David W. Martin / Mac|Life:
Apple Reveals New Service for Authors to Sell Their Books Directly in the iBookstore — Are you a budding author? The next Stephen King? Or an author currently looking to cut out the middle man as you rollout your own books? It looks like your time has come — Apple has released information on self-publishing for the iBookstore!
Discussion: Kindle Review, SlashGear, Pulse2, Ars Technica, Macworld, Fast Company, Podcasting News, AppScout, John Chow dot Com, Erictric, MacRumors, iLounge and Boy Genius Report, Thanks:atul
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Apple open iBookstore to self-publishers
Jeff Smykil / Ars Technica: Apple opens iBookstore to self-publishers
Dan Nosowitz / Fast Company: Apple Makes It Easier for Self-Published Authors to Sell E-Books in the iBookstore
James Lewin / Podcasting News: Publish Your Own Apple iBook
Brian Heater / AppScout: New Apple iBookstore Model Circumvents Publishing Houses
Charles Starrett / iLounge: Apple accepting self-published books to iBookstore
Michael Bettiol / Boy Genius Report: Want to sell your work in the iBookstore? Here's how
David Gewirtz / ZDNet:
iTunes won't let you publish books if you write software — Apple today finally opened up the iBooks store for smaller publishers. And I hit a snag. — Here's a quick bit of background. I've written and published 40 incredibly simplistic apps on the iTunes store.
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget:
The next Apple TV revealed: cloud storage and iPhone OS on tap... and a $99 price tag — If you thought that Apple's foray into the world of home entertainment died with the last iteration of the Apple TV, you're quite wrong. A tip we've received — which has been confirmed by a source …
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, Gizmodo and SlashGear
Cleve Nettles / 9 to 5 Mac: Engadget: New AppleTV: $99, Cloud Storage, A4 Chip, iPhone OS...not WWDC
Mark Wilson / Gizmodo: The Next Apple TV to Be a $100 Screenless iPhone?
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo:
Motorola Launching Two Droid Phones In July With Verizon — It's no secret that the Droid Shadow will be sold exclusively with Verizon Wireless as soon as next month, but the WSJ is reporting that another Motorola smartphone will also be added to Verizon's shelves in July.
Discussion: Unwired View, Wall Street Journal, Softpedia News, SlashGear, Electronista, Boy Genius Report, eSarcasm, Ubergizmo, Go Rumors, Android Phone Fans and Phone Scoop
Sara Silver / Wall Street Journal: Motorola Bets Big on Google, Verizon
Michael Bettiol / Boy Genius Report: Verizon to release two new Motorola Android handsets in July
JR Raphael / eSarcasm: Verizon Is Not Going to Like What We Found
Anand Srinivasan / Go Rumors: Verizon Launching Two Motorola Devices In July
Kevin Krause / Android Phone Fans: Motorola's Sanjay Jha Says “Focus Is on Android,” More Devices Coming Soon
Eric M. Zeman / Phone Scoop: Verizon Launching Two New Moto Droids In July
Larry Dignan / ZDNet:
Motorola: Can it differentiate itself in the Droid mix? — Motorola co-CEO Sanjay Jha has been hearing a lot of about the “d” word—differentiation— since HTC's Incredible launched. At an investment conference, Jha was peppered with questions about how much marketing love Motorola would get from Verizon Wireless going forward.
Discussion: Addicted to Digital Media
iPad arrives in London after fans queue overnight at Apple store — British technology fans finally got their hands on the Apple iPad today, after many queued overnight to ensure they made their purchase before the limited stocks ran out. — The queues began extending down Regent Street …
Discussion: blogs.ft.com, Computerworld, Guardian, Reuters, AppleInsider, Mashable!, TechRadar.com, Light Reading, MacRumors, BBC, 9 to 5 Mac, TechCrunch Europe, The Register, Fortune, Mobile Entertainment and Engadget
Tim Bradshaw / blogs.ft.com: Londoners justify queuing for an iPad on day one
Charles Arthur / Guardian: Apple iPad launch: which model did the queuers buy?
