A round-up of the companies, deals, and trends that made headlines.
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.
Early reviews of The Social Network, director David Fincher and screenwriter Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of Ben Mezrich's The Accidental Billionaires, has received rave reviews from Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Rolling Stone. "A mesmerizing, bewildering and infuriating protagonist makes this movie about Facebook's creation a must-see," wrote critic Kirk Honeycutt. (The Hollywood Reporter)
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|This country needs another financial crisis|
|U.K. can do more to boost economy: IMF|
|Stocks: Looking to Bernanke|
|Sony shares surge on spin off talk|