Apple to launch 22-inch touch-enabled all-in-one PC in 2010, says paper — Apple reportedly plans to launch a 22-inch touch-enabled all-in-one PC in 2010, in addition to the current non-touch 21.5- and 27-inch iMacs, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report.
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Sam Diaz / Between the Lines: Apple event slated for Jan. 27
Tim Stevens / Engadget: Apple launching 22-inch touchscreen iMac this year?
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Apple to release touch-enabled iMac later this year?
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: 22-inch touch screen Apple iMac on the way?
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Apple 22-inch touchscreen iMac tipped for 2010
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: 22-inch Apple iMac Touch Rumored for 2010
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile.com: Macs Get All Touchy Feely with jiTouch2 and Apple Coming out with …
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider: Apple Launching 22-Inch Touch Computer This Year, Says Chinese Report (AAPL)
Dave Caolo / TUAW: Rumor: 22" touch computer coming from Apple
Christopher Meinck / EverythingiCafe: Apple To Launch 22-inch Touch Screen Mac?
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Touchscreen Apple iMac In New 22-inch Size Rumored
Google probing possible inside help on attack — Buzz up! — SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Google is investigating whether one or more employees may have helped facilitate a cyber-attack that the U.S. search giant said it was a victim of in mid-December, two sources told Reuters on Monday.
Elinor Mills / CNET News: Google China insiders may have helped with attack
Philip J Cunningham / CHINAdaily: ‘Do No Evil’ lays bare Web giant's hypocrisy
Shane McGlaun / DailyTech: Google Attackers May Have Had Inside Assistance
Michael Klurfeld / The Next Web: Chinese Attacked Google From The Inside?
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Was the Cyber Attack on Google an Inside Job?
Duncan Geere / Pocket-lint: Google hack aided by insiders?
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider: Google China Employees May Have Helped Chinese Government Hack Google (GOOG)
Tania Branigan / Guardian: Google investigates China staff over cyber attack
Edward Wong / New York Times:
Foreign Journalists in Beijing Hit by E-Mail Hackers — BEIJING — At least two foreign journalists living in Beijing have had their Google e-mail accounts hacked, a journalists' advocacy group in China said Monday. The hackers changed settings so that all Gmail messages would be forwarded to unfamiliar addresses.
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, GMSV, p2pnet, Silicon Alley Insider, Tech Eye and Gawker
John Murrell / GMSV: Outlook for Google's China talks: nasty, brutish and short (1)
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider: Is Google Going To Address The Fact That So Many Gmail Accounts Are Getting Hacked?
Tamlin Magee / Tech Eye: Foreign journalists email hacked in China
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: Journalists in China Totally Switching Back to Yahoo
Times of London:
China tried to hack our computers, says India's security chief M.K. Narayanan — Chinese hackers are believed to have attempted to penetrate India's most sensitive government office in the latest sign of rising tensions between the two rival Asian powers, The Times has learnt.
Discussion: PC World
John Ribeiro / PC World: Report: India Claims It Was Also Hacked by Chinese
Jon Stokes / Ars Technica:
The case against a 10" AMOLED Apple tablet — Active matrix OLED (AMOLED) was one of the hot technologies at CES this year—the tech's profile was raised by Google's launch of the Nexus One, and vendors had 3D and 2D OLED prototype displays of up to 32 inches in size on the CES show floor.
Jason D. O'Grady / The Apple Core: Is the world ready for an AMOLED tablet?
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Apple Tablet Seen as Not Likely to Include OLED Screen
Rene Ritchie / The iPhone Blog: OLED/AMOLED Not Realistic for iTablet, How About for 4th Gen iPhone?
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple tablet unlikely to be OLED -Ars
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile.com: It's Official Apple Sends Invites for “Latest Creation” Event on January 27
Cyril Kowaliski / The Tech Report: January 27 Apple event confirmed
Tim Barribeau / EverythingiCafe: OLED Tablet Unlikely Says Ars
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily:
Apple Announces Jan. 27 Special Event: “Come See Our Latest Creation” — Confirming a date first reported by Digital Daily, Apple (AAPL) this morning announced an invitation-only special event to be held at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater in San Francisco on January 27 - a Wednesday.
