Apple Said to Prepare Faster IPhone for September — Apple Inc. (AAPL) plans to introduce a new iPhone in September that boasts a stronger chip for processing data and a more advanced camera, according to two people familiar with the plans. — The device will include the A5 processor …
Discussion: PR Newswire, GigaOM, VatorNews, The Atlantic Wire, The Toybox Blog, BGR, The Register, The Seattle Times, Guardian, CNET News.com, Redmond Pie, App Advice, SAI, MacGazette.net, Appolicious Advisor, GMSV, Edible Apple, Daring Fireball, Geek.com, Gadget Lab, GottaBeMobile, Ars Technica, TiPb, DailyTech, RazorianFly, Disruptors, I4U News, MacStories, iPhone Download Blog, WebProNews, PC World and O'Grady's PowerPage
Mike Wehner / PR Newswire: New iPhone 5 rumors stir buzz among Apple fans
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: A new iPhone in fall sets up a record-crushing holiday quarter for Apple
Faith Merino / VatorNews: Faster iPhone 5 to debut in September
John Hudson / The Atlantic Wire: Your Guide to iPhone 5 Rumors
Ricardo Bilton / The Toybox Blog: Apple rumor roundup: iPhone 5 this September, hi-res iPad 3, Apple-branded televisions?
Gavin Clarke / The Register: Apple's next iPhone planned for September, says report
Charles Arthur / Guardian: iPhone 5 ‘to launch in September’
Lance Whitney / CNET News.com: Report: Apple launching new iPhone in September
Goncalo Ribeiro / Redmond Pie: iPhone 5 Jailbreak To Be Demonstrated Live By ‘p0sixninja’ At MyGreatFest When It Releases This Fall
Henry Blodget / SAI: Finally...An Explanation For iPhone 5 Delay — Apple Pushed Back Release To Wait For iOS 5
Phil Hornshaw / Appolicious Advisor: Rumors conflict on iPhone 5, when to expect it
Levi Sumagaysay / GMSV: Apple news bites: Big patent score, plus a new iPhone in September?
Edible Apple: iOS Rumor Mill - iPhone 5 to launch in September; Apple already working on iPad 3 with improved display
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Bloomberg Apple Rumor Dump
Jennifer Bergen / Geek.com: iPhone 5 with A5 chip, 8MP camera, and iOS 5 arrives August/September
Brian X. Chen / Gadget Lab: Rumor Repeat: iPhone 5 Lands September With Faster A5 Chip
Chris Oldroyd / TiPb: Bloomberg: Apple preparing faster iPhone 5 for September with 8 mega-pixel camera
Jason Mick / DailyTech: Apple Plans September iPhone 5 Launch, New iPad, and “Third World” Budget iPhone
Parmy Olson / Disruptors: Morning Tech Wrap: Apple, Dropbox, LulzSec
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: iPhone 5 comes September: Bloomberg
Chris Crum / WebProNews: iPad 3 Rumors: Higher Resolution Screen
Chris Barylick / O'Grady's PowerPage: Rumor: iPhone 5 with 8MP camera due in September, Hi-Res iPad 3 en route
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
That Apple Television Is Coming This August Alongside The iPhone Nano (And Santa) — I really wanted to do the headline without the Santa bit, but I didn't want to be that much of an ass. — Regardless, let's see how many people report this as fact just from the headline.
Discussion: CNN, Digital Trends, GrindGadget, Tech Trader Daily, ITProPortal, TechnoBuffalo, SAI, O'Grady's PowerPage, Edible Apple and Electricpig.co.uk
Doug Gross / CNN: Apple to start making TVs, report says
Andrew Couts / Digital Trends: Rumor: Apple said to have full television in the works
Tiernan Ray / Tech Trader Daily: Apple: TV Yes, 2011, No, Says Piper
Radu Tyrsina / ITProPortal: Apple To Offer Branded TV Sets?
Sean P. Aune / TechnoBuffalo: Could an Apple TV be Coming as Early as This Fall?
Henry Blodget / SAI: Here Are Some New Details On The iPhone 5... Bloomberg dug …
Edible Apple: Apple branded TV rumors resurface; Can Apple succeed where so many others have failed?
