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: AppleInsider, The Register, Brainstorm Tech, CrunchGear, CNET News, I4U News, IntoMobile, SlashGear, TheAppleBlog, Macsimum News and Tech Trader Daily
Rik Myslewski / The Register: Apple dangles tablet lure in Oz
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Brainstorm Tech: Apple's tablet: A 70-30 split?
Jim Dalrymple / CNET News: More evidence of Apple's nonexistent tablet surfaces
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Apple Shows Apple Tablet Specs Around Down Under?
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 …
Tiernan Ray / Tech Trader Daily: Press Can't Keep Apple Tablet Secret
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, EverythingiCafe, TheAppleBlog, AppleInsider, I4U News, The Loop, MacRumors and TUAW
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Schiller: Holiday lineup is set, not that 'there are not going …
Tim Barribeau / EverythingiCafe: Apple Remains Cagey About More Products This Year
Darrell Etherington / TheAppleBlog: Apple Says “The Holiday Lineup is Set,” Nothing More, Nothing less
Katie Marsal / AppleInsider: Apple says no more product introductions until next year
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: No More New Apple Products For the Holidays?
Jim Dalrymple / The Loop: Schiller: Apple's holiday line-up is set
Dave Caolo / TUAW: Phil Schiller: Holiday lineup in place
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-old video of a two-week-old event. But that's what they did yesterday.
Steve / The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs: I swear to God I will have Bill Keller's big sweaty block-shaped head on a plate
Ryan Tate / Gawker: ‘Impending’ Apple Tablet Creates Uneasy Alliance Between Cupertino and the Press
Android Developers Blog:
Announcing Android 2.0 support in the SDK! — I am excited to announce that the Android SDK now supports Android 2.0 (also known as Eclair). — Android 2.0 brings new developer APIs for sync, Bluetooth, and a few other areas. Using the new sync, account manager and contacts APIs …
Discussion: Computerworld, eWeek, internetnews.com, CNET News, MobileTechWorld, BetaNews, developer.android.com, The Unlockr, The Mark Bao Journal, MacRumors, Mashable!, Android and Me, PhoneNews.com, Engadget Mobile, infoSync World, AndroidGuys, Android Central, Boy Genius Report, IntoMobile, InformationWeek, Android Phone Fans, Daring Fireball, 9 to 5 Mac, SlashGear, Erictric, dailywireless.org, Ubergizmo, jkOnTheRun, Unofficial Sony Ericsson Blog and Pocket-lint.com, Thanks:atul
Clint Boulton / eWeek: Google Android 2.0 SDK Lands For Developers as the World Awaits The Verizon Droid
Kent German / CNET News: Google releases Android 2.0 SDK
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: Android 2.0 features revealed
Mark Bao / The Mark Bao Journal: New Android 2. SDK and rumored Droid launch Nov. 6: What Android 2 …
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Android 2.0 Platform Officially Unveiled
Christina Warren / Mashable!: Android 2.0: The Next Version of Google's Mobile OS Is Coming [Video]
Justin Shapcott / Android and Me: How to install Android SDK and play with Android 2.0 in the emulator
Humberto Saabedra / PhoneNews.com: Google Announces Android 2.0 Support in SDK, Changelog
Chris Ziegler / Engadget Mobile: Android 2.0 support officially added to SDK
Sindre Lia / infoSync World: Android 2.0 Goes Official
Casey Chan / Android Central: Google Releases Android 2.0 ‘Eclair’ SDK !
