Eric Schmidt / The Official Google Blog:
An update from the Chairman — When I joined Google in 2001 I never imagined—even in my wildest dreams—that we would get as far, as fast as we have today. Search has quite literally changed people's lives—increasing the collective sum of the world's knowledge and revolutionizing advertising in the process.
Discussion: Guardian, Between the Lines Blog, Inquirer, VatorNews, Gizmodo, MediaMemo, TechEye, Computerworld, Mashable!, @ericschmidt, Fortune, Newsbook, Search Engine Land, Examiner, John Battelle's Searchblog, TechCrunch, PC Pro, Salon, Venture Capital Dispatch, New York Times, Digital Daily, InformationWeek, The Huffington Post, @cdixon, Tom Foremski, Forbes, @pourmecoffee, Kotaku, Silicon Valley Watcher, Black Web 2.0, digiday:DAILY, Thoughts from the Sidelines, NBC Bay Area, AndroidGuys, @edbott, WebProNews, Z Trek, The Next Web, fierceonlinevideo.com …, CNET News, @qhardy, 901am, Redmond Pie, @anildash, Xconomy, Hillicon Valley, Epicenter, VentureBeat, Engadget, The Politico, Search Engine Watch, TG Daily, Screenwerk, @asymco, GigaOM, @fredericl, @stevecheney, @qhardy, DealBook, USA Today, BBC, paidContent, Digits, MacHackPC, Android Phone Fans, LAPTOP Magazine, 9 to 5 Mac, Erictric, @erickschonfeld, @caro, Open Source Blog, SAI and MacDailyNews, more at Mediagazer »
Charles Arthur / Guardian: Google shuffle: why Schmidt had to be pushed from the top
Sam Diaz / Between the Lines Blog: Google's management shuffle: a refreshing change from other CEO shakeups
Asavin Wattanajantra / Inquirer: Larry Page becomes Google chief, Schmidt booted off
Faith Merino / VatorNews: Google's government woes
Juan Carlos Perez / Computerworld: Google's CEO switch could be a risky move
Ben Parr / Mashable!: How Larry Page's Google Will Function
Colin Barr / Fortune: Google chief's $334 million payday: Update
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land: Was It Time For A Fresh Face? Thoughts On Larry Page As The New Google CEO
Michael Santo / Examiner: Google Co-Founder Larry Page to replace Eric Schmidt as CEO
John Battelle / John Battelle's Searchblog: Whoa!!! Larry Page To Take Over As Google CEO
Nicole Kobie / PC Pro: Eric Schmidt steps down as Google CEO
Dan Gillmor / Salon: Google's executive shakeup, or evolution
Miguel Helft / New York Times: Google Co-Founder Takes Over as Chief Executive
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Talking Schmidt: Google's CEO in His Own Words
Thomas Claburn / InformationWeek: Google Co-Founder Larry Page To Replace Schmidt As CEO
Bianca Bosker / The Huffington Post: Google's CEO Shakeup: Why Pick Page?
Chris Dixon / @cdixon: Founder becoming CEO: I guess the question is this like a Steve Jobs returning or a Jerry Yang returning.
Kym McNicholas / Forbes: Google's Larry Page Takes The Reigns
@pourmecoffee: Larry Page has just ousted Eric Schmidt as Mayor of Google on @foursquare. http://bit.ly/hQGNRe
Michael McWhertor / Kotaku: Cry Havoc And Let Slip The Dogs Of... Metal Gear?!
Melinda Gipson / digiday:DAILY: Larry Page Takes the Wheel
Kevin Schram / Thoughts from the Sidelines: Eric Schmidt Wasn't Fired Today, Larry and Sergei Just Grew Up …
Barbara E. Hernandez / NBC Bay Area: Google Co-Founder Larry Page Becomes CEO
Damien Raine / AndroidGuys: Larry Page to Become Google CEO
Ed Bott / @edbott: Tomorrow's headlines: Holy Schmidt, Schmidt Happens, Schmidt Hits Fan, Google Turns Page, etc. etc.
Alan Zeichick / Z Trek: No more adult supervision on the Starship Google
Jim O'Neill / fierceonlinevideo.com/news/frontpage: Google earnings top analyst expectations; YouTube revenues double
Darnell / 901am: A New Google CEO: Good Idea Or Great Idea?
