Amol Sharma / Wall Street Journal:
Telecoms Face Antitrust Threat — Wireless Market, Generic Drugs Reviewed as White House Steps Up Enforcement — The Department of Justice has begun looking into whether large U.S. telecommunications companies such as AT&T Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. are abusing the market power …
Discussion: The Register, The Precursor Blog, L.A. Times Tech Blog, Apple 2.0, CNET News, FierceWireless, DSLreports, Digital Daily, Electronista, eWeek, GigaOM, Phone Arena, Epicenter, iLounge, Between the Lines, Law Blog, BloggingStocks, ChannelWeb, Macsimum News, Tech Trader Daily, MacRumors, Phone Scoop, Light Reading, GottaBeMobile.com, MacDailyNews, LOOPRumors and Gizmodo, Thanks:mrinaldesai
Rik Myslewski / The Register: DoJ [probes] reviews US telecom powers
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Apple 2.0: Antitrust: Apple and AT&T in DOJ's sights
Marguerite Reardon / CNET News: Report: DOJ looks into telecom dominance
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Hell of a Way to Get Out of Your AT&T Contract, Varney...
Roy Mark / eWeek: ATandT, Verizon May Be Antitrust Targets
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM: DOJ Wants to Probe Telcos? It Should Take a Number
Ryan Singel / Epicenter: Justice Department Looking for Unfair Telecom Behavior
Charles Starrett / iLounge: Mix: ZGrip iPhone Pro, iPhone discoloration, DOJ review, Roulette
Ashby Jones / Law Blog: Are Telecoms the Next Government Antitrust Target?
Trey Thoelcke / BloggingStocks: U.S. Justice Department turns an eye on the telecoms
Joseph F. Kovar / ChannelWeb: DOJ Investigating Telecoms For Possible Antitrust Behavior
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: ‘WSJ’: DoJ begins review of telecom industry
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: U.S. Department of Justice Reviewing Wireless Carrier Exclusivity Agreements
Eric M. Zeman / Phone Scoop: AT&T and Verizon Target of DOJ Review
Phil Harvey / Light Reading: Report: A Telecom Antitrust Inquiry?
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile.com: DOJ Takes a Look at Telcom Industry
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo: Department of Justice Scoping Out AT&T and Verizon's Anti-Competitive Streak
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider:
Justice Department May Bust Up AT&T's Exclusive Deal With Apple's iPhone — Obama's anti-trust cop Christine Varney is dusting off the Sherman Act and reviewing wireless companies' exclusive handset deals—most notably AT&T's monopoly control over Apple's iPhone. — One suspects that Google lobbyists are somehow involved.
Discussion: Computerworld, Mashable!, Techgeist, paidContent and Wall Street Journal
Michael Klurfeld / Techgeist: Obama Administration Reviewing AT&T-iPhone Deal For Antitrust Violations
Tricia Duryee / paidContent: DOJ Questions Whether Mobile Operators Are Anti-Competitive
Brent Kendall / Wall Street Journal: DOJ Shifts Policy on Pay-for-Delay Deals
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun:
Sprint Offers a Netbook for Under a Buck. Will AT&T & Verizon follow? — If you thought a $99 netbook might spur demand, what do you think a 99-cent netbook will do? We'll soon find out, because Sprint is subsidizing Compaq's 1040DX netbook. Customers can get the offer in a local Best Buy …
Mike Dano / FierceWireless: Best Buy, Sprint team for 99-cent netbook
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo: Sprint's $1 Netbook With Two-Year Contract
David Gonzales / Electronic Pulp: Sprint starts offering 99-cent netbook with mobile broadband service
Dave Freeman / CrunchGear: Get a netbook for a buck? Sounds too good to be true.
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Best Buy offer Sprint Compaq 3G netbook for $0.99
Brian Heater / Gearlog: Best Buy Selling HP Netbook for Under $1
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: A Netbook for the Price of a Newspaper
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile.com: Get a Subsidized Netbook for $.99 — Well I guess we might …
Matthew DeCarlo / TechSpot: Sprint offers 99-cent netbook
Preethi Dumpala / Silicon Alley Insider: Best Buy Offers 99-Cent Netbook
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Marc Andreessen's Burgeoning Blogging Empire: Invests In Talking Points Memo — More news about Marc Andreessen making venture investments this morning after the launch of his new $300 million fund, Andreessen Horowitz: he is leading a round of financing for TPM Media, better known as the TalkingPointsMemo blog.
