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, TechCrunch, iThinkDifferent, Rafeed.me, Redmond Pie, Apple Headlines, Startup Meme, PhoneArena, PadGadget, TiPb, MacNN, everythingiCafe and Engadget
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider: Apple iBooks app indicates iPad 2 will quadruple resolution to 2048x1536
Devin Coldewey / TechCrunch: 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
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget: Exclusive: The future of the iPad 2, iPhone 5, and Apple TV …
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
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, 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 …
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, 9 to 5 Mac, The NVIDIA GPU Litigation, Engadget, Examiner and BetaNews
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: NVIDIA settlement entitles MacBook Pro owners to repairs or reimbursement
Sean Hollister / Engadget: NVIDIA's faulty laptop GPU settlement starts paying out …
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
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.
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: Naked Security, The Next Web and Facebook Developer Blog
Naked Security / Sophos: Rogue Facebook apps can now access your home address and mobile phone number
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 and [H]ardOCP News/Article Feed
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
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.
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 …
Vivek Wadhwa / TechCrunch:
Let's Compete on Innovation Rather Than Patents — The next generations of telecom technologies are called “LTE” or “4G”. China's Huawei believes that by 2015, it will hold 15-20% of the worldwide patents in these technologies, and that these will earn it at least 1.5% of the sales price of every device …