The Official Palm Blog:
Mojo SDK available to all — After a successful early access program, Palm's Mojo Software Development Kit is available to all interested app developers. The SDK can be downloaded from a new developer portal — Palm webOSdev — at developer.palm.com. Any interested developer …
Discussion: Engadget, internetnews.com, Digital Daily, Download Squad, Ars Technica, Fast Company, Between the Lines, SFGate, Boy Genius Report, The iPhone Blog, ChannelWeb, Silicon Alley Insider, InformationWeek, Crave, Gear Live, mocoNews, PreCentral.net, IntoMobile, all things Pre, Gadget Lab, jkOnTheRun, Unwired View, Mashable!, Palm WebOS, CrunchGear, SlashGear, Techgeist, AppScout, I4U News, Palm webOS Blog, TechSpot, MacRumors, Network World, Pocket-lint.com, Gadgetell, The Apple Core, OSNews, Electronista, Daring Fireball, ITworld.com, Alice Hill's Real Tech News, Gizmodo and CellPassion
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget: Palm makes Mojo SDK beta and docs publicly available, officially …
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Palm Pre Apps Catalog Hopefully a Bit Less Sparse by Fall
Victor Agreda, Jr / Download Squad: Palm finally unleashes Mojo SDK so you can make webOS fart apps for the Pre
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines: Palm launches webOS SDK, aims to bolster app lineup
Zach Epstein / Boy Genius Report: Oh hi, developers; Palm opens Mojo SDK
Andrew R Hickey / ChannelWeb: Palm Finds Its ‘Mojo’ With WebOS SDK
Marin Perez / InformationWeek: Palm Releases Mojo webOS SDK
Bonnie Cha / Crave: The gadget blog: Palm releases Mojo SDK Beta for WebOS
Andru Edwards / Gear Live: Palm WebOS Mojo SDK now available to all
Tricia Duryee / mocoNews: Palm Opens Floodgates To App Catalog, Kind Of
Dieter Bohn / PreCentral.net: Palm Releases Mojo SDK!
Will Park / IntoMobile: Palm pushes WebOS Mojo SDK to all devs!
Tony Peric / all things Pre: Sprint Holding an Open Developer Conference
Priya Ganapati / Gadget Lab: Palm Offers Pre Software Developers Kit to All
James Kendrick / jkOnTheRun: Palm Pre Mojo SDK Freely Available: Apps Needed
Ilinca Nita / Unwired View: Palm makes the Mojo SDK available to everyone
Shawn Brown / Palm WebOS: Palm releases Mojo SDK to developers
Alex Wilhelm / Techgeist: Want To Code A Pre App? Get To It!
Jamie Lendino / AppScout: Breaking: Palm Releases Mojo SDK for Palm Pre
Robert Evans / I4U News: Palm Opens App Development For webOS.
Kindaskimpy / Palm webOS Blog: Mojo SDK Available to All - Right Now!
Jose Vilches / TechSpot: Palm releases Mojo SDK Beta for webOS
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Palm Opens Up Mojo SDK to All App Developers
John Cox / Network World: Palm liberates the Mojo SDK for webOS
Amy-Mae Elliott / Pocket-lint.com: Palm opens Mojo webOS SDK to all
Jason D. O'Grady / The Apple Core: iTunes 8.2.1 stops Palm Pre from syncing
Thom Holwerda / OSNews: Palm Releases webOS Mojo SDK to All
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Palm's Mojo SDK Now Available to All
Paul Krill / ITworld.com: Palm Pre SDK is out
Michael Santo / Alice Hill's Real Tech News: Mojo SDK Released to All (Finally)
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo: Palm Mojo SDK for WebOS Now Available to Anyone, App Submissions Start in Fall
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Twitter's Internal Strategy Laid Bare: To Be “The Pulse Of The Planet” — On Tuesday evening more than 300 confidential Twitter documents and screenshots landed in our inbox. We said we were going to post a handful of them only, and we've spent much of the last 36 hours talking directly …
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider and Internet Evolution, Thanks:atul
Nicholas Carlson / Silicon Alley Insider: Twitter's Preferred List Of Investment Bankers
Nicole Ferraro / Internet Evolution: Twitter Forecasts Imaginary Financials
Sam Bayard / citmedialaw.org:
First Amendment Protects TechCrunch's Publication of (Some) Hacked Twitter Documents — in - Criminal - Journalism - Publication of Private Facts - Twitter — There's an interesting debate afoot about TechCrunch's decision to publish selected documents it received from someone who hacked …
Discussion: MediaPost, Computerworld, PC World, Gawker, Inc.com, BoomTown, Bits, Commentaries and Joho the Blog
Dave Morgan / MediaPost: Yes, It's Stealing — By Any Name
Gregg Keizer / Computerworld: Hacker break-in of Twitter e-mail yields secret docs
Ian Paul / PC World: Will Twitter Sue TechCrunch?
