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5:10 PM ET, November 19, 2011

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Molly Wood / CNET News:
How Facebook is ruining sharing  —  CEO Mark Zuckerberg describes how Facebook will connect people to media based on the strengths of their connections to other people.  —  I'm afraid to click any links on Facebook these days.  —  No, it's got nothing to do with the spam attack and the flood …
Discussion: Soshable
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Tim Bradshaw / FT Tech Hub:
The unexpected impact of Facebook's “seamless sharing” on newspaper sites  —  Mark Zuckerberg said in September that Facebook's new sharing tools for music, video and news would “transform” the media world, with the social network “rethinking the whole way the news industry works”.
Mary Carmichael / The Boston Globe:
Harvard makes foray into start-up scene with i-lab  —  Eamonn McLain relaxed in front of a projection installation in the community lobby of Harvard University's innovation lab in Allston.  The lab opens today with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.  —  A microphone dangles from the ceiling …
Nick Bilton / Bits:
One on One: Walter Isaacson, Biographer of Steve Jobs  —  Walter Isaacson is the author of “Steve Jobs,” the best-selling biography published last month.  The following is an edited version of our interview.  —  When did you first meet Steve Jobs?  —  I've known Steve off and on since 1984.
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John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Getting Steve Jobs Wrong
Discussion: parislemon and Business Insider
Chris Thompson / About Foursquare:
American Express teams with foursquare to promote Small Business Saturday  —  Squeezed between the traditional holiday-shopping kickoff days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday is the newer and lesser known Small Business Saturday.  It's an initiative sponsored by American Express that aims …
Michael Stroh / The Windows Blog:
Buy a new Windows Phone, get $25 worth of apps  —  Pssst!  Pass it on: Through the end of the year, we're giving a prepaid $25 app card to anybody who buys one of the great new Windows Phones now on sale.  The prepaid card makes it easy to jump start a new app or game collection.
Lance Whitney / CNET News:
Google: 200 million Android devices now active worldwide  —  Google's grip of the mobile market has tightened even further.  —  More than 200 million Android devices have now been activated around the world, the search giant announced yesterday.  The figure was revealed at yesterday's …
Roger Cheng / CNET News:
BlackBerry 7 sales sputter after strong start  —  It's not looking good for RIM and its BlackBerry smartphones.  —  Research in Motion is stuck between an Apple and an Ice Cream Sandwich.  —  After some initial excitement for the new line of BlackBerry 7 smartphones and a strong launch …
Eric Slivka / MacRumors:
March Launch for Slightly Thicker iPad 3? iPhone with 4-Inch Screen in Summer?  —  iLounge offers a series of tidbits from its “most reliable source” regarding Apple's product plans for 2012, reporting that the iPad, iPhone, and MacBook Pro will all be receiving redesigns.
Joanna Stern / The Verge:
Nook Tablet review  —  DOES THE NOOK TABLET HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO EXTINGUISH THE KINDLE FIRE?  —  Exactly one year ago, Barnes & Noble made an interesting move, one no other company in the tech industry had yet been bold enough to make: it released the Nook Color for just $249.99.
Jordan Golson / MacRumors:
AT&T Raises Subsidized iPhone 3GS Price to $0.99  —  In a curious move, AT&T has raised the subsidized price of its cheapest iPhone to $0.99, up from free.  —  When the iPhone 4S was announced in October, Apple specifically mentioned in its press release that the iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS …
 
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Greg Sandoval / CNET News:
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Ben Fritz / Company Town:
Starz planning new digital strategy as Netflix deal ends
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