Steve Dowling / Apple:
Apple Sues HTC for Patent Infringement — Apple® today filed a lawsuit against HTC for infringing on 20 Apple patents related to the iPhone's user interface, underlying architecture and hardware. The lawsuit was filed concurrently with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) and in U.S. District Court in Delaware.
Discussion: TechCrunch, New York Times, Reuters, Engadget, Digits, PC World, NEWSFACTOR, Ars Technica, Silicon Alley Insider, Associated Press, Android Phone Fans, eWeek, CNET News, Android Central, L.A. Times Tech Blog, Electronista, AppleInsider, Digital Daily, jkOnTheRun, Macworld, internetnews.com, Bits, Nelson's Weblog, louisgray.com, Phone Arena, Boing Boing, iPhone Buzz, Fone Arena, Brainstorm Tech, DailyTech, Erictric, Softpedia News, ZDNET.com.au, Maximum PC, SlashGear, VentureBeat, Google Watch, Google Android Blog, App Advice, Datamation, Guardian, mocoNews, The Apple Core, Digital Trends, Epeus' epigone, DailyFinance, www.pocketgamer.biz, Neowin.net, The Register, Techland, MacDailyNews, Pulse2, Hardware 2.0, GottaBeMobile.com, Geeky-Gadgets and MobileTechWorld
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Apple Goes After HTC In Lawsuit Over 20 iPhone Patents
Brad Stone / New York Times: Apple Sues Nexus One Maker HTC
Nilay Patel / Engadget: Apple specifically going after Android in HTC lawsuit
Jennifer Valentino-DeVries / Digits: Apple's Many Legal Actions
Barry Levine / NEWSFACTOR: Apple Slaps Lawsuit on HTC and Nexus One
Chris Foresman / Ars Technica: Apple's ITC complaint names HTC phones, 10 other patents
Jay Yarow / Silicon Alley Insider: IT BEGINS: Apple Sues Google-Phone Maker HTC For Stealing iPhone Technology (AAPL)
Rob Jackson / Android Phone Fans: Apple Sues HTC For Patent Infringement
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Apple Sues HTC Over iPhone Interface, Hardware
Jonathan Skillings / CNET News: Apple sues HTC over iPhone patents
Phil Nickinson / Android Central: Apple files suit against HTC, alleging patent infringement [updated]
Tiffany Hsu / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Apple sues HTC, maker of Google's Nexus One phone, charging patent infringement
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Apple Sues Nexus One Maker HTC Over iPhone Patents
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: UPDATED: Apple Sues HTC for 20 iPhone Patent Infringements
Serenity Caldwell / Macworld: Apple sues HTC for patent infringement
Nick Bilton / Bits: Apple Sues Phone Maker HTC Over Patents
Nelson Minar / Nelson's Weblog: Apple, the patent bully
Xeni Jardin / Boing Boing: Apple sues HTC over iPhone patents
Shane McGlaun / iPhone Buzz: Apple sues HTC, Pioneer AV receiver works with iPhone, Netflix looking …
Varun Krish / Fone Arena: Why is Apple Suing HTC and not Google ?
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Brainstorm Tech: Apple strikes back, sues HTC
Marguerite Reardon / ZDNET.com.au: HTC sued over Apple iPhone patents
Bart Salisbury / Maximum PC: Apple Fires Opening Shots in Smartphone Patent War
Chris Davies / SlashGear: HTC respond on Apple patent suit: are “committed to defending” their own innovations
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Apple sues HTC for iPhone patent infringement
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: After Nokia, Apple Sues HTC
Charles Arthur / Guardian: Apple sues HTC over iPhone patents
David Kaplan / mocoNews: Apple Slaps Android-Maker HTC With Patent Infringement Suit
Jason D. O'Grady / The Apple Core: Apple sues HTC for patent infringement (updated)
Geoff Duncan / Digital Trends: Apple Sues HTC Over iPhone Patents
Kevin Marks / Epeus' epigone: Steve Jobs calls HTC Great Artists?
Sam Gustin / DailyFinance: Apple Declares War on Google Phone-Maker HTC
Keith Andrew / www.pocketgamer.biz: Apple sues HTC over 20 patent infringements
Tom Warren / Neowin.net: Apple sues HTC for iPhone patent infringements
Bill Ray / The Register: Apple is suing HTC
Peter Ha / Techland: Did HTC Infringe On 20 Apple Patents?
