Matt Brian / The Next Web:
RIM's BlackBerry blog hacked after it cooperates with police over London riots — RIM's Inside BlackBerry blog was hacked on Tuesday afternoon, after the company declared it would cooperate with UK Police to help bring individuals involved in the London riots to justice.
Discussion: Gizmodo, The Register, Telegraph, Mashable!, Gawker, Naked Security, WebProNews, CNET News and IntoMobile, more at Mediagazer »
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: BlackBerry's Site Hacked After RIM Vows to Help Bring BBM-Using Rioters to Justice
John Leyden / The Register: BlackBerry blog hacked with riot-related threats
Matt Warman / Telegraph: London riots: BlackBerry workers threatened
Christina Warren / Mashable!: BlackBerry Blog Hacked in Wake of London Riots
Adrian Chen / Gawker: Blackberry Hacked for Cooperating with London Police
Graham Cluley / Naked Security: BlackBerry blog hacked after London riots
Chris Matyszczyk / CNET News: Social networking fanning London's flames?
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: RIM to help police on BBM role in London riots
Josh Halliday / Guardian:
London riots: BlackBerry to help police probe Messenger looting ‘role’ — Met police claim popular, encrypted and free Messenger service fanned riots in Tottenham and helped organise looting — The maker of the BlackBerry, Research in Motion, said on Monday night that it would co-operate …
Discussion: The Register, Epicenter, Computerworld, VentureBeat, Computerworld, The Next Web, BBC, Inquirer, @uk_blackberry, Computerworld, IntoMobile, Pulse2, CNET News, Collaboration 2.0 Blog, Electronista, Disruptors, TechEye, Fudzilla, Techdirt, All Facebook, ITworld.com, The Register, Gawker, T3.com News and Gizmodo
Olivia Solon / Epicenter: Why Has BlackBerry Been Blamed for the London Riots?
Barbara Krasnoff / Computerworld: Technology as a tool in today's news
Iain Mackenzie / BBC: Is technology to blame for the London riots?
Dean Wilson / Inquirer: RIM offers to help UK police track down rioters
BlackBerry UK / @uk_blackberry: We feel for those impacted by the riots in London. We have engaged with the authorities to assist in any way we can.
Simon Sage / IntoMobile: Official BlackBerry blog hacked in protest of London riot investigation, threatens RIM employees
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: RIM To Cooperate With Police Over BBM Service Playing A Key Role In London Riots
Ben Woods / CNET News: Sony warehouse burns in London riots
Oliver Marks / Collaboration 2.0 Blog: Riotous times — Summary: Digital tools of choice in a world …
Parmy Olson / Disruptors: BlackBerry's RIM To Help Police Trace London Rioters
Edward Berridge / TechEye: Blackberry will report London rioters
Peter Scott / Fudzilla: Rozzers blame blackberries for London riot
Mike Masnick / Techdirt: London Riots? Blame The Blackberry!
Jennifer Moire / All Facebook: Facebook's Role In London Riots Is Under Investigation
Ryan Tate / Gawker: London Riots Were Powered by Blackberry
Chris Smith / T3.com News: Tech Today: BlackBerry probes London riots claim
Sam Biddle / Gizmodo: A Map of Every London Riot Zone
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google Group Members to Use Facial Recognition to Identify London Rioters — A new Google Group called “London Riots Facial Recognition” has appeared online, in the wake of the riots that rocked the U.K. capital over the weekend. The group's goal is to use facial recognition technologies …
Parmy Olson / Disruptors:
Londoners Use Twitter To Coordinate Riot Cleanup
Londoners Use Twitter To Coordinate Riot Cleanup
Discussion: GMSV, Digital Trends, Hitwise Intelligence, BBC, Mashable!, Marketing Pilgrim, techPresident, Guardian, @riotcleanup, Tech Europe, The Wall Blog, Telegraph, L.A. Times Tech Blog, ZDNet and GigaOM
Levi Sumagaysay / GMSV: Tech and mayhem: BlackBerry and the London riots, Facebook and prisoners
Derek Mead / Digital Trends: Twitter, Facebook aiding London clean-up
James Murray / Hitwise Intelligence: London Riots cause traffic spike on Twitter
Erica Swallow / Mashable!: London Riots: Social Media Mobilizes Riot Cleanup
Frank Reed / Marketing Pilgrim: During Crisis What's Your Social Media of Choice: Twitter, Facebook, BBM or Other?
