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9:20 AM ET, July 14, 2008

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Alex Iskold / ReadWriteWeb:
iPhone: The New Personal Computer  —  When Apple first announced the launch of its iPhone platform, we wrote here that it is a game changer.  Even the core of iPhone is a major advance in mobile computing, but with the platform iPhone becomes the new personal computer.
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Apple:
Apple Sells One Million iPhone 3Gs in First Weekend  —  Apple® today announced it sold its one millionth iPhone™ 3G on Sunday, just three days after its launch on Friday, July 11. iPhone 3G is now available in 21 countries—Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland …
New York Times:
In Bid for Yahoo, Microsoft Turns More Aggressive  —  By MICHAEL J. de la MERCED and ANDREW ROSS SORKIN  —  Shareholders searching for détente in the battle between Yahoo and Microsoft are unlikely to find it in Microsoft's new proposal to buy Yahoo's search business, one the Internet company swiftly rejected on Saturday.
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Dawn Kawamoto / CNET News.com:
Yahoo search deal boost as big as a bread box?
Discussion: Slashdot and Coop's Corner
Brett Terpstra / The Unofficial Apple Weblog:
Did Apple set developers up for failure?  —  As I'm sure many of you have noticed, many of the applications from the App Store are crashing frequently.  Basically, an app I want to launch opens a blank screen, pauses for a moment, and then drops me back to my home screen without so much as an apology.
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Jeff Carlson / TidBITS:
Send SMS for Free via AIM on iPhone  —  I expected that iPhone 3G service from AT&T would be more expensive compared to the original iPhone - $30 per month for data on top of voice service, a $10 increase), but the telco slipped in a poison profit pill by removing SMS text messaging from the plan.
Ionut Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
Gmail Superstars  —  One of the 13 features added to Gmail Labs in May is Superstars, an extension of Gmail's starring system.  Instead of using a single star to flag all the messages, you can choose between 12 icons.  —  After enabling Superstars in Gmail Labs and clicking on “Save changes” …
Michael Mace / Mobile Opportunity:
Hypenotized by Apple  —  Watching the cloud of hype around last week's release of the new iPhone, I was struck by the way Apple's psychological influence over the tech industry continues to grow.  I'm having trouble thinking of any recent technology product, let alone a smartphone …
Discussion: All About Symbian
Daniel Terdiman / Geek Gestalt:
Is E3 game gathering still influential?  —  Though E3 returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center this year, giant booths like the one above will not be seen.  Instead, the event will be an invite-only affair for press and analysts.  —  The video game industry's best-known event, E3 …
Discussion: BBC NEWS
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Brad Stone / New York Times:
Buy.com Deal With EBay Angers Sellers  —  SAN FRANCISCO — The golden era of the small seller on eBay, hawking gewgaws and knickknacks from the basement or garage, is coming to a noisy and ignominious end.  —  Consumers appear to be tiring of online auctions, and rivals like Amazon.com …
Brooke Crothers / CNET News.com:
Nvidia cuts prices on GTX 260, 280 graphics boards  —  Nvidia has slashed the price of products with its newest GTX 260 and 280 graphics processors only a few weeks after it launched the chips, in response to stiffer competition from Advanced Micro Devices' ATI unit.
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Guy Kawasaki's Alltop Launches Frienderati: The Top Friends From FriendFeed  —  If you want to know what the “top people on FriendFeed” are saying, you can now see their feeds on a new Alltop page called Frienderati.  It is just a list of the top 100 or so names on FriendFeed (actually …
Discussion: Mashable!
Catherine Holahan / Business Week:
What's Hurting Tech Stocks  —  Foreign revenues and other factors that once offered safety are now threats, and investors are doubting the growth prospects of Internet giants  —  So much for tech stocks providing shelter from the stormy market.  The tech-heavy Nasdaq is down nearly 15% since Jan. 1 …
 
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
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Chris Albrecht / NewTeeVee:
Viacom After YouTube Employee Info?
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Greg Sandoval / CNET News.com:
Steve Wozniak out of line at iPhone store?