Push Pop Press:
Push Pop Press acquired by Facebook — Last year Push Pop Press set off to re-imagine the book. We created a new way of publishing and exploring text, images, audio, video and interactive graphics, then teamed up with Melcher Media and Al Gore to create a new kind of book.
Discussion: AppleInsider, GigaOM, ReadWriteWeb, Mercury News, VentureBeat, VatorNews, The Business Insider, Publishing Perspectives, Daring Fireball, Digital Media Wire, Inside Facebook, Guardian, All Facebook, CNET News, mocoNews, TechCrunch, TUAW, MacStories, GigaOM, MarketingVox News & Trends, Mashable!, @austinsarner, WebProNews, @kimon, @om and @mg
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider: Push Pop Press drops iPad ebooks after being acquired by Facebook
Om Malik / GigaOM: Bummer! Push Pop we hardly knew ya!
John Paul Titlow / ReadWriteWeb: Facebook Buys E-book Maker Push Pop Press, Plans to Integrate its Tech
Jeremy C. Owens / Mercury News: Biz Break: Debt deal doesn't save Wall Street; plus iCloud beta, Skype's iPad app and a Facebook purchase
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: Facebook acquires Push Pop Press for tablet design
Hannah Johnson / Publishing Perspectives: Facebook Acquires Book App Developer Push Pop Press
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Push Pop Press Acquired by Facebook; Abandons Planned Publishing Platform
Chris Marlowe / Digital Media Wire: Facebook Buys Interactive Publisher
Eric Eldon / Inside Facebook: Facebook Buys Digital Book Creator Push Pop Press for “the Ideas and Technology”
Stuart Dredge / Guardian: Facebook buys iOS book-app publisher Push Pop Press
Jackie Cohen / All Facebook: Facebook Acquires Push Pop Press
Don Reisinger / CNET News: Facebook buys digital bookmaker Push Pop Press
Laura Hazard Owen / mocoNews: Facebook Buys Digital Book Publisher Push Pop Press
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch: Facebook Buys Digital Bookmaking Service Push Pop Press
Megan Lavey-Heaton / TUAW: Facebook acquires iOS publishing platform Push Pop Press
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Facebook Acquires Award-winning iOS Publishing Platform Push Pop Press
Colleen Taylor / GigaOM: Facebook snaps up e-book startup Push Pop Press
Christina Warren / Mashable!: Facebook Buys iPad Book-Maker Push Pop Press
Austin Sarner / @austinsarner: Facebook acquires @pushpoppress. I will not be going with them and have left to pursue other projects. Best of luck @mike_matas and @kimon!
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Push Pop Press Becomes Part of Facebook
Kimon Tsinteris / @kimon: @pushpoppress has been acquired! http://t.co/8PzgDXZ
Om Malik / @om: just when you think there is a company that is going to go big they pull a patzer and sell out http://t.co/3Ybyugf. why?
Matt Galligan / @mg: @om WTF. These guys had such incredible promise. Facebook won't publish books. What a sad state of affairs.
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD:
Facebook Acquires Interactive iPad Book Maker — Facebook has acquired Push Pop Press, the company behind iPad app “Our Choice,” based on a book by Al Gore. — Push Pop Press was founded by former Apple design prodigy Mike Matas, who demoed “Our Choice” at the TED conference this year to rave reviews.
Discussion: Friending Facebook Blog and 9to5Mac
Emil Protalinski / Friending Facebook Blog: Facebook acquires interactive iPad book maker Push Pop Press
Shifty Jelly's blog of mystery:
Amazon App Store: Rotten To The Core — About 3 months ago, we set off on a little experiment into the world of the Amazon App Store. Back then people were hailing it as the solution to the problems with the Google Market, industry pundits like Andy Ihnatko called it ‘An Excellent Work in Progress’.
Discussion: SplatF, mocoNews, GigaOM, TechCrunch, parislemon, PadGadget, ChannelAndroid.com, Electronista, Hardware 2.0 Blog and IntoMobile
Dan Frommer / SplatF: 4 lessons from Amazon's Android Appstore
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: 54,805 reasons not to be Amazon's free app of the day
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch: Amazon's Appstore: You'll Make $0 When We Give Your App Away, And You'll Like It
Mel / ChannelAndroid.com: Another Developer leaves the Amazon App Store, confirms dark side of their free App program
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0 Blog: Android developer calls Amazon App Store “Rotten to the core”
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: Is the Amazon App Store bad for developers?
