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Around the Web 9.9.2008: Firefighter tech support, Apple music event, Google TV commercials

September 9, 2008 |  9:47 am

-- Apple holds a press conference at 10 a.m. to discuss a music-related product (most likely new iPods, maybe a new version of iTunes). We'll be there, of course, so check back for our coverage. The big question is, Will Steve Jobs show up? Mercury News

-- Digital TV converter box not working? Send in the fire department! LAT

-- Google will broker TV commercials for some of NBC Universal's cable channels.  LAT

-- And it will add a bunch more newspapers to its searchable digital archives. NYT

-- Google's growing advertising power is making government regulators think twice. The Justice Department has reportedly hired a top litigator to consider an antitrust challenge. WSJ

-- Ten things missing from the Chrome browser. CNet

-- Haggle for concert tickets, online, through Zigabid. LAT

-- Justice isn't for sale, a federal judge says as he rejects the plea deal that would have sentenced Broadcom founder Henry Samueli to probation for lying to regulators. He suggested that Samueli deserves to go to prison. LAT

-- Human error compounds computer error, causing United Airlines parent UAL Corp. shares to plunge after a 6-year-old bankruptcy story resurfaced on Tribune Co. websites. LAT

-- Now being auctioned on EBay: JetBlue flights. LAT

-- Chris Gaither

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