Mark Wilson / Gizmodo:
Kindle DX Offers 9.7 Inches of E-Ink for $489 — Amazon's new Kindle DX boasts a newspaper-friendly screen that's 2.5x bigger than the standard Kindle, but it's also got a few tricks of its own (new features in bold): — • 9.7-inch E-Ink screen (1200 x 824 with 16 shades of grey)
Discussion: eWeek, The Register, Bits, Between the Lines, Boing Boing Gadgets, Gawker, Engadget and DailyTech
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Amazon CEO Bezos Debuts Larger Kindle DX
Damon Darlin / Bits: A Closer Look at Amazon's Big-Screen Kindle DX
Rob Beschizza / Boing Boing Gadgets: 9.7-inch Kindle DX brings big screen to e-book reader
Paul Miller / Engadget: Amazon Kindle DX first hands-on (with video!)
Shane McGlaun / DailyTech: Amazon Makes 9.7-inch Kindle DX Official
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider:
Kindle Books Now A Shocking 35% Of Sales When Kindle Version Available — Amazon (AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos dropped a bomb on the book industry while rolling out the big-screen Kindle this morning, Dan Frommer reports: — Kindle sales are now 35% of book sales when Kindle editions are available.
David Kaplan / paidContent.org:
Amazon Kindle DX: Sorry, No Newspaper Discount If You Can Get Home Delivery — Apart from unveiling the new, larger screen Kindle DX, Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos announced that subscriptions for WaPo, NYT and its troubled NYTCo sibling The Boston Globe will offer reduced monthly Kindle subscriptions.
Introducing Kindle DX …
Introducing Kindle DX …
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider, ReadWriteWeb, Tech Trader Daily, TechSpot, dailywireless.org, techblog.dallasnews.com, GeekTonic and Engadget
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: Amazon Introduces New Big-Screen EBook Reader: Focus on Newspapers and Textbooks
Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily: Amazon Unveils Large Screen Kindle DX
Jose Vilches / TechSpot: Amazon officially unveils the Kindle DX
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: Kindle DX: $489
Victor Godinez / techblog.dallasnews.com: Amazon announces larger Kindle DX electronic reader for $489
Nilay Patel / Engadget: Amazon Kindle DX announced: $489, ships this summer
Brad Stone / Bits:
Live Blog of Amazon.com Introducing the New Kindle
Live Blog of Amazon.com Introducing the New Kindle
Discussion: The Register, eWeek, Technologizer, VentureBeat, Guardian, Open Sources's blog, MediaMemo, Silicon Alley Insider, CrunchGear, TechCrunch, Macworld, Between the Lines, AppleInsider, Nieman Journalism Lab, Hardware 2.0, Digits, TechFlash, Gizmodo, Engadget, Mashable!, live.gearlog.com, Incremental Blogger, TeleRead, ZDNet, Local Mobile Search, bub.blicio.us, Gearlog, Gadget Lab, Electronista, GottaBeMobile.com, Technology Live, Time and Open Source
Austin Modine / The Register: Amazon patents hideous Kindle 1 design
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: It's the Kindle-Only Larger! And the Plastic Logic Reader-Only Sooner!
Anthony Ha / VentureBeat: The new Kindle's big innovation: A higher price
Bobbie Johnson / Guardian: Kindle DX heralded as potential saviour of newspapers
Open Sources / Open Sources's blog: Amazon announces larger-display Kindle DX
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Amazon Unveils Kindle DX. Big Screen, Big Price: $489
Matt Burns / CrunchGear: Amazon Kindle DX: 9.7-inch screen and $489
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: The Big Kindle Revealed (Liveblog)
Scott McNulty / Macworld: Kindle DX sports bigger screen, bigger price
Zachary M. Seward / Nieman Journalism Lab: The Kindle DX won't save the news industry, but that's not the point …
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0: Amazon lifts lid on Kindle DX
Geoffrey A. Fowler / Digits: Amazon's Kindle DX and Dreams of a Paperless Society
Eric Engleman / TechFlash: Amazon unveils Kindle DX
Mark Wilson / Gizmodo: Kindle DX Flamewar, Bring On the Hate!
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget: Live from Amazon's Kindle event in NYC!
Lance Ulanoff / live.gearlog.com: Live Blog: Amazon Kindle Press Conference
David Rothman / TeleRead: $489 is price of the Kindle DX, with the 9.7-inch screen …
Christopher Dawson / ZDNet: How about textbooks by Google?
Greg Sterling / Local Mobile Search: Kindle DX: Big Screen, Big Price
Michelle Lentz / bub.blicio.us: Kindle DX: Big Kindle, Big Price
Brian X. Chen / Gadget Lab: Hands-On: Kindle DX Is a Pricey Pleasure — Despite Many Flaws
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile.com: Amazon Kindle DX Unveiled at $489
Josh Quittner / Time: Will Amazon's Kindle Rescue Newspapers?
