Arnold Kim / MacRumors:
McGraw-Hill CEO Confirms Apple Tablet, iPhone OS Based, Going to Be “Terrific” — In an interview with CNBC, McGraw-Hill's CEO confirms that their textbooks will be on the Apple Tablet and it will be an iPhone OS based machine. When asked about their textbooks being on the Apple tablet, Terry MrGraw responds (2m 50s):
Discussion: L.A. Times Tech Blog, Boy Genius Report, The Microsoft Blog, Mashable!, Gizmodo, Macworld, PC World, Between the Lines, TUAW, Ars Technica, AppleInsider, Digital Daily, CrunchGear, Touch Arcade, Appletell, BetaNews, Open IT Strategies, Phone Arena, Electronista, Redmond Pie, Crave, App Advice, Engadget, VentureBeat, Podcasting News, DailyTech, Hardware 2.0, Gadget Lab, Electricpig, Gizmodo Australia, Digital Trends, 9 to 5 Mac, Gearlog, IntoMobile, TeleRead, Silicon Alley Insider, Daring Fireball, The Next Web and Gawker
Mark Milian / L.A. Times Tech Blog: IPhone game developer redesigns app for Apple tablet with no assurance …
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: McGraw-Hill accidentally (on purpose?) leaks Apple Tablet on CNBC
Nicholas Bonsack / Macworld: Quick Draw? Publisher leaks Apple tablet details
Chris Brandrick / PC World: Oops! McGraw-Hill CEO Lets Apple Tablet Confirmation Slip
Sam Diaz / Between the Lines: Apple Tablet: Partners jump the gun, start confirming Tablet before event
Jeff Smykil / Ars Technica: McGraw-Hill outs Apple early: it's a tablet
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: McGraw-Hill CEO: If This Wasn't an Apple-Sanctioned Leak, I'd Already Be Dead
Greg Kumparak / CrunchGear: McGraw-Hill CEO Confirms Apple Tablet Is Coming Tomorrow
Jake Gaecke / Appletell: McGraw-Hill CEO confirms the obvious, Apple tablet to be “just really terrific”
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: McGraw-Hill CEO confirms Apple Tablet will run iPhone OS …
Joel West / Open IT Strategies: Will Joel help sell tablets?
Tyler Tschida / App Advice: McGraw-Hill CEO Confirms iPhone OS-Based Apple Tablet
Darren Murph / Engadget: McGraw-Hill's CEO confirms Apple tablet, debuting tomorrow
Kim-Mai Cutler / VentureBeat: Video: McGraw-Hill CEO confirms Apple Tablet
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0: Apple Tablet: McGraw-Hill leaks info on Cupertino's worst kept secret
Brian X. Chen / Gadget Lab: Apple Tablet Will Likely Support 2 Kinds of Apps
Ben Sillis / Electricpig: Apple tablet: gamers braced for console battle?
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo Australia: A Last Minute Consideration Of The Apple Tablet's Guts
Dena Cassella / Digital Trends: McGraw-Hill CEO Briefly Blabs About Apple Tablet
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: McGraw Hill CEO is a day early and a dollar short
Mark Hachman / Gearlog: McGraw-Hill CEO Confirms Apple Tablet
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Video: In case you haven't heard about it yet, McGraw-Hill CEO …
Chris Meadows / TeleRead: McGraw-Hill CEO: Apple tablet iPhone OS-powered, will have 95% …
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider: CONFIRMED: Silicon Alley Insider Will Be On The Apple Tablet (AAPL, MHP)
Ryan Tate / Gawker: Watch Steve Jobs' Code of Silence Get Violated
Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg / Wall Street Journal:
Apple Tablet Portends Rewrite for Publishers — Book publishers were locked in secret 11th-hour negotiations with Apple Inc. that could rewrite the industry's revenue model after the technology giant unveils its highly anticipated tablet device Wednesday. — Apple's new multimedia tablet device …
Discussion: AppleInsider, Silicon Alley Insider, Engadget, The Toybox, Gizmodo, Electronista, Gizmodo Australia and SlashGear, Thanks:mrinaldesai
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider: More Secret Apple Tablet Details Leaked: Apple Firing eBook Cannon At Amazon
Laura June / Engadget: The Apple Tablet: a complete history, supposedly
Andrew Nusca / The Toybox: Apple tablet: During launch, look for content partnerships
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo: The Price of Ebooks for the Apple Tablet: $12.99 or $14.99
John Koblin / New York Observer:
After Three Months, Only 35 Subscriptions for Newsday's Web Site — In late October, Newsday, the Long Island daily that the Dolans bought for $650 million, put its web site, newsday.com, behind a pay wall. The paper was one of the first non-business newspapers to take the plunge by putting up a pay wall …
Jonathan Stray / Nieman Journalism Lab: Play Paywall!, the new web game sweeping the newspaper industry
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Maybe Newsday Made Its Paywall a Little Too Strong
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: Paid Content Won't Work for Everybody: Newspaper Sells 35 Subscriptions in 3 Months
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: Newsday Said It Wasn't Putting Up A Paywall To Sell Online …
Jacob Friedman / The Next Web: Paywalled News Site Gets 35 Subscribers in 3 Months
Meghan Keane / the Econsultancy blog: Paywall proponents, take note: Only 35 people pay for Newsday.com
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Newsday Pay Wall Nets 35 Subscribers in 3 Months
Jeff Nolan / Enterprise Irregulars: Newsday's Paywall... the Numbers are in
Gillian Reagan / Silicon Alley Insider: Only 35 People Will Pay To Get Past Newsday's Paywall
Long Zheng / istartedsomething:
Updated Zune software drivers hints at Zune “Phone” — Coinciding with the scheduled Zune.net maintenance today, a new Zune software update was also released (version 126.96.36.199 for those playing along at home). What might appear as just a regular software update is actually hiding a very big secret.
