Peter Farago / blog.flurry.com:
Apple Tablet: The Second Stage Media Booster Rocket — Insights from Tracking 200 Apps Across 50 Apple Tablets in Testing — Using Flurry Analytics, the company identified approximately 50 devices that match the characteristics of Apple's rumored tablet device.
Discussion: MediaPost, Gadget Lab, Fast Company, eWeek, PC World, InformationWeek, IntoMobile, 9 to 5 Mac, Tech Central, MobileCrunch, Phone Arena, Brainstorm Tech, Gizmodo, Edible Apple, LIVEdigitally, Joystiq, GMSV, AppleInsider, App Advice, Apple Gazette, Digital Trends, Neowin.net, I4U News, Guardian, Kotaku, SlashGear, Softpedia News, ITworld.com, Network World, Mobile Entertainment, The Apple Core, O'Grady's PowerPage, The iPhone Blog, DailyTech, Go Rumors, Tech Eye, mocoNews, MTV Multiplayer, blackrimglasses, VentureBeat and Techland, Thanks:atul
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: Welcome To Tablet Week
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: Applecalypse Now: The Latest Tablet Rumors
Michelle Maisto / eWeek: Apple Tablet to Encourage New, Pricier Apps
Daniel Ionescu / PC World: Firm Claims Proof of 50 Apple Test Tablets
Thomas Claburn / InformationWeek: Apple Tablet Revealed By Analytics Data
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple's Tablet runs iPhone apps according to Flurry
Nigel Kendall / Tech Central: Apple Tablets detected in the wild?
Gagan Biyani / MobileCrunch: Breaking: Flurry Notices Cupertino-based Users Testing Apps on Apple Tablet
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Brainstorm Tech: 50 tablets detected on Apple campus
Ludwig Kietzmann / Joystiq: Analytics company: games among apps being tested on rumored Apple tablet
John Murrell / GMSV: Tablet tracks spotted on Apple campus
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: Apple's Tablet Spotted Online In Cupertino, It Runs Apps!
Dena Cassella / Digital Trends: Mobile App Analytics Firm Tracks Down Actual Apple Tablets
Robert Evans / I4U News: Flurry Analytics Finds The iTablet?
Charles Arthur / Guardian: Apple tablet rumour roundup
Stephen Totilo / Kotaku: Apple Tablet Detected Running Games At Apple HQ, Research Group Says
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Apple iPad tablet caught in app testing?
Jason D. O'Grady / The Apple Core: Apple tablet: primarily a gaming device?
Chris Barylick / O'Grady's PowerPage: Analytics Firm Spots iPhone OS 3.2 Traffic from Possible Apple Tablet Devices
Brandon Hill / DailyTech: Flurry Analytics Tracks 50 of Apple's Upcoming Tablets
Tricia Duryee / mocoNews: Analytics Firm Says Apple Is Testing Rumored Tablet On Campus
Russ Frushtick / MTV Multiplayer: Apple Tablet Will Be Heavy On Gaming, Says Research Group
Ethan Kaplan / blackrimglasses: Apple Tablet: The Second Stage Media Booster Rocket
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Evidence of Apple tablet tests shows up in Flurry data
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac:
Publishers talk about Apple's tablet — We had a chance to speak with a few friends in the publishing business last week. Both work in Manhattan for companies not previously quoted by the Wall St. Journal or Bloomberg but who were recently contacted by Apple with tablet information in the past two weeks.
Discussion: MacRumors, Silicon Alley Insider, Erictric, The Apple Core, Kindle Review and Gizmodo
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Book Publishers Offer Details on Apple's Tablet Plans?
Jason D. O'Grady / The Apple Core: Apple pitching its agency model to book publishers
Cody Barbierri / VentureBeat:
Rumored Apple iPad advertisment surfaces — Just days before Apple's special event, a possible tablet advertisement has surfaced according to French blog NoWhereElse.fr. The video, now posted on YouTube (and embedded below), looks genuine but many commenters, including myself, are a bit dubious.
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: Apple Tablet Rumor Watch — Is This an iPad Ad?
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Overheard: Steve Jobs Says Apple Tablet “Will Be The Most Important Thing I've Ever Done.” — “This will be the most important thing I've ever done” - Steve Jobs, referring to the soon-to-be-launched Apple Tablet. — We haven't heard this first hand, but we've heard it multiple times second …
Discussion: Digits, Mashable!, Tech Trader Daily, New York Times, Erictric, Bits, lalawag, The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs, Tech Sanity Check, blogs.chron.com, I4U News, TUAW, jkOnTheRun, Phone Arena, CNN, Mark Evans Tech, Ars Technica, Edible Apple, Screenwerk, Softpedia News, T3.com News, Scobleizer, App Advice, Gearlog, Electronista, The Huffington Post, Gizmodo, MacRumors, PC World, iPhone Savior, Crave and Gawker, Thanks:rkrishnakumar
Marisa Taylor / Digits: Online Apple Buzz Reaches a Fever Pitch
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: History of the Apple Tablet [IMAGE]
Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily: Apple: The Pre-Game Roundup
David Carr / New York Times: Conjuring Up the Latest Buzz, Without a Word
Nick Bilton / Bits: Play Our Unofficial Apple Tablet Game!
