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10:45 AM ET, July 10, 2010

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Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Apple Targets Searchers For ‘Dell Streak’, ‘HP Slate’ With Google Ads For The iPad  —  In a move that suggests a tad of insecurity on Apple's behalf, the iPad maker is apparently buying Google AdWords ads targeting potential buyers of the Dell Streak, the Android-powered micro-tablet or netpad …
Discussion: App Advice
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Tam / Popular Stories On The Web:
Apple Targeting Dell Streak Buyers To Go For iPad  —  Seems like Apple Incorporated is quite scared of the new Dell Streak that has been recently introduced in the US and UK market, so it has gone to start advertising its products against the competitor's products.
Discussion: Techie Buzz
Mia / YouTube Blog:
What's bigger than 1080p?  4K video comes to YouTube  —  Today at the VidCon 2010 conference, we announced support for videos shot in 4K (a reference resolution of 4096 x 3072), meaning that now we support original video resolution from 360p all the way up to 4096p.
Zachary Sniderman / Mashable!:
Google's Long History of Social Media Attempts [INFOGRAPHIC]  —  Sure Facebook privacy issues can be frustrating, but what's the alternative?  With more than 400 million users, no other social media platform has been able to touch Facebook's grip on person-to-person networking.
Chris Foresman / Ars Technica:
More App Store hackery may be afoot  —  Last weekend there were reports that iTunes and the App Store had been hacked.  However, it turned out that a developer had used other users' iTunes accounts to buy his apps repeatedly, quickly moving the apps up the App Store sales ranking.
Whitson Gordon / Lifehacker:
Access Hulu from Outside the U.S. Without a Proxy Server  —  We've featured one or two ways to watch Hulu from outside the US, but one user over at Reddit has discovered another method, no outside proxy server required.  All you need is a Firefox add-on and a few blocked ports.  More »
Discussion: Techie Buzz
George Hotz / On the iPhone:
Meh  —  Got one of these in the mail today and figured I'd give it a shot.  —  As far as a release goes, it probably won't happen from me. limera1n is little more than a raindrop on a website; it was never mentioned by me previous to this post. pwned4life is a complete invention of some blogger in a basement somewhere.
Bertrand Vasquez / Erictric:
Fring Overwhelmed by Video Calling, Temporarily Suspends Access to Skype  —  Yesterday, Erictric reported that Apple approved a Fring update that allows 2-way video calling to other mobile platforms over 3G.  Apparently, the improved application has become a huge success …
Discussion: fring, RazorianFly and Pocket-lint
Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:
Judge slams, slashes “unconstitutional” $675,000 P2P award  —  Judge Nancy Gertner knows that Joel Tenenbaum did it.  Tenenbaum, the second US target of the RIAA's five-year litigation campaign to complete a trial, eventually admitted his music-sharing liability on the stand—and Judge Gertner issued a directed verdict against him.
Brian X. Chen / Gadget Lab:
Lawsuit Advances Claiming AT&T iPhone Monopoly  —  A lawsuit alleging that Apple and AT&T secretly formed monopoly with their exclusive iPhone agreement has received class-action status, meaning the plaintiffs now represent everybody who's bought an iPhone in the United States.
Rebecca MacKinnon / RConversation:
On Google's license renewal and principled engagement  —  After a week of mixed signals and speculation (see previous blog post), the Chinese government has decided to renew Google's web license.  —  While a number of commentators are interpreting this as a “climbdown” or “wimp out” …
Discussion: Inc.com, New York Times and Geekosystem, Thanks:atul
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Paul Denlinger / Silicon Alley Insider:
Google Is Still In Big Trouble In China
Discussion: Digits, Velocity, Guardian and Reuters
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Exclusive: Want More Followers?  Twitter May Help You Buy Some.  —  Want more people reading your tweets?  Twitter may offer you a hand-for a price.  —  People familiar with the company's plans say it has been discussing yet another revenue generator: Think of it as a “Promoted Tweeter” …
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JP Mangalindan / Fortune:
Twitter's business model: A visionary experiment
Carl Bialik / Wall Street Journal:
Hidden Formulas Send Mixed Signals on Cellphones  —  More bars in more places?  As Apple Inc.'s blunder with its iPhone signal-strength display revealed, the number of bars on a phone has more to do with the whims of handset manufacturers than it does with hard calculations about network coverage.
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Twitter Changes Tweet Storage Strategy, Confirms Realtime Analytics Product  —  An interesting post just went up on the Twitter Engineering blog.  Usually, that blog contains posts that are more interesting to developers working on Twitter's platform.  And this post is that as well, but it also states two much larger things.
Nick Bilton / Bits:
Turning the Page on the Page Turn  —  On Thursday a tidbit of news circulated around the Web that Microsoft had filed a patent in late 2009 hoping to lay claim to the look and feel of page turns on a touchscreen device.  —  The patent states that when “one or more pages are displayed on a touch display” …
Seth Weintraub / Fortune:
Larry Page: Jobs is rewriting history  —  According to the Google founder, Steve Jobs' assessment of Google's Android entering into the iPhone's market is revisionist history.  —  In a briefing Thursday at the Allen & Co's Sun Valley conference, Google (GOOG) co-founders Larry Page …
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Chris Dale / YouTube Blog:
Investing in the Future of Video: YouTube Announces Partner Grant Program  —  The YouTube ecosystem is vibrant and growing fast.  We have over 10,000 partners, and 94 of Ad Age's top 100 advertisers have run campaigns on YouTube and the Google Display Network.  We've made great progress in the last five years.
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Jim Wolf / Reuters:
HP in potential $3.4 billion U.S. Navy network deal
Discussion: Virginian-Pilot and Data Center Knowledge, Thanks:hpnews
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Microsoft's new Hawaiian codenames are all about mobile
Discussion: MobileTechWorld
Chad Catacchio / The Next Web:
Google launches Android app to help you find empty parking spots
Discussion: eWeek, Mashable! and TechCrunch, Thanks:bradtnw
Tom Krazit / CNET News:
Apple sues resellers over power adapters
Discussion: Macsimum News
Thom Shanker / New York Times:
Loophole May Have Aided Theft of Classified Data
Noam Cohen / Bits:
Wikipedia's Foundation Plans Expansion
 Earlier Items: 
Tas Anjarwalla / CNN:
Inventor of cell phone: We knew someday everybody would have one
Rik Henderson / Pocket-lint:
No HTC iPad rival anytime soon
Andrew Allemann / Domain Name Wire:
VeriSign Loses Big in Court on .Com Domains
Discussion: VentureBeat
Chad Catacchio / The Next Web:
Google Maps now comes at you at a 45 degree angle