Timo Burkard / Google Chrome Blog:
Instant Pages on Google Chrome — A few weeks ago, we announced that Google's Instant Pages feature would be available to our Chrome beta channel users. Today, we're happy to let you know that Instant Pages is on by default in the latest stable version of Chrome.
Seth Rosenblatt / CNET News: Chrome 13 delivers Instant Pages
Alex Chitu / Google Operating System: Chrome 13 — Google released the first stable Chrome 13 build …
Gregg Keizer / Computerworld: Google patches 30 Chrome bugs, adds Instant Pages
Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine: Chrome 13 Adds Instant Pages, Print Preview
Seth Weintraub / 9to5Mac: Chrome 13 is now stable, ready for upgrade
Jon Mitchell / ReadWriteWeb: Google Chrome Predicts And Pre-Loads Instant Pages
Melanie Pinola / Lifehacker: Google Chrome Gets Speedy Instant Pages Search Results by Default
Zoli Erdos / CloudAve: Chrome Update With Print Preview, Better PDF
Cody Fink / MacStories: Google Chrome's Latest Stable Turns Instant Pages on by Default for Faster Googling
EJ / Around The World and Back Again:
How I feel today — I imagine many of you are wondering how I feel today, having read the statement that Brian Chesky posted yesterday on his Airbnb blog. I thought I might best explain my reaction here, in my own words. — When I originally wrote my story, I did so as a personal account …
Discussion: Betabeat, Gawker, NBC Bay Area and Marketing Pilgrim
Adrianne Jeffries / Betabeat: The Story of Airbnb's Nightmare PR Fail Becomes a Trilogy With Victim's Third Blog Post
Sajid Farooq / NBC Bay Area: PR Nightmare Forces SF Startup to Apologize
Buzz Moody / Ausdroid:
Samsung Australia's official comment on Apple's complaint to the Federal Court, Galaxy Tab 10.1 will be sold in AU — After reaching out to Samsung late last night for a statement in regards to Apple's complaint to the Federal Court of Australia about the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and its likeness to the iPad …
Discussion: Network World, CNET News, FOSS Patents, AppleInsider, 9to5Mac, Between the Lines Blog, DailyTech, Fortune, Geek.com, TUAW, TechCrunch, Electronista, Softpedia News and AllThingsD
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: Samsung plans Apple-OK'd Galaxy Tab Down Under
Florian Mueller / FOSS Patents: Samsung's official comment on the Australian Galaxy Tab 10.1 situation is extremely weak
Sam Oliver / AppleInsider: Samsung says Galaxy Tab 10.1 will launch in Australia, despite Apple complaint
Christian Zibreg / 9to5Mac: Samsung: We'll ship Galaxy Tab 10.1 to Australia, Apple be damned
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: Samsung's Australian setback: A peek at Android's future?
Jennifer Bergen / Geek.com: Samsung to sell different model of Galaxy Tab in Australia
Matt Burns / TechCrunch: Samsung To Release Galaxy Tab 10.1 Tablet In Australia Despite Court Ruling
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD: Samsung to Apple: Whatever. We Weren't Going to Sell That Galaxy Tab in Australia Anyway.
Eric Slivka / MacRumors:
U.S. Regulators Agree to Investigate Apple's Patent Claims Against Samsung
U.S. Regulators Agree to Investigate Apple's Patent Claims Against Samsung
Discussion: AllThingsD, USITC, Reuters, CNET News, Shiny Objects, Electronista, Sammy Hub and Tech Trader Daily
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD: Apple and Samsung in ITC Standoff
USITC: USITC INSTITUTES SECTION 337 INVESTIGATION ON CERTAIN ELECTRONIC DIGITAL MEDIA DEVICES AND COMPONENTS THEREOF
Edwin Chan / Reuters: U.S. trade panel to probe Apple claim against Samsung
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: ITC to investigate Apple's complaint vs. Samsung
Brian Caulfield / Shiny Objects: Trade Commission Votes To Check Out Apple's Claims Against Samsung
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM:
Hands-on with the Skype iPad app that came and went (and came back again) — Update: The Skype iPad app is now available once again in the U.S. App Store, so if you like the looks of what you see below, go ahead and check it out for yourself. — Late Monday night, Skype for iPad finally went arrived …
Discussion: L.A. Times Tech Blog, MediaPost, eWeek, InfoWorld, TUAW, TechFlash, TiPb, The Sociable, BetaNews, @skype, ReadWriteWeb, AllThingsD, 9to5Mac, MacGazette.net, Appolicious Advisor and MobileSyrup.com
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Skype for iPad app hits Apple's App Store
Nathan Eddy / eWeek: Skype iPad App Launches After False Start
Robert X. Cringely / InfoWorld: Skype releases iPad-native client
Leanna Lofte / TiPb: UPDATED: Skype for iPad hits the App Store. Skype removes it.
