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Around the Web 8.28.08: Rough times at Apple, Facebook movie suggestions, Yahoo's Nebraska ambitions

August 28, 2008 |  9:17 am

Steve Jobs-- Bloomberg greatly exaggerates rumors of Steve Jobs' death. Gawker

-- Fearing a decline in music sales, more record companies are steering clear of iTunes. WSJ

-- Rough times all around in Cupertino, Calif., better known as home to Apple. ZDNet

-- Forget all those other ads. YouTube hands over its home page to advertisers. Silicon Alley Insider

-- Yahoo is eying a Nebraska town for expansion. AP

-- What will software makers do now? Consumers are paying geeks to remove preloaded programs from their computers. NYT

-- Open source advocates sue Quebec for buying Microsoft software. CBC News

-- Technology helps baby boomers stay home and independent. NYT

-- Sony says that when it comes to services on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Portable, the ideal price for consumers is free. gamesindustry.biz 

-- And now Sony has introduced the thinnest Walkman ever (it's Steve Jobs iPhone thin!). Gizmodo

-- A U.K. band says it relies on piracy. Techdirt

-- Casting ideas for Facebook the movie are starting to roll in. bringing nothing to the party

-- Jessica Guynn

Photo: Paul Sakuma / Associated Press

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