Anil Dash / @anildash: He's in the driver's seat. He's in back. He's no longer in the car. And the whole thing's run by robots anyway. http://2.dashes.com/e3RJui
Wade Roush / Xconomy: Searching for Meaning in Google's Leadership Changes
Anthony Ha / VentureBeat: Eric Schmidt on Google CEO swap: No big changes
Nilay Patel / Engadget: Larry Page taking over as Google CEO, Eric Schmidt will remain as Executive Chairman
Tony Romm / The Politico: Eric Schmidt to step down as Google CEO
Trent Nouveau / TG Daily: Eric Schmidt resigns as CEO of Google
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: Google CEO Shuffle: Voluntary or Not?
Horace Dediu / @asymco: That's ok. Eric Schmidt never made it out of beta anyway.
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Page Is Back as CEO, But Is That What Google Really Needs?
Frederic Lardinois / @fredericl: I'm thinking Eric Schmidt announced the Google executive shuffle on Twitter just so that @techmeme can feature another tweet on the homepage
Steve Cheney / @stevecheney: Both Apple and Google sure did an incredible job not letting their huge CEO stories leak out prematurely this week.
Quentin Hardy / @qhardy: Jobs and Schmidt in the same week. Ballmer must be surrounding his bed with set mousetraps, empty bottles on strings.
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Google Under Schmidt: By The Numbers
Jennifer Valentino-DeVries / Digits: Google Inc. co-founder Larry Page will replace Eric Schmidt …
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Schmidtfaced. Google CEO stepping down
Bertrand Vasquez / Erictric: Breaking: Google Co-Founder Larry Page to Replace Eric Schmidt as CEO
Erick Schonfeld / @erickschonfeld: If you think Google embraced change the last ten years, get ready for CEO Larry. Remember, he's the guy who wanted to build space elevators.
Caroline McCarthy / @caro: Schmidt happens.
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols / Open Source Blog: With Page as CEO, Open Source is stronger than ever at Google
Nicholas Carlson / SAI: Larry And Sergey Didn't Always Tell Eric Schmidt About Google's Acquisitions
Google Investor Relations:
Google Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2010 Results and Management Changes — Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) today announced financial results for the quarter and the fiscal year ended December 31, 2010. — “Q4 marked a terrific end to a stellar year,” said Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google.
Discussion: AdExchanger.com, New York Times, TechCrunch, Mashable!, The Huffington Post, eWeek, Fortune, MediaPost, Computerworld, SAI, CNET News, Tech Trader Daily, Thoughts from the Sidelines, Erictric, TUAW, WebProNews, paidContent, 24/7 Wall St., PadGadget, Wired In Blog| BNET, GigaOM, PSFK and Search Engine Land, more at Mediagazer »
John Ebbert / AdExchanger.com: Google Reports, Page Becomes CEO; Good Behavior Competition; The EU: Self-Regs Rule
Claire Cain Miller / New York Times: At Google, a Boost From E-Commerce
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch: Google Grows Revenues 26% In 4th Quarter To $8.44 Billion [Slides]
Lauren Indvik / Mashable!: Larry Page To Replace Eric Schmidt as CEO of Google
Amy Lee First / The Huffington Post: Meet Larry Page, Google's New CEO
Clint Boulton / eWeek: Google Exceeds Q4 Expectations as Schmidt Steps Down
Michael V. Copeland / Fortune: Adult supervision over: Schmidt yields back to Google co-founder Page
Laurie Sullivan / MediaPost: Google Appoints Co-Founder Page CEO, Paid Clicks Rise 18%
Jared Newman / Computerworld: With Schmidt Out as CEO, Google Can Focus on Products
Matt Rosoff / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Google Will “Feed The Winners” And “Starve The Losers” — Like Wave
Tom Krazit / CNET News: CEO shake-up at Google: Page replaces Schmidt
Chris Smith / Thoughts from the Sidelines: Eric Schmidt Fired? …
Bertrand Vasquez / Erictric: Google Announces Q4 2010 Earnings
Victor Agreda, Jr / TUAW: Eric Schmidt stepping down as Google CEO
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Schmidt: Competitors Spreading Misinformation
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Schmidt Says Management Changes Will Make Google More Efficient
Erik Sherman / Wired In Blog| BNET: Google Earnings: Good, but Not Good Enough To Keep Schmidt as CEO
Piers Fawkes / PSFK: Larry Page Replaces Eric Schmidt As CEO Of Google
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
TechCrunch Interview With Eric Schmidt, Larry Page And Sergey Brin — Late last summer we were ready to break a big story - that Eric Schmidt would be stepping down as the CEO of Google. Multiple sources and all that jazz. The basic story was that he was tired (who wouldn't be) …
Discussion: Between the Lines Blog, paidContent and WebProNews, more at Mediagazer »
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: Larry Page as Google CEO: His top 5 challenges
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Schmidt Files To Sell $334 Million Of Google Stock
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Schmidt Out as Google CEO
SAI: Silicon Alley Insider:
CHART OF THE DAY: Google's Stock Under Eric Schmidt — Eric Schmidt announced that he was moving from CEO of Google to Executive Chairman, handing over the reigns of the company to Larry Page. — Under Schmidt's watch Google's stock exploded, but over the last year, it has flattened.
