Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg / Wall Street Journal:
Publisher in Talks With Apple Over Tablet — HarperCollins Publishers is negotiating with Apple Inc. to make electronic books available for the introduction of a new tablet device from Apple, according to people familiar with the situation, posing a challenge to Amazon.com Inc.
Michelle Meyers / CNET News: WSJ: Apple in tablet talks with HarperCollins
Owen Fletcher / ITworld.com: Report: Apple in talks with publisher on tablet e-books
Eric Engleman / TechFlash: Report: HarperCollins in talks to put e-books on Apple tablet
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: News Corp.'s HarperCollins And Apple?
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: WSJ: Apple is selling the tablet to the big book publishers
Joshua Topolsky / engadget.com: It's on: Apple holding January 27th event to show off its ‘latest creation’
Jason D. O'Grady / The Apple Core: HarperCollins in secret talks with Apple about tablet (updated)
Tim Barribeau / EverythingiCafe: HarperCollins In Talks With Apple?
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.
Chris Brandrick / PC World: Fox News “Confirms” Apple Tablet, iLife 2010 & Next iPhone OS
Sam Diaz / Between the Lines: Apple event slated for Jan. 27
Arnold Zafra / 901am: As Apple Sends Out Official Invites for Jan 27 Event, Rumors Abound On iPhone 4.0
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: FoxNews: Event will be Tablet, iPhone OS 4.0 and iLife 2010
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Apple Announces Jan. 27 Special Event: “Come See Our Latest Creation”
Ray Basile / iPhone Savior: Apple Issues Invitations for January 27th Event
Tim Barribeau / EverythingiCafe: iPhone OS 4.0, iLife 2010 and Tablet Confirmed For Jan 27, Says Fox News
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: Technologizer, New York Post, SteveOuting.com, GigaOM, BetaNews, Guardian, Mediaite, TUAW and p2pnet
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Envision Apple's Tablet, Get a Shot at a $100 Apple Gift Card
Paul Tharp / New York Post: ‘Slim’ Times option
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Grey Lady's Troubles With the P-Word
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: Apple's ‘latest creation’ to debut on January 27
Charles Arthur / Guardian: Apple confirms date for its ‘event’: we know it's a tablet, but what else?
Glynnis MacNicol / Mediaite: Reaction To The New York Times' Supposed Paywall
Erica Sadun / TUAW: Take two tablets and call us in the morning
Jack Purcher / Patently Apple:
Apple: The Tablet Prophecies
Apple: The Tablet Prophecies
Discussion: App Advice, MacDailyNews and 9 to 5 Mac
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: Patent Watching : Apple Tablet Prophecies
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: The Tablet Prophecies
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 merely as a gaming machine for teenagers, but as a media portal for parents and grandparents, too.
Discussion: paidContent, The Microsoft Blog, Engadget, DailyTech, Silicon Alley Insider, Mashable!, VG247, Joystiq, Maximum PC, Electronista, Gizmodo, gameinformer.com, Gizmodo Australia, Kotaku and Edge Online, Thanks:mrinaldesai
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Microsoft, Disney In Talks To Bring ESPN To Xbox Live
Ross Miller / Engadget: ESPN streaming coming to Xbox 360?
Brandon Hill / DailyTech: Xbox Live Could Get ESPN Streaming
Nick Saint / Silicon Alley Insider: Here Comes ESPN To Xbox (MSFT, DIS)
Barb Dybwad / Mashable!: Microsoft to Take on Cable TV with Xbox LIVE?
Patrick Garratt / VG247: Report - ESPN in talks to stream sports to 360
Alexander Sliwinski / Joystiq: NYT: Microsoft in talks with ESPN to stream content on Xbox
Bart Salisbury / Maximum PC: Game Consoles to Become Streaming Media Centers
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: Xbox Live May Kill Cable With Live Streaming Sports From ESPN
Stephen Totilo / Kotaku: Report: ESPN Coming To Xbox 360?
Gavin Ogden / Edge Online: Microsoft In Talks To Stream ESPN On 360
Chris Foresman / Ars Technica:
Apple responsible for 99.4% of mobile app sales in 2009 — The latest report from market research firm Gartner suggests that mobile apps are big business, and that business should only grow in the next few years. According to Gartner's numbers, Apple completely owns this market …
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, Thanks:atul
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Gartner: Apple made 99.4% of all phone app sales revenue in 2009, only the beginning
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).
