Darren Murph / Engadget:
Acer introduces 7-inch and 10.1-inch Android tablets, shipping April 2011 — Shocker of shockers, folks — Acer's getting into the tablet game, too. With the holidays too close for comfort, the outfit's giving everyone pause that was considering that janky Android tablet on sale for Black Friday.
Discussion: Ars Technica, IntoMobile, PC World, Wall Street Journal, Examiner, GottaBeMobile, BetaNews, Liliputing, Fudzilla, BGR, Internet2Go, Eurodroid, Fortune, The Toybox Blog, SlashGear and Electronista
Joab Jackson / PC World: Acer Unveils Tablets to Run Windows, Android
Shara Tibken / Wall Street Journal: Acer Jumps Into Tablet Fray
Chuong Nguyen / GottaBeMobile: Acer Announces AMD-Powered Windows 7 Tablet
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: Acer announces Android and Windows tablets for 2011
Andrew Munchbach / BGR: Acer comes out swinging; 7 and 10-inch Android tablets due in April 2011
Greg Sterling / Internet2Go: 600K Units: Galaxy Tab Off to Decent Start
Seth Weintraub / Fortune: Acer to announce Android 2.2 tablet today in NYC?
Chris Burns / SlashGear: Acer Android Tablets Hands-On
Darren Murph / Engadget:
Acer reveals Iconia dual-screen laptop / tablet, Clear.fi cloud-based media sharing system — Here in New York at Acer's Global press event, the company's talking touch. Lots and lots of touch. It'll be introducing a veritable smorgasbord of equipment as the minutes roll on …
Discussion: VentureBeat, TechRadar.com, Yahoo! News, Laptops and Desktops Blog, Examiner, displayblog, Inquirer, Crave, DailyTech, CrunchGear, Pocket-lint, Notebooks.com, Pulse2, Geek.com, SlashGear, Electronista, The Tech Report, PC World and Recombu
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Acer's on a roll: Launches Android tablets, 4.8-inch smartphone …
Marc Chacksfield / TechRadar.com: Acer Iconia dual touchscreen tablet announced
Ben Patterson / Yahoo! News: Acer's dazzling, dual-screen Iconia laptop
Sean Portnoy / Laptops and Desktops Blog: Double vision: Acer's new Iconia laptop comes with dual touch screens
Michael Santo / Examiner: Dual touch screen ICONIA laptop unveiled by Acer (video)
Rob Coppinger / Inquirer: Acer announces whopping 14-inch dual-screen tablet
Jason Mick / DailyTech: Acer Unveils Slick Dual-Screen Tablet/Notebook
Paul Lamkin / Pocket-lint: Acer Iconia dual touchscreen touches down
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Windows 7 Powered Acer Iconia Is A Dual-Screen Laptop and Tablet
Evan Selleck / SlashGear: Acer Iconia Dual-Screen Laptop Unveiled
Kate Solomon / Recombu: Acer Iconia: Dual-touchscreen tablet with two HD screens
Darren Murph / Engadget:
Acer reveals 4.8-inch Android smartphone with 1024x480 screen resolution — Acer may be calling this “100 percent smartphone. 100 percent tablet.,” but something just doesn't add up there. That being said, we have to agree that a 1024x480 screen resolution on a 4.8-inch smartphone is downright drool-worthy.
