Andy Rubin / The Official Google Blog:
Introducing Nexus S with Gingerbread — The very first Android phone hit the market in November 2008. Just over two years later, Android's vision of openness has spurred the development of more than 100 different Android devices. Today, more than 200,000 Android devices are activated daily worldwide.
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Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: Google Nexus S launches in time for Christmas
Janko Roettgers / GigaOM: Android's Gingerbread Brings WebM to Mobile Phones
Ina Fried / Mobilized: T-3 hours to Andy Rubin at D:Dive into Mobile
Greg Kumparak / MobileCrunch: Best Buy Pins A Price On The Nexus S: $199 with contract, $529 without
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch: The Google Nexus “S”: Because Samsung Doesn't Like Being No. 2
Seth Weintraub / Fortune: Has Android's growth slowed down?
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Has Android growth slowed?
Michael Santo / Examiner: Google and Samsung make the Nexus S official
Renai LeMay / Delimiter: Google Nexus S skips Australia
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: This Hour in Nexus S & Gingerbread: New Keyboard Available …
Ars Technica / Gadget Lab: Google Unveils Nexus S Smartphone, Gingerbread OS
Rob Beschizza / Boing Boing: Nexus S smartphone — Chew: You Nexus S, huh? I design your SD Card slot.
Antonio Wells / Android Tapp: What's New in Gingerbread Android 2.3
Stuart Miles / Pocket-lint: Google Android 2.3: New features detailed and explained
Brandon Miniman / pocketnow.com: What is the Contour Display on the Nexus S?
Jonathan Fildes / BBC: Google launches Nexus S phone in UK and US
Chris Smith / Thoughts from the Sidelines: Android 2.3 Gingerbread Unveiled Today, But Without a Bang …
Chris Ziegler / Engadget: Android 2.3 SDK revealed, Gingerbread improvements called out
James Temple / SFGate: Google unveils long-awaited smart phone
Ryan Faas / ITworld.com: Google announces Nexus S and Gingerbread, gives clues to Android development process
Sebastian Anthony / Download Squad: Android 2.3 Gingerbread SDK and the Nexus S announced by Google
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Google Nexus S official
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless: Google, Samsung launch Android 2.3-based Nexus S smartphone
Gavin Dunaway / Adotas: Can't Catch Google and Its Gingerbread Phone
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteMobile: Gingerbread Released, Here's What's New
Ingrid Lunden / mocoNews: Google: Gingerbread For The Holidays, Served On A Curved Nexus S
Chuong Nguyen / Notebooks.com: Google Announces Nexus S with Android 2.3 Gingerbread
Tim Bradshaw / Insights on the tech industry: Google switches to Samsung for Nexus S
Chuong Nguyen / GottaBeMobile: Pricing, Availability for Nexus S Revealed by Google
Taylor Wimberly / Android and Me: Samsung officially announces Nexus S with Android 2.3, available …
Michael Heller / Androinica: Introducing Gingerbread SDK! OTA Update in a few weeks.
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
TechCrunch Review: Google Nexus S — For the last few days we've been using the Google Nexus S, manufactured by Samsung, with the new Android 2.3 “Gingerbread” operating system. This is a phone that was designed with direct input from the Google Android team.
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Jared Newman / Computerworld: Google Nexus S: Hot and Not
Greg Kumparak / MobileCrunch: Surprise! The Nexus S has no microSD slot. Do you care?
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo: 5 Reasons We're Excited About Android 2.3 Gingerbread
Bryan Gardiner / SAI: What Is Near-Field Communication? — Samsung's Nexus S brings …
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: New Android Flagship Nexus S Comes Out Of Hiding
Jonathan S. Geller / BGR: Google pushes Android Gingerbread 2.3 to Nexus One handsets?
