Apple's iPhone 4.0 to support multitasking via Expose-like interface — The upcoming 4. reference release of Apple's iPhone OS will deliver new support for running multiple concurrent third party apps, and allow users to switch between them using a windows management mechanism similar …
Discussion: Yahoo! News, CNET News, eWeek, DailyTech, Engadget, InformationWeek, MobileCrunch, Technologizer, Fone Arena, Neowin.net, Boy Genius Report, TiPb, Gizmodo, MacRumors, IntoMobile, The Loop, Know Your Cell, iLounge, DVICE and EverythingiCafe
Ben Patterson / Yahoo! News: Next version of iPhone OS to support multitasking?
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Apple iPhone OS 4.0 May Include Multitasking, Says Report
Devin Coldewey / MobileCrunch: Not really a big surprise: iPhone multitasking to use “Expose-like” interface
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: More iPhone Multitasking Scuttlebutt
Varun Krish / Fone Arena: iPhone 4.0 OS to get Expose style Multitasking ?
Sadat Karim / Neowin.net: iPhone OS 4 to get ‘Exposé-like’ multi-tasking?
Michael Bettiol / Boy Genius Report: iPhone OS 4. to have Exposé-like multitasking, global …
Mark Wilson / Gizmodo: Unconfirmed: How Multitasking Will Work in iPhone OS 4.0
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: iPhone OS 4.0 to Bring Expose-like Multitasking?
Jim Dalrymple / The Loop: Report: iPhone 4.0 multitasking to be like Mac OS X Expose
Charles Starrett / iLounge: iPhone OS 4.0 to offer Exposé-like multitasking management
Adam Frucci / DVICE: How should the iPhone integrate multitasking?
Tim Barribeau / EverythingiCafe: iPhone OS 4.0 To Bring Multitasking?
Mia / YouTube Blog:
New video page launches for all users — As you may know, we're in the midst of one of the largest redesigns in YouTube's history: we're simplifying the look and functionality of the video page. That's the page you see whenever a video plays, and this redesign is about going “back to basics …
Discussion: PC World, TechCrunch, The Next Web, Fast Company, MediaMemo, Erictric and NewTeeVee
Jeff Bertolucci / PC World: YouTube Makeover Designed To Keep You Watching
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch: YouTube To Roll Out New Design For All Video Pages Today
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: YouTube Gets a Facelift. Here's the Memo.
Janko Roettgers / NewTeeVee: YouTube Rolls Out Major Redesign Across Its Site
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
YouTube's New Streamlined ‘Watch’ Page Boosts Engagement By 7%
YouTube's New Streamlined ‘Watch’ Page Boosts Engagement By 7%
Ben Parr / Mashable!: The New YouTube Revealed [PICS]
Miguel Helft / Bits: YouTube Aims For ‘Stickiness’ With Redesign
Chris Preimesberger / eWeek: YouTube Simplifies UI in Effort to Become More User-Friendly
Terrence O'Brien / Switched: YouTube Makes Crisp New Redesign Official for Everyone
Janko Roettgers / NewTeeVee: More Details About YouTube's Relaunch
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Kleiner Perkins' Doubles Down The iFund To $200 Million For the iPad — Today at the Rosewood Sandhill Hotel in Menlo Park, CA, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers hosted an event surrounding a “mobile content revolution.” The famous venture capital firm was tight-lipped about what this event …
Discussion: Inside Social Games, KPCB, Digital Daily, Digits, Bits, Tech Trader Daily, SiliconANGLE, AppleInsider, mocoNews, PE Hub Blog, Venture Capital Dispatch, VentureBeat, The Loop and Pat Phelan, Thanks:auralab
Eric Eldon / Inside Social Games: Kleiner Puts $100 Million Towards iPad Investments, Mobile Social …
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: The Complete Works of Bing Gordon: Odes to the iPhone and iPad
Pui-Wing Tam / Digits: Kleiner Perkins Rides the IPad Wave
Claire Cain Miller / Bits: Kleiner Perkins Pledges Money for iPad Developers
Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily: Kleiner Perkins Doubles Size of Apple-Focused iFund To $200M (Updated)
Dan Primack / PE Hub Blog: Kleiner Perkins Doubles iFund Size
Peter Cohen / The Loop: Kleiner Perkins doubles iFund to $200M for iPad dev
Alan Poizner / USA Today:
It's an app world, and it could swallow all computing — Meet Barbara Place. She's an app-aholic. One look at her smartphone explains her condition. She has an app to wake her, a few to provide the day's news, one to check her bank account, another to make a grocery list, two to track her diet and one to get the weather.
