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Google and Apple not off the hook

BBC – “The resignation of Google’s Eric Schmidt as a director of Apple’s board has failed to halt a government inquiry into possible antitrust violations.”

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Out of the Search Business, Yahoo Shifts Its Focus

NYTimes.com – “Yahoo will lose some of its most talented engineers to Microsoft and as many as 400 employees through layoffs. The deal also undercuts years of investment around search technology. By selling the technological crown jewels, the company may lose some of its high-tech credibility among employees and others in Silicon Valley, as well as among customers.”

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Jobless graduate sues her college

BBC NEWS – “A New York woman who says she cannot find a job is suing the college where she obtained a bachelor’s degree, the New York Post reports.”

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Rabbi’s Are Twittering…

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Happy Birthday to…

Jerry Garcia!

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Sex offenders must ask permission to use libraries

The Daily Iowan – “While public libraries throughout the state have banned certain sex offenders from entering their facilities, UI Libraries officials say they have no plans to keep anyone from using their free services. The UI Libraries is exempt from a recently adopted state standard.”

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Microsoft, Yahoo Reported To Strike Search Deal

Forbes – Under the terms of a deal expected to be announced shortly, Bing will become the default search engine for Yahoo ( YHOO – news – people ). For its part, Yahoo will become the exclusive sales agency for Bing advertising inventory using Microsoft’s ( MSFT – news – people ) AdCenter as the sales technology platform, but it will not receive an upfront payment, according to reports in AdAge and AllThingsD quoting sources familiar with the situation.”

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Shutter

Shutter is a feature-rich screenshot program.

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Librarians to Ben & Jerry’s: “We Scream For Ice Cream!”

Book Patrol – “The population of librarians on Facebook has organized as People For a Library-Themed Ben & Jerry’s Flavor and is petitioning Ben & Jerry’s, the Vermont-based ice creamery famous for their multi-flavor mash-ups, for a taste sensation they can call their very own.”

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Formerly Classified Documents Open at Eisenhower Presidential Library

KSALLink – “The Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum is making available thousands of recently declassified documents. These formerly security classified documents provide additional insight into key foreign policy issues during the Eisenhower presidency.”

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