Pierre Lebeau / Google Voice Blog:
Google Voice with your existing number — Google Voice is all about enabling choice: which phone you pick up your calls on, where to review your voicemail messages, how to send and reply to text messages, etc. So when it comes to your phone number, it was logical for us to also offer a choice of which number to use with Google Voice.
Discussion: internetnews.com, PC World, The Official Google Blog, Search Engine Land, Boy Genius Report, I4U News, PreCentral.net, BerryReview.com, Between the Lines, CNET News, DSLreports, Understanding Google …, GigaOM, jkOnTheRun, Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim, Gadgetell, Disruptive Telephony, Google Watch, WMExperts, Technologizer, Computerworld, Gearlog, Erictric, Ubergizmo, Lifehacker, Gizmodo, Mashable!, Epicenter, VentureBeat, Bits, MobileContentToday, Tech Beat, Search Engine Journal, Engadget, ChannelWeb, GottaBeMobile.com, TechVi and Pocket-lint.com, Thanks:atul
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land: Google Voice Now Lets You Use Your Existing Phone Number
Peter Martin / Boy Genius Report: Google Voice now features Voicemail
Robert Evans / I4U News: Google Voice: Now With Your Existing Cell Number
Dieter Bohn / PreCentral.net: Google Voicemail on your Pre ...For a Price
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: Google Voice now (kinda) works with your number
Karl Bode / DSLreports: Google Voice Lets You Use Your Existing Number
Mike / Understanding Google Maps & Local Search: GoogleVoice now allows use of an SMB's primary phone number …
Om Malik / GigaOM: Google Voice, Now Serving on Your Numbers
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: Google Voice Porting — Numbers No, But Voicemail Yes!
Andy Beal / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: Google Voice Goes Mobile
Robert Nelson / Gadgetell: Google brings Google Voice to your existing number, but it comes with a catch
Phil Nickinson / WMExperts: Google Voice now plays nice with your current number (but it's not number porting)
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Google Voice Without a New Number
Seth H. Weintraub / Computerworld: Google Voice now works on your mobile number
Brian Heater / Gearlog: Google Voice Lets Users Keep Existing Numbers
Kevin Purdy / Lifehacker: Google Voice Offers Voicemail Without a New Number
Barb Dybwad / Mashable!: Now Use Google Voice With Your Existing Phone Number
Ryan Singel / Epicenter: Google Releases Voice Light for Any Mobile Number
Miguel Helft / Bits: Google Voice ‘Lite’ — No New Number Required
Todd Ogasawara / MobileContentToday: Use Google Voice Directly with Your Current Mobile Phone Number?
Thomas Ricker / Engadget: Google Voice can now manage your cellphone's voicemail (video)
Chad Berndtson / ChannelWeb: Google Voice Works With The Number You Know And Love (Sort Of)
Eric Sandine / TechVi: Google extends Google Voice to existing numbers
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Google Voice Can Now Take Control Of Your Mobile Voicemail — Google Voice is a great way to manage phone hell by giving you a single phone number that automatically rings your mobile, home, work and other phones based on your choice of rules and settings (who's calling, when, etc.).
Discussion: Computerworld, Electronista, dailywireless.org, Associated Press and Advocate's Studio
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: Google Voicemail Reads Messages
Michael Liedtke / Associated Press: Google expands availability of its free voice mail
Sydney Morning Herald:
Apple shops tablet around Australia — Apple is preparing to release a groundbreaking tablet computer in Australia and around the world early next year and has been in discussions with media companies about including their content on the device. — The tablet is tipped to be a larger version of the iPhone.
Discussion: Brainstorm Tech, CNET News, AppleInsider, Tech Trader Daily, CrunchGear, MacRumors, IntoMobile, SlashGear, TheAppleBlog, Macsimum News, Electronista, The Apple Core and iLounge
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Brainstorm Tech: Apple's tablet: A 70-30 split?
Jim Dalrymple / CNET News: More evidence of Apple's nonexistent tablet surfaces
Tiernan Ray / Tech Trader Daily: Press Can't Keep Apple Tablet Secret
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Yet another Apple iTablet rumour full of BS, this time brought to you by Australia
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Apple touting Tablet in Australia?
Darrell Etherington / TheAppleBlog: Rumor Has It: Apple Sharing Tablet Info With Australian Media?
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: ‘Sydney Morning Herald’: Apple in talks with Australian media …
Jason D. O'Grady / The Apple Core: Apple pitching media companies on tablet?
