Introducing Prologue — We're fans of Twitter around here, in fact many Automatticians have accounts, but while the format appealed to us it really just whetted our appetite for something more, like a way for each of us to share short messages about what we're doing or working on internally, or private messages between groups of folks.
Dennis Howlett / Irregular Enterprise: Automattic does Twitter for business
Joseph Scott / Joseph Scott's Blog: Prologue, A WordPress Theme
Mathew / mathewingram.com/work:
Wordpress pays homage to Twitter — A Twitter post (fittingly enough) caught my eye and sent me to a Wordpress post in which newly-enriched founder Matt Mullenweg announced a Twitter-style group blog theme for Wordpress called Prologue. Although I'm sure some will see this as Automattic …
Allen Stern / CenterNetworks:
“Na na na na, na na na na, hey hey goodbye” Says WordPress To Twitter — Alright so maybe Matt Mullenweg isn't saying it yet, but you can feel it. A new, distributed Twitter for internal groups has arrived and it's called Prologue. Here's the net idea: if you have multiple bloggers …
Discussion: TechCrunch and The Last Podcast
Duncan Riley / TechCrunch: Automattic Launches Group Twitter-style Platform
Frederic / The Last Podcast: Prologue = Twitter for Groups
Mark ‘Rizzn’ Hopkins / Mashable!: Twitter - Public Timeline = Prologue
Kasper Jade / AppleInsider:
Steve Jobs to Apple investors: ‘hang in there’ — In a private communication last week, Apple chief executive Steve Jobs acknowledged the beating his company's shares have taken during this time of economic uncertainty, but remained confident that investors would inevitably recoup their losses and then some.
Discussion: Engadget, The Unofficial Apple Weblog, Macsimum News and The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs
Cory Bohon / The Unofficial Apple Weblog: Jobs reassures Apple investors
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Jobs says Apple positioned well for coming months, years
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Apple 2.0:
Apple's $300 million gray market dilemma — Having stirred up a hornet's nest with his first take in the so-called missing iPhones, Bernstein Research's Apple (AAPL) specialist Toni Sacconaghi has taken a second look at the discrepancy between the number of iPhones Apple sold …
Discussion: The Register, MacDailyNews, CrunchGear and Gizmodo
Saul Hansell / NYT: Good News in the One Million Missing iPhones
Tony Ruscoe / Google Blogoscoped:
Google Docs Offline Access — In a post Philipp made last week about writing a book in Google Docs, he said: — Working with Google Docs requires an internet connection. In my case, I need this internet connection anyway [...] your mileage may vary (and who knows, Google …
Discussion: InfoWorld, Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim, jkOnTheRun, ProgrammableWeb, Googling Google and Steve Sloan …
Jason Snyder / InfoWorld: Google gears up for offline Apps
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: Gears are turning for offline Google Docs editing
Garett Rogers / Googling Google: Offline support for Google Docs being tested
Steve Sloan / Steve Sloan, SJSU Tech on a mission: Google Docs Offline
Tim Hames / Times of London:
Music file-share site Qtrax forced into humiliating U-turn — Jonathan Richards, Dan Sabbagh and Adam Sherwin in Cannes — A website which promised to give music lovers the world's first legal file-sharing service was forced into a humiliating climbdown today after it emerged that the company …
Yinka Adegoke / Reuters: Music labels say no deal with Qtrax
Ashkan Karbasfrooshan / HipMojo.com: QTrax - Blundering or Brilliant?
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Qtrax Really Blows Its Launch
John Murrell / Good Morning Silicon Valley: Qtrax models launch on early NASA tests
Scott Nichols / Today @ PC World: Qtrax Hits Major Snag Rolling Out Free Music Service
Eliot Van Buskirk / Listening Post: Qtrax's Baffling Response to Lack of Major Label Licenses
Bruce Houghton / hypebot: UPDATE: Qtrax Launch Delayed As All 4 Majors Deny Deals
Chloe Lake / NEWS.com.au: Labels back away from Qtrax
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Qtrax Suffering From Premature Elaboration
Andrew Hogue / Official Google Blog:
Introducing new search views — Introducing experimental views for search results — There have been a lot of recent improvements to web search, but the appearance of results themselves has been pretty constant — 10 or so web pages in a vertical list. Frequently this is exactly the right format …
Mark ‘Rizzn’ Hopkins / Mashable!: Google's Experimental Views Improve Perfection
Arnold Zafra / Search Engine Journal: Google Experiments on New Search Views
David A. Utter / WebProNews: Google Has New Views On Search
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land: Google Experimental Search Adds Info View & Map View
Brad Linder / Download Squad: Google adds new search result views
Adam Frucci / Gizmodo: Google Experimental Search Views Let You See Results as Timeline, Map and More
Jordan McCollum / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: Google Experimenting with New Search Views
Emil Protalinski / Neowin.net: Google: 3 New Experimental Views for Web Search
Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten / The Next Web: Google launches new search result views
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo:
First Proof Apple Making Near Zero on AppleTV (And Big Bucks on iTunes) — That sweet $70 price chop Steve announced for the Apple TV had to come from somewhere (a question smartly raised by CW) and we know the only thing Apple guards more than closely than its secrets is its bottom line.
