GDrive — by Brian Ussery — “Online file backup and storage... GDrive provides reliable storage for all of your files, including photos, music and documents... GDrive allows you to access your files from anywhere, anytime, and from any device - be it from your desktop, web browser or cellular phone”.
Don Reisinger / Webware.com: More details surface on Google's alleged GDrive
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Google GDrive online storage & backup service leaked
Doug Caverly / webpronews.com: Official Description Of GDrive Discovered
James A. Robertson / Smalltalk Tidbits, Industry Rants: Disk-a-Geddon — This article about the limitations of RAID …
Brian Heater / AppScout: Google GDrive Gets Official Description
Peter / Peter O'Kelly's Reality Check: More details surface on Google's alleged GDrive | Webware - CNET
Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
First Official Description of GDrive — Brian Ussery noticed an interesting reference to GDrive in a file used by Google Pack. The file includes “localized information which is sent to translators”. — The product category for GDrive is “online file backup and storage” and there are two lines that describe the application:
Discussion: Mark Evans, Gadgetell, Electronista, Obsessable, Tech Fragments and Pocket-lint.co.uk, Thanks:atul
JG Mason / Gadgetell: GDrive directive revealed
C.K. Sample III / Obsessable: Google's GDrive edges closer to reality with an official description
Amy-Mae Elliott / Pocket-lint.co.uk: Official Google GDrive reference spotted
Philipp Lenssen / Google Blogoscoped:
Discussion: Googling Google and Mashable!, Thanks:pinkblob
Garett Rogers / Googling Google: More traces of GDrive popping up
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: GDrive One Step Closer to Reality
Long Zheng / istartedsomething:
Sacrificing security for usability: UAC security flaw in Windows 7 beta (with proof of concept code) — This is dedicated to every ignorant “tech journalist” who cried wolf about UAC in Windows Vista. A change to User Account Control (UAC) in Windows 7 (beta) to make it “less annoying” …
Discussion: Within Windows, BetaNews, GottaBeMobile.com, blogs.chron.com, Neowin.net, CrunchGear, Hardware 2.0, Electronic Pulp, Windows Connected and Channel 10, Thanks:longzheng
Scott M. Fulton, III / BetaNews: The oldest trick in the book, literally, defeats UAC in Windows 7
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile.com: Windows 7 Security Issue Highlighted by Long Zheng
John Biggs / CrunchGear: Hack turns off Windows UAC forever and ever
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0: Microsoft neuters UAC in Windows 7
David Gonzales / Electronic Pulp: 'Release Windows 7′ movement started by fan, I'm with it
Sarahintampa / Channel 10: Get Your Windows 7 Updates from Microsoft Connect
Zuckerberg: Facebook's “intense” year — Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's CEO, in a tie? Oh my. — If you know Mark you know he's a pretty casual dresser. Usually seen in T-shirt, jeans, and sandals. — But not here at the World Economic Forum where we walked around downtown Davos …
Discussion: Alexander van Elsas's Weblog …, Thanks:louisgray
Alexander van Elsas / Alexander van Elsas's Weblog …: On Apple, Facebook, Google, Whuffie and why customer lock-in sucks
Caroline McCarthy / The Social:
Mark Zuckerberg's sentiment engine? — It's sort of cute, really: blogger Robert Scoble went on a nice snowy stroll with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg while the two were in Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum. — Of course, he wrote about it.
Discussion: TechCrunch and CNET News
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Chad Hurley, Craig Mundie, and Mark Zuckerberg Talk Mobile At Davos
Martin LaMonica / CNET News: In Davos, talk of linking clean tech and economy
The Economy According To Mint — Aaron Patzer is the CEO and founder of Mint.com, a personal finance site that helps 900,000 consumers keep track of their spending. Mint's data is a snapshot of the consumer economy. In the guest post below, Aaron parses the data to tell us what the economy looks like from consumer's eyes.
Daniel Ionescu / PC World:
Dell to Make Google and Microsoft Phones - Really? — Just when you thought there are enough not-so-good looking and overrated phones out there, Dell is said to announce two iPhone and Blackberry competitors sometime next month. Code named MePhone (hopefully not the final name) …
Discussion: AppleInsider, Byte of the Apple and eWeek
Arik Hesseldahl / Byte of the Apple: Thoughts On Dell's Phone
Nathan Eddy / eWeek: Should Dell Smartphone Tackle BlackBerry or iPhone Fans?
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider:
Is Dell's Phone Called The MePhone? (DELL)
Is Dell's Phone Called The MePhone? (DELL)
Discussion: Digital Daily, Electronista, Engadget, OSNews, Obsessable, GPS Obsessed, Boy Genius Report, Reuters, I4U News, VentureBeat, Gizmodo, GigaOM, Telecompetitor, MacDailyNews, Wall Street Journal, Newsome.Org, Electronic Pulp, wmpoweruser.com, 9 to 5 Mac, Crave, Computerworld Blogs, Pocket PC Thoughts.com and Mobility Site
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Should Have Bought Palm When You Had the Chance, Dell...
