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Paul Boutin / Engadget:
Live from Yahoo's keynote  —  8:55am Terry Semel should be out in a fewminutes (right after the ubiquitous Gary Shapiro, of course.)  The guys behind us are arguing whether or not Yahoois a Web 2.0 company.  No wait, they're trying to figure out what a "Web 2.0 company" is.
Burt Helm / Business Week:
Yahoo on Your Phone, TV, PC...
San Francisco Chronicle:   CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW 2006
Paul Boutin / Engadget:
Live coverage of Google Keynote with Robin Williams  —  Robin Williams to Larry Page during Q&A: "Hit 'em again, Mensa-boy, it's your turn."  —  Theentire event is after the jump ...  Thehottest ticket in town.  —  3:54pm It's insane here at the Las Vegas Hilton.
NBA Introduces Current Season Games for the First-Time on the Web  —  Google Video Store To Show News and Historical Videos from ITN, Charlie Rose Interviews; New Titles Will Be Added Everyday  —  LAS VEGAS, NV - Jan. 6, 2006 - Live from the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Google Inc. …
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Watch Blog:
Yahoo Go Puts Yahoo Services Into Cell Phones, TV & PCs  —  Yahoo has launched Yahoo Go (link via PaidContent), a suite of products designed to let people reach information whether they're on their PCs, phones or using TV.  The suite will be formally announced by Yahoo CEO Terry Semel at CES keynote today
Rali /
Yahoo To Launch Go Intiative; Mobile, Connected TVs & Desktop Access [by rafat] : Yahoo is making its biggest bet yet outside its website: at CES, it is launching what it calls Yahoo Go (the site should go live here later), a series of mobile and connected TV-PC intiatives.
Yahoo! Go - A Portal That Spans Devices  —  Yahoo! Go is being advertised as "a new suite of products and services for your PC, mobile phone and even your TV".  The main aim is to enable people to connect with their content (e.g. email, photos, music) across a range of devices.
Andy Abramson / VoIP Watch:
Clinton in Redmond..Is Ballmer Stepping Aside  —  There are some rumors circulating that Steve Ballmer is about to step aside at Microsoft as its day to day operations head to make room for another president.  Ken and I reported on this on KenRadio's World Technology Roundup earlier today.
Robert X. Cringely /
A Commercial Runs Through It  —  Google's Grand Plan to Take Over TV Advertising  —  My 2006 predictions column has to be delayed until next week, not because I have no predictions, but because there is so much speculation and mis-information swirling around about Google and the Consumer Electronics Show …
Technology News:
Microsoft Shuts Blog's Site After Complaints by Beijing  —  BEIJING, Jan. 5 - Microsoft has shut the blog site of a well-known Chinese blogger who uses its MSN online service in China after he discussed a high-profile newspaper strike that broke out here one week ago.
Guy Kawasaki / Let the Good Times Roll:
The Top Ten Lies of Venture Capitalists  —  Venture capitalists are simple people: we've either decided to invest, and we are convincing ourselves that our gut is right (aka, "due diligence") or there's not a chance in hell.  While we may be simple, we're not necessarily forthcoming …
Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
Smart Sprint's unadvertisement  —  I got email out of nowhere from Sprint telling me that they'd read my blog and wanted to offer me a chance to use a new, high-speed phone free for six months.  The email said: … The email and the terms and conditions ask to receive feedback but do not require it.
Ars Technica:
Fox to sell shows before they air  —  News Corp.'s Fox Entertainment Group has worked a deal with its sister company DirecTV to offer shows on demand, but this arrangement is something different from what you've come to expect.  The deal involves the FOX network as well as its cable/satellite FX channel …
Michael Chorost / Wired News:
My Bionic Quest for Boléro  —  He's been haunted by Ravel's masterpiece since he lost his hearing.  A deaf man's pursuit of the perfect audio upgrade.  —  With one listen, I was hooked.  I was a 15-year-old suburban New Jersey nerd, racked with teenage lust but too timid to ask for a date.
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