Jonathan S. Geller / BGR:
Exclusive: BlackBerry Messenger will launch on Android and iOS — BGR has learned from multiple trusted sources that Research In Motion is planning to bring its beloved BlackBerry Messenger app and service to Android, and eventually to iOS as well. According to our sources …
Discussion: PC World, GigaOM, CNNMoney.com, LAPTOP Magazine, iGeneration Blog, App Advice, SAI, Digital Trends, MacRumors iPhone Blog, The Toybox Blog, ReadWriteWeb, Geek.com, VentureBeat, msnbc.com, Redmond Pie, Engadget, Your Daily Apple, CrackBerry.com blogs, The Huffington Post, Geekosystem, TechSpot, IntoMobile, Gearlog, Electronista, Neowin.net, GizmoFusion, PhoneDog.com, TUAW, Droid Life, Ubergizmo, SlashGear, TiPb, MacStories, Electricpig.co.uk, Android Phone Fans, The Next Web, Techie Buzz, Tech Trader Daily, Techland, Erictric, Download Squad, Android Community, Pocket-lint and Gizmodo
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: Will (or Can) RIM Take the Road IBM Once Traveled?
Paul R. La Monica / CNNMoney.com: Back in Black ... Berry. RIM lives!
Zack Whittaker / iGeneration Blog: BlackBerry facing dark days; pulls out Messenger on Android, iOS wildcard
Bryan Wolfe / App Advice: Blackberry Loses Its Last Reason To Exist, By Offering Up Messenger For iOS
Steve Kovach / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: BlackBerry Messenger Could Be Coming To iPhone And Android Soon
Geoff Duncan / Digital Trends: BlackBerry Messenger coming to iOS and Android?
Rachel King / The Toybox Blog: RIM bringing BlackBerry Messenger to Android, iOS
Audrey Watters / ReadWriteWeb: BlackBerry Messenger Rumored to Be Heading to Android, iOS
Sal Cangeloso / Geek.com: Hands-on: BlackBerry PlayBook tablet
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: RIM bringing BlackBerry Messenger to Android and iOS?
Rosa Golijan / msnbc.com: Report: BlackBerry Messenger coming to iOS and Android
Robert Quigley / Geekosystem: Report: BlackBerry Messenger Coming to iPhone, Android
Jose Vilches / TechSpot: Rumor: RIM to bring BB Messenger to Android, iOS
Simon Sage / IntoMobile: Android and iPhone Getting BlackBerry Messenger?
Brian Heater / Gearlog: BlackBerry Messenger Coming to iPhone, Android - Report
Oliver Haslam / Neowin.net: BlackBerry Messenger coming to Android, iOS?
Kelly Hodgkins / TUAW: Blackberry Messenger coming to iPhone?
George Wong / Ubergizmo: BlackBerry Messenger to appear on other platforms?
Chris Davies / SlashGear: BlackBerry Messenger for Android and iOS tipped for 2011
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: RIM considering bringing BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) to iPhone?
Federico Viticci / MacStories: BlackBerry Messenger Coming to iOS?
Jennifer Allan / Electricpig.co.uk: Android and iOS to get BlackBerry Messenger
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Breaking: Rumors Say Blackberry Messenger to Be Launched for Android
Eric Calouro / Erictric: Hold the Phone: RIM Is Bringing BBM to Android and iOS?
Lee Mathews / Download Squad: BlackBerry Messenger coming to Android and iOS?
Stuart Miles / Pocket-lint: BlackBerry Messenger coming to Android and iOS?
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Rumor: BlackBerry Messenger App Being Built for Android and iOS?
Who is Winning the U.S. Smartphone Battle? — The answer depends on whether you're looking at operating systems or manufacturers. — The battle for the hearts and minds of consumer smartphone owners continues to be a heated one according to data just released by The Nielsen Company.
Discussion: MediaPost, VatorNews, asymco, Digital Trends, Engadget, GigaOM, TechCrunch, GMSV, ReadWriteWeb, Electronista, IntoMobile, Android Phone Fans, SlashGear, Android Community and Tech Trader Daily
Mark Walsh / MediaPost: Android Pulls Ahead In U.S. Smartphone Share
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: Google, Apple and RIM: mobile market masters
Horace Dediu / asymco: Android vs. Windows Phone: Which vendors benefit?