John Herrman / Gizmodo: Three Phones Show Up In Zune Software, But What Are They?
Duncan Geere / Pocket-lint: Zune phone confirmed in software update
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft: When is a Zune phone not really a Zune phone?
Kevin McLaughlin / ChannelWeb: Zune Update May Tip Microsoft's Mobile Hand
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Is Microsoft getting ready to launch a “Zune Phone”?
Bart Salisbury / Maximum PC: New Zune Drivers Fuel Fire for Zune Phone Rumors
Kip Kniskern / LiveSide.net: What's a Zune phone?
Thomas Ricker / Engadget: Zune ‘Phone’ devices listed in latest software update
Andrew Nusca / The Toybox: Microsoft Zune Phone: Coming to MWC on Feb. 15?
Shane McGlaun / SlashGear: Hints of Zune phone found in software update
Robert Evans / I4U News: Evidence Found For The Zune-phone?
Stephen Borders / Mobility Site: Zune Update includes some “Phone” drivers
Stephen Shankland / CNET News:
McNealy's bittersweet memo bids good-bye to Sun — Scott McNealy, the smack-talking co-founder and long-running leader of Sun Microsystems, has bid adieu to his company in a memo that mixes nostalgia with a rallying cry for employees about to become part of Oracle.
Discussion: Digital Daily and eWeek
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Departing Sun Co-Founder to Employees: “Kick Butt and Have Fun!”
Chris Preimesberger / eWeek: Sun's McNealy, Schwartz Won't Be Joining New Oracle
Sharon Gaudin / Computerworld:
Twitter now has 75M users; most asleep at the mouse — Though Twitter is still getting newbie users, many are inactive — Computerworld - The number of Twitter users has climbed to a lofty 75 million, but the growth rate of new users is slowing and a lot of current Twitterers are inactive, according to a study released today.
Discussion: Twitterrati, The Next Web, WebProNews and The Metric System
Mark Evans / Twitterrati: 75M Twitter Users But Growth Slowing
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: Are There Only 15 Million Active Twitter Users?
Doug Caverly / WebProNews: New Twitter Stats Highlight Lack Of Stickiness
Robertjmoore / The Metric System: New Data on Twitter's Users and Engagement
Jeremy Toeman / LIVEdigitally:
Will Normal Folks Ever Use Twitter?
Will Normal Folks Ever Use Twitter?
Rafe Needleman / CNET News: Twitter adds local trends to Web site
Ina Fried / CNET News:
Microsoft eyes clean break with Windows Mobile 7 — Microsoft's long and winding road toward regaining lost ground in the cell phone business will reach an important milestone in Barcelona next month. — At the annual Mobile World Congress event, Microsoft will at long last show off Windows Mobile 7 …
Discussion: Electronista and WMPoweruser.com
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Actual News on Earnings Call: Yahoo Disables Annoying “Hover” Tool on Home Page, Restructures International Ops — News was actually committed during Yahoo's fourth-quarter earnings conference call today, with its CEO Carol Bartz noting that the company would disable its irksome “hover interaction” …
Discussion: paidContent, VentureBeat, Associated Press, NBC Bay Area and WebProNews
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Yahoo Calls Off Search For International Chief
Paul Boutin / VentureBeat: Yahoo's over-the-top revenue leads to $119M profit
Michael Liedtke / Associated Press: Yahoo 4Q earnings top analyst views as slump eases
Owen Thomas / NBC Bay Area: A Profit, Yahoo! But Wall Street Yawns
Doug Caverly / WebProNews: Yahoo's Q4 Financial Results Draw Smiles
Yahoo 4Q earnings top analyst views as slump eases
Yahoo 4Q earnings top analyst views as slump eases
Discussion: Business Wire, CNET News, BoomTown, Agence France Presse and paidContent
Tom Krazit / CNET News: Yahoo ends Bartz's first year on up note
Kara Swisher / BoomTown: Liveblogging the Yahoo Fourth Quarter Earnings Call: Can You Say “Sequential”?
