Greg Bensinger / Digits:
Apple's New iPhone Won't Run On Fastest Wireless Networks - Sources — The expected introduction Tuesday of Apple's newest iPhone smartphone is sure to bring long lines at the company's stores and breathless technological analysis of its new innovations. One thing it won't bring is the fastest possible downloads.
Discussion: DSLreports, CNET News, AppleInsider, This is my next, MacRumors, 9to5Mac, Business Insider, Electronista, MacPost, PhoneArena, Phone Scoop, MobileBurn.com and Computerworld
DSLreports: New iPhone(s) Won't Support Next-Gen Networks - Contradicting Reports of Mobile WiMax iPhone 5
Roger Cheng / CNET News: New iPhone reportedly won't get 4G
Chris Ziegler / This is my next: WSJ: New iPhone won't support LTE or WiMAX networks
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: No LTE or WiMax for New iPhone, Launch on October 14th?
Steve Kovach / Business Insider: Last Minute Leak: The iPhone 5 Will Not Be 4G
Eric M. Zeman / Phone Scoop: WSJ Says New iPhone Won't Have 4G
Dan Seifert / MobileBurn.com: Apple's new iPhone won't feature 4G says WSJ
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: Computerworld, Tech Trader Daily, Digits, Mobile Marketing Watch, Apple Herald, ITProPortal, Pocket-lint, Appolicious Advisor, MobileWhack.com, paidContent, eWeek, I4U News, Techland, Dice Blog Network, Softpedia News, PhoneArena, Light Reading, Know Your Cell, The Next Web, Technologizer, FT Tech Hub, L.A. Times Tech Blog and LAPTOP Magazine
Tom Loftus / Digits: Tech Today: Apple Announcement Countdown
Radu Tyrsina / ITProPortal: Sprint Desperate For iPhone 5, Makes Huge Deal With Apple
Phil Hornshaw / Appolicious Advisor: One last iPhone rumor: A Sprint-exclusive iPhone 5?
Ingrid Lunden / paidContent: Sprint's Hot $20 Billion iPhone Price Tag Leaves T-Mobile Out In The Cold
Clint Boulton / eWeek: Sprint iPhone 5 Forms Core of Apple Launch
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Sprint gets iPhone 5
Jared Newman / Techland: So That's Why T-Mobile Isn't Getting the iPhone
Vincent Chow / Dice Blog Network: Sprint Bets $20 Billion on iPhone Over 4 Years
Dan Jones / Light Reading: Apple Picking: Before the iPhone Launch
Ed Oswald / Technologizer: Did Sprint Sell Its Soul for the iPhone?
Phill Tutt / FT Tech Hub: Sprint said to commit to buy 30.5m iPhones
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Apple iPhone 5: Reviewing the rumors before the debut
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: 9to5Mac, GeekWire, Digital Trends, TechEye, PC Magazine, InfoWorld, Fortune, GottaBeMobile, memeburn, Network World, Techland, AllThingsD, Computerworld, MacDailyNews, App Advice, Technologizer, MacRumors, Softpedia News, I4U News, Shiny Objects, iPhone Alley, SlashPhone, blog.chron.com, PhoneArena, Deadline.com, Apple Herald, Geeky-Gadgets, GigaOM, NBC Bay Area, Business Insider, MobileWhack.com and Cult of Mac
Christian Zibreg / 9to5Mac: WSJ: The new iPhone won't support Sprint's 4G WiMax network
Peter Pachal / PC Magazine: What to Expect From Apple's iPhone 5 Event
Eric Knorr / InfoWorld: Move over, iPhone 4: Apple introduces the iPhone 5
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: Handicapping the iPhone rumors
Steven Norris / memeburn: 5 predictions for tonight's iPhone launch
Yoni Heisler / Network World: iPhone 5 launch day rumor roundup
Doug Aamoth / Techland: What to Expect from the Apple Announcement Today
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD: Coming Up: Apple's “Let's Talk iPhone” Event, LIVE
MacDailyNews: If you think Sprint is getting iPhone 5 US exclusive, there's a nice bridge in Brooklyn...
Bryan M. Wolfe / App Advice: On Second Thought, This iPhone 5 To Sprint Story Is Still Crazy
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Your Last Chance to Read, Rate, and Spread Rumors About the Next iPhone
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Apple to Offer iPhone 3GS Free on Contract?
