Arn / MacRumors:
Apple to Offer iTunes Remote Control App for iPhone and iPod Touch — Apple released a pre-release version of iTunes 7.7 for developers tonight. In the Read Me of the iTunes installer is a hint at a previously unannounced iPhone/iPod Touch application:
Discussion: CNET News.com, 9 to 5 Mac, Gizmodo, Gadget Lab, VentureBeat, I4U News, Pocket-lint.co.uk, Engadget, Cult of Mac, Boy Genius Report, Insanely Great Mac, Ubergizmo, Apple Gazette and Digg
Dawn Kawamoto / CNET News.com: Report: Apple homes in on iPod-iPhone remote control
Andy Space / 9 to 5 Mac: iPhone SDK 8 reveals iTunes remote control app
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: Apple to Give Away Remote Control Application For iPhone
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: iTunes Remote App for iPhone 2.0 coming
Amy-Mae Elliott / Pocket-lint.co.uk: Apple to offer iTunes remote app for iPhone
Chris Ziegler / Engadget: iPhone roundup: iTunes remote, Apple ready for real software in the App Store
Pete Mortensen / Cult of Mac: iPhone 2.0 Software Will Support iTunes Remote Control App?
Joshua Karp / Boy Genius Report: iPhone to get iTunes remote control app
Steve O'Hear / last100:
Google enters the PC to TV arena — Google today made its own contribution to solving the PC to TV problem with the release of Google Media Server. The Windows-only software works in conjunction with Google's desktop search application - Google Desktop - to locate various media (photos …
Discussion: mathewingram.com/work and Zatz Not Funny!
Dave Zatz / Zatz Not Funny!: Google Quietly Intros Media Server Gadget
David Garcia / Inside Google Desktop:
From the desktop to your TV — In the old days, we used to watch a simple device called a television. Nowadays, all the stuff worth watching and listening to tends to be stored on or accessed through a computer. To help remedy this, we are pleased to release the Google Media Server.
Discussion: Digital Inspiration, WebProNews, Google Operating System and Lifehacker
David A. Utter / WebProNews: Google Seeks TV Connection With Media Server
Ionut Alex Chitu / Google Operating System: A Media Server from Google
Matt Marshall / VentureBeat:
Microsoft to buy semantic search engine Powerset for $100M plus — Microsoft, the software giant flush with billions of dollars in its warchest, has agreed to buy Silicon Valley semantic search engine Powerset, we've learned. — The purchase price is rumored to be slightly more than $100 million.
Discussion: The Register, Beyond Search, p2pnet, bub.blicio.us, Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim, ReadWriteWeb, Lockergnome, Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life, UMBC ebiquity, Valleywag, The Inquisitr, Search Engine Journal, L.A. Times Tech Blog, ContentBlogger, Silicon Alley Insider, Furrier.org, Mark Evans, paidContent.org, BroadDev, mathewingram.com/work, Alt Search Engines, WebProNews, Beyond Binary, Mashable!, HipMojo.com and Pulse 2.0
Kelly Fiveash / The Register: Microsoft bags MobiComp, woos Powerset
Stephen E. Arnold / Beyond Search: Microsoft Powerset: Is There a Role for Amazon?
Michelle Lentz / bub.blicio.us: Microsoft Acquiring PowerSet for $100M?
Andy Beal / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: Rumor Mill: Microsoft Expecting $100M Powerset Acquisition to Save the Day?
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: Rumor: Microsoft to Acquire Powerset for $100 Million
Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life: Is the Semantic Web Really the Next Frontier in Search Engine Technology?
Duncan Riley / The Inquisitr: Can Powerset Save Microsoft Search?
Jessica Guynn / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Microsoft rumored to be buying Powerset
Peter Kafka / Silicon Alley Insider: Report: Microsoft Buying Would-Be Google-Killer Powerset For $100M
John Furrier / Furrier.org: Powerset is Booting Up to Microsoft - Microsoft Buying Spree Has Started
Joseph Weisenthal / paidContent.org: Microsoft Acquiring Semantic Searcher Powerset For $100 Million: Report
John Furrier / BroadDev: Microsoft to Buy Search Startup for $100 million …
Charles Knight / Alt Search Engines: Microsoft to buy semantic search engine Powerset
David A. Utter / WebProNews: No Surprise: Powerset Sells Out To Microsoft
Ina Fried / Beyond Binary: Report: Microsoft to buy Powerset
Ashkan Karbasfrooshan / HipMojo.com: MSFT Acquires Powerset: Lots of Foreplay, Little Action
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse 2.0: Rumor: Microsoft May Buy Powerset For Over $100 Million
Carlacthompson / The Guidewire: Top-of-mind thoughts on Microsoft and Powerset
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch: Microsoft To Buy Powerset? Not Just Yet.
