Google Enterprise Blog:
An update for our customers on Google Apps and China — Yesterday, we stopped censoring our search services - Google Search, Google News, and Google Images - on our Chinese domain, www.google.cn. This makes good on our commitment to stop censoring search results in China, and you can read more here.
Discussion: TechCrunch, PC World, ClickZ, ZDNet Australia, AppScout and Washington Post
Evelyn Rusli / TechCrunch: Zittrain: Google Stands Alone
Owen Fletcher / PC World: Google Has Minor China Outage After Censorship Snub
Jack Marshall / ClickZ: Chinese Authorities React to Google's Unfiltered Search Results
Mark Hachman / AppScout: Google's China Decision: Good Principles, or Good Business?
John Pomfret / Washington Post: Google's decision signals change in Western businesses' approach to China
Sergey Brin urges US to act over China web censorship — • Obama administration urged to make issue high priority — • Brin says Microsoft co-operation with Beijing ‘disappointing’ — Google co-founder Sergey Brin has called on Washington to take a stand against China's censorship …
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider: Sergey Brin Hallucinating That Microsoft And America Are Going To Rush …
David Sarno / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Google updates China access page with ‘no issues’; reports say otherwise
Chris Thompson / thebigmoney.com: China Strikes Back at Google
Larry Downes / Technology Liberation Front: Google v. Everyone
Thomas Claburn / InformationWeek: China Calls Google's Actions ‘Wrong’
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Well, That Didn't Work: China Censors Google Hong Kong Site
Mercedes Bunz / Guardian:
Has Google been hacked? Corporate site sends users to China — List of executives and corporate info redirected to Google China — Google's corporate information sites appeared to have been hacked this morning. — Users searching with Google for “Google executives” …
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
So Now Google Thinks Everyone Should Care About Chinese Censorship? — Apparently, Google's Sergey Brin now believes that the US government should make fighting Chinese censorship a high priority, is disappointed with Microsoft for continuing to censor and is surprised that some question Google's sudden U-turn in China.
Discussion: TechCrunch and eWeek, Thanks:atul
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch: Not Being Evil Has To Be More Than A Marketing Slogan.
Clint Boulton / eWeek: 10 Interesting Points About the Google China Move
James Fallows / The Atlantic Online:
An Interview with David Drummond of Google
An Interview with David Drummond of Google
Dave Methvin / InformationWeek: Google's China Loss is Microsoft's Gain?
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Google: ‘Certain Sensitive Queries Are Being Blocked’ In China
Bobbie Johnson / Guardian: China response ‘took Google by surprise’
Paul Miller / Engadget:
HTC EVO 4G is Sprint's Android-powered knight in superphone armor, we go hands-on — We've been rumoring a WiMAX “HTC Supersonic” for a while now, and Sprint just dropped the hard news: the phone will be dubbed the HTC EVO 4G, will be released this Summer and it's easily the best specced phone we've ever witnessed.
Discussion: Between the Lines, jkOnTheRun, Softpedia News, Know Your Cell, Sprint, BetaNews, SlashGear, T3.com News, Redmond Pie, Sidecut Reports, I4U News, Gizmodo, DailyTech, Gadgets DNA, Android and Me, Shelly Palmer, VentureBeat, eWeek, Gadgetell, The Readers Eye, Phones Review, Zatz Not Funny!, Fast Company, MobileTechWorld, Digital Trends, paidContent, DSLreports, blogs.ft.com, Android Phone Fans, Tech Trader Daily, Mobility Today, 9 to 5 Mac, AndroidGuys, Mashable!, Computerworld, The Seattle Times, techblog.dallasnews.com, Electronista, Gadget Lab, Fone Arena and Seeking Alpha
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: Samsung Galaxy — Another Rival in Superphone Universe
Gary Krakow / Know Your Cell: HTC EVO 3G preview
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: Sprint has the game changer: The first 4G smartphone
Vincent Nguyen / SlashGear: HTC EVO 4G hands-on
Taimur Asad / Redmond Pie: HTC EVO 4G vs Nexus One vs HTC Desire
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: HTC EVO 4G Hands-On Impressions
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: Sprint's HTC Evo, the First Ever 4G Phone: Meet the New Terrific
Jeffry McDowell / Gadgets DNA: Sprint Showcased HTC EVO 4G Android Beast
Taylor Wimberly / Android and Me: T-Mobile will launch HSPA+ smartphone in H2 2010, 3x faster than Sprint HTC EVO 4G
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Commence drooling: Sprint's first 4G phone, HTC's Android-powered …
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Sprint Announces HTC Evo 4G, Emphasizing Multimedia
Shawn Ingram / Gadgetell: Sprint announces the beautiful HTC EVO 4G
Dave Zatz / Zatz Not Funny!: Supersonic! Dave's next phone?
