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3:29 AM ET, September 17, 2008

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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 …
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Bryant / AeroXperience:
Hypothetical thoughts on what Windows 7 Milestone 3 might have.
Discussion: UX Evangelist and SuperSite Blog
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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Jessica Guynn / L.A. Times Tech Blog:
T-Mobile to introduce phone with Google's Android software
Discussion: Lockergnome
Matthew Sparkes / PC Pro:
Will Apple or Android get in my pocket?
Discussion: AppleInsider, Gizmodo and jkOnTheRun
Thomas Ricker / Engadget:
21.1 megapixel Canon EOS 5D Mark II with Full-Frame, Full-HD video  —  After a brief tease, Canon just got official with its EOS 5D Mark II.  The full-frame shooter updates the original 5D introduced back in 2005 with a 24 x 36mm 21.1 megapixel CMOS sensor, DIGIC 4 processor with 14-bit analog …
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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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
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.
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
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.
Caroline McCarthy / The Social:
iLike launches developer platform: Playlists rock!  —  I made a playlist with iLike's API.  It's for you.  —  Facebook's favorite music service, iLike, has officially launched its developer platform.  The company first hinted at this several months ago and CNET News reported last week that it was nearing its debut.
Pew Internet:
Teens, Video Games and Civics: Teens' gaming experiences are diverse and include significant social interaction and civic engagement  —  Amanda Lenhart Joseph Kahne Ellen Middaugh Alexandra Rankin Macgill Chris Evans Jessica Vitak  —  The first national survey of its kind finds that virtually …
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BBC:   Computer games drive social ties
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: broadstuff and Search Engine Land
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 …
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 and Unwired View
Mashable!:
MySpace Launches MyDebates to Add Interactivity to the Presidential Debates  —  With the Internet already playing a crucial role in this year's election, it's not altogether too surprising that MySpace and the Commission for Presidential Debates (CPD) have teamed up to launch MyDebates.org.
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb and Tech Beat
Leander Kahney / Wired News:
Sept. 16, 1985: Jobs Quits Apple Sept. 16, 1997: Jobs Rejoins Apple  —  Sept. 16: It's an auspicious day in the history of Steve Jobs.  It's the day he quit Apple and the day he returned.  —  Jobs resigned as chairman of Apple Computer on Sept. 16, 1985, after losing a boardroom battle …
Discussion: Pulse 2.0 and TUAW
Ritsuko Ando / Reuters:
AT&T to link iPhone to U-verse video, Internet  —  NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. phone company AT&T Inc plans to eventually link Apple Inc's iPhone to its high-speed Internet and video service called U-verse, and introduce new features like using the phone as a remote control.
 
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Grant Gross / PC World:
Group: US DHS Should Lose Its Cybersecurity Authority
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John Callaham / Big Download Blog:
Rumor: No Mirror's Edge PC in 2008?
Discussion: CrunchGear, Maximum PC all and Kotaku
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM:
Citrix Aims to Make Enterprise-Friendly Clouds
Discussion: chrisbrogan.com
Cyrus Farivar / Salon:
Could terrorists use “World of Warcraft” to plan nefarious deeds?
Discussion: Destructoid and Gizmodo
Matt Asay / The Open Road:
In acquiring Merrill Lynch, must Bank of America open source its software?
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 Earlier Items: 
Marguerite Reardon / CNET News:
Meraki teams with San Francisco for free Wi-Fi
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Android Phone, the G1, to Ship Mid-October
Discussion: Cheezhead, MobileCrunch and CrunchGear
Ars Technica:
Ars puts Spore DRM to the test—with a surprising result
Discussion: Valleywag and Blue's News
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
TC50 Startup Mobclix Now Offers Stats On Every iPhone App
Discussion: TUAW
Hank Williams / Why does everything suck?:
Is There Any Reason for Desktop Apps Anymore?
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft:
Microsoft and Cray to unveil $25,000 Windows-based supercomputer