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2:10 PM ET, February 23, 2008

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Arik Hesseldahl / Byte of the Apple:
The iPhone SDK Will Be Late  —  There's a week to go before Apple's commitment to release the iPhone Software Developers Kit in February runs out of room.  I'm hearing from one source that its going to be late.  I'm not yet hearing any reasons why, and it's sounding like the official release date …
Erica Ogg / CNET News.com:
Digital downloads will be Blu-ray's downfall  —  With the fall of HD DVD, Blu-ray has assumed the throne as the next format of choice, but its reign will be short-lived.  —  Blu-ray won't enjoy the same decade-long dominance DVD did after it succeeded VHS.  But that's not because there will be other challenger physical disc formats.
InfoWorld:
Vista SP1's snafu-filled saga  —  Windows Vista SP1?s rocky ride to market has no doubt turned the stomachs of many advanced users.  —  The latest turn of events — and to be sure, this journey changes course daily — has Microsoft recommending workarounds for rebooting issues caused …
Greg Sandoval / CNET News.com:
Social slowdown hitting Piczo hard  —  CNET News.com reporter Caroline McCarthy co-wrote this report.  —  Life is getting more difficult for social-networking sites.  —  At the same time Facebook's traffic appears to have reached a plateau, News.com has learned that Piczo …
Chris Wilson / Slate:
The Wisdom of the Chaperones  —  DIGG, WIKIPEDIA, AND THE MYTH OF WEB 2.0 DEMOCRACY.  —  It's getting harder to be a Wikipedia-hater.  The user-generated and -edited online encyclopedia—which doesn't even require contributors to register—somehow holds its own against the Encyclopedia Britannica …
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Facebook Targets FriendFeed; Opening Up The News Feed  —  Facebook is planning on allowing users to add activities from third party social networking site directly into their Facebook news feed, we've confirmed.  The goal is to centralize all that activity in one place.
Ionut Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
Get GrandCentral Invites  —  Following the footsteps of Gmail, GrandCentral becomes more available to the world by connecting the invites to Blogger.  If you're in the US, you can now get a free invite to GrandCentral, the Google service that centralizes all you phone numbers and adds …
Discussion: Gadgetell, Mashable! and CenterNetworks
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Brad Linder / Download Squad:
Sign up for Google's Blogger and get a GrandCentral invite  —  Looking for an invite to Google's GrandCentral?  The service has been in private beta since Google bought internet telephony company last year.  While the private beta label hasn't exactly come off just yet …
Randall Chase / Associated Press:
Yahoo sued for spurning Microsoft  —  DOVER, Del. - Two Detroit pension funds have sued Yahoo Inc. and its board of directors, saying they breached their duties to shareholders in trying to thwart a takeover by Microsoft Corp.  —  The lawsuit was filed in Delaware Chancery Court on Thursday …
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Benjamin Pimentel / MarketWatch:
Yahoo sued again for saying ‘no’ to Microsoft  —  SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) - With Microsoft Corp.'s bold bid to gobble up Yahoo Inc. in limbo, another group of Yahoo shareholders has sued the Internet company for the way it responded to the proposed marriage.
Discussion: CNET News.com
Phil Elliott / GamesIndustry.biz:
Home is “best-looking multiplayer world”  —  Creative director hits out at “garish” and “hardcore” online experiences  —  The creative director of Sony's Home project has told GamesIndustry.biz in an exclusive interview to be published in full next week that he believes …
Discussion: Massively
Jemima Kiss / PDA:
Facebook insists UK traffic is rising  —  Photo: Jacob Bøtter on Flickr.  Some rights reserved.  —  Facebook has retaliated against the story based on comScore stats that show the site losing unique users during January.  —  The site insists user numbers are still growing the UK …
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider:
Apple's iPod Growth Curve: More, Cheaper iPods  —  Steve Jobs' recent price cut on his cheapest iPod — the iPod shuffle — could help the company accelerate unit sales growth for the first time in more than a year.  But how about revenue?  —  iPod revenue growth doesn't move in lockstep with iPod unit growth.
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Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily:
Apple Hits Lowest Level Since June; New iPhone Worries
Discussion: Paul Kedrosky's …
 
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Joshua Topolsky / Engadget:
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Electronista:
Japanese first to pull HD DVD entirely from stores
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Comcast vs. BitTorrent to be focus of FCC hearing
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Janko Roettgers / NewTeeVee:
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