Amazon to launch tablet PCs in August-September, say Taiwan component makers — Amazon is poised to step into tablet PCs and will launch models as son as August-September, with targeted global sales of four million units for 2011, according to Taiwan-based component makers.
Discussion: Mobile Marketing Watch, techblog.dallasnews.com, AllThingsD, App Advice, Shiny Objects, WebProNews, GrindGadget, AppleInsider, Gadget Lab, Electronista, Engadget, MacRumors, paidContent, 9 to 5 Mac, 9to5 Google, TechSpot, MacGazette.net, BGR, Digital Trends, RazorianFly, GottaBeMobile, eWeek and TiPb
Michael / Mobile Marketing Watch: Amazon Expected to Release Eagerly Anticipated Tablet PC Before End of Summer
Victor Godinez / techblog.dallasnews.com: Tech news roundup: plasma TV sales growing, Amazon reportedly releasing Android tablet in August …
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD: iKindle For August?
Bryan M. Wolfe / App Advice: Is Amazon's “iPad Killer” Almost Ready?
Brian Caulfield / Shiny Objects: Report: Amazon To Challenge iPad
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Amazon Tablet to Rival iPad? If Rumor is Accurate.
Christina Bonnington / Gadget Lab: Rumor: Amazon Gunning for a Tablet Release This Fall
Thomas Ricker / Engadget: Amazon tablet with TI processor shipping as early as August?
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Amazon Set to Step Up as Next iPad Competitor
Ingrid Lunden / paidContent: The Latest Amazon Tablet Leak: It's Coming This Autumn
Christian Zibreg / 9 to 5 Mac: Amazon's integrated tablet to arrive in 60 days, mount serious challenge to iPad?
Christian Zibreg / 9to5 Google: DigiTimes: Inaugural Amazon tablet due August-September
Emil Protalinski / TechSpot: Amazon tablet coming as soon as August or September?
Todd Haselton / BGR: Amazon's tablets could launch in August-September time frame
Jeffrey Van Camp / Digital Trends: Amazon Android tablets may launch in Aug-Sept
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile: Amazon Prepping a Tablet for this Fall? Well, yeah.
Clint Boulton / eWeek: Amazon Expects to Sell 4M Tablets This Year: Report
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Amazon launching iPad competitor this fall?
John Biggs / MobileCrunch:
RIM, You're Done Here — Research In Motion is done. They'll be bought in the next year or so, their products will roll into whoever buys them - Microsoft, most probably - and they'll go the way of Nokia, Danger, and countless other mobile platforms. They'll exist independently for a while and then be subsumed.
Discussion: Rethink Wireless and AllThingsD
Caroline Gabriel / Rethink Wireless: Microsoft tipped as acquirer for RIM
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD: RIM's Not a Takeover Target if No One Wants It
Matt Brian / The Next Web:
RIM cuts internal PlayBook sales estimates by more than half
RIM cuts internal PlayBook sales estimates by more than half
Discussion: Computerworld, AllThingsD, The Register, DigiTimes, Hardware 2.0 Blog, Electronista, The Tech Trade, SAI, SlashGear, MacDailyNews and Tech Trader Daily, more at Mediagazer »
Matt Hamblen / Computerworld: RIM drastically cuts PlayBook sales target, report says
Paul Kunert / The Register: RIM cuts PlayBook sales forecast, report says
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0 Blog: RIM already slashing PlayBook sales by more than half
Jay Yarow / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: RIM Reportedly Slashes Internal Estimates For PlayBook Sales
Shane McGlaun / SlashGear: RIM slashes PlayBook sales goals for Q2 2011
Tiernan Ray / Tech Trader Daily: RIM Cuts PlayBook Build Plan, Says DigiTimes
Florian Mueller / FOSS Patents:
Samsung has to wait for iPad 3 and iPhone 5, but Apple may have to wait for a preliminary injunction — Last week I reported on Apple's staunch opposition to Samsung's request for early access to product samples of (and packaging and marketing materials related to) the next generation of the iPad and the iPhone.
