Greg Sandoval / CNET News:
Apple's plan for Lala cloudier than ever — SAN FRANCISCO—A speedy launch of an iTunes cloud-music service hasn't materialized the way many at the large record companies expected. — The thinking among some music insiders was that once Apple acquired the proper music licenses …
Matt Bowman / VatorNews: Why did Apple vaporize Lala?
Jonny Evans / Computerworld: Apple v. Google: Why iPhone can beat Android
Thomas Ricker / Engadget: Apple's Lala music team working on video streaming service for 2010 launch?
Chris Barylick / O'Grady's PowerPage: Rumored Apple streaming service encountering delays, limited version …
Jason Ankeny / FierceMobileContent: Apple's iTunes cloud music service in limbo
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Lala To Go Video Streaming?
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: ITunes in the Cloud Is Still MIA, May Stay That Way
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: iTunes cloud-based music taking a back seat to streaming video?
Charles Starrett / iLounge: Apple refocusing Lala tech on cloud-based video?
Douglas Soltys / Inside BlackBerry:
BlackBerry 6 New York City Event Live Chat! — Hi friends! We're in New York City this morning for a special BlackBerry® 6 related media event. To make sure you can join in on the fun, we've set up the live chat above. Below is the speaker list for the event (there may be a few extra surprises as well!):
Discussion: Between the Lines Blog, Silicon Alley Insider, Fortune, GigaOM, Engadget, Boy Genius Report, Pocket-lint and Electronista
Jason Hiner / Between the Lines Blog: On Tuesday, BlackBerry will show off its next generation operating system and hardware.
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider: LIVE: RIM Unveils New BlackBerry Torch
JP Mangalindan / Fortune: Liveblog: The BlackBerry OS 6 and BlackBerry 9800 launch
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: Live at RIM's BlackBerry Event
Thomas Ricker / Engadget: BlackBerry 9800 slider for AT&T slips through FCC: ready for 11AM announcement
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: Unknown RIM device gets green-lighted early this morning, BlackBerry Torch 9800?
Paul Lamkin / Pocket-lint: BlackBerry 9800: FCC Approval?
Chris Ziegler / Engadget:
BlackBerry Torch goes live on AT&T's site — It hasn't been announced just yet — we're expecting that shortly at a New York event today — but the long-rumored BlackBerry Torch (née 9800) just went live on AT&T's site offering the opportunity to sign up for a notification when you can buy the thing.
Discussion: Between the Lines Blog, mocoNews, TechCrunch, IntoMobile, Boy Genius Report, Electronista, Gizmodo and Mashable!
Jason Hiner / Between the Lines Blog: RIM removes the veil on BlackBerry 6 and the new BlackBerry Torch
Tricia Duryee / mocoNews: RIM's Fire Still Burning With BlackBerry Torch
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: AT&T BlackBerry Torch 9800 site goes live a little early
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo: BlackBerry Torch 9800: So This Is BlackBerry's Dark Knight
Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
Google Multiple Sign-in, Now Available — Google is rolling out a feature I mentioned in a previous post: signing in to multiple Google accounts simultaneously from the same browser. When you go to the Google accounts page, you might see a new option: “multiple sign-in”.
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, Download Squad, Softpedia News, The Next Web, Gizmodo, Geek.com and Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim, Thanks:arpitnext
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb: Google Begins Offering Multiple Account Sign-in
Lee Mathews / Download Squad: Google begins rolling out multiple account sign-in
Brad McCarty / The Next Web: Google's multiple account sign-in is finally here!
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: Google Multiple Account Log-In Is a Go
Matthew Humphries / Geek.com: Google starts rolling out multiple account sign-ins
Frank Reed / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: Multiple Account Sign-In for Google Available (for some)
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune:
With iPad, Apple is No. 3 in portables — If you count tablets as notebook PCs, Apple just passed Asus, Lenovo, Toshiba and Dell — Click to enlarge. Source: Deutsche Bank — Apple is usually considered an also-ran in the global PC market. — But the chart at right …
Eric Benderoff / Appolicious Advisor: Apple: We're No. 3, We're No. 3! — Thanks to the iPad, Apple …
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Apple now the No. 3 notebook PC company — if you include the iPad
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile: The Numbers Game — Numbers, we got numbers! Headlines blare!