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Apple iPad Launches Internationally, the Crowd Goes Wild
Adam Hartley / TechRadar.com: Hectic scenes at iPad stores
Paul Rainford / Light Reading: Europe Almost Catches iPad Fever
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: It's official: This is an iPad planet
Mike Butcher / TechCrunch Europe: Brits queue round the block for the iPad at Apple's main London store
John Oates / The Register: Regent Street blocked by iPad fanboi swarm
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: iPad madness in Munich
Nicky Trup / Mobile Entertainment: iPad finally arrives in the UK
Ross Miller / Engadget: Apple iPad launches globally: lines form to the left, gauche, izquierda, hidari...
Chris Davies / SlashGear:
UK iBookstore shelves filled for iPad readers
UK iBookstore shelves filled for iPad readers
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, Kindle Review, Engadget, Mobile Entertainment and EverythingiCafe
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: UK iBookstore gets switched on
Tim Stevens / Engadget: UK iBookstore surprise: premium content appears
Stuart Dredge / Mobile Entertainment: Paid e-books now live in Apple's UK iBooks store
Douglas MacMillan / Business Week:
Google's Latest Launch: Its Own Trading Floor — The search giant is hiring Wall Street vets to manage a $26.5 billion pile of cash — Last fall, some unusual job listings began cropping up on Google's (GOOG) website. Amid the requests for programmers and engineers were postings for bond traders and portfolio analysts.
Discussion: Fast Company and broadstuff
Addy Dugdale / Fast Company: iFive: Top Kill, Men Who Stare at Terrorists, Foxconn, Google, Crystal Meth
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: Google Trading Systems
Susan Wojcicki / The Official Google Blog:
We've officially acquired AdMob! — Last Friday, we said that mobile advertising was moving fast. So are we! Today, we closed our acquisition of AdMob. Omar Hamoui has built a great team and great products at AdMob and we're thrilled to officially welcome them to Google.
Discussion: eWeek, FierceMobileContent, AdExchanger.com, Softpedia News, Lifehacker, Mobile Entertainment, InfoWorld, Fortune, Android Phone Fans, Mashable!, Erictric, Macworld, CNET News, TechCrunch, Digital Daily, Search Engine Journal, Electronista, ClickZ, Phones Review, Engadget, ZDNet, Boy Genius Report, Maximum PC, The Life and Times of AdMob, AppScout and silicontap.com
Clint Boulton / eWeek: Google Seals AdMob Deal to Sell Mobile Ads on Android Smartphones
Jason Ankeny / FierceMobileContent: Google officially completes AdMob acquisition
Erica Ho / Lifehacker: Remains of the Day: Cell Phone Shock
Stuart Dredge / Mobile Entertainment: Google completes AdMob acquisition
Nancy Gohring / InfoWorld: Google closes AdMob deal
Seth Weintraub / Fortune: Google completes AdMob acquisition, ready to take on Apple's iAds
Kevin Krause / Android Phone Fans: Google Acquires AdMob, Finally
Ben Parr / Mashable!: It's Official: AdMob Is Now Part of Google
Nancy Gohring / Macworld: Google AdMob deal closes
Tom Krazit / CNET News: Google closes books on AdMob deal
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch: Over Six Months Later, Google Finally Closes AdMob Acquisition
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Google's AdMob Acquisition a Done Deal
Arnold Zafra / Search Engine Journal: Google Officially Acquires AdMob
Jack Marshall / ClickZ: Google Completes $750 Million AdMob Acquisition
Ross Miller / Engadget: Google officially acquires AdMob
Michael Bettiol / Boy Genius Report: Google formally completes its acquisition of AdMob
Ryan Whitwam / Maximum PC: Google Closes AdMob Deal
Chloe Albanesius / AppScout: Google Closes Acquisition of AdMob
Vanessa Fox / Search Engine Land:
Google Confirms “Mayday” Update Impacts Long Tail Traffic — Google made between 350 and 550 changes in its organic search algorithms in 2009. This is one of the reasons I recommend that site owners not get too fixated on specific ranking factors. If you tie construction of your site …
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Roundtable: Google May Day Update Confirmed, Our Fourth Post
Andrew Shotland / Local SEO Guide: It's MayDay for Yellow Pages Sites
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: Google Algo Changes Drop ‘The Other Shoe’
Mike Boland / Local Media Watch: More Trouble for Local SEO
Heather / Nine By Blue: May 26th, 2010 Office Hours
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Google Lists Top 1,000 Sites On The Web & Then Lets You Advertise On Them — The Google AdWords blog announced new features for Google Ad Planner and AdWords content network today. — The big news is that Google publicly released a list of the top 1,000 sites by unique users as measured by Ad Planner.
