Google Public Policy Blog:
Keep your opt-outs — Today we're making available Keep My Opt-Outs, which enables you to opt out permanently from ad tracking cookies. It's available as an extension for download in Chrome. — Why have we developed this feature? — Recently, the Federal Trade Commission and others …
Discussion: Computerworld, Media Decoder, Engadget, Relevant Results, TechCrunch, louisgray.com, L.A. Times Tech Blog, Gawker, Neowin.net, dailywireless.org, Dennis Fisher, NewsGrange, GottaBeMobile, @dannysullivan, Techland, The Register, Digital Trends, The Next Web, SC Magazine US, ZDNet, Between the Lines Blog, FT tech hub and WebProNews
Robert X. Cringely / Computerworld: Do you know who's tracking you on the Web?
Tanzina Vega / Media Decoder: Google and Mozilla Announce New Privacy Features
MG Siegler / TechCrunch: Google Creates An Opt-Out Extension For Those Likely Blocking Their Ads Already
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox announce tools to block Web tracking by advertisers
Ryan Tate / Gawker: Don't Be Fooled by Google's Fake New ‘Privacy’
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: Behavioral Advertising Opt Out
Frederic Lardinois / NewsGrange: Don't Track Me: Google Makes Opting Out of Ad and Data Tracking Easy
Chuong Nguyen / GottaBeMobile: Chrome Users Get Option to Opt Out of Online Ad Tracking
Danny Sullivan / @dannysullivan: chrome's optional “do not track” extension ain't the same thing as a native opt-out setting http://techme.me/B5kO
Aemon Malone / Digital Trends: Google and Mozilla step up Internet privacy effort with new “do not track” options
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: Google launches tool to keep you opted out of personalized ads on the Web
Angela Moscaritolo / SC Magazine US: Google, Mozilla announce new ‘do not track’ features
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols / ZDNet: Google offers Chrome extension to opt out of targeted Ads
Mary Watkins / FT tech hub: Google, Firefox add weight to do-not-track
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Google Launches Keep My Opt-Outs Chrome Extension
Alex Fowler / First Person Cookie:
More Choice and Control Over Online Tracking … The web is evolving quickly in how information about people is collected, used and shared online. We believe it's crucial to put people in control of their personal web interactions and experiences, as previously articulated in my post on our draft Privacy & Data Operating Principles.
Sid Stamm / extreme geekboy: opting-out of behavioral ads
Christina Warren / Mashable!: Mozilla & Google Announce Browser “Do Not Track” Features
Julia Angwin / Wall Street Journal: Web Tool On Firefox To Deter Tracking
Tony Bradley / PC World: Mozilla Do-Not-Track Feature Has a Fatal Flaw
Michael Hanson / open-mike: Thoughts on Do-Not-Track
Levi Sumagaysay / GMSV: Tech policy: browsers and privacy, Courtney Love and tweets …
Gautham Nagesh / Hillicon Valley: Mozilla, Google add ‘Do Not Track’ features to Web browsers
Sebastian Anthony / Download Squad: 20-line Firefox fix will half start-up time, hopefully coming …
Mikael Ricknäs / Computerworld: Mozilla to offer new feature for improved online privacy
Audrey Watters / ReadWriteWeb:
Firefox and Chrome Add “Do Not Track” Tools To Their Browsers
Firefox and Chrome Add “Do Not Track” Tools To Their Browsers
Joshua Schnell / Macgasm: Chrome and Firefox to add “Do Not Track” capabilities to browsers
Ryan Paul / Ars Technica:
Mozilla, Google take different approaches to ad tracking opt-out
Mozilla, Google take different approaches to ad tracking opt-out
Discussion: Electronic Frontier Foundation
Tyler Odean / Gmail Blog:
Print from your phone with Gmail for mobile and Google Cloud Print — Let's say you need to print an important email attachment on your way to work so that it's waiting for you when you walk in the door. With Gmail for mobile and Google Cloud Print — a service that allows printing …
Discussion: Computerworld, Google Mobile Blog, Googling Google Blog, Pulse2, GigaOM, Internet2Go, Erictric, Fortune, IntoMobile, MacStories, Techie Buzz, Android Phone Fans, LaptopMemo, GottaBeMobile, App Advice, Android Community, Download Squad, MAGGadget, Techland, Droid Life, iLounge, Shoutpedia, WebProNews, Apple Headlines and MacRumors
Tyler Odean / Google Mobile Blog: Cloud printing on the go — (Cross-posted on the Docs Blog and Gmail Blog.)
