Ryan Block / gdgt:
With Antennagate over, is Glassgate next for the iPhone 4? — Whether or not you've experienced the iPhone 4's famed death grip, or even believe it's a real phenomenon (and based on extensive personal experience I can assure you that it is), the whole Antennagate scandal undoubtedly left …
Discussion: CNN, Apple Gazette, GottaBeMobile, Thoughts from the Sidelines, Engadget, Electricpig.co.uk, App Advice, I4U News, TG Daily, Go Rumors, PC World, iClarified, AppleInsider, TheAppleBlog, Erictric, Phones Review, Neowin.net, Phone Arena, IntoMobile, Silicon Alley Insider, Hardware 2.0 Blog, Geek.com, Podcasting News, Cult of Mac, GeekSugar, iLounge, everythingiCafe and MacRumors, Thanks:atul
Josh Lowensohn / CNN: Report: iPhone's glass back giving Apple headaches
Kevin Whipps / Apple Gazette: GDGT: Glassgate is Next for the iPhone 4
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile: GlassGate: When Design Trumps Function?
Bryan Wolfe / App Advice: Report: Apple Now Worried About “Glassgate”
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Slide-on iPhone Cases can Cause the iPhone 4 Glass to break?
Emma Woollacott / TG Daily: Slide-on cases can crack iPhone glass
Anand Srinivasan / Go Rumors: iPhone 4 Cases Causing Rear Glass Pane To Crack?
Charles Jade / TheAppleBlog: Glass Backing Next iPhone 4 Controversy?
Bertrand Vasquez / Erictric: Apple Reportedly Afraid of Newly-Identified Shattering Issue on iPhone 4
Tom Warren / Neowin.net: Apple's latest iPhone 4 problem - Glassgate
Kelly Hodgkins / IntoMobile: Glassgate? Slide-on cases breaking the glass back panel of the iPhone 4
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0 Blog: Why do we spend so much money on cases and screen protectors?
Sal Cangeloso / Geek.com: Will Glassgate be the next problem to hit the iPhone 4?
James Lewin / Podcasting News: Did Antennagate Distract Us From A Bigger iPhone 4 Problem, Glassgate?
Leander Kahney / Cult of Mac: Are Slide-On Cases Cracking Your iPhone 4? [Take The Poll]
Kristen Hawley / GeekSugar: Uh-Oh, Is There Another iPhone 4 Design Flaw?
Charles Starrett / iLounge: Some iPhone 4 cases leading to cracked rear panels?
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Will Glassgate Be The Next Apple Scandal?
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Slide-On Cases Causing Cracked Glass on iPhone 4s?
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo:
iPhone 4 Design Flaw Could Lead to Epidemic of Cracked iPhones — When the iPhone 4 free bumper program finished a week ago, Antennagate ended. But Ryan Block reports that the iPhone engineering team has discovered another major design flaw that could lead another iPhone 4 scandal.
Discussion: TechEye, Geek News Central and Fonehome.co.uk
Nick Farrell / TechEye: iPhone 4 now cracking — Fruit themed toymaker.
Claire Atkinson / New York Post:
Apple is changing its tune on music subs — Apple is talking with the major record labels about a subscription music service that would give customers unlimited access to songs for a monthly fee, sources told The Post. Apple iTunes boss Eddy Cue was on the phone with music honchos as recently …
Discussion: MacRumors, Gizmodo, hypebot, SlashGear, Go Rumors, everythingiCafe and Reuters, more at Mediagazer »
Bruce Houghton / hypebot: Apple Plots iTunes Music Subscription Service And How To Stop Spotify
Stephaine Larsson / Go Rumors: iTunes Subscription Service For Unlimited Music Access Coming?
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Apple Reported To Be Rethinking Music Subscription
Mansi Dutta / Reuters: Apple in talks on fee-based music service: report
Greg Sandoval / CNET News:
Spotify crashes into Apple on way to U.S. — These are some swinging Swedes, the guys at Spotify. — Founded in Stockholm in 2006, Spotify has already conquered Europe's digital music scene with the help of a revolutionary desktop service and now desperately wants to make the jump to the United States.