Discussion: BGR, Examiner, Android and Me, Internet Evolution, pocketnow.com, GottaBeMobile, MobileWhack.com, The Toybox Blog, Androinica, displayblog, LAPTOP Magazine and DailyTech
Michael Santo / Examiner: Acer to launch 4.8-inch ‘100 percent smartphone, 100 percent tablet’ device
Taylor Wimberly / Android and Me: Acer announces two Honeycomb tablets, one huge smartphone, and their own app store
Alan Reiter / Internet Evolution: Phone or Tablet? Acer's 4.8-Inch Device
Chuong Nguyen / GottaBeMobile: Acer's 4.8-Inch 100% Smartphone, 100% Tablet Wonder Shows Off Its Own …
Jeff Baker / MobileWhack.com: Acer Announces 4.3-inch Android Powered Smartphone Due For Release April 2011
Lars Aronsson / Androinica: Acer reveals two Android 3.0 tablets, a 4.8-inch smartphone and its own app market
Mark Spoonauer / LAPTOP Magazine: Acer Launching 4.8-inch Smart Phone with 1024 x 480 Display
Brandon Hill / DailyTech: Acer Shows Off Stunning 4.8" Android Smartphone
Federico Viticci / MacStories:
iOS 4.3 To Launch In Mid-December With App Subscriptions — iOS 4.2 went public yesterday, but Apple is already aiming at a mid-December release for the next major update of its mobile operating system, iOS 4.3. Before we get into the details and we try to put the pieces together …
Discussion: MacRumors, App Advice, AppleInsider, Erictric, Covering Web, BlogsDNA, everythingiCafe, I4U News, TiPb, Redmond Pie, Phones Review, Gizmodo and ITProPortal, more at Mediagazer »
Bertrand Vasquez / Erictric: Rumor Alert: Apple to Make iOS 4.3 Available in Mid-December
Ahmed Omar / Covering Web: iOS 4.3 to Launch in December 13?
Jordan Kahn / BlogsDNA: Will iOS 4.3 be released on December 13th?
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: iOS 4.3 rumored for December Release
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: iOS 4.3 rumored for December?
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: Is iOS 4.3 Just Around the Corner?
Karen Gullo / Bloomberg:
SAP Must Pay Oracle $1.3 Billion Over Unit's Downloads — SAP AG, the world's largest maker of business application software, must pay $1.3 billion to Oracle Corp. for copyright infringement by a now-defunct software maintenance unit, a federal jury in California decided.
Discussion: Digital Daily, L.A. Times Tech Blog, eWeek, Tech Trader Daily, Mercury News, CNET News, SAI, Wall Street Journal and Pulse2
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Oracle-SAP Verdict: SAP Owes Oracle $1.3 Billion
Jessica Guynn / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Oakland jury decides SAP owes Oracle $1.3 billion
Chris Preimesberger / eWeek: Jury Decides SAP Will Pay Oracle $1.3B for Copyright Infringement
Tiernan Ray / Tech Trader Daily: Oracle: Jury Orders SAP Must Pay $1.3B (Update)
Brandon Bailey / Mercury News: SAP ordered to pay Oracle $1.3 billion in damages
John Paczkowski / CNET News: SAP owes Oracle $1.3 billion
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: SAP Ordered To Pay Oracle $1.3 Billion
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily:
Oracle-SAP: Closing Statements Followed by Closing Insults
Oracle-SAP: Closing Statements Followed by Closing Insults
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
The Beatles Aren't Yesterday, After All: Two Million Songs, 450,000 Albums in a Week — Question every Internet wisenheimer had last week: “Doesn't every Beatles fan already have every Beatles song?” — Answer: Nope. Consumers had room for two million Fab Four songs …
Discussion: Fortune, VentureBeat, paidContent, AppleInsider, BGR, SAI, DailyFinance, Media Decoder, SlashGear, MacRumors Page 2, Neowin.net, MacStories, Billboard.Biz, Reuters, Techie Buzz, Geek.com, Pulse2, MacNN, iLounge and TUAW
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: Apple sells 450,000 Beatles albums
James Robinson / paidContent: Beatles Albums Sales Top 450,000 On iTunes
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider: iTunes sales of Beatles albums top 450,000 in first week
Jay Yarow / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Apple Sells 2 Million Beatles Songs, 450,000 Albums In One Week
Ben Sisario / Media Decoder: Beatles Sales Strong, But Not Blockbuster, So Far
Benjamin Rubenstein / Neowin.net: The Beatles on iTunes is a smashing hit
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Beatles In iTunes: 2 Million Songs Sold, 450,000 Album Downloads
Jill Serjeant / Reuters: Beatles sell over 2 million in first week on iTunes
Matthew Humphries / Geek.com: 2 million song sales in 7 days prove The Beatles are popular on iTunes
Charles Starrett / iLounge: iTunes: More than 450K Beatles albums sold in first week
Megan Lavey / TUAW: Beatles sell 2 million tracks via iTunes already
James Fee / James Fee GIS Blog:
What Steve Coast's Move to Bing Really Means — OK, sure — there is a rush to blog the news. Steve Coast joined Bing. But leaving it at just that news misses the whole point of what Bing/Microsoft wants and why Steve would go join the Bing Maps team. Remember this news a couple months ago?
