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9:55 AM ET, April 10, 2007


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Richard MacManus / Read/WriteWeb: Brings Web 2.0 To The Enterprise With ContentExchange  —  Today announced a new product called Salesforce ContentExchange, a content management product for unstructured data such as email and html.  They also publicly announced the acquisition of Koral …
Dan Farber / Between the Lines: snags Koral's Web 2.0 content management service  — has taken another drink from its AppExchange marketplace pool, acquiring nine-person startup Koral and its on demand content management service.  Kendall Collins, senior vice president of product marketing for …
Discussion: Zoli's Blog and Venture Chronicles
Nick Gonzalez / TechCrunch:   Salesforce Says Hello To Microsoft Sharepoint And Other New ECM Competitors
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Google Takes Partial Ownership Of Maxthon Browser  —  Multiple sources are confirming that the Chinese/Israeli startup behind the Maxthon Browser has sold a minority stake to Google.  The total investment size is rumored to be around $1 million.  We are also hearing that this investment is part of a …
Neil McIntosh / Complete Tosh,:
This Blogger's Code of Conduct  —  God preserve us from the Well Intentioned (WI).  In the wake of the shocking Kathy Sierra episode, the WI have managed not to conclude there are simply some unpleasant people in the world who we should ignore, or report to the police.
Weblogs 'need content warnings'  —  Readers should be warned when they are reading blogs that may contain "crude language", a draft blogging code of conduct has suggested.  —  The code was drawn up by web pioneer Tim O'Reilly following published threats and perceived harassment to US developer Kathy Sierra on blogs.
Discussion: Listics
Erica Ogg / CNET
iTunes streamed to your phone?  Possibly  —  The release of Apple TV a few weeks ago has opened up an intriguing new possibility: streaming music from iTunes on your home computer to your cell phone.  —  No, Apple TV does not stream over the Internet or across a cellular phone network, but the SlingBox does.
Rafe Needleman /
How to win in the Twitter vs. Jaiku battle  —  Over the weekend, a weird thing happened on the nanoblogging service Twitter (review; how-to): Its most popular contributor, Leo Laporte, announced that he was leaving Twitter for a competing service, Jaiku (review).  And that he was taking his fans with him.
Discussion: TechLifeBlogged and EirePreneur
Why is Virtually Spam Free  —  A recent study by WebmasterWorld found that an estimated 77% of all blogs on Google's Blogspot service were spam.  Similarly, AOL Hometown, had well over 80% of its results turn out to be spam.  Even MSN Spaces, which as not mentioned in the report …
Discussion: Memex 1.1
Antony Bruno / Reuters:
New WiMAX broadband technology a boon for labels  —  LOS ANGELES (Billboard) - If you've never heard the term "WiMAX" before, don't sweat it.  You're probably not alone.  —  But in the hyper-wonk, tech-speak jargon of the wireless industry, WiMAX is the latest thing making its way through …
Discussion: MobileCrunch and Gizmodo
Gizmodo:   WiMAX is Coming, and the Music Industry Doesn't Want to Miss Out
Anne Zelenka / GigaOM:
Just don't call it a Web OS  —  When Richard MacManus published an overview of the so-called Web OS market almost a year ago, he said, "a lot of people don't consider a WebOS to be a real operating system, but I think that's semantics and not something worth debating."
Discussion: ZDNet
Gizmodo's Long-Ass Nokia N95 Review: Why it Rocks, Why it Sucks  —  Nokia's N95 superphone is complicated, taking days for even the most experienced gadget journo to digest.  That's why lots of reviews I've seen so far are either extremely light or 10,000 word stunners: This is one of those long ones.
iProspect Social Networking User Behavior Study  —  Background and Definitions  —  In January 2007, iProspect partnered with independent research firm JupiterResearch to develop a series of survey questions focused on how the U.S. online population utilizes several of the most popular social …
Paul Lewis / Guardian:
Wilfing on the web, the new British pastime  —  It is the virtual equivalent of window-shopping, and a lot of us seem to be spending a lot of time doing it.  "Wilfing" - or surfing the web without any real purpose - has become a new national pastime, according to a survey out today.
Discussion: Rough Type
THE CHART: Hottest startups  —  In two threads — one on Linked In, the other on Venture Beat — commenters are nominating the hottest startups of Silicon Valley.  We totted up the mentions on both threads.  Facebook, the college social network, scores highest; with Admob, the mobile ad network, following up.
Discussion: and VC Ratings
Marguerite Reardon / CNET
Disney Mobile shares subscriber stats  —  Disney Mobile will soon celebrate its first anniversary, and the mobile virtual network operator is providing some statistics to show how consumers are using the service.  —  In a press release issued over the weekend, the company said 30 percent …
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Finetune Launches Apollo Desktop Player  —  Social music site Finetune (profiled here along with competitors) launched their Apollo-based desktop music player this evening.  To use it you must download and install the Apollo runtime on your Mac or PC, and then install FineTune.  Links to both are here.
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Thomas Ricker / Engadget:
AACS hacked to expose Volume ID: WinDVD patch irrelevant
Discussion: Gadget Lab
Marshall Kirkpatrick:
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Discussion: The Social Web
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Barbara Whitaker / New York Times:
Finding Their Niche in Cellphone Games
Discussion: MoCoNews
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Widevine to Offer Flash DRM 'Holy Grail'
Discussion: Mashable! and Ryan Stewart
 Earlier Items: 
Tom / I'd Rather Be Writing:
Twenty Usability Tips for Your Blog — Condensed from Dozens …
Discussion: SitePoint Blogs and Bokardo
David Hinkle / Nintendo Wii Fanboy:
Guitar Hero 3 headed to the Wii this Fall?
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:
YouTube Has Pop-Ups Ads
Scott Gilbertson / Wired News:
Mozilla: Why Desktop E-Mail Crucifies the Browser
Discussion: Open Sources and digg
Ashlee Vance / The Register:
Birthplace of Silicon Valley in shambles
Google Blogoscoped:
How Do You Scale a Tag Cloud?
Programming Blog:
Things Computers Can Do in Movies
Discussion: Boing Boing, Buzzworthy and digg
Fvogelstein / Epicenter:
My other interview with Google CEO Eric Schmidt