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9:50 PM ET, September 5, 2011


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Chester Wisniewski / Naked Security:
Operation Black Tulip: Fox-IT's report on the DigiNotar breach  —  Fox-IT, the security auditors hired to investigate the compromise of DigiNotar, the digital certificate authority that signed fraudulent certificates for Google, the CIA and others, released their preliminary findings this afternoon.
Discussion: and Associated Press
Toby Sterling / Associated Press:
Experts suspect Iran involvement in Dutch hacking … AMSTERDAM (AP) — Hackers who broke into a Dutch web security firm have issued hundreds of bogus security certificates for spy agency websites including the CIA as well as for Internet giants like Google, Microsoft and Twitter, the government said Monday.
Discussion: Electronista
John Cook / GeekWire:
Photos: A look at Amazon's new delivery locker at 7-Eleven  —  Amazon's new locker system at 7-Eleven store in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood  —  Yesterday, my two-year-old son and I did a little investigative reporting.  Our goal?  Find the Seattle area 7-Eleven housing's new delivery locker system.
David Carr / New York Times:
A Tech Blogger Who Leaps Over the Line  —  When Michael Arrington, the editor of the popular Web site TechCrunch, told his bosses at AOL that he was forming a venture capital company to finance some of the technology start-ups that his site wrote about, they did not fire him or ask for his resignation.
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
Google Customer Support Surprise: Phone Reps Handling 10,000 Calls A Week From 60 Countries  —  Google has long received mixed-to-negative criticism for its customer service — or lack thereof.  But Francoise Brougher is changing all that.  Perhaps the least well-known senior executive outside Google …
Rochelle King / The Official Netflix Blog:
Netflix Launches in Latin America  —  Starting today,people throughout Latin America and the Caribbean who love watching movies andTV shows can enjoy a service that has revolutionized the viewing habits of morethan 25 million North Americans by letting them watch what they want, when andwhere they want.
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
T-Mobile's Next Big Android Phone Gets Caught On Camera  —  If you recognize the phone up top, ye ol' hypothalamus is probably already hard at work churnin' out the “Do Want” signals.  If you don't, here's all you need to know: it's called the HTC Amaze 4G (or the HTC “Ruby” …
Christian Zibreg / 9to5Mac:
GameStop to carry iOS devices soon, begins trading-in used iPhones, iPads and iPods for in-store credits  —  We've received a word from several sources that GameStop will soon begin offering the entire lineup of Apple's popular iOS mobile devices such as iPhones, iPods and iPads at their stores.
Discussion: iPhone, TUAW, and PadGadget
Tom Warren / WinRumors:
Microsoft denies Windows Phone location tracking accusations  —  Microsoft has denied claims that it collects phone location data without permission.  —  The software giant is the subject of a lawsuit filed last week which claims that Microsoft's camera software in Windows Phone 7 users …
Peter Maushagen / Reuters:
D.Telekom could miss fee if AT&T deal fails: source  —  (Reuters) - Deutsche Telekom AG (DTEGn.DE) could miss out on a multi-billion dollar break fee if regulatory hurdles cause the failure of its $39 billion deal to sell T-Mobile USA to AT&T (T.N), a person familiar with the matter said.
Tim O'Reilly / Google+:
This New York Times piece on the Amazon-California sales tax dispute misses the long-term perspective.  In the 90's, when online commerce was just taking off, having it free from sales tax was absolutely the right thing to do, since it gave an advantage to a fledgling industry that needed every advantage just to survive.
David Meyer / ZDNet:
Wikileaks: Microsoft aided former Tunisian regime  —  Microsoft provided IT training to law enforcement officials in Tunisia while the country was governed by a repressive regime, embassy cables published by Wikileaks show.  —  Cables leaked by Wikileaks show that Microsoft provided IT training …
Discussion: TechEye and Slashdot
Jean-Louis Gassee / Monday Note:
An Apple TV Set In Our Future?  —  Not another Apple TV black box but a real 50" flat-screen TV, “Designed by Apple in California” — and Made in China, like most Apple products.  Or Made In Korea, if the company concludes a new pact with its best frenemy, Samsung, the new king of TV sets, the new Sony.
Patrick Moorhead / TechPinions:   Why Apple Should Build a TV
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