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
Bing Embraces OpenStreetMap, Hires Founder
Bing Embraces OpenStreetMap, Hires Founder
Discussion: SteveC, Bing, ReadWriteWeb and Pulse2
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb: Microsoft Hires World's Leading Geo-Dissident to Join Bing Maps Team
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Microsoft Hires OpenStreetMap Founder Steve Coast
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Patent Office Agrees To Facebook's “Face” Trademark — Facebook is just a payment away from trademarking the word “Face.” As of today the U.S. Patent And Trademark Office has sent the social networking site a Notice of Allowance, which means they have agreed to grant the “Face” trademark to Facebook.
Discussion: The Next Web, Gizmodo and Pulse2
Brad McCarty / The Next Web: Facebook is trademarking “FACE”. How far is too far?
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Facebook Receives Notice Of Allowance For “Face” Trademark
Josh Halliday / Guardian:
Tim Berners-Lee: Facebook could fragment web
Tim Berners-Lee: Facebook could fragment web
Discussion: ITworld.com, Digital Trends, OStatic blogs, CNET News, Fast Company and PC Pro
Nancy Gohring / ITworld.com: Tim Berners-Lee criticizes Web leaders
Jeffrey Van Camp / Digital Trends: Inventor of web criticizes Facebook and cable ISPs
Lance Whitney / CNET News: Tim Berners-Lee: The Web is threatened
Nicole Kobie / PC Pro: Government minister backtracks on net neutrality
Kids in the U.S. Eyeing Big-Ticket Tech This Holiday Season — With Black Friday rapidly approaching, parents may want to get up early Friday morning to find deals, as a recent survey shows their kids are eyeing some wallet-stretching electronics this holiday season.
Discussion: ITworld.com, PC World, SAI, L.A. Times Tech Blog, Hillicon Valley, Crave, Notebooks.com, MacDailyNews, IGN Gear, Gearlog, MobileBurn.com, www.pocketgamer.biz, Yahoo! News, Eurogamer, The Loop and Gamasutra
Chris Nerney / ITworld.com: Really young kids really want an iPad for holidays
Jeff Bertolucci / PC World: Kids Want iPads, Parents Shudder
Jay Yarow / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: CHART OF THE DAY: Android Phones Will Sell Well This Holiday Season
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Apple iPad tops kids' Christmas wish lists in survey
Gautham Nagesh / Hillicon Valley: Nielsen: Kids want iPads for Christmas
Don Reisinger / Crave: The gadget blog: Nielsen: Kids want iPad for holidays
Xavier Lanier / Notebooks.com: Buying the Kids a Tech Gift on Black Friday? They Probably Want an iPad or Laptop
Levi Buchanan / IGN Gear: More Kids Want iPads Than Consoles
Hilary Scott / Gearlog: Kids Want iPad Most This Holiday Season
Todd Haselton / MobileBurn.com: Apple iPad tops kids' holiday gift lists, says survey
Ben Patterson / Yahoo! News: Nearly 1 in 3 kids want an iPad for the holidays
Peter Cohen / The Loop: iPad, iPod touch top kids' holiday wish lists
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Google Fans Throw Eggs At Houses Blurred In Google Street View — Some people who chose to blur their houses on Google Street View in Germany received an unexpected real life blurring: Google fans who threw eggs at their homes. — Deutsche Welle reports that on Saturday …
Discussion: CNET News, The Not-So Private Parts, Deutsche Welle, Gizmodo, Fortune, Gawker, msnbc.com, The Huffington Post, SAI, The Atlantic Online and Tech Report
