Arik Hesseldahl / BusinessWeek:
Apple Launching New iPhone Ads Tonight — Apple is launching two new iPhone ads on TV tonight. The ads are intended to tout the iPhone's ability to hold a simultaneous voice and data connection at the same time. — One ad shows a set of work-related scenarios — looking at an email …
Discussion: Computerworld, AppleInsider, Neowin.net, CIO.com, Sidecut Reports, 901am, TheAppleBlog, NEWSFACTOR, PC World, textually.org, Tech Check with Jim Goldman, MacRumors, mocoNews, Mobilewhack.com, Macsimum News, Phone Arena, The Business Insider, The iPhone Blog, MacNN, DisplayBlog, Brainstorm Tech, TUAW and MacDailyNews
Gregg Keizer / Computerworld: New iPhone ads stick up for AT&T
Tom Warren / Neowin.net: Apple attacks Verizon with new iPhone commercials
Jacqueline Emigh / CIO.com: Apple Enters AT&T Vs. Verizon Ad War
Arnold Zafra / 901am: Apple Taunts Verizon with New iPhone Ads
Darrell Etherington / TheAppleBlog: New iPhone Ads From Apple Jab at Verizon
Richard Koman / NEWSFACTOR: 3G Coverage? Apple Joins AT&T-Verizon Ad Battle
Nicholas Bonsack / PC World: Apple Launching Ads Targeting Verizon's Network
Jim Goldman / Tech Check with Jim Goldman: Apple Comes to AT&T's Rescue
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Apple to air two new iPhone ads tonight
Jeremy Sikora / The iPhone Blog: Two New Apple iPhone Commercials Take Aim at Verizon
Jin / DisplayBlog: Apple iPhone Ads
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Brainstorm Tech: New iPhone ads stick it to Verizon
Chris Rawson / TUAW: Two new iPhone ads: Apple defends AT&T?
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily:
Apple Joins AT&T/Verizon Spat With New iPhone Ads (See Them Here!) — Verizon's merciless razzing of AT&T has finally elicited a reaction from Apple. Peeved at seeing its marquee product banished to the “Island of Misfit Toys” in one of Big Red's new holiday ads, Apple is launching a pair …
Discussion: Engadget, Mashable!, Gizmodo, Pocket-lint.com, App Advice, DailyTech, PC World and 9 to 5 Mac
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget: Apple hits back at Verizon in new iPhone ads (video)
Ben Parr / Mashable!: Network Faceoff: AT&T vs. Verizon
Adam Frucci / Gizmodo: New Apple Ads Get In on the AT&T vs. Verizon Slapfest
Amy-Mae Elliott / Pocket-lint.com: VIDEO: New iPhone ads highlight AT&T's network after Verizon attacks
Tyler Tschida / App Advice: Apple Responds To Verizon's Ads With Some Ads Of Their Own
Brandon Hill / DailyTech: Apple Throws Its Hat Into the AT&T vs. Verizon Battle
Harry McCracken / PC World: Verizon Ads: Apple Strikes Back
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple's latest iPhone ads take a swipe at Verizon
Nick / AVG Blogs:
New Facebook worm - don't click da' button baby! — Thanks to a tip-off from colleague Gadi Evron, I've just spent some time looking into the latest Facebook worm after he alerted Facebook about it. — Like so many past worms, this one uses a suggestive come-on to lure the unsuspecting …
Jeremy Kirk / ITworld.com: Facebook worm spreads with a lurid lure
Dan Goodin / The Register: Facebookers hit with steamy clickjacking exploit
Taylor Buley / Forbes: Facebook's Bikini-Wearing Worm
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Google Brings AdSense To The Desktop For The First Time Via Google Earth
Brian Prince / eWeek Security Watch: New Facebook Worm Spreads
Sean P. Aune / TECH.BLORGE.com: Facebook virus spreading via Wall pictures
