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May 12, 2012, 5:35 PM

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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.
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:
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 …
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 …
Neal Ungerleider / Fast Company:
Twitter Developing Original Sports Content  —  @JohnMadden @MarvAlbert @BobCostas Watch your backs.  #TwitterSports.  —  Sports fans are one of Twitter's core audiences.  The microblogging giant hasn't been shy about their interest in working with established brands …
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