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Yahoo's Bartz: ‘Things Seem To Be Returning To A Normal State’
Ross Miller / Engadget:
PlayStation 3 exploit released, hackers rejoice — In case you ever doubted his feat, or you simply wanted to recreate for sport, iPhone hacker extraordinaire George “Geohot” Hotz has released the exploit code he devised for properly hacking the PS3. This should give any aspiring minglers …
Discussion: On the PlayStation 3, Computerworld, The Register, Redmond Pie, Joystiq, Techie Buzz, Kotaku and Gizmodo Australia
George Hotz / On the PlayStation 3: Here's your silver platter
Dan Goodin / The Register: Prolific hacker releases PlayStation exploit
Christopher Grant / Joystiq: PlayStation 3 hacked; GeoHot releases ‘coveted PS3 exploit’ …
Keith Dsouza / Techie Buzz: GeoHotz Publishes PS3 Hack/Exploit
Michael McWhertor / Kotaku: Jailbreak Hacker Releases His PS3 Exploit To The Public
Janko Roettgers / GigaOM:
Alan Kay: With the Tablet, Apple Will Rule the World — Computer pioneer Alan Kay isn't known for buying into hype. Credited with inventing the concept of the laptop back in 1968, Kay has been lambasting computer makers for not maximizing its potential ever since.
Rafe Needleman / CNET News:
Hands-on with Google Voice for the iPhone — Google Voice just got a little better on the iPhone, thanks a new Web site for iPhone users, google.com/voice/m. As iPhone users will painfully recall, Apple last year rejected Google's iPhone-native Google Voice app, leaving those who wanted …
Jacqui Cheng / Ars Technica: First look: Google Voice's improved Web app for iPhone
Harry McCracken / PC World: Google Voice Arrives on the iPhone
Ross Miller / Engadget: Google Voice comes to iPhone and webOS, as a web app
Kent German / Crave: The gadget blog: On Call: Yet another iPhone wish list
Greg Sterling / Internet2Go: G Voice and the Apps vs. Mobile Web Debate
Jordan McCollum / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: Google Goes for Browser-based Voice for iPhone
Kevin Hall / DVICE: Hotly contested Google Voice sneaks onto the iPhone
Rik Myslewski / The Register: Google's Voice speaks from iPhone
Lee Mathews / Download Squad: HTML5-powered Google Voice looks, feels like the iPhone app Apple denied
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: Google Voice lands on iPhone as Web app: Conflict resolved?
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb: Google Voice on the iPhone: Is HTML5 Good Enough?
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: Google Voice web app updated for Pre and iPhone
Tyler Tschida / App Advice: Google Voice Hits The iPhone As A Webapp
Alexei Oreskovic / Reuters:
Google releases new Google Voice for iPhone
Google releases new Google Voice for iPhone
Discussion: Google Mobile Blog, CNET News, jkOnTheRun, Lifehacker, Google Voice Blog, Between the Lines, eWeek, NBC Bay Area, Changing Way, GMSV, John Battelle's Searchblog, TechCrunch, Macworld, GottaBeMobile.com, The iPhone Blog, TheAppleBlog, Electricpig, GigaOM, InformationWeek, Epicenter, DSLreports, Gizmodo, Obsessable, Silicon Alley Insider, VoIP Watch and SheGeeks.net
Marcus Foster / Google Mobile Blog: Google Voice comes to iPhone and Palm WebOS
Tom Krazit / CNET News: Google Voice finally on iPhone—in the browser
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: Google Voice Lands on iPhone and Palm as a Web App
Michael van Ouwerkerk / Google Voice Blog: Google Voice for iPhone and Palm WebOS
Clint Boulton / eWeek: Google Voice Released as HTML5 Web App for iPhone
John Murrell / GMSV: Google Voice finds a way to answer the call of iPhone owners
John Battelle / John Battelle's Searchblog: The Tuesday Signal: Birth of Another Orifice
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Google Voice Does An End Run Around Apple And Shows Up In The …
Dan Moren / Macworld: Google Voice rolls out iPhone Web app
Sumocat / GottaBeMobile.com: Google Voice web app goes live
Rene Ritchie / The iPhone Blog: Google Unleashes Google Voice WebApp for iPhone
Darrell Etherington / TheAppleBlog: Google Voice Arrives on the iPhone, via the Web
Ben Sillis / Electricpig: Google Voice returns to the iPhone, web app style
Eliot Van Buskirk / Epicenter: Google Voice Web App Circumvents Apple's Blockade
Karl Bode / DSLreports: Google Unveils New Google Voice iPhone App …
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: Google creates Google Voice app work-around for iPhone
Andy Abramson / VoIP Watch: Apple and Google-Less Than Friendly, Less Than Open
Corvida Raven / SheGeeks.net: Make Calls With Google Voice From Your iPhone's Browser
Jennadawn / Twitter Blog:
Now Trending: Local Trends — Twitter trends began as a way to shed light on popular conversations. It's interesting to know that one topic can now spread across the world in real-time, and Trends help us discover which of those topics are paramount on a global scale.