Chris Matyszczyk / CNET News: Google fans egg-bomb blurred German homes
Kyle VanHemert / Gizmodo: The Miracle of Birth on Google Street View
Seth Weintraub / Fortune: Caught on German Steetview: A birth and a birthday suit
Ryan Tate / Gawker: Pro-Google Vigilante Squad Terrorizes Germans
Bob Sullivan / msnbc.com: Google ‘fans’ egg blurred-out Street View homes
Nick Saint / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Pro-Google Vigilantes Throw Eggs At Houses That Opt Out Of Street View
Nicholas Jackson / The Atlantic Online: Pro-Google Vigilantes Throw Eggs at Homes Blurred in Street View
Ryan Tate / Gawker:
Google Fired an Apple Legend for Leaking Internal Memo — The saga of Randy Wigginton is long and lively. He was employee number six at Apple. A distinguished engineer at PayPal and eBay. And now word out of Google is that he's been fired there for leaking a raise.
Discussion: The Register and Pulse2
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Facebook Alternative Diaspora Launches Their Private Alpha With Some Bet Hedging — We've been tracking the progress of Diaspora, the open-source Facebook alternative, since before the project even started. That's because the idea got so much buzz on the crowdsourced micro-funding site Kickstarter …
Discussion: join diaspora, Mashable! and The Next Web
Brenna Ehrlich / Mashable!: Facebook Alternative Diaspora Releasing Private Alpha Invites
Courtney Boyd Myers / The Next Web: Diaspora Releases Alpha Invites Today
Ari Levy / Bloomberg:
Facebook Shares Get Sliced Into Derivatives as Value Surges — Facebook Inc.'s soaring valuation is spurring shareholders to slice and dice their stock, giving investors everywhere from Silicon Valley to Wall Street a chance to bet on the company. EB Exchange Funds LLC, based in San Francisco …
Josh Ong / AppleInsider:
Apple posts Black Friday sale teaser — In advance of the biggest shopping day of the year, Apple has posted a teaser for a Nov. 26 Black Friday sale on its website, telling customers to come back to the Apple Online Store on Friday for a special “holiday shopping event.”
Discussion: CNET News, PR Newswire, eWeek, Gizmodo, Examiner, msnbc.com, App Advice, PC World, GigaOM, Gearlog, Softpedia News, Pulse2, MacRumors, TUAW, I4U News, Geek.com, 9 to 5 Mac and SlashGear
David Carnoy / CNET News: Amazon Black Friday deal: $89 Kindle 2
Athima Chansanchai / msnbc.com: Find Black Friday sales on your phone, on the go
Jared Newman / PC World: Apple Black Friday Preview: Where to Find the Best Deals
Josh MacDonald / GigaOM: Black Friday Deals Coming from Apple
Brian Heater / Gearlog: Apple Black Friday Sale Gets Teased
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Apple Teases Consumers About Black Friday Deal
Victor Agreda, Jr / TUAW: Apple teases Black Friday specials but don't expect much
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Apple Black Friday Sale announced
Matthew Humphries / Geek.com: Apple starts teasing its Black Friday sale
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple announces Black Friday sale
Chris Thompson / About Foursquare:
Getting your “baggage” handled by the TSA? Yeah, there's a badge for that — Foursquare's irreverent sense of humor couldn't have come into play at a better time. As millions of travelers prepare for the US's busiest travel weekend of the year, foursquare has released a new badge picking up on America's latest punchline, the TSA.