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Joshua Topolsky / engadget.com: It's on: Apple holding January 27th event to show off its ‘latest creation’
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Apple January 27th “Come See Our Latest Creation” Event Confirmed
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Yup, Apple is Holding an Event on January 27th. Join Us There!
Lance Whitney / CNET News: Apple officially announces January 27 event
Philip Michaels / Macworld: Apple to hold product event on January 27
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple event confirmed: 27 January 10am PT
Claudine Beaumont / Telegraph: Apple confirms Jan 27 event
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: Apple's January 27th Event Confirmed, “Come See Our Latest Creation”
Stuart Dredge / Mobile Entertainment: It's on: Apple confirms Jan-27 mystery launch event
C.K. Sample III / Sample the Web: My hope for Apple's announcement
Brad Stone / Bits: Apple to Show Off Its ‘Latest Creation’ Next Week
Julia Angwin / Digits: Apple Sends Out Jan. 27 Event Invites
Amy-Mae Elliott / Pocket-lint: “Come see our latest creation” - Apple iTablet event invites arrive
Jacqui Cheng / Ars Technica: Apple confirms mystery Jan. 27 “creative” event
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!: Apple Tablet Likely to Be Revealed Next Wednesday
Chris Ziegler / Engadget:
HTC ‘Supersonic’ to ring in WiMAX on Sprint, Android-style — Remember that mysterious HTC A9292 with WiMAX rumored for Sprint a few days back? Well, take a seat, folks — we think we've got the lowdown on it here from a trusted source, and it's a bit of a monster:
Discussion: Computerworld, dailywireless.org, Pocketables, Electronista, Softpedia News, IntoMobile, I4U News, AndroidGuys, SlashGear and Android Central
Seth Weintraub / Computerworld: Next iPhone killer? WiMAX-enabled ‘Supersonic’ with Android
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: Sprint's WiMAX Phone?
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Rumor: HTC Supersonic: The first Sprint WiMAX phone? …
Robert Evans / I4U News: HTC ‘Supersonic’: Sprint's First WiMax Phone
Chris Davies / SlashGear: HTC Supersonic is Sprint's WiMAX Android A9292?
Phil Nickinson / Android Central: HTC A9292 may be Sprint WiMAX ‘Supersonic’
Twitter joke led to Terror Act arrest and airport life ban — When heavy snowfall threatened to scupper Paul Chambers's travel plans, he decided to vent his frustrations on Twitter by tapping out a comment to amuse his friends. “Robin Hood airport is closed,” he wrote.
Discussion: Guardian, p2pnet, TG Daily and The Next Web
Martin Wainwright / Guardian: Airport bomb scare Twitterer arrested
Andrew Thomas / TG Daily: Man arrested for using Twitter
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: Man arrested as terrorist after Twitter joke
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
BarMax: The $1,000 iPhone App That Might Actually Be Worth It — In August 2008, Apple approved an application in the App Store called I Am Rich. The app did nothing beyond show a picture of a red gem. So why was it notable? Because it cost $999.99. Though Apple pulled it relatively quickly …
Discussion: PC World, Gizmodo, Telegraph, iPhone Buzz, EverythingiCafe, Edible Apple, The Apple Core, Maximum PC, The iPhone Blog and textually.org
Jared Newman / PC World: $1000 iPhone App Returns with BarMax
Sean Fallon / Gizmodo: BarMax iPhone App Might Actually Be a Bargain at $1000
Claudine Beaumont / Telegraph: $1,000 BarMax iPhone app aimed at lawyers
Christopher Meinck / EverythingiCafe: BarMax App a Great Value, Even at $1,000
Jason D. O'Grady / The Apple Core: The return of the $1,000 iPhone app: BarMax CA
Paul Lilly / Maximum PC: $1,000 iPhone App Might Actually be a Bargain
Rene Ritchie / The iPhone Blog: Preparing for the Bar Exam? Got $1000? Yep, There's BarMax CA for That!
