Rajen Sheth / The Official Google Blog:
Introducing Google Message Continuity, powered by Postini — When we acquired Postini in 2007, we incorporated additional cloud-based spam and virus filtering, email archiving and encryption services into our Enterprise products. We had a vision that the power of the cloud could deliver …
Matthew Lynley / VentureBeat: Google to lure enterprise users by copying Microsoft Exchange data to the cloud
Juan Carlos Perez / Computerworld: Google preps Gmail-based backup for Exchange
Clint Boulton / eWeek: Google Message Continuity Replicates Microsoft Exchange Data
Matthew O'Connor / Google Enterprise Blog: Bringing Gmail's reliability to Microsoft® Exchange
Arik Hesseldahl / NewEnterprise: Google Offers A Cloud-Based Safety Net For Microsoft Exchange
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: You can now use Gmail to backup Microsoft Exchange
Tom Warren / WinRumors: Google announces ‘Message Continuity’ …
Cade Metz / The Register:
Google morphs Gmail into Microsoft backup service — Backup today. Flee Redmond tomorrow — Google has unveiled a service that lets businesses use Gmail as a back-up for Microsoft Exchange. — Known as Google Message Continuity, the service replicates all your Microsoft Exchange data on Google's servers.
Discussion: SAI and silicontap.com
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Microsoft: “Yeah, We Tried To Acquire Facebook.” — While on the “How To Get Acquired” panel here at Le Web, Microsoft Senior Director of Corporate Strategy and Acquisitions Fritz Lanman admitted that Microsoft did try to acquire the social network Facebook, acquisition talks first reported …
Discussion: Microsoft Watch, CNET News, TechFlash, WinRumors, GeekSmack and The Atlantic Online
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: Details emerge of Microsoft's failed Facebook buy
Tom Warren / WinRumors: Microsoft: We tried to buy Facebook
Paul Paliath / GeekSmack: Microsoft admits to attempting to acquire Facebook
Nicholas Jackson / The Atlantic Online: Microsoft Executive Admits Company Tried to Acquire Facebook
More Wikileaks: The 24-hour Athenian democracy … I am talking to members of a group called “Anonymous”, using a web-based collaborative text-editing service. It is the first such interview for all of us, and their answers begin to collide on the page. One member comes from Norway …
Discussion: Foreign Policy, Computerworld, New York Times, Help Net Security, Agence France Presse, SAI, Fast Company and Guardian
Evgeny Morozov / Foreign Policy: Parsing the impact of Anonymous
Robert McMillan / Computerworld: Group used 30,000-node botnet in MasterCard, PayPal attacks
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry / SAI: Meet Operation Payback: The Guys Shutting Down Visa And Mastercard …
Charles Arthur / Guardian: The Technology newsbucket: Anonymous investigated, Azure priced …
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Amazon Explains Why It's OK to Sell Books About the WikiLeaks Stuff It Won't Host
Amazon Explains Why It's OK to Sell Books About the WikiLeaks Stuff It Won't Host
Discussion: The Next Web, L.A. Times Tech Blog, Techdirt, Associated Press, Fast Company, ReadWriteWeb, SAI, NBC Bay Area, TechCrunch and TechEye
W.J. Hennigan / L.A. Times Tech Blog: WikiLeaks: Amazon U.K. sells parts of diplomatic cables in e-book
Mike Masnick / Techdirt: Amazon Won't Host Wikileaks... But Will Sell The Leaked Cables For Your Kindle?
Dana Wollman / Associated Press: Amazon's UK site selling WikiLeaks excerpts
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb: Operation Payback Targets Amazon; Wikileaks Cables Found in Kindle Book Store
Glynnis MacNicol / SAI: Amazon UK Is Selling The WikiLeaks Cables As A Kindle Book
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch: WikiLeaks Against Amazon's TOS, But For Sale In The Kindle Store
Bankston / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Information is the Antidote to Fear: Wikileaks, the Law, and You
Information is the Antidote to Fear: Wikileaks, the Law, and You
Discussion: CNET News
Declan McCullagh / CNET News: Feds hint at charges for WikiLeaks' Assange
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Why Wikileaks Will Never Be Closed Or Blocked
Why Wikileaks Will Never Be Closed Or Blocked
Discussion: Inquirer, TechCrunch, The Register and Associated Press
Rob Coppinger / Inquirer: Amazon profits from Wikileaks
Paul Miller / Engadget:
Google Cr-48 Chrome laptop preview — Well, would you look at what showed up on our frigid doorstep this morning? That's right, we are now the proud owners of Google's first Chrome OS laptop — the Cr-48. Obviously, we ripped open the box and got right to handling the 12.1-inch, Atom-powered laptop.
