MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Google Backs Its Boy, HTC, In The Apple Lawsuit Ring — As you've undoubtedly heard by now, Apple has filed a lawsuit against device-maker HTC over 20 patents they control. As you might imagine, Google has something to say about it too. … A little odd that Google would proactively send us …
Dan Nystedt / Computerworld: HTC says it uses own technology, not Apple's
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Google Stands Behind HTC in Patent Dispute With Apple
Eric Zeman / InformationWeek: Apple v. Google: The Battle Is Fully Joined
Greg Sterling / Internet2Go: Apple vs. HTC (Android): It's Not about Money
Bill Ray / The Register: Apple turns the flamethrower on Android
Alberto Vildosola / DroidDog Android Blog: Apple feels Android's heat, goes after HTC
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Google comments on Apple-HTC suit
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Google Comments on Apple vs. HTC Patent Lawsuit
Matt Warman / Telegraph: Google stands by Android despite HTC and Apple lawsuit
Tom Warren / Neowin.net: HTC claims it didn't copy Apple, Google backs HTC
Frank Reed / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: Apple Takes HTC to Court, At Least That's What the Documents Say
Bertrand / Erictric: Google Reacts to Apple Lawsuit Against HTC
Nilay Patel / Engadget: Apple specifically going after Android in HTC lawsuit
Nick Bilton / Bits:
What Apple vs. HTC Could Mean — The lawsuit that Apple filed on Tuesday against HTC, the mobile handset maker, opens up a lot of questions about the future of Android phones like the Nexus One and the cellphone market in general. — But it could also have an effect on consumers …
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Brainstorm Tech: Apple vs. HTC: What the experts say
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: What happens when technology companies win patent disputes?
Arik Hesseldahl / Business Week: Apple's Smartphone Battle Plan
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: The U.S. Patent System vs. Innovation
Abigail Field / DailyFinance: Legal Briefing: Banks Suing Banks Over Credit Default Swaps
Paul McDougall / InformationWeek: Apple Asks Court To Ban Google Phones
Nick Farrell / Tech Eye: Gloves come off in HTC versus Apple spat
Charmian Kok / Dow Jones Newswires: HTC may face more pressure from Apple lawsuit
Brad Stone / New York Times: Apple Sues Nexus One Maker HTC
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Google “stand behind” Android and HTC in Apple lawsui
Joel West / Open IT Strategies: Live by the patent, die by the patent
Harry McCracken / PC World:
Eight Questions About Apple's Suit Against HTC
Eight Questions About Apple's Suit Against HTC
Discussion: New York Times and Engadget
Jonathan Adams / New York Times: Strain on HTC From Apple Suit Is Likely to Be Long-Term
Nilay Patel / Engadget: Apple vs HTC: a patent breakdown
Agence France Presse:
Taiwan's HTC denies infringing iPhone patents
Taiwan's HTC denies infringing iPhone patents
Discussion: BoomTown, DigiTimes, Distorted-Loop.com, Edible Apple, Latest VoIP, Voice 2.0 … and MarketWatch
Kara Swisher / BoomTown: One Obvious Question for HTC CEO Peter Chou at D8: How About Them Apple (Patents)?
Charmian Kok / MarketWatch: HTC: Too early to judge suit impact
LouiV / BlackBerry Leaks:
First Live Images of a BlackBerry Slider; Could This be the Storm3? — Now here is something very interesting! It appears to be the first live images of a BlackBerry Slider! While we cannot confirm the legitimacy of these images just yet, they do seem ever so convincing.
Aaron Baker / PhoneDog.com: Pictures of BlackBerry slider device emerge
Simon Sage / IntoMobile: BlackBerry Slider Spotted in the Wild
Robert Evans / I4U News: BlackBerry Slider Spotted In The Flesh
Kevin Michaluk / CrackBerry.com blogs: First Photos Of BlackBerry Slider Emerge... Earlier Prototype Or Final Hardware?!?
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget: BlackBerry slider photos leak out!
