Brooks Barnes / New York Times:
NBC Will Not Renew ITunes Contract — NBC Universal, unable to come to an agreement with Apple on pricing, has decided not to renew its contract to sell digital downloads of television shows on iTunes. — The media conglomerate — which is the No. 1 supplier of digital video to Apple's online store …
Discussion: Techdirt, Apple 2.0, IP Democracy, last100, WebProNews, Epicenter, DailyTech, Between the Lines, Guardian Unlimited, Byte of the Apple, Apple Gazette, Compiler, Webomatica, MediaBytes with Shelly …, blognation USA technology, Digital Daily, ParisLemon, Macsimum News, Reuters Blogs, CinemaTech, Playlist, MacUser, Media Biz, Digital Trends, Gizmodo, BloggingStocks, The Unofficial Apple Weblog, TECH.BLORGE.com, MacDailyNews, Digital Download, Silicon Alley Insider, UNEASYsilence, NewTeeVee, TechCrunch, Lost Remote, iLounge, paidContent.org, Zatz Not Funny! and Digg
Mike Masnick / Techdirt: iTunes Partners Starting To Get Fidgety
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Apple 2.0: What iTunes Looks Like Without NBC
Cynthia Brumfield / IP Democracy: Time for Apple to Strategically Invest in Content
Steve O'Hear / last100: NBC Universal plays hardball with iTunes
Mike Sachoff / WebProNews: NBC To Drop iTunes
Adario Strange / Epicenter: Apple ITunes Loses NBC Content Deal
Brandon Hill / DailyTech: NBC Universal to Sever iTunes Contract
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines: iTunes showdown brewing: Content owners vs Apple
Bobbie Johnson / Guardian Unlimited: No more Heroes any more... on iTunes
Arik Hesseldahl / Byte of the Apple: NBC-Universal Pulls Out of iTunes
Scott Gilbertson / Compiler: NBC Universal Drops ITunes Downloads
Shelly Palmer / MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer Video: MediaBytes 08.31.2007 — Click to view today's MediaBytes video.
Marc Orchant / blognation USA technology: NBC and Apple can't make a deal?
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: No. 1 Supplier of Digital Video to iTunes Soon to Be No. 1 Supplier …
MG Siegler / ParisLemon: Is iTunes About To Have a Coup On Its Hands?
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: NBC doesn't renew iTunes contract
Franklin Paul / Reuters Blogs: Keep an eye on: NBC, Apple
Scott Kirsner / CinemaTech: Attention iTunes Users: Please Visit Hulu
Peter Cohen / Playlist: NBC and Apple at iTunes Store impasse, says report
Derik DeLong / MacUser: NBC pulling out of iTunes, BSG fans everywhere cry
Paul R. La Monica / Media Biz: News Corp.-NBC site has a name: Hulu
Geoff Duncan / Digital Trends: NBC Pulling TV Shows from iTunes?
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo: Media Wars: NBC Universal Pulling the Plug on iTunes Content
Douglas McIntyre / BloggingStocks: NBC pulling shows from Apple's (AAPL) iTunes?
Danny Mendez / TECH.BLORGE.com: NBC kills its iTunes contract with Apple
Karlgaard / Digital Download: NBC Ditches iTunes
Peter Kafka / Silicon Alley Insider: NBC To Apple: We're Leaving iTunes
Liz Gannes / NewTeeVee: No More NBC Shows on iTunes?
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch: NBC Bails on iTunes
Cory Bergman / Lost Remote: NBCU to pull out of iTunes
Charles Starrett / iLounge: News: NBC decides against renewal of iTunes contract
Dave Zatz / Zatz Not Funny!: NBC Dumps iTunes (for now)
Ryan Block / Engadget:
NBC cancels iTunes contract — Ouch. Another in a long line of disagreements with Apple about the pricing of content on iTunes, another somewhat unexpected blow to the internet's largest digital media etailer. NBC Universal, iTunes's number one seller, apparently backed out of renewing …
Brian Garrity / New York Post:
APPLE, LABELS PITCH 'TONES — Steve Jobs is getting into the ringtones business, The Post has learned. — Apple is in the midst of developing an offering with the major music labels to sell ringers to iPhone users via iTunes, multiple sources familiar with the situation said.
Discussion: Macsimum News and BloggingStocks
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Apple to get into ringtone biz
Douglas McIntyre / BloggingStocks: Apple (AAPL) calling: iPhone ringtones
Don Reisinger / CNET News.com:
NBC says bye to iTunes, hello to piracy and lost revenue — In news that comes just weeks after iTunes' loss of Universal Music Group, NBC has officially canceled its contract with iTunes, citing the need for stricter piracy controls and higher pricing that Apple was unwilling to provide.
