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3:55 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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Liz Gannes / NetworkEffect:
Looks Like Facebook Connect Is Coming to MySpace Tomorrow  —  MySpace and Facebook have just invited the press to a joint GoToMeeting webinar (how very *not* social media!) tomorrow at noon PT. The announcement comes on the heels of a report from The Telegraph on Wednesday that MySpace plans to integrate Facebook Connect “imminently.”
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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, Mashable! and The Next Web
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.
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 and Stage Two
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Walter S. Mossberg / Personal Technology:
Google TV: No Need to Tune In Just Yet
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.
Jessica Guynn / L.A. Times Tech Blog:
Twitter co-founder Evan Williams: ‘We have a lot of money in the bank’  —  Will Twitter or won't Twitter raise another round of funding that would make it worth $3 billion?  —  Twitter co-founder Evan Williams did not shed any light on the subject Wednesday despite persistent onstage questioning …
Discussion: Reuters and TechCrunch
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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 …
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Steve Perlman shows off OnLive's disruptive MicroConsole (video)  —  Steve Perlman, chief executive of instant-play game company OnLive, is also chief pitch man for the company's games-on-demand service.  Today, the Palo Alto, Calif.-based company is announcing it is taking pre-orders for its $99 MicroConsole and wireless controller.
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Sean Hollister / Engadget:
OnLive MicroConsole official at $99, we go hands-on and bombard you with details
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: IntoMobile, Touch Arcade, Crave and asymco
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.
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.
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 …
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.
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.”
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.
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.
Vanessa Fox / Search Engine Land:
Google Showing More Results Per Domain For More Queries  —  Generally, Google tries to show a varied set of search results, which among other things, means they'll only show up to two results from any single domain for a query (at least, on the first page).  Exceptions have always existed.
Tim Bradshaw / Insights on the tech industry:
Murdoch: still taking the tablets  —  The spirit of Project Alesia, News Corp's iPad news aggregator, is alive and well, according to James Murdoch.  —  The London-based venture was reportedly put “on hold” last month, after it failed to attract other newspapers to the platform …
Josh Halliday / Guardian:
BlackBerry to allow Indian government to monitor messages  —  Research In Motion's move could permit officials to lawfully access corporate customers' communications  —  BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) is ready to allow Indian authorities access to the emails and messages …
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John Paczkowski / Digital Daily:
RIM Denies Deal With India Over Access
Discussion: Electronista
 
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Dell mobile president leaving as phones, tablets shuffled
Jennifer Van Grove / Mashable!:
Twitter Calculates Reputation Scores for Each User
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MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
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Dell offering first encryption product
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 Earlier Items: 
Federico Viticci / MacStories:
Developers Can Now Submit Apps With Identical Names in the iOS and Mac App Store
Discussion: App Advice and iClarified
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
Jay Yarow / The Tape:
Fred Wilson: Hot Potato And Drop.io Are Failures That “Came Crashing To The Ground”
Chris Rawson / TUAW:
White iPhone conversion kits land teenage entrepreneur in hot water
Kirk Koenigsbauer / TechNet Blogs:
Microsoft Lync: Ushering in a new generation of communications