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog:
Eric Schmidt, Google's outgoing CEO, to cash out shares worth $335 million — Google Chief Executive Eric Schmidt, who is stepping down in April, is planning to sell 534,000 shares in the company over the next year in a cash-out move that could be worth about $335 million.
Matthew Humphries / Geek.com: Eric Schmidt to sell a small fraction of his Google shares worth $335 million
Harry McCracken / Techland:
The Eric Schmidt Era: Google 2001 vs. Google 2011 … Will the end of Eric Schmidt's nine and a half years as CEO of Google and the return of co-founder Larry Page to that role have an impact on the company's direction? I'm no Google insider, but I'll be startled if it has no noticeable effect.
Ben Parr / Mashable!:
Google to Launch Groupon Competitor [EXCLUSIVE] — Google is preparing launch Google Offers, the search giant's Groupon competitor, Mashable has learned. We have the documents to prove it. One of our sources has sent us a confidential fact sheet straight from the Googleplex about the company's new group buying service.
Discussion: The Next Web, eMoney, @gaberivera, Softpedia News, Examiner, Understanding Google …, Electricpig.co.uk, SAI, VentureBeat, Computerworld, @tristanwalker, The Next Web, Gizmodo, Screenwerk, paidContent, Neowin.net and CNET News, Thanks:edwardaten
Tricia Duryee / eMoney: Google Willing to Start From Scratch to Enter Daily Deals Market
Gabe Rivera / @gaberivera: One of these 404s is different from the others: http://google.com/test http://google.com/deals http://google.com/offers
Michael Santo / Examiner: Google preparing ‘Google Offers’ Groupon clone
Mike / Understanding Google Maps & Local Search: Google Confirms Testing a Groupon Like Product - Google Offers
Mic Wright / Electricpig.co.uk: Google Offers: GroupOn killer incoming
Tristan Walker / @tristanwalker: Interesting this talk about google thinking abt building Groupon competitor. I asked about that possibility a while back http://qr.ae/1ngi
Brad McCarty / The Next Web: If you can't buy 'em, join 'em. Google reportedly launching Groupon clone.
Rosa Golijan / Gizmodo: Is Google Working on a Group Buying Service?