Nick Judd / techPresident: Tottenham Rioters, BlackBerry Messaging, and the Rise of the ‘Flash Mob’ As Something Scary
Josh Halliday / Guardian: London riots: how BlackBerry Messenger played a key role
Clean Up London / @riotcleanup: The clean up team http://lockerz.com/s/128016976
Ben Rooney / Tech Europe: Social Media Mobilizes London Riot Clean Up
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Twitter, BlackBerry Messenger cited as fueling London riots [Updated]
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet: BlackBerry Messenger ‘used to perpetuate riots’ in London
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Network effects: Social media's role in the London riots
Chang-Ran Kim / Reuters:
Sony: London warehouse fire may affect UK deliveries
Sony: London warehouse fire may affect UK deliveries
Discussion: The Register, Digital Trends, Electronista, Sydney Morning Herald, Music Ally, Gizmodo, Digital Trends, Bloomberg, VG247, The Register, bit-tech.net and BBC
Kelly Fiveash / The Register: Sony confirms investigation into warehouse blaze is underway
Trevor Mogg / Digital Trends: Sony UK warehouse blaze could affect deliveries
Stuart Dredge / Music Ally: Sony DADC warehouse burns to ground in London riots
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Looters Set Fire to Sony Distribution Center
Mariko Yasu / Bloomberg: Sony Says London Warehouse May Be on Fire After Riots
Brenna Hillier / VG247: Sony warehouse fire likely to impact product distribution
Kelly Fiveash / The Register: Sony distribution centre engulfed by fire
Joe Martin / bit-tech.net: Sony's Enfield warehouse torched in London riots
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Get Ready For A Photo App Explosion With iOS 5 — At this point, it's already clear that the iPhone has become the camera many people use on a daily basis. The iPhone 4 is now by far the most popular camera on Flickr (and that's true even though it's being undercounted — likely drastically).
Discussion: Pulse2, Appolicious Advisor, PhoneArena, FierceDeveloper and everythingiCafe
Riley Kennysmith / Pulse2: The iPhone 5: a Mobile Photographer's Dream?
Phil Hornshaw / Appolicious Advisor: Lots of photo options showing up in iOS 5 beta
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Photo Filters To Be Built Into iOS 5
Gamification is Bulls**t — My position statement at the Wharton Gamification Symposium — In his short treatise On Bulls**t, the moral philosopher Harry Frankfurt gives us a useful theory of bulls**t. We normally think of bulls**t as a synonym—albeit a somewhat vulgar one—for lies or deceit.
