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10:40 PM ET, September 16, 2008

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TechRadar.com:
Google shows off final Android handset  —  Masked phone looks distinctly HTC-like  —  In a session at its Google Developer day in London this morning, Google executives demonstrated a working Android mobile phone for “the first time in Europe.”  —  The new handset, shown off …
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Wall Street Journal:
T-Mobile's Google-Based Phone Nears  —  T-Mobile USA plans to begin selling the first smart phone powered by Google Inc.'s new mobile software late next month, according to people familiar with the matter, facing off against Apple Inc.'s iPhone and Research In Motion Ltd.'s BlackBerry with a device that blends aspects of both.
Matthew Sparkes / PC Pro:
Will Apple or Android get in my pocket?
Discussion: Gizmodo and jkOnTheRun
Chad Hurley / The Official Google Blog:
The future of online video  —  The Internet has had an enormous impact on people's lives around the world in the ten years since Google's founding.  It has changed politics, entertainment, culture, business, health care, the environment and just about every other topic you can think of.
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Ian Lamont / Industry Standard:   The future of the Web is 3D, not video
Joseph Weisenthal / paidContent.org:
Samsung Makes Buyout Offer To Sandisk; ‘Deeply Disappointed’ Not To Have Agreement; SanDisk Rejects  —  Updated below: This was first reported a couple weeks ago, and now it's official... Korean electronics giant Samsung has made a $26 per share (about $5.85 billion in total) bid for memory card maker SanDisk (NSDQ: SNDK).
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Business Wire:
Samsung Electronics Announces Proposal for Combination with SanDisk …
Discussion: Tech Trader Daily
Wall Street Journal:
Samsung Makes Bid for SanDisk
Discussion: Gizmodo and Electronista
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
TC50 Startup Mobclix Now Offers Stats On Every iPhone App  —  Want to drill down to see how different iPhone apps are doing?  You can click around iTunes and collect your own data, or you can visit the Application Ranking section of Mobclix and see the breakdown of iPhone apps in each category.
Discussion: TUAW
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Niall Kennedy / Niall Kennedy's Weblog:
Inside the iPhone App Store acceptance process  — Business- Software/Mac  —  Apple's iPhone OS App Store is a little over two months old and already the focus of both hype and fear among members of the press.  KPCB has already invested more than $30 million through its iPhone-specific fund.
Discussion: Ryan Block
Jason Hiner / Between the Lines:
VMware wants to trump Windows and Linux servers with its Virtual Datacenter OS  —  VMware's new CEO Paul Maritz used his first VMworld keynote on Tuesday to introduce the company's Virtual Datacenter Operating System (VDC-OS) to an audience of IT professionals and technology industry insiders …
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Scott Ferguson / eWeek:
VMware Looks to Solve the ‘Desktop Dilemma’
Discussion: PC World
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft:
Windows 7 hits Milestone 3  —  I have seen the future — specifically Windows 7 Milestone 3 (Build 6780).  —  I got a gander at the latest test build of Windows 7 briefly (courtesy of a source of mine) and was not allowed to take any screenshots.  But it is real, it does exist and it is …
Michael Gray / Graywolf SEO Blog:
Google News is Getting the Date Wrong on Old News Stories  —  Last week there was a bit of a brouhaha over Google news incorrectly giving the wrong date for a news story.  In that particular incident Google news picked up a 6 year old story about United Airlines filing bankruptcy which upset the stock market for that particular stock.
Discussion: Search Engine Land and broadstuff
Fred / A VC:
Leave Wall Street, Join A Startup  —  Our good friends at First Round Capital are always thinking.  A couple years ago, they hacked the web 2.0 conference.  Now they are cleverly taking advantage of the misery on wall street to find talent for their startup companies in NYC.
Discussion: Valleywag, Redeye VC and CNN
Business Wire:
Adobe Reports Strong Q3 Financial Results  —  Revenue and Earnings Performance Driven by Record Acrobat and LiveCycle Revenue  —  SAN JOSE, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE - News) today reported financial results for its third quarter ended Aug. 29, 2008.
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Larry Dignan / Between the Lines:
Adobe allays worries; Sets up for CS4 launch
Discussion: Business Technology
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft:
Microsoft and Cray to unveil $25,000 Windows-based supercomputer  —  Microsoft and Cray are set to unveil on September 16 the Cray CX1, a compact supercomputer running Windows HPC Server 2008.  —  The pair is expected to tout the new offering as “the most affordable supercomputer Cray has ever offered …
Siobhan Chapman / Computerworld:
Lehman Brothers invested in IT despite credit crunch  —  It spent $309M on technology and communications in the past quarter  —  Computerworld UK) Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. was boosting its investment in IT even as it headed toward bankruptcy.  —  In the quarter ended Aug. 31 …
Brad Stone / Bits:
Silicon Valley Layoff Watch: Is eBay Next?  —  Out-of-work employees at Hewlett-Packard and evaporated investment banks like Lehman Brothers may soon have some company on the unemployment rolls.  This week, the chatter among eBay insiders is all about the possibility of mass layoffs.
Discussion: paidContent.org and New York Times
Jeff Bercovici / Portfolio:
M&A Outlook: Zucker, Rattner, Karmazin Weigh In  —  Three out of three moguls agree: The implosion of Wall Street is going to be not so good for anyone hoping to get a big media deal done.  —  NBC Universal's Jeff Zucker, Sirius Satellite Radio's Mel Karmazin and Quadrangle's Steven Rattner …
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Android Phone, the G1, to Ship Mid-October  —  A little birdy just dropped by CrunchGear HQ, bringing tidings of HTC Dream release dates in his little bird-sized satchel.  They further confirmed the September 23rd announcement, cemented the rumors that there will be 3 different colors …
Discussion: Cheezhead
Jackson West / Valleywag:
Seesmic's newest feature: layoffs  —  Seesmic, an online-video startup, is laying off some employees working to create original clips for the short-form video site.  The official explanation, from newly unemployed video host Rachael Joy: “Seesmic's not a content site, never has been.
 
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