Eric Slivka / MacRumors Page 2:
New ‘iPad 2’ Image Almost Certainly Fake — Earlier today, BGR posted an image it had received from a source claiming that it was a rear view of the second-generation iPad. The image has of course received a fair bit of traction on Apple-focused sites this morning, but it is almost certainly fake.
Discussion: Yahoo! News, MobileWhack and SAI
Ben Patterson / Yahoo! News: The iPad 2: What we know, what we don't know, and what we think we know
Jay Yarow / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Is This The iPad 2?
Jonathan S. Geller / BGR:
Is this Apple's next iPad? — We have been sent an image that looks very convincing. A tipster has shot us over what could be — and appears to be — an image of the back of Apple's next generation iPad. The rear-facing camera, redesigned speaker, and flat back with tapered edges are all visible.
Discussion: Examiner, Redmond Pie, T3.com News, I4U News, CrunchGear, PadGadget, MacGazette.net, PhoneDog.com, The Next Web, GigaOM, Apple Gazette, MobileWhack, IntoMobile, Techland, Gizmodo, The Atlantic Online, Cult of Mac, thinq_, SlashGear, 9 to 5 Mac, SAI, ITProPortal, Apple Bitch, GeekSugar, Phones Review, everythingiCafe and TUAW
Michael Santo / Examiner: What to expect in the iPad 2: perhaps even a white model?
Robert Evans / I4U News: Why Apple is Going ‘White’ With their new Mobile Devices
Matt Burns / CrunchGear: Did The iPad 2 Just Leak Out?
Alex Wagner / PhoneDog.com: Rumor: iPad 2 to get a white paint job
Matt Brian / The Next Web: Could this be iPad 2? It certainly looks right.
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: What to Expect From iPad 2 — Apple is almost certainly taking …
Tanner Godarzi / Apple Gazette: iPad 2 Rendering Released, May Come In White
Jeff Baker / MobileWhack: Apple iPad 2 to Come in White? - Recent Rumors Suggest a White iPad 2 May Beat the White iPhone 4 to Market
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: Convincing, Unconfirmed iPad 2 Pic Surfaces (Updated)
Nicholas Jackson / The Atlantic Online: Meet Apple's iPad 2
John Brownlee / Cult of Mac: This Isn't The iPad 2, But It'll Probably End Up Being Close
Stewart Meagher / thinq_: iPad 2 leaks ramp up ahead of Wednesday launch
Chris Davies / SlashGear: White iPad 2 latest leak ahead of Wednesday reveal
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac: iPad 2: also comes in white?
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry / SAI: Will The iPad 2 Come In White?
Desire Athow / ITProPortal: Fan's iPad 2 Render Fools Tech Websites Worldwide
Kristy Korcz / GeekSugar: Apple Rumors: iPad 2 Image Leaked, Coming in White?
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Is This An Official Render Of The iPad 2?
Kelly Hodgkins / TUAW: Is this the Apple iPad 2? (Updated)
Eric Savitz / The Tech Trade:
Apple Plots Move To Expand iPhone's Market Share — Apple (AAPL) continues to plot new moves in its campaign to conquer the world. — In a research note this morning, Bernstein Research analyst Toni Sacconaghi reports on a meeting he had last week with Apple COO Tim Cook, CFO Peter Oppenheimer and VP of Internet Services Eddy Cue.