Darren McCarra / The Sociable: Skype launches official iPad app, pulls it from App Store hours later
Nick Peers / BetaNews: Skype makes a big, brash debut for iPad
@skype: To ensure your best Skype experience, we've temporarily removed Skype for iPad which went live prematurely today.
John Paul Titlow / ReadWriteWeb: Skype Launches an Official iPad App (UPDATED)
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac: Skype for iPad goes live, has video and audio calling over both 3G and WiFi (update: removed)
Phil Hornshaw / Appolicious Advisor: Skype app hits iPad after brief disappearing act
Ian Hardy / MobileSyrup.com: Skype for iPad is now available
Rick Osterloh / The Big Blog:
Skype Now Optimized for your iPad
Skype Now Optimized for your iPad
Discussion: VentureBeat, CNN, Technologizer, PC World, Seattle Times, Computerworld, AllThingsD, Skype Journal, GeekWire, Communications …, VoIP & Gadgets Blog, USA Today and Lifehacker, Thanks:beet_tv
Sean Ludwig / VentureBeat: Hands on with Skype for iPad, a killer video chat app
Doug Gross / CNN: Skype now available for the iPad
Ed Oswald / Technologizer: Skype for iPad is Here (For Real This Time)
Gregg Keizer / PC World: Skype Takes iPad App Live, for Real This Time
Janet I. Tu / Seattle Times: Skype comes to iPad
John Ribeiro / Computerworld: Skype for iPad goes live, briefly
Ina Fried / AllThingsD: Skype for iPad Now Officially Official
Brett Molina / USA Today: Skype launches app for iPad
Whitson Gordon / Lifehacker: Skype Brings Video Chat, Instant Messaging, and SMS to the iPad
Timothy Hay / Venture Capital Dispatch:
ZocDoc Staff Gets $50M Surprise From DST Global's Yuri Milner — One way to tell you work at a successful start-up company is when one of the founders of Russian venture firm DST Global appears at your quarterly meeting and says he is giving the company $50 million to continue disrupting the status quo.
Discussion: VentureBeat, Guardian, VatorNews, Betabeat and The ZocDoc Blog
Dominic Rushe / Guardian: Twitter valued at $8bn after large investment
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: ZocDoc secures $50 million for doc appointments
Adrianne Jeffries / Betabeat: ZocDoc Raises $50 M. from Facebook Investor DST Global
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Exclusive: Ning Is Being Shopped Around at $150M Price Tag — According to multiple sources close to the situation, Ning has been talking recently to a large pool of companies about selling itself, including Google and Groupon, as well as to a number of private equity companies.
Greg Sandoval / Media Maverick:
Federal court to order film service Zediva shut down — Zediva, the video service that attempted to build a business by exploiting loopholes in copyright law, suffered a serious setback today when a federal judge granted a preliminary injunction against the service.
Discussion: DSLreports, Techdirt, Ars Technica, ReadWriteWeb, GigaOM, VentureBeat, TechCrunch, paidContent, OUT-LAW News and Plagiarism Today
DSLreports: MPAA Gets Zediva Shut Down - Remote DVR Player System Highlights Copyright Law Absurdity
Mike Masnick / Techdirt: Court Shuts Down Zediva: Apparently The Length Of The Cable Determines If Something Is Infringing
Timothy B. Lee / Ars Technica: Judge orders shutdown of DVD-streaming service Zediva
John Paul Titlow / ReadWriteWeb: Citing Copyright, Judge Orders Movie Streaming Service Zediva to Shut Down
Ryan Lawler / GigaOM: Zediva is nuked, Hollywood rejoices
Jolie O'Dell / VentureBeat: DVD rental startup Zediva fought the law; guess who won?
Matt Burns / TechCrunch: Movie Streaming Service Zediva Shuttered Over Legal Battle With MPAA, Vows To Keep Fighting
Joe Mullin / paidContent: In Battle With MPAA, Zediva Is Down For The Count
Jonathan Bailey / Plagiarism Today: 3 Count: Cable News
Fred / A VC:
Are Real Names Required For Real Socializing? — Over the weeekend my friend Jeff Jarvis and I had a twebate about this topic. You can see it in action on storify thanks to David Connell. — I'm all for real names if people want to use them. I use “fredwilson” on every web service I can and that is almost all of them.
