Chris Cox / Facebook Blog:
Making It Easier to Share With Who You Want — Today we're announcing a bunch of improvements that make it easier to share posts, photos, tags and other content with exactly the people you want. You have told us that “who can see this?” could be clearer across Facebook …
Discussion: Search Engine Land, ReadWriteWeb, Friending Facebook Blog, CNET News, Inside Facebook, Associated Press, BBC, Bits, Scobleizer, Wall Street Journal and Lifehacker
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: New Facebook Sharing Controls Undermine Google+ Privacy Advantage
Emil Protalinski / Friending Facebook Blog: Facebook moves privacy controls inline, simplifies sharing
Elinor Mills / CNET News: Facebook finally giving users more privacy control
Somini Sengupta / Bits: Facebook Aims to Simplify Privacy Settings
Geoffrey A. Fowler / Wall Street Journal: Facebook Adds New Privacy Controls
Whitson Gordon / Lifehacker: Facebook Adds Photo Tagging Approval, Other Privacy Features
Matt Rosoff / The Business Insider:
Facebook Rolls Out Major, Sweeping Privacy Changes — Facebook is making a sweeping set of changes to its privacy and sharing policies that will give users much more control over the information they share and who they share it with. — See our guided tour of the changes→
Discussion: Mashable!, All Facebook, Guardian and NBC Bay Area
Jackie Cohen / All Facebook: HUGE! Facebook Moves Privacy Settings To Individual Posts, Photos And Profiles; Adds Place Tags
Jemima Kiss / Guardian: Facebook changes how photos are tagged
Jason Middleton / NBC Bay Area: Facebook: Privacy Power to the User!
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Facebook's Massive Kitchen Sink Update: Photo Tag Approvals And So Much More — Hell has frozen over, pigs have flown, and it's now possible to approve photos you've been tagged in on Facebook before they show up in your profile. — Pause. Take a drink if you need to.
Discussion: VentureBeat, All Facebook, AllThingsD, GigaOM and @r
Matthew Lynley / VentureBeat: Facebook's new in-line privacy tools sound a lot like Google+
David Cohen / All Facebook: Tag Notifier Emails Users About Facebook Photo Tags
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD: Facebook Makes Sharing More Granular (Hmm ... Where Have We Heard That Pitch Before?)
Colleen Taylor / GigaOM: Facebook pushes privacy with sweeping redesign
Florian Mueller / FOSS Patents:
Samsung cites Stanley Kubrick's ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ movie as prior art against iPad design patent — Late last night, Samsung filed its opposition brief to Apple's motion for a preliminary injunction in the United States. The main part of Samsung's opposition brief has not yet entered …
Discussion: Gizmodo, 9to5Mac, MacRumors, paidContent, AllThingsD, Engadget, CNET News, 9to5Google, The Register, iLounge, Pulse2, GottaBeMobile, TUAW, Macgasm, MacDailyNews, MacStories, The Next Web and Electronista
Sam Biddle / Gizmodo: Samsung Cites 2001: A Space Odyssey Against Apple in Greatest Legal Defense of All Time
Christian Zibreg / 9to5Mac: Samsung's prior art argument against iPad design: Stanley Kubrick's ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Samsung Cites Kubrick's ‘2001’ Film as Prior Art Defense Against Apple's Injunction Request
Tom Krazit / paidContent: Samsung Heads Into Film Vault For Kubrick's ‘2001’ In Apple Patent Defense
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD: I'm Sorry, Dave, I'm Afraid I've Seen That Design Before
Donald Melanson / Engadget: Samsung cites ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ in Apple case
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: Samsung cites Kubrick film in Apple patent spat
Christian Zibreg / 9to5Google: Samsung cites Stanley Kubrick's ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ as prior art argument against iPad design
Charles Starrett / iLounge: Samsung cites ‘2001’ in iPad suit defense
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Samsung Adds “2001: A Space Odyssey” Movie As Evidence For iPad Design Patent Lawsuit
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile: Samsung to Use Kubrick's 2001 A Space Odyssey as Prior Art in Tablet Case
Mel Martin / TUAW: Chuckle Chuckle: Samsung claims Stanley Kubrick invented the iPad in his ‘2001- A Space Odyssey’
Joshua Schnell / Macgasm: Hi Dave, Apple got their iPad design from 2001: A Space Odyssey
MacDailyNews: Samsung cites Stanley Kubrick's ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ movie as prior art against iPad design patent
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Samsung Uses “2001: A Space Odyssey” Movie As Evidence Against Apple's iPad Design
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web: Samsung cites ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ in patent defense against Apple's iPad
Chris Smith / TechRadar: Samsung: Kubrick invented tablets, not Apple
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Source: The iPhone 5 Will Indeed Be A Dual-Mode CDMA / GSM ‘World Phone’ — The upcoming iPhone 5 will almost certainly be a single phone that supports multiple networks, namely CDMA (such as the one used by Verizon or Sprint in the United States) as well as GSM (which is used by AT&T and T-Mobile in the U.S.).
