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4:16 AM ET, September 13, 2006

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Paul Boutin / Engadget:
Live from the Steve Jobs Keynote — "It's Showtime"  —  Yup, for the second time in two months Steve Jobs is going to get up on stage and do his thing.  We're there with live coverage of the blow-by-blow, keep refreshing this page for the latest.  —  P.S. - Yes, we know that the Apple Store is down.
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Peter Cohen / Macworld:
Apple 'It's Showtime!' event — live coverage  —  Macworld is bringing readers live coverage of today's "It's Showtime!"  Apple event from San Francisco, Calif. Please click on your browser's Refresh button to see the latest information.  —  Steve Jobs opened Tuesday's "It's Showtime!" …
CNET News.com:
Apple forges path to digital living room  —  update SAN FRANCISCO—Apple Computer overhauled its digital music and video offerings on Tuesday, introducing new iPods in three categories and announcing plans to make movies available for purchase through the iTunes store.
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Is Steve Jobs, Bill Gates 2.0?  —  Yet another masterful Emmy winning performance by Steve Jobs, which met most if not all the expectations of the Mac faithful.  GigaOM readers were once again proven right, and Apple launched a movie download service, albeit a watered down version than what most had expected or imagined.
Ina Fried / CNET News.com:
Apple unveils 'world's smallest MP3 player,' iTV  —  SAN FRANCISCO—Apple Computer has raised the curtain on its "special event" Tuesday at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.  Below is an up-to-the-minute rundown of CEO Steve Jobs' keynote, with most recent entries appearing at the top.
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Ok, Here's What Apple Announced Today
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
New Nano from Apple
Discussion: jkOnTheRun and Michael Gartenberg
Wall Street Journal:
Will Wikipedia Mean the End Of Traditional Encyclopedias?  —  Wikipedia, the community-edited online encyclopedia, has blossomed.  It has thousands of volunteers that have created more than five million entries in dozens of languages on everything from the Elfin-woods warbler to Paris Hilton.
microsoft.com:
Microsoft Open Specification Promise  —  Microsoft irrevocably promises not to assert any Microsoft Necessary Claims against you for making, using, selling, offering for sale, importing or distributing any implementation to the extent it conforms to a Covered Specification ("Covered Implementation"), subject to the following.
Discussion: Doc Searls' IT Garage
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Jonathan Zuck / CNET News.com:
Perspective: Which way, open-sourcers?
Discussion: AC/OS
Kim Cameron / Kim Cameron's Identity Weblog:
Microsoft's Open Specification Promise
USA Today:
Silicon Valley starts to party like it's 1999  —  SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The eight employees of digital media start-up Dabble work out of a cheap office, decorated mainly with sticky notes, not far from San Francisco.  —  They work long hours for below-market rates.
Discussion: Valleywag
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David Chartier / The Unofficial Apple Weblog:
Roundup of the other new iTunes 7 features  —  We've given you a walkthrough of the heavy hitting new features in the just-released iTunes 7.  We've shown you the new backup feature, as well as the slick new reverse syncing, and we've even explored how the new iTunes 7 UI could hint …
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David Chartier / The Unofficial Apple Weblog:
Walkthrough: iTunes 7's big new features  —  In case you missed it, one of the big announcements of today's It's Showtime events was iTunes 7, a major update that brought changes on nearly every front.  Organizing, shopping, syncing - everything got a lot of attention from Apple's software engineers and …
Marshall Kirkpatrick / TechCrunch:
MySpace: We don't need Web 2.0  —  News Corp. chief operating officer Peter Chernin told company investors today that, "If you look at virtually any Web 2.0 application, whether its YouTube, whether it's Flickr, whether it's Photobucket or any of the next-generation Web applications …
Discussion: Mathew Ingram
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Mike Farrell / multichannel.com:
News Corp. May Launch YouTube Rival
Discussion: Mashable!
Wagner James Au / GigaOM:
The future of MMOs, post-Warcraft  —  So what comes after World of Warcraft, the massively multiplayer online game (or MMO) that became so, well, massive, that it turned into a category killer that rumbled the industry?  That was the subject of much discussion last week at the Austin Game Conference …
Discussion: 3pointD.com
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Alex Veiga / Associated Press:
Firm behind eDonkey to pay $30 million to avoid piracy claims  —  LOS ANGELES - The firm behind popular online file-sharing software eDonkey has agreed to pay $30 million to avoid potential copyright infringement lawsuits from the recording industry, according to court documents filed Tuesday.
Paul Roberts / InfoWorld Tech Watch:
Three's a charm for MS06-042?  —  It's patch Tuesday again, and Microsoft's hoping three's a charm for its wayward Cumulative IE patch, MS06-042.  —  The company quietly re-released (actually re-re-released) 042 today to fix yet another security hole introduced by the software update.
Discussion: microsoft.com, TechSpot and Slashdot
Declan McCullagh / CNET News.com:
Rival behind Schwarzenegger Web flap  —  The Democratic rival to California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger acknowledged Tuesday that his aides were responsible for obtaining a controversial audio file in a move that has led to allegations of Web site hacking.  —  But the campaign manager …
Sarah Lacy / Business Week:
Facebook: Opening the Doors Wider  —  The mega-popular social-networking site is opening up to allow anyone in certain geographic areas to sign up.  Will this expand or dilute its appeal?  —  If Mark Zuckerberg had stayed in school, he'd be a recent grad, maybe settling into a new job or place to live …
Discussion: David Card and Slashdot
nbcumv.com:
NBC UNIVERSAL AND ITS AFFILIATES LAUNCH NBBC  —  nbbc Creates Digital Marketplace to Aggregate, Monetize and Distribute NBC Universal and Premium Third Party Content Across Vast Network  —  In an unprecedented move, NBC Universal and its broadcast affiliates will launch an independent business …
Discussion: Beet.TV and paidContent.org
 
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Showtime event 'just the start' of Apple CE push
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NETGEAR Ships SPH101 WiFi Phone for Skype in Volume
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