John Paczkowski / AllThingsD:
October iPhone Event to Be Held On Apple Campus — Historically, Apple has held its big product demonstrations in San Francisco. The iPad and iPad 2 where unveiled there, as were all iterations of the iPhone to date. — This year things are going to be different.
Discussion: iPhone, Business Insider, Examiner, MacRumors, AppleInsider, GottaBeMobile, MacPost, Appolicious Advisor, I4U News, TiPb, 9to5Mac, Mashable!, Redmond Pie, Neowin.net, Edible Apple, Electronista, Apple Bitch, iDownloadBlog.com, MacGazette.net, MacStories, iPhone in Canada Blog, CNET News, App Advice, everythingiCafe and Gizmodo
Matthew Tilmann / iPhone: Rumor: iPhone Event to Take Place on Apple's Campus?
Michael Santo / Examiner: Apple to host Oct. 4 iPhone launch event on-campus: report
Brad Spirrison / Appolicious Advisor: Report: Apple to unveil iPhone at corporate headquarters
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: iPhone 5 Media Event is at Apple Campus on October 4
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: October 4 iPhone event to be held on Apple campus?
Seth Weintraub / 9to5Mac: Apple's iPhone announcement to be held on home court
Charlie White / Mashable!: iPhone 5 Event Will Be in Cupertino, Breaking Long-Standing Tradition [REPORT]
Goncalo Ribeiro / Redmond Pie: More Artist Renderings Of iPhone 4S Mockups Emerge [Pictures]
John Callaham / Neowin.net: Rumor: iPhone 5 press event to be held at Apple's campus
Federico Viticci / MacStories: October 4th Event To Be Held On Apple Campus
Edward Moyer / CNET News: Apple to hold iPhone 5 event on-campus, ATD says
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: October 4th Apple Event To Be Held In Cupertino?
Jack Loftus / Gizmodo: Apple's October Event to Be Intimate Cupertino Affair
Kasper Jade / AppleInsider:
Apple blacking out vacation days during second week of October
Apple blacking out vacation days during second week of October
Carlo Raphael Diokno / PopHerald.com: Yet another iPhone 5 release date rumor
Edward Moyer / CNET News: Fresh iPhone/iOS 5 rumors cite Twitter events, vacay days
Xavier Lanier / GottaBeMobile: iPhone 4 Discount Points to October iPhone 5 Release
Gary Ng / iPhone in Canada Blog: iPhone '5′ Launch Weekend October 14-15th According to Blacked Out Vacation Days?
A.T. Faust III / App Advice: Blacked-Out Apple Vacation Days Indicate The New iPhone Likely To Launch Mid-October
Brad Spirrison / Appolicious Advisor: All signs point to iPhone 5 second week of October
New York Times:
Netflix Secures Streaming Deal With DreamWorks — LOS ANGELES — DreamWorks Animation, the company behind successful movie franchises like “Madagascar” and “Shrek,” said it had completed a deal to pump its films and television specials through Netflix, replacing a less lucrative pact with HBO.
Discussion: Gizmodo, more at Mediagazer »
Jack Loftus / Gizmodo: Netflix Receives Dreamworks Animation Shot in the Arm
Logging out of Facebook is not enough — Dave Winer wrote a timely piece this morning about how Facebook is scaring him since the new API allows applications to post status items to your Facebook timeline without a users intervention. It is an extension of Facebook Instant and they call it frictionless sharing.
Discussion: Soshable, Ben Werdmuller von Elgg, Friending Facebook Blog, Between My Ears, VentureBeat, Gizmodo, @dannysullivan, @nikcub, John Furrier, LAUNCH and Mike West
Ben Werdmuller / Ben Werdmuller von Elgg: Is it time to revive the Bill of Rights for Users of the Social Web?
