This is my next project — As you may have already heard (or read), there's some activity going on in the world of Joshua Topolsky. Earlier this evening, David Carr published a piece in the New York Times about a new project that I'm embarking on... and I want to just say a few things about it.
Discussion: New York Times, TechCrunch, Guardian, PC Magazine, paidContent, VatorNews, GottaBeMobile and Stowe Boyd, more at Mediagazer »
David Carr / New York Times: Team From Engadget Makes Jump to SB Nation
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: AOL Has Already Replaced The Engadget Exodus (To Tech Gadget Nation)
Josh Halliday / Guardian: Gadget news site to take on AOL
Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine: Engadget's Topolsky, Former Editors Starting New Rival Tech Site
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: SB Nation Wins Tech Publishing Fantasy Draft; Signs Engadget Team
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: Engadget loses chief editor to new media co.
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile: Ex-Engadgeteers Move to SB Nation
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
SB Nation Sacks AOL in Raid of Former Engadget Team for Competing New Tech Site, As AOL Zeroes in on New EiC — Jim Bankoff, the fomer AOL exec responsible for buying Engadget for the Internet portal, has grabbed eight staffers who had left the huge tech site amid tensions recently, in order to start a new gadget property.
Discussion: BoomTown, VentureBeat, TDW Geeks, Nilay Patel, everwas, Guardian, broadstuff, @dannysullivan, mediabistro.com, @futurepaul, @danshanoff, @benhuh, SAI and Geekosystem, more at Mediagazer »
Kara Swisher / BoomTown: AOL Confirms Tim Stevens as New Engadget Editor-in-Chief
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Raiding Engadget's talent, Josh Topolsky forms new tech news site
Cheezburger Network / TDW Geeks: Damn The Man, Save The Engadget Empire Of The Day: According …
Ian Kennedy / everwas: The Modern Media Stack
Josh Halliday / Guardian: Boot up: Engadget team jumps to SB Nation, and more
Danny Sullivan / @dannysullivan: everyone from engadget's left to start new site. heh, that sounds familiar :) best @joshuatopolsky & team http://t.co/OSfEaGI
David Cohen / mediabistro.com: Morning Media Newsfeed 04.04.11
Paul Miller / @futurepaul: I have a job! http://bit.ly/gRv7bx http://bit.ly/g9ZlLC http://bit.ly/ecysZ4
Dan Shanoff / @danshanoff: . @carr2n details the brilliant play just made by @sbnation & @bankoff, importing @joshuatopolsky http://qksh.co/hT53ZL
@benhuh: If you want to take on a great competitor, hiring away their top talent and giving them resources is a good one
Jay Yarow / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: The Engadget Team Is Starting A New Tech Blog Under SB Nation
Robert Quigley / Geekosystem: Now We Know Where All of Those Engadget Writers Are Going: An SB Nation Tech Site
Thomas Ricker / Engadget:
Sony's Howard Stringer confirms Honeycomb tablet in US by summer — Ready for a taste of a sweet Honeycomb tablet with a Sony twist? You'd better be — Japan's Nikkei is quoting Sony chief executive, Sir Howard Stringer, saying that the company's first Android 3.0 tablet will be on sale by the end of summer.
Discussion: BGR, The Toybox Blog, PhoneArena, mocoNews, Softpedia News, Android Phone Fans, MobileWhack, Gizmodo, The Next Web, SlashGear, Android Community, NBC Bay Area, Phones Review and MacNN
Zach Epstein / BGR: Sony CEO claims 8-megapixel Sony camera coming to iPhone 5
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Sony Confirms Android Tablet; Will Be Out Before End of This Year
Jason Middleton / NBC Bay Area: Sony Surging: Honeycomb Tablet. iPhone Camera Rumored
Greg Kumparak / MobileCrunch:
10 Things That Simply Need To Be In iOS 5 — WWDC. It's like Christmas for OS X and iOS developers. Each year, they flock to San Francisco's Moscone Center, anxiously awaiting the pair of gifts that Apple annually bestows: the new iPhone, and a bundle of new features upon which they'll build their next big thing.
Sarah Lacy / TechCrunch:
How We All Missed Web 2.0′s “Netscape Moment” — (Editor's note: This is the third installment in a series about the late stage, secondary investing craze sweeping the venture capital business. For the first two installments go here and here.) — On May 26, 2009 Mike sat down with Yuri Milner …
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: The “Netscape Moment for Web 2.0” has come and gone?
