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.
Discussion: Gizmodo, engadget.com, PC World, The Loop, CNET News, Internet2Go, VentureBeat, Technologizer, 9 to 5 Mac, Computerworld, NBC Bay Area, App Advice, Telegraph, AppleInsider, Bits, Sample the Web, Boy Genius Report, Mobile Entertainment, Electronista, MacRumors, Pocket-lint, CrunchGear, Mashable!, The Next Web and Ars Technica
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Apple January 27th “Come See Our Latest Creation” Event Confirmed
Joshua Topolsky / engadget.com: It's on: Apple holding January 27th event to show off its ‘latest creation’
Philip Michaels / PC World: Apple to Hold Product Event on January 27
Jim Dalrymple / The Loop: Apple announces special event for January 27
Lance Whitney / CNET News: Apple officially announces January 27 event
Greg Sterling / Internet2Go: January 27: Will Apple's Tablet Dazzle or Disappoint?
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Yup, Apple is Holding an Event on January 27th. Join Us There!
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple event confirmed: 27 January 10am PT
Owen Thomas / NBC Bay Area: Apple Invites Press to See “Latest Creation”
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: Apple's January 27th Event Confirmed, “Come See Our Latest Creation”
Claudine Beaumont / Telegraph: Apple confirms Jan 27 event
Brad Stone / Bits: Apple to Show Off Its ‘Latest Creation’ Next Week
C.K. Sample III / Sample the Web: My hope for Apple's announcement
Stuart Dredge / Mobile Entertainment: It's on: Apple confirms Jan-27 mystery launch event
Amy-Mae Elliott / Pocket-lint: “Come see our latest creation” - Apple iTablet event invites arrive
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!: Apple Tablet Likely to Be Revealed Next Wednesday
Jacqui Cheng / Ars Technica: Apple confirms mystery Jan. 27 “creative” event
Clayton Morris / Fox News:
Apple Tablet, iPhone 4 Launch Confirmed for January 27 — Apple just announced an event on January 27th that will no doubt dazzle us with what the company is calling its “latest creation.” At the event, Apple will unveil the company's long-rumored tablet device.
Discussion: AppleInsider, MacRumors, 9 to 5 Mac, 901am, Engadget, The iPhone Blog, Mashable! and EverythingiCafe
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: FoxNews: Event will be Tablet, iPhone OS 4.0 and iLife 2010
Arnold Zafra / 901am: As Apple Sends Out Official Invites for Jan 27 Event, Rumors Abound On iPhone 4.0
Daniel Ionescu / PC World:
Apple Tablet and NY Times Paywall: Rumors Merge — The New York Times hasn't spilled the beans over the Apple tablet again, but rumors are linking the two companies once more. Reports of an upcoming paid model to be adopted by the New York Times are correlated with the mythical Apple tablet …
Discussion: BetaNews, MediaPost, 9 to 5 Mac, Darren Herman, Techdirt and p2pnet
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: Apple's ‘latest creation’ to debut on January 27
Kevin O'Malley / MediaPost: ‘Times’ Ready To Read The Meter?
Jack Purcher / Patently Apple:
Apple: The Tablet Prophecies
Apple: The Tablet Prophecies
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, App Advice and MacDailyNews
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: The Tablet Prophecies
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: Patent Watching : Apple Tablet Prophecies
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.
Discussion: Between the Lines, Engadget, AppleInsider, Softpedia News, MacRumors, The Next Web, The Toybox, Macsimum News, Boy Genius Report, The iPhone Blog, SlashGear, Electricpig.co.uk, I4U News, Go Rumors, GottaBeMobile.com, Neowin.net News Feed for, Electronista, TUAW, 9 to 5 Mac, Silicon Alley Insider, Ubergizmo, EverythingiCafe and Gizmodo
Sam Diaz / Between the Lines: Apple event slated for Jan. 27
Tim Stevens / Engadget: Apple launching 22-inch touchscreen iMac this year?
Jacob Friedman / The Next Web: Should Apple Release an iMac Touch? History Says No
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
Ben Sillis / Electricpig.co.uk: Touchscreen Apple iMac incoming?
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 …
Dave Caolo / TUAW: Rumor: 22" touch computer coming from Apple
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider: Apple Launching 22-Inch Touch Computer This Year, Says Chinese Report (AAPL)
Christopher Meinck / EverythingiCafe: Apple To Launch 22-inch Touch Screen Mac?
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Touchscreen Apple iMac In New 22-inch Size Rumored
Ian Paul / PC World:
22-Inch Touchscreen iMac in the Works, Report Says
22-Inch Touchscreen iMac in the Works, Report Says
Discussion: The Next Web
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.
Philip J Cunningham / CHINAdaily: ‘Do No Evil’ lays bare Web giant's hypocrisy
Elinor Mills / CNET News: Google China insiders may have helped with attack
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Was the Cyber Attack on Google an Inside Job?
Jessica E. Vascellaro / Wall Street Journal: Google Probing Any Staff Link to Attack
Shane McGlaun / DailyTech: Google Attackers May Have Had Inside Assistance
Michael Klurfeld / The Next Web: Chinese Attacked Google From The Inside?
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, Silicon Alley Insider, p2pnet, 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?
