Florian Mueller / FOSS Patents:
Preliminary injunction granted by German court: Apple blocks Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the entire European Union except for the Netherlands — The leading German news agency, dpa, just reported that Apple has been granted a preliminary injunction against Samsung's Android-based Galaxy Tab 10.1 …
Discussion: Bloomberg, Computerworld, Examiner, The Register, This is my next, Tech Trader Daily, VentureBeat, thinq_, LAPTOP Magazine, CNET News, Engadget, BGR, paidContent, Between the Lines Blog, GigaOM, AllThingsD, MacRumors, The Business Insider, Gizmodo, TiPb, Wired In Blog| BNET, PhoneDog.com, Android Phone Fans and The Next Web
Dan Moren / Computerworld: Under the Gavel: On all fronts
Nilay Patel / This is my next: Apple wins preliminary design-related injunction against Samsung in Germany, Galaxy Tab 10.1 sales halted in EU
Gareth Halfacree / thinq_: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 banned from Europe
Roger Cheng / CNET News: In Apple win, Samsung Galaxy Tab blocked in EU
Todd Haselton / BGR: Apple blocks sale of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in EU
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: In its war with Samsung, Apple scores legal victory in Europe
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD: Apple Blocks Sales of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Europe
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Apple Granted Injunction Barring Sale of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in European Union
Florian Mueller / The Business Insider: Apple Blocks Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 In The Entire European Union Except For The Netherlands
Kyle Wagner / Gizmodo: Apple Blocks Galaxy Tab 10.1 Sales in the Whole EU
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Apple granted preliminary injunction, Samsung barred from selling Galaxy Tab 10.1 in most of European Union
Alex Wagner / PhoneDog.com: Apple injunction blocks sales of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 across Europe [UPDATED]
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Sales Now Blocked in Europe Thanks to Apple
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web: Apple gets Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 distribution blocked in European Union [Updated]
Shane Richmond / Telegraph:
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 blocked in Europe — The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 will have to be removed from sale across Europe following a judgment in a German court. — The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 — The tablet, which launched in Britain last week, must now be removed from shelves and Samsung must stop marketing it.
Discussion: BetaNews, Fortune, 9to5Google, AppleInsider, Inquirer, TUAW, GottaBeMobile, Tablets Planet, Gadgetsteria, Techland, I4U News, Daring Fireball, AndroidGuys, Neowin.net, SlashGear, Computerworld, TUAW, Electronista, Cult of Mac, Android Community, iGadgetsReport and Android Police, Thanks:shanerichmond
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: Major Android setback: Galaxy Tab banned in Europe
Chris Martin / Inquirer: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 gets banned in Europe
Mike Schramm / TUAW: Forrester: iPad may be (slightly) more vulnerable in Europe
TabletMan / Tablets Planet: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 blocked from sale in the European Union, except for the Netherlands
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Apple got German Court to Stop Sales of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in European Union
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: More Bad News for Samsung
Ryan Johnstone / AndroidGuys: Galaxy Tab 10.1 Blocked in Europe
John Callaham / Neowin.net: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 blocked from sale in Europe
Ross Catanzariti / Computerworld: Hands on with the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
David Ruddock / Android Police: Germany Halts Distribution Of Galaxy Tab 10.1 In Europe (Except Netherlands) In Apple Patent Lawsuit Injunction
Ina Fried / AllThingsD:
Exclusive: Nokia to Exit Symbian, Low-End Phone Businesses in North America — Nokia plans to stop selling both feature phones and Symbian-based smartphones in the United States and Canada as it tries to put all of its muscle behind the company's huge bet on Windows Phone.