Tricia Duryee / paidContent: Sprint Builds On 4G Momentum With First WiMax Phone
Chris Nuttall / blogs.ft.com: First 4G Android phone looks a Sprint winner
Rob Jackson / Android Phone Fans: HTC EVO 4G Press Release, Minisite Now LIVE!
Michael Herald / Mobility Today: Sprint Launches First 4G Phone, HTC Evo 4G
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: The new Android phone to beat is the HTC EVO 4G from Sprint
Thefatrat / AndroidGuys: HTC EVO 4G (a.k.a. Supersonic) on Sprint
Barb Dybwad / Mashable!: HTC EVO 4G: Sprint's First WiMAX Phone
Matt Hamblen / Computerworld: Sprint unveils its HTC EVO 4G smartphone
Victor Godinez / techblog.dallasnews.com: The HTC EVO 4G on Sprint looks like my next phone
Priya Ganapati / Gadget Lab: Sprint, HTC Unveil First 4G Android Phone
Varun Krish / Fone Arena: HTC EVO 4G is the official name for the Supersonic
Wall Street Cheat Sheet / Seeking Alpha: Will Sprint's 4G HTC Phone Cause a Gold Rush for Web 3.0?
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Qik Indeed. Service Comes Built-In To The Sexy HTC EVO 4G Android Phone — A couple of years ago, it seems all anyone wanted was access to Qik, the mobile live-stream video service. At the time, Nokia's N95 was one of the hot devices you needed to run it.
Discussion: Engadget, jkOnTheRun, Erictric, Android Phone Fans, Phones Review, Redmond Pie, Android and Me and dailywireless.org
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: HTC EVO 4G: Sprint's Speedy Superphone
Rob Jackson / Android Phone Fans: Qik Comes Pre-Installed On HTC EVO 4G
Taylor Wimberly / Android and Me: Introducing the Sprint HTC EVO 4G
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: Sprint's WiMAX phone
Marco Arment / Instapaper Blog:
Preview: Instapaper on iPad — I'm probably supposed to keep this secret and build everyone's anticipation to hype this up. Oh well. Maybe I'll do that for the Instapaper edition for Apple's next revolutionary computing platform. — First: Instapaper is definitely coming to iPad.
Discussion: TechCrunch, App Advice, Gadget Lab and Gizmodo, Thanks:atul
MG Siegler / TechCrunch: Instapaper For The iPad May Be The First Killer App. And It Will Be Universal.
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: Instapaper Announces A Universal iPad App
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: Preview: Instapaper Pro for iPad
Adam Frucci / Gizmodo: Instapaper for iPad Will Sell a Lot of iPads
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Dudes can pay hot girls to play online video games with them — If you're a lonely gamer dude, then GameCrush might be your ticket to meet a hot girl. — That's the basic pitch of this social networking service, where guys scan pay cash to play hardcore video games with attractive females on the GameCrush site.
Discussion: IGN, Pocket-lint, GeekSugar, PC World, CrunchGear, Crave and GamePolitics News
Daemon Hatfield / IGN: Would You Pay a Girl to Play Halo With You?
