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Around the Web 4.22.09: AT&T profit slips, the storm of gay marriage videos online

April 22, 2009 |  8:08 am

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Gavin Newsom wants to be governor. Credit: Josh Thompson via Flickr.

-- AT&T first-quarter profit slips, but it activates 1.6 million iPhones and beats analyst expectations. AppleInsider

-- Photo-sharing site Flickr introduces a facial recognition service. CNet

-- Yahoo posts a drop in profit and plans to cut jobs. Again. LAT

-- Wouldn’t opera be better if it was compressed into 140 characters? A Twitter contest to sum up great works takes the idea and runs with it. Culture Monster

-- San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom throws his hat into the gubernatorial ring. LAT

-- Why Hollywood doesn’t have an iTunes for its own movies. Big Picture

-- Weak AMD earnings indicate the company still needs to turn itself around. Ars Technica

-- Google's new profiles tool gives you a wee bit of control over what people see when they search for you. USA Today

-- A video portal for PBS lets you watch its shows online. "Antiques Roadshow," meet the Internet? LAT

-- Broadcom makes an unsolicited bidfor nearby chip-maker Emulex. LAT

-- Anti-gay marriage and spoof anti-gay marriage videosare gathering on YouTube like, well, a storm. AllThingsD

-- The Kindle costs $189 to build, says iSuppli. So why does it cost more than $300? Engadget

-- Alana Semuels


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