Darren Murph / Engadget:
Nokia: the N9 isn't coming to America — If you've been eagerly awaiting September 23rd so you can grab your very own Nokia N9 in America, the company's first (and last) MeeGo smartphone may not be shipping in your region after all. We've been reaching out to Espoo in recent weeks in an attempt …
Discussion: The Nokia Blog, netbooknews.com, SoMobile, SlashGear, I4U News, MobileBurn.com, Engadget Mobile and Inquirer
Mark Guim / The Nokia Blog: Confirmed: Nokia N9 Not Coming to America
T'Kisha George / SoMobile: No dates for Nokia N9 UK release
Chris Davies / SlashGear: No Nokia N9 for US as MeeGo plans stay minimal
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Nokia N9 MeeGo Phone will not be released in United States
Dan Seifert / MobileBurn.com: Nokia says no N9 for America
Brad Molen / Engadget Mobile: Nokia N9 countdown timer removed, confusing calendars everywhere (update: here's why)
Chris Martin / Inquirer: Nokia keeps quiet over N9 launch in the UK
Horace Dediu / asymco:
The fate of mobile phone brands — The violence with which new platforms have displaced incumbent mobile vendor fortunes continues to surprise. — Nokia's Symbian platform has gone from 47% share to 16% in three years — Microsoft's phone platforms have gone from 12% to 1%
Discussion: Tech Europe and DisplayBlog
Ben Rooney / Tech Europe: How Nokia Sidestepped the Android Trap
Matt Rosoff / The Business Insider:
Why Did Microsoft Cut Dolby Out Of Windows 8? — On its earnings call last Friday, audio technology company Dolby announced that the next version of Microsoft Windows might not included its technology. — Its stock dropped about 18% on the news. — Microsoft has shipped Dolby technology …
Austin Carr / Fast Company:
AOL iPad Mag “Editions” Missed The Memo About The AOL Way — The iPad magazine looks gorgeous and works about as well as Zite, Flipboard, et. al. It even understands if you're not into AOL content. And it's cool with that. Why? Its creators, David Temkin and Sol Lipman explain.
Discussion: everythingiCafe, digiday:DAILY and Mixed Media, more at Mediagazer »
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Did AOL Just Release An App That Doesn't Suck?
Brian Morrissey / digiday:DAILY: Privacy and Middlemen: One of the biggest struggles in the online …
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: Why Huffpo Would Be Better Off Without ‘Zombie’ AOL
Sal Rodriguez / L.A. Times Tech Blog:
AntiSec stole thousands of personal records, analysis shows — A massive data cache posted on the Internet by hacker group AntiSec over the weekend contained thousands of Social Security numbers, dates of birth, passwords and telephone numbers, among other personal information …
Georgina Prodhan / Reuters:
IPad rivals have better chance in Europe: Forrester — (Reuters) - Would-be rivals to Apple's iPad have more of a chance in Europe than they do in the United States, but they need to cut prices fast to grasp the opportunity, IT research firm Forrester said on Tuesday.
Discussion: PadGadget, Mobile Entertainment, MobileBurn.com, NBC Bay Area, The Next Web and BGR
Stuart Dredge / Mobile Entertainment: Analysts disagree on relative success for iPad and Android tablets
Dan Seifert / MobileBurn.com: Tablet makers have better shot to compete with iPad in Europe says analysts
Barbara E. Hernandez / NBC Bay Area: Android Tablets Could Overtake iPad in Europe
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
NYT Labs: Can a newspaper think like a startup? — After delaying the project while it launched a paywall, the New York Times has finally rolled out its version of Google Labs, the now-shuttered project that provided a home for the search company's various web experiments.
Discussion: The Business Insider, beta620, Nieman Journalism Lab, ReadWriteWeb and Communications …, more at Mediagazer »
Gianluigi Cuccureddu / The Business Insider: New York Times' Beta620 Crowdsources For Innovation and New Product Development
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab: The Kingdom and the Tower: NYT launches beta620, a crowdsourced testing ground for new projects
Jon Mitchell / ReadWriteWeb: NY Times Lets the Public Tinker With its Web Experiments
Adrian Chen / Gawker:
The Nerve Center of the World's Biggest Cyber Attack — See that screenshot above? That's the nerve center for Operation Shady Rat, the newly notorious cyber attack possibly set up by some government-sponsored Chinese hackers. I just spent the last 30 minutes exploring it and managed not to get cyber-annihilated.
Discussion: The Tech Herald …
bitly Acquires Twitterfeed — For years now, we've worked closely with our friends at Twitterfeed to enhance their social media publishing tools with branded short links and realtime data. Today, we are excited to announce that we have acquired Twitterfeed, and to welcome both Twitterfeed and its users to the bitly family.
Discussion: AllThingsD, Betabeat, WebProNews and AllTwitter
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD: Burp! Bitly Swallows Twitterfeed.
