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11:35 PM ET, April 25, 2010

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Chris / cdixon.org:
The tradeoff between open and closed  —  When having the “open vs closed” debate regarding a technology platform, a number of distinctions need to be made.  First, what exactly is meant by “open.”  Here's a great chart from a paper by Harvard professor Tom Eisenmann (et al).:
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Elias Bizannes / DataPortability Blog:
Assessing the openess of Facebook's “Open Graph Protocol”  —  This is an analysis by DataPortability chairperson Elias Bizannes and former chairperson Chris Saad.  —  Summary  —  In essence, Facebook is striving to create a web-wide semantic search engine and recommendation system based on a mix of open and closed technologies.
Discussion: Kevin Burton's NEW FeedBlog, Thanks:evanwolf
Federico Viticci / MacStories:
Steve Jobs Replies to Email: There Won't Be A Mac App Store  —  We heard a rumor last week about Apple making some big changes to the Mac OS X platform, let's say to 10.7, in order to make it similar to iPhone OS and introduce an App Store for Mac applications that should be approved by Apple first.
Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life:
Facebook's Open Graph Protocol from a Web Developer's Perspective  —  David Recordon of Facebook has an interesting post titled Why f8 was good for the open web where he talks about how some of Facebook's announcements at their recent F8 conference increase the openness of the Web.
Discussion: ClipperHouse
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Steve Gillmor / TechCrunchIT:
The Open Sausage Foundation  —  Facebook took over the Gillmor Gang this week like it threatens to do the Web.  Danny Sullivan represented those who fear the unadulterated market power of the social giant.  He pressed FriendFeed co-founder and now Facebook platform chief Bret Taylor …
Alex Iskold / ReadWriteWeb:   Facebook Open Graph: The Definitive Guide For Publishers, Users and Competitors
Paul Carr / TechCrunch:
NSFW: TechCrunch TV - Which Part Of 'Don't Employ Me' Do You Not Understand?  —  Back in July of last year, I wrote my first NSFW column for TechCrunch.  Having just been fired from the Guardian, I described my hiring as a “ridiculously misguided experiment” and gave Mike Arrington three weeks …
Kemberly Richardson / ABC 7 Eyewitness News:
Schumer challeges Facebook over info sharing  —  new york state politics, charles schumer, facebook, politics & elections, kemberly richardson  —  NEW YORK (WABC) — U.S. Senator Charles Schumer on Sunday urged the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to provide guidelines for social networking sites …
David Carr / New York Times:
The Media Equation: How Gizmodo Monetized an iPhone Spectacle  —  We all know that advertisers need to pay for clicks to keep the Web spinning.  But what does it mean when publishers start paying for them as well?  —  I'm not talking about some seedy click-mills in the Far East …
Brad Stone / New York Times:
Sex Ads Seen Adding Revenue to Craigslist  —  Craigslist, one of the most popular Web sites in the United States, is on track to increase its revenue 22 percent this year, largely from its controversial sex advertisements.  That financial success is reviving scrutiny from law-enforcement officials …
Kim-Mai Cutler / VentureBeat:
Here come the mash-ups: Likebutton.me shows what Facebook friends are ‘liking’ across the web  —  Just a few days after Facebook unveiled a number of plug-ins that spread its social features across the web, the neat mash-ups are starting to appear.  —  LikeButton.me takes Facebook's activity feed plug-in …
Phil Nickinson / Android Central:
Dell roadmap shows ‘Sparta,’ ‘Athens’ Android netbooks amid smartphones  —  Here's a little more out of the Dell camp following last week's insane smartphone leak of the Thunder and Looking Glass, along with the Streak (Dell Mini 5).  The roadmap we've obtained shows a few new items …
Gina Trapani / Fast Company:
Time to Audit Your Facebook Privacy Settings, Here's How  —  Now that Facebook is loosening its data-sharing policies with third-party Web sites and applications, it's the perfect time for users to consider tightening up their privacy settings.  This week the mega social network announced …
Discussion: Mashable!
 
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Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac:
Jobs: iPad 3G at Best Buy April 30
Discussion: App Advice, Geekword and MacStories
Mathieu von Rohr / Spiegel Online:
Inner Workings of Global Encyclopedia ‘Better than a Soap Opera’
Times of India:
Undersea cable system repair may hit Internet service in India
Discussion: DAWN.COM and pluGGd.in
Diary Of An x264 Developer:
Announcing the first free software Blu-ray encoder
Discussion: Slashdot
Joshua Williams / Examiner:
Sony to discontinue 3.5 inch floppy disk in Japan
Tom / A Blog.:
The Facebook F8 story that no one seems to be writing...
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
The Age Of Facebook  —  Two years ago I was on the Charlie Rose show …
 Earlier Items: 
Greg Jarboe / Search Engine Watch:
Testing Apple iPad Tablet in New Rutgers Mini-MBA Digital Marketing Program
Discussion: Technology Questions
Shane Richmond / blogs.telegraph.co.uk:
Why doesn't the Labour Party respect copyright?
Sarah Maslin Nir / New York Times:
An Online Alias Keeps Colleges Off Their Trail
Discussion: Runnin' Scared
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune:
iPad pinky theft suspect arrested
Discussion: Denver Post
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
6 Million Unfollows Later, Twitter Moves To Silence ManageTwitter
Discussion: Communications …, Thanks:bobcaswell