Google Mobile Blog:
Google Sync: Now with push Gmail support — Earlier this year, we launched Google Sync which allows you to synchronize your Gmail Contacts and Google Calendar with your iPhone, Windows Mobile, and S60 devices. Today, we're adding Gmail support to Google Sync for iPhone, iPod Touch and Windows Mobile devices.
Discussion: mocoNews, Network World, ReadWriteWeb, Engadget, The iPhone Blog, Google Enterprise Blog, Lifehacker, Macworld, IntoMobile, TheAppleBlog, NBC Bay Area, CNET News, internetnews.com, Computerworld, Mobility Site, BizFeed, BetaNews, Mashable!, Neowin.net, CIO.com, eWeek, Ars Technica, Gadgetell, Technologizer, Maximum PC, Macsimum News, Mobilewhack.com, Fast Company, InformationWeek, jkOnTheRun, WMExperts, iLounge, I4U News, Between the Lines, pocketnow.com, MacRumors, Google Operating System, Techgeist, SlashGear and Pocket-lint.com
Nancy Gohring / Network World: Google offers push e-mail for iPhone, Windows Mobile users
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: Google Finally Enables Push Gmail for iPhone and Windows Mobile
Chris Ziegler / Engadget: Google adds support for push Gmail via Exchange ActiveSync
Rene Ritchie / The iPhone Blog: GoogleSync Brings Push Gmail to iPhone - At Last!
Jason Fitzpatrick / Lifehacker: Google Sync Updates with Push Gmail Support
Dan Moren / Macworld: Push Gmail now available on iPhone
Darrell Etherington / TheAppleBlog: Google Sync Gets Push Gmail Support on the iPhone
Scott Weber / NBC Bay Area: Gmail Gets “Pushed” on iPhone, Others
Jessica Dolcourt / CNET News: Official Gmail push comes to iPhone, Windows Mobile
Seth H. Weintraub / Computerworld: Gmail and Google Apps mail Push comes to iPhone
Chris Leckness / Mobility Site: Google Sync Does Push Support Now!
Tony Bradley / BizFeed: Google Pushes Gmail to Mobile Devices
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: Google Sync brings push Gmail to iPhone, WinMobile, S60
Christina Warren / Mashable!: Push Gmail Comes to iPhone and Other Mobiles
Clint Boulton / eWeek: Google Gmail Push Arrives for iPhone, Windows Mobile
Chris Foresman / Ars Technica: Get push for Gmail on iPhone, WinMo via Google Sync
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Google Sync Now Pushes Gmail to iPhones (and Windows Mobile)
Jason Barry / Maximum PC: Google Announces Push Updates for Gmail
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Google announces Push Gmail for the iPhone, iPod touch
Chris Dannen / Fast Company: Want an iPhone for Work? New “Push” Gmail is Your Excuse
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: Google Sync Pushes Gmail to Windows Mobile and iPhone
Phil Nickinson / WMExperts: Google Sync now pushes Gmail!
Charles Starrett / iLounge: Mix: Push GMail, Microsoft retail, AT&T MMS, iPhone accounting
Robert Evans / I4U News: Gmail Gets Push Support for iPhone, Symbian, WinMo
Michael Klurfeld / Techgeist: Push Gmail Now On Phones, But We Need A Real Gmail App
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Google Sync adds push-Gmail
Amy-Mae Elliott / Pocket-lint.com: Google Sync gets Gmail support
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Push Gmail Finally Comes To The iPhone, No Thanks To Apple — Push Gmail support for the iPhone is finally here. And you have Microsoft to thank. — No, Push support has not finally been added to Apple's Mail app for the iPhone, that would be too easy and make too much sense.
Discussion: Gmail Blog, TUAW, DVICE and InformationWeek
Michael Jones / TUAW: Push for Gmail: it's here, it works, and it's limited
Charlie White / DVICE: Google enables push Gmail for the iPhone, finally
Thomas Claburn / InformationWeek: Google Sync Gets Gmail Push Support
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Google Has A Solution For Internet Explorer: Turn It Into Chrome — People hate IE6; they've made that abundantly clear on the web. Unfortunately, plenty of people are still stuck using it for reasons such as their work not letting them upgrade. So Google is doing something about it.
