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9:50 PM ET, September 26, 2010

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Pradeep / WMPoweruser.com:
New Windows Phone Ads Released featuring HTC Mondrian  —  We all know that Microsoft is going to spend a lot of money on marketing Windows Phone 7.Below are the new ads featuring HTC Mondrian from AT&T.  —  It will be interesting to see all the advertisements from Microsoft,OEM Partners and carriers.
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Tom Warren / Neowin.net:
Exclusive: Microsoft set to launch Windows Phone 7 devices on October 21  —  Microsoft will launch a wide range of Windows Phone 7 devices on October 21, Neowin has learnt.  —  According to sources familiar with the software giants plans, Microsoft will hold several launch events worldwide …
Paul Thurrott / Windows Phone Secrets:
Windows Phone US launch is November 8  —  I mentioned on this week's Windows Weekly podcast that the October 11 date people have been tossing around for the Windows Phone launch was incorrect.  (Microsoft is holding an annual event in NYC on that day, but it's unrelated to Windows Phone.)
Discussion: Erictric, Thanks:rawmeet
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
AngelGate: Chris Sacca Responds To Ron Conway  —  Quick summary of “AngelGate” to date:  — A Blogger Walks Into A Bar  — Dave McClure Gets Mad  — Dave McClure Gets Really Mad  — Ron Conway Goes Nuclear  — Ron Conway Clarifies  —  As I said the other day, there would be more private emails getting published.
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Ron Conway Would Like To Clarify His Nuclear Attack On Fellow Angels  —  If angel investor Ron Conway wants us to post something here on TechCrunch, we're going to post it.  This morning he asked us to do just that.  —  This is a clarification, he says, to the private email slamming investors over “AngelGate.”
Discussion: BoomTown
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
TechCrunch Disrupt Will Not Be About AngelGate
Discussion: HipMojo.com, Thanks:kamalafset
Mark Hendrickson / Ursus Rex:
How to Pitch A Tech Blogger  —  I've been asked privately quite a few times over the last couple of years how one should pitch their startup to a tech blog like TechCrunch, GigaOm, VentureBeat or ReadWriteWeb.  So I've decided (quite selfishly) to write a post about the subject instead of repeating myself or re-forwarding emails.
Kevin J. O'Brien / New York Times:
Nokia's Bureaucracy Stifled Innovation, Ex-Managers Say  —  BERLIN — A few years before Apple introduced the iPhone in early 2007, the prototype of an Internet-ready, touch-screen handset with a large display made the rounds among upper management at Nokia.
Chris Williams / The Register:
CIA used ‘illegal, inaccurate code to target kill drones’  —  'They want to kill people with software that doesn't work'  —  The CIA is implicated in a court case in which it's claimed it used an illegal, inaccurate software “hack” to direct secret assassination drones in central Asia.
Discussion: Raw Story
Chris / cdixon.org:
The segmentation of the venture industry  —  Ford Motors dominated the auto market in the early 20th century with a single car model, the Model T. At the time, customers were seeking low-cost, functional cars, and were satisfied by an extremely standardized product (Ford famously quipped that …
Thanks:atul
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Corporate developers: exclusive first look at Application Craft, a new tool for corporate web apps  —  In the 1990s we had Visual Basic, Delphi, and then Visual Studio come along.  All great tools for corporate developers who needed to build apps for their workgroups.  —  But since then developer tools have stagnated.
Thanks:scobleizer
John Boudreau / Mercury News:
Developers see Google's Android operating system surpassing Apple's  —  A majority of developers believe Google's Android operating system — not Apple's iOS — will be the dominant platform in the future to power everything from smartphones to touch-screen refrigerators, according to a survey released today.
Ashlee Vance / New York Times:
The Defenders of Free Software  —  ARMIJN HEMEL, 32, lives with his parents in Tiel, a town smack-dab in the middle of the Netherlands.  He works as a technology consultant, but spends several hours a week on his avocation: pestering some of the world's most powerful consumer electronics and technology companies.
Discussion: Against Monopoly
 
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Tom Lenard / Tech Policy Institute Blog:
Antitrust and High-Tech: The Do-Not-Cold-Call List
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Owen Fletcher / Wall Street Journal:
IPhone Demand Outstrips Supply in China
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac:
Apple TV delayed? Pah! They're getting ‘Prepared for Shipment’
Discussion: Electronista
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Runkeeper's Ability To Outrun Nike & Adidas Shows How Big Companies …
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French court convicts Google and boss of defamation
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Mike / Understanding Google Maps & Local Search:
Google Announces Full Support for Microformats in Local
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Google Warning Gmail users on China Spying Attempts
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