John C Abell / Epicenter:
Google's 'Don't Be Evil' Mantra is ‘Bulls**t,’ Adobe Is Lazy: Apple's Steve Jobs (Update 2) — After a big public announcement of the sort Apple had this week for the iPad CEO Steve Jobs often takes time in the day or two afterwards to have a Town Hall at One Infinite Loop …
Discussion: Gawker, CNET News, Podcasting News, TUAW, NBC Bay Area, Google Watch, Android Central, CrunchGear, Engadget, TechSpot, App Advice, SEO BlackHat, Search Engine Land, The iPhone Blog, louisgray.com, Lockergnome Blog Network, Neowin.net, gdgt, Electronista, Edible Apple, The Flash Blog, /message and Silicon Alley Insider, Thanks:bxchen
Foster Kamer / Gawker: Steve Jobs at Apple Employee Q & A: Google's Evil Tagline …
Chris Matyszczyk / CNET News: Report: Jobs calls BS on Google's 'Don't be evil' mantra
James Lewin / Podcasting News: Flash Is Dead + The iPad Is Its Tombstone
Owen Thomas / NBC Bay Area: Steve Jobs Calls “Bulls—t” on Google: Report
Phil Nickinson / Android Central: Apple's Steve Jobs calls BS on Google's 'Don't be evil' motto
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget: CE-Oh no he didn't? …
Matthew DeCarlo / TechSpot: Weekend tech reading: 'Don't be evil' is ‘bulls**t,’ Adobe is lazy, says Jobs
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: Steve Jobs Comments On Adobe & Google: Lazy & Evil
QuadsZilla / SEO BlackHat: Jobs: “Don't be Evil Mantra is Bulls**t”
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: Apple CEO: Google Wants To “Kill The iPhone”
Ron Schenone / Lockergnome Blog Network: Apple's Steve Jobs - Google's 'Don't Be Evil' Mantra is ‘Bulls**t,’ Adobe Is Lazy
Stowe Boyd / /message: Steve Jobs Blasts Adobe, Flash, and Google
Jay Yarow / Silicon Alley Insider: Steve Jobs Blasts Google, Says 'Don't Be Evil' Motto Is ‘Bulls**t’ (AAPL, GOOG)
Arn / MacRumors:
Steve Jobs at Apple Town Hall Meeting on Google, Adobe, Next iPhone, 2010 Macs and More — Steve Jobs held a town hall meeting with Apple employees late last week following the iPad launch. Wired reports on what was said at the meeting by Steve Jobs. Two of the biggest topics included Google and Adobe.
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John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Second-Hand Reports From Steve Jobs's All-Hands Town Hall Meeting at Apple Last Week
Jack Loftus / Gizmodo: Steve Jobs: Google's “Don't Be Evil” Mantra is “Bulls***”
Charlie Stross / Charlie's Diary:
Amazon, Macmillan: an outsider's guide to the fight — (Apologies for the formatting; I'm typing this on a netbook with a tiny keyboard.) — Last Friday, Amazon.com unilaterally pulled most or all of Macmillan's books (edit: including all paper editions, not just electronic) from their online store.
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Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Amazon is Doing to Publishers What Apple did to Record Labels
Owen Thomas / NBC Bay Area: Book War: Amazon.com vs. Apple
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Macmillan confirm Amazon book snub; authors weigh in
Barb Dybwad / Mashable!: Macmillan CEO Confirms Dispute With Amazon Over eBooks
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Amazon Caves To Macmillan's eBook Pricing Demands — A new development in the Amazon vs. Macmillan fiasco. Amazon just posted an announcementindicating that will be “capitulating” to Macmillan by selling the publishers' books for their desired prices. — The issue is Macmillan is trying …
Discussion: Media Decoder
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider:
Hey, John Sargent, CEO of Macmillan Books, Screw You! — John Sargent, CEO of publisher Macmillan, has taken out a full-page ad to explain why he is insisting that Amazon raise prices on its ebooks to $15 in some cases. — So we're going to take out a full-page post to explain to John why …
Discussion: Gravitational Pull, Thanks:atul
Jason Boog / GalleyCat:
Macmillan CEO Confirms Amazon Price Feud
Macmillan CEO Confirms Amazon Price Feud
Katie Allen / Guardian: Amazon shelves Macmillan titles in ebook row
Martyn Daniels / Brave New World: Rumble in the (Amazon) Jungle
Dave Freeman / CrunchGear: Amazon fighting with publishers over pricing
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Who Can Do Something About Those Blue Boxes? — Robert Scoble has a good analogy: … Regarding those blue boxes that indicate embedded Flash content in MobileSafari, think of it this way: Who can make them go away? — Adobe can't. They can't put Flash Player on iPhone OS on their own.
Discussion: Scripting News, Rex Hammock's RexBlog.com, Gawker, The iPhone Blog, DisplayBlog, Techmamas, IntoMobile, VentureBeat, Smarterware, Gravitational Pull and Scobleizer
Dave Winer / Scripting News: What if Flash were an open standard?
Rene Ritchie / The iPhone Blog: Forget Flash, iPhone, iPad Don't Support ActiveX!
Will Park / IntoMobile: Adobe uses porn in anti-iPad campaign
Paul Boutin / VentureBeat: Apple yanks Flash from iPad demo video
Gina Trapani / Smarterware: Flash's Decline on Lifehacker, from 2006 to 2010
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Google +will+ save Flash, a developer who uses it says — I just recorded a 45 minute conversation on my iPhone while we sat on the deck at the Half Moon Bay Ritz with Luke Kilpatrick about Flash, Silverlight, Palm Pre, and a few other topics, but mostly focusing on what will happen to Flash.
Andrew Lim / Recombu:
iPad board games: Apple has created a ‘Jumanji platform’ — While many people struggle to understand why they would ever buy an iPad, we think we've come up with a pretty exciting reason - digital board games. If you've ever tried to play a board game on a games console …
Robert Evans / I4U News: The Killer App: iPad Board Games
Ahandy / Software Development Times Blog:
Facebook rewrites PHP runtime — A week ago, I let ya'll know that the core PHP team had been brought to Facebook's main campus. That team were forced to sign NDA's, and taken to a very quiet, secluded meeting room where some cool new Facebook-backed open source project was described.
Steven Sande / TUAW:
All about EPUB, the ebook standard for Apple's iBookstore — Overlooked in much of the hype about the iPad announcement earlier in the week was a comment by Steve Jobs in the Keynote presentation where he mentioned that the iBooks app for iPad would take advantage of the popular EPUB format for electronic books.
Steve Lohr / New York Times:
Steve Jobs and the Economics of Elitism — GAME CHANGER? — The more, the better. That's the fashionable recipe for nurturing new ideas these days. It emphasizes a kind of Internet-era egalitarianism that celebrates the “wisdom of the crowd” and “open innovation.”
Kim-Mai Cutler / VentureBeat:
Former Current TV strategist Sloan jumps to Twitter — Robin Sloan, a former strategist and executive at Current TV, is joining Twitter to handle media partnerships. He says he'll help “producers, reporters, developers and strategists at media organizations that want to do cool, transformative things with tweets.”
Discussion: Robin Sloan