Joshua Topolsky / Engadget:
Live from Apple's iPhone OS 3.0 preview event — 9:30AM We're currently at the doors, and we probably don't have to tell you that people are champing at the bit to get inside. We'll be knocking down old ladies and tripping unsuspecting humans soon enough, so stay tuned!
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Chris Gaither / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Apple's IPhone 3.0 update to add copy and paste, MMS and wider on-screen keyboard
Chris Foresman / Ars Technica: Apple reveals slew of new features for iPhone OS 3.0
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: iPhone 3.0: Push Notifications, Copy and Paste, MMS, and More
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Technology news: Finally! iPhone copy and paste
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0: iPhone OS 3.0 - What's new ...
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Highlights of Apple's iPhone OS 3.0 Preview: Copy and Paste, A2DP, MMS, Much More
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Apple unveiled the best Copy and Paste in the World in iPhone 3.0 Firmware
John Biggs / TechCrunch: Live from Apple's iPhone 3.0 Press Conference
Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily: Apple: Live Blogging The iPhone OS 3.0 Event
MG Siegler / VentureBeat: After complete re-architecture, Apple finally ready to push Push Notifications
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider: Apple iPhone 3.0 Software Event Discussion
Jason Mick / DailyTech: Apple Announces iPhone OS v3.0
Greg Kumparak / CrunchGear: Live from Apple's iPhone 3.0 Press Conference
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile.com: Apple Announcement Yields No Hardware and iPhone Pairity (sort of)
Dieter Bohn / The iPhone Blog: iPhone to get Spotlight Device Search
- Justin Smith / Inside Social Games: Apple Launches iPhone “In-App Purchase” …
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: iPhone 3.0: Underwhelming, Super-Exciting or Just Right?
Michelle Lentz / bub.blicio.us: Quick iPhone 3.0 Recap
Zach Epstein / Boy Genius Report: Apple finally invents copy/paste and MMS; iPhone 3.0 gets official
Charles Starrett / iLounge: Analysis: Five major iPhone 3.0 issues users expect to be addressed
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: iPhone OS 3 — Apple is planning taking the wraps off …
Paul Colligan / Paul Colligan's Profitable Podcasting: IPhone OS 3.0 Update Thoughts
Eric M. Zeman / Phone Scoop: Apple Revises Applications and Apps Store Functions
Brian X. Chen / Gadget Lab: Liveblog: Apple's iPhone 3.0 Media Event
Tom Samiljan / Switched: Live from Apple's iPhone OS 3.0 Announcement
Chris Ziegler / Engadget Mobile: Watch iPhone 3.0 go down live on Engadget!
Darren Murph / Engadget:
MMS finally comes to Apple's iPhone 3G via OS 3.0 — Apple's done a decent job of implementing features that we've all been clamoring for into its forthcoming OS 3.0, and aside from copy and paste, there's probably no one single feature add bigger than this.
Discussion: Gizmodo, MobileCrunch and Joystiq
John Mahoney / Gizmodo: iPhone 3.0 OS To Bring MMS Messaging
Greg Kumparak / MobileCrunch: The iPhone OS 3.0 Announcement Scorecard
JC Fletcher / Joystiq: iPhone to support paid DLC, peer-to-peer connections
Prince McLean / AppleInsider:
iPhone 3.0 to include peer-to-peer support, push notification — In offering a preview look at the new iPhone OS 3. platform, senior vice president of iPhone software Scott Forstall announced that Apple has added over a thousand new Application Programming Interfaces to allow developers greater access …
Discussion: Ars Technica, Digits, MacRumors, Hardware 2.0, AppScout, Wall Street Journal and VentureBeat
Erica Sadun / Ars Technica: iPhone OS now shipping on 30 million devices
Yukari Kane / Digits: Apple Debuts New iPhone Software Without Steve Jobs
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0: Apple iPhone OS 3.0 preview event - Live!
Ben Charny / Wall Street Journal: Apple Updates iPhone Software
Nilay Patel / Engadget:
iPhone finally gets copy and paste! — No surprises here: Apple just announced that iPhone OS 3.0 will support copy and paste. A double-tap auto-selects the text you want with movable “grab points,” and a pop-up edit bar display buttons for cut, copy, and paste. Finally!