Gus Sentementes / BaltTech: Top 1,000 most-visited websites
Daniel Ionescu / Computerworld: Google Names Facebook Most Visited Site
Nick O'Neill / All Facebook: The Average Facebook Visitor Views 143 Pages A Month
Sebastian Anthony / Download Squad: Google releases list of 1,000 largest websites, lets advertisers target those sites
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider: Facebook Has More Pageviews Than The Next 99+ Biggest Web Sites Combined
Barbara ‘webmama’ Coll / WebMama's Look at the Web: Google Increases Transparency of Ad Content Network …
Jolie O'Dell / Mashable!: Facebook Leads in the Top 1,000 Sites [STATS]
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: Google Ranks the Web's Top Sites
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Google Lets Brand Advertisers Target Top Sites
Charlie Anzman / SEO and Tech Daily: DoubleClick Ad Planner Adds New Features - Top 1000
Katrina Kurnit / Inside AdWords: New tool for brand advertisers on the Google Content Network
Jonathan Standing / Reuters:
Hon Hai to raise China wages after spate of suicides — TAIPEI - Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry plans to raise workers' salaries by about 20 percent at its Foxconn unit in China, as it struggles to stop a spate of worker suicides and quell rising public anger.
Eric Stern / AllNewsMac: Apple's main manufacturer, Foxconn, raises salaries 20% to prevent suicides
John Biggs / MobileCrunch: Some Foxconn employees get 20% raise
Tom Foremski / ZDNet: Media gets its facts wrong - working at Foxconn significantly cuts suicide risk
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: Foxconn suicides: Company promises 20% wages hike
Kathrin Hille / Financial Times: Foxconn to raise factory wages by 20%
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Hon Hai to Raise Salaries of Foxconn Workers
Tim Barribeau / EverythingiCafe: Hon Hai Raises Pay Rates To Help Worker Happiness
Mark Wilson / Gizmodo: Foxconn Jumps Reach 15...Potential 16 Spotted On the Roof
M. Daou / MobileTechWorld:
Microsoft: 30 Million Windows Phone 7 devices will be sold by the end of 2011 — During yesterday's ReMIX Microsoft showed an interesting slide that didn't go unoticed by me ( you can see it above). According to IDC predictions 30Million Windows Phone 7 devices will be sold by the end …
Discussion: AppleInsider, Engadget, WMExperts, Softpedia News, Boy Genius Report, SlashGear, Neowin.net and WMPoweruser.com
Donald Melanson / Engadget: 30 million Windows Phone 7 devices sold by the end of 2011? Microsoft says yes
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: Microsoft: Windows Phone 7 sales will top 30 million by end of 2011
Evan Selleck / SlashGear: Microsoft Plans for 30 Million Windows Phone 7 Devices to be Sold by End of 2011
Jonathan Downin / Neowin.net: Microsoft forecasts sales of 30 million Windows Phone 7 handsets through 2011
Agam Shah / Computerworld:
Intel eyes hardware acceleration for Google's WebM — IDG News Service - Intel is considering hardware-based acceleration for Google's new WebM video file format in its Atom-based TV chips if the format gains popularity, an Intel executive said on Thursday.
