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4:25 PM ET, November 26, 2007

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Terrence Russell / Epicenter:   Retailers Buckle Under E-Commerce's Growing Popularity
Linda Rosencrance / Computerworld:
Cyber Monday online sales could top $700M
Dean Takahashi / Tech Talk with Dean Takahashi:   Microsoft survey of online shopping habits
Rich Miller / Data Center Knowledge:
Microsoft Plans Data Center in Siberia  —  Microsoft has announced plans to build a data center in Irkutsk, one of the largest cities in Siberia.  The facility will be able to hold 10,000 servers, according to Birger Steen, the head of Microsoft's Russian and CIS business unit.
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Caroline McCarthy / CNET News.com:
ABC News reaching out to Facebook users?  Good luck, guys  —  Hey, Facebook users: Put down those virtual hamburgers.  It's time to talk politics.  —  The New York Times reported Monday that Facebook and ABC News are close to announcing an agreement to collaborate on political coverage.
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ABC News Joins Forces With Facebook  —  New Facebook Application Includes 2008 Presidential Campaign Reporting, Forums  —  With just under a year until the 2008 presidential election, ABC News and Facebook have partnered to launch an online political initiative that will combine the latest news …
Katie Marsal / AppleInsider:
Apple stores having 'gravitational pull' on mall shoppers - report  —  Analysts for investment bank Piper Jaffray spent six hours this past weekend monitoring traffic at mall-based Apple retail stores and found that the shops exerted a gravitational pull on shoppers who came within 25 feet of the entranceways.
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Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily:
Black Friday Roundup: Early Read Positive For AAPL, HP, STX
Marina Strauss / Globe and Mail:
Molson pulls plug on Facebook photo contest  —  In response to growing criticism from universities, Molson has pulled a controversial photo contest on Facebook, underlining the challenges that companies face in trying to pitch their products on new social media.
Haroon Malik / Gizmodo:
Desktop Evolution: Windows and Mac OS Comparison [Desktop Comparison]  —  Since Windows 95 dropped more than a decade ago, our desktops have evolved to no end.  Having recently had a fresh Leopard install on our Macs, we thought we would take a look back, with a side-by-side comparison of Windows and Mac operating systems.
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:
YouTube Has Innovative Overlay Ads from Adobe....and Beet.TV is in the Plan  —  YouTube, which recently introduced overlay advertising on the video clips of a limited number of select content publishers, including Ford Models and Beet.TV, is part of the big Adobe ad campaign media buy.
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider
Eric Eldon / VentureBeat:
Zoho Writer now lets you edit documents offline  —  Zoho releases tomorrow (Monday) an online word processor that lets multiple users work on the document online and offline at the same time.  —  When offline users go back online, the changes they made offline sync with the online document.
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Marshall Kirkpatrick / Read/WriteWeb:
Web Word Processing Goes Offline With Zoho on Gears  —  When it's time to do some document creation, there are many reasons to look beyond Microsoft Office.  Most of the software available outside of what Microsoft offers, though, can fall short of expectations.  One service worth looking into is Zoho.
Steve / The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs:
Give one, get one — right in the ass  —  So I was talking to Paul Otellini last night and he's absolutely furious about the Journal story on the OLPC train wreck which ran in the Wall Street Journal on Saturday.  Gist of the story is that Nicholas Negroponte has screwed the pooch on his XO machine but somehow it's all Intel's fault.
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Jon Lafayette / TVWeek.com:
Web Ad Action Surprises Nets  —  Advertising time in full episodes streamed online was a hot property during the upfront, ad buyers said, but some networks appear to have underestimated how many people log on to watch them.  And once the networks streamed the number of spots they promised advertisers …
Arn / MacRumors:
German iPhones Unlocked by iTunes  —  MacNotes.de (German) provides early notes and experiences from customers who have bought unlocked iPhones in Germany.  —  The first SIM-unlocked iPhones went on sale in Germany on November 21st with a considerable (600 euro) premium over the usual SIM-locked iPhones.
Associated Press:
Classmates Media Discloses Terms of IPO  —  Classmates Media Expects IPO to Total 12M Class a Shares and Price at $10 to $12 Each  —  NEW YORK (AP) — Classmates Media Corp., which operates the online social networking site Classmates.com, expects its planned initial public offering …
 
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