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: iPhone 4S plus Assistant is what beats Android?
Brian Caulfield / Shiny Objects: Latest Wild Rumor: Sprint To Get iPhone 5 Exclusive
Michael DeLisi / iPhone Alley: Twas the Night Before, Final Predictions?
Effie Tjhai / SlashPhone: Sprint Getting iPhone 5 As An Exclusive
Dwight Silverman / blog.chron.com: Liveblog: Apple's next iPhone
Apple Herald: Sprint Blocks iPhone 5 EXCLUSIVELY, Commits to Buy 30 Million iPhones For Worth $20 Billion
Roland Hutchinson / Geeky-Gadgets: iPhone 5 To Be Exclusive To Sprint In $20 Billion Deal?
Om Malik / GigaOM: Why Sprint's iPhone 5 gamble is not that crazy
Steve Kovach / Business Insider: Our Expectations For The iPhone 5 Event Have Completely Flipped Since Last Week
Jeff Baker / MobileWhack.com: iPhone 5 Coming Exclusively to Sprint?
John Brownlee / Cult of Mac: BGR Is Crazypants, Says iPhone 5 Is Exclusive To Sprint
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo:
Unbelievably Wild, Crazy Ass iPhone Rumor: The iPhone 5 Is Sprint Exclusive With WiMax 4G, and Other Fanboy Fantasies
Unbelievably Wild, Crazy Ass iPhone Rumor: The iPhone 5 Is Sprint Exclusive With WiMax 4G, and Other Fanboy Fantasies
Discussion: MacRumors, Between the Lines Blog, L.A. Times Tech Blog, GottaBeMobile, Techland, I4U News and Softpedia News
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: 'Let's Talk iPhone' Rumor Roundup
Zack Whittaker / Between the Lines Blog: Today's launch points to an ‘emerging market’ iPhone
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Sprint reportedly buying 30.5 million iPhones from Apple
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Sprint iPhone 5 4G exclusive to Sprint?
Michael Arrington / UNCRUNCHED:
Welcome To CrunchFund, MG Siegler — I want to welcome MG Siegler as our newest general partner at CrunchFund. MG, who I worked with for several years at TechCrunch, will join me and Patrick Gallagher in the next couple of weeks. More on this shortly. Update: MG's post with details on his decision is here.
Discussion: @danprimack, Fortune, @semilshah, @jasonkincaid, @jacob, @robinwauters, @davemcclure, @parislemon, @joshk, @johnhcook, @arrington, @rsarver, @tristanwalker, @hunterwalk, @danprimack, @paulcarr, @sarahlane and @parislemon
@danprimack: .@parislemon may really represent next gen of tech VCs: Young & connected. Currently matters more than biz/finance experience.
Dan Primack / Fortune: Q&A with MG Siegler: From blogger to VC
Semil Shah / @semilshah: CrunchFund partners already have incredible distribution through Twitter, moreso than many VC firms combined.
Jason Kincaid / @jasonkincaid: That's me getting sentimental. Congrats @parislemon! By the way, did you notice how awesome my hair was? Seriously.
Jacob Mullins / @jacob: Congratulations @parislemon! I'm so looking forward to collaborating together to find, fund, & help create the next gen of amazing startups.
Dave McClure / @davemcclure: great move @arrington hiring @parislemon — now u don't have 2 do any real work ;)
MG Siegler / @parislemon: While she didn't get to break my news, I have to give credit to @lizgannes who had it, but reached out as a courtesy. Classy.
Josh Kopelman / @joshk: @ParisLemon congrats on making the move to VC! Will you review startup pitches in haiku like you do movies? http://t.co/VkpAdJhB
John Cook / @johnhcook: @parislemon isn't the only journalist-turned VC. Remember, Michael Moritz of Sequoia once worked as a reporter at Time.
Michael Arrington / @arrington: awkward moment at CrunchFund partner meeting today - “uh, no, MG, we can't invest the entire fund in Apple stock” :-)
Ryan Sarver / @rsarver: So excited for @parislemon and his move to CrunchFund. He has an amazing intuition for startups and can't wait to see what he does as a VC
Tristan Walker / @tristanwalker: first, congrats @parislemon! Second, how is AOL letting this happen?! @arrington is winning. And winning big.
