Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Amazon Caves To Macmillan's eBook Pricing Demands — A new development in the Amazon vs. Macmillan fiasco. Amazon just posted an announcement indicating that it will be “capitulating” to Macmillan by selling the publishers' books for their desired prices.
Discussion: Associated Press, Digits, Guardian, New York Times, GigaOM, Silicon Alley Insider, TeleRead, The Huffington Post and CrunchGear
David Koenig / Associated Press: Amazon.com to capitulate to Macmillan price demand
Geoffrey A. Fowler / Digits: Amazon Backs Down From E-Book Publisher Fight
Chris Meadows / TeleRead: Amazon capitulates in Macmillan e-book disagreement: Higher e-book prices ahead?
Lila Shapiro / The Huffington Post: Amazon Caves To Macmillan's eBook Pricing Demands
Dave Freeman / CrunchGear: Amazon fighting with publishers over pricing
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: CNET News, broadstuff, AppleInsider, TeleRead, Gravitational Pull, Epicenter and Glass House, Thanks:atul
Jennifer Guevin / CNET News: Amazon agrees to higher prices in Macmillan dispute
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: Another Olde Media Industry puts head in the sand
Chris Meadows / TeleRead: Macmillan CEO tells his side of Amazon spat
John C Abell / Epicenter: Amazon Don't Need Your Stinkin' Books
Fxshaw / Glass House: What Price?
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.
a TeleRead / TeleRead: Legal analysis of the Amazon/Macmillan brouhaha
Owen Thomas / NBC Bay Area: Book War: Amazon.com vs. Apple
Barb Dybwad / Mashable!: Macmillan CEO Confirms Dispute With Amazon Over eBooks
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Macmillan confirm Amazon book snub; authors weigh in
Jason Boog / GalleyCat: Macmillan CEO Confirms Amazon Price Feud
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: Engadget, NBC Bay Area, Google Watch, Android Central, Podcasting News, CrunchGear, CNET News, Gawker, TechSpot, App Advice, Lockergnome Blog Network, Search Engine Land, SEO BlackHat, TUAW, louisgray.com, The iPhone Blog, gdgt, Electronista, Neowin.net, Edible Apple, /message, Silicon Alley Insider and The Flash Blog, Thanks:bxchen
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget: CE-Oh no he didn't? …
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
James Lewin / Podcasting News: Flash Is Dead + The iPad Is Its Tombstone
Chris Matyszczyk / CNET News: Report: Jobs calls BS on Google's 'Don't be evil' mantra
Foster Kamer / Gawker: Steve Jobs at Apple Employee Q & A: Google's Evil Tagline …
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
Ron Schenone / Lockergnome Blog Network: Apple's Steve Jobs - Google's 'Don't Be Evil' Mantra is ‘Bulls**t,’ Adobe Is Lazy
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: Apple CEO: Google Wants To “Kill The iPhone”
QuadsZilla / SEO BlackHat: Jobs: “Don't be Evil Mantra is Bulls**t”
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.
Discussion: Gizmodo, Daring Fireball, Silicon Alley Insider, 9 to 5 Mac, Electronista and EverythingiCafe
Jack Loftus / Gizmodo: Steve Jobs: Google's “Don't Be Evil” Mantra is “Bulls***”
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Second-Hand Reports From Steve Jobs's All-Hands Town Hall Meeting at Apple Last Week
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, DisplayBlog, Techmamas and VentureBeat
Dave Winer / Scripting News: What if Flash were an open standard?
Paul Boutin / VentureBeat: Apple yanks Flash from iPad demo video
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.
Steven Wei / Uncompiled Thoughts:
The best way for Adobe to save Flash is by killing it
The best way for Adobe to save Flash is by killing it
Discussion: The iPhone Blog
Rene Ritchie / The iPhone Blog: Forget Flash, iPhone, iPad Don't Support ActiveX!
Nick Bilton / Bits:
Foursquare Teams With Bravo TV — Bravo TV and Foursquare will announce a new partnership on Monday that will integrate Bravo TV shows with the game aspects of Foursquare, a social networking site that encourages people to interact in the real world. The partnership hopes to engage viewers long …
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider, Mashable!, Location Meme and Online Dating Insider
Gillian Reagan / Silicon Alley Insider: Foursquare Pitches To TV Audiences With New Bravo Partnership
Jennifer Van Grove / Mashable!: Bravo! Foursquare Snags a TV Partnership
Lawrence Coburn / Location Meme: Foursquare and Bravo — The New York Times is reporting …
David Evans / Online Dating Insider: FourSquare, Meet Facebook
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.
Kim-Mai Cutler / VentureBeat:
Former Current TV strategist Sloan jumps to Twitter — Robin Sloan, a former strategist and executive at online TV site 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 and Beet.TV
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Verizon's New VZ Navigator 5 Lets You Send Your Location To Facebook — Back in October, Google changed the mobile navigation space when it launched Google Maps Navigation for Android. While the product itself is solid it also has one killer feature: it's free.
Discussion: GPS Obsessed