Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Steve Jobs on Why Facebook Is Not Part of Apple's New Ping Music Social Network: “Onerous Terms” — Yesterday, at the Apple music event in San Francisco, I had a short chat with Apple CEO Steve Jobs as he strolled through the demo room for the media, just after he had announced various updates for the iPod, Apple TV and iTunes onstage.
Discussion: CNET News, Macworld, eMarketer and Blog Posts, Computerworld, Silicon Alley Insider, AppleInsider, ReadWriteWeb, Engadget, GigaOM, Business Week, Telegraph, BuzzFeed, MacRumors, I4U News, Cult of Mac, The Next Web, Kevin Burton's NEW FeedBlog, Pulse2, Fast Company, Electricpig.co.uk, Gizmodo, everythingiCafe, Mashable!, Daring Fireball and Music Ally, more at Mediagazer »
Dan Moren / Macworld: iTunes TV rentals now available on Mac and PC
Noah Elkin / eMarketer and Blog Posts: Apple Sees the Future and It's Social, Mobile and (Surprise) TV
Jay Yarow / Silicon Alley Insider: Apple's Ping Social Network Is Actually Good, And It Has Huge Potential
Nilay Patel / Engadget: Why did Apple take Facebook Connect out of Ping?
Peter Burrows / Business Week: Don't Rule Out Apple Ruling Your Living Room
Claudine Beaumont / Telegraph: Facebook's Apple Ping demands were ‘too onerous’, says Jobs
Giles Turnbull / Cult of Mac: iTunes Ping And Facebook: What's Going On?
Jeff Cormier / The Next Web: Tip: Finding your Ping profile URL
Burtonator / Kevin Burton's NEW FeedBlog: Facebook and Ping - this is WHY we need an open social web.
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Steve Jobs: Facebook Had “Onerous Terms” For Ping Partnership
Dan Frommer / Gizmodo: If Apple Can't Deal With Facebook's “Onerous” …
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Where's Ping's Facebook Integration?
Stuart Dredge / Music Ally: Hey, what happened to Facebook Connect in Apple's Ping?
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
iTunes Ping And Facebook Were Friends Yesterday. And I'm Still Connected. — There seems to be some confusion out there right now about iTunes Ping, Apple's new music social network, and Facebook. Some people seem to think it was never a part of iTunes, that Apple decided against connecting …
Discussion: Inside Facebook
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider:
If Apple Can't Deal With Facebook's “Onerous” …
If Apple Can't Deal With Facebook's “Onerous” …
Discussion: BetaNews, BoomTown, CallingAllGeeks, MediaMemo, Computerworld, Softpedia News and Salon
Joe Wilcox / BetaNews: Why can't Apple's Ping sing?
Jonny Evans / Computerworld: Apple's Ping ain't no ‘Facebook killer’
Dan Gillmor / Salon: Apple's media empire expands
Leland Rechis / Twitter Blog:
Twitter for iPad: Sharing content in Tweets — People are increasingly sharing different types of information on Twitter. For example, Tweets point to web pages, photos, videos, hashtags, people, check-ins, and more. Exploring Tweets is a great way to discover new and interesting information.
Discussion: VentureBeat, The Register, ReadWriteWeb, jkOnTheRun, MediaPost, Mashable!, line of site, Gizmodo, CallingAllGeeks, PC World, VatorNews, Redmond Pie, GigaOM, The Blog Herald, AppShopper.com, Twitterrati, Techland, Erictric, Phone Arena, SlashGear, Cult of Mac, PadGadget, TheAppleBlog, Bits, BoomTown, everythingiCafe, TUAW, App Advice and Twittercism
Sid Yadav / VentureBeat: Twitter's new iPad app — smooth as butter
Cade Metz / The Register: Twitter tightens grip on own firehose
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb: Twitter's New iPad App Shines, but Isn't Perfect
James Kendrick / jkOnTheRun: Twitter for iPad Review: Ahead of the Pack
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: Stream Demon: Twitter Hits iPad
Jolie O'Dell / Mashable!: Twitter Launches Official iPad App
WhizTechy / CallingAllGeeks: Download Official Twitter App for iPad
Katie Gatto / VatorNews: Twitter app officially launches on the iPad
Liz Gannes / GigaOM: Twitter Launches iPad App With Focus on Consumption
Darnell Clayton / The Blog Herald: Will Twitter For iPad Kill Off Tweet Developers?
