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: CNN, Computerworld, Ars Technica, Examiner, InfoWorld, The Business Insider, thinq_, The Register, This is my next, Tech Trader Daily, VentureBeat, Mike Cane's xBlog, LAPTOP Magazine, LaptopMemo, Geek.com, MacStories, Wired In Blog| BNET, paidContent, CNET News, BGR, Android Phones …, Engadget, MacRumors, AllThingsD, Android Phone Fans, GigaOM and TiPb
Mark Milian / CNN: Apple blocks sale of Samsung tablet in Europe
Robert X. Cringely / InfoWorld: Apple gets injunction barring Galaxy Tab sales in Europe
Florian Mueller / The Business Insider: Apple Blocks Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 In The Entire European Union Except For The Netherlands
Gareth Halfacree / thinq_: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 banned from Europe
Nilay Patel / This is my next: Apple wins preliminary design-related injunction against Samsung in Germany, Galaxy Tab 10.1 sales halted in EU
Mikecane / Mike Cane's xBlog: The Seeds Of Apple's Fall
Stefan Etienne / LaptopMemo: Apple Blocks Sale Of Galaxy Tab 10.1 EU, Design-Related Injuction Won In Germany
Matthew Humphries / Geek.com: Apple gets Samsung Galaxy Tab banned across most of 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
The Droid Guy / Android Phones, Android Tablets …: Apple Wins Injunction Stopping Galaxy Tab Sales In Europe
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Apple Granted Injunction Barring Sale of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in European Union
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD: Apple Blocks Sales of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Europe
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Sales Now Blocked in Europe Thanks to Apple
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: In its war with Samsung, Apple scores legal victory in Europe
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Apple granted preliminary injunction, Samsung barred from selling Galaxy Tab 10.1 in most of European Union
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: L.A. Times Tech Blog, BetaNews, 9to5Google, Fortune, DailyTech, SlashGear, Android Community, Eurodroid, TUAW, GottaBeMobile, AppleInsider, Tablets Planet, Computerworld, Inquirer, TUAW, Electronista, Cult of Mac, Techland, iGadgetsReport, Gadgetsteria, Android Police and Liliputing, Thanks:shanerichmond
Sal Rodriguez / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Apple vs. Samsung suit: Galaxy Tab 10.1 sales blocked in Europe
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: Major Android setback: Galaxy Tab banned in Europe
Cory Gunther / Android Community: Samsung Responds to Court Ruling in Europe Banning Galaxy Tab 10.1 Sales
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
Ross Catanzariti / Computerworld: Hands on with the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
Chris Martin / Inquirer: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 gets banned in Europe
David Ruddock / Android Police: Germany Halts Distribution Of Galaxy Tab 10.1 In Europe (Except Netherlands) In Apple Patent Lawsuit Injunction
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web:
Apple and Samsung respond to the European Galaxy Tab injunction
Apple and Samsung respond to the European Galaxy Tab injunction
Discussion: Computerworld, Bloomberg, RCR Wireless News and FOSS Patents
Dan Moren / Computerworld: Under the Gavel: On all fronts
Florian Mueller / FOSS Patents: The BRIC countries: a safe haven for Android?
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: Digital Trends, PC World, PC Magazine, The Nokia Blog, TechCrunch, Between the Lines Blog, ReadWriteWeb, GigaOM, VentureBeat, BGR, paidContent, BetaNews, Engadget, AnandTech, Light Reading, T3.com News, Neowin.net, CNET News, WinRumors, WMPoweruser, The Toybox Blog, PhoneDog.com, The Next Web, PhoneArena, SlashGear, WMPoweruser, Electronista and I4U News
Molly McHugh / Digital Trends: Say goodbye to Symbian, North America
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
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: Nokia in the U.S: ‘You say goodbye, I say hello’
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Nokia gives up on (non-existent) North America Symbian biz, no N9 either
Anand Lal Shimpi / AnandTech: Nokia to Suspend Sales of Symbian, Feature Phones in the US
Sarah Reedy / Light Reading: Nokia Kills Symbian in the States
Chris Smith / T3.com News: Tech Today: Apple gets Galaxy Tab 10.1 banned
John Callaham / Neowin.net: Nokia to stop selling Symbian phones in North America
Tom Warren / WinRumors: Nokia betting solely on Windows Phones in the U.S.
