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5:45 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
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Phil Sim / Squash:   Techmeme takes sponsorship
Chron.Com / TechBlog:
Techmeme using blog posts as ads
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Dave Winer / Scripting News:
Everyone's writing about the new ads on Techmeme this morning …
Discussion: Digital Inspiration
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 …
Michel Marriott / New York Times:
For One Publisher, the Life of Every Comic Book Starts on the Web  —  Scott Rosenberg, left, and Dylan Squires intend to make the Web the first outlet for Platinum Studios' comic books.  Print versions may come later.  —  For generations of Americans, comic books were the first real page-turners.
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.
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.
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
Katie Fehrenbacher / GigaOM:
The Financial Case for SF WiFi  —  While Mountain View residents have been living under Google's city-wide wireless for more than a month now, San Francisco is the next (if it happens) city that will go wireless via Google.  In partnership with Earthlink, the duo plan to unwire SF with a free slow service and a faster fee-based plan.
Dan Farber / Between the Lines:
BuzzLogic calculates social media influence  —  BuzzLogic hopes to solve one of the riddles of the Web-who is influential within the millions of conversations taking place in social Web, especially blogs.  I have been following the progress of BuzzLogic for a few years.
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 …
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.
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
A Look At Piczo And Its Competitors  —  San Francisco based Piczo is having a media coming-out party today, with announcements on the current state of the service and key statistics.  A few weeks ago CEO Jeremy Verba did the same thing in the UK - which we covered on TechCrunch UK.
Discussion: Screenwerk, GigaOM and Monkey Bites
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.
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 …
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Jacqui Cheng / Infinite Loop:
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Beta 4 released today
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The Future of the Internet II
Tom Evslin / Fractals of Change:
Internet 2.0 is Open Spectrum
Microsoft:
Microsoft to Unveil Global Advertising Brand Strategy at Advertising Week
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Ring in the GrandCentral  —  Our digital lives are getting too complicated.
Discussion: VentureBeat and Aswath Weblog
Ben Edelman / BenEdelman.org:
Certifications and Site Trustworthiness
David Kirkpatrick / Fortune:
HP's Hurd not doing enough
Tom Zeller Jr / New York Times:
93,754,333 Examples of Data Nonchalance
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VC'S NEW FRONTIER  —  You may not have heard of Jaxtr or Jajah …
Discussion: Skype Journal and VoIP Watch
Andy Abramson / VoIP Watch:
OPEN NET—The Time Has Come
Rob Pegoraro / Washington Post:
If Only We Knew Then What We Know Now About Windows XP
Discussion: CrunchGear and Slashdot
Julio Franco / TechSpot:
Vista Build 5728 available to the public
Cyrus Farivar / Engadget:
Samsung Q1-SSD reviewed
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Marshall Kirkpatrick / TechCrunch:
Pluggd to make podcasts chunkier, searchable
 

 
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Guardian Media CEO calls on BBC to share breaking news video feed, open archives; criticizes Australia expansion

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