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June 23, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: YouTube wins copyright suit against Viacom, Medvedev visits Twitter, 160,000 Android devices are sold every day

Apple takes in about the same amount as credit card companies per app sold in the iTunes store http://j.mp/b7aFpQ »

Google wins YouTube copyright suit; Viacom promises appeal http://j.mp/djwobZ »

Product, ambition, leverage: How Y Combinator companies raise money http://j.mp/afwddm »

Our mobile future, chapter 259: There are 160,000 Android phones sold every day http://j.mp/brM9F2 »

Info platform/head of state: Medvedev to visit Twitter during his US tour (via @dannysullivan) http://j.mp/aG0yOR »

China’s housing market, dissected: nice visual explainer from @WSJ (via @iitweets) http://j.mp/9dZeL4 »

Apple says it’s sold 3 million iPads so far http://j.mp/d2dMih; analyst estimates 16.5 million sold by 2012 http://j.mp/aCrhif »

Lijit, which offers blogs and other publishers search tools, just gathered $6 million in 4th round funding http://j.mp/cCOSZy »

 
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