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” …
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider, Mashable!, WebProNews and Bloomberg, Thanks:beet_tv
Nick Saint / Silicon Alley Insider: Google's Corporate Bios Mysteriously Displaying In Chinese (GOOG)
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Hacked? Google Corporate Pages Temporarily Switch to Chinese
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Google Exec Page Turned to Chinese
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: CNET News, Financial Times, Mercury News, VatorNews, Associated Press, New York Times, Reuters, TechCrunch, WebProNews, InformationWeek, ClickZ, ZDNet Australia, AppScout, Guardian, Washington Post and pluGGd.in
Lance Whitney / CNET News: Google addresses e-mail, apps concerns in China
Kathrin Hille / Financial Times: Beijing struggles on Google censorship
Chris Caceres / VatorNews: What about Google Apps in China?
Alexa Olesen / Associated Press: Google deals in doubt amid spat with Beijing
Michael Wines / New York Times: Stance by China to Limit Google Is Risk by Beijing
Evelyn Rusli / TechCrunch: Zittrain: Google Stands Alone
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Google Will Continue Sales, R&D in China
Dave Methvin / InformationWeek: Google's China Loss is Microsoft's Gain?
Jack Marshall / ClickZ: Chinese Authorities React to Google's Unfiltered Search Results
Mark Hachman / AppScout: Google's China Decision: Good Principles, or Good Business?
Bobbie Johnson / Guardian: China response ‘took Google by surprise’
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 …
Discussion: Hillicon Valley, Digital Daily, Silicon Alley Insider, DailyTech, Neowin.net, L.A. Times Tech Blog, Softpedia News, mikelgan's blog, eSarcasm, thebigmoney.com, Technology Liberation Front, SiliconANGLE, Maximum PC, CrunchGear, Silicon Valley Watcher, Switched, Fast Company, ZDNet Government and The Register, Thanks:mrinaldesai
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: QOTD
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
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: China has every right to be upset with Google right now
Terrence O'Brien / Switched: Breaking Point: China Begins Blocking Google Searches
Doug Hanchard / ZDNet Government: NYT: China Counters Google position. Partners begin divorce proceedings
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: Computerworld, 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
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Google: ‘Certain Sensitive Queries Are Being Blocked’ In China
Thomas Claburn / InformationWeek: China Calls Google's Actions ‘Wrong’
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: MacRumors, VatorNews, Silicon Alley Insider, App Advice, iLounge, blogs.chron.com, EverythingiCafe, Insanely Great Mac, TiPb, Gizmodo and Gadget Lab, Thanks:atul
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: Instapaper for iPad to launch on day one
Jay Yarow / Silicon Alley Insider: Fabulous iPhone App Instapaper Will Be On The iPad, Possibly On Day One
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: Instapaper Announces A Universal iPad App
Jesse David Hollington / iLounge: Marco Arment previews Instapaper on iPad
Tim Barribeau / EverythingiCafe: Instapaper On The iPad Looks Like A Must Have
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Instapaper Pro for iPad Preview
Adam Frucci / Gizmodo: Instapaper for iPad Will Sell a Lot of iPads
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: Preview: Instapaper Pro for iPad
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Instapaper For The iPad May Be The First Killer App. And It Will Be Universal. — The simple bookmarking application Instapaper made by Tumblr developer Marco Arment is one of my favorite applications, period. Between the web, the iPhone, and the Kindle, it's easily one of my most-used apps.
