Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Sources: PopCap In Late Stage Acquisition Discussions With EA For $1 Billion+ — Following up on our story earlier this evening that PopCap Games is in late stage acquisition discussions for a sum of over $1 billion — we've now heard from two sources that the buyer is Electronic Arts.
Discussion: ZDNet, alarm:clock, The Tech Trade, App Advice, Ubergizmo, RazorianFly, iLounge, PhoneArena, Gizmodo, DigitalBattle.com, Geek.com, SlashGear, Softpedia News, Rock, Paper, Shotgun and VG247
Peter Cohen / ZDNet: Plants vs Zombies maker PopCap rumored to be acquired by EA
Edwin Kee / Ubergizmo: PopCap on the verge of $1 billion buyout?
Jesse David Hollington / iLounge: Electronic Arts to acquire PopCap Games?
Kelly Hodgkins / Gizmodo: Is EA Really Buying PopCap for $1 Billion?
Jeff Baker / DigitalBattle.com: EA to Buy PopCap for $1 Billion?
Matthew Humphries / Geek.com: EA to acquire PopCap Games for $1 billion?
Shane McGlaun / SlashGear: Rumor has PopCap and EA in talks for $1B acquisition deal
Brendan Caldwell / Rock, Paper, Shotgun: PopCap Being Sold To EA For $Lots Bn?
Brenna Hillier / VG247: Rumour - PopCap to be acquired for $1 billion
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
PopCap Games To Be Acquired For $1 Billion+ — Update: We've heard from multiple sources that the buyer is Electronic Arts. — Huge news in the gaming world: PopCap Games, the company behind such hits as Plants vs Zombies and Bejeweled, is in the process of being acquired …
Discussion: PC World, Fast Company, Disruptors, Appolicious Advisor, Computerworld, Pocket-lint, VG247, Fudzilla, TechSpot, Digital Trends, Kotaku, CNET News, Examiner, Neowin.net, Joystiq, Inside Social Games, The Seattle Times and scribbal.com
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: Pottermore Leaks, EA Buying PopCap Games?, Foursquare Partners AmEx, Winklevoss' Drop Case, India Quizzes Apple
Parmy Olson / Disruptors: Morning Tech Wrap: Electronic Arts, Facebook, Hulu
Phil Hornshaw / Appolicious Advisor: Electronic Arts may be looking to buy Plants vs. Zombies maker PopCap
Hunter Skipworth / Pocket-lint: PopCap being picked up for over $1 billion
David Stellmack / Fudzilla: Has a deal been cut to acquire PopCap?
Jose Vilches / TechSpot: Rumor: Mystery suitor paying $1 billion for PopCap Games
Michael McWhertor / Kotaku: Report: Someone's Buying PopCap Games for a Cool Billion [Update]
Steven Musil / CNET News: PopCap Games snares a mystery buyer?
Michael Santo / Examiner: Mystery buyer to snap up PopCap Games for $1 billion
John Callaham / Neowin.net: Rumor: PopCap to be bought for $1 billion?
Christopher Grant / Joystiq: Report: PopCap being acquired for over $1 billion
Kim-Mai Cutler / Inside Social Games: Report: PopCap May Hold Off the IPO In Favor of an Acquisition
Brier Dudley / The Seattle Times: Report says $1 billion-plus offer for PopCap
Thomas Ricker / Engadget:
Nokia's first Windows Phone: images and video, codenamed ‘Sea Ray’ — Ok, this one's odd. In fact, we didn't believe the images until a video just surfaced showing Nokia CEO, Stephen Elop, foolishly asking a crowd of people to “put away their cameras” for the unveiling of something “super confidential,” codenamed “Sea Ray.”
