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10:45 PM ET, April 26, 2010

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Gizmodo:
Police Seize Jason Chen's Computers  —  Last Friday night, California's Rapid Enforcement Allied Computer Team entered editor Jason Chen's home without him present, seizing four computers and two servers.  —  They did so using a warrant by Judge of Superior Court of San Mateo.
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Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
iPhone Leak Investigation Pauses As DA Ponders Gizmodo Shield Law Defense  —  Earlier today news broke that police had raided Gizmodo editor Jason Chen's home in connection with the iPhone leak last week.  Authorities got a search warrant and removed four computers, two servers, and more.
Kim Zetter / Threat Level:
Expert: Invalid Warrant Used in Raid on iPhone Reporter's Home  —  Police raided the house of an editor for Gizmodo on Friday and seized computers and other equipment.  The raid was part of an investigation into the leak of a prototype iPhone that the site obtained for a blockbuster story last week.
Henry Blodget / The Wire:
Gawker Media Believes Police Violated Journalist Shield Law In Gizmodo Search-And-Seizure  —  In one of the first major test-cases of whether employees of online news organizations are entitled to the same protections as mainstream media “journalists” in the eyes of the law …
Yahoo! News:
What is Apple Inc.'s role in task force investigating iPhone case?  —  The California criminal investigation into the case of the errant Apple G4 iPhone that Gizmodo.com unveiled before legions of curious Internet readers last week is noteworthy in its potential to make new media law.
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:   Next Question: Are The Police After Gawker Or The Person Who Took The iPhone?
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider:
Cops Bust Into Gizmodo Editor's Home And Seize Computers …
Discussion: ClipperHouse and TechCrunch
Google Nexus One:
An update on Nexus One partnerships  —  When we launched Nexus One in January, we announced partnerships with Vodafone in Europe and Verizon Wireless in the US.  We have news on both fronts.  —  Today, Vodafone begins accepting pre-orders for Nexus One from customers in the United Kingdom …
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Amy Thomson / Bloomberg:
Verizon Doesn't Plan to Distribute Google's Nexus Phone
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider:
Motorola Dumping Google's Built-In Location Feature For Skyhook …
The Scott Adams Blog:
That Lost 4G Phone  —  Two questions I am often asked:  — How far in advance do you work?  — How quickly can you publish a comic on a current event?  —  Today I will indirectly answer both questions by talking about something else entirely.  I assume you've all been following …
Dave Berkowitz / The Windows Blog:
Wanna Peek at the Next Version of Windows Home Server?  Check out the new public beta for Windows Home Server, Code Name “Vail”  —  Many of you may already know that Microsoft has been hard at work on the next version of Windows Home Server.  We are excited to announce today that the beta …
Ashvin Kumar / The Blippy Blog:
Blippy Issues, Resolutions, Plan  —  It has been a rocky weekend for Blippy.  The weekend began with a front page article in the New York Times announcing our Series A financing.  The elation didn't last long.  A few hours later, reports surfaced about the discovery of credit card numbers within Google's cached search results.
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Kim-Mai Cutler / VentureBeat:
Mint founder Aaron Patzer makes a jab at Blippy's privacy woes
Discussion: GigaOM and Silicon Alley Insider
Brian McClendon / The Official Google Blog:
Earthly pleasures come to Maps  —  Earth Day may have just passed, but the Google Earth team loves it too much to let it go.  So we've found our own special way to celebrate Earth Day (a little late) by making an announcement that we've been working toward for a long time: Earth view in Google Maps.
Chris Ziegler / Engadget:
BlackBerry 6 coming in third quarter of this year  —  RIM's co-CEO Mike Lazaridis just announced in an analyst call today that the company's next platform — coined BlackBerry 6 — will be available “in the next calendar quarter,” which we take to mean the third quarter of 2010.
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Jason Cipriani / BerryScoop:
BlackBerry Concierge Coming To Help You Monitor Applications
Charles Arthur / Guardian:
Facebook privacy hole ‘lets you see where strangers plan to go’  —  Developer says new API lets you query social network's databases - and there doesn't seem to be a way to turn it off  —  Facebook's new system for connecting together the web seems to have a serious privacy hole, a web developer has discovered.
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Alexia Tsotsis / SFWeekly Tech:   Want to Meet Mark Zuckerberg? Here's a List of His Public Events
Digits:
South Korean Official's iPad Causes a Stir  —  South Korea's culture minister, Yu In-chon, strode into a government briefing room Monday for what seemed to be a routine photo-op as his ministry announced a $50 million program to help develop the country's budding electronic-books industry.
Discussion: Macsimum News
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report:
RIM announces the BlackBerry Bold 9650 and Pearl 3G  —  So check it out... RIM's huge BlackBerry hullabaloo, Wireless Enterprise Symposium, or “WES”, officially kicks off tomorrow in sunny Orlando, but that didn't stop the Waterloo folks from busting out two — count 'em, two — hot new smartphones prior to all of the festivities.
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Mark Sigal / O'Reilly Radar:
Five reasons iPhone vs Android isn't Mac vs Windows  —  Last week I presented at Stanford Graduate School of Business in a session on Mobile Computing called, “Creating Mobile Experiences: It's the Platform, Stupid.”  —  As the title underscores, I am a big believer that to understand …
Discussion: Mark Sigal's Blog, Thanks:atul
DigiTimes:
Nook outnumbers Kindle in March, says Digitimes Research  —  Manufacturers' e-book reader shipments to Barnes & Noble surpassed those to Amazon in March 2010, as demand for nook was picking up, according to Digitimes Research.  —  Digitimes Research senior analyst Mingchi Kuo cited figures …
Penry Price / Inside AdWords:
A new approach to how we work with advertising agencies  —  Cross posted from the Official Google Blog:  —  As the advertising industry has grown and evolved, so too has our relationship with advertising agencies.  These companies, from SEMs to the largest traditional agencies …
Thomas Ricker / Engadget:
Wi-Fi Sync: wirelessly sync the iPhone with iTunes... in your dreams (video)  —  Hey iPhone, welcome to 2007.  Following Opera's script in building grassroots hysteria to goad Apple into approving a contentious app, developer Greg Hughes is teasing a video of his Wi-Fi Sync app to the peoples of planet internet.
Jin Hyun-joo / The Korea Herald:
Samsung eyes Google TV  —  Samsung Electronics, the world's top TV maker, is considering developing “Google TVs” which run Google's Android operating system, its executive told The Korea Herald yesterday.  —  The move came as Samsung's rival, Sony, is reportedly working with Google and Intel …
Discussion: VentureBeat
Austin Haugen / Facebook Blog:
Answers to Your Questions on Personalized Web Tools  —  We've had an amazing response to our announcements from last week as more and more people engage with social and personalized experiences on other websites and services.  We've also heard many questions and wanted to answer the most common ones …
Discussion: louisgray.com and Digits
 
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