Joshua Topolsky / Engadget:
New Amazon Kindle announced: $139 WiFi-only version and $189 3G model available August 27th in the US and UK — Let's be honest — you saw this one coming, didn't you? Today Amazon is introducing a new reading device for e-book aficionados dubbed simply... the Kindle.
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac: Meet new $139 Amazon Kindle
Claire Cain Miller / New York Times: In Price War, New Kindle Sells for $139
Tricia Duryee / paidContent: New Kindle Is Lighter, Faster, Smaller, Cheaper And Built For Mass Market
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile: No Surprise: Amazon Announces New Kindle $139 WiFi Only $189 3G
Steven Levy / Gadget Lab: Amazon Strikes Back at the iPad With New, $140 Kindle
Chris Meadows / TeleRead: Kindle 3 pre-orders tomorrow, ships internationally 8/27
Geoffrey A. Fowler / Wall Street Journal:
Kindle to Go ‘Mass Market’ — Amazon Digs in Heels by Introducing New, Cheaper Version of E-Book Reader — Amazon.com Inc. plans to release a cheaper Kindle e-reader next month, said Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, laying out a strategy to go “mass market” with an inexpensive gadget designed …
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Brier Dudley / The Seattle Times:
Video: Amazon's Kindle boss demos new model — Here's a video of Ian Freed, vice president of Kindle at Amazon.com, demonstrating the new version of the e-reader the company's announcing Thursday. He showed it yesterday at the company's new South Lake Union headquarters.
Blake Ross / Facebook Blog:
Searching for Answers? Ask Facebook Questions — Millions of people ask their friends questions on Facebook every day. What new music should I listen to? Where's the best sushi place in town? How do I learn to play the piano? — Today we're introducing Facebook Questions …
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Jessica Guynn / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Have a question? Facebook may have an answer
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb: Why Facebook Questions Could Be Zuckerberg's Dream Come True
Ben Parr / Mashable!: Facebook Questions Officially Launches
Matt McGee / Search Engine Land: Up Close With Facebook Questions
Dan Nosowitz / Fast Company: Facebook Tries to Cash-In on Q&A with ‘Questions’
Cade Metz / The Register: Facebook beta joins web Q&A craze
Claire Cain Miller / Bits: Have a Question? Ask Facebook.
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Join the Club: Facebook Has a Question, Too
Alexei Oreskovic / MediaFile: Forget about Google Me, Facebook unveils its Google rival
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: Facebook ‘Questions’ in Limited Public Beta
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: Facebook Launches Questions - What Will You Ask?
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Facebook (Finally) Debuts Its Q&A Service
Frederic / NewsGrange: Facebook Questions Goes Live: Will it Kill Quora, Yahoo Answers, Ask and Co.?
Mark Hefflinger / Digital Media Wire: Facebook Debuts Beta of Question-and-Answers Feature
Caleb Johnson / Switched: Facebook Questions Debuts, Probably Can't Find Our Keys
Bertrand Vasquez / Erictric: Facebook Questions Service Goes Live to Limited Number of Users
Doug Caverly / WebProNews: Facebook Questions Debuts In Beta
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Facebook Q&A Service ‘Questions’ Begins Rolling Out, Could Be Massive — Facebook's worst-kept secret is finally ready for its closeup: the company is starting to roll out Facebook Questions, a Q&A service that allows users to poll all of Facebook. Facebook has been inviting users to apply …
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Caitlin Fitzsimmons / All Facebook: Posting Facebook Status Updates Now Requires Two Clicks
Adrianne Jeffries / ReadWriteWeb: The Real Question About Facebook Questions: What Will The API Do?
Josh Constine / Inside Facebook: Facebook Splits Publisher Into Status, Questions, Photos, and Links
Jared Newman / Technologizer: Facebook Questions Rolls Out. No “Like” Button?
Liz Gannes / GigaOM: Facebook Goes (Very) Public With Questions Product
Caroline McCarthy / The Social: Facebook launches Questions product in beta
Jesse Draper / Pop17: Does Quora Have The Secret To Success?
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Time Inc.'s iPad Problem Is Trouble for Every Magazine Publisher — Time Inc. likes to show off its iPad apps as a symbol of the company's future. But inside the publisher, the digital editions have become a source of hair-pulling frustration. — That's because the magazine giant …
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Quin Street Corporation / Datamation: Apple's ‘Summer of Discontent’ Takes Toll
Jackson West / NBC Bay Area: iPad Might Not be Savior Magazines Had Hoped
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Apple and magazine publishers at odds over subscriptions?