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!: New Facebook Worm Spreading Via User's Walls [WARNING]
Robert Westervelt / Security Bytes: New Facebook worm uses sexy model to get guys to click da' button
Michael Siliski / Google Mobile Blog:
Happy Thanksgiving Travels: Google Maps Navigation now available for Android 1.6 — A few weeks ago we launched Google Maps Navigation (Beta) as a free feature of Google Maps on Android 2.0 devices. Today we're expanding availability of Google Maps Navigation to devices running Android 1.6 …
Discussion: eWeek, NPR Blogs, mocoNews, SlashGear, Mobilewhack.com, MobileTechWorld, Mobile Entertainment, Android Central, Gadget Venue, IntoMobile, Search Engine Watch, TechCrunch, Pocket-lint.com, Search Engine Roundtable, Lifehacker, Android and Me, Android Phone Fans, Mashable!, jkOnTheRun, MobileCrunch, Electronista, Boy Genius Report, Engadget, TmoNews, Google Maps Mania, Gadgetell, Crave, The Toybox, Techland, Software Journal, PhoneNews.com, Gizmodo and Phone Scoop
Clint Boulton / eWeek: Google Maps Navigation Free GPS Comes to Android 1.6 Smartphones
Tamara Keith / NPR Blogs: Testing Google Versus Standalone Navigation Systems
Tricia Duryee / mocoNews: Google Rolls Out Navigation To More Android Devices; Will Other Smartphones Follow?
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Android 1.6 phones get Google Maps Navigation beta
Nathania Johnson / Search Engine Watch: Google Maps Launches Navigation for Android 1.6
Stuart Miles / Pocket-lint.com: Google Maps Navigation comes to Android 1.6
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Roundtable: Google Maps Navigation Available for Android 1.6
Taylor Wimberly / Android and Me: Google Maps Navigation now available for Android 1.6 devices
Rob Jackson / Android Phone Fans: Google Navigation Update For Android 1.6!
James Kendrick / jkOnTheRun: Google Maps Navigation Comes to Android 1.6
Devin Coldewey / MobileCrunch: Google lets Android 1.6 in on the Navigation fun
Chris Ziegler / Engadget: Google Maps Navigation officially comes to Android 1.6
Keir Clarke / Google Maps Mania: Google Maps Navigation for Android 1.6
JG Mason / Gadgetell: Free GPS comes Android 1.6 devices
Andrew Nusca / The Toybox: Android 1.6 officially receives Google Maps Navigation
Peter Ha / Techland: Google Maps Nav Released for Android 1.6
Humberto Saabedra / PhoneNews.com: Google Maps with Navigation on Android 1.6
Eric M. Zeman / Phone Scoop: Google Maps Navigation Now Works On Android 1.6
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb:
Google Brings Its Turn-By-Turn Navigation App to Older Android Phones
Google Brings Its Turn-By-Turn Navigation App to Older Android Phones
Discussion: Softpedia News, Gadget Venue, Neowin.net, IntoMobile and Phone Arena
Kevin Phillips / Neowin.net: Google Maps Navigation available for Android 1.6
Steven Scheer / Reuters:
Twitter eyes acquisitions, sees making money in 2010 — TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Micro-blogging site Twitter is interested in making more acquisitions as it continues to grow in popularity, co-founder Biz Stone said on Tuesday. — “That is something we are definitely interested in,” Stone told a news conference in Tel Aviv.
Georgina Prodhan / Reuters:
Twitter's Biz Stone says could go IPO route — OXFORD, England (Reuters) - Twitter, the social internet firm that tracks trends through individuals' updates of events around them, may eventually go to the stock market for funding if necessary, its co-founder Biz Stone said.
