Chris Chang / M.I.C. Gadget:
Exclusive: 64GB iPhone 4 Hands-on & Video! — The next iPhone? We are not sure, but we've just got our hands on an engineered prototype of iPhone 4, with 64 GB storage capacity. We tested it, and it is the real thing, no jokes here. On the back of the device, it has “XXGB” marking …
Discussion: PR Newswire, CNET News, Engadget, TechCrunch, 9 to 5 Mac, App Advice, iLounge, Gearlog, iPhone Buzz, Apple Bitch, VentureBeat, Geek.com, Ubergizmo, AppleInsider, Redmond Pie, TUAW, thinq_, MobileWhack, MacStories, Edible Apple, I4U News, Gadgets DNA, Shoutpedia, ITProPortal, iHackintosh, TiPb, SlashGear, Softpedia News, SAI, everythingiCafe, Neowin.net, ThinkMobile, Erictric, Digital Trends, GeekSmack, NBC Bay Area, Phones Review, PhoneArena, MacRumors, MobileCrunch and Electronista
Ben Patterson / PR Newswire: Leaked 64GB iPhone prototype may be showing its age
Don Reisinger / CNET News: Leaked ‘64GB iPhone 4’ prototype not the full story
Tim Stevens / Engadget: 64GB iPhone 4 prototype spotted in China? (video)
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: That 64GB iPhone is real, and could be a sign of what's to come
Charles Starrett / iLounge: Mix: Instant Previews, iPhone 64GB, UK iPad 3G, TiVo
Brian Heater / Gearlog: iPhone 4 64GB Prototype Discovered
Shane McGlaun / iPhone Buzz: iPhone 64GB spied, Pioneer AV receiver supports iPhone, wEASEL smartphone stand
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Another leaked iPhone prototype: iPhone 4 with 64 gigabytes of built-in flash memory
Brett James / Geek.com: 64GB iPhone 4: fact or fiction?
George Wong / Ubergizmo: 64GB iPhone 4 caught on video
Chris Ward / TUAW: Rumor: iPhone 5 to have 64 GB?
Stewart Meagher / thinq_: Apple has had 64GB iPhone 4 since early 2010
Jeff Baker / MobileWhack: 64GB iPhone Appears Again - This Time on vVdeo
Cody Fink / MacStories: Supposed Prototype 64GB iPhone Demoed On Video
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: 64GB iPhone. Who needs that?
Desire Athow / ITProPortal: 64GB Apple iPhone 4 Prototype Uncovered
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Do you want a 64GB iPhone? — MIC Gadget, the folks who brought …
Chris Davies / SlashGear: 64GB iPhone 4 prototype caught on video
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry / SAI: 64GB IPHONE 4 PROTOTYPE LEAKED
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: 64GB iPhone Gets Handled, In The Works?
Piers Hausjell / Neowin.net: 64GB iPhone 4 prototype leaked
Todd Ogasawara / ThinkMobile: A 64GB iPhone? For People Who Really Want Their Entire Music Library with Them
Eric Calouro / Erictric: Video: 64GB iPhone is the Real Deal
Molly McHugh / Digital Trends: 64GB iPhone 4 surfaces in China
Parth Dhebar / GeekSmack: 64GB iPhone Leaked
Jason Middleton / NBC Bay Area: 64GB iPhone 4 Proto Found in Wild
Phone Arena: Hong Kong's grey market leaks a 64GB iPhone 4 prototype, Chinese blog entertains the white version once more
Arnold Kim / MacRumors: Prototype 64GB iPhone 4 Circulating in China?
Devin Coldewey / MobileCrunch: Prototype 64GB And White iPhones Surface In Hong Kong
Arn / MacRumors:
64GB iPhone 4 Prototype Leaked from Foxconn [Update] — Earlier today photos of a possible prototype 64GB iPhone were posted to M.I.C gadget. At the time, the site wasn't sure if the prototype was real or if it was a clever counterfeit. M.I.C gadget has since gotten access to the device and believes it to be real:
Discussion: IntoMobile, MacHackPC, App Advice, Phones Review and Redmond Pie
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Leak: 64 GB iPhone 4 found in China [Images and video prove this isn't a hoax]
Joel Spolsky / Stack Overflow:
A New Name for Stack Overflow (with surprise ending) — It's been a while since we've done something arbitrary, complicated, and confusing, so today I'm happy to announce that the name of the company has been changed, effective immediately, to Stack Exchange Inc!