Discussion: Ars Technica, Lifehacker, Download Squad, All about Microsoft, Techgeist, Google Operating System and AppScout
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft: Google gets more aggressive than Microsoft at moving users off IE 6
Michael Klurfeld / Techgeist: Chrome Frame Allows You To Run Chrome In Internet Explorer
Ben Parr / Mashable!:
Ian Fette / Chromium Blog:
Introducing Google Chrome Frame — Today, we're releasing an early version of Google Chrome Frame, an open source plug-in that brings HTML5 and other open web technologies to Internet Explorer. — We're building Google Chrome Frame to help web developers deliver faster, richer applications like Google Wave.
Discussion: Google Watch, PC World, InformationWeek, CircleID, Webmonkey, Pulse2, OSNews, Gizmodo Australia, Ajaxian, Mashable!, Neowin.net and Pocket-lint.com
Thomas Claburn / InformationWeek: Google Chrome Infests Internet Explorer
Michael Calore / Webmonkey: New Google Plug-in Embeds Chrome Inside Internet Explorer
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Google Fixes What Microsoft Didn't. …
Dion Almaer / Ajaxian: Chrome Frame: Inject Chrome into IE
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!: Google Invents a New Way to Kill Internet Explorer
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb:
Google Chrome Injects Itself Into Internet Explorer With Chrome Frame — Google just announced the launch of Chrome Frame, a new open-source project that will allow Chrome's rendering engine to run within Microsoft's Internet Explorer 6,7, and 8. This plugin, which is available now …
Google Wave Developer Blog:
Google Wave in Internet Explorer
Google Wave in Internet Explorer
Discussion: Network World and The Download Blog
Stephen Shankland / The Download Blog: Google plug-in builds Chrome browser into IE
The Paperboy / Gizmodo:
Courier: First Details of Microsoft's Secret Tablet — It feels like the whole world is holding its breath for the Apple tablet. But maybe we've all been dreaming about the wrong device. This is Courier, Microsoft's astonishing take on the tablet. — Courier is a real device …
Discussion: Reuters, Digital Daily, The Business Insider, CrunchGear, Mashable!, 9 to 5 Mac, Boing Boing Gadgets, The Toybox, MobileTechWorld, Edible Apple, Neowin.net, Gadget Lab, Electronista and Techgeist, Thanks:atul
Bill Rigby / Reuters: Microsoft developing new tablet PC device-report
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Announcing the Microsoft Newton
Cleve Nettles / 9 to 5 Mac: Gizmodo to reveal Microsoft tablet tomorrow?
Andrew Nusca / The Toybox: Microsoft tablet device leaked: ‘Courier’ booklet
Brian X. Chen / Gadget Lab: Microsoft Unveils Secret Touchscreen Tablet
Ina Fried / CNET News:
Courier tablet one of many Microsoft prototypes — Microsoft does indeed have a dual-screen tablet code-named Courier, and it may not be the only gadget that the software maker has up its sleeves. — Earlier on Tuesday, Gizmodo revealed photos and a video of Courier …
Discussion: TechFlash and Technologizer
Todd Bishop / TechFlash: Microsoft Tablet dreams reborn?
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Microsoft Does Tablets. Yes, Again
Daniel Roth / Wired News:
NetFlix Everywhere: Sorry Cable, You're History — It had taken the better part of a decade, but Reed Hastings was finally ready to unveil the device he thought would upend the entertainment industry. The gadget looked as unassuming as the original iPod—a sleek black box …
Discussion: Telecompetitor and Daily Patricia
Bernie Arnason / Telecompetitor: Blockbuster Partners With Suddenlink, Mediacom
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
Yahoo Goes Live With New Search Format — Yahoo has now gone live with its new search format. There's nothing radical or “game changing.” However, there are some nice upgrades and improvements. Most prominently, it features a new left column that allows users to filter results …
Discussion: VentureBeat, Yahoo! Search Blog, GigaOM, Search Engine Watch, TechCrunch, Techgeist, eWeek, Mashable!, Fast Company and Silicon Alley Insider, Thanks:atul
Paul Boutin / VentureBeat: 5 O'Clock Roundup: Yahoo's new search
Jennifer Martinez / GigaOM: Yahoo Unleashes $100M Marketing Campaign: “It's You!”
