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11:15 AM ET, March 19, 2011

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Steve Blank:
New Rules for the New Internet Bubble  —  We're now in the second Internet bubble.  The signals are loud and clear: seed and late stage valuations are getting frothy and wacky, and hiring talent in Silicon Valley is the toughest it has been since the dot.com bubble.
Discussion: A VC, p2pnet and The Huffington Post
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Paul Kedrosky / Paul Kedrosky's Infectious Greed:
The Top Ten Signs the Valley is on Tilt Again  —  It's apparently that time again — the Valley has gone on tilt.  Consider the following top ten signs:  —  10. Conferences are selling out  —  9. Venture capitalists are launching blogs  —  8. Everyone you know has a startup
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Kevin Rose Resigns From Digg, Closing Round On New Startup  —  Wow, when I wrote last night that Kevin Rose doesn't really use Digg anymore, I had no idea how perfect the timing was.  It turns out Rose really has tuned out.  Because, say multiple sources, he's already resigned from the company …
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Kevin Rose / @kevinrose:
Wow, tons of questions - I'll continue advising Digg / on the board of directors, & taping Diggnation (as i have been since @mwdigg joined).
Discussion: Mashable!
Steven Levy / Wired:
Larry Page Wants to Return Google to Its Startup Roots  —  One afternoon about 12 years ago, Larry Page and Sergey Brin gave John Doerr a call.  A few months earlier, the Google cofounders had accepted $12.5 million from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Doerr's venture-capital firm, as well as an equal amount from Sequoia Capital.
Discussion: Shiny Objects and Fast Company
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Anthony Ha / VentureBeat:
Does Google's Larry Page care about social networking?  —  We saw the publication of two lengthy articles this week about Larry Page, who is scheduled to take over as Google's chief executive on April 4.  After I read them, one big question lingered: What does his takeover mean for Google's long-rumored Facebook competitor?
Discussion: SlashGear and down the avenue
John Brownlee / Geek.com:
Steve Jobs was Google's first choice for CEO
Discussion: Cult of Mac and SlashGear
Jonathan S. Geller / BGR:
Sprint's CTIA announcements: HTC EVO 3D, HTC EVO View 4G, Motorola XOOM, much more  —  We have just been informed of most of Sprint's planned announcements at CTIA this year.  There have been mumblings surrounding the two headline devices, but we finally have the information to share with you.
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
25 Things I Hate About Google, Revisited 5 Years Later  —  Five years ago, I wrote a story called “25 Things I Hate About Google.”  It went viral, to my surprise.  I thought it was worth revisiting that story on its five year anniversary, to see how many of those “hates” have been fixed.
Ambarish Kenghe / The Official Google TV Blog:
Google TV Remote for iPhone  —  A very popular feature of Google TV to use your phone as a remote control.  We released the Android version of the Google TV Remote app in December and I am happy to say that the app is now available for iPhones, iPads, and iPods running iOS 3 or higher.
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MG Siegler / TechCrunch:   Wow, Google Has Ported My Ten Thousand Button Nightmare To The iPhone!
Gawker:
Inside Anonymous' Secret War Room  —  Dissident members of the internet hacktivist group Anonymous, tired of what they call the mob's “unpatriotic” ways, have provided law enforcement with chat logs of the group's leadership planning crimes, as well as what they say are key members' identities.
Joab Jackson / PC World:
Sun.com Name Could Fetch Oracle $1 Million  —  Last year, when Oracle purchased Sun Microsystems, it got a wealth of customers, technologies and personnel for its US$7.4 billion.  It also obtained one of the choicest domain names on the Internet, Sun.com.  —  Now that Oracle …
Discussion: The Domains and Slashdot
Courtney Boyd Myers / The Next Web:
Security hole spotted in Tumblr this morning  —  This morning on Hacker News, members spotted a gaping security hole in Tumblr, which exposed more than 748 lines of sensitive configuration information out into the open.  Members pointed to possible errors at the core of the PHP scripting language …
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Reddit, Social News Frontrunner, Is Down To One Developer  —  Two out of the three remaining Reddit programmers quietly left the social news community last week, Mike Schiraldi going to Google and David King going to Hipmunk where he joins Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian.
Discussion: Soshable and VentureBeat
Kim Zetter / Threat Level:
Goldman Sachs Programmer Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Code Theft  —  A former Goldman Sachs programmer convicted of stealing the bank's high-speed trading software was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison.  —  Sergey Aleynikov, 41, was convicted in December of theft of trade secrets.
Charles Starrett / iLounge:
Apple plans major MobileMe revamp for April launch; prior version to be phased out in a year  —  Apple is set to announce a new, free version of MobileMe next month, according to a trusted iLounge source.  The source, who works for a major educational institution, claims the school's supplier …
Matt Rosoff / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider:
A Seedy New Neighborhood For The Web: XXX Domain Approved  —  The Internet is about to get a seedy new neighborhood: the body governing top-level Internet domains has approved a new .xxx domain for porn, despite objections from the adult entertainment industry.
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Andrew Allemann / Domain Name Wire:
ICANN Approves New .XXX Top Level Domain
Antonio Flores / Adobe Flash Player Team Blog:
Flash Player 10.2 now available for mobile devices  —  Flash Player 10.2 is now available for download on Android Market.  This is a production GA (General Availability) release for Android 2.2 (Froyo) and 2.3 (Gingerbread) devices and an initial beta release for Android 3.x (Honeycomb) …
Discussion: eWeek, GottaBeMobile, Mobilized and biskero
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Sean Hollister / Engadget:
Flash 10.2 hits Android today, Adobe hopes for viewable 720p playback in a matter of weeks
 
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Ryan Paul / Ars Technica:
Mozilla outlines 16-week Firefox development cycle
Brian X. Chen / Gadget Lab:
Amazon Android App Store Set to Launch Tuesday
Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
Netflix Data On Customer Viewing Habits Sparks New Class Action Lawsuit
Discussion: paidContent, Techland and p2pnet
Donald Melanson / Engadget:
Google guesstimates release dates for movies and games
David Eaves / eaves.ca:
Canada launches data.gc.ca - what works and what is broken
Discussion: p2pnet and Michael Geist Blog
Emily Yiu / Flickr Blog:
Slideshows for your iPad
Discussion: The Next Web, TUAW and Download Squad
 Earlier Items: 
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
The Sun Will Set For Yahoo's AlltheWeb On April 4
Chris Espinosa / cdespinosa's posterous:
0x22  —  Today is the 34th anniversary of the date on my Apple employee badge.
Patrick Seitz / IBD Click:
Netflix's Deep Integration With Facebook Under Way
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac:
iPhone 5 prototypes spotted: metal back, larger display, iPhone 4 shape?