Charles Starrett / iLounge: Apple sending tablet specs to Australian media outlets
Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo:
Phil Schiller: No More Apple Products This Year [Update: Apple Called] — People are mumbling about incoming this and that “coming soon” from Apple. Normally, we don't have a clue about what really goes one at Cupertino. Sometimes, however, we hit gold, lurking in the dark. Others, we get The Word.
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, AppleInsider, MacRumors and The Loop
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Schiller: Holiday lineup is set, not that 'there are not going …
Katie Marsal / AppleInsider: Apple says no more product introductions until next year
Jim Dalrymple / The Loop: Schiller: Apple's holiday line-up is set
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
What Does the New York Times Really Know About Apple's Tablet? “I Ain't Sayin',” Says Editor Bill Keller. — Leave it to the Apple-obsessed to go nuts over a three-word phrase in a week-day-old video of a two-week old event. But that's what they did yesterday.
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, Christian Science Monitor, Gawker, AppleInsider and The Mac Observer
Ryan Tate / Gawker: ‘Impending’ Apple Tablet Creates Uneasy Alliance Between Cupertino and the Press
Zee / TNW Appetite:
It's Official. Google Wave to Get Its Own App Store (with potentially more than just apps) — My fellow writer James Glick attended the Google Wave GTUG (Google Technology User Group) meeting in London yesterday and came away with a few interesting nuggets of information regarding the future of Google Wave.
Discussion: Fast Company, Download Squad, Erictric, Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim, Mashable!, Electronista, JasonKolb.com, TechRadar.com, Advocate's Studio and The Next Web, Thanks:mgcreed
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: Google Wave to Get App Store: What the Heck?
Sebastian Anthony / Download Squad: Google Wave will have an App Store too!
Bertrand / Erictric: Google Wave to Have Its Own App Store
Jordan McCollum / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: Google Wave to Get App Store, Kill the iPhone?
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!: The Next App Store: Google Wave
Patrick Goss / TechRadar.com: Google Wave to have application store
James Glick / The Next Web: Google Wave team talk shop and future at GTUG London
AWS Evangelist / Amazon Web Services Blog:
Introducing Amazon RDS - The Amazon Relational Database Service — We are always looking for ways to make it faster, simpler, and more fun to develop applications of all types. Every hour that you don't spend fiddling with hardware, tracing cables, installing operating systems or managing databases …
Discussion: GigaOM, All Things Distributed, CNET News, Softpedia News, TechCrunch, eWeek, Between the Lines and Daring Fireball, Thanks:atul
Werner Vogels / All Things Distributed: Expanding the Cloud: The Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
Stephen Shankland / CNET News: Amazon's in-cloud database gets MySQL option
Nik Cubrilovic / TechCrunch: Amazon Launches Hosted MySQL Database Cloud Service
Darryl K. Taft / eWeek: Amazon Launches Relational Database for the Cloud
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines: Amazon launches relational database service: Think MySQL in the cloud
Krishnan Subramanian / CloudAve:
Amazon Releases Relational Database As A Service - My Initial Thoughts
Amazon Releases Relational Database As A Service - My Initial Thoughts
Discussion: Amazon Web Services Blog, Data Center Knowledge and The Mark Bao Journal
AWS Evangelist / Amazon Web Services Blog: Amazon EC2 - Now an Even Better Value
Rich Miller / Data Center Knowledge: Amazon Offers MySQL in the Cloud
John P. Falcone / Crave: The gadget blog:
Roku introduces two new set-tops, teases additional content channels coming next month — Roku is prepping its set-top box line for the holiday season by adding two new models and new content “channels” due within the coming weeks. — The step-up Roku HD XR Player ($130) adds faster 802.11n.
