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Around the Web 10.30.08: Advice for those feeling down in Silicon Valley

October 30, 2008 |  8:40 am

Venture capitalist John Doerr-- Famed venture capitalist John Doerr advises start-ups on how to survive the downturn. Boomtown

-- Successful entrepreneurs add their two cents. VentureBeat

-- Hewlett-Packard is considering selling netbooks (stripped down computers designed for Web surfing) more cheaply to people who sign up for wireless contracts. WSJ

-- Free Wi-Fi at AT&T hot spots for iPhone owners. VentureBeat

-- The fastest-growing group of iPhone users is lower-income people.  Wired

-- Motorola says no Google phones until Christmas 2009. Silicon Alley Insider

-- AOL follows trend to open up to other services. CNet

-- CurrentTV plans to make election night social with Twitter and Digg. Mashable

-- Beatles license songs to Viacom's video game unit. WSJ

-- Time magazine names 23andMe genetic testing service the best invention of 2008. Time

-- Coming soon: Flexible 125-inch plasma TV. PC World

-- Who is the Oprah of social media? The Seamless Brand

-- And now for your moment of LOLdog zen. JPG Magazine

-- Jessica Guynn

Photo: John Doerr. Credit: Bizuayehu Tesfaye / Bloomberg News

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