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Google Launches Google Cloud Print For Mobile Gmail Service
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: Why Google Just Enabled Cloud Printing on Phones
Greg Sterling / Internet2Go: Google Mobilizes ‘Cloud Print’
Bertrand Vasquez / Erictric: Google Cloud Print Now Available for Mobile Version of Gmail Web App
Seth Weintraub / Fortune: Google Cloud Print arriving shortly to an inbox near you
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Google Launching Cloud Print with iOS Support
Kevin Krause / Android Phone Fans: Google Cloud Printing to Begin Rolling Out Today
Stefan Etienne / LaptopMemo: Google Cloud Print Now Enabled For Mobile Printing
Xavier Lanier / GottaBeMobile: Google Cloud Printing Goes Mobile
Sebastian Anthony / Download Squad: Google Cloud Print comes to iPhone, Android via Gmail mobile website
Doug Aamoth / Techland: You Can Now Print Gmail And Google Docs From Your Phone
Charles Starrett / iLounge: Google brings Cloud Print service to iOS devices
Doug Caverly / WebProNews: Google Enables “Cloud Printing On The Go”
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Google Launches Cloud Print for iOS Devices
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Google Takes Cloud Print Mobile. Well, Sort Of — PC Still Required
Google Takes Cloud Print Mobile. Well, Sort Of — PC Still Required
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, SAI, pocketnow.com and Engadget
John Paul Titlow / ReadWriteWeb: Print Documents and Emails from Your Phone With Google Cloud Print
Stephen Schenck / pocketnow.com: Google Cloud Print Simplifies Remote Printing From Smartphones
Donald Melanson / Engadget: Google brings Cloud Print service to mobile Google Docs, Gmail
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft Blog:
How Microsoft plans to market against the iPad — Even though Microsoft's public stance, when asked about the impact of Apple's slate is “iPad? What iPad?”, the Redmondians are preparing the company's partners for battle in 2011. — Microsoft is making available to its reseller partners …
Discussion: The Microsoft Blog, CNET News, ZDNet, MacStories, Pulse2, SAI, The Next Web, GottaBeMobile, Electronista, GeekSmack, WinRumors and Engadget
Nick Eaton / The Microsoft Blog: Microsoft's iPad battle plan shows what's wrong with tablet strategy
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: Microsoft goes on the iPad offensive
Graham Spencer / MacStories: Microsoft Tries to Convince Enterprise that the iPad is Inadequate
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Microsoft Details Advantage Of Windows 7 Tablets Over iPad
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: What Microsoft really thinks about the iPad
Xavier Lanier / GottaBeMobile: Microsoft's Battle Plan Against iPad Outlined in PowerPoint
Paul Paliath / GeekSmack: Internal presentation reveals Microsoft's iPad insecurities
Darren Murph / Engadget:
Exclusive: Barnes & Noble phasing out the Nook 3G — Barnes & Noble may be selling millions of Nook products, but it's sounding like the 3G variant hasn't really done its part to help those figures. We've received hard evidence from within B&N that the Nook is being discontinued …
Discussion: CNET News, Android Community, Online Social Media, GeekSmack, CrunchGear, TeleRead, Android Central and The Digital Reader
David Carnoy / CNET News: Barnes & Noble discontinuing 3G Nook?
Dylan Bailey / Android Community: 3G Nook Discontinued Due to Lack of Demand
Patrick Laughner / GeekSmack: Barnes & Noble is discontinuing the Nook 3G
Devin Coldewey / CrunchGear: 3G Nook Discontinued, Lack Of Demand Blamed
Chris Meadows / TeleRead: Nook 3G phasing out; Nook Color sells e-magazines
Will Shanklin / Android Central: So long, Nook 3G
Nate the great / The Digital Reader: B&N to discontinue the Nook 3G?
Dieter Bohn / PreCentral:
Topaz Specs! Exclusive details on Touchstone v2 and much more! — We've received a massive document detailing HP's plans for the Topaz webOS slate from last year. While these details aren't final, what we know is that HP is planning to make the Topaz highly competitive with the iPad from both a hardware and a software perspective.