Sean Percival / lalawag: The Story (so far) of the Apple Tablet
Jason Hiner / Tech Sanity Check: The Tale of Steve Jobs and the Five Dragons
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Apple Tablet Is Most Important Thing Steve Jobs Has Ever Done
Michael Grothaus / TUAW: Is Jobs looking to overhaul education with the tablet?
James Kendrick / jkOnTheRun: What an Apple Tablet Must Have
John D. Sutter / CNN: Apple fans drool over mystery product
Chris Foresman / Ars Technica: Days before iTablet-palooza, the rumor hits keep comin'
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: Tablet Hype Gets Surreal
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer: To create or curate? That is the Apple question
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: Steve Jobs On The Tablet: “This Will Be The Most Important Thing I've Ever Done”
Brian Heater / Gearlog: The Apple Tablet: Overheard in Cupertino Edition
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: The Apple Tablet Dates Back to 1888
Arn / MacRumors: Steve Jobs on Apple Tablet: “This Will Be The Most Important Thing I've Ever Done.”
Tony Bradley / PC World: Apple Tablet an Ideal Business Tool
Ray Basile / iPhone Savior: Steve “Moses” Jobs Delivers Apple's Holy Tablet
Foster Kamer / Gawker: Apple Tablet: Unless It Does for Our Sex Lives What the iPhone Did, Sorry, But No
Alan Long / Hitwise Intelligence:
The Apple Tablet - iWonder!
The Apple Tablet - iWonder!
Discussion: Gadget Lab
Brian X. Chen / Gadget Lab: What to Expect From Apple's Tablet Unveiling
The killer app for Apple's tablet: Gaming
The killer app for Apple's tablet: Gaming
Discussion: eWeek, Computerworld, PC World, Engadget, New York Times, TUAW, blogs.chron.com, I4U News, Telegraph, MacDailyNews, techeblog.com, PalmAddicts, Howard Lindzon and broadstuff
Clint Boulton / eWeek: Apple Tablet Seen as Great For Gaming
Nick Mediati / PC World: Is This Really Tablet ‘Proof’? Reply Hazy, Try Again
Jenna Wortham / New York Times: A Playland for Apps in a Tablet World
Dave Caolo / TUAW: Flurry sees fifty devices that look like tablets
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: The Apple Tablet Is A Gaming Machine Too
Matt Warman / Telegraph: Apple tablet could be a major gaming platform
Sam Mcloughln / PalmAddicts: Apple Tablets are being tested
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: The Apple Tablet is for Porn
Nick Baum / The Official Google Blog:
Extensions, bookmark sync and more for Google Chrome — Today we're excited to introduce a new stable release of Google Chrome for Windows, which includes two of the browser's most frequently requested features: extensions and bookmark sync. — Extensions let you add new features and functions to your browser.
Stephen Shankland / CNET News: Google's Chrome 4 brings extensions to Windows
Sarah Nahm / Google Chrome Blog: Over 1,500 new features for Google Chrome
Brian Peterson / Google Voice Blog: New Google Voice extension for Chrome
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: Stable Version of Chrome Gets Extensions and Bookmark Sync
Lee Mathews / Download Squad: Google Chrome extensions, bookmark sync ready for prime time on Windows
Jose Vilches / TechSpot: Google Chrome 4.0 with extensions support out of beta
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch: New Google Chrome Release Adds Support For 1,500+ Extensions, Bookmark Sync
Duncan Geere / Pocket-lint: Chrome extensions emerge from beta
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
CTO Cahall Out - As AOL Buys a Video Platform Company for $36.5 Million and Opens NY Tech Center (Press Releases, Memos - Natch!) — While AOL denied last week a report last week suggesting that he was leaving, CTO Ted Cahall is actually, um, leaving. — Oops!
