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12:35 AM ET, September 10, 2008

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Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo:
iPod Touch Second Generation Rocks Our Socks Off  —  The new iPod touch is out.  It has a new design: chrome rim, with a tapered back similar to the iPhone, but thinner.  It now includes external volume controls as well.  It also has Nike+ integrated with no transmitter needed …
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Jacqui Cheng / Infinite Loop:
“Funnest” iPod ever: photos of the new iPod touch  —  You've seen the nano pictures, so here are the new iPod touch photos.  The device is indeed more iPhone-like with a more curved back.  The volume controls are in the same place as the iPhone and work well, and the speakers sound …
Jim Goldman / Tech Check with Jim Goldman:
Steve Jobs Talks New iPods, Health: My One On One  —  Steve Jobs is healthy, was taken by surprise by all the speculation about his health swirling around him after his last public appearance in June, and says while he could “stand to gain 10 or 15 pounds,” he's doing just fine.
Joshua Fruhlinger / Engadget:
Apple launches iTunes 8, NBC comes back, TV shows at $1.99, Genius in the house  —  Just in time for couch season, Apple has busted out iTunes 8 with a slew of new features, like the Genius sidebar.  Also, NBC is back on board with its lineup of TV shows.  According to Jobs …
Todd Bishop / Todd Bishop's Microsoft Blog:
Q&A: Microsoft president defends Zune strategy  —  Apple CEO Steve Jobs touted the iPod's continued dominance today as he unveiled the latest refresh of the portable media players.  The news came a day after Microsoft showed its new Zune lineup — the third generation in the Redmond company's attempt to challenge Apple's position.
Discussion: paidContent.org and Apple
Gizmodo:
Confirmed: Nike+ Only Works With 2nd Gen iPod Touch, Not iPhone or 1st Gen iTouch  —  Our interview with Apple confirmed something we suspected in our liveblog and our hands on with the device: that the Nike+ integration only works with this version.  Owners of the first-gen iPod touch …
David Chartier / Ars Technica:
Apple rocks out, announces new iPods, iTunes 8  —  At the latest in what is becoming an annual September event for Apple, the company today announced a number of new products in time for the holiday rush.  We covered the Steve Jobs' “Let's Rock” keynote live in San Francisco …
Jacqui Cheng / Infinite Loop:
Apple event: A few extra details you didn't get (Updated)  —  By now, you've already heard about what was announced during this morning's Apple Event: Let's Rock.  New iPod nanos, new iPod touches, price drops, iPhone/iPod touch 2.1, iTunes 8, oh my!  And, if you've been paying attention to Infinite Loop …
Discussion: Gizmodo, TUAW and MacUser
Greg Sandoval / CNET News:
Did Apple advance music discovery?
Discussion: TUAW, Crave and DVICE
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider:   Apple Investors Sell On iPod News: Stock Down 4.5%
Matt Burns / CrunchGear:
Apple updates the iPod Classic to a minimum of 120GB; kills thick, 160GB model
Discussion: WinExtra and TG Daily
Christine Monaghan / Apple:
Apple Introduces New iPod nano
Discussion: Podcasting News and GeekBrief.TV
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget:
Live from Apple's 'Let's Rock' event in San Francisco
Declan McCullagh / CNET News:
In D.C. antitrust circles, how Google became the hunted  —  Google CEO Eric Schmidt speaking at the Democratic National Convention in Denver two weeks ago.  —  (Credit: Declan McCullagh/CNET News)  —  About this time a decade ago, Google CEO Eric Schmidt was praying that the U.S. Justice Department …
Discussion: OpenSecrets.org
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New York Times:
U.S. May Be Preparing Antitrust Suit in Google-Yahoo Partnership  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Is the Justice Department preparing to challenge a high-profile advertising partnership between Google and Yahoo?  —  That was the question being debated from Washington to Silicon Valley on Tuesday …
Microsoft:
Microsoft Unveils World's Most Advanced Tracking Technology  —  Microsoft's proprietary BlueTrack Technology sets new industry standard, surpasses optical and laser to track on virtually any surface.  —  REDMOND, Wash. Sept. 9, 2008 Microsoft Corp. today unveiled the world's …
Abbey Klaassen / AdAge:
New YouTube Tool Helps Increase Viewing of Videos  —  HotSpots Feature Tracks When Audience Watches  —  NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — Every minute, 10 hours of video is uploaded to YouTube.  While that figure is a source of pride for the Google-owned video-sharing site, for marketers …
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Day One Recap TechCrunch50  —  What a day. 1,700 people streamed into the San Francisco Design Center at 9 am on Monday morning to help launch the first group of 52 startups at TechCrunch50.  Dozens more startups were camped out in the demopit.  —  First, the bad news.
Anthony Ha / VentureBeat:
TC50: Tag real-world objects with Sekai Camera's iPhone tool from the future  —  Tonchidot just revealed its Sekai Camera, a system for using online data to navigate the real-world, at the TechCrunch50 conference in San Francisco.  I thought this was incredibly cool, and the audience agreed …
Discussion: TechCrunch
The Boy Genius / Boy Genius Report:
Verizon is paying Sprint and AT&T subscribers money to port over!  —  Check out these docs we just got our hands on!  They are for authorized Verizon Wireless dealers at the moment, and not applicable to corporate stores, but we heard they might be soon.  Verizon is offering a “switcher credit” …
Discussion: Phone Arena and Gizmodo
Jeremy Pepper / POP! PR Jots:
Slave to Technology  —  If you read my blog, you notice a trend: I often talk about what public relations needs to do, and how it needs to change.  Sometimes it's a broken record, but it serves a purpose.  —  Now, I can be like a social media expert (something, btw, I never call myself because boy …
 
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Josh Lowensohn / Webware.com:
Postbox brings more Webmail flavor to your software in-box
Discussion: TechCrunch and VentureBeat
Verne Kopytoff / The Technology Chronicles:
Handicapping best in show at TechCrunch50
Discussion: Technology Live
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
DEMOfall 08: Microstaq shows micro-machined chip that can cut air-conditioning costs
Discussion: Techland, Earth2Tech and Jon Udell
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Live: Twenty Questions For The Venture Capitalists At TechCrunch50
Discussion: The Drama 2.0 Show
Daniel Terdiman / CNET News:
iPhone apps a major trend at DemoFall
Aidan Malley / AppleInsider:
MacBook Air owners find latest Apple fix producing mixed results
Discussion: Infinite Loop and Electronista
Tiernan Ray / Tech Trader Daily:
Sirius Shares Sink 9% As Revenue Outlook Light
Brian X. Chen / Epicenter:
SpinSpotter Combats Unethical, Biased Journalism
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Claire Cain Miller / Bits:
Fitness Gadget Aims to Help Users Lose Weight
Discussion: VentureBeat, TechCrunch and Gearlog
louisgray.com:
Blogs' Never-Ending Battle of Page Views vs. Conversation
Josh Lowensohn / Webware.com:
iCharts turns your boring spreadsheet into a flashy chart
Discussion: TechCrunch
Michael Masnick / Techdirt:
EA Ignored The Warnings; Now Getting Slammed For Spore's DRM
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:
Google's Marissa Mayer on Chrome, New Web Browser
Sony:
SONY UNVEILS FIRST FULL-FRAME ALPHA DSLR MODEL
Philipp Lenssen / Google Blogoscoped:
Google Turns 20 (fiction)
Paul Jay / CBC News:
The rise of Facebook activism
Discussion: p2pnet