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May 13, 2012, 9:05 AM

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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 …
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
Apple changes name of ‘iPad WiFi + 4G’ to ‘iPad WiFi + Cellular’ in many countries following international criticism  —  Top image was taken today, bottom image from May 9th (Apple Online Store)  —  Following a string of complaints across the globe (notably in Australia and the United Kingdom) …
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Microsoft Funded Startup Aims to Kill BitTorrent Traffic  —  Hollywood, software giants and the major music labels see BitTorrent as one of the largest threats to their business.  —  Billions in revenue are lost each year, they claim.  But not for long if the Russian based startup “Pirate Pay” has its way.
Rip Empson / TechCrunch:
Marc Andreessen Visits Peter Thiel's Stanford Class To Talk Startups, How He Invests & The Future  —  It wasn't so long ago that Peter Thiel began publicly pushing the somewhat controversial idea that higher education is in a bubble, or launching an initiative to help smart young people “stop out of school.”
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).
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Expect a 6 month freeze on Facebook's Instagram acquisition  —  A former U.S. Department of Justice lawyer and antitrust expert says Facebook's purchase of photo-sharing site Instagram will take between four months and one year to clear regulatory hurdles.  In the meantime, the deal is effectively on hold.
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
PayPal Gets Its Own Share Of The Yahoo Diaspora, Hires JavaScript Icon Douglas Crockford  —  The reorganizing and downsizing at Yahoo — and possibly the executive scandal at the very top of the pyramid — are leading to a wave of talent departures at the company: the latest in that story …
Laura June / The Verge:
Ashton Kutcher tries on Steve Jobs' signature outfit for new film  —  TMZ has posted new photos of Ashton Kutcher taken yesterday in Los Angeles.  As you can see, Kutcher is in full Steve Jobs mode, apparently on his way to the set of the Steve Jobs biopic he is starring in, which is tentatively …
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.

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