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11:55 AM ET, April 24, 2007

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Photobucket / Blog.Photobucket.com:
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 …
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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.
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.
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.
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Rachel Rosmarin / Forbes:
Big Bang For The MySpace Ad Buck  —  When a MySpace user talks, her friends listen.  And when a MySpace user talks about your brand, your advertising dollars go far.  —  Those nuggets of wisdom are from a 65-page study commissioned by MySpace parent News Corp. (nyse: NWS - news - people ) …
Discussion: mathewingram.com/work
Pete Cashmore / Mashable!:
SHOCK! MySpace-Commissioned Research Comes Out in Favor of MySpace
Discussion: GigaOM and rexduffdixon.com
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 …
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New York Times:   Ex-Officers of Apple Await Suit
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 …
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 …
Michael Genaro / TMCnet:
Skype's Paul Amery to Keynote 4th Annual Communications Developer Conference  —  Director of Skype (News - Alert) Developers Program to Deliver Keynote Address at the World's Only IP Communications Development Conference … Norwalk, CT, [April 23, 2007] — TMC (News - Alert) …
Discussion: VoIP Watch
Cabel / cabel.name:
Coda 1.0  —  So, about a year and a half ago we began work on a new piece of software for Mac OS X. Four months ago we had a workable product that we sent to a select few friends for feedback.  Two months ago we began full scale beta testing, cranking out eight versions, each better than the last thanks to the efforts of 150 testers.
Discussion: MacUser, kottke.org and Macsimum News
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BBC:
Wi-fi?  Why worry?  —  Scare stories about the dangers of wireless networks lack credibility, argues Bill Thompson  —  Students at Canada's Lakehead University have to be careful how they connect to the internet because wi-fi is banned on large parts of the campus.
Discussion: the billblog
FilePlanet:
An Open Letter to Apple from a Lifelong Gamer  —  Hello, Apple!  I know that everyone over there is very busy designing sexy new products that make women want to take their clothes off, but I'm hoping that you can spare a few minutes to listen to a hardcore gamer and long-time friend.
Discussion: Macsimum News and digg
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.
Discussion: howardowens.com and WebProNews
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.
Discussion: Geek News Central
SearchCap:
PhoneSpots Launches Mobile 'Ad Exchange,' Announces AT&T Deal  —  Directory assistance vendor PocketThis has rebranded as PhoneSpots and relaunched a new mobile ad "exchange."  The company has been around since 1999 and pioneered the "send to mobile" feature now in widespread use on local search sites.
 
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Sumner Lemon / InfoWorld:
AMD looks to raise $2.2 billion through debt sale
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Associated Press:
High fidelity takes backseat to portability
TheStreet.com:
AT&T Quarter in Line  —  AT&T (T - Cramer's Take - Stockpickr) …
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Tiny Startup Mozy Nails Multi-Million Dollar GE Storage Contract
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Apple 2.0:
Apple's Jobs and Ive Neck and Neck in TIME Poll
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NCTA.com:
Cable supports initiatives to accelerate broadband deployment in unserved areas
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Phone Scoop:
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Jan Van Boghout / MacRabbit Blog:
CSSEdit 2.5 Out Now!
Samsung:
SAMSUNG Electronics Develops New, Highly Efficient Stacking Process for DRAM
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