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- Jobs' love of facebook

Posted by Erick Schonfeld

techcrunch.com

24 October - The 60 Minutes interview with Steve Jobs' biographer Walter Isaacson is up on the web, but one of the most interesting parts is an outtake where Jobs talked about his rivals. While Jobs was withering of Google and Microsoft, he expressed respect for Facebook and founder Mark Zuckerberg: 'We talk about social networks in the plural, but I don't see anybody other than Facebook out there. I admire Mark Zuckerberg for not selling out, for wanting to make a company ...'

- A rival to lovefilm

Posted by Amar Toor

engadget.com

24 October - It looks like Netflix's rumoured UK launch was a lot more than just a rumour. Today, the company announced that it will indeed expand to the UK and Ireland 'in early 2012', promising to offer unlimited streaming on PCs, tablets and mobile devices at a 'low monthly subscription price'. Whether its foray into the UK can loosen LoveFilm's grip on the domestic market remains to be seen ...

- The next xbox

Posted by Darren Allan

techwatch.co.uk

24 October - At the beginning of the month we heard the next-gen Xbox of X720 would be out in 2013. Games development for the console is certainly under way, and as we've previously reported, work has allegedly been started on Forza 5, Fable 4, Alan Wake 2 and Saints Row 4. Sony is working on the PS4. It'll likely be a 2014 launch ...

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