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4:34 AM ET, January 28, 2007

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Tim Weber / BBC:
YouTubers to get ad money share  —  People who upload their own films to video-sharing website YouTube will soon get a share of the ad revenue.  —  YouTube founder Chad Hurley confirmed to the BBC that his team was working on a revenue-sharing mechanism that would "reward creativity".
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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.
Scott Karp / Publishing 2.0:
YouTube Hears The Users Calling and Agrees To Finally Give Them Some Money
Discussion: raving lunacy
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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John Markoff / New York Times:
Intel Says Chips Will Run Faster, Using Less Power  —  Intel, the world's largest chip maker, has overhauled the basic building block of the information age, paving the way for a new generation of faster and more energy-efficient processors.  —  Company researchers said the advance represented …
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Looking into Intel's new fab  —  The 40-minute video I linked to earlier with a tour by Intel Senior Fellow Mark Bohr has lots of interesting facts:  — The fab is three-football fields big and is the first of several fabs that'll be exact copies of this one around the world (Israel and Arizona were specifically mentioned).
Robert Scoble / ScobleShow:
Intel says goodbye to Silicon Dioxide in new 45 nanometer fab  —  You must have JavaScript and Flash 8 enabled to view this content.  See http://www.adobe.com/products/ flashplayer to download Flash.  —  Post to your WordPress.com blog »  —  Moore's Law is very much alive, according to Intel Senior Fellow, Mark Bohr.
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 …
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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Billhartzer / Threadwatch.org:
Google AdWords Goes Live on Myspace  —  Google just went live with Google AdWords/AdSense ads on Myspace.com.  It's part of the search network, so if you're an AdWords advertiser you cannot opt out of your ads appearing on MySpace: … This is big news, as I don't expect any of this traffic to convert very well, but who knows?
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.
Quinn Norton / Wired News:
Tax Takers Send in the Spiders  —  Websites around the world are getting a new computerized visitor among the Googlebots and Yahoo web spiders: The taxman.  A five-nation tax enforcement cartel has been quietly cracking down on suspected internet tax cheats, using a sophisticated web crawling program …
Discussion: Slashdot
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.
Martin Varsavsky:
FON Will Soon Release FONspot Software For Macs  —  Our FON labs in Barcelona have just released a beta of the FON software for Macs that we are testing internally.  Basically, what this download will do is turn any Mac into a FONspot.  Say you go to a conference and they want to charge you $20 for WiFi or …
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Om Malik / Web Worker Daily:   EASY 3G SHARING ON MAC WITH FONSPOT
Thomas Hawk / Thomas Hawk's Digital Connection:
Top 10 Hacks on Flickr  —  One of the nice things about Flickr is that because of their open API a whole host of developers have built more and more interesting things to do with the site.  It's interesting to me today that so many of the ways that I use Flickr are not even through the site …
Discussion: digg
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Big gadget sites don't link to blogs (I went overboard, read updates)  —  Interesting how the big gadget sites, like Gizmodo and Engadget, [don't] link to blogs UPDATE8: I went overboard. … [Gizmodo went even further.  They deleted a comment of mine, on this post about Intel …
 
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