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, MacRumors, 9 to 5 Mac, I4U News, TUAW, The iPhone Blog, Electronista, Ubergizmo, TechVi, TweakTown News and digg.com
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Intel's Light Peak 10Gb bus standard is actually Apple's
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Intel Light Peak Port Is An Apple Initiated Thing?
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
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 …
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
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 and Smalltalk Tidbits …, Thanks:atul
James A. Robertson / Smalltalk Tidbits, Industry Rants: Crazy Like a Fox? — Dare Obasanjo suggests that Twitter's …
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 and Android Phone Fans
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
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, Thanks:atul
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: WaPo's Social Media Guidelines Paint Staff Into Virtual Corner …
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: Engadget Mobile and all things Palm Pre
Chris Ziegler / Engadget Mobile: Video recording hacks for the Pre making nice progress
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, TUAW, I4U News, ChannelWeb, CrunchGear and MacRumors
Brooke Crothers / CNET News: What's inside future low-cost MacBooks?
Sean P. Aune / TECH.BLORGE.com: Rumors circulate that Apple is about to refresh the iMac and MacBook lines
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?
Bobbie Johnson / Guardian:
The worst Microsoft ads of all time — A cringe-inducing Microsoft advert has been doing the rounds this week - but there are plenty of other skeletons in the company's closet — Earlier this week I linked to the horrendous Windows 7 ‘party’ video, which tickled our funny bones for all the wrong reasons.
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
Christopher Meinck / EverythingPre:
Palm Pre for $79.99 at Walmart — Just a few days ago, we saw the Palm Pre hit Amazon for $100. Those willing to go through the rebate process can get the Palm Pre for just $79.99 from Walmart with a 2-year agreement. The $100 mail-in rebate goes through Let's Talk, who handles wireless sales for Walmart.
Discussion: Engadget, PC World, I4U News, Lockergnome Blog Network, Maximum PC, Ubergizmo and Gizmodo
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget: Pre drops to $79.99 at Walmart
Paul Suarez / PC World: Score an $80 Pre — If You're Patient
Robert Evans / I4U News: Hot Deal: $80 Pres At Wal-Mart
Justin Kerr / Maximum PC: Palm Pre Drops to $79.99 at Wal-Mart
Dan Nosowitz / Gizmodo: Palm Pre's Price Continues to Drop; Now Only $80 at Walmart