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5:20 AM ET, May 8, 2006

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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Share Your OPML  —  Share Your OPML, a new project founded by Dave Winer, is launching officially on Monday.  It is a self-described "commons for sharing outlines, feeds, and taxonomy."  It will gather a community of subscription lists and aggregate them in interesting and useful ways.
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Steve Rubel / Micro Persuasion:
Share Your OPML is a Killer Attention App  —  Like RSS and tagging, over the next several years OPML is going to become a core underlying technology for marketers in the conversation economy.  Let's de-geek it.  —  OPML, short for outline processor markup language, is basically an XML file organized in an outline format.
Saul Hansell / New York Times:
Yahoo Is Unleashing a New Way to Turn Ad Clicks Into Ka-Ching  —  When Yahoo finally switches on the new search-advertising software code-named Project Panama this summer, users of its search engine will hardly notice a difference.  But if Yahoo's project was worth the two years and tens …
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Richard Waters / MSNBC:
Yahoo unveils overhaul of online advertising  —  Yahoo will on Monday unveil a long-promised overhaul of its online advertising system, setting the stage for a showdown with Google and Microsoft in the race to dominate the fast-growing search engine advertising industry.
Tom Krazit / CNET News.com:
The second coming of Intel's Core Duo  —  Coming soon to a PC store near you: Core Duo, the sequel.  —  Intel has decided to borrow the sequential naming scheme it used for its famous Pentium brand and apply it to the new Core line of chips, the company is expected to announce Sunday.
Discussion: Neowin.net and TechSpot
Garett Rogers / Googling Google:
Give Google Health a test drive  —  We've been talking about it for over a month, and now you can now give Google Health a try before it is launched.  Visit http://64.233.167.99 (one of Google's datacenters) and search for anything health related.  —  The results page gives users the option …
buygoogle.com:
Google and the Paradox of Choice  —  In his book The Paradox of Choice, author Barry Schwartz says that contrary to conventional wisdom, giving people many choices is often bad for them:  — When presented with many choices, many people experience "choice paralysis" and do nothing …
Randall Stross / New York Times:
Someone Has to Pay for TV.  But Who?  And How?  —  THEY will take my remote control away only when they pry it from my cold, dead hands.  —  This thought followed my first reading of a patent application for a new kind of television set and digital video recorder recently filed by a unit …
Rob Pegoraro / Washington Post:
Turning a Miniature Into a Lightweight  —  Samsung's Q1 might seem like an impressive piece of laptop engineering — it weighs just under two pounds, light enough to carry around full-time.  —  But the company had to sacrifice a few things to reach that weight: a keyboard.  A CD or DVD drive.
mpogl.com:
A Tale in The Desert Preview  —  Deep in the heart of Egypt a great nation rising for the sands brings forth new life.  The people work the land to produce crops and building materials, learn new skills and share with others.  This is a place of piece and harmony; this is "A Tale in The Desert 3"
Discussion: Kotaku
Reuters:
China to have 60 million bloggers by end of 2006  —  BEIJING (Reuters) - Blogging is booming in China with the number of bloggers expected to hit 60 million by the end of this year.  —  China is the world's second-largest Internet market after the United States with more than 110 million users.
Akeya Dickson / Washington Post:
Kid-Friendly Search Engines Filter Content  —  It's not unheard of these days for a child doing online research for a school project to accidentally stumble into a porn site or someplace else that's too dicey for a parent's comfort level.  —  Between e-mail filters, parental controls and special software …
Read/WriteWeb:
List of Web 2.0 Lists  —  As a Web (2.0) consultant and analyst (about me), I track a variety of market segments and products.  Luckily for me, nowadays I don't have to do as much grunt work on gathering high level product data as I used to.  There are a plethora of product lists and data …
Shel Israel / Naked Conversations:
Global Neighborhoods Intervew: Tom Raftery  —  There are a few reasons why I asked Tom Raftery to be among the first people I interview for my new book.  First, he is my friend and he always has something either interesting or valuable to say.  Second, Ireland is among the most rapidly emerging countries …
Discussion: Scobleizer and Damien Mulley
Joanna Glasner / Wired News:
I'm the Blue Security Spammer  —  An anonymous spammer took credit on Friday for taking part in a campaign by hundreds of junk e-mailers to disable the websites of antispam firm Blue Security and affiliated internet companies.  —  In a message to Wired News, a writer claiming to be …
 
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Leslie Wayne / New York Times:
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Seth Schiesel / New York Times:
Welcome to the New Dollhouse  —  AROUND lunchtime one recent Sunday …
Discussion: TechBlog
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ODF Plug-ins and a Microsoft Promise of Cooperation
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France's Effort to Spawn a New Google
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