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11:30 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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Alex Iskold / Read/WriteWeb:
ETech: Big Company Hacks at Yahoo
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.
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Sean Cooper / Engadget Mobile:
Microsoft releases "Deepfish" browser for Windows Mobile
Discussion: MoCoNews
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 …
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Direct2Dell:
Linux: Driver Support is Key  —  We received over 500 comments to my last post about expanding Linux onto more of the Dell product line.  As noted on IdeaStorm, we're working on it.  —  A few trends emerged from the comments and I want to address them directly in this and future posts.
Discussion: WebProNews
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.
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 …
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
How Much Is Photobucket Worth?  —  Silicon Valley/Colorado based photo and video sharing site Photobucket has 36 million registered users and adds another 85,000 per day.  If the growth rate continues, they'll have 60 million users by the end of the year.  More users visit Photobucket each month - 17 million, than Facebook.
Intel:
Intel Details Upcoming New Processor Generations  —  Marking the next step in Intel's "tick-tock" product strategy and cadence to deliver a new process technology with an enhanced microarchitecture or entirely new microarchitecture every year, Intel Corporation will begin producing …
Discussion: MacSlash
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Nokia:
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.
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.
BBC:
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.
Ipp / Tutorial Ninjas:
Apple vs Apple TV Mod'rs  —  Several of us over in the Awkward TV IRC(l0rdr0ck, myself, and others) have had our Mod'd Apple TV's played with over night(SSH/VNC disabled), our guess is apple has started to fight back the mod'd Apple TV's.  This is a warning to all of you to block your Apple TV …
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Ben Drawbaugh / Engadget:
Apple fights back against Apple TV hacks?
Discussion: Digital World
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 …
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.
Official Google Webmaster Central Blog:
An update on spam reporting  —  Posted by Stefanie, Search Quality team, Dublin  —  (Note: this post has been translated into English from our German blog.)  —  In 2006 one of our initiatives in the area of communication was to notify some webmasters in case of a violation of our Webmaster Guidelines …
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
 
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Robert McMillan / InfoWorld:
Startup aims to keep network security vendors honest
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Social Media Marketing for Small Business
Don Dodge / Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing:
Should Microsoft buy DoubleClick? Better double think that one
Dylan Tweney / Epicenter:
Want to Write for Wired's Business Blog?
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Kate Kaye / ClickZ:
DoubleClick Sale Could Risk Publisher Exodus
Discussion: paidContent.org
Nokia:
Nokia brings bold style of the L'Amour Collection to CDMA markets worldwide
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JD Lasica / Social Media:
Citizen media: Where is it heading?
Discussion: MediaVidea
Kristen Nicole / Mashable!:
MOG Launches MOG TV, Plus a Whole Lot More
Dan Frommer / Forbes:
Can Adobe Unbox?  —  Bruce Chizen's Adobe Systems is in a sweet spot.
Matthew Garrahan / Financial Times:
MySpace, Eisner in online video deal
Garett Rogers / Googling Google:
Google Notebook leaves beta, gets new interface
Ysb Admin / Yahoo! Search Blog:
Yahoo! Search Crawler, Slurp, is moving
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Exclusive: YouTube Set for Big Revision Tonight: Platform to Become …
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David Uberti / Columbia Journalism Review:
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