A round-up of the companies, deals, and trends that made headlines.
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.
The once-anonymous blogger is out now, with a logo, a PR agent and plans to build a brand
The shadowy figure who calls himself the Boy Genius racked up an impressive run of scoops -- internal AT&T (T) documents, pre-release access to nearly every BlackBerry, some big iPhone exclusives -- in the four years before he sold his brand to Jay Penske's Mail.com last April in a deal reported to be MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jul 29, 2010 10:55 AM ET
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