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Around the Web 11.24.08: Web vigilantes, Twitter-Facebook talks, blog overload

November 24, 2008 |  8:49 am

China Internet cafe

-- HDTVs are expected to hit bargain-basement prices this year. LAT

-- Are you suffering from blog overload? Time

-- The human flesh search engine -- a mass of Internet vigilantes -- takes root in China. LAT

-- Vote on your favorite choice for Yahoo CEO. Silicon Alley Insider

-- GPS gumshoes: Global position system data is emerging as a crime-fighting tool. LAT

-- The National Football League in 3-D: As part of an experiment, some L.A. theaters will show the San Diego Chargers versus the Oakland Raiders in the format. WSJ

-- Not that Windows Live Search isn't a charming name, but Microsoft is considering other monikers for its search engine. How does "Kumo" roll off the tongue? TechCrunch

-- Russian anti-virus company Kaspersky Lab is tackling the U.S. market by fighting new threats in new ways. USA Today

-- Sony's Crackle video site, gets the Groundlings comedy troupe and other new material. TechCrunch

-- Twitter reportedly turned down a $500-million buyout offer from Facebook. BoomTown

-- No money for IT: More companies are planning to cut back on tech spending in the first quarter than since the depths of the dot-com bust. WSJ

-- Random House is releasing thousands of titles as e-books. AP via Yahoo

-- Chris Gaither

Photo: An Internet cafe in Shanghai. Credit: Qilai Shen / Bloomberg News

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