Jack McKenna / TechCrunch:
“Deciding” To Move On — AOL has issued the following statement: “The TechCrunch acquisition has been a success for AOL and for our shareholders, and we are very excited about its future. Michael Arrington, the founder of TechCrunch has decided to move on from TechCrunch and AOL to his newly formed venture fund.
Discussion: MediaFile, Guardian, CNET News, broadstuff, Epicenter, FT Tech Hub, The Atlantic Wire, Digital Trends, Business Insider, Boing Boing, Mercury News, AllThingsD, Do The Hotdog Dance 2.0, @antderosa, @benpopper, The New Persuaders, Bits, CNET News, Pulse2, Beet.TV, Real Dan Lyons Web Site, @dondodge, Between the Lines Blog, TechFlash, VentureBeat, Gawker, GeekWire, @silviogulizia and Slate Magazine, more at Mediagazer »
Jennifer Saba / MediaFile: Arrington Exits TechCrunch; Takes jab at Arianna Huffington
Josh Halliday / Guardian: Michael Arrington to leave AOL
Daniel Terdiman / CNET News: Flipboard founder: Web will soon ‘look more like print’
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: Disrupting TechCrunch — From TechCrunch itself - AOL has issued the following statement:
Ryan Singel / Epicenter: Michael Arrington Officially Pushed Aside at TechCrunch
Phill Tutt / FT Tech Hub: Arrington to leave TechCrunch
Adam Clark Estes / The Atlantic Wire: The End: Mike Arrington ‘Has Decided’ to Leave AOL and TechCrunch
Molly McHugh / Digital Trends: TechCrunch officially announces Arrington's departure, names new editor
Jay Yarow / Business Insider: ARRINGTON OUT — AOL ANNOUNCES IT
Jeremy C. Owens / Mercury News: Michael Arrington officially ousted from TechCrunch, AOL
Anthony De Rosa / @antderosa: How long before @paulcarr leaves @techcrunch and starts up TechCrunch 2.0?
Ben Popper / @benpopper: watching @alexia learn live on TC Disrupt Stream that @erickschonfeld is new editor-in-chief at TechCrunch. This is so WWE!
Don Reisinger / CNET News: TechCrunch founder Arrington officially moves on
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Arrington Officially Leaves AOL To Start Venture Fund
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV: Erick Schonfeld Named Editor of TechCrunch
Dan Lyons / Real Dan Lyons Web Site: New Arrington ultimatum: If you fire me one more time I swear to God I will walk out of here and never come back
Don Dodge / @dondodge: Mike @Arrington announced he was out of TC, then put focus back on startups http://t.co/0rl77OS http://t.co/lAMWkA1
Rachel King / Between the Lines Blog: Mike Arrington addresses AOL ‘drama’ at start of TechCrunch expo
Arianna Huffington / TechFlash: TechCrunch founder Arrington and AOL part ways
Matthew Lynley / VentureBeat: TechCrunch editor Michael Arrington takes off
Ryan Tate / Gawker: TechCrunch's Founder Has Been Ejected
Silvio Gulizia / @silviogulizia: @arrington on stage at #tcdisrupt? yeah! ( #tcdisrupt live at http://t.co/R3EkJBS)
Farhad Manjoo / Slate Magazine: How TechCrunch changed startup culture.
Connie Loizos / PE Hub Blog:
Sequoia's Doug Leone to Mike Arrington: Why You Want to Be a VC is Beyond Me — Today, longtime venture capitalist Doug Leone of Sequoia Capital sat down with TechCrunch founder Mike Arrington at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco, and he was about as vibrant as his socks.
Loic / Loic Le Meur Blog:
Tech Writers In Denial: The Michael Arrington Case Study — I have read so much B-S- about Michael Arrington's supposedly displaced integrity as a writer that I thought I should set the record straight. — Mike has been an investor in my company Seesmic since day one, here are some of the posts Mike wrote about Seesmic:
Discussion: Robin Wauters, @arrington, @quixotic, @mikeeisenberg and OurielOhayon, Thanks:loic
Michael Arrington / @arrington: lol @loic I forgot some of those stories I wrote about seesmic.
