Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Yahoo Finally Rolls Out New Homepage to the Masses-and, Drum Roll, It's Good (Plus Screenshots) — Although it's not news that Yahoo has been readying a new version of its homepage and has spent a lot of time doing so-in fact, it's gone all Handy Manny with a whole lot of test renovations …
Discussion: Wall Street Journal, Tech Check with Jim Goldman, internetnews.com, Contentinople, Bits, DailyFinance, TechCrunch, The Register, Between the Lines, GMSV, BBC, Lifehacker, Search Engine Journal, Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim, Tech Central, Pocket-lint.com, Mashable!, p2pnet, mocoNews, Tech Beat, CNET News, Silicon Alley Insider and Shooting at Bubbles
Jessica E. Vascellaro / Wall Street Journal: Yahoo to Launch New Homepage Early
Jim Goldman / Tech Check with Jim Goldman: Yahoo's Finally in the Game Again
Erin Barker / Contentinople: News Bits: Yahoo Intros New Customizable Home Page
Miguel Helft / Bits: Yahoo Plans to Unveil a Revamped Home Page
Nikhil Hutheesing / DailyFinance: Yahoo announces earnings after the closing bell: Can it out-Bing Microsoft?
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch: New Yahoo Home Page Tomorrow. Here's What It Looks Like
Kelly Fiveash / The Register: Yahoo! bites! Web! 2.0! apple! with! homepage! relaunch!
John Murrell / GMSV: Yahoo remodels home, lets you pick the furniture (1)
Maggie Shiels / BBC: Yahoo's front page makeover
Arnold Zafra / Search Engine Journal: Yahoo Rolls Out New Portal Design
Frank Reed / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: Yahoo Unveils New Home Page
Murad Ahmed / Tech Central: Yahoo set to roll out new homepage this week
Duncan Geere / Pocket-lint.com: Yahoo! rolls out new homepage
Jon / p2pnet: Yahoo goes all Handy Manny
Joseph Tartakoff / mocoNews: Yahoo's Home Page Makeover Includes New Links Between Mobile And Desktop Sites
Stephen Shankland / CNET News: Yahoo launching front page open to others' content
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider: 15 Years Of Yahoo Home Pages, 1994-2009
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
Yahoo's New Homepage Gets Personal, Tests Search Filters — When I heard about the call with Yahoo yesterday, which was to feature “a significant announcement,” I thought: “Bing, here it is.” When it turned out the call was about a formal announcement of the new Yahoo homepage I was disappointed; it seemed anti-climactic.
Discussion: BoomTown, Screenwerk, Search Engine Roundtable, Local Mobile Search, MarketingVOX, DailyFinance and ResourceShelf
Kara Swisher / BoomTown: Yahoo Homepages Over the Last 15 Years: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Really Ugly)
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: Yahoo!'s New Homepage and ‘Mojo’
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Roundtable: Yahoo Tries Something Old, Launches New Home Page
Greg Sterling / Local Mobile Search: Yahoo! to Tie New Homepage and Mobile Together
Anthony Massucci / DailyFinance: Yahoo redesigns its homepage, hoping to boost ad revenue
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
What's Up Next For Yahoo? …
What's Up Next For Yahoo? …
Discussion: Seeking Alpha
Michael Arrington / Seeking Alpha: Coming to Yahoo: Better Search, Customizable Content
Clint Boulton / eWeek:
Is Yahoo Home Page Refresh Timed to Temper Tepid Earnings?
Is Yahoo Home Page Refresh Timed to Temper Tepid Earnings?
Ian Paul / PC World: Yahoo Home Page Gets a New Look
Eric Eldon / VentureBeat:
iPhone prototype goes missing; Chinese worker investigated, commits suicide — Last Thursday, 25 year-old Sun Danyong committed suicide after a fourth-generation iPhone prototype he was responsible for went missing. It's a story, from what tech-industry friends in China tell me …
Discussion: Digits, AppleInsider, Macworld, SlashGear, IntoMobile, MacRumors, 9 to 5 Mac, p2pnet, Fast Company, Silicon Alley Insider, GMSV, The Apple Core, Fone Arena, Pocket-lint.com, I4U News, Neowin.net, Techgeist, Softpedia News, Electricpig.co.uk, EverythingiCafe, Gawker, Gizmodo, Gearlog and The Raw Feed, Thanks:atul
Yukari Iwatani Kane / Digits: Reports of Suicide in China Linked to Missing iPhone
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Sun Danyong, 25 year old Foxconn employee, commits suicide …
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Foxconn Employee Reportedly Commits Suicide Over Lost iPhone Prototype [Updated]
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: Tragic death follows fourth-gen iPhone leak
Preethi Dumpala / Silicon Alley Insider: iPhone 4G Gone Missing Drives Chinese Worker To Suicide
John Murrell / GMSV: Think of it as an iPhone without all that AT&T
Jason D. O'Grady / The Apple Core: Chinese worker commits suicide after losing prototype iPhone 4G
Duncan Geere / Pocket-lint.com: 4G iPhone prototype goes missing
Robert Evans / I4U News: Fourth Gen iPhone Leak Causes Suicide.
