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.
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Amar Toor / Engadget: NYT: Netflix strikes deal with Dreamworks, will begin streaming movies, TV specials in 2013
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Netflix Takes A Swipe At HBO With DreamWorks Deal
Edwin Chan / Reuters: Netflix edges out HBO for Dreamworks deal: report
Andrew Couts / Digital Trends: Netflix steals DreamWorks deal from HBO
JD Rucker / Techi.com: Netflix gets DreamWorks
Steven Hodson / Medacity: Netflix signs deal with DreamWorks
Jack Loftus / Gizmodo: Netflix Receives Dreamworks Animation Shot in the Arm
Janko Roettgers / GigaOM:
Netflix steals Dreamworks from HBO — Updated. Netflix has signed an exclusive deal with Dreamworks Animation to stream the studio's box office hits to its customers, the New York Times reported today. Dreamworks previously supplied the movies to HBO, but Netflix outbid the TV network …
JP Mangalindan / Fortune: Today in Tech: Netflix signs exclusive Dreamsworks deal
Om Malik / GigaOM: Netflix: a beautiful castle on quicksand
Greg Sandoval / CNET News: Netflix-DreamWorks deal is more spin than win
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.
Emil Protalinski / Friending Facebook Blog: Facebook denies cookie tracking allegations
Martin Brinkmann / gHacks Technology News: Logging Out Of Facebook Is Not Enough
Ben Werdmuller / Ben Werdmuller von Elgg: Is it time to revive the Bill of Rights for Users of the Social Web?
Jack Loftus / Gizmodo: Facebook Cookie Tracks Users Even When They're Logged Out
Alexandros Marinos / Between My Ears: Why Facebook's ‘Frictionless Sharing’ violates HTTP
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
Micah L. Sifry / techPresident: Was Julian Assange Right About Facebook?
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.
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch: Twitter Vs. Ticker
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: Robert Scoble, @samuelwinfield, The Next Web, @allnick, The Loop and All New Musings, more at Mediagazer », Thanks:jaisondm
Robert Scoble / Google+: Why do you need a blog to be taken seriously? — I see +michael …
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.
Zee / The Next Web: Can Arrington recreate TechCrunch? Because that's exactly what he's planning on doing... [Updated]
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?
Jim Dalrymple / The Loop: Michael Arrington: Uncrunched
Apple Cuts IPad Supply Chain Orders: JPMorgan — Apple Inc. is cutting orders to vendors in the supply chain for its iPad tablet computer, a move that may result in slower sales for companies including Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co. said in a report.
Discussion: Shiny Objects, Business Insider and The Next Web
Brian Caulfield / Shiny Objects: Apple Cuts iPad Orders 25%, JPMorgan Says
Henry Blodget / Business Insider: HOLY CRAP: Apple Just Cut iPad Orders By 25%
Seth Weintraub / 9to5Google:
Samsung announces 10 million Galaxy SII devices sold into the channel — With the US launch of the Galaxy SII phone underway, Samsung today announced that they have sold 10 million Galaxy SII devices into sales channels. That follows hints earlier that the 10 million number was expected by the end of the year.
Discussion: Guardian, Engadget, Android Police, IntoMobile, PC Magazine, PopHerald.com, HotHardware.com News, MobileSyrup.com, Business Insider and Electronista
Charles Arthur / Guardian: Samsung battle with Apple in tablets and smartphones enters new legal stage
Terrence O'Brien / Engadget: Samsung moves ten million Galaxy S II smartphones, pats itself on the back
Aaron Gingrich / Android Police: Samsung Galaxy S II Sales Hit 10 Million, Excluding The U.S.
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Samsung Galaxy S II sales top 10 million [5 million sold in just the past 8 weeks!]
David Murphy / PC Magazine: Galaxy S2 Smartphone Shatters Samsung Sales Records
Jean Xiam Sun / PopHerald.com: Samsung Galaxy S2 (S II) hits 10 million
Michael Santo / HotHardware.com News: Samsung Galaxy S II Hits 10 Million Sold
Steve Kovach / Business Insider: Samsung Sells 10 Million Galaxy S II Phones, But That's Hardly A Threat To The iPhone
Peter Murray / Singularity Hub:
Supercomputer Predicts Revolution — The writing's on the wall...or in the fine print of the world's news media. A new software claims that the recent Arab Spring revolutions could have been predicted by tracking global news “tone.” — A new type of software has been shown to predict revolutions …
Samzenpus / Slashdot: Using a Supercomputer To Predict Revolutions 25
Tony Bradley / PC World:
Amazon Kindle Tablet Could Shake Up Tablet Wars: Here's How — Amazon's unveiling of a Kindle tablet would shake up the industry and pose one of the biggest threats to the Apple iPad — which is why the technology world has its eyes on the online retailer as it prepares for a media gathering …
Discussion: New York Times, Appolicious Advisor and The eBook Reader Blog
David Streitfeld / New York Times: Anticipated Amazon Tablet to Take Aim at Apple iPad
Howard Wolinsky / Appolicious Advisor: Batter up: Amazon Kindle tab to be unveiled this week?
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: Shiny Objects, iPhone Savior, iPhone, Examiner, Appolicious Advisor, PhoneArena, I4U News, GottaBeMobile, TiPb, AppleInsider, MacPost, Redmond Pie, Mashable!, MacRumors, Edible Apple, Electronista, 9to5Mac, everythingiCafe, MacGazette.net, Neowin.net, Business Insider, Apple Bitch, CNET News, iDownloadBlog.com, MacStories, App Advice, Gizmodo and AppleInsider
Brian Caulfield / Shiny Objects: Report: The Next iPhone Will Be Introduced In Cupertino
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?
Goncalo Ribeiro / Redmond Pie: More Artist Renderings Of iPhone 4S Mockups Emerge [Pictures]
Charlie White / Mashable!: iPhone 5 Event Will Be in Cupertino, Breaking Long-Standing Tradition [REPORT]
Seth Weintraub / 9to5Mac: Apple's iPhone announcement to be held on home court
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: October 4th Apple Event To Be Held In Cupertino?
John Callaham / Neowin.net: Rumor: iPhone 5 press event to be held at Apple's campus
Edward Moyer / CNET News: Apple to hold iPhone 5 event on-campus, ATD says
Federico Viticci / MacStories: October 4th Event To Be Held On Apple Campus
Jack Loftus / Gizmodo: Apple's October Event to Be Intimate Cupertino Affair
Bryce Roberts / BRYCE DOT VC:
Love or hate Sean Parker, the guy has been at the center of a few storms that have had Katrina-like effects on the industries they've touched.This is a clip of Shawn discussing the early days and impact of the first company he co-founded: Napster. — I remember the first time I used Napster.
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 …
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.