New York Times:
Technology Aside, Most People Still Decline to Be Located — Internet companies have appropriated the real estate business's mantra — it's all about location, location, location. — But while a home on the beach will always be an easy sell, it may be more difficult to persuade people to start using location-based Web services.
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, Yahoo! News, Screenwerk, Fast Company, GottaBeMobile, Inc.com, Gizmodo, FierceWireless and TechCrunch
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb: Nearby Friends: New Cyber-Stalking App for Tracking Facebook Places Check-Ins
Ben Patterson / Yahoo! News: Mobile users still wary of being found, survey says
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: I Don't Want You to Know Where I Am
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: Facebook Places Leaks Around the World, World Still Wary of Location-Statuses
Xavier Lanier / GottaBeMobile: Are You Using Location Services?
Christine Lagorio / Inc.com: What Does a CEO Really Do, Anyway?
Sam Biddle / Gizmodo: For Now, Most Americans Happy to Be Un-Located
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless: Most consumers not checking in to location-based services
Leena Rao / TechCrunch: Foursquare Now 3 Million Strong
Sara Jerome / The Hill:
People born after 1981 have lower privacy standards, Loopt CEO says — People born after 1981 are likely to have different standards for online privacy than those born before them, according to the chief executive of Loopt, a geolocation app. — “The magic age is people born after 1981,” said Sam Altman in a New York Times article.
Google plans pay-per-view films — Google's YouTube video site is in negotiations with Hollywood's leading movie studios to launch a global pay-per-view video service by the end of 2010, putting it head-to-head with Apple in the race to dominate the digital distribution of film and television content.
Discussion: Technologizer, paidContent, Yahoo! News, Digital Daily, BaltTech, Hardware 2.0 Blog, PC Magazine, GMSV, Fast Company, DailyTech, Mashable!, Search Engine Land, Softpedia News, DSLreports, TechSpot, CNET News, FierceMobileContent, msnbc.com, NewTeeVee, Ars Technica, ReadWriteWeb, Obsessable, Rev2.org, Inquirer, I4U News, FierceIPTV, Andy Beard, VatorNews, Between the Lines Blog, Hillicon Valley, Silicon Alley Insider, SlashGear, Future Tense, Pocket-lint, BlogsDNA, VentureBeat, Geek.com, Gizmodo, DailyFinance, Engadget, Neowin.net, Tech Trader Daily, 9 to 5 Mac, GeekSugar and Electronista, more at Mediagazer »
Jared Newman / Technologizer: YouTube's On-Again, Off-Again Relationship With Premium
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: YouTube To Show MLB Games—In Japan
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Coming Soon From Google: Pay-Per-Tube
Gus Sentementes / BaltTech: Google planning big push into pay-per-view films?
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0 Blog: Google puts iTunes it its sights
Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine: Report: Google Prepping Pay-Per-View Streaming Movie Service
Levi Sumagaysay / GMSV: Hooray for Hollywood? Google, Apple, more as disruptors and distributors
Dan Nosowitz / Fast Company: Google Plans Pay-Per-View YouTube Movie Rentals
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land: Report: Google's YouTube To Offer Streaming Pay-Per-View Hollywood Rentals
Karl Bode / DSLreports: Google Prepping Pay-Per-View Films
Jose Vilches / TechSpot: Google plans pay-per-view YouTube movie service
Steven P. Musil / CNET News: Report: Google in talks for movie rental service
Suzanne Choney / msnbc.com: Google may start pay-per-view movies on YouTube
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee: Google Pitching YouTube Pay-Per-View. Anyone Buying?