Anthony Ha / VentureBeat:
Kleiner Perkins' John Doerr: iPad ‘will rule the world’
Kleiner Perkins' John Doerr: iPad ‘will rule the world’
Tyler Gray / Fast Company:
Exclusive: Google Goes to Jail for April Fools? — Sorry to spoil the fun, Googlers, but one of your own just sneaked us a peek at your April Fool's day prank: Google Jail. That or, um, Google is far more sinister than (and naive) than we ever imaged ... Nah!
Jessica Guynn / L.A. Times Tech Blog:
Google goes nuclear in TechCrunch prank — April Fools' is a time-honored (some say tired) tradition in Silicon Valley. — Michael Arrington, never one to pass up a good hoax, decided to celebrate a day early this year with an exclusive blog post alleging that technology powerhouse Google …
Discussion: GottaBeMobile.com, TechCrunch and VentureBeat
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile.com: April Fools Starts Early: DIY Crunchpad from TechCrunch
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch: Exclusive: Google To Go Nuclear
Camille Ricketts / VentureBeat: Google to make big alternative energy announcement?
Emil Protalinski / Ars Technica:
Microsoft: Google Chrome doesn't respect your privacy — Microsoft is going on the offensive against Google, accusing the search giant of creating a browser that does not respect user privacy. The company posted a video, embedded below, on TechNet Edge with the following description …
Discussion: The Microsoft Blog, Download Squad and Gizmodo
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: Microsoft Attacks Google Chrome on Privacy
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Yahoo Publisher Network To Be Axed, Customers Referred To Chitika Instead — We just received an anonymous tip from someone who claims to have received an email from Yahoo which says that the company's Google AdSense counterpart, Publisher Network, will be shut down by the company in the next 30 days.
Juan Carlos Perez / PC World: Yahoo to Shut Down Small-publisher Ad Network
Michael Learmonth / AdAge: Yahoo Shuts Down Text-Ad Network
Don Reisinger / CNET News: Yahoo to shutter AdSense clone at the end of April
Matt McGee / Search Engine Land: Yahoo Shutters Its Yahoo Publisher Network
David Kaplan / paidContent: Yahoo Gives Up On AdSense Clone; Publisher Network Handed Off To Chitika
Nicholas Carlson / Silicon Alley Insider: Why Yahoo Just Killed Its AdSense Clone (YHOO)
Ross Miller / Engadget:
64GB Zune HD launching April 12th for $350, current models reduced $20 — Let's just be nice and feign surprise, okay? Good. With that out of the way, Microsoft has announced a 64GB version of Zune HD, due out April 12th via the Zune online store (and later via other retailers) …
Discussion: PC World, Technologizer, WMPoweruser.com, ithinkdifferent, Erictric, Gearlog, TechFlash, Pulse2, TechSpot, Electronista and Zatz Not Funny!
