Ted Sarandos / Netflix Blog:
House of Cards — Hi, Ted Sarandos, Netflix Chief Content Officer here. We're delighted to tell you that in late 2012 Netflix will be bringing to our members in the U.S. and Canada exclusively “House of Cards,” the much-anticipated television series and political thriller …
Discussion: Ars Technica, GigaOM, Examiner, Technologizer, Engadget, Gizmodo, Pulse2, Daring Fireball, Hacking NetFlix and iClarified
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: NetFlix's House of Cards Exclusive: Will It Be the Show Heard Round the World?
Richard Lawler / Engadget: Netflix is getting into the content biz, confirms ‘House of Cards’ will launch in late 2012
Adrian Covert / Gizmodo: It's Official: Netflix's First Original TV Show Coming Late 2012
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Netflix Announces Exclusivity Of Kevin Spacey's and David Fincher's “House of Cards”
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Netflix Confirms ‘House of Cards’
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Netflix Bets Big On “House Of Cards” But Swears It's Not a Strategy Shift: Q&A With Content Boss Ted Sarandos
Netflix Bets Big On “House Of Cards” But Swears It's Not a Strategy Shift: Q&A With Content Boss Ted Sarandos
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Dan Frommer / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Netflix Makes A Big Bet On Original Content And Wall Street Already Starts To Sour On HBO
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac:
iPhone 5 prototypes spotted: metal back, larger display, iPhone 4 shape? — Image is a third-party “metal” back sticker for iPhone 4, not an image of the iPhone 5 — A source from Foxconn who we believe to be reliable has provided us with some information about Apple's fifth-generation iPhone.
Discussion: VentureBeat, Geek.com, Ubergizmo, everythingiCafe, CrunchGear, Fast Company, IntoMobile, SlashGear, iHackintosh, TiPb, Redmond Pie, Apple Bitch, App Advice, Softpedia News, Electronista, GeekSugar and Know Your Cell
Matthew Lynley / VentureBeat: iPhone 5 rumors point to metal back and larger screen
Jennifer Bergen / Geek.com: iPhone 5 prototype info leaks, new materials and screen on the way?
Edwin Kee / Ubergizmo: iPhone 5 prototypes seen in the wild?
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: iPhone 5 Rumors Heating Up: All Metal, Wireless Payment, and NFC Logins to Macs
Chris Davies / SlashGear: iPhone 5 slots metal back into fourth-gen chassis?
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: iPhone 5 to have flat metal back, larger screen
Oliver Haslam / Redmond Pie: Foxconn Source Allegedly Confirms iPhone 5 Prototype With Metal Back, Large Screen, iPhone 4 Shape
Kristy Korcz / GeekSugar: iPhone 5 Rumor Du Jour: Metal Backing
Jason Cipriani / Know Your Cell: iPhone 5 to have a metal back and larger screen
Richard Gaywood / TUAW:
AT&T aggressively moving against unauthorized tethering — AT&T is ruining a lot of people's days with a customer mailshot explaining that its “records show that you use [tethering] but are not subscribed to our tethering plan.” iOS, of course, will disable the built-in tethering facility if you do not have an appropriate carrier plan.
