Check out Mini-Techmeme for simple mobiles or Techmeme Mobile for modern smartphones.
7:15 AM ET, August 8, 2007

Techmeme

 Top Items: 
Eric Eldon / VentureBeat:
Forbes buys social bookmarking site Clipmarks  —  Clipmarks, one of the many startups that helps users collect and organize information from around the web, is being bought by Forbes Magazine, an inside source tells us.  —  The New York-based startup lets you select text, photos or videos on web pages …
RELATED:
Jessica E. Vascellaro / Wall Street Journal:
Hearst Set to Buy Shoppers Site Kaboodle  —  Hearst Corp. plans to announce today its plans to acquire closely held start-up Kaboodle Inc., a service for sharing shopping recommendations and style advice online.  —  The deal marks Hearst's attempt to tap a new area of e-commerce …
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Big Media Is Buying, Hearst goes Kaboodle
Discussion: Mashable!
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Hearst Acquires Kaboodle for $30+ million
Discussion: Read/WriteWeb
Google News Blog:
Perspectives about the news from people in the news  —  We wanted to give you a heads-up on a new, experimental feature we'll be trying out on the Google News home page.  Starting this week, we'll be displaying reader comments on stories in Google News, but with a bit of a twist...
RELATED:
Ionut Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
Google News Adds Comments  —  Google News is useful if you want to read all the related articles in a single view and to get an unbiased overview of the most important stories, but it lacks interactivity and user participation.  To change this, the news site will allow comments, but only from people involved in a story.
Arnold Zafra / Search Engine Journal:
Google to Add Reader Comments on News Portal
Discussion: Mashable!
RELATED:
Apple:
Apple Unveils New iMac  —  All New Line Features Sleek Aluminum 20- and 24-inch Designs  —  Apple® today unveiled an all new all-in-one iMac® line featuring gorgeous 20- and 24-inch widescreen displays encased in elegant and professional aluminum and glass enclosures.
RELATED:
Dave Caolo / The Unofficial Apple Weblog:
iPhones ready for web gallery now  —  Well, here's something interesting.  This morning, I had three options when working with photos on my iPhone: "Use as Wallpaper," "Email Photo" and "Assign to Contact."  Well, I turned my phone on a minute ago (about 4:15 PM Eastern), and a fourth option has appeared: "Send to Web Gallery."
Mendelson Tiu / Smarthouse:
Palm Treo 750 Updates To Windows Mobile 6  —  Palm has announced the upcoming availability of the Windows Mobile 6 Professional Edition operating system update for the Palm Treo 750 smartphone.  —  Palm's Country Manager for Australia and New Zealand, Olivier Rozay said …
Discussion: Engadget
RELATED:
Long Zheng / istartedsomething:
Palm officially announces Windows Mobile 6 for Treo 750
Discussion: Pocket PC Thoughts
David DeJean / InformationWeek:
Smartphone Browser Shootout: Palm, BlackBerry, HTC Vs. iPhone
Discussion: jkOnTheRun and Slashdot
Andrew Catton / Dabble DB:
Introducing Dabble Do  —  We're very happy to announce our second product: Dabble Do, a social to-do list.  —  THE INTERACTION'S THE THING  —  With social to-dos, it's all about the interactions.  Everyone has their own list of the items assigned to them.
RELATED:
Richard MacManus / Read/WriteWeb:
Dabble Do Launches - Social To-Do List for Facebook  —  Web office vendor Dabble DB has jumped on the Facebook bandwagon and launched a "social to-do list" called Dabble Do.  You can get it on Facebook here.  How is it social, I hear you ask?  Basically you can assign items not only to yourself …
Stephen J. Dubner / Freakonomics:
Moving Day  —  After two and a half years of camping out at Freakonomics.com, after more than 1,300 posts and many thousands of reader comments, this blog is moving.  From now on, we will reside here at NYTimes.com.  If you are a new reader, welcome.  If you are an old reader …
Discussion: rexblog.com
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Middle America, Meet The Hackers  —  Don't try to hack the hackers.  —  That's what Dateline NBC's Associate Producer Michelle Madigan learned at this year's DefCon, the largest gathering of hackers, crackers and security professionals in the world.  Going undercover, she hoped …
Discussion: IT
Matt Marshall / VentureBeat:
People search engine Spock launches  —  Spock, the Redwood City, Calif. search engine for people, launches tomorrow after a year of suspense.  —  It has remained secretive for months (see our original coverage), testing its engine, adding some 100,000 profiles and inserting other social networking features.
Peter Kafka / Silicon Alley Insider:
MySpace Adds The Onion  —  The Onion, the Soho-based website/newspaper/multimedia comedy juggernaut, has signed on to distribute its stuff through News Corp.'s MySpace.  There's a wacky press release full of Wall Street Journal jokes and the like (the best part may be the straight-faced addendum …
Discussion: CNET News.com, ParisLemon and Mashable!
Nick Wingfield / Wall Street Journal:
Apple's New iMacs Aim for Windows Users  —  CUPERTINO, Calif. — Apple Inc., known in recent years for its eye-catching iPod and iPhone gadgets, moved to return attention to its heritage — computers — with a new line of consumer machines and software aimed at winning over more users of Windows-based PCs.
Discussion: 24/7 Wall St. and TechSpot News
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Techmeme at 7:15 AM ET, August 8, 2007.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Techmeme Sponsor Posts: 
Google Meet:
Try Google Meet Video Meetings  —  Google's premium video meetings are now free for everyone.  Find it at meet.google.com.
Zoho:
Here's how you can overcome remote work challenges  —  To enjoy the many benefits associated with remote work, you have to overcome the challenges it brings at first.  Sometimes your employees may develop a sense of isolation …
Techmeme Leaderboards:
Find out who the top reporters are in 43 different tech categories  —  Who are the most influential writers on topics like AI, VR, IoT, or e-commerce?  We've analyzed Techmeme's news crawl data to find out.
Oura:
What are the stages of sleep?  —  REM sleep?  Deep sleep?  Light sleep?  Why each is important, and how much of each stage do you need for a restful night?
Sponsor Techmeme
 
