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: Gizmodo, Tech Central, PC World, Boy Genius Report, Digital Daily, Electronista, The Register, TUAW, dot.Maggie, Zatz Not Funny!, Silicon Alley Insider, VentureBeat, BBC, CrunchGear, Pocket-lint, Crave, Ars Technica, DailyFinance, SFGate, Seeking Alpha, Redmond Pie, Electricpig.co.uk, BetaNews, Mashable!, Phone Arena, Between the Lines, Appletell, Gearlog, L.A. Times Tech Blog, IntoMobile, App Advice, DailyTech, Engadget, The Next Web, Digital Trends, AppleInsider, Hardware 2.0, 9 to 5 Mac, Podcasting News, TeleRead, Gizmodo Australia, Gawker, Daring Fireball, DisplayBlog, jkOnTheRun, PMP Today and Webomatica
John Herrman / Gizmodo: McGraw-Hill CEO Confirms Apple Tablet With iPhone-Style OS
Murad Ahmed / Tech Central: Liveblog: Apple Tablet launch day
Nicholas Bonsack / PC World: Quick Draw? Publisher Leaks Apple Tablet Details
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: McGraw-Hill accidentally (on purpose?) leaks Apple Tablet on CNBC
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: McGraw-Hill CEO: If This Wasn't an Apple-Sanctioned Leak, I'd Already Be Dead
Rik Myslewski / The Register: US book giant confirms Apple tablet
Maggie Shiels / dot.Maggie: Apple's tablet hype nearly over
Dave Zatz / Zatz Not Funny!: What I Want From An Apple Tablet
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider: CONFIRMED: Silicon Alley Insider Will Be On The Apple Tablet (AAPL, MHP)
Anthony Ha / VentureBeat: At last: Real photos of the Apple tablet
Maggie Shiels / BBC: Apple set to unveil new product
Greg Kumparak / CrunchGear: McGraw-Hill CEO Confirms Apple Tablet Is Coming Tomorrow
Jeff Smykil / Ars Technica: McGraw-Hill outs Apple early: it's a tablet
Ben Sillis / Electricpig.co.uk: Apple Tablet specs leaked by tech CEO
Joe Wilcox / BetaNews: The one reason why I would buy an Apple tablet
Sam Diaz / Between the Lines: Apple Tablet: Partners jump the gun, start confirming Tablet before event
Jake Gaecke / Appletell: McGraw-Hill CEO confirms the obvious, Apple tablet to be “just really terrific”
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 …
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
Dena Cassella / Digital Trends: McGraw-Hill CEO Briefly Blabs About Apple Tablet
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0: Apple Tablet: McGraw-Hill leaks info on Cupertino's worst kept secret
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: McGraw Hill CEO is a day early and a dollar short
Chris Meadows / TeleRead: McGraw-Hill CEO: Apple tablet iPhone OS-powered, will have 95% …
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo Australia: Last Chance For Apple Tablet Rumours
Ryan Tate / Gawker: Watch Steve Jobs' Code of Silence Get Violated
James Kendrick / jkOnTheRun: Oops. McGraw-Hill CEO Confirms Apple Tablet Runs iPhone OS
Allan David Reyes / PMP Today: Apple Tablet (aka iSlate) confirmed by McGraw on CNBC, Supports e-book format
Jason Kaneshiro / Webomatica: iPhone Crosswords App Will Be On The Apple Tablet
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: Engadget, Gizmodo, Silicon Alley Insider, IT PRO - Today, AppleInsider, Digits, Electricpig.co.uk, Shelly Palmer, The Toybox, Electronista, SlashGear, CNET News and Gizmodo Australia, Thanks:mrinaldesai
Laura June / Engadget: The Apple Tablet: a complete history, supposedly
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo: The Price of Ebooks for the Apple Tablet: $12.99 or $14.99
Martin James / IT PRO - Today: US publisher blows lid off Apple tablet secrecy
Joe Minihane / Electricpig.co.uk: Apple Tablet: Last minute rumour round-up
Andrew Nusca / The Toybox: Apple tablet: During launch, look for content partnerships
Steven Musil / CNET News: Report: Apple seeks e-book pricing plan for tablet
Nilay Patel / Engadget:
Is this the Apple tablet? (update: new image) — Okay, we obviously can't confirm this, but we just got two very interesting images of what certainly looks like a prototype Apple tablet, or what could be the tablet bolted down to a table. It's big — really big — and it's running …
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: Unconfirmed: Leaked Apple iPad Shots
Chris Davies / SlashGear: New Apple Tablet photo adds iPhone for scale
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: Tablet Photos Look Like Real Deal
Jake Gaecke / Appletell: Last minute rumor: Leaked Apple tablet image?
