Patrick Seybold / PlayStation.Blog:
Latest info on PlayStation Network Status — As you may be aware, some customers have been unable to connect to the PlayStation Network today. This problem affects the models other than the new slim PS3. — We believe we have identified that this problem is being caused by a bug …
Discussion: Tech Trader Daily, Digits, NewTeeVee, VentureBeat, Gadgetwise, GameLife, techblog.dallasnews.com, I4U News, Electronista, Switched, Daring Fireball, Gizmodo, TechSpot, Pocket-lint, Mashable! and Engadget
Jennifer Valentino-DeVries / Digits: Sony's PS3 Suffers Massive Outage
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee: PS3 Movie Service Hit By Connection Failure
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Sony confirms PlayStation Network problems for older PS 3s …
Hiroko Tabuchi / Gadgetwise: ‘Connection Failure’ for PlayStation 3 Users
Chris Kohler / GameLife: 10 Things to Do While Your PlayStation 3 Is Broken
Victor Godinez / techblog.dallasnews.com: Older PlayStation3 consoles crashing; Sony blames bug in internal clock
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Sony PS3 Bug Identified, still takes 24 hours to fix it
Terrence O'Brien / Switched: Sony to PS3 Owners: Don't Turn on Your Console
Jose Vilches / TechSpot: PlayStation 3 owners hit by major PSN outage
Duncan Geere / Pocket-lint: Archos expands Android tablet range
Amy-Mae Elliott / Mashable!: Sony PlayStation Network Outage Could Last 24 Hours
Nilay Patel / Engadget: Sony: Don't turn on your PS3 until PSN bug is fixed
Barbara Ortutay / Associated Press:
Bug plagues PlayStation 3, Sony warns of data loss — NEW YORK - — Sony Corp. said a glitch has knocked PlayStation 3 users off the game console's online network, and the company warned that data loss could occur if gamers continued using the machines. — Sony said in a blog post Monday …
Discussion: BetaNews, Silicon Alley Insider and Softpedia News
Griffin McElroy / Joystiq:
PSN inaccessible, trophy-supporting games unplayable on non-Slim PS3s [update 3]
PSN inaccessible, trophy-supporting games unplayable on non-Slim PS3s [update 3]
Discussion: PC Magazine, Develop, Gadget Lab, Examiner, Network World, Crave, PlayStation.Blog, Kotaku, The Toybox, Mashable!, Ars Technica, PC World, Engadget, DailyTech, Erictric, Geekosystem, Pocket-lint, Geeky-Gadgets, I4U News, Neowin.net, ITworld.com, VG247, The Next Web, Electronista, The Huffington Post and Guardian
Mark Hachman / PC Magazine: Glitch Blocks Playstation 3 Network, Netflix Access
Rob Crossley / Develop: Now developers' PS3s are hit by system errors
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: PlayStation Network Problems Cause PS3 Meltdown
Matt Peckham / Network World: Global PlayStation 3 Glitch: What We Know So Far
Jeff Rubenstein / PlayStation.Blog: PlayStation Network Status Update
Luke Plunkett / Kotaku: PS3s Suffering From Global Network Lockdown
Rachel King / The Toybox: PlayStation Network, many PS3s are currently down; possibly date-related issue
Samuel Axon / Mashable!: PlayStation Network Down [PSN]
Nilay Patel / Engadget: PlayStation Network down, so are lots of PS3s (update)
Jason Mick / DailyTech: Sony Warns Not to Turn on “Fat” PS3s Due to Clock Bug, Slim Models Unaffected
Duncan Geere / Pocket-lint: PlayStation 3 network takes consoles out of action
Julian Horsey / Geeky-Gadgets: PlayStation Network Problems
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Slim Sony PS3 Consoles not affected by Sony PSN Outage
Matthew Hopson / Neowin.net: Updated: PlayStation bug cripples “fat” PS3 models worldwide
Johnny Cullen / VG247: The APOCALYPS3 - everything so far
Kim Heras / The Next Web: Sony Fail: “Update” Brings Down PlayStation Network (PSN) Around The World
Bianca Bosker / The Huffington Post: PlayStation Network DOWN: PS3 Network Problems Plague Users (UPDATED)
Keith Stuart / Guardian: PlayStation 3 hit by major ‘PSN error’
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily:
Production Delays Mean iPad Inventories May Be Tight at Launch — When Apple's new iPad slate begins to arrive at market later this month, limited availability may leave some early adopters empty-handed-assuming it goes on sale this month at all. — In a research note this morning …
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Brainstorm Tech: iPad might be delayed a month - report
Jason D. O'Grady / The Apple Core: iPad may launch only in U.S.
