Apple's iOS 4.2 Available Today for iPad, iPhone & iPod touch — Major Software Update Brings Multitasking, Folders, Unified Inbox, Game Center, AirPlay & AirPrint to iPad — Apple® today announced that iOS 4.2, the latest version of the world's most advanced mobile operating system …
Discussion: Macworld, App Advice, Between the Lines Blog, 9 to 5 Mac, IntoMobile, Switched, THINQ.co.uk, The Next Web, Gizmodo, GottaBeMobile, MacStories, Redmond Pie, Engadget, TUAW and The Huffington Post
Jason Snell / Macworld: Apple releases iOS 4.2.1
Bryan Wolfe / App Advice: Apple Makes Find My iPhone Feature Free With iOS 4.2
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: Apple launches iOS 4.2, iPad gets AirPrint
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple says iOS 4.2 is here but where are the downloads?
Kelly Hodgkins / IntoMobile: Apple iOS 4.2 available today for the iPhone, iPod, and iPad
Thomas Houston / Switched: iOS 4.2 Ends the iPad's Wait for Multitasking
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile: MacWorld: iOS 4.2 Supposedly Coming Today at 10am PST
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Apple Announces iOS 4.2 Coming Today, Still Not Available for Download
Dave Caolo / TUAW: iOS 4.2 for iPhone and iPad arrives today at 10 AM PST
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Apple Unifies The iOS Line With iOS 4.2 For iPad — Back in June, Apple unveiled something that was both a blessing and a curse for the company: iOS 4. It was a blessing because it was the most stable, fastest, and most feature-rich version of iOS yet. But it was also a curse because it wasn't yet ready for the iPad.
Discussion: Bits, GigaOM, App Advice, Download Squad, Crave, BGR and Engadget
Nick Bilton / Bits: Updated Version of iPad Software Arrives
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: Apple to Release iOS 4.2 Today, Find My iPhone Included Free
Joe White / App Advice: Confirmed: Apple To Release iOS 4.2 Today
Lee Mathews / Download Squad: iOS 4.2.1 out today, brings multitasking to iPad
Donald Bell / Crave: The gadget blog: iOS 4.2 for iPad, hands-on video
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget: iOS 4.2 review (for iPad)
Jason Snell / Macworld:
Apple makes Find My iPhone free for all iOS 4.2 users — As a part of Monday's release of iOS 4.2, Apple will make the “Find My iPhone” set of remote-control features previously found in its $99-per-year MobileMe service available for free to owners of all iOS devices capable of running iOS 4.2.
Discussion: TechCrunch, Los Angeles Times and TUAW
Michael Gray / TUAW: Find my iPhone to be free in iOS 4.2
Scott Rosenberg / Scott Rosenberg's Wordyard:
Why the Daily, Murdoch's “tablet newspaper,” will be DOA — When I first head the phrase “iPad newspaper” — shorthand for Rupert Murdoch's not-so-secret-any-more new project — I puzzled over its oxymoronic implications. Forget about the, you know, iPad/paper contradiction and think about the business.
Discussion: PC World, Guardian, PE Hub Blog, ITProPortal, SlashGear, Engadget, Mashable!, AppleInsider, CNET News, MacStories, Weblogsky, blogs.chron.com, WWD.COM, Fortune, Virtualeconomics, The Next Web, Techie Buzz and Gizmodo, more at Mediagazer »
Daniel Ionescu / PC World: Murdoch and Jobs' iPad-Only News App: What We Know So Far
Josh Halliday / Guardian: Tim Berners-Lee: Facebook could fragment web
Luisa Beltran / PE Hub Blog: peHUB First Read — Deal of The Day: Groupon is considering …
Thomas Ricker / Engadget: The Daily: Murdoch's iPad newspaper is like ‘The New York Post Goes to College’
Chris Matyszczyk / CNET News: Steve Jobs to launch iPad newspaper with Rupert Murdoch?
