Tim O'Reilly / O'Reilly Radar:
Web 2.0 and Cloud Computing — A couple of months ago, Hugh Macleod created a bit of buzz with his blog post The Cloud's Best Kept Secret. Hugh's argument: that cloud computing will lead to a huge monopoly. Of course, a couple of weeks ago, Larry Ellison made the opposite point …
Discussion: broadstuff and Lookery Blog
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: INCREASINGLY FOGGY CONDITIONS AROUND CLOUD COMPUTING ?
Scott Rafer / Lookery Blog: “Experience always comes before open [social].”
Nick / Rough Type:
What Tim O'Reilly gets wrong about the cloud — Technology publisher and Web 2.0 impresario Tim O'Reilly wrote a thought-provoking post today about the dynamics of the nascent cloud computing business. He makes some important and valid points, but his analysis is also flawed …
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft:
Windows 7 pre-beta build: What's inside — Microsoft isn't going to show Windows 7 to attendees of the Professional Developers Conference (PDC) in Los Angeles until Tuesday, October 28. But new info about what's part of the pre-beta build that will be provided to show-goers is beginning to trickle out.
Discussion: TechFlash, UX Evangelist, Microsoft Pri0, SEO and Tech Daily and Incremental Blogger
Stephen Chapman / UX Evangelist: It's Official: Windows 7 M3 Pre-Beta Build 6801
Benjamin J. Romano / Microsoft Pri0: More coverage of the future of Windows coming up this week
Charlie Anzman / SEO and Tech Daily: Windows 7 Logo Requirements .... already ?
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun:
HP Mini 1000 netbook comes out of hiding, starts at $399 — Our recent posts about HP Mini-note price drops at Amazon are starting to illustrate what we thought last month: HP is either making room for a new netbook or they're adding another choice to their lineup.
Discussion: Liliputing, UMPCPortal, The Technicist, Gizmodo, Engadget and Ubergizmo
Vivek Gowri / The Technicist: HP Mini 1000 shows up on HPShopping.com
John Mahoney / Gizmodo: New 10-Inch HP Mini 1000 Netbook Shows Up Online
Nilay Patel / Engadget: 10-inch Mini 1000 appears on HP website
Eric A. Taub / Bits:
TV Prices Falling Faster — If you're in the market for a new flat panel TV, you may be tempted to get ready to pull out your credit card (if you have any credit left). In the next few weeks, LCD and plasma set prices are due to plummet. — Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving …
Discussion: Christopher Null, Boy Genius Report, TECH.BLORGE.com, RexBlog.com, Gearlog and Lockergnome Blog Network
Zach Epstein / Boy Genius Report: Tis the season for flat panel TVs
Rex Hammock / RexBlog.com: Great Depression level prices on HD TVs
Walt Mossberg / Mossblog:
MacBook Pro Tradeoffs — When Apple redesigned its laptops earlier this month, most of the attention, including mine, was focused on the entry-level MacBook. That was because of its popularity, and because Apple managed to make over the machine in a way that added some oomph and lots …
Paul Mutton / Netcraft:
Ongoing Phishing Attack Exposes Yahoo Accounts — The Netcraft toolbar community has detected a vulnerability on a Yahoo website, which is currently being used to steal authentication cookies from Yahoo users — transmitting them to a website under the control of a remote attacker.
Stephen Shankland / CNET News:
Google Earth brings virtual tourism to iPhone — SAN FRANCISCO—Google already has customized some of its Web sites for display on the iPhone, but now the company also dived headlong onto Apple's highly regarded mobile phone with a full-fledge application, a handheld version of its Google Earth geographical software.
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Google Earth...Now in Convenient iPhone-Size Form
Jeff Atwood / Coding Horror:
The Web Browser is the New Laptop — I've been reading a lot of good things about the emerging “netbook” category of subnotebooks: … Like any self-respecting nerd, I already own a laptop, of course, but my wife has taken to surfing the internet at night and doing her Java-based New York Times crosswords in bed.
Joe Wilcox / Microsoft Watch:
Windows Vista No Longer Matters — Make no mistake: Microsoft has moved beyond Windows Vista, which will become all too apparent during this week's Professional Developer Conference. Windows 7 is the future, and in many ways it's the present, too. — Contrary to ridiculous assertions recently …
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
MySpace Tests Profile 2.0 With Drag And Drop Interface — MySpace continues to clean up the look and feel of its site with the launch of a new profile and editor. It's not ready for mainstream U.S. use yet, so they've unleashed it on Canadian users for testing (anyone can try it out though, see below).
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, Mashable! and RotorBlog.com
Paul Glazowski / Mashable!: MySpace Canada Gets Served First With New Profile Editor (Americans Welcome!)
Arnold Zafra / RotorBlog.com: MySpace Rolls Out Profile 2.0
Caroline McCarthy / Webware.com:
Facebook to developers: Here, have some code! — Facebook is known for keeping its cards pretty close to its chest, so to speak. But in recent months, the company has been drumming up its commitment to open source—and on Friday, Facebook announced that a piece of internally created software …
Discussion: All Facebook and Inside Facebook
Nick O'Neill / All Facebook: Facebook Working to Open Source iPhone Application
Justin Smith / Inside Facebook: Facebook Open Sources Scribe Server