Darren Murph / Engadget:
Dell's 7-inch and 10-inch Streak tablets leaked! — We'd heard through the grapevine that the engineers at Round Rock were working on a number of slates to fill the Streak lineup, but man, we didn't see this coming... at least not yet. A couple of images along with an internal Dell announcement landed …
Discussion: Boy Genius Report, Softpedia News, GottaBeMobile, Liliputing, PC World, Digital Trends, PadGadget, Erictric, RCR Wireless News, Pocketables, DailyTech, Tech Trader Daily, Android Phone Fans, Obsessable, Neowin.net, TechSpot, jkOnTheRun, DVICE, Gizmodo, SlashGear, 9 to 5 Mac, The Next Web, CrunchGear, The Toybox, AndroidGuys, Android Police, Techland, Pocket-lint, I4U News, MacNN and TG Daily
Kelly Hodgkins / Boy Genius Report: Dell's 7-inch and 10-inch Streak get pictured, dated
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile: Dell's Streak Tablet Peeks Out
Brad Linder / Liliputing: Dell reportedly working on 7, 10 inch tablets
Jeff Bertolucci / PC World: Will Dell Supersize Its Mini Tablet?
Ryan Fleming / Digital Trends: Details on Dell's Upcoming Tablets Leaked
Cristi / PadGadget: Leaked Photos of Dell's iPad Killer
Bertrand / Erictric: New Dell Streak Tablets Leaked
Sylvie Barak / RCR Wireless News: Dell Tegra tablets rumored
Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily: Dell Reportedly Plans 5-, 7-, 10-Inch “Streak” Android-Based Tablets
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Dell's New Streak Tablets Leaked, Aero and Mini 5 Get Tentative Dates
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: Dell Streak 7 and Streak 10 Android tablets on their way
Tzvi Friedman / Neowin.net: Dell Streak 7 and Streak 10 leaked
Matthew DeCarlo / TechSpot: Dell prepping 7 and 10" slates, pictures leaked
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: Two Android Tablets Streaking from Dell
Kevin Hall / DVICE: Dell, honey, you shrunk the iPad!
Mark Wilson / Gizmodo: LEAK: Dell's 7 and 10-inch Streak Tablets
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Dell Streak 7 and 10-inch tablets coming later this year, 2011
Artem Russakovskii / Android Police: Dell Streak 7" and 10" Tablets Leaked, Aero Promised By June
Doug Aamoth / Techland: Leaked 7- And 10-inch Dell Tablets Not Coming That Soon
Duncan Geere / Pocket-lint: Dell planning 7 and 10-inch tablets
Robert Evans / I4U News: Dell 7" And 10" Streak Tablets Leak
Starr Keshet / TG Daily: Naked Dell tablet pics Streak across the Web
Microsoft Office 2010 Engineering:
Office 2010 Reaches RTM! — I am very excited to share some great news with you. Earlier today we reached the release-to-manufacturing (RTM) milestone for Office 2010, SharePoint 2010, Visio 2010 and Project 2010! — RTM is the final engineering milestone of a product release …
Discussion: Softpedia News, The Register, PC World, Mashable!, Neowin.net, Full of I.T., Ars Technica, Erictric, TechSpot, All about Microsoft and The Microsoft Blog
Gavin Clarke / The Register: Microsoft RTMs finished Office 2010
James Niccolai / PC World: Office 2010 Clears Last Hurdle to Release
Ben Parr / Mashable!: Microsoft Office 2010 Ready for Release
Peter Bright / Ars Technica: Office 2010, SharePoint 2010 go RTM
Bertrand / Erictric: Microsoft Office 2010 Now in RTM Phase
Matthew DeCarlo / TechSpot: Microsoft Office 2010 goes gold, coming soon
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft: Microsoft: Office 2010, SharePoint 2010 released to manufacturing
Nick Eaton / The Microsoft Blog: Office 2010 released to manufacturers
Scott M. Fulton, III / BetaNews:
Office 2010 releases to manufacturing, availability as soon as May 1 — The first volume licensing arrangements for Microsoft Office 2010 will be made through company partners on May 1, almost two weeks earlier than expected. This news today from the company's Office Engineering team …
Discussion: The Official Microsoft Blog
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Steve Jobs Says Apple Made a Mistake in Rejecting Pulitzer Winner's App — Apple's chief executive apparently believes that his company made a mistake when it rejected an iPhone app from a cartoonist who is now a Pulitzer prize winner. — An Apple spokeswoman did not comment Friday afternoon …
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, ithinkdifferent, Neowin.net, Between the Lines, textually.org, MacDailyNews, Epicenter and MacRumors iPhone Blog
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Steve Jobs: YouTube replaces BluRay for HD Video distribution
Uzair Ghani / ithinkdifferent: Youtube will replace BluRay, Seriously?