Reid Hoffman / @quixotic: Loic says very well one of the points that I gestured at on stage. http://t.co/e84uz4t
@mikeeisenberg: As media keeps jabbing @arrington, I remembered my Nov 2006 blog post calling BS on this @arrington conflict http://t.co/uPzj6Pg
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
It's Official: Arrington Out at AOL; Schonfeld New TechCrunch Editor (Plus Armstrong Internal Memo Too!)
It's Official: Arrington Out at AOL; Schonfeld New TechCrunch Editor (Plus Armstrong Internal Memo Too!)
Discussion: VentureBeat, The Huffington Post, TechCrunch, Tech Cocktail, Stowe Boyd, paidContent, Mixed Media, NYConvergence.com, Betabeat and WebProNews, more at Mediagazer »
Matthew Lynley / VentureBeat: Here's what you missed at TechCrunch Disrupt (photo gallery)
The Huffington Post: The Wall Street Journal's Shoddy Journalism on TechCrunch: It's Not About the Personalities, It's About the Principle
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch: Watch TC Disrupt SF 2011 Live
Frank Gruber / Tech Cocktail: I Call Bullsh!t On The AOL and TechCrunch Fiasco
Stowe Boyd: It's Official: Arrington Out at AOL; Schonfeld New TechCrunch Editor - Kara Swisher - Media - AllThingsD:
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: Arrington's Long Goodbye Finally Over; Schonfeld New TechCrunch Editor
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: Au Revoir, Mike: Arrington and AOL Part Ways
Scott Rosenblum / NYConvergence.com: TechCrunch NY Editor Schonfeld Succeeds Arrington
Ben Popper / Betabeat: Mike Arrington Out, Erick Schonfeld In, But Its Business as Usual at TechCrunchFund
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Arrington No Longer Part of AOL [Now Official]
Matt Rosoff / Business Insider:
ARRINGTON: “It's No Longer A Good Situation For Me To Stay”
ARRINGTON: “It's No Longer A Good Situation For Me To Stay”
Discussion: @arrington, L.A. Times Tech Blog, @blam and SFGate
Michael Arrington / @arrington: ok @ariannahuff. Let's go ahead and talk about how this really played out.
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Michael Arrington: Ex-TechCrunch, and now ex-AOL employee, too
John Cook / GeekWire:
HTC boss on Windows Phone 7, patent wars and why iPhones aren't cool anymore — Martin Harriman of LightSquared; Martin Fichter of HTC and Brad Stone of Bloomberg at Mobile Future Forward — Martin Fichter, the acting president of HTC America, appeared today at the Mobile Future Forward conference in downtown Seattle.
Discussion: LiveSide.net, Guardian, GottaBeMobile, 9to5Mac, WMPoweruser, TiPb, Between the Lines Blog, Electronista, Cult of Mac, Android Phone Fans, IntoMobile, iDownloadBlog.com, MobileSyrup.com, PhoneArena, SlashGear, Business Insider, Wired In Blog| BNET, The Register, CNET News, iClarified, Datamation.com, 9to5Google, MacDailyNews and Focus Taiwan
Josh Halliday / Guardian: Boot up: BlackBerry PlayBook sales forecast slashed, Dolby drops RIM lawsuit, and more
Chuong Nguyen / GottaBeMobile: HTC: iPhone No Longer Cool, Microsoft Misses the Mark
Chris Oldroyd / TiPb: Acting president of HTC America claims the iPhone is no longer cool
Stephen Chapman / Between the Lines Blog: Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 ‘Apollo’ OS convergence, Tango1 and Tango2, and more
Alex Heath / Cult of Mac: HTC: We Don't Want to Kill the iPhone
Chris Chavez / Android Phone Fans: HTC Exec: iPhones Are Not That Cool Anymore
Marc Flores / IntoMobile: HTC says the iPhone just isn't cool anymore
Ian Hardy / MobileSyrup.com: HTC: “iPhones are not that cool anymore”
Rue Liu / SlashGear: HTC talks Windows Phone 7, patent war, and why iPhones are not that cool anymore
Erik Sherman / Wired In Blog| BNET: HTC Wants an Operating System? Another Sign of the Unhappy Android Family
Iain Thomson / The Register: HTC mulls mobile OS buy - but won't be rushed
Roger Cheng / CNET News: Dear HTC: Don't get into the mobile OS business
Christian Zibreg / 9to5Google: HTC considering OS purchase: “We have given it thought and discussed it internally”
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
With Bitcasa, The Entire Cloud Is Your Hard Drive For Only $10 Per Month — The cloud is now your hard drive. And not just a few dozen Gigabytes, Terabytes or even Petabytes, but all of it - infinite storage - for only $10 per month. This is the incredible promise of the new TechCrunch Disrupt finalist Bitcasa.
