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SiliconMorning: Reactions to Search, Plus Your World, Slow PC Sales, Cut the Rope (1/11)

Even though CES remains in full swing in Vegas, Google monopolized the attention of the tech news world on Tuesday with the announcement of its updated personalized search algorithm. The reactions so far have been relatively negative, as many have the impression that Google is just trying to push Google+ with this update. Google vehemently…

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Catching Up: This Weekend’s Must-Read Tech Stories

Weekends tend to be rather slow when it comes to tech news, but thanks to the launch of Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs, even those sites that usually don’t cover Apple news in detail kept pumping out stories as more and more details from the book leaked before today’s release date. The book, in its various e-Book and hardcover editions currently dominates Amazon’s sales charts, just as it dominated the tech news over the weekend. Having read about a quarter through the book by now, I have to say that it’s definitely worth a read – not just for the insights into Jobs’ life and thoughts, but also because it’s a fascinating history of Silicon Valley and the players that made it what it is today.

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Catching Up: Today’s Must-Read Tech Stories

Every day, we compile a list with the most interesting and thought-provoking tech stories published over the last 24 hours. Today’s Headlines: Delicious Disasters, Apple vs. Pystar, Project Spartan and Why The NYTimes Won’t Use Facebook’s “Frictionless Sharing” To read these stories (which we curate with the help of Pearltress), just click on any headline in the embed…