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Dan Farber: Powerset: The natural language search mashup platform

David Berlind: The Desktop Virtualization Diaries (prologue): The Good, the Bad, and the horribly Ugly

Outside San Francisco Apple store

iPhone Watch

Matthew Miller: What kind of choices do you have if you don’t want an iPhone?

David Berlind: Nokia's N95 costs more ($749) than the iPhone. But does it do more?

Matthew Miller: 24 hours until iPhone and I am first in line

Denise Howell: Why I'm buying an iPhone

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Who is the iPhone aimed at?

WSJ: iPhone 'Surfing' On AT&T Network Isn't Fast, Jobs Concedes

Photos: Countdown to the iPhone [at right]

Dan Farber: Mapping the social networking universe

Dana Gardner: GPL v3 due Friday — don’t trip over the lawyers at the Apple Store

Dan Farber: Want to be a CEO? Get into massively multiplayer gaming

Ryan Naraine: OpenBSD founder: Intel leaves open-source out in the cold

Mary Jo Foley: When will Apple go public about ActiveSync and the iPhone?

Stephen O'Grady: Google and the Future of Package Management

Paul Murphy: How to make millions from hacking

ZDNN: National ID plan may have killed immigration bill

Christopher Dawson: Ning! MySpace is dead. Long live social networking

Read/Write Web: Zude Beta: Start Page on Steroids

The Independent: Google sued over defamatory postings found on web search

ZDNN: Dell to sell advanced cooling systems for servers