Adrianne Jeffries / ReadWriteWeb: YouTube Could Finally Make Money With Pay-Per-View - But Then It Wouldn't Be YouTube
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: Google may bring Hollywood films to YouTube PPV
Craig Agranoff / Rev2.org: GoogleFlix? Google Talking Pay-Per-View Movies
Lawrence Latif / Inquirer: Youtube pay-per-view service is on the Verizon
Shane McGlaun / I4U News: Google in Talks for PPV Rentals on YouTube
Jim O'Neill / FierceIPTV: Google's YouTube plans global pay-per-view film play
Faith Merino / VatorNews: Google to offer pay-per-view rental site
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: Google's YouTube eyes pay-per-view films, Apple's iTunes, Netflix, Hulu, cable
Stuart Miles / Pocket-lint: Google pay-per-view service in works
Jordan Kahn / BlogsDNA: YouTube Pay-Per-View Movies Considered By Google
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: YouTube to launch pay-per-view movies in deal with movie studios
Casey Chan / Gizmodo: Google Planning Pay-Per-View Movies For YouTube
Alan Cone / Neowin.net: YouTube to get rental movies by end of 2010
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
The Full-On Assault On Cable Is Underway — Google, Apple, Microsoft, Netflix, Amazon — when you hear these names, you usually think about how these tech giants all compete with one another. But what if they all teamed up for one cause? They'd be unstoppable, right? We're about to find out.
Discussion: Future Tense, Softpedia News, Digital Society and Go Rumors
Anand Srinivasan / Go Rumors: YouTube Rental Movie Streaming Service Coming Soon
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Cisco May Be Making A Run For Skype — Cisco has made an offer to acquire Skype before they complete their IPO process, says one of our more reliable sources. We have not been able to confirm this rumor one way or another via other sources, which isn't surprising.
Discussion: PC World, Between the Lines Blog, ReadWriteWeb, Tech Eye, GigaOMGigaOM, Inquirer, FierceVoIP, VentureBeat, Fast Company, CloudAve, SlashGear, Telecompetitor, Softpedia News, Techie Buzz, Computerworld, Velocity and Fudzilla
Tony Bradley / PC World: Why Cisco Wants to Purchase Skype
Dean Wilson / Tech Eye: Cisco wants to buy Skype
Nick Farrell / Inquirer: Skype might be bought by Cisco
Mike Dolan / FierceVoIP: Rumor Mill: Cisco buying Skype?
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: A potential $5B deal: Has Cisco made an offer to acquire Skype?
Krishnan Subramanian / CloudAve: Cisco Planning To Acquire Skype To Target Consumer Market?
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Cisco bid for Skype tipped after Google bow out?
Bernie Arnason / Telecompetitor: CISCO MAY BUY SKYPE?
Chinmoy Kanjilal / Techie Buzz: Is Cisco Acquiring Skype?
Brian Caulfield / Velocity: TechCrunch: Cisco Wants Skype
Nick Farrell / Fudzilla: Cisco might buy Skype
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
In The Search For More Revenue, Skype Connect Launches To Enterprise Customers
In The Search For More Revenue, Skype Connect Launches To Enterprise Customers
Discussion: GigaOMGigaOM, blogs.skype.com, About Skype and FierceVoIP
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOMGigaOM: Skype Wants to Power Your Corporate Phone System
Joanna Brace / blogs.skype.com: Skype Connect 1.0 is Officially Launched
Mike Dolan / FierceVoIP: Skype Connect business VoIP launches out of Beta
Eliot Van Buskirk / Wired News:
Google and Arcade Fire Team for HTML5 ‘Experience’ — We don't know exactly what to call the online collaboration between Arcade Fire and Google that launched Monday morning, but it sure is neat. — This “Chrome Experience,” as Google calls it, unfolds in multiple browser windows to the tune …
Discussion: Download Squad and The Official Google Blog
Lee Mathews / Download Squad: Google, Arcade Fire deliver amazing, HTML5-powered music video from the future
Aaron Koblin / The Official Google Blog: Arcade Fire meets HTML5
Seth Weintraub / Fortune:
Samsung: 1 million Galaxy S smartphones in 45 days in the US — The Android-based smartphones sold across the aisle from the iPhone 4 on AT&T and on T-Mobile, the nation's smallest major carrier. — Samsung's Galaxy S smartphone is a blockbuster globally and recent numbers show it is poised for similar success in the US.