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: Android 2.0 SDK gets official
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Video: Android 2.0 officially announced
Eric Zeman / InformationWeek: Android 2.0 Changelog Is Droolworthy
Rob Jackson / Android Phone Fans: Android 2.0 Developers Face Another NDA
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Android 2.0 video shows new features
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Android 2.0 Eclair officially launches [Video]
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: Google Launching Android 2
James Kendrick / jkOnTheRun: Android 2.0 is Official — Quick Contacts Look Nice
Duncan Geere / Pocket-lint.com: Android 2.0 rolls out to developers
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo:
Android 2.0 Official: It's the Android We've Been Waiting For — This is it: The official video laying out Android 2.0's new features, to go along with 2.0 support hitting the SDK today. Man, Android 2.0 is nice. — Highlights of Android 2. revealed in the video are a new contacts setup …
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, internetnews.com, Download Squad, App Advice, MobileCrunch, AppScout and Electronista
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: First Official Preview Video of Android 2.0 Is Now Available
Brad Linder / Download Squad: Google launches Android 2.0 SDK
Alexander / App Advice: Android 2.0 Preview Is Out In The Wild
Greg Kumparak / MobileCrunch: Google opens up Android 2.0 SDK to all developers
Sascha Segan / AppScout: Google Android 2.0 Arrives for Developers
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: Computerworld, BusinessWeek, The Official Google Blog, Search Engine Watch, Boy Genius Report, internetnews.com, GigaOM, BerryReview.com, Search Engine Land, CNET News, Understanding Google …, PreCentral.net, jkOnTheRun, Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim, Gadgetell, Disruptive Telephony, I4U News, Google Watch, WMExperts, Gearlog, Engadget, Telecompetitor, Between the Lines, Erictric and Search Engine Journal, Thanks:atul
Jeff Porten / Computerworld: Use your own number with some Google Voice features
Arik Hesseldahl / BusinessWeek: Google Voice Get More Flexible For iPhone Users
Nathania Johnson / Search Engine Watch: Google Voice Now Available with Current Mobile Phone Number
Peter Martin / Boy Genius Report: Google Voice now features Voicemail
Om Malik / GigaOM: Google Voice, Now Serving on Your Numbers
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land: Google Voice Now Lets You Use Your Existing Phone Number
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: Google Voice now (kinda) works with your number
Mike / Understanding Google Maps & Local Search: GoogleVoice now allows use of an SMB's primary phone number …
Dieter Bohn / PreCentral.net: Google Voicemail on your Pre ...For a Price
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
Robert Evans / I4U News: Google Voice: Now With Your Existing Cell Number
Phil Nickinson / WMExperts: Google Voice now plays nice with your current number (but it's not number porting)
Brian Heater / Gearlog: Google Voice Lets Users Keep Existing Numbers
Thomas Ricker / Engadget: Google Voice can now manage your cellphone's voicemail (video)
Bernie Arnason / Telecompetitor: Number Portability Comes to Google Voice
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Google Voice Can Now Take Control Of Your Mobile Voicemail
Google Voice Can Now Take Control Of Your Mobile Voicemail
Discussion: Agence France Presse, Electronista, Computerworld, Inc.com, Advocate's Studio and dailywireless.org
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: Google Voicemail Reads Messages
Boy Genius Report:
Motorola Droid and HTC Droid Eris launching November 6th on Verizon — One of our connects hit us up and informed us that the much-awaited Motorola Droid and HTC Droid Eris will be launching on the same day of November 6th. We previously heard from another source that Droid Eris would launch on the 6th …
Discussion: Mashable! and MobileTechWorld
Jennifer Van Grove / Mashable!: iDon't Care: Video Spoofs Motorola Droid's Anti-iPhone Ad
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, Mobilewhack.com, Maximum PC, Download Squad, Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim, Erictric, TechRadar.com, Mashable! and Advocate's Studio, Thanks:mgcreed
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: Google Wave to Get App Store: What the Heck?
Bart Salisbury / Maximum PC: Google Wave to Open its Own App Store and Itself to Software Developers
Sebastian Anthony / Download Squad: Google Wave will have an App Store too!
Jordan McCollum / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: Google Wave to Get App Store, Kill the iPhone?