Matt Warman / Telegraph: First Review: Google Nexus S
Brian X. Chen / Gadget Lab: What You Need to Know About Android 2.3 Gingerbread
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: What's new in Android 2.3 ‘Gingerbread?’ Tablets, NFC, Games
Paul Weston / AndroidGuys: TechCrunch Reviews the Nexus S
Rajesh Pandey / Techie Buzz: Google Nexus S Officially Unveiled
Charles Arthur / Guardian: Google Nexus S launches in UK with Carphone Warehouse but without delivery date
Evan Selleck / SlashGear: Nexus S Reviewed by TechCrunch
Andrew / TmoNews: Nexus S Shows Up at BestBuy.com
Rob Coppinger / Inquirer: Google launches Nexus S with Android 2.3
Darnell / 901am: Google Preaches Purity With Google Nexus S
Android Developers Blog:
Android 2.3 Platform and Updated SDK Tools — Today we're announcing a new version of the Android platform — Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). It includes many new platform technologies and APIs to help developers create great apps. Some of the highlights include:
Discussion: Lifehacker, Google Operating System, Mashable!, BGR, IGN Gear, mobiputing, Softpedia News, Thoughts from the Sidelines, Mobilized, pocketnow.com, Shoutpedia, GigaOM, Droid Life, SlashGear, Android News, Rumours …, Android Community, BlogsDNA, Android Phone Fans, Android and Me, IntoMobile and TmoNews
Christina Warren / Mashable!: Android 2.3 Gingerbread Debuts on Samsung Nexus S
Andrew Munchbach / BGR: Google publishes Android 2.3 SDK for developers, details improvements
Scott Lowe / IGN Gear: Android 2.3 ‘Gingerbread’ Optimized for Gaming
Chris Smith / Thoughts from the Sidelines: PlayStation Phone Confirmed by Gingerbread Keyboard Code …
Ina Fried / Mobilized: Google Gives Gingerbread for the Holidays
Brandon Miniman / pocketnow.com: Android 2.3 Gingerbread Emulator Walkthrough (Video)
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: Android Gingerbread Arrives: More Exciting Than New Nexus S?
Evan Selleck / SlashGear: Android 2.3 SDK Released, Download Now [Video]
Tyler Cunningham / Android News, Rumours, and Updates: Nexus S landing page goes live on Best Buy's website
Evan Selleck / Android Community: Android 2.3 SDK Officially Released
Nicholas Tarnowsky / BlogsDNA: Google Releases Android 2.3 SDK for Developers
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: What Both Users and Developers Need to Know About Android 2.3 Gingerbread's SDK
Taylor Wimberly / Android and Me: How to install the Android SDK and play with Android 2.3 right now in the emulator
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: Google intros Nexus S with Android 2.3 Gingerbread
Marin Perez / IntoMobile:
Google Samsung Nexus S pricing: $529 unlocked, $199 with two-year contract — The Google Nexus S with Android 2.3 Gingerbread looks like a killer superphone and with the pricing, Google appears to have learned from its mistakes with the Nexus One. — You'll be able to stroll …
Discussion: Engadget, BBY.com, Phones Review, pocketnow.com, techblog.dallasnews.com, Android Community and Shoutpedia
Victor Godinez / techblog.dallasnews.com: Richardson-based Samsung Telecommunications America launching …
Chris Davies / Android Community: Nexus S $529 unlocked confirms Best Buy
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat:
Google finally spills the beans on Nexus S, coming Dec. 16 on T-Mobile
Google finally spills the beans on Nexus S, coming Dec. 16 on T-Mobile
Discussion: CNET News, Bits and Computerworld
Tom Krazit / CNET News: Google's humbler Nexus S strategy emerges
Jenna Wortham / Bits: Google Unveils the Nexus S Smartphone
JR Raphael / Computerworld: Android Gingerbread: The complete FAQ
Abraham Murray / The Official Google Blog:
Discover more than 3 million Google eBooks from your choice of booksellers and devices — Today is the first page in a new chapter of our mission to improve access to the cultural and educational treasures we know as books. Google eBooks will be available in the U.S. from a new Google eBookstore.
