The Official Google Blog:
A new kind of computer: Chromebook — A little less than two years ago we set out to make computers much better. Today, we're announcing the first Chromebooks from our partners, Samsung and Acer. These are not typical notebooks. With a Chromebook you won't wait minutes for your computer to boot and browser to start.
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Alex Chitu / Google Operating System: Chromebooks — Fast, simple, secure, built for the Web, doesn't require administration.
Michael Brunton-Spall / Guardian: Google's Chrome browser hits 160m users - but what does it mean for the web?
Todd Bishop / GeekWire: Google Chromebook: Is this your next mobile machine?
Jessica Guynn / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Google announces Chrome notebooks from Acer, Samsung available June 15
Joe Wilcox / BetaNews: Google Chromebook coming June 15, with $20 and $28 student and business monthly subscriptions
Clint Boulton / eWeek: Chrome OS Notebooks Coming from Samsung, Acer June 15
Matt Rosoff / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Chromebooks Won't Push Microsoft Out Of Businesses, Either
James Martin / CNET News: Google unveils first Chromebooks
Cyril Kowaliski / The Tech Report: Acer, Samsung Chromebooks due out on June 15
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land: Google I/O 2011 Chrome Keynote: Chromebooks Come June 15, Angry Birds For Web & More
Jason Mick / DailyTech: Google Airs First “ChromeBooks” by Acer, Samsung
Brett Molina / USA Today: Google unveils Chromebook laptop, launches June 15
Audrey Watters / ReadWriteWeb: Google IO Live Blog: Chrome and Chromebooks (and Angry Birds on the Web)
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: Google Chromebooks: $20/month
Mrinal Desai / @mrinaldesai: A new Kind of computer: Chromebook http://bit.ly/kw1Axc .. so why would this survive against netbooks?
Rajen Sheth / Google Enterprise Blog: New computers for the browser-based world
Doug Aamoth / Techland: Google Announces Expensive Web-Only ‘Chromebooks’
Sardar Mohkim Khan / Startup Meme: Google Chromebook Announced At The Google I/O
Scott Beale / Laughing Squid: Chromebook, Google's New Cloud-Based Laptop
Robert Quigley / Geekosystem: Google Announces Chromebooks from Samsung and Acer, School and Enterprise Rental Plans
Matt Brian / The Next Web: Google offers Chromebooks to businesses, schools starting at $20 per month
Andy Beal / Marketing Pilgrim: You Can Do Everything on the Web With New Google Chromebooks; Will You?
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Google Chromebooks Out June 15, $349 For Consumers, $20-$28 Monthly For Educators/Business — At long last, the Google Chrome OS operating system is going prime time against Windows and Mac computers. On June 15, consumers can by them for a flat rate. Those in education and business have intriguing monthly payment options.
Discussion: TechCrunch, The Toybox Blog, SAI, TomsTechBlog.com, Mashable!, Ubergizmo, ReadWriteWeb and The Orange View
Ricardo Bilton / The Toybox Blog: Google woos the enterprise sector with $28 a month Chromebook
Christina Warren / Mashable!: Google Reveals Details of Chromebook Leasing Plans
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb: Google to Sell $20/Month Laptops
Janko Roettgers / GigaOM:
Google Launches Chromebooks with Samsung and Acer — Samsung and Acer are launching two new notebooks running Google's Chrome OS this summer in the U.S. and six European countries. Acer's Chromebook will start at $349, and Samsung's model will be priced $429 for its WiFi model and $499 for a model with 3G connectivity.
