Steve Ballmer Bemoans iPad Success, Kanye Interrupts Our Twitter
Highlights from this morning's other big tech headlines....
- Perhaps still despondent over the Courier execution, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has reportedly acknowledged that Apple has "sold certainly more [iPads] than I'd like them to have sold." [From: Engadget]
- Kanye West embarked on an extensive Twitter ramble this week (containing awesomely convoluted references to Kool Aid smiles, goblets, fabricated numbers, J. Press ties and classical compositions), and his prose even rivals the inspirational mutterings of Courtney Love. [From: The Awl]
- Despite Facebook's staggering membership of half a billion people, the site reportedly won't issue an initial public offering until 2012. [From: The Huffington Post]
- Sprint has announced that Froyo will officially land on the Evo 4G Tuesday, although the carrier is allowing early downloads. [From: Engadget]
- At least one nation has cleared Google in the global Street View scandal, as Great Britain reportedly dismissed the data collection because no "meaningful personal details" were disclosed. [From: The Los Angeles Times]
- An employee of an Internet security firm decided to publish the public information of 100 million Facebook members, saying his list provides a "nice format for statistical analysis." While those folks probably should have adjusted their privacy settings, they probably don't consider his actions very "nice." [From: FOX News]