New York Times:
Israel Tests on Worm Called Crucial in Iran Nuclear Delay — The Dimona complex in the Negev desert is famous as the heavily guarded heart of Israel's never-acknowledged nuclear arms program, where neat rows of factories make atomic fuel for the arsenal. — Over the past two years …
Discussion: Extended Subset, Danger Room, Security Watch, VentureBeat, Daring Fireball, Pulse2 and Gizmodo
Spencer Ackerman / Danger Room: With Stuxnet, Did The U.S. And Israel Create a New Cyberwar Era?
Larry Seltzer / Security Watch: Stuxnet Called an Israeli-US Joint Project
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Evidence suggests Stuxnet worm set Iran's nuclear program back
Arn / MacRumors:
iPad 2 Likely to Have 2048x1536 Screen Resolution — There's been a lot of talk about a “Retina” display for the next generation iPad due from Apple in the coming months, but it hasn't been completely clear what resolution the iPad's “Retina” display would be.
Discussion: GigaOM, Thoughts from the Sidelines, SAI, AppleInsider, 9 to 5 Mac, AppleInsider, The Atlantic Online, BGR, CrunchGear, CrunchGear, Electronista, iThinkDifferent, Startup Meme, PhoneArena, Apple Headlines, Rafeed.me, Redmond Pie, PadGadget, TiPb, I4U News, everythingiCafe, Daring Fireball and Engadget
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: Retina Display on iPad2 Could Lead to Bigger iPhone
Chris Smith / Thoughts from the Sidelines: New Apple iPad 2 Display to Sport 2048 x 1536 Resolution …
Jay Yarow / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: iPad 2 Screen Will Likely Be Double The Resolution Of The Original iPad
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider: Apple iBooks app indicates iPad 2 will quadruple resolution to 2048x1536
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac: Why is Best Buy listing three new iPad SKUs? (updated)
Nicholas Jackson / The Atlantic Online: The iPad 2 May Have Double the Screen Resolution as Its Predecessor
Jonathan S. Geller / BGR: Apple iPad 2 to have 2048×1536 resolution Retina Display?
Devin Coldewey / CrunchGear: Oversized Assets Indicate 2048×1536 Resolution On iPad 2
Sardar Mohkim Khan / Startup Meme: iPad 2 Will Have a 2048 by 1536 Screen Resolution
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: So iPad 2 will have a 2048×1536 Retina Display?
Christopher Meinck / everythingiCafe: iPad 2 Retina Display To Be 2048×1536
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Engadget on the iPad 2, iPhone 5, and Apple TV
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget: Exclusive: The future of the iPad 2, iPhone 5, and Apple TV …
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent:
Why Two Sites This Week Decided To Start Paying Their Writers — We hear all the time about sites debating whether to charge consumers for content but whether to pay people to create that content is something they're also tinkering with. If you needed any proof, there were two examples this week.
Discussion: MediaMemo, The Business Insider and Seeking Alpha
Anne Eisenberg / New York Times:
With New Software, Headsets Are Outsmarting Phones — HEADSETS are staples for call-center workers, travel agents and many other people who have to talk frequently on the phone. With a headset to listen and speak through, both hands are free to work, and a shoulder needn't stiffen to cradle the phone.
Connie Madon / BloggingStocks: Are Headsets Displacing the Office Phone?
Matt Liebowitz / msnbc.com:
Facebook used to get to nude e-mail photos — California man faces six years in prison for computer intrusion, impersonation — Below: — Sometimes social networking makes social engineering very easy. — A California man faces six years in prison for using personal information found …
Discussion: Examiner, Pulse2, All Facebook and Gizmodo
Michael Santo / Examiner: Facebook profile info used to hack into women's email accounts, get nude images
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: George Bronk Blackmailed Facebook Users To Send Him Nude Photos [HALL OF SHAME]
Jorge Cino / All Facebook: Stalker Hacks Women's Facebook Accounts
L.M.Orchard / 0xDECAFBAD:
How to use feed auto-discovery in Firefox 4 — TL;DR: The feed button is not dead; it's just been sent to sing backup in Firefox 4 because it's not pulling its weight up front. This post discusses how you can still use feed auto-discovery, even restoring the icon to the toolbar with a few clicks and a drag.