Discussion: CNET News, The Register, Inquirer, Technologizer, NewsGrange, Gizmodo, BGR, LAPTOP Magazine, AnandTech and Electronista
James Martin / CNET News: Day 2 of Google I/O: Chrome, Chrome, Chrome
Dave Neal / Inquirer: Acer and Samsung Chrome notebooks out this June
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Are Chromebooks from the Past or the Future? I Still Can't Tell
Frederic Lardinois / NewsGrange: Google Places Big Bet on Chromebooks
Sam Biddle / Gizmodo: Chrome OS Gets More Computer-y Features
Todd Haselton / BGR: Samsung and Acer to intro Google ‘Chromebooks’ on June 15th
Anand Lal Shimpi / AnandTech: Google IO 2011 Chrome OS Highlights
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily:
Google's Chromebooks Debut June 15 — Evidently Google's Chrome laptop pilot program served its purpose, helping the company to ready the devices for wider distribution. — At the company's annual I/O conference this morning, Google announced the Chromebook, a true consumer version …
Discussion: Engadget, Engadget, The Next Web, GigaOM, VentureBeat, DSLreports, InfoQ, This is my next, eHomeUpgrade, Geek.com, CrunchGear, thechromesource, Techie Buzz, MobileWhack and @michaelkroker
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web: Google announces Chromebooks from Samsung and Acer, Available on June 15th
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: Google Chromebooks: What You Need to Know
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Google announces Chromebooks: Chrome OS powered laptops coming June 15
Dionysios G. Synodinos / InfoQ: Chrome Browser, Web Store and Chromebook at Google I/O Keynote
Alexander Grundner / eHomeUpgrade: Chromebox Could be the Ultimate Family Computer
Daniel Cawrey / thechromesource: Acer and Samsung Chromebooks Will Be Available June 15
Manan Kakkar / Techie Buzz: Acer & Samsung Chromebooks Orders Start June 15 (Specs)
Jeff Baker / MobileWhack: Chrome OS Netbooks Now Known as ChromeBooks
John Biggs / TechCrunch:
Google Announces 160 Million Chrome Users, Massive Improvements Coming — Chrome's user base “more than doubled” in the past year with browser uptake increasing from 70 million to 160 million thanks to Linux, Windows, and OS X versions of the browser finally reaching parity.
Discussion: VentureBeat, Pulse2, Mashable! and The Next Web
Anthony Ha / VentureBeat: Google Chrome users doubled to 160M
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Google Announces 160 Million Chrome Users
Ben Parr / Mashable!: Google Chrome: 160 Million Users & Counting
Courtney Boyd Myers / The Next Web: Google I/O: Chrome now has 160 million users
Donald Melanson / Engadget:
Google makes Chrome Web Store available worldwide, adds in-app purchases and flat five percent fee — Google has just announced that it's making the Chrome Web Store available to the “entire userbase of Chrome,” and in 41 different languages no less, although those outside the current markets …
Mark Sullivan / PC World: Chrome OS Laptops: Google Makes Businesses a Sweet Offer
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: Google says Chrome Web apps more engaging, profitable, launches Web Store to all
Claire Cain Miller / Bits: Google's Chrome Laptops to Go on Sale in June
Christian Zibreg / 9 to 5 Mac: Angry Birds hits Chrome Web Store (yes, it's free)
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: Google Chromebooks: Aimed directly at Microsoft's PC upgrade cycle for $28 a month
Juan Carlos Perez / Computerworld: Google Chrome notebooks due in June from Acer, Samsung
MG Siegler / TechCrunch: Chrome Web Store Goes International And Gains In-App Purchases With 5% Flat Fee
Colleen Taylor / GigaOM: Chrome Web Store Goes Global, Unveils In-App Payments
Cade Metz / The Register: Google opens Chrome Web Store to world+dog
Kim-Mai Cutler / Inside Mobile Apps: Angry Birds Makes the Leap to Web at Google I/O
Dave Neal / Inquirer: Angry Birds comes to Chrome
Marguerite Reardon / CNET News: Google adds in-app payments to Chrome Web Store
Mike Isaac / Gadget Lab: Google Debuts Chromebook, the Web-Only Laptop
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Google Chrome Web App Store Now Available Worldwide
FavBrowser / Web Browser: Chrome Web Store, Now Available Worldwide
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web:
Angry Birds comes to the web, courtesy of WebGL and Chrome [Now Live!]
Angry Birds comes to the web, courtesy of WebGL and Chrome [Now Live!]
Discussion: VentureBeat, Engadget, TechCrunch, Rovio Blog, RazorianFly and @stevenjayl
Matthew Lynley / VentureBeat: Angry Birds flutters over to Chrome
Arron / RazorianFly: Google I/O: Rovio Announces Web-Based Version Of App Store Hit ‘Angry Birds’, Available Later Today
Edward Wyatt / New York Times:
F.C.C. Commissioner To Join Comcast — WASHINGTON - Four months after the Federal Communications Commission approved the merger of Comcast and NBC Universal, one of the commissioners who approved the deal said she would join Comcast to oversee its government affairs office.