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Twitterfeed Acquired by Bitly
Shea Bennett / AllTwitter: Bitly Acquires Twitterfeed
Sarah Lacy / TechCrunch:
Hate Lines and Live in Mountain View? We've Got an App for You (TCTV) — A new startup called Pago is launching today, and if you live in Mountain View your life may have just gotten a lot easier. You can now go to more than 50 local merchants- coffee shops, dry cleaners …
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb and AllThingsD
Dan Rowinski / ReadWriteWeb: Pago Mobile Wants to Brings Consumers Smartphones to Local Merchants' Shelves
Tricia Duryee / AllThingsD: Another Mobile Payments Company Launches in Google's Backyard
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Crowdsourcing Platform ChallengePost Raises $4 Million — Startups that rely on the Internet as a source of free labor are nothing new. But the idea keeps coming back, in different forms, because it seems to work. — Latest example: ChallengePost, a two-year-old startup that helps companies …
John Cook / GeekWire:
Amazon Web Services suffers another outage: Company says issue now resolved — Amazon.com's EC2 service suffered another outage this evening, taking out several high-trafficked Web sites and adding another black eye to the reliability of online services. The outage, which Amazon first reported …
Discussion: VentureBeat, Macworld, ReadWriteWeb, CNET News, AllThingsD, Inquirer, LAUNCH, @yobongo, The Next Web, Electronista and dailywireless.org
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Amazon suffers yet another cloud crash
John Ribeiro / Macworld: Amazon Web Services reports outage in the U.S. late Monday
Steven Musil / CNET News: Amazon cloud outage downs Netflix, Quora
Tricia Duryee / AllThingsD: Short-Lived Amazon Cloud Outage Takes Down Several Sites
@yobongo: We are experiencing some unexpected downtime due to Amazon EC2. Will update as soon as things are back to normal.
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: Ten Largest Data Centers
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
200,000 BitTorrent Users Sued In The United States — Mass file-sharing lawsuits have been filed all across the United States in recent months, almost exclusively targeting BitTorrent users. Copyright holders have embraced this new revenue stream by the dozen and new lawsuits are being filed every week.
Discussion: PC World, Plagiarism Today, Fudzilla, Guardian and MCV: Home Stream
Jonathan Bailey / Plagiarism Today: 3 Count: Spanish Linking
Josh Halliday / Guardian: Boot up: 200,000 BitTorrent users sued, Spotify reaches 1.2m US users, and more
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog:
Visa uses carrots, sticks to boost mobile payment adoption — Summary: Visa launches three initiatives to prod merchants to get on the mobile payment bandwagon. — Visa is planning to roll out dual mode chips in it infrastructure in an effort to step up mobile payment adoption.
Discussion: Visa's Blog, PR Newswire, TechCrunch and Reuters
Jochelle Mendonca / Reuters: Visa to speed up migration to chip, mobile payments
Brooks Boliek / The Politico:
FCC to combine reviews of AT&T's Qualcomm, T-Mobile deals — Conceding that opponents of AT&T's attempt to buy rival T-Mobile for $39 billion may have a point, the FCC decided late Monday to combine its review of that deal with a smaller one in which AT&T is attempting to purchase the wireless licenses currently held by Qualcomm.