Tricia Duryee / paidContent: Reality Coming Soon For Apple And Its Latest Creation
Patrick Laughner / GeekSmack: McGraw-Hill CEO Confirms The Already Known, Apple Tablet Tomorrow
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Apple Tablet Spy Shots Appeared?
Ewan / Mobile Industry Review: The Tablet is coming tomorrow — confirmed (by mistake?) by McGraw-Hill's CEO
Tom Warren / Neowin.net: Apple's tablet revealed in pictures?
Jason Chen / Gizmodo Australia: Apple Tablet Event Liveblog
What I Hope Apple Unleashes Tomorrow — Tomorrow Apple's having an event here in San Francisco and everyone's expecting them to launch some sort of tablet computer. The specifics are still unclear, but people are expecting something that looks like an iPhone but bigger, with an interface that can handle more complicated tasks.
Apple Event to Focus on Reinventing Content, Not Tablets — The teaser for Apple's press event, “Come see our latest creation,” has a double meaning. Content creators, not gadget freaks, will be the biggest target of Apple's Wednesday press conference. — Although most of the speculation …
Discussion: Mercury News, Podcasting News, Engadget, Gadget Lab, Colin's Corner, Silicon Alley Insider, Loading Bars and All Shook Down
Chris O'Brien / Mercury News: Apple again taps our tech hopes and dreams
James Lewin / Podcasting News: Will Steve Jobs' One More Thing Today Be A New Multimedia Publishing App?
Brian X. Chen / Gadget Lab: Live Coverage: Apple's Special Tablet Event
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider: More Secret Apple Tablet Details Leaked: Apple Firing eBook Cannon At Amazon
Alexia Tsotsis / All Shook Down: All Tomorrow's Tablets: Will Steve Jobs Bring Back Reading?
Mark Milian / L.A. Times Tech Blog:
IPhone game developer redesigns app for Apple tablet with no assurance of its existence — The maker of Crosswords for the iPhone dropped a news release in our inbox this afternoon touting an in-development version of its popular game for the Apple tablet. — Apple's touch-screen tablet computer …
Todd Ogasawara / MobileContentToday: With Mere Hours Left Before Apple's Announcement, Here's My Wild Tablet Predictions
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo Australia: A Last Minute Consideration Of The Apple Tablet's Guts
Chris Brandrick / PC World: Oops! McGraw-Hill CEO Lets Apple Tablet Confirmation Slip
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: This might be the Apple tablet
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.
Adam Satariano / Bloomberg:
Video-Game Publishers Eager to See Apple's Tablet
Video-Game Publishers Eager to See Apple's Tablet
Discussion: VG247, Business Week, Joystiq, Kotaku and 9 to 5 Mac
Johnny Cullen / VG247: Moore: Apple tablet has “got the ability to be a games machine”
Douglas MacMillan / Business Week: Apple's Tablet: App Makers Target Business Use
Ludwig Kietzmann / Joystiq: EA, Namco Networks gauge ‘Apple Tablet’ gaming possibilities
Brian Ashcraft / Kotaku: EA Sports Hypothesizes About Apple Tablet
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 …
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider: World Braces For Unveiling Of Revolutionary Tech Product: Windows Mobile 7
Vladislav Savov / Engadget: Windows Mobile 7 roadmap elucidated, starts with MWC 2010 demo
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: More Sources Claim That Windows Mobile 7 Will Be Shown Off Next …
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 …
Sebastian Anthony / Download Squad: Pay wall fail : $650 million Newsday acquisition garners just 35 …
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: Newsday Readers Don't Pay, They Go Away
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Maybe Newsday Made Its Pay Wall a Little Too Strong
Jonathan Stray / Nieman Journalism Lab: Play Paywall!, the new web game sweeping the newspaper industry
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: Newsday Said It Wasn't Putting Up A Paywall To Sell Online …
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Newsday Pay Wall Nets 35 Subscribers in 3 Months
Steve Safran / Lost Remote: Newsday's pay wall nets 35 subscribers
Meghan Keane / the Econsultancy blog: Paywall proponents, take note: Only 35 people pay for Newsday.com
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: Paid Content Won't Work for Everybody: Newspaper Sells 35 Subscriptions in 3 Months
Jacob Friedman / The Next Web: Paywalled News Site Gets 35 Subscribers in 3 Months
Jeff Nolan / Enterprise Irregulars: Newsday's Paywall... the Numbers are in
Gillian Reagan / Silicon Alley Insider: Newsweek Clarifies Paywall News
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: Tech Eye, The Register, Softpedia News, VentureBeat, Digital Daily, eWeek and TheOpenForce.com
Nick Farrell / Tech Eye: Scott McNealy waves goodbye to Sun
John Oates / The Register: Scott McNealy signs off in style
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: The irony of Scott McNealy's goodbye note
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Departing Sun Co-Founder to Employees: “Kick Butt and Have Fun!”
