Jay Yarow / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider:
Motorola Xoom A Flop, Just 100,000 Sold So Far — Google's first real answer to the iPad is not exactly blowing the doors off. — According to an estimate from Deutsche Bank, Motorola has only sold 100,000 Xooms thus far. Deutsche Bank got its estimate after looking at the Android developer website …
Discussion: Hardware 2.0 Blog, Guardian, BGR, Internet2Go, I4U News, Techland, The Huffington Post and NBC Bay Area
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0 Blog: Has Motorola only sold 100,00 Xooms?
Charles Arthur / Guardian: Has the Motorola Xoom really sold 100,000 - and is that good or bad?
Greg Sterling / Internet2Go: Seven-Inch HTC Flyer Tablet Poised for Takeoff
Robert Evans / I4U News: Apple Wins The First Battle of the Tablet War
Jared Newman / Techland: Motorola Xoom's “Flop” is No Surprise
Jason Middleton / NBC Bay Area: Slow Start for Xoom Tablet Sales
Eric Savitz / The Tech Trade:
Motorola Mobility: Xoom, Atrix Both Duds, Pacific Crest Says — Xoom: No boom, just gloom. — Motorola Mobility (MMI) isn't seeing much love for its current cornerstone smart phone and tablet products, Pacific Crest analyst James Faucette asserts in a research note this morning.
Andrew Couts / PR Newswire: Motorola Xoom, Atrix 4G sales fall flat
Kelly Hodgkins / IntoMobile: Analyst: Motorola Xoom and Atrix 4G sales are ‘disappointing’
Daniel Ionescu / PC World: Motorola's Xoom and Atrix, Duds?
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: Motorola's Xoom: Are 100,000 units sold disappointing or decent?
Ingrid Lunden / mocoNews: Report: Motorola's Atrix And Xoom Struggle To See A Sales Boom
Starr Keshet / TG Daily: Yes, Motorola's Xoom is doomed
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Motorola XOOM and ATRIX 4G sales failures claims analyst
Shane McGlaun / DailyTech: Report: Early Motorola Xoom, Atrix 4G Sales Lagging
John Biggs / TechCrunch: Motorola Xoom And Atrix Sales “Disappointing”
Todd Ogasawara / SocialTimes.com: Motorola Atrix (modular Android phone) & Xoom Tablet Disappointing According to an Analyst
Brian Caulfield / Shiny Objects: Nvidia Gets Another Shot At Tablets. And Another, And Another...
Matthew Lynley / VentureBeat: Analyst: Motorola Xoom and Atrix are duds
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb:
LinkedIn's Answer to Facebook's Open Graph — Professional social network LinkedIn has opened up access to a new developer platform today that should bring LinkedIn content, buttons, Twitter-esque “profile summaries” and more to websites throughout the Web. — The platform, though, isn't just for developers.
Discussion: VentureBeat, CNET News, TechCrunch and Between the Lines Blog
Rafe Needleman / CNET News: LinkedIn updates developer access
Leena Rao / TechCrunch: LinkedIn Unveils A More Open Developer Platform With Lightweight, Customizable Plugins
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: LinkedIn opens APIs to broader Web: Will you use your professional identity?
Adam Nash / The LinkedIn Blog:
Discussion: Mashable! and The Next Web
Joel Falconer / The Next Web: LinkedIn launches developer platform, social plugins
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
DISH Wins Bankruptcy Auction, Buys Blockbuster Assets For $228M In Cash — DISH Network this morning announced that it was selected as the winning bidder in the bankruptcy court auction for substantially all of the assets of Blockbuster, which went belly up in September 2010.
Brennon Slattery / PC World: Dish Network Buys Blockbuster, Plots a Second Act for the Video Rental Chain
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: Dish's Blockbuster buy: A box office bomb?