Discussion: mocoNews, AllThingsD, App Advice, eWeek, Reuters, PC Magazine, Engadget, MacRumors, AppleInsider, This is my next, IntoMobile, 9 to 5 Mac, TUAW, Electronista, iLounge, iPhone Download Blog, The Loop, iPhone, BGR and Redmond Pie, Thanks:hecatae
Tom Krazit / mocoNews: Sorry Samsung: No iPhone 5 For You (Yet)
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD: Judge to Samsung: Nice Try, but No Early Peek at iPhone 5, iPad 3
Bryan M. Wolfe / App Advice: Judge: Samsung Can't See Apple's Future iDevice Designs, At Least Not Yet
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Samsung Denied Glimpse at Apple iPhone 5, Next iPad in Lawsuit
Dan Levine / Reuters: Samsung won't get peek at unreleased iPhone: ruling
Brian Heater / Engadget: Samsung denied preview of iPad 3, iPhone 5 in ongoing Apple infringement suit
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Samsung's Request to See iPhone 5 and iPad 3 Denied
Wen Muenyi / IntoMobile: New Galaxy Tab 10.1 accessories announced, looking better than iPad 2 counterparts
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac: Samsung's request to see next-gen iPad, iPhone denied, no preliminary injunction yet
Kelly Hodgkins / TUAW: Judge denies Samsung's request to see iPad 3, iPhone 5
Charles Starrett / iLounge: Judge denies Samsung request for iPad 3, iPhone 5
Jim Dalrymple / The Loop: Judge denies Samsung an early look at iPhone 5, iPad 3
J.R. Bookwalter / iPhone: Judge Says No, Samsung, You Can't See Apple's Unreleased Products
Todd Haselton / BGR: Judge denies Samsung access to unreleased iPad, iPhone
Goncalo Ribeiro / Redmond Pie: Court Denies Samsung's Request To See iPhone 5 And iPad 3 Ahead Of Time
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD:
What's the Top-Selling Phone at Verizon and AT&T? — It's been about five months since Apple's iPhone debuted on Verizon's network and already it's the carrier's top-selling handset. This according to BTIG Research (registration required), which spent the past three weeks asking 250 Verizon …
Discussion: BGR, SAI, Electronista, MacGazette.net, iPhone Download Blog, TUAW and PhoneArena
Zach Epstein / BGR: And the best-selling smartphone at AT&T and Verizon stores is...
Dan Frommer / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Apple's YEAR-OLD iPhone 4 Is Still The Top-Selling Smartphone
Kelly Hodgkins / TUAW: iPhone the top smartphone at both AT&T and Verizon
Ina Fried / AllThingsD:
Meet the Stealthy Start-Up That Aims to Sharpen Focus of Entire Camera Industry — A Mountain View start-up is promising that its camera, due later this year, will bring the biggest change to photography since the transition from film to digital. — Ordinarily, I'm turned off by such hyperbole …
Discussion: PR Newswire, PC Magazine, CNN, New York Times, Gadget Lab, LYTRO BLOG, CNET News.com, TechCrunch, Wall Street Journal, Computerworld, Digital Trends, Network World, Fast Company, Laughing Squid, Engadget, Fortune, ben's blog, Serious Compacts, Pocket-lint, thinq_, Fudzilla, Alec Saunders and Techland
Peter Pachal / PC Magazine: Lytro: The Camera That Lets You Shoot Now, Focus Later
Doug Gross / CNN: New camera lets you focus photos after you shoot
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: Lytro Camera Lets You Focus Photos After You Take Them
Stephen Shankland / CNET News.com: Start-up Lytro tries refocusing camera industry
Paul McNamara / Network World: New camera technology lets you shoot first, focus later
Sharif Sakr / Engadget: Lytro's light field camera captures ‘unprecedented’ images, lets you choose focus later
Michal Lev-Ram / Fortune: Can Lytro take on Canon and Nikon?
Ben Horowitz / ben's blog: Lytro and the Magic Camera
Summerkl / Serious Compacts: Revolutionizing photography
Hunter Skipworth / Pocket-lint: Digital photography - what happens next?
Stewart Meagher / thinq_: Light field cameras may revolutionise photography
Peter Scott / Fudzilla: Start up promises revolutionary camera technology
Michael Gorman / Engadget:
Best Buy puts your music in the cloud, goes where others have gone before — Google, Amazon, and Apple have been hogging the headlines when it comes to storing your tunes in the internet either. That doesn't mean there isn't room for another musically inclined cloud contender — or at least, that's how Best Buy sees things.
