Nick Saint / Silicon Alley Insider:
Cisco's New Router Could Let Everyone In China Make A Video Call At Once — Cisco's major news is finally out: a new large-scale core router, the CRS-3, capable of handling 322 Tbps. — That number — three times what Cisco's current best product, the CRS-1, can handle — is just a theoretical upper limit.
Discussion: eWeek, ReadWriteWeb, p2pnet and Electronista
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Cisco CRS-3 Router Looks to Deliver More Online Video
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Cisco Unveils “Next-Generation” Routing System to Speed Up Video on the Web — Cisco today announced a new version of its key routing system, which the networking giant said had a dozen times the traffic capacity of competitors. — Cisco's CEO John Chambers said the CRS-3 Carrier Routing System …
Discussion: Cisco, Tech Trader Daily, Mashable!, fierceonlinevideo.com … and Geekosystem
Jim O'Neill / fierceonlinevideo.com/news/frontpage: Cisco unveils next-gen router to speed online video
Robert Quigley / Geekosystem: Cisco's Plan to “Forever Change the Internet:” …
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Brainstorm Tech:
Apple talks tough to handset makers — The HTC lawsuit capped blunt talks that have reportedly shaken their faith in Google — Oppenheimer's Yair Reiner issued a behind-the-scenes report Tuesday that sheds a lot of light on the patent suits Apple (AAPL) filed last week against HTC, the Taiwanese smartphone maker.
Kelly Hodgkins / Boy Genius Report: Apple to be the Android killer? Windows Phone 7 Series the Savior?
Mark Wilson / Gizmodo: Apple Warned the Industry Before Suing HTC?
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Analyst: Apple's lawsuit against HTC a ‘warning shot’ to would-be iPhone killers
Sam Mcloughln / PalmAddicts: Apple warned the phone indusry
Pedro Bustamante / Panda Research Blog:
Vodafone distributes Mariposa botnet — Here is yet another example of a company distributing malware to its userbase. Unfortunately it probably won't be the last. — Today one of our colleagues received a brand new Vodafone HTC Magic with Google's Android OS. “Neat” she said.
Jeremy Kirk / PC World: Panda Discovers Malware on HTC Magic Phone
Duncan Geere / Pocket-lint: Vodafone HTC Magic comes with malware?
John Bambenek / SANS Internet Storm Center, InfoCON: Vodafone Android Phone: Complete with Mariposa Malware, (Tue, Mar 9th)
John Leyden / The Register: Vodafone ships Mariposa-infected HTC Magic
Paul Hales / THINQ.co.uk: Magic Androids have malware pre-installed
Todd Haselton / MobileBurn.com: VODAFONE'S HTC MAGIC SHIPPING WITH MARIPOSA BOTNET MALWARE
Michael Calore / Webmonkey:
Discussion: Daring Fireball, Fast Company, AppScout, Electronista, Boy Genius Report, Erictric, Gadget Lab, Mashable!, jkOnTheRun, Geekosystem, Shelly Palmer, Computerworld, Pocket-lint and John Nack on Adobe, Thanks:keithdsouza
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Amazon Hiring Web Browser Developers
Mark Hachman / AppScout: Amazon Eyes ‘Innovative’ Web Browser for the Kindle
Kelly Hodgkins / Boy Genius Report: Amazon planning to overhaul the Kindle's browser?
Bertrand / Erictric: Amazon to Develop New Browser for The Kindle
Priya Ganapati / Gadget Lab: HP's Windows 7 Slate Strikes at the iPad
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Amazon is Working on a Better Web Browser for Kindle
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: Will Amazon's Kindle Ever Have a Decent Browser?
Robert Quigley / Geekosystem: HP Slate Demo Videos Counterpunch iPad with Flash and AIR
Stuart Miles / Pocket-lint: Amazon Kindle Browser about to get better?
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Is the Kindle Finally Ready for the Web?
Is the Kindle Finally Ready for the Web?
Eric Engleman / TechFlash: Amazon building a better web browser for Kindle?
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.