Sakthi Prasad / Reuters: Dish Network wins Blockbuster bankruptcy auction
Faith Merino / VatorNews: Dish Network acquires Blockbuster for $320M
Don Reisinger / The Digital Home: Dish Network to buy Blockbuster for $228 million
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: Dish buys Blockbuster in bankruptcy: Internet streaming rights key
Richard Lawler / Engadget: Dish Network wins Blockbuster auction for $228 million in cash
Zach Epstein / BGR: Dish Network wins Blockbuster auction
Joseph Woelfel / TheStreet.com: Dish Wins Auction for Blockbuster
Shira Ovide / Deal Journal: DISH: Blockbuster's Unlikely Savior?
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Dish Network Buys Blockbuster
Amar Toor / Switched: Dish Network Buys What's Left of Blockbuster
Ryan Lawler / GigaOM:
So Why Did Dish Really Buy Blockbuster?
So Why Did Dish Really Buy Blockbuster?
Discussion: VentureBeat, Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, DSLreports, Epicenter, 9 to 5 Mac, Reuters, DealBook, Electronista, mocoNews, Telecompetitor and MediaMemo
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Dish Network buys Blockbuster for streaming video and kiosks
David Zax / Fast Company: Dish Buys Blockbuster for $320 Million. Why?
Christian Zibreg / 9 to 5 Mac: Dish Network buys bankrupt Blockbuster for $320 million to bolster online content
Staci D. Kramer / mocoNews: Dish Makes Blockbuster Of A Deal; Gets Bankrupt Chain For $320 Million
Bernie Arnason / Telecompetitor: DISH Buys Blockbuster Out of Bankruptcy
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Dish Buys Bankrupt Blockbuster
Sam Oliver / AppleInsider:
Suppliers delivered 2.4M-2.6M iPad 2 units to Apple in March - report — Perhaps offering an indication of how many iPad 2 units were sold at launch, a new report claims Apple received between 2.4 million and 2.6 million of the hot-selling device from suppliers in the month of March.
Cover lens supply key for Apple to reach 2Q11 iPad 2 shipment goal, say sources — A sufficient supply of cover lenses for touch panel modules will be the key for Apple and other vendors to reach their shipment goals for tablet PCs in second-quarter 2011, according to sources at upstream touch panel suppliers.
Discussion: MacRumors, SAI, 9 to 5 Mac, MacHackPC, TiPb, Electronista, IntoMobile, PadGadget, I4U News, everythingiCafe, The Next Web, TUAW, MacDailyNews, MacStories, PhoneArena, WebProNews and Edible Apple
Christian Zibreg / 9 to 5 Mac: Digitimes: 2.6M iPad 2s shipped in March, 12M expected in Q2
RitvikReddy / MacHackPC: Around 2.5 Million Apple's iPad 2 Shipped In March 2011 - Says Apple Suppliers
Marc Flores / IntoMobile: Apple takes 2.4-2.6 million iPad 2 units in March, said to average 4-4.3 million per month this year
Dag / PadGadget: 2.5 Million iPad 2s Shipped Last Month, Production Output to Reach 4 Million Units per Month
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Apple received over 2m iPad 2 Units from Suppliers in March
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Apple To Hit 12 Million iPad 2s In Q2?
Pres**t Deorukhkar / The Next Web: Apple took delivery of over 2 million iPad 2 units in March, report claims
Kelly Hodgkins / TUAW: Cover lens supply key for 2011 iPad 2 shipment goal
Chris Herbert / MacStories: Suppliers Reporting 2.4 Million iPad 2s Shipped in March
Doug Caverly / WebProNews: iPad 2 Sales Of 2.4-2.6 Million Estimated For March
Greg Sandoval / CNET News:
Google boots Grooveshark from Android Market — WASHINGTON—Google yesterday removed Grooveshark's music app from the Android Market, a move that comes after some of the top music labels have accused the service of violating copyright law, sources said. — “We remove apps from Android Market …
Leslie Horn / PC Magazine: Google Yanks Grooveshark App from Android Market
Scott Webster / AndroidGuys: Google Removes Grooveshark Music App from Android Market
Melanie Lee / Reuters: Baidu to launch licensed music service in May
Andrew Kameka / Androinica: Grooveshark gets ganked from Google Android Market. Should Amazon Cloud be nervous?