Frank Reed / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: Twitter, IPO and Advertising
Staci D. Kramer / mocoNews: Twitter's Stone: No Sale But IPO, Alternatives Are Possible
Stuart Dredge / Mobile Entertainment: Twitter: ‘2010 is the revenue year’
Sajid Farooq / NBC Bay Area: Twitter Has a Secret Revenue Plan
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!: Twitter Co-Founder: We're Definitely Not For Sale
Matt McGee / Search Engine Land:
Offensive Michelle Obama Image Returns, Google Buys Ad To Explain — Google is buying ads to explain why an offensive image of the First Lady is back in its index and ranking so highly on searches for Michelle Obama in Google Image Search. — As we reported last week …
Discussion: Tech Central, Search Engine Roundtable, The Next Web, ResourceShelf, CNET News and Telegraph
Nigel Kendall / Tech Central: Google buys ads to explain ‘offensive’ Michelle Obama image
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Roundtable: Google Buys Search Ad For Offensive Michelle Obama Image Result
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: Google says sorry for racist Michelle Obama image
Tom Krazit / CNET News: Google places ad explaining offensive image
Daniel Terdiman / CNET News:
Millions using social media on Xbox Live — Microsoft on Monday said that millions of Xbox Live members have used the new social-media features that the company pushed live a week ago. — In June, Microsoft announced it would begin offering Xbox Live users access to Facebook, Twitter, and Last.fm.
Discussion: VG247, GamesIndustry.biz, T3.com News, Edge Online and Kotaku
Patrick Garratt / VG247: 2 million log into Facebook through Xbox 360
Scott MacKintosh / GamesIndustry.biz: 2 million 360 users log onto Facebook in first week
Brian Ashcraft / Kotaku: 2 Million LIVE Users Logged Into Facebook
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb:
LinkedIn Finally Opens Platform: The Good & Bad News — Two years and a month after announcing that it would launch a more professional-looking developer platform than the wildly successful one at Facebook, LinkedIn today finally opened up a series of application programming interfaces for other companies to build on top of.
Discussion: TECH.BLORGE.com, eWeek and TechCrunch, Thanks:atul
Dave Jeyes / TECH.BLORGE.com: LinkedIn opens platform too little, too late
Clint Boulton / eWeek: LinkedIn Development Platform Comes to Life
Adam Nash / The LinkedIn Blog:
LinkedIn Platform: Open for Business
LinkedIn Platform: Open for Business
Discussion: The Register, GigaOM, The Next Web, Collaborative Thinking, ProgrammableWeb, MediaPost, Web Strategy, CloudAve, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, Between the Lines, paidContent, TweetDeck's posterous, ITworld.com, The Social, Marc's Voice and AppScout, Thanks:mariosundar
Kelly Fiveash / The Register: LinkedIn wedges open API door
Liz Gannes / GigaOM: LinkedIn Platform Finally Debuts
Ralf Rottmann / The Next Web: LinkedIn is opening up for Business
Mike Gotta / Collaborative Thinking: Social Networking Platform Evolution: From Destination Site To Networked Services
Adam DuVander / ProgrammableWeb: LinkedIn API Platform Goes Live: Your Resume and Business Network Now Have an API
Mark Walsh / MediaPost: LinkedIn Opens Up To Outside Developers
Jeremiah Owyang / Web Strategy: Quicktake: Extend LinkedIn's Community To Your Website
Krishnan Subramanian / CloudAve: Business Recruiting 2.0 — The world is changing.
Leena Rao / TechCrunch: An Ecosystem Is Born: LinkedIn Opens Up API
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines: LinkedIn's platform debut: Late but important
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: LinkedIn Opens Up To Developers
Richard Barley / TweetDeck's posterous: Coming Soon: Bring Your LinkedIn Network to TweetDeck
Kristin Burnham / ITworld.com: LinkedIn Opens APIs, Clearing Way for New Apps
Caroline McCarthy / The Social: LinkedIn's platform loosens up
Chloe Albanesius / AppScout: LinkedIn Launches Developer Platform, TweetDeck Signs On
Nilay Patel / Engadget:
Core i7 iMacs showing up DOA — including ours — Apple's new Core i7-based iMac might be a performance monster, but it looks like the whole family's having some problems getting out of the gate: in addition to the previously-noted performance issues with the Core 2 Duo models …
Discussion: AppleInsider, 9 to 5 Mac, Gizmodo, Boy Genius Report, The Toybox, SlashGear and Switched
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: Are some iMac Corei7 models shipping D.O.A.?
