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6:06 PM ET, March 29, 2007

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BBC:
Dell gives the go-ahead for Linux  —  Computer giant Dell will start to sell PCs preinstalled with open source Linux operating systems, the firm has said.  —  The second largest computer maker in the world said it had chosen to offer Linux in response to customer demand.
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Ed Burnette / Ed Burnette's Dev Connection:
Dude, you're getting Linux!
Discussion: Engadget
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 …
Discussion: HipMojo.com and The Browser
Valleywag:   FLIPMEAT: The marketing of Photobucket
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 …
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.
Kate Kaye / ClickZ:
DoubleClick Sale Could Risk Publisher Exodus  —  The stale world of online ad serving just got interesting again, as a possible acquisition of ad management firm DoubleClick was floated yesterday.  According to the Wall Street Journal, Microsoft or another buyer may grab the ad serving colossus soon.
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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.
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Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:   Hearst is Transforming Online Video and Itself with Smart Investing …
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.
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.
Business Wire:
Dell Will Delay Form 10-K Filing Pending Completion of Investigation  —  ROUND ROCK, Texas—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Dell (NASDAQ:DELL - News) announced today that it will delay the filing of the Form 10-K for its fiscal year ended February 2, 2007 beyond the prescribed due date of April 3 …
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
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 …
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.
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.
Wired News:
Public Library Geeks Take Web 2.0 to the Stacks  —  When the IT director at North Carolina's Charlotte & Mecklenburg County public library began training staff in the latest web technologies, she lured reluctant participants with bribes — a free MP3 player and the chance to win a laptop.
Discussion: All Points Blog
 
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Andrew Yoon / PSP Fanboy:
T-Mobile offers free wi-fi with latest update
Discussion: jkOnTheRun and digg
Mike Gunderloy / Web Worker Daily:
THE TWO-EDGED SWORD OF WEB 2.0
Discussion: hubbub and Micro Persuasion
Opera:
To the rescue: Opera builds momentum on Windows Mobile devices
Jacqui Cheng / Ars Technica:
Microsoft unveils Deepfish, a new approach to mobile web browsing
Matt Marshall / VentureBeat:
The courtesan sisters of comparison search, and Thefind
Valleywag:
DOUBLE STANDARDS: How Viacom's video pirates cover their tracks
AMD:
New AMD Platform Advances the Windows Vista™ Premium Experience …
 Earlier Items: 
PC World:
Sony's PlayStation 3 Going to 80GB
Business Wire:
MIVA Signs Exclusive Pay-Per-Click Agreement with Conde Nast Interactive in the U.K.
Jason Margolis / BBC:
Wi-fi buses drive rural web use
Matt McGee / Search Engine Land:
Social Media Marketing for Small Business
Intel:
Intel Details Upcoming New Processor Generations
Discussion: Gear Live, Paul Mooney and MacSlash
Martin LaMonica / CNET News.com:
Yahoo opens up e-mail APIs to outsiders
Wilson Rothman / New York Times:
A Radio Station Just for You  —  FOR all the talk about satellite radio …
Discussion: CCUCEO
Ipp / Tutorial Ninjas:
Apple vs Apple TV Mod'rs