Nilay Patel / This is my next:
The patent system isn't broken — we are — There is a fundamental problem with patents in the United States. — It is us. — By that I mean all of us: the companies and people who directly interact with the patent system, the media that reports on those interactions …
Discussion: The Business Insider, Technologizer and Edible Apple
Marco Arment / Marco.org: Why software patents are not fixable
Michael Mace / Mobile Opportunity:
The Case for Software Patents
The Case for Software Patents
Discussion: LAPTOP Magazine
Stuart Miles / Pocket-lint:
Microsoft Windows Phone 7 Mango landing 1 September — Microsoft will roll out its latest phone operating system, currently codenamed Mango, to Windows Phone 7 users starting on 1 September, Pocket-lint has exclusively learnt. Therefore, that will be the date that the company will start its fightback against Android and the iPhone.
Chris Velazco / TechCrunch: Rumor: Windows Phone 7 Mango To Launch On September 1st?
Kip Kniskern / LiveSide.net: With Mango's release, will Windows Phone market share move from “very small”?
Matt Rosoff / The Business Insider: Windows Phone Is Such A Dud, It Finished Behind Bada Last Quarter
Ellis Hamburger / Tools: Windows Phone's Stellar “Mango” Update Will Launch On September 1
Tom Warren / WinRumors: Windows Phone 7.5 launching on September 1?
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: Windows Phone Mango coming Sept. 1?
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: Windows Phone Mango to be released September 1st
Dan Seifert / MobileBurn.com: Windows Phone Mango to arrive September 1?
Goncalo Ribeiro / Redmond Pie: Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Releasing On September 1st?
Joe Mullin / paidContent:
Google Tells ITC Judge: Microsoft Revealed Our Secret Source Code — Google (NSDQ: GOOG) has asked a judge at the International Trade Commission to sanction Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT), saying that the company revealed “highly confidential source code” to an expert witness in violation of the court's rules.
Discussion: Computerworld, Digital Trends, CNET News and Electronista
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: Google seeks sanction against Microsoft expert in ITC case
Jack Purcher / Patently Apple:
Apple Reveals Big Plans to Integrate Projectors into iOS Devices + — On August 11, 2011, the US Patent & Trademark Office published a grand patent application from Apple that reveals their plans of integrating mini or pico-like projectors into future iOS devices while introducing a likely projector accessory for MacBooks.
Discussion: Technologizer, CNET News, VentureBeat, AppleInsider, App Advice, iPhone, SlashGear, Unwired View, MacRumors, PadGadget, 9to5Mac, iGadgetsReport and Apple Bitch
Ed Oswald / Technologizer: Is Apple Considering Adding Mini Projectors to iOS Devices? Could Be Cool!
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: Apple patent details devices with linked projectors
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Patent application: Apple wants to put projectors in its iPhones
Neil Hughes / AppleInsider: Apple looking to simplify Maps on iPhone with dynamic emphasizing, exaggerating
A.T. Faust III / App Advice: Apple's Plans For Projector Integration Are Groundbreaking, Exciting, Possibly Ready To Go
Florence Ion / iPhone: Two New Filed Patents Detail Plans for a Mini Projector, Better Maps App for iOS
Rue Liu / SlashGear: Apple Patent App Reveals Integrated Projectors For Future iPhones, iPads, And More
Jordan Kahn / 9to5Mac: Apple patents projector technology and “Shared Projected Workspace” concept for MacBooks and iOS devices
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Blaming the tools: Britain proposes a social-media ban — It seems totalitarian states like Egypt and Libya aren't the only ones struggling with the impact of social media and the desire to muzzle services like Twitter and Facebook. In the wake of the riots in London …
Discussion: Guardian, BBC, GeekSugar and @chrissaad
Jeff Jarvis / Guardian: A social media crackdown is the wrong response
Chris Saad / @chrissaad: lol #sostupid @Techmeme: Blaming the tools: Britain proposes a social-media ban (@mathewi/GigaOM) http://t.co/YfB40yR http://t.co/aXyXKiO
Paul Sawers / The Next Web:
UK Govt. to meet Facebook, Twitter and RIM about their responsibility to not fuel riots — UK Prime Minister David Cameron has today made a statement in Parliament, following the riots that have plagued London and many other parts of England this week. — It seems that the Government …
Discussion: PC World, Open Rights Group, The Lede, All Facebook, Digital Media Wire, BuzzMachine, @anonymousirc, Disruptors, Reuters, Number 10, TechCrunch Europe, BBC, msnbc.com, paidContent, CNET News, BBC, Telegraph, Epeus' epigone, Guardian, Between the Lines Blog, AllThingsD, Mashable!, @ldignan, Electronista, thinq_, TG Daily, V3.co.uk, FT Tech Hub, Pulse2 and Reportr.net, Thanks:zee
Daniel Ionescu / PC World: UK Considers Cutting Off Twitter, BlackBerry During Riots
J. David Goodman / The Lede: In British Riots, Social Media and Face Masks Are the Focus
David Cohen / All Facebook: U.K. Government Examines Facebook's Role In Riots
Chris Marlowe / Digital Media Wire: Britain Considers Social Networks Ban
Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine: Anonymity and social censorship in the UK riots
@anonymousirc: UK prime minister David Cameron is calling for restrictions on internet usage (especially social networks). We're watching this situation.