Discussion: Softpedia News, OSNews, Engadget, The Tech Report and bit-tech.net
Thom Holwerda / OSNews: Intel May Add Hardware Support for WebM to Atom CE4100
Vladislav Savov / Engadget: Intel mulling WebM hardware acceleration in Atom CE4100 chip
Cyril Kowaliski / The Tech Report: Intel will accelerate WebM if it ‘establishes itself’
Gareth Halfacree / bit-tech.net: Intel hints at WebM acceleration
Benjamin Rubenstein / AndroidGuys:
EVO's Qik Video Chat to Cost an Extra $5 a Month... Seriously? — According to a source of ours inside Sprint, the EVO 4G's $10 premium cost doesn't seem to cover the Qik video chat capabilities, as previously thought. As you can see in the screenshot below, the service will be cost a $4.99 premium, payable via PayPal.
Discussion: blogs.chron.com, Engadget, Android Phone Fans, SlashGear, Android Community and Google Android Blog
Ross Miller / Engadget: Qik charging $5 monthly for EVO 4G video chat (updated)
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Sprint Recommends Their Retailers Open Early for the EVO 4G Launch
Chris Davies / SlashGear: $5 Qik video call surcharge for HTC EVO 4G revealed
Chris Davies / Android Community: Qik video chat for EVO 4G a $5 monthly extra?
John Cook / TechFlash:
Microsoft officially releases Tag, its mobile barcode technology — Microsoft Tag, a mobile barcoding service that the company first talked about 18 months ago, is getting its official launch today. To date, Microsoft says that more than one billion Tags have been created …
George Ponder / WMExperts: Microsoft Tag moves out of Beta
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Microsoft Launches Tag Mobile Barcode Service
Nadialy / MSDN Blogs: Beyond Beta: Microsoft Tag Takes Off
Nick Eaton / The Microsoft Blog: Beta tag pulled off of Microsoft Tag
Andrew Lyle / Neowin.net: Microsoft Tag comes out of beta
Vladislav Savov / Engadget:
Skype Mobile with video support coming to Android Market later this year? — Skype's PR folks have been unusually loquacious today, as they've responded to a query about whether HTC's EVO 4G would get a Skype client with a deep and meaningful forward-looking statement, underpinned by a promise …
Discussion: Skatter Tech, Android Community, Neowin.net, mobiputing, AndroidGuys, Android Phone Fans, SlashGear, The Next Web, EuroDroid, Android and Me, Phone Scoop and Phones Review
Chris Davies / Android Community: Skype video chat Android app coming this year
Tzvi Friedman / Neowin.net: Carrier free Skype app, with video chat; possibly this year?
Brad Linder / mobiputing: Skype voice and video app coming to Android this year?
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Skype Mobile with Video Support to Make Its Way to All Android Phones This Year
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Skype Android app with video chat due in 2010
Matt Brian / The Next Web: Skype Mobile With Video Calling Coming To Android Handsets Later This Year
Taylor Wimberly / Android and Me: Skype Mobile with video calling coming to all Androids this year
Eric M. Zeman / Phone Scoop: Skype Commits to Bringing Video Chat to All Android Handsets
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Microsoft's social-networking lab launches new Twitter viewing tool — Microsoft's Future Social Experiences Labs (FUSE) has launched another new project, codenamed “Project Emporia,” that is aimed at social-networking newbies to help them simplify their Twitter browsing/viewing experience.
Discussion: eWeek, Download Squad, Softpedia News, Erictric and The Microsoft Blog
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Microsoft Launches Project Emporia, Twitter Tool
Sebastian Anthony / Download Squad: Microsoft's Project Emporia lets you keep on top of real-time …
Bertrand / Erictric: Microsoft Tag No Longer in Beta
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee:
Netflix: The Future Is Streaming — Netflix expects its DVD-by-mail business to peak in 2013, at which point it believes its Watch Instantly streaming service will be driving its growth. That's the gist of a slideshow posted on the company's jobs site that details its plans to transform itself …
Discussion: DSLreports, The Equity Kicker, Lockergnome Blog Network and Hacking NetFlix, Thanks:atul
Karl Bode / DSLreports: Netflix: Streaming The Future After 2013 …
Matt Hartley / Lockergnome Blog Network: Netflix Streaming Is The Future?