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Apple Suing HTC Over Patent Infringement
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0: Apple sues HTC over patent infringements
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile.com: Apple Files Patent Suit Against HTC
Roland Hutchinson / Geeky-Gadgets: Apple Suing HTC Over iPhone Patents
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
The Complaint: Apple's Patent Lawsuit Against HTC Is All About Android — Earlier today, Apple issued a press release stating that it has filed suit against cell phone manufacturer HTC for patent infringement. No mention of Android or Google was in the press release.
Discussion: The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs
Nilay Patel / Engadget:
Apple sues HTC for infringing 20 iPhone patents — Looks like Apple's going on the warpath, kids. Just a few months after Cupertino got into it with Nokia over phone patents, Apple's filed suit against HTC, alleging that the company is infringing 20 patents “related to the iPhone's user interface …
John Murrell / GMSV: Apple grapples with Android stalwart HTC over iPhone patents (7)
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Apple Sues HTC [Complete Court Filings]
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: UPDATED: Apple Sues HTC for Patent Infringement
Colin Gibbs / GigaOM: Apple Taps ITC to Kneecap Google
Jason Cipriani / BerryScoop: Apple Goes After HTC and Android In Patent Infringement Lawsuit
Tim Barribeau / EverythingiCafe: Apple HTC Patent Fights Come To Light
Taylor Wimberly / Android and Me: Rotten Apple: HTC sued over 20 patents
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Apple's target really Google in HTC patent punch-up?
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: CNET News Daily Podcast: Apple sues HTC over iPhone patents
Jin / displayblog: Apple Sues HTC
Varun Krish / Fone Arena: Apple Sues HTC over infringment of 20 patents
Christina Warren / Mashable!: Apple Eyes HTC in Latest Patent Lawsuit
Nilay Patel / Engadget:
Apple vs HTC: a patent breakdown — Apple suing HTC over 20-odd patents before both the US District Court and the International Trade Commission has certainly caused some chaos this morning, but we thought we'd take a quick breath now that we have the complaints and tease out exactly what patents are at stake here.
Discussion: PreCentral.net, 9 to 5 Mac, Digital Daily, Gizmodo, PhoneDog.com, IntoMobile and TUAW
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Some observations about this Apple-HTC patent lawsuit
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Apple vs. Google: Game On
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: Steve Jobs, 1996: “Good Artists Copy, Great Artists Steal”
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Apple sues HTC for violating 20 patents relating to UI, architecture and hardware
Mel Martin / TUAW: Apple sues HTC for patent violations
Nick Bilton / Bits:
What Apple vs. HTC Could Mean
What Apple vs. HTC Could Mean
Andy Forssell / Hulu Blog:
A Fond Farewell — Many of you know that TV shows and movies regularly cycle in and out of the Hulu service. When a show is about to cycle out, we try our hardest to ensure that users who have subscribed to the show or have episodes of the show in their queue are notified in plenty …
Discussion: Download Squad, paidContent and Mashable!
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: Viacom Taking Its Laughs Off Hulu; March 9 Last Day For Stewart, Colbert
Samuel Axon / Mashable!: BIG: The Daily Show and Colbert to Be Yanked From Hulu
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Viacom Will Take ‘Daily Show,’ ‘Colbert’ Off Hulu — Unable to make the digital media dollars add up to their liking, Viacom will remove “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” and other Comedy Central television shows from Hulu next week. — Although the companies said Tuesday evening …
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac:
Apple Stores will get iPads on March 10th, customers on the 26th? — The Examiner has a pretty interesting iPad story for us today. According to their sources, the iPad will reach Apple Stores for employee training on March 10th. On March 15th, the television commercials (remember the one filmed in a diner in California?) will air.
Discussion: Examiner, MacRumors, App Advice, Silicon Alley Insider, Erictric, TheAppleBlog, Electronista, The Next Web and EverythingiCafe
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: Rumor: The iPad To Hit Apple Stores Next Week & The Rest Of Us On The 26th
Chris Brandrick / TheAppleBlog: iPad to Hit Stores On March 10, But Only for Employees?
Christopher Meinck / EverythingiCafe: Apple Stores To Receive iPads on March 10th, WiFi Only iPad Sales …
Nick Eaton / The Microsoft Blog:
Ballmer: Google leads because ‘they did it right first’ — Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer didn't really know how to answer. Can Bing be No. 1 in the U.S. search market? — “There's no good answer to this question,” Ballmer said Tuesday at the Search Marketing Expo in Santa Clara, Calif. “If you say yes, you sound arrogant.
