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1:10 PM ET, September 2, 2010

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Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Steve Jobs on Why Facebook Is Not Part of Apple's New Ping Music Social Network: “Onerous Terms”  —  Yesterday, at the Apple music event in San Francisco, I had a short chat with Apple CEO Steve Jobs as he strolled through the demo room for the media, just after he had announced various updates for the iPod, Apple TV and iTunes onstage.
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Om Malik / GigaOM:
Why Ping Is the Future of Social Commerce  —  Apple announced on Wednesday a cornucopia of new hardware and software: sleek iPods, a brand new Internet-enabled video streaming device and new versions of its iOS software and iTunes 10.  However, the most impressive to me by far was Ping …
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider:
If Apple Can't Deal With Facebook's “Onerous” Terms For Ping, Why Was It Using Facebook?  —  Update: We're hearing reports of people who had access to a Facebook Connect feature in Ping earlier, which didn't work, and has since been removed.  So it looks like Apple really did pull Facebook support for Ping very late in the game.
Richard MacManus / ReadWriteWeb:
Ping: First Look at the iTunes Social Network
Leland Rechis / Twitter Blog:
Twitter for iPad: Sharing content in Tweets  —  People are increasingly sharing different types of information on Twitter.  For example, Tweets point to web pages, photos, videos, hashtags, people, check-ins, and more.  Exploring Tweets is a great way to discover new and interesting information.
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Nilay Patel / Engadget:
Twitter for iPad review  —  It's no secret that Twitter for iPhone (née Tweetie) is often regarded as the gold standard for mobile apps — it blends functionality, performance, and usability together with a dash of playful quirkiness that works so well Twitter just bought the app and hired developer Loren Brichter back in April.
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog:
Ranking the digital living room barbarians: Netflix rules; Apple, Google others likely to struggle  —  Apple is trying again with Apple TV in an attempt to be the center of the digital living room.  The concept isn't new since Google, Microsoft, Netflix, Amazon and others are also targeting your living room.
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Don MacAskill / SmugMug's Don MacAskill:
What the AppleTV should have been  —  tl;dr: The new AppleTV is a huge disappointment.
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider:
Here's The Difference Between Apple TV And Google TV
Seth Weintraub / Fortune:
Google responds to Steve Jobs' activation counting accusations  —  At the Apple Event today, Steve Jobs slipped some jabs Google's way but also lauded AppleTV's ability to play YouTube.  —  There is not much news for Google watchers at Apple events these days and what there is is usually bad.
Gizmodo:
Samsung's Galaxy Tab Runs Froyo, Has Flash and Measures 7-Inches  —  It was possibly the worst-kept secret in tablet-land (more so than the iPad), but the final specs have now been revealed for the Samsung Galaxy Tab.  It'll run Android 2.2 (Froyo) and comes in a 7-inch flavor—for now.
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Paul Miller / Engadget:
Samsung Galaxy Tab preview
Declan McCullagh / CNET News:
Twitter plans to record all links clicked  —  By the end of the year, Twitter expects to be recording and analyzing every link users click on when using its Web site or any of the thousands of third-party microblogging apps.  —  An e-mail announcement Wednesday night said “all users” …
Juliana Gruenwald / Tech Daily Dose:
Video Mocks Google's Privacy Practices  —  Consumer Watchdog has launched a rather unique effort in its bid to highlight its concerns over Google's privacy policies and to push Congress to allow consumers to opt out of having their Web activities tracked by online firms.
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William Gibson / New York Times:   Google's Earth  —  “I ACTUALLY think most people don't want Google …
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
About Those 99-Cent TV Episodes Being Sold On Amazon ...  If you want to own Glee episodes at a cut-rate price, better get your Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) downloads fast.  The e-tailer is countering Apple's 99-cent rentals from ABC (NYSE: DIS) and Fox by selling some TV episodes at a loss.
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Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
September Surprise: AOL Reups and Expands Search Agreement With Google  —  In a surprisingly quick and even stealthy move, AOL has renewed and expanded its search agreement with Google, even though many had expected there to be more competitive bidding throughout the fall to win the deal.
Terry Myerson / Windows Phone Blog:
Windows Phone 7 - Released To Manufacturing  —  Today is the day that the Windows Phone team has been driving towards, and we're very excited to say that we've reached the biggest milestone for our internal team - the release to manufacturing (RTM) of Windows Phone 7!
Leena Rao / TechCrunchIT:
Dell Withdraws From 3PAR Bidding War, HP Wins With $2.4B Offer  —  It looks like the bidding war for 3PAR could be over.  Dell has just issued a release indicating that it will not increase its most recent $2 billion proposal to acquire 3PAR, and the company's has ended acquisition talks for the data storage company.
Paul Miller / Engadget:
Toshiba Folio 100 goes official, lands in Q4  —  If Samsung's Galaxy Tab reads like a how-to for making a decent Android tablet, Toshiba's Folio 100 seems to serve an opposite purpose (starting with that unfortunate name), which is disappointing for a company like Toshiba.
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Google Sued Over Nexus One 3G Connectivity Problems, Misleading Claims  —  On Tuesday, Google was slapped with a breach of contract class action lawsuit alleging that its Nexus One smartphone failed to maintain 3G connectivity and that the Mountain View company not only made misleading claims …
John Boitnott / VentureBeat:
Reddit ‘excited’ about chance to eat Digg's lunch  —  For a long time now, Digg has been the king of technology news aggregation.  Tech fans liked the way they could rate their favorite tech stories highly, and see links to those rise to the top of the site's home page.
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb and Download Squad, Thanks:jboitnott
Ryan Paul / Ars Technica:
Compromising Twitter's OAuth security system  —  Twitter officially disabled Basic authentication this week, the final step in the company's transition to mandatory OAuth authentication.  Sadly, Twitter's extremely poor implementation of the OAuth standard offers a textbook example of how to do it wrong.
Dan Grabham / TechRadar.com:
In pictures: Google TV on Sony Internet TV  —  Rolling demo spied at Sony's IFA booth  —  We spotted a demo of Sony's new Google TV-toting Internet TV while walking around the massive Sony stand here at IFA.  —  The Sony Internet TV with Google TV has a release date of November, but it will debut in the US first.
Discussion: Gizmodo
 
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