Jared Newman / PC World: 64 GB Zune HD Coming, Price Cuts on the Rest
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Zune HD Gets 64GB
Tauqeer Ahmed / ithinkdifferent: 64GB Zune HD will launch on April 20
Troy Dreier / Gearlog: An Upgrade Sneak Peek for Zunatics
Todd Bishop / TechFlash: Confirmed: Zune HD, 64GB, $350
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Microsoft Launching 64GB Zune HD On April 12th For $350
Jose Vilches / TechSpot: Microsoft confirms 64GB Zune HD, discounts current models
Brad Linder / Zatz Not Funny!: Zune HD 4.5 Software to Bring Xvid, Smart DJ
John Pozadzides / Lifehacker:
How I'd Hack Your Weak Passwords — Internet standards expert, CEO of web company iFusion Labs, and blogger John Pozadzides knows a thing or two about password security—and he knows exactly how he'd hack the weak passwords you use all over the internet. — Note: This isn't intended …
Discussion: Kotaku, Thanks:chrismessina
Michael McWhertor / Kotaku: Darksiders Puts The PC Back In Apocalypse
Joseph Galante / Bloomberg:
Sony Says Publishers Will Start Setting E-Book Prices Tomorrow — Sony Corp., the maker of three digital book readers, said several publishers will determine prices on e-books starting tomorrow, a shift from retailers deciding the pricing. — Most e-books sold by Macmillan …
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: Tomorrow Publishers Take Control Of E-Book Pricing - Watch For Price Hikes
Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg / Wall Street Journal:
Amazon Strikes Two Book-Pricing Deals
Amazon Strikes Two Book-Pricing Deals
Greg Sandoval / CNET News:
No cloud music for iPad's launch — For anyone hoping that a cloud-based music service will launch with the iPad this Saturday, disappointment is lurking. — Music industry sources told CNET this week Apple has informed label managers that a streaming music service is unlikely to be ready before the third quarter.
Discussion: AppleInsider, Macsimum News, MacRumors, 9 to 5 Mac, Electronista, Los Angeles Times and MacDailyNews
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Music industry sources say no iTunes Replay service before the third quarter
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple's streaming music service sees delays as Spotify gets upgrade in Europe
John D. Sutter / CNN:
Why the Web is fastest in South Korea — (CNN) — People in the United States basically invented the Internet. So U.S. connections must be the fastest and cheapest in the world, right? — Not so much. — Broadband Internet speeds in the United States are only about one-fourth as fast …
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
doubleTwist Gives Android Market The Slick, iTunes-Like Interface It Deserves (With One Catch) — Android Market is finally getting a robust desktop presence. But we don't have to Google to thank for it — it's coming from doubleTwist, the syncing software that allows you to sync your media …
Discussion: Fone Arena, AndroidGuys, jkOnTheRun, Techland, Engadget, Gizmodo, Obsessable, Android and Me, Android Central, Zatz Not Funny!, Black Web 2.0, Boy Genius Report, Computerworld, Lifehacker and Phone Scoop
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: DoubleTwist for Mac Integrates With Android Market — Sweet!
John Herrman / Gizmodo: DoubleTwist Gives the Android App Market a Desktop Interface
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: doubleTwist app browser gives new way to find Android software
Taylor Wimberly / Android and Me: New doubleTwist integrates Android Market
Phil Nickinson / Android Central: DoubleTwist adds Android Market to its arsenal
Brad Linder / Zatz Not Funny!: DoubleTwist brings Android Market to Desktop
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: doubleTwist brings Android Market browsing to the desktop
Seth Weintraub / Computerworld: Android Market comes to the Mac desktop with DoubleTwist
Kevin Purdy / Lifehacker: DoubleTwist Adds Android Market Search to Macs, Opens Podcast Search to Web
Eric M. Zeman / Phone Scoop: Android Market Enjoys New Desktop Presence Via DoubleTwist
The most popular social sharing options on the top blogs — Most blogs encourage sharing of their content on services like Twitter, Facebook, Digg, Reddit, and so on, usually via prominent buttons in connection with each post. — It's a win-win situation for the bloggers and their readers.
Discussion: Mashable! and The Next Web, Thanks:atul
Brad McCarty / The Next Web: Twitter Is The King of Social Sharing. Anyone Seen Digg?
