Jack Purcher / Patently Apple:
The Mother Lode: Welcome to the iMac Touch — While most of us were getting ready for the iPad's arrival in January and Patently Apple hard at work preparing our major series called the Tablet Prophecies, a major iMac Touch patent was being quietly published in Europe.
Discussion: Between the Lines Blog, App Advice, Telegraph, Computerworld, The Apple Core Blog, CrunchGear, Ars Technica, Bits, Electricpig.co.uk, Velocity, I4U News, Pocket-lint, AppleInsider, Appletell, Fast Company, Gizmodo, VentureBeat, MacStories, BlogsDNA, GeekSmack, Ubergizmo, Fudzilla, PC Pro, BusinessWeek, Stowe Boyd, MobileContentToday, SlashGear, Mashable!, Techie Buzz, Startup Meme, MacRumors, Obsessable, Crave, The Next Web, MacDailyNews and 9 to 5 Mac
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: PC operating systems need to get touchy
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: How Apple Could Bring iOS Apps To The Desktop
Claudine Beaumont / Telegraph: Apple files ‘iMac touch’ patent
Jason D. O'Grady / The Apple Core Blog: iOS: Coming soon to Mac OS 11?
Chris Foresman / Ars Technica: Apple looking at dual-mode touchscreen desktops and laptops
Nick Bilton / Bits: Apple Patents a Desktop Touch-Screen Computer
Brian Caulfield / Velocity: Does Patent Application Reveal Apple's Plan For A Touch Screen Mac?
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Apple iMac touch Patent appears
Paul Lamkin / Pocket-lint: iMac touch: Apple's all-in-one to get touchy-feely
Jake Gaecke / Appletell: Apple patents point to iMac Touch
Dan Nosowitz / Fast Company: Apple Files Patent for Swiveling, Touchscreen iMac
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: iMac Touch Interface Shown Off In Apple Patent
John Boitnott / VentureBeat: ‘iMac Touch’ patent uncovered in Europe
Federico Viticci / MacStories: iMac Touch Finally Shows Up in Patent - And It Runs Both OS X and iOS
Jordan Kahn / BlogsDNA: iMac With Multi-Touch Screen Shown in Apple Patent
Stephen Bennett / GeekSmack: iMac Touch Shown Off in Apple Patents
Nick Farrell / Fudzilla: iMac might get a built in iPad
Stewart Mitchell / PC Pro: Next iMac to transform to a touchscreen?
Arik Hesseldahl / BusinessWeek: Patent Filings Show Touch Screens Coming To The Mac: Told Ya!
Todd Ogasawara / MobileContentToday: Will Apple Turn Another Loser into a Winner? …
Evan Selleck / SlashGear: Apple iMac Touch Tipped Again Courtesy of New Patents
Christina Warren / Mashable!: Your Next iPad Might Be an iMac
Pathik Shah / Techie Buzz: Revealed: The iMac Touch and Macbook Tablet
Sardar Mohkim Khan / Startup Meme: Is Touch The Future Of Apple iMac?
