Check out Mini-Techmeme for simple mobiles or Techmeme Mobile for modern smartphones.
9:40 PM ET, May 31, 2006

Techmeme

 Top Items: 
Yuki Noguchi / Washington Post:
Vonage Customers Irked as Stock Deal Hits a Snag  —  Firm Says It Won't Charge Buyers for Botched Trades  —  Vonage Holdings Inc. hoped to show its Internet telephone customers how much it valued them by making many eligible to buy shares in the company's public offering last week.
RELATED ITEMS:
New York Times:
Vonage Moves to Reassure Nervous Investors  —  Vonage, tarred by a disastrous initial public offering last week, is scrambling to reassure investors.  The company, which provides Internet phone service, said yesterday that it would reimburse the bankers who handled the sale if any Vonage customers refused …
John Paczkowski / Good Morning Silicon Valley:
Hello, you've reached Vonage Investor Relations; please leave a message (Mailbox full)  —  It was supposed to be one of the hottest initial public offerings of the year, but like so much in the company's history, Vonage's IPO was more stumble than soar (see "Sure, I remember Vonage ... what'd they do again?").
Om Malik / GigaOM:   Vonage IPO and Very Angry Customers
Inside AdSense Team / Inside AdSense:
Introducing the AdSense API beta  —  If you're a web developer or host, now you can generate more revenue and improve your service with the new AdSense API.  The AdSense API is a free beta service that allows you to integrate AdSense into your website offerings.  —  What can I do with the AdSense API?
Maya Roney / Forbes:
AMD-ATI Merger Looks Likely  —  Advanced Micro Devices may be looking to buy graphics company ATI Technologies, a move that would benefit the overall graphics industry, according to RBC Capital Markets.  —  "The synergies of this seem consistent with the recent announcements by AMD …
Tim Lee / The Technology Liberation Front:
Astro-Spam  —  The Abstract Factory flags something I've begun to notice when I periodically go through our comments to weed out spam: our posts about network neutrality have begun to get a steady stream of highly generic supportive comments: see here, here, here, and here, for example.
Discussion: IP Democracy
RELATED ITEMS:
Mike / Techdirt:
Forget Astroturf, Fake Net Neutrality Commenters Popping Up Like Weeds
Thomas Mennecke / slyck.com:
ThePirateBay.org Raided - Servers Seized  —  In their native Sweden, ThePirateBay.org enjoyed a level of immunity from copyright prosecution rarely seen in the file-sharing world.  Often defiant in the face of those wishing to enforce their intellectual property rights …
Alan Stafford / PC World:
The 100 Best Products of the Year  —  Powerful computers, handy services, tiny utilities, mammoth HDTVs—our editors' top picks include all these and a whole lot more.  Plus: the worst products of all time.  —  You know how many new-product pitches we get every year?
Chris Pirillo:
Web 2.0: I Told You So  —  I love to say it: I told you so.  Many moons ago, I exclaimed that "Web 2.0″ was nothing more than a conference.  Today, I've been proven right to a fault.  It was just a matter of time before this came and bit all the "Web 2.0″ evangelists in the ass.
Marguerite Reardon / CNET News.com:
Next-generation Wi-Fi tech to deliver IPTV  —  Next-generation Wi-Fi could soon be used to deliver IPTV throughout the home.  —  Airgo Networks, which makes Wi-Fi chips, announced Tuesday that Caton Overseas and STMicroelectronics will use its latest generation of wireless technology …
Cynthia Brumfield / ipdemocracy.com:
Ed Whitacre: No Packet Prioritization for Us  —  AT&T Chairman Ed Whitacre spoke this morning at Sanford C. Bernstein and Company's Strategic Decisions Conference and raised more questions than he answered.  Along with the usual optimistic assessment of the company's future, Whitacre addressed two hot-button topics for AT&T.
Michael Grebb / Wired News:
Neutral Net?  Who Are You Kidding?  —  WASHINGTON — "Net neutrality" could be the most potent rallying cry for internet regulation in years.  —  It's also something of a surprise.  Six months ago, few outside of internet policy wonk circles were aware of the issue.
Discussion: Mary's Blog
Dan Farber / Between the Lines:
Negroponte's now $130 PC due in April 2007  —  Nicholas Negroponte showed off the latest prototypes of the fabled $100 PC.  It's not longer a $100 PC, however.  The ruggedized, two pound Linux desktop (Fedora) system, with mesh networking will sell for about $130 to $140 (san shipping) to governments starting in April 2007.
Discussion: Naked Conversations
Reuters:
CNN, Cartoon Network sue Cablevision over DVR plan  —  NEW YORK (Reuters) - Time Warner Inc. networks CNN and Cartoon Network have sued Cablevision Systems Corp. in an attempt to block the cable operator's plans to roll out a network-based digital video recorder service.
Discussion: Engadget and IP Democracy
James Temperton / cubed3.com:
Cubed⊃3; Exclusive |  Nintendo Wii to Launch on November 6th in USA  —  Rest of world to see console during surrounding weeks...  According to an industry source speaking to Cubed⊃3;, the Nintendo Wii is set to launch in the "Thanksgiving period in the USA" (Thanksgiving falls …
Discussion: Kotaku and 4 color rebellion
Allison Linn / Associated Press:
Microsoft launches security for Windows  —  SEATTLE - Security software makers, the 800-pound gorilla has landed.  Microsoft Corp. was to announce Wednesday that it is releasing software that aims to better protect people who use its Windows operating system from Internet attacks.
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Techmeme at 9:40 PM ET, May 31, 2006.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Techmeme Sponsor Posts: 
Microsoft:
Microsoft to modernize Special Olympics, raise system to the cloud  —  “We're so excited.  This is going to change our world.” says Special Olympics Chief Executive Officer Janet Froetscher.
Zoho:
Announcing Zoho SalesIQ - Real-time sales intelligence platform with tight Zoho CRM integration.  —  You run an apparel store.  There's a visitor who walked in after seeing your weekly ad.
SAY Media / SAY Daily:
Don't Look Now: Here Come the Disappearing Message Apps  —  Get ready for a world of expiring photos and vanishing status updates.
AdExchanger:
Can Facebook Overtake Google And Fix Cross-Channel Marketing?  —  “Data-Driven Thinking” is written by members of the media community and contains fresh ideas on the digital revolution in media.
Sponsor Techmeme
 
