iPhone 4 Arrives in 17 More Countries This Friday — Apple's iPhone® 4 will be available in 17 more countries this Friday, July 30. iPhone 4 features FaceTime®, which makes video calling as easy as one tap, Apple's new Retina display, the highest resolution display ever built into a phone …
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Dan Moren / Macworld: Apple to ship iPhone in 17 countries on Jul 30
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: iPhone 4 hits 17 new countries Friday - woOt!
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: Apple Rumors: New iMac, Mac Pro on Way, With Magic Slate Peripheral Tagging Along?
John Biggs / TechCrunch: 17 More Countries Get the iPhone 4 On Friday
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: iPhone 4 Hits 17 More Countries Friday
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: iPhone 4 to go on sale in 17 additional countries July 30th
Lance Whitney / Crave: The gadget blog: iPhone 4 hitting 17 more countries on Friday
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: IPhone 4 Available (Almost) Worldwide this Friday
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Apple rolls out iPhone 4 to 17 more Countries this Friday
Evan Ramstad / Wall Street Journal: On Hold in South Korea
Technology Expert / Tech-Ex: Seventeen more countries to sell the iPhone 4 starting Friday
Ross Miller / Engadget:
Mystery HTC Windows Phone 7 device: in the wild and lacking any Sense — A candybar slate from HTC with a 3.7-inch SLCD and 1GHz Snapdragon processor — sounds about right for the Desire, but this little puppy is actually running Windows Phone 7 (presumably a developer build, given the apps catalog).
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Ben Patterson / Yahoo! News: Spy shots of HTC-made Windows Phone 7 handset emerge
Lance Whitney / Crave: The gadget blog: Amid reports that HTC is working hard to bring its Sense user interface …
Linsey / Fonehome.co.uk: New HTC Windows Phone leaks
Dan Nosowitz / Fast Company: HTC Will Bring Sense UI to Windows Phone 7
Chris Davies / SlashGear: HTC Windows Phone 7 smartphone spotted on way to Verizon?
Gary Cutlack / Gizmodo: HTC Swapping AMOLED For Super LCD
Marc Flores / IntoMobile: HTC Slapping Some Sense UI Into Windows Phone 7
Varun Krish / Fone Arena: HTC Windows 7 Phone Leaked
Stuart Miles / Pocket-lint: HTC Windows Phone 7 spy shots leak out
Devin Coldewey / MobileCrunch: HTC phone pictured running Windows Phone 7, said to be final hardware
Adam Z Lein / pocketnow.com: Mystery HTC Windows Phone 7 Spy Shots
Limited iMac retail inventory precedes anticipated update — Some Apple retail stores have run out of stock of both 21.5-inch and 27-inch iMac models, ahead of an expected refresh to the desktop Mac hardware. — An AppleInsider reader sent word Sunday that the 21.5-inch iMac …
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Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider: Brace Yourselves, New Macs Are On The Way
Chris Davies / SlashGear: iMac stock shortages continue ahead of tipped range refresh
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: Apple may be planning upcoming iMac refresh
Chris Barylick / O'Grady's PowerPage: iMac retail shortages hint at new models on the horizon
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: New iMac Shortage Evidence points to new iMac 2010 coming soon
Indraneel Purohit / Appletell: iMac supplies dwindling, refresh imminent?
Angus / Project Gus:
The Sad State of Open Source in Android tablets — This year a slew of companies have launched competing Android tablet devices. A lot of rhetoric has been spun about how Android's open source ecosystem gives manufacturers and consumers an advantage.
Dana Blankenhorn / ZDNet: Open source is filled with freeloaders
Vlad Savov / Engadget:
HTC makes Super LCD screens for Desire and Nexus One official — Welcome back to our “worst kept secrets” hour, where HTC has seen fit to release a PR blast informing the world of what it already knew: the Desire and Nexus One are getting Super (duper) LCD displays to fill demand that Samsung's AMOLED division cannot.
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Chris Davies / SlashGear: HTC make Super LCD for Desire and Nexus One official
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: HTC officially states that they're dumping OLED for Sony's Super …
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: HTC touts Super LCD displays amidst AMOLED display shortage
Eric M. Zeman / Phone Scoop: HTC to Ditch Samsung Displays in Favor of Sony
Alex Smith / AndroidSPIN: From AMOLED To SLCD, HTC Announces Switch
Jordan Cressman / I4U News: HTC Divorces Samsung, Marries Sony
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: HTC Officially Announces Their Adoption of Super LCD
Simon Chester / MobileCrunch: HTC gives up waiting on AMOLEDs, switches to SLCD on Desire and Nexus One
Anand Srinivasan / Go Rumors: HTC Desire Display To Change To SLCD From OLED
Ronix / Android Forums: No SuperLCD for Incredible
Jeremy Kirk / Computerworld:
UAE says BlackBerry data handling violates the law — The offshore storage of data by Research In Motion for its BlackBerry smartphones conflicts with a 2007 law passed in the United Arab Emirates, the country's telecommunications regulator has said. — The offshore storage of data …
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Marc Flores / IntoMobile: BlackBerry Could Get Banned in UAE
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: AP: UAE calls BlackBerrys a “security threat”
Sean Hollister / Engadget:
HTC Vision headed to T-Mobile in new spy shot, dubbed G1 Blaze? — While high-end QWERTY sliders loaded with Android aren't nearly as uncommon now as when HTC's Vision first leaked onto the scene, it appears this particular handset may be destined for T-Mobile with its (alleged) 1GHz processor …
Rachel King / ZDNet: Spotted: HTC Vision with T-Mobile logo; possible new name?
