Thomas Catan / Wall Street Journal:
FTC to Serve Google With Subpoenas in Broad Antitrust Probe — The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is poised to serve Google Inc. with civil subpoenas, according to people familiar with the matter, signaling the start of a wide-ranging, formal antitrust investigation into whether the search giant has abused its dominance on the Web.
Discussion: Engadget, New York Times, TechFlash, Tech Daily Dose, Electronista, Guardian, Technology & …, @bijan, Computerworld, FairSearch.org, CNET News, GigaOM, Inside Google, MediaFile, Ars Technica, Hillicon Valley, Hillicon Valley, TechCrunch, Mobile Marketing Watch, PC Magazine, Search Engine Land, CNNMoney.com, Reuters, SlashGear, Communications …, paidContent, MarketBeat, The Register, Digital Trends, Between the Lines Blog, Deal Journal, ReadWriteWeb and WebProNews
Michael Gorman / Engadget: FTC to put Google under a microscope, try to uncover its anti-competitive ways?
Anthony James / TechFlash: FTC to probe Google after Expedia, others claim lost clicks
Juliana Gruenwald / Tech Daily Dose: Critics Cheer Possible Google Antitrust Probe
Eric / Technology & Marketing Law Blog: What Would a Government-Operated Search Engine Look Like in the US?
Bijan Sabet / @bijan: govt used to be scared of MSFT's control of browser. Now some r scared of google search dominance. Don't need regulate sw. Innovation wins
Jared Newman / Computerworld: Report: FTC Aims its Antitrust Cannon at Google
Declan McCullagh / CNET News: FTC, Senate rachet up Google antitrust probes
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Will an antitrust investigation derail the Google train?
John M. Simpson / Inside Google: FTC targets Google for antitrust probe
Lars Paronen / MediaFile: Tech wrap: FTC seen deepening Google probe
Gautham Nagesh / Hillicon Valley: Report: FTC will subpoena Google in antitrust probe
Gautham Nagesh / Hillicon Valley: House Dem praises report of Google antitrust probe
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: The Knives Are Out For Google As FTC Prepares Antitrust Investigation
Bill Rigby / Reuters: Google to receive FTC subpoenas: report
Joe Mullin / paidContent: FTC To Investigate Google Over Antitrust Issues
Mark Gongloff / MarketBeat: Google Shares Fall on FTC Subpoena News
Andrew Couts / Digital Trends: FTC to hit Google with antitrust probe, report says
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: FTC reportedly eyes antitrust probe of Google: Is search giant too dominant?
Shira Ovide / Deal Journal: What Would 2004 Google Say About Antitrust Probe?
Dan Rowinski / ReadWriteWeb: Reports: Google to Face Broad Antitrust Investigation from U.S. Government
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Googleopoly: The Definitive Guide To Antitrust Investigations Against Google
Googleopoly: The Definitive Guide To Antitrust Investigations Against Google
Discussion: The Politico
Mike Zapler / The Politico: Google to panel: Page, Schmidt won't testify
Felix Gillette / Business Week:
The Rise and Inglorious Fall of Myspace — It once promised to redefine music, politics, dating, and pop culture. Rupert Murdoch fell in love with it. Then everything fell apart — Alamy, Bloomberg, Getty Images — In 2006, Jeremy Jackson—the buff, bronzed former Baywatch child star—couldn't imagine a world without Myspace.
Discussion: Yahoo! News and The Social Path
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media:
Even MySpace's Founders Have Stopped Using MySpace — How over is MySpace? So over that even the guys who founded it can't be bothered to update their profiles. Former CEO Chris DeWolfe “cringes” on the rare occasions when he visits his page on the soon-to-be-sold social networking site …
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.”
Ed Oswald / BetaNews: Nokia's first Windows Phone device: ‘Sea Ray’
Daniel Rubino / WPCentral.com: Image of Nokia's ‘Sea Ray’ reveals virtual buttons? We're not so sure.