Jason Clarke / Download Squad: EFF publishes Apple's iPhone Developer Program License Agreement with commentary
Brian Heater / AppScout: EFF Breaks Down iPhone Developer Agreement
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: The EFF On The iPhone SDK Agreement: Apple Is A Jealous And Arbitrary Feudal Lord
Lisa Hoover / OStatic blogs: Electronic Frontier Foundation Examines, Stomps On iPhone Developer Agreement
Cory Doctorow / Boing Boing: iPhone developer EULA turns programmers into serfs
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: EFF Uses NASA to Out iPhone SDK License Agreement
Todd Ogasawara / MobileContentToday: It Which Cannot be Named: EFF Reveals iPhone Developer Program …
Kevin Murphy / THINQ.co.uk: NASA appeal reveals iPhone app fine print
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent:
Microsoft's New MSN Home Begins Full Roll-Out—With Customized Headlines, More Local — After a month-long delay, Microsoft's overhaul of the MSN home page is going live to the site's 100 million users over the next two weeks. Perhaps the three most significant of the 30 updates Microsoft …
Discussion: Ars Technica, BoomTown, All about Microsoft, CNET News and Lost Remote
Emil Protalinski / Ars Technica: Microsoft begins rolling out redesigned MSN homepage
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft: Microsoft starts rolling out revamped MSN home page
Ina Fried / CNET News: MSN decides to keep its makeover
Cory Bergman / Lost Remote: MSN: ‘Local is a home run’
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider:
Palm's New Gaming Platform Won't Save Palm (PALM, AAPL) — As Palm continues to try and ape Apple's iPhone success, it's pushing into mobile gaming, which has been a huge hit for Apple. — This is not a stupid move on Palm's part — at this point, anything is worth a shot.
Joseph L. Flatley / Engadget:
Palm unleashes webOS PDK beta on the public
Palm unleashes webOS PDK beta on the public
Discussion: Palm, Inc., Electronista, PhoneNews.com, www.pocketgamer.biz, MobileBurn.com and Phones Review
Christopher Price / PhoneNews.com: Following Android's NDK Update, Palm Makes PDK Beta Public
Keith Andrew / www.pocketgamer.biz: Palm's webOS plug-in development kit makes beta
Todd Haselton / MobileBurn.com: PALM WEBOS PLUG-IN DEVELOPMENT KIT (PDK) NOW AVAILABLE
Nick Bilton / Bits:
Foursquare Introduces New Tools for Businesses — Foursquare, a location-based social network, plans to distribute a new analytics tool and dashboard in the coming weeks that will give business owners access to a range of information and statistics about visitors to their establishments.
Discussion: SocialTimes.com, CloudAve, HootSuite blog, Silicon Alley Insider and TechCrunch
Nick O'Neill / SocialTimes.com: Foursquare Introduces Minority Report-Like Analytics
Mark Fidelman / CloudAve: What Enterprise 2.0 vendors can learn from FourSquare
MG Siegler / TechCrunch: Fourface Is Foursquare As Modern Art
John Poirier / Reuters:
U.S. considers some free wireless broadband service — (Reuters) - U.S. regulators may dedicate spectrum to free wireless Internet service for some Americans to increase affordable broadband service nationwide, the Federal Communications Commission said on Tuesday.