Discussion: ExtremeTech, The Business Insider, This is my next, LiveSide.net, mocoNews, Technet, Gizmodo, Hardware 2.0 Blog, WinRumors, Pocket-lint, Hardware 2.0 Blog, Softpedia News, IntoMobile, PhoneArena, Electricpig.co.uk, Windows Phone Sauce, Geek.com, Electricpig.co.uk, Electronista, WMPU, WPCentral.com, MobileSyrup.com, Redmond Pie, Neowin.net, SlashGear, The Next Web, My Nokia Blog, MobileBurn.com and My Nokia Blog
Lee Mathews / ExtremeTech: Nokia's First WP7 Device Outed on Video
Ellis Hamburger / The Business Insider: Here Are Some Photos Of Nokia's First Windows Phone, And It Looks Great
Ross Miller / This is my next: Nokia's Elop unveils ‘Sea Ray,’ its first Windows Phone — shh, don't tell anyone (video)
Sam Biddle / Gizmodo: This Is Nokia's First Windows Phone
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0 Blog: This is Nokia's first Windows Phone handset
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0 Blog: Is this Nokia's first Windows Phone handset?
Marc Flores / IntoMobile: Nokia Windows Phone leaked, codenamed ‘Sea Ray’
Rahul Mathur / Windows Phone Sauce: Nokia's first Windows Phone device codenamed Sea Ray unveiled by Stephen Elop (Full Video)
Matthew Humphries / Geek.com: Nokia unveils “Sea Ray” Windows Phone 7
Nick Marshall / Electricpig.co.uk: Did Stephen Elop just leak a Windows Phone-powered N9 codenamed Sea Ray?
Richard Edmonds / WPCentral.com: Nokia's first WP7 device [Video]
Oliver Haslam / Redmond Pie: First Nokia Windows Phone 7 Handset Shows Up In Photos And A Brief Video!
Tim Schiesser / Neowin.net: Video & pictures of Nokia Windows Phone leak
Paul Sawers / The Next Web: Nokia Windows Phone Photo Leaked
Jay Montano / My Nokia Blog: Video: The FIRST Nokia Windows Phone - The Nokia N9 you loved but with Mango and not MeeGo
Jenna Wortham / New York Times:
American Express Teams With Foursquare — Foursquare, which made its debut in 2009, quickly began popularizing the idea of “checking in,” or using a cellphone application to tell friends that you are at a particular restaurant, bar or park. — Then Facebook and Google borrowed the concept — and even the term check in.
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: Amex Expands Deals with Foursquare
Henry Blodget / The Business Insider: Foursquare Signs Big Deal With American Express — Check In, Get Money Back
Mariel Loveland / scribbal.com: Foursquare And American Express Announce National Partnership, Link Card To Get Cash Back
Gretchen McNeely / Street Fight: Loopt Experiments With Inverted Daily Deal Structure
Rob Young / Search Engine Watch: Foursquare Hits 10 Million Users: Yeah, That's 1,000% Annual Growth
Jeff Hughes / Digital Trends: Foursquare's upcoming AMEX partnership helps users check-in to better deals
Todd Ogasawara / SocialTimes.com: American Express & Foursquare Teaming Up & Offering Easy to Redeem Discounts
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Despite Expanded AmEx Deal, Foursquare Is Still A Revenue-Free Zone — Foursquare is expanding its relationship with American Express to provide local deals to people who sync their cards to their Foursquare accounts. AmEx did a trial at SXSW, and that went well enough that it is rolling out the deals more broadly.
Discussion: Street Fight and IntoMobile
David Hirschman / Street Fight: Street Fight Daily: 06.23.11
Siu Han / DigiTimes:
Apple iPhone 5 said to come with dual LED flash — Recent market rumors have indicated that Apple's iPhone 5 is likely to come with a dual-LED flash with Taiwan-based LED packaging firms Everlight Electronics, Edison Opto and Lite-On Technology being pinpointed as potential suppliers.
Marc Flores / IntoMobile: iPhone 5 packing dual-LED flash for its camera?
Arnold Kim / MacRumors: iPhone 5 to Have a Dual LED Flash?
Oliver Haslam / iPhone Download Blog: iPhone 5 to Sport Dual-LED Camera Flashes?
