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 …
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee: PS3 Movie Service Hit By Connection Failure
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Sony confirms PlayStation Network problems for older PS 3s …
Jennifer Valentino-DeVries / Digits: Sony's PS3 Suffers Massive Outage
Hiroko Tabuchi / Gadgetwise: ‘Connection Failure’ for PlayStation 3 Users
Chris Kohler / GameLife: 10 Things to Do While Your PlayStation 3 Is Broken
Terrence O'Brien / Switched: Sony to PS3 Owners: Don't Turn on Your Console
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Sony PS3 Bug Identified, still takes 24 hours to fix it
Victor Godinez / techblog.dallasnews.com: Older PlayStation3 consoles crashing; Sony blames bug in internal clock
Christopher MacManus / Sony Insider: Older Sony Playstation 3 Units Encountering Severe Issues
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Sony PS3 blocking PSN access: clock issue to blame?
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
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: Develop, Gadget Lab, Examiner, Network World, PC Magazine, Maximum PC, PlayStation.Blog, Kotaku, Crave, The Toybox, Mashable!, PC World, Ars Technica, Engadget, Erictric, Geekosystem, Geeky-Gadgets, I4U News, DailyTech, Neowin.net, ITworld.com, VG247 and Pocket-lint
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
Mark Hachman / PC Magazine: Glitch Blocks Playstation 3 Network, Netflix Access
Bart Salisbury / Maximum PC: Clock Bug Takes Sony's PlayStation Network Offline, Corrupts Data
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)
Julian Horsey / Geeky-Gadgets: PlayStation Network Problems
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Slim Sony PS3 Consoles not affected by Sony PSN Outage
Jason Mick / DailyTech: Sony Warns Not to Turn on “Fat” PS3s Due to Clock Bug, Slim Models Unaffected
Matthew Hopson / Neowin.net: Updated: PlayStation bug cripples “fat” PS3 models worldwide
Johnny Cullen / VG247: The APOCALYPS3 - everything so far
Duncan Geere / Pocket-lint: PlayStation 3 network takes consoles out of action
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 …
Brian Axe / Google Photos Blog: Google welcomes Picnik
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: Google Acquires Online Photo Editor Picnik
Rafe Needleman / CNET News: Google acquires Web-based photo editor Picnik
Leena Rao / TechCrunch: Google Buys Flickr Photo Editor
Philipp Lenssen / Google Blogoscoped: Google Acquires Photo Editor Picnik
John Cook / TechFlash: Google acquires Picnik
Jay Yarow / Silicon Alley Insider: Google's Shopping Spree Continues, Acquires Photo Editing Site Picnik (GOOG)
Arnold Zafra / Search Engine Journal: Google Buys Online Image Editor Picnik
Dan Morrill / CloudAve: Picnik gets acquired by Google
Andy Beal / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: Life's No Picnik for Yahoo as Google Acquires Flickr Partner
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, Maximum PC, INHABITAT, PaulColligan.com, 9 to 5 Mac, I4U News, techblog.dallasnews.com, DailyTech, Gizmodo, Macsimum News, The Toybox, SlashGear, AppleInsider, Gearlog, Kotaku, Engadget, Mashable!, MacRumors, Memex 1.1 and VoIP Watch
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
Bart Salisbury / Maximum PC: Condé Nast Prepping iPad Versions of Top-Tier Magazines
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Condé Nast firing up iPad plans
Mark Raby / I4U News: Conde Nast Coming To iPad
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
Jamie Lendino / Gearlog: Conde Nast Prepping iPad New Yorker, Vanity Fair, Others
Brian Crecente / Kotaku: Wired Getting iPad Version of Magazine
Thomas Ricker / Engadget: Conde Nast stakes out ‘leadership position’ on iPad
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Top Condé Nast Magazines are Coming to iPad
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Conde Nast Firming Up Plans for iPad Applications
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, GMSV, TeleRead and Epicenter
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
John C Abell / Epicenter: Condé Nast Adds Four Titles to its iPad Initiative
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
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: iPad delays coming? (Updated by Apple spokeswoman)
Tamlin Magee / Tech Eye: Not enough iPads to go around, says man
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: Analyst: Production Issues Could Delay The iPad Launch
Jason D. O'Grady / The Apple Core: iPad may launch only in U.S.
Paul Boutin / VentureBeat: iPad production problems may delay launch
John Biggs / CrunchGear: Analyst: iPad could be delayed until April
Susana Polo / Geekosystem: Rumor: Manufacturing Bottleneck May Cause iPad Delays
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?
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: MacRumors, 9 to 5 Mac, TUAW, Gizmodo, Engadget, CrunchGear and SlashGear
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Apple Preparing to Add HDMI to Macs?
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: HDMI coming to Mac Minis?
Mike Schramm / TUAW: Rumor: Apple prepping HDMI 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?
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 …
Chris Davies / SlashGear: HTC HD2 Windows Phone 7 update axed: buttons to blame?