Hunter Walk / @hunterwalk: So @parislemon deciding to not answer email for a mth was just a dry run for a VC role ;-)
@danprimack: Wow. @parislemon joins CrunchFund. http://t.co/CcuoWlKi Did LPs know he'd be the 3rd partner? Did they know there would be a 3rd partner?
Paul Carr / @paulcarr: Huge congratulations to @parislemon on the new gig. Really smart move by him, @arrington and CrunchFund.
Sarah Lane / @sarahlane: @parislemon not for long, ya big VC
MG Siegler / @parislemon: Quiet night in London. Too quiet.
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
MG Siegler Will Become Our Apple Columnist, And Join CrunchFund As A VC — When I first reached out to MG Siegler to join TechCrunch two and a half years ago, I knew he was an amazing talent who could help cement our place as the premier technology blog on the Internet.
Discussion: @gaberivera, @arrington, @erickschonfeld, @kevinrose, Gawker, @joehewitt, @paulcarr and paidContent, more at Mediagazer »
Gabe Rivera / @gaberivera: Techmeme's Law of Conservation for Good Writers: good writers are never lost from Techmeme, they just change form.
Michael Arrington / @arrington: 3 of the top 4 tech writers all time on techmeme are now venture capitalists. Erick needs a new job. http://t.co/UaCsuDnU
Erick Schonfeld / @erickschonfeld: For some reason everyone now wants to be a TechCrunch columnist.
Kevin Rose / @kevinrose: HUGE!!! Congrats all! “@shervin: @parislemon and @arrington, huge congrats! MG, welcome to the VC world! Very proud of you.”
Ryan Tate / Gawker: The Insane Temptations of Two Tech Bloggers
Joe Hewitt / @joehewitt: @parislemon don't know what you were thinking giving up your career at AOL.
Paul Carr / @paulcarr: “MG Siegler Will Become Our Apple Columnist, And Join CrunchFund As A VC” <— Impressive to bury a lede in a headline
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: The Latest From TechCrunch (You Cannot Make This Stuff Up)
CrunchFund ? — The Uncrunching of Techcrunch.
CrunchFund ? — The Uncrunching of Techcrunch.
MG Siegler / parislemon: On The Next Venture
Robert Scoble / Google+:
Will tomorrow be Steve Jobs' last big thing? — I read all the press reports, like this one on CNET, about what Apple is announcing tomorrow http://news.cnet.com/8301-27076_3- 20114545-248/what-to-expect-from-apples - iphone-event/ or the others here on Techmeme: http://www.techmeme.com/111003/ p13#a111003p13 …
Discussion: The Next Web, 9to5Mac, TechFlash, AllThingsD, Business Insider, iDownloadBlog.com, iPhone Hacks, Bloomberg, Softpedia News, 9to5Mac, Fonehome, TiPb, Edible Apple, CNET News, 9to5Mac, Computerworld, BGR and PadGadget
Matt Brian / The Next Web: Apple will launch the iPhone 4S today; 8-megapixel camera, improved optics and new GPS features
Christian Zibreg / 9to5Mac: TNW: iPhone 4S will have “more definitive GPS features”, teardrop iPhone 5 just a prototype
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD: Even If He's Not at Apple Event, Steve Jobs Sure Knows How to Put on a Show
Dylan Love / Business Insider: Here Are The Leaked Specs For The iPhone 4S
Adam Satariano / Bloomberg: Apple May Unveil Voice-Recognition Technology With New IPhone
Seth Weintraub / 9to5Mac: Apple will NOT stream tomorrow's iPhone event
Edible Apple: Robert Scoble anticipates monster Facebook announcement tomorrow along with new DirecTV style app for the iPad
Jillian / PadGadget: Apple Releasing a New iPad Video App?
Elizabeth Woyke / Mobilized:
iPhone Trade-Ins Seen Increasing Five-Fold With Launch Of Long Awaited iPhone 5 — Trade-ins of old iPhones are at unprecedented levels in anticipation of Apple's iPhone 5 announcement — How excited are people for the new iPhone that Apple is expected to announce later today?
Discussion: MacDailyNews and PC World
Jay Yarow / Business Insider:
Apple Expected To “Shatter” Single Day Sales Record With New iPhone 5
Apple Expected To “Shatter” Single Day Sales Record With New iPhone 5
Discussion: AllThingsD, Cult of Mac, AppleInsider, Mashable! and MacDailyNews
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD: 2012: A 107 Million iPhone Year?