Discussion: AppleInsider, The Register, TechEye, 9 to 5 Mac, MacRumors, ClickZ, TiPb, Music Ally, Electronista and Crave
Andrew Orlowski / The Register: Apple ‘puts the scares on Spotify’
Andrea Petrou / TechEye: Apple says Spotify must not launch in US
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple blocking Spotify in the US?
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Apple Trying to Torpedo Spotify's U.S. Launch?
Jack Marshall / ClickZ: Rivals Beat Apple to iAd-like Executions on iPad
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Is Apple trying to block Spotify streaming music in the US?
Kent German / Crave: The gadget blog: Samsung's Mesmerize is a stunner
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
AdobSoft? “Nonsense” on the Microsoft-Adobe Rumor (In Any Case, It'd More Likely Be GooDobe) — Investment bankers and stock markets can calm down-Microsoft and Adobe are not in talks about an acquisition. — Spurred by a story in the New York Times that Microsoft was eyeing …
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider, InformationWeek, Inquirer, The Register, asymco and Computerworld
Ed Hansberry / InformationWeek: Microsoft Considers Adobe Acquisition
Nick Farrell / Inquirer: Opera integrates Flash on mobile browsers
Gavin Clarke / The Register: Microsoft and Adobe talk acquisition and Apple
Horace Dediu / asymco: Adobe and Microsoft sitting in a tree
Preston Gralla / Computerworld: Three reasons Microsoft shouldn't buy Adobe
Nick Bilton / Bits:
What Did Microsoft and Adobe Chiefs Talk About? — Steven A. Ballmer, Microsoft's chief executive, recently showed up with a small entourage of deputies at Adobe's offices to hold a secret meeting with Adobe's chief executive, Shantanu Narayen. The meeting, which lasted more than an hour …
Discussion: Telegraph, PC World, InformationWeek, Inquirer, Computerworld, TechEye, FierceMobileContent, I4U News, The Register, Bloomberg, TechFlash, bizjournals, V3.co.uk, IntoMobile, CNET News, everythingiCafe, Tech Trader Daily, eWeek, AdExchanger.com, Electricpig, Network World, Engadget, Imaging Insider, All about Microsoft Blog, Datamation, paidContent, DailyTech, Mashable!, TiPb, SiliconANGLE, Digits, TechSpot, GigaOM, Gizmodo, VentureBeat, Google Android News …, The Next Web, Mercury News, Neowin.net, OSNews, Silicon Alley Insider, AppleInsider, 1001 Noisy Cameras, 9 to 5 Mac, Phones Review, Electronista, Digital Daily, Between the Lines Blog, Erictric and ITworld.com, Thanks:atul
Shane Richmond / Telegraph: Microsoft merger speculation boosts Adobe
Tony Bradley / PC World: Microsoft Can't Buy Adobe, It's Supposed to Buy RIM
Thomas Claburn / InformationWeek: Microsoft Said To Consider Adobe Acquisition
Nick Farrell / Inquirer: Ballmer wants to buy Adobe?
Nick Farrell / TechEye: Ballmer mulls buying Adobe
Kelly Fiveash / The Register: Microsoft, Adobe merger? Yeah, right
Khidr Suleman / V3.co.uk: Microsoft teams up with Adobe to battle Apple
Kara Swisher / CNET News: Sources say Microsoft-Adobe rumor ‘nonsense’
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Microsoft and Adobe Teaming Up, Targeting Apple?
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Microsoft, Adobe Talk Apple, Possible Merger: Report
Robert McMillan / Network World: Report: Microsoft, Adobe CEOs meet to discuss Apple
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft Blog: Microsoft buying Adobe? Call me highly skeptical
Quin Street Corporation / Datamation: What if Microsoft Bought Adobe?
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Is Microsoft Circling Adobe?