Chris Ziegler / Engadget: Visualized: US smartphone market share, by manufacturer and platform, made pretty
Ryan Kim / GigaOM: Android Pulls Ahead, While HTC Enjoys The Ride
Levi Sumagaysay / GMSV: Gadgets galore: iPad 2, PlayBook, smartphone and PC numbers
Simon Sage / IntoMobile: Android Squeaks Into Top Spot for U.S. Smartphone Market Share, BlackBerry and iPhone Neck and Neck for Second
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Nielsen US Share Graphic: Android Prevailing, But OEMs Still Trail Apple, RIM
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Nielsen: Android leads US smartphone segment but Google weaker than Apple & RIM
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
WordPress.com Suffers Largest DDoS Attack In Its History — You have no idea how hard it was to get this post up, as WordPress.com, our blog host, is currently under a denial of service attack. It's been almost impossible to access the TechCrunch backend for the past 10 minutes …
Discussion: CNET News, Naked Security, The Register, @wordpressdotcom, Data Center Knowledge, The Blog Herald, Financial Post, The Next Web, Technologizer, Techie Buzz, Black Web 2.0 and The Huffington Post, Thanks:r0unak
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: WordPress hit by ‘extremely large’ DDoS attack
Naked Security / Sophos: WordPress.com targeted by DDoS attack
WordPress.com / @wordpressdotcom: Sporadic slowness is back — we're battling a non-trivial DDoS attack and will update as soon as it's mitigated.
Rich Miller / Data Center Knowledge: WordPress.com Recovering After Major DDoS
Tanner Godarzi / The Blog Herald: Warning: WordPress.com Under Massive DDOS Attack, Temporarily Stopped
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: WordPress suffering its largest DDoS attack ever, suspects political motives
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: WordPress Under Attack
Tehseen Baweja / Techie Buzz: WordPress Under a Large DDoS Attack
Jennifer Allan / Electricpig.co.uk:
iPad price drop: Apple will refund the difference — If you recently bought an iPad, only to find that there's now a shiny new iPad 2 and a whopping great £100 reduction on the price tag of the original iPad, do not be alarmed! Apple will refund you the difference, so you could still take advantage of that iPad price drop.
Discussion: Digital Trends, AppleInsider, Gadget Lab, MacRumors, TiPb, Apple Bitch, Ubergizmo, 9 to 5 Mac, GigaOM, MacNN, The Next Web, CrunchGear, Geek.com and iLounge
Aemon Malone / Digital Trends: iPad 2 annoucement prompts Apple to offer $100 refund on recent iPad purchases
Katie Marsal / AppleInsider: New iPad 2 dock revealed; Apple offers $100 refund to recent iPad buyers
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: Thousands of Owners Ditch Old iPads for Newer Model
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Apple Offering $100 Refunds to Recent iPad Customers
George Lim / TiPb: Apple offers $100/£100 refund to recent iPad customers
George Wong / Ubergizmo: Apple offering refunds to recent iPad buyers
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: Get a $100 Refund on Recent iPad Purchases
Matt Brian / The Next Web: Bought an iPad just before the price drop? Apple will refund the difference
John Biggs / CrunchGear: Just Bought An iPad? Head Back To The Apple Store With A Quickness For A $100 Rebate
Matthew Humphries / Geek.com: All iPad purchases since February 16 entitled to $100 refund
Jesse David Hollington / iLounge: Apple lowers iPad 1 new/used prices, offers some refunds
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac:
iPad 2 will be at Best Buy at launch (Update: Sams Club+Walmart) — In case you want to sit in the parking lot of a Best Buy rather than the parking lot of an Apple Store: Best Buy will have iPad 2 at launch. Wooo! — Will the other usual suspects (Verizon, AT&T, Walmart) as well?
