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This article was published on March 21, 2011

    TNW Weekend Roundup: All of the weekend’s biggest stories

    TNW Weekend Roundup: All of the weekend’s biggest stories
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    If you didn’t have the opportunity to catch up on your daily fix of technology news over the weekend, the TNW Weekend Roundup will bring you quickly up to speed with what happened on Saturday and Sunday, linking you to the most popular and discussed stories here on The Next Web:

    Amazon Appstore Reportedly Launching March 22

    Internet retail behemoth Amazon is set to launch its third-party Android apps marketplace on March 22, a source has revealed to Wired.

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    Ethics and a fool and his money

    Some people say we all have a moral obligation to seperate fools from their money. That is nonsense of course. But how far would you go to protect a fool from losing his money? Especially if you are the person who he could be losing it to?

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    BBC News tries adding reader comments to stories, but should it bother?

    After having trialled it on a small number of stories in recent months, the BBC is set to roll out in-article commenting on its website, but in a very ‘BBC’ way.

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    Security hole spotted in Tumblr

    Over the weekend, a gaping security hole in Tumblr was found, which exposed more than 748 lines of sensitive configuration information out into the open.

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    In Defense of Digg and Internet Evolution

    Last week, Digg founder Kevin Rose announced he was stepping down from his position at the company. Many see it as the end of Digg, but we disagree.

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    Facebook acquires Snaptu. Set to bring more advanced apps to almost every phone

    Facebook acquired Israeli mobile apps company Snaptu for a reported $70 million yesterday. The company’s likely to help Facebook roll out Facebook apps to virtually any mobile phone.

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    AT&T to Acquire T-Mobile USA For $39 Billion

    AT&T and Deutsche Telekom have agreed the sale of T-Mobile USA for $39 billion in cash and stocks. The combined customer base of the telecoms giant will be 130 million users, over 40% of the US population.

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