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Microsoft and Adobe holding secret anti-Apple meetings?
Steven Hodson / SiliconANGLE: Microsoft meeting with Adobe, acquisition one of the topics
Emil Protalinski / TechSpot: Microsoft and Adobe meet to discuss Apple, possible merger
Tyler Cunningham / Google Android News Android Forums: Rumors of merger between Adobe and Microsoft begin after CEOs hold secret meeting
Frank Michael Russell / Mercury News: Biz Break: Adobe stock skyrockets: Secret meeting by Apple ‘frenemies’?
Thom Holwerda / OSNews: NYT: Adobe, Microsoft Discussed Apple, Possible Acquisition
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Microsoft and Adobe ganging up to topple Apple?
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Report: Microsoft, Adobe Held Secret Summit on Apple and Mobile
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: Adobe-Microsoft meeting morphs to merger rumor
Bertrand Vasquez / Erictric: Adobe and Microsoft Executives Meet Up to Talk About Apple, Possible Merger
Chris Nerney / ITworld.com: Nothing like a rumor to kick-start a moribund tech stock
Boy Genius Report:
Samsung Galaxy Tab launching November 14th on Sprint for $399? — One of our Sprint sources just messaged us to let us know that the Sprint version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab is set to launch right around November 14. How about pricing? Well, we've also been told the 7-inch tablet will sell …
Discussion: Fortune, SlashGear, Phone Arena, CrunchGear, GottaBeMobile, Android Community, Softpedia News and Phones Review
Seth Weintraub / Fortune: Samsung Galaxy Tab gets a Sprint price and a US release date?
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Samsung Galaxy Tab hitting Sprint for $399 on November 14?
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile: BGR: Samsung Galaxy Tab Launching on Sprint Nov 14 Subsidized at $399?
Chris Davies / Android Community: Sprint Galaxy Tab to be $399 with 2yr agreement?
Wall Street Journal:
News Outlets Circle Samsung's Galaxy Tab — Several major news organizations are lining up behind a new tablet device from Samsung Electronics Co. built on Google Inc. software, in order to broaden mobile readership beyond owners of Apple Inc. popular iPad.
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo: Newspaper Publishers Still Hope Tablets Will Save Them
Todd Ogasawara / ThinkMobile: U.S. Newspapers Turning to Samsung Galaxy Tab as an Alternative to the iPad
Stuart Parmenter / The Mozilla Blog:
Firefox 4 Beta for Android and Maemo is Now Available — Our first Firefox 4 beta for mobile is now available to download and test. It's built on the same technology platform as Firefox for the desktop and optimized for browsing on a mobile phone. Firefox beta for mobile comes …
Discussion: Inquirer, Between the Lines Blog, Web Browsers, Computerworld, CNET News, Lifehacker, jkOnTheRun, Boy Genius Report, Ars Technica, Go Rumors, Pocket-lint, ReadWriteWeb, Startup Meme, Download Squad, ThinkMobile, MobileCrunch, IntoMobile, The Register, Gizmodo, Androidos.in, Erictric, Android Phone Fans, BetaNews, Neowin.net, Androinica, Phones Review, Electronista, Electricpig, AndroidGuys, Engadget, The Next Web and Ubergizmo
Lawrence Latif / Inquirer: Mozilla releases Firefox 4 beta for Android and Maemo
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: Android tablets, smartphones: Mozilla Firefox's best shot at mobile relevance
Vygantas Lipskas / Web Browsers: Firefox 4 Mobile Beta for Android and Maemo
Stephen Shankland / CNET News: Firefox for Android beta: A good first effort
Whitson Gordon / Lifehacker: Firefox Beta Available for Android and Maemo, Adds Sync …
James Kendrick / jkOnTheRun: Firefox for Android Beta Hands-on Review
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: Firefox beta now available for Android and Maemo devices
Anand Srinivasan / Go Rumors: Download Firefox For Android & Maemo Now
Paul Lamkin / Pocket-lint: Firefox 4 Beta all set for some Android action
Audrey Watters / ReadWriteWeb: Firefox 4 Beta for Android Now Available
Sardar Mohkim Khan / Startup Meme: Mozilla Releases Firefox 4 Beta 1 For Android: Take Your Browser Anywhere!