Trent Nouveau / TG Daily: Apple snubs Time Inc over iPad subscription ban
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Apple Puts Kibosh On iPad Magazines Subscriptions
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: Why You Can't Subscribe To Digital Magazines On Your iPad
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: iPad Subscription Model Rejected?
Christopher Null / Yahoo! News: Why won't Apple sell magazine subscriptions for the iPad?
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: Apple, Time, Inc. Fighting Over Ability To Sell Digital Subscriptions?
Dave Caolo / TUAW: Time, Inc., Apple at odds over App Store subscriptions
Donald Melanson / Engadget: Time Inc. execs said to be frustrated over lack of iPad magazine subcriptions
Charles Starrett / iLounge: Apple blocking iPad magazine subscription deals?
Amir Efrati / Digits:
Eric Schmidt on Google's Next Tricks — Google has long been cast by Wall Street analysts and some tech executives as a “one-trick pony” because it earns nearly all revenue from one source-online ads. When asked for his response to that, Schmidt said in an interview: “I think that's probably true.”
Discussion: WebProNews, Fortune, VentureBeat, mocoNews, Droid Life, IntoMobile, The Next Web, Android Phone Fans, Android Community, Electronista and Silicon Alley Insider
Seth Weintraub / Fortune: Schmidt: A billion Android devices?
Kim-Mai Cutler / VentureBeat: Google's head of Android partnerships departs
Matt Brian / The Next Web: Google Plans To Make $10 Billion A Year From Mobile, One Android User At A Time
Kevin Krause / Android Phone Fans: Eric Schmidt Explains Why Android Could Earn Google $10 Billion a Year
Evan Selleck / Android Community: Eric Schmidt: Android Could Bring in $10b with News Subscription Service
Amir Efrati / Digits: Google Chief: Facebook Not a Competitor
Jennifer Valentino-DeVries / Digits:
Apple Probes Complaints About iOS4 on iPhone 3G — Apple is investigating reports that the latest iPhone operating system causes problems for users of the iPhone 3G, after a series of complaints on Apple support forums and technology blogs. Apple is aware of the reports and is looking into the matter, a spokeswoman told Digits.
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Walter S. Mossberg / Personal Technology: What Weeks Of Real Usage Tells About New iPhone
Bertrand Vasquez / Erictric: Apple to Investigate iOS 4 Issues on iPhone 3G
Priya Ganapati / Gadget Lab: iPhone 3G Users Complain of Slowdown on Upgrade to iOS4
Chris Rawson / TUAW: Apple ‘looking into’ poor iOS 4 performance on iPhone 3G
Jacob Friedman / The Next Web: Does iOS 4.1 fix slow iPhone 3G units? Yes.
Nicole Mordant / Reuters:
RIM seen unveiling “iPhone killer” next week — British Columbia (Reuters) - Shares of BlackBerry smartphone maker Research In Motion Ltd (RIM.TO) (RIMM.O) jumped early on Wednesday on speculation it is set to unveil a long-awaited touchscreen handset designed to battle Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) popular iPhone.
Discussion: TechCrunch, PC World, VentureBeat, CNET News and Fast Company
MG Siegler / TechCrunch: So Is The iPhone An “iPhone Killer” Killer?
Marguerite Reardon / CNET News: BlackBerry revamp to take on iPhone?
James Nixon / THINQ.co.uk:
100 million Facebook pages leaked on torrent site — Who forgot their security settings, then? — Facebook — Print Favourite Zoom Out Font Zoom In Font — A directory containing personal details about more than 100 million Facebook users has surfaced on an Internet file-sharing site.
Discussion: TechCrunch, SkullSecurity, BBC News, The H Security, The Next Web, All Facebook, Gizmodo, Engadget, Neowin.net, p2pnet, Digital Daily and Erictric
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch: Hacker Proves Facebook's Public Data Is Public
Ron Bowes / SkullSecurity: Return of the Facebook Snatchers
Daniel Emery / BBC News: Details of 100m Facebook users collected and published
Caitlin Fitzsimmons / All Facebook: Hacker Publishes Profile Data Of 100M Facebook Users
Adam Frucci / Gizmodo: 100 Million Facebook Profile Pages Leaked to Torrent Site
Brad Sams / Neowin.net: 100 million Facebook accounts exposed
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Convenient Directory of Least-Private Facebook Members Now Available
Eric Calouro / Erictric: One Hundred Million Facebook Pages Leaked On Torrent Tracker
Ryan Paul / Ars Technica:
“Leaked” data of 100M Facebook users came from public info
“Leaked” data of 100M Facebook users came from public info
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Ryan Tate / Gawker:
Mark Zuckerberg's Age of Privacy Is Over — Mark Zuckerberg turned strangers' intimate moments into riches. We turned the tables on the Facebook CEO, lurking outside his house, following him out with his girlfriend and pals, and to Chinese language lessons. America's youngest billionaire got the paparazzi treatment.
