Official Google Reader Blog:
And now for something completely different — Since I've been working on Google Reader, I've told a lot of my friends about how great it is. And while some of them try Reader and find it really useful, many of them aren't interested in taking the time to get Reader set up.
Discussion: RotorBlog.com, Bits, Lifehacker, louisgray.com, The Official Google Blog, Erictric, Techland, AppScout, Gizmodo, TechCrunch, The Next Web, Mashable!, Techie Buzz, Marketing.fm, Google Blogoscoped, Black Web 2.0, Google Operating System and Pocket-lint, Thanks:keithdsouza
Nick Bilton / Bits: TV May Be the New Google Reader Play's Best Venue
Allie Townsend / Techland: The Daily Dose — Today in Techland: Lev brought us part …
Chloe Albanesius / AppScout: Google Reader Play Provides Easy Access to RSS Content
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: Google Prettifies RSS With Tablet-Ready Google Reader Play
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Google Reader Makes A More Visual Play
Jennifer Van Grove / Mashable!: Google Reader Play Transforms Feeds into Entertainment Experience
Eric Friedman / Marketing.fm: Thoughts on Google Play
Philipp Lenssen / Google Blogoscoped: Reader Play, Google's Slideshow of Interesting Stuff
Stuart Miles / Pocket-lint: Google Reader Play make your RSS feeds exciting
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb:
Reader Play: Google Reader's New Fast Flip Style Interface — Google just launched a new Google Labs product for Google Reader: Google Reader Play. Reader Play is a new, highly visual way to browse your Google Reader subscriptions that is somewhat reminiscent of Google's Fast Flip.
Discussion: Google Labs
comScore Reports January 2010 U.S. Mobile Subscriber Market Share — Use of Social Media via Mobile Sees Considerable Gains in Past Three Months — comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released data from the comScore MobiLens service …
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: ComScore U.S. Data Shows Android Leaping Over WebOS
Rob Jackson / Android Phone Fans: Android Growing RIDICULOUSLY Faster Than All Other Mobile Platforms (In the US)
Benjamin Rubenstein / Neowin.net: Android growing; other platforms, not so much
Kevin McLaughlin / ChannelWeb: Adobe, Microsoft Bringing Flash To Windows Phones
Dan Moren / Macworld: Apple holds second place U.S. smartphone share
Phil Nickinson / Android Central: Android sees huge growth through Jan. (what phone could have caused that?)
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Brainstorm Tech: ComScore: Android gains on the iPhone
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft: Comscore's latest data: Bing's U.S. share grows and Windows Mobile's drops
Matthew DeCarlo / TechSpot: ComScore: Android usage soars, iPhone stalls, Windows Mobile dives
Joseph Tartakoff / mocoNews: The Mobile Stats That Keep Microsoft's Execs Up At Night
Greg Sterling / Internet2Go: Android Growing, 29% Accessing Mobile Internet
Erick Schonfeld / Seeking Alpha: Smartphone Share: Google Gains, Apple Stays Steady, and Palm Loses
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Google Gains, Apple Stays Steady, And Palm Loses In Smartphone Share
Google Gains, Apple Stays Steady, And Palm Loses In Smartphone Share
Discussion: comScore, Inc. and The Next Web
Cleve Nettles / 9 to 5 Mac:
New Gestures coming to an iPhone/iPad near you: triple tap and long press — On the surface, the latest iPhone 3.2 Beta 4 SDK didn't have much new information. Diving a little deeper however, we find some very exciting news. — In the gestures folder, you'll see two new types of commands …
Discussion: Engadget, Boy Genius Report, Phone Arena, TiPb, MobileCrunch, InformationWeek, Erictric, MacRumors and Softpedia News, Thanks:mrinaldesai
Nilay Patel / Engadget: iPad SDK 3.2 beta 4 squashes rumors of a camera, but adds new gesture controls
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: More gestures coming in the next iPhone OS?
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: New Gestures in iPhone SDK 3.2 for iPad?