Discussion: Social Medium, Mashable!, Pulse2, SAI and The Huffington Post
Brenna Ehrlich / Mashable!: Foursquare Takes on the TSA With “Baggage Handler” Badge
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Foursquare Announces A Humorous TSA Badge
Nick Saint / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Foursquare Piles On To The TSA With “Baggage Handler” Badge
Wozniak says he was wrong about Nuance/Apple deal — Retired Apple Inc co-founder Steve Wozniak said he was “totally wrong” in recently suggesting the iPhone maker had bought speech-recognition software maker Nuance Communications Inc. Nuance's shares had touched a 2-1/2-year high on Tuesday …
Discussion: Business Wire, 9 to 5 Mac, SAI, TechCrunch, Deal Journal, Nuance, VentureBeat, NBC Bay Area, Xconomy, Internet2Go, mocoNews, Pulse2, Mass High Tech, TVDeck.com Blog and Tech Trader Daily
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Whoa! Did Apple buy Voice Recognition company Nuance?
Jay Yarow / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Wozniak: Whoops! No, Apple Didn't Buy Nuance, I Just Thought I Read That Somewhere
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch: Apple Acquired Nuance? Five Reasons Why It's Probably Not True
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Did Apple buy voice recognition company Nuance, or is Wozniak off his rocker?
Rj Middleton / NBC Bay Area: Googleplex? YouTube May Stream Miramax Soon
Wade Roush / Xconomy: Wozniak Sets Blogs Atwitter with Apple-Nuance Remark
Greg Sterling / Internet2Go: Rumor: Apple Buying Nuance
Ingrid Lunden / mocoNews: Apple Buying Nuance? Wozniak Says He Got It Wrong
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Nuance Is Powering The Voice Recognition Capabilities For Ask.com iPhone App
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Zynga Is “Extremely Pleased” With Playdom/Disney Litigation Settlement — A little over a year ago Zynga sued rival game startup Playdom for, among other things, misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract, breach of the duty of loyalty, tortious interference with contracts …
Discussion: Inside Social Games, VentureBeat, Gamasutra, Pulse2, paidContent and SAI
Chris Morrison / Inside Social Games: Zynga Settles Lawsuit Against Playdom
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Zynga and Playdom settle trade-secret lawsuit
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Playdom-Disney Settles Litigation With Zynga
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Zynga And Playdom Settle Their Legal Fight
Nicholas Carlson / SAI: Zynga And Playdom Settle Contentious Lawsuit
Dell selling Streak unlocked in US with Android 2.2, 32GB — Dell today began selling an unlocked version of the Streak along with an OS upgrade. The new version, which can now work on T-Mobile or other GSM carriers, is the first in the US to ship with Android 2.2 out of the box.
Discussion: BGR, Android Phone Fans, BlogsDNA, IntoMobile, Pulse2, Fortune, Newlaunches.com and BrokeController, Thanks:chrisleckness
Kevin Krause / Android Phone Fans: Dell Streak Now Shipping with Froyo Unlocked for $579, Available in Red and White
Nicholas Tarnowsky / BlogsDNA: Dell Now Selling Streak Tablet With Android 2.2 Unlocked in the US
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Dell Starts Selling Unlocked Version of Streak Tablet
Seth Weintraub / Fortune: Dell finally ships Android 2.2 on Streak
Ken Gagne / Computerworld:
Apple-1 goes for $213K in Christie's auction — It was No. 82 of about 200 Apple-1s made — Computerworld - Christie's auction house in London today sold an Apple-1 computer for £133,250, or $213,600. — The lot, which went up for auction at 9:30 a.m. ET today, had an estimated value of between $160,300 and $240,450.
Discussion: CNN, Bits, DailyFinance, Stuff.co.nz, Macworld, Tech Europe, HeraldSun, PC Magazine, Cult of Mac and MacDailyNews
John D. Sutter / CNN: (CNN) — One of Apple's first computers has sold for more than $200,000.