Ed Sutherland / Cult of Mac: The iPhone 5 Expected to “Shatter” Single Day Sales Record
Christina Warren / Mashable!: iPhone 5 Expected to Shatter Sales Records [REPORT]
Apple rejects Samsung offer to help end Australia dispute — (Reuters) - Apple Inc has rejected an offer from South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co to help settle their tablet-computer dispute in Australia, hoping for an important court victory there in its global campaign of patent litigation.
Discussion: paidContent, GigaOM, 9to5Mac, DailyTech, Inquirer, CNET News, Guardian, MobileBurn.com, Softpedia News, T3 News, TechEye, The Next Web, Neowin.net, Engadget and Gizmodo
Ingrid Lunden / paidContent: Apple Goes For A Shutout In Australia, Says No To Samsung's Galaxy Tab Deal
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: Apple turns down Samsung's offer in tablet face-off
Christian Zibreg / 9to5Mac: In Sydney, Apple turns down olive branch from Samsung
Lawrence Latif / Inquirer: Apple rejects Samsung's Galaxy Tab offer
Steven Musil / CNET News: Apple rejects Samsung's settlement offer in Australia
Charles Arthur / Guardian: Apple rejects Samsung offer of quick settlement of tablet row in Australia
Dan Seifert / MobileBurn.com: Apple denies Samsung's offer in Australia
Joe Svetlik / T3 News: Apple rejects Samsung's settlement offer
Nick Farrell / TechEye: Apple refuses to settle Samsung spat
John Callaham / Neowin.net: Apple rejects Samsung Australian offer
Amar Toor / Engadget: Apple rejects Samsung's settlement offer in Australia, seeks to ‘maintain the status quo’
Kelly Hodgkins / Gizmodo: Apple's Australian Legal Team Says No To Samsung's Peace Offering
Joe Schneider / Bloomberg:
Samsung Says It May Scrap Australia Tablet Plans If Ban Persists — Oct. 4 (Bloomberg) — Samsung Electronics Co., locked in patent disputes with Apple Inc., may scrap the release of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia unless it wins approval to sell its newest tablet computer in the next two weeks, a lawyer said.
Discussion: PC Magazine, Electronista, ITProPortal, The Next Web and Sammy Hub
Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine: Samsung Might Ditch Plans to Sell Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia
Erica Thinesen / ITProPortal: Samsung Debating Whether to Offer Galaxy Tab 10.0 in Australia if Legal Battle with Apple Continues
Sean Buckley / Engadget:
HTC confirms security hole, says patch is incoming — HTC held true to its promise to look into the security vulnerability that surfaced over the weekend, an apparent glitch that allows any app requesting internet access to take a peek at a user account information, GPS location, system logs, and other potentially private data.
Ryan Whitwam / ExtremeTech: How HTC accidentally exposed Android users to a massive security vulnerability
Chris Davies / SlashGear: HTC working on OTA Android privacy fix
Matthew Humphries / Geek.com: HTC admits its Android phones have a major security issue
John Callaham / Neowin.net: HTC confirms security issue with Android app
Nidhi Subbaraman / Fast Company: Welcome To Apple Day, Microsoft Buries Zune, New Hope For Californian Rare Earths?, HTC To Issue Security Patch
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: HTC Admits Security Flaw, Promises a Quick Fix
Ian Hardy / MobileSyrup.com: HTC admits security vulnerability in various Android devices, OTA update coming soon
Matt Brian / The Next Web: HTC confirms Android security issue, vows to release over-the-air update soon
Dan Seifert / MobileBurn.com: HTC Android smartphones getting security fix
Tom Warren / WinRumors:
Microsoft confirms Zune HD death, “we will no longer be producing Zune players” — Microsoft has officially confirmed the death of its Zune player devices. — The software giant removed references to the Zune HD from its Zune site on Monday and later claimed that the removal was “a mistake.”
