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: Guardian, paidContent, New York Times, MacRumors, VentureBeat, CNET News, TeleRead, Digits, GigaOM, DisplayBlog, Silicon Alley Insider, CrunchGear and The Huffington Post
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: Amazon To Customers: ‘We Will Have To Capitulate To Macmillan’
Jennifer Guevin / CNET News: Amazon agrees to higher prices in e-book dispute
Chris Meadows / TeleRead: Amazon capitulates in Macmillan e-book disagreement: Higher e-book prices ahead?
Geoffrey A. Fowler / Digits: Amazon Backs Down From E-Book Publisher Fight
Jin / DisplayBlog: Ebooks at $12.99 — Walt Mossberg asked Steve Jobs regarding bestselling ebooks prices.
Dave Freeman / CrunchGear: Amazon fighting with publishers over pricing
Lila Shapiro / The Huffington Post: Amazon Caves To Macmillan's eBook Pricing Demands
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: AppleInsider, Gravitational Pull, Epicenter, broadstuff, Electronista, Glass House, GalleyCat and TeleRead, Thanks:atul
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: Another Olde Media Industry puts head in the sand
Fxshaw / Glass House: What Price?
Jason Boog / GalleyCat: Macmillan CEO Confirms Amazon Price Feud
Chris Meadows / TeleRead: Macmillan CEO tells his side of Amazon spat
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.
Molly Wood / CNET News: Amazon: Get out of the e-book pricing business
a TeleRead / TeleRead: Legal analysis of the Amazon/Macmillan brouhaha
Barb Dybwad / Mashable!: Macmillan CEO Confirms Dispute With Amazon Over eBooks
Owen Thomas / NBC Bay Area: Book War: Amazon.com vs. Apple
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Macmillan confirm Amazon book snub; authors weigh in
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice:
Stephen Colbert Gets An iPad & Shows It Off At The Grammys — Haha, it seems like after begging for one the entire week, Stephen Colbert just saw his dreams come true. — Tonight at the Grammys, instead of pulling out the “Song of the Year” envelope, he managed to surprise everybody with a shiny Apple iPad.
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David Gelles / blogs.ft.com: Colbert shows off iPad at the Grammys
Chris Matyszczyk / CNET News: Colbert starts iPad campaign at the Grammys
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Stephen Colbert shows off an iPad at the Grammy's (video)
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!: Stephen Colbert Shows Off iPad at The Grammys [VIDEO]
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget: Stephen Colbert has an iPad... (video)
Rene Ritchie / The iPhone Blog: Steven Colbert Shows off iPad at the Grammy Awards!
Ray Basile / iPhone Savior: Stephen Colbert Whips Out iPad at Grammys
Steven Sande / TUAW: Stephen Colbert and his iPad at the Grammys
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: TechCrunch, Business Week, paidContent, Mashable!, Location Meme, Silicon Alley Insider, Lost Remote and Online Dating Insider
MG Siegler / TechCrunch: Does Foursquare Have A Douchebag Problem?
Aaron Ricadela / Business Week: ‘Here I Am!’ GPS Location Apps Have Limited Appeal
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Location-Based Social Net Foursquare Partners With Bravo
Jennifer Van Grove / Mashable!: Bravo! Foursquare Snags a TV Partnership
Lawrence Coburn / Location Meme: Foursquare and Bravo — The New York Times is reporting …
Gillian Reagan / Silicon Alley Insider: Foursquare Pitches To TV Audiences With New Bravo Partnership
Cory Bergman / Lost Remote: Foursquare inks deal with Bravo TV
David Evans / Online Dating Insider: FourSquare, Meet Facebook
Steven Wei / Uncompiled Thoughts:
The best way for Adobe to save Flash is by killing it — Having done several years of Flash development and having worked with many Flash developers, the recent controversy between Apple and Adobe over Flash on the iPad is very amusing to me. First, there are a few arguments that I want to address directly:
Discussion: New York Times, AdExchanger.com and Lockergnome Blog Network
Nick Bilton / New York Times: IPad Can't Play Flash Video, but It May Not Matter
Ron Schenone / Lockergnome Blog Network: Apple's Steve Jobs - Google's 'Don't Be Evil' Mantra is ‘Bulls**t,’ Adobe Is Lazy
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Google +will+ save Flash, a developer who uses it says
Google +will+ save Flash, a developer who uses it says
Discussion: Bits, Scripting News and Daring Fireball
Nick Bilton / Bits: Why the iPad Web Demo Was Full of Holes
Dave Winer / Scripting News: What if Flash were an open standard?
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Who Can Do Something About Those Blue Boxes?
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb:
How to Hate the iPad: A Break-Down of the Backlash — A friend recently admitted a favorite past time of his - watching plane crashes on YouTube. Planes crashing, helicopters twirling out of control, boats sinking - all are fair game. For a lot of people, this has been the story of the iPad over the past few days.
Discussion: Online Dating Insider
Patrick Thibodeau / Computerworld:
If you want a job, build an iPad App — Tech spending is getting a lot of credit for the 5.7% jump in Gross Domestic Product for the fourth quarter, but this improvement isn't showing up in IT hiring. — One of the more interesting bits of jobs data out this week was offered by the IEEE-USA …
New York Times:
Are You a C.E.O. of Something? — This interview with Mark Pincus, founder and chief executive of Zynga, a provider of online social games, was conducted and condensed by Adam Bryant. — Q. What are the most important leadership lessons you've learned? — A. If I was going all the way back …
Discussion: A VC and Silicon Alley Insider
David Carr / New York Times:
To Deliver, iPad Needs Media Deals — Short of landing in a flying saucer and having a tablet teleported into his hands, there was no way that Steve Jobs could have lived up to the hype before last Wednesday's iPad announcement. — But he came pretty close.
Discussion: Guardian and Technologizer
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Saving Steve Jobs
Dan Goodin / The Register:
CIA, PayPal under bizarre SSL assault — Plus hundreds of others — The Central Intelligence Agency, PayPal, and hundreds of other organizations are under an unexplained assault that's bombarding their websites with millions of compute-intensive requests.
Chris O'Brien / Mercury News:
Google joins the titans of Silicon Valley lobbying — With great power comes even greater headaches. Just ask Google. — The company's transition from upstart to Goliath has multiplied its legal and policy problems. There may be no better measure of this phenomenon than Google's expansion …
Discussion: Silicon Valley Watcher, Thanks:atul