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.
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Mediagazer launches as the Techmeme of media
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: Mediagazer: Techmeme Launches Memetracker for Media News
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land: Media News Junkies Meet Mediagazer
Megan McCarthy / Mediagazer News: Introducing Mediagazer — Mediagazer presents the day's must …
Todd Zeigler / The Bivings Report: Techmeme Launches Mediagazer
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Yet Another Media Aggregation Site? Yup. …
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
Foremski / Silicon Valley Watcher: Mediagazer - Recognizing The Intersection Of Technology And Media
Arnold Zafra / 901am: Techmeme Intros Medigazer, Media News Aggregator
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: Media Memes - Navel Gazing Manouevres
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: New Vertical Coming From News Aggregator Techmeme: Mediagazer
Maya Baratz / All Shook Down:
From Media Writer to Mediagazer: S.F.'s Megan McCarthy Launches Meta Aggregator
From Media Writer to Mediagazer: S.F.'s Megan McCarthy Launches Meta Aggregator
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, Daring Fireball, jkOnTheRun, Electronista, 9 to 5 Mac, Mashable!, Maximum PC, Ryan Stewart, Gadget Lab, SlashGear, Liliputing, The Next Web and GottaBeMobile.com
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: More HP Slate Videos — Is Adobe's Flash the Killer App?
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: HP and Adobe showcase Flash on the Slate device
Barb Dybwad / Mashable!: HP Slate Demo Shows Off Flash Support [VIDEO]
Bart Salisbury / Maximum PC: HP Slate Appears Briefly in New Video, Boasting Windows 7 and Adobe Flash
Priya Ganapati / Gadget Lab: HP's Windows 7 Slate Strikes at the iPad
Evan Selleck / SlashGear: Adobe And HP Show Off Slate, Flash and AIR Take Limelight
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: The HP Slate Runs Flash - Seen Sneering At iPad
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: 9 to 5 Mac, Technologizer, The Loop, Gadget Lab, fox @ fury, Gizmodo and TUAW
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: John Gruber: No secret widget mode, Jobs scrapped default apps
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Little Apps, Big iPad
Jim Dalrymple / The Loop: iPhone, iPad operating systems to unify with OS 4.1
Brian X. Chen / Gadget Lab: Rumor: Some iPhone Apps Scrapped From iPad by Steve Jobs
Rosa Golijan / Gizmodo: Why Isn't the iPad Getting Some of the iPhone's Default Apps?
Megan Lavey / TUAW: Will iPad be missing some iPhone 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
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
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
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, Network World, Obsessable, Engadget, Verizon, Gearlog, FierceWireless, eWeek, Doc Searls Weblog, IntoMobile, Between the Lines, Technologizer, 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?
Matt Hamblen / Network World: LTE speeds faster than expected in Verizon trials
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: Verizon 4G LTE network speeds reach 6MB/s peak, 1.5MB/s average
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
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless: Verizon LTE test speed: 50 Mbps max
Michelle Maisto / eWeek: Verizon Wireless on Track for Big LTE Rollout in 2010
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: Verizon's LTE hits 50 Mbps
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Verizon Talks 4G Speed
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”
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, Wall Street Journal, Search Engine Land, Epicenter, Engadget, Mashable!, Electronista, Gizmodo and TMCnet
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: What Does Google Have In Store For The Set-Top Box?
Jessica E. Vascellaro / Wall Street Journal: Google Tests TV Search Service
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: Google Testing TV Search Service With Dish Network
Eliot Van Buskirk / Epicenter: Google, Dish Network Reportedly Test Android-Based Satellite TV
Christina Warren / Mashable!: Is Google Search Coming to Your TV?
Erin Harrison / TMCnet: Google to Test TV Search Service with Dish
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
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
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 …
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: The Next Web
Tim Difford / The Next Web: Foursquare Checks Out Of The iTunes App Store
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.
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: We can haz minimum wage nao?