Erez Zukerman / Download Squad: Hands-on: Firefox 4 for Android is still very much Beta
Todd Ogasawara / ThinkMobile: Firefox 4 beta 1 for mobile Extremely Huge, Slow & Unstable
Simon Chester / MobileCrunch: Firefox for Android now available as Beta
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Mozilla releases Firefox 4 Mobile Beta 1 for Android and Maemo …
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Android and Maemo Phones Can Grab Beta Version of Firefox 4 Now
Gaurav Shukla / Androidos.in: Mozilla launches first beta of Firefox 4 Mobile; brings Sync & Multitouch
Bertrand Vasquez / Erictric: Firefox 4 Beta for Mobile Becomes Available for Android, Maemo
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: Fennec gets renamed Firefox 4 with latest beta update
Owen Williams / Neowin.net: Mozilla announces Firefox 4 beta for mobile
Andrew Kameka / Androinica: Firefox for Android now in beta
Scott Webster / AndroidGuys: Firefox 4 Beta Lands on Android
Chris Ziegler / Engadget: Firefox 4 for mobile goes beta on Android and Maemo
Chad Catacchio / The Next Web: [TNW United States] Firefox 4 Beta comes to Android, with pinch-to-zoom
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Man Who Somehow Failed To Delete Facebook Account Complains About New Feature — Wait a second. It seems that everyone is missing one key element of the latest faux-controversy about Facebook. What is Jason Calacanis doing back on Facebook? — Calacanis kicked off the latest bitching session today …
Discussion: The Jason Calacanis Weblog
Jason Calacanis / The Jason Calacanis Weblog: response for @parislemon on “why i still have a Facebook account”
Jason Calacanis / The Jason Calacanis Weblog:
Email I sent to Zuckerberg & Sheryl over “FORCE JOIN” Groups on Facebook
Email I sent to Zuckerberg & Sheryl over “FORCE JOIN” Groups on Facebook
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: Jason Calacanis Wasn't “Force-Joined” …
Robert McMillan / PC World: Facebook's New Groups Feature Worries Some
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: Top five Facebook Groups complaints
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch: Conspiracies, Privacy, Spam And NAMBLA: Facebook Groups Are Fun!
Josh Constine / Inside Facebook: Facebook Groups Spam and The Notifications Dilemma
Melissa Bell / BlogPost: Facebook groups: The good, the bad and the lots of e-mails
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: Facebook ‘Groups’ Hit With Inevitable Backlash, And The Tao Of Zuck
Liz Gannes / GigaOM: Zuckerberg: Keep the Talent Acquisitions Coming
Jessica Guynn / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Facebook's new ‘Groups’ feature stirs controversy
Teri Evans / Wall Street Journal:
No Free Stuff Here: At Angie's List, Members Pay — After graduating with an economics degree in 1995, 22-year-old Angie Hicks thought she'd work for a small business, preferring a close-knit environment that meshed with her small-town roots. When venture capitalist Bill Oesterle …
Timothy Hay / Venture Capital Dispatch:
IBM Survey Says Mobile Apps Will Dominate Enterprise — Consumers love tablet computers and smartphones and are finding novel uses for the many applications that run on them. But the devices are catching on in a significant way in the business world as well, according to a new survey …
Dan Rayburn / The Business Of Online Video:
Is Netflix's Inventory Of Streaming Content Growing Fast Enough? — Earlier in the year, Netflix signed deals with Twentieth Century Fox, Universal and Warner Brothers agreeing not to rent new DVDs by mail for 28 days from the date the DVD goes on sale. Yesterday, Netflix confirmed …
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Facebook Groups Is Sort Of Like Google Wave For Human Beings — I'm still trying to wrap my head around the new Facebook Groups. It seems well-thought-out (yes, despite the sometimes annoying opt-out aspect) and well-implemented, but I'm just not sure what my use case for it is going to be.