Discussion: Ars Technica, Tech Trader Daily, AppleInsider, Appolicious Advisor, SlashGear, Macgasm, Geek.com, Redmond Pie, Computerworld, PC World, TiPb, Pulse2, iPhone, FierceWireless, App Advice, GottaBeMobile, iDownloadBlog.com, MacStories, Techland, Softpedia News, Shoutpedia, iThinkDifferent, The Next Web, The Cell Phone Junkie, MacRumors and Apple Bitch
Chris Foresman / Ars Technica: Logs suggest iPhone 5 is dual mode, coming next month with 8GB iPhone 4
Katie Marsal / AppleInsider: Apple's second-half iPhone production to rise nearly 100% to 58 million units
Phil Hornshaw / Appolicious Advisor: More iPhone rumors: iPhone 5 to be dual-radio ‘world phone’; cheaper iPhone 4 has less memory
Joshua Schnell / Macgasm: Apple rumoured to be testing dual-mode iPhone 5 in the wild
Jennifer Bergen / Geek.com: App logs suggest iPhone 5 will be a world phone
Goncalo Ribeiro / Redmond Pie: iPhone 5 To Be A World Phone, Will Support Both GSM And CDMA Bands
Jonny Evans / Computerworld: Reuters makes small, cheap iPhone nano rumor
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Dual mode GSM/CDMA iPhone 5 spotted in app logs?
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: New Apple iPhone Expected To Be A Dual-Mode CDMA/GSM
J.R. Bookwalter / iPhone: Developer Logs Reveal iPhone 5 Could Be CDMA and GSM World Phone
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless: Report: Apple working on cheaper 8 GB iPhone 4
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: World Mode iPhone 5 Spotted - In iOS Developers Logs
Chuong Nguyen / GottaBeMobile: Dual-Mode CDMA/GSM iPhone 5 Now Being Tested by Apple?
Graham Spencer / MacStories: App Developer Logs Suggest An iPhone 5 With Dual-Mode Support
Matt Peckham / Techland: Developer Offers ‘Proof’ Apple's iPhone 5 Is Dual-Mode
Mickey Papillon / The Cell Phone Junkie: Reuters: 8GB iPhone 4 coming, launching end of September
Arnold Kim / MacRumors: Dual-Mode iPhone 5 Shows Up in App Developer Logs
Exclusive: Apple suppliers building cheaper, 8GB iPhone 4 — (Reuters) - Asian suppliers to Apple Inc have begun manufacturing a lower priced version of its hot-selling iPhone 4 with a smaller 8 gigabyte flash drive, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.
