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schrankmonster blog:
Apple iTunes for Windows Mobile 5 spotted!!!  —  UPDATE: even more pictures and testing here...  I managed to get my hands on Apple iTunes for Windows Mobile 5.0.  After the Motorola ROKR Apple seems to get seriously into the mobile phone business.  As my sources tell there will be a special data rate …
schrankmonster blog:
more iTunes for Windows Mobile 5.0 pictures...
Discussion: I4U News
Business Wire:
Classified Intelligence Announces That Google Shops for Classified Providers  —  ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Sept. 27, 2005—Google is aggressively moving to include classifieds listings in its organic search results, making the rounds of classified advertising Web sites, requesting a direct feed of listings.
Michael Singer / ZDNet:
Five reasons for Palm's slide … When Palm ruled the handheld-computing market, few thought it would ever have to partner with Microsoft.  —  But a series of missteps, from manufacturing gaffes to strategic blunders, eventually made Palm's partnering with its longtime rival seem like a possibility …
Discussion: Cathode Tan
Ed Hansberry /
The Road To The Windows Mobile Powered Treo 700w
Ryan Katz / Think Secret:
Updated Mac minis arriving, details revealed [updated]  —  September 27, 2005 - One week after Think Secret first brought word of pending Mac mini revision, the new models have started arriving.  —  One source reported receiving a 1.5GHz Mac mini Tuesday, although the box still featured the old 1.42GHz label.
Discussion: MacInTouch, Gizmodo, MacSlash and
Jim Dalrymple / Macworld:
Apple responds to iPod nano screen concerns  —  Since being introduced almost four weeks ago the iPod nano has taken the MP3 market by storm, earning accolades from reviewers and industry analysts alike, but not everyone is completely satisfied.  Some customers have complained about scratched …
Kevin Newcomb / ClickZ:
Yahoo! Testing New Branding Metrics for Search  —  As part of its effort to make search marketing more appealing to brand marketers and other traditional marketers, Yahoo! has begun offering its larger advertiser and agency partners more advanced tools for choosing keywords.
Movable data  —  Today on Scripting News: … Well, not exactly but the web as a platform owes a lot to RSS as the first mainstream example of movable data: a simple and safe way to make human-understandable data available to any computer and application, anywhere.
San Francisco Chronicle:
Google expected to build campus at NASA Ames 1 million-square-foot complex envisioned as heart of Valley  —  Google Inc. is expected to announce plans today to build a 1 million-square-foot campus at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, sources familiar with the plan said Tuesday.
Burtonator / Kevin Burton's Feed Blog:
A Pending Ping Crisis?  —  I think there might be a pending ping crisis: … This is dead on.  It's a huge problem actually.  It mirrors the problems I've seen with IDE tool vendors.  Everyone wants your services but no one is willing to pay.  The problem is complex enough that Open Source …
Yahoo! Search blog:
Desktop Search Goes Live!  —  A little over a month ago, our resident search guru, Reiner Kraft, blogged about contextual search with Toolbar, Messenger and Y!  Q. The idea of "searching without leaving the page you're on" got us thinking; why not offer a simple and convenient way to search …
Rachel Metz / Wired News:
Booths Silence Cell-Phone Boors  —  Stepping into one of Dennis Raney's narrow, handmade phone booths may feel like a return to simpler times, but a quick look around reveals the key element is missing — the telephone.  —  In the age of BYOP (that's "bring your own phone") …
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
JotSpot Live - The Perfect Wiki?  —  JotSpot Live, a JotSpot company, launched today.  They've created an awesome wiki tool that solves at least two common wiki problems - the specialized markup language and multiple simultaneous users.  —  I love wikis.  We have one.  They are perfect for group collaboration.
Vonage Selects IPO Bankers  —  VOIP poster-child Vonage has chosen the investment banks to take it public, sources familiar with the situation say, but some of the bankers involved believe an acquisition might be a better long-term strategy for the N.J. company.  (See Sources: Vonage Is Eyeing the Exits).

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