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12:30 PM ET, June 3, 2010

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John Paczkowski / D8 Conference:
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in the Privacy Hot Seat at D8  —  When Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was last on the D stage-at D6 in 2008-the company was still reeling from the privacy backlash over its Beacon advertising system.  Months earlier, Zuckerberg had apologized for Facebook's disregard …
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John Paczkowski / D8 Conference:
D8 Video: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Privacy  —  As expected, Facebook's privacy controls and CEO Mark Zuckerberg's views on privacy figured prominently in his Wednesday appearance at D8.  Is the company violating its members' expectation of privacy?  Is it pushing them to overshare?
Therese Poletti / MarketWatch:
Facebook CEO has a Richard Nixon moment
Discussion: Sydney Morning Herald
Kim-Mai Cutler / VentureBeat:
Zuckerberg acknowledges “stupid” collegiate behavior on-stage
Ina Fried / Beyond Binary:
Up close with the Dell Streak  —  RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif.—The tablet parade at D: All Things Digital continued into Wednesday afternoon, with Dell doing a brief onstage demo of its 5-inch Dell Streak device.  —  The Android-powered gadget is bigger than any smartphone but smaller than nearly all other tablets.
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Ina Fried / Beyond Binary:
Ballmer and Ozzie at D8 (live blog)  —  RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif.—Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie are slated to speak at the D: All Things Digital event on Thursday morning.  —  Check back around 8 a.m. PDT for live coverage from the event.
Jon Nevitt / DoubleClick Advertiser Blog:
Investing in exchange bidding  —  We're happy to announce that we've acquired Invite Media, an innovative start-up based in New York and Philadelphia.  —  The team at Invite Media has developed technology that enables advertisers and agencies to use “real time bidding” to buy display ad space …
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Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Google Confirms Invite Media Acquisition, Brings Bidding To Display Ads
Discussion: AdExchanger.com, GigaOM and WebProNews
CNET News:
Court examining Gizmodo devices for iPhone info  —  Authorities have finally begun examining the computers, server, and other electronic gear seized from a Gizmodo editor as part of the investigation into a missing iPhone prototype.  —  Stephen Wagstaffe, chief deputy district attorney for San Mateo County …
Nilay Patel / Engadget:
AT&T warns customer that emailing the CEO will result in a cease and desist letter  —  Sure, Steve Jobs might be a one-man email PR machine, but his pal Randall Stephenson at AT&T doesn't appear to be quite as gregarious — as reader Giorgio Galante found out today, sending AT&T's CEO two emails …
Emil Protalinski / Ars Technica:
Microsoft unveils Windows Live Essentials Wave 4  —  After unveiling what's next for the most popular Windows Live client application, Messenger, and the most popular Windows Live web service, Hotmail, Microsoft is now ready to zero in on (most of) the remaining client applications in the Windows Live Essentials suite.
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
The Good and the Bad Regarding AT&T's New Data Plans  —  Good: The big plan, “DataPro”, now costs $25/month and gives you 2 GB per month.  That's $5 cheaper than the previous “unlimited” plan, and, according to AT&T, 98 percent of their current smartphone customers use less than 2 GB per month.
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Erica Sadun / TUAW:
Candid answers from AT&T on the new iPhone data plans
Nilay Patel / Engadget:
HP CEO: “We didn't buy Palm to be in the smartphone business”  —  You'd think spending a billion dollars on a smartphone company would indicate a desire to, say, make and sell smartphones, but you'd apparently be thinking wrong: HP CEO Mark Hurd just told investors at the Bank …
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Larry Dignan / ZDNet:
HP CEO Mark Hurd talks datacenters, networking and Palm
Google Mobile Blog:
Google Search for mobile now includes mobile app results  —  As mobile apps continue to proliferate in stores like Android Market and the iPhone App Store, finding relevant information on the web about these apps is becoming more important to help you decide which apps to download.
Joanna Stern / Engadget:
Microsoft Windows Embedded Compact 7 tablet prototype preview  —  So, there may never be a Windows 7 Phone tablet, but that device above looks pretty darn close to what one may have looked like.  In actuality that's just the tablet that Microsoft has been using at Computex to demo …
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Marvin Ma / DigiTimes:
Whether tablet PCs can become market segment is still uncertain, says Microsoft VP
Discussion: ZDNet, WMPoweruser.com and Fudzilla
Kevin Michaluk / CrackBerry.com blogs:
First look: BlackBerry Curve 9300 images!  —  First look at the next generation of low-cost BlackBerry Curve, the 9300...  ** images removed per request **  —  Back on April 8th we outted a new BlackBerry device model by finding it's UAProf xml document up on BlackBerry's website …
Bruce Newman / Mercury News:
Woz, Jobs and ... Wayne?  Apple's forgotten founder still wandering in the desert  —  PAHRUMP, Nev. — It's usually past midnight when Ron Wayne, co-founder of Apple — colossus of the tech world, and Silicon Valley's most adored franchise — leaves his home here and heads into town.
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Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Kazaa/Skype founders return to online music with Rdio social startup  —  Rdio — pronounced r-dee-o — has some spelling problems.  But it is a very ambitious startup that hopes to liberate consumers from some annoying restrictions when listening to online music.
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:
Verizon Has No Plans for Apple Support in the “Immediate Future”  —  LOS ANGELES - Despite relentless speculation about the imminent support of the iPhone and iPad in the U.S., there is no immediate plan for Verizon to support the Apple mobile devices, John Johnson, a Verizon Wireless spokesperson told Beet.TV in this video interview.
Sinead Carew / Reuters:
Skype: millions downloaded new iPhone 3G app in days  —  (Reuters) - Millions of consumers have downloaded a Skype Web telephony application that launched Sunday, allowing users of Apple Inc iPhone to use privately held Skype's service over the cellular network for the first time, a Skype mobile executive said on Wednesday.
Jason Snell / Macworld:
Time for Apple to open up the iPhone  —  The company can blunt its competitors' biggest advantage in one stroke  —  Ever since Apple introduced the App Store, someone or other has written weekly (perhaps daily) about why Apple's tight control over the App Store is a bad idea.
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider
Wall Street Journal:
‘Vanity’ Press Shakes Up Book Industry  —  Writer Karen McQuestion spent nearly a decade trying without success to persuade a New York publisher to print one of her books.  In July, the 49-year-old mother of three decided to publish it herself, online.  —  Eleven months later …
Marvin Ma / DigiTimes:
First Chrome OS notebook to be available in fall of 2010, says Google VP  —  The first notebook equipped with the Google-developed Chrome OS is expected to be launched in the fall of 2010, according to Sundar Pichai, vice president of product management at Google.
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb:
Facebook Cracking Down on Rogue Apps with New Verification Program  —  Facebook is launching a new security measure which is clearly in response to the recent threats caused by numerous rogue applications that have spread virally across the social network.  According to news …
 
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Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
BookRenter Raises $10 Million To Be The Netflix For Textbook Rentals
Discussion: paidContent, Bits and DailyTech
PC World:
Bike Powers Nokia Phone Charger
Chris Pendleton / Bing Maps Blog:
New Bing Map App: Bing Health Maps
Naoko Komura / Wikimedia blog:
New Wikipedia interface to nine more languages
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David Kaplan / paidContent:
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MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
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Neil Hughes / AppleInsider:
Flurry modifies data collection after being called out by Steve Jobs
Discussion: Softpedia News, TUAW and 9 to 5 Mac
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget:
Kno dual-screen tablet appears at D8, we go hands-on
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Why Google TV As A Platform May Push Apple To Build Televisions