Doug Bowman / Twitter Blog:
Tweaking the Twitter homepage — Twitter's homepage is a work-in-progress. Today, we're testing a new design that bubbles up more of the information flowing through Twitter. This builds on a series of changes starting last year when we redesigned the homepage to make search and trending topics …
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Twitter revamps homepage with dynamic features to entice new users
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: Twitter Gets a New Homepage - It's a Whole Thing
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: Twitter hones its home page for the curious
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Twitter Tries To Seem More Social With A New Homepage
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider: Check Out Twitter's New, Better Homepage
Neil Vidyarthi / SocialTimes.com: Twitter Updates Their Homepage Design
Rahsheen / Black Web 2.0: Twitter Tweaks Homepage For New Users
Chloe Albanesius / AppScout: New Twitter Homepage Adds Popular Tweets, Suggested Users
Bianca Bosker / The Huffington Post: New Twitter Homepage Unveiled: See The Before And After (PICTURE)
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Twitter Launches A New, Dynamic Homepage — Twitter has just rolled out a new homepage that's a marked improvement over the current offering, and does a much better job at capturing what the service is all about. The new site features a 'See who's here' section that introduces new Twitter users …
Discussion: The Next Web, Mashable! and Switched
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: Twitter Shows Off @TopTweets - The Best Of Twitter
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!: Twitter Unveils New Homepage [PIC]
Thomas Houston / Switched: Twitter Redesigns Homepage, Adds Trending Ticker
Darren Murph / Engadget:
Verizon begins Android 2.1 update rollout for Motorola Droid — Flippin' finally, right? Verizon Wireless put the long-awaited Android 2.1 update on hold for its cadre of Motorola Droid owners earlier in the month, with an all-too-vague “TBD” as the only detail as to when we could look for it to actually, really land.
Discussion: Boy Genius Report, Neowin.net, Phone Arena, PhoneNews.com, Maximum PC, Android and Me, Android Central, MobileCrunch, AndroidGuys, SlashPhone, SlashGear and InformationWeek
Michael Bettiol / Boy Genius Report: Android 2.1 update for DROID now live
Humberto Saabedra / PhoneNews.com: Verizon Rolling Out Motorola Droid Android 2.1 Update Today
Taylor Wimberly / Android and Me: Confirmed: Droid 2.1 update arriving today
Phil Nickinson / Android Central: Hero takes on Droid today in March Smartphone Madness
Greg Kumparak / MobileCrunch: Verizon to start pushing Android 2.1 to Droids today
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Motorola DROID Android 2.1 firmware going OTA right now?
Steven Sande / TUAW:
And so it begins... Seton Hill University to give all students an iPad — We were talking about this the other day in the virtual “back room” at TUAW — when would the first university announce that they were going to give every one of their students an iPad? — It didn't take too long.
Discussion: Podcasting News, Macworld, Yahoo! News, ReadWriteWeb, CNET News, iGeneration, Gearlog, CrunchGear, Mashable!, I4U News, SlashGear, Erictric, Engadget and The Next Web
Nicholas Bonsack / Macworld: Seton Hill to give iPads to all full-time students
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: The iPad in Education: Colleges Give iPads to All Incoming Students
Don Reisinger / CNET News: Pa. university to give all students iPads
Zack Whittaker / iGeneration: University students: iBribed with a free iPad?
Chloe Albanesius / Gearlog: Seton Hill University to Provide Freshmen With iPads, Macbooks
Lauren Indvik / Mashable!: University to Provide iPads for All New Students
Joseph L. Flatley / Engadget: Seton Hill University hands out iPads to students
Brad Stone / Bits:
Godfather of iPod Severs Final Ties With Apple — An era is formally ending at Apple. Tony Fadell, one of the creators of the iPod and iPhone, is breaking off his nine-year affiliation with Steve Jobs & Co. — Mr. Fadell's exit from Apple, which he planned to announce online Monday night, has been gradual.