Discussion: Search Engine Watch, Gizmodo, Adobe, Wall Street Journal, Examiner, eWeek, Daring Fireball, Inquirer, Androinica, Internet Archive News, Business Wire, Wired Campus, IndieBound, Reuters, Hillicon Valley, GigaOM, App Advice, Ars Technica, CNET News, TechCrunch, TechFlash, Forbes, Redmond Pie, Google Operating System, Phones Review, Techland, Agence France Presse, Consumer Reports …, AndroidGuys, USA Today, 9 to 5 Mac, Lifehacker, BaltTech, Kindle Review, LaptopMemo, Googling Google Blog, Android Phone Fans, GeekTonic, Technology Review, Brij Singh's Blog, PC World, Digital Trends and MediaMemo, more at Mediagazer »
Jonathan Allen / Search Engine Watch: Google Launches eBookstore: Buy Books, Read Books, Shelve Books in the Cloud
Michael Santo / Examiner: The Google ebookstore opens for business
Michelle Maisto / eWeek: E-Reader Sales to Nearly Double Between 2012 and 2013: ABI Research
Rob Coppinger / Inquirer: Google announces Ebooks to drain your data allowance
Michael Heller / Androinica: Google eBookstore Launches in the U.S.
Internetarchive / Internet Archive News: The GBS “Shopping Mall” Vision, Realized
Ben Patterson / Business Wire: Kindle won't play nice with e-books purchased from Google's eBookstore
Jennifer Howard / Wired Campus: Google Enters the E-Book Market at Last
Alexei Oreskovic / Reuters: Google takes on Amazon, Apple in e-books market
Gautham Nagesh / Hillicon Valley: Google launches eBook store
James Kendrick / GigaOM: Google Books for Android — a Review
Chris Foresman / Ars Technica: Google launches eBookstore with choice of sellers and devices
Tom Krazit / CNET News: Google's Web e-book store ready for chapter 1
Devin Coldewey / TechCrunch: Google eBooks: E-Reading Takes To The Cloud
Eric Engleman / TechFlash: Google launches e-bookstore, taking aim at Amazon Kindle
Quentin Hardy / Forbes: Google eBooks Open for Business
Doug Aamoth / Techland: Google Launches E-book Store, Mobile and Web-based Apps
Glenn Chapman / Agence France Presse: Google opens e-book store in Kindle challenge
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: Google takes on Apple, Amazon with ebookstore
Kevin Purdy / Lifehacker: Google eBookstore Opens with 3 Million Titles, Free Android and iOS Reader Apps
Gus Sentementes / BaltTech: Google eBooks: Yet another ebooks platform! Yippee!
Stefan Etienne / LaptopMemo: Google eBooks Has Arrived
Christopher Dawson / Googling Google Blog: Google eBooks: The good, the bad, and the ugly
Kevin Krause / Android Phone Fans: Long-Rumored Google Editions Launches as Google eBooks, Android App Available Now
Brent Evans / GeekTonic: Google Opens eBook store and eReader apps
Erica Naone / Technology Review: Google Opens a Virtual Bookstore
Brij / Brij Singh's Blog: Google Launches Google eBooks. Brings 3 Million Titles and Indies to the eBook War
Jeffrey Van Camp / Digital Trends: Google launches eBookstore with 3 million books
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Another eBook Store? Yep! But This One's From Google.
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Google's New Bookstore Cracks Open the E-book Market — Google today launched its long-awaited electronic book store, called simply Google eBooks, with more than 3 million titles and 4,000 publishers participating as partners, including most of the major industry names.
Joe Wilcox / BetaNews: Is someone fixing ebook prices?
Julie Bosman / New York Times: Google Opens Doors to E-Bookstore
DC Denison / O'Reilly Radar: Getting Google to notice your ebook
Ryan Singel / Epicenter: Google Launches Online Bookstore, Challenging Amazon
Erica Sadun / TUAW: Sorry Google Books, I'm sticking with iBooks
Dave Dickson / Adobe Digital Publishing: Google adopts Adobe eBook DRM
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Official Google Books iOS App Goes Live
Laurie Sullivan / MediaPost: Google eBookstore Goes Head-To-Head With Amazon
Tehseen Baweja / Techie Buzz: Google Launches eBookstore With 3 Million eBooks
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Reading A Google eBook On My iPad
Seth Weintraub / Fortune: Google finally opens its eBookstore in the Cloud
David Whitehouse / SEO Blog by Dave Naylor: Google Move Into B2C With eBookstore And Google Nexus S
Kevin Bunkley / Tech Report: Google's eBookstore is Loiterer-Friendly
James McQuivey / paidContent:
The Ultimate Effect Of Google E-Books: A New Ad-Supported Model For Books
The Ultimate Effect Of Google E-Books: A New Ad-Supported Model For Books
Dwight Silverman / Houston Chronicle:
Consumer Reports: AT&T is the worst carrier — Consumer Reports is out with its latest survey of cell phone service by its members, and AT&T is now ranked as the worst in the country, as well as the worst in Houston. — In the 2009 survey, AT&T was at the bottom of the list locally, but came in next-to-last nationally.