Discussion: Engadget, VentureBeat, GigaOM, ReadWriteWeb, TechCrunch, Between the Lines Blog, BGR, BetaNews, mocoNews, T3.com News, WinRumors, PhoneArena, WPCentral.com, I4U News, The Nokia Blog, PhoneDog.com, Electronista, Gizmodo, MobileBurn.com, The Next Web, The Toybox Blog, SlashGear and WMPoweruser
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Nokia gives up on (non-existent) North America Symbian biz, no N9 either
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: Nokia in the U.S: “You say goodbye, I say hello”
Chris Velazco / TechCrunch: Nokia To Kill S40, Symbian Efforts In North America
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: Nokia pulls Symbian from North America: Sales indicate no one cares
Chris Smith / T3.com News: Tech Today: Apple gets Galaxy Tab 10.1 banned
Tom Warren / WinRumors: Nokia betting solely on Windows Phones in the U.S.
Tim Stiffler-Dean / WPCentral.com: Nokia to make Windows Phone 7 the main focus of new devices in North America
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Nokia to sell only Windows Phones in the US
Alex Wagner / PhoneDog.com: Nokia ceasing Symbian sales in U.S. to focus on Windows Phone, has no plans to offer N9 here
Adrian Covert / Gizmodo: Nokia's U.S. Customers Will Only Get WP7 Devices
Gloria Sin / The Toybox Blog: Nokia N9 not sailing to America or UK
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: CNET News, Between the Lines Blog, Softpedia News, I4U News, SoMobile, netbooknews.com, Carrypad, PhoneArena, GottaBeMobile, SlashGear, The Nokia Blog and MobileBurn.com
Don Reisinger / CNET News: Report: Nokia N9 not coming to the U.S.
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Nokia N9 MeeGo Phone will not be released in United States
T'Kisha George / SoMobile: No dates for Nokia N9 UK release
Adam Mills / GottaBeMobile: Nokia N9 Not Coming to the U.S.
Chris Davies / SlashGear: No Nokia N9 for US as MeeGo plans stay minimal
Mark Guim / The Nokia Blog: Confirmed: Nokia N9 Not Coming to America
Dan Seifert / MobileBurn.com: Nokia says no N9 for America
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 …
Discussion: Digital Trends, Guardian, Bits, The Not-So Private Parts, Geek.com and Disruptors
Josh Halliday / Guardian: London riots: police to track rioters who used BlackBerrys
Jenna Wortham / Bits: London Police Use Flickr to Identify Looters
Kashmir Hill / The Not-So Private Parts: Will The London Riots Be The Turning Point For Facial Recognition As A Crime-Fighting Tool?
Jennifer Bergen / Geek.com: London Riots: Google Group created to use facial recognition software for identifying rioters
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.
Paul Wagenseil / LAPTOP Magazine: BlackBerry Maker Attacked From All Sides in English Riots
Andrew Couts / Digital Trends: Hackers attack BlackBerry blog, threaten employees, after RIM agrees to help London police
Iain Mackenzie / BBC: Is technology to blame for the London riots?
Nidhi Subbaraman / Fast Company: After London Riots, Social Media Plays Janitor, Cop
Erica Swallow / Mashable!: London Riots: Social Media Mobilizes Riot Cleanup
Kit Dotson / SiliconANGLE: RIM to Co-operate with Metropolitan Police Over BlackBerry Role in London Riots, Looter Networking
Faith Merino / VatorNews: London rioters organized looting with BlackBerries
Graham Cluley / Naked Security: BlackBerry blog hacked after London riots
John Leyden / The Register: BlackBerry blog hacked with riot-related threats
Parmy Olson / Disruptors: Londoners Use Twitter To Coordinate Riot Cleanup
Barbara Krasnoff / Computerworld: Technology as a tool in today's news
Levi Sumagaysay / GMSV: Tech and mayhem: BlackBerry and the London riots, Facebook and prisoners
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: BlackBerry's Site Hacked After RIM Vows to Help Bring BBM-Using Rioters to Justice
Matt Warman / Telegraph: London riots: BlackBerry workers threatened
Sajid Farooq / NBC Bay Area: Social Media, BBM Play Central Roll in London Riots
Chang-Ran Kim / Reuters:
Sony: London warehouse fire may affect UK deliveries
Sony: London warehouse fire may affect UK deliveries
Discussion: Inquirer, Sydney Morning Herald, Music Ally, Gizmodo, Digital Trends and Electronista
Lawrence Latif / Inquirer: Sony's CD and DVD warehouse is burnt to the ground
Stuart Dredge / Music Ally: Sony DADC warehouse burns to ground in London riots
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Looters Set Fire to Sony Distribution Center
Trevor Mogg / Digital Trends: Sony UK warehouse blaze could affect deliveries
Jonathan S. Geller / BGR:
First Google Ice Cream Sandwich devices may launch in October — We've received some information from a source with knowledge of Google's Ice Cream Sandwich plans, and it's looking like the first Ice Cream Sandwich devices could start hitting the ground in as early as October.