Apple Previews Developer Beta of iPhone OS 3.0 — Beta Release Provides New SDK, Over 1,000 APIs & 100 New Features — Apple® today previewed its iPhone™ OS 3.0 software and announced the immediate availability of a beta software release to registered developers.
Discussion: Engadget, SlashGear, Boing Boing Gadgets and I4U News
Chris Ziegler / Engadget: Apple previews new SDK, App Store functionality
Rob Beschizza / Boing Boing Gadgets: iPhone OS 3: Cut and paste your heart out
Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo:
iPhone 3.0 OS Guide: Everything You Need to Know — iPhone 3.0 OS, the next generation operating system for the iPhone, iPod touch, and whatever Apple device comes next. New features, new apps, here you will find all the information you need. — NEW IPHONE OS 3.0 FEATURES
Discussion: CNET News, iPhone Savior, Engadget and digg.com
Tom Krazit / CNET News: Live blog: iPhone OS 3.0 preview
Paul Miller / Engadget: Apple previews iPhone OS 3.0, adds copy and paste, Spotlight search, plenty more
MG Siegler / VentureBeat:
App Store: 25,000 apps, 800 million downloads — At its iPhone 3.0 software preview event in Cupertino, Calif. today, Apple gave out some pretty huge statistics for the iPhone platform so far. The two big ones: There are now over 25,000 apps in the App Store, and those apps have been downloaded over 800 million times.
Discussion: Music Ally, gdgt live, TechCrunch, Macworld and Gizmodo, Thanks:mrinaldesai
Stuart Dredge / Music Ally: iPhone 3.0 software holds promise for music apps
Ryan Block / gdgt live: Live iPhone OS 3.0 event coverage
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Apple Opens Up More Ways To Get Paid On The iPhone, Adds Key New Features.
Mark Wilson / Gizmodo: How iPhone 3.0 Will Feel Different
John Herrman / Gizmodo:
First iPhone 3.0 Apps Show Off New Functionality — To demonstrate the piles of new features and APIs included in iPhone OS 3.0, Apple brought along a few developers to show off their new wares. Here's what they've got so far. — First off, we've got another version of the Sims.
Discussion: I4U News, iPhone Savior and Ars Technica
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: iPhone 3.0 attacks directly Nintendo DS and Sony PSP
Mr. Besilly / iPhone Savior: Push Notifications Good To Go With iPhone 3.0
David Chartier / Ars Technica: Live Ars Technica coverage of Apple's iPhone OS 3.0 event
Jeremy Kessel / CrunchGear:
The iPhone OS 3.0 Announcement Final Scorecard — The iPhone 3.0 Announcement has come to an (abrupt) end. So how did Apple fare according to our Scorecard? Well, as you can see there is still room for improvement, but slighty better than expected - 75 out of 120 possible points.
Discussion: MobileCrunch and Gear Diary
Doug Aamoth / MobileCrunch: Live from Apple's iPhone 3.0 Press Conference
Judie Lipsett / Gear Diary: It's 3.0 Day...and?
Dan Nystedt / PC World:
HTC to Launch ‘at Least’ Three Google Phones This Year — High Tech Computer (HTC) will ship “at least” three smartphones this year that use Google's Android software, HTC's CEO said Tuesday. — HTC, already the largest maker of smartphones that use the Windows Mobile OS …
Discussion: Engadget Mobile, Crave, IntoMobile, Phone Arena, Gizmodo, AndroidGuys, FierceWireless, CrunchGear, Gearlog and Mobility Site
James Falconer / IntoMobile: HTC Launching ‘At Least’ Three Android Devices This Year
John Herrman / Gizmodo: HTC Shipping At Least Two More Android Phones This Year
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless: HTC promises ‘at least’ three Android phones in 2009
Brian Heater / Gearlog: HTC Releasing Multiple Google Android Phones in 2009
Chris Leckness / Mobility Site: More Android for HTC in 2009 — According to HTC CEO Peter Cho …
Wall Street Journal:
HTC to Launch New Google Phones
HTC to Launch New Google Phones
Discussion: Technologizer, Electronista, InformationWeek, Gadgetell and Phone Scoop
Shawn Ingram / Gadgetell: HTC looking to release “more than three” Android phones
Eric M. Zeman / Phone Scoop: HTC Plans At Least Three More Android Phones in 2009
Andrew Nusca / Between the Lines:
CD sales drop, digital downloads on the rise — The number of Internet users paying for digital music increased by just over 8 million in 2008 to 36 million Internet users, and purchases of online digital music downloads increased by 29 percent since last year, accounting for 33 percent …
Discussion: Slyck, Business Wire, Electronista and The Noisy Channel
Thomas Mennecke / Slyck: 17 Million Fewer CD Buyers in 2008
Daniel Tunkelang / The Noisy Channel: Why Buy The Cow When You Can Hear It Moo For Free?