Nathania Johnson / Search Engine Watch: Yahoo! Rolls Out New Web Search to All Users
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Yahoo Will Spend More Than $100 Million To Try To Connect With You
Michael Klurfeld / Techgeist: Yahoo Search Redesign Prepares For Eventual Culling
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: CEO Carol Bartz Kicks Off Yahoo Branding Campaign
Clay Dillow / Fast Company: Yahoo's New Ad Blitz: It's All About “Y!ou”
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider: BARTZ DROPS AN F-BOMB AT AD WEEK*
Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily:
Yahoo: More Weird Typography, Just For Y!ou
Yahoo: More Weird Typography, Just For Y!ou
Discussion: paidContent, Yodel Anecdotal, eWeek, Mashable!, Computerworld, Search Engine Land and Silicon Alley Insider
David Kaplan / paidContent: Yahoo's Bartz: 'We're Done With Layoffs'
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz Talks Microsoft Deal, Search
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Yahoo Promises To Focus on You
Juan Carlos Perez / Computerworld: Yahoo will shell out $100M to promote its brand and products
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: What Do Y!ou Think Of Yahoo's New Branding Campaign?
Joseph Galante / Bloomberg:
Amazon.com to Sell Groceries to All of Seattle While Heeding Webvan Lesson — Sept. 22 (Bloomberg) — Amazon.com Inc., saying it's learned from the mistakes of supermarket-delivery failures, is expanding its fresh-grocery business to the entire Seattle metropolitan area in the next three months.
Discussion: TechFlash and NBC Bay Area
Lori Preuitt / NBC Bay Area: Webvan Making a Comeback
Tom Krazit / Webware.com:
Parties seek Google Books hearing delay; new deal brewing — Updated 2:18 p.m. PDT with comment from Google. — The parties involved in the Google Book Search settlement have asked a federal court to postpone an October hearing to approve the proposed settlement while they work out a new deal.
Michael Masnick / Techdirt: Google Book Settlement Off For Now... May Be Renegotiated
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land: Google Requests Hold On Book Settlement Hearings To Retool The Agreement
Richard Koman / ZDNet Government: Parties pull Google Books settlement, promise a version that meets Justice approval
Juan Carlos Perez / Computerworld: Plaintiffs ask for more time in Google book search case
Doug Isenberg / GigaLaw.com Daily News: Google Asks Court to Delay Books Settlement
Todd Bishop / TechFlash:
Paul Allen's Digeo sold for $20m — The assets of Kirkland-based Digeo Inc., a home-entertainment technology company backed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, are slated be sold for $20 million to ARRIS Group Inc. under an agreement announced this afternoon.
Discussion: Digits, ARRIS, paidContent and NewTeeVee, Thanks:johnhcook
Nick Wingfield / Digits: Another Miss for a Microsoft Co-Founder
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Moxi-Owner Digeo Sold To Arris For $20 Million; Allen Takes Big Loss
Chris Albrecht / NewTeeVee: ARRIS Group to Acquire Digeo for $20M
Brian X. Chen / Gadget Lab:
Apple Battles Entrepreneur Over ‘Pod’ Trademark — We assure ourselves that words will never hurt us, but they can cost a lot of time and money when it comes to trademark battles. Take the story of Daniel Kokin, who is continuing to fight Apple over a three-letter word: Pod. — Not iPod, mind you — just “Pod.”
