Alex Brooks / World of Apple:
Kevin Rose Weighs in on iPhone OS 3.0 [Update: Added Video] — Ahead of Apple's preview of iPhone OS 3.0 Kevin Rose has revealed some details that he believes will be present in the major iPhone software upgrade. — During the live Diggnation at SXSW in Austin, Texas last Rose gave details …
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, Gizmodo, Apple 2.0, MacRumors, Electronic Pulp, The iPhone Blog and Pulse2
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Kevin Rose “confirms” cut/paste, Pre features in iPhone 3.0
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Apple 2.0: Kevin Rose: How iPhone Copy + Paste will work
David Gonzales / Electronic Pulp: iPhone OS 3. features: video recording (w/timer), dedicated blogging …
Rene Ritchie / The iPhone Blog: UPDATED AGAIN: Cut/Copy Paste! Palm Pre-Features! …
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Kevin Rose Predicts Copy & Paste Coming In iPhone 3.0
Darren Waters / BBC:
Social networks ‘are new e-mail’ — Status updates on sites such as Facebook, Yammer, Twitter and Friendfeed are a new form of communication, the South by SouthWest Festival has heard. — “We are all in the process of creating e-mail 2.0,” David Sacks, founder of business social network Yammer said.
MG Siegler / VentureBeat: Is the social stream the new email?
Darren Waters / BBC:
Second generation Surface coming — A second generation of Microsoft's Surface computing device is two to three years away, the South by SouthWest Festival has heard. — Developer Joe Olsen, whose company Phenomblue writes applications for the Surface, said he had been told the device was still in the development stage.
Discussion: Ars Technica, Incremental Blogger and digg.com, Thanks:atul
Emil Protalinski / Ars Technica: Second generation Microsoft Surface two to three years away
Peggy Orenstein / New York Times:
Growing Up on Facebook — Someone I haven't seen in decades just posted a snapshot of me on Facebook: there I am at 16, dressed in an unfortunate cowl-neck sweater, my hair cut to resemble a Semitic cotton ball. William Faulkner, I suspect, would love it — Facebook, after all, is the best evidence yet of the undead past.
Discussion: Joe Duck and Lightspeed Venture …
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider:
AT&T Adding Capacity At SXSW To Deal With iPhone Crush — AT&T (T) tells us it's adding wireless capacity in downtown Austin to deal with “unprecedented” demand (that's resulted in service that's flaky at best). This, of course, a result of thousands (tens of thousands?) …
Discussion: L.A. Times Tech Blog, CNET News, The Web Life, Edible Apple and Electronista
Sanfrandan / L.A. Times Tech Blog: SXSW to AT&T: Free our iPhones
Daniel Terdiman / CNET News: AT&T drops the ball on iPhone service at SXSW
Andrew Mager / The Web Life: AT&T network getting extra boost in Austin
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
Yahoo Reverses Its Web Strategy with Web Videos — For Yahoo's original video strategy, this will be Take Two. — On Monday, the Web portal will announce the latest in a series of niche Web shows. The short segments about celebrity mothers, titled “Spotlight to Nightlight,” …
Joe Weisenthal / Clusterstock:
Why Tech Stocks Won't Lead The Next Bull Market — Eventually there will be another bull market, and it's always a good mental exercise to play the “what will lead the next bull market when it comes” game. Right now it's particularly tough, since everything in the economy seems so miserable.
Discussion: Nyquist Capital
Andrew Schmitt / Nyquist Capital: Why Tech Won't Lead The Next Bull Market
The Break it Down Blog:
Netflix Throttling Instant Video Streaming Performance for PC-Viewers … I noticed about 3 weeks ago my streaming video performance from Netflix has become unbearably slow. I'm on a 7 mbps Qwest DSL line in Tucson, AZ and my previous experience with Netflix “Watch Instantly” …
Wall Street Journal:
Ex-Allies Square Off in a Tech Turf War — With a big product launch set for Monday, Cisco Systems Inc. is propelling the technology industry into a new era: Giant companies that once prized profitable cooperation are invading each others' turfs. — Cisco plans to announce it will start building …
Discussion: Between the Lines and Digits
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines: Cisco: 'We're going to compete with HP'
Ben Worthen / Digits: A Sneak Peak at Cisco's Big Announcement
Daniel Terdiman / CNET News:
At SXSW, attendees confront Twitter saturation — AUSTIN, Texas—By now, the story of how Twitter exploded onto the scene at the 2007 South by Southwest festival is legend in technology circles. — But here at SXSW 2009, the notion of the perfect match among community, service, and event seems flipped on its head.
Eric Krangel / Silicon Alley Insider: Twitter Search Not All That Useful At #SXSW
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM: Forget the Fail Whale: Twitter Jumps the Shark
Buckpost / Twitterrati: The Dangers of a Twitter Tsunami
Ben Homer / Online Video Watch: SXSW: The Twitter Saturation Myth
Jenna Wortham / Bits: Social Media Overload Allows Web Apps to Shine
James Kendrick / jkOnTheRun: SXSW killing AT&T in Austin?
Darren Waters / dot.life blog: Twitchhiker heads for celebrity status
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: SXSW JOURNALISTS NEED TO GET OUT OF THE BEER TENT AND SEE REAL WORLD (SHOCK, HORROR)
Daniel Tunkelang / The Noisy Channel: A Scaling Challenge for Twitter Search
Boing Boing Gadgets:
We found the chip inside the new iPod headphones...but is it DRM? — You'd never guess it was there—a tiny chip, barely a millimeter square, hidden inside the headphone module on the third-gen iPod shuffle. If you dismantle the module itself, you still won't see it: it's underneath …
Discussion: Engadget, CrunchGear, Edible Apple, The iPhone Blog, TeleRead, Electronic Pulp, 9 to 5 Mac, Guardian, techblog.dallasnews.com and MacDailyNews
Nilay Patel / Engadget: Third-party iPod shuffle headphones will require Apple-licensed authentication chip
David Rothman / TeleRead: Coming? DRM-adapted eyeballs—or at least eyeglasses? …
David Gonzales / Electronic Pulp: Apple enforcing DRM with new iPod shuffle earphones?
Cleve Nettles / 9 to 5 Mac: What is the 8A83E3 chip inside the iPod Shuffle headphones?
Jack Schofield / Guardian: Apple's new G3 Shuffle creates minor controversy
Matthew Lasar / Ars Technica:
A nervous FCC announces game plan for new DTV day — Attention full power TV stations: the FCC says that you must notify viewers if your digital TV signal will reach fewer homes than the analog signal did. — The Federal Communications Commission on Friday laid out the rules for the remainder …