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11:10 AM ET, November 27, 2010

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Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune:
Apple bans Android magazine app  —  Tells a Danish publisher he can't sell a magazine about Google's OS in Apple's App Store  —  Tuesday seems to have been Apple's (AAPL) day for saying “No.”  —  First Apple Legal ordered the Chinese manufacturer of a Steve Jobs look-alike doll to stop making the popular action figure.
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans:
Rovio: Over 7 Million People Helping Those Angry Birds Out on Android; Christmas Update Coming  —  Rovio's been fielding questions on their Twitter account from users in a conversation that went from inquiries about a Christmas add-on to why Angry Birds is free on Android and not on other platforms.
Discussion: AndroidSPIN, Erictric and Eurodroid
DSLreports:
OpenDNS: We're Being Blocked By Verizon Wireless  —  Wants FCC to act on network neutrality protections  —  OpenDNS was founded in 2006 and quickly made a lot of fans around here due to their fast, reliable DNS servers and DNS services.  It has been a profitable business …
Discussion: The Domains, Techdirt and Post Tech
Long Zheng / istartedsomething:
My thoughts on “My thoughts on ChevronWP7″  —  I would be lying if I said I didn't think some people would get the wrong idea about ChevronWP7, which is why we went into great lengths to emphasis it is just an unlocking tool and even outlined our position on application piracy.
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Michael B. McLaughlin / Bob Taco Industries:
My Thoughts On “ChevronWP7”  —  Today (well, yesterday now) was Thanksgiving here in the U.S. In addition to doing my traditional family things (making and eating a large, Turkey-centered dinner), I found some time to pop on to the computer.  To my dismay I saw that the #WP7 hashtag on Twitter …
Sean Hollister / Engadget:
Infinitec Infinite USB Memory Drive review  —  The idea behind Infinitec's Infinite USB Memory Drive is actually quite straightforward, but we've found that when we tell friends and acquaintances about the unit, it often boggles their minds.  So, we'll try to keep it real simple …
Josh Constine / Inside Facebook:
Add a Friend Without Knowing Their Name with Facebook's Updated Find Friends Browser  —  Facebook has changed the interface for its Find Friends Browser, switching to checkboxes for filtering, adding infinite scroll, and making the Add as Friend buttons constantly visible.
Discussion: All Facebook
Joanna Stern / Engadget:
Jolicloud Jolibook review  —  The Jolicloud Jolibook.  Oh yes, it's sounded like a made-up device ever since the pictures of it started to leak out, but the netbook centered around the Jolicloud Linux operating system is indeed a real product.  So real that we've been using the Atom N550-powered system over the past few days.
Matt McGee / Search Engine Land:
How Did The Beatles Sell 2 Million Songs On iTunes?  Mostly Facebook (Not Search)  —  Although at least one recent study says search beats social media when it comes to product discovery, those rules don't apply to The Beatles.  When you're known worldwide and have set the standard …
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac:
Cydia hack enables Airplay in all apps  —  Following on from Erica's Sadun's discovery of a way to enable AirPlay Video streaming in third-party apps, a developer named Zone-MR created a hack which enables this feature in all applications including Apple's Safari.
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / Los Angeles Times:
For some, the Microsoft Store concept is a puzzle  —  The stores, now totaling seven, may be just about keeping the brand in the public consciousness, an analyst speculates.  Unlike at the Apple stores, many of the products offered can be found elsewhere.  Then there's the missing ‘cool’ factor.
Discussion: TUAW, Electronista and Daring Fireball
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Former Digg VP Of Engineering Lands At Gilt Groupe  —  Well there's at least one former Digg engineer out there that had a happier Thanksgiving.  We've gotten word that John Quinn, former Digg VP of Engineering, will be joining luxury discount marketplace Gilt Groupe as VP of Engineering come next Monday.
Discussion: Pulse2
 
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Josh Constine / Inside Facebook:
Facebook Pages Can Have All Their Admins Removed, Leaving No Way to Control Them
W.J. Hennigan / L.A. Times Tech Blog:
Cyber Monday deals will be more aggressive and more widespread, retail group says
Discussion: I4U News
Seth Schiesel / New York Times:
As Video Games Lose Buttons, They Add Realism and Fun
 Earlier Items: 
Yuri Kageyama / Associated Press:
Japan iPhone craze attracts global app developers
Discussion: PhoneArena
Jere Downs / Courier-Journal:
modern migrants  —  Around the clock, an estimated 500 …
Dark Shikari / Diary Of An x264 Developer:
Patent skullduggery: Tandberg rips off x264 algorithm
Jay Yarow / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider:
iPad 2 Getting Gyroscope, Retina Display, USB?