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1:00 AM ET, November 18, 2010

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Andrew Grieve / Google Mobile Blog:
Editing your Google Docs on the go  —  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.  That's why we're excited that the new documents editor now supports editing on your mobile browser.
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Adam Ostrow / Mashable!:
Twitter's Official Analytics Product Has Arrived  —  Twitter has started inviting a select group of users to test a new analytics product, Mashable has learned.  Such a product has been rumored for some time, and a Twitter executive said earlier this year that Analytics would debut by the end of 2010.
Wall Street Journal:
Verizon Rethinks Data Pricing  —  Executives Say 4G Shift Creates Option to Charge More for Faster Wireless Transfers  —  Top executives at Verizon Communications Inc. are exploring ways to charge consumers based on the speed of their wireless data connection in addition to the amount of data they use.
Richard Gaywood / TUAW:
The staggering size of iOS's game collection  —  How big is iOS as a gaming platform?  I wondered to myself on an idle rainy afternoon.  After all, we hear a lot about how the App Store has passed eleventy gajillion downloads, or how it makes people richer than astronauts …
Discussion: Touch Arcade, IntoMobile, Crave and asymco
David Pogue / New York Times:
Google TV, Usability Not Included  —  Google Mail.  Google Phone.  Google Voice.  Google News.  —  Holy cow.  Is there any corner of our lives where Google doesn't want a toehold?  —  Not anymore.  It's here, just in time for the holidays: Google TV!
Discussion: SAI, Daring Fireball and Stage Two
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 …
Discussion: VentureBeat and The Next Web
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Jessica Guynn / L.A. Times Tech Blog:
Twitter co-founder Evan Williams: ‘We have a lot of money in the bank’
Discussion: Reuters
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
FCC Head: The Google/Verizon Net Neutrality Proposal Slowed Us Down  —  Today at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, FCC head Julius Genachowski sat down with New York Magazin's John Heilemann.  One question Heilemann asked was Genachowski's thoughts about the joint Google/Verizon net neutrality policy …
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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.
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Adam DuVander / ProgrammableWeb:
Gnip Selling Twitter Firehose Access, But You Can't Display Tweets
Discussion: GigaOM and ReadWriteWeb
Martin Elm / Mobile-review:
First look.  Sony Ericsson Anzu - X12  —  Sony Ericsson's Android devices are beginning to grow in numbers and still trying to keep up in the OS's race that Google starts with a new version every few months.  So far all the XPERIA Android devices were relying more on their design …
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 …
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Yes, Cord Cutting Is Real, Says Report That The Cable Guys Don't Believe  —  Back to the cord-cutting debate!  —  Research firm SNL Kagan says the U.S. pay-TV business lost 119,000 subscribers last quarter.  That's only the second time in history that this has happened, and the first time was the previous quarter.
Zach Epstein / BGR:
Fusion Garage's joojoo resuscitated, now targeting vertical markets  —  Will wonders never cease?  The joojoo, a 12-inch Linux-based tablet that was supposedly tied to a tree just last week, will in fact not be put out to pasture as had been reported last week.
Foremski / Silicon Valley Watcher:
Curation And The Human Web...  There is no doubt in my mind that the topic of curation and the Internet, is an important one and that it will be a dominant topic in 2011.  —  Curation is important because we are reaching the limits of what can be achieved through algorithms and machines in organizing and navigating the Internet.
Brian Caulfield / Forbes:
Airbnb: The Ebay for the Entire House  —  Forbes Magazine dated December 06, 2010  —  Airbnb wants a shot at the $25 billion U.S. vacation rental market. … The bagels are toasty.  The fried eggs are delicious.  For $190 a night the location is “amazing.”
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
LinkedIn CEO On Why We Need More Than Facebook: Keg Stands  —  Today at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner took the stage to talk with host John Battelle.  One question was about why we need LinkedIn in a world increasingly run by Facebook?  Weiner had a two-word answer to that: keg stands.
Electronista:
Dell mobile president leaving as phones, tablets shuffled  —  Dell's mobile president Ron Garriques today signaled he was leaving the company as part of a reorganization of its phone and tablet plans.  The Texas PC builder is merging the communication solutions section into its individual home …
Dan Frommer / The Business Insider:
Facebook And MySpace Schedule Joint Announcement For Thursday  —  Well, this is weird.  We just got an email inviting us to a by-invitation-only announcement by Facebook and MySpace scheduled for 12 noon Pacific time on Thursday.  —  Scheduled to participate are MySpace CEO Mike Jones …
Discussion: paidContent
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily:
RIM Denies Deal With India Over Access  —  Research in Motion isn't any nearer to a deal to provide the Indian government with access to its encrypted email and instant messaging data than it was back in October.  This despite the claims of an anonymous official from the country's interior ministry …
Discussion: Electronista
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Josh Halliday / Guardian:
BlackBerry to allow Indian government to monitor messages
Discussion: livemint.com and Fast Company
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 …
Lance Whitney / Webware.com:
U.S.: Beijing backs hacking on ‘massive scale’  —  A report delivered today to Congress by a commission on U.S.-Chinese relations is pointing the finger at the Chinese government for continued hacking attempts and computer exploits.  —  “Recent high-profile, China-based computer exploitations continue …
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.
 
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Vanessa Fox / Search Engine Land:
Google Showing More Results Per Domain For More Queries
Jennifer Van Grove / Mashable!:
Twitter Calculates Reputation Scores for Each User
Discussion: Search Engine Land
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Instakarma: Instagram Expands Team And Moves Into Twitter's Original Office
Discussion: Bits
Jon Lawrence / CircleID:
Russia's Cyrillic IDN ccTLD Blasts Off, Through the 500K Mark in Under a Week
Ellen Messmer / Computerworld:
Dell offering first encryption product
Discussion: Direct2Dell, eWeek and internetnews.com
Federico Viticci / MacStories:
Developers Can Now Submit Apps With Identical Names in the iOS and Mac App Store
Discussion: App Advice
 Earlier Items: 
Jacqueline Emigh / Technologizer:
AT&T Labs Mashes Up Voice, TV, Gestures, and Twitter
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Now Over 200 Million Users A Month, Disqus Gets A New Look, Premium Add-Ons, New API
IAB:
$6.4 Billion in Q3 2010 Sets New Record for Internet Advertising Revenues
Kirk Koenigsbauer / TechNet Blogs:
Microsoft Lync: Ushering in a new generation of communications
Munjal Shah / The Official Google Blog:
Introducing Boutiques: a new way to shop for fashion online