Wall Street Journal:
Apple to Ship Tablet Device in March — Apple Inc. plans to unveil a new multimedia tablet device later this month, but doesn't plan on shipping the product until March, people briefed by the company said. — While the shipping time hasn't been finalized and could change …
Discussion: internetnews.com, Guardian, AppleInsider, Between the Lines, Brainstorm Tech, 9 to 5 Mac, mocoNews, ITworld.com, The Microsoft Blog, VentureBeat, Gizmodo, Mashable!, Digital Trends, The Seattle Times, CNET News, BetaNews, TechCrunch, Silicon Alley Insider, ChannelWeb, MacRumors, Kotaku, Gadget Lab, GottaBeMobile.com, Macsimum News, Lost Remote, CrunchGear, Tech Trader Daily, Electronista and Pocket-lint.com
Charles Arthur / Guardian: Speculation grows over Apple tablet
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Brainstorm Tech: Apple tablet to ship in March, sources say
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Tablet might have two different finishes - WSJ
Nick Eaton / The Microsoft Blog: Report: Apple tablet to ship in March
Paul Boutin / VentureBeat: Apple 10-to-11 inch tablet confirmed by Wall Street Journal. Price: $1,000?
Jason Chen / Gizmodo: Rumor: Apple Tablet Ships in March For $1000?
Ben Parr Comments / Mashable!: Can Apple's Tablet Succeed with a $1000 Price Tag?
Dena Cassella / Digital Trends: Apple Tablet aka iSlate to Ship in March, Says WSJ
Erica Ogg / CNET News: WSJ: Apple tablet shipping in March
Joe Wilcox / BetaNews: 5 things I know to be true about the Apple tablet
John Biggs / TechCrunch: Apple Tablet shipping in March
Jay Yarow / Silicon Alley Insider: Apple Tablet Will Be 10-11 Inches, Ships In March, Says WSJ (AAPL)
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Apple Tablet Scheduled to Begin Shipping in March? …
Michael McWhertor / Kotaku: Report: Apple's Game-Playing Tablet Unveils This Month, Ships March
Priya Ganapati / Gadget Lab: Freescale's $200 Design Shows Tablet Possibilities
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: ‘WSJ’: Apple to ship iPad/iTablet in March for $1,000
Mark Briggs / Lost Remote: Apple's Tablet: next big opportunity for local media
John Biggs / CrunchGear: WSJ: Apple Tablet shipping in March
Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily: Apple To Ship Tablet In March, WSJ Reports
Stuart Miles / Pocket-lint.com: Apple tablet slated for March
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily:
Major Apple Product Announcement Set for Wednesday, Jan. 27 — So, that rumored Apple event everyone has been jawing about these past few weeks? It's on and it's going to be a big deal. — Sources in a position to know tell me Apple (AAPL) is indeed planning a media event later this month …
Discussion: Electronista, App Advice, AppleInsider, 9 to 5 Mac, TG Daily, Phone Arena, Macworld, OSNews, CNET News, Digits, Macsimum News, I4U News, Mashable!, TUAW, Obsessable, GeekSugar, Edible Apple, The Tech Report, TechSpot and Tech Trader Daily
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: iSlate News: It Will Be The 27th And Will Have An SDK
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: ‘Tablet Tuesday’ moved to Wednesday January 27th?
Aharon Etengoff / TG Daily: Rumor: Apple prepping iSlate for January 27 event
Dan Moren / Macworld: Report: Apple scheduling Jan. 27 media event
Thom Holwerda / OSNews: Freescale Launches Tablet Reference Design
John Paczkowski / CNET News: Major Apple product announcement set for January 27
Andrew LaVallee / Digits: Will Apple Buzz Overshadow CES (Again)?
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Apple special event moved from Jan. 26 to Jan. 27?
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Apple Tablet Event One Day Later As Initially Rumored
Steven Sande / TUAW: Apple event scheduled for Wednesday, January 27th, NOT the 26th
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: Apple event bumped back to January 27th
Cyril Kowaliski / The Tech Report: Apple could announce tablet at January 27 event
Matthew DeCarlo / TechSpot: Apple tablet to be unveiled at January 27 media event?
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget:
‘Major’ Apple announcement coming January 27th, devs already working with beta SDK (update: shipping in March) — According John Paczkowski over at All Things D, Apple is planning a “major product announcement” for Wednesday, January 27th — not the 26th as we've heard in previous reports.