Mohammed Abbas / Reuters: UK may disrupt social networks during unrest: source
Mike Butcher / TechCrunch Europe: “Absolute explosion” — How BlackBerry BBM fed the riots, says contact
Rosa Golijan / msnbc.com: How can rioters be banned from social media?
Robert Andrews / paidContent: UK Government Wants Police Empowered To ‘Close’ Twitter, BBM
Jack Clark / CNET News: U.K. prime minister talks social media crackdown
Emma Barnett / Telegraph: Twitter is right: keep the tweets flowing
Kevin Marks / Epeus' epigone: David Cameron should heed Douglas Adams and ORG
Zack Whittaker / Between the Lines Blog: British PM considers turning off social networks amid further riots
Larry Dignan / @ldignan: The problem with a social media crackdown in riots is some use those networks to find family, avoid nuts. http://t.co/BfKW2xV
Paul Hales / thinq_: Arrests over malicious Facebook posts spread
Trent Nouveau / TG Daily: UK eyes social media kill switch
Tim Bradshaw / FT Tech Hub: Cameron threatens to block rioters from social media
Riley Kennysmith / Pulse2: UK Gov Wants Twitter, Facebook, BBM to Take Responsibility in Riot Prevention
Alfred Hermida / Reportr.net: Moral panic, social media and the riots in England
Josh Halliday / Guardian:
David Cameron considers banning suspected rioters from social media
David Cameron considers banning suspected rioters from social media
Discussion: @kevinmarks, techPresident, Techland, ITProPortal, Digital Trends, Inquirer, ReadWriteWeb, Global Voices and Pocket-lint
Kevin Marks / @kevinmarks: Douglas Adams rebutted Cameron's ‘social media’ organised lotting in 1999 http://j.mp/cupoftea re
Nick Judd / techPresident: On The British Government's Study of Banning Criminal Suspects From Social Media
Graeme McMillan / Techland: U.K. Government Considers Blocking Twitter, BlackBerry in Wake of Riots
Kate O'Flaherty / Inquirer: UK considers banning rioters from BBM, Twitter and Facebook
Curt Hopkins / ReadWriteWeb: British PM Misses Point of Social Media, Threatens Ban
John Kennedy / Global Voices: China: Tweets didn't start the fire
Nintendo's Mario Pressured to Jump to IPhone — In “Super Mario 3DLand,” Nintendo Co. will make its iconic Italian plumber battle turtle-like Koopa Troopas on its 3-D player. The company instead should develop titles for Apple Inc. (AAPL)'s iPhone, investors say.
Discussion: AppleInsider, 9to5Mac, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, GeekWire, MacRumors, GigaOM, Computerworld, IntoMobile, iThinkDifferent, Touch Arcade, The Loop, Cult of Mac, GamePolitics blogs, iDownloadBlog.com, PC World, iPhone, VG247, Tools, SlashGear, App Advice, TiPb, The Next Web, Electronista and iLounge
Todd Bishop / GeekWire: Nintendo plots comeback, but when will Mario upgrade to a smartphone? Maybe never
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: Why Nintendo should re-invent itself as an iOS developer
Peter Cohen / The Loop: Nintendo and iPhones - tracking the evolution of a rumor
Matt Peckham / PC World: Next for Nintendo: A Leap to Apple's iPhone?
