A curated selection of the weekend's newsworthy tech stories from all around the Web. Read on, and join the conversation with a comment below.
"We learned that you can't rely on anyone else to control and maintain your own brand."
-- Groupon CEO Andrew Mason on its controversial Super Bowl ad. (Ad Age)
AT&T plans to buy T-Mobile USA for $39 billion, a deal that would make the former the largest mobile MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Mar 21, 2011 5:00 AM ET
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"HP has lost its soul." -- HP CEO Leo Apotheker (Bloomberg Businessweek)
M.I.C. Gadget got its hands on what is likely a legit 64 GB iPhone prototype. Though, before you let your minds run wild, bear in mind it's a prototype of the iPhone 4 and not MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Mar 9, 2011 9:48 AM ET
Has Apple built a smaller, cheaper smartphone that is carrier independent?
Peter Burrows, a tech writer who knows his stuff, reports in Bloomberg Businessweek that Apple (AAPL) is putting the finishing touches on two key technologies:
An iPhone one-third smaller than today's model that could be sold for about $200 without a contract
New software built around a dual-mode chipset and a universal SIM that would allow users to change carriers on the MORE
Is Cupid's day the date for the long-awaited launch of an iPhone for Verizon?
Here's how these rumors get started. Someone tipped off Peter Burrows at Bloomberg Businessweek that Apple (AAPL) was waiting until after next week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to launch an iPhone for Verizon (VZ).
Apparently his anonymous source or sources didn't give him a date, but by winks and nods they narrowed it down enough for MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Dec 30, 2010 8:27 AM ET
A curated selection of the day's most newsworthy tech stories from all over the Web.
HP and Palm may introduce three models of the PalmPad, a tablet aimed squarely at taking down the iPad, at this January's CES. All three will run a new version of Palm's WebOS, and a fourth student edition, will be showed off later on. Other features will include: a weight of 1.25 lbs., a USB 3.0 MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Dec 22, 2010 6:00 AM ET
Rather than a "best of TV" subscription service, Apple will be streaming programs a la carte
[UPDATE: The event is actually scheduled for Sept. 1. See here.]
Fuzzy rumors about Steve Jobs' next move in the TV market have been swirling for the better part of a year, but the picture snapped into focus on Tuesday.
A report by Peter Burrows, a veteran BusinessWeek reporter now writing for Bloomberg Businessweek, lays out the MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Aug 24, 2010 6:28 PM ET
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