David Drummond / The Official Google Blog:
An update on China — Ever since we launched Google.cn, our search engine for mainland Chinese users, we have done our best to increase access to information while abiding by Chinese law. This has not always been an easy balance to strike, especially since our January announcement …
Discussion: L.A. Times Tech Blog, Washington Post, Computerworld, ZDNet, Wall Street Journal, VatorNews, Google Blogoscoped, Network World, Search Engine Land, BBC, Industries, The Register, Switched, Digital Trends, Financial Times, Tech Trader Daily, MediaMemo, Hillicon Valley, Erictric, Relevant Results, GMSV, p2pnet, ReadWriteWeb, Softpedia News, Silicon Alley Insider, Gizmodo, Search Engine Roundtable, Reuters, TG Daily, Search Engine Watch, Fast Company, Velocity, Telegraph, TechCrunch, Techie Buzz, Guardian, Techdirt, The Next Web, Pocket-lint, VentureBeat, paidContent, Technologizer, Epicenter and AppScout
Jessica Guynn / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Google to stop redirecting mainland China users to Hong Kong site
Keith B. Richburg / Washington Post: Google changes China access after Beijing objects
Mitch Wagner / Computerworld: Google surrenders to Chinese censorship demands
Christopher Dawson / ZDNet: Google vs. China: China will be back
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: Google unwilling to really give up on China
Philipp Lenssen / Google Blogoscoped: Google.cn Homepage Now Redirects on Click (Instead of Auto-Redirecting)
Sumner Lemon / Network World: Google tries new approach to placate Chinese censors
Kelly Fiveash / The Register: Baidu begins search for Silicon Valley talent
Geoff Dyer / Financial Times: Fresh face-off threatens Sino-American thaw
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Will Google's Newest Compromise Appease China?
Sara Jerome / Hillicon Valley: Good morning tech
Tom Krazit / Relevant Results: Google forced to change China approach—again
Levi Sumagaysay / GMSV: Google's tightrope walk in China continues
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider: Google Desperately Tries To Keep China Business Alive After …
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Roundtable: Google China Now a Fake Search Box Page, Directing Users To Hong Kong
Emma Woollacott / TG Daily: Google's Chinese operating license hangs in the balance
Liva Judic / Search Engine Watch: Google Stops Redirecting China Queries to Hong Kong Site In Hope For Licence Renewal
Dan Nosowitz / Fast Company: Google Toes Line in China: Tries to Stay Uncensored, Legal, and Available
Gady Epstein / Velocity: Google In China: It Doesn't Look Good
Malcolm Moore / Telegraph: Google switches China censorship tactics
MG Siegler / TechCrunch: China Swings, Google Flinches
Tania Branigan / Guardian: Google's new approach in China
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: Google Backs Down Further From China Exit
Paul Lamkin / Pocket-lint: Google gets the wobbles in China censorship row
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Google Tweaks Its China Strategy In Attempt To Keep Its Site Up
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Google Pulls a Hail Mary in China
Brian Heater / AppScout: Google Backs Off Hong Kong Redirect At China's Insistence
New York Times:
Google to Stop Directing China Users to Hong Kong — SAN FRANCISCO — In an effort to appease Beijing as it seeks to renew its license to operate in mainland China, Google plans to stop automatically redirecting Chinese users to its Hong Kong site. — For the last three months …
Dana Blankenhorn / ZDNet: Google China fail
Kathrin Hille / Financial Times: Google faces loss of China licence
Kelly Fiveash / The Register: China threatens Google's internet licence over HK redirect
Google Nexus One:
New Android 2.2 Software Update for Nexus One phones — Starting today, Nexus One users will begin to receive the Android 2.2 (codenamed Froyo) over-the-air software update on their phones. This update provides some great new features including support for making your handset a portable hotspot …
Discussion: GigaOM, Computerworld, Recombu, Engadget, Ars Technica, Gadget Lab, Softpedia News, Macworld, Google Android News …, DailyTech, AndroidGuys, Fonehome.co.uk, Appolicious Advisor, jkOnTheRun, Thoughts from the Sidelines, Techland, Guardian, eWeek, MobileTechWorld, Android Phone Fans, SlashGear, EuroDroid, AndroidSPIN, PhoneDog.com, CNET News, Pocket-lint, Fone Arena, Obsessable, Electricpig.co.uk, TechCrunch, Droid Life, ChannelWeb, Electronista, Know Your Cell, Gadgetell, infoSync World, IntoMobile, Phones Review, Tech Ticker and AppScout
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: Everything You Need to Know About Android 2.2, aka Froyo
Daniel Ionescu / Computerworld: Nexus One Gets Android 2.2 Update
Thomas Newton / Recombu: Nexus One to get Android 2.2 over the air update this week
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: Android 2.2 ‘Froyo’ Update Pushed to Google Nexus One
Mikael Ricknäs / Macworld: Google sends out Android 2.2 to Nexus One phones
Michael Murphy / Google Android News Android Forums: Froyo for Nexus One - It's Official!