 Site News: 

Nothing recent. See Techmeme News for earlier news.

 
 See Also: 
Techmeme: site main
Techmeme River: reverse chronological Techmeme
Mini-Techmeme: Techmeme for mobiles
Techmeme Leaderboard: Techmeme's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
Techmeme RSS feed
Techmeme on Twitter
 
 
 More Items: 
europetravelnews.com:
Virgin Atlantic Introduces Life-Saving Technology Onboard
Discussion: Engadget, Medgadget.com and Gizmodo
Fred / A VC:
Replicating Silicon Valley
Stephen Lawson / PC World:
Fancy Features Don't Sell Cell Phones
Discussion: Gizmodo
SLHamlet / New World Notes:
GOD GAME  —  From Molyneux to a new view— a functioning ecosystem in SL
Discussion: Raph's Website and Kotaku
Dan Farber / Between the Lines:
Yahoo's Semel: We aggregate, we don't have a point of view
Discussion: paidContent.org
B.Greenway / Home Theater Blog:
How-to: Wall mounting a LCD or Plasma
Discussion: Lifehacker and PVRblog
business-standard.com:
TutorVista get $ 2 mn funding from Sequoia
Discussion: SiliconBeat and VC Ratings
Christopher Hogg / digitaljournal.com:
Microsoft Considering eBay Takeover?
 Earlier Items: 
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
LogoWorks Redesign and Discount Code
mcafee.com:
McAfee Set to Deliver Next-Generation Consumer Security Service
Dean Bubley / Dean Bubley's Disruptive Wireless:
Voda data revenues
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Redfin To Change the Rules of Real Estate Sales
Dan Milmo / Guardian:
Net advertising 'to overtake national newspapers'
David H. Holtzman / Business Week:
The DVD War Against Consumers
Discussion: Gearlog and Techdirt
Ouriel Ohayon / TechCrunch:
SixApart To Launch Comet, Renamed Vox, on June 1
Patrick Baltatzis / Business 2.0:
Searching for the Google of cell phones
 

 
From Mediagazer:

Evan Smith / The Texas Tribune:
New York Times-Texas Tribune content partnership to end Dec. 31, after four years

Rafat Ali:
It's About To Get Ugly in Media Startupland

Tom McCarthy / Guardian:
Matt Taibbi returning to Rolling Stone after split from First Look Media

 
Sister Sites:

Mediagazer
 Must-read media news
memeorandum
 Politics, opinion, and current events
WeSmirch
 Celebrity news and gossip