Eric Zeman / InformationWeek: Latest iPad SDK Hints At New Touch Gestures
Bertrand / Erictric: iPhone 3.2 SDK Beta 4 Puts iPad Camera Rumors to Rest, Brings New Gestures Commands
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb:
Does HTML5 Really Beat Flash? The Surprising Results of New Tests — With the impending launch of the Apple iPad, the Cupertino-based company's shunning of Adobe Flash technology has been brought to the forefront of technological discussions. While it was one thing to forgo Flash on a small …
Discussion: Webmonkey, Engadget, The Business Of Online Video, Maximum PC, ExtremeTech, Gizmodo, AppleInsider, Lifehacker, NewTeeVee, Seeking Alpha and Electronista
Michael Calore / Webmonkey: Shocker: New Study Shows Web Video Is Still a Mess
Donald Melanson / Engadget: HTML5 vs. Flash comparison finds a few surprises, settles few debates
Dan Rayburn / The Business Of Online Video: Test Results Published Show Flash Is Not a “CPU Hog” Like Apple Claims
Matthew Murray / ExtremeTech: Is HTML5 Faster Than Flash? Not Always
John Herrman / Gizmodo: HTML5 vs. Flash: The Video Benchmark Deathmatch
Adam Pash / Lifehacker: HTML5 vs. Flash: HTML5 Isn't Always Better
Janko Roettgers / NewTeeVee: The Ultimate Music Video Jukebox, via Flash on Android
Tony Bradley / PC World:
HP Slate vs. iPad: Focus on Flash
HP Slate vs. iPad: Focus on Flash
Discussion: eWeek, AppleInsider, Electronista, Scobleizer, Brainstorm Tech, I4U News and TomsTechBlog.com
Don Reisinger / eWeek: 10 Reasons Why Apple Should Worry About the HP Slate
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer: Adobe smacks back Apple over iPad, again
Michael V. Copeland / Brainstorm Tech: The iPad changes everything
Robert Evans / I4U News: Toshiba Will Launch Tablets, Late 2010
John Cook / TechFlash:
RealNetworks' Rob Glaser on why Apple's model must be stopped — RealNetworks Chairman Rob Glaser has battled Apple over the years. And that antagonistic relationship was on display — albeit subtly — this morning as Glaser encouraged the mobile industry to work together in a more collaborative and open manner.
Tricia Duryee / mocoNews: Former RealNetwork's CEO Rob Glaser Says For Now Apple Has Won
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM: Rob Glaser Defines the Superphone and Predicts the Mobile Future
Jason Chen / Gizmodo:
Sony Motion Controller is Called PlayStation Move, Launches Fall 2010 — Sony's finally put a name to their motion controller, and it's called PlayStation Move. Live Updating — Sony will have multiple packages. A standalone Move controller, or a package with PlayStation Eye + Move + a game, or an entire console solution.
Discussion: Fast Company, VentureBeat, PC World, Engadget, PR Newswire, Joystiq, Bloomberg, SlashGear, Reuters, Sony Insider, Electronista, CNET News and Ars Technica
Douglass C. Perry / VentureBeat: Sony new motion controller is on the “Move”
Matt Peckham / PC World: Meet PlayStation Move, Sony's PS3 Motion Controller
JC Fletcher / Joystiq: Sony trademarks ‘PlayStation Move’ in Europe
Adam Satariano / Bloomberg: Sony Challenges Nintendo's Wii With ‘Move’ Motion-Sensing PS3 Controller
Paul Fang / SlashGear: Sony officially launches Playstation Move motion controller, available in Fall 2010
Gabriel Madway / Reuters: Sony unveils new motion-controlled gaming system
Christopher MacManus / Sony Insider: PS3 Motion Controller Officially Called PlayStation Move
Daniel Terdiman / CNET News: Sony unveils Move—its PS3 motion controller
Ed Hunsinger / Laughing Squid:
Chatroulette Map: Not So Anonymous Anymore — Whenever people mention the random webcam site, Chatroulette, it inevitably leads to talk of how there are certain less-than-desirable webcam chat partners on the service. Some would wager that the guise of anonymity on Chatroulette helps these users feel a bit safer when baring it all.
Kim-Mai Cutler / VentureBeat: Now you can find the creeps with ChatRouletteMap
Darren Murph / Engadget:
Leaked Dell Streak flyer shows multitude of color options, confirmed specifications — There's no denying that the Mini 5 is real, but up until now, we've had to provide all of our own promotional material. At long last, it seems as if the suits in Round Rock are finally getting around …
Discussion: IntoMobile, Electricpig.co.uk, Obsessable, ITworld.com, Maximum PC, CNET News, p2pnet, Epicenter, Android Phone Fans and Android and Me
Blake Stimac / IntoMobile: Dell Mini 5 ad leaks - Renamed to Streak?
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: Dell Streak — Dell's Streak is an upcoming Android-powered tablet with five-inch screen.