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: Google Preparing to Go Groupon
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Google Expected To Soon Launch Its Own Daily Deals Service
Steven Musil / CNET News: Google readies Groupon competitor
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
Confirmed: Google Readies “Google Offers” Groupon Clone — Google is about to launch a Groupon clone according to Mashable. Called “Google Offers,” the blog showed some promotional collateral that presents a very Groupon-like daily deal offering: [Google Offers Image] As everyone reading this knows …
Gabe Rivera / @gaberivera:
Via @sea, Google hosts a “Google Offers” logo, and here it is: http://goo.gl/dGaB0
Via @sea, Google hosts a “Google Offers” logo, and here it is: http://goo.gl/dGaB0
Seth Weintraub / Fortune: Google Offers to take on GroupOn and Living Social
Kyle / iFixit Blog:
Apple's Diabolical Plan to Screw Your iPhone — Expecting to be one of the first people in the world to buy the iPhone 4, I was dispatched to Japan for its release last June. Much to the dismay of thousands of Japanese with similar intentions, my mission was thwarted …
Asavin Wattanajantra / Inquirer: Apple screws shut the Iphone 4 on the sly
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider: Verizon posts first iPhone 4 ad without ever showing phone
Brian X. Chen / Gadget Lab: How Apple Is Screwing Your iPhone
Joshua Schnell / Macgasm: iFixit releases an iPhone 4 liberation kit
Victor Agreda, Jr / TUAW: Universal iPhone bumper from Apple sneaks into Apple Store
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Apple ‘Screwing’ iPhones Out of DIY Repair
Chris Foresman / Ars Technica: Apple “screwing” new iPhones out of simple DIY repair
Devin Coldewey / MobileCrunch: Want To Open Your iPhone? Use This $2.35 Screwdriver
Ed Oswald / Technologizer: Apple's iPhone 4 Screw Job
Gareth Branwyn / MAKE Magazine: Apple wants to screw you out of your phone!
Bryan Wolfe / App Advice: Apple Doesn't Want You Screwing With Your iPhone
Jason D. O'Grady / The Apple Core Blog: Apple switching screws to thwart third parties, tinkerers
Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine: iFixit: New Apple Screws Keeps Users Out of MacBook, iPhone 4
Kyle VanHemert / Gizmodo:
Apple's Making It Impossible To Open Up Your iPhone By Secretly Swapping Its Screws — Apple's products are notoriously difficult to open and repair—surprise, they want you to buy new stuff!—but this is especially ridiculous. During repairs, they're replacing the iPhone 4's Philips screws …
Discussion: SAI, MobileWhack.com, Computerworld, iFixit Blog and TUAW
SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Apple is secretely swapping screws on your iPhone so you can't open them up anymore.
Gabe Rivera / Techmeme News:
Tweets can now become Techmeme headlines or discussion. So tweet away. — For as long as newsmakers have used Twitter, tweets have broken news stories. And yet for Techmeme, linking directly to tweets was never imperative - after all most newsworthy tweets are blogged within minutes, moreover with helpful context.
Discussion: GigaOM, more at Mediagazer »
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Techmeme Confirms Twitter Is News, But What About the Noise?
Sam Gustin / Epicenter:
Tweets Hit Techmeme, Bloggers in a Tizzy — For years, Techmeme has been considered the tech news website of record. A quick glance at the site, which aggregates tech news headlines from across the web, will tell you the topics that people are discussing, and who is discussing them, at any moment in time.
Gabe Rivera / @gaberivera:
We're now including tweets on Techmeme and this will be the first one. @-reply with something clever to join the Discussion!
We're now including tweets on Techmeme and this will be the first one. @-reply with something clever to join the Discussion!
Discussion: TechCrunch, @thestalwart, @thejongardner, @mrinaldesai, @mbaratz, @dickc, @jason, @christophernull, @jspepper, @chanezon, @jtoeman, @jakeludington, @r, @ddrager, @stevecla, @fortunemagazine, @chrispirillo, @dana_gardner, @lylesback2, @mathewi, @pulse2dotcom, @snaggy, @harrisonhoffman, @scottkarp, @rawmeet, @stoweboyd, @armchairdude, @heiko, @mrinaldesai, @cksample, @richdemuro, @scobleizer, @fromedome, @sarahintampa, @ed and @troywhyte
Joseph Weisenthal / @thestalwart: @gaberivera Now it's official. Blogs are dead.
Jonathan Gardner / @thejongardner: @gaberivera @Techmeme now helps #tech #PR subvert the media
Mrinal Desai / @mrinaldesai: @gaberivera anyone can be hurd on techmeme now
Maya Baratz / @mbaratz: @gaberivera this is news?
Dick Costolo / @dickc: @gaberivera @tehseenbaweja @ev dude, i was in a board meeting and am just seeing it. I love it.
Jason Calacanis / @jason: @gaberivera omg this is such a blatant SEO, social media, pandering and gaming technique I'm shocked.... that i didn't think of it first!