Federico Viticci / MacStories: News Corp's iPad-only Newspaper, The Daily, A Collaboration Between …
John Koblin / WWD.COM: Rupert Murdoch Does Another Daily
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: Steve Jobs and Rupert Murdoch, BFF?
Seamusmccauley / Virtualeconomics: Testing the price of online news
Tehseen Baweja / Techie Buzz: Steve Jobs and Murdoch Launching First iPad Based Newspaper
David Carr / New York Times:
A News Corp. Newspaper, but Not in Print — People who own an iPad will tell you it makes everything look sexier. Maybe even a newspaper. — Rupert Murdoch, an old-timey newspaper romantic, has nonetheless deputized himself as the digital savior of paid content.
Andrew Orlowski / The Register: Murdoch plots dedicated iPad newspaper
Horace Dediu / asymco: The integrated iPad news daily: Read all about it!
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile: Murdoch's “Daily” News Venture Will Try to Make News on Tablets Work
Ross Dawson / Trends in the Living Networks: The issues at the heart of the ‘Murdoch-Jobs’ iPad-only venture
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
What Should An iPad Newspaper Look Like?
What Should An iPad Newspaper Look Like?
Matthew Finnegan / TechEye: Rupert Murdoch and Steve Jobs hop in bed for iPad paper
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Rumor: Apple and News Corp to launch iPad only newspaper called the …
Mark Raby / I4U News: News Corp Set To Launch iPad-Exclusive Newspaper
Iceman / iThinkDifferent: Apple To Launch iPad Exclusive ‘The Daily’ Newspaper In Association With News Corp.
Foremski / Silicon Valley Watcher: Analysis: Reports That Apple Will Ally With Murdoch Sets Troubling Precedent
Edward Helmore / Guardian: Rupert Murdoch creates ‘iNewspaper’ - with the help of Steve Jobs
Robin Wauters / TechCrunchIT:
Attachmate Corporation To Buy Novell For $2.2 Billion — Attachmate Corporation has agreed to acquire technology giant Novell for $6.10 per share in cash in a transaction valued at approximately $2.2 billion. Attachmate is owned by an investment group led by Francisco Partners, Golden Gate Capital and Thoma Bravo.
Discussion: PR Newswire, All about Microsoft Blog, DealBook and Bloomberg
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM:
The Rich Get Richer: Verizon Ups FiOS to 150 Mbps — Verizon Communications today announced an even faster tier of fiber-to-the-home service: 150 Mbps down and 35 Mbps up. For folks like myself still stuck on first generation DOCSIS cable or plain old DSL, the digital divide grew by a couple of feet.
Discussion: Between the Lines Blog, Electronista, Digital Society and Light Reading
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: Verizon FiOS: 150/35 Mbps tier launched; I'll take it (eventually)
George Ou / Digital Society: Verizon brings out 150 Mbps FiOS
Carol Wilson / Light Reading: Verizon 150-Meg Tier Usurps Cable's Speed Crown
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Facebook Vies To Become Your Homepage - And Why That's A Big Deal — It's a very old trick, and arguably a mighty effective one. Ask people to set your website as their homepage, and it will become their entry point to the Web, the very first thing they'll see when they open their browser.
Discussion: Brian Solis and VatorNews
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: Facebook would like to be your homepage
Sean Hollister / Engadget:
Palm webOS ‘Enyo’ framework paves the way for tablets and larger phones (video) — Don't expect HP's webOS 2.0 to be tied to an HVGA screen for long — come “early 2011,” the company will introduce a number of “really interesting new form factors,” including tablets and phones.