Discussion: Company Town and Geekosystem
Brian Stelter / @brianstelter:
Comcast confirms that one of the FCC commissioners who voted for its takeover of NBC, Meredith Baker, is joining Comcast as an SVP.
Comcast confirms that one of the FCC commissioners who voted for its takeover of NBC, Meredith Baker, is joining Comcast as an SVP.
Discussion: Ars Technica, Washington Wire, Tech Daily Dose and Stop the Cap!
Greg Sandoval / Media Maverick:
Music labels to Google: We're counting on Apple — Google unveiled the beta version of its music storage service May 10 at the Google I/O conference in San Francisco. — If Apple rolls out a cloud music service next month, the offering could appear a little dated.
Discussion: AppleInsider, PadGadget, MacRumors, Electronista, MacStories, RazorianFly, iPhone Download Blog, Electronic Frontier Foundation and Crave
Slash Lane / AppleInsider: Music labels expect Apple's ‘iCloud’ to be gold standard ahead of Google, Amazon
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Labels Hoping Apple's Music Service Will Launch at WWDC
Arron / RazorianFly: Record Labels Now Hoping Apple's Cloud-Based Media Service Brings Amazon, Google Back To The Table - [REPORT]
Nicole Lee / Crave: The gadget blog: Music Beta vs. Amazon Cloud
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb:
Google Music vs. Amazon Cloud Drive
Google Music vs. Amazon Cloud Drive
Discussion: MediaMemo, Redmond Pie, Android, PhoneArena, Engadget, TechCrunch, eWeek, Pulse2 and SFWeekly
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: What Kind of Music Service Does Google Really Want, and When Will It Show Up?
MG Siegler / TechCrunch: A First Look At Google Music Beta
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Google Music Beta, Amazon Cloud Challenge Apple's iTunes Model
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Google Director Of Digital Content Jamie Rosenberg Says Music Service Is “Completely Legal”
John Markoff / New York Times:
Google Lobbies Nevada To Allow Self-Driving Cars — Google, a pioneer of self-driving cars, is quietly lobbying for legislation that would make Nevada the first state where they could be legally operated on public roads. — And yes, the proposed legislation would include an exemption …
Discussion: Mashable!, The Toybox Blog, VentureBeat, NBC Bay Area, Techland, Digital Trends, Pulse2, Growthology, WebProNews, Geekosystem, UMBC ebiquity and I4U News
Lauren Indvik / Mashable!: Google Lobbies Nevada To Allow Self-Driving Cars
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Google lobbies Nevada to be first state for self-driving cars
Barbara E. Hernandez / NBC Bay Area: Google Wants Self-Driving Cars in Nevada
Jared Newman / Techland: Google to Nevada: Let Our Cars Drive Themselves
Andrew Couts / Digital Trends: Google petitions Nevada to allow self-driving cars
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Google Lobbying Nevada Politicians To Push For Self-Driving Cars
Josh Wolford / WebProNews: Google Lobbies for Self-Driving Car Legality in Nevada
Robert Quigley / Geekosystem: Google Lobbying Nevada to OK Self-Driving Cars on Public Roads
Josh Constine / Inside Facebook:
Facebook Allows Users to Tag Pages in Photos, Could Bring in New Fans — Starting today, Facebook users will be able to tag Pages in their photos. Page tagged photos will adhere to a user's privacy settings, and will only appear on a Page's Photos tab if set to be visible to everyone.
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, Facebook, TechCrunch, All Facebook, WebProNews, @cdixon, @jason, The Next Web and Mashable!
Dan Rowinski / ReadWriteWeb: Facebook Adds Page Tagging To Photos
Facebook Pages / Facebook: Feature Launch: Photo tagging for Pages
Leena Rao / TechCrunch: Facebook Now Allows You To Tag Pages In Photos
Jackie Cohen / All Facebook: Facebook Finally Launches Improved Photo Tagging
Josh Wolford / WebProNews: Facebook Rolls Out Page Tagging in Photos
Chris Dixon / @cdixon: The Year of the Depend Adult Undergarment is fast approaching. RT Facebook Now Allows You To Tag Brands In Photos http://tcrn.ch/lXcfIa
Jason Calacanis / @jason: Another killer idea from @Facebook: Users can to tag pages in Photos—very @quora like indeed.
