The Boy Genius / Boy Genius Report:
AT&T: New iPhone will be hot, son — We can't tell you where or who, but pretty high up in AT&T's food chain, the following was reported to be said: … For clarification, the above is 100% confirmed. — Thanks, Stephanie!
Discussion: Gizmodo, PC World, Roughly Drafted, AppleInsider, Scobleizer, Technologizer, Electronista, iPhone Savior, MobileCrunch, Digital Daily, Electronic Pulp, Engadget, Unwired View, MacRumors, tinyComb, IntoMobile, I4U News, The iPhone Blog, Edible Apple, DSLreports, Crave, The Toybox, jkOnTheRun, PalmAddicts, Neowin.net and World of Apple
Mark Wilson / Gizmodo: AT&T Source Spills Details on New iPhone Coming in June?
Prince McLean / AppleInsider: Report: Apple and AT&T to partner on U-Verse, $99 Netbook
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer: Does Palm Pre have a chance against iPhone? …
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: iPhone Rumors: Vague, Very Vague!
Mr. Besilly / iPhone Savior: Next-Gen iPhone Info Leaked By AT&T
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: 100 Percent Obvious: Next-Gen iPhone Due This Summer
Chris Ziegler / Engadget: AT&T counting on new iPhone this summer; carrier apps to figure prominently?
Ilinca Nita / Unwired View: AT&T confirms new iPhone for June?
Jason Wilk / tinyComb: 10 Things You Need To Know About The iPhone 2
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: New iPhone 2009 Rumors coming from AT&T?
Dieter Bohn / The iPhone Blog: New iPhone to be Announced this June?
Andrew Nusca / The Toybox: AT&T: iPhone 3.0 June, faster HSDPA; $99 3G netbook coming
James Kendrick / jkOnTheRun: AT&T: Get Ready for a Wild iPhone Summer
Sam Mcloughln / PalmAddicts: The Boy Genius Report, is reporting deets on a new iPhone possibly coming June
Alex Brooks / World of Apple: At&T Exec Reveals Details of iPhone Future
Arn / MacRumors:
Next Generation iPhone: 7.2Mbit, Video Camera, More? — Last week some more details about the next iPhone revision continued leaking out. — First, there were spottings of new Apple device IDs found embedded within the iPhone 3.0 firmware. Silicon Alley Insider then claimed that the next iPhone …
Discussion: TheAppleBlog, VentureBeat, The Register, InformationWeek and Electricpig.co.uk
Darrell Etherington / TheAppleBlog: Lots of New Apple Hardware Hinted at in iPhone 3.0 Code
MG Siegler / VentureBeat: AT&T leaks June iPhone announcement information?
Rik Myslewski / The Register: iPhone rumor mill conjures multiple models
Eric Zeman / InformationWeek: Next-Gen iPhone To Have Faster Wireless Internet, Chew Your Food For You
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Looky Here! Actual Revenue for Twitter, Courtesy of Microsoft. — Finally. Here comes Twitter's first real foray into advertising, courtesy of Microsoft's marketing budget. — And don't worry, Twitter users: You won't be getting come-ons for Vista in your Twitterstream. Not yet, at least.
Discussion: L.A. Times Tech Blog, Between the Lines, CenterNetworks, ReadWriteWeb, Silicon Alley Insider, Twitterrati, Neowin.net, Mashable! and AppScout
Allen Stern / CenterNetworks: Federated Media is Damn Smart.
Phil Glockner / ReadWriteWeb: Federated Media, Twitter and Microsoft Launch ExecTweets
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider: Twitter Sells An Ad!
Buckpost / Twitterrati: A Fee for “Powered by Twitter”?
Sean Bradford / Neowin.net: Microsoft and Federated Media launch ExecTweets
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: ExecTweets: The Twitter Business Model?
Brian Heater / AppScout: ExecTweets: How the Other Half Twitters
BIZ / Twitter Blog:
Check Out ExecTweets — Last year we created an interesting site for the US Presidential election. It looked a lot like Twitter but it was focused around the candidates, the debates, and the political topics being discussed. Lots of really great API projects have created similar experiences …
Discussion: FM Blog, Microsoft Watch, John Battelle's Searchblog, VentureBeat, TechFlash, ITworld.com, The Silicon Angle, Jon Burg's Future Visions, Gawker, All about Microsoft and blogs.telegraph.co.uk …, Thanks:atul
Matthew DiPietro / FM Blog: Announcing ExecTweets Sponsored by Microsoft
Joe Wilcox / Microsoft Watch: ExecTweets are for the Birds
John Battelle / John Battelle's Searchblog: ExecTweets — This morning marks the launch of ExecTweets …
MG Siegler / VentureBeat: The business model begins: Twitter to promote FM and Microsoft-backed ExecTweets
Mark ‘Rizzn’ Hopkins / The Silicon Angle: ExecTweets: Is it the Best Form of Twitter Advertising?
