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: PC World, InformationWeek, Engadget, Technologizer, MacRumors, Computerworld, CrunchGear, Techland, Gadgetell, SlashGear, Gizmodo, Google Watch, Boy Genius Report, Techie Buzz, Silicon Alley Insider, TechSpot, Mashable!, WebProNews, DSLreports, The Next Web, OLED TV Display Lighting …, dailywireless.org, TG Daily, The Tech Report, VentureBeat, IntoMobile, Digital Daily, Liliputing, Kindle Review, The Toybox Blog, 901am, Obsessable, I4U News, BlogsDNA, Android Phone Fans, gHacks Technology News, Electronista, Pocket-lint, TeleRead, Pulse2, Electricpig.co.uk, FierceWireless, Internet2Go, Erictric, Crave, DailyFinance, Neowin.net, Ubergizmo, Know Your Cell, GeekSugar, GottaBeMobile and The Huffington Post, more at Mediagazer »
Jeff Bertolucci / PC World: Rumored Google Tablet Raises Chrome vs. Android Question
Thomas Claburn / InformationWeek: Google Chrome OS Tablet Brings Ties With Verizon
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
Simon Chester / CrunchGear: Rumour: Google Tablet to launch November 26th on Verizon
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: Google Tablet Reportedly Launching Nov. 26th on Verizon
Matthew DeCarlo / TechSpot: Rumor: Google Chrome OS tablet coming November 26
Doug Caverly / WebProNews: Chrome OS Tablet May Debut On Black Friday
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
Cyril Kowaliski / The Tech Report: A Google Chrome OS slate could launch on Black Friday
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Google may be readying Chrome OS tablet for Black Friday release on Verizon
Kelly Hodgkins / IntoMobile: Verizon and Google to launch a Chrome OS tablet on November 26th?
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Verizon Tablet Rumored to Get Chrome Finish
Brad Linder / Liliputing: Google Chrome OS web store, gaming ambitions revealed?
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: Google Chrome OS tablet possibly in the works for November Verizon release
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?
Stuart Miles / Pocket-lint: Toshiba 10-inch Internet tablet due September - October
Chris Meadows / TeleRead: New iPad, Samsung, Google Chrome tablets coming soon?
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Google Releasing Chrome OS Tablet On Verizon November 26 [RUMOR]
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless: Rumor Mill: Verizon, HTC cooking up Chrome tablet
Greg Sterling / Internet2Go: Verizon Pad Coming Soon, How Cheap Will It Be?
Don Reisinger / Crave: The gadget blog: Rumor: Chrome OS tablet coming in November
Dawn Kawamoto / DailyFinance: Chrome OS Tablet PC: Google Wants Its iPad Killer in Stores by Black Friday
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?
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Spotted: Facebook Location In Action. Meet Facebook Places! — We're sitting here in the waiting room at Facebook waiting for the supposed location event to start. Facebook won't say officially what the event is about, but it seems like everyone knows. And now we know for sure.
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Liveblogging the Geo-Location Announcement: Oh, the Facebook “Places” That You'll Go (Perhaps Also Starring Foursquare's Dennis Crowley?) — BoomTown motored on down the lovely Highway 280 to Facebook to hear execs talk about a new geo-location feature the powerful social networking site is about to roll out within the hour.
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider, ReadWriteWeb, Mashable! and SiliconANGLE
Adrianne Jeffries / ReadWriteWeb: Live Blog: Facebook Location Announcement
John Furrier / SiliconANGLE: Foursquare Partnership!? …
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: TechCrunch, All Facebook, Computerworld, Bloomberg, Screenwerk, Guardian and Reuters
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch: Evidence That Facebook Places Is About To Launch
Nick O'Neill / All Facebook: Facebook To Stream Location Announcement Live
Sharon Gaudin / Computerworld: Facebook location service could kill Foursquare, ignite privacy issues
Brian Womack / Bloomberg: Facebook May Introduce Location Service, Mimicking Fast-Growing Foursquare
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: Facebook Location Speculation Flowing
Jemima Kiss / Guardian: Facebook to unveil location feature
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: Macworld, Wired News, MacRumors, iPhone Download Blog, Gizmodo, AppleInsider, TiPb, iThinkDifferent, Engadget, 9 to 5 Mac and MacStories
Brian X. Chen / Wired News: Apple's App Store Director Sells His Own Fart Apps
Kyle VanHemert / Gizmodo: Apple's App Store Director Sells Fart Apps On the Side
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
Joseph L. Flatley / Engadget: iWiz dev does good, becomes Apple App Store director
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: everythingiCafe and iLounge
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: App Store Director Makes Fart Apps