Discussion: TechCrunch and Between the Lines Blog
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Two Days After Unveiling, Cr-48 Chrome Notebook Already Showing Up On Doorsteps — Ben Kessler woke up to an unexpected surprise on the doorstep of his New York home this morning: a Cr-48. Yes, the just-unveiled Google Chrome Notebook is already rolling out to those who requested one.
Discussion: Fortune, SlashGear, Chrome Story, Softpedia News and Electronista
Seth Weintraub / Fortune: Chrome OS CR-48 Netbooks begin to arrive
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Google Cr-48 Chrome OS notebooks being delivered today
8% of online Americans use Twitter — This is the first-ever survey reading from the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project that exclusively examines Twitter users. In previous surveys, the Project had asked internet users whether they “used Twitter or another service …
Discussion: TechEye, ReadWriteWeb, Tech Daily Dose, CNET News, Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim, L.A. Times Tech Blog, SAI, Mashable!, techPresident, USA Today, VentureBeat, SiliconANGLE, msnbc.com, NetworkEffect, digiphile, The Next Web, Guardian, eWeek, GigaOM, SFGate, VatorNews, Los Angeles Times, Adotas, Search Engine Land and IBD Click
Dean Wilson / TechEye: Eight percent of US adults use Twitter
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb: Who Uses Twitter? Not My Techie, 30-Something Friends
Eliza Krigman / Tech Daily Dose: Study: Twitter Use More Popular Among Young Minorities
Lance Whitney / CNET News: Survey: 8 percent of online Americans use Twitter
Cynthia Boris / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: Twitter's Huge! Or is it?
Jessica Guynn / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Pew says 8% of American adults who use Internet are Twitter users
Radhika Marya / Mashable!: Who's Using Twitter? [REPORT]
Nancy Scola / techPresident: Pew: Twitter's Your Place for News
Cherr Aira Quintana / SiliconANGLE: Only 2% of Americans Tweet Daily. Where are Those Tweets America?
Suzanne Choney / msnbc.com: 8 percent of online Americans use Twitter
Chad Catacchio / The Next Web: Pew Research: 8% of US adult Internet users are on Twitter, 2% use it daily
Clint Boulton / eWeek: Twitter Used by 8% of Americans, Pew Says
Benny Evangelista / SFGate: Pew report: 8 percent of online American adults use Twitter
Faith Merino / VatorNews: Pew: 8% of adults use Twitter
Jeffrey Van Camp / Los Angeles Times: Survey: 6 percent of all Americans use Twitter
Gavin Dunaway / Adotas: Zombies Running Rampant on Twitter
Matt McGee / Search Engine Land: Twitter's US Adoption At 8%, Report Says
Brian Deagon / IBD Click: Is Twitter Losing Out To Facebook?
Brooke Crothers / CNET News:
Apple to tap Intel's graphics for future MacBooks — Apple has decided to use Intel's upcoming Sandy Bridge processors in its MacBook line, a transition that will occur in 2011, squeezing out Nvidia's graphics processors in at least some models of the popular laptops, sources have told CNET.
Discussion: VentureBeat, Hardware 2.0 Blog, Electronista, eWeek, MacRumors, Softpedia News, Gizmodo, TUAW, SlashGear, Engadget and O'Grady's PowerPage
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Intel wins over Apple as it tries to kill Nvidia with graphics …
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0 Blog: Apple risking performance (and reputation) …
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Apple MacBooks Will Use Intel ‘Sandy Bridge’ Processors: Report
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Apple Shifting to Intel Graphics for Future MacBooks and 13-Inch MacBook Pros?
