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Lev Grossman / Time:
Stevie's Little Wonder  —  Honey, he shrunk the iPod.  How Jobs and his team of Apple innovators created this season's must-have gadget … Kanye West is doing his level best to rock the house, but it's not an easy house to rock.  He's onstage at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco …
DL Byron / Textura Design:
Microsoft And The IPod Nano
Jan Schaffer / Wins $10,000 Batten Award  —  COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The Web site, an innovative overlay of the city's reported crimes with Google's online mapping technology, today won the $10,000 Grand Prize in the Batten Awards for Innovations in Journalism.
Ryan Singel / Wired News:
Stars Rise at Startup Summer Camp  —  Having just finished his sophomore year at Stanford University, Sam Altman spent this summer holed up in a Cambridge, Massachusetts, apartment paid for with a little bit of startup funding, writing code for hours on end and eating so much ramen he ended up sick from vitamin deficiency.
Jeremy /
Interview: Hans Reiser  —  Hans Reiser formed Namesys and began the development of Reiserfs ten years ago.  The first release of the filesystem, Reiser3, is part of the mainline 2.4 and 2.6 Linux kernels.  The more recent Reiser4 is a complete redesign and reimplementation of Reiserfs …
Victoria Murphy / Forbes:
Microsoft's Midlife Crisis  —  Steven Ballmer, Microsoft's cheerleader and chief executive, takes the stage at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta to stoke the spirits of 10,000 faithful at the company's annual sales meeting.  "Win, drive, innovate, impress!" he shouts, his forehead glistening under hot stage lights …
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Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost Publications:   Austin American-Statesman Embraces Citizen Journalism
Kevin Newcomb / ClickZ:
Oodle Takes Aim at College Crowd  —  Oodle has broadened its regional classifieds aggregation strategy to include classifieds sites targeted toward students at colleges and universities.  —  College students are a ripe, but underserved audience for classified ads, Faith Sedlin …
John Borland /
Getting Bad with Apple  —  Michael Robertson's reputation rests on the string of companies he's started, from to Linspire.  —  But that reputation stems at least as much from his habit of thumbing his nose at those in power.  He has fought major lawsuits from the big record labels and Microsoft …
Discussion: MacInTouch
Chris Kohler / Wired News:
Game Boy Micro Goes Big on Style  —  Honey, Nintendo shrunk the Game Boy.  Again.  —  Ever since the company launched its original black-and-white portable gaming console in 1989, Nintendo has striven to shrink each successive iteration of the Game Boy.  In the early '90s …
Discussion: Guardian Unlimited
Jeremy Wagstaff / loose wire:
iTunes and Your Vulnerable MP3 collection  —  My friend and fellow columnist Phil Baker writes about Apple's new iPod in his San Diego column, but he also points out a serious problem with the company's new iTunes software, something I have experienced myself.
Christian Heilmann /
10 Reasons Clients Don't Care About Accessibility  —  In: Articles  —  Working as an accessibility consultant in an IT company is a very frustrating job right now.  Highly publicized lawsuits and deep-rooted accessibility myths leave us with a lot to explain when the final product does not really help visitors.

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