Lee Mathews / Download Squad:
Google launching a Chrome OS tablet on Verizon, goes on sale November 26 — The title pretty much says it all on this one, folks. — Yes, our source tells us that Google is building a Chrome OS tablet. It's real, and it's being built by HTC. No surprise there, since HTC churned out the Nexus One for Google.
Discussion: Technologizer, MacRumors, Computerworld, Engadget, PC World, The Toybox Blog, VentureBeat, CrunchGear, Digital Daily, Internet2Go, Kindle Review, Techland, SlashGear, Obsessable, Crave, Gizmodo, Techie Buzz, Boy Genius Report, Silicon Alley Insider, Mashable!, DSLreports, The Next Web, OLED TV Display Lighting …, dailywireless.org, TG Daily, IntoMobile, Liliputing, 901am, I4U News, BlogsDNA, Android Phone Fans, gHacks Technology News, Electronista, Erictric, TeleRead, FierceWireless, Pulse2, Electricpig.co.uk, Pocket-lint, Neowin.net, GeekSugar, Know Your Cell, Ubergizmo, GottaBeMobile and The Huffington Post
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Can a Chrome OS Tablet Make It Without Apps?
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Google to Launch Chrome OS Tablet in Late November?
Matt Hamblen / Computerworld: Chrome OS tablet from HTC reported to ship in November
Tony Bradley / PC World: HTC Planning Black Friday Launch of Chrome Tablet
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Google may be readying Chrome OS tablet for Black Friday release on Verizon
Simon Chester / CrunchGear: Rumour: Google Tablet to launch November 26th on Verizon
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Verizon Tablet Rumored to Get Chrome Finish
Greg Sterling / Internet2Go: Verizon Pad Coming Soon, How Cheap Will It Be?
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: Google Chrome OS tablet possibly in the works for November Verizon release
Donald Bell / Crave: The gadget blog: Toshiba Android tablet due in September
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: Google Tablet Reportedly Launching Nov. 26th on Verizon
OLED TV Display Lighting Infos-News and resources: Google and Verizon are planning a Tablet with Google Chrome?
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: Google Tablet Rumors
Trent Nouveau / TG Daily: HTC builds a Chrome tablet
Kelly Hodgkins / IntoMobile: Verizon and Google to launch a Chrome OS tablet on November 26th?
Robert Evans / I4U News: HTC Building Chrome OS Tablet?
Anurag Upadhaya / BlogsDNA: Google Chrome OS Tablet Coming On Verizon, Manufactured By HTC
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Black Friday to Bring About the First Google Tablet?
Chris Meadows / TeleRead: New iPad, Samsung, Google Chrome tablets coming soon?
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless: Rumor Mill: Verizon, HTC cooking up Chrome tablet
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Google Releasing Chrome OS Tablet On Verizon November 26 [RUMOR]
Rik Henderson / Pocket-lint: Google Chrome OS tablet in time for Christmas
Tzvi Friedman / Neowin.net: Verizon Chrome OS tablet by HTC on sale November 26
Sean Fallon / Know Your Cell: Google Chrome OS tablet to launch on Black Friday
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile: Google Chrome Tablet to Begin Selling on Black Friday?
Brian X. Chen / Gadget Lab:
Apple's App Store Director Sells His Own Fart Apps — Apple has long been an icon for quality products, but its overflowing iOS App Store is a crapshoot: Nuggets of quality are buried in a vast, steaming heap of inanity. In fact, the man who oversees the App Store process runs a side business selling fart and urination apps.
Discussion: MacRumors, AppleInsider, 9 to 5 Mac, Engadget, TiPb, iPhone Download Blog, iThinkDifferent, iLounge and MacStories
Joseph L. Flatley / Engadget: iWiz dev does good, becomes Apple App Store director
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Director of App Store for Apple also made fart and wiz apps
Anum Vighio / iThinkDifferent: Apple's App Store Director sells Fart Apps
Charles Starrett / iLounge: App Store director selling fart apps
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Even The App Store Director Sells Fart Apps
Ryan Tate / Gawker:
Apple's ‘Freedom From Porn’ Enforcer Drawn To Porn Stars and Escorts on Twitter — As the director of Apple's app store, Phillip Shoemaker is responsible for enforcing Apple's controversially draconian policies on iPhone code and content. So you'd think he'd have done a better job cleaning the online skeletons out of his closet.