Discussion: Examiner, Gizmodo, The Atlantic Online, Geek.com, Hardware 2.0 Blog, Digital Daily, everythingiCafe and MacStories, Thanks:penllawen
Michael Santo / Examiner: AT&T Wireless begins cracking down on tethering scofflaws
Kyle VanHemert / Gizmodo: AT&T Tells Jailbroken iPhone Tetherers To Pay Up
Nicholas Jackson / The Atlantic Online: AT&T Cracks Down on Unauthorized iPhone Tethering
John Brownlee / Geek.com: AT&T comes down on jailbreak iPhone tetherers
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0 Blog: BUSTED! AT&T begins crackdown on iPhone jailbreakers using MyWi tethering
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: AT&T to Unauthorized iPhone Tetherers: “We've Noticed Your Service Plan May Need Updating”
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: AT&T Starts Chasing Jailbreak Tetherers
Graham Spencer / MacStories: AT&T Cracking Down On Unauthorised Tethering
Paul Horowitz / OS X Daily:
AT&T Cracking Down on Unofficial iPhone Tethering & MyWi Users
AT&T Cracking Down on Unofficial iPhone Tethering & MyWi Users
Discussion: The Register, Cult of Mac, Ars Technica, BGR, Engadget, VentureBeat, Digital Trends, TiPb, ZDNet, Computerworld, Ubergizmo, The Next Web, 9 to 5 Mac, Switched, blogs.chron.com, Daring Fireball, GigaOM, DSLreports, App Advice, GottaBeMobile, Androinica, Electronista, ReadWriteWeb, TechCrunch, Thoughts from the Sidelines, IntoMobile, Android Phone Fans, Apple Gazette, PhoneArena, HowardForums, DailyTech, MacDailyNews, mocoNews and Life On My Mobile
Rik Myslewski / The Register: AT&T ends illicit freetard handset tethering
Brian Sweet / Cult of Mac: AT&T cracking down on jailbreak tethering? [UPDATE]
Andrew Munchbach / BGR: AT&T cracks down on tethering cheaters
Donald Melanson / Engadget: AT&T tells customers using unauthorized tethering methods to pay up or stop (update)
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Sorry jailbreakers: AT&T cracks down on unofficial iPhone tethering
Andrew Couts / Digital Trends: AT&T cracks down on unauthorized tethering
Allyson Kazmucha / TiPb: UPDATED: AT&T cracking down on jailbroken MyWi users?
James Kendrick / ZDNet: The tethering police are coming, unroot your phones
Christian Zibreg / 9 to 5 Mac: AT&T going after iPhone users who jailbreak to avoid exorbitant tethering fees?
Abby Seiff / Switched: AT&T None Too Pleased With Your Illicit Tethering
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: AT&T to Unauthorized Tetherers: Pay Up or Else
DSLreports: AT&T Warning Users Over Unofficial Tethering - Threatens To Auto-Enroll Them In DataPro Plan
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile: AT&T Cracking Down on Tethering for Those Without a Plan
Andrew Kameka / Androinica: AT&T going after unauthorized iPhone tethering. Are Android phones next?
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb: AT&T Starts Sending Letters to Jailbroken Tetherers, Will Automatically Charge Fee
John Biggs / TechCrunch: AT&T Shutting Down Unauthorized Tetherers
Robert Nelson / Thoughts from the Sidelines: AT&T Begins Cracking Down On Unauthorized Tethering [AT&T Telling Unauthorized Tetherers …
Kelly Hodgkins / IntoMobile: AT&T cracking down unofficial tethering apps like MyWi
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Illegal iPhone Tetherers on AT&T to be Slapped With Fees; Android Users Next?
Phone Arena: AT&T fed up with you milking its data network, sends warning letters to covert tetherers
Ingrid Lunden / mocoNews: The Mobile Lowdown 03-18-11: iPad; Mobile Payments; Groupon; AT&T Tethering
Leander Kahney / Cult of Mac:
How the iPhone, NFC and Mac App Store Will Enable Remote Computing [Exclusive] — With all the rumors about NFC being in the next iPhone — or not in the next iPhone — we have a few more details about Apple's remote computing plans that revolve around the technology.
Discussion: Ars Technica, MacRumors, 9 to 5 Mac, App Advice, Pocket-lint, MacStories, Pulse2, Electronista, Gizmodo and iClarified
Chris Foresman / Ars Technica: NFC-equipped iPhone could power mobile Mac OS X accounts
Christian Zibreg / 9 to 5 Mac: iPhone 5 with NFC chip to double as a portable login system?
Paul Lamkin / Pocket-lint: iPhone 5 NFC system to port your Apple profile?
Graham Spencer / MacStories: NFC Technology In iPhones Could Also Enable Remote Computing
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: How Apple Will Integrate NFC With The iPhone and Macs
Kyle VanHemert / Gizmodo: Apple Developing iPhone-Based Remote Computing?
Elizabeth Woyke / Mobilized:
Source: iPhone 5 May Have NFC Contactless Capability — Apple's iPhone 4 doesn't have NFC. But could the iPhone 5? — One of the latest, juiciest rumors about Apple's upcoming iPhone, dubbed iPhone 5, is that the device will not include a wireless technology known as Near Field Communication or NFC.