Gloria Sin / The Toybox Blog: Nokia N9 not sailing to America or UK
Alex Wagner / PhoneDog.com: Nokia ceasing Symbian sales in U.S. to focus on Windows Phone, has no plans to offer N9 here
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Nokia to sell only Windows Phones in the US
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: ITworld.com, CNET News, IntoMobile, Between the Lines Blog, I4U News, SoMobile, netbooknews.com, Carrypad, PhoneArena, GottaBeMobile, SlashGear, The Nokia Blog and MobileBurn.com
Chris Nerney / ITworld.com: For the U.S., there are no Nokia N9s
Don Reisinger / CNET News: Report: Nokia N9 not coming to the U.S.
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: Nokia N9 not coming to United States
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
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, 9to5Mac, IntoMobile, Electronista, Android and Me, PhoneDog.com, Android Phone Fans and GottaBeMobile
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider: Google rushing out Android 4 “Ice Cream Sandwich” to counter iPhone 5
Seth Weintraub / 9to5Mac: Google plans launch of next Nexus phone to coincide with iPhone 5?
Alberto Vildosola / Android and Me: Rumor: Will the first Ice Cream Sandwich device launch in October to compete with the iPhone 5?
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: eWeek, TechFlash, TechCrunch, WinRumors, Electronista, Gadget Lab, PhoneArena, The Next Web, SlashGear, WMPoweruser and Seattle Times
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Microsoft Windows Phone Executive Departing
Anthony James / TechFlash: Windows Phone Tango details emerge, Tier 3 adds data centers
Chris Velazco / TechCrunch: Windows Phone's Tango Update Bound For Budget Handsets
Mike Isaac / Gadget Lab: Tablet Makers Hope Cheaper Means Better Sales
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: Windows Phone Tango likely a low-cost edition of the OS
Janet I. Tu / Seattle Times: Windows Phone “Tango” aiming for lower price point?
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: BGR, BetaNews, Gizmodo, Facebook Blog, AndroidGuys, TechCrunch, 9to5Google, Gizmodo, PC Magazine, ReadWriteWeb, 9to5Mac, Apps, Mashable!, TechCrunch, AllThingsD, All Facebook, VentureBeat, GigaOM, SlashGear, PhoneDog.com, Android and Me, Droid Life, @stuartdredge, The Next Web and @parislemon
Todd Haselton / BGR: Facebook launches Messenger chat app for Android, iPhone
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: Facebook Messages threads now include texts thanks to new Facebook Messenger app
Ryan Johnstone / AndroidGuys: Standalone Facebook Messenger App Released Today
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch: Hit iPad Facebook App MyPad Comes To The iPhone
Jake Smith / 9to5Google: Facebook unveils Messenger app for Android
Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine: Facebook Tackles IM With ‘Messenger’ App
Dan Rowinski / ReadWriteWeb: Facebook Releases Dedicated Messenger App, Takes Aims At Google Plus Huddles and BlackBerry
Jake Smith / 9to5Mac: Facebook releases Messenger app for iPhone
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)
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD: Facebook Splinters Mobile Strategy With New App
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
Anthony Domanico / Android and Me: Facebook launches Facebook Messenger to simplify mobile messaging
Tim-o-tato / Droid Life: Facebook To Release Stand Alone Mobile Messenger For Android And iOS (Updated)
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, several times today, 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: DailyTech, Gizmodo, VentureBeat, MarketBeat, BetaNews, AppleInsider, Reuters, TechCrunch, Bloomberg, @shibanijoshi, GeekWire, Bits, Tech Trader Daily, IntoMobile, The Next Web, everythingiCafe, The Business Insider, AppleNApps, CNET News, GottaBeMobile, AllThingsD, Fortune, Reuters, TUAW, PhoneArena, Bloomberg, MacDailyNews, iDownloadBlog.com, MacStories and 9to5Mac
Tiffany Kaiser / DailyTech: Apple Briefly Surpasses Exxon As Most Valuable Company in the U.S.