Discussion: Network World, Edible Apple, TUAW, Macsimum News, Brainstorm Tech, AppleInsider, VatorNews, ChannelWeb, GMSV, Gearlog, MacRumors, Silicon Alley Insider, Gizmodo, Digital Daily, iLounge, VentureBeat, Earth2Tech, EverythingiCafe, MacNN, CNET News and MacDailyNews
Aulia Masna / Network World: Former iPod chief bids Apple farewell
Michael Grothaus / TUAW: “Godfather” of iPod leaves Apple for greener pastures
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: ‘Father of the iPod’ leaving Apple
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Brainstorm Tech: Exit Apple: The man who made the iPod
Katie Marsal / AppleInsider: Former iPod chief severs remaining ties with Apple
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: Early iPod creator leaves Apple for good
Steven Burke / ChannelWeb: Apple iPod Chief's Official Departure Marks End Of An Era
John Murrell / GMSV: Rumor mill launches iPhone CDMA, iPhone HD
Brian Heater / Gearlog: iPhone/iPod Co-Creator Tony Fadell Leaves Apple
Rosa Golijan / Gizmodo: iPod Creator Tony Fadell Leaves Apple
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Tony “Father of the iPod” Fadell Leaves Apple
Charles Starrett / iLounge: ‘Father of the iPod’ Tony Fadell leaves Apple
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: iPod godfather Tony Fadell leaves Apple for good, moving on to green tech
Katie Fehrenbacher / Earth2Tech: iPod Creator Ditches Apple for Greentech
Tim Barribeau / EverythingiCafe: Original iPod and iPhone Co-Creator Leaves Apple
Steven Musil / CNET News: Report: Former iPod chief leaves Apple
Dave Zatz / Zatz Not Funny!:
What's Next for SlingPlayer Mobile? (iPad!) — I recently checked in with my former Sling peeps, regarding mobile clients. Specifically, codecs and resolution. As we know, a Slingbox Android client is on tap this summer. And I wondered if they're sticking with WMV video streaming or moving to H.264 for this platform.
Discussion: App Advice, CNET News, CrunchGear, Engadget, MacRumors, TiPb, eHomeUpgrade, SlashGear, EverythingiCafe, Gizmodo, Insanely Great Mac, 9 to 5 Mac, Electronista and PadGadget
Kiet Chieng / App Advice: SlingPlayer Coming To iPad
David Carnoy / CNET News: Sling prepping SlingPlayer for iPad
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Sling Media ‘Hard at Work’ on SlingPlayer for iPad
Jeremy Sikora / TiPb: SlingPlayer for iPad Coming “Some day”
Alexander Grundner / eHomeUpgrade: Sling Media Going the H.264 Route for iPad and Silverlight …
Shane McGlaun / SlashGear: Sling working on higher resolution streaming for iPad
Christopher Meinck / EverythingiCafe: Sling Media Working on SlingPlayer for iPad
Mark Wilson / Gizmodo: SlingPlayer HD Coming to iPad
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: SlingPlayer coming for iPad
Malcolm Moore / Telegraph:
Chinese censors disable Google searches — Chinese censors have disabled all Google searches on the mainland, blocking the US company's Hong Kong servers from delivering results. — In almost every major Chinese city, users reported that trying to access Google searches returned an error page.
Discussion: TechCrunch, Fast Company, Forbes, Guardian, Erictric, p2pnet and Agence France Presse
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: China's Firewall Mistakes Google For Radio Free Asia
Gady Epstein / Forbes: China Blocks Google
Tania Branigan / Guardian: Standard searches on Google Hong Kong ‘blocked in China’
Wall Street Journal:
Glitch Caused Google Disruptions in China
Glitch Caused Google Disruptions in China
Discussion: L.A. Times Tech Blog, Between the Lines, The Next Web and Voices on All Things Digital
Jessica Guynn / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Technical glitch blocks Google search engine in mainland China
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Flash Player To Come Bundled With Google Chrome, New Browser Plugin API Coming — The rumors were true: Adobe and Google are tightening their partnership, seemingly both warily eying Apple in the process - and Mozilla plays a role in this story as well. — Concretely, Adobe has announced …
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee: Adobe Adds Some Flash to Google's Chrome
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Google Chrome to Integrate Flash
Stephen Shankland / CNET News: Google to build Flash into Chrome browser
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV: Adobe Flash Integrated into Google's Chrome Browser
Wall Street Journal:
Unleashing American Broadband — Google and Verizon support a policy of minimal government involvement. — Innovation in technology and business is one of America's major comparative advantages in the global information economy. That's why the Federal Communication Commission's recently …
Discussion: GigaOM, CNET News, DSLreports, Between the Lines, Hillicon Valley and Post Tech, Thanks:crizzodesigns
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM: Google and Verizon Won't Be BFFs Forever
Marguerite Reardon / CNET News: Google, Verizon CEOs advocate for light Net regs
Karl Bode / DSLreports: Verizon, Google Play Nice For WSJ Editorial …
Cecilia Kang / Post Tech: AT&T, Verizon balk at FCC's merger conditions for SkyTerra
Cecilia Kang / Post Tech:
Google, Verizon tell FCC to ease off on broadband regulation
Google, Verizon tell FCC to ease off on broadband regulation
Discussion: blog.broadband.gov, FierceWireless and DailyFinance
David Tidmarsh / Yale Daily News:
ITS delays switch to Gmail — The changeover to Google as Yale's e-mail provider has been put on hold. — Information Technology Services has decided to postpone the University's move from the Horde Webmail service to Google Apps for Education, a suite of communication and collaboration tools …
Discussion: The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs and The Precursor Blog
Scott Cleland / The Precursor Blog: Do you know where your Google data was last night?