Bertrand / Erictric: Google Wave to Have Its Own App Store
Patrick Goss / TechRadar.com: Google Wave to have application store
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!: The Next App Store: Google Wave
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: Contentinople, Ars Technica, BetaNews, NewTeeVee, Engadget, Computerworld, L.A. Times Tech Blog, Technologizer, Gearlog, TECH.BLORGE.com, The Mobile Gadgeteer, Zatz Not Funny!, OhGizmo!, The Business Of Online Video, Beet.TV and paidContent, Thanks:beet_tv
Ryan Lawler / Contentinople: Roku Expands Product Lineup
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
Chris Albrecht / NewTeeVee: Roku Launches the HD-XR and an SD Entry-Level Box
Jason Snell / Computerworld: Roku Player line adds two new models
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Hands On With Roku's New HD-XR Internet Video Player
Tim Gideon / Gearlog: Roku Expands Its “Netflix” Player Line
Sean P. Aune / TECH.BLORGE.com: Roku introduces two new set-top boxes
Matthew Miller / The Mobile Gadgeteer: Roku adds 2 new players, including the HD-XR with 802.11n support
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
Daisy Whitney / Beet.TV: Roku Introduces Two New Devices
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: The Register, Industry Standard, All Things Distributed, VentureBeat, eWeek, CloudAve, Data Center Knowledge, OakLeaf Systems, GigaOM, Softpedia News, CNET News, The Mark Bao Journal and TechCrunch, Thanks:atul
Cade Metz / The Register: Amazon rains MySQL from the heavens
Ian Lamont / Industry Standard: Amazon Relational Database Service hits the cloud, but users wonder …
Werner Vogels / All Things Distributed: Expanding the Cloud: The Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
Darryl K. Taft / eWeek: Amazon Launches Relational Database for the Cloud
Krishnan Subramanian / CloudAve: Amazon Releases Relational Database As A Service - My Initial Thoughts
Rich Miller / Data Center Knowledge: Amazon Offers MySQL in the Cloud
Stephen Shankland / CNET News: Amazon's in-cloud database gets MySQL option
Mark Bao / The Mark Bao Journal: Amazon Web Services releases new Relational Database Service for MySQL in the Cloud
Nik Cubrilovic / TechCrunch: Amazon Launches Hosted MySQL Database Cloud Service
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
Discussion: Computerworld and Maximum PC
Mikael Ricknäs / Computerworld: VMware ships Workstation for virtualizing Windows 7
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: Fast Company, Tech Trader Daily, Computerworld, paidContent, NEWS.com.au, Contentinople, Pulse2, MediaFile and Softpedia News
Chris Dannen / Fast Company: MSN May Get MySpace Music Service to Rival Google's
Jacqueline Emigh / Computerworld: MSN Music to Add Content From MySpace?
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Updated: MySpace Music May Be Coming To MSN
Jeff Baumgartner / Contentinople: News Bits: Microsoft Dumps Family Guy
Robert MacMillan / MediaFile: MySpace: Be ready to read this story twice
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider:
Gawker Scammed By Malware Crew Pretending To Be Suzuki — Gawker Media just got scammed by a malware company pretending to be Suzuki. — The “ads” crashed readers' browsers, and, in some cases, installed spyware. — Gawker—no babes in the woods on this issue—have been kind enough …
Discussion: BBC, Zero Day, Gizmodo, The Register, Graham Cluley's blog, the Econsultancy blog, Threat Level and The Blog Herald
Ryan Naraine / Zero Day: Malware ads served from Gizmodo blog
Kelly Fiveash / The Register: Gizmodo says sorry for malware suckerpunch
Graham Cluley / Graham Cluley's blog: Gizmodo hit by malware adverts
Patricio Robles / the Econsultancy blog: Gawker the latest victim of malicious ad buyers
Kevin Poulsen / Threat Level: Cybercrooks Trick Gawker Into Serving Malware-Laced Ad
Apple Soars Behind iPhone 3GS Momentum — By Paul Carton, Director of Research, ChangeWave Research — These are heady times for the smart phone market, with consumer buying plans near record levels. Moreover, electronics spending in general shows signs of a pick up.
