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Today's eReads Updated: Microsoft CEO Says It Got Lucky, Gates To Testify

C Spire, the regional wireless operator formerly known as Cellular South, will be the fourth wireless operator to get the newest iPhone, gaining access to the popular smart phone before its larger rival T-Mobile USA, Reuters reports.

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said the company got lucky when its bid to buy Yahoo in 1998 was rejected, CNN reports.

Meanwhile, Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates may be called to testify at a hearing on an antitrust lawsuit filed against the software giant by Novell, according to PC Magazine.

Facebook plans to join Germany's top information technology trade association amid growing concern among its German users over the social networking site's privacy and security policies, the Associated Press reports.

Apple launched a tribute page to co-founder Steve Jobs where it has posted the million messages the company received after Jobs' death earlier this month, according to Computerworld.

For all of today's e-Reads, go to National Journal's Tech page.

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