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Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Watch Blog:
Thoughts On & Poking At Google Blog Search  —  Chris covered the launch of Google's new blog search in today's SearchDay article, Google Launches Industrial Strength Blog Search.  In this post, I want to add some of my own thoughts.  I'll also be working up a rundown on reaction from others …
Jason Calacanis / The Jason Calacanis Weblog:
Dear Google, Thank you for blog search...  I knew this day would come (and it was not because of any insider information—no really, I had no idea), but as I've been saying on my blog Google and Yahoo will have blog search any day now.  Today Google launched the beta of Google Blog Search.
Greg Linden / Geeking with Greg:
Google launches blog search
Dartmouth researchers build world's smallest mobile robot  —  Dartmouth College Office of Public Affairs  • Contact Sue Knapp (603) 646-3661  —  In a world where "supersize" has entered the lexicon, there are some things getting smaller, like cell phones and laptops.
Discussion: Engadget and Boing Boing
Jenstar / JenSense:
First sighting of Yahoo Publisher Network RSS ads  —  I spotted Yahoo Publisher Network ads in an RSS feed today, the first time I have seen them delivered via a feed.  They look very similar to AdSense for Feeds ads and are formatted in the traditional ad unit styling.
Yahoo! Search blog:
Instant Search Gives You Instant Answers  —  If search engines are so smart, why do they give you millions of results when you type in "boston weather"?  Why even ten, for that matter?  Why not just one?  Or better yet, why not just tell me what the weather is?
Apple files for Podcasting trademark  —  In what could be construed as its latest attempt to make Podcasting proprietary, Apple this month filed for a trademark on the term "iPodcast."  —  On Sept. 4th the iPod maker made two filings with the United States Patent and Trademark Office …
Todd Bishop / Seattle Post-Intelligencer:
Gates on Apple, Google — and Microsoft's future  —  LOS ANGELES — Microsoft Corp. is grappling with "a lot of smart competitors," including Google and Apple, who are ahead of the Redmond company in some key markets, Bill Gates acknowledges.  —  But the Microsoft chairman on Tuesday …
Jo Twist / BBC:
Broadband to rule the TV waves  —  TV delivered into living rooms over broadband connections will completely change TV as well as the internet as we know it, concludes a major report.  —  IPTV (internet protocol TV), as it is known, is a budding area that is exciting telecoms and media companies.
Discussion: Technology360 and Furdlog
Dave Winer /
Yahoo's new browser-based mail app  —  After Gnomedex in June, I flew down from Seattle to meet with Ethan Diamond in San Francisco.  Ethan is a smart young developer working for Yahoo on their new browser-based mail application.  I first met him a couple of years ago when he was working …
Discussion: Between the Lines
Leslie Katz / Gadgets |
Behold the 'future of shaving'  —  In today's climate of ever-advancing gadgets, it stands to reason that even the simple little razor would keep striving to outdo itself.  On Wednesday, the Gillette Company announced the launch of Gillette Fusion and Gillette Fusion Power …
Elinor Mills / Microsoft:
MSN offers bird's eye view of Katrina damage  —  MSN has launched a Web site that allows people to see bird's eye images of the devastation that Hurricane Katrina wreaked on the city of New Orleans.  The Web site, at allows users to click on camera icons or type in specific addresses …
Half-Life 2: Lost Coast  —  "Hi.  This is Gabe Newell and welcome to The Lost Coast.  In this tour, we're going to be talking about a new graphics technology we've been developing called High Dynamic Range, or HDR.  We'll also be giving you some insight into the design and production challenges …
Discussion: Joystiq and digg

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