Boy Genius Report:
Apple iTunes 9 details, Blu-ray, app organization — We've just received a tip from a pretty reliable source that detailed for us some of iTunes 9's upcoming features and they're pretty exciting. — One of the new additions to iTunes is said to include Blu-ray support which lines up nicely …
Discussion: MacRumors, 9 to 5 Mac, Engadget, AppleInsider, TechSpot, Edible Apple, Neowin.net, Electronista, TechCrunch, I4U News, Gizmodo, CrunchGear and Techgeist
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: BluRay coming to Macs next month via iTunes 9?
Ross Miller / Engadget: Blu-ray support coming with iTunes 9?
Matthew DeCarlo / TechSpot: Weekend tech reading: Professor was main target of Twitter attacks
Robert Evans / I4U News: iTunes 9 Information Leaks
Alex Wilhelm / Techgeist: Forthcoming iMacs To Be Bundled With Final Cut Express?
Jason Calacanis / The Jason Calacanis Weblog:
The Case Against Apple-in Five Parts — About six years and $20,000 ago, I made the switch to Apple products after a 20-year love affair with Microsoft. That love affair started with the humble PCjr and ended with an IBM ThinkPad. From DOS to the first version of Windows …
Discussion: cubicgarden.com, Thanks:jasoncalacanis
Ian Forrester / cubicgarden.com: The Case Against Apple-in Five Parts
Ross Miller / Engadget:
Nokia RX-51 tablet captured in the wild — Not long at all after that mysterious Nokia RX-51 passed through the FCC comes shots from Indonesian message board Kaskus of the tablet-like device in the wild. The blurred box shot and the label behind the battery clearly say RX-51 prototype …
Discussion: Nokia Experts, Gizmodo, TmoNews, I4U News, Unwired View, Boing Boing Gadgets, jkkmobile and Pocketables
Matthew Miller / Nokia Experts: Nokia RX-51 live photos shown, no longer just wishful thinking
Dan Nosowitz / Gizmodo: Fresh Shots of the Nokia RX-5 Tablet Prototype
Andrew / TmoNews: Rover Spotted In The Wild
Robert Evans / I4U News: Nokia N900 ‘Rover’ Tablet Coming to T-Mobile
Rob Beschizza / Boing Boing Gadgets: Nokia's RX-51 tablet
Jenn K. Lee / Pocketables: Is the Nokia RX-51 (N900) living up to expectations?
Stephen Shankland / CNET News:
Microsoft joins HTML 5 standard fray in earnest — After leaving much of the matter of creating new version of HTML to Apple, Google, Opera, and Mozilla, Microsoft has begun sinking its teeth into the Web standard. — The move adds clout to the effort to renovate HyperText Markup Language …
Discussion: lists.w3.org, Softpedia News, Neowin.net, Smalltalk Tidbits … and Slashdot
James A. Robertson / Smalltalk Tidbits, Industry Rants: Better Late than Never
Soulskill / Slashdot: Microsoft Finally Joins HTML 5 Standard Efforts
What Works: The Web Way vs. The Wave Way — Google Wave is an impressive set of technologies, the kind of stunningly slick application that literally makes developers stand up and cheer. I've played with the Google Wave test sandbox a bit, and while it's definitely too complex to live up to the …
Discussion: Shooting at Bubbles, Googling Google, Google Blogoscoped, Technologizer and rc3.org, Thanks:atul
Steven Hodson / Shooting at Bubbles: The Pushbutton Web, The Wave and the rest of us.
Garett Rogers / Googling Google: Google Wave too complicated? I don't think so
Philipp Lenssen / Google Blogoscoped: Anil Dash On Google Wave; Is the Wave Framework Too Complicated to Be Adopted?
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Wave vs. the Web
Rafe / rc3.org: Anil Dash on Google Wave
Lionel Menchaca / Direct2Dell:
Dell Retires the Mini 12 — You may have seen some recent reports from places like Engadget, liliputing and Electronista that the Inspiron Mini 12 was going away. It's true. Dell recently decided that it's time for the Mini 12 to ride off into the sunset.
Discussion: Liliputing, Gearlog and Electronista
Owen Fletcher / PC World:
3G ‘Ophone,’ Child of China Mobile, Due Next Month — China Mobile's holy grail of handsets is slated for sale next month, a phone that uses both the carrier's own mobile operating system and China's next-generation cellular standard. — Lenovo Mobile next month aims to release China's first 3G …
Discussion: GPS Obsessed, Android Phone Fans, Electronista and Engadget Mobile
Rob Jackson / Android Phone Fans: Lenovo O1 OPhone Launches In China Next Month
Joseph L. Flatley / Engadget Mobile: Lenovo's Android-powered O1 ‘OPhone’ due next month
Mmanos / LooseBolts:
The Cloud Politic - How Regulation, Taxes, and National Borders are shaping the infrastructure of the cloud — Most people think of ‘the cloud’ as a technical place defined by technology, the innovation of software leveraged across a scale of immense proportions and ultimately a belief …
Discussion: The Register
Cade Metz / The Register: Will Google regret the mega data center?
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Hey, What Happened To Scribd? Traffic Down Over 48% Since June — Scribd, the so-called ‘YouTube for documents’ that's recently also become an Ebook store, has been seeing a major drop in traffic over the last two months. Since June, the site has lost over 48% of its global traffic …
David Rothman / TeleRead: Scribd traffic down 48 percent since June: Seasonal change …
Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:
FCC wants real answers from ISPs on broadband investment — Yes, we know—when the FCC puts out a press release (PDF) titled “Columbia Institute for Tele-Information to Conduct Independent Review of Telecom Capital Expenditures to Assist FCC,” the eyeballs begin to glaze and the limbs feel suddenly heavy.
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Source: Apple And Google Agreed Not To Poach Workers — While Google CEO Eric Schmidt was on Apple's board of directors, the two companies had an agreement not to hire away each other's workers, a former Google employee with knowledge of such matters has told us. We have since confirmed this with other ex-Googlers.
Discussion: CNET News, Edible Apple, Brainstorm Tech, I4U News, 9 to 5 Mac and The SiliconANGLE, Thanks:atul
Jennifer Guevin / CNET News: Report: Apple, Google agreed not to poach each other's workers
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Brainstorm Tech: Google's anti-poaching smoking gun
Robert Evans / I4U News: The Google/Apple Accords — Apparently Eric Schmidt's …
Chauncey Dupree / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple and Google had employee non-poaching agreement. That's over now.
Douglas Streeks / The SiliconANGLE: FCC Eyes Apple's Blockage of Google Voice