Alex Wilhelm / Techgeist: iPhone Prototype Missing, Employee Dead
Ben Sillis / Electricpig.co.uk: iPhone prototype lost; man commits suicide
Christopher Meinck / EverythingiCafe: Fourth Gen iPhone Goes Missing, Investigated Worker Commits Suicide
Jason Chen / Gizmodo: Apple Responds, Confirms Foxconn Employee Suicide
Brian Heater / Gearlog: Did Foxconn Employee Kill Self Over Missing iPhone Prototype?
Jim Dalrymple / CNET News:
Apple confirms death of iPhone worker in China — Update at 10:15 a.m. PDT: Comment from Apple added. — Apple confirmed on Tuesday the death of a man who worked at an iPhone plant in China. — According to various Chinese media reports, the worker at Chinese manufacturer Foxconn committed suicide …
Discussion: Gizmodo, Shanghaiist, Gadget Lab, DailyTech and CrunchGear
Brian X. Chen / Gadget Lab: Report: Missing iPhone Prototype Pressured Chinese Worker to Commit Suicide
Eliot Van Buskirk / Epicenter:
Apple Preparing iPod Touch With Camera, Microphone: Source — Rumors have swirled about Apple readying a new version of the iPod Touch with a camera and microphone, which, combined with a Skype account, would pretty much obviate the need for a home phone line once and for all.
Discussion: Tech Trader Daily, VentureBeat, Digital Daily, Engadget, MacRumors, I4U News, IntoMobile, GottaBeMobile.com, The iPhone Blog, Electronista, Fone Arena, ithinkdifferent, Local Mobile Search, CrunchGear, Electricpig.co.uk, tinyComb, Technology Questions, Techgeist, Edible Apple, The Apple Core, EverythingiCafe, techblog.dallasnews.com, Gizmodo, 9 to 5 Mac, Gearlog and TheNextWeb.com
Tiernan Ray / Tech Trader Daily: Apple: UBS Muses on a Notebook From Verizon
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Think of It as an AT&T-Free iPhone
Joseph L. Flatley / Engadget: Next-gen iPod touch rumored to get camera, microphone, fairy dust coating
Robert Evans / I4U News: The iPod Touch Gets Camera+Microphone?
Simon Sage / IntoMobile: New iPod Touch Coming with Camera and Microphone?
Sandeep / Fone Arena: New Apple iPod Touch with Camera!
Imran Hussain / ithinkdifferent: Apple to launch new iPod Touch with Camera and Microphone
Greg Sterling / Local Mobile Search: VoIP + iPod with Mic = Unlocked iPhone
John Biggs / CrunchGear: Rumor: Apple prepping video/audio recording iPods
Joe Minihane / Electricpig.co.uk: New iPod touch: camera and mic incoming
Michael Klurfeld / Techgeist: iPod Touch With Camera and Microphone Is Coming
Jason D. O'Grady / The Apple Core: 3G iPod touch in two to three months?
Christopher Meinck / EverythingiCafe: Apple Prepping iPod touch With Camera, Microphone
Victor Godinez / techblog.dallasnews.com: Apple reportedly developing iPod Touch with built in camera and mic
Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo: Rumor: iPod Touch with Camera and Microphone Coming
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Wired re-re-re-confirms the iPods with cameras
Brian Heater / Gearlog: Report: iPod Touch Getting Camera and Mic in Next Few Months
iPod Cameras: Coming Soon?
iPod Cameras: Coming Soon?
Discussion: Gizmodo, CNET News and Technologizer
David Carnoy / CNET News: Rumor redux: iPod Touch with camera, mic coming
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Klipsch's Apple-Friendly Headset
Ben Thompson / BBC:
UAE Blackberry update was spyware — Middle East business reporter, BBC News, Dubai — An update for Blackberry users in the United Arab Emirates could allow unauthorised access to private information and e-mails. — The update was prompted by a text from UAE telecoms firm Etisalat, suggesting it would improve performance.