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily:
USB-IF Sides With Apple, Spanks Palm in ITunes Sync Spat — The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF), the industry group that oversees the Universal Serial Bus standard, has finally responded to Palm's (PALM) claim that Apple (AAPL) is “hampering competition” by repeatedly disabling …
Discussion: MacRumors, BusinessWeek, Engadget, The iPhone Blog and The Loop
Arik Hesseldahl / BusinessWeek: Palm Smacked Down In USB Dispute With Apple
Jim Dalrymple / The Loop: USB Forum sides with Apple in dispute with Palm over syncing
Erica Ogg / CNET News:
HP unveils Skyroom video collaboration tool — SAN FRANCISCO—Looking to take advantage of tightened corporate travel budgets, Hewlett-Packard on Tuesday showed the latest tech to come out of its labs, called Skyroom. — Unveiled together with Intel at the start of the Intel Developer Forum here …
Discussion: blogs.ft.com, Electronista and Mashable!
Chris Nuttall / blogs.ft.com: HP SkyRoom sets low ceiling on videochat
Ben Parr / Mashable!: HP Launches SkyRoom: Skype Meets WebEx
Deutsche Telekom Said to Be Talking With Clearwire to Expand U.S. Networks — Sept. 22 (Bloomberg) — Deutsche Telekom AG is in talks to gain access to airwaves controlled by Clearwire Corp. and MetroPCS Communications Inc. as the German company seeks to expand U.S. networks, said two people familiar with the matter.
Discussion: mocoNews, GigaOM, Tech Trader Daily and The Seattle Times
Om Malik / GigaOM: T-Mobile USA Hints at 4G Wireless Plans
Brier Dudley / The Seattle Times: Report: T-Mobile may use Clearwire spectrum for 4G
Tim Anderson's ITWriting:
Intel gets into the App Store game - but where does Silverlight fit in? — Intel has announced its Atom Developer Program including a new app store. The idea is to encourage a flow of applications that are well suited to netbooks, rather than general desktop applications that tend …
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Yahoo's Bartz: Microsoft Deal Was “Very Clever” — Say this about Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz: She promised to answer any and all questions at a New York press conference today, and she delivered! The event, which was meant to highlight Yahoo's new $100 million marketing campaign …
Discussion: BoomTown, the Econsultancy blog, Contentinople and Silicon Alley Insider
Kara Swisher / BoomTown: The Yahoo Ad Campaign Creative We'd Like to See
Meghan Keane / the Econsultancy blog: Yahoo releases “new” ad campaign about “Y!ou”
Ryan Lawler / Contentinople: Yahoo's New Ad Campaign All About ‘You’
Nicholas Carlson / Silicon Alley Insider: Yahoo's New Strategy: The Old Strategy
Arn / AppShopper.com:
Friday's Avalanche of Apps — At the end of last week we saw a massive number of App approvals on the iTunes App Store. This resulted in a over 1300 apps (of which over 300 were games) appearing in one day alone. We had heard Apple had had quite a back log of approvals, so hopefully, they have cleared the queue for now.
Discussion: Brainstorm Tech, AppleInsider, IntoMobile, Digital Daily, Neowin.net, MacRumors iPhone Blog and Gizmodo
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Brainstorm Tech: Apple approved 1,394 apps on Friday
Neil Hughes / AppleInsider: A look inside Apple's new App Store Resource Center
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: 1,394 New iPhone Apps Approved Last Friday, None of Them Google Voice
Brad Sams / Neowin.net: Apple approves nearly 1400 Apps in one day
Harry McCracken / Technologizer:
Picasa Gets Face Recognition, Built-in Google Maps — I can never quite tell if Google considers its free Picasa image organizer/editor to be a Major Google Product-it doesn't update it all that often, or promote it as energetically as it might. But it's announcing Picasa 3.5 today …
Discussion: Google Photos Blog, ReadWriteWeb, TechCrunch, VentureBeat and Macworld
Todd Bogdan / Google Photos Blog: Announcing Picasa 3.5, now with name tags, better geotagging and more
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Picasa Adds Facial Recognition And Geo-Tagging To Its Desktop App
Paul Boutin / VentureBeat: Picasa adds face recognition, geotagging, albums
Heather Kelly / Macworld: Google releases Picasa 3.5
Mia / YouTube Blog:
Five Stars Dominate Ratings — This graph fascinated us and so we wanted to share. It shows the number of videos that receive specific star ratings: one star for when you loathe something, five for when you love it. Judging from this chart, it looks like some of you are moved to rate videos …
Lisa Baertlein / Reuters:
Twitter's Stone says no ads in 2009 — LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Twitter has no plans to put advertisements on the popular microblogging site this year, co-founder Biz Stone said on Tuesday, amid a growing push for the 2-year-old Internet sensation to begin making money.