Scott Webster / AndroidGuys: HTC: Desire, Legend, Wildfire Getting Froyo
Brad Spirrison / Appolicious Advisor: App Industry Roundup: Wireless airwaves expansion all about apps
James Kendrick / jkOnTheRun: Android Cheat Sheet: The Top 6 Android Phones
Chris Smith / Thoughts from the Sidelines: Google Nexus One Froyo Update FRF85 Is Now Official [Nexus One Gets …
Doug Aamoth / Techland: Android 2.2 Update Being Rolled Out to Nexus One Owners
Josh Halliday / Guardian: The key features of the latest Android software update
Clint Boulton / eWeek: Google Begins Pushing Android 2.2 to the Nexus One Smartphone
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Official Android 2.2 Update Begins Rolling Out in the Form of FRF85(B)
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Nexus One gets official Android 2.2 Froyo FRF85 update
Cody Banks / AndroidSPIN: Froyo FRF85b Officially Rolls out for Nexus One
Stephen Shankland / CNET News: Google issues Android 2.2 to Nexus One phones
Paul Lamkin / Pocket-lint: Android 2.2: Froyo rolling out to Nexus Ones
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: Google starts sending Android 2.2 update to Nexus One phones
Mic Wright / Electricpig.co.uk: Android 2.2 Froyo hits Nexus One UK
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch: Android 2.2 Froyo Now Rolling Out To All Nexus Ones
Ryan Hamrick / Know Your Cell: Android 2.2 (Froyo) being pushed to Nexus Ones
Natesh Sood / Gadgetell: Google pushing out Android 2.2 OTA to AT&T and T-Mobile Nexus Ones [Updated]
Sindre Lia / infoSync World: Android 2.2 Released on Nexus One
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Google makes Android 2.2 on the Nexus One official [You'll …
Kunal Gangar / Tech Ticker: Nexus One gets Android 2.2 Froyo
Brian Heater / AppScout: Android 2.2 (Froyo) Rolls Out to Google Nexus One Owners
Eric Eldon / Inside Facebook:
Former Facebook Executive Adam D'Angelo Confirms New Google Social Networking Effort — Google is making a new move into social networking, following past efforts like Orkut, Google Profiles and Buzz, according to a tweet by Digg founder Kevin Rose. He said so last weekend, but his tweet has since been deleted.
Discussion: CNET News, VentureBeat, ReadWriteWeb, Fortune, Search Engine Land, Gizmodo, Fast Company, GigaOM, The Snitch, Techland, Download Squad, The Huffington Post, AppScout, Neowin.net, TechCrunch, PC World, FierceMobileContent, infoSync World, WebProNews, Google Watch, Engadget, RyanSpoon.com and Geek.com
Tom Krazit / CNET News: ‘Google Me’ Google's next social experiment?
Kim-Mai Cutler / VentureBeat: Google Me, the company's answer to Facebook, may be real. But it's a longshot.