Discussion: RIMarkable, Techgeist, Engadget and TechVi
Michael Klurfeld / Techgeist: RIM Calls Out UAE Provider on BlackBerry Spyware
Mike Kuznoff / TechVi: Blackberry users in the UAE hit with spyware
Bill Ray / The Register:
RIM fights BlackBerry snoop gaffe
RIM fights BlackBerry snoop gaffe
Discussion: IntoMobile, p2pnet, Threat Level and InformationWeek
James Falconer / IntoMobile: Etisalat Launches Surveillance App Disguised as OS Update
Marin Perez / InformationWeek: RIM Scrubs Spyware From UAE BlackBerrys
Ben Rometsch / Solid State Group:
Google Wave - First Impressions — First Thoughts on Google Wave — Yesterday I was given my Developer Preview account by the Google Wave team. To say I have been eager to try Wave out since watching the original video is something of an understatement!
Discussion: TechCrunch, Fast Company and Blog Oh Blog
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch: Google Wave Begins To Swell With Developers; Wider Release This September
Zach Epstein / Boy Genius Report:
More pics of Sony Ericsson Xperia X2 surface; announcement imminent? — Historically speaking, an increased frequency in live shots generally indicates that an official announcement isn't far off. Sony Ericsson fans can only hope that's the case as a new round of pics bubble up to show off …
Discussion: Electronista, WMPoweruser.com, Phone Arena, Unwired View, Gizmodo, IntoMobile, I4U News, WMExperts and CellPassion
Ilinca Nita / Unwired View: Sony Ericsson Xperia X3 Rachael specs unveiled
John Herrman / Gizmodo: Sony Ericsson Xperia X2 Poses Coyly For More Glamor Shots
Simon Sage / IntoMobile: Sony Ericsson Rachael Confirmed on Expansys
Robert Evans / I4U News: Ericsson Xperia X2 Coming Soon?
Phil Nickinson / WMExperts: More shots of the Sony Ericsson Xperia X2
Paul Boutin / Wired News:
Laid Off? It's Good for You and Good for the Tech Industry — Here in Silicon Valley, the recession has a different face than in Manhattan or Detroit. Our panic is more genteel, softened by balmy California weather, a laid-back attitude, and, OK, the fact that we haven't had a local industry completely implode.
JBC / Nokia Conversations:
Nokia 6760 Slide unveiled — GLOBAL - Finger tappers everywhere will soon have new buttons to press as the Nokia 6760 slide messaging device is coming to Europe. The Nokia 6760 slide shares many (but not all) traits with its US sibling, the Nokia Surge, announced in the US last week.
Discussion: Nokia Press Bulletin Board, Unwired View, Electricpig.co.uk, I4U News, SlashGear and IntoMobile
NokiaPressServices / Nokia Press Bulletin Board: Don't miss a tweet, email or online update with the Nokia 6760 slide
Ilinca Nita / Unwired View: Nokia 6760 slide (Surge) coming to Europe for €199
James Holland / Electricpig.co.uk: Nokia 6760 Slide announced!
Robert Evans / I4U News: Nokia 6760 Slide Announced For Europe.
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Nokia 6760 Slide is Europe's AT&T Surge
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Nokia Surge coming to the rest of the world, will be called …
Brooke Crothers / CNET News:
Intel boosts speed, cuts prices of solid-state drives — Intel is introducing new solid-state drives with increased performance as these devices find a more welcome home in Windows 7. — Intel said Tuesday it is moving to a more advanced 34-nanometer manufacturing process for its X series of solid-state drives (SSDs).
Discussion: The Register, PC World, Tom's Hardware Guide, Computerworld, Between the Lines and Electronista
Chris Mellor / The Register: Intel in (halfhearted) SSD boost
Melissa Perenson / PC World: Intel Announces More Efficient, Much Cheaper Solid-State Drives
Kevin Parrish / Tom's Hardware Guide: Intel's 320 GB ‘Postville’ SSD May Arrive Soon
Agam Shah / Computerworld: Intel says its new SSDs are faster, cheaper
Fred Vogelstein / Wired News:
Why Is Obama's Top Antitrust Cop Gunning for Google? — “I think you are going to see a repeat of Microsoft.” — Christine Varney's blunt assessment sent a buzz through the audience at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Varney, a partner at Hogan & Hartson and one of the country's …
Discussion: p2pnet, Lockergnome Blog Network, The Technology Liberation …, Smalltalk Tidbits … and digg.com
Ron Schenone / Lockergnome Blog Network: DOJ vs Google - Another Microsoft Fiasco?