Christopher Null / @christophernull: @gaberivera Nothing good can come of this.
Jeremy Pepper / @jspepper: @gaberivera Why does it have to be clever? Because, well, most of the people we know aren't that clever. How about slightly insightful?
Jeremy Toeman / @jtoeman: @gaberivera @techmeme now improving the echo chamber by reducing the requirement to even blog. shout away ppls! ;)
Jake Ludington / @jakeludington: Awesome! @gaberivera adds tweets as sources on Techmeme. http://techme.me/ is the one site I read 6+ times per day
Dave Drager / @ddrager: @gaberivera @techmeme remains on the forefront of News aggregation. Twitter integration puts it even further-er on the bleeding edge!
Steve Clayton / @stevecla: careful with those tweets. Techmeme is now listening :) http://bit.ly/icTexF @gaberivera
Fortune Magazine / @fortunemagazine: @gaberivera instant result of new tweeting feature on @techmeme ? Us realizing we don't follow you. Fixed.
Chris Pirillo / @chrispirillo: @gaberivera just announced that tweets will become valid sources on Techmeme! http://techme.me/ is my hourly must-click.
Dana Gardner / @dana_gardner: Very cool about Techmeme now crawling tweets in addition to blogs for IT gems. Thanks, Gabe! via @techmeme
Mathew Ingram / @mathewi: @gaberivera: interesting move including tweets on @techmeme — won't it get awfully noisy now, though?
@pulse2dotcom: @gaberivera leading the revolution to make news that counts at 140 characters or less.
Harrison Hoffman / @harrisonhoffman: @gaberivera Nice job bringing tweets into the Techmeme discussion! Next logical step: reading thoughts.
Scott Karp / @scottkarp: @gaberivera Brilliant, I read (and enjoyed thanks to @parislemon) an entire @Techmeme discussion without leaving Techmeme
Romit Mehta / @rawmeet: the discussion section will be HUGE if tweets are added to the new @techmeme twitter svc. not sure i like real estate taken up like that.
Stowe Boyd / @stoweboyd: @gaberivera A very good idea. Will be interesting to see how you integrate tweets and long form.
Jonathan Wong / @armchairdude: @gaberivera Not sure if I like @Techmeme including tweets as headlines. The old Techmeme had an old-school purity to it that I will miss.
Heiko Hebig / @heiko: btw @techmeme still rocks! thx to @gaberivera and team for keeping me up-to-date and for continuous innovation.
Mrinal Desai / @mrinaldesai: I really dont get any value in the way “tweets” are being presented on @Techmeme - is it just me?
C.K. Sample III / @cksample: @gaberivera something clever
Rich DeMuro / @richdemuro: @gaberivera Headline Tweets best thing added to @techmeme since you introed the WAP site back in late 80's http://bit.ly/fuNnsh
Robert Scoble / @scobleizer: Oh, wow, @gaberivera says @techmeme is now including tweets. I've been bugging him for that for years. Now that he's listening it's doomed!
Dan Frommer / @fromedome: Techmeme will now feature tweets. Fred Wilson gets his wish from 2008. http://bit.ly/gaCU1C http://read.bi/hWASne
Sarah Perez / @sarahintampa: @gaberivera I hope you restrict this to breaking news only - news that has not yet been blogged!
Ed Shahzade / @ed: @parislemon @joshelman I suppose only insiders will get credit for tips, still? Techmeme is acting just like digg before the fall.
Ryan Tate / Gawker:
Meet Apple's New Boss, The Most Powerful Gay Man in Silicon Valley — It looks increasingly like Steve Jobs' reign at Apple is over. If the CEO doesn't return from his third, indefinite medical leave, COO Tim Cook will succeed him, marking a new era not only for Apple but for gay progress.
Discussion: AppleInsider, @jevaun, SFist, Apple Headlines and Advocate
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider: Apple's Tim Cook profiled as “most powerful gay man in Silicon Valley”
@jevaun: With Steve Jobs stepping down, Tim Cook may become the most powerful gay man in the country. Outside of the Senate, of course...
