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8:15 AM ET, February 23, 2009

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John Herrman / Gizmodo:
iTunes Concept Shows How iPhone App Management Should Have Worked From the Start  —  Add, delete, rate, and move—these are your app options on the iPhone.  This interface concept, though, puts full app management within iTunes, and makes us wonder why it wasn't there in the first place.
Alex Wright / New York Times:
Exploring a ‘Deep Web’ That Google Can't Grasp  —  One day last summer, Google's search engine trundled quietly past a milestone.  It added the one trillionth address to the list of Web pages it knows about.  But as impossibly big as that number may seem, it represents only a fraction of the entire Web.
Chris Davies / SlashGear:
Huawei Android devices hitting T-Mobile in Q3 2009?  —  Huawei's “look but don't touch” Android handset at Mobile World Congress last week was quite the disappointment: if it wasn't for the display around it, you'd not know what OS the device was meant to be running.
Discussion: Softpedia News
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PC World:
Rejected! 10 iPhone Apps That Didn't Make Apple's App Store  —  A ‘throw shoes at Bush’ app, a breast-jiggler, a naughty entry from the South Park guys—these are some of the iPhone apps that Apple unceremoniously denied shelf space  —  JR Raphael, PC World
Mike Butcher / TechCrunch UK:
The day iTunes died?  Spotify is working on a killer iPhone app  —  Ever since hot streaming music startup Spotify hired a director of “portable solutions” you just knew they were going to do something cool in mobile.  And frankly there is no cooler place to do it right now than on the iPhone.
Saul Hansell / Bits:
Surprise: America is No. 1 in Broadband  —  There is a constant refrain that the United States is falling behind in broadband, as if the speed of Internet service in Seoul represents a new Sputnik that is a challenge to national security.  —  It's certainly true that in some countries …
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk:
AOL + Oodle = AOL Classifieds  —  Oodle as become the vendor/partner of choice it would appear for third parties seeking to add or beef up classifieds — a missed opportunity for eBay/Kijij.  Today AOL launched a new classifieds site: Classifieds.AOL.com.  There's also a Canadian specific site at Classifieds.AOL.ca.
Stuff.co.nz:
Internet copyright law delayed  —  A controversial copyright law covering the internet will be delayed to see if the sector can make it workable, Prime Minister John Key said today.  —  The online community has been up in arms in recent weeks as the law is due to come into effect on Saturday.
Discussion: TorrentFreak and Techdirt
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
ARM's Cortex-M0 core: the lowest-power ARM chip yet for wireless devices  —  ARM is announcing today a new microprocessor core that can bring fast performance to even the smallest of electronic devices.  —  The Cortex-M0 processor core is a 32-bit chip — meaning it can process data …
Rac / ubiq_uitous communication …:
Apple wireless keyboard used with an iPhone  —  Here is a short video showing the interacting devices (Apple wireless keyboard, iPhone, communicating over Bluetooth) in operation.  —  Feels like getting closer to the “mainstreaming” goal - it uses hardware that comes of the shelf …
Taylor / taylorbarstow:
Times Open Debrief  —  Yesterday's Times Open event was a huge success.  For a developer program in its infancy, turnout was excellent—140 attendees out of about 400 total applicants, according to Derek Gottfrid, the MC and principal organizer.  Topics ranged from APIs to widgets to business models …
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb and The Noisy Channel
Sarah Lacy / TechCrunch:
Friedman Misses the Point and Economic Reality of Silicon Valley  —  Thomas Friedman is a very smart man and a very good writer.  He's certainly sold more books than I ever will.  But in reading his latest column arguing $20 billion in bailout money should go to VCs not auto companies …
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A Stimulus Plan For Venture Capital? No Thanks.
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
More Consolidation In Europe: GoAdv To Acquire LeGuide.com For €50 Million  —  After Meetic buying the European operations of Match.com last week, here's another sign the online media landscape in Europe is changing in the face of a dire economy: pan-European online media company GoAdv …
Discussion: TheNextWeb.com, Thanks:mrinaldesai
 
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