Chris Nuttall / FT Tech Hub: Nokia's series of unfortunate leaks
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Nokia's Windows Phone Flashed by CEO Stephen Elop
Jay Montano / My Nokia Blog: Nokia's Windows Phone has no Windows Phone buttons? All touch? Or Fake?
Desire Athow / ITProPortal: First Nokia Windows Phone 7 Handset Called Sea-Ray
Apurva Chaudhary / Techie Buzz: Nokia's Windows Phone - Sea Ray, Leaked On Video
Jay Montano / My Nokia Blog: Video: The FIRST Nokia Windows Phone - The Nokia N9 you loved but with Mango and not MeeGo
Charles Arthur / Guardian:
Stephen Elop teases with Nokia Windows Phone - but N9 will be DOA, analyst says
Stephen Elop teases with Nokia Windows Phone - but N9 will be DOA, analyst says
Discussion: ExtremeTech, LiveSide.net, Pocket-lint, OnlyGizmos, CNET News, IntoMobile, Inquirer, Computerworld, Ars Technica, Digital Trends, techfibe.com, TechnoBuffalo, I4U News, DailyTech, All About Symbian, BGR, MediaFile, Know Your Cell, PC World, Windows Phone Sauce, Geek.com and This is my next
Lee Mathews / ExtremeTech: Nokia's First WP7 Device Outed on Video
Rahul Srinivas / OnlyGizmos: Nokia's First Windows Phone Device “Sea Ray” Leaked
Bonnie Cha / CNET News: First Nokia Windows Phone handset leaked?
Wen Muenyi / IntoMobile: Nokia N9 NFC file transfer demoed on video
Chris Martin / Inquirer: Nokia Windows Phone 7 ‘Sea Ray’ gets leaked
Hagop Barounian / techfibe.com: Nokia's First Windows Phone Device Unofficially Leaks, Codenamed ‘Sea Ray’ [w/ video]
Sean P. Aune / TechnoBuffalo: Nokia's First Windows Phone 7 Device Shown Off in Video
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Nokia Windows Phone Sea Ray makes Appearance in Hands of Elop
Zach Epstein / BGR: Symbian is officially no longer Nokia's problem
Lars Paronen / MediaFile: Nokia's first Windows phone is N9 redux
Sean Fallon / Know Your Cell: The “Sea Ray” is Nokia's first Windows phone
Mikael Ricknäs / PC World: Video Shows First Nokia Windows Phone, Code-named 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
Evan Williams / Evhead:
Five Reasons Domains Are Getting Less Important — While discussing possible names for a product recently, someone asked me if we were at the point where getting the perfect domain name was less important than it used to be. While I'm still a sucker for a clean .com, it does seem less important …
Discussion: Fusible.com and parislemon
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
LulzSec Releases Arizona Law Enforcement Data In Retaliation For Immigration Law — LulzSec has just released a a torrent of data it claims to belong to Arizona law enforcement. — From their press release:
Discussion: Slyck, AllThingsD, L.A. Times Tech Blog, Zero Day Blog, PC Magazine, CNET News, ZeroPaid.com, Gizmodo, Lulzsec, msnbc.com, Electronista, Boing Boing and @lulzsec
Thomas Mennecke / Slyck: LulzSec Targets Arizona Law Enforcement in Massive Data Leak
Arik Hesseldahl / AllThingsD: LulzSec Goes All Wikileaks On Arizona State Cops
Sal Rodriguez / L.A. Times Tech Blog: LulzSec claims it hacked into Arizona's law enforcement agency
Stephen Chapman / Zero Day Blog: LulzSec releases deluge of private Arizona law enforcement information
Damon Poeter / PC Magazine: LulzSec Claims Hack of Arizona Law Enforcement
Elinor Mills / CNET News: LulzSec releases Arizona law enforcement data
Sam Biddle / Gizmodo: LulzSec Leaks Hundreds of Classified Arizona Police Documents in Attack Against Border Patrol (Updated)
Suzanne Choney / msnbc.com: LulzSec claims hack of Arizona law enforcement info
Rob Beschizza / Boing Boing: Breaking: LulzSec leaks Arizona law enforcement papers (Updated: Details!)
