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1:50 AM ET, August 6, 2007

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Brad Stone / New York Times:
'Fake Steve' Blogger Comes Clean  —  For the last 14 months, high-tech insiders have been eating up the work of an anonymous blogger who assumed the persona of Steven P. Jobs, Apple's chief executive and one of the world's most famous businessmen.  —  The mysterious writer has used his blog …
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Steve / The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs:
Damn, I am so busted, yo  —  Well it had to happen.  Honestly I can't believe it's taken this long.  But as you may have heard, I've been busted by a newspaper reporter.  My cover has been blown.  Guy named Brad Stone, who works for the New York Times.  Have you heard of him?
Forbes:
Fake Steve Jobs Comes To Forbes.com  —  "The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs," a satirical blog about Apple's iconic chief executive and purporting to be penned by him, will be published in association with Forbes.com starting Aug. 6.  —  "From Jonathan Swift to Jon Stewart …
Discussion: Churbuck.com
Scott Karp / Publishing 2.0:
Fake Fake Steve Jobs On Forbes.com  —  It's not surprising that someone finally unmasked the author of The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs AKA Fake Steve Jobs.  It's not really that surprising either that Fake Steve turned out to be an "old media" journalist who's been fooling all the "new media" geeks.
Discussion: Scobleizer and WinBeta
Brad Stone / New York Times:
The Trial of Fake Steve Jobs  —  Please consider the following evidence and judge for yourselves whether you think we have indeed uncovered the mystery behind the popular blog that has captivated Silicon Valley, "The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs."  —  At the defense table: Daniel Lyons …
Discussion: Valleywag
Valleywag:
Investigations: Forbes editor Daniel Lyons is Fake Steve Jobs  —  The jig is up, the secret is out, the game is over: Forbes editor Daniel Lyons is Fake Steve Jobs, the now-unmasked author of The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs.  Brad Stone of the New York Times, to my dismay, was the one to out Lyons as the faux Apple CEO.
Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo:
More-solid-than-usual-rumors: Next-Gen iMacs and More Coming Tuesday, New iPod Mid-September  —  Someone close to the Infinite Loop Mothership just sent us a tip on what to expect at the Apple event this Tuesday: according to him/her/it, Steve Jobs will announce newly-designed iMacs …
Discussion: Webomatica and digg
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Jacqui Cheng / Infinite Loop:
Rumor: Apple to update iMacs, MacBooks, and *gasp* Mac mini on Tuesday (Updated)
Discussion: Gizmodo
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:
Bulletin from the Googleplex: Google to Search "All the World's Videos"  —  The scope of videos found by searching Google Video has expanded in recent months from just clips on Google Videos to include YouTube.  —  Since May, when the company announced the future of universal search …
Computerworld:
Sensitive Data Leaking Onto P2P Networks  —  Government, businesses hit by inadvertent disclosures.  —  Jaikumar Vijayan Today's Top Stories or Other Security Stories  —  Corporate and government documents containing confidential — and sometimes classified …
Elizabeth Montalbano / PC World:
Microsoft, NASA Team on Shuttle Photos  —  Photosynth technology will produce 3D montage of Endeavour before launch.  —  Recommend this story?  —  To highlight the launch of the U.S. Space Shuttle Endeavour Tuesday, Microsoft has teamed up with NASA to provide exclusive 3D views of the craft …
Discussion: CNET News.com
Steve Safran / Lost Remote:
Guy live-Twitter's wife's childbirth, lives to tell about it  —  Rex points us to what has to be a first in Twitter-land.  Twitter user taulpaul (real name Paul Saarinen) live-Twittered his wife, Annemarie, giving birth.  Cool idea - breaking news for your friends who are dying to know the latest.
Discussion: Scobleizer
Mark Hendrickson / TechCrunch:
Virtual World Hangouts: So Many To Choose From  —  The avatars roaming many online virtual communities may be cartoonish and their activities inconsequential, but the recent sale of Club Penguin to Disney for $350 million (with $350 million in earn out) demonstrates that the business …
Discussion: WinExtra
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GigaOM:
Did Club Penguin Sell-Up or Sell-Out?
Discussion: WebMetricsGuru
Ken Fisher / Ars Technica:
Survey says: only DRM-free music is worth paying for  —  One of the largest surveys of music consumers to closely examine the question of Digital Rights Management (DRM) has an important two-part message for the music industry.  The first is that DRM is definitely turning consumers off music sales …
Rafat Ali / paidContent.org:
Online Search/Commerce Services Firm Accoona Files For $80.5 Million IPO  —  IPO are coming fast and furious in the online media/commerce sector now: Accoona, an online search and e-commerce service firm based in Jersey City, N.J., has for an IPO of its common stock.
Discussion: Mashable!
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Orbious Will Make Forwarding Confidential Documents Dangerous  —  One of the things that makes me very happy: receiving a confidential document in my email from a trusted source.  It could be a merger agreement.  Or an internal executive-only email memo.  Or a powerpoint pitch for a new product.
Harry McCracken / PC World: Techlog:
I Went Undercover With Dateline, Too  —  As my colleague Erik Larkin (along with half the Web) has reported, Friday wasn't a great day for Dateline NBC associate producer Michelle Madigan—her secret videotaping at hacker conference DEF CON in Las Vegas went really, really badly, and she was forced to flee the event.
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Ken Fisher / Ars Technica:
Only at DEFCON: Dateline NBC nailed, trying to nail Feds, hackers
Discussion: CrunchGear
 
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