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Counting iPad, Apple is 3rd largest portable computer maker
Brooke Crothers / CNET News: iPad pushes Apple into top mobile ranks
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: Deutsche Bank says Apple is king of the PC industry
Cyril Kowaliski / The Tech Report: Apple is the third-biggest notebook vendor... if you count the iPad
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Apple No. 3 in Mobile Market (If iPads Are Included)
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider: iPad launches Apple to 3rd place in mobile PC market share
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: iPad Drives Apple to Third Place Among Global Portable Computer Manufacturers
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: If You Count The iPad, Apple 3rd In Laptop Market
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: What Happens to Market Share Numbers If You Count the iPad as a Portable Computer?
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Check-In On Foursquare Without Taking Your Phone Out Of Your Pocket — Heavy Foursquare users, you have a new app to get immediately. Future Checkin is an app that allows you to check-in to your favorite Foursquare venues automatically when you're near them.
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider
Marc A. Thiessen / Washington Post:
WikiLeaks must be stopped — Let's be clear: WikiLeaks is not a news organization; it is a criminal enterprise. Its reason for existence is to obtain classified national security information and disseminate it as widely as possible — including to the United States' enemies.
Discussion: ZDNet, Softpedia News, ZDNet Australia, Newsweek, New York Times, Slashdot and CBS News, more at Mediagazer »
David Gewirtz / ZDNet: Should America tolerate Wikileaks or destroy it like any other …
Declan McCullagh / ZDNet Australia: Growing calls for Wikileaks to be shut down
Lara Logan / CBS News: Wikileaks Documents Tell the Wrong Story
Declan McCullagh / CNET News:
Wikileaks draws criticism, censorship threats
Wikileaks draws criticism, censorship threats
Discussion: Geek.com, ArabCrunch English and p2pnet
Andy Carvell / Geek.com: Wikileaks posts 1.4GB mystery file
Gaith Saqer / ArabCrunch English: US Congressman Calls For the Execution of WikiLeaks Whistleblower Bradley Manning
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac:
Here's how much data 3G FaceTime uses — Many people are curious to know how much data FaceTime over 3G actually uses. We put two iPhone 4s to the test, one running FaceTime over 3G, and took before and after screenshots of the data. As you will see, if you do the math …
George Ou / Digital Society: iPhone FaceTime bandwidth gets measured
Paul Lamkin / Pocket-lint: iPhone 4 3G Face Time: How much data is used?
Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo: How to Get iPhone 4 FaceTime Working Over 3G
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: FaceTime Over 3G on Jailbroken iPhone 4
Dan Nosowitz / Fast Company: Reason to Jailbreak Your iPhone: Use FaceTime Video Chat, Anywhere You Want
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: FaceTime over 3G possible with JailBreakMe
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: The Data Usage Of 3G FaceTime
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: How Much Data Does FaceTime Burn Over 3G
Federico Viticci / MacStories: FaceTime Over 3G Is Now Possible
Sardar Mohkim Khan / Startup Meme: FaceTime No More WiFi Only - Comes To 3G Via My3G For iPhones
Jeremy Sikora / TiPb: iPhone 4 jailbreak enables FaceTime over 3G
Sebastien / iPhone Download Blog: My3G Allows FaceTime on 3G
Daniel Ionescu / PC World: Jailbreaking an iPhone is a Snap Thanks to New Website
Charles Starrett / iLounge: iPhone 4 jailbreak hack enables FaceTime over 3G
Om Malik / GigaOM:
How Big is Amazon's Cloud Computing Business? Find Out — It goes without saying that with its array of web services, Amazon has transformed the computing landscape and nurtured what is generically known as the cloud computing industry. By turning expensive storage and computing hardware …
Discussion: Peter O'Kelly's Reality Check, Thanks:aktiwary
Peter / Peter O'Kelly's Reality Check: How Big is Amazon's Cloud Computing Business? Find Out [GigaOm]
Nick Bilton / Bits:
No E-Books Allowed in This Establishment — A few weeks ago I decided to mosey over to a local Manhattan coffee shop for an afternoon cappuccino. — After placing my order I sat down at a table and pulled out my Amazon Kindle. — I barely made it a sentence into the e-book I was reading …
Discussion: Between the Lines Blog and TeleRead, more at Mediagazer »
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Spotify Who? Rdio Launches In The US And Canada, Lands More Indie Music Deals — It's been two months to the day since Rdio launched in the States - check out Erick's review if you're interested in learning more about the (awesome) social music service. — But until today …
Discussion: Fast Company, Technologizer, mocoNews, USA Today, Rdio Blog, GigaOM, Mashable!, VentureBeat, Softpedia News and Lifehacker
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: Rdio Enters U.S. Cloud Music Game, As Apple Re-Aims Lala at iPad, New Apple TV
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Rdio Music Service: Mobile, Social, and Impressive-and Now Open to Everybody
Robert Andrews / mocoNews: In Unlimited-Music Race, Rdio Beats Spotify To U.S. Launch
Jefferson Graham / USA Today: Music subscription service Rdio launches
Paul Bonanos / GigaOM: Rdio Now Broadcasting to Everyone: Here's How it Stacks Up
Jennifer Van Grove / Mashable!: Rdio's Unlimited Music-Streaming Service Opens to the Public
Jessica Chung / VentureBeat: Music service Rdio opens to public with $4.99 subscpriptions
Chris Pendleton / Bing:
Bing Maps Adds OpenStreetMap — OpenStreetMap (OSM) is the newest layer for Bing Maps and the newest Bing Map App in the gallery. The map app, dubbed simply, “OpenStreetMap” loads OSM maps as a new map style option. OpenStreetMap follows a similar concept as Wikipedia …
Discussion: LiveSide.net, ReadWriteWeb, Search Engine Land, Bing Maps Blog and istartedsomething, Thanks:rawmeet
Adrianne Jeffries / ReadWriteWeb: Bing Adds Open Street Map
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land: OpenStreetMap Layer Added To Bing Maps
Chris Pendleton / Bing Maps Blog: King of Bing Maps: Who Shall Be King?
Scott Rosenberg / Scott Rosenberg's Wordyard:
You are not an eyeball: Why tracking is the ad biz's last gasp — Marketers are following you around on the Internet. They don't know your name but they know what you do, what you buy, where you buy it, what you're interested in, and more. The sites you visit collect this information …
Discussion: Salon and The Microsoft Blog, more at Mediagazer »
Dan Gillmor / Salon: For better privacy, create countermeasures
John Schwartz / New York Times:
F.B.I., Challenging Use of Seal, Gets Back a Primer on the Law — The Federal Bureau of Investigation has taken on everyone from Al Capone to John Dillinger to the Unabomber. Its latest adversary: Wikipedia. — The bureau wrote a letter in July to the Wikimedia Foundation …
Discussion: Boing Boing, Softpedia News and WebNewser
Rob Beschizza / Boing Boing: FBI claims no-one may publish its seal
David Cohen / WebNewser: Sealed with a Dis? FBI, Wikipedia Spar Over Use of Seal
The end of Wintel — As Microsoft and Intel move apart, computing becomes multipolar — THEY were the Macbeths of information technology (IT): a wicked couple who seized power and abused it in bloody and avaricious ways. Or so critics of Microsoft and Intel used to say …
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
iPad Reader Pulse Teams Up With Posterous To Make You A News Aggregator — Alphonso Labs' Pulse app for the iPad provides a beautiful way to read your favorite feeds. Unfortunately, compared to the newer entry Flipboard, it's not very socially personalized. An update tonight hopes to change that.
