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8:30 AM ET, July 17, 2007

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Amol Sharma / Wall Street Journal:
Google Plans Search Service for Mobile Content  —  Companies Featured in This Article: Google, AT&T, eBay, Apple, Yahoo, Vodafone Group, Time Warner, Medio Systems, Deutsche Telekom, Alltel, Microsoft  —  Google Inc. is developing a new search service for cellphones that will help consumers find …
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Duncan Riley / TechCrunch:
Google Preparing Mobile Focused Search Site
Discussion: CNET News.com
comScore:
comScore Releases June U.S. Search Engine Rankings  —  comScore (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released its monthly comScore qSearch analysis of activity across competitive search engines.  In June 2007, Google Sites maintained its spot atop the rankings with 49.5 percent of the U.S. search market.
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Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
comScore Also Reports Microsoft Search Search Rise  —  That rise in Microsoft's search share that Compete reported last week?  Now the latest figures from comScore report the same — that Microsoft's Live Search Club significantly increased traffic to Windows Live Search.
Eric Bangeman / Ars Technica:
RIAA's final tab for Capitol v. Foster: $68,685.23  —  Debbie Foster's battle with the RIAA appears to be finally over.  Today, a federal judge in Oklahoma closed the book on Capitol v. Foster by awarding her $68,685.23 in attorneys' fees, a ruling first reported by Ray Beckerman's blog.
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Ray Beckerman / Recording Industry vs The People:
Judge Awards $68,685.23 in Attorneys Fees Against RIAA in Capitol v. Foster
Discussion: Inquirer
Matt Richtel / New York Times:
Internet Phone Company Halts Operations  —  SunRocket, an Internet telephone company, has ceased operations and is moving its customers to one or more other companies, according to a person briefed on its status.  —  A recording on SunRocket's customer service line said the company …
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Network World:
IPhones flooding wireless LAN at Duke University  —  18,000 requests per second from iPhones knocking out dozens of access points at Duke University.  —  The Wi-Fi connection on Apple's recently released iPhone seems to be the source of a big headache for network administrators at Duke University.
Discussion: Inquirer and Macsimum News
Brad Stone / New York Times:
Ad Downturn Threatening the Survival of Business 2.0  —  One of the voices chronicling the resurgence of high tech may soon be silenced.  —  Business 2.0 magazine, a seven-year-old Time Inc. publication that covers start-ups, technology trends and changes in the new economy …
Discussion: paidContent.org and Mashable!
Saul Hansell / New York Times:
A Domain Name Worth $100 Million … It may just be the most expensive domain name so far.  —  The Answers Corporation, which runs Answers.com, just announced it has paid $100 million in cash to buy Lexico Publishing Group, a privately held California company whose main business is running the Dictionary.com site.
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BBC:
Google cookies will 'auto delete'  —  Google has said that its cookies, tiny files stored on a computer when a user visits a website, will auto delete after two years.  —  They will be deleted unless the user returns to a Google site within the two-year period, prompting a re-setting of the file's lifespan.
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Peter Fleischer / Official Google Blog:
Cookies: expiring sooner to improve privacy
Kate Greene / Technology Review:
The Future of Search  —  The head of Google Research talks about his group's projects.  —  Peter Norvig, Google's director of research, is an expert ace at building machines that answer tough questions.  An authority in programming languages and artificial intelligence …
Discussion: Insider Chatter and ben barren
Marion Jensen / TechConsumer:
The Next Big Thing: Why Web 2.0 Isn't Enough  —  It's easy to spot revolutions or major events in the past.  The shrinking of computer parts in the 70s, the PC revolution of the 80s that led to the Internet explosion of the 90s, etc.  At the beginning of the new millennium, we had at our fingertips millions of pages of information.
Discussion: Slashdot and digg
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Microsoft Office Live To Let Customers Purchase Ads On Ask.com  —  Ask Sponsored Listings is going to be added to Microsoft Office Live's adManager Beta search advertising service.  —  This is reportedly the first time in five years that two of the top five search engines have joined together to offer search engine ads to advertisers.
Discussion: WebProNews
Billy / The SPI laboratory:
SPI Labs advises avoiding iPhone feature  —  The Apple iPhone's Safari web browser has a special feature that allows the user to dial any phone number displayed on a web page simply by tapping the number.  SPI Labs has discovered that this feature can be exploited by attackers to perform various attacks, including:
Matt Marshall / VentureBeat:
FlickIM, a better chat for iPhone  —  FlickIM is a new lightweight chat feature designed specifically for the iPhone.  —  It's more nimble than competitors, and lets you exchange YouTube videos and Apple movie trailers.  —  More significantly, it's the first feature produced by a group …
Eric Eldon / VentureBeat:
Vodpod takes funding, grows in face of stiff competition  —  San Francisco-based VodPod is another also-ran online video site that's growing.  —  Vodpod lets you collect videos from around the web and organize them on your own VodPod page, then share them with others.
 
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Jeremy Reimer / Ars Technica:
Microsoft patent gives a peek at the future beyond the taskbar
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Prerollr Launches Dead Simple Video Advertising Product
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Rob / An Antic Disposition:
OOXML Fails to Gain Approval in US
Carlo Longino / Techdirt:
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