Dick Costolo / Twitter Blog:
The Twitter Platform — Enduring Value — When we discuss the future of Twitter, we focus on the mechanisms through which we can build a platform of enduring value. The three mechanisms most important to building such a platform are architecting for extensibility, providing a robust API …
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, MediaMemo, Silicon Alley Insider, mocoNews, The Next Web, Mashable!, Gizmodo, TECH.BLORGE.com, SocialTimes.com and The Loop
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: Twitter Bans In-Stream Ads
Nicholas Carlson / Silicon Alley Insider: Twitter Kills Another Bunch Of Startups — Bans In-Stream Ads From Third-Parties
Jennifer Van Grove / Mashable!: Twitter to Eliminate Third-Party Ads in User Timelines
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Twitter Bans Third-Party Ad Platforms
Sean P. Aune / TECH.BLORGE.com: Twitter bans third-party ad networks
Nick O'Neill / SocialTimes.com: Twitter Prohibits In-Stream Ads
Jim Dalrymple / The Loop: Twitter bans third-party paid tweets, intros Promoted Tweets
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Twitter To Prohibit Any Third Party To Advertise In-Stream — Twitterjust put up a blog post talking up its platform approach and long-term strategy. Surprisingly, the company has made some decisions that are sure to irk a couple of third-party developers and startups.
Mark Zuckerberg / Washington Post:
From Facebook, answering privacy concerns with new settings — Six years ago, we built Facebook around a few simple ideas. People want to share and stay connected with their friends and the people around them. If we give people control over what they share, they will want to share more.
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Liva Judic / Search Engine Watch: Facebook's Zuckerberg Responds To Mounting Pressure Over Privacy Issues
Juliana Gruenwald / Tech Daily Dose: Facebook CEO Addresses Privacy Concerns
Ben Patterson / Yahoo! News: Contrite Facebook CEO promises new privacy controls
Scott M. Fulton, III / BetaNews: Zuckerberg: Facebook will respect the privacy of those who really prefer it
Laurie Segall / CNNMoney.com: Facebook CEO: 'We've made mistakes' on privacy
Charles Arthur / Guardian: Facebook to tweak privacy settings, says Zuckerberg
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb: Zuckerberg Speaks! New Privacy Settings Coming to Facebook (but no Rollbacks)
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Will Zuckerberg's Mea Culpa Turn the Tide for Facebook on Privacy?
Max Read / Gawker: Facebook CEO: 'We've Made a Bunch of Mistakes'
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: Zuckerberg promises simpler privacy settings
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch: Mark Zuckerberg On Facebook's Privacy Controls: “We Just Missed The Mark”
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: Facebook's Zuckerberg Nearly, But Not Quite, About-Faces on Privacy [Updated]
Cecilia Kang / Post Tech: Internet privacy comes to head; Facebook to change tools …
Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine: Facebook ‘Missed the Mark,’ Will Change Privacy Settings
Rob Pegoraro / Faster Forward: Facebook founder Zuckerberg's not-quite-apology
Susan Steade / GMSV: Zuckerberg's promises taken at Facebook value
Mike Butcher / TechCrunch Europe: “Evil” app shows how Facebook users make their mobile numbers public
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer: Facebook we have a problem — Leo Laporte is now claiming …
Brett Molina / USA Today: Facebook CEO promises simpler privacy controls
Larry Seltzer / Security Watch: Facebook Founder Promises Privacy
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: Facebook still dodging the Opt In option?
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Facebook's Zuckerberg: “We Have Heard The Feedback”
Stowe Boyd / /Message: Zuckerberg's Washington Post Piece Is Pure PR
David Gelles / blogs.ft.com: Zuckerberg: simplified controls coming soon
Kevin Murphy / THINQ.co.uk: Facebook to simplify privacy controls
Charlie Anzman / SEO and Tech Daily: Zuckerberg Responds to Facebook Critics in WP Monday
Pete Cashmore / Mashable!: Facebook CEO: “We've Made a Bunch of Mistakes”
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
When do you throw a CEO's privacy under the bus?
When do you throw a CEO's privacy under the bus?
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Ian Paul / PC World: Facebook CEO Addresses Privacy Concerns
Pete Cashmore / Mashable!: Facebook CEO: We Will Add Simpler Privacy Controls
Ryan Singel / Epicenter: Zuckerberg: New Privacy Controls, But No Apologies
Renee Oricchio / Inc.com: Mark Zuckerberg Rethinks Privacy
Oliver Thylmann / thylmann.net: The privacy concern Zuckerberg did not answer
Larry Dignan / ZDNet: Facebook: Simple privacy controls coming soon
Eric / Erictric: Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg: “I want to make sure we get this stuff right this time.”