Discussion: Computerworld, Ars Technica, ZDNet, Inquirer, PC Magazine, Gizmodo, VentureBeat, BGR, GeekWire, Mashable!, Business Insider, AppleInsider, Seattle Times, Ubergizmo, TechCrunch, Gizmodo, WMPoweruser, TechNet Blogs, @asymco, TechSpot, DailyTech, Engadget, The Next Web, thinq_ and Softpedia News
Casey Johnston / Ars Technica: Five years later, Zune's troubled journey comes to an end
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / ZDNet: Microsoft: Zune HD is dead
Dave Neal / Inquirer: Microsoft stops Zune production
Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine: Microsoft Kills the Zune
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Microsoft kills the Zune HD (for real this time)
Zach Epstein / BGR: Microsoft pulls plug on Zune hardware
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Microsoft Retires Zune on Eve of iPhone Announcement
Dylan Love / Business Insider: DING DONG: The Zune Is Finally Dead
Janet I. Tu / Seattle Times: Zune player appears to be officially dead
George Wong / Ubergizmo: Microsoft: Zune players officially dead
Devin Coldewey / TechCrunch: Microsoft Puts The Zune Down The Memory Hole
Kyle Wagner / Gizmodo: The Zune Player Is Dead (For Real This Time)
Horace Dediu / @asymco: Yesterday Microsoft denied that Zune was being discontinued. Today it confirmed that Zune has been discontinued.
Tiffany Kaiser / DailyTech: Microsoft Zune Players Are Officially Dead
Sean Buckley / Engadget: Zune is dead, long live Zune
Matt Brian / The Next Web: Microsoft confirms it will no longer produce Zune players, shifts focus to Windows Phone
Gareth Halfacree / thinq_: Microsoft waves goodbye to the Zune Player
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Patent Troll Says Anyone Using WiFi Infringes; Won't Sue Individuals ‘At This Stage’ — Just as some in the copyright trolling business are lowering their settlement fees, but making it up in volume, it appears there's a similar effort under way on the patent trolling side of the world.
Discussion: Gizmodo, DSLreports, Techland, The Pondering Primate, Fudzilla, GottaBeMobile, The Register, SlashGear and Slashdot
DSLreports: Wi-Fi Patent Troll Won't Sue Individual Users...Yet - After Cashing in On Coffee Shops, Hotels and Restaurants
Scott P. Shaffer / The Pondering Primate: WiFi Patent Troll Threatens To Sue Anyone Using WiFi
Nick Farrell / Fudzilla: Wi-Fi could be killed by a troll
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile: Patent Troll Leaves Door Open to Sue Home WiFi Users
Richard Chirgwin / The Register: Innovatio targets Wi-Fi users with patent suits
Shane McGlaun / SlashGear: Grumpy Ol' WiFi patent troll slinks out from under bridge
Yoni Heisler / Network World:
Steve Jobs gave Barack Obama an iPad 2 “a little bit early” — Being the “Commander in Chief” has its perks, like getting an iPad 2 directly from Steve Jobs a few weeks before launch — It's no secret that the Obama administration tends to be a bit Apple-centric.
Discussion: Hillicon Valley, AppleInsider, The Next Web and TUAW
Gautham Nagesh / Hillicon Valley: News Bites: iPhone 5 debuts Tuesday
Drew Olanoff / The Next Web: Presidential perks: Steve Jobs personally handed Obama a pre-release iPad 2
Victor Agreda, Jr / TUAW: Steve Jobs gave President Obama a pre-release iPad 2
Facebook Re-Enables Controversial Tracking Cookie — In May of this year the Wall Street Journal reported that Facebook like buttons and other website widgets were setting cookies on visiting browsers. This cookie could then be read later and used to track the user across different web properties and back to the Facebook site.
Discussion: Friending Facebook Blog, Gawker, thinq_, ExchangeWire.com and New Media Age
Emil Protalinski / Friending Facebook Blog: Facebook tracking cookie returns, according to hacker
Ryan Tate / Gawker: Facebook's Tracking Scandal Is Mushrooming
Gareth Halfacree / thinq_: Facebook caught tracking its users again
ExchangeWire.com: Cookie Directive: How To Kill Off European Publishers; While Giving A Monster Monopoly A Competitive Advantage
Charlotte McEleny / New Media Age: Facebook ‘tracking cookie’ found still in use
Megan Barnett / Fortune:
Marissa Mayer: I thought Google had a 2% chance of success — What makes a company innovative? Start with empowering your employees. — Google's Marissa Mayer, center, and Lululemon CEO Christine Day, right — FORTUNE — Several things drew Marissa Mayer to Google in 1999 …
Verne G. Kopytoff / New York Times:
Yahoo Aims to Create a Voice for Its Media Sites — One company dominates online news, sports and finance. It has more visitors to its news site than the runner-up in the category, CNN, more in sports than ESPN and more in finance than Dow Jones, owner of The Wall Street Journal.
