Chris Ziegler / Engadget:
Nokia CEO Stephen Elop rallies troops in brutally honest ‘burning platform’ memo? (update: it's real!) — “The first iPhone shipped in 2007, and we still don't have a product that is close to their experience. Android came on the scene just over 2 years ago, and this week they took our leadership position in smartphone volumes.
Discussion: BoomTown, Telegraph, BBC, Between the Lines Blog, SAI, Fast Company, Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal, CNET News, BBC, The Nokia Blog, Communities Dominate Brands, DailyTech, PalmAddicts, @rossrubin, @vicgundotra, TUAW, VentureBeat, Guardian, Smartphones …, SlashGear, Mobile Knots, Fudzilla, SAI, Electricpig.co.uk, Techie Buzz, PC Magazine, @stevecheney, @hunterwalk, @tristanwalker, @taylorbuley, ThinkMobile, @gruber, Fortune, 9 to 5 Mac, @reckless, Mobile Entertainment, The Next Web, IntoMobile, Neowin.net, MacRumors, Hardware 2.0 Blog, AppleInsider, MacStories, Digital Daily, WMPoweruser.com, FM Blog, MediaNama and Helloform
Matt Warman / Telegraph: Nokia in crisis, says CEO Stephen Elop
Rory Cellan-Jones / BBC: Nokia's burning platform
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: Nokia's problem: Is there time to change culture amid a burning platform?
Henry Blodget / SAI: NOKIA'S CEO DEMONSTRATES TRUE LEADERSHIP: Drop The Rah-Rah Crap …
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: iFive: Nokia's ‘Burning Platform,’ …
Christopher Lawton / Wall Street Journal: CEO Says Nokia Needs Big Change
Stephen Shankland / CNET News: New CEO offers scathing Nokia assessment
Mark Guim / The Nokia Blog: Nokia CEO's Burning Platform Internal Memo
Tomi T Ahonen / Communities Dominate Brands: The Nokia CEO ‘Burning Platform’ memo at Engadget, doesn't ring true to my ears..
Brandon Hill / DailyTech: Nokia CEO: We Are Standing on a “Burning Platform”, “Apple Owns the High-end”
Sammual James McLoughlin / PalmAddicts: Is Nokia at crisis point? “Nokia's new head has sent an outspoken …
Ross Rubin / @rossrubin: Have you ever heard the story about the man who jumped from the burning platform and landed in the mouth of a shark?
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Nokia CEO prepares troops to jump into the unknown — AKA Microsoft
Charles Arthur / Guardian: Nokia's chief executive to staff: ‘we are standing on a burning platform’
Matthew Miller / Smartphones and Cell Phones Blog: Nokia CEO believes they have been pouring gas on their own burning platform
Apurva Chaudhary / Mobile Knots: Nokia's leaked memo indicates that their platform is burning
Nedim Hadzic / Fudzilla: Nokia CEO issues a wake up call
Matt Rosoff / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Read This Remarkable Memo In Which Nokia CEO Stephen Elop …
Mic Wright / Electricpig.co.uk: Nokia boss' brutally honest memo leaks
Mark Hachman / PC Magazine: Report: Elop to Elope with Nokia Senior Staff to Bay Area
Steve Cheney / @stevecheney: Unbelievable. One of the craziest CEO addresses I've ever seen. RT @Lessien: Nokia Strategy Memo leak. http://j.mp/hZ7RiO
Hunter Walk / @hunterwalk: “Burning Platform” memo from Nokia CEO is the new “Peanut Butter Manifesto” hopefully w/ better results http://engt.co/gxuhD1
Tristan Walker / @tristanwalker: Nokia's CEO is getting serious! I love it. Super bold, but necessary http://engt.co/hZ7RiO #accountability
Taylor Buley / @taylorbuley: That Nokia memo is maybe the new Peanut Butter manifesto
Todd Ogasawara / ThinkMobile: Will Nokia's Elop Trade a Burning Platform for a Smoldering One?