Discussion: Search Engine Land, Tech Check with Jim Goldman, Between the Lines, The Register and internetnews.com
Jim Goldman / Tech Check with Jim Goldman: Microsoft's Ballmer Ready to Tweet?
John P. Falcone / Crave: The gadget blog:
TiVo unveils Series4 ‘Premiere’ DVRs with enhanced online integration — NEW YORK—TiVo on Tuesday officially announced two new DVRs that offer an updated user interface and enhanced integration and search capabilities for online video. The TiVo Premiere and TiVo Premiere XL models will cost $300 and $500 …
Alex Pham / L.A. Times Tech Blog: TiVo unveils next-generation box, promises to reinvent television watching (again)
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: TiVo revamps its UI with new Premiere DVRs, fuses Web, music, movies, and TV
Deborah Yao / Associated Press: TiVo hopes for a lift from DVR blending 'Net, TV
Nilay Patel / Engadget: TiVo Premiere and Premiere XL usher in a brand new interface, optional QWERTY remote
Dave Zatz / Zatz Not Funny!: The TiVo Premiere is here! (That's it?)
Mark Wilson / Gizmodo: TiVo Premiere (Series 4) Impressions: Like IMDB On TV
Greg Sandoval / Media Maverick:
Apple trying to store your video in the cloud — Apple's plans for cloud computing go beyond music. — The company's representatives have recently spoken with some of the major film studios about enabling iTunes users to store their content on the company's servers, two people familiar with the discussions told CNET.
Discussion: AppleInsider, MacRumors, Electronista and ParisLemon, Thanks:parislemon
Jay Yarow / Silicon Alley Insider:
Carol Bartz Shoots A Subtle Dig At Facebook On CNBC, Asks “What's Their Revenue?” (YHOO) — Carol Bartz appeared on CNBC to talk Yahoo since today is the company's 15 year anniversary. In the course of the interview she heard the usual questions: — Would she have sold to Microsoft for $36?
Discussion: Search Engine Land, L.A. Times Tech Blog, The Microsoft Blog, GigaOM and CoolTechZone.com
Matt McGee / Search Engine Land: Bartz Says Yahoo Would Consider Buyout
Jessica Guynn / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Facebook on track to make real money
Nick Eaton / The Microsoft Blog: If Bartz were Yahoo CEO then, would she have accepted Microsoft buyout?
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM: Yahoo's Carol Bartz Hates Net Neutrality? Nope.
Gundeep Hora / CoolTechZone.com: Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz Trashes Facebook
Greg Kumparak / MobileCrunch:
Virgin Mobile USA To Kill Their Postpaid Service (Helio) On May 25th — Update: This is now confirmed. See Virgin Mobile's statement below. — According to a series of tips I've just received from multiple trusted sources, Virgin Mobile USA is planning to shut down the post-paid chunk of their wireless services on May 25th, 2010.
Discussion: DSLreports, Phone Scoop, Crave, Techland, IntoMobile, FierceWireless, Phone Arena, Gearlog, PhoneDog.com and Engadget Mobile
Eric M. Zeman / Phone Scoop: Virgin Mobile USA Confirms May 25 Cut-Off
Allie Townsend / Techland: The Daily Dose … SIKE! Ghostbusters 3? Maybe not.
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: Virgin Mobile finally killing Helio service
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless: Virgin Mobile shutting down postpaid service in May
Sascha Segan / Gearlog: Virgin Mobile Cutting Off Old Helio Subscribers
Aaron Baker / PhoneDog.com: Virgin Mobile USA to end Helio brand
Gavin Clarke / The Register:
iPhone ego clash costs Flash at Virgin America — As Silicon Valley titans Apple and Adobe System deck it out over the weakness of Flash, one Valley-based outfit has put Adobe's Flash in its place - and that place isn't online — Start-up airline Virgin America has decided HTML is …
Discussion: AppleInsider, Daring Fireball, MacDailyNews and The Loop
Prince McLean / AppleInsider: Virgin America dumps Adobe Flash for iPhone users
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Virgin America Drops Flash From Web Site
Jim Dalrymple / The Loop: Virgin America dumps Flash in favor of iPhone
Eric Eldon / Inside Facebook:
Facebook Revenues Up to $700 Million in 2009, On Track Towards $1.1 Billion in 2010 — Facebook is tight-lipped about its revenue numbers, which is typical of private companies. The most it has said publicly is that it became “free cash-flow positive” as of last September.
