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5:05 AM ET, November 18, 2010

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Andrew Grieve / Google Mobile Blog:
Editing your Google Docs on the go  —  With Google Docs, we're always trying to make you more productive—and part of that means making it possible for you to get things done from anywhere, at anytime.  That's why we're excited that the new documents editor now supports editing on your mobile browser.
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Clint Boulton / eWeek:
Google Docs Editing Comes to Android 2.2, iOS Devices
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!:
Twitter's Official Analytics Product Has Arrived  —  Twitter has started inviting a select group of users to test a new analytics product, Mashable has learned.  Such a product has been rumored for some time, and a Twitter executive said earlier this year that Analytics would debut by the end of 2010.
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Twitter Raising New Venture Round at $3 Billion Valuation  —  Twitter is mulling over raising a new round of financing, we've heard from multiple sources, and a variety of venture firms are frothing at the mouth to lead the round.  The valuation is likely to be in the $3 billion range …
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Jessica Guynn / L.A. Times Tech Blog:
Twitter co-founder Evan Williams: ‘We have a lot of money in the bank’  —  Will Twitter or won't Twitter raise another round of funding that would make it worth $3 billion?  —  Twitter co-founder Evan Williams did not shed any light on the subject Wednesday despite persistent onstage questioning …
Discussion: Reuters and TechCrunch
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Twitter “Screwed Up” With Developers, Founder Says
Discussion: The Social
David Pogue / New York Times:
Google TV, Usability Not Included  —  Google Mail.  Google Phone.  Google Voice.  Google News.  —  Holy cow.  Is there any corner of our lives where Google doesn't want a toehold?  —  Not anymore.  It's here, just in time for the holidays: Google TV!
Discussion: SAI and Stage Two
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Walter S. Mossberg / Personal Technology:
Google TV: No Need to Tune In Just Yet  —  The quest to bring the full range of Internet video to your TV in a simple way continues, but it isn't going well.  The latest team to try—Google, Logitech and Sony—has made an admirably bold effort, but, like others before, it has missed the mark, at least in its first effort.
Wall Street Journal:
Verizon Rethinks Data Pricing  —  Executives Say 4G Shift Creates Option to Charge More for Faster Wireless Transfers  —  Top executives at Verizon Communications Inc. are exploring ways to charge consumers based on the speed of their wireless data connection in addition to the amount of data they use.
Liz Gannes / NetworkEffect:
Looks Like Facebook Connect Is Coming to MySpace Tomorrow  —  MySpace and Facebook have just invited the press to a joint GoToMeeting webinar (how very *not* social media!) tomorrow at noon PT. The announcement comes on the heels of a report from The Telegraph on Wednesday that MySpace plans to integrate Facebook Connect “imminently.”
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Dan Frommer / The Business Insider:
Facebook And MySpace Schedule Joint Announcement For Thursday
Discussion: PC World, Mashable! and The Next Web
Richard Gaywood / TUAW:
The staggering size of iOS's game collection  —  Update: see below for an updated graph that supercedes this one.  —  How big is iOS as a gaming platform?  I wondered to myself on an idle rainy afternoon.  After all, we hear a lot about how the App Store has passed eleventy gajillion downloads …
Discussion: IntoMobile, Touch Arcade, Crave and asymco
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Steve Perlman shows off OnLive's disruptive MicroConsole (video)  —  Steve Perlman, chief executive of instant-play game company OnLive, is also chief pitch man for the company's games-on-demand service.  Today, the Palo Alto, Calif.-based company is announcing it is taking pre-orders for its $99 MicroConsole and wireless controller.
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Sean Hollister / Engadget:
OnLive MicroConsole official at $99, we go hands-on and bombard you with details
Foremski / Silicon Valley Watcher:
Curation And The Human Web...  There is no doubt in my mind that the topic of curation and the Internet, is an important one and that it will be a dominant topic in 2011.  —  Curation is important because we are reaching the limits of what can be achieved through algorithms and machines in organizing and navigating the Internet.
Zach Epstein / BGR:
Fusion Garage's joojoo resuscitated, now targeting vertical markets  —  Will wonders never cease?  The joojoo, a 12-inch Linux-based tablet that was supposedly tied to a tree just last week, will in fact not be put out to pasture as had been reported last week.
Discussion: SlashGear and GottaBeMobile
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
FCC Head: The Google/Verizon Net Neutrality Proposal Slowed Us Down  —  Today at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, FCC head Julius Genachowski sat down with New York Magazin's John Heilemann.  One question Heilemann asked was Genachowski's thoughts about the joint Google/Verizon net neutrality policy …
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Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb:
Twitter to Sell 50% of All Tweets for $360k/Year Through Gnip  —  Twitter announced today a new partnership with social data streaming service Gnip at the Defrag Conference outside of Denver: Gnip will offer 50% of all the messages posted to Twitter for $360,000 per year, or 5% of all messages for $60,000 per year.
Martin Elm / Mobile-review:
First look.  Sony Ericsson Anzu - X12  —  Sony Ericsson's Android devices are beginning to grow in numbers and still trying to keep up in the OS's race that Google starts with a new version every few months.  So far all the XPERIA Android devices were relying more on their design …
Sarah Lacy / TechCrunch:
Will China's 1999 Moment Bail-Out Some Valley VCs?  —  Yes, China is taking over the world.  Or at least the Internet.  No, this is not like the WE'LL-ALL-BE-WORKING-FOR-JAPAN-oh- nevermind scare of the 1980s.  Why?  Because China has more than 1 billion people.
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Netflix charges ahead amid mad competitive scramble for internet TV  —  Netflix is charging ahead on providing a streaming-only movie service in the United States, according to chief executive Reed Hastings.  —  Speaking on stage on Wednesday at the Web 2. Summit with former News Corp …
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Yes, Cord Cutting Is Real, Says Report That The Cable Guys Don't Believe  —  Back to the cord-cutting debate!  —  Research firm SNL Kagan says the U.S. pay-TV business lost 119,000 subscribers last quarter.  That's only the second time in history that this has happened, and the first time was the previous quarter.
Brian Caulfield / Forbes:
Airbnb: The Ebay for the Entire House  —  Forbes Magazine dated December 06, 2010  —  Airbnb wants a shot at the $25 billion U.S. vacation rental market. … The bagels are toasty.  The fried eggs are delicious.  For $190 a night the location is “amazing.”
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily:
RIM Denies Deal With India Over Access  —  Research in Motion isn't any nearer to a deal to provide the Indian government with access to its encrypted email and instant messaging data than it was back in October.  This despite the claims of an anonymous official from the country's interior ministry …
Discussion: Electronista
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Janko Roettgers / GigaOM:
Video: Orb Wants To Bring All of Hulu to the TV
Discussion: Crave and The Toybox Blog
Tim Bradshaw / Insights on the tech industry:
Murdoch: still taking the tablets
Vanessa Fox / Search Engine Land:
Google Showing More Results Per Domain For More Queries
Electronista:
Dell mobile president leaving as phones, tablets shuffled
Jennifer Van Grove / Mashable!:
Twitter Calculates Reputation Scores for Each User
Discussion: Search Engine Land
Jon Lawrence / CircleID:
Russia's Cyrillic IDN ccTLD Blasts Off, Through the 500K Mark in Under a Week
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Ellen Messmer / Computerworld:
Dell offering first encryption product
Federico Viticci / MacStories:
Developers Can Now Submit Apps With Identical Names in the iOS and Mac App Store
Discussion: App Advice and iClarified
IAB:
$6.4 Billion in Q3 2010 Sets New Record for Internet Advertising Revenues
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