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb: Google Me a “Facebook Killer”? Place Your Bets!
Seth Weintraub / Fortune: More on Google's ‘Facebook Killer’
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: Will “Google Me” Be A Worthy Facebook Challenger Or Will It Be DOA?
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Google Trying to Build Facebook Competitor? Good Luck With That
Alexia Tsotsis / The Snitch: ‘Google Me’ is Not a Rumor, Will Launch in 2010
Sebastian Anthony / Download Squad: Buzz was just for starters …
Brian Heater / AppScout: Ex-Facebook Exec Backs Up “Google Me” Social Network Rumors
Brian Donohue / Neowin.net: Ex Facebook-CTO adds weight to “Google Me” rumours
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch: Cloning Is Lame. Google Should Do It To Facebook Anyway.
Sharon Gaudin / PC World: Is Google Building a Facebook Killer?
Vlad Savov / Engadget: Read the full post on alt.engadget.com
Brian Osborne / Geek.com: Google rumored to have Facebook killer in works
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Former Facebook CTO: ‘Google Me’ Is Real, And It's Gunning For Facebook — Yesterday, Digg CEO Kevin Rose tweeted that he'd heard a “huge rumor” that Google was planning to launch a Facebook competitor called “Google Me”, sparking off a wave of speculative reports (Rose has since removed the tweet).
Discussion: Electricpig.co.uk and Tech Eye
Mic Wright / Electricpig.co.uk: Why Google Me could floor Facebook
Andrea Petrou / Tech Eye: Google Me social notworking rumour is “very real”
Larry Hardesty / PhysOrg.com:
An Internet 100 times as fast: A new network design could boost capacity — In today's Internet, data traveling through optical fibers as beams of light have to be converted to electrical signals for processing. By dispensing with that conversion, a new network design could increase Internet speeds 100-fold.
Discussion: GigaOM and The Next Web
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM: For the Web Delivered at Light Speed: Go With the Flow
Ashlee Vance / New York Times:
In Faulty Computer Suit, Window to Dell's Fall — After the math department at the University of Texas noticed some of its Dell computers failing, Dell examined the machines. The company came up with a unusual reason for the computers' demise: the school had overtaxed the machines by making them perform difficult math calculations.
Discussion: Guardian, Computerworld, Fast Company, Communications …, GMSV, The Register, MacDailyNews and IntoMobile
Charles Arthur / Guardian: How a stolen capacitor formula ended up costing Dell $300m
Levi Sumagaysay / GMSV: Bad company. Now, can I get one of those for 50 percent off?
John Oates / The Register: Secret docs reveal Dell knew PCs were faulty
Marc Flores / IntoMobile: Class Action Lawsuit for the iPhone 4 On the Way
JP Mangalindan / Fortune:
Jeff Bezos's mission: Compelling small publishers to think big — In the face of Kindle price cuts and wild iPad sales, Jeff Bezos is taking Amazon into new markets and onto every device he can. Will it be enough? — Jeff Bezos has been dismissed before.
Discussion: TechFlash, iPad Weekly, TechCrunch, Kindle Review, Silicon Alley Insider and Electronista, more at Mediagazer »
Eric Engleman / TechFlash: Amazon CEO Bezos on the iPad, Kindle and e-book price battles
Matthew Paulson / iPad Weekly: Amazon.com CEO Says iPad and Kindle are Different Product Categories
Jay Yarow / Silicon Alley Insider: 10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, DELL, MSFT, VZ, EBAY, AMZN)
Vincent Chan / Power of Scale:
Why did so many successful entrepreneurs and startups come out of PayPal? Answered by Insiders — Why did so many successful entrepreneurs and startups come out of PayPal? I long have been fascinated by the extraordinary achievement from the ex-Paypal team and wonder about the reasons behind their success.
Stephen Chapman / Microsoft Kitchen:
Windows 8 Plans Leaked: Numerous Details Revealed — A big thanks to @floo1989 for the heads-up! Over the weekend, the Italian Windows site “Windowsette” got a hold of some super secret squirrel Microsoft presentations apparently laying around on the internet somewhere.
