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: App Advice, 9 to 5 Mac, VentureBeat, SlashGear, Softpedia News, SAI, ITProPortal, ThinkMobile, MacStories, Edible Apple, AppleInsider, I4U News, Gadgets DNA, Shoutpedia, iHackintosh, TiPb, Digital Trends, Neowin.net, GeekSmack, Phones Review, PhoneArena, MacRumors, MobileCrunch, Redmond Pie, Electronista and everythingiCafe
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: That 64GB iPhone is real, and could be a sign of what's to come
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Another leaked iPhone prototype: iPhone 4 with 64 gigabytes of built-in flash memory
Chris Davies / SlashGear: 64GB iPhone 4 prototype caught on video
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry / SAI: 64GB IPHONE 4 PROTOTYPE LEAKED
Desire Athow / ITProPortal: 64GB Apple iPhone 4 Prototype Uncovered
Todd Ogasawara / ThinkMobile: A 64GB iPhone? For People Who Really Want Their Entire Music Library with Them
Cody Fink / MacStories: Supposed Prototype 64GB iPhone Demoed On Video
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: 64GB iPhone. Who needs that?
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Do you want a 64GB iPhone? — MIC Gadget, the folks who brought …
Molly McHugh / Digital Trends: 64GB iPhone 4 surfaces in China
Piers Hausjell / Neowin.net: 64GB iPhone 4 prototype leaked
Parth Dhebar / GeekSmack: 64GB iPhone Leaked
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
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Prototype 64GB iPhones Pop Up In China?
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 and Phones Review
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Leak: 64 GB iPhone 4 found in China [Images and video prove this isn't a hoax]
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: Engadget, SlashGear, Download Squad, Fortune, Techie Buzz, Android Tapp, Know Your Cell, Android Phone Fans and Electronista
Chris Ziegler / Engadget: Profit shocker! Android brings home more bacon than iOS for Pocket Legends developer
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
Chinmoy Kanjilal / Techie Buzz: Shedding Android Game Development Myths
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Pocket Legends Developer Makes More Money on Android Than on iOS
Tim Steele / Google Chrome Blog:
Speedier, simpler and safer: Chrome's basics get even better — Just three weeks ago, we kicked off the Year of the Rabbit with a speedy Chrome beta. Today, we're excited to bring these speed improvements and more to everyone using Chrome. With today's stable release …
Discussion: InfoWorld, Inquirer, TechSpot, The Register, Softpedia News, Google Chrome Releases, Erictric, SlashGear, Neowin.net, The Tech Report, Electronista, gHacks Technology News, Computerworld, SAI, LiveSide.net, CNET News, iClarified, BetaNews, Techie Buzz, Download Squad, Digital Trends, MacStories, Webmonkey, ReadWriteWeb, Engadget, The Next Web, Ubergizmo, Gizmodo, TechCrunch and WebProNews, Thanks:a_usman
Bob Lewis / InfoWorld: Google Chrome 10 focuses on speed and security
Dean Wilson / Inquirer: Google releases Chrome 10.0.684.127
Emil Protalinski / TechSpot: Google releases stable version of Chrome 10
Cade Metz / The Register: Chrome 10: Google whips out its Crankshaft
Bertrand Vasquez / Erictric: Google Introduces Stable Version of Google Chrome 10
Piers Hausjell / Neowin.net: Google releases Chrome 10
Cyril Kowaliski / The Tech Report: Chrome 10 debuts with new settings interface
Gregg Keizer / Computerworld: Google issues last-minute Chrome fixes before Pwn2Own
Kip Kniskern / LiveSide.net: IE9 final release due next week, will you use it?
Stephen Shankland / CNET News: A new logo coming for Chrome? Not just yet
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: Google releases stable build of Chrome 10 browser
Molly McHugh / Digital Trends: Google focuses on simplicity with Chrome 10 update
Scott Gilbertson / Webmonkey: Chrome 10 Brings More Speed, Sandboxed Flash
Donald Melanson / Engadget: Chrome gets a performance boost, simplified settings interface
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: Google Chrome 10 comes out of beta. Faster, safer, improved settings for all
Hubert Nguyen / Ubergizmo: Chrome 10 is out of beta
Adrian Covert / Gizmodo: Download the Faster, Safer, Google Chrome 10 Now
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch: Speedier, Easier Google Chrome Browser Now Out Of Beta
Mike Sachoff / WebProNews: Google Makes Chrome Faster And Safer
Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
What's New in Chrome 10? — Google Chrome 10 is ready …
What's New in Chrome 10? — Google Chrome 10 is ready …
Discussion: The Mac Security Blog, PC World and Softpedia News
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: SAI and TechCrunch
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry / SAI: Stack Overflow Changes Name To Stack Exchange, Raises Another $12 Million
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, Softpedia News, MediaPost, SocialTimes.com, GeekWire, Techie Buzz, Examiner and SAI
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: Warner Bros. Offers Movies Via Facebook
Bilal Hameed / SocialTimes.com: Warner Bros To Launch Full Length Movies On 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
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: Gizmodo, @fredericl, NBC Bay Area and everythingiCafe
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
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, 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
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.