Ethan / ...My heart's in Accra:
Clay Shirky and accountability journalism — NYU Professor Clay Shirky published an essay, “Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable”, that suggested that journalists needed to radically rethink the assumptions that have made market-supported newspapers possible. It was a bombshell, cited and commented on thousands of times.
Jnack / John Nack on Adobe:
Lightroom pulls further ahead of Aperture — The past couple of years at this time (see entries for 2007, 2008), independent research company InfoTrends has surveyed professional photographers* about their choices of raw image-processing tools. It's interesting to check …
Discussion: Edible Apple, Macsimum News, CNET News, 9 to 5 Mac and Imaging Insider
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Adobe exec: Lightroom almost four times as popular as Apple's Aperture
Stephen Shankland / CNET News: Survey: Pros warm to Adobe Lightroom
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: “Lightroom beats Aperture,” Adobe claims
Neil Hughes / AppleInsider:
AT&T notifies iPhone users of impending MMS launch — Wireless carrier AT&T began sending out text messages this week letting iPhone users know that multimedia messaging capabilities will be available on Friday, Sept. 25. — The free message sent from AT&T to subscribers reaffirms …
Discussion: MacRumors iPhone Blog, Thanks:mrinaldesai
Eric Slivka / MacRumors iPhone Blog: AT&T Deactivating ‘View My Message’ Service for iPhone Users Ahead of MMS Launch
Tim Conneally / BetaNews:
Sprint opens its network to Android developers — Even though it's only got one Android device in its roster so far, wireless network operator Sprint today announced that it is turning over its network and product services to Android developers through the Sprint Developer Web site's new Android section.
Discussion: Sprint, MobileCrunch, internetnews.com, Android Phone Fans, jkOnTheRun, Unwired View, SlashGear and Computerworld
Chris Velazco / MobileCrunch: Sprint goes full bore with Android dev support
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: The Party Line — Phone Buzz of the Day
Ilinca Nita / Unwired View: Sprint launches Android developer website
Matt Hamblen / Computerworld: Android tools now on Sprint's developer site
“I Am Not A Reporter!” NYT's David Pogue Declares, Responding Angrily To Recent Criticism. “Since When Have I Ever Billed Myself As A Journalist?” — Clearly stung by recent attacks over conflicts of interest, the NYT's technology columnist David Pogue used a podcast interview Sunday …
Eminem lawsuit against Apple set to begin trial — Eminem's lawsuit against Apple and Aftermath Records, filed by the rapper's publisher Eight Mile Style, is set to begin trial on Thursday. Each party has yet to agree on a settlement since the proceedings were initiated in 2007.
Discussion: Associated Press and Perez Hilton
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent:
VentureBeat Buys TradeVibes To Launch Startup Database — Venture capital industry news site VentureBeat has purchased TradeVibes, a wiki info site on startups, which it is relaunching as its own startup directory site. The new site—VentureBeat Profiles—features capsule profiles on startups.
Discussion: VentureBeat, The Next Web and silicontap.com
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb:
WhoDoYouKnowAt: Because LinkedIn is Too Open — According to Lee Blaylock, founder and CEO of new business networking site WhoDoYouKnowAt, many business executives are reluctant to share their contact information publicly. For this reason, a number of professionals are hesitant …
Kim-Mai Cutler / VentureBeat: DEMO: Whodoyouknowat backs professional social networking