Dana Blankenhorn / Open Source: All ebook readers must tear down this wall
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Just How Much Money Can Free iPhone Apps Make? Quite A Bit — Earlier this year Pinch Media released a report on the state of the App Store, describing some of the trends it had seen as developers tried to monetize their apps. The verdict: advertising on free applications simply can't match …
Discussion: AppleInsider, Mobile Marketing Watch, AppScout, MacRumors, Gizmodo and ITworld.com
Jamie Lendino / AppScout: iPhone Cursive Writing App Hits the App Store
Stephen Lawson / ITworld.com: BlackBerry push API goes after consumers
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider:
Top iPhone Apps Make $400 to $5,000 Per Day On Ads — Many of the get-rich-quick iPhone stories we've seen involve small development efforts — one or two people — selling enough apps for $1 each that they can quit their day jobs and work on iPhone stuff all the time.
Discussion: iPhone Buzz and textually.org
Budi Putra / iPhone Buzz: iPhone apps make $400 to $5,000 per day
Sharon Gaudin / Computerworld:
Sorry Apple, Biz Stone says Twitter's not for sale — Making a TV appearance today, Twitter co-founder tries to dispel buyout rumors — Computerworld) Twitter Inc. co-founder Biz Stone said today the company is not for sale despite reports that Apple Inc. is in late-stage negotiations to buy the microblogging site.
Discussion: Mashable!, Technologizer, Internet Evolution, TechCrunch and PC World
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!: Twitter Co-Founder: “We're Not For Sale”
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Twitter Cofounder: We're Not For Sale
Nicole Ferraro / Internet Evolution: Why Nobody Should Buy Twitter
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch: Follow The Money: Bookies Favor Apple For A Twitter Buyout
Ian Paul / PC World: Apple-Twitter Deal: Just a Rumor?
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Apple 2.0: What Apple has bought, and what it hasn't — Two lists crossed …
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
URL Shortening Wars: Twitter Ditches TinyURL For bit.ly — Sharing links on Twitter can be quite a pain when you need to input a web address that consumes most of the space you have at your disposal for your micro-message. The startup realized that quickly and automatically started shortening long URLs …
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb and Silicon Alley Insider
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb: Twitter Crowns Bit.ly As The King of Short Links; Here's What It Means
Joe Weisenthal / Silicon Alley Insider: Twitter Switches From TinyURL To Bit.ly
Tom Krazit / CNET News:
Can a Palm Pre multitask better than an iPhone? — Palm's comeback attempt rests squarely on the notion that it has found a better way to manage your complicated digital life. — Ever since its January coming-out party at the Consumer Electronics Show, Palm has generated buzz for the Pre unlike …
Discussion: last100, Electronista, fiercemobileit.com and Boy Genius Report
Steve O'Hear / last100: Palm Pre aiming to be THE Facebook phone …
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Mininova Filters Copyright Infringing Torrents — Starting today, Mininova will use a content recognition system that detects and removes torrent files linking to copyright infringing files. The system will also prevent the torrents from being re-uploaded to mininova later on.
Niek / Mininova blog:
Torrent removal trial
Torrent removal trial
Discussion: Download Squad, Slyck and ZeroPaid.com
Lee Mathews / Download Squad: Mininova tests copyright filtering service
Thomas Mennecke / Slyck: MiniNova Begins Torrent Removal Trial
Palm Pre to Arrive in Canada on Bell Mobility Network — Print page E-mail page Download PDF — Palm, Inc. (NASDAQ:PALM) today announced that Palm Pre(TM), the first phone based on the new Palm(R) webOS(TM) mobile platform, will debut in Canada exclusively on Bell Mobility's 3G …
Discussion: Palm WebOS, The Official Palm Blog, Pulse2, Mobile Roar, SlashGear, GPS Obsessed, Profectio, PreCentral.net, Network World, Ubergizmo, Unwired View and Gearlog
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Palm Pre To Launch In Canada On Bell Mobility 2H 2009
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Palm Pre Canadian release set for Bell Mobility in 2H09
Dave Forde / Profectio: Palm Pre Makes Its Way To Canada
Keith Shaw / Network World: Palm Pre coming ... to Canada!
Ilinca Nita / Unwired View: Palm Pre officially announced for Bell Canada
Brian Heater / Gearlog: Palm Pre Coming to Canada Later This Year
Wayne Lin / Inside AdSense:
Showcase your site with Google Ad Planner's Publisher Center — To help you increase the visibility of your sites to potential advertisers, we've just launched the Publisher Center in Google Ad Planner. This will allow you to provide details about your sites to help attract advertisers.
Discussion: Search Engine Land, Google Analytics Blog, AdWords Agency Blog and Search Engine Roundtable
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land: Google Asks Publishers For Site Metrics With Ad Planner
Sebastian Tonkin / Google Analytics Blog: Surface your Google Analytics data in Google Ad Planner
Wayne Lin / AdWords Agency Blog: More accurate Google Ad Planner data
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Roundtable: Detailed Screen Captures of Google's New Ad Planner Publisher Center
Emel Mutlu / Inside AdWords:
Improvements to Google Ad Planner data
Improvements to Google Ad Planner data
Discussion: Search Engine Watch and Search Engine Journal
Nathania Johnson / Search Engine Watch: Google Ad Planner Seeks Voluntary Data Contributions from Publishers
Darren Murph / Engadget:
Is Dell cooking up an Android-powered netbook? — Um, okay? Straight out of the left-most corner of left field, software provider Bsquare has just outed Dell's newest netbook — or so it seems. The same company that recently announced that it was bringing Adobe Flash to Android …
Discussion: Digits, eWeek, Liliputing, Electronista and The Tech Report
Justin Scheck / Digits: An Android Netbook From Dell?