David Kaplan / paidContent.org:
Why Total Music Purchases By Web Users Are Still Falling
Why Total Music Purchases By Web Users Are Still Falling
Discussion: CNET News
Greg Sandoval / CNET News: Virgin's music stopped paying long ago
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Not News: CD Buyers Disappearing Daily. …
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Discovery To Amazon: Hands Off Our Kindle! — Here's an odd one I didn't see coming: Discovery Communications (DSICA), the cable network best known for bringing you fare like “Shark Week”, says that Amazon's (AMZN) Kindle e-book reader violates one of its patents.
Discussion: corporate.discovery.com, Silicon Alley Insider, CNET News, paidContent.org and Electronista, Thanks:mrinaldesai
Eric Krangel / Silicon Alley Insider: Kindle Hit By Patent Lawsuit
Greg Sandoval / CNET News: Discovery hits Amazon with Kindle patent suit
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent.org: Discovery Sues Amazon For Patent Infringement Over Kindle Electronic Book Delivery
John Markoff / New York Times:
Computer Science Programs Make a Comeback in Enrollment — For the first time in six years, enrollment in computer science programs in the United States increased last year, according to an annual report that tracks trends in the academic discipline. — The revival is significant …
Discussion: Ars Technica and Microsoft Pri0
John Timmer / Ars Technica: Computer science degrees rebound from dotcom bust
Benjamin J. Romano / Microsoft Pri0: Computer science enrollment rebounds nationally and at UW
The Boy Genius / Boy Genius Report:
BlackBerry Gemini 8325 live picture — Sorry it's not the greatest picture in the world, but at least we can put a face to the specs and info. We dropped word of the BlackBerry Gemini a while back, and it looks to be cross between an 8300 and an 8900. Ugh, the madness never stops.
Discussion: CrunchGear, Gizmodo, IntoMobile, CrackBerry.com blogs, Electronista, SlashGear and Obsessable
Matt Burns / CrunchGear: The BlackBerry 8325 shows up in a live picture
John Herrman / Gizmodo: BlackBerry Gemini 8325 Spotted, Already Looks Outdated
Simon Sage / IntoMobile: BlackBerry 8325 Gemini Shows its Face, Underwhelms
Kevin Michaluk / CrackBerry.com blogs: BlackBerry Gemini Loses its Shyness and Poses for a Pic!
Chris Davies / SlashGear: BlackBerry Gemini 8325 in wild: EDGE, 2MP, dull
Tyler Lacoma / Obsessable: BlackBerry Gemini 8325
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb:
Twine Could Soon Surpass Delicious, Prepares Ontology Authoring Tool — Nova Spivack's semantic web company Twine is developing a free service to write and host semantic ontologies; the classification trees that enable machines to put concepts in topical context.
