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10:30 AM ET, September 8, 2008

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Eric A. Taub / New York Times:
New E-Newspaper Reader Echoes Look of the Paper  —  The Plastic Logic reader, left, has a screen the size of a sheet of paper for a copy machine.  Center, Sony's eReader; right, Amazon.com's Kindle.  The Plastic Logic device, which is yet to be named, can be updated wirelessly and store hundreds of pages of documents.
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Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear:
Plastic Logic will show off a fancy, new electronic paper device today
Discussion: WebProNews
Brad Stone / New York Times:
RealNetworks to Introduce a DVD Copier  —  People have been avidly feeding music CDs into their computers for years, ripping digital copies of albums and transferring the files to their other computers and mobile devices.  —  This has not happened nearly as much with DVDs, for both practical and legal reasons.
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John P. Falcone / Crave: The gadget blog:
DVD ripping goes legit with RealDVD
Discussion: Out of the Box
Rafat Ali / paidContent.org:
RealNetworks Launching DVD Ripping Service; Will It Make Any Ripples?
Discussion: p2pnet
Ted Dziuba:
A Web OS?  Are You Dense?  —  People are calling Google Chrome a “Web Operating System” and a “Cloud Operating System”.  Some are even calling it a Windows killer.  —  I think it's time to nip this horses**t in the bud, before it gets out of hand.  —  How Does Arringtons Know What Operating Systems Is?
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Ted Dziuba / The Register:
Chrome-fed Googasm bares tech pundit futility  —  Fail and You Last week, Google released a web browser called Chrome, and the online tech media had a powerful Googasm.  We were long overdue for another climax like this, having been lightly stimulated with half-baked Google web products in the four years since GMail was released.
Daniel Boffey / Daily Mail:
Apple admit Briton DID invent iPod, but he's still not getting any money  —  Apple has finally admitted that a British man who left school at 15 is the inventor behind the iPod.  —  Kane Kramer, 52, came up with the technology that drives the digital music player nearly 30 years ago but has still not seen a penny from his invention.
Wall Street Journal:
Big Marketers Challenge Google-Yahoo Deal  —  Trade Group Calls for Justice Department To Block Planned Search-Ad Partnership  —  Some of the country's biggest marketers are rallying to oppose an advertising deal between Google Inc. and Yahoo Inc., as the Justice Department considers whether to go to court to block the agreement.
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Ryan / The Dastardly Report:
Esquire October 2008 E-Ink Issue!  —  Yep, I got one!  In hand, fresh from the newsstand.  For the October issue of Esquire, they decided to release 100,000 issues with the world's first E-Ink magazine cover.  The E-Ink display is the same technology used in the Amazon Kindle and Sony Reader.
Craig Stoltz / Web 2.Oh. . .really?:
Rick Sanchez Debuts Twitter on TV  —  Today at 3 p.m. EST, CNN's promiscuous social media adopter Rick Sanchez debuts a TV show called Rick Sanchez Direct.  —  This may be of some cultural significance, in that that the program appears to be about/from/in/around [insert your favorite preposition] Twitter.
Discussion: The FASTForward Blog
BBC:
Know where fast  —  “This is, in a sense, a social network of dead people,” Steven Johnson told this year's dConstruct conference in Brighton.  —  Mr Johnson was a keynote speaker at the gathering which brought together technologists, and theorists involved in the social web.
Jeremy Kirk / PC World:
Critical Vulnerability Patched in Google's Chrome  —  A Vietnamese security company has found a critical vulnerability in Google's new browser Chrome, but Google has already released patch for that problem and at least one more.  —  The vulnerability is one of several problems identified …
Discussion: Lockergnome
Daniel Terdiman / CNET News:
Say Where brings voice recognition to iPhone apps … If you've spent any time using iPhone apps, you probably have gotten a hint of the fact that they may well be the hottest thing going and, in some ways, the future of software.  —  That's largely due to the fact that, especially with iPhone 3G …
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb and Inquirer
BBC:
Paper tale  —  The future of paper is starting to look a little less certain, says Bill Thompson  —  The UK launch of the Sony Reader has sparked another round of frenzied speculation over the future of the printed book in a world of screens, networks and digital data.
Discussion: TeleRead
Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo:
Google Military-Controlled Satellite Reaches Orbit, We Don't Feel Lucky  —  The image associated with this post is best viewed using a browser.According to the company, the GeoEye-1 satellite is the highest resolution commercial satellite orbiting the planet right now.
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Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life:
The 3 Laws of Platform Adoption: Why Developers Choose Platforms and What it Means to You  —  I've been thinking a lot about platform adoption recently.  I guess it is the combination of the upcoming Microsoft PDC and watching the various moves in the area of social networking platforms like OpenSocial and fbOpen.
Discussion: TomsTechBlog.com
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb:
Web 1.0 Job Sites Have New Competition: PaidInterviews  —  At DEMO08, a new type of job web site launches today: PaidInterviews.  Unlike today's traditional (ahem, boring) job sites like Monster.com or HotJobs, PaidInterviews combines social networking with a more sophisticated job matching algorithm …
Discussion: Mashable! and The Inquisitr
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines:
London Stock Exchange hit with ‘connectivity issue’  —  The London Stock Exchange is on hold Monday following a “connectivity issue” that halted trading.  The timing couldn't have been worse: Volume was heavy in Europe after the U.S. government bailed out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Discussion: Times of London and The Register
 
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Steve Litchfield / All About Symbian:
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Discussion: SlashPhone
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
DEMOfall 08: Qtask shows off collaboration software
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
DEMOfall 08: iLovePhotos puts photo-organizing on autopilot
Shel Israel / Business Week:
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Rob Dubbin / Washington Post:
Just Let Me Check One Last Thing . . .
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Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
DEMOfall 08: Telnic figures shows how .tel domains can communicate without web sites
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 Earlier Items: 
Daniel Terdiman / CNET News:
iPhone app gleans healthy grub nearby
Discussion: VentureBeat
Microsoft:
Microsoft and Partners Help Customers “Get Virtual Now”
Discussion: The Register and ActiveWin.com
PRWeb:
MyHeritage Raises $15 Million from Index Ventures and Accel Partners …
Discussion: PDA, paidContent.org and TechCrunch
Wolfgang Gruener / TG Daily:
iPhone 3G at Best Buy: Apple ads a flat-out lie
Wall Street Journal:
Critics Say Gates-Seinfeld Duo No Laughing Matter
Discussion: WebGuild and The Inquisitr
Stephen Totilo / MTV Multiplayer:
Will Wright Reacts To Critical ‘Spore’ Reviews, Reveals Personal Playing Style
Mark Frauenfelder / Boing Boing:
Apple solved touchscreen copy-and-paste 15 years ago
Discussion: Cult of Mac, Gizmodo and Digg
Long Zheng / istartedsomething:
Applications, coming soon to a Mesh near you
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