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: Examiner, mocoNews, TUAW, ITProPortal, GottaBeMobile, Redmond Pie, GigaOM, Appolicious Advisor, iPhone Buzz and PC World
Michael Santo / Examiner: One million T-Mobile iPhone users living on the ‘EDGE’
Kelly Hodgkins / TUAW: T-Mobile now home to 1 million iPhones
Ravi Mandalia / ITProPortal: One Million Unlocked iPhones In Network Claims T-Mobile
Goncalo Ribeiro / Redmond Pie: 1 Million Unlocked iPhones Now Running On T-Mobile's Network In The US [Report]
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: Does hardware trump network speed? 1M T-Mobile iPhones say yes.
Phil Hornshaw / Appolicious Advisor: T-Mobile says it now carries more than 1 million unlocked iPhones
Shane McGlaun / iPhone Buzz: 1M iPhones on T-Mobile, Apple expected to lose Appstore battle, appBlaster gun for iPhone
Eric Mack / PC World: T-Mobile Says 1 Million iPhones on its Network
Marco Arment / Instapaper Blog:
The FBI stole an Instapaper server in an unrelated raid — One of Instapaper's five leased servers was hosted at DigitalOne, a Swiss hosting company leasing blade servers from a Virginia datacenter. Early Tuesday morning, the FBI raided the datacenter to seize servers used …
Discussion: Krebs on Security, Computerworld, BBC, GottaBeMobile, ReadWriteWeb, Betabeat, The Loop and @antderosa, more at Mediagazer »
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security: $72M Scareware Ring Used Conficker Worm
Dan Moren / Computerworld: Remains of the Day: Faster chips, ahoy
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile: FBI Seizure Nets Scareware Ring with Server Seizure That Also Affects Other Sites Like Instapaper
Audrey Watters / ReadWriteWeb: Instapaper Server, Including Data and Codebase, Seized by FBI in an Unrelated Raid
Jim Dalrymple / The Loop: Instapaper server seized in FBI raid
Anthony De Rosa / @antderosa: “the FBI now has illegal possession of nearly all of Instapaper's data” - @marcoarment http://soup.ps/jTkLRn
Tim Bradshaw / FT Technology:
Twitter plans bolder advertisements — Twitter is looking at introducing advertisements among the short messages that users see in the most active part of the social networking service, according to people with direct knowledge of its plans. The move comes as Twitter looks at a wider range …
Discussion: The Next Web, VatorNews, The Huffington Post, ReadWriteWeb, AllTwitter, WebProNews, scribbal.com, The Business Insider and Pulse2, more at Mediagazer »
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web: Twitter reportedly to begin placing ads directly into users' streams
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: Twitter still trying to monetize: in-stream tweets?
Larry Magid / The Huffington Post: Report: Twitter to Place Ads in Timeline
Dan Rowinski / ReadWriteWeb: Promoted Tweets to Enter Twitter User Streams?
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Twitter Mulling Entry Into Deals Space?
Kris Holt / scribbal.com: REPORT: Twitter To Bring Promoted Tweets Into Timeline, Will Launch Groupon-style Deals Feature
Nicholas Carlson / The Business Insider: Right Now, Twitter Is Talking To Agencies About Putting Ads In Your Twitter Stream
Riley Kennysmith / Pulse2: Twitter Looks to Add Ads to Your Timeline
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.
Discussion: Examiner, SlashGear, Geek.com, I4U News, MacGazette.net, IntoMobile and App Advice
Michael Santo / Examiner: Apple to upgrade the iPhone 5 to dual LED flash?
Rue Liu / SlashGear: iPhone 5 To Have Dual LED Flash?
Jennifer Bergen / Geek.com: Apple iPhone 5 to have dual-LED flash?
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: iPhone 5 takes better Low-Light Photos says new Rumor
Marc Flores / IntoMobile: iPhone 5 packing dual-LED flash for its camera?
Joe White / App Advice: Dual LED Flash Coming In iPhone 5?