Discussion: AppleInsider, PhoneArena, Android and Me, 9to5Mac, IntoMobile, Techie Buzz, GottaBeMobile, Electronista, PhoneDog.com and Android Phone Fans
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider: Google rushing out Android 4 “Ice Cream Sandwich” to counter iPhone 5
Alberto Vildosola / Android and Me: Rumor: Will the first Ice Cream Sandwich device launch in October to compete with the iPhone 5?
Seth Weintraub / 9to5Mac: Google plans launch of next Nexus phone to coincide with iPhone 5?
Pathik Shah / Techie Buzz: Android Ice Cream Sandwich to be Launched in October?
Josh Constine / Inside Facebook:
Facebook Messenger: a New Standalone Group Messaging Mobile App Built Off Beluga — Facebook has just launched a new free standalone mobile group messaging app for iPhone and Android called Facebook Messenger. It allows users to conduct one-on-one or group conversations, send photos, and privately share their location.
Discussion: Apps, Facebook Blog, TechCrunch, Gizmodo, ReadWriteWeb, 9to5Google, 9to5Mac, mocoNews, All Facebook, VentureBeat, GigaOM, SlashGear, @parislemon, @stuartdredge, Mashable! and The Next Web
Caitlin / Apps - Android Market: More from developer … Facebook Messenger — a faster way to message.
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch: Facebook Launches Standalone iPhone/Android Messenger App (And It's Beluga)
Dan Rowinski / ReadWriteWeb: Facebook Releases Dedicated Messenger App, Takes Aims At Google Plus Huddles and BlackBerry
Jake Smith / 9to5Google: Facebook unveils Messenger app for Android
Jake Smith / 9to5Mac: Facebook releases Messenger app for iPhone
Jackie Cohen / All Facebook: Introducing Facebook Messenger For IPhone And Android
Jolie O'Dell / VentureBeat: Facebook launches its mobile messaging system, built on the bones of Beluga
Colleen Taylor / GigaOM: Facebook gets into texting game with Facebook Messenger
Rue Liu / SlashGear: Facebook Launches Group Messaging App
MG Siegler / @parislemon: So Facebook Messenger changes to Bing for image search (Beluga used Google), but keeps Google Maps. Interesting.
Stuart Dredge / @stuartdredge: Facebook has launched its BBM killer? Good timing...
Jordan Golson / MacRumors:
Apple Briefly the Most Valuable Company in the World [Updated] — Apple, Inc. was, for a moment, the most valuable public company in the world as measured by market capitalization. Apple's market cap briefly passed ExxonMobil today, just after 1PM, reaching $341.55 billion in valuation.