Dan Nosowitz / Gizmodo: Some Core i7 iMacs Showing Up Dead
Michael Bettiol / Boy Genius Report: Reports of dead and damaged Core i7 iMacs on the rise
Rachel King / The Toybox: Numbers of new Core i7 iMacs are turning up DOA
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Core i7 iMac DOA and cracked-screen woes reported
Jon Chase / Switched: Gift Guide: 27-inch Apple iMac
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
We Hold These Truths To Be Awesome: The Founding Fathers Give Google Wave A Try — Now this is cool. Some of the hype over Google Wave has died down over the last few weeks, in no small part because most people have absolutely no idea how to use it (no, the 80 minute long video demo doesn't help).
Kim-Mai Cutler / VentureBeat:
Google-backed Pixazza opens up photo tagging service to help blogs earn revenue — Pixazza, a Google Ventures-backed startup, is opening up its crowdsourced photo-tagging service, which can turn any Web site into an online store. — The Mountain View-based startup uses an army of taggers …
Discussion: The Blog Herald and ResourceShelf
Arnold Zafra / The Blog Herald: Pixazza is Like Google AdSense for Blog Images
Claire Cain Miller / Bits:
Milo Raises Money to Help People Shop Offline — As more and more people shop online, one start-up is pursuing a contrarian idea. Milo is a Web site where people can find out where to buy things offline. — Shoppers visit Milo and enter something they want to buy, like a MacBook or a specific brand of shoes.
Discussion: paidContent and VentureBeat
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Local Shopping Search Engine Milo Gets $4 Million From Mint's Patzer, Others
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Google Opens Chrome Extensions To Developers, Will Only Review Certain Ones — As anticipated, Google has taken the first step to launch full extension support for its Chrome browser. Starting today, Google is allowing developers to upload the extensions they are making to the new Extensions Gallery.
Discussion: Chromium Blog, Softpedia News, Download Squad, ReadWriteWeb, VentureBeat and Mashable!, Thanks:jungleg
Anthony Ha / VentureBeat: Google prepares to launch Chrome extensions
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Digg For Bargains: Deals.Woot Is Now Open To The Public — Woot, the popular bargain site that offers one good (sometimes great) deal a day, has just launched a new portal at deals.Woot. The new site is a fairly major departure for Woot, which up until now has been driven by product selections …
Discussion: Digital Trends
Nick Mokey / Digital Trends: How to Prepare for Cyber Monday Deals
James Kendrick / jkOnTheRun:
Windows Mobile vs. Android: WinMo Is Better Than You Think — Android is the hot phone platform, with market share growing at a rapid pace, and handsets with the OS being touted across the web. I have been impressed with how far Android has come in a relatively short time, and how well it has penetrated the market.
Discussion: GigaOM, MobileTechWorld, WMPoweruser.com, Android Phone Fans, Electronista and Windows Phone Thoughts.com
Rob Jackson / Android Phone Fans: Android vs. Windows Mobile
Jon Westfall / Windows Phone Thoughts.com: JKOnTheRun Breaks Down WinMo Vs. Android
Samir / bountii.com:
Negative Cashback from Bing Cashback — In a recent post that Microsoft made me take down, I wrote about some security holes in Bing Cashback. While technical flaws are somewhat interesting to me, most Bountii users don't really care about them. Starting today, I'll write about some non-technical flaws in Bing Cashback.
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, InformationWeek and Simon Willison's Weblog
Jolie O'Dell / ReadWriteWeb: Is Bing Cashback Costing Users Money? Sometimes, Yes
Thomas Claburn / InformationWeek: Microsoft Bing Cashback Not Always A Bargain
Alex Williams / ReadWriteWeb:
SAP Joins PowerPoint and Twitter - Does This Work? — As we approach 2010, a number of new efforts are underway to make documents more social. One consultant told us how recently a client tried to turn Sharepoint into a Twitter client. That's a monster!
