Slash Lane / AppleInsider:
Apple developing full-fledged digital lifestyle fitness companion — Electronics maker Apple Inc. is developing a digital fitness companion system based around its iPhone and iPod touch players aimed a helping americans, and folks in general, live a healthier and more fit lifestyle.
Discussion: Infinite Loop, Good Morning Silicon Valley, 9 to 5 Mac, Gizmodo, iLounge, TechRadar.com and From The Head Of Zeus Jones
Justin Berka / Infinite Loop: Supplier reports indicate new iPods, right on schedule
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple Fitness System notes
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo: Apple Patents Nike + iPod on Steroids: It Wants to Pump You Up
Charles Starrett / iLounge: News: Apple patents iTunes, iPhone/iPod-based fitness system
Adam Hartley / TechRadar.com: Apple's iPhone fitness system detailed
Staska / Unwired View:
iPhone. Your Lifestyle Companion — Now that iPhone has almost become an open platform for third party software development, we can expect tons of new exciting applications that will make it into a much more useful thing, then a fancy phone and media player.
Discussion: Engadget, Tech Blog and PalmAddicts
Comcast and BitTorrent Form Collaboration to Address Network Management, Network Architecture and Content Distribution — Comcast Corporation and BitTorrent, Inc. announced today that they will undertake a collaborative effort with one another and with the broader Internet and ISP community …
John Murrell / Good Morning Silicon Valley: Comcast to give BitTorrent a hand, instead of just the one finger
Declan McCullagh / CNET News.com: Q&A with Comcast's Joe Waz about BitTorrent detente
Om Malik / GigaOM: SPIN CITY: Comcast, BitTorrent Non-Deal
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines: Comcast, BitTorrent kiss, make up in attempt to keep regulators away
Farhad Manjoo / Salon: Comcast agrees to lift BitTorrent block
Jef Pearlman / Public Knowledge: Comcast and BitTorrent: Together at Last?
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Human Sacrifice, Comcast and BitTorrent Working Together... Mass Hysteria! ...
David Kravets / Threat Level: Comcast Makes a Deal with BitTorrent
Geoff Duncan / Digital Trends: Comcast to Stop Filtering Internet Traffic
Dave Zatz / Zatz Not Funny!: Comcast and BitTorrent Agree To Something
David Utter / WebProBlog: Comcast, BitTorrent make nice over file sharing
Rich Miller / Data Center Knowledge: Comcast, BitTorrent Declare A Truce
Thomas Mennecke / Slyck: BitTorrent and Comcast Work Together
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!: Comcast and BitTorrent: Let's Make Love, Not War
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Comcast Teams Up With BitTorrent and Promises Net Neutrality — Comcast has announced that it will lift the ban on BitTorrent traffic, which prevented its users from sharing files using the popular protocol. The ISP and BitTorrent Inc. will work together on finding customer friendly solutions …
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Comcast and BitTorrent Patch Things Up
Chris Morrison / VentureBeat: BitTorrent and Comcast have a deal, but is P2P really safe?
Eric Bangeman / Ars Technica: Comcast-BitTorrent pact not a substitute for net neutrality
Jason Lee Miller / WebProNews: Comcast Working With BitTorrent
Roy Mark / eWeek: Comcast, BitTorrent Reach Throttling Agreement
Chris Albrecht / NewTeeVee: Comcast to BitTorrent: Let's Be Friends
Jackson West / Valleywag: Comcast cuddles up to BitTorrent while still choking users
Mark Raby / TGDaily.com: Comcast to put an end to file-sharing block
Chloe Albanesius / AppScout: Comcast, BitTorrent Reach Agreement on Network Management
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider: BitTorrent, Comcast (CMCSA) Shake Hands, Downloaders Still Screwed
Anna Lindén / nokiasiemensnetworks.com:
Nokia Siemens Networks doubles EDGE data speed — Facilitates genuine mobile broadband experience for GSM/EDGE networks — Nokia Siemens Networks today launched their downlink Dual Carrier EDGE software solution, ushering the first steps of EDGE Evolution into Nokia Siemens Networks' GSM/EDGE radio portfolio.