Jack Purcher / Patently Apple:
Apple: The Tablet Prophecies — What is it about tablets that gets the masses all worked up? I don't know. Yet what I do know is that with Apple's coming tablets sporting high-end accelerometers, GPS and Google Maps, I don't think any of us will go around in circles in the desert for 40 years trying to find the Promised Land.
Discussion: App Advice, 9 to 5 Mac and MacDailyNews
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: Patent Watching : Apple Tablet Prophecies
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: The Tablet Prophecies
Daniel Ionescu / PC World:
Apple Tablet and NY Times Paywall: Rumors Merge
Apple Tablet and NY Times Paywall: Rumors Merge
Kevin O'Malley / MediaPost: ‘Times’ Ready To Read The Meter?
Eli Hodapp / Touch Arcade:
‘Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars’ Out in U.S. Too - First Impressions and Video — Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars [App Store] was quietly released into the App Store this evening. Chinatown Wars for the iPhone seems to lie somewhere in between the DS and PSP versions in regards to graphical quality …
Discussion: Gizmodo, Redmond Pie, 901am, ithinkdifferent, The iPhone Blog, Mashable!, Kotaku, MacRumors iPhone Blog, 9 to 5 Mac, Joystiq and techeblog.com
John Herrman / Gizmodo: Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars Hits the App Store
Taimur Asad / Redmond Pie: Grant Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars for iPhone
Imran Hussain / ithinkdifferent: Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars is now available for iPhone and iPod Touch!
Jeremy Sikora / The iPhone Blog: ‘Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars’ for iPhone Now Available in U.S. App Store
Samuel Axon / Mashable!: Grand Theft Auto Drops on iPhone for $9.99
Luke Plunkett / Kotaku: Chinatown Wars Spread To The iPhone
Chauncey Dupree / 9 to 5 Mac: Grand Theft Auto comes to the iPhone with Chinatown Wars
Alexander Sliwinski / Joystiq: GTA Chinatown Wars brings the battle to iPhone
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
IBM Launches LotusLive Labs; Opens Up Collaboration Platform's API To Partners — At IBM's annual conference, Lotusphere, Big Blue has announced innovations to its cloud-based collaboration platform, LotusLive. LotusLive provides enterprise users with online email, web conferencing …
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, eWeek and Seeking Alpha
Alex Williams / ReadWriteWeb: IBM's Project Vulcan: The Next Generation of Lotus Notes and a Rival To Google Wave
Clint Boulton / eWeek: IBM Project Vulcan Manages Social Info Overload
Alex Williams / ReadWriteWeb:
RIM and IBM Load up the Blackberry with Lotus Collaboration Applications
RIM and IBM Load up the Blackberry with Lotus Collaboration Applications
Discussion: The Register and CrackBerry.com blogs
Austin Modine / The Register: BlackBerry gets Quickr with Lotus
Malatesta / WMExperts:
Windows Mobile 7: What we expect and what we are hearing — Okay everyone, time to put on your rumor helmets (they're like beer helmets, but filled with vodka). Here's what we are hearing about Windows Mobile 7 from various sources (none of which has been announced by Microsoft).
Discussion: Gizmodo, Engadget, WMPoweruser.com, My Microsoft Life and Windows Phone Thoughts.com
Jason Dunn / Windows Phone Thoughts.com: Windows Mobile 7 Round-Up Rumours
Mike / Understanding Google Maps & Local Search:
Google Maps: Now Adding Reviews from News Sites, Hyperlocal Blogs and Other Non Traditional Review Sources — What's New in Reviews at Google Maps: — With their newly implemented sentiment analysis, Google Maps is apparently now reaching across hyperlocal blogs, local portals and news sites …
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, Search Engine Land, Softpedia News and Screenwerk, Thanks:atul
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: Google Looks Beyond Review Sites: Now Aggregates Posts from Local …
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: Google Now Collecting Local Reviews From Non-Traditional Sources
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: Google Casts Wider Net for Reviews
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo:
The Subscription War: You're Bleeding to Death — You know what's great? My smartphone puts the world in my pocket. Broadband puts 2,454,399 channels on my HDTV. I can access the internet from a freaking airplane! You know what's unsustainable? Paying for it all.