Discussion: RyanSpoon.com, Mashable! and Software Journal
Barb Dybwad / Mashable!: Twitter Local Trends Now Live For All
Nilay Patel / Engadget:
AT&T settles ETF case for $18m — Hey, if you're a [New Jersey] AT&T subscriber and you paid a flat-rate ETF between January 1, 1998 and November 4, 2009, you've got a tiny bit of $18 million coming your way. That's the settlement amount AT&T's agreed to in this latest ETF class action …
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
FCC Probes Google, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, And Verizon On Early Termination Fees
FCC Probes Google, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, And Verizon On Early Termination Fees
Discussion: CNET News, VentureBeat, Technology Liberation Front, Electronista, eWeek, Gadgetell, PC World, mocoNews, BetaNews, GigaOM, Broadcasting & Cable, Engadget, Between the Lines, Reuters and EverythingiCafe
Marguerite Reardon / CNET News: FCC asks Google, carriers about termination fees
Robert Mullins / VentureBeat: FCC seeks answers from carriers on early termination fees
Adam Thierer / Technology Liberation Front: What is All This Nonsense about Smartphone Early Termination Fees?
Roy Mark / eWeek: FCC Expands Early Termination Fee Probe
Shawn Ingram / Gadgetell: FCC probing the four major cell carriers and Google on ETFs
Nancy Gohring / PC World: FCC Queries Google, Others on ETFs
Tricia Duryee / mocoNews: FCC Formalizes ETF Inquiry By Sending Letters To Google, AT&T …
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: FCC inquiry into Google, T-Mobile early termination fees for Nexus One, among others
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM: FCC Quizzes Carriers and Google on Early Termination Fees
John Eggerton / Broadcasting & Cable: FCC Calls For ETF Info From Mobile Carriers, Google
Chris Ziegler / Engadget: FCC expands ETF inquiry, fires off letters to AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Google
Julie Vorman / Reuters: FCC seeks wireless termination fee explanation
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Texas Bank Sues Customer Hit by $800,000 Cyber Heist — A machine equipment company in Texas is tussling with its bank after organized crooks swiped more than $800,000 in a 48-hour cyber heist late last year. While many companies similarly victimized over the past year have sued their banks …
Discussion: Computerworld and Liquidmatrix Security Digest
Jaikumar Vijayan / Computerworld: Bank sues victim of $800,000 cybertheft
Jay Yarow / Silicon Alley Insider:
Walmart Says It Has “No Plans” To Carry The Nexus One (GOOG, WMT) — Maybe Google's Nexus One won't be coming to Walmart after all. — Earlier today we noted that the Nexus One was featured on Walmart's wireless site. — According to Walmart, that was a mistake.
Discussion: Android Community, AndroidGuys, Mashable!, Gearlog, Android and Me, Android Central, Obsessable, Android Phone Fans, Go Rumors, phoneinferno, Engadget and Electronista
Chris Davies / Android Community: Walmart Wireless to offer Nexus One?
Scott Webster / AndroidGuys: Walmart to Offer Nexus One
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!: Google's Nexus One to Be Sold at Walmart?
Sascha Segan / Gearlog: Walmart Denies Selling AT&T/Verizon Nexus One
Taylor Wimberly / Android and Me: $99 Nexus One coming to Walmart with AT&T, Sprint and Verizon 3G?
