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10:20 AM ET, July 27, 2010

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Martin Bryant / The Next Web:
Apple launches Multi-touch Trackpad, 12-core Mac Pro and 27″ Cinema Display  —  After the traditional dose of tension-building downtime, the Apple Store is now sporting some shiny new products.  So, what's new?  — The biggest news is the Multitouch Trackpad.
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Apple Updates iMac Line  —  Introduces New Multi-Touch Magic Trackpad  —  Apple® today updated its all-in-one iMac® line, widely praised as the world's best desktop computers, with the latest Intel Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 processors and powerful new graphics.
Leander Kahney / Cult of Mac:
Apple's Official Response To DMCA Jailbreak Exemption: It Voids Your Warranty  —  I just got a call from Apple's PR department to discuss today's historical DMCA exception ruling that makes iPhone jailbreaking legal.  —  Unfortunately, because of the legal issues involved …
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Richard / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
EFF Wins New Legal Protections for Video Artists, Cell Phone …
John Brownlee / Cult of Mac:
Jailbreaking Your iPhone Is Now Legal
The Ask.com Blog:
The New Ask.com is Here: What's Your Question?  —  Back in November, Doug Leeds, President of Ask.com, shared this post providing a glimpse into the future of Ask.com.  At the risk of sounding like a bad sci-fi movie, we're excited to say the future starts now.
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Carl Howe / Yankee Group Blog:
Setting the record straight on iPhone and Android  —  From our July Report “Why iPhones Matter” analyzing Yankee Group's Link Data: 2010 U.S. Survey Suite, Wave 1-3  —  “There's lies, damned lies, and statistics.”  — Mark Twain  —  A number of reports over the weekend surfaced referencing …
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Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider:
That Story Saying That Only 20% Of Android Owners Will Buy Another One — It's Not True  —  Over the weekend, we drew your attention to survey results from research firm Yankee Group, suggesting that only 20% of Google Android owners polled say they'd buy another Android phone.  —  Not true!
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Peter Nowak / CBC News:
Apple to sell iPhone 4 unlocked in Canada  —  When the iPhone 4 goes on sale in Canada on Friday, it will bring with it something relatively new for Canadian wireless customers — the ability to pit the big three service providers against each other.  —  Apple on Monday said it will sell …
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Googzilla!  Yahoo Japan Confirms Google Switch from Yahoo for Both Paid and Algo Search  —  Please see this disclosure related to me and Google.  —  As BoomTown reported earlier today, Yahoo Japan confirmed it would switch its search technology and paid search provider to Google from Yahoo.
Scott Thurm / Wall Street Journal:
Oracle's Ellison: Pay King  —  Leads WSJ List of Top-Paid CEOs of the Decade; Diller, Irani, Jobs Rank High  —  Larry Ellison, founder and chief executive of software maker Oracle Corp., topped the list of best-paid executives of public companies during the past decade …
Joanna Stern / Engadget:
Augen's $150 Android tablet hits Kmart circular, coming to stores later this week  —  We can't say we've heard of Augen before, but the company certainly sparked our interest (and that of Kmart circular readers) this weekend with its $149.99 7-inch Android tablet.
Michael Siliski / Google Mobile Blog:
An Even Better Way to Find Places Nearby  —  With six updates in six months, Google Maps for Android has been getting plenty of new features, both big and small.  A continued focus with each update has been on giving you better ways to find places nearby.  In the most recent updates …
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Ben Parr / Mashable!:
Twitter to Show Photos and Videos in the Stream [UPDATED]  —  A new Twitter setting called “Tweet Media” has rolled out to some of Twitter's users, strongly suggesting that the company will soon embed videos and photos in the stream.  —  Tweet Media, which the Mashable team and others …
Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
Google Punch  —  A video posted by Google shows the name of a new Google Docs feature: Google Punch.  A “punch” is a Google Docs filetype, just like a document, a spreadsheet or a presentation.  —  Here's the video:  —  One of the definitions of the word “punch” is “an iced mixed drink …
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb:
Check In While Checking Out: CardStar Adds Foursquare Integration  —  Mobile loyalty card application CardStar is today announcing integration with popular location-based service Foursquare in its newly updated iPhone application, CardStar 3.0.  Now, as CardStar users present their mobile phones …
Jon Stokes / Ars Technica:
There will be blood: why Apple and Intel are destined to clash  —  A long time ago, in what seems like a galaxy far, far away, Apple and Google were the Brad and Jennifer of the tech world.  Google had the cloud, Apple had the clients, and both companies were such industry darlings …
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Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
Google, Content Farms & Why This May Be Blekko's Moment  —  At the beginning of Google's “Searchology” event in early 2007 original Google employee Craig Silverstein opined, “If Google had started a year or two earlier, it wouldn't have worked.”  That's because prior to that time (1998) …
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Christopher Mims / Technology Review:
The Search Engine Backlash Against ‘Content Mills’
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