Discussion: Wired News and everythingiCafe
Brian X. Chen / Wired News: Apple's App Store Director Sells His Own Fart Apps
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: App Store Director Makes Fart Apps
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee:
Verizon to Put Live TV on the iPad — Verizon unveiled a series of new video applications today, including an upcoming iPad app that will allow FiOS subscribers to watch the same linear programming that is available on their TV screens on their tablet devices.
Discussion: Computerworld, Techland, MacRumors, Reuters, Tech Trader Daily, Bloomberg, VentureBeat, Zatz Not Funny!, Engadget, Mashable!, Digits, Gizmodo, Know Your Cell, 9 to 5 Mac, SlashGear, TiPb, eHomeUpgrade, MobileBurn.com, IntoMobile, The Next Web, Black Web 2.0, Electronista and Boy Genius Report, more at Mediagazer »
Doug Aamoth / Techland: Upcoming Verizon FiOS App Turns Your iPad into a TV
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Verizon to Offer Live TV Streaming to iPad, Limited to Local Wi-Fi Networks
Miriam Gottfried / Tech Trader Daily: Verizon Bringing Live TV To The iPad, Eventually
Amy Thomson / Bloomberg: Verizon Plans to Let Customers Watch Live TV on IPads
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Verizon to bring live TV to iPad, video-on-demand to PCs and mobile devices
Mari Silbey / Zatz Not Funny!: Video: Verizon Shows Off TV on the iPad
Richard Lawler / Engadget: Verizon FiOS will stream live TV, VOD plus your own stuff to TVs …
Christina Warren / Mashable!: Verizon Plans to Bring Live TV Streaming to the iPad
Sam Schechner / Digits: Verizon Shows Off Its Upcoming Entry in TV-on-iPad Race
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac: iPad getting live TV from.... Verizon
Evan Selleck / SlashGear: Verizon Will Use FiOS TV to Stream Live TV to iPad, Video-on-Demand to Other Devices
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Verizon app to allow FiOS subscribers to watch linear TV on iPad
Alexander Grundner / eHomeUpgrade: Verizon FiOS Demos Live TV Streaming on the iPad
Michelle Ruhfass / MobileBurn.com: Verizon to offer live FiOS TV, Video-on-Demand to Apple iOS …
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: Live TV Coming To Your iPad Via Verizon
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: Verizon to offer FiOS customers live TV for iPads, video-on-demand …
Harry McCracken / Technologizer:
The Tragic Death of Practically Everything — Wired Editor in Chief Chris Anderson is catching flack for the magazine's current cover story, which declares that the Web is dead. I'm not sure what the controversy is. For years, once-vibrant technologies, products, and companies …
Discussion: Terry Heaton's PoMo Blog, Feld Thoughts and Gizmodo, more at Mediagazer »
Terry Heaton / Terry Heaton's PoMo Blog: The Web is dead, or not — The real danger of Wired Magazine's story …
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo: The iPhone Killed the Open Web, Again
Ryan Tate / Gawker:
Wired Says ‘The Web is Dead’ — On Its Increasingly Profitable Website
Wired Says ‘The Web is Dead’ — On Its Increasingly Profitable Website
John P. Mello Jr. / Network World: The Web Is Dead. Who Cares?
Todd Watson / Internet Evolution: The Web Is Dead, Long Live the iPad
Chris Anderson / Wired: The Web Is Dead? A Debate
Ron Schenone / Lockergnome Blog Network: The Web Died And We Didn't Even Know It!
David Lieberman / USA Today: Web scorecard: Monopolists 1, Utopians 0, say two writers for Wired
Chad Catacchio / The Next Web: The Internet's fundamental shift isn't browser to apps, it's mouse to multi-touch
Choire / The Awl: The Web Sure Has Grown Exponentially!
John Hudson / The Atlantic Wire: Wired Declares the Death of the Web: Too Soon?
John Battelle / FM Blog: Weds. Signal: Contrary to Reports, the Web Ain't Dead.