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Apple is close to becoming the most valuable public company in the world
Mark Gongloff / MarketBeat: Apple Briefly Passes Exxon Mobil in Market Cap
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: People realize oil is more important than iPhones, Exxon retains title as world's biggest company
MG Siegler / TechCrunch: Apple Pushes Past Exxon To Become The Most Valuable Public Company In The World (Temporarily)
Adam Satariano / Bloomberg: Apple Surpasses Exxon as World's Most Valuable Company Before Retreating
Shibani Joshi / @shibanijoshi: At 1318 ET Apple's market cap passed ExxonMobil's for the first time:
John Cook / GeekWire: How did Steve Jobs do it? Apple (briefly) tops Exxon Mobil to claim most valuable company title
Nick Bilton / Bits: Apple Is the Most Valuable Company
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: Apple briefly becomes most valuable U.S. company
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web: Apple surpasses ExxonMobil as most valuable company in the world
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Apple and Exxon Flirt Over Being Most Valuable Company In The World
Jay Yarow / The Business Insider: BOOM: Apple Passed Exxon To Become The Most Valuable Public Company
Trevor Sheridan / AppleNApps: Apple Becomes World's Most Valuable Company For A Moment As It Passes Exxon Mobile
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD: And ... Boom: Apple Briefly Passes Exxon In Market Cap
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: Apple is (briefly) the world's most valuable public company
Michael Grothaus / TUAW: Apple briefly passes ExxonMobil for largest US market cap
Nick Turner / Bloomberg: Apple Briefly Passes Exxon as World's Largest Company
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: TUAW and 9to5Mac, Thanks:srikardhanakoti
Chris Rawson / TUAW: Apple granted touchscreen, voicemail, and several other patents
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: Business Wire, paidContent, TechCrunch, paidContent, WebProNews and The Business Insider, more at Mediagazer »
Business Wire: Demand Media and Google Renew and Expand Global Advertising Relationship Through New Three-Year Agreement
David Kaplan / paidContent: Demand Media Net Losses Widen, As Revenue Jumps
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.
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: CNN, Naked Security, Digital Trends, Guardian, The Next Web, Bits, The Not-So Private Parts, Disruptors, Reuters and Geek.com, more at Mediagazer »
Brandon Griggs / CNN: BlackBerry hacked for cooperating with London police
Graham Cluley / Naked Security: BlackBerry blog hacked after London riots
Josh Halliday / Guardian: London riots: police to track rioters who used BlackBerrys
Matt Brian / The Next Web: RIM's BlackBerry blog hacked after it cooperates with police over London riots
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?
Parmy Olson / Disruptors: Londoners Use Twitter To Coordinate Riot Cleanup
Chang-Ran Kim / Reuters: Sony: London warehouse fire may affect UK deliveries
Jennifer Bergen / Geek.com: London Riots: Google Group created to use facial recognition software for identifying rioters
Mark Suster / TechCrunch:
Stock Market Drops. VCs Hold Partner Meetings. What Happens Next? — This is a guest post by Mark Suster, a 2x entrepreneur turned VC with GRP Partners where he focuses on early-stage technology companies. Read more about Suster on his startup blog and on Twitter at @msuster.
John Cook / GeekWire:
Lawsuit claims Apple and publishers colluded on eBook pricing in fear of Amazon.com — A Seattle law firm has filed a class-action lawsuit accusing Apple and five book publishers of engaging in price fixing around sales of electronic books. The suit, filed today in U.S. District Court …
Discussion: hbsslaw.com and Electronista, Thanks:toddbishop
Kristen Purcell / Pew Internet:
Search and email still top the list of most popular online activities — Home - > - Reports - > - Search and email still top the list of most popular online activities - > - Main Report — Main Report — Findings: Search and email remain the top online activities
Discussion: PC World, Search Engine Land, Telecompetitor, Government Technology News and Gov 2.0
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land: Top Internet Activities? Search & Email, Once Again
Andrew Burger / Telecompetitor: Search, Email Continue Online Dominance
Mike Cane / Mike Cane's xBlog:
Now You Can Upload Photos Into Twitter — I got this popup notice yesterday: — Click = big — I didn't think it was new, so didn't post about it. — But others are getting it now and are saying it's new, so this post. — I also tried it yesterday: — @mikecane — Mike Cane
Discussion: Search Engine Land, 1001 Noisy Cameras, LaptopMemo, WebProNews, The Next Web, Electronista and Scripting News, Thanks:mikecane
Matt McGee / Search Engine Land: Twitter Taking Direct Photo Uploads, Will Create User Media Galleries
Stefan Etienne / LaptopMemo: Twitter Is Now Rolling Out Its Direct Image Uploading Feature
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Twitter Photo Sharing Feature Now Live
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web: Twitter now rolling out direct image upload at Twitter.com
Dave Winer / Scripting News: Sharing images on Twitter
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.
