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11:55 AM ET, September 10, 2007

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Natalie Kerris / Apple:
Apple Sells One Millionth iPhone  —  Apple® today announced it sold its one millionth iPhone™ yesterday, just 74 days after its introduction on June 29. iPhone combines three devices into one—a mobile phone, a widescreen iPod®, and the best mobile Internet device ever …
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Paul Miller / Engadget:
Apple iPhone hits the one million mark  —  It took a bit longer than a some analysts were expecting, but Apple announced today that it has finally broke the one million iPhone sales barrier, 74 days after the iPhone hit the scene on June 29th and right on target for Apple's own projections.
Discussion: Tech Trader Daily
Jonathan Skillings / CNET News.com:
Apple: 1 million iPhones sold
Ed Christman / Reuters:
Music industry betting on 'ringle' format  —  NEW YORK (Billboard) - As the recording industry wakes up from its summer slumber and starts thinking about what will motivate the consumer for the holiday selling season, the major labels are getting ready to launch the "ringle," …
Richard Wray / Guardian:
Google in corporate desktop push  —  Google has linked up with IT consultancy and outsourcing specialist CapGemini to target corporate customers with its range of desktop applications, in the search engine's most direct move against the dominance of Microsoft.
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Richard MacManus / Read/WriteWeb:
Google Apps Goes After Enterprise Market - "Team Productivity" The Catchphrase
Nick / Rough Type:
Capgemini to pitch Google Apps
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines:
On AMD's big day, Intel ups its outlook  —  On the day AMD will launch its Barcelona chip Intel just happened to raise its outlook for the third quarter.  —  Coincidence?  I think not.  Intel was clearly stealing some thunder from the launch of the Barcelona chip, which is supposed to be AMD's savior.
Discussion: Inquirer and The Register
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Om Malik / GigaOM:
Battle of the Quad Cores
Business Wire:
Intel Updates Third-Quarter Revenue and Gross Margin Expectations
Discussion: Tech Trader Daily
David Carr / New York Times:
Steve Jobs: iCame, iSaw, iCaved  —  Let me get this straight: Steve Jobs insists that songs on iTunes cost 99 cents and television episodes cost $1.99 because consumers crave simple pricing.  —  Except, of course, when it comes to Apple's own products.  —  On Thursday, I was at the massive Apple temple just off Central Park.
vodafone.com:
Vodafone brings Unlimited Music Downloads to the UK With MusicStation - Available on Vodafone UK's New Christmas Handset Range  — Unlimited music downloads direct to your mobile for just £1.99 per week  — Choice of over 1 million tracks from all the major labels …
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Tony Dennis / Inquirer:
Vodafone snubs Itunes and Nokia Music Store
Discussion: 24/7 Wall St.
Louis Suarez-Potts / OpenOffice.org:
IBM JOINS OPENOFFICE.ORG COMMUNITY  —  IBM joins the OpenOffice.org community to develop and promote OpenOffice.org technology  —  The OpenOffice.org community today announced that IBM will be joining the community to collaborate on the development of OpenOffice.org software.
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Martin LaMonica / CNET News.com:
IBM adds heft to OpenOffice open-source project
Discussion: Inquirer
Katie Hafner / New York Times:
Fun, Tours and a $3,000 Bill for Hardly Using an iPhone  —  When Neil Dingman recently went on a European vacation, he took his iPhone with him with no intention of using it much.  In fact, for the 14 days he was there, he used it only a handful of times and had expected to see just a small increase …
Peter Burrows / Business Week:
Apple Eyes the Wireless Auction  —  Steve Jobs & Co. consider joining the FCC's auction of wireless spectrum, and a win would give Apple many intriguing options—for the iPhone and more  —  Talk of the government's pending auction of valuable wireless spectrum has focused largely …
NEWS.com.au:
Google's 'top spot for sale'  —  GOOGLE has been selling off the top rankings on its search engine results to commercial partners, rather than sorting them by relevance as it claims to, a Sydney court has heard.  —  The Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (ACCC) …
Matt Asay / The Open Road:
Open-source strategy: Documentation = dollars  —  Ian Howells, Alfresco's Chief Marketing Officer, just shared with me some intriguing data that I thought would be useful for more than just Alfresco.  I've long suspected that documentation was a key driver of purchases in open source, and here's some data that confirms this view:
Discussion: InfoWorld
Evan Blass / Engadget:
iPhoneSIMfree goes retail, let the unlocking begin  —  After numerous delays and endless cries of "hoax!", it looks like the iPhoneSIMfree iPhone unlocking software is finally available for purchase from four online retailers around the world.  Wireless Imports in the US …
Discussion: Infinite Loop, I4U News and Digg
Robert Andrews / paidContent.org:
WPP Buys LA Interactive Agency Schematic; Latest Digital Acquisition  —  From paidContent:UK: WPP's (LON:WPP) digital odyssey continues; the advertising services group is buying Los Angeles-based Schematic for an undisclosed amount, reports The Guardian (via release).
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Jeremy Kirk / InfoWorld:
Security researcher intercepts embassy passwords from Tor
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On the worm that affects Skype for Windows users
AppleInsider:
Apple iTunes glitch reveals movie rental preparations
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Read/WriteWeb:
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Updated Google Time Onebox
Stephen Shankland / ZDNet:
Virtualization: A feature of the hardware, not the OS?
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Wily Ferret / Inquirer:
Apple grabs 3G technology
Discussion: 24/7 Wall St.
Henny Sender / Wall Street Journal:
KKR Allows First Data Covenant
Sandisk:
SanDisk Announces the New Sansa View: a Sleek Video MP3 Player …
Milt Freudenheim / New York Times:
A Medical Publisher's Unusual Prescription: Online Ads
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Ben Kuchera / Opposable Thumbs:
Breaking news: Wii Zapper pack-in will be Zelda Crossbow Training
Mark Wilson / Gizmodo:
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Noam Cohen / New York Times:
Brawl Over Islam on Facebook
Brooks Barnes / New York Times:
Warner Shifts Web Course, Shouldering Video Costs