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* Google (GOOG) is reportedly developing a competitor to the popular curated news app, Flipboard, with a project dubbed "Propeller." Sources tell Robert Scoble that it's "mind-blowing good." (All Things D and Robert Scoble via Google +)
* BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIMM) reported lower-than-expected revenues and profits for its latest quarter, telling analysts it expects challenges to continue. Most notable: the company only shipped 200,000 units of its touted PlayBook tablet, significantly less than estimates of between 600,000 and 700,000. (The is my next and Business Insider)
* Why great social networks steal. (Slate)
* TechCrunch founder and ex-AOL employee Mike Arrington plans to start a new blog about startups and journalism. He won't be hiring other writers. (The Wall Street Journal)
* Did Box.net spurn a $500 million acquisition bid? (VentureBeat)
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By Yi-Wyn Yen
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. - Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference kicked off Monday night with sharp-tongued bloggers ripping into each other and the companies they cover.
Moderator and Fortune senior writer Adam Lashinsky discussed the competitiveness of the blogosphere with Om Malik of Gigaom.com, Kara Swisher of the Wall Street Journal's (NWS) AllThingsD.com, and Robert Scoble of Scobleizer.com. He asked the trio what made their sites unique, which quickly devolved into MOREyiwyn - Jul 22, 2008 1:51 AM ET
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