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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 …
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Gada - Tag Meta Search Done Right  —  Chris Pirillo has launched today - a powerful tag meta-search engine that has an incredibly simple and thoughtful design.  Shayne Sweeney is the developer who's building Gada.  —  Gada takes a query and runs it against sites like Google News …
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
You using Pirillo's tag meta search  —  Chris Pirillo just released his new service:  He wrote more about on his blog.  —  Now, this is really cool.  Particularly for mobile phone users.  Why?  Well, first of all the URL is easy to type on T9 text pad.
Rafat /
Top Headlines For Today  — Launching: Venture Showcase  — Announcing: The Official MIPCOM Blog  — VeriSign-Moreover: Google Came Close  — Yahoo Podcasting Beta Readies For Launch  — BSkyB's Digital Media Activities: Movie and Sports Downloads
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.
R.I.P. WYSIWYG … For the last twenty-five years, one user interface style has reigned supreme: the Macintosh-style graphical user interface.  It's now reached its limits, however, and will be replaced by a style that partly reverses some of its most treasured interaction principles.
Discussion:, OpsanBlog and TeleRead
Web enjoys year of biggest growth  —  The web has grown more in 2005 than it did at the height of the dotcom boom, says a study.  —  In the year to October the web grew by more than 17 million sites, says monitoring firm Netcraft.  —  This figure exceeds the growth of 16 million sites seen …
Discussion: TeleRead and PalmAddicts
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 …
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.
Duncan Riley / The Blog Herald:
The Blog Herald Blog Count October 2005: over 100 million blogs created  —  Its been three months since the last Blog Herald Blog Count due to the richness of the figures I've been collecting and the time its takes, but the Blog Count returns for October, and will now be published quarterly.
Discussion: Perceptric Forum
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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