Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
AngelGate: Chris Sacca Responds To Ron Conway — Quick summary of “AngelGate” to date: — A Blogger Walks Into A Bar — Dave McClure Gets Mad — Dave McClure Gets Really Mad — Ron Conway Goes Nuclear — Ron Conway Clarifies — As I said the other day, there would be more private emails getting published.
Discussion: Andy Beard
Andy Beard / Niche Marketing: I Wish I Hadn't Invested In Crunchpad
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Ron Conway Would Like To Clarify His Nuclear Attack On Fellow Angels
Ron Conway Would Like To Clarify His Nuclear Attack On Fellow Angels
Charlie Savage / New York Times:
U.S. Is Working to Ease Wiretaps on the Internet — WASHINGTON — Federal law enforcement and national security officials are preparing to seek sweeping new regulations for the Internet, arguing that their ability to wiretap criminal and terrorism suspects is “going dark” …
Discussion: CNET News, Between the Lines Blog, DSLreports, Hillicon Valley, Security Watch, THINQ.co.uk, VentureBeat and CloudAve
Declan McCullagh / CNET News: Report: Feds to push for Net encryption backdoors
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: Ready for the Facebook, Skype wiretap?
Larry Seltzer / Security Watch: US Government Seeking New Internet Wiretap Regulations
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Feds want to expand wiretapping to include mobile email and social networks
Krishnan Subramanian / CloudAve: Cloud Vendors Push US Congress For More Data Protection
Bryan Jacobs / Gizmodo:
How Shazam Works To Identify (Nearly) Every Song You Throw At It — Many of us are prone to using the Shazam music-identification service whenever we encounter unfamiliar songs. After all, it's just so easy to whip out our phones, open an app, and know everything about a mystery song in seconds.
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Study Finds That Apple Dominates Tech News — A new study confirms what some in the technology industry have long sensed: that Apple commands an inordinate amount of the media's attention. A yearlong look at technology news coverage by the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence …
Discussion: blogs.chron.com, PC World, Digital Daily, Search Engine Land, Journalism.org, 9 to 5 Mac, Neowin.net, Mashable!, Guardian, FM Blog and ZDNet, more at Mediagazer »
Daniel Ionescu / PC World: Apple Draws Media Love, Microsoft Withers
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: This Just in From the N.S. Sherlock Institute for the Bleeding …
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: Study: Apple Gets More Positive Ink Than Google
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Why oh why does Apple get so much news coverage?
Tzvi Friedman / Neowin.net: Apple gets the most headlines, Pew study shows
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Tech News Outlets Love Covering Apple, And Here's Why
Jemima Kiss / Guardian: Research: Apple dominates tech coverage
John Battelle / FM Blog: Monday Signal: This Is Only An Eye Test
Olga Kharif / Business Week:
Apple Threatens Search Giants' Mobile Ad Shares — Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo! have swiftly lost share in the U.S. mobile advertising market to Apple's new iAd. Independent rivals such as Jumptap and Millennial Media are gaining, too — Apple (AAPL) may be gaining share …
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, AppleInsider, MacRumors, Fortune, Internet2Go, Cult of Mac, FierceMobileContent and TechEye
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: Apple is grabbing mobile ad share from Google, Yahoo, Microsoft and Nokia
Greg Sterling / Internet2Go: Is Apple Winning or Losing with iAd?
Jason Ankeny / FierceMobileContent: Apple's mobile ad market share surges as Google, Microsoft decline
Nick Farrell / TechEye: Apple giving ad leaders a kicking
Kevin J. O'Brien / New York Times:
Nokia's Bureaucracy Stifled Innovation, Ex-Managers Say — BERLIN — A few years before Apple introduced the iPhone in early 2007, the prototype of an Internet-ready, touch-screen handset with a large display made the rounds among upper management at Nokia.
Discussion: Internet2Go, Reuters, Stowe Boyd, Digital Daily, LAPTOP Mag, THINQ.co.uk, Phone Arena, SlashGear, asymco, IntoMobile, The Huffington Post, The Nokia Blog and Gizmodo
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: QOTD: A Touch Screen Phone? Feh.
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Nokia's pre-emptive iPhone alternative axed in 2004 claims frustrated ex-manager
Horace Dediu / asymco: NYT blames yet another culprit: Nokia's Culture of Complacency
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Former Nokia Manager: My team submitted 500 user interface …
Mark Guim / The Nokia Blog: Former Employees Say Nokia's Bureaucratic Culture is New CEO's Biggest Hurdle
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Hindsight is a Killer, Especially at Nokia
Paul Thurrott / Windows Phone Secrets:
Windows Phone US launch is November 8 — I mentioned on this week's Windows Weekly podcast that the October 11 date people have been tossing around for the Windows Phone launch was incorrect. (Microsoft is holding an annual event in NYC on that day, but it's unrelated to Windows Phone.)
Discussion: Telegraph, PC World, Silicon Alley Insider, VatorNews, Inquirer, IntoMobile, Newlaunches.com, SuperSite Blog, TechSpot, Softpedia News, Electronista, WMExperts, MobileTechWorld, SlashGear, Ubergizmo, TG Daily, MobileCrunch, The Next Web, Erictric, Rev2.org, Gadgetell, Electricpig.co.uk, Go Rumors, WMPoweruser.com, The Tech Herald … and Neowin.net, Thanks:rawmeet
Shane Richmond / Telegraph: Microsoft Windows 7 Phone ‘to be released on October 21’
Jay Yarow / Silicon Alley Insider: First Windows Phone 7 Ads Tell You To Stop Using Your Phone So Much
Faith Merino / VatorNews: Windows Phone 7 available Nov. 8?
