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Adi Ignatius / Time:
Meet The Google Guys  —  TIME's Adi Ignatius interviews the Google triumvirate of Sergey Brin, Eric Schmidt and Larry Page  —  TIME's Adi Ignatius got the Google triumvirate of Sergey Brin, Eric Schmidt and Larry Page to sit for a talk around a table covered with Lego pieces …
Discussion: Traffick and Rex Hammock's Weblog
Adi Ignatius / Time:
In Search Of The Real Google  —  An inside look at how success has changed Larry and Sergey's dream machine.  Can they still be the good guys while running a company worth $100 billion? … It's time to make some big decisions, so the Google guys are slipping on their white lab coats.
Discussion: TechBlog and Paul Kedrosky's …
Scott Karp / Publishing 2.0:
There's Nothing Wrong With Gatekeepers  —  The blogger A-list continues to view the notion of "gatekeepers" defensively, as if it were an accusation (or "whining") — Seth Finkelstein does a fantastic job of debunking the notion that there are no gatekeepers, using the romantic myth of new frontiers.
Gizmodo, The Gadget Blog:
Mac Streaming for the Xbox 360  —  So the Xbox 360 has the ability to stream music and photos with the help of a Window's enabled (XP or 2000) PC and the Windows Media Connect service.  So essentially Mac owners are SOL?  Not anymore.  Nullriver has designed a program for OS X 10.3.9 …
Discussion: eHomeUpgrade and Xbox 360 Fanboy
Brian Krebs / Washington Post:
Microsoft Anti-Spyware Deleting Norton Anti-Virus  —  Microsoft's Anti-Spyware program is causing troubles for people who also use Symantec's Norton Anti-Virus software; apparently, a recent update to Microsoft's anti-spyware application flags Norton as a password-stealing program and prompts users to remove it.
Michael Arrington / edgeio corporation:
The Beginning  —  Edgeio is all about edge publishing.  It is our belief that services that try to restrict how users create and consume information cannot ultimately be successful.  Users own their data, and services exist not to silo that data, but rather to add value to it.
Discussion: Somewhat Frank and TechCrunch
Heather Green / Blogspotting:
Some Lessons on RSS Ads from Feedburner  —  This week I met with Dick Costello, the CEO of Feedburner, and he clued me in on some odd but interesting insights his company is learning about ads and RSS.  Feedburner manages, measures, and helps place ads in RSS feeds for big and small publisheres alike.
Discussion: A Feed Is Born and Clickety Clack
Business Week:
A Flashy New Adobe  —  In merging with Macromedia, the aim was to import its DNA as well as its product  —  A year ago, Stephen A. Elop had just become CEO of Macromedia Inc. and was getting ready for one of the most pivotal — and clandestine — dinner dates of his life.
Discussion: Smart Mobs
Matt Croydon / Postneo 2.0:
Mobile Olympics  —  I'm a little dissapointed that NBC isn't featuring their mobile Olympic coverage very well, but once you get there, it's pretty good.  After watching parts of the opening ceremony last night, I hopped on the official NBC Olympics site looking for the mobile coverage that had been hinted at during the broadcast.
Discussion: Wap Review and JD on EP
Pete Cashmore / Mashable*:
3Bubbles - Why I'm Skeptical About Live Chat on Blogs  —  Mike Arrington seems keen on 3Bubbles, a soon-to-launch service that lets you put a live chat window on your blog posts.  But you can put me down as one of the skeptics.  Mike writes: … Well, I'm not so sure.
Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
Small is the new big is the new line  —  Back in June, I wrote, inspired by some posts by Seth Godin, that small is the new big.  Seth was similarly inspired by his own posts and wrote that small is the new big.  Seth liked the line so much he used it as the title of his new book (and was nice enough to acknowledge the synchronicity).
Michael Barbaro / New York Times:
Mommy, Help Me Download 'Farmer in the Dell' to My MP3 Player  —  As digital electronics have invaded Toyland, putting video projectors and cellphones into the hands of 7- year-olds, companies that cater to preschoolers have deliberately sat on the sidelines, determined to hold up the wall between adult technology and children's play.
Kim Cameron / Kim Cameron's Identity Weblog:
INFOCARDS IN WORDPRESS  —  Julian Bond calls InfoCards for Wordpress "tremendous news".  He offers to put Mr Cynical "back in the box", but I plead for leniency.  —  Posted on Saturday 11 February 2006  —  Everyone who knows him has spoken highly of Julian Bond, and you can see what they mean …
Discussion: Burningbird and Scobleizer
Exclusive: Hands-On with PlayStation 3  —  Kikizo presents a detailed, early account of its first-hand experience with a little known console called PS3.  Is it looking like a new generational leap, or emotion engine tears?  We have some answers.  —  Nearly twelve years since Sony entered …
John Battelle / John Battelle's Searchblog:
TARGET: GOOGLE  —  Barron's has a reputation for hitting the darling of the moment in the groin, and this weekend that darling is Google.  I have a WSJ sub, I'm not sure this link is open.  If it's not, highlights:

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