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2:15 PM ET, September 27, 2010

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Olga Kharif / Business Week:
Apple Threatens Search Giants' Mobile Ad Shares  —  Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo! have swiftly lost share in the U.S. mobile advertising market to Apple's new iAd.  Independent rivals such as Jumptap and Millennial Media are gaining, too  —  Apple (AAPL) may be gaining share …
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Study Finds That Apple Dominates Tech News  —  A new study confirms what some in the technology industry have long sensed: that Apple commands an inordinate amount of the media's attention.  A yearlong look at technology news coverage by the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence …
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Journalism.org:
WHEN TECHNOLOGY MAKES HEADLINES  —  THE MEDIA'S DOUBLE VISION ABOUT THE DIGITAL AGE  —  The mainstream news media have offered the American public a divided view of how information technology influences society, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism.
Charlie Savage / New York Times:
U.S. Is Working to Ease Wiretaps on the Internet  —  WASHINGTON — Federal law enforcement and national security officials are preparing to seek sweeping new regulations for the Internet, arguing that their ability to wiretap criminal and terrorism suspects is “going dark” …
Wall Street Journal:
To Advertisers, Twitter's a Fledgling  —  Twitter Inc.'s foray into advertising is receiving mixed reviews among marketers, underscoring the challenges of turning the popular micro-blogging service into a highly profitable enterprise.  —  The popularity of Twitter has fueled expectations …
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Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb:
Twitter's Promoted Tweets Sell for $100K and Up
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Reid Hoffman (sort of) returns to his super-angel roots  —  Right about now, LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman is preparing to be interviewed on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt.  Expect him to lead off with an announcement: Hoffman is launching a $20 million seed-stage investment program …
Discussion: TechCrunch
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Nick Saint / Silicon Alley Insider:
Reid Hoffman, Greylock Partners Launch $20 Million Seed Fund
Discussion: VentureBeat
Nick Saint / Silicon Alley Insider:
We Just Watched A Movie In 3D On An iPhone, And It Was Awesome  —  Here's something you probably didn't know your iPhone could do: display movies in 3D.  —  Actually, it can't quite yet.  But a company called Spatial View is launching an online 3D movie store, 3DeeCentral …
Serkan Toto / CrunchGear:
Galapagos: Sharp Announces 5.5-Inch And 10.8-Inch Android Tablets (Video)  —  It took them a while, but now it seems Sharp is serious about entering the e-book and tablet business.  The company announced “Galapagos"in Tokyo today [press release in English], with Galapagos being the (terrible) …
Bryan Jacobs / Gizmodo:
How Shazam Works To Identify (Nearly) Every Song You Throw At It  —  Many of us are prone to using the Shazam music-identification service whenever we encounter unfamiliar songs.  After all, it's just so easy to whip out our phones, open an app, and know everything about a mystery song in seconds.
Discussion: ringtonia.com
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.)
Jon Orlin / TechCrunch:
TechCrunch Disrupt LIVE Webcast, Day One (TCTV)  —  Standby in 3 - 2 - 1: We are now live from San Francisco with TechCrunch Disrupt.  If you can't make the conference in person, you can still watch all the great panels, fireside chats, product launches, and the Startup Battlefield, plus a few surprises on TechCrunch TV.
Sean Hollister / Engadget:
Apple granted patent for handheld that recognizes your hands  —  You could probably fill a book with Apple patent applications that never amounted to anything, but here's one that's at least been granted — a “handheld device” that uses capacitive sensors to recognize your identity …
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.
Reuters:
Welcome to Nokia, Mr. Elop  —  (Reuters) - The company many see as among the most innovative in the world is a strange mix of intensity and laid-back cool.  Its products are revolutionary and have transformed an entire industry, says the author of a definitive history of the firm.
Discussion: Stowe Boyd
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Kevin J. O'Brien / New York Times:
Nokia's Bureaucracy Stifled Innovation, Ex-Managers Say
Dharmesh Mehta / The Windows Blog:
WordPress.com and Windows Live partnering together and providing an upgrade for 30 million Windows Live Spaces customers  —  Over the last few weeks, we've spent a good bit of time talking about our approach to partnering with the web, and as part of that, how we're deeply integrating …
Discussion: Datamation
Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:
Judge puts hammer down on Hurt Locker P2P subpoena  —  A federal judge in South Dakota this week quashed a US Copyright Group subpoena targeting an ISP in his state.  Why?  Jurisdiction, and a fax machine.  —  Regional Internet service provider Midcontinent wasn't amused when it received …
Royal Pingdom:
Hold on a second, is Blackberry growing as fast as Android?  —  There has been much said about the imminent demise of RIM's Blackberry in the face of the unstoppable momentum of Android (and previously the iPhone).  But here's an interesting piece of information: According to data from Statcounter …
Thanks:rawmeet
Ankur Jain / Google Enterprise Blog:
New OAuth support for Google Apps APIs  —  Google Apps is designed to provide a secure and reliable platform for your data.  Until today, Google Apps administrators had to sign requests for calls to Google Apps APIs using their username and password (this is called ClientLogin Authorization).
Brier Dudley / Seattle Times:
HTC CEO Peter Chou discusses future of smartphones  —  If an HTC smartphone is going to have antenna problems, one of the first people to find out probably will be Peter Chou.  —  The chief executive of the hot Taiwanese phone maker carries more phones than a shopping-mall kiosk.
Chad Catacchio / The Next Web:
33 million people played Zynga games - yesterday  —  Zynga has 215 million active monthly users on Facebook, said Zynga founder and CEO Mark Pincus just now at TechCrunch Disrupt.  What might be even more impressive is that 33 million people played Zynga games - just yesterday.
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Kno To Build A Single Screen, Education-Focused Tablet  —  Kno Inc, the company that recently received $ 46 million from Andreessen Horowitz, Silicon Valley Bank and TriplePoint Capital to build “the most powerful tablet anyone has ever made” announces at TC Disrupt that it will also be building …
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