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11:50 AM ET, March 10, 2008


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Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
Zuckerberg interview: What went wrong  —  I want to get video of the uncomfortable keynote with Mark Zuckerberg and Business Week's Sarah Lacy at SXSW today so I can use it as an object lesson in my journalism classes about how not do conduct an interview.  My lecture:
Daniel Terdiman / Geek Gestalt:
Journalist becomes the story at Mark Zuckerberg SXSWi keynote
Ben Homer / Online Video Watch:
Lacy Responds to Zuckerberg Keynote Disaster
Allen Stern / CenterNetworks:
Zoho People Launches - HR Management  —  Zoho is launching a new application in their business suite of apps today called Zoho People.  Zoho People is a HRM - Human Resources Management - app that includes five modules: organization, recruitment, forms, checklist, and self-service.
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines:   Zoho steps up enterprise game; Launches Zoho People
Zoli Erdos / Zoli's Blog:
Zoho Enters Human Resources Market with Zoho People.
Discussion: SmoothSpan Blog
Om Malik / GigaOM:
The GigaOM Interview: Ray Ozzie, Chief Software Architect, Microsoft Corp.  —  Fresh from his Mix'08 keynote, Microsoft's Chief Software Architect and industry luminary, Ray Ozzie, spent some time on the phone with me, discussing everything from the company's services strategy …
Richard Waters / Financial Times:
Microsoft wary on Yahoo integration  —  Microsoft would not rush to merge its technology platform with Yahoo's after a takeover of the internet company, even if meant delaying some of the potential benefits to shareholders from any deal, says Microsoft's chief software architect.
John Oates / The Register:
Microsoft's Yahoo! takeover faces technical challenges
Discussion: Electronista
Louise Story / Bits:
How Do They Track You?  Let Us Count the Ways  —  In my article in Monday's Times, “To Aim Ads, Web Is Keeping Closer Eye on What You Click,” I worked with comScore to develop a new measure for Web companies: how much data they can collect from users.  —  On the Internet …
Louise Story / New York Times:
To Aim Ads, Web Is Keeping Closer Eye on You  —  A famous New Yorker cartoon from 1993 showed two dogs at a computer, with one saying to the other, “On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog.”  —  That may no longer be true.  —  A new analysis of online consumer data shows that large Web companies …
Associated Press:
Sprint phone first to use fast network  —  NEW YORK - Sprint Nextel Corp. is upgrading one of its cell phone models so that it can connect to a faster data network, doubling its download speeds and boosting upload speeds by about eight times.  —  Both Sprint and Verizon Wireless operate …
Sridhar Pappu / New York Times:
No Game About Nazis for Nintendo  —  The Nintendo DS video game console has made itself indispensable to the playground set by serving up a steady menu of Super Mario games, plus the occasional SpongeBob SquarePants or Hannah Montana title.  —  Last month, when a 21-year-old British video …
Tim Arango / New York Times:
Cable Firms Join Forces to Attract Focused Ads  —  In an effort to slow Google's siphoning of advertising dollars away from television, the nation's six largest cable companies are making plans for a jointly owned company that would allow national advertisers to buy customized ads and interactive ads across the companies' systems.
Ben Worthen / Business Technology:
Bigger Computer Monitors = More Productivity  —  Working late?  Blame your computer screen.  A new study finds that bigger monitors make people more productive.  —  Researchers at the University of Utah tested how quickly people performed tasks like editing a document …
Jonathan Brown / The Independent:
McCartney to release Beatles back catalogue on iTunes  —  Making The Beatles? back catalogue available online through iTunes could make a tidy profit for Sir Paul cCartney, following his £30m divorce wrangle with Heather Mills  —  It may be almost 38 years since they officially split …
Emru Townsend / Today @ PC World:
Beatles Music Inching Ever Closer to iTunes
Mark Hendrickson / TechCrunch:
Watch Out FriendFeed: Socialthing!  Is Even Easier to Use  —  There are a bazillion social network aggregators out there (Mike attempted to round up some of the most notable ones here).  FriendFeed is the most visible of them all for two main reasons: it was founded a group of ex-Googlers and …
Alex Mindlin / New York Times:
The Best Kind of Traffic for Web Sites  —  If you sell things on the Internet, should you tinker with your Web site so that it ranks high in search results?  Or would you be wiser to spend money on the paid listings that appear beside those results?  —  A recent study by Engine Ready …
Darren Murph / Engadget:
TSA can't believe MacBook Air is a real laptop, causes owner to miss flight  —  The TSA has been known to take issue with products designed in Cupertino before, but for one particular traveler, it was Apple's thinnest laptop ever that caused the latest holdup.
Darren Waters / BBC NEWS |
Zoooming to Japan  —  Last year I met Kris Tate, the young developer behind web 2.0 start-up, Zooomr, a photo-sharing site.  —  He had moved to San Francisco at 17 to get closer to the heart of the web community and built Zooomr as a way of sharing photos with friends and family.
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