Mark Evans / Twitterrati: Twitter on the iPad: Sweetness
Michelle Castillo / Techland: We can't believe it took this long, but Twitter finally launched …
Eric Calouro / Erictric: Twitter Launches for iPad
Shane McGlaun / SlashGear: Twitter lands on iPad
Darrell Etherington / TheAppleBlog: Twitter App Updated for iPad
Claire Cain Miller / Bits: Twitter App for iPad Puts New Focus on Design
Kara Swisher / BoomTown: Twitter for the iPad Says Hello!
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Twitter Officially Comes To The iPad
TJ Luoma / TUAW: Official Twitter app updated for iPad
Sheamus / Twittercism: Twitter Launches Twitter For iPad
Nilay Patel / Engadget:
Twitter for iPad review — It's no secret that Twitter for iPhone (née Tweetie) is often regarded as the gold standard for mobile apps — it blends functionality, performance, and usability together with a dash of playful quirkiness that works so well Twitter just bought the app and hired developer Loren Brichter back in April.
Discussion: Gadget Lab, IntoMobile, Telegraph, Silicon Alley Insider, Softpedia News, iPhone Hacks and The Equity Kicker
Kelly Hodgkins / IntoMobile: Hands-on with the Official Twitter application for the iPad
Milo Yiannopoulos / Telegraph: Twitter for iPad: Review
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider: Twitter For iPad Is Here, And It's Awesome
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog:
Ranking the digital living room barbarians: Netflix rules; Apple, Google others likely to struggle — Apple is trying again with Apple TV in an attempt to be the center of the digital living room. The concept isn't new since Google, Microsoft, Netflix, Amazon and others are also targeting your living room.
Discussion: VentureBeat, MediaPost, Fortune, GMSV, Technologizer, ZDNet and Computerworld, more at Mediagazer »
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Why didn't Apple launch its own TV? That will be its next step
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: Analysts weigh in on the new Apple TV
Levi Sumagaysay / GMSV: Once again, it's Apple against the world
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Your Apple Music Event Predictions: The Upshot
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Ping Averts Its Gaze: Apple's New Social Network Doesn't Really Want to Know Much About You — Steve Jobs says Ping is supposed to be a “social music discovery” service: You share your musical taste with friends and vice versa. But if you really want to share, you're going to find it harder than you think.
Discussion: blogs.telegraph.co.uk and BoomTown
Shane Richmond / blogs.telegraph.co.uk: Apple's Ping pongs a bit right now
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Why Ping Is the Future of Social Commerce
Why Ping Is the Future of Social Commerce
Discussion: CNET News, eWeek, PC World, MediaPost, Computerworld, Mashable!, Digital Daily, broadstuff, Adotas, GottaBeMobile, Apple, iLounge, TUAW, Seeking Alpha, blogs.chron.com, OurielOhayon, chrisbrogan.com and Cartoon Barry Blog
Matt Rosoff / CNET News: Apple's Ping seems half-baked at launch
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Desktops and Notebooks: Apple TV, iOS Updates, iPods, Ping Show Company Direction
Ian Paul / PC World: Ping on iTunes - Not So Hot
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: 'Ping'-Pong: Pundits Split On Apple Endeavor
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Millions and Billions: Apple's Music Event by the Numbers
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: The Cash Machine that goes Ping!
Gavin Dunaway / Adotas: Ping a Threat to Other Social Networks?
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile: Apple's Ping Social Service Will Continue the Decline of Music
Jason Roth / Apple: Apple Introduces iTunes 10 With Ping
Jeremy Horwitz / iLounge: iTunes Ping goes live on iOS 4, not yet iPad
Dave Caolo / TUAW: iTunes 101: How to set up Ping
Richard MacManus / ReadWriteWeb:
Ping: First Look at the iTunes Social Network
Ping: First Look at the iTunes Social Network
Discussion: VatorNews, Ars Technica, PC World, Scripting News, The Apple Core Blog, App Advice and Stowe Boyd
Katie Gatto / VatorNews: Apple's Ping - basically iTunes meets Twitter
Jacqui Cheng / Ars Technica: Hands-on with iTunes Ping, sans Facebook Connect
Jared Newman / PC World: Five Reasons I Won't Be Using Ping
Dave Winer / Scripting News: Ping: It's even worse than it appeared
Jason D. O'Grady / The Apple Core Blog: iTunes 10 bug: wacky Sonix SN9C201 WebCam plug-in error (updated 2x)
Bryan Wolfe / App Advice: Apple Relaunches iOS Gaming Site
Samsung's Galaxy Tab Runs Froyo, Has Flash and Measures 7-Inches — It was possibly the worst-kept secret in tablet-land (more so than the iPad), but the final specs have now been revealed for the Samsung Galaxy Tab. It'll run Android 2.2 (Froyo) and comes in a 7-inch flavor—for now.