Ryan Tate / Gawker: Surprise: Twitter Would Rather You Not Follow the Site That Leaked Its Hacked Files
Kara Swisher / BoomTown: TwitterGate: Out Damned Spot!
Claire Cain Miller / Bits: The Debate Over Publishing Stolen Twitter Documents
Eric Auchard / Commentaries: Twitter business math: Counting backward from billions
Davidw / Joho the Blog: Techcrunch's RT of @Ev email
Jeremy Toeman / LIVEdigitally:
Publishing Twitter's stolen docs: the prisoner's dilemma in action
Publishing Twitter's stolen docs: the prisoner's dilemma in action
Discussion: Gawker, DailyTech and New York Times
Emil Protalinski / Ars Technica:
Apple demanded Microsoft to stop its Laptop Hunters ads — According to a Microsoft executive, Apple legal isn't too happy with Microsoft's Laptop Hunters ads. — Kevin Turner, Microsoft's Chief Operating Officer, told partners during his Worldwide Partner Conference keynote …
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Microsoft On Offensive Against Apple, Says Executive
Peter Burrows / BusinessWeek: Microsoft's Ad Campaigns: Have They Changed Your Mind?
Nick Mediati / Macworld: MS Exec: Apple complained about Laptop Hunters ads
Steven Musil / CNET News: Microsoft: Apple wanted ‘Laptop Hunters’ ads pulled
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: About Those Totally Unscripted Microsoft Commercials...
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: Apple Begged Microsoft to Stop Running ‘Laptop Hunter’ Ads
Michael Klurfeld / Techgeist: Laptop Hunters Will Have to Go
Ron Schenone / Lockergnome Blog Network: Apple To Microsoft - Stop Those Ads!
Thom Holwerda / OSNews: ‘Apple Asked Microsoft To Take Down Laptop Hunter Ads’
Devin Coldewey / CrunchGear: The Microsoft Store is real, first locations to open this fall
Amy-Mae Elliott / Pocket-lint.com: Microsoft to target Apple Stores for new shop locations
Wayne Rosso / THE MUSiC VOiD:
Exclusive: The Pirate Bay 2.0 — Dateline London: On June 30, news broke that The Pirate Bay had been purchased by a little known publicly traded company named Global Gaming Factory X based in Stockholm. Having been through the p2p wars in my own rite, the only thing I could think was …
Discussion: Download Squad, BetaNews, TorrentFreak and Perceptric Forum
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: The Pirate Bay goes the way of Grokster
Greg Sandoval / CNET News: Music industry wants cut of Pirate Bay sale
Greg Sandoval / CNET News:
Pirate Bay exec no longer compares RIAA to Stalin
Pirate Bay exec no longer compares RIAA to Stalin
Discussion: ZDNet Government
Richard Koman / ZDNet Government: Rosso pitches Pirate Bay to Hollywood - and the cloud
Joshua Siegel / Google Mobile Blog:
Search with My Location for iPhone 3.0. And All that Jazz — I recently visited NYC where I met up with my friend Joanne, a jazz singer with a wonderful 1920's throwback style. I wanted to find a jazz club close to my hotel on the west side for us to meet.
Discussion: TechCrunch, Search Engine Land, I4U News, The iPhone Blog, InformationWeek, Google Watch, Unwired View, TheAppleBlog, CNET News, GigaOM, MacRumors iPhone Blog, FierceMobileContent, Search Engine Journal, Local Mobile Search, Lifehacker, PhoneNews.com, MobileContentToday, Phone Scoop and GPS Obsessed
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land: Google For iPhone Adds “My Location” Feature
Robert Evans / I4U News: Search With ‘My Location’ For iPhone 3.0
Rene Ritchie / The iPhone Blog: iPhone 3.0: Location Aware Google Search via Safari
Darrell Etherington / TheAppleBlog: Google Brings Local Web Search to iPhone via Safari
Jessica Dolcourt / CNET News: Google's Location comes to iPhone's Safari
Eric Slivka / MacRumors iPhone Blog: Google Brings “Search With My Location” to Safari on iPhone 3.0
Greg Sterling / Local Mobile Search: Google Taps Safari for Location on the iPhone
Kevin Purdy / Lifehacker: Google Mobile Adds Local Search to iPhone 3.0
Humberto Saabedra / PhoneNews.com: Google Enables MyLocation on Safari Mobile for iPhone
Todd Ogasawara / MobileContentToday: Google My Location for iPhone 3.0 Only Available if You Logout!
