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: BetaNews, Silicon Alley Insider, eWeek, Engadget, Guardian, Technologizer, VentureBeat, Hardware 2.0, Nieman Journalism Lab, Bits, AppleInsider, GottaBeMobile.com, The Register, Macworld, Ars Technica, TechFlash, Mashable!, Incremental Blogger, DailyTech, bub.blicio.us, Boing Boing Gadgets, Gawker, Gearlog, Electronista and tinyComb
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: Kindle DX debuts, signs up for fall classes
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider: Video: Hands On With The Amazon Kindle DX
Paul Miller / Engadget: Amazon Kindle DX first hands-on (with video!)
Bobbie Johnson / Guardian: Kindle DX heralded as potential saviour of newspapers
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
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0: Amazon lifts lid on Kindle DX
Zachary M. Seward / Nieman Journalism Lab: The Kindle DX won't save the news industry, but that's not the point …
Damon Darlin / Bits: A Closer Look at Amazon's Big-Screen Kindle DX
Xavier / GottaBeMobile.com: Amazon Kindle DX Roundup
Scott McNulty / Macworld: Kindle DX sports bigger screen, bigger price
John Timmer / Ars Technica: Amazon supersizes Kindle for textbooks, newspapers
Eric Engleman / TechFlash: Amazon unveils Kindle DX
Shane McGlaun / DailyTech: Amazon Makes 9.7-inch Kindle DX Official
Michelle Lentz / bub.blicio.us: Kindle DX: Big Kindle, Big Price
Rob Beschizza / Boing Boing Gadgets: 9.7-inch Kindle DX brings big screen to e-book reader
Jason Wilk / tinyComb: Kindle DX For Newspapers and Textbooks Announced
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
Introducing Kindle DX …
Introducing Kindle DX …
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider, ReadWriteWeb, Contentinople, Engadget, Tech Trader Daily, techblog.dallasnews.com, Bits, TechSpot, dailywireless.org and GeekTonic
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: Amazon Introduces New Big-Screen EBook Reader: Focus on Newspapers and Textbooks
R. Scott Raynovich / Contentinople: News Bits: Amazon Flaunts Its Big Kindle
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget: Live from Amazon's Kindle event in NYC!
Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily: Amazon Unveils Large Screen Kindle DX
Victor Godinez / techblog.dallasnews.com: Amazon announces larger Kindle DX electronic reader for $489
Brad Stone / Bits: Live Blog of Amazon.com Introducing the New Kindle
Jose Vilches / TechSpot: Amazon officially unveils the Kindle DX
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: Kindle DX: $489
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: I4U News, The SiliconANGLE, Mashable!, TheNextWeb.com, Technologizer, Internet Evolution, Epicenter, TechCrunch, AppScout and PC World
Robert Evans / I4U News: Apple NOT Buying Twitter, Says Twitter Co-Founder.
Mark ‘Rizzn’ Hopkins / The SiliconANGLE: Biz Stone: “We're not for sale.”
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
John C Abell / Epicenter: Twitter Not For Sale: Biz Stone
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch: Follow The Money: Bookies Favor Apple For A Twitter Buyout
Brian Heater / AppScout: Twitter's Biz Stone: We're Not For Sale
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: Silicon Alley Insider and ReadWriteWeb
Joe Weisenthal / Silicon Alley Insider: Twitter Switches From TinyURL To Bit.ly
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb: Twitter Crowns Bit.ly As The King of Short Links; Here's What It Means
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, Gizmodo, MacRumors and tinyComb
Jamie Lendino / AppScout: iPhone Cursive Writing App Hits the App Store
Jason Wilk / tinyComb: Free iPhone Apps Pulling In $12,000 A Month On Ads
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
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: Digits, PC Pro, WebProNews, Boston Globe, Dow Jones Newswires, Beyond Search and Associated Press, Thanks:mrinaldesai
Jessica E. Vascellaro / Digits: Google's Mayer To Dispense Advice to Newspapers At Senate Hearing
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Google's Mayer Testifies on Future of Journalism
Foon Rhee / Boston Globe: Newspapers as nonprofits?
Stephen E. Arnold / Beyond Search: Patricians, Cesspools and Rubber Boots
Todd J. Gillman / Dallas Morning News:
Dallas Morning News publisher among witnesses at U.S. Senate hearing on newspaper industry — email@example.com — WASHINGTON - Senators will focus this afternoon on the economic struggles of newspapers - the implications for society and, potentially, how Congress could help stanch the red ink.