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: iPad delays coming?
Paul Boutin / VentureBeat: iPad production problems may delay launch
Tamlin Magee / Tech Eye: Not enough iPads to go around, says man
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: Analyst: Production Issues Could Delay The iPad Launch
Susana Polo / Geekosystem: Rumor: Manufacturing Bottleneck May Cause iPad Delays
John Biggs / CrunchGear: Analyst: iPad could be delayed until April
Christina Warren / Mashable!: Will the iPad Launch Be Delayed? [RUMOR]
Tim Barribeau / EverythingiCafe: Analyst Eightball: iPad Launch Facing Delays
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: UPDATED: Manufacturing Problems to Lead to Constrained iPad Supplies, Launch Delay?
Erica Sadun / TUAW: Rumor: Apple iPad to be delayed?
Stephanie Clifford / New York Times:
Condé Nast Is Preparing iPad Versions of Some of Its Top Magazines — Condé Nast's plans for the iPad tablet computer from Apple are getting firmer. — The first magazines for which it will create iPad versions are Wired, GQ, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker and Glamour …
Discussion: eWeek, VentureBeat, PC World, MacNN, 9 to 5 Mac, PaulColligan.com, I4U News, AppleInsider, MacRumors, techblog.dallasnews.com, DailyTech, Gizmodo, Macsimum News, The Toybox, SlashGear, Engadget, Gearlog, Mashable!, Kotaku, VoIP Watch, Memex 1.1, TUAW and iLounge
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Apple iPad Could Be Experiencing Manufacturing Issues, Says Analyst
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Conde Nast announces iPad plans for major magazines
Daniel Ionescu / PC World: Publishers Ready for iPad, Worry about Apple-Adobe Flash Support
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Condé Nast firing up iPad plans
Mark Raby / I4U News: Conde Nast Coming To iPad
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Conde Nast Firming Up Plans for iPad Applications
Andrew D. Smith / techblog.dallasnews.com: Crazy publishers make iPad apps
Shane McGlaun / DailyTech: Condé Nast Readies Wired, GQ Magazines for iPad
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Condé Nast's iPad Magazines Launching This Month …
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Conde Nast plans iPad magazines
Thomas Ricker / Engadget: Conde Nast stakes out ‘leadership position’ on iPad
Jamie Lendino / Gearlog: Conde Nast Prepping iPad New Yorker, Vanity Fair, Others
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Top Condé Nast Magazines are Coming to iPad
Brian Crecente / Kotaku: Wired Getting iPad Version of Magazine
Dave Caolo / TUAW: Condé Nast reveals initial list of iPad magazines
Charles Starrett / iLounge: Condé Nast confirms Wired, GQ, others for iPad
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Condé Nast's iPad Plan Gets Caught in the Apple-Adobe Crossfire
Condé Nast's iPad Plan Gets Caught in the Apple-Adobe Crossfire
Discussion: Electronista, Epicenter, GMSV, TeleRead and CNET News
John C Abell / Epicenter: Condé Nast Adds Four Titles to its iPad Initiative
John Murrell / GMSV: Conde Nast to shoot out iPad magazine apps at a steady clip
Chris Meadows / TeleRead: Condé Nast's e-magazines must deal with Apple/Adobe uncertainty
Peter Kafka / CNET News: Conde Nast's iPad plan in Apple-Adobe crossfire
Apple prepping first Macs with HDMI - sources — Apple plans to introduce HDMI connectivity on some of its personal computers this year, embracing an emerging trend that has seen the high-definition audio/video interface crop up on an increasing number of systems from rival PC manufacturers, AppleInsider has learned.
