Philipp Lenssen / Google Blogoscoped:
Discussion: Googling Google, Download Squad and Googlified
Garett Rogers / Googling Google: New version of Gmail starting to roll out
Brad Linder / Download Squad: Google prepping Gmail 2.0
Nathan Weinberg / InsideGoogle:
Google Analyst Day Features New Gmail — It's been well-known for a while that Google is readying a version 2.0 of Gmail, designed to update the four-year old email software that has been looking dated lately. At Google's recent Analyst Day, they talked about the new version publicly for the first time …
Ionut Alex Chitu / Google Operating System: Gmail's New Version Is Now Available
Sepideh Saremi / Searchviews: Gmail 2.0 is Coming — Folks, sometimes we need some background music …
Kristen Nicole / Mashable!: Gmail's Pointless Upgrades
Robert Nelson / Gadgetell: More improvements coming from Gmail
Ionut Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
How Gmail Blocks Spam — While Gmail doesn't filters all the spam messages that could reach your inbox, it certainly does a better job than other webmail apps like Yahoo Mail or Hotmail. Gmail's filters are constantly improving and an important ingredient of their effectiveness is the use of community signals.
Discussion: Official Google Blog, Zoli's Blog and All About Symbian
Zoli Erdos / Zoli's Blog: The Irony of Contextual Advertising
Steve Litchfield / All About Symbian: GMail, GMail and GMail — You know how spam really gets …
Michael Learmonth / Variety:
Zucker says Apple deal rotten — NBC U says iTunes revenues meager — NBC U topper Jeff Zucker warned that new digital business models were turning media revenues "from dollars into pennies" and revealed NBC U booked just $15 million in revenue during the last year of its deal with Apple's iTunes.
Nick Gonzalez / TechCrunch: Free From iTunes Addiction, NBC Universal Seizes Control Of Digital Destiny
Peter Kafka / Silicon Alley Insider: NBC: iTunes Video Was A Non-Business
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / FORTUNE: Apple 2.0: NBC's Zucker: Apple Turned Dollars into Pennies
Christina Warren / The Unofficial Apple Weblog: NBC exec slams iTunes revenues/business model
Nicholas Carlson / Valleywag: NBC sought cut from iPod sales [Apple]
Ian Betteridge / Technovia: NBC's Zucker to Apple: "Wahhhhhh"
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: 'Apple Has Destroyed the Music Business'-What Was Left of It, Anyway
Charles Starrett / iLounge: NBC Universal wanted cut of Apple hardware sales
Jemima Kiss / PDA: How Apple wound up NBC
Donald Melanson / Engadget: Jeff Zucker says iTunes deal only netted NBC Universal $15 million
Brier Dudley / Brier Dudley's blog: Experimenting with Hulu, here's The Simpsons
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: NBC says iTunes deal wasn't lucrative enough, wants more more more money
Chris Albrecht / NewTeeVee: Vid-Biz: NBCU, blinkx, DAVE
Kristen Nicole / Mashable!: NBC: "Why We Don't Like Apple" — NBC Universal CEO Jeff Zucker …
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
I Eat My Words: Hulu Will Shake Up the Online Video Market — OK, I will admit, I was busy sharpening up the knives at BoomTown HQ to prepare for the debut of Hulu this week. — Let's just say that I have been dubious that two lumbering media companies-in this case, News Corp. …
Discussion: Bits, last100, Guardian Unlimited, Agence France Presse, New York Times, Terry Heaton's PoMo Blog, Adrants, Wired News, Hulu Blog, Associated Press, TVover.net, Lost Remote, HipMojo.com, TIME: Nerd World, Ryan Block, Good Morning Silicon Valley, Salon, Profy.Com, Valleywag, Contentinople, Searchviews, Ars Technica, Portfolio.com, NEWSFACTOR, Todd Watson, CyberNet, Epicenter, Search Engine Land, TechCrunch, BetaNews, Glass House, Read/WriteWeb and Between the Lines
Saul Hansell / Bits: Making Sense of Hulu
Daniel Langendorf / last100: Early reactions to Hulu are encouraging, if not cautious
Terry Heaton / Terry Heaton's PoMo Blog: LET THE HULU SPIN BEGIN!