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: eWeek, last100, Electronista, fiercemobileit.com and Boy Genius Report
Michelle Maisto / eWeek: Palm Pre Smartphone Headed to Canada's Bell Mobility 3G Network
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
Peter Lauria / New York Post:
NEWS CORP. STUDIES WEB CONTENT PLATFORMS — Media companies have had a hard time getting consumers to pay for content online, but Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. is attempting to leverage its worldwide news-gathering operation to get them to do just that. — In one of the most ambitious online undertakings …
Discussion: MediaFile and Silicon Alley Insider
Anupreeta Das / MediaFile: Murdoch toys with idea of Kindle-like reader
Nicholas Carlson / Silicon Alley Insider: Rupert Murdoch Wants News Corp To Build A Kindle Rival
Eric Eldon / VentureBeat:
Ning's one million networks get their own applications — Create-your-own-social-network provider Ning has offered a developer platform for years — users across its one million social networks could add simple music players, slideshow applications and more.
Discussion: TechCrunch and Mashable!, Thanks:mrinaldesai
Jennifer Van Grove / Mashable!: Ning's Social Networks Get Their Own App Platform
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: CNET News, Tech Beat, Digits, eWeek, SlashGear, Liliputing, Electronista, Google Android News … and The Tech Report
Olga Kharif / Tech Beat: Dell: Working on an Android Netbook?
Justin Scheck / Digits: An Android Netbook From Dell?
Michelle Maisto / eWeek: Dell Putting Final Touches on a Google Android Netbook?
Brenda Stokes / SlashGear: Dell Mini 9 to have Adobe Flash on Android platform?
Cyril Kowaliski / The Tech Report: Press release mentions Android-powered Dell netbook
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News:
Digg (finally) gets Facebook Connect integration — After 10 months of promising that it was on the way, Digg is finally implementing Facebook Connect. In the next few hours Facebook users will be able to log into Digg with their Facebook credentials and use the site as if they had spent the time registering.
Discussion: Digg the Blog, Inside Facebook, TechCrunch and Mashable!
Kevin Rose / Digg the Blog: Facebook Connect Launches Today!
Justin Smith / Inside Facebook: Digg Launches Facebook Connect Integration - Tour & First Impressions
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch: Facebook Connect Now Live On Digg
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!: Facebook Connect Comes to Digg
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 …
Jonathan Matus / Google Mobile Blog:
YouTube uploads and more now available on Android — If there is one thing I've always wanted, that is to be able to record and share special moments in my life, anytime, anywhere. Needless to say, I am quite excited that I can now pick up my Android-powered phone, start recording videos left …
Discussion: Mashable!, TheNextWeb.com and Phone Scoop
Jennifer Van Grove / Mashable!: Google Android Now Supports Video Uploads to YouTube
Eric M. Zeman / Phone Scoop: Android to Have Built-In YouTube Uploader
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 to near 800
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!
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: Digital Daily, Palm WebOS, Gearlog, The Official Palm Blog, Pulse2, Mobile Roar, SlashGear, GPS Obsessed, Profectio, PreCentral.net, Ubergizmo, Network World and Unwired View
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Palm Pre to Debut in Canada Some Day at Some Price or Other
Sascha Segan / Gearlog: Bell's Canadian Palm Pre: More Details
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
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 …
Darren Murph / Engadget:
Heavily-backed WiGig Alliance to stream everything over 60GHz — Yes folks, we're back to the drawing board. Again. With a litany of wireless technologies floundering about and struggling to find real traction in the market, a cadre of market powerhouses have joined up to take wireless streaming …
Discussion: Wi-Fi Networking News, VentureBeat, dailywireless.org, Electronista and SlashGear
Glenn Fleishman / Wi-Fi Networking News: WiGig Unites 60 GHz Wireless Development
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: WiGig Alliance seeks to bring super-fast wireless video transfer to homes
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: WiGiG: WirelessHD + Wi-Fi
Brenda Stokes / SlashGear: WiGig Alliance forms for 60GHz connections
Globe, guild reach deal — Details of pact to be released — Gregory Thornton (left), senior vice president of human resources, and Daniel Totten, Guild president, in the hallway of the Sacred Heart Labor Guild in Weymouth at 12:50 a.m. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)
Discussion: MediaMemo, Messenger Blog and Compete Blog
Jessica Heslam / Messenger Blog: Totten: Globe has “intimated” a large layoff
Andy Kazeniac / Compete Blog: The Boston Globe: Still Strong Online
Emily Singer / Technology Review:
Unmasking Social-Network Users — Researchers find a way to identify individuals in supposedly anonymous social-network data. — One way for social networks to make money is by sharing information about users with advertisers and others who are interested in understanding consumer behavior and exploiting online trends.
Nick Thompson / Epicenter:
Why the Law and Tech Aren't Friends on MySpace — There's a fascinating case coming to the New Jersey courts in early June about a bartender and waitress at a restaurant who were sacked because of comments they made in a private MySpace forum. The two created a private group in which they vented …