Discussion: DSLreports, Engadget Mobile, BetaNews, Macsimum News, PalmAddicts, dailywireless.org, TECH.BLORGE.com, PhoneNews.com and jkOnTheRun
Paul Miller / Engadget Mobile: Nokia Siemens rolling out EDGE Evolution in Q3: like EDGE with half the slow
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: IPhone users take note: Nokia Siemens speeds up EDGE
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Nokia Siemens Networks doubles EDGE data speed
Andy J. S. / PalmAddicts: EDGE Evo enabled iPhone anyone?
Erna Mahyuni / TECH.BLORGE.com: Nokia Siemens ramps up EDGE to twice the data speeds
Humberto Saabedra / PhoneNews.com: Nokia-Siemens Networks Announces Pending EDGE Evolution Launch, EGPRS-2
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: Nokia Siemens doubles EDGE speeds, soon to be only half-pokey
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Coming Soon, Even Faster EDGE Networks — With 3G and 4G wireless broadband becoming part of the daily mobile lexicon, who has time for pokey old EDGE networks? Nokia Siemens Networks, a wireless equipment maker, does and has come up with a new software solution that doubles the EDGE data speeds.
Discussion: InfoWorld, Electronista, Ubergizmo and Epicenter
YouTube :: Blog:
YouTube Reveals Video Analytics Tool for All Users — Whether a YouTube video has 10 views or 10,000,000, people always want to know the same thing: who's watching this? Where do viewers come from? How did they find my video? — Finally, we have some answers.
Ionut Alex Chitu / Google Operating System: YouTube Shows Stats for Your Videos
Donna Bogatin / STARTUP CHATTER: Voodoo YouTube: Missing Partner Money, Phony Video Stats
Jennifer Laycock / Search Engine Guide: YouTube Gets in on the Stats Game
Chloe Albanesius / AppScout: YouTube ‘Insight’ Provides User Video Stats
Janet Meiners / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: YouTube Offers Video Stats
Tracy Chan / Official Google Blog:
Insight into YouTube videos
Insight into YouTube videos
Philipp Lenssen / Google Blogoscoped: YouTube Video Stats
Josh Catone / ReadWriteWeb: YouTube Launches Video Stats Package
Heather Havenstein / Computerworld: YouTube adds tool to analyze activity of video viewers
Frank Smith / Contentinople: News Bits: YouTube Offers Insight
Stephanie Clifford / New York Times: YouTube Feature Tells Video Creators When and Where a Clip Is Being Watched
David A. Utter / WebProNews: YouTube Insight Provides Video Analytics
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land: YouTube Insight: View Your YouTube Video Statistics
Chris Williams / The Register:
MPAA copyright punch up knocks out TorrentSpy — Former BitTorrent champ throws in the towel — $10,000 Panda Challenge - are you really protected? — The operators of TorrentSpy, once the most popular BitTorrent tracker, have been forced to permanently shutter the site after losing a battle with rights holders.
Discussion: CNET News.com, TorrentFreak, Techdirt, Copy me happy, Digital Daily, p2pnet and AppScout
Greg Sandoval / CNET News.com: After TorrentSpy closure, what's next for MPAA?
Michael Masnick / Techdirt: TorrentSpy Gives Up; Shuts Down
Brokep / Copy me happy: No more TorrentSpy — Admitted - I was not the biggest TorrentSpy fan out there.
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: TorrentSpy Takes a Dirt Nap
Jon / p2pnet: Hollywood kills TorrentSpy
Brian Heater / AppScout: TorrentSpy Closes Doors after Copyright Battle
Greg Sandoval / CNET News.com: TorrentSpy shuts down — A prolonged legal fight with the …
Jody Rosen / New York Times:
Researchers Play Tune Recorded Before Edison — For more than a century, since he captured the spoken words “Mary had a little lamb” on a sheet of tinfoil, Thomas Edison has been considered the father of recorded sound. But researchers say they have unearthed a recording of the human voice …
Discussion: Switched and The Chronicle
Peter Mychalcewycz / Switched: Researchers Play Tune Recorded 17 Years Before Edison
Chester Yung / MarketWatch:
Hong Kong tycoon Li raises personal Facebook investment above $100 mln — HONG KONG (MarketWatch) — Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing said Thursday he has increased his personal investment in social networking site Facebook to more than US$100 million, and might invest even more.
