Matt Cutts / The Official Google Blog:
New Chrome extension: block sites from Google's web search results — We've been exploring different algorithms to detect content farms, which are sites with shallow or low-quality content. One of the signals we're exploring is explicit feedback from users.
Discussion: Fast Company, GigaOM, Google Operating System, Search Engine Watch, Digits, Googling Google Blog, paidContent, The Register, L.A. Times Tech Blog, The Atlantic Online, CNET News, SAI, Search Engine Land, Domain Name Wire, Techland, Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim, Mashable!, Pulse2, Mixed Media, broadstuff, Techie Buzz, Geek.com, @pkedrosky and DailyFinance, more at Mediagazer »
Amir Efrati / Digits: Google Acts Against Web Content Farms
Sam Diaz / Googling Google Blog: Chrome extension: Users can clean their search results, alert Google to possible spammers
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Google Moves Ahead With Its ‘Content Farm’ Campaign
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Google Chrome's Personal Blocklist can remove sites from Google search results
Alexis Madrigal / The Atlantic Online: Don't Like Content Farms? Help Google Block Them
Tom Krazit / CNET News: Google unveils anti-content farm Chrome tool
Steve Kovach / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Now Google Is Helping You Block Search Spam With New Chrome Extension
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land: New: Block Sites From Google Results Using Chrome's “Personal Blocklist”
Andrew Allemann / Domain Name Wire: New Chrome Extension Lets You Block Content Farms in Google
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Google Announces Chrome Extension For Blocking Content Farms
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: Google to Users: Tell Us Which Content Farms You Hate
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: Google - an Akismet Almanac arms race
Matthew Humphries / Geek.com: Google launches Chrome extension for blocking unwanted search results
Paul Kedrosky / @pkedrosky: What's doubly interesting is that the Chrome extension to block sites is from Google itself. It's handing content farm problem to us.
Alex Salkever / DailyFinance: It's Crunch Time for Google's Battle Against Content Spam
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Google Crowdsources Content Farm Detection With A Chrome Extension — After a weekend filled with more search drama - from a sting operation set up by the New York Times to catch SEO offender JC Penney, to The Content Farm satire blog, to Danny Sullivan's tongue in cheek “How to use Google to Search” …
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, InfoWorld, BetaNews and ITworld.com
Robert X. Cringely / InfoWorld: Is Google corrupt? Search me
Chris Nerney / ITworld.com: J.C. Penney caught gaming Google
Leander Kahney / Cult of Mac:
More Detail On Apple's iPhone Nano [Exclusive] — We have more detail on Apple's iPhone nano, which according to Sunday's Wall Street Journal is real and may be headed to market this year. — But what we have will blow your mind. — This week, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal …
Discussion: InfoWorld, Ars Technica, Mercury News, VentureBeat, Between the Lines Blog, Computerworld, Apple Bitch, Examiner, PR Newswire, AppAdvice, TDW Geeks, Mobile Marketing Watch, MacRumors, Notebooks.com, Pulse2, PC World, Fast Company, Internet2Go, everythingiCafe, ReadWriteWeb, Technologizer, Digital Trends, Appletell, Appolicious Advisor, blogs.chron.com, O'Grady's PowerPage, MacStories, Gadget Lab, MacHackPC, I4U News, Gadgetell, Redmond Pie, TiPb, RazorianFly, Techie Buzz, MarketingVOX, Hardware 2.0 Blog, Gearlog, Webomatica, Tech Trader Daily, Edible Apple, Los Angeles Times, Pocket-lint, msnbc.com, CNET News, Softpedia News, ITProPortal, Tech Report, Switched, GMSV and Know Your Cell
Chris Foresman / Ars Technica: Can Apple replace flash storage with cloud services? We doubt it
Frank Michael Russell / Mercury News: Biz Break: Apple's iPhone: Is smaller, cheaper ‘nano’ model on the way?
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Will the iPhone Mini only stream media? That's crazy talk
Sam Diaz / Between the Lines Blog: iPhone Nano rumors: Should Microsoft and Nokia be prepared for a feature phone battle?