Discussion: MacRumors, MobileWhack, lalawag, PC World, MacGazette.net, Gearlog, TUAW, MacStories, App Advice and Edible Apple
Jeff Baker / MobileWhack: Best Buy & Walmart Getting iPad 2 on March 11
Andy Yen / lalawag: The Lowdown About The iPad 2 Announcement
Ian Paul / PC World: iPad 2 Launch: 5 Things You Need to Know
Hilary Scott / Gearlog: Best Buy To Sell IPad 2 on March 11
Kelly Hodgkins / TUAW: Best Buy, Sams Club and Wal-Mart to carry the iPad 2 at launch
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Best Buy Will Have iPad 2 at Launch
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
With “Quick Bar”, Twitter Has Figured Out How To Cram Ads Into The Stream — Twitter has just rolled out a pretty substantial new update to the iOS versions of its app today. Several of the new features look nice, such as the new Tweet box design, and the easier way to find friends via phone contacts.
Discussion: VatorNews, SAI, The Business Insider, everythingiCafe, Twitter Blog, AppScout, @eric_andersen, @avinio and Electronista
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: Twitter for iOS updated to highlight trends
Steve Kovach / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: What's New With Twitter's iOS App Update
Christopher Meinck / everythingiCafe: Twitter Updates Official iPad and iPhone Apps
Terrance Gaines / AppScout: Twitter for iPhone Update: Autocomplete @usernames and More
Eric Andersen / @eric_andersen: Whoa! Twitter rolls out “Quick Bar” aka ads in its #iPhone app - but no way to turn off? http://j.mp/h5kTM5 /via @Aerocles
Federico Viticci / MacStories:
Twitter Updates iOS App with Lots Of New Features — An interesting (and rather huge) update to the official Twitter app for iOS was released a few minutes ago, and it includes improvements both for the iPhone and iPad version of the client. New features has been added to this release as well …
Discussion: Redmond Pie, Download Squad, TiPb, Shoutpedia and The Next Web, Thanks:viticci
Leanna Lofte / TiPb: Twitter for iPhone and iPad updated with Quick Bar
Andy Chu / Bing:
Bing Launches Deals — Calling all bargain hunters, deal lovers, Groupon groupies and Living Social fanatics! Things just got easier. — Today we're launching Bing deals for the desktop and mobile (m.bing.com) - giving you access to more than 200,000 unique offers in over 14,000 cities …
Discussion: Digital Trends, TechFlash, LiveSide.net, eMoney, IntoMobile, Techland and The Next Web
Molly McHugh / Digital Trends: Bing launches Groupon competitor with Bing Deals
Kip Kniskern / LiveSide.net: Bing partners with DealMap to bring Groupon, LivingSocial, more deals to Bing and m.bing.com
Tricia Duryee / eMoney: Bing Adds Daily Deals to Search Results Through Partnership
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: Bing Deals provides large discounts on the go
Kristen Nicole / Techland: Microsoft: Bing ‘Deals’ Scours Groupon, LivingSocial for You
Matt Rosoff / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider:
Microsoft Adds Daily Deals To Bing — Microsoft will incorporate daily deals and discounts into Bing search results through a partnership with The Dealmap.The move gives Microsoft another weapon against Google, who failed to acquire Groupon after bidding a reported $6 billion late last year.