J.R. Bookwalter / iPhone: Investors To Nintendo: Let's Make This iOS Thing Happen
Johnny Cullen / VG247: Japanese investor pressures Nintendo on smartphone jump
Dan Frommer / Tools: Hey, Nintendo, We DARE You To Make An iPhone Game
Shane McGlaun / SlashGear: Nintendo is getting investor pressure to develop iPhone games
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: Nintendo's Investors Want A Move To iOS
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Investors want Nintendo to put Super Mario on iPhone, iPad
Charles Starrett / iLounge: Investors call on Nintendo to consider iOS releases
Foster Kamer / The New York Observer:
Even Mark Zuckerberg Gets Annoyed With Spammy Facebook Apps, Does Not Think Dave Morin is ‘Chill’ — Downside of having a technology company once completely beloved but now that everyone's more than ready to delete their account from? Watching it grow large enough to actually find yourself …
Discussion: Friending Facebook Blog and The Next Web
Emil Protalinski / Friending Facebook Blog: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: spamming apps are lame
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web: Want to know Zuck's real feelings about app spam? Check this out
Connie Loizos / PE Hub Blog:
Silicon Valley's Undertaker: 'We're Anticipating a Major Fallout' — As longtime readers know, we occasionally like to check in with Sherwood Partners in Palo Alto, long known to industry insiders as “the undertaker” because its primary role is to efficiently shutter companies.
Discussion: Venture Capital Dispatch, Epicenter and Lessons Learned
Slicing an Apple — How much of an iPhone is made by Samsung? — APPLE doesn't make the iPhone itself. It neither manufactures the components nor assembles them into a finished product. The components come from a variety of suppliers and the assembly is done by Foxconn, a Taiwanese firm, at its plant in Shenzhen, China.
Discussion: Gizmodo, InfoWorld and MacDailyNews
Paul Ducklin / Naked Security:
LinkedIn ‘does a Facebook’ - your name and photo used in ads by default — I'm not a LinkedIn user - at least not yet, though I suspect that like many of my friends and colleagues I may eventually feel compelled to “be there or be square”. As a non-user I haven't been tracking changes …
Rachel King / Between the Lines Blog: LinkedIn automatically opts in users' names, photos in online ads
Tom Loftus / Digits: LinkedOut: Another Social Network Opt-Out Draws Fire
Mike Flacy / Yahoo! News: LinkedIn opts 100 million users into sharing private information within advertisements
Robin Wilton / Gartner: Is LinkedIn's “social advertising” the new Google Buzz?
Dylan Love / The Business Insider: LinkedIn Pulled A Facebook And Messed With Your Info — Here's How To Fix It
Jessica Guynn / L.A. Times Tech Blog: How to opt out of LinkedIn sharing your data with third parties
Steve Woodruff / Connection Agent: LinkedIn, Privacy, and Notification - Let's Discuss!
Leslie Horn / PC Magazine: LinkedIn Adds Users' Names, Photos to Ads
Richard Chirgwin / The Register: LinkedIn pulls Facebook-style stunt
Martin Brinkmann / gHacks Technology News: Don't Want Your Photo To Be Used For LinkedIn Advertisements? Do This!
Dean Wilson / Inquirer: Linkedin employs user data in ads without telling them
Steve Woodruff / Connection Agent: A Box You Want to Uncheck on LinkedIn
Stephanie Rosenbloom / New York Times:
Digitally Fatigued, Networkers Try New Sites, but Strategize to Avoid Burnout — WHEN Jessica H. Lawrence left her job with the Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council in Redlands, Calif., to pursue a new life in New York City, she arrived in late January without a job, an apartment or someone to keep her warm through the winter nights.
Discussion: Betabeat, MediaPost and Marketing Pilgrim
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat: No Wonder NYTM's Jessica Lawrence Is So Into Twitter, It Got Her a Boyfriend
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: Surviving Social Media Overload
Staska / Unwired View:
Motorola's Sanjay Jha openly admits they plan to collect IP royalties from other Android makers — As you have probably heard, a major patent war is raging in mobile industry, and competitors are ganging up on Android, exploiting Google's weakness in intellectual property assets.