Discussion: Fast Company, Fortune, Digital Daily, Cult of Mac, MarketBeat, Engadget, MacRumors, FierceWireless, 901am, TiPb, Apple Bitch, PhoneDog.com, Edible Apple, MacNN, MacDailyNews and MacStories
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: iPhone: ‘The mother of all halos’
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Rich Fanboi, Poor Fanboi-Apple Mulls Upside of Going Down-Market
John Brownlee / Cult of Mac: Apple Meets With Analysts, Hints At Cheaper iPhone And Reprogrammable SIMs
Matt Phillips / MarketBeat: Apple: Not ‘Just for the Rich,’ Says Cook
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Apple Executives Discuss Targeting Low-End Smartphone, High-Growth Tablet Markets
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless: Apple's Cook hints at prepaid iPhone, shaking up handset distribution
Alex Wagner / PhoneDog.com: Apple exec hints at cheaper iPhone
Edible Apple: Tim Cook calls iPhone the “mother of all halos”; doesnt want Apple products to be “just for the rich”
MacDailyNews: Analyst: Apple plots to expand iPhone market share; Cook: iPhone ‘the mother of all halos’
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Apple Execs Hint at Cheaper iPhone, Carrier Expansion
Jay Yarow / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider:
Apple COO Hints At Cheaper iPhone, Saying, We Don't Want To Be For “Just The Rich” — Apple COO Tim Cook strongly suggested we will see a cheaper iPhone in the near future in an interview with Bernstein analyst Toni Sacconaghi. — Cook says Apple is doing “clever things” to attack the prepaid market …
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, Gizmodo, everythingiCafe and iClarified
Adrian Covert / Gizmodo: Apple Doesn't Want to Be ‘Just for the Rich’
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Tim Cook Hints At Low-Cost iPhone
Peter / The Mac Security Blog:
Black Hole RAT is Really No Big Deal — iThreats published information about a new remote administration tool recently, and other sites are presenting this as a serious new threat to the Mac. Actually, this is hardly a threat at all. This tool, BlackHole, is something that needs to be installed on a Mac …
Discussion: I4U News and SC Magazine US
Naked Security / Sophos:
Mac OS X backdoor Trojan, now in beta?
Mac OS X backdoor Trojan, now in beta?
Discussion: Digital Trends, DailyTech, Apple Gazette, AppleInsider, PC World, MacDailyNews, The Register, CNET News, BetaNews, TechSpot, Neowin.net, Rootsecure.net, TUAW, Help Net Security, Download Squad, V3.co.uk, Inquirer, WinBeta and Zero Day Blog
Tanner Godarzi / Apple Gazette: New OS X Trojan Found In The Wild & How To Protect Yourself Against It
Robert McMillan / PC World: Hacker Writes Easy-to-use Mac Trojan
John Leyden / The Register: Mac Trojan uses Windows backdoor code
Don Reisinger / CNET News: Mac OS X Trojan catches Sophos' eye
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: Now in beta: OS X backdoor Trojan
Emil Protalinski / TechSpot: Backdoor Trojan for Windows ported to Mac OS
Dana Franklin / TUAW: New trojan MusMinim-A written for Mac OS X
Sebastian Anthony / Download Squad: BlackHole RAT Mac OS X backdoor Trojan virus mimics password prompt
David Neal / V3.co.uk: Sophos warns of Mac OS X backdoor Trojan
Asavin Wattanajantra / Inquirer: Virus shows that Mac OS X is not invulnerable
BogenDorpher / WinBeta: “BlackHole RAT” Surfaces as New Mac Trojan
Dancho Danchev / Zero Day Blog: Researchers spot new Mac OS X malware
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
How Chris Sacca And J.P. Morgan Acquired 10% Of Twitter Via Huge Secret Secondary Fund — Lots and lots of buzz today in all the major newspapers about how J.P. Morgan is trying to buy 10% or so of Twitter for $450 million. — As far as I can tell, all of the stories are wrong.
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: JPMorgan Chase reportedly in talks to buy minority share in Twitter
Nicholas Carlson / SAI: Let's Be Honest About Why JP Morgan Is Putting So Much Money Into Twitter
Rik Myslewski / The Register: Buzzmeisters value Twitter at $4.5bn
Gautham Nagesh / Hillicon Valley: Reports: JPMorgan fund seeking slice of Twitter
Gavin Dunaway / Adotas: JP Morgan Snatches 10% of Twitter
Sajid Farooq / NBC Bay Area: J.P. Morgan Pours Millions Into Twitter
John Hazard / Between the Lines Blog: JP Morgan already a Twitter investor thanks to private share exchanges
Steven Musil / CNET News: Reports: J.P. Morgan in talks for Twitter stake
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry / SAI: JP MORGAN BUYING HUGE STAKE IN TWITTER
Semil Shah / @semilshah: Well, I guess when investors are engaging in Blog-o-War, @Sacca is raising a $1b fund.