Discussion: Ars Technica, BetaNews, Computerworld, NewTeeVee, L.A. Times Tech Blog, Technologizer, Engadget, paidContent, Beet.TV, The Mobile Gadgeteer, Gearlog, Zatz Not Funny!, OhGizmo!, The Business Of Online Video and Electronista, Thanks:beet_tv
Chris Foresman / Ars Technica: Roku sporting new hardware; channel store coming soon
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: All the right moves: Roku's Netflix streamer branches out
Jason Snell / Computerworld: Roku Player line adds two new models
Chris Albrecht / NewTeeVee: Roku Launches the HD-XR and an SD Entry-Level Box
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Hands On With Roku's New HD-XR Internet Video Player
Daisy Whitney / Beet.TV: Roku Introduces Two New Devices
Matthew Miller / The Mobile Gadgeteer: Roku adds 2 new players, including the HD-XR with 802.11n support
Tim Gideon / Gearlog: Roku Expands Its “Netflix” Player Line
Chris Scott Barr / OhGizmo!: Netflix Streaming Coming To PS3's Later This Year
Dan Rayburn / The Business Of Online Video: Roku Announces Two New Devices, Hands-On, With Video: More Content Coming
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac:
VMWare Fusion 3.0 - shipping today — With Windows 7 out the breech and Snow Leopard already purring on many Macs, news that VMWare Fusion 3.0 ships today, October 27, is well-timed. — You may have missed the brilliant weekend deal which enabled you to pick up a copy …
Rob Griffiths / Computerworld: First Look: VMware Fusion 3
VMware Rolls Out Workstation 7 for Desktops
VMware Rolls Out Workstation 7 for Desktops
Mikael Ricknäs / InfoWorld: VMware ships Workstation for virtualizing Windows 7
Robert X. Cringely / I, Cringely:
Why Windows 7 Costs so Much — I've had a couple days now with Windows 7 and it is certainly an improvement over both Vista and XP, requiring slightly less resources than either (significantly less than Vista), booting faster, and offering superior usability. Yeah, but why does it cost so much?
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
Barnes & Noble Won't Sell Nook To Go In All Stores — Its 700-plus U.S. stores should give Barnes & Noble an edge in the contest for e-reader dollars but many won't be selling the actual Nook on site. Instead, I was told as a customer, the booksellers will order a device for in-store customers …
Discussion: Engadget, Gadget Lab, GottaBeMobile.com, Gizmodo, Electronista, Gadgetell and Gearlog
Darren Murph / Engadget: QUE proReader hitting Barnes & Noble retail stores in 2010
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: Nook Will Be Sold (Almost) Only Online
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile.com: B&N Will Stock the Nook and the QUE in Stores, But Not All Stores
Robert Nelson / Gadgetell: Barnes & Noble Nook: Available for purchase, but not take home at retail stores
Brian Heater / Gearlog: Barnes & Noble to Sell Plastic Logic Que E-Reader
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Exclusive: Microsoft's MSN Is in Early Talks With MySpace About Music Tie-Up — Microsoft's MSN is in preliminary talks with MySpace about using the social networking site's music service, MySpace Music, to help power music offerings on the giant portal. — While sources at both companies cautioned …
Discussion: PC World, NEWS.com.au, MediaFile, Softpedia News, The Register, hypebot, Inside Facebook, AppScout, Music Ally and The Social
Jacqueline Emigh / PC World: MSN Music to Add Content From MySpace?
Robert MacMillan / MediaFile: MySpace: Be ready to read this story twice
Chris Williams / The Register: MySpace in talks to become Facebook friend
Bruce Houghton / hypebot: Facebook And MySpace In Talks To Connect
Brian Heater / AppScout: Rumor: Microsoft and Myspace Working on Music Deal
Stuart Dredge / Music Ally: MySpace and Facebook to share music and video content
Caroline McCarthy / The Social: Facebook and MySpace ‘in talks?’ Of course
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
The Shopping Spree Continues; Cisco Buys ScanSafe For $183 Million — Cisco has added another company to its coffers with the acquisition of ScanSafe for $183 million. A few weeks ago, Cisco announced a $2.9 billion acquisition of mobile networking infrastructure provider Starent Networks …
Discussion: The Register, CNET News, Digital Daily, eWeek, internetnews.com, Cisco and silicontap.com
Austin Modine / The Register: Cisco borgs real-time security biz ScanSafe
Marguerite Reardon / CNET News: Cisco to buy cloud security firm for $183 million
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Cisco Skips Shopaholics Anonymous Meeting, Acquires ScanSafe
Brian Prince / eWeek: Cisco to Acquire ScanSafe for Web Security
Michael Schneider / Variety:
MacFarlane special loses Microsoft — Microsoft has yanked its sponsorship off Fox's upcoming Seth MacFarlane comedy/variety special. Fox still plans to air “Family Guy Presents: Seth and Alex's Almost Live Comedy Show” on Nov. 8, but with another, yet-to-be-named sponsor.
