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Today in Tech: A peek at Amazon's new Kindle

September 6, 2011: 3:30 AM ET

Fortune's curated selection of the long weekend's most newsworthy tech stories from all over the Web. Sign up to get the newsletter delivered to you every day.

"I am TechCrunch and TechCrunch is me."
-- Michael Arrington (The New York Times)

* David Carr over at The New York Times looks at TechCrunch editor Michael Arrington's path to becoming a venture capitalist and how his latest move -- Crunch Fund -- further complicates TechCrunch's editorial credibility. (The New York Times)

* Meanwhile, TechCrunch writer MG Siegler got his hands on Amazon's upcoming 7-inch Kindle tablet, dubbed simply the "Amazon Kindle." For a mockup of the tablet and its Cover Flow-ish user interface, head over here. (TechCrunch)

* As if we needed any more evidence that casual gaming is a tour de force, GameStop (GMEreportedly told dealers at an annual trade show recently that it'll start carrying iPhones, iPods, and iPads in-store. The brick and mortar chain also started accepting trade-ins of Apple iOS devices for store credit. (9to5Mac)

* A peek at Apple's top designer, Jonathan "Jony" Ive. (San Jose Mercury News)

* Some of the issues Google (GOOG) faces with Android in its battle to stay the top smartphone platform provider. (The Next Web)

* Surprisingly, the most "Liked," commented on, and shared Facebook page ever does not belong to Justin Bieber but actually to the Jesus Daily, an inspirational page with 8.2 million fans who did 3.4 million interactions last week. (The New York Times)

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