Discussion: WebProNews, The Not-So Private Parts, New York Magazine and Boing Boing, more at Mediagazer »
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Personal Facebook Info Reportedly Leaked, Gawker Invades Zuckerberg's Privacy
Chris Rovzar / New York Magazine: Gawker Masterfully Creates Perfect Metaphor for Boring Facebook Privacy Debate
Scott Moritz / TheStreet.com:
Apple Grapples With White iPhone Light Leak — NEW YORK (TheStreet) — There is new light on Apple's(AAPL) white iPhone 4 delay mystery. Apparently, the back light from the iPhone display screen is leaking out around the edges of the glass and seeping through the back of the white phone …
Discussion: MacRumors, everythingiCafe, App Advice, TiPb, Geek.com, Obsessable, RazorianFly, MacStories, 9 to 5 Mac, Technologizer and iLounge
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: White iPhone 4 Delays Due to Light Leakage?
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Is The White iPhone Delay Due To Light Bleed?
Casey Tschida / App Advice: Another Theory Has Surfaced Regarding The White iPhone 4 Delay: Backlight Leakage
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: White iPhone 4 delays caused by light leak?
Matthew Humphries / Geek.com: White iPhone 4's biggest problem is light leakage
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: Apple white iPhone 4 delay may stem from backlight problems
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple's white iPhone light leak is another nightmare
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Is the White iPhone Leaky?
Charles Starrett / iLounge: Light leak holding back white iPhone 4?
Kellex / Droid Life:
New DROID X Ad Takes Another Shot at Apple — Another full page Droid X ad is hitting newspapers tomorrow and it takes a wonderful shot at the i*hone and its ridiculous free bumper giveaway... Apple, we're laughing at you again. — If you missed the last one, check it here. — Via: Motorola Facebook
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Nilay Patel / Engadget: Motorola takes another shot at the iPhone 4, says Droid X is ‘no jacket required’
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: New Droid X Ad Thumps iPhone 4 Bumpers
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: Motorola takes another swipe at iPhone 4, ‘no jacket required’ for DROID X
Seth Weintraub / Fortune: Motorola takes gloves off with new ‘No Jacket Required’ ad
Shane McGlaun / DailyTech: New Droid X Ad Pokes Fun at iPhone 4 Antenna Woes
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Droid X Aims Another Ad At Apple
Hunter Clarke / Gadgetell: Droid X Responds To Apple With Advertisement
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Motorola Makes Fun of iPhone 4, Again - Droid Fans Laugh At Apple
Fred Vogelstein / Epicenter:
Letter From Silicon Valley: Doing the Math on Android vs. Apple — If you live in the Silicon Valley echo chamber, nothing has been hotter lately than the Android/iPhone smackdown. — It's been an amazing year so far for Apple. It introduced the iPad and a new iPhone …
Darren Murph / Engadget:
Best Buy to offer free invisibleSHIELD 4fix to aggravated iPhone 4 owners — It's hard to say for certain what exactly this flyer means, but it sure looks as if at least some iPhone 4 owners will be able to snatch a free invisibleSHIELD 4fix (valued at $9.99 or so) from their local Best Buy.
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Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Best Buy Offering Free InvisibleSHIELD 4fix For iPhone 4
Christian Zibreg / Geek.com: Best Buy to give away “military-grade” side coverings to iPhone 4 owners?
Charles Starrett / iLounge: Best Buy offering free side film to iPhone 4 owners
Apple Updates Safari 5 — Users Can Add New Features Through Extensions — Apple® today released Safari® 5.0.1, turning on Safari Extensions and introducing the Safari Extensions Gallery. Apple introduced extensions support in Safari 5 in June so developers could begin creating extensions …
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Fahmida Rashid / PC World: Mac Users Get Simpler Safari Add-ons, Office 2011 Preview
Phillip Torrone / MAKE Magazine: What extensions do you use with your browser?
