Today in Tech: Should Yahoo's board be fired next?

September 8, 2011: 3:30 AM ET

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* Om Malik over at GigaOm proposes that Yahoo's (YHOO) slow-moving board should ousted too, and offers up a few new board candidates. (GigaOm)

* AOL (AOL) execs have decided to fire TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington, though how they plan to do it remains unclear. The timing perhaps couldn't be worse given the tech blog's prominent TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco next week. (Fortune)

* Facebook's revenues doubled to $1.6 billion during the first half of 2011, while profits climbed to $500 million. (Reuters)

* HTC is suing Apple (AAPL) over the infringement of nine patents it bought from Google just last week. (Bloomberg)

* Google (GOOG) executive chairman Eric Schmidt revealed that the next major Android update, dubbed "Ice Cream Sandwich," will hit in either October or November. (Android and Me)

* Popular music-sharing startup Turntable.fm has an iPhone app in the works, and TechCrunch has the screenshots. (TechCrunch)

* A review of the new Droid Bionic. (This is my next)

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JP Mangalindan
JP Mangalindan
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JP Mangalindan is a San Francisco-based writer at Fortune, covering Silicon Valley. Since joining in 2010, he has written on a wide array of topics, from the turnaround of eBay to the evolution of net neutrality. A graduate of Fordham University, Mangalindan has also written for GQ, Popular Science, and Entertainment Weekly.

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