Duncan Geere / Pocket-lint: GameCrush connects you to gaming girls
Sarah Jacobsson / PC World: GameCrush: Pay to Play (Video Games) with Hot Girls
Devin Coldewey / CrunchGear: GameCrush lets you pay to teleconference with cute girls while …
Matt Hickey / Crave: The gadget blog: GameCrush: Pay to play—with girls
Pete Gallagher / GamePolitics News: Pay for Play Female Gaming Service Set to Launch
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Google AdWords Search Funnels Launched: See All The Keywords That Led To Conversions — Google launched a new AdWords reporting feature named AdWords Search Funnels. AdWords Search Funnel shows you all the keywords that assisted in conversion made through Google AdWords …
Discussion: paidContent, Search Engine Journal, Inside AdWords, Traffick and ClickZ
Arnold Zafra / Search Engine Journal: Google Releases AdWords Search Funnels
Miles Johnson / Inside AdWords: New Reports: AdWords Search Funnels
Andrew Goodman / Traffick: Google AdWords: No More Last-Click-Attribution Blues
Zachary Rodgers / ClickZ: Google Takes a Step Toward Pre-Click Ad Attribution
Abdur / Twitter Blog:
State of Twitter Spam — If you look “spam” up in the dictionary, you'll find two definitions. There's the “canned meat” and then there's the “unwanted email.” At Twitter, we see spamming as a variety of different behaviors that range from insidious to annoying.
Arnold Zafra / Search Engine Journal: Twitter Continues Battle Against Spam
Kim-Mai Cutler / VentureBeat: Twitter courts enterprise users with new authoring tools, reduced spam
Duncan Geere / Pocket-lint: Twitter boasts significant spam reduction
Sheamus / Twittercism: Twitter Cuts Percentage Of Tweets Containing Spam From 11% To 1% In Six Months
Chloe Albanesius / AppScout: Twitter Says Spam is ‘Way Down’
Barb Dybwad / Mashable!: Twitter Reduces Spam to 1% of Tweets
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: Twitter is Winning Its Fight Against Spammers
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: Twitter Claims Near Total Spam Victory
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Microsoft: Want to Learn About Our Secret Tablet? Read Engadget. — Want to get the latest news on “Courier,” Microsoft's rumored-but-not-confirmed answer to Apple's iPad? Microsoft doesn't want to talk about it. But Redmond does have a suggestion for you: Read the gadget blogs.
Discussion: Telegraph, Microsoft JobsBlog, Engadget, GottaBeMobile.com, SlashGear, WMPoweruser.com, ithinkdifferent, Electronista, Pocket-lint and Gizmodo
Claudine Beaumont / Telegraph: Microsoft all but confirms Courier tablet
The JobsBloggers / Microsoft JobsBlog: Microsoft innovation back on top with Natal, Photosynth, Courier and more
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget: Microsoft Courier existence confirmed on the company's JobsBlog?
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Microsoft Courier tipped in innovation JobsBlog article
Imran Hussain / ithinkdifferent: Courier is real, confirms a Microsoft jobs posting
Duncan Geere / Pocket-lint: Microsoft confirms Courier tablet?
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo: Microsoft Job Posting Tongue Slip Sorta Confirms Courier Is Real
Matt Marshall / VentureBeat:
Back on the beat: Owen Thomas joins VentureBeat — Editor's note: VentureBeat is all about startups. And since we're a startup ourselves, when we hit a milestone, it's only right that we report on it. Today, we're announcing a significant hire. Owen Thomas, a veteran of Time Inc. …
Jemima Kiss / Guardian: Owen Thomas returns to tech reporting at VentureBeat
Agam Shah / PC World:
Retailer Leaks Details on AMD's Upcoming 12-core Chips — An online retail store is taking orders for Advanced Micro Devices' upcoming 12-core Opteron processors, code-named Magny-Cours, ahead of the official launch. — Provantage is taking orders for Opteron X12 6100 series chips that run at clock speeds between 1.7GHz and 2.4GHz.
Discussion: Engadget, Lockergnome Blog Network and Softpedia News
Joseph L. Flatley / Engadget: AMD 12-core Opterons leaked ahead of launch?
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!:
Digg's iPhone App is Now Available — As we've announced yesterday, Digg's official iPhone app is now available for free in Apple's App Store. — The app lists Top, Recent and Upcoming stories in various categories, giving Diggers the ability to vote and view comments on stories …
Discussion: ithinkdifferent, Erictric, VatorNews and 9 to 5 Mac
Imran Hussain / ithinkdifferent: Digg iPhone App hits the App Store tomorrow!
