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7:35 AM ET, October 3, 2011

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Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Airbnb, Investor Chamath Palihapitiya Settle Differences; Employees Will Get Liquidity  —  Former Facebook employee — and newly minted venture capitalist — Chamath Palihapitiya is back involved in a new funding round for Airbnb, after the apartment-sharing company and he discussed the terms of the planned funding deal.
Discussion: CNET News and @jason
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Brian Womack / Bloomberg:
Google Takes Page From Sunday Newspaper With New ‘Circulars’ Internet Ads  —  Google Inc. (GOOG) is on a quest to make Internet advertising look more like the Sunday paper.  —  The online-search giant is working with advertisers such as Best Buy Co. and Macy's Inc. (M) to create Web-based circulars …
Jean-Louis Gassée / Monday Note:
Google's “Interesting” Week  —  Let's start gingerly, with Nokia.  You'll recall the indignation when Nokia threw Symbian under the Windows Phone 7 bus and osborned its existing product line.  Nokia dead-ended Symbian handsets, causing sales to plunge while everyone waited for the new MicroNokia smartphones.
Harry McCracken / Technologizer:
Whatever Happened to the iPad Rivals of 2010?  —  Back in August of 2010, it was clear that Apple's iPad-which had gone on sale on April 3rd-was a gigantic, game-changing hit.  The rest of the industry was scrambling to respond, and there had already been a steady stream of announcements …
Rachel King / Between the Lines Blog:
Oracle commits to ‘parallel everything’ architecture for Exadata, Exalogic  —  Summary: Oracle's CEO Larry Ellison insisted upon the importance of the “parallel architecture” strategy for developing hardware and software together.  —  SAN FRANCISCO — There is the notion that if you design …
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Quentin Hardy / Bits:
Conventional Data From Oracle OpenWorld
Discussion: New York Times, Reuters and @benkepes
Drink Socially:
We've Gone Native!  —  At Untappd, we strongly believe in mobile web apps and their ability to look, feel, and function just like native apps, but without the hassle of having to download something.  But there does come a time when you reach the limitations of the mobile web and have to move to a native platform.
BBC:
HTC ‘investigating’ security flaw uncovered by blogger  —  The flaw is believed to affect several models, including the EVO 3D released eariler this year  —  HTC is investigating claims that a security flaw in several of its mobile phones means personal information is being exposed.
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
HuffPo at One Biiiilllliiion Monthly Page Views: More Buying, More Launching, More Hiring  —  The Huffington Post Media Group, which says it has topped one billion page views for the month of August, has bought an online grassroots platform called Localocracy.
Discussion: TechCrunch and The Next Web
David DiSalvo / Forbes:
The Fall of Kodak: A Tale of Disruptive Technology and Bad Business  —  I grew up in a Kodak family.  My grandfather worked in the photography dark rooms of a Kodak production facility in Rochester, New York for better than 30 years.  My father was a supervisor at Kodak headquarters in downtown Rochester …
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Ex-Googlers Debut Zillabyte To Let Business Users Easily Analyze Big Data  —  Ex-Googler Jake Quist is debuting a new stealthy startup, called Zillabyte, that aims to disrupt the data analysis space.  Quist explains that while he and his co-founder were engineers at Google …
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Mobeam Raises $4.9M For Light-Based Communications Technology  —  Mobeam this morning announced that it has raised $4.9 million in a Series A round of funding from Samsung Ventures, Mitsui, yet2Ventures and other unnamed investors.  —  The company has developed technology that enables mobile phones …
Discussion: AllThingsD and VatorNews
Bloomberg:
Alipay's Transfer Sowed Doubt in China Internet Companies, Renren CEO Says  —  Renren Inc. Chief Executive Officer Joe Chen criticized Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Chairman Jack Ma over the decision to spin off his company's payment business without the knowledge of key shareholders, including Yahoo! Inc.
Discussion: AllThingsD
 
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Ketaki Gokhale / Bloomberg:
Apple Loses to RIM in India Smartphone Market
Discussion: paidContent:UK
Ingrid Lunden / mocoNews:
Symbian Now Officially No Longer Under The Wing Of Nokia, 2,300 Jobs Go
Discussion: Nokia and Phone Scoop
Robert Hof / Forbes:
Facebook Courts Brand Marketers With New Ad, Audience Insights
Discussion: AdAge, Mashable and Search Engine Land
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
PayPal On Barriers To Google Wallet: Mass Adoption Of NFC Is Years Away
Hunter Skipworth / Pocket-lint:
HP: webOS not dead, still coming to printers
Michael Arrington / UNCRUNCHED:
No One Likes A Tattletale, Except Of course, Zynga
Discussion: @pdeva
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Daniel Waisberg / Search Engine Land:
Google Analytics Premium: Better Support & Goodbye Data Sampling
Discussion: UNCRUNCHED
Josh Constine / Inside Facebook:
Facebook Will Remove the Discussions Tab App From Pages in One Month
Bloomberg:
Google Joins Apple in Push for Tax Holiday
Discussion: @jason and Electronista
Horace Dediu / asymco:
The case against the Kindle as a low end tablet disruption
Discussion: VentureBeat and TechCrunch