Gabe Rivera / Techmeme News:
Mediagazer is to Media as Techmeme is to Tech — Today we're launching our first new news vertical in almost four years: Mediagazer, which will focus on the content production and distribution business, organizing topics as wide as journalism, blogging, video production, e-books, and digital distribution technologies.
Discussion: SEO and Tech Daily, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, Search Engine Land, ReadWriteWeb, Terry Heaton's PoMo Blog, The Next Web, Matt Singley, Silicon Alley Insider, MediaMemo, Mediagazer News, Silicon Valley Watcher, 901am, The Bivings Report, paidContent, Agence France Presse, broadstuff, Pulse2 and Rex Hammock's RexBlog.com
Charlie Anzman / SEO and Tech Daily: Techmeme adds Mediagazer
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Mediagazer launches as the Techmeme of media
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land: Media News Junkies Meet Mediagazer
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: Mediagazer: Techmeme Launches Memetracker for Media News
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: In Media? You have a new home. Techmeme launches a new aggregator, Mediagazer.
Gillian Reagan / Silicon Alley Insider: Techmeme Team Launches New Aggregator: Mediagazer
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Yet Another Media Aggregation Site? Yup. …
Megan McCarthy / Mediagazer News: Introducing Mediagazer — Mediagazer presents the day's must …
Foremski / Silicon Valley Watcher: Mediagazer - Recognizing The Intersection Of Technology And Media
Arnold Zafra / 901am: Techmeme Intros Medigazer, Media News Aggregator
Todd Zeigler / The Bivings Report: Techmeme Launches Mediagazer
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: New Vertical Coming From News Aggregator Techmeme: Mediagazer
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: Media Memes - Navel Gazing Manouevres
Maya Baratz / All Shook Down:
From Media Writer to Mediagazer: S.F.'s Megan McCarthy Launches Meta Aggregator — As technology - and the Internet in particular - has morphed into a horizontal vs. vertical industry, it's seeped its way into much of what we do. The way we consume media is no exception …
Nilay Patel / Engadget:
HP Slate makes an appearance to show off Flash, stays for a rock concert — It shouldn't be any surprise that the HP Slate supports Flash, since it runs Windows 7, but we've seen so little of the device since Steve Ballmer first waved it around at CES that we're still totally intrigued by this video from Adobe showing it in action.
Discussion: HP Voodoo Blog, Gadget Lab, TechCrunch, Daring Fireball, Electronista, jkOnTheRun, Mashable!, SlashGear, Maximum PC, Liliputing, The Next Web, GottaBeMobile.com, Ryan Stewart, Gizmodo and 9 to 5 Mac
Priya Ganapati / Gadget Lab: HP's Windows 7 Slate Strikes at the iPad
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: More HP Slate Videos — Is Adobe's Flash the Killer App?
Barb Dybwad / Mashable!: HP Slate Demo Shows Off Flash Support [VIDEO]
Evan Selleck / SlashGear: Adobe And HP Show Off Slate, Flash and AIR Take Limelight
Bart Salisbury / Maximum PC: HP Slate Appears Briefly in New Video, Boasting Windows 7 and Adobe Flash
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: The HP Slate Runs Flash - Seen Sneering At iPad
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: See HP Slate. See HP Slate Run Flash.
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: HP and Adobe showcase Flash on the Slate device
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
iPhone Apps on the iPad — Brian X. Chen at Wired, on the default iPhone apps that aren't present on the iPad: … Actually, it's sort of the opposite problem. It's not that Apple couldn't just create bigger versions of these apps and have them run on the iPad. It wasn't a technical problem, it was a design problem.
Discussion: The Loop, 9 to 5 Mac, Technologizer, Gadget Lab, fox @ fury, TUAW and Gizmodo
Jim Dalrymple / The Loop: iPhone, iPad operating systems to unify with OS 4.1
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: John Gruber: No secret widget mode, Jobs scrapped default apps
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Little Apps, Big iPad
Brian X. Chen / Gadget Lab: Rumor: Some iPhone Apps Scrapped From iPad by Steve Jobs
Megan Lavey / TUAW: Will iPad be missing some iPhone apps?
