Wall Street Journal:
Sprint to ‘Bet the Company’ on iPhone — With the new iPhone coming out this week, Sprint Nextel Corp. is finally expected to gain access to a device it has long coveted—but at a staggering cost. — The No. 3 wireless company is making a multibillion dollar gamble that Apple Inc.'s gadget …
Discussion: L.A. Times Tech Blog, CNET News, This is my next, GigaOM, PC Magazine, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, SplatF, 9to5Mac, Engadget, Gizmodo, Tech Trader Daily, Business Insider, SlashGear, FreakGeeks, Electronista, MobileBurn.com, PhoneArena, Connected Planet Online, FierceWireless, TiPb, iDownloadBlog.com, Edible Apple, MacStories, MacPost, iLounge, The Next Web, @johnacook, TUAW and iClarified
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Apple iPhone 5: Reviewing the rumors before the debut
Roger Cheng / CNET News: Sprint commits to $20B order for 30M iPhones, WSJ says
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: Sprint reportedly paying high price for chance to sell iPhone
Chris Velazco / TechCrunch: Did Sprint Go All-In For The iPhone 5?
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Sprint bets it all on iPhone: Strikes $20B deal with Apple
Dan Frommer / SplatF: Hey, Sprint customers, hope you like iPhones
Christian Zibreg / 9to5Mac: WSJ: Sprint bets the farm, ponies up $20 billion to get the iPhone
Joseph Volpe / Engadget: WSJ: Sprint places $20 billion order for next iPhone, hinges company future on Apple's handset?
Kwame Opam / Gizmodo: WSJ: Sprint Is Betting $20 Billion on the iPhone
Chris Burns / SlashGear: iPhone 5 may cause Sprint to bet the farm
Phone Arena: Sprint to bet the farm on a $20 billion Apple deal over the next 4 years, iPhone 5 exclusivity in tow?
Michelle Maisto / Connected Planet Online: What Apple's new iPhone will mean for mobile operators
Andrew Wray / TiPb: Sprint gambling $20 billion on iPhone deal?
Cody / iDownloadBlog.com: Did Sprint Just Sign a $20 Billion Deal with Apple for iPhone 5 Exclusivity?
Edible Apple: Wild Rumor - Sprint commits to buy 30.5 million iPhones; iPhone 5 will be Sprint 4G WiMAX exclusive
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Sprint To “Bet the Company” on $20 Billion iPhone Deal
Mike Webb / MacPost: Sprint bets BIG on iPhone 5 Exclusivity - Commits to Buy iPhones worth $20 Billion
Charles Starrett / iLounge: Sprint enters into $20 billion, multi-year iPhone pact
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web: Sprint ‘needs to buy’ 30.5 million iPhones over 4 years, that's $20B worth at $655 per phone
John A Cook / @johnacook: @Techmeme: Sprint to ‘Bet the Company’ on iPhone (Wall Street Journal) http://t.co/eMlCAYO5" READ: ZERO FAITH IN ANDROID. Game Over
Megan Lavey-Heaton / TUAW: WSJ: Sprint to take risky gamble on iPhone
Jonathan S. Geller / BGR:
Sprint scores iPhone 5 exclusive thanks to $20 billion deal with Apple? — The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Sprint has entered into an agreement with Apple to purchase over $20 billion worth of iPhones over the next four years — that's around 30 million iPhones.
Discussion: DSLreports, Computerworld, Gizmodo, PC Magazine, IntoMobile, Neowin.net, Business Insider, everythingiCafe, SlashGear and 9to5Mac
DSLreports: Did Sprint Pay a Fortune For iPhone 5 Exclusive? - CEO States They Won't Make Money on Deal Until 2014
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo: Unbelievably Wild, Crazy Ass iPhone Rumor: The iPhone 5 Is Sprint Exclusive With WiMax 4G, and Other Fanboy Fantasies
Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine: Could a Sprint iPhone Help Apple Battle Android?
Brad Sams / Neowin.net: Sprint getting timed exclusive iPhone 5?
Steve Kovach / Business Insider: Our Expectations For The iPhone 5 Event Have Completely Flipped Since Last Week
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Report: iPhone 5 To Be Sprint Exclusive
Chris Burns / SlashGear: Apple's Let's Talk iPhone 2011 event: Join us LIVE
Christian Zibreg / 9to5Mac: Tim Cook's only worry tomorrow: Dismal economy
Seth Weintraub / 9to5Mac:
Apple will NOT stream tomorrow's iPhone event — In case there was any question, we've heard directly from Apple PR that there won't be a webcast of Apple's iPhone launch event. Last Year's September event was live streamed but for unspecified reasons, Apple has chosen to keep this one off the airwaves.