Discussion: L.A. Times Tech Blog, Shiny Objects, The Seattle Times, LAPTOP Magazine, Engadget, Gadget Lab, The Toybox Blog, Gizmodo, AllThingsD, MacRumors, TechSliver, I4U News, ReadWriteWeb, SiliconANGLE, GottaBeMobile, VentureBeat, Fast Company, PC World, MacRumors, Smash iPhone, TiPb, TechSpot, Computerworld, 9to5Mac, Mashable!, Network World, PC Magazine, AppleInsider, TechCrunch, iDownloadBlog.com, TechnoBuffalo, mocoNews, CNET News, Fonehome, Appolicious Advisor, Redmond Pie, iPhone Buzz, PhoneArena, Techie Buzz, The Tech Trade, GigaOM, SlashPhone, Geek.com, App Advice, MobileSyrup.com, Techland, iPhone, IntoMobile, Fortune, SlashGear, Apple Bitch, Electronista, MacStories, Pulse2, This is my next, TUAW, MobileWhack.com, Neowin.net, Startup Meme, Pocket-lint, The Register and Softpedia News
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Cheaper Apple iPhone 4 with less memory rumored to be on the way
Brian Caulfield / Shiny Objects: Will A Cheap Cloud-Based iPhone Kill The iPhone?
Brier Dudley / The Seattle Times: Cheaper iPhone soon, report says
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: Apple Planning 8-GB iPhone 4 for Cheapskates
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD: Apple Planning Cheaper iPhone 4?
Arnold Kim / MacRumors: iPhone 5 Hard Shell Cases Begin to Appear for Sale
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Cheap 8GB iPhone 4 in the Works according to Reuters
John Paul Titlow / ReadWriteWeb: A More Affordable 8 GB iPhone 4 Expected in September
Mellisa Tolentino / SiliconANGLE: Apple Gearing Up A New Line Of Macs, Cheaper iPhone 4 And iPhone 5? Release
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Apple building cheaper 8GB iPhone 4: Could this be the iCloud iPhone?
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: Apple Roundup: Totally New Macs, Cheap iPhone, iPhone 5 Parts And Dates, LTE iPhones Tested, Retina iPads In-Bound
Daniel Ionescu / PC World: 8GB iPhone 4 in the Works: Rumor
Arnold Kim / MacRumors: Apple Building Cheaper 8GB iPhone 4, End of September Launch Alongside iPhone 5
Ayman Mostafa / Smash iPhone: Apple To realease Cheaper iPhone 4
Chris Oldroyd / TiPb: Apple set to release an 8GB iPhone 4 alongside the iPhone 5?
Shawn Knight / TechSpot: Rumor: Apple readying a cheaper, 8GB iPhone 4
Richi Jennings / Computerworld: iPhone 5 release date, other rumors
Christian Zibreg / 9to5Mac: Reuters: Inexpensive iPhone is the 8GB iPhone 4
Todd Wasserman / Mashable!: iPhone 3GS Still Outsells Everything But the iPhone 4 [STUDY]
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider: Apple's 2-year-old iPhone 3GS still America's No 2. smartphone
Chris Velazco / TechCrunch: Rumor: Apple Preparing Discount iPhone 4 For September
Alex / iDownloadBlog.com: Apple Preparing Cheaper 8GB iPhone 4 With iPhone 5 for End of September Launch
Emily Price / TechnoBuffalo: Is Apple Building a Cheaper 8GB iPhone?
Ingrid Lunden / mocoNews: The Newest iPhone Rumors Point To Apple's Mass Market Ambitions
Don Reisinger / CNET News: Apple prepping budget-friendly, 8GB iPhone 4?