Chris Brandrick / ITworld.com: Dell Mini 5 to Take on iPad With Amazon, Kindle Integration?
Bart Salisbury / Maximum PC: Dells Mini 5 Touchscreen, Code Named ‘Streak’, Leaked
Erica Ogg / CNET News: Dell tablet said to be named ‘Streak’
Eliot Van Buskirk / Epicenter: Apple Beware: Dell (With A Little Help From Amazon and Google) is Taking on iTunes
Clark Wimberly / Android and Me: Hands on as new Dell Mini 5 details leak: Amazon deal, new colors, new name
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun:
Kindle for Android Finally Coming Soon?
Kindle for Android Finally Coming Soon?
Discussion: MobileContentToday and Kindle Review
Frank McPherson / MobileContentToday: Kindle For Android?
Marc Benioff / TechCrunch:
The Facebook Imperative Cannot Be Stopped — Editor's note: This guest post is written by Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO of salesforce.com. In it, he responds to critics of his last guest post arguing that enterprise software should be more like Facebook.
Discussion: Scobleizer and Rakesh Agrawal's Blog
Rafat Ali / paidContent:
The Day Abu Dhabi Became an Unlikely Crossroad For Search Wars — At the powerhouse Abu Dhabi Media Summit here at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, two of the biggest third-party search deals are being negotiated behind the scenes, we have learned. It just so happens that all the players involved …
Neil Hughes / AppleInsider:
Apple iPhone targeted in patent lawsuit over sync, Bluetooth — Apple — along with AT&T, Research in Motion and a number of other mobile companies — is the defendant in a new patent suit that covers a broad range of smartphone related technologies, including e-mail syncing and Bluetooth connectivity.
Discussion: eWeek, PhoneDog.com, IntoMobile, Macsimum News, PhoneNews.com and Electronista
Adriana Lee / PhoneDog.com: Everyone's getting sued now: Apple and others accused of patent infringement
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: Apple, RIM and others hit with patent lawsuit
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Apple, others sued over smartphone related technologies
Humberto Saabedra / PhoneNews.com: Holding Company Sues Apple, AT&T, Others Regarding Patents
FTC Said to Ask Google Rivals for Statement on AdMob, May Signal Challenge — U.S. regulators are seeking sworn declarations from Google Inc. competitors and advertisers as part of their probe of the Internet company's bid to buy AdMob Inc., indicating the government may challenge the deal …
Discussion: John Battelle's Searchblog, The Precursor Blog, Relevant Results, Between the Lines and mocoNews, Thanks:atul
John Battelle / John Battelle's Searchblog: Thursday Signal - Repeat After Me: Apps Are (Currently) Myopic …
Scott Cleland / The Precursor Blog: FTC now very likely to oppose Google-AdMob
Tom Krazit / Relevant Results: FTC wants more input on Google-AdMob deal
Joseph Tartakoff / mocoNews: Requests May Signal That FTC Will Block Google's AdMob Purchase
Eric Engleman / TechFlash:
Amazon.com's 1-Click patent confirmed following re-exam — The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is confirming Amazon.com's controversial 1-Click patent following a re-examination that lasted more than four years. — Amazon's 1-Click has come under a lot of fire over the years from critics …
Discussion: Ars Technica, Patent Law Blog, Kindle Review, Gizmodo, Techdirt and Electronista, Thanks:toddbishop
Dennis Crouch / Patent Law Blog: Amazon One-Click Patent Slides Through Reexamination
John Herrman / Gizmodo: Amazon Now Owns the Concept of One-Click Online Checkouts
Mike Masnick / Techdirt: US Patent Office Decides That One Click Really Is Patentable
Kim-Mai Cutler / VentureBeat:
Twitter turns on maps feature for its website, but not for search — Twitter now lets people see maps of where geotagged tweets were sent from on its website. (They briefly showed this feature yesterday. It's now turned on permanently.) — The story began last year …
Discussion: The Next Web
Nilay Patel / Engadget:
Motorola partners with Microsoft, will use Bing search and maps on Chinese Android phones — Uh, whoa. When we heard Google's threatened pullout of China had prompted Motorola to seek out an alternative search provider for its China-bound handsets, we can't say we were expecting a partnership with Microsoft to result.
Discussion: PR Newswire and Electronista
Kathy Van Buskirk / PR Newswire: Motorola Announces Alliance with Microsoft for Search and Maps …
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Redbeacon Fine Tunes Service, Goes Social, Continues To Be Awesome — 2009 TechCrunch50 winner Redbeacon, a service that pairs consumers with service providers, is releasing a number of new features today, launching a distribution relationship and sharing key data from their beta trial.
