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11:50 AM ET, September 25, 2006

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Notes on Techmeme's new sponsorship model  —  There's a new area on the right side of Techmeme labelled "Techmeme Sponsor Posts".  It shows the latest blog posts from three companies who have chosen to sponsor Techmeme for the next 30 days.  —  This is the first sponsored material of any kind on Techmeme.
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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.
Discussion: TechCrunch
Michael Tanne / Wink Blog:
Welcome Techmeme Readers  —  Hi Techmeme readers!  We're excited to have you join us.  Wink is a social search engine that delivers relevant search results based on contributions and feedback from people.  We just recently released beta 2. we invite you to try Wink.
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 …
Chron.Com / TechBlog:
Techmeme using blog posts as ads  —  On most Web sites, the advertising consists of three types: banners, context-based text ads and context-based links from keywords in stories.  Most people ignore them, some block them, almost everyone resents them.  —  But enough people actually click …
Discussion: blog.memeorandum.com
Phil Sim / Squash:   Techmeme takes sponsorship
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 …
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 …
Discussion: chartreuse and WebMetricsGuru
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.
Daniel Terdiman / CNET News.com:
'Payphone Warriors' call on New York streets  —  reporter's notebook NEW YORK—In this era of ubiquitous cell phones, I never imagined I'd be so excited about making a call from a pay phone.  —  But thanks to "Payphone Warriors," a game in the Come out and Play festival of street games …
Discussion: SMS Text News
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.
Pew Internet:
The Future of the Internet II  —  A survey of internet leaders, activists, and analysts shows that a majority agree with predictions that by 2020:  — A low-cost global network will be thriving and creating new opportunities in a "flattening" world.  — Humans will remain in charge of technology …
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Om Malik / GigaOM:
For Pew, The Future of Internet Is Obvious
Discussion: Read/WriteWeb
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk:
MSFT Launching 'Digital Advertising Solutions'  —  At Advertising Week this week, Miscrosoft is announcing the launch of "Digital Advertising Solutions" and a media campaign to go with it.  It's an effort to bring together Microsoft's various properties into a unified platform …
Discussion: WebProNews
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
Neil Patel / Pronet Advertising:
Making your blog popular through content  —  As a blogger one of your goals might be to become popular.  You might be able to do this by optimizing your blog or by using the diverse social mediums out there today.  These methods are great and can really boost your popularity, but they are usually not in your control.
Discussion: Listics and digg
Darren Murph / Engadget:
Sony offers up interactive DVR advertisements  —  Since advertisers — and broadcasting companies — aren't exactly fond of folks cruising through those ads while watching a recorded show through their DVR, and can't seem to get legislation to make it illegal passed just yet …
 
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Julio Franco / TechSpot:
Vista Build 5728 available to the public
Cyrus Farivar / Engadget:
MacBook wireless hack possibly much ado about nothing?
Discussion: The Apple Core
Darren Murph / Engadget:
Cable VoIP calls clearer than landlines?
Reuters:
Google relents, publishes Belgian court ruling
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Richard MacManus / Read/WriteWeb:
In Search Of The Valley: DVD movie released today
Discussion: digg
Darren Murph / Engadget:
Nobu intros N8 touchscreen in-wall PC
Discussion: digg
Marshall Kirkpatrick / TechCrunch:
Attensa 2.0 reads feeds and multimedia in Outlook, for free
Discussion: Somewhat Frank
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Roomba Vacuum  —  It finally happened, an off-the-shelf household robot …
Discussion: Listics
Richard MacManus / Read/WriteWeb:
Googleyness: Inside The Google System
Evan Blass / Engadget:
With "pod" on lockdown, Apple goes after "podcast"
net|log:
Google's dirty little secret
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