Rosa Golijan / Gizmodo: Why Isn't the iPad Getting Some of the iPhone's Default Apps?
The Official Google Blog:
Statistics for a changing world: Google Public Data Explorer in Labs — Last year, we released a public data search feature that enables people to quickly find useful statistics in search. More recently, we expanded this service to include information from the World Bank, such as population data for every region in the world.
Thomas Claburn / InformationWeek: Google Debuts Public Data Explorer
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Google Public Data Explorer Visualizes Statistics
Jennifer Van Grove / Mashable!: New Google Tool Visualizes Public Data in Animated Charts
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb: Google Opens Public Data Explorer Lab
Fred von Lohmann / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
All Your Apps Are Belong to Apple: The iPhone Developer Program License Agreement — The entire family of devices built on the iPhone OS (iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad) have been designed to run only software that is approved by Apple—a major shift from the norms of the personal computer market.
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Facebook Looks To Be Partnering With Eventbrite To Monetize Events — Here's a fascinating idea - Facebook looks to be partnering with Eventbrite to let users sell tickets to the 3.5 million events added to Facebook each month. — Earlier this month we confirmed that Facebook intends …
Discussion: All Facebook
Nick O'Neill / All Facebook: Facebook Partners With Eventbrite Rather Than Competing
Declan McCullagh / CNET News:
More states propose Internet sales taxes — Jeremy Bray received an e-mail message this morning with an unwelcome surprise: Amazon.com told him it had canceled its affiliate program, which provides small payments for referring customers, for everyone in the state of Colorado. — The reason?
Discussion: Ars Technica, Global Geek News Blog and [H]ardOCP News/Article Feed
The Huffington Post:
Amazon Reacts To Colorado Internet Sales Tax Measure By Firing …
Amazon Reacts To Colorado Internet Sales Tax Measure By Firing …
Discussion: Techdirt, O'Reilly Radar and TechFlash
Nat Torkington / O'Reilly Radar: Amazon Fires Its Colorado Associates
Eric Engleman / TechFlash: Amazon cuts off affiliates in Colorado over new sales tax law
Verizon: 4G gets 12Mbps average, 50Mbps peak in real world — Verizon today expanded on some of the actual results for its expected 4G network. After testing in the Boston and Seattle areas, the provider estimates that a real connection on a populated network should average between 5Mbps …
Discussion: BetaNews, Maximum PC, Computerworld, FierceWireless, Engadget, Verizon, Gearlog, Obsessable, eWeek, Doc Searls Weblog, IntoMobile, Between the Lines, Techie Buzz and Boy Genius Report
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: Verizon claims 5-12 Mbps 4G LTE service in 25+ markets, but where's the hardware?
Ryan Whitwam / Maximum PC: Verizon Says: 4G Network Capable of 5-12mbps Download
Matt Hamblen / Computerworld: LTE speeds faster than expected in Verizon trials
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless: Verizon LTE test speed: 50 Mbps max
Chris Ziegler / Engadget: Verizon plays the obvious card: its 4G trials are faster than 3G
Jamie Lendino / Gearlog: Verizon Testing 4G LTE, Likes What it Sees
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: Verizon 4G LTE network speeds reach 6MB/s peak, 1.5MB/s average
Michelle Maisto / eWeek: Verizon Wireless on Track for Big LTE Rollout in 2010
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: Verizon's LTE hits 50 Mbps
Keith Dsouza / Techie Buzz: Verizon 4G Trials Clock 40Mbps to 50Mbps Download Speed
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: Verizon: LTE trial speeds “faster than we've ever suggested”
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac:
Tidbits from the iPad commercial: Book prices, My Documents (and phantom camera?) — Also, TUAW noticed a NYTimes Best Seller list button at the bottom. — During Apple's iPad commercial last night, we caught a glimpse of iBookstore pricing. The prices seem to fall below hardcover books …
Discussion: TUAW, Engadget, AppleInsider, Gadget Lab, TiPb, BetaNews and TeleRead
Dave Caolo / TUAW: iPad ad reveals book pricing and NYT button
Joseph L. Flatley / Engadget: iPad trainspotters divine e-book prices, My Documents and more …
Brian X. Chen / Gadget Lab: iPad Ad Shows Possible E-Book Prices, Document Storage
Chris Meadows / TeleRead: 9 to 5 Mac dissects iPad Oscar commercial
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider:
Google Testing TV Search Service On Android-Enhanced Set-Top Boxes (GOOG, DISH) — Google is testing a new TV search service with Dish Network, the no. 2 U.S. satellite TV provider, the WSJ reports. — The service lets you search TV shows and Web video, including YouTube videos, the WSJ's Jessica Vascellaro reports.
