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, The Register, This is my next, VentureBeat, LAPTOP Magazine, CNET News, Fortune, paidContent, BGR, Computerworld, Engadget, thinq_, GigaOM, Between the Lines Blog, AllThingsD, MacRumors, The Business Insider, Gizmodo, PhoneDog.com, Wired In Blog| BNET, Edible Apple, Android Phone Fans, iPhone Hacks, Sammy Hub, The Loop, Pocket-lint, MobileBurn.com, The Next Web and iLounge
Nilay Patel / This is my next: Apple wins preliminary design-related injunction against Samsung in Germany, Galaxy Tab 10.1 sales halted in EU
Roger Cheng / CNET News: In Apple win, Samsung Galaxy Tab blocked in EU
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: Major Android setback: Galaxy Tab banned in Europe
Todd Haselton / BGR: Apple blocks sale of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in EU
Gareth Halfacree / thinq_: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 banned from Europe
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
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
iPhone Hacks: Apple Granted Preliminary Injunction Barring Sale Of Samsung's Android-based Galaxy Tab 10.1 In European Union
Peter Cohen / The Loop: Apple blocks Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Europe
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web: Apple gets Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 distribution blocked in European Union [Updated]
Charles Starrett / iLounge: Apple granted preliminary injunction against Samsung in EU
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, AppleInsider, Inquirer, 9to5Mac, Daring Fireball, Techland, I4U News, AndroidGuys, Neowin.net, Electronista, Liliputing, Computerworld, Android Community, iGadgetsReport, Android Police, TUAW, Cult of Mac and SlashGear, Thanks:shanerichmond
Chris Martin / Inquirer: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 gets banned in Europe
Jordan Kahn / 9to5Mac: Developing: Apple stops Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 distribution in European Union
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: More Bad News for Samsung
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Apple got German Court to Stop Sales of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in European Union
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: ReadWriteWeb, TechCrunch, ZDNet, BGR, BetaNews, mocoNews, Between the Lines Blog, Engadget, I4U News, PhoneDog.com, Electronista, Gizmodo, The Next Web, MobileBurn.com, WMPoweruser, SlashGear and The Toybox Blog
Chris Velazco / TechCrunch: Nokia To Kill Symbian Efforts 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, Carrypad, PhoneArena, Softpedia News, GottaBeMobile, I4U News, SoMobile, netbooknews.com, SlashGear, The Nokia Blog and MobileBurn.com
Don Reisinger / CNET News: Report: Nokia N9 not coming to the U.S.
Adam Mills / GottaBeMobile: 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
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
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
Kit Dotson / SiliconANGLE: RIM to Co-operate with Metropolitan Police Over BlackBerry Role in London Riots, Looter Networking
Nidhi Subbaraman / Fast Company: After London Riots, Social Media Plays Janitor, Cop
John Leyden / The Register: BlackBerry blog hacked with riot-related threats
Faith Merino / VatorNews: London rioters organized looting with BlackBerries
Iain Mackenzie / BBC: Is technology to blame for the London riots?
Erica Swallow / Mashable!: London Riots: Social Media Mobilizes 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
Graham Cluley / Naked Security: BlackBerry blog hacked after London riots
Parmy Olson / Disruptors: Londoners Use Twitter To Coordinate Riot Cleanup
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
Adrian Chen / Gawker: Blackberry Hacked for Cooperating with London Police
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: Bits, Guardian, The Not-So Private Parts, Geek.com and Disruptors
Jenna Wortham / Bits: London Police Use Flickr to Identify Looters
Josh Halliday / Guardian: London riots: police to track rioters who used BlackBerrys
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
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, Bloomberg, Electronista, The Register and The Register
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
Mariko Yasu / Bloomberg: Sony Says London Warehouse May Be on Fire After Riots
Kelly Fiveash / The Register: Sony confirms investigation into warehouse blaze is underway
Kelly Fiveash / The Register: Sony distribution centre engulfed by fire
Jordan Golson / MacRumors:
Apple Is Now 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, reaching $341.55 billion in valuation. ExxonMobil was valued at $341.42 billion.
Discussion: Bits, AllThingsD, GeekWire, Tech Trader Daily, CNET News, Fortune, @shibanijoshi, 9to5Mac, The Next Web, TechCrunch, Reuters, Bloomberg, iDownloadBlog.com, MacDailyNews, MacStories, IntoMobile, @mathewi and The Business Insider
Nick Bilton / Bits: Apple Most Valuable Company
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD: And ... Boom: Apple Briefly Passes Exxon In Market Cap
John Cook / GeekWire: How did Steve Jobs do it? Apple tops Exxon Mobil to claim most valuable company title
Tiernan Ray / Tech Trader Daily: AAPL Topples XOM Again As Dow Reverses Course
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: Apple is now the world's most valuable public company
Shibani Joshi / @shibanijoshi: At 1318 ET Apple's market cap passed ExxonMobil's for the first time:
Seth Weintraub / 9to5Mac: AAPL is now most valuable company in the world
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web: Apple surpasses ExxonMobil as most valuable company in the world
MG Siegler / TechCrunch: Apple Pushes Past Exxon To Become The Most Valuable Public Company In The World
Nick Turner / Bloomberg: Apple Briefly Passes Exxon as World's Largest Company
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: Apple briefly becomes most valuable U.S. company
Mathew Ingram / @mathewi: blogging while the market is still open: “Apple is the most valuable... no, Exxon is... no, Apple is... now it's Exxon again!” journalism!