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Samsung sells 1M Galaxy S Android smartphones in the US
Don Reisinger / The Digital Home: Samsung ships 1 million Galaxy S smartphones
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: Sprint Samsung Epic 4G Review
Chris Ziegler / Engadget: LG E720 with Android leaks: it's no Galaxy S killer
Nathan Becker / Digits: Samsung Ships 1 Million Galaxy S Phones
Daniel Ionescu / PC World: Samsung Sells 1 Million Galaxy S Phones in US
Donny Benfield / Android Community: Froyo For Samsung's Galaxy S Could Be Here Soon
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Samsung Ships 1 Million Galaxy S Smartphones in the U.S.
Scott Webster / AndroidGuys: Samsung Announces 1 Million Galaxy S Handset Sold in US
Nilay Patel / Engadget:
Joojoo lawsuit shocker! Court rules Fusion Garage and TechCrunch were business partners, tosses most everything else — It's been a few blissful months since we've thought about or had to interact with the Joojoo, but the court case Michael Arrington and TechCrunch filed against Fusion Garage …
Discussion: Gearlog, Daring Fireball, Geek.com, Why does everything suck? and TeleRead, more at Mediagazer »
Brian Heater / Gearlog: JooJoo Maker Scores Wins in TechCrunch Legal Battle
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: More on the TechCrunch/JooJoo Ruling
Hank Williams / Why does everything suck?: Judge Says TechCrunch Case vs. JooJoo Tablet Likely Has Merit
Chris Meadows / TeleRead: Ruling issued in TechCrunch/Fusion Garage JooJoo lawsuit
Patrick Darling / News Stories:
Intel to Acquire Infineon's Wireless Solutions Business — NEWS HIGHLIGHTS — Intel to purchase Infineon's Wireless Solutions Business, called WLS, in a cash transaction valued at approximately $1.4 billion. The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2011.
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: Why Intel Is Buying Infineon
Geoff Duncan / Digital Trends: Intel Buying Infineon Wireless Biz for $1.4 Bln
Eliza Krigman / Tech Daily Dose: Intel to Acquire Infineon Wireless for $1.4 Billion
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: Intel: $1.4B for Infineon
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: Intel buys iPhone 3G chip supplier, Infineon
Levi Sumagaysay / GMSV: Buy, buy, baby is motto for Intel and others lately
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Intel buys Infineon's Wireless division in $1.4bn deal: WiMAX and LTE the focus
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: With Infineon unit purchase, Intel buys its way back into smartphone game
Brooke Crothers / CNET News:
Intel to buy Infineon's wireless unit for $1.4 billion
Intel to buy Infineon's wireless unit for $1.4 billion
Discussion: BetaNews, Inquirer, App Advice, internetnews.com, MarketWatch, Engadget, AppleInsider, CNNMoney.com, Computerworld, Light Reading, TechCrunch, Associated Press, Black Web 2.0, TechSpot, FierceWireless, Electronista, Gizmodo, VentureBeat, TiPb, GottaBeMobile, Velocity, Agence France Presse, Tech Eye, DigiTimes, Softpedia News, Reuters and silicontap.com
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: Intel acquires Infineon's wireless group for $1.4B, picks up 2G, 3G, LTE tech
Lawrence Latif / Inquirer: Intel buys Infineon's wireless chip shop
Bryan Wolfe / App Advice: Intel Becomes Bigger Smartphone Player
Quin Street Corporation / internetnews.com: Intel Snags Infineon Wireless Unit in $1.4B Deal
Julianne Pepitone / CNNMoney.com: Intel to buy Infineon's wireless unit for $1.4 billion
Sarah Reedy / Light Reading: Intel Looks to Infineon for the Full SOC
Jose Vilches / TechSpot: Intel to buy Infineon's wireless unit for $1.4 billion
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless: Intel scoops up Infineon's wireless chip biz for $1.4B
Gary Cutlack / Gizmodo: Intel Upgrades Its Cell Phone …
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Infineon WLS sold: iPhone's 3G baseband now Intel inside
Xavier Lanier / GottaBeMobile: Intel Acquires Infineon's Wireless Solution Business
Brian Caulfield / Velocity: Intel To Grab Infineon's Wireless Business For $1.4 Billion
Nicola Leske / Reuters: Intel to buy Infineon's wireless ops for $1.4 bln
Caroline McCarthy / CNET News:
Angry Digg users flood home page with Reddit links — Digg users on Twitter are using the hashtag ‘#diggrevolt’ to promote their ‘cause.’ — Apparently dissatisfied with a redesign that buries much of their influence, hard-core users of social-news site Digg have been gaming its “Top News” …
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Why Is Reddit All Over Digg Right Now?
