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★ Marco Arment weighs in on the Twitter for iPhone Quick Bar

He writes: The Quick Bar isn’t offensive because we don’t want Twitter making money with ads, or because we object to changes in the interface. It’s offensive because it’s deeply bad, showing complete disregard for quality, product design, and user respect, and we’ve come to expect a lot more from Twitter. Two weeks ago, I …

★ Hey Motorola: Your Xoom commercials suck!

People don’t want to experience the future. They want to know what they can do with it. I’ll shape my own future and I severely doubt my future looks anything like what Motorola is is conveying in their ads. Just copy Apple’s commercial and you’d save some money for R&D. Motorola Xoom Commercial

★ AT&T Cracks Down on Unauthorized Tetherers

People who have jailbroken their iPhones in order to get tethering for free have started receiving notes from AT&T: Our records show that you use this capability, but are not subscribed to our tethering plan. and If we don’t hear from you, we’ll plan to automatically enroll you into DataPro 4GB afterMarch 27, 2011. The …

★ Bloomberg Tells us The History of Twitter [Video]

I’ve heard the story told again and again by half a dozen people who were there at the inception but this 25 minute special is worth a watch. Guest starring, my friend, Dom Sagolla. “Bloomberg Game Changers” profiles Twitter co-founders Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams and Biz Stone. This program features interviews with Twitter Chairman Jack …