James A. Robertson / Smalltalk Tidbits, Industry Rants: Anti-Trust for Google? — I have to wonder how an anti-trust action …
Msav / ai.rs blog:
HTC Leo specs — ai.rs blog Exclusive — We are pleased to announce exclusive specifications of the upcoming HTC Leo. It is expected that this name will change since it is temporary. We are not certain about a release date yet, but we suppose HTC won't miss the chance to have it before the holidays - so we tip Q4/2009.
Discussion: Unwired View, UMPCPortal, WMPoweruser.com, Softpedia News, WMExperts, IntoMobile, SlashGear, Mobilewhack.com and CellPassion
Ilinca Nita / Unwired View: HTC Leo specs unveiled - Snapdragon chipset included
Phil Nickinson / WMExperts: Possible HTC Leo specs, including WinMo 6.5 and a 4.3-inch capacitive touchscreen
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Rumor: Full HTC Leo specifications leak: 1 GHz, 4.3 inch capacitive …
Sydney Morning Herald:
The great WiFi robbery: police to patrol down your street — The Queensland Police fraud squad says it will be the first police force in the world to go on “wardriving” missions to warn homes and businesses if their wireless networks are not secure. — Detective Superintendent Brian Hay …
Discussion: DSLreports, TECH.BLORGE.com and The Red Ferret Journal
Douglas Quenqua / Wired News:
Hotseat: The Creator of Facebook's Most Annoying App Explains Himself — By now, you probably know your Facebook friends' five favorite albums, TV stars, and sodas. Blame Tim O'Shaughnessy, creator of LivingSocial, the site's most-used and most-annoying application ever. We asked him to explain himself.
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily:
Barnes & Noble to Amazon: Mine Is Bigger Than Yours — Six years after shuttering its first e-book effort, Barnes & Noble has embarked on a new one. Monday afternoon, the bookseller announced what it describes as “the world's largest eBookstore,” an online storefront that boasts 700,000 titles.
Discussion: BetaNews, dailywireless.org, eWeek, Barnes & Noble, Inc., Between the Lines and Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim
Angela Gunn / BetaNews: Barnes & Noble launches its own e-bookstore
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: Barnes & Noble Launches eBookstore
Nathan Eddy / eWeek: Barnes and Noble Announces eBookstore
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines: Barnes & Noble partners with Plastic Logic; Opens up; Targets Kindle
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Adobe Unveils New Open Source Initiatives Targeted Towards Media Companies — Adobe has rolled out two new open source initiatives aimed specifically towards developers for media companies and publishers. Adobe's Open Source Media Framework lets developers build more robust …
Discussion: internetnews.com, Adobe Open Source, Contentinople, Download Squad, Open Source, Ryan Stewart, eWeek, BetaNews, fierceonlinevideo.com …, Seeking Alpha and Beet.TV
Ryan Lawler / Contentinople: Adobe Opens That MF Up
Lee Mathews / Download Squad: Adobe open sources Media Framework, text engine behind TimesReader 2.0
Dana Blankenhorn / Open Source: Adobe goes corporate open source against Ogg Theora
Darryl K. Taft / eWeek: Adobe Open Sources Flash Platform Components
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: Adobe open sources two more Flash technologies
Rebecca Buckman / Forbes:
Khosla Bucks VC Fundraising Drought — He's set to close $1 billion in new funds—though some new deals may pass through a “conflicts committee.” — BURLINGAME, Calif. — It's a tough time to raise a venture-capital fund. But not if you're superstar investor Vinod Khosla …
Discussion: TechCrunch, Venture Capital Dispatch, Dealscape and PE Hub Blog
Sarah Lacy / TechCrunch: Vinod's New Fund: A No Brainer Investment
Olaf de Senerpont Domis / Dealscape: Khosla raising $1B in two new funds
Elizabeth Woyke / Forbes:
Qualcomm Ramping Up With Android — Wireless tech giant is expected to report healthy third-quarter earnings Wednesday and benefit from Google Android products. — It's no secret that the semiconductor industry spies rosier days ahead. Intel sparked optimism last week with its strong second-quarter results.