Emil Protalinski / Ars Technica: Rumor roundup: the when and what of Windows Mobile 7
Paul Fang / SlashGear: Windows Mobile 7 Rumors Proliferate
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: Windows Mobile 7 coming in business and media editions
Jason Dunn / Windows Phone Thoughts.com: Windows Mobile 7 Round-Up Rumours
MiFi GeoPwn — The MiFi by Novatel Wireless (re-branded and sold by multiple vendors such as Sprint and Verizon) is a mobile wifi hotspot. The mifi also has a built in GPS to provide location based searching. Turns out that the web interface to this little device has a lot going on that can be exploited …
Discussion: Engadget, UMPCPortal, SlashGear, Gizmodo, Electronista, GottaBeMobile.com, Gizmodo Australia, PhoneNews.com, Ubergizmo and Boy Genius Report
Adam Frucci / Gizmodo: MiFi Exploit Shows GPS Position and Security Settings for Your Mobile Hotspot
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile.com: Novatel MiFi Exploit Gives Up Data
Humberto Saabedra / PhoneNews.com: Major Novatel MiFi Security Holes Discovered
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: Maximum PC, Guardian, CNET News, p2pnet, Lockergnome Blog Network, TG Daily and The Next Web
Pulkit Chandna / Maximum PC: British Man Arrested Under Terror Act for Frivolous Tweet
Martin Wainwright / Guardian: Airport bomb scare Twitterer arrested
Chris Matyszczyk / CNET News: Twitter airport bomb joker arrested
Ron Schenone / Lockergnome Blog Network: Twitter Joke Not So Funny After Arrest And Being Banned From Airport For Life
Andrew Thomas / TG Daily: Man arrested for using Twitter
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: Man arrested as terrorist after Twitter joke
Tony Adam / Shrinkage Is Good:
The Ultimate Cell Phone Plans Comparison — On Friday, Verizon Wireless announced pricing plan restructuring that would reduce the cost of voice usage. AT&T Wireless quickly followed suit and unveiled their updated cell phone plans as well. Today is the day that those changes go into effect.
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.
Kyle VanHemert / Gizmodo Australia: Remainders - The Good, Bad And Ugly Things We Didn't Post
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile.com: It's Official Apple Sends Invites for “Latest Creation” Event on January 27
Jason D. O'Grady / The Apple Core: Is the world ready for an AMOLED tablet?
Rene Ritchie / The iPhone Blog: OLED/AMOLED Not Realistic for iTablet, How About for 4th Gen iPhone?
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Apple Tablet Seen as Not Likely to Include OLED Screen
Cyril Kowaliski / The Tech Report: January 27 Apple event confirmed
Tim Barribeau / EverythingiCafe: OLED Tablet Unlikely Says Ars
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple tablet unlikely to be OLED -Ars
Kyle VanHemert / Gizmodo: Remainders - The Good, Bad and Ugly Things We Didn't Post (and Why)
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: AppleInsider, Internet2Go, The Next Web, Softpedia News, Macsimum News, Technologizer, PC World, The iPhone Blog, Boy Genius Report, Engadget, CNET News, Appletell, Electricpig.co.uk, Go Rumors, MacRumors, I4U News, Neowin.net News Feed for, The Toybox, EverythingiCafe, SlashGear, MacNN, TUAW, GottaBeMobile.com, Ubergizmo, 9 to 5 Mac, Gizmodo and Silicon Alley Insider
Greg Sterling / Internet2Go: January 27: Will Apple's Tablet Dazzle or Disappoint?
Jacob Friedman / The Next Web: Should Apple Release an iMac Touch? History Says No
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Macsimum Poll: would you be interested in a touch-enabled iMac?
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Yup, Apple is Holding an Event on January 27th. Join Us There!
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: 22-inch touch screen Apple iMac on the way?
Tim Stevens / Engadget: Apple launching 22-inch touchscreen iMac this year?
Lance Whitney / CNET News: Apple officially announces January 27 event
Ben Sillis / Electricpig.co.uk: Touchscreen Apple iMac incoming?
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: 22-inch Apple iMac Touch Rumored for 2010
Christopher Meinck / EverythingiCafe: Apple To Launch 22-inch Touch Screen Mac?
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Apple 22-inch touchscreen iMac tipped for 2010
Dave Caolo / TUAW: Rumor: 22" touch computer coming from Apple
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile.com: Macs Get All Touchy Feely with jiTouch2 and Apple Coming out with …
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Touchscreen Apple iMac In New 22-inch Size Rumored
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: PhoneReport v2.0, Electronista, dailywireless.org, IntoMobile, Computerworld, I4U News, Pocketables, AndroidGuys, Softpedia News, SlashGear and Android Central
Meraj Chhaya / PhoneReport v2.0: HTC Supersonic to Explore Sprint's 4G Potential
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: Sprint's WiMAX Phone?
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Rumor: HTC Supersonic: The first Sprint WiMAX phone? …
Seth Weintraub / Computerworld: Next iPhone killer? WiMAX-enabled ‘Supersonic’ with Android
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’
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Foursquare Not Flattered By Yelp Check-Ins — Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. But Foursquare doesn't seem too tickled by Yelp's newest feature. — On Friday, Yelp fired a major shot across the bow of the location-based services with the launch of the latest version of its iPhone app.