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!, Scobleizer, The Next Web, NetworkEffect and VentureBeat
Chris Taylor / Mashable!: Introducing Zite, the iPad's Smartest Magazine Yet
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer: How good is Flipboard competitor Zite?
Courtney Boyd Myers / The Next Web: Just launched: Zite, the iPad magazine that gets smarter as you use it
Anthony Ha / VentureBeat: Zite delivers personalized news to your iPad
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 Computerworld
Shane McGlaun / I4U News: Notebook Sellers May Delay Tablet Launch Due to iPad 2
Todd Brix / The Windows Blog:
An Update on Windows Phone Marketplace; new tips, policies and regional access program — As we enter the final month of a very busy first quarter of 2011, I thought I'd take this opportunity to update developers on the status of the Windows Phone Marketplace and share some news.
Discussion: LiveSide.net, pocketnow.com, Computerworld, The Register, eWeek, MobileBurn.com, PC Magazine, SlashGear, WMPoweruser.com, Electronista, ThinkMobile, CNET News, The Next Web, WinRumors, Port 25, Many Niches and WPCentral.com
Sunshine / LiveSide.net: Windows Phone marketplace updates
Matt Hamblen / Computerworld: Microsoft says Windows Phone apps growing
Gavin Clarke / The Register: Microsoft's pledges mobile open source love
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Windows Phone 7 Apps Expand, but Consumer Uptake Unclear
Jordan Crook / MobileBurn.com: MICROSOFT LAUNCHES NEW GLOBAL WINDOWS PHONE MARKETPLACE PUBLISHER PROGRAM
Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine: Windows Phone Marketplace Hits 9K Apps, Global Publisher Program Unveiled
Samia Perkins / SlashGear: Windows Phone 7 App Marketplace Growing
Todd Ogasawara / ThinkMobile: Windows Phone Marketplace Info Update: Open Source License Use to be Clarified Soon
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: Microsoft tweaks Windows Phone policy, touts trials
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: 5 days from 10,000 apps, Microsoft launches WP7 “Global Publisher Program”
Gianugo Rabellino / Port 25: Yes, You Can do Open Source on Windows Phone
Brandon Watson / Many Niches: New Markets Open Up For Windows Phone 7 Developers
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: IntoMobile, IDC, 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]
Sean Michael Kerner / LinuxPlanet:
Are Mobile Apps Violating Open Source Licenses? — Rampant Violations — There are a lot of mobile apps that use open source software, but how many of them are in compliance with open source licensing rules? As it turns out, not very many. — A new study from open source services …
Discussion: TechEye, internetnews.com and Slashdot
Nick Farrell / TechEye: Android App writers ignore Open Sauce licensing
Quin Street Corporation / internetnews.com: Open Source Mobile Apps Weak on Compliance
Ted Samson / InfoWorld:
Study: 70 percent of iPhone and Android open source apps violate licenses
Study: 70 percent of iPhone and Android open source apps violate licenses
Discussion: BetaNews and TechCrunch
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.
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 Register, The Keene View on Web 2.0 …, PC World, ReadWriteWeb, GigaOM, Under the Radar and virtualization.info
Kelly Fiveash / The Register: VMware buys WaveMaker to float casual developers' boats
Christopher Keene / The Keene View on Web 2.0 …: WaveMaker Springs To VMware
Nancy Gohring / PC World: VMware Buys WaveMaker, Aims to Ease App Development
Derrick Harris / GigaOM: VMware Buys WaveMaker, Extends Developer Reach
Clarejacobson / Under the Radar: WaveMaker Acquired by VMWare
Kenneth van Surksum / virtualization.info: VMware acquires Wavemaker
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 …
Gareth Halfacree / thinq_: HP to find its ‘soul’ in webOS-based PCs
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 …
Jenna Greene / The BLT: FTC Takes Aim at Patent Trolls
Dean Wilson / Inquirer: FTC recommends patent reform
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: Fast Company, NetworkEffect, paidContent and GeekWire
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: DailyBooth Wants Your Next Status Update to Be a Photo, Gets Investment to Help
Liz Gannes / NetworkEffect: DailyBooth Raises $6M for Self-Portraits
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent: Photo Social Network DailyBooth Raises $6 Million
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: The Next Web, SlashGear and FM Blog
Matt Brian / The Next Web: Groupon Could Soon Come To Cash Registers
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Groupon coming to cash registers as coupons get technical
John Battelle / FM Blog: Weds. Signal: You Are Here!