Discussion: All Facebook and ReadWriteWeb, Thanks:atul
Nick O'Neill / All Facebook: Facebook Developers See Dramatic Drop In Traffic Following Removal Of Notifications
Jolie O'Dell / ReadWriteWeb: Facebook on Track for $1 Billion Revenue This Year
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Bogus Copyright Claim Silences Yet Another Larry Lessig YouTube Presentation — Nearly a year ago, we wrote about how a YouTube presentation done by well known law professor (and strong believer in fair use and fixing copyright law), Larry Lessig, had been taken down, because his video …
Janko Roettgers / NewTeeVee: YouTube Silences, Then Restores Lessig Presentation
Durbin to Introduce Internet Freedom Bill — Senate leader blasts tech industry for bowing to pressure from foreign governments to censor Internet content, pledges to introduce legislation to impose civil or criminal penalties on complicit tech companies. — By Kenneth Corbin: More stories by this author:
Discussion: PC World, L.A. Times Tech Blog, Datamation and Ars Technica
Grant Gross / PC World: Senator to Introduce Internet Human Rights Bill
Jessica Guynn / L.A. Times Tech Blog: U.S. high-tech companies under fire on Capitol Hill for Internet censorship
Cecilia Kang / Post Tech:
Google says no timetable to leave China; lawmakers tell firms to stand up to censors
Google says no timetable to leave China; lawmakers tell firms to stand up to censors
Discussion: Bits, Tom Foremski: IMHO, Associated Press and Silicon Valley Watcher
Miguel Helft / Bits: A Yahoo Birthday Party With Carol Bartz
Joelle Tessler / Associated Press: Google still considering how to proceed in China
Ben Parr / Mashable!:
Adobe Opens Up About Apple, HTML5 and Flash [VIDEO] — Adobe Flash has been in the spotlight recently, and not for the right reasons. Now the company has opened up on the iPad, iPhone and HTML5 debate in an exclusive interview with Mashable. — Fewer than two months ago, Apple revealed the iPad to the world.
Vladislav Savov / Engadget:
ASUS makes DR-900 e-reader official — We've spent all our time hearing about a DR-950, but today at CeBIT ASUS has trotted out a DR-900 as its first 9-inch ebook reader. It doesn't appear manifestly different from what we've heard and seen already, with WiFi connectivity augmented with a 3G option …
Discussion: Gadgetell, Liliputing, Obsessable, TechSpot, Geeky-Gadgets, Softpedia News and E-Reader-Info
Robert Nelson / Gadgetell: ASUS officially unveils the DR-900 e-reader
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: ASUS shows off 9-inch DR-900 e-book reader with 10,000 page turns per charge
Jose Vilches / TechSpot: Asus officially unveils 9-inch e-reader, the DR-900
Roland Hutchinson / Geeky-Gadgets: Asus DR-900 e-Reader Gets Official
IBM Fires More Than 1,700 Employees, Mostly in the U.S., Labor Group Says — International Business Machines Corp., the world's largest computer-services provider, fired more than 1,700 workers, mostly in the U.S., and that number may rise, according to an employee advocacy group.
Discussion: Between the Lines, Tech Trader Daily and The Register
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines: IBM layoffs underway, union says
Timothy Prickett Morgan / The Register: IBM cuts more than 1,600 US jobs
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Brainstorm Tech:
iPhone gross profit margin nears 60% — An analyst takes a close look at Apple's margins and finds the Street's consensus lacking — Bernstein Research's Toni Sacconaghi gets a lot of attention from critics when he shortchanges Apple (AAPL). (See, for example, The case of the missing iPhones.)
Discussion: MacNN, Macsimum News and broadstuff
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: iPhone gross profit margin approaches 60%
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: One Mobile App success does not a summer make
Matt McGee / Search Engine Land:
Yahoo TimeSense: New Trends Tool Previewed At SMX West — Today's “Real Time Search & The Major Search Engines” session at SMX West took an interesting twist when Yahoo's Ivan Davtchev took the stage to discuss his company's efforts in the real-time search space.
