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12:35 PM 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.
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.
Robert Vamosi / CNET News.com:
Security researchers: Safari for Windows not so secure  —  Within hours of Apple's public release of the beta for Safari 3.0 for Windows, three security researchers independently found holes within the new browser.  Researcher Aviv Raff highlighted in a blog post the company's product statement …
Kdawson / Slashdot: Apple:
Apple Safari On Windows Broken On First Day
Discussion: Engadget, Folksonomy.org and BBC
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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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: InfoWorld and Search Engine Watch
BBC:
Google cuts data retention times  —  Google is to cut the length of time it holds users' personal search data.  —  The move comes in response to a data protection group that wrote to the firm questioning its privacy policies.  —  The European advisory body, called Article 29 …
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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Duncan Riley / TechCrunch:   YouTube To Test Copyright Screening Technology
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 …
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Duncan Riley / TechCrunch:   Google Integrates Powerpoint Viewer Into Gmail
Om Malik / GigaOM:
5 ways iPhone will change the wireless biz  —  Steve Jobs' WWDC keynote, demo of upcoming Leopard and Safari for Windows may have generated a lot of oohs and ahhs, but it was towards the end that His Jobness revealed the game plan to irreversibly change the world of wireless.
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Arn / MacRumors:
No Adobe Flash Support on the iPhone
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Richard MacManus / Read/WriteWeb:
Day Without Google Begins!  —  Are you ready to spend a whole day, today (Tuesday), without using Google?  There are literally hundreds of alternative search engines to choose from.  Once again here are the 'ground rules', as prepared by AltSearchEngines editor Charles Knight:
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Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Can You Get By Without Google & Major Search Engines?
Discussion: WebProNews
John Pospisil / TECH.BLORGE.com:
Digital camera Wi-Fi memory card coming soon  —  A soon-to-be released Secure Digital (SD) memory card with built in Wi-Fi networking will allow digital cameras to automatically upload images to home computers and photo sharing web sites.  —  Californian based company, Eye-Fi …
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Joshua Karp / The Boy Genius Report:
Eye-fi brings the internet to your camera
Discussion: CrunchGear
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 …
Tom Spring / Today @ PC World:
Microsoft Readies Windows Home Server with RC1  —  Microsoft is entering the homestretch in the development of its Windows Home Server software announcing Tuesday the release of a near complete version of the program.  The WHS software is the operating system slated to be used …
Discussion: All about Microsoft
Business Wire:
ATI Radeon™ 2400 and ATI Radeon™ 2600 Now Shipping to Board Customers  —  SUNNYVALE, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—AMD (NYSE: AMD) is now shipping ATI Radeon™ HD 2400 and ATI Radeon™ HD 2600 graphics processors in volume to its board customers.
Discussion: Engadget and I4U News
Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:
Yahoo condemns Chinese repression, continues to aid it  —  Yahoo's official mission is to "connect people to their passions, their communities, and the world's knowledge."  If your community is in China and your passion is for, say, multiparty electoral systems, then Yahoo might also connect …
Discussion: Reuters
 
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HD DVD sales spike in wake of price cuts
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Antone Gonsalves / InformationWeek:
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Steve / The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs:
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