Discussion: Bloomberg, AllThingsD, Tech Trader Daily, VentureBeat, Bits, BetaNews, AppleInsider, GeekWire, Reuters, CNET News, @shibanijoshi, Fortune, 9to5Mac, DailyTech, The Next Web, IntoMobile, TechCrunch, TUAW, The Business Insider, Bloomberg, PhoneArena, Reuters, Electronista, iDownloadBlog.com, MacDailyNews and MacStories
Adam Satariano / Bloomberg: Apple Surpasses Exxon as World's Most Valuable Company Before Retreating
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD: And ... Boom: Apple Briefly Passes Exxon In Market Cap
Tiernan Ray / Tech Trader Daily: AAPL Topples XOM Again As Dow Reverses Course
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Apple is close to becoming the most valuable public company in the world
Nick Bilton / Bits: Apple Is the Most Valuable Company
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: People realize oil is more important than iPhones, Exxon retains title as world's biggest company
John Cook / GeekWire: How did Steve Jobs do it? Apple (briefly) tops Exxon Mobil to claim most valuable company title
Shibani Joshi / @shibanijoshi: At 1318 ET Apple's market cap passed ExxonMobil's for the first time:
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: Apple is (briefly) the world's most valuable public company
Seth Weintraub / 9to5Mac: AAPL is now most valuable company in the world
Tiffany Kaiser / DailyTech: Apple Briefly Surpasses Exxon As Most Valuable Company in the U.S.
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web: Apple surpasses ExxonMobil as most valuable company in the world
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: Apple briefly becomes most valuable U.S. company
MG Siegler / TechCrunch: Apple Pushes Past Exxon To Become The Most Valuable Public Company In The World (Temporarily)
Michael Grothaus / TUAW: Apple briefly passes ExxonMobil for largest US market cap
Jay Yarow / The Business Insider: BOOM: Apple Passed Exxon To Become The Most Valuable Public Company
Nick Turner / Bloomberg: Apple Briefly Passes Exxon as World's Largest Company
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft Blog:
Windows Phone ‘Tango’ to be Microsoft's lower price-point operating system? — Summary: Information about Microsoft's successor to Windows Phone OS Mango (codenamed Tango) is slowly starting to leak. — Until today, I've said nothing on my blog about Tango — the Windows Phone operating …
Discussion: TechCrunch, eWeek, Gadget Lab, WinRumors, Neowin.net, SlashGear, PhoneArena, Seattle Times, The Next Web and WMPoweruser
Chris Velazco / TechCrunch: Windows Phone's Tango Update Bound For Budget Handsets
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Microsoft Windows Phone Executive Departing
Mike Isaac / Gadget Lab: Tablet Makers Hope Cheaper Means Better Sales
John Callaham / Neowin.net: Rumor: Windows Phone 7 “Tango” to be minor update
Janet I. Tu / Seattle Times: Windows Phone “Tango” aiming for lower price point?
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: Windows Phone Tango likely a low-cost edition of the OS
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Demand Media Beats Wall Street Expectations for Q2; Acquires Two Start-Ups and Reups with Google — Demand Media, the Santa Monica, Calif. online content company, said its revenue grew increased 32 percent in the second quarter, as it reduced its net loss significantly.
Discussion: TechCrunch, paidContent, WebProNews, The Business Insider and Tech Trader Daily, more at Mediagazer »
Leena Rao / TechCrunch: Demand Media Buys RSS Graffiti And IndieClick; Renews Google Ad Deal For Three Years
Nicholas Carlson / The Business Insider: Demand Media beats exepectations, re-ups its ad deal with Google, and buys fancy ad company IndieClick.
Jack Purcher / Patently Apple:
Apple Wins Patents for Integrated Touch Screen, Voicemail & More — The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 20 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. There were three notable inventions presented today. The first relates to Apple's “Integrated Touch Screen.”