Emil Protalinski / Friending Facebook Blog: Facebook tracks you online even after you log out
Alexandros Marinos / Between My Ears: Why Facebook's ‘Frictionless Sharing’ violates HTTP
Jack Loftus / Gizmodo: Facebook Cookie Tracks Users Even When They're Logged Out
Danny Sullivan / @dannysullivan: Facebook tracks even if logged out http://t.co/gVO3CPtO Kind of isn't new & Google does too. Some quick thoughts http://t.co/IyKysFbk
John Furrier: Facebook Privacy Issues With Timeline - Some Posts To Read - But Ignore Dave Winer's Politics
Laura June / This is my next:
Facebook's new sharing is anything but ‘frictionless’ — Just a few days ago, Facebook announced a number of significant changes, most importantly of which is the morphing of personal profiles into “timelines,” where each update, tagging, event, and photo is now a “story” of one's life.
Michael Arrington / Uncrunched:
What Exactly Am I Doing Here At Uncrunched? — William Shatner once asked me what exactly I was doing at TechCrunch, the blog I started in June 2005. Let's put aside the fact that I was testing out a new service that got celebrity autographs and a video in exchange for cash.
Discussion: @allnick, The Next Web, @samuelwinfield, The Loop, All New Musings and TechCrunch, more at Mediagazer », Thanks:jaisondm
Nick O'Neill / @allnick: Umm did AOL not get @arrington to sign a non-compete? http://t.co/kYgtEwAj I guess if he isn't sponsored or paid it's ok?
Zee / The Next Web: Can Arrington recreate TechCrunch? Because that's exactly what he's planning on doing... [Updated]
Samuel Winfield Burk / @samuelwinfield: Man, @arrington's first two posts have both made it on @Techmeme and he hasn't done anything other than introduce it.
Jim Dalrymple / The Loop: Michael Arrington: Uncrunched
Verne G. Kopytoff / New York Times:
Workers' Own Cellphones and iPads Find a Role at the Office — SAN FRANCISCO — Throughout the information age, the corporate I.T. department has stood at the chokepoint of office technology with a firm hand on what equipment and software employees use in the workplace. — They are now in retreat.
Discussion: Daring Fireball, TUAW and PadGadget
Jean-Louis Gasse / Monday Note:
How Bad Boards Kill Companies: HP — Edited by Frédéric Filloux — 'A good Board can't make a company, but a bad one will inevitably kill it.' Thus spake Barry Weinman, the Gentleman Capitalist, when I joined the VC brotherhood. He meant to tell me to watch out for co-investors …
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Google And Monopoly Theater — As I watched the Google antitrust hearings last Wednesday, with its gotcha moments and Senators pontificating about the dangers Google poses to society, it struck me that what I was watching was theater. And not just any theater, but monopoly theater.
David Kravets / Threat Level:
Federal Law Blocks Netflix, Facebook Integration — But Should It? — Facebook announced a slew of updates Thursday making it easier for millions of U.S. customers to effortlessly share their lives via a new timeline — except for details of the movies they're renting.
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Feds close huge chip counterfeiting case (exclusive) — VisionTech Components sold a large amount of semiconductor chips to more than 1,100 customers from its office in Clearwater, Fla. Unfortunately, federal prosecutors allege, the chips were counterfeits.
Unaiz Kabani / Yipit Blog:
Google Offers Having Banner Month in September — Google Offers didn't do particularly well in August - total revenue dropped 23% from July despite a 22% increase in its total number of deals. However, Google's Daily Deal product has radically improved in September.
Discussion: Business Insider, Thanks:vacanti
Matt Rosoff / Business Insider: Groupon's Departing COO Could Take Some VERY Valuable Info Back To Google With Her
Damien Cave / New York Times:
Mexico Turns to Twitter and Facebook for Information and Survival — MEXICO CITY — Before the police or news reporters had even arrived at the underpass outside Veracruz where gunmen held up traffic and dumped 35 bodies at rush hour last week, Twitter was already buzzing with fear and valuable information.
Enigmax / TorrentFreak:
$10 Music Piracy Fine: A Fair Deal Or Just Another Cheap Trick? — Yesterday, PaidContent published a report on Digital Rights Corp, an LA-based firm who monitor file-sharing networks for infringements and contact alleged pirates asking for money. It's 2011, what's new?