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb and 9to5Google
Jon Mitchell / ReadWriteWeb: Google Books Ngram Viewer Graduates from Labs
Jake Smith / 9to5Google: Google to shut down Android App Inventor
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: Engadget, AllThingsD, 9to5Mac, App Advice, paidContent and Mashable!
Richard Lawler / Engadget: Cablevision's Optimum app hits 2.0, brings cable TV streaming to iPhone, iPod Touch
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
Christina Warren / Mashable!: Cablevision Brings Live TV to the Ultra-Small Screen
Florian Mueller / FOSS Patents:
Wolfram Alpha sues Lodsys to defend its iPad app — Wolfram Alpha and Wolfram Research jointly filed a declaratory judgment action against Lodsys. It's the eighth one so far. I had mentioned the first six “DJ” actions on this blog. The seventh one was recently brought by RightNow Technologies (complaint available on Scribd).
Discussion: Ars Technica and Appolicious Advisor
Chris Foresman / Ars Technica: Apple to Lodsys: you'll have to go through us to sue iOS devs
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, Greylock VC, GigaOM, @quixotic and @dpatil
Matthew Lynley / VentureBeat: Color's DJ Patil joins Greylock Partners
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM: Greylock boosts big data investment with new hire
Reid Hoffman / @quixotic: Looking forward to working with DJ Patil again, now in his new role as Data Scientist in Residence at Greylock. http://bit.ly/o7sO4h
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: Daring Fireball
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Quark Sold to Merger and Acquisition Company
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: Epicenter, SiliconANGLE, paidContent, Marketing Media, Good E-Reader Blog, TechCrunch, PC World, LAPTOP Magazine, Liliputing, Gizmodo and 9to5Mac, more at Mediagazer »
Tim Carmody / Epicenter: Media Death March: Please, Tribune Co., Don't Do This
Mellisa Tolentino / SiliconANGLE: Tablet Makers Driven Out of US to Beat iPad Sales
Markus Pettersson / Marketing Media: Lex Tribune - On an industry gone haywire
Michael Kozlowski / Good E-Reader Blog: Android Based Tablets Look to Europe and Asia to Compete Against the iPad
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
Nicholas Jackson / The Atlantic Online:
Walmart, Unable to Keep Up With iTunes, Shutters MP3 Store — Launched as a direct competitor to iTunes, Walmart's digital download destination undercut Apple's prices, but still couldn't compete — Apple has taken down another competitor. And this time it's not some tiny start …
Discussion: AllThingsD and Electronista
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: Los Angeles Times, CDCR Today, Associated Press, textually.org, All Facebook and AllThingsD
Don Thompson / Associated Press: Calif. says Facebook will remove inmates' pages
Jackie Cohen / All Facebook: California Cracking Down On Inmate Facebook Accounts
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD: Facebook Bars Jailbirds
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: ReadWriteWeb, Between the Lines Blog, AllThingsD, Twitterfeed, WebProNews and AllTwitter
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb: On Bitly Buying Twitterfeed
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD: Burp! Bitly Swallows Twitterfeed.
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Twitterfeed Acquired by Bitly
Shea Bennett / AllTwitter: Bitly Acquires Twitterfeed
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: PC World, Gartner, Seattle Times, TechCrunch, CNET News, AppleInsider, eWeek, Softpedia News and Electronista
Jeff Bertolucci / PC World: Gartner: 94 Percent of New PCs Will Ship with Windows 7 in 2011
Christy Pettey / Gartner: Gartner Says Windows 7 Will Be Running on 42 Percent of PCs in Use Worldwide By the End of 2011
Lance Whitney / CNET News: Gartner: Windows 7 on 42 percent of PCs by year's end
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Windows 7 Present on 42% of PCs by End of 2011: Gartner