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6:15 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.
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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Edelman / