Larry Page / The Official Google Blog:
Supercharging Android: Google to Acquire Motorola Mobility — Since its launch in November 2007, Android has not only dramatically increased consumer choice but also improved the entire mobile experience for users. Today, more than 150 million Android devices have been activated worldwide …
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Dan Frommer / SplatF: A taste of Motorola marketing, pre-Google
Jessi Hempel / Fortune: Google and Motorola: Desperately seeking each other
Om Malik / GigaOM: Guess who else wanted to buy Motorola?
John D. Sutter / CNN: Why the Google-Moto deal may not result in better phones
Jason Perlow / Tech Broiler Blog: In wake of Google-Motorola, Amazon, HP and Asian ODMs should partner
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Google agrees to buy Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion
Frederic Lardinois / SiliconFilter: Hello Moto: Everything You Need to Know About the Google-Motorola Deal
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Google, Motorola Deal Will Affect Android Battles, Windows Phone
Florian Mueller / FOSS Patents: First reaction to Google/Motorola announcement
Henry Blodget / The Business Insider: Check Out All The Massive, Low-Margin Hardware Factories Around The World That Google Will Now Own
Tiernan Ray / Tech Trader Daily: RIMM A Target? Unlikely, Says Citigroup
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: What Google CEO Larry Page has to say about Moto Mobility buy
Melodie Warner / Wall Street Journal: Google to Buy Motorola Mobility for $12.5 Billion
Jason Hiner / Tech Sanity Check Blog: Will Google-Motorola deal drive Microsoft toward HTC or Nokia?
Shira Ovide / Deal Journal: Has Google-Motorola Crushed Another Deal?
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Google to Acquire Motorola
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Citi Analyst: Google's Motorola Move Is “Defensive”
Brent Rose / Gizmodo: Where the Next Nexus Phone Is Coming From
Alex Williams / SiliconANGLE: 5 Reasons Why the Google-Motorola Deal Has Big Business Written All Over It
Mike Isaac / Epicenter: Google To Acquire Motorola Mobility
Horace Dediu / asymco: The perils of licensing to your competitors
Alex Chitu / Google Operating System: Google Buys Motorola
Gus Sentementes / BaltTech: Motorola Mobility added to Google's Circle
Jordan Kahn / 9to5Google: WSJ: Google/Motorola deal faces legal hurdles, Motorola has $2.5B “reverse termination fee”
Tim Stevens / Engadget: Google acquiring Motorola Mobility
Kellex / Droid Life: Sanjay Jha Basically Predicted Earlier This Year That They Would Join a Software Company
Ed Bott / @edbott: Don't forget: Motorola is being sued by Microsoft for patent infringement. Google just bought its way into that lawsuit.
Tristan Louis / TNL.net: Google Acquiring Motorola
Trevor Sheridan / AppleNApps: Google Acquires Motorola Mobility To ‘Supercharge Android’ - Increase Patent Portfolio
John P. / Geek Beat Technology News: Google to Purchase Motorola Mobility for $12.5 Billion - Adds Patent Portfolio Plus Manufacturing Capability
Josh Halliday / Guardian: Google buys Motorola Mobility for $12.5bn
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: From Droid to Google - A look at Motorola and Android
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Motorola Competitors Comment on Google's Acquisition; Everyone Approves
Franklin Paul / Reuters: Google to buy Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion
Todd Watson / Internet Evolution: Google Motorola: The Razr's Edge?
Christina Warren / Mashable!: Why the Google-Motorola Deal Is About More Than Mobile Phones
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: Google's Motorola acquisition: Is there a role for third party mobile operating systems?
Mellisa Tolentino / SiliconANGLE: Google Acquires Motorola Mobility for $12.5B, Gains Patent Traction
Sebastian Anthony / ExtremeTech: Google buys Motorola Mobility, begins transformation into Apple
Faith Merino / VatorNews: Google to acquire Motorola for $12.5 billion cash
Tom Warren / WinRumors: Nokia and Microsoft stock jumps as Google's Motorola deal hints at Windows Phone gain
Kamran Farooqui / Shoutpedia: Google Poised to Supercharge Android With Motorola Mobility Purchase
Anand Lal Shimpi / AnandTech: Observations on the Google-Motorola Purchase
Eghosa Omoigui / @eghosao: Always kept my eye on Samsung & BadaDroid plans. Like $aapl is doing. W/ $goog buying MotoMob, let's see who's got next http://t.co/DBioamZ
MG Siegler / @parislemon: I can't wait for the Android RAZR.
