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9:30 AM 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 …
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Whoa, Google, That's A Pretty Big Security Hole  —  See Updates at bottom of post.  —  Facebook would probably just consider this a feature, but the rest of us will definitely consider this a big security hole.  The creator of http://guntada.blogspot.com (don't visit that site just yet) emailed us this morning to explain.
Discussion: Naked Security and Techie Buzz
Michael Gartenberg / Macworld:
The Mac is back  —  Why Apple's computer platform isn't going anywhere but up  —  Last month, Steve Jobs took to the stage, most likely for the final time this year, to launch a new version of iLife and new updates to the MacBook Air line.  More importantly, he spent a lot of time talking …
Discussion: Zatz Not Funny!
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 …
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Facebook Removing Gmail From List Of Third Party Email Providers  —  Something is up on the Facebook vs. Google data reciprocity front.  It looks like Facebook is removing Gmail from the list of third party email providers on “Find Friends”, whereas we were seeing direct link downloads …
Discussion: The Next Web and SAI
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 …
Discussion: Mark Evans Tech and Fortune
Joel Evans / The Mobile Gadgeteer Blog:
Verizon Wireless really screwed up the Samsung Tab with pricing and policy  —  I've been playing with a Samsung Tab from Verizon Wireless since November 11th.  I will share my impressions of the device in the coming days but in the interim, I wanted to let the world know about how crazy Verizon Wireless …
Discussion: displayblog, PhoneNews.com and Geek.com
BelfastTelegraph.co.uk:
Google warns Irish government against tax increase  —  The Republic of Ireland's biggest US employers yesterday hit back at calls from Europe's big guns for a hike in the country's controversial low corporation tax rate.  —  The 12.5pc company profit tax is one of the lowest in Europe …
Discussion: Telegraph
Stephen C. Webster / Raw Story:
Oregon Senator Wyden effectively kills Internet censorship bill  —  It's too early to say for sure, but Oregon Senator Ron Wyden could very well go down in the history books as the man who saved the Internet.  —  A bill that critics say would have given the government power to censor …
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Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
The 19 Senators Who Voted To Censor The Internet
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
New Twitter Now Showing Full Conversations In The Side Pane  —  A couple days ago, we noted that Twitter was back on the new feature charge with the new People area they're testing out.  Well, make it two-for-two, as yesterday they rolled out another new feature — one that many users …
Joab Jackson / Computerworld:
Supercomputing Top500 brews discontent  —  IBM, Intel, others question the usefulness of the Top500 key metric, the Linpack test  —  Like Hollywood's Academy Awards, the Top500 list of supercomputers is dutifully watched by high-performance computing (HPC) participants and observers …
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM:
Broadcasters Keep Pushing the Mobile TV Boulder Uphill  —  The effort by broadcasters to bring free mobile television (kind of like a mobile phone version of a Sony WatchMan) continues with a group of 12 broadcasters today announcing plans to upgrade TV stations in 20 markets so they can deliver live video to portable devices.
Discussion: MacNN, Engadget and paidContent
 
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Paul Thurrott / SuperSite for Windows:
Windows @ 25  —  Today marks the 25th anniversary of Microsoft …
Discussion: Gizmodo and The Register
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Gmail Call Recording Appears To Be Rolling Out Widely
Ryan Singel / Epicenter:
New Facebook Messaging Continues to Block Some Links
cdixon's posterous:
The anti-bubble of 2001-2004  —  Us old timers remember 2001-2004 …
Frederic Lardinois / ReadWriteWeb:
Low Volume and No Retweets: Ping Is Not Going Viral on Twitter
Thanks:fredericl
Ty McMahan / Venture Capital Dispatch:
Zemanta's CEO Has The Funding - Now How About A Visa?
 Earlier Items: 
John Markoff / New York Times:
Iran Worm Can Deal Double Blow to Nuclear Program
Ben Rooney / Wall Street Journal:
High-Tech Buzz: All of a Sudden Everyone Wants to Love a Eurogeek
Thanks:beet_tv
Oliver Chiang / SelectStart:
‘The Office’ Spoofs Silicon Valley
Discussion: BlogPost, New York Observer and SAI