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Today in Tech

November 9, 2010: 6:00 AM ET

Every day, the Fortune staff spends hours poring over tech stories, posts, and reviews from all over the Web to keep tabs on the companies that matter. We've assembled the day's most newsworthy bits below.

  • Oracle reportedly hired private detectives to locate new HP CEO Leo Apotheker. Apotheker's former company, SAP, had recently admitted to stealing software from Oracle via its retired TomorrowNow subsidiary. (ITWorld)
  • Amazon is extending the 70% retail royalty cut to magazine and newspaper publishers as well, so long as the publishers offer their content to every applicable Kindle-supporting country and Kindle app. (electronista)
  • In a recent interview, Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch took Apple to task over its complaints that Flash is a power-hungry feature. "When you're displaying content, any technology will use more power to display, versus not displaying content, he said. "If you used HTML5, for example, to display advertisements, that would use as much or more processing power than what Flash uses." (Fast Company) More
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