Surur / WMPoweruser:
Leaked Windows Phone Roadmap gives us a peek into the future — For those who wonder what Microsoft's game plan with Windows Phone is, this leaked roadmap should at least provide some pointers, up to date as of October 2011. — It lays the foundation with the release of Windows Phone 7 as a high end, differentiated product.
Discussion: eWeek, parislemon, LAPTOP Magazine, DailyTech, Microsoft Watch, Geek.com, Business Insider, WpxboxWpxbox, VR-Zone, The Register, Asa Dotzler, Pulse2, VentureBeat, MobileBurn.com, IntoMobile, Pocketables, PhoneArena, The Verge, TechCrunch, MobileSyrup.com, The Next Web, Softpedia News, GottaBeMobile, nokiagadgets.com, Gizmodo UK, Digital Trends, PopHerald Technology News, Pocket-lint, Neowin.net, Electronista, pocketnow.com, Windows Phone Daily and My Nokia Blog
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Windows Phone Road Map Details ‘Tango,’ ‘Apollo’
Will Shanklin / Geek.com: Windows Phone roadmap confirms tentative strategy
Steve Kovach / Business Insider: Is This The Plan That Will Save Windows Phone 7?
Siang Liang / VR-Zone: Windows Phone updates, Tango and Apollo, coming soon
Iain Thomson / The Register: Microsoft mum on leaked Phone OS plans
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Windows Phone OS Roadmap Leaks
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Leaked Windows Phone roadmap reveals Tango, Apollo update plans
Calob Horton / Pocketables: Windows Phone Tango update coming Q2, Apollo coming Q4?
Chris Velazco / TechCrunch: Does Microsoft Really Need A Windows Superphone?
Daniel Bader / MobileSyrup.com: Microsoft looking to Q2 2012 for Tango release, next version of Windows Phone
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: Painfully excluded from WP7′s roadmap: Nokia
Mario Aguilar / Gizmodo UK: What Are The Windows “Superphones” Coming Late 2012?
Jeffrey Van Camp / Digital Trends: Dissecting the Windows Phone roadmap: What to expect from Tango and Apollo updates
Carlo Raphael Diokno / PopHerald Technology News: Microsoft's Windows Phone passes 50K apps mark
Rik Henderson / Pocket-lint: Leaked Windows Phone roadmap shows WP7 Apollo coming 2012
Byron Hinson / Neowin.net: Windows Phone roadmap leak shows Tango/Apollo details
Stephen Schenck / pocketnow.com: Windows Phone Timeline Leak Shows Scheduled Tango, Apollo Plans
Saad Hashmi / Windows Phone Daily: Leaked roadmap points to Q2 2012 release for Tango, Q4 2012 for Apollo ‘superphones’
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Windows Phone: Apollo ‘superphones’ coming in 2012
Windows Phone: Apollo ‘superphones’ coming in 2012
Discussion: Softpedia News and PopHerald Technology News
Carlo Raphael Diokno / PopHerald Technology News: Windows Phone Tango and Apollo schedule leak online
Golden Age of Tech Blogging Done? I Couldn't Disagree More — I'm a big fan of Jeremiah Owyang's market analysis but I think he missed the point on this one, big time. He recently wrote a post on how the Golden Age of tech blogging is over. No way. Unless of course, he means we're about to enter the platinum age.
Discussion: Brian Solis, @dannysullivan, SiliconFilter, @ricmacnz and @rafat, more at Mediagazer »
Danny Sullivan / @dannysullivan: And freaking hell, if the “first wave” of tech blogging was like 2005, what was I doing in 1996, the pre-wave? http://t.co/rrtYqkew
Frederic Lardinois / SiliconFilter: The Golden Age of Tech Blogging Is Just Getting Started
Richard MacManus / @ricmacnz: http://t.co/tXayhT8c I don't agree with everything Sarah says, but she's spot on re UI and long-form blogging. @RWW has big plans on both.
Rafat Ali / @rafat: 3 future-of-tech-blogging-navelgazers you may want to read: http://t.co/Pv95wt6Z http://t.co/61hkzsbO http://t.co/7MlH5Dun
Jeremiah Owyang / Web Strategy:
End of an Era: The Golden Age of Tech Blogging is Over — That's right. We're at the end of an important period. The tech blogosphere as we know it, is over. — Four Trends Show the End of this Era: — Like the film industry, the Golden Era is the emergence period, when fresh innovation in a new medium is born.
