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10:15 AM ET, September 23, 2011

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Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
How To Enable Facebook Timeline Right This Second  —  This morning Facebook announced Timeline, a crazy (and kind of creepy) omnibus look at everything that has ever happened in your Facebook lifespan.  It's like a story book of your life — or at least the online, documented parts.
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Samuel W. Lessin / Facebook Blog:
Tell Your Story with Timeline  —  Since the beginning of Facebook, your profile has been the place where you tell your story.  People use it to share everything from the small stuff, like their thoughts on an article, to the most important events of their lives, like the photos of their wedding or the birth of their child.
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Share Buttons?  Ha.  Facebook Just Schooled The Internet.  Again.  —  After last year's f8 keynote, my initial thought was pretty straightforward: I Think Facebook Just Seized Control Of The Internet.  Between the Like Button, the Open Graph, and the Open Graph API, I felt like we were shifting …
Farhad Manjoo / Slate Magazine:
Facebook's terrible plan to get us to share everything we do on the Web. … Like This Story … - Would U.N. Recognition Allow Palestinians To Prosecute Israeli Officials?  - Pan Am: Sumptuous Fluff About American Dominance- How R.E.M. Saved American Music- “Check Out My New Homestead!”
Discussion: VentureBeat
Om Malik / GigaOM:   Facebook gets a big infrastructure boost for Timeline
Tom Anderson / Google+:
Why Facebook's New Vision is Good for Google+  —  I sat back …
Discussion: @joehewitt, Thanks:myspacetom
Frederic Lardinois / SiliconFilter:
Sorry Facebook, But That Stuff I Share on Your Site is Not the “Story of My Life”
Josh Constine / Inside Facebook:
What f8 Means for Advertisers: The Ability to Target Users Based on Media Consumption
Discussion: paidContent:UK
HP:
HP Names Meg Whitman President and Chief Executive Officer  —  Ray Lane appointed executive chairman; Léo Apotheker steps down as president, chief executive officer and director  —  HP today announced that its board of directors has appointed Meg Whitman as president and chief executive officer.
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Sean Hollister / This is my next:
Leo Apotheker's last memo to HP employees  —  Leo Apotheker may not be the CEO of Hewlett-Packard anymore — Meg Whitman took his place this morning — but the former chief executive didn't head out the door without sending one last memorandum to his employees.
Discussion: CNET News
Dan Lyons / Real Dan Lyons Web Site:
HP Chairman Ray Lane: A profile in courage  —  HP board chairman Ray Lane is lashing out at critics who are pinning the blame for HP's mess on the board of directors, who are described in this New York Times article as the “worst board in the history of business.”
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
It's Official: Meg Whitman Named HP CEO; Apotheker Out; Lane Is Exec Chairman
Xu Wang / Bloomberg:   Leo Apotheker's 11 Months as CEO of Hewlett-Packard: Timeline
Matt Burns / TechCrunch:
In First Company-Wide Email, Meg Whitman Says HP Must Focus On Their Mission
Discussion: CNET News and Business Insider, Thanks:grg
CNNMoney.com:
HP's ousted CEO will take home $25 million
Discussion: John Furrier
Michael J. de la Merced / DealBook:   In Whitman, H.P. Gains a Prolific Deal Maker
Marco Arment / Marco.org:
A Business Insider retrospective  —  After reading Ryan McCarthy's post at Reuters about Business Insider, I wanted to run some numbers.  —  After all, they've linked to nearly every significant article I've written for the last few years, often automatically by scraping Techmeme.
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Ryan McCarthy / Felix Salmon:
Business Insider, over-aggregation, and the mad grab for traffic  —  The news that Business Insider raised approximately $7 million should be great news for those who follow the world of web media.  Henry Blodget's got a flat-out growth story on his hands: his staff of 60 now attracts 12 million visitors …
DigiTimes:
Defect in Wintek-made touch panels may influence initial iPhone 5 shipments  —  A defect has presented in some iPhone 5 touch panels produced by Wintek which may affect the ability to meet initial shipment targets for the launch which is expected in October, according to iPhone supply chain makers.
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Here Comes the Next Bump for Netflix: A Blockbuster/Dish Streaming Service  —  It's been a bad few months for Netflix.  Today might be another lousy day: Dish Network is holding a press conference at 1 pm ET, and the odds are very, very, very good the satellite TV company will use it to introduce …
Discussion: BGR, Gizmodo and CNET News
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CNNMoney.com:
Blockbuster's Netflix rival will make streaming market even more confusing
Discussion: Business Insider and VentureBeat
Daniel Rubino / WPCentral.com:
AT&T begins Mango update program September 27th.  Full details.  —  For all of you on AT&T and awaiting Mango, we have some big news for you, so grab yourself a seat, because you're hearing it here first.  Looks like that earlier info about “being on time” was accurate.
Jana Winter / Fox News:
EXCLUSIVE: FBI Arrests Suspected LulzSec and Anonymous Hackers  —  DEVELOPING: The FBI arrested two alleged members of the hacking collectives LulzSec and Anonymous on Thursday morning in San Francisco and Phoenix, FoxNews.com has learned.  —  Search warrants were also being executed in New Jersey …
Tom Warren / WinRumors:
Microsoft clears up Linux confusion over Windows 8 Secure Boot feature  —  Microsoft chose to directly respond to confusion surrounding its Windows 8 Secure Boot feature on Thursday.  —  Microsoft's Windows chief, Steven Sinofsky, admitted there had been some comments recently that …
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Spotify Will No Longer Be Invite Only In The US, And Users Get Their First Six Months Of Service Free  —  I'm sitting here at Facebook's F8 conference with Spotify CEO Daniel Ek and he's just told me that Spotify will no longer be invite-only in the US, and that the service will have no limitations …
Matt McGee / Search Engine Land:
Google Overhauls Product Search, Plans To Close Boutiques.com  —  Google's new Product Search home page is very un-Googley.  Dare I say that it actually looks ... stylish?  —  It's dominated by an oversized image area that changes through a series of five different products.
 
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Jasmin Melvin / Reuters:
Text, video messaging eyed for emergency calls
Ari Levy / Business Week:
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Josh Ong / AppleInsider:
Goldman Sachs bullish on Apple, raises iPad, Mac, iPhone estimates
Ashlee Vance / Business Week:
The Inscrutable Mad Men of Silicon Valley
Dan Frommer / SplatF:
What should Apple do with the iPod?  —  Apple's iPod turns 10 years old next month.
Devin Coldewey / TechCrunch:
EA CEO Riccitiello: We're Taking Dead Aim At Zynga
 Earlier Items: 
Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:
US net neutrality rules finalized, in effect November 20
Michael Drobac / The Official Netflix Blog:
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Lizette Chapman / Venture Capital Dispatch:
Ron Conway In A New York State Of Mind
Discussion: Gizmodo
Matt Rosoff / Business Insider:
How Big Was Arrington's Stake In TechCrunch When He Sold It To AOL?
Discussion: John Furrier
Fred / A VC:
After The Hype  —  Loic Le Meur has a great post up where he talks …
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