Michael Santo / Examiner: iPhone nano to have minimal storage, stream everything from MobileMe: report
Alexander Vaughn / AppAdvice: This Is What Your Next iPhone Might Look Like
Cheezburger Network / TDW Geeks: Good Things Come In Small Packages Of The Day: Rumor has it that Apple …
Kevin Purcell / Notebooks.com: A Streaming Only iPhone Raises Many Questions for End Users: Data Caps, Airplane Mode and Poor Signals
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Smaller iPhone Will Only Have Storage Memory [RUMOR]
Ian Paul / PC World: Mini-iPhone Reports Persist
Greg Sterling / Internet2Go: iPhone ‘Nano’ Rumor Upstages Many MWC Announcements
Christopher Meinck / everythingiCafe: iPhone nano To Be Cloud Based?
Audrey Watters / ReadWriteWeb: Rumors of an iPhone Nano Continue: Smaller, Cheaper, No Memory?
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Is the “iPhone Nano” Really an iPhone Shuffle?
Jake Gaecke / Appletell: Rumor: Mini iPhone: half size, half price?
Phil Hornshaw / Appolicious Advisor: WSJ adds legitimacy to iPhone Nano rumors
Chris Barylick / O'Grady's PowerPage: Rumor: iPhone mini could drop internal storage, rely extensively on MobileMe steaming
Federico Viticci / MacStories: iPhone Nano To Have No Storage? Stream Media and Documents?
Brian X. Chen / Gadget Lab: Is Apple Finally Releasing an iPhone Nano?
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: iPhone nano is technically an Apple TV with a Touchscreen Display and Battery
Taimur Asad / Redmond Pie: iPhone Mini / Nano to Have No Internal Storage, Will Rely Entirely on Cloud-based Content - Report
Georgia / TiPb: iPhone nano — with no storage?
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0 Blog: Could an ‘iPhone nano’ work?
Brian Heater / Gearlog: iPhone Nano Will Have No Built-in Memory - Rumor
Jason Kaneshiro / Webomatica: On iPhone Nano — Wall Street Journal has a juicy article …
Ben Crompton / Pocket-lint: iPhone mini looking more likely by the minute
Rosa Golijan / msnbc.com: Report: Smaller, cheaper iPhone in the works
Chris Matyszczyk / CNET News: Is Apple no longer the BMW of tech?
Desire Athow / ITProPortal: WSJ “Confirms” iPhone 5 Mini Handset
John Moe / Tech Report: iPhone Nano becomes more real
Levi Sumagaysay / GMSV: Mobile buzz: cheaper iPhone, Sony's PlayStation phone …
Jason Cipriani / Know Your Cell: WSJ reports a smaller, cheaper iPhone along with upgraded MobileMe features in the works
Paul Miller / Engadget:
The iPhone nano to forgo local storage? Common sense says ‘no’
The iPhone nano to forgo local storage? Common sense says ‘no’
Discussion: The Loop, L.A. Times Tech Blog, Gizmodo and 9 to 5 Mac
Jim Dalrymple / The Loop: About this new MobileMe service
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Apple ‘iPhone Nano’ rumors gain steam and conflict on details
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: iPhone Nano has no memory?
Jackie Cohen / All Facebook:
First Facebook SIM Card Released — Every GSM cell phone will soon have Facebook built right in, as Gemalto has created the first SIM card including functions related to the social network. — A spokesperson for the social network confirmed the development in via email:
Discussion: The Register, Geek.com, Pulse2, Redmond Pie, MarketingVOX, Gizmodo, Pocket-lint and The Next Web
Bill Ray / The Register: Gemalto squeezes Facebook onto a SIM
John Brownlee / Geek.com: Facebook will now come back into SIM cards
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Gemalto Creates First Facebook SIM Card
Jason Chen / Gizmodo: A SIM Card With Facebook On It
Paul Lamkin / Pocket-lint: Gemalto manages to dumb down Facebook
Matt Brian / The Next Web: Gemalto brings Facebook to all mobile phones
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0 Blog: Gemalto brings Facebook on a SIM, turning ‘dumbphones’ into smartphones
Ina Fried / Mobilized:
Microsoft to Add Multitasking, Internet Explorer 9 to Windows Phone Later this Year — Microsoft announced on Monday plans to fill in some of the key gaps from the initial Windows Phone 7 release with two updates due out this year. — The more interesting of the updates is the second one-a major release-is due later this year.