Discussion: Ars Technica, PC World, paidContent, BGR, PhoneArena, 9 to 5 Mac, ReadWriteWeb, SlashGear, AndroidGuys, GrindGadget, Softpedia News, DailyTech, ITProPortal, Techland, Android Phone Fans, Neowin.net, CNET News.com, RazorianFly, App Advice, All and Gizmodo
Brennon Slattery / PC World: Best Buy Joins Cloud Music Locker Business, Poorly
Ingrid Lunden / paidContent: Can Best Buy's Music Cloud Beat Apple To The iPunch?
Todd Haselton / BGR: Best Buy takes on Apple, Amazon with new cloud music service
Christian Zibreg / 9 to 5 Mac: Smelling money, Best Buy unveils music locker in the cloud
Vincent Messina / AndroidGuys: Best Buy Announces its Music Cloud Service
David Ali / GrindGadget: Best Buy launches news cloud music service to compete with Apple and Amazon
Tiffany Kaiser / DailyTech: Best Buy Introduces “Music Cloud”
Jared Newman / Techland: Best Buy Gets into Cloud Music with an Impenetrable Mess
Kevin Krause / Android Phone Fans: Best Buy Launches Music Cloud Service
Tzvi Friedman / Neowin.net: Best Buy launches Music Cloud; offers nothing new to consumers
Lance Whitney / CNET News.com: Best Buy launching cloud music service
Devin Chanda / All: Best Buy Introduces Music Cloud Service
Kwame Opam / Gizmodo: Best Buy Is Joining the Cloud Music Party
Mark Hachman / PC Magazine: Best Buy's Music Cloud: Skip It, For Now
Russell Holly / Geek.com:
Google TV 2.0 - a look into the Android 3.1 “Fishtank” — One of the things that seemingly wasn't covered much at Google I/O was Google TV. It was clearly difficult for the Android team to admit that Google TV was not received nearly as well as everyone had hoped.
Discussion: GigaOM, 9to5 Google, SlashGear, Android Phone Fans, Android and Me, I4U News and Android Community
Janko Roettgers / GigaOM: Will Google TV 2.0 embrace cord cutting?
Christian Zibreg / 9to5 Google: Re-imagined Google TV detailed
Kevin Krause / Android Phone Fans: A First Look at the Next Generation of Google TV
Alberto Vildosola / Android and Me: Google TV 2.0 and the “Fishtank” set-top box surface
Chris Davies / Android Community: Google TV 2.0 “Fishtank” program leaks
Dawn Chmielewski / Company Town:
Yahoo approaches Hulu about possible acquisition — Yahoo Inc. recently approached Hulu to discuss a possible acquisition of the popular online video service, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. — Hulu, which streams television shows on the Internet, has been the subject of intense speculation about its future.
Discussion: Betabeat, ReadWriteWeb, PC Magazine, Wall Street Journal, Geek.com, L.A. Times Tech Blog, DailyTech and Deal Journal, more at Mediagazer »
Adrianne Jeffries / Betabeat: Website Considers Sale
Dan Rowinski / ReadWriteWeb: Who In Their Right Mind Would Buy Hulu?
Leslie Horn / PC Magazine: Is Hulu Mulling a Sale? To Yahoo?
Jennifer Bergen / Geek.com: Is Yahoo! really buying Hulu?
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Yahoo looks into buying Hulu, but is Hulu for sale?
Tiffany Kaiser / DailyTech: Yahoo Approaches Hulu; Hulu Unsure About Selling
Shira Ovide / Deal Journal: Who Might Buy Hulu? Let the Guessing Begin!
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Source: This Hulu/Yahoo Story Is BS
Source: This Hulu/Yahoo Story Is BS
Discussion: CNNMoney.com, GrindGadget, SlashGear and digiday:DAILY, more at Mediagazer »
David Ali / GrindGadget: TC: Yahoo has NO plans to buy Hulu
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Hulu chasing buyers spills insider; Yahoo fingered
Brian Morrissey / digiday:DAILY: Reading List: Hulu on the Block?
