Boy Genius Report:
Both Verizon Wireless iPhone and next generation iPad about to hit field testing? — One of our Apple sources has just informed us of something very interesting. Way down deep within iOS 4 is a pretty intriguing block of code. Our source says that the code queries the device …
Discussion: AppleInsider, PC World, DSLreports, Electronista, TUAW, 9 to 5 Mac, Techland, MacRumors, Redmond Pie, Neowin.net, BlogsDNA, IntoMobile, SlashGear, Engadget, TiPb, I4U News, everythingiCafe, Phones Review, Erictric, iLounge, MacStories and Gizmodo
Jared Newman / PC World: New Verizon iPhone Rumors Paint a Clearer Picture
Karl Bode / DSLreports: Apple's Testing CDMA iPhones, iPads
Mike Schramm / TUAW: Code shows future iOS devices currently in testing
Doug Aamoth / Techland: Obscure Programming Code Proof of Verizon iPhone, iPad?
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: New iPhone and iPad Models Set to Begin Field Testing?
Taimur Asad / Redmond Pie: iOS 4 Code Reveals CDMA iPhone 4 and iPad 2; Field Testing About to Begin !
Andrew Lyle / Neowin.net: More evidence of CDMA Verizon iPhone and iPad 2 arise
Jordan Kahn / BlogsDNA: Verizon iPhone and iPad Hints in iOS 4 Code
Evan Selleck / SlashGear: Verizon iPhone and iPad About to Enter Field Testing?
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Apple field testing CDMA/Verizon iPhone, iPad 2?
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Evidence of new iPhone and another Device spotted in iOS Code
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: iOS Source Code Points To Verizon iPhone, New iPad?
Eric Calouro / Erictric: Verizon iPhone and iPad 2G Begin Field Testing
Charles Starrett / iLounge: iOS 4 code points to next-gen iPhone, iPad testing
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Hidden iOS 4 Code Suggests Verizon iPhone and iPad 2 Being Field-Tested
Graham Cluley / Sophos:
Facebook Dislike button scam spreads virally — Have you seen a message like this on Facebook? — If so, don't click on the link. — It's the latest survey scam spreading virally across Facebook, using the tried-and-tested formula used in the past by other viral scams including …
Caroline McCarthy / The Social: Sophos flags Facebook ‘dislike button’ scam
Tony Bradley / Computerworld: Beware the Facebook “Dislike” Button Scam
Jessica Guynn / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Facebook button punchers, beware ‘Dislike’ scam
Nick O'Neill / All Facebook: ALERT: New Facebook Dislike Button Is A Scam
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Facebook Dislike Button Is Fake [WARNING]
John Moe / Future Tense: BEWARE THE DISLIKE BUTTON
Suzanne Choney / msnbc.com: Facebook ‘Dislike’ button is too good to be true
John Leyden / The Register: Survey scammers exploit Facebook dislike lure
Brian Prince / eWeek Security Watch: Facebook Scam Offers Dislike Button
Phil Muncaster / V3.co.uk: Experts warn of Facebook Dislike button scam
New York Times:
Hulu Is Seen as Readying to Go Public — Hulu, the rapidly growing hub for online television and movies, aims to go public through an offering that could value the company at more than $2 billion, according to people briefed on the matter. In recent weeks, Hulu executives have begun talking …
Discussion: DailyFinance, Epicenter, NewTeeVee, Company Town, Reuters, WebProNews, TechCrunch, NBC Bay Area, The Atlantic Online, PE Hub Blog, FierceMobileContent, DealBook, SocialTimes.com, DailyTech, Black Web 2.0, ReadWriteWeb, MediaMemo, Venture Capital Dispatch, mocoNews, Silicon Alley Insider, Softpedia News, USA Today, Erictric, Guardian, Fast Company, Daring Fireball, fierceonlinevideo.com …, Boy Genius Report, Go Rumors, Tech Trader Daily, watchmojo.com and VentureBeat, more at Mediagazer »
Douglas McIntyre / DailyFinance: A Hulu IPO? — Hulu, the premium video content website …
Eliot Van Buskirk / Epicenter: Internet TV Powerhouse Hulu Reportedly Mulls an IPO
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee: Hulu Eyeing An IPO
Dawn Chmielewski / Company Town: Hulu looking to launch IPO
Doug Caverly / WebProNews: Hulu Said To Aim For Fall IPO
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Hulu Is Not Ready To Go Public
Greg Wilson / NBC Bay Area: TV Streaming Website Hulu to Go Public
Alexis Madrigal / The Atlantic Online: 3 Big Questions About Hulu's Future
Luisa Beltran / PE Hub Blog: Hulu IPO: Providence Equity's Exit Strategy?
