Check out Mini-Techmeme for simple mobiles or Techmeme Mobile for modern smartphones.
4:55 PM ET, November 17, 2010

Techmeme

 Top Items: 
Andrew Grieve / Google Mobile Blog:
Editing your Google Docs on the go  —  Cross posted on the Official Google Blog, Google Enterprise Blog and the Google Docs Blog  —  With Google Docs, we're always trying to make you more productive—and part of that means making it possible for you to get things done from anywhere, at anytime.
RELATED:
Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo:
Now You Can Edit Google Docs on iPad, iPhone and Android  —  Now you can edit Google Docs on the go, using an iPad, iPhone or Android device.  The new mobile Google Docs will be rolled out to English-language users using Android Froyo and any iOS 3.x thingamajig.  It even supports voice recognition.
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb:
Twitter to Sell 50% of All Tweets for $360k/Year Through Gnip  —  Twitter announced today a new partnership with social data streaming service Gnip at the Defrag Conference outside of Denver: Gnip will offer 50% of all the messages posted to Twitter for $360,000 per year, or 5% of all messages for $60,000 per year.
Discussion: NetworkEffect
RELATED:
Jud Valeski / Gnip Blog:
New Gnip & Twitter Partnership
Discussion: Search Engine Land and SAI, Thanks:joshk
Adam DuVander / ProgrammableWeb:
Gnip Selling Twitter Firehose Access, But You Can't Display Tweets
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb and The Next Web
Jason Kilar / Hulu Blog:
Hulu Plus Launches Out of Preview for $7.99/month  —  Since we released the Hulu Plus™ subscription service as a preview in July, the Hulu team has been hard at work extending the device footprint, refining existing applications, and adding to the content lineup, all while listening …
RELATED:
Munjal Shah / The Official Google Blog:
Introducing Boutiques: a new way to shop for fashion online  —  The way we shop for fashion is different from how we buy cameras—especially online.  With fashion, reviews and specs are less important; fashion shopping is about discovering something that fits your taste and feels right.
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Mark Zuckerberg: Your Map Is Missing ‘Uncharted Territory’  —  The final speaker during the second day of the Web 2.0 Summit was Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who was joined on stage by John Battelle and Tim O'Reilly.  The scope of the interview was broad — Zuckerberg answered questions …
RELATED:
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!:   Mark Zuckerberg on the State of Facebook [VIDEO]
Jay Yarow / The Tape:
Fred Wilson: Hot Potato And Drop.io Are Failures That “Came Crashing To The Ground”  —  Fred Wilson says Justin Shaffer of Hot Potato and Sam Lessin of Drop.io are “essentially failed” entrepreneurs.  —  In a story in the New York Observer about a funding bubble forming in the world of startups …
RELATED:
Leon Neyfakh / New York Observer:
Don't Blow It!  New York Tech's Top Investors Have Bubble Trouble on the Brain
Chris Rawson / TUAW:
White iPhone conversion kits land teenage entrepreneur in hot water  —  Since Apple's apparently having trouble making a white iPhone 4, a 17-year-old entrepreneur decided to do it himself.  Fei Lam purchased white iPhone parts directly from Foxconn, the overseas factory that manufactures many of Apple's products, including the iPhone.
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Twitter Raising New Venture Round at $3 Billion Valuation  —  Twitter is mulling over raising a new round of financing, we've heard from multiple sources, and a variety of venture firms are frothing at the mouth to lead the round.  The valuation is likely to be in the $3 billion range …
Mark Boslet / PE Hub Blog:
Doerr vs. Wilson: The Internet Bubble Is Real.  That's Where The Agreement Ends  —  If there is one thing Fred Wilson and John Doerr can agree on it is this: The Internet bubble is real and valuations are frothier than a Starbucks latte.  —  Unfortunately, that's where the merging of the minds ends.
RELATED:
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Google investor John Doerr: Zynga is our best company ever
Discussion: Search Engine Land
Chris Ziegler / Engadget:
Windows Phone 7's microSD mess: the full story (and how Nokia can help you out of it)  —  There are many reasons to be excited about Windows Phone 7, but a bleak spot has been Microsoft's message — or lack thereof — on user-expandable storage, and the situation finally came to a head last week …
Apple:
Ronald D. Sugar Joins Apple's Board of Directors  —  Apple® today announced that Dr. Ronald D. Sugar, former Chairman of the Board and CEO of Northrop Grumman Corporation, was appointed to Apple's Board of Directors.  Dr. Sugar will serve as the Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee.
Lance Whitney / CNET News:
Report details China's Internet hijacking activities  —  A report delivered today to Congress by a commission on U.S.-Chinese relations is pointing the finger at the Chinese government for continued hacking attempts and computer exploits.  —  “Recent high-profile, China-based computer exploitations continue …
Christopher Lawton / Wall Street Journal:
Nokia's Go-It-Alone Strategy  —  DUBLIN—Stephen Elop's first major decision as Nokia Corp.'s new chief executive could prove the most critical to the cellphone giant's future: to continue with a go-it-alone strategy for operating systems rather than adopt Google Inc.'s Android.
Josh Halliday / Guardian:
BlackBerry to allow Indian government to monitor messages  —  Research In Motion's move could permit officials to lawfully access corporate customers' communications  —  BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) is ready to allow Indian authorities access to the emails and messages …
Discussion: Fast Company
RELATED:
Reuters:
India, RIM move closer to deal on corporate email: report
Martin Elm / Mobile-review:
First look.  Sony Ericsson Anzu - X12  —  Sony Ericsson's Android devices are beginning to grow in numbers and still trying to keep up in the OS's race that Google starts with a new version every few months.  So far all the XPERIA Android devices were relying more on their design …
Richard Gaywood / TUAW:
The staggering size of iOS's game collection  —  How big is iOS as a gaming platform?  I wondered to myself on an idle rainy afternoon.  After all, we hear a lot about how the App Store has passed eleventy gajillion downloads, or how it makes people richer than astronauts …
Discussion: Touch Arcade and asymco
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
FCC Head: The Google/Verizon Net Neutrality Proposal Slowed Us Down  —  Today at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, FCC head Julius Genachowski sat down with New York Magazin's John Heilemann.  One question Heilemann asked was Genachowski's thoughts about the joint Google/Verizon net neutrality policy …
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Techmeme at 4:55 PM ET, November 17, 2010.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Techmeme Sponsor Posts: 
Smartsheet:
Smartsheet offers free Gov product to governments and agencies  —  Smartsheet Gov, the FedRAMP authorized Smartsheet environment, is now free of charge or obligation for any US government agency responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mattermost:
Remote work when SaaS is not an option  —  A free, self-hosted messaging platform for security-conscious teams to collaborate remotely.  Download Free.
Google Cloud:
What does the future of cloud computing hold  —  and what does this mean for businesses?  We looked at the data, talked to luminaries, and listened to customers across the world.  Here's what they said.
Zoho:
The Working from Home Guide: Remote Collaboration with Show  —  The current COVID-19 pandemic has made remote work the norm.  But, the real question is, “Can the lack of commuting and convenience of working from home match the in-office productivity?”
Sponsor Techmeme
 