Lauren Dugan / mediabistro.com:
Texas Governor Rick Perry Blocks Media from his Twitter Account, Twitter Reacts — In a move that runs counter to the open nature of Twitter, Texas Governor Rick Perry has blocked several members of the Texas media from accessing his Twitter account. — Twitter has been a difficult beast for many politicians to tackle.
Oliver Chiang / SelectStart:
Facebook Investor Peter Thiel: Palantir Is The Next Facebook Or Google — Who isn't looking for the next big tech company? — For a FORBES magazine story I recently wrote on cyber-security software-maker Palantir Technologies, I spoke with billionaire Facebook investor Peter Thiel …
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry / SAI: Tech Security Firm Palantir Wants To Be The Next Facebook Or Google
Leon Erlanger / InfoWorld:
Motorola's big plans to fix Android's security woes — Execs confirm plans to develop APIs for the missing capabilities, letting Android devices match the security level of BlackBerrys and iPhones — It's official: Motorola Mobility execs have confirmed to InfoWorld that the smartphone maker …
Discussion: IntoMobile, Electronista and Android Community
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: Motorola to boost Android security on its own
Shane McGlaun / Android Community: Motorola unveils plans to make Android secure
Andrew Kovacs / @akovacs:
re Gmail issue: affected 0.02% of users not 0.08%, restored access for 1/3, remaining 0.013% being restored on ongoing basis,all w/in 12 hrs
Discussion: Hillicon Valley and Fortune
Gautham Nagesh / Hillicon Valley: Report: 150K Gmail accounts accidentally deleted
Seth Weintraub / Fortune: Gmail outage passes 24 hours for some (updated)
Josh Halliday / Guardian:
European customs ordered to seize PlayStation shipments in legal dispute — Confiscations ordered after Asian electronics giant LG wins preliminary injunction against Sony in acrimonious patent battle — European customs officers have been ordered to seize shipments of Playstation 3s …
Discussion: Engadget, Ars Technica, Hardware 2.0 Blog, Eurogamer, Electronista, GizmoFusion, PS3Crunch, Joystiq, The Next Web, VG247, GamePolitics News and Kotaku, Thanks:joshhalliday
Donald Melanson / Engadget: PlayStation 3 shipments to Europe now being seized after LG wins injunction against Sony
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0 Blog: European PS3 shipments seized following LG injunction
Bryan / GizmoFusion: Breaking News: LG Wins Patent Infringement Case Against Sony, Playstation 3 Banned
Griffin McElroy / Joystiq: PS3 shipments blocked in Europe as LG wins preliminary injunction
Fatema Yasmine / The Next Web: European PlayStation 3s ordered to be confiscated over legal disputes.
Patrick Garratt / VG247: All PS3′s blocked from entering Europe “for at least 10 days”
Brian Crecente / Kotaku: European Customs Seize PlayStation 3 Shipments
Declan McCullagh / CNET News:
Facebook plans to resume address, phone sharing — Despite congressional criticism, Facebook is planning to resume the aborted rollout of a feature that allowed the optional sharing of addresses and mobile phone numbers. — Facebook said in a letter (PDF) released today …
Discussion: Inside Facebook, All Facebook, The Next Web and ClickZ
Josh Constine / Inside Facebook: Facebook May Highlight App Permissions for Contact Info, Prevent Minors from Sharing
Jackie Cohen / All Facebook: Hey Feds, Facebook Still Wants Phonebook
Fatema Yasmine / The Next Web: Facebook continues plans to give your mobile number and home address to apps.