Todd Bishop / TechFlash:
RealNetworks cuts 60 more jobs — RealNetworks laying off 60 people, or 4 percent of its work force, in preparation for the spin-off of its Rhapsody music business, and as part of its broader effort to refocus its overall business. — The job cuts were announced internally today, said Bill Hankes, a RealNetworks spokesman.
Discussion: paidContent and The Seattle Times
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: RealNetworks Cuts Another Four Percent Of Staff
Brier Dudley / The Seattle Times: RealNetworks lays off 60 as part of restructuring
Michelle Maisto / eWeek:
Greenpeace Links Apple iPad to Global Warming — A Greenpeace report questions the degree to which the Apple iPad and mobile devices that similarly rely on cloud computing are contributing to global warming. It also calls on IT leaders such as Facebook, Google and Microsoft to take the lead in pursuing critical climate-change goals.
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines: Hey Greenpeace, the cloud (and tech giants behind it) will be greener
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile.com: Headlines We'll See This Weekend When iPad Begins Arriving
Aharon Etengoff / TG Daily: GreenPeace criticizes iPad's large carbon footprint
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun:
First MeeGo Builds Available for Netbooks, Handhelds — With so much focus on a new mobile computing device due out this weekend, you'd think everyone else in this space is standing around, right? Not so, says Nokia. The first MeeGo code drop just landed and I'm downloading it now for my netbook.
Discussion: MeeGo, BetaNews, The Nokia Blog, Liliputing, Engadget, Electronista and PhoneNews.com
Imad Sousou / MeeGo: Day 1 is here - opening up the MeeGo development
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: MeeGo launches for developers, users given very little to get excited about
Chris Ziegler / Engadget: First cut of MeeGo available today for N900 and Atom devices
Humberto Saabedra / PhoneNews.com: MeeGo Developer Release Now Available for N900, Atom and Moorestown
Matt McGee / Search Engine Land:
Twitter: How Our New ‘Top Tweets’ Works — As Twitter continues to roll out its new home page, more users — new and old — are being exposed to the new “Top Tweets” feature. As we said yesterday, Top Tweets shows a collection of recent messages that scroll every couple seconds.
Discussion: PC World, The Next Web, VentureBeat and GigaOM, Thanks:mattmcgee
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: Twitter Shows Off @TopTweets - The Best Of Twitter
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Twitter revamps homepage with dynamic features to entice new users
Liz Gannes / GigaOM: Twitter Finally Attempts to Filter Tweets
Adam Frucci / Gizmodo:
Apple Refunds All iPad Rush Shipping Charges — It looks like Apple has decided to refund all rush shipping charges for iPad pre-orders after complaints that people were paying for nothing bubbled up. It makes sense, since all orders, rushed or not, are due to arrive on Saturday.
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac and TiPb
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple refunds those who ordered expedited shipping on iPads
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Apple refunds expedited shipping charge for iPad pre-orders
Cliff Edwards / Bloomberg:
Panasonic Rejects Idea of Using Google's Android on TVs Because of Expense — Panasonic Corp., the fourth-largest television maker, decided against using Google Inc.'s Android operating system to handle Internet features in its TVs because the approach would be too costly, a Panasonic executive said.
Discussion: Fast Company and NewTeeVee
Janko Roettgers / NewTeeVee: Panasonic: Android for TVs Is Too Expensive
Emily McManus / TED Blog:
TED.com now available in HTML5, serving many mobile platforms, including iPhone, iPad — Since TED.com launched in 2006, we've always aimed to make TEDTalks work across a wide variety of platforms. Anywhere people watch video, we want them to watch TEDTalks.