Discussion: Macsimum News
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Instapaper coming to the iPad
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: Computerworld, The Microsoft Blog, Tech Eye, Between the Lines, jkOnTheRun, Softpedia News, Sprint, SlashGear, Sidecut Reports, BetaNews, Know Your Cell, I4U News, Shelly Palmer, Redmond Pie, Gadgets DNA, T3.com News, eWeek, Android and Me, VentureBeat, DailyTech, Phones Review, Gadgetell, The Readers Eye, Zatz Not Funny!, Fast Company, MobileTechWorld, Digital Trends, DSLreports, Android Phone Fans, Gizmodo, Mobility Today, AndroidGuys, blogs.ft.com, Tech Trader Daily, 9 to 5 Mac, paidContent, Mashable!, The Seattle Times, techblog.dallasnews.com, Electronista, Gadget Lab, Fone Arena and Seeking Alpha
Matt Hamblen / Computerworld: HTC EVO 4G seen as next bet in Sprint's WiMax gamble
John W. Daly / Tech Eye: HTC EVO out in summer
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: Samsung Galaxy — Another Rival in Superphone Universe
Vincent Nguyen / SlashGear: HTC EVO 4G hands-on
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: Sprint has the game changer: The first 4G smartphone
Gary Krakow / Know Your Cell: HTC Evo 4G preview
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: HTC EVO 4G aka HTC Supersonic is official
Taimur Asad / Redmond Pie: HTC EVO 4G vs Nexus One vs HTC Desire
Jeffry McDowell / Gadgets DNA: Sprint Showcased HTC EVO 4G Android Beast
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Sprint Announces HTC Evo 4G, Emphasizing Multimedia
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 …
Shawn Ingram / Gadgetell: Sprint announces the beautiful HTC EVO 4G
Dave Zatz / Zatz Not Funny!: Supersonic! Dave's next phone?
Rob Jackson / Android Phone Fans: HTC EVO 4G Press Release, Minisite Now LIVE!
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: Sprint's HTC Evo, the First Ever 4G Phone: Meet the New Terrific
Michael Herald / Mobility Today: Sprint Launches First 4G Phone, HTC Evo 4G
Thefatrat / AndroidGuys: HTC EVO 4G (a.k.a. Supersonic) on Sprint
Chris Nuttall / blogs.ft.com: First 4G Android phone looks a Sprint winner
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: The new Android phone to beat is the HTC EVO 4G from Sprint
Tricia Duryee / paidContent: Sprint Builds On 4G Momentum With First WiMax Phone
Barb Dybwad / Mashable!: HTC EVO 4G: Sprint's First WiMAX Phone
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
Qik Indeed. Service Comes Built-In To The Sexy HTC EVO 4G Android Phone
Discussion: Engadget, jkOnTheRun, Erictric, Android Phone Fans, I4U News, Redmond Pie, Phones Review and dailywireless.org
James Kendrick / jkOnTheRun: Top 5 Superphones to Watch
Rob Jackson / Android Phone Fans: Qik Comes Pre-Installed On HTC EVO 4G
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: HTC EVO 4G Hands-On Impressions
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: Sprint's WiMAX phone
Random House fears iPad price war — The world's largest book publisher by sales could keep its books from Apple's iPad when it goes on sale, as the Bertelsmann unit fears the effects of the tablet device on pricing
Discussion: MacRumors, Macsimum News, The Loop, Electronista and TeleRead
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Random House not on board the iPad bandwagon yet
Jim Dalrymple / The Loop: Random House worries iPad could erode e-book prices
Paul Biba / TeleRead: Random House may not go with the iPad
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, TG Daily, Softpedia News, Pocket-lint, PC World, CrunchGear, GeekSugar and Crave
Daemon Hatfield / IGN: Would You Pay a Girl to Play Halo With You?
Emma Woollacott / TG Daily: New games site lets losers pay to play with girls
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
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, WebProNews, Search Engine Roundtable, Inside AdWords, Search Engine Journal, Traffick and ClickZ
Doug Caverly / WebProNews: Google Introduces AdWords Search Funnels Reports
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Roundtable: Check Keywords That Assist Conversions With Google AdWords Search Funnels
Miles Johnson / Inside AdWords: New Reports: AdWords Search Funnels
Arnold Zafra / Search Engine Journal: Google Releases 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
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Tumblr Rolls Out Make Money Plan Part 2: Beautiful Themes — Earlier this month, Tumblr rolled out its first attempt at making money: a small ($9) fee to make your blog featured in a directory of blogs. Tomorrow, the service is officially rolling out its second revenue generator: premium themes.