Discussion: @dannysullivan, FreakGeeks, MacStories, iDownloadBlog.com, GottaBeMobile, TechCrunch, TiPb and App Advice
Danny Sullivan / @dannysullivan: no live stream of apple event; reporters who've there in past not invited. is apple worried will be seen as ho-hum? http://t.co/94KMCclr
Hamza Tariq / FreakGeeks: Apple Will Not Stream The iPhone Launch Event Live
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Apple Won't Offer Live Video Stream of Tomorrow's Event
Adam Mills / GottaBeMobile: Apple Won't Stream Tomorrow's iPhone 5 Event
Matt Burns / TechCrunch: The iPhone 5/4S: The Complete Rumor Rundown
Chris Oldroyd / TiPb: Apple puts up the banners for the Let's Talk iPhone event
Bryan M. Wolfe / App Advice: What To Expect At Apple's Tuesday iPhone Event
Poornima Gupta / Reuters:
Tim Cook's time to shine with new Apple iPhone — (Reuters) - Tim Cook finally gets his chance to stride out from under Steve Jobs' shadow, and he could not have picked a better time or device to mark his unofficial debut as Apple Inc's CEO. — The latest generation of the iPhone …
Rik Myslewski / The Register: October 14 declared ‘Steve Jobs Day’
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD: 2012: A 107 Million iPhone Year?
Robert Scoble / Google+: Will tomorrow be Steve Jobs' last big thing? — I read all …
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac: Let's talk Tuesday: iPhones, iPods, and more
Zoran Basich / Venture Capital Dispatch: The Daily Start-Up: VC Industry's Long, Hot, Illiquid Summer
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: Ticonderoga on the new iPhone: Prepare for media blitz, long lines, unprecedented demand
Jason Middleton / NBC Bay Area: Apple, Tim Cook, iPhone...and Tuesday
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Will Tim Cook Be Able To Wow Consumers?
Geoffrey A. Fowler / Wall Street Journal:
IPhone 5 Risks Same Old Same Old
IPhone 5 Risks Same Old Same Old
Discussion: 9to5Mac, Digits, TechFlash, FreakGeeks, paidContent, CNET News, BGR, NBC Bay Area and MacPost
Christian Zibreg / 9to5Mac: Questions loom over Steve Jobs' attendance at tomorrow's iPhone event
Absar Abdul Rehman / FreakGeeks: Steve Jobs Expected To Attend Tomorrow's iPhone Event
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: What to expect from Apple's iPhone event
Jonathan S. Geller / BGR: If Apple introduces an iPhone 4S, it's probably not going to just be a new iPhone 4
Scott Budman / NBC Bay Area: How the iPhone Is Built Into What We Do
Jeffrey Veen / The Typekit Blog:
Adobe acquires Typekit — Just a few moments ago, Adobe's CTO Kevin Lynch took the stage at their annual MAX conference and explained the company's Creative Cloud strategy. Part of that announcement is very big news for us: Typekit has been acquired by Adobe. — We are thrilled.
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, BetaNews, Business Wire, Between the Lines Blog, CNET News, VentureBeat, ReadWriteWeb, IntoMobile, True Ventures, @ryanchris, The Next Web and Electronista
Joe Wilcox / BetaNews: Adobe buys TypeKit
Stephen Shankland / CNET News: Adobe buys PhoneGap, TypeKit for better Web tools
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Adobe acquires cloud font site Typekit as part of larger creative cloud service offering
Jon Mitchell / ReadWriteWeb: Adobe Acquires Web Font Pioneer Typekit
Ryan Freitas / @ryanchris: Congratulations @veen @mason @rcarver @gregveen and the entire @typekit team on the Adobe acquisition!
Drew Olanoff / The Next Web: Adobe Acquires Typekit
Andre Charland / Andre's Blog:
Nitobi enters into Acquisition Agreement with Adobe
Nitobi enters into Acquisition Agreement with Adobe
Discussion: The Register, ReadWriteWeb, PhoneGap, SplatF, TechCrunch, Electronista and Computerworld
Tim Anderson / The Register: Adobe announces Creative Cloud, acquires PhoneGap
Dan Rowinski / ReadWriteWeb: PhoneGap Creator Nitobi Acquired by Adobe
Jonny Evans / Computerworld: Apple, Adobe keynote conflict — a cloud for Flash?