Discussion: ZDNet, Digital Daily, SuperSite for Windows, PC World, Electricpig.co.uk, InfoQ, Softpedia News, Engadget, Mashable!, Telegraph, Zatz Not Funny!, Techie Buzz, Neowin, blogs.chron.com, Beyond Binary, Computerworld, THINQ.co.uk, TechTiVi.com, TechnoBuffalo, GeekTonic, The Next Web, I4U News, Tim Anderson's ITWriting, Silicon Alley Insider, CNET News, The Register, Fast Company, Miguel de Icaza, Pocket-lint and VentureBeat
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / ZDNet: Windows 8 leaked plans: They say an awful lot, and very little ...
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Confirmed! Secret Microsoft Plans to Improve Windows!
Paul Thurrott / SuperSite for Windows: Windows 8: A First Peek
Abel Avram / InfoQ: What Features Are Desirable for Windows 8?
Christina Warren / Mashable!: Leaked Slide Deck Details Microsoft's Plan for Windows 8
Matt Warman / Telegraph: Microsoft Windows 8 details leak
Brent Evans / Zatz Not Funny!: Microsoft Windows 8 To Abandon TV Tuners?
Preston Gralla / Computerworld: Eight things to look forward to in Windows 8
Paul Hales / THINQ.co.uk: Windows 8 leak shows Microsoft aping Apple
Manan Kakkar / The Next Web: Microsoft's Gray Powell Moment - The Who, What And How Of The Big Windows 8 Leak
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Windows 8 Plans leak, taking Pointers from Apple OS X?
Tim Anderson's ITWriting: Windows 8: detailed plans leaked, show Microsoft cycle of invent, fail, copy
Gavin Clarke / The Register: Microsoft's Windows 8 goals revealed
Dan Nosowitz / Fast Company: Windows 8 Features Leaked: Instant On/Off, Syncing to the Cloud, and Tablets
Stuart Miles / Pocket-lint: Windows 8 to come with App Store
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Microsoft starts sharing Windows 8 plans with PC partners
Microsoft starts sharing Windows 8 plans with PC partners
Discussion: Datamation, Venture Capital Dispatch, Softpedia News, Velocity, Ars Technica, Tech Eye, Computerworld and fiercecio.comwatch
Russell Garland / Venture Capital Dispatch: The Daily Start-Up: Facebook Friend Elevates Investment
Nick Farrell / Tech Eye: Leaked documents show Microsoft's plans for Windows 8
Seagate unveils first-ever 3TB external drive — Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Desk hits 3TB — Seagate claimed a record in storage today by launching a 3TB FreeAgent GoFlex Desk drive. The first of its kind packs a single, 3TB disk inside and is large enough to need a 64-bit OS to work …
Discussion: Tech Eye, ZDNet, Computerworld, Gadget Lab, Gizmodo, VentureBeat, Softpedia News, TechCrunch, Pocket-lint and Engadget
Robin Harris / ZDNet: 1st 3 TB drive announced
Melissa J. Perenson / Computerworld: Seagate 3TB Drive Raises Storage to New Heights
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: 'World's First' 3TB Desktop Drive Offers USB 3.0, FireWire
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Seagate debuts a 3-terabyte hard disk drive
Paul Lamkin / Pocket-lint: Seagate uncage 3TB storage monster
Vlad Savov / Engadget: Seagate busts out 3TB external hard drive for $250
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
Mapquest Introduces New Look, New Capabilities — You might not have thought of it this way but the old MapQuest was mostly about driving directions. The new Mapquest (launching today) is about local search and an expanded range of capabilities and use cases.
Discussion: GigaOM, ReadWriteWeb, CNET News, MapQuest Blog, Softpedia News, Screenwerk, Mashable! and SitePoint
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Can a Redesign Help MapQuest Find Its Way?