@gruber: I think Vic Gundotra believes Nokia is going with WP7, too: http://twitter.com/vicgundotra/status/ 35182523650801664
Seth Weintraub / Fortune: Nokia's Elop drops bomb: the platform is on fire
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Nokia's Elop: Apple changed the game, and today, Apple owns the high-end
Nilay Patel / @reckless: This leaked Nokia memo is maybe the best and most audacious CEO memo ever. If it's not real, it should be. http://t.co/XGvROdp
Stuart Dredge / Mobile Entertainment: Nokia CEO Stephen Elop's ‘Burning Platform’ memo leaks in full
Lawrence Coburn / The Next Web: Symbian's Huge Market Share Looks to be in Play
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Leaked: Nokia's memo discussing the iPhone, Android, and the need for drastic change
Tzvi Friedman / Neowin.net: Nokia CEO admits defeat: “We're a burning platform”
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0 Blog: Does Nokia have a future?
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider: Nokia rumored to shift toward Silicon Valley, Windows Phone 7 [u]
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Nokia CEO's Leaked Memo Mentions Apple, iPhone Marketshare
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Nokia CEO: Remember, Only You Can Prevent Platform Fires ...
John Battelle / FM Blog: Weds. Signal: What A Day In LA
Nikhil Pahwa / MediaNama: Q: What Should Nokia Do? — If you haven't read it yet …
Fred Oliveira / Helloform: Stephen Elop on Nokia
Nokia drops first MeeGo phone before launch -sources — Nokia (NOK1V.HE) has ended development of its first smartphone using its new MeeGo operating system before it was ever launched, two industry sources close to the company said. A spokesman for Nokia declined to comment.
Discussion: The Toybox Blog, Engadget, bproffitt's blog, Electronista, PhoneArena, The Next Web and Tim Anderson's ITWriting
Thomas Ricker / Engadget: Nokia kills N9-00, its first MeeGo handset?
Brian Proffitt / bproffitt's blog: Nokia: Losing Faith in MeeGo?
Wall Street Journal:
Apple's New iPad in Production — Apple Inc. has started production of a new version of its iPad tablet computer, said people familiar with the matter. — The new device will be thinner, lighter and will come with a faster processor, more memory and a more powerful graphics processor, said the people familiar with the matter.
Discussion: Post Tech, Inquirer, Fortune, DailyTech, The Register, BlogsDNA, Gearlog, Zatz Not Funny!, Mobile Entertainment, Fonehome.co.uk, I4U News, VentureBeat, L.A. Times Tech Blog, Examiner, ReadWriteWeb, Geek.com, Pocket-lint, NBC Bay Area, PadGadget, TiPb, CNET News, PhoneArena, Los Angeles Times, Neowin.net, Between the Lines Blog, PalmAddicts, AppleInsider, Digital Trends, Pulse2, Computerworld, Electronista, TUAW, Gadget Lab, GigaOM, Fudzilla, Erictric, AppAdvice, Engadget, Tech Trader Daily, MacStories and Phones Review
Hayley Tsukayama / Post Tech: The Circuit: Twitter and WikiLeaks, Firefox Do Not Track …
Lawrence Latif / Inquirer: Apple puts the Ipad 2 into production
JP Mangalindan / Fortune: Today in Tech: iPad 2 in production, Nokia's burning platform
Mark Kurlyandchik / DailyTech: Report: iPad 2 in Production, No Resolution Improvements
Bill Ray / The Register: iPad TWO: What, already? — Son of Fondleslab production pre-happening, says someone
Khizer Hayat Farooq / BlogsDNA: Apple iPad 2 Goes Into Production @ Hon Hai Precision Industry
Brian Heater / Gearlog: iPad 2 in Production - Rumor
Stuart Dredge / Mobile Entertainment: iPad 2 is now in production with ‘thinner and lighter’ design, claims WSJ
Jon / Fonehome.co.uk: iPad 2 said to be in production - thinner, faster and with a front facing camera
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: New Apple iPad 2 is in Production
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Apple begins production on iPad 2
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Apple iPad 2 in production: Thinner, lighter, with front-facing camera, report says
Michael Santo / Examiner: The iPad 2 enters production: WSJ
Sal Cangeloso / Geek.com: WSJ: iPad 2 will be thinner, lighter, more powerful
Paul Lamkin / Pocket-lint: WSJ says iPad 2 is in production
Mathew Luschek / NBC Bay Area: iPad 2 Confirmed to be in Production
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: iPad 2 in production, coming soon?
Steven Musil / CNET News: Report: iPad 2 already in production
Dan Moren / Los Angeles Times: Remains of the Day: Et tu, iPad 2?
Michael Collado / Neowin.net: iPad 2 production begins
Sammual James McLoughlin / PalmAddicts: It's thinner, lighter and faster - that's the iPad 2 says the Wall Street Journal.