Jonathan Bailey / PlagiarismToday: 3 Count: Maybe Rogue-ish
Vlad Bobleanta / Download Squad: Grooveshark gets kicked out of the Android Market
Simon Sage / IntoMobile: Grooveshark Music App Pulled from Android Market
Matt Brian / The Next Web: Google pulls Grooveshark from Android Market over possible copyright concerns
Richard Barley / The TweetDeck Blog:
Testing The Future - Introducing TweetDeck Web Beta — As Whitney Houston sang, “We believe that web apps are our future”... (well, near enough...). And today we're launching a beta of a web app that you're going to really love*. — Since its launch in December last year …
Discussion: TechCrunch, SAI, NewsGrange, The Next Web, Techie Buzz and WinRumors, Thanks:keithdsouza
Leena Rao / TechCrunch: TweetDeck Launches #NewTwitter Rival
Ellis Hamburger / SAI: TweetDeck Launches Web-Based Alternative To Twitter.com
Frederic Lardinois / NewsGrange: TweetDeck Launches Web-Based Version of its Twitter Client for (Almost) All Browsers
Brad McCarty / The Next Web: TweetDeck moves out of Chrome with a new web app beta
Keith Dsouza / Techie Buzz: TweetDeck Launches Web Based Beta Client
Tom Warren / WinRumors: TweetDeck Internet Explorer 9 version on its way
Dieter Bohn / PreCentral.net:
A keyboard-less webOS phone - the Stingray? [Exclusive] — The enterprising tipster who sent us the image of a Verizon Pre 3 has one more device to show you: the above device that by all appearances is a webOS device without a keyboard. Our best guess is that it has a screen resolution of 480x800.
Discussion: PC World, GigaOM, BGR, Engadget, PhoneDog.com, Softpedia News, Gizmodo, Know Your Cell, SlashGear, Fonehome, MobileWhack, CrunchGear, Electronista and IntoMobile
Jared Newman / PC World: HP's Rumored Stingray Phone May Lack Physical Keyboard
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: WebOS Phones Could Gain by Losing the Keyboard
Todd Haselton / BGR: Verizon Wireless Pre 3, touchscreen-only webOS smartphone leak
Richard Lai / Engadget: HP's keyboard-less webOS phone and Verizon Pre 3 leaked?
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Leak: HP webOS Phone Looks Like Pre 3 Without Keyboard
Gary Krakow / Know Your Cell: Next HP-Palm smartphone could be called Stingray
Chris Davies / SlashGear: HP all-touch webOS “Stingray” leaks alongside Verizon Pre3
Jeff Baker / MobileWhack: HP Stingray Gets Leaked?
Dusan Belic / IntoMobile: Is this the webOS-powered HP Stingray?
John O'Farrell / ben's blog:
Andreessen Horowitz has a new $200mm Co-Investment Fund — This is a guest post by John O'Farrell, General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz — Today, we are delighted to announce the creation of a co-investment fund for our Fund II. Andreessen Horowitz now has $1.2 billion under management.
Discussion: TechCrunch and silicontap.com
Wall Street Journal:
Lions Gate Finalizing Netflix Deal to Stream All Seasons of “Mad Men” — Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., which produces the hit television series “Mad Men,” has finalized a deal with Netflix Inc. to stream all seven seasons of the critically-acclaimed show about a 1960s advertising agency, according to people close to the situation.
