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8:55 AM ET, November 6, 2006

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Saul Hansell / New York Times:
Newspapers to Test Plan to Sell Ads on Google  —  In a move into the old-fashioned business of ink on paper, Google is going to start selling advertisements that will appear in the print editions of 50 major newspapers.  —  Google's plan will give the publishing business a high-tech twist …
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Jon Fine / Business Week:
Google's New Frontier: Print Ads  —  With a slew of big-city newspapers on its side, Google sets out to reproduce the success of its online ad programs—offline  —  Google (GOOG) is rolling out its most ambitious print advertising initiative yet, an online marketplace that will let advertisers place bids …
John Battelle / John Battelle's Searchblog:
ON GOOGLE SELLING NEWSPAPER ADS  —  You all know I was bullish on Google's ads for magazines.  Philosophically, I feel the same way about this newspaper test.  The Times coverage does nail the big issue - "it might make Google stronger."  The newspapers worry that Google treats them as just so much unsold backfill inventory.
Discussion: Joe Duck and Blogspotting
Scott Beale / Laughing Squid:
The Vloggies Wrap-Up  —  PodTech rolled out the red carpet in San Francisco Saturday night for video bloggers from around the country for the first ever Vloggies, a video blog awards ceremony, hosted by Irina Slutsky and Daniel McVicar which took place at the Swedish American Hall and with an after party at Cafe du Nord.
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CNET News.com:
Woz highlights celebration of Apple's history  —  MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—If there's one machine that more than any other shaped the future of the computer business, it almost surely is the Apple I.  —  And what do you get when you bring together four of the Apple 1 team members …
WiiLoaded.com:
Guide to finding a Nintendo Wii at Launch  —  Read This Before You Line Up  —  Missed the EB Games/Gamestop and Toys R Us preorders?  Do not worry, this guide will help you find that Nintendo Wii that you're searching for on November 19th, aka launch day.
Ryan Carson / Bare Naked App:
We're selling DropSend!  —  We've made a big decision, over here at Carson Systems Headquarters.  We're selling DropSend, our web app that allows you to send large files that you can't email.  —  DropSend is a great web app and here's why:  — It's profitable  — It's well known
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
DropSend For Sale: Flock Is Looking
Discussion: Bare Naked App
Matt Marshall / VentureBeat:
Powerset gets $12.5M at whopper valuation, to go after search holy grail  —  Powerset, the Palo Alto search engine that wants do Google one better by understanding the phrases you are searching for, has raised $12.5 million in a first round of venture capital.
Tim O'Reilly / O'Reilly Radar:
Web 2.0 Principles and Best Practices  —  Ever since I wrote What is Web 2.0? on the eve of last year's Web 2.0 Conference, people have been asking for more.  I've given dozens of talks around the world for companies increasingly far from the tech world.  (In fact, I'm writing this entry …
Discussion: Enterprise Web 2.0 and Rough Type
Sydney Morning Herald:
Wikipedia Critic Finds Copied Passages  —  A critic of an online encyclopedia written and edited by its users has identified dozens of biographical articles that appear to contain passages lifted from other sites, prompting its administrators to delete several pending a review.
Guardian:
A bigger bang  —  The second internet goldrush is in full swing, and this time it's all about real people, creating, editing and showcasing their own lives and opinions.  John Lanchester gets to grips with the virtual universe and Guardian writers interview the smartest and the luckiest entrepreneurs …
Discussion: Mark Evans
Emily / textually.org:
BLUE MAN GROUP SHOW HAS A TEXT MESSAGE FOR YOU  —  In Blue Man Groups second touring rock 'n' roll show, How to be a megastar, fans are not only permitted to use their cell phones to snap pictures of the performance, they're actually encouraged to do so.  News.com reports.
Ryan Block / Engadget:
Cingular 8525 released, reviewed  —  So, Cingular's finally announced their 8525 — what a relief.  As we suspected, it'll set you back $399 (with two year contract — sorry, no price yet listed with 1 year or no contract) when it launches November 16th but LAPTOP has the first official review of the unit …
Discussion: dailywireless.org
David Chartier / The Unofficial Apple Weblog:
My top X unlikely requests for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard  —  Major new features in the upcoming Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard like Time Machine are great, but I've been thinking about all the other aspects of the Mac OS X experience that could use some spit and polish from Apple's engineers.
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Wagner James Au / GigaOM:
... but will Spore sell?  —  The latest New Yorker has a nice long profile of game designer Will Wright and his upcoming game, Spore; coupled with last month's Wright/Spore profile from New York Times Magazine, it's the strongest possible cultural affirmation of Wright as one of the world's top artists in any medium.
Randfish / SEOmoz Daily SEO Blog:
Rand's Unofficial Guide to Speaking at SES  —  More than a few speakers have written to me asking about the SES conference series - how they should prepare, what they should bring, how the conference is organized for speakers, etc.  There's an irony here that shouldn't be overlooked …
 
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Newspaper circulation decline — I'm loving this.
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NHL replaces NBA on Google Video
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