Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
$100 Million Payday For Feedburner - This Deal Is Confirmed — Rumors about Google acquiring RSS management company Feedburner from last week, started by ex-TechCrunch UK editor Sam Sethi, are accurate and are now confirmed according to a source close to the deal.
Discussion: Deep Jive Interests, Rev2.org, One By One Media, HipMojo.com, Marshall Kirkpatrick, ClickZ News Blog, alarm:clock, Vecosys, The RSS Blog, Lies, Damned Lies, The Next Net, SitePoint Blogs, CrunchNotes, Read/WriteWeb, Good Morning Silicon Valley, BetaNews, VentureBeat, Paul Colligan's …, CNET News.com, TechFold, mathewingram.com/work, John Chow dot Com, Forever Geek, CyberNet Technology News, franticindustries, tbites, Podcasting News, parislemon, Digital Alchemy dot TV, TechSpot News, Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life, Publishing 2.0, Download Squad, paidContent.org, RobWebb2K, ben barren, Search Engine Watch Blog, Business Week, Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim, Weblog Tools Collection, Andy Beard, Tom Raftery's Social Media, Valleywag, Search Engine Journal, Web Analytics World, Todd Watson, digg and Slashdot
Sid Yadav / Rev2.org: Google to Acquire FeedBurner for $100 million
Bill McGuire / ClickZ News Blog: Google to Buy FeedBurner, Source Says
Sam Sethi / Vecosys: Why Google really wants to buy Feedburner?
Randy Charles Morin / The RSS Blog: Google Buys Feedburner for $100M
Ian D Thomas / Lies, Damned Lies: Googleburner? Feedboogle? Fondleburger?
Erick Schonfeld / The Next Net: Rumor: Google About To Buy Feedburner
Chrispian / SitePoint Blogs: Feedburner Acquired by Google
Josh Catone / Read/WriteWeb: Report: Feedburner to Google for $100m
John Murrell / Good Morning Silicon Valley: Insert awkward coinage of combined Google-FeedBurner names here
Matt Marshall / VentureBeat: Google buys Feedburner for $100M
Paul Colligan / Paul Colligan's Profitable Podcasting: A Good Day All Around - Reports Of The Feedburner Purchase (And What They Mean)
Elinor Mills / CNET News.com: Report: Google buying FeedBurner for $100 million
Stan Schroeder / franticindustries: Google now owns your RSS feeds
Jose Vilches / TechSpot News: Google to acquire Feedburner for $100 million
Scott Karp / Publishing 2.0: Google Acquires FeedBurner To Control The Building Blocks Of Online Publishing
Brad Linder / Download Squad: Google to pay $100 million for Feedburner
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent.org: Feedburner-Google Deal In Final Stages, Possible $100 Million Value: Reports
Rob Webb / RobWebb2K: Google + Feedburner = big for Chicago
Redbarren / ben barren: It's a Post Eddie + Kerry Kinda World.
Kevin Newcomb / Search Engine Watch Blog: Google Buying Feedburner?
Andy Beard / Niche Marketing: 7+7 Reasons Why Google Buying FeedBurner is a Match Made in Heaven & Hell
Tom Raftery / Tom Raftery's Social Media: Google now controls more of my info!
Loren Baker / Search Engine Journal: Google FeedBurner Buyout 'Confirmed'
Manoj Jasra / Web Analytics World: FeedBurner Sold! for $100 Million to Google
Dvhirt / Slashdot: Feedburner Sale to Google Confirmed
Todd Cochrane / Geek News Central:
Google is Buying FeedBurner this is pure Evil! — I am hearing a lot of people cheering for Feedburner, sure I am happy for the folks that started the company, but this is really bad for people that are now going to be spied upon at a whole new level by the Google machine.
Karen / Official Google Blog:
Search without boundaries — Posted by Franz Och, Research Scientist; Maureen Heymans, Software Engineer; and Jeff Chin, International Product Manager — One of our goals at Google is to provide access to all the world's information. A big obstacle for that is the language barrier.
Discussion: Softpedia News, Google Blogoscoped, Googlified, Google Operating System and Digital Alchemy dot TV
Bogdan Popa / Softpedia News: Major Update for Google's Translate Feature!
Philipp Lenssen / Google Blogoscoped: Google Releases Cross-Language Search
Haochi / Googlified: Search Results without Borders
Ionut Alex Chitu / Google Operating System: Google Multilingual Search
Holly M. Sanders / New York Post:
GOOGLE ANNOUNCES PURGE OF AD-HEAVY WEB SITES — Google is trying to clean up its search results by cracking down on dubious Web sites that contain little content but lots of ads. — The search giant has notified a number of Web publishers in the last few days that they will be dropped from its popular …
Chris Winfield / 10e20: Chris Winfield in The NY Post: 'Ad & Subtract'
Duncan Riley / TechCrunch:
Adsense For Video, Google Still Lagging — Google has announced a closed beta test of Adsense for Video. — According to the post on Inside Adsense, Adsense for Video consists of "in-stream" advertisements. Publishers define at what point the advertisements will appear for each video.