Apple Gets Antitrust Approval for Nortel Bid — Apple Inc. (AAPL) got approval from U.S. antitrust regulators to bid for the assets of bankrupt Nortel Networks Corp., according to an agency statement. — The Antitrust Division of the Justice Department reviewed Apple's request to bid …
Discussion: AppleInsider, Reuters, CNET News, Wall Street Journal and bizjournals
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: Apple gets antitrust OK for Nortel patents bid
Jeff Bounds / bizjournals: FTC OKs Apple bid for Nortel patents
Jack Purcher / Patently Apple:
New iOS Camera Features in the Works + Glass Apple Store TM on the Way — On June 23, 2011, the US Patent & Trademark Office published Apple's patent application titled “Image Capture Device Having Tilt and/or Perspective Correction. Apple's patent generally relates to image capture devices …
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
eBay Acquired Magento For Over $180 Million - But Not Everyone Is Smiling — Earlier this month, eBay acquired Magento, developer of an open-source e-commerce platform. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but we've heard from multiple sources that the ecommerce and digital payments giant paid north …
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Harry Potter and the amazing exploding book industry — Despite the obvious demand, Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has adamantly refused to offer electronic versions of her phenomenally popular series for young adults — until now. As part of Thursday's launch of an interactive website called Pottermore …
Mike Masnick / Techdirt: Six Years Later, JK Rowling Realizes Ebooks Are A Good Idea... And She Cuts Out The Middleman
Paul Sonne / Wall Street Journal: J.K. Rowling Conjures Up Potter E-Books
Sam Biddle / Gizmodo: Pottermore Is the Ebook's Beatles on iTunes Moment
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent: Three Ways Pottermore.com Could Change Book Publishing
Nicholas Lezard / Guardian: Pottermore: JK Rowling's reading 2.0
Dan Frommer / The Business Insider: Harry Potter And “Pottermore” Could Force Amazon To Open Up The Kindle
Matt Hamblen / Computerworld: Harry Potter books to go digital
Chris Meadows / TeleRead: J.K. Rowling to release Harry Potter e-books DRM-free
Adrian Hon / blogs.telegraph.co.uk: Why JK Rowling's Pottermore will frighten struggling authors - and remember, she used to be one
Matt Peckham / PC World: Sony Joins Hands with J.K. Rowling for Pottermore
Levi Sumagaysay / GMSV: Quoted: J.K. Rowling on the magical world of e-books
Taylor Hatmaker / Reuters: Pottermore unveiled: Harry Potter ebooks and an online wizarding world
Riley Kennysmith / Pulse2: JK Rowling Cuts Out Publishers and Stores to Self-Publish E-Books and Digital Audio
Andy Baio / Waxy:
Kind of Screwed — TL;DR version: Last year, I was threatened with a lawsuit over the pixel art album cover for Kind of Bloop. Despite my firm belief that I was legally in the right, I settled out of court to cut my losses. This ordeal was very nerve-wracking for me and my family …
Mat Honan / Gizmodo: Kind of A Dick Move
Marc Hedlund / O'Reilly Radar: “Kind of Screwed” — My friend Andy Baio just posted Kind of Screwed …
Laughing Squid / @laughingsquid: there's a lively discussion taking place on Jay Maisel's Facebook page regarding his threat to sue @waxpancake http://owl.li/5oW8l
Andy Baio / @waxpancake: Disappointed in many of the comments being posted to Jay Maisel's Facebook page. Discussion: good. Lynch mob: bad.
Daniel Jalkut / @danielpunkass: $32K is probably a lot of money for @waxpancake. Jay Maisel lives in a six-story, 72-room Manhattan home. http://t.co/ADYyrFE
Nilay Patel / @reckless: @gruber Don't get me wrong; I think it's fair use, and I think Maisel went too far. But we have courts, and this should have gone there.