Discussion: gapingvoid, Black Web 2.0, @alexia, Daily Patricia, @dannysullivan, Joho the Blog, @wired, SmoothSpan Blog, Marshall Kirkpatrick's Blog, @thatdrew, @alexia, @scottros, @sjcobrien, @fredericl, Mark Evans Tech and @rafat, Thanks:chrissaad
Hugh MacLeod / gapingvoid: Oh No! Blogging is REALLY, REALLY dead this time!!!!!! :D
Wayne Sutton / Black Web 2.0: Don't Worry About the Golden Age of Tech Blogging and Focus on the Future of Blogging
Alexia Tsotsis / @alexia: @dannysullivan @techmeme Every single writer under the age of 35 looks at that s**t and is like, “Whatever.”
Danny Sullivan / @dannysullivan: you know it's slow when a story about tech blogging being over (no, it's not) becomes a top @techmeme item http://t.co/vjNK1Y5t
@wired: Saying “The golden age of tech blogging is over” feels a bit like saying “This party is over because these people I don't know showed up.”
Bob Warfield / SmoothSpan Blog: The Golden Era of Tech Blogging is Over? Hogwash!
Marshall Kirkpatrick / Marshall Kirkpatrick's Blog: The Next Era of Tech Blogging: 3 Things That Could Make it Better
Drew Olanoff / @thatdrew: Golden Era of Tech blogging over = “I only read tweets now”
Alexia Tsotsis / @alexia: “Something Is Over.” “No It's Not.” There you go, opinion blogging.
Scott Rosenberg / @scottros: And silly me I thought the golden age of tech blogging was the late '90s/early oughts! http://t.co/9tSfPs3O
Chris O'Brien / @sjcobrien: Here we go with the annual “Blogging is Dead” debate: The Golden Age of Tech Blogging is Over http://t.co/mFowb5iZ via @jowyang
Frederic Lardinois / @fredericl: things are changing, no doubt, but I disagree that “The Golden Age of Tech Blogging is Over.” http://t.co/jI348zsn
Rafat Ali / @rafat: “Long gone is scrappy new media entrepreneur who built a decent sized empire.” Only if your world is those 5 people http://t.co/Pv95wt6Z
Neil Hughes / AppleInsider:
Apple wants to offer television subscribers customized channel lineups — Apple's anticipated full-fledged television set could offer Internet-based content subscriptions with customized channel lineups, if the company has its way. — Customized programming is said to be one of Apple's …
Discussion: AllThingsD, MacRumors, Fortune, VatorNews, WebProNews, Macgasm, MacDailyNews and Tech Trader Daily
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD: Apple Television Must Crack the Customizable Content Code, Too
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune: Steve Jobs' disruptive best-of-television service, revisited
Nathan Pensky / VatorNews: Awesomely improved Apple TV expected in 2012
Shaylin Clark / WebProNews: Apple iTV May Bring Custom Channel Lineups
Joshua Schnell / Macgasm: Apple Television rumors: same crap, different pile
Nicholas Sparks / MacDailyNews: Analyst: Apple looks to offer television subscribers customized channel lineups
Jordan Kahn / 9to5Mac:
Apple reportedly still mulling iTV chip manufacturer, late 2012 launch again rumored
Apple reportedly still mulling iTV chip manufacturer, late 2012 launch again rumored
Discussion: DigiTimes, Techie Buzz, VentureBeat, O'Grady's PowerPage, Mobile, Electronista, GigaOM, SlashGear, Computerworld, Softpedia News and iPhone in Canada Blog
Parth Dhebar / Techie Buzz: Apple TV May Run on Custom-built Chips
Chris Barylick / O'Grady's PowerPage: Rumor: Apple developing specialized CPUs for HDTV units
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: Chipmakers said to be bidding on Apple iTV contracts
Shane McGlaun / SlashGear: Apple TV/iTV rumor mill churns out more firms that may win supply contracts
Jonny Evans / Computerworld: Apple 2012 rumor: iTV Q2, iPad 3 Q1, iPhone 5 Q4
Sean Captain / Threat Level:
Occupy Geeks Are Building a Facebook for the 99% — Protesters volunteering for the internet and information boards of the Occupy Wall Street protest work and broadcast from their media center in Zuccotti Plaza on Oct. 2, 2011. Photo: Bryan Derballa for Wired.com — “I don't want to say we're making our own Facebook.
Discussion: Mashable!, PC Magazine, ZDNet and TG Daily
Leslie Horn / PC Magazine: Occupy Nerds Building Their Own Facebook Alternative
Charlie Osborne / ZDNet: Occupy Facebook: A new social network for the 99%
Trent Nouveau / TG Daily: OccupyWallStreet wants an alternative Facebook
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Exclusive: Groupon Acquires Stealth Silicon Valley Startup Campfire Labs — Groupon has continued its (talent) acquisition spree with the recent purchase of a hot Silicon Valley startup before they even launched - and with extremely little fanfare. — We've learned that Campfire Labs …
Discussion: VentureBeat, AllThingsD and Business Insider
Jolie O'Dell / VentureBeat: Groupon may have acquired stealth startup Campfire Labs
MG Siegler / parislemon:
The Definition Of Open Is... Missing — A few minutes ago, Android chief Andy Rubin sent out his 6th tweet. A milestone. Never mind that they're all self-serving promotion with Rubin never responding to anything or really giving anything in the way of context. They're all awesome. Kudos.
Discussion: Business Insider, DeWitt Clinton, Electronista, @gaberivera, @mattcutts, @drance, @parislemon, IntoMobile, VentureBeat, WebProNews, All New Musings, 9to5Google, TechCrunch and PhoneArena
DeWitt Clinton / Google+: The relocated definition of open: — $ repo init -u https …
Gabe Rivera / @gaberivera: @mattcutts @arubin deleting a much-covered, highly symbolic first tweet without comment still seems notable, url change or not. :-P
Matt Cutts / @mattcutts: @parislemon See https://t.co/kT7QhjyG for new cmd. I get the feeling you're experimenting w/Techmeme like a cat with a ball of string. :)
Matt Drance / @drance: @graiz @parislemon Another reason to have never posted it. http://t.co/jfgUxGCQ
MG Siegler / @parislemon: BREAKING: @arubin sends 6th tweet. SPOILER: pretty much the same as the previous 5. “Android rocks. Don't talk to me.”
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: There were 3.7 million Android activations in two days
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Android had a merry Christmas weekend with 3.7M activations
Ewan Spence / All New Musings: The loss of Android's “open” definition is more likely a server issue than an evil plan
Seth Weintraub / 9to5Google: Andy Rubin: There were 3.7M Android devices activated on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat:
Tough negotiator: HP wanted $1.2B for webOS and Palm's assets (exclusive) — $1.2 billion. That's how much HP paid for Palm last year, and it's also how much the company was trying to sell its Palm assets for over the latter half of 2011, VentureBeat has learned.
Discussion: BGR, parislemon, Business Insider, The Verge, SlashGear, PhoneArena, Pulse2, Pocketables and Electronista, Thanks:devindra
Todd Haselton / BGR: HP reportedly tried to offload Palm assets for $1.2 billion
Steve Kovach / Business Insider: REPORT: HP Tried To Sell Palm For $1.2 Billion
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: HP Wanted $1.2 Billion For webOS and Palm
Calob Horton / Pocketables: HP would've sold webOS and Palm assets for $1.2 billion
Peter Burrows / Bloomberg:
Apple May Hurt Shareholders With Patent War — Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple (AAPL) Inc., told his biographer that he'd rather wage “thermonuclear war” with Google Inc. than make deals to share its technology with the maker of the Android operating system. — That was no empty threat.
Discussion: parislemon, AppleInsider, GigaOM, 9to5Mac, PhoneArena, Electronista, The Loop, The Register, MacRumors, Tech Trader Daily, Business Insider, MacNN, MacDailyNews, iDownloadBlog.com and The Orange View
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: Is it time for Apple's patent war to end?
Jordan Kahn / 9to5Mac: Should Apple keep paying lawyers or settle for $10 royalty per Android device and keep innovating?
Murray Coleman / Tech Trader Daily: Is Apple Hurting Investors With Patent Wars?
Steve Kovach / Business Insider: If Apple Can't Block Android Phone Sales, It'll Make Them Pay Instead
Aaron Pressman / The Orange View: Weighing Apple's patent war gains and losses
Horace Dediu / asymco:
Discerning Apple's international product positioning through the big Mac index — Thanks to all those who contributed to the big Mac index there is a substantial amount of pricing data available in one location. — The analysis that I hoped to perform on the data was to see if Apple …
Monica Chen / DigiTimes:
Intel to unveil 22nm Ivy Bridge processors on April 8, say Taiwan PC makers — Intel plans to release a total of 25 models of its 22nm Ivy Bridge processors, including 17 CPUs for desktops and eight for notebooks and ultrabooks on or around April 8, 2012, according to PC makers in Taiwan.
