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Around the Web 9.18.08: Yo, MSN and Google are in the house, Zuck's got bling and Palin e-mail hacked

September 18, 2008 |  9:05 am

Search engine rappers-- We kid you not: It's a battle of the search-engine rappers. Telegraph

-- Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is really rich. So says  Forbes. All Facebook

-- Has Facebook brought back Beacon, the online tool that let it track your purchases and activities on other websites? TechCrunch

-- Stanford offers free online computer-science and robotics courses. DeviceGuru

-- Apple gives you everything you want and even what you don't want. Ed Bott's Windows Expertise

-- Will federal lawsuits make it so we have to be careful where we link? Ars Technica

-- Android phone to show off Google brand. WSJ

-- BillShrink helps you save money on your credit cards. Venture Beat

-- Toshiba goes smaller and cheaper. The Register

-- Sarah Palin's Yahoo e-mail account hacked. Gawker

-- Software spots spin in politicos' speeches. New Scientist

-- Putting a price on how much you download. NYT

-- No blogging, Twittering for this journalism student. MediaShift

-- Yahoo testing new home page. TechCrunch

-- Amazon launches new content delivery network. GigaOm

-- Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg steal Silicon Alley Insider's managing editor, Peter Kafka. Silicon Alley Insider

-- Jessica Guynn

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