Discussion: Seattle Times, Contentinople, Microsoft Watch, Computerworld, The Register, Edible Apple, Windows 7 Center, Techdirt, DailyTech, Softpedia News, AppScout, Silicon Alley Insider, I4U News, Newlaunches.com, The Raw Feed, Company Town, The Live Feed | THR, The Daily Weekly, Gawker, The Tech Report, Mashable!, Technologizer, MacDailyNews, internetnews.com, Maximum PC, CNET News, Ars Technica, TechFlash, Erictric, WMExperts and L.A. Times Tech Blog
Sharon Chan / Seattle Times: Microsoft cancels sponsorship of “Family Guy” show
Jeff Baumgartner / Contentinople: News Bits: Microsoft Dumps Family Guy
Mike Masnick / Techdirt: Microsoft Pulls Out Of Family Guy Sponsorship... Gets Half …
Jason Mick / DailyTech: Microsoft Kills Windows 7-themed “Family Guy” …
Brian Heater / AppScout: Microsoft Actually Watches Family Guy, Yanks Win 7 Ads
Michael Learmonth / Silicon Alley Insider: Microsoft Shocked ‘Family Guy’ Humor Includes Incest, Holocaust Jokes
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Family Guy Is Not Promoting Windows 7
Joe Flint / Company Town: The Morning Fix: What's ‘Paranormal’ …
Hollywoodreporter / The Live Feed | THR: Microsoft watches ‘Family Guy,’ pulls out of special
Caleb Hannan / The Daily Weekly: Microsoft Withdraws ‘Family Guy’ …
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: Who's Turned on Family Guy ?
Cyril Kowaliski / The Tech Report: Microsoft pulls out of Family Guy special
Barb Dybwad / Mashable!: Microsoft: Windows 7 + Family Guy = Whoops
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Windows 7 and Family Guy: The Arranged Marriage is Over
Paul Lilly / Maximum PC: Microsoft Pulls Out of Family Guy Deal
Ina Fried / CNET News: Microsoft pulls plug on ‘Family Guy’ special
Emil Protalinski / Ars Technica: Microsoft bails from Family Guy Windows 7 special
Phil Nickinson / WMExperts: Microsoft apparently never saw ‘Family Guy’
Michell Bak / se-blog:
What's Next: Sony Ericsson posts Rachael announcement date - now officially confirmed! — Sony Ericsson have just launched the “What's Next?” campaign website and there's no doubt it's about the announcement of Rachael, which according to the site will happen on the 3rd of November. — How can I be so sure?
Dusan Belic / IntoMobile: Sony Ericsson to announce new phone(s) on November 3rd
Sindre Lia / infoSync World: Sony Ericsson Rachael Announcement Imminent
Chris Ziegler / Engadget Mobile: Sony Ericsson looking ready to come clean with Android-powered Rachael on November 3
Taylor Wimberly / Android and Me: Sony Ericsson to unveil Android phone next week
Kim Poh Liaw / SlashPhone: Rumor: Sony Ericsson Rachael Named Xperia X10 Officially?
Duncan Geere / Pocket-lint.com: PHOTOS: Sony Ericsson Xperia X2
Robert Evans / I4U News: Ericsson Android Smartphone Coming Soon
Maureen Heymans / The Official Google Blog:
Introducing Google Social Search: I finally found my friend's New York blog! — Your friends and contacts are a key part of your life online. Most people on the web today make social connections and publish web content in many different ways, including blogs, status updates and tweets.
Discussion: Computerworld, Digital Daily, Search Engine Watch, Switched, The Steve Rubel Lifestream, Mashable!, Search Engine Roundtable, The Register, AppScout, Softpedia News, L.A. Times Tech Blog, MediaPost, PC Pro, Advocate's Studio, TechCrunch, CIO.com, Erictric, VentureBeat, CloudAve and eWeek, Thanks:jungleg
David Coursey / Computerworld: Privacy: Why Google Social Search Gives Me The Creeps
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Results 1-10 for Your Search for “Pizza Joint Where Bill Got Food Poisoning”
Nathania Johnson / Search Engine Watch: Google Officially Launches Social Search Experiment in Labs
Terrence O'Brien / Switched: Google ‘Social Search’ Results Include Your Friends
Ben Parr / Mashable!: Google Social Search Goes Live
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Roundtable: Google Social Search Now Live
Kelly Fiveash / The Register: Google stalks your social circle
Brian Heater / AppScout: Google Intros “Social Search”
Mark Milian / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Google starts testing Social Search. …
Laurie Sullivan / MediaPost: Google Officially Rolls Out Social Search In Labs
Barry Collins / PC Pro: Google rolls out Social Search
MG Siegler / TechCrunch: Google Social Search: Twitter And FriendFeed Highlighted. What About Facebook?
