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11:30 PM ET, July 30, 2007

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AeroXperience:
KB938979 to Fix File Transfer Woes.  No, really.  —  Want to copy a file from one partition on your drive to another?  As anyone using Windows Vista knows, it'll take twice your lifetime to finish.  —  In Windows Server 2008, Microsoft decided to [fix file transfer problems] …
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Valleywag:
Online Advertising: Facebook's secret rate card  —  Here's a new Facebook revenue estimate to think about: $90 million a year — from sponsorships alone.  Sure, I've poked fun at Facebook's fanciful figures.  The social network's board members, after all, can't get their stories straight …
Matt Marshall / VentureBeat:
Amp'd Mobile asset list full of porn  —  Amp'd Mobile, the mobile entertainment company that burned through $350 million in venture backing before imploding and auctioning off its assets last week, continues to baffle.  —  As mentioned, the chief executive flew around a black helicopter on company expense …
Discussion: Valleywag
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Duncan Riley / TechCrunch:
While Rome Burned, Amp'd Used Venture Capital On Porn
Discussion: rexduffdixon.com
yomiuri.co.jp:
10 automakers to jointly develop OS  —  The Economy, Trade and Industry Ministry will start developing jointly with 10 automakers an operating system for automotive electronics, it has been learned.  —  The decision will be announced this week, a ministry source said.
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Candace Lombardi / CNET News.com:
Japanese revved up for car software standard
Discussion: Slashdot
Farhad Manjoo / Salon: Machinist:
Google's open-wireless bid: FCC decision Tuesday  —  For several weeks now, I've been pushing Google's $4.6 billion plan for an open wireless Internet.  Now we're nearly at decision time.  The FCC will vote tomorrow on whether Google's plan or that of large telecom firms will apply …
Discussion: dslreports.com
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Jason Lee Miller / WebProNews:
Will Google Bid On The Wireless Spectrum?
Discussion: PC World
Jacqui Cheng / Ars Technica:
ICANN wants your feedback on registrar reform  —  The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is making progress on revamping its contract to better protect customers from registrar meltdown, and is now asking the public for feedback.  The organization launched …
Discussion: PC World and The Register
PC World:
Japanese Porn Industry Embraces Blu-Ray Disc  —  Japanese adult film makers have turned decisively to Blu-ray Disc, breathing new life into its bid to replace DVDs as the disc of choice for home movies.  —  Recommend this story?  —  The HD DVD high-definition movie format may have the lead …
Josh Catone / Read/WriteWeb:
How to Fix Yahoo!: Building a Yahoo! Platform  —  As part of our focus on Yahoo!'s next 100 days this week, I am going to dive into how I would go about fixing the company.  Or at least starting along that path.  According to comScore, Yahoo! is the 3rd most visited collection of web properties worldwide …
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:   All New My Yahoo  —  There's an all new My Yahoo (upgrade URL) …
Scott Karp / Publishing 2.0:
Web 2.0 Inefficiency: Crossposting On Twitter, Facebook, Google Reader, Etc.  —  So I got my Publishing 2.0 feed set up to crosspost to Facebook and Twitter, but I'm wondering about the utility of doing so, given that most of the people I'm connected to on Facebook and Twitter also subscribe to my regular blog RSS feed.
Discussion: AttentionMax, WinExtra and /Message
Dan Primack / PE HUB:
Qualcomm Backs iPhone Competitor  —  The condition: Apple is unable to do to mobile phones what it did to mp3 players, with subsequent versions of the iPhone acting as market leaders instead of as category killers.  —  The consequence: A bunch of mobile Internet app providers will be able …
Tyler / iPhoneology:
iPhone Firmware Hints at New Apps, Widgets  —  While browsing through my iPhone's firmware a few days ago, I came across something very interesting in one of the system preference files, "Default ApplicationState.plist."  Among the expected names, like "mobileipod" and "Weather," …
Wendy Boswell / Lifehacker:
Technophilia: Get productive with the best Facebook Apps  —  While most people are content with using Facebook to connect with friends and colleagues, Facebook can also help you get things done.  With Facebook apps - third-party plugins - you can make Facebook into your own personal Mr. Belvedere.
Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life:
A-List Technology Bloggers: What Are They Good For?  —  Mike Torres has a blog post entitled A-listers don't always "get it" where he writes … After seeing the various posts about Facebook over the weekend, I think it is now safe to say that a lot of the popular technology bloggers …
Discussion: Smalltalk Tidbits …
Anne Broache / CNET News.com:
Computer scientists hack Calif. e-voting machines  —  Forgive me if this isn't some major news flash, but let's document it for posterity anyway: University of California computer scientists have recently shown it's possible to carry out a bevy of hacks on electronic voting machines currently certified for use in the Golden State.
Discussion: eWEEK.com and The Register
Tom Krazit / CNET News.com:
Nvidia gaining ground on Intel, AMD in graphics  —  Nvidia painted a pretty picture in the graphics market during the second quarter.  —  The company's market share soared by 81 percent compared with a year ago, as it overtook AMD's ATI division and erased some of Intel's lead in the market for PC graphics …
Discussion: eWEEK.com
Alexander Sliwinski / Joystiq:
Rumor: Best Buy done with Xbox 360 core model  —  For those hoping that the expected $50 Xbox 360 price cut would bring the Core model down to the Wii-diculously great price of $250, we got some bad news.  According to a source at Best Buy who sent Joystiq these images …
Eric Bangeman / Ars Technica:
RIAA backtracks after embarrassing P2P defendant  —  When the RIAA filed a file-sharing lawsuit against a sergeant in the US Army earlier this year, it included the customary exhibits with screenshots of what it alleges are the defendant's Kazaa library.  Along with the 367 sound recordings …
Discussion: digg
 
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ChinaTechNews.com:
Report: China Suffers Most From Computer Viruses
Enigmax / TorrentFreak:
Downloading More Than Ever Before, Brits Care Less About Getting Caught
Discussion: Download Squad, Tech.co.uk and digg
Patrick Seitz / Investor's Business Daily:
Game Cycle Making GameStop A Winner
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iPhone-like keyboard for the Nokia N800
Joe Weisenthal / Techdirt:
Wikia's Search Strategy Heavy On Buzzwords And FUD
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More AMD RS780 Details Revealed
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Google hires browser hacking guru
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BitLet: A Cute Web-Based BitTorrent Client
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SLHamlet / New World Notes:
WIRED AND THE LONG TAIL OF SECOND LIFE MARKETING
Discussion: WebMetricsGuru and Infocult
Darren Murph / Engadget:
Sony and 3M settle intellectual property dispute
Jonathan Schwartz / Jonathan Schwartz's Weblog:
We Think We Can  —  Paraphrasing Henry Ford, "You think you can …
Discussion: Between the Lines
Matthew Moskovciak / Crave:
Wii dominates iPhone in crane game war
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Brad Stone / New York Times:
New Scrutiny for Facebook Over Predators
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Bejeweled Turns iPhone Into Gaming Gem
 

 
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