Ashlee Vance / Bits:
Microsoft and H.P. to Reveal Slate PC Ahead of Apple — It could be one of Steve Ballmer's riskiest trade show moves in years. — On Wednesday, Mr. Ballmer, Microsoft's chief executive, will unveil a novel take on a slate-type computer during his evening keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show …
Discussion: Ars Technica, Technologizer, PC World, Fast Company, Computerworld, Tech Check with Jim Goldman, Digits, CNN, CNET News, InformationWeek, internetnews.com, Macworld, Washington Post, 9 to 5 Mac, DailyTech, ITworld.com, GMSV, The Microsoft Blog, GottaBeMobile.com, OSNews, blogs.chron.com, TheAppleBlog, BoomTown, The iPhone Blog, ChannelWeb, Newlaunches.com, I4U News, TG Daily, Obsessable, Between the Lines, Phone Arena, The Register, Engadget, MacRumors, Electricpig, LiveSide.net, DisplayBlog, Windows 7 News, Seattle Times, The Tech Report, SlashGear, Tech Trader Daily, VentureBeat, CES 2010, WMExperts and AppleInsider
Emil Protalinski / Ars Technica: Steve Ballmer reportedly set to preempt Apple tablet at CES
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Steve Ballmer to Demo Slate! Or Not!
Daniel Ionescu / PC World: Microsoft Tablet to Beat Apple to the Punch?
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: CES's Preemptive iSlate Competitors
Jim Goldman / Tech Check with Jim Goldman: CES Hopes for an OMG Moment
Nick Wingfield / Digits: CES: Microsoft and H-P to Show Slate, But Not a Big Surprise
John Sutter / CNN: Will Microsoft announce tablet?
Marguerite Reardon / CNET News: Cisco brings telepresence home
David Berlind / InformationWeek: So What Are Microsoft's Tablets? Chopped Liver?
Owen Fletcher / Macworld: Report: Ballmer to unveil tablet computer before Apple
Rob Pegoraro / Washington Post: The real opening day of CES
Shane McGlaun / DailyTech: NYT: Ballmer to Unveil HP Tablet Computer Tonight at CES
John Murrell / GMSV: Tablet buzz could give Ballmer a headache
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile.com: Putting the Brakes on Ballmer's Tablet Announcement?
Thom Holwerda / OSNews: CES Roundup: ARM, Netbooks, Tablets
Dwight / blogs.chron.com: Tablets everywhere at CES
Darrell Etherington / TheAppleBlog: Microsoft to Reveal Tablet; Apple Speculation Now Shapes the Industry
Kara Swisher / BoomTown: BoomTown Headed to Vegas for the Umpteenth Time-And I Am Not Even Tiger Woods!
Rene Ritchie / The iPhone Blog: Microsoft's Ballmer to Try and Pre-empt Apple, Introduce HP Tablet Tonight?
Steven Burke / ChannelWeb: 3 Reasons A Microsoft-HP Tablet PC Would Trump Apple
Robert Evans / I4U News: Microsoft Courier To Be Unveiled, CES 2010?
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: Microsoft pegged to announce tablet PC
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines: Slate wars: The death of the one-trick e-reader?
John Oates / The Register: Ballmer readies slate PC for CES
Thomas Ricker / Engadget: Microsoft to reveal HP built Courier slate tomorrow?
Cyril Kowaliski / The Tech Report: NYT: Microsoft, HP to unveil tablet device at CES
Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily: CES: Microsoft To Unveil HP Tablet Tonight?
Paul Boutin / VentureBeat: Microsoft, HP to reveal their own tablet Wednesday
Ina Fried / CES 2010: CES: Windows 7, Natal talk on tap from Ballmer
Phil Nickinson / WMExperts: Ballmer rumored to show HP tablet at CES
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft:
Microsoft to show off Courier at CES? Call me highly skeptical — The New York Times has heard Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is going to show off an HP multimedia slate during his opening keynote address at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) on January 6. And suddenly, everyone's predicting …
Discussion: Microsoft, Guardian, Redmond Pie, Zatz Not Funny!, Bink.nu and The Windows Blog
Bobbie Johnson / Guardian: CES: iPhone-controlled drone unveiled at tech show curtain-raiser
Taimur Asad / Redmond Pie: Where to Watch CES 2010 LIVE Stream
Dave Zatz / Zatz Not Funny!: CES 2010, Day 0 Summary
Steven Bink / Bink.nu: 2010 CES Live Keynote with Steve Ballmer
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Microsoft's Ballmer Will Not Be Showing “Courier” Slate PC at CES Opening Tonight — As much as BoomTown likes a good computer tablet face-off, sources with knowledge of the situation said that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will not be whipping out the secret “Courier” slate PC that the company …
John Brownlee / Cult of Mac:
Rumor: Apple employee says Tablet UI has “steep learning curve” — While it probably won't encompass a 3D interface, there's been enough background murmurings about the method users will employ to interact with Apple's forthcoming tablet to expect something new. What that “new” is?
