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Rafat /
AOL To Launch In2TV in Association With WB : As we hinted back in July when Network Live launched, AOL is planning a big, online-only TV effort focused on shows from older Warner Bros.  Entertainment...the service, called In2TV, will be launched in 2006, and will include episodes of more than 100 shows.
Om Malik / The Next Generation Internet:
The Archive Monetization Principle  —  Nick@Nite, move over.  AOL In2TV is here.  America Online 2.0 is going to offer the classic television shows from Time Warner archives to viewers for free.  Batman cartoons.... oh yeah!  I share Michael Parekh's enthusiasm over this development.
Richard Siklos / New York Times:
It's Like Selling Meals by the Bite. And It May Work.
Discussion: IP Democracy
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Watch Blog:
Google Renames Urchin Google Analytics, Makes It Free  —  Google has renamed its Urchin web analytics unit to be — yep — Google Analytics (as Gary predicted), in a move that follows with similar rebranding such as Keyhole being renamed Google Earth.  And just like with Keyhole …
Bob Tedeschi / New York Times:
The Trail of a Clicked-On Ad, Brought to You by Google  —  Google plans to introduce free analytical tools for online publishers and marketers today, a move that would help the company's clients get a better sense of Web site traffic patterns and advertising campaigns.
Google Blogoscoped:
Google Analytics Dead Today
Steve Rubel / Micro Persuasion:
Ten Blogging Hacks  —  Since my last three "hack" posts on bookmarklets, RSS and Technorati were so popular, I thought I would follow up with my ten favorite blogging hacks.  Don't ask me why, but I like the number 10.  These work on most if not all of the major weblog platforms, including TypePad, Blogger and Wordpress.
Liberalcowboy / Jack of All Blogs:
The Ten Evilest and Mostly Unethical Blogging Hacks  —  Recently Steve Rubel had a few good ideas.  We have a few others.  But this time its all about how to get get around the rules and not get delisted on Google, or banned by Technorati, and or booted from Google Adsense.
PalmSource Joins Linux Phone Standards (LiPS) Forum, Addressing Standards, Interoperability and Mass Adoption of Linux®  —  PalmSource will work alongside operators, device manufacturers, silicon and software vendors  —  SUNNYVALE, CA, November 14, 2005 — PalmSource, Inc. (NASADQ …
Dan Goodin / Wired News:
Boycott Sony  —  After weeks of criticism, Sony has finally agreed to temporarily stand down on an abusive and likely illegal copy restriction practice.  Hold the applause.  —  On Friday, the world's second-biggest record label pledged to temporarily stop making CDs that leave computers vulnerable to security breaches.
Michael Kanellos / CNET
Itanium sinks again in supercomputers  —  Intel's Itanium can't seem to get a firm toehold anywhere.  —  The Itanium chip family, which Intel has relegated to high-end servers, has rapidly declined on the Top500 Supercomputer list.  In November 2004 the list had 84 computers with Itanium 2 processors.
Matthew Fordahl / Associated Press:
Sun Microsystems Unveils New Server Chip
Discussion: TechSpot
Rich Miller / Netcraft:
Podcasts Help Drive Demand for High-Volume Hosting  —  As podcasts and video blogs consume disk space and bandwidth, will these large media files reside with major web hosting providers, niche startups spawned by the Blogosphere, or perhaps Yahoo or Google?  As Internet traffic shifts from text …
eBay drops charges for developers network  —  Seeking to make its presence in third-party rebranded commerce applications more ubiquitous, eBay Inc is lifting all of its API and transaction charges for developers.  —  It's the latest ion a series of moves to expand the eBay developer community.
Discussion: Techdirt
Start-up aims to join telephone, wireless calls  —  SAN FRANCISCO—A secretive start-up backed by two powerful Silicon Valley venture capital firms will on Monday outline its plans for bridging the gulf between mobile telephones and fixed-line phone networks.
Nick / Rough Type:
Love, money and podcasting  —  It's one of the great questions of our time (or at least this past weekend): Is a podcast a podcast if it isn't an MP3?  Internet audio pioneer Audible set off the debate on Friday when it announced it would enable podcasters to distribute their work in its proprietary …
Chris Gaither / Los Angeles Times:
Can Yahoo Sign On to Hollywood?  —  The difference between Hollywood's glitzy sensibilities and the smarty-pants culture of Silicon Valley was distilled in a 20-word e-mail to workers in Yahoo Inc.'s Santa Monica office.  —  Sent this year on behalf of a Yahoo executive recently recruited …
Discussion: and SearchViews
Dan Adams /
Neverwinter Nights 2  —  Obsidian sheds some new light on their next RPG.  —  November 14, 2005 - Now that the tangled weave of Interplay, Black Isle, BioWare and TSR has basically been straightened out, we're starting to see more work done by developers who had a hand in games like Baldur's Gate …
Discussion: Gamers Reports
Daniel Terdiman / CNET
'Dungeons & Dragons' goes virtual  —  When Turbine Games releases "Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach" early next year, executives there are hoping the new creation can reach the untold millions who played and loved the original, paper-based role-playing game.

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