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Around the Web 9.11.08: Apple settles shareholder suit, CrackBerries get even more useful

September 11, 2008 | 10:13 am

Peek -- Another reason to call it a “CrackBerry”: now you can program your TiVo from your BlackBerry. CNET

-- Not quite a BlackBerry: Peek’s e-mail pager is for people who "fear" smartphones. They bite, you know. AP

--The 10 best products from TechCrunch and DemoFall and their chances of succeeding. CNET

-- As L.A. company CyFi is finding at wireless event CTIA, it can be hard to stand out from the pack, especially if you're a device for mobile phones. LAT

-- Yahoo is trying to shine in the mobile market so everyone forgets it is lagging behind Google on the Internet. SF Gate

-- Just when you thought nothing could be more exciting than "The Real World," HP and MTV produce a reality show about people making art on computers. NYT

-- Steve Jobs and Apple executives settle shareholder backdating lawsuits for $14 million. Engadget

-- Do people still use AOL because it reminds them of better days? NYT

-- An administrator of a BitTorrent tracker who pleaded "not guilty" gets 18 months in jail. TorrentFreak

-- Have an inspirational, funny, ironic, tongue-in-cheek or just plain mean idea for a political T-shirt? Someone else probably already thought of it on Zazzle. Web Scout

-- Alana Semuels

Photo: Peek, an e-mail pager, hits Target stores next week. Credit: Mark Lennihan / Associated Press

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