Discussion: Electronic Frontier Foundation, @kevinmarks and @howardlindzon
Eva / Electronic Frontier Foundation: Randi Zuckerberg Runs in the Wrong Direction on Pseudonymity Online
Kevin Marks / @kevinmarks: Eva explains to Randi Zuckerberg why the Greater Internet F**kwad Theory is wrong: http://j.mp/nvuCu4
Ben Popper / Betabeat:
Turntable.fm Picks Union Square Ventures as Investor Over Kleiner and Accel — In a room of bobbing avatars, “Radiohead” takes on new meaning. — While the legal paperwork is still being finished, Betabeat has learned from multiple sources that Union Square Venture is the big new investor in Turntable.fm.
Discussion: VatorNews, VentureBeat, The Business Insider and AllThingsD, Thanks:betabeat
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: Turntable.fm to raise $7.5 million at $37.5 value?
Alyson Shontell / The Business Insider: Lady Gaga And Kanye West Investing In Turntable.fm
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD: Union Square Ventures Gives Turntable a Spin
Shira Ovide / Deal Journal:
The Latest Groupon Killer: Amazon … The clones are attacking in droves. — While Groupon has become perhaps the fastest-growing company in the history of humanity, Groupon fans have been forced to fend off nagging questions about when and whether competitors would start pecking away at its business model.
Discussion: Communications …, GeekWire, WebProNews, ReadWriteWeb, TechFlash, ClickZ, Marketing Pilgrim and GMSV
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Amazon Local Heads to Groupon's Home Turf
Christopher Heine / ClickZ: Amazon Debuts Local Deals in 14 Markets
Frank Reed / Marketing Pilgrim: Amazon Deals Offered in Groupon's Backyard
Levi Sumagaysay / GMSV: Online dealing: Amazon, Google and other Groupon clones
Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:
FiOS dominates as FCC measures actual Internet speeds — For the first time ever, the FCC has collected data (PDF) showing real-world speeds that Americans receive from their Internet providers. And the news is pretty good! Or, perhaps, it's pretty bad! — Advocacy group Free Press blasted the results, released today.
Discussion: BetaNews, DSLreports, Electronista, PC World, CableTechTalk, GigaOM and @fcc
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: FCC says ISPs aren't lying about their advertised speeds
DSLreports: FCC: ISPs Deliver 80% of Advertised Speeds - Though Some ISPs Fare Horribly During Peak Hours
Grant Gross / PC World: FCC: Broadband Delivers Close to Advertised Speeds
James Assey / CableTechTalk: Broadband Speeds - As Advertised
Janko Roettgers / GigaOM: Cablevision is biggest loser in FCC broadband speed report
Jon Brodkin / Network World:
Android Trojan records phone calls — CA security team finds more advanced Android malware — A new Android Trojan is capable of recording phone conversations, according to a CA security researcher. — While a previous Trojan found by CA logged the details of incoming and outgoing phone calls …
Discussion: Ars Technica, SlashGear, VentureBeat, Redmond Pie, Hardware 2.0 Blog, Guardian, BetaNews, THN : The Hacker News, CNET News, The Register, ReadWriteWeb, msnbc.com, Electronista, CA Security Advisor …, Softpedia News, Softpedia News, TechCrunch, GottaBeMobile, DroidMatters.com, Fast Company, Digital Trends, Engadget, IntoMobile, Droid Life, blog.chron.com, WinExtra and PhoneArena
Jolie O'Dell / VentureBeat: New Android trojan can record your phone calls
Uzair Ghani / Redmond Pie: New Android Malware Records Your Calls Without Consent, Uploads Them To Online Servers
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0 Blog: Android Trojan records conversations, can send them to bad guys
Josh Halliday / Guardian: App for Google Android smartphones secretly records calls
Don Reisinger / CNET News: Android Trojan records your phone conversations
John Leyden / The Register: Evil Android Trojan records your calls
Rosa Golijan / msnbc.com: Creepy Android malware records your phone calls
Dinesh Venkatesan / CA Security Advisor Research Blog: A Trojan spying on your conversations
Chris Velazco / TechCrunch: Android Malware Eavesdrops, Records Your Conversations
Zack Nebbaki / DroidMatters.com: Android trojan found to record conversations
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: Nasty Android Virus Fails To Inform You Your Calls May Be Recorded (Not For Quality Assurance)
Andrew Couts / Digital Trends: New Android virus secretly records phone calls
Terrence O'Brien / Engadget: New Android trojan can record phone calls, expose your embarrassing fantasy baseball talk
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: Scary Android trojan can record your phone calls
Kellex / Droid Life: New Android Trojan Can Record Calls, We Remind You Again to Avoid Shady 3rd Party Markets
Dwight Silverman / blog.chron.com: New Android spyware records your phone calls
Steven Hodson / WinExtra: The Windows lesson that Android needs to learn, and learn quick; but probably won't.