Chris Oldroyd / TiPb: iPhone 5 to have a dual-LED flash? [rumor]
Goncalo Ribeiro / Redmond Pie: Next iPhone To Sport A Dual-LED Flash? [Report]
RitvikReddy / MacHackPC: Apple's iPhone 5 to sport dual-LED flash [Rumor]
Chris Barylick / O'Grady's PowerPage: Rumor: Apple to switch to dual-LED flash for iPhone 5
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: iPhone 5 to come with not one, but 2 LED flashes?
Federico Viticci / MacStories: iPhone 5 To Feature Dual-LED Flash?
Charles Starrett / iLounge: iPhone 5 to feature dual-LED flash?
Greg Sandoval / CNET News:
Exclusive: Top ISPs poised to adopt graduated response to piracy — Some of the country's largest Internet service providers are poised to leap into the antipiracy fight in a significant way. — After years of negotiations, a group of bandwidth providers that includes AT&T, Comcast …
Discussion: PC World, DSLreports, I4U News, The Register, Electronista, TorrentFreak, Music Ally, The Next Web, Between the Lines Blog and CNET News.com
Ian Paul / PC World: ISPs May Join Fight Against Piracy
DSLreports: ISPs Throttle Users, Block Websites in New RIAA/MPAA Plan - Verizon, AT&T, Comcast, NCTA in Talks With RIAA/MPAA
Robert Evans / I4U News: Is The End of Digital Piracy Nigh?
Andrew Orlowski / The Register: Three strikes, throttling coming to US surfers
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: ISPs plot graduated response to piracy: Can this plan really work?
Greg Sandoval / CNET News.com: Top ISPs poised to adopt graduated response to piracy
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac:
T-Mobile USA: We're now carrying over a million unlocked iPhones — As AT&T tries to swallow up the American wing of the German telekom, many have wondered whether Apple would allow T-Mobile to carry the iPhone. Apple's answer so far is a no*, but that hasn't stopped T-Mobile customers from adopting iPhones.
Discussion: ZDNet, App Advice, iPhone, SlashGear, TiPb, PhoneArena, TmoNews, iLounge, SocialTimes.com, Ubergizmo, Electronista and MobileBurn.com
James Kendrick / ZDNet: Over a million iPhones in use on the T-Mobile network
J.R. Bookwalter / iPhone: T-Mobile USA: One Million Unlocked iPhone Customers Served
Shane McGlaun / SlashGear: Over 1M iPhones on T-Mobile USA
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Over 1 million unlocked iPhones running on T-Mobile USA
Phone Arena: Over a million unlocked iPhones roaming the T-Mobile network, the carrier is working on a Micro SIM of its own
Charles Starrett / iLounge: T-Mobile USA claims 1 million iPhone users
George Wong / Ubergizmo: Over one million iPhone users are on T-Mobile
Michael Oryl / MobileBurn.com: T-MOBILE HOME TO OVER 1 MILLION APPLE IPHONES
Walter S. Mossberg / AllThingsD:
Google Unveils a Laptop With Its Brain in the Cloud — Would you buy a laptop that comes with only one major program—a Web browser—and doesn't allow you to install widely used software such as Microsoft Office, Apple's iTunes, Adobe Reader, or, in fact, any other locally installed program?
Discussion: 9to5 Google
Seth Weintraub / 9to5 Google: Mossberg reviews the Samsung Series 5 Chromebook
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
What Are Hulu's Owners Really Selling? — Yes, Hulu is for sale. The video site hired bankers from Morgan Stanley and Guggenheim Partners last week, people familiar with the company tell me. They've just started asking potential buyers if they'd like to sign an NDA and take a look-see.
Discussion: Los Angeles Times, Company Town, @dannysullivan and @pkafka, more at Mediagazer »
Danny Sullivan / @dannysullivan: exactly. thank you @pkafka, because i was thinking the same thing. what exactly does hulu own to sell?
