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12:50 PM ET, September 10, 2007

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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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Paul Miller / Engadget:
Apple iPhone hits the one million mark  —  It took a bit longer than a some analysts were expecting, but Apple announced today that it has finally broke the one million iPhone sales barrier, 74 days after the iPhone hit the scene on June 29th and right on target for Apple's own projections.
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Scott Moritz / TheStreet.com:
Apple Faces Cold Christmas
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Jonathan Skillings / CNET News.com:
Apple: 1 million iPhones sold
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Apple 2.0:
1 Million iPhones: Why Today?
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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
Richard Wray / Guardian:
Google in corporate desktop push  —  Google has linked up with IT consultancy and outsourcing specialist CapGemini to target corporate customers with its range of desktop applications, in the search engine's most direct move against the dominance of Microsoft.
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Richard MacManus / Read/WriteWeb:
Google Apps Goes After Enterprise Market - "Team Productivity" The Catchphrase
Nick / Rough Type:
Capgemini to pitch Google Apps
Villu Arak / Heartbeat:
On the worm that affects Skype for Windows users  —  (updated at 16.30 GMT, added Symantec reference)  —  The new week has started with a bang.  And not the kind of bang we like.  —  Skype has learned that a computer virus called "w32/Ramex.A" is affecting users of Skype for Windows.
AMD:
AMD Introduces the World's Most Advanced x86 Processor, Designed for the Demanding Datacenter  —  Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ processors Deliver Breakthrough Performance-Per-Watt  —  AMD (NYSE: AMD) today introduced the Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ processor, the world's …
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Katie Hafner / New York Times:
Fun, Tours and a $3,000 Bill for Hardly Using an iPhone  —  When Neil Dingman recently went on a European vacation, he took his iPhone with him with no intention of using it much.  In fact, for the 14 days he was there, he used it only a handful of times and had expected to see just a small increase …
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 …
David Carr / New York Times:
Steve Jobs: iCame, iSaw, iCaved  —  Let me get this straight: Steve Jobs insists that songs on iTunes cost 99 cents and television episodes cost $1.99 because consumers crave simple pricing.  —  Except, of course, when it comes to Apple's own products.  —  On Thursday, I was at the massive Apple temple just off Central Park.
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) …
Evan Blass / Engadget:
iPhoneSIMfree goes retail, let the unlocking begin  —  After numerous delays and endless cries of "hoax!", it looks like the iPhoneSIMfree iPhone unlocking software is finally available for purchase from four online retailers around the world.  Wireless Imports in the US …
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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]
Matt Asay / The Open Road:
Open-source strategy: Documentation = dollars  —  Ian Howells, Alfresco's Chief Marketing Officer, just shared with me some intriguing data that I thought would be useful for more than just Alfresco.  I've long suspected that documentation was a key driver of purchases in open source, and here's some data that confirms this view:
Discussion: InfoWorld
vodafone.com:
Vodafone brings Unlimited Music Downloads to the UK With MusicStation - Available on Vodafone UK's New Christmas Handset Range  — Unlimited music downloads direct to your mobile for just £1.99 per week  — Choice of over 1 million tracks from all the major labels …
Business Wire:
ScanScout Secures Strategic Investment from Time Warner and Announces Board of Directors  —  ScanScout Board Joined by Executives from Time Warner and Digitas  —  BOSTON—(BUSINESS WIRE)—ScanScout, (www.scanscout.com) whose technology dramatically expands video advertising opportunities …
 
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