Daisuke Wakabayashi / Wall Street Journal:
Japan's iPad Frenzy Signals Sea Change — TOKYO—The debut of Apple Inc.'s iPad tablet computer in Japan is generating a level of hype and excitement rarely seen these days for a new electronics product in this gadget-loving nation, underscoring the paucity of buzz-worthy, homegrown devices.
Mike Halsey / gHacks technology news: iPad now available to buy worldwide
Hiroko Tabuchi / Bits: IPad's Arrival in Tokyo Causes Japanese to Reflect
Neil Sands / Digits: Australians Line Up (With Kangaroo Pouches) for iPads
Carole Landry / Agence France Presse: iPad mania as thousands queue for global roll-out
Chris Brandrick / TheAppleBlog: iPad Mania Begins as iPad Launches Internationally
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: iPad camp outs hit Tokyo, Sydney, London
Tim Barribeau / EverythingiCafe: World Goes Crazy For iPad Launch
Prince McLean / AppleInsider: Apple's iPad big in Japan
Dave Caolo / TUAW: Japan gripped by iPad frenzy
Andrew Lyle / Neowin.net: Apple's iPad goes on sale internationally
Daisuke Wakabayashi / Voices on All Things Digital: Japan's iPad Frenzy Signals a Sea Change
Olga Kharif / Bloomberg:
Microsoft May Cut Zune Music Price to Contend With Apple, Online Services — Microsoft Corp., the world's largest software maker, may cut the monthly fee it charges for streaming music on its Zune portable player, senior product manager Terry Farrell said in an interview.
Discussion: Techland, Gadgetell, WMPoweruser.com, TechSpot, The Next Web, Electronista, Engadget and Gizmodo
Peter Ha / Techland: Is Microsoft's Zune Pass Too Expensive?
Matthew DeCarlo / TechSpot: Microsoft to reduce Zune Pass subscription price?
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: Microsoft To Whack Apple With Cheap Zune Music?
Ross Miller / Engadget: Microsoft considers a Zune Pass price drop
Larry Dignan / ZDNet:
AT&T exec: 4 out of 10 of our iPhone sales to enterprises — AT&T's Ron Spears, CEO of the telecom company's Business Solutions unit, said Apple's iPhone has plenty of traction in the enterprise and in some cases is replacing a laptop purchase. — Spears' comments, made at the Barclays …
Susan Steade / GMSV: iPhone puts on its clean khakis
Alex Williams / ReadWriteEnterprise: 4 of 10 iPhones Sold to Enterprise Users
Jason Harris / Taptu Mobile Search: The iPhone As A Business Phone
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider: AT&T: 40 percent of iPhones sold to enterprise users
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: AT&T: four out of 10 iPhone sales are to the enterprise
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: AT&T: 40% of iPhone purchases now coming from business users?
Tim Barribeau / EverythingiCafe: AT&T Claims 40% of iPhones Go To Enterprise
Michael Bettiol / Boy Genius Report: AT&T: 40% of iPhones are sold to enterprise
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Four Out of Ten iPhones Sold to Business Users
John Paczkowski / Crave: The gadget blog: 4 out of 10 iPhones sold to business users
Marco Chiappetta / HotHardware.com News:
Intel Core i7-875K and i5-655K Unlocked Processors — Article Index: — Once upon a time, not very long ago in fact, Intel vehemently frowned upon overclocking. There were even times leading up to new processor and chipset releases when it was rumored that Intel would bring an end to overclocking altogether.
Discussion: PC Perspective, Softpedia News, I4U News, MacNN and AnandTech
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Intel Core i7-875K and i5-655K Unlocked Processors Unveiled
Anand Lal Shimpi / AnandTech: Intel's Core i5-655K & Core i7-875K: Overclocked and Analyzed