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5:00 AM ET, March 29, 2007

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Yahoo! Developer Network blog:
Introducing the Yahoo! Mail Web Service  —  At Yahoo!, we pride ourselves on helping people around the world (over 500 million of them!) connect and communicate with each other using the vast array of communications platforms we offer.  Of those platforms, the most popular is Yahoo! Mail …
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Jeremy Zawodny / Jeremy Zawodny's blog:
Yahoo! Mail API and Unlimited Storage  —  I'll have more to say about some of the larger issues around this in a few days, but now that the embargo has been lifted (damn you, Om Malik), I wanted to point at the pair of announcements from Yahoo! Mail today and yesterday.  —  The Bottomless Inbox
Alexbarnett / alexbarnett.net blog:
APIs, APIs APIs!!!!! (And Learn As You Play)
Sramana Mitra / Sramana Mitra on Strategy:
Shai Agassi is Leaving SAP  —  Bookmark  —  WSJ reports:  —  Shai Agassi, president of SAP's product and technology group and architect of SAP's Netweaver software, is leaving the company to pursue interests in alternative energy and climate change, says a person familiar with the move.
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Dell to Expand Linux Factory Installed Options  —  Since launching Dell IdeaStorm a little more than a month ago, one idea has risen to and stayed at the top: better support for Linux.  We have heard you and appreciate the direct feedback.  On March 13, we responded by launching …
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Direct2Dell:
Linux: Driver Support is Key
Discussion: WebProNews
Rick Edmonds / Poynter Online:
EyeTrack07: The Myth of Short Attention Spans  —  Poynter unveiled the initial findings of its most recent study of reader behavior at the ASNE convention in Washington, D.C., this morning.  Watch, listen and read about them here first.  —  Media Business Analyst  —  Contributors: Pegie Stark Adam, Sara Quinn
Zune Insider:
Zune Software Update 1.3: Wednesday  —  <Update 10:17 AM PT> - As of 10:00 am today (March 28), the update is out.  —  Ok, dear blog reader: Tomorrow, Wednesday, March 28, you'll be able to download firmware update 1.3.  Mea culpa on communicating a non-final date in my earlier post (which ended up being wrong).
Larry Larsen / Channel 10:
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: New mobile web browser - Deepfish!  —  Sorry to quash the irrational exuberance of suspected Zune and Halo 3 announcements, but this one is still big and you're getting it early.  There's a new web browser in town for Windows Mobile fans that goes by the name Deepfish.
Stephen Shankland / CNET News.com:
Torvalds 'pretty pleased' about new GPL 3 draft  —  Linus Torvalds, leader of the Linux kernel project and a major figure in the open-source programming movement, said Wednesday he's "pretty pleased" with changes in a third draft of the General Public License (GPL) released Wednesday.
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Allison Randal / O'Reilly Radar:
GPLv3, Third Draft
Discussion: Linux-Watch.com and Open Culture
BBC:
US 'no longer technology king'  —  The US has lost its position as the world's primary engine of technology innovation, according to a report by the World Economic Forum.  —  The US is now ranked seventh in the body's league table measuring the impact of technology on the development of nations.
Discussion: Slashdot and digg
Jaanus / Skype Blogs:
Skype 3.2 beta for Windows — Send Money with PayPal, video snapshot, other improvements  —  Skype 3.2 beta for Windows is available from today.  If you're adventurous and an experienced Skype user, download now.  —  Here are the most significant changes in this version.  —  Send Money with PayPal
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Iminlikewithyou: Love in the time of Facebook  —  This past weekend I got a chance to hang out with Charles Forman and Dan Albritton, the twenty-something, fast-talking co-founders of New York-based Iminlikewithyou, a new web-mobile hybrid service, that is going as addictive and as powerful as Facebook.
Discussion: Business 2.0 Beta
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:
Exclusive: YouTube Set for Big Revision Tonight: Platform to Become more "Flickr-Like"  —  Beet.TV has learned that You Tube will introduce new functionality to its platform tonight which will allow users to organize clips around specific categories.  —  Up to now, clips saved to an account …
Discussion: Mashable! and PaulStamatiou.com
Live Search's WebLog:
We are flattered, but...  For those of you who use some of the advanced query syntax in our search engine such as link:, linkdomain: and inurl:, you may have noticed that this functionality has been recently turned off.  We have been seeing broad use of these features by legitimate users …
Discussion: LiveSide
Microsoft Live Labs:
Take Deepfish for a Swim  —  We are excited to announce public availability of the Deepfish technology preview from Microsoft Live Labs.  Deepfish is a new type of mobile information browsing experience, aimed at preserving the rich layout and full form of documents on mobile devices …
Dan Frommer / Forbes:
Can Adobe Unbox?  —  Bruce Chizen's Adobe Systems is in a sweet spot.  —  This week, the company unveiled its biggest software package ever, and initial reactions are positive.  For the event, Chizen and executives traveled from their San Jose, Calif., headquarters to Manhattan …
Discussion: The Universal Desktop
 
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Discussion: Slashdot
Matthew Garrahan / Financial Times:
MySpace, Eisner in online video deal
Discussion: paidContent.org
Garett Rogers / Googling Google:
Google Notebook leaves beta, gets new interface
Nick Gonzalez / TechCrunch:
TripSync: Simple Business Trip Planning and Management
Ipp / Tutorial Ninjas:
Apple vs Apple TV Mod'rs
Discussion: George Ou and Apple TV Hacks
Alex Iskold / Read/WriteWeb:
ETech: Mozilla Manifesto And Its Impact On Major Web Players
Discussion: Office Evolution
Jon Stokes / Ars Technica:
Intel spills beans on Core 2 successor: SSE4, faster virtualization, bigger caches
Discussion: The Apple Blog
Vivek / StartupSquad.com:
CozmoTV widget to rattle them all
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Phil Windley's Technometria:
The Coming Age of Magic: Ubiquitous Computing User Experiences
Discussion: Between the Lines
Yahoo!:
Yahoo! News to Feature International Coverage From the McClatchy Company
Discussion: Screenwerk and Yodel Anecdotal
Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB):
IAB/PwC UK online adspend figures 2006
Discussion: paidContent.org and IT Facts
Valleywag:
WIRED: Transparently compliant
Bloomberg:
Apple, Dell and Sony Added to Bluetooth Patent Suit (Update2)
Raph / Raph's Website:
ETech07 liveblog: Incantations for Muggles
Discussion: O'Reilly Radar
Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life:
Open Source is Dead
JoostTeam.com:
Joost successfully run on Apple TV
 

 
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