Discussion: GigaOM, paidContent, All about Microsoft Blog and Search Engine Land
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Microsoft's Bing Adds Local Discounts From The Dealmap
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft Blog: Microsoft adds Groupon-style deals to Bing
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: Bing Brings Local Deals To Mobile, PC
Mike Butcher / TechCrunch Europe:
Disney acquires gaming engine startup to build HTML5 games outside of App stores — Disney has acquired an HTML5 gaming engine startup called Rocket Pack, based out of Helsinki, Finalnd. A Disney spokesperson told us today, exclusively: “We can confirm that The Walt Disney Company has acquired Rocketpack …
Discussion: VentureBeat, Fast Company, Mobile Marketing Watch, Geek.com, BloggingStocks, SAI, SlashGear, Gamasutra, Electronista and The Tech Trade, Thanks:mikebutcher
Mikko Torikka / VentureBeat: Disney acquires HTML5 game maker Rocket Pack
Matthew Humphries / Geek.com: Disney buys Rocket Pack and its HTML 5 game engine
Tom Taulli / BloggingStocks: Disney Snags Mobile Gaming Startup Rocketpack
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry / SAI: Disney Needs To Buy Angry Birds
Eric Caoili / Gamasutra: Disney Acquires HTML5 Game Engine Startup Rocket Pack
Eric Savitz / The Tech Trade: Disney Buys HTML5 Gaming Startup Rocket Pack
Nir Ben Yona / Technologer:
Did Apple Just ‘Borrow’ The Smart Cover Idea From Incase? — Apple has really blown our minds away with their latest and greatest Smart Cover revelation, yesterday morning. Designed specifically for iPad 2 devices, the fabulous and colorful covers - soon to be offered in polyurethane or leather flavors …
Discussion: PC World, TUAW, Engadget, Asiajin, NBC Bay Area, SlashGear and blogs.chron.com, Thanks:niron
Kelly Hodgkins / TUAW: New iPad 2 Smart Covers inspired by Japanese bath tub lids?
Akky Akimoto / Asiajin: What New iPad2 Smart Cover Reminds Japanese - Bath Tub Lid
Jason Middleton / NBC Bay Area: Smart Cover is Just So Apple
Seth Weintraub / Fortune:
Steve Jobs' reality distortion takes its toll on truth — Apple twisted facts (or worse) to try to convince crowds that all other tablets had no shot at de-throning the iPad in 2011. — In what seems like a ritual at this point, I watched Apple's iPad 2 keynote in disbelief …
Francis Tan / The Next Web:
Beijing to track citizens with their cell phones — As if the Great Firewall is not enough, the Chinese government is now looking into monitoring the movement of 17 million cellphone users in Beijing, China by tracking the signal of their mobile devices. — Purportedly to improve Beijing's …
Discussion: PR Newswire, topics.scmp.com, TechEye, IntoMobile, Gadgetell and All Points Blog
Stephen Chen / topics.scmp.com: Beijing to track all mobile phone users' movements
Nick Farrell / TechEye: China to bring in location detection for mobile phones
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: China to monitor cell phones of Beijing citizens for better city planning [Japan already does this]
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
March Madness Comes to the iPad, for Free — Big sports events generally shy away from the Web, because they're still worried-with good reason-about trading analog dollars for digital dimes. — One exception to the rule has been the annual March Madness NCAA college basketball tournament …
Discussion: MediaPost, TUAW, WPCentral.com, Switched and The Business Insider, more at Mediagazer »
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: Latest IPad App: Free March Madness
Kelly Hodgkins / TUAW: March Madness to stream to the iPad and iPhone for free
George Ponder / WPCentral.com: Brackets: March Madness for WP7
Caleb Johnson / Switched: March Madness On Demand to Bring Free Live Games to iPad, iPhone
Dan Frommer / The Business Insider: You'll Be Able To Watch March Madness On Your iPad This Year, For Free
Florian Mueller / FOSS Patents:
Microsoft and Google jointly sue GeoTag Inc. in order to invalidate a patent asserted against more than 300 entities — Google and Microsoft have joined forces to take down a Texas company's geotagging patent that they claim has been used in lawsuits against more than 300 entities, many of which are customers of the two companies.
Discussion: TechFlash, TechCrunch, Network World, Inquirer and TechEye
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch: Microsoft And Google Jointly Hit GeoTag With A Lawsuit To Invalidate Its Patent
Dean Wilson / Inquirer: Google and Microsoft set the legal hounds on Geotag
Matthew Finnegan / TechEye: Google and Microsoft join forces for joint lawsuit
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
And Now The True Test For Hot Beta Chat App Yobongo: Going Live — We've written about Yobongo a couple of times now. It's an interesting concept (location-centric realtime mobile chat) with great execution. But that execution has so far only had to withstand 140 or so beta testers.
