Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Intuit To Acquire (Former TechCrunch50 Winner) Mint For $170 Million — Intuit will acquire the free online personal finance service Mint, we've confirmed from a source close to the deal, for around $170 million. The deal should be announced in the next few days.
Discussion: Between the Lines, VentureBeat, Technologizer, Softpedia News, CloudAve, diversity.net.nz, The Equity Kicker and Silicon Alley Insider, Thanks:atul
Kim-Mai Cutler / VentureBeat: Report: Intuit to buy Mint for $170 million
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Intuit Buying Mint?
Krishnan Subramanian / CloudAve: Breaking News: Intuit To Acquire Mint
Joe Weisenthal / Silicon Alley Insider: Intuit Is Buying Mint.com For $170 Million
Jeff / Wolfire Blog:
Preview of WebKit's WebGL / Canvas 3D — Yesterday, I was updating my local checkout of WebKit and I noticed a few tests for “WebGL” scroll by (view commit). Apparently, a big WebGL patch has quietly landed. With a name like “WebGL”, I couldn't help but investigate. — What is WebGL?
Discussion: MacRumors and AppleInsider
Prince McLean / AppleInsider: WebKit adding support for GPU-accelerated 3D via WebGL
Jay Hathaway / Download Squad:
WebGL: bringing native 3D graphics to your browser — One of the most-anticipated features HTML5 promises for the web is the canvas tag, which allows for dynamic rendering of 2D images. If you can use HTML to draw a 2D image, can native 3D graphics be far behind?
Arn / MacRumors:
Apple Drops 40GB Apple TV and Discounts 160GB Model to $229 — Apple has quietly discontinued the 40GB Apple TV overnight and reduced the price of the 160GB model down to $229. Previously, the 40GB and 160GB models were priced at $229 and $329, respectively. — Now Apple is offering only a single 160GB model at $229.
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac and Engadget
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple slashes Apple TV prices, abandons 40GB model
Thomas Ricker / Engadget: Apple TV price slashed, 40GB model dropped
Prince McLean / AppleInsider:
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, Roughly Drafted and Music Ally
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple's iTunes Extras/LP aims at high-def, alternate DVD for Apple TV, tablet
Danieleran / Roughly Drafted: New iTunes LP and Extras built using TuneKit Framework, aimed at Apple TV
Stuart Dredge / Music Ally: iTunes LP may be made for TV (or tablet...)
TMobile owner eyes multibillion dollar bid for Sprint — Deutsche Telekom has called in banking advisers to study a possible multi-billion dollar bid for Sprint Nextel, the third-largest mobile phone operator in the US. — The company's decision to call in Deutsche Bank comes hot on the heels …
Discussion: SlashGear, Engadget Mobile, IntoMobile, VentureBeat, Electronista, TmoNews, pocketnow.com, mocoNews, Tech Trader Daily, Pulse2, MobileContentToday, I4U News, Phone Scoop and 24/7 Wall St., Thanks:atul
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Sprint next in Deutsche Bank takeover sights?
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Deutsche Telekom looking to buy Sprint Nextel; if true, they'll become …
Chuong Nguyen / pocketnow.com: T-Mobile and Sprint to Merge?
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: BREAKING: T-Mobile Parent Company Deutsche Telekom Considering Buying Sprint
Todd Ogasawara / MobileContentToday: Rumor: T-Mobile USA Owner, Deutsche Telekom, Considering Buying Sprint: But, Why?
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Deutsche Telekom Rumored To Buy Sprint Nextel
Eric M. Zeman / Phone Scoop: Deutsche Telekom Considering Sprint Nextel Bid
Paul Krill / InfoWorld:
iPhone gets .Net app development — Novell technology lets developers use .Net and C# instead of C or Objective-C to build applications for Apple's handheld — Novell on Monday will offer a kit for developers to build Apple iPhone and iPod Touch business applications using Microsoft's …
Discussion: The Register, Neowin.net and MobileContentToday
Austin Modine / The Register: Mono swings .NET development into iPhone
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Home Delivery: The New York Times Serves Up Some Malware — Here's a front page story the New York Times (NYT) would rather not be running: The paper is warning readers to be aware of bogus ads running on its Web site. — The paper says “some readers” have seen unauthorized pop …
John Leyden / The Register: New York Times pwned to serve scareware pop-ups
Rik Ferguson / CounterMeasures: New York Times pushes Fake AV malvertisement.