Why Is Reddit All Over Digg Right Now?
Discussion: CenterNetworks, The Next Web, ReadWriteWeb and Brent Csutoras, Thanks:tristan_woods
Allen Stern / CenterNetworks: Digg Becomes Reddit For a Day?
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: Digg User Rebellion Continues: Reddit Now Rules the Front Page
Anand Lal Shimpi / AnandTech:
Farewell to ATI, AMD to Retire the ATI Brand Later this Year — Four years ago AMD did the unthinkable: it announced the 5.4 billion dollar acquisition of ATI in a combination of cash and stock. What followed was a handful of very difficult years for AMD, an upward swing for ATI …
Discussion: CNET News, Engadget, 9 to 5 Mac, Hardware 2.0 Blog, Gadget Lab, The Tech Report, HotHardware.com News, THINQ.co.uk, Neowin.net, blogs.chron.com, SlashGear, CrunchGear, DailyTech, Mashable!, Techie Buzz, Fudzilla, Gizmodo, Inquirer, Tech Eye, Softpedia News, Liliputing, Geek.com, VizWorld.com and MacDailyNews
Lance Whitney / CNET News: AMD to retire ATI brand
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: ATI brand is dead, will be AMD from now on
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0 Blog: AMD to retire ATI branding
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: ATI Brand Killed, Chips Get New Sticker Designs
Scott Wasson / The Tech Report: AMD jettisons ATI brand name, makes Radeon its own
Marco Chiappetta / HotHardware.com News: AMD to Shed ATI Brand, Intro Active DP-To-DVI Dongle
Brad Sams / Neowin.net: AMD kills off the ATI brand name
Chris Davies / SlashGear: AMD rebrand revealed: ATI ditched as consumers wise-up
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: AMD To Phase Out ATI Name With Next Batch Of Graphics Cards
Brandon Hill / DailyTech: So Long, Farewell: AMD to Kill ATI Brand Name
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: AMD Discards ATI Brand Name
Pallab De / Techie Buzz: Adios ATI, It Will Be All AMD from Here On
Jon Worrel / Fudzilla: Radeon HD 6800 Series performance benchmarks leaked
Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo: The ATI Brand Is Dead
Rob Coppinger / Inquirer: AMD will dump the ATI brand
Mike Magee / Tech Eye: AMD spills red blood on the carpet, cans ATI
John Brownlee / Geek.com: AMD kills ATI name for future Radeon GPUs
Randall Hand / VizWorld.com: It's Official, AMD kills ATI brand
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Chatroulette Gets It Up: V.2 Is Now Live — The transformation is now complete. Our favorite random video chat site Chatroulette has gone through a redesign over the past week and is now back up, in what founder Andrei Ternovskiy and those who believe in second chances hope will be a more nudity-free i.e. more monetizable version.
Discussion: The Next Web, Gizmodo, Softpedia News, SelectStart, Mashable!, VentureBeat and Pocket-lint
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: Chatroulette is back, but the joke's worn off
Gary Cutlack / Gizmodo: New Chatroulette: Up, Half-Broken, Still Mostly Sausage-Based
Oliver Chiang / SelectStart: Chatroulette Is Back Up Again... Sort Of
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Chatroulette Is Back, But It Doesn't Look Good
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Fig leaf in place, Chatroulette launches version 2.0 of video chat service
Stuart Miles / Pocket-lint: Chatroulette 2 goes live, still plenty of penis
New York Times:
Retargeting Ads Follow Surfers to Other Sites — The shoes that Julie Matlin recently saw on Zappos.com were kind of cute, or so she thought. But Ms. Matlin wasn't ready to buy and left the site. — Then the shoes started to follow her everywhere she went online.