Peter Kafka / @pkafka: Btw, conspiracists and spin-lovers: Hulu started working with bankers last week. http://bit.ly/lTdvyD
Andrew Wallenstein / Variety:
Fox renews Hulu licensing pact
Fox renews Hulu licensing pact
Discussion: Deadline.com, more at Mediagazer »
David Lieberman / Deadline.com: What's Hulu Worth Without Programming?
Ben Fritz / Company Town:
Hulu puts itself up for sale, retains investment banks
Hulu puts itself up for sale, retains investment banks
Discussion: GigaOM, SocialTimes.com, The Business Insider, @jboorstin, Mixed Media, Gawker and Electronista, more at Mediagazer »
Ryan Lawler / GigaOM: 3 reasons Hulu is a tough sell
Nicholas Carlson / The Business Insider: IT'S ON: Hulu Hires Bankers, Heads To The Auction Block
Julia Boorstin / @jboorstin: #Hulu has retained bankers Morgan Stanley and Guggenheim partners to help with a sale- to the auction block!
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: Yahoo-lu? YouHu? Handicapping Who'll Buy Hulu
Apple Bid to Bar Amazon ‘Appstore’ Will ‘Likely’ Be Denied — Apple Inc. will “probably” lose its court bid to stop Amazon.com Inc. from using the term “Appstore” for a service selling programs for Android devices, a federal judge said. — Apple, whose top-selling product is the iPhone …
Discussion: MacRumors, CNET News, App Advice, Digits, AllThingsD, mocoNews, DailyTech, iPhone Download Blog, FierceMobileContent, Reuters, MacDailyNews, Android Phone Fans, SlashGear, MacRumors, Mobile Entertainment, TechEye, Ubergizmo, Examiner, RazorianFly, AppleInsider, PhoneArena, Apple, Computerworld, 9 to 5 Mac, The Loop and Gizmodo
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Apple Continues Sending Cease and Desist Letters Regarding ‘App Store’ Usage
Don Reisinger / CNET News: Apple sends another cease-and-desist over ‘App Store’
Bryan M. Wolfe / App Advice: On “Appstore” Lawsuit, Apple is Just Plain Wrong (And The Judge Agrees)
Tom Loftus / Digits: Tech Today: Anonymous, We Hardly Know Ye
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD: Apple Is Probably Going to Have to Get Used to Amazon Appstore
Ingrid Lunden / mocoNews: Apple May Lose Its Amazon Appstore Suit. What's The Takeaway?
Cody / iPhone Download Blog: Apple More than Likely to Lose Amazon Lawsuit, “App Stores” for Everyone
Jason Ankeny / FierceMobileContent: Judge ‘probably’ will deny Apple trademark suit over Amazon Appstore
MacDailyNews: Judge: Apple has ‘stumbling block’ in lawsuit seeking to bar Amazon form using ‘App Store’
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: One Lawsuit Apple Might Not Win: Amazon's Use of the Term Appstore
Shane McGlaun / SlashGear: Apple expected to lose bid to kill Amazon Appstore
Jordan Golson / MacRumors: Judge Skeptical of Apple's ‘Appstore’ Trademark Claims
Stuart Dredge / Mobile Entertainment: Amazon likely to prevail in App Store trademark battle with Apple
Nick Farrell / TechEye: Apple unlikely to win App Store case
George Wong / Ubergizmo: Apple's request to ban Amazon from using “Appstore” will probably be denied
Michael Santo / Examiner: Apple likely to lose motion against Amazon Appstore
Phone Arena: Judge says she will probably deny Apple's request to block Amazon's Appstore for Android name
Josh Lowensohn / Apple: Judge likely to deny Apple's ‘Appstore’ complaint
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple's request to ban Amazon from using “App Store” term will “probably” be denied
Jim Dalrymple / The Loop: Apple hits ‘stumbling block’ in Amazon App Store lawsuit
Michael Zhao / Gizmodo: Apple Probably Can't Make Amazon Stop Saying “Appstore”
Peter Murray / Singularity Hub:
New Japanese Pop Idol Shocks Fans With News-She's Not Real (video) — A star is born! (and she only takes up 150 gigs of memory) — Only 15 seconds in the limelight and she'd already created an overnight buzz. She was the newest member of the very popular all-girl Japanese idol group AKB 48.