Seth Weintraub / 9to5Mac:
Co-Founder of Siri: Assistant launch is a “World-Changing Event” (Interview) — On Tuesday, Apple will change the way humans interact with electronic devices. All over again. — Perhaps the biggest announcement at Apple's iPhone event on Tuesday will be Assistant, Apple's evolution of the Siri Personal Assistant Software.
Discussion: Gizmodo, iDownloadBlog.com, SlashGear, IntoMobile and Touch Arcade
Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo: This Is How Apple's New iOS 5 Assistant May Work
Eli Hodapp / Touch Arcade: 24 Hours Until the iPhone Press Event
Arnold Kim / MacRumors:
‘iPhone 4S’ 16GB, 32GB, 64GB Listings at Vodafone Germany — Over the past few days, there have been a number of reports of next generation iPhone models appear in various inventories. Both Radio Shack and Cincinnati Bell websites have listed “iPhone 5” entries, fueling speculation …
Discussion: AllThingsD, Business Insider, Gizmodo, Digital Trends, Guardian, AppleInsider, 9to5Mac, Electronista, FreakGeeks, The Next Web, Gizmodo, iPhone Hacks, Gadget Lab, SlashGear, Geek.com, iPhone Buzz, BGR, everythingiCafe, PhoneArena, GottaBeMobile, TechSpot, Business Insider, Softpedia News, iDownloadBlog.com, Ubergizmo, Redmond Pie, TiPb and techblog.dallasnews.com
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD: Breaking: Apple Will Probably Sell a Lot of iPhones
Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo: What to Expect at Apple's iPhone Event Tomorrow
Andrew Couts / Digital Trends: Apple iPhone 5 expected to ‘shatter’ sales records
Charles Arthur / Guardian: Apple iPhone 5 launch still veiled in secrecy
Christian Zibreg / 9to5Mac: Vodafone Germany mentions 16/32/64GB iPhone 4S, 8GB iPhone 4
Absar Abdul Rehman / FreakGeeks: 8GB iPhone 4, 16/32/64 GB iPhone 4S Founded In Vodafone's German Website
Shane McGlaun / SlashGear: iPhone 4S listings hit Vodafone Germany
Matthew Humphries / Geek.com: iPhone 4S 16GB, 32GB and 64GB appear on Vodafone's German website
K. T. Bradford / GottaBeMobile: iPhone 4S Rumors Get Boost From Germany's Vodafone Website
Jose Vilches / TechSpot: Vodafone Germany lists three iPhone 4S models
Ellis Hamburger / Business Insider: Vodafone Germany Leaks Three iPhone 4S Models, Still No Signs Of iPhone 5
Alex Heath / iDownloadBlog.com: iPhone 4S Shows Up in Vodafone Germany Listings with 16GB, 32GB, 64GB Capacities
Oliver Haslam / Redmond Pie: iPhone 4S With 16GB, 32GB And 64GB Memory Capacities Show Up On Vodafone Germany's Website [SCREENSHOT]
Chris Oldroyd / TiPb: Vodafone Germany shows iPhone 4S in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB flavors
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Sean Parker Is Now On Twitter: “Sorry Zuck” — Sean Parker is getting a lot louder. — You've been hearing about him for a decade now — cofounder of Napster and Plaxo, founding President of Facebook, and most recently as an investor (and advocate) of Spotify.
Discussion: The Next Web and @sparker
Courtney Boyd Myers / The Next Web: Sean Parker's First Tweet: “Sorry Zuck”
Greg Sandoval / CNET News:
Rhapsody to acquire Napster (scoop) — Rhapsody, one of the older subscription music services, has now made it official. The company has acquired Napster subscribers and other assets from Best Buy, the companies said today. In a deal that CNET first reported, Rhapsody has acquired Napster's subscribers …
Colleen Taylor / GigaOM: Rhapsody buys Napster to counter its Spotify envy
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: Rhapsody To Acquire Streaming Music Competitor Napster
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent: Rhapsody Is Acquiring Napster From Best Buy
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: Napster's finally dead: Rhapsody to acquire service/subscribers from Best Buy
Tricia Duryee / AllThingsD: Rhapsody Buys Napster Subscribers from Best Buy
Todd Bishop / GeekWire: Breaking: Rhapsody to buy Napster from Best Buy
Roberto Baldwin / Gizmodo: Rhapsody and Napster's Last Ditch Death Embrace
Donald Melanson / Engadget: Rhapsody announces plans to acquire Napster
@danprimack: Rhapsody buying Napster from Best Buy. In related news, Unilever is buying Webvan from Kroegers.