Casey Johnston / Ars Technica: Leaked docs finger 1.2GHz CPU for 9.7" Topaz webOS tablet
Erica Ogg / CNET News: More details on HP's WebOS Topaz tablet
Dieter Bohn / PreCentral.net: Hints of webOS Tablet UI elements - Exclusive
K. T. Bradford / LAPTOP Magazine: Massive HP-Palm Topaz Tablet Leak Reveals Dual-Core Qualcomm CPU …
Ben Patterson / Yahoo! News: Latest HP-Palm tablet leak points to dual-core Qualcomm processor, camera
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: HP Topaz webOS Tablet Specs Leaked
Stefan Etienne / LaptopMemo: HP webOS ‘Topaz’ Finds Itself Leaked Out Again, Along With Plenty Of Details
Humberto Saabedra / PhoneNews.com: Palm Topaz Tablet Revealed
Kyle VanHemert / Gizmodo: Leak: Full Specs For HP's 9.7" Topaz WebOS Tablet
Christopher Meinck / Everything webOS: Leaks Provide Possible Details of Upcoming webOS Tablet
Robert Nelson / Thoughts from the Sidelines: HP Topaz webOS Tablet Gets Detailed Spec Listing [HP Topaz webOS …
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: HP/Palm's strategy: Build a plastic iPad
Chuong Nguyen / GottaBeMobile: HP Topaz webOS Specs and Details Leaked
Matthew DeCarlo / TechSpot: HP's 9.7" Topaz tablet fully detailed, has 1.2GHz Snapdragon
Bertrand Vasquez / Erictric: Detailed Specifications of webOS-Powered HP Topaz Tablet Get Leaked
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: HP/Palm iPad-competitor gets detailed
Brandon Miniman / pocketnow.com: Touchstone v2 for WebOS Tablet Coming to Smartphones?
So we grew 3400% last year... Honestly, 2010 was just insane. The numbers tell the story better than we can, so we put together this little infographic. (Also, our 6,000,000th user signed up last week!) — Click on the graphic to view full size.
Molly McHugh / Yahoo! News: Foursquare grew over 3,000 percent in 2010
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Foursquare says it grew 3,400% in 2010
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Foursquare Grew 3400% In 2010 [INFOGRAPHIC]
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: Foursquare Touts Growth, Faces Challenges
Audrey Watters / ReadWriteWeb: Over 380 Million Check-Ins: Foursquare's 2010 By the Numbers [Infographic]
Erick Schonfeld / @erickschonfeld: Like most infographics, I find this 4Sq one to be information-poor bit.ly/dQIwWk. Lacking a simple growth chart of checkins over time.
Phil Hornshaw / Appolicious Advisor: Foursquare grows 3,400 percent, showing strength of location services
Georgina Prodhan / Reuters: Foursquare sees no funding needs this year
Cody Barbierri / VentureBeat: Foursquare grew 3400% in 2010 — Popular mobile check …
Nicholas Jackson / The Atlantic Online: Was Foursquare's Big Year Big Enough?
Cory Bergman / Lost Remote: Foursquare grew 3,400 percent, MTV tops brand pages
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: Foursquare swelled by 3400 percent in 2010
Chris Thompson / About Foursquare: Foursquare shows off their 3400% growth in 2010 with an infographic
John C Abell / Epicenter: Foursquare Fun Facts: Sanity, Wendy's and North Korea
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Facebook To Make ‘Facebook Credits’ Mandatory For Game Developers (Confirmed) — Facebook is about to ruffle some feathers. We're hearing from one source that the social network is reaching out to game developers to inform them that it is making its own, official Facebook Credits currency mandatory.