Phil Nickinson / Android Central:
Verizon's new data plans broken down in complete detail — Having a hard time wrapping your head around the upcoming changes to Verizon's smartphone data plans? We just got all the dirty details dropped in our laps. Charts, e-mails, the whole kit and kaboodle, folks. — Let's start with what you see above.
Discussion: DSLreports, App Advice, AndroidGuys, Gizmodo, Android News, Rumours …, pocketnow.com, TiPb and MacRumors
DSLreports: More Details on New Verizon Wireless Pricing - $30 Unlimited Smartphone Users Will Be Grandfathered
Vincent Messina / AndroidGuys: Tears for Tiers: A Look Inside Verizon's Imminent Tiered Data Pricing
Kelly Hodgkins / Gizmodo: Get Grandfathered on Verizon's Unlimited Data Plan Before It's Gone
Robert Nazarian / Android News, Rumours, and Updates: Verizon Wireless tiered data plans confirmed
Stephen Schenck / pocketnow.com: Details Of Verizon's New Tiered Data Plans Emerge
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Breakdown: Verizon's new data plans
Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:
Winklevoss twins abandon appeal of Facebook ruling — (Reuters) - The Olympic rowing twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have decided not to appeal to the Supreme Court a ruling upholding a $65 million cash-and-stock settlement reached with Facebook Inc. — The 2008 settlement was intended …
Discussion: Digital Trends, Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, Computerworld, The Register, L.A. Times Tech Blog, Neowin.net, Geek.com, Friending Facebook Blog, PC Magazine, Guardian, Search Engine Watch, TechEye, Redmond Pie, textually.org, Bloomberg, The Tech Herald …, Pocket-lint, Gawker, AllThingsD and paidContent
Andrew Couts / Digital Trends: Winklevoss twins drop legal action against Facebook
John Ribeiro / Computerworld: Winklevoss twins give up Facebook fight
Kelly Fiveash / The Register: Winklevoss twins drop Facebook settlement appeal
Jessica Guynn / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Winklevoss twins abandon appeal over Facebook settlement to U.S. Supreme Court
John Callaham / Neowin.net: Winklevoss twins abandon court fight over Facebook
Matthew Humphries / Geek.com: Winklevoss twins decide $65 million from Facebook is enough after all
Emil Protalinski / Friending Facebook Blog: Winklevoss twins finally give up fighting Facebook
Damon Poeter / PC Magazine: Winklevoss Twins Give Up the Facebook Fight
Charles Arthur / Guardian: Winklevoss twins drop Facebook lawsuit
Frank Watson / Search Engine Watch: Winklevoss Twins Row Away From Facebook Suit
Edward Berridge / TechEye: Facebook twins give up
Joel Rosenblatt / Bloomberg: Winklevoss Twins Drop Supreme Court Appeal Over Facebook Case
Steven Mostyn / The Tech Herald Technology News: Winklevoss twins finally concede defeat to Facebook
Hunter Skipworth / Pocket-lint: Winklevoss twins end legal battle with Facebook
Ryan Tate / Gawker: The Facebook Twins Finally Surrender
John Murrell / AllThingsD: Winklevii Finally Throw in the Towel
Dr. Raymond M. Soneira / DisplayMate:
Tablet Display Technology Shoot-Out Apple iPad 2 - Motorola Xoom - Asus Transformer — Introduction Tablets are essentially large portable displays - handheld screens designed for conveniently viewing content and images anywhere you want while untethered. For Tablets the display is the single …
Discussion: PC World, App Advice and GigaOM
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: Expert: True Retina Display doesn't make sense for iPad 3
Things I'd like to see in Turntable.fm — First off, if you haven't heard of Turntable.fm, what rock have you been hiding under? It's the new killer music site started by Stickybits founders Seth Goldstein and Billy Chasen. Basically you join a room, where up to five DJs are spinning …
Tim Bray / ongoing: Turntable.fm
Ben Popper / Betabeat:
Turntable.fm Hits 140,000 Users in Its First Month
Turntable.fm Hits 140,000 Users in Its First Month
Tom Cheredar / VentureBeat: Turntable.fm adds 140K users a month after launching
Fred / A VC:
There Aren't Many Exits Over $100mm — I was reading Mark Suster's latest blog post (actually its a presentation embedded into a blog post) and I came across this slide. — I don't know what the source of this data is and I don't know if this is just M&A exits or if it includes IPOs as well.
