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10:40 AM ET, March 10, 2008

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Daniel Terdiman / Geek Gestalt:
Journalist becomes the story at Mark Zuckerberg SXSWi keynote  —  AUSTIN, Texas—Ugh.  Talk about losing an audience.  —  During Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's keynote address Sunday here at South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi), on-stage interviewer Sarah Lacy out-and-out bombed …
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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:
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.
Discussion: Zoli's Blog and Mashable!
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Raju Vegesna / Zoho Blogs:
Introducing Zoho People  —  We are excited to announce a new addition to the Zoho Suite - Zoho People.  —  Zoho People is a Human Resource Management Application for HR team in an organization.  This new business application joins our other business applications - Zoho CRM, Zoho Meeting, Zoho Projects and Zoho DB.
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines:
Zoho steps up enterprise game; Launches Zoho People
Discussion: Zoli's 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 …
Discussion: Data Center Knowledge
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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 …
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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 …
Emru Townsend / Today @ PC World:
Beatles Music Inching Ever Closer to iTunes  —  It's been almost two years since we first reported that the Beatles were digitally remastering their music catalog in anticipation of making it available on iTunes and other digital music services.  Since then, we've watched the Fab Four's surviving members …
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac and Portfolio.com
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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 …
Discussion: DSLreports and Engadget Mobile
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 …
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 …
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 …
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
The Dirty Job of Digging For Accurate Information  —  “Completely inaccurate” does not even begin to get to the heart of the problem, but we'll get to that later.  —  First, let's see if we can sort this latest rumor about the acquisition fever wafting around the popular Digg news site, published by TechCrunch last week.
Tony Smith / The Register:
Asus CEO: Eee PC to get HDD options, Intel Atom CPU  —  Asus boss Jerry Shen has revealed that the upcoming 8.9in Eee PC 900 will use Intel's Atom processor and may eventually come with a hard drive.  —  Asus' 8.9in Eee PC 900: coming April/May  —  In an interview with US title Laptop Magazine …
Discussion: Gizmodo
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Joanna Stern / LAPTOP Magazine:
Eee PC to Get Intel's Diamondville, Hard Drives, and Fashion Forward Style
Peter S. Goodman / New York Times:
Facebook Is Extending Its Network to Blood Donations  —  Facebook, the vast and expanding social networking Web site, is about to confront users with a serious new question: What's your blood type?  —  A program to be officially introduced on Monday by a New York-area nonprofit organization called Takes …
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:   A Facebook Application To Find Blood Donors Fast
 
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InfoWorld:
IBM, Hitachi team up to advance chip research
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Michael Masnick / Techdirt:
Not Only Does The Olympics Want Special IP Protections; It Wants …
Reuters:
Logitech says any Microsoft bid “without sense”
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Gmail Scam Signal Of A Much Bigger Security Issue
Xav de Matos / Xbox 360 Fanboy:
Dutch retailer advertises Euro Xbox 360 price drop [Update]
Discussion: MCV, DailyTech, I4U News and Engadget
Ryan Nakashima / Associated Press:
Facebook app lets users send movie clips
Iljitsch van Beijnum / Ars Technica:
Dropping 22TB of patches on 6,500 PCs in 4 hours: BitTorrent
Discussion: Digg
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Serving Up Television Without the TV Set
Joelle Tessler / San Francisco Chronicle:
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Cable Firms Join Forces to Attract Focused Ads
Alex Mindlin / New York Times:
The Best Kind of Traffic for Web Sites
Eric A. Taub / New York Times:
Another DVD Format, but This One Says It's Cheaper
Alex Iskold / ReadWriteWeb:
Why Apple Will Dominate Next Gen Computing
Discussion: Mobility Site
Steven Levy / Newsweek:
Gone, Without a Trace