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Apple Sandy Bridge testing tips huge CPU/GPU refresh
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
The Full List Of The Top iPhone And iPad Apps Of 2010 — We've already highlighted the four apps that Apple has chosen as their “award winners” for 2010. But they've also highlighted the following: Overall Paid iPhone Apps, Overall Free iPhone Apps, Overall Grossing iPhone Apps …
Discussion: CNET News, BGR, ReadWriteWeb, VentureBeat, GigaOM, 9 to 5 Mac, Know Your Cell, SAI, Redmond Pie, TUAW, Gearlog, NBC Bay Area, MacStories and Macworld
Don Reisinger / CNET News: Chatroulette, iPad lead Google's Zeitgeist 2010
Zach Epstein / BGR: Apple reveals top iPhone, iPad apps of 2010
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: With Angry Birds at the top, Apple releases its top iTunes content of 2010
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: iTunes Rewind 2010 Highlights Top Apps, App Trends
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple will help you share and purchase apps
Sean Fallon / Know Your Cell: Apple's top iPhone and iPad apps of 2010
Taimur Asad / Redmond Pie: Top 10 iPhone and iPad Apps of 2010
Steven Sande / TUAW: Four Apple products in TIME's Top 10 Gadgets list
Brian Heater / Gearlog: Angry Birds, Facebook Top 2010 iPhone Apps
Sajid Farooq / NBC Bay Area: Apple Flips for Flipboard
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Apple Also Confirms What The App Store Has Become
Dan Moren / Macworld: iTunes Rewind 2010 rounds up the year in apps
Jonathan S. Geller / BGR:
Best Buy Mobile offering iPhone 3GS for free on December 10th — We just received a tip from a Best Buy ninja of ours, and well, it seems that Radio Shack isn't the only game in town in you're looking for an Apple iPhone. Best Buy will be offering up Apple's iPhone 3GS for free for one day only, this Friday the 10th.
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, Business Wire, IntoMobile, I4U News, Softpedia News, TiPb, TUAW, PhoneArena, iLounge and SlashPhone
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple Store: 'We don't price match the iPhone...period'
Ben Patterson / Business Wire: iOS clearance sales: Refurb iPads for up to $100 off, iPhone 3GS for free
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Free Android Phones available at Best Buy including Incredible, Optimus S and Vortex
Jeremy Sikora / TiPb: Best Buy giving Apple's iPhone 3GS away for free on December 10th
Steven Sande / TUAW: Get a free iPhone 3GS at Best Buy on December 10
Charles Starrett / iLounge: Best Buy to offer free iPhone 3GS December 10th
Seth Weintraub / Fortune:
Andy Rubin: Google activates 300,000 phones every day — Google may now be the biggest smartphone vendor on earth. — Andy Rubin just Tweeted that Google (GOOG) is activating 300,000 phones a day. That passes Apple's (AAPL) iOS, that passes Blackberry (RIMM).
Discussion: MobileCrunch, pocketnow.com, VentureBeat, AppleInsider, AndroidGuys, Electronista, Mobilized, Reuters, DSLreports, blogs.chron.com, ThinkMobile, Droid Life, Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim, SlashGear, MacHackPC, Appolicious Advisor, BGR, BeyondVC, TechEye, Androinica, Inquirer, PhoneArena, ITProPortal, GeekSmack, LaptopMemo and The Next Web, Thanks:markgurman
Greg Kumparak / MobileCrunch: Android Now Seeing 300,000 Activations Per Day
Anton D. Nagy / pocketnow.com: Andy Rubin: More Than 300,000 Daily Android Activations
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Android hits 300,000 daily activation milestone
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider: Google activating 300,000 Android devices per day, for free
Andrew Gomez / AndroidGuys: Andy Rubin: “Over 300,000 Android Activations Per Day”
Tarmo Virki / Reuters: Google's Android closing gap on Nokia's Symbian
Todd Ogasawara / ThinkMobile: Android Phone NOT in a Lull: 300K Activations Per Day
Frank Reed / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: Android Devices Being Activated Around 10 Million Per Month Rate
Howard Wolinsky / Appolicious Advisor: Android biggest activator on Earth? Maybe, maybe not
Andrew Munchbach / BGR: Andy Rubin: over 300,000 Android phones are being activated every day
Dean Wilson / TechEye: Google reveals 300,000 Android phones activated every day
Andrew Kameka / Androinica: Android: 300,000 daily activations and counting
Spencer Dalziel / Inquirer: Android smartphones are shipping in large numbers
Paul Paliath / GeekSmack: Andy Rubin: Over 300,000 Android phones activated daily
Stefan Etienne / LaptopMemo: 300,000 Android Phones Are Activated Each Day, Worldwide, According To Andy Rubin
Tris Hussey / The Next Web: 300,000 Android Phones Activated a Day
Andrey Doronichev / Google Mobile Blog:
YouTube 2.1 App Now Available on Android Market — When you're watching a video on YouTube, how often do you JUST watch the video? If you're like me, you scroll down, maybe read the video description and glance over at the related videos to choose what you might watch next.