Discussion: paidContent, Between the Lines, CBS News, Search Engine Land, AppScout, Epicenter, Engadget, Mashable!, Wall Street Journal, Electronista and TMCnet
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: What Does Google Have In Store For The Set-Top Box?
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: Google Testing TV Search Service With Dish Network
Mark Hachman / AppScout: DISH Network Set-top Tests Google-Powered Search
Eliot Van Buskirk / Epicenter: Google, Dish Network Reportedly Test Android-Based Satellite TV
Christina Warren / Mashable!: Is Google Search Coming to Your TV?
Jessica E. Vascellaro / Wall Street Journal: Google Tests TV Search Service
Erin Harrison / TMCnet: Google to Test TV Search Service with Dish
Nick Bilton / Bits:
Hey, ‘Friend,’ Do You ‘Like’ My Sad Story? — I recently “liked” a story about five people dying in an explosion in Connecticut. — I didn't actually “like” the fact that five people had died in a terrible accident. Technically, I didn't even “like” the story — I found the reporting …
Chris Ziegler / Engadget:
Motorola Backflip doesn't allow non-Market apps, proves AT&T doesn't get Android — Let's step into the time warp, shall we? Specifically, we'd like to go back to our interview of AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph de la Vega at MWC last year when we asked him about the carrier's support for Android (or lack thereof):
Discussion: Android and Me, MobileCrunch, eWeek, Maximum PC, Android Phone Fans, MobileWhack.com, IntoMobile, Electronista, Android Central and Gizmodo
Taylor Wimberly / Android and Me: AT&T: The most crippled Android experience
Greg Kumparak / MobileCrunch: Stuck in the iPhone mindset, AT&T locks down apps on their first Android phone
Michelle Maisto / eWeek: ATandT Gets First Android Smartphone, the Motorola Backflip
Ryan Whitwam / Maximum PC: AT&T's First Android Phone Doesn't Allow Non-Market Apps
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: The Backflip looks bush league
Phil Nickinson / Android Central: AT&T locks down its first Android phone, the Backflip [and so what?]
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Investors Say “Count Me In” To Plancast — When Plancast launched last November, it immediately put other sites like Upcoming, Dopplr, and every single e-vite service on notice. The “Foursquare for the future” has a simplicity that leads to a lot of social activity as we've seen over the past few months.
Discussion: paidContent and ReadWriteWeb
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Plancast Gets $800,000 For Plan Sharing
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb: The Future as Platform: Mark Hendrickson's Vision for Plancast
Ryan Tate / Gawker:
Inside the Low-Paying Cheezburger Empire — Ben Huh's media startup is focused on LOLcats and other internet animal memes. Things are less cute behind the scenes, where underpaid and overworked humans lurk, according to several company veterans who answered our recent request for information.
Discussion: TechFlash and broadstuff
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: We can haz minimum wage nao?
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
An Apple App Star Explains Why He Won't Work With Android — Smule's Jeff Smith is one of the app revolution's success stories. His start-up has generated some of the biggest hits at Apple's iTunes app store, from novelty items like Sonic Lighter to more ambitious stuff like Leaf trombone.
