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3:59 AM ET, July 17, 2006

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Jonathan Richards / Times of London:
340,282,366,920,938,000,000,000,000, 000,000,000,000 new web addresses created by internet chiefs . . . so we won't run out of space soon, then  —  TO THE lay observer it seems like an infinite network of computers, servers and cables stretching around the globe.  —  But the worldwide web is filling up.
Discussion: IP Democracy, digg and Slashdot
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Odeo Releases Twttr  —  Odeo released a new service today called Twttr, which is a sort of "group send" SMS application.  Each person controls their own network of friends.  When any of them send a text message to "40404," all of his or her friends see the message via sms.
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Matt Casamassina / IGN:
Wii Controllers: Unlocking the Secrets  —  Battery and power specifics, SYNCHRO functionality, rumble motor details, LED secondary purpose and... a camera?  —  July 14, 2006 - edThe Big N has been relatively hush-hush about the details of its innovative new Wii console and controller …
Discussion: Kotaku, Bit, The Tao of Mac and Slashdot
Reuters:
YouTube serves up 100 mln videos a day  —  SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - YouTube, the leader in Internet video search, said on Sunday viewers have are now watching more than 100 million videos per day on its site, marking the surge in demand for its "snack-sized" video fare.
Discussion: paidContent.org and Screenwerk
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Feedburner Announces Acquisition of Blogbeat  —  Chicago-based RSS management company Feedburner is announcing the acquisition of Blogbeat on Monday.  The deal will allow Feedburner to expand its reach with customers beyond RSS management.  Details as Feedburner.com/blogbeat.  —  We profiled Blogbeat in February.
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Niall Kennedy / Niall Kennedy's Weblog:
FeedBurner acquires Blogbeat
Discussion: Burning Questions
Paperghost / Vitalsecurity.org:
Slashboinged!  —  Last week, I wrote a story that in 24 hours hit the frontpages of both Digg and Slashdot, with Blog related firepower provided by the mighty Boingboing.net (ranked number 1 in Technorati, when not knocked off the top by Spamblogs).  —  What would the overall effect be of such a concentrated assault of traffic?
Elinor Mills / CNET News.com:
Yahoo Finance gets a facelift  —  Yahoo Finance was set to get a facelift on Monday with new interactive stock charts, improved message boards and business-related video clips from content partners.  In addition, Yahoo is offering Internet publishers the ability to easily add a stock chart, quotes and news headlines to their Web site.
Discussion: paidContent.org, GigaOM and Screenwerk
Alex Williams / New York Times:
The Graying of the Record Store  —  SO this is an evening rush?  —  On a recent Monday, six people — soon enough four, then two — were browsing the bins of compact discs at Norman's Sound and Vision, a music store on Cooper Square in Manhattan, around 6 p.m., a time that once constituted the daily rush hour.
Discussion: Coolfer
The Head Lemur / raving lunacy:
Shareholder Fantasy Island  —  The latest group of bloggers to come to the rescue of the poor benighted Corporations are the folks I call the 'hummers' .  —  Hummers are those folks who have an amazing degree of positional flexibility.  This is not to say that hummers are lazy.  Far from it.
Discussion: Scobleizer and Listics
Andrew / Traffick:
Don't Swallow That  —  It's pretty funny that Adam Lasnik of Google seems to have sent some acetaminophen to a poor soul suffering from Adwords Quality Score woes.  —  As Googler Nick Fox explained to me last week, a recent upgrade to the QS algorithm has now gone live …
Anne Eisenberg / New York Times:
A Portable (and Squeezable) Way to Recharge  —  CONSUMERS have trouble focusing on the distant promise of fuel cells to power their cars.  But fuel cells to recharge their cellphones, PDA's, MP3 players and other hand-held devices?  That might be a different story — especially if those fuel cells …
Discussion: textually.org
Edward N. Albro / Today @ PC World:
Geeks for a Good Cause  —  Does helping to create a Wi-Fi antenna from a water bottle, wire mesh and a motorcycle tire valve stem sound like a great way to spend a few months away from work?  How about working on a Linux-based PC that runs off a car battery and solar power?
Discussion: Wi-Fi and digg
Rick Segal / The Post Money Value:
Developer Management - Toilet Seats  —  [Live from Home Depot, via my Blackberry]  —  As part of my VC gig, I see a ton of new software and services.  I get lots of opportunities to talk and deal with the developers of these products.  One thing that continues to amaze me is how often …
Discussion: Scobleizer
Michael Kwan / mobilemag.com:
Sidekick 3 de-magnetizes credit cards?  —  Rated: 55% by 2 user(s).  —  It's been on the market for less than a month, and problems are already starting to pop up.  Don't get me wrong, the Sidekick 3 from T-Mobile is a worthy successor to the last generation IM'er, and the feature set …
Discussion: PalmAddicts and Engadget Mobile
Denise / Bag and Baggage:
Have Aeron, Will Travel … A year ago at just about this time, I was having a conversation with Steve Gillmor.  Steve asked me — in so many words, and in his hallmark I-will-brook-no-nonsense-so-don't- even-think-about-it manner — what I was going to do when I grew up.
Discussion: tins, ALLIED, Between Lawyers and Listics
BBC:
Call for 'illegal' MP3 site talks  —  The UK recording industry is urging the foreign secretary to raise the issue of Russian bargain music download website allofmp3.com at the G8 summit.  —  The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) trade group wants Margaret Beckett to discuss the site …
Discussion: Mark Evans and Slashdot
Zephoria / apophenia:
from architecture to urban planning: technology development in a networked age  —  Last week, i had drinks with Ian Rogers and Kareem Mayan and we were talking about shifts in the development of technology.  Although all of us have made these arguments before in different forms …
eurekalert.org:
Mercury atomic clock keeps time with record accuracy  —  An experimental atomic clock based on a single mercury atom is now at least five times more precise than the national standard clock based on a "fountain" of cesium atoms, according to a paper by physicists at the Commerce Department's National Institute …
Phil Wolff / Skype Journal:
5 Reasons the Skype crack is Good For Skype  —  READ MORE:  —  Five Reasons the team making a Skype-compatible Windows client is Good For Skype:  — Proof Skype is worth the effort.  You rob banks because they keep the money there.  You get around Club Skypenet's bouncers for the juicy social network inside.
Discussion: Voidstar and digg
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Marguerite Reardon / ZDNet:
Skype protocol cracked?
Discussion: cio.com, Realtime-VoIP and VoIP Blog
Google Blogoscoped:
Browse Sites to Target in Google AdWords  —  When you create a Google AdWords campaign, you can decide to advertise on specific domains only (if the domain owner allows this via their AdSense settings).  Now, you can also browse sites by category, as the Google AdWords blog announces.
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Inside AdWords crew / Inside AdWords:
Browse sites by category in the site tool
 
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Wireless World: A looming 'cell hell'
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Unpatched Powerpoint Flaw Exploited
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Katie Fehrenbacher / GigaOM:
Paul Allen's Wireless Dreams
Discussion: IP Democracy
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The Pirate Bay making over €20,000 a day
Gizmodo, The Gadget Guide:
Micro-T M689 Retro Brick Cellphone
Discussion: MobileWhack.com
Tim / Hawk Wings:
Ten Mac tools for Getting Things Done
Om Malik / GigaOM:
SIPphone brings Voice to Nokia 770
Discussion: jkOnTheRun and Screenwerk
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