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7:30 AM ET, June 12, 2007

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Thor Larholm / Larholm.com:
Safari for Windows, 0day exploit in 2 hours  —  Apple released version 3 of their popular Safari web browser today, with the added twist of offering both an OS X and a Windows version.  Given that Apple has had a lousy track record with security on OS X, in addition to a hostile attitude …
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David Maynor / Errata Security:
Niiiice...  Apple just released a Safari for Windows beta at http://www.apple.com/safari.  Using publicly available tools we had a DoS in no time.  Keeping with our disclosure policy, we do not report bugs to Apple.  —  UPDATE: Whoops, sorry, thats not a DoS, its memory corruption.
Ryan Naraine / Zero Day:
Safari on Windows could be big target for malware  —  The news that Apple's Safari browser is coming to Windows (see Techmeme discussion) has raised eyebrows in the security research community and there's already word that a memory corruption vulnerability has been discovered.
Apple:
Apple Introduces Safari for Windows  —  Public Beta Available Today for Mac & Windows  —  Apple® today introduced Safari™ 3, the world's fastest and easiest-to-use web browser for Windows PCs and Macs.  Safari is the fastest browser running on Windows, based on the industry standard iBench tests …
Jeff Atwood / Coding Horror:
What's Wrong With Apple's Font Rendering?  —  I had read a few complaints that OS X font rendering was a little wonky, even from Joel Spolsky himself: … I didn't believe it until I downloaded the first beta of Safari 3 for Windows and saw it for myself.  —  Font rendering in Safari 3 Beta:
John Markoff / New York Times:
Apple Releasing a Windows Browser  —  Apple said today that it would make its Safari Web browser available for Windows-based PCs, opening a new front in its rivalry with Microsoft.  —  The announcement came at the end of a keynote presentation made by Steven P. Jobs, Apple's co-founder and chief executive …
Michael / Apple Gazette:
FIRST IMPRESSIONS: Safari Beta 3 Windows + Mac
Discussion: Forever Geek
Reuters:
YouTube to test video ID with Time Warner, Disney  —  NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Top online video service YouTube will soon test a new video identification technology with two of the world's largest media companies, Time Warner Inc. and Walt Disney Co..
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Kevin J. Delaney / Wall Street Journal:
YouTube to Test Software To Ease Licensing Fights  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Google Inc.'s YouTube says it will begin testing advanced video identifying technology to spot clips on the video-sharing site with media companies including Time Warner Inc. and Walt Disney Co. starting in a month.
Discussion: Lost Remote
New York Times:   YouTube Sets Tests of Video Blocking
Steve Dowling / Apple:
iPhone to Support Third-Party Web 2.0 Applications  —  Innovative New Way to Create Applications for iPhone  —  Apple® today announced that its revolutionary iPhone™ will run applications created with Web 2.0 Internet standards when it begins shipping on June 29.
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Jonathan Seff / Macworld:
Apple gives developers some iPhone access
Discussion: Macworld, mocoNews.net and JD on EP
The Chronicle of Higher Education:
Walt Mossberg Shows College Leaders His New iPhone  —  Walter S. Mossberg, The Wall Street Journal's personal-technology columnist, picked up his review copy of the Apple iPhone this morning, and he gave his initial impressions of the much-anticipated gadget to college leaders during a speech at The Chronicle's Presidents Forum.
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Valleywag:   Walt Mossberg: A bad review for the iPhone?
Oliverryan / The Browser:
LinkedIn says it will own business networking  —  In the future, everyone will likely maintain two online profiles.  So said LinkedIn CEO Dan Nye in an extended lunchtime interview last week here in Fortune's conference room/pool hall.  We had opened the conversation with THE question of the moment …
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Google AdWords Adds Reports Showing Content Network Data To Advertisers  —  Google, as expected, has added a new report type to give AdWords advertisers the ability to see the exact sites their ads are displaying on within Google's content network.  These Placement Performance reports will detail the domain …
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Kevin Newcomb / Search Engine Watch Blog:
Google Adds Content Network Transparency
Rick Bozich / Courier-Journal:
Courier-Journal reporter ejected from U of L game  —  Bennett removed for blogging super-regional  —  A Courier-Journal sports reporter had his media credential revoked and was ordered to leave the press box during the NCAA baseball super-regional yesterday because of what the NCAA alleged …
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Daniel Terdiman / CNET News.com:   Blogger removed from NCAA baseball game for blogging
Karen / Official Google Blog:
How long should Google remember searches?  —  Over the years we've taken many steps to protect our users' data and privacy.  For example, we have resisted overly-broad government subpoenas; we've designed our services to give users a choice between personalized services and general services …
Discussion: Search Engine Land and Matt Cutts
The MMO Gamer:
MindArk: Marketing and brand awareness to attract 150 million users to Entropia  —  Recently, MindArk announced they were partnering with a Chinese company and expanding Entropia Universe into China.  They stated their goal is to get 150 million users from around the world.
Darren Murph / Engadget:
HD DVD players outselling Blu-ray alternatives... at the moment  —  You should know by now that these brief claims of superiority won't mean much when the other camp flips the numbers around and cranks out a jaw dropping figure of its own, but the North American HD DVD Promotional Group …
 
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Rafat Ali / paidContent.org:
Cablevision Gets Strong Support From AT&T, Verizon And Others In Network DVR Case
Discussion: Reuters
Philipp Lenssen / Google Blogoscoped:
Gmail Rolls Out PowerPoint Preview
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The Future of Communications - A Manifesto for Integrating Social …
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Bancrofts Set Revised Safeguard Proposals
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