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Q&A: Meet the 15-year-old who just sold his tech startup — Daniil Kulchenko in the KIRO-FM studios (Erynn Rose photo) — Our guest on the latest GeekWire Podcast was Daniil Kulchenko, the 15-year-old sophomore from Kenmore, north of Seattle, who last week announced the sale …
Brian Lam / Gizmodo:
See you later — After five years at Gizmodo, I'm moving on to play around in the ocean a bit more and figure out what my next adventure is. Thanks for reading the site—I've had fun creating it. — P.S. Joe Brown will be taking over for me. Congratulate him warmly!
Discussion: The Wire, Media Decoder, @jesusdiaz, @caro, @blam, @wendymac, @jacob, @maryjofoley, @kenfisher, @laughingsquid, @mdflores, @joshuatopolsky and @cpen, more at Mediagazer », Thanks:zackwhittaker
Noah Davis / The Wire: Brian Lam Leaves Gizmodo
David Carr / Media Decoder: Brian Lam Leaves Gizmodo
Jesus Diaz / @jesusdiaz: This is sad, but I'm happy for my friend. We will sail the seas together, @blam, in a bloody submarine! http://t.co/un0r5mf
Caroline McCarthy / @caro: Another big industry move: @blam is out at Gizmodo. Congrats! http://gizmodo.com/5814501
Brian Lam / @blam: long good bye posts are for douchebags
Wendy Macnaughton / @wendymac: huge thanks to @blam for everything he did at @Gizmodo, including help start my career. may your seas be as salty as your women.
Jacob Mullins / @jacob: @blam Congrats dude, it's in the air!!
Mary Jo Foley / @maryjofoley: @blam: Hope we techies still get to see you, even if we don't surf. Congrats and good luck on whatever's next!
Ken Fisher / @kenfisher: Mr. @blam, perennial badass and once kind enough to call himself my grandchild in tech journo, is leaving Gizmodo. http://gizmo.do/mrHiV9
Laughing Squid / @laughingsquid: @blam happy next adventure!
Marc Flores / @mdflores: It'd be so wild if @blam were to join @thisismynext
Joshua Topolsky / @joshuatopolsky: @blam HEY.
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD:
Shazam Raises $32M to Push Into Television — Shazam, the popular mobile music look-up service, has raised $32 million from investors including Kleiner Perkins and Institutional Venture Partners. — The company has more than 140 million users (people who have downloaded one of its apps …
Discussion: SiliconANGLE, Shazam, Bits, The Loop, GigaOM, VatorNews, Venture Capital Dispatch, TechCrunch, alarm:clock, Reuters, digiday:DAILY, Mashable!, paidContent:UK, Apps blog, Fast Company, Music Ally, PhoneArena, hypebot and SAI
Ross LaRocco / SiliconANGLE: Shazam Scores $32M and Will Blow Out Your Speakers.
Jenna Wortham / Bits: Shazam Identifies the Sound of Fresh Venture Funds
Jim Dalrymple / The Loop: Shazam raises $32 million in funding
Ryan Lawler / GigaOM: Shazam raises $32M to tackle TV ads
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: Shazam secures $32 million for TV mobile discovery
Zoran Basich / Venture Capital Dispatch: The Daily Start-Up: Tesaro's $101M Round One Of This Year's Largest
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch: Shazam Raises A Huge Round To The Tune of $32 Million
Alexei Oreskovic / Reuters: Shazam raises $32 million to expand music, TV services
Saya Weissman / digiday:DAILY: The Signal: Shazam Cashes In
Sarah Kessler / Mashable!: Shazam Wants To ID Your TV
Robert Andrews / paidContent:UK: Shazam Takes Another $32 Million Funding For TV Tagging
Stuart Dredge / Apps blog: Shazam raises $32m funding round for TV tagging expansion
Gregory Ferenstein / Fast Company: Google Takes On Skype, Daily Deals Snag First-Time Customers, Shazam Raises $32 Million
Stuart Dredge / Music Ally: Shazam raises $32m of new funding
Bruce Houghton / hypebot: Shazam Raises $32 Million, Plans Major Expansion
Grant Gross / Computerworld:
Proposed bill would require mobile carriers to detail 4G speeds — IDG News Service - New legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives would require mobile carriers to detail their “guaranteed minimum” data speeds and their network reliability statistics to potential customers.