Helsinki Newsroom / Reuters: Nokia jumps as Motorola Mobility bid rekindles M&A hopes
Michelle Maisto / Connected Planet Online: Google's Motorola purchase beneficial all around, even to odd bedfellows
Tom Loftus / Digits: Tech Today: Google Morning Everyone!
Bryn Durgin / Adotas: Google Dives into Handset Market with Motorola Acquisition
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Google Goes Soup-To-Nuts On Android With Bid For Motorola
Ingrid Lunden / mocoNews: Google To Buy Motorola Mobility For $12.5 Billion: Big Step In Apple Battle
Dan Frommer / SplatF: Google buys Motorola, patents, and an Android business model for $12.5 billion
Sayantani Ghosh / Reuters: InterDigital tanks after Google's Motorola Mobility buy
Zach Epstein / BGR: Google to acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion
Elizabeth Woyke / Mobilized: Google To Acquire Motorola In Swap Of Patents And Money
Andrew Girdwood / Andrew R H Girdwood: There is no Motorola — Image via WikipediaThe Galvin …
Danny Sullivan / @dannysullivan: wow. i can't see samsung & htc feeling anything but scared & a bit backstabbed over google wanting motorola http://t.co/2g2Lxue
Anand Lal Shimpi / AnandTech: Google Acquires Motorola Mobility
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0 Blog: Google to buy Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Breaking News: Google to Buy Motorola Mobility for $12.5 Billion
Fuad Abazovic / Fudzilla: Google acquires Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion
Mari Silbey / Zatz Not Funny!: On Motorola and Google TV
Alberto Vildosola / Android and Me: Google acquires Motorola Mobility in order to protect Android from patent trolls
Jennifer Valentino-DeVries / Digits: Live Blog: Google on the Motorola Deal
Martin Brinkmann / gHacks Technology News: Google Buys Motorola Mobility
Jordan Kahn / 9to5Google: Google to acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion to “supercharge the Android ecosystem”
Claire Cain Miller / Bits: Google to Acquire Motorola Mobility
Henry Blodget / The Business Insider:
THE TRUTH ABOUT THE GOOGLE-MOTOROLA DEAL: It Could End Up Being A Disaster — A very interesting move by Google this morning, buying handset hardware maker Motorola for $12.5 billion. — Google deserves credit for a big, bold move. — But let's be real: This deal could end up being a disaster.
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Joe Weisenthal / The Business Insider: BOMBSHELL: Google Buying Handset Maker Motorola Mobility For $12.5 Billion
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Google-Motorola Mobility deal: What do HTC, LG, Samsung think?
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: Now common in 5 of 6 mobile platforms: total control
Josh Halliday / Guardian: Google's $12.5bn Motorola deal is good maths
Roger Cheng / CNET News: Google may alienate allies with Motorola deal
Stephen Shankland / CNET News: Google's future handset rivals praise Motorola deal
Dan Frommer / SplatF: 10 questions about Google's Motorola deal
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD: Defense Spending: Google Arms Itself With Moto Patents
Ingrid Lunden / paidContent: Google/Motorola: Expect “No Change” In Android; Top Five Partners OK'd Deal
Christian Zibreg / 9to5Google: Android camp upbeat as Google lays hands on 25,000 Motorola Mobility patents
Ryan Tate / Gawker: Google Is Reborn Creepier and Meaner
Brian Oliver Bennett / LAPTOP Magazine: Google Buys Motorola Mobility for 12.5 Billion to “Supercharge” Android
Shira Ovide / Deal Journal: Google-Motorola: It's All About the Patents
Tim Bradshaw / FT Tech Hub: Android partners' paradox over Google-Moto deal
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog:
Google's $12.5 billion Motorola Mobility bet: 6 reasons why it makes sense — Summary: Google's purchase of Motorola Mobility solves the search giant's patent problems, gives it a bigger say in hardware integration and fixes a few other issues. Here's a look at the moving parts.
