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Around the Web 8.14.08: Ultimate Ears bought, Google stock intact, McCain tech policy due

August 14, 2008 | 10:40 am

-- Ultimate Ears, an Irvine company that makes earbuds, gets snapped up by Logitech for $34 million. Engadget

Ultimate_ears -- There won't be a Google stock split. So stop asking. Money & Co.

-- The first cellphone running Google's mobile operating system, Android, is expected within weeks. VentureBeat

-- Stay alert: Fake news bulletins are getting popular with spammers and phishers. Web Scout

-- John McCain's tech policy, due today: R&D good, Internet regulation bad. WSJ

-- A Washington court ruling is called a big win for open source. NYT

-- MySpace widens its U.S. lead over Facebook, while Facebook remains tops worldwide. Silicon Alley Insider

-- Authorities are looking for three men who hijacked a truck filled with electronics on a Long Beach onramp. LAT

-- Intel's new Remote Wake technology lets users fire up their computers remotely. WSJ

-- Chris Gaither

Photo: Ultimate Ears 5 earbuds. Credit: Ultimate Ears