Discussion: GigaOM, VentureBeat, bijan sabet, Mashable!, SAI, WebProNews and Joel on Software
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry / SAI: Stack Overflow Changes Name To Stack Exchange, Raises Another $12 Million
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Stack Overflow Becomes Stack Exchange
Joel Spolsky / Joel on Software: Stack Overflow (the company) is now Stack Exchange
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Stack Overflow, Now Stack Exchange Inc, Raises $12M From Union Square Ventures And Others — Vertical Q&A site network Stack Overflow has just announced new funding, in a $12 million Series B round lead by Index Ventures, Spark Capital, and their first investor Union Square Ventures.
Aaron Ricadela / Bloomberg:
Apotheker Seeks to Save HP's ‘Lost Soul’ With Software Growth — Leo Apotheker stood before 4,000 Hewlett-Packard Co. colleagues Jan. 31, shielded from the afternoon Bangalore sun by a vast white tent. — Speaking with the accent that betrays his German roots, Apotheker vowed …
JP Mangalindan / Fortune: Today in Tech: The 64 GB iPhone, how HP “lost its soul”
Arik Hesseldahl / NewEnterprise: ‘Peripatetic Polyglot’ Léo Apotheker Wants To Save HP's Soul By Buying Software Companies
Bill Ray / The Register: HP to put a WebOS in every PC
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: All of HP PCs Will Run WebOS From Next Year
Thomas Ricker / Engadget: WebOS will be on ‘every HP PC’ shipping next year, says CEO
Rachel King / The Toybox Blog: Every HP PC shipped next year will have webOS
Matt Burns / CrunchGear: Has HP Lost Its Soul?
Jeff Baker / MobileWhack: HP: All PCs From 2012 Will Have webOS
George Wong / Ubergizmo: All HP PCs to run webOS in 2012
Derek Kessler / PreCentral.net: Apotheker: webOS to be on every HP PC sold in 2012
Stuart Miles / Pocket-lint: webOS on all HP PCs by 2012
Jennifer Allan / Electricpig.co.uk: WebOS will be on every HP PC next year
Gareth Halfacree / thinq_: HP to find its ‘soul’ in webOS-based PCs
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile: HP To Put WebOS On Every HP PC Next Year
Sammual James McLoughlin / PalmAddicts: All of HP PCs Will Run WebOS From Next Year
JR Raphael / Computerworld:
Android now more profitable than iOS for well-known game developer — Lately, there's been a lot of talk about how Google's Android Market compares with Apple's App Store in terms of developer potential — specifically, the ability for app developers to make money on the platform.
Discussion: Mobile Entertainment, SlashGear, Engadget, Techie Buzz, LinuxPlanet, Know Your Cell, Download Squad, Electronista, Fortune, Android Tapp and Android Phone Fans
Stuart Dredge / Mobile Entertainment: Pocket Legends social game making more money from Android than iOS
Chris Ziegler / Engadget: Profit shocker! Android brings home more bacon than iOS for Pocket Legends developer
Chinmoy Kanjilal / Techie Buzz: Shedding Android Game Development Myths
Sean Michael Kerner / LinuxPlanet: Are Mobile Apps Violating Open Source Licenses?
Sebastian Anthony / Download Squad: Android games more lucrative and addictive than iOS?
Seth Weintraub / Fortune: For some, developing on Android is more lucrative than iOS
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Pocket Legends Developer Makes More Money on Android Than on iOS
Mark LaPedus / EE Times:
Apple, TSMC to expand foundry ties — Apple, TSMC to expand foundry ties — SAN JOSE, Calif. - Rumors are running rampant that Apple Inc. and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (TSMC) are expanding their foundry ties-a possible blow for Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
Discussion: AppleInsider, MacRumors, IntoMobile, SlashGear, Fonehome, PhoneArena, Electronista, TUAW and Computerworld
Sam Oliver / AppleInsider: Apple may partner with TSMC for A5 production in potential blow to Samsung
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Apple Shifting A5 Production From Samsung to TSMC?
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Apple may stop asking Samsung to build their processors, to go with TSMC instead
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Apple ditching Samsung for A5 iPad 2 processor?
Chris Ward / TUAW: Apple selects Taiwan's TSMC to produce its A5 chip
New net rules set to make cookies crumble — How websites track visitors and tailor ads to their behaviour is about to undergo a big shake-up. — From 25 May, European laws dictate that “explicit consent” must be gathered from web users who are being tracked via text files called “cookies”.