Discussion: GigaOM, Media Decoder and paidContent, more at Mediagazer »
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: Yahoo plus ABC: Big, important — and doomed
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder: ABC News and Yahoo News Announce Deal to Share Content
David Kaplan / paidContent: Updated: Yahoo Teams - Yet Again - With ABC News On Original Video Series
Ryan Lawler / GigaOM:
AOL drops big bucks on original web video — AOL has seen a ton of growth in its video properties over the last year or so, and is looking to bolster that part of its business even more, with a slate of web original content designed to capture viewer attention and steal TV ad dollars.
Discussion: VentureBeat, AOL Corp and MediaPost
John Brownlee / Cult of Android:
Leaked Sales Numbers Suggest Amazon Kindle Fire On Track To Outsell iPad [Exclusive] — Six weeks before it officially goes on sale, Amazon's $199 Kindle Fire is shaping up to be the biggest tablet launch ever... and Cult of Android has the numbers to prove it.
Discussion: Geek.com, Inquirer, OStatic blogs, Pocketables, Electronista and GottaBeMobile
Matthew Humphries / Geek.com: Kindle Fire pre-orders exceeding 2,000 per hour
Kate O'Flaherty / Inquirer: Kindle Fire pre-orders top 95,000
Calob Horton / Pocketables: Amazon Kindle Fire preorders reach 100,000 on day one
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD:
Exclusive: Here's Myspace's New Pitch Deck: Music, Youth Culture and “Steadied” Traffic — Today and tomorrow Specific Media-owned Myspace is at Advertising Week with investor Justin Timberlake in tow to pitch its new agenda to marketers. The company declined to make execs available …
Discussion: memeburn, Electronista and Gizmodo
Mvelase Peppetta / memeburn: MySpace owners Specific Media and Justin Timberlake unveil new strategy
Kelly Hodgkins / Gizmodo: Myspace Wants To Become The Quintessential Online Music Hub
David / TmoNews:
T-Mobile Preparing For Super November With Multiple Smartphone And Tablet Launches — If you've been eagerly waiting to hear just what exactly T-Mobile has in store for their November 2nd super-mega-launch day since we first brought you word 48 hours ago then the above image should be exactly what the doctor ordered.
Discussion: Engadget, Android Phone Fans, Softpedia News, Know Your Cell, WMPoweruser, WPCentral.com and AndroidGuys
Terrence O'Brien / Engadget: LG myTouch phones listed as ‘coming soon’ to T-Mobile with suspect specs
Chris Chavez / Android Phone Fans: Leaked T-Mobile Roadmap Reveals Multiple Smartphone and Tablet Releases For The Holidays
Daniel Rubino / WPCentral.com: T-Mobile set to launch HTC Radar 4G on November 2nd
Apple may face suit over search for unreleased iPhone — Cava22, the San Francisco bar where another unreleased iPhone went missing. — Sergio Calderon, the 22-year-old San Francisco man who accused Apple employees of impersonating police officers while searching his house for an unreleased iPhone, has hired a lawyer.
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft board gives Ballmer a 2% pay increase, says he's underpaid — Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. (Microsoft photo) — Microsoft's annual proxy statement was just issued via the Securities and Exchange Commission. We're still going through the fine print, but in one of the most …
Discussion: InfoWorld, The Register, Bloomberg, AllThingsD, WinRumors, Reuters and GMSV
Woody Leonhard / InfoWorld: When it comes to Microsoft stock, it's good to be Steve
Brid-Aine Parnell / The Register: Ballmer: Uninspiring performance and a small package
Arik Hesseldahl / AllThingsD: Steve Ballmer Gets a “B” Grade From Microsoft's Board
Bill Rigby / Reuters: Microsoft CEO bonus lags on phone, tablet results
Levi Sumagaysay / GMSV: Quoted: on ‘underpaid’ Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer
Phil Wolff / Skype Journal:
Should the US have OK'd Microsoft's purchase of Skype? Should the EU? — The European Commission will make a statement on the Microsoft-Skype deal on or before this Friday, 7 October 2011. — Skype is too big to slip under regulatory radar. — Skype was all promise in 2003. Now it is achievement.