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Apple Discloses Methods for Transitioning Between Mouse-Based and Touch Interfaces
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: Apple reveals desktop touchscreen ideas in patent publication
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: iMac Touch shown in patent filings
Jon Stokes / Ars Technica:
Microsoft beats Intel, AMD to market with CPU/GPU combo chip — At Hot Chips today, Microsoft's Xbox team unveiled details of the system-on-a-chip (SoC) that powers the newer, slimmer Xbox 360 250GB model. Produced on the IBM/GlobalFoundries 45nm process, it's fair to say that the new SoC …
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Lifting the veil on the hybrid processor-graphics chip in the new Xbox 360
Patrick Garratt / VG247: 360 Slim's combined CPU-GPU chip shown, detailed
Peter Scott / Fudzilla: Microsoft spills beans on new Xbox chip
Brandon Miniman / pocketnow.com:
Exclusive: Windows Phone 7 Web Browser Comparison (Video) — Following up to some previous thoughts about Windows Phone 7, we present a short video showing how the browsing experience on the upcoming smartphone platform compares to iPhone and Android 2.2. Please note that the device shown …
Discussion: App Advice, Download Squad, Fone Arena, Gizmodo, Phone Arena, 9 to 5 Mac, Zatz Not Funny!, everythingiCafe, Lifehacker, WMPoweruser.com, WMExperts, Phones Review and WinBeta, Thanks:pocketnowtweets
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: Footage: iPhone 4, Windows Phone & Nexus One Browsing Experience Compared
Sebastian Anthony / Download Squad: Windows Phone 7 Web browser comparison versus iPhone and Android (video)
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac: Web Browsing: iPhone vs. Windows Phone 7
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Apples, Oranges, and Pears: Comparing Browsers of iOS, Android and Windows Phone 7
Jenifer Austin Foulkes / Google Mobile Blog:
Dive into the ocean with Google Earth for Android — Especially during the summer months, staring out into the ocean leads to daydreams of sailing the open water, freedom and exploration. Now you can take three-quarters of this vast planet - the ocean - with you on your mobile device …
Discussion: Gizmodo, Lifehacker, Engadget, The Next Web, EuroDroid, Mashable!, MobileContentToday and Erictric
Arvin Dang / Lifehacker: Google Earth for Android Lets You Deep Sea Dive
Jolie O'Dell / Mashable!: Google Earth for Android Goes Under the Sea
Todd Ogasawara / MobileContentToday: Google Earth for Android 1.1 Adds Underwater View & 2-Finger Twist …
Bertrand Vasquez / Erictric: Google Earth for Android Updated to Version 1.1
Jared Newman / PC World:
Motorola's Android 2.2 Rollout: What a Mess
Motorola's Android 2.2 Rollout: What a Mess
Discussion: MobileContentToday, Computerworld, Gadget Lab and Electronista
Todd Ogasawara / MobileContentToday: Motorola Droid Android OS 2.2 (Froyo) Update Issues
Preston Gralla / Computerworld: What's gone wrong with the Android 2.2 Froyo rollout?
Priya Ganapati / Gadget Lab: Motorola Cracks Down on Leaked Android Updates for Droid X Phone
Emma Barnett / Telegraph:
Facebook Places ‘boring’ says Foursquare chief — Dennis Crowley, the co-founder of Foursquare, a location-based social network, has called Places, Facebook's new check-in tool, “boring” and “unexciting”. — Talking to The Telegraph, Crowley, said he had now had time to play around …
Discussion: TechCrunch, IntoMobile, PC World, Venture Capital Dispatch, Fast Company, Tech Eye and Switched
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: Foursquare founder calls Facebook Places ‘boring’
Dean Wilson / Tech Eye: Foursquare founder calls Facebook “boring”
Terrence O'Brien / Switched: Foursquare Founder Dennis Crowley Calls Facebook Places ‘Boring’
Katherine Noyes / Computerworld:
Don't Count on Oracle to Keep OpenOffice.org Alive — Back in January, the Amsterdam-based consultancy Software Improvement Group warned government entities not to deploy OpenOffice.org until Oracle proved its commitment to treating the software as well—and with as much investment—as Sun Microsystems had.
Discussion: Lockergnome Blog Network and internetnews.com
The Oracle / Lockergnome Blog Network: OpenOffice Will Survive — However, the time between updates …
Quin Street Corporation / internetnews.com: Microsoft-Backed Open Source Group Talks Plans
Jon Stokes / Ars Technica:
Why Intel bought McAfee — There's been quite a bit of head-scratching over Intel's decision to purchase McAfee, but, despite all the breathless talk about mobile security and ARM and virus-fighting processors, the chipmaker's motivations for the purchase are actually fairly straightforward.
Discussion: Tom Foremski, Forrester Blogs, Silicon Valley Watcher and DealBook
Tom Foremski / IMHO Blog| ZDNet: The Intel/McAfee mystery and Charlie Rose...