Discussion: Local Onliner, BigTent Blog, VentureBeat and Lost Remote
Anthony Ha / VentureBeat: Redbeacon socializes local service listings
Cory Bergman / Lost Remote: RedBeacon goes social, partners with BigTent
Darren Murph / Engadget:
Intel's Core i7-980X Extreme Edition ‘Gulftown’ review roundup — Six cores. Twelve threads. A new flagship processor in Intel's stable. Here at GDC in San Francisco, the world's most widely recognized chip maker is dishing out its latest desktop CPU, and to say it's a niche device would be greatly understating things.
Brooke Crothers / CNET News: Intel debuts six-core gaming chip
Marco Chiappetta / HotHardware.com News: Intel Core i7-980X Extreme 6-Core Processor
James Gorbold / bit-tech.net: Intel Core i7-980X Extreme Edition Review
Jerry Dicolo / Wall Street Journal:
Google CEO Sees Conclusion to China Talks Soon — Google Inc.'s chief executive said Wednesday he expects the company will soon reach a conclusion to negotiations with the Chinese government regarding the fate of its China business. — “We are in active negotiations with the Chinese government …
Adam Schreck / Associated Press: Google CEO: Development in China dispute ‘soon’
Doug Caverly / WebProNews: Schmidt On China: “Something Will Happen Soon”
Pulkit Chandna / Maximum PC: Google-China Talks Nearing End, Says Eric Schmidt
John C Abell / Epicenter: Google's Schmidt: China Negotiations Should End ‘Soon’
Jay Yarow / Silicon Alley Insider: Two Months Later, Eric Schmidt Promises A Resolution To Google's …
Liz Gannes / GigaOM:
Facebook Search Queries Jump 10% in February — Facebook redesigned its site at the beginning of February, moving its search box from the right side to the top middle of its home page, and it seems to have paid off, with the company's U.S. search queries growing 10 percent in February, according to new data released today by comScore.
Discussion: Search Engine Watch and Search Engine Journal
Nathania Johnson / Search Engine Watch: Bing and - Facebook? - Up in comScore February 2010 Rankings
Arnold Zafra / Search Engine Journal: Facebook Searches Grow by 10% in February
Dan Moren / Macworld:
iTunes LPs not popular, but why? — Having already revolutionized the music industry, it seems strange that Apple would want to summon up a reminder of a bygone era. Still, that didn't stop the company from unveiling the iTunes LP format last fall. It combined the digital music …
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: iTunes LP was Record Labels' Idea?
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Big Media or Big SEO Spammers? — Faced with declining revenues and increasingly dismal prospects, some mainstream media outlets are adopting questionable tactics, specifically dead-end web pages stuffed with outbound links and pay-per-click ads. A liberally funded LA startup is only too quick to help them.
Sean Poulter / Daily Mail:
All mapped out: Virtually every road in the UK will now appear on Google's Street View — Google is extending its Street View service to peer at 95 per cent of homes in the UK, despite criticism that it amounts to an invasion of privacy. — From today, 360-degree pictures will be available …
Discussion: Download Squad
Walter S. Mossberg / Personal Technology:
Irex's E-Reader Poses No Threat to the Kindle — The tech industry and media are focused on Apple's (AAPL) forthcoming iPad tablet computer, a multifunction device that includes an e-book reader. Meanwhile, with much less fanfare, other companies are pressing ahead with conventional …
Internet up for Nobel Peace Prize — The internet is among a record 237 individuals and organisations nominated for this year's Nobel Peace Prize. — The number of nominations surpasses last year's record of 205 nominations. — The internet's nomination has been championed …
Amy-Mae Elliott / Mashable!: The Internet Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
Brenna Ehrlich / Mashable!:
YouTube Darlings OK Go Say Bye-Bye to EMI — Welcome to Act III of the OK Go/EMI drama: According to EMI, the pop band has decided to leave the record company and form their own independent label, Paracadute Recordings, under which they will take over control of their third album, Of the Blue Colour of the Sky.
Discussion: Laughing Squid, the Econsultancy blog, MediaMemo, UNLIMITED and Techdirt
Scott Beale / Laughing Squid: OK Go Leaves EMI, Starts Their Own Record Label
Mike Masnick / Techdirt: Did Ok Go Free Itself From EMI? [Confirmed!]