Jason Ankeny / FierceMobileContent: Hulu primping for $2 billion IPO
Neil Vidyarthi / SocialTimes.com: Hulu May Be Worth $2 Billion
Shane McGlaun / DailyTech: Hulu IPO Could Come as Early as this Fall
Rahsheen / Black Web 2.0: Hulu Gearing Up for $2 Billion IPO?
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb: Hulu to Go Public by Fall 2010
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Who's Going to Sell Hulu to Wall Street?
David Kaplan / mocoNews: Hulu Plans IPO; Company Valued At $2 Billion
David Lieberman / USA Today: Report: Hulu looking to go public for a woo-hoo price
Eric Calouro / Erictric: Hulu IPO May Come As Soon As This Fall
Jemima Kiss / Guardian: Video site Hulu brews IPO for the autumn
Dan Nosowitz / Fast Company: Hulu Valued at Over $2 Billion, IPO Rumored Soon
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: NYT Reports Hulu Preparing for IPO
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: NYT: Hulu planning an IPO?
Anand Srinivasan / Go Rumors: Tech IPO Season Warms Up - Hulu Planning For IPO
Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily: Hulu Reportedly Plans IPO
Ashkan Karbasfrooshan / watchmojo.com: BUSINESS BLOGS — Historically, comScore combined total video views …
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Video site Hulu prepping for IPO that values company at $2B?
Matt Bowman / VatorNews:
Someone* is fueling Hulu IPO rumors
Someone* is fueling Hulu IPO rumors
Discussion: Company Town, more at Mediagazer »
Joe Flint / Company Town: The Morning Fix: Hulu's latest pay plan! …
Boy Genius Report:
Motorola DROID Pro, World Edition and Tablet all found in Verizon Wireless systems — One of our Verizon Wireless sources has done a little digging for us, and we have turned up some awesome information. We exclusively reported that Verizon Wireless is gearing up to launch a barrage …
Rachel King / The Toybox Blog: HTC Droid Incredible now in stock again
Blake Stimac / IntoMobile: Motorola Android tablet to be called the Stingray?
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Verizon systems reveal new Android devices — Motorola Droid Pro, possible tablet
Devindra Hardawar / New York Times: Verizon Systems Reveal New Android Wave — Motorola Droid Pro, Possible Tablet
Tim Barribeau / everything Android: Motorola Droid Pro, World Edition and Tablet Spotted In Verizon's Systems
Natesh Sood / Gadgetell: Verizon leak: Motorola Droid Pro, Droid 2 World Edition, and Motorola Tablet
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: More Verizon Leaks Show Motorola Slab and Droid Pro in Inventory
Bertrand Vasquez / Erictric: Motorola Tablet to Be Named STRINGRAY?
Satsuki Then / SlashGear: Verizon Motorola DROID Pro, DROID 2 world-edition & tablet tipped incoming
Alex Smith / AndroidSPIN: Verizon Inventory Leak Shows Motorola Droid Pro, White Droid 2 and Motorola Tablet
Paul Miller / Engadget: Motorola Droid Pro, Droid 2 World Edition, and MZ600 ‘tablet’ leak for Verizon
JR Raphael / JR Raphael's blog:
It's time for the baked-in Android UI to die — Listen up, Android manufacturers: The time has come for your built-in Android user interface to go away. Call it Motoblur, call it Sense, call it whatever you want — as long as it's coming preinstalled on Android phones, it's officially overstayed its welcome.