Discussion: paidContent, HipMojo.com, Gawker, Guardian, eWeek, GMSV, Silicon Alley Insider and VentureBeat
Ashkan Karbasfrooshan / HipMojo.com: Andreessen Invests in Content
Ryan Tate / Gawker: Marc Andreessen, Aspiring Blog Mogul
Bobbie Johnson / Guardian: Andreessen launches investment fund
Darryl K. Taft / eWeek: Marc Andreessen Launches New Venture Capital Firm
John Murrell / GMSV: Andreessen opens fund with ceremonial throwing out of the first hundred pitches
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider: Andreessen Horowitz Launches With $300 Million Fund
Chris OBrien / SiliconBeat:
The Curious Case Of Marc Andreessen, Part 2
The Curious Case Of Marc Andreessen, Part 2
Discussion: Mercury News, Internet Evolution, Digits and Gawker
Scott Duke Harris / Mercury News: Andreessen launches high-profile venture capital firm
Chris Poley / Internet Evolution: VC Fund Puts Andreessen on Hot Seat
Pui-Wing Tam / Digits: Venture Fundraising: No Problem for Andreessen-Horowitz
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Slide Cuts Ad-Staff, Shifts Focus — Max Levchin's Slide, a San Francisco-based start-up that caught the Facebook application wave early made a strategic shift, refocusing its revenue efforts on higher-margin premium advertising that included brand sponsorships for many of its well known applications such as Super Poke.
Ashkan Karbasfrooshan / HipMojo.com: Slide: $500M I Think Not — Slide raised $58M and today lays off …
Jessica E. Vascellaro / Digits:
Yahoo to Formally Launch New Research Tool — Search Pad, a search feature Yahoo has been developing to help users store and organize their search results, is set to be released to the public Tuesday, according to people familiar with the company's plans. — Yahoo has been testing the feature …
Discussion: internetnews.com, Between the Lines, Computerworld, eWeek, L.A. Times Tech Blog, paidContent, TechCrunch, CNET News and Search Engine Land
Juan Carlos Perez / Computerworld: Yahoo enhances and broadens access to Search Pad tool
Clint Boulton / eWeek: Yahoo Search Pad Exits Beta to Boost Web Research
Alex Pham / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Yahoo adds Search Pad feature
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Yahoo To Launch New Search Note Feature
Rafe Needleman / CNET News: Yahoo Search Pad: An online notebook that watches you
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land: Yahoo Search Pad To Launch Tomorrow
Anthony Ha / VentureBeat: Yahoo to release Search Pad for your web notes
Elizabeth Woyke / Forbes:
Motorola Woos Android Developers — The cellphone maker is investing in developers months before its Android phones launch. — It's no secret that Motorola Co-Chief Executive Sanjay Jha is betting on Google's Android mobile platform to bolster his company's faltering cellphone business.
Discussion: mocoNews, Engadget Mobile, FierceDeveloper and Techgeist, Thanks:mrinaldesai
Chris Ziegler / Engadget Mobile: Motorola's dev programs reveal some Android table scraps
Jason Ankeny / FierceDeveloper: Motorola courting Android developers
Michael Klurfeld / Techgeist: Motorola Talking Up Android to Developers
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb:
Facebook's Own Estimates Show Declining Student Numbers; Now More Grandparents Than High School Users — How fickle are kids these days? Just when all the grown ups started figuring out Facebook, college and high school users have declined in absolute number by 20% and 15% respectively …
Discussion: iStrategyLabs, Thanks:atul
Peter Corbett / iStrategyLabs: 2009 Facebook Demographics and Statistics Report …
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo:
Nokia N97 Review: Nokia Is Doomed — The N97 is Nokia's attempt to stand tall in an unfamiliar, hostile world populated by the iPhone, Pre and Android the only way it knows how: by throwing the kitchen sink at them. If this is it, they're doomed. — Okay, maybe you don't think that's true …
Discussion: Alec Saunders SquawkBox, Technologizer, Edible Apple, TechRadar.com and GigaOM
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Is Nokia Toast? — Gizmodo's Matt Buchanan has posted a review …
Gareth Beavis / TechRadar.com: Nokia flatly denies Android rumours
Kevin Kelleher / The Big Money:
The Return Of The Pay Wall — Newspapers have declared free content the enemy. But who are the allies? — Journalism Online's model resembles the pay-wall structure in place at some Dow Jones publications. And that's where its vulnerabilities lie. The Journal and Barron's are must-reads …
Discussion: Internet Evolution and Patricia Handschiegel
Jon Stokes / Ars Technica:
Taking flight: why the iPhone still beats Pre for air travel — If you're one of the handful of people who follows me on Twitter, you know that I (plus wife and eight-month-old baby) was stuck in New York's JFK airport for two days with no luggage, no laptop power cord, and a Palm Pre.
