Felix Miller / Last.fm:
Message from the Last.fm founders, Felix, RJ and Martin — After two years running Last.fm within CBS we feel the time is right to begin the process of handing over the reins. This is the latest stage in a long journey for us founders, which began in a living room in East London in 2002 …
Discussion: Telegraph, Silicon Alley Insider, Contentinople, TechCrunch, Guardian, MediaMemo, Music Ally, TheNextWeb.com, Mashable! and 901am
Emma Barnett / Telegraph: Last.fm founders to choose their successors
Preethi Dumpala / Silicon Alley Insider: Radio Go-Go: Last.fm Founders To Leave
Steve Donohue / Contentinople: Last.fm Founders Exit Music Video Site
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch: Last.fm Founders Call It Quits
Jemima Kiss / Guardian: Last.fm founders to leave company
Stuart Dredge / Music Ally: Last.fm founders stepping down
Martin Bryant / TheNextWeb.com: Last.fm founders resign
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!: Last.fm Founders Wave Goodbye to CBS
Robert Andrews / paidContent.org:
Updated: Last.fm Founders Quit, CBS' Goodman GM For Now; But Why? — Last.fm's founding trio is leaving the social music site, a few weeks its parent reorganised it in a new CBS Interactive Music Group. Martin Stiksel (pictured), Felix Miller and Richard Jones announced their decision in a blog post …
Robert Andrews / paidContent: Last.fm Founders' Last Interview: ‘Frankly, We Need Time Out’
Steven Levy / Wired News:
Supersized Kindle DX Makes E-Reading Easy for a Supersized Price — Another Kindle? It seems that it was only four months ago that we saw a new version of Amazon's e-reader. In fact, it was only four months ago the Kindle 2 arrived on February 9. What's the June release have that the February one doesn't?
Discussion: TechFlash and Incremental Blogger, Thanks:mrinaldesai
Eric Engleman / TechFlash: Unboxing Amazon's Kindle DX
Chris Messina / FactoryCity:
Facebook usernames and the battle over your digital identity — Techmeme is buzzing with the news that Facebook is finally going to provide custom usernames — and hence web addresses — for its 200 million users. The land grab begins in just over three days at facebook.com/username/.
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb: Not Everyone is Excited About Facebook Vanity URLs
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: So who is going to Pwn your Digital Identity?
Alexander van Elsas / Alexander van Elsas's Weblog …: Everybody loses in the battle over our online identity
Nancy Blair / Technology Live: User names coming to Facebook
Chris Saad / Paying Attention: Facebook Vanity URLS are not what you think
Derek Kessler / PreCentral.net:
Pre Recovery Tool Leaks Out, Including webOS Root Image(!) — It's only been a few days since the Palm Pre was released, but one of the biggest breakthroughs for the outside-the-system developer community may have just been made. As noted in our forums, the “webOS Reset Doctor” has leaked out — including the 195 MB webOS root.
Discussion: Gizmodo, Softpedia News, My Pre, Fast Company, Engadget, SlashGear, all things Pre, Palm WebOS, ElectricPig.co.uk, MobileCrunch, TechVi and Slashdot
John Herrman / Gizmodo: Palm Pre Gets Its First Homebrew App, WebOS “Easy to Modify”
Shane McGlaun / My Pre: Palm Pixie confirmed in ROM leak
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: Palm Pre Code Leaks, Indie Apps Follow
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Palm Pixie (aka Eos) confirmed in Pre webOS ROM leak
Tony Peric / all things Pre: Palm EOS (Pixie) Found Embedded In Leaked ROM?
Ben Sillis / ElectricPig.co.uk: First Palm Pre homebrew app arrives
Devin Coldewey / MobileCrunch: Pre root image leaks with recovery tool
Kevin Harter / TechVi: Overheating seemingly causing display problems in Pre
Soulskill / Slashdot: Palm's webOS Root Image Leaks Out
Ross Miller / Engadget:
The secret to Palm Pre dev mode lies in the Konami code — We couldn't believe it either, but as it turns out, from the launcher screen of your Pre, simply type in the phrase “upupdowndownleftrightleftrightbastart” — which if you parse with spacing might be more easily recognizable …
Discussion: Gizmodo, Electronista, PreCentral.net, MobileCrunch, IntoMobile, Kotaku, all things Pre, I4U News, Newlaunches.com, eWeek, The Edge of I-Hacked, Joystiq, Switched, TechVi and digg.com
Adrian Covert / Gizmodo: Palm Pre News Flurry: Konami Code Used for Dev Mode, WebOS Root …
Derek Kessler / PreCentral.net: Konami Code enables Developer Mode. Really.