Discussion: L.A. Times Tech Blog, CNET News, LAPTOP Magazine, GigaOM, Techland, Appolicious Advisor, Mobile Marketing Watch, TiPb, MarketingVOX, 9 to 5 Mac, Computerworld, ITworld.com, SAI, Geek.com, Gearlog, TUAW, TG Daily, O'Grady's PowerPage, I4U News, Digital Trends, IntoMobile, Pocket-lint, Disruptors, Softpedia News, everythingiCafe, Electricpig, iLounge, Fortune, AppleInsider, Apple Bitch, The Next Web, Phones Review, Edible Apple and MacStories
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: NFC: The Apple rumor that just won't quit
Mike Prospero / LAPTOP Magazine: Apple iPhone 5 Rumors of the Day: Larger Screen, Metal Back, NFC-enabled
Giles Turnbull / Techland: iPhone 5 Rumors of the Day — Another day, another pair of iPhone 5 rumors.
Phil Hornshaw / Appolicious Advisor: NFC rumors for iPhone 5 return, this time from Forbes
Georgia / TiPb: iPhone 5 NFC: Yes, no, maybe so?!
Jonny Evans / Computerworld: iPhone 5: Apple, NFC, iTunes payments and you
Daniel Ionescu / ITworld.com: iPhone 5 may get iWallet NFC functions after all
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry / SAI: iPhone 5 May Have Mobile Payments After All
Matthew Humphries / Geek.com: Apple employee says iPhone 5 will have NFC
Brian Heater / Gearlog: iPhone 5 NFC Rumors Persist
Kelly Hodgkins / TUAW: iPhone 5 again rumored to have NFC
Trent Nouveau / TG Daily: Report: iPhone 5 could be NFC-enabled
Chris Barylick / O'Grady's PowerPage: Rumor: Apple may include near-field communications feature in iPhone 5
Shane McGlaun / I4U News: iPhone 5 May have NFC After All?
Andrew Couts / Digital Trends: Apple iPhone 5 with NFC rumors continue
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: Report: Apple iPhone 5 will have NFC
Paul Lamkin / Pocket-lint: iPhone 5 could boast NFC tech after all
Parmy Olson / Disruptors: Morning Tech Wrap: iPad 2, Japan, Microsoft
Mic Wright / Electricpig: iPhone 5 NFC rumours reignite
Charles Starrett / iLounge: NFC tech still slated for iPhone 5?
JP Mangalindan / Fortune: Today in Tech: Why I hate Verizon's iPhone, Yahoo selling Delicious
James / Phones Review: iPhone 5 NFC Contradiction
Charles Starrett / iLounge:
Apple plans major MobileMe revamp for April launch; prior version to be phased out in a year — Apple is set to announce a new, free version of MobileMe next month, according to a trusted iLounge source. The source, who works for a major educational institution, claims the school's supplier …
Discussion: CNET News, The Atlantic Online, 9 to 5 Mac, AppleInsider, MacRumors, Apple Bitch, MacStories and Electronista, Thanks:steverubel
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: More rumblings point to free MobileMe in April
Nicholas Jackson / The Atlantic Online: Apple's MobileMe Will Relaunch as Free Service Next Month
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac: Revamped MobileMe launches in April, current version phased out in a year?
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: MobileMe Revamp Set for April Launch? Existing Support to Continue for One Year?
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Rumor: New MobileMe Launching Next Month
Nick Bilton / Bits:
Is Amazon Working on an Android Kindle? — Amazon has been incredibly successful with its Kindle e-reader, offering a lightweight reader at an affordable price. But the pizazz of the iPad 2 and the dozens of Android-based tablets that are slowly making their way off of conveyor belts …
Discussion: Gizmodo, GeekWire and Android Phone Fans
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo: That Full-Color Multitouch Kindle Is Probably an Android Tablet
Todd Bishop / GeekWire: Look out, Amazon's Kindle unit is hiring Android devs
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Not Even Kevin Rose Really Uses Digg Anymore — How bad are things at the once-mighty Digg these days? Not so good. It's been months since Digg relaunched in August in a quest for relevance. They had 18 million unique worldwide visitors that month according to Comscore.
Discussion: Buleyean String, Pulse2, @kevinrose, Gearlog, Stowe Boyd and p2pnet, Thanks:worldblotter
Taylor Buley / Buleyean String: Going After Digg Where It Counts: Kevin Rose
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Kevin Rose Not Really Active On Digg Anymore
Kevin Rose / @kevinrose: @arrington @techcrunch I think you forgot we shoot a weekly podcast about digg stories..