Devin Coldewey / MobileCrunch: Leaked BlackBerry slider photos - man, that's ugly
Duncan Geere / Pocket-lint: BlackBerry Slider spotted in spy shots
Ronen Halevy / BerryReview.com: Pictures Leak of Prototype BlackBerry Slider...?
Benjamin Rubenstein / Neowin.net: First images of BlackBerry slider phone surface
Vladislav Savov / Engadget:
Nokia adds Skype to Ovi Store, foreshadows death of regular phone calls — Skype for Symbian. A freely downloadable application that allows you to converse with your Skype-equipped friends over a WiFi or 3G connection. Seriously, why would you ever make another cellular call again?
Discussion: BetaNews, GigaOM, PC World, Nokia Conversations, Unwired View, Nokia, Softpedia News, Tech Eye, Erictric, jkOnTheRun, SiliconANGLE, VoIP & Gadgets Blog, Dow Jones Newswires, Qik Blog, Skype Blogs, RotorBlog.com, SlashGear, Boy Genius Report, IntoMobile, Tech Readers, Fone Arena, MobileCrunch, 901am, Reuters, Electronista, TechCrunch, Gizmodo and Mashable!
Colin Gibbs / GigaOM: Skype's Nokia Deal Puts the Hurt on International Carriers
Daniel Ionescu / PC World: Skype Lands On Nokia Symbian Phones
Ilinca Nita / Unwired View: Nokia offers Skype for Symbian via Ovi Store
Tony Dennis / Tech Eye: Nokia and Skype push Symbian client
James Kendrick / jkOnTheRun: Skype for Symbian Goes Live
John Furrier / SiliconANGLE: Google Should Buy Skype - Skype Launches App for Nokia Smartphones and Ovi Store
Gustav Sandstrom / Dow Jones Newswires: Nokia launches Skype for Ovi Store, Symbian phones
Peter Parkes / Skype Blogs: Say hello to Skype for Symbian
Arnold Zafra / RotorBlog.com: Skype Gets Nokia's Userbase with Skype for Symbian App
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Skype for Symbian S60 slides into Nokia's Ovi Store
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: Skype hits Nokia's Ovi Store
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: QiK Premium and Skype come to Nokia's Ovi Store, which is getting …
Zaheer Ahmed Khan / Tech Readers: Skype App Launched for Nokia Symbian SmartPhones
Robin Wauters / MobileCrunch: Skype for Symbian lands on Ovi Store = more than 200 million possible users
Arnold Zafra / 901am: Skype Now Available for All Nokia Smartphones
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch: Skype App Hits Ovi Store, And Potentially 200 Million Nokia Handsets Next
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Free Skype App Now Available On Nokia Symbian Phones
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Skype for Symbian Now Live in Nokia's Ovi Store
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 …
Discussion: TechCrunch, DSLreports, Associated Press, GMSV, Switched, Bits, Techdirt, The Equity Kicker, Fast Company and Kotaku
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Hulu, Colbert, And The Recentralization Of Video On The Web
Jake Coyle / Associated Press: Hulu losing ‘Daily Show,’ ‘Colbert Report’
John Murrell / GMSV: Comedy Central decides funnymen need no middlemen
Mike Masnick / Techdirt: Hulu Loses The Daily Show And Colbert
Michael McWhertor / Kotaku: Kotaku Off Topic: Taste The Happy
Andy Forssell / Hulu Blog:
A Fond Farewell
A Fond Farewell
Discussion: PC World, New York Times, Dembot, Digital Trends, Lockergnome Blog Network, DailyFinance, Gadgetell, Mashable! and MediaMemo
Ian Paul / PC World: Comedy Central to Leave Hulu
Brian Stelter / New York Times: Viacom and Hulu Part Ways
Nick Mokey / Digital Trends: Viacom Rips Colbert, Daily Show from Hulu
Jeff Bercovici / DailyFinance: Viacom's ‘Daily Show’ and ‘Colbert Report’ Sign Off From Hulu
Andrew Kameka / Gadgetell: Hulu losing Colbert Report and Daily Show content; could more shows follow?