Discussion: AppleInsider, Appletell, iPhone Savior, TUAW and Technologizer
Ray Basile / iPhone Savior: iPhone 4.0 SDK to Include Tablet Simulator Tools for Scaling Applications
Erica Sadun / TUAW: iPhone devsugar: Working with tablet resolutions
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Yet More Apple Event Stuff
Gus Sentementes / BaltTech: The 3D tech behind the rumored Apple “iSlate” tablet?
Richard Waters / blogs.ft.com:
Is this the real disruption from the Google Phone? — Amidst all the hype about Tuesday's expected launch of the first Google Phone, there is one overriding question that has gone unanswered: what is the One Big Idea behind this device that is so compelling that Google thinks it's worth risking …
Discussion: NPR Blogs, AppleInsider and T3.com News
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Google And Spotify Dance Over U.S. Launch — Spotify. The elusive European streaming music startup that you just can't get access to in the U.S., unless you know someone or jump through a few hoops. — The U.S. launch has been delayed over aggressive negotiations with the labels …
Discussion: CNET News, Guardian, Boy Genius Report, IntoMobile, The Next Web, Phone Arena, AndroidGuys, Music Ally, PMP Today, Electronista, Gadgetell, Electricpig.co.uk and Softpedia News
Greg Sandoval / CNET News: Spotify-Google iTunes killer lacks licenses
Bobbie Johnson / Guardian: Google challenges iPhone with launch of Nexus One mobile
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: Spotify and Google teaming up to challenge iTunes Music Store?
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: Spotibot turbo-charges music discovery in Spotify
Shane Manning / AndroidGuys: Nexus One to Include Built-In Version of Spotify?
Stuart Dredge / Music Ally: Spotify linked to Google Nexus One handset launch
Allan David Reyes / PMP Today: Google, Spotify teaming up to rival Apple iTunes
Ian Paul / PC World:
Google's Nexus One Event: What to Expect — We're less than 24 hours away from Google's special event on Tuesday morning, when the company is expected to launch a Google-branded — superphone, the Nexus One. But according to recent reports, this GSM-based device is just another smartphone …
Discussion: The Life and Times of AdMob, PC World, TechCrunch, CNN and Gadget Lab
Tony Bradley / PC World: Five Predictions for Google's Nexus One
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch: Mobile Ad Impressions On Android Double Since October
Doug Gross / CNN: Is Google unveiling an ‘iPhone killer?’
Priya Ganapati / Gadget Lab: Everything You Wanted to Know About the Google Nexus One
New Survey Shows Android OS Roiling the Smart Phone Market — Google's (GOOG) Android mobile operating system was released more than a year ago, midst high expectations it would change the smart phone market. But the big transformation never materialized - until now.
Discussion: Ars Technica, PC World, Gizmodo, Maximum PC, Brainstorm Tech, MacRumors, Tech Beat, Computerworld, AppleInsider, AndroidGuys, Android Central and 901am, Thanks:atul
Ryan Whitwam / Maximum PC: Rapid Growth in Android Adoption Hurts Other Mobile OSes
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Brainstorm Tech: Android cuts into iPhone's mindshare
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Android Gaining Momentum Among Future Smartphone Buyers
Olga Kharif / Tech Beat: Shoppers' Interest in the iPhone Slips
Gregg Keizer / Computerworld: Demand for Android phones makes ‘monstrous’ 250% jump
Jose Salviati / AndroidGuys: Future Smart Phone Buyers Considering Android Over Palm …
Phil Nickinson / Android Central: Survey: Android sees big gain among prospective smartphone purchasers
Arnold Zafra / 901am: More Users are Planning to Buy Android Phones
Loïc Le Meur / Seesmic Blog:
We've acquired Ping.fm. Get ready to update 50 social networks from Seesmic — Your friends are not all in one social network, but we want to help you stay in touch with them anytime and from any device. That is Seesmic's vision and to deliver this faster, we have acquired Ping.fm.
