Neil Hughes / AppleInsider:
Apple expected to offer iPhone on new U.S. carriers within a year — Apple's worldwide single-carrier exclusivity model for each nation is seen as fleeting, as a new report suggests the iPhone could be available for carriers other than AT&T in the U.S. within a year.
Discussion: Between the Lines, NEWSFACTOR, PC World, TechCrunch, MacRumors, 9 to 5 Mac, Dow Jones Newswires, The iPhone Blog and Gearlog
Barry Levine / NEWSFACTOR: iPhone Could Get Multiple Carriers Amid France Probe
David Coursey / PC World: iPhone On More Carriers? Look Out AT&T
Sascha Segan / Gearlog: Analyst Comes Late to iPhone Carrier Party
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Brainstorm Tech:
Munster on $10 iPhones, $30 TV subscriptions, moving beyond AT&T — Gene Munster. Photo: Piper Jaffray — No cheap, mass-market iPhone — ever. A deal with Verizon or T-Mobile next summer. And a $30 - $40 subscription TV service on iTunes that could compete with cable TV within the next year.
Discussion: PC World, 9 to 5 Mac and The Loop
Jared Newman / PC World: Subscription iTunes TV? Great, But It'll Never Happen
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple plans to take on cable TV with future Apple TV?
Jim Dalrymple / The Loop: Analyst: Apple will move to multiple iPhone carriers next year
Steve Lohr / New York Times:
Challenging Microsoft With a New Technology — Microsoft's No. 1 rival is a household name, Google. But a strong candidate for No. 2 is a company that is scarcely known outside the technology industry: VMware. — “VMware is definitely a threat,” said Gary Chen, an analyst at IDC, a research firm.
John Murrell / GMSV: New stuff from VMware and AMD
Steve Lohr / Bits: VMware vs. Microsoft: It's About More Than the Plumbing
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines:
VMware to step up data center automation game — VMware on Monday will roll out a product family dubbed vCenter to automate data center tasks and manage to service level agreements. — The announcements will kick off VMworld 2009 in San Francisco this week.
Discussion: eWeek, TechCrunchIT, CloudAve and Virtualization.com
Chris Preimesberger / eWeek: VMware Free Service Simplifies ESXi Hypervisor Use
Leena Rao / TechCrunchIT: VMware Launches New Virtualization Products
Krishnan Subramanian / CloudAve: VMWorld Spoilers: vCloud Express And VMware Go
Miguel Helft / New York Times:
A Hired Gun for Microsoft, in Pursuit of Google — REDMOND, Wash. — Qi Lu knows as well as anyone just how difficult it is to take on Google. — For nearly a decade, Mr. Lu played a leading role in building Yahoo's Internet search and advertising technologies.
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider, Search Engine Land and Beyond Search, Thanks:atul
Nicholas Carlson / Silicon Alley Insider: Microsoft's Search Boss Started His Career Earning $10/Month In China
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: Microsoft's Lu A Formidable Search Foe For Google
Stephen E. Arnold / Beyond Search: Microsoft Chasing Google. Here We Go Again
Hadley Leggett / Wired Science:
Wikipedia to Color Code Untrustworthy Text — Starting this fall, you'll have a new reason to trust the information you find on Wikipedia: An optional feature called “WikiTrust” will color code every word of the encyclopedia based on the reliability of its author and the length of time it has persisted on the page.