Matt Bowman / VatorNews: Digg (finally) launching its iPhone app
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Digg iPhone app tomorrow?
Frank Jordans / Associated Press:
European privacy battle looms for Facebook, Google — GENEVA — You have been tagged in 12 photos. Even if you're not signed up to the Web site. — European regulators are investigating whether the practice of posting photos, videos and other information about people on sites …
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Twitter Starts Rolling Out Contributors Feature, Salesforce Activated — Back in December, Twitter noted a new feature it was testing out, Contributors. Basically, this allows multiple people to tweet from one account (with individual attribution below the tweet).
Ina Fried / Beyond Binary:
Microsoft, Google eye Twitter-like services for work — While Twitter seems to have the market sewn up when it comes to the public sharing of snippets of information, the competition is heating up for offering similar services inside a corporation. — Microsoft, for example …
Discussion: ReadWriteEnterprise, Gawker, TechFlash, Softpedia News and TechSpot
Alex Williams / ReadWriteEnterprise: Microsoft Testing OfficeTalk - Microblogging Service Much Like Twitter
Ryan Tate / Gawker: Microsoft Copies Twitter
Todd Bishop / TechFlash: Microsoft's OfficeTalk experiment
Matthew DeCarlo / TechSpot: Microsoft piloting Twitter-like service for businesses
Thomas Frank / USA Today:
Airport device follows fliers' phones — WASHINGTON — Today's smartphones and PDAs could have a new use in the nation's airports: helping passengers avoid long lines at security checkpoints. — The Transportation Security Administration is looking at installing devices in airports that home …
Discussion: Switched, All Points Blog and MobileCrunch
Adena Schutzberg / All Points Blog: TSA Considering Use Personal Tech in Pockets to Determine Wait in Security Lines
Kevin Michaluk / CrackBerry.com blogs:
CTIA 2010: Twitter for BlackBerry Available March 31st — After the keynote this morning I rolled by the BlackBerry booth and stumbled upon the Twitter pod. After some smooth talking (just kidding, no smooth talking required), I was informed that the Official Twitter for BlackBerry client …
Brooke Crothers / CNET News:
Qualcomm adds 4G to laptop modems — Qualcomm is adding 4G technology to its Gobi laptop modems and expanding its chip offerings that support 3G technologies. — The San Diego-based company announced at CTIA in Las Vegas Tuesday that it will add, for the first time, LTE …
Discussion: Android Phone Fans and Maximum PC
Rob Jackson / Android Phone Fans: HTC EVO 4G Specs Published By Sprint
Pulkit Chandna / Maximum PC: Qualcomm Adding 4G LTE Tech to Laptop Modems
Chris Rawson / TUAW:
US Army meets with Apple, discusses tech for soldiers — Earlier this month, Major General Nick Justice and several members of his staff traveled to Apple's Cupertino campus to discuss soldiers using Apple's products and technology in the field. In addition to having the most awesome name ever …
Discussion: army.mil and MacRumors Page 2
Ina Fried / CNET News:
Microsoft data centers go beyond the container — Microsoft's data center of the future will be more like a trailer park. — Only the concrete pad will need to be built on-site, with everything else shipped in as a pre-manufactured unit. That's a step beyond the current approach …
Discussion: ms datacenters and Data Center Knowledge
Ed Felten / Freedom to Tinker:
Side-Channel Leaks in Web Applications — Popular online applications may leak your private data to a network eavesdropper, even if you're using secure web connections, according to a new paper by Shuo Chen, Rui Wang, XiaoFeng Wang, and Kehuan Zhang. (Chen is at Microsoft Research; the others are at Indiana.)