Discussion: www.pocketgamer.biz and Ryan Stewart, Thanks:atul
Vivek / delicious blog:
Early Beta of Delicious Chrome extension available — It doesn't have all the API's needed and it's missing a good chunk of the functionality we believe it needs, but we're getting so many requests for the Chrome extension that we're going to make this available sooner than we originally planned.
Liz Gannes / GigaOM:
When It Comes to Social Sharing, Don't Forget About Email — While social sites drive an increasing portion of traffic to content publishers compared to long-time referral giant Google, one sharing service reminds us today that email is still a major source of shared links and clickthroughs.
Discussion: Tynt Insight and Social Media Today
Derek / Tynt Insight: Sorry TechCrunch - FaceBook is NOT the Biggest Driver of Social Sharing on the Web!
Brian Solis / Social Media Today: Optimizing Brands for Social Search
What Are the Legal Implications of PleaseRobMe? — They know where you sleep, and now they know where you get coffee. — That was the message driven home by the recently created website PleaseRobMe.com. The site aggregates Twitter posts sent when a person uses Foursquare to check in at a location …
Discussion: TechCrunch and SocialTimes.com
MG Siegler / TechCrunch: Fourface Is Foursquare As Modern Art
Nick O'Neill / SocialTimes.com: Foursquare Will Return To iTunes Tomorrow
Serkan Toto / CrunchGear:
Panasonic and Best Buy to bring 3D TVs to the US this Wednesday — As everybody knows, 3D TVs are all the rage at the moment, with Panasonic being one of the most active electronics companies in that area. But until today, details on how and when those devices will be sold outside Japan were relatively scarce.
Discussion: Obsessable, Maximum PC, Gearlog, Tech Eye, Electronista and Wall Street Journal
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: 3D TV coming to Best Buy this week
Bart Salisbury / Maximum PC: Panasonic, Best Buy Announce Shipment of First US 3D TVs
Lance Ulanoff / Gearlog: 3D TVs Go on Sale This Week: Want One?
Daisuke Wakabayashi / Wall Street Journal: Panasonic Launches 3-D Push
Clint Boulton / eWeek:
Google Buzz, Latitude May Be Integrated, Google Says — Google will try different points of integration between Google Latitude and the new Google Buzz for mobile application. Because Google Buzz for mobile formed at the intersection of social and mobile, many industry watchers wondered …
Discussion: Google Watch, Fast Company, Android Phone Fans, The Next Web, Pocket-lint, Internet2Go, Tech Eye, GigaOM and Gizmodo
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: Google Buzz won't marry Latitude, but they might date
Duncan Geere / Pocket-lint: Google to integrate Buzz and Latitude?
Greg Sterling / Internet2Go: Google Should Integrate Latitude and Buzz
Mike Magee / Tech Eye: Google sued over Google Buzz
Colin Gibbs / GigaOM: Buzz + Latitude = A Minefield for Google
Kyle VanHemert / Gizmodo: Remainders - The Things We Didn't Post: Hello, Goodbye Edition
Ben Parr / Mashable!:
HootSuite to Integrate with Foursquare and MySpace This Week — Today at the #140tc Twitter Confernece in Seattle, Washington (which I keynoted this morning), HootSuite CEO Ryan Holmes announced that its popular Twitter application will be integration with both MySpace and Foursquare …
Claire Cain Miller / New York Times:
How Pandora Slipped Past the Junkyard — OAKLAND, Calif. — Tim Westergren recently sat in a Las Vegas penthouse suite, a glass of red wine in one hand and a truffle-infused Kobe beef burger in the other, courtesy of the investment bankers who were throwing a party to court him.
