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11:20 AM ET, September 24, 2011

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Matt Stopera / BuzzFeed:
How To Find Out Who Has Unfriended You On The New Facebook Timeline  —  Culture Buzz It's official: You can use Facebook Timeline to see who has unfriended you.  Prepare to be upset.  —  1,533 people like this.  Be the first of your friends.  —  If you don't already have Facebook Timeline then you should get it here.
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Dan Lyons / Real Dan Lyons Web Site:
All of life has been utterly, profoundly changed thanks to Facebook's new features, and nothing will ever be the same, and all I can do is sit here and weep at the beauty and magic that Mark Zuckerberg has brought to this world  —  I don't mean to overhype this, but frankly …
Josh Constine / Inside Facebook:
Facebook Launches Music Dashboard That Shows What Friends Are Listening to Across Services
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Liz Gannes / AllThingsD:
Analysis: Facebook Applies the Dimension of Time to the Social Web
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Nicholas Carlson / Business Insider:
LEAKED MEMO: Jerry Yang Tells Yahoos The Company Is For Sale  —  After Yahoo fired CEO Carol Bartz, cofounder Jerry Yang told employees that the company had not begun a sales process.  —  Since then, reports here and elsewhere have suggested that is a bunch of malarkey and that Yahoo's board …
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Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Yahoo's Dueling Internal Memos: Board, Followed by CEO, Spam Employees in Race to Explain  —  Today, Yahoo leaders — all of them in two different memos — took to the keyboards to fill their 14,000 employees in on what's up.  —  Reading them, Yahoos must now be more confused than ever.
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Whether Google is a monopoly isn't the point  —  Much has been made of Google chairman Eric Schmidt's admission on Wednesday that the web giant might be a monopoly, during his testimony before a Senate hearing into Google's market dominance and its effect on consumers and the marketplace.
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
TechCrunch Founder Michael Arrington Launches A New Blog, Uncrunched  —  TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington, who recently left the company he founded over six years ago, is back in action.  Or at least, he has proven that he still knows how to set up a WordPress blog.
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Michael Arrington / UNCRUNCHED:
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Aaron Lee / DigiTimes:
HP likely to cancel plans to spin off PC unit  —  Hewlett-Packard (HP) may back off from its previous announcement to spin off its PC business unit if CEO Leo Apotheker is ousted as is being reported, according to notebook makers.  HP is expected to ship 37-38 million notebooks in 2011.
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Brad Linder / Liliputing:
Barnes & Noble to launch $349 Android tablet?  —  The Barnes & Noble NOOK Color is one of the best-selling Android tablets in the US, even though the company positions it as a color eBook Reader first and a tablet second.  Now it looks like B&N's 7 inch, $249 tablet may be getting a pricier sibling.
Greg Finn / Search Engine Land:
Google+ Gains Nearly 10 Million Users In First 2 Days Of Being Open To The Public  —  A Google+ post by Paul Allen, founder of ancestry.com and a self-proclaimed “unofficial Google+ statistician, shows significant growth of Google's social network since opening to the public.
Federico Viticci / MacStories:
Google+ for iOS Update: Mobile Hangouts, New Notification Settings, And More  —  A major update to the official Google+ app for iOS has been released on the App Store, and it adds the features mentioned by Google earlier this week when the service hit official “beta” status (open to everyone) after a limited field-trial period.
Jordan Golson / MacRumors:
Comcast Working on iPad TV Streaming Service Called AnyPlay  —  Comcast, the United States' largest cable and internet provider, is working on a television streaming solution for iPads, to compete with Cablevision and Time Warner.  The streaming product was announced earlier this year, but details haven't been released until now.
David Downs / Billboard.Biz:
Killers, Snoop Dogg, Jane's Addiction Rock Sean Parker's f8 Conference/Party  —  To celebrate Thursday's f8 announcement of Facebook and Spotify's partnership, Sean Parker hosted an exclusive “A Celebration of Music” that night in a San Francisco warehouse, inviting the Killers, Snoop Dogg …
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Uh-Oh: Groupon Loses New COO, Who's Going Back to Google  —  In a blog it just posted, Groupon said its recently hired COO, Margo Georgiadis, “has decided to return to Google (her former employer) in a new role as President, Americas.”  —  She was only hired in April, just months before the company filed to go public.
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Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
More: Groupon Amends Its S-1 IPO Filing — Again — Over Accounting Issues and CEO Letter
Paul Carr / Bringing Something To The Party:
What's Next?  —  So, as promised, here's an update on what I'm doing next.  It's pretty exciting.  [Update: so exciting, in fact, that while I was writing this post, Henry Blodget scooped me on my own news.]  —  I'm starting a new company, with financial backing from Tony Hsieh (Zappos …
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Henry Blodget / Business Insider:
EXCLUSIVE: Ex-TechCrunch Star Paul Carr Is Starting A New Company Backed By... Michael Arrington's CrunchFund!
 
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