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6:40 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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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.
Tom Krazit / CNET News.com:
Weekend frenzy led to 1 million iPhones sold?
Discussion: eWEEK.com
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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Agence France Presse:
Google misleads on sponsored links, Australian court told
Discussion: Ars Technica
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Australian Watchdog Has Day In Court Over Google "Selling Top Spot"
Discussion: WebProNews
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 …
Brian Briggs / BBspot:
Jobs Offers Apple Lisa 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.
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 …
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]
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 …
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 …
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
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.
Nick / Rough Type:
Adblock Plus: what would Jesus do?  —  I'm deep in a quandary.  A couple of days ago, after calling Adblock Plus "the nuclear plug-in," I actually went nuclear.  I downloaded the sucker and started using it.  I was seduced by Noam Cohen's description of the almost Zenlike sense of peace …
Discussion: Bits
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
Ben Kuchera / Opposable Thumbs:
$400 40GB PS3 with Spidey 3 Blu-ray pack-in?  Our mole tells all  —  Our mole has a great track record: both the Xbox 360 HDMI story and the wired Xbox 360 Rock Band controllers have since been confirmed.  Whoever our friendly inside source is, he's got some great contacts.
Louis Suarez-Potts / OpenOffice.org:
IBM JOINS OPENOFFICE.ORG COMMUNITY  —  IBM joins the OpenOffice.org community to develop and promote OpenOffice.org technology  —  The OpenOffice.org community today announced that IBM will be joining the community to collaborate on the development of OpenOffice.org software.
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 …
 
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Tom Espiner / ZDNet:
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Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
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Nick Farrell / Inquirer:
AT&T is cruising for a bruising  —  But then the Baby Bells are gonners, init?!?
Discussion: Gizmodo
Geoffrey Lean / The Independent:
Germany warns citizens to avoid using Wi-Fi
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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
Discussion: Ubergizmo
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Eric Bangeman / Ars Technica:
Judge deals blow to RIAA's boilerplate copyright infringement complaints
Steven D. Levitt / Freakonomics:
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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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