Steven Johnson / Time:
How Twitter Will Change the Way We Live — Evan Williams and Biz Stone of Twitter — The one thing you can say for certain about Twitter is that it makes a terrible first impression. You hear about this new service that lets you send 140-character updates to your “followers,” and you think, Why does the world need this, exactly?
Discussion: Between the Lines and VentureBeat, Thanks:atul
Paul Boutin / VentureBeat: Time says Twitter will change business
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Apple 2.0:
Analyst: Apple's WWDC likely to ‘disappoint’ — Given the rumors and high expectations, Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster fears the World Wide Developers Conference that Apple (AAPL) is hosting next week in San Francisco could be a “slight disappointment” to investors.
Discussion: Tech Check with Jim Goldman, PC World, tinyComb, mocoNews, Macsimum News, MacNN and InformationWeek, Thanks:johnboot185
Jim Goldman / Tech Check with Jim Goldman: Apple Event's ‘Soft’ vs. ‘Hard’ Core
Tricia Duryee / mocoNews: Will Apple Upstage The Palm Pre At Next Week's WWDC?
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Analyst: WWDC keynote may disappoint
Eric Zeman / InformationWeek: Did Walt Mossberg Just Confirm The New iPhone Is Going To Be Announced Next Week?
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily:
App TV? — Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster may not have high expectations for Apple's WWDC gathering in San Francisco Monday, but he does for the company's Apple TV device. Big expectations. Munster believes Apple (AAPL) is working an update to the Apple TV — and an App Store to go along with it.
Dan Nosowitz / Gizmodo: Ideas We Like: App Store for Apple TV
Arn / MacRumors:
Mossberg Also Believes a Faster iPhone is Imminent
Mossberg Also Believes a Faster iPhone is Imminent
Discussion: Switched, Engadget, I4U News, Electronista and PalmAddicts
Chris Ziegler / Engadget: Mossberg on new iPhone: it'll have “lots of added features,” …
Walter S. Mossberg / Personal Technology:
Palm's New Pre Takes On iPhone — In the new era of hand-held computers — super-smart touch-screen phones that run sleek, compelling software — Apple's iPhone has been king. A new, improved iPhone is expected to be announced on June 8. — But on June 6, Apple will get a powerful competitor in this category.
Discussion: Pocket PC Thoughts.com, Reuters, CNET News, ReadWriteWeb, Fortune, VentureBeat, Gearlog, Silicon Alley Insider, Technologizer, USA Today, Gizmodo, InformationWeek, LaptopMag.com, FierceWireless, Fast Company, BetaNews, blogs.chron.com, PreCentral.net, Digital Daily, CrunchGear, Gadget Lab, I4U News, New York Times, TheStreet.com, MediaMemo, AppleInsider, Associated Press, Local Mobile Search, MediaFile, Electronista, Apple iPhone Apps, jkOnTheRun, The iPhone Blog, BBC, Macworld, PalmAddicts, MobileContentToday, iPhone Buzz, Etan on Tech and Crave
Sinead Carew / Reuters: Palm Pre gets thumbs up in media reviews
Marguerite Reardon / CNET News: Pre vs. iPhone: Which offers the better value?
Sascha Segan / Gearlog: Mossberg Confirms, New iPhone Coming Next Week
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider: The Palm Pre Will Bomb
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: The Palm Pre Revealed: The Technologizer Review
Edward C. Baig / USA Today: Pre could pilot Palm to smartphone glory again
Jason Chen / Gizmodo: WSJ Confirms New iPhone Hardware?
Ed Hansberry / InformationWeek: Apple May Leave Palm Alone With Pre iTunes Support
Mark Spoonauer / LaptopMag.com: Palm Pre (Sprint)
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless: Review roundup: Palm Pre
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: Palm Pre Review Roundup: Why They Love It, Why It Might Not Beat the iPhone
Derek Kessler / PreCentral.net: Palm Pre Review Round-Up
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: An iPhone “Family,” But Not Until After WWDC
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: Here's what's wrong with the Palm Pre
Brian X. Chen / Gadget Lab: Does Walt Mossberg Already Have the Third-Gen iPhone?
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: New iPhone 2009 to diminish Palm Pre Launch?