Discussion: FierceWireless, Gizmodo and Phone Scoop
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless: FCC considering spectrum for free wireless broadband
Adam Frucci / Gizmodo: The FCC Wants to Turn Part of the Wireless Spectrum Into Free Internet Service
Philip Berne / Phone Scoop: FCC Suggests Free Wireless Broadband
FileMaker Pro 11 released with quicker, easier database creation — FileMaker Pro 11, the latest version of the Mac database software, was officially released Tuesday, packing in improved chart visuals, “on the fly” reporting, a new Quick Find capability, and a number of productivity tools …
Discussion: Computerworld, Macworld, MacRumors, Softpedia News, Macsimum News and MacDailyNews
William Porter / Computerworld: FileMaker Pro 11 and FileMaker Pro Advanced 11
Philip Michaels / Macworld: Charts, productivity tools highlight FileMaker 11 update
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: FileMaker Pro 11 delivers charts, ‘on the fly’ reporting, more
Frank Jordans / Associated Press:
Google welcomes chance to export to Iran, Cuba — GENEVA — A senior Google executive welcomed on Tuesday a U.S. decision to relax restrictions on exporting Internet communications services to Iran, Sudan and Cuba. — Bob Boorstin, Google's director of policy communications …
Discussion: Hillicon Valley
Gregg Keizer / Computerworld:
Report: Microsoft moves up Windows 7 SP1 release date — Analyst argues that Microsoft should delay SP1 to maintain momentum of fast-selling OS — Computerworld - Even though Microsoft has dropped a plan to wait nearly two years after Windows 7's launch to issue a first service pack …
Robert L. Mitchell / Network World: The Windows 7 procrastinators
Adrian Wong / Latest Adrian's Rojak Pot Updates: ED#115 : Microsoft Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Roadmap
Kelly Fiveash / The Register: Windows 7 speculation claims SP1 will land in Q4 2010
Stuart Turton / PC Pro: Microsoft accelerating Windows 7 SP1?
Paul Bonanos / GigaOM:
Apple's iTunes LP 6 Months Later: LP What? — When it was first unveiled, Apple's new iTunes LP format — codenamed “Cocktail” and introduced at a “rock and roll event” in San Francisco — promised to give consumers a new reason to buy albums instead of individual songs.
Discussion: iPodNN and MacDailyNews
Nilay Patel / Engadget:
Samsung E6 e-reader coming to Barnes and Noble this spring for $299 — Samsung still hasn't committed to a formal launch date for the e-reader line it launched at CES, but the company narrowed down the launch date from “early 2010” to “this spring” this morning — which makes sense, seeing as spring has nearly, uh, sprung.
Discussion: Business Wire, CNET News, Electronista, Ubergizmo and Gizmodo
David Carnoy / CNET News: Samsung partners with Barnes & Noble on new e-reader
Pui-Wing Tam / Digits:
The Upside of the VC Bust — While some venture-capital firms and start-up companies backed by venture capital have hit tough times, others see an upside to the shakeout: better start-up deals. — Silicon Graphics International, or SGI, recently scooped up the assets of a troubled data-storage start …
Discussion: Wall Street Journal and DealBook
Pui-Wing Tam / Wall Street Journal: Venture-Capital Firms Struggle
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.
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Gruber: No ‘Widget Mode’ for Minor Applications on iPad
Dave Caolo / TUAW: iPad will lack some standard iPhone apps at launch
Darrell Etherington / TheAppleBlog: Not Every iPhone Apple App to Get the iPad Treatment
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: iPhone 4.0 in June, “Grand Unifying” iPhone 4.1 in September?
Christopher Meinck / EverythingiCafe: Apple To Unify iPhone, iPad OS with version 4.1, New iPhone Coming in June
Todd Ogasawara / MobileContentToday: Smule Co-Founder Cites Android Platform Fragmentation as Reason …
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Do iPhone Apps Really Look Good on iPad's Screen?
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
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: John Gruber: No secret widget mode, Jobs scrapped default apps
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Little Apps, Big iPad
Rosa Golijan / Gizmodo: Why Isn't the iPad Getting Some of the iPhone's Default Apps?
Chris Ziegler / Engadget:
Another one bites the dust: Cisco steps out of the WiMAX game — It's still far, far too early to call WiMAX a dead technology, but with the second major infrastructure supplier moving away from it in as many months, that's a pretty damning sign, isn't it? After Alcatel Lucent's announcement …
Discussion: DSLreports, MobileBurn.com and Phones Review
Todd Haselton / MobileBurn.com: Cisco dropping WiMAX hardware development
Sharon / Phones Review: Cisco pull plug on Wimax, why?
