Today in Tech: Steve Jobs' last words

October 31, 2011: 3:30 AM ET

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"Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow." -- Steve Jobs' final words (The New York Times)

* Mark Zuckerberg offered a candid interview with Y Combinator, mentioning that he might have one or two regrets. "In Silicon Valley, you get this feeling that you have to be out here," he said. "But it's not the only place to be. If I were starting now, I would have stayed in Boston. [Silicon Valley] is a little short-term focused and that bothers me." (TechCrunch)

* Walter Isaacson on why Bill Gates is smart, but Jobs was a genius. (The New York Times)

* Zynga CEO Mark Pincus revealed that he spent much of 2007 trying -- and failing -- to buy tech web site CNET. (Forbes)

* How Nokia (NOK) will help sell Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 operating system. (Ars Technica)

* Two Flipboard competitors, Yahoo's Livestand and Google's Propeller, could launch some time this week. (All Things D)

* How rode the dying newspaper business to a $1 billion valuation. (Business Insider)

* Spotify hired away Jared Grusd, AOL's SVP of business development and chief of strategy. His role with the new company is still unclear. (All Things D)

* Why digital medical records could save your life. (Mashable)

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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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