Jonathan Burg / Jon Burg's Future Visions: exectweets : it's not the golden ticket
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft: Microsoft + Federated Media + Twitter = ExecTweets
Milo Yiannopoulos / blogs.telegraph.co.uk …: ExecTweets: Has Twitter suddenly got a business model?
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Twitter Starts Serving Ads For Third Party Apps (But They Aren't Charging For Them) — Twitter has started to advertise a number of applications using the small box on profile pages that it first introduced earlier this month. Before today Twitter had reserved the space for links …
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
From Google to Gone: EMI Boots Digital Boss Douglas Merrill — Douglas Merrill, the Google vet tapped by struggling record label EMI to run its digital operations a year ago, is out. He doesn't have a formal replacement, but the company's top digital exec will now be Cory Ondrejka, whom Merrill brought in as his number two.
Discussion: CNET News, Techdirt, Between the Lines, paidContent.org and Music Ally
Greg Sandoval / CNET News: Google's former CIO barely lasts a year at EMI
Michael Masnick / Techdirt: So Much For That Plan: Google CIO Doesn't Even Last A Year At EMI
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent.org: EMI Erases Digital As Standalone Unit; Merrill Out, Ondrejka Promoted
Stuart Dredge / Music Ally: EMI re-org: Douglas Merrill out as Cory Ondrejka steps up
Matt Rosoff / Digital Noise:
An obituary for the major labels
An obituary for the major labels
Paul McDougall / InformationWeek:
IE8 Users Downgrade To Explorer 7 — The latest data shows that Microsoft's new browser lost market share over the weekend. — Microsoft's Internet Explorer 8 appears to be losing market share, even though the browser has been on the market for less than a week.
Byron Acohido / Technology Live:
Microsoft: Internet Explorer is faster than Firefox
Microsoft: Internet Explorer is faster than Firefox
Discussion: USA Today
Byron Acohido / USA Today: Microsoft IE8 explorer has some cool new features
Aza Raskin / Mozilla Labs:
Firefox New Tab Page: Cognitive Shield — We've been iterating quickly over the last couple of weeks to define a potential new tab screen for Firefox. — The feedback for the last major iteration was largely positive, and it seems like we are on the right track. But we ran into a paradox.
Discussion: TechCrunch, John Tokash and Download Squad, Thanks:mrinaldesai
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Mozilla Labs Plays With Circle Of Sites Design To Fill Blank New Tabs
Jtokash / John Tokash: I Love Ambient Information
Jennifer Aniston ended relationship with John Mayer because of his Twitter ‘obsession’ — Jennifer Aniston has reportedly ended her relationship with musician boyfriend John Mayer because he is obsessed with Twitter, it has been alleged. — People claiming to be friends of the actress …
Discussion: Etan on Tech, VentureBeat, Gizmodo, Open The Dialogue, Mashable!, Gawker, geeksugar, The Social and Silicon Alley Insider, Thanks:duivestein
Etan Horowitz / Etan on Tech: Did Jennifer Aniston dump John Mayer because of his Twitter ‘obsession?’
MG Siegler / VentureBeat: Jennifer Aniston's body may be a wonderland, but she's got nothing on Twitter
Blake Robinson / Open The Dialogue: Your brands are on Twitter, where are you?
Jennifer Van Grove / Mashable!: Twitter Implicated in Break Up Between Aniston and Mayer
Owen Thomas / Gawker: Jennifer Aniston Dumps John Mayer Over Twitter Addiction
Caroline McCarthy / The Social: Mayer-Aniston breakup: Blame Twitter?
Nicholas Carlson / Silicon Alley Insider: Jennifer Aniston Dumped Geeky John Mayer Because He Twitters Too Much
The Three20 Project — Last week I released my first iPhone open source project, Facebook Connect for iPhone, and today I'm ready to start talking about the next one. — Five months ago I talked about open-sourcing as much of the Facebook iPhone app as I could, and as you can see by the delay …
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Zimbra Founder and Ex-Yahoo Exec Dharmaraj to Redpoint Ventures — Another former Yahoo exec has landed at a Silicon Valley venture firm. This time, well-regarded serial entrepreneur Satish Dharmaraj will become a partner at Redpoint Ventures, according to sources.
