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11:25 PM ET, May 14, 2010

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Andy Rubin / The Official Google Blog:
Nexus One changes in availability  —  We launched Nexus One in January with two goals in mind: to introduce a beacon of innovation among Android handsets, and to make it quick and easy for people to buy an Android phone.  We're very happy with the adoption of Android in general, and the innovation delivered through Nexus One.
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Zee / TNW Google:
Google to shut down its Nexus One web store. Going the retail route.
The Official Google Blog:
WiFi data collection: An update  —  Nine days ago the data protection authority (DPA) in Hamburg, Germany asked to audit the WiFi data that our Street View cars collect for use in location-based products like Google Maps for mobile, which enables people to find local restaurants or get directions.
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Brad Stone / Bits:
Google Says It Inadvertently Collected Personal Data  —  On Friday, Google made a stunning admission: for over three years, it has inadvertently collected snippets of private information that people send over unencrypted wireless networks.  —  The admission, made in an official blog post by Alan Eustace …
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily:
Google Street View Cars Collected WiFi User Data for 3 Years
Discussion: PC World
CNET News:
Apple spurred police in iPhone probe  —  REDWOOD CITY, Calif.—Apple pressed local police to investigate the loss of a next-generation iPhone a day after Gizmodo published photographs, telling investigators that the prototype was so valuable, a price could not be placed on it, according to court documents made public Friday.
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Kim Zetter / Threat Level:
Roommate's Tip Led Cops to iPhone Finder  —  Police closed in on the man who found and sold a prototype 4G iPhone after his roommate called an Apple security official and turned him in, according to a newly unsealed document in the ongoing police investigation.
Sam Diaz / ZDNet:
iPhone-Gizmodo warrant: Sloppy police work is the better story
Matt Hickey / CNET News:
God help us all, here comes 4chan 2  —  The above image shows what the new 4chan likely will look like.  (Beta tester names blurred to protect them from other /b/-tards.)  —  When I write about imageboard Web site 4chan, I always worry that a reader unfamiliar with the site will check it out.
Discussion: VentureBeat
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Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
4chan Founder ‘Moot’ Raises $625K For Stealth Startup Canvas Networks
Discussion: Gawker
Jason Toff / Google Voice Blog:
Google Voice invites for students  —  We've found that Google Voice can be useful in many different ways to many different people.  But one group of people that it's especially well-suited for is students.  We've heard college students in particular really appreciate getting their voicemail sent …
Mike Butcher / TechCrunch Europe:
Your public Facebook status updates?  Now publicly searchable outside Facebook  —  While the debate rages on about Facebook's attitude to privacy, and in particular the views of Mark Zuckerberg, the current situation is that an awful lot of people make their status updates public, whether they realise the full implications or not.
Discussion: Startup Meme and Shiny Shiny
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
The Media Attacks On Facebook And Mark Zuckerberg Are Getting Out Of Hand
Kim-Mai Cutler / VentureBeat:
Facebook says all-hands privacy meeting was ‘productive discussion’
Discussion: TidBITS
Jenna Wortham / New York Times:
Cellphones Now Used More for Data Than for Calls  —  Liza Colburn uses her cellphone constantly.  She taps out her grocery lists, records voice memos, listens to music at the gym, tracks her caloric intake and posts frequent updates to her Twitter and Facebook accounts.
Wall Street Journal:
New York Times to Begin Website Charges in January  —  The New York Times will begin charging for access to articles on its website in January, Bill Keller, executive editor of the newspaper, said at a dinner for the Foreign Press Association Thursday evening.
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Joe Strupp / Strupp:
Keller: Pay Model Will Affect Few Non-Subscribers
Discussion: the Econsultancy blog and Erictric
Danah Boyd / apophenia:
Facebook and “radical transparency” (a rant)  —  At SXSW, I decided to talk about privacy because I thought that it would be the most important issue of the year.  I was more accurate than my wildest dreams.  For the last month, I've watched as conversations about privacy went from being the topic …
Discussion: DailyFinance, Thanks:chrismessina
Stanford's Entrepreneurship Corner:
Marc Andreessen, Serial Entrepreneur - A Panorama of Venture Capital and Beyond (Entire Talk)  —  Serial entrepreneur Marc Andreessen offers the Stanford audience a rare opportunity to pose open questions.  Topics addressed include everything from the state of VC and the stock market …
Tom Krazit / Relevant Results:
Google to offer encrypted search next week  —  Google plans to offer encrypted search next week, it announced Friday in disclosing an embarrassing Street View privacy gaffe.  —  Google's Marissa Mayer, vice president of search products and user experience, hinted that such a feature …
Discussion: Threat Level and Maximum PC
Chris Ziegler / Engadget:
AT&T to cover about 250M people with HSPA+ by year's end  —  AT&T has changed its story on its 3.5G / 3.75G strategy prior to rolling out LTE seemingly countless times in the past couple years, but the good news is that the latest policy shift is a decidedly positive one …
Thomas Ricker / Engadget:
Wi-Fi Sync app rejected by Apple, headed to Cydia for $9.99  —  Can't say we're surprised to hear that Apple rejected Greg Hughes' Wi-Fi Sync app.  You know, the app that allows you to wirelessly sync your iPhone / iPod touch with iTunes without having to USB tether to your computer.
 
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Ben Parr / Mashable!:
Twitter Improves Trending Topic Algorithm: Bye Bye, Bieber!
Discussion: Twittercism
Reuters:
Hate dropped calls? Talk to AT&T's Stankey
Ryan Singel / Epicenter:
FYI, Pandora Makes Your Music Public
Erica Naone / Technology Review:
Can Social Networks Be Generated Automatically?
Discussion: MarketingVOX
Greg Lamm / TechFlash:
Google hiring 300 workers to pinpoint bugs in Google Maps
Discussion: Search Engine Land, Thanks:toddbishop
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Twitter Search Adds “Expand” Option For Shortened URLs
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb
Jay Yarow / Silicon Alley Insider:
The Best Response To Adobe's Lame ‘We Love Apple’ Ads (AAPL, ADBE)
Discussion: TechCrunch and Boing Boing
Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily:
Microsoft CFO Says No Plans For Big Acquisitions Near Term
Discussion: Reuters and TechFlash
 Earlier Items: 
Claudine Beaumont / Telegraph:
BT to launch tablet computer to rival iPad
Ali Pasha / Google Code Blog:
Announcing Eclipse Labs
Gregg Keizer / PC World:
Google, Microsoft Trade More Blows Over Docs, Office 2010
Discussion: Computerworld and internetnews.com
Adrian Chen / Gawker:
Copywriter Uses People's Incessant Self-Googling to Get a Job