Discussion: 9to5Mac, Thanks:srikardhanakoti
Mark Milian / CNN:
Newspaper giant Tribune Co. developing tablet device — (CNN) — Hoping to take a small slice from Apple's big pie, newspaper publishers are developing tablet computers of their own. — The Tribune Co., one of the largest U.S. news enterprises, is working on a touchscreen tablet that it plans …
Discussion: SiliconANGLE, mocoNews, Epicenter, TechCrunch, LAPTOP Magazine, Gizmodo, Good E-Reader Blog, 9to5Google, 9to5Mac, PC World and Liliputing, more at Mediagazer »
Mellisa Tolentino / SiliconANGLE: Tablet Makers Driven Out of US to Beat iPad Sales
Tim Carmody / Epicenter: Media Death March: Please, Tribune Co., Don't Do This
Chris Velazco / TechCrunch: Tribune Co. Working With Samsung On (Free?) News Tablet
Dan Howley / LAPTOP Magazine: Newspaper Publisher Tribune Co., Said to be Developing its Own Android Tablet
Brent Rose / Gizmodo: Why a Publisher's Tablet Is a Terrible, Terrible Idea
Michael Kozlowski / Good E-Reader Blog: Android Based Tablets Look to Europe and Asia to Compete Against the iPad
Seth Weintraub / 9to5Mac: US Newspapers plan to take on iPad with subsidized Android tablet built by Samsung
Janko Roettgers / GigaOM:
Cablevision brings cable TV to the iPhone — Cablevision subscribers can now watch cable TV on their iPhones or iPod touch devices, thanks to the cable TV provider extending the functionality of its iPad app to all of Apple's iOS devices. The new app allows Cablevision customers …
Discussion: Mashable!, AllThingsD, 9to5Mac, App Advice, Engadget and paidContent
Christina Warren / Mashable!: Cablevision Brings Live TV to the Ultra-Small Screen
Seth Weintraub / 9to5Mac: Cablevision/Optimum update iOS apps to work on iPhone and iPod, now include remote control
Bryan M. Wolfe / App Advice: Cablevision Announces Huge Updates To Its Optimum Apps
Richard Lawler / Engadget: Cablevision's Optimum app hits 2.0, brings cable TV streaming to iPhone, iPod Touch
Eric Jackson / Tech and China:
Why Did Tim Armstrong Want the AOL Job Again? — Image by Getty Images North America via @daylife — AOL (AOL) is down 50% year-to-date. Its stock is off 20% today alone after disappointing earnings. — Is this what Tim Armstrong envisioned when he took this top job? — What's the strategy been?
Discussion: @felixsalmon and The Business Insider
Felix Salmon / @felixsalmon: .@ariannahuff, May 23: “if you buy AOL stock now, you're going to make a lot of money”. Since then, it's fallen 45% http://tnw.co/odeWOW
Nicholas Carlson / The Business Insider: As AOL Shares PLUMMET, Company's Assets Are Suddenly Worth More Than Its Market Cap
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
AOL's Q2: Global Advertising Revenue Finally Up Again, Net Loss Narrows
AOL's Q2: Global Advertising Revenue Finally Up Again, Net Loss Narrows
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD: Here's Why Wall Street Is Killing AOL
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD: AOL's Ad Dollars Finally Rise, But Stock Tanks
David Kaplan / paidContent: AOL's Display Turnaround Continues, Net Loss Slims
Don Reisinger / CNET News: AOL ad revenue up, but losses continue
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: AOL Earnings: Shares Plummet Despite Ad Revenue Gains
Andrew Couts / Digital Trends: AOL posts double-digit display ad growth in Q2
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: Between the Lines Blog, AllThingsD, Twitterfeed, Techi.com, WebProNews and AllTwitter
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD: Burp! Bitly Swallows Twitterfeed.
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Twitterfeed Acquired by Bitly
Shea Bennett / AllTwitter: Bitly Acquires Twitterfeed
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Armed With $7M In New Funding, Movieclips Lands Deal With YouTube To Be The Vevo Of Film Clips — We're big fans of online movie clips site Movieclips.com, which launched in 2009 as a search engine with over 20,000 different clips from thousands of titles from the libraries of 20th Century Fox …
Discussion: VatorNews, alarm:clock, SFGate, ReadWriteWeb and GigaOM, Thanks:jvinyard
Faith Merino / VatorNews: Movieclips gets $7M and partners with YouTube
Benny Evangelista / SFGate: MovieClips now showing on YouTube
Ryan Lawler / GigaOM: MovieClips brings your favorite movie moments to YouTube
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
DJ Patil Lands At Greylock Partners As “Data Scientist in Residence” — DJ Patil, the former LinkedIn Chief scientist who recently left Color Labs, now has a new job. He's the “Data Scientist in Residence” at Greylock Partners, working alongside his old colleague, LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman.
