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9:40 AM ET, April 24, 2007


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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
PhotoBucket Back on MySpace (I Want To Know The Backstory)  —  A simple blog post on Photobucket tells us that the war is over - PhotoBucket videos are now allowed on MySpace again after a two week ban.  —  But the interesting part of this story is what I don't know yet - who blinked first and why.
Discussion: Data Center Knowledge
Photobucket /
Videos working on MySpace again!  —  Following discussions with MySpace, we're pleased to announce that all Photobucket videos and remixes are enabled once more on MySpace with immediate effect.  Both our companies are committed to putting our users first.  —  Moving forward …
May Wong / Associated Press:
SEC to File Suit Against Ex-Apple Lawyer  —  SEC Plans to File Lawsuit Against Former Apple Lawyer, Settles With Former CFO in Options Case  —  SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Securities regulators plan to file civil fraud charges this week against Apple Inc.'s former general counsel and have worked …
Howard Mintz / Mercury News:
SEC closes in on ex-Apple lawyer  —  REGULATORS POISED TO ACT IN OPTIONS SCANDAL  —  The Securities and Exchange Commission is expected this week to bring its first legal action in the Apple backdating probe, targeting the company's former top lawyer for her alleged role in rigging options …
New York Times:   Ex-Officers of Apple Await Suit
Leelefever / Common Craft:
Video: RSS in Plain English  —  We made this video for our friends (and yours) that haven't yet felt the power of our friend the RSS reader.  We want to convert people... if you know someone who would love RSS and hasn't yet tried it, point them here for 3.5 minutes of RSS in Plain English.
Eric Bangeman / Ars Technica:   Viacom: we goofed on Colbert parody takedown notice; case dismissed
Andrew Lipsman / comScore:
comScore Responds to IAB Open Letter  —  RESTON, VA, April 23, 2007 - comScore, a leader in measuring the digital world, today announced the following response to the recent IAB Open Letter:  —  comScore welcomes the objective outlined in the IAB Open Letter of achieving transparency …
WebKnowHow News:
MySpace and Isobar Debut First Comprehensive Research Study on Social Networks and Marketing  —  Fox Interactive Media (FIM), a division of News Corporation, today released a series of research findings from the first comprehensive study examining both the growth and marketing power of online social networks.
Nancy Gohring / InfoWorld:
AT&T to aim the iPhone at enterprises  —  The decision baffles analysts, who cite design issues and the inability to write new applications for the OS as reasons they think it's a poor choice  —  AT&T plans to market the iPhone to business users in addition to consumers …
Ryan Naraine / Zero Day:
10 questions for MacBook hacker Dino Dai Zovi  —  I caught up with security researcher Dino Dai Zovi to discuss his successful hijack of a MacBook Pro machine at last week's CanSecWest conference in Vancouver, Canada.  —  We talk about the specific vulnerability, the motivation for the attack …
Jeff Sandquist:
Fred Vogelstein - An Exercise In Radical Transparency  —  Should Fred go to Mix?  —  If you remember a little while back my team and I were part of an experiment in radical transparency with Wired Magazine.  Today begins part two of that same experiment.  It turns out that Fred Vogelstein …
Vanessa Fox. Nude.:
why I will read your blog but not watch your video  —  I read a lot of blogs.  I like keeping up on what people are talking about — things people like, stuff that's new, the issues.  I'm also pretty busy during the day: email, meetings, actual work squeezed in between email and meetings.
Andy Abramson / VoIP Watch:
Jim Courtney on The Nokia N800  —  Jim has become a rabid fan of the Nokia Internet Tablet called the N800, and so have I. Jim can't wait for the Skype client to come out for it, something I hear from Skype's PR agency is coming, but with no firm release date.
Glenn Fleishman / Wi-Fi Networking News:
Fon Loops in Time-Warner in First US Deal  —  Time Warner Cable will allow its 6.6m broadband subscribers to share their connections via Fon: The Spanish startup has based its strategy on leveraging existing broadband connections, and, in fact, pitching to ISPs that more connections would be installed as a result of Fon's approach.
Olga Kharif / Tech Beat:
Wi-Fi-Sharing Communities Rise Up
Discussion: VoIP Watch
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Alfred is right: I'm irrelevant to Web 2.0  —  Alfred Thompson, who works for Microsoft, basically says I'm not welcome at Mix: Why Scoble is irrelevant in the world of Web 2.0.  —  Ahh, yes, ye olde "you must be a developer to understand anything on stage at Mix" argument.  —  Oh, but wait a second.
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