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8:40 AM ET, September 9, 2010

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Marissa Mayer / The Official Google Blog:
Search: now faster than the speed of type  —  Search as you type.  It's a simple and straightforward idea—people can get results as they type their queries.  Imagining the future of search, the idea of being able to search for partial queries or provide some interactive feedback while searching has come up more than a few times.
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Matt Cutts / Gadgets, Google, and SEO:
Thoughts on Google Instant  —  The blogosphere is absorbing today's announcement of Google Instant.  I wanted to give some context and some thoughts.  —  Google's web search (and web search infrastructure) team tries to do several things well:  — We want the most comprehensive index of the web.
Stephen Hood / unique hazards may exist:
Google Instant is an example of how Yahoo could have won in search  —  Today Google launched Google Instant, and make no mistake: this is big.  It's far more than just a new fancy interface.  It's a fundamental change to a user interaction model that's been largely unchallenged for years.
Discussion: Search Engine Land, CNET News and TechCrunch, Thanks:atul
Cade Metz / The Register:
Google Instant blacklists the Slutskys  —  ‘Streaming’ search doesn't give a f**k  —  Google's “Instant” search engine includes a blacklist for words and phrases involving what the company considers “violence, hate, or pornography.”  —  Unveiled on Wednesday in the US …
Discussion: Electricpig.co.uk
Evelyn Rusli / TechCrunch:   Marissa Mayer On Google Instant, SEO, Ad Sales & Power Steering (TCTV)
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
No, Google Didn't Just Kill “I'm Feeling Lucky” — They Just Moved It
Dan Goodin / The Register:
Jailbreak hole in iOS 4.1 will be hard to close  —  All Steve Jobs's horses and all Steve Jobs's men ...  Just hours after Apple released iOS 4.1 to great fanfare, hardware hackers found a way to jailbreak devices that run the new operating system.  More surprising still …
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Taimur Asad / Redmond Pie:
iOS 4.1 Jailbreak Using New Bootrom Based Exploit Confirmed !  —  The iPhone hacker (pod2g of Chronic Dev Team) who previously found the 24kpwn exploit has successfully managed to find another bootrom based exploit which can jailbreak all iOS based devices on the latest iOS 4.1 firmware.
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Hey iPhone, Meet a Tiny Chip With Superpowers.  —  I can distinctly remember the day when Intel Corp. launched the Pentium processor.  It was the day the desktop computing changed for me and for a lot of others.  It was also the day when Intel started to put a gap between itself and all its wannabe processor rivals.
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AppleInsider:
Apple release iOS 4.1 with Bluetooth, proximity sensor fixes
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
When Does A Company Deserve A Fresh Ethical Start?  —  Zynga has been taking it on the chin from the SF Weekly the last few weeks.  First there was a four part series about some stickers that Zynga's ad agency put on the streets of San Francisco - lame but not exactly Third Reicht territory.
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Peter Jamison / SFWeekly:
FarmVillains  —  Steal someone else's game.  Change its name.
Discussion: Joystiq, Gizmodo and GamePolitics News, Thanks:ceelew
Ryan Tate / Gawker:
The Google Ad That Steve Jobs Will Hate  —  Google sure knows how to push Steve Jobs' buttons.  This advertisement for Google's new instant search system is bound to get under the Apple CEO's skin — and intensify one of the most heated rivalries in tech.  —  The ad combines a video …
Rebecca O'Brien / The Daily Beast:
My Classmate Mark Zuckerberg  —  As the movie The Social Network rolls toward theaters, Rebecca O'Brien writes about Zuckerberg's reputation around Harvard, his fraternity nickname, and why Facebook was such a hit.  —  Hollywood biopics are often the inverse of political autobiographies …
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report:
T-Mobile officially announces G2, pre-orders begin “later this month”  —  Early this morning, T-Mobile officially announced their first HSPA+ device, the G2.  The G2 will pair “a large 3.7-inch screen with a unique hinge design that opens to reveal a full QWERTY keyboard.”