James Falconer / IntoMobile: ‘Konami Code’ Unleashes ‘Developer Mode’ on the Palm Pre
Luke Plunkett / Kotaku: The Palm Pre Is All Over This Konami Code Business
JC Fletcher / Joystiq: The Konami Code works in Palm Pre's OS
Mike Kuznoff / TechVi: Palm Pre OS files leaked
Dieter Bohn / PreCentral.net:
Palm Eos / Pixie Confirmed
Palm Eos / Pixie Confirmed
Discussion: MobileCrunch, SlashGear, IntoMobile, Gadgetell and WebOS Arena
John Biggs / MobileCrunch: Palm's Pixie flitters into view past Castle
Chris Davies / SlashGear: webOS ROM spawns first “Hello World!” Pre app; Palm “zepfloyd” codename spotted
James Falconer / IntoMobile: Palm Eos (aka Pixie) Confirmed via webOS Snippet?
Robert Nelson / Gadgetell: Palm Pixie/Eos confirmed via leaked webOS ROM
iSmasher / iSmashPhone:
15 Apps Rendered Obsolete By The New iPhone 3GS — Chances are you've already heard about the iPhone 3G S and some of it's cool new features (and same goes for the iPhone OS 3.0 and it's cool new features). What you might not have thought about, however, are the apps which many developers …
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: For the map makers, Apple giveth and taketh away with the new iPhone features
Chris Ziegler / Engadget:
iPhone 3G S supports OpenGL ES 2.0, but 3G only supports 1.1 …
iPhone 3G S supports OpenGL ES 2.0, but 3G only supports 1.1 …
Discussion: AppleInsider, TweakTown News, SlashGear, The iPhone Blog, ElectricPig.co.uk, iLounge and TUAW
Prince McLean / AppleInsider: iPhone 3G S to use PowerVR SGX GPU core for OpenGL ES 2.0
Sean Kalinich / TweakTown News: iPhone 3G S supports OpenGL ES 2.0
Rene Ritchie / The iPhone Blog: Apple Introduces the Next iPhone — But Have They Split the Platform?
Ben Sillis / ElectricPig.co.uk: iPhone 3G S exclusive games on the way?
Charles Starrett / iLounge: T-Mobile Netherlands confirms 3G S processor, RAM specs
Christina Warren / TUAW: O2 announces iPhone 3G S pricing
Aidan Malley / AppleInsider:
Apple stuns WWDC crowd with pulsating App Store hyperwall
Apple stuns WWDC crowd with pulsating App Store hyperwall
Discussion: VentureBeat, Mashable!, TUAW, The Mac Observer, Quick Online Tips, OSNews, T3.com News, textually.org, msearchgroove, IntoMobile, Edible Apple, Gizmodo and TechCrunch
Paul Boutin / VentureBeat: Apple “hyperwall” tracks iPhone app downloads
Brian LeRoux / Mashable!: 6 Steps to Building a Better iPhone App
Steven Sande / TUAW: Like a good neighbor, iPhone is there — Last month we talked …
Thom Holwerda / OSNews: WWDC Attendees Wowed by App Store Display Array
Simon Sage / IntoMobile: WWDC's Wall of iPhone Apps Pulsates with Purchaces
John Herrman / Gizmodo: Apple's Huge, Throbbing Wall of iPhone Apps
MG Siegler / TechCrunch: Apple's Cool Matrix-Style App Wall
David Sarno / L.A. Times Tech Blog:
Thousands rise to rage at iPhone pricing (which is actually not that many people) [UPDATED] — In a reminder that spurned gadget lovers can quickly turn rabid, several thousand angry iPhone owners in the U.S. and U.K. have signed a pair of Twitter petitions to protest pricing regimes for Apple's …
Discussion: InfoWorld, TechRadar.com, Guardian, MobileCrunch, blogs.telegraph.co.uk …, Telegraph, Just Another iPhone Blog, The Register and Music Ally
Gareth Beavis / TechRadar.com: O2: We can't justify breaking iPhone contracts
Jack Schofield / Guardian: Tweeting iPhone users petition O2 for a better deal
Basheera Khan / blogs.telegraph.co.uk blog listings: How long before T-Mobile starts courting peeved iPhone owners on the O2 rebound?