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb:
Google CEO Suggests You Change Your Name to Escape His Permanent Record — Google CEO Eric Schmidt has a great way of making public statements that are at once frank, unorthodox, thought provoking - and a little frightening. This weekend The Wall St. Journal ran an interview with Schmidt …
Discussion: Computerworld, Digital Daily, Google Operating System, Gawker, Google Watch and Asa Dotzler, more at Mediagazer »
Preston Gralla / Computerworld: Schmidt offers Google's most chilling Big Brother scenario yet
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: New From Google Labs: Google Prosthetic Brain
Alex Chitu / Google Operating System: Eric Schmidt On the Future of Search
Ryan Tate / Gawker: Google's CEO Has Scary Ideas For Children
Wayne Huang / Armorize Blog:
More than 500,000 (or 5,000,000 according to Yahoo) Network Solutions parked domains actively serving malware — A few days ago, in response to questions by one of our largest customers, we analyzed a widget by Network Solutions, confirmed that it was infected, and published the last blog …
Discussion: Help Net Security, SC Magazine US, Krebs on Security, CNET News and Domain Name News
Angela Moscaritolo / SC Magazine US: Up to five million parked domains served malware widget
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security: NetworkSolutions Sites Hacked By Wicked Widget
Elinor Mills / CNET News: Parked Network Solutions domains served up malware
Andy Greenberg / The Firewall:
Record Five Million Sites Were Likely Infected By Hacked Web Widget
Record Five Million Sites Were Likely Infected By Hacked Web Widget
Discussion: Computerworld, Technologizer and WebProNews, Thanks:forbestech
Gregg Keizer / Computerworld: Malicious widget hacked millions of Web sites
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Chad Ochocinco Wants to Get Rid of Farmville
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Chitika: Bing Passes Yahoo In Search Market Share — Well here's a surprise. New stats from Chitika show Bing has taken over the second place spot for search market share from Yahoo — and back in January 2010! — Chitika is an advertising network similar to Google AdSense.
Discussion: MediaPost, Silicon Alley Insider, ReadWriteWeb, The Next Web and eWeek, Thanks:rawmeet
Laurie Sullivan / MediaPost: Yahoo Search Follows Microsoft
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb: Chitika: Bing Overtakes Yahoo Search
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: Bing “takes second place in search from Yahoo”
Brian Prince / eWeek: How Black Hat SEO Abuses Search Engines
Andrew Cave / Telegraph:
Adobe chief Shantanu Narayen believes he doesn't need Apple or the iPad — It's the battle of Silicon Valley A-listers. In one corner sits Apple, the $223bn (£143bn) big-hitter that is the world's second largest company and the darling of the technology sector.
Discussion: VentureBeat, NewTeeVee, SlashGear, IntoMobile, MacRumors, Boy Genius Report, Electronista, OSNews, Gizmodo, App Advice, Engadget, Geek.com and MacStories
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Adobe CEO: We don't need Apple's iPad
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee: Vid-Biz: Blockbuster, Adobe-iPad, Apple TV
Satsuki Then / SlashGear: Adobe CEO on Apple Flash argument: “We've moved on”
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: Adobe lays out its mobile Flash strategy
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: Adobe CEO: we've moved on from Apple and the iPad
Thom Holwerda / OSNews: Adobe CEO on Apple: “We've Moved on”
Adam Frucci / Gizmodo: Adobe Is Totally Over Apple, They Swear
John Brownlee / Geek.com: Adobe CEO on Apple's iOS Flash ban: “We've moved on.”
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Adobe to Apple: “Our doors are open”
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily:
Rumored $99 iTV Could Pave Way for $2,000 Apple-Connected Television — “The problem with innovation in the TV industry is the go-to-market strategy. The TV industry has a subsidized model that gives everyone a set-top box for free. So no one wants to buy a box.
Frank Michael Russell / Mercury News: Biz Break: From Apple, Hulu and Intel, more tech in your TV?
Matt Burns / TechCrunch: Will Apple Produce An HDTV in 2-4 Years? No Way
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Analyst predicts Apple-branded HDTVs within 2-4 years
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Analyst sees new $99 Apple iTV as stepping Stone to Apple TV
Jay Yarow / Silicon Alley Insider: Apple Televisions Could Be Its Next Multi-Billion Dollar Business
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: Apple could be thinking about selling its own TV with built-in iTV system
Jim O'Neill / FierceIPTV: Analyst: Apple TV set, cloud-based iTV on the way
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: Pondering an Apple entry to the TV market: Do you need live TV, sports?
