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Around the Web 9.19.08: Mourning online, hacking Palin's e-mail and predicting the news

September 19, 2008 |  7:50 am
Gov. Sarah Palin

-- The Palin hack: Companies can gain a few lessons from the hacking of Gov. Sarah Palin's Yahoo e-mail account. USA Today

-- Mourning the Metrolink engineer: Some of the teenage train enthusiasts who are believed to have been text-messaging engineer Robert Sanchez minutes before the Chatsworth crash grieve for him online. LAT

-- App store rejects: Apple won't sell your iPhone game or productivity program? Sell it yourself. Silicon Alley Insider

-- The Electronic Frontier Foundation sues the U.S. over NSA surveillance program. CNet

-- Facebook and Islam: Young Muslims debate each other on the social network. LAT

-- Still singing: People are still buying music and iTunes is still important, says Warner Music's chief executive and chairman, Edgar Bronfman Jr. DMN

-- Twitter redesign: The micro-blogging site gets a cosmetic overhaul. Twitter

-- Job cuts: Nvidia, best known for making graphic chips for gaming enthusiasts, says it will cut 360 jobs, about 6.5% of its workforce. NYT

-- Predict the news: Scottish firm Hubdub partners with Reuters to do just that. VentureBeat

-- A bright sign: Oracle beats what's left of Wall Street and reports revenue up 18%. SiliconValley

-- Smart phones: A company shows off prototypes of brain-powered mobile phone applications. Tech-On

-- Michelle Quinn

Photo: Gov. Sarah Palin. Credit: Mike Roemer / Associated Press