Rik Myslewski / The Register: AT&T squeezes wannabe iPhone upgraders
Stuart Dredge / Music Ally: iPhone 3G owners petition for early upgrade to iPhone 3G S
Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:
Lawyers plan class-action to reclaim “$100M+” RIAA “stole” — Lawyers in this year's two highest-profile file-sharing cases have joined forces, and they plan to file a class-action lawsuit against the recording industry later this summer to claw back the “$100+ million” that the RIAA “stole.”
Discussion: Neowin.net, p2pnet, hypebot, Slashdot and APM's Future Tense
Bruce Houghton / hypebot: Class Action Suit Seeks To Reclaim $100M RIAA “Stole” From Fans
Soulskill / Slashdot: Camara Goes On Offense Against the RIAA
John Battelle / John Battelle's Searchblog:
English's Millionth Word: Web 2.0 — For the past few days I've been focused on a final draft of an essay, co-authored with Tim O'Reilly, focusing on the theme of this year's Web 2.0 Summit. It's rewarding work, reminiscent of the early days of Wired, when I'd regularly edit …
Discussion: CNN and Network World, Thanks:timoreilly
John D. Sutter / CNN: English gets millionth word on Wednesday, site says
Paul McNamara / Network World: Web 2.0 crowned English's 1 millionth word
Web 2.0 crowned one millionth English word
Web 2.0 crowned one millionth English word
Discussion: Obsessable and VG247
Patrick Garratt / VG247: “Web 2.0″ beats “noob” to millionth English word
Steve Lohr / New York Times:
Smartphone Rises Fast From Gadget to Necessity — In today's recession-racked economy, penny-pinching is a national pastime. But people are still opening their wallets for smartphones. — Sales of BlackBerrys, iPhones and other smartphone models are rising smartly and are projected …
Mike Boland / Kelsey Group Blogs: The Psychology of Smartphones
Jack Vinson / Knowledge Jolt with Jack: Is email really so evil — With apologies to my dear friend …
Jamie Lendino / Gearlog: NYT: Smartphones Now a Necessity
Michael Wolff / The Huffington Post: Are You Dull? A Smartphone Can Tell You
Greg Sterling / Local Mobile Search: The Mainstreaming of Smartphones — Everyone who reads this blog …
Andy Abramson / VoIP Watch: New York Times Calls Smartphone's A Necessity
Brad Stone / New York Times:
Revenue at Craigslist Is Said to Top $100 Million — SAN FRANCISCO — As the newspaper industry and its classified advertising business wither, one company appears to be doing extraordinarily well: Craigslist. — The Internet classified ads company, which promotes its “relatively noncommercial nature” …
Discussion: paidContent.org, Contentinople, Podcasting News, CNET News, The Aim Group, Screenwerk, DailyFinance and BloggingStocks, Thanks:atul
Erin Barker / Contentinople: News Bits: Facebook to Offer Vanity URLs
James Lewin / Podcasting News: The Craigslist Conundrum — paidContent and The New York Times today …
Chris Matyszczyk / CNET News: Craigslist revenue flirting with $100 million, report says
Peter M. Zollman / The Aim Group: Craigslist revenue on track to hit the $100 million mark
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: Craigslist Revs Estimated to Exceed $100M
Douglas McIntyre / DailyFinance: Craigslist revenue over $100 million
Tom Taulli / BloggingStocks: Craigslist: A $100 million powerhouse?
