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: Engadget, Electricpig.co.uk, I4U News, Phones Review, App Advice, AppleInsider, TheAppleBlog, CNET News, Erictric, Silicon Alley Insider, Phone Arena, Hardware 2.0 Blog, iClarified, IntoMobile, Podcasting News, Geek.com, Neowin.net, Cult of Mac, GeekSugar, iLounge, everythingiCafe, MacRumors and Edible Apple, Thanks:atul
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Slide-on iPhone Cases can Cause the iPhone 4 Glass to break?
Bryan Wolfe / App Advice: Report: Apple Now Worried About “Glassgate”
Charles Jade / TheAppleBlog: Glass Backing Next iPhone 4 Controversy?
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: Report: iPhone's glass back giving Apple headaches
Bertrand Vasquez / Erictric: Apple Reportedly Afraid of Newly-Identified Shattering Issue on iPhone 4
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0 Blog: Why do we spend so much money on cases and screen protectors?
Kelly Hodgkins / IntoMobile: Glassgate? Slide-on cases breaking the glass back panel of the iPhone 4
James Lewin / Podcasting News: Did Antennagate Distract Us From A Bigger iPhone 4 Problem, Glassgate?
Sal Cangeloso / Geek.com: Will Glassgate be the next problem to hit the iPhone 4?
Tom Warren / Neowin.net: Apple's latest 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, Fonehome.co.uk, The Huffington Post, Startup Meme and Switched
Nick Farrell / TechEye: iPhone 4 now cracking — Fruit themed toymaker.
Sardar Mohkim Khan / Startup Meme: When Is The iPhone 4 Coming To Verizon? …
Terrence O'Brien / Switched: Verizon Getting the iPhone in 2011, Wall Street Journal Reports
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: TechEye, CNET News, Bloomberg, AdExchanger.com, Engadget, paidContent, TechFlash, PC World, All about Microsoft Blog, Datamation, Digits, eWeek, TechSpot, DailyTech, GigaOM, TiPb, Mashable!, SiliconANGLE, IntoMobile, The Register, Gizmodo, VentureBeat, Google Android News …, Silicon Alley Insider, Mercury News, OSNews, Neowin.net, The Next Web, AppleInsider, 1001 Noisy Cameras, Digital Daily, 9 to 5 Mac, Computerworld, Electronista, Between the Lines Blog, Erictric, Macsimum News, ITworld.com, The Microsoft Blog, MacRumors, Edible Apple, iClarified and WinBeta, Thanks:atul
Nick Farrell / TechEye: Ballmer mulls buying Adobe
Kara Swisher / CNET News: Sources say Microsoft-Adobe rumor ‘nonsense’
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Is Microsoft Circling Adobe?
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft Blog: Microsoft buying Adobe? Call me highly skeptical
Quin Street Corporation / Datamation: What if Microsoft Bought Adobe?
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Microsoft, Adobe Talk Apple, Possible Merger: Report
Emil Protalinski / TechSpot: Microsoft and Adobe meet to discuss Apple, possible merger
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Microsoft and Adobe holding secret anti-Apple meetings?
Steven Hodson / SiliconANGLE: Microsoft meeting with Adobe, acquisition one of the topics
Gavin Clarke / The Register: Microsoft and Adobe talk acquisition and Apple
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
Chad Catacchio / The Next Web: Microsoft acquisition rumors drive Adobe stock way up …
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Report: Microsoft, Adobe Held Secret Summit on Apple and Mobile
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Microsoft and Adobe ganging up to topple Apple?
Robert McMillan / Computerworld: Report: Microsoft, Adobe CEOs meet to discuss Apple
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
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Adobe, Microsoft teaming up to take on Apple?
Chris Nerney / ITworld.com: Nothing like a rumor to kick-start a moribund tech stock
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 it for purchase …
Discussion: asymco, Silicon Alley Insider, Computerworld and CNET News
Horace Dediu / asymco: Adobe and Microsoft sitting in a tree
Preston Gralla / Computerworld: Three reasons Microsoft shouldn't buy Adobe
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 — This company is trusted with 500 people's data (and growing)? — Really? — Wow. — Forwarded message — From: Jason Calacanis
Discussion: Fast Company, Computerworld, Softpedia News, TechCrunch, BlogPost, VentureBeat, Inside Facebook, San Francisco Chronicle, WebProNews, GigaOM, L.A. Times Tech Blog, The Firewall, UMBC ebiquity, Rakesh Agrawal's Blog, Gawker, msnbc.com, Search Engine Land, BookBlog, ReadWriteWeb, Facebook Blog and Electronic Frontier Foundation
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: Jason Calacanis Wasn't “Force-Joined” …
Robert McMillan / Computerworld: Facebook's new groups feature worries some
Melissa Bell / BlogPost: Facebook groups: The good, the bad and the lots of e-mails
Josh Constine / Inside Facebook: Facebook Groups Spam and The Notifications Dilemma
Liz Gannes / GigaOM: Zuckerberg: Keep the Talent Acquisitions Coming
Jessica Guynn / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Facebook's new ‘Groups’ feature stirs controversy
Helen A.S. Popkin / msnbc.com: Facebook Groups: Glitchy? Yes. Evil? Meh
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb: Hey Facebook, Please Make Group Email Notifications Opt-In
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Conspiracies, Privacy, Spam And NAMBLA: Facebook Groups Are Fun!