Charles Starrett / iLounge: App Store director selling 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: Yahoo! News, Fast Company, CNET News, Silicon Alley Insider, Techland, Bloomberg, Gizmodo, Reuters, Computerworld, Engadget, Ubergizmo, Obsessable, WebProNews, Zatz Not Funny!, Digits, MacRumors, Tech Trader Daily, VentureBeat, IntoMobile, The Next Web, TiPb, SlashGear, Mashable!, eHomeUpgrade, Black Web 2.0, Know Your Cell, Electronista, Boy Genius Report, 9 to 5 Mac and MobileBurn.com, more at Mediagazer »
Ben Patterson / Yahoo! News: Look for live FiOS TV on tablets next year, Verizon says
Dan Nosowitz / Fast Company: Verizon's iPad App Sets Out to Save TV
Marguerite Reardon / CNET News: Verizon shows off iPad TV app and more
Jay Yarow / Silicon Alley Insider: Live TV Coming To iPad From Verizon
Doug Aamoth / Techland: Upcoming Verizon FiOS App Turns Your iPad into a TV
Amy Thomson / Bloomberg: Verizon Plans to Let Customers Watch Live TV on IPads
Richard Lawler / Engadget: Verizon FiOS set-top boxes getting a new HD guide, external storage and more in Q4
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: Verizon coming out with live TV app for iPad in 2011, VOD sharing …
Mari Silbey / Zatz Not Funny!: Video: Verizon Shows Off TV on the iPad
Sam Schechner / Digits: Verizon Shows Off Its Upcoming Entry in TV-on-iPad Race
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
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Verizon to bring live TV to iPad, video-on-demand to PCs and mobile devices
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: Live TV Coming To Your iPad Via Verizon
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Verizon app to allow FiOS subscribers to watch linear TV on iPad
Evan Selleck / SlashGear: Verizon Will Use FiOS TV to Stream Live TV to iPad, Video-on-Demand to Other Devices
Christina Warren / Mashable!: Verizon Plans to Bring Live TV Streaming to the iPad
Alexander Grundner / eHomeUpgrade: Verizon FiOS Demos Live TV Streaming on the iPad
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: Verizon to offer FiOS customers live TV for iPads, video-on-demand …
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac: iPad getting live TV from.... Verizon
Michelle Ruhfass / MobileBurn.com: Verizon to offer live FiOS TV, Video-on-Demand to Apple iOS …
Google Mobile Blog:
The Iterative Web App: New Stacked Cards Interface for Gmail on iPad. — In April 2009, we announced a new version of Gmail for mobile for iOS and Android. Among the improvements was a complete redesign of the web application's underlying code, which allows us to more rapidly develop …
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, IntoMobile, The Next Web and Google Code Blog
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac: iPad Gmail gets stacked cards interface
Brad McCarty / The Next Web: Gmail for the iPad gets a fresh new look. A hint of the Chrome tablet design?
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, PC World, Internet Evolution, USA Today, Feld Thoughts and Gawker, more at Mediagazer »
Terry Heaton / Terry Heaton's PoMo Blog: The Web is dead, or not — The real danger of Wired Magazine's story …
John P. Mello Jr. / PC World: The Web Is Dead. Who Cares?
Todd Watson / Internet Evolution: The Web Is Dead, Long Live the iPad
David Lieberman / USA Today: Web scorecard: Monopolists 1, Utopians 0, say two writers for Wired
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, Obsessable, Boy Genius Report, TG Daily, eHomeUpgrade, DailyTech, Techland, SlashGear, CrunchGear, Techie Buzz, I4U News, Crave, Softpedia News, TechSpot, Electricpig.co.uk, Electronista, Geek.com, Gizmodo and GottaBeMobile, Thanks:rawmeet
Todd Bishop / TechFlash: Microsoft's coolest mouse ever?
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: Microsoft's Arc Touch Mouse revealed in retail pics, converts …
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 Before Offering — After just a month as chief development officer at Skype, Madhu Yarlagadda has left the company for personal reasons, a company spokesman said on Wednesday. — Mr. Yarlagadda's responsibilities at Skype included running engineering for all of its products …
Discussion: mocoNews, The Next Web and Silicon Alley Insider
Cho Ji-hyun / The Korea Herald:
Site crashes as iPhone fans make 130,000 pre-orders — KT Corp., the exclusive provider of the iPhone in Korea, said Wednesday that the number of people who made pre-orders for Apple's iPhone 4 surpassed 130,000 in the first 13 hours of registration. — The number of people applying …
Discussion: AppleInsider, 9 to 5 Mac, Digital Daily, Agence France Presse and Daring Fireball
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac: Korea nets 130,000 iPhone 4 pre-orders in 13 hours
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: 130,000 iPhone 4 Pre-Orders Crush Korea Telecom Servers
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: iPhone 4 a Big Hit in South Korea
Kyle VanHemert / Gizmodo:
What It's Like To Suddenly See Your Bank Account at Negative $900,000 Thanks to PayPal — This morning, 24-year-old web developer Derek Lanphier started seeing fraudulent charges on his PayPal account, adding up to about $3,000. Then, moments later, his bank account balance was at -$888,871.91.