Discussion: The Register, Neowin.net, VentureBeat and PC Magazine
Chris Mellor / The Register: Cloud startup's business model defies laws of physics
John Callaham / Neowin.net: Bitcasa to offer unlimited cloud storage for $10 a month
Mark Hachman / PC Magazine: ‘Infinite Storage!’ Boasts TechCrunch Cloud Startup
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
“Google's Auto Correct Killed The Launch Of Our Android App” — We've all dealt with the frustrations of auto-correct, from unintentionally declaring that you're getting a divorce to having your bitter, angry diatribe suddenly mutate into something involving a lot of “ducking”.
Zach Epstein / BGR: Who says men don't ask for directions? Maps is top Android app for men, Facebook for women
Kelly Hodgkins / Gizmodo: Autocorrect Is Not Only Annoying, It Also Kills Apps
Dan Frommer / SplatF:
500 days with the iPad — It has now been 500 days since my iPad 3G arrived at the end of April, 2010. So, as I did after 100 days — when it was my “favorite” computer — and after 300 days — when I barely used it anymore — I'm going to write a bit about how it fits into my life today and what that means.
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Winning — Yours truly, last week: … Aaron Pressman argues that I was “deliberately obtuse”: … Pressman is right, in a way. I was too flippant with the aforequoted question. What I mean by “winning” needs more context. — What I'm talking about is the argument that Android is …
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Won — John Gruber of Daring Fireball has put up an interesting …
Isabel Reynolds / Reuters:
Nintendo's 3DS rescue bid falls short, shares fall — (Reuters) - Nintendo's attempt to rescue its failed 3DS handheld games gadget with a raft of new games content fell short of expectations and left investors pessimistic about the outlook for the long-time industry champion.
Discussion: Guardian, Computerworld, Digital Trends, Engadget, This is my next, Engadget, The Toybox Blog and Joystiq
Charles Arthur / Guardian: Nintendo unveils fresh games as 3DS sales droop short of 16m annual target
Richard Lawler / Engadget: Nintendo 3DS to add 3D video capture, upgraded eShop and more
Vlad Savov / This is my next: Nintendo 3DS analog pad add-on, Misty Pink edition, and 3D video recording officially announced
Kate Greene / Technology Review:
A New and Improved Moore's Law — Under “Koomey's law,” it's efficiency, not power, that doubles every year and a half or so. — Researchers have, for the first time, shown that the energy efficiency of computers doubles roughly every 18 months. — The conclusion, backed up by six decades of data …
Discussion: Jonathan G. Koomey, Ph.D. and insideHPC
Florian Mueller / FOSS Patents:
Apple asks courts to stay two Motorola Mobility lawsuits until Google has acquired the company — On Friday, Apple filed motions to stay in two of its various lawsuits with Motorola, arguing that the pending acquisition of Motorola Mobility (MMI) by Google has resulted in “a fundamental loss of Motorola's patent rights”.
Discussion: AppleInsider, PhoneArena, Ars Technica and Electronista
Josh Ong / AppleInsider: Apple files to put Motorola suits on hold until Google completes acquisition
Phone Arena: Apple files motions for temporarily disabling Motorola to sue it because of the Google buyout
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Everpix: All Your Photos, Automatically Organized And Accessible From Anywhere — TechCrunch Disrupt finalist Everpix is a new service that automatically organizes and combines all your photo libraries into an elegant interface, whether they're stored on the desktop or in the cloud.
Matthew Lynley / VentureBeat: Everpix sends all your photos (yes, all of them) to the cloud
John Timmer / Ars Technica:
Authors' Guild sues universities over book digitization project — With the planned settlement between Google and book publishers still on indefinite hold, a legal battle by proxy has started. Google partnered with many libraries at US universities in order to gain access to the works it wants to digitize.