Discussion: eWeek, Engadget, Inside Mobile Apps, Microsoft, MobileCrunch, Gadget Lab, BGR, LiveSide.net, WinRumors, Windows Phone Blog, The Seattle Times, VentureBeat, AppScout, Pulse2, 9 to 5 Mac, All about Microsoft Blog, iThinkDifferent, Reuters, ZDNet, Smartphones …, pocketnow.com, Global Nerdy, Neowin.net, MobileCrunch, The Register, GottaBeMobile, Windows Phone Secrets and WPCentral.com
Tim Stevens / Engadget: Microsoft shows off WP7's future with multitasking, Twitter integration, and IE9, all coming this year
Kim-Mai Cutler / Inside Mobile Apps: Microsoft Showcases a Kinect-Windows Phone Integration That May Entice Game Developers
Greg Kumparak / MobileCrunch: Windows Phone 7 To Get Internet Explorer 9 and Third Party Multi-Tasking Later This Year
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: Windows Phone 7 Update Adds Multitasking, New Internet Explorer
Zach Epstein / BGR: First Windows Phone 7 update due in early March; Verizon, Sprint phones in first half of 2011
Brier Dudley / The Seattle Times: Video: Windows Phone with Xbox Kinect demo
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Windows Phone 7 and Kinect learn to play ball together (video)
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Microsoft Adding Multitasking to Windows Phone Later This Year
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: More Microkia Phone 7 news: $Billion(s) payout, new WP7 features
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft Blog: Microsoft outlines new features coming to Windows Phone 7 in 2011
Iceman / iThinkDifferent: Windows Phone 7 To Get Multitasking, Xbox Kinect Support, Internet Explorer 9 & Twitter Integration [Video]
Ben Patterson / Reuters: Multitasking, cut-and-paste support coming to Windows Phone 7
James Kendrick / ZDNet: Twitter, IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7
Matthew Miller / Smartphones and Cell Phones Blog: Twitter and more multi-tasking coming to Windows Phone in 2011
Brandon Miniman / pocketnow.com: Windows Phone 7 in 2011: Multitasking, Twitter Integration, IE9, More
Michael Collado / Neowin.net: IE 9, Twitter integration, SkyDrive confirmed for WP7 [Update]
Greg Kumparak / MobileCrunch: Windows Phone 7′s Copy & Paste Update Coming In First Two Weeks Of March
Bill Ray / The Register: Microsoft polishes Windows Phone 7
Paul Thurrott / Windows Phone Secrets: Windows Phone at MWC - Accelerating the Windows Phone Ecosystem
Tim Ferrill / WPCentral.com: Is Mango Windows Phone 7.5?
Todd Bishop / TechFlash:
Video: Microsoft shows Kinect and Windows Phone, together
Video: Microsoft shows Kinect and Windows Phone, together
Discussion: Engadget, BetaNews and CrunchGear, Thanks:johnhcook
Chris Ziegler / Engadget: Microsoft Rally Ball demo shows Windows Phone 7, Kinect, Xbox Live living in perfect harmony (video)
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: Windows Phone 7 to get Internet Explorer 9, Kinect integration
Devin Coldewey / CrunchGear: Coming Soon: Kinect-Windows Phone 7 Mashups
Aza Raskin / Co.Design:
The Untold Story of How My Dad Helped Invent the First Mac — Jef Raskin, my father, (below) helped develop the Macintosh, and I was recently looking at some of his old documents and came across his February 16, 1981 memo detailing the genesis of the Macintosh.
Discussion: MacStories, TUAW and Gizmodo
Federico Viticci / MacStories: The Untold Story Of The First Mac
Victor Agreda, Jr / TUAW: Aza Raskin shares Jef Raskin's 1981 memo on the genesis of the Macintosh
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: The Inside Story of the Very First Macintosh
Janko Roettgers / GigaOM:
Netflix Finally Arrives On the Boxee Box — Can you hear that? That's the sound of relief coming from Boxee's offices in New York, as the startup is finally able to add a Netflix app to its Boxee Box today. Owners of the device can access the app by manually initiating a firmware update …
Discussion: Gearlog and Electronista
Jennifer Bergen / Gearlog: Netflix Available on Boxee Box at Long Last
Avner Ronen / Boxee Blog:
Happy Valentine's Day: Netflix on the Boxee Box
Happy Valentine's Day: Netflix on the Boxee Box
Discussion: CNET News, The Toybox Blog, ReadWriteWeb, VentureBeat, TechSpot, Gizmodo, eHomeUpgrade, The Next Web, Hacking NetFlix, Engadget, SlashGear and Reddit, Thanks:richdemuro
Don Reisinger / CNET News: Netflix streaming finally arrives on Boxee Box
Rachel King / The Toybox Blog: Boxee Box gifted with Netflix for Valentine's Day
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb: Netflix (Finally) Finds its Way Onto Boxee
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Netflix finally lands on the Boxee Box
Matthew DeCarlo / TechSpot: Boxee Box finally gets Netflix support
Jason Chen / Gizmodo: Boxee's Streamer Finally Gets Netflix
Alexander Grundner / eHomeUpgrade: Boxee is Now Officially Netflix Enabled
Brad McCarty / The Next Web: The Boxee Box: Now with 100% more Netflix support
Richard Lawler / Engadget: Netflix on the Boxee Box is a much better Valentine's Day gift than what you had planned
Rue Liu / SlashGear: Netflix Available Now On Boxee Box
Primesuspect / Reddit: Netflix FINALLY available on Boxee Box (blog.boxee.tv)
Jacqui Cheng / Ars Technica:
Apple's 2011 supplier report: child workers, bribes, “involuntary labor” — Apple discovered underage workers, “involuntary labor,” worker endangerment, and bribery at some of its supplier facilities over the course of 2010, the company revealed in its 2011 Supplier Responsibility Progress Report.