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, MacRumors, Gizmodo, Engadget, CrunchGear and SlashGear
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: HDMI coming to Mac Minis?
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Apple Preparing to Add HDMI to Macs?
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo: Rumor: Apple Finally Sees the HDMI Light
Donald Melanson / Engadget: Apple rumored to be readying Mac mini with HDMI
Matt Burns / CrunchGear: Apple prepping a Mac mini with HDMI? And Blu-ray?
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Apple Mac mini HDMI prototypes spotted?
Understanding the Participatory News Consumer — Overview — In the digital era, news has become omnipresent. Americans access it in multiple formats on multiple platforms on myriad devices. The days of loyalty to a particular news organization on a particular piece of technology in a particular form are gone.
Discussion: L.A. Times Tech Blog, Mashable!, BBC, CNN, GigaOM, Ars Technica, Download Squad, Silicon Valley Watcher, Screenwerk, CNET News, Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim, GMSV, Podcasting News, Softpedia News, Kindle Review, Agence France Presse, ResourceShelf, PC World, The Equity Kicker, Daily Patricia, Gadgetell, Tech Daily Dose, Tech Eye, Lost Remote, TeleRead and Nieman Journalism Lab
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Social Networks Play a Major Part in How We Get News [STATS]
Doug Gross / CNN: Survey: More Americans getting news via Facebook, e-mail
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: News Has “Become a Social Experience”: Pew
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: Why Pubs Can't Charge for News Online
Dong Ngo / CNET News: Internet changes news consumption landscape
John Murrell / GMSV: Daily news diet: constant snacking from a moveable feast
Sara Jerome / Tech Daily Dose: Survey: Cell Phones A Main Source Of News Access
Steve Safran / Lost Remote: 92% in US use multiple platforms to get news
Chris Meadows / TeleRead: Internet surpasses newspapers in percentage of American readers
Laura McGann / Nieman Journalism Lab: Loving mobile and print: Five key findings from Pew's new news study
Cecilia Kang / Post Tech:
Pew: Internet surpasses newspapers, radio for news
Pew: Internet surpasses newspapers, radio for news
Discussion: Pew Internet, Between the Lines, San Francisco Chronicle, 901am and Hillicon Valley
Benny Evangelista / San Francisco Chronicle: Internet makes news shared experience, Pew says
Microsoft: “No Windows Phone 7 upgrade for Windows Mobile 6.x devices” — Microsoft's tight hardware spec for Windows Phone 7 smartphones means that Windows Mobile 6.x devices - including HTC's just-launched HD2 - can't be upgraded. — Owners of HTC's highly-praised HD2 touchscreen smartphone …
Nick Eaton / The Microsoft Blog: Report: Windows Mobile 6.X devices won't upgrade to Windows Phone 7
Chris Davies / SlashGear: HTC HD2 Windows Phone 7 update axed: buttons to blame?
Brian X. Chen / Gadget Lab: Older Windows Phones Can't Be Upgraded to 7 Series
Jay Yarow / Silicon Alley Insider: Microsoft Just Told The World To Not Buy A New Windows-Based Phone This Year (MSFT)
George Ponder / WMExperts: Windows Phone 7 Series Upgrades: Now not possible?