Discussion: paidContent.org, Silicon Alley Insider, Mashable!, VentureBeat and Webware.com
Joseph Weisenthal / paidContent.org: Facebook Investor Li Ka-Shing Upping Stake Past $100 Million?
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider: Hong Kong Billionaire Ups Facebook Stake
Eric Eldon / VentureBeat: Facebook gets another $40 million — starting location-based mobile services?
Caroline McCarthy / Webware.com: Report: Hong Kong gazillionaire increases stake in Facebook
Martin LaMonica / CNET News.com:
Safari for Windows: Only for ‘Apple-labeled’ computers? — Apple, it seems, hasn't totally gotten used to making browsers for this Windows thing. — The license terms for the company's Safari Web browser on Windows include a curious restriction: “The software allows you to install and use …
Discussion: Ed Bott's Windows Expertise, Ars Technica and Channel Register
Ed Bott / Ed Bott's Windows Expertise: Hilarious — Apple tries to foist Safari browser onto Windows …
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0:
Apple pushes Safari to unsupported operating systems
Apple pushes Safari to unsupported operating systems
Discussion: The Mac Observer and Ryan Stewart
Ed Bott / Ed Bott's Windows Expertise:
What's wrong with the blogosphere, part 1 — Zoli Erdos comments on my remarks at ZDNet about Apple's evil updater, which tries to push Safari on Windows users who previously installed iTunes or QuickTime. Here's how he starts off: … To be fair, the rest of Zoli's comment is fairly insightful.
Discussion: The Last Podcast and Steve Sloan …
Amazon Web Services Blog:
New EC2 Features: Static IP Addresses, Availability Zones, and User Selectable Kernels — We just added three important new features to Amazon EC2: Elastic IP Addresses, Availability Zones, and User Selectable Kernels. The documentation, the WSDL, the AMI tools, and the command line tools …
Discussion: Between the Lines, ProgrammableWeb and Oliver Thylmann's Thoughts
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines: Amazon EC2 beefs up its safety net
John Musser / ProgrammableWeb: Amazon Enhances EC2, Embraces Failure
Martin LaMonica / CNET News.com: Amazon Web Services adds ‘resiliency’ to EC2 compute service
Daniel Terdiman / Geek Gestalt:
Blizzard sues over ‘WoW’ bot — We've long known that publishers of massively multiplayer online games like World of Warcraft don't like it when players mess with the purity of their games. — That's why they routinely issue stern warnings that anyone caught gold farming or buying accounts …
Discussion: TechSpot, Ars Technica and WebGuild
Justin Mann / TechSpot: Blizzard sues WoW bot creator
Joseph Hunkins / WebGuild: World of Warcraft Lawsuit: No Bots Allowed!
The Sky Is Falling on Google's Paid Clicks — The latest paid click report from comScore has financial analysts in a tizzy and eying the leading search and online advertising player with suspicion and not a light undercurrent of dread. Google's paid click rate grew 3.1 percent year-to-year in February …
Discussion: Search Engine Watch Blog, Epicenter, Silicon Alley Insider and Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim
Nathania Johnson / Search Engine Watch Blog: Google Ad Clicks Up, Down and Flat in Feb., Depending on Who You Ask
Betsy Schiffman / Epicenter: Google's Paid Clicks Continue to Slide: ComScore
Jordan McCollum / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: News Flash: February Shorter than January
Safer Children in a Digital World: the report of the Byron Review — On 6th September the Prime Minister asked me to conduct an independent review, looking at the risks to children from exposure to potentially harmful or inappropriate material on the internet and in video games.
Rory Cellan-Jones / BBC NEWS | dot.life: Byron - time to blame the parents?
Alexandra Frean / Times of London: Computer games to get cigarette-style health warnings
Jason Deans / Guardian: Gordon Brown backs call to protect children online
Darren Waters / BBC: Games ratings face overhaul
Joey Seiler / Virtual Worlds News: Byron Review: Virtual World Remix
Ren Reynolds / Terra Nova: Report of the Byron Review
Ludwig Kietzmann / Joystiq: UK's Byron Review recommends expanded game ratings system
Richard Allan / Cisco High Tech Policy Blog: Child Safety on the Internet
Ewan McIntosh / edu.blogs.com: The Byron Review unveiled: better information for parents
Doug Caverly / WebProNews: Byron Review Will Affect UK's Game Ratings