Anupreeta Das / @preetatweets: Rhapsody buying Napster from Best Buy. Why does this piece of news feel like it belongs to another era?
Peter Cohen / The Loop: ∞ Rhapsody to acquire Napster
Google's Schmidt Says Acquisition of Motorola Won't ‘Screw Up’ Android — Google Inc. (GOOG) Chairman Eric Schmidt said the $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. may spur competition among phone makers using its Android software, and the company won't play favorites with its partners.
Discussion: Tech Trader Daily, Gizmodo, PhoneArena, IntoMobile, MobileSyrup.com, Android Phone Fans, AllThingsD, Droid Life, FierceWireless and Electronista
Brent Rose / Gizmodo: Eric Schmidt Swears Google Won't “Screw Up” Android
Phone Arena: Google's Eric Schmidt claims again they won't love Motorola more than the other Android kids
Simon Sage / IntoMobile: Eric Schmidt says Google won't screw up Android ecosystem with Motorola acquisition
Ian Hardy / MobileSyrup.com: Google's Eric Schmidt says Motorola acquisition won't “screw up” Android... “We won't play favorites”
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD: Schmidt: Google Won't Screw Up Android
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
‘Diggnation,’ Popular Web Talk Show, to End in December — Together, Kevin Rose and Alex Albrecht are akin to Oprah for a certain class of tech enthusiasts. — The weekly beta-testing and beer-guzzling show they have hosted for six years, “Diggnation,” adapted the television talk show format …
Discussion: @kevinrose and NBC Bay Area
Ed Bott / @edbott:
Zune HD gets last-minute reprieve. Microsoft employee says removal of device from web page was a mistake, and it's back now
Sam Oliver / AppleInsider:
Microsoft removes, then re-adds Zune HD to its website [u]
Microsoft removes, then re-adds Zune HD to its website [u]
Discussion: All about Microsoft Blog, GeekWire, 9to5Mac, Gizmodo, WinRumors, Electronista, @theromit and Softpedia News
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft Blog: It finally looks to be the end of the road for Microsoft Zune media players
Todd Bishop / GeekWire: Microsoft restores Zune HD page, calls removal a mistake
Christian Zibreg / 9to5Mac: Zune's dead... (or is it?) — As noted by tech journalist Ed Bott …
Sam Biddle / Gizmodo: The Zune Is Gone (Updated: It's Back!)
Romit Mehta / @theromit: Apple-tards laughing at the Zune HD grave need to start digging one for Ping asap. :-)
Joe Hagan / New York Magazine:
Tweet Science — Twitter is building a machine to convert 140 characters on Barack Obama, Ashton Kutcher, narcissism, the struggle for human freedom, and Starbucks into cash—and quick, before its moment passes. Is this asking too much of even the world's best technologists?
Discussion: The Next Web, Felix Salmon, Gizmodo, Business Insider and Stowe Boyd
Sherilynn Macale / The Next Web: Twitter looks to its power users to reinvent advertising
Adrian Covert / Gizmodo: How Twitter Plans to Stay Relevant
Jay Yarow / Business Insider: Morale At Twitter Is Low As Engineers Bolt And The Company Struggles To Turn A Profit
Christian Zibreg / 9to5Mac:
Adobe unveils Adobe Creative Cloud, Photoshop Touch and five other tablet apps — Update: We go hands on with new Adobe Touch Apps! — Adobe Photoshop Touch and five other new iPad apps from Adobe will land on the App Store soon, coming to Android devices in November.
Discussion: VentureBeat, BetaNews, EON, Adobe and Electronista
Heather Kelly / VentureBeat: Adobe's new Creative Cloud service offers fresh ways to collaborate, pay for software
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: Adobe Touch Apps reimage Creative Suite for tablets
Jeff Roberts / paidContent:
Judge Refuses To Halt Facebook's Timeline; Spills New Details — A federal judge refused late on Friday to grant a temporary restraining order to Timelines.com, a Chicago company that says Facebook's timeline service may “eliminate” it. In return, Facebook has promised to limit access for now and to hold back on a full launch.
