Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
CrunchPad Federal Lawsuit Filed; Some Additional Thoughts — Thursday afternoon we filed a lawsuit against Fusion Garage in the Northern District of California Federal court. The causes of action include Fraud and Deceit, Misappropriation of Business Ideas, Breach of Fiduciary Duty …
Discussion: Between the Lines, Engadget, Associated Press, ITworld.com, Hardware 2.0, PC World, Digital Trends, ChannelWeb, The Toybox, Softpedia News, The Next Web Network, Boing Boing, eSarcasm, CNET News, Electronista, NBC Bay Area, TeleRead, Liliputing, Guardian, Maximum PC, Erictric, TG Daily, USA Today, Gizmodo, Silicon Alley Insider, SlashGear, Pocket-lint.com, Pulse2, bizjournals, GMSV, Gearlog and Tech News at TechWhack
Jessica Mintz / Associated Press: Tech blog, Singapore startup feud over tablet PC
Ian Paul / ITworld.com: TechCrunch Sues Over CrunchPad
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0: How much would you pay for a CrunchPad/JooJoo?
Ian Paul / PC World: 2010 Will be the Year of the Tablet Computer
Dena Cassella / Digital Trends: TechCrunch Sues Over Fusion Garage's Joo Joo Tablet
Damon Poeter / ChannelWeb: Tech Crunch Sues JooJoo Maker Over CrunchPad Debacle
Andrew Nusca / The Toybox: First impressions: Fusion Garage JooJoo tablet PC [video]
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web Network: POLL: The Tech World Believes Arrington's Story
Dan Tynan / eSarcasm: eSarcasm Sues SarcPad Thief in Federal Court
Don Reisinger / CNET News: TechCrunch files suit over CrunchPad
Jackson West / NBC Bay Area: A Festive Lawsuit Season in Silicon Valley
Jack Schofield / Guardian: JooJoo aka CrunchPad launched today, and Arrington sues
Bart Salisbury / Maximum PC: TechCrunch Files Federal Lawsuit, Probably not a Good Time to Buy a JooJoo
Aharon Etengoff / TG Daily: Fusion Garage sued over JooJoo tablet
John Herrman / Gizmodo: The Crunchpad/JooJoo Lawsuit Has Been Filed: Preorders Are Officially a Gamble
Chris Davies / SlashGear: TechCrunch file lawsuit over JooJoo
Duncan Geere / Pocket-lint.com: Legislation filed in CrunchPad fiasco
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Michael Arrington Files Lawsuit Against Fusion Garage
John Murrell / GMSV: TechCrunch serves first as tablet tiff takes to the court (2)
Rajesh Dogra / Tech News at TechWhack: CrunchPad Lawsuit Filed by Michael Arrington
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget:
Engadget talks Joojoo, Arrington, 3G, and more with Fusion Garage's Chandra Rathakrishnan — We had a chance to sit down and talk with Chandra Rathakrishnan of Fusion Garage yesterday for a more in-depth discussion than our previous meeting provided, and we learned a few interesting tidbits …
Paul Boutin / VentureBeat:
JooJoo (formerly Crunchpad) late to launch, hit by TechCrunch lawsuit — Today was supposed to be launch day for the JooJoo tablet computer, a $499 device that promised to create a new genre of “couch computing.” Chandrasekar Rathakrishnan, CEO of Silicon Valley-based Fusion Garage …
The Official Google Blog:
Two new features enhance search beyond the results page — On Monday, when Amit Singhal introduced Google real-time search, he talked about bringing you information at the speed of light. But speed isn't just about the time it takes the results to load, or even the time it takes us to index …
Cody Barbierri / VentureBeat: Google saves you precious seconds with improved search features
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Google Suggest Becomes More Universal
Tom Krazit / CNET News: Google's speed freaks tweak suggestions, Chrome
Alex Chitu / Google Operating System: Instant Answers in Google Suggest
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Two Google Search Enhancements
Arnold Zafra / Search Engine Journal: Google's Universal Search Suggest & Quick Scroll Chrome Extension
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land: Google Adds Universal Results To Suggest & Quick Scroll In Chrome
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: Find Without Searching: Google Brings Universal Search to Google Suggest
Bertrand / Erictric: Google Improves Search With Two New Features
Jennifer Van Grove / Mashable!: Google Adds New Features to Help You Search Faster
Chloe Albanesius / AppScout: New Google Features Cut Down on Search Time
Randall Bennett / TechVi: Google's crazy week o' products
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: Google Suggest now delivers instant results
Virginia Nussey / Bruce Clay Blog: All You Need to Know About Google's New Feature Updates
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily:
Apple Countersues Nokia for Copying iPhone (Plus Disputed Patents and Full Text of Counterclaim) — On Oct. 22, Nokia filed suit against Apple, accusing the company of hitching a “free-ride” on its intellectual property. This morning, Apple filed a searing countersuit accusing Nokia of the same thing.