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider and Mashable!, Thanks:pontax
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Tumblr Starts Offering Premium Themes
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget:
StyleTap finally brings Palm OS to your iPhone — Well it's been a long time coming, but now you can finally run your favorite Palm OS apps on your (jailbroken) iPhone. The good folks at StyleTap have taken that exciting demo we saw way back in May of 2008 and turned it into a Cydia-downloadable reality.
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, The Register, IntoMobile, SlashPhone, TiPb and Gizmodo
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Palm emulator Styletap, now for your Jailbroken iPhone
Dusan Belic / IntoMobile: StyleTap is finally out; Allows you to run Palm OS apps on a jailbroken iPhone
Kim Poh Liaw / SlashPhone: Palm OS Apps Enabled on iPhone with StyleTap
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: StyleTap Brings PalmOS to iPhone Jailbreak
Rosa Golijan / Gizmodo: StyleTap Finally Lets You Run Palm OS on Your iPhone
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 …
Discussion: Fast Company and TechCrunch
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
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 …
Discussion: Fast Company and VatorNews
Matt Bowman / VatorNews: Facebook expands happiness index
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: The Next Web, ithinkdifferent, Erictric, VatorNews and 9 to 5 Mac
Jamie Riddell / The Next Web: The New Digg App is Just Another App
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?
Sam Diaz / Between the Lines:
App guesses words to expand, shrink touch-screen keys for smarter typing — I accidentally stumbled upon a company called Thickbuttons at MobileFocus, one of those after-hours evening mini-conferences, as I was passing by its booth on my way to another. Out of the corner of my eye …
Discussion: Pocketables, Android Phone Fans and MobileContentToday
Frank McPherson / MobileContentToday: ThickButtons Alternate Keyboard For Android
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
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 …
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Facebook Feeling More Privacy Pain in Europe
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, GottaBeMobile.com, SlashGear, WMPoweruser.com, ithinkdifferent, Microsoft JobsBlog, Engadget, Electronista, Gizmodo and Pocket-lint
Claudine Beaumont / Telegraph: Microsoft all but confirms Courier tablet
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Microsoft Courier tipped in innovation JobsBlog article
Imran Hussain / ithinkdifferent: Courier is real, confirms a Microsoft jobs posting
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?
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo: Microsoft Job Posting Tongue Slip Sorta Confirms Courier Is Real
Duncan Geere / Pocket-lint: Microsoft confirms Courier tablet?
Zee / The Next Web:
iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, MySpace and More Unite to Combat Illegal Music Sharing Sites — Aiming to “remind listeners of the significance and value of music”, major players from across the music and technology industry have united to launch a site called Why Music Matters.
Kate Kaye / ClickZ:
USA Today Among Sites Set to Run iPad Ads — As Apple preps for the launch of the iPad, advertisers are gearing up to run campaigns on the new device. Mobile ad platform AdMarvel has teamed with Gannett-owned rich media ad firm PointRoll to enable expandable and highly-interactive ads on the iPad.
Discussion: AppleInsider and Macsimum News
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Advertisers gearing up iPad campaigns
IBM Teams With eMeter for Smart Power Metering — IBM has teamed with eMeter to provide ready-made systems for public utilities to implement an IBM-managed smart grid to help improve their power usage and efficiency. The program is specifically targeted at mid-sized electric …
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily:
Motion Control: A Powder Keg in the Mobile Patent War? — Here's a potentially noteworthy development in the patent litigation-riddled mobile device market. Last week, the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued a very broad patent on motion-based smartphone control …
Discussion: CNET News and Electronista
John Paczkowski / CNET News: Is motion control patent a powder keg for mobile?
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).
Discussion: Softpedia News and WebProNews
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, Softpedia News and Tech Eye
Joseph L. Flatley / Engadget: AMD 12-core Opterons leaked ahead of launch?
Nick Farrell / Tech Eye: AMD Magny-Cours chips details leaked
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 …