This story was written by Alex Ferreyra.
» On paper, Barnes & Noble’s e-reader looks like it has Amazon’s Kindle beat. But when you pick apart some of its claims, you may reach a different conclusion.[NY Times]
» Some members of ICANN don’t want to continue a relationship with the U.S. Commerce Department past its current deal’s Sept. 30 expiration date, but the U.S. government is keen to keep it going. [eWeek]
» Texas-based notification-systems company TechRadium is suing Twitter for alleged patent infringement. [Houston Business Journal]
» Tumblr hit 255 million pageviews in July. [Mashable]
» According to Twitter CEO Evan Williams, London has the greatest concentration of tweeters (although the UK is still second to the U.S. in overall users). [Techcrunch UK]
» Penguin Group USA is advertising Thomas Pynchon’s new book Inherent Vice on YouTube with a movie-like trailer. [MediaPost]
By Alex Ferreyra