Discussion: paidContent.org, Jobwire, GigaOM, VentureBeat, 901am and Earth2Tech, Thanks:mrinaldesai
Doug Coleman / Jobwire: (Another) Ex Yahoo! Exec Lands at a Silicon Valley VC Firm
Om Malik / GigaOM: RedPoint VC Goes Green, Adds New Partners
Dennis Bouchand / 901am: Auditude raises $10.5 Million to propel further its services
Josie Garthwaite / Earth2Tech: Redpoint Ventures Gets an Energy CTO, Readies for Cleantech Geekout
Justin Smith / Inside Facebook:
Netflix Integrates Facebook Connect to Let Users Share Movie Ratings — Netflix is launching Facebook Connect integration tonight to let its users easily share their movie ratings with Facebook friends. — It's a very simple integration and no-brainer for Netflix.
Liz Gannes / NewTeeVee: Netflix and Facebook Link Movie Ratings
Kfury / fox @ fury:
Google design: The kids are alright — Visual Designer extraordinaire Doug Bowman is leaving Google, and on his way out he wrote a passionate post on his blog detailing the core differences that lead to his departure, focusing heavily on the Google design process which, as he puts it …
Discussion: Gizmodo, Fast Company and John Battelle's Searchblog, Thanks:atul
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo: Google's Design Problem: All Data, No Vision
Richard Stallman / The GNU Operating System:
Discussion: The Register, Ajaxian and Slashdot
Soulskill / Slashdot: Richard Stallman Warns About Non-Free Web Apps
Stephen Shankland / Underexposed:
iStockphoto founder, CEO leaves Getty — Bruce Livingstone, founder and leader of microstock pioneer iStockphoto, is leaving the company he sold to Getty Images three years ago. — Livingstone, who launched the low-cost photo-licensing company nine years ago, said he's leaving of his own volition …
Larry Seltzer / Security Watch:
New Botnet Runs on DSL Modems and Routers — A fascinating new botnet has been found running on DSL modems and routers running an embedded Linux distribution. — The worm is called “psyb0t” and appears to have been circulating since at least January, 2009.
Discussion: DroneBL and The Register
Wendy Davis / MediaPost:
Court Allows Dentist To Sue Writer Of Bad Yelp Review — A California court has ruled that dentist Yvonne Wong can continue to pursue a lawsuit against a husband and wife who allegedly panned her on the review site Yelp. — Judge William Elfving of the Santa Clara County Superior Court found …
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Yvonne Wong Suing Couple For Negative Reviews On Yelp
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Former MSN Exec Named RNC New Media Director — Todd Herman, former Microsoft and MSNBC.com employee and streaming media expert, has been named the Director of New Media for the Republican National Committee. Herman founded and ran SpinSpotter, a startup that provides tools to detect spin in news stories.
Discussion: paidContent.org, GOP.com, TechFlash and Beet.TV
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent.org: Alarmed By ‘Reality Of New-Left,’ Former Microsoft Exec Joins RNC
Young Eagles / GOP.com: Chairman Steele Names New Media Director
Tricia Duryee / paidContent.org:
Women-Focused LimeLife Acquires Tapatap For Community Features — LimeLife has acquired San Mateo, Calif.-based Tapatap, and will integrate the company's core technologies, including user-generated contests and micropayments, into its women-oriented PC and mobile sites.
Discussion: mocoNews and PE Hub Blog
Tricia Duryee / mocoNews: Tapatap Shuts Down; Women-Focused LimeLife Acquires Technology …
Alastair Goldfisher / PE Hub Blog: They're Playing Taps for VC-Backed TapaTap
Richard Luscombe / Guardian:
Patrol watches Texas-Mexico border - from pub in Australia — The United States has unveiled an unlikely weapon in its battle against drugs gangs and illegal immigrants at the Texas-Mexico border - pub-goers in Australia. — The drinkers are the most far-flung of a sizeable army …
Discussion: The Register and open
Glyn Moody / open: The New Crowdsourcing: Pubsourcing
Stuart Miles / Pocket-lint.com:
Dell Adamo battery not replaceable … It seems Dell is emulating Apple in more ways than one with its new MacBook Air-rivaling “Adamo” laptop. — Like many recent Apple offering, the ultra-thin Dell laptop will have a non-user-replaceable battery Pocket-lint has learnt.
