James Kelly / The Official Google Blog:
Next steps for our experimental fiber network — Since we announced our plans to build experimental, ultra high-speed broadband networks, the response from communities and individuals has been tremendous and creative. With just a few hours left before our submission deadline …
Miguel Helft / Bits: Cities Rush to Woo Google Broadband Before Friday Deadline
Larry Dignan / CNET News: Google moves toward fiber network locale
Jessica Guynn / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Google says 600 communities are vying for its broadband network
Juan Carlos Perez / Computerworld: Cities, towns go gaga to gain Google's super-fast networks
Gus Sentementes / BaltTech: Baltimore mayor, Google Czar file fiber application
Bianca Bosker / The Huffington Post: Over 600 Cities Vie For Google Fiber Network
Thomas Claburn / InformationWeek: Google Broadband Plan Stirs Hunger For Speed
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: Google: Everyone Wants Gigabit Fiber To Their Home
Jared Newman / PC World: Google to Pick Fiber Network Cities By Year-end
Andrew Lyle / Neowin.net: The next step in Google's fiber-optic network
Eric Slivka / MacRumors:
iPad App Store Reveals Launch Apps, Top Seller Lists, App Details — Apple has begun putting together the iPad-specific App Store in anticipation of the upcoming iPad launch. iPad-only Apps have begun to be approved and organized. MacRumors has managed to access the iPad's best seller lists …
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, App Advice, TUAW, Touch Arcade, PadGadget, World of Apple, ithinkdifferent, technabob and The Loop
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: iPad App Store screenshots emerging
Robin Rhys / App Advice: iPad App Sneak Peak: Tweetings for iPad
Mike Schramm / TUAW: More iPad games revealed
Jim Dalrymple / The Loop: iPad apps begin showing up on the App Store
Tyler Tschida / App Advice:
iPad App Store Unveiled, Our Exclusive Walkthrough — The iPad App Store is set to launch on April 3rd, but we have managed to access the entire thing a little early and we would like to share some of its secrets with you. — Before we get into any major details, the iPad App Store features …
Discussion: App Annie and CrunchGear, Thanks:xonder
Devin Coldewey / CrunchGear: iPad App Store Leak II: The Leakening
Michael Richter / Facebook Blog:
Another Step in Open Site Governance — Nearly a year ago, we committed to an open and transparent system of governance for Facebook. Specifically, we now post all proposed changes to our governing documents before they go into effect and solicit feedback on these proposals from the people who use Facebook.
Discussion: CNET News, blogs.ft.com, VatorNews, CNN, Facebook, All Facebook, PC World, VentureBeat, TechCrunch, paidContent, The Next Web, Black Web 2.0 and Mashable!
Declan McCullagh / CNET News: Revised Facebook policy hints at location tagging
David Gelles / blogs.ft.com: Facebook prepares to enter the location game
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: Facebook fuels hype over location features
John D. Sutter / CNN: Facebook plans to add ‘place’ feature
Nick O'Neill / All Facebook: Facebook Planning To Give Away Your Data To “Partners”
Juan Carlos Perez / PC World: Facebook Proposes Changes to Its Terms and Policies
Kim-Mai Cutler / VentureBeat: Facebook's proposed location policies hint that friends can tag you at places
Jacob Friedman / The Next Web: Facebook Backpedaling On Location Services?
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb: Facebook May Share User Data With External Sites Automatically
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb: Facebook Confirms & Reconsiders Forthcoming Location Feature
Brian Lam / Gizmodo:
Steve Jobs and Eric Schmidt Spotted Together Again: Photos — Jobs and Schmidt, whose companies have just ended their love affair, were spotted minutes ago talking business at Calafia in the Town and Country shopping center in Palo Alto. Our tipster saw em and snapped these shots …
Discussion: TechCrunch, 9 to 5 Mac, AppleInsider, Digital Daily, VentureBeat, MediaFile, Erictric, Edible Apple, Electronista and EverythingiCafe
MG Siegler / TechCrunch: Jobs And Schmidt: We've Seen This Movie Before, I'm Just Not Sure Which One It Is
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Eric Schmidt and Steve Jobs having some coffee
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Schmidt to Jobs: Now, a Clever Man Would Put the Poison Into His Own Goblet...