 See Also: 
Techmeme: site main
Techmeme River: reverse chronological Techmeme
Techmeme Mobile: for phones
Techmeme Leaderboard: Techmeme's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
Techmeme RSS feed
Techmeme on Twitter
 
 
 More Items: 
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Now Over 200 Million Users A Month, Disqus Gets A New Look, Premium Add-Ons, New API
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Indeed Slips Past Monster, Now Largest Job Site By Unique Visitors
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Google Instant, Meet Yahoo Instant - Er, Yahoo Rich Search Assist
Ziad Ismail / The Windows Blog:
IE 9 Platform Preview 7: Making Your Web-Sites Faster
Kirk Koenigsbauer / TechNet Blogs:
Microsoft Lync: Ushering in a new generation of communications
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Google No Longer Claims Facebook Will “Trap” Users. Or Do They?
 Earlier Items: 
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Feature: Going all-in: Ars interviews Microsoft's Steve Ballmer
Discussion: TechFlash, WPCentral.com and MacStories, Thanks:rawmeet
Bobbie Johnson / GigaOM:
Struggling Six Apart Begged for $2M Loan
Nilay Patel / Engadget:
Boxee Box review
Discussion: GigaOM and Zatz Not Funny!
Charlie Savage / New York Times:
F.B.I. Seeks Wider Wiretap Law for Web
Discussion: The Register, msnbc.com and Switched