Eric A. Taub / New York Times:
New E-Newspaper Reader Echoes Look of the Paper — The Plastic Logic reader, left, has a screen the size of a sheet of paper for a copy machine. Center, Sony's eReader; right, Amazon.com's Kindle. The Plastic Logic device, which is yet to be named, can be updated wirelessly and store hundreds of pages of documents.
Discussion: Digital Daily, Tech Beat, VentureBeat, Technologizer, Screenwerk, DailyTech, blogs.telegraph.co.uk …, VoIP & Gadgets Blog, BetaNews, Boing Boing Gadgets, Associated Press, TG Daily, Newsweek, GottaBeMobile, Ubergizmo, CrunchGear, dailywireless.org, paidContent.org, Electronista, RexBlog.com, Gizmodo, WebProNews, Fitz & Jen, Innovation in College Media, Gearlog, Engadget, michael parekh on IT and Guardian
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: [One] Two Words: Plastic Logic
Stephen Wildstrom / Tech Beat: Electronic Paper for Business
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: DEMOfall 08: Plastic Logic creates a flexible and thin display
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Plastic Logic's Reader: Electronic Paper That's the Size of a Piece of Paper
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: New Reader the Future of Newspapers?
Shane McGlaun / DailyTech: New e-Reader Using E Ink Tech Coming at CES 2009
Claudine Beaumont / blogs.telegraph.co.uk …: Read all about it: is the age of the paperless newspaper nigh?
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: Plastic Logic displays newest e-book reader
John Brownlee / Boing Boing Gadgets: New e-paper tech to be unveiled today... possible wireless newspapers?
Kristen A. Lee / Associated Press: Esquire magazine unveils cover with electronic ink
Humphrey Cheung / TG Daily: Throw out the Kindle, Plastic Logic has something better
Daniel McGinn / Newsweek: A No-Paper Newspaper — After years of hype, 'e-newspapers …
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile: Plastic Logic Set to Unveil New Digital E-Reader
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: Plastic Logic will show off a fancy, new electronic paper device today
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: E-Ink Makes News
Rafat Ali / paidContent.org: The Dream Lives On: PlasticLogic's E-Newspaper Reader; Esquire's E-Ink Cover
Rex Hammock / RexBlog.com: Reverse Rip Van Winkleism
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Electronic Newspaper Reader Debuts
Brian Heater / Gearlog: Plastic Logic Intros Newpaper-Centric E-Reader
Jack Schofield / Guardian: Plastic Logic looks forward to e-newspaper
Tom Krazit / CNET News:
Apple looks to revive that special event magic — Other than football fans, there are probably few people in America happier to see the month of September than Apple executives. — Apple will look to put the last six weeks behind it with the expected launch of new iPods this week during …
Discussion: Crave and core77.com's design blog
Predictions for tomorrow's Apple event — It's been a couple weeks, so I thought I'd do a little roundup of my predictions/rumors: — New design for the iPod Nano (this one) — iPod price reductions — 2.1 software on iPod Touch — iTunes 8.0 — New audio visualization (this one)
Discussion: MacRumors, UFailPix.com, TG Daily, Gadget Lab and Distorted-Loop.com
Christian Zibreg / TG Daily: Another year, another iPod - and maybe a surprise
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: Tomorrow's Big Apple Surprise? ITunes Subscriptions
Punit Soni / The Official Google Blog:
Bringing history online, one newspaper at a time — For more than 200 years, matters of local and national significance have been conveyed in newsprint — from revolutions and politics to fashion to local weather or high school football scores. Around the globe, we estimate that there are billions …
Discussion: VentureBeat, TechSpot and The Inquisitr
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:
Breaking: Google Organizing All The World Newspapers — The anticipated news that will presented at the TechCrunch 50 conference in a couple of hours has just been released. Google is organizing archives and feeds of newspapers around the globle. This new data will be served up on Google News and Google News Archives.
