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9:55 AM ET, August 29, 2006

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Stewart Butterfield / FlickrBlog:
Great shot - where'd you take that?  —  Flickr's great for exploring photos by photographer, tag, time, text and group, and now it's also great for exploring photos by place.  There are a couple of short video tutorials (or "screencasts") which give the 90 second overview on how to geotag …
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Waxpancake / upcoming.org:
Undiscovered Events, Flickr Integration, and More  —  Yeah, we've been busy.  What's new?  Undiscovered events, Flickr photos for events, buddy icons, new event pages, and more than we can remember.  —  Undiscovered Events  —  Since we launched almost three years ago …
Liz Gannes / GigaOM:
Flickr, Maps, Local... it's a Yahoo Mashup
Discussion: The Kelsey Group Blog
Thomas Hawk / Thomas Hawk's Digital Connection:
Flickr's New Geotagging, Pretty Damn Impressive
Saul Hansell / New York Times:
EBay Gambles on Google Partnership for Success of Skype, the Internet Phone Service  —  EBay is hoping its new partnership with Google will help it find new ways to make money from Skype, its Internet calling service.  But experts wonder if enough people are willing to make the switch …
Discussion: IP Democracy, VoIP Blog and 21talks
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Google:
Google and eBay Sign Multi-Year Agreement to Connect Users, Merchants, and Advertisers Around the Globe  —  Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG) and eBay Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY) today announced a multi-year agreement to benefit both companies' collective communities of users, merchants and advertisers around the globe.
Tom Krazit / CNET News.com:
Intel to release 802.11n chip before final standard  —  Intel doesn't plan to wait for the Wi-Fi Alliance to certify the upcoming 802.11n standard before it releases an 802.11n chip for its Centrino package of chips next year, an executive said Monday.  —  When Intel releases its Santa Rosa platform …
Discussion: Inside eWEEK Labs and TechSpot
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Stephen Lawson / InfoWorld:
Atheros to pave way for cheaper WLAN
Marguerite Reardon / CNET News.com:
Wi-Fi group to certify prestandard Wi-Fi gear
Discussion: Wi-Fi Networking News
Chris Anderson / The Long Tail:
GOOGLE APPS AND THE POWER OF EMBEDDED FUNCTIONALITY  —  There been a lot of talk today about Google releasing a suite of hosted applications, starting with basic communications (email, talk) running on your own domain and then more Office-like apps such as word processing and spreadsheets.
New York Times:
Wireless Providers Poised to Win Spectrum Licenses  —  When the government's multibillion-dollar auction of radio spectrum licenses began two weeks ago, it looked as if newcomers might get the chance to buy their way into the mobile phone business, leading to more choices for consumers.
Danny Sullivan / Daggle:
Leaving Search Engine Watch  —  After ten years, I'm leaving Search Engine Watch and almost certainly leaving the Search Engine Strategies conference series as well.  My contracts with their owners Incisive Media are expiring, and we've not been able to agree on new ones.
Aragoto / dottocomu:
Japanese government prepares online lie-detector  —  Japan's Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications is, for reasons best known to it, earmarking Y300 mn in its 2007 budget to produce what the Asahi Shimbun terms a lie-detector for online information.
Discussion: Techdirt, Ubergizmo and The Raw Feed
Peter Edmonston / New York Times:
At Forbes.com, Lots of Glitter but Maybe Not So Many Visitors  —  If Forbes.com was looking to create some Internet buzz last week, it succeeded.  —  The Web site published an article called "Don't Marry Career Women," which suggested that if a man did, he was more likely to be cheated on, get divorced and have a dirty house.
Joe Wilcox / Microsoft Monitor:
AMAZON HAS VISTA PRICING, TOO  —  My, oh my, there has been quite the ruckus today over those Microsoft Canadian site leaked Windows Vista prices.  —  Well, Amazon has Windows Vista pre-order prices that are more in line with what I would expect.  Granted, the prices Amazon is asking …
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Robert McLaws:
Windows Vista US Pricing and Launch Date Revealed!
Discussion: Engadget, raving lunacy and Bink.nu
Remote Shoppe Remote Control Magazine:
In Living Color: Photo of Philips Pronto Professional  —  Here it is folks.  You no longer need to look at the artist renderings of the new Philips Pronto Professional 9600 expected to be announced at the CEDIA Expo in just a few weeks.  —  Now we have this pretty picture …
Brett Thomas / bit-tech.net:
Parallel Worlds  —  "But I don't want to go among mad people," Alice remarked.  —  "Oh, you can't help that," said the Cat: "we're ALL mad here.  I'm mad, you're mad."  —  "How do you know I'm mad?" said Alice.  —  "You must be," replied the Cat.  "Or you wouldn't have come here!"
Discussion: Dvorak Uncensored, digg and Slashdot
Virginia Heffernan / New York Times:
Web Guitar Wizard Revealed at Last  —  Left, Brendan Smialowski for The New York Times; right, Seokyong Lee for The New York Times  —  EIGHT months ago a mysterious image showed up on YouTube, the video-sharing site that now shows more than 100 million videos a day.
Discussion: Techdirt and The Pomo Blog
Niall Kennedy / Niall Kennedy's Weblog:
Foo Camp geek out  —  I spent last weekend at Foo Camp hosted at O'Reilly's headquarters in Sebastopol, about 60 miles north of San Francisco.  The 200-person event was 3 days of non-stop conversations, sessions, and planning with the occasional break for food or a few hours sleep under a cubicle desk.
Zillow Blog:
Yahoo! Real Estate Adds More "Z"  —  In July we announced the first phase of our partnership with Yahoo! Real Estate which exposes Zestimates and comparable homes to their broad audience.  Today we are equally excited to announce the next two phases in our partnership with Yahoo! Real Estate …
Discussion: TechCrunch, ResourceShelf and chew shop
Tom Zeller Jr / New York Times:
Times Withholds Web Article in Britain  —  If Web readers in Britain were intrigued by the headline "Details Emerge in British Terror Case," which sat on top of The New York Times's home page much of yesterday, they would have been disappointed with a click.
 
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Garett Rogers / Googling Google:
Personalized Homepage coming for new hosting service
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John Paczkowski / Good Morning Silicon Valley:
Announcing AOL 9: The Tarnished Reputation Edition
Eric Bangeman / Ars Technica:
Intel's Merom hits the streets today
Minneapolis Star Tribune:
Minneapolis picks Wi-Fi firm
Alfredo Padilla / the::unwired:
UNVEILED: O2 Germany to release the HTC Excalibur Smartphone …
Aveenash / MobileWhack.com:
Commodore Mpet II MP3 player
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BBCi's New Approach To User Content: You Do It, We'll Link To It
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Treo 750: Blurry Pics, Feature List
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The Attention Deficit Economy
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Evhead: pageviews are obsolete
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2.0-2.80 Firmware PSP's Say - "Hello World" as New Exploit is Found!
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Re: What's RSS? I told you so!
Ken McCarthy:
Domain name madness...
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