Discussion: PreCentral.net, PhoneArena, techno.blog, Softpedia News, Phones Review, Electronista and Ubergizmo
Dieter Bohn / PreCentral.net: Palm has next-gen devices, next-gen app frameworks in store for “early 2011”
Dion / techno.blog: Enyo shows us a some skin; Sneak peak at a fantastic new mobile Web Touch framework
Dieter Bohn / PreCentral.net:
Preview: Enyo app framework for webOS
Preview: Enyo app framework for webOS
Discussion: SlashGear and IntoMobile
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Palm previews their Enyo webOS developer platform, Mojo to take a back seat in 2011
Irina Slutsky / AdAge:
YouTube Readies New Ad Units That Users Can Skip — New Units Will Give Consumer's Choice — Even if That Choice Is to Opt Out — SAN FRANCISCO (AdAge.com) — Whether it's walking out of the room, fast-forwarding on a DVR or paying for premium cable, consumers are used to having choice with ads on TV.
Discussion: Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim
Cynthia Boris / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: YouTube Prepares to Offer Skippable Ads
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
In The Era Of The Connected Camera, The Point & Shoot Commits Seppuku — The big brand camera companies are committing seppuku in front of our eyes. It's fascinating. — Last week, I bought a brand new Canon S95 camera. It's a great point & shoot. Maybe the best out there right now.
Discussion: Digital Society
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Google Pushes Chrome Browser Via Newspaper Ads — Flipping through my Los Angeles Times newspaper today, I came across an unusual ad — one placed by Google, to push its Chrome browser: — The Chrome Ad Google's “20 Things” Book — In particular, the ad covers one of the 20 “things” …
Sebastian Anthony / Download Squad: Google's HTML5 e-book begins to appear in newspapers
IB Times / International Business Times: Back to basics, the Google way — Google is in expansive mood and nobody can stop it.
Min Li Chan / The Official Google Blog: A curious guide to browsers and the web
Jared Newman / PC World: Google Publishes an eBook
Michael Calore / Webmonkey: Beautiful Websites: Google's Book of 20 Things
Oliver Chiang / SelectStart:
Names You Need To Know In 2011: The Facebook Keiretsu — This post is part of an ambitious project to crowd-source the December issue of Forbes Magazine. Click here to submit your own ideas for “Names You Need to Know in 2011.” — The Facebook Keiretsu is the newest in a strong tradition …
Tim Stevens / Engadget:
Netflix formally launches $7.99 streaming-only plan, bumps unlimited DVD plans by a buck or more — Well you had to know it was coming: the streaming-only plan Netflix unofficially rolled out last month is now being officially deployed. Thankfully the company opted to go with the lower …
Jessie / The Official Netflix Blog: A new plan for watching instantly, plus price changes to existing unlimited plans
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Netflix Makes Streaming Cheaper-and DVDs More Expensive
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Here's the Netflix Streaming-Only Service You Asked For - And a Price Hike, Too
Don Reisinger / CNET News: Netflix streaming-only option $8 per month, sans DVD-by-mail
Lex Friedman / Macworld: Netflix raises prices, introduces streaming-only plan
Jay Yarow / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Netflix Offers Streaming Only Option, Raises Price On Standard Service
Jim O'Neill / fierceonlinevideo.com/news/frontpage: Netflix debuts streaming-only plan, raises prices, as DVD business takes a backseat
John Biggs / CrunchGear: Netflix Announces Streaming-Only Subscription
Liana B. Baker / Reuters: Netflix raises prices, offers stream-only service
Verne G. Kopytoff / New York Times:
A Flickr Founder Returns to His Gaming Roots — SAN FRANCISCO — Stewart Butterfield helped found Flickr, the popular photo site later acquired by Yahoo, as a backup. Originally, he had set out to build an online video game, but then detoured when he failed to find investors.
Discussion: The Next Web
Tris Hussey / The Next Web: It's Secret, it's new, it's Glitch and we're playing
John Boudreau / Mercury News:
Apple is learning to speak Chinese — BEIJING — Apple is learning to speak Chinese. — The Cupertino company is on a store-building binge in hopes of creating a massive new market for its products. With two stores already in the capital city, and another two in Shanghai …