Discussion: BaltTech, Brainstorm Tech, MacRumors, I4U News, 9 to 5 Mac, GottaBeMobile.com, MacRumors Page 2, TUAW and Edible Apple
Gus Sentementes / BaltTech: Top three Apple iSlate predictions
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Brainstorm Tech: Apple tablet: $340 in parts?
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Apple Tablet Rumored To Be Hard To Learn
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile.com: Rumor: Apple Tablet Has Steep UI Learning Curve
Scott Moritz / TheStreet.com:
Exclusive: Apple's Tablet Has No Intel Inside — Stock quotes in this article: INTC , AAPL , MSFT , DELL — CUPERTINO, Calif. (TheStreet) — Apple (AAOL Quote) is throwing a glamorous Tablet party and chip partner Intel (INTC Quote) isn't invited. — With production time of its Tablet approaching …
Paul Boutin / VentureBeat: Apple snubs Intel for tablet chips
John Martellaro / The Mac Observer:
How Apple Does Controlled Leaks — Monday's article at the Wall Street Journal, which provided confirmation of an Apple tablet device, had all the earmarks of a controlled leak. Here's how Apple does it. — Often Apple has a need to let information out, unofficially.
Discussion: MacRumors, Edible Apple, Daring Fireball, Gizmodo and Communications …
Sean Fallon / Gizmodo: How Apple “Unofficially” Leaks Information
AT&T Upgrades 3G Technology at Cell Sites Across Nation — Software Upgrade Sets Stage for Faster 3G Speeds, Enhanced Mobile Data Performance to Come with Capacity Upgrades Planned for 2010-2011
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: AT&T 3G Improving — If You Can Get a Signal.
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines: AT&T hurries along 3G network upgrade, but NY, SF still hurting; Here's why
Ed Hansberry / InformationWeek: AT&T Completes Phase Of 3G Tower Upgrades
Prince McLean / AppleInsider: AT&T announces completion of nationwide 3G upgrade
Shane McGlaun / DailyTech: AT&T Completes Nationwide 3G Tower Software Update for HSPA 7.2
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: Speed War: AT&T Vrs T-Mobile
Chris Barylick / O'Grady's PowerPage: AT&T Cites 3G Network Upgrade Completion, Describes Future Upgrades En Route
Stephen Lawson / Computerworld: T-Mobile, AT&T complete HSPA 7.2 upgrades
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: AT&T completes first step to HSPA 7.2 Mbps network upgrade
Charles Starrett / iLounge: AT&T announces completed 3G network upgrade
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
AT&T Finishes HSPA 7.2 Updates Early. But Not So Fast...
AT&T Finishes HSPA 7.2 Updates Early. But Not So Fast...
Discussion: Engadget, Softpedia News and Shelly Palmer
Jon Stokes / Ars Technica:
Google's biggest announcement was not a phone, but a URL — By now, you know the details of Google's first Google-branded, Google-sold “superphone,” the Nexus One: huge AMOLED touchscreen, thin-and-light form factor, available unlocked or on T-Mobile, pervasive voice input, etc.
