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April 27, 2013, 5:35 PM

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Robert Scoble / Google+:
My two-week review of Google Glass: it all depends on the price  —  This week I gave five speeches while wearing it.  I passed through airports four times (two more in a couple of hours).  I let hundreds of people try my Google Glass.  I have barely taken it off since getting it other than to sleep.
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Google Glass Has Already Been Hacked By Jailbreakers  —  With a name like Glass, it was just asking to be cracked.  —  Just days after its release to developers, Google 's Glass headset has already been hacked to give users full control of its Android operating system, according to Jay Freeman …
Andrew Cunningham / Ars Technica:
Brian Crecente / Polygon:
The next Xbox rethinks DRM, Achievements and Xbox Live friends, our sources say  —  The next Xbox, set to be unveiled during a May 21 event on Microsoft's Redmond-based Xbox campus, will bring with it not just new hardware, but a slew of tweaks to the social aspects of Microsoft's console.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
The new Xbox: what do we know about Microsoft's next console?  —  An ‘Xbox 720’ rumor roundup  —  Microsoft's next-generation console has been the subject of intense rumor and speculation for what feels like years now.  Gamers have been pouring over leaks, rumors, accidental Twitter updates, and a whole lot more.
Chris O'Brien / Los Angeles Times:
Consumers' shift to older iPhones raises concerns on Wall Street  —  So many consumers are opting to buy older iPhone models that some analysts wonder whether Apple has lost its ability to create new versions that dazzle.  —  A customer takes a look at the Apple iPhone 5 at the Apple Store in San Francisco.
More: AppleInsiderTweets: @lessienThanks:@obrien
Nicole Perlroth / NYT Bits:
Researchers Call Out Twitter Celebrities With Suspicious Followings  —  Security researchers recently shed a bright light on the multimillion-dollar underground market for fake Twitter followers.  Now, they are highlighting what they believe to be some of the market's high-profile clientele.
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web:
Apple addresses WWDC sellout, says that separate Tech Talks are coming this fall  —  Apple has posted a new notice on its (public) developer news site acknowledging the sellout of its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC), and says that it will be holding Tech Talks in the fall in various cities ‘near you’.
Kim-Mai Cutler / TechCrunch:
SV Angel Says Health Informatics Is One Of Its New “Megatrends”  —  SV Angel, one of the Valley's best-known early-stage firms, says it's starting to look heavily at health startups that take a “software-first approach” towards human biology, medical research and patient care.
Nathan Ingraham / The Verge:
iTunes Store at 10: how Apple built a digital media juggernaut  —  After a decade of success, can Cupertino ride the next wave?  —  Ten years ago this month, a music sector ravaged by Napster and largely ignorant of digital distribution found a savior of sorts in what was then called the iTunes Music Store.
More: CNN and Rolling StoneTweets: @sandonet

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