Discussion: WebProNews, Techdirt, Softpedia News, Mashable!, Neowin.net, AppScout and digg.com
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Wikipedia to Start Coloring Trust
Michael Masnick / Techdirt: Good To See: Wikipedia Moves Forward With Color Coding Less Trustworthy Text
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Wikipedia Will Use Colors to Add Layers of Trust to its Articles
Sam Symons / Neowin.net: Wikipedia to begin color coding untrustworthy text
Brian Heater / AppScout: Wikipedia Color Coding Text Based on “Trustworthiness”
Dan Dorfman / The Huffington Post:
SEC Investigating Apple Trading — Hey, have some investors been screwing around illegally with the shares of high-flying Apple, Inc., a superstar of the investment scene? — Apparently, the Securities & Exchange Commission is suspicious this may be the case and has kicked off an investigation …
Discussion: MacRumors, Silicon Alley Insider, Tech Trader Daily, TheAppleBlog, Techgeist, Macsimum News, Seeking Alpha, 9 to 5 Mac and LOOPRumors
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: SEC Investigating Insider Trading of Apple Stock
Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily: SEC Reportedly Probes Trading In Apple Shares
Liam Cassidy / TheAppleBlog: SEC Suspicious, Opens Investigation
Alex Wilhelm / Techgeist: Apple Stock Trading Under Scrutiny
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: SEC investigating Apple's security trading
Eric Savitz / Seeking Alpha: Apple: SEC Probes Insider Trading
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Insider trading of Apple stock being investigated by SEC
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
Spider-Man Meets Mickey Mouse: Disney Buying Marvel For $4 Billion In Stock, Cash — The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) is buying Marvel Entertainment (NYSE: MVL) and its 5,000-character roster for a cool $4 billion in stock and cash. Marvel CEO Ike Perlmutter will stay on to oversee …
Discussion: NewTeeVee, MediaMemo, Mashable!, Silicon Alley Insider, Contentinople, Gawker and TechCrunch
Chris Albrecht / NewTeeVee: Disney Acquires Marvel for $4B
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: LIVE Disney Marvel Call
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: BREAKING: Disney to Acquire Marvel for $4 Billion
R. Scott Raynovich / Contentinople: Marvel Bags $4B Deal With Disney
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch: Disney To Acquire Marvel Entertainment For $4 Billion
Ryan Faas / Computerworld:
What's the real deal with 64-bit computing in Snow Leopard? — Is Snow Leopard a 64-bit operating system? Well, yes and no. — Computerworld - One of the biggest points of confusion around Apple's newest version of Mac OS X is about whether it's really a 64-bit or a 32-bit operating system.
Discussion: TUAW, PC World and Softpedia News
Stephen Shankland / CNET News:
Apple's new OS geared for multicore future
Apple's new OS geared for multicore future
Discussion: Macsimum News
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Snow Leopard geared for multicore future
Monica Chen / DigiTimes:
Asustek set to launch ultra-thin notebooks using new Intel CPUs — Asustek Computer plans to launch two new ultra-thin notebooks using Intel's upcoming 45nm Celeron 743 and SU2300 CPUs on September 7, 2009, according to industry sources. — The new models will initially ship to areas including Taiwan, China and Europe.
Discussion: CrunchGear, Liliputing, SlashGear, Engadget and I4U News
Shane McGlaun / SlashGear: Asus set to launch new thin notebooks with Intel 45nm CPUs
Shane McGlaun / I4U News: Asus Readying Ultra-thin Notebooks with New Intel CPUs
Daniel Ionescu / PC World:
Fox Juices ‘Fringe’ Re-Runs with Twitter Twist — Fox is juicing its repeats of the TV series Fringe with a new Twitter twist. The network will introduce this week “tweet-peats” — an on-screen scroll of Twitter messages from cast and producers that will appear during the episodes.
Discussion: Contentinople, NewTeeVee and Softpedia News
R. Scott Raynovich / Contentinople: News Bits: Twitter Teams With Fox for ‘Tweet-peats’
Chris Albrecht / NewTeeVee: Fox to Launch “Tweet-Peat” TV
Maria Elena / Show Tracker:
Fox goes tweet, tweet, tweet on your TV screen during reruns of ‘Fringe’ and ‘Glee’
Fox goes tweet, tweet, tweet on your TV screen during reruns of ‘Fringe’ and ‘Glee’
Discussion: Hollywood Reporter, Variety, TechCrunch and Mashable!
James Hibberd / Hollywood Reporter: Fox teams with Twitter for promo
Michael Schneider / Variety: Fox's ‘Glee,’ ‘Fringe’ in tune with Twitter
MG Siegler / TechCrunch: Fox Livens Up Re-runs With Twitter Commentaries
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: COOL: Reruns of Fringe and Glee With Twitter Commentary
Thousands call for Turing apology — Thousands of people have signed a Downing Street petition calling for a posthumous government apology to World War II code breaker Alan Turing. — Writer Ian McEwan has just backed the campaign, which already has the support of scientist Richard Dawkins.
CmdrTaco / Slashdot: Alan Turing Apology Campaign Grows
Ginny Mies / PC World:
Hands-On: SanDisk Sansa Clip+ — SanDisk's tiny, popular Sansa Clip flash-based MP3 player gets upgraded with a microSD slot and a slightly different name. The Sansa Clip+ retains the same high quality audio and great value as the original, but the added storage slot gives the player even greater potential.
