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7:30 AM ET, July 20, 2009

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Nik Cubrilovic / TechCrunch:
The Anatomy Of The Twitter Attack  —  The Twitter document leak fiasco started with a simple story that personal accounts of Twitter employees were hacked.  Twitter CEO Evan Williams commented on that story, saying that Twitter itself was mostly unaffected.
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
Interview: AOL's Armstrong First 100 Days: ‘People Are Missing The Real AOL Story’  —  Sixteen cities in ten countries, from Baltimore to Bangalore, Denver to Dublin.  26 Town Hall and All Hands meetings. 71 product reviews. 51 partner/customer meetings.  The numbers charting Tim Armstrong's 100 …
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Kenneth Li / Financial Times:
AOL sets sights on content-led domination  —  AOL will on Friday unveil the early stages of a plan to become the internet's largest provider of original content within two years.  —  As the company prepares to spin off from Time Warner by the end of the year, Tim Armstrong …
Discussion: Dow Jones Newswires
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Digg's Kevin Rose Not Pleased With DiggBar Change  —  Earlier today we reported on a change in how Digg handles URL redirects from its URL shortening service called DiggBar.  Users of the service are not happy - links are now sometimes going to Digg's summary of the story instead of the story itself.
Discussion: Softpedia News
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Hiroko Tabuchi / New York Times:
Why Japan's Cellphones Haven't Gone Global  —  TOKYO — At first glance, Japanese cellphones are a gadget lover's dream: ready for Internet and e-mail, they double as credit cards, boarding passes and even body-fat calculators.  —  But it is hard to find anyone in Chicago or London using …
Olga Kharif / Business Week:
Google Voice: Trouble Calling for Skype?  —  An entry into Web calling by search giant Google is likely to boost competition for eBay's Internet-calling unit and other VoIP service providers  —  Google's push into the Web phone-calling market is likely to cut into sales by Internet phone companies …
Davidw / Joho the Blog:
Transparency is the new objectivity  —  A friend asked me to post an explanation of what I meant when I said at PDF09 that “transparency is the new objectivity.”  First, I apologize for the cliché of “x is the new y.”  Second, what I meant is that transparency is now fulfilling …
Discussion: broadstuff, Thanks:atul
Peter Wayner / Computerworld:
iPhone App Store roulette: A tale of rejection  —  InfoWorld - Think back to May 26, 1995.  Steve Jobs was wandering in the desert, fiddling with some company called Pixar that made animated movies of dancing desk lamps, and planning his next step for NeXT.
Discussion: Digits
Chris Mellor / The Register:
Intel to deliver Postville in August  —  Stamping out a 320GB 34nm SSD  —  Join our expert panel in discussing application security  —  Details of Intel's biggest solid state drive so far, a 320GB part built on its 34nm process, are popping up across the web.
The Technium:
Was Moore's Law Inevitable?  —  In the early 1950s the same thought occurred to many people at once: things are improving so fast and so regularly, there might be a pattern to the improvements.  Maybe we could plot technological progress to date, then extrapolate the curves and see what the future holds.
Owen Fletcher / PC World:
World of Warcraft Awaits China's Approval to Relaunch  —  The relaunch of the popular online game World of Warcraft in China, where it has already been offline for six weeks, still faces an indefinite delay as it awaits government approval for its content.  —  Problems for Blizzard Entertainment …
ProgrammableWeb:
What's in Data.gov?  —  Editor's note: This guest post comes from Jim Hendler, a professor, web researcher, and Semantic Web evangelist working at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.  You can see more of his teams' ongoing research at Tetherless World.  —  A recent article by Tim Berners-Lee …
 
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John Letzing / Dow Jones Newswires:
Microsoft seen posting sharp Q4 profit decline
Discussion: PC World
Brooks Barnes / New York Times:
Across U.S., ESPN Aims to Be the Home Team
Ari Allyn-Feuer / Ars Technica:
Pay-as-you-drive insurance, privacy, and government mandates
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Brainstorm Tech:
Report: ‘Crippled’ iPhone coming to China in September
Discussion: Digital Daily
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Is Twitter Sending You 500% To 1600% More Traffic Than You Might Think?
Discussion: Webmetricsguru, Thanks:atul
Google Watch:
Google Looking for Federal Antitrust Lawyer as Privacy Counsel
 Earlier Items: 
Dan Goodin / The Register:
Clever attack exploits fully-patched Linux kernel
Discussion: digg.com
Jeff Atwood / Coding Horror:
Software Engineering: Dead?
Discussion: broadstuff and ClipperHouse
Steve Ragan / The Tech Herald Security News:
New vulnerability discovered for Firefox 3.5.1
Michael Hickins / BNET Technology:
The Hidden Cost of Microsoft's ‘Free’ Online Office Suite
Discussion: CloudAve and digg.com