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6:20 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: CenterNetworks and parislemon
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, InsideMicrosoft and parislemon
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Gizmodo:
Xbox 360 Elite: Interview with Microsoft's Albert Penello  —  Just before today's launch announcement, we interviewed Albert Penello, Director of Global Marketing for Microsoft's Xbox 360, and asked about the processor inside the Xbox 360 Elite, upcoming partnerships for the Marketplace Live download service, and future plans for IPTV.
Joris Evers / CNET News.com:   Newsmaker: A black eye for Xbox customer service
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 …
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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.
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 …
Discussion: Teblog
Harry McCracken / PC World: Techlog:
How Well is Windows Vista Selling?  —  I don't care how well Windows Vista is selling.  Really, I don't.  I give advice to friends and random strangers about the new OS all day long—sometimes it's "you don't need Vista," sometimes it's "you might want Vista," and, once in awhile, it's "you definitely need Vista."
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Shining Arcanine / Channel 9:
Microsoft says that Windows Vista is selling faster than Windows XP
Discussion: Associated Press and Slashdot
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?
Discussion: Licence to Roam
Alex Iskold / Read/WriteWeb:
Adobe Apollo - On A Collision Course With Web Browsers  —  Alex Iskold is reporting live from ETech 2007  —  The Apollo team from Adobe is here at ETech, presenting the Alpha version of their new runtime environment - which is aimed at empowering web developers to create desktop applications.
Discussion: The Universal Desktop
Zoli Erdos / Zoli's Blog:
How to Import All Your Archive Email Into Gmail  —  I finally got sick of all the problems with Outlook, bit the bullet and transferred all my historical email online.  Having spent a few days using "native" Gmail (vs. POP to Outlook) I already feel a lot more productive.
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.
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: Samsung, Global Nerdy and TechSpot News
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.
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
Business Wire:
Accenture Reports Strong Second-Quarter Fiscal 2007 Financial Results  — Revenues increase 16% to $4.75 billion, including record outsourcing revenues of $1.92 billion — EPS up 27% over prior-year adjusted results; Company raises EPS outlook for full fiscal year 2007 to range of $1.88-$1.93 —
Discussion: Between the Lines
 
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Jeremy Luebke / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim:
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Katie Fehrenbacher / GigaOM:
LG Phones to Bundle Google Apps
Discussion: Associated Press and Gizmodo
John C. Welch / InformationWeek:
Inside Apple's Leopard Server OS
Discussion: MacUser and Slashdot
Mike / Techdirt:
Judge Says No To Diebold; Won't Block Massachusetts E-Voting Deal
Discussion: Computerworld
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:
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Nintendo attempts to block Wii modchips in newest console revision
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Elinor Mills / CNET News.com:
Yahoo click fraud settlement gets final OK
Alex Iskold / Read/WriteWeb:
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