Brian Heater / Gearlog: Kevin Rose No Longer Digging Digg
Jon / p2pnet: TechCrunch slags Digg
SAI: Silicon Alley Insider:
The Sex Letter That Got Mark Hurd Canned From HP Will Be Made Public! — The letter alleging sexual harassment that got Mark Hurd fired from HP will finally become a public document! — Unfortunately, it looks like some juicy parts will be redacted. But we'll take what we can get.
Discussion: Mercury News, Wall Street Journal, CNET News, Reuters, VentureBeat, SAI, ITworld.com, NewEnterprise and Electronista
Ben Worthen / Wall Street Journal: Judge Orders Letter Unsealed in H-P Hurd Case
Arik Hesseldahl / CNET News: Judge orders HP to release letter that started Hurd probe
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Sex harassment letter that led to ex-HP chief Mark Hurd's firing to be unsealed
Henry Blodget / SAI: Mark Hurd Sex Letter Will “Burn Your Eyeballs”
Chris Nerney / ITworld.com: Bring on the eyeball-burning Mark Hurd sex letter!
Arik Hesseldahl / NewEnterprise: Judge Orders Hewlett-Packard to Release Letter That Started the Hurd Affair
Are Four Words Worth $25 Billion for Groupon? — Inside Andrew Mason's plan to remake Groupon, fend off copycats, and change your spending habits forever — On a frigid Chicago morning in early March, Andrew Mason stood on a street corner outside his company's offices to reveal …
Discussion: VatorNews, Appolicious Advisor, DealBook, Techland, Fast Company, Mashable! and Bloomberg
Faith Merino / VatorNews: Yes, Groupon is worth $25 billion
Howard Wolinsky / Appolicious Advisor: Groupon mobile app pushing smart buttons, may have $25 billion IPO in offing
Giles Turnbull / Techland: Groupon: Bigger Than Google?
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: iFive: iPhone 5 NFC, Spacecraft Orbits Mercury, Microsoft Kills Spam, Friendfinder to IPO, Is Groupon Worth $25 Billion?
Ben Popper / Betabeat:
Twitter Splits Soho, Takes Facebook Space on Madison — Twitter, the Web's biggest repository of personal oversharing, political dissent and tasteless self-promotion, is donning a suit and tie. — The little blue bird has been perching in a spartan, open-concept loft in Soho since November …
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: Twitter Heading For Madison Avenue?
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Twitter To Lease Space In New York [RUMOR]
Richard Boscovich / TechNet Blogs:
Taking Down Botnets: Microsoft and the Rustock Botnet — Senior Attorney, Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit — Just over a year ago, we announced that the Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit (DCU), in cooperation with industry and academic experts, had successfully taken down the botnet Waledac in an operation known as “Operation b49”.
Discussion: InformationWeek, MediaPost, Digital Trends, Hillicon Valley, PC World, MSDN Blogs, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The Next Web, Computerworld, TechFlash, Pulse2, The Register, Help Net Security, Softpedia News, Download Squad, Neowin.net, Inquirer, Techie Buzz, GeekWire, The Loop, thinq_ and VentureBeat
Mathew J. Schwartz / InformationWeek: Microsoft, Feds Knock Rustock Botnet Offline
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: Feds Attack Spam Internet Sources
Geoff Duncan / Digital Trends: Microsoft behind Rustock takedown
Gautham Nagesh / Hillicon Valley: Microsoft takes down major spam network
Tony Bradley / PC World: Rustock Botnet: Dead, or Just Dazed?