Kate Kaye / ClickZ: Lawmakers Take Softer Tone With Facebook
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac:
Apple targets SMBs with JointVenture — Apple laid the first stages of JointVenture out to Apple Retail staff today and as West Coast employees exit the meetings we are getting our first information on the new small business program. JointVenture will be launched on Tuesday and Wednesday this week.
Discussion: internetnews.com, AppleInsider, Between the Lines Blog, @r, Phones Review, Fortune, MacNN, MacDailyNews, TUAW, The Next Web and Fast Company
Quin Street Corporation / internetnews.com: Apple's JointVenture Targets SMBs
Rex Hammock / @r: Huh? Apple's small business idea is “Move to front of genius line”? http://techme.me/BDk6 What happened to Briefing Rooms? http://re-x.me/Cm
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: Apple JointVenture targets small shops
Kelly Hodgkins / TUAW: Apple to unveil JointVenture, a small business repair service
Joel Falconer / The Next Web: Apple's Joint Venture business support plan reportedly arriving on March 2
Sean Hollister / Engadget:
HTC Trophy spotted in the wild, sporting Verizon logo — If you had any remaining doubts whether the HTC Trophy would be playing for Team Red, you can leave them at the door — a tipster just sent us a high-res version of the above image, and says it's running the latest version of Windows Phone 7, complete with copy/paste support.
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: Where Are the New Windows Phone 7 Devices?
Long Zheng / istartedsomething: Can't wait for WP7 copy paste? Maybe send your phone for OEM servicing (caveat)
Matthew Miller / Smartphones and Cell Phones Blog: With Windows Phone 7, Verizon joins AT&T with largest smartphone selection
Bertrand Vasquez / Erictric: Verizon-Branded HTC 7 Trophy Spotted in the Wild
Alex Wagner / PhoneDog.com: Verizon-branded HTC Trophy photographed in the wild
Darnell / 901am: Verizon Gaining Windows Phone 7?
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft Blog: Verizon to offer a Windows Phone 7 device sooner rather than later?
Paul Paliath / GeekSmack: Verizon's HTC Trophy Windows Phone caught on camera
Ryan Hamrick / Know Your Cell: Second Verizon-branded HTC Trophy caught in the wild
Richard Lawler / Engadget:
Official DirecTV App for iPad now available, brings touch controls to your satellite box — Apparently that “coming soon” teaser page meant only a few days, as the aptly named DirecTV App for iPad popped up on the iTunes store this morning. The features were pretty well detailed on the website preview …
Discussion: CNET News, App Advice, The Toybox Blog, eHomeUpgrade, Electronista and Zatz Not Funny!
Don Reisinger / CNET News: DirecTV app for iPad launches
Bryan Wolfe / App Advice: DIRECTV Finally Offers Its Customers An iPad App
Alexander Grundner / eHomeUpgrade: Don't Just Watch TV, DIRECTV Using Your iPad
Dave Zatz / Zatz Not Funny!: DirecTV iPad App Now Available
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
What ‘The Social Network’ Won (Three Awards, But Not Best Picture) #Oscars — Despite losing Best Picture to The King's Speech, Aaron Sorkin and David Fincher's epic Facebook creation myth The Social Network did pick up three Oscars tonight, more than any film about nerds has ever garnered, unless you count A Beautiful Mind.
Discussion: @r, @parislemon, The Next Web, CNET News, @larrymagid, CNET News and NetworkEffect, more at Mediagazer »
Rex Hammock / @r: How you know you're a geek - Your Oscars wrap up story headline is about Social Network not winning best picture.