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, Seattle Times, SlashGear, WinRumors, The Next Web, WMPoweruser and Windows Phone Sauce
Chris Velazco / TechCrunch: Windows Phone's Tango Update Bound For Budget Handsets
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Microsoft Windows Phone Executive Departing
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
Rahul Mathur / Windows Phone Sauce: More Windows Phone Tango rumors hit the web
Josh Constine / Inside Facebook:
Facebook Messenger: a New Standalone Group Messaging Mobile App Built Off of 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: Facebook Blog, TechCrunch, Inside Mobile Apps, VentureBeat, GigaOM, @parislemon, @stuartdredge and Mashable!
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch: Facebook Launches Standalone iPhone/Android Messenger App (And It's Beluga)
Josh Constine / Inside Mobile Apps: Facebook Messenger: A New Standalone Group Messaging Mobile App Built Off Beluga
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
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...
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
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: mocoNews, TechCrunch, LAPTOP Magazine, Gizmodo, 9to5Google, 9to5Mac, Epicenter, PC World and Liliputing, more at Mediagazer »
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
Seth Weintraub / 9to5Mac: US Newspapers plan to take on iPad with subsidized Android tablet built by Samsung
Tim Carmody / Epicenter: Media Death March: Please, Tribune Co., Don't Do This
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: Twitterfeed, 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
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
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: AOL Q2 Earnings: Display Up, Search Down
Andrew Couts / Digital Trends: AOL posts double-digit display ad growth in Q2
David Kaplan / paidContent: AOL's Display Turnaround Continues, Net Loss Slims
Don Reisinger / CNET News: AOL ad revenue up, but losses continue
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, GigaOM, ReadWriteWeb and @mediaredef, 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
Media ReDEFined / @mediaredef: MovieClips brings your favorite movie moments to YouTube http://bit.ly/qgqvLs /via @MediaReDEF
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.
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: Android and Me, IntoMobile, GottaBeMobile, 9to5Mac, iDownloadBlog.com, Android Phone Fans, Electronista, PhoneDog.com and AndroidGuys
Alberto Vildosola / Android and Me: Rumor: Will the first Ice Cream Sandwich device launch in October?
Seth Weintraub / 9to5Mac: Google plans launch of next Nexus phone to coincide with iPhone 5?
Alex / iDownloadBlog.com: Google Planning to Combat iPhone 5 by Launching New Nexus Android Phone this Fall
Scott Webster / AndroidGuys: Rumor: First Ice Cream Sandwich Devices to Arrive in October
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: App Advice, AllThingsD, paidContent, Engadget and 9to5Mac
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
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: Greylock VC, @dpatil and @quixotic
Dj Patil / @dpatil: Super excited to be joining up with @quixotic @davidsze @johnolilly and the rest of the @GreylockVC team http://tcrn.ch/pmCn4c
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, Pulse2 and Computerworld
Kelly Fiveash / The Register: Xpress yourself: Quark sold to M&A outfit
Riley Kennysmith / Pulse2: Quark Acquired by Platinum Equity
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 and digiday:DAILY
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 …
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Crowdsourcing Platform ChallengePost Raises $4 Million — Start-ups 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 start-up that helps companies …
Discussion: Betabeat and NYConvergence.com
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: CNET News, TechCrunch, Gartner, eWeek, AppleInsider, TechSpot, Inquirer, Softpedia News, The Next Web, Softpedia News, Electronista, Neowin.net and WinRumors
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
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Windows 7 Present on 42% of PCs by End of 2011: Gartner
Shawn Knight / TechSpot: Windows 7 to be on 42 percent of PCs by year's end
Chris Martin / Inquirer: Windows 7 will lead Microsoft operating systems this year
John Callaham / Neowin.net: Study: Windows 7 to be on 42 percent of PCs by end of 2011
Tom Warren / WinRumors: Gartner: Windows 7 on 42% of PCs by end of 2011
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 …
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: Digital Trends, Visa's Blog, PR Newswire, VentureBeat, TechCrunch, 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
Jochelle Mendonca / Reuters: Visa to speed up migration to chip, mobile payments
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: All Facebook, AllThingsD, CDCR Today, Associated Press, Los Angeles Times and textually.org
Jackie Cohen / All Facebook: California Cracking Down On Inmate Facebook Accounts
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD: Facebook Bars Jailbirds
Don Thompson / Associated Press: Calif. says Facebook will remove inmates' pages