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5:30 PM ET, July 22, 2010

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Jeremiah Grossman:
I know who your name, where you work, and live (Safari v4 & v5)  —  Right at the moment a Safari user visits a website, even if they've never been there before or entered any personal information, a malicious website can uncover their first name, last name, work place, city, state, and email address.
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Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac:
Whoa!  Disable your Safari AutoFill Immediately  —  If you use Safari, disable your autofill imediately.  Apple enables this by default.  We'll wait.  —  (Uncheck all)  —  Websites can now steal your Safari browser autofill information including Name, Address, Email …
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Apple the new world leader in software insecurity  —  Apple has displaced Oracle as the company with the most security vulnerabilities in its software, according to security company Secunia.  Over the first half of 2010, Apple had more reported flaws than any other vendor.  Microsoft retains its third-place spot.
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb and Gizmodo
Microsoft:
Microsoft Reports Record Fourth-Quarter Results  —  Broad-based strength drives double-digit revenue growth in all business segments.  —  Income Statements  —  Financial Highlights  —  KPI  —  Listen to the Webcast Earnings Release  —  Microsoft Corp. today announced record fourth-quarter revenue …
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Larry Dignan / ZDNet:
Windows 7, corporate upgrade cycle propel Microsoft's fourth quarter  —  Microsoft's fiscal fourth quarter results highlighted gains from a corporate IT upgrade cycle as earnings and revenue handily topped Wall Street expectations.  —  The company reported net income of $4.52 billion, or 51 cents a share, on revenue of $16.04 billion.
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Flipboard: A startup's first bad day or success?  —  I'm seeing lots of tweets saying I caused Flipboard to have a bad first day.  Why?  Because its servers were overwhelmed and it wasn't letting new users sign up properly and even existing users, like me, were having trouble getting to the service and getting utility out of it.
Discussion: GottaBeMobile, Thanks:atul
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Josef Adalian / New York Magazine:
Facebook Creator Mark Zuckerberg to Get Yellow on The Simpsons  —  A certain upcoming movie may think he's a creep, but Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg will soon be known as something else: A guest voice on The Simpsons.  Vulture has learned that Zuckerberg has taped an appearance for the upcoming season (number 22!), playing himself.
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Nick O'Neill / All Facebook:
7 Takeaways From Lasts Night's Talk With Mark Zuckerberg
Discussion: Brian Solis and ABCNEWS
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
I confess: I bought an iPad (and so far I love it)  —  I bought an iPad.  —  Big deal, you say... So did 3.3 million other people so far this year.  —  Well, for me it is a big deal.  I'm a PC.  I am not an early adopter or someone who rushes out to buy the latest/greatest gadget.
Discussion: MacDailyNews
Chris Ziegler / Engadget:
Microsoft to employees: ‘everybody gets a Windows Phone 7!’  —  Microsoft guru extraordinaire Mary Jo Foley has retweeted a company employee boasting of a commitment to hand out Windows Phone 7 devices to each and every one of Redmond's 90,000-plus employees around the world.
Richard MacManus / ReadWriteWeb:
Less Than 1 Year Until The Internet Runs Out of Addresses  —  The Internet will run out of Internet addresses in about 1 year's time, we were told today by John Curran, President and CEO of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN).  The same thing was also stated recently by Vint Cerf, Google's Chief Internet Evangelist.
Vlad Savov / Engadget:
Droid X users gobbling up 5x the data of other Verizon smartphones  —  Been wondering why Verizon would seek to curb its unlimited data plans with bogus restrictions?  Wonder no more.  Jennifer Byrne, a business development executive director at Big Red, has shared with us the shocking stat …
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM:
AOL Mobile Goes HTML5, Picks Android Over iPhone for New App  —  Longtime Internet pioneer, AOL today matured its mobile platform with a two new applications for Android handsets and an HTML5 version of the AOL Mobile website for smartphones.  The new site — still found at http://m.aol.com …
Electronista:
B&N outs Nook for Android, NY Times iPad subscriptions  —  Barnes and Noble pushed hard in the mobile arena on Thursday, starting with the launch of Nook for Android.  Apart from a name change to drive home the importance of the Nook badge, the app provides all of the widely available features …
Michele Flannery / YouTube Blog:
Ready...set...discover more music on YouTube  —  If you want easier ways to discover music on YouTube, just start here.  Our revamped music page - part of a redesign that started with our shows and movies pages - showcases the most viewed music videos, special promotions, curated playlists …
AppleInsider:
Apple appoints new Senior VP of Operations to address product quality  —  Apple has appointed a new Senior Vice President of Operations dedicated to ensuring that Apple products meet “the highest standards of quality, “AppleInsider has learned.  —  

