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May 12, 2012, 8:55 PM

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New York Times:
The Education of Mark Zuckerberg  —  His audience this Monday morning, a Who's Who of Wall Street heavy-hitters, with untold billions to command, shifts in its seats.  Papers rustle.  BlackBerrys buzz.  Cue Mr. Zuckerberg and —  Wait: where the heck is Zuck?
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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Americans Now Spend More Time On Facebook Mobile Than Its Website  —  All those minutes reading your news feed in bed, messaging friends over lunch, and browsing photos on the bus really add up.  Time spent on Facebook's mobile site and apps per month (441 minutes) has finally surpassed usage …
Ben Levisohn / Wall Street Journal:
Sizing Up Facebook  —  As social-networking giant Facebook prepares to sell stock to the public for the first time, money managers are mobbing investor roadshows and deluging the deal's underwriters with requests for as many shares as they can get their hands on.
Rene Ritchie / iMore:
iPhone 5 design still not finalized, still no big screen, still no metal back, still on track for October release  —  Despite some rumors to the contrary, according to our sources Apple still hasn't finalized the design of the next generation iPhone 5 (or whatever Apple ends up calling iPhone 5,1).
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Robbie Bach's four startup lessons from Xbox and Zune  —  Robbie Bach, former president of Microsoft's Entertainment & Devices Division, speaks to the Northwest Entrepreneur Network today on the subject of “intrapreneurship,” drawing lessons from the Xbox and Zune.
Kim-Mai Cutler / TechCrunch:
Zynga's Next Cash Cow?  FarmVille Sequel Spotted Under The Name “Big Harvest”  —  Is this Zynga's next cash cow?  It looks like FarmVille 2.0 is already in beta testing under the name ‘Big Harvest’ in the Philippines, a tipster tells us.  —  As you can see from the screenshot below …
Jackie Dove / Macworld:
Adobe will issue free security patches for high-profile Creative Suite apps  —  Vulnerabilities to CS5 versions of Photoshop, Illustrator, and Flash will be fixed at no charge  —  Recent versions of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Flash Professional—the company's high-profile Creative Suite applications …
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
iOS Low-Hanging Fruit  —  iOS has evolved in a fairly predictable manner over the years.  Apple has done a good job tackling the lowest-hanging fruit on the to-do list, year after year.  They crossed off a lot of big obvious features over the first few years: third-party apps, cut-copy-paste …
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:

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