Discussion: TECH cocktail and Financial Times
Shashi Bellamkonda / TECH cocktail: Loic Le Meur announces Seesmic acquired Ping.fm
Chris Nuttall / Financial Times: Seesmic acquires Ping and 50 social networks
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Pinging In The New Year: Seesmic Acquires Ping.fm
Pinging In The New Year: Seesmic Acquires Ping.fm
Discussion: Mashable!, The Next Web, Ping.fm Blog, TechCrunch Europe, louisgray.com, Download Squad, CNET News, RotorBlog.com, alarm:clock, paidContent, VentureBeat, GigaOM and ReadWriteWeb
Jennifer Van Grove / Mashable!: Seesmic Acquires Ping.fm
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch Europe: Done deal: Critical Path acquires Shozu, CEO Chris Wade stays on as consultant
Rafe Needleman / CNET News: Seesmic buying Ping.fm social update service
Maris Dagis / RotorBlog.com: Best Facebook Desktop Clients For Mac And Windows
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Seesmic Buys Social Network Updating Service Ping.fm
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: Seesmic Looks Beyond Twitter - Acquires Ping.fm
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Exclusive: VMware Likely to Buy Zimbra from Yahoo — Yahoo is close to selling its Zimbra unit to VMware, according to several sources close to the situation. — Sources said the deal could be announced soon, but the price for the open-source email unit was still unclear.
Discussion: The Register, paidContent, CNET News, Dealscape, virtualization.info, Mashable!, Between the Lines, CloudAve and TheStreet.com
Cade Metz / The Register: Yahoo! to offload Zimbra on...VMware?
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Yahoo Reportedly Selling Zimbra To VMWare
Matt Asay / CNET News: Zimbra buy to raise VMware's cloud ante
Olaf de Senerpont Domis / Dealscape: Report: VMware to buy Yahoo!'s Zimbra unit
Alessandro Perilli / virtualization.info: VMware to acquire Zimbra?
Barb Dybwad / Mashable!: Yahoo to Unload E-mail Provider Zimbra on VMWare
Krishnan Subramanian / CloudAve: VMware Buying Zimbra - My Initial Thoughts
Scott Moritz / TheStreet.com: Tech Rumor: Yahoo! Selling Zimbra?
David Colker / L.A. Times Tech Blog:
Facebook fights back, disallows the Suicide Machine — Like the computer in the movie “2001,” Facebook is struggling to keep its profiles from virtual extinction at the hands of its arch enemy - the Web 2.0 Suicide Machine. — The Suicide Machine is a clever Web site out of the Netherlands …
Discussion: VentureBeat, Computerworld, CNET News, MediaPost, PC World, The Next Web, All Facebook, Mashable!, Lifehacker, 901am, Softpedia News, Rev2.org, Maximum PC and Digits
Paul McNamara / Computerworld: Facebook blocks ‘Web 2.0 Suicide Machine’
Rafe Needleman / CNET News: Facebook cuts off Suicide Machine access
Jared Newman / PC World: Facebook Cuts Off Access to Profile-Killing Service
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: Facebook Bans Ye Olde Web 2.0 Suicide Machine - No Account Killing For You
Jennifer Van Grove / Mashable!: Suicide Wars: Facebook Blocks App From Deleting Member Profiles
Lisa Hoover / Lifehacker: Web 2.0 Suicide Machine Offs Your Online Identity
Arnold Zafra / 901am: Suicide Machine Can Kill Your Web 2.0 Life, Forever
Craig Agranoff / Rev2.org: The Web 2.0 Suicide Machine - Facebook Responds
Pulkit Chandna / Maximum PC: Facebook Disallows Web 2.0 “Suicide Machine”
Andrew LaVallee / Digits: Social Network Suicide? Not If Facebook Can Help It
Ina Fried / CNET News:
Understanding Windows 7's ‘GodMode’ — Windows 7's so-called GodMode is actually a shortcut to accessing the operating system's various control settings. — Although it's name suggests perhaps even grander capabilities, Windows enthusiasts are excited over the discovery of a hidden …
Discussion: SitePoint, BrandonLive and Maximum PC
Craig Buckler / SitePoint: How to Enable Windows 7 GodMode
Brandon / BrandonLive: The so-called “God Mode”
Jason Barry / Maximum PC: Windows 7 “God Mode” Has All the Controls
Priya Ganapati / Gadget Lab:
Slim, Large Screen E-Reader Skiff to Debut on Sprint — E-readers are likely to get hotter with the next generation of devices sporting color screens and large displays expected to launch through the year. — One of the first products to announce its arrival is the Skiff e-reader …
Discussion: Datamation, Engadget, Gizmodo, CES 2010, Bits, Maximum PC, Gadgetell, 9 to 5 Mac and Electronista
Nick Bilton / Bits: Skiff and Sprint to Unveil a Reading Device
Bart Salisbury / Maximum PC: Skiff Announces Thinnest, Largest e-Reader Yet
Shawn Ingram / Gadgetell: Skiff and Sprint to show largest ebook reader at CES
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: OK, Hearst's eReader is pretty cool
Jay Yarow / Silicon Alley Insider:
Hearst Shows Off Its Snazzy E-Reader, The Skiff Reader
Hearst Shows Off Its Snazzy E-Reader, The Skiff Reader
Discussion: skiff.com, The Seattle Times, Techland, jkOnTheRun, I4U News and TechFlash
Brier Dudley / The Seattle Times: CES: A peek at Hearst's Skiff reader
Allie Townsend / Techland: Skiff's New E-Reader Sounds Kind Of Dreamy
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: Skiff Reader Sized for Big Content, But is it a Small Solution?