Nick O'Neill / All Facebook: Massive Facebook Privacy Changes Are Imminent
Chester Wisniewski / Chester Wisniewski's Blog: Facebook responds privately - Too little, too late?
Curt Hopkins / ReadWriteWeb: Facebook CEO: “I know we've made a bunch of mistakes”
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider: Facebook's Zuckerberg Admits “Mistakes,” …
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: Fun with Facebook and Privacy game theory
Zachary Collins / Icodom: Mark Zuckerberg Admits Mistakes; Changes Coming Soon
Todd Bishop / Voices on All Things Digital: Ballmer on Facebook Privacy: Zuckerberg One of “Good Guys”
Jenna Wortham / New York Times: Rivals Seize on Troubles of Facebook
Zephoria / danah boyd:
Quitting Facebook is pointless; challenging them to do better is not
Quitting Facebook is pointless; challenging them to do better is not
Discussion: Gawker and Rough Type, Thanks:louisgray
Ryan Tate / Gawker: Facebook CEO Is Sorry You're So Dumb
Neal Mohan / Inside AdSense:
The AdSense revenue share — Today, in the spirit of greater transparency with AdSense publishers, we're sharing the revenue shares for our two main AdSense products — AdSense for content and AdSense for search. — As you may already know, AdSense is comprised of several products.
Andrew Allemann / Domain Name Wire: Adsense Discloses Revenue Share: 68%
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land: Google Reveals How Much It Keeps From AdSense
Seth Weintraub / Fortune: Google's Adsense revenue share revealed
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Google Opens the Black Box a Bit
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: Computerworld: Google opens up on AdSense splits as Apple war gets personal
Silicon Alley Insider: That's a load of hooey that Google's gives a 68% revenue split to publishers.
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Roundtable: AdSense Publishers Earn 68% of Revenue Says Google
Manoj Jasra / Web Analytics World: AdSense Revenue Share Explained
Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
Google finally reveals AdSense cut: 68% on content — At last, Google is revealing its split on AdSense: 68% to publishers for content ads, 51% for search ads. — I had two primary complaints about Google in my otherwise admittedly and obviously wet-kiss book, What Would Google Do?:
Discussion: Techie Buzz
Keith Dsouza / Techie Buzz: Google AdSense Pays 68% Revenue Share to Publishers
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily:
17 Percent of Verizon Customers Would Upgrade to iPhone — AT&T's (T) iPhone exclusivity deal hasn't yet expired, nor has Apple (AAPL) announced plans to sell the device through a second U.S. carrier, but that's not stopping analysts from speculating about what might happen when it does.
Discussion: AppleInsider, Tech Trader Daily, Fortune, FierceWireless, Electronista, 9 to 5 Mac, MacStories, PE Hub News and EverythingiCafe
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: Morgan Stanley ups AAPL target to $310
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: Morgan Stanley analyst predicts iPhone 3GS to cost $99
Tim Barribeau / EverythingiCafe: Analyst Eightball: iPhone 3GS Drop To $99
Steve Jobs to Kick Off Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference 2010 with Keynote Address on Monday, June 7 — Apple® will kick off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) with a keynote address by CEO Steve Jobs on Monday, June 7 at 10:00 a.m. This year's WWDC sold out in a record eight days to over 5,000 developers.
Discussion: ZDNet, Mobile Marketing Watch, Macworld, mocoNews, TechCrunch, AppleInsider, 9 to 5 Mac, Mashable!, Silicon Alley Insider, DailyTech, MacRumors, Yahoo! News, Gearlog, I4U News, Webomatica, TUAW, Obsessable, iLounge, Pocket-lint, Engadget and PC World
Jason D. O'Grady / ZDNet: Will iPhone video calls leapfrog Android?
