Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Dropbox Hits 25 Millions Users, 200 Million Files Per Day — Dropbox will announce a number of milestones on Monday morning, we've learned. The file backup and sharing service was founded in 2007 by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi. It was in one of the early Y Combinator classes …
Discussion: SFGate, Between the Lines Blog, Fortune, Social Markets, Digital Trends, TUAW, Softpedia News, Techie Buzz and App Advice
Casey Newton / SFGate: Fast-growing Dropbox plans expansion to branded devices
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: Dropbox steps up its international game, eyes native languages
JP Mangalindan / Fortune: Dropbox: 25 million users and counting
Tomio Geron / Social Markets: Dropbox Hits 25M Users, Expanding Internationally
Steven Sande / TUAW: Dropbox app updated as the service hits 25 million users
Chinmoy Kanjilal / Techie Buzz: From 4 Million to a Whopping 25 Million, Dropbox Has Exploded In a Year
Elsa Wenzel / PC World:
Microsoft Office 365 Beta Opens for Business: What's Inside — Now anyone can try Office 365, Microsoft's cloud productivity package for businesses. The service opened Sunday night for beta testing, coming a step closer to its final launch, which will occur sometime later this year.
Discussion: Technologizer, VentureBeat, GeekWire, The Microsoft Blog, Microsoft, ReadWriteWeb, GigaOM, CNET News, All about Microsoft Blog, PC Magazine, MSDN Blogs, LAPTOP Magazine, BetaNews, NewEnterprise, PC World, The Register, TechNet Blogs, WinRumors, Business Wire, Windows 8 Beta, TechNet Blogs, Peter O'Kelly's Reality Check, TechSpot, Neowin.net, Computerworld and Softpedia News
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Office 365 Public Beta: A Web-Based Way to “Go Microsoft”
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Microsoft brings cloud productivity to all with Office 365 beta
Todd Bishop / GeekWire: Microsoft opens Office subscriptions to masses, with app store — er, ‘marketplace’
Microsoft: Office 365 Hits Public Beta, Small Businesses Get the Next Generation Cloud Productivity Service
Audrey Watters / ReadWriteWeb: Microsoft's Office 365 Hits Public Beta
Lance Whitney / CNET News: Microsoft opens up Office 365 as public beta
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft Blog: Microsoft delivers public beta of its Office 365 cloud bundle
Mark Hachman / PC Magazine: Microsoft Opens Office 365 Beta to All
Bruce Kyle / MSDN Blogs: Office 365 Enters Public Beta Bringing Online Office, SharePoint, Exchange, Lync
Brian Oliver Bennett / LAPTOP Magazine: Microsoft Office 365 Hands On: Cloud Collaboration For A Price
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: Microsoft launches Office 365 public beta
Arik Hesseldahl / NewEnterprise: Office 365 Hits Public Beta Today, So Microsoft's Ron Markezich Gets Seven Questions
Tom Warren / WinRumors: Office 365 public beta now available
Tony Bradley / Business Wire: Office 365 Is Mobile, But Not Mobile Enough
Ankur Mittal / Windows 8 Beta: Microsoft announces Office 365 Public Beta
Rachel Collier / TechNet Blogs: Office 365 public beta is here!
Peter / Peter O'Kelly's Reality Check: Office 365 Hits Public Beta, Small Businesses Get the Next Generation Cloud Productivity Service [Microsoft PressPass]
Jose Vilches / TechSpot: Microsoft announces public beta of Office 365
Denis Wong / Neowin.net: Microsoft Office 365 public beta now available
Mike Heck / Computerworld: First look at Microsoft Office 365
Matt Rosoff / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider:
Microsoft Tries To Bury Google Apps With Office 365
Microsoft Tries To Bury Google Apps With Office 365
Discussion: Digital Trends and Network World
Geoff Duncan / Digital Trends: Microsoft Office 365 enters public beta
Jon Brodkin / Network World: Microsoft's Office 365 cloud beta now public
Larry Fitzgibbon / Demand Media:
Another Statement About Search Engine Algorithm Changes — It's hard to imagine a company more focused on the connection between consumers and content than Demand Media. That point of connection gives us the opportunity to inform, engage and serve the consumer. And it's where trusted relationships start.
Audrey Watters / ReadWriteWeb: Demand Media Downplays Changes to Google's Search Algorithm
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Google is Demand Media's Biggest Ally — and Its Biggest Threat
Jennifer Valentino-DeVries / Digits: Are Google's Search Changes Killing Demand Media?