Discussion: All Facebook, Mashable!, Gizmodo, The Next Web and Marketing Pilgrim
David Cohen / All Facebook: Facebook Timeline Has One Week Time-Out
Drew Olanoff / The Next Web: Facebook Timeline Launch NOT Delayed
John Cook / GeekWire:
IPO window closes, raises fears among venture capitalists — Over the course of the past week, I've bumped into a venture capitalist and a high-tech lawyer who shared with me nearly identical information. Basically, they said things are slowing down. And now here's more evidence of that fact.
Discussion: Betabeat, VatorNews and PE Hub Blog
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat: Venture-Backed IPOs Are Already Feeling That Startup Winter
Hannah Young / VatorNews: Overseas IPOs hot trend for start-ups in Q3
Luisa Beltran / PE Hub Blog: VC-Backed IPOs Plummet 64% in Q3 while M&A Jumps 58%
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Attention Shoppers: Coupons.com Grabs $30M in Funding From Greylock — Among the hot and hyped Web 2.0 scene, not many would pick out 13-year-old digital promotions site, Coupons.com. — But, on the heels of a recent $200 million funding — which valued the quiet Mountain View, Calif. …
Discussion: VentureBeat and VatorNews
Tom Cheredar / VentureBeat: Coupons.com secures $30M from Greylock Partners
Faith Merino / VatorNews: Coupons.com gets first VC investment ever: $30M
Brian / The Tech Erra:
Apple to allow iOS app rentals soon? — After some examinations of various strings in iTunes 10.5 beta 9, @SonnyDickson found some interesting results. — If you look at the below image, you can see that it may soon be possible to rent iOS apps. At the end of the rental period …
Discussion: Mobile Marketing Watch, Ars Technica, 9to5Mac, GigaOM, FreakGeeks, PadGadget, App Advice, The Apple Core Blog, Edible Apple and MacStories
Casey Johnston / Ars Technica: Report: iTunes beta suggests app rentals may be in iOS's future
Christian Zibreg / 9to5Mac: App rentals arriving?
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: App rentals could be on the way for iOS devices
Hamza Tariq / FreakGeeks: Apple To Introduce iOS App Rentals In iOS 5
Bryan M. Wolfe / App Advice: App Rentals Coming Soon?
Jason D. O'Grady / The Apple Core Blog: Could App rentals be a panacea for developers?
Federico Viticci / MacStories: “App Rentals” Coming to iOS?
Michael Learmonth / AdAge:
Murdoch's Tablet Newspaper Experiment The Daily Shows Some Promise — IPad-only Pub Has 120,000 Active Weekly Readers and Is Getting a Boost From Burgeoning Device Market, But Is Still a Long Way From Viable Biz — Can you build a general-news publication exclusively for tablets and gain an audience of paying subscribers?
Discussion: PadGadget, VentureBeat, paidContent and PSFK, more at Mediagazer »
Sean Ludwig / VentureBeat: Tablet newspaper The Daily has 80K paying subscribers
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: Daily Claims 80,000 Paying Subscribers; Majority Opt For Annual Plan
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD:
New Myspace Owners Set to Finally Unveil Their Strategy Today — Specific Media plans to finally describe its plans for former social Web star Myspace as part of Advertising Week in New York on Monday. But instead of a press conference or a product launch, the company will be addressing …
Discussion: VentureBeat, WebProNews, VentureBeat and Electronista
Tom Cheredar / VentureBeat: Myspace to announce strategy at Advertising Week
Chris Crum / WebProNews: New Myspace About to Be Unveiled?
Tom Cheredar / VentureBeat: Myspace to announce future plans at Advertising Week
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
PayPal To Open A Pop-Up Store In New York To Showcase New Payments Technologies — Exclusive-PayPal is going to be setting up a pop-up store in downtown Manhattan, New York to showcase some of the new tools and technologies the payments giant will debut in the next few months.
HP Acquires Control of Autonomy Corporation plc — Positions HP as a leader in fast-growing enterprise information management and data market — HP today announced that it has acquired control of Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU. or AU.L). — Holders of 213,421,299 Autonomy shares …
Discussion: Between the Lines Blog, Reuters and Financial Times
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: HP gains control of Autonomy
Maija Palmer / Financial Times: HP wins control of Autonomy
David DiSalvo / Forbes:
The Fall of Kodak: A Tale of Disruptive Technology and Bad Business — I grew up in a Kodak family. My grandfather worked in the photography dark rooms of a Kodak production facility in Rochester, New York for better than 30 years. My father was a supervisor at Kodak headquarters in downtown Rochester …