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9:35 AM ET, October 25, 2009


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Kim-Mai Cutler / VentureBeat:
Mark Zuckerberg on how to build hacker culture inside a company  —  (I'm live-blogging from Startup School, a daylong program from startup incubator YCombinator held at Berkeley today.  Mark Zuckerberg is on-stage for a question-and-answer session.  You can watch it here live or update as we go.
Discussion: TechCrunch
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Startup School: Ev Williams And Biz Stone Admit Even Twitter Thought Twitter Was Stupid At First  —  Ev Williams and Biz Stone have just taken the stage at Startup School, where they'll be taking many questions form the audience.  You can submit questions by tweeting a question like this " …
Discussion: Changing Way and VentureBeat
Kim-Mai Cutler / VentureBeat:
Sequoia Capital: The economy's not so grim after all
Discussion: TechCrunch, Thanks:atul
Miguel Helft / New York Times:
How High Will Real-Time Search Fly?  —  WHEN a US Airways plane landed in the Hudson River in January, the first picture appeared on Twitter.  In June, Twitter users were mourning Michael Jackson before major news outlets reported his death.  And, this month, as much of the nation was riveted …
Discussion: Regular Geek, Thanks:mrinaldesai
Lisa Zyga /
What Comes After Hard Drives?  —  ( — The ability to store and retrieve data is an important component of today's computers, as well as other modern electronic devices such as cell phones, video game consoles, and camcorders.  Since their invention in the 1950s …
Discussion: and Slashdot
Markcuban / blog maverick:
The DVR vs Internet Video  —  The “conventional wisdom” of internet intellectuals is that its a foregone conclusion that the future of content delivery is via the internet.  Furthermore, the same internet panel populaters seem to be of the mindset that traditional entertainment and content companies “just dont get it”.
Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
Google Docs Batch Export  —  Now you can export all your documents, spreadsheets, presentations and PDFs from Google Docs in a ZIP archive.  —  The most difficult part is to select all your files: you need to go to the “All items” section, scroll down to the bottom of the documents list …
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Tim Armstrong's Secret Project Is To Turn AOL Into A Low-Cost Content Machine  —  A couple days ago at the Web 2.0 Summit, AOL CEO Tim Armstrong caused a little bit of a stir when he hinted that AOL is working on a “secret” technology project.  When pressed for details on what exactly it is, he was vague.
Garett Rogers / Googling Google:
Google Music: What if...  So, Google's rumors of “Google Music” have found their way onto the internet again — at first glance, it looks like a very basic music preview tool: Nothing groundbreaking.  —  But, let's also take a look at what it could be — and why I'm a bit excited to see what actually happens on the 28th of this month.
Discussion: DeviceMAG
Kevin Michaluk / blogs:
Official List of BlackBerry Devices to Get OS 5.0 Update  —  Been wondering if the BlackBerry Smartphone you already own will be getting the OS 5.0 update everybody keeps talking about?  We knew there would be a cut-off somewhere down the road of older device models and it turns …
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Sequoia Capital Invests In Bump Technologies, The iPhone-Tapping Data Swap App  —  Bump Technologies, the startup behind the very popular iPhone application Bump, has closed a funding round led by Sequoia Capital.  We had heard whispers of the news weeks ago, but the company declined to comment on it.
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Twitter Finally Removing Deleted Tweets From Search Results  —  While most users may have not realized it, Twitter has had a rather annoying problem for some time now: If you deleted a tweet, it would still reside in Twitter Search's index.  This meant that if you said something you didn't mean to …
Discussion: Erictric, Thanks:atul
Emil Protalinski / Ars Technica:
Microsoft Security Essentials ongoing beta begins  —  The Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) Ongoing Beta Program has started letting testers in and is already handing out build 1.0.1676.0.  MSE is so far available in 39 markets.  —  As expected, Microsoft has started sending out e-mails …
Discussion: Geekword and All about Microsoft
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Janko Roettgers / NewTeeVee:
Achtung! Criminal Investigation Against YouTube Underway in Germany
Patrik Jonsson / Christian Science Monitor:
Tweets from the jury box: jurors using Twitter jeopardize trials
Discussion: TechCrunch
Tom Harvey / Salt Lake Tribune:
Trustee says SCO Group should pursue IBM, Novell lawsuits
Discussion: Computerworld
Kevin Kelleher / GigaOM:
PayPal's Fate Now Rests With Developers
Discussion: Brad Gosse
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
New Video Discovery Site Promises To Make a Rippol In The Stream …
Discussion: NewTeeVee
 Earlier Items: 
Tim Greene / Computerworld:
Avalanche is top phishing gang by far this year
Discussion: WebProNews and IT PRO - Today
EU adopts tough file-share stance
Discussion: and Techdirt
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Herd Mentality  —  Conformity is a powerful instinct.
Discussion: ParisLemon, Thanks:atul
Deborah Gage / PE Hub Blog:'s Unannounced Funding