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Doug Mohney / Inquirer:
Anti-Skype software kills IM, P2P too  —  Bandwidth bandsaw released  —  LAST WEEK, Verso Technologies ( announced the rollout of a "carrier-grade applications filter" that can block so-called bandwidth drains such as Skype, P2P messaging, streaming media, and instant messaging.
Discussion: VoIP Watch, Joho the Blog and Gizmodo
Verso Launches NetSpective® 2. Enterprise …
Discussion: EuroTelcoblog
Jenstar / JenSense:
Called out for being a blackhat spammer?  —  A noted an interesting trackback this morning going to my YPN case study about one of the first sites showing Yahoo's Publisher Network ads, Womens-Finance.  Primarily, he is accusing womens-finance as being nothing but a black hat spam site.
Discussion: and SEO Black Hat
QuadsZilla / SEO Black Hat:   Jensense Cases Study: A Lesson in Search Engine Spamming
Noah Dylan Goldblatt:
Apple's New Tablet - the iNote.  —  James R. Stoup from Apple Matters is responsible for a recent article titled: "Flash Based Laptops, Sooner Than You Think."  He posits in his writing that Apple might extend a form of the iPod technology to a theme for desktops of consumer models …
Michael Kanellos /
Crave privacy?  New tech knocks out digital cameras  —  Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have come up with an inexpensive way to prevent digital cameras and digital video cameras from capturing that secret shot.  —  The technology they've devised detects the presence …
Discussion: Gizmodo, Engadget and mocoblog
Stefanie Olsen /
Intelligence in the Internet age  —  It's a question older than the Parthenon: Do innovations and new technologies make us more intelligent?  —  A few thousand years ago, a Greek philosopher, as he snacked on dates on a bench in downtown Athens, may have wondered if the written language folks …
Apple Expo: Harman Kardon(R) Introduces Car Audio Solution for the iPod(R)  —  PARIS, September 19 /PRNewswire/ — Picture is available:  —  Harman Kardon, a leading provider of audio products for the home, computer and automotive industries, unveiled the European version of Harman Kardon Drive + Play …
Discussion: and Engadget
Dell And Verizon Wireless Connect On Wireless Broadband  —  Media Contact Info  —  BEDMINSTER, NJ & ROUND ROCK, TX — Dell (NASDAQ:DELL) and Verizon Wireless (NYSE:VZ) have teamed to lead the evolving convergence of computing and communications devices.  This collaboration allows Dell customers …
Sarah McBride / Wall Street Journal:
Grokster Seeks Deal With File-Sharing Upstart  —  In a bid for legitimacy on the heels of an adverse U.S. Supreme Court ruling, file-sharing service Grokster Ltd. is in talks to be acquired by Mashboxx LLC, an upstart that is attempting to establish a legal peer-to-peer music company, according to people familiar with the matter.
Discussion: Download Squad
Will Franklin /
THE CARNIVAL OF THE CAPITALISTS.  —  Welcome to THE Carnival of the Capitalists.  —  When hosting traveling blog carnivals, it is customary for the host to rank, rate, profile, hide, categorize, and otherwise filter the entries.  Sometimes the better posts are near the top or are given special treatment of some sort.
Discussion: blogher
Xeni Jardin / Wired News:
CNN Hacks New TV Technology  —  Your impression when tuning in to CNN's The Situation Room for the first time is likely to be, "Geez, there's a lot going on here."  —  There is.  And much of it involves technologies familiar to internet regulars, but mostly unheard of in the context of TV newscasts.
Jason Miller / Washington Post:
New Software to Revamp Census Logistics  —  GSA Expects Siebel Systems Application to Help It Set Up 550 Offices for 2010  —  For the next census, in 2010, the General Services Administration must set up 550 offices, each with 6,000 square feet.  The offices must be equipped with furniture …
Discussion: Fast Company Now
Tricia Duryee / Seattle Times:
RealNetworks streams tunes for Sprint  —  After the splashy launch of the Apple iTunes mobile phone earlier this month, Sprint is firing back with two music announcements, one of them being rolled out today by Seattle-based RealNetworks.  —  The two announcements up the ante in mobile music …

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