 See Also: 
Techmeme: site main
Techmeme River: reverse chronological Techmeme
Techmeme Mobile: for phones
Techmeme Leaderboard: Techmeme's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
Techmeme RSS feed
Techmeme on Twitter
 
 
 More Items: 
John Borland / Threat Level:
Five days of camp Chaos, or hacking from a tent
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Who's afraid of FiOS?
Discussion: OneTRAK and 24/7 Wall St.
Darren Murph / Engadget:
NTT's HC-1000 puts you in control of home security
Nick Gonzalez / TechCrunch:
Scrybe Closes Series A
Ben Kuchera / Opposable Thumbs:
360 Cores and Premiums with HDMI? An inside source spills the beans
Jonathan Fildes / BBC:
Putting electronics in a spin
Jason / Signal vs. Noise:
How Apple's small things influence their big things
Kevin Kelleher / GigaOM:
Will Credit Crunch Help Or Hurt Tech Cos?
 Earlier Items: 
PR Newswire:
Motorola Unveils MOTOMAGX Mobile Linux Platform
Discussion: Engadget and PC World
Nick Gonzalez / TechCrunch:
Verwandt.de: German Geni Clone
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
SF Chronicle Trims Business Section; The Best Are Gone
Discussion: Chuqui 3.0.1 Beta
Nick Gonzalez / TechCrunch:
Intense Debate Soups Up Your Blog Comments
Jacqui Cheng / Infinite Loop:
Unboxing the new, brushed metal iMac
Brad Linder / TV Squad:
Hackers discover how to download streaming movies from Netflix
Eric Eldon / VentureBeat:
Former Brocade CEO found guilty of stock options back-dating
Richard MacManus / Read/WriteWeb:
Eric Schmidt Defines Web 3.0