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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 …
Defending Google's licence to print  —  Google's plan to create an index of millions of books has got them into legal trouble, but technology analyst Bill Thompson thinks they should press on despite the lawsuits.  —  Google wants to scan around 20 million books from four major libraries …
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 …
Eric Stevick /
Waffle-making robot a hit  —  Machine shows off a variety of skills  —  ARLINGTON - Jesse Klein is in no rush to get to the patent office.  —  > His invention - a robot that toasts, butters, pours syrup and spreads whipped cream on waffles - is both ingenious and absurd.

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