Discussion: The iPhone Blog, TUAW, MacDailyNews and digg.com
Rene Ritchie / The iPhone Blog: iPhone Beats Palm Pre at Air Travel?
Tim Wasson / TUAW: iPhone vs. Pre: The best air-travel companion
Microsoft Security Advisory (972890) — Vulnerability in Microsoft Video ActiveX Control Could Allow Remote Code Execution — Version: 1.0 — Microsoft is investigating a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Video ActiveX Control. An attacker who successfully exploited …
Discussion: internetnews.com, Microsoft Help and Support, MSRC, Computerworld, Security Research & Defense, SANS Internet Storm Center …, Graham Cluley's blog, Security Fix, InformationWeek, Zero Day, BetaNews, Download Squad, eWeek, F-Secure Antivirus …, CNET News, TG Daily, Threatpost Blog, Security Watch, Ars Technica, TechSpot, Network World, SC Magazine US News, Neowin.net, Donna's SecurityFlash, Gizmodo and DailyFinance
Gregg Keizer / Computerworld: Microsoft confirms attacks against IE6, IE7
Security Research & Defense: New vulnerability in MPEG2TuneRequest ActiveX Control Object in msvidctl.dll
Stephen Hall / SANS Internet Storm Center, InfoCON: 0-day in Microsoft DirectShow (msvidctl.dll) used in drive-by attacks
Graham Cluley / Graham Cluley's blog: Zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft DirectShow
Brian Krebs / Security Fix: Microsoft: Attacks on Unpatched Windows Flaw
Dave Methvin / InformationWeek: Is Internet Explorer Share Really Plummeting?
Scott M. Fulton, III / BetaNews: Don't wait for Microsoft's patch: Secure Windows now from today's 0-day
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Microsoft Will Begin Enterprise Internet Explorer Push
Response / F-Secure Antivirus Research Weblog: F-Secure ISTP and the 0-day vulnerability in MSVIDCTL.DLL
Elinor Mills / CNET News: Microsoft warns of hole in Video ActiveX control
Wolfgang Gruener / TG Daily: Microsoft warns and fixes vulnerability in ActiveX control without use
Larry Seltzer / Security Watch: Microsoft Confirms DirectX Vulnerability
Emil Protalinski / Ars Technica: Microsoft warns of Video ActiveX flaw; Vista unaffected
Justin Mann / TechSpot: Microsoft warns world of critical security flaw
Andrew Lyle / Neowin.net: Microsoft warns of serious IE exploit discovered
Donna / Donna's SecurityFlash: Microsoft Windows MSVidCtl Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (0day)
Dan Nosowitz / Gizmodo: Microsoft Warns Users of Serious Security Hole in Software
Nikhil Hutheesing / DailyFinance: Microsoft's Michael Jackson problem: Redmond issues an alert
Dan Goodin / The Register:
Windows users ambushed by attack on fresh IE flaw
Windows users ambushed by attack on fresh IE flaw
Discussion: McAfee Avert Labs, Computerworld, eWeek and InformationWeek
Gregg Keizer / Computerworld: Hackers exploit second DirectShow zero-day using thousands of hijacked sites
Brian Prince / eWeek: Microsoft Vulnerability Targeted in New Drive-by Attack
George Hulme / InformationWeek: Zero-Day Hits Microsoft DirectShow
David Lawsky / Reuters:
Facebook revenue to be “billions” in 5 years: board member — SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook will likely be posting billions of dollars in revenue in five years, up from about $500 million this year, according to Silicon Valley entrepreneur Mark Andreessen who sits on Facebook's board.