Samuel Axon / Mashable!: BIG: The Daily Show and Colbert to Be Yanked From Hulu
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft:
Could (and should) Microsoft buy Twitter? — A number of Web pundits have suggested during the past year-plus that Microsoft should buy Twitter. (An equal number have advocated for Google to buy the company and save it from Microsoft's clutches.) — Would a Microsoft buy …
Discussion: Microsoft, AppScout and The Microsoft Blog
Chloe Albanesius / AppScout: Microsoft Will Beat Google ‘Someday,’ Ballmer Says
Joel Spolsky / inc.com:
Let's Take This Offline — A decade ago, I started Joel on Software, a blog that put my company on the map. But as the business matures, I've come to realize that blogging is holding me back. — You've started a business. You've built a great product. Now you're trying to get the word out.
Discussion: /message and Marketing Nirvana
Stowe Boyd / /message: Spotsky Blogicide Note Has Great Advice, And Bad
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: Macworld, TUAW, Macsimum News, AppleInsider, the Econsultancy blog, Mashable!, Tech Eye, SlashGear and Podcasting News
Dan Moren / Macworld: Virgin America ditches Flash on its site
Michael Grothaus / TUAW: Virgin America dumps Flash over lack of iPhone support
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Virgin American airline dumps Flash
Prince McLean / AppleInsider: Virgin America dumps Adobe Flash for iPhone users
Patricio Robles / the Econsultancy blog: Flash versus HTML5: Virgin America breaks up with Flash
Barb Dybwad / Mashable!: Virgin America Ditches Adobe Flash for New Site
Nick Farrell / Tech Eye: Virgin obeys Steve Jobs
Vincent Nguyen / SlashGear: Anti-Flash movement building as sites court mobile users?
James Lewin / Podcasting News: Flash Is Dead At Virgin America
AT&T CEO sees iPad mostly used on Wi-Fi — * Does not see a lot of subscriptions for iPad — AT&T Inc (T.N) expects users of Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) iPad to connect to the Internet mostly using short-range Wi-Fi networks rather than AT&T's cellular network, the chief executive of AT&T said on Tuesday.
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: AT&T CEO doesn't think many people will use the iPad on 3G
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: And Since We Still Don't Allow iPhone Tethering, We Can Guarantee …
Victor Godinez / techblog.dallasnews.com: VoIP could end expensive wireless voice plans, but AT&T still wants …
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless: AT&T chief: Industry moving toward usage-based pricing
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: AT&T: iPad Is a Wi-Fi Driven Product
Charles Starrett / iLounge: AT&T CEO Stephenson talks iPhone, iPad at conference
Vladislav Savov / Engadget: AT&T CEO: iPad will be mostly used on WiFi, won't drive many new 3G subscriptions
Todd Ogasawara / MobileContentToday: Conspiracy Theory: AT&T Forced to Offer Contractless iPad 3G Data …
Amy Schatz / Wall Street Journal: Broadband Plan Calls for More Cash
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Twitter Staffer Stops Blogging After Backlash — Alex Payne, a Twitter engineer, is shutting down his personal blog after a comment he posted on Twitter became the subject of a TechCrunch blog post and caused a minor firestorm among Twitter application developers and others involved with the company.
Tim Difford / The Next Web:
First Google Buzz iPhone App Hits The Store - It's Buzzie! — Buzzie, the first iPhone app aimed squarely at users of Google's new social networking tool Google Buzz is in the iTunes App store. — The app gives non-Buzz users a taste of what the service is all about by letting them tune …
Discussion: App Advice, Silicon Alley Insider, Erictric and Google Product Ideas, Thanks:m4tt
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: Google Buzz Gets Its First Unofficial iPhone App With Buzzie
Nick Saint / Silicon Alley Insider: Unofficial Google Buzz iPhone App Hits Apple's App Store (GOOG, AAPL)
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines:
Smartphones: So advanced yet so hampered by ancient business models — AT&T manages to remove Google's search from an Android device. Verizon Wireless on the Devour drops in its Verizon Navigator to compete with Google's GPS capability. Meanwhile, apps like Bing are being force fed …
Discussion: blogs.ft.com, Gizmodo, IntoMobile and mocoNews
Paul Taylor / blogs.ft.com: Motorola Devour: Full Review
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: AT&T Ditches Google For Yahoo Search on Motorola Backflip
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!:
Twitter Speeding Toward 10 Billion Tweets — About one year ago Twitter reached a huge milestone: one billion tweets. Four months ago, five billion tweets were served. And now, in about one day, Twitter should reach another very important milestone: 10 billion tweets. — Notice the trend?
