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3:10 AM ET, April 25, 2008

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Microsoft:
Microsoft Reports Record Third-Quarter Revenue  —  Quarter marks the worldwide launch of Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 and Visual Studio 2008.  —  Income Statements  —  Segment Revenue/Operating Income(Loss)  —  Third Quarter Form 10-Q View the PowerPoint Earnings Release
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Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Microsoft earnings watch: more Yahoo bluster, Xbox business profitable  —  Earnings calls are a little like campaign stump speeches these days.  Microsoft Chief Financial Officer Chris Liddell used his company's quarterly earnings call to rattle sabers with Yahoo again.
Discussion: paidContent.org and Forbes
David Kaplan / paidContent.org:
Earnings: Microsoft Net Income Down 11 Percent; Stock Slides On Outlook
Discussion: EarningsCast!
Ina Fried / Beyond Binary:
Increased piracy hurt Microsoft's quarter
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
The New Yahoo: Sticky, Viral, And Most Of All, Friendly  —  Yahoo's CTO Ari Balogh and Chief Architect (Platforms) Neal Sample filled in a few more details today around their new Yahoo Open Strategy (called YOS internally).  —  Background  —  Yahoo wants to turn itself …
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IDG News Service:
3G IPhone Due on June 9, Analysts Say  —  The 3G iPhone will be announced June 9, the likely date of Apple CEO Steve Jobs' keynote at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference, analysts said in research notes on Thursday.  —  The 3G iPhone will be the “first of an impressive wave of new products” …
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Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Apple 2.0:
Analyst: Apple's iPhone a ‘bandwidth hog’
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Clint Boulton / eWeek:
Battelle Casts, but Andreessen Doesn't Take the Bait  —  The Web entrepreneur won't be goaded into trashing Microsoft, the firm that crushed his Netscape and is now targeting former industry darling Yahoo.  —  SAN FRANCISCO—Try as he might, John Battelle could not push Ning co-founder Marc Andreessen to take the bait.
Discussion: Forbes
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Betsy Schiffman / Epicenter:
Marc Andreessen: Bill Gates Ain't So Bad  —  Question: When is Bill Gates not the devil?  Answer: When he's saving the world from total technical chaos.  That's according to internet golden child Marc Andreessen, co-founder of Ning.  —  “[Bill Gates] made an unbelievable contribution,” …
geeksugar:
Inside Scoop: Apple to Unveil New iMacs Next Week!  —  Our Apple tipsters haven't let us down before, so we know that this hot-off-the press news is definitely fact and not fiction.  Stay tuned, because next week (most likely Tuesday) Apple will be introducing new iMacs to their product line-up!
Josh Catone / ReadWriteWeb:
Video Comments?  No Thanks - 5 Reasons They Don't Work  —  Yesterday morning the web's largest web tech blog added video comments courtesy of of live video startup Seesmic.  About 24 hours later, video comments had turned into a mini-trend with another 80 blogs installing them.
Ionut Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
A Radio Interview with Marissa Mayer  —  (Hopefully fair-use thumbnail of a photo)  —  KQED FM hosted one of the most interesting interviews with Marissa Mayer, Vice President for Search Products & User Experience at Google.  Some tidbits:  — because of the limited environments …
Stephen Shankland / CNET News.com:
Morgan Stanley exec named new Google CIO  —  Google has found its new chief information officer, CNET News.com has learned: Benjamin Fried, a programmer who rose through the ranks to run much of Morgan Stanley's computing infrastructure.  —  Fried, a managing director who led Morgan Stanley's …
Pete Kazanjy / Team Fusion:
VMware Fusion 1.1.2 Launches: Enhanced MacBook Air, Time Machine Support.  Adds Simplified Chinese Localization.  —  The VMware Fusion team would like to announce the general availability of VMware Fusion 1.1.2, a free update for all VMware Fusion users.  You can download this newest version here.
Jacqui Cheng / Ars Technica:
Yahoo-Google ad test triggers DoJ antitrust scrutiny  —  The US Justice Department has launched an investigation into Yahoo's test run of Google ads launched earlier this month.  Although both companies alerted the Justice Department of their plans before the test began …
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Filtering Google Searches By Freshness  —  One of the more useful Google advanced search features is the date filter, which limits results to recent pages.  Results can be limited to the past day, week, month, year, etc.  Google's Matt Cutts and GoogleOperatingSystem wrote about it late last year.
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Mike Dano / RCR Wireless News:
Report: AT&T Mobility to sell $100 femtocells  —  Carrier inked contract with femto vendor ip.access  —  According to a report from research and banking firm ThinkPanmure, AT&T Mobility plans to sell up to 7 million femtocells from ip.access Ltd., a picocell and femtocell infrastructure vendor based in Cambridge, United Kingdom.
Discussion: Engadget Mobile and Phone Scoop
Mike Ricciuti / CNET News.com:
Ballmer: You want XP, we'll keep XP  —  The death of Windows XP may have been greatly exaggerated.  —  Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said the company could re-evaluate its plans to phase out Windows XP by June 30, if customers demand that it stick around.  So far, they have not.  —  “XP will hit an end-of-life.
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The Pirate Bay Smashes 12,000,000 BitTorrent Users
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Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb:
Twitter to Hillary: You're Doing it Wrong!
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Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft:
How would Microsoft Live Mesh mesh with Yahoo's Y! OS?
Discussion: Forbes
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Clinton and Obama XSS Battle Develops
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