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July 8, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Comcast to start fund for minority entrepreneurs, Apple to push into China, Hearst mags go on sale

Meet the Friend Bar, where Apple employees will chat with you about your hopes, your fears, your iPhone http://j.mp/c8QF3G »

Comcast promises $20 million venture fund for minority entrepreneurs (via @tristanwalker) http://j.mp/dffX1K »

Attn physical media fans: Hearst mags like Esquire and Elle subscriptions on sale today for $6.99 http://j.mp/9C2Rv5 »

Apple plans aggressive push into China, with plans to open 25 retail stores there by 2012 http://j.mp/bgVY0D »

Tracking GOP positions on Kagan nomination: data-packed feature from @derekwillis, @nytimes http://j.mp/c4G7RO »

How CPI raised individual-donor donations by 23% during a downturn–and other lessons (via @knightfdn) http://j.mp/9MQfI4 »

WSJ’s famous "a-head" front-page story is doing just fine two years after fears it would be cut in the Murdoch revamp http://j.mp/dppNvK »

Great resource from the NYT: case studies of small businesses, from the owners’ perspective http://j.mp/cizspR (h/t @robinsloan) »

Facebook now serves 3 billion "Like" buttons a day http://j.mp/bpxpVY »

 
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