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Dec. 6, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Google eBooks launches, Filkins moves to New Yorker, Newsday to — temporarily — lower its wall

Retailer Carphone Warehouse expects Android to be its top-selling smartphone platform in Europe this quarter http://nie.mn/gH9Bkn »

Check out @Mashable‘s new commenting guidelines http://nie.mn/erC4NU »

Harvard Business Review: Six social media trends for 2011 http://nie.mn/gYKZ78 »

“Crowdsourcing tweets that already exist seems to have more immediate potential for nonfiction storytelling.” http://nie.mn/hY6EvA »

The year in iPad http://nie.mn/e84bDd »

RT @romenesko: http://Newsday.com paywall will be down through January 7 to show off site’s new look, says memo. http://journ.us/iflkAo »

Dexter Filkins, the NYT’s star war correspondent, is moving to The New Yorker http://nie.mn/h0fJZd »

Monocle is launching an hour-long weekly TV news magazine on Bloomberg TV http://nie.mn/hXZXSM »

Just in time for Google eBooks http://nie.mn/dZOw0Y, legal experts give their takes on the Google Books settlement http://nie.mn/gHMf03 »

Forbes wants a “platform that allows for content to be contributed from every inch of the continuum” http://nie.mn/gShdfK »

 
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