Robert McMillan / Computerworld: NY Times warns of rogue antivirus on Web site
Gareth Halfacree / bit-tech.net: New York Times suffers ad-based malware
Steven Musil / CNET News: Rogue ad hits New York Times site
Michael Klurfeld / Techgeist: Reminder: Don't Click Obvious Malware, Even If it's On The NYTimes Site
Dave Parrack / TECH.BLORGE.com: Stay safe online - Even NYT now serving up malware
Foster Kamer / Gawker: NYT Website: All The Viruses Fit To Infect Your Computer
Geoff Fox / AppScout: Who Do You Trust? Is Any Website Safe?
Troy / Inputs & Outputs:
Anatomy of a Malware Ad on NYTimes.com
Anatomy of a Malware Ad on NYTimes.com
Riva Richmond / Gadgetwise: What to Do If You Saw an ‘Antivirus’ Pop-Up Ad
Ran / Omgili blog:
Near-Real-time search on Google — Did you ever want to know what's happening on the internet in real-time? Yes you say, I use Twitter! Well good for you, I guess I can't teach you anything new since you already know everything... So go on and don't read the rest of the post because you are so smart and successful...
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb: Make Google Search Real-Time With This URL Hack
Philipp Lenssen / Google Blogoscoped: How to Restrict Google Results to the Past Minutes or Seconds
Michael Mace / Mobile Opportunity:
Is Apple too powerful? — The new iPod nano is a tour de force, the Swiss Army Knife of mobile entertainment. I'm sure there's some obscure gadget from Japan that packs more features per cubic millimeter, but I've never heard of it, and chances are neither have you.
Discussion: MediaMemo, GeekSugar, jkOnTheRun and Edible Apple
Chris Ziegler / Engadget:
LG officially announces GW620, its first Android phone — Though it already broke cover at IFA out in Germany a few days ago, LG's just sealed the deal on its very first Android phone — the GW620 landscape QWERTY slider. Interestingly, the “Etna” name seen at IFA is missing …
Discussion: eWeek, LG, Android Central, Gadgetell, SlashGear, IntoMobile, Unwired View, pocketnow.com and techeblog.com
Nathan Eddy / eWeek: LG to Offer Android-Powered Handset in Q4
Chris Davies / SlashGear: LG GW620 is latest Android competitor; LG WinMo to continue
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: LG Etna officially announced, to be called GW620 from now on …
Ilinca Nita / Unwired View: LG GW620 (Etna) with Android officially announced
Chuong Nguyen / pocketnow.com: LG Gets Its Android On with Sliding GW620
Ashlee Vance / Bits:
Intel Is Said to Plot an Executive Overhaul — Intel is expected to reveal a sweeping management change on Monday, according to people briefed on the company's plans. Among other changes, the chip maker will announce that Pat Gelsinger, the senior vice president in charge of Intel's enterprise group …
Discussion: Between the Lines, Tech Trader Daily, Wall Street Journal, Softpedia News, VentureBeat, CNET News and eWeek
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines: EMC to hire Intel exec Gelsinger
William M. Bulkeley / Wall Street Journal: EMC Nabs Intel Talent; Race on for CEO
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Is Intel poised for an executive overhaul?
Brooke Crothers / CNET News: Report: Gelsinger out in Intel executive shakeup
Jeffrey Burt / eWeek: Gelsinger Moving from Intel to EMC: Reports
Owen Fletcher / Computerworld: Intel exec Gelsinger leaving for EMC
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Joost: Volpi Was Forced Out As Chair, ‘Investigation’ Underway — When the virtually wound-down Joost confirmed to us late last week that former CEO Mike Volpi has also exited as chairman, it didn't tell us that owners had forced him out of the role. Now, in a statement via WSJ and elsewhere …
Discussion: The Register
John Oates / The Register: Joost jettisons chairman
Laura Northrup / Consumerist:
MMS For iPhone Rollout Begins, 2 Weeks Early — Reports are showing up online that AT&T is beginning a slow rollout of official MMS functionality to seemingly random iPhone users, from Manhattan to Idaho. The official start date is September 25, but it makes sense that the company …
Discussion: TUAW, Mediaite, Techgeist, Pulse2, Mashable!, 9 to 5 Mac and The Apple Core
Michael Jones / TUAW: AT&T & MMS: So close, some of us can taste it
Michael Klurfeld / Techgeist: AT&T Is Rolling Out MMS to iPhone. Do You Care?
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Reports Indicate Some iPhone Users Already Have MMS Despite …
Pete Cashmore / Mashable!: BREAKING: MMS For iPhone Rollout Has Begun
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: AT&T starts enabling iPhone users' MMS accounts two weeks ahead of schedule
Jason D. O'Grady / The Apple Core: iPhone MMS working for many; two weeks early