Daniel Lyons / Newsweek:
The Wisdom of Woz — Steve Wozniak stopped working at Apple in the late 1980s, but he's never stopped being a fan. Daniel Lyons caught up with Woz as he was driving through a snowstorm in Green River, Wyo., on his way to judge a high-school robotics competition.
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Apple Releases iPhone OS 3.2 SDK for iPad Developers
Mike Schramm / TUAW: Woz to buy two iPads
Xavier Lanier / GottaBeMobile.com: I Hope Woz is Wrong...
Robert Evans / I4U News: Steve Wozniak Is Buying Two iPads
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Steve Wozniak Will Buy Two iPads For Himself This Weekend
Chris Matyszczyk / CNET News: Will Steve Wozniak skip the iPad line?
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM:
Elan Sues to Ban Apple Multitouch Products in U.S. — Even the iPad — Elan Microelectronics filed suit against Apple with the U.S. International Trade Commission today, alleging that certain Apple products violate a multitouch patent previously awarded to the Taiwanese company.
Discussion: Macworld, internetnews.com, CNET News, MacRumors, Between the Lines, SlashGear, Newsome.Org, Hardware 2.0 and Pocket-lint
Serenity Caldwell / Macworld: Elan files with ITC, seeks sales injunction against Apple
Erica Ogg / CNET News: Apple sued over multitouch patent
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0: Apple kicks up iPad hype with guided video tours
Want to see the iPad? So do Apple store employees — (Reuters) - As Apple Inc gears up for the crush of customers expected for Saturday's iPad launch, employees who staff its retail stores are just as curious about the tablet as the fans who will line up outside.
Ryan Tate / Gawker:
Gmail Overlord Always Deletes His Email — Eric Schmidt's email habits are bizarre, considering his job: The CEO of Google and ultimate overlord of email-hoarding service Gmail deletes every email he receives, unless he's specifically asked to do otherwise. And that's not his only strange habit.
Jay Yarow / Silicon Alley Insider:
‘70% Chance’ Apple Builds Its Own Search Engine In The Next Five Years: Munster (AAPL, GOOG) — Top Apple analyst Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray is the latest to build on the notion that Apple will build its own search engine in a note on Apple's battle with Google. — Gene writes:
Christina Warren / Mashable!:
The iTunes App Store Comes to Facebook — Interacting with the iTunes App Store just got easier, thanks to the new App Store Facebook page. — Developed and powered by Vitrue, the new page puts the App Store inside Facebook — making it easy to search for apps, share them with friends …
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: App Store Now Browse-able On Facebook
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: App Store Now Available Through Facebook
Anum Vighio / ithinkdifferent: The App Store - Now on Facebook
Chad Garrett / TiPb: App Store, meet Facebook
Charles Starrett / iLounge: Apple launches App Store Facebook page
Tim Barribeau / EverythingiCafe: The App Store Arrives On Facebook
Arnold Zafra / RotorBlog.com: Cool! The iTunes App Store is Now on Facebook
Brian Heater / AppScout: iTunes App Store Listings Available Through Facebook
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Just in time for iPad Launch: App Store now in Facebook
Don Reisinger / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Browse Apple's App Store in Facebook
Michael Grothaus / TUAW: Apple App Store app launches on Facebook
Adam Frucci / DVICE: The iTunes App Store is now on Facebook
Brian Warmoth / MTV Multiplayer: Apple's App Store Hits Facebook, No iPad Refences
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: The App Store Gets A Facebook Page
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!:
MapQuest Brings Free Voice Navigation to the iPhone — It's quite inevitable, really: After Google announced free turn-by-turn GPS navigation for Android devices — followed by Nokia's decision to offer the same on its smartphones — the price of full-featured GPS navigation apps on other platforms is hurtling toward zero.
Discussion: PC Magazine, PC World, 9 to 5 Mac, MacRumors iPhone Blog, Zatz Not Funny!, MapQuest Blog and Internet2Go
Mark Hachman / PC Magazine: Free MapQuest iPhone App Adds Voice Directions
Marco Tabini / PC World: MapQuest 4 Mobile Adds Free Voice Navigation
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Mapquest App brings free basic turn by turn voice instructions
Brad Linder / Zatz Not Funny!: MapQuest for iPhone offers Free Voice Navigation
Greg Sterling / Internet2Go: AOL Adds Voice to MapQuest4Mobile
Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
NEW LITIGATION CAMPAIGN QUIETLY TARGETS TENS OF THOUSANDS OF MOVIE DOWNLOADERS — EXCLUSIVE: In what may be a sign of things to come, more than 20,000 individual movie torrent downloaders have been sued in the past few weeks in Washington D.C. federal court for copyright infringement.