Alexei Oreskovic / MediaFile: Apple's Jobs and Google's Schmidt: Let's do coffee
Christopher Meinck / EverythingiCafe: Steve Jobs, Google's Eric Schmidt Meet At Local Coffee Joint
Apple Buys iPad Trademark from Fujitsu — Apple now owns the iPad trademark. The trademark (Serial No. 76497338) was filed by Fujitsu in March of 2003 for their iPad wireless handheld computing device used by retailers. Records at the U.S. Patent and Trademark office show that the trademark was assigned to Apple on March 17.
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider: Apple acquires iPad trademark from Fujitsu
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Apple Grabs iPad Trademark From Fujitsu
Erica Ogg / CNET News: Apple snags iPad trademark from Fujitsu
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Brainstorm Tech: Apple gets the ‘iPad’ trademark
Paul Miller / Engadget: That was easy: Apple buys iPad trademark from Fujitsu
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple now owns the ‘iPad’ trademark outright
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo: Apple Now Owns “iPad” Entirely
Rik Myslewski / The Register: Apple pries iPad moniker from Fujitsu
Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily: Apple Gets iPad Trademark
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Apple Obtains ‘iPad’ U.S. Trademark From Fujitsu
Christina Warren / Mashable!: Apple Acquires the iPad Trademark
Tim Barribeau / EverythingiCafe: Apple Now Owns iPad Trademark
Michael Rose / TUAW: iPad trademark now lives at 1 Infinite Loop
Layne Heiny / Technology Questions: Apple Gains iPad Trademark from Fujitsu
New York Post:
Radioshack search — RadioShack is looking to shack up with a deep-pocketed investor. — The Texas-based electronics chain is exploring strategic alternatives including a possible sale of the company that could fetch more than $3 billion, sources told The Post.
Discussion: Dallas Morning News, CNET News, DailyFinance, Mashable!, TechSpot, Boy Genius Report, Gizmodo, CrunchGear, Electronista, Tech Trader Daily, Phone Scoop, DealBook and PE Hub Blog
Maria Halkias / Dallas Morning News: Report: RadioShack considering sale, Best Buy merger
Erica Ogg / CNET News: Radio Shack looking for a buyer?
Tom Taulli / DailyFinance: RadioShack Calls in the Bankers to Talk Buyout
Barb Dybwad / Mashable!: RadioShack on the Auction Block? [RUMOR]
Matthew DeCarlo / TechSpot: RadioShack exploring sale or merger with Best Buy?
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: RadioShack for sale? — This little tidbit of technology news …
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: What Would Best Buy Do With Radio Shack?
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: RadioShack looking for a buyer, possibly Best Buy
Eric M. Zeman / Phone Scoop: RadioShack Exploring Possible Sale or Merger
Erin Griffith / PE Hub Blog: peHUB Second Opinion 3.26
Kasper Jade / AppleInsider:
Radio Shack set to become nation's second-largest iPhone retailer
Radio Shack set to become nation's second-largest iPhone retailer
Discussion: Network World and MacRumors
Yoni Heisler / Network World: Radio Shack poised to sell $95 iPhone in 3,000 nationwide locations this weekend
Carolyn Duffy Marsan / Computerworld:
Yahoo proposes ‘really ugly hack’ to DNS — Network World - ANAHEIM, Calif. — Network engineers from Yahoo are pitching what they admit is a “really ugly hack” to the Internet's Domain Name System, but they say it is necessary for the popular Web content provider to support IPv6 …
Carolyn Duffy Marsan / Network World:
Google, Microsoft, Netflix in talks to create shared list of IPv6 users
Google, Microsoft, Netflix in talks to create shared list of IPv6 users
Mark Ruddock / What's New in Viigo:
Breaking News: Viigo Joins RIM — Viigo is excited to announce that our company is now part of Research In Motion (RIM). — Our team has joined RIM's global organization and will continue to bring our expertise in BlackBerry® application development and real-time content delivery to the BlackBerry platform.
Discussion: paidContent, CrackBerry.com blogs, BerryScoop and Phone Scoop, Thanks:mrinaldesai
Tricia Duryee / paidContent: RIM Acquires BlackBerry-App Maker Viigo
Jason Cipriani / BerryScoop: Viigo Joins Forces With RIM
Philip Berne / Phone Scoop: RIM Snaps Up Content Delivery Maker Viigo
Major Nelson / Xbox Live's Major Nelson:
USB Memory Support for the Xbox 360 coming April 6th — On April 6th, we will be releasing a system update over Xbox LIVE for your Xbox 360 that will allow USB flash drives to be used for storing profiles, game saves, demos and more. I've been testing this feature out for a few weeks, and I have to say it's really great.