Discussion: Inside Facebook and Search Engine Land
Josh Constine / Inside Facebook: Facebook Groups - A Walkthrough of Group Email, Docs, Chat, and More
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land: Blame One Of Calacanis's Own 5,000 Facebook “Friends” …
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget:
Debunk: Leaked iPad photo doesn't show next gen design — By now you may have seen some photos of an alleged iPad casing doing the rounds that is purported to be the next generation of Apple's tablet. In the pics, you can clearly see that there are two distinct slots for the company's 30 pin dock connector …
Discussion: Gizmodo, Mission:Repair Blog, Gadget Lab, App Advice, TiPb, eWeek, MacStories, CrunchGear, Phone Arena, Thoughts from the Sidelines, The Next Web and SlashGear
Ryan Arter / Mission:Repair Blog: iPad Landscape docking? You decide!
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: Photos: ‘Leaked’ Second iPad Dock Port Probably SD-Card Slot
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: iPad Enclosure With Dual Connector Gets Leaked - iPad 2 Or Prototype?
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: iPad originally had 2 dock ports, portrait and landscape?
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Apple iPad Rumors Suggest Dual Docking Ports, Smaller Size
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Leaked Picture of iPad 2 with Dual Dock Connectors, Or Just A Prototype?
Devin Coldewey / CrunchGear: Leaked iPad Photos Show Second Dock Port - I Am Skeptical
Chris Smith / Thoughts from the Sidelines: New iPad 2 Spotted with Dual Dock Connectors: Landscape & Portrait …
Tricia Duryee / mocoNews:
U.S. Trumps Europe In Adopting Mobile, But Not Yet Japan — A report comparing how different geographies have adopted mobile technologies has found that the U.S. has pulled ahead of Europe when it comes to being the most connected, while users in Japan were still the most advanced …
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, comScore, Inc., IntoMobile, MediaPost, Digits and the Econsultancy blog
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb: Mobile Usage in Japan, U.S. and Europe, Compared
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: comScore: Japanese people use the mobile web the most, Europeans are SMS addicts
Daisuke Wakabayashi / Digits: No Text (Messages) Please, We're Japanese
Graham Charlton / the Econsultancy blog: Mobile internet stats round up
Ben Drawbaugh / Engadget:
AT&T U-verse customers can use Xbox 360 as a set-top box starting November 7th — If you'd given up hope of using your 360 to watch AT&T U-Verse after over three years of waiting, we wouldn't think any less of you; but for those still holding on to the dream of one less set-top box under the TV …
Discussion: DSLreports, WMPoweruser.com, VentureBeat, Ubergizmo and Electronista
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: AT&T U-Verse on the Xbox 360 is three years too late
Caroline McCarthy / The Social:
The Twitterati very much mind the Gap — You never really know what will get social-media marketing chatter going. Film directors getting kicked off planes, for one, or that Old Spice Man sensation. This week, it was when retailer The Gap—which has lately been getting loads …
Discussion: Mule Design, TechCrunch, Velocity, Time, AdFreak, Mashable! and BlogPost
Mike Monteiro / Mule Design: Dear Gap, I have your new logo.
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch: More Branding Drama For The Gap As It Files Suit Against Gapnote
Nate Jones / Time: Don't Like The New Gap Logo? Make A Better One
Adweek Blogs / AdFreak: Gap's new logo: a social-media experiment?
