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8:45 PM ET, March 10, 2008

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Nick O'Neill / All Facebook:
Mark Zuckerberg, Sarah Lacy Interview Video  —  Since the keynote interview between Mark Zuckerberg and Sarah Lacy yesterday, everybody has been talking about what went wrong as well as what went right.  I was approached by one blogger yesterday after my post went up claiming …
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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:
Caroline McCarthy / The Social:
Zuckerberg talks about Facebook's future with News.com  —  AUSTIN, Texas—Mark Zuckerberg probably knew his keynote address at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival would produce a lot of press, but he likely didn't expect it to turn out the way it did.
Discussion: The Register, Tech Beat and Open Source
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb:
Mark Zuckerberg on Data Portability: An Interview  —  Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is at SXSW doing press interviews today and many people want to know what his thoughts are concerning data portability.  There's a big web out there that would like to give and take user data in and out of Facebook.
Discussion: Identity Woman and PDA
Kristen Nicole / Mashable!:   Zuckerberg Saves SXSW with Open Q&A
Caroline McCarthy / The Social:
At Developer Garage, Zuckerberg talks data portability, challenges abroad
InfoWorld:
Ericsson predicts demise of hotspots  —  As mobile broadband takes off, Wi-Fi hotspots will become as irrelevant as telephone booths, Ericsson Chief Marketing Officer Johan Bergendahl said Monday.  —  Mobile broadband is growing faster than mobile or fixed telephony ever did, Bergendahl said.
Tom Ferguson / Billboard:
Apple Inc. Downplays Beatles ‘Speculation’  —  Apple Inc has dismissed claims in the U.K. press that the Beatles catalog is about to be made available online through the computer giant's iTunes Music Store as “unsubstantiated speculation.”  —  Reports on Friday suggested that unnamed sources …
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John Murrell / Good Morning Silicon Valley:
Please, mysterious traveler, tell us of your strange new technology  —  Turns out Apple's super-sleek MacBook Air has an undocumented interference issue of particular concern to the business traveler — at airports, under certain conditions, it can suddenly interfere with your ability to catch your flight.
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Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb:
Ex-Googler Launches Search Engine Community, Topicle  —  Former Google Product Manger, Steffen Mueller, has launched Topicle, a new search engine community.  The service, which went live today, uses a model similar to that of Wikipedia, allowing anyone to contribute to the creation and enhancement of their own vertical search engines.
Discussion: CNET News.com and Mashable!
Valeria Maltoni / Conversation Agent:
14 Year Olds May Think You Are Cool  —  I was watching and listening to the keynote conversation (just click on the links that say 750, 300 or 100 on the side) by Guy Kawasaki with Steve Ballmer of Microsoft at MIX'08 last night, and something jumped at me.  —  At one point Kawasaki …
Discussion: Jon Udell and Mike Stopforth
Mark Hendrickson / TechCrunch:
Watch Out FriendFeed: Socialthing!  Is Even Easier to Use  —  Update: Head over to InviteShare to help others get into Socialthing!  Each user is given 10 invites to hand out.  —  There are a bazillion social network aggregators out there (Mike attempted to round up some of the most notable ones here).
Discussion: WinExtra and SheGeeks
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Cyndy Aleo-Carreira / Profy.Com:
Socialthing Launches. And Crashes. And Launches.
Discussion: VentureBeat and BetaNews
Reuters:
News Corp will not fight Microsoft for Yahoo  —  NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch said on Monday his News Corp would not get into a fight with Microsoft Corp over Yahoo Inc, confirming what most industry and Wall Street observers suspected.  —  Murdoch's company has been in talks with Yahoo …
Alana Semuels / Los Angeles Times:
Wikipedia's tin-cup approach wears thin  —  The nonprofit website needs to raise funds, but it resists selling ads.  —  SAN FRANCISCO — The new headquarters of one of the world's most popular websites is 3,000 square feet of rented space furnished with desks and chairs bought on the cheap from EBay and Craigslist.
Douglas Merrill / Official Google Blog:
How Google keeps your information secure  —  As many of you know, we spend a lot of time around here thinking about new products to help you run your life more efficiently, whether that's organizing email in a better way, sharing pictures with friends, or collaborating in real time on documents.
Windows Live FolderShare Team Blog:
Introducing the new FolderShare!  —  Hello, and welcome to the blog for Windows Live FolderShare.  It's a big day for us here at Windows Live HQ, and not just because we're launching this new blog.  We also have updated FolderShare, and published an all-new FolderShare website...at last!
One Microsoft Way:
Dear Computerworld, there's a reason why IE8 breaks the web  —  Computerworld's Gregg Keizer recently reported that IE8 beta 1 users were experiencing problems loading various websites, including Microsoft sites such as Windows Live Hotmail and Windows Update.
Discussion: Download Squad
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 …
Popular Mechanics:
Counterfeit Chips Raise Big Hacking, Terror Threats, Experts Say  —  As more computer chips are made overseas, the risk of hardware tampering increases, from stealing consumer data to crashing government networks.  But how real is the threat?  (Illustration by Ryan Graber)  —  This past January,
Discussion: VoIP Blog and Slashdot
 
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Clint Boulton / eWeek:
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Bryan Gardiner / Epicenter:
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Discussion: Podcasting News and PC World
Joel Hruska / Ars Technica:
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Discussion: Electronista
Joe Wilcox / Microsoft Watch:
Microsoft-Sun Embrace on Interoperability, Again
New York Times:
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Paul McDougall / InformationWeek:
Windows 7 Eyed For Antitrust Violations
Discussion: The Tech Report and Slashdot
Marguerite Reardon / CNET News.com:
FCC hints at taking action against Comcast
Underwire / Wired:
This Year's Twitter? A Simple Scheduling App That Brings Order
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Zoho People Launches for Free.  Does Salesforce.com Have Anything to Worry About?
Discussion: VentureBeat and CenterNetworks
Ionut Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
Salesforce to Integrate with Google Apps?
Ben Worthen / Business Technology:
Bigger Computer Monitors = More Productivity