Discussion: Fitz & Jen
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Announcing The TechCrunch50 Finalists — We've gone through more than 1,000 companies to get down to the final 50 (okay, 52) that will present on stage at TechCrunch50 starting later this morning. We will be covering all of the companies as they present onstage or shortly after.
Discussion: Tech Beat and Scobleizer
Rob Hof / Tech Beat: TechCrunch50 Gets Underway
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer: TechCrunch's startups' web sites suck too
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines:
Google makes waves and may have solved the data center conundrum — Google is pondering a floating data center that could be powered and cooled by the ocean. These offshore data centers could sit 3 to 7 miles offshore and reside in about 50 to 70 meters of water.
Discussion: Search Engine Land, CNET News, Engadget, Lockergnome, Switched and TechSpot
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: Google Takes to the Seas and the Skies
Martin LaMonica / CNET News: Google files patent for wave-powered floating data center
Donald Melanson / Engadget: Google patent application reveals plans for floating data centers
Ron Schenone / Lockergnome: Google Wants To Control The Ocean
Julio Franco / TechSpot: Google files patent for water-based data center
Dawn Kawamoto / CNET News:
Zillow, newspaper consortium launch ad network — Zillow.com, which in November 2007 teamed up with a consortium of newspapers to carry their listings on its real-estate site, has now expanded that deal to include the sale of ads on each other's sites. — Under the Zillow Advertising Network agreement …
Discussion: Venture Chronicles, Search Engine Watch, Mashable!, ClickZ, WebProNews and Lost Remote
Nathania Johnson / Search Engine Watch: Zillow Launches New Ad Network with Consortium of Newspapers
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Catching the Early Bird: Zillow, Newspapers Launch Real Estate Ad Network
Enid Burns / ClickZ: Zillow, Newspapers Expand Consortium Agreement
Doug Caverly / WebProNews: Zillow, Newspapers Form Huge Advertising Network
Don Day / Lost Remote: Zillow, newspapers expand tie-up
Peter S Magnusson:
Apple TV 3.0 with Blu-ray and HD tuner (I wish) — Rumors swirling around Apple's “Let's Rock” event this coming Tuesday generally focus on an expected fourth-generation iPod Nano (roundier and with a bigger screen), iTunes 8.0, iPhone 2.1 software, Mac OS X support for BluRay, and other tidbits.
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Apple 2.0: Tuning in to Apple TV 3.0
Brad Stone / New York Times:
RealNetworks to Introduce a DVD Copier — People have been avidly feeding music CDs into their computers for years, ripping digital copies of albums and transferring the files to their other computers and mobile devices. — This has not happened nearly as much with DVDs, for both practical and legal reasons.
Discussion: Zatz Not Funny!, VentureBeat, Download Squad, mathewingram.com/work, Webware.com, Profy, Epicenter, Techland, DailyTech, Silicon Alley Insider, Digital Daily, TG Daily, Beet.TV, CrunchGear, Gizmodo, Between the Lines, AppScout, Electronista, p2pnet, Ars Technica, Crave, MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer, Out of the Box, Technology Live, The Inquisitr, TECH.BLORGE.com, TechCrunch, LAPTOP Magazine, paidContent.org and Engadget
Dave Zatz / Zatz Not Funny!: RealDVD: Is it Really Legal?
Elinor Mills / Webware.com: Demo: RealNetworks launchs software for saving DVDs to PC
Svetlana Gladkova / Profy: RealNetworks to Allow You to Copy DVDs Legally. Hopefully.
Chris Snyder / Epicenter: RealNetworks Gambles on DVD-Ripping Software
Michal Lev-Ram / Techland: A new (legal) way to rip DVDs
Shane McGlaun / DailyTech: DVD Copy Application Coming from RealNetworks
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Rent. Rip. Return.
Humphrey Cheung / TG Daily: Kick those DVDs to the curb with Real DVD
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: RealDVD: Real Networks gets into the DVD copying games
Mark Wilson / Gizmodo: RealNetworks RealDVD: Legal DVD Backup, No Real Point
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines: RealNetworks: Rip those DVDs (with a dash of DRM)
Brian Heater / AppScout: Real Ups Price, Delays Release of RealDVD
Jon / p2pnet: RealNetworks DVD ripper
David Chartier / Ars Technica: Real DVD: legit DVD copying and playback, but is it too late?
