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5:00 PM ET, August 6, 2011

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Zach Epstein / BGR:
Here's the full change log for iOS 5 beta 5  —  Apple just pushed iOS 5 beta 5 out to developers and wouldn't you know, we've got the full change log for you to feast your eyes on.  Hit the jump for all the iOS 5 changes you can handle.  —  Thanks, Jean!  —  Notes and Known Issues
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Arnold Kim / MacRumors:
Apple Releases iOS 5 Beta 5 to Developers  —  In a surprise move, Apple has released iOS 5 Beta 5 (build 9A5288d) to developers on Saturday.  Apple typically releases new developer seeds on weekdays.  Alongside the iOS 5 beta 5 release is Xcode 4.2 Developer Preview 5, iTunes 10.5 Beta 5 and Apple TV Software beta 4.
Martin Bryant / The Next Web:
20 years ago today, the World Wide Web opened to the public  —  Today is a significant day in the history of the Internet.  On 6 August 1991, exactly twenty years ago, the World Wide Web became publicly available.  Its creator, the now internationally known Tim Berners-Lee …
Scott Hanselman:
Hackers can kill Diabetics with Insulin Pumps from a half mile away - Um, no. Facts vs. Journalistic Fear mongering  —  There's a story making the rounds on Twitter right now.  Engadget “reports” researcher sees security issue with wireless insulin pumps, hackers could cause lethal doses.
Lucian Constantin / Softpedia News:
Antisec Hackers Dump Massive Cache of Law Enforcement Data  —  Hackers associated with Anonymous' Operation Antisec have leaked a massive cache of personal records, email messages and confidential documents belonging to law enforcement agencies.  —  The data was obtained recently …
Matthew Lynley / VentureBeat:
Will tech stocks — and Zynga's IPO — survive this week's market bloodbath?  —  Stock market investors are in a bloodbath.  But technology stocks in the past few months have been relatively protected.  There was even talk of a “bubble.”  Now, recent market activity has sent investors running …
Discussion: TechFlash and DealBook, Thanks:logicalmoron
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Google “I Love Lucy” Logo For Lucille Ball's 100th Birthday  —  If she were alive, it would be the 100th birthday of comedian Lucille Ball.  For that anniversary, Google's done a special logo, in the shape of a television and which plays several clips from classic “I Love Lucy” episodes.
Alexis Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
Why Facebook and Google's Concept of ‘Real Names’ Is Revolutionary  —  The primary version of identity online is a radical departure from what we expect in real life  —  Should you have to use your real name online?  It's an issue that's long simmered among social media critics and supporters alike.
Discussion: En Tequila Es Verdad
Brian Heater / Engadget:
Samsung Conquer 4G set to raid Sprint on August 21st for $100 on contract  —  We've known about the Conquer 4G for a while now, in spite attempts to keep it under wraps.  Sprint finally came clean on the existence of the handset today, announcing the milestone 25th 4G capable device for the its network …
Chris Chavez / Android Phone Fans:
Amazon Expected To Ship As Many As 3 Million “Coyote” Tablets By October  —  Amazon is prepping for a massive invasion of their 7-inch Android tablets in Q3.  Apparently, Amazon's manufacturing partner Quanta (who also makes the Kindle and Playbook) expects to ship around 3 million …
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Police, City Use Ridiculous ‘Cyberstalking’ Claim To Try To Identify & Jail Creator Of Mocking Videos  —  An anonymous reader points us to the absolutely crazy goings on in Renton, Washington, where the police and city prosecutor are seeking jailtime for an anonymous person (or people) …
 
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Eric Slivka / MacRumors:
Why Did Apple Register ApplePico.com?
Discussion: I4U News, Computerworld and iClarified
Bloomberg:
Twitter, Square Are Said to Bar Investors From Trading Shares on Exchanges
John Battelle / John Battelle's Searchblog:
Twitter and the Ultimate Algorithm: Signal Over Noise (With Major Business Model Implications)
Florian Mueller / FOSS Patents:
In dispute with Google, Oracle asks Chicago court to compel deposition of Motorola Mobility
Discussion: Computerworld and Electronista
 Earlier Items: 
Joanna Stern / This is my next:
Motorola Droid 3 review
Discussion: Gizmodo
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Exclusive: Groupon Will Dump Controversial ACSOI Accounting in Amended IPO Filing
Discussion: VentureBeat and CNET News
Alistair Barr / Reuters:
Exclusive: Groupon subscribers jump to 115 million
Discussion: VentureBeat and VatorNews