Mercedes Bunz / Guardian:
German publisher in row with Apple over pin-ups in iPhone app — Conflict sparks debate about online censorship and highlights Apple's control over software platform — The International Federation of the Periodical Press (FIPP) is considering making a complaint to Apple …
Paul Boutin / VentureBeat:
iPhone app usage peaks at 9PM on weeknights, study finds — Mobile analytics company Localytics plotted observed iPhone activity by the hour, adjusted for timezones, and came up with a chart that validates most people's suspicions: iPhone owners use their apps much more on nights and weekends rather than during the weekday.
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Foursquare + Google Maps = FourWhere — With the SXSW conference approaching in Austin, we are seeing a lot of geo-location launching this year. A lot of startups are taking advantage of Foursquare's APIs in particular to get their geo apps quickly out of the gate. — Take FourWhere.
Discussion: Mark Evans Tech, ReadWriteWeb, Webmetricsguru, Lifehacker and Austin Startup
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: FourWhere Mashes Up Foursquare and Google Maps
Marshall Sponder / Webmetricsguru: FourWhere - FourSquare+Sysomos+Google Maps Mashup
Kevin Purdy / Lifehacker: FourWhere Maps Out Foursquare Tips for Everybody
John Robert Reed / Austin Startup: Dis-Cord: Tech Tips for N00bs to Survive SXSW
Navigation Application Providers Turn to Social Networking — Desperately seeking new revenue opportunities amid intensifying competition from free alternatives, providers of navigation applications are turning to social networking sites to make their products more appealing to consumers, according to iSuppli Corp.
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Mainsoft's Harmony Brings Google Docs To Microsoft Outlook — Google's recently announced $25 million acquisition of DocVerse represented one saga of an ongoing war between Google and Microsoft over dominance in the productivity suite place. Today, Israeli enterprise software company Mainsoft …
Discussion: PC World, CloudAve and Digital Inspiration …
Ian Paul / PC World: Google Docs Now Syncing with Outlook
TEDTalks / The Huffington Post:
Tim Berners-Lee: The year open data went worldwide — At TED2009, Tim Berners-Lee called for “raw data now” — for governments, scientists and institutions to make their data openly available on the web. At TED University in 2010, he shows a few of the interesting results when the data gets linked up.
Jason Ankeny / FierceMobileContent:
Verizon Wireless strips NFL sponsorship from Sprint — Verizon Wireless announced a four-year sponsorship agreement with the National Football League, promising subscribers a wealth of NFL content highlighted by live streaming coverage of NBC's marquee Sunday Night Football broadcast.
Discussion: mocoNews, PR Newswire, Phone Scoop and MobileBurn.com
Tricia Duryee / mocoNews: Verizon Wireless Steals Play From Sprint: Signs $720 Million Deal With NFL
Philip Berne / Phone Scoop: NFL Mobile Touches Down on Verizon Wireless
Todd Haselton / MobileBurn.com: VERIZON WIRELESS TO LAUNCH NFL MOBILE
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb:
Springpad Takes on Evernote with Semantic Technology, Barcode Scanner — Springpad, a rival to Evernote's popular cross-platform note-taking service, has just bumped the competition up a notch with a new release that integrates semantic technology to automatically enhance the notes you save with relevant info.
Chris Rawson / TUAW:
Apple patent: use your iPhone as an electronic “iKey” — The Daily Telegraph reports that a new Apple patent has surfaced which could potentially allow the iPhone, or another Apple portable, to act as a sort of electronic key. The potential applications are as limitless as the number of things locked by old-school metal keys.
Discussion: GigaOM, Telegraph, Gawker, Ars Technica and O'Grady's PowerPage
Colin Gibbs / GigaOM: Are Virtual Keys the Key for NFC?
Richard Gray / Telegraph: Introducing the iKey: Apple's answer to the humble door key
Ryan Tate / Gawker: Creepy Apple Wants Control of Your House, Wallet
Chris Foresman / Ars Technica: The best electronic key is the one you always have with you
Chris Barylick / O'Grady's PowerPage: iPhone “Electronic Key” Patent Surfaces
Ryan Paul / Ars Technica:
Discussion: Neowin.net and Lifehacker