Mark Wilson / Gizmodo: Apple Countersues Nokia
Danieleran / Roughly Drafted: The real patent story behind Apple vs Nokia
Erica Ogg / CNET News: Apple files countersuit against Nokia
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch: Apple Countersues Nokia, Accuses Them Of “Patent Hold-Up”
Charles Jade / TheAppleBlog: DEFCON 1: Apple Countersues Nokia
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Brainstorm Tech: Apple countersues Nokia
Bill Ray / The Register: Apple responds to Nokia lawsuit, in kind
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Apple strikes back at Nokia with patent countersuit
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless: Apple countersues Nokia over iPhone patents
Sam Mcloughln / PalmAddicts: It seems that Apple are countersuing Nokia
Steve Dowling / Apple:
Apple Countersues Nokia — Responding to a lawsuit brought against the company by Nokia, Apple® today filed a countersuit claiming that Nokia is infringing 13 Apple patents. — “Other companies must compete with us by inventing their own technologies, not just by stealing ours,” …
Discussion: Engadget, Edible Apple, IntoMobile, GigaOM, ITworld.com, The Apple Core, Boy Genius Report, TechCrunch, paidContent, MacRumors, Digital Trends, The iPhone Blog, Phone Arena, SlashGear, The Next Web Network, PreCentral.net, Nokia Experts, Between the Lines, Thanks for Reading MWD, Mashable!, Pocket-lint.com, TUAW, Silicon Alley Insider, Tech Trader Daily, Fone Arena and www.pocketgamer.biz
Nilay Patel / Engadget: Apple countersues Nokia for infringing 13 patents
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Apple Countersues Nokia: Oh. My. God. …
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM: Blame the Nokia-Apple Spat on Convergence
Marco Tabini / ITworld.com: Apple countersues Nokia over 13 patents
Jason D. O'Grady / The Apple Core: Apple countersues Nokia over iPhone patents
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: Apple files counter suit against Nokia
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Apple Says Nokia Missed The Boat And “Chose To Copy The iPhone” Instead
David Kaplan / paidContent: Apple Countersues Nokia Over Mobile Patents
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Apple Files Countersuit Against Nokia [Updated]
Geoff Duncan / Digital Trends: Apple Countersues Nokia on 13 Patent Claims
Rene Ritchie / The iPhone Blog: Apple Countersues Nokia - Patent Pugilism Has Begun!
Martin Bryant / The Next Web Network: Apple countersues Nokia with dirty fighting talk
Matthew Miller / Nokia Experts: Merry $&@#ing Christmas Nokia; Apple countersues
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines: Apple launches countersuit vs. Nokia: No punches pulled in court docs
Joe Hobot / Thanks for Reading MWD: Apple Countersues Nokia
Christina Warren / Mashable!: Apple Countersues Nokia for Patent Violations
Amy-Mae Elliott / Pocket-lint.com: Apple sues Nokia right back
Joachim Bean / TUAW: Apple countersues Nokia for patent infringement
Tiernan Ray / Tech Trader Daily: Apple Counter-Sues Nokia
Varun Krish / Fone Arena: Apple Countersues Nokia
Spanner Spencer / www.pocketgamer.biz: Apple files countersuit against Nokia for ‘theft’
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac:
iPhone users suffering ‘Stockholm Syndrome’, analyst firm reckons — iPhone users are suffering from delusion akin to Stockholm Syndrome, says Strand Consulting in a weird little slice of research released this morning by this particular team of generally anti-iPhone analysts.