Nick Eaton / The Microsoft Blog: Report: Windows Mobile 6.X devices won't upgrade to Windows Phone 7
Nancy Gohring / ITworld.com: Microsoft still not commenting on Windows Mobile 7 upgrades
Bart Salisbury / Maximum PC: Microsoft: No Upgrading to Windows Phone 7
Brian X. Chen / Gadget Lab: Older Windows Phones Can't Be Upgraded to 7 Series
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
Jay Yarow / Silicon Alley Insider: Microsoft Just Told The World To Not Buy A New Windows-Based Phone This Year (MSFT)
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Upgrading to Windows Phone 7 May Not Be Possible
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: eWeek, Mashable!, L.A. Times Tech Blog, BBC, Ars Technica, GigaOM, CNN, Internet Evolution, Download Squad, CNET News, Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim, Post Tech, GMSV, Podcasting News, Screenwerk, Kindle Review, ResourceShelf, PC World, The Equity Kicker, Softpedia News, Daily Patricia, Silicon Valley Watcher, Agence France Presse, Gadgetell, 901am and Tech Eye
Nathan Eddy / eWeek: Americans Prefer Accessing News Online, Study Finds
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Social Networks Play a Major Part in How We Get News [STATS]
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: News Has “Become a Social Experience”: Pew
Doug Gross / CNN: Survey: More Americans getting news via Facebook, e-mail
Nicole Ferraro / Internet Evolution: Internet Takes the Lead With News Consumers
Dong Ngo / CNET News: Internet changes news consumption landscape
Cecilia Kang / Post Tech: Pew: Internet surpasses newspapers, radio for news
John Murrell / GMSV: Daily news diet: constant snacking from a moveable feast
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: Why Pubs Can't Charge for News Online
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 and Gizmodo
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?
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 and TheStreet.com
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
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 and Gizmodo, 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
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 …
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, Electronista, Techcraver.com 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
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Facebook Details How It Tests Code, But Won't Say How It Misdelivered Private Messages — Last week, Facebook was affected by a glitch that sent what appear to be thousands of private messages to the wrong people — a very alarming security breach given the amount of data 400 million users have entrusted to the service.
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, Computerworld, Softpedia News and Mashable!
Kelly Fiveash / The Register: Microsoft spits out ‘browser choice’ update to appease EC antitrust probe
Gregg Keizer / Computerworld: Firefox loses browser share third month running
Peter Corbett / iStrategyLabs:
Apps for the Army - a first of its kind app dev contest for .mil — Disclaimer: iStrategyLabs does not represent the views and options of the US Army. The views and options contained in this post are to be taken solely as those of Peter Corbett, CEO, iStrategyLabs.
J. Nicholas Hoover / InformationWeek: Army Launches App Development Contest
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, Kindle Review, Gizmodo and GeekTonic
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 e-book readers
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo: Freescale's i.MX508 Chip Will Make E-Ink Readers Way Cheaper …
Brent Evans / GeekTonic: The Killer Kindle Feature - Price
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 and Pulse2
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: What is Apple's “Joint Venture”?
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Apple Files Trademark Application For Term “Joint Venture”
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
Ben Parr / Mashable!:
Twitter Opens Up the Firehose to Startups — , Microsoft, and Yahoo. It's beleived that these deals have already made Twitter profitable. — But now Twitter is looking to foster innovation from some of its third party developers, starting with several real-time search and discovery startups.
Discussion: Twitter Blog
Rsarver / Twitter Blog: Enabling A Rush of Innovation
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, Engadget, Geeky-Gadgets, GottaBeMobile.com, SlashGear and Electronista
Stephen Shankland / CNET News: Wacom revamps 21-inch Cintiq display-tablet
Julian Horsey / Geeky-Gadgets: New Wacom Cintiq 21UX
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.
Jeremy Stoppelman / 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
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Series Seed Documents-With an Assist From Andreessen Horowitz-To Help Entrepreneurs With Legal Hairballs — Series Seed Documents, templated term sheets for entrepreneurs to use for seed-stage deals, will be launched today, part of an effort by Silicon Valley lawyer Ted Wang and pushed by venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz.
Olga Kharif / Tech Beat: Andreessen Horowitz, Ted Wang Launch Series Seed
Pui-Wing Tam / Digits: Making Seed-Stage Investing Easier
Andrew Orlowski / The Register:
Opera's Jon Von Tetzchner on browser choice, the iphone and Google — The highlights — Interview In a wide-ranging interview today Opera chairman Jon von Tetzchner talked about the Browser Choice ruling, Opera's iPhone app, Google as a competitor, and how P2P will be the next generation of the web.
Charles Arthur / Guardian: Microsoft's browser choice - which one is best?
Jack Schofield / Guardian: Microsoft rolls out its browser ballot
Todd Bishop / TechFlash: Choose any browser ... except IE6