Brian Garrity / New York Post:
LET'S DANCE BABY — UNDERDOG AMAZON SET TO CHALLENGE ITUNES — Apple boss Steve Jobs is about to have another new challenger for dominance in the digital music business: Amazon.com's Jeff Bezos. — The online retail giant has tentatively set a mid-September target for the launch …
Discussion: Digital Trends and Contentinople
Geoff Duncan / Digital Trends: September Launch for Amazon Music Store?
NBC to pull shows from iTunes
NBC to pull shows from iTunes
Discussion: Media Biz and The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs
Paul R. La Monica / Media Biz: Why the networks don't need iTunes
Harrison Hoffman / The Web Services Report:
Yahoo's new social job network: Kickstart — Yahoo is looking to change the game with their new social job network, Kickstart. They are currently conducting research surveys among college students to find out what they think of this new service. Yahoo asks this question to the participants …
Searcharazzi / Search Engine Land: Last Time, on Yahoo! Executive Survivor...
Doug Caverly / WebProNews: Yahoo Tests A Facebook/LinkedIn Contender
Duncan Riley / TechCrunch: Yahoo To KickStart Social Networking Efforts
Muhammad Saleem / muhammad.saleem: yahoo! kickstart: business networking with a social twist
Scott Gilbertson / Compiler: Yahoo KickStart Could Help Students Find Dream Jobs
Loren Baker / Search Engine Journal: Yahoo Kickstart : Social Job Network
Derick / Internet Marketing Monitor: Yahoo! Takes a Stab at Social Networking... College Clique Style
Rhiza Sanchez / 901am: Yahoo to "Kickstart" their very own social job network
Paul Bennett / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: Yahoo Social Network To Get KickStart
Gerald Magpily / Tech Confidential Blog: Yahoo! tests job networking
Pete Cashmore / Mashable!: Yahoo Kickstart: Yahoo Building Rival to Facebook and LinkedIn
Mchillingworth / IWR Blog: Union group warns of Facebook sackings
Thomas Ricker / Engadget:
The 2008 iPhone display? Sharp's next gen multi-touch LCD revealed — Want to see the glass behind the iPhone's multi-touch panel? Well this ain't it, it's better. Sharp — one of Apple's iPhone panel providers — just unveiled their newest 3.5-inch, 320 x 480 pixel resolution multi-touch panel …
Discussion: Mobility Site
Jack Cook / Mobility Site: Thin is in!! A NEW iPhone Touch Panel?
SHARP World Index:
Sharp Develops and Will Mass Produce New System LCD with Embedded Optical Sensors to Provide Input Capabilities Including Touch Screen and Scanner Functions — Enables New User Interfaces for Mobile Devices — Sharp Corporation has successfully developed a new System LCD equipped with touch screen and scanner functions.
Discussion: CrunchGear and GottaBeMobile.com
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile.com: Sharp's New Small TouchScreens
David Willis / BBC:
'Flying saucer' nears US take-off — It has been called the vehicle of the future and the ultimate way to beat the rush hour commute. — It is the M 200G, otherwise known as a "flying saucer", which is being built by a company in Davis, California called Moller International.
Discussion: Guardian, Ben Hammersley and Slashdot
Ionut Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
Easy Way to Find Recent Web Pages — Now that Google indexes pages extremely fast and saves the date of the first indexing, it would be nice to have more options for restricting search results to a date range. Google only provided three options in the advanced search …
Discussion: Search Engine Land
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
New Twitter Visualization Tools Coming: First Is Twitter Blocks — The Twitter team must have had a Red Bull machine installed at the offices, because suddenly they're launching new stuff left and right. — They recently added search and Gmail import features to the service.
Discussion: Drew B's take on tech PR and Techomical
Soso Sazesh / Techomical: Twitter Hat-Tricks With New "Explore" Section
Eric Bangeman / Ars Technica:
Security researcher stumbles across embassy e-mail log-ins — Security consultant Dan Egerstad has managed to snag usernames and passwords for over 100 e-mail accounts belonging to embassy employees around the world. According to Computer Sweden, which was able to check that some of the data was accurate …
Discussion: The Raw Feed and Inquirer
Yahoo! Search Marketing Blog:
Enhanced Tools and New Options — Write Ads Right(er) — Let's admit it: Writing has gotten a whole lot easier in the last couple of millennia or so. I mean, would you write at all if you had to scratch out marks on a clay tablet with a wooden stylus? Fill your quill with ink from an ink pot every two lines?
Discussion: Search Engine Land, Search Engine Journal, Search Engine Roundtable and Inside AdWords
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land: Yahoo Adds New Ad Tools & Reporting; Google Changes Reports Interface
Arnold Zafra / Search Engine Journal: Yahoo Gives Panama Some New Features
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Roundtable: Yahoo! Search Marketing Launches New August 2007 Features
Heather / Inside AdWords: The Report Center gets a makeover