Discussion: GigaOM, AndroidGuys, Softpedia News, Download Squad, Eurodroid, DroidDog Android Blog, PhoneArena and The Next Web
Ryan Lawler / GigaOM: YouTube Sides With Android in iPhone Mobile Battle
Scott Webster / AndroidGuys: FlightView Elite at Half Price for One Day Only
John Walton / DroidDog Android Blog: YouTube 2.1 hits the Android Market
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily:
Forecast: IPad Will Generate Two Percent of North American Net Traffic by End of 2011 — How's this for a prediction? By the end of 2011, the iPad will generate more than two percent of all North American Web traffic. — That's according to Chitika, which has been tracking iPad adoption rates …
Discussion: CNET News, MacRumors, 9 to 5 Mac and Electronista
John Paczkowski / CNET News: Forecast: iPad share of Net traffic to double in a year
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: iPad Predicted to Represent 2% of North American Web Traffic by End of 2011
Johanna Wright / The Official Google Blog:
Zeitgeist 2010: How the world searched — In the search team we talk a lot about that people are always looking for new things with Google. In fact, about 20% of our queries are new each day. As it gets to be the end of the year, it's a great time to look at what searches we all have in common.
Discussion: Search Engine Land, TechCrunch, msnbc.com, Softpedia News and Neowin.net
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land: Google Releases Zeitgeist 2010: Justin Bieber To Chatroulette & iPad To Haiti
Athima Chansanchai / msnbc.com: Google top searches 2010: World Cup and iPad
Wall Street Journal:
16 Tycoons Agree to Give Away Fortunes — The billionaire founder of social network Facebook Inc. has agreed to give the majority of his wealth to charity, part of a broader group of rich entrepreneurs committing to philanthropy earlier in their lives. — Mark Zuckerberg has signed onto the …
Discussion: Mashable!, Social Medium, The Raw Feed, NBC Bay Area, ITProPortal, Gizmodo, Softpedia News, The Next Web and Gawker
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Mark Zuckerberg to Donate Most of His Wealth to Charity
Michael Preston / NBC Bay Area: Facebook's Zuckerberg to Give Away Half of His Fortune
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Zuckerberg Will Donate the Majority of His Wealth
Chad Catacchio / The Next Web: Zuckerberg pledges to give majority of wealth to charity
Stephanie Strom / New York Times:
Donations Ban on iPhone Apps Irritates Nonprofits — The nonprofit world is stewing over the ban Apple has put on making donations on the iPhone via charity apps. — No one, including Apple, has data on how many nonprofits have created apps for the iPhone.
Discussion: PC World, Computerworld, MobileBurn.com and Beth's Blog
Jared Newman / PC World: Apple Shunned for iPhone's No-Donation Policy
Preston Gralla / Computerworld: Apple the Grinch bans charitable donations on iPhone apps
Todd Haselton / MobileBurn.com: Nonprofits turned off by Apple's in-app donation ban
Carolyn Penner / Twitter Blog:
To Trend or Not to Trend... Since Twitter first introduced the Trends feature in the summer of 2008, one frequently asked question has been “Why isn't X trending?” This question has come up around a variety of subjects, from #justinbieber and #adamlambert to #flotilla, #iranelection and #demo2010.
Frank Watson / Search Engine Watch: Is Twitter Redefining Trending In Response To Pro-WikiLeaks Hacking?
Caroline McCarthy / CNET News: Twitter: We aren't blocking WikiLeaks info
Charles Arthur / Guardian: Wikileaks: Twitter explains why it's not trending, as hackers play cat and mouse
Paul McNamara / Network World: Latest on the Wikileaks ‘information war’
Oliver Chiang / SelectStart: Prompted By WikiLeaks Queries, Twitter Finally Explains Trends Algorithm
Brian Heater / Gearlog: Twitter “Absolutely Not” Blocking WikiLeaks Trends
Anthony Ha / VentureBeat: Twitter explains how to get big in Trends
Frank Reed / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: Wikileaks Drama Forces Twitter to ‘Explain’ Trending Service
Phil Muncaster / V3.co.uk: Amazon braced for DDoS as WikiLeaks retaliation continues
Damon Kiesow / Poynter: Twitter explains Assange's absence from its trending topics
Jessica Dolcourt / CNET News:
Snapstick takes on Apple TV, Google TV — Snapstick in action in CNET headquarters on an iPhone 4 and TV monitor. — A startup called Snapstick is introducing its spin on Internet TV today that it hopes will compete heavily with Apple TV, Google TV, and other set-top boxes.