Erica Ogg / Crave: The gadget blog:
How much control will Apple have over news app content?
How much control will Apple have over news app content?
Discussion: CJR, Faster Forward and SFWeekly Tech
Ryan Chittum / CJR: It's Time for the Press to Push Back Against Apple
Rob Pegoraro / Faster Forward: Apple rejects Pulitzer winner's iPhone app because it ‘ridicules public figures’
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
It's Not the Control, It's the Secrecy
It's Not the Control, It's the Secrecy
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Apple Asks Pulitzer Prize-Winning Cartoonist to Resubmit App
Dan Gillmor / Mediactive: Fiore's iPad Rejection Harbinger of Bigger Story
Robert Quigley / Geekosystem:
Cat, Meet iPad. [Video] Update: Now with Dog — Today in technology news: cats — or at least one cat — are apparently very intrigued by the iPad. Eric Rautio's cat, Iggy, is entranced by the iPad apps Noby Noby Boy and Magic Piano [warning: Apple Store links], so much so that he gets into playing them, with his paws.
Discussion: Fortune, eBookNewser, TUAW, NewTeeVee and Gizmodo
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: On the iPad, nobody knows you're a dog. Or a cat.
Craig Morgan Teicher / eBookNewser: iPad Cat Vs. iPad Dog: A Poll
Mike Schramm / TUAW: Chloe the Corgi, meet iPad
Liz Shannon Miller / NewTeeVee: Cats and Dogs vs. the iPad
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: iPad Proves Ideal Cat Plaything
James Kendrick / GigaOM:
Android This Week: Skyfire Drops BlackBerry; Droid Incredible Emerges; Nexus One Turns Profit for Google — Android is fast becoming the smartphone platform du jour, as mobile browser Skyfire's decision this week to drop development of its browser for the BlackBerry to concentrate on Android makes clear.
Discussion: eWeek, Gadgetell and Softpedia News
Clint Boulton / eWeek: Google Nexus One Smartphone is a Profitable Business, CFO Says
Natesh Sood / Gadgetell: HTC Droid Incredible to be available April 29
Chris Ziegler / Engadget:
Palm's SVP of software and services takes off, others given cash, stock to stick around (updated) — No one really knows exactly what's going on inside the walls of Palm HQ this week — whether the company will sink or swim is perhaps a bigger question right now than it has been since its rebirth last year …
Discussion: A VC, Gizmodo, BoomTown, Computerworld, Electronista, CNET News, Phones Review, Between the Lines and Neowin.net, Thanks:atul
Kara Swisher / BoomTown: The Palm Anti-Brain-Drain Filings: Collect the Entire Set!
Stephen Lawson / Computerworld: Palm's software chief quits
Tom Krazit / CNET News: Key Palm exec leaves amid reports of pending sale
Matt Blowes / Neowin.net: Palm's head of software resigns
Rosa Golijan / Gizmodo:
Wi-Fi-Only Nook “Lite” Coming Soon, Nook 2 To Follow — We're told that Barnes & Noble will be revealing some new products later this year: Nook 2 ("Project Encore") and a Wi-Fi-only Nook Lite. Meanwhile, a software update that includes a full browser is supposed to hit next week.
Discussion: GottaBeMobile, Softpedia News, Kindle Review, Electronista, GeekSugar and Maximum PC, Thanks:sebatinsky
Ryan Whitwam / Maximum PC: Rumor: Nook Lite and Nook 2 on the Way
Caroline McCarthy / The Social:
Calif. cities dominate Apple's top 10 markets — Shocker! The San Francisco Bay Area is the biggest U.S. market for Apple products, according to the results of a survey conducted by research firm Experian Simmons. The study found that 32.3 percent of adult residents of the region own …
Discussion: Macsimum News, TUAW, Lockergnome Blog Network, Search Engine Watch, The Seattle Times, GigaOM, Fortune and MacNN
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: SF Bay Area biggest US market for Apple products
Michael Grothaus / TUAW: The United States of Apple
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: Is There a Correlation Between Mac Fans & Apple Stores?