Jonathan Penn / Forrester Blogs: More About Intel-McAfee — Questions keep pouring in about this deal …
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily:
The Real iTunes Fraud Vulnerability: Gullible Users — So these reportsof a major security hole in iTunes, one through which people have had their PayPal accounts drained? — Not much to them, I'm told. Or, rather, not much to their assertion that Apple (AAPL) is at fault here.
Discussion: App Advice, PC World, TG Daily, Network World, MobileContentToday, TechCrunch, NBC Bay Area, AppleInsider, Softpedia News, Mercury News, Gawker, Macsimum News, MacNN, SlashGear, MacRumors and 9 to 5 Mac
Robert McMillan / PC World: Apple Can't Stop Ongoing ITunes Charge Scam
Starr Keshet / TG Daily: Apple iTunes plagued by nefarious scammers
Todd Ogasawara / MobileContentToday: Stop the Presses! iTunes/PayPal Hacked. …
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Fraudsters Drain PayPal Accounts Through iTunes
Sajid Farooq / NBC Bay Area: Apple Has an iTunes Problem
Dennis Rockstroh / Mercury News: Action Line: Watch out for those phony charges from iTunes
Ryan Tate / Gawker: Apple's Store Might Have Emptied Your Bank Account
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Security holes in iTunes accounts linked to PayPal
Andrew E. Kramer / New York Times:
Hacker's Arrest Offers Glimpse Into Crime in Russia — MOSCOW — On the Internet, he was known as BadB, a disembodied criminal flitting from one server to another selling stolen credit card numbers despite being pursued by the United States Secret Service. — And in real life …
Tim Conneally / BetaNews:
TiVo launches QWERTY remote — TiVo today has finally launched the full QWERTY TiVo Slide Remote control. The remote was extensively demonstrated at the TiVO Premiere launch in March. — “This is the first ever DVR remote with a full QWERTY keyboard, and we are certain that users will be excited to get their thumbs on it.
Discussion: Engadget, Gizmodo and Electronista
Ben Drawbaugh / Engadget: TiVo Slide Remote review
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
AMD unveils its Bulldozer and Bobcat processors for future PCs — As Intel is busy moving into the software business with its $7.68 billion purchase of McAfee, Advanced Micro Devices is taking the wraps off its newest processor designs, Bulldozer and Bobcat, which it hopes will give a one-two punch at Intel's core business.
Discussion: Computerworld, SlashGear, Tech Eye, The Register, eWeek, Softpedia News, V3.co.uk, ExtremeTech and Voices on All Things Digital
Shane McGlaun / SlashGear: AMD details new Bobcat and Bulldozer core designs highlights
Mike Magee / Tech Eye: AMD reveals more details on Bobcat, Bulldozer cores
Rik Myslewski / The Register: IBM slips automatic tranny into Power7
Jeffrey Burt / eWeek: AMD Names Intel Engineer as CTO of Servers
Daniel Robinson / V3.co.uk: AMD details Bulldozer and Bobcat innovations
Matthew Murray / ExtremeTech: AMD Unveils Bulldozer and Bobcat Core Designs
John Murrell / Voices on All Things Digital: AMD's Bulldozer and Bobcat Ready to Roll
Charlie Demerjian / SemiAccurate:
Facebook is the first to jump into ARM servers — Tectonic change of our time — THERE HAVE LONG been rumors of a major player moving their data centers from x86 based PCs to the ARM architecture. It looks like the first big player to jump in to the market is going to be none other than Facebook.
Discussion: Forward Thinking
Michael J. Miller / Forward Thinking: Smooth-Stone: ARM-Based Server Chips Aimed at Competitive Market
Hamilton Ulmer / Blog of Metrics:
Understanding Private Browsing — Private Browsing was introduced in Firefox 3.5, giving users the option of browsing the web without keeping track of their history. A recent Test Pilot study recorded - among other things - the time users activated Private Browsing, and the time they deactivated it.
Discussion: Mashable!, Softpedia News, Gizmodo, Web Browsers and The Next Web
Rosa Golijan / Gizmodo: Study Shows People Often Take Ten-Minute “Private Browsing” Breaks Around Lunchtime
Vygantas Lipskas / Web Browsers: The Joys of Private Browsing Mode
Janko Roettgers / NewTeeVee:
New Numbers Reveal: Cord Cutting Is Real — U.S. pay TV subscriptions have declined for the first time in history this quarter, according to new data from SNL Kagan. The business intelligence company reports that cable companies lost 711,000 subscribers, which represents the biggest quarterly loss in cable TV's history.