Phil Hornshaw / Appolicious Advisor: Camera, battery and audio flex cable for iPhone 5 supposedly leaked
Goncalo Ribeiro / Redmond Pie: Cheaper iPhone Will Be An iPhone 4 With 8GB Of Onboard Memory [REPORT]
Shane McGlaun / iPhone Buzz: Evernote gets iOS update, WINGStand hits Kickstarter, cheaper iPhone 4 coming says sources
Pathik Shah / Techie Buzz: Apple Working on a Cheaper iPhone
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: Report: Cheaper 8GB iPhone 4, iPhone 5 to launch in September
Effie Tjhai / SlashPhone: Apple Plans To Launch 8GB iPhone 4 In A Week
Matthew Humphries / Geek.com: Cheap iPhone 4 8GB to appear alongside iPhone 5 in September
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: Five Generations Of iPhones - One Infographic
Chris Gayomali / Techland: Report: Apple Plans Cheap 8GB iPhone 4 to Be Released with iPhone 5
J.R. Bookwalter / iPhone: Reuters Revives Those Old “Cheaper iPhone” Rumors for End of September
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: Report: Second, cheaper iPhone set to launch in weeks
Shane McGlaun / SlashGear: Sources claim Apple is at work on cheaper 8GB iPhone 4
Graham Spencer / MacStories: Report: Apple To Offer A Cheaper 8 GB iPhone 4 Within Weeks
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Apple Suppliers Are Building A Cheaper 8GB iPhone [RUMOR]
Vlad Savov / This is my next: Reuters: 8GB iPhone 4 production has begun, iPhone 5 launch set for end of September
Steven Sande / TUAW: Reuters suggests 8GB iPhone 4 is coming
John Callaham / Neowin.net: Rumor: Cheaper 8 GB iPhone 4 in the works?
Sardar Mohkim Khan / Startup Meme: Cheap iPhone 4 With 8GB Might Be In The Making-Rumors
Paul Lamkin / Pocket-lint: 8GB iPhone 4 coming soon?
Brid-Aine Parnell / The Register: iRumours: Flash sources point to cheap iPhone 4. Or 5
Brian Womack / Bloomberg:
Facebook Seeks Acquisitions to Fend Off Google — Facebook Inc., the world's largest social network, is planning acquisitions that will improve site design, keep its service reliable and advance mobile features to stave off competition from Google Inc. (GOOG) and Twitter Inc.
Discussion: VatorNews, Search Engine Land, Digits, Friending Facebook Blog, The Business Insider, MediaPost, The Next Web, NBC Bay Area, Pulse2 and The Register
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: Facebook to acquire twice as many startups in 2011
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: Facebook To Step Up Acquisitions: Report
Jennifer Valentino-DeVries / Digits: Tech Today: H-P's Evolution
Emil Protalinski / Friending Facebook Blog: Facebook planning at least seven more acquisitions this year
Tom Johansmeyer / The Business Insider: Is Facebook Trying to OUT-GOOGLE GOOGLE?
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: Facebook Plans More Mega-Buys
Matt Brian / The Next Web: Facebook: Acquisitions and a focus on design and mobile will repel rivals
Barbara E. Hernandez / NBC Bay Area: Facebook On Acquisition Spree
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Facebook Planning To Make 20 Acquisitions In 2011
Kelly Fiveash / The Register: Facebook looks to gobble 7 more companies this year
Matthew Humphries / Geek.com:
China airs documentary proving military university is hacking U.S. targets — For a long time now there has been suspicion that China is a hotbed of hacking activity either endorsed or ignored by the government and targeting foreign individuals, companies, and even governments.
Discussion: Epoch Times, F-Secure Antivirus …, ZDNet, Neowin.net, Softpedia News and DailyTech
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet: Chinese documentary shows military university attacking U.S. targets
Brad Sams / Neowin.net: China accidently leaks Cyber Warfare software, US IP addresses being exploited
David Daw / PC World:
Huh? TouchPads Now Selling for Almost $300 on eBay — TouchPads selling for $300 on eBay.The TouchPad may be DOA thanks to HP's recent decision to drop WebOS but you wouldn't know it from the prices the tablet fetches on eBay. After fire sales over the weekend dropped the price …
Discussion: Computerworld, Hack N Mod and Liliputing
Chris Brandrick / Computerworld: Get Android Running on a TouchPad, Win Prizes
Brad Linder / Liliputing: How to install Ubuntu Linux on an HP TouchPad
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog:
HP Touchpad: HP promises to keep them coming until they run out
HP Touchpad: HP promises to keep them coming until they run out
Discussion: TechCrunch, GMSV, CNN, AllThingsD, Computerworld, PC World, Computerworld UK's News and Tools
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch: Dear HP: Please Keep Making Those CrunchPads! Er...TouchPads
Levi Sumagaysay / GMSV: TouchPads and iPhones and... PCs? Oh my
Arik Hesseldahl / AllThingsD: How Much Did HP Lose on the TouchPad? Here's a Good Guess.
