Loïc Le Meur / Loic Le Meur Blog:
Twitter.com traffic down? Seesmic Web is +30%/month — There are many reports that the traffic from Twitter.com would be going down. We see the opposite on the app side, at least for Seesmic. Seesmic Web is growing very strong as you can see the number of Tweets posted growing.
Data on Twitter Decline Stacks Up — Tweeting no more? — First, spectacular growth. Then a summertime slowdown. And now, in fall 2009, US traffic to Twitter.com is declining. — According to data provided to eMarketer by Nielsen, traffic to Twitter.com was down a dramatic 27.8% between September …
Discussion: Mark Evans Tech and The Hill
Kim Hart / The Hill: Twitter traffic starts to teeter
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Facebook's iPhone App Is Broken. Who Will Fix It? — 10 days ago, Facebook developer Joe Hewitt rocked the iPhone development world when he announced that he would stop making iPhone apps because he was fed up with the way Apple is running the App Store. This is significant since Hewitt …
Discussion: App Advice and Daring Fireball
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: The Facebook iPhone App Is Broken
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Joe Hewitt's Three20 Framework and Private APIs
Brian X. Chen / Gadget Lab:
Video Demonstrates Wired's Concept iTablet App — Who takes Apple's rumored touchscreen tablet seriously? Wired's parent company Condé Nast. Earlier this week, the corporation revealed its plans to work with Adobe to repurpose magazine content for upcoming digital devices, including the Apple tablet (if it is indeed real).
Discussion: MediaMemo, Sample the Web, 901am, Erictric, The iPhone Blog, DisplayBlog, eHomeUpgrade, Gizmodo, GottaBeMobile.com and 9 to 5 Mac
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Another (Loud, Fuzzy) Peek at Wired's Tablet Edition
C.K. Sample III / Sample the Web: ANNOUNCEMENT: Just like Wired, Sample the Web will support the Apple Tablet
Arnold Zafra / 901am: Wired's iTablet Demo with Digitized Magazine Content
Rene Ritchie / The iPhone Blog: Wired's “We Really Hope Apple's Making an iTablet!” Interface Concept
Jin / DisplayBlog: Wired's iTablet App
Alexander Grundner / eHomeUpgrade: Condé Nast Shows Off ‘Digital Magazine’ …
Chris Jacob / Gizmodo: Wired for the Apple Tablet
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Wired's Tablet work profiled
Steve Lohr / New York Times:
At a Software Powerhouse, the Good Life Is Under Siege — The pool at SAS. Often rated among the best places to work, SAS is facing new business threats. More Photos > — CARY, N.C. — A TOUR of its carefully tended, 300-acre corporate campus here leaves little doubt why surveys …
Brad Stone / New York Times:
A Friend's Tweet Could Be an Ad — Tuesday was another typical day for John Chow, blogger and Internet entrepreneur in Vancouver, British Columbia. Mr. Chow treated his 50,000 Twitter followers to a photograph of his lunch (barbecued chicken and French fries), discussed the weather …
Discussion: Scobleizer and Likes.com
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer: More thoughts on in-Tweet advertising
Bindu Reddy / Likes.com: Likes.com - What we have been doing?
Matt / WordPress Publisher Blog:
WordPress and Windows Azure — This week I had a unique opportunity to appear at Microsoft's Professional Developer Conference in Los Angeles, to demo four open source technologies — WordPress, Apache, MySQL, PHP — running on Microsoft's new EC2 competitor called Azure.
Discussion: The Blog Herald and thewhir.com
David Hamilton / thewhir.com: Microsoft Announces Windows Azure Will Host WordPress Blogs
Apple to release iPod Touch with camera this Spring? — We have heard from an inside source who claims the camera version of the iPod Touch 3G will be released this Spring. The source confirms to us that the iPod Touch 3G with camera had actually been planned for release this past September, but had problems passing quality control.
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, EverythingiCafe, Mobilewhack.com, Erictric, Edible Apple and Gizmodo
Tim Barribeau / EverythingiCafe: iTouch Camera Rumors Resurface
Chris Jacob / Gizmodo: Here We Go Again: Camera Equipped iPod Touch This Spring?
Laura Northrup / Consumerist:
Smoking Near Apple Computers Creates Biohazard, Voids Warranty — Unless you've just arrived in 2009 on a time machine, you know that smoking isn't good for you. Did you know, that smoking isn't good for your computer, either? It's true, at least according to Apple.
Discussion: AppleInsider, Boy Genius Report, 9 to 5 Mac, Mobilewhack.com, TUAW, Gizmodo, The Awl and Crave
Michael Bettiol / Boy Genius Report: Some healthy advice: Don't smoke near your Mac
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: Smokers: Apple doesn't want your business
Chris Rawson / TUAW: Smoking kills... your Mac
Chris Jacob / Gizmodo: Apple Denying Support to Smokers?
Chris Matyszczyk / Crave: The gadget blog: How smoking can ruin your Mac
Brooke Crothers / CNET News:
Firefox: Heat and the CPU usage problem — Firefox has a CPU usage issue and, consequently, can cause overheating problems in some laptops, particularly ultraportables. That's what I've found over the last couple of years. — But don't take my word for it.
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Google To Shut Down GrandCentral Website — Google Voice was GrandCentral before Google acquired that company back in 2007. Like most Google acquisitions it took a long time to fully rebuild the service on Google's infrastructure, and even today Google Voice is still in private beta.
Michelle Meyers / CNET News: GrandCentral Web site to jump the tracks
Todd Bishop / TechFlash:
Examining Windows 7's fast start — Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer got lots of attention yesterday when he announced that the company has sold twice as many copies of Windows 7 as it did any previous version of the operating system in its first month. It's “a fantastic start,” he told shareholders at the company's annual meeting.
Discussion: PC World, Download Squad, Gizmodo and blogs.ft.com
Sebastian Anthony / Download Squad: Hate the new Windows ‘start menu’? …
Dan Nosowitz / Gizmodo: Windows 7 Sales Are Great (Just Like Vista Sales in 2007)
Richard Waters / blogs.ft.com: Windows 7 (nearly) ate my computer
Bing / Search Blog:
Committed to Comprehensive Results — There's been some buzz today based on a post by Nicholas D. Kristof at the New York Times suggesting that Bing filters results for searches conducted outside of the People's Republic of China (PRC) using Simplified Chinese characters for their query.
Todd Bishop / TechFlash: NYT's Kristof: Boycott Bing
Nicholas Kristof / Nicholas D. Kristof:
Boycott Microsoft Bing
Boycott Microsoft Bing
Discussion: Lockergnome Blog Network, Mashable!, Life On the Wicked Stage, LiveSide, Gizmodo Australia and Slashdot, Thanks:atul
Matt Hartley / Lockergnome Blog Network: Boycott Bing For Being Like Google
Pete Cashmore / Mashable!: Bing Accused of Censoring Simplified Chinese Language Searches
Warner Crocker / Life On the Wicked Stage: Nicholas Kristof Joins the Stop China Hypocrites
Kip Kniskern / LiveSide: A Bing boycott? Why not boycott China?
Dan Nosowitz / Gizmodo Australia: Remainders — Stuff We Didn't Post (And Why)