Declan McCullagh / CNET News: Testing Google's Panda algorithm: CNET analysis
Richard Waters / FT Tech Hub: In fight with content farms, round one to Google
Gavin Dunaway / Adotas: eHow Finally Feels Wrath of Google Panda Algo Update
Jason Calacanis / @jason: BREAKING: Demand Media says @google hasn't been able to impact ehow search rankings/momentum. http://techme.me/BRF6 I need to take lessons
Michael Ide / ITProPortal: Demand Studios Claims Ehow Unaffected By New Google Algorithm, Stock Prices Fall
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: Demand Media Shares Tank as Google's Tweak Takes Effect
Matt McGee / Search Engine Land: Demand Media: Panda's Impact On eHow.com “Significantly Overstated”
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry / SAI: Demand Media: No, Google Didn't Kill Us
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent:
Demand Media Downplays Impact Of Latest Google Changes
Demand Media Downplays Impact Of Latest Google Changes
Discussion: Between the Lines Blog, WebProNews, Betabeat, Search Engine Roundtable and Poynter
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: Demand Media downplays Google algorithm hit, but quarters ahead will tell tale
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Google Algorithm Update Fallout, eHow Response
Ben Popper / Betabeat: The Dance Continues Between Google and Demand Media
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Roundtable: eHow Hit Hard By Google Panda Update
Damon Kiesow / Poynter: Demand Media shares drop as it defends eHow decline
A billionaire bachelor's playground — Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen gives “60 Minutes” a tour of his estate, yacht, space rocket, and, yes — his very own submarine What would you do if you suddenly became a billionaire with the means to indulge your every whim, no matter how extreme?
Discussion: Bloomberg, Engadget, TechFlash, MacDailyNews, CNET News and dailywireless.org
Bill Gates / TechFlash: Paul Allen's 60 Minutes
Steven Musil / CNET News: Paul Allen talks Gates, guitars on ‘60 Minutes’
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: Inside Paul Allen
Kim-Mai Cutler / Inside Mobile Apps:
Apple May Have Tweaked App Store Ranking Algorithm, Making Downloads Matter Less — It looks like Apple made a number of changes to the app store's ranking system last week, adding in new weights on top of download numbers to determine top apps, according to conversations we've …
Discussion: App Advice, 9 to 5 Mac, Gizmodo, GigaOM, TiPb, MarketingVOX and MacStories
Bryan M. Wolfe / App Advice: Unconfirmed: App Store Rankings Get A Much Needed Rehaul
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple modifies App Store ranking algorithm?
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Apple Changing the Way It Ranks Apps Is a Bloomin' Good Idea
Ryan Kim / GigaOM: Apple Reportedly Adjusts How Apps Are Ranked
Andrew Wray / TiPb: Apple makes changes to the App Store rating system
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Apple Using New App Store Ranking Algorithm?
Farhad Manjoo / Slate:
What on Earth Happened to BlackBerry? — Research in Motion's new tablet is a misguided mess. — First, a confession: I haven't used the BlackBerry PlayBook yet. The seven-inch tablet computer is scheduled to go on sale next week, and I hope to get my hands on one soon. This, then, is not a product review.
Discussion: Internet2Go, @carnage4life and Appolicious Advisor
Greg Sterling / Internet2Go: iPad 2 Comes to Toys “R” Us As Other Tablets Regroup
Dare Obasanjo / @carnage4life: Rarely is there a device that deserves to fail as much as the Blackberry Playbook - http://www.slate.com/id/2291255
Howard Wolinsky / Appolicious Advisor: RIM's PlayBook hits market with a critical app deficit
Omar El Akkad / Globe and Mail:
RIM makes a play for its future
RIM makes a play for its future
Discussion: Michael Geist Blog and Voice on the Web
Neil Hughes / AppleInsider:
Mass production of Apple's A5-, Qualcomm-powered iPhone 5 rumored for Sept. — Apple's iPhone 5 will feature “slight modifications” from its predecessor, including an 8 megapixel rear camera and a Qualcomm baseband for both GSM and CDMA models, and will go into production in September, a new report claims.
Discussion: The Register, The Toybox Blog, PC Magazine, Engadget, Digital Trends, MacRumors, SAI, TiPb, Edible Apple, Softpedia News, MacHackPC, TUAW, Apple Bitch, PhoneArena, I4U News, MacStories, Neowin.net and iClarified
Rik Myslewski / The Register: ‘Fierce competition’ drives Apple's iPhone 6 changes
Georgia / TiPb: iPhone 5 release pool: Concord says late 2011, 8mp camera, A5 processor, Qualcomm baseband
Edible Apple: iPhone 5 set for mass production in September; iPhone 6 possible in first half of 2012 - Report
RitvikReddy / MacHackPC: iPhone 5 To Sport 8 MP Camera, A5 Processor, Qualcomm Baseband & No New Design - Unveil & Production In September.