Audrey Watters / ReadWriteWeb:
What Do Kids Say Is The Biggest Obstacle To Technology At School? — iPads. Interactive Whiteboards. Netbooks. Video games. Although educational technologies are being implemented more and more in classrooms across the country, we don't often stop and ask students - or their parents - what they think their technology needs are.
B.L. Ochman / AdAge:
Most Fortune 50 Brands Still Hiding Their Social Media — Looking for Facebook or Twitter Icons on Corporate Websites? Keep Looking — Surely, as we head into the second quarter, the Fortune 50 — if not all big companies — are now at least involved in social media and want us to find them everywhere they have an online presence.
Discussion: Marketing Pilgrim and FM Blog
John Battelle / FM Blog: Monday Signal: History Tends to Lather, Rinse, Repeat
Daniel Bailey / ConceivablyTech:
Firefox 5: Social Sharing, Home Tab, PDF Viewer, Tab Apps — Details about the next version of Firefox are slowly emerging. The browser will receive significant UI revisions and feature updates that will make Firefox more social and adopt several features that are already working well in Google's Chrome browser.
Discussion: Techland, Yahoo! News, The Tech Report, MacHackPC, Techie Buzz and Slashdot
Andrew Couts / Yahoo! News: Firefox 5 to get major social media, UI and tab upgrades
Cyril Kowaliski / The Tech Report: Firefox 5 may take cues from Chrome, IE9
RitvikReddy / MacHackPC: Mozilla Firefox 5 Brings Social Sharing, Home Tab, PDF Viewer & App Tabs [Preview Available on April 13th, 2011]
Keith Dsouza / Techie Buzz: Firefox 5 Plans Revealed; Tech Enthusiasts Rip It Off
Mark Milian / CNN:
Why Nintendo isn't making a phone — Playing Super Mario on a Nintendo phone will remain a pipe dream. — Although Microsoft and Sony — Nintendo's rivals among the “Big Three” gaming companies — have branched into mobile phone development, Nintendo isn't planning to build a phone …
Discussion: SAI, Electronista, SlashGear and GeekWire
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry / SAI: Nintendo Isn't Building A Phone (And Here's Why It's Right)
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Nintendo squashes 3DS Phone talk: “Phones are not by definition entertainment devices”
Claire Cain Miller / New York Times:
Promoting Science, and Google, to Students — Google is synonymous with “search engine,” and now, for students, it wants to be synonymous with “science.” — The company is getting into the science fair business with its first Google Science Fair, a global competition for teenagers …
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft's Windows 8 recipe: Hint of Office, dash of Xbox, ounce of Windows Phone — Microsoft has already hinted that it wants to make Windows more like Xbox by supporting the Kinect sensor technology and adopting elements of the Xbox Live interface for Windows-based games.
Discussion: Geek.com, Computerworld, WWWery, CNNMoney.com, Between the Lines Blog, Mashable!, blogs.chron.com, PC World, Softpedia News, TechEye, TG Daily, Windows 8 News, VentureBeat and Neowin.net
Matthew Humphries / Geek.com: Windows 8 screenshot shows ribbon interface
Aahan 'Krish / WWWery: [PICS] Microsoft Windows 8 Pre-Beta: Logon Screen, Ribbon UI
David Goldman / CNNMoney.com: Brace yourself: Windows 8 is coming soon
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: Microsoft's Windows 8: Can a mashup of various features work well?
Charlie White / Mashable!: Spy Shots: Windows 8 With a Ribbon Interface? [GALLERY]
Dwight / blogs.chron.com: Pieces of 8: Microsoft borrows from itself for the next version of Windows
David Daw / PC World: Windows 8 to Replace Your Toolbar with a Ribbon
Nick Farrell / TechEye: Microsoft changes Windows interface
Kate Taylor / TG Daily: Leaked pics show new Windows 8 interface
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Microsoft mixes in a bit of Phone and Office in Windows 8's interface
Andrew Lyle / Neowin.net: Microsoft testing ribbon UI in Windows 8
Long Zheng / istartedsomething:
Windows 8 Explorer teases file syncing and web sharing
Windows 8 Explorer teases file syncing and web sharing
Discussion: CNET News, Techland, Microsoft News, LiveSide.net and Download Squad
Lance Whitney / CNET News: Windows 8 screenshots reveal ribbon interface
Damaster / LiveSide.net: Windows 8 Explorer to have built-in Windows Live Mesh and SkyDrive Wave 5 integration?