Discussion: The Microsoft Blog, IntoMobile, BGR, SlashGear, Consumer Reports …, MacRumors, MobileBurn.com, Mobilized, Phones Review, TiPb, L.A. Times Tech Blog, TechFlash, TUAW, 9 to 5 Mac, PhoneDog.com and iPhone Buzz, Thanks:dsilverman
Chris Davies / SlashGear: AT&T worst US carrier claims Consumer Reports
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: AT&T Fares Poorly in ‘Consumer Reports’ Ratings
Todd Haselton / MobileBurn.com: Consumer Reports ranks AT&T as worst U.S. wireless carrier
Ina Fried / Mobilized: Consumer Reports Slams AT&T (Again)
Allyson Kazmucha / TiPb: iPhone-exclusive AT&T ranked worst carrier in the US by Consumer Reports
Tiffany Hsu / L.A. Times Tech Blog: AT&T ranked worst cellphone service provider by Consumer Reports
David Quilty / TUAW: AT&T rated worst cellphone provider by Consumer Reports
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Consumer Reports absolutely destroys AT&T
Shane McGlaun / iPhone Buzz: AT&T rated worst carrier, $25 iPhone 4 at Radio Shack, Parrot AR.Drone review
Kirk Hiner / Appletell:
Appletell exclusive: Mac App Store to open December 13th? — An inside source has just told us that Apple is targeting a Monday, December 13th launch of the Mac App Store. The company apparently told developers to have their software prepared for a launch as early as Monday the 6th of this month …
Discussion: Computerworld, Digital Trends, App Advice, Engadget, CNET News, eWeek, AppleInsider, GigaOM, TechSpot, Notebooks.com, BlogsDNA, MacStories, Geek.com and I4U News, Thanks:aczafra
Gregg Keizer / Computerworld: Apple to launch Mac App Store next week, says report
Molly McHugh / Digital Trends: Mac app store could be here next week
Bryan Wolfe / App Advice: Don't Expect Trial Software At Mac App Store
Thomas Ricker / Engadget: Mac App Store launching on December 13th?
Don Reisinger / CNET News: Rumor: Mac App Store launching December 13
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Apple Prepping Mac App Store for Dec. 13: Rumors
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: Rumor Has It: Mac App Store Arriving Before Christmas?
Jose Vilches / TechSpot: Apple lays down Mac App Store rules, launching next week?
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Is This The Finder You Want in OS X Lion?
Matthew Humphries / Geek.com: Mac App Store may go live December 13
Shane McGlaun / I4U News: Mac App Store to Launch December 13 According to Rumor
Neil Hughes / AppleInsider:
Verizon may pay Apple to keep iPhone away from T-Mobile, Sprint — With the launch of the Verizon iPhone widely expected in early 2011, the wireless carrier may pay Apple to keep its smartphone off of rival networks Sprint and T-Mobile. — Analyst Shaw Wu with Kaufman Bros. said in a note …
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Marguerite Reardon / CNET News: Verizon may pay Apple for iPhone semi-exclusive
Matt Phillips / MarketBeat: Apple's iPhone and Verizon: An Analyst Update
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: Report: Apple has cut a sweet deal with Verizon for the iPhone
Richi Jennings / PC World: Blogwatch: Verizon Wants iPhone Exclusivity
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: Rumor Has It: Verizon to Pay for iPhone Semi-Exclusivity
Michael Santo / Examiner: Verizon working to keep the iPhone away from Sprint, T-Mobile?