Discussion: Mashable!, MacStories, Startup Meme, The Official Posterous …, Guardian and The Next Web
Christina Warren / Mashable!: Pulse + Posterous = News Sharing Bliss
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Pulse Updated with Posterous Integration: It's About News Curation All Over Again
Sardar Mohkim Khan / Startup Meme: Pulse Marries Posterous To Bring TechMeme Look Alike For iPad Readers
Sachin Agarwal / The Official Posterous Posterous: Pulse News teams with Posterous to make reading news more social
Jemima Kiss / Guardian: Pulse adds Posterous integration
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Status.net Gets $1.4M to Take Open-Source Twitter Into the Enterprise — Status.net, which distributes open-source microblogging software similar to Twitter, has closed a round of financing that it plans to use to take its services into the enterprise market.
Discussion: ReadWriteEnterprise, StatusNet and TechCrunch
Evan Prodromou / StatusNet: StatusNet Raises New Round of Investment Led by FirstMark Capital
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch: Open Source Microblogging Startup StatusNet Lands More Funding
Sachin Agarwal / Sachin's Posterous:
Apple is run like a huge startup. The key to great products is small teams — One of my favorite and most-used iPhone apps is Apple's Remote app. It lets me remotely control iTunes, which is streaming to my living room stereo via an Airport Express. But why hasn't it been updated in over 8 months?
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, iLounge, Silicon Alley Insider and TiPb, Thanks:atul
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple's Remote App is made by just one man, AAPL start-up culture explained
Charles Starrett / iLounge: Apple Remote app developed by single employee
Noah Shachtman / Danger Room:
Latest Launch Brings China Closer to ‘GPS’ Of Its Own — At 5:30 on Sunday morning, the Chinese government fired a Long March 3A rocket into orbit. It carried a navigation satellite — the fifth in a planned constellation of 30 or more Beidou orbiters that Beijing hopes will soon rival America's Global Positioning System.
David Carnoy / Crave: The gadget blog:
Amazon: We have 70-80 percent of e-book market — Recently, I sat down with Ian Freed, an Amazon vice president in charge of the Kindle, to get a sneak peek at the new Kindles and discuss e-books and the Kindle business in general. Naturally, a good portion of the conversation centered …
Tim Anderson's ITWriting: Stats that matter: Android grows in mobile, IE stops declining, eBooks take off
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Amazon claims 70-80% of ebook market, Apple and B&N numbers don't “add up”
David Carnoy / CNET News: Connecticut AG investigating Apple, Amazon e-book deals
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
AOL Sublets Huge Building From Google, Wants Startups To Move In — Google apparently has a lot of empty office space in Silicon Valley laying around under long term leases. One three story building - all 225,000 square feet of it - was just subleased by Google to AOL.
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Echo Brings Comments To Your Homepage With Real-Time River — Echo, a comment platform with a strong focus on real-time, has launched the latest addition to its suite of products: the Real-Time River, which allows publishers to tie real-time comments directly into portions of their sites that are typically static.
Discussion: Search Engine Watch, Echo Blog, louisgray.com and The Next Web
Liva Judic / Search Engine Watch: News Picks: Echo River, Localeze & Tom Tom, A New ‘Decision Engine’ & More
Chris Saad / Echo Blog: Announcing Echo River
Chad Catacchio / The Next Web: Echo launches “River” to keep content flowing on the homepage
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent:
Affiliate Link Startup VigLink Buys Rival DrivingRevenue — VigLink, a Google-backed startup that helps publishers monetize the traffic they send to e-commerce sites, is buying more established rival DrivingRevenue. Like VigLink, which launched its service earlier this year …
Discussion: Xconomy, VentureBeat and Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim
Wade Roush / Xconomy: VigLink Grabs Wheel at DrivingRevenue