Alexei Oreskovic / MediaFile:
Google's Brin: Make smartphone apps searchable  —  For more than a decade, Google has reigned supreme as the main gateway to online information.  —  But with consumers increasingly accessing the Internet through specialized apps on smartphones like Apple's iPhone, Google's Web search engine …
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Liz Gannes / GigaOM:   Google Instant: A Mobile App Approach to Search
Joseph L. Flatley / Engadget:
QuickPay announces ROAMpay credit card swiper for Android, BlackBerry, iOS  —  We've seen our fair share iPhone-based credit card payment systems, but we both know that those aren't the only handsets people do business with.  ROAMpay from QuickPay Merchant Services is a device agnostic card swiper …
Ranjit Devraj / AlterNet.org:
Creepy Biometric IDs to Be Forced Onto India's 1.2 Billion Inhabitants  —  Fears about loss of privacy and government abuse abound as India gears up to biometrically identify and number its 1.2 billion inhabitants.  —  Fears about loss of privacy are being voiced as India gears up to launch …
Gautham Nagesh / Hillicon Valley:
California testing iPads as algebra textbooks  —  A pilot project in four California school districts will replace 400 students' eighth-grade algebra textbooks with Apple iPads in an attempt to prove the advantages of interactive digital technologies over traditional teaching methods.
Thanks:gnagesh
Venture Capital Dispatch:
Want to Create Jobs?  Certainly Don't Rely on the USPTO  —  The following guest column comes from venture capitalists Jason Mendelson and Brad Feld, who are managing directors at Boulder, Colo.-based Foundry Group, and Paul Kedrosky, a senior fellow at the Kauffman Foundation and author of the financial blog Infectious Greed.
Vlad Savov / Engadget:
Nokia Mobile TV Headset acts as a TV antenna for your unreleased Symbian^3 device  —  Okay, so Symbian^3 is still just a glint in our eyes, but that launch date is fast approaching and here's a neat little accessory to keep up excitement for the platform: the Mobile TV Headset.
Janko Roettgers / NewTeeVee:
Boxee Embraces HTML5, Switches to Webkit  —  Boxee is going to switch its integrated web browser from Mozilla's Gecko to Webkit with its next major update, I was told by Boxee Lead Apps Developer and Community Evangelist Rob Spectre.  The switch is an attempt to make full use of HTML5 within Boxee …
Discussion: eHomeUpgrade and Electronista
Chris Matyszczyk / CNET News:
Craigslist removes ‘censored’ bar from site  —  Is this the final capitulation?  —  After the mysterious disappearance of its Adult Services section, Craigslist uttered a symbolic protest by replacing it with a black bar that read “censored” in white type.  —  Wednesday, however, even that black bar was gone.
 
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Bruce Carton / Legal Blog Watch:
Appeals Court Rules Counsel May ‘Google’ Potential Jurors During Jury Selection
Sam Gustin / DailyFinance:
Google, Verizon and the FCC: Inside the War Over the Internet's Future
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Ongoing Brain Drain Claims Yahoo Finance Head
Ben Grubb / Sydney Morning Herald:
Film industry hires cyber hitmen to take down internet pirates
Discussion: TG Daily, p2pnet and TechEye
Patrick Goss / TechRadar.com:
Google: Chrome OS still focused on netbooks
Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:
European Parliament passes anti-ACTA declaration
Associated Press:
NY town votes to stop Google Earth pool searches
 Earlier Items: 
Tomio Geron / Wall Street Journal:
Incubator Coaxes Start-Ups Out of Their Shells
David Pogue / New York Times:
In Season 9, iPods Still Get High Ratings
Discussion: Fortune, Gadget Lab, Bits, Gizmodo and SlashGear
Robert McMillan / PC World:
After Google Incident, Wi-Fi Data Collection Goes on
Discussion: Wi-Fi Networking News
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Kno Raises $46 Million More To Build “Most Powerful Tablet Anyone Has Ever Made”