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10:25 AM ET, August 20, 2008

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Tony Smith / The Register:
Intel lets slip first dual-core Atom  —  IDF Intel has quietly introduced its first dual-core Atom processor, the 330, and a new motherboard to go with it.  —  The 45nm 330's a low-power part and - as the lack of an ‘N’ prefix shows - it's a desktop chip.  Intel didn't say what clock speed …
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Joanna Stern / LAPTOP Magazine:
Intel Spits Out the Notebook News: Mobile Quad Core, Calpella, WiMax Chips  —  Executive vice president and general manager of Intel Mobility Group Dadi Perlmutter took center stage at Intel's Developer's Forum this afternoon to present the notebook news we have all been waiting for.
Cali / GeekBrief.TV:
Copy and Paste for iPhone  —  Cut and Paste for iPhone from Cali Lewis on Vimeo.  —  Direct Download Links  —  Small |  Medium |  Extra Large  —  Windows Media  —  Nokia N95 (Upload in progress) |  Nokia N800/N810 (Upload in progress)  —  Show Notes
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Andy Space / 9 to 5 Mac:
Copy-&-Paste comes to the iPhone (almost)  —  Cut and paste is coming to the iPhone - but not from Apple.  Seems developers over at the Open Clip project have been scratching their heads to figure out how to bring this most-requested feature to the device.  Watch the video below then we'll give you the skinny after the jump.
Aidan Malley / AppleInsider:
Steve Jobs vows iPhone app crash fix for September  —  iPhone owners suddenly locked out of their third-party apps by a crash bug on startup will have a solution next month, Apple chief Steve Jobs has revealed.  —  An AppleInsider reader has received one of Steve Jobs' characteristically brief …
Libby Purves / Times of London:
Computer games industry threat to downloaders: 'pay up or we'll sue'  —  The computer games industry has launched an unprecedented assault on illegal downloads, demanding payment from thousands of families who obtained the latest releases over the internet without paying.
Laurie J. Flynn / New York Times:
EBay Is Planning to Emphasize Fixed-Price Sales Format Over Its Auction Model  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Acknowledging that most online shoppers cannot be bothered with auctions, eBay plans Wednesday to announce changes to its fee structure that emphasize fixed prices over bidding.
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Peter Ha / TechCrunch:
Aircell's Gogo Inflight Wi-Fi Service Going Live Today and CrunchGear's Got a Seat  —  Today, Aircell announced that their fleet of Boeing 767-200s will have the Gogo service enabled on flights originating from NYC's JFK to LA, San Francisco and Miami.  CrunchGear will have a seat on a flight to LAX today that leaves JFK at 12 PM EDT.
Discussion: Electronista, CrunchGear and VoIP Watch
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Kyle Peterson / Reuters:
American Air kicks off in-flight Internet service  —  CHICAGO (Reuters) - AMR Corp's American Airlines began offering Internet access on long-haul domestic flights on Wednesday, making American the first U.S. airline to offer full in-flight broadband.  —  The world's largest airline …
Discussion: eWeek, DSLreports and Engadget
Hacking Truths:
GMAIL ACCOUNT HACKING TOOL  —  A tool that automatically steals IDs of non-encrypted sessions and breaks into Google Mail accounts has been presented at the Defcon hackers' conference in Las Vegas.  —  Last week Google introduced a new feature in Gmail that allows users to permanently switch …
Dan Goodin / The Register:
HP makes things personal again in Q3  —  In a world of financial doom and gloom, sales of PCs are offering a glimmer of light.  Don't believe us?  Just look at Hewlett-Packard, which on Tuesday reported a third-quarter profit that beat Wall Street expectations and forecast healthy sales in the current period.
Discussion: Inquirer
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Damon Darlin / Bits:
Four Reasons Our Printers Are Getting Dusty
Discussion: eWeek and Imaging Insider
Microsoft:
Microsoft and Novell Expand Successful Interoperability Relationship  —  Additional resources, training and investments to address growing customer demand.  —  Microsoft Corp. and Novell Inc. are announcing an incremental investment in their relationship to meet accelerating customer demand …
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Joe Wilcox / Microsoft Watch:
What's $100 Million Between Frienemies?
Discussion: The Open Road
David Kaplan / paidContent.org:
Hulu Reaches 100 Million Streams, 3.2 Million Uniques; Now, Time To Advertise  —  After only five months since going live, Hulu has reached 105 million streams in July, according to numbers released by Nielsen's VideoCensus.  The NBC Universal-News Corp (NYSE: NWS). joint venture's streaming numbers were fairly strong early on.
Discussion: MediaFile, AppScout and last100
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Chris Albrecht / NewTeeVee:
Hulu Hit 105M Streams in July
Discussion: Digital Daily and The Inquisitr
Laura M. Holson / New York Times:
Palm, Once a Leader, Seeks Path in Smartphone Jungle  —  MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — If anyone knows how best to survive a corporate near-death experience, it is Jon Rubinstein.  —  In 1997 the former Hewlett-Packard engineer was asked by Apple's founder, Steven P. Jobs, to lead …
Joanna Stern / LAPTOP Magazine:
Up Close With Lenovo's IdeaPad S10; One Sweet 10-Incher  —  Just after recovering from seeing the Lenovo IdeaPad S9 on display, I was able to spend some quality time with Lenovo's 10-inch mini-notebook, the IdeaPad S10.  —  Given that this is the system that will be released in the U.S …
Marshal:
Sex, Drugs and Software Lead Spam Purchase Growth  —  29% of Internet Users have Purchased from Spam, According to New Research from Marshal  —  29 percent of internet users have purchased goods from spam emails, according to new research by Internet security company Marshal.
Stephen Shankland / Webware.com:
AOL revs Web-based AIM to version 7  —  AOL has upgraded its AIM Express software, an online Flash-based application that replicates many of the features of the regular downloadable software.  —  Among the new AIM Express 7.0 features are tabbed conversations, status messages …
Discussion: CenterNetworks and WebProNews
Long Zheng / istartedsomething:
Microsoft hints at “private browsing” feature in IE  —  One of the most interesting feature that didn't quite make it into the final release of Firefox 3 is “Private Browsing”, a.k.a. porn mode.  The only other browser with this feature built-in today is Safari (another reason to try it in case you haven't) …
 
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