Brock Keeling / SFist: New Apple Boss: Gay
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Verizon's First iPhone Commercial: It Begins — Well that didn't take long. Here it is, the first Verizon iPhone commercial. — As you can see, the focus is on clock — the first one on 11:59 — implying that people in all different walks of life are waiting for something.
Discussion: Engadget, MacRumors, GottaBeMobile, Daring Fireball, TechCrunch Japan, MacStories, PhoneArena, Digital Daily, App Advice and VentureBeat
Paul Miller / Engadget: Verizon's ‘It Begins’ ad plays up the iPhone wait for all it's worth (video)
Chuong Nguyen / GottaBeMobile: Verizon Airs First iPhone Commercial Ahead of Launch
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Verizon iPhone Commercial
MG Siegler / TechCrunch Japan: Verizon iPhoneæ"¾
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Verizon Launches First Official iPhone Commercial
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Agonizing Wait for Verizon iPhone Ends With Agonizingly Hyperbolic Advertisement
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: Verizon iPhone Gets Its First TV Commercial
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Verizon's first iPhone ad plays up suspense factor (video)
Adrian Chen / Gawker:
What a Stolen Credit Card Costs on the Digital Black Market — Cybercriminals have gotten so sophisticated recently that their operations are almost indistinguishable from the legit businesses they rip off. Here's a “menu” of services offered by cybercriminals, including working physical credit cards …
Ryan Kim / GigaOM:
Google's Android Market Rules Could Squeeze Amazon's Android App Store — Google's stance on prohibiting apps in Android Market from being mini-app stores led to the quick demise of Kongregate Arcade, a Flash game portal app that was pulled Wednessday less than a day after it launched.
Discussion: Business Wire, O'Reilly Radar, Technologizer and Gadget Lab
JC Torpey / Business Wire: How Google Pulling Kongregate Could Quash Amazon's Android App Store Plans
Jared Newman / Technologizer: More on Google's Puzzling Decision to Oust Kongregate from the Android Market
Mike Isaac / Gadget Lab: Google Removes Flash App From Android Market
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac:
Confirmed: iPad 3G launching soon in China — This morning the Apple iPad 3G was approved for sale in China by the Chinese government and now an Apple spokesperson has confirmed that Apple will be releasing a 3G version of their tablet into the Chinese market.
Discussion: Go Rumors and The Next Web
Stephaine Larsson / Go Rumors: China Unicom iPad 3G To Start Selling In China
Francis Tan / The Next Web: iPad 3G officially coming to China
Riley McDermid / VentureBeat:
VCs roared back in 2010, investing the most money since 2007 — Venture capitalists invested the most money last year since 2007, pumping $21.8 billion into 3,277 deals in 2010, according to a MoneyTree Report released today by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association.
Justin Scott / Mozilla Add-ons Blog:
Blocking the Skype Toolbar in Firefox — The Skype Toolbar for Firefox is an extension that detects phone numbers in web pages, and re-renders them as a clickable button that can be used to dial the number using the Skype desktop application. This extension is bundled with the Skype application …
Discussion: TechRaga, Electricpig.co.uk and Skype Journal
Arpit Kumar / TechRaga: Mozilla Blocks Skype Toolbar Add-on
Phil Wolff / Skype Journal: Mozilla will block the Skype Toolbar in Firefox
Greg Kumparak / MobileCrunch:
SkyFire Pulls In Another Million Bucks With The Launch Of SkyFire For iPad — Up until recently, the revenue model for SkyFire's smartphone browser (you know, the one that converts Flash Video on-the-fly for playback on handsets that otherwise could never touch it?) wasn't too clear.
Discussion: Apple Headlines, IntoMobile, MacStories and PhoneArena
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Skyfire Makes Another Million With iPad App
Ben Popper / New York Observer:
Neverware Means Never Buying a New Computer Again — There is something odd about the computer Jonathan Hefter keeps at his desk in the Dogpatch Labs tech incubator just off of Union Square. The space is filled with employees from some of New York's most promising startups …
Theuni / XBMC:
You asked for it: XBMC for AppleTV2, iPad, iPhone4. — The XBMC team is proud to present our first ARM-based release, and it's a big one. Scott Davilla, with the help of Edgar (gimli) Hucek and Zeljko (amet) Ametovic and several other developers and testers, is finally ready to pull the curtain off of his fun little secret.