Matt Rosoff / The Business Insider: Google's 16 Biggest Acquisitions So Far, And What Happened To Them
Sam Diaz / ZDNet: Google and Motorola Mobility: Like skinny jeans on a linebacker, it's not a good fit
Stephen Shankland / CNET News: Google takes bold action to match aspirations
Kim-Mai Cutler / Inside Mobile Apps: What Could The Google-Motorola Mobility Deal Mean For Developers?
John Cook / GeekWire: Morning Radar: Google's biggest acquisitions; Redfin's iPhone app; Redbox price increases; and more
Tom Loftus / Digits: Before Motorola: Google's Other Acquisitions
Elizabeth Woyke / Mobilized: Google's $12.5 Billion Deal: What Did Motorola Want And When?
Andrew Orlowski / The Register: Has Google wasted $12bn on a dud patent poker-chip?
Casey Newton / SFGate: Google buys Motorola mobility for $12.5 billion
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: Is Google buying Motorola for its 24,000 patents?
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Google buys Motorola Mobility for $12.5B, says Android will stay open
Tiernan Ray / Tech Trader Daily: Google Buys Moto Mobility For $12.5B Cash; RIMM Jumps 7%, IDCC Off 19%; NOK Up 10%
Kate O'Flaherty / Inquirer: A leaked Mango internal build tips up online
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: Will hardware makers trust Google after Motorola buy?
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch: Android Now On 150 Million Devices Worldwide
Quentin Hardy / At Your Servers: Google Buys Motorola For Patent Parts
Chris Ziegler / This is my next:
Google buying Motorola: Nokia, Samsung, and other industry players react — Google said this morning that it dropped its “top five” Android partners a line yesterday to let them know that this Motorola acquisition was taking place — so naturally, many of them had prepared statements ready to go.
Discussion: The Business Insider, BGR, The Ed Bott Report Blog, VentureBeat, 9to5Google, BGR, WMPoweruser, @jdalrymple, The Nokia Blog and The Loop
Nicholas Carlson / The Business Insider: Compared To Googlers, Motorola's 19,000 Employees Hate Their Jobs
Todd Haselton / BGR: HTC: Relationship with Google not affected by Motorola acquisition
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Android partners “welcome” Google's Motorola Mobility buy
Pradeep / WMPoweruser: Nokia: Google/Motorola deal may be “a massive catalyst for the Windows Phone ecosystem” and other reactions
Dan Lyons / Real Dan Lyons Web Site:
Suck on it, AppleSoft — Google pulls a rope-a-dope — Everyone was baffled when Google made those crazy bids for the Nortel patents last month. Remember? They bid things like the distance from the earth to the sun, the number pi, and some other wacky numbers from mathematics.
Google Deal Said to Have $2.5 Billion Reverse Breakup Fee — Aug. 15 (Bloomberg) — Google Inc.'s acquisition of Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. includes a reverse breakup fee of $2.5 billion, according to a person close to the situation. — Google would pay Motorola Mobility that sum upon failing …
Discussion: FOSS Patents
Marguerite Reardon / CNET News:
Google just bought itself patent protection — In what looks like an attempt to help guard against a legal patent assault by its large tech rivals, Google is spending $12.5 billion to buy mobile handset maker Motorola Mobility. — In the wee hours of Monday morning, Google dropped a bombshell …
Discussion: The Next Web, 9to5Google, Seattle Times, This is my next, mocoNews, AppleInsider, Z Trek, ITworld.com, techblog.dallasnews.com and The Business Insider
Paul Sawers / The Next Web: Motorola acquisition means Google gets 17,000 patents, 3 times Nortel's, with 7,500 pending.
