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Yahoo and Upcoming, Sitting In A Tree  —  Two years ago, I launched and announced it to the world.  Today, along with my partners Gordon Luk and Leonard Lin, I'm unbelievably proud to announce that is now a member of the Yahoo! family.  —  I've always had a warm and fuzzy feeling about Yahoo.
Yahoo! Search blog:
What's Upcoming at Yahoo! Local  —  As readers of the Yahoo! Search blog know, our vision is a far-reaching one — to enable people to find, use, share, and expand all human knowledge.  —  Events are a particularly exciting area of human knowledge — chock full of rich local, social, and temporal data.
¿Y!  Tu? (aka Holy Schmoly, aka Leeerrooooy Jeeenkinns)  —  (links filled as they come, check out the upcoming update, refresh css)  —  It seems like the cool thing for all my friends to do these days is to announce that they're now working for Yahoo! I think you know where this is heading …
Discussion: ben barren
Getluky /
Yahoo! Acquires  —  Today marks the day that Yahoo! has officially acquired  Here's the official announcement, which covers the basics: … Tackling the tricky problems behind events is a worthy challenge.  Many sites make an attempt to be a calendar on the Internet …
Discussion: pc4media and ben barren
Ed Bott / Ed Bott's Windows Expertise:
Single-play DVDs?  It's a hoax  —  On the Internet, a hoax can spread just as fast as a genuine news story.  That's the lesson from the bogus story published in an obscure UK business magazine yesterday that claimed Microsoft is about to unleash a new single-play DVD format.
NewsGator acquires NetNewsWire  —  It's true!  NewsGator has acquired NetNewsWire and hired me as a product architect!  There's a press release and a Q&A page that go into more detail.  —  You can also read what my co-workers Greg Reinacker and Nick Bradbury have to say.
Kasper Jade /
Apple planning launch of video iPod  —  Apple Computer has begun production of a new version of its iPod digital music player that will be capable of playing videos, AppleInsider has learned.  —  Reliable sources believe the iPod could be introduced as early as next week …
Mary Jo Foley /
'GoogleOffice': A Microsoft Office Killer?  —  If 'GoogleOffice' ever materializes, it won't be going head-to-head with Microsoft Office.  Instead, expect some new MSN services in the pipeline to emerge as Redmond's secret weapons.  —  To hear Sun, Google and the Anything But Microsoft campers tell it …
Microsoft FAT Patents Get Thumbs Down  —  Updated: The USPTO has rejected two key patent applications around FAT, but Microsoft still believes it has a good chance of triumphing.  Open-source vendors are holding their breath.  —  The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has rejected …
Dave Winer / Dave Winer's RSS Weblog:
Editorial: Ning harkens back to 1999  —  Here's the scene.  Team of famous entrepreneurs raises a huge pile of VC, with a very vague idea what the product will be.  They have a series of off-sites and put up lists of "ideas" on flipcharts.  The ideas are actually products that other people came up with and sold to Yahoo or Microsoft.
Sprint Nextel Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit  —  Sprint Nextel Files Lawsuit Against Vonage, Voiceglo and for Infringing Seven Patents  —  Media Contact:  —  Debra Peterson, 913-794-3765  —  Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE: S) today announced one of its subsidiaries filed …
Pamela Parker / ClickZ:
A Fashionable New Blog Network  —  Glam Media is expected today to unveil a fashion blog network, allowing the media and e-commerce player to offer advertising packages that combine and blog inventory.  —  It's the first significant move by the Silicon Valley media start-up, which just launched last month.
Phoenix / Search Engine Roundtable:
Save Jeeves!  Pask Ask Employee Speaks Out  —  Save Jeeves, so says a very concerned blogger!  It appears one of the past employees of Ask are getting up in arms about the decision from Ask/IAC to sack the butler.  He apparently has a following that is voicing their dismay at loosing him eventually.

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