Victor Agreda, Jr / TUAW: Latest iPhone 5 rumors point to iterative update, production beginning in September
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Apple iPhone 5 ships in October and iPhone 6 in June of 2012
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Rumor: iPhone 5 Won't Feature “All-New Design”
Derek Kessler / PreCentral.net:
Veer launch party scheduled for May 2; Update: AT&T confirmed? — We've been hearing “spring,” “soon,” and most recently “very soon” with regards to when the minuscule HP Veer smartphone is supposed to launch. Of course, all this vagueness means little without a concrete date …
Discussion: Technologizer, LAPTOP Magazine, MobileCrunch, Gadgetell, FierceWireless, BGR, GottaBeMobile, Gizmodo, IntoMobile, Softpedia News, Electronista, Engadget and WebOS Arena
Ed Oswald / Technologizer: Aww, Look at That Cute Little Smartphone!
Robert Nelson / Gadgetell: HP Veer webOS smartphone could be released on May 2nd
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless: Rumor Mill: HP to hold Veer launch party May 2
Zach Epstein / BGR: HP Veer to launch with AT&T on May 2nd
Chuong Nguyen / GottaBeMobile: HP, AT&T Prepare Launch Party for HP Veer webOS Smartphone
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Rumor: HP to launch the Veer with AT&T on May 2nd?
Sean Hollister / Engadget: HP planning Veer launch party for May 2nd, AT&T brings cake for webOS 3.0 devs
Harry McCracken / Technologizer:
Saying Apple Will Never Do Something: Always Dangerous — For years, there's been a persistent, as-yet-unrealized rumor that Apple will start making HDTVs. Received wisdom, however, has generally argued that it's not going to happen. TVs are too commoditized; TVs would have to come in too many sizes …
Discussion: GigaOM, Fast Company, PC World, Daring Fireball, Stowe Boyd, Neven Mrgan's tumbl, DisplayBlog, parislemon, SAI and Marco.org
Ryan Lawler / GigaOM: What An Apple HDTV Would Need to Succeed
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: Television Is Dead; Long Live Television
Harry McCracken / PC World: Saying 'Apple Won't' is Always Dangerous
MG Siegler / parislemon: On Apple's Must-See TV
Marco Arment / Marco.org: The often-rumored Apple HDTV
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web:
White iPhone 4 Now available for order on 3 UK, delivers on April 20th — The mythical white iPhone 4 is now available for order on the 3 UK store. The phone is available for the standard subsidized price of £159 for the 32GB version. — The white iPhone 4 has been a topic …
Discussion: Recombu, MacRumors, 9 to 5 Mac, Engadget, Ars Technica, SlashGear, Electronista, MacHackPC, Pocket-lint and MacRumors
Thomas Newton / Recombu: Updated: Three UK is actually, really selling the white iPhone 4: £159 on £35 a month for 24 months
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac: White iPhone 4 available April 20th?
Vlad Savov / Engadget: White iPhone 4 appears to be ready to order at Three UK for April 20th delivery
Chris Davies / SlashGear: White iPhone 4 goes live at Three UK
RitvikReddy / MacHackPC: White iPhone 4 Is Now Available For Order On 3 UK, Ships On April 20th, 2011
Rik Henderson / Pocket-lint: White iPhone 4 ships in UK on Wednesday 20 April
Seth Schiesel / New York Times:
Busy Job of Judging Video-Game Content to Be Ceded to Machines — The little E's, T's and M's that appear on the covers of video games get there the old-fashioned way: People working for the Entertainment Software Rating Board look at the games, decide how gory, sexy or potty-mouthed they are …
Discussion: Yahoo! News, Fast Company, GoNintendo and Blue's News
Gregory Ferenstein / Fast Company: Google Docs Competitor Launched by Microsoft, Apple Support Goes Social, and More...
Federico Viticci / MacStories:
Dropbox 1.4 Brings Tabs Back, Direct Uploads from Other Apps — A major update to the official Dropbox app for iOS was released night in the App Store, and it adds important new functionalities to the uploading aspect of the app. Originally released last May on the iPad …
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac
Vlad Savov / Engadget:
Samsung promises a dual-core 2GHz smartphone ‘by next year’ — Are you ready for a scorching-fast future? Samsung sure is, as today the Maeli Business Newspaper reports “a high-ranking” company official has disclosed Samsung's intention to deliver a dual-core smartphone that runs at 2GHz.
Discussion: PC Magazine, Inquirer, Mashable!, news.mk.co.kr, Samsung Hub, Business Wire, Gizmodo, Digital Trends, The Toybox Blog, Recombu, Android Phone Fans, TG Daily, TechSpot, TechnoBuffalo, Gadgetell, Android News, Rumours …, BGR, Tools, DailyTech, The Next Web, Fudzilla, ITProPortal, PhoneArena, Geek.com, SlashGear, Electronista, Softpedia News, Android Community and Know Your Cell
Peter Pachal / PC Magazine: Samsung Already Planning 4GHz Super Phones?
