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3:00 PM ET, April 9, 2010

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John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Why Apple Changed Section 3.3.1  —  We're still in the early days of the transition from the PC era to the mobile era.  Right now, Apple is winning.  There are other winners right now too — RIM is still growing, and Android has grown a ton in the past year.
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John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
New iPhone Developer Agreement Bans the Use of Adobe's Flash-to-iPhone Compiler
Manu Cornet / Gmail Blog:
New in Labs: Nested Labels and Message Sneak Peek  —  Labels are more flexible than folders because a given email can have several labels but can't be in several folders at the same time.  A highly requested feature for labels, though, comes from the world of folders: the ability to organize labels hierarchically.
Peter Elstrom / Bloomberg:
Adobe Highlights Risk of Flash's Exclusion From IPhone, IPad in Filing  —  Adobe Systems Inc., the maker of the Flash video software, highlighted the risks of exclusion from Apple Inc.'s iPad and iPhone for the first time in a corporate filing, indicating the ban could hurt sales.
AppleInsider:
Apple's WebKit2 will add Google Chrome-like split processes to Safari  —  A new framework for the WebKit open source Web browser layout engine was revealed Thursday, bringing with it a built-in “split process model” that will keep Web content such as JavaScript, HTML and layout in a separate process …
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Toshi Tajima / Google Mobile Blog:
Universal search features in Google Suggest for mobile  —  Last December on the Official Google Blog, we announced how universal search features in Google Suggest could show useful information while the user is composing a query from the Google home page.  Today, we are bringing …
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac:
iPhone OS 4 Jailbroken within hours of release  —  We got word last night that the iPhone OS 4 had been jailbroken and this morning we have the video from MuscleNerd.  Jailbreakers are likely keeping their methods secret until this summer when the the 4.0 final hits the streets.
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Michael Grothaus / TUAW:
iChatAgent process shows up in iPhone OS 4.0 — video conferencing coming?
Vladislav Savov / Engadget:
Adobe distances itself from JooJoo, cites lack of ‘direct relationship’  —  Well, this is just a huge surprise.  In response to our not entirely glowing review of the JooJoo, Adobe's PR team has gotten in touch to inform us that Fusion Garage “has no direct relationship with Adobe.”
Discussion: Daring Fireball, TeleRead and Crave
Kevinthau / Twitter Mobile Blog:
Official Twitter for BlackBerry App Now Available  —  There has never been a more exciting time in the mobile industry than right now.  The speed at which devices, applications, and networks are evolving is inspiring.  Thankfully, Twitter is perfectly suited to take advantage of all this goodness …
Long Zheng / istartedsomething:
Microsoft Research's “Manual Deskterity” explores the synergy of pen & touch  —  Pen and touch computing have long-thought to be mutually exclusive methods of human-computer interaction, but as the Microsoft Research project “Manual Deskterity” shows, the two intuitively combined makes …
Erica Ogg / CNET News:
Who would benefit most by buying Palm?  —  Rumors are swirling that Lenovo is interested in Palm.  —  Sure, it's mostly the talk of Wall Street hedge fund folks, but it's sent Palm's stock up 20 percent, or 77 cents to close at $4.62 Wednesday.  Is Lenovo actually interested in acquiring Palm's sagging smartphone business?
Discussion: Digits
Jennifer Van Grove / Mashable!:
Posterous Upgrades Post Editor for Simple Multimedia Sharing  —  Until today, the Achilles heel of Posterous's super simple blogging service has been its less-than-stellar online post editor.  Today, however, the startup is ready to unveil its completely overhauled Post Editor 2.0.
Matt Phillips / MarketBeat:
Apple iAd: ‘Multiple Billion Dollar Business’ or ‘Minor to Negligible’ … Keep an eye on Apple and Google shares Friday, as the fight between the two tech giants just got hotter.  —  On Thursday, Apple unveiled its own advertising service to the next generation software for the software for the iPhone, iPad and other mobile gadgetry.
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Matt McGee / Search Engine Land:
It's Official: Google Now Counts Site Speed As A Ranking Factor  —  Google has kept a promise it made last year: Site speed is now a ranking factor in Google's algorithm, and is already in place for U.S. searchers.  But Google also cautions web site owners not to sacrifice relevance in the name …
Luke Bornheimer / 9 to 5 Mac:
Apple rejecting apps with “Pad” in title  —  Apple has started to reject apps with the word “Pad” in their title that do not explicitly use wording such as, “runs on,” “for,” “for use with,” and/or “compatible with.”  Jesse Waites, maker of ContactPad (iTunes link) sent us a shot of an email …
Zachary Collins / Icodom:
Twitter to Launch a Major Redesign [SCREENSHOT]  —  Today, while reading through my tweets, I stumbled upon a screenshot of a new design for Twitter.  It doesn't show much, but it's from Doug Bowman who is the current Creative Director at Twitter.  —  This new design will show …
Kit Eaton / Fast Company:
Twitter's International Growth: Becoming the World's Water Cooler?  —  Not to be outdone by Facebook's impressive global growth trend, Twitter's just revealed some statistics about how many people Tweet around the third rock from the sun.  Get this: More than 60% of Tweeps aren't American.
Discussion: GMSV
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Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Research In Motion Wants To Get Into Your Car With QNX Software Acquisition  —  RIM has made an acquisition today; the mobile device manufacturer has acquired QNX Software Systems from Harman International.  The deal is is expected integrate user experience in RIM's smartphones and QNX's in-vehicle audio and infotainment systems.
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Nokia Buys Geographic Search Technology Company MetaCarta  —  Nokia this morning announced that it has acquired MetaCarta, a privately-owned geographic intelligence company, for an undisclosed sum.  Nokia says it will use MetaCarta's technology in the area of local search and other services.
JR Raphael / PC World:
Apple's iPhone OS 4.0 No Threat to Android  —  JR Raphael, PC World  —  For fans of Apple's iPhone, the unveiling of the new iPhone OS 4.0 is a big deal.  It's the first time, after all, iPhone users will be able to do basic things like multitasking, setting their own wallpapers, and placing folders on their home screens.
Jared Newman / PC World:
Netflix Delays Universal and Fox New Releases, including Avatar  —  If you're hoping to rent a copy of “Avatar” through Netflix when the hit movie comes to DVD this month, keep waiting.  —  Netflix has signed deals with Universal Studios and 20th Century Fox that will delay the arrival of new releases by 28 days.
Discussion: TechCrunch and paidContent
Matt Marshall / VentureBeat:
Bay Partners falls apart, latest sign of crisis in venture industry  —  Bay Partners, one of Silicon Valley's oldest venture capital firms, is falling apart, highlighting the continued stress aging firms are experiencing as new realities hit the industry.  —  Three years ago, Bay Partners …
 
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Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
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Discussion: ReadWriteWeb
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Reuters:
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Tech Entrepreneur Peter Gabriel Knows What You Want
 Earlier Items: 
Dan Gillmor / Mediactive:
Complicating Relationships in Media: Apple, NY Times Dealings Raise Questions
Mark Rollins / MobileWhack.com:
iPod nano class-action lawsuit settled, your $37.50 check is in the mail
Discussion: Hardware 2.0 and Engadget
Allen Stern / CenterNetworks:
The Two Things Digg Has Left
Lawrence Lam / Search Blog:
A New Look for Bing shopping