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb: MapQuest's Major Overhaul Goes Live
Lance Whitney / CNET News: MapQuest remaps itself
Christian Dwyer / MapQuest Blog: Redesigning MapQuest - It's all about the Journey
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: It's ‘M’ to the ‘Q’ at the New Mapquest
Jennifer Farley / SitePoint: New Look & Feel For MapQuest
Michael Chang / The Windows Blog:
Windows Live Messenger app for iPhone passes one million downloads! — In just 5 days, over one million people downloaded the Windows Live Messenger app for iPhone that launched last week! This early momentum is fantastic, and we really appreciate the feedback we've been getting from many of you.
Discussion: App Advice, TechNet Blogs, LiveSide.net, InfoWorld and Lockergnome Blog Network
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: Live Messenger Is A Hit On The iPhone - 1M Downloads In 5 Days
Woody Leonhard / InfoWorld: Privacy problems persist in latest Windows Messenger 2011 beta
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Social game firm Crowdstar embraces Facebook Credits in five-year agreement — Crowdstar is giving a big endorsement to Facebook Credits. The social gaming company has made a five-year commitment to using Facebook's virtual currency. — The introduction of Facebook Credits this summer …
Discussion: blogs.ft.com, Inside Facebook, TG Daily and Velocity
David Gelles / blogs.ft.com: CrowdStar goes all-in with Facebook Credits
Starr Keshet / TG Daily: Facebook wants credits, not dollars
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Rumblefish Launches Friendly Music: Tunes For YouTube Videos At $1.99 A Pop — Music licensing company Rumblefish last week announced a new music program for YouTube users, enabling them to buy a lifetime, worldwide music license on a selected music track at $1.99 a pop and fully edit the music into their videos.
Discussion: TechFlash, Business Wire, Gizmodo, YouTube Blog, Softpedia News and Switched
Kyle VanHemert / Gizmodo: FriendlyMusic Lets You Buy Legal, Licensed Tunes For Your YouTube Videos For $2
Michele Flannery / YouTube Blog: Rumblefish Launches User Friendly Music Program for YouTube Community
Brett Terpstra / TUAW:
Icons and World Clock created with CSS3 magic, courtesy of Webkit — Recent versions of Webkit, the browser engine that Safari and Chrome are based on, have allowed for extensive use of CSS3, as well as some proprietary CSS tricks. The result has been some very innovative art created entirely using CSS.
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Hulu Unveils Subscription Service For $9.99 a Month — Putting to rest months of rumors, the online television Web site Hulu unveiled a subscription service on Tuesday, promising access to episodes of more TV shows to customers who pay $9.99 a month. — Recent episodes of shows on ABC …
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch: Hulu Launches Premium Subscription Service ‘Hulu Plus’
Declan McCullagh / CNET News:
Alleged Russian agents used high-tech tricks — A clandestine network of Russian spies in the United States used private Wi-Fi networks, flash memory sticks, and text messages concealed in graphical images to exchange information, federal prosecutors said Monday.