Discussion: Guardian, TECH.BLORGE.com, Inside Facebook, Between the Lines, Silicon Alley Insider, eWeek, All Facebook, The Social, paidContent, Mashable!, MediaFile, Seeking Alpha and Fortune
Kevin Anderson / Guardian: Web pioneer launches fund, pulls back curtain on Facebook
Justin Smith / Inside Facebook: Andreessen: Facebook Revenues To Pass $500 Million in 2009, Wouldn't Sell Shares Yet
Nicholas Carlson / Silicon Alley Insider: Facebook Revenues Will Pass $500 Million In 2009, Says Board Member
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Facebook Will Make $500M Revenue in 2009, Says Andreessen
Caroline McCarthy / The Social: Andreessen: Facebook revenue to top $500 million in '09
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Facebook Board Member Andreessen Pegs '09 Revenue At Over $500 Million
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!: Facebook's '09 Revenue to Top $500 Million
Franklin Paul / MediaFile: Get ready for Facebook's billion$
Kevin Maney / Fortune: Marc Andreessen puts his money where his mouth is
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Maybe The Palm Pre Isn't Selling So Well, After All — My, how time flies in the tech world. It was only one month ago today that the Palm Pre launched to the public, giving users their first chance to try out WebOS first hand. Critical response to the device was generally positive …
Tricia Duryee / mocoNews: The Palm Pre May Or May Not Be Meeting Expectations
David Olmos / Bloomberg:
Social Security Numbers Can Be Guessed From Data, Study Finds — Social Security numbers, commonly used by criminals in identity theft, can be guessed using information found on Internet social networks such as Facebook and MySpace and other public sources, a study found.
Discussion: Ars Technica, CNET News, New York Times, Wired Science, Science Fair and The Register
Elinor Mills / CNET News: Report: Social Security numbers can be predicted
Hadley Leggett / Wired Science: Social Security Numbers Deduced From Public Data
Mark Pfeifle / Christian Science Monitor:
A Nobel Peace Prize for Twitter? — The free social-messaging utility uniquely documented and personalized the story of hope, heroism, and horror in Iran. — WASHINGTON - — The video gave substance to what seemed so far away. We saw the look in her eyes as they went lifeless.
MG Siegler / TechCrunch: Mother Teresa, MLK, The Dalai Lama And Twitter. …
Chris Matyszczyk / CNET News:
Craigslist, eBay fighting Michael Jackson scalpers — Humanity knows no depths. — On Monday, Craigslist and other sites were adorned with many of those lucky to have won tickets to Tuesday's Michael Jackson memorial service celebrating their good fortune—by trying to sell the free tickets.
Discussion: NewTeeVee, L.A. Now and GigaLaw.com Daily News
Liz Gannes / NewTeeVee: Where to Watch the Michael Jackson Memorial Service
Brady MacDonald / L.A. Now: 'I still can't believe I'm going to the Michael Jackson memorial'
Doug Isenberg / GigaLaw.com Daily News: Michael Jackson Memorial Ticket Holders Go Online
Gavin Clarke / The Register:
Microsoft promises no patent prosecution of open-source .NET — Ubuntu joins Debian Mono denials — Understand how application security is evolving — Microsoft is promising not to pursue patent claims against Linux and open-source software using the open-source implementation of .NET, Project Mono.
Discussion: Port 25 and All about Microsoft
Peter Galli / Port 25: The ECMA C# and CLI Standards
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft: Microsoft removes a hurdle for Mono
Ronen Halevy / BerryReview.com:
HOT!!! RIM Working On Enhanced Gmail Plugin - Conversation View, Archive, Labels, Search, & More! — I have been waiting to hear this for a long time. Josep let me know about a thread on BlackBerryForum(de) where detailed leaked about an upcoming Enhanced Gmail Plugin.
