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: Ars Technica, Engadget, Fast Company, internetnews.com, Digital Daily, Download Squad, SFGate, Silicon Alley Insider, The iPhone Blog, mocoNews, ChannelWeb, Gear Live, Between the Lines, MacRumors, Unwired View, TechCrunch, Crave, Boy Genius Report, Techgeist, jkOnTheRun, Mashable!, InformationWeek, Pocket-lint.com, Gadgetell, PreCentral.net, IntoMobile, all things Pre, Gadget Lab, Palm WebOS, SlashGear, AppScout, I4U News, Palm webOS Blog, Network World, Daring Fireball, The Apple Core, OSNews, Electronista, ITworld.com, Alice Hill's Real Tech News and Gizmodo
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
Tricia Duryee / mocoNews: Palm Opens Floodgates To App Catalog, Kind Of
Andrew R Hickey / ChannelWeb: Palm Finds Its ‘Mojo’ With WebOS SDK
Andru Edwards / Gear Live: Palm WebOS Mojo SDK now available to all
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines: Palm launches webOS SDK, aims to bolster app lineup
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Palm Opens Up Mojo SDK to All App Developers
Ilinca Nita / Unwired View: Palm makes the Mojo SDK available to everyone
Bonnie Cha / Crave: The gadget blog: Palm releases Mojo SDK Beta for WebOS
Zach Epstein / Boy Genius Report: Oh hi, developers; Palm opens Mojo SDK
Alex Wilhelm / Techgeist: Want To Code A Pre App? Get To It!
James Kendrick / jkOnTheRun: Palm Pre Mojo SDK Freely Available: Apps Needed
Marin Perez / InformationWeek: Palm Releases Mojo webOS SDK
Amy-Mae Elliott / Pocket-lint.com: Palm opens Mojo webOS SDK to all
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
Shawn Brown / Palm WebOS: Palm releases Mojo SDK to developers
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!
John Cox / Network World: Palm liberates the Mojo SDK for webOS
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Palm's Mojo SDK Now Available 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
Paul Krill / ITworld.com: Palm Pre SDK is out
Michael Santo / Alice Hill's Real Tech News: Mojo SDK Released to All (Finally)
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
Nick Mediati / PC World: MS Exec: Apple Complained About Laptop Hunters Ads
Peter Burrows / BusinessWeek: Microsoft's Ad Campaigns: Have They Changed Your Mind?
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: About Those Totally Unscripted Microsoft Commercials...
Steven Musil / CNET News: Microsoft: Apple wanted ‘Laptop Hunters’ ads pulled
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
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Microsoft COO Received “Greatest Single Phone Call” …
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.
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
Eric Slivka / MacRumors iPhone Blog: Google Brings “Search With My Location” to Safari on iPhone 3.0
Jessica Dolcourt / CNET News: Google's Location comes to iPhone's Safari
Darrell Etherington / TheAppleBlog: Google Brings Local Web Search to iPhone via Safari
Greg Sterling / Local Mobile Search: Google Taps Safari for Location on the iPhone
Todd Ogasawara / MobileContentToday: Google My Location for iPhone 3.0 Only Available if You Logout!
Kevin Purdy / Lifehacker: Google Mobile Adds Local Search to iPhone 3.0
Eric M. Zeman / Phone Scoop: Google Grants iPhone Browser Location Powers
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 and Gawker
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Brainstorm Tech: Steve Jobs spotted at a Coldplay concert
Ryan Tate / Gawker: Steve Jobs, Coldplay Groupie
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: Computerworld, PC World, LIVEdigitally, Bits, BoomTown, Joho the Blog and New York Times
Gregg Keizer / Computerworld: Hacker break-in of Twitter e-mail yields secret docs
Ian Paul / PC World: Will Twitter Sue TechCrunch?
Claire Cain Miller / Bits: The Debate Over Publishing Stolen Twitter Documents
Kara Swisher / BoomTown: TwitterGate: Out Damned Spot!
Davidw / Joho the Blog: Techcrunch's RT of @Ev email
Ryan Tate / Gawker:
Surprise: Twitter Would Rather You Not Follow the Site That Leaked Its Hacked Files
Surprise: Twitter Would Rather You Not Follow the Site That Leaked Its Hacked Files
Discussion: Twittercism, Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim and Twitterrati
Mark Evans / Twitterrati: Twitter: Show Me the Revenue (Stream)!
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, Newlaunches.com, Web Browsers, MobileCrunch, CrackBerry.com blogs, IntoMobile, 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
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Is There Really a Recovery in the Works? Time to Check With Google. — Is the ad market really starting to rebound? Or is the (muted, cautious) happy talk we we're hearing this spring just happy talk? Time to take a peek at Google's quarterly earnings this afternoon, which might give us some insight.
Discussion: Reuters, Dealscape and Seeking Alpha
Sara Behunek / Dealscape: Google second-quarter earnings preview
Dealscape / Seeking Alpha: Google Q2: What to Expect
Quentin Hardy / Forbes: Why Google's Still Got It
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, Download Squad, Between the Lines, ReadWriteWeb, 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
Lee Mathews / Download Squad: ASK DLS: What do you think about Mozilla passing the collection plate …
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb: Like That Firefox Add-on? New Contributions Program will Encourage You to Pay
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
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, Crave, Windows Connected, GMSV, Boy Genius Report, I4U News, IDC and Silicon Alley Insider
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.
Dan Ackerman / Crave: The gadget blog: Apple drops to No. 5 in laptop sales — are cheaper MacBooks the answer?