Discussion: GigaOM, Inside Facebook, Mashable!, Pulse2, VentureBeat, Facebook Developer Blog, MarketingVOX, SAI, Inside Social Games, All Facebook, eMoney, Forbes, GamePolitics News and WebProNews
Jolie O'Dell / Mashable!: Facebook to Make Credits Mandatory for All Onsite Gaming
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Facebook Credits To Become Required For Game Developers
Anthony Ha / VentureBeat: Facebook confirms plans to make Credits the mandatory “universal currency”
Deborah Liu / Facebook Developer Blog: The Next Step for Facebook Credits
Anthony Ha / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: All Facebook Games Will Have To Use Facebook Credits Starting In July
Eric Eldon / Inside Social Games: Facebook Sets July, 1, 2011 Deadline to Make Credits Sole Canvas Game Payment Option
Jackie Cohen / All Facebook: All Facebook Games Must Use Credits By July 1
James Fudge / GamePolitics News: Facebook Credits Mandatory for App Makers
Doug Caverly / WebProNews: Facebook Credits To Become Universal Currency On Site
Ali Imam / The LinkedIn Blog:
Visualize your LinkedIn network with InMaps — If you're a LinkedIn user, you already know the power of your professional network. — What if you could visualize what your network looks like? Would your connections form clusters or groups? Wouldn't it be great if you could see the way …
Discussion: SFGate, Forbes, ReadWriteWeb, Associated Press and USA Today
Benny Evangelista / SFGate: Oh, what a tangled social Web we weave
Kym McNicholas / Forbes: See Your Career In A Whole New Way
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb: LinkedIn Plots Your Professional Network with InMaps
New York Post:
Google's Schmidt eyeing TV — Google honcho Eric Schmidt, who announced his plan to hand over control of the tech giant last week, is eyeballing a career in TV, Page Six has learned. — Sources say the outspoken chief, who broke the news that he's passing the CEO title …
Discussion: L.A. Times Tech Blog, VentureBeat, Pulse2, Mashable, PE Hub Blog, Search Engine Land, Deal Journal, WebProNews, MediaFile, NBC Bay Area and SAI, more at Mediagazer »
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: It's official: Google approves $100-million award for outgoing CEO Eric Schmidt
Owen Thomas / VentureBeat: Eric Schmidt doesn't want to be a YouTube star
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Google CEO Eric Schmidt Wants To Be A Talk Show Host [RUMOR]
Connie Loizos / PE Hub Blog: Eric Schmidt the New Oprah? Stranger Things Could Happen
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: What Do Eric Schmidt And Oprah Have In Common?
Shira Ovide / Deal Journal: Google's Eric Schmidt: Talk Show Host?
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Eric Schmidt Coming To Your Living Room?
Alexei Oreskovic / MediaFile: Life after Google: Schmidt eyes talk show shtick
Barbara E. Hernandez / NBC Bay Area: Google's Eric Schmidt ... Talk Show Host?
Jay Yarow / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Eric Schmidt Wants To Host A Talk Show, But His Pilot “Was A Complete Disaster”
Twitter Ad Revenues to Soar This Year — Marketers will spend $150 million on the service in 2011 — Twitter has received enough media attention to be a household word, but still has a relatively small audience. The Pew Internet & American Life Project found in September 2010 that just 8% of online Americans used the service.
Discussion: L.A. Times Tech Blog, SFGate, Bits, Epicenter, Pulse2, internetnews.com, Bloomberg, ITworld.com, Digits, Digital Trends, ClickZ, Neowin.net, MarketingVOX, Datamation, GigaOM, Techland, SlashGear, Technologizer, CNET News and Mashable!, more at Mediagazer »
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Twitter ad revenue could hit $150 million this year, research group says
Benny Evangelista / SFGate: Report: Twitter could earn $250 million in revenues by 2012
Claire Cain Miller / Bits: Twitter's Advertising Plan Could Be Paying Off
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Twitter To Earn $150 Million In 2011 [FORECAST]
Quin Street Corporation / internetnews.com: Twitter Ad Sales to Spike: eMarketer
Chris Nerney / ITworld.com: Ad invasion of Twitter just beginning
Jennifer Valentino-DeVries / Digits: Can Twitter Make $150 Million on Ads in 2011?
Christopher Heine / ClickZ: Report: Twitter Ad Sales to Reach $250M by 2012
Michael Collado / Neowin.net: Twitter ad revenue will triple up to $150M this year
Quin Street Corporation / Datamation: Twitter Ad Revenue Projected to Triple in 2011
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Is Twitter Finally About to Cash in on Advertising?