Discussion: BetaNews, Search Engine Land, eWeek, GigaOM, Tech Central, The Register, Silicon Alley Insider, Epicenter, Between the Lines, Electronista, VideoNuze, Digital Daily, Computerworld, OStatic blogs and textually.org, Thanks:atul
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM: Google's Web Store Is Today's Mobile Disruption
Murad Ahmed / Tech Central: Why Google launched the Nexus One
Nicholas Carlson / Silicon Alley Insider: Meet The People Behind Google's Super Slick Nexus One Storefront* (GOOG)
Fred Vogelstein / Epicenter: Analysis: Yawn, Google Introduces iPhone Clone
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines: Did Google revolutionize mobile phone buying? Nope
Will Richmond / VideoNuze: Google and Apple Collide in Mobile; Video Poised to Benefit
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Google to Sell Five to Six Million Nexus Ones in 2010
Joe Brockmeier / OStatic blogs: Superphone is Just Another Word for Personal Computer
Nathan Koppel / Wall Street Journal:
Nexus Name Irks Author's Estate
Nexus Name Irks Author's Estate
Discussion: Daring Fireball, The Register, The Consumerist and Silicon Alley Insider, Thanks:atul
Chris Williams / The Register: Nexus One web address used to punt smoky jazz
Nilay Patel / Engadget:
AT&T finally goes Android, confirms Dell, HTC and Motorola on board — We're at the AT&T presser here at CES, but it looks like we know what to expect: the carrier just announced that it's launching five new Android devices in the first half of 2010, including devices from Motorola, Dell, and HTC.
Discussion: Tech Trader Daily, BetaNews, mocoNews, MobileCrunch and Daring Fireball, Thanks:mrinaldesai
Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily: CES: AT&T To Launch Motorola, Dell, HTC Android Phones; 2 Palm Phones (Updated)
Tricia Duryee / mocoNews: @ CES: AT&T Dives Into Android With Five Phones; Adds Carrier Billing to Ovi Store
Gabriel Madway / Reuters:
CES-Dell bringing smartphone to U.S. with AT&T
CES-Dell bringing smartphone to U.S. with AT&T
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider, AT&T, PC Magazine, SlashGear, PhoneNews.com, Gizmodo and techblog.dallasnews.com
Sascha Segan / PC Magazine: AT&T Will Carry Dell Android Smartphone
Chris Davies / SlashGear: AT&T confirm five Android phones in 1H2010 from Dell, HTC …
Humberto Saabedra / PhoneNews.com: AT&T Officially Confirms Android Devices from Motorola, Dell and HTC …
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo: AT&T's First Android Phones: Five From Motorola, Dell and HTC
Stephen Shankland / CNET News:
Firefox 3.5.7 fix could ‘goose’ browser upgrades — Mozilla released Firefox 3.5.7 and 3.0.17 on Tuesday to fix a common crash problem and the lack of a prominent suggestion to upgrade. — Firefox is supposed to prominently tell people when a major upgrade is available …
Discussion: internetnews.com, Mashable!, Download Squad, ReadWriteWeb and The Next Web
Samuel Axon / Mashable!: Firefox 3.6 Available to Testers on Friday
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb: Firefox 3.6 RC1 Released
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Google Loves Apple's Quattro Deal — Google took time from its superphone frenzy yesterday to applaud something a competitor did: The search giant lead a public cheer for Apple (AAPL), which just bought mobile ad network Quattro. — Google's logic here is straightforward …
Discussion: Softpedia News, Profectio, Google Public Policy Blog, 9 to 5 Mac, Google, Internet2Go and paidContent
Paul Feng / Google Public Policy Blog: Apple's acquisition of Quattro: more proof of mobile advertising competition
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: Google welcomes Apple into the mobile ads domain
Greg Sterling / Internet2Go: Google Cheers Apple-Quattro Deal
Ben Drawbaugh / Engadget:
Hands-on with the Boxee Box — It looks just as small in real life, but not only that, the Boxee was sporting a new double sided remote. The usual suspects are on the front, but on the back is a full qwerty keyboard for searching for your favorite shows. The remote felt great in our hands …
Discussion: Macworld, Gearlog, Mashable! and VentureBeat
Jeff Porten / Macworld: D-Link Boxee Box brings couch potato paradise
Eric Griffith / Gearlog: D-Link Media Boxee Box and Pebble: Sibling Rivalry?
Barb Dybwad / Mashable!: CES: Hands-on With the Boxee Box [VIDEO]
Andrew / Boxee Blog:
By the pricking of my thumbs, something awesome this way comes.
By the pricking of my thumbs, something awesome this way comes.
Discussion: NewTeeVee, Appletell, Softpedia News, GeekTonic and eHomeUpgrade
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee: Vid-Biz: Boxee, Sling, NAB
Josh Holat / Appletell: CES 2010: Boxee box specs, QWERTY keyboard remote
Brent Evans / GeekTonic: Boxee Box Will Be Sold by D-Link, Includes Flash Support and Sport Qwerty Remote
Alexander Grundner / eHomeUpgrade: Boxee Box Remote to Have Integrated QWERTY Keyboard
Tyler Tschida / App Advice:
iPhone-Controlled Parrot AR.Drone May Be The Coolest Tech Toy Ever — Parrot's iPhone-controlled AR.Drone seems more like something the military would put to use, and probably somehow lose control of, but it's actually a new consumer friendly remote control flying toy that was recently shown off at this year's CES.
