Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider:
Twitter Rolling Out New Web Site To Kill TweetDeck And Other Third-Party Clients — TechCrunch's MG Siegler spots an interesting tweet from Twitter engineer Alex Payne. — It seems Twitter's had enough with other folks taking control of millions of Twitter users (and the money they represent).
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Twitter To Add “Nifty” Site Features That May Make You Forget Third-Party Clients — Twitter appears to be on the verge of some big changes to its website if a tweet that Twitter engineer Alex Payne sent today is any indication. In fact, the new features may be so good that they could make …
Discussion: Silicon Valley Watcher and Twitterrati, Thanks:alexiat
Mark Evans / Twitterrati: A New and Improved Twitter.com? — Is Twitter.com about to get a major makeover?
Nilay Patel / Engadget:
Exclusive: First Windows Phone 7 Series partner device unveiled (with video!) — Microsoft's Aaron Woodman just pulled off a little surprise here at The Engadget Show: he brought out LG's Windows Phone 7 Series pre-production prototype! The QWERTY slider is the first branded Windows Phone 7 Series device …
Discussion: PhoneReport v2.0, Distorted-Loop.com, IntoMobile, Fone Arena, SlashGear, Mobile Tech Addicts, My Microsoft Life, I4U News, Geekword, Geek In Disguise, Phone Arena, WMExperts, Pocket-lint, Recombu, WinBeta, Electronista, WMPoweruser.com, displayblog, MobileBurn.com, MobileTechWorld, Phones Review, techeblog.com, Gizmodo, SlashPhone and jkOnTheRun
Chris Davies / SlashGear: LG Windows Phone 7 prototype gets video preview
Robert Evans / I4U News: First Windows Phone 7 Series Smartphone Shown Off
Muhammad Ali / Geekword: LG's Windows Phone 7 Series unveiled
Stuart Miles / Pocket-lint: Microsoft shows off LG Windows Phone 7 Series phone
Andrew Lim / Recombu: LG Windows Phone 7 prototype shown off to Engadget
Todd Haselton / MobileBurn.com: LG QWERTY slider smartphone revealed as first Windows Phone 7 Series device
Kyle VanHemert / Gizmodo: Microsoft Employee Shows Off Prototype Windows Phone 7 Series Smartphone From LG
Kim Poh Liaw / SlashPhone: LG QWERTY Slider Runs Windows Phone 7 Series
James Kendrick / jkOnTheRun: WinMo Wrap: Starter Edition Deets; No Flash; Motorola Returning?
Todd Hoff / High Scalability:
MySQL and Memcached: End of an Era? — If you look at the early days of this blog, when web scalability was still in its heady bloom of youth, many of the articles had to do with leveraging MySQL and memcached. Exciting times. Shard MySQL to handle high write loads …
Steve Lohr / New York Times:
Redrawing the Route to Online Privacy — ON the Internet, things get old fast. One prime candidate for the digital dustbin, it seems, is the current approach to protecting privacy on the Internet. — It is an artifact of the 1990s, intended as a light-touch policy to nurture innovation in an emerging industry.
Discussion: Mark Evans Tech and /message
Nick Douglas / lalawag:
Chatroulette Means Nothing, You Pretentious Media Commentator — Every web site that's popular, at all, and gets written about in major media, has to be the f**kin' zeitgiest, what-it-all-MEANS, funhouse-mirror-to-the-internet sign of the times. Can't it just be a thing? — Chatroulette.
Discussion: Associated Press and The Technium
Barbara Ortutay / Associated Press: Hello, stranger: the ups and downs of Chatroulette
Kieren McCarthy / The Register:
US government rescinds ‘leave internet alone’ policy — Strickling speaking, the Naughties are dead — The US government's policy of leaving the Internet alone is over, according to Obama's top official at the Department of Commerce. — Instead, an “Internet Policy 3.0” …
Robert Evans / I4U News: Obama Administration Ends ‘Leave Internet Alone’ Policy
Chris Meadows / TeleRead: Assistant Commerce Secretary announces Internet policy change …
Lee Mathews / Download Squad:
Ubuntu 10.04 supports iPhone and iPod Touch out-of-the-box — For there to be any chance of “the year of Linux on the desktop” ever becoming a reality, certain things have to happen. One of those things (like it or not) is for a major distribution to support the most popular portable media players …
Chris Rawson / TUAW: Clearing the air on iPhone terminology: 4th generation vs. “4G”
Open Wi-Fi ‘outlawed’ in Digital Economy Bill — The government will not exempt universities, libraries and small businesses providing open Wi-Fi services from its Digital Economy Bill copyright crackdown, according to official advice released earlier this week.
Discussion: Gizmodo, Wi-Fi Networking News, iGeneration, Maximum PC, CrunchGear, Boing Boing, The Next Web and CNET News
Jack Loftus / Gizmodo: UK Bill Would Outlaw Open Public Wifi Hotspots
Glenn Fleishman / Wi-Fi Networking News: Indie Hotspots Could Perish in UK for Piracy Law
Zack Whittaker / iGeneration: Open wireless access: ‘Outlawed’ by British Government
Justin Kerr / Maximum PC: New UK Bill Would Ban Open Wi-Fi Hotspots
Devin Coldewey / CrunchGear: Bill in UK may disallow public wi-fi
Cory Doctorow / Boing Boing: UK Digital Economy Bill will wipe out indie WiFi hotspots in libraries, unis, cafes
Matt Brian / The Next Web: Is UK Public WIFI Doomed?
David Meyer / CNET News: U.K. bill would ‘outlaw open Wi-Fi’
Don't “Pull A Patzer” And Other Lessons Learned On Our Trip Down Sand Hill Road — Editor's note: Earlier this month, BrightRoll raised a $10 million Series B for its video ad network. In this guest post, CEO Tod Sacerdoti shares some of the lessons he learned trying to raise that money in the current environment.
Chester Wisniewski / Chester Wisniewski's Blog:
Tsunami blackhat SEO begins — Unfortunately, as Graham Cluley regularly blogs, any breaking news topic tends be exploited by hackers who use Search Engine Optimization (SEO) to lure people to visit their malicious pages. Today's news of a large earthquake in Chile seems to be no exception.
Discussion: Tom Foremski: IMHO and Geekosystem, Thanks:keithdsouza
Tom Foremski / IMHO: Disasters are a boon to malware...
Robert Quigley / Geekosystem: Hackers Exploit Chile Earthquake, Tsunamis to Spread Malware
Wendy Davis / MediaPost:
Judge In Facebook Privacy Lawsuit Reserves Decision On $9.5M Settlement — After conducting a hearing on Friday, a federal judge reserved decision about whether to approve a controversial $9.5 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit against Facebook stemming from its Beacon program.