Discussion: Macworld, Between the Lines Blog, Hardware 2.0 Blog, 9 to 5 Mac, SAI, Digital Daily, CNET News, NBC Bay Area and MacStories
David Chartier / Macworld: Apple releases 2011 Supplier Responsibility report
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0 Blog: Apple audit uncovered 37 serious breaches of code of conduct at supplier facilities
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple posts Supplier Responsibility Progress Report 2011
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Apple Reports Progress on Supplier Responsibility, But Major Violations Doubled Last Year
Jim Dalrymple / CNET News: Apple reports on Foxconn, supplier workplace standards
Graham Spencer / MacStories: Apple's Supplier Responsibility Report Updated with 2010 Data
Aron Kozak / The Qt Blog:
Update on Qt — Judging by the sheer volume of comments on Daniel's post on Saturday you are all feeling like we are. Not the finest time in the history of Qt for sure, but also not the death of Qt that some of you are predicting either. — I was unable to continue to reply to all the comments …
Discussion: Daring Fireball and The Register
Gavin Clarke / The Register: Qt sees its future in Microkia
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Bill Gross' UberMedia Raises $17.5 Million From Accel, Index and Steve Case — UberMedia, which just bought TweetDeck for $30 million in equity last week, has raised $17.5 million, in a round led by Accel Partners. — The valuation for the Pasadena, Calif. start-up founded …
Joseph Tartakoff / mocoNews: UberMedia Raises $17.5 Million For Its Growing Portfolio Of Twitter Clients
Nicholas Carlson / SAI: Why Is Twitter So Afraid Of This Man?
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: UberMedia Raises $17.5 Million, Acquires TweetDeck For $30 Million
Scott Austin / Venture Capital Dispatch:
Kleiner Perkins Invests In Facebook At $52 Billion Valuation — Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Facebook are together at last. — VentureWire reports today that Kleiner is taking a small stake in Facebook by buying as much as $38 million of stock from other shareholders at a valuation …
Discussion: VentureBeat, Computerworld, Pulse2, All Facebook, Mashable!, The Digital Home, GigaOM, Digital Trends, SiliconANGLE, paidContent, Switched and Post Tech
Sharon Gaudin / Computerworld: Facebook reportedly gets $38M boost from VC firm
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Facebook Given $52 Billion Valuation With Kleiner Perkins Funding
Jackie Cohen / All Facebook: Kleiner Invests In Facebook At $52 Billion Valuation
Todd Wasserman / Mashable!: FarmVille Maker Zynga Said to Be Worth $7-9 Billion [REPORT]
Don Reisinger / The Digital Home: Zynga's valuation to exceed $7 billion?
Bobbie Johnson / GigaOM: Zynga's Big Gamble: Going Public Before Facebook Does
Aemon Malone / Digital Trends: WSJ: Zynga's value may reach as high as $9 billion
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Kleiner Perkins Becomes A Facebook Shareholder
Amar Toor / Switched: Zynga Might Be Worth $9 Billion, Sources Say
Vlad Savov / Engadget:
LG Optimus Pad first hands-on! (video) — We've just gotten back from playing around with LG's 8.9-inch, 3D-friendly Optimus Pad (known as the G-Slate in the US). This Android Honeycomb tablets sports a dual-core CPU inside and a dual-camera array outside, giving you both the optical and processing capabilities to produce 3D video.