Conspiracies, Privacy, Spam And NAMBLA: Facebook Groups Are Fun!
Discussion: Inside Facebook, Search Engine Land, Technologizer, GigaOM, UMBC ebiquity, blogs.chron.com, Scobleizer and Fast Company
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” …
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Facebook's Promising, Infuriating New Groups Feature
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Facebook Groups: Privacy Blunder or Twitter Replacement
Tim Finin / UMBC ebiquity: New Facebook Groups Considered Harmful
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer: Facebook does better than Twitter lists (they don't enforce a power law)
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 …
Whitson Gordon / Lifehacker: Firefox Beta Available for Android and Maemo, Adds Sync …
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Android and Maemo Phones Can Grab Beta Version of Firefox 4 Now
Todd Ogasawara / ThinkMobile: Firefox 4 beta 1 for mobile Extremely Huge, Slow & Unstable
Audrey Watters / ReadWriteWeb: Firefox 4 Beta for Android Now Available
Erez Zukerman / Download Squad: Hands-on: Firefox 4 for Android is still very much Beta
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: Firefox beta now available for Android and Maemo devices
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
Scott Webster / AndroidGuys: Firefox 4 Beta Lands on Android
Chad Catacchio / The Next Web: Firefox 4 Beta comes to Android, with pinch-to-zoom
Chris Ziegler / Engadget: Firefox 4 for mobile goes beta on Android and Maemo
Daniel Bailey / ConceivablyTech: Mozilla Releases Firefox 4 Beta For Android/Maemo
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: Music Ally, MacRumors, Electronista, ClickZ and Crave
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Apple Trying to Torpedo Spotify's U.S. Launch?
Christopher Heine / ClickZ: Chevrolet Test Drives New Twitter Ads
Kent German / Crave: The gadget blog: Samsung's Mesmerize is a stunner
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, CNN, BoomTown, Tech Daily Dose, Business Wire and USA Today
Austin Carr / Fast Company: Teens Want More Privacy Online Too
Juliana Gruenwald / Tech Daily Dose: Polls Shows Parents, Teens Concerned About Online Privacy
Mary Brophy Marcus / USA Today: Social networks not protecting children's privacy, poll finds
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, MacStories, TiPb, App Advice, eWeek, CrunchGear, Phone Arena, Thoughts from the Sidelines, The Next Web and SlashGear
Ryan Arter / Mission:Repair Blog: iPad Landscape docking? You decide!
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Leaked Picture of iPad 2 with Dual Dock Connectors, Or Just A Prototype?
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: iPad originally had 2 dock ports, portrait and landscape?
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: iPad Enclosure With Dual Connector Gets Leaked - iPad 2 Or Prototype?
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Apple iPad Rumors Suggest Dual Docking Ports, Smaller Size
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 …
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 …
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 …
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.
Discussion: Android Community, SlashGear, ThinkMobile and Voices on All Things Digital
Todd Ogasawara / ThinkMobile: U.S. Newspapers Turning to Samsung Galaxy Tab as an Alternative to the iPad
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.
Discussion: Computerworld, Gizmodo, SlashGear, CNN, The Next Web, Phone Arena, Engadget, Wall Street Journal and Associated Press
Ahmad F Al-Shagra / The Next Web: UAE's TRA Lifts Ban on BlackBerry
Nour Malas / Wall Street Journal: U.A.E. Goes Back on Blackberry Ban
Doug Young / Reuters:
China Telecom may be in talks to offer iPhone-report — China Telecom (0728.HK), the smallest of China's three wireless carriers, may become the second Chinese operator to offer Apple's (AAPL.O) popular iPhone after an exclusive agreement with one of its rivals expires, local media reported on Friday.