Discussion: Computerworld Blogs, eHomeUpgrade, CrunchGear and Valleywag
Seth Weintraub / Computerworld Blogs: Is Apple subsidizing the $70 Apple TV price reduction by taking …
Filip Brajovic / eHomeUpgrade: Apple Hauling in More Money off iTunes than Apple TV
Jordan Golson / Valleywag: Apple subsidizing Apple TV with movie rentals revenue?
Paul Miller / Engadget:
Windows 7 isn't headed for 2009, says Microsoft. More like 2011. — Hey, it's not Microsoft's fault that 2011 sounds like the realm of jet pack VR massage cars, but it's certainly a long ways away any way you slice it. Contrary to previous rumors of Microsoft planning a Windows 7 release sometime …
Discussion: AppleInsider, Blue, All about Microsoft, Inquirer, Gizmodo, TECH.BLORGE.com and Electronista
Aidan Malley / AppleInsider: Microsoft: Vista successor may not arrive until 2011
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft: Don't be fooled: Windows 7 hasn't slipped to 2011
Egan Orion / Inquirer: Windows 7 won't be released in 2009 after all
Jason Chen / Gizmodo: Rumor Smashed: Windows 7 Not Coming in 2009
Joseph Weisenthal / paidContent.org:
Gore-Backed Current TV Files For $100 Million IPO; $63.7 Million 2007 Revs; Losses Mount — A first look into the books of Al Gore's cable network: Current Media (parent of Al Gore-backed Current TV) has filed for a $100 million NASDAQ IPO, trading under the ticker “CRTM”.
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, Epicenter, Techdirt, Joe Duck, CNET News.com, Tech Trader Daily, Silicon Alley Insider, PSFK, Valleywag, Thomas Hawk's Digital …, Mashable! and bub.blicio.us
Richard MacManus / ReadWriteWeb: Al Gore's Current Files For $100M IPO
Terrence Russell / Epicenter: Current Media Reveals IPO Plans, Shaky Financials
Michael Masnick / Techdirt: Al Gore Throws Hat Into The IPO Ring...
Caroline McCarthy / CNET News.com: Al Gore's Current Media files for IPO
Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily: Al Gore: Going Public
Michael Learmonth / Silicon Alley Insider: Current TV: Losing Money, Needs Viewers
John Keehler / PSFK: User-Generated IPO: Current TV
Owen Thomas / Valleywag: Al Gore's Current files for $100 million IPO
Thomas Hawk / Thomas Hawk's Digital Connection: Current TV Files for $100 Million IPO, The Inconvenient Truth
Mark ‘Rizzn’ Hopkins / Mashable!: Gore's Current Goes IPO
Brian Solis / bub.blicio.us: Al Gore's Current TV to Make Run at IPO
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Discussion: ParisLemon, The Unofficial Apple Weblog, Engadget, The Boy Genius Report, CrunchGear and Slashdot
Nilay Patel / Engadget: iPhone SDK key leaked?
Joshua Karp / The Boy Genius Report: iPhone SDK key leaked?
John Biggs / CrunchGear: iPhone SDK app key leaked?
Kdawson / Slashdot: Iphone Application Key Leaked
Thomas Hazlett / Financial Times:
US v Microsoft: who really won? — Before he became Mother Teresa, Bill Gates was Darth Vader. As captain of the Evil Empire, he and his minions dominated PC operating systems, vanquishing all rivals. In May of 1998, the US Department of Justice struck back.
Discussion: Go West and The Technology Liberation …
Adam Lashinsky / Go West: Bye-bye, Netscape — Netscape, we hardly knew ye.
Adam Thierer / The Technology Liberation Front: Hazlett on the Microsoft Case at 10
Jessica Vascellaro / Wall Street Journal:
Liberty Media Takes Action To Force Diller Out of IAC — Liberty Media Corp. took steps Monday to seize control of IAC/InterActiveCorp from IAC Chairman Barry Diller. — Liberty, which owns a majority voting stake in IAC that has long been voted by Mr. Diller under a longstanding proxy agreement …
Discussion: paidContent.org, CNET News.com, BloggingStocks, 24/7 Wall St. and Valleywag
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent.org: Malone-Diller: Is Push Coming To Shove? Liberty Tries To Oust IAC CEO
Elinor Mills / CNET News.com: Liberty Media tries to remove Diller from IAC Board
Douglas McIntyre / BloggingStocks: Malone's Liberty fights to oust Diller at IACI