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Around the Web 7.24.08: Microsoft fumbles, Facebook connects, hackers target Google, Apple

July 24, 2008 |  9:43 am

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer-- Who's next in line to run Microsoft's struggling online business? Go ask Steve Ballmer (pictured right) -- or not. Boomtown

-- AdMob has got mobile advertising down. TechCrunch

-- Opposing Views gives people something to talk about. CNet

-- Analyst says Apple's success has attracted hackers. Times Online

-- Google's Blogger hosts 2% of the world's malware. PC Pro

-- Twitter tries to improve service, outrages users -- again. ReadWriteWeb

-- Will the real video Twitter please stand up? TechCrunch

-- Nintendo says Wii limited storage issue is a mainstream problem. MTV

-- Om Malik explains why Facebook Connect matters. Gigaom

-- Or is Facebook just a fad? Mashable

-- Zuckerberg: We don't need no stinkin' revenue. Silicon Alley Insider

-- Nokia and Qualcomm end patent war. Engadget

-- Jessica Guynn

Photo: Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer. Credit: Kay Nietfeld / EPA