Geoff Duncan / Digital Trends: Apple Rolls Out Safari 5.0.1 and Extensions Gallery
Charlie Anzman / SEO and Tech Daily: Apple Addresses Safari Bug and Adds Extensions
Kevin Purdy / Lifehacker: What's Useful in the Safari Extensions Gallery
Christian Zibreg / Geek.com: Safari 5.0.1 patches autofill vulnerability and turns on extensions
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb: Safari Introduces Extensions with Version 5.0.1
Ed Sutherland / Cult of Mac: Apple Adds HTML5 Extensions to Safari
Tzvi Friedman / Neowin.net: Safari 5.0.1 released, now supports extensions
Nilay Patel / Engadget: Apple releases Safari 5.0.1, Extensions Gallery now open
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Apple catches up to Mozilla and Google, brings extensions to its Safari web browser
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Apple releases Safari 5 extensions for Mac/Windows. …
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Apple Safari 5.0.1 introduces Safari Extensions Gallery
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch: Safari 5.0.1 Lands, Comes With Extensions
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple updates Safari, switches on Extensions site, patches Address Book bug
Eric Slivka / MacRumors:
Safari 5.0.1 and 4.1.1 Address AutoFill Security Flaw
Safari 5.0.1 and 4.1.1 Address AutoFill Security Flaw
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Chris Foresman / Ars Technica: Extension performance vastly improved in Safari 5.0.1
Topher Kessler / The Download Blog: Safari 5.0.1 update fixes black Mail backgrounds, autofill, and more
Brian Prince / eWeek: Apple Safari Security Update Patches AutoFill Flaw
Thomas Claburn / InformationWeek: Apple Safari 5.01 Fixes Security, Adds Extensions
Dan Goodin / The Register: Tight-lipped Apple fixes Safari autosnoop bug
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Apple Packs New Version of Safari with Extensions
Kim-Mai Cutler / VentureBeat:
Why the Facebook-Amazon.com integration is bigger than you think — Facebook and Amazon.com partnered Tuesday in what could be one of the social network's most important integrations yet. Amazon.com now offers a personalized page, where consumers can see product recommendations influenced by friends and their own tastes.
Discussion: Softpedia News and Pocket-lint
Paul Lamkin / Pocket-lint: Amazon taps into Facebook
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Blekko: New Search Engine Lets You “Spin” The Web — Did you think the search engine wars had devolved into a fight between only Google and Bing? Think again. New challenger Blekko is stepping into the fray, opening to limited beta testing today. It offers a compelling way to …
Discussion: Web X.0
Yaron Galai / Web X.0: Innovator's Dilemma, the search engine version
Noah Shachtman / Danger Room:
Exclusive: Google, CIA Invest in ‘Future’ of Web Monitoring — The investment arms of the CIA and Google are both backing a company that monitors the web in real time — and says it uses that information to predict the future. — The company is called Recorded Future …
Office for Mac 2011 Behind-the-Scenes: Conversations, Templates and more! — Today we have the first in a series of behind-the-scenes looks at Office for Mac 2011. And who better to show the new tools and features than the people who created them. We want to introduce Eric Schuchman …
Discussion: AppleInsider, TUAW, Cult of Mac, Computerworld, Lifehacker, The Microsoft Blog, CNET News, Erictric and MacRumors
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider: Microsoft officially unveils key Office 2011 for Mac features
Dave Caolo / TUAW: Microsoft previews Office for Mac 2011
Leander Kahney / Cult of Mac: Microsoft Gives Sneak Peek At Office for Mac 2011
Ina Fried / CNET News: Office for Mac to get conversation view
Bertrand Vasquez / Erictric: Microsoft Offers Behind-The-Scenes Look at Office for Mac 2011
Greg Kumparak / MobileCrunch:
RIM Buys “BlackPad.com”, Presumably As A Home For The BlackBerry Tablet — Unless someone at Research In Motion is taking the time to screw with all of us, it looks like we might have an official name for their long-rumored BlackBerry tablet project: BlackPad.
Discussion: BlogsDNA, Gizmodo, SlashGear, Pocket-lint, IntoMobile, CrackBerry.com blogs, Electronista and Engadget
Kyle VanHemert / Gizmodo: MobileCrunch reports that RIM recently snatched up BlackPad.com …
Evan Selleck / SlashGear: RIM Lands BlackPad.com, Tablet Rumors Heat Up
Stuart Miles / Pocket-lint: Blackpad.com domain name registered by RIM
Will Park / IntoMobile: RIM snatches up BlackPad.com domain; hints at BlackPad name for BlackBerry tablet
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Facebook To Pay $10 Million Cash For Hot Potato, Says Source — We broke the news yesterday on Facebook's most recent acquisition - social activity service Hot Potato. Like most of Facebook's acquisitions, this deal looks to be mostly about getting a great team of engineers on board, not about the product.
Discussion: VentureBeat, IntoMobile, Inside Facebook and The Social
Kim-Mai Cutler / VentureBeat: Will Facebook acquire and catch location-startup Hot Potato?
Caroline McCarthy / The Social: ‘Check-in’ craze moves beyond location