Nick Wingfield / Wall Street Journal: Microsoft, Feds Pull Plug on Spam Network
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: This week at Microsoft: IE9, spam, and Metro expansion
Robert McMillan / Computerworld: With Rustock, a new twist on fighting Internet crime
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit Took Down Rustock Botnet
John Leyden / The Register: MS claims credit for Rustock botnet takedown
Sebastian Anthony / Download Squad: Microsoft shuts down spam behemoth Rustock, reduces worldwide spam by 39%
Dean Wilson / Inquirer: Microsoft was behind the Rustock botnet takedown
Chinmoy Kanjilal / Techie Buzz: Microsoft Announces Its Largest Botnet Takedown: Rustock
John Cook / GeekWire: Microsoft helps knock out notorious ‘spambot’
Peter Cohen / The Loop: Microsoft claims credit for disabling huge spam network
James Nixon / thinq_: Microsoft behind Rustock spam botnet takedown
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Rustock spam botnet felled by Microsoft and the feds
Wall Street Journal:
RIM, Carriers Fight Over Digital Wallet — BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd. is locking horns with wireless carriers over control of mobile-payment data, in an example of the battles erupting as smartphones evolve into electronic wallets. — The dispute centers on where key data related …
Discussion: paidContent, Engadget, Venture Capital Dispatch, Light Reading, The Register, MobileBurn.com, IntoMobile, thinq_, ReadWriteWeb, Know Your Cell and Electronista
Donald Melanson / Engadget: Carriers at odds with RIM over NFC payment data
Russell Garland / Venture Capital Dispatch: The Daily Start-Up: Smooth Those Facial Lines With A Cyber Pen
Sarah Reedy / Light Reading: OS Watch: RIM Battles Carriers for Mobile Money
Dan Seifert / MobileBurn.com: RIM locks horns with carriers over NFC payments
Gareth Halfacree / thinq_: RIM struggles with BlackBerry NFC implementation
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Zynga buys indie game developer Floodgate Entertainment — Zynga announced today that it has added another shiny object to its collection with the acquisition of the team at Floodgate Entertainment, an independent game developer in Waltham, Mass. — The deal is Zynga's tenth acquisition in 10 months …
Discussion: Inside Social Games, TechCrunch, SAI and Xconomy
Eric Eldon / Inside Social Games: Zynga Hires Floodgate Entertainment Team, Adds It to Boston Office
Leena Rao / TechCrunch: Zynga Adds Team From Mobile And Video Game Developer Floodgate Entertainment
Dan Frommer / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Zynga Picks Up Another Game Studio, Its 10th Deal In 10 Months
Gregory T. Huang / Xconomy: Zynga Scoops Up Floodgate
Georgina Prodhan / Reuters:
Elop says work begun on first Windows Nokia phones — * Has no current plans to change Nokia management — Work has begun on the first Nokia (NOK1V.HE) smartphones based on Microsoft (MSFT.O) software following the partnership announced by the companies last month, Nokia Chief Executive Stephen Elop told Reuters.
Discussion: GeekWire, Hardware 2.0 Blog, VentureBeat, TechCrunch, ThinkMobile, IntoMobile, PC Magazine, The Next Web, WinRumors, Neowin.net and WPCentral.com
John Cook / GeekWire: Nokia CEO: Why would Microsoft want to buy us?
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0 Blog: Nokia: Work has begun on Windows Phone handsets
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Nokia CEO: Microsoft won't buy us
Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine: Report: Nokia to Produce Windows-Based Phone By Year's End
Byron Hinson / Neowin.net: Nokia begins work on first Windows Phone handset
Seth Brodeur / WPCentral.com: Nokia's Elop says work has begun on WP7 phones
Matt LeMay / bit.ly blog:
bitly's Got a Brand New Mobile Site! — Hey look, it's a desk covered in mobile devices! — What makes these mobile devices different from all other mobile devices? They are all running the brand new cross-platform bitly mobile site, which we are extremely stoked to share with you today.
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, TechCrunch, AppScout, Softpedia News and The Next Web
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb: Don't Use Bit.ly's New Mobile Site: Do This Instead
Terrance Gaines / AppScout: Bit.ly Rolls out its Mobile Site to Shorten URL's on the go
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: Bit.ly launches impressively app-like HTML5 mobile site
Jim Dalrymple / The Loop:
AT&T cuts price of iPad 3G by $100 — AT&T on Friday slashed the price of the original iPad 3G by $100 throughout its U.S. retail stores. — The iPad 3G now costs $429, $529 and $629 for the 16GB, 32GB and 64GB models, respectively. Yesterday, the iPad 3G cost $100 more and last month it cost $200 more for the iPad 3G models.
Discussion: BetaNews, GigaOM, 9 to 5 Mac, MacRumors, PadGadget, SlashGear, MacStories and MacNN, Thanks:jdalrymple
Joe Wilcox / BetaNews: AT&T slashes 64GB 1st-gen iPad 3G price by $300
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: iPad 2 One Week Later: Still Worth the Upgrade?