Thomas Ricker / Engadget:
Microsoft's Arc Touch Mouse revealed? — It's not official until Microsoft says it is, but the image above of the rumored Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse was just snagged off a German online store. Amazingly, the mouse arches its back for comfortable mousing before packing flat for easy transport.
Discussion: The Microsoft Blog, TechFlash, Crave, Boy Genius Report, TG Daily, eHomeUpgrade, DailyTech, Techland, SlashGear, CrunchGear, Techie Buzz, I4U News, Softpedia News, TechSpot, Electricpig.co.uk, Electronista, Geek.com, Gizmodo and GottaBeMobile, Thanks:rawmeet
Todd Bishop / TechFlash: Microsoft's coolest mouse ever?
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: Microsoft's Arc Touch Mouse breaks cover on German website
Starr Keshet / TG Daily: Mutated Microsoft mouse spotted in the wild
Alexander Grundner / eHomeUpgrade: Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse Gets an Early Unveiling
Brandon Hill / DailyTech: Report: Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse Announcement Imminent
Satsuki Then / SlashGear: Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse gets premature unveil
Rajesh Pandey / Techie Buzz: Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse Details Surface
Robert Evans / I4U News: Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse: Detailed Leaks
Jose Vilches / TechSpot: Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse revealed early
Toby Knight / Electricpig.co.uk: Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse spotted
Brian Osborne / Geek.com: Microsoft's Arc Touch mouse unveiled by accident
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse Breaks Cover In Germany
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile: Is This the Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse?
Ashlee Vance / Bits:
Skype Loses Engineering Chief Ahead of Offering — After just a month as chief development officer at Skype, Madhu Yarlagadda has left the company for “personal reasons,” a company spokesman said Wednesday. — Mr. Yarlagadda's responsibilities at Skype included running engineering for all of its products …
Discussion: mocoNews, The Next Web and Silicon Alley Insider
Nick Bilton / Bits:
For the Class of 2014, No E-Mail or Wristwatches — Every year the administrators at Wisconsin's Beloit College put together a list of information about incoming freshmen that is shared with the school's professors. It's not a list of student names, or the books they'll need to order for class.
Discussion: Robert X. Cringely's blog, Computerworld, Between the Lines Blog, Nick Bilton, BaltTech, Technologizer, hypebot, Gizmodo, Neatorama and ResourceShelf
Robert X. Cringely / Robert X. Cringely's blog: The Class of 2014: What these kids don't know
Mitch Wagner / Computerworld: Email's too old-school for the class of 2014
Sam Diaz / Between the Lines Blog: What time is it? Today's college students check their phones, not wrists
Gus Sentementes / BaltTech: Class of 2014: the cultural mindset
Ed Oswald / Technologizer: Class of 2014 Lives in a Digital World
Bruce Houghton / hypebot: Class Of 2014 Survey Shows Radical And Amusing Shifts In Attitudes …
Kyle VanHemert / Gizmodo: A Glimpse Into the Strange World of Today's Digital Youth
Liz Gannes / GigaOM:
The Facebook Location Perspective, Then and Now — Back when I first got a Facebook account as a college student in the spring of 2004, it had a location feature. There was a space on each user's profile that automatically indicated the dorm cluster from where they'd last logged in, based (I guess?) on their IP address.
Discussion: Screenwerk, Bloomberg and Guardian
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: Facebook Location Speculation Flowing
Brian Womack / Bloomberg: Facebook May Introduce Location Service, Mimicking Fast-Growing Foursquare
Jemima Kiss / Guardian: Facebook to unveil location feature
Los Angeles Times:
Google TV plan is causing jitters in Hollywood — Many worry that Silicon Valley will upend the entertainment industry just like the Internet ravaged the music and newspaper industries. — The two men leading Google TV believe technological innovation can make TV better and more profitable for everyone.
Discussion: Between the Lines Blog, CrunchGear and ReadWriteWeb
Sam Diaz / Between the Lines Blog: Tech's TV takeover: Why Hollywood should embrace Silicon Valley, not fight it
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: Hollywood Deathly Afraid Of Google TV's Potential To Upend Television Business
Jessica E. Vascellaro / Wall Street Journal:
Google TV Is a Tough Sell Among Would-Be Partners
Google TV Is a Tough Sell Among Would-Be Partners
Jonny Evans / Computerworld: Networks resist Google TV as Apple switches on
John Biggs / TechCrunch: Google Having Trouble Convincing Broadcasters to Hop On Board the Google TV Train
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: Is Google TV Being Blocked By the Networks?