JR Raphael / CIO.com: First Look: Google Social Search
Bertrand / Erictric: Google Social Search is Now Live
Kim-Mai Cutler / VentureBeat: How Google's new social search could suck in your Facebook friends, if it wanted to
Krishnan Subramanian / CloudAve: Video - How Google Social Search Works
Clint Boulton / eWeek: Google Social Search Arrives to Surface Content from Twitter, FriendFeed, Yelp
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Google Social Search Launches, Gives Results From Your Trusted “Social Circle”
Google Social Search Launches, Gives Results From Your Trusted “Social Circle”
Discussion: Google Blogoscoped, DeviceMAG and Bruce Clay, Inc. Blog, Thanks:atul
Philipp Lenssen / Google Blogoscoped: Google Social Search Live
Sanjeev Ramachandran / DeviceMAG: Google Social Search is here to help you find people in your social circle
Virginia Nussey / Bruce Clay, Inc. Blog: Is Social Media Marketing a New Requirement of SEO?
Nick Mueller / ArcticStartup:
Spotify CTO Is Leaving, Door Won't Hit Him On The Way Out — Spotify CTO Andreas Ehn tweeted about leaving the company this morning, in a surprise move that might signal the direction of things at the Stockholm (er, Luxembourg) based startup. — When a CTO leaves a company as well regarded as Spotify …
Discussion: GigaOM and TechCrunch Europe
Om Malik / GigaOM: Spotify CTO Tunes Out, Leaves the Company
Sascha Segan / Gearlog:
HTC Working on Android 2.0 Phones — It looks like Motorola aren't the only people to get a taste of that yummy Eclair - otherwise known as Android 2.0. The Android 2.0 software launch is going very oddly. Google hasn't announced the OS or SDK, but Verizon says the Motorola Droid will be running the OS.
Discussion: Gizmodo, Android Central, GMSV, Engadget, Pocket-lint.com and Android Phone Fans
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo: Samsung Moment Review: The ED-209 of Android Phones
Casey Chan / Android Central: HTC Confirms Android 2.0 Handsets Coming Soon
Susan Steade / GMSV: Nah, that bridge is just nicely browned
Paul Miller / Engadget: HTC confirms it has Android 2.0 handsets in the works
Duncan Geere / Pocket-lint.com: HTC working on Android 2.0 handsets
Rob Jackson / Android Phone Fans: HTC Working On Android 2.0 Phones
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!:
Facebook Password Reset Confirmation Email Contains Virus [ALERT] — Another new virus is spreading through social networks, this time, via Facebook. This one - known as Bredolab - masks itself as a “Password Reset Confirmation Email,” appears to come from Facebook, and attaches a file that purports to contain a new password.
Discussion: Zero Day, All Facebook, mxlab and I4U News
Ryan Naraine / Zero Day: Facebook password-reset spam is Bredolab botnet attack
Nick O'Neill / All Facebook: New Bredolab Virus Targets Unsuspecting Facebook Users
Robert Evans / I4U News: New Virus Masquerades As Facebook Password Reset
John Markoff / New York Times:
Old Trick Threatens the Newest Weapons — Despite a six-year effort to build trusted computer chips for military systems, the Pentagon now manufactures in secure facilities run by American companies only about 2 percent of the more than $3.5 billion of integrated circuits bought annually for use in military gear.
Jay Yarow / Silicon Alley Insider:
Vevo Lands AT&T As Its First Advertiser — Music video startup Vevo announced that it has signed up AT&T as its first advertiser. — There's no word on how much the deal was worth, but a Vevo rep says it's a “long term” deal. She also says Vevo will be announcing more advertisers in the near future.
Discussion: PR Newswire, paidContent, Christian Science Monitor and AppScout
Rafat Ali / paidContent: Vevo's First Launch Sponsor: AT&T
Chloe Albanesius / AppScout: AT&T Joins Vevo Music Service
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Microsoft's Outlook Opens Up to an Uncertain Future — While most of us were too engrossed in the somewhat ephemeral news of Google's new attempts at becoming social, something much more profound transpired — something that can have an impact on millions upon millions of people.
Discussion: Maximum PC and IT PRO - Today, Thanks:atul
Nicole Kobie / IT PRO - Today: Microsoft to open up Outlook data
Report: Stray jet's pilots were on laptops — (CNN) — The pilots of the commercial jetliner that last week overshot its destination by about 150 miles have said they were using their laptops and lost track of time and location, federal safety officials said Monday.
Discussion: Switched, New York Times, Gizmodo, Boing Boing, Lockergnome Blog Network and GottaBeMobile.com
Xeni Jardin / Boing Boing: Off-course pilots were laptopping-while-flying
Ron Schenone / Lockergnome Blog Network: Stray Airline Pilots Admit Playing On Their Laptops And Losing Track Of Time