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3:30 PM ET, November 17, 2010

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Andrew Grieve / Google Mobile Blog:
Editing your Google Docs on the go  —  Cross posted on the Official Google Blog, Google Enterprise Blog and the Google Docs Blog  —  With Google Docs, we're always trying to make you more productive—and part of that means making it possible for you to get things done from anywhere, at anytime.
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Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo:
Now You Can Edit Google Docs on iPad, iPhone and Android  —  Now you can edit Google Docs on the go, using an iPad, iPhone or Android device.  The new mobile Google Docs will be rolled out to English-language users using Android Froyo and any iOS 3.x thingamajig.  It even supports voice recognition.
Jason Kilar / Hulu Blog:
Hulu Plus Launches Out of Preview for $7.99/month  —  Since we released the Hulu Plus™ subscription service as a preview in July, the Hulu team has been hard at work extending the device footprint, refining existing applications, and adding to the content lineup, all while listening …
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Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Hulu Plus Cuts Its Price, After All-By $2
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb:
Twitter to Sell 50% of All Tweets for $360k/Year Through Gnip  —  Twitter announced today a new partnership with social data streaming service Gnip at the Defrag Conference outside of Denver: Gnip will offer 50% of all the messages posted to Twitter for $360,000 per year, or 5% of all messages for $60,000 per year.
Discussion: NetworkEffect
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Adam DuVander / ProgrammableWeb:
Gnip Selling Twitter Firehose Access, But You Can't Display Tweets
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb
Jud Valeski / Gnip Blog:
New Gnip & Twitter Partnership
Discussion: SAI and Technology Review, Thanks:joshk
Munjal Shah / The Official Google Blog:
Introducing Boutiques: a new way to shop for fashion online  —  The way we shop for fashion is different from how we buy cameras—especially online.  With fashion, reviews and specs are less important; fashion shopping is about discovering something that fits your taste and feels right.
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Mark Zuckerberg: Your Map Is Missing ‘Uncharted Territory’  —  The final speaker during the second day of the Web 2.0 Summit was Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who was joined on stage by John Battelle and Tim O'Reilly.  The scope of the interview was broad — Zuckerberg answered questions …
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Adam Ostrow / Mashable!:   Mark Zuckerberg on the State of Facebook [VIDEO]
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Twitter Raising New Venture Round at $3 Billion Valuation  —  Twitter is mulling over raising a new round of financing, we've heard from multiple sources, and a variety of venture firms are frothing at the mouth to lead the round.  The valuation is likely to be in the $3 billion range …
Jay Yarow / The Tape:
Fred Wilson: Hot Potato And Drop.io Are Failures That “Came Crashing To The Ground”  —  Fred Wilson says Justin Shaffer of Hot Potato and Sam Lessin of Drop.io are “essentially failed” entrepreneurs.  —  In a story in the New York Observer about a funding bubble forming in the world of startups …
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Leon Neyfakh / New York Observer:
Don't Blow It!  New York Tech's Top Investors Have Bubble Trouble on the Brain
Apple:
Ronald D. Sugar Joins Apple's Board of Directors  —  Apple® today announced that Dr. Ronald D. Sugar, former Chairman of the Board and CEO of Northrop Grumman Corporation, was appointed to Apple's Board of Directors.  Dr. Sugar will serve as the Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee.
Mark Boslet / PE Hub Blog:
Doerr vs. Wilson: The Internet Bubble Is Real.  That's Where The Agreement Ends  —  If there is one thing Fred Wilson and John Doerr can agree on it is this: The Internet bubble is real and valuations are frothier than a Starbucks latte.  —  Unfortunately, that's where the merging of the minds ends.
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Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Google investor John Doerr: Zynga is our best company ever
Discussion: Search Engine Land
Chris Rawson / TUAW:
White iPhone conversion kits land teenage entrepreneur in hot water  —  Since Apple's apparently having trouble making a white iPhone 4, a 17-year-old entrepreneur decided to do it himself.  Fei Lam purchased white iPhone parts directly from Foxconn, the overseas factory that manufactures many of Apple's products, including the iPhone.
Christopher Lawton / Wall Street Journal:
Nokia's Go-It-Alone Strategy  —  DUBLIN—Stephen Elop's first major decision as Nokia Corp.'s new chief executive could prove the most critical to the cellphone giant's future: to continue with a go-it-alone strategy for operating systems rather than adopt Google Inc.'s Android.
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Google Instant, Meet Yahoo Instant - Er, Yahoo Rich Search Assist  —  Yahoo is following Google by rolling out its own version of Google Instant, with a twist.  Called “Rich Search Assist,” the feature automatically shows results as you type, though only in the top half of the page.
Chris Ziegler / Engadget:
Windows Phone 7's microSD mess: the full story (and how Nokia can help you out of it)  —  There are many reasons to be excited about Windows Phone 7, but a bleak spot has been Microsoft's message — or lack thereof — on user-expandable storage, and the situation finally came to a head last week …
Kirk Koenigsbauer / TechNet Blogs:
Microsoft Lync: Ushering in a new generation of communications  —  Today, with our customers and partners in New York City, we are celebrating the launch of Microsoft Lync — the next generation of Office Communications Server.  —  Earlier this year, Exchange 2010, SharePoint 2010 and Office 2010 launched …
IAB:
$6.4 Billion in Q3 2010 Sets New Record for Internet Advertising Revenues  —  Highest Quarter Ever, with Revenues Up 17% from Q3 '09  —  U.S. Internet advertising revenues hit $6.4 billion in the third quarter of 2010, representing the highest quarterly result ever for the online advertising industry …
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Indeed Slips Past Monster, Now Largest Job Site By Unique Visitors  —  In October, Job search engine Indeed.com slipped past Monster.com to become the largest job site in the U.S. According to comScore, 12.3 million people visited Indeed in October, up 19.6 percent.
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Feature: Going all-in: Ars interviews Microsoft's Steve Ballmer  —  Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is something of a polarizing figure.  His loud, bombastic style on stage stands in stark contrast to the generally more reserved demeanours of other CEOs, and his tendency to gloss over what he sees …
Discussion: TechFlash, WPCentral.com and MacStories, Thanks:rawmeet
Agence France Presse:
Google strikes deal to scan French books  —  PARIS — Internet giant Google struck an agreement with France's biggest publisher Hachette Livre to scan thousands of out-of-print French books for Google's online library, the companies said on Wednesday.  —  Google's world book-scanning project …
 
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MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Now Over 200 Million Users A Month, Disqus Gets A New Look, Premium Add-Ons, New API
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Google No Longer Claims Facebook Will “Trap” Users. Or Do They?
Jackie Cohen / All Facebook:
MySpace Adds Facebook To Homepage Login, Doesn't Work
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Disqus Launching Major New Update And Paid Pro Add-On Features
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Charlie Savage / New York Times:
F.B.I. Seeks Wider Wiretap Law for Web
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