Discussion: MacRumors, O'Grady's PowerPage, iPhone, dailywireless.org, VR-Zone, TechSpot, Softpedia News, 9to5Mac, Electronista, SlashGear, Fudzilla and iClarified
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Ivy Bridge Processors Launching as Early as April 8?
Chris Barylick / O'Grady's PowerPage: Rumor: Intel Ivy Bridge-equipped Mac notebooks to launch April 8th, 2012, sport ample new features
J.R. Bookwalter / iPhone: Wednesday Recap: Ivy Bridge April, Apple TV Processors, AirPlay for Google TV
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: Intel's Medfield: Ready for Phones & Tablets?
LG Nilsson / VR-Zone: Ivy Bridge reportedly launching on the 8th of April
Shawn Knight / TechSpot: Intel to launch 22nm Ivy Bridge processors on April 8
Jordan Kahn / 9to5Mac: Report: Intel releasing Ivy Bridge CPUs April 8, will likely land in future Macs
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Khan Academy Jumps To 4M Uniques Per Month (Up 4X From Last Year) — Oh, how I love Reddit AMA (Ask-Me-Anything) posts. In almost all cases, the inherent down-to-earth nature of a community-driven interview leads the most interesting of people to open up in genuine, honest ways that they otherwise might not in a one-on-one interview.
MG Siegler / parislemon:
Dear Google+ — Earlier today I noticed something funny. My Google profile picture — the picture associated with my Gmail account, my GChat account, my Google+ account, etc — had vanished. A bug? Nope. — It turns out, Google — without telling me — went into my account and deleted my profile picture.
Discussion: TechCrunch, Boing Boing, @dannysullivan, ReadWriteWeb, Pulse2, Webomatica, WebProNews, @jonmwords and @counternotions
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch: Why We Should All Give Google+ The Finger
Rob Beschizza / Boing Boing: Google given the finger
Danny Sullivan / @dannysullivan: Middle fingers don't kill people. Trigger fingers do. But I don't think Google+ needs to be censoring either of them http://t.co/cSHxpU2Z
Scott M. Fulton, III / ReadWriteWeb: Issues for 2012 #3: Who Gets to Define Your Online Identity?
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Google+ Removes MG Siegler's Icon Because Of Middle Finger
Jason Kaneshiro / Webomatica: Google Plus Wants Clean, Polite Profile Pictures
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Why Google Is Picky About Profile Pictures
Jon Mitchell / @jonmwords: Of all the nanny things Google+ could do, why delete @parislemon's profile pic? Like bazooka-ing itself in the foot. http://t.co/WjqujaC4
Matt Brian / The Next Web:
Samsung reportedly to unveil Galaxy S III in February, debut new line of 3D devices — Korean electronics giant Samsung is reportedly set to launch the Galaxy S III, the successor to its popular Galaxy S II Android smartphone, at Mobile World Congress in February, also debuting new 3D-capable devices in the first quarter of 2012.
Discussion: Examiner, pocketnow.com, 9to5Google, MobileSyrup.com, Android Phone Fans, BGR, Softpedia News, Ubergizmo and TmoNews
Michael Santo / Examiner: Galaxy S III and Galaxy S 3D headed for Q2 2012 release?
Evan Blass / pocketnow.com: Samsung Galaxy S III: First Test Photo?
Élyse Betters / 9to5Google: Samsung Galaxy S III to sport 3D functionality; Device will unveil at MWC 2012
Ian Hardy / MobileSyrup.com: Rumour: Samsung Galaxy S III to be announced in February, have a quad-core processor, LTE and possibly a 3D display
Chris Chavez / Android Phone Fans: Samsung Galaxy S III Will Have 3D Functionality - To Be Unveiled At MWC 2012 [Rumor]
Dan Graziano / BGR: Quad-core Samsung Galaxy S III to be unveiled at MWC 2012
Microsoft hiring hints at full Windows Phone cloud backups — Microsoft seeking software engineer for WP backup — Microsoft is seeking a new employee to join its Windows Phone Backup, Migrate, and Restore team, suggesting the next update to Windows Phone will allow cloud backup and easy restore functions.