Discussion: VentureBeat, ReadWriteWeb, GigaOM, SAI, SlashGear, Mashable! and louisgray.com
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb: Yobongo Hits the App Store: Can It Deliver?
Ryan Lawler / GigaOM: Yobongo: Building the Next Location-Based Social Network
Anthony Ha / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Yobongo Launches iPhone App That Lets You Chat With Nearby Strangers
Samia Perkins / SlashGear: Yobongo location-based chat now available in App Store
Jennifer Van Grove / Mashable!: iPhone App for Talking to Strangers Seeks to Be a Hit at SXSW
Eric Slivka / MacRumors:
‘Joint Venture’ Small Business Program Officially Launched — Earlier this week, we noted that Apple had prepped its employees for a rollout of a new support program known as “Joint Venture” targeting small businesses. The program has now officially launched and is essentially in line …
Discussion: PC World, Macworld, TUAW and The Next Web
David Chartier / PC World: Apple Unveils Joint Venture Service for Business Owners
David Chartier / Macworld: Apple unveils Joint Venture service for business owners
Ryan Kim / GigaOM:
Instapaper's Arment: Seek Money From Customers, Not VCs — Marco Arment, the former chief technology officer of the Tumblr blog platform, is best known these days for his time-shifting reading app Instapaper. But he could start a side-job as a financial advisor to start-ups.
Discussion: Jeff Nolan, more at Mediagazer »
Eric Slivka / MacRumors:
Apple Seeds iOS 4.3 Golden Master to Developers — Apple today seeded the golden master version of iOS 4.3 to developers, paving the way for a public release of the update on March 11th. — The update is available in versions for the iPad, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, and third- and fourth-generation iPod touch …
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, Gizmodo and Apple
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: iOS 4.3 GM is out — Apple has just released the golden master version …
Jason Chen / Gizmodo: iOS 4.3 Gold Master Is Up For Developers
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Square Now Processing $1 Million In Mobile Payments Per Day — Mobile payments startup Square has reached a new milestone this week—the company is now processing $1 million in payments per day, co-founder Jack Dorsey just Tweeted. — Square was processing a few million in mobile transactions per week …
Discussion: Vanity Fair, Mobile Marketing Watch, MediaPost, Vanity Fair, Gizmodo, MobileWhack, @jack, MacStories, mocoNews, Erictric, VatorNews, SAI, FierceMobileContent, @fromedome and Pulse2
David Kirkpatrick / Vanity Fair: Twitter Was Act One — Considering that he invented Twitter …
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: Mobile Payments Are Rising
Vanity Fair: Jack Dorsey Tells David Kirkpatrick How It Felt To Be Ousted From Twitter and Discusses His Big New Idea: Square
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Square is Processing Over $1 Million in iPhone and Android Payments Every. Single. Day.
Jack Dorsey / @jack: As of today @Square is processing more than $1,000,000 a day. Think of all the individuals & businesses behind that number. Congrats to all!
Ingrid Lunden / mocoNews: The Mobile Lowdown: Nokia, Apple iPad Pricing, Square, Disney
Bertrand Vasquez / Erictric: Square Now Processing More than $1 Million per Day
Faith Merino / VatorNews: Square now processing 1M payments a day
Dan Frommer / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Square Now Processing More Than $1 Million In Payments Per Day
Jason Ankeny / FierceMobileContent: Square processing $1M in mobile payments per day
Dan Frommer / @fromedome: If only @jack knew how much of Square's $1 million processed per day was from my gypsy ATM business.