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Analyst: Verizon Wants Pseudo-Exclusive on iPhone
Ed Sutherland / Cult of Mac: Analyst: Verizon Getting AT&T-Like iPhone Deal from Apple
Michelle Maisto / eWeek: Verizon iPhone Deal May Include Shutting Out T-Mobile, Sprint: Analyst
Federico Viticci / MacStories: New Report Claims Verizon Doesn't Want The iPhone On Other U.S. Carriers
Robert Nelson / Thoughts from the Sidelines: Verizon Rumored As Willing To Pay To Keep The iPhone Away …
Kathy Kristof / CBS Money Watch:
Online Retailer Charged with Fraud, Threats — DecorMyEyes founder Vitaly Borker — also known as Tony Russo and Stanley Bolds — was arrested Monday and charged with defrauding customers of his online eye wear company and making repeated and violent threats to customers who attempted to return defective goods.
Discussion: L.A. Times Tech Blog, SAI and The Atlantic Online
Tiffany Hsu / L.A. Times Tech Blog: First, good Google rankings, then an arrest for cyber-bullying …
Alyson Shontell / SAI: DecorMyEyes Founder Arrested For Defrauding Customers
Alexis Madrigal / The Atlantic Online: Subject of Times' Expose Arrested, Charged With Defrauding Customers
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
DecorMyEyes Merchant Vitaly Borker Arrested After NYT Piece On Google Rankings
DecorMyEyes Merchant Vitaly Borker Arrested After NYT Piece On Google Rankings
Discussion: CNET News
Caroline McCarthy / CNET News: Rogue merchant arrested after gaming Google
Dan Frommer / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider:
TUMBLR IS BACK! — Tumblr is on its way back up after an extended outage that started yesterday. — While the outage was certainly a bad and stressful thing for the company, it shouldn't cost it too many users, provided it doesn't become a habit. (And provided there wasn't a massive data loss.)
Discussion: L.A. Times Tech Blog, Mashable!, Techie Buzz and Gawker, more at Mediagazer », Thanks:boodycw
Tiffany Hsu / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Tumblr returning — slowly
Brenna Ehrlich / Mashable!: Tumblr To Come Back Shortly, After Almost 24 Hours
Keith Dsouza / Techie Buzz: Tumblr Comes Back Online
Ryan Tate / Gawker: Tumblr Apocalypse Never Ends
Founder Control — Someone we funded is talking to VCs now, and asked me how common it was for a startup's founders to retain control of the board after a series A round. He said VCs told him this almost never happened. Ten years ago that was true. In the past, founders rarely kept control …
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Russia's DST Out of Twitter Funding Race, With Kleiner Poised to Take the Deal — According to sources close to the situation, the aggressive Russian investment outfit DST Global is out of the running to fund Twitter. — Instead, the prize is almost certainly going to Kleiner Perkins …
Milo Yiannopoulos / Telegraph:
Dark forces gunning for Google — Microsoft has been funding an organisation seemingly set up to make trouble for the search giant. — Last week's announcement that Google is to be investigated by the EU for allegedly giving preference to its own services and advertisers in search rankings …
Discussion: SAI and Techie Buzz
Ryan Lawler / GigaOM:
Cord Cutting Could Get Costly for ESPN — ESPN released new data Monday calling into question the number of people that have canceled their cable bills. But while ESPN seeks to downplay the effect that cord cutters have, it may already feeling the hurt from the drop in pay TV subscribers — to the tune of $1.3 million per month.
Discussion: paidContent, ESPN MediaZone, CrunchGear and SAI
Andrew Wallenstein / paidContent: Which TV Channels Can't Cord-Cutters Live Without?