Zach Epstein / BGR: New bill could force carriers to tell the truth about 4G
Christian Zibreg / 9 to 5 Mac: Finally: New bill to force carriers to disclose real “4G” speeds
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless: Lawmaker introduces bill to verify ‘4G’ marketing claims
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: Wireless Disclosure Act: 4G Honesty
Nate Rios / everything Android: Proposed Wireless Disclosure Act Would Require Carriers to Detail 4G Speeds
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: Bill aims to clarify what ‘4G’ means
Greg Kumparak / MobileCrunch: Congress Considers Bill Requiring Carriers To Explain Their Definition Of “4G”
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web: New bill would require carriers to reveal data caps, ‘4G’ speeds and more
DSLreports: Eshoo Bill Takes Aim at 4G Confusion - And Requires Carriers Be Clearer About Speeds, Coverage
Jim Dalrymple / The Loop: Carriers may have to detail 4G speeds
Tim Bradshaw / FT Tech Hub:
Google's Schmidt predicts widespread “tap and pay” within a year — Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman, believes that a third of check-out terminals in retail stores and restaurants will be upgraded to allow wireless “tap and pay” from mobile phones within the next year.
Matt Creamer / AdAge: Eric Schmidt Outlines Google's Strategy for Social
Amir Efrati / Digits:
Google Notches One Billion Unique Visitors Per Month — Google's websites had more than a billion unique visitors in May, the first time an Internet company has hit that benchmark, according to comScore data released Tuesday. — Over the past year, Google's unique visitors per month have increased 8.4% to just over one billion.
Discussion: Mobile Marketing Watch, Telegraph, CNET News.com, It's All Trivial … and Softpedia News
Michael / Mobile Marketing Watch: comScore Says Google Beats Microsoft, Facebook as First Site to Generate One Billion Monthly Visitors
Matt Warman / Telegraph: Google reaches 1 billion users
Lance Whitney / CNET News.com: Google hits record with 1 billion site visitors in May
Tim Worstall / It's All Trivial Or Obvious Except: Google Hits One Billion Visitors in Only One Month
Leaving Microsoft: From Redmond to Sand Hill Road — After nearly three years at Microsoft, based in San Francisco and focused on our BizSpark startup business, I've decided that it's time to move on and begin the next chapter. I will be joining early stage venture capital firm Shasta Ventures on July 11, 2011.
Caroline McCarthy / @caro: Big congrats to @jacob on his new gig! http://bit.ly/mwx5m0 <— hope you're in NYC more often now!!!
Tom Conrad / @tconrad: @jacob Lots to celebrate. Let's do this.
John Cook / GeekWire:
Running late for a meeting? Glympse attracts $7.5M to help mobile phone users share locations with friends — There's no shortage of applications that help mobile phone users share their physical locations. Even so, Glympse — a Redmond startup co-founded by two former Microsofties — believes it can stand out from the pack.
Discussion: VatorNews, AllThingsD, TechCrunch and TechFlash
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: Give friends a Glympse into your location
Ina Fried / AllThingsD: Glympse Shares Its Location: The Bank
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch: Glympse Raises $7.5 Million To Help You Share Your Location, A Few Hours At A Time
Michelle Goldberg / TechFlash: Glympse raises $7.5M to expand location-sharing services
Bernie Woodall / Reuters:
Ford to expand in-vehicle smartphone connectivity — (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co will expand the use of its on-board smartphone applications for the 2012 model year, the automaker said at a safety and technology show for reporters. — The Ford Sync communications and entertainment system …
Discussion: Mobile Marketing Watch and Pulse2
Riley Kennysmith / Pulse2: Ford's Sync System Connecting Soon to a Smartphone Near You
Brian Heater / Engadget:
Vizio Tablet gets detailed, we go hands-on (video) — Way back in January at CES, we managed to sneak in a little bit of hands-on time with the Vizio tablet, the TV manufacturer's straightforwardly-name foray into the ever-popular space. The tablet runs Gingerbread at present …
Discussion: This is my next, Techland and CrunchGear
Joanna Stern / This is my next: Vizio Tablet hands-on
Jared Newman / Techland: Vizio Android Tablet Sports $350 Price Tag
Sam Michel / chinwag:
Cookiepocalypse: Implementing New Law Drops Use by 90% — This one is going to run and run. I'm predicting that anyone in digital is going to be an expert in cookies by the end of the Summer. And not the nice baked versions either, sadly. — Imagine a 90% drop in website visitors …
Discussion: TechCrunch Europe and paidContent
Mike Butcher / TechCrunch Europe: Want a 90% drop in your site visitors? Yes folks, you too can implement EU cookie law!