Angela Natividad / Adrants: 'Hulu' May Be the Last Sound Joost Ever Hears
Terrence Russell / Wired News: First Look: Hulu Combines Ease of Use, Content, Advertising
Jason / Hulu Blog: Beta testing begins for Hulu
Gary Gentile / Associated Press: NBC, Fox launching online video site
Ashkan Karbasfrooshan / HipMojo.com: Hulu is Here
Lev Grossman / TIME: Nerd World: Hulu Has a Stupid Name
John Murrell / Good Morning Silicon Valley: Apparently "Hulu" means "not nearly as crappy as feared"
Farhad Manjoo / Salon: Hulu: NBC and Fox's amazing TV-show bonanza
Michael Garrett / Profy.Com: Hulu - More Promising Now That It's Available
Nicholas Carlson / Valleywag: Hulu launches, belly-crawls back to YouTube [Online Video]
A. L. Friedman / Contentinople: Hulu Actually Works, But Is It Social?
Sepideh Saremi / Searchviews: Hulu Finally Launches Private Beta
Jacqui Cheng / Ars Technica: Hulu's ad-supported video smooth, but sandboxed
Ashley / CyberNet: How will Hulu Affect Joost?
Terrence Russell / Epicenter: Hulu Launches With Few 'YouTube-Killing' Qualities
Mark Hendrickson / TechCrunch: No Need to Wait: Hulu Videos Already Available on AOL
Ed Oswald / BetaNews: Hulu Adds Partners, Launches Private Beta
Frank Shaw / Glass House: Hulu v. YouTube
Marshall Kirkpatrick / Read/WriteWeb: Hulu Peeks at the Public with a Whimper
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines: Hulu and the expectations game
Tom Krazit / CNET News.com:
Report: NBC wanted a cut of iPod revenue — I will say this: NBC's Jeff Zucker has got serious stones. — According to a report in the venerable entertainment industry trade rag Variety, Zucker, president and CEO of NBC Universal, asked Apple for a cut of iPod revenue as part …
Discussion: Hacking NetFlix and ParisLemon
MG Siegler / ParisLemon: See Hulu Now via AOL Video - It's Not Half Bad
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Google's Response to Facebook: "Maka-Maka" — Google may have lost the bidding war to invest in Facebook, but it is preparing its own major assault on the social networking scene. It goes by the codename "Maka-Maka" inside the Googleplex (or, perhaps, "Makamaka").
Discussion: CNET News.com, Bruce Clay, Inc. Blog, Vinny Lingham's Blog, Download Squad, ParisLemon, All Facebook, ThoughtShapers.com, Joe Duck, WebProNews, Alexander van Elsas's Weblog …, Portfolio.com, Webware.com, Valleywag, Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim, Open The Dialogue, iMedia Connection, MarketingShift, Marc's Voice, Getting Granular and John Battelle's Searchblog
Caroline McCarthy / CNET News.com: Facebook, Google in a social-networking PR scramble?
Vinny Lingham / Vinny Lingham's Blog: Facebook hits the #1 spot in South Africa
Brad Linder / Download Squad: Is Google developing a new social network?
MG Siegler / ParisLemon: Google Wants to Be Your Makamaka
Nick O'Neill / All Facebook: Maka-Maka Taking on Facebook?
Jeff Molander / ThoughtShapers.com: Did Google Miss The Social Media Train?
Jason Lee Miller / WebProNews: Google Might Maka-Maka Social Network
Alexander van Elsas / Alexander van Elsas's Weblog …: Google's assault plans on social networks
Kevin Maney / Portfolio.com: When Will Google Get Stretched Too Thin?
Elinor Mills / Webware.com: REPORT: GOOGLE'S SOCIAL-NETWORKING MOVE DELAYED
Nicholas Carlson / Valleywag: Google's Facebook copycat already delayed [Google]
Adam Shahbaz / iMedia Connection: Rumor: Google to socialize all web
John Gartner / MarketingShift: Google Readying Social Assault
Aimee Kessler Evans / Getting Granular: Google Loses Out on Facebook and Goes Maka-Maka
John Battelle / John Battelle's Searchblog: FACEBOOK, PRIVACY, MO' MONEY, MAKA MAKA
Don Reisinger / CNET News.com:
Leopard will open the Mac OS X floodgates (and embarrass Microsoft) — As many of you are aware, I think Windows Vista is a blunder. And with its annoying UAC system and horrifically slow operation, it won't take long before the majority of home users agree with me.
