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Around the Web 9.12.08: Could the economy scrooge Apple; Korean company Googled

September 12, 2008 | 10:23 am

Steve Jobs

-- Apple may not be immune to the downturn. Silicon Alley Insider

-- Is your iPhone watching you? Wired

-- Om Malik talks to Skype CEO: Where's your iPhone application? GigaOm

-- Live blog on the features and fixes for the iPhone. Chicago Tribune

-- Google buys its first Korean company, founder of blogging platform elated: "We've been Googled." Web 2.0 Asia

-- Facebook faces backlash for profile redesign. Telegraph

-- Another tech birthday: Mr. Microchip turns 50. GigaOm

-- Big Fish Games raises $83.3 million. TechCrunch

-- Microsoft makes gains in games but Nintendo still dominates. Venture Beat

-- Arrington is a fan of the Seinfeld/Gates commercials promoting Vista for Microsoft ... not. TechCrunch

-- Cuil not so cool for Monier, search start-up's VP of product walks. TechCrunch

-- Seth MacFarlane is a hit on YouTube. Silicon Alley Insider

-- The Web gets emotional: Tired of Twitter? Tell the world how you are feeling. Mashable

-- T-Mobile will launch the BlackBerry 8120 in three new colors. Boy Genius Report

-- Dude, where's my app? So asks Mashable, which is missing a few favorites. Think Scrabulous. Mashable

-- United Nations is working on standards that would make users less anonymous on the Web. CNet

-- Ex-Intel worker accused in theft. Boston Globe

-- Jessica Guynn

Steve Jobs photo by Jeff Chiu / Associated Press