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7:25 AM ET, September 24, 2011

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Matt Stopera / BuzzFeed:
How To Find Out Who Has Unfriended You On The New Facebook Timeline  —  Culture Buzz It's official: You can use Facebook Timeline to see who has unfriended you.  Prepare to be upset.  —  1,533 people like this.  Be the first of your friends.  —  If you don't already have Facebook Timeline then you should get it here.
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Josh Constine / Inside Facebook:
Facebook Launches Music Dashboard That Shows What Friends Are Listening to Across Services  —  Thanks to the integrations Facebook launched with Spotify, Rdio, and many other music services at yesterday's f8 conference, users are now finding out what their friends are listening to in the home page's Ticker.
Discussion: earbits.com and Music Ally
Dan Lyons / Real Dan Lyons Web Site:
All of life has been utterly, profoundly changed thanks to Facebook's new features, and nothing will ever be the same, and all I can do is sit here and weep at the beauty and magic that Mark Zuckerberg has brought to this world  —  I don't mean to overhype this, but frankly …
Richard MacManus / ReadWriteWeb:
“Read” in Facebook - It's Not a Button, So Be Careful What You Click!  —  While the focus of today's Facebook announcements was the new Timeline profile, the Read, Watch, Listen media sharing apps have generated a lot of interest too.  These so-called “social apps” haven't been widely launched yet …
Maura Johnston / naming blogs is easy:
on facebook, privacy, and the hindered development of the self.
Discussion: TechCrunch and GigaOM
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD:
Analysis: Facebook Applies the Dimension of Time to the Social Web
Discussion: CNN
Nicholas Carlson / Business Insider:
LEAKED MEMO: Jerry Yang Tells Yahoos The Company Is For Sale  —  After Yahoo fired CEO Carol Bartz, cofounder Jerry Yang told employees that the company had not begun a sales process.  —  Since then, reports here and elsewhere have suggested that is a bunch of malarkey and that Yahoo's board …
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Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Yahoo's Dueling Internal Memos: Board, Followed by CEO, Spam Employees in Race to Explain  —  Today, Yahoo leaders — all of them in two different memos — took to the keyboards to fill their 14,000 employees in on what's up.  —  Reading them, Yahoos must now be more confused than ever.
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
TechCrunch Founder Michael Arrington Launches A New Blog, Uncrunched  —  TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington, who recently left the company he founded over six years ago, is back in action.  Or at least, he has proven that he still knows how to set up a WordPress blog.
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Aaron Lee / DigiTimes:
HP likely to cancel plans to spin off PC unit  —  Hewlett-Packard (HP) may back off from its previous announcement to spin off its PC business unit if CEO Leo Apotheker is ousted as is being reported, according to notebook makers.  HP is expected to ship 37-38 million notebooks in 2011.
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Greg Finn / Search Engine Land:
Google+ Gains Nearly 10 Million Users In First 2 Days Of Being Open To The Public  —  A Google+ post by Paul Allen, founder of ancestry.com and a self-proclaimed “unofficial Google+ statistician, shows significant growth of Google's social network since opening to the public.
David Downs / Billboard.Biz:
Killers, Snoop Dogg, Jane's Addiction Rock Sean Parker's f8 Conference/Party  —  To celebrate Thursday's f8 announcement of Facebook and Spotify's partnership, Sean Parker hosted an exclusive “A Celebration of Music” that night in a San Francisco warehouse, inviting the Killers, Snoop Dogg …
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Uh-Oh: Groupon Loses New COO, Who's Going Back to Google  —  In a blog it just posted, Groupon said its recently hired COO, Margo Georgiadis, “has decided to return to Google (her former employer) in a new role as President, Americas.”  —  She was only hired in April, just months before the company filed to go public.
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Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
More: Groupon Amends Its S-1 IPO Filing — Again — Over Accounting Issues and CEO Letter
Paul Carr / Bringing Something To The Party:
What's Next?  —  So, as promised, here's an update on what I'm doing next.  It's pretty exciting.  [Update: so exciting, in fact, that while I was writing this post, Henry Blodget scooped me on my own news.]  —  I'm starting a new company, with financial backing from Tony Hsieh (Zappos …
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Henry Blodget / Business Insider:
EXCLUSIVE: Ex-TechCrunch Star Paul Carr Is Starting A New Company Backed By... Michael Arrington's CrunchFund!
Federico Viticci / MacStories:
Google+ for iOS Update: Mobile Hangouts, New Notification Settings, And More  —  A major update to the official Google+ app for iOS has been released on the App Store, and it adds the features mentioned by Google earlier this week when the service hit official “beta” status (open to everyone) after a limited field-trial period.
Jordan Golson / MacRumors:
Comcast Working on iPad TV Streaming Service Called AnyPlay  —  Comcast, the United States' largest cable and internet provider, is working on a television streaming solution for iPads, to compete with Cablevision and Time Warner.  The streaming product was announced earlier this year, but details haven't been released until now.
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web:
Dish's Blockbuster Movie Pass: Streaming, mail and on-demand, $10, Oct 1st  —  Today Dish and Blockbuster announced that it is announcing Blockbuster Movie Pass.  This is a service that will offer movie streaming, DVD and Blu-ray discs by mail and on-demand movie channels.  The service will launch October 1st.
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David Kaplan / paidContent:
Dish Aims To Keep, Gain Subs With ‘Blockbuster Movie Pass’; Thanks, Netflix
Lisa Gurry / Bing:
Deluged by Daily Deals?  Browse Over 200k Offers with Bing Deals  —  Despite lots of recent news coverage about the death of daily deal sites, people still love a great deal.  The number of daily deal sites may be narrowing, but there are still over 300 sites to choose from and consumer interest shows no signs of slowing down.
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Jay Yarow / Business Insider:
Dear Tumblr And Instapaper Genius Marco Arment: We're Sorry You're Not A Fan  —  We've read your criticism of our site, and we'd like to respond.  —  You don't like our headlines, our slideshows, our sharing buttons, and a bunch of other things.  That's fine, we don't mind that our taste isn't your taste.
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Ben Popper / Betabeat:
After Big Funding, The Knives Comes Out for Business Insider
Discussion: John Furrier, ITProPortal and Marco.org
 
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Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:
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