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1:05 AM ET, January 30, 2010

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Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
BoomTown's Apple iPad Day, Starring Walt Mossberg (Plus a Steve Jobs Cameo!)  —  Here is one of two videos I made at the launch of the iPad by Apple in San Francisco yesterday, stalking my All Things Digital partner, Walt Mossberg, to get his take on the event.
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Sam Oliver / AppleInsider:
Steve Jobs: iPad to offer Word support, $10 e-books, 6 days of music
Discussion: BoomTown, Thanks:mrinaldesai
Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
Google news  —  First, the news: Google told me today that they would consider giving more transparency about revenue splits in Adsense.  —  At a private meeting with a dozen and a half media people at Davos with CEO Eric Schmidt, President of sales Nikesh Arora, search boss Marissa Mayer …
Discussion: Gizmodo
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Alan Rusbridger / Guardian:
Google is another country  —  Eric Schmidt, facing a grilling in Davos, showed that leading Google is much like running a successful if secretive nation  —  Google is not a country.  Eric Schmidt - who would be prime minister if it was - kept repeating the point at a briefing he gave at Davos this afternoon.
Prince McLean / AppleInsider:
Apple to target iPad at business users with added features - sources  —  Apple's new iPad isn't just a new product for consumers; the company is targeting the new device at business users with features designed to make it attractive to the enterprise market, AppleInsider has learned.
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Prince McLean / AppleInsider:   Apple reinventing file access, wireless sharing for iPad
David Sarno / L.A. Times Tech Blog:
Apple confirms 3G VoIP apps on iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch; Skype is waiting
David Coursey / InfoWorld:
Citrix will have an iPad app to run Windows 7 sessions
Discussion: internetnews.com and ITworld.com
Nilay Patel / Engadget:
Confirmed: iPhone OS 3.2 has support for video calling, file downloads, and SMS  —  The iPad may not have a camera in its current incarnation, but Apple's at least laying the foundation for one: we just confirmed with extremely trusted sources that iPhone OS 3.2 contains rudimentary support for video calling …
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Gregg Keizer / Computerworld:
Apple makes $208 on each $499 iPad  —  Profits jump to $446 on top-end $829 model, analyst estimates  —  Computerworld - The new iPad tablet priced at $499 actually runs Apple about $270 in materials and manufacturing costs, a Wall Street analyst said today.
Discussion: CrunchGear and ParisLemon
Alex Payne / al3x:
On the iPad  —  For years, me and thousands of other techies have been wondering what comes after the Personal Computer as we've known it.  Yesterday, in Apple's iPad, we caught a glimpse.  If I had to pick one predominant emotion in reaction, it would be “disturbed”.
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Gina Trapani / Smarterware:
Hackers Don't Tinker Because They Got Invited
Matt Burns / CrunchGear:
Developers, not Apple, will make or break the iPad
Discussion: O'Reilly Radar, TUAW and MobileCrunch
Paul Boutin / VentureBeat:
Amazon.com mysteriously removes Macmillan book titles  —  Go to Amazon.com.  Search for any publication by Macmillan, one of the world's largest publishing firms.  The Prince of Silicon Valley, perhaps, or Sarah's Key.  Or last year's huge #1 bestseller The Gathering Storm.  —  Gone, mysteriously gone.
Discussion: Kindle Review and TeleRead, Thanks:paulboutin
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Brad Stone / Bits:
Amazon Pulls Macmillan Books Over E-Book Price Disagreement
Discussion: Whatever and Media Decoder, Thanks:atul
Nicholas Carlson / Silicon Alley Insider:
Eric Schmidt: ‘Tell Me The Difference Between A Large Phone And A Tablet’ (GOOG, AAPL)  —  Lore has it than when Google's (GOOG) top Android developer first showed off the mobile operating system in 2007, CEO Eric Schmidt's first question was, “So what do I do when Steve Jobs kicks me off Apple's board?”
Discussion: Gizmodo, Thanks:mrinaldesai
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Associated Press:
Nintendo Chief Unimpressed With Apple's iPad
Brian X. Chen / Gadget Lab:
Adobe Plays the Porn Card in Flash Campaign Against iPad  —  Apple has clearly hurt Adobe's feelings.  When Steve Jobs demonstrated an iPad at Wednesday's tablet event, its Safari browser clearly did not support Flash.  Adobe has published a blog post calling Flash the Apple iPad's “broken link.”
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac:
The iPad has Adobe's Flash on Apple's video  —  You saw it here first, folks.  In Apple's official video the iPad, they show the New York Times being used.  Looks pretty nice right?  Well, unless the Times has a special iPad version of the site that switches HTML5 out when it detects Apple mobile products …
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Nicholas Carlson / Silicon Alley Insider:
Facebook Is Working On A Foursquare-Killer  —  One of New York's hottest startups, Foursquare, is under heavy fire from more established Silicon Valley players.  —  A source briefed on the matter tells us Facebook is working on a feature that will allow users who access the network from mobile devices to …
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Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
The Foursquare squeeze: will it survive to check in on 2011?
Discussion: Social Media Week and Download Squad, Thanks:atul
Droiddev / Droid Developer:
Mytouch2 aka Mytouch slide in the flesh!!!!  —  Let the rumors stop and the truth be told!!!  A trusted and anonymous source dropped this in my Inbox today.  Behold the Espresso aka The Mytouch2 aka The Mytouch Slide.  Wow that's a lot of aka's.  Mr Blurrycam took the night off when it came time to getting these pics.
Mark Wilson / Gizmodo:
The Faulty iMac Saga, Chapter 3: We Have Your Internal Memo, Apple  —  While Apple released the iPad this week, we scored their internal work order admitting the iMac's yellow screen problem, and one of our readers may have figured out how to fix it.  —  Can You Safely Buy a New iMac Yet?  —  Nope.
Discussion: Macworld and MacNN
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Google Twists Knife In IE6, Pulls Support From Docs And Sites  —  This has not been the greatest start to the year for Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser.  Days after news of the latest security flaw in Internet Explorer, Google is adding fuel to the fire by phasing out support for IE6 …
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Hulu's Plans for the iPad, the Mobile Internet  —  From the moment Apple announced its new iPad mobile device, people have been wondering when (and if) Hulu was going to make a specialized application for it.  But Hulu has so far tended towards public generalities and general inaction …
Dave Ridley / Nuts About Southwest:
IT IS OFFICIAL—WI-FI IS ON THE WAY!  —  Hello everyone!  You probably saw the title of this blog post and thought, “haven't I heard that before?”  True, the road to onboard wi-fi has been a long one, but this week we took a major step that gets us closer to rolling out the system fleetwide.
 
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