Discussion: This is my next, mocoNews, Adweek, TechCrunch, Phone Scoop, GigaOM, Wall Street Journal, FierceWireless, WPCentral.com and Tech Daily Dose
Chris Ziegler / This is my next: FCC to look at AT&T's T-Mobile and MediaFLO spectrum buys ‘in a coordinated manner’
Adweek: FCC to Link Review of Two AT&T Deals Regulators stop just shy of combining review By Katy Bachman
Eric M. Zeman / Phone Scoop: FCC to Review AT&T's T-Mobile and Qualcomm Bids Together
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM: The going gets tough for AT&T's T-Mo plans
Amy Schatz / Wall Street Journal: FCC Stops Clock on AT&T-Qualcomm Deal
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless: FCC to review AT&T's Qualcomm, T-Mobile deals in ‘coordinated manner’
Seth Brodeur / WPCentral.com: AT&T's T-Mobile acquisition not a slam dunk at FCC
Sara Jerome / Tech Daily Dose: FCC Stops ‘Shot Clock’ On Major AT&T Spectrum Buy
Christine Lu / Reuters:
Save a tree or two, use Taiwan erasable paper — The product uses a thermal printer, the same kind as that used in fax machines. When the message is no longer needed, the paper can be erased with the flip of a switch — ready to be used up to 260 times. — Researchers at the Industrial …
Discussion: SlashGear, TechCrunch, PC Magazine and Engadget
Shane McGlaun / SlashGear: I2R e-Paper is erasable and reusable
Devin Coldewey / TechCrunch: Rewriteable, Non-Electric E-Paper Makes Big Promises, But Is It Really Useful?
Damon Poeter / PC Magazine: Researchers in Taiwan Unveil Promising New E-Paper
Brian Heater / Engadget: Erasable e-paper shown off, erased, shown off again (video)
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
What's the Fastest Web Browser in the “Real World?” Chrome. — Compuware's benchmarks division, Gomez, has just released new data from a website measurement project whose goal was to determine what the fastest web browser is in the “real world” of desktop users.
Discussion: The Business Insider, WebProNews, Tools, msnbc.com and 9to5Google
Heather Leonard / The Business Insider: THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Google Has Become The Villain (Or The New Microsoft) Of The Industry
Chris Richardson / WebProNews: In The Browser Race, Google Chrome Is The Fastest
Ellis Hamburger / Tools: Google's New Tablet Operating System Is A Bad Idea
Helen A.S. Popkin / msnbc.com: Pre-caffeine tech: Twitter riots, psycho blogs, Michelle Bachman's eyes!
Seth Weintraub / 9to5Google: Compuware: Chrome is the fastest browser for real world use
Charlie Kindel / cek.log:
After 21 Years: Goodbye Microsoft — Today I announced that after 21 years I am leaving Microsoft to build a new company. — I'm not yet ready to disclose details about the new venture but I can say I will be staying in the Seattle area to build it. It has to do with sports, advertising …
Discussion: All about Microsoft Blog, Guardian, Inquirer, thinq_, Mobile Entertainment, Neowin.net, VentureBeat, www.pocketgamer.biz, FierceDeveloper, PC World, WPCentral.com, BetaNews, The Ed Bott Report Blog, WinBeta, WinRumors, The Register, Computerworld, ReadWriteWeb, FT Tech Hub, AllThingsD, Tim Anderson's ITWriting, GeekWire, @naval, PC Magazine, SlashGear, Windows Phone Secrets, Engadget, Global Nerdy, The Business Insider, TechFlash and The Microsoft Blog
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft Blog: Windows Phone ‘Tango’ to be Microsoft's lower price-point operating system?