Maciej Ceglowski / Pinboard Blog:
Anatomy of a Crushing — A number of people asked about the technical aspects of the great Delicious exodus of 2010, and I've finally had some time to write it up. Note that times on all the graphs are UTC. On December 16th Yahoo held an all-hands meeting to rally the troops after a big round of layoffs.
Discussion: SAI, @pinboard and Marco.org, Thanks:taylorbuley
Matt Rosoff / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: CHARTS: The Stampede From Yahoo's Delicious To A Competitor
@pinboard: A technical writeup of December's great Delicious stampede, as seen from the Pinboard servers: http://pinboard.in/blog/173/
Marco.org: But in my defense, heavy write loads seemed like the last thing Pinboard would ever face.
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: Electricpig.co.uk, Electronista, Engadget, WMPoweruser.com, Gizmodo, CrunchGear and SAI
Sean Hollister / Engadget: Microsoft's Ventura could be a cloud music / video platform, have something to do with Zune
Surur / WMPoweruser.com: Ventura to replace Zune?
Adrian Covert / Gizmodo: Is Microsoft Getting Closer to Killing the Zune Brand?
Devin Coldewey / CrunchGear: Microsoft Planning Successor To Zune Service?
Matt Rosoff / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Microsoft Taking A Shot At Pandora?
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 …
Vlad Savov / Engadget:
Adobe outs experimental Flash-to-HTML5 conversion tool, calls it Wallaby — Ah, if only we could flip a big happy switch and convert all the web's Flash content into (functional) HTML5 code. It's a dream shared by many and, funnily enough, the company pushing to make it a reality is none …
Discussion: InformationWeek, jd/adobe, Gearlog, SAI, BlogsDNA, GottaBeMobile, Ars Technica, ReadWriteWeb, PhoneDog.com, VentureBeat, BetaNews, Examiner, eWeek, TechCrunch, Mashable!, SiliconANGLE, Adobe, Softpedia News, John Nack on Adobe, The Next Web, The Loop, GMSV, Download Squad, The Download Blog, IntoMobile, The Register, Geek.com, Tim Anderson's ITWriting, SlashGear and TechEye
Thomas Claburn / InformationWeek: Adobe ‘Wallaby’ Turns Flash Into HTML5
John Dowdell / jd/adobe: Recent news, steady progress
Mark Raby / Gearlog: Adobe Makes Flash-To-HTML5 Conversion Easy
Anurag Upadhaya / BlogsDNA: Flash to HTML5 converter ‘Wallaby’ released by Adobe
Peter Bright / Ars Technica: Adobe targets iOS with Wallaby Flash-to-HTML5 converter
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb: Adobe Releases Flash to HTML5 Conversion Tool
Darryl K. Taft / eWeek: Adobe Delivers ‘Wallaby’ Flash-to-HTML5 Tool
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Adobe's Wallaby Can't Jump Very High
Jolie O'Dell / Mashable!: Adobe Releases Flash-to-HTML5 Converter, Codenamed Wallaby
Joel Falconer / The Next Web: Adobe releases Flash to HTML5 converter
Jim Dalrymple / The Loop: Adobe releases Flash to HTML5 conversion tool
Levi Sumagaysay / GMSV: Hopping into an Apple-Adobe Flashback with Wallaby
Sebastian Anthony / Download Squad: Adobe releases Flash-to-HTML5 converter ‘Wallaby’, doesn't do much yet
Seth Rosenblatt / The Download Blog: Adobe Wallaby looks to leap over Flash controversy
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: Adobe Flash-to-HTML5 Wallaby targets iOS, mobile
Kelly Fiveash / The Register: Adobe releases Wallaby to jump Jobsian Flash ban
Matthew Humphries / Geek.com: Adobe launches experimental Flash to HTML 5 conversion tool
Tim Anderson's ITWriting: Adobe targets Apple iPhone and iPad browsers with tool to convert Flash projects
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Adobe Wallaby Flash to HTML tool released
Nick Farrell / TechEye: Adobe converts Flash to HTML5
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: CrackBerry.com blogs, TechCrunch, Engadget, Reuters and The Next Web
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch: BlackBerry PlayBook Will Come With 7digital Music Store Installed At US Launch
Tarmo Virki / Reuters: RIM's PlayBook tablet gets 7digital music store
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Memolane Launches Its Personalized Internet Time Machine To The Public — Back in November we wrote about Memolane, a new startup that lets you import and visually browse through your tweets, Facebook updates, Flickr photos and the rest of your content littered across the web.
Discussion: Bits, GeekSugar and Silicon Valley Watcher
Jenna Wortham / Bits: Memolane Transforms Social Data Into Visual Timelines
Kristen Hawley / GeekSugar: Memolane Turns Your Social Activity Online Into a Time Line
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.