Josh Halliday / Guardian: Netflix to stream Mad Men in $90m deal
Cynthia Littleton / Variety: Netflix nabs ‘Mad Men’ rights
Greg Sandoval / CNET News: Netflix acquires rights to stream ‘Mad Men’
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: iFive: Netflix Gets Mad Men, NYT Defends Paywall, Toyota Pulls iPhone Jailbreak Ads, Congress Vs FCC, Teens Love iPhones
Mike Sachoff / WebProNews: Netflix Reaches Deal To Stream “Mad Men”
Jeffrey Van Camp / Digital Trends: Netflix nabs Mad Men reruns
Jim O'Neill / fierceonlinevideo.com/news/frontpage: Netflix adds ‘Mad Men’ in multi-year deal valued at $75M-$100M
Joe Flint / Company Town: The Morning Fix: Dish snags Blockbuster! Netflix buys ‘Mad Men.’ Vieira ready to exit ‘Today.’
Husain Sumra / Gizmodo: Netflix Nabs Exclusive Streaming Rights to Mad Men Reruns
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Apple throws Microsoft's Mac Office a MobileMe curveball — Microsoft next week will release the first service pack for its Office for Mac 2011 suite, with new features including calendar syncing between Apple's Sync Services and Microsoft's Outlook for Mac.
Discussion: Ars Technica, The Loop, Office For Mac, 9 to 5 Mac, PC World and WinRumors
Jim Dalrymple / The Loop: Office for Mac 2011 SP1 coming next week
Christian Zibreg / 9 to 5 Mac: Office for Mac 2011 Service Pack 1 due next week with calendar syncing
Dan Miller / PC World: Office 2011 Service Pack on the Way
Dan Frommer / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider:
Apple's New “iAd Gallery” App Violates Apple's App Guidelines And Probably Should Have Been Rejected — Apple's new “iAd Gallery” iPhone app, which shows off the iAds that its advertisers have purchased, is theoretically in violation of Apple's own App Store guidelines, which the company published last year.
Discussion: CNET News, GigaOM, The inneractive Blog, SlashGear, PC Magazine, MacStories, IntoMobile, Phones Review and Engadget
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: Apple's iAds app found to bend App Store rules
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: Is Apple Wrong for Breaking Its Own App Store Rules?
Hilzfuld / The inneractive Blog: Apple Rejects App for Lacking Functionality, then Releases it Itself
Shane McGlaun / SlashGear: Apple rejects iPhone app for lack of functionality, later releases app with same functionality itself
Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine: New Apple App Showcases iAds
Federico Viticci / MacStories: iAd Gallery Violates Apple's Own Guidelines
Donald Melanson / Engadget: Apple releases iAd Gallery app: all ads, all the time
Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
YouTube's New Search Options Format — YouTube has a new interface for related searches and advanced search options. Now you can select multiple filters from a category and combine related searches. For example, you can find long-form HD videos that are available in the WebM format.
Discussion: Search Engine Watch, Search Engine Land and Mashable!
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land: YouTube Expands Search Filters & Related Terms
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: YouTube Expands Search Options With Filter & Explore
Frederic Lardinois / NewsGrange:
Microsoft and Toyota Team Up to Bring the Internet to Your Car — Microsoft and Toyota just announced a new partnership today that aims to create a platform for Toyota's next-generation telematics services on top of Microsoft's Windows Azure cloud computing platform.
Discussion: Mobilized, All about Microsoft Blog, The Official Microsoft Blog and TechNet Blogs
Ina Fried / Mobilized: Microsoft and Toyota Drive to the Cloud
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft Blog: Microsoft and Toyota to build telematics platform based on Microsoft cloud
Jeffrey Meisner / The Official Microsoft Blog: Microsoft and Toyota Partner on Ultimate ‘Mobile Device,’ Forge Cloud Alliance on Telematics
Jon Brodkin / Network World:
Bashing Microsoft ‘like kicking a puppy,’ says Linux Foundation chief — Linux has already defeated Microsoft, Linux Foundation chief says — Two decades after Linus Torvalds developed his famous operating system kernel, the battle between Linux and Microsoft is over and Linux has won …
Discussion: ConceivablyTech, Hardware 2.0 Blog, TechEye and TechSpot
Rob Enderle / ConceivablyTech: 2010 - 2020: The Decade of Big Changes
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0 Blog: Linux Foundation chief says battle with Microsoft over ... and that Linux is victorious!
