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May 20, 2010, 6:06 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Google launches Google TV, Foursquare is 1 million strong, TBD picks up another local blogger

TBD picks up another local blogger. DCist won’t be the same without her http://j.mp/bb0gLL »

When worlds collide: Google announces Google TV, bringing the Internet to your big screen http://j.mp/9GNtxM »

Google activates over 100,000 Android phones a day http://j.mp/bc5jVc »

Liveblogging the debut of Google TV (“new platform that we believe will change the future of TV”) http://j.mp/9cdFWx »

Foursquare, already 1 million users strong, is adding 15,000 per day http://j.mp/amNwZr »

“Even by the standards of the Web, it was a startling demonstration of the rhythm and mores of micro-blogging in China.” http://j.mp/aNOYBH »

News content is expensive, but newsy content is a different story. @kendoctor‘s Newsonomics at the margins http://j.mp/apIqCG »

Scratch “Beta.” @jeffjarvis‘s next book will be called “Public Parts,” and will discuss the value of publicness http://j.mp/9f1mvY »

Strategic buyers eye True/Slant, a startup that encourages “entrepreneurial journalism” http://j.mp/bWBK0E »

GigaOm’s new, free iPhone app features a “direct communication channel with our team of writers” http://j.mp/baqKhG »

 
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