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4:00 PM ET, May 22, 2010

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MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
A Late Night Froyo Treat!  Android 2.2 Goes Live On The Nexus One  —  Sometimes there are advantages to staying up really late at night.  I had just laid down in my bed to try and get some sleep before an early flight to New York tomorrow when I remembered I hadn't charged my Nexus One.
John Ribeiro / PC World:
Facebook Page Banned by Pakistan Is Back Online  —  The Facebook page that led the Pakistan government to ban the entire site was back online Saturday, at least for some users, after it was inaccessible for about two days.  —  The page was removed Thursday after one of the moderators …
Discussion: Associated Press and CNET News
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Agence France Presse:
Google chief suspects ulterior motive in Pakistan  —  SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - Google chief executive Eric Schmidt said he suspects suppressing political criticism is a factor behind the move to block YouTube and Facebook in Pakistan in the name of Islam.  —  “I'm always suspicious of these broad bans …
Brett / The Official DreamHost Blog!:
Yeah...about that downtime...
Discussion: Boing Boing
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Post-I/O Thoughts  —  Post-Google I/O, there's not much room left to see iPhone-vs.-Android as anything other than an all-out war.  What we've got here is a good old-fashioned epic rivalry.  —  It's exciting, vicious, fun to watch, and ultimately should prove to be excellent news for consumers.
Discussion: blogs.telegraph.co.uk, Thanks:atul
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MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Google, Apple, Jacob, And The Man In Black  —  ABC's popular television show Lost comes to an end this weekend.  This season has been largely about the backstory for why things are the way they are on the island.  It's a minor spoiler to say it, but I'm going to anyway — basically …
Federico Viticci / MacStories:
First Screenshots of AutoCAD for Mac  —  Back in April we reported that AutoCAD was probably coming soon to the Mac, considering all the OS X references that were spotted in the SDK.  Today we've managed to get the first screenshots of an actual beta, running at 64-bit on Mac OS X.
Discussion: MacRumors, 9 to 5 Mac and MacDailyNews
Bertrand / Erictric:
More Proof of The iPhone 4G's Video Call Capabilities  —  For those of you still skeptical about the upcoming iPhone 4G's video call capabilities, a couple of screenshot have surfaced today showing off the field test firmware for the new iPhone with references to video conferencing.
Ari David / Yes, But, However!:
Apple Denies Free Political Speech  —  Rejects Republican Candidate Ari David's iPhone App  —  LOS ANGELES (YBH.ME) - A few weeks ago I hired a company to create an I Phone application for my congressional campaign.  My designers told me when we started that Apple would take about two weeks …
Discussion: EverythingiCafe
Pete Carey / Mercury News:
Silicon Valley unemployment rate falls in April  —  Silicon Valley's troubled job market turned a corner in April with a sharp drop in unemployment in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties, driven in part by an increase in tech hiring.  —  “The Silicon Valley economy is growing again,” …
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
PayPal Wants to Be in Your TV, Your DVD Player and Your Car  —  PayPal doesn't just want to be in your mobile phone, or behind the transfer of virtual goods in social networks such as Facebook, where it's one of the options for the new Facebook Credit payment system, according to President Scott Thompson.
Vivek Wadhwa / TechCrunch:
The Open Gov Initiative: Enabling Techies to Solve Government Problems  —  While grandma flips through photo albums on her sleek iPad, government agencies (and most corporations) process mission-critical transactions on cumbersome web-based front ends that function by tricking mainframes …
Andrew Sinkov / Evernote Blogcast:
Seesmic and Evernote bring social memory to your iPhone (and Android, too)  —  Twitter and Facebook have fundamentally changed the way we interact and communicate with one another.  Sadly, both services have a major shortcoming: it's nearly impossible to save something and find it later.
Discussion: BlogsDNA, ZDNet, lalawag, iPodNN and TNW Mobile, Thanks:loic
Declan McCullagh / CNET News:
Facebook confirms plans for ‘simple’ privacy settings  —  news analysis After one of the most tumultuous months in its young history, Facebook is planning to announce new features that are intended to offer its hundreds of millions of users simpler privacy choices.
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David Kravets / Threat Level:
Pennsylvania AG Dropping Twitter Subpoena
Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:
“F— those motherf—ers”: YouTube/Viacom suit gets nasty
Discussion: VentureBeat, CNNMoney.com and MediaMemo
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Google Hires Team Behind Online Travel Guide Ruba (Updated)
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Google Pac-Man: The FAQ + Kill Screen Winners
Chris Morrison / Inside Social Games:
MySpace Invites Developers to Work in Its Offices With Games Lab Program
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Maija Palmer / Financial Times:
Google stops deleting Street View WiFi data
Discussion: The Register
Erik Sherman / BNET:
Google, Apple, and RIM: Win, Place, and Show in the Smartphone Horse Race
Farhad Manjoo / Slate:
The Digital Download Is Dead