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6:00 PM ET, September 10, 2007

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Brian Briggs / BBspot:
Early Adopters Store Credit  —  Cupertino, CA - Early adopters of the iPhone weren't the only ones receiving in-store credit from Steve Jobs.  In an overlooked announcement, Jobs said that early adopters of the Apple Lisa would be receiving a $7000 in-store credit.
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Steven D. Levitt / Freakonomics:   Should Apple Burn Its Economics Textbooks?
Scott Moritz / TheStreet.com:
Apple Faces Cold Christmas
Discussion: The Last Podcast
Natalie Kerris / Apple:
Apple Sells One Millionth iPhone  —  Apple® today announced it sold its one millionth iPhone™ yesterday, just 74 days after its introduction on June 29. iPhone combines three devices into one—a mobile phone, a widescreen iPod®, and the best mobile Internet device ever …
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Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider:
Apple's (AAPL) iPhone: 1 Million Is Below Plan  —  Days after Apple gets hammered by the Street over iPhones sales, Steve Jobs tells us that he's selling plenty of fancy phones: 1 million of them in 74 days.  The news, announced before the market opened, bumped up AAPL: Shares immediately jumped to $137.
Peter Burrows / Business Week:
Apple Eyes the Wireless Auction  —  Steve Jobs & Co. consider joining the FCC's auction of wireless spectrum, and a win would give Apple many intriguing options—for the iPhone and more  —  Talk of the government's pending auction of valuable wireless spectrum has focused largely …
NEWS.com.au:
Google's 'top spot for sale'  —  GOOGLE has been selling off the top rankings on its search engine results to commercial partners, rather than sorting them by relevance as it claims to, a Sydney court has heard.  —  The Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (ACCC) …
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Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Australian Watchdog Has Day In Court Over Google "Selling Top Spot"
Discussion: WebProNews
Josh Catone / Read/WriteWeb:
Google Sued for Sponsored Search Ads
Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo:
Breaking: Apple Cripples iPod Touch, Eliminates "Add" Button from Calendar  —  According to support discussions and their own description pages, Apple has removed the ability to add events in the iPod touch's calendar, even while it uses the same operating system and application frameworks as the iPhone [Updated after the jump]
Ryan Block / Engadget:
HD video: iPhone unlocked on camera from start to finish  —  Ok, here it is, the first time on camera you've seen a real iPhone software SIM unlocked from start to finish (and not done with the demo app iPhoneSIMfree sent out last week).  The last iPhoneSIMfree unlock video we had only showed …
Kevin J. Delaney / Wall Street Journal:
Yahoo's Cautious Course  —  How Now 'Sacred Cow'?  —  Lack of Major Overhaul Poses Test  —  Investors who have grown impatient with Yahoo Inc. may have to wait awhile longer to see any pop in its stock.  —  The Internet company replaced its chief executive in June and this summer kicked off …
Ed Christman / Reuters:
Music industry betting on 'ringle' format  —  NEW YORK (Billboard) - As the recording industry wakes up from its summer slumber and starts thinking about what will motivate the consumer for the holiday selling season, the major labels are getting ready to launch the "ringle," …
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Duncan Riley / TechCrunch:   Record Industry Proves Again How Much They've Lost The Plot
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Do ISPs Ignore Security Researchers Who Point Out Zombied Machines?  —  Over the last few years, we've all heard stories about how organized crime groups have taken to using botnets of "zombied" computers to run all sorts of scams and spam campaigns.  ISPs have been somewhat slow to react.
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Dan Goodin / The Register:
ISPs turn blind eye to million-machine malware monster
Discussion: dslreports.com
Villu Arak / Heartbeat:
On the worm that affects Skype for Windows users  —  (updated at 16.30 GMT, added Symantec reference)  —  (update at 17.15 GMT: FSecure now calls the virus W32/Skipi.A. Symantec has named it W32.Pykspa.D.)  —  The new week has started with a bang.  And not the kind of bang we like.
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft:
Microsoft offers its take on CapGemini-Google deal  —  Microsoft has been noticeably quiet whenever we bloggers/press folk ask them for comments on Google various announcements.  Today's CapGemini-Google partnership to sell Google Apps Premier Edition (GAPE) must have struck a nerve …
ConsortiumInfo.org The Standards Blog:
IBM Throws its Active Support behind OpenOffice.org (at last)  —  DiggThis Add to Del.icio.us  —  In what many will see as a long-overdue move, OpenOffice.org announced today that IBM will become an active supporter of, and contributor to, OpenOffice.
Business Wire:
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2007 Financial Results  —  Provides Initial Guidance for Fiscal 2008  —  NEW YORK—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO - News) today announced financial results for its third quarter and nine months ended July 31 …
Everything TypePad:
Introducing TypePad for iPhone and iPod touch  —  We've baked moblogging into TypePad from the very beginning.  From integration with Nokia's LifeBlog to our free TypePad Mobile client for Palm OS, Windows Mobile, and Symbian phones, TypePad has been leading the field with excellent mobile blogging tools and services.
Dan Farber / Between the Lines:
Michael Dell: Changing the economics of SMB storage  —  Company founder and CEO Michael Dell was in San Francisco today, conducting a global Webcast "town hall meeting" focused on how his company is removing cost and complexity from storage solutions for the "under-served" market of small- and medium-sized businesses.
Discussion: The Register and InfoWorld
 
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Ashlee Vance / The Register:
AMD finally goes native with Barcelona
Brad Linder / Download Squad:
How to view old Help files in Windows Vista
Nick Farrell / Inquirer:
AT&T is cruising for a bruising  —  But then the Baby Bells are gonners, init?!?
Discussion: Gizmodo and Slashdot
Geoffrey Lean / The Independent:
Germany warns citizens to avoid using Wi-Fi
Business Wire:
WPP Acquires Marketing Leader, Schematic
Matt Marshall / VentureBeat:
Rosy conditions for raising VC
Kent German / Crave: The gadget blog:
Verizon could get even sexier  —  Yes, you read that correctly.
Discussion: Gizmodo and Mobility Site
Dan Goodin / The Register:
ISPs turn blind eye to million-machine malware monster
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Quechup.com — online dating gone spammy
Eric Bangeman / Ars Technica:
Judge deals blow to RIAA's boilerplate copyright infringement complaints
Chris / LiveSide:
Live Search 2.0 discussions continue
Business Wire:
ScanScout Secures Strategic Investment from Time Warner and …
Evan Blass / Engadget:
iPhoneSIMfree goes retail, let the unlocking begin
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Fun, Tours and a $3,000 Bill for Hardly Using an iPhone
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