Discussion: AppleInsider, CNET News, 9 to 5 Mac, Brainstorm Tech, Electronista, BlackBerry Cool and MacDailyNews
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Brainstorm Tech: iPhone in “striking distance” of BlackBerry
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: Cisco, Between the Lines, VentureBeat, The Register, Maximum PC, CNET News, Digital Daily, eWeek and internetnews.com
Paul Boutin / VentureBeat: Cisco buys Web security company ScanSafe for $183M
Austin Modine / The Register: Cisco borgs real-time security biz ScanSafe
Paul Lilly / Maximum PC: Cisco to Acquire ScanSafe for $183 Million
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
Yinka Adegoke / Reuters:
Diller eyes deal making with possible Ask.com sale — * Q3 rev down 9 pct due to weaker ad sales — * Shares up 1 percent. — * Open to consolidation in search business (Adds analyst comments, CEO comments, new first sentence) — Barry Diller may be about to hang a ‘for sale’ on Ask.com …
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider, paidContent and Dow Jones Newswires
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: Diller: No Blockbuster Acquisitions In The Cards But If You Want To Buy Ask ...
Liang Chen / business.globaltimes.cn:
Google accused of ‘malicious revenge’ — Google, the search-engine giant, is in the spotlight again after blocking the book channel of the People's Daily website, allegedly for having carried stories about Google's recent copyright conflict with Chinese writers.
Discussion: The Next Web, Digits and China Real Time Report
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: Google's “malicious revenge” against Chinese website
Sky Canaves / Digits: People's Daily Site Accuses Google of ‘Malicious Revenge’
David Carnoy / Crave: The gadget blog:
Apple set to raise curtain on fourth Manhattan store — While it was confirmed several months ago that Apple would be opening a fourth Manhattan retail store on the Upper West Side, the company appears to be just days away from taking the wraps off the somewhat secretive project.
Discussion: AppleInsider, 9 to 5 Mac, ifoAppleStore and Macsimum News
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple preparing to pull back curtain on Upper West Side Store
Gary Allen / ifoAppleStore: Next NYC Store Grand Opening Is ‘Soon’
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Apple's fourth Manhattan store opening ‘soon’
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.
Don Reisinger / CNET News: Fake Facebook e-mail contains Trojan
Terrence O'Brien / Switched: Malware Charades as Facebook ‘Password Reset’ E-Mails
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
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Global Phone Number Provider iNum Brings HD Voice Calling To Skype — Tomorrow at the eComm Europe 2009 event, Brussels-based provider of international VoIP origination services and telephone numbers Voxbone will be officially announcing that its global phone number service iNum …
Discussion: Maximum PC and iNum
Bart Salisbury / Maximum PC: iNum Introduces HD Voice Calling to Skype
Tim Behrsin / iNum: Talking super-wideband with Skype
Arik Hesseldahl / Business Week:
Apple: How Long a Rally? — Most analysts see further gains in Apple's stock price, but the bigger the company gets, the harder it will be to achieve game-changing growth — The rally that propelled Apple's shares to a record has sparked debate over how much further the stock could rise …
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Yahoo To Launch Real Time Search, Too — Not wanting to be left completely behind, Yahoo will soon launch their own real time search engine too. But unlike Microsoft and Google, they won't be partnering with Twitter and Facebook directly for the data (perhaps memories of their ill-fated blog search engine from 2005 linger).
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, VentureBeat, ReadWriteWeb, Gadget Lab, GottaBeMobile.com, Gizmodo and Gadgetell
Darren Murph / Engadget: QUE proReader hitting Barnes & Noble retail stores in 2010
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Plastic Logic to sell Que eBook reader in Barnes & Noble stores
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: Barnes & Noble Will Sell QUE eReader in Its Stores Next Year
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
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.