Nick Farrell / Inquirer: Windows Phone 7 will launch in November
Kelly Hodgkins / IntoMobile: Windows Phone 7 to launch in the US on November 8th, in Europe on October 21st?
Emil Protalinski / TechSpot: Windows Phone 7 ads, launch dates trickle out
Simon Chester / MobileCrunch: Windows Phone 7 to be shipping Nov 8 in the US
Manan Kakkar / The Next Web: Windows Phone 7 US Launch Is November 8?
Bertrand Vasquez / Erictric: Windows Phone 7 to Launch on October 21
Craig Agranoff / Rev2.org: Windows Phone 7 US Launch Date Is..
Robert Nelson / Gadgetell: Windows Phone 7 rumored for a November 8th launch in the US
Anand Srinivasan / Go Rumors: Windows Phone 7 Launch In USA Scheduled For November 8?
Steven Mostyn / The Tech Herald Technology News: Rumour: Windows Phone 7 handsets to hit retail on October 21
David Kirkpatrick / Washington Post:
Five myths about Facebook — Movies often have Web sites, but it's not so often that Web sites have movies. Facebook, of course, is not just any Web site; in the 6 1/2 years since founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg started the social networking service in his Harvard dorm room …
Ryan Kim / GigaOM:
Where is the Next Great Smartphone from Palm and HP? — It's been about three months since HP finalized its $1.2 billion acquisition of Palm, and there's obviously some digesting and transitioning going on. — But the growing question is: When are we going to see some new webOS handset hardware from HP and Palm?
Serkan Toto / CrunchGear:
Galapagos: Sharp Announces 5.5-Inch And 10.8-Inch Android Tablets (Video) — It took them a while, but now it seems Sharp is serious about entering the e-book and tablet business. The company announced “Galapagos"in Tokyo today [press release in English], with Galapagos being the (terrible) …
Discussion: Computerworld, Inquirer, VatorNews, SHARP World Index, The Digital Reader, Gadget Lab, Liliputing, GottaBeMobile, Geek.com, Go Rumors, Engadget, Pocket-lint, SlashGear, Softpedia News, Ubergizmo, MacNN and Bloomberg
Tony Bradley / Computerworld: Sharp Galapagos Android Devices to Enter Tablet Fray
Spencer Dalziel / Inquirer: Sharp touts its e-readers
Katie Gatto / VatorNews: What you need to know — Sharp to launch an e-book …
Nate the great / The Digital Reader: Sharp to launch ebookstore in Japan
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: Sharp E-Readers Are Stealth Android Tablets
Brad Linder / Liliputing: Sharp introduces two new Android powered eBook readers
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile: Sharp Enters the Android Tablet Game with Galapagos
John Brownlee / Geek.com: Sharp announces 5.5 and 10.8 inch Galapagos Android tablets
Stephaine Larsson / Go Rumors: Sharp Galapagos Tablet Features Revealed During Launch
Paul Lamkin / Pocket-lint: Sharp begins ebook evolution with Galapagos
Mariko Yasu / Bloomberg: Sharp to Offer E-Book Store Service Starting December
Sean Hollister / Engadget:
Apple granted patent for handheld that recognizes your hands — You could probably fill a book with Apple patent applications that never amounted to anything, but here's one that's at least been granted — a “handheld device” that uses capacitive sensors to recognize your identity …
Discussion: App Advice and Techie Buzz
Benny Evangelista / San Francisco Chronicle:
Techmeme keeps up with lighting-fast tech news — In the five years since Gabe Rivera founded Techmeme, the speed and volume of technology news has increased dramatically. — And that's helped the San Francisco firm's website become the go-to place for the technorati.
Verne G. Kopytoff / New York Times:
Shifting Online, Netflix Faces New Competition — SAN FRANCISCO — Even though Netflix's arch rival Blockbuster has filed for bankruptcy protection, the victory lap will have to wait. The company that filled American mailboxes with red envelopes containing DVDs is already fighting the next war.
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
The real-time curation wars (exclusive first look at Curated.by) — Back in March I wrote a post about the seven needs of real-time curators. Over the next week or so no less than three companies are shipping services that will fulfill that dream with tools that comply with all seven needs.
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Exclusive: Chegg Raises $75 Million in Additional Funding From Asian Firm — Chegg, the online textbook rental service, has raised another $75 million from Asia-based Ace Limited, according to sources. — Ace seems to be non-existent on the Internet, although sources said it is a Hong Kong-based investment firm.
Discussion: TechCrunch, VatorNews and Softpedia News
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Salesforce Buys Enterprise Chat Startup Activa Live — It appears that Salesforce has just acquired enterprise chat startup Activa Live. We've confirmed the acquisition with Salesforce. — Activa Live develops Activa Live Chat, an enterprise, on-demand live chat software for customer service …
Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:
Judge puts hammer down on Hurt Locker P2P subpoena — A federal judge in South Dakota this week quashed a US Copyright Group subpoena targeting an ISP in his state. Why? Jurisdiction, and a fax machine. — Regional Internet service provider Midcontinent wasn't amused when it received …