Robert Andrews / paidContent: Europe Wants U.S.-Style ‘Do Not Track’ Standard
Florian Mueller / FOSS Patents:
Lodsys corrects its motion for extension of time: now asks for one more month, not two — Earlier today I published and blogged about Lodsys's motion for an extension of time to answer Apple's motion to intervene. Lodsys's motion, as entered yesterday, requested time until including August 27, 2011 — two more months.
Kelly Hodgkins / TUAW: Lodsys requests 2 months to respond to Apple
Jim Dalrymple / The Loop: Lodsys asks court for two month delay to answer Apple's motion to intervene
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: Apple legal briefs: Lodsys stalls and Samsung barred from peeking
David Weir / 7x7SF:
Salon CEO Gingras Resigns to Become Global Head of News Products at Google — The CEO of Salon.com, Richard Gingras, held an emotional “all-hands” meeting with his staff today to tell them he is resigning, effective July 8th, to become global head of news products for Google.
Discussion: Media Decoder and Wall Street Journal, more at Mediagazer »
Jeremy W. Peters / Media Decoder: Salon Chief Executive Steps Down
Russell Adams / Wall Street Journal: Salon CEO Gingras to Head Up News at Google
Announcing GitHub for Mac — Pull requests, merge button, fork queue, issues, pages, wiki — all awesome features that make sharing easier. But those things are only great after you've pushed your code to GitHub. — Today we're happy to announce GitHub for Mac. — What does it look like?
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb and RazorianFly
Klint Finley / ReadWriteWeb: GitHub Releases Mac Client
Dan Frommer / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider:
Loopt Launches The Reverse Groupon — There's no shortage of Groupons and other daily deals available for places you've never been to, or probably don't want to go to. — How about trying to get custom group deals made for you and your friends — at places you pick?
Discussion: Digits, TechCrunch, VentureBeat and WebProNews
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Loopt Turns The Daily Deals Game On Its Head With U-Deals
Cody Barbierri / VentureBeat: Loopt lets local business customers request daily deals
Jack Purcher / Patently Apple:
Apple Wins Patents for their Original iPhone Interface, a MicroDVI Connector, the iMac's Edge-to-Edge Glass Cover, Front Row Software & More — The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of nine newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. There were four patents that stood out from the pack this morning.
Discussion: PC Magazine, MacRumors, Gizmodo, CNET News.com, The Loop, SlashGear, MobileCrunch, Electronista and RazorianFly
Don Reisinger / CNET News.com: Apple scores broad touch screen patent
Jim Dalrymple / The Loop: Apple awarded patent for mutiltouch interface
Jordan Crook / MobileCrunch: Freshly Awarded iPhone Patent Could Mean Trouble For Apple's Competitors
Vivek Wadhwa / Innovations:
The death of open government — Vivek Kundra's resignation last week from his post as the nation's Chief Information Officer is an ominous event. Kundra's goal was to set government data free via an expansive Internet effort called Data.gov, and encourage innovation with government-collected data through …
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Box.net Ups The Ante Against Microsoft With In-Depth Google Docs Integration — Cloud storage and collaboration startup Box.net is upping the ante against competitor Microsoft SharePoint today with the launch of an in-depth integration with Google's productivity suite Google Docs and Spreadsheets directly within the platform.
Discussion: Computerworld, ReadWriteCloud, The Box Blog, VentureBeat and InfoWorld
Tony Bradley / Computerworld: Box.net and Google Docs Join Forces against Office 365
Klint Finley / ReadWriteCloud: Box Announces Integration with Google Docs
Matthew Lynley / VentureBeat: Box.net adds Google Docs to its army of software add-ons
Roger A. Grimes / InfoWorld: Box.net adds Google Docs integration