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, CNET News, Digital Trends, Epicenter, Mercury News, Do The Hotdog Dance 2.0, AllThingsD, Business Insider, @antderosa, @benpopper, The New Persuaders, Boing Boing, Bits, Real Dan Lyons Web Site, Pulse2, CNET News, Beet.TV, @dondodge, Between the Lines Blog, TechFlash, VentureBeat, @silviogulizia, Gawker, GeekWire and Slate Magazine, more at Mediagazer »
Jennifer Saba / MediaFile: Arrington Exits TechCrunch; Takes jab at Arianna Huffington
Daniel Terdiman / CNET News: Flipboard founder: Web will soon ‘look more like print’
Molly McHugh / Digital Trends: TechCrunch officially announces Arrington's departure, names new editor
Ryan Singel / Epicenter: Michael Arrington Officially Pushed Aside at TechCrunch
Jeremy C. Owens / Mercury News: Michael Arrington officially ousted from TechCrunch, AOL
Jay Yarow / Business Insider: ARRINGTON OUT — AOL ANNOUNCES IT
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!
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
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Arrington Officially Leaves AOL To Start Venture Fund
Don Reisinger / CNET News: TechCrunch founder Arrington officially moves on
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV: Erick Schonfeld Named Editor of TechCrunch
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
Silvio Gulizia / @silviogulizia: @arrington on stage at #tcdisrupt? yeah! ( #tcdisrupt live at http://t.co/R3EkJBS)
Ryan Tate / Gawker: TechCrunch's Founder Has Been Ejected
Farhad Manjoo / Slate Magazine: How TechCrunch changed startup culture.
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
It's Official: Arrington Out at AOL; Schonfeld New TechCrunch Editor (Plus Armstrong Internal Memo Too!) — AOL and TechCrunch founder and editor Michael Arrington have officially parted ways, almost exactly one year from the New York Internet portal's acquisition of the popular tech news site.
Discussion: The Huffington Post, TechCrunch, Tech Cocktail, Stowe Boyd, Mixed Media, paidContent, Betabeat, NYConvergence.com and WebProNews, more at Mediagazer »
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:
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: Au Revoir, Mike: Arrington and AOL Part Ways
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: Arrington's Long Goodbye Finally Over; Schonfeld New TechCrunch Editor
Ben Popper / Betabeat: Mike Arrington Out, Erick Schonfeld In, But Its Business as Usual at TechCrunchFund
Scott Rosenblum / NYConvergence.com: TechCrunch NY Editor Schonfeld Succeeds Arrington
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Arrington No Longer Part of AOL [Now Official]
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.
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.
Alex Heath / Cult of Mac: HTC: We Don't Want to Kill the iPhone
Marc Flores / IntoMobile: HTC says the iPhone just isn't cool anymore
Iain Thomson / The Register: HTC mulls mobile OS buy - but won't be rushed
Chris Chavez / Android Phone Fans: HTC Exec: iPhones Are Not That 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
Roger Cheng / CNET News: Dear HTC: Don't get into the mobile OS business
Stephen Chapman / Between the Lines Blog: Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 ‘Apollo’ OS convergence, Tango1 and Tango2, and more
Christian Zibreg / 9to5Google: HTC considering OS purchase: “We have given it thought and discussed it internally”
HTC mulling purchase of operating system: report
HTC mulling purchase of operating system: report
Discussion: PC World, Android and Me, Gizmodo, AppleInsider, Mashable!, CNET News, GottaBeMobile, Cult of Mac, Wired In Blog| BNET, eWeek, Examiner, DailyTech, iDownloadBlog.com, 9to5Google, Computerworld, MobileSyrup.com, WPCentral.com, OStatic blogs, IntoMobile, X-bit labs, Neowin.net, TechCrunch, LAPTOP Magazine, Pocket-lint, Engadget, PhoneArena, Ars Technica, FierceWireless, mocoNews, PalmAddicts, Datamation.com, The Tech Trade, FierceMobileContent, Business Insider, Electronista, Hardware 2.0 Blog, SlashGear, Inquirer, SoMobile, The Next Web, iClarified, ZDNet, WMPoweruser and MacDailyNews
Alberto Vildosola / Android and Me: HTC is thinking about buying a mobile OS; webOS might get a third chance
Kwame Opam / Gizmodo: HTC (Kinda, Maybe) Wants to Buy WebOS
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: HTC Considers Purchasing a Mobile Operating System [REPORT]
Roger Cheng / CNET News: HTC interested in buying its own mobile OS
Sumocat / GottaBeMobile: Should HTC Own Their Own OS?
