Today in Tech: Sony predicts another big sales loss

November 2, 2011: 10:55 AM ET

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* Sony (SNEpredicts a $1.2 billion annual loss and slashed sales targets for TVs, personal computers, compact cameras, and Blu-ray players. (Bloomberg)

* Colleague Scott Olster on how the race for education tech is heating up. (Fortune)

Apple customers will soon be able to order products online and pick them up in-store 12 minutes later.

* Apple (AAPL) will reportedly release a new store app that will, among other things, allow customers to order products online and pick them up at a nearby store 12 minutes after the purchase. (Boy Genius Report)

* Possibly the longest interview nonstop interview Steve Jobs ever gave. (Fortune)

* Former Myspace music president Courtney Holt has a new gig as COO of Maker Studios, a company largely geared towards making and distributing original Internet-only videos. (Brew and All Things D)

* AOL's (AOL) third quarter earnings may beat Wall Street estimates when announced later today. (All Things D)

* Twitter introduced "Twitter Stories," essentially users testimonials, where users can share how and why they use the social network. (NBC Bay Area)

* Why venture capitalists should be startup CEOs. (Steve Blank)

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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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