Eric M. Zeman / Phone Scoop: Google Grants iPhone Browser Location Powers
Nick Nguyen / Mozilla Add-ons Blog:
Firefox Add-ons Contributions Pilot — The Firefox Add-ons community is an amazing source of creativity and innovation for Firefox users all over the world. Thousands of developers create add-ons that foreshadow the future of Web browsers, and until today, developers who wanted some sort …
Discussion: VentureBeat, CNET News, Between the Lines, ReadWriteWeb, Download Squad, The Mozilla Blog, Softpedia News, Mashable! and Mozilla Links
Camille Ricketts / VentureBeat: Mozilla looks for handouts for add-on developers
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: Mozilla gives add-on developers a tip jar
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb: Like That Firefox Add-on? New Contributions Program will Encourage You to Pay
Lee Mathews / Download Squad: ASK DLS: What do you think about Mozilla passing the collection plate …
Nicole Loux / The Mozilla Blog: Introducing Firefox Add-ons Contributions Pilot
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Contributions: Help Firefox Add-On Developers by Donating Money
Percy Cabello / Mozilla Links: Mozilla Add-ons lets you support add-on development
Michael Bettiol / Boy Genius Report:
BlackBerry OS 5.0 to have tabbed browsing — You know us; we have nothing for love for RIM but it seems that its case of ADD is a lot worse than previously thought. For the better part of a week we've been playing around with a new beta build of OS 5. and noticed that it has a new feature …
Discussion: I4U News, MobileCrunch, CrackBerry.com blogs, IntoMobile, Newlaunches.com, Web Browsers, Electronista and Phone Arena
Robert Evans / I4U News: Tabbed Browsing Comes to BlackBerry.
Vygantas Lipskas / Web Browsers: BlackBerry OS 5.0 to Have Tabbed Browsing
John Plunkett / Guardian:
‘Almost all’ news sites will charge within a year, predicts FT editor — Building payment platforms is one of key challenges facing news organisations, says Financial Times editor Lionel Barber — The Financial Times editor, Lionel Barber, has predicted that “almost all” …
Discussion: blogs.telegraph.co.uk, paidContent and Reportr.net
Shane Richmond / blogs.telegraph.co.uk: The newspaper paywall argument still doesn't make sense
Robert Andrews / paidContent: FT Editor Expects ‘Almost All’ Papers To Charge Online In 2010
Alfred Hermida / Reportr.net: Questions over who would be willing to pay for online news
Apple drops to 5th in US computer sales — Apple has sunk a full position in the US computer market during the spring, according to early estimates by IDC. The Mac producer is expected to have dropped from fourth place in the winter to fifth in the spring as it should have shipped 12.4 …
Discussion: Ars Technica, Digital Daily, Between the Lines, Techgeist, Crave, GMSV, Boy Genius Report, I4U News, Windows Connected, Silicon Alley Insider and OpsanBlog
Chris Foresman / Ars Technica: Apple market share up or down, depending on who you ask
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Mac Shipments Up. Also, Mac Shipments Down.
Alex Wilhelm / Techgeist: Apple Now 5th Largest Shipper Of Computers
Dan Ackerman / Crave: The gadget blog: Apple drops to No. 5 in laptop sales — are cheaper MacBooks the answer?
John Murrell / GMSV: Keep punching in the clinches, champ, you're getting to him
Robert Evans / I4U News: Apple Loses Ground in Computer Sales.
Matt Freestone / Windows Connected: Apple losing market share, looks like ‘PC Hunter’ ads are effective...
Preethi Dumpala / Silicon Alley Insider: Apple Drops To Fifth In Laptop Sales
Michael Coates / OpsanBlog: PC Shipment Numbers .. Acer Up, Apple Down
Google Investor Relations:
GOOGLE ANNOUNCES SECOND QUARTER 2009 RESULTS — Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) today announced financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2009. — “Google had a very good quarter, especially given the continued macro-economic downturn. While most of the world's largest economies shrank …
Discussion: Tech Trader Daily, Search Engine Land, Digits, Between the Lines, Silicon Alley Insider, MediaNama, MediaMemo, Seeking Alpha and Reuters
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: Google Reports Q2: $5.5 Billion
Andrew LaVallee / Digits: Live-Blogging Google Earnings
Sam Diaz / Between the Lines: Google: Nice quarter, but...
