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Around the Web 5.13.09: Intel gets fined, Verizon dumps phone lines, Twitter changes reply system

May 13, 2009 |  8:53 am

Intel gets slapped with a record fine. Credit: Axel Buhrmann via Flickr

-- European regulators fine Intel $1.45 billion for trying to discourage customers from working with competitor AMD. LAT

-- AT&T speaks on its decision to remove 3G streaming capability from the iPhone SlingPlayer app. Engadget

-- Verizon sells 15% of its residential and small business phone lines to Frontier so it can focus on bigger cities. Silicon Alley Insider

-- Women's blog network BlogHer raises $7 million despite difficult times for fundraising. PaidContent

-- Google unveils new features at a big event it calls Searchology. LAT

-- After Kanye West complains, Twitter removes a fake account under his name. Silicon Alley Insider

-- France adopts a plan to kick people off the Internet if they are found to pirate content three times. NYT

-- Twitter changes its reply system after new users are confused. TechCrunch

-- Our obsession with gadgets could triple the world's electronic bills in the next two decades. Silicon Alley Insider

-- Love the Star Trek movie? Check out where parts were filmed in these exotic California locations. Wired

-- Alana Semuels