Om Malik / GigaOM:
Safari for Windows... but WHY? — Steve Jobs & Company must have known that releasing a Safari browser for the Windows platform was going to result in some serious blowback: vulnerabilities, outrage and of course, the mocking. And as expected, the digerati responded with scorn and outrage.
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Apple 2.0: Why Photographers (and L.L. Beans) Will Like Safari for Windows
Chris Myers / Good Morning Silicon Valley: Apple highlights impressive Safari for Windows download/bug ratio
Erick Schonfeld / The Next Net: Safari for Windows Starts a Stampede
Ryan Naraine / Zero Day: Securing Safari: How to run Apple's Web browser securely
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: Safari For Windows Tops 1 Million Downloads In 48 Hours
Brad Linder / Download Squad: Safari 3.0.1 Beta relased with security fixes
I, Cringely . The Pulpit | PBS:
The Seduction of AT&T — This week was Apple's World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC), the biggest news from which seemed to be the beta version of Safari (Apple's web browser) for Windows. Why the heck would Apple even produce such a product? Readers and pundits alike have been wondering ad nauseam.
Discussion: Between the Lines, WinExtra, CrunchGear and InfoWorld
Steven Hodson / WinExtra: Off the Cuff: iPhone obsolete, defending capitalism & stuff
Robert McMillan / InfoWorld: After hacker dissection, Safari beta is patched
Henry Gottlieb / LAW.com:
MySpace, Facebook Privacy Limits Tested in Emotional Distress Suit — The operators of MySpace and Facebook social networking sites assure their millions of subscribers that only designated "friends" can read registrants' private postings. — But do the postings stay private …
Discussion: IP Democracy, Insider Chatter, The Social Web, David Dalka, GigaLaw.com Daily News and Listics
Cynthia Brumfield / IP Democracy: Are Social Network Postings Subject to Discovery?
Donna Bogatin / Insider Chatter: Facebook vs. MySpace: Who Needs Privacy?
Steve O'Hear / The Social Web: iTunes sets up shop in Bebo; CNN/YouTube sponsor presidential debate …
Frank Paynter / Listics: Rock on, Edna — It's Dervala's birthday tomorrow.
Aline van Duyn / Financial Times:
Sony chief ponders cut for PS3 price — Sir Howard Stringer, the chairman and chief executive of Sony Corp, said the electronics and entertainment company was trying to "refine" how much it could afford to cut the price of PlayStation 3 gaming consoles, saying there was "no question" consumers wanted the price to be lower.
Discussion: DailyTech, GamePro.com, TechSpot, Digital Trends, Joystiq, GamesIndustry.biz and Kotaku
Brent Kampe / GamePro.com: Sony bigwig hints at coming PS3 price cut?
Jose Vilches / TechSpot: Sony considers PS3 price cut
Nick Mokey / Digital Trends: Playstation 3 Price Cut A Possibility
Alexander Sliwinski / Joystiq: Sony CEO says they're looking to 'refine' PS3 price
Howard Stringer on movies, music and PlayStation — Chrystia Freeland, Financial Times US managing editor, interviewed Sir Howard Stringer of Sony. This is a transcript of the interview, which you may watch here. In this segment Mr Stringer discusses movies, music and PlayStation.
Discussion: Ars Technica, Inquirer and Engadget
Theo Valich / Inquirer: PS3 price drop only a matter of time
Ryan Block / Engadget: Howard Stringer: Sony "studying" PS3 price cut
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Discussion: Between the Lines
Stuart Elliott / New York Times:
MySpace Mini-Episodes, Courtesy of Honda — YEARS after Volkswagen challenged drivers to "Think small," another automaker, Honda, plans to run smaller commercials for a smaller car in smaller versions of television series. — Honda will be the sole sponsor of what Sony Pictures Television …
Discussion: WebProNews, Daily Feed, BloggingStocks, Reel Pop and Media 3.0 with Shelly Palmer
Doug Caverly / WebProNews: MySpace, Sony, Honda Create Classic "Minisodes"
David Hirschman / Daily Feed: SONY CLASSIC TV 'MINISODES' ON MYSPACE
Douglas McIntyre / BloggingStocks: Online TV from Sony
Hollywoodreporter / Reel Pop: Sony Minisodes debut next week
Alex Pham / Los Angeles Times:
On 'fatblogs,' heavy people weigh in — Many struggling with extra pounds go public in search of willpower. — Jason McCabe Calacanis is a blogging maestro. About 10,000 people visit his website each day to read his new business ideas, musings on technology and potshots at rival entrepreneurs.
