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6:05 AM ET, November 21, 2011

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Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
The Facebook Freaky Line  —  It seems everyone is getting freaked out by Facebook once again.  Molly Wood at CNET says that Facebook's automatic sharing features are ruining sharing.  That got everyone to pile on over on Techmeme.  —  First, what does this automatic sharing feature (otherwise known as “frictionless sharing") do?
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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook and the Age of Curation Through Unsharing  —  Facebook's Open Graph is ushering in a monumental shift in how we curate what we share.  Curation used to mean opting in to sharing.  You found or did something you thought your audience would care about, and you went to the trouble of sharing it.
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb:
Why Facebook's Seamless Sharing is Wrong
Discussion: Computerworld and CNET News
Chris Foresman / Ars Technica:
Feature: Can the iPhone 4S replace a “real” digital camera?  Ars investigates  —  When Apple announced the iPhone 4S, the company certainly talked up the improvements made to the smartphone's integrated camera hardware.  With 8 megapixels of resolution, a redesigned lens …
Discussion: @nytimesbits
Ken Doctor / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The newsonomics of Amazon's Prime moves  —  Membership ain't what it used to be.  —  Two years ago, I signed up for Amazon's Prime program.  $79 a year for unlimited two-day shipping.  It was a tailor-made program for someone like me who bought everything from printer paper to lawnmowers online.
Rafe Blandford / All About Windows Phone:
Windows Phone Marketplace passes 40,000 apps  —  After celebrating its first anniversary by passing the 35,000 app mark in mid October, the Windows Phone Marketplace has now passed the 40,000 app and games submission mark.  Content is being added at the rate of 165 items per day.
E.B. Boyd / Fast Company:
LinkedIn's Reid Hoffman On Groupon's Big Advantage: Big Data  —  Fast Company is traveling with LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman (above, center) as part of “Silicon Valley Comes to the UK” (SVC2UK) this week.  In part two of our interview with him (part one is here), Hoffman talks about how big data …
Discussion: PSFK
Anand Lal Shimpi / AnandTech:
Galaxy Nexus & Ice Cream Sandwich: Initial Performance Analysis  —  The road to Google's Galaxy Nexus and Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) is finally nearing its destination.  As of yesterday, the Samsung made Galaxy Nexus went on sale in the UK.  Its arrival in the US on Verizon is imminent …
David Strom / ReadWriteWeb:
Go Daddy Has Lion's Share of IPv6 Address Space  —  The surprising results of an IPv6 census conducted by the Measurement Factory and sponsored by Infoblox are that the lion's share of actual working IPv6 nodes are being hosted by Go Daddy.  I know, any excuse to plug their spokesmodel Danica Patrick …
activepolitic.com:
France to tax the internet to pay for music  —  A new tax in France is aimed at ISPs.  They want to tax isps to help pay for the CNM (Centre National de la Musique) which is an government organization that provides opportunities and funding for music and cultural events.
Discussion: Slashdot
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Eyeing Deal Flow, Bain Capital Ventures Heads West; Opens Silicon Valley Office  —  Bain Ventures, the Boston-based venture capital arm of private equity firm of Bain Capital, has recently opened a Palo Alto office, the firm's first presence on the West Coast.
New York Times:
For Their Children, Many E-Book Fans Insist on Paper  —  Print books may be under siege from the rise of e-books, but they have a tenacious hold on a particular group: children and toddlers.  Their parents are insisting this next generation of readers spend their early years with old-fashioned books.
Cade Metz / Wired Enterprise:
Man Survives Steve Ballmer's Flying Chair To Build ‘21st Century Linux’  —  Mark Lucovsky, famous for building Windows NT and watching Steve Ballmer throw a chair Creative Commons licensed under BY-NC.  —  Mark Lucovsky was the other man in the room when Steve Ballmer threw his chair and called Eric Schmidt a “f**king pussy.”
 
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Chelsea Prince / Inside Facebook:
TrustedID Acquires Unsubscribe.com and its Social Monitor Application
Bloomberg:
Gates May Face Cross-Examination at Trial Over Novell 1994 Monopoly Claims
Matt Lynley / Business Insider:
Mashable Fires Editor At Large And Top Writer Ben Parr
Jean-Louis Gassée / Monday Note:
The Apple Wireless Carrier (Part 2)
Discussion: AppleInsider
Richard Lawler / Engadget:
PlayStation Home lets friends watch free movies together now, UStream and radio next month
Discussion: PC Magazine and Electronista
 Earlier Items: 
Don Clark / Digits:
Oracle Says H-P and Intel Secretly Propped Up Dead Chip
Alan Feuer / New York Times:
On the Move in New York's Thriving Tech Sector
John P. Mello Jr. / PC World:
Publisher Drops Copyright Claim, Favors Fair Use