Jemima Kiss / Guardian: Microsoft loses Windows Phone's Charlie Kindel
Lawrence Latif / Inquirer: Microsoft loses its Windows Phone developer manager
Gareth Halfacree / thinq_: Windows Phone boss Kindel heads to pastures new
Stuart Dredge / Mobile Entertainment: Windows Phone apps boss Charlie Kindel quits Microsoft for new startup
John Callaham / Neowin.net: Windows Phone's app general manager departs
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Windows Phone GM Charlie Kindel leaves Microsoft for mystery startup
Keith Andrew / www.pocketgamer.biz: Windows Phone GM Charlie Kindel departs after 21 years, but brands OS ‘best product Microsoft has built’
Jason Ankeny / FierceDeveloper: Windows Phone GM Charlie Kindel exits Microsoft
Paul Suarez / PC World: Windows Phone Manager Quits Microsoft to do Startup
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: Windows Phone evangelist quits Microsoft, says he'll still use Windows Phone
Cade Metz / The Register: Windows Phone dev GM splits with Microsoft
Preston Gralla / Computerworld: Windows Phone 7 woes continue — top smartphone development exec leaves Microsoft
Maryam Nabi / FT Tech Hub: Twitter acquires product sharing site
Todd Bishop / GeekWire: Windows Phone GM leaving Microsoft, with a rallying cry
Naval Ravikant / @naval: I'm also now focusing more on angel investing." - Charlie Kindel via http://angel.co/charlie-kindel Re
Damon Poeter / PC Magazine: Windows Phone Evangelist Departs Microsoft
Chris Burns / SlashGear: Microsoft Veteran Exits Company, Announces New Venture
Paul Thurrott / Windows Phone Secrets: Charlie Kindel is Leaving Microsoft
Donald Melanson / Engadget: Windows Phone GM Charlie Kindel leaves Microsoft to launch startup
Joey deVilla / Global Nerdy: 21 Years Ought to be Enough for Anybody (or, Bon Voyage, Charlie Kindel!)
Joab Jackson / Computerworld:
IBM, NCSA abandon petascale supercomputer project — IDG News Service - Citing unforeseen complexities and greater-than-anticipated costs, IBM and the University of Illinois' National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) have abandoned plans to build a petaflop-speed supercomputer, the two organizations said Monday.
Discussion: SlashGear, Data Center Knowledge, Inquirer, Techland, TechEye, The Register, VizWorld.com, Slashdot, Wired Campus, insideHPC and The Tech Herald …
John Rath / Data Center Knowledge: IBM Pulls the Plug on Blue Waters
Lawrence Latif / Inquirer: NCSA cancels its petaflop supercomputer deal with IBM
Edward Berridge / TechEye: IBM abandons Blue Waters supercomputer project
Timothy Prickett Morgan / The Register: IBM yanks chain on ‘Blue Waters’ super
Randall Hand / VizWorld.com: IBM Pulls out of NCSA Blue Waters Supercomputer
Jeff Young / Wired Campus: IBM Abruptly Withdraws From Effort to Build Fastest Academic Supercomputer
Rich Brueckner / insideHPC: IBM Cancels Blue Waters
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb:
Digg's New Newswire is a Radical Experiment in Social News — Digg, the social news site that was once the darling of tech-loving web users everywhere, has faced a rapid decline in interest as the rest of the web grew up and it remained relatively slow and impersonal.
Discussion: Search Engine Land, Digg Blog, Softpedia News, Walyou and BlueGlass
Will Larson / Digg Blog: Sifting for Diamonds with the Digg Newswire
Brent Csutoras / BlueGlass: Digg Launches ‘Newswire’ Showing User Buries for First Time
Richard Lawler / Engadget:
Boxee launches iPad app, new Box update, media server and bookmarklet today — The long awaited Boxee for iPad app is finally ready to launch, and coming with it is a fresh update for the Boxee Box, plus new Media Manager software for your PC or Mac to make streaming locally stored files to the tablet or PC even easier.
Discussion: Boxee Blog, 9to5Mac, The Business Insider, GigaOM, WebProNews, iGadgetsReport, Electronista, TUAW, MacStories, SlashGear and The Next Web
Avner Ronen / Boxee Blog: Boxee for iPad and more goodies
Steve Kovach / The Business Insider: Boxee's iPad App Is Finally Here — And It'll Let You Play Any Video File You Want
Ryan Lawler / GigaOM: Boxee's new iPad app packed with social discovery
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Boxee for iPad Released
Megan Lavey-Heaton / TUAW: Boxee now available for iPad (Updated)
Graham Spencer / MacStories: Boxee Releases Their iPad App: Social Video Sharing & Streaming
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Boxee for iPad released; Boxee Box gets AirPlay support
Courtney Boyd Myers / The Next Web: The Boxee iPad app lets you stream media between your TV and PC seamlessly