Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider:
Death Grip hysteria may end Monday with iOS 4.01 — Reception issues observed by new iPhone 4 owners, derided as the “Death Grip” by bloggers, appears to actually be a software issue that an iOS update is expected to resolve early next week. — Identifying the problem
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Bryan Wolfe / App Advice: Is iOS4 Update Coming Already?
Charles Arthur / Guardian: iPhone 4 users turn to nail polish to fix £499 gadget
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: iOS 4.01 comes to fix iPhone 4 Left Hand Reception Issue
Kelly Hodgkins / Boy Genius Report: iOS 4.01 software update to arrive on Monday with a fix for antenna issue?
Frank McPherson / MobileContentToday: About Cell Phone Antennas
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Is An Antenna Fix Just Around The Corner With iOS 4.01?
Devin Coldewey / MobileCrunch: iOS update to ship early next week, fix death grip issue?
Rosa Golijan / Gizmodo Australia: Rumour: iOS 4.01 Update Coming On Monday, Will Fix Reception Problems
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Rumor: Apple releasing iOS 4.0.1 next week?
Charles Cooper / CBS News: Some Advice for iPhone 4 Owners with Antenna “Issues”
Cornett / Brilliant FORGE: Apple iPhone 4 Antenna Conundrum
Mark Hachman / Gearlog: Apple's Jobs on iPhone 4: You're Doing It Wrong
Jon Worrel / Fudzilla: iPhone 4's dual-antenna design impresses us bigtime
Daniel Ionescu / InfoWorld: Jobs says iPhone 4 antenna problem a ‘nonissue’
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile: The iPhone Death Grip Thing Keeps Getting Weirder and Weirder
Miguel Helft / Bits:
Did Disguising the iPhone 4 Mask a Temperamental Antenna? — Did Apple know before this week that there is a right way and a wrong way to hold the iPhone 4? — The incorrect left-handed way, which even Steve Jobs has been known to use, apparently can cause “attenuation” …
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, TechCrunch Europe, Electronista, Gizmodo, Geek.com, Tech Trader Daily, techblog.dallasnews.com and Daring Fireball
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: White iPhones appearing in UK stores?
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch Europe: Orange UK tells iPhone 4 buyer delivery was delayed due to ‘antenna problems’
Christian Zibreg / Geek.com: When it's not killing signal bars, iPhone 4 is dropping fewer calls
Victor Godinez / techblog.dallasnews.com: Steve Jobs demonstrates the apparently incorrect way to hold iPhone 4
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Nice Job, New York Times
Rosa Golijan / Gizmodo:
Rumor: iOS 4.01 Update Coming on Monday, Will Fix Reception Problems — You hold your iPhone a certain way and poof! There goes your reception. According to Apple Insider, the issue may not be hardware-related but rather a software quirk: … An iOS update Monday—or during next week …
Discussion: TechnoBuffalo, Phones Review, ithinkdifferent and TG Daily
Imran / ithinkdifferent: iPhone might issue iOS 4.01 update on Monday to Fix Antenna Band ‘Death Grip’ Issue
Emory Kale / TG Daily: Apple iPhone 4 antenna issue fix: $29
Blackberry Curve 9300 Prototype - Hands On — The good folks at Negri Electronics managed to hook us up with an unannounced Blackberry Curve 9300 prototype. This little guy packs quite a redesigned punch, featuring an optical trackpad, flush control buttons on the front, new media buttons on the top …
Discussion: Phone Arena, LAPTOPMEMO, Engadget and Phones Review
Stefan Etienne / LAPTOPMEMO: Blackberry Curve 9300 Leaks Out, Came With BlackBerry OS 5.0?
Ross Miller / Engadget: BlackBerry Curve 9300 prototype gets handled on video
Chris Dixon / Silicon Alley Insider:
Competition Is Overrated: Stop Worrying About It And Just Build A Better Product — Your #1 competitor starting out will always be the BACK button, nothing else. - Garry Tan — Suppose you have an idea for a startup, and then do some research only to discover there are already similar products on the market.
Aliya Sternstein / Nextgov.com:
White House abolishes decade-old cookies ban — As expected, White House officials on Friday rolled back a 10-year-old prohibition on web-tracking devices called cookies, a policy that online experts said prevented agencies from personalizing online services to engage the public.
Discussion: Tech Daily Dose, O'Reilly Radar, Hillicon Valley and techPresident
Chris Strohm / Tech Daily Dose: Online ‘Cookies’ Crumble Under Tougher Fed Guidelines
Gautham Nagesh / Hillicon Valley: OMB releases guidance for agencies on cookies, social media
Heather Kelly / Macworld:
iPhone 4 camera beats the smartphone competition — Camera quality is a competitive area for the current crop of smartphones. With each new device, the gap between phones that happen to have cameras, and actual point-and-shoot cameras, shrinks. — To accurately see how good the iPhone 4's 5-megapixel …
Discussion: Podcasting News, Boy Genius Report, displayblog, Computerworld, MacRumors and Electronista
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: 720p Video Capture Comparison, iPhone 4 v. DROID X
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: iPhone 4's Camera Capabilities Evaluated
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Going, Going, Almost Gone: Foursquare Poised to Get New VC Funding, After Being “One Inch” From Sale to Facebook — According to numerous sources close to the situation, Foursquare is in the final stages of striking a funding deal with the very venture firm-Andreessen Horowitz-that had publicly dissed …
Discussion: CloudAve and VentureBeat
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Foursquare Expands Offices — Wonder How They're Paying For It?
