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11:20 PM ET, November 22, 2010

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Apple:
Apple's iOS 4.2 Available Today for iPad, iPhone & iPod touch  —  Major Software Update Brings Multitasking, Folders, Unified Inbox, Game Center, AirPlay & AirPrint to iPad  —  Apple® today announced that iOS 4.2, the latest version of the world's most advanced mobile operating system …
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Sam Grobart / Gadgetwise:
Understanding AirPlay in Apple's iOS 4.2  —  Update November 22, 2:11 p.m.: Added information regarding Airplay's audio capabilities.  —  As you may have learned already from my colleague Nick Bilton's post, Apple on Monday released an upgrade to its iOS operating system that brings a number …
Dwight Silverman / Houston Chronicle:
Is your iPhone's music gone after updating to iOS 4.2.1?  Here's a fix  —  If you're an iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch user, you probably know that Apple released the latest update to the operating system that powers those devices. iOS 4.2.1 is now flowing through the tubes …
Discussion: TechCrunch, Touch Arcade and TiPb
Vlad Savov / Engadget:
iOS 4.2 available today, brings the iPad into the multitasking era …
Jason Snell / Macworld:
Apple makes Find My iPhone free for some iOS 4.2 users
Google Enterprise Blog:
A bridge to the cloud: Google Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office now available to early testers  —  Tens of millions of people have moved to Google Docs because it's 100% web: it provides real-time collaboration in the browser, with no software to install, manage or upgrade.
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Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Google Launches Plugin That Fuses Microsoft Office With Google Docs
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft Blog:
So... whatever happened to Google's Chrome OS?  —  It was just about a year and a half ago that Google started talking up plans for its Chrome OS.  As I recall, a number of bloggers and reporters began tolling the death knell for Windows at that time, claiming Google's “operating-system-less” …
Discussion: The Next Web and Hardware 2.0 Blog
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MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Google: Chrome OS Still Coming This Year (It Just Might Be In Beta Form)  —  There's a lot of hoopla right now that Google's Chrome OS has been delayed and will miss the stated release date of “this year”.  Much of this is based off of the comment that Google CEO Eric Schmidt made last week …
Clint Boulton / eWeek:
Google CEO Schmidt: No Chrome OS Netbooks for Christmas
Discussion: Geek.com, Electronista and THINQ.co.uk
Jessie / The Official Netflix Blog:
A new plan for watching instantly, plus price changes to existing unlimited plans  —  Hi, Jessie Becker here, VP Marketing, with an update about changes we are making today to our plans and prices.  —  First, we are now offering a new $7.99 a month plan which lets you instantly watch unlimited TV episodes …
Foursquare Blog:
We're heading west!  —  In the past year, we had a major growth spurt: from about 100,000 to over 4.5 million users; from a single phone platform to six; from 50-person foursquare flashmobs to 1,000 person epic swarms; and we now have thousands of developers building on the the foursquare API.
Robin Wauters / TechCrunchIT:
Attachmate Corporation To Buy Novell For $2.2 Billion  —  Attachmate Corporation has agreed to acquire technology giant Novell for $6.10 per share in cash in a transaction valued at approximately $2.2 billion.  Attachmate is owned by an investment group led by Francisco Partners, Golden Gate Capital and Thoma Bravo.
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Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft Blog:
What's Microsoft's role in the Novell-Attachmate deal?
Matt Rosoff / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider:   Today's Novell Deal Helps Microsoft Continue Linux Fight
Shin Hyon-hee / The Korea Herald:
Galaxy Tab global sales top 600,000 units  —  Samsung Electronics Co. said Sunday it has sold more than 600,000 units of its tablet PC globally just a month after its launch.  —  The 7-inch Galaxy Tab was first released in Italy in mid-October, challenging the global dominance of Apple Inc.'s 9.7-inch iPad.
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Electronista:
Apple, News Corp seen launchng Daily, iTunes subs on Dec. 9
Thanks:jonfingas
Jolie O'Dell / Mashable!:
Twitter's Creative Director Talks Design, UX and Inspiration  —  The Web Design Best Practices Series is supported by The Bazaar, a marketplace to buy and sell creative objects.  Creatives can start setting up their stores here.  The Bazaar offers free shipping for all orders this festive season, and can be visited at http://bza.co.
Surur / WMPoweruser.com:
Silverlight coming to Xbox 360-the circle is complete  —  Microsoft has put out a job advert asking for a software development engineer to bring Silverlight to the Xbox 360.  —  Silverlight is already the development basis of Windows phone 7, and of course already runs on the desktop.
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac:
Phil Schiller has a Twitter  —  Apple's VP of iOS Scott Forstall got a Twitter back in mid-July and today Apple's Senior Vice President of Worldwide Product Marketing Phil Schiller got his verified.  We've honestly been following his account for a while now but only very recently could it have been verified …
Discussion: TechCrunch, MacStories and The Next Web, Thanks:markgurman
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Accel Partners' Extraordinary 2005 Fund IX  —  In 2005 Accel Partners closed its $440 million Accel 9 Fund.  That fund may not go down in history as the most profitable venture fund ever, but it will certainly be one to remember.  Why?  Facebook, for the most part.
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Facebook Tries To Silence Lamebook: Removes Its Page, Blocks Links And Likes  —  Another chapter in the Facebook vs. Lamebook, errmm, book: the social networking giant has confirmed to us that it has moved to diligently block all outgoing links to Lamebook.com, shut down the two-person company's Facebook Page …
Jay Yarow / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider:
HP Employees Rejoice As New CEO Returns Pay To Previous Levels  —  HP is raising salary levels back to where they were pre-financial crisis, new CEO Leo Apotheker just told employees.  —  Here's what one employee just told us:  —  We heard from Leo today.
Discussion: Data Central
Ryan Singel / Epicenter:
FCC Updating 911 for the Texting Generation, SRSLY  —  In a bid to bring the life-saving emergency service 911 into the 21st century, the FCC is looking at letting citizens report crimes through text messages and even stream video from their mobile phones to emergency centers.
Discussion: Gizmodo
Caroline McCarthy / CNET News:
Study: Fifth of Facebook users exposed to malware  —  Security software manufacturer BitDefender released Monday some statistics gleaned from Safego, a Facebook application that it offers to users of the social-network to keep an eye on their vulnerability to malware.
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb and TechSpot
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Meet Hashable, Which Wants to Make Money By Introducing You  —  Describe your startup's move from one business model to another as a “pivot” and you're going to incur some eye-rolling these days: The verb is one of most overused terms in techland.  —  But Mike Yavonditte doesn't care …
Discussion: Mashable!
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Internet TV Network Revision3 Wants You To Lean Back And Watch ... On Your TV  —  Internet TV network Revision3 is today formally debuting a new TV-optimized website and bringing its full catalog of online content to multiple platforms including Google TV, Yahoo! Connected TV, Windows Media Center, AppleTV, Boxee and Roku.
 
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Financial Times:
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Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Can Hunch's Algorithm Improve Your Gift-Giving Skills?
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Josh Constine / Inside Facebook:
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HP Beats The Street; Q4 Revenue Up 8 Percent To $33.3 Billion
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Ellen McGirt / Fast Company:
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