Nick Bilton / Bits: Apple Computer Sells for $213,600 at Auction
Ken Gagne / Macworld: Apple I goes for $213K in Christie's auction
Ben Rooney / Tech Europe: First Apple Sells For Record Price
Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine: Apple-1 Fetches $213,600 at Auction
Adam Rosen / Cult of Mac: Apple 1 Sells For $213,600 in Christie's Auction
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb:
Skyfire Debuts 3.0 for Android: A “Browser for the Social Networking Generation” — Skyfire, the mobile browser that brought Flash video to the iPhone, iPad and Android mobile devices, is unveiling version 3.0 for Android today. This latest version of Skyfire, dubbed the “Facebook edition” …
Discussion: eWeek, IntoMobile, The Next Web, GigaOM, MobileCrunch, Mashable!, NetworkEffect, VentureBeat, Pulse2, Softpedia News and Electronista
Michelle Maisto / eWeek: Skyfire 3.0 for Android Smartphones Integrates Facebook into Browser
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: Skyfire intros Facebook browser for Android
Brad McCarty / The Next Web: Skyfire for Android gets huge changes. Massively social browsing on the go.
Greg Kumparak / MobileCrunch: SkyFire 3.0 For Android Finds A Friend In Facebook
Blake Robinson / Mashable!: Skyfire Launches Android Browser With Deep Facebook Integration
Liz Gannes / NetworkEffect: Skyfire Launches “Facebook Edition” for Android
Riley McDermid / VentureBeat: Skyfire launches first mobile browser for “the social networking generation”
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Skyfire 3.0 Hits Android With An Added Social Networking Element
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Online Holiday Spending To Reach $32B; E-Commerce Sales Already Up 13 Percent — Good news for online retailers this holiday shopping season. According to data collected by comScore, e-commerce spending should increase by 11 percent this holiday shopping season.
Eric Slivka / MacRumors:
Apple Poaching Enterprise Sales Staff From Research in Motion — As evidence of Apple's strong push into the enterprise market for the iPhone, The Wall Street Journal reports (subscription required) that the company has hired at least five key members of Research in Motion's enterprise sales staff over the last year and a half.
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, AppleInsider, Dow Jones Newswires, SAI, BlackBerry Cool, Electronista and Edible Apple
Klint Finley / ReadWriteWeb: Apple Poaching RIM Sales Staff
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider: Apple hiring members of rival RIM's enterprise sales team
Stuart Weinberg / Dow Jones Newswires: Some Former RIM Enterprise Sales Staff Now Call Apple Home
Thomas Ricker / Engadget:
Is this the Motorola Olympus Tegra 2 smartphone? — A tipster is shopping this device around the tech blog circuit this morning claiming it's the first of two “iPhone killer” Olympus Tegra 2 smartphones from Motorola. At first glance, it looks like a Motorola Defy.
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Leak: Photo: Motorola Olympus: NVIDIA Tegra 2 powered Android monster
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Is This Motorola's Dual-Core Olympus Phone?
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Motorola Olympus Tegra 2 powered smartphone caught in wild
Michael Heller / Androinica: First Images of Motorola Olympus
Chuong Nguyen / GottaBeMobile: Potential Picture of the Tegra 2-Powered Motorola Olympus
Nicholas Gray / AndroidGuys: Fabled Motorola Olympus Spied
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Motorola's Tegra 2-Equipped Olympus Slate Caught on Camera?
Chris Davies / Android Community: Motorola's Tegra 2 Olympus leaks?
Simon Chester / MobileCrunch: Possible Tegra 2 powered Motorola Olympus spyshots emerge
Ryan Hamrick / Know Your Cell: Motorola Olympus caught on camera
Robert Nelson / Gadgetell: Motorola Olympus smartphone images surface, but are they real?
Nicholas Carlson / SAI:
How Kleiner Perkins Almost Blew Its Best Investment Since Google — The investment that could be Kleiner Perkins' greatest success since Google almost never was. — At the Web 2.0 conference in San Francisco last week, KP partner John Doerr said that “Zynga is the largest, most rapidly growing …
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Kleiner Perkins Rejected Zynga Twice Before Investing