Phil Nickinson / Android Central: Walmart says it's not selling Nexus One
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: Walmart teases us with multi-network Nexus One
Rob Jackson / Android Phone Fans: Nexus One Finds Home At Walmart
Daniel Brusilovsky / TechCrunch:
Square Announces Its Full List Of Angels With Some Surprises (Mayer, Crowley, Fanning) — Square, the startup that is making mobile payments for the iPhone, just announced it's full list of angel investors. Kevin Rose announced his involvement in a video demo (embedded below) …
The LinkedIn Blog:
A better way to browse your LinkedIn connections — As a company that's based on the mantra “Relationships Matter”; we want to make it easier than ever for you to find, organize and stay in touch with your business connections. Over the next few weeks, you will start seeing improvements …
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, Mashable! and WebProNews
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb: LinkedIn Throws the Rolodex Out the Window
Samuel Axon / Mashable!: LinkedIn Adds New Ways to Browse Connections
Chris Crum / WebProNews: LinkedIn to Roll Out Changes to Address Book
Sydney Morning Herald:
Oh dear: Google flagged over logo dispute — Before and after ... (above) Jessie Du's winning logo, (below) the altered version that appeared online. — An Australia Day artwork by student Jessie Du will be viewed by millions on Google's home page today but one feature of her original design …
Discussion: Techdirt, The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs and p2pnet
Allen Stern / CenterNetworks:
Everything Old Is New Again...Techcrunch Adds Interstitials — Last year, top 100 tech blog Techcrunch added a “meta refresh” to their homepage which allowed your Internet browser to refresh the homepage at specific intervals of time without your instruction. This refresh serves two purposes:
Discussion: The Inquisitr
Ryan Paul / Ars Technica:
Ubuntu's default search engine to change in deal with Yahoo — Canonical, the company behind the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution, revealed today that it has established a revenue sharing agreement with Yahoo. As part of the deal, the Firefox Web browser that is shipped in Ubuntu …
Hutch Carpenter / I'm Not Actually a Geek:
In the Future We'll All Have Online Reputation Scores — In a recent interview with EMC's Stu Miniman about the future of the web, I predicted that in 20 years, we'll all have online reputation scores. Little badges, numbers that communicate our level of authority, this sort of thing.
Discussion: broadstuff, Thanks:sameerpatel
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: Social Capitalists and The New Feudalism
China says won't limit Google's Android mobile platform — BEIJING (Reuters) - China will not try to limit use of Google's Android mobile phone platform in the Chinese market, its information technology regulator said on Wednesday. — China would not limit any platform as long as it complied …
Gillian Reagan / Silicon Alley Insider:
Digg Founder Kevin Rose Gets A Book Deal — Kevin Rose, the founder of Digg.com, has signed a deal with HarperStudio to write a book about “the secrets to his success.” It will be titled One to One Million. — Debbie Stier, associate publisher of HarperStudio and director of digital marketing …
The Fight to Save MySQL: Interview with Monty Widenius — “I will do everything that is possible to keep MySQL alive,” says Michael (Monty) Widenius, the main developer of the well-known open source database. “I just hope it's enough.” — Widenius is talking against the background …
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb:
Opera: Facebook Rules the Mobile Web — Opera just released its latest State of the Mobile Web report. In this report, Opera focused on analyzing the behavior of users of Opera Mini, the company's mobile Web browser. Worldwide, Facebook is the leading social network among Opera Mini users …
Discussion: Opera Press Room, Computerworld, IntoMobile, All Facebook, Softpedia News and WebProNews
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: State of the Mobile Web December 2009: Opera Mini is now 4 years old …
Bilal Hameed / All Facebook: Report: Facebook Overtakes Friendster And VKontakte In Mobile Usage, Takes On Google
Mike Sachoff / WebProNews: Facebook Most Popular Mobile Social Website
Anthony Ha / VentureBeat:
Struggling with your dating profile? Let ProfileWiz write it for you — Figuring out the right part of your personality to emphasize on social networks can be a real pain. It's even worse when you're dealing with dating sites. (As a former member of OKCupid, I speak from personal experience.)
Discussion: blogs.ft.com, Digits and Ubergizmo
Paul Taylor / blogs.ft.com: So you want to be a profile writer?
Sarmad Ali / Digits: Online Dating Made Even Easier
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines:
Oracle sues Rimini Street, alleges ‘massive theft’; Is third party support dead? — Oracle has filed a lawsuit against Rimini Street, a third party support provider, alleging “massive theft of Oracle's software and related support materials through an illegal business model.”
Discussion: The Enterprise System …