Erik Sherman / Wired In Blog| BNET: HTC Wants an Operating System? Another Sign of the Unhappy Android Family
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Android, Microsoft Could Spark Smartphone Fragmentation
Michael Santo / Examiner: HTC mulling purchase of own OS: chairwoman
Christian Zibreg / 9to5Google: Android passes iOS globally in web usage share
Matt Hamblen / Computerworld: HTC weighs buying WebOS or other mobile OS
Seth Brodeur / WPCentral.com: HTC considering buying OS of its own
Marc Flores / IntoMobile: HTC considers purchasing its own mobile OS
Anton Shilov / X-bit labs: HTC Mulling Purchase of Palm's WebOS - Chairwoman
John Callaham / Neowin.net: HTC interested in acquiring mobile OS
Chris Velazco / TechCrunch: HTC's Eyes Wander, Considers Buying Their Own OS
Sherri L. Smith / LAPTOP Magazine: Report: HTC Considering Buying Its Own OS
Paul Lamkin / Pocket-lint: HTC looking to ditch Android in favour of own OS?
Casey Johnston / Ars Technica: HTC may be looking to buy its own mobile operating system
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless: HTC expresses interest in buying own OS, but is in no rush
Sammual James McLoughlin / PalmAddicts: HTC may buy a mobile OS
Eric Savitz / The Tech Trade: HTC Reportedly Mulls Buying OS
Jason Ankeny / FierceMobileContent: HTC confirms interest in acquiring its own mobile operating system
Steve Kovach / Business Insider: Is HTC Going To Ditch Android?
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0 Blog: Does HTC need to buy an OS? Probably not
Dean Wilson / Inquirer: HTC is considering buying an operating system
James Kendrick / ZDNet: HTC considering purchase of a mobile OS; webOS or MeeGo options
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: PC Magazine and VentureBeat
Mark Hachman / PC Magazine: ‘Infinite Storage!’ Boasts TechCrunch Cloud Startup
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 …
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: SplatF, Between the Lines Blog, Gowalla, Digits, IntoMobile, GigaOM, FT Tech Hub, SiliconFilter, WebProNews, AllThingsD, VentureBeat and CNET News
Dan Frommer / SplatF: It's not enough to just be a “location app”... You actually have to do something
Rachel King / Between the Lines Blog: Gowalla steers towards original content on location-based apps
Shayndi Raice / Digits: Gowalla Moves Beyond Check Ins to Social Tour Guide
Charles West / IntoMobile: Gowalla's new app goes beyond check-ins, with focus on travel and storytelling
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
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: This is my next, AllThingsD, SlashGear, Android Phone Fans, Computerworld, BGR, Geek.com, Digital Trends, Electronista, GottaBeMobile, Ubergizmo, Inquirer, Liliputing and TechSpot
Nilay Patel / This is my next: Fusion Garage Grid10 price dropped to $299, launch pushed to October 1st
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD: Fusion Garage Gives Grid 10 Tablet a $200 Price Cut
Shane McGlaun / SlashGear: Fusion Garage Grid 10 tablets get $200 price cut
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Fusion Garage Pushes Grid 10 Tablet Back, But Dramatically Slashes Price
Edwin Kee / Ubergizmo: Fusion Garage Grid10 gets $200 price cut
Kate O'Flaherty / Inquirer: Fusion Garage Grid 10 tablet will cost £259
Shawn Knight / TechSpot: Fusion Garage slashes $200 off Grid 10 tablet
Alana / Nielsen Wire:
Social Media Report: Spending Time, Money and Going Mobile — Social media not only connects consumers with each other, but also with just about every place they go and everything they watch and buy. Nielsen's new Social Media Report looks at trends and consumption patterns across social media platforms …
Clint Boulton / eWeek: Facebook, Tumblr Drive Social Web Use: Nielsen
Stuart Elliott / Media Decoder: Report Details Rise of Social Media
Heather Clancy / ZDNet: Small-business social media adoption lags, and that's a shame
Susan Kuchinskas / ClickZ: Nielsen: Social Media More Powerful than God, er, Google
Michael / Mobile Marketing Watch: Nielsen Study Shows Facebook The Official Cross-Platform Mobile App Leader
Jay Yarow / Business Insider: CHART OF THE DAY: Facebook's Unbelievable Domination Of Our Time On The Web
Cory Bergman / Lost Remote: Is it time to take Tumblr seriously?