Darryl K. Taft / eWeek: Oracle: Java Will Be ‘Business As Usual’
Zack Urlocker / TheOpenForce.com: Scott McNealy's Final Goodbye
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: Screenwerk, Pocket-lint, Softpedia News, the Econsultancy blog, Mashable!, RyanSpoon.com and Software Journal
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: Twitter Local Trends Formally Launches
Duncan Geere / Pocket-lint: Twitter enables local trending topics
Patricio Robles / the Econsultancy blog: Twitter Trends go local
Barb Dybwad / Mashable!: Twitter Local Trends Now Live For All
Kip Kniskern / LiveSide.net:
My.live.com to be discontinued on March 15th — We've had numerous questions posed to us over the last few months about the status and future of My.live.com, the personal home page that started out as an Atlas framework (now ASP.net Ajax) project managed by Sanaz Ahari and the late Steve Rider.
Discussion: Softpedia News
Marius Oiaga / Softpedia News: Microsoft Is Killing My.live.com
Elizabeth Woyke / Forbes:
AT&T To Launch Yelp Competitor — The telco's buzz.com site lets users' “favorite” local vendors and services. — AT&T latched on early to the local search and advertising market, first with the Yellow Pages, then with an online version, YellowPages.com.
Discussion: Screenwerk, Thanks:mrinaldesai
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: AT&T Tries Building Some Buzz
Dan Whitcomb / Reuters:
Facebook may “lock in” its Internet dominance — LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - College senior Alyssa Ravasio gave up MySpace on the day she got a Facebook account and never looked back. She has already lost interest in Twitter. But how does Facebook know it can keep her loyalty?
Discussion: Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim
Frank Reed / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: Is Facebook Becoming a Lock?
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Actual News on Earnings Call: Yahoo Disables Annoying “Hover” Tool on Homepage, Restructures International Ops — News was actually committed during Yahoo's fourth-quarter earnings conference call today when CEO Carol Bartz noted that the company would disable its irksome “hover interaction” …
Discussion: Softpedia News, AdExchanger.com, VentureBeat, paidContent, SFGate, CNET News, NBC Bay Area and WebProNews
Paul Boutin / VentureBeat: Yahoo's over-the-top revenue leads to $119M profit
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Yahoo Calls Off Search For International Chief
James Temple / SFGate: Yahoo beats the street
Tom Krazit / CNET News: Yahoo ends Bartz's first year on up note
Owen Thomas / NBC Bay Area: A Profit, Yahoo! But Wall Street Yawns
Doug Caverly / WebProNews: Yahoo's Q4 Financial Results Draw Smiles
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: PC World, On the PlayStation 3, Joystiq, Redmond Pie, Techie Buzz, Darknet, Computerworld, Kotaku and Gizmodo Australia
Martyn Williams / PC World: PlayStation 3 Hack Released Online
George Hotz / On the PlayStation 3: Here's your silver platter
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
William Saletan / Slate:
Which is more important: politics or technology? … Latest Twitter Updates — Follow William Saletan on Twitter.
Janko Roettgers / P2P Blog:
uTorrent helps Google to analyze ISP connection speeds, router set-ups — Bittorrent Inc. announced today that it has begin to collaborate with the Google-funded Measurement Lab (M-Lab) to test ISP connections and home networking related issues that could impact a user's connection speed.