Discussion: The Register and Liquidmatrix Security Digest
Dan Goodin / The Register: Your health, tax, and search data siphoned
Michael Grothaus / TUAW:
Jobs on a roll, drops three more emails; expect universal iPhone mailbox — Okay, who hasn't gotten an email from Steve Jobs this week? Yesterday we reported on an email Steve sent to a user regarding Google's Picasa. Also, a MacRumors reader emailed Jobs yesterday about his concern …
Discussion: Computerworld, MacNN, Tech Eye, Softpedia News, Gadget Lab, Neowin.net, App Advice, Digits, Telegraph, TiPb, Cult of Mac, Crave, Erictric, Edible Apple, Distorted-Loop.com, EverythingiCafe, Silicon Alley Insider, AppleInsider, Redmond Pie, bitefromtheapple.com, The Next Web, 9 to 5 Mac, TheAppleBlog and Go Rumors
Mitch Wagner / Computerworld: Apple's Steve Jobs e-mails fans, and other Apple news
Nick Farrell / Tech Eye: Jobs snubs AT&T — AT&T, which was Apple's number one chum …
Brian X. Chen / Gadget Lab: Roundup: Steve Jobs' Terse Replies to Fan Mail
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: Steve Jobs Replies: The iPhone To Get An Universal Inbox & The iPad …
Yukari Iwatani Kane / Digits: Getting Some Answers From Steve Jobs
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Sent from Steve's iPad: Universal Inbox for iPhone Mail …
Nicole Martinelli / Cult of Mac: Steve Jobs Answers Email Via iPad
Chris Matyszczyk / Crave: The gadget blog: Steve Jobs already e-mailing customers from iPad?
Tim Barribeau / EverythingiCafe: Steve Jobs Sends Email Flurry To Fans
Jay Yarow / Silicon Alley Insider: Steve Jobs Says “Not To Worry,” Apple Is Working On New MacBook Pros (AAPL)
Skipper Eye / Redmond Pie: Steve Jobs Email Hints at New MacBook Pro
Robert S Mozayeni / bitefromtheapple.com: Steve Jobs sent me an email.
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Universal Mailbox in iPhone OS 4. mail.app + Steve Jobs using …
Charles Jade / TheAppleBlog: Steve Jobs, the Magic 8-Ball, Replies to Email
Anand Srinivasan / Go Rumors: Universal Mailbox Coming To iPhone Soon
Colin Gibbs / GigaOM:
Fox Mobile Offers Hulu-Like Subscription Service for Smartphones — Fox Mobile is hoping it can convince consumers to shell out to watch TV on their smartphones. The News Corp. subsidiary this morning unveiled Bitbop, a subscription service for smartphone owners that will deliver both streaming …
Kelly Hodgkins / Boy Genius Report:
First look at Skype for Verizon Wireless, launching March 25th — While making our way through the throng of booths, bloggers, and boisterous crowds at CTIA, we were able to snag a few minutes with the new Skype mobile application running on both a BlackBerry Storm2 and a Motorola DROID.
Discussion: Softpedia News, IntoMobile, Skype Journal, DSLreports and The Tech Herald …
Phil Wolff / Skype Journal: Using Skype mobile for Verizon Wireless
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines:
Adobe earnings: Business strong, product cycles boost outlook — Adobe's fiscal first quarter was stronger than expected and the company boosted its outlook for the next quarter amid new versions of its Flash Player and Creative Suite. — The company reported earnings of $127.2 million …
Discussion: Business Wire, Macworld, MacRumors, Beet.TV and BetaNews
Jackie Dove / Macworld: Adobe will unveil Creative Suite 5 on April 12
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Adobe Creative Suite 5 Set to Launch April 12th
Scott M. Fulton, III / BetaNews: Adobe to launch Creative Suite 5 April 12
John Cook / TechFlash:
Clearwire touts wireless router to boost speeds on Apple's iPad — Clearwire today offered a series of announcements at the CTIA Wireless show in Las Vegas about its network, WiMax-powered devices and new markets. The Kirkland provider of high-speed wireless service continues its march across the U.S. …
Discussion: Business Wire, Wi-Fi Networking News and Ubergizmo
Facebook Data Team's Notes:
Continuing our Study of Happiness — On October 5, 2009, Data Scientists at Facebook began studying the happiness of English speakers in the United States through the Gross National Happiness Index (GNH). We used anonymous counts of positive and negative word used in people's Facebook updates …