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider: WSJ says Apple now manufacturing next-gen iPads
Molly McHugh / Digital Trends: iPad 2 production is underway
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: WSJ: New Apple iPad In Production
Ross Catanzariti / Computerworld: iPad 2 already in production, no retina display?
Chris Rawson / TUAW: What happens to the original iPad after iPad 2?
Brian X. Chen / Gadget Lab: Rumor: Apple Starts Production of iPad 2
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: iPad 2 Said to Now Be In Production; Here's Why I Believe It
Peter Scott / Fudzilla: iPad 2 reportedly already in production
Bertrand Vasquez / Erictric: Second Generation iPad Reportedly in Full Production Now
Alexander Vaughn / AppAdvice: WSJ Confirms: iPad 2 In Production - Thinner, Faster & Comes With A Camera
Tiernan Ray / Tech Trader Daily: AAPL: iPad 2 In Production, Say WSJ Sources
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac:
WSJ on iPad 2: FaceTime, thinner, lighter, faster, 1024 x 768 display — The well-informed Wall Street Journal has backed up just about every iPad 2 rumor we have heard so far. The WSJ says the iPad 2 will have a front facing camera for FaceTime video calling, in addition to a new lighter, thinner design.
Discussion: Softpedia News, Newlaunches.com, SlashGear and TUAW
Michael Grothaus / TUAW: WSJ: iPad 2 in production; to be offered through Verizon and AT&T
Ross Miller / Engadget:
PS3 ‘jailbreak code’ retweeted by Sony's Kevin Butler, no punchline needed — Oh, honey. Sony PlayStation's (entirely fictional) Kevin Butler holds many (also fictional) positions within the company, but apparently none of them require him to keep up with (very real) news events.
Discussion: Digital Trends, TechEye, tmblr.us, PR Newswire, The Blog Herald, @maymaym, @gjmf and @jonfildes
Andrew Couts / Digital Trends: Sony accidentally retweets PS3 ‘jailbreak’ …
Hector Dish / TechEye: Sony PR man Kevin Butler tweets PS3 root key
Nick Mediati / PR Newswire: Sony Mistakes PlayStation 3 Unlock Code as ‘Battleship’ Reference; Hilarity Ensues
Tanner Godarzi / The Blog Herald: Sony Proves It Fails At Social Media
@maymaym: I suppose 46 DC EA D3 17 FE 45 D8 09 23 EB 97 E4 95 64 10 D4 CD B2 C2 is the new 09-f9-11-02-9d-74-e3-5b-d8-41-56-c5- 63-56-88-c0? #PS3 #AACS
Graham Freeman / @gjmf: Someone should register 46DCEAD317FE45D80923EB97E4956410D4CDB2C 2.net & use it to remind us about the Sony rootkit ( http://bit.ly/i6JkmV )
Charles Starrett / iLounge:
Verizon iPhone 4 antenna problems persist (video) — In the course of conducting our standard suite of iPhone 4 performance tests, iLounge has discovered that the Verizon CDMA iPhone 4 suffers from signal attenuation problems similar to ones discovered in the original GSM version of the iPhone 4.
Discussion: Digital Trends, AppAdvice, Inquirer, DSLreports, Redmond Pie, IntoMobile, Computerworld, Apple Bitch, GottaBeMobile, MacRumors, TechCrunch, Softpedia News, SlashPhone, Neowin.net, MacStories, Pulse2, MobileCrunch, Examiner, AppleInsider, 9 to 5 Mac and PhoneArena, Thanks:starrett
Alexander Vaughn / AppAdvice: Death Grip Signal Attenuation Still A Reality With The Verizon iPhone
Lawrence Latif / Inquirer: Apple fails to fix Iphone 4 antenna for Verizon
Xavier Lanier / GottaBeMobile: Verizon iPhone 4 Has Familiar Antenna Problems
Effie Tjhai / SlashPhone: Verizon iPhone 4 Also Have Grip Issues
Michael Brown / Neowin.net: Verizon iPhone 4 still suffers from signal loss
Federico Viticci / MacStories: “Death Hug” Impossible Grip Affects Verizon iPhone Antennas …
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Verizon iPhone 4 Also Has Antenna Problems [VIDEO]
Devin Coldewey / MobileCrunch: Death Grip Reborn On Verizon iPhone?