Discussion: CNET News, Joystiq, Neowin.net, Engadget, SlashGear, VG247, Erictric, TechSpot, ithinkdifferent, CrunchGear, Gamasutra, TechFlash, GeekSmack, Electronista, DVICE and Techland
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: Microsoft confirms, dates Xbox 360 USB storage
Alexander Sliwinski / Joystiq: Microsoft phasing out memory units and 120GB hard drive
Tzvi Friedman / Neowin.net: Xbox 360 USB Memory Support Rolling Out April 6th
Paul Miller / Engadget: USB mass storage support coming to Xbox 360 on April 6th
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Xbox 360 USB Storage update coming April 6th
Stephany Nunneley / VG247: USB memory support for Xbox 360 coming April 6
Matthew DeCarlo / TechSpot: Xbox 360 USB storage confirmed, update coming April 6
Uzair Ghani / ithinkdifferent: Xbox 360 to support USB Mass Storage
Todd Bishop / TechFlash: Microsoft confirms USB mass storage coming to Xbox 360
Iian Kehn / GeekSmack: XBOX 360 USB Memory support rolls out April 6th
Adam Frucci / DVICE: The details on the Xbox 360's new USB-storage-lovin' ways
Allie Townsend / Techland: The Daily Dose — Today in Techland: With March Madness in the air …
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Exclusive: Facebook Poaches Yet Another Major Googler-This Time, Ad Exec David Fischer [UPDATED] — David Fischer-who was VP of Global Online Sales & Operations for Google and more recently, was heading up its local efforts-is taking a job at Facebook as VP of Advertising and Global Operations, according to sources.
Discussion: CNET News, Inside Facebook, All Facebook, Startup Meme, Search Engine Land, paidContent and Silicon Alley Insider
Caroline McCarthy / CNET News: Facebook hires ad exec from Google
Nick O'Neill / All Facebook: Facebook Scores A Big Googler
Sardar Mohkim Khan / Startup Meme: Google Loses David Fischer To Facebook
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land: Facebook Nabs Google's David Fischer & Google Nabs Oracle's Amit Singh
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice:
Exclusive: iPad iBooks Pricing Shoots Up — It seems like our revelations surrounding eBook pricing on the iPad didn't go unnoticed. — For unknown reasons, following our announcement, almost all eBooks from the New York Time's BestSeller list on Apple iBookstore have been give a major price increase.
Discussion: MacRumors, Electronista, Digital Trends, AppScout, ChannelWeb and eWeek, Thanks:xonder
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: iBookstore Best Seller Prices Suddenly Jump to $12.99?
Nick Mokey / Digital Trends: Apple Stocks iPad Book Store with 30,000 Free Books, Bestsellers for $10
Mark Hachman / AppScout: iBooks Prices Matches Amazon; 30,000 Books for Free?
Chad Berndtson / ChannelWeb: Apple iBookstore Pricing Leaked, With Bad News For Amazon
Nathan Eddy / eWeek: Apple iBookstore Pricing, Selection Leaked
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Brainstorm Tech:
iPad week two: 240,000 pre-orders — A week before its release, online orders for the iPad averaged about 7,000 a day — Click to enlarge. Source: Daniel Tello — Pre-orders for Apple's (AAPL) tablet computer held steady a week before its April 3 release.
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, EverythingiCafe, Deagol's AAPL Model, SlashGear and Electronista, Thanks:mrinaldesai
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: iPad orders now climbing at a steady pace, closing in on a half-million?
Tim Barribeau / EverythingiCafe: iPad Pre-Orders Nearing 500k?
Evan Selleck / SlashGear: Apple iPad Cumulative Orders Reaching 500,000, Approved iPad Apps Make Appearance
Michael Gartenberg / Engadget:
Entelligence: Mobile multitasking is mostly a myth — Entelligence is a column by technology strategist and author Michael Gartenberg, a man whose desire for a delicious cup of coffee and a quality New York bagel is dwarfed only by his passion for tech. In these articles …
Scott Rosenberg / Scott Rosenberg's Wordyard:
For the media biz, iPad 2010 = CDROM 1994 — I'm having flashbacks these days, and they're not from drugs, they're from the rising chorus of media-industry froth about how Apple's forthcoming iPad is going to save the business of selling content. — Let me be clear: I love what I've seen …
Discussion: MediaPost, BetaNews, rc3.org, Mobile Marketing Watch, Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim and Apple Gazette
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: IPad Unites All The Pricing Models Under The Sun
Joe Wilcox / BetaNews: Of course media bias favors Apple
Frank Reed / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: iPad Advertisers Ready to Go
Kevin Whipps / Apple Gazette: The iPad Subscription Theory
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Some iPhone Video Apps Won't Be Approved Unless They Can Adapt To AT&T's Lousy Network — Video streaming apps on the iPhone in the U.S. have always had to contend with the limitations of AT&T's data network. For a long time, video streaming apps were not allowed in the App Store.