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Skiff Reader Based On LG Metal Foil e-Paper Debuts At CES 2010
Eric Engleman / TechFlash: New Skiff Reader: big and bendy
Nilay Patel / Engadget:
Nokia asks ITC to ban iPhone, iPod, and MacBook imports, files another lawsuit against Apple — Looks like Nokia is going all-out in its patent fight with Apple: in addition to the lawsuit it's filed over GSM standards and last week's International Trade Commission complaint …
Discussion: BetaNews, Ars Technica, Macsimum News, Fone Arena, mocoNews, AppleInsider, IntoMobile, Maximum PC, 9 to 5 Mac, TUAW and MacRumors
Scott M. Fulton, III / BetaNews: Nokia adds 14 patents to complaint, citing Jobs' ‘Great artists steal’ comment
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Nokia adds yet another lawsuit in its battle with Apple
Tricia Duryee / mocoNews: Nokia Asks ITC To Ban Apple Imports, Including iPhone
Bart Salisbury / Maximum PC: Nokia Steps Up Patent Fight Against Apple with Another Lawsuit
Mel Martin / TUAW: Nokia brings more legal complaints against Apple
Nick Bilton / Bits:
One on One: Jack Dorsey of Twitter and Square — I recently sat down for coffee with Jack Dorsey to discuss Twitter, the location-based service Foursquare and his latest venture Square, an on-the-go credit card payment platform. Mr. Dorsey is the co-founder and chairman of Twitter …
Discussion: TechCrunch and Download Squad
MG Siegler / TechCrunch: Cheap Beer If You Check-In... Or Just Tweet.
Caroline McCarthy / The Social:
Fresh legal woes for ConnectU founders — It must have been quite the unwanted holiday gift: CNET has learned that there's a new lawsuit on the table against Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, the identical twins who alleged that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg stole their code and business plan …
Discussion: PE Hub Blog
Connie Loizos / PE Hub Blog: Everyone Wants a Piece...of Facebook
Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo:
Android To Take Over Your Washer Dryer and Microwave Oven — Phones, GPS, computers... Do we really want to give Android the power to control our washer-dryers and ovens and printers too? Would someone hack them to microwave your underpants, wash your soup, and dry your pizza? — It probably doesn't matter.
Discussion: Maximum PC, Android Phone Fans, AndroidGuys and Android Central
Pulkit Chandna / Maximum PC: Android's Next Frontier? Your Washing Machine
Anthony Perez / Android Phone Fans: Phones, Tablets, and ¿Appliances? — You heard right …
Phil Nickinson / Android Central: Android in your kitchen? Why not!
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac:
Coming soon: Apple's $20 billion revenue explosion — Blink and you may have missed it in among the seasonal festivities and dawn of the new decade, but CNBC's December 30 Power Lunch show gave a little insight into the power behind Apple's stock advance, with Phil Cusick …
Discussion: Between the Lines
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines: Apple's tablet and the 3G pricing wild card
Flixster Inc. Acquires Rotten Tomatoes From IGN Entertainment — Combination of Top Brands Creates a Leader in the Online Movie Space, Reaching 30 Million Monthly Moviegoers; IGN to Receive Equity Stake in Flixster — SAN FRANCISCO—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Flixster Inc., producer …
Discussion: Mashable!, paidContent, /Film, bub.blicio.us, MediaMemo, TechCrunch, ReadWriteWeb, The Next Web and Silicon Alley Insider
Christina Warren / Mashable!: Flixster to Acquire Rotten Tomatoes
Rafat Ali / paidContent: News Corp/IGN Sells Off Rotten Tomatoes To Flixster; Retains Minority in Combo
Peter Sciretta / /Film: Flixter Buys Rotten Tomatoes
Kristen Nicole / bub.blicio.us: Flixter Acquires Rotten Tomatoes, Remains Focused on Growth.