Discussion: Computerworld, Inquirer, Reuters, TechCrunch, IntoMobile, Mashable!, VentureBeat, mocoNews, Digits, Guardian, Electronista, PC World, The Toybox Blog, Unwired View, Softpedia News, Electricpig.co.uk, EuroDroid, Ars Technica, BBC, Droid Life, PC Magazine, Android and Me, Pulse2, Boy Genius Report, Guardian, Android Phone Fans, SlashGear, Telegraph, Black Web 2.0, I4U News, FierceWireless, Go Rumors and Obsessable
Mikael Ricknäs / Computerworld: Toshiba joins tablet race with Folio 100
Rob Coppinger / Inquirer: Samsung reveals all on Galaxy Tab tablet
Tarmo Virki / Reuters: Samsung says to focus on Android, bada software
Nicholas Deleon / TechCrunch: Hands-on Video With The Samsung Galaxy Tab (Spoiler: Wow)
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Samsung Officially Unveils Galaxy Tab
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Details emerge on Samsung's Galaxy Tab Android tablet, still no release date
Roger Cheng / Digits: Samsung Introduces Its iPad Rival
Harry McCracken / PC World: Samsung's Galaxy Tab is Official
Jennifer Allan / Electricpig.co.uk: Samsung Galaxy Tab hands on: photos and first impressions!
Sascha Segan / PC Magazine: Samsung Introduces Galaxy Tab
Taylor Wimberly / Android and Me: Hands-on the Samsung Galaxy Tab Android tablet
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: The Samsung Galaxy Tab Has Flash and Runs On Android Froyo
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: Samsung confirms Honeycomb as name of Android 3.5, more Tab models due
Graeme Wearden / Guardian: Samsung launches Galaxy Tab
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Android 3.5 (Honeycomb) to be on Samsung's Next Generation of Tablets in 2011
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Samsung Galaxy Tab makes official debut: due September 2010
Matt Warman / Telegraph: IFA 2010: Samsung launches Galaxy Tab iPad rival
Rahsheen / Black Web 2.0: Samsung Galaxy Tab Exceeds Expectations
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Samsung Galaxy Tab Hands-on Preview
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless: Samsung unveils GalaxyTab Android tablet
Anand Srinivasan / Go Rumors: Samsung Galaxy Tab Features & Launch Announced
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: Samsung officially unveils Galaxy Tab Android tablet
Paul Miller / Engadget:
Samsung Galaxy Tab preview — After a week of painful teasing, Samsung has come clean about its Galaxy Tab 7-inch Android tablet. We got the nitty gritty specs, along with some quality time with the device, and we like what we're seeing on both fronts. Follow along after the break …
Discussion: SlashGear, TechRadar.com, galaxytab.samsungmobile.com, ongoing, ReadWriteWeb, Android Central, Gizmodo, blogs.ft.com, PhoneDog.com, Cult of Mac, jkOnTheRun, InformationWeek, Daring Fireball, DailyTech, jkkmobile, Androinica, Liliputing, I4U News, IntoMobile, Mobile Industry Review, Samsung Hub, Digital Trends, GottaBeMobile, dailywireless.org and MobileBurn.com
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Samsung Galaxy Tab hands-on [Video]
Gareth Beavis / TechRadar.com: Samsung planning Android Honeycomb tablet next year
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb: Tablet Computers Will Thrive Because They Are Shareable
Dieter Bohn / Android Central: Samsung Galaxy Tab Hands On! [Video]
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: A Quick Look at Samsung's Galaxy Tab Shows It's a Lot Better Than I Expected
Tim Bradshaw / blogs.ft.com: Samsung Galaxy Tab: first impressions
Alex Wagner / PhoneDog.com: Samsung exec says Android Honeycomb tablet is coming
Eli Milchman / Cult of Mac: Samsung Reveals Half-Pint iPad, The Galaxy Tab
James Kendrick / jkOnTheRun: Will Tablet Apps Fragment the Android Market?