Nick Farrell / TechEye: Microsoft has lost the war to Linux
Emil Protalinski / TechSpot: Linux Foundation: bashing Microsoft now is “like kicking a puppy”
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb:
Mono for Android Ships, Now .NET Developers Can Build Android Apps — Novell has announced the general availability of Mono for Android today, the solution that lets developers use Windows technologies like C# and .NET to build Android applications. We previously reported on Mono …
Discussion: eWeek, All about Microsoft Blog, Computerworld and Mono for Android
Darryl K. Taft / eWeek: Novell Launches Mono for Android
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft Blog: Novell's Mono for Android enables .Net app development on Android phones, tablets
Paul Krill / Computerworld: Novell moves .Net development to Android
Tim Schiesser / Tech From 10:
The Android Test Market...? — So on our Galaxy S Vibrant today we went to do a routine update of apps from the Android Market, only to discover that, for a completely unknown and frankly bizarre reason, our Android Market is now suddenly the test version we assume is loaded on Android developer's devices.
Discussion: Music Ally, Google Watch, Yahoo! News, TechSpot, PhoneArena, Pocket-lint, Techland, ITProPortal, PC Magazine, Phones Review and Geek.com
Andrew Couts / Yahoo! News: Android Music 3.0 app with cloud streaming leaked
Emil Protalinski / TechSpot: Leaked: Android Music 3.0 app with cloud streaming
Chris Hall / Pocket-lint: Is this the new streaming Android Music player?
Lawrence Drummond / Phones Review: New Google Android Music Player App: The Cloud test
Jennifer Bergen / Geek.com: Google accidentally leaks cloud-based Android Music app
Donald Melanson / Engadget:
Google's new cloud-based Android Music app leaks out
Google's new cloud-based Android Music app leaks out
Steve Kovach / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Test Out Android's New Music App With Google's Music Locker Right Now
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Google's Android Music App Screenshot Leaks
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
Sulzberger: $40 Million Estimate For Paywall Cost Is ‘Vastly Wrong’ — Earlier this year, Bloomberg reported that the New York Times Co. (NYSE: NYT) spent $40 million or more to build the digital paywall that went live late last month. Not so, insists Arthur Sulzberger …
Matt Rosoff / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider:
One-Third Of Teens Plan To Buy An iPhone Soon — Teenagers are fickle, but one thing never seems to change. — They love Apple products. — More than one-third plan on buying an iPhone in the next six months, and 20% are planning to buy a tablet — which probably means iPad.
Discussion: Googling Google Blog, AppleInsider, 9 to 5 Mac, Digital Daily, iPodNN, Hack Education, WebProNews, msnbc.com, MacStories and Between the Lines Blog
Christian Zibreg / 9 to 5 Mac: Piper: Over 50 percent of teens expect to have an iPhone in the next six months
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Survey: 17 Percent of Teens Own an iPhone, 37 Percent Want One
Chris Richardson / WebProNews: Teens Be iPhonein'
Rosa Golijan / msnbc.com: Survey confirms that teens love Apple products
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Survey Reveals 37% Of Teens Will Soon Buy An iPhone, 22% Of Them Have “A Tablet”
Fred A. Bernstein / New York Times:
A Corporate Campus Made to Mirror Facebook — MENLO PARK, Calif. — Facebook, which started out in a dormitory at Harvard, transferred to a rented house in Silicon Valley and now occupies a cluster of office buildings in Palo Alto, Calif., is about to make its biggest move yet …
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry / SAI: Facebook's Huge New Campus Will Keep The Rest Of The World Out
Adrianne Jeffries / Betabeat: Facebook's New Hipster Campus
Kyle Wagner / Gizmodo:
USB 3.0, Thunderbolt Possible in Future iOS 30-Pin Connectors — For those of you wondering how Apple is planning on supporting next-generation high-speed data port technology for future (and current) iPads, Pods and Phones, you might have your answer. Patently Apple has unearthed …
Discussion: AppleInsider, Business Wire, Patently Apple, I4U News, lalawag, iPhone Download Blog, BGR, SlashGear, everythingiCafe, O'Grady's PowerPage, iClarified, Appletell, Engadget, The Next Web, IntoMobile, TUAW, CrunchGear, MacNN, MacRumors and GeekSmack
Robert Evans / I4U News: Apple's Plan: One Port to Rule Them All
Andrew Munchbach / BGR: Apple dock-connector patent tips USB 3.0 for future computers, iDevices
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Apple Dock Connector update patent could enable USB 3.0, DisplayPort, maybe Thunderbolt
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Future Dock Connectors To Go USB 3?