Discussion: Susan Mernit's Blog
1-800-FREE411 Receives Patent for Free 411 Ad-Supported Directory Assistance Service — Patent Discloses 1-800-FREE411's Proven Business Model in the Growing Free 411 Space — MENLO PARK, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Jingle Networks, Inc., operator of the 1-800-FREE411 directory assistance service …
Discussion: Search Engine Land, Screenwerk and TechCrunch
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: Local Mobile Search Provider 1-800-Free411 Touts Patent Against Rivals
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: Jingle Patent on Ad-Supported 411
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch: Jingle Awarded Patent For Advertising-Supported 411 Calls
Report: MS Using New Heat Sinks to Alleviate 360 Failures — New photos have surfaced that seem to reveal an improved cooling system within the 360, and the reports suggest that owners who have had their systems repaired are getting them back with the new heat sinks installed.
Discussion: CrunchGear and DailyTech
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: Microsoft Refuses To Say Whether or Not New Xbox 360 Heat Sinks are Permanent
Mark Androvich / GamesIndustry.biz:
Component updates are "commonplace", says Microsoft
Component updates are "commonplace", says Microsoft
Discussion: Ars Technica, Kotaku, Joystiq and Xbox 360 Fanboy
Richard Mitchell / Xbox 360 Fanboy: MS responds to new heatsink in 360s
Raul / Skype Garage:
Skype 3.5 Beta for Windows initial release — Today we have released Skype 3.5 Beta for Windows. It includes many new features in comparison with Skype 3.2 for Windows. — This is a beta release which means that we are still working on it and that it is only recommended for experienced users to try out new bleeding edge features.
Discussion: Download Squad, Alec Saunders .LOG, VoIP & Gadgets Blog, Skype Journal and Podcasting News
Brad Linder / Download Squad: Skype 3.5 Beta for Windows released
Alec Saunders .LOG: News of the week — While I've been rebuilding PC's this week, a lot has been going on.
Jim Courtney / Skype Journal: Full Skype Call Transfer Arrives on the Scene
Rarely Greys / Net Cooties:
Yahoo defect endangers users — do web sites care? — Summary: — Critical cross-site scripting (XSS) defect in Yahoo services is discovered — Proof of concept of exploit is included — XSS bugs are on the rise because of web 2.0+ — The web industry is mostly negligent about dealing with XSS
CowboyNeal / Slashdot: Yahoo! XSS Flaw Endangers its Users
Steve Bryant / NewTeeVee:
Michael Moore's Sicko leaked on the Net — Sicko, Michael Moore's scathing look at the healthcare industry and the pharmaceutical companies that are destroying it, is scheduled to debut June 29 in theaters. But, if you're the savvy keyboarding sort you can download the documentary now.
Discussion: Daily Feed
David Hirschman / Daily Feed: BRIEFS: NBCU/NEWS CORP. PROJECT, 'SICKO' LEAKED, 'CRUSH ON OBAMA' REAX
Tony Smith / The Register:
Sony Ericsson intros 5Mp Cyber-shot phone — Receive the days biggest stories by email, sign up here — Sony Ericsson is to beef up its line of Cyber-shot camera phones with a new five-megapixel model, but you're going to have to wait until nearly Christmas to get your hands on it.
Discussion: Sony Ericsson and i-boy
George Nimeh / i-boy: New 5 megapix phones get good buzz
Evan Ackerman / OhGizmo!:
LANdroid Wireless Battle Net — Ever wish that your wireless network could follow you wherever you went? Yeah, so does the US Army. DARPA's LANdroid is a palm-sized, totally autonomous network router on cute little tank treads. It's designed to be used in urban environments …
Discussion: CNET News.com, Ministry of Tech, rb.trends and Engadget
Mike Yamamoto / CNET News.com: 'LANdroid' keeps troops plugged in
DJ Neawedde / Ministry of Tech: LANDroid is 'All-Terrain Wireless Router'
Rbanks / rb.trends: Mesh networks that move
Darren Murph / Engadget: LANdroids offer autonomous radio relay on the battlefield