Discussion: The Register, WebProNews and CBS News
Chris Williams / The Register: Russian spy ring bust uncovers tech toolkit
Mike Sachoff / WebProNews: FTC Cracks Down On Online Payment Scam
Ryan Corsaro / CBS News: Accused Russian Spy a “Practiced Deceiver”
Wolfgang Gruener / ConceivablyTech:
An Unexpected Apple Ally: Porn Industry to Drop Flash — Article Navigation — It may seem that Steve Jobs is on a lonely crusade against Adobe's Flash format with the rest of the industry simply waiting who this battle will turn out. While Adobe is rallying support for Flash …
Discussion: Gizmodo, Maximum PC, THINQ.co.uk and AppleInsider
Adam Frucci / Gizmodo: Uh Oh, Adobe: Porn Industry Prepping to Ditch Flash
Stewart Meagher / THINQ.co.uk: Porn industry joins Apple in dropping Flash
Prince McLean / AppleInsider: Pornographers next to dump Flash for HTML5
Ryan Tate / Gawker:
An iPhone Class Action Suit Is in the Works — The California law firm that sued Facebook and Zynga over scammy gaming ads is setting its sights on Apple, investigating a possible class action over reception problems with the new iPhone. — Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff, LLP is looking for people who …
Discussion: Technologizer, PC World, App Advice, ReadWriteWeb, ZDNet, MacRumors, Gizmodo, AppleInsider, 9 to 5 Mac, Fortune, PhoneDog.com, IntoMobile, DSLreports, TechCrunch, TG Daily, Geek.com, Softpedia News, Edible Apple, SlashGear, Phones Review, Erictric, Inc.com, Mashable!, everythingiCafe, Phone Scoop and infoSync World
Bryan Wolfe / App Advice: Apple May Be Hit With Lawsuit
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / ZDNet: iPhone 4 lawsuit in the pipeline
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: Lawyers seek iPhone Death Grip victims
Alex Wagner / PhoneDog.com: California law firm may file class action suit over iPhone signal issues
Karl Bode / DSLreports: Apple Facing iPhone 4 Reception Class Action …
Devin Coldewey / TechCrunch: Opportunistic Law Firm To Launch Class Action Lawsuit Against …
Emma Woollacott / TG Daily: iPhone 4 users invited to join class action
Christian Zibreg / Geek.com: Nokia steps up rivalry with Apple, shows five phone grips
Chris Davies / SlashGear: iPhone 4 reception issues could prompt class-action suit
Jason Del Rey / Inc.com: The World's Most Interesting Intern
Jolie O'Dell / Mashable!: Apple May Face Class-Action Lawsuit Over iPhone 4
Philip Berne / Phone Scoop: Law Firm That Sued Zynga Now Investigating Apple
Sindre Lia / infoSync World: iPhone 4 Antenna Issue to End in Court?
Wall Street Journal:
ITA Becomes Hot Software Ticket — As Google Courts Fare-Query Software Firm, Travel Websites Woo Defensively — Eager to snap up a company that makes some much-used travel-search technology—and keep it out of Google Inc.'s hands—several potential buyers are circling ITA Software Inc., according to people familiar with the matter.
Discussion: Reuters, Tnooz and Tech Trader Daily
Elinor Comlay / Reuters: Buyers court ITA Software: report
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
MOG Gets Green Light From Apple For Upcoming iPhone App, Lands Deal With Roku — Good news, MOG fans. The online music streaming service, which allows users to listen to as many songs as they want for a flat monthly fee, has had its iPhone application approved by Apple after spending well over a month in App Store purgatory.
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, Softpedia News and hypebot
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: On-Demand Music Service MOG Comes to the Living Room - Mobile Apps Coming Soon
Bruce Houghton / hypebot: MOG Expands To Roku, iPhone
Paul Carr / TechCrunch:
TechCrunch TV Launches... Now. — It's finally here. After months of planning and building and learning and fixing and hiring and spending, TechCrunch TV goes live right... NOW. — Broadcasting daily from our fully-featured San Francisco studio, TechCrunch TV will be packed …
Discussion: The Next Web, Dembot, I4U News and Techie Buzz, more at Mediagazer »
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: TechCrunch TV Channel launches
Keith Dsouza / Techie Buzz: TechCrunch TV Goes Live
Rich Miller / Data Center Knowledge:
Twitter Ops: In the Belly of the Whale — Twitter's infrastructure has been under a lot of scrutiny in the wake of its capacity problems during World Cup Tweetstorms, where the service has struggled to keep pace with up to 3,000 messages per second. Seventy five percent …
eSecurity Planet Features:
SSL Certificates In Use Today Aren't All Valid — It should be no surprise that the SSL security certificate business is big business, considering how SSL certificates are seen as being on the frontlines of securing Web transactions against fraud. But new data suggests that SSL certificates are not all being configured correctly.
Discussion: Tech Eye
Nick Farrell / Tech Eye: SSL security is bogus