Melissa J. Perenson / Computerworld: Buying a $99 HP TouchPad: One Person's Quest
Nancy Gohring / PC World: TouchDroid Will Turn TouchPads Into Android Tablets
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Android (Finally) Taking Steps Towards WebKit And Chromium — Why isn't Chrome a part of Android? It's a question as old as time itself. Or at least a few years old. But given that the same company, Google, makes both products, it never made much sense. Now they're finally taking steps to resolve this.
Discussion: lists.webkit.org Mailing Lists, CNET News, SiliconANGLE, Macgasm, Peter Beverloo, Softpedia News and GottaBeMobile
Stephen Shankland / CNET News: Google move hints at Chrome for Android
Mellisa Tolentino / SiliconANGLE: Google Android-Chrome Integration Available Soon
Bill Christie / Macgasm: Android moving its browser towards Webkit, kinda like the iPhone
Fred / A VC:
Identity, Authentication, and Provisioning Them Online — Christina jotted down some thoughts on indentity on a flight to SF and I read them this morning. In her post, she references Ev's excellent post on the same topic from a while back. So I went on a bike ride as the sun rose …
Roger Cheng / CNET News:
Dish unveils plans for 4G LTE network — The allure of 4G wireless service has drawn in a number of new players, including satellite-TV provider Dish Network. — Dish on Monday applied for a waiver to the Federal Communications Commission that would allow it to used its recently acquired spectrum …
Discussion: FierceWireless, DSLreports, Consumer Reports News and dailywireless.org
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: Dish Applies for Terrestrial TD-LTE
Christian Zibreg / 9to5Mac:
Apple makes up its mind: iPad 3 displays to be supplied by LG Display, Samsung and Sharp — Following an enduring period of quality-testing and trial runs, Apple has finally chosen not one, not two, but three suppliers of LCD panels for iPad 3. The winners are LG Display …
Discussion: Computerworld, DigiTimes, iLounge, AppleInsider, iClarified and Softpedia News
Ben Camm-Jones / Computerworld: Major backlight unit supplier for Apple's iPad 3 revealed
Rebecca Kuo / DigiTimes: Radiant to be main BLU supplier for iPad 3
Charles Starrett / iLounge: Radiant pegged as iPad 3 backlight supplier
Matt McGee / Search Engine Land:
Here's What Twitter Should Do To Make Photo Galleries More Useful — I like the new user photo galleries that Twitter started rolling out yesterday. They'll make photo search and discovery much easier, especially for those of us who've scattered our photo uploads across TwitPic, yFrog, Mobypicture and other photo services.