Discussion: Erictric, Bit Rebels and Twittercism
Diana Adams / Bit Rebels: A Twitter Milestone: The 10,000,000,000 Tweet!
Taylor Buley / Velocity:
Analyst: Microsoft's Planned $1B Mobile Investment Means Palm Acquisition ‘Unlikely’ — With Microsoft mobile market share hovering in the low single digits and Palm's stock doing the same, there's been some speculation that the software giant could acquire the struggling handset manufacturer.
Discussion: Softpedia News, Erictric, WMExperts, The Next Web, MobileTechWorld, Fone Arena and Neowin.net
George Ponder / WMExperts: Developers chime in on Windows Phone 7 Series
Matt Brian / The Next Web: Microsoft Won't Buy RIM, It'll Invest $1 Billion In It's Mobile OS Instead
Varun Krish / Fone Arena: Microsoft plans to invest $1 billion in Mobile Space
Andrew Lyle / Neowin.net: Microsoft set to invest $1 billion in Windows Mobile
Dan Rayburn / Silicon Alley Insider:
Adobe To Release Support For HTTP Flash Streaming Next Month — Back in October, Adobe announced that sometime in 2010 they would provide support for HTTP streaming enabling CDNs to leverage their existing HTTP infrastructure and cache technologies for video delivery.
Jason Hiner / Between the Lines:
Verizon confirms 4G plans: 25-30 markets in 2010, speeds 5x faster than 3G — The LTE trials being run by Verizon Wireless are apparently going pretty well. The company says it is still on schedule to make LTE available to 100 million Americans by the end 2010, and the real-world broadband speeds …
Matt Hamblen / Computerworld: Verizon Wireless confirms data outage
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Socialtext 4.0 Launches With Groups, Better Search, And Activity Stream Filtering — There are a plethora of enterprise friendly collaboration platforms to choose from these days, with Yammer, Salesforce, Jive, Bantam Live, Socialcast, and others all vying for marketshare.
Juan Carlos Perez / PC World: Socialtext Adds Tools to Manage Its Twitter-like Stream
Cade Metz / The Register:
Google ‘personalizes’ one in five searches — Eye on your history, your location, your friends — Google “personalizes” as much as 20 per cent of your web searches, according to Mountain View software engineer Bryan Horling. — Speaking this afternoon at the search-obsessed SMX West conference …
Jennifer Valentino-DeVries / Digits: Google Uses Personal Data to Tailor 20% of Searches
Venture Capital Dispatch:
Google Slowly Moving Away From Its ‘Addiction’ To M&A Earn-Outs — Earn-outs and milestones have become common features of merger and acquisition deals in recent years - but have they outlived their usefulness? — Executives from Google Inc. and Walt Disney Co. discussed earn-outs …
Discussion: americasgc.com, Thanks:atul
Opera: browser downloads tripled since browser ballot — Downloads of Opera's web browser have tripled since the EU implemented the trial version of its Windows browser ballot two days ago, the company's chief strategy officer Rolf Assev said today. The combination of a new beta and a prominent …
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Microsoft's EU Browser Choice Screen Protested by Smaller Browser Vendors
Tarmo Virki / Reuters: Opera says demand up as Microsoft opens EU market
Taiwan-based component makers doubt iPad production delay rumors — In response to reports that initial volumes of Apple's iPad in late March will be lower than originally planned and the launch will be only in the US market because production by Foxconn Electronics has been delayed …
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, MacRumors, SlashGear, TechCrunch, Erictric, Macsimum News, Electricpig.co.uk, Distorted-Loop.com, Insanely Great Mac and Electronista
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Foxconn suppliers say no delays on 700,000 iPads in March, a million in April
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: iPad Suppliers Dispute Claims of Shortages at Launch
Chris Davies / SlashGear: iPad production on track, claim Apple suppliers
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Foxconn: iPads still on track for late March shipment
Mic Wright / Electricpig.co.uk: Apple iPad launching March 26 with special gift for people who camp out?