Discussion: Boy Genius Report, IntoMobile, Engadget, Phone Arena, I4U News, InformationWeek, BlackBerry Cool, Lockergnome Blog Network and Ubergizmo
Robert Evans / I4U News: Enhanced Gmail For BlackBerry Coming.
Steve Halzinski / BlackBerry Cool: RIM developing an Enhanced Gmail Plugin for BlackBerry
Matt Hartley / Lockergnome Blog Network: BlackBerry Gmail Plugin Coming Soon
Claire Cain Miller / New York Times:
Venture Capitalists Look for a Return to the A B C's — SAN FRANCISCO — For a group accustomed to looking outward for the next big thing, Silicon Valley's venture capitalists are getting very introspective these days. — Much of the soul searching along Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park …
Tom Taulli / BloggingStocks: Marc Andreessen gets in the VC game
Chris Foresman / Ars Technica:
The hazy future of Web typography — Current technology can break Web type free from the Georgia/Verdana prison, but getting all the stakeholders—Web designers, type designers, font vendors, and browser vendors—to agree on a standard may be a bigger challenge than the technology.
Dan Frakes / Macworld:
TomTom for iPhone en route — Among the third-party products demonstrated during June's WWDC keynote, the one that may have generated the most anticipation was TomTom's TomTom for iPhone. This combination of an iPhone app providing turn-by-turn driving directions and a hardware accessory …
Discussion: Edible Apple and digg.com
Nokia and Symbian: Forget about Android, it's all about Cutey (Qt) — Nokia, the world's largest phone handset maker, is denying reports stemming from “industry insiders” that it is developing a smartphone that runs on Google's Android software. Nokia said, “everyone knows that Symbian …
Discussion: Gear Live and FierceWireless
Andru Edwards / Gear Live: Nokia Denies Android Smartphone Development
Mike Dano / FierceWireless: Nokia denies Android smartphone plans
Ben Parr / Mashable!:
BackType Releases Tweetcount to Challenge Tweetmeme for Retweets — Retweets have quickly become the best way to share great links on Twitter. And as we explained in our guide to retweeting, there are many ways to retweet and to track retweets. The most recognized brand in this area though is Tweetmeme …
Porn Downloads Strain Japan's Mobile Phone Network, Prompting DoCoMo Curbs — Takeshi says he pays 6,300 yen ($66) a month to NTT DoCoMo Inc. for unlimited Internet access, allowing him to download adult movies on his mobile phone. — “A mobile is far handier than a computer for Internet access …
Discussion: The Register and PC World
Lester Haines / The Register: Smut downloads pound Japan's 3G network
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
AIM Embraces The Lifestream — AOL took another step towards fully embracing the lifestream today with the release of a slew of new AIM clients in beta and a new AIM Lifestream site, which brings together status updates from your AIM buddies with your activity streams from Facebook and Twitter.
Discussion: WMPoweruser.com and AOL Beta Central, Thanks:mrinaldesai
Harry McCracken / Technologizer:
iPods With Video Cameras? Sure. iPods With Projectors? I'm Skeptical. — Judging the accuracy of Apple rumors may not be a cakewalk, but one technique is surprisingly effective and obvious: Ask yourself if past Apple history suggests that a rumor sounds like something the company would do.
Discussion: AdAge, ithinkdifferent and AppleInsider
Abbey Klaassen / AdAge: Video Cameras in iPods: Bad News for YouTube?
Imran Hussain / ithinkdifferent: New-gen iPod Touch to have a camera, video capture and be very fast
Rik Myslewski / The Register:
Projector-phones due by Christmas?
Projector-phones due by Christmas?
Discussion: Network World, DigiTimes, The Toybox, The Apple Core, Mac Soda, MacRumors and 9 to 5 Mac
Yoni Heisler / Network World: Report: Apple to add micro projectors to upcoming iPhone and iPod Touch models
Jennifer Bergen / The Toybox: Pico projector phones by the end of this year?
Jason D. O'Grady / The Apple Core: It's too soon for a pico projector in the iPhone
Mike Contaxis / Mac Soda: Micro-Projectors For New iPhone? Not Quite...
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Apple to Add Micro Projectors to iPhone and iPod Touch?
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: iPhones and iPod to have micro-projectors by the end of the year?