Richard Lawler / Engadget:
Hulu Plus for Android is available now... for six devices — The good news is that Hulu Plus for Android is on the market, but the bad news is that you may not be able to install it yet. The official Hulu Blog has just been updated with news that six phones — Nexus One, Nexus S …
Discussion: Hulu Blog, CNET News, Gizmodo, In Depth With Tech, 9to5 Google, MobileBurn.com, Electronista, Redmond Pie, PhoneArena, Techie Buzz, IntoMobile, Hacking NetFlix, Neowin.net, The Next Web and Pocket-lint
Rob Wong / Hulu Blog: Hulu Plus Begins Android Roll Out
Lance Whitney / CNET News: Hulu Plus app launches for Android
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: Hulu Plus Hits Android Phones, But Maybe Not Yours
Isaac Steinberg / In Depth With Tech: Hulu Plus for Is Now Available For Some Android Phones (video)
Oliver Haslam / Redmond Pie: Hulu Plus Begins Android Rollout - For Select Devices
Keith Dsouza / Techie Buzz: Hulu Plus Now Available on Android
Dusan Belic / IntoMobile: Hulu Plus hits the Android Market!
John Callaham / Neowin.net: Hulu launches Android app for several smartphones
Francis Tan / The Next Web: Hulu Plus is now available for six Android devices
Paul Lamkin / Pocket-lint: Hulu Plus finally arrives on Android
Chris Chang / M.I.C. Gadget:
Apple's Tim Cook Visits China Mobile to Discuss 4G LTE iPhone — Apple Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook is spotted in China Mobile headquarters this morning. A Chinese reporter from First Financial Daily (one of the most prosperous financial papers in China) managed to take a picture …
Discussion: AppleInsider, iPhone Download Blog, Techie Buzz, Penn Olson, TUAW, iPhone Alley and MacGazette.net
Neil Hughes / AppleInsider: China Mobile deal, ‘mini iPhone’ would give Apple larger piece of $70B market
Parth Dhebar / Techie Buzz: Apple's Tim Cook Spotted at China Mobile's Headquarters?
Steven Millward / Penn Olson: Apple's Tim Cook Spotted at China Mobile HQ, Talking 4G TD-LTE iPhone?
Michael Grothaus / TUAW: Tim Cook spotted at China Mobile's headquarters
Nikhil Katti / iPhone Alley: Apple COO Tim Cook Spotted at China Mobile HQ
John Ribeiro / PC World:
Apple May Face India Probe for Anticompetitive Practices — Apple may face scrutiny from an Indian regulator for alleged anticompetitive behavior in connection with iPhone 4 sales in India. — A Competition Commission of India official said on Wednesday that a case was filed against Apple about a month ago.
Discussion: Computerworld, 9 to 5 Mac, Wall Street Journal, Agence France Presse, Digit - Tech News, ITProPortal, TechEye, India IT Blog and MacNN
John Ribeiro / Computerworld: India has issued 9.5 million digital identity numbers
Christian Zibreg / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple's iPhone sales in India under scrutiny by the government?