Jennifer Van Grove / Mashable!: Gap Asks Facebook Fans for Alternative Designs to Derided New Logo
Melissa Bell / BlogPost: Gap logo gets Internet hazing, now tries to go away
Who are North Korea's 13 Twitter friends? — In the past few months North Korea has embraced social media, first creating a YouTube channel, and in August a Twitter account with the name @uriminzok, which roughly means ‘our people’ in Korean. — North Korea has since been busy …
Brad Ganley / Android Police:
Adobe AIR Lands In Android Market, Doesn't Do Much Of Anything Yet — A while back we were shown a leaked release of Adobe AIR for Android and told stories of its incredible capabilities. Well, the time has come. Twitter is now lighting up with reports about it and it is now available in the Android Market.
Discussion: Mashable!, Ryan Stewart, Android Central, Androinica, Erictric, Go Rumors, Androidos.in, Android Community and Gizmodo
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Adobe AIR Now Available for Android
Phil Nickinson / Android Central: Adobe AIR for Android now available
Lars Aronsson / Androinica: Adobe AIR debuts in the Android Market
Eric Calouro / Erictric: Adobe AIR Becomes Available For Android
Anand Srinivasan / Go Rumors: Adobe AIR For Android Released
Gaurav Shukla / Androidos.in: Adobe AIR now available in Android Market
Dylan Bailey / Android Community: Adobe AIR now Available in Android Market
Christina Bonnington / Gizmodo: Now Available: Adobe AIR for Android
UAE says BlackBerry dispute resolved before deadline — (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates will not suspend BlackBerry services on October 11 after resolving a dispute with its Canadian maker Research in Motion over access to email and other data, state news WAM agency said on Friday.
Josh Halliday / Guardian: BlackBerry escapes UAE ban
Bettina Wassener / New York Times: U.A.E. Drops Threat to Suspend BlackBerry
Shane Richmond / Telegraph: BlackBerry escapes UAE ban
Mark Kurlyandchik / DailyTech: UAE, RIM Make Amends Over BlackBerry
Acil Tabbara / Agence France Presse: UAE cancels planned BlackBerry services ban
Bill Ray / The Register: UAE unbans BlackBerrys
Edward Berridge / Inquirer: RIM will not get stuffed by Turkey
Ahmad F Al-Shagra / The Next Web: [TNW Middle East] UAE's TRA Lifts Ban on BlackBerry
Nour Malas / Wall Street Journal: U.A.E. Goes Back on Blackberry Ban
Dennis Howlett / Irregular Enterprise Blog:
Oracle v Google: the open source perspective — Ever since the start of the Oracle v Google lawsuit, I've been wondering what the open source community thinks of this. Google, as one of the de facto leaders from the vendor side of the commercial OSS groupings has come back guns blazing.
Matthew Lynley / VentureBeat:
Is Apple's iPhone OS dominating mobile enterprise use? — Activations of devices using Apple's iPhone operating system for business far outnumbered those of Windows Mobile, Google's Android operating system and Nokia's Symbian, according to a report by Good Technology.
Discussion: Good Technology, PC World, eWeek, GigaOM and Electronista
Martin Peers / Wall Street Journal:
Verizon iPhone May Not Be Built for Speed — The real question about a Verizon iPhone is no longer whether it will be available sometime soon. It's whether it will be an iPhone 4G. — No, that isn't a reference to Apple's iPhone 4, which some people erroneously call the 4G.
Discussion: I4U News
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Verizon iPhone to be 3G or LTE?
Frederic / NewsGrange:
Surprise: Teens Actually Care About Online Privacy (Or do They?) — A new Zogby poll commissioned by the kids-focused online advocacy group Common Sense Media challenges the idea that kids today don't care about online privacy. While some pundits believe that teens care very little about online privacy …
Discussion: Fast Company, Tech Daily Dose, BoomTown, CNN and USA Today
Austin Carr / Fast Company: Teens Want More Privacy Online Too
Juliana Gruenwald / Tech Daily Dose: Poll Shows Parents, Teens Concerned About Online Privacy
Mary Brophy Marcus / USA Today: Social networks not protecting children's privacy, poll finds
Sara Jerome / Hillicon Valley:
First look: New campaign to stress children's privacy
First look: New campaign to stress children's privacy
Discussion: GigaOM and Business Wire