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Square Processing About $1 Million In Transactions Per Day
Zach Epstein / BGR:
AT&T says iPhone users aren't fleeing to Verizon faster than expected — Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, AT&T Mobility boss Ralph de la Vega said that iPhone users aren't defecting to Verizon Wireless any faster than the carrier expected. “We haven't seen any surprises …
Discussion: Wall Street Journal, CNET News, Techland, DailyTech, SlashGear, MobileBurn.com, Phones Review, Between the Lines Blog, DSLreports, TUAW and PhoneArena
Steven Russolillo / Wall Street Journal: AT&T Says No Surprises on iPhone Defectors
Lance Whitney / CNET News: AT&T not surprised by level of iPhone defectors
Mark Kurlyandchik / DailyTech: Report: Number of AT&T iPhone Defectors Below Expectations
Todd Haselton / MobileBurn.com: AT&T not surprised by number of Verizon iPhone defectors
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: AT&T: Smartphones like Motorola Atrix can replace corporate desktops
DSLreports: AT&T: No ‘Surprises’ After Verizon iPhone Launch - Thanks In Large Part To AT&T's $325 ETF
Eric Slivka / MacRumors:
AT&T Introduces Postpaid Subscription Plans for Tablet Data Access — Fresh on the heels of confirmation that AT&T will support personal hotspot functionality for the iPhone 4 when the feature debuts with iOS 4.3 next week, the carrier today also announced the launch of new postpaid subscription data plans …
Discussion: eWeek, AT&T, Gizmodo, Engadget and MacStories
Michelle Maisto / eWeek: ATandT Tablet Owners Now Have Choice of Postpaid or Prepaid Plans
Casey Chan / Gizmodo: AT&T Now Offering Postpaid Data Plans for Tablets
Tim Stevens / Engadget: AT&T introduces new post-paid plan for tablets, for those who prefer paying ex post facto
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog:
Comcast's Roberts aims to make the cable box cool, take on Netflix — Comcast CEO Brian Roberts is on a tour of sorts with a common message: Your cable box and the guide that goes with it can be cool. In fact, this lowly cable box may even remain the hub of your living room as it plays nice with Android and Apple's iPad.
Discussion: Electronista and CrunchGear
Matt Burns / CrunchGear: Comcast On Netflix And Not Sucking
Desire Athow / ITProPortal:
Exclusive : Nvidia Confirms Samsung Tegra 2 Design Win — Semiconductor giant Nvidia has confirmed to ITProPortal that Samsung will use the Nvidia Tegra 2 system on chip on some of its smartphones but, strangely enough, will not apparently differentiate between the two variants.
Discussion: Engadget, GigaOM, SlashGear, Android Community, Fonehome, Android Phone Fans, IntoMobile, Softpedia News and PhoneArena
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: Samsung Galaxy S II: Two Different CPUs An Issue for One Phone
Shane McGlaun / SlashGear: NVIDIA Tegra 2 is inside some Samsung Galaxy S II smartphones
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Report: Samsung Galaxy S II With Tegra 2 Processor Nearing
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Demand Media Buys Liveblogging Tool CoverItLive — On the heels of its entry to the public market, content farm Demand Media has just acquired CoverItLive, a liveblogging tool. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. — CoverItLive provides an extensive tool one can use …
Discussion: GigaOM, Mashable!, Business Wire, VatorNews, VentureBeat, paidContent, MediaMemo, CNET News and Adweek, more at Mediagazer »
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Demand Media Expands Beyond the Content Farm With CoverItLive
Sarah Kessler / Mashable!: Demand Media Acquires Live Blogging Tool CoveritLive
Faith Merino / VatorNews: Demand Media snaps up CoveritLive
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Demand Media buys CoveritLive: content farm meets liveblogging
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Demand Media Buys Blogging Service CoveritLive
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Demand Media Buys CoveritLive Blog Tool
Caroline McCarthy / CNET News: Demand Media acquires blogging tool CoverItLive
Mike Shields / Adweek: Demand Media CEO Brushes Off Google's Algorithm Switch
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog:
Gmail service fully restored, Google says — Gmail should be back up and fully restored for the thousands of users who lost messages or were unable to log in to their accounts over the last four days, Google said late Wednesday night. — At 10:51 p.m., Google posted an update to its App Status Dashboard:
Discussion: NBC Bay Area
Barbara E. Hernandez / NBC Bay Area: Gmail Should Work Now — If Not, E-Mail Google
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Browser makers release standard to bring 3D graphics to web apps without plug-ins — An industry consortium including browser makers Apple, Mozilla, Opera and Google today announced it has created a final standard on how to deliver built-in 3D graphics in web pages that won't require a plug-in or add-on to the browser.