Jonny / Distorted-Loop.com: iPad Kindle-killer (ships March 26), iBookstore expansion plans, more...
Zee / The Next Web:
All 10.5 Million Wordpress Blogs Have Just Gone Real Time — The real time web is officially upon us. Wordpress.com has just announced that all 10.5 million of its blogs have now gone real time. — Thanks to PubSubHubbub, all posts from any Wordpress.com blog will appear in services like Google Reader …
Discussion: WordPress.com News
Joseph Scott / WordPress.com News: Rub-a-Dub-Dub in the PubSubHubbub
Jose Vilches / TechSpot:
Western Digital enters consumer SSD market — If you needed more proof that solid-state drives are the future of computer storage, today, Western Digital, one of the largest traditional hard disk drives manufacturers has jumped with both feet into the market.
Dave Pell / Velocity:
You Are the Internet's Managing Editor — Years ago during a rare appearance on Showtime at the Apollo, comedian Bobby Slayton joked about a scene in West Side Story when Tony runs through Spanish Harlem yelling, “Maria, Maria, Maria.” — And only one girl comes to the window.
Robin Wauters / MobileCrunch:
Layar back to augmenting your reality on the iPhone after 3-month hiatus — Augmented reality app Layar hit the App Store in October 2009, only to be withdrawn by the eponymous Dutch developer of the program a month later due to repeated crashes reported by users.
Discussion: Augmented Reality Browser, TechCrunch, Mobile Entertainment and www.pocketgamer.biz
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch: Augmented Reality App Layar Returns To The App Store
Stuart Dredge / Mobile Entertainment: Layar augmented reality browser returns to iPhone
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft:
Microsoft: More than 2,000 major Web sites still not fully compatible with IE 8 — The bad news: More than 2,000 highly-trafficked Web sites are still not compatible with Internet Explorer 8 and require IE's Compatibility View support to display properly. The good news: That is down from about 3,100 sites a year ago.
Discussion: IEBlog, Softpedia News, The Register, GeekSmack, eWeek and Webmonkey
Kelly Fiveash / The Register: Internet Explorer 8 still not mingling well with 2,000 highly-visited sites
Eugene Cheung / GeekSmack: Internet Explorer continues to face compatibility issues
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Microsoft Making IE 8 Fully Compatible with More Websites
Scott Gilbertson / Webmonkey: Microsoft to Double Down on HTML5 With Internet Explorer 9
Cody Barbierri / VentureBeat:
Transpond launches do-it-yourself social app development — Creating a social application can be a great way to attract an online audience, but it's often expensive and time consuming, especially for those without the technical expertise. Transpond, a development platform for custom social …
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: NewTeeVee, Scripting News, Macsimum News, TheAppleBlog, Mobile Entertainment, Distorted-Loop.com, The Pondering Primate, The Register, AppleInsider, Mashable!, Electricpig.co.uk, TiPb and Electronista, Thanks:parislemon
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee: Vid-Biz: Apple, TiVo, ITV
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Apple reportedly eyes cloud services with goal of ‘eliminating the hard drive’
Darrell Etherington / TheAppleBlog: Apple's Cloud Storage Plan Extends to Movies, Too
Scott P. Shaffer / The Pondering Primate: Could Apple Trigger The Cloud Computing Boom?
Austin Modine / The Register: Apple schemes mobile movie streams
Barb Dybwad / Mashable!: Apple Wants to Bring Hollywood Into the Cloud, Too
Mic Wright / Electricpig.co.uk: iTunes Replay demoed to studios by Apple