Michael Santo / Examiner: Verizon iPhone still suffers ‘antennagate’ issues: video
Wenzhang Zhu / Google Mobile Blog:
Introducing the Google Translate app for iPhone — Back in August 2008, we launched a Google Translate HTML5 web app for iPhone users. Today, the official Google Translate for iPhone app is available for download from the App Store. The new app has all of the features of the web app …
Discussion: mocoNews, VentureBeat, Google Operating System, L.A. Times Tech Blog, Softpedia News, ReadWriteWeb, Gadget Lab, Pocket-lint, textually.org, PC Magazine, Neowin.net, Appletell, Search Engine Watch, Digits, eWeek, Global by Design, MacStories, Pulse2, Search Engine Land, SAI, SlashGear, Mobile Knots, IntoMobile, Network World, GigaOM, ThinkMobile and TechSpot
Ingrid Lunden / mocoNews: Who Will Put The Fire Out On Nokia's Burning Platform?
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Google Translate: You speak the words, your iPhone translates
Alex Chitu / Google Operating System: Google Translate App for iPhone
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Google Translate app hits Apple's iPhone, iPod Touch
Audrey Watters / ReadWriteWeb: Speak to Translate: Google Translate Gets an iPhone App
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: Hilarious Google Live Voice Translation Launches on iPhone
Paul Lamkin / Pocket-lint: Google Translate makes your iPhone multilingual
Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine: Google Unveils Translate App for iPhone
Arnold Zafra / Appletell: Google Translate app now available for iOS devices
Frank Watson / Search Engine Watch: Google Launches iPhone Translation App
Michael Hickins / Digits: Google Unveils iPhone Translation App
Clint Boulton / eWeek: Google Translate for iPhone Leverages Speech Synthesis
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Google Launches Official Translate App for iPhone
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Google Announces Google Translate App For iPhone
Vanessa Fox / Search Engine Land: Google Translate iPhone app: A Small Glimpse at the Future Of Search
Simon Sage / IntoMobile: Google Translate App for iPhone Launched
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: Google Translate Comes to the iPhone with Text-to-Speech
Todd Ogasawara / ThinkMobile: Google Translation for iPhone App: Amazing. But, Use with Caution
Emil Protalinski / TechSpot: Google Translate app released for iPhone
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Mahalo's Calacanis: Time To End The Content Farm Arms Race — No stranger to controversy, Mahalo CEO Jason Calacanis threw down a gauntlet at his “content farm” competitors, arguing they're polluting the web and angering Google, to the detriment of searchers and their own companies.
Discussion: SAI and MediaPost, Thanks:bobcaswell
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry / SAI: Mahalo's Calacanis To Other Content Farms: Be Less Crappy
Laurie Sullivan / MediaPost: AOL Starts Mapping Plans For Huffington Post
Farhad Manjoo / Slate:
Search engine optimization won't work forever.
Search engine optimization won't work forever.
Discussion: Webmetricsguru and Bloomberg, more at Mediagazer »
Joseph Galante / Business Week:
Amazon's Data-Center Guru Honed Skills Fixing Lamborghinis — James Hamilton's challenge: making data centers more efficient while fending off a threat from IBM, AT&T, and Microsoft — Amazon.com (AMZN) Vice-President James Hamilton's schooling in computer data centers started under the hood of a Lamborghini Countach.
Discussion: Data Center Knowledge
Rich Miller / Data Center Knowledge: Amazon Buys Dublin Site for Data Center
Leslie Katz / CNET News:
Dell unveils 10-inch Windows 7 tablet — Steven Lalla, vice president and general manager of Dell's commercial client product group, holds up a non-working mockup of the company's new commercial Windows tablet. — Dell expanded its foray into tablets today with a new 10-inch Windows 7-based device designed …
Dean Wilson / TechEye: Dell business tablet challenges RIM Playbook
Gabriel Madway / Reuters: Dell prepping Windows tablet, refreshing PCs
Joanna Stern / Engadget: Dell promises a 10-inch Windows 7 tablet later this year
Todd Ogasawara / ThinkMobile: Windows 7 Tablets for Business Only: First HP, Now Dell.