Discussion: Stowe Boyd, CrunchGear, Gizmodo Australia, Technologizer and Online Video Watch
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: Moving Away From Cable TV To Internet-delivered Content 'Overhyped …
Joel Johnson / Gizmodo Australia: Why Are You Still Subscribing To Pay TV?
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: In (Reluctant) Defense of Cable TV
Declan McCullagh / CNET News:
RIAA: U.S. copyright law 'isn't working' — RIAA President Cary Sherman, second from right, says new pro-content copyright laws may be necessary. — (Credit: Declan McCullagh/CNET) — ASPEN, Colo.—The Recording Industry Association of America said on Monday that current U.S. copyright law …
Discussion: Techdirt and techblog.dallasnews.com
Mike Masnick / Techdirt: Did The RIAA Just Destroy Its Own Argument Concerning Innocent Infringement?
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Chomp Sinks Its Teeth Deeper Into Search; Wants To Be The Google Of Apps — It was last November that we first heard about Chomp, a sort-of Yelp for iPhone apps. At the time, it was still very much in stealth mode, but we kept hearing they raised a seed round of funding from investors like Ron Conway insanely fast.
Discussion: VentureBeat, Inside Social Games and App Advice
Matt Marshall / VentureBeat: Chomp's iPhone app brings mobile search into modern age
Chris Morrison / Inside Social Games: Mobile Apps Get Better Discovery With Chomp's New Search Engine
Casey Tschida / App Advice: Chomp Receives A Remodeling, Including A New App Search Engine
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
How Google Goggles works to deliver visual search results for mobile phones — Google Goggles is one of the more interesting experiments being done in visual search. If you have an Android phone, you can already use the Google Goggles visual search app to take a picture of something and then submit it to Google as a search query.
Discussion: Fast Company, App Advice, Boy Genius Report, The Register, Gizmodo, PC Magazine, Technologizer, MacStories, Erictric, IntoMobile, Electronista, 9 to 5 Mac and Crave
Joe White / App Advice: Google Goggles Heading To An iPhone Near You?
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: Yahoo! News: Google Goggles to iPhone by year's end
Rik Myslewski / The Register: Google aims Goggles at Apple's iPhone
Sam Biddle / Gizmodo: Google Goggles Is Heading to iPhone This Year
Mark Hachman / PC Magazine: Google Goggles Future Includes the iPhone
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Chomp's iPhone App Search Engine: Neat, But Not Yet the Google of Apps
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Google Goggles Coming to iPhone “By The End of 2010″
Bertrand Vasquez / Erictric: Google to Make Goggles Available for The iPhone Later This Year
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: Google Goggles coming to Apple iPhone this year
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Google Goggles coming to iPhone soon
Josh Lowensohn / Crave: The gadget blog: Google's Goggles headed to iPhones this year
Tom Krazit / CNET News:
Google Buzz bug spotlights tepid usage — Six months after its debut, it's becoming clear that Google Buzz has yet to become the social media breakthrough that Google craves. — That's because if a Buzz falls on the Internet and nobody hears it, it never really happened.
Discussion: louisgray.com, Google, Andy Beard and LOL: The Life of Leo
Social Me Me Me Me Me Media — With more places to share content …
Social Me Me Me Me Me Media — With more places to share content …
Discussion: broadstuff, techno.blog, SmoothSpan Blog, GigaOM and Stealthmode Blog
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: Epitaph to a failed Social Media Platform
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: News Flash: Social Networks Are About Connecting People
Julie / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Jury Invalidates One of EFF's ‘Most Wanted’ Patents — Good news in the fight against bad software patents: a jury in the Eastern District of Texas recently found the Firepond/Polaris patent (U.S. Patent No. 6,411,947) invalid. This patent was on EFF's “Most Wanted” list …
Adrianne Jeffries / ReadWriteWeb: Jury Invalidates a Patent on the EFF's “Most Bogus” List
Justin Case / Android Police:
[EXCLUSIVE] Report: Google's Android Market License Verification Easily Circumvented, Will Not Stop Pirates — Preface — This article was not written to teach people how to pirate or ridicule Google's Android License Verification Library (LVL) that handles communication with Google's Android Market Licensing Service.
