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11:45 AM ET, July 22, 2010

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Jeremiah Grossman:
I know who your name, where you work, and live (Safari v4 & v5)  —  Right at the moment a Safari user visits a website, even if they've never been there before or entered any personal information, a malicious website can uncover their first name, last name, work place, city, state, and email address.
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Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Apple the new world leader in software insecurity  —  Apple has displaced Oracle as the company with the most security vulnerabilities in its software, according to security company Secunia.  Over the first half of 2010, Apple had more reported flaws than any other vendor.  Microsoft retains its third-place spot.
Discussion: Gizmodo
AppleInsider:
Apple appoints new Senior VP of Operations to address product quality  —  Apple has appointed a new Senior Vice President of Operations dedicated to ensuring that Apple products meet “the highest standards of quality, “AppleInsider has learned.  —  

Jeff Williams …
Chris Ziegler / Engadget:
Microsoft to employees: ‘everybody gets a Windows Phone 7!’  —  Microsoft guru extraordinaire Mary Jo Foley has retweeted a company employee boasting of a commitment to hand out Windows Phone 7 devices to each and every one of Redmond's 90,000-plus employees around the world.
Walter S. Mossberg / Personal Technology:
Galaxy Phones From Samsung Are Worthy iPhone Rivals  —  The war of the super-smartphones continues to heat up, and, at the moment, most of the combat seems to be between Apple's iPhone and the multiplying array of competitors running Google's Android operating system.
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac:
AT&T activates 3.2 million iPhones in Q2, 10x iPhone 4s as 3GS  —  Apple's US carrier partner, AT&T, sure has one big smile on its face — it has recorded the highest number of iPhone activations ever and is stealing swathes of cellphone market share from its competitors.
Richard MacManus / ReadWriteWeb:
Less Than 1 Year Until The Internet Runs Out of Addresses  —  The Internet will run out of Internet addresses in about 1 year's time, we were told today by John Curran, President and CEO of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN).  The same thing was also stated recently by Vint Cerf, Google's Chief Internet Evangelist.
Discussion: Times of India, ZDNet and Tech Eye
Peter Parkes / The Big Blog:
iPhone update: now supports multitasking, no additional charges for calling over 3G  —  In May, we upgraded our iPhone app to allow users to make calls over 3G data connections.  Today, I'm pleased to introduce a brand new version of the app.  It allows you to make calls with high quality sound, and supports multitasking.
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Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report:
Skype released for iOS 4, receives calls in background
Nick O'Neill / All Facebook:
7 Takeaways From Lasts Night's Talk With Mark Zuckerberg  —  Last night Mark Zuckerberg faced a dual interview from David Kirkpatrick, author of “The Facebook Effect”, and NPR's Guy Raz, at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California.  We attended the event to see what …
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MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Twitter Opening Its Own Custom Data Center In Utah Later This Year  —  As you may have noticed, Twitter has had some reliability issues over the past few months.  Part of this was related to the World Cup, part of it is because they just continue to grow at a fast pace — 300,000 new accounts are created a day now.
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Jean-Paul Cozzatti / The Twitter Engineering Blog:
Twitter & Performance: An update
Discussion: blogs.chron.com and Twitter Blog
Ben Lorica / O'Reilly Radar:
Where Facebook's half a billion users reside  —  Facebook announced this morning that they now reach 500 million active users (just five and half years after launching).  But where do these half a billion users reside?  Refreshing my post from February, the share of users from Asia continues …
Marcia / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Court: Violating Terms of Service Is Not a Crime, But Bypassing Technical Barriers Might Be  —  Good news: another federal judge has ruled that violating a website terms of service is not a crime.  But there's bad news, too — the court also found that bypassing technical or code-based barriers intended …
Discussion: Inquirer, Ars Technica and MediaPost
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Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Facebook Doesn't Violate Competition Laws, Court Rules In Power.com Lawsuit
Discussion: WebProNews, Thanks:roicarthy
Kim-Mai Cutler / VentureBeat:
Fred Wilson: Apple is evil and Facebook is just a photo-sharing site  —  Twitter and Foursquare investor Fred Wilson shrugged off Facebook's open graph, the social network's strategy for mapping the web via people's relationships and tastes, and called Apple evil for its increasing control over devices and the mobile ecosystem.
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David Kirkpatrick / Fortune:
The massive hole in Facebook's latest legal challenge  —  Mark Zuckerberg says he owes nothing to Paul Ceglia, the man who recently emerged from the woodwork with the extraordinary claim that he owns 84% of Facebook.  —  Ceglia hired Zuckerberg — then an 18-year-old college freshman …
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Eric Eldon / Inside Facebook:
If True, the Ceglia Case Could Rewrite Part of Facebook's Early History
Demian Bulwa / San Francisco Chronicle:
San Francisco's unluckiest thief  —  There are unlucky thieves, and then there is Horatio Toure.  —  According to San Francisco police, the 31-year-old city resident rode a bicycle up to a woman Monday afternoon in the South of Market neighborhood, snatched an iPhone out of her hands, and then pedaled away.
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Nokia's Q2: 111+ Million Devices Shipped, Sales Tops €10 Billion, Profit Drops 40%  —  Nicely timed a few days before Nokia's earnings release, the Wall Street Journal on Monday reported that the mobile giant is conducting a search for a new chief executive, citing the company's trouble …
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
FCC Finally Admits US Broadband Competitiveness Sucks; Broadband Co's Then Order Their Favorite Politicians To Trash FCC  —  Every year, the FCC is required to come out with a report on broadband competitiveness.  Every year, it's a joke.  Way back in 2006, the GAO looked at the 2005 report …
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
You Are On Pandora: Service Hits 60 Million Listeners, Adding Users Faster Than Ever  —  Yesterday at the New Music Seminar in New York, the streaming music recommendation service Pandora announced that they now have 60 million listeners registered.  This is up from 50 million in April, and 40 million in December.
Discussion: Pulse2, GigaOM and WebProNews
 
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Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine:
Demand Overwhelms Flipboard, App Creators Ask for Patience
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Mark Lee / Bloomberg:
Baidu Forecast Beats Estimates as China Dispute Hurts Google; Shares Rise
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Discussion: Tech Eye
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Jonah Lehrer / The Frontal Cortex:
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Joanna Stern / Engadget:
HP confirms that Slate is still kicking, ‘next steps’ being determined
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Might The T-Mobile iPhone Preempt The Verizon iPhone?
Stephen Shankland / CNET News:
Chrome 6: What made the cut—and what missed it
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Netflix Says Subscriber Total Jumped 42 Percent
 

 
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