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: Microsoft: Windows Mobile 6 has no upgrade path to Windows Phone 7
Susana Polo / Geekosystem: No Upgrading to Windows Phone 7 from Windows Mobile 6
Greg Kumparak / MobileCrunch: Microsoft: No, WinMo 6.5 devices will not be upgraded to Windows Phone 7
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Upgrading to Windows Phone 7 May Not Be Possible
Humberto Saabedra / PhoneNews.com: Microsoft Confirms No Windows Phone 7 Series Upgrade for Current …
Jon Stokes / Ars Technica:
The A4 and the A8: secrets of the iPad's brain — Most companies, when they go to the enormous expense of designing a complex chip, tell everyone about it. Even a company like Sun or IBM, whose chips are used only in their own computers, unveil the details of their new processors …
Discussion: AppleInsider, TiPb, Brainstorm Tech, IntoMobile, Engadget, I4U News, TUAW, Gizmodo, SlashGear, Electronista and Daring Fireball
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Regarding Apple A4 Using iPhone 3GS Cortex A8 Processor
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Brainstorm Tech: The empty secret of the iPad's brain
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Apple iPad has a single core ARM Cortex A8 processor [Yet another …
Nilay Patel / Engadget: Apple's A4 chip: less is more?
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Apple iPad A4 Chip believed to be not that Magical
Steven Sande / TUAW: Ars: Apple A4 CPU is a “feature-stripped ARM Cortex A8”
Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo: What's Inside the iPad's A4?
Chris Davies / SlashGear: iPad Apple A4 SoC a single Cortex A8 chip?
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Jon Stokes on the Apple A4
Wall Street Journal:
Google, Microsoft Spar Over Antitrust — Seeking $335,000 in unpaid advertising bills, Google Inc. filed suit against a small Internet site in Ohio in October. The complaint was so routine it was just two sentences long. — Google never expected the response it got.
Discussion: New York Times, Communications …, BoomTown, Googling Google, Post Tech, Silicon Alley Insider and The Register
Eric Pfanner / New York Times: It's Not Just Microsoft Against Google
Christopher Dawson / Googling Google: Is Microsoft starting a “proxy war” with Google?
Cecilia Kang / Post Tech: Gloves off, Microsoft pushes antitrust review of Google
Kelly Fiveash / The Register: Microsoft stokes Google ‘antitrust concerns’ fire
Motoko Rich / New York Times:
Math of Publishing Meets the E-Book — In the emerging world of e-books, many consumers assume it is only logical that publishers are saving vast amounts by not having to print or distribute paper books, leaving room to pass along those savings to their customers.
Discussion: AppleInsider, Gizmodo, Rex Hammock's RexBlog.com and The Awl, Thanks:mrinaldesai
Katie Marsal / AppleInsider: Publishers justify $13-$15 e-book prices for Apple iPad
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo: How Much It Actually Costs to Publish an Ebook vs. a Real Book
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM:
How AT&T Plans to Keep SXSW From Swamping Its Network — Smartphones, including iPhones, were all the rage at SxSW in 2009. — Last year, the hordes of South by Southwest-attending geeks toting iPhones blew out the AT&T network around the convention center in Austin …
Discussion: Austin American-Statesman, Techcraver.com, Daring Fireball and The Loop
Jason Harris / Techcraver.com: Worried About AT&T/iPhone Working At SXSW? Get Boingo!
Jim Dalrymple / The Loop: AT&T says it's ready for SXSW this year
Virginia / Picnik Blog:
Picnik Acquired by Google — When Bitnik, Inc was created, our founders envisioned making great software for real people and giving users the power to edit digital photos in their browser, without having to purchase or download complicated software. While our first office in 2005 only had two desks …
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, TechFlash and The Next Web, Thanks:mrinaldesai
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: Google Acquires Online Photo Editor Picnik
John Cook / TechFlash: Google acquires Picnik
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: Google acquires photo-editing startup Picnik
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0:
Google Chrome only browser to make gains in February — Data collected by web metrics firm Net Applications suggests that over the month of February, Google's Chrome web browser was the only desktop browser to make any gains over the month. — Google Chrome saw a jump in usage share to 5.61%, up 0.39% from 5.22% in January.
Discussion: TechCrunch, The Register, Softpedia News and Mashable!
Kelly Fiveash / The Register: Microsoft spits out ‘browser choice’ update to appease EC antitrust probe
Ian King / Bloomberg:
E-Readers' Price May Fall to $150 This Year With New Chip, Freescale Says — Freescale Semiconductor Inc., whose products power about 90 percent of electronic book readers, said a new chip will help drive down the price of the devices to less than $150 this year.