Chris Martin / Inquirer: Samsung will build a 2GHz dual core smartphone
Soon-wook Choi / news.mk.co.kr: Samsung to Develop 2GHz Dual Core Smartphones by 2012
Stan Schroeder / Business Wire: Samsung Plans to Release a 2GHz Dual-Core Smartphone by 2012 [REPORT]
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Rumor: Samsung Will Have a 2GHz Dual-Core Phone Next Year
Jeffrey Van Camp / Digital Trends: Rumor: Samsung to release 2GHz dual-core phone, as powerful as some PCs
Thomas Newton / Recombu: Samsung's 2GHz dual-core smartphone chip could arrive 2012
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Rumor: Samsung to Release 2GHz Dual-Core Phone As Powerful As a PC
Trent Nouveau / TG Daily: Samsung says its next-gen smartphone is like a PC
Emil Protalinski / TechSpot: Rumor: Samsung to offer a dual-core 2GHz smartphone in 2012
Emily Price / TechnoBuffalo: Samsung Working on 2 GHz Phone
Jeremy Hill / Gadgetell: 2Ghz Samsung smartphone coming in 2012
Jesse Bauer / Android News, Rumours, and Updates: Samsung bringing 2GHz dual-core processors in 2012
Andrew Munchbach / BGR: Samsung prepping beastly 2GHz dual-core processor for next wave of smartphones
Steve Kovach / Tools: Samsung Will Have A Smartphone Processor That Is As Fast As A PC's By Next Year
Mark Kurlyandchik / DailyTech: Samsung: We'll Have 2GHz Dual-Core Smartphones Next Year
Peter Scott / Fudzilla: Samsung plans 2GHz dual-core smartphone
Desire Athow / ITProPortal: Samsung To Launch 2GHz Dual Core Smartphones In 2012?
Matthew Humphries / Geek.com: Samsung confirms dual-core 2GHz mobile chip for 2012
Chris Davies / Android Community: Samsung 2GHz dual-core Smartphone incoming; Exynos to take on Snapdragon
Sean Fallon / Know Your Cell: Samsung preps dual-core 2Ghz smartphone for 2012
Tricia Duryee / eMoney:
Wal-Mart Acquires Kosmix to Move Into Social and Mobile — Wal-Mart is buying Kosmix, a Mountain View, Calif.-based company that has built a social media platform that organizes content by topic. — The company did not disclose terms of the agreement, but said the acquisition would be instrumental …
Discussion: TechCrunch and Datawocky
Anand Rajaraman / Datawocky: Retail + Social + Mobile = @WalmartLabs
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune:
Apple Q2 2011 earnings preview — Fortune's final poll of Apple analysts — professional and amateur — Here are the final estimates — barring last-minute revisions — along with each analyst's rank, where available, in last quarter's earnings smackdown.
Kelly Hodgkins / TUAW: Analysts release their Q2 2011 earnings estimates
Matt Brian / The Next Web:
What Happens To Your Email Address If It Is Stolen? — Over the past few months, many high-profile companies have had their customer details compromised by attackers, targeting the third-party marketing firms that hold email addresses and many other personal details.
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft Blog:
Could Office 15's ‘Moorea’ bring back elements of Microsoft ‘Courier’? — New screen shots, allegedly from an internal milestone build of Office 15, show that Microsoft is making good on hints to add a new application to its next version of its Office suite, which is expected to ship around 2013.
Discussion: The Next Web, WinRumors and Neowin.net
Brad Sams / Neowin.net: Office 15 images show off “Moorea” and more
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Another One Bites The Dust: Yahoo To Kill Buzz On April 21 — We knew this was coming, but Yahoo has announced that it will not longer support Yahoo Buzz, its a Digg-like product where users can rank stories from publishers. — According to a message on the Buzz website: Yahoo! Buzz will be discontinued as of April 21, 2011.
Discussion: Mashable!, The Register, VentureBeat, Light Reading, Softpedia News, PC Magazine and Marketing Pilgrim
Todd Wasserman / Mashable!: RIP Yahoo Buzz
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Yahoo announces the death of Buzz on April 21, but nobody cares
Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine: Yahoo Buzz Shutting Down April 21
Tim Conneally / BetaNews:
Patent that took down Barnes and Noble's Nook revealed — Monday, California-based technology company Spring Design announced that it had been granted the patent for multiple-screen technology that resulted in a lawsuit with Barnes and Noble over the Nook e-reader last year.