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4:30 PM ET, April 14, 2010

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Biz / Twitter Blog:
Tweet Preservation  —  The Library of Congress is the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States and it is the largest library in the world.  The Library's primary mission is research and it receives copies of every book, pamphlet, map, print, and piece of music registered in the United States.
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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.
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 …
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:
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac:
Apple sells 500,000 iPads, delays international orders by a month …
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Twitter Does 19 Billion Searches Per Month, Beating Yahoo & Bing (Sort Of)  —  How many searches does Twitter handle per month?  We've finally got a figure: 19 billion.  That has Twitter doing over nearly five times the queries that Bing handles and about 20% of those that mega search star Google processes.
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Kim-Mai Cutler / VentureBeat:
Twitter's 100,000 apps: Huge potential, or a huge mess?  —  Twitter showed off new social features and said it now has 100,000 registered apps, the company's director of platform, Ryan Sarver, said at the Chirp conference in San Francisco today.  Seventy-five percent of the company's traffic now comes through external apps.
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.
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.
Caroline McCarthy / CNET News:
Twitter execs: Come fly away with us!
Liz Gannes / GigaOM:
Twitter Launches Places, Annotations, User Streams for Developers  —  Twitter will soon give developers access to streams of user activity on its system, and allow them to create their own annotations to send along with tweets, Twitter's director of platform Ryan Sarver said at the company's Chirp conference in San Francisco today.
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Zee / The Next Web:
Twitter Announces “Points Of Interest”
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.
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 …
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 …
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 …
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.
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 …
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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John Cook / TechFlash:
Zillow rises to No. 2 online real estate site behind Realtor.com  —  Zillow.com surpassed Yahoo Real Estate to become the second most visited online real estate site during the month of March, according to a new report from Experian Hitwise.  Zillow — which for the past two months had ranked third …
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 …
Discussion: IntoMobile
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Joost Video Network Stuns With Big Reach: 67 Million Viewers Per Month  —  Straight out of left field, the Joost Video Network has assumed the number 2 spot in comScore's Video Metrix “Top 100 Properties”, second only to Google.  —  The Joost network, which is now operated by Adconion …
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?
 
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Martin Bryant / The Next Web:
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 Earlier Items: 
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
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Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
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John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
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