Discussion: Engadget and Electronic Pulp
Om Malik / GigaOM:
AOL, Yahoo Will Add Life Streams to Their Popular Web Services — The growing popularity of Twitter and Facebook's news feed functionality has made everyone embrace life streaming — essentially a way for us to broadcast our daily digital lives via photos, videos, postings and status updates — as a way to consume information.
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Hulu Gains 10 Million Viewers In February, Now No. 4 Video Site In U.S. — Hulu jumped two spots to become the fourth largest video site in the U.S. in February, according to the latest data from comScore VideoMetrix. Hulu drew an audience of 34.7 million people who watched 332.5 million video streams.
Discussion: tinyComb, Marc's Voice, Fast Company, Contentinople and NewTeeVee
David Heyerman / tinyComb: Hulu Casually Jumps Into Top 5 US Video Sites
Marc Canter / Marc's Voice: Mid March blogging '09
Lynne d Johnson / Fast Company: In Only One Year, Hulu Becomes Fourth Largest Video Site in U.S.
Sam Baltrusis / Contentinople: ComScore: Hulu Spikes 33% in February
Liz Gannes / NewTeeVee: Hulu Grew 33% in February
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab:
‘New’ 17" iMac Turns Out Not to Be so New — The internet is quivering with excitement today at the introduction of a new 17" iMac, aimed exclusively at the education market. — The problem? It seems that a lot of people were out partying over the weekend and haven't yet recovered.
Discussion: Electronic Pulp, TheAppleBlog, PC World and Gizmodo
David Gonzales / Electronic Pulp: “New” 17-inch iMac actually not that new
Darrell Etherington / TheAppleBlog: The $899, 17-inch iMac for Education: Still Here, Always Has Been
Ian Paul / PC World: Apple Resurrects the 17-inch iMac
Sean Fallon / Gizmodo: “New” 17-inch iMac Is Actually The “Old” 17-inch iMac
VMware unveils ‘cost per app’ calculator — VMware on Monday made available an online service that it claims can help users evaluate the true costs of server virtualization expenses. — The VMware Cost-Per-Application Calculator enables users to estimate cost-savings from VMware software …
Jeffrey Burt / eWeek: VMware Aims to Change Virtualization Cost Debate
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Follow The Hires: Twitter Looking To Ramp Up Search And Platform APIs — If you want to know what the strategic priorities are for a startup, sometimes you need to look no further than the positions they are trying to fill. Twitter, which is growing like crazy and just raised $35 million …
Simon Alford / Times of London:
UK Google boss escapes cameras — THE £2m home of the UK head of Google, the internet search engine, is not visible in the company's new Street View service. — The web function allows users to view photographs of thousands of UK streets and houses, with the option to swivel 360 degrees and zoom in on homes.
Brad Feld / Entrepreneur.com:
A VC's Biggest Flaw: Arrogance — Their weaknesses may vary , but there's typically a common characteristic not-great venture capitalists share: arrogance. — Print Get the Mag Weekly Updates — Early in my entrepreneurial career, I didn't really know what to make of venture capitalists.
Discussion: TechFlash, VCMike's Blog and Feld Thoughts, Thanks:atul
Brad Feld / Feld Thoughts: A VC's Biggest Flaw: Arrogance
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Fox Breathes New Life Into Redlasso — Redlasso, the troubled video startup that was effectively sued into oblivion last year by major networks including NBC, Fox, and CBS, is back from the dead. The site has just closed a deal with Fox, allowing it to offer embeddable video content to bloggers for the first time since last July.
Discussion: Download Squad, NewTeeVee, Silicon Alley Insider, Mashable! and Lost Remote
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider: Redlasso Back From The Dead... Sort Of
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Redlasso Strikes a Deal With FOX
Cory Bergman / Lost Remote: Redlasso is back, but with Fox's blessing
Brad / Liliputing:
HP Mini 2140 review — The HP Mini 2140 is a business class netbook. Unlike most netbooks on the market, the Mini 2140 has a solid aluminum and magnesium alloy chassis. It also has a spill-resistant keyboard, an ExpressCard slot and an accelerometer that detects when the computer …
Discussion: Netbook Choice, jkOnTheRun and Boing Boing Gadgets
James Kendrick / jkOnTheRun: HP Mini 2140 Reviewed by Liliputing
Rob Beschizza / Boing Boing Gadgets: HP Mini 2140 reviewed: “You get what you pay for.”