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1:05 AM ET, June 22, 2009

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MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
T-Mobile Will Drop Its Second Android Phone, The myTouch 3G, This August For $199.  —  As the first Android phone, T-Mobile's G1 was a much welcomed entry into the smartphone market.  And it may have been considered the must-have smartphone were it not for a certain device from Apple.
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Roy Furchgott / Gadgetwise:
Behind the Design of a New Android Phone  —  When T-Mobile asked customers what they thought of the G1 Google phone, there were three major complaints.  The battery life was anemic, the design was clunky, and where was Outlook?  —  T-Mobile announces a mea culpa Monday in the form of the myTouch …
Wall Street Journal:
Iran's Web Spying Gets Western Aid  —  European Gear Used in Vast Effort to Monitor Communications  —  By CHRISTOPHER RHOADS in New York and LORETTA CHAO in Beijing  —  The Iranian regime has quietly developed, with the assistance of European telecommunications companies …
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Regarding the WSJ's Report That Steve Jobs Had a Liver Transplant  —  [This piece combines into a single narrative and expands upon three shorter pieces I posted immediately after this news broke Friday night.]  —  Friday night around midnight, The Wall Street Journal published a report headlined …
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Leander Kahney / Cult of Mac:
Is This Steve Jobs's Memphis Mansion?
Discussion: Forbes and Joe Wilcox
Deborah Yao / Associated Press:
FTC plans to monitor blogs for claims, payments  —  Savvy consumers often go online for independent consumer reviews of products and services, scouring through comments from everyday Joes and Janes to help them find a gem or shun a lemon.  —  What some fail to realize, though …
Discussion: Geek News Central
Kevin Purdy / Lifehacker:
Top 10 Firefox 3.5 Features  —  Firefox 3.5 is a pretty substantial update to the popular open-source browser, and it's just around the corner.  See what features, fixes, and clever new tools are worth getting excited about in the next big release.  —  UPDATE: A previous version of this list …
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New York Times:
Investors Bet on Payments via Cellphone  —  SAN FRANCISCO — On a PC, having to fill out a form and type in a credit card number to buy something is only mildly annoying.  On a cellphone, it could make you want to skip the purchase entirely.  —  This is why investors …
Discussion: Payments News
Jack Loftus / Gizmodo:
Apple Issuing $30 iTunes Store Credit For iPhone 3GS/AT&T Activation Snafu  —  Following iPhone 3GS/AT&T activation delays that were in some cases 48 hours long, Apple has allegedly responded with a $30 “We're sorry” gift that will be good at the iTunes Store on Monday.
Scott Kirsner / Boston Globe:
Start-ups stifled by noncompetes  —  In mid-2008, Nabeel Hyatt was hoping to turbo-charge his team at Conduit Labs Inc., a developer of Internet-based games in Cambridge, by hiring an experienced 3-D artist who was working at Turbine Inc.  —  Westwood-based Turbine is one of the state's …
Discussion: bijan sabet
Jack Loftus / Gizmodo:
Kindle DRM Surfaces To Deny User the Books He's Bought and Paid For  —  Amazon needs to work on its Kindle DRM policy, because the following story is ridiculous.  —  Basically, the way Kindle and the Kindle iPhone app are set up today, users have no idea how many times they can download a book …
Rupal Parekh / AdAge:
Google Opens Up Digital-Education Portal  —  With Agencyland, Search Giant Hoping Shops Will Be Hot for Teacher  —  NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — Google has spent a lot of time in the past few years trying to quell fears it's out to disintermediate advertising agencies.
Thanks:atul
Ray Beckerman / Recording Industry vs The People:
How Thomas-Rasset case would have played out, had we not been in the Parallel Universe  —  The normal world in which we litigators travel is that both sides are represented by lawyers, and there are a judge and jury to act as umpires, and cases are decided according to time tested principles of substantive and procedural law.
Discussion: ZDNet Government and p2pnet
 
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Jesse Stay / Stay N' Alive:
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Spencer E. Ante / Business Week:
Twitter Diplomacy  —  The U.S. State Dept. is enlisting Silicon …
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Bernard Lunn / ReadWriteWeb:
AdSense: The (Weak) Elephant in the Room
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 Earlier Items: 
Jane Hodges / New York Times:
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MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
It Really Should Have Been Called The iPhone 3G V - For Video
Discussion: Matt Cutts, ithinkdifferent and Fast Company, Thanks:atul
Kim-Mai Cutler / VentureBeat:
Who rules real-time search? A look at 11 contenders
Discussion: ResearchBuzz and digg.com, Thanks:stopthespam
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Ziff Davis to shut down ExtremeTech web site
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