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6:15 AM ET, May 11, 2009

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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Jew Haters Welcome At Facebook, As Long As They Aren't Lactating  —  Way more countries have laws against holocaust denial (11 or so) than breast feeding (0), but guess which one is banned on Facebook?  That's right.  Pictures of breast feeding babies are indecent, so they're a no go.
Discussion: broadstuff and odd time signatures
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Brian Cuban / THE CUBAN REVOLUTION:
Open Letter To Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg  —  Mark:  —  The last 7 days have seen much debate on the issue of Holocaust Denial Groups on Facebook.  There has been a lot of focus on the issues of free speech, open discussion of controversial issues and Facebook Terms Of Service(TOS).
Discussion: Mashable! and TomsTechBlog.com
Financial Times:
Micro-payments considered for WSJ website  —  News Corp is planning to introduce micro-payments for individual articles and premium subscriptions to the Wall Street Journal's website this year, in a milestone in the news industry's race to find better online business models.
Scott Gilbertson / The Register:
OpenOffice 3.1 ready to lick Microsoft's suite?  —  Huzzah for Windows, ho-hum for Linux, OS X  —  Free whitepaper - Achieving Efficient Governance Risk and Compliance  —  Review OpenOffice.org remains the most popular open source answer to Microsoft's ubiquitous Office suite …
Discussion: PC World
Miguel Helft / New York Times:
New Search Tool Aims at Answering Tough Queries, but Not at Taking on Google  —  Every new online search service must face the inevitable question: “Is it better than Google?”  —  WolframAlpha, a powerful new service that can answer a broad range of queries, has become one of the most anticipated Web products of the year.
Discussion: Epicenter and The Equity Kicker, Thanks:atul
David Lawsky / Reuters:
EU to find Intel anti-competitive: sources  —  AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators are expected to say this week that Intel Corp illegally paid computer makers to postpone or cancel the launch of products containing chips made by its main rival, sources familiar with the case said on Sunday.
Chris Foresman / Ars Technica:
Survey: one in five US households are cellphone only  —  The latest results from the National Center for Health Statistics' survey on wireless phone use are in, and they reveal that just over 20 percent of all US households have now cut the wire and exclusively use cell phones for voice communication.
Alastair Jamieson / Telegraph:
Google plans space exploration gadget to help mobile phone users study night skies  —  Google is preparing to launch a mobile phone application called Star Droid that can help amateur astronomers identify stars and planets.  —  The search engine software will use GPS technology to compare …
Discussion: digg.com
John Cook / TechFlash:
Former Twitter, Microsoft execs create new startup: Digiting  —  Bruce Jaffe, the former acquisitions chief at Microsoft, and Lee Mighdoll, the former vice president of engineering and operations at Twitter, have emerged as the top executive officers of a Seattle area company by the name of Digiting, TechFlash has learned.
Thanks:toddbishop
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
CubeTree Launches As A Facebook + FriendFeed + Twitter For Enterprise  —  As they mature, social networks are increasingly becoming viable systems for information management.  We're seeing this with Facebook, and with FriendFeed and even to some extent with Twitter.
Kim Sengupta / The Independent:
iPhones in Iraq - the US Army's new weapon  —  Applications prove invaluable for soldiers on the battlefield  —  In Basra's Hayaniyah district, a notorious stronghold of Shia militias, a US army sergeant leading a patrol faced two suspects in the street.  Amid rising tension he produced …
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Is BBC iPlayer a Typical App For Our Hyperconnected Future?  —  Over the last few weeks, we have started to see cable companies offering broadband connections with speeds ranging from 50 Mbps to 100 Mbps.  Several fiber-based broadband network providers are already marching to even higher speeds.
Thanks:atul
 
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Jonathan Seff / Macworld:
Sorenson launches Sorenson 360 video delivery network
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Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Internet user IDs turn honest
Miriam Steffens / Sydney Morning Herald:
Readers reluctant to pay for online news
Discussion: The Australian
New York Times:
Cadets Trade the Trenches for Firewalls
Danny Sullivan / Daggle:
Do Newspapers Owe Google “Fair Share” Fees For Researching Stories?
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Frank Rich / New York Times:
The American Press on Suicide Watch
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