Karen Wickre / The Official Google Blog:
Google accounts on Twitter — Like lots of you, we've been drawn into Twitter this year. After all, we're all about frequent updates ourselves, and there's lots happening around here that we want to share with you. Of course, we enjoy watching, and contributing to, the tweetstream (we hope you find our tweets useful, too).
Discussion: VentureBeat, TECH.BLORGE.com, Search Engine Land, Google Watch, InformationWeek and BBC
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Google has 45 accounts on Twitter — why not just buy them?
Sean P. Aune / TECH.BLORGE.com: Google professes its love for Twitter
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land: Google Posts List Of All Its Official Twitter Accounts
Eric Zeman / InformationWeek: Want To Follow Google On Twitter? Here Are All Of Google's Twitter Accounts
Rory Cellan-Jones / BBC: Royal household turns to Twitter
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
How Much Does Google Like Twitter? — This much. — That's 44 accounts by my count. Where are all those Jaiku accounts? — Still think they have no interest in the micro-messaging service? Of course they do. It just may cost them more than a billion dollars to satisfy their fixation.
Tim Greene / Network World:
How to use electrical outlets and cheap lasers to steal data — If attackers intent on data theft can tap into an electrical socket near a computer or if they can draw a bead on the machine with a laser, they can steal whatever is being typed into it. — How to execute these attacks …
Brad Stone / New York Times:
Twitter Nabs a Legal Eagle from Google — Twitter, the popular micro-blogging service, has stolen a prominent Google lawyer. — The startup has hired Alexander Macgillivray, associate general counsel for products and intellectual property at Google, to be its general counsel, according to a person with knowledge of the hiring.
Discussion: MediaMemo, Silicon Alley Insider, Mashable! and TechCrunch
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: A Google Lawyer Waves Goodbye, Lands at Twitter
Pete Cashmore / Mashable!: Twitter Grabs a Google Lawyer
Justin Mullins / New Scientist:
Memristor minds: The future of artificial intelligence — For similar stories, visit the Robots and The Human Brain Topic Guides — EVER had the feeling something is missing? If so, you're in good company. Dmitri Mendeleev did in 1869 when he noticed four gaps in his periodic table.
Ian Paul / PC World:
Does Google Know Too Much About You? — Do you trust Google? If you use its multitude of online services on a daily basis you might, but is that assumption wise? For some, Google is a wonderful company with a broad selection of useful online tools that make life easier …
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Microsoft Gazelle Could Take On Google Chrome OS
Robert Evans / I4U News: Google Has Your Voice: Should You Worry?
Eric Pfanner / New York Times:
New Chief Defends U.S. Base for Agency That Manages Internet — PARIS — The U.S.-based agency that regulates Internet addresses, facing criticism that it is too America-centric, remains the best guardian of a “single, unified, global Internet,” according its new chief executive.
Kfury / fox @ fury:
Google's Apple Moment — There's been a bit of commentary of late regarding Google's recently announced Chrome OS and how it relates to Android. Specifically, Anil Dash and John Gruber question the wisdom of producing two distinct OSes. — Anil Dash writes, Google's Microsoft Moment:
Discussion: Technologizer, Google Operating System and Asa Dotzler, Thanks:atul
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Is Google Apple...or Microsoft? Neither, I Hope!
Alex Chitu / Google Operating System: Google's Changing Corporate Culture
Anthony / Machine Shop:
The Interactive Twitter Music Chart — We've been frustrated by a few things about music charts recently. One is the issue of chart integrity, the lines between manipulation & engagement and how to keep such a system honest while rewarding the right people.
Jason Wilk / tinyComb: Hype Machine Launches Twitter Music Chart For Real-Time Music Ranking AweSmNess
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: The Hype Machine's New Twitter Music Chart Is Too Easy To RickRoll
Soulskill / Slashdot:
UK's National Portrait Gallery Threatens To Sue Wikipedia User — The National Portrait Gallery of London is threatening litigation against a Wikipedia user over his uploading of pictures of some 3,000 paintings, all 19th century or earlier and firmly in the public domain. Their claim?
Dwight / blogs.chron.com:
A major Windows 7 upgrade question gets an answer — On Monday, Microsoft is expected to announce that it's done with Windows 7, and the code will be dispatched to manufacturers of PCs and the factories that will burn it onto retail DVDs. — On Oct. 22, you'll be able to buy the fruits of Microsoft's more than three years of labor.
Discussion: ithinkdifferent, Lockergnome Blog Network, Download Squad, Maximum PC all, Windows 7 Center and geeksmack.net
Mike Musgrove / Washington Post:
Click by Click, Reviewers Gain Clout — If you value your spare time, don't start posting comments and reviews on Amazon, Mark Espinosa suggests. It can be a hard habit to break. — Given his rank as the online retailer's No. 1 reviewer, he would certainly know.