Chris Barylick / O'Grady's PowerPage: Apple receives patent for dock connector with USB 3.0, Thunderbolt elements built in
Jake Gaecke / Appletell: Apple patents new hybrid dock connector
Vlad Savov / Engadget: Apple granted patent for a ‘reduced size multi-pin connector,’ namedrops USB 3.0 and DisplayPort
Pres**t Deorukhkar / The Next Web: Could Apple be readying a Thunderbolt Dock Connector?
Michael Grothaus / TUAW: Apple granted patent for DisplayPort/Thunderbolt, USB 3.0 dock connector
John Biggs / MobileCrunch:
Is Apple Pushing The White iPhone Down The Memory Hole? — The plot, as they say, thickens. Apple has removed most visual references to the white iPhone on its US and international sites in a surprisingly wholesale manner, a move that points to more trouble with white iPhone availability world-wide.
Discussion: Fast Company, App Advice, 9 to 5 Mac, SlashGear, PhoneArena, MacDailyNews, Fudzilla, The Next Web and GeekSmack
Gregory Ferenstein / Fast Company: White iPhone Becomes White Elephant, Report Shows Strong Facebook Sharing ROI, Branson Dives Deep, and More...
Bryan Wolfe / App Advice: Is The White iPhone 4 Dead And Buried For Good?
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple Store is down, White iPhone disappears from Apple's DB
Phone Arena: White iPhone 4's SKU deleted from the Apple Store, the elusive handset may never see the light of day
Joel Falconer / The Next Web: Apple Store down, hopes for a white iPhone 4 dashed?
Parth Dhebar / GeekSmack: Apple Store just went down [Update]
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft Blog:
Microsoft creates new consumer channels group to be headed by Chris Capossela — A week after Microsoft Senior Vice President of Central Marketing Mich Matthews announced plans to leave, Microsoft announced her replacement will be former Office marketing chief Chris Capossela.
Discussion: Digital Trends, NewEnterprise, CNET News, SAI, Microsoft, VentureBeat, GeekWire, TechFlash, TechCrunch, Softpedia News, Reuters and WinRumors
Geoff Duncan / Digital Trends: Microsoft names Capossela new marketing chief
Arik Hesseldahl / NewEnterprise: Microsoft Names Vet Chris Capossela as New Marketing Chief
Jay Greene / CNET News: Microsoft names new marketing chief
Matt Rosoff / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: This Man Will Now Control Microsoft's Billion-Dollar Ad Budget
Microsoft: Microsoft Appoints Chris Capossela as Senior Vice President, Consumer Channels and Central Marketing Group
Todd Bishop / GeekWire: Meet Microsoft's new marketing boss: Chris Capossela
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch: Meet Microsoft's New Head Of Marketing: Chris Capossela
Chris Palmer / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Unqualified Names in the SSL Observatory — Internet certification authorities (CAs) are charged with the task of vouching for the identities of secure web servers. When you browse to https://www.wellsfargo.com/, your browser knows it's the real wellsfargo.com because VeriSign, a CA, says it is.
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Funny: Search For “Tilt” On Google Via iPhone Or Android — Go to your iPhone or Android phone and search for the word [tilt] using Google. The search results displayed will all results at a slight tilt to the right. Our understanding from Google is that this is an April Fools joke that's still running.
Discussion: @googlemobile and The Huffington Post