Discussion: PC Magazine, VentureBeat and Engadget
Brian Heater / PC Magazine: iPhone-Controlled Toy Helicopter Hovers Over CES
Kim-Mai Cutler / VentureBeat: Parrot to launch an iPhone-controlled helicopter
Amazon Introduces Kindle DX with Global Wireless — New Kindle DX with Global Wireless enables customers to wirelessly download and read in over 100 countries -Available for pre-order now for $489 and ships Jan. 19 — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today introduced Kindle DX with Global Wireless …
Discussion: GigaOM, Mashable!, Engadget, 9 to 5 Mac, Maximum PC, Globe and Mail, mocoNews, jkOnTheRun, Digital Trends, Gadget Lab, pluGGd.in, Silicon Alley Insider, Reuters, Tech Trader Daily, TechFlash and TheStreet.com
Om Malik / GigaOM: Kindle DX Goes Global
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Amazon Kindle DX Goes International
Omar El Akkad / Globe and Mail: Amazon's Kindle DX available in Canada
Ingrid Lunden / mocoNews: Kindle DX Goes Global, But Still Not Truly Local
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: More Books in More Places — Amazon's Kindle DX Goes Global
Geoff Duncan / Digital Trends: Amazon Takes Kindle DX To Over 100 Countries
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: Amazon Kindle DX International: Too Late?
Kate Holton / Reuters: Amazon takes larger-screen Kindle global
Eric Engleman / TechFlash: Amazon takes Kindle DX global
Joseph Woelfel / TheStreet.com: Amazon's Kindle DX Gets Global Release
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider:
Netflix Bends To Warner Bros., Won't Rent DVDs For 28 Days After They Go On Sale (NFLX) — This will please the movie industry: Netflix has agreed to a 28-day window before it rents Warner Bros. DVDs and Blu-ray discs after they go on sale. The idea is that this will allow Warner Bros. to sell more discs …
Discussion: paidContent, NewTeeVee, CNET News and Engadget, Thanks:bobcaswell
Tameka Kee / paidContent: Netflix Agrees To Warner's New Release Delay In Exchange For More Streaming Rights
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee: Netflix Swaps Longer DVD Window for More Streaming Titles from Warner Bros.
Matthew Moskovciak / CNET News: LG's new Blu-ray players get Picasa, better Netflix interface
Nilay Patel / Engadget: Toshiba BDX3000 Blu-ray player does 3D, BDX2700 and BDX2500 do... other stuff
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb:
Welcome to the Age of Robot Reporters — One hour ago, three emergency vehicles responded to a report of an unconscious person at the world headquarters of Nike Inc. in Portland, Oregon. How do I know? An automated form-pumping robot from startup company Nozzl Media told me.
Jon Healey / L.A. Times Tech Blog:
DivX tries again to bring streaming video to TV — DivX, best known for its popular digital video file format, is making another attempt to extend its reach into video services. At the Consumer Electronics Show today, the company is announcing DivX TV, a software platform for streaming video from the Internet to a user's television.
Discussion: Download Squad, BetaNews and Mashable!
John Burke / Download Squad: DivX launches Internet TV platform
Christina Warren / Mashable!: DivX and LG Prepare to Bring DivX TV to the Living Room
Ryan Singel / Epicenter:
Rogue Marketers Can Mine Your Info on Facebook — Got an e-mail list of customers or readers and want to know more about each — such as their full name, friends, gender, age, interests, location, job and education level? — Facebook has just the free feature you're looking for, thanks to its recent privacy changes.