Caroline McCarthy / CNET News: ‘Social Network’ disappoints at Oscars
Larry Magid / @larrymagid: Glad the King's Speech won. Better picture than The Social Nettwork and saved me from having to file tonight
Caroline McCarthy / CNET News: ‘Inception’ is the Oscars' big tech winner
Liz Gannes / NetworkEffect: “The Social Network” Falls Short at Oscars
Audrey Watters / ReadWriteWeb:
And the Winner of the Academy Award Goes to... Real-Time Social Streams?
And the Winner of the Academy Award Goes to... Real-Time Social Streams?
Discussion: New York Times, MediaMemo and @chloes
Alessandra Stanley / New York Times: Make It New? Oscar Courts Internet Age
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: The Oscars Loved the Web Last Night, Hate It Today
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft Blog:
Microsoft's Windows Intune cloud-management service to go on sale March 23 — Microsoft plans to make its Windows Intune cloud-management service available for trial or purchase on March 23 in 35 countries, company officials disclosed on February 28. — Windows Intune (codenamed “Florida” …
Discussion: CNET News, The Register, Seattle Times, The Microsoft Blog, The Windows Blog, BetaNews, Network World, eWeek, TechNet Blogs, V3.co.uk, WinBeta, TechFlash, WinRumors, GeekSmack, Softpedia News and MSDN Blogs
Gavin Clarke / The Register: Microsoft inflating cloud PC-management option
Sharon Pian Chan / Seattle Times: Windows InTune will start selling on Mar. 23
Gavriella Schuster / The Windows Blog: News from CeBIT: Windows Intune Coming Soon to a PC Near You!
Robert Mullins / Network World: Windows Intune hits the street March 23
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Microsoft Readies Windows Intune for March Launch
Khidr Suleman / V3.co.uk: Microsoft Windows Intune to land on 23 March
Todd Bishop / TechFlash: Microsoft preps ‘Intune’ launch
Tom Warren / WinRumors: Windows Intune RTM available March 23
Paul Paliath / GeekSmack: Windows Intune to be available for purchase March 23
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry / SAI:
Yahoo Blocked Delicious Founder Joshua Schachter From Investing In Twitter — Delicious founder Joshua Schachter was offered the opportunity to invest in Twitter's first round and Yahoo, where he was working at the time, blocked him. Of course now Twitter is trading at $4.5 billion and will probably be a $10 billion company one day.
Ryan Kim / GigaOM:
SocialEyes Taps Facebook Social Graph For Video Chatting — SocialEyes, a new start-up co-founded by RealNetworks chairman Rob Glaser, is launching today at DEMO with the promise of making video chat truly social by leveraging Facebook Connect. The San Francisco company is building …
Jon Swartz / USA Today: SocialEyes delivers group video chat
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: RealNetworks' Glaser Launches Video Chat Service SocialEyes
Kate Taylor / TG Daily: RealNetwork founder adds videoconferencing to Facebook
Rafe Needleman / CNET News: Rob Glaser's SocialEyes: Facebook-connected videophone
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Former RealNetworks Execs Want You To “SocialEyes” With Video Chat
David Evans / Online Dating Insider: SocialEyes Brings Video Chat to Facebook
Nick Bilton / Bits:
Hearst's Manilla Aims to Handle Household Bills — There are many to manage your finances online, but many of them handle only the paying of run-of-the-mill bills. A site starting in beta-test mode on Monday, called Manilla, is aiming for something broader.
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, Digits, VentureBeat, paidContent, CNET News, Fortune, SAI and MediaMemo
Russell Adams / Digits: Hearst Launches Dashboard for the Home
David Kaplan / paidContent: Hearst Names Kliavkoff CEO Of Manilla; The Plan: Disrupt The Postal Service
Caroline McCarthy / CNET News: Hearst launching Manilla for paperless bills
Jessica Shambora / Fortune: Manilla: Making online bill pay into a better payoff
Jay Yarow / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Hearst's Stealthy Startup Manilla Wants You To Ditch All Paper Bills
Sean Hollister / Engadget:
AdvanceTC's 4.8-inch tabletphone runs Windows 7 on a 1.6GHz Atom CPU — It may not sound like the most practical combination, but we've got to hand it to AdvanceTC — it's shoehorned telephony into a Windows 7 tablet, fulfilling our dark desire for a spiritual successor to the xpPhone.