Thom Holwerda / OSNews: WSJ: Dell To Enter Smartphone Market
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: Dell may be planning to enter smartphone market
Kelly Hodgkins / Boy Genius Report: Dell preparing to release a smartphone affectionately called the MePhone?
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Dell MePhone Smartphone Rumors intensify
Wilson Rothman / Gizmodo: Dell Builds Prototype Android and Windows Mobile Phones, May Finally Sell Them
Om Malik / GigaOM: Dell's Smartphone Seems Real This Time!
David Gonzales / Electronic Pulp: Dell supposedly prepping MePhone smartphone for launch soon
Chauncey Dupree / 9 to 5 Mac: Dell readying the iPhone competitor : ‘MePhone’
Leslie Katz / Crave: The gadget blog: More details on Dell's supposed smartphone
Mike Elgan / Computerworld Blogs: Dell to sell build-to-order cell phones?
Nurhisham Hussein / Pocket PC Thoughts.com: A Dell smartphone? Pinch Me!
Michael Learmonth / AdAge:
ABC Says Web Viewers Will Tolerate Twice the Ads — How Long Before an Online TiVo? — NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — The web is about to get a little more like TV — minus the ad-skipping. ABC.com has started to peddle research that shows online viewers will tolerate shows such as “Grey's Anatomy” …
Discussion: the Econsultancy blog, Obsessable, MarketingVOX, Online Video Watch and Hollywood Reporter
Patricio Robles / the Econsultancy blog: ABC: web video viewers don't mind more ads
Barb Dybwad / Obsessable: Get ready for more ads in online television
Corey Kronengold / Online Video Watch: ABC.com Shares Research at NATPE
Andrew Wallenstein / Hollywood Reporter: Increase in ads no problem for ABC.com
Warning: Dependence on Facebook, Twitter Could Be Hazardous to Your Business — You've probably heard how much the micro-blogging service Twitter can help your business, or that being on social networking site Facebook can boost your company's profile. But what you might not have considered …
Discussion: Beyond Search
Stephen E. Arnold / Beyond Search: Facebook and Twitter: Who Owns What
Times of India:
Rs 500 laptop display on Feb 3 — Text: — NEW DELHI: A $10 laptop (Rs 500) prototype, with 2 GB RAM capacity, would be on display in Tirupati on February 3 when the National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Techology is launched.
Discussion: Electricpig.co.uk, SlashGear, Liliputing, CrunchGear, Engadget and Slashdot
Ben Sillis / Electricpig.co.uk: $10 laptop to be unveiled Monday
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Indian $10 laptop to get February 3rd unveil
Thomas Ricker / Engadget: India's $10 laptop coming February 3rd, take that Negroponte
Timothy / Slashdot: India Will Show Its $10 Laptop Prototype
Geoffrey A. Fowler / Wall Street Journal:
Amazon's Sales Surge — Snapping the brutal retail slump, Amazon.com Inc. said profit rose 9% and sales surged 18% in the fourth quarter as the Internet giant used its pricing muscle to lure shoppers. — Chief Executive Jeff Bezos's goal of establishing Amazon as the Wal-Mart of the Internet …
Discussion: Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim and The Huffington Post
Shelly Palmer / The Huffington Post: Senate Approves Amended DTV Delay Bill: MediaBytes with Shelly …
Brad Stone / New York Times:
Profit Rises at Amazon as Shoppers Seek Deals
Profit Rises at Amazon as Shoppers Seek Deals
Jason Mick / DailyTech: Amazon Bucks Industry Trend With Big Profit
Greg Sandoval / CNET News:
Steve Jobs a music visionary? Judge for yourself — After reading Steve Jobs' 2003 interview with Rolling Stone, it's easy to see why one label boss called him the smartest man in music. — (Credit: Rolling Stone) — Home - News - Apple — Apple — January 30, 2009 4:00 AM PST
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Steve Jobs: The Rolling Stone Interview, 2003
David Schlesinger / Full Disclosure:
Twittering away standards or tweeting the future of journalism? — I've been tweeting from the World Economic Forum, using the microblogging platform Twitter to discuss the mundane (describing crepuscular darkness of the Swiss Alps at 5 a.m.) or the interesting (live tweeting from presentations).
Discussion: The FASTForward Blog
Farhad Manjoo / Slate:
The Best E-Mail Program Ever: How Gmail destroyed Outlook — As of this week, Gmail has reached perfection: You no longer have to be online to read or write messages. Desktop programs like Microsoft Outlook have always been able to access your old mail. There is a certain bliss to this …
Discussion: MarketingVOX, Internet Evolution, Gadgetwise and digg.com
Alan Reiter / Internet Evolution: Google's GDrive: Rain in Those Clouds
Stephen Williams / Gadgetwise: Google's Gmail Now Works Offline
Ben Kuchera / Ars Technica:
Gears of War DRM screwup makes PC version unplayable — It seems that the DRM on Gears of War came with a built-in shut off date: the digital certificate for the game was only good until January 28, 2009. Now that the game fails to work unless you adjust your system's clock, what's Epic's response?
