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Yahoo! Search blog:
Listen to the Internet With Yahoo! Podcasts  —  I'm finally able to talk about Yahoo! Podcasts, now in public beta.  This new source for online audio programming uses Yahoo! Search to make it easier than ever to find and subscribe to audio content and listen wherever and whenever you want.
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PodTech Exclusive: Yahoo! Launches Podcasting with Yahoo! Podcasts  —  Download to MP3: Exclusive Podcast Announcement - Yahoo Launches Podcasting  —  The PodCast:  —  YAHOO! LAUNCHES PODCASTING.  Yahoo! Podcasts, A New Beta Service, Lets Consumers Find and Listen to New Audio Programs
Lockergnome / Chris Pirillo:  —  Largely, I've found it easier to tag or link to an aggregated location of results than it is to tag to a specific vendor all the time.  Share the love, man!  Announcing the public beta of (yes, that's .be).  This is a metasearch service with a few unique features …
Lance Ulanoff / PC Magazine:
Microsoft's Web Mail Gets Overhaul  —  The Hotmail millions (Microsoft reports 200 million users) know and perhaps love could be replaced.  For the last seven months, Microsoft has been beta testing a radically different Web mail client, one that makes Hotmail's largely standard HTML interface look like yesterday's news.
Holly J. Wagner / Wired News:
Cuban to Launch DVD Label?  —  Mark Cuban is hiring staff that could form the nucleus of a new DVD label, Wired News has learned, a move that comes as the dot-com billionaire attempts to shatter Hollywood's release window system by making first-run films available simultaneously in theaters, on cable TV, online and on DVD.
David Carr / New York Times:
Forget Blogs, Print Needs Its Own IPod  —  SOMETIMES what appears to be a threat is actually a life preserver.  —  The poor defenseless music industry cowered - then prosecuted - when the monster of digital downloads came lurching over the horizon.  Then the iPod came along and music looks …
INTERVIEW: LOOKING BACK... HALF-LIFE 2  —  Valve's Doug Lombardi and Marc Laidlaw spill the beans on how the best FPS ever got whipped into shape  —  12:01 Valve Software's Half-Life 2, for 99.9 percent of those who played it, proved a phenomenal first-person shooter experience and the best title …
Ian Austen / New York Times:
Court Ruling in BlackBerry Case Puts Service to U.S. Users at Risk  —  OTTAWA, Oct. 7 - A court decision Friday renewed the possibility that service to BlackBerry wireless e-mail devices might be cut off for most users in the United States.  —  The United States Court of Appeals …
Matt Cutts Interview  —  How and when did you get into search?  —  I got into search in 1999.  I was working on my Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (go Tarheels!).  The computer science department there makes you take two outside classes, so I took classes …
Peter J. Howe / Boston Globe:
Airline hits Logan on bid to limit WiFi  —  American accuses Massport of using security concerns to stifle competition  —  American Airlines, the biggest carrier at Logan International Airport, is accusing Logan officials of ''strong-arming" to crush competitive alternatives to the airport's new high-speed Internet access service.
Discussion: Wi-Fi Networking News and Techdirt
Rob / BusinessPundit:
CARNIVAL OF THE CAPITALISTS TURNS TWO!  —  Welcome to the anniversary party for the Carnival of the Capitalists!  Today, the CotC is two years old.  The first edition was held right here on October 12, 2003, and had 23 entries.  When Jay and I started this, we weren't sure what would happen.
Matthew Aslett /
Red Hat CEO unmoved by Linux consolidation  —  Red Hat's CEO has rejected the idea that a reduction in the number of Linux distributions would be good for the industry, and described Novell's acquisition of SUSE Linux as "theatre".  —  There are over 300 distributions listed on …

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