A curated selection of the day's most newsworthy tech stories from all over the Web.
Every day, the Fortune staff spends hours poring over tech stories, posts, and reviews from all over the Web to keep tabs on the companies that matter. We've assembled the day's most newsworthy bits below.
ABC, CBS and NBC are blocking TV programming on their web sites from being viewable on the newly-launched Google TV. (IT World)
HP is finally releasing a tablet, the Windows 7-loaded HP Slate MORE
The market leading e-reader gets refreshed with a Wi-Fi only option and a zippier screen.
Amazon today introduced a new version of the Kindle eReader -- Kindle 3 -- that shows it's not backing down from selling dedicated electronic reading devices.
The new Kindle, code-named Shasta, doesn't have a color display or a touch screen, both long-rumored to be in the works, but it is smaller and lighter, and has a longer battery life MOREJessica Shambora, Writer-Reporter - Jul 28, 2010 10:33 PM ET
The Android-powered Nook now comes as an application on other Android devices.
Joining Kindle on Android, the Nook app looks to expand Barnes and Nobles' reach to millions more devices. Strange because the Nook device is Android powered itself – except that you can't install apps on it.
I noticed when reviewing the Samsung Galaxy S phones from T-Mobile (Vibrant) and AT&T (Captivate) that reading was so much easier on the Super MORESeth Weintraub - Jul 23, 2010 12:43 AM ET
Meet the next new platform for ads, services and apps.
By Nickhil Jakatdar; CEO and co-founder, VuClip
There has been no shortage of talk about tablets. New offerings from HP (HP) and Lenovo were hot topics at CES, and you may have heard about a little get together that Apple (AAPL) is hosting tomorrow. While consumers (and tech blogs) are busy speculating on the details of Apple's offering, there is something MOREJan 26, 2010 2:16 PM ET
CNNMoney contributor Jonathan Blum reports on the latest offerings in e-readers as part of our team coverage of the Consumer Electronics Show.
>Ben Baer, Senior Producer - Jan 7, 2010 10:16 PM ET
In what is fast shaping up to be a war in the e-reader marketplace, Sony (SNE) has launched the latest salvo, a sub-$300 touch-screen "Reader Touch Edition" and the $199 "Reader Pocket Edition," which features a 5-inch display. The company is also lowering prices of ebooks. New releases and best-sellers will all be $9.99, matching Amazon's (AMZN) price point for the first time.
In addition to lowering prices, adding a touch-screen MOREJeffrey M. O'Brien - Aug 4, 2009 7:37 PM ET
Book retailer partners with Plastic Logic and Google to take on rival Amazon.
The world's largest bookseller has taken the wraps off the world's largest e-bookstore. Barnes & Noble (BN) announced yesterday the availability of more than 700,000 digital e-books, along with free e-reader software for the iPhone, BlackBerry, Mac and PC platforms. "It's a unique every-device strategy," said William Lynch, president of BN.com in a conference call.
The strategy is MOREJeffrey M. O'Brien - Jul 21, 2009 8:00 AM ET
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