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10:45 AM ET, June 12, 2007


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Thor Larholm /
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 …
David Maynor / Errata Security:
Niiiice...  Apple just released a Safari for Windows beta at  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.
Aviv Raff On .NET:
Apple Safari for Windows - Out with a crash  —  Apple has just released a public beta of its Safari browser for Windows.  —  On the download page Apple write: "Apple engineers designed Safari to be secure from day one".  —  So, I've decided to take it for a test drive, and ran Hamachi.
Discussion: and Wired News
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.
Michael / Apple Gazette:
FIRST IMPRESSIONS: Safari Beta 3 Windows + Mac
Discussion: Forever Geek
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..
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.
New York Times:
YouTube Sets Tests of Video Blocking  —  Google says it will soon begin testing a long-awaited system that can block unauthorized copyrighted clips from being uploaded to YouTube, the popular video-sharing site it bought last year.  —  Company executives have predicted that the technology …
Duncan Riley / TechCrunch:   YouTube To Test Copyright Screening Technology
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 …
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Google Responds To EU: Cutting Raw Log Retention Time; Reconsidering Cookie Expiration  —  In response to an EU letter over data retention, Google has announced that it will now anonymize server log data after 18 months, rather than the previous maximum time it had announced of 24 months.
Discussion: Search Engine Watch
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Google AdWords Adds Placement Performance 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.
Kristen Nicole / Mashable!:   Google to Release Detailed Metrics for your AdSense Campaign
Kevin Newcomb / Search Engine Watch Blog:   Google Adds Content Network Transparency
Philipp Lenssen / Google Blogoscoped:
Gmail Rolls Out PowerPoint Preview  —  Interesting: Google rolled out their slideshow feature for Gmail (some of you were already getting this as experiment for a while).  What happens is that whenever someone sends you a PowerPoint attachment, you can instantly open it in a new browser window by clicking …
Duncan Riley / TechCrunch:   Google Integrates Powerpoint Viewer Into Gmail
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 …
Daniel Terdiman / CNET
Blogger removed from NCAA baseball game for blogging
Discussion: The Bivings Report
Rafat Ali /
Cablevision Gets Strong Support From AT&T, Verizon And Others In Network DVR Case  —  Cablevision has found some friends in the network DVR case which it lost earlier this year in court: Several trade bodies and lobby groups, including USTelecom, which represents AT&T and Verizon …
Discussion: USTelecom
Yinka Adegoke / Reuters:
AT&T, Verizon support Cablevision's remote DVR plan
Miguel Helft / New York Times:
For Yahoo, an Ordeal of Dissent  —  When Terry S. Semel, Yahoo's chief executive, faces shareholders at the company's annual meeting on Tuesday, Eric Jackson will be there to pepper him with questions.  —  Mr. Jackson, who owns just a few Yahoo shares, is not happy with the company's performance …
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 …
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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