Discussion: BitTorrent Blog and Digital Society
Zee / The Next Web:
TechCrunch hacked again. This hacker is angry. — Technology blog Techcrunch has been hacked again. Twice in the space of 24 hours. — Reports were that the first occurrence wasn't a hacking at all but rather a buggy file that had been uploaded into the comments section of the blog.
Stephanie Clifford / New York Times:
A Little ‘i’ to Teach About Online Privacy — A LITTLE blue symbol is carrying big implications. — Trying to ward off regulators, the advertising industry has agreed on a standard icon — a little “i” — that it will add to most online ads that use demographics and behavioral data to tell consumers what is happening.
Netflix-Backed Roku Seeks Funds for 100-Channel Set-Top Internet Service — Jan. 27 (Bloomberg) — Roku Inc., the television set-top box maker spun off by Netflix Inc., is planning to raise $30 million in private funding this quarter and may sell shares to the public next year, Chief Executive Officer Anthony Wood said.
Discussion: Hacking NetFlix
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 …
Debbie / HarperStudio: An Embarrassment of Riches
Kevin Purdy / Lifehacker:
Browser Speed Tests: Firefox 3.6, Chrome 4, Opera 10.5, and Extensions — Firefox 3.6 is out, Chrome's stable version got a big upgrade, and Opera 10.5 is inching toward release. It's a great time for us to break out the timer, process manager, and code tracker for some up-to-date browser speed tests.
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols / Computerworld: Chrome 4: King of the Web browser hill?
Mark Milian / L.A. Times Tech Blog:
Google Xistence isn't real, but it's pretty funny and not a phishing scam (despite what Google says) — Links to a bogus website called Google Xistence have been making the rounds today. The tagline: “Life is hard. Let Google live it for you.” — The site resembles a Google product page …
Discussion: The Next Web and Mashable!
Jacob Friedman / The Next Web: Google Xistence: We wish it was real
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Lessig Calls Google Book Settlement A “Path To Insanity” — The last person you'd expect to speak out against the Google Book settlement with the Authors Guild which will make available the contents of millions of orphan books in digital form is Harvard law professor and free-culture advocate Lawrence Lessig.
Discussion: The New Republic, TeleRead and thebigmoney.com
Lawrence Lessig / The New Republic: For the Love of Culture — Google, copyright, and our future.
Chris Meadows / TeleRead: Lawrence Lessig on Google Books settlement: A possible danger …
Chris Thompson / thebigmoney.com: Does Google Book Search Destroy Culture?
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
FCC Probes Google, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, And Verizon On Early Termination Fees — The FCC has just sent letters inquiring about Early Termination Fees to each of the major wireless carriers in the United States — AT&T, Sprint Nextel, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless — and one outlier: Google.
Marguerite Reardon / CNET News: FCC asks Google, carriers about termination fees
Robert Mullins / VentureBeat: FCC seeks answers from carriers on early termination fees
Chris Ziegler / Engadget: FCC expands ETF inquiry, fires off letters to AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Google
Adam Thierer / Technology Liberation Front: What is All This Nonsense about Smartphone Early Termination Fees?
Shawn Ingram / Gadgetell: FCC probing the four major cell carriers and Google on ETFs
Todd Ogasawara / MobileContentToday: FCC Looking at Early Termination Fees …
Roy Mark / eWeek: FCC Expands Early Termination Fee Probe
John Eggerton / Broadcasting & Cable: FCC Calls For ETF Info From Mobile Carriers, Google
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: FCC inquiry into Google, T-Mobile early termination fees for Nexus One, among others
Julie Vorman / Reuters: FCC seeks wireless termination fee explanation
Tricia Duryee / mocoNews: FCC Formalizes ETF Inquiry By Sending Letters To Google, AT&T …
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM: FCC Quizzes Carriers and Google on Early Termination Fees
Tim Barribeau / EverythingiCafe: Remains Of The Day — It's been an absolutely bumper day here at the EiC offices.
Nilay Patel / Engadget:
AT&T settles ETF case for $18m
AT&T settles ETF case for $18m
David Dahlquist / Macworld: AT&T proposes $18 million settlement for New Jersey ETF lawsuit