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5:20 PM ET, June 16, 2007

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Fred / A VC:
The Age Question (continued)  —  Brad suggested I write this post.  I've been reluctant because I don't want to pick at this scab of a meme.  I really don't want to be the guy who made it harder for anyone older than 30 to get funded in the web services market.
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Dave Winer / Scripting News:
I did it anyway  —  Fred Wilson says that kids are net natives, and that people over 30 don't invent new paradigms.  To say that ticks me off is an understatement.  —  I've been a net native since before I was 20.  Yes, I read newspapers growing up, but I also blogged before it was called blogging …
Duncan Riley / TechCrunch:
YouTube Remixer: Edit Videos Online At YouTube  —  YouTube has officially launched YouTube Remixer, a new service that allows users to edit their videos from within YouTube itself.  —  The new feature is powered by Adobe Premiere Express and supports insertion of graphics, text and audio as well as overlays and in-video transitions.
Discussion: gSpy and RIA pedia
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Greg Sandoval / CNET News.com:
YouTube launches online editing tool  —  YouTube has begun offering a Web-based editing tool that is apparently provided by Adobe Systems.  —  The "remixer," which is branded with an Adobe logo, enables users to create more professional-looking videos by splicing together media such as video clips …
Steve / The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs:
Apple faithful, we must prepare together for the media backlash  —  Apple fans, re-hypnotize yourselves with the photo above and get ready for the wave of anti-Apple stories, because I can feel it coming.  I've been in this business long enough to know how it works.
Duncan Riley / TechCrunch:
Embedded Joost Will Change The Market  —  Reports that Joost is now talking to hardware vendors about embedding Joost into set-top boxes and televisions will change the market as we know it.  —  While Joost is generally now regarded as the leader in the television over internet …
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Faultline / The Register:
Joost everywhere, embedded in hardware
Discussion: TechSpot News
Mark Wilson / Gizmodo:
Filming Farts On Fire From Anywhere In The World: YouTube Mobile Goes Live  —  Somehow unnoticed by the press until now, Youtube's Mobile site at m.youtube.com has gone pretty damn live.  That's Youtube in 3gp file format, streaming to phones.  Just like we wanted.
Discussion: CrunchGear and IntoMobile
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Haochi / Googlified:
Watch YouTube Videos on Your Mobile  —  The previously mentioned YouTube mobile version (YouTube ToGo) is now available on this page at YouTube's website.  The first page of the mobile site warns users that "YouTube Mobile is a data intensive application", and it recommends mobile users …
Dana Blankenhorn / Open Source:
Jobs does Windows with open source  —  There are two major tech stories this decade.  Open source is one.  —  Steve Jobs is the other.  Jobs put Apple back into the computing mainstream, starting with iTunes and the iPod.  Without Apple, where has the excitement been in PC computing this decade?
Discussion: PC World
BBC:
Hackers meet for coding festival  —  Web developers are gathering in London for the first BBC/Yahoo hackday.  —  The free-form event aims to show web developers how to get more out of the data feeds and interfaces the two organisations make available.  —  Those attending will be encouraged …
Kevin Kelleher / GigaOM:
For Clearwire, how good is the good news?  —  Hooray!  Clearwire rocketed 23%!  The company signed two key distribution deals this week with DirecTV and EchoStar, both of which will offer Clearwire's broadband wireless access to their customers later this year.  And the stock's moving even higher today.
Discussion: dslreports.com and TechWeb
Frank Ahrens / Washington Post:
Gone in 30 Seconds  —  Traditional TV Spot May Be Headed Toward Extinction As More Advertisers Pitch Their Messages on the Web  —  As they have for more than half a century, thousands of advertising executives, art directors, writers and moviemakers converge tomorrow in Cannes, France …
Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life:
Web3S: A RESTful Protocol for Accessing Windows Live Services  —  I had hoped to avoid talking about RESTful Web services for a couple of weeks but Yaron Goland's latest blog post APP and Dare, the sitting duck deserves a mention.  In his post, Yaron talks concretely about some of the thinking …
Sam Sethi / Vecosys:
Firefox 3 to support SQLite for offline storage  —  Mozilla have given a sneek peak at the new version of Firefox 3.  The newest and most exciting feature for me in this Alpha 5 release is the confirmation that "Places" will be stored locally using SQLite.  Places is the new name/replacement for Firefox Bookmarks.
 
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Erik Larkin / Today @ PC World:
Threat Alert: Sophisticated E-mail Attacks Spread
Discussion: Slashdot
Andrew Chen / Futuristic Play:
What is your W2SAT* score? (*Web 2.0 Startup Aptitude Test)
Mark Androvich / GamesIndustry.biz:
GTA IV episodic content exclusive to 360, confirms Take-Two
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Homeland Security to detail IT attacks
Stephen Shankland / CNET News.com:
Flickr curtails German photo sharing
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Duncan Riley / TechCrunch:
The Long Tail Is Getting Fatter
RSnake / ha.ckers.org web application security lab:
XSS Irony  —  My good (and hilarious I might add) …
Tony Pierce / LAist:
LA DirecTV Customers Can Now Get NY's WNBC, Experience NBC's …
Discussion: digg
Michelle Meyers / CNET News.com:
Pirates nab Michael Moore's yet-to-be released doc
Discussion: Techdirt and AdAge
Tom Robertson / Microsoft Corporation:
Choice  —  Users Get to Decide their Document Formats
Discussion: CNET News.com
Internet Crime Complaint Center:
The Internet Crime Complaint Center Hits 1 Million!
Discussion: Computerworld
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Seattle Lawyers Sue New Lawyer-Rating Web Site
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