Eric Zeman / InformationWeek: Samsung Intros 7-Inch Galaxy Tab With Froyo
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Tim Bray on the Samsung Galaxy Tab
Jason Mick / DailyTech: Samsung Galaxy Tab Android Tablet Gets Official
Brad Linder / Liliputing: Samsung launches Galaxy Tab Android tablet
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Samsung Galaxy Tab Details unveiled at IFA 2010
Kunal / Samsung Hub: Galaxy Tab Accessories
Geoff Duncan / Digital Trends: Samsung Takes on the iPad with 7-inch Galaxy Tab
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile: Samsung Finally Releases the Galaxy Tab
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: Samsung, Toshiba Tablets Announced
Michelle Ruhfass / MobileBurn.com: Toshiba introduces Android-powered Folio 100 tablet
Seth Weintraub / Fortune:
Google responds to Steve Jobs' activation counting accusations — At the Apple Event today, Steve Jobs slipped some jabs Google's way but also lauded AppleTV's ability to play YouTube. — There is not much news for Google watchers at Apple events these days and what there is is usually bad.
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: QOTD: Dear Steve: We Don't Fudge Numbers and We're Not Your Friend
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: Google refutes Apple's activation innuendo
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Google Responds to Steve Jobs's Android Activation Jab
Suzanne Choney / msnbc.com: Google challenges Jobs over activation numbers
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider: Google To Steve Jobs: No, We Aren't Lying About Android Activations …
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Google: “Hey Jobs, We Aren't Counting Upgrades in Our Activation Numbers”
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: Apple vs. Google Part Deux: Social Networks And The “Battle For The Living Room”
Sean Hollister / Engadget: Jobs suggests that competitors' device activation tallies …
Declan McCullagh / CNET News:
Twitter plans to record all links clicked — By the end of the year, Twitter expects to be recording and analyzing every link users click on when using its Web site or any of the thousands of third-party microblogging apps. — An e-mail announcement Wednesday night said “all users” …
Discussion: MediaPost, Silicon Alley Insider, SocialTimes.com, Off On A Tangent, UMBC ebiquity, Between the Lines Blog and SelectStart
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: Twitter To Track All Clicks
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider: Wow—Is This Twitter's Lame-Ass Way To Deflect Blame For Breaking …
Neil Vidyarthi / SocialTimes.com: Twitter Makes Changes to Apps, URL Wrapping
Steve Garfield / Off On A Tangent: Breaking: Twitter Breaks Tweets with URL Shortener
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: Twitter's link logging, URL shortening should bolster its analytics
Oliver Chiang / SelectStart: Twitter To Roll Out URL Shortener To All By End Of Year
James Ledbetter / Slate:
Why is everyone always writing off Netflix? — People who think and write about technology companies for a living are prone to be wrong now and again. Try to find, for example, veteran analysts or journalists who haven't at some point made a claim about Apple that they didn't later regret.
Agence France Presse:
Walkman outsells iPod in Japan for first time — TOKYO — In a rare victory for Sony over arch-rival Apple, the Walkman portable music player outsold the iPod in Japan in monthly sales for the first time in August, a survey showed Thursday. — Sony's share of the Japanese market …
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: Report: Walkman Outsells iPod (In Japan)
Paul Miller / Engadget:
Toshiba Folio 100 goes official, lands in Q4 — If Samsung's Galaxy Tab reads like a how-to for making a decent Android tablet, Toshiba's Folio 100 seems to serve an opposite purpose (starting with that unfortunate name), which is disappointing for a company like Toshiba.
Discussion: Inquirer, Techland, AndroidGuys, The Toybox Blog, Gizmodo, SlashGear, Androinica, jkkmobile, Electronista, GottaBeMobile, Liliputing and netbooknews.com
Rob Coppinger / Inquirer: Toshiba announces its Folio 100 tablet
Scott Webster / AndroidGuys: Toshiba Folio 100 Announced
Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo: Toshiba Folio Android Tablet Official Details
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Toshiba Folio 100 hands-on [Video]
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile: Toshiba Folio 100 Tablet/Slate on Video
Brad Linder / Liliputing: Toshiba Folio 100 Android tablet breaks cover
Peter Cartwright / netbooknews.com: Toshiba Folio 100 Tablet Debuts - IFA 2010
John Boitnott / VentureBeat:
Reddit ‘excited’ about chance to eat Digg's lunch — For a long time now, Digg has been the king of technology news aggregation. Tech fans liked the way they could rate their favorite tech stories highly, and see links to those rise to the top of the site's home page.