Courtney Boyd Myers / The Next Web: Brands will love this: Facebook adds Page tagging to photos
Brenna Ehrlich / Mashable!: You Can Now Tag Pages in Facebook Photos
Paul Sawers / The Next Web:
Think Insights: Google's new site for data addicts — Some people might say that statistics are like mini-skirts: they give good ideas, but hide the most important thing. What nonsense though, statistics, data, hard numbers...whatever you want to call it, are what give businesses and marketers …
Discussion: The Official Google Blog
Google infringes copyright when its services link to newspaper sites, Belgian court rules — A Belgian appeals court has upheld an earlier ruling that Google infringes on newspapers' copyright when its services display and link to content from newspaper websites, according to press reports.
Discussion: @jason, The Register, Alec Saunders, GottaBeMobile, Pulse2, Fast Company, ITProPortal, WebProNews and The Prior Art
Jason Calacanis / @jason: Today in insane 3rd world legal decisions: Google infringes copyright when linking to newspapers, Belgian court
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile: Courts in Belgium Rule Against Google and Linking
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Belgian Court Says Google News Infringes Copyright
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: iFive: Groupon IPO, Google's IP Theft, Chrome-OS Netbooks For Students, EU Rejects Celeb Privacy Law …
Ravi Mandalia / ITProPortal: Google Guilty Of Copyright Infringement Says Belgian Court
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Google Government Issues Galore!
Andrew Goldberg / The Prior Art: Google Loses Newspaper Copyright Case in Belgium
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Exclusive: BranchOut Raises $18M For Facebook-Focused Professional Network — Exclusive: BranchOut, a professional social network for Facebook, has raised $18 million in Series B funding led by Redpoint Ventures with Accel Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, and Floodgate also participating the the round.
Discussion: All Facebook, alarm:clock, VatorNews, Social Markets, Pulse2 and PE Hub Blog
Nick O'Neill / All Facebook: Can $18M Make BranchOut The LinkedIn Of Facebook?
Faith Merino / VatorNews: Branchout raises $18M, launches Jobs Tab
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Professional Social Network Application For Facebook BranchOut Raises $18 Million In Series B
Jonathan Marino / PE Hub Blog: peHUB First Read — To the Market we Go! Was Groupon rushing its IPO?
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Android Market Getting A Major Refresh: Better Discovery, A Redesign, And 99 New Countries — One of the most important pieces in the Android ecosystem is Android Market — Google's application storefront that comes pre-installed on the vast majority of Android devices.
Discussion: Inside Mobile Apps, Engadget, Google Mobile Blog, Mobilized, Electronista, Techie Buzz and MobileCrunch
Kim-Mai Cutler / Inside Mobile Apps: Apps With In-App Billing Represent 14% of Daily Revenue Earned Through Android Market
Donald Melanson / Engadget: Google announces new ways to discover apps on Android Market, more tools for developers
Fernando Delgado / Google Mobile Blog: New ways to discover great apps on Android Market
Ina Fried / Mobilized: Android Market Changes Aimed to Help Users Cut Through Clutter, Developers Make Money
Rajesh Pandey / Techie Buzz: Android Market Gets Some Much Needed Changes!
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft Blog:
A Microsoft cheat sheet for Google I/O — Microsoft, never one to shy away from blog posts touting how it is besting Google, has been quiet about the announcements Googlehas been making at the Google I/O developer conference this week. To fill the void, I thought I'd try my hand at a compare/contrast between the two rivals.
Discussion: ZDNet, Googling Google Blog and Gizmodo
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / ZDNet: So, who wants a Chromebook? (I don't)
Sam Diaz / Googling Google Blog: Over time, Chromebooks can take consumer love (and money) away from Windows, iPad
Sam Biddle / Gizmodo: What (and Why) Is Google's Chromebox?
Jim Puzzanghera / L.A. Times Tech Blog:
Senators grill AT&T and T-Mobile CEOs over their proposed merger — Skeptical lawmakers on Wednesday interrogated the chief executives of AT&T Inc. and T-Mobile USA about their proposed merger, raising concerns that the $39-billion deal would increase prices for wireless consumers by creating a market dominated by two huge players.
