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10:05 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.
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: CNET News.com, Webware.com and MacUser
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:
Apple:
Apple Introduces Safari for Windows
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.
New York Times:   YouTube Sets Tests of Video Blocking
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 …
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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.
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Kristen Nicole / Mashable!:   Google to Release Detailed Metrics for your AdSense Campaign
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
Discussion: The Bivings Report
Rafat Ali / paidContent.org:
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
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Yinka Adegoke / Reuters:
AT&T, Verizon support Cablevision's remote DVR plan
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 …
Discussion: TechCrunch and Todd Watson
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.
Steve / The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs:
Yes this is me, holding a Windows machine  —  Ugh.  I can't believe it.  The mystery of the Chinese uber laptop has been solved.  It's not a startup.  It's friggin Lenovo.  They're putting out this psycho ultraportable ThinkPad Reserve Edition that costs $5,000.  That's not a typo.
Discussion: Gadget Lab and Engadget
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.
Robert Mullins / InfoWorld:
VMware Windows-on-a-Mac product close to launch  —  San Francisco (IDGNS) - VMware Inc. is pricing its upcoming new software to run Windows on a Mac similar to rival Parallels Inc.'s software announced last week.  —  VMware said that its Fusion software for Macintosh computers …
 
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LiPS Forum:
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