Discussion: The Next Web, AppleInsider, Electronista, 9 to 5 Mac, MacRumors iPhone Blog and MacDailyNews
Chad Catacchio / The Next Web: China Telecom getting the iPhone? Why would Apple bother?
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac: China Telecom to get CDMA iPhone?
Jennifer Valentino-DeVries / Digits:
Former FTC Employee Files Complaint Over Google Privacy — A former Federal Trade Commission employee has filed a complaint with the agency accusing Google Inc. of not adequately protecting the privacy of consumers' search queries. — The complaint was filed September 6 by Christopher Soghoian …
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Bit.ly Raises $10 Million Series B, Still Growing Like Crazy — It looks like short links are here to stay, at least for a while longer. Bit.ly, the largest independent link shortening service out there, closed a $10 million Series B financing. The round was led by RRE Ventures, with AOL Ventures also becoming a new investor.
Discussion: VatorNews, bit.ly blog, MediaMemo, GigaOM, paidContent, Mashable!, VentureBeat, THINK / Musings and Silicon Alley Insider
Faith Merino / VatorNews: URL shortening service Bit.ly raises $10M
John Borthwick / bit.ly blog: bit.ly Series B — We are excited to announce that bit.ly has completed Series B funding.
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Bit.ly URL Shortener Raises $10 Million
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Bit.ly Raises $10M Round to Build Out Features
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: URL Shortener Bit.ly Raises $10 Million From AOL Ventures, Others
Jolie O'Dell / Mashable!: Bit.ly Raises $10M, Records 40B Clicks in 2010
Anthony Ha / VentureBeat: More money for short links: Bit.ly raises $10M
John / THINK / Musings: bit.ly series b — I'm excited to announce that bit.ly has completed a Series B funding.
James Joaquin / Xmarks Blog:
Xmarks Victory for the Users, by the Users — The past ten days have been an amazing lesson in the power of community. Not in the “web 2.0 social graph” sense - I'm talking about old school community with users speaking up, speaking out and banding together. Thank you Xmarks users.
Discussion: The Next Web and CNET News
Chad Catacchio / The Next Web: Xmarks “has multiple offers” to take over the service, nearly 30,000 user pledges
Rafe Needleman / CNET News: Xmarks CEO: Knight-in-shining-armor rescue likely
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: TechCrunch, Mule Design, Velocity, AdFreak, Time and Mashable!
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch: More Branding Drama For The Gap As It Files Suit Against Gapnote
Mike Monteiro / Mule Design: Dear Gap, I have your new logo.
Adweek Blogs / AdFreak: Gap's new logo: a social-media experiment?
Nate Jones / Time: Don't Like The New Gap Logo? Make A Better One
Jennifer Van Grove / Mashable!: Gap Asks Facebook Fans for Alternative Designs to Derided New Logo
Bruce Schneier / Schneier on Security:
Stuxnet — Computer security experts are often surprised at which stories get picked up by the mainstream media. Sometimes it makes no sense. Why this particular data breach, vulnerability, or worm and not others? Sometimes it's obvious. In the case of Stuxnet, there's a great story.
Rafe / rc3.org: Bruce Schneier on Stuxnet
Jolie O'Dell / Mashable!:
MongoDB CTO on Foursquare's Scaling Issues — Eliot Horowitz is a co-founder and CTO of 10gen, makers of MongoDB, an increasingly trendy database that's used by Foursquare, among others. He's just released a statement on what went wrong this week that led to Foursquare's 11-hour outage …
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: VentureBeat, WMPoweruser.com, Ubergizmo and Electronista
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: AT&T U-Verse on the Xbox 360 is three years too late
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Former Skype CEO Josh Silverman Jumps To Greylock As EIR — Josh Silverman, who until a few days ago was Skype's CEO, has just joined venture capital firm Greylock Partners as an executive-in-residence. In a blog post announcing the move on Greylock's website, the firm called Silverman a …
Discussion: Greylock Partners, GigaOM and Voices on All Things Digital
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.
Yehuda Katz / Katz Got Your Tongue?:
What's Wrong with “HTML5″ — In the past year or so, the term “HTML5″ has increasingly been picked up by the tech press as the successor to “DHTML”, “Web 2.0″ or “Ajax”. When used by the tech press, it is becoming a generic term for “the next generation of web technology” …
Discussion: Software Testing Blog, Inquirer and Erictric
Stanton Champion / Software Testing Blog: W3C: HTML5 Is Not For Production Sites
David Neal / Inquirer: W3C says HTML5 is buggy and unstable
Bertrand Vasquez / Erictric: W3C Says HTML5 is Not Ready for Production Yet