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10:45 AM ET, May 23, 2007

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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
All New Technorati: No Longer Blog-Centric  —  Blog search engine Technorati made significant changes to its data architecture and user interface this evening.  CEO Dave Sifry outlined the details on his personal blog.  The changes, Sifry says, are largely in response to Technorati's changing user base …
May Wong / Associated Press:
Sprint to offer Pandora streaming radio  —  SAN JOSE, Calif. - Sprint Nextel Corp. has teamed with Pandora Media Inc., a popular online music service, to deliver personalized streaming radio to its mobile phone users.  —  Pandora is a free Internet-based radio service that lets people create stations based …
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Prototype Of Pandora Wifi Device Shown Tonight In San Francisco  —  Pandora made a number of announcements tonight at a press/user event at the Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco, which we covered earlier.  Deals with Sonos and Sprint were announced that bring Pandora Internet radio into the home and to mobile devices.
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Pandora Goes Mobile, and Sonos, and More  —  Music streaming service Pandora has had its ups and downs over the last two years since launching.  People love to listen to their personalized radio stations that get more and more tailored as you tell it what you like and don't like.
BBC:
Sony handheld to offer net calls  —  Owners of Sony's PlayStation Portable (PSP) handheld console will soon be able to make voice and video calls over a wireless internet connection.  —  Using a soon-to be-released camera and microphone, gamers will be able to call other PSP owners and some BT phones.
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Thomas Ricker / Engadget:
British PSPs to get voice and video calls courtesy of BT
Discussion: Mobility Site
Duncan Riley / TechCrunch:
Pageflakes Targets Groups With Pagecasts  —  Personalized desktop startup Pageflakes has long offered collaborative desktop sharing, allowing users to share pages within a private group, edited by multiple people, or published to the world.  From Wednesday the service gets an overhaul complete …
Discussion: Webware.com and rexduffdixon.com
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Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:   If Technorati can beat Google, why can't Microsoft or Yahoo?
Kristen Nicole / Mashable!:   Pageflakes Users Create 100,000 Pagecasts
Financial Times:
Google's goal to organise your daily life  —  Google's ambition to maximise the personal information it holds on users is so great that the search engine envisages a day when it can tell people what jobs to take and how they might spend their days off.  —  Eric Schmidt, Google's chief executive …
Richard MacManus / Read/WriteWeb:
New Version of BlueOrganizer Launched - Semantic Web In Action?  —  Today AdaptiveBlue released a new version of its BlueOrganizer product, a Firefox extension that aims to provide extra contextual information to you while browsing the Web.  Basically after you install BlueOrganizer in your Firefox …
Discussion: A VC
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Duncan Riley / TechCrunch:   Adaptive Blue Releases New Version of Blue Organizer
Ionut Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
Gmail Doubles Maximum Attachment Size to 20 MB  —  Gmail upgraded the maximum attachment size from 10 MB to 20 MB.  Gmail was quite forgiving and you could send more than 10 MB in some cases, but now it's possible to send at least 20 MB in one message.  —  Of course, few mail providers …
Reuters:
Joost hires scouts to lure Hollywood programs  —  Joost, the Internet television service backed by global media players, said on Tuesday talent scouts Creative Artists Agency will help it lure big-name Hollywood programming to its service.  —  Joost, which was founded by Janus Friis and Niklas Zennstrom …
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David Ulevitch / OpenDNS Blog:
Google turns the page... in a bad way.  —  This is a long post but it's worth the read.  In short, Google and Dell have teamed up to install some software on Dell computers that borders on being spyware.  I say spyware because it's hard to figure out what it is and is even harder to remove.
Kristen Nicole / Mashable!:
Tribler is BitTorrent for the LongTail  —  Denmark-based Tribler is a BitTorrent client that works on a recommendation system similar to Last.fm for finding new media based on your downloading history.  The non-profit group has caught the eye of several researchers, broadcasters …
Discussion: NewTeeVee, tbites, TechCrunch and GigaOM
Joanna Stern / Mobile Technology News:
EQO Mobile Launches, Giving You a New Mobile VoIP Solution  —  We go hands-on with EQO Mobile's mobile VoIP and instant-messaging functions.  —  If making VoIP (Voice over the Internet) calls from your home was the buzz of yesterday, making VoIP calls from your cell is the buzz of today.
Fox News:
European Police Probe Sex-Abuse Allegations in 'Second Life'  —  A Web site in which users travel through a virtual world in the guise of an invented character is under police investigation over claims of online sexual abuse.  —  Police in Britain, Belgium and the Netherlands …
Yuri Kageyama / Associated Press:
Sony may sell 80-gig Playstation 3 in US  —  TOKYO - Sony's PlayStation 3 video game console will come with a beefed up 80-gigabyte hard-disk drive in South Korea, and that model is being considered for the U.S. and other markets, a company official said Wednesday.
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