Michelle Maisto / eWeek: Dell Putting Final Touches on a Google Android Netbook?
Cyril Kowaliski / The Tech Report: Press release mentions Android-powered Dell netbook
Greg Sandoval / CNET News:
Imeem dodges bullet with new round of funding — Imeem, a social-networking site geared for music fans, has obtained new funding that in all likelihood saved the company from closing, according to music industry sources. — The money received so far by Imeem, which streams ad-supported music …
How P2 Changed Automattic — If you haven't heard of P2 yet, check out this quick video: — Almost everyone at Automattic is a blogger, but for the first couple of years of the company we didn't blog much internally. Everything happened over IRC, Skype, and email. (In that order.)
Discussion: Learn to Duck and Energy Camp, Thanks:atul
Tom Raftery / Energy Camp: New GreenMonk theme - for added conversation!
Om Malik / GigaOM:
After Long Delays, In-Flight Broadband Is Taking Off — In-flight broadband's story so far has been similar to that of airplanes sitting on the runway, waiting for clearance to take flight. Despite a big push from Boeing and other major international carriers, in-flight broadband was stuck on ground …
Discussion: CNET News
Lance Whitney / CNET News: Broadband-ready passenger planes nearing 800
Stephen Shankland / CNET News:
Google: We're good for journalism — Google is under attack for profiting from content produced by newspaper executives, magazine publishers, and The Associated Press, but the company's Marissa Mayer on Wednesday sought to convince the U.S. Senate that Google adds to journalism, too.
Discussion: Beyond Search and Search Engine Land, Thanks:mrinaldesai
Stephen E. Arnold / Beyond Search: Patricians, Cesspools and Rubber Boots
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land: Forbes.com CEO Spanfeller Attacks Google, Stumbles Into His Own Cesspool
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily:
Boy, Apple's Design Aesthetic Really Didn't Rub Off on Kindle 1.0 at All, Did It? — What propitious timing. At a press conference in New York later this morning, Amazon (AMZN) is expected to announce a new large-screen Kindle designed for reading periodicals and textbooks.
North Carolina Broadband Bill Shelved - For now — State will study bill's impact in more detail... A bill that would have seriously hampered local community fiber to the home deployments has been sent to a study committee, according to the Greensboro News Record.
Discussion: News-Record.com and Electronista
Mark Binker / News-Record.com: House committee assigns broadband bill to study
Stuart Whitmore / Time:
Australia's Bid to Become the Most Wired Country — Customers log onto the internet at an inner city internet cafe in Sydney, Australia, on April 7, 2009 — With the cities of Sydney and Melbourne constantly jostling for international attention, you'd hardly expect to find Australia's …
Sascha Meinrath / CircleID: Why US Broadband Service Continues to Stagnate …
Anthony Ha / VentureBeat:
Stickam brings easy, affordable livestreaming to your website — Want to add live video to your website, but lack the resources to make it happen? Stickam, one of the many companies out there offering services to broadcast live video online, wants to help.
Discussion: NewTeeVee, TechCrunch, MarketingVOX and Mashable!
Chris Albrecht / NewTeeVee: Stickam Relaunches StreamAPI for DIY Live-Streaming
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
South Carolina Gives Craigslist Ultimatum: Remove Prostitution Or Face Criminal Charges — The various state attorneys general have focused like a laser on Craigslist these past weeks. Like most politicians hoping to get reelected, Attorneys General tend to follow the press and jump in front of any parade they see.
Discussion: Ars Technica, PC World, craigslist blog, The Palmetto Scoop, CNET News, The Register, AppScout, FITSNews, Digits, TECH.BLORGE.com and GMSV
Jim / craigslist blog: AG Meeting in NYC
CBS Interactive / CNET News: State AGs confront Craigslist over sex ads
Austin Modine / The Register: US prosecutor orders Craigslist ‘erotic listings’ shutdown
Brian Heater / AppScout: South Carolina Attorney General Takes Aim At Craigslist
John Lister / TECH.BLORGE.com: Craigslist crackdown continues
John Murrell / GMSV: The vice vise tightens on Craigslist
Pete Barlas / Investor's Business Daily:
Google, Yahoo Find Mobile Ad Business A Whole New World — When Glu Mobile launched an ad campaign in February to sell its wireless games, the company at first ran ads on five mobile Internet networks, including those managed by Google (GOOG) and Yahoo (YHOO).
Discussion: Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim
Lionel Menchaca / Direct2Dell:
WiMAX Comes to Two Dell Laptops in the United States — Recently, we began offering WiMAX as an option on three two laptops that we sell to consumers in the United States: — Correction: The correct details are that we are offering WiMAX as an option on two laptops, not three like I originally had stated.
Discussion: PC World, Electronista, Softpedia News and SlashGear