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6:50 AM ET, October 24, 2011

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Jordan Golson / MacRumors:
The Full Walter Isaacson/Steve Jobs Interview From 60 Minutes  —  CBS has posted the full 60 Minutes interview with Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson, including a number of extras that weren't included in the broadcast piece.  The double-length interview promotes Jobs' authorized biography …
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Steve Jobs: Revelations from a tech giant  —  His products - the Mac, iPhone, iPad and others - forever changed the way we think about technology.  But how should we think about the man behind them, Apple's hard-driving co-founder Steve Jobs?  In the years before his death …
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Steve Jobs: “I Admire Mark Zuckerberg For Not Selling Out”  —  The 60 Minutes interview with Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson is up on the web, but one of the most interesting parts is an outtake that didn't make it into the televised segment.  In it, we hear Steve Jobs talking …
Discussion: Softpedia News and memeburn
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What We Learned About Steve Jobs on ‘60 Minutes’
Discussion: TechCrunch
David Sarno / L.A. Times Tech Blog:
Steve Jobs: ‘Lightning bolts went off in my head’ about being adopted
Discussion: @tuaw and MacRumors
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Exclusive: Siri Co-founder Kittlaus Departs From Apple  —  Dag Kittlaus — the co-founder and CEO of the company that created the Siri voice control feature, which Apple launched to much acclaim recently — has left the company, according to sources.  —  There were several reasons for the departure …
Jon Russell / The Next Web:
Kindle users getting theirs hands on Steve Jobs biography NOW (update: now available in iTunes too)  —  Amazon has begun early delivery of Walter Isaacson's much anticipated Steve Job' biography to Kindle users.  —  As the screenshot below from @davidj, editor of Tmonews, shows …
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Matt Lynley / Business Insider:
Steve Jobs Would Annoy Jony Ive By Taking Credit For His Design Work
Discussion: The Huffington Post
Netflix, Inc.:
Netflix to Launch Service in the UK and Ireland for Streaming Movies and TV Shows in Early 2012  —  Netflix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX), the leading global Internet movie subscription service, today announced it will expand to the United Kingdom and Ireland in early 2012, offering unlimited TV shows …
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD:
Apple Posts Steve Jobs Memorial Celebration Video  —  Last Wednesday Apple held a company-wide memorial for its late co-founder Steve Jobs at which CEO Tim Cook, former Vice President and Apple board member Al Gore, and Jonny Ive, Apple's head of design, all spoke.
Vlad Savov / This is my next:
Apple upgrades MacBook Pro line with faster processors, graphics cards, and more storage  —  Without the usual fanfare of taking its online Store down, Apple has made some gentle upgrades to its MacBook Pro laptop lineup.  The entry level 13-inch MBP now starts off at a speed of 2.4GHz …
David Sinsky / Yipit Blog:
Groupon Now!, Groupon's Bet on the Future, Off To a Disappointing Start  —  With Groupon's IPO roadshow kicking off on Monday, Groupon executives will be spending the next two weeks busily pitching investors on the future prospects of their company.  —  Groupon recognizes that with the growth …
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Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
Apple's Lower Prices Are All Part of the Plan  —  Something unexpected has happened at Apple, once known as the tech industry's high-price leader.  Over the last several years it began beating rivals on price.  —  People who wanted the latest Apple smartphone, the iPhone 4S …
Steve Johnson / Mercury News:
Intel faces colossal clash  —  Written off by some critics as a doomed dinosaur, stuck in the tar pit of a stalling personal computer market, Intel (INTC) is headed for a colossal clash as it scrambles after many failures to get its chips into the fast growing smart phone and tablet markets.
Michael Arrington / Uncrunched:
Facebook Will Probably Be More Profitable Than Amazon This Year  —  In the first six month of 2011 Facebook had $1.6 billion in revenue and abou $800 million in operating income, says a source I trust a lot.  That revenue number has been reported before.  And the 50% profit margin is in line …
Janet I. Tu / Seattle Times:
Patents emerge as significant tech strategy  —  It seems not a week goes by these days without news of another patent battle or announcement: Microsoft reaching licensing agreements with various device manufacturers.  Apple and various handset manufacturers filing suits and countersuits.
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Benj Edwards / Macworld:
The birth of the iPod  —  The events that led to Apple's great unveiling on October 23, 2001  —  The destiny of Apple changed drastically 10 years ago with the release of a deceptively simple digital music player.  —  On October 23, 2001, Apple lifted the curtain on the very first iPod …
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Ethan Smith / Wall Street Journal:
Google Links Music Store, Social Networking
Steven Levy / Wired:
Steven Levy on Facebook, Spotify and the Future of Music
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Danielle Kucera / Bloomberg:
Twitter Founder Pushes Square's Payment Device Into Wal-Mart
Discussion: @qthrul
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Super-Powered Launch App Quicksilver Adds Support For OS X Lion
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Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM:
Apple hires Yahoo's data center chief
Seth Weintraub / 9to5Mac:
Former Compaq Chairman, and current Mac user, reveals that Jobs asked Compaq to license the MacOS in 1999
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