Discussion: ProgrammableWeb and metarand
Michael Manoochehri / ProgrammableWeb: 4 Fun and Useful Foursquare Apps
Emily Geminder / New York Observer:
Google Gobbles 57K More Feet in Taconic's 111 Eighth — 111 Eighth Avenue — The amount of silicon in Manhattan just got bigger. Since Google first occupied the old Port Authority building at 111 Eighth Avenue back in 2006, New York has been rife with speculation about the day-to-day exploits of the Internet empire.
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider
Gillian Reagan / Silicon Alley Insider: Google Just Keeps Getting Bigger (GOOG)
Ethan Smith / Wall Street Journal:
MTV Games Seeks Buzz for ‘Rock Band’ — New Service Lets Average Users Upload Their Own Tunes to Videogame, but High Costs May Impede Many — Groups preparing material for the ‘Rock Band’ do-it-yourself upload store include Creed, shown above at a concert in Orlando, Fla., in September.
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
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb:
The Facebook Privacy Debate: What You Need to Know — Facebook changed the world by helping 350 million people publish their thoughts, feelings, comments, photos, videos and shared links much more easily than ever before. It's the King of social networking.
Discussion: iPlot, MediaPost and Rough Type
Tim Leberecht / iPlot: Privacy Is Over. Here Comes Sociality.
Wendy Davis / MediaPost: FTC Probes Facebook's EPIC Privacy Fail
Garmin GPS units get bird's eye imagery — Garmin will soon offer an annual subscription service, BirdsEye Satellite and Aerial Imagery, for some of its portable navigation devices that will show detailed, photo-based maps. The software is raster-based, or compiled with aerial photos …
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: Bits, MediaPost, Online Video Watch, Mashable! and Tubefilter News
Nick Bilton / Bits: What if Conan Said, ‘Bye, NBC. Hello, Internet’?
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
Steve Lohr / New York Times:
Companies Fight Endless War Against Computer Attacks — The recent computer attacks on the mighty Google left every corporate network in the world looking a little less safe. — Google's confrontation with China — over government censorship in general and specific attacks on its systems …
Rebecca MacKinnon / McClatchy Washington Bureau:
Commentary: Are China's demands for Internet ‘self-discipline’ spreading to the West? — Every year in China, Internet executives are officially rewarded for their “patriotism.” — Last November in Beijing, I sat in a large auditorium festooned with red banners and watched Robin Li …
Discussion: Doc Searls Weblog
Matt Asay / CNET News:
The rising importance of cross-platform applications — Martin Luther King Jr. dreamed of a day when we would “transform the jangling discords of our nation into a beautiful symphony of brotherhood.” In the technology world, perhaps that notion might be applicable to the dream …
Steven Sande / TUAW:
Acrobat.com Mobile now available on the iPhone; free, but expensive — Adobe's Acrobat.com website is not only an online collaboration center, but also provides a way to convert files to PDF, meet live over the web, or store and share files. — Now some of that Acrobat.com goodness has found its way into your iPhone.
Ross Miller / Engadget:
Rumored HTC tablet project both confirmed and suspended in one fell swoop — Remember those rumored HTC Android / Chrome OS touch tablets that were supposedly being shown behind the scenes at CES? In a brief statement given to Australia's Channel News, Sales and Marketing Director Anthony Petts …
Discussion: Channel News and WMPoweruser.com
David Richards / Channel News: HTC Shelves Tablet Plan New HD2 Smartphone Today
Ingrid Lunden / mocoNews:
Amid Apple Patent Fight, Nokia Wins GSM Case, Files For Bendyphone — Nokia (NYSE: NOK) may still be trading patent blow-for-blows with Apple in the U.S., but in Europe it's won a patent case that may strengthen its resolve against Cupertino... The UK High Court has ruled in its favour …
Discussion: Financial Times, Reuters and Ubergizmo
Elinor Mills / CNET News:
Researchers: Facebook vulnerable to clickjacking — Facebook is susceptible to certain types of attacks that could allow someone to hijack an account while a user is interacting with another Web site, a security researcher warned on Monday. — Reseacher Nitesh Dhanjani also said a design flaw …
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.
Discussion: Rough Type
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 Australia, EverythingiCafe, Telegraph, iPhone Buzz, Mashable!, Gizmodo, Maximum PC, The Apple Core, Edible Apple, LOOPRumors, textually.org and The iPhone Blog
Jared Newman / PC World: $1000 iPhone App Returns with BarMax
Christopher Meinck / EverythingiCafe: BarMax App a Great Value, Even at $1,000
Claudine Beaumont / Telegraph: $1,000 BarMax iPhone app aimed at lawyers
Samuel Axon / Mashable!: Study for the Bar Exam on Your iPhone
Sean Fallon / Gizmodo: BarMax iPhone App Might Actually Be a Bargain at $1000
Paul Lilly / Maximum PC: $1,000 iPhone App Might Actually be a Bargain
Jason D. O'Grady / The Apple Core: The return of the $1,000 iPhone app: BarMax CA