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1:00 PM ET, June 22, 2007


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Dennis K. Berman / Wall Street Journal: Could Hit Jackpot on Auction Block  —  Entrepreneurs Jake Winebaum and Sky Dayton were widely mocked for lavishing $7.5 million on a single Internet domain name — — back in 1999.  It was the single highest price paid for a domain name at the time.
Adario Strange / Epicenter:
Domain Madness: For $400 Million?  —  The wires are buzzing with talk that the domain currently up for sale could go for a historic price.  Even The Wall Street Journal has weighed in saying the domain could fetch $400 million.  The idea that the right dot com name …
Ashkan Karbasfrooshan / on the Auction Block?  —  This morning I woke up and got a bad feeling that we were back in crazy times.  The WSJ ran a story about how was about to get the last laugh in a sale of the company for $300-400M.  Insanity, I thought.  After all, insanity means doing …
Discussion: GigaOM
Jeff Jones / Jeff Jones's blog:
Windows Vista - 6 Month Vulnerability Report  —  I was somewhat surprised (but pleased) at the level of interest back when I published my Windows Vista - 90 Day Vulnerability Report.  It was about the earliest span of time I thought might give us some indicators, and the indicators did look good.
Ryan Naraine / Zero Day:
Flaw counting comparisons useful but fall short of true picture
Lisa Vaas /   MS: Vista More Secure than Linux, Mac OS X
Tom Sanders / vnunet:
Vista 'more secure than OS X and Linux'
Discussion: The Boy Genius Report
Hiawatha Bray / Boston Globe:
Canceling iPhone service early will cost $175  —  AT&T: Fee covers more than just the new device  —  AT&T Inc. has spent $50 million to beef up its relatively slow wireless network in anticipation of the heightened activity expected to follow the iPhone's debut next week …
Jacqui Cheng / Ars Technica:   Plan to cancel your iPhone's AT&T service? That'll be $175
David Bercovich / Official Google Enterprise Blog:
Google Sells Hardware?  —  The first time people learn about the Google Search Appliance, they often remark, 'I didn't know Google makes hardware.' Actually, to power the millions of searches and other products, Google builds and deploys LOTS of servers in datacenters all over the world.
Thomas Claburn / InformationWeek:
Google Turns Its Hardware Manufacturing Over To Dell
Discussion: WebProNews
Marguerite Reardon / CNET
Trade commission denies stay on Qualcomm chip ban  —  The U.S. International Trade Commission has denied Qualcomm's request for a stay on the ban imposed earlier this month on new 3G handset models that use Qualcomm chips, Broadcom announced Friday.  —  Qualcomm has been found to be infringing on several patents of rival Broadcom.
Discussion: Computerworld
Eric Bangeman / Ars Technica:
ITC reaffirms ban on Qualcomm 3G chips, new handsets  —  The International Trade Commission has denied Qualcomm's request to postpone or overturn a ban on the import of phones using Qualcomm 3G chips and on the chips themselves.  The ban covers phones sold by AT&T, Sprint Nextel, T-Mobile …
Lpxxfaintxx / Zune Boards:
Microsoft flying Zune Fan to Redmond, Washington  —  If you are a true Zune fan, you probably have heard about the guy who got 2, not 1, zune tattoos.  Apparently, Microsoft is flying him to Redmond, Washington to do an interview for Microsoft's website, Channel 10.  Then they will be interviewing him at 11am on July 6th.
Discussion: Ars Technica
Donald Melanson / Engadget:
Zune tattoo guy gets Microsoft's attention
Discussion: Gadgetell, InsideMicrosoft and digg
Ionut Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
Google Talk Gadget Adds Multi-User Chats  —  Google Talk Gadget added support group chat.  Just click on the "Group Chat" button when you are in a conversation, and you can invite other people to join your discussion.  Unfortunately, this feature is not available in any other client …
Discussion: Google Blogoscoped and Googlified
Garett Rogers / Googling Google:
