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6:20 AM ET, October 2, 2010

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Lawrence Lessig / The New Republic:
Sorkin vs. Zuckerberg  —  ‘The Social Network’ is wonderful entertainment, but its message is actually kind of evil.  —  In 2004, a Harvard undergraduate got an idea (yes, that is ambiguous) for a new kind of social network.  Here's the important point: He built it.
Discussion: Epeus' epigone and Scripting News
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Anthony Ha / VentureBeat:
Early Facebook employee: The Social Network is ‘just wrong’  —  The Social Network may be getting insanely good reviews, but early Facebook employee Matt Cohler said the movie's portrayal of the company and its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg is “just wrong.”  —  Cohler spoke on a panel …
Miguel Helft / Bits:
Where Are Facebook's Employees? At the Movies, of Course
Horacio Gutierrez / TechNet Blogs:
Microsoft sues Motorola over Android patent infringements  —  As many of you may have seen, Microsoft filed an action today in the International Trade Commission and in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington against Motorola, Inc. for infringement of nine Microsoft patents by Motorola's Android-based smartphones.
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Brier Dudley / Seattle Times:
Microsoft using anti-Linux tactic against Google's Android  —  The lawsuit Microsoft filed against Motorola and its use of Google's Android phone software is awfully familiar.  —  Microsoft used the same tactic against Linux when the open-source software reached critical mass in the data center …
Discussion: PC World, LAPTOP Magazine and Epicenter
Ben Worthen / Digits:
Larry Ellison ‘Speechless’ Over New CEO of H-P  —  Larry Ellison, the outspoken CEO of Oracle, said he is having trouble finding words to describe his reaction to H-P naming former SAP chief Leo Apotheker as its new top man-and then found plenty of them.  —  “I'm speechless,” he wrote in an email to the Wall Street Journal.
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Stephen Baker / NPD Group Blog:
I Own An iPad, So What Do I do With It?  —  NPD has released the second in its series of iPad surveys.  While the first looked at buying intentions prior to the launch this one is more focused on what the current ownership looks like and how those owners are using their iPad.
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Eric Slivka / MacRumors:
iPad's ‘Cannibalization’ of Notebook Computers Disputed
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Google Acquires Impressive Touchscreen Keyboard Startup BlindType  —  Google has just acquired BlindType, a very impressive technology that allows you to type on touch screens without even looking at them.  See our past coverage of the startup here.  —  BlindType doesn't force you to type using …
Iain Thomson / V3.co.uk:
Stuxnet worm could have been inside job  —  Virus Bulletin conference hears conflicting evidence on malware  —  Delegates at the Virus Bulletin 2010 conference in Vancouver have heard that the Stuxnet worm could have been an inside job.  —  Graham Cluley, senior technology consultant at Sophos …
Discussion: presstv.ir
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Mikko / F-Secure Antivirus Research Weblog:
Stuxnet Questions and Answers  —  Stuxnet continues to be a hot topic.  Here are answers to some of the questions we've received.  —  Q: What is Stuxnet?  —  A: It's a Windows worm, spreading via USB sticks.  Once inside an organization, it can also spread by copying itself to network shares if they have weak passwords.
Paul Carr / TechCrunch:
NSFAOL: Highlights From Yesterday's Secret “Welcome To AOL” Meeting  —  “Windows is the past.  In the future, AOL is the next Microsoft.”  — Steve Case (1999)  —  Like most serious writers, I've always dreamed of working for AOL.  So you can imagine how thrilled I was when Heather …
Brian / brianstorms:
Why I Think (And Hope) @Qwiki Will Fail  —  “Today, consumers are absolutely overwhelmed with information.”  —  “Information is an experience that we can watch.  Wow, that is an amazing idea!”  —  Quotes from Doug Imbruce, the CEO of Qwiki.  Quotes that quite ironically and quite perfectly suggest why I think Qwiki will fail.
Google Mobile Blog:
Car Home for Android Gets Personal  —  Car Home for Android turns your Android phone into a better driving companion by providing you with quick access to key applications on the go: GPS navigation, voice-activated commands, contacts, and more.  Today, we're releasing a new version of Car Home …
Louis Gray:
New Apple TV Extends Fragmentation, Cupertino Style  —  For all the noise around fragmentation in the world of Android, one would think the state of affairs on the other side of the technology aisle would be perfectly unified - with one operating system, one user environment, and one experience where all things play nice.
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Matthew Moskovciak / Crave:
Apple TV has only 3 of the top 25 TV shows
Discussion: blogs.ft.com, eWeek, TheAppleBlog and Core77
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb:
CNN's Social Media Pioneer Gets Fired: What Happens to Rick Sanchez on Twitter?  —  CNN host Rick Sanchez has more than 140,000 followers on Twitter but is now out of a job.  The controversial but creative TV personality interacted live on the air with Twitter and Facebook users …
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider:
Here's How Apple's iPad Is Invading The Business World  —  Apple's iPad is a consumer device, first and foremost.  (And it's a good one, at that.)  —  But a few recent events have illustrated how the iPad could also potentially become an important device for business and enterprise users …
Timothy Hay / Venture Capital Dispatch:
The ‘Appification’ Of Everything  —  Half of the mobile-applications companies funded by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers' $200 million iFund will each see at least $10 million in revenue this year, according to Matt Murphy, the Kleiner partner who oversees the fund.
Discussion: CloudAve
Matt McGee / Search Engine Land:
Google Pulls Dead Body Images From Street View Brazil  —  Google has removed Street View images in Brazil that showed dead bodies on local streets.  One image showed a partly-covered body lying on the side of Avenida Presidente Vargas in Rio de Janeiro, and the other showed a covered body near police cars in the city of Belo Horizonte.
Discussion: CNET News and TechCrunch
 
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Greg Bensinger / Bloomberg:
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ABCNEWS:
FBI: Crime Ring Stole $70 Million Using Computer Virus
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Sarah Lacy / TechCrunch:
As an ex-Yahoo and a New-AOL'er, My Thoughts on One Portal to Rule Them All
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
Is Apple Really “Threatening” Google In Mobile Advertising?
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Adam Pash / Lifehacker:
Google Instant in Chrome Is Awesome, Even More Useful than on Google.com
Discussion: WebProNews, Gizmodo and CNET News
Alexei Oreskovic / Reuters:
Privately held Facebook in 5-for-1 stock split
Jay Yarow / Silicon Alley Insider:
Apple Selling iPhone 4 Bumpers Again, Hopes You Forgot About Antennagate
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac and App Advice
Mark Ward / BBC:
Change to ‘Bios’ will make for PCs that boot in seconds
Discussion: TechSpot, Pocket-lint and CrunchGear
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent:
Microsoft Appoints New Presidents—For Mobile, Entertainment And Office
John Boitnott / VentureBeat:
Is it too late for a Digg comeback?
Chris Ziegler / Engadget:
Verizon scoop extravaganza: Motorola Venus with portrait QWERTY …