Discussion: CNET News, The Atlantic Online, PC World, Small Business Search … and FierceMobileContent
Don Reisinger / CNET News: Twitter exposes photo galleries, nudity and all
Juan Carlos Perez / PC World: Twitter Adds Photo Galleries to Profiles
Matt McGee / Small Business Search Marketing: Here's Why You Should Be Careful About Twitter User Photo Galleries
Amar Toor / Engadget:
Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet now available for order, priced at $500 and up — It's been a while coming, but Lenovo's ThinkPad tablet has finally made its way to market. As expected, the line of Honeycomb slates is now available for order on the company's product page, with the 16GB …
Discussion: Computerworld, Digital Trends, AndroidGuys, LAPTOP Magazine, Wired, TechCrunch, ZDNet, GottaBeMobile, Liliputing, Mashable!, Ubergizmo, Softpedia News and Hardware 2.0 Blog
Melanie Pinola / Computerworld: Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet Hits the Market
Geoff Duncan / Digital Trends: Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet now on sale
Scott Webster / AndroidGuys: Lenovo ThinkPad On Sale, Shipping Begins August 29
Christopher Null / Wired: Lenovo Joins the Fray, Pumps Out a Decent Android Tablet
James Kendrick / ZDNet: ThinkPad Tablet on sale, shipping in days
Brad Linder / Liliputing: Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet now available for $499 and up
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Lenovo's ThinkPad Tablet Now Available for Pre-Order
George Wong / Ubergizmo: Lenovo ThinkPad Tablets now on sale
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0 Blog: Lenovo ThinkPad Honeycomb tablet ready for pre-order
Amir Efrati / Wall Street Journal:
Geeks Beat Jocks as Bar Fight Breaks Out Over Control of the TV — Fans Muscle Into Sports Bars to Watch Pro Videogamers Do Battle on the Tube — SAN FRANCISCO—One Sunday afternoon last month, a hundred boisterous patrons crowded into Mad Dog in the Fog, a British sports bar here, to watch a live broadcast.
Exclusive: ComScore takes users' credit card numbers: lawsuit — (Reuters) - Online tracking service comScore Inc siphons confidential data including passwords, credit card numbers and Social Security numbers from unsuspecting users, according to a lawsuit filed on Tuesday.
Mark Striebeck / Google+:
A first, tiny step: view recent Google+ posts in the Gmail people widget! — You can now see the most recent Google+ post that the sender of the email shared with you in the Gmail people widget - see screenshot below. — BTW: +Bella Kazwell is a tech lead on the Gmail team and +Steven Bills …
Discussion: PC World, eWeek, Techland and Softpedia News
Clint Boulton / eWeek: Google+ Gmail Integration Bears First Fruit
Jared Newman / Techland: Google+ Posts Creep into Gmail
Jay Yarow / The Business Insider:
Sprint Is Getting The iPhone 5 — WSJ — Sprint is getting the iPhone 5, according to new report from the Wall Street Journal. — The report isn't online yet, but SAI commenter/contributor/analyst Sammy The Walrus has tweeted it out, and Bloomberg just sent out an alert as well.
Discussion: @sammywalrusiv, Wall Street Journal and @dkberman
Sammy the Walrus IV / @sammywalrusiv: WSJ: Sprint will sell iPhone 5
Andrew Hampp / AdAge:
Revamped MySpace Will Have iTunes, Spotify and Vevo in Its Crosshairs — New Marketing Chief Explains Site's New Direction Under Specific Media, Talks Forthcoming Ad Campaign — Forget Facebook and Twitter. When MySpace relaunches later this year under new corporate parent Specific Media …
Jim Dalrymple / The Loop:
United Airlines deploys 11,000 iPads to pilots — United on Tuesday said it is converting its flight decks to be completely paperless and will deploy 11,000 iPads to all United and Continental pilots. — The iPads will replace paper flight manuals and things like aeronautical navigational charts …
Discussion: PR Newswire, GigaOM, Computerworld, SplatF, CNET News, MacNN, TUAW, MacRumors, Between the Lines Blog, Mashable! and The Next Web, Thanks:theloop1
Erica Ogg / GigaOM: With iPads, paper no longer flies for United
Dan Frommer / SplatF: United Airlines buys 11,000 iPads for flight decks
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: United Airlines switching to iPads in the cockpit
Kelly Hodgkins / TUAW: United and Continental Airlines to hand out 11,000 iPads to its pilots
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: United Continental deploys 11,000 iPads under Apple's B2B App Store program
Christina Warren / Mashable!: United & Continental Replace Flight Manuals With iPads
Courtney Boyd Myers / The Next Web: United Airlines to deploy 11,000 iPads to its pilots by the end of the year
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice:
Apple Now Streaming Red Hot Chili Peppers' Upcoming Album In iTunes - First Sign Of More To Come? — Rumors of a “Spotify-like” iTunes in the cloud have been going around for years before Apple finally pre-launched iCloud and the possibility to re-download previously purchased songs.
