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Around the Web 9.2.08: Twittered thrillers, broadband price war and Google big brother

September 2, 2008 | 10:24 am


-- Kindle is so 2008. Literature 2.0 will come via "Twiller." NYT

-- Don't quit the day job just yet. TwittAd lets writers collect money from ads on their Twitter page, but the model has flaws. TechCrunch

-- Facebook makes millions from selling useless "gifts," according to venture capitalists. Valleywag

-- Telcos call in price war to compete with cable companies for broadband customers. WSJ

-- We love typewriters, and not just because we're old school. Check out these snazzy, Sci-Fi sculptures. Wired

-- Sony to sell Bluetooth headset for use with upcoming PlayStation 3 games, including SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confrontation. Bonus feature: It will work with cellphones, too. Engadget

-- Google petition to open television airwaves to increase broadband access gathered 15,000 signatures. Ars Technica

-- Google adds face recognition to Picasa photo editing software. Hello, Homeland Security? CNet

-- Alex Pham

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