Discussion: The Register, Engadget, Android Phone Fans, Neowin.net, IntoMobile, gHacks Technology News, Electronista and Androinica
Bill Ray / The Register: Google Marketplace DRM broken
Chris Ziegler / Engadget: Android's new app licensing scheme apparently easy to break
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Google's Market Licensing System Easy to Crack, Apparently
Simon Andrews / Neowin.net: Android application licensing cracked in under a month
Andrew Kameka / Androinica: Has Google's anti-piracy Android system already been cracked?
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Intel and Nokia launch joint research on mobile 3D virtual worlds — Smartphones have barely entered the 3D age, but Nokia and Intel are already racing ahead to do research on enabling 3D virtual worlds on mobile computing platforms. — The two companies are announcing today a research center …
Discussion: News Stories, Between the Lines Blog, blogs.ft.com, Gizmodo, Tech Eye, The Register, Fonehome.co.uk, eWeek, Mercury News, SlashGear, IntoMobile, Virtual Worlds News, Engadget and Inquirer
Patrick Darling / News Stories: Intel and Nokia Create First Joint Laboratory
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: Intel, Nokia launch mobile 3D lab
Chris Nuttall / blogs.ft.com: Intel and Nokia open 3D research lab
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: Intel and Nokia Ready Assault on Mobile 3D
Gavin Clarke / The Register: Mobile 3D planned for MeeGo Linux
Michelle Maisto / eWeek: Nokia, Intel Announce 3D-Geared Mobile Research Center
Steve Johnson / Mercury News: Intel, Nokia to develop 3-D applications
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Nokia and Intel open Joint Innovation Center: 3D UIs and mobile holograms ahoy!
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Intel and Nokia open 24 man joint laboratory in Oulu, Finland …
Joanna Stern / Engadget: Nokia and Intel build a joint research lab, plan to create the mobile 3D future
Rob Coppinger / Inquirer: Intel and Nokia aim for more Meego embarrassment
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
YC-Funded The Fridge Takes The Privacy Headaches Out Of Sharing With Friends — Back in the old days, Facebook was a site where college students could share photos of their youthful indiscretions without having to worry too much about their boss or parents stumbling across them. That isn't the case anymore.
Brooks Barnes / New York Times:
Sony's Bet on Sticking With Web Shows — LOS ANGELES — At first Hollywood raced to make original Web programming. NBC Universal trumpeted a site called DotComedy; the Walt Disney Company created a digital studio called Stage 9; and Time Warner backed SuperDeluxe, another comedy site.
Discussion: CinemaTech, paidContent and VatorNews, more at Mediagazer »
David Kaplan / paidContent: Sony's Patience With Crackle Persists; Playstation Expansion In The Works
John William Gallagher / VatorNews: Sony remains a big believer in Web shows
Nick Wingfield / Digits:
Microsoft's Bing Shows Some IPhone Love — Microsoft may finally have figured out what makes the iPhone tick, but it's the company's Bing search engine that did it and not its mobile phone developers. — A couple of weekends ago, the Bing name seemed to be everywhere on the top iPhone app charts.
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Snoop Dogg Mafia Wars Promotional Stunt Breaks Ustream Record With 2 Million Views — One of Zynga's newest game titles, Mafia Wars Las Vegas, kicked off with a bang last week as rap star Snoop Dogg blew up a 4-ton armored truck in the middle of the desert in Nevada.
Discussion: The Snitch, Gizmodo, GamePolitics News, NewTeeVee and VentureBeat
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee: Vid-Biz: Time Warner, Apple's iTV, Sony and Crackle
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Zynga's armored car explosion stunt draws 2M views