Discussion: Geeking with Greg, Computerworld and John Battelle's Searchblog, more at Mediagazer »
Greg Linden / Geeking with Greg: What is the benefit of freaking customers out?
John Battelle / John Battelle's Searchblog: On Retargeting: Fix The Conversation
Ross Miller / Engadget:
Samsung Galaxy Tab, in the wild and now teasing CDMA — Okay, this is getting ridiculous. Samsung's Galaxy Tab has once again surfaced online via unofficial channels, and this time it's carrying a sticker on one side that clearly states CDMA. The iAndroid forum goer who allegedly snapped …
Discussion: Softpedia News, I4U News, Electronista, AndroidSPIN, Android Phone Fans, PhoneReport v2.0, BlogsDNA, Gadgetell and AndroidGuys
Robert Evans / I4U News: Samsung Galaxy Tab: CDMA?
Alex Smith / AndroidSPIN: New Images of the Galaxy Tab Hint CDMA
Kevin Krause / Android Phone Fans: More Galaxy Tab Pics, this Time Hinting at CDMA
Stephen Tenerowicz / AndroidGuys: More Images of Samsung Galaxy Tab Surface, CDMA Version Possibly in the Works
Matt Brian / The Next Web:
Apple confirms iPhone 4 proximity sensor glitch still not patched — The launch of the iPhone 4 came with quite a few issues; first and most importantly were the antenna issues experienced when holding the device but users also complained of a proximity sensor glitch that would result …
Discussion: VentureBeat, SlashGear, Sydney Morning Herald, MacNN, Gizmodo, IntoMobile, 9 to 5 Mac, iPhone Savior, Softpedia News, Tech Eye and everythingiCafe
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Apple: iPhone 4 proximity sensor issue still not fixed in iOS 4.1
Chris Davies / SlashGear: iPhone 4 proximity sensor won't be fixed in iOS 4.1
Ben Grubb / Sydney Morning Herald: iPhone 4 glitch still not fixed
Kyle VanHemert / Gizmodo: The iPhone 4's Proximity Sensor Problem Won't Be Fixed In iOS 4.1
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: Where is the iPhone 4 proximity patch?
Ray Basile / iPhone Savior: Tell Steve Jobs I Returned My New iPhone 4
Nick Farrell / Tech Eye: Apple breaks promise, fails to fix iPhone 4
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Apple Confirms Proximity Problems Not Yet Fixed
Tricia Duryee / mocoNews:
Clearwire Launches ‘Rover,’ Offering Daily, Weekly Or Monthly Plans — Clearwire (NSDQ: CLWR) has unveiled a new “pay as you go” service, called Rover, that will target the youth-oriented segment. The unlimited 4G service costs $5 a day, $20 a week or $50 a month.
Discussion: SlashGear, GigaOMGigaOM, CNET News and IntoMobile
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOMGigaOM: Clearwire Sicks Rover Prepaid Broadband on Competitors
Marguerite Reardon / CNET News: Clearwire launches Rover pay-as-you-go 4G service
Ross Dawson / Trends in the Living Networks:
Flipboard and Paper.li: Social news curation hits the tipping point — Flipboard and Paper.li are two of the hottest properties in media today. Over the last six weeks they have taken social news curation to a new level. This will undoubtedly soon spawn hordes of competitors …
Discussion: NevilleHobson.com, more at Mediagazer »
Dick Craddock / The Windows Blog:
Hotmail now supports push email, calendar, and contacts with Exchange ActiveSync — Hotmail is making it easier for you to stay up-to-date and be productive on your phone. Starting today, you can get your email, calendar, and contacts pushed automatically to your phone using Exchange ActiveSync (EAS).
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Google & AP Extend Long-Term Content Deal — After months of being without a long-term content deal, Google and the Associated Press have finally renewed their vows. Google will continue to host AP stories on Google News and have access to AP's news feeds without fear that the AP will make legal claims against the company.
Discussion: CNET News, paidContent and The Next Web, more at Mediagazer »
Tom Krazit / CNET News: Google, AP reach deal for Google News content
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Google News Renews Deal To Host AP Stories
Chad Catacchio / The Next Web: Google and the Associated Press renew licensing deal