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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Pete Cashmore / Mashable!: Facebook CEO: We Will Add Simpler Privacy Controls
David Gelles / blogs.ft.com: Zuckerberg: simplified controls coming soon
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Facebook's Zuckerberg: “We Have Heard The Feedback”
Charlie Anzman / SEO and Tech Daily: Zuckerberg Responds to Facebook Critics in WP Monday
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
When do you throw a CEO's privacy under the bus? — It's interesting that lots of people who really don't like Facebook's privacy don't get mad when journalists and bloggers put into public view Steve Jobs' emails to them. — Today I got an email from Mark Zuckerberg, CEO/founder of Facebook.
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Pete Cashmore / Mashable!: Facebook CEO: “We've Made a Bunch of Mistakes”
Nick O'Neill / All Facebook: Massive Facebook Privacy Changes Are Imminent
Chester Wisniewski / Chester Wisniewski's Blog: Facebook responds privately - Too little, too late?
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider: Facebook's Zuckerberg Admits “Mistakes,” …
Curt Hopkins / ReadWriteWeb: Facebook CEO: “I know we've made a bunch of mistakes”
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: Fun with Facebook and Privacy game theory
Eric / Erictric: Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg: “I want to make sure we get this stuff right this time.”
Zachary Collins / Icodom: Mark Zuckerberg Admits Mistakes; Changes Coming Soon
Todd Bishop / TechFlash:
Ballmer on Facebook privacy: Zuckerberg one of ‘good guys’ — Google and Facebook are the ones grappling with high-profile security and privacy problems these days, but Microsoft has been there before, many times, and the issues were clearly on Steve Ballmer's mind during a talk this past week on the company's Redmond campus.
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Robert Scoble / Scobleizer: Facebook we have a problem — Leo Laporte is now claiming …
Arn / MacRumors:
Steve Jobs on WWDC Announcements: 'You Won't Be Disappointed' — After the big news from Google last week, MacRumors reader Bryan Webster emailed Steve Jobs: “I hope you have some good WWDC announcements to blow [Google] out of the water”. — To this, Steve Jobs reportedly replied “You won't be disappointed”.
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Garett Rogers / ZDNet: Is Apple able to keep up with Android?
Tim Barribeau / EverythingiCafe: Jobs On WWDC: “You Won't Be Disappointed”
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: SJobs email says “You won't be disappointed” …
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: Steve Jobs' answer to Google
Ray Basile / iPhone Savior: Steve Jobs “You Won't Be Disappointed” by WWDC
Jay Yarow / Silicon Alley Insider:
Steve Jobs Email: “Not A Chance” Google Is Leapfrogging Us (AAPL, GOOG) — Steve Jobs is firing off one-line emails this weekend addressing Google's big announcements from this week. — One email to Steve asked him what he thought of Gizmodo saying Google had leapfrogged Apple with the release of the new Android operating system.
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Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo: Dear Steve, Has Google Leapfrogged Apple?
Jason C. / Zappos.com:
6pm.com Pricing Mistake — Hey everyone - As many of you may know (and I'm sure a lot of you do not), 6pm.com is our sister site. 6pm.com is where brandaholics go for their guilt free daily fix of the brands they crave. Every day, the site highlights discounts on products ranging up to 70% off.
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Dan Nosowitz / Fast Company: Zappos Loses $1.6 Million on Six-Hour Pricing Screw-Up
Eric Engleman / TechFlash: Pricing mistake costs Zappos more than $1.6 million
Laurel Papworth / Social Network: Own your mistakes - Zappos
Edward Moyer / CNET News: Zappos sister site zapped by pricing glitch
Chloe Albanesius / AppScout: Zappos-Owned 6pm.com Accidentally Prices Everything At $50
Tom McNichol / The Atlantic Online:
Bill Gates: More Profit Than Prophet — It's been 15 years since Bill Gates published The Road Ahead, a book packed with the Microsoft founder's predictions about the future. How do Gates's prophecies hold up now that the road ahead has arrived? Let's take a look at Bill's hits and misses:
Kyle VanHemert / Gizmodo: Bill Gates: (Almost) a Tech Nostradamus
Apple and Efficiently Growing its Future — 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.
Michael Bernstein / Haystack Blog:
Facebook's ‘Like’ button makes me lonely — As a researcher, I expect myself to make mistakes all the time. It's sort of par for the course, and a great way to learn. You build little tests to try out social designs, learn, and move on. But before a company like Facebook is willing …
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Zynga cuts a big deal with 7-Eleven to promote its Facebook games in stores — Social gaming firm Zynga is moving from the virtual storefront to the real one in a broad partnership deal today with the 7-Eleven convenience store chain. — This summer, 7-Eleven will offer exclusive virtual gift products …
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
An Inside Look At Facebook Questions, The Next “Killer App” Of Facebook — When word first got out that Facebook was working on a question & answer service, the immediate reaction was that it would a “Quora killer.” That's an obvious and sexy statement to make since Quora was built …
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:
TechCrunch, GigaOM Ramping up Video — TechCrunch Goes with Brightcove, GigaOM with Ooyala — Two tech blog powerhouses, TechCrunch and GigaOM, are readying ambitious original online video programming. — While both have published some original clips, mostly with staffers using Flip cameras …