Techinsidr’s Monday Linkfest

Every week, @Techinsidr brings you a collection of the best technology news and links from the web.


Google Acquires Motorola Mobility Holdings for $12.5B Google acquired the handset maker and popular Android OEM in an all cash transaction.  This deal represents the largest acquisition ever for Google.  [Engadget] [NYTimes] [MarketWatch] $GOOG $MMI $NOK $MSFT $AAPL

Apple Revises iPhone Second-Half 2011 Forecast Cupertino increased their iPhone forecast by 11-13% on better-than-expected growth in key markets.  [Digitimes] $AAPL $MSFT $GOOG

Intel Pins Hopes On “Ultrabook Form Factor”  Intel has unveiled a $300M warchest to boost demand for this new form factor.  Think Macbook Air meets the PC.  [Semiaccurate] $INTC $AMD $AAPL

Apple to Face “Fast” Android Tablets The next-generation nVidia GPU, codenamed Kal-El is expected to handily outperform the iPad2’s GPU.  [CNet] $NVDA $AAPL $GOOG 

Zynga Modifies SEC Filing;  Restates Their Revenue The company made an *upward* revision to their revenue number, which should be great news for Zynga bulls like myself.  [Forbes] $ZYNGA $FBOOK

Former IBM PC Chief: “The PC Era Is Over” IBM’s former engineering chief had some less than stellar words towards the PC.  You won’t want to miss this one. [TheRegister] $IBM $INTC $AMD

“Apple Isn’t THAT Valuable” Forbes columnist Gene Marks brings a unique perspective to the table in his analysis of Apple.  [Forbes] $AAPL $MSFT

Sprint Takes A Mulligan on RIMM’s Playbook 4G Launch Citing a lack of end user demand, Sprint decided to cancel their impending Playbook 4G launch.  [Dailytech] $RIMM $S $AAPL

Angry Birds Part 2?  Tiny Tower Could Be The Next Viral iPhone Game This new viral game is causing quite a buzz… a new blockbuster in the making?  [NYTimes] $AAPL $GLUU $GLFT $ERTS

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