Good morning! Here’s the news:
- Eric Schmidt says Google now sees 200,000 Android phones activated daily, up from 160,000 daily just a few months ago.
- Google is in talks with Verizon to pay for its sites to be faster, which would fly in the face of “net neutrality.”
- Apple says it will fix the massive security hole in iOS with the next software update.
- Acer unveiled a netbook that uses Android and Windows for the operating system.
- Facebook paid $40 million for important social network patents from Friendster.
- Google paid $228 million for Facebook apps maker Slide.
- Here’s a crazy stat: Global Equities Research analyst Trip Chowdhry says 70% of students going back to school are bringing Macs.
- Investors keep pumping money into Chinese video sites. Tudou announced a $50 million series E.
- RIM’s CEO says governments trying to ban BlackBerrys are just trying to score political scare points.
- Dish TV is planning on making its live satellite TV available on the iPad, iPhone, Android, Blackberry, etc. at no extra cost, save for an upgrade to your Dish box.
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