Thomas Hawk / Thomas Hawk Digital Connection: Photographer Jay Maisel Extorts (Opinion) $32,500 Out of Andy Baio
Jason Calacanis / @jason: fracked up (un)fair fracking of fair use... important story by @waxpancake http://t.co/1zVgY8f
Andy Baio / @waxpancake: I was threatened with a lawsuit over Kind of Bloop's pixel-art cover and settled for $32,500. So I wrote about it: http://t.co/Bq6H31N
Meaghan O'Connell / Kickstarter Blog: Kind of Screwed — Original photo © Jay Maisel. (via waxy.org)
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
comScore: the iPad Owns 97 Percent of US Tablet Traffic — As part of its new “device essentials” data product release comScore put out some interesting comparative findings about web traffic patterns from a broad array of mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets.
Discussion: PR Newswire, GigaOM, Electronista, Technologizer, Between the Lines Blog, Daring Fireball and Technology Questions
PR Newswire: comScore Introduces Device Essentials™ for Measuring Digital Traffic from All Devices …
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: iPhones, iPads thrive on Wi-Fi, Androids on 3G and 4G
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: For Wi-Fi, PCs and Macs are Now a Minority
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: ComScore Claims the iPad Accounts for 97 Percent of US Tablet Traffic
Eric Eldon / Inside Facebook:
Another Sign of Facebook's Latest Interest in the Media Business: Netflix CEO Hastings Joins Board — After YouTube, Facebook and Netflix are the second and third favorite online video sites among US users, according to a recent report. Facebook has its social features driving growth …
Richard Lawler / Engadget: Netflix CEO Reed Hastings joins Facebook's Board of Directors
Barbara E. Hernandez / NBC Bay Area: Facebook Adds Netflix CEO to Board of Directors
Emil Protalinski / Friending Facebook Blog: Facebook adds Netflix CEO to board of directors
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD: Reed Hastings Joins Facebook Board
Jennifer Saba / Reuters: Netflix CEO Hastings joins Facebook board
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: Facebook adds Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to board
Shayndi Raice / Digits: Netflix Chief Friends Facebook
Colleen Taylor / GigaOM: Lights, camera... Facebook? Netflix CEO joins board
Jessica Guynn / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Facebook adds Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to board in advance of IPO
Jack Purcher / Patently Apple:
Apple Reveals a Directional Audio UI & Invisible Spatial Arc — On June 23, 2011, the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that reveals various concepts behind a newly advanced directional audio interface. In one scenario, a specialized effect with a new kind …
Discussion: AppleInsider, iClarified, Techland and MacDailyNews
Chris Gayomali / Techland: Apple's Audio Interface Patent Still Won't Help My Running Career
Alex Knapp / Robot Overlords:
Nevada Passes Law Authorizing Driverless Cars — The State of Nevada just passed Assembly Bill No. 511 which, among other things, authorizes the Department of Transportation to develop rules and regulations governing the use of driverless cars, such as Google's concept car, on its roads.
Discussion: Examiner, Stanford Center …, CrunchGear and Geek.com
Michael Santo / Examiner: Nevada steers itself into the future with driverless car law
Ryan Calo / Stanford Center for Internet and Society: Nevada Governor Signs Driverless Car Bill Into Law
Jennifer Bergen / Geek.com: Nevada passes law giving self-driving cars the OK
Shirlene Lim / The Windows Blog:
Upping our game: What's new in the Games Hub for Mango — I used to play games on my Xbox only on the weekends. Now that I work on and own a Windows Phone, I play them at least once a day. As a new “avid gamer” and one of the program managers behind the Games Hub, I'm excited …
Discussion: Engadget, SlashGear, Neowin.net, Windows Phone Secrets, IntoMobile, The Next Web, WMPU, WPCentral.com and Joystiq
Donald Melanson / Engadget: Microsoft details the new Games Hub for Windows Phone Mango