Discussion: Business Wire, Gearlog, Gizmodo and Electronista
Laura Saunders / Wall Street Journal:
Is ‘Friending’ in Your Future? Better Pay Your Taxes First — Tax deadbeats are finding someone actually reads their MySpace and Facebook postings: the taxman. — State revenue agents have begun nabbing scofflaws by mining information posted on social-networking Web sites …
Discussion: Electronic Pulp, TECH.BLORGE.com, Softpedia News, ReadWriteWeb and AppScout
David Gonzales / Electronic Pulp: Why you should stop using online social networking sites
Dave Jeyes / TECH.BLORGE.com: Tax agents scour social networks for evaders
Dana Oshiro / ReadWriteWeb: Gotcha! Tax Evaders Nabbed on Facebook
Brian Heater / AppScout: Tax Collectors Are Reading Your Facebook Page
Andrew Lim / Recombu:
Tech21 iBand: Serious impact protection (proved on video) — Dragons' Den's Peter Jones must understand the anguish we all suffer when we drop our phones as his latest investment is in Tech21, a company that specialises in impact protection for mobile devices.
Discussion: Engadget, IntoMobile and Pocket-lint.com
Tim Stevens / Engadget: Video: Tech21's iBand protective case and its mystical, magical, non-Newtonian goo
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Video: iBand from Tech21 may be the only iPhone case you'll ever …
Stuart Miles / Pocket-lint.com: VIDEO: Tech21 d3o iPhone case hits a wall...Hard
Scott M. Fulton, III / BetaNews:
Here come AMD's six-core, ultra-low-power Opteron EEs — There are three “rails” of wattage in AMD's architectural plan for its CPUs: its higher-performance SE line, its lowest-power EE line, and its hybrid HE line that trades some performance for power savings.
Discussion: PC World, eWeek, VentureBeat, internetnews.com, Softpedia News and The Register
Jeffrey Burt / eWeek: AMD Rolls Out 40-Watt Six-Core Opteron
Timothy Prickett Morgan / The Register: AMD plays it cool with low-volt Istanbuls
Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily:
Clearwire Names Former Borland Chief Prusch As CFO — Clearwire (CLWR) this morning said it named Erik Prusch, former CEO at Borland Software, as chief financial officer. The company also named Teresa Elder to the new post of President of Strategic Partnerships and Wholesale.
Discussion: Clearwire News Room, GigaOM and mocoNews
ASUS Eee PC Netbook Roadmap Revealed — Someone by the name of JazzDoc, working in the “industry” has spilled the beans on the roadmap of the ASUS Eee PC netbooks. It reveals new Eee PC products including a 12-inch ION mini-notebook! and a few surprising EOLs:
Discussion: Softpedia News, Liliputing and SlashGear
Marc Flores / Boy Genius Report:
Verizon cuts BlackBerry Storm pricing to $50 — It seems like only yesterday that Verizon gave the general public a first taste of the BlackBerry Storm, RIM's first and currently only touchscreen phone. If you're a late adopter, we have awesome news for you: Verizon has reduced the price …
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider, The Toybox, jkOnTheRun, Softpedia News and IntoMobile
Andrew Nusca / The Toybox: Verizon cuts BlackBerry Storm pricing to $49.99; sheds inventory for Storm 2 in Oct.
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: Verizon Drops BlackBerry Storm to $49 — Preparing for Storm 2?
James Falconer / IntoMobile: Verizon Drops Price on BlackBerry Storm 9530 to $49.99
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb:
Google May Hand Over Caribbean Journalists' IP Addresses — Google has reportedly sent a letter to a high-profile Caribbean investigative website called The TCI Journal saying it will supply the IP addresses used to access the Journal's primary GMail account unless the Journal supplies a legal counter-motion within the next two weeks.
Discussion: Wikileaks and Liquidmatrix Security Digest
Julian Assange / Wikileaks: Gmail may hand over IP addresses of journalists
John Cook / TechFlash:
iPhone app wins top honors at Microsoft sponsored event — Learn That Name, a new iPhone app designed to help people remember the names of people they bump into at events, won the most votes at Startup Weekend even though the 54-hour coding marathon was held on Microsoft's campus.
Tim Stevens / Engadget:
Samsung Application Store announced, the mobile mall gets a little more crowded — Oh, look, it's another place to buy bite-sized mobile apps, this one courtesy of Samsung. The company isn't exactly new to the whole application store thing, launching a little outlet for Nokia users earlier this year …
Discussion: PC World, Techgeist, AppScout, NewsWire and Pocket PC Thoughts.com
Michael Klurfeld / Techgeist: Samsung Doing An App Store For WinMobile Phones, Competing With Microsoft
Jamie Lendino / AppScout: Samsung Unveils Overseas App Store
Jon Westfall / Pocket PC Thoughts.com: Samsung Application Store Announced
Richard MacManus / ReadWriteWeb:
Oyster Card: 10 Million + RFID Chips in London — The Oyster card is an RFID smart card used for electronic ticketing on London public transport services, notably the London Underground and buses. Other countries have similar smart cards. A couple that I've come across in real life recently …