Arnold Kim / MacRumors:
iTunes Leaks ‘Automatic Download’ Over-the-Air Updates in iOS 5 [Updated] — In the days leading to WWDC, Apple's iTunes seems to have leaked a new feature that must be coming in iOS 5. A MacRumors reader discovered (and we verified) that when asking iTunes to check your app library for updates …
Discussion: CNET News, Engadget, Examiner, Ars Technica, Gizmodo, iPhone Download Blog, App Advice, Digital Trends, Tech GadgetX, Redmond Pie, AppleInsider, TiPb, 9 to 5 Mac, MacStories, Softpedia News, Electronista, TUAW and iClarified, Thanks:arnoldkim
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: iTunes slip-up reveals auto app updates feature
Dana Wollman / Engadget: iTunes leak suggests ‘Automatic Download’ over-the-air updates are coming in iOS 5
Michael Santo / Examiner: OTA updates of iOS apps pointed to by iTunes leak
Jack Loftus / Gizmodo: “Automatic Download” iTunes Leak Hints at Wireless iOS App Updates, Less Syncing
Joe White / App Advice: Apple Leaks New Feature: “Automatic Download” - Over The Air App & Software Updates?
Trevor Mogg / Digital Trends: Automatic app updates likely with Apple's iOS 5
Goncalo Ribeiro / Redmond Pie: Automatic Download Option For Over-The-Air App Updates Coming To iOS 5
Chris Oldroyd / TiPb: Automatic OTA app updates coming with iOS 5?
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple to offer automatic App Store app updates in iOS with ‘Automatic Download’
Chris Rawson / TUAW: Rumor: ‘Automatic Download’ of app updates in iOS 5
Conor Sen / Minyanville:
Groupon is Effectively Insolvent — I'll start by tipping my hat to Andrew Mason. He caught social mood just right, creating a coupon/local/flashmob hybrid business model at the perfect time, and has created the fastest-growing company on a revenue basis in American history.
Discussion: dan shipper, knewton.com, @dondodge and eWeek
Jose Ferreira / knewton.com: Groupon Is a Straight-Up Ponzi Scheme
Don Dodge / @dondodge: Groupon IPO getting bad reviews on @Techmeme Every story negative. http://techme.me/Bck7 No barriers to entry, declining margins, cashflow
Clint Boulton / eWeek: Groupon, Google on Different Paths to Contextual Discovery
David Sinsky / Yipit Blog:
Groupon S-1 Reveals Business Model Deteriorating in Oldest Markets — While no one has ever doubted Groupon's impressive topline growth - the question has always been around the defensibility of a business that has so few barriers to entry. — In its long awaited S-1, it's clear that Groupon has impressive topline growth.
Discussion: Andrew Chen, Brij Singh's Blog, Betabeat, Online Marketing Trends, SAI, The Business Insider, Short Logic, GigaOM, Quora, The Awl and Screenwerk, more at Mediagazer », Thanks:yipitdata
Andrew Chen / @andrewchen: “Anyone can start a Groupon!” and other startup myths
Digital Trends / Online Marketing Trends: Taking On Groupon : Know The Challengers
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry / SAI: 10 HUGE Questions Raised By Groupon's IPO Filing
Inside Investor Relations / The Business Insider: Groupon filing adds spice to lackluster IPO market
David Heinemeier Hansson / Short Logic: Groupon IPO: Pass on this deal
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Groupon: Doomed to Fail or Worth a Leap? A Twitter Debate
Rakesh Agrawal / Quora: What are the most notable aspects of the Groupon S-1?
Choire Sicha / The Awl: The Ferocious Attack on Groupon
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: Groupon's Numbers Day 2: Is the Model Broken?
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry / SAI:
That Queasy Feeling You Get Reading The Groupon S-1 Doesn't Come From One Thing But From Everything — There are many things that feel a bit “off” in Groupon's IPO filing. — But the biggest takeaway from the filing, as our boss Nicholas Carlson put it in our SAIcast yesterday …
LulzSec versus FBI Affiliates + Whitehats — Dear Internets, It has come to our unfortunate attention that NATO and our good friend Barrack Osama-Llama 24th-century Obama have recently upped the stakes with regard to hacking. They now treat hacking as an act of war.
Discussion: @kevinmitnick, CNET News, Unveillance, Boing Boing, Naked Security, Gawker, @ioerror, @alfrules, THN, @flexxpoint, @lulzsec, @sacboy916, L.A. Times Tech Blog, @jaraparilla and Slashdot
Kevin Mitnick / @kevinmitnick: Lulzsec apparently hacked the FBI infragard web site. Talk about poking the tiger.
Elinor Mills / CNET News: Exclusive: CEO says hackers tried to extort data, money
Rob Beschizza / Boing Boing: LulzSec claims FBI affiliate hacked, users and botnet use exposed (Updated)
Naked Security / Sophos: Infragard Atlanta, an FBI affiliate, hacked by LulzSec
Max Read / Gawker: LulzSec Hackers Go After FBI Affiliates
Jacob Appelbaum / @ioerror: @kevinmitnick Last year at defcon a guy in an infraguard shirt nearly hit me with a pint of beer for my HOPE keynote. Some tiger!
