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* Is social media sensation Pinterest the next Facebook? (Fortune)
* The 12 greatest entrepreneurs of our time, including Steve Jobs and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. (Fortune)
* Downloads of iPhoto for Apple's (AAPL) new iPad hit 1 million in just 10 days. Meanwhile, the new iPad may be "resolutionary" with its Retina display, but may create some unique problems when it comes to surfing the Web. (The Loop and The New York Times)
* According to security startup Lookout, Americans lose $30 billion worth of smartphones a year. (Read Write Web)
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Today Apple launched its long-awaited Mac App Store, a desktop version of the popular marketplace that iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad owners already use to download mobile apps.
To access the new App Store, Mac desktop users need to download Mac OS X update 10.6.6. Afterwards, the App store icon appears in your dock, and once you enter and browse, they'll find it works similarly to the iOS app store, asking MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Jan 6, 2011 6:10 PM ET
The update also has some bug fixes as well as some great new functionality and is available for Mac and PC.
Google (GOOG) has been busy upgrading its cross platform photo editing and library application. I like Picasa because it not only works on a Mac or PC (and syncs to both), it also syncs to the web so that my photos don't die if my computer does. Picasa also syncs with MORESeth Weintraub - Aug 18, 2010 12:18 PM ET
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