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11:25 AM ET, November 25, 2006

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Gizmodo:
How To Bypass The Zune's WiFi Sharing DRM  —  We knew it would be done sooner or later, and now that we have the mod to use your Zune as a portable hard drive, a method to bypass the Zune's WiFi sharing DRM is finally here.  —  First, you need to enable hard drive mode using the instructions we posted before.
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Phillip Torrone / makezine.com:
HOW TO - Copy data off a Microsoft Zune (use as a hard drive)  —  If you have a Zune, or know someone who does, you're likely disappointed that it's pretty much the only music player that doesn't let you access the hard drive on it, all 30 GB are hidden because it's "confusing" and we're all …
This Is London:
WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY MADE ME SICK  —  It is the hi-tech tool that has revolutionised home and office alike - but a growing band of campaigners claim wi-fi is a major threat to health.  —  Sufferers say the electro-magnetic waves emitted by wireless computer networks - wi-fi - leave them feeling exhausted, nauseous and sleepless.
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Aoife White / Associated Press:
Court to hear Google-newspaper fight  —  BRUSSELS, Belgium — A Belgian court on Friday will hear Google Inc.'s defense against local newspaper complaints that it stole content from their Web sites without paying them or asking their permission.  —  This will be the first time Google argues …
firstmonday.org:
1. Introduction  —  With the advent of peer-to-peer technologies collaborative resource usage has reached amazing popularity.  Millions of members of peer-to-peer file-sharing communities share the content of digital files (Oram, 2001).  Similarly, millions of members of peer …
Discussion: Torrentfreak and P2P Blog
Jason Calacanis / The Jason Calacanis Weblog:
Alexa is 100% wrong and you can game it with as few as three machines—or so I've been told.  —  Alexa does not work at all and we should not even recognize it as valid anymore from what I've learned.  —  You can game Alexa with as few as three machines running the Alexa toolbar.
Froosh / HipMojo.com:
Top 10 Best Internet Acquisitions of All Time  —  After reading the Top 10 Worst Internet Acquisitions, Part 1 and Part 2, I could not help but come up with this list and offer you the following ten "best" Internet acquisitions of all time.  —  Criteria:  — My background and experience lies …
Discussion: A VC and Howard Lindzon
Pete Cashmore / Mashable!:
MySpace Store Could Make Billions?  —  It's Black Friday in the US, and holiday shopping is the hot topic - if you believe The American Marketing Association, MySpace, Facebook and other major social networks are missing out on massive profits this holiday season by neglecting to sell products through their sites.
Mike Butcher / TechCrunch UK & Ireland:
Boo.com to relaunch  —  Boo.com - a notorious dotcom bubble startup - is planning to relaunch.  The confirmation has been made in Swedish media magazine "Komet" by Jonas Arnberg, who works for Handelns Utredningsinstitut (HUI), a respected retail research institute in Sweden.
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Boo.com Back in 2007, Maybe
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situationterminal.com:
My Xbox Live HD Video Rental Nightmare  —  Okay.  Before I start my tale, I should say that I am a big XBox360 fan.  A really like Xbox 360.  —  It's a very well designed piece of equipment.  A little too much fan noise, but overall a VERY well built user experience.  —  I like it so much, I have two.
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Miguel Helft / New York Times:
Yearning for Freedom ... From Venture Capital Overlords  —  EVAN WILLIAMS recently bought his freedom.  It cost him a bit more than $2 million, and he says it was worth every penny.  —  I'm not talking about paying off a big debt to one of Tony Soprano's loan-shark underlings.
Discussion: SYNTAGMA and VentureBeat
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0:
What if Linux does infringe on Microsoft intellectual property?  —  There have been a lot of words written about the comments made by Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer during a Q&A session after his keynote speech at the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) conference in Seattle last week …
Discussion: Slashdot
Nick Gonzalez / TechCrunch:
The Six Biggest New Ideas In Chat  —  Instant messaging has become a part of daily life on the web.  I use several different services depending on what I want to do and who I want to talk to.  AIM is great for keeping in touch with old friends, Meebo or eBuddy for signing on anywhere, and Skype for business interactions.
Andrew Orlowski / The Register:
Congress unlocks US cellphones  —  But censorware research is illegal, again  —  The US copyright office will permit mobile phone subscribers to unlock their phones, allowing them to be used by rival network providers.  —  It's a right that's taken for granted in most of the GSM world …
Discussion: Darla Mack and Medialoper
New York Times:
Phone vs. Cable: Turf Wars Escalate  —  PHOENIX — Bees swarmed around Dennis Pappas as he pried open the door to a telephone equipment box belonging to Qwest Communications at an apartment building here recently.  Inside, the insects had built a small but seemingly busy hive.
New York Times:
What We Talk About When We Talk About Brands  —  One day last June, a 29-year-old graduate student in South Dakota had more than 21 conversations as she scurried through her day.  She discussed Donald Trump's wealth with her boyfriend and suggested to her best friend that she should audition for "The Apprentice."
 
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