David Pogue / New York Times: State of the Art: Palm Pre, Elegant Contender
Scott Moritz / TheStreet.com: Tech Rumor of the Day: Apple
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Who Wins The Pre vs iPhone Battle? Google
Peter Svensson / Associated Press: Review: Dazzling Palm software beats the iPhone
Greg Sterling / Local Mobile Search: The Pre Gets a ‘B+’
Paul Thomasch / MediaFile: Guess what? People are loving the Pre
Tyler Tschida / Apple iPhone Apps: Mossberg Believes New iPhone Will Be Unveiled Next Week
James Kendrick / jkOnTheRun: Palm Pre Reviews are in: Looks Like a Stellar 1.0
Rene Ritchie / The iPhone Blog: Mossberg: Palm Pre Review or iPhone News Article?
Ginny Mies / Macworld: PC World: Palm Pre Review
Andy J. S. / PalmAddicts: Counting down (2 days left) …
Todd Ogasawara / MobileContentToday: Tech Pundits Say Palm Pre is a Loser/Best Thing Ever???
Etan Horowitz / Etan on Tech: The early Palm Pre reviews are in
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget:
Palm Pre review
Palm Pre review
Discussion: Financial Times, MediaPost, blogs.ft.com, Business Week, Download Squad, jkOnTheRun, DailyTech, Palm WebOS, Neowin.net, Gadgetell, Switched, Gadget Lab, TechSpot, I4U News, Network World, GottaBeMobile.com, Tech Trader Daily, Reuters, mocoNews, Silicon Alley Insider, PhoneDog.com, Phone Scoop, BetaNews, SlashGear, Electronista, Sample the Web, Daring Fireball, Bits, 9 to 5 Mac, Gearlog, FierceWireless, MacDailyNews, AppScout and Edible Apple
Richard Waters / Financial Times: Palm hopes rest on success of iPhone rival
Richard Waters / blogs.ft.com: Palm's new object of desire
Stephen H. Wildstrom / Business Week: Palm Pre: A Smartphone Not Quite Smart Enough
Jay Hathaway / Download Squad: Is Palm Pre iTunes syncing too good to last?
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: Palm Pre Pricing: Rebate Good Through July 11. What Happens Next?
Shane McGlaun / DailyTech: First Official Palm Pre Reviews Hit the Net
Michael Stanclift / Neowin.net: Pre release, Pre review and preview roundup
Robert Nelson / Gadgetell: Gadgetell Roundup: Palm Pre Reviews
Priya Ganapati / Gadget Lab: Where to Buy Your Palm Pre
Jose Vilches / TechSpot: Early Palm Pre reviews hit the web
Robert Evans / I4U News: Sprint & Palm: No Lines for the Pre.
Sumocat / GottaBeMobile.com: Analyzing the Palm Pre Reviews
Sinead Carew / Reuters: Palm's Pre shines in ways, not in others
Dianne See Morrison / mocoNews: Palm And Sprint: Pre's Success Is “Not A Line Out The Door”
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider: 3 Reasons The Palm Pre Might Not Bomb
Eric M. Zeman / Phone Scoop: Review: Palm Pre
Angela Gunn / BetaNews: Palm Pre: Rounding up (or down) the reviews
Vincent Nguyen / SlashGear: Palm Pre Review
C.K. Sample III / Sample the Web: I won't be getting a Palm Pre
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Joshua Topolsky's Palm Pre Review for Engadget
Matt Richtel / Bits: Sprint and Palm: Don't Expect a Pre Frenzy
Quincy Pince-Nez / 9 to 5 Mac: Engadget reviews the Pre
Sascha Segan / Gearlog: Palm Pre: The Device, The Software, The Network Reviewed
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless: Early Palm Pre reviews mostly positive
Sascha Segan / AppScout: iTunes Update Doesn't Break Palm Pre Syncing
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines:
Palm reviewers: The Pre has a puncher's chance
Palm reviewers: The Pre has a puncher's chance
Discussion: PC World, Macworld, Pogue's Posts and Open IT Strategies
Daniel Ionescu / PC World: Palm Pre Roundup: The Critics Have Spoken
David Coursey / Macworld: Opinion: Pre is not the homerun Palm needed
David Pogue / Pogue's Posts: Questions From Readers About the Palm Pre
Google recruiter: Company kept ‘do not touch’ in hiring list — A recruiter who left Google last year says that the company had maintained a “do not touch” list of companies including Genentech and Yahoo, whose employees were not to be wooed to the Internet search giant.
