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10:15 AM ET, September 6, 2007

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USA Today:
Q&A with Jobs: 'That's what happens in technology'  —  It's not every day you slice the price of a popular product by one-third.  —  But Apple CEO Steve Jobs did just that Wednesday with the iPhone.  By the end of the day, the combination cellphone, iPod and Internet device was available for $399, down from $599.
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Nokia Marketing Team Reaches Out To Angry iPhone Users
Discussion: Search Engine Land and CrunchGear
John Markoff / New York Times:
Apple Cuts iPhone Price Ahead of Holidays
Jon Fortt / CNNMoney.com:
Apple unveils new iPod with Wi-Fi
Saul Hansell / Bits:
Apple Reactions: The Future of Wireless Audio and Video
Mihai Parparita / Official Google Reader Blog:
"We found it!"  —  Here's a search box:  —  Search in Reader  —  Doesn't seem all that special, does it?  Most Google sites have it.  But let's look at where it is:  —  That's right, search is finally in Google Reader.  Now you can find that that apricot recipe you came across a few months ago and now have a craving for.
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Ionut Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
Google Reader Adds Search  —  As mentioned in the previous post, Google Reader is now mature.  But how could it mature be without having a search feature?  The wait is over: Google Reader finally added search.  —  You can search all your feeds, the feeds from a folder or the posts from a single feed.
Ionut Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
Reading Reactor (or a Google Reader Update)
Philip Fung / Facebook Blog:
Public Search Listings on Facebook … Starting today, we are making limited public search listings available to people who are not logged in to Facebook.  We're expanding search so that people can see which of their friends are on Facebook more easily.  The public search listing contains less information …
Brad Stone / New York Times:
Are Books Passé?  Web Giants Envision the Next Chapter  —  Technology evangelists have predicted the emergence of electronic books for as long as they have envisioned flying cars and video phones.  It is an idea that has never caught on with mainstream book buyers.
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Amazon & Google To Enter eBook Business  —  The New York Times is reporting that both Amazon and Google are entering the eBook business this year, joining Sony and others who already have products (the image to the right is Sony's Reader).  —  The new Amazon product and service will be called …
Peter Kafka / Silicon Alley Insider:
e-Books, Yet Again — Amazon Gears Up To Fail
Discussion: TeleRead
Vince Veneziani / CrunchGear:
iPod Touch May Have Bluetooth  —  Guess where I was this morning at 6am?  It wasn't the Apple Store on 5th Avenue, I can tell you that much.  I was on a subway, looking at my 5G 30GB iPod and thinking about how great it was.  "I don't need no stinkin' Touch!"  I though to myself.
Discussion: Engadget and Gizmodo
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Mike Schramm / The Unofficial Apple Weblog:
iPods all run video out
Discussion: Gadget Lab
David Pogue / New York Times:
High-Speed Video Store in the Living Room  —  If you had to make a master list of all the world's problems, "limited access to movies" probably wouldn't appear until page 273,996.  —  Truth is, life is teeming with opportunities to see movies: movie theaters, video stores, DVD-by-mail services …
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Rafat Ali / paidContent.org:
Idiots In The Box, Part Deux: Vudu's Movie Box Launches …
Discussion: USA Today and NYT
Darren Murph / Engadget:
Microsoft's Media Center to support four CableCARDs  —  Hot on the heels of finding out who Microsoft chose to buddy up with for its Extenders for Windows Media Center comes word that the software itself will support up to four CableCARDs in a single configuration.
Discussion: Gizmodo
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Robert McLaws / Windows Vista Edition:
IPTV, V2 Extenders Coming to Windows Vista Media Center
Erica Sadun / The Unofficial Apple Weblog:
Apple screwed you: So now what?  —  The $200 price drop isn't going over well with readers.  So here are a few TUAW tips for how to handle this situation:  —  Returns.  If you're within the first 14 days of purchase, you're golden.  Go back to the store and raise hell.
Richard MacManus / Read/WriteWeb:
10 Future Web Trends  —  We're well into the current era of the Web, commonly referred to as Web 2.0.  Features of this phase of the Web include search, social networks, online media (music, video, etc), content aggregation and syndication (RSS), mashups (APIs), and much more.
Loren / Incremental Blogger:
Quick look at InkWell and Vista handwriting recognition  —  I just uploaded a screencast that shows handwriting recognition being performed by Mac's InkWell technology as well as that provided on Tablet PCs and in Vista.  In this video, the demo is all done on an iMac within Firefox.
Discussion: WinBeta and jkOnTheRun
Xavier / notebooks.com:
HP iPAQ 600 Business Navigator Series (video)  —  HP officially announced the iPAQ 600 Business Navigator Series tonight.  The new iPAQ 600 is a Quad-band, 3G smartphone with GPS navigation.  This phone is all business and certified to work with popular enterprise applications.
Amanda Lorenzani / The blognation:
blognation's World First Tour Through WiTV, The Joost Killer From Italy  —  It's been kept secretly under wraps for a while, until recently getting a sneak preview with some tempting screen grabs.  But last night I was granted an exclusive, world first tour through the service tipped …
Jason Calacanis / The Jason Calacanis Weblog:
How to have a happy CTO & CEO marriage  —  In a web-based startup company the most important relationship is often between the CEO and CTO.  —  VC Brad Feld touches on this issue in a pair of posts today (The Constipation of Scale and Lighten Up / Tighten Up).
Discussion: Insider Chatter and Feld Thoughts
 
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Nick Gonzalez / TechCrunch:
More Competition For IPTV: HP Launching Next.TV
Wall Street Journal:
Download This: YouTube Phenom Has a Big Secret
Discussion: David Card and Tech~Surf~Blog
David Kravets / Wired News:
Universal Music Sues Video-Sharing Site
Discussion: Daily Feed and The Utube Blog
George Ou:
Sun packs big bang in tiny 2U Intel 7300 16-core server
Richard Martin / InformationWeek:
Linux Adoption To Slow, Say CIOs
Soso Sazesh / Techomical:
NBC/News Corp Joint Venture Hulu Sued By Lulu Enterprises
 Earlier Items: 
Computerworld:
Update: Singapore Exchange hit by another computer problem
Michael Kanellos / ZDNet:
Seagate's new line of hard drives
Discussion: GigaOM
Todd Haselton / Ars Technica:
Microsoft's LucidTouch: a multi-touch display with pseudo-transparency
Discussion: acm.org
Dan Goodin / The Register:
Finally, a Xeon MP with four cores and modern blueprint
Discussion: eWEEK.com and CNET News.com
Ionut Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
Google Spreadsheets Lets You Import Online Data
Discussion: Google Blogoscoped
Paul Krill / InfoWorld:
Microsoft touts cost savings of Vista over XP
Discussion: eWEEK.com