Pete / Blogger in Draft:
Updates and Bug Fixes for June 26th — Today's Blogger release is a big one for Blogger in Draft. Let's lead off with the quick stuff: — Google Gadget integration continues to improve, with better editing of gadget preferences. — The new look for the Dashboard has seen a handful of tweaks …
Caroline McCarthy / Webware.com: Google releases string of beta Blogger updates
Brad Linder / Download Squad: Google gives Blogger a long overdue facelift
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Blogger Adds Slew of New Features
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Roundtable: What Does a Google Malware Warning Look Like in Webmaster Tools?
Michael Wyszomierski / Google Webmaster Central Blog: Free online seminar: The Google Trifecta
Ionut Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
Major Update for Google's Blogger — It's raining with features in the experimental version of Blogger, available at http://draft.blogger.com. To try these new features, it's a good idea to visit Draft Blogger and temporarily enable “Make Blogger in Draft my default dashboard” at the top of the page.
Discussion: Google Blogoscoped and Blogger in Draft
Philipp Lenssen / Google Blogoscoped: Plenty New Features for Google's Blogger
Pete / Blogger in Draft:
New Feature: Embedded Comment Form
New Feature: Embedded Comment Form
Discussion: ParisLemon and The Blog Herald
Jason Chen / Gizmodo:
Ten Reasons Why Vista Isn't That Bad — Of all the ware Microsoft churns out from its sweatshop of “lightning bolt, lightning bolt” nerds, Windows is the one most inexorably tied to the public image of the company. As Bill Gates leaves the building, we look back on the last baby birthed …
Discussion: TomsTechBlog.com, Lockergnome and Digg
Naomi Gleit / Blog do Facebook:
He/She/They: Grammar and Facebook. — As Facebook grows in other languages, we are learning a lot about what the “Facebook Experience” is like for people around the world. One of the first challenges was getting words that are really long in other languages to fit on the screen properly.
Discussion: Webware.com, My Blog Posts and Inside Facebook
Caroline McCarthy / Webware.com: Facebook ‘gender policy’ has grammar in mind
Justin Smith / Inside Facebook: Facebook to Ask More Users to Specify Their Sex
Marguerite Reardon / CNET News.com:
Verizon's fiber guru talks strategy — There's no question that Verizon Communications hit a home run with its aggressive fiber strategy. — The fiber-to-the-home network called Fios has enabled Verizon to supercharge broadband speeds and compete against cable in the TV market.
New king of the US wireless jungle says he is hunter, not prey — Ivan Seidenberg is getting irritated. The combative chairman and chief executive of Verizon Communications bridles at suggestions that the seemingly inexorable consolidation of the telecoms industry could one day swallow up his own company.
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac
Michael Masnick / Techdirt:
Why Compulsory Licenses Are Bad: A Look At The Sausage Making Process — When discussing things like patents and copyright, oftentimes someone suggests that “compulsory licensing” is a solution that solves all the problems. I tend to have serious problems with compulsory licensing plans …
Jesusdiaz / Gizmodo:
Most Powerful Visualization System Ever Is Faster than 600 Consoles — What you see here is not a simple array of LCD displays. This is NASA's hyperwall-2, the world's highest resolution visualization system. At 23 by 10 feet wide, hyperwall-2 uses 128 screens driven by 128 graphic processing units …
Rob Stacey / Google Mobile Blog:
New Google search results pages for BlackBerry users — Two weeks ago we updated our mobile homepage in the US so that it would load more quickly. Today, we're releasing in the US a number of improvements to our mobile search results pages for BlackBerry browsers.
Discussion: My Blog Posts
Nokia injects individuality and style into new Supernova range — Espoo, Finland - Recognizing that no one style fits all, Nokia today unveiled a new range of products to let consumers express their personal styles on a number of levels ranging from stylish designs, to personalization through vibrantly hued exchangeable covers.
Discussion: Phone Scoop, Gizmodo, Electronista, Engadget and Gadgetell
Eric M. Zeman / Phone Scoop: Nokia Announces New Supernova Range of Phones
AddyDugdale / Gizmodo: Nokia Releases Supernova Range of Cellphones. Super