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10:55 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:
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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 …
Ben Homer / Online Video Watch:
Lacy Responds to Zuckerberg Keynote Disaster
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 …
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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
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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.
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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 …
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 …
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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 …
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 …
Darren Waters / BBC NEWS | dot.life:
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.
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
Serving Up Television Without the TV Set  —  The “stupid computer” is a repeated target of the dimwitted office manager Michael Scott on “The Office.”  But the show itself may be motivating viewers to put down their remote controls and pick up their laptops.
Discussion: broadstuff
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
 
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InfoWorld:
IBM, Hitachi team up to advance chip research
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Michael Masnick / Techdirt:
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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]
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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
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Alex Iskold / ReadWriteWeb:
Why Apple Will Dominate Next Gen Computing
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