Discussion: Infinite Loop, Geek Speaker, MacDailyNews and Rev2.org
Daksh Sharma / Rev2.org: Leopard Goes on Sale
Smug Ugly — Although I've been accused sometimes …
Smug Ugly — Although I've been accused sometimes …
Discussion: Insider Chatter, rc3.org and Brier Dudley's blog
Donna Bogatin / Insider Chatter: Google AdSense: Dawn of the Web's Bloopers
Rafe Colburn / rc3.org: Forever '95 — Anil Dash had a strong negative reaction …
Brier Dudley / Brier Dudley's blog: Word's out: Apple's Leopard still too buggy
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0:
Time Machine - Part I: Is it as good as Apple wants us to believe?
Time Machine - Part I: Is it as good as Apple wants us to believe?
Discussion: The Mac Observer and FORTUNE: Apple 2.0
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / FORTUNE: Apple 2.0: Leopard: The Definitive Review
Jessica Bennett / Newsweek.com:
Is Age Just a Number? — Whether you're a MySpace addict or a Luddite who logged on once to see what all the fuss was about, you've likely met Tom. As the public face of MySpace, cofounder Tom Anderson has become a celebrity since the site launched in 2003 because he's every user's first …
Discussion: CNET News.com and mathewingram.com/work
Caroline McCarthy / CNET News.com: Report: 'MySpace Tom' lied about his age. Yawn.
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Newsweek Confirms MySpace CoFounder Lied About Age — Newsweek has confirmed our story that MySpace cofounder Tom Anderson, who automatically becomes everyone's first friend when they register for the site, has lied about his age. Newsweek based their confirmation on "professional license information …
Discussion: rexduffdixon.com and bub.blicio.us
Rex Dixon / rexduffdixon.com: Tom of MySpace is really turning 37...
John Markoff / New York Times:
Reimagining the Automobile Industry by Selling the Electricity — Shai Agassi, a Silicon Valley technologist who was in competition to become chief executive of SAP, one of the world's largest software companies, has re-emerged with a grand plan to reinvent the world's automobile industry around battery-powered all-electric cars.
Discussion: Wall Street Journal, Green Wombat, Between the Lines, Babbling VC, CrunchGear, Business Week, All Tesla Motors Blogs, Techdirt and Earth2Tech
Vauhini Vara / Wall Street Journal: Software Executive Shifts Gears to Electric Cars
Dan Farber / Between the Lines: Shai Agassi trades SOA for electric cars
Paul Jozefak / Babbling VC: Shai Agassi is now pumping gas for a living!
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: Car battery-charging stations for all within three years
Steve Hamm / Business Week: $200 Million for Electric Cars?
Darryl Siry / All Tesla Motors Blogs: Battery Rumors Untrue
Mike Masnick / Techdirt: Are Charging Stations The Missing Key To Electric Cars?
Katie Fehrenbacher / Earth2Tech: Shai Agassi Launches Electric Car Startup, Raising $200M
Anick Jesdanun / Associated Press:
Whois May Be Scrapped to Break Deadlock — NEW YORK (AP) - Tech industry lawyer Mark Bohannon frequently taps a group of searchable databases called Whois to figure out who may be behind a Web site that distributes pirated software or tricks visitors into revealing passwords.
Federal Trade Commission:
Don't Open Bogus Email that Claims to Come From the FTC — Email That States It's From the FTC's "Fraud Department" Has Virus Attached — A bogus email is circulating that says it is from the Federal Trade Commission, referencing a "complaint" filed with the FTC against the email's recipient.
Arn / MacRumors:
New Apple MacBook on Tuesday? GMA X3100? — According to sources, the wheels are in motion for Apple to deliver new MacBook updates as early as this Tuesday. While an exact date has been hard to determine, MacBook updates are expected within the next week, with evidence pointing to Tuesday.
Discussion: Infinite Loop and CrunchGear
Justin Berka / Infinite Loop: Leopard drivers point to Santa Rosa MacBooks
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: Maybe: New Santa Rosa MacBooks as early as tomorrow