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12:15 PM ET, January 28, 2007

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Fred / A VC:
Three Second Pre-Rolls On YouTube?  —  I went through a period where I wrote about YouTube a lot.  It was fascinating to me to watch web video take off and the lessons we all learned from YouTube's success were important.  After YouTube was purchased by Google, I kind of lost interest.
Discussion: i-boy and Digital Markets
Mathew Ingram / mathewingram.com/work:
A call goes out: Pay the Tubers!  —  Like many others in the blogosphere — including Ashkan Karbasfrooshan at HipMojo, Allan Stern at CenterNetworks, Fred Wilson over at A VC, and my pal Scott Karp at Publishing 2. — I'm intrigued by Chad Hurley's comments to the crowd of tall foreheads …
Om Malik / GigaOM:
YouTube makes its power play  —  If you are Revver or Metacafe, then it has to be the happiest day of your tiny life.  YouTube, the 800-pound gorilla just validated your business model by deciding to pay their creators, a cut of the advertising action.  —  If you are Revver or Metacafe …
Nick / Rough Type:
YouTube's strategic sharing
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Scott Karp / Publishing 2.0:
YouTube Hears The Users Calling and Agrees To Finally Give Them Some Money
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CNN:
DAVOS: Microsoft To Set Up Online Payment System  —  DAVOS, Switzerland -(Dow Jones)- Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) is developing on an online payment system that will be cheaper than credit card transactions, making it possible for companies to charge small fees for Web-based content and services they now offer for free.
Kristopher Kubicki / DailyTech Main News Feed:
Life With "Penryn"  —  Intel confirms new details on "Penryn" family: SSE4, high-k dielectrics, metal gate transistors  —  A little more than six months ago we wrote an editorial about Intel's future technology after Core 2 Duo, titled "Life After Conroe."
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Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Looking into Intel's new fab
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Robert Scoble / ScobleShow:
Intel says goodbye to Silicon Dioxide in new 45 nanometer fab
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Paul Miller / Engadget:
Intel, IBM announce insulation "overhaul" for faster, cooler chips
Discussion: ScobleShow
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Pissing off the blogosphere...  OK, I think I made about 50 enemies yesterday.  Telling people they don't link, I learned, is one way to get everyone's panties in a bunch.  —  Ryan Block, who is one of the main guys at Engadget, responds to yesterday's rant with a long piece.
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Ryan Block:
On linking, editorial  —  It's a little late for me to enter the conversation — I'm out of town this weekend, which was supposed to be internet / work-free, sorry Veronica! — but for reference, something needs to be said on Engadget's behalf regarding Scoble's post earlier today.
Guardian:
China censorship damaged us, Google founders admit  —  Jane Martinson in Davos  —  Google's decision to censor its search engine in China was bad for the company, its founders admitted yesterday.  —  Google, launched in 1998 by two Stanford University dropouts, Sergey Brin and Larry Page …
DailyTech:
Athlon 64 X2 6000+ Hits Store Shelves Way Early  —  Bleeding edge AMD fans rejoice; your 3.0GHz processor has arrived  —  It appears as though the February 20th, 2007 embargo date on Athlon 64 X2 6000+ applies to everyone except DailyTech and Newegg.  Details of the last high-end Athlon 64 X2 processor …
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Google TV - An Elaborate Hoax  —  A heavily produced YouTube video from Mark Erickson at "Infinite Solutions" shows users how to get in on the super-secret (and non existent) Google TV beta.  It involves sending yourself an email and then logging in and out of Gmail multiple times until a tv icon appears in the Gmail logo.
Discussion: digg
Sean Alexander / Addicted to Digital Media:
Exclusive: Vista Special Edition Launch PC Pics  —  While visiting a friend yesterday in the OEM Group at Microsoft, I spied an interesting sub-notebook on his desk.  It appeared to have a Windows Vista logo jeweled into the case and backlit in color.  My trusty camera in tow, I snapped a few pictures for your enjoyment.
Simon Willison / Simon Willison's Weblog:
idproxy.net: Use your Yahoo! account as an OpenID  —  In an ideal world, some or all of the sites with large user databases (Yahoo!, AOL, Google, Amazon and so on) would act as OpenID providers, allowing their users to sign in to OpenID supporting sites around the Web.
SEMClubHouse:
Google's Latest Search Network Partner - MySpace  —  Google's AdSense for Search has gone live on MySpace.com.  Clients currently running ads on Google's Search Network are now eligible to have their ads served on MySpace.com searches for US-based traffic only.
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Do The Smug Thing  —  I took a look at new startup DoTheRightThing this evening.  This is a Digg-like site where people submit stories about companies acting in ways that can be considered "good" or "bad."  Other users then vote on the goodness or badness of those actions, add comments, etc.
 
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