Don Reisinger / Crave: The gadget blog: Report: Google TV struggling to find partners
Jim O'Neill / fierceonlinevideo.com/news/frontpage: Hollywood and Google TV... not exactly a match made in heaven
Eliot Van Buskirk / Epicenter: Networks Proving A Tough Sell For Google TV (Surprise!)
Alexander Grundner / eHomeUpgrade: Hey, Google TV. Where Are the TV-optimized Apps?
Seth Weintraub / Fortune: Google having trouble landing the big fish for GoogleTV?
Kurt Scherf / Parks Associates Blog: Google TV is a tough sell for service providers and broadcasters
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider: Google TV facing resistance from studios
Jonathan Greene / atmaspheric: Google TV's Tough Sell
New York Times:
Investors Chide Michael Dell — SAN FRANCISCO — Dell's shareholders delivered a sharp rebuke of Michael S. Dell, the company's founder and chief executive, when a fourth of the investors withheld support of Mr. Dell in a recent vote. — In a regulatory filing released Tuesday …
Discussion: CNNMoney.com, Pulse2, CNET News, DailyTech, Digital Daily, Tech Eye, Financial Times, Inquirer, Silicon Alley Insider, Engadget and MacDailyNews
Aaron Smith / CNNMoney.com: Dell shareholders show disdain for CEO
Lance Whitney / CNET News: Quarter of investors: Thumbs-down to Michael Dell
Shane McGlaun / DailyTech: Leadership of Michael Dell Questioned by Many Investors
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Michael Dell's Jerry Yang Moment
Andrea Petrou / Tech Eye: Shareholders turn on Michael Dell
Richard Waters / Financial Times: Dell shareholders in protest vote over chairman
Spencer Dalziel / Inquirer: Dell shareholders revolt
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider: 25% Of Dell Shareholders Want To Fire Michael Dell
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent:
‘Powered By Bing’ Shows Up On Yahoo Search Pages—In Size 8 Font — Microsoft's Bing search engine isn't getting much branding play on the “powered by Bing” Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO) search result pages, which are making their debut this week. Do a search on Yahoo, and you'll need a magnifying glass …
Discussion: eWeek, Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim, CNET News and Yahoo! Search Blog
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Microsoft Bing's Search Share Is Flat Against Google
Tom Krazit / CNET News: Yahoo starts Bing transition, kills Search Monkey
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
GDGT Gets Serious About User Gadget Reviews And Rising Above The Flamewars — As a site for gadget-lovers, obviously a lot of people on GDGT are going to want to review the gadgets they own. Unfortunately, that's easier said than done when you have a blank review slate in front of you and can say whatever you want.
Eric Goldman / Technology & Marketing Law Blog:
The Problems With Google House Ads — [Note: This blog post has taken me 7 months to write, so I'm glad to be sharing it finally. I am cross-posting it to Search Engine Land.] — Introduction — Many publishers run “house ads” to self-promote their own offerings. Google does too.
Discussion: CNET News
Tom Krazit / CNET News: Google criticized over house ads policy
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
If German Homes Can Now Opt Out Of Google, Then How About People? — Google made their “opt out of street view” service live in Germany today, giving select Germans until September 15th to exclude their properties from being mapped when the Street View service launches.
