Joshua Topolsky / Engadget:
Exclusive: Apple dictated Light Peak creation to Intel, could begin migration from other standards as early as 2010 — Remember how Intel showed off its new, advanced optical standard — Light Peak — this past week on a Hackintosh? Well it turns out there's more to that story than you probably know …
Discussion: Gizmodo, blogs.chron.com, Roughly Drafted, Techgeist, MacRumors, I4U News, 9 to 5 Mac, TUAW, The iPhone Blog, Electronista, Ubergizmo, TechVi, TweakTown News and digg.com
Michael Klurfeld / Techgeist: Apple Is The Mastermind Behind Light Peak
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Intel Light Peak Port Is An Apple Initiated Thing?
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Intel's Light Peak 10Gb bus standard is actually Apple's
Michael Rose / TUAW: Is Apple behind the development of Intel's Light Peak?
Rene Ritchie / The iPhone Blog: Apple Gets Intel to Create “Light Peak” …
Randall Bennett / TechVi: Apple collaborates with Intel on new universal connector
Sean Kalinich / TweakTown News: Light Peak Demo shows 1080P video and Large Files moving on the same cable
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
You're not on Twitter's suggested user list but you are in good company: — OK, so when Twitter came out with its Suggested User List I went through a bunch of emotions. Hatred. Jealousy. Self loathing. Blaming. Anger. Denial. All that kind of stuff.
Discussion: Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life, Howard Lindzon, Techgeist and Smalltalk Tidbits …, Thanks:atul
Alex Wilhelm / Techgeist: A TechCrunch50 Story, and A Sunday Afternoon
James A. Robertson / Smalltalk Tidbits, Industry Rants: Crazy Like a Fox? — Dare Obasanjo suggests that Twitter's …
John Biggs / CrunchGear:
The coming tablet wars — I'm going to try writing longer form stuff for the weekends, sort of to stretch the old mental legs a bit and share a bit of the stuff that is floating through my transom, man, about tech and especially mobile and portable electronics. — Come back with me to 2001.
Discussion: GottaBeMobile.com, Thanks:atul
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile.com: Interesting Look at the Coming ‘Tablet Wars’
Kevin Michaluk / CrackBerry.com blogs:
RIM Working on a Native Twitter Client... Should They?! — A while back now I heard that RIM was working on their own Twitter client (project banshee) and with some word of it starting to surface today figured it was about to time drop some details. It'll be a BIS-B Push based handheld …
Discussion: BlackBerry Sync
Jason Robitaille / PreCentral.net:
Video Recording On The Pre: Seeing Is Believing — We all knew it was just a matter of time before video recording came to the Pre. The camera and other hardware are easily strong enough to support it. It's just the software that needs to be upgraded. — Over last few weeks there's …
Discussion: I4U News, Engadget and all things Palm Pre
Robert Evans / I4U News: Record Video On Your Pre: Homebrew Solution
Chris Ziegler / Engadget: Video recording hacks for the Pre making nice progress
Josh Catone / Mashable!:
6 Incredible Twitter Powered Art Projects — Twitter has brought us many things. It lets us communicate in real-time about breaking news events, it lets us share content like photos, music, and videos, and it lets us do business in new ways. But Twitter is also being used to power …
Andy Alexander / Ombudsman Blog:
Post Editor Ends Tweets as New Guidelines Are Issued — As tweets on Twitter, they're pretty innocuous. — “We can incur all sorts of federal deficits for wars and what not,” read a recent one. “But we have to promise not to increase it by $1 for healthcare reform? Sad.”
Discussion: paidContent and Shooting at Bubbles, Thanks:atul
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: WaPo's Social Media Guidelines Paint Staff Into Virtual Corner …
Steven Hodson / Shooting at Bubbles: How be we get the story right Mr. Boyd
Mike / Understanding Google Maps & Local Search:
Where Are Google Places Pages Going? To the Index? — Last week when Google Map's new Place's pages were introduced it was noted that they were not going to be indexed leaving the impression amongst many that they would sit, isolated, in the Maps siloh. They would, it was thought, only be seen to users deep inside of Maps.
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: Another Look at Google Place Pages
Steve Schultze / Freedom to Tinker:
Android Open Source Model Has a Short Circuit — Last year, Google entered the mobile phone market with a Linux-based mobile operating system. The company brought together device manufacturers and carriers in the Open Handset Alliance, explaining that, “Together we have developed Android™ …
Discussion: AndroidGuys, Android Developers Blog, Android Phone Fans and Android Central
Mark Murphy / AndroidGuys: Fight the Fights Worth Fighting For
Dan Morrill / Android Developers Blog: A Note on Google Apps for Android
Rob Jackson / Android Phone Fans: Eff Google, Screw Android: The Backlash Begins
Jacqui Cheng / Ars Technica:
Viagra spam brings bulging returns of more than $4,000/day — Pharmaceutical spam can generate more than $4,000 per day in sales, confirming that spam continues to thrive because of those gullible few who click through and ruin it for the rest of us. And that's not just an estimate …
Discussion: Between the Lines, Gizmodo and digg.com
Wilson Rothman / Gizmodo: Remainders - Things We Didn't Post
Kasper Jade / AppleInsider:
Apple close to unveiling all-new MacBook line — An initiative on the part of Apple to retain and redesign its low-cost polycarbonate MacBook line due to ongoing economic uncertainties is now believed to be closer to fruition than once thought, AppleInsider has been told.
Discussion: CNET News, TECH.BLORGE.com, Engadget, TUAW, I4U News, ChannelWeb, CrunchGear and MacRumors
Brooke Crothers / CNET News: What's inside future low-cost Apple MacBooks?
Sean P. Aune / TECH.BLORGE.com: Rumors circulate that Apple is about to refresh the iMac and MacBook lines
Nilay Patel / Engadget: Apple about to unveil refreshed plastic MacBooks?
Steven Sande / TUAW: New iMacs, MacBooks in the fall Apple fashion lineup?
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: New Apple MacBook Economy Line Rumored
Brian Kraemer / ChannelWeb: Apple Preparing For MacBook Update?
Devin Coldewey / CrunchGear: And there will be new plastic MacBooks too — When Apple news …
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: MacBook Update to Be Released Alongside New iMacs?
Polly Curtis / Guardian:
‘Robot’ computer to mark English essays — The owner of one of England's three major exam boards is to introduce artificial intelligence-based automated marking of English exam essays in the UK from next month. — Pearson, the American-based parent company of Edexcel, is to use computers to …
Soulskill / Slashdot: Computers To Mark English Essays