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Aug. 18, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: HP jettisons tablets, retweet makes OED, Twitterers bring down spammer

Another academic PSA: U. Minnesota is looking for an assistant professor in journalism http://t.co/BjP2s8Z »

@HubSpot acquires @oneforty, forming a sort of app store for marketing http://t.co/Ct9mUvI »

HP is getting out of the tablet business, altogether ditching webOS-powered hardware http://t.co/DFwLDZI »

Great opportunity for a great academic: @USCAnnenberg is hiring a junior scholar of journalism studies http://t.co/TtMTfeQ »

RT @CBM: 10 risky default settings in social media that you need to check http://t.co/NpNJ9k0 »

Psst, @frontlinepbs is offering a peek at its redesign and asking for user feedback http://t.co/17Nwl9C »

Newly minted words in the O.E.D. include retweet, cyberbullying, jeggings http://t.co/fzmzEA5 »

A wild yarn: How a notorious spammer was brought down by Twitter http://t.co/XJ2zkjN via @jayrosen_nyu »

What ever happened to @YourHub? Good piece following its uneasy path http://t.co/Y0y3ciI »

Another day, another Google launch: Magnifier is for music discovery http://t.co/Z3V5jPS »

 
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