Albert Wenger / mocoNews: Google Buys Motorola: Patent (And UX) Defense
Alan Zeichick / Z Trek: Google to buy Motorola Mobility - it may be a patent play
Chris Nerney / ITworld.com: Google's $12.5 billion Motorola Mobility acquisition really a patent play
Victor Godinez / techblog.dallasnews.com: Google buying Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion to boost Google's patent portfolio …
Arik Hesseldahl / AllThingsD:
Google's Motorola Deal Will Spur Antitrust Regulators to Action — To say that Google is going to face some opposition to its proposed $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility is what you might call a bit of an understatement. — First of all, the deal will give a lot of fresh meat …
Discussion: Computerworld, Deal Journal, Hillicon Valley, @sylviebarak, TechCrunch, Between the Lines Blog and GigaOM
Shira Ovide / Deal Journal: Google-Motorola Deal: Signs of Regulatory Worries
Gautham Nagesh / Hillicon Valley: Google to buy Motorola Mobility in $12.5B deal
Sylvie Barak / @sylviebarak: Best anagram from Motorola/Google merger? “Olé, gloomy Litigator! Boom!” << thanks for making me smile @BoingBoing
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch: Live Blog: The Google/Motorola Acquisition Conference Call
Zack Whittaker / Between the Lines Blog: Google's Motorola acquisition: Nail in the Android patent coffin?
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: With Motorola purchase, Google buys a seat at the patent table
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft Blog:
Google's Motorola acquisition: Microsoft patent case takes a new turn
Google's Motorola acquisition: Microsoft patent case takes a new turn
Discussion: Computerworld, Between the Lines Blog, AppleInsider and The Business Insider
Ian Paul / Computerworld: 5 Questions About Google's Motorola Buy
Andrew Nusca / Between the Lines Blog: At Motorola, a history of embracing, then rejecting, consumer spotlight
With Motorola, Google TV just got a huge shot in the arm
With Motorola, Google TV just got a huge shot in the arm
Discussion: SplatF, PC Magazine and The Seattle Times
Dan Frommer / SplatF: Hey, cable companies: Now is the time to embrace Google TV and the new Motorola
Will Greenwald / PC Magazine: What Will the Google, Motorola Deal Mean For Your HDTV?
Brier Dudley / The Seattle Times: Roundup: Pundits pouncing on Google-Moto deal
Jonathan S. Geller / BGR:
Exclusive: 4G LTE iPhone currently in carrier testing — Apple's iPhone 5 is set to be unveiled in the next month or so, though no one quite knows what the device will feature thanks to the ongoing flood of rumors. Sure, we have a pretty good idea of what it will look like …
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Zach Honig / Engadget: Carriers testing LTE-enabled 4G iPhone?
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Apple testing 4G LTE iPhone, still no word on 4G for iPhone 5
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Carriers Testing LTE-Enabled iPhone?
Jordan Kahn / 9to5Mac: Apple testing 4G LTE-capable iOS Device with carriers?
Bryan M. Wolfe / App Advice: Report: iPhone 5 Could Include 4G LTE Support
John Callaham / Neowin.net: Rumor: 4G LTE iPhones being tested
Goncalo Ribeiro / Redmond Pie: Apple Is Carrier Testing A 4G LTE Capable iPhone, Future Release Imminent? [REPORT]
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: Supply chain sources point to high holiday expectations for iPhone 5
Adrian Hoppel / iPhone: Rumor: New iPhone May Support 4G LTE
Gary Ng / iPhone in Canada Blog: Internal iOS Build Reveals Carriers Currently Testing 4G LTE iPhone?
Kyle Wagner / Gizmodo: BGR Claims 4G LTE iPhone 5 Is Being Tested on Carriers
Andrew Groen / VG247: Apple currently testing 4G LTE phones
Florian Mueller / FOSS Patents:
Most Android vendors lost their Linux distribution rights, could face shakedown or shutdown — Last week I read about an Android licensing issue that I wasn't previously aware of. It's a pretty serious one, and it's not that hard to understand. The short version is that
Nick Farrell / Fudzilla: Android vendors lose the Linux rights
Brian Heater / Engadget:
TabCo reveals itself as Fusion Garage, unveils Grid 10 tablet and Grid 4 smartphone — After months of teasing, TabCo finally revealed itself to the world — as suspected, the brand is, in fact a reboot of Fusion Garage, the company that gave the world the much maligned JooJoo tablet.
