A Fake Eric Schmidt And A Fake Mark Zuckerberg

By: Chris Crum - October 11, 2010

Michael Arrington of TechCrunch created a fake Facebook account for Google CEO Eric Schmidt, showing that Facebook probably needs to do more to verify users. I’m guessing that Schmidt still has access to more personal information on Arrington, however. 

On Saturday, Saturday Night Live ran a couple Facebook-related sketches – one, a Weekend Update interview with Mark Zuckerberg (played by Andy Samberg), the other, a sketch about a Facebook filter to hide stuff from your mom. Both are provided by Hulu:

Microsoft unveiled nine new devices today from a variety of manufacturers and carriers, that will feature its Windows Phone 7 operating system. There is plenty of speculation about how successful this will be. Engadget has provided a nice little roundup of noteworthy apps for Windows Phone 7.

TechCrunch reports that it’s probably going to be a while before Apple releases an iPhone that works on 4G networks. This appears to be unconfirmed speculation, but not without reason. 

The Unofficial Apple Weblog reports that Apple has been awarded a trademark for the phrase, "There’s an app for that". If only there could be a fine issued everytime it’s spoken aloud. 

Rapper Eminem’s publisher is trying to get money out of Apple for downloads of his music (via). The publisher has reportedly asked a US District Court judge in Detroit to enforce a $2.2 million settlement reached in a lawsuit against Apple.

Chris O’Brien at MecuryNews has an interesting piece about why cell phones may be more dangerous than you think. Along with the article itself, there are some interesting comments debating both sides of the argument. 

Chris Crum

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  • http://www.zahrawy.net/forum/member.php?u=54841 Carl Kyzar

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