Miguel Helft / New York Times:
Unwritten Code Rules Silicon Valley Hiring — SAN FRANCISCO — Silicon Valley was abuzz Wednesday with news that the Justice Department had begun an antitrust investigation into the hiring practices of some of the best-known companies in the technology and biotech industries, including Google, Apple, Yahoo and Genentech.
Michael Masnick / Techdirt: Is It An Antitrust Violation To Agree Not To Poach Employees From Competitors?
Brian Krebs / Security Fix:
FTC Sues, Shuts Down N. Calif. Web Hosting Firm — In an unprecedented move, the Federal Trade Commission has taken legal steps to shut down a Web hosting provider in Northern California that the agency says was directly involved in managing massive global spam operations.
Discussion: PC World, Threat Level, PolicyBeta, Network World and CircleID
David Kravets / Threat Level: Feds Shutter ‘Black Hat’ ISP
Heather West / PolicyBeta: FTC Nails a Bad Actor Internet Hosting Company
Michael Cooney / Network World: Sears gets wrist slap over spyware activities
Federal Trade Commission:
FTC Shuts Down Notorious Rogue Internet Service Provider, 3FN Service Specializes in Hosting Spam-Spewing Botnets, Phishing Web sites, Child Pornography, and Other Illegal, Malicious Web Content — A rogue Internet Service Provider that recruits, knowingly hosts, and actively participates …
Discussion: Zero Day, PC World, Digits, Digital Daily and Security Watch
Ryan Naraine / Zero Day: FTC shuts down notorious botnet ISP
Erik Larkin / PC World: US Gov't Knocks Out Black Hat ISP
Andrew LaVallee / Digits: FTC Shuts Down Spammer ISP
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Someday a Real Rain Will Come and Wash All This Scum Off the Internet
Larry Seltzer / Security Watch: FTC Shuts Down “Rogue Internet Service Provider”
Katie Marsal / AppleInsider:
New 16GB, 32GB iPhones appear in Carphone Warehouse systems — Carphone Warehouse, the largest independent European mobile phone retailer and an official iPhone reseller, added four placeholders to their inventory list for new iPhone models earlier today, sources tell AppleInsider.
Discussion: TUAW, MacRumors, 9 to 5 Mac, IntoMobile, Apple iPhone Apps, CrunchGear, The iPhone Blog and TheNextWeb.com
Michael Jones / TUAW: Rumor: New iPhone to be called “iPhone Video?”
Chauncey Dupree / 9 to 5 Mac: 3rd iPhone to be called the “iPhone Video”
Tyler Tschida / Apple iPhone Apps: More Evidence Of 16GB, 32GB Next-Gen iPhones?
Matt Burns / CrunchGear: Screenshot hints at 16GB & 32GB iPhone V3
Intel to Acquire Wind River Systems for Approximately $884 Million — Intel Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Wind River Systems Inc, under which Intel will acquire all outstanding Wind River common stock for $11.50 per share in cash, or approximately $884 million in the aggregate.
John Oates / The Register: Intel spends $884m to straddle Wind River
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Intel to buy software maker Wind River Systems for $884 million
Alexander Wolfe / InformationWeek: What's Behind Intel's $884 Million Wind River Acquisition
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM: Intel Buys Wind River To Put a Computer In Every Toaster
Rob Jackson / Android Phone Fans: Intel Buys Wind River
Matthew DeCarlo / TechSpot: Intel to acquire Wind River for $884 million
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: Intel Buys Wind River
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines:
Intel buys Wind River; Targets software for embedded devices
Intel buys Wind River; Targets software for embedded devices
Daniel Robinson / iTnews Australia: Intel to acquire embedded software firm Wind River
Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily: Wind River: Will There Be Another Bidder?
Nicholas Carlson / Silicon Alley Insider: Intel Buys Software-Maker For $884 Million Cash
Cliff Edwards / Tech Beat: With Wind River, Can Intel Grab Some Apple Mojo?
Timothy Prickett Morgan / The Register: Intel paying $884m for Wind River?
Jeffrey Burt / eWeek: Intel Grows Mobile, Embedded Ambitions with Wind River Buy
Jon Skillings / CNET News: Intel to buy Wind River for $884 million
Allen Stern / CenterNetworks: Intel to Acquire Wind River for $884 Million
Introducing smart navigation in Street View: double-click to go (anywhere!) — Street View is a great way to see panoramas of streets from all over the world. We've launched some great improvements to this tool, including most recently overlaying user photos and the ability to view Street View in fullscreen.
