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3:55 AM ET, January 31, 2010

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Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Can Flash be saved?  —  UPDATE: for a good counterpoint to this blog, see my new post titled “Google +will+ save Flash.”  —  Let's go back a few years to when Firefox was just coming on the scene.  Remember that?  I remember that it didn't work with a ton of websites.  Things like banks, ecommerce sites, and others.
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Taimur Asad / Redmond Pie:
Turn Your iPhone and iPod touch into iPad  —  Apple iPad, which was announced earlier this week received a mixed reaction from all over the world.  Some found it as an oversized iPod touch, while others thought that it has the potential to redefine the way we will use our computers in the future.
Discussion: PMP Today, The iPhone Blog and Engadget
JR Raphael / PC World:
Apple Pulls Flash Content From iPad Promos  —  JR Raphael, PC World  —  It looks like Apple's iPad really is magical after all.  Marketing materials for the iPad mysteriously morphed overnight following complaints that they misleadingly depicted the device showing Flash-based content.
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
How Do E-Readers Stack Up With iPad In The Mix?  Use Our Chart As A Guide  —  When we did the first version of this chart heading into the 2009 holiday sales season, four contenders—including the unexpected Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) Nook—were set to crowd the instant-download e-reader field that Amazon …
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Steve Lohr / New York Times:
Steve Jobs and the Economics of Elitism  —  GAME CHANGER?  —  The more, the better.  That's the fashionable recipe for nurturing new ideas these days.  It emphasizes a kind of Internet-era egalitarianism that celebrates the “wisdom of the crowd” and “open innovation.”
John C Abell / Epicenter:
Google's 'Don't Be Evil' Mantra is ‘Bulls**t,’ Adobe Is Lazy: Apple's Steve Jobs  —  After a big public announcement of the sort Apple had this week for the iPad CEO Steve Jobs often takes time in the day or two afterwards to have a Town Hall at One Infinite Loop, making himself available …
Jason Boog / GalleyCat:
Macmillan CEO Confirms Amazon Price Feud  —  In a paid advertisement in Publishers Marketplace, Macmillan CEO John Sargent confirmed that Amazon (AMZN) had stopped directly selling books by the publisher.  “It is impossible to reach you all in the very limited timeframe we are working under …
Discussion: FishBowlNY and New York Times
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Cory Doctorow / Boing Boing:
Amazon and Macmillan go to war: readers and writers are the civilian casualties
Brooke Crothers / CNET News:
Multitasking: Intel does, iPad doesn't  —  How important is the ability to multitask on tablet-class devices like Apple's iPad?  Important enough that the feature will likely be touted as a trump card for Intel-based smartphones such as a tablet-size phone from LG due later this year.
Arn / MacRumors:
Omni Group Commits to Bring Five Productivity Apps to iPad  —  In a blog post, Omni Group has committed to bringing five of their productivity apps to the iPad including OmniGraffle, OmniOutliner, OmniPlan, OmniFocus, and OmniGraphSketcher. … The Omni Group started life as NeXTStep developers back in 1989.
Discussion: The Omni Mouth
Jay Hathaway / Download Squad:
Trillian chat client gets a Mac version, now in alpha  —  Trillian has enjoyed a nice, long run as one of the most popular multi-protocol IM clients for Windows.  It's not just surviving, though, it's thriving and expanding to new platforms.  I tested out the very nice iPhone version recently, and now there's finally Trillian for Mac!
Matt Mireles / The Metamorphosis:
Dear Startup Lawyers, Please Blog.  —  As an entrepreneur, I've long been befuddled by the utter lack of transparency and overall opacity of the market for legal services.  From what I understand, this is how the VC world was just five years ago.  And then guys like Fred Wilson …
Seth Weintraub / Computerworld:
The iPad shows that Apple and Google still have a relationship  —  If you were worried about the demise of the Apple-Google business relationship, the iPad announcement gave you some reason to hope that there is still a lot of cooperation.  —  Recent reports have had Apple talking to Microsoft …
 
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
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Jason Robitaille / PreCentral.net:
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White House State of the Union Stream Draws 1.3M
Anand Lal Shimpi / AnandTech:
Intel & Micron Announce 25nm NAND Flash Production, SSDs to get Bigger/Cheaper in Q4
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Charbax / ARMdevices.net:
Android Laptop Review: Hivision PWS700CA
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Donald Melanson / Engadget:
Virgin Mobile Canada lights up HSPA+ network, iPhone 3GS, Bold 9700 in tow
Discussion: Phones Review and Electronista
Matt McGee / Search Engine Land:
Irony: You Need A Map To Find Google Street View On The iPhone
Discussion: p2pnet