Discussion: CrunchGear, Engadget, Gadget Lab, PC World, MobileCrunch, PhoneDog.com, eWeek, SlashGear, Pulse2, Examiner, Crave, Liliputing, CrunchGear, Gearlog, BGR, TmoNews, MobileWhack.com, IntoMobile and techeblog.com
Sean Cooper / Engadget: LG Optimus 3D hands-on
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: Hands-On With LG's Eye-Crossing 3D Optimus Pad
Dan Nystedt / PC World: YouTube Partners With LG on Mobile 3D Videos
Devin Coldewey / MobileCrunch: Hands-On With The LG Optimus 3D
Aaron Baker / PhoneDog.com: LG Optimus Pad Hands-On
Nathan Eddy / eWeek: MWC: LG Optimus 3D Smartphone, Tablet Debut
Chris Davies / SlashGear: LG Optimus Pad hands-on [Video]
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: LG Optimus Pad Gets A Hands-On [VIDEO]
Kent German / Crave: The gadget blog: LG launches Optimus 3D, Optimus Pad
Devin Coldewey / CrunchGear: Quick Hands-On With The Optimus Pad/T-Mobile G-Slate
Brian Heater / Gearlog: LG Announces Optimus Pad Tablet
Andrew Munchbach / BGR: LG Optimus 3D hands-on [video]
David / TmoNews: LG Optimus Pad (T-Mobile G-Slate) Previewed At Mobile World Congress, Lots Of Video!
Jeff Baker / MobileWhack.com: LG Optimus Pad Gets €999 Price Tag in Germany
Neil Hughes / AppleInsider:
Apple rumored to be evaluating 3 new iPhone prototypes, one with slideout keyboard — A Taiwanese website that has been the source of numerous Apple hardware leaks now claims that Apple has built three hardware prototypes for its next-generation iPhone, including one model with a slide-out physical keyboard.
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, MacRumors, iPhone Download Blog, RazorianFly, MacStories, iLounge and Gizmodo
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple to offer iPhone 5 with physical keyboard?
Charles Starrett / iLounge: Apple working on iPhone with slide-out keyboard?
Michael Hickins / Digits:
Google Cloud Boosting YouTube Upload Speeds — YouTube is leaning heavily on parent company Google's huge cloud computing infrastructure of data centers and Web servers to reduce the amount of time it takes for users to see their videos published online, Digits has learned.
Loïc Le Meur / Loic Le Meur Blog:
The new nightmare of developers and brands — It used to be simple. You just needed a website. Whatever you do on the web today, it's now a nightmare if you want to optimize your presence. — Platforms — You need to be on all popular platforms. iPhone of course …
Stephen Shankland / CNET News:
HTML5 spec set for 2014 completion — It's been a work in progress for years, but there are a few more years to go yet before the next version of Hypertext Markup Language is finalized. — Specifically, the World Wide Web Consortium's HTML Working Group is set to announce today that it expects …
Discussion: W3C, The Register, Neowin.net, Computerworld and ConceivablyTech
Alan Cone / Neowin.net: HTML5 pushed back until 2014
Joab Jackson / Computerworld: W3C: HTML5 will be finished in 2014
Daniel Bailey / ConceivablyTech: HTML5 Not Finalized Until 2014
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Qualcomm enables instant streaming of Netflix movies on Android — Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon mobile processors will enable future Android devices to be able to instantly stream TV shows and movies from Netflix. — Instant streaming is the hottest new way to get movies into the hands of users.
Greg Kumparak / MobileCrunch: Video: A Quick Demo Of Netflix For Android
Alexander Grundner / eHomeUpgrade: Preview: Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1 at Mobile World Congress 2011
Elinor Mills / CNET News: Motorola Mobility buys security provider 3LM
Alan Reiter / Internet Evolution: Qualcomm Announces 2.5GHz Quad-Core Chip
Ginny Mies / PC World: Hot Tablets, Powerful Smartphones: Mobile World Congress 2011 Officially Begins
Sarah Reedy / Light Reading: MWC 2011: Microsoft & Nokia Court Carriers
Daniel Robinson / V3.co.uk: MWC: Qualcomm unveils quad-core Snapdragon chips
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Snapdragon refreshed: up to 2.5GHz Quadcore with 3D & LTE
Call it “3G” or “4G,” America's wireless networks are still slow — If you've followed broadband discussions in Washington, DC, then you've heard that wireless is the future of communications. The National Broadband Plan offers wireless as the competitive solution to the broadband duopoly dilemma …
Discussion: PE Hub Blog
Luisa Beltran / PE Hub Blog: peHUB Second Opinion
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Huge Vote Of Confidence: Uber Raises $11 million From Benchmark Capital — Uber, a young startup that let's people book a black car service on the fly via their mobile app, has closed an $11 million round valuing the company at $49 million pre-money valuation, $60 million post-money, we've confirmed from sources.