Discussion: This is my next, eWeek, Computerworld, DSLreports, Ars Technica, Adweek, ReadWriteWeb, NewEnterprise, ITworld.com and FierceWireless
Michelle Maisto / eWeek: ATandT Drops $1 Billion on Cloud, Defends T-Mobile Deal
Grant Gross / Computerworld: Senators question AT&T acquisition of T-Mobile USA
Nate Anderson / Ars Technica: Senate probes “unfixable” AT&T/T-Mobile deal
Adweek: AT&T, T-Mobile Get Earful From Democrats Hearing on deal focuses on prospect of new Ma Bell By Katy Bachman
Dan Rowinski / ReadWriteWeb: Lawmakers Take Their First Whack at AT&T/T-Mobile Merger
Arik Hesseldahl / NewEnterprise: AT&T CEO Stephenson Defends Deal For T-Mobile From Senators
Chris Nerney / ITworld.com: AT&T, T-Mobile chief executives pitch merger to skeptical antitrust panel
Ingrid Lunden / mocoNews:
iFlowReader Latest App To Shut Up Shop, Blames Apple's IAP, Agency Models — Remember all those complaints about Apple's new in-app purchasing policy when it first launched? Those have somewhat died down, but they haven't stopped altogether: The developers of the iPhone …
Discussion: TUAW, Gizmodo, Fortune, App Advice, MacRumors iPhone Blog, iFlowReader, ReadWriteWeb, 9 to 5 Mac, CNET News, Apple Bitch, Inquirer, PC World, iClarified, RazorianFly, The Next Web, Pulse2 and FierceWireless
Richard Gaywood / TUAW: iFlow Reader calls it quits, abandons App Store
Max Behrman / Gizmodo: The End of the Road for BeamItDown and iFlowReader App
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: iFlow Reader is closing down, a victim of Apple's 30% cut
Bryan M. Wolfe / App Advice: Developer About Apple: “They Screwed Us”
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb: iFlow Reader Closes Shop, Says Apple “Screwed Us”
Christian Zibreg / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple's 30 percent rule forces eBook publisher to shut down
David Carnoy / CNET News: As iFlow Reader app closes, harsh words for Apple
Spencer Dalziel / Inquirer: Apple kills an ebook company with its pricing greed
Tony Bradley / PC World: R.I.P. iFlowReader: How Apple Policy Crushed a Small Company
Arron / RazorianFly: eBook Publisher Forced To Shut Down As Apple's 30 Percent Requirement Eats Too Far Into Margins
Matt Brian / The Next Web: iFlowReader Shutters iOS e-Reader Service, Blames Apple's 30% In-App Purchase Cut
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: BeamItDown Software Shutting Down iFlowReader App Due To Apple In-App Purchases Policies
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker:
How Groupon Royally Screws European Businesses — In the oddly satisfying slow-motion backlash against Groupon, one of the chief objections from business owners is that Groupon takes a hefty cut of the proceeds for doing nothing but selling the coupons, leaving the businesses themselves with all the work and all the risk.
Discussion: Wall Street Journal
Michael Hickins / Wall Street Journal: Groupon's Uneven Fee Split on Overseas Deals
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Coming This Summer: Fully Offline Gmail, Google Calendar, And Google Docs — While it hasn't always been clear just how big of a bet Google was going to make on Chrome OS, after Google I/O today, it seems very clear that they're very serious. With the launch of Chromebooks …
Discussion: LAPTOP Magazine, Engadget and Between the Lines Blog, Thanks:2009mrcrmsales
Meghan J. McDonough / LAPTOP Magazine: Angry Birds Comes To Chrome And The Web
Vlad Savov / Engadget: Google adding Netflix, Hulu support, offline Gmail, Calendar and Docs to Chrome OS this summer …
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: Google boosts Chrome App store: Angry Birds; Developers keep 95 percent of revenue
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog:
Cisco third quarter better than expected — Cisco delivered better-than-expected third quarter earnings and CEO John Chambers said the company has “a clear game plan” to “transition to the next phase.” — As noted previously, it was a busy quarter for Cisco, which exited its Flip camera business and reorganized to improve focus.