Discussion: Hardware 2.0, Softpedia News, jd/adobe, iPhonAsia.com, Erictric, TeleRead and Gizmodo
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0: Are iPhone users suffering from “Stockholm Syndrome”
John Dowdell / jd/adobe: “Pull the wool over your own eyes!”
Dan Butterfield / iPhonAsia.com: John Stand is back! iPhone owners are victims of “Stockholm Syndrome”
Chris Meadows / TeleRead: Apple quickies: Stockholm Syndrome and ‘No, Virginia’
Amy-Mae Elliott / Pocket-lint.com:
Motorola Milestone sells out in less than 3 hours — eXpansys says it's the fastest-selling gadget in its 11-year history — Online retailer eXpansys, the exclusive stockist of the new Motorola Milestone, has revealed the new high-end handset has sold out in record time.
Discussion: Fone Arena, Digital Trends, Fonehome.co.uk, Engadget, Erictric, Android Phone Fans, IntoMobile, MobileCrunch, Android Central, mocoNews, Techcraver.com and Electronista
Dena Cassella / Digital Trends: Motorola Milestone Sells Out in Less Than 3 Hours in UK
Will Park / IntoMobile: Motorola MILESTONE Sold Out On Launch Day
Greg Kumparak / MobileCrunch: Motorola Milestone sells out in the UK in three hours
Phil Nickinson / Android Central: Motorola Milestone sells out in less than 3 hours
Jason Harris / Techcraver.com: Motorola Milestone (Droid) Is Flying Off Shelves in UK
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Want Everyone To See Your Credit Card Transactions? Of Course You Do. Meet Blippy. — As the Internet matures, slowly but surely everything we do in the real world is going social. But there's a limit to how much information we can explicitly share on all the various services.
Discussion: Shooting at Bubbles, Gadget Lab and Erictric
Steven Hodson / Shooting at Bubbles: Blippy - how stupid can social media be - well there's now an app for that
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: Swipe Credit Cards With Your iPhone
Greg Hardesty / Orange County Register:
Getting flashed by your laptop is no fun — ORANGE - Stacy Gore was on the phone with a computer technician in India who had remotely accessed her computer to help repair it when an image flashed across her laptop screen, shocking her. — It was a snapshot of her bare breasts.
Nicholas Carlson / Silicon Alley Insider:
Microsoft Acquires Opalis Software — The Deal reports that Microsoft will today announce it has acquired Opalis Software, “a venture-backed maker of IT process automation technology.” — Terms were not disclosed. — In early October, Opalis put out a relase touting a 104% increase in license bookings.
Discussion: Nexus SC, Dealscape, Digital Daily, All about Microsoft, TechFlash and Xconomy
Olaf de Senerpont Domis / Dealscape: Exclusive: Microsoft to acquire Opalis Software
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Microsoft Slurps Up Opalis
Gregory T. Huang / Xconomy: Microsoft Acquires Opalis for IT Automation
Eric Slivka / MacRumors iPhone Blog:
TomTom Introduces U.S.-Only GPS iPhone Application for $49.99 — TomTom today launched TomTom U.S.A. [App Store], a new U.S.-only GPS navigation application for the iPhone carrying an introductory price of $49.99 through December 28th. — The introductory price marks a 50% savings …
Discussion: Technologizer, App Advice, MobileCrunch and Gizmodo
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: TomTom Puts the U.S. on Sale
Tyler Tschida / App Advice: Live In The U.S. And Don't Travel To Canada? …
Sean Fallon / Gizmodo: TomTom Releases $50 US-Only iPhone App
Brian X. Chen / Gadget Lab:
Apple's Next Media Frontier Will Be Streaming Video — Video entertainment was “the one that got away” from Apple, but recent moves reveal the company is taking a second stab at the category, and that streaming video will play a major role. — The addition of video cameras to Apple's latest iPhone …
Discussion: AppleInsider, NEWSFACTOR, Data Center Knowledge, Electricpig, DailyFinance, The Download Blog and NPR Blogs
Barry Levine / NEWSFACTOR: Lala Could Help Apple Redefine ‘Ownership’ of Content
Mic Wright / Electricpig: Apple planning real-time streaming video service?