Discussion: paidContent, Engadget, TechCrunch and 9to5Google, Thanks:uvstaska
Christopher Trout / Engadget: Sanjay Jha hints at Motorola's plans to collect patent royalties from Android competitors
Jordan Crook / TechCrunch: Android Patent Trouble Worsens: Motorola Considers Collecting IP Royalties
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Facebook: We Aren't Stealing Your Phone Numbers And Posting Them So Everyone Can See — Facebook has responded to a privacy scare meme likely deriving from a recent HackerNews thread called “Facebook has your complete phonebook” both with an official post on Facebook's Wall and a personal message …
Discussion: All Facebook, Help Net Security, Mashable!, PC Magazine, Naked Security, Gawker, Facebook, Betabeat, Digits and Gadgetwise
Nick O'Neill / All Facebook: Facebook Messenger Needs Serious Improvement
Sarah Kessler / Mashable!: Facebook: We're Not Giving Out Your Number
Damon Poeter / PC Magazine: Facebook Hits Back Against Uproar over Phone Syncing
David Schwartzberg / Naked Security: Has Facebook got your mobile number? Now your friends do too
Shayndi Raice / Digits: Facebook Moves To Debunk Phone Number Rumor
John Cook / GeekWire:
Daily deal site Zulily raises $43 million at huge valuation of more than $700 million — Zulily CEO Darrell Cavens in front of the company's expanding employee photo wall — Plopped in the middle of Zulily's Seattle office is a colorful cardboard rocket ship marking the entrance to the company's HR and recruiting department.
Discussion: Screenwerk, Between the Lines Blog, VentureBeat, MediaPost, mocoNews, AllThingsD, Fortune and TechFlash
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: Zulily Deal Shows Power of Moms, Niches
Tom Cheredar / VentureBeat: Oh baby, Zulily scores $43M round
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: Daily Dealer Zulily Pockets $43M
Laura Hazard Owen / mocoNews: Kids' Clothing Private Sales Site Zulily Raises $43 Million
Tricia Duryee / AllThingsD: Former Blue Nile Execs Raise $43 Million to Nurture Their New Baby, Zulily
Dan Primack / Fortune: Internet bubbles: Of truth and consequence
Howard Schultz / TechFlash: Seattle baby boutique site Zulily raises $43M in venture funding
Brooke Crothers / CNET News:
IBM executive says PC era is in its twilight — On the eve of the IBM PC's 30th anniversary, Mark Dean says the PC era is on its last legs. As one of the IBM engineers who helped create the original PC, he is certainly qualified to make this claim.
Discussion: Inquirer, The Loop, Technologizer, GMSV, CNET News, TechNet Blogs, USA Today, India, blog.chron.com, Neowin.net, Peter O'Kelly's Reality Check and A Smarter Planet Blog
Kate O'Flaherty / Inquirer: The PC is dead, claims IBM executive
Peter Cohen / The Loop: Chief engineer of original IBM PC talks “Post-PC Era”
Benj Edwards / Technologizer: IBM PC Oddities
Levi Sumagaysay / GMSV: The digital crystal ball: on PCs and ultrabooks, apps and the Web
Jay Greene / CNET News: How IBM's 5150 PC shaped the computer industry
Jeffrey Meisner / TechNet Blogs: The IBM PC is 30 Years Old - And We're (All) Just Getting Started
Brett Molina / USA Today: IBM engineer: PCs going the way of the typewriter
Dwight Silverman / blog.chron.com: The machine that changed the world - the IBM PC - turns 30 this week
John Callaham / Neowin.net: IBM PC's co-designer says PC era is ending
Peter / Peter O'Kelly's Reality Check: How IBM's 5150 PC shaped the computer industry | Business Tech - CNET News
Ingrid Lunden / mocoNews:
Gartner Q2: Nokia Still On Top Overall, Android Killing It In Smartphones — Nokia (NYSE: NOK) is losing its market share in phones at an alarming rate right now. But despite all the profit warnings, drastic strategic shifts, and massive strides being made by the likes of Google (NSDQ …
Discussion: Gartner, BetaNews, TechCrunch, Fortune, ReadWriteWeb, BGR, Reuters, PhoneArena, everythingiCafe, The Next Web, All About Symbian and GigaOM
Gartner: Gartner Says Sales of Mobile Devices in Second Quarter of 2011 Grew 16.5 Percent Year-on-Year …
Joe Wilcox / BetaNews: Samsung's Bada outsells Windows Phone in Q2
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: Gartner: Android OS Sales Top iOS, RIM and Nokia
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: Gartner: Apple's share of mobile market grew 91% in Q2
Dan Rowinski / ReadWriteWeb: Android Had 43.4% of the Global Smartphone Market in Q2, Apple Third at 18.2%
Zach Epstein / BGR: Gartner says Apple is not No. 1 smartphone vendor
Nicola Leske / Reuters: Caution marks mobile device market in H2: Gartner
Phone Arena: Nokia still holds the top spot in phone sales, bada ahead of Microsoft's Windows platforms in Q2
Steve Litchfield / All About Symbian: Worldwide Q2 2011 stats out from Gartner, Symbian marketshare 22%
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: In smartphones, same old story: Apple and Android win
Tricia Duryee / AllThingsD:
Why Zynga Might Buy Angry Bird's Rovio — Zynga walked away empty-handed last month after bidding unsuccessfully for PopCap, which went to Electronic Arts. — So what's next for the acquisition-hungry company? — What about an even tastier target: Rovio, the Finnish developer of the popular Angry Birds franchise.
