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, Security Watch, VentureBeat and Pulse2
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: AppleInsider, iThinkDifferent, Redmond Pie, Apple Headlines, Startup Meme, PhoneArena, CrunchGear, PadGadget, TiPb, MacNN and everythingiCafe
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider: Apple iBooks app indicates iPad 2 will quadruple resolution to 2048x1536
Sardar Mohkim Khan / Startup Meme: iPad 2 Will Have a 2048 by 1536 Screen Resolution
Devin Coldewey / CrunchGear: Oversized Assets Indicate 2048×1536 Resolution On iPad 2
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: So iPad 2 will have a 2048×1536 Retina Display?
Christopher Meinck / everythingiCafe: iPad 2 Retina Display To Be 2048×1536
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget:
Exclusive: The future of the iPad 2, iPhone 5, and Apple TV, and why Apple is shifting its mobile line to Qualcomm chipsets — We've been hearing a ton of rumors about what direction Apple's next set of products will take and when they'll be available — but now we've got some concrete information …
Discussion: Rafeed.me, Apple Headlines, Pulse2, TechCrunch, I4U News, Neowin.net, Macgasm, Geek.com, Redmond Pie, Daring Fireball, Softpedia News, TiPb, Phones Review, iClarified, PalmAddicts and Go Rumors
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch: OMG/JK: Pushing Google's Nonexistent Buttons
Robert Evans / I4U News: iPad 2 Will Have microSD Slot, Near-Retinal Display
Sal Cangeloso / Geek.com: iPad 2 to have SD slot and Retina-like display while iPhone 5 sees an overhaul?
Haras / Redmond Pie: Redesigned iPhone 5, iPad 2 with SD Card Slot, Apple TV with 1080p Support Detailed
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Engadget on the iPad 2, iPhone 5, and Apple TV
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Regarding an Apple A5 chipset for iPhone 5, iPad 2
Mike Carter / PalmAddicts: Plenty of rumours about the iPad 2 flying around
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: OSNews, PC Magazine and WebProNews
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, TechCrunch and Pulse2
L.M.Orchard / 0xDECAFBAD: What happened to feed-autodiscovery in Firefox 4?
Steve Gillmor / TechCrunch: The Block Album — Every few eons we get another RSS …
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: No RSS Button In Firefox 4? [RANT]
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: Pulse2, All Facebook and Gizmodo
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: George Bronk Blackmailed Facebook Users To Send Him Nude Photos [HALL OF SHAME]
Jorge Cino / All Facebook: Stalker Hacks Over 172 Women's Facebook Accounts
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: The Next Web and Facebook Developer Blog
Adam Dachis / Lifehacker:
How to Remove DRM from Your Kindle Ebooks — Amazon's Kindle jumpstarted the ebook revolution, but that doesn't make it the eReader of choice for everyone. If you've got some Kindle books you'd like to use with a different device, here's how to remove the DRM so you can.
Discussion: The Next Web
Courtney Boyd Myers / The Next Web: “The Kindle Unswindle”: How to remove its DRM
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: Asa Dotzler, PC Magazine, Pulse2, Engadget, [H]ardOCP News/Article Feed and V3.co.uk
Michael Muchmore / PC Magazine: Google Responds to H.264 Furor
Phil Muncaster / V3.co.uk: Google attacks H.264 web video standard
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
Serdar Yegulalp / InformationWeek:
Top 3 Tools For Busting Through Firewalls — Can't access a Web site thanks to employer or government censorship? Fortunately, there's a host of tools and techniques that can help you slip through the blockade. Here's an in-depth look at three of the best.
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!
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 …
Chris Foresman / Ars Technica:
Project HiJack uses iPhone audio jack to make cheap sensors — Making accessories that tie into an iOS device's Dock connector is an expensive proposition: it requires getting certain components from Apple and applying for a costly “Made for iPhone” (or iPod or iPad) license.
Discussion: [H]ardOCP News/Article Feed, MobileWhack.com, CrunchGear, Gizmodo, MobileCrunch and adafruit industries blog
Mark Rollins / MobileWhack.com: University of Michigan develop power and communication through the iPhone jack
Adrian Covert / Gizmodo: Project Hijack Wants to Make iPhone Accessories Cheaper (and Easier) to Produce
Devin Coldewey / MobileCrunch: HiJack Sucks Power And Data From Your iPhone's 3.5mm Audio Jack