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11:45 PM ET, September 10, 2007


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Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft:
Microsoft offers its take on CapGemini-Google deal  —  Microsoft has been noticeably quiet whenever we bloggers/press folk ask them for comments on Google various announcements.  Today's CapGemini-Google partnership to sell Google Apps Premier Edition (GAPE) must have struck a nerve …
Richard MacManus / Read/WriteWeb:
Microsoft Issues 10 Reasons Why Enterprises Shouldn't Use Google Apps  —  Up till now, Microsoft has been very quiet about the nascent Web Office threat from Google.  But today, in response to the news that IT systems consultancy CapGemini has partnered with Google to sell Google Apps Premier Edition …
Ryan Block / Engadget:
HD video: iPhone unlocked on camera from start to finish  —  Ok, here it is, the first time on camera you've seen a real iPhone software SIM unlocked from start to finish (and not done with the demo app iPhoneSIMfree sent out last week).  The last iPhoneSIMfree unlock video we had only showed …
Brian Briggs / BBspot:
Jobs Offers Apple Lisa Early Adopters Store Credit  —  Cupertino, CA - Early adopters of the iPhone weren't the only ones receiving in-store credit from Steve Jobs.  In an overlooked announcement, Jobs said that early adopters of the Apple Lisa would be receiving a $7000 in-store credit.
Natalie Kerris / Apple:
Apple Sells One Millionth iPhone  —  Apple® today announced it sold its one millionth iPhone™ yesterday, just 74 days after its introduction on June 29. iPhone combines three devices into one—a mobile phone, a widescreen iPod®, and the best mobile Internet device ever …
Tom Krazit / CNET
Weekend frenzy led to 1 million iPhones sold?
Kevin J. Delaney / Wall Street Journal:
Yahoo's Cautious Course  —  How Now 'Sacred Cow'?  —  Lack of Major Overhaul Poses Test  —  Investors who have grown impatient with Yahoo Inc. may have to wait awhile longer to see any pop in its stock.  —  The Internet company replaced its chief executive in June and this summer kicked off …
Nick / Rough Type:
Adblock Plus: what would Jesus do?  —  I'm deep in a quandary.  A couple of days ago, after calling Adblock Plus "the nuclear plug-in," I actually went nuclear.  I downloaded the sucker and started using it.  I was seduced by Noam Cohen's description of the almost Zenlike sense of peace …
Discussion: Bits, Web Worker Daily and TechBizMedia
Geoffrey Lean / The Independent:
Germany warns citizens to avoid using Wi-Fi  —  Environment Ministry's verdict on the health risks from wireless technology puts the British government to shame.  —  People should avoid using Wi-Fi wherever possible because of the risks it may pose to health, the German government has said.
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Dorion Carroll / The Technorati Weblog:
Introducing Technorati Topics  —  Technorati collects millions of blog posts every day — too many for the average human being to even try to track.  As a Technorati power user, I've been fascinated by just how much I can find out using Technorati Search.  If you're like me and you know how to construct …
Scott Kirsner / Boston Globe:
Why Facebook went west  —  Turned down by a local venture capitalist, two Harvard students look to Silicon Valley for funding instead.  The result: Boston misses out on an online phenomenon worth up to $6 billion.  —  In April of 2004, two Harvard undergrads walked into the Charles Hotel for a meeting with a venture capitalist.
Discussion: Valleywag and Brier Dudley's blog
Dan Farber / Between the Lines:
Michael Dell: Changing the economics of SMB storage  —  Company founder and CEO Michael Dell was in San Francisco today, conducting a global Webcast "town hall meeting" focused on how his company is removing cost and complexity from storage solutions for the "under-served" market of small- and medium-sized businesses.
Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo:
Breaking: Apple Cripples iPod Touch, Eliminates "Add" Button from Calendar  —  According to support discussions and their own description pages, Apple has removed the ability to add events in the iPod touch's calendar, even while it uses the same operating system and application frameworks as the iPhone [Updated after the jump]
Everything TypePad:
Introducing TypePad for iPhone and iPod touch  —  We've baked moblogging into TypePad from the very beginning.  From integration with Nokia's LifeBlog to our free TypePad Mobile client for Palm OS, Windows Mobile, and Symbian phones, TypePad has been leading the field with excellent mobile blogging tools and services.
Villu Arak / Heartbeat:
On the worm that affects Skype for Windows users  —  (updated at 16.30 GMT, added Symantec reference)  —  (update at 17.15 GMT: FSecure now calls the virus W32/Skipi.A. Symantec has named it W32.Pykspa.D.)  —  The new week has started with a bang.  And not the kind of bang we like.
Ask City Makes Embedding Maps Just A Click Away; Enhanced Driving/Walking Directions Also Online  —  Like we do with all major posts about new services and news at, please click to read below to read the post.  We do this because some of you don't want to read a post from Gary who is Director of Online Services at
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Alles Windows Mobile:
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Discussion: Treonauts, Gizmodo and PalmAddicts
Eric Bangeman / Ars Technica:
With trial date looming, RIAA tries to avoid facing a jury
Fred / A VC:
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Dan Goodin / The Register:
Yahoo feeds Trojan-laced ads to MySpace and PhotoBucket users
Discussion: Security Fix and TechSpot News
Allen Stern / CenterNetworks:
A Few Mahalo Updates and Questions
Ingrid Melander / Reuters:
Web search for bomb recipes should be blocked: EU
Ryan Paul / Ars Technica:
Security expert used Tor to collect government e-mail passwords
Discussion: DEranged Security
Evan Blass / Engadget:
Wii Zapper, with Zelda minigame, shipping 11/19 for twenty bucks
Discussion: CNET
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Andrew Schmitt / Nyquist Capital:
The Bandwidth Explosion Myth
Tom Espiner / ZDNet:
HP targets Cisco dominance with core switch
Discussion: InfoWorld
Ashlee Vance / The Register:
AMD finally goes native with Barcelona
Matt Marshall / VentureBeat:
Rosy conditions for raising VC
Steven D. Levitt / Freakonomics:
Should Apple Burn Its Economics Textbooks?
Discussion: CNET
Duncan Riley / TechCrunch:
Record Industry Proves Again How Much They've Lost The Plot
Google's 'top spot for sale'