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2:00 AM ET, January 17, 2011

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Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider:
Apple expected to pack ultrafast, dual core SGX543 graphics into iPad 2, iPhone 5  —  Apple's next generation iPad and iPhone, both due the first half of this year, will pack a new version of the company's custom A4 chip, with dual, faster graphics cores capable of supporting a Retina Display iPad …
Gregg Kilday / Hollywood Reporter:
‘Social Network’ Wins Best Picture, Three Other Golden Globes  —  The Social Network was the big winner Sunday night at the 68th annual Golden Globe Awards, where it collected four trophies, including best dramatic picture.  —  For portraying a ballerina who topples into madness in Black Swan …
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MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Awards In Hand, The Social Network Filmmakers Heap Praise On Zuckerberg  —  One of the standout scenes at in The Social Network happens in the first five minutes of the movie.  Erica Albright (Rooney Mara) is sitting in a bar with boyfriend Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) when she says the following to him:
Discussion: NBC Los Angeles
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Eric Eldon / Inside Facebook:
Platform Update: Facebook Lets Developers Ask a User for Their …
Horace Dediu / asymco:
More than 60 apps have been downloaded for every iOS device sold  —  The iTunes App Store is about to reach 10 billion downloads.  That makes this a good time to revisit app growth metrics and compare them with the other digital media store that we have data for: the iTunes Music Store.
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Blog Fight Rules Of Engagement  —  Blog fights happen.  Sometimes for attention, but most of the time because someone is really pissed off about something.  And don't count out big media, they jump right in too when they feel it.  —  No one's ever written down any rules for blog fights that I know of.
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Jay Yarow / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider:
AOL'S CIVIL WAR CONTINUES: Mike Arrington Tears Into Engadget Again
Discussion: New York Times
Nick Eaton / The Microsoft Blog:
Video: 'Be What's Next' slogan to premiere in Golden Globe ads  —  Microsoft is premiering its new corporate slogan, “Be What's Next,” in a couple of advertisements airing Sunday during the Golden Globe awards.  —  The Windows Phone 7 and Bing ads feature upcoming actors during an …
The Huffington Post:
Mark Zuckerberg Named One Of 2010's Worst Dressed Celebrities  —  Esquire magazine has released its “2010 Celebrity Style Hall of Shame” list, which names the year's 10 least-dapper men.  This list of unfortunately dressed celebs includes eight performers, one political pundit and one tech titan.
Discussion: Mashable!, Examiner and Switched
Chris Wilson / Slate:
Jesus of Wikipedia  —  Using Christ's page as a guide to the online encyclopedia's ten-year history.  —  At 1:12 a.m. on March 3, 2001, Jimmy Wales created a page for Jesus on a three-month-old site called Wikipedia.  “Jesus Christ is a central figure in Christianity,” he wrote.
Dan Frommer / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider:
Whoa, AMAZON Will Set The Prices For Paid Apps In Its Android App Store  —  Here's something big we missed earlier this month when Amazon was talking about the App Store it's building for Google Android — and we're not sure it got the attention it deserves.
Discussion: NBC Bay Area
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Ed Oswald / Technologizer:   Amazon's Raw Deal for Android Developers
Jean-Louis Gassée / Monday Note:
Wintel: Le Divorce  —  The eponymous flick is mildly interesting, but we're gathered here today to examine the Wintel breakup.  After years of monogamy with the x86 architecture, Windows will soon run on ARM processors.  —  As in any divorce, Microsoft and Intel point fingers at one another.
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
89% Find Search Engines Do Good Job Finding Information, But “Noise” Is Issue  —  Has Google's relevancy gotten worse?  A recent opinion poll suggests not, while at the same time confirming a concern that's been rising in anecdotal accounts — there's too much “noise” surrounding the “signal.”
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Google Issues DoubleClick AdEx Report Card, Promises Big Lift To Publishers  —  It's been 15 months since Google (NSDQ: GOOG) formally linked AdWords to DoubleClick and launched its display Ad Exchange.  Thanks in part to DoubleClick's established hold on ad dollars, plus an ad recovery …
Dieter Bohn / PreCentral.net:
HP training promises webOS Netbooks  —  If you were diligent enough to sit through the webOS carrier training site HP put together and we told you about on Friday, perhaps you caught this little nugget during the webOS 101 section - we alluded to it in our post but at the urging of Thor …
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Vlad Savov / Engadget:
HP promises webOS netbooks to go along with smartphones and slates
 
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Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Exclusive: SnagFilms Snags $10 Million in Funding at $50 Million Valuation
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Only $50B? Facebook Stock Is Still a Steal
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