Discussion: DSLreports and Techdirt
Karl Bode / DSLreports: Copyright Lawsuit-O-Matic Hits U.S. Shores …
Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily:
Apple: Dow Jones Says No iPads Allowed Until We Test Them — While Dow Jones, our little corner of News Corp. (NWS), might not be the biggest potential market for the Apple (AAPL) iPad, the way the device is being treated by the company's IT department sheds some light on an issue …
Claire Cain Miller / Bits:
EBay Introduces a New Classifieds Site and More Mobile Apps — On Tuesday, eBay plans to unveil a new classifieds site, called eBayClassifieds, to replace its old site, Kijiji, in the United States. It will also introduce two new mobile apps, one for listing and selling items for sale and another for posting or searching classifieds.
Discussion: Local Onliner, Reuters, paidContent, L.A. Times Tech Blog, Digital Trends, eBay Inc., 901am, Gizmodo, TechCrunch and Seeking Alpha
Alexandria Sage / Reuters: Kijiji begone: EBay rebrands classified site
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Ebay Keeps Trying With Classifieds
Don Reisinger / L.A. Times Tech Blog: EBay aims to boost mobile sales with new iPhone apps
Geoff Duncan / Digital Trends: eBay Ditching Kijiji in Favor of eBay Classifieds
Arnold Zafra / 901am: eBay Releases Two iPhone Apps, iPad App Coming On April 3
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch: eBay Expects To Sell $1.5 Billion Worth Of Goods Through Mobile Devices In 2010
TechCrunch / Seeking Alpha: eBay's Mobile Expectations: $1.5B
Darren Murph / Engadget:
iTunes 9.1 now available, brings iPad syncing and iBook support — Hot on the heels of a ginormous OS X update comes this, the freshest version of the music management software that everyone loves to hate. iTunes 9.1 is live and available to download, bringing with it support for iPad syncing …
Discussion: AppleInsider, TechCrunch and MacRumors
Novell Wins Again - Jury Rules Copyrights Didn't Go to SCO! — It's over. The jury has found that the copyrights did not go to SCO under the APA or anything else. The verdict is in. Novell has the news up on their website already, but I heard it from Chris Brown also.
Discussion: Ars Technica, Salt Lake Tribune, Linux, Novell News and Slashdot
Tom Harvey / Salt Lake Tribune: Jury says Novell owns Unix copyrights
Maureen O'Gara / Linux: Novell Owns Unix
CmdrTaco / Slashdot: Novell Wins vs SCO
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
Google, Microsoft, ACLU & Others Push For “Digital Due Process” - No Personal Data Without A Warrant — A broad coalition of interest groups, non-profits and private companies, including Microsoft, Google, AOL, the ACLU, EFF and others, have come together to set forth four principles …
David Gelles / Financial Times: Google leads call to change privacy law in US
Gavin Clarke / The Register: Microsoft teams with Google in name of privacy
Grant Gross / Computerworld: Tech firms, privacy groups want new e-privacy law
Kim-Mai Cutler / VentureBeat: Google, ACLU, AT&T and other tech giants team up to reform privacy law
Marc Benioff / TechCrunch:
Hello, iPad. Hello, Cloud 2. — The first piece of software I ever wrote was on the TRS-80 Model 1. It was called “How To Juggle”, and it had 4K of memory. It was my version of “Hello World”, what every programmer first writes on a new piece of hardware.
Discussion: SiliconANGLE and deal architect
Joojoo Tablet: These Court Docs Show Only 90 Preorders (With 15 returned) — These Paypal documents from the JooJoo/Techcrunch lawsuit show that only 90 preorders for the $500 device, roughly $44k worth, were made. This is what happens when you launch a tablet the same month as Apple, at the same price.
Chris Rawson / TUAW:
More pics and video of possible next-gen iPhone display leaked — Back in February, we showed you some leaked pics from iResQ that were supposedly pictures of the next-gen iPhone's front face. Now, SmartPhone Medic, another iPhone repair outfit, has released pictures and video of what appears …
Discussion: IntoMobile, AppleInsider, DVICE, EverythingiCafe, MacStories and Phones Review
James Falconer / IntoMobile: iPhone 4G Display Assembly Caught on Video?
Neil Hughes / AppleInsider: Verizon iPhone seen as ‘unlikely’ from Apple in 2010
Kevin Hall / DVICE: Analyst: iPhone on Verizon? Don't hold your breath
Tim Barribeau / EverythingiCafe: Is This The Face Of The New iPhone?
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Leaked Images and Video of the iPhone 4G's Display?