Discussion: TechCrunch, AOL Corporate, Reuters, paidContent, CNET News, Between the Lines, GMSV, Silicon Alley Insider and Seeking Alpha
David Kaplan / paidContent: AOL Acquires StudioNow For $36.5M; Ex-Google Reynar's In, CTO Cahall's Out
Caroline McCarthy / CNET News: AOL: A new buy, a new hire, a CTO hunt
John Murrell / GMSV: AOL adds video to Seed catalog; CTO leaves
Jay Yarow / Silicon Alley Insider: CONFIRMED: AOL Brings In Ex-Google Engineer To Be Head Of Technology (AOL)
Joe Mandese / MediaPost: AOL Acquires StudioNow, Will Merge It With Seed.com
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Some SEO Advice For Bill Gates — What do you get for Bill Gates, the richest person in the world? How about a little free SEO advice for his new blog? It could use some. — Bill, I went looking for your blog today on Google. Sorry, like many people, I have a habit of using that search engine first.
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Who Needs iTunes? doubleTwist Partners With T-Mobile, Now Bundled On Some Android Phones — Big news for doubleTwist, the iTunes alternative that allows you to manage media for hundreds of devices, including Android phones, the Palm Pre, and BlackBerry. Tomorrow, the company will announce …
Discussion: Engadget, jkOnTheRun, IntoMobile, Electronista, AndroidGuys, I4U News, Android Phone Fans, TmoNews, Gizmodo, Download Squad, AppScout and PhoneNews.com
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: DoubleTwist to Be the Android Version of iTunes?
Robert Evans / I4U News: Android To Beat iPhone OS By 2013?
John Herrman / Gizmodo: T-Mobile: Actually, Yes, Android Does Need a Syncing App
Sean Ludwig / AppScout: T-Mobile Brings Sync to Android with doubleTwist
Humberto Saabedra / PhoneNews.com: T-Mobile to Include DoubleTwist Media Software with Select Android Devices
HTML5 video and H.264 - what history tells us and why we're standing with the web — For background on the free software angle on this story please check out Robert O'Callahan's post on this topic. Also check out Mike Shaver's shorter background post as well.
Discussion: Well, I'm Back, Guardian, Communications …, Softpedia News, SitePoint, Ajaxian, Beet.TV and OSNews, Thanks:chrismessina
Jack Schofield / Guardian: Has YouTube's abandoned Firefox?
Louis Simoneau / SitePoint: The Dark Side of HTML 5 Video
Thom Holwerda / OSNews: Mozilla Explains Why it Doesn't License h264
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb:
Will Idealism be Firefox's Downfall?
Will Idealism be Firefox's Downfall?
Discussion: CNET News and gHacks technology news
Stephen Shankland / CNET News: Mozilla takes on YouTube video choice
Mary Childs / Bloomberg:
Apple May Allow All U.S. Carriers to Sell IPhone — Jan. 25 (Bloomberg) — Apple Inc. may release the iPhone to all U.S. wireless carriers in the next 18 months, doubling or tripling the number of devices sold, said Tim Horan, a telecommunications analyst at Oppenheimer & Co.
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, Bloomberg and Internet2Go
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: “...and one more thing...Verizon”
Connie Guglielmo / Bloomberg: Apple's Mac and IPhone Shipments Are Two ‘Bogeys’ in First Quarter Report
Greg Sterling / Internet2Go: Bloomberg: All US Carriers May Get iPhone
Chris Gourlay / Times of London:
OMG: brains can't handle all our Facebook friends — WE may be able to amass 5,000 friends on Facebook but humans' brains are capable of managing a maximum of only 150 friendships, a study has found. — Robin Dunbar, professor of Evolutionary Anthropology at Oxford University …
Discussion: CNET News, Mashable!, All Facebook and Pocket-lint
Don Reisinger / CNET News: Sorry, Facebook friends: Our brains can't keep up
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Your Brain Can't Handle Your Facebook Friends
Duncan Geere / Pocket-lint: Human brains “can't handle” Facebook
Matt McGee / Search Engine Land:
Factery Labs' New Fact Engine: Just What Real-Time Search Needs — Not a month goes by without someone launching a new real-time search engine; but after trying out most of them, there are few I use on a regular basis. Factery Labs is about to change that with today's launch of its real-time fact engine at 1:00 pm ET.
Discussion: TechCrunch, MediaPost and CNET News
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch: Factery Labs Launches Fact-Based Search Engine
Laurie Sullivan / MediaPost: Real-Time Search Engine Gets Social
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: Factery Labs launches a Web start page for facts
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily:
Exclusive: Sun CEO Set to Resign — If Sun CEO Jon Schwartz's recent all-hands memo to employees had all the sentimentality of a farewell letter, it's likely because he's preparing to leave the company. Sources close to Sun (JAVA) tell me Schwartz will soon resign as CEO …
Acer to Offer Applications Store, E-Book Reader This Year to Boost Profit — Jan. 25 (Bloomberg) — Acer Inc., the world's second- largest computer vendor, plans to boost profitability to the highest since 2004 by offering an online applications store and its first electronic book reader by mid-year.
