Apple said to introduce curved-glass iPhone 5 — There has been a fair amount of buzz on the iPhone 5, and the latest being circulated around the supply chain in Taiwan is that Apple is going to adopt a curved cover glass for its next generation model, according to industry sources.
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Bryan M. Wolfe / App Advice: The Next iPhone: Wow, Look At Those Curves
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Latest rumor on iPhone 5: it will have a curved glass cover
Daniel Ionescu / PC World: iPhone 5 Said to Have Curved Glass Screen
Adam Rosenberg / Digital Trends: Latest iPhone 5 rumor points to curved glass displays
Lance Whitney / CNET News: Rumor: iPhone 5 may use curved glass screen
Zach Epstein / BGR: iPhone 5 to feature curved glass display according to rumor
Matt Peckham / Techland: Rumor: ‘iPhone 5’ to Sport Curved Glass Touchscreen
Josh Wolford / WebProNews: iPhone 5 Rumor: Curved Glass
Layne Heiny / Technology Questions: Apple iPhone 5 and Curved Glass
Andrew Wray / TiPb: iPhone 5 to introduce curved-glass design?
Brad Spirrison / Appolicious Advisor: iPhone 5 rumor of the day: Curved-glass iPhone 5 coming
Jon / Fonehome: iPhone 5 curved screen
Kristy Korcz / GeekSugar: Will the iPhone 5 Have a Curved Glass Display?
Goncalo Ribeiro / Redmond Pie: iPhone 5 To Feature A Curved Glass Screen Like Nexus S [Report]
Graham Spencer / MacStories: iPhone 5 To Feature Curved Glass Screen?
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: iPhone 5 rumored to sport Curved Glass
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Rumor: iPhone 5 to have a curved glass display, similar to older iPod nano models
Chris Davies / SlashGear: iPhone 4S/5 to have curved glass fascia?
Sean Fallon / Know Your Cell: The iPhone 5 could feature a curved glass display
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Digitimes: iPhone 5 to employ curved glass?
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Rumor: iPhone 5 to Have Curved Glass Screen?
Arnold Kim / MacRumors:
Apple to Introduce a Curved-Glass iPhone 5?
Apple to Introduce a Curved-Glass iPhone 5?
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Kit Eaton / Fast Company: iPhone 5 Rumor Round-Up: Curvy Screen, World-Phone Chips, Augmented Reality
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: Next iPhone to Have Curved Glass Screen?
Matthew Humphries / Geek.com: Apple buys glass cutters for curved iPhone 5 display
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD:
Foursquare and Groupon Planning Distribution Deal — Daily deals leader Groupon and social location innovator Foursquare are in partnership talks, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter. — The arrangement is likely to see Groupon deals targeted to Foursquare users' check-ins.
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Dan Rowinski / ReadWriteWeb: Groupon Staying Ahead of the Game: Rumored to be in Talks with Foursquare
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch: Dennis Crowley's Mom Actually Bought Him That Gap Ad Outfit
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry / SAI: Groupon And Foursquare Are Working On A Big Partnership
Ben Parr / Mashable!: Should Groupon Acquire Foursquare?
Scott Austin / @scottmaustin: Dennis Crowley refuses to answer Arrington's question onstage as to whether Foursquare signed a deal with Groupon. http://bit.ly/kVBXHn
Chris Thompson / About Foursquare: Foursquare reportedly in talks to integrate Groupon Now notifications
David Hirschman / Street Fight: Street Fight Daily: 05.23.11
Stuart Dredge / Mobile Entertainment: Loopt and Groupon team up for real-time local offers (in Chicago)
Emily Price / TechnoBuffalo: Are Location-Based Deals The Wave Of The Future?
Surur / WMPoweruser.com:
Over 500 new features coming in Windows Phone 7.5 — Apologies for the low volume. — Microsoft has been speaking at the Japanese Microsoft Developer Forum 2011 and amongst the wide range of topics he covered he also spoke about the next version of Windows Phone 7.