Facebook's mobile users — A little idle browsing: Facebook has a page for every app authorised to connect to its system, and those pages give active users (examples: iPhone, Blackberry). So, you can see how many people are using each Facebook app on each mobile platform.
Discussion: MediaPost, SocialTimes.com, iPhone, Adotas and ReadWriteWeb
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: Android More Facebook-Friendly Than Apple?
Todd Ogasawara / SocialTimes.com: Facebook App Users by Mobile Platform: iPhone #1. Android #2. Where Do the Rest Rank?
Adrian Hoppel / iPhone: Facebook Mobile Users Not Coming From iPad Apps
Gavin Dunaway / Adotas: Third-Party Facebook Mobile Apps Get a Lot of Use
Dan Rowinski / ReadWriteWeb: How Does Facebook's Mobile Usage Breakdown by Platform?
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
AOL Editions Delivers A Daily Briefing To Your iPad — The dream of a personalized magazine tuned just for you keeps showing itself on the iPad. Today's edition comes from AOL Editions, which is finally coming out after much fine-tuning and a silly video. (Disclosure: TechCrunch is also owned by AOL).
Discussion: Bits, Gizmodo, ReadWriteWeb and GottaBeMobile, more at Mediagazer »
Verne G. Kopytoff / Bits: AOL Makes an iPad Reader
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb: AOL Editions Offers a New Take on the iPad Newspaper
Kevin / GottaBeMobile: AOL Editions Tries to Make Reading Online News More Fruitful and Magazine-Like
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
iPad 2 finally ships within 24 hours from Apple's U.S. and Canada online stores — In mid-July, Apple seemingly caught up with the iPad 2 rush as orders were finally shipping within 1-3 from the Apple Online Store. Now, Apple has taken this improvement in supply and demand even further.
Discussion: SlashGear, PhoneArena, GottaBeMobile, BGR, MacRumors, BGR, SplatF, Electronista, TUAW and The Business Insider
Zach Epstein / BGR: Apple iPad 3 to launch at current price points as iPad 2 is discounted, discontinued
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Apple's iPad 2 Shipping Estimates Drop to ‘Within 24 Hours’ in U.S. and Canada
Zach Epstein / BGR: iPad 2 orders from online Apple Store ship within one day for first time since launch
Dan Frommer / SplatF: iPad 2 supply and demand are finally in balance
Steven Sande / TUAW: iPad 2 shipping time hits 24 hours for the first time
Ellis Hamburger / The Business Insider: iPad 2 Supply Finally Catches Up To Insane Demand
Chris / cdixon.org:
What the NYC startup world needs (and doesn't need) — Here's what I think NYC needs to become a serious, long-term startup hub: — 1) Some extremely successful startups. We need PayPals - companies that spin out boatloads of talented entrepreneurs and “smart money” angel investors.
Foo Yun Chee / Reuters:
Exclusive: Google complainants in EU probe now 9 — (Reuters) - The European Commission is now investigating a total of nine antitrust complaints against Internet search engine giant Google, two sources said on Tuesday. — The EU antitrust regulator has up to now only confirmed four cases against Google.
Discussion: MediaFile, Googling Google Blog, Search Engine Land and The Next Web
Lars Paronen / MediaFile: Tech wrap: ITC joins Apple-Samsung spat
Matt Weinberger / Googling Google Blog: Google faces nine antitrust complaints in the EU
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: Bing's Battle With Google: How Long Is “Long Term”?
John Forsythe / Blamcast:
Why You Can'T Search For PhpBB On Bing — I've discovered an interesting bug: You can't search for “phpBB” on Bing. — I was doing some research for my startup naming business when I came across a deleted forum post I wanted to read. Google didn't have a cached copy, so I decided to paste the URL into Bing.