Discussion: MediaPost, ReadWriteWeb and Download Squad, Thanks:jboitnott
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: Report: Reddit Ready To Defeat Digg
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb: Reddit to Mainstream Media: We Ain't “Small” [Infographic]
Sebastian Anthony / Download Squad: Digg exposes its monthly website traffic — turns out Reddit might be bigger
Michael Oryl / Mobile Burn:
Verizon offers unlimited and 25MB pre-paid data plans — Today Verizon Wireless introduced new 3G data plans for its pre-paid users. Two plans are now available to pre-paid customers: a month of unlimited data for $30, or 25MB of data in a month for $10 (with $.20/MB overage charge).
Discussion: mocoNews, Verizon, Android Phone Fans and MobileCrunch
Tricia Duryee / mocoNews: Verizon Wireless Offers Very First Prepaid Smartphone Data Plans
Kevin Krause / Android Phone Fans: Verizon Announces Pre-Paid Data Plans for 3G Smartphones including Entire Droid Line
Dave Freeman / MobileCrunch: Verizon Offering Unlimited and 25MB Pre-Paid Data Plans
Leena Rao / TechCrunchIT:
Dell Withdraws From 3PAR Bidding War, HP Wins With $2.4B Offer — It looks like the bidding war for 3PAR could be over. Dell has just issued a release indicating that it will not increase its most recent $2 billion proposal to acquire 3PAR, and the company's has ended acquisition talks for the data storage company.
Chris O'Brien / SiliconBeat: CEO and venture firms win big in 3PAR bidding
Lawrence Latif / Inquirer: HP finally beats Dell for 3Par
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: Dell walks away: HP wins 3Par for $2.4 billion
Gautham Nagesh / Hillicon Valley: HP wins bidding war over 3PAR
Chris Preimesberger / eWeek: Dell Surrenders: HP Gets 3PAR for More than $2 Billion
Andrea Petrou / TechEye: Dell backs out of 3PAR bidding war
Chris Mellor / The Register: Dell throws in 3PAR towel
Quin Street Corporation / internetnews.com: HP Emerges Victor in 3PAR Bidding War
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: HP Wins Bid For 3PAR After Dell Backs Out
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Dell withdraws as HP offers $2.4 billion for data-storage company 3Par
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Dell Flees Bidding War; HP Wins 3Par for $2.4 billion
Om Malik / Structure Blog: HP Will Pay $2.4 Billion for 3PAR
Nancy Gohring / PC World: 3Par Faces Lawsuit as Bidding War Continues
David Pogue / Pogue's Posts:
Laptops Look Like Racecars — and Not in a Good Way — At a meeting with Advanced Micro Devices the other day, representatives talked to me about chip sets and clock speeds, of discrete graphics and die sizes. But in passing, they mentioned an additional company initiative that really perked me up: laptop stickers.
Matthew Humphries / Geek.com: AMD switching to easy peel-off laptop stickers
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
About Those 99-Cent TV Episodes Being Sold On Amazon ... If you want to own Glee episodes at a cut-rate price, better get your Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) downloads fast. The e-tailer is countering Apple's 99-cent rentals from ABC (NYSE: DIS) and Fox by selling some TV episodes at a loss.
Discussion: Neowin.net, Wall Street Journal, VideoNuze, Gizmodo, everythingiCafe, I4U News and Apple, more at Mediagazer »
Alan Cone / Neowin.net: Amazon offering TV episodes for 99 cents
Will Richmond / VideoNuze: Putting Premium Content Within an Arm's Length of Desire
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Is Amazon Making a Loss on Its 99-Cent Downloads to Counteract Apple's Rentals?
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Amazon Undercuts Apple With 99-Cent Show Purchases
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Amazon offers TV Shows for 99 Cents to Own not to Rent
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
September Surprise: AOL Re-Ups and Expands Search Agreement With Google — In a surprisingly quick and even stealthy move, AOL has renewed and expanded its search agreement with Google, even though many had expected there to be more-competitive bidding throughout the fall to win the deal.