Dan Moren / Macworld: Apple confirms Steve Jobs keynote for WWDC 2010
Tricia Duryee / mocoNews: Steve Jobs To Keynote June 7 At Apple's Developer Conference
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch: Steve Jobs' “Non-Disappointing” Keynote Will Begin Monday, June 7 At 10 AM
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple confirms Steve Jobs WWDC 2010 keynote for June 7
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Steve Jobs to Open Apple's Developer Conference on June 7
Jason Mick / DailyTech: Steve Jobs Set For WWDC Keynote on June 7
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Steve Jobs to Give June 7th Keynote at WWDC
Ben Patterson / Yahoo! News: Steve Jobs: 'You won't be disappointed' by Apple keynote
Brian Heater / Gearlog: Apple Announces Steve Jobs WWDC Keynote
Robert Evans / I4U News: Steve Jobs Confirmed For WWDC Keynote
Jason Kaneshiro / Webomatica: Apple WWDC Hopes
Dave Caolo / TUAW: It's official: Steve Jobs will deliver the WWDC keynote
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: Steve Jobs giving WWDC keynote speech on June 7
Charles Starrett / iLounge: Apple CEO Steve Jobs to open WWDC with keynote address
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget: Steve Jobs will be front and center at WWDC 2010 for keynote duties
Brandon Miniman / pocketnow.com:
Video: Android 2.2 (Froyo) Web Browser Speed Test and Comparison — According to Google, the web browser in Froyo beats every other mobile browser available right now. That's a lofty claim, and in this video, we put Froyo up against Safari on the iPhone and Opera Mobile 10 on the HD2. The results?
Discussion: Ars Technica, TechCrunch, IntoMobile, MobileCrunch, Android Phone Fans and Phones Review
John Biggs / TechCrunch: Flash Kills Browsing In Android 2.2 Froyo
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Video: Android 2.2 (Froyo) web browser's increased speed negated …
Simon Chester / MobileCrunch: How to watch Hulu on Android 2.2
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Flash 10.1 Sports A Very Fitting “Beta” Tag, Says Miniman [Video]
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Yahoo, Nokia To Launch Co-Branded Services Around The World — While we already knew the subject of this news, Yahoo's CEO Carol Bartz officially announced Project Nike, a distribution partnership with Nokia this morning. Nokia will build Yahoo email, search, and other applications into their devices.
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Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: Yahoo-Nokia Alliance Is Too Late for Mobile Market
Bill Ray / The Register: Nokia! and! Yahoo! hook! up! over! Ovi!
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: The Yahoo-Nokia Deal: Some Details & Perspective
Allen Stern / CenterNetworks: Key Takeaways From Nokia-Yahoo Press Conference
Caroline McCarthy / CNET News: Yahoo tries to find a place on the map
Nancy Gohring / PC World: Yahoo, Nokia Tie up for Chat, Mail and Maps
Jennifer Valentino-DeVries / Digits: Live-Blogging Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz
Dean Wilson / Tech Eye: Yahoo and Nokia team up for maps, mail, IM, and more
Kara Swisher / BoomTown: Liveblogging Yahoo-Nokia Partnership Announcement: Email and Maps Horsetrading
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: Nokia/Navteq to Power Yahoo! Maps
Larry Dignan / ZDNet: Yahoo, Nokia ink mobile alliance: Will it matter?
Paul Miller / Engadget: Nokia and Yahoo announce ‘worldwide strategic alliance’ on email, IM, maps, and more
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: Nokia and Yahoo! form strategic partnership, co-branded services on the way
Florin / Unwired View: Nokia, Yahoo announce strategic alliance, will combine Ovi and Yahoo services
Greg Sterling / Internet2Go: Nokia & Yahoo! Announce Major Strategic Alliance
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Nokia and Yahoo!: Ovi Mail to be dumped, switched to Yahoo! Mail …
Stuart Dredge / Mobile Entertainment: Nokia and Yahoo confirm web services partnership
Philip Berne / Phone Scoop: Nokia and Yahoo Will Share Services
David Carnoy / CNET News:
Pandigital's new $200 Novel color e-reader powered by Android, Barnes & Noble — If you know Pandigital, you probably know it for its photo frames. But now the company is moving into the hot e-reader market with a device that a lot of people have been waiting for: an affordable color screen e-reader …
Discussion: VentureBeat, Engadget, Business Wire, ZDNet, Bloomberg, Android Phone Fans, Gearlog, Techland, TeleRead and Electronista
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Pandigital announces eReader with Barnes & Noble
Benny Evangelista / Bloomberg: Pandigital's Novel enters crowded reader market
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Pandigital Bringing a $200 eReader Called the Novel, Will Work With Barnes & Noble
Brian Heater / Gearlog: Pandigital Releases $199 Full-Color Touchscreen Novel eReader
Doug Aamoth / Techland: Pandigital Novel: Color Screen, Barnes & Noble Bookstore
Joanna Stern / Engadget:
Intel officially outs Core i3, i5 and i7 ULV processors for those ultra-thin laptops — We can't say this one is much of a surprise, but it sure is good to get the official details on Intel's latest ultra-low voltage Core i3, i5 and i7 processors. Just as we had heard …
Discussion: ZDNet, CNET News, Gizmodo, Carrypad and Electronista
Brooke Crothers / CNET News: Intel announces new ultrathin laptop chips
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: Intel Shrinks Core i7 CPUs For Ultrathin Laptops
Larry Dignan / ZDNet:
IBM buys Sterling Commerce from AT&T for $1.4 billion — IBM on Monday acquired Sterling Commerce from AT&T for $1.4 billion. Big Blue said it will lump Sterling Commerce and its 2,500 employees in with its WebSphere middleware unit. — The move means that Sterling Commerce has another home inside of a large company.
