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10:05 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 …
Find a Notebook, Desktop, Server …:
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 …
Linux: Driver Support is Key
Discussion: WebProNews
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.
Web ad spend overtakes newspapers  —  Spending on UK internet advertising surged in 2006, overtaking newspaper ads for the first time, a report says.  —  Online advertising expenditure jumped 41.2% to £2.01bn during the year, the report by the Internet Advertising Bureau and PricewaterhouseCoopers said.
Discussion: Profy.Com and Podcasting News
Nokia 5700 XpressMusic: Adding a new twist to mobile music  —  3G Smartphone can download and play tracks from range of Internet music stores  —  Espoo, Finland - Today, Nokia revealed the Nokia 5700 XpressMusic, an accessible 3G smartphone augmented by a dedicated audio chip for enhanced music performance.
Discussion: CrunchGear and Gadget Lab
Thomas Ricker / Engadget Mobile:   Nokia's 5700 XpressMusic: another audio twister
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.
David Kirkpatrick / Fortune:
The biggest Web site you've never heard of  —  Photobucket has 38 million members, but unless you use MySpace or Facebook, you might not know them.  Fortune's David Kirkpatrick provides a snapshot of the Web's hottest photo site.  —  NEW YORK (Fortune) — Photobucket is the most important site …
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:   How Much Is Photobucket Worth?  —  Silicon Valley/Colorado based photo …
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 …
Sean Cooper / Engadget Mobile:
Microsoft releases "Deepfish" browser for Windows Mobile
Discussion: MoCoNews
Miguel Helft / New York Times:
Searching for Ads Offline  —  If there was any doubt about the scope of Google's ambitions in the advertising world, one of its recent job postings should dispel them: It seeks a "head of national TV sales" to help build "a world-class national TV advertising sales team."  —  Then there is radio.
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
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 …
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 …
Matthew Garrahan / Financial Times:
MySpace, Eisner in online video deal  —  MySpace, the social networking site owned by News Corp, has made its biggest push yet into providing its millions of members with original video content after striking a deal with Michael Eisner, the former chief executive of Walt Disney.
Discussion: BloggingStocks and
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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A Radio Station Just for You  —  FOR all the talk about satellite radio …
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