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: First M&A of 2010: Flixster + Rotten Tomatoes
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: News Corp. Unloads Rotten Tomatoes Onto Flixster
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: Flixster Acquires Rotten Tomatoes
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: Flixster Thinks That Rotten Tomatoes Are Sweet - Will Acquire Its Competitor
Chris Silver Smith / Search Engine Land:
A New Behemoth Emerges In Google Maps: Wikipedia — Google's recent introduction of Place Pages within Maps came in sync with some key adjustments in the factors used to rank local search content. The combination of changes has resulted in Wikipedia abruptly emerging as a major influence on local search rankings.
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Social Network Removes 5,000 Users For Putting On Weight During Holiday Season — No doubt seeking attention by making controversial decisions and statements, elitist social networking site BeautifulPeople.com says it has kicked out 5,000 users because other members signaled that they became …
Discussion: broadstuff, CNET News and Guardian
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: The Networked Technology world in 2019
Don Reisinger / CNET News: Social network nixes users who ‘let themselves go’
Sam Jones / Guardian: Dating site expels 5,000 for festive weight gain
Google Book Search Debated on PBS NewsHour — The hubbub over Google Book Search was quiet toward the end of 2009, with Google, authors and publishers anxiously waiting for their next day in the New York District Court presiding over the case. — That would be Feb. 18, as I noted Nov. 20.
Discussion: Open Book Alliance and paidContent
Peter Brantley / Open Book Alliance: Google Opens Up on Real Benefit of GBS 2.0: Search
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Video: The Debate Over Google Books
Richard Whitt / Google Public Policy Blog:
Our proposal to build and operate a white spaces database — It's been a while since we've talked about what's happening with white spaces being freed up for wireless broadband, but today we took another step towards making “Wi-Fi on steroids” a reality for consumers.
Discussion: CNET News, Hillicon Valley, Associated Press and Post Tech, Thanks:atul
Tom Krazit / CNET News: Google wants to build ‘white spaces’ database
Joelle Tessler / Associated Press: Obama administration seeks more wireless spectrum
Hacker hangs photo of Mr Bean on European Presidency website — The Spanish Government has announced it intends to investigate the “minor” sabotage, which put its European Presidency page out of action for a number of hours. — The Spanish Government has announced it will investigate …
Don Clark / Digits:
Lenovo Combines Laptop With Tablet, Using Two Chips — Thinking about a tablet computer instead of a laptop? Lenovo is offering to sell you both at the same time. — The China-based computer maker is using the Consumer Electronics Show this week to announce an unusual hybrid product called …
Discussion: Engadget and PC Magazine, Thanks:mrinaldesai
Cisco Cheng / PC Magazine: Lenovo's Tablet Docks to Form a Notebook
Todd Bishop / TechFlash:
High stakes for Microsoft at CES — Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will be in Las Vegas this week for his second Consumer Electronics Show keynote since assuming the high-profile speaking slot from Bill Gates. It's a pivotal moment for the company, in a variety of ways.
Eric Eldon / Inside Facebook:
Facebook Begins Testing Advanced Crowd-Sourced Content Moderation — In an effort to better remove inappropriate content, Facebook is testing out what it calls Facebook Community Council, according to new Council member and Boing Boing guest poster Andrea James.
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Facebook Rolling Out Redesign To Some Users — Facebook seems to be rolling out its new site design to at least some people outside the company, although none of us at TechCrunch have yet to be graced with its presence. The new design is “exactly” like the screenshots that GigaOm posted on December 27, says one source.
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, Neowin.net and The Next Web
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb: Rock & Roll Will Never Die? It Might on Facebook
Benjamin Rubenstein / Neowin.net: Facebook rolling out new design to some users
Regina Walton / The Next Web: Facebook Phases in a New Format Change