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider: Google Earnings: LIVE ANALYSIS
Bryan McCormick / Seeking Alpha: Assessing Google's Earnings Impact
Roman Loyola / Macworld:
First look: Comcast Mobile App for iPhone — Comcast is one of the largest cable TV and Internet service providers in the United States, and the company on Thursday released the Comcast Mobile App for iPhone (iTunes Store link), which allows you to access some of Comcast's services from your iPhone or iPod touch over Wi-Fi.
Discussion: Digits, Silicon Alley Insider, MobileCrunch, PC Magazine, MacRumors iPhone Blog, GottaBeMobile.com, DSLreports and TUAW
Vishesh Kumar / Digits: Comcast Unveils iPhone App
Sean Ludwig / PC Magazine: Hands On: Comcast's iPhone App
Eric Slivka / MacRumors iPhone Blog: “Comcast Mobile App” Hits the App Store
Xavier Lanier / GottaBeMobile.com: Comcast Anounces iPhone App
Eric Slivka / MacRumors Page 2:
Steve Jobs Makes Appearance at Coldplay Concert — One of Coldplay's roadies reports that Steve Jobs attended the band's concert at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California on Monday night and made a backstage visit to chat with some of the band members and other VIPs.
Discussion: Brainstorm Tech, coldplay, Softpedia News, MacDailyNews, Gizmodo and Gawker
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Brainstorm Tech: Steve Jobs spotted at a Coldplay concert
Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo: Steve Jobs Spotted Backstage at Coldplay Concert
Ryan Tate / Gawker: Steve Jobs, Coldplay Groupie
Brier Dudley / Seattle Times:
Amazon makes good on cracked Kindles — Excerpts from the blog After countless calls and e-mails, Amazon.com finally responded to the story we broke Tuesday about a Seattle customer... Excerpts from the blog — After countless calls and e-mails, Amazon.com finally responded to the story …
Discussion: Macworld, Silicon Alley Insider, InformationWeek and TECH.BLORGE.com
Jared Newman / Macworld: Amazon will replace cracked Kindles
Preethi Dumpala / Silicon Alley Insider: Amazon Replacing Cracked Kindles For Free
Antone Gonsalves / InformationWeek: Amazon Promises To Replace Cracked Kindles
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Chrome For Mac Starting To Look Polished — No, it's not ready yet. But it does at least look like the Mac release of Chrome is getting ready for prime time. — Now, let me be clear: I am not testing out that rather bogus “Developer Release” of Chrome that Google announced to placate users last month …
Discussion: Technologizer and blogs.chron.com
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Chrome for OS X, Where Are You?
The Official Google Blog:
Plan ahead: Document and share your health wishes with Google Health — Do you have medical records gathering dust in a pile somewhere? As a doctor and nurse on the Google Health team, we've both had a lot of experience working directly in the healthcare system, with all the bills …
Discussion: TechCrunch, ReadWriteWeb, Obsessable, Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim and Mashable!, Thanks:sinkercat
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb: Pull the Plug or Life Support? Google Wants To Know Your Final Wishes
Barb Dybwad / Obsessable: Google Health adds a document upload feature
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!: Would You Share Your Final Wishes With Google?
Can Bill Gates Control the Weather? — Brennon Slattery — Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft, is a man with a permanent light bulb over his head. His latest idea? Controlling the weather. Sounds insane, but in a patent application recently released to the public …
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider, eWeek and Gearlog
Preethi Dumpala / Silicon Alley Insider: Bill Gates Wants To Stop Hurricanes
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Bill Gates' Latest Venture: Stopping Hurricanes
Dell Aims to Put All-in-one PC on Business Desks — With the aim to reclaim desk space, Dell on Thursday announced its first all-in-one PC for small-and-medium businesses. — The Vostro All-In-One is targeted at SMBs who want a cleaner and productive workspace, said Kirk Schell, director of the Vostro product group at Dell.
Discussion: Engadget, eWeek, Electronista and Obsessable
Donald Melanson / Engadget: Dell debuts Vostro All In One desktop
Michelle Maisto / eWeek: Dell Vostro All-In-One Desktop Expands Small Business PC Lineup
Samuel Axon / Obsessable: Dell Vostro All-in-One
Amy Schatz / Digits:
Will Legalizing Marijuana Win This, Too? — Have an idea for how the federal government could make sure all Americans have access to affordable broadband service? — Google — Google and the Google-funded New America Foundation are launching an effort this morning to help Americans vote …
Discussion: DSLreports, Google Public Policy Blog, CNET News, dailywireless.org and GigaOM
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: Google wants to know how you'd change broadband
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: Broadband Nation: A New Moonshot
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM: Google Wants YOU to Fight a Beltway Battle for Broadband
Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
Google Reader's Social Evolution — For more than a year, Google Reader has been struggling to add social features and almost all the new features were contrived, difficult to use and only cluttered the interface. — Originally, Google Reader's only social feature was sharing items in a public page.