Discussion: Screenwerk, TechCrunch, ReadWriteWeb, Google Blogoscoped, Understanding Google …, Mashable! and AppScout, Thanks:atul
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: Photosynth's New Look, Google Maps' New Tool
Leena Rao / TechCrunch: Introducing The Pancake: A Less Annoying Way To Move Through Google Street View
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: Google Street View: Now With Smart Navigation
Philipp Lenssen / Google Blogoscoped: Google Street View Offers an Additional Navigation Option
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!: Google Street View Gets Usable With Smart Navigation
Chloe Albanesius / AppScout: Google Updates Street View for Easier Navigation
Slash Lane / AppleInsider:
Apple looks towards digital media sharing during iPhone calls — Apple has spent some time outlining technology that would add a new level of interaction between iPhone users, such as the ability to share and control playback of digital media files like music tracks and video during a telephone call.
Discussion: Technologizer, The Apple Core, Gizmodo, SlashGear, The iPhone Blog and Electricpig.co.uk
Jason D. O'Grady / The Apple Core: Apple patent details iPhone media sharing
John Herrman / Gizmodo: Apple Patent Describes Mid-Call Music, Video, Picture Sharing
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Apple patent for in-call iPhone media sharing system
Ben Sillis / Electricpig.co.uk: Next iPhone OS sharing songs over calls?
Zach Epstein / Boy Genius Report:
RIM quietly acquires Dash Navigation? — According to an article published yesterday by GPS Business News, RIM may have quietly acquired struggling nav/LBS firm Dash Navigation. The site's co-founder and Editor allegedly spoke to a trusted source who claims that the acquisition is a done deal.
Discussion: InformationWeek, Gizmodo, TechSpot, techblog.dallasnews.com, BerryReview.com, Electronista, Tech Trader Daily, mocoNews and Engadget
Eric Zeman / InformationWeek: RIM Acquires Dash Navigation
Andi Wang / Gizmodo: RIM Acquires Dash Navigation
Matthew DeCarlo / TechSpot: RIM scoops up Dash Navigation
Victor Godinez / techblog.dallasnews.com: RIM buys Dash Navigation, one-time maker of the cool Dash Express GPS
Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily: Resarch In Motion: Did It Buy Dash Networks?
James Quintana Pearce / mocoNews: RIM Buys Dash Navigation
Nilay Patel / Engadget: RIM buys Dash Navigation
Sam Oliver / AppleInsider:
Apple working on adding multi-touch to iPod click-wheels — Having pioneered multi-touch for its iPhone and iPod touch handhelds, Apple later extended the technology to trackpads on its Mac notebook line and now appears ripe to introduce the first iPod click-wheels with similar capabilities.
Discussion: The Register, MacRumors, Ars Technica, I4U News, Neowin.net and Ubergizmo
Rik Myslewski / The Register: iPod poised for multitouch scroll wheel
Chris Foresman / Ars Technica: Multitouch clickwheels may be coming to future iPods
Robert Evans / I4U News: New iPods to have Multitouch Click-Wheels?
Elliot Harrison / Neowin.net: Apple patent highlights multi-touch Nano wheels
Jon Lech / nanocr.eu:
Palm Pre USB hack confirmed — A little birdie provided me with the following: — As I speculated in my previous blog post on Palm Pre Sync and now confirmed by the image above, when the Pre is in “Media Sync” mode it identifies itself as an Apple iPod. However, it's only the Mass Storage interface …
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, Engadget Mobile, all things Pre, Daring Fireball, Hack a Day, iTWire, P2P Blog and Slashdot
Cleve Nettles / 9 to 5 Mac: Palm Pre's iTunes hack diagnosed, “easily blockable by Apple”
Chris Ziegler / Engadget Mobile: Confirmed: Palm Pre's iTunes support is very, very hacky
Eliot Phillips / Hack a Day: Palm Pre iPod spoofing confirmed
Janko Roettgers / P2P Blog: DVD Jon: Palm Pre iTunes sync won't last long
Andy Ihnatko / Chicago Sun Times:
Google's Wave of the future is genius, but will it work? — Five days is an eon in Internet time. Given the huge amounts of discussion that Google Wave has earned online since the company unveiled it in an 80-minute live demo last week (as I write this, it's the top of the 15th inning …
Russia launches antitrust probe of Microsoft — * Agency says cutting Windows XP deliveries was violation — * Says demand for XP continues during switch to Vista — * Government continues to order Windows XP — Russia's state anti-monopoly service launched a probe of Microsoft Corp …
Discussion: Ars Technica, CNET News, Electronista and GigaLaw.com Daily News
Emil Protalinski / Ars Technica: Russia to probe Microsoft over Windows XP supplies
Ina Fried / CNET News: Russia said to probe Microsoft over XP halt
Doug Isenberg / GigaLaw.com Daily News: Russia Probing Microsoft Over Windows XP Cuts
Greg Sandoval / CNET News:
Six months later, no ISPs joining RIAA piracy fight — Last December, the music industry's message to song writers, publishers, and musicians was that antipiracy help was on the way. Hopes soared after the major labels announced that they had convinced a group of telecoms to work with them.