Kenan Machado / Wall Street Journal: Apple May Face Antitrust Probe in India
Kul Bhushan / Digit - Tech News: Apple under scanner for violating Indian competition laws with iPhone 4
Nick Farrell / TechEye: India probes Apple over antitrust behaviour
Manan Kakkar / India IT Blog: Consumer files complaint against Apple India with Competition Commission
Tim Fernholz / Fast Company:
BankSimple: A Bank That Doesn't Suck — BankSimple's dream team (left to right, from top): Thomas Lockney, engineer; Shamir Karkal, CFO; Bill DeRouchey, creative director; Josh Reich, CEO; Toby Sterrett, engineer; Brian Merritt, operations; Alex Payne, CTO; and Ian Collins, engineer.
Mark Suster / Both Sides of the Table:
On Bubbles ... And Why We'll Be Just Fine — This post originally ran on TechCrunch. — I recently spoke at the Founder Showcase at the request of Adeo Ressi. I asked what the audience most needed to hear. — He said, “They need an unbiased view of the fund raising environment …
Discussion: A VC
Nilay Patel / This is my next:
Apple granted patent on webpage scrolling behaviors, media granted patent on crazy — So Apple got yet another patent granted today, and now there's yet another media firestorm over whether it means Cupertino will be able to sue every other phone manufacturer out of business …
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, TUAW, TechEye, PhoneArena, Pocket-lint, Guardian, RazorianFly, PC Magazine, MobileCrunch, Electricpig, MacStories and Ars Technica
Christian Zibreg / 9 to 5 Mac: iPhone patent points to third-party widgets in iOS 5 Notification Center
Chris Rawson / TUAW: Apple awarded multitouch patent, debate over implications ensues
Nick Farrell / TechEye: Fears rise over Apple's multi-touch patent
Paul Lamkin / Pocket-lint: Apple awarded significant touchscreen patent
Charles Arthur / Guardian: Boot up: Lodsys chases Android, Apple's new patent, lower PlayBook targets and more
Jordan Crook / MobileCrunch: Freshly Awarded iPhone Patent Could Mean Trouble For Apple's Competitors
Nick Marshall / Electricpig: Apple scores a capacitive multi-touch patent: touchscreen monopoly incoming?
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Dox everywhere: LulzSec under attack from hackers, law enforcement — Hacking group Lulz Security has found itself coming under attack from all angles, drawing unwanted attention from both law enforcement and other hackers groups. Though the group's antics have won it many fans …
Joe Mullin / paidContent:
Viacom And Time Warner Take A Break From Legal Battle Over TV On iPads — iPads and other tablets that enable television watching are looking to be one of the legal flash points between content owners and distributors; that became clear when Viacom (NYSE: VIA) launched a lawsuit against Time Warner Cable …
Discussion: Reuters, Wall Street Journal, Company Town, Associated Press, Bloomberg, Electronista and MediaPost
Bob Van Voris / Bloomberg: Time Warner Cable, Viacom Agree to Halt Lawsuits, Seek Accord, Court Told
David Goetzl / MediaPost: TWC, Viacom Put iPad Litigation On Hold
Ina Fried / AllThingsD:
AT&T Scales Up Its Content Delivery Ambitions — AT&T has been in the content delivery business, broadly speaking, for a long time. Even when one refers to the nerdy niche business of “content delivery networks,” AT&T has still been doing that for quite a while. — But now the carrier is apparently getting serious.
Discussion: PR Newswire and The Business Of Online Video
Sara Forden / Bloomberg:
Google's Page, Schmidt Face Senate Subpoena Threats — Google Inc. (GOOG)'s reluctance to provide a top executive for testimony to a Senate panel probing its market power has prompted threats of subpoenas for Chief Executive Officer Larry Page and Chairman Eric Schmidt.
Discussion: The Politico, ITProPortal and AllThingsD
Mike Zapler / The Politico: Google to panel: Page, Schmidt won't testify