Bruce Vielmetti / JSOnline:
Geek Squad owners send cease-and-desist letter to God Squad — Luke Strand (center) and his classmates at St. Francis de Sales Seminary in St. Francis pose with the God Squad car in 2008. According to the Three Holy Women parish bulletin where the photo appears, the people in the photo are …
Discussion: Computerworld, CNET News and Geek.com
Robert X. Cringely / Computerworld: God 1, Best Buy Geeks 0
Chris Matyszczyk / CNET News: Best Buy asks ‘God Squad’ to cease and desist
Brian Osborne / Geek.com: Best Buy sues priest over God Squad car
Matthew Danzico / BBC:
Cult of less: Living out of a hard drive — Chris Yurista, a Washington, DC resident who lives out of a backpack, claims digital technology has replaced the need for his home and his possessions — Many have begun trading in CD, DVD, and book collections for digital music, movies, and e-books.
Discussion: Switched, PSFK, TreeHugger and Boing Boing
Matt Evans / Switched: Digital Minimalists Thrive Without Possessions, Claim It's the Future Lifestyle
Michael Brooks / PSFK: A Digital Home For 21st-Century Minimalists
Mark Frauenfelder / Boing Boing: Article about extreme lifestyle-minimalists
Matt Hamblen / Computerworld:
Verizon trial of fiber-optic network reaches nearly 1Gbit/sec. — Google also wants 1Gbit/sec. to the home via fiber — Computerworld - Verizon today said a fiber-optic field trial it conducted in June for a business customer in Taunton, Mass., delivered near gigabit-per-second speeds.
Discussion: Gizmodo, Ars Technica, PC Magazine, Electronista, Obsessable, DSLreports and TG Daily
Sam Biddle / Gizmodo: Verizon FiOS Hits Near-Gigabit Internet Mark
Nate Anderson / Ars Technica: Verizon hits 1Gbps in real-world FiOS test
Mark Hachman / PC Magazine: Verizon FiOS Trial Aims for, Nearly Hits Gigabit Speeds
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: Verizon pushes data at 115 megabytes a second over fiber lines
Karl Bode / DSLreports: Verizon Tests 1 Gbps GPON FiOS …
Trent Nouveau / TG Daily: Verizon optical throughput hits one gigabit-per-second
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Professional Content Platform SlideShare Goes Freemium — SlideShare,the “YouTube for presentations,” has been focusing its efforts on becoming the premier platform for professional and business content. Today, SlideShare is going freemium with the announcement of tiered, paid plans for businesses.
Discussion: Lessons Learned, Business Wire, VentureBeat, paidContent, GigaOM and Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim
Eric Ries / Lessons Learned: Case Study: SlideShare goes freemium
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Presentation Sharing Site SlideShare Adds A Paid Option
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: SlideShare Grows Up, Launches Pro Accounts For Business Users
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols / Computerworld:
Ubuntu Linux to go multi-touch — I spoke with Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Canonical, this morning, and he tells me that Canonical will be bringing true multi-touch to Ubuntu Linux in Ubuntu 10.10 (code name Maverick Meerkat). — “Multi-touch is just as useful on a desktop as it is on a phone or tablet …
Discussion: Tech Sanity Check, The Register, Mark Shuttleworth, internetnews.com, Datamation, Canonical Blog and CNET News
Gavin Clarke / The Register: Canonical reveals next Ubuntu's touchy side
Quin Street Corporation / internetnews.com: Ubuntu Founder Blasts Oracle's Java Lawsuit
Quin Street Corporation / Datamation: Shuttleworth: Oracle's Java Lawsuit ‘An Extremely Unsophisticated Move’
Duncan McGreggor / Canonical Blog: Multi-touch Support Lands in Maverick
Stephen Shankland / CNET News: Ubuntu bringing multitouch to Linux
Social Network Ad Spending to Approach $1.7 Billion This Year — 6.7% of all US online ad spending to go toward social networks this year — Social network advertising is getting renewed attention in 2010. The US's gradual economic recovery, combined with marketers' incessant focus …
Nick O'Neill / All Facebook: Facebook's Ad Revenue To Surpass $1.2 Billion This Year
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Worldwide Advertising On Social Networks Estimated To Hit $3.3 Billion In 2010
Mike Sachoff / WebProNews: Facebook Driving Social Media Ad Spending
Lauren Dugan / SocialTimes.com: Ad Spending on Social Networks to Reach $2 Billion by 2011; But is it Enough?
