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3:40 PM ET, September 25, 2006

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Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
A new kind of advertising  —  Gabe Rivera has created a new kind of advertising for TechMeme, which he explains here and here.  —  Simply put: He takes feeds of the latest posts from sponsors' blogs and puts that in an ad box on Techmeme.  That's their ad.
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
TechMeme Invents New Kind of Advertisment  —  TechMeme (formerly tech.memeorandum) is a site that bloggers and others check frequently for news.  It is an entirely automated web service that looks at what bloggers are talking about, and linking to, and decides what is news based on that analysis.
Cynthia Brumfield / IP Democracy:
TechMeme Pioneers New Ad Model for Blogs  —  After well over a year of running TechMeme (and some other impressive, addictive blog/news aggregation sites) with no source of revenue, Gabe Rivera is now accepting advertising.  Gabe's ad model befits the nature of TechMeme …
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Chron.Com / TechBlog:
Techmeme using blog posts as ads
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Miguel Helft / New York Times:
Young Internet Producers, Bankrolled, Are Seeking Act II  —  Silicon Valley is awash in serial entrepreneurs, those who start a company, run it for a while, and then after success, failure or something in between, move on and start again.  —  Jay Adelson, 36, and Kevin Rose, 29 …
MarketWatch:
Google complies with court, posts ruling on Belgian sites  —  LONDON (MarketWatch) — Google Inc. (GOOG) Saturday posted a court ruling on its Belgian Web site home page, complying with an order to publish a judgment stopping it displaying content from newspapers without asking for permission.
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Liz Gannes / GigaOM:
VideoEgg Lays on Ad Network  —  Startup VideoEgg is launching a video advertising network today.  The release reflects a change in strategy for the young company, which started out as a toolmaker but has transitioned to a media delivery network.  —  VideoEgg isn't a CDN itself (it uses Akamai) …
Discussion: Mashable! and Screenwerk
Ionut Alex. Chitu / Google Operating System:
News Publishers Want Full Control of the Search Results  —  After a Belgian press organization sued Google for copyright infringement and won, World Association of Newspapers decided to create "an automated system for granting permission on how to use their content", reports Reuters.
Julio Franco / TechSpot:
Vista Build 5728 available to the public  —  During the weekend Microsoft released a new build of Windows Vista to the public.  While initially only available to registered testers, the new post-RC1 build can now be downloaded by the general public for a limited time.
Ryan Block / Engadget:
The Engadget Interview: Viodentia, creator of FairUse4WM  —  Instead of our usual run of interviews with industry luminaries and the like, today we're aiming the camera a different direction.  We had a few things to ask the person whom we've identified as Viodentia, the creator of FairUse4WM …
Discussion: Voidstar: blog
Anoop Gantayat / IGN:
TGS 2006: Pricey PS3 Games?  —  Expensive games could accompany a shift in business plans over at Sony.  —  Following up on Ken Kutaragi's pre-TGS keynote address, Japanese site Impress Watch has posted the latest in its "Random Tracking" editorial series.
Discussion: Joystiq, Gizmodo, DigitalBattle and digg
Cyrus Farivar / Engadget:
Samsung Q1-SSD reviewed  —  We've just come across a complete review of Samsung's Q1-SSD UMPC, the first device in its class with a solid state NAND flash drive.  Sammy's had some ups and downs with its Q1 devices over the last few months, giving us all the more reason to wonder what Riyad Emeran of TrustedReviews had to say about it.
Discussion: GottaBeMobile.com
David Kirkpatrick / Fortune:
HP's Hurd not doing enough  —  Hurd admits approving questionable activities, even as board Chairman Dunn resigns and the HP imbroglio moves into a new phase.  Fortune's David Kirkpatrick asks, where is the real transparency?  —  Palo Alto, Calif. (Fortune) — The HP spying scandal got a little bit more complex on Friday.
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Google is missing an important marketing angle: video demos  —  I was just over reading Steve Rubel's blog where he links to a BusinessWeek article about Google and its struggles to improve its business.  I guess Google has noticed that most people only use one thing, the search engine …
Damon Darlin / New York Times:
At Hewlett-Packard, a Chief Wounded by Divided Attention  —  Mark V. Hurd sat at the head of the table in the Hewlett-Packard boardroom, the room that had been the source of leaks and the starting point of a misguided and ultimately embarrassing attempt to plug them.
Marshall Kirkpatrick / TechCrunch:
Pluggd to make podcasts chunkier, searchable  —  Seattle based podcast discovery and management service Pluggd is unveiling a major new feature at DEMO this weekend that combines speech recognition and semantic analysis to let users search for and skip to parts of an audio file that are related to topics of interest to them.
 
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
A Look At Piczo And Its Competitors
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Ben Edelman / BenEdelman.org:
Certifications and Site Trustworthiness
Tom Zeller Jr / New York Times:
93,754,333 Examples of Data Nonchalance
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George Ou:
Proof that Antivirus software makes your PC crawl
Andy Hagans / Link Building Blog:
Secrets to Beating the Sandbox 2.0 REVEALED: The Ultimate Guide
Constance Loizos / Mercury News:
VC'S NEW FRONTIER  —  You may not have heard of Jaxtr or Jajah …
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Andy Abramson / VoIP Watch:
OPEN NET—The Time Has Come
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Samsung SDC-MS21: a new addition to the Miniket line?
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Ryan Paul / Ars Technica:
More universities banning Skype
Rob Pegoraro / Washington Post:
If Only We Knew Then What We Know Now About Windows XP
Discussion: CrunchGear and Slashdot
Evan / Popgadget:
Finger ignites: Film @ 11:00
Darren Murph / Engadget:
Sony offers up interactive DVR advertisements
Daniel Terdiman / CNET News.com:
'Payphone Warriors' call on New York streets
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