John Markoff / New York Times:
Google Cars Drive Themselves, in Traffic — MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Anyone driving the twists of Highway 1 between San Francisco and Los Angeles recently may have glimpsed a Toyota Prius with a curious funnel-like cylinder on the roof. Harder to notice was that the person at the wheel was not actually driving.
Discussion: Velocity, TechCrunch, Scobleizer, Gawker, Fortune, CNET News, Gizmodo, Neowin.net and UMBC ebiquity
Brian Caulfield / Velocity: Four Reasons Google Cars Drive Better Than You Do
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch: Why? Because They Can! — I just don't get people who live on the East Coast.
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer: State of the art of self-driving cars on road today (Google, Ford, and Toyota)
Seth Weintraub / Fortune: Would you let Google drive you to work?
Edward Moyer / CNET News: Robot cars invade California, on orders from Google
Casey Chan / Gizmodo: Google Is Road Testing Cars That Drive Themselves
Christopher White / Neowin.net: Google develops self-driving cars
Sebastian Thrun / The Official Google Blog:
What we're driving at — Larry and Sergey founded Google because they wanted to help solve really big problems using technology. And one of the big problems we're working on today is car safety and efficiency. Our goal is to help prevent traffic accidents, free up people's …
Garett Rogers / Googling Google Blog: Google's driving the future of... driving
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: Google has self-driving cars... Self-driving cars! [Updated with Video]
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land: Google Working On Auto Driving Cars
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Look Ma, No Hands! A Brief History of Self-Driving Cars
Keith Dsouza / Techie Buzz: Google Drives Cars Automatically, Literally. …
Brian Caulfield / Velocity: Google Unleashes Robot Cars On California
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: Ready for the highway train? Google cooks up cars that drive themselves
Iain Thomson / V3.co.uk: Google reveals autonomous car software advances
Sardar Mohkim Khan / Startup Meme: Google Has Cars Driving Without Drivers... And They Don't Crash!
Choire / The Awl: Breaking! Google Is Skynet! …
Bertrand Vasquez / Erictric: Google Secretly Develops, Tests Automated Cars
Jason Kennedy / PC World: Google's Car of the Future
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
World-Changing Awesome Aside, How Will The Self-Driving Google Car Make Money? — Google made a stunning revelation this morning: the existence of a secret self-driving car project. Even more amazing: it has been in testing for months, on actual roads across California, and things seem to be running smoothly.
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider and Engadget
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider: Hate To Rain On Parade, But Why, Exactly, Is Google Building Robot-Driven Cars?
Sean Hollister / Engadget:
Windows Phone 7 ads reveal Samsung Focus for AT&T, November 8th date and shiny new website — We'd heard November 8th was AT&T's Windows Phone 7 launch date, but this makes it real — Microsoft advertisements on Microsoft's page, pointing to a brand-new Windows Phone website.
Discussion: IntoMobile, Neowin.net, Fone Arena, WMPoweruser.com, Softpedia News and istartedsomething
Kelly Hodgkins / IntoMobile: Leak: Samsung Cetus to launch as the Focus, available November 8th
Michael Gillett / Neowin.net: Windows Phone 7 portal goes live
Long Zheng / istartedsomething: Windows Phone 7 4G support confirmed
Vlad Savov / Engadget:
UK carrier's roadmap points to October 21 release for Windows Phone 7 …
UK carrier's roadmap points to October 21 release for Windows Phone 7 …
Discussion: The Register, The Next Web, I4U News, Neowin.net, WMExperts, WMPoweruser.com, Phone Arena, SlashGear, MacHackPC and Go Rumors
Tim Anderson / The Register: Inside Windows Phone 7: ghost of Zune
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Windows Phone 7 Launch will be streamed Live
Tom Dwyer / Neowin.net: Windows Phone 7 to launch with 2000 apps
George Ponder / WMExperts: WP7 Rumor: 2,000 apps at launch
Anand Srinivasan / Go Rumors: Samsung Windows Phone 7 Device Launch In UK On October 21?