Graeme McMillan / Techland: Twitter Expected To More Than Triple Revenue In 2011
Robert Evans / SlashGear: Twitter Will Triple Ad Revenue in 2011
Don Reisinger / CNET News: Twitter ad revenue may reach $150 million in '11
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Twitter Ad Revenue May Reach $150 Million This Year [REPORT]
Zach Epstein / BGR:
White iPhone 4 appears in AT&T's online system — It looks like Best Buy isn't the only retailer with white iPhones popping up in its system. AT&T is now showing two versions of Apple's unicorn-colored iPhone. The entries appear in AT&T's Online Account Management system (OLAM), and read as …
Chris Oldroyd / TiPb: White iPhone 4 makes an appearance on Three, Orange UK, AT&T
Slash Lane / AppleInsider: Apple's white iPhone 4 appears on track for spring release in AT&T system
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac: White iPhone 4 appears at Orange and Three UK
Effie Tjhai / SlashPhone: White iPhone 4 Appears at AT&T Online System
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: White iPhone 4 Shows Up on AT&T, Three and Orange Websites
Debbie Turner / Online Social Media: White iPhone 4 release: Now on AT&T listings
Michael Kwan / Mobile Magazine: White iPhone 4 is almost here
Marc Flores / IntoMobile: White iPhone 4 pops up in AT&T system
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: The great white iPhone 4 hunt to end soon?
Ben Patterson / Yahoo! News: Is a white iPhone 4 still in the pipeline? Really?
Robert Nelson / Thoughts from the Sidelines: White iPhone 4 Appears In AT&T Online Account Management System …
Federico Viticci / MacStories: White iPhone 4 Shows Up On AT&T's Online System
Chris Davies / SlashGear: White iPhone 4 added to AT&T online systems
Charles Starrett / iLounge: White iPhone 4 listings appear at AT&T
Susan Decker / Bloomberg:
Kodak Loses Ruling in ITC Case Against Apple, RIM — Jan. 24 (Bloomberg) — Eastman Kodak Co., the 130-year-old camera company, lost a U.S. International Trade Commission ruling that may hamper its effort to collect patent royalties from Apple Inc. and Research In Motion Ltd.
Discussion: AppleInsider, Forbes, Between the Lines Blog, CNET News, Electronista, Bloomberg and Associated Press
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider: Kodak loses imaging patent claim against Apple, RIM
John R. Rymer / Forrester Blogs:
The Future Of Java — Java's future will be constrained by the bounds of Oracle's business model. — Drama has been running high since Oracle began to shape up the Java technology it acquired along with Sun Microsystems. Oracle ended the impasse over a new core Java release …
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb and PR Newswire
Joab Jackson / PR Newswire: Forrester: Oracle Confining Java Future to Enterprise Use
Tom Warren / WinRumors:
Microsoft moves to block TiVo imports with U.S. trade complaint — Microsoft filed a U.S. trade complaint on Monday seeking to block TiVo from importing set-top boxes. — The move follows a legal spat between the two companies that began in January last year.
Discussion: GigaOM and CNET News, Thanks:michaelgillett
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: Microsoft files ITC complaint against TiVo
John Brownlee / Cult of Mac:
T-Mobile: 10% Of Departing Customers Leave For The iPhone — During a presentation to investors in New York on Thursday, T-Mobile CEO Philipp Humm put an explicit percentage on the so-called iPhone effect: how many T-Mobile subscribers leave every month for AT&T just because of Apple's smartphone.
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune:
Apple loses buzz, Microsoft gains — The net loss in “media value” last quarter, according to a new report, was nearly $460 million — Click to enlarge. Source: General Sentiment — Here's an interesting exercise. Take the total number of news stories, social media mentions and tweets about Apple …
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac:
App Store gets a Twitter — Apple setup Twitter accounts for iTunes some time ago, and today Apple finally got around to launching an official Twitter for the App Store. Apple promises to promote new apps, and exclusive App offers. We wonder what these exclusive app offers mean.
Discussion: eWeek, AppleInsider, GigaOM, MacStories, TechCrunch, TUAW, MacRumors, The Next Web, everythingiCafe, Macgasm, IntoMobile and iClarified, more at Mediagazer »
Michelle Maisto / eWeek: Apple App Store Roars Past 10 Billion Downloads
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider: Apple launches App Store social links on Twitter, Facebook
Dave Greenbaum / GigaOM: Apple's App Store Now on Twitter
Federico Viticci / MacStories: App Store Gets Official Twitter Account
TJ Luoma / TUAW: Official App Store account on Twitter
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Apple Opens App Store Twitter Account
Brad McCarty / The Next Web: Apple's App Store gets its own Twitter account. Exclusive offers to follow.
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: App Store Gets A Twitter Account
Joshua Schnell / Macgasm: Apple's App Store gets its own Twitter account?