Nilay Patel / Engadget:
Apple to drop new Macbooks and iMacs at WWDC? — While we know for sure that Steve is going to show off a "feature-complete" version of Leopard at this year's WWDC, and we wouldn't be surprised if the iPhone got some quality time on stage as well, we haven't really heard anything solid …
Discussion: Cult of Mac
Pete Mortensen / Cult of Mac: New Macs at WWDC? (Well, yeah)
Katie Marsal / AppleInsider:
Apple seen unloading new MacBook Pros and (possibly) iMacs at WWDC
Apple seen unloading new MacBook Pros and (possibly) iMacs at WWDC
Discussion: Macsimum News, Ars Technica, Apple Gazette and digg
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Analyst predicts new MacBook Pros, iMacs at WWDC
Iljitsch van Beijnum / Ars Technica: Analyst expects the expected for WWDC'07
Michael / Apple Gazette: Rumor Round-up: Death of the 17 inch iMac and new iMacs and Macbook Pros at WWDC
John R. Quain / New York Times:
Basics: Cellphone Banking Is Coming of Age — YOU'RE starting a two-week vacation far from home when you suddenly realize you left the mortgage payment on the kitchen table instead of mailing it on the way to the airport. Or perhaps you're standing in the checkout line of a store …
Discussion: mocoNews.net, textually.org and The Mobile Technology Weblog
James Quintana Pearce / mocoNews.net: Bank Of America Goes Mobile, Japanese M-Payment Services Increase
Ethan / ...My heart's in Accra:
Global Voices wins Knight Foundation News Challenge — I'm at the Editor and Publisher and Adweek "Interactive Media" conference today because the Knight Foundation is announcing its News Challenge winners this morning at the conference. Global Voices has won one of the 24 awards …
Discussion: Confessions of an Aca/Fan, Center for Citizen Media and Social Media
Henry Jenkins / Confessions of an Aca/Fan: CMS and Media Lab Get Knight Grant to Start a Center for Future Civic Media
Dan Gillmor / Center for Citizen Media: Citizen Media and the Law: A New Project
JD Lasica / Social Media: News Challenge winners
Knight Foundation grant
Knight Foundation grant
Discussion: Placeblogger, Kelsey Group Blogs, CyberJournalist.net and Recovering Journalist
Lisa Williams / Placeblogger: Placeblogger Wins Knight 21st Century News Challenge
Peter Krasilovsky / Kelsey Group Blogs: Knight Foundation Injects Lots of Cash in Hyper-Local
Jonathan Dube / CyberJournalist.net: Knight News Challenge First-Year Winners Announced
Jangl Upgrades a Billion Phones Instantly, Adds Ability to Call Anyone Online, Worldwide, Anytime — Jangl Assigns a Phone Number to Every Email Address on the Internet — PLEASANTON, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Know someone online you'd like to talk to on the phone, but don't have their phone number - or don't want to give them yours?
Discussion: TechCrunch, StartupSquad.com, Alec Saunders .LOG and VoIP Watch
Nick Gonzalez / TechCrunch: Jangl Tailors VOIP for Social Networks
Andy Abramson / VoIP Watch: New Jangle Service Blends Email Address with Phone Calling
Dell Offers Three Consumer Systems With Ubuntu 7.04 — It's finally here. Later today, Dell will offer U.S customers three different systems with Ubuntu 7.04 installed: the XPS 410n and Dimension E520n desktops and the Inspiron E1505n notebook. These systems will be available at www.dell.com/open by 4pm CST today.
Discussion: CNET News.com, Wired News, Softpedia News and digg
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft:
Google is failing the Microsoft litmus test — If you want to evaluate the "evil" quotient of any company's strategy/behavior, consider how you'd feel about it if it were Microsoft in the driver seat. — Robert McLaws of Windows-Now.com fame reminded me of my "Is Google evil?" litmus test in his post, "Google: The New Big Brother."
Discussion: MediaVidea, Windows-Now.com and Financial Times
Robert McLaws / Windows-Now.com: Google: The New Big Brother
Robert McMillan / InfoWorld:
GPL author: Google must share code — (InfoWorld) - Companies like Google that build their business on software such as Linux have a moral imperative to contribute back to the free software community, a prominent open-source advocate said Tuesday. — That's a good thing because it doesn't look …
Discussion: GigaLaw.com Daily News
David Pogue / New York Times:
State of the Art: How to Make Your Cellphone Act Like a BlackBerry — When you whip out a BlackBerry or a Treo in public, what does it say about you? — You might think that it says: "I'm an important person who can't afford to be out of touch. I can do e-mail all day long, and I'll never miss that critical deal."
Georges Yared / Apple Inc (AAPL): BloggingStocks:
Apple will be bigger than IBM — Arguably two of America's best run companies are Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL) and International Business Machines (NYSE: IBM). Both have achieved high levels of success and shareholders have been rewarded along the way. However, both are treading in different waters …
Discussion: MacDailyNews, The Mac Observer and Macsimum News
Bryan Chaffin / The Mac Observer: Analyst: Apple Will Be Bigger Than IBM
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Analyst: Apple will be bigger than IBM in market capitalization
Stephen Shankland / CNET News.com:
Novell to detail Microsoft patent pact — SAN FRANCISCO—Novell will share details of its patent pact with Microsoft this month in a regulatory filing that had been delayed by a stock option investigation. — Novell plans to reveal the details in conjunction with filing its upcoming annual report …