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: The Bing Screen of Death
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD:
Some 13 Percent of Twitter Employees Used to Work at Google — A significant portion of Twitter employees — something like 13 percent — used to work at Google. — According to LinkedIn, 87 of the 641 people who say they currently work at Twitter were formerly employed by Google.
Discussion: PC Magazine, Bloomberg and Guardian
Leslie Horn / PC Magazine: Report: Twitter is Halfway to Raising $800 Million
Jemima Kiss / Guardian: Is Twitter really worth $8bn?
Tabassum Zakaria / Reuters:
Government hankers for hackers — (Reuters) - The National Security Agency has a challenge for hackers who think they're hot stuff: prove it by working on the “hardest problems on Earth.” — Computer hacker skills are in great demand in the U.S. government to fight the cyber wars that pose …
Discussion: Digital Trends and DailyTech
Andrew Couts / Digital Trends: US gov't building hacker army for cyber war
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Kleiner Perkins Backs Former Hulu CTO Eric Feng's Social Startup Erly — Kleiner Perkins is announcing a new investment this morning in stealth company Erly. Interestingly, Eric Feng, newly appointed partner at KPCB and previously founding CTO of Hulu, is starting the new new social company …
Discussion: AllThingsD and Venture Capital Dispatch
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD: Hulu Tech Team to Launch Social Start-Up Erly With Backing From Kleiner Perkins
Neil Hughes / AppleInsider:
Apple's fifth-gen iPhone could be ‘bigger upgrade than expected’ — Sources in Apple's overseas supply chain have reportedly indicated that the company's forthcoming fifth-generation iPhone could be a more significant upgrade than previous rumors have suggested, sporting a larger display and thinner design.
Discussion: CNET News, Electronista, The Business Insider, MacRumors, Tech Trader Daily, TechnoBuffalo, BGR, MacPost, WebProNews and O'Grady's PowerPage
Lance Whitney / CNET News: Analyst: iPhone 5 could double Apple's market share
Tiernan Ray / Tech Trader Daily: AAPL: iPhone 5′s Larger Display, Dual-Core Chip Could Woo, Says Sterne Agee
Jonathan S. Geller / BGR: Apple iPhone 5 to launch in October in Canada
Mike Webb / MacPost: [Sources]: iPhone 5 to have Bigger Screen, Thinner Profile with no 4G-LTE Network
Vlad Savov / This is my next:
Compaq Mini will be Verizon's first LTE netbook, cost $449.99 on contract this Thursday — Verizon may already have its first LTE laptop in the shape of the HP Pavilion dm1, but that bad boy costs a cent under $600 (with no subsidies in sight), so it's reasonable to expect that the company …
Discussion: Verizon, GeekWire, TechCrunch, Geeky-Gadgets, Liliputing and SlashGear
Chris Velazco / TechCrunch: Verizon Preps Compaq Mini, The First LTE-Enabled Netbook
Shane McGlaun / Geeky-Gadgets: Verizon unveils LTE packing Compaq Mini CQ10-688nr Netbook
Brad Linder / Liliputing: Verizon introduces its first 4G LTE netbook
Guy Faulconbridge / Reuters:
Russian minister calls for limits on the Internet — * Interior minister's call raises fear of Internet controls — * Russian-language bloggers ridicule Nurgaliyev's remarks — Russia's interior minister called on Tuesday for limits on the Internet to prevent a slide …
David Plotz / Slate Magazine:
My Fake Facebook Birthdays … Like This Story … - Hitchens: What It Means That Turkey Has Pushed Out Its Top Generals- Why Did Seven Heads of State Attend the Opening of This Shopping Mall ... in Kazakhstan? - Alberto Gonzales and John Yoo Discuss Their Torture Memos With Dahlia Lithwick …
Adrian Chen / Gawker: How Not to Prove Facebook Is Destroying Our Relationships
Darryl K. Taft / eWeek:
InMobi Buys Sprout for HTML5, Rich Media Expertise — InMobi acquires HTML5 rich media creative platform maker Sprout in a move to beef up its mobile ad business. — InMobi, the independent mobile ad network, announced its acquisition of Sprout, the maker of an HTML5 rich media creative platform.
Discussion: MediaPost, VentureBeat and TechCrunch
Mark Walsh / MediaPost: InMobi Acquires Rich Media Firm Sprout
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: InMobi nabs Sprout for easy HTML5 ad creation
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch: HTML5 Ad Builder Sprout Acquired By InMobi