Christian Zibreg / 9 to 5 Mac:
Untethered iOS 4.3.1 jailbreak is out, supports all devices except iPad 2 and Verizon iPhone — Fans of jailbreaking have long known that Sundays are traditionally reserved for major iPhone jailbreaks. Following yesterday's tweet by a team member MuscleNerd, Dev-team released a set …
Discussion: AppleInsider, Inquirer, Digital Trends, BGR, Dev-Team Blog, Redmond Pie, Softpedia News, mobiputing, CrunchGear, TiPb, everythingiCafe, DailyTech, Ubergizmo, Gizmodo, Engadget, Softpedia News, Shoutpedia, MobileWhack, Download Squad, thinq_, SlashGear, iPodNN and App Advice
Lawrence Latif / Inquirer: Apple's IOS 4.3.1 has been jailbroken
Adam Rosenberg / Digital Trends: iOS 4.3.1 gets untethered jailbreak for Windows and OS X, iPad 2 not compatible
Taimur Asad / Redmond Pie: Redsn0w 0.9.6RC9 Untethered Jailbreak for iOS 4.3.1 Released ! Here's A Complete How-To Guide
Brad Linder / mobiputing: How to jailbreak iOS 4.3.1 (untethered)
Cody Allison / TiPb: How to jailbreak iOS 4.3.1 via redsn0w 0.9.6rc9 (untethered)
Mark Kurlyandchik / DailyTech: IOS 4.3.1 Gets Jailbreak Except on iPad 2
George Wong / Ubergizmo: PwnageTool 4.3: untethered iOS 4.3.1 Jailbreak released
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Redsn0w Untethered Jailbreak Release Addresses iOS 4.3.1, But iPad 2 Owners Must Wait
Richard Lai / Engadget: redsn0w untethered jailbreak for iOS 4.3.1 released for Windows and OS X, lacks iPad 2 support
Samuel Gibbs / Download Squad: Untethered iOS 4.3.1 jailbreak is go with redsn0w and PwnageTool for Windows and OS X, minus iPad 2
Stewart Meagher / thinq_: Apple iOS 4.3.1 gets user-friendly jailbreak
Chris Davies / SlashGear: iPhone 4, Apple TV and more get new PwnageTool jailbreak
James Temple / San Francisco Chronicle:
Google's Larry Page must mend image of firm, self — Tackling Google's mounting public perception challenges should sit high on the “to do” list as co-founder Larry Page steps into the CEO role on Monday, observers say. — A series of antitrust probes, privacy blunders and regulatory slaps …
Discussion: Between the Lines Blog, Mobile Marketing Watch, Screenwerk, Gizmodo, Search Engine Land, SAI, SAI, Guardian, Engadget, Digital Daily, Telegraph, Gearlog, WebProNews, The Next Web, @jason and techeblog.com, Thanks:techchronicle
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: What Will Page's Ascension Mean for Local?
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: Larry Takes Over Google Today: Here's What It Means For You
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: Larry Page Takes The Helm As Google CEO Today
Nicholas Carlson / SAI: A Googler Tells Us These Are The 10 Most Powerful Execs Under New CEO Larry Page
Nicholas Carlson / SAI: Google, Silicon Valley's Most Powerful Tech Company, Gets A New CEO Today
Charles Arthur / Guardian: Where will Larry Page lead Google?
Vlad Savov / Engadget: Larry Page takes over as Google CEO today, ready to show Tim Cook how it's done
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Larry Page as CEO: Steve Jobs or Jerry Yang?
Matt Warman / Telegraph: New Google CEO Larry Page takes over from Eric Schmidt
Brian Heater / Gearlog: Larry Page Starts as Google CEO
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Larry Page Becomes Google CEO
Jason Calacanis / @jason: congrats @Google @LarryPage on taking big chair-get ready for the arrows, for heavy is the head that wears the crown
Mike Swift / Mercury News:
Larry Page set to take over as Google CEO starting Monday
Larry Page set to take over as Google CEO starting Monday
Discussion: Associated Press
Michael Liedtke / Associated Press: Google founder hopes to prove he's ready to be CEO
Miguel Helft / New York Times:
Ruling Spurs Effort to Form Digital Public Library — Is the tantalizing dream of a universal library dead? — Some scholars and librarians across the country fear it may be, now that a federal judge in New York has derailed Google's bold plan to build the world's largest digital library and bookstore.
Joe McDonald / Associated Press:
Google profile in China shrinking — BEIJING - A year after a public spat with Beijing over censorship, Google Inc. says its business with Chinese advertisers is growing even as the Internet giant's share of online searches in China plunges. — A major Chinese portal announced last week …
Discussion: VentureBeat and Fast Company
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Ten challenges facing Google's new CEO Larry Page