Russell Adams / Wall Street Journal:
New York Times Readies Pay Wall — Paper Will Charge for Bundled Digital Service, Allow Some Free Access — The New York Times is preparing to introduce multiple subscription packages for access to the paper's website and other digital content, kicking off the biggest test to date …
Discussion: Felix Salmon, Epicenter, The Atlantic Online, Mashable!, SAI and C-Scape, more at Mediagazer »
Nicholas Jackson / The Atlantic Online: What You Need to Know About the New York Times' Pay Wall
Lauren Indvik / Mashable!: What We Know About The New York Times Paywall So Far
Ujala Sehgal / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Here's What You Need To Know (So Far) About The NYT's Pay Wall
Vlad Savov / Engadget:
NVIDIA Tegra 3, equipped with 1.5GHz quad-core madness, teased by a familar slide — How aggressive can NVIDIA get? That's the question puzzling our brainboxes right now as we gaze upon the complete version of the slide that let us know about a potential Tegra 2 3D chip over the weekend.
Discussion: Bright Side Of News*, LAPTOP Magazine, VentureBeat, Computerworld, GottaBeMobile, Tech Trader Daily and Liliputing
Christian Zibreg / Bright Side Of News*: Nvidia Thinks World Domination: Tegra 2 3D in February, Tegra 3 by Fall 2011
Brian Oliver Bennett / LAPTOP Magazine: Report: 1.5-GHz Nvidia Tegra 3 to Pack Quad-Core Power
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Nvidia's Tegra 3 is a quad-core powerhouse for smartphones and tablets
Chuong Nguyen / GottaBeMobile: NVIDIA's Tegra 2 Goes 3D in Spring 2011
Brad Linder / Liliputing: NVIDIA may be working on 3D, quad-core Tegra chips
Eric Woodward / epicfumble:
Qwiki Epitomizes the Current Startup Bubble — Erick Schonfeld: A lot of the excitement around Qwiki is because of its ability to generate media on the fly that combines text, audio, and animated photos. Right. Qwiki recently announced closing $8M in financing, and this necessitated a rethink on my part.
James Niccolai / Computerworld:
VMware sales up 37 percent on continued demand — IDG News Service - VMware's fourth-quarter revenue jumped 37 percent as businesses increased spending on its virtualization software, the company announced Monday. — Revenue for the three months to Dec. 31 was US$835.6 million …
Discussion: The Register, VentureBeat, Yahoo! Finance, Forbes, eWeek, Between the Lines Blog, Tech Trader Daily and CNET News
Timothy Prickett Morgan / The Register: VMware double-stuffs profits in Q4
Eric Savitz / Forbes: VMware Keeps Growing, But Can It Keep The High Valuation?
Chris Preimesberger / eWeek: vSphere Spurs VMware to Sharply Improved Profit in Q4
Sam Diaz / Between the Lines Blog: VMWare earnings: A solid quarter, year as virtualization momentum continues
Sam Diaz / CNET News: VMware turns in a solid quarter
David Kravets / Epicenter:
Google Voice Porting Equals LSD Trip Gone Awry — It's a good thing I don't take the Second Amendment as seriously as the First Amendment. — But for that — and firearm waiting periods — my experience porting a mobile number to Google Voice might have made “going wireless carrier” the new “going postal.”
Arn / MacRumors:
Apple Researching Physical Keyboards with Motion Control to Replace Mouse — Apple's patent applications have always been a topic of interest here at MacRumors. They give us a rare look into Apple's research and development labs, although many of the concepts never see the light of day.
Discussion: Redmond Pie, Technologizer, Macgasm and SlashGear
Oliver Haslam / Redmond Pie: Apple Working On Physical Keyboard With Motion Control to Replace Mouse
Jared Newman / Technologizer: Can Motion Control Actually Shake Up Apple Keyboards?
Joshua Schnell / Macgasm: Apple working on hybrid multi-touch keyboard
Robert Evans / SlashGear: Apple's Motion-Sensitive Keyboard Patent: A Sane Compromise
Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:
25% of files downloaded from The Pirate Bay are fakes — For years, antipiracy companies like MediaDefender (read our 2007 profile) have scratched out a living by flooding peer-to-peer file-sharing networks with bad data. While the techniques differ, the goal is the same …
Discussion: GamePolitics News