Discussion: Why does everything suck? and Download Squad
Hank Williams / Why does everything suck?: I Just Don't Get Twine — Today there is a very positive article …
Joe Wilcox / Microsoft Watch:
'I'm a PC' Marketing Pays Off for Microsoft, OEMs — [Editor's Note: Please read the companion post at Apple Watch. Together, the two posts offer full analysis of February Windows PC and Mac sales data and six charts (three per post).] — That's my conclusion after reviewing February U …
Discussion: Macworld, Silicon Alley Insider, Computerworld, Boy Genius Report and Apple Watch
Eric Krangel / Silicon Alley Insider: Windows Slaughters The Mac In February Sales
Gregg Keizer / Computerworld: Mac sales plummet by almost 17%, NPD reports
Joe Wilcox / Apple Watch: U.S. Retail Mac Sales Decline, Again
Jason Toff / Google Chrome Blog:
Google Chrome has a new beta — Since we took the “beta” tag off Google Chrome in December, we've been updating two release channels: developer and stable. With our latest release, we're re-introducing the beta channel for some early feedback — and if you're reading the brand new Google Chrome blog …
Discussion: The Download Blog, TechCrunch, Pocket-lint.com, I4U News, Mashable! and The Official Google Blog, Thanks:atul
Stephen Shankland / The Download Blog: Google offers better-tested Chrome version
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Google Chrome Unleashes a Speedier Beta
Verity Burns / Pocket-lint.com: Google launches new Chrome Beta
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: New Google Chrome Beta released
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Did Google Chrome Just Get Even Faster?
Brian Rakowski / The Official Google Blog: A shiny new beta for Google Chrome
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
He's Baaaaaack: Steve Case Reemerges at AOL — As BoomTown reported earlier today, AOL was abuzz with the rumors that former execs from the online service's glory days, including still controversial former CEO Steve Case (pictured here), might make an appearance at a huge staff pep rally called by its new CEO Tim Armstrong.
Discussion: paidContent.org and Silicon Alley Insider
David Kaplan / paidContent.org: Armstrong's Message To The AOL Troops: Google Gave Me Their Blessing
Nicholas Carlson / Silicon Alley Insider: Twitter, Facebook, And Google Owe Everything To AOL
Eric Eldon / VentureBeat:
Google advertising appearing in iPhone applications? — Google wants its ads to appear everywhere — and today we're seeing some on iPhone applications. Specifically on restaurant review app Urbanspoon. We're also hearing that they're appearing in another application, Backgrounds.
Dawn Kawamoto / CNET News:
Microsoft, Lexmark to cross-license patents — In a move to tie their collaboration tighter, Microsoft and Lexmark on Tuesday announced that they have entered into a broad patent cross-licensing agreement. — Under the arrangement, Lexmark will license its patents for its printers …
Discussion: Microsoft, Softpedia News and TechFlash
Nicholas Carlson / Silicon Alley Insider:
“Sizable” Layoffs Coming To MySpace, Fox — Pali Research analyst Rich Greenfield says “sizable layoffs” are coming to Fox Interactive. Mostly this has to do with Google being unlikely to renew its search deal with the News Corp. (NWS) property when it expires in 2010.
Discussion: VatorNews, Tech Trader Daily and Gawker
Bambi Francisco / VatorNews: Will News Corp's MySpace start slashing jobs?
Owen Thomas / Gawker: Is Chris DeWolfe on His Way Out at MySpace?
Sydney Morning Herald:
Banned hyperlinks could cost you $11,000 a day — The Australian communications regulator says it will fine people who hyperlink to sites on its blacklist, which has been further expanded to include several pages on the anonymous whistleblower site Wikileaks.
Discussion: Wikileaks, Maximum PC all, Search Engine Roundtable, A Networked World and Social Network
Earl Mardle / A Networked World: Another fascist gene expressed
Laurel Papworth / Social Network: Australia: ACMA caught out
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Why Won't AT&T Admit to Its Wireless Network Problems? — Last summer, when Apple introduced its 3G iPhone device, I brought up the issue of AT&T not being ready for the data usage brought on by the data-centric touchscreen phone. Company officials of course denied having such problems, assuring me that they were ready.
Discussion: Between the Lines, InformationWeek, Broadband Politics, dot.life blog and Sidecut Reports
Sam Diaz / Between the Lines: As Apple prepares for iPhone news, it should be thinking about AT&T service problems
Richard Bennett / Broadband Politics: SxSW Wireless Meltdown
Darren Waters / dot.life blog: Making the pipes faster
Expedia shares gain on Google takeover talk — CHICAGO (Reuters) - Shares of online travel agency Expedia Inc gained 5.18 percent to $7.71 on Tuesday on talk that the company might be a takeover target for Google Inc. — Google declined to comment on the speculation, which has been in the market for about a year.