John P. Falcone / Crave: The gadget blog: DVD ripping goes legit with RealDVD
Shelly Palmer / MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer: The American President vs. Dave: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer September 8, 2008
Michelle Kessler / Technology Live: Coffee Break: — Google files a patent for a floating …
Dave Jeyes / TECH.BLORGE.com: Will RealDVD stem P2P movie piracy?
Todd Haselton / LAPTOP Magazine: Copy All Of Your Movies, Legally, With RealDVD
Thomas Ricker / Engadget: RealDVD rips DVDs just like you do, only legally (maybe)
Craig Stoltz / Web 2.Oh. . .really?:
Rick Sanchez Debuts Twitter on TV — Today at 3 p.m. EST, CNN's promiscuous social media adopter Rick Sanchez debuts a TV show called Rick Sanchez Direct. — This may be of some cultural significance, in that that the program appears to be about/from/in/around [insert your favorite preposition] Twitter.
Discussion: SEO and Tech Daily, WebProNews and Micro Persuasion
Charlie Anzman / SEO and Tech Daily: Twitter to get TV buzz from CNN ... again
Chris Crum / WebProNews: New CNN Show Based on Twitter
Gartner Says Worldwide Smartphone Sales Grew 16 Per Cent in Second Quarter of 2008 — Japan Saw 24 Per Cent Decline While North America Remained Fastest-Growing Market — Worldwide smartphone sales totalled 32.2 million units in the second quarter of 2008, a 15.7 per cent increase …
Discussion: Tech Trader Daily, The Mobile Gadgeteer, Voices and Macworld
Matthew Miller / The Mobile Gadgeteer: RIM continues to gain in smartphone sales, 2nd quarter 08 report
Eric Savitz / Voices: Smartphone Market Grew 15.7 Percent in Q2, Gartner Says
Jonny Evans / Macworld: iPhone raising bar for smartphone sales
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM:
DEMO: Meet Alcatel-Lucent's Services Play — While DEMO is primarily a showcase platform for standalone startups, well-established companies launch products there too. This year Alcatel-Lucent has brought an internal startup pushing an RFID tag reading system called tikitag that aims to bridge the online and digital worlds.
Elinor Mills / Webware.com: Demo: Tikitag connects offline devices to online data
Ted Dziuba / The Register:
Chrome-fed Googasm bares tech pundit futility — Fail and You Last week, Google released a web browser called Chrome, and the online tech media had a powerful Googasm. We were long overdue for another climax like this, having been lightly stimulated with half-baked Google web products in the four years since GMail was released.
Discussion: Just Browsing, broadstuff, Furrier.org, Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life and John Battelle's Searchblog
Matthew Gertner / Just Browsing: Rabid Register Chromes at the Mouth
Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life: The New Browser Wars: The Best Features of the new Generation of Browsers
John Battelle / John Battelle's Searchblog: The Web IS an OS. Get Over It.
Justin Yu / Crave: The gadget blog:
Intel releases pricing, details on solid-state drives — Less than a month ago, Intel announced its line of solid-state hard drives. We didn't have much information at the time, other than a model number and a few benchmarks provided by Intel, but we're pleased to officially announce the X25-M …
Discussion: eWeek, Gizmodo and Electronista
Scott Ferguson / eWeek: Intel Now Shipping Solid-State SATA Drives for PCs
Liz Gannes / NewTeeVee:
Ashton Kutcher's Web Video Show: Blah Girls — I'm at the TechCrunch50 conference right now, where Ashton Kutcher is presenting his web startup. Not only is this one a celebrity-driven startup, but it's about celebrities. It's an animated web video show with interactive elements called Blah Girls.
Discussion: CNET News and Digital Dish
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: Startups for kids at TechCrunch50
TVWeek / Digital Dish: It's a Big Week for Web Video