Discussion: Gawker, Softpedia News, GigaOM, The Precursor Blog, Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim, Jaunted, Erictric, Deutsche Welle and Wall Street Journal
Scott Cleland / The Precursor Blog: Google's now a little pregnant on Do Not Track
Bertrand Vasquez / Erictric: Google Allows German Citizens to “Obscure” Their Homes in Street View
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb:
Facebook Status Gets Auto-Suggest — Facebook has begun automatically suggesting links to Facebook pages, groups, interests and even other users this morning, offering a drop-down list of suggestions as you type. — The feature is reminiscent of Google Suggest, which tries to predict …
Discussion: Inside Facebook and All Facebook, Thanks:rwwmike
Josh Constine / Inside Facebook: Facebook Status Update Tagging Now Automatically Suggests Matches …
Caitlin Fitzsimmons / All Facebook: Facebook Enhances Tagging Feature To Include Auto-Suggestions
Rio Caraeff / VEVO:
VEVO Goes Mobile! Introducing VEVO for iPhone and iPod touch — The wait is over! We are thrilled to announce today that our VEVO iPhone (including iPhone 4) and iPod touch App is available now FREE for download at the iTunes store (US & Canada). — Brought to you exclusively …
Discussion: Pulse2, Gizmodo, mocoNews, Erictric, Mashable!, IntoMobile, MacNN, Music Ally and FierceMobileContent
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: VEVO Releases App For iPhone and iPod Touch
Kyle VanHemert / Gizmodo: VEVO App Brings 20,000 Music Videos to Your iPhone
Eric Calouro / Erictric: VEVO Gets An iPhone App
Stuart Dredge / Music Ally: Vevo launches its iPhone app
Howard Breuer / People.com:
Plastic Surgeon Was Texting in Car Before Fatal Crash — Dr. Frank Ryan, plastic surgeon to Heidi Montag and other celebrities, was sending a Twitter message about his border collie just before his fatal car accident, his ex-girlfriend tells PEOPLE. — “He lived up in Malibu on a tiny street …
Discussion: Techmamas and GottaBeMobile
Beth B. / Techmamas: Dr Frank Ryan, Texting While Driving and The Microdermabrasion That Will Never Be
Xavier Lanier / GottaBeMobile: Stories Like These Will Decrease ‘Driving While Texting’
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Now You Can Search For Google Docs From Within Gmail (And It Catches Typos, Too) — Google may be synonymous with search, but some of the search functionality in its Apps products is sadly lacking — if you want to search for something in Google Docs, Calendar, or Gmail, you've had to do it from within its respective app.
Discussion: Between the Lines Blog, Gmail Blog, Docs Blog and Boy Genius Report
Bram Moolenaar / Docs Blog: New in Gmail Labs: Find docs and sites quickly with Apps Search
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: Google adds ability to search for mail and documents in Gmail
Gregg Keizer / Computerworld:
Apple won't change antenna for Verizon iPhone, says expert — Dismisses talk of coating or change in design for possible CDMA iPhone — Computerworld - If an iPhone does appear on Verizon, don't expect Apple to change its antenna design, an expert said today.
Discussion: GigaOM, Yahoo! News, Erictric, everythingiCafe, iPhone Buzz, Ubergizmo, I4U News, Phones Review, 9 to 5 Mac, SlashGear and IntoMobile
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: Apple Catching Up on iPhone 4, iPad Production
Eric Calouro / Erictric: Verizon iPhone To Keep iPhone 4 Antenna Design
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Verizon iPhone Not To Get New Antenna Says Expert
Shane McGlaun / iPhone Buzz: MoGo Talk XD case, No antenna change for Verizon, Liquidmetal in use already
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Verizon iPhone rumored to have same Antenna Design as iPhone 4
Ina Fried / CNET News:
Microsoft adds photo editing to Mac Office — Microsoft said Wednesday the next version of Office for Mac will get two key features that were part of the latest Windows version: photo editing and mini charts in Excel, known as Sparklines. — In a video posted on its Office for Mac Web site …
Discussion: AppleInsider, The Loop, Office For Mac, PC World and MacRumors
Jim Dalrymple / The Loop: Video: Microsoft details new Office for Mac 2011 features
Dan Miller / PC World: Microsoft Leaks More Office 2011 Details
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Thou Shalt Not Surprise Users: Twitter Suspends (Then Reinstates) Twifficiency — Yesterday, we noted the annoying phenomenon on Twitter that was Twifficiency. For those unaware (though I'm not sure how you could be), it was a third-party app that hooked into Twitter to calculate a grade for you based on your Twitter usage.
Discussion: ProgrammableWeb and ReadWriteWeb
Alex Stone / ProgrammableWeb: Auto-Tweeting Your Way to Spamsville
Adrianne Jeffries / ReadWriteWeb: 17-Year Old Twitter Spammer Scores Facebook CEO as New Friend