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Alex Williams / ReadWriteWeb: IBM Buys Sterling Commerce For $1.4 Billion
John Oates / The Register: IBM spends a billion on AT&T unit
Peter Svensson / Seattle Times: IBM to buy AT&T's Sterling unit for $1.4B
Andy Greenberg / Velocity: IBM To Buy Sterling From AT&T For $1.4 Billion
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
TweetUp Launches “AdSense For Twitter” Product At #TCDisrupt — TweetUp, the Twitter-focused search and advertising startup that was incubated by idealab - the original Overture founders - is launching today at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in New York City.
Discussion: TweetUp Blog
Sean Hollister / Engadget:
Flash 10.1 on Froyo goes tete-a-tete with Flash Lite 4 on Eclair: butter vs. stutter (video) — Believe it or not, your newly-upgraded Nexus One isn't the first Android smartphone to have Adobe Flash video capability, nor even the first to play said content on a 1GHz Snapdragon CPU …
Discussion: AndroidGuys, MobileContentToday, Android Community, Fast Company, Softpedia News, Android Phone Fans, ZDNet, MobileTechWorld, Fone Arena and Erictric
David Junior / Android Community: Flash 10.1 vs Flash Lite - Video
Dan Nosowitz / Fast Company: The Android 2.2 “Froyo” Roundup: Ready to Upgrade?
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Flash Lite and Flash Mobile 10.1 Goes Head to Head [Video]
Matthew Miller / ZDNet: Hands-on with Android 2.2 Froyo and Adobe Flash Player 10.1
Varun Krish / Fone Arena: Nexus One Flash 10.1 Beta beats FlashLite on Desire ?
Steve Cheney / Silicon Alley Insider:
Apple's Incredible Efficient Growth (AAPL, CSCO, GOOG, MSFT, INTC) — Organic growth is the term coined for growing internally, not via merger or acquisition. Apple has embraced this strategy over its existence, averaging only about 1 acquisition per year during the past 25 years.
Discussion: Daring Fireball and Macsimum News
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Apple's Incredibly Efficient Growth
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Apple's R&D spending low compare to overall revenues
Darren Murph / Engadget:
Amazon's Kindle 2.5 software update begins to roll out — We knew it was destined for a late-May release, and it looks as if Amazon's going to make its deadline after all. Following a preview of the 2.5 software update a few weeks back, we've got pictorial proof that the new code is being pushed out as we speak.
Discussion: CrunchGear, TeleRead, Erictric, SlashGear, Gizmodo, Softpedia News, GottaBeMobile and Electronista
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: Kindle 2.5 update coming down the pike right now
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Kindle firmware 2.5 now in wild
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: Kindle 2.5 Update Trickles Out With Facebook In Tow
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile: Asus to Pre-Install Amazon Kindle App on Some Computers
Shane Snow / Wired News:
Inside Foursquare: Checking In Before the Party Started (Part I) — Shane Snow has been bothering the Foursquare crew since before the startup was funded and became the internet's darling du jour. A student at Columbia's School of Journalism at the time, Snow was in the room during key moments …
Rupert Neate / Telegraph:
Facebook is just the first step, say Russians — The Russian investment vehicle that bought a $200m stake in Facebook last year is preparing to buy stakes in dozens of well-known internet companies as Russia turns to the internet to lead its future prosperity.
Discussion: Softpedia News and Tech Trader Daily