Andrew Munchbach / BGR: Dell will have Windows 7 tablets in market by year's end
James Niccolai / Computerworld: Dell to launch 10-inch Windows 7 tablet later this year
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider: Dell previews conceptual tablet running Windows 7
Desire Athow / ITProPortal: Dell Showcases 10-inch Windows 7 Tablet
Nick Marshall / Electricpig.co.uk: US Update: Dell's 10-inch tablet, first Honeycomb smartphone, Asus iPad 2 competitor
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Dell To Release A 10-Inch Windows 7 Tablet This Year
James Niccolai / Computerworld: Dell to launch 10-inch Windows 7 tablet later this year
Todd Bishop / TechFlash: Dell teases Windows 7 tablet
Tom Warren / WinRumors: Dell teases new 10-inch Windows 7 tablet
Stuart Miles / Pocket-lint: Dell 10-inch Windows 7 tablet teased
James Niccolai / Computerworld: Dell to offer 10-inch Windows 7 tablet later this year
Paul Carr / TechCrunch:
Valleywag's Ryan Tate Publishes Photo of Zuckerberg's House; Days Later, Stalker Shows Up — A few months back, I had a few harsh words for Valleywag editor Ryan Tate over his decision to pay a paparazzo for photographs of Mark Zuckerberg's house and girlfriend. — Specifically I said...
Discussion: @ryantate and The Atlantic Online
Ryan Tate / @ryantate: @jonmilani 4chan posted my address long ago — and visited! I hear we're in a new post privacy era.
Nicholas Jackson / The Atlantic Online: Is Gawker to Blame For Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Stalker?
Arnold Kim / MacRumors:
Verizon iPhone 4 Now Available for Online Orders — Verizon and Apple have opened their website to accept orders for the Verizon iPhone. The Verizon iPhone was available for pre-orders for existing customers last week, but is now available for the general public.
Discussion: AppAdvice, AppleInsider, O'Grady's PowerPage, Electronista, BlogsDNA, Neowin.net, The Register, Engadget, Phones Review, Geek.com, The Next Web and TUAW
Alexander Vaughn / AppAdvice: Verizon iPhone Now Available To Order For Everyone
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider: Apple Store relaunches with new Verizon iPhone 4
Chris Barylick / O'Grady's PowerPage: Verizon iPhone 4 now available via Apple Store web site
Khizer Hayat Farooq / BlogsDNA: Verizon iPhone 4 Back On Apple Stores
Colby Swandale / Neowin.net: Verizon iPhone 4 now avaliable for online pre-order/reserve for new customers
Rik Myslewski / The Register: Verizon iPhone 4 jailbroken - already
Matthew Humphries / Geek.com: Verizon iPhone 4 now available to order online
Matt Brian / The Next Web: Verizon iPhone 4 Now Available To Order By All
Chris Rawson / TUAW: Verizon iPhone now available online
Ron Carmel / 2D Boy:
Analysis: World of Goo's iPad Launch — We attempted, and failed, to bring World of Goo to iPhone in the summer of 2009. Development was sporadic and slow as we worked with a series of four different contractors who, for various reasons, did not bring the project to completion. So we dropped it.
Discussion: MacStories, Joystiq, VG247, AppleInsider, Touch Arcade, Gamasutra and www.pocketgamer.biz
Cody Fink / MacStories: World Of Goo Sells 125K In First Month: 2D Boy Talks Sales, Strategies, And Consoles
Richard Mitchell / Joystiq: World of Goo iPad sells 125K in first month
Nathan Grayson / VG247: Goo-d, goo-d: World of Goo sticks to 125,000 iPads in first month
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider: World of Goo says iPad launch beat peak WiiWare, Steam sales
Brad Nicholson / Touch Arcade: 2D Boy Shares Its Thoughts On ‘World of Goo’ Post-Launch
Seth Weintraub / Fortune:
Industry first: Smartphones pass PCs in sales — International Data Corp is showing that in the final quarter of 2010, smartphones passed global PC shipments for the first time in history. — As predicted a few months ago, Smartphones have passed PCs in global numbers.