Rick Broida / The Download Blog: Ustream app streams live video from your iPhone
Andy Carvin / NPR Blogs: Ustream Launches Video Streaming iPhone App
Bonnie Cha / CNET News:
Sprint HTC Hero, Samsung Moment to get Android 2.0 in 2010 — While Verizon customers have been feeling the Android love lately with updates for both the Motorola Droid and HTC Droid Eris, Sprint users have been left to wonder when they might see an update for their Android devices.
Discussion: Gearlog and Electronista
Mark Hachman / Gearlog: Android 2.0 Coming to Sprint Hero, Moment (in 2010)
Danny Sullivan / Daggle:
Now Is It Facebook's Microsoft Moment? — I came close to killing my Facebook account this week. As I delved even deeper to the supposed privacy I have or don't have on the service, I wondered why on earth I even have an account at all. And I kept thinking of Anil Dash's post earlier this year, Google's Microsoft Moment.
Discussion: blogs.ft.com, Financial Times, The Not-So Private Parts and bizjournals, Thanks:atul
David Gelles / blogs.ft.com: Making sense of Facebook's privacy changes
Kashmir Hill / The Not-So Private Parts: Facebook CEO says he made his settings less private on purpose
The Huffington Post:
Inside The Lives Of Amazon.com Warehouse Employees: Long Hours, Long Walks, And Heavy Lifting (PHOTOS) — What goes on behind the scenes at a giant online retailer like Amazon.com? — A job posting for openings at Amazon.com's largest “fulfillment center” in Coffeyville …
Chris Pollard / The Sun:
Coke ‘sorry’ for swear blunder — FIZZY drinks giant Coca-Cola has apologised after its website produced a security code that read: “U F * * K R”. Customer Alistair Beswick was shocked when the randomly generated string of letters appeared as he was logging on to Coke Zone.
Jennifer Lawinski / Slashfood: Coke ‘Sorry’ for F-Bomb Blunder on Web Site
Lisa Barone / Outspoken Media:
Is Google Moving In The Wrong Direction? — It's been one hell of a week for all of us. I'm exhausted and I need a nap. I do have a question, though. And it is only a question, so simma down, Internet. — The question is this: Is Google making search too complex and moving …
Discussion: Search Engine Watch and Search Engine Roundtable, Thanks:atul
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Roundtable: Yahoo Adds Twitter to Search Results, Google's Twitter Results Now Live
Over One Hundred Thousand Websites Infected in New Attack — Rogue frames load exploit cocktail — Security researchers have detected a new mass injection attack that has compromised over 130,000 websites so far. A rogue IFrame is used to exploit visitors and infect their computers with a banking trojan.
Discussion: Security Bytes, Maximum PC and ScanSafe STAT Blog
Robert Westervelt / Security Bytes: SQL injection attack knocks out at least 132K websites
Paul Lilly / Maximum PC: New Attack Infects More than 100,000 Sites
Mary Landesman / ScanSafe STAT Blog: 318x SQL Injection Claims 125,000+
Neil Hughes / AppleInsider:
iPhone developer says Apple taking more lenient approach with apps — Despite a spotted violation of Apple's rules for developers, one iPhone application was approved for released on the App Store with a warning to fix the issue in a future update. — Developer Vimov, creators of iSimulate …
Discussion: NEWSFACTOR, Macworld, MacRumors, vimov Blog, App Advice, EverythingiCafe and Daring Fireball
Adam Dickter / NEWSFACTOR: Approval Policy for App Store Appears To Be Easing
Tyler Tschida / App Advice: Apple Easing Up On App Rejections?
Tim Barribeau / EverythingiCafe: Apple Relaxing Over APIs?
Steve Lohr / Bits:
Microsoft Is Losing Fight for Consumers, Analyst Says — Mark Anderson is the writer behind the Strategic News Service, a predictive newsletter with a wide following among technology executives and venture capitalists, which he publishes from the island redoubt of Friday Harbor …
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Should Microsoft Abandon Phones?
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0: Is it “game over for Microsoft in consumer”?
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft: Analyst: ‘It is game over for Microsoft in consumer’
Colin Gibbs / GigaOM: Microsoft + Mobile Consumers = FAIL
Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo: Microsoft: Time to Declare You a Loser in Phones
Tiernan Ray / Tech Trader Daily: Microsoft Losing Consumer Battle?