Free broadband won't entice all — Some 43% of adults who currently do not have internet access would remain disconnected even if they were given a free PC and broadband connection. — The statistic, part of research conducted by regulator Ofcom will make depressing reading for some.
Discussion: CircleID, Softpedia News, The Register, broadstuff, CrunchGear, Tim Anderson's ITWriting and Mashable!
Chris Williams / The Register: People without broadband in 'I don't want broadband' shock
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: Lets drop this pretence of “Internet for All” shall we....
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: How do you convince the elderly to go online? Should you even bother?
Rafat Ali / paidContent.org:
Digg's Amazing Business Model, Explained — Now this is where you take out your not-really-that-Easy-Button, and start jumping on it. Do that while you watch this interview of Digg CEO Jay Adelson, as part of Fox Business Network anchor Liz Claman's continuing “3 Days In The Valley” tour.
Discussion: The SiliconANGLE
Mark ‘Rizzn’ Hopkins / The SiliconANGLE: Some Theories on How Digg's Making Money.
Apple stores holding fire sales on last-gen Mac notebooks — While Apple retail stores this week have been waiting on the first shipments of new Mac notebooks announced Monday, the company has quietly introduced end-of-life pricing on previous generation models to help its shops clear remaining inventory.
Robert Evans / I4U News: Old MacBooks and Pros on Sale!
Justin Scott / Mozilla Add-ons Blog:
Introducing Add-on Collections — The ability to completely customize your browser with thousands of add-ons is one of the best features of Firefox, and highlights the talent, dedication, and innovation of our great community. With thousands of add-ons and close to 1.5 billion downloads …
Discussion: OStatic blogs, Mashable!, Webmonkey, Lifehacker, Ajaxian and Asa Dotzler
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Firefox Introduces Add-On Collections
Scott Gilbertson / Webmonkey: Finding the Best Firefox Add-ons Gets Easier With New ‘Collections’
Kevin Purdy / Lifehacker: Mozilla Updates Firefox Add-Ons Site with Collections
Dion Almaer / Ajaxian: Web Developer Collection: Packaged up Firefox extensions
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Ironic But True — Many On Twitter Are Just Silent — Yesterday we heard from Harvard Business School researchers that only 10 percent of Twitter users are generating almost 90 percent of the content. Today, HubSpot, a Cambridge, Mass.-based startup, has released a study that not only backs …
Discussion: WebProNews, Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim, The Technology Chronicles, VentureBeat, Mashable! and Wendy's Blog
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Wonder What Percentage of Tweets are Retweets?
Verne Kopytoff / The Technology Chronicles: Most Twitter users are less than Twitter-obsessed
Paul Boutin / VentureBeat: Twitter study finds more lurkers than active users
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Are Twitter Users Inactive? Depends on How You Look at It
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Eye-Fi launches wireless memory card for pro photographers — Eye-Fi has been building out its product line of memory cards that use Wi-Fi to upload photos directly from a digital camera to the Internet. — Now it's going one step further with the Eye-Fi Pro, aimed at professional photographers and enthusiasts.
Discussion: Wi-Fi Networking News, Macworld, Gizmodo, Obsessable, jkOnTheRun, Electronista, Gearlog and Boing Boing Gadgets
Glenn Fleishman / Wi-Fi Networking News: Eye-Fi Adds Pro Card with RAW Uploads, Ad Hoc Transfer
Sean Fallon / Gizmodo: Eye-Fi Pro Wireless SD Card Review
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: Eye-Fi Pro Sends Photos to Computer Over Ad Hoc Wi-Fi, No Router or Hotspot Needed
Corinne Iozzio / Gearlog: Eye-Fi Pro Adds Peer-to-Peer Connectivity, RAW Support
Stephen Shankland / CNET News:
Apple finalizes PowerPC divorce with OS upgrade — Apple, a company that's rarely namby-pamby about making technological changes, has put its foot down once again with its Snow Leopard upgrade to Mac OS X due in September. — When the new operating system arrives in September, it'll work only on Intel-based Macs.
