This week's top story was Wikileaks' call for Sarah Palin's arrest. It was a story that showed how linked two seemingly unrelated topics are: a national tragedy - the attempted assassination of Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords - and the ongoing international Wikileaks saga. The news that Foursquare will host a hack day was our top location story. In real-time Web news, Topsy launched publisher-friendly Twitter widgets. And for those iPhone users depressed over this week's Verizon news, Audrey Watters reported that personal Wi-Fi hotspots are reportedly coming to all iPhones. Read on for more top stories.

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