Wolfgang Gruener / ConceivablyTech:
The Best HTML5 Game Yet: A Threat To Flash? — Casual gaming is a bastion for Adobe's Flash format, but we are told that it is just a matter of time until HTML5 will replace Flash as we know it today. Grant Skinner has released the best casual HTML5 game we have seen to date and we wonder …
Discussion: gskinner.com, Pulse2, Computerworld and MSDN Blogs
Grant Skinner / gskinner.com: Pirates Love Daisies HTML5 Game Launches!
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Pirates Love Daisies Is One Of The Best HTML5 Games So Far
Tony Bradley / Computerworld: Pirates Love Daisies Game Shows Off HTML5
Martin Beeby / MSDN Blogs: Pirates love daises - a HTML5 game
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Former Yahoo Engineers Shed Light On Why Delicious And Other Acquisitions Failed — As we've written a number of times over the past few days, Yahoo appears to be in complete disarray. Following layoffs at the company this week, a leaked memo revealed that Yahoo is “sunsetting” …
Discussion: Pulse2, Wap Review, Enterprise Irregulars, The Social Media …, The Blog Herald and Mashable!
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Kevin Rose Says He Would Really Like To Buy Delicious
Dennis Bournique / Wap Review: Pinboard - A Fast, Mobile-Friendly Delicious.com Replacement
Bob Warfield / Enterprise Irregulars: Google or Microsoft Should Buy Delicious
Scott Monty / The Social Media Marketing Blog: Not So Delicious
Darnell Clayton / The Blog Herald: Who Will Buy Delicious From Yahoo?
Jennifer Van Grove / Mashable!: Yahoo Claims It's Not Killing Delicious
Cade Metz / The Register:
Facebook: Why our ‘next-gen’ comms ditched MySQL — Cassandra founder plays Ace of HBase — About a year ago, when Facebook set out to build its email-meets-chat-meets-everything- else messaging system, the company knew its infrastructure couldn't run the thing.
The Cloud OS — My recent remark about the future of ChromeOS generated a surprisingly passionate response. Some said that my prediction was obvious and boring, but others disagreed, arguing instead that I am ugly and “don't get it”. I won't disagree with either side …
Discussion: Macworld, eWeek, Beyond Search and Life On the Wicked Stage, Thanks:zee
Joel Mathis / Macworld: Hands on with Google Chrome OS
Clint Boulton / eWeek: Google Says Chrome OS, Cloud Aren't Careless Computing
Stephen E. Arnold / Beyond Search: Google, Multiple Operating Systems, and the Mad Scramble
Warner Crocker / Life On the Wicked Stage: Sunday Morning Reading
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Instagram Gains Suggested Users, 7 New Languages, And Yes, 2 New Filters — An update to Instagram, the popular photo-sharing app for the iPhone, has just hit the App Store. And while the version numbering (1.0.6) may not make it seem like a big update, there are a few notable things about the latest version.
Discussion: The Next Web and Download Squad
Caroline Davies / Guardian:
Broadband firms urged to block sex websites to protect children — Government wants BT, Virgin and other internet providers to put access to adult pornography on ‘opt-in’ basis — Internet service providers are to be asked by the government to tighten up on website pornography to try to combat the early sexualisation of children.
Discussion: Telegraph, The Next Web, Erictric and SlashGear
Harry Wallop / Telegraph: Internet pornography curb by the Government
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: All Internet porn “To be blocked” in the UK
Eric Calouro / Erictric: The UK's Latest Idea: Block All Internet Porn Websites
Glynnis MacNicol / SAI:
Joe Biden Compares Julian Assange To ‘High-Tech Terrorist,’ Says Justice Dept. Looking Into Charges — From Meet the Press this morning. — Vice President Joe Biden sounded quite grave on the subject of Julian Assange, whom he compared to “a high-tech terrorist”
Sean Hollister / Engadget:
Notion Ink releases Adam demo video, attempts to explain itself (update: second vid) — As promised, Notion Ink has just released a video of the Adam tablet in action, complete with that snazzy new Eden UI — the first anyone's seen of the device since its first working prototype.
Discussion: Notion Ink, Android Police, SlashGear, CrunchGear, Androinica, jkkmobile, Electronista, Liliputing and GottaBeMobile
Rohan Shravan / Notion Ink: Eden and Our Effort — Its something which we planned for CES …
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Notion Ink Adam gets live video run-through
Michael Heller / Androinica: Breakdown of the Notion Ink Adam Demo Video
Brad Linder / Liliputing: Notion Ink releases demo video for the Adam tablet
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile: Notion Ink Releases Video to Try and Silence Critics
Bari Weiss / Wall Street Journal:
Groupon's $6 Billion Gambler — The 30-year-old CEO in Chicago is changing the way we buy from local businesses. And trying to make billions doing it. — Chicago — Enter the offices of Groupon, the hottest Internet start-up in the country, and staring down at you from the wall is 30-year-old CEO Andrew Mason.
John Battelle / John Battelle's Searchblog:
Thinking Out Loud: What's Driving Groupon?
Thinking Out Loud: What's Driving Groupon?
Discussion: broadstuff, more at Mediagazer »
Richard Gaywood / TUAW:
SmartPush iPhone app dead, reminds us apps are not forever — SmartPush was a neat iPhone app from a small startup, Syphir, which allowed the configuration of clever filters for Gmail push notifications. For example, the user could configure rules like “always send me a push notification …
Enigmax / TorrentFreak:
BitTorrent Domain Exodus Continues As Torrentz Dumps .COM — The Internet's second biggest BitTorrent site is dumping its .COM domain. In an apparent response to the US Government's Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement recent seizures of domain names, the site moved to a new home.
Ryan Singel / Epicenter:
Mobile Carriers Dream of Charging per Page — Just a week before the FCC holds a vote on whether to apply fairness rules to some of the nation's internet service providers, two companies that sell their services to the country's largest cellular companies showed off a different vision of the future …
Raising a Botnet in Captivity — Researchers created their own, imprisoned, network of zombie computers to better learn how to take down those at large on the Internet. — To catch a criminal, sometimes you have to think like one.