Jason Ankeny / FierceMobileContent: Nielsen: Facebook now the most popular mobile app across all platforms
Anthony James / TechFlash: 80% of U.S. uses social media; Fortune's 100 Fastest Growing
Benny Evangelista / SFGate:
U.S. spent 53 billion minutes on Facebook in May
U.S. spent 53 billion minutes on Facebook in May
Discussion: Friending Facebook Blog, Trends in the Living Networks, MediaPost, Gizmodo and All Facebook
Emil Protalinski / Friending Facebook Blog: Americans spent 53.5 billion minutes on Facebook in May 2011
Ross Dawson / Trends in the Living Networks: Detailed stats: Social networks dominate Internet usage, Australia still #1
Laurie Sullivan / MediaPost: Social Media Surpasses Search, Facebook Leads
Kelly Hodgkins / Gizmodo: Americans Spend 53 Billion Minutes A Month on Facebook, Wait, What?
David Cohen / All Facebook: Facebook Shines In Nielsen Social Media Report
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!
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.
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: Examiner, The Apple Core Blog, Cult of Mac, MacRumors, CNET News, Computerworld, FierceDeveloper, GigaOM, Ars Technica, PC Magazine, OS X Daily, everythingiCafe, SlashGear, IntoMobile, Softpedia News, Redmond Pie, Ubergizmo, iClarified, Apple Bitch, Techland, Electronista and iDownloadBlog.com
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
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Apple Sending iOS 5 to iPhone Assemblers at End of September, No Sign of Redesigned iPhone 5
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: iOS 5 gold master expected next week, report says
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: iCloud, OS X Lion and iOS 5: State of the betas
Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine: Developers Getting iOS 5 ‘Golden Master’ by End of September?
Matt Chan / OS X Daily: iOS 5 GM Release Due End of September
Goncalo Ribeiro / Redmond Pie: iOS 5 GM Will Be Made Available To Assemblers On September 23 [REPORT]
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
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: Ars Technica and Electronista
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Spool Is Instapaper On Steroids — Spool is a new service aimed at addressing the problem created by the multi-device, multi-screen environment we now live in, where the content consumption experience can vary widely from platform to platform. On iOS devices, for example, you can't watch Flash videos without serious workarounds.
Megan Rose Dickey / LAUNCH:
Google Docs Launching Comment-Only Sharing Options — Google Docs is rolling out a comment-only sharing option this week for users who don't want to allow full editing access to other people. — No doubt users had asked for this, but Google wanted the feature for itself as well.
Discussion: Docs Blog, Googling Google Blog, @jason and ReadWriteWeb, Thanks:samirageb
Sarah Wu / Docs Blog: Comment-only access in Google documents
Matt Weinberger / Googling Google Blog: Google Docs gets comment-only collaborators
Jason Calacanis / @jason: Awesome google docs advancement I've been waiting for http://t.co/Sc0v3kv
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Guy Accused Of Being Part Of Anonymous Banned By Court From Using His Real Name Online — Ah, the bizarre legal results of confused courts and confused laws. Four of the people arrested in the UK and accused of being a part of the not-actually-a-group Anonymous last week won a small part of a court battle.
