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5:30 PM ET, March 7, 2006

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Ina Fried / CNET News.com:
Intel shows Origami-like device  —  SAN FRANCISCO—Intel on Tuesday plans to show off the minitablet device at the center of Microsoft's Origami Project.  —  In a preview of Tuesday afternoon's demonstration, Intel Marketing Director Brad Graff showed CNET News.com several of the Ultra Mobile PC devices …
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Lora / What Is New:
CNBC showing Origami??  —  On right now, "We will be showing this as a world exclusive in a few minutes."  (CNBC)  —  Can't wait to see what they show.  Earlier in the same segment they showed what looked like the Archos AV 700 Portable DVR (shown at CES) as an example of what is to come in the small PC world.
Discussion: Gizmodo
Loren / Incremental Blogger:
CNBC shows UMPC/Origami on TV  —  CNBC says they will have a world exclusive this morning and be showing the first Origami on TV.  CNBC is at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF).  —  It's 8:08AM Pacific Time...I'm not sure when the Origami will be shown.  They just gave a teaser and said they will soon show an Origami unit.
Thomas Ricker / Engadget:
Intel UMPC details begin to emerge — products coming on 9th
Discussion: GottaBeMobile.com and MobilitySite
Fred / A VC:
AOL Opens Up AIM (sort of)  —  I've been critical of AOL recently on this blog, but not today.  They are doing something smart in opening up the AIM platform for third party developers.  Now if you are building a cool new web service and you want to incorporate AIM into your service, you can do it.
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media.timewarner.com:
AOL Introduces New Open AIM Strategy  —  Puts the Power of Real Time Communications and Access to More Than 63 Million Active Worldwide Users into the Hands of Developers, Online Communities and Sites and Services of Every Kind  —  Dulles, VA - March 6, 2005 - AOL today announced the creation …
Dave Winer / Dave's Wordpress Blog:
Ray Ozzie's clipboard for the web  —  Ray Ozzie's new idea is a clipboard for the web.  A brief summary of the idea follows; it's fully explained on Ray's blog, with screen casts.  I watched #1 and #3.  —  Narrative  —  Let's say you have two sites both of which understand calendar data.
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Nat / O'Reilly Radar:
ETech: Ray Ozzie
Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
Does the 'P' in 'PR' stand for 'press' or 'public'?  —  The New York Times this morning reports on Walmart's PR strategy with blogs, executed via the Edelman PR firm.  —  First, I suggest you read the story and substitute the name of your local newspaper for any reference to bloggers.
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Jean Véronis / Technologies du Langage:
Search: And the winner is...  [ French version - Version française ]  —  Google and Yahoo - a tie!  —  Yes, that's the result of the evaluation I carried out in December 2005 with my students in Aix, some aspects of which I have already revealed on this blog (see [fr] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5).
biz.yahoo.com:
Who controls how you use your Internet access?  Vonage Canada challenges Shaw "VoIP tax"  —  Internet phone service company Vonage Canada warns that cable and phone companies could restrict "network neutrality" by limiting Canadians' freedom of choice on the Internet; requests CRTC investigate "anti-competitive" action by Shaw
May Wong / Associated Press:
TiVo to expand program recording to cellphone  —  SAN JOSE, Calif. — TiVo subscribers will soon be able to program television recordings straight from cellphones using the Verizon Wireless network.  —  An agreement with Verizon Wireless, announced Tuesday, expands on TiVo's strategy to bring …
Tom Zeller Jr / New York Times:
Popular Web Site Falls Victim to a Content Filter  —  THERE are lots of ways to describe Boing Boing, the Web's obliquely subtitled "Directory of Wonderful Things," which draws millions of eyeballs to its relentless, stylistically minimalist scroll of high-weirdness each month.
Discussion: Things That, J. LeRoy and Boing Boing
J Matthew Buchanan / Rethink(IP):
Rethink(IP) Aloud Podcast #5 - Next Generation Electronic Filing of Patent Applications - a conversation with Carl Oppedahl  —  Permalink: Rethink(IP) Aloud Podcast #5 - Next Generation Electronic Filing of Patent Applications - a conversation with Carl Oppedahl
ZDNet:
Winner mocks OS X hacking contest … Gaining root access to a Mac is "easy pickings," according to an individual who won an OS X hacking challenge last month by gaining root control of a machine using an unpublished security vulnerability.  —  On Feb. 22, the Sweden-based Mac enthusiast set …
Marguerite Reardon / CNET News.com:
Cingular launches new mobile TV service  —  Cingular is expected to announce on Tuesday an on-demand mobile TV service that runs over its new 3G wireless network.  —  The service—called Cingular Video—allows viewers to select short three- to five-minute clips from 18 different channels …
Matt Asay / Open Sources by Dave Rosenberg …:
Still fretting over mudbloods  —  Gianugo is on one again.  Now, how he (or anyone else for that matter) can think of something as trivial as open source software and world code peace is beyond me when there's a good chance that smug Jose Mourinho will be humbled today by mighty Barcelona, but we all have our priorities.... :-)
Scot Wingo / eBay Strategies:
EXCLUSIVE - oh my stars!  —  Ok folks, we've been learning more and more about the Google Base / wallet reputation system.  Last week it was a rumor from Dirson with no screen shots/backup.  Yesterday we found the link that talks about "See my seller ratings".
Discussion: TechBeat
 
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Chris Leckness / MobilitySite:
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Discussion: Gizmodo
Arshad Mohammed / Washington Post:
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Stuart Miles / pocket-lint.co.uk:
Toshiba launches Qosmio G30 HD-DVD ready laptop
Discussion: Engadget and Gizmodo
Henry Blodget / Internet Outsider:
Huge Net Capex: One-Time or Permanent?
Discussion: Clickety Clack and Zoli's Blog
Tony Smith / reghardware.co.uk:
Sony to ship blank Blu-ray Discs this month
 Earlier Items: 
Reuters:
Complexity causes 50% of product returns -scientist
Quentin Reade / webuser.co.uk:
Web users 'only visit six sites'
Stuart Miles / pocket-lint.co.uk:
Sony launches 3 new Bravia LCD HD ready TV ranges
Discussion: HD Beat, HDBlog.net and Engadget
Stephen Bryant / publish.com:
Six Apart Launches Enterprise Blogging Tools
Discussion: Changing Way
microsoft.com:
Microsoft Lands Milestone 5,000th Patent
Adam Sherwin / Times of London:
World's fastest internet will send Britannica to Shoreditch in 7 sec
Lia Miller / New York Times:
Cosby's Lawyers See No Flattery in an Imitation
Discussion: Metafilter