Discussion: The Business Insider, Softpedia News, Digits and NBC Bay Area
Barbara E. Hernandez / NBC Bay Area: Zynga May Be Shopping for Angry Birds
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Zynga's New S-1: Zynga's Internal Valuation In March 2011 Was $11.5 Billion — Zynga just filed another version of its S-1 for the company's $1 billion public offering and here's what's new. First, Zynga says in the filing that in March of this year, the company had an internal valuation at around $11.5 billion.
Discussion: AllThingsD, VentureBeat, Venture Capital Dispatch, Fortune, Deal Journal and @danprimack
Tricia Duryee / AllThingsD: Zynga Discloses $1 Billion in Available Credit, Presumably for Making Acquisitions
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Zynga revises its IPO filing with the SEC — a signal that it still plans to go public
Christopher Zinsli / Venture Capital Dispatch: Zynga Signs $1B Revolving Credit Agreement
Dan Primack / Fortune: Zynga restates revenue
Shira Ovide / Deal Journal: Zynga IPO Discloses Accounting Lapse
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog:
Why the FTC is likely to hit a dead end probing Google's Android — Summary: The FTC is looking into Google's business practices around Android, but the probe may not yield much given the smartphone industry is so competitive. — The Federal Trade Commission is reportedly eyeing Android …
Todd Haselton / BGR: FTC antitrust investigators hone in on Android
Donald Melanson / Engadget: FTC reportedly focusing on Android, search placement in Google probe
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Google FTC probe targets Android — likely won't amount to much
Tom Loftus / Digits: Tech Today: Google Probe Comes Into Focus
Ina Fried / AllThingsD:
Seeking Street Cred, HTC Investing $300 Million in Beats Electronics — Taiwanese cell phone maker HTC is making a strategic tie-up with Beats Electronics, investing $300 million in the digital sound company and working to incorporate Beats technology into its product line.
Discussion: PC Magazine, Gizmodo, CNET News, BetaNews, L.A. Times Tech Blog, IntoMobile, Dow Jones Newswires, Macworld, TechCrunch, Computerworld, Bloomberg, PR Newswire, Beats by Dr. Dre, Android Phone Fans, The Register, Gadget Lab, Bits, AppleInsider, Smartphones …, Geek.com, Electronista, Gear Live, DailyTech, Between the Lines Blog, Inquirer, PE Hub Blog, Pocket-lint, Digital Trends, Droid Life, I4U News, PhoneArena, GottaBeMobile, LaptopMemo, AndroidGuys, Fast Company and TechCrunch
Sascha Segan / PC Magazine: HTC/Beats Deal About Sex, Not Tech
Brent Rose / Gizmodo: HTC Buys Beats: All Your Bass Are Belong To Them
Roger Cheng / CNET News: HTC's Beats deal: Hear no evil?
Ed Oswald / BetaNews: HTC takes majority stake in Beats by Dr. Dre
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: HTC invests $300 million in Beats by Dr. Dre [Updated]
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: HTC invests $300 million in Beats Electronics to make their smartphones sound better ... really?