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Aol Quietly Launches An Expert Site Called Owl, and Feeds It Seed — Aol's answer to Wikipedia is Owl, a new site described as “a living, breathing library where useful knowledge, opinions and images are posted from experts the world over.” — Owl seems more of a testbed for Seed than anything else.
Discussion: bub.blicio.us, Silicon Alley Insider and Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim
Kristen Nicole / bub.blicio.us: Can a Bird Put Aol Back On Top?
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Baidu CTO Yinan Li Quits, Days After COO's Departure — There's something going on over at Baidu, the leading search engine provider in China. A mere ten days after the company's chief operating officer Peng Ye bailed for ‘personal reasons’, Baidu this morning announced that chief technology officer Yinan Li is also calling it quits.
Discussion: PR Newswire and Washington Post
Motorola Media Center:
Motorola Introduces MOTOROI™, Korea's First Smart Phone Powered by Android 2.0 — SEOUL, Korea. - 17 January 2010 - Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT), a global leader in mobile telecommunications, today inaugurated a new era in Korea's mobile lifestyle with the introduction of MOTOROI™ …
Discussion: Unwired View, eWeek, Engadget, Electronista, Android Central, SlashGear, AndroidGuys, The Toybox, Gizmodo, Phone Arena and Gizmodo Australia
Clint Boulton / eWeek: Motorola Launches Motoroi Android Phone in Korea
Chris Ziegler / Engadget: Motorola takes Android to Korea with MOTOROI
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Motorola MOTOROI Android 2.0 for South Korea
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Lumpy Motorola MOTOROI Gets Official, Not Much Use To You Unless You Live In Korea
Matthew Moore / Telegraph:
Oxford University bans students from Spotify — Oxford University students have been barred from using Spotify, the popular music streaming service. — University authorities imposed the ban because the sheer number of undergraduates listening to free tracks in their bedrooms was crippling the network …
Discussion: The Register, Softpedia News, TorrentFreak, Pocket-lint, iGeneration and TechCrunch Europe
Andrew Orlowski / The Register: Oxford bans Spotify
Duncan Geere / Pocket-lint: Oxford University bans Spotify
Zack Whittaker / iGeneration: Oxford University bans Spotify citing network difficulties
Matt Richtel / New York Times:
Forget Gum. Walking and Using Phone Is Risky. — SAN FRANCISCO — On the day of the collision last month, visibility was good. The sidewalk was not under repair. As she walked, Tiffany Briggs, 25, was talking to her grandmother on her cellphone, lost in conversation. — Very lost.
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Mark ‘Rizzn’ Hopkins / rizzn.com: In Today's “WTF, This is News?” News...
Stuart Dredge / Mobile Entertainment:
‘Big’ Ovi news coming on Thursday, says Nokia — More information on version 2.0 of the Ovi Store? — Nokia is holding a press conference on Thursday morning in London to share some “big news” on its Ovi services. — The invite, which was sent out this morning, gives no further details.
Discussion: Engadget, IntoMobile, Softpedia News and The Toybox, Thanks:hannamanna
Tim Stevens / Engadget: Nokia Ovi press event this Thursday, ‘big news’ promised
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Brief: Nokia holding press event in London on Jan 21 to share “big news”
Agence France Presse:
Sony's PlayStation is ‘poison’ to children: Chavez — Buzz up! — CARACAS (AFP) - Sony's PlayStation video game console is “poison” and leads children down the capitalist “road to hell,” Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said. — Chavez, in his weekly radio-TV show “Alo Presidente,” …
Discussion: PC World, GamesIndustry.biz and Edge Online