Check out Mini-Techmeme for simple mobiles or Techmeme Mobile for modern smartphones.
5:30 AM ET, May 30, 2011

Techmeme

 Top Items: 
Evan Blass / pocketnow.com:
Asus Padfone Fully Exposed (Images)  —  This is the Asus Padfone being introduced tomorrow: a package consisting of an Android smartphone and tablet to dock it with.  Dock inside is more appropriate, as the “fone” appears to be fully consumed by the “Pad” when the two are merged.
Sean Hollister / Engadget:
Android Market's most popular emulators disappear without a trace (update)  —  If you're an Android gamer, chances are you've heard of Nesoid, Snesoid, Gensoid, N64oid, Ataroid, Gearoid and Gameboid: they're all video game console emulators developed by yongzh, and many ranked among the most popular paid apps on the Android Market.
Xeni Jardin / Boing Boing:
PBS hacked in retribution for Frontline Wikileaks episode  —  The PBS.org website, and data associated with the PBS television network, its programs, and its affiliate stations, appear to have just been hacked by an entity calling itself LulzSec (or “The Lulz Boat").
RELATED:
Darren Pauli / SC Magazine Australia:
Hacked PBS reports TuPac, Biggie alive  —  Hackers steal admin credentials, run rampart on PBS.  —  Tweet Comments  —  Hackers have infilitrated the US Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and published a report that claims legendary rappers Tupac and Biggie Smalls are alive in New Zealand.
Vlad Savov / Engadget:
NVIDIA's quad-core Kal-El used to demo next-gen mobile graphics, blow minds (video)  —  You might think yourself too grown-up to be wowed by shiny, glittery things, but we doubt many will be able to watch NVIDIA's new Glow Ball tech demo without a smidgen of childlike glee.
Ethan McKinney / Conceivably Tech:
Linus Torvalds Approves Linux 3.0 RC1  —  Nearly 20 years after Linus Torvalds' first Linux post and after 39 major releases for the Linux 2.6 kernel, the OS inventor signed off on Linux 3.0.  The new kernel is now available as RC1.  Torvalds posted the 3. RC1 as a 93 MB download …
Bradley Wint / BlogTechnical:
[Update] Skype installs EasyBits Go CrapWare on your systems without users' prior knowledge  —  It seems that Skype is automatically installing crapware called EasyBits Go without informing or asking users for installation permission.  —  This morning I was notified that Skype needed third-party access …
Jean-Louis Gassée / Monday Note:
Google Wallet: Big Deal or another Buzz?  —  After weeks of rumors, Google finally announced its near field communication payment system, christened Google Wallet.  It must be big because PayPal sued, but how big?  —  Let's start with the basics.  —  First, the ostensible goal is to get rid …
Discussion: Singularity Hub
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Here's How You Might Be Able To Watch Live TV, For Free, On Your iPad  —  Your iPad can do lots of things, but live TV generally isn't one of them.  With a few exceptions, the TV networks don't want their programming going out live anywhere but your big screen, under their supervision.
Discussion: FierceIPTV, App Advice and iClarified, Thanks:beet_tv
Nilay Patel / This is my next:
Samsung's lawyers demand to see the iPhone 5 and iPad 3  —  We always knew the Apple / Samsung lawsuit would produce some major fireworks, and Samsung just lit off a corker: the company filed a motion Friday night asking Apple to turn over the iPhone 5 and iPad 3 as part of the discovery process.
Eric Eldon / Inside Social Games:
As Zynga Looks to IPO, Its Traffic on Facebook Stays High  —  Most developers on Facebook have many ups and downs, with an emphasis on the downs over the last 12 months or so as Facebook has cut back on viral channels.  Zynga stands out not just for dwarfing the rest of the market …
Discussion: Softpedia News and ReveNews
Zee / The Next Web:
Ultra-minimalist writing app iA Writer now available for Mac  —  If you're a minimalism freak you've come to the right place.  Today marks the release of iA writer for Mac, a writing app or rather “digital writing tool” with so much minimalism, there's barely anything there.
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Techmeme at 5:30 AM ET, May 30, 2011.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Techmeme Sponsor Posts: 
Intel:
Managing a Complex Multi-Cloud Environment Requires a Reliable Ecosystem  —  To avoid vendor lock-in and effectively manage your mission critical workload needs, you need a reliable ecosystem and architecture
Vesto:
The treasury management platform built for startups  —  Put your idle cash to work, earn higher yields, and extend your runway with Vesto.
Zoho:
Introducing Advanced Multi-currency Handling  —  Businesses deal with multiple clients across borders and it is a challenging task to collect payments in their preferred currencies.  This is now effortless with our new Advanced Multi-currency Handling.
Census:
Figma's CFO on how they built a $20B business with data  —  From Series B to acquisition, Figma needed Census to scale their business operations on top of their data warehouse.
Climate Draft:
Climate Career Resources for Laid Off Tech Workers  —  Your skills are in demand!  Check out our jobs board, learn about the climate ecosystem, and join our directory to make yourself discoverable to top venture-backed startups.
Sponsor Techmeme
 
 See Also: 
Techmeme: site main
Techmeme River: reverse chronological Techmeme
Techmeme Mobile: for phones
Techmeme Leaderboard: Techmeme's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
Techmeme RSS feed
Techmeme on Twitter
 
 
 More Items: 
Zee M Kane / The Next Web:
The Truth About That ‘Landmark’ Twitter Case
Maciej Ceglowski / Pinboard:
Remembrance of Links Past
Tresa Baldas / Detroit Free Press:
Federal inmates eligible to use e-mail
David Streitfeld / New York Times:
Funny or Die: Groupon's Fate Hinges on Words
Ryan Singel / Epicenter:
Wolfram Alpha Turns 2: ‘People Just Need What We Are Doing’
Bethany Overland / TechFlash:
E-sales to imprints: Amazon's ambitious publishing plan
Discussion: Brij Singh's Blog
 Earlier Items: 
Mike Butcher / TechCrunch Europe:
Greylock Partners launches new $160 million tech fund for Europe and Israel
Discussion: SAI, VentureBeat and TechCrunch
Tom Espiner / CNET News:
Zuckerberg: Privacy anxiety is fleeting
Arik Hesseldahl / AllThingsD:
Lockheed Martin Confirms It Came Under Attack