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Leak: Photo: HTC Vision for T-Mobile, may be called “G1 Blaze”
Chris Davies / SlashGear: T-Mobile G1 Blaze aka HTC Vision spotted again
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: T-Mobile-Branded HTC Vision Shows Up in the Wild, Being Named the G1 Blaze?
Stormy Beach / AndroidSPIN: New Leaked Shots Of The HTC Vision possibly the G1 Blaze, With T-Mobile Branding
Gareth / Mobile Tech Addicts: HTC Vision surfaces
Claire Atkinson / New York Post:
Google Music takes a step closer to reality — Google's plan to challenge Apple's dominance in the music marketplace is advancing more rapidly than expected, say music industry sources. — The search giant's Android whiz, VP Andy Rubin, is said to be having “accelerated” …
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Seth Weintraub / Fortune: Google hits up Harry Fox for Christmas music store launch?
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: Google's iTunes ‘killer’ one step closer to launch
Cody Fink / MacStories: Google Gaining Momentum with ‘iTunes Killer’
Ruling on DMCA could allow breaking DRM for fair use — A new court ruling on Friday could set a legal precedent that allows bypassing digital rights management (DRM) for fair use purposes. New Orleans circuit Judge Emilio Garza found that GE hadn't violated the Digital Millennium Copyright Act …
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Curtis Smolar / VentureBeat: How liable are you for copyrighted material on your website?
Chris Meadows / TeleRead: Appeals court case could legalize breaking DRM for ‘fair use’
Cory Doctorow / Boing Boing: Federal judge says you can break DRM if you're not doing so to infringe copyright
Michael Klurfeld / The Next Web: New Court Ruling Could Make Breaking DRM Legal (Sometimes)
Sean Michael Kerner / Developer.com:
Inside Facebook's Open Source Infrastructure — Facebook connects its 500 million users using an array of open source software to enable social networking as well as data intelligence. Facebook's open source Web serving infrastructure has a lot more than just the traditional LAMP (Linux/Apache/MySQL/PHP) stack behind it.
Nick Bilton / New York Times:
Hackers With Enigmatic Motives Vex Companies — The world of hackers can be roughly divided into three groups. “Black hats” break into corporate computer systems for fun and profit, taking credit card numbers and e-mail addresses to sell and trade with other hackers, while the “white hats” …
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Yelp's Stoppelman Talks About Geo-Location, International Expansion (And Not Google) — Earlier this week, BoomTown headed to downtown San Francisco to the hip HQ of Yelp to talk to its CEO, Jeremy Stoppelman, about a range of issues related to the local business review site.
Simon Rogers / Guardian:
Wikileaks Afghanistan files: download the key incidents as a spreadsheet — Key incidents from the Wikileaks Afghanistan war logs selected by Guardian writers. As a spreadsheet, with co-ordinates — • Get this data — • INTERACTIVE: These key incidents mapped — • Glossary of military terms
Alexis Madrigal / The Atlantic Online: Wikileaks May Have Just Changed the Media, Too
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: New Wikileaks to Old Channels
Michael Klurfeld / The Next Web: Wikileaks Publishes Massive Dump of Military Records
John Battelle / FM Blog: Monday Signal: Summertime, and The Linkin' Is Easy...
Keir Clarke / Google Maps Mania: WikiLeaks War Logs on Google Maps
Technology Expert / Tech-Ex: Wikileaks posts ‘Afghan War Diary,’ 91,000 leaked documents on the war
Jason Mick / DailyTech: Wikileaks' Anti-U.S. Crusade Continues With Release of 90K Afghanistan War Docs
Nick Farrell / Tech Eye: US is furious at Wikileaks
Eric Schmitt / New York Times:
In Disclosing Secret Documents, WikiLeaks Seeks ‘Transparency’
In Disclosing Secret Documents, WikiLeaks Seeks ‘Transparency’
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Kevin Poulsen / Threat Level: Wikileaks Releases Stunning Afghan War Logs — Is Iraq Next?
Spencer Ackerman / Danger Room: WikiLeaks Drops 90,000 War Docs; Fingers Pakistan as Insurgent Ally
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: WikiLeaks.org's post of classified Afghan reports causes a furor