Discussion: AppleInsider, TUAW, Engadget, Pocket-lint, SlashGear, Download Squad, MacStories, BlogsDNA, MacRumors, GeekTonic, eHomeUpgrade and Lifehacker
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider: XBMC ported to A4-based Apple TV, iPad, iPhone 4, brings apps, 1080p
Megan Lavey / TUAW: XBMC for iOS and Apple TV now available
Ben Drawbaugh / Engadget: XBMC comes to the new Apple TV, we go hands-on (video)
Paul Lamkin / Pocket-lint: XBMC lands on iPad, iPhone and Apple TV 2
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Apple TV XBMC hack makes $99 STB a 1080p HD media center
Samuel Gibbs / Download Squad: XBMC launches on new Apple TV, iPhone and iPad with 1080p video decoding
Graham Spencer / MacStories: XBMC Comes to the iPhone, iPad, Apple TV 2
Sandip Dedhia / BlogsDNA: XBMC Successfully Ported Apple TV 2, iPhone & iPad, First ARM Based Release
Brent Evans / GeekTonic: XBMC makes the new AppleTV Awesome
Alexander Grundner / eHomeUpgrade: $99 XBMC / Apple TV Looks Amazing (UPDATE: XBMC App for iPad Details)
Adam Pash / Lifehacker: How to Install XBMC on Your Apple TV 2
New YouTube homepage launches to all users — You may have noticed we've been experimenting with a new YouTube homepage. After countless user studies and community surveys, one thing came in loud and clear: the homepage in its current form doesn't mean much to most of you, and could be more personally relevant.
Discussion: gHacks Technology News, Chris Pirillo, GigaOM, Techie Buzz and WebProNews
Liz Shannon Miller / GigaOM: Sorry Shut-Ins, YouTube's New Homepage Is Not For You
Keith Dsouza / Techie Buzz: People Already Hate The New YouTube Homepage
Doug Caverly / WebProNews: YouTube Launches New Homepage For All Users
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
With anti-Zynga strategy, Kabam raises $30M for social games — The social gaming Gold Rush continues, and not all of the money is flowing into the pockets of Zynga, the biggest social game company on Facebook. Kabam, which has built its business in a very un-Zynga way …
Discussion: Business Wire and PE Hub News
Brett Pulley / Bloomberg:
NY Times to Charge Less Than $20/Month for Web Access — New York Times Co. will charge readers less than $20 a month for full access to its namesake newspaper on the Web when the company introduces its paid service, a person familiar with the matter said. — The price has been set at less …
Discussion: Guardian, Screenwerk and paidContent, more at Mediagazer »
Josh Halliday / Guardian: New York Times to charge less than $20 a month online
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: NY Times Paywall Is Nigh
LinkedIn Said to Be Worth Almost $3 Billion in Secondary Sale — LinkedIn Corp. shares are being sold in an auction by secondary exchange SharesPost Inc. for $30 apiece, valuing the professional-networking website at almost $3 billion, according to three people familiar with the matter.
Sarah E. Needleman / Wall Street Journal:
In Race to Market, It Pays to Be Latecomer — Contrary to popular belief, being the first to market rarely pays off, a new research paper concludes. — Pioneering firms commonly die young because consumers aren't ready to embrace their business models, according to authors Stanislav Dobrev …
Discussion: the Econsultancy blog, Thanks:daveambrose
Patricio Robles / the Econsultancy blog: First-mover advantage is hogwash: study
Arik Hesseldahl / New Enterprise:
Meg Whitman, Patricia Russo Among Five Joining HP Board — Former EBay CEO Meg Whitman, and former Alcatel-Lucent CEO Patricia Russo were among five new directors named to the board of directors at Hewlett-Packard. The other three at Shumeet Banerji, CEO of Booz and Co …
Discussion: New York Times, eWeek and Bloomberg
Verne G. Kopytoff / New York Times: H.P. Replaces 4 on Its Board in Wake of Chief's Dismissal
Chris Preimesberger / eWeek: HP Board Names New Members, Investigates Hurd's Departure