Discussion: PhoneArena, Pocket-lint, GottaBeMobile, MobileWhack and Ubergizmo
Paul Lamkin / Pocket-lint: AdvanceTC Magic W3: The Windows 7 smartphone
Chuong Nguyen / GottaBeMobile: AdvanceTC Brings Windows 7 to 4.8-Inch Tablet/Phone
Jeff Baker / MobileWhack: AdvanceTC Debuts Windows 7 Powered Magic W3 Tablet/Smartphone Complete with 4.8-inch Display …
London Stock Exchange site shows malicious adverts — The infection kicked off warnings from a fake security program — Booby-trapped adverts that hit visitors with fake security software have been discovered on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) website. — Analysis of the LSE site suggests …
Discussion: ZDNet, eWeek, High Severity, Inquirer, The Register and MarketingVOX
David Meyer / ZDNet: Google flags London Stock Exchange site for malware
Fahmida Y. Rashid / eWeek: London Stock Exchange Site Served Up Malicious Ads, Fake AV
Spencer Dalziel / Inquirer: London Stock Exchange website gets hacked with malware ads
Dan Frommer / SAI:
Amazon Gets Another Kindle Distributor: AT&T Will Sell In Its 2,000+ Stores — Amazon smartly continues to sell its Kindle e-reader at more places than just its Amazon.com web store. The company's latest Kindle distributor is AT&T, the wireless carrier that powers the Kindle's 3G connection in the U.S.
Discussion: Computerworld, AT&T, Examiner, CNET News, Bloomberg, Mobilized, VatorNews, TechFlash, Softpedia News, TechCrunch, Engadget, Gizmodo, BGR and Electronista
Matt Hamblen / Computerworld: AT&T to sell Kindle 3G on March 6
Michael Santo / Examiner: Kindle gets a new brick-and-mortar reseller: AT&T
Don Reisinger / CNET News: AT&T to start selling Amazon Kindle on March 6
Greg Bensinger / Bloomberg: AT&T to Start Selling Amazon's Kindle E-Reader Next Month
Faith Merino / VatorNews: AT&T to sell Kindle 3G
John Cook / TechFlash: AT&T stores to carry the Kindle
Vlad Savov / Engadget: AT&T will start selling Kindle 3G e-reader in its retail stores from March 6th
Sam Biddle / Gizmodo: Cop a Kindle at AT&T Stores Starting March 6th
Zach Epstein / BGR: Amazon Kindle 3G hits AT&T stores starting March 6th
Scott Moritz / TheStreet:
Verizon iPhone Clears 1 Million-Sold Mark — NEW YORK, (TheStreet) — Verizon's(VZ) Apple(AAPL) iPhone sales, while deceptively slow, still managed to fly past the 1 million-sold milepost. — Dan Mead, Verizon Wireless chief, told media outlets this weekend that 60% of the company's iPhone sales were preorders.
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: Report: 1M Verizon iPhones Sold at Launch
Matthew Lasar / Ars Technica:
ICANN: No government veto over controversial top-level domains — Less than two weeks away from ICANN's conference in San Francisco, representatives from the organization's Government Advisory Committee have rejected a US Department of Commerce proposal that would give GAC members veto power over new domain endings.
Discussion: CNET News
Declan McCullagh / CNET News: No support for U.S. proposal for domain name veto
Kit Eaton / Fast Company:
U.S. Army iPhone App Lets Soldiers Blog From Anywhere — The Army, desperate to acquire more recruits, has launched a new iPhone app that embraces both the hot-to-trot social media trend and booming smartphone sales. — According to Army press notes, the new app is a …
Discussion: Digital Trends, All Things Digital and PR Newswire