Pete Barlas / IBD Click: Social Web Ads Rising
Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:
Radio, RIAA: mandatory FM radio in cell phones is the future — Music labels and radio broadcasters can't agree on much, including whether radio should be forced to turn over hundreds of millions of dollars a year to pay for the music it plays. But the two sides can agree on this …
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider: NAB, RIAA seek to push FM radio into iPods and iPhones
Loïc Le Meur / Loic Le Meur Blog:
How much can you really make developing mobile apps? — There is a huge buzz around mobile applications and app stores such as the AppStore and the Android Market which look more and more as a new Eldorado. Of course everybody starts dreaming when an app like Angry Birds shares …
Discussion: Macworld, Fast Company, Gizmodo, TheAppleBlog, SiliconANGLE, Silicon Alley Insider, Hung Truong, MacRumors and dailywireless.org, more at Mediagazer »
Tony Bradley / Macworld: Apple's iAd platform: Success or failure?
Kyle VanHemert / Gizmodo: Apple's Strangling iAds With Creative Control
Nick Santilli / TheAppleBlog: iAd Approval Process Pains Sound Familiar
Kristen Nicole / SiliconANGLE: Apple iAds Fumble Not Reflective of Mobile Marketing Industry
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: App Developers Get “Rich” Slowly
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Google Is From Mars and Facebook Is From Venus — One of the notable things about the question-and-answer site Quora is the quality of answers that are posted to interesting questions. One recent example is the in-depth response posted to the question: “Which is better to work for, Google or Facebook?”
Seth Weintraub / Fortune:
Google's motives for abandoning Net Neutrality — As Google moves into (and starts to depend on) ISPs' business, is it having an easier time seeing things from their point of view? — It's now clear that Google underestimated the public's desire for true net neutrality over both wireless …
Discussion: PC World, internetnews.com and Search Engine Land
John P. Mello Jr. / PC World: How Wireless Net Neutrality Could Kill Kindle Business Model
Quin Street Corporation / internetnews.com: Google Defends Work With Verizon on Net Neutrality
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: Is Google's Brand Equity In Danger?
Bryan Mason / The Typekit Blog:
Adobe partners with Typekit to bring legendary typefaces to the web — Today marks the one-year anniversary of Typekit's launch. It's been an unbelievable 12 months of growth and learning, not just for us but for webfonts, web design, browser development, and so much more.
Discussion: Yahoo! News, Webmonkey and John Nack on Adobe
Christina Warren / Yahoo! News: Use Adobe Fonts in Your Own Web Designs
Scott Gilbertson / Webmonkey: Typekit Teams Up With Adobe to Offer More Web Fonts
Goldman Sachs Calls RIM's (RIMM) BlackBerry Torch Launch “Underwhelming” — Goldman Sachs commented on Research In Motion Ltd. (Nasdaq: RIMM) following the August 12th launch of the new BlackBerry Torch. They firm called the launch “underwhelming.” — The firm noted that nearly …
Discussion: Digital Daily, Silicon Alley Insider, Phone Arena, Computerworld, IntoMobile and Know Your Cell
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: BlackBerry Torch: Quest For Fire
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider: RIM BlackBerry Torch Launch “Underwhelming,” Says Goldman Sachs
Marc Flores / IntoMobile: BlackBerry Torch Sales ‘Underwhelming’ According to Goldman Sachs, Everybody
Zach Epstein / Know Your Cell: Goldman Sachs: BlackBerry Torch launch “underwhelming”
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
An atom bomb aimed at Intel: Smooth-Stone raises $48M for low-power ARM server chips — Hoping to outdo Intel in the server chip market, Smooth-Stone has raised $48 million to complete development of its ARM-based server chips which consume small amounts of power.
Laura Beck / Smooth Stone: Smooth-Stone $48M Funding
Bryan Menell / Austin Startup: Smoothstone Lands $48M
Ashlee Vance / New York Times: Smooth-Stone Aims to Make Low-Power Chip
Timothy Prickett Morgan / The Register: ARM server chip startup gets big backers
Iain Thomson / V3.co.uk: Smooth-Stone gets ARM and TI backing for low-power servers
Andrea Petrou / Tech Eye: Smooth-Stone wants to beat up Intel in the server chip market
Gregory T. Huang / Xconomy: Boston VCs Back Smooth-Stone
Brooke Crothers / CNET News: Green chip start-up gets $48 million in funding
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM: Smooth-Stone Gets $48M for ARM Servers
Gareth Halfacree / bit-tech.net: Qualcomm teases 1.5GHz ARM
Galen Moore / Mass High Tech: Mass. VC firms lead $48M data center funding