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch: Live Blog: HTC's “Major Announcement”
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Following Teleconference Q&A, Best Buy Announces 20% Off Beats by Dre Deal When Buying an HTC Phone
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: Dre Sells Out to HTC for $300 Million
Jenna Wortham / Bits: HTC to Buy Majority Stake in Maker of Headphones
Matthew Miller / Smartphones and Cell Phones Blog: HTC partners with Beats, awesome audio focused devices coming this fall
Matthew Humphries / Geek.com: HTC buys controlling stake in Dr. Dre's Beats Electronics
Tiffany Kaiser / DailyTech: HTC, Beats by Dr. Dre Team Up to Team Up for Smartphones this Fall
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: HTC's delusional Beats Electronics deal: $300 million case of Apple envy
Chris Martin / Inquirer: HTC confirms majority buyout of Beats audio
Paul Lamkin / Pocket-lint: HTC calls in Dr. Dre to help Beats the competition
Phone Arena: HTC officially confirms its phones will be rockin' them Beats Audio this fall, inks $300 million deal
Chuong Nguyen / GottaBeMobile: HTC's Announcement Will be Regarding Beats Integration
Stefan Etienne / LaptopMemo: HTC Investing $300M In Beats Audio For Smartphones
Scott Webster / AndroidGuys: HTC Invests $300M in Beats Electronics to be Exclusive Smart Phone Partner
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: Nintendo Games On iPhones?, HTC Invests In Beats Sound Tech, Intel's $300M Tablet Tech Gamble
George Avalos / Contra Costa Times:
Google signs big lease at Sunnyvale offices that the tech giant could fill with 2,900 employees — In the midst of an unprecedented growth spurt, Google (GOOG) said Wednesday it has struck a deal to lease four Sunnyvale buildings that could accommodate as many as 2,900 employees.
Discussion: 9to5Google, Electronista and The Next Web
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
August Capital, Google Ventures Put $18.5M In Online Legal Service Rocket Lawyer — More big money for online legal services. After LegalZoom raised $66 million from Kleiner Perkins And IVP, competitor Rocket Lawyer is also announcing a new round of funding.
Discussion: VatorNews and VentureBeat
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: Rocket Lawyer raises $18.5M for legal assistance
Cade Metz / The Register:
Google Chromebooks molt, grow fresh browser — Two month olds get new lease on life — Google has released a new version of Chrome OS - the browser-based operating system that first arrived less than two months ago - offering VPN hooks, 802.1x secure Wi-Fi , and what the company claims is a 32 per cent faster resume time.
Discussion: BetaNews, Google Chrome Blog, 9to5Google, ReadWriteWeb, SiliconFilter and Google Watch
Joe Wilcox / BetaNews: Crimey, I can watch Netflix on Chromebook
Alberto Martin / Google Chrome Blog: The computer that keeps getting better...
Jordan Kahn / 9to5Google: Chrome OS update brings instant Netflix, Citrix Receiver app, Google Cloud Print, and more to Chromebooks
Jon Mitchell / ReadWriteWeb: Google Chromebooks Play Catch-up with Full PCs
Frederic Lardinois / SiliconFilter: ChromeOS Just Got a Bit Faster and More Secure
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Hulu Bids Expected Next Week — Quick update on the Hulu auction: Would-be buyers are expected to offer up their initial bids by the end of next week, according to people familiar with the company. — That will end the first step of a sales process that began in late June …
Discussion: VentureBeat and The Business Insider
Tom Cheredar / VentureBeat: Want to buy Hulu? Bidding expected to open at $1.5B
Tim Stevens / Engadget:
NL ruling on Apple vs. Samsung dispute due on 9/15, courtroom antics catalogued — Apple has succeeded in getting the Galaxy Tab 10.1 blocked from import into most of Europe — but not the Netherlands. Today the initial proceedings in the legal dispute between the two companies there came to a close …
Discussion: Reuters, @andreasudo, Sammy Hub and Pocket-lint
Roberta B. Cowan / Reuters: Dutch court to rule on Apple, Samsung dispute
Andreas Udo de Haes / @andreasudo: Judge will rule 15 september, promises that *if* there's going to be injunction, it will be no sooner than 13 october
Kunal / Sammy Hub: Dutch court hears Apple's arguments against Samsung, will give a decision on September 15
Rik Henderson / Pocket-lint: Apple iPad vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 round 2 - Netherlands
Andy Baio / Waxy.org:
Helloo is Twitter for Fakesters — It's easy to write off Heello as a Twitter clone. Created by the founder of Twitpic, the shameless knockoff looks and behaves like a stripped-down version of Twitter, down to the [tweets] pings, [followers] listeners, and [retweets] echos.
Discussion: CNNMoney.com, @jkottke, VentureBeat and The Wall Blog
Jason Kottke / @jkottke: So is http://t.co/483veZf (from @obviouscorp?) a Twitter clone, an amazingly elaborate prank, a password honeypot, an art piece or ???
Jennifer Whitehead / The Wall Blog: Twitpic founder launches new social network called Heello