Google Talk gadget gets multiple user chat
Discussion: Download Squad
Arn / MacRumors:
Apple iPhone Displays at Apple Stores (and AT&T Stores) [Updatedx3]  —  It appears that Apple iPhone displays are going up at Apple Stores.  TUAW noted that a "large, covered rectangular display" appeared at the 5th Avenue Apple Store last night.  They've also posted a small gallery of images of the shrouded display.
Nick Gonzalez / TechCrunch:
Who Will Be The YouTube Of Live Video?  —  The growth of Youtube and it's subsequent $1.65 billion buyout left behind a bevy of competing video sites.  Since then competitors have been seeking to differentiate themselves by focusing on longer videos, higher (bitrate) quality videos, professional content, and paying their users.
Ryan Paul / Ars Technica:
Mono Silverlight implementation emerges after epic hackathon  —  After 20 days of "intense" programming, Novell's Mono development team has successfully produced a functioning prototype of Moonlight, an open-source Mono-based implementation of Microsoft's Silverlight rich-media application development framework.
Internet Stocks on Seeking Alpha:
Yahoo/eBay Merger Case Strengthened By Semel Departure  —  Tim Poulus submits: I believe all the turmoil around Yahoo! (YHOO) following CEO Terry Semel's resignation fortifies the case for a merger with eBay (EBAY), which I defended before.  —  Keep in mind that Google (GOOG) is the perennial enemy to both.
Justin Smith / Inside Facebook:
"I have 250,000 users, now what?"  —  Craig Ulliott is a web developer in Philadelphia, PA, USA. 3 weeks ago, he built the Where I've Been Facebook application, which lets you create a map for your profile page showing visitors where you've traveled.  Cool experiment, right?
Will Yahoo's board also get a makeover?  —  news analysis After months of criticism, Terry Semel is gone from the corner office at Yahoo, and Jerry Yang is finally back to running the company he co-founded.  —  But in the aftermath of the executive shakeup at the Internet's No. 2 search site …
Sean Ammirati / Read/WriteWeb:
Google's Udi Manber - Search is a Hard Problem  —  Udi Manber, Google's VP of Engineering, gave a brief 15 minute presentation at Supernova today entitled Search is a Hard Problem.  He explained that with an audience like Supernova, he imagines we understand to some extent how difficult a problem it is …
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Sharon Gaudin / InformationWeek:
iPhone Frenzy Will Tempt Hackers To Break Apple's Security
Steve Rubel / Micro Persuasion:
The Future of PR is Participation, Not Pitching
Discussion: hyku | blog
Stephanie Strom / New York Times:
Foundation With Real Money Ventures Into Virtual World
Doug Caverly / WebProNews:
Air Force Expert Accepts Google Earth Threat
"Manhunt 2" Temporarily Suspended From Release
Discussion: Inquirer
Frank Jordans / Associated Press:
Talks on global broadcast treaty fail
David Meyer / CNET
Mandriva latest to reject Microsoft
Discussion: Epicenter and Techdirt
Catherine Holahan / Business Week:
Google Is Watching You  —  Digital privacy advocate …
 Earlier Items: 
Joshua Porter / Bokardo:
The Opaque Value Problem (or, Why do people use Twitter?)
Peter Sayer / PC World:
Nuance Buys T9 Text-Input Tool for Mobile Phones
Discussion: alarm:clock
Declan McCullagh / CNET
Tourist airship may soar over SF in 2008
Discussion: alarm:clock
Tom Krazit / CNET
ARM says it's ready for the iPhone
Discussion: iLounge
Andrew Lim / CNET
Swap my mobile phone for a million pounds? No way!
Discussion: Gadget Lab
Richard MacManus / Read/WriteWeb:
e-learning 2.0: All You Need To Know
Joshua Cohen / Google News Blog:
All the news that fits  —  Welcome to our first post on this new Google News Blog!
Discussion: WebProNews
Todd Zeigler / The Bivings Report:
Ron Paul and Distributed Online Campaigning
Discussion: Manthan

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Adele's new album, 25, now available on Pandora despite not being on subscription streaming sites like Apple Music and Spotify

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