Discussion: Digital Daily, VentureBeat, GeekTonic, Kindle Review, Gizmodo, Silicon Alley Insider and Technologizer
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: New Freescale Chip Could Herald $150 Kindle
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Freescale's chip could lead to faster and more power efficient …
Brent Evans / GeekTonic: The Killer Kindle Feature - Price
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo: Freescale's i.MX508 Chip Will Make E-Ink Readers Way Cheaper …
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Cheaper E-Readers Ahead?
Leslie Patton / Associated Press:
EU cell phone users to have limited online surfing — BRUSSELS - — Mobile phone operators must now limit how much they charge customers for using the Internet within the European Union, after new rules went into effect Monday. — Customers have until July 1 to set a maximum monthly cost …
Discussion: DSLreports and IntoMobile
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: European Union caps mobile data roaming charges
Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:
Why Google makes it easy to leave Google — We profiled Google's Data Liberation Front when the initiative was first made public last year, but what has Google's in-house data export team been up to since? Designing stickers, for one thing. — “CAGE FREE DATA,” they proclaim …
Erica Naone / Technology Review:
Putting the Web in a Spreadsheet — A new tool can be used to collect, analyze, and visualize large quantities of data. — Vast quantities of data are freely available on the Web, and it can be a potential treasure trove for many businesses—providing they can figure out how to use it effectively.
Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo:
New Wacom Cintiq 21UX Has 2048 Pressure Levels and Back Touchpads — I'm a fan of Wacom's Cintiq display tablets, so I'm excited about their new 21-inch model, the Cintiq 21UX. According to Wacom, it has better pen performance and ergonomics. The two back touch-strips have me intrigued.
Discussion: CNET News, SlashGear, Engadget, Geeky-Gadgets, GottaBeMobile.com and Electronista
Stephen Shankland / CNET News: Wacom revamps 21-inch Cintiq display-tablet
Julian Horsey / Geeky-Gadgets: New Wacom Cintiq 21UX
Jack Purcher / Patently Apple:
Apple Aggressively Pursues ‘Joint Venture’ Trademark — On March 1, 2010, the US Patent & Trademark Office published Apple's latest trademark application for “Joint Venture” under application 77942739. Apple has filed their trademark under International Classes 35 relating to retail services …
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: What is Apple's “Joint Venture”?
Yelp Official Blog:
Additional thoughts on last week's lawsuit, or How a Conspiracy Theory is Born — (The following is a continuation of my blog post from last Friday.) — I have said that false allegations that Yelp manipulates reviews for money ignore empirical evidence to the contrary and instead rely on conspiracy theories.
Discussion: Venture Capital Dispatch and Screenwerk
Gabriel Sherman / New York Magazine:
The Raging Septuagenarian — Taking on the Times, Google, and, in a sense, his own children, Rupert Murdoch is not going gently into the night. — On Saturday, January 9, Rupert Murdoch was on his Boeing 737 returning to New York from a business trip to Los Angeles when he learned …
Discussion: Digital Trends, The Social, John Battelle's Searchblog and TeleRead
Caroline McCarthy / The Social: Rupert Murdoch ready to sue Google?
Chris Meadows / TeleRead: New York Magazine profiles Rupert Murdoch in depth
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
In Wake Of Fabulis Debacle, Citibank Makes Changes To Internet Business Policy — Last week, Citibank found itself in the eye of an Internet storm after it was revealed that the bank had blocked the business account of Web startup fabulis over (non-existing) ‘objectionable content’ on the company's blog.
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Citibank Red-faced After Censoring Fabulis
Jennifer Valentino-DeVries / Digits: Citibank Changes Policy on Internet Businesses
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft:
Microsoft readies new SharePoint-based healthcare software — Microsoft is readying another piece of its healthcare software and service platform. — The latest component is a SharePoint-based offering called HealthVault Community Connect, which Microsoft is introducing on March 1 …
Lance Whitney / CNET News: Microsoft software to let patients see medical records