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2:30 PM ET, April 14, 2010

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Apple:
Apple Media Advisory  —  Apple today released the following statement:  —  Although we have delivered more than 500,000 iPads during its first week, demand is far higher than we predicted and will likely continue to exceed our supply over the next several weeks as more people see and touch an iPad™.
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Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Apple: US iPad Sales Are Booming, So Everyone Else Has to Wait Another Month  —  Live outside the U.S and want to get your hands on an iPad?  You're going to have to wait an extra month, says Apple (AAPL).  —  Release:
Dylan Casey / The Official Google Blog:
Replay it: Google search across the Twitter archive  —  Since we first introduced real-time search last December, we've added content from MySpace, Facebook and Buzz, expanded to 40 languages and added a top links feature to help you find the most relevant content shared on updates services like Twitter.
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb:
Twitter's Entire Archive Headed to the Library of Congress  —  The U.S. Library of Congress announced this morning via its official Twitter account that it will be acquiring the entire archive of Twitter messages back through March 2006.  In addition to a massive printed collection …
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Matt Raymond / Library of Congress Blog:
How Tweet It Is!:  Library Acquires Entire Twitter Archive  —  Have you ever sent out a “tweet” on the popular Twitter social media service?  Congratulations: Your 140 characters or less will now be housed in the Library of Congress.  —  That's right.  Every public tweet, ever …
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Twitter has 105,779,710 Registered Users, Adding 300K A Day  —  Twitter's Biz Stone just reeled off some key, and very long awaited stats at Chirp.  The stats:  — Twitter has 105,779,710 registered users.  — It gets 300,000 new users a day.  — It receives 180 Million Unique visitors a month.
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Caroline McCarthy / CNET News:
Twitter execs: Come fly away with us!  —  SAN FRANCISCO—The atmosphere, predictably, was one of sunny world-changing collaboration as Twitter co-founders Biz Stone and Evan Williams took the stage on Wednesday morning for Chirp, the company's first-ever developer conference.
Zee / The Next Web:
Twitter Announces âPoints of Interestâ  —  As part of its location drive and integrated into into its search product is new feature called âPoints of Interestâ.  In twitter co-founderâs own words: âA way to see where a tweet is coming from but also a way to read …
Nick Saint / Silicon Alley Insider:
How To Watch Chirp, Twitter's Developer Conference, Live Online  —  Chirp, Twitter's annual developer conference, begins tomorrow morning.  —  If you aren't in San Francisco, or couldn't get a ($469!) ticket, never fear: Justin.tv is broadcasting the whole thing for free.
MacDailyNews:
RUMOR: Apple to unveil next-gen iPhone on June 22  —  “Although no confirmations have yet come from Apple (naturally), there is speculation that the big [next-gen iPhone] reveal could take place on June 22nd,” Messany reports for ModMyi.  —  “For this particular occasion …
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Twitter's One Real Problem.  No, Not Developers!  —  Photo of Twitter co-founder & CEO Ev Williams by Randy Stewart via Flickr.  —  A few days back, I stopped by at the brand-new Palo Alto, Calif. offices of Facebook.  It is a gigantic open space, with desks lined up next to each other as far as the eye could see.
Liz Gannes / GigaOM:
Eric Schmidt: Today's Most Interesting Engineering Problems Are Around Sharing  —  Google CEO Eric Schmidt sat for a Q&A at the company's Atmosphere event yesterday pitching its Apps platform to the enterprise.  A couple of his remarks stuck with me today and I wanted to share them as well as a video …
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
The Seesmic Squeeze: how a company responds to market changes in Twitter's ecosystem  —  Take a pile of carbon and apply enough heat and pressure and you'll get diamonds.  Of course you might just not get it right and will end up with a pile of ash.  —  If you talk with Loic Le Meur …
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines:
Intel plans to sprinkle its Atom chip everywhere  —  Intel's Atom chip, which has primarily been used in netbooks, will increasingly be deployed in new areas—including embedded applications, home monitoring, smartphones and automobiles to name a few.  —  The news comes on the heels of Intel's stellar first quarter results.
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Simon Chester / MobileCrunch:
HTC Incredible Revealed on Verizon Staging Site, To Be Called “Droid Incredible”  —  This is about as firm a leak as you can get: the HTC Incredible has been revealed on a Verizon staging site.  —  Sadly, no further specs or pricing was revealed, but the April 29th launch date that we talked …
Joab Jackson / PC World:
Google exec worries over ‘rudderless’ Java  —  The chief Google Java architect calls on Oracle to put Java back on track  —  As if Oracle did not have enough work convincing MySQL users of its good intentions, the company also should set its sites on getting the Java platform back on track, contends a Google chief architect.
Jessica Dolcourt / CNET News:
Gmail redesigns its message window for Android, iPhone, iPad  —  Google is continuing the slow and steady march of improvements to its Android-, iPhone-, and now iPad-optimized site.  On Tuesday, the company pushed out a handful of small changes to the way Gmail.com handles new messages.
Brian Morrissey / Adweek:
Value of a ‘Fan’ on Social Media: $3.60  —  The findings are based on impressions generated in Facebook's news feed  —  Brands have rushed to Facebook to build fan bases, with some amassing millions of connections.  The nagging question has been: What is the monetary value of these fans?
bit.ly blog:
bit.ly 1.3  —  We are on our way to Chirp and we are excited to meet many new and emerging companies and discuss bit.ly and the bit.ly API.  Since the day we founded bit.ly, we've aimed to provide a simple service that does a few things very well — we believe the world of social distribution …
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Mary Branscombe / TechRadar.com:
Google: we plan to open up our Goggles platform  —  But no facial recognition due to privacy concerns  —  Augmented reality is being hailed the next big thing on mobile devices, for everything from gaming to checking out house prices; point a smartphone running Yelp at a city street …
 
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Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Joost Video Network Stuns With Big Reach: 67 Million Viewers Per Month
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Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
Patricof's Greycoft Raises $130.7 Million Second Digital Media Fund
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Martin Bryant / The Next Web:
Apigee makes life easier for Twitter developers
Slash Lane / AppleInsider:
Evidence of possible Apple-branded car kit found in iPhone OS 4
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Declan McCullagh / CNET News:
Google backs Yahoo in privacy fight with DOJ
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Former Googlers Launch TellApart, Raise $4.75 Million From Greylock
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Neil Vidyarthi / SocialTimes.com:
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 Earlier Items: 
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Mobile Multitasking  —  Daniel Eran Dilger at Apple Insider:
Discussion: Gadget Lab and The Loop
Joshua Benton / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Tough love: Gawker finds making it harder for comments to be seen …
Ethan Smith / Digits:
ABC Sees Success in iPad App
Discussion: MacRumors, Mashable! and Engadget