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4:19 AM ET, March 28, 2007

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John Kremer / Yodel Anecdotal:
Yahoo! Mail goes to infinity and beyond  —  As Yahoo! Mail approaches its 10-year anniversary, I'm the lucky one who gets to announce that we will begin offering everyone unlimited email storage starting in May 2007.  To mark the occasion, I checked in with David Nakayama …
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Yahoo Mail Announces Unlimited Storage  —  Yahoo is announcing that all Yahoo Mail users will have free unlimited email storage starting in May 2007.  The current storage limit is 1 GB per account (2 GB for $20/year premium users).  With this change, Yahoo leapfrogs Gmail (2.8 GB and growing) and Live.com Mail (2GB).
Discussion: Zoli's Blog and CenterNetworks
Fvogelstein / Epicenter:
Microsoft Sends Secret Dossier on Reporter, to Reporter  —  Imagine being asked one day, "Would you like to see your FBI file?"  You'd say "Yes," right?  But then ask yourself a different question: "How will it make you feel to know all that information?"  —  I recently got about as close as one can get to this experience.
Discussion: TechCrunch
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Frank Shaw / Glass House:
Radically Transparent Briefing  —  For starters, I am not going to use this space to talk in detail about the Wired story itself.  I have my POV of course, and those who live close enough to me to offer me a pint of beer might get it out of me.  But the story is out, like any piece of work …
Chris Anderson / The Long Tail:
THE MICROSOFT MEMO: SOME CHOOSE RADICAL TRANSPARENCY, SOME HAVE IT THRUST UPON THEM  —  So our grand project in Radical Transparency has hit the streets.  It's the cover package of the April issue of Wired, which went on sale this week.  The cover, as you may have heard …
Discussion: The Great Seduction
San Francisco Chronicle:
24-Hour Potty People  —  There's a tagline at the top of the Justin.TV homepage that rotates through a couple of different slogans: "An exercise in narcissism."  "A desperate cry for attention."  "Waste time watching other people waste time."  All of them, on some level, are clearly true …
Discussion: CenterNetworks
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Valleywag:
JUSTIN.TV: He's just a camboy.  So why can't I stop watching?  —  NICK DOUGLAS — When I first heard that young San Franciscan Justin Kan started broadcasting his life on video 24 hours a day at Justin.tv, I thought, "so what?"  Like many others, I just assumed someone had already been doing this.
Discussion: Licence to Roam
Geoff Duncan / Digital Trends:
Samsung Announces 64 GB Solid State Drive  —  Samsung is upping the ante in the solid state drive market, announcing it plans to ship a 64 GB, 1.8-inch model in the second quarter of 2007.  —  The market for flash-based solid state disk drives which act as drop-in replacements …
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Brandon Hill / DailyTech:
Samsung Announces 64GB Flash-SSD
Discussion: TechSpot News
Samsung:
SAMSUNG Introduces 1.8" - Type 64GB Flash-based Solid State Drive
Katie Fehrenbacher / GigaOM:
YouTube to launch mobile website soon  —  CTIA 2007 — YouTube will launch its mobile website in June 2007 for U.S. users, according to a spokesperson.  The mobile YouTube site will go live once the exclusivity clause on the company's mobile video deal with Verizon Wireless expires.
BBC:
PlayStation breaks sales records  —  The PlayStation 3 console has broken UK sales records with more than 165,000 machines sold in the first two days of release, say analysts Chart Track.  —  More than a million consoles were shipped across Europe on launch day last week with 600,000 sold.
Tina Wood / Channel 10:
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO!  First look at the Xbox 360 Elite  —  While everyone else is talking about it and showing grainy camera phone pictures from undisclosed bunkers, we figured we'd go right to the source and get you an exclusive video.  You think you need it, you know you want it, and we have it - the Xbox 360 Elite.
Discussion: Kotaku and InsideMicrosoft
ClaMs / UNEASYsilence:
Full Walkthrough of the SlingPlayer for PalmOS  —  After playing with the private beta for a few weeks I'm excited to give the first screenshot tour of the anxiously awaited SlingPlayer client that is now available for download as a public beta (via  —  SlingMedia's Website).
Discussion: Engadget and jkOnTheRun
Business Wire:
Clickatell Leads Charge for Global SMS Capability  —  Widest Two-Way Messaging Demonstrated at CTIA  —  REDWOOD CITY, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Clickatell Inc., the world's #1 global mobile messaging operator, today announced its customers can receive reply SMSs using its popular Communicator application.
Discussion: SMS Text News
Monica Chen / DigiTimes:
Nintendo attempts to block Wii modchips in newest console revision  —  Nintendo has altered the circuit layout of its Wii games console in order to block the increasing use of modification chips (modchips).  However, new-generation modchips capable of working with the revised Wii consoles …
Elinor Mills / CNET News.com:
Yahoo click fraud settlement gets final OK  —  A federal judge in San Jose, Calif., has given final approval to a settlement in a class action lawsuit over click fraud that requires Yahoo to pay nearly $5 million in attorney fees and give full credits to advertisers dating back to 2004.
Alex Iskold / Read/WriteWeb:
Numenta - Has Artificial Intelligence Arrived?  —  Jeff Hawkins made a name for himself in the tech industry as the founder of Palm Computing and inventor of the Palm Pilot.  He later founded Handspring, where he invented the Treo.  If you were a fan of his work then, you are going to love what Jeff is up to now.
Discussion: Tech~Surf~Blog and digg
 
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John C. Welch / InformationWeek:
Inside Apple's Leopard Server OS
Discussion: MacUser and Slashdot
Alex Iskold / Read/WriteWeb:
Adobe Apollo - On A Collision Course With Web Browsers
Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily:
News Corp.: MySpace Generating Over $30 Million a Month In Revs, Pali Research Says
Discussion: Valleywag and Mashable!
Daniel Terdiman / CNET News.com:
Learning to market in virtual worlds
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Newsmaker: A black eye for Xbox customer service
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David Kaplan / paidContent.org:
And That's The Way It Isn't: The Onion Launches Video Site; Invests $1 Million In It
Jason Dobson / Gamasutra:
GameStop: Wii Shortage 'Intentional', PS3 Euro Launch 'Good, Not Great'
Business Wire:
InfoSpace Announces Availability of InfoSpace Find It! for BlackBerry
Gizmodo:
Netflix Founder Joins Microsoft Board
MediaShift:
FUTURAMA How the Online Newspaper Can Become a Community Hub
Discussion: The Media Age
Mike / Techdirt:
The Patent Thicket That May Destroy VoIP
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
John McCain's MySpace Page Hacked