Discussion: Bits, Mashable!, ReadWriteWeb, the Econsultancy blog, Silicon Alley Insider, PSFK, Venture Capital Dispatch and Gizmodo
Claire Cain Miller / Bits: Pandora: In the Middle of the Music
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!: Pandora Could Hit $100 Million in Revenue for 2010
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb: Pandora Will Pull Ahead With Warner Music
Meghan Keane / the Econsultancy blog: Pandora's lesson: Your first business model doesn't have to be your last
Paloma Vazquez / PSFK: 5 Lessons From Pandora's Path To Profitability
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo: Pandora, the Survivor
Emily Chasan / Reuters:
Lender putting www.sex.com domain on auction block — (Reuters) - Sex.com, often touted as one of the most valuable Internet domain names, is due to head to the auction block next week. — DOM Partners LLC, a New Jersey lender that backed a 2006 purchase of the domain name for a reported $14 million …
Warner Music Group and Dailymotion Announce Video Content Partnership — NEW YORK—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Dailymotion and Warner Music Group today announced a new partnership to offer music videos via Dailymotion's website in the U.S., Europe and North Africa. Visitors will be given unlimited …
Colin Ho / ZDNET.com.au:
Apache bug prompts update advice — IT security company Sense of Security has discovered a serious bug in Apache's HTTP web server, which could allow a remote attacker to gain complete control of a database. — Apache website — (Screenshot by Colin Ho/ZDNet.com.au)
Discussion: Help Net Security and Liquidmatrix Security Digest
Marguerite Reardon / CNET News:
100Mbps broadband may be closer than you think — If you're looking forward to a future of streaming movies, gargantuan Internet file exchanges, and other high-bandwidth activities, cheer up. — Broadband service providers in most of the major markets around the country will soon be able …
Discussion: Between the Lines, Internet2Go and CrunchGear
Greg Sterling / Internet2Go: 4G Will Really Be 3.5G — Next generation broadband …
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: What would you even do with a 100 mbps Internet connection?
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb:
Lunchwalla: Getting Together for Lunch Just Got Easier — Making breakfast, lunch or dinner plans for any group that involves more than two people can quickly become a chore. Lunchwalla, which launched earlier today, wants to make this task a bit easier by providing you with a web service …
Discussion: Market Wire
Amanda Munroe / Market Wire: Let's Walla — an Easy Way to Answer “What's for Lunch?”
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Canada Now Somewhat Less Anti-Startup — Canada isn't shy about making life difficult for startups, and we've had one or two personal brawls with the country as well. But a change in Canadian tax law last week is designed to spur U.S. venture investments in Canadian startups and make Canada less …
Discussion: PE Hub Blog, Thanks:keithdsouza
Dan Primack / PE Hub Blog: Canada Posed To Scrap Impediment to U.S. Investment
Eliot Van Buskirk / Epicenter:
Fifth Annual SXSW BitTorrent Download Is Almost Legal — Thousands of bands and countless music freaks will descend on Austin, Texas next week for the annual SXSW music conference, representing some of the best and brightest contemporary music makers, from naive hopefuls to grizzled veterans.
Max Wang / DigiTimes:
Acer to launch a frameless-screen ultra-thin notebook with touch keyboard in 2H10 — Acer plans to launch a new ultra-thin notebook that will feature a touch keyboard and use the back of the panel's glass substrate as the cover in the second half of 2010, according to sources from notebook players.
Discussion: Engadget, Thoughts from the Sidelines, Gadget Venue, SlashGear, Liliputing, CrunchGear, The Toybox, Softpedia News, Ubergizmo, Electronista, I4U News, DVICE, PC Pro and T3.com News
Thomas Ricker / Engadget: Acer working on frameless laptop with touchscreen keyboard?
Evan Selleck / SlashGear: Acer Touch-Based Keyboard Part of Super-Thin Laptop Design
Rachel King / The Toybox: Acer possibly developing laptop with frame-less display, touchscreen keyboard
Robert Evans / I4U News: Acer Launching Ultra-Thin Frameless Notebook?
Charlie White / DVICE: Wafer-thin laptop of the future on the way this year?