Discussion: paidContent, MediaPost, VentureBeat, GigaOM, Business Wire, Silicon Alley Insider, Computerworld, ReadWriteWeb, Softpedia News, NewTeeVee, Pulse2, CNET News, Digital Trends, Adotas, Fortune, VatorNews, Mashable!, TechCrunch, Search Engine Land, ZDNet and The Register, more at Mediagazer »
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: A Change In Approach? Microsoft Chooses Not To Buy Search Share
Laurie Sullivan / MediaPost: AOL's Mobile And Video Push Powers Google Search Deal
Matthew Lynley / VentureBeat: AOL and Google renew search deal as Bing creeps up
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: AOL vs. Yahoo: A Tale of Two Search Deals
Nicholas Carlson / Silicon Alley Insider: Armstrong Says AOL's Pile Of Cash Is Up To $600 Million
Grant Gross / Computerworld: Google, AOL renew long-term partnership
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb: Google and AOL Renew Search Agreement for Another 5 Years
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee: New Search Deal Brings AOL Videos To YouTube
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: AOL Renews Search Deal With Google
Don Reisinger / CNET News: Google and AOL renew their partnership
Geoff Duncan / Digital Trends: Google and AOL Ink Five-Year Search Deal
Gavin Dunaway / Adotas: AOL Renews Its Google Vows
Seth Weintraub / Fortune: AOL and Google re-up for 5 years (eternity)
Lauren Indvik / Mashable!: Morning Brief: iTunes 10 & Ping Now Live, Samsung Unveils Tablet, Twitter's iPad App
Leena Rao / TechCrunch: AOL And Google Renew Search Deal For 5 Years, Expand Partnership To Mobile, YouTube
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land: AOL Extends Google Search Deal: 5 More Years
Larry Dignan / ZDNet: Google, AOL renew search deal, add mobile, YouTube
Kelly Fiveash / The Register: AOL goes soul-searching with Google in 5-year deal
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
On Its Second Birthday, Google Chrome Officially Hits Version 6 — Ever since it became stable enough to use on a day-to-day basis on a Mac last year, Google Chrome has been my browser of choice. Other browsers have been adding some nice features — but Chrome keeps adding them faster.
Brian Rakowski / The Official Google Blog: Back to the future: two years of Google Chrome
Alex Chitu / Google Operating System: What's New in Google Chrome 6?
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb: Google Chrome Turns 2 with Version 6 Release
Lee Mathews / Download Squad: Google Chrome 6 goes stable, 2nd birthday celebration brings extension …
Clint Boulton / eWeek: Google Chrome Turns 2, Chrome 6 Hits Stable Channel
Stephen Shankland / CNET News: Two years on, Chrome reshapes browser market
Vygantas Lipskas / Web Browsers: Google Chrome is 2 Years Old
Yvonne Bell / Search Engine Journal: Happy 2nd Birthday, Google Chrome!
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Google Sued Over Nexus One 3G Connectivity Problems, Misleading Claims — On Tuesday, Google was slapped with a breach of contract class action lawsuit alleging that its Nexus One smartphone failed to maintain 3G connectivity and that the Mountain View company not only made misleading claims …
Discussion: Pulse2, Android Phone Fans, TechEye, IntoMobile and Inquirer
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Nathan Nabors Suing Google For Nexus One 3G Issues
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Google Being Sued Over Nexus One Issues
Andrea Petrou / TechEye: Google slapped with a lawsuit over Nexus One 3G connectivity
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Google slapped with Nexus One 3G reception lawsuit
Lawrence Latif / Inquirer: Google sued over Nexus One 3G claims
Peter Parkes / The Big Blog:
Make group video calls with up to 10 people with the new beta version of Skype for Windows — Today we've released an update to Skype for Windows. The second beta of Skype 5.0 brings a number of changes both outside and in - most importantly, you can now make group video calls with up to 10 people.
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb and Startup Meme
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb: Skype Doubles Down with 10-Person Video Chat
Sardar Mohkim Khan / Startup Meme: 10 Way Video Calling Comes To Skype
Ryan Paul / Ars Technica:
Compromising Twitter's OAuth security system — Twitter officially disabled Basic authentication this week, the final step in the company's transition to mandatory OAuth authentication. Sadly, Twitter's extremely poor implementation of the OAuth standard offers a textbook example of how to do it wrong.