John Callaham / Neowin.net: Windows Phone 7 Mango Games Hub details revealed
Paul Thurrott / Windows Phone Secrets: What's new in the Games Hub for Mango
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: All the coming WP7 Games Hub updates detailed
Daniel Rubino / WPCentral.com: Microsoft details Mango changes to Games Hub [Video]
Mike Schramm / Joystiq: Microsoft shows off new Games Hub for Windows Phone 7 Mango
Darren Murph / Engadget:
Archos intros 80 G9 and 101 G9 Android 3.1 tablets: 1.5GHz CPU, 250GB HDD, 3G-ready (hands-on) — Angling for a new Android 3.1 tablet, are ya? If so, Archos has a new pair emerging from Paris today, the 80 G9 and 101 G9. Predictably, the biggest differentiator between the two is the screen size …
Discussion: Ubergizmo, LAPTOP Magazine, Electronista, IntoMobile, Android Phone Fans, Gizmodo, 9to5 Google, This is my next Podcast, Techie Buzz and GottaBeMobile
Hubert Nguyen / Ubergizmo: Archos G9 Tablets: Humongous Storage, Low price
Sherri L. Smith / LAPTOP Magazine: Archos Unveils OMAP 4 CPU-Powered Tablets
Blake Stimac / IntoMobile: Archos steps up its game with two new Honeycomb tablets
Max Behrman / Gizmodo: A HDD-Powered Tablet Sounds Like a Very Bad Idea
Christian Zibreg / 9to5 Google: Archos goes legit with new Android Honeycomb devices
Dieter Bohn / This is my next Podcast: Archos 101 G9 and 80 G9 tablets bring Honeycomb, hard drive, and Google apps
Josh Constine / Inside Facebook:
Facebook Testing Home Page Design That Keeps Ads and Bookmarks Visible as You Scroll — Facebook is testing a new home page design that allows the news feed to be scrolled independently of the rest of the page. This allows ads, app bookmarks, and the top navigation bar to remain visible …
Juan Carlos Perez / PC World:
Yahoo Chairman Backs CEO Bartz, but Investor Wants Her out — Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz was backed by the company's chairman at the start of the company's annual shareholder meeting on Thursday, but got ripped by an investor who called for her resignation. — Yahoo's board is rumored to be talking …
Discussion: AllThingsD, The Digital Home, Tech Trader Daily and Bits
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD: Yahoo Board Backs Bartz Despite Shareholder Bellyaching
Don Reisinger / The Digital Home: Yahoo annual meeting marked by what wasn't said
Verne G. Kopytoff / Bits: Yahoo Chief Executive Faces Unhappy Shareholders
Jack Purcher / Patently Apple:
Apple Introduces an Enhanced TV Widget Paradigm for HDTV — On June 23, 2011, the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that reveals one of the next chapters for AppleTV. The proposed system is described by Apple as being an enhanced TV widget paradigm.
Discussion: App Advice, 9 to 5 Mac, iPodNN and RazorianFly
Bryan M. Wolfe / App Advice: Apple Wants To Be A Television Star, Uncovered Patent Suggests
Christian Zibreg / 9 to 5 Mac: More widget news: Apple details content-aware widgets for big screen TVs
Joe Wilcox / BetaNews:
Mac OS X 10.6.8 is out, and you need it for Lion — Say, had you wondered about those strange system requirements for Apple's Final Cut Pro X — Mac OS X 10.6.8, yet only dot seven was available? Wonder no more. Late today, Apple released the dot 8 update, quite likely the last before OS X 10.7, aka “Lion”, releases next month.
Discussion: Apple, InfoWorld and Shoutpedia
Lex Friedman / InfoWorld: Apple releases Mac OS X 10.6.8
Tim Stevens / Engadget:
Prototype dual-screened 2-in-1 Android smartpad from Imerj preview — From the front it looks like yet another plain smartphone — dark, nondescript, and maybe a little like an iPhone 4 that's had its right-most extent sliced off. Pick it up, though, and you realize this little thing isn't so nondescript.
Discussion: Android Phone Fans and AndroidGuys
Justin Marden / AndroidGuys: Dual-Screen Android Device Surfaces, Challenges Echo
Laura Chambers / The PayPal Blog:
PayPal Doubles Mobile Payments Predictions to $3 billion in 2011 — It's no secret that everyone's talking about mobile payments. We've written about it plenty here at PayPal, and it's a story playing out in the press almost daily. We recently saw coverage of new data …
Discussion: Digits and TechCrunch, Thanks:paypal