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6:55 AM ET, October 3, 2011

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Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Airbnb, Investor Chamath Palihapitiya Settle Differences; Employees Will Get Liquidity  —  Former Facebook employee — and newly minted venture capitalist — Chamath Palihapitiya is back involved in a new funding round for Airbnb, after the apartment-sharing company and he discussed the terms of the planned funding deal.
Discussion: CNET News, @jason and AllThingsD
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Artem Russakovskii / Android Police:
Massive Security Vulnerability In HTC Android Devices (EVO 3D, 4G, Thunderbolt, Others) Exposes Phone Numbers, GPS, SMS, Emails Addresses, Much More  —  I am quite speechless right now.  Justin Case and I have spent all day together with Trevor Eckhart (you may remember him as TrevE …
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BBC:
HTC ‘investigating’ security flaw uncovered by blogger  —  The flaw is believed to affect several models, including the EVO 3D released eariler this year  —  HTC is investigating claims that a security flaw in several of its mobile phones means personal information is being exposed.
Jean-Louis Gassée / Monday Note:
Google's “Interesting” Week  —  Let's start gingerly, with Nokia.  You'll recall the indignation when Nokia threw Symbian under the Windows Phone 7 bus and osborned its existing product line.  Nokia dead-ended Symbian handsets, causing sales to plunge while everyone waited for the new MicroNokia smartphones.
Harry McCracken / Technologizer:
Whatever Happened to the iPad Rivals of 2010?  —  Back in August of 2010, it was clear that Apple's iPad-which had gone on sale on April 3rd-was a gigantic, game-changing hit.  The rest of the industry was scrambling to respond, and there had already been a steady stream of announcements …
Rachel King / Between the Lines Blog:
Oracle commits to ‘parallel everything’ architecture for Exadata, Exalogic  —  Summary: Oracle's CEO Larry Ellison insisted upon the importance of the “parallel architecture” strategy for developing hardware and software together.  —  SAN FRANCISCO — There is the notion that if you design …
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Quentin Hardy / Bits:
Conventional Data From Oracle OpenWorld
Discussion: New York Times, Reuters and @benkepes
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
HuffPo at One Biiiilllliiion Monthly Page Views: More Buying, More Launching, More Hiring  —  The Huffington Post Media Group, which says it has topped one billion page views for the month of August, has bought an online grassroots platform called Localocracy.
Discussion: TechCrunch and The Next Web
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We've Gone Native!  —  At Untappd, we strongly believe in mobile web apps and their ability to look, feel, and function just like native apps, but without the hassle of having to download something.  But there does come a time when you reach the limitations of the mobile web and have to move to a native platform.
Brian Womack / Bloomberg:
Google Takes Page From Sunday Newspaper With New ‘Circulars’ Internet Ads  —  Google Inc. (GOOG) is on a quest to make Internet advertising look more like the Sunday paper.  —  The online-search giant is working with advertisers such as Best Buy Co. and Macy's Inc. (M) to create Web-based circulars …
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Ex-Googlers Debut Zillabyte To Let Business Users Easily Analyze Big Data  —  Ex-Googler Jake Quist is debuting a new stealthy startup, called Zillabyte, that aims to disrupt the data analysis space.  Quist explains that while he and his co-founder were engineers at Google …
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
PayPal On Barriers To Google Wallet: Mass Adoption Of NFC Is Years Away  —  As you may have read, Google officially launched its mobile payments platform Google Wallet recently, which allows you to pay for products in the real world by tapping your NFC-enabled Android phone against a compatible card reader.
Bloomberg:
Alipay's Transfer Sowed Doubt in China Internet Companies, Renren CEO Says  —  Renren Inc. Chief Executive Officer Joe Chen criticized Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Chairman Jack Ma over the decision to spin off his company's payment business without the knowledge of key shareholders, including Yahoo! Inc.
Discussion: AllThingsD
 
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David DiSalvo / Forbes:
The Fall of Kodak: A Tale of Disruptive Technology and Bad Business
Ingrid Lunden / mocoNews:
Symbian Now Officially No Longer Under The Wing Of Nokia, 2,300 Jobs Go
Discussion: Nokia and Phone Scoop
Robert Hof / Forbes:
Facebook Courts Brand Marketers With New Ad, Audience Insights
Discussion: AdAge, Mashable and Search Engine Land
Hunter Skipworth / Pocket-lint:
HP: webOS not dead, still coming to printers
Michael Arrington / UNCRUNCHED:
No One Likes A Tattletale, Except Of course, Zynga
Discussion: @pdeva
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Daniel Waisberg / Search Engine Land:
Google Analytics Premium: Better Support & Goodbye Data Sampling
Discussion: UNCRUNCHED
Josh Constine / Inside Facebook:
Facebook Will Remove the Discussions Tab App From Pages in One Month
Horace Dediu / asymco:
The case against the Kindle as a low end tablet disruption
Discussion: VentureBeat and TechCrunch
Janko Roettgers / GigaOM:
Twitvid raises $6.5M to boost video on Twitter
Michael Arrington / UNCRUNCHED:
Facebook: Brutal Dishonesty
Discussion: Soshable