Today in Tech: Steve Jobs’ private memorial by JP Mangalindan @FortuneMagazine October 17, 2011, 7:47 AM EDT E-mail Tweet Facebook Google Plus Linkedin Share icons Fortune’s curated selection of newsworthy tech stories from the weekend. Sign up to get the round-up delivered to you every day. “I am not sure i agree that iPads are making music more accessible than ever. Before man kind had bongos and flutes and guitars and such, pretty accessible stuff.” — Bjork (Midem Blog) Source: Bobby Bank/WireImage * Steve Jobs was honored at a private memorial at Stanford University’s Memorial Church last night. In attendance: Google chief executive Larry Page, Rupert Murdoch, Al Gore, super angel Ron Conway, as well as Intuit board chairman Bill Campbell. (Silicon Valley Mercury News) * Is the iPhone 4S converting owners of rival smartphones? An informal survey conducted by Reuters indicates that might be the case. Also: a round-up of memorable quotes from the 4S’s onboard “intelligent assistant” Siri. (Reuters and Fortune) * How Amazon AMZN is convincing readers to ditch book publishers, starting with 122 books coming this fall that bypasses traditional publishing houses altogether. (The New York Times) * One Click author Richard L. Brandt on the rise of Amazon and CEO Jeff Bezos, the e-commerce site’s early days and its increasing use of early data. (The Wall Street Journal.) * TechCrunch speculates that Facebook ID cards could be in the works. (TechCrunch) * Time Inc. journalist-turned-Flipboard editorial chief Josh Quittner on how the news curation app is transforming the media landscape. (CNET) Don’t miss the latest tech news. Sign up now to get Today in Tech emailed each and every morning.