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9:45 PM ET, November 21, 2010

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Edward Helmore / Guardian:
iPad ‘newspaper’ created by Steve Jobs and Rupert Murdoch  —  Apple and News Corp reportedly set to launch joint iPad news publication exclusively via download  —  Rupert Murdoch, head of the media giant News Corp, and Steve Jobs, the chief executive of Apple, are preparing to unveil a new digital …
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Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
What Should An iPad Newspaper Look Like?  —  News Corp is taking the iPad very seriously as a new way to distribute the news.  The media giant is taking it so seriously that it is developing a new publication called the Daily which will only be available on the iPad (no print edition, no Website).
Matt Richtel / New York Times:
Growing Up Digital, Wired for Distraction  —  REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — On the eve of a pivotal academic year in Vishal Singh's life, he faces a stark choice on his bedroom desk: book or computer?  —  Your Brain on Computers  —  Staying on Task  —  Articles in this series examine how a deluge …
Rupert Neate / Telegraph:
Apple's iPhone SIM card plan thwarted  —  Apple has ditched its plan to create its own iPhone SIM cards after mobile operators threatened to stop selling the iconic device.  —  Apple had wanted to exclude operators, such as Vodafone and O2, from the sale process in order to build a more direct relationship with customers.
Leander Kahney / Cult of Mac:
Steve Jobs Gets His Head Shaved And Other Youthful Stories [Early Playboy Interview]  —  I've read a lot of Steve Jobs interviews but until now I'd not seen this 1985 interview from Playboy.  —  It catches Steve Jobs at age 29, one year after the Macintosh was launched.
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Lone TSA Twitter Account Fights Entire Internet  —  In case you're confused by @tsagov, @tsabloggerbob, @tsaagent, @TSAsupervisor, @tsablog and countless other parody accounts, the real Transportation Safety Administration is actually on Twitter at @TSABlogTeam and wow, talk …
Sean Hollister / Engadget:
Palm webOS ‘Enyo’ framework paves the way for tablets and larger phones (video)  —  Don't expect HP's webOS 2.0 to be tied to an HVGA screen for long — come “early 2011,” the company will introduce a number of “really interesting new form factors,” including tablets and phones.
Discussion: PreCentral.net
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Dieter Bohn / PreCentral.net:   Preview: Enyo app framework for webOS
Victoria Barret / Forbes:
Salesforce.com: The Web's Big Upstart  —  Salesforce.com's Marc Benioff is shooting to become the biggest player in tech.  He's kidding, right?  —  Marc Benioff simply can't let go.  Beefy, intense, talkative, uninterruptible, jovial, sarcastic and relentless—his ferocious tenacity makes …
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Is the tech press needed anymore? (how Apple iPhone apps take off now)  —  Datapoint one: John Gruber is noting that Android doesn't have very many of the industry's best apps.  —  Datapoint two.  Starbucks CIO says that he's forced to use HTML 5 to support Apple iOS users …
Discussion: SAI
Kim-Mai Cutler / Inside Facebook:
The Nuts and Bolts of Facebook's Acquisition Strategy  —  Mark Zuckerberg has famously said that Facebook acquires people, not products.  —  Since making its first acquisition in 2007 with Parakey, the company has picked up small teams that may not have seen broad traction but clearly have gifted technical talent.
Fred / A VC:
Pacing Yourself  —  I've been pretty clear as of late that I think the market for investing in web startups is getting overheated.  When I talk to some people about this, they say “you should shut down and ride out the bubble on the beach.”  To which I say “we don't think we can time markets.”
Discussion: Howard Lindzon
Sean Hollister / Engadget:
Windows Phone 7 hitting Verizon stores ‘this holiday season,’ according to Microsoft tweet (update)  —  Looks like Microsoft took Big Red's challenge and decided to respond in kind, as the official Windows Phone Twitter feed claims that Windows Phone 7 devices are finally headed to Verizon.
 
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Ashlee Vance / New York Times:
For an Online Marketplace, It's Better Late Than Never
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eMusic Launches New Site With Tiered MP3 Pricing
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Time Warner Balks At Subpoenas In Mass Copyright Suits
Chris Chang / M.I.C gadget:
Phenomenal Steve Jobs Figure Hands-on
Discussion: Examiner, Engadget and PhoneArena
BelfastTelegraph.co.uk:
Google warns Irish government against tax increase
Discussion: Telegraph
Michael Gartenberg / Macworld:
The Mac is back  —  Why Apple's computer platform isn't going anywhere but up
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 Earlier Items: 
Joab Jackson / Computerworld:
Supercomputing Top500 brews discontent
Discussion: EE Times and New York Times
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM:
Broadcasters Keep Pushing the Mobile TV Boulder Uphill
Discussion: Electronista, Engadget and paidContent
Paul Thurrott / SuperSite for Windows:
Windows @ 25  —  Today marks the 25th anniversary of Microsoft …
Discussion: Gizmodo and The Register
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
New Twitter Now Showing Full Conversations In The Side Pane
Discussion: Scobleizer
Joel Evans / The Mobile Gadgeteer Blog:
Verizon Wireless really screwed up the Samsung Tab with pricing and policy
Discussion: PhoneNews.com, Geek.com and displayblog
 

 
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