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Scobleizer / Microsoft Geek Blogger:
Google domains going after Outlook?  MSN did that months ago...  What's funny with this headline that I see over on Memeorandum is that MSN has been doing pretty much the exact same thing for months now (and has not one, but more than 20 colleges/universities signed up according to Adam Sohn, director of PR guy for MSN).
Nick / Rough Type:
My funny valentine  —  Microsoft's kept blogger, Robert Scoble, wonders why some bloggers (like myself) covered yesterday's launch of Google's private-domain Gmail service but ignored the earlier launch of a similar service by Microsoft last November.  It's a good question - personally …
Discussion: Publishing 2.0
Mathew /
Thou dost protest too much, Robert  —  The Scobleizer is more than a tad upset that everyone is so excited by Google's hosted Gmail project (he calls some of the posts "rewritten press releases") and complains that no one is giving Microsoft any love, despite the fact that its Live domain project …
Paul Kedrosky's Infectious Greed:
Scoble, Your Mind is Calling.  It Wants to Come Home.  —  Robert Scoble — "Microsoft's kept blogger", to use Nick Carr's apt phrase — rages that the reason why Google's Gmail for Domains got a nice mention here yesterday was because I run Adsense ads.  That is, in a word, nuts.
Discussion: larry borsato and
Matt Cutts:
Confirming a penalty  —  Note: Remember my disclaimer that this is my personal site and that the views expressed here are not those of my employer?  For this post, I am speaking in my official capacity as head of the webspam group at Google, and I've had this post reviewed by Google's lawyers.
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Preview of 3Bubbles  —  Silicon Valley based 3Bubbles, which launches next week, is going to be an awesome way for bloggers and other websites to extend the conversation on the things that they write about.  —  They have created a very easy to integrate Ajax based chat interface that can be added to every blog post automatically.
Stowe Boyd / Message:
First Glimpse: 3bubbles  —  It's great to able to finally say something about 3bubbles, a company I have been advising since October last year.  Starting next week they will be rolling out a limited beta of their technology: real-time chat for blogs.  You can sign up here for the open beta, some time in the near future..
Discussion: Zoli's Blog
The Doc Searls Weblog:
In New Gatekeepers Are Still *GATEKEEPERS*, Seth Finkelstein calls my post yesterday on the matter of gatekeeping wrong and worse: … Maybe he's right.  I don't know.  —  I feel I'm in some kind of bind here.  —  I have this idea that the blogosphere is the one place in the world …
Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
Congratulations, Rocketboom  —  So Rocketboom's ad auction came off with a rather obscure advertiser — TRM, an ATM and photocopy vending company — getting the privilege to be the first to promote on the hottest vlog ... and to get free publicity because of it.
Michael Kanellos / CNET
Intel shows off its quad core  —  Just as the bragging rights for dual-core chip supremacy are dying down, Intel gave the first glimpse of a quad-core chip coming next year.  —  Clovertown, a four-core processor, will start shipping to computer manufacturers late this year and hit the market in early 2007.
Discussion: Engadget
Rich Miller / Netcraft:
Payment Gateway StormPay Battling Sustained DDoS Attack  —  Payment gateway StormPay is recovering from a distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) that has kept its web site offline for much of the past two days.  The company, which provides online payment processing for thousands of e-commerce web sites …
Marc / O'Reilly Radar:
Web Development 2.0  —  I gave a rushed and somewhat incoherent talk at the Y Combinator Winter Founder's Program last night (and let me say again — holy cow, they have such great taste in people — the companies they're funding are filled with people I'd love to work with).
Discussion: Read/WriteWeb
James DeLong / IPcentral Weblog:
Tales of DRM  —  Since people like to take shopping carts, the local supermarket used to have barriers to keep you from wheeling them beyond a small territory outside the store's door.  To get your groceries, you drove around to a usually-congested loading zone.
Alec / Alec Saunders .LOG:
Guest Posting: The Voice Long Tail  —  My good friend Chris Wood and I have been discussing the long tail concept, as it applies to voice, for several months now.  Chris works for an unnamed traditional telco.  In this short essay he introduces the idea that there are markets for voice conversations everywhere, built around context.
Russell Shaw / IP Telephony, VoIP, Broadband:
VoIP service Jajah on my mind- as possible spyware  —  Update: on Saturday, February 11, I received an email from one of the board members of Jajah.  When his name is formally announced next week, I will identify him here.  —  In his email, he denies that Jajah is spyware: … Now to my original post:

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