Foursquare Expands Offices — Wonder How They're Paying For It?
Discussion: The Next Web
Lawrence Coburn / The Next Web: Have an Ass-Hat Problem? Try Avoidr
Taylor Buley / Velocity:
Joe Pompeo / The Wire:
Traditional Media Is Having A Field Day On Tumblr — Tumblr, the innovative blogging platform created by young web entrepreneur David Karp in 2007, had a bit of a media moment on the afternoon of Thursday, June 24. — Around 1 p.m., we reported that The New York Times had recently created a Tumblr …
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, more at Mediagazer »
Chris Cameron / ReadWriteWeb: Traditional Media Outlets Flocking to Tumblr
Arn / MacRumors:
MacRumors Poll: iPhone 4 Signal Loss by Region — The success of the iPhone 4 launched has been otherwise marred by widespread reports of signal loss. The signal loss seems to occur when the iPhone 4 is held in a certain position resulting in the bridging of the two antenna on the bottom left of the device (see video above).
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Is the antenna issue a dealbreaker for Apple?
Miguel Helft / New York Times:
A New Suffix for X-Rated Web Sites — SAN FRANCISCO — What if the Web held a sex party and no one showed up? — That's what could happen now that the agency governing the Internet address system all but approved the creation of a new red-light district on the Web.
Discussion: The Informer, ICM Registry and CNET News
Lance Whitney / CNET News: ICANN OKs .xxx domain name for porn sites
Jennifer Lawinski / CNNMoney.com:
Where old iPhones go to die — NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) — In the wake of Thursday's iPhone 4 launch frenzy lies as trail of unloved, no-longer-needed iPhones cast off by owners trading up for the shiny new model. — Analysts estimate that as many as 1.5 million iPhone 4s were sold on the first day …
Discussion: TechnoBuffalo, ITworld.com, Light Reading and MacStories
Julie Sartain / ITworld.com: Recycle Your Old iPhone for Cash
Sarah Reedy / Light Reading: Apple Outdoes Itself with iPhone 4
Cody Fink / MacStories: What's Happening to Old iPhone Models?
Bertrand / Erictric:
Sprint to Update HTC EVO 4G to Android 2.2, Samsung Moment and HTC Hero Left Behind — HTC EVO will be updated to Android 2.2; Samsung Moment & HTC Hero will not. Future devices launching w/ 2.1 will be also be updated to 2.2.less than a minute ago via CoTweet Sprint — sprint
Joseph L. Flatley / Engadget: Sprint: EVO 4G users getting Android 2.2 ‘in the near future’ …
Aaron Gingrich / Android Police: [Breaking] Confirmed: HTC Hero And Samsung Moment Will NOT Get FroYo
Stefan Etienne / LAPTOPMEMO: Sprint states Android 2.2 for EVO 4G coming “in the near future”
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: [Update] Sprint: 2.2 Upgrade Being Finalized for the EVO …
Chris Ferguson / AndroidGuys: Sprint Expects to Launch Android 2.2 “In the Near Future”
Kenneth Pennington / BriefMobile: HTC EVO 4G: Android 2.2 Soon
Philip Berne / Phone Scoop: Sprint Confirms Android 2.2 Coming to HTC Evo 4G
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: Nokia Dumps Symbian, Intel Adopts Android
Christina Warren / Mashable!:
EXCLUSIVE: First Teaser For “The Social Network” [VIDEO] — Columbia Pictures has just released the very first teaser trailer for its upcoming film, The Social Network. Like the poster that debuted last week, the teaser is sparse in its detail, but intriguing and provocative at the same time.
Kim-Mai Cutler / VentureBeat: Watch the Facebook movie's rather apocalyptic trailer
Russell Garland / Venture Capital Dispatch:
The Daily Start-Up: Carried Interest Tax Dies (For Now) — This morning's roundup of the latest venture capital news and analysis across the Web: — Senate Democratic leaders gave up trying to push through a spending bill that would have taxed much of the carried interest earned by VCs …
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider and Great Speculations
Joe Weisenthal / Silicon Alley Insider: VC And Hedge Funds Rejoice! The Carried Interest Tax Hike Is Dead
La Quadrature du Net:
Leak: EU pushes for criminalizing non-commercial usages in ACTA — Paris, June 23rd 2010 - A document leaked from the Presidency of the EU reveals that Member States are pushing for new criminal sanctions into the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), a few days ahead of the next negotiation round.
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