Discussion: Fast Company, The Laboratorium, Slashdot, Delimiter, TeleRead and paidContent
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: Microsoft Woos Devs For Windows 8, Authors' Guild Blocks Google Book Scans, Dolby Wins License Suit Against RIM
Brenton Currie / Delimiter: Australia's Society of Authors joins US lawsuit over digital book debacle
Chris Meadows / TeleRead: Authors Guild sues Google Books's university partners
Jeff Roberts / paidContent: Authors To Universities: Give Up Your Google Books
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
Samsung's First New iPhone-Killer To Hit The U.S. Is Here And We Have It [HANDS ON] — At last, we have the first model of Samsung's Galaxy S II to land in the U.S. of A. — This is the Sprint model, called the Epic Touch 4G, that's launching September 16 for $199 with a two-year contract.
Ben Bajarin / TechPinions: There is No Such Thing as an iPhone Killer
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Gowalla Is Reborn As A Beautiful App For Travel And Storytelling — The location wars had a number of casualties. Some companies shut down, some sold off their remaining tech and talent. Others are still out there plugging away, but at this point, it seems clear that Foursquare won the all-important battle over the check-in.
Discussion: Softpedia News, SplatF, IntoMobile, Gowalla, Digits, GigaOM, WebProNews, Between the Lines Blog, FT Tech Hub, SiliconFilter, AllThingsD, VentureBeat and CNET News
Dan Frommer / SplatF: It's not enough to just be a “location app”... You actually have to do something
Charles West / IntoMobile: Gowalla's new app goes beyond check-ins, with focus on travel and storytelling
Shayndi Raice / Digits: Gowalla Moves Beyond Check Ins to Social Tour Guide
Rachel King / Between the Lines Blog: Gowalla steers towards original content on location-based apps
Chris Nuttall / FT Tech Hub: Gowalla checks out of check-in model
Frederic Lardinois / SiliconFilter: As Check-Ins Fizzle Out, Gowalla Pivots
Matthew Lynley / VentureBeat: Gowalla's next location check-in app features city guides
Rafe Needleman / CNET News: Gowalla relaunching with travel guide focus
Agence France Presse:
Samsung files patent complaint against Apple in France — PARIS — South Korea's Samsung Electronics said Monday it had filed a complaint in France against its US rival Apple for infringement of three mobile phone technology patents in its iPhone and iPad tablet computers.
Discussion: BGR, Engadget, Electronista, ITProPortal, Phones Review and SlashGear
Zach Epstein / BGR: Samsung files new complaint against Apple in France, says iPhone and iPad infringe patents
Ravi Mandalia / ITProPortal: Samsung Files Suit Against Apple in France, Which ‘Focuses on Three Technology Patents’
James / Phones Review: News on Patent Infringement
Kyle Wagner / Gizmodo:
Someone Really Needs to Make a Good $100 Tablet — Today we heard that the UK is getting jobbed out of its final shipment of $100 TouchPads, with only HP employees being eligible to buy them. Sozzlepops, UK chaps. — But that got us to thinking: With all the fuss over the TouchPad firesale …
Discussion: Channel Register
Paul Kunert / Channel Register: See this? You can't have it! Ahahahaha!