Email Sucks. 5 Time Saving Tips. — My stats: — 938 unread work emails. — 1002 unread personal emails. — The madness has to stop. What was once a 30 minute annoyance is now my full-time job. Here are 5 time saving tips: — #5: Add a http://three.sentenc.es/ email signature and keep them short.
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Kevin Rose Tells You How to Get to Inbox Zero
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.
Mitch Wagner / Computerworld: Email's too old-school for the class of 2014
Robert X. Cringely / Robert X. Cringely's blog: The Class of 2014: What these kids don't know
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
Bruce Houghton / hypebot: Class Of 2014 Survey Shows Radical And Amusing Shifts In Attitudes …
Ed Oswald / Technologizer: Class of 2014 Lives in a Digital World
Kyle VanHemert / Gizmodo: A Glimpse Into the Strange World of Today's Digital Youth
Warner Crocker / Life On the Wicked Stage: The Mindset of the Younger Set
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: Report: Kids These Days Don't Know Things
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: The Register, the Econsultancy blog, CNET News and Ubergizmo
Meghan Keane / the Econsultancy blog: The case against Google house ads
Tom Krazit / CNET News: Google criticized over house ads policy
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, silicontap.com, 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
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, All Facebook and WebProNews, Thanks:rwwmike
Kim-Mai Cutler / Inside Facebook: Facebook Anticipated to Launch Long-Awaited Location Features Tonight
Caitlin Fitzsimmons / All Facebook: Facebook Enhances Tagging Feature To Include Auto-Suggestions
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Facebook: Location, Auto-Suggest and Fighting Spam
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.
Terry Sweeney / Internet Evolution: Relax, Hollywood... Google TV Is No iTunes
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
Jonny Evans / Computerworld: Networks resist Google TV as Apple switches on
Jessica E. Vascellaro / Voices on All Things Digital: Google TV Is a Tough Sell Among Would-Be Partners
Mobile Flash Fail: Weak Android Player Proves Jobs Right — I'm the last person on earth who wanted to believe Steve Jobs when he told Walt Mossberg at D8 that “Flash has had its day.” I took it as nothing more than showmanship when Jobs shared his thoughts on Flash and wrote that …
Austin Carr / Fast Company:
Iris Scanners Create the Most Secure City in the World. Welcome, Big Brother — We've all seen and obsessively referenced Minority Report, Steven Spielberg's adaptation of Philip K. Dick's dystopian future, where the public is tracked everywhere they go, from shopping malls to work to mass transit to the privacy of their own homes.
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: Gmail Blog, Docs Blog, Between the Lines 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
Bostjan Spetic / Z-Blog:
Zemanta now available on WordPress.com … As of today, Zemanta, the ultimate blogging assistant, is available to all of you as a part of the WordPress.com platform. — We are proud to announce the launch of our partnership with the most advanced and acclaimed blogging platform in the world …
Discussion: WordPress.com News, Stowe Boyd, TechCrunch Europe, ReadWriteWeb and The Next Web
Joy Victory / WordPress.com News: Jazz Up Your Posts With Zemanta
Steve O'Hear / TechCrunch Europe: Zemanta partners with Automattic to add its recommendation engine to WordPress.com
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb: WordPress Adds Link & Photo Recommendations from Zemanta, I Wish I Liked Using It
Brad McCarty / The Next Web: Zemanta now available for WordPress.com blogs. …
Peter Parkes / Skype Mobile:
Skype mobile now available on Verizon Wireless multimedia phones on the BREW platform — Six months ago, we announced a strategic relationship between Skype and Verizon Wireless to create the Skype mobile application and make it available on a variety of Verizon Wireless' Android and BlackBerry smartphones.
Discussion: IntoMobile, The Big Blog, Erictric, Boy Genius Report, VoIP & Gadgets Blog, jkOnTheRun, Gadgetell and DSLreports
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: Skype comes to more Verizon BREW phones
Bertrand Vasquez / Erictric: Skype Mobile Becomes Available on Verizon Wireless Multimedia Phones
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: Skype mobile application to run on Verizon Wireless BREW feature phones
James Kendrick / jkOnTheRun: Verizon Brings Skype to Feature Phones
Natesh Sood / Gadgetell: Skype announces Skype Mobile on select Verizon phones