Chris Dixon / cdixon.org:
Apple and the TV industry — The TV industry is a major segment of the consumer electronics industry and Apple is the leading consumer electronics company in the world. Thus far Apple has entered the TV market with a stand-alone device - Apple TV. There has been speculation …
Discussion: @carnage4life, I4U News and Daring Fireball
Dare Obasanjo / @carnage4life: It's really amusing to go back and read how analysts thought Apple would fail in the mobile industry - http://bit.ly/dQHzLj
Robert Evans / I4U News: If Apple Builds a TV: Some Predictions
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Apple and the TV Industry
MG Siegler / parislemon: On Apple's Must-See TV
Marco Arment / Marco.org:
The often-rumored Apple HDTV
The often-rumored Apple HDTV
Discussion: The Next Web
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web: What are the chances of Apple entering the TV business?
Ryan Singel / Epicenter:
Google Holds Out Against ‘Do Not Track’ Flag — And then there was Chrome. — Apple made it clear this week that the next version of its Safari browser — which will ship with the upcoming version of Mac OS — will include the ability for users to tell websites not to track them …
Dustin Karnes / Talk Android:
Google now allows you to opt out of ad targeting via the Android Market — Are you a huge privacy aficionado? Sure you are - and that's precisely why this latest news will excite you. Google is now, after an update to the Android Market, allowing you to opt-out of the targeted AdMob advertising system.
Discussion: Android Phone Fans, Android Central, Android News, Rumours … and Android Community
Joshua Munoz / Android Central: Google adds opt-out to ad targeting in Market
Joe Sirianni / Android News, Rumours, and Updates: Head To Head Racing For Android, Winner Takes The Car (Video)
Liz Gannes / NetworkEffect:
Random Facebook User's Question Gets Four Million Votes — Facebook recently redesigned its Questions feature to be more simple and viral. It seems to be working-maybe too well. A single question by a random Facebook user accumulated four million votes in the last two weeks after it spread far beyond her friend group.
Discussion: The Noisy Channel and @joshconstine
Daniel Tunkelang / The Noisy Channel: Identifying Influencers on Twitter
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
iPhone 4 About To Be Flickr's Top Camera. Point & Shoots? Pretty Much The Opposite. — What's the most popular camera used in terms of pictures taken that are uploaded to Flickr? Right now, it's the Nikon D90. But in about a month or so, it will be Apple's iPhone 4.
Raymond Wong / Ubergizmo: iPhone 4 set to rule Flickr in the next few months
Iranian Military Official: Siemens helped U.S. and Israel in Cyber Attack on Nuclear Program — Head of Iran's civilian defense says German company, Siemens, must share the blame for the Stuxnet virus attack; virus targeted control systems run with Siemens software.
Discussion: Associated Press, Xinhua News Agency, Guardian and presstv.ir
Frédéric Filloux / Monday Note:
Flipboard: Threat and Opportunity — Every media company should be afraid of Flipboard. The Palo Alto startup epitomizes the best and the worst of the internet. The best is for the user. The worst is for the content providers that feed its stunning expansion without getting a dime in return.
Discussion: TechCrunch and @dannysullivan
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: My Twitter Debate With Mike McCue: Why Does Flipboard Need $50 Million?
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Cutting That Cord — A Cursory High-Level Overview of the Current Status of Cloud-Based Syncing and iOS Devices — After Apple's iPad 2 introduction event last month, I ran into Josh Topolsky, and, of course, we talked about what we thought of it. Topolsky made an interesting observation …
Mike Elgan / Computerworld:
Snooping: It's not a crime, it's a feature — New apps hijack the microphone in your cell phone to listen in on your life — Computerworld - Cellphone users say they want more privacy, and app makers are listening. — No, they're not listening to user requests.
Discussion: I4U News
Robert Evans / I4U News: Would You Trade Privacy for a Free Phone?
Daniel Cawrey / thechromesource:
Chrome OS Release Coming Soon? Stable Channel Now Available — Just like the Chrome browser, it has long been Google's goal for Chrome OS to have a Stable, Beta and Dev channel for feature iteration. In a move that signifies a closer move to a Chrome OS release, there now is a Stable Channel.
Alexei Oreskovic / Reuters:
Analysis: Google's Page and Wall Street: Who needs who? — (Reuters) - It took fewer than 400 words for freshman Google Inc CEO Larry Page to set the tone for a strained relationship with Wall Street that could haunt him for years. — The 38-year-old tech visionary …
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac:
Apple switches from Toshiba to speedier Samsung SSDs for new MacBook Air shipments — Toshiba MacBook Air “blade” SSD - iFixit — Anandtech notices that Apple's newer MacBook Air shipments appear to contain Samsung-built SSDs versus Toshiba ones that originally shipped in the MacBook Air.
Discussion: TUAW, SAI, Neowin.net, AnandTech, Electronista, MacRumors Page 2 and MacStories
Michael Grothaus / TUAW: Apple adds speedier SSDs to latest batch of MacBook Airs
Piers Hausjell / Neowin.net: Macbook Air now featuring faster SSD drives
Anand Lal Shimpi / AnandTech: Apple Now Using Samsung SSDs in MacBook Air?
Federico Viticci / MacStories: New MacBook Airs Shipping with Faster Samsung SSDs?