Jenna Bilotta / Official Google Reader Blog: Following, liking and people searching
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Google Reader Gets (Another) Social Media Makeover
Jordan McCollum / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: Google Reader: Now with More Social!
Lee Mathews / Download Squad: Google Reader now 66.6% less antisocial
Mike Abundo / 901am: Google Reader Starts Looking Like Facebook
Charlie Anzman / SEO and Tech Daily: Google Reader - Glitch or not?
Thomas Claburn / InformationWeek: Google Reader Goes Social
IBM Reports 2009 Second-Quarter Results — IBM (NYSE: IBM - News) today announced second-quarter 2009 diluted earnings of $2.32 per share compared with diluted earnings of $1.97 per share in the second quarter of 2008, an increase of 18 percent.
Discussion: Between the Lines and Bloomberg
Katie Hoffmann / Bloomberg: IBM Boosts 2009 Profit Forecast to $9.70 a Share; Stock Climbs
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
MySpace CEO: “Our users don't know if we're a social portal, a music site, or an entertainment hub” — One thing that's great about MySpace CEO Owen Van Natta - his emails to employees always have at least one good sound bite. In June the zinger was his reference to laid off employees as “bloat.”
Discussion: paidContent and paidContent
Robert Andrews / paidContent: Van Natta Taps New Design Execs To Simplify MySpace; Katz, Andrus Leaving
Robert Andrews / paidContent: Katz's MySpace Exit Confirmed, Replaced By Horne
Anne-Marie Hayden / priv.gc.ca:
Facebook needs to improve privacy practices, investigation finds — Privacy Commissioner recommends steps to ensure social networking site better protects the privacy of users and meets the requirements of Canadian privacy legislation — In order to comply with Canadian privacy law …
Discussion: Bloomberg, Reuters, CircleID, PC World, iGeneration, TechCrunch, ReadWriteWeb, Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim and p2pnet
Zack Whittaker / iGeneration: Another kick in Facebook's privacy policies
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch: Canadian Privacy Commissioner Says Facebook Is Full Of Holes
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: Canada Tells Facebook to Improve Its Privacy Practices
Frank Reed / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: Facebook Told to Improve Privacy Practices - Oh, Canada!
Adrian Covert / Gizmodo:
Google's Eyeing Cellphones For Chrome OS — At today's Mobilebeat 2009 Conference, Google VP of Engineering Vic Gundotra spoke about mobile platforms and what enables success. Interestingly enough, Gundotra quickly mentioned web app development as the future of successful mobile platforms.
Discussion: VentureBeat, Electronista and TechCrunch
Rory Cellan-Jones / dot.life:
Green shoots in the music industry? — Is it possible that the music industry has finally spotted the light at the end of the tunnel - and it's not the flashing light on the oncoming Pirate Express locomotive? — This week a big piece of research has come up with two startling conclusions …
Discussion: Telegraph, GeekBrief.TV, broadstuff and Softpedia News
Emma Barnett / Telegraph: Music fans still prefer buying CDs over downloads
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: Facing the music and paying the Piper
Franklin Paul / Reuters:
Palm shares sink after Apple closes iTunes sync — NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shares of Palm Inc fell more than 3 percent on Thursday after Apple Inc closed a loophole in iTunes that had allowed the music management software to be synchronized with Palm's Pre phone.
Discussion: Palm WebOS and Local Mobile Search
Dan Rayburn / The Business Of Online Video:
Ten Years Later, Blockbuster Still Lacks A Digital Media Strategy — Almost ten years ago to the day, on August 24th, 1999, I sat down for dinner at the Mayflower Park Hotel in Seattle with senior executives from Blockbuster about a new video on demand movie service that they claimed, “would forever change the movie industry”.
Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily:
Microsoft: Citing Worries On Windows, Argus Says “Sell” — According to Thomson/First Call, there are 33 sell-side analysts with ratings on Microsoft (MSFT). They count 13 Strong Buys, 10 Buys, 10 Holds and zero Sells or Strong Sells. But that information is a bit out of date: this morning …
Bill Grueskin / paidContent:
Yes, News Sites Are Facing A Crisis, But Aggregators Aren't The Problem — Bill Grueskin is the Dean of Academic Affairs at Columbia University Journalism School. Prior to that, he was deputy managing editor/news for the Wall Street Journal, and before that managing editor of WSJ.com.