Discussion: VentureBeat, GigaOM, Greylock VC, @dpatil and @quixotic
Matthew Lynley / VentureBeat: Color's DJ Patil joins Greylock Partners
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM: Greylock boosts big data investment with new hire
Dj Patil / @dpatil: Super excited to be joining up with @quixotic @davidsze @johnolilly and the rest of the @GreylockVC team http://tcrn.ch/pmCn4c
Aki Kuusela / The WebM Open Media Project Blog:
Third Generation VP8 Hardware Encoder IP “Cloudberry” Released — Starting today, “Cloudberry”, the third release of the Hantro H1 VP8 hardware encoder, is available at no cost through the WebM Project hardware page. Partners having already signed the online licensing agreement will receive an automatic update.
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.
Discussion: Terra Nova and GigaOM
Timothy Burke / Terra Nova: Gamification is Bulls**t?
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 and Appolicious Advisor
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
Jackie Dove / Macworld:
Quark sold to merger and acquisition company — Platinum Equity replaces the Ebrahimi family as QuarkXPress developers — Quark, developer of the desktop publishing software QuarkXPress, has been acquired by Platinum Equity, a Los Angeles merger and acquisition company, for an undisclosed sum.
Discussion: The Register
Kelly Fiveash / The Register: Xpress yourself: Quark sold to M&A outfit
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft Blog:
Gartner: 42 percent of PCs will be running Windows 7 by year-end — Summary: Windows 7's share of the PC market is continuing to grow steadily, while Apple's, Linux's and Google's shares are making slow inroads, according to new worldwide PC usage data from Gartner Inc.
Discussion: TechCrunch, CNET News, Gartner, TechSpot, eWeek, AppleInsider, Softpedia News, Softpedia News and Electronista
Lance Whitney / CNET News: Gartner: Windows 7 on 42 percent of PCs by year's end
Christy Pettey / Gartner: Gartner Says Windows 7 Will Be Running on 42 Percent of PCs in Use Worldwide By the End of 2011
Shawn Knight / TechSpot: Windows 7 to be on 42 percent of PCs by year's end
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Windows 7 Present on 42% of PCs by End of 2011: Gartner
Barbara E. Hernandez / NBC Bay Area:
California: No Facebook for Inmates — Thousands of inmates in California's state prisons have access to contraband mobile phones and are updating their Facebook accounts, and now the state is asking the social network to close them down. — The California Department of Corrections …
Discussion: AllThingsD, Los Angeles Times, CDCR Today, All Facebook, Associated Press, textually.org and PhoneArena
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD: Facebook Bars Jailbirds
Jackie Cohen / All Facebook: California Cracking Down On Inmate Facebook Accounts
Don Thompson / Associated Press: Calif. says Facebook will remove inmates' pages
Audrey Watters / Hack Education:
Google to Shut Down Educational Programming Tool Android App Inventor — Last month, Google announced that it would be shuttering Google Labs, a site for many Google prototypes and experimental projects. Google indicated that some of the projects there would graduate to “full-fledged” products, but some would be terminated.
Kristen Purcell / Pew Internet:
Search and email still top the list of most popular online activities — A May 2011 Pew Internet survey finds that 92% of online adults use search engines to find information on the Web, including 59% who do so on a typical day. This places search at the top of the list of most popular online activities among U.S. adults.
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, Visa Corporate, Digital Trends, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, Electronista, IntoMobile, Reuters and Payments News
Geoff Duncan / Digital Trends: Visa puts its muscle behind mobile payments
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Visa lays out aggressive plan for mobile payment push
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: Visa ramps up mobile payment plans
Jochelle Mendonca / Reuters: Visa to speed up migration to chip, mobile payments