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September 23, 2012, 9:55 PM

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Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
How Ridiculous Is It That Apple Maps Redirect To Google Maps On The Web?  —  Yes, Apple Maps redirect to Google Maps on desktop, Android and any non-iOS 6 phones when you share your location.  Womp.  Obviously this is happening because there's no hub for Apple Maps on the web, but still …
James Glanz / New York Times:
Data Centers Waste Vast Amounts of Energy, Belying Industry Image  —  SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Jeff Rothschild's machines at Facebook had a problem he knew he had to solve immediately.  They were about to melt.  —  The company had been packing a 40-by-60-foot rental space here with racks …
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
What Will Marissa Do: Yahoo CEO Zeroes in on Search, While Her Ad Team Eyes Tech Upgrade Options  —  It's been nice to see all the euphoria at Yahoo about free food and Apple iPhones kicking it up a notch.  —  But, purple people, guess what?  Them's just your basic table stakes in Silicon Valley …
Paul Graham:
MG Siegler:
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Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Megaupload Readies for Comeback, Code 90% Done  —  With 50 million visitors per day at its peak, Megaupload was one of the largest websites on the Internet.  —  This quickly changed January this year when the U.S. Government took down the file-hosting service and had several key employees arrested including founder Kim Dotcom.
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Mark Shuttleworth:
Amazon search results in the Dash  —  It makes perfect sense to integrate Amazon search results in the Dash, because the Home Lens of the Dash should let you find *anything* anywhere.  Over time, we'll make the Dash smarter and smarter, so you can just ask for whatever you want, and it will Just Work.

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Microsoft:
Latest Garage releases break new ground for do-it-yourselfers, note takers and more  —  Every creation starts with a sketch.  To make getting his ideas off the ground easier, Dan Marshall crafted a JavaScript software library …
Zoho:
Zoho Survey - Multiple Feature Updates  —  Eagle-eyed users of Zoho Survey would have noticed a few more options popping up over the past couple of weeks.  Wondering whether you might have missed any?  Here is the whole list:
Whitepages:
Two-Factor SMS Verification: Reducing Fraudulent Account Creation  —  Businesses are increasingly shifting from email verification to phone verification for on-boarding new customers.  This is particularly prevalent in apps.
Igloo:
New ways to try Igloo 2: Templates reloaded  —  We offer a free version of our product, and we made a few templates to get you started.  Here is a quick overview of what we built for you, so you can get a feel for yourself of our platform.
 

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