Discussion: Android Community and FierceWireless
Shane McGlaun / Android Community: Qualcomm doing well with help from Android
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless: Qualcomm gains Android buzz ahead of earnings
Mark Hachman / PC Magazine:
802.11n Should Be Finalized By September — By Sept. 11, it's probable that the 802.11n standard will finally be approved. — On Friday, Bob Heile, the chairman of the IEEE 802.15 working group on Personal Area Networks, sent an email confirming that the IEEE 802.11n draft standard …
Discussion: dailywireless.org, Gearlog, Gizmodo, Slashdot and digg.com
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: 802.11n Draft: A Standard this Fall?
Mark Hachman / Gearlog: FON's Nifty Fonera 2.0n Router Announced for U.S. Market
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo: Did You Know 802.11n Isn't a Final Spec?
Soulskill / Slashdot: 802.11n Should Be Finalized By September
Andrew LaVallee / Digits:
The Gap Widens in Online Population — Asia's share of the world's online population will swell to 43% in four years, while North America will represent just 13% of Internet users, according to a new report by Forrester Research. — Associated Press — 2.17 billion by 2013
Discussion: GigaOM, CNET News, Forrester Research and Between the Lines
Jordan Golson / GigaOM: A Brave New World: 700M New Net Users Seen By 2013
Larry Dignan / CNET News: Forrester: 2.2 billion people online globally by 2013
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb:
Photo Tagger: Facial Recognition for Auto-Tagging Facebook Photos — We have invites, click through to get yours! — Earlier this year, a company called Face.com brought facial recognition technology to Facebook by way of an application called Photo Finder which scanned through untagged photos and identified the people within them.
Discussion: The Web Life, All Facebook, Inside Facebook, TechCrunch and Mashable!
Andrew Mager / The Web Life: Face.com auto-tags photos on Facebook and finds photos of you [invites]
Kristen Nicole / All Facebook: Photo Tagger Automatically Tags Your Facebook Photos
Jennifer Van Grove / Mashable!: Photo Tagger: Tag Your Facebook Friends in Bulk [Invites]
Digitimes Insight: Intel Pine Trail launch to delay — Intel showcased its next-generation netbook CPU, the Atom N450, at Computex Taipei 2009, with plans to launch it later this year. But since then nothing much has been heard from major PC vendors about developing new systems based on the 45nm CPU, codenamed Pineview.
Discussion: Softpedia News, SlashGear, Liliputing, TechSpot and The Tech Report
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Intel Pine Trail Atom N450 delayed to 1H10?
Justin Mann / TechSpot: Intel may delay new Atom CPUs until early 2010
Cyril Kowaliski / The Tech Report: Analyst: Pine Trail postponed until 2010
Toby Sterling / Associated Press:
Would-be buyer of Pirate Bay backpedals in court — AMSTERDAM — The would-be buyer of Web site The Pirate Bay backpedaled in a Dutch court Tuesday, saying that it is uncertain whether the purchase will ever be completed. — Lawyer Ricardo Dijkstra said Sweden's Global Gaming Factory X …
Chris Ziegler / Engadget:
Toshiba TG01 passes FCC with some CDMA thrown in — The Snapdragon-powered Toshiba TG01 is a beast of a phone — as Windows Mobile-powered phones go, anyway — but for Americans, there's one small problem: it's not clear how, when, or if it's getting here. We still don't have many answers there …
Discussion: WMExperts, WMPoweruser.com, Gizmodo and SlashGear
Phil Nickinson / WMExperts: Toshiba TG01 approved by the FCC with CDMA guts stuffed inside
John Herrman / Gizmodo: Toshiba TG01 Passes Through FCC Immigration Gates, Suitcase Full of Snapdragon
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Orange Toshiba TG01 Review
John Biggs / CrunchGear:
iPhone Push problem broadcasts your AIMs to random recipients, could affect jailbroken/unlocked phones — Till Schadde, founder of development house Equinux, has discovered an exploit - a broadcast error, really - that sends your AIM messages to random recipients without your knowledge or consent.
Discussion: The Register, The iPhone Blog, TUAW and Gizmodo
Rik Myslewski / The Register: iPhone push hack shoves IMs to complete strangers
Jeremy Sikora / The iPhone Blog: AIM Push Problems - Hacktivated iPhones to Blame?
Looking to Score Legal Marijuana? Check Your iPhone — New iPhone App Pinpoints Providers in States That Have Legalized Medical Marijuana — Smoking marijuana is known to have an adverse effect on memory and concentration, but now, thanks to a new iPhone application …
Brian Heater / AppScout: iPhone App Lets You Find Legal Pot