Josh Lowensohn / CNET: Microsoft eyeing cloud backup service for its phones
Zachary Lutz / Engadget: Microsoft job opening hints at forthcoming backup / restore features for Windows Phone
Bryan Bishop / The Verge: Windows Phone job listing suggests new backup and restore features coming in next version
Seth Brodeur / wpcentral: Phone backups coming to next version of Windows Phone
Bryan Bishop / The Verge:
Nokia Windows Phones reportedly receiving ‘Nokia Collection’ Marketplace section — A Nokia-only section of the Windows Phone Marketplace is rolling out to owners of Nokia's Lumia line, according to recent reports. First spotted in France by Professor Thibault, the section has been seen under the name …
Discussion: PhoneArena, The Nokia Blog and nokiagadgets.com
Chris Velazco / TechCrunch:
Verizon Customers Dealing With Third Data Outage In One Month — It seems like December just can't end soon enough for the folks at Verizon — we're getting reports that Verizon's data network is once again on the fritz. — Like both other times this month, not everyone is affected …
Discussion: Droid Life, L.A. Times Tech Blog, CNET, Engadget, eWeek, The Verge, Business Insider, IntoMobile, LAPTOP Magazine, DSLreports, msnbc.com, Electronista and AllThingsD
Josh Lowensohn / CNET: Verizon's network suffers third outage this month
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Verizon Wireless Customers Suffer Third December Outage
Chris Ziegler / The Verge: Verizon Wireless data is down for some users
Steve Kovach / Business Insider: And Now For Your Weekly Verizon 4G Outage
George Tinari / IntoMobile: Verizon 4G LTE outage sweeps the nation once more
Suzanne Choney / msnbc.com: Verizon has third data outage in a month
Julie Moos / Poynter:
New York Times sends subscriber email to 8.6 million readers instead of 300 — The New York Times has determined that a mass email sent to subscribers was an error, not the result of spam or hacking. — “We regret that the error was made, but no one's security has been compromised,” spokeswoman Eileen Murphy told the Times.
Discussion: @amychozick, Examiner, Jim Romenesko, GigaOM, Media Decoder, eWeek Security Watch, @jeffjarvis, The Next Web, msnbc.com, paidContent, @loyalelectron, Social Media, Gawker, Gizmodo, BaltTech, TDW Geeks, NYConvergence.com, Ed Bott, BetaNews, @nytimescomm, Pulse2, Business Insider, TechCrunch, SC Magazine US, Ars Technica, WebProNews and blog.chron.com, more at Mediagazer »
Amy Chozick / @amychozick: UPDATE on NYT email: “The email was sent by the NYT,” a spokeswoman said. Should've gone to appx 300 people & went to over 8 mil. Story TK
Colleen Taylor / GigaOM: New York Times email list spammed — by the New York Times
Amy Chozick / Media Decoder: The Times E-Mails Millions by Mistake to Say Subscriptions Were Canceled
Fahmida Rashid / eWeek Security Watch: The New York Times Says It Was Not Hacked
Jeff Jarvis / @jeffjarvis: Oops. NYTimes puts canceling subscriptions into the minds of 8 million people.
Drew Olanoff / The Next Web: New York Times readers not spammed, it accidentally emailed 8 million people
Rosa Golijan / msnbc.com: New York Times subscribers hit by email spam attack?
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: Updated: NYT Mistakenly Sends Mass E-Mail Claiming Subs Have Canceled
Colleen Taylor / @loyalelectron: At least now we all know how to get 50% off a NYT home delivery subscription: Sign up, then cancel. Old school haggling in a new web format.
Ryan Tate / Gawker: Why You Just Got New York Times Spam
Mario Aguilar / Gizmodo: The New York Times Accidentally Spams More Than 8 Million People
Gus Sentementes / BaltTech: New York Times accidentally pleads with 8 million people not to cancel subscription
Cheezburger Network / TDW Geeks: New York Times Spam of the Day [UPDATED]
NYConvergence.com: NY Times' Subscribers Hit with Suspected E-mail Hack, Ends Up as Actual Email from Times
Joe Wilcox / BetaNews: The New York Times wasn't hacked
NYTCo Communications / @nytimescomm: An earlier NYT e-mail should have been sent to a few subscribers but was sent to many. We regret the error.
Kevin Lincoln / Business Insider: New York Times Screws Up, Sends Email Meant For 300 People To 8 Million
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch: Crazy “Spam” Email About Print Cancellation *Is* Actually From The New York Times
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica: New York Times mistakenly spams 8 million people
Drew Bowling / WebProNews: New York Times Accidentally Dishes Out Some Spam
Dwight Silverman / blog.chron.com: Linkpost — • Leaked Windows Phone Roadmap gives us …