Times of India:
India to develop its own futuristic computer operating system — BANGALORE: India would develop its own futuristic computer operating system to thwart attempts of cyber attacks and data theft and things of that nature, a top defence scientist said. — Dr V K Saraswat, Scientific Adviser …
Discussion: India IT Blog
Claire Atkinson / New York Post:
Study: Cable ‘cord cutting’ no myth — Tweet — While cable and satellite execs insist talk of “cord cutting” is overblown, a new survey shows that consumers, especially price-sensitive ones, are dumping pay TV services but sticking with the Internet. — Whether cord cutting is a real danger …
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider, Crave and Podcasting News
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider: Cable Cord Cutting: It's Real And Coming To Households Near You
David Carnoy / Crave: The gadget blog: Weekend deal: TDK EB900 in-ear headphones
James Lewin / Podcasting News: The Other Shoe Drops For Radio & Cable
John Biggs / CrunchGear:
Going The Distance: Nike+ GPS Vs. RunKeeper — As someone who ostensibly tries to keep fit, I've found the best way to pretend to lose weight is to fiddle around with iPhone apps during my workout. First, it reduces the mind-crushing pain of exercise and allows me to go to a place in myself where I can avoid the boredom of exertion.
Dusan Belic / IntoMobile: Nike+ GPS for iPhone updated with Facebook support
Martyn Williams / Computerworld:
North Korea opens up Internet for national anniversary — IDG News Service - North Korea appears to have made its first full connection to the Internet. The connection, planning for which has been going on for at least nine months, came as the reclusive country prepares to mark …
Discussion: The Next Web
Duncan Graham-Rowe / New Scientist:
Body organs can send status updates to your cellphone — For cardiac patients such as myself, too much excitement can be a shocking experience. If my heart rate gets too high the implanted defibrillator in my chest can think I'm having a heart attack and give me a friendly remedial shock.
Discussion: Popular Science, Engadget, Newlaunches.com, The Next Web and Gizmodo
Dan Nosowitz / Popular Science: New Software Conveniently Integrates Your Heart Implant With Your Android Phone
Laura June / Engadget: Wireless body area network allows your body to send status updates to your cellphone
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: Amazing: Your body organs could soon send status updates to your phone
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: How Our Bodies Could Send Us Status Updates: “O Hai UR Havin a
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune:
Was this Apple's $20 billion quarter? — The blogger-analysts say damn straight. The Street isn't far behind — Source: Company reports and average Q4 estimate — Wall Street was more than a little skeptical in July when Apple (AAPL) CFO Peter Oppenheimer offered his revenue guidance …
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider and iClarified
Taimur Asad / Redmond Pie:
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Discussion: TiPb, The Apple Press, Startup Meme, Phones Review, Appletell, Spirit and 9 to 5 Mac, Thanks:msillien
Sardar Mohkim Khan / Startup Meme: Limera1n Now Available For Download. …
Arnold Zafra / Appletell: Jailbreak your iOS 4.1 devices with Limera1n
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac: Limera1n iOS jailbreak released, Windows only for now
Nick O'Neill / All Facebook:
The New Facebook Groups: All You Need To Know — Today Facebook announced a revamped group products as covered during our live coverage. However most people are either still not aware about what this means or unaware of what all the features are. This guide will answer all of your questions.
Discussion: Social Studies Blog and PC World
Thor Muller / Social Studies Blog: Facebook Groups and the end of opt-in
Tony Bradley / PC World: Facebook Groups Prank Example of Problem with Default Opt-In
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
GOOG-411 Winds Down, Bing-411 Parties On — Yesterday Google announced that it was shutting down 800-GOOG-411, the free directory assistance (or voice search) service it launched in April, 2007. Back in those days the mobile landscape looked very different than it does today.
Discussion: Google Operating System, ResourceShelf and PhoneNews.com
Alex Chitu / Google Operating System: Google Shuts Down GOOG-411
Christopher Price / PhoneNews.com: Google to Shutdown GOOG-411, Encourages Google App Use Instead