Discussion: AppleInsider, MobileContentToday, Gizmodo and Seeking Alpha
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider: Apple launching iPad with explicit content in App Store
Todd Ogasawara / MobileContentToday: iPhone Video Apps Should be Good Netizens. …
Roger Entner / Nielsen Wire:
Smartphones to Overtake Feature Phones in U.S. by 2011 — Roger Entner, Senior Vice President, Research and Insights, Telecom Practice — The iPhone, Blackberry, Droid and smartphones in general dominate the buzz in the mobile market, but only 21% of American wireless subscribers are using …
Discussion: GigaOM, Internet Evolution, Hillicon Valley and MobileContentToday
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: 1 in 2 Americans Will Have a Smartphone by Christmas 2011
Kristen Schweizer / Bloomberg:
Spotify Music Site Sees U.S. Start in Third Quarter; Plans BlackBerry App — Spotify, a virtual digital jukebox and Europe's largest legal online music site, aims to start U.S. operations in the third quarter. — The Stockholm-based company, which has 7 million users in Europe …
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, Maximum PC, Fast Company, Obsessable, Mashable!, Zatz Not Funny!, Epicenter, eHomeUpgrade, Erictric, Switched, Gizmodo, GigaOM, Pocket-lint, TG Daily, Silicon Alley Insider, Know Your Cell, Electronista and Lifehacker
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: Spotify is Getting Ready for U.S. Launch in Q3
Ryan Whitwam / Maximum PC: Spotify Prepping for Third Quarter US Launch
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: Spotify — Spotify is a popular peer-to-peer music streaming program …
Jennifer Van Grove / Mashable!: Spotify Aims to Launch in U.S. in 3 to 6 Months
Brad Linder / Zatz Not Funny!: Spotify To Hit US Smartphones This Fall?
Eliot Van Buskirk / Epicenter: Inch-by-Inch: Spotify Now Buying Server Space in United States
Alexander Grundner / eHomeUpgrade: Spotify Launching in the U.S. Q3 2010
Terrence O'Brien / Switched: Spotify Coming to U.S. in ‘Third Quarter,’ BlackBerry App in Tow?
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Why It's Worth Getting Excited For Spotify's US Launch
Paul Bonanos / GigaOM: Spotify Now Targeting Q3 for U.S. Launch
Ben Crompton / Pocket-lint: Spotify gets rough US launch date
Sean Fallon / Know Your Cell: Spotify aims for Q3 U.S. launch
Caroline McCarthy / CNET News:
LA newsman accused of Google leak — NEW YORK—Bob Tur, the Los Angeles broadcast journalist whose company sued YouTube in 2006 over a copyright complaint, has been accused by Google-employed lawyers of leaking confidential court documents related to the depositions of YouTube and Google executives …
Discussion: Relevant Results
Robert McMillan / PC World:
Is Your Mobile Phone Giving up Your Phone Number? — When mobile users surf the Web they also may be inadvertently disclosing their phone numbers, a security researcher said Thursday. — The problem lies in the way that some networks are reformatting Web data on what are known as proxy servers …
Jordan Robertson / Associated Press:
AP Exclusive: ‘Smart’ meters have security holes — SAN FRANCISCO - Computer-security researchers say new “smart” meters that are designed to help deliver electricity more efficiently also have flaws that could let hackers tamper with the power grid in previously impossible ways.
Federico Viticci / MacStories:
BREAKING: Explicit Apps Are Back in the App Store — Almost — Remember when Apple removed all the “explicit content apps” from the App Store? Well, Apple is getting ready to put them back in. By visiting these two URLs (here and here) seems like the categories are ready, are there's one for the iPad as well.
Discussion: App Advice, 9 to 5 Mac and MacRumors
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: Explicit Category Appears On The App Store!
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Explicit Apps category being wheeled out for iPad launch?