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"Apple has never done so and has no plans to ever do so."
--Apple on reports that it's tracking iPhone and 3G iPad users (Fortune)
- All Things D has the skinny from Apple Senior Vice President Phil Schiller on why the white iPhone 4 took so darned long to hit shelves. (All Things D)
- A group of unnamed Facebook investors want to sell off $1 billion worth of shares on the secondary market, valuing the social networking champ at $70 billion. Any takers? (Reuters)
- Why the social graph and credits will quickly become Facebook's most potent "Deals" weapons. (GigaOm)
- Social bookmarking site Delicious, acquired by Yahoo in 2005, was sold off to YouTube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, who plan to integrate it into a new, enigmatic start-up called Avos. (VentureBeat)
- About that PlayStation Network breach, there's good news and bad news for the 77 million or so affected users. First, the good: Your credit card data was apparently safe thanks to encryption. The bad: Pretty much everything else -- user names, passwords, birth dates, and home address -- wasn't. That's probably why one user has already filed a lawsuit against Sony. (The Register and CNET)