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Uber Raises $11 Million For Booking Black Car Services On-The-Go
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Research In Motion Acquires Professional Contact Manager Gist — We heard the rumors that Research In Motion (RIM) was involved in serious talks to buy professional contact manager Gist, and today it's official. RIM has bought Gist, we've confirmed with the company. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb: Can Blackberry Reinvent the Address Book?
Robert Pease / Gist Blog: Gist is now part of Research In Motion (RIM)
Research In Motion / Inside BlackBerry: RIM Welcomes Gist!
Research in Motion: RIM Announces Two Additional BlackBerry 4G PlayBook Models For LTE and HSPA+ Networks
Kelly Clay / Social Media & Technology: Research in Motion Aquires Social Media Contact Manager Gist
Luke Timmerman / Xconomy: RIM Buys Gist To Help Manage Contacts in BlackBerry Smartphones
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM: We Called It: RIM buys Gist
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: RIM buys Gist: A good fit
Kevin Michaluk / CrackBerry.com blogs: RIM acquires Gist - Expect Improved Social CRM, Online Contact Management and Professional Networking on your BlackBerry
Christina Warren / Mashable!: BlackBerry Acquires Social Contact Manager Gist
Bertrand Vasquez / Erictric: Research In Motion Acquires Gist
Ethan Bauley / Data Central:
HP research shows mainstream media drive Twitter ‘trends’ to a surprising degree — Who gets to determine the big topics of conversation on social media? And how do they do it? Looking to find out, HP researchers recently examined how popular subjects get to be listed among the top ‘trending’ topics on Twitter.
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, VentureBeat and Fast Company
Austin Carr / Fast Company: Twitter Trends Driven Mostly by Mainstream Media
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Intel Invests $26 Million In CloudMade, Kaltura and Others — Intel Capital, Intel's investment arm, has announced six new investments totaling $26 million in a number of startups developing technology for mobile platforms. The startups intel invested in include open source mobile software company Borqs …
Discussion: VatorNews, Business Wire, Market Wire, The Register, SiliconANGLE, GigaOM and Beet.TV, Thanks:beet_tv
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: Intel invests $26 million in six startups
Lisa Bennett / Market Wire: Kaltura, Open Source Video Platform Provider, Secures $20 Million in Funding, and Lands Major Customer Wins
Rik Myslewski / The Register: Intel samples ‘Medfield’ next-gen phone chip
Maria Deutscher / SiliconANGLE: Intel Invests $26M in Mobile Cloud
Ryan Lawler / GigaOM: Kaltura Raises $20M From Intel & Others
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV: Kaltura Gets $20 Million Investment Round with Intel, others
Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
The Economics of Blogging and The Huffington Post — When The Huffington Post announced earlier this week that it was being acquired by AOL for $315 million in cash and stock, one group felt slighted: a set of unpaid bloggers for the site, identifying by the Twitter hashtag #huffpuff …
Discussion: broadstuff and GigaOM, more at Mediagazer »
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Content Farming: Is Online Media Just a Digital Sweatshop?
Jinen Kamdar / Twitter Blog:
Translating Twitter into more languages — Today we're announcing a product that is a major step toward making Twitter more easily accessible by people around the world - the Twitter Translation Center. The Translation Center allows us to crowdsource translations from our passionate users …
Discussion: Mashable!, VatorNews, Computerworld, SlashGear, TechCrunch and The Blog Herald
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: Twitter and Foursquare love new languages
Juan Carlos Perez / Computerworld: Twitter taps users for UI translations
Rue Liu / SlashGear: Twitter Launches Crowdsourced Translation Center To Add Indonesian, Russian, and Turkish
Leena Rao / TechCrunch: Twitter Launches Center To Crowdsource Translations; Indonesian, Russian And Turkish Versions Are Next
Darnell Clayton / The Blog Herald: Twitter To Twitterverse: We Need A Few Good Translators