Ravit Lichtenberg from / ReadWriteWeb:
10 Ways Social Media Will Change In 2010 — This time last year, I wrote about the 10 ways social media will change 2009, and while all predictions have materialized or are on their way, it has only become clear in recent months how significant of a change we've seen this year.
Scott M. Fulton, III / BetaNews:
Google, Facebook, and our privacy: We're all in denial — What does it mean to have a “right to privacy?” We have a right to vote, and too few of us use it. I heard it explained to me once, a human right is like a vegetable garden. You have to nurture it, take care of it, and harvest it.
John Murrell / GMSV: Might be time for counseling in Mozilla-Google relationship (4)
Bobbie Johnson / Guardian:
Google backs world's fastest net cable — • Undersea line set to run 5,000 miles across southeast Asia — • £245m cable marks latest investment in net infrastructure — In little more than a decade, Google has conquered the technology industry and become one of the world's most powerful companies.
Discussion: GigaOM, CircleID, dailywireless.org and Daily Patricia
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM: Google's Underwater Ambitions Expand
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: Oceanic Fiber: The Global Express
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb:
Tumblr Goes Real Time — Starting today, the popular light blogging platform Tumblr will publish its users' feeds in real time. Tumblr will use the increasingly popular PubSubHubbub format to announce updates. Tumblr's real-time hub will be powered by Superfeedr.
Discussion: Download Squad
Bobbie Johnson / Guardian:
US firm sues UK blogger - in Australia — The US based online game company Evony is suing a British blogger for defamation — In an internet defamation case that lawyers say could set an “extraordinary precedent”, an American games company is suing a British blogger in the Australian courts.
JBC / Nokia Conversations:
Nokia 5235 Comes With Music rolls into view — GLOBAL - The new Nokia 5235 Comes With Music promises to bring a plethora of free music to users at a price they might not expect. Based on the 5230, this Comes With Music edition boasts the perfect mix of size, usability and of course as much music as users could ever want.
Discussion: Engadget, The Toybox, SlashGear, IntoMobile, Electricpig, Mobile Whack, Pocket-lint.com, Pulse2, Phone Scoop, Mobile Entertainment and ringtonia.com
Vladislav Savov / Engadget: Nokia 5235 Comes With Music and a low price in Q1 2010
Rachel King / The Toybox: Nokia 5235 Comes With Music arriving in early 2010
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Nokia 5235 Comes With Music outed: Q1 2010 for €145
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Nokia 5235: $215 gets you unlimited music downloads for a year …
Amy-Mae Elliott / Pocket-lint.com: Nokia 5235 Comes with Music revealed
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Nokia 5235 Has 33 Hour Music Playback
Eric M. Zeman / Phone Scoop: Nokia Intros 5235 Touch-Based Music Phone
Stuart Dredge / Mobile Entertainment: Nokia 5235 Comes With Music handset unveiled
Emily / ringtonia.com: New Nokia Music Phone
Vladislav Savov / Engadget:
MIT gestural computing makes multitouch look old hat — Ah, the MIT Media Lab, home to Big Bird's illegitimate progeny, augmented reality projects aplenty, and now three-dimensional gestural computing. The new bi-directional display being demoed by the Cambridge-based boffins performs …
Discussion: News Office, Gizmodo, DisplayBlog and techeblog.com
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider:
Is Apple Buying VoIP Provider iCall? — Apple is flush with cash, and as it looks like we're coming out of the recession (fingers crossed!), it's in prime position to make some acquisitions. Last week, Apple purchased music startup Lala, for example, and it was sniffing around mobile ad network AdMob before Google acquired it.
Discussion: MacRumors Page 2
Eric Slivka / MacRumors Page 2: Apple Looking to Acquire iCall?
Anthony Ha / VentureBeat:
CloudShare raises $10M for cloud-based demos — CloudShare, a startup that improves the sales process by allowing companies to run software and appliance demos in the cloud, has raised $10 million in a second round of institutional funding. The money comes from some big-name venture firms …
Discussion: TechCrunch, bizjournals and VatorNews
Chris Caceres / VatorNews: CloudShare raises $10 million
Daniel Brusilovsky / TechCrunch:
VOKLE Launches Live Video Broadcasting Platform — After many months in private alpha, VOKLE is officially launching its live video platform to the public. VOKLE is an embeddable application that allows users to broadcast their live video and audio to a virtual auditorium of viewers …