Discussion: IntoMobile, VentureBeat, ReadWriteWeb, GigaOM, SiliconANGLE, TechCrunch, Pronet Advertising and The Next Web
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: Snapstick brings web contet to big screen, turns iPhone into visual remote
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Snapstick lets you view web content on your TV with a flick of your wrist
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb: Snapstick Could End The Battle Over Your TV Screen
Ryan Lawler / GigaOM: Snapstick Wants to Wirelessly Stream Hulu to Your TV
Aimee Sway / Pronet Advertising: How to Create Web Content that Motivates
Charles Starrett / iLounge:
First iPad 2G case shows rear camera, new curves? — Shenzhen MacTop Electronics, a Chinese manufacturer, is now offering what it claims is a case for the second-generation iPad. Dubbed the “Crystal Case for iPad 2nd Generation,” the case appears to have different, slimmer contours …
Discussion: MacRumors, PhoneDog.com, 9 to 5 Mac, MacStories, Covering Web, TiPb, SlashGear, CrunchGear, Gadget Lab, Erictric, TechMobiCity and Electronista, Thanks:starrett
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Claimed Next-Generation iPad Cases Suggest Rear-Facing Camera, SD Card Slot?
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: Leaks begin: Is this an iPad 2.0 case?
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Is This The First iPad 2 Case? With A Rear Camera?
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: iPad 2 cases reveal rear-facing camera, SD card slot?
Evan Selleck / SlashGear: iPad 2 Case Shows Up on Website, Shows Opening for Camera
John Biggs / CrunchGear: The iPad 2 Case Back Surfaces
Brian X. Chen / Gadget Lab: Photos: Are These iPad 2 Cases?
Eric Calouro / Erictric: Alleged iPad 2 Case Surfaces, Photographed
Ritvik Reddy / TechMobiCity: Image of a Next Gen iPad [iPad 2] Case Leaked ?
Josh Ong / AppleInsider:
Apple rolling out 90-second iTunes song previews — Apple has begun extending song previews in the iTunes Store to 90 seconds on select songs in the U.S. store. — Some songs on iTunes now offer 90-second previews for users of the U.S. iTunes Music Store.
Discussion: App Advice, The Toybox Blog, TUAW, MacRumors, GigaOM, MediaMemo, Engadget, Techland, BGR, LaptopMemo, SlashGear, BlogsDNA, Geek.com, The Next Web, Pocket-lint, CNET News and Softpedia News
Chris Rawson / TUAW: iTunes begins offering 90-second song previews
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: Apple Turns on 90-Second iTunes Song Previews
Michelle Castillo / Techland: Is 90 Seconds Still Too Short for iTunes Song Previews?
Andrew Munchbach / BGR: 90 second song previews begin to trickle into iTunes Music Store
Chris Davies / SlashGear: iTunes 90-second song previews added to US iTunes store
Khizer Hayat Farooq / BlogsDNA: Apple iTunes Starts Offering 90-Second Song Previews
Brett James / Geek.com: iTunes rolls out longer song previews on select tracks
Tris Hussey / The Next Web: 90 Second iTunes Previews Rolling Out Tonight
Paul Lamkin / Pocket-lint: iTunes increases song preview time
Steven Musil / CNET News: iTunes rolls out 90-second song previews
Brian Crecente / Kotaku:
Apple Loses Its iPhone Game Guru — The man in charge of making sure that Apple's popular portable devices play games well is no longer with the tech titan. — Graeme Devine joined Apple's iPhone Game Technologies division last year. Devine tells Kotaku that his last day at the company was Friday.
Discussion: PC World, 9 to 5 Mac, Edge Online, IntoMobile, SlashGear, Mashable!, Softpedia News and Neowin.net
Dan Moren / PC World: Remains of the Day: It Ain't Over 'til It's Over
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple loses iOS gaming chief Devine
Nathan Brown / Edge Online: iOS Gaming Lead Leaving Apple
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Graeme Devine, the guy Apple hired to perfect gaming on iOS …
Chris Davies / SlashGear: iPhone gaming evangelist Graeme Devine leaves Apple
Jolie O'Dell / Mashable!: Apple Loses Top iOS Game Dev to... iOS Games, Actually
Owen Fletcher / China Real Time Report:
iPad-Smuggling Housewives Detained … Chinese housewives carrying dozens of iPads into China can only confirm what the U.S. war on drugs has already shown: Border control can't fully staunch the flow of a product in huge demand. — Customs officials in Shenzhen, a southern Chinese city …
Discussion: IntoMobile, Techland, SlashGear, PadGadget, ITProPortal and Examiner
Kelly Hodgkins / IntoMobile: Housewives caught smuggling iPads, mobile phones into China
Michelle Castillo / Techland: Forget Drugs. iPads, iPods Now Joining The Smuggling Trade
Evan Selleck / SlashGear: Housewives Used to Smuggle iPads and Smartphones Into China
Michael Santo / Examiner: Chinese housewives recruited to smuggle in iPads