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Microsoft ‘takes on Goliath’ with Bing ads mocking Google — Microsoft's ‘Bing and decide’ campaign, starting on television this week, attacks ‘information overload’ of rival's results — Microsoft is to launch a multimillion-pound TV ad campaign for its search engine Bing …
John Murrell / GMSV: Jobs and iPad make Oscar cameos
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Bing Takes On “Goliath” Google with Huge UK Ad Campaign
Andy Beal / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: Bing Hopes 3-Month UK Ad Campaign Can Wipe Away 10 Years of Sucking Wind
Tim Difford / The Next Web: Bing Takes On Google In The UK - On A TV Near You
Jay Yarow / Silicon Alley Insider: Microsoft Plans On Blowing Millions Of Dollars In The UK On Bing Ads (MSFT)
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: Microsoft To Launch Bing Ads In UK vs. “Goliath”
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, GigaOM, Android Phone Fans, The Next Web, Pocket-lint, Internet2Go, Tech Eye and Gizmodo
Colin Gibbs / GigaOM: Buzz + Latitude = A Minefield for Google
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
Kyle VanHemert / Gizmodo: Remainders - The Things We Didn't Post: Hello, Goodbye Edition
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?
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, 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
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.
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb: The Future as Platform: Mark Hendrickson's Vision for Plancast
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
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.
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
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?”
Daniel Terdiman / CNET News:
At GDC, iPhone game development breaks out — This year, for the fist time, the Game Developers Conference, which commences Tuesday in San Francisco, will feature a two-day summit dedicated to iPhone games. — If you had any doubts that the iPhone must now be considered one of the world's …
Discussion: TiPb, gdconf.com and VentureBeat
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, The Toybox, Gadget Venue, SlashGear, Liliputing, CrunchGear, Softpedia News, Electronista, Ubergizmo, I4U News, DVICE, PC Pro and T3.com News
Thomas Ricker / Engadget: Acer working on frameless laptop with touchscreen keyboard?
Rachel King / The Toybox: Acer possibly developing laptop with frame-less display, touchscreen keyboard
Evan Selleck / SlashGear: Acer Touch-Based Keyboard Part of Super-Thin Laptop Design
Robert Evans / I4U News: Acer Launching Ultra-Thin Frameless Notebook?
Charlie White / DVICE: Wafer-thin laptop of the future on the way this year?
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft:
Microsoft changes algorithm behind its browser ballot — Microsoft has tweaked the algorithm generating the browser choice screen that it is pushing out to European Union users as a result of the European Commission's findings in an antitrust case there. — Shortly after Microsoft began pushing …
Discussion: Computerworld and GigaOM
Gregg Keizer / Computerworld: Microsoft changes EU browser ballot shuffling
Sebastian Rupley / GigaOM: Windows Browser Ballot Screen Is Working — Up to a Point
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
Chris Kohler / GameLife:
Valve Brings Hit Games, Steam Service to Mac — It's officially official: Valve will bring its Steam online distribution service and titles from its massive library of hit games to the Mac this April, the company confirmed Monday. — The successful content-delivery service will bring Valve titles …
Discussion: Ars Technica, PC Magazine, Gizmodo, VentureBeat, TechFlash, Macworld, Wikinomics, AppleInsider and Daring Fireball
Chris Foresman / Ars Technica: Valve: full “Steam” ahead on Mac OS X with free syncing
Mark Hachman / PC Magazine: Valve Ports Steam, Source Games to the Mac
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Valve finally brings its Steam game platform to Macs
Todd Bishop / TechFlash: Buzz builds for Steam on Mac
David Chartier / Macworld: Report: Valve's Portal 2 to appear on Mac
Jeff DeChambeau / Wikinomics: Games, user experience, and retroactive Continuity-All enabled by platforms
Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:
Why Google keeps your data forever, tracks you with ads — Not many companies could get away with defending controversial data retention practices by saying that the data is needed to “learn from good guys, fight off bad guys, [and] invent the future.” But that's how Google sees itself …
Discussion: Silicon Valley Watcher