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Today's e-Reads: NASA Probe Curiosity Lands on Mars

August 6, 2012

NASA's wheeled space probe Curiosity lands on Mars, and begins transmitting images of the planet's surface, Reuters reports.

CNET examines the technology it took to land the Curiosity rover on Mars.

By going to trial to defend its patents, Apple may pull back the curtain on some of its secrets, The New York Times reports.

Sen. Al Franken told the Verge that AT&T would be violating network neutrality if it imposed additional charges on users of the iPhone video communications service FaceTime.

Reuters says its Twitter account was hacked.

The Washington Post profiles a "refugee" from Facebook and the social media life.

China's big telecom equipment manufacturers face security concerns from big customers in the West, the Economist reports.

Twitter sees an uptick in signups amid the mini-scandal that developed when it banned a reporter for criticizing NBC's Olympics coverage, TechCrunch reports.

Apple is looking to acquire the social commerce network the Fancy, according to the Business Insider.

Nokia faces marketing headwinds, as AT&T stores aren't spotlighting its new Android-based Lumia handsets, Bloomberg reports.

Social gaming company Zynga wrestles with its mobile strategy as its share price tumbles, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Consumer-facing websites like Zillow and Groupon increasingly are courting enterprise users, The New York Times reports.

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