Discussion: The Tech Trade, Tech Trader Daily and GMSV
Eric Savitz / The Tech Trade: Cisco FY Q3 Profits Top Ests; Margins Beat; To Cut Expenses $1B; Layoffs Coming; Shares Rally
Levi Sumagaysay / GMSV: Stock watching: Microsoft, eBay, Cisco
Matt Burns / CrunchGear:
Hands-On With Android 3.1 On The Motorola Xoom — Google announced Android 3.1 earlier today at I/O. More surprising than the OS itself (which was expected, really) was that it was rolling out to Verizon Xooms today. Google failed to announce when it was hitting other devices beside Google TV …
Discussion: VatorNews, Datamation, GigaOM, eWeek, I4U News, Phones Review, CNET News, Electronista and Liliputing
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: The coolest announcements at Google I/O 2011
Quin Street Corporation / Datamation: Google's Desktop Android: Are Apple and Microsoft Worried?
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: Judging the Google I/O Android News and Predictions
Clint Boulton / eWeek: Enterprise Mobility: Google I/O Delivers Taste of Android ‘Honeycomb’ 3.1, Ice Cream Sandwich
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Google hands out 5,000 free Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android Tablets to Google I/O Attendees
Lawrence Drummond / Phones Review: Motorola Xoom Android 3.1 Honeycomb Update Official
Stephen Shankland / CNET News: 5,000 Samsung tablets for Google I/O attendees
Anthony Ha / VentureBeat:
“Wallet of the future” Pageonce raises $15M — Pageonce, which helps manage financial accounts and bills through your smartphone, just announced that it has raised $15 million in a new round of funding. — It seems like the Palo Alto, Calif. company has become more focused over time.
Discussion: TechCrunch, eMoney, Social Markets, VatorNews, Pulse2, Xconomy and silicontap.com
Rip Empson / TechCrunch: Pageonce Raises $15 Million, Aims To Make Your Smartphone The ‘Wallet Of The Future’
Tomio Geron / Social Markets: PageOnce Raises $15 Million Towards Mobile Wallet
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Financial Management App Company Pageonce Raises $15 Million
Wade Roush / Xconomy: Pageonce Adds $15M
Federico Viticci / MacStories:
Apple Stops Serving iAds In Apps Targeted To Kids — Since its introduction last year, Apple's iAd advertising network has been off to a somehow rough start: touted as the best way for advertisers to build interactive campaigns to deliver effortlessly to iOS users, the service was repeatedly criticized …
Leslie Horn / PC Magazine: Report: Apple Boots iAds from Kid-Focused Apps
Jacqui Cheng / Ars Technica: Apple quietly changes iAd policy for kid-targeted apps
Cody / iPhone Download Blog: Apple no Longer Serving iAds to Kids, Seriously Impacts Some Developers
Christian Zibreg / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple stops serving iAds in kids apps for iPad
Jason Ankeny / FierceMobileContent: Apple removes iAds from apps targeting children
Kelly Hodgkins / TUAW: Apple pulls iAds from apps for kids
Mike Zornek / Clickable Bliss Blog: iAd Policy Change: No more kid-focused apps.
Dan Seifert / MobileBurn.com: Apple pulls iAds from children's apps on iOS
Josh Ong / AppleInsider:
Apple looking into senate request for DUI checkpoint app removals — During a U.S. Senate subcommittee hearing on Tuesday, Apple Vice President of Software Technology Guy L. “Bud” Tribble told senators that the company is in the process of “looking into” the legality of apps that broadcast police DUI checkpoints.
Discussion: TiPb, iPhone Download Blog and RazorianFly
Olivier Laurent / British Journal of Photography:
TwitPic signs controversial deal with celebrity photo agency — TwitPic is claiming a “worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable license” on all images uploaded to the service, as the firm signs a deal with celebrity photo agency WENN
Discussion: The Next Web, TwitPic Blog, Mashable!, TechCrunch Europe, SocialTimes.com and Technology & …
Mike Butcher / TechCrunch Europe: As Twitpic signs a deal with a picture agency, Mobypicture hands control back
Post by Venkat Balasubramani / Technology & …: Twitpic Modifies Terms and Claims Exclusive Rights to Distribute Photos Uploaded to Twitpic