Chatroulette Calls Upon the Power of Napster

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Marshall Kirkpatrick at ReadWriteWeb reports that Sean Parker (of Napster and Facebook fame) announced from Techonomy that he's working with ChatRoulette. This is particularly interesting, as TechCrunch reported in June that Shawn Fanning (also of Napster fame) was advising Chatroulette.

PatentlyApple looks at a new patent application from Apple for a "smart bike". They liken the concept to Apple's Nike + iPod system for runners "except for cyclists."

Reuters reports on words from Yoko Ono this week indicating that you won't be seeing Beatles songs on iTunes anytime soon.

PocketNow has a photo of what appears to be Windows Phone 7 running on an ASUS device. The photo apparently comes from Pakistan.

There's an interesting article at The Register claiming that private browsing modes in the four biggest browsers often fail. This is based on a research paper that is scheduled to be presented at the Usenix Security Symposium next week.

This week, RIM unveiled the BlackBerry Torch. Now has a teardown of the device available for you to check out (with lots of photos).

Google announced that the Maryland Education Enterprise Consortium will make Google Aps for Education avaiable to 1.4 million students in the state. This is the fourth state to "go Google".

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