Tim Walker / @alfrules: Instead of setting the bar high @LulzSec threw it out the window, Sony yesterday and a FBI division devoted to cyber security today. Wow
@flexxpoint: FBI logins/Karim chatlog/information: http://is.gd/A0qQ2y Karim's emails (700MB): http://is.gd/uSZEoE via @LulzSec
The Lulz Boat / @lulzsec: 700MB in emails: http://lulzsecurity.com/releases/ F**k%20FBI%20Friday%20%28FFF%29.torrent | If it doesn't work, F5 a lot - blame #CloudFlare
Jas / @sacboy916: @LulzSec http://www.linkedin.com/company/ infragard-atlanta-members-alliance this alliance is designed to protect IT systems from hackers
Sal Rodriguez / L.A. Times Tech Blog: LulzSec claims to have hacked FBI-affiliated website
Gary Lord / @jaraparilla: A group called @LulzSec just reverse-hacked the FBI, revealing official corruption, plus US cyber plans in Libya. http://bit.ly/iUXDuS
Soulskill / Slashdot: Hacker Group LulzSec Challenges FBI 19
Find Out if Your Sony Pictures Subscriber Information Was Leaked Right Here — Sony's been hacked again, with over a million SonyPictures.com accounts lifted, containing vital personal information like home addresses. Is yours included? We've got an exclusive, easy database to check.
Discussion: Computerworld, Redmond Pie, PC World and L.A. Times Tech Blog, Thanks:paulfallon
Goncalo Ribeiro / Redmond Pie: Have You Been Affected By The Most Recent Attack On Sony's Network? Not Sure? Find Out Now
Tony Bradley / PC World: Sony Hacked Again: How Not to Do Network Security
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: LulzSec hackers leak personal data from Sony servers, mock the FBI
Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine:
Sony Pictures Confirms LulzSec Hack as Group Targets FBI — Sony Pictures on Friday confirmed that its Web sites were hacked by a group that identifies itself as LulzSec. — LulzSec, meanwhile, said tonight that it also hacked into FBI-affiliated Web sites.
Discussion: Sony Pictures, New York Times, Softpedia News, CNET News, thinq_, Digital Trends, Neowin.net, Infosecurity.US and GamePolitics News
Elinor Mills / CNET News: Hackers target Sony, Nintendo and FBI partner Web site
Paul Hales / thinq_: Hacker rampage targets Sony, FBI, Nintendo
John Callaham / Neowin.net: More Sony hack attacks; LulzSec goes after FBI affiliated site
Marc Handelman / Infosecurity.US: Infragard Atlanta Chapter Site Defacement & Data Theft
James Fudge / GamePolitics News: Report: Sony Pictures Website Hacked
Paul McDougall / InformationWeek:
Exclusive: Microsoft Has Acquisition Deal With Nvidia — Redmond's purchase option automatically kicks in if a third-party offers $3.4 billion or more for tablet chipmaker's shares. — Microsoft and Nvidia have an agreement in place that spells out terms relating to a possible acquisition …
Discussion: Electronista, Neowin.net, Digital Trends, ITProPortal, WinBeta and Slashdot
John Callaham / Neowin.net: Rumor: Microsoft could acquire Nvidia stock?
Desire Athow / ITProPortal: Microsoft Doesn't Want ANYONE To Acquire Nvidia
BogenDorpher / WinBeta: Microsoft Sets Up Acquisition Deal With Nvidia
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
White-Hot Flickr Alternative 500px Raises $525K In Series A — As the complaints about Flickr continue to pile on, scrappy Toronto-based service 500px continues to grow, going from 1000 users in 2009 to over 85K (around 45K of which have joined in the last three months).
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
The Kno Textbook App Hits The iPad — Last night, Kno quietly released its first digital textbook app for the iPad. It includes its own store of “over 70,000 titles at 30% to 50% off list” price. And the app is a full textbook reader. — Kno, whose CEO Osman Rashid previously founded …
Discussion: App Advice
David Goldman / CNNMoney.com:
How top U.S. government officials got hacked — The targeted phishing scheme that struck hundreds of top U.S. government officials' personal Gmail accounts was neither difficult to perform nor incredibly sophisticated. The attackers were able to pose as legitimate, trusted senders …
Naked Security / Sophos:
Sony Europe hacked by Lebanese hacker... Again — By my count this is unlucky hack number 13 for Sony. A Lebanese hacker known as Idahc dumped another user database at Sony Europe containing approximately 120 usernames, passwords (plain text), mobile phone numbers, work emails and website addresses.
Discussion: Zero Day Blog, AllThingsD, Gadgets DNA and ArabCrunch
Dancho Danchev / Zero Day Blog: Sony Europe hacked by Lebanese grey hat hacker
Arik Hesseldahl / AllThingsD: Sony Hacked for What Seems To Be the Umpteenth Time