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The Morning Lowdown 08.31.10

»  Now you can train your Gmail: Google’s new tool “Priority Inbox” predicts which messages are likely to be most important to each Gmail user. [GigaOm]

»  Glenn Beck launched news and information site last night. With a “small scrappy staff,” the site, which some might compare to a conservative version of the Huffington Post, will be edited by Scott Baker, formerly of Breitbart TV and host of The B-Cast. [Mediaite]

»  A recent survey from Forrester Research says only one in 25 Americans have tried a location-based service. Some say privacy concerns are to blame, but the real problem could be that we’re just not quite technologically advanced enough. [VentureBeat]

»  Google (NSDQ: GOOG) officially announced the end of Google Wave, saying it will be available at least through the end of the year and that there will be ways to export data from the service. [Google Wave Blog]

»  Columbia Pictures has launched the official website for The Social Network. Arranged in a Facebook-like collage, the site offers photos, video, cast information, official synopsis and cast publicity stills. [Mashable]