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Jeffrey Van Camp / Digital Trends: Microsoft CEO promises 500 new features in Windows Phone Mango
Vlad Savov / Engadget: Steve Ballmer promises ‘over 500’ new features in Mango, teases new WP handsets for tomorrow
Ellis Hamburger / SAI: BALLMER: We're Adding 500 New Features To Windows Phones This Fall
Paul Lamkin / Pocket-lint: Windows Phone 7.5 to add 500 new features
RitvikReddy / MacHackPC: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer reveals over 500 features in Windows Phone 7.5 [Video]
Tim Schiesser / Neowin.net: WP7 “Mango” to include over 500 new features
Richard Edmonds / WPCentral.com: Ballmer states Mango will contain 500 new features
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Bloatware Alert: There are 500 New Features in Windows Phone 7 Mango says Ballmer
Matt Warman / Telegraph:
HP: ‘Touchpad will be better than number one’ tablet — HP talks up forthcoming Touchpad tablet ahead of European launch later in the year and announces first app partners — HP will emulate its PC market success in the tablet world when it launches the Touchpad over the summer, the company's European head Eric Cador has claimed.
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Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: HP: “In the Tablet World We're Going to Become Better Than Number One. We Call It Number One Plus”
Christian Zibreg / 9 to 5 Mac: HP on iPad: “We're going to become better than number one”
Don Reisinger / Crave: The gadget blog: HP: TouchPad will become ‘number one plus’
Tim Stiffler-Dean / PreCentral.net: Big Talk from HP Europe: TouchPad will be “Better than #1” with thousands of big name apps
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile: HP Says TouchPad Will Be ‘Number One Plus’
Doug Aamoth / Techland: Number One Plus: Can HP Tablets Take Down the iPad?
Shane McGlaun / SlashGear: TouchPad will be “number one plus” tablet promises HP
Amar Toor / Engadget: HP thinks the TouchPad will be ‘better than number one,’ if that's even possible
Prasad / GSMArena Blog: HP plans to become better than number one in tablet space, invents a new number in process
Sammual James McLoughlin / PalmAddicts: HP thinks the TouchPad will be ‘better than number one,’ if that's even possible
Christopher Meinck / Everything webOS: HP TouchPad Will Be “Better Than Number One” Says HP Euro Chief
Naked Security / Sophos:
Sony BMG Greece the latest hacked Sony site — In what seems to be a neverending nightmare it appears that the website of Sony BMG in Greece has been hacked and information dumped. — An anonymous poster has uploaded a user database to pastebin.com, including the usernames …
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Andrew Couts / Digital Trends: Sony BMG Greece website hacked, user data revealed
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Sony Music Greece site hacked — likely won't be the last
Jason Mick / DailyTech: Sony Appears to Have Lost Yet Another User Database
Josh Wolford / WebProNews: Sony Hacked Again, BMG Greece Latest Target
Rosa Golijan / msnbc.com: Greek Sony Music site hacked, user data exposed
Steve Ragan / The Tech Herald Technology News: Seven security incidents in two months - Sony's nightmare grows
George Wong / Ubergizmo: Sony BMG Greece hacked
John Leyden / The Register: Sony BMG Greece hacked
Jonathan Soble / Financial Times: Tax charge takes Sony into $3bn loss
Parmy Olson / Disruptors: Sony Greek Website Is Latest To Be Hacked
Tim Schiesser / Neowin.net: Sony BMG Greece hacked, 8,385 users compromised
Parmy Olson / Disruptors: Morning Tech Wrap: Twitter, Apple, LinkedIn
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Sony BMG Greece Website Gets Hacked
Paperghost / GFI Labs blog: Another day, another Sony breach?
Joe Martin / bit-tech.net: Sony's Thai and Japanese sites hacked
Arnold Kim / MacRumors:
Foxconn to Suppliers: iPad 2 Production (and Next iPhone?) Will Not Be Delayed Due to Explosion — Beyond the obvious human toll of last week's Foxconn factory explosion, there's been speculation about how the incident may affect Apple's iPad 2 production.