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple iPad 64GB Wi-Fi + 3G Tablet for $529 + free shipping, 16GB for $429
Kevin Fubar / SlashGear: AT&T, iPad 2 drops in price.
Federico Viticci / MacStories: AT&T Slashes Price Of Original iPad 3G by $100
Patrick Seitz / IBD Click:
Netflix's Deep Integration With Facebook Under Way — Netflix (NFLX) has begun asking users to hook up their Netflix accounts with their Facebook accounts to share with friends and family information about what videos they're watching. — Netflix executives first revealed their plans …
Discussion: Hacking NetFlix, Thanks:michaelkrey
Jack Purcher / Patently Apple:
The EU Grants Apple 24 iOS Icon Design Patents — It seems that Europe is getting all of Apple's trademark business these days. Since January there have been five major filings alone. It Began with Ping, Apple's branding for their social network for music.
Discussion: Pulse2 and The Next Web
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Apple Granted 24 iOS Icon Design Patents By European Union
Matt Brian / The Next Web: Apple Granted EU Patent For Its iOS Icons
Sean Hollister / Engadget:
Flash 10.2 hits Android today, Adobe hopes for viewable 720p playback in a matter of weeks — Today, Adobe Flash 10.2 will hit the Android Market for devices running Froyo, Gingerbread and Honeycomb, and by now you're probably familiar with what it brings — increased performance …
Discussion: Electronista, Ubergizmo, Pulse2, Android Phone Fans, IntoMobile, Download Squad and Gizmodo
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Adobe Flash 10.2 Beta Now Available For Android
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Flash Player 10.2 Update Out Today, Supposedly Improves Performance on Non-Honeycomb Devices
Marc Flores / IntoMobile: Adobe Flash 10.2 is hitting Android Market today
Sebastian Anthony / Download Squad: Adobe Flash 10.2 for Android available today, improves performance, adds hardware acceleration for Honeycomb
Kwame Opam / Gizmodo: Android Gets That Flash 10.2 Goodness
Xobni for Gmail, Android & iPhone coming soon! - Testers wanted. — by Michael Albers — Not a day goes by at Xobni, without hearing “When will Xobni work on Gmail, Android or iPhone?”. This is truly the #1 request from Xobni users, and we've been listening. — Last week, we deployed a new service called Xobni Pro.
Discussion: TechCrunch, ReadWriteWeb, GigaOM, Crave and CrackBerry.com blogs
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Xobni Is Coming To Gmail, Android, And iPhone (100 Beta Invites)
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb: Magic Email Sidebar Xobni Now Available for Gmail (100 Invites)
Simon Mackie / GigaOM: Xobni Comes to Gmail. What Took so Long?
Jessica Dolcourt / Crave: The gadget blog: Xobni for Gmail enters private beta; Android, iPhone next
Andrew Allemann / Domain Name Wire:
ICANN Approves New .XXX Top Level Domain — ICANN Board approves new .xxx domain name. — Today the ICANN Board of Directors authorized the CEO of ICANN to execute the proposed registry agreement for the .xxx sTLD with ICM Registry. — ICANN's Board of Directors didn't agree with GAC advice on the issue.
Discussion: PC Magazine, SAI and CircleID
Mark Hachman / PC Magazine: ICANN Approves .XXX Domain
Naseem Javed / CircleID: ICANN Approves .XXX Again
Component supply of iPad 2 still about 2-3 weeks; Foxconn to activate backup measures — As there are rumors that Apple will soon be out of product supplies because Japan's earthquake has caused shortages of components are circulating in the IT industry, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) …
Discussion: AppleInsider, Geek.com, Ubergizmo, Electronista, Softpedia News, MacRumors and iSuppli
Sam Oliver / AppleInsider: Apple has have enough iPad 2 components to maintain production for 2-3 weeks
Jennifer Bergen / Geek.com: iPad 2 waits could be longer due to Japanese earthquake effects
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Report Details iPad 2 Components Vulnerable to Shortages Following Japanese Earthquake
Andrew Rassweiler / iSuppli: Japanese Earthquake Poses Potential Supply Problems for iPad 2