Prince McLean / AppleInsider:
Apple iPhone eats up 50% share of all mobile data traffic globally — Apple's slice of mobile data traffic has grown to now exceed 50% share in the US, UK and in global figures, according to the latest monthly mobile data traffic report by AdMob. — AdMob just released its first monthly …
Discussion: AdMob Metrics, The Register, Neowin.net, MacRumors, TechCrunch, InformationWeek, Gizmodo, T3.com News, Macsimum News, PC World, Software Journal and TG Daily
Rik Myslewski / The Register: iPhone conquers half the (smartphone) world
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Apple And Android Now Make Up 75 Percent Of U.S. Smartphone Web Traffic
Ed Hansberry / InformationWeek: iPhone And Android Dominate Mobile Web Browsing
John Herrman / Gizmodo: iPhone and Android Are Taking Over the (Mobile) Internet
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: AdMob: iPhone accounts for 50% of all global mobile traffic in October
Jared Newman / PC World: iPhone Hogs Half of World's Mobile Data? Not Really
Aharon Etengoff / TG Daily: Apple iPhone hogs 50% of mobile data bandwidth
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Gowalla Ups Its Game And Hints At Future Business Models — For some time now, it has seemed like Foursquare was the only game in town. I mean “game” literally, as of the major location-based services, Foursquare seemed to be the only one really emphasizing gaming elements.
John Koblin / New York Observer:
Time Inc.'s Squires Assembles Team of Rivals to Harness Digital Media — Some of the magazine industry's biggest names are on the verge of forming a new company that would allow them to take the digital future into their own hands. — The company would make up one of the biggest alliances …
Discussion: The Business Insider, paidContent and Mobile Entertainment
David Kaplan / paidContent: Time Inc. Close To Magazine JV With Rival Publishers
Stuart Dredge / Mobile Entertainment: Magazine publishers teaming up for mobile mag store
Dan Goodin / The Register:
IE bug leaks private details from 50m PDF files — Black hat recon courtesy of Microsoft — A bug in Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser is causing more than 50 million files stored online to leak potentially sensitive information that could compromise user privacy, a security researcher said.
Protests grow over digital bill — The Digital Economy bill has sparked a wave of protest among consumers and rights groups. — Soon after the bill began its journey through Parliament on 19 November, many expressed worries about parts of it. — The bill suggests the use of technical measures …
Claudine Beaumont / Telegraph: Digital Economy Bill: Ask the experts
Michael Mace / Mobile Opportunity:
The mobile data apocalypse, and what it means to you — The mobile industry is now completing a huge shift in its attitude toward mobile data. Until pretty recently, the prevailing attitude among mobile operators was that data was a disappointment. It had been hyped for a decade …
Stuart Elliott / New York Times:
Shows Online, Brought to You by ... JENNIE GARTH of “Beverly Hills 90210” fame has a new series. But don't look for it on a broadcast network or a cable channel. — Likewise, Candace Bushnell of “Sex and the City” and “Lipstick Jungle” is back at work in the video realm.
Danny Sullivan / Daggle:
How Search Engines, Aggregators & Blogs Use News Content — Ahead of next week's FTC workshop on journalism and the internet, I gave an informal briefing to several people from the FTC about the differences between how search engines, aggregators and news blogs all gather content automatically and through human editing.
Discussion: Screenwerk and Electricpig.co.uk, Thanks:atul
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: How Much Do You Care about Newspapers?
Sam Kieldsen / Electricpig.co.uk: Microsoft and Murdoch teaming up to fox Google?
Corel says takeover needed to prevent collapse — OTTAWA — Corel Corp., the maker of WordPerfect and other software, on Monday justified an offer to take the company private, saying that complete ownership is necessary to inject capital quickly and avert a default on its loans.