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile.com: It's Official Apple Sends Invites for “Latest Creation” Event on January 27
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple tablet unlikely to be OLED -Ars
Tim Barribeau / EverythingiCafe: OLED Tablet Unlikely Says Ars
Cyril Kowaliski / The Tech Report: January 27 Apple event confirmed
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: CNET News, Guardian, p2pnet, TG Daily and The Next Web
Chris Matyszczyk / CNET News: Twitter airport bomb joker arrested
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, Mashable!, Telegraph, iPhone Buzz, EverythingiCafe, Edible Apple, Maximum PC, Gizmodo, The Apple Core, The iPhone Blog and textually.org
Jared Newman / PC World: $1000 iPhone App Returns with BarMax
Samuel Axon / Mashable!: Study for the Bar Exam on Your iPhone
Claudine Beaumont / Telegraph: $1,000 BarMax iPhone app aimed at lawyers
Christopher Meinck / EverythingiCafe: BarMax App a Great Value, Even at $1,000
Paul Lilly / Maximum PC: $1,000 iPhone App Might Actually be a Bargain
Sean Fallon / Gizmodo: BarMax iPhone App Might Actually Be a Bargain at $1000
Jason D. O'Grady / The Apple Core: The return of the $1,000 iPhone app: BarMax CA
Rene Ritchie / The iPhone Blog: Preparing for the Bar Exam? Got $1000? Yep, There's BarMax CA for That!
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, Pocketables, IntoMobile, Softpedia News, I4U News, Electronista, dailywireless.org, SlashGear, AndroidGuys and Android Central
Seth Weintraub / Computerworld: Next iPhone killer? WiMAX-enabled ‘Supersonic’ with Android
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Rumor: HTC Supersonic: The first Sprint WiMAX phone? …
Robert Evans / I4U News: HTC ‘Supersonic’: Sprint's First WiMax Phone
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: Sprint's WiMAX Phone?
Chris Davies / SlashGear: HTC Supersonic is Sprint's WiMAX Android A9292?
Phil Nickinson / Android Central: HTC A9292 may be Sprint WiMAX ‘Supersonic’
Ryan Vance / Revision3:
An Open Letter to Conan O'Brien — I'm taking this opportunity to officially offer you a brand-new show of your choosing here at Revision3. Rest assured, you'll be able to bring your set, band and even Andy (especially Andy) with you as you transition to our cutting-edge online TV network.
Discussion: MediaPost, Online Video Watch, Mashable! and Tubefilter News
Mark Walsh / MediaPost: Revision 3 Offers Conan His Own Internet Show
Ben Homer / Online Video Watch: Revision3 Woos Conan; Benefits suck.
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!: Online Video Network Revision3 Offers Conan a Job
Marc Hustvedt / Tubefilter News: Revision3 to Conan: Our Offer is on the Table
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: TUAW, Gizmodo, Redmond Pie, 901am, The iPhone Blog, Mashable!, ithinkdifferent, Kotaku, MacRumors iPhone Blog, 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
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
Imran Hussain / ithinkdifferent: Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars is now available for iPhone and iPod Touch!
Luke Plunkett / Kotaku: Chinatown Wars Spread To The iPhone
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: eWeek, The Register and CrackBerry.com blogs
Clint Boulton / eWeek: IBM's First Lotus Notes Apps for iPhone, Android Platforms
Austin Modine / The Register: BlackBerry gets Quickr with Lotus
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.
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, My Microsoft Life, WMPoweruser.com and Windows Phone Thoughts.com
Jason Dunn / Windows Phone Thoughts.com: Windows Mobile 7 Round-Up Rumours
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, Engadget, Fone Arena, eWeek, Android Central, AndroidGuys, The Toybox, SlashGear, Electronista, Gizmodo, Gizmodo Australia and Phone Arena
Chris Ziegler / Engadget: Motorola takes Android to Korea with MOTOROI
Varun Krish / Fone Arena: Android 2.0 lands in Korea in the name of MOTOROI
Clint Boulton / eWeek: Motorola Launches Motoroi Android Phone in Korea
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
Kim Thai / Brainstorm Tech:
Ringtones' requiem — Customized cellphone rings are so 2004. But the music industry has a new source of revenue - it's all about the ringback tone. — Remember the ringtone? Just two years ago consumers were spending $1 billion a year on song snippets for their cellphones.
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
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: TorrentFreak, The Register, Pocket-lint, Softpedia News, TechCrunch Europe and iGeneration
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
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
Xbox Takes on Cable, Streaming TV Shows and Movies — Executives at Microsoft are fond of saying that its subscription gaming service, Xbox Live, should be thought of as a cable channel. — They want Xbox to be seen not as a mere gaming machine for teenagers, but as a media portal for parents and grandparents, too.
Discussion: VG247, Mashable!, Gizmodo and Kotaku, Thanks:mrinaldesai
Patrick Garratt / VG247: Report - ESPN in talks to stream sports to 360
Barb Dybwad / Mashable!: Microsoft to Take on Cable TV with Xbox LIVE?
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: Xbox Live May Kill Cable With Live Streaming Sports From ESPN
Stephen Totilo / Kotaku: Report: ESPN Coming To Xbox 360?
Claire Cain Miller / New York Times:
For Many Start-Ups, a Spot on the Nasdaq Is No Longer the Goal — SEATTLE — Investors in technology start-ups have been trying to end the drought in initial public offerings of tech companies. But for entrepreneurs, has taking a company public lost its allure?
Discussion: Techdirt and BloggingStocks
Mike Masnick / Techdirt: Will A Fear Of Going Public End The Innovation Boom?
Tom Taulli / BloggingStocks: Are Tech IPOs Passe?