Richi Jennings / Computerworld: iPad 2 “not” delayed, iPhone 5 release date uncertain, after Foxconn explosion
David Pierson / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Another worker dies from explosion at Foxconn plant
Richard Lai / Engadget: Foxconn confirms third death from explosion, earlier watchdog report points at aluminum dust (updated)
Kara Swisher / All Things Digital: Third Foxconn Worker Dies Due to Explosion, Apparently Caused by “Combustible Dust”
Craig Agranoff / Rev2.org: Foxconn to Apple: iPad 2 Production Remains On Schedule
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Apple And Foxconn Issue Statements On Explosion
Michael Santo / Examiner: Analysts: Chengdu plant closure won't significantly affect iPad 2 production
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Foxconn Says iPad 2 Production Will Not Be Delayed After Explosion
Steve Mayo / AllNewsMac: Foxconn says iPad production will not be affected after the explosion at its plant
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune:
Foxconn closes its polishing plants; effect on iPad unclear — The explosion that killed three in Chengdu on Friday has been traced to a dust-collecting duct — Broken windows and twisted metal from the blast. Photo: M.I.C. Gadget — There were several developments over the weekend following …
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: Foxconn explosion: Apple iPad supply impact unclear, dangers of combustible dust
Andrew Couts / Digital Trends: Foxconn explosion death toll rises; iPad 2 output possibly affected by disaster
Michael Kan / Macworld: Third employee dies from Foxconn factory explosion
Alex Brooks / World of Apple: Fallout From Foxconn Plant Explosion Continues
Andrew Wray / TiPb: Third worker dies from explosion at Foxconn plant
Nick Farrell / TechEye: Foxconn death toll for the iPad 2 increases
Softpedia News: Foxconn May See Another Wave of Suicides as Management Pushes to Keep iPad 2 Units Flowing - Speculation
Aries Poon / Wall Street Journal: Hon Hai Suspends China Plants After Blast
Christian Zibreg / 9 to 5 Mac: The Foxconn explosion might affect up to one third of total iPad 2 output
Shane McGlaun / SlashGear: Third worker dies after Foxconn plant explosion, Foxconn and Apple offer statements
Matt Brian / The Next Web: Foxconn plant explosion could potentially affect iPad 2 availability by 30%
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: Inside the Apple iPad factory
Michael Gartenberg / Macworld:
Apple keeps on giving lessons in retail — If you shop in the U.S., you're likely familiar with the Nordstrom brand. It's not just another department store: It's a business with legendary customer support. — Nordstrom is noted for taking returns on everything they've sold for any reason.
Vlad Savov / Engadget:
ASUS gets Computex 2011 started early with a tablet teaser — Oh ASUS, what are you up to now? The company that brought us the wildly popular Eee Pad Transformer has another new tablet brewing in its design labs, which we're promised we'll get to witness for the first time at Computex 2011.
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Adam Rosenberg / Digital Trends: ASUS teases new device to debut at Computex 2011
Matt Black / Techinstyle.tv: Teaser Week: A never-before seen ASUS Tablet
Chris Davies / SlashGear: ASUS tablet tease tips new slate for Computex 2011
Chris Davies / Android Community: ASUS previews new tablet ahead of Computex debut
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Asus Plans to Break the Rules With New Tablet
John Markoff / New York Times:
Suit Claims Cisco Helped China Pursue Falun Gong — SAN FRANCISCO — Cisco, the maker of Internet routing gear, customized its technology to help China track members of the Falun Gong spiritual movement, according to a federal lawsuit filed last week by members of the movement.
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Michael Kan / PC World: Lawsuit Claims Cisco Aided Chinese Repression
Steven Musil / CNET News: Lawsuit accuses Cisco of aiding Chinese repression
Don Clark / Wall Street Journal: Falun Gong Practitioners Sue Cisco
Emma Woollacott / TG Daily: Cisco fostered Chinese repression, says lawsuit
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Foursquare To Power INQ Mobile's Location Based Services — INQ, one of the first partners to add the Facebook social layer to its Cloud Touch phone has announced today via Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley at TechCrunch that it will be using the Foursquare location layer to visualize location content for its users.
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Alyson Shontell / SAI: Foursquare's Big Announcement At Disrupt, Revealed
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Foursquare will power location data for Inq Cloud Touch “Facebook phone”
Chris Thompson / About Foursquare: INQ Touch bakes foursquare directly into the OS
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Fred Wilson More Or Less Confirms Twitter Stock Sale, Says Secondary Sales Often “Prudent” — To kick off TechCrunch Disrupt today in New York, Erick Schonfeld took the stage to interview investor Fred Wilson, of Union Square Ventures. For background, Wilson was early investor in Twitter …
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Alyson Shontell / SAI: Fred Wilson Doesn't Deny That He's Sold Twitter Stock
Eric Slivka / MacRumors:
Apple Officially in Discussions for Retail Store Space in Grand Central Terminal — Grand Central Terminal leasing plan (PDF) with Metrazur on East Balcony at right — Earlier this year, reports surfaced claiming that Apple was pursuing a potential new retail store location …
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Andrew Grossman / Wall Street Journal: Grand Central Apple Store Seed Planted
Dan Duray / Betabeat: Booting Up: Free Speech Edition
Laura Kusisto / New York Observer: Apple Back Dreaming About Grand Central Store
Graham Spencer / MacStories: Reports Of A Grand Central Apple Store Resurface