Discussion: gHacks Technology News, OSNews, PC Magazine and WebProNews
Martin / gHacks Technology News: Firefox 4 Essentials: What You Need To Know Before Making The Switch
Kroc Camen / OSNews: Mozilla, RSS and Feedback
Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine: Mozilla Releases Firefox 4 Beta 9, Promises Speed Bump
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Latest Firefox Beta Available for Testing
Dave Winer / Scripting News:
Dear Firefox, please keep the RSS icon
Dear Firefox, please keep the RSS icon
Discussion: 0xDECAFBAD, Pulse2 and TechCrunch
L.M.Orchard / 0xDECAFBAD: What happened to feed auto-discovery in Firefox 4?
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: No RSS Button In Firefox 4? [RANT]
Steve Gillmor / TechCrunch: The Block Album — Every few eons we get another RSS …
Semil Shah / TechCrunch:
The Thin Wedge Of Quora — In 2010, a handful of mobile photo-sharing applications unleashed armies of handset users to snap pictures and instantly share them across multiple platforms and networks: Instagram growth exploded to become a Twitter for pictures; Picplz received generous funding …
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
Homeland Security's laptop seizures: Interview with Rep. Sanchez — For those who regularly write and read about civil liberties abuses, it's sometimes easy to lose perspective about just how extreme and outrageous certain erosions are. One becomes inured to them, and even severe incursions start to seem ordinary.
Discussion: The Nation
Greg Mitchell / The Nation: THE WIKILEAKS NEWS & VIEWS BLOG: Special Weekend Edition!
NVIDIA starts offering settlements in notebook GPU case — The list of potentially affected notebooks has now gone up in the class-action lawsuit NVIDIA is facing. Owners of 15- and 17-inch notebooks from Apple, HP and Dell with NVIDIA graphics hardware that malfunctioned.
Discussion: The NVIDIA GPU Litigation, The NVIDIA GPU Litigation, Engadget, 9 to 5 Mac, Examiner and BetaNews
Sean Hollister / Engadget: NVIDIA's faulty laptop GPU settlement starts paying out …
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: NVIDIA settlement entitles MacBook Pro owners to repairs or reimbursement
The Ambiguity of “Open” and VP8 vs. H.264 — Google has recently announced their intention to remove the H.264 video codec from its Chrome browser. This decision has been smeared as an evil campaign for controlling video on the web, akin to not-invented-here syndrome.
Discussion: Expletive Inserted, ZDNet, Asa Dotzler, PC Magazine, Pulse2, Engadget and [H]ardOCP News/Article Feed
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols / ZDNet: Google Defines the Sides in the HTML5 Video Fight
Michael Muchmore / PC Magazine: Google Responds to H.264 Furor
Matt Drance / Apple Outsider:
Embrace, Extend, Extinguish
Embrace, Extend, Extinguish
Discussion: yelvington.com, TechCrunch, Chromium Blog and TechCrunch
MG Siegler / TechCrunch: Google Clarifies Their H.264 Stance, Hands Keys Of Web Video's Future Back To Flash
Mike Jazayeri / Chromium Blog: More about the Chrome HTML Video Codec Change
Ethan Kurzweil / GigaOM:
Only $50B? Facebook Stock Is Still a Steal — Everyone from The New York Times to Fortune to CNN has been weighing in to decry the excessive hype leading to Facebook's reported $50 billion valuation, as if there's some immutable law of nature that private Internet stocks can't be worth that much.
Audrey Watters / ReadWriteWeb:
New Kindle Lending Club Matches E-Book Borrowers and Lenders — A new startup called the Kindle Lending Club has launched in beta this week, aiming to make it easier for Kindle users to take advantage of the new options to loan and borrow their e-books. — The Kindle Lending Club …
Discussion: Examiner and [H]ardOCP News/Article Feed
Michael Santo / Examiner: Kindle Lending Club becomes an e-book loan matchmaker
Eric Eldon / Inside Facebook:
Platform Update: Facebook Lets Developers Ask a User for Their Address, Phone Number in the Graph API — In another part of its effort to become the main artery for social data, Facebook is now allowing developers to ask a given user for their physical address and phone number within the user object of the Graph API.
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, The Atlantic Online, All Facebook, The Next Web and Naked Security
Nicholas Jackson / The Atlantic Online: The Next Facebook Privacy Scandal: Sharing Phone Numbers, Addresses
Nick O'Neill / All Facebook: Facebook Grants Developers Access To Home Addresses ... Trouble Waiting To Happen?