Discussion: VatorNews, MacDailyNews and Download Squad
Chris Caceres / VatorNews: Kyte ready to deliver video to iPad
Chris Pendleton / Bing Maps Blog:
New Bing Maps Application: foursquare Everywhere — Last week at the SES conference Yusuf Mehdi announced our partnership with foursquare and demonstrated a preview of the application that I've had the personal privilege of managing - woohoo! After much anticipation, I'm proud to present to you …
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Foursquare location game generating real-world rewards as it approaches 1M users
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb: Bing Maps Helps You Scope Out The Town With Oodle Rentals And Foursquare Integration
Matt McGee / Search Engine Land: Bing Maps Launches Foursquare Everywhere, World Tour & Oodle Rental Apps
Kip Kniskern / LiveSide.net: More from Bing Maps: new apps, new imagery
Jennifer Van Grove / Mashable!: Bing Gives Users Access to Foursquare Data in Maps
Chad Catacchio / The Next Web: Foursquare Everywhere in Bing Maps
David Weinfeld / Lost Remote: Use Bing Maps mashups to find your next apartment
Daniel Ionescu / Entrepreneur.com: The Geolocation Revolution
Scott Moritz / TheStreet.com:
RIM Vows New Phones Will Shine — Stock quotes in this article: RIMM , AAPL , GOOG — NEW YORK (TheStreet) — Research In Motion(RIMM) got beaten up by touchscreen smartphones and promises to respond soon. — The BlackBerry maker whiffed on the top and bottom line sending shares down 5% Wednesday.
Discussion: Associated Press and MarketWatch
Steve Lohr / Bits:
I.B.M's Bid to Woo Software Start-Ups — I.B.M. wants to enlist fledgling software companies in its Smarter Planet strategy, which seeks to apply technology to big challenges like improving the efficiency of energy use, water management, transportation and health care.
Discussion: VentureBeat, Venture Capital Dispatch, Agence France Presse, ReadWriteWeb, Pulse2, TechFlash and DealBook
Anthony Ha / VentureBeat: IBM offers free software for startups through new Global Entrepreneur program
Glenn Chapman / Agence France Presse: IBM nurturing nascent technology startups
Deane Rimerman / ReadWriteWeb: New IBM Strategy: Help Startups Capture More Business
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb:
Mozilla's First State of the Internet Report: Firefox's Worldwide Market Share Near 30% — Mozilla, the non-profit organization behind the popular Firefox browser, just published its first quarterly State of the Internet report. With over 350 million users worldwide, Mozilla collects a lot …
Discussion: Blog of Metrics and GigaOM
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Mozilla Says Firefox Still Has 30% Market Share
Gregg Keizer / Computerworld:
Developer enthusiasm for iPad slackens as Android surges — Android's the platform to watch, says survey — Computerworld - Developer enthusiasm for Apple's iPad has cooled somewhat because the tablet lacks multitasking and a camera, a company that makes cross-platform development tools said today.
Discussion: GigaOM, Appcelerator, Brainstorm Tech, SlashGear, Yahoo! News and WMPoweruser.com
Liz Gannes / GigaOM: Kleiner Perkins Commits $100M More to Its iFund
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Brainstorm Tech: Survey: Android surges, iPhone stalls
Chris Davies / SlashGear: iPad coders losing interest as Android picks up slack?
Ben Patterson / Yahoo! News: Developer interest in iPad has ‘cooled,’ …
Verizon, IBM Take Data Recovery to the Cloud — Verizon and IBM want to give enterprise customers a cloud-based option for backing up and recovering massive data reservoirs. — By Paul Shread: More stories by this author: … Verizon (NYSE: VZ) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) …
Lucas Mearian / Computerworld: Verizon, IBM launch private cloud backup service
Enigmax / TorrentFreak:
Rights Holders Get 30% from Mass BitTorrent Litigation — The very lucrative turn-piracy-into-profit “speculative invoicing” model has leapt over the Atlantic to the United States and, as with most things stateside, it's likely to be bigger than ever before.
Discussion: MediaPost, Electronista, PC World and PlagiarismToday
Wendy Davis / MediaPost: Group Sues 20,000 Web Users For Downloading Indie Films
Jonathan Bailey / PlagiarismToday: 3 Count: Novell Wins