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10:25 PM ET, February 27, 2011

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Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac:
10.7 Lion allows multi-user remote computing  —  iMac screen sharing with MacBook Air on a different account  —  Yesterday we told you that the popular Back to my Mac feature might go free with 10.7 Lion and we also told you the service received a few tweaks in Lion.
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Arn / MacRumors:
Mac OS X Lion's Safari is Snappier and More Stable Thanks to WebKit2  —  Starting in Mac OS X Lion, we've learned that Apple has started utilizing WebKit2 in their Safari web browser.  The advanced version of Apple's Webkit engine was first announced in April of 2010.
Discussion: TiPb and Apple Gazette
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac:
Lion's ‘Signature Capture’ in Preview photographs your written signature to put in PDFs
Discussion: Examiner and MacStories
AppleInsider:
Inside Mac OS X 10.7 Lion: Missing Front Row, Rosetta and Java runtime
AppleInsider:   Inside Mac OS X 10.7 Lion: New window controls & gestures
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac:
Podcast Publisher lets you run your own shows, debuts in 10.7 Lion
Discussion: AppleInsider, MacNN and 9 to 5 Mac
Josh Constine / Inside Facebook:
All of Facebook's Like Buttons on Third-Party Sites Now Publish a Full News Feed Story  —  When users click the Like or Recommend button on a third-party website or within a Facebook app, it now publishes a full news feed story instead of just a one-line Recent Activity story.
Discussion: CNET News
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
How Chris Sacca And J.P. Morgan Acquired 10% Of Twitter Via Huge Secret Secondary Fund  —  Lots and lots of buzz today in all the major newspapers about how J.P. Morgan is trying to buy 10% or so of Twitter for $450 million.  —  As far as I can tell, all of the stories are wrong.
Discussion: @semilshah
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David Gelles / Financial Times:
JPMorgan fund eyes 10% stake in Twitter
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac:
Apple testing Android-like gesture-based lock screen for iOS  —  Apple has been working on a new gesture-based lock screen for iOS devices that works similarly to Android's “dots” lock screen feature.  The user sets up a pattern and needs to input that same pattern in, instead of a password or a four number code.
Derek Thompson / The Atlantic Online:
How ‘The Social Network’ Saved Mark Zuckerberg  —  The Oscar-nominated movie was supposed to turn Facebook's CEO into a villain.  So how did 2010 turn Mark Zuckerberg into a hero?  —  When the first snippets of The Social Network trickled out in previews and movie blogs last year …
Ryan Singel / Epicenter:
Did Google Pre-Emptively Block a 4G iPhone on Verizon?  —  In 2008, after much protest, Verizon accepted openness conditions attached to valuable spectrum being auctioned off by the FCC, and spent $4.7 billion to buy nationwide capacity that would ensure it could build a robust 4G network for the next generation of mobile devices.
Zach Epstein / BGR:
BlackBerry PlayBook will support Android apps, RIM rep proclaims [video]  —  BGR exclusively reported in January that Research in Motion was hard at work trying to add support for Android applications to the BlackBerry PlayBook and its QNX-based OS.  The move would be a huge one …
Michael Rose / TUAW:
Ive due $30m stock windfall, may seek relocation back to UK  —  Other than Steve Jobs's brain, the mind most clearly at work in Apple's history of compelling and human-centric products belongs to Jonathan ‘Jony’ Ive, 44.  After joining Apple in 1992, he rose to become the company's senior vice president …
Matt Brian / The Next Web:
Google acknowledges Gmail issues as users complain of missing emails  —  Google has acknowledged a problem with its popular Gmail email service after users reported missing emails, labels and contacts over the past few hours.  —  The Huffington Post reports that some users had been using …
 
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Lore Croghan / NY Daily News:
Sen. Chuck Schumer calls on Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo and more to beef up protection from hackers
Discussion: PR Newswire and Reuters
Edward James Bass / The Next Web:
Kinect's Exciting Future as a Musical Instrument
Eva Galperin / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Over 40,000 Does Dismissed In Copyright Troll Cases
Discussion: XBIZ Newswire, Techdirt and AVN
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