Discussion: eWeek, CrunchGear, Gizmodo, Gadget Lab, Erictric, The Toybox, Fast Company, SlashGear, jkOnTheRun, dailywireless.org, The Tech Report, Liliputing, Electronista, Engadget, Electricpig.co.uk, Kindle Review, Maximum PC and DVICE
Michelle Maisto / eWeek: Acer Preparing E-Reader, App Store, Google Chrome Netbook
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Busy Times at Acer, Where They're Working On A Tablet, Ereader and App Store
Priya Ganapati / Gadget Lab: Acer Plans a Million Chrome OS Netbooks, New E-Reader
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Acer ebook reader, Chrome OS netbooks, App Store and tablet in works for 2010
James Kendrick / jkOnTheRun: Acer to Enter Tablet, Ereader, Chrome Netbook, App Store Game
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: Acer Plans E-reader and Chrome OS Platforms
Cyril Kowaliski / The Tech Report: Acer plans to overtake HP with new devices, acquisitions
Vladislav Savov / Engadget: Acer to launch e-reader, app store, and Chrome OS netbook this year
Ben Sillis / Electricpig.co.uk: Acer tablet to pack Chrome OS?
Paul Lilly / Maximum PC: Acer to Open Online App Store
Charlie White / DVICE: Acer tablet to be backed with an app store
Jack Marshall / ClickZ:
TweetDeck Launches ‘JobDeck,’ Teaming Up with Twitter Job Search Engine — TwitJobSearch, a Twitter-based real-time job search engine, has partnered with TweetDeck to launch a dedicated desktop client dubbed JobDeck. The application uses the same technology as the TwitJobSearch site …
Discussion: MarketingVOX, TechCrunch and The Next Web
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: Tweetdeck + job search = JobDeck
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
StockTwits Acquires Abnormal Returns, Creates Real Time Financial News Hub — StockTwits, a real time platform for the sharing of information around financial markets, has made it's second acquisition - a financial news site called Abnormal Returns, founded by Tadas Viskanta.
Discussion: VentureBeat, paidContent and Howard Lindzon
Paul Boutin / VentureBeat: Acquisition roundup: AOL …
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: StockTwits Buys Financial Blog Abnormal Returns
Mark Briggs / Lost Remote:
A Foursquare first: teaming with a news org — Location-based digital services are exploding all around us. Integration and consolidation of these services is inevitable, so let the partnerships begin. — Metro, Canada's largest free daily newspaper, announced today it is the first news publisher …
Discussion: GigaOM, VentureBeat, Silicon Alley Insider, metronews.ca and Search Engine Land
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Location Meets News in Metro-Foursquare Deal
Kim-Mai Cutler / VentureBeat: Foursquare grabs content from Metro as the check-in becomes a commodity
Gillian Reagan / Silicon Alley Insider: Foursquare Gets Its First Newspaper Partnership
Nicholas Carlson / Silicon Alley Insider:
Revealed! Facebook's Plan To Double Its Revenues — Starting as soon as sometime this week, the 75 million monthly active users playing Zynga's FarmVille will have a new way to buy virtual tractors and seeds; they'll be able to “Pay With Facebook.” — With 25 million daily active users …
Jolie O'Dell / ReadWriteWeb:
Visualize Dissent: Turkish Users Protest Censorship Using Google Maps — Internet users in Turkey have found an interesting visualization to highlight their numbers, connect with one another, air their grievances and hopefully reach their goals using Google Maps and shared documents.
Discussion: Google Maps Mania and All Points Blog
Keir Clarke / Google Maps Mania: A Virtual Protest on Google Maps
David Morgan / Reuters:
Bill Gates says Internet needs to thrive in China — WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp Chairman Bill Gates on Monday said the Internet needs to thrive in China as an engine of free speech and described official online censorship by Beijing as “very limited.”
Discussion: Computerworld, Technologizer, Hillicon Valley and TechCrunch
Preston Gralla / Computerworld: Bill Gates: Chinese censorship is “very limited”
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Bill Gates Defends Chinese Censorship
Leena Rao / TechCrunch: Bill Gates Hearts Academic Earth
Caroline McCarthy / CNET News:
Social media is finally about the media — What does the maelstrom of hype around the launch of Apple's tablet device have in common with Google's announcement that select Sundance Film Festival titles will be available for rent on YouTube, or Digg founder Kevin Rose's comments …
Todd Bishop / TechFlash:
Analysts see Project Natal adding billions to Microsoft's revenue — Video-game enthusiasts are looking forward to the release of Microsoft's motion-sensitive video-game control system, code-named “Project Natal,” later this year. Maybe investors should be doing the same.