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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 …
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.
Staci /
Google Preps Move Into Classifieds Search : Google is asking classified advertising sites, including CareerBuilder and Adicio, for direct feeds of listings, according to an alert from newsletter Classified Intelligence Report.  Richard Castellini, CareerBuilder VP-consumer marketing …
Discussion: paradox1x and InsideGoogle
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 …
Steve Friess / Wired News:
Podcasting Goldrush Is On  —  The podosphere may be virgin terrain for the online world, but already the race is on to figure out whether there's any real money to be made through the new medium.  —  Consider the vast variety of approaches that have cropped up since Apple's iTunes upgrade …
Stephen Shankland / CNET
Microsoft, JBoss link server software  —  update Two companies on opposite sides of the open-source philosophical divide, Microsoft and JBoss, have signed a partnership to make their server software work together better.  —  Microsoft and JBoss said Tuesday they'll work …
Larry Greenemeier / InformationWeek:
Big business has opened its doors to the Linux software stack.
Discussion: All Points Blog
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 …
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 …
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.
News: Recent executive moves....  Not sure if anyone catalogues this stuff, but since I find it interesting....  r0ml (aka "Robert") Lefkowitz has left Optaros.  He hasn't found a new home yet, so for those interested.... No bad blood between him and Optaros, on either side. r0ml is just trying to find his ideal job.
Jeff Martin / ZEN-SEM:
Are Yahoo's top rankings being hijacked?  —  I was gauging the effect of the Yahoo! update on some sites I have a special interest in.  I saw some very interesting shifts where these sites were now ranking #1 over state government agencies that police this industry and .edu sites.
Ed Hansberry /
The Road To The Windows Mobile Powered Treo 700w  —  Rumors have been flying for months about the possibility of a Treo powered by Windows Mobile instead of the Palm OS.  For the past few weeks, it has been almost certain it was real and today, it will be confirmed at 9am Pacific time in an event …
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
What's Google learning from their Wifi network?  —  Motley Fool: Why I Fear Google WiFi.  —  I fear Google's WiFi for a whole nother reason: I fear they are using their Wifi to build a better search engine.  —  Here's what I'm thinking.  You know TV networks?  How do they know a TV show's rating?
Discussion: ben barren and Mark Evans

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