Welcome to this morning’s edition of “First To Know,” a series in which we keep you in the know on what’s happening in the digital world. We’re keeping our eyes on three particular stories of interest today.
T-Mobile Launches First 4G BlackBerry
T-Mobile’s first 4G BlackBerry smartphone, the BlackBerry Bold 9900, is now available for pre-order to existing T-Mobile customers.
Best Buy Sitting on 270K HP TouchPads
According to unnamed sources, Best Buy has accepted 270,000 HP TouchPads and has so far managed to sell less than 10% of them. The retailer is allegedly so unhappy that it wants HP to take them back.
Foursquare Updates iPhone App With Inline Photos
Foursquare has added photos inline with checkins in an update to its iPhone application, adding color to the activity stream and refreshing the look and feel of the app.
Amazon has announced the launch of GovCloud, designed “to allow U.S. government agencies and contractors to move more sensitive workloads into the cloud by addressing their specific regulatory and compliance requirements.”
Two men in the UK have been sentenced to four years in jail for attempting to use Facebook to “organize and orchestrate” disorder.
Facebook is hosting a livestream for the first game in the FA Cup football series in the UK.