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 …
Joanna Stern / This is my next:
Pixel Qi receives major investment from 3M, says this is the step to enable ‘mass adoption’ — It was almost two years ago that Pixel Qi founder Mary Lou Jepsen promised a mainstream device (a tablet or netbook, etc.) with the company's unique transflective 3Qi display.
Discussion: TechCrunch, TechSpot, Between the Lines Blog, Engadget, GottaBeMobile, Electronista, Fast Company and silicontap.com
Chris Velazco / TechCrunch: Pixel Qi Closes Out Series B Round With Investment From 3M
Jose Vilches / TechSpot: Display maker Pixel Qi gets major investment from 3M
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile: Pixel Qi Talks About Mass Adoption after Investment by 3M
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: Gamestop's Android Tablet, Report: Apple After Dropbox, Pixel Qi Backed By 3M, IBM's Watson Becomes …
Rip Empson / TechCrunch:
Max Levchin And Peter Thiel: Innovation In The World Today Is Between ‘Dire Straits And Dead’ — Peter Thiel and Max Levchin are busy guys. Thiel, aside from being on the Board of Directors for companies like Palantir Technologies, Geni, and Asana, an early investor and former board member at Facebook …
Discussion: CNET News and VentureBeat
Rafe Needleman / CNET News: Peter Thiel, Max Levchin: U.S. tech innovation almost dead
Matthew Lynley / VentureBeat: Peter Thiel: Clean technology is a “disaster”
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.
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: MediaPost, The Laboratorium, Delimiter, Slashdot and paidContent
Wendy Davis / MediaPost: Authors Guild Sues Universities Over Book Scans
Brenton Currie / Delimiter: Australia's Society of Authors joins US lawsuit over digital book debacle
Jeff Roberts / paidContent: Authors To Universities: Give Up Your Google Books
Tim Conneally / BetaNews:
Philadelphia papers court subscribers with $99 Android tablet — The Philadelphia Media Network, parent company of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, and Philly.com, on Monday officially announced its program to subsidize Android tablets for newspaper subscribers.
Discussion: Philly.com, TechCrunch, SplatF, Examiner, LAPTOP Magazine, 9to5Google, MacNN and GottaBeMobile
Chris Velazco / TechCrunch: Meet Philly's New Android-Powered Newspaper: The Arnova 10 G2
Dan Howley / LAPTOP Magazine: Philadelphia Newspapers Reveal Details of Arnova 10 G2 Tablet With Subscription Offer
Tim Conneally / BetaNews:
Last but not least, Dolphin Browser comes to iPad — In late August, software developers MoboTap released Dolphin, the popular browser formerly exclusive to the Android platform, on iOS. Today, the tablet-specific version called Dolphin Browser HD is available for free in the iTunes App store.
Discussion: Mashable!, CNN, T3 magazine Online, Electronista, GigaOM, VentureBeat, MobileBurn.com, Redmond Pie, Business Insider and Lifehacker
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: Dolphin browser shines in iPad debut; still can't replace Safari
Sean Ludwig / VentureBeat: Dolphin Browser moves into tablets with iPad app
Dan Seifert / MobileBurn.com: DOLPHIN BROWSER HD NOW AVAILABLE FOR THE IPAD TOO
Thorin Klosowski / Lifehacker: Dolphin Browser HD Brings Its Gesture-Based Browser to iPad
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD:
Consumers Still Love Last Year's iPhone — With the iPhone 5′s October launch fast approaching, you'd expect demand for the iPhone 4 to be waning. Why invest in a smartphone that's over a year old now when you can wait a few weeks and buy its brand-new successor? Or so the logic goes.
Discussion: Digital Trends, iDownloadBlog.com, Neowin.net and Cult of Mac
John Callaham / Neowin.net: iPhone 4 sales still solid ahead of iPhone 5
Jack Purcher / Patently Apple:
China Grants Apple 40 New Design Patents Covering All-Things iPhone, MacBook Air & their Beautiful Shanghai Store Architecture — What's with Apple jamming through hundreds of design patents through China's Patent Office this past year? The increase in design patents is measurably noticeable …