Nathaniel Roman / Facebook Blog:
Bigger Photos for Better Viewing — When it comes to viewing photos, we think bigger is better. We've begun increasing the maximum size for photos on Facebook by almost 20 percent to 720 pixels to give you higher quality photos and make viewing them more enjoyable.
Declan McCullagh / CNET News:
White House outlines secret cybersecurity plan — Howard Schmidt, Obama's cybersecurity coordinator, speaks Tuesday at the RSA Conference in San Francisco. — SAN FRANCISCO—Ever since President Bush signed a secret cybersecurity directive two years ago, executive branch officials …
Discussion: eWeek, Computerworld, VentureBeat, White House.gov Blog Feed and Between the Lines
Brian Prince / eWeek: White House Cyber Security Plans Declassified
Jaikumar Vijayan / Computerworld: Obama administration partially lifts secrecy on classified cybersecurity project
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: White House cyber security chief says cyber threat is biggest economic risk
Howard A. Schmidt / White House.gov Blog Feed: Transparent Cybersecurity — Ed. Note: Learn more about the …
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines: White House reveals latest cybersecurity plans
Donald Melanson / Engadget:
Sony now accepting Dash pre-orders, shipping April 15th — Sony's Dash “personal internet viewer” may have prompted some slight confusion and eventual disappointment when it was introduced among all the tablet madness at CES, but it's since turned into a decidedly more interesting …
Discussion: Gadgetell and CrunchGear
Andrew Kameka / Gadgetell: Sony Dash pre-orders being taken, expected to ship next April
Ed Christman / Billboard.Biz:
APPLE AGONISTES — iTunes Tries To Steer Labels Away From Amazon's Daily Deal — Apple's iTunes store has always dictated the terms of its dealings with record labels. As such, the largest U.S. music retailer has never censured the labels over marketing or promotion strategies.
Eric Engleman / TechFlash: Apple pushes back against Amazon's MP3 ‘Daily Deal’
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Is Apple Finally Worried About Amazon's Music Store?
Google Chrome Blog:
A polyglot Google Chrome beta, with new privacy features — Whether you're catching up on your favorite Arabic gameshow, getting up to speed on the latest Korean mobile gadgetry, or researching the local perspective for a dream trip to Machu Picchu, we're all constantly reminded that the internet is an amazingly multilingual place.
Jeff Bertolucci / PC World: Google Chrome Translator vs. Microsoft Bing and Yahoo Babel Fish
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Google adds auto-translation and new privacy features to Chrome beta
Jack Schofield / Guardian: Google unleashes new Chrome beta
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: New Chrome Beta Offers Automatic Webpage Translation
Scott Gilbertson / Webmonkey: Google Chrome Beta Adds Privacy and Content Controls
Bart Salisbury / Maximum PC: New Chrome Beta Launches with Built-In Translation
Christopher Dawson / Googling Google: Google Chrome: instant web translation flattens earth even more
Arnold Zafra / 901am: Google Chrome Beta with Translate and New Privacy Option
Jordan McCollum / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: Parlez-vous Chrome? Sí, sí, ¿cómo no?
Clint Boulton / eWeek: Google Chrome Gets Machine Translation, New Privacy Features
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb: Chrome Beta Auto-Translates, Offers Privacy Settings
Gregg Keizer / Computerworld:
Microsoft: Don't press F1 key in Windows XP — Ignore sites that nag to press the Help key, says zero-day bug advisory — Computerworld - Microsoft told Windows XP users today not to press the F1 key when prompted by a Web site, as part of its reaction to an unpatched vulnerability …
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Help! — It's a PC convention that dates to the 1980s …
Elinor Mills / ZDNET.com.au: Microsoft warns of Win XP security hole
Elinor Mills / CNET News: Microsoft warns of zero-day hole for older Windows
Jonathan Leopando / TrendLabs: Calling Windows for Help May Lead to Vulnerability
John Cook / TechFlash:
Founder's Co-op leads $250K investment in Untitled Startup — Founder's Co-op didn't have to look too far for its latest deal. The Seattle investment group is pumping $250,000 into Untitled Startup, the early-stage social media tools company which for the past several weeks has been sharing office space with the Founder's Co-op.
Discussion: The Next Web
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Books Now Outnumber Games on the iPhone — People love their iPhone apps — after all, Apple has sold over a billion of them since it launched the phone. And a big proportion of those apps are games. But you know what else a growing number of people love to have on their iPhone? Books.
Discussion: App Advice
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: Books Overtake Games As The App Store's #1 Category