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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:
My Product Feedback  —  Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile Mobile …
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.
Tweets: @kimdotcom
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:
Celebrating completion of the most advanced subsea cable across the Atlantic  —  Microsoft, Facebook and Telxius create 4,000-mile-long data connection between U.S. and Spain.
eero:
Which state has the fastest internet speed?  —  Here's a list of WiFi speeds across the country.  Where does your state rank?
Zoho:
Get payroll done faster: Introducing the Zoho People- greytHR integration.  —  Payroll processing is a challenging task to keep in check.  Hours seem to be never ending, with a deluge of information to weather …
Vantiv:
Learn how to improve shopper conversion via Pay with Google  —  Join Vantiv and Google to learn about the emerging shifts in online shopping and the need for online merchants to offer an effortless checkout experience.
Worldpay:
Missed our Virtual Reality webinar ft. VentureBeat?  —  We ran it like a podcast and had a really informative discussion around VR payments.  Listen now, on-demand.
 

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