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Sherri L. Smith / LAPTOP Magazine: TabCo Mystery Unveiled as Fusion Garage Demos Grid 10 and Grid 4
Ross Miller / This is my next: Fusion Garage's Grid 4 smartphone revealed
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0 Blog: TabCo is a Fusion Garage reboot, reveals Grid 10 tablet and Grid 4 smartphone
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Surprise! Fusion Garage is TabCo, announces Grid 10 tablet, Grid 4 smartphone
Todd Haselton / BGR: Fusion Garage unveils $499 Grid 10 tablet, $399 Grid 4 smartphone
Brent Rose / Gizmodo: The Most Interesting Tablet You've Never Heard Of
Joanna Stern / This is my next: TabCo is Fusion Garage's Grid 10
Brian Heater / Engadget: Is TabCo releasing the JooJoo 2?
Blake Stimac / IntoMobile: TabCo's Grid10 is the JooJoo 2 : The hype cup runneth over
Paul Lamkin / Pocket-lint: TabCo announces the JooJoo mk.II: Grid 10
Zach Epstein / @zacharye: It's Fusion Garage. Webcast closed.
James Kendrick / @jkendrick: Fusion Garage: Don't judge us by our terrible past, only by our new magical product. FRIKKIN HILARIOUS!
Mark Spoonauer / @mspoonauer: Kind of like the fake CEO #tabco
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Facebook Pal Buddy Media Raises $54 Million — Facebook is worth anywhere from $50 billion to $100 billion. Now Buddy Media, which helps advertisers manage their presence on the social network, is worth $500 million. — That's the valuation sources say the company earned in its most recent $54 million financing round.
Discussion: VatorNews, All Facebook, alarm:clock, VentureBeat, PC Magazine, TechCrunch, Betabeat and Pulse2
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: Buddy Media raises $54 million to keep maturing
Jackie Cohen / All Facebook: Buddy Media Scores $54 Million In Funding
Leslie Horn / PC Magazine: Facebook Marketing Firm, Buddy Media, Raises $54M
Ben Popper / Betabeat: Buddy Media CEO Mike Lazerow: No Matter What the Markets Do, We Can Scale Aggressively
Riley Kennysmith / Pulse2: Buddy Media Raises $54 Million
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
Official Steve Jobs biography set for November 21 release, based on forty interviews — According to Barnes and Noble's website, the official Steve Jobs biography - titled Steve Jobs: A Biography - is becoming available on November 21, 2011. This is a big leap from the previously announced March 6 …
Discussion: MacRumors, AllThingsD, TUAW, iPhone in Canada Blog and MacNN, Thanks:deancorp
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD: New Jobs Bio Cover Is All Apple With Pub Date of November
Michael Grothaus / TUAW: Steve Jobs bio gets cover, new name (again), and new publication date
Gary Ng / iPhone in Canada Blog: Official Steve Jobs Biography Availability Fast Tracked to November 21st
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News:
Adobe debuts Muse, a no-code-required site builder — Adobe's targeting graphic designers with a new product codenamed Muse that aims to help them build working Web sites just like they'd design a prototype in one of the company's other design apps. — VIDEO — Your e-mail's been hacked: Now what?
Discussion: VentureBeat, 9to5Mac, Macworld, Gizmodo and CNET News
Christian Zibreg / 9to5Mac: Adobe posts Muse, iWeb-inspired tool for building web sites “without writing code”
Jackie Dove / Macworld: Adobe previews Muse Web design app
Lori Grunin / CNET News: Adobe Muse: creating sites out of thin AIR
Lee Mathews / ExtremeTech:
Mozilla takes Firefox version numbers to the next level... by removing them — A great collective gasp issued from tuned-in Firefox fans when Mozilla announced that it was switching to a Chrome-like release schedule for its browser. The goal was to make Firefox more adaptable and to keep pace …
Discussion: Techie Buzz
Pallab De / Techie Buzz: Firefox 6 Released with Very Few Changes
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
iOS 5 Assistant based on Siri technology, may tap into contacts, calendars, e-mail — Siri's iPhone app promotional video: how iOS Assistant will likely function — While we were able to exclusively report on substantial evidence that Apple is planning a system-wide voice navigation system called …
Discussion: iDownloadBlog.com and SlashGear
Neal Gabler / New York Times:
The Elusive Big Idea — Neal Gabler is a senior fellow at the Annenberg Norman Lear Center at the University of Southern California and the author of “Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination.” — THE July/August issue of The Atlantic trumpets the “14 Biggest Ideas of the Year.”
