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7:40 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.
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Toby Sterling / Associated Press:
Experts suspect Iran involvement in Dutch hacking
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 Amazon.com's new delivery locker system.
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.
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.
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: Neowin.net, TUAW, iPhone and PadGadget
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” …
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.
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.
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Patrick Moorhead / TechPinions:   Why Apple Should Build a TV
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 …
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
Sam Oliver / AppleInsider:
Deutsche Telekom begins accepting preorders for Apple's iPhone 5  —  Without knowing any details on Apple's next-generation iPhone, including its release date, Deutsche Telekom still began offering customers the ability to preorder the handset on Monday.  —  A spokesman for the German carrier confirmed …
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
Apple Stores begin iCloud and iOS 5 training, may hint at imminent launch  —  As Apple's yet-to-be-made-official fall festivities approach, we've heard that Apple has begun iOS 5 and iCloud training with retail store employees.  According to these sources, training is done through …
 
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Matthew Lynley / VentureBeat:
China's Perfect World game operator to invest $100M in venture capital fund
Discussion: PR Newswire and TechCrunch
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
FBI / IFPI Teach How To Bust Private Torrent Sites
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What To Look For In A Company Board
Dan Shapiro:
How to handle a VC who flies First
J.P. Rangaswami / confused of calcutta:
Thinking about the Social Enterprise
Discussion: Pretzel Logic
Michael Geist Blog:
New Wikileaks Docs Show Ex-Minister Bernier Offered To Leak Copyright Bill to U.S.
Hiawatha Bray / Boston Globe:
Akamai thrives in the spirit of its lost founder
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Peter Delevett / Mercury News:
Mountain View emerging as major center of Silicon Valley innovation
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Confusion prompts customers to desert HP
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CBS News:
Julian Assange, the man behind WikiLeaks
Discussion: The Atlantic Wire
Patrick May / Mercury News:
Apple's design wizard has not left the building