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11:00 PM ET, March 29, 2007

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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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Valleywag:   FLIPMEAT: The marketing of Photobucket
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
How Much Is Photobucket Worth?  —  Silicon Valley/Colorado based photo …
Discussion: VC Ratings and The Browser
Froosh / HipMojo.com:   PhotoBucket Valuation: Not $300-400M
Microsoft:
Microsoft Security Advisory (935423)  —  Vulnerability in Windows Animated Cursor Handling  —  Microsoft is investigating new public reports of targeted attacks exploiting a vulnerability in the way Microsoft Windows handles animated cursor (.ani) files.  In order for this attack to be carried out …
Nick Gonzalez / TechCrunch:
The Real Scrapblog is Here... Finally  —  Scrapbook maker, Scrapblog strutted its stuff at the We Media conference last month, went off the grid, and finally came back online today.  —  Scrapblogs are Flash-based slide shows made up of pages of photo or video layouts you can jazz up with a myriad of designs and effects.
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Miss Rogue / HorsePigCow:
Embracing the chaos: and recognizing opportunities
Discussion: hyku | blog and Ryan Stewart
John C. Dvorak / MarketWatch:
Apple should pull the plug on the iPhone  —  BERKELEY (MarketWatch) — The hype over the unreleased iPhone has actually increased over the past month despite the fact that nobody has seen or used the device.  This, if nothing else, proves the power of branding and especially the power of brand loyalty.
Brian Briggs / BBspot:
RIAA Lawsuit Decision Matrix  —  BBspot has obtained secret documents which RIAA lawyers use to determine whether to file a lawsuit against a copyright violator.  These documents give insight into the RIAA's decision-making process, and could help people avoid lawsuits in the future.
Discussion: digg
Michael Kwun / Washington Post:
An End Run on Copyright Law  —  In a March 24 op-ed, Viacom's general counsel, Michael Fricklas, defended his company's lawsuit against YouTube and Google.  Resisting the urge to litigate this case in public, we still thought it useful to reply briefly.  —  Viacom's lawsuit is an attack …
Discussion: WebProNews and TechSpot News
Jason Margolis / BBC:
Wi-fi buses drive rural web use  —  Buses equipped with wi-fi are being used to deliver web content to remote rural villages in the developing world.  —  In rural India and parts of Rwanda, Cambodia and Paraguay, the vehicles offer web content to computers with no internet connection.
Don Dodge / Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing:
Should Microsoft buy DoubleClick?  Better double think that one  —  There is a lot of buzz in the financial press about Microsoft making a bid to acquire DoubleClick.  Larry Dignan at ZDNet thinks Microsoft should do it.  The Wall Street Journal says; … My Take?  It could be a good deal, but;
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Liz Gannes / NewTeeVee:
Eisner: The Web Doesn't Change Content  —  Michael Eisner has demonstrated more than the idle curiosity or knee-jerk distrust in online video one might expect from a man with a long career of high-profile executive roles at ABC, Paramount Pictures, and Disney.
Kelly Hill / RCR Wireless News:
AT&T to speed up HSDPA, add dozens of new markets  —  ORLANDO, Fla.—AT&T Inc.'s wireless division is testing an upgrade to its HSDPA network that the carrier says will dramatically increase uplink speeds.  —  According to Kris Rinne, AT&T's executive vice president of network planning and architecture …
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Redefining The Tag  —  The basic format for embedding images into a web page using the <img> tag has been around almost as long at HTML itself, since the first graphical web browser.  It works, and it is used constantly.  But can it be better?  —  Advertising network AdBrite …
Globe and Mail:
U.S. equity firm stalks BCE, plots takeover  —  Deal would be the largest in Canadian corporate history  —  The world's most powerful private equity firm, New York's Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, is stalking BCE Inc. in the hope of launching a friendly takeover bid for the owner of Bell Canada.
Robert McMillan / InfoWorld:
Author apologizes but fails to fix Panda worm  —  The worm's author claims to have written a fix, but Symantec says it doesn't undo file and registry changes made by the worm and is ineffective against variants  —  The accused mastermind behind the Panda Burning Incense worm has not done …
Discussion: Neowin.net
Rafe Needleman / Webware.com:
YouTube adds remixing and real-time chat  —  YouTube went offline last night for updating.  The new version is live now.  Features include the capability to customize the colors and content on your personal profile page, and a new Google Labs-like feature, TestTube, where you can experiment with new YouTube features.
Discussion: JoostTeam.com
 
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Preston Gralla / PC World:
101 Fantastic Freebies
Discussion: Download Squad and digg
Andrew Yoon / PSP Fanboy:
T-Mobile offers free wi-fi with latest update
Discussion: jkOnTheRun and digg
Business Wire:
Dell Will Delay Form 10-K Filing Pending Completion of Investigation
Mike Gunderloy / Web Worker Daily:
THE TWO-EDGED SWORD OF WEB 2.0
Discussion: hubbub and Micro Persuasion
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:
Hearst is Transforming Online Video and Itself with Smart Investing …
Jacqui Cheng / Ars Technica:
Microsoft unveils Deepfish, a new approach to mobile web browsing
Greenslade:
Blogging queen Arianna: newspapers have a future
 Earlier Items: 
Valleywag:
DOUBLE STANDARDS: How Viacom's video pirates cover their tracks
Wired News:
Public Library Geeks Take Web 2.0 to the Stacks
Discussion: All Points Blog
PC World:
Sony's PlayStation 3 Going to 80GB
Intel:
Intel Details Upcoming New Processor Generations
Discussion: Gear Live, Paul Mooney and MacSlash
Nokia:
Nokia 5700 XpressMusic: Adding a new twist to mobile music
Miguel Helft / New York Times:
Searching for Ads Offline
BBC:
Web ad spend overtakes newspapers