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: Apple's top 10 U.S. markets
RIM chief: market unclear for tablets, touch-only phones [U] — (Updated with clearer remarks) RIM's co-chief Mike Lazaridis downplayed many of Apple's efforts today in a keynote at the TD Newcrest technology conference in Toronto. The executive was concerned that there wasn't necessarily …
Discussion: Engadget, Phone Arena, IntoMobile, TiPb and PalmAddicts
Simon Sage / IntoMobile: Tablets Market Unclear, Touchscreens Unpopular - RIM Co-CEO (Update: With Excerpts)
Sam Mcloughln / PalmAddicts: RIM's Mike Lazaridis talks future tech
John McCrank / Reuters: RIM says video is big challenge to networks
Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo:
Crime Prediction Software Is Here and It's a Very Bad Idea — There are no naked pre-cogs inside glowing jacuzzis yet, but the Florida State Department of Juvenile Justice will use analysis software to predict crime by young delinquents, putting potential offenders under specific prevention and education programs.
Richard Waters / blogs.ft.com:
What's bugging Google investors? — Sometimes you just can't please Wall Street. On Friday, the day after it registered a pretty solid advertising rebound, Google's stock plunged by nearly 8 per cent - its worst day in 16 months. The market as a whole sold off more than a percentage point …
Erico Guizzo / IEEE Spectrum:
World Robot Population Reaches 8.6 Million — There are 8.6 million robots in the world — or more than one automaton for every person in Austria — The world's robot population has reached 8.6 million. To get a sense of this number, consider that that's more than one automaton for every citizen of Austria!
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Twitter May Release Some Deleted Usernames Within Weeks — What's happening with all those inactive and deleted usernames that Twitter has? Some of them will continue to be held back for a few more weeks; some likely for much longer, Twitter cofounder Ev Williams said yesterday.
Mark Anderson / bizjournals:
Wells Fargo offers ATM e-receipts — Wells Fargo Bank launched a new electronic receipt option for its ATM customers in Northern California. — The ATMs will offer customers a choice off bypassing a paper receipt in favor of an electronic message sent to an online banking inbox or an e-mail account.
Stephanie Clifford / New York Times:
Online Coupons Know a Lot About You, and They Tell — For decades, shoppers have taken advantage of coupons. Now, the coupons are taking advantage of the shoppers. — A new breed of coupon, printed from the Internet or sent to mobile phones, is packed with information about the customer who uses it.
Stowe Boyd / /message: Web Coupons And The End Of Privacy
Barbara Ortutay / Associated Press:
Study: Young adults do care about online privacy — NEW YORK - All the dirty laundry younger people seem to air on social networks these days might lead older Americans to conclude that today's tech-savvy generation doesn't care about privacy. — Such an assumption fits happily with declarations …
Discussion: Digital Trends and ResourceShelf
Apple in advance discussions to adopt AMD chips — Intel has served as Apple's sole source for the microprocessors used in its notebook and desktop personal computers since the company began its transition away from PowerPC in 2006, but that may soon change given the company's recent talks …
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Brandon Hill / DailyTech: Report: Apple Considering AMD Chips
Agam Shah / Computerworld: AMD tries to boost weak laptop offerings
Uzair Ghani / ithinkdifferent: Apple to migrate towards AMD chips?
Matthew Murray / ExtremeTech: Is Apple Going AMD? — Apple's partnership with Intel has led …
Brooke Crothers / CNET News: Strictly rumor: Apple pondering AMD chips
Matthew DeCarlo / TechSpot: Apple to use AMD mobile and workstation processors?
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Apple rumored to be in advanced Discussions with AMD for CPUs
Cyril Kowaliski / The Tech Report: AMD could get business from Apple
Andrew Nusca / The Toybox: Report: Apple in ‘advanced discussions’ to adopt AMD chips
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines: Apple win would be boon for AMD: Graphics matter
Mark Wilson / Gizmodo: Apple Considering Switch to AMD Processors?
Tzvi Friedman / Neowin.net: Apple may start using AMD processors
Aharon Etengoff / TG Daily: Report: Apple eyes AMD processors for future Mac lineup
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Apple-AMD Rumor — AMD CPUs inside Apple computers?
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Sprout Now Lets You Simultaneously Build Rich Ads In Both HTML5 And Flash — Last week during Apple's iPhone 4.0 Preview, Steve Jobs announced iAd, a product that could help turn the mobile ad industry on its head. The new product lets developers quickly integrate rich …