Discussion: TorrentFreak, Ripten Video Game Blog, Electricpig.co.uk, Kotaku, TeleRead, Joystiq and Slashdot
Greg Strachan / Electricpig.co.uk: Gears of War DRM bug crashing PCs
Michael McWhertor / Kotaku: Is Your Copy Of Gears Of War PC Busted? Here's Why
Richard Mitchell / Joystiq: Gears of War PC certificate expires, breaks game
Soulskill / Slashdot: DRM Shuts Down PC Version of Gears of War
Eliot Van Buskirk / Epicenter:
LimeWire Creator Brings Open-Source Approach to Urban Planning — Entrepreneur Mark Gorton wants to do for people what he already helped do for files: move them from here to there in the most efficient way possible using open-source tools. — Gorton, whose LimeWire file sharing software …
Discussion: All Points Blog
Adena Schutzberg / All Points Blog: Wired Profiles TOPP's (OpenGeo's) Angel
Ian Lamont / Industry Standard:
Exclusive: Linden Lab executives plot Second Life growth, but interface concerns persist — In exclusive interviews with The Industry Standard, Linden Lab's two top executives have confirmed that the company is still profitable and Second Life is continuing to grow users and expand its enterprise services.
Michael Masnick / Techdirt:
Once Again, You Don't Get To Use DMCA Takedowns To Remove Any Content You Don't Like — from the it-has-to-be-copyright-infringement- of-your-content dept — Michael Geist has the latest example of what appears to be a company abusing the DMCA takedown process to try to quiet the speech …
Nicholas Carlson / Silicon Alley Insider:
11 Business Plans For Twitter — Start the slideshow — Deadline for entry into our Create Twitter's Revenue Model contest is up and we thought we'd share some of the best entries. We haven't decided on a winner yet, so check them out and let us know what you think.
Mike Dolan / FierceWireless:
T-Mobile's Neville Ray: We will have more G series phones in 2009 — As the newly elected chairperson of the 3G Americas' Board of Governors, Neville Ray, senior vice president of engineering and operations at T-Mobile USA, will play a pivotal role in promoting and driving 3G growth …
Discussion: Unwired View, Electronista, AndroidGuys, TmoNews, BetaNews, Android Authority and MobileBurn.com
Michael Oryl / Android Authority: T-Mobile confirms the obvious: more G series Android phones coming
Brian James Kirk / MobileBurn.com: T-Mobile to release more G series phones in 2009
Saul Hansell / Bits:
Senate Wants to Stimulate Verizon — Four words buried in a provision to help subsidize high-speed Internet service contained the latest Senate's version of the economic stimulus legislation could mean hundreds of millions of dollars a year in tax credits for Verizon, according to telecommunications analysts.
Chloe Albanesius / AppScout: How Does the Economic Stimulus Plan Affect Tech?
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
A News Corp. Bull Throws in the Towel; Wall Street Journal Layoffs Coming? — Pali Research analyst Rich Greenfield loves to tear into media companies-just ask the managers at Time Warner (TWX) or Warner Music Group (WMG). But he's been a longtime advocate for News Corp. (NWS). — No more.
Discussion: Portfolio, Silicon Alley Insider and Gawker
Nicholas Carlson / Silicon Alley Insider: Cuts Coming To The Wall Street Journal (NWS)
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: Rupert Murdoch is Having a Hard Time
palm pre @ CES '09 (Part 2) — Part 2 of mobiledivide's palm prÄ" interview series from CES '09 is with Peter Skillman. Peter is the VP of Design at Palm, Inc. and naturally our conversation revolved around the design choices he and his team at Palm made with the palm prÄ".
Discussion: Engadget, PreCentral.net, PalmAddicts, Boy Genius Report, 9 to 5 Mac, MobileCrunch and Edible Apple
Chris Ziegler / Engadget: Palm's VP of design shows off Pre features, scoffs at N95
Andy J. S. / PalmAddicts: More of Palm PrÄ"'s features shown off in video
Cleve Nettles / 9 to 5 Mac: More Palm Pre Pr0n
Greg Kumparak / MobileCrunch: Palm Pre hiding two neat little features: Drag to unlock, Spacebar triggered shutter
Ryan Paul / Ars Technica:
Behind the OLPC layoffs: G1G1 failure and reduced sponsorship — OLPC founder Nicholas Negroponte has revealed that the organization's recent layoffs were necessitated by poor results from the latest Give 1 Get 1 drive and by a steep decline in donations from corporate sponsors.
Discussion: Open Source and Liliputing
Dana Blankenhorn / Open Source: What OLPC has accomplished — I have been known to dump on One Laptop Per Child.
James Sherwood / The Register:
Patent app reveals Microsoft's smart smartphone cradle — Microsoft has asked for a patent to protect its idea for a smartphone docking cradle that would turn your handheld into a mini-laptop. — Microsoft's smartphone cradle — The “Smart Interface System for Mobile Communication Devices” …
Discussion: Fast Company, Gizmodo and MobileBurn.com