Discussion: SAI, Geek.com, Digital Society, Financial Times, Mobile Knots, ReadWriteWeb and SlashGear, Thanks:llsethj
Henry Blodget / SAI: IT'S OFFICIAL: The Smartphone Market Is Now Bigger Than The PC Market
John Brownlee / Geek.com: Smartphones outsell PCs for the first time in history
George Ou / Digital Society: Milestone - Smartphones sales surpass PCs
Joseph Menn / Financial Times: Smartphone shipments surpass PCs
Apurva Chaudhary / Mobile Knots: Smartphones finally outsells PCs
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb: Smartphones Outsell PCs
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews:
Bubbli raises $2 million to build the matrix — Recognized by TED and John Doerr, stealth startup secures monetary approval from August Capital — Bubbli, a new stealth startup with some obscurely massive ambitions to change the way we use photos on mobile devices, has raised around $2 million …
Nick O'Neill / All Facebook:
Facebook Rolls Out Major Upgrades To Ad System — This evening Facebook has rolled out a number of significant upgrades to the company's self-serve advertising system which will benefit those marketing their Facebook Pages as well as advertisers in general. — Sponsored Stories
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry / SAI: Facebook Updates Ad System, Adds “Sponsored Stories” …
Josh Halliday / Guardian:
Judge points to problems with ‘unsecured Wi-Fi’ prosecutions — Digital Economy Act under more scrutiny after senior judge highlights problems with copyright claims — A senior court judge has pointed to severe problems with the way the Digital Economy Act enables copyright owners to prosecute people accused of illegal filesharing.
Discussion: The Register
Brooke Crothers / CNET News:
Dell Adamo, spunky MacBook Air rival, is no more … ADD A COMMENT (Log in or register) (10 Comments)
Discussion: Digital Trends, Laptops and Desktops Blog, SlashGear, Engadget, Softpedia News, MobileWhack.com, Electronista and Fudzilla
Adam Rosenberg / Digital Trends: Dell discontinues ultraportable Adamo laptops
Sean Portnoy / Laptops and Desktops Blog: Dell discontinues Adamo laptop, leaving MacBook Air with one fewer competitor
Shane McGlaun / SlashGear: Dell Adamo gets the axe
Peter Scott / Fudzilla: Dell kills off Adamo ultraportable
Mike Davies / < isolani />:
EBay to Unveil Plan to Help PayPal Repel Google, Apple Threats — EBay Inc., preparing for a day when its PayPal online-payment unit is its biggest source of revenue, will lay out a three-year plan tomorrow for expanding the business and warding off threats from Google Inc. and Apple Inc …
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry / SAI: PayPal Has A Three-Year Plan To Fight Google And Apple (And Facebook)
Dan Goodin / The Register:
Microsoft finally says adios to Autorun — Worm bait purged from older Windows — After a decade of abuse, Autorun is finally being retired in older versions of Windows. — On Tuesday, Microsoft began pushing an update that changes the way Windows Server 2008 and earlier versions …
Discussion: Computerworld, Inquirer, F-Secure Antivirus … and V3.co.uk
Lawrence Latif / Inquirer: Microsoft issues a patch to disable Autorun
David Neal / V3.co.uk: Microsoft removes Autorun feature
Matt Baume / NBC Bay Area:
Mayor Lures Twitter to Dangerous Skid Row — Mayor Ed Lee wants to keep Twitter in San Francisco. So why is he offering them office space in the worst part? — Ed Lee is expected to announce tax credits targeted specifically at companies like Twitter, according to the Gate.
Sony Ericsson Xperia Play to launch on Verizon? — As we reported, Sony Ericsson will be introducing the Xperia Play on February 13th. That, of course, is the day before the start of the MWC in Barcelona. From the beginning when the device was a mere concept, to today's pictures showing …
Discussion: The Toybox Blog, BGR, Android Community, Electronista, Engadget, Softpedia News, Gadgetell and wirelessgoodness.com
Andrew Munchbach / BGR: Sony Ericsson's Xperia Play coming to Verizon Wireless, says Wirefly
Shane McGlaun / Android Community: Sony Ericsson Xperia Play may be headed to Verizon
Vlad Savov / Engadget: Sony Ericsson Xperia Play may be headed to Verizon
Urgent: Egyptian Blogger Kareem Amer Missing — CyberDissidents.org has just received word that Egyptian blogger Kareem Amer, recently released after four years in prison, has disappeared. Kareem is a member of CyberDissidents.org's blogger board and we are horrified at this news.
J.D. Falk / Return Path:
How the End of IPv4 Affects You — Anyone who has been watching the technology industry for more than a couple of years quickly learns to recognize FUD: Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt. FUD is (apparently) widely believed to be an effective marketing technique, especially when it comes to security, privacy, or scarcity.
Newspaper publishers warn Apple over iTunes sales — Apple is being warned against trying to squeeze cash out of the newspaper industry by controlling subscriptions for iPads and iPhones. — The European Newspaper Publishers' Association (ENPA) says it is concerned by the company's plans to direct online sales through iTunes.
Discussion: Nicke's shared items … and AppleInsider