Darren Murph / Engadget:
Fusion Garage hacks $200 off of Grid 10 tablet, aims to play the undercutting game — Looks like we're all indebted to HP in one way or another. Since the TouchPad fire sale began, we've seen a noticeable southward shift in tablet pricing — it's as if iPad rivals finally figured …
Discussion: CloudAve, This is my next, PhoneArena, Digital Trends, SlashGear, Electronista, AllThingsD, Geek.com, BGR, Android Phone Fans, Computerworld, Inquirer, Liliputing, GottaBeMobile, Ubergizmo, TeleRead and TechSpot
Zoli Erdos / CloudAve: Fusion Garage (of CrunchPad-Joo-Joo Fame) Drops Grid 10 Price by $200 - Only $200 More to Go
Nilay Patel / This is my next: Fusion Garage Grid10 price dropped to $299, launch pushed to October 1st
Shane McGlaun / SlashGear: Fusion Garage Grid 10 tablets get $200 price cut
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD: Fusion Garage Gives Grid 10 Tablet a $200 Price Cut
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Fusion Garage Pushes Grid 10 Tablet Back, But Dramatically Slashes Price
Kate O'Flaherty / Inquirer: Fusion Garage Grid 10 tablet will cost £259
Edwin Kee / Ubergizmo: Fusion Garage Grid10 gets $200 price cut
Chris Meadows / TeleRead: Fusion Garage cuts price of Grid 10 tablet by $200 to $299/$399
Shawn Knight / TechSpot: Fusion Garage slashes $200 off Grid 10 tablet
Neil Hughes / AppleInsider:
Apple to release iOS 5 GM to assemblers during week of Sept. 23 — Apple reportedly plans to release the golden master of iOS 5, its forthcoming operating system update for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, to its overseas assemblers at some point between September 23 and September 30 …
Discussion: The Apple Core Blog, Cult of Mac, CNET News, Examiner, FierceDeveloper, Computerworld, IntoMobile, SlashGear, PC Magazine, MacRumors, everythingiCafe, Ars Technica, Softpedia News, OS X Daily, GigaOM, Redmond Pie, Ubergizmo, iDownloadBlog.com, iClarified, Apple Bitch, Techland and Electronista
Jason D. O'Grady / The Apple Core Blog: iOS 5 rumored Sept. 23-30; iPhone 5 mid-October?
Killian Bell / Cult of Mac: iOS 5 Will Go Gold, Ship To Assemblers on September 23rd... But There's No Sign Of The iPhone 5
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: iOS 5 gold master expected next week, report says
Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine: Developers Getting iOS 5 ‘Golden Master’ by End of September?
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Apple Sending iOS 5 to iPhone Assemblers at End of September, No Sign of Redesigned iPhone 5
Matt Chan / OS X Daily: iOS 5 GM Release Due End of September
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: iCloud, OS X Lion and iOS 5: State of the betas
Goncalo Ribeiro / Redmond Pie: iOS 5 GM Will Be Made Available To Assemblers On September 23 [REPORT]
Alex / iDownloadBlog.com: Apple Reportedly Set to Release Final iOS 5 Build to Assemblers in Two Weeks
Apple Bitch: Rumor: Final Version Of iOS 5 Will Be Shipped To iPhone 5 Manufacturers Later This Month
Matt Peckham / Techland: Apple iOS 5 ‘Gold’ in Late September, iPhone 5 in October
Matt Brian / The Next Web:
Comscore: Android overtakes iOS as Symbian remains top European smartphone platform — A new report from digital research specialists ComScore has revealed that in the last quarter, Google's Android platform overtook Apple's iOS software to become the second most popular smartphone operating system …
Discussion: ZDNet, paidContent, comScore, Inc. and WMPoweruser
James Kendrick / ZDNet: Symbian still top European smartphone platform, Android catching up
John D. Sutter / CNN:
How many pages are on the internet? — (CNN) — It seems like an answerable question, right? — But no one really knows how many websites or individual Web pages make up this seemingly infinite digital universe that is the internet. — Kevin Kelly, a founder of Wired magazine …
Dan Levine / Reuters:
Exclusive: SAP will pay $20 million in Oracle criminal case — (Reuters) - SAP AG has agreed to pay $20 million to resolve a criminal probe into allegations that it downloaded millions of files from rival Oracle, according to a source familiar with the matter.
Nick Farrell / TechEye: SAP pays $20 million to make criminal case go away
Emily Glazer / Wall Street Journal:
Computer Hackers' Hackathons Go Mainstream — During a “hackathon” last year, GroupMe co-founders Steve Martocci and Jared Hecht built a group text-messaging service in one 24-hour stretch. In August, the co-founders sold GroupMe to Skype for around $80 million.
Douglas MacMillan / Bloomberg:
Groupon Makes Foray Into E-Commerce, Taking on Amazon in U.K. — Sept. 13 (Bloomberg) — Groupon Inc. has begun offering discounts on products sold over the Web in the U.K., thrusting the Internet-coupon company into closer competition with the likes of Amazon.com Inc. and EBay Inc.
Discussion: Screenwerk and VentureBeat
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: Groupon, Flash Sales and Going After Amazon