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Saul Hansell / New York Times:
Google and Yahoo Aim at Another Screen  —  Two ascending Internet giants, Google and Yahoo, are to make plain today that they intend to move aggressively beyond the Internet browser and onto the television screen.  —  The two companies, already the most popular services for searching …
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Elinor Mills / ZDNet:
Yahoo goes mobile … Yahoo was set to announce on Friday that its e-mail, instant messenger, photo and other services will be available on mobile phones and PC-connected TVs, as well as on personal computers without using a browser.  —  Yahoo Go Mobile, to become available on Friday …
Discussion: The Pondering Primate
tivolovers.com:
06:29 pm - TiVo shows Series3 HDTV Cable Card unit at CES  —  Sorry for the delay, I got a later start today than I'd hoped, my bad.  I went straight to TiVo's booth and I've been here for a while now, looking around and taking photos.  I got a personal tour from TiVoPony of all the new stuff …
Discussion: TiVo Lovers, Engadget and Gizmodo
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tivolovers.com:
07:04 pm - More from TiVo - Desktop 2.3 …
Discussion: TiVoBlog.com
George Hotelling / PVRblog:
HD TiVo Series 3 @ CES
Discussion: broadband
Mike / Techdirt:
Meet The New Boss, Same As The Old Boss: Google Building Content Locks?  —  We're a bit hesitant to take seriously any reports concerning what Google is really announcing this week after all of the ridiculous rumors from earlier this week.  However, the Wall Street Journal …
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Om Malik / Om Malik on Broadband:
Yet Another DRM? The Google DRM
Discussion: IP Democracy and HorsePigCow
CNET News.com:
Newsmaker: Microsoft: We're in 'fighting shape'  —  LAS VEGAS—Microsoft has some catching up to do.  —  It's not a phrase you hear every day.  But whether it's Apple Computer's iTunes-iPod combo or Google's advertising engine, the software maker's top executives readily admit that they are coming from behind.
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Walter S. Mossberg / Wall Street Journal:
A New Palm Treo Uses Microsoft's Software, But It Doesn't Beat 650  —  Palm's Treo smart phones have been the best high-end cellphones on the market, with the finest combination of voice, email and Web-browsing capabilities in a hand-held device.  —  But many corporate information-technology departments have refused to buy the phone.
Regina Lynn Regina Lynn / Wired News:
Play Together, Stay Together  —  Every once in a while, a sex-tech innovation comes along that is so up my alley, it's hard to write a column about it because I'm too excited.  —  I fidget in my chair and can't think of any words to describe my thoughts without sounding like a marketing copywriter.
Discussion: Kotaku and PSFK
Om Malik / Om Malik on Broadband:
Slow Lingering Death of Net Neutrality?  —  On the front page of The Wall Street Journal, the clock started to tick on the "network neutrality." … Anyone who forgot the comments of AT&T's Ed Whitacre and BellSouth's CTO Bill Smith, this is just a reminder.
Paul Mason / BBC:
Do avatars dream of electric racoons?  —  As part of Newsnight's Geek Week, business correspondent Paul Mason and presenter Jeremy Paxman broadcast TV's first ever face-to-face studio session from inside the computer game Second Life.  —  Here, Paul comes face to face with the designer who made it happen.
Ian Johnston / Scotsman:
Welcome to Mars express: only a three hour trip  —  AN EXTRAORDINARY "hyperspace" engine that could make interstellar space travel a reality by flying into other dimensions is being investigated by the United States government.  —  The hypothetical device, which has been outlined in principle …
Paul R. La Monica / CNN:
A Monster deal for Google?  —  As Google bulks up in the online classifieds biz, some say a buyout of Monster could make sense.  —  NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) - Should Google start looking for a Monster under its corporate bed?  —  The top search engine is preparing to formally roll out Google Base …
Gaming Steve:
Sega Genesis Lives!  Beggar Prince To Be Released Spring 2006  —  Sure a new game hasn't been released for the Sega Genesis in America since 1998, but that hasn't stopped San Diego developer Super Fighting Team from releasing a brand new game for Sega's beloved system.
Discussion: Igniq - Gaming News and Joystiq
Paul Stamatiou / PaulStamatiou.com:
HOW TO: Make a Torrent with Azureus  —  This guide is a follow up to my series of Azureus articles that dealt with configuring and setting up the popular BitTorrent client.  Now, I will discuss how you can share any file by creating and seeding a torrent.  There are a number of reasons …
Discussion: Lifehacker

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