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: ESPN: Only .11 Percent Of Households Have Cut The Cord (And These …
Dashiell Bennett / SAI: ESPN Says Cord Cutting Is A “Very Minor” Issue
Tony Romm / The Politico:
White House to continue copyright crackdown — The Obama administration is just getting started in its mission to shut down rogue websites that illegally share copyrighted content such as movies and music. — The White House's intellectual property czar, Victoria Espinel …
Discussion: Techdirt and ReadWriteWeb
Mike Masnick / Techdirt: US Copyright Czar: Expect More Domain Censorship
Nadia Damouni / Reuters:
AOL plots breakup, then merger with Yahoo: sources — (Reuters) - AOL Inc, undergoing a radical transformation into the king of content on the Internet, is actively exploring a breakup of the company involving a complicated series of transactions that may lead to a merger with Yahoo Inc, sources close to the plans said.
Discussion: Pulse2, Mashable!, DailyTech, VatorNews, CNET News, TechCrunch and Between the Lines Blog, more at Mediagazer »
Shane McGlaun / DailyTech: AOL Eyes Breaking Itself Up, Possible Merger with Yahoo
Faith Merino / VatorNews: AOL considering breakup, merger with Yahoo
Caroline McCarthy / CNET News: Yet another rumor of AOL split, Yahoo merger
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch: YAOLhoo: Two Rocks Do Not Float Better Than One
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: Reality check: Why exactly would Yahoo be interested in an AOL merger?
Ryan Kim / GigaOM:
Sprint's Future: No iDEN, LTE (Maybe) — Sprint is rolling out a $4-5 billion plan to modernize and converge its network in a wide-ranging effort that will mean the end of its iDEN network and a possible embrace of LTE down the road. The Sprint Network Vision blueprint will involve replacing …
Discussion: BGR, DSLreports, Between the Lines Blog and pocketnow.com
Andrew Munchbach / BGR: Sprint outlines network evolution plan, multimode towers in 2011
Stephen Schenck / pocketnow.com: Sprint Plans Network Upgrades, New PTT System for 2011
Zach Epstein / BGR:
Pandora has a change of heart; no Windows Phone 7 app planned [Updated] — Back in March of this year, Microsoft proudly announced that Pandora would be one of its big-name Windows Phone 7 launch partners. In an interesting turn of events last week, however, the popular Internet radio provider …
Discussion: pocketnow.com, SAI and WMPoweruser.com
Anton D. Nagy / pocketnow.com: Pandora Says No Windows Phone 7 App Planned (Update)
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Zynga's CityVille Springs To A Metropolis Overnight (Surprised?) — Late last week, Zynga launched CityVille, its latest flagship title that's sure to draw millions of rabid fans. The game represents Zynga's entry into the very popular (and already-crowded) city-building genre …
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft Blog:
Microsoft seeks to lure Salesforce users with new promotion — On the opening day of Salesforce.com's Dreamforce user conference, Microsoft is going on the offensive by launching a new promotion aimed at getting users to switch to its Dynamics CRM Online offering.
Discussion: internetnews.com, SAI, CNET News, Microsoft, eWeek, Seattle Times, Softpedia News and MSDN Blogs
Quin Street Corporation / internetnews.com: Microsoft Targets Salesforce Customers
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: Microsoft offering cash to Salesforce switchers
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Microsoft Swipes at Salesforce.com with Dynamics CRM Rebate
Sharon Pian Chan / Seattle Times: Microsoft courts Salesforce.com customers with $200 cash rebates
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
US Copyright Group Drops Cases Against Thousands of BitTorrent Users — The US Copyright Group (USCG) campaign to turn piracy into profit is starting to fall apart. Today, the anti-piracy lawyers dropped 97% of the alleged BitTorrent file-sharers from the Far Cry case because of a lack of jurisdiction.
Thomas Mennecke / Slyck: Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against US Copyright Group
Josh Constine / Inside Facebook:
Facebook Profile Redesign Will Coax More Data From Users: An In-Depth Review — Facebook has released a major redesign of the user profile which makes more profile info, photos, and friends immediately visible. A single panel navigation system, image-accompanied Likes, Friendship Page previews …
Discussion: internetnews.com, Digital Media Wire, SiliconANGLE and Computerworld
Quin Street Corporation / internetnews.com: Facebook Tunes Up Profile Pages
Mark Hefflinger / Digital Media Wire: Facebook Rolling Out Photo-Centric Profile Page Redesign
Ian Paul / Computerworld: Facebook's Profile Redesign: A Tour