Discussion: Ars Technica, MacRumors, Neowin.net, Gadget Lab, TweakTown News and Macsimum News
Chris Foresman / Ars Technica: Apple dashes hopes for ZFS support in Snow Leopard
Michael Brown / Neowin.net: Mac OS X 10.6 requirements reveal OpenCL limitations
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: Apple Euthanizes PowerPC Macs with Snow Leopard
Sean Kalinich / TweakTown News: Apple drops the PPC with Snow Leopard
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: ‘CNET’: Snow Leopard will be for Intel Macs only
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Schmidt: Bing Can't Buy Search Love With Ads; Gotta Earn It — CEO Eric Schmidt has weighed in on the Bing launch — and he's not sounding panicked, not that I would expect him to be. But he certainly puts out a conflicted message that Bing isn't a serious competitor and yet argues …
Nicholas Carlson / Silicon Alley Insider: Google CEO Eric Schmidt Yawns At Bing (CLIP)
John Furrier / The SiliconANGLE: Microsoft's Bing Ad - Damn Good - Bing Is A Serious Threat To Google's Market Share
Kelly Fiveash / The Register: Google boss claims no sting from Bing - yet
Ron Schenone / Lockergnome Blog Network: Bing Can't Buy Search - Needs To Earn It
John Murrell / GMSV: Search king zings Bing
Elizabeth Harrow / BloggingStocks: Google nears green energy goals; CEO Schmidt slams Bing
R. Scott Raynovich / Contentinople: The Art of Bingology — In the age of Twitter Inc. , Google …
Charles Arthur / Guardian:
Web inventor to help Downing Street open up government data — Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the world wide web, will help the British government to make its data more easily available online, Gordon Brown said today. — “So that government information is accessible and useful …
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb: Open Government: Berners-Lee and the UK to Show Obama How It's Done
Peter Ha / MobileCrunch:
Virgin Mobile USA offers Broadband2Go service with no contract — Using Sprint's EVDO Rev. A network, Virgin Mobile USA announced today the launch of their wireless broadband service, Broadband2Go. — When the service goes live later this month you'll be able to purchase a Novatel Ovation MC760 USB dongle for $150 sans contract.
Discussion: GigaOM, Market Wire, Electronista, Technologizer, Obsessable, DSLreports, UMPCPortal, Gadgetell and GottaBeMobile.com
Jordan Golson / GigaOM: Virgin Mobile Launches Pay-As-You-Go Mobile Broadband
Ed Oswald / Technologizer: Pay As You Go Mobile Broadband a Reality
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile.com: Virgin Mobile USA to Launch Broadband2Go with No Contract
Carlo Longino / Techdirt:
Sirius XM Passing Music Royalty Rates On To Subscribers, Raising Lots Of Questions — Beginning at the end of July, Sirius XM satellite radio subscribers will see an extra charge of about $2 per month on their bill, as the company will begin passing along the music royalty rates it must pay to subscribers.
Rich Miller / Data Center Knowledge:
HP Scales Out With New Cloud Servers — The HP Proliant SL2x170z G6, configured for high performance computing, is part of the HP Extreme Scale-Out line announced today. — HP is stripping down to scale out. Today the company is launching a line of servers and services targeting …
Discussion: eWeek, CNET News, The Register and GigaOM
Chris Preimesberger / eWeek: HP Launches New, Smaller-Size ProLiant ‘Scale-Out’ Servers
Gordon Haff / CNET News: HP ProLiant SL goes for the extreme
Timothy Prickett Morgan / The Register: HP serves up cookie sheet servers
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM: HP Finally Boards the Mega Data Center Bandwagon
Ed Oswald / Technologizer:
AT&T's Network Problems Aren't Just in Big Cities Anymore — The AT&T hate is strong these days, especially following the carrier's inability to deliver two of the most highly anticipated features to the single largest iPhone market in the world. But now even I am beginning to hate AT&T …
Discussion: TheStreet.com, VoIP Watch, GottaBeMobile.com and jkOnTheRun
Andy Abramson / VoIP Watch: Is The iPhone Killing Mobile Data or Breathing In Life
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile.com: Inquiring Minds Ponder AT&T Network Woes
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: So What's Up With AT&T's Network? — I remember when Om divorced …