Michael Grothaus / TUAW: Apple streams entire Red Hot Chili Peppers album in iTunes
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb:
Forkly Launches to Discover Food You'll Like the Taste Of — Forkly is a beautiful new iPhone app that helps you discover new restaurants you might like and recommends dishes once you're at restaurants, based on your individual taste. Built by former leaders of location based social network Brightkite …
Discussion: MediaPost, Digital Trends and Forkly Blog
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: Is Food Fastest Way To App Users' Hearts?
Robert Nyman / Mozilla Hacks:
Introducing WebAPI — Mozilla would like to introduce WebAPI with the goal to provide a basic HTML5 phone experience within 3 to 6 months. — The current situation — Where we are today, there's a clear distinction between the Open Web and native APIs and how things have to be built.
Discussion: Softpedia News
Matt Marshall / VentureBeat:
Salesforce.com's Chuck Ganapathi joins Accel Partners — to build the next Salesforce.com — Chuck Ganapathi, the man who created Salesforce.com's Chatter, the company's largest product development effort ever, has left to join Accel Partners as Entrepreneur in Residence.
Matt Rosoff / The Business Insider:
This Is What Google REALLY Meant By “Don't Be Evil” — Google has been throwing its weight around and pissing a lot of people off. — It allegedly leaned on Motorola not to use a competing location-detecting service from Skyhook. Then it turned around and dropped $12.5 billion on Motorola …
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Sony redesigns its PlayStation Home virtual world as a social game hub — Hoping to jump on a trend, Sony is planning to launch a redesign of its PlayStation Home virtual world, making it into a hub for social games. — PlayStation Home launched in 2008 for the PlayStation 3 and it has more than 23 million registered users.
Discussion: Digital Trends, Kotaku, Ubergizmo, TechRadar.com, Massively and VG247
Adam Rosenberg / Digital Trends: Sony plans PlayStation Home redesign around a more social gaming experience
Michael McWhertor / Kotaku: Sony Gives PlayStation Home a Massive Theme Park Makeover With MMO-like Gameplay This Fall
Marc Chacksfield / TechRadar.com: PlayStation Home to respawn as social games hub
Justin Olivetti / Massively: Sony reinventing PlayStation Home to be more like an MMO
Johnny Cullen / VG247: PlayStation Home to reboot as social games platform
Frederic Lardinois / SiliconFilter:
The Daily Dot Wants to be the Internet's Paper of Record — When it comes to tech blogs, the majority of sites today focus on products, business news and rumors. What's missing in this mix, however, is a site that solely covers the world of online communities.
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, VentureBeat, MediaShift, GigaOM, Adweek, Nova Spivack, Mashable!, Betabeat, Poynter, Forbes.com, SiliconANGLE and Daily Dot, more at Mediagazer »
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb: How Data Helps Dig Up Cool Stories at the Daily Dot
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: The Daily Dot: Interesting idea, but not a great metaphor
Adweek: Can The Daily Dot Become Web's ‘Hometown Newspaper’? Wrapper comes off social news site By Anthony Ha
Lauren Indvik / Mashable!: Daily Dot Launches as Community Newspaper for the Web
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat: Do Reddit, 4Chan, and Digg Need Their Own Hometown Newspaper? The Daily Dot Hopes So.
Jim Romenesko / Poynter: The Daily Dot finally emerges from invite-only beta test
Kristen Nicole / SiliconANGLE: Data Gives the Daily Dot a New Media Edge
Lauren Rae Orsini / Daily Dot: Power struggles on Reddit provide a case study in community-building
Apple Wins Key Patents Related to Multi-Touch & “Numbers” — The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 16 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In our second and final granted patent report of the day you'll learn about two key patents that Apple has won.