Discussion: All Facebook and Electricpig
Nick O'Neill / All Facebook: Yes, Rogue Marketers Can Steal Your Public Facebook Data
Chris Nuttall / blogs.ft.com:
HP launches first touch netbook — Touch is becoming a common feature on netbooks, with HP launching its first touch-enabled netbook a day after Lenovo announced its own entry at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. — The HP Mini 5102 has a capacitive touchscreen option …
Discussion: HP, TechFlash, Business Wire, eWeek, Notebooks.com, Computerworld, PC Magazine and PC World
Josh Smith / Notebooks.com: CES: Introducing the HP Mini 5102 with Touch
Laarni Almendrala Ragaza / PC Magazine: Hands On with the HP TouchSmart tm2
Caroline McCarthy / CNET News:
Vanity Fair on Twitter fame: Twembarrassing — Vanity Fair magazine, with its crisp and alluring takes on everything from international affairs to celebrity culture, is the sort of publication known for being current, relevant, and in-the-know. — Yet in its February issue—yes …
Discussion: The Business Insider, Silicon Alley Insider, Vanity Fair and Laughing Squid
Caroline McCarthy / The Business Insider: Read Me — Attention Vanity Fair: Twitter's female stars …
Caroline McCarthy / Silicon Alley Insider: Attention Vanity Fair: People Don't Just Follow Women On Twitter Because They're Hot
Vanessa Grigoriadis / Vanity Fair: America's Tweethearts — By endlessly typing 140-character messages …
Scott Beale / Laughing Squid: America's Tweethearts in Vanity Fair
Erik Chang / Shrinkage Is Good:
Nexus One vs iPhone, Droid & Palm Pre - Total Cost of Ownership — Today is Nexus One launch day and we decided in typical BillShrink fashion, we would take a look at the overall total cost of ownership of the Nexus One vs. iPhone vs. Droid vs. Palm Pre. This is the first time that any phone …
Alexander van Elsas / @vanelsas: The one thing that Google Nexus One has over the iPhone
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!: Nexus One vs Droid vs iPhone [Comparison Chart]
Jason D. O'Grady / The Apple Core: TCO: How the Nexus One stacks up
James Falconer / IntoMobile: BillShrink Compares ‘The New Generation of Smartphones’
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Brainstorm Tech: Google phone vs. Apple iPhone
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch: Let The Nexus One Marketing Blitz Begin
David / TmoNews: Total Cost Of Nexus One Ownership
Gina Trapani / Lifehacker: Current Crop of Smartphones: A Cost and Feature Comparison
Phil Nickinson / Android Central: What the Nexus One really costs
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Clickfree lets you backup your laptop on a BlackBerry's memory card — Under the Clickfree brand, Storage Appliance has created computer backup appliances that are very simple to use. Now it's going a step further with a tiny memory card that can back up your entire laptop or other computers to your BlackBerry phone.
Discussion: PC World, BlackBerry Cool and CrackBerry.com blogs
Jon L. Jacobi / PC World: Clickfree Announces Automated Network, Laptop, Blackberry Backup Solutions
Arn / MacRumors:
ARM Cortex A9 Performance Demo - Likely Chip to Power iSlate and Future iPhones — As CES kicks off, one technology we've been hoping to hear more about is the status of the ARM Cortex A9 processor. Apple's iPhone as well as many of its competitors including the just released Nexus …
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, Softpedia News, IntoMobile, dailywireless.org and The iPhone Blog
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Video: 500 MHz dual core ARM Cortex A9 vs. 1.6 GHz Intel Atom …
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Aggregate Knowledge Raises $9 Million For Online Ad Optimization Platform — Aggregate Knowledge, a provider of display ad optimization solutions, has closed a Series C financing round of $9 million led by OVP Venture Partners. Also participating in the round are Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers …
Discussion: VentureBeat, TechFlash, PE Hub News and paidContent
John Cook / TechFlash: OVP leads investment in Aggregate Knowledge
Jeff Bussgang / PE Hub News: Aggregate Knowledge Raises $9 Million
Mary Kathleen Flynn / Dealscape:
Hyperlocal sites becoming major M&A targets — While newspapers have been decimated by the economics transforming today's media industry, Web sites that report news and deliver other content at the neighborhood, or “hyperlocal,” level, are bursting with life, with many of them becoming sought …
Discussion: Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim
Kelly Hodgkins / Boy Genius Report:
Sling Media debuts four new OEM placeshifting media devices at CES 2010 — Sling is coming to Vegas with four new placeshifting media devices that will allow you to sling your HD content around your house, control your Sling media with the touch of a finger and, in typical slingbox fashion …
Discussion: Macworld, paidContent and Electronista
Ramu Nagappan / Macworld: Sling Media announces new devices
comScore Reports $29.1 Billion in U.S. Retail E-Commerce Spending for Full November-December Holiday Season, Up 4 Percent vs. Year Ago — Season Highlights Include Growth Surpassing Forecasts and First $900 Million Spending Day on Record — comScore (NASDAQ : SCOR), a leader in measuring …