Discussion: Nieman Journalism Lab, more at Mediagazer »
Megan Garber / Nieman Journalism Lab: The (actual) future of the Big Idea
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
McAfee launches anti-theft mobile app for the iPhone — McAfee, one of the leaders in PC antivirus software, is launching a consumer-focused anti-theft app for the iPhone today. The new McAfee WaveSecure allows users to protect their privacy and data in case their iPhones are lost or stolen.
Discussion: Examiner, Inquirer, LAPTOP Magazine and iPhone
Michael Santo / Examiner: McAfee WaveSecure security app now available for iOS devices
Lawrence Latif / Inquirer: McAfee launches Wavesecure lock-down application for Iphones
Sarah Silbert / LAPTOP Magazine: McAfee Launches Anti-Theft App for iOS; Is It Better Than “Find My iPhone?”
Florence Ion / iPhone: McAfee Releases an Anti-Theft Mobile App for your iOS Device
Dieter Bohn / This is my next:
BlackBerry Bold 9930 now available on Verizon website for $249.99 on contract — With little fanfare, the BlackBerry Bold 9930 has appeared on Verizon's website. Pricing is $249.99 with a 2-year contract and $509.99 off-contract. Some reports have the smartphone at $199.99 depending on customer-specific upgrade pricing.
Discussion: BGR, LAPTOP Magazine, eWeek, CrackBerry.com blogs, Engadget, PC Magazine, IntoMobile, PhoneArena and Electronista
Todd Haselton / BGR: AT&T BlackBerry Torch 9810 landing August 21st for $49.99
Brian Oliver Bennett / LAPTOP Magazine: BlackBerry Bold 9930 Comes to Verizon for $249
Nathan Eddy / eWeek: RIM BlackBerry Management Center Aimed at Small Businesses
Marc Flores / IntoMobile: Sprint announces BlackBerry 9930 and 9850, the first BlackBerry 7 smartphones available August 21
Noreen O'Leary / Adweek:
IPG Sells Half of Facebook Stake for $133 million Return on $5 million investment — The global marketing communications company Interpublic Group has reached an agreement to sell about half of its stake in Facebook for $133 million in a privately negotiated transaction.
Discussion: AllThingsD, Financial Times, Times of India and Media Decoder
David Gelles / Financial Times: Interpublic halves Facebook stake
Stuart Elliott / Media Decoder: Interpublic Sells Half Its Stake in Facebook
Andreas Udo de Haes / Computerworld:
Apple's evidence may be flawed in European Samsung case — Pictures of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 submitted into evidence look more like the iPad than the actual Samsung device does — (COMPUTERWORLD NETHERLANDS) — Apple and its lawyers have, perhaps inadvertently, misled the judge …
Discussion: TechCrunch, 9to5Google and GottaBeMobile
Jordan Crook / TechCrunch: Apple's Evidence In European Galaxy Tab Injunction Was Seriously Misleading... As In False
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile: Tablet Thoughts, Con't
Ed Bott / The Ed Bott Report Blog:
Microsoft declares victory over Linux, names Apple and Google main rivals — Summary: Normally, reading a company's annual report is better than Ambien for lulling oneself to sleep. But this year Microsoft's lawyers allowed some actual competitive insight to sneak into the normally dull 10-K reports …
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Pew Survey: Half Of U.S. Mobile Consumers Use Cell Phones For Realtime Info Retrieval — Mobile computing is more realtime than desktop computing. That's just obvious. Typically when you are on the go, you want to know what is going on right now around you.
Discussion: Between the Lines Blog, BaltTech, Gizmodo, Pew Internet, ReadWriteMobile, Gawker and FierceMobileContent
Rachel King / Between the Lines Blog: Pew: Mobile phones have become ‘near-ubiquitous tool’ for info retrieval
Gus Sentementes / BaltTech: Survey: 13% of Americans use cellphones to avoid interactions
Aaron Smith / Pew Internet: Americans and Their Cell Phones
Dan Rowinski / ReadWriteMobile: A Third of People Completely Lost Without Their Smartphones, Survey Says