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider, Techdirt, p2pnet, PlagiarismToday, DSLreports, Music Ally and TweakTown News
Preethi Dumpala / Silicon Alley Insider: Internet Providers Missing In RIAA's Fight Against Piracy
Michael Masnick / Techdirt: Six Months And Still No ISPs Officially Signed Up On The RIAA's Program
Jonathan Bailey / PlagiarismToday: 3 Count: RIAA Fail
Karl Bode / DSLreports: New RIAA Plan Going Nowhere Fast - ISPs in no rush to play copyright babysitter
Sean Kalinich / TweakTown News: ISPs still not giving in to RIAA
Zachary M. Seward / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Alan Mutter's plan for newspapers is an industry-owned ad venture — When newspaper executives met in Chicago last week to discuss new business models for the industry, they expected to hear from Steve Brill about his well-publicized venture to charge for online content.
Discussion: Reflections of a Newsosaur, Romenesko and SteveOuting.com
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: What Mutter told newspaper publishers in Chicago
Tommy Craggs / Deadspin:
Tony La Russa Is Not Laughing At Your Satire — Dugout genius Tony La Russa is suing Twitter, claiming he “suffered significant emotional distress” and “damage to his reputation” because of a fake La Russa account. Sheesh, can't the man take a few jokes about dead pitchers and drunk driving?
Discussion: TechCrunch and MediaMemo
MG Siegler / TechCrunch: Hey There! Tony La Russa Is Suing Twitter.
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Twitter's Identity Problem Lands It in Court
Patrick Goss / TechRadar.com:
Increased competition ‘uncomfortable’ for Firefox — But Mozilla thriving — The president of Mozilla Europe has told TechRadar that competing with the likes of Microsoft, Apple and Google in the browser area has made things more uncomfortable for the makers of the ever-popular Firefox but that he welcomes the competition.
James Galbraith / Macworld:
Lab test: $999 MacBook outpaces pricier models — Updated $999 MacBook outpaces pricier models — The latest entry-level MacBook rolled out by Apple a week ago offers more than just an improvement on the white laptop it replaces in Apple's notebook line.
Discussion: Softpedia News, Gadget Lab, CrunchGear, Daring Fireball and 9 to 5 Mac
Brian X. Chen / Gadget Lab: White MacBook Outperforms Pricier Unibody Model
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: New $999 White MacBook Is Slightly Faster Than More Expensive Aluminum MacBook
Rebecca / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
EFF Launches TOSBack - A ‘Terms of Service’ Tracker for Facebook, Google, eBay, and More — San Francisco - “Terms of Service” policies on websites define how Internet businesses interact with you and use your personal information. But most web users don't read these policies — or understand that the terms are constantly changing.
Discussion: O'Reilly Radar, Lifehacker, Mashable!, TOSBack updates, p2pnet and Boing Boing
Brady Forrest / O'Reilly Radar: TOSBack: EFF's Much-Needed Terms of Service Tracker
Azadeh Ensha / Lifehacker: TOSBack Monitors Terms of Service Changes to Google, Facebook, and 44 Others
Ina Fried / CNET News:
Paltalk says it has settled suit with Microsoft — Group messaging company Paltalk said on Thursday that it has reached a deal with Microsoft to settle a patent dispute. — As part of the deal, Microsoft has taken a license to Paltalk's patents and is paying an undisclosed amount of money, Paltalk said in a press release.
Discussion: GigaLaw.com Daily News
Doug Isenberg / GigaLaw.com Daily News: Microsoft Licenses Messaging Patents in Settlement