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2:15 PM ET, January 6, 2008

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Amit / Digital Inspiration:
How Techmeme Homepage Changes Over Time - Video  —  It's amazing to see how blog stories make it to the Techmeme homepage, stay there for a couple of minutes (or hours) and then get replaced by fresh news.  —  The following video clip captures 50 hours of Techmeme activity and replays it in 50 seconds.
Dean Takahashi / Tech Talk with Dean Takahashi:
CES gadgets: Netgear shows 15 new networking products for an “all access” home  —  According to International Data Corp., there are 34.4 million homes with computer networks now.  Of those, 12.4 million have Internet access for non-PC devices in the living room, such as game consoles.
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget:
Fujitsu intros a handful of concept designs at CES 2008  —  Fujitsu isn't just updating old laptops, you know.  The company currently has scores of mad geniuses sweating away on new, bizarre, and possibly unnecessary concepts, too.  For your viewing pleasure we present the “Card Viewer,” …
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Adam Frucci / Gizmodo:
Fujitsu's Fabric PC and Three Other Forward-Looking Concepts  —  Fujitsu just unveiled a few futuristic concept gadgets, the most interesting of which is probably a fabric laptop.  Sure, there's no word on just how they'll make a computer that's “soft, pliable, and can comfortably be carried …
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Anne Broache / CNET News.com:
Information overload in the Facebook-ABC presidential debates?  —  MANCHESTER, N.H.—It sounded like a good idea at first: Let Internet users be part of, virtually speaking, the Democratic and Republican presidential debates on Saturday evening by posting comments on a special Facebook message board.
Fred / A VC:
What My Kids Tell Me About The Future of Media  —  I was reading a Goldman Sachs research report on the radio business on the plane back from Australia.  I came across this chart of EBITDA multiples versus EBITA growth rates for various media categories.  —  There's not a ton of insight …
Discussion: Darren Herman
Peter Ha / CrunchGear:
Vizio announces 30 HDTV models  —  I'm going to save you the shenenigans and snark by just pasting what Vizio sent us.  Essentially, they've got 32-inch plasmas for $689 and 50-inchers for $1,399 — 1080p, naturally — and a few new surround sound systems and LCDs.
Discussion: Gizmodo and Engadget
Andrew Moore / Bend Bulletin:
Unseen Internet  —  Area's wireless providers fill a variety of niches  —  Although invisible, Internet traffic crackles through the skies of Central Oregon.  —  The region is home to four local companies that have built separate networks to provide wireless, high-speed (also called broadband) …
Discussion: DSLreports
Anne Eisenberg / New York Times:
What This Gadget Can Do Is Up to You  —  “HACKERS, welcome!  Here are detailed circuit diagrams of our products — modify them as you wish."  —  That's not an announcement you'll find on the Web sites of most consumer electronics manufacturers, who tend to keep information on the innards of their machines as private as possible.
Discussion: johnon.com, O'Reilly Radar and Slashdot
BenQ Global:
Press Center  —  Products Events  —  BenQ Reveals its First Mobile Internet Device at 2008 CES  —  Giving users a full interactive Internet experience anytime, anywhere by combining the advantages of notebooks and smartphones  —  Taipei, Taiwan, January, 4th, 2008- Global digital lifestyle …
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo:
Saddest Sight in the World: HD DVD Sponsored Bags at CES  —  Oh, poor HD DVD.  Toshiba pays big bucks to stamp its name and the HD DVD logo on every journo bag they hand out at CES.  But Warner's bitchslap has sent them home to cut their wrists and cry in the corner, so they're not even here!
Discussion: Digg
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Diane Garrett / Variety:
Warner Bros. backs Blu-ray
Discussion: RSS, Engadget HD, Gizmodo and Kotaku
Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
@twitcrit: instareviews  —  So here's what I'm trying — and I'm grateful for any help in doing it better:  —  The idea is that Twitter users can share instant reviews of what they're watching — TV shows, movies, concerts, anything — by twittering (is the verb form tweeting?) to @twitcrit.
Discussion: /Message
Scott Karp / Publishing 2.0:
Data And The Future Of The Web  —  After I asserted several times that data is the key to the future of the web, Umair Haque gave my head a good spin by asserting that data is in fact a commodity.  Umair is half right — we are increasingly overrun by data, and SOME of it is a commodity.
Discussion: Hightouch
Business Wire:
Spin, Click, Groove: Logitech Squeezebox Duet Network Music System Delivers Access, Control of Digital Music Anywhere in the Home  —  Full-Color Controller, Wireless Receiver Allow People To Manage Digital Music from the Palm of Their Hand  —  LAS VEGAS—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Today Logitech …
 
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