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
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
Larry Dignan / CNET News: Google moves toward fiber network locale
Jared Newman / PC World: Google to Pick Fiber Network Cities By Year-end
Bianca Bosker / The Huffington Post: Over 600 Cities Vie For Google Fiber Network
Thomas Claburn / InformationWeek: Google Broadband Plan Stirs Hunger For Speed
Chris Lefkow / Agence France Presse: US cities vie to win Google's broadband favor
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: Google: Everyone Wants Gigabit Fiber To Their Home
Andrew Lyle / Neowin.net: The next step in Google's fiber-optic network
Connie Loizos / PE Hub Blog: Buckle Your Seatbelt, Google; Tomorrow May Be Nuts
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: VatorNews, CNN, Facebook, All Facebook, VentureBeat, PC World, TechCrunch, paidContent, Black Web 2.0, The Next Web and Mashable!
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”
Kim-Mai Cutler / VentureBeat: Facebook's proposed location policies hint that friends can tag you at places
Juan Carlos Perez / PC World: Facebook Proposes Changes to Its Terms and Policies
Jacob Friedman / The Next Web: Facebook Backpedaling On Location Services?
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb: Facebook Confirms & Reconsiders Forthcoming Location Feature
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, World of Apple, PadGadget, 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
iPad App Store Unveiled, Our Exclusive Walkthrough
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, AppleInsider, 9 to 5 Mac, Digital Daily, VentureBeat, Search Engine Land, MacRumors Page 2, 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...
Christopher Meinck / EverythingiCafe: Steve Jobs, Google's Eric Schmidt Meet At Local Coffee Joint
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.
Tom Taulli / DailyFinance: RadioShack Calls in the Bankers to Talk Buyout
Maria Halkias / Dallas Morning News: Report: RadioShack considering sale, Best Buy merger
Erica Ogg / CNET News: Radio Shack looking for a buyer?
Matthew DeCarlo / TechSpot: RadioShack exploring sale or merger with Best Buy?
Brian Barrett / Silicon Alley Insider: What Would Best Buy Do With Radio Shack?
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: RadioShack looking for a buyer, possibly Best Buy
Barb Dybwad / Mashable!: RadioShack on the Auction Block? [RUMOR]
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: RadioShack for sale? — This little tidbit of technology news …
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
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.
Erica Ogg / CNET News: Apple snags iPad trademark from Fujitsu
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Brainstorm Tech: Apple gets the ‘iPad’ trademark
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple now owns the ‘iPad’ trademark outright
Paul Miller / Engadget: That was easy: Apple buys iPad trademark from Fujitsu
Rik Myslewski / The Register: Apple pries iPad moniker from Fujitsu
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo: Apple Now Owns “iPad” Entirely
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Apple Obtains ‘iPad’ U.S. Trademark From Fujitsu
Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily: Apple Gets 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
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: CrackBerry.com blogs, BerryScoop and Phone Scoop, Thanks:mrinaldesai
Jason Cipriani / BerryScoop: Viigo Joins Forces With RIM
Philip Berne / Phone Scoop: RIM Snaps Up Content Delivery Maker Viigo
Carolyn Duffy Marsan / Network World:
Google, Microsoft, Netflix in talks to create shared list of IPv6 users — Open source ‘whitelist’ would aid transition to next-gen Internet services, proponents say — ANAHEIM, CALIF. — Leading Web content providers — including Google, Yahoo, Netflix and Microsoft …
Carolyn Duffy Marsan / Computerworld: Yahoo proposes ‘really ugly hack’ to DNS
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, All Facebook, Inside 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
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, Fast Company, Obsessable, Zatz Not Funny!, Mashable!, Epicenter, eHomeUpgrade, Erictric, Switched, Gizmodo, GigaOM, TG Daily, Pocket-lint, Silicon Alley Insider, Electronista, Know Your Cell and Lifehacker
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: Spotify is Getting Ready for U.S. Launch in Q3
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: Spotify — Spotify is a popular peer-to-peer music streaming program …
Brad Linder / Zatz Not Funny!: Spotify To Hit US Smartphones This Fall?
Jennifer Van Grove / Mashable!: Spotify Aims to Launch in U.S. in 3 to 6 Months
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
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: Joystiq, Neowin.net, Engadget, TechFlash, SlashGear, VG247, Erictric, TechSpot, ithinkdifferent, CrunchGear, Gamasutra, GeekSmack, Electronista and DVICE
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
Todd Bishop / TechFlash: Microsoft confirms USB mass storage coming to Xbox 360
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
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
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 …
Eric Slivka / MacRumors:
Best Buy Preps for April 3rd iPad Launch — Consumer electronics retailer Best Buy has reportedly begun preparations for the launch of Apple's Wi-Fi iPad models on April 3rd, providing its retail store employees with details of events leading up to the launch.
Discussion: PC World, TiPb, Boy Genius Report, Techland, TUAW, CrunchGear, iLounge, I4U News, EverythingiCafe, Technology Questions, 9 to 5 Mac and Wall Street Journal
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: Approved iPad apps leak on Apple site?
Doug Aamoth / Techland: Best Buy Selling The iPad, Too
Michael Grothaus / TUAW: Best Buy to carry iPad on April 3 at ASC-stores only
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: Most Best Buys will have the iPad on launch day, but won't open early
Charles Starrett / iLounge: Best Buy readies for iPad launch
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Best Buy prepares for Apple iPad Launch on April 3rd
Tim Barribeau / EverythingiCafe: Best Buy To Stock iPads At Stores-Within-A-Store
Layne Heiny / Technology Questions: Apple iPad Preparations and Delays
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Best Buy ‘Store-within-a-Store’ to have iPads at launch?
Nathan Becker / Wall Street Journal: Best Buy Profit Rises 37%
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: Internet Evolution, GigaOM, Hillicon Valley and MobileContentToday
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: 1 in 2 Americans Will Have a Smartphone by Christmas 2011
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
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: Gizmodo, MobileContentToday and Seeking Alpha
Todd Ogasawara / MobileContentToday: iPhone Video Apps Should be Good Netizens. …
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 …
Will Richmond / VideoNuze.com:
Here's How Google TV Will Work - And What It Might Mean — Last week, the NY Times shared some details of “Google TV,” the new set-top box Google is developing in partnership with Intel and Sony. The article provided a good outline, and now, based on additional information I've gathered …
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Rumor: Google's Set Top Box Won't Replace Your Current One, But “Daisy-Chain” Them
Christina Warren / Mashable!: More Google TV Details Emerge
Will Richmond / VideoNuze: VideoNuze Report Podcast #54 - March 26, 2010
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Google TV to daisy-chain existing set-top boxes?
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.
Peter Svensson / Associated Press:
Verizon winds down expensive FiOS expansion — NEW YORK - If Verizon Communications Inc. hasn't already started wiring your city or town with its FiOS fiber-optic TV and broadband service, chances are you won't get it. — Where it's available, FiOS usually provides the only competition for cable TV apart from satellite service.
Discussion: VentureBeat and internetnews.com
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Verizon slows down expansion of its FiOS fiber network