Matt Freestone / Windows Connected: Apple losing market share, looks like ‘PC Hunter’ ads are effective...
John Murrell / GMSV: Keep punching in the clinches, champ, you're getting to him
Robert Evans / I4U News: Apple Loses Ground in Computer Sales.
Preethi Dumpala / Silicon Alley Insider: Apple Drops To Fifth In Laptop Sales
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 Ed Expects ‘Almost All’ Papers To Charge Online In 2010
Alfred Hermida / Reportr.net: Questions over who would be willing to pay for online news
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: PC Magazine, MobileCrunch, MacRumors iPhone Blog, DSLreports, TUAW and Macworld
Sean Ludwig / PC Magazine: Hands On: Comcast's iPhone App
Eric Slivka / MacRumors iPhone Blog: “Comcast Mobile App” Hits the App Store
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 …
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: Google wants to know how you'd change broadband
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM: Google Wants YOU to Fight a Beltway Battle for Broadband
Richard Whitt / Google Public Policy Blog:
Submit your ideas to change the face of broadband
Submit your ideas to change the face of broadband
Discussion: Ars Technica, dailywireless.org and Epicenter
Matthew Lasar / Ars Technica: Google, New America ease National Broadband Plan feedback
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: Broadband Nation: A New Moonshot
Ryan Singel / Epicenter: Feds Need Your Broadband Suggestions, Google Says
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?
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: Silicon Alley Insider, PC World, InformationWeek and TECH.BLORGE.com
Preethi Dumpala / Silicon Alley Insider: Amazon Replacing Cracked Kindles For Free
Jared Newman / PC World: Amazon Will Replace Cracked Kindles
Antone Gonsalves / InformationWeek: Amazon Promises To Replace Cracked Kindles
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: broadstuff and Softpedia News
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: Facing the music and paying the Piper
Emma Barnett / Telegraph:
Music fans still prefer buying CDs over downloads
Music fans still prefer buying CDs over downloads
Discussion: Maximum PC all and Music Ally
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, 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
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!: Would You Share Your Final Wishes With Google?
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.
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Google Reader Gets (Another) Social Media Makeover
Jenna Bilotta / Official Google Reader Blog: Following, liking and people searching
Thomas Claburn / InformationWeek: Google Reader Goes Social
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?
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.”
Rich Miller / Data Center Knowledge:
Google's Chiller-less Data Center — The equipment yard at the Google data center in Belgium features no chillers. (Photo from Google) — Google (GOOG) has begun operating a data center in Belgium that has no chillers to support its cooling systems, a strategy that will improve …
Discussion: GigaOM, Between the Lines and The Register
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM: Google Gets Shifty With Its Data Center Operations
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines: Google's Belgium data center: Hold the chillers
Cade Metz / The Register: Google data center born without chillers
Jacqui Cheng / Ars Technica:
12% of e-mail users have actually tried to buy stuff from spam — Be honest: have you ever responded to a spam e-mail? Do you know anyone who has? If you're like most of us at Ars, you can't fathom why anyone would respond to most of the messages we get, but a new study released …
Ian Paul / PC World: Spam: Still A Shopper's Paradise
John Leyden / The Register: High spam response powers junk mail economy
Dave Parrack / TECH.BLORGE.com: Spam email fools millions of American Internet users
Patricio Robles / the Econsultancy blog: What you can learn from the success of spam email
Chris Murphy / InformationWeek: Does Spam Work For IT Services?
Victor Godinez / techblog.dallasnews.com: 12 percent of e-mail users have tried to buy something from spam
Robert Lemos / Technology Review: Catching Spammers in the Act
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 and Electronista
Donald Melanson / Engadget: Dell debuts Vostro All In One desktop
Michelle Maisto / eWeek: Dell Vostro All-In-One Desktop Expands Small Business PC Lineup
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 …
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Bill Gates' Latest Venture: Stopping Hurricanes
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
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: BetaNews, CNET News, ZDNet Government, 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
Richard Koman / ZDNet Government: Rosso pitches Pirate Bay to Hollywood - and the cloud
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: PC World, Bloomberg, ReadWriteWeb, Reuters, CircleID, TechCrunch, Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim and p2pnet
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: Canada Tells Facebook to Improve Its Privacy Practices
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch: Canadian Privacy Commissioner Says Facebook Is Full Of Holes
Frank Reed / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: Facebook Told to Improve Privacy Practices - Oh, Canada!
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”.
James Niccolai / PC World:
Sun Shareholders Approve Oracle Merger — Sun Microsystems' shareholders voted on Thursday to approve the company's acquisition by Oracle, but not by a wide margin. — Shareholders holding about 62 percent of Sun's stock voted in favor of the deal at a special meeting at Sun's offices in Santa Clara …
Discussion: The Register, Wall Street Journal and Reuters
Timothy Prickett Morgan / The Register: Sun shareholders approve Oracle deal
Jessica Hodgson / Wall Street Journal: Sun Holders Approve Oracle Deal
Jim Finkle / Reuters: Sun shareholders approve sale to Oracle
Jordan Golson / GigaOM:
Yahoo's Number Ones, So Much More Than Search — Sure, Yahoo might be second in search (which is still, in and of itself, pretty good), but the company is far from a has-been — I know a ton of startups that would kill for the eyeballs that it snags in many of its market categories …
Discussion: Search Engine Land and Silicon Alley Insider
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land: Yahoo Dominates The Web, Just Not In Search