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12:55 AM ET, September 11, 2007

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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 …
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Richard MacManus / Read/WriteWeb:
Microsoft Issues 10 Reasons Why Enterprises Shouldn't Use Google Apps  —  Up till now, Microsoft has been very quiet about the nascent Web Office threat from Google.  But today, in response to the news that IT systems consultancy CapGemini has partnered with Google to sell Google Apps Premier Edition …
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 …
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Marcus Yam / DailyTech:
iPhone Unlocking Software Hits Retailers Worldwide
Discussion: Engadget and TechSpot News
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.
Dorion Carroll / The Technorati Weblog:
Introducing Technorati Topics  —  Technorati collects millions of blog posts every day — too many for the average human being to even try to track.  As a Technorati power user, I've been fascinated by just how much I can find out using Technorati Search.  If you're like me and you know how to construct …
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Tom Krazit / CNET News.com:
Weekend frenzy led to 1 million iPhones sold?  —  Well, that was quick.  —  Just days after Apple kicked up a huge iPhone cloud of dust by announcing a $200 price cut, then apologized for its actions with a $100 store credit, the company announced that it has sold the 1 millionth iPhone.
Discussion: eWEEK.com
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Natalie Kerris / Apple:
Apple Sells One Millionth iPhone
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, Web Worker Daily and TechBizMedia
Scott Kirsner / Boston Globe:
Why Facebook went west  —  Turned down by a local venture capitalist, two Harvard students look to Silicon Valley for funding instead.  The result: Boston misses out on an online phenomenon worth up to $6 billion.  —  In April of 2004, two Harvard undergrads walked into the Charles Hotel for a meeting with a venture capitalist.
Discussion: Valleywag and Brier Dudley's blog
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Meebo Adds File Sharing To Webchat  —  Web chat startup Meebo, still basking in the glow of bringing instant messaging to the iPhone, is releasing a much requested new feature tonight: file sharing.  —  There are dozens of web based file sharing applications, such as YouSendIt and DropSend …
Discussion: VentureBeat
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Josh Miller / Rev2.org:
Meebo Just Learned a New Trick  —  Meebo.com, the finest way to communicate with friends and family via the internet, has just announced that it will be sporting a long-requested feature.  You can now seamlessly transfer files to your IM buddies, on meebo or off meebo, regardless …
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 …
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.
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.
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]
Dan Goodin / The Register:
Yahoo feeds Trojan-laced ads to MySpace and PhotoBucket users  —  'High risk creative' on out of control web  —  A Yahoo-owned advertising network became the unwitting ally of cyber crooks after it spewed millions of Trojan-laced banner ads on MySpace, PhotoBucket and other websites.
Discussion: Security Fix and TechSpot News
 
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Justin Smith / Inside Facebook:
Platform outage at Facebook tonight
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Discussion: Treonauts, Gizmodo and PalmAddicts
Eric Bangeman / Ars Technica:
With trial date looming, RIAA tries to avoid facing a jury
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Every Product Is A Platform
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A Few Mahalo Updates and Questions
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Web search for bomb recipes should be blocked: EU
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Geoffrey Lean / The Independent:
Germany warns citizens to avoid using Wi-Fi
Matt Marshall / VentureBeat:
Rosy conditions for raising VC
Steven D. Levitt / Freakonomics:
Should Apple Burn Its Economics Textbooks?
Discussion: CNET News.com
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Record Industry Proves Again How Much They've Lost The Plot
 

 
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