Jeff Williams …
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
Amazon Mobile Sales Topped $1 Billion In Past 12 Months  —  Jeff Bezos is bullish on mobile, whether it's Kindles, smartphones or what he calls the “new category” of wireless tablet computers.  Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) customers spent more than $1 billion via mobile device in the past 12 months …
Discussion: CNET News, Amazon.com, ZDNet and Mashable!
David Kirkpatrick / Fortune:
The massive hole in Facebook's latest legal challenge  —  Mark Zuckerberg says he owes nothing to Paul Ceglia, the man who recently emerged from the woodwork with the extraordinary claim that he owns 84% of Facebook.  —  Ceglia hired Zuckerberg — then an 18-year-old college freshman …
Discussion: Gawker, Pulse2 and Fudzilla
Nick Eaton / The Microsoft Blog:
'Be What's Next': New Microsoft slogan (and branding?)  —  Microsoft these days is often seen as a follower, rather than a cutting-edge leader, in the high-tech world.  The software juggernaut is struggling to attain a public image that, like Apple and Google, it is cool.
Discussion: Engadget, SlashGear and TechFlash
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
FacePlant: An App To Tell You When You Can Actually Use FaceTime  —  If you have an iPhone 4, you've probably had this problem: you really want to use FaceTime, but there are simply not a lot of opportunities to use it.  Sure, one problem is that both parties need an iPhone 4 currently.
Discussion: Gizmodo, Bits, TUAW and MacStories
Tom Simonite / Technology Review:
Social vs Market Norms at Reddit  —  Behavioral economics challenge the news aggregator's plan to make money.  —  How would you feel if a friend you loaned money to came back and suggested you supply them a regular line of credit?  That's a how some users of social news aggregator Reddit feel …
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
A New Version Of Google Chrome Now Due Every Six Weeks  —  With their Chrome web browser, Google has always been obsessed with speed.  And now they're speeding up another aspect of it: how often stable builds are released.  The goal now is to release a new stable version of the browser every six weeks …
Kara Scannell / Wall Street Journal:
Dell to Pay $100 Million to Settle SEC Claims  —  Computer maker Dell Inc. has agreed to pay $100 million to settle accounting charges by the Securities and Exchange Commission, a person familiar with the matter said Thursday.  —  Under the settlement, Dell founder and Chief Executive Michael Dell agreed …
Discussion: ZDNet, Business Wire and CNBC
CEA:
CE INDUSTRY TO SURPASS $174 BILLION IN 2010, REACH RECORD HIGH BY 2011  —  Innovation Drives CE Industry, U.S. Economy  —  The consumer electronics industry will exceed initial revenue projections for 2010, with growth of three percent over 2009 and overall shipment revenues of $174.9 billion …
Discussion: IBD Click
 
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Kevin Purdy / Lifehacker:
Google Voice Calling Gets Faster in Android and BlackBerry Apps
Discussion: CNET News and Google Voice Blog
Matt Brian / The Next Web:
Refreshed Google Maps Interface Rolls Out Across Virgin America Fleet
Discussion: Google LatLong and parislemon
Ashlee Vance / Bits:
The Softer Side of Dell
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
G4 Channel to Become 4G in a Week of Sprint Promotion
Discussion: Android Forums
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac:
AT&T activates 3.2 million iPhones in Q2, 10x iPhone 4s as 3GS
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Nokia's Q2: 111+ Million Devices Shipped, Sales Tops €10 …
 Earlier Items: 
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
You Are On Pandora: Service Hits 60 Million Listeners, Adding Users Faster Than Ever
Discussion: WebProNews, Pulse2 and GigaOM
Tricia Duryee / mocoNews:
Qualcomm Is Talking To Potential Acquirers For Struggling FLO TV Group