Discussion: TechCrunch Europe, Marketing Pilgrim, The Next Web, paidContent, CrunchGear and Blogstorm
Mike Butcher / TechCrunch Europe: Stupid EU cookie law will hand the advantage to the US, kill our startups stone dead
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: Law Will Make Web Cookies Completely Opt-In By Default
Patrick Altoft / Blogstorm: Users will have to explicitly consent to cookies after 25th May
Om Malik / GigaOM:
What Is Twitter's Problem? No, It's Not the Product — With increasing regularity, Twitter — the San Francisco-based micro-messaging company — finds itself in conflict with its ecosystem. Last year, its decision to buy Twitter clients only resulted in fraying its bonds with its ecosystem.
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Yes, Facebook Could Compete With Netflix. And Everyone Else, Too. — Dear mythical investor: — I'm confused. — Yesterday you owned Netflix shares. Today you sold them, prompted by the news that Hollywood had begun renting movies on Facebook, using the social network's payment platform.
Discussion: New York Times, SocialTimes.com, MediaPost, Softpedia News, GeekWire, Examiner, Techie Buzz and SAI
Bilal Hameed / SocialTimes.com: Warner Bros To Launch Full Length Movies On Facebook
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: Warner Bros. Offers Movies Via Facebook
Todd Bishop / GeekWire: Most important story of the day: Movies on Facebook
Tehseen Baweja / Techie Buzz: Facebook To Offer Digital Movie Rentals
Nicholas Carlson / SAI: Facebook E-Commerce Is Real, And We Have The Numbers To Prove It
Jason / boche.net:
VMware View Client for iPad Released — There's an old saying which goes “The best things in life are free”. Even better are those things which will forever remain free. Such is the case with the new VMware View Client for iPad, announced and made available this morning!
Discussion: Computerworld, 9 to 5 Mac, Scobleizer, ReadWriteWeb, Between the Lines Blog, Engadget, GottaBeMobile and MacStories
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: VMWare offers another way to control Windows with your PC
Alex Williams / ReadWriteWeb: An iPad App to View a Windows Desktop
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: VMware belatedly gets into the iPad game
Sean Hollister / Engadget: VMware View brings virtual desktops to iPad with touchscreen-friendly controls (video)
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile: VMWare Brings Virtual Machine Viewing to the iPad
Graham Spencer / MacStories: iPad Becomes More Enterprise Friendly With VMWare View
David Zax / Fast Company:
The Mysterious Case of the $12,500 Groupon Discount — When is a coupon too big? Meet the jumbo Groupon. — By now you're familiar with Groupon deals. You get a wacky, manically written email each day offering you $30 of tapas for $15 or half off a full Brazilian.
Austin Carr / Fast Company:
Personalized iPad Magazine Zite Learns As You Read, Challenges Flipboard — Have you ever created a Genius playlist on iTunes or set up a station on Pandora? Just plug in one song, and you instantly hear music that matches your tastes. Think of Zite, the free personalized iPad magazine …
Discussion: Mashable!, Ubergizmo, The Next Web, The Business Insider, NetworkEffect, Phones Review and VentureBeat, more at Mediagazer »
Chris Taylor / Mashable!: Introducing Zite, the iPad's Smartest Magazine Yet
George Wong / Ubergizmo: Zite - the iPad magazine that learns
Courtney Boyd Myers / The Next Web: Just launched: Zite, the iPad magazine that gets smarter as you use it
Robert Scoble / The Business Insider: How Good Is Flipboard Competitor Zite?
Anthony Ha / VentureBeat: Zite delivers personalized news to your iPad
Ingrid Lunden / mocoNews:
GetJar Ejects Opera Mini From Its App Store — Turns out it's not only the native app stores from Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) and Android/Google (NSDQ: GOOG) that get a little hot under their collars when they sense competition from those publishing apps in their app markets.
Discussion: TechCrunch, @getjar, Softpedia News, SlashGear, FierceMobileContent, www.pocketgamer.biz, Fonehome, Light Reading and The Next Web, Thanks:ingridlunden
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch: App Stores At War As GetJar Bans Opera Mini: “We All Have To Make A Living”
@getjar: Due to violations of our T&C's Opera Mini has been banned from GetJar. Download Bolt, UCweb, Dolphin, Layar or Sqauce and others as needed
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Opera Mini yanked from GetJar over app store competition
Keith Andrew / www.pocketgamer.biz: Launch of Opera Mobile Store causes GetJar to eject Opera Mini from marketplace
Paul Rainford / Light Reading: Euronews: March 9 — Nokia Siemens Networks , Motorola Solutions Inc. …
Matt Brian / The Next Web: GetJar Bans Opera Mini From Its App Marketplace
Kit Eaton / Fast Company:
PC Industry Is Apple's Plaything — Apple has some hot products on sale, and its designs push many an envelope. But are its decisions skewing the PC industry somewhat? The answer is yes. — The iPad 1's secret sauce was its extremely low entry price—just $500.
Discussion: ITProPortal, I4U News and The Tech Report
Shane McGlaun / I4U News: Notebook Sellers May Delay Tablet Launch Due to iPad 2
Cyril Kowaliski / The Tech Report: Lost Apple business could hurt Nvidia's market share
Sam Biddle / Gizmodo:
Facebook Is AOLifying the Internet—and That Sucks — When an entire generation of computer users first poked our doe-eyed faces onto a young internet, many of us were greeted with a single, encompassing, monolithic face peering back: the AOL Home Screen. To call it a young internet isn't even fair—it was a mature, thriving AOL.
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Twitter Succumbs To Backlash, #Dickbar No Longer Covers Tweets — Oh poor #Dickbar, we've spent about five days bemoaning how terrible a UI you were and now you've been pinned down, unable to roam freely over tweets like the days of yore. — Kowtowing to user and blogger feedback …
Discussion: PC World, SAI, Gizmodo, @fredericl, NBC Bay Area and everythingiCafe
Daniel Ionescu / PC World: After Backlash, Twitter Alters Quickbar in iOS App
Adrian Covert / Gizmodo: Twitter Makes The Quick Bar Less Annoying on the iPhone App
Frederic Lardinois / @fredericl: Problem with the #dickbar isn't that it uses up screen estate - that's annoying, but the real issue is that it's totally irrelevant.
Mathew Luschek / NBC Bay Area: Twitter Removes Quick Bar
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Twitter Caves To Pressure, Makes Quick Bar Less Obtrusive
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Microsoft's music/video services futures: The plot thickens with ‘Ventura’ — Recent questions about the future of the Microsoft Zune music/video service have remained largely unanswered. But my contacts have shared a new, relevant piece of the puzzle. And that piece is codenamed “Ventura.”
Discussion: TechEye, MediaMemo, TechFlash, SlashGear, WinRumors, Mobile Entertainment, Electricpig.co.uk, Engadget, Gizmodo, Electronista, WMPoweruser.com, CrunchGear and SAI
Nick Farrell / TechEye: Ballmer wants another crack at Big Media
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Microsoft's “Azure” Focuses On “Discovery” - Just Like Every Other Digital Media Service
Greg Lamm / TechFlash: Microsoft building “Ventura” music team
Stuart Dredge / Mobile Entertainment: Microsoft reportedly working on ‘three-screen’ Ventura music service
Sean Hollister / Engadget: Microsoft's Ventura could be a cloud music / video platform, have something to do with Zune
Adrian Covert / Gizmodo: Is Microsoft Getting Closer to Killing the Zune Brand?
Surur / WMPoweruser.com: Ventura to replace Zune?
Devin Coldewey / CrunchGear: Microsoft Planning Successor To Zune Service?
Matt Rosoff / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Microsoft Taking A Shot At Pandora?
Joe Mullin / paidContent:
Appeals Court: Buying Keyword Ads Based On a Competitor's Name Is OK — Buying advertisements tied to words that users type into search bars on Google (NSDQ: GOOG) or Bing has become a multibillion-dollar industry, and a big chunk of those ads are paid for by companies looking to peel off consumers searching for their competitors.
Rod Johnson / SpringSource Team Blog:
Addressing a Big New Audience: VMware Acquires WaveMaker — Today, VMware announces with this blog the acquisition of WaveMaker, a widely used graphical tool that enables non-expert developers to build web applications quickly. While WaveMaker is already part of the Spring ecosystem …
Discussion: The Keene View on Web 2.0 …, The Register, PC World, ReadWriteWeb, Under the Radar, GigaOM and virtualization.info
Christopher Keene / The Keene View on Web 2.0 …: WaveMaker Springs To VMware
Kelly Fiveash / The Register: VMware buys WaveMaker to float casual developers' boats
Nancy Gohring / PC World: VMware Buys WaveMaker, Aims to Ease App Development
Clarejacobson / Under the Radar: WaveMaker Acquired by VMWare
Derrick Harris / GigaOM: VMware Buys WaveMaker, Extends Developer Reach
Kenneth van Surksum / virtualization.info: VMware acquires Wavemaker
BlackBerry PlayBook gets 7digital to provide iTunes rival — RIM late Tuesday scored a deal to give the BlackBerry PlayBook a preloaded music store. 7digital's store will be preloaded on the tablet and give access to about 13 million pay-per-track songs. The store is the most popular …
Discussion: mocoNews, CrackBerry.com blogs, lalawag, SlashGear, TechCrunch Europe, BerryReview.com, Reuters, Engadget and The Next Web
Ingrid Lunden / mocoNews: Daily Mobile Lowdown: 7digital PlayBook; Nokia On Symbian; Foursquare; Zite
lalawag: HEADLINES: Google Releases Chrome 10, New BlackBerry PlayBook Features, and Leaked Photo of 8.9-inch Galaxy Tab
Chris Davies / SlashGear: BlackBerry PlayBook gets 7digital MP3 download store
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch Europe: BlackBerry PlayBook will come with 7digital music store installed at US launch
Tarmo Virki / Reuters: RIM's PlayBook tablet gets 7digital music store
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
DailyBooth So Excited About iPad 2 Camera That They Close A $6 Million Venture Round — DailyBooth, a site where (mostly) teens have conversations via text and photos of themselves, has closed its first big round of funding - $6 million - in a round led by Ignition Partners.
Discussion: paidContent, GeekWire, Fast Company, VentureBeat and NetworkEffect
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Photo Social Network DailyBooth Raises $6 Million
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: DailyBooth Wants Your Next Status Update to Be a Photo, Gets Investment to Help
Matthew Lynley / VentureBeat: Site optimizer HubSpot raises $32M from Google, Salesforce and Sequoia Capital
Liz Gannes / NetworkEffect: DailyBooth Raises $6M for Self-Portraits
Katherine Rosman / Wall Street Journal:
Big Brands Sponsor College Classes to get Social-Media Help — Big consumer-products companies are going back to school. — Businesses including Sprint Nextel Corp., Levi Strauss & Co. and Mattel Inc. are sponsoring college classes and graduate-level research to get help with their online marketing from the young and hyperconnected.
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
FTC Puts Patent Trolls On Notice — While the Senate moves forward on a patent reform bill that won't solve any of the significant problems with our patent system (and will make certain aspects worse) and the Patent Office itself has apparently decided to throw in the towel on improving patent quality …
Discussion: Fast Company, The BLT and Inquirer
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: iFive: PlayBook's Music Store, Apps vs Open Source, Apple Switches Chip Maker, Microsoft Cloud …
Jenna Greene / The BLT: FTC Takes Aim at Patent Trolls
Dean Wilson / Inquirer: FTC recommends patent reform
Ben Brooks / The Brooks Review:
∞ The Very Difficult Problem of Notifications — There has been a lot of talk lately about mobile notification systems and specifically what Apple might/should bring to iOS — I think that everyone can agree though that all notifications systems fall short of being great (even WebOS).
Surur / WMPoweruser.com:
Meanwhile in Europe, the introduction of Windows Phone doubled sales — We had a recent report in USA which indicated the introduction of Windows Phone 7 did not do much for Microsoft mobile OS sales. It seems the situation is very different in Europe, with IDC reporting that Windows Phone sales increased 100% from Q3 to Q4 2010.
Discussion: IDC, IntoMobile, PhoneArena, paidContent:UK and ITProPortal
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: IDC: 44% of handsets sold in Western Europe during Q4 2010 were smartphones [Android has a 31% share]
Olga Kharif / Business Week:
Cash Registers May Get a Groupon Button — Groupon talks with register manufacturers about making its coupons as easy to use as credit cards — Bloomberg — Groupon, the largest provider of online daily deals, is talking with cash-register makers about adding features that would make it easier …
Discussion: Gizmodo, WebProNews, SlashGear, The Next Web and FM Blog
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: As Groupon Gets More Popular, Businesses Need a Better Way of Processing Coupons
Doug Caverly / WebProNews: Groupon-Enabled Cash Registers In Development
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Groupon coming to cash registers as coupons get technical
Matt Brian / The Next Web: Groupon Could Soon Come To Cash Registers
John Battelle / FM Blog: Weds. Signal: You Are Here!
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Sequoia-Backed Widgetbox Rebrands As Flite, Raises $12M For Rich Media Ad Serving Platform — Flite (formerly Widgetbox) has raised $12 Million in Series C funding led by General Catalyst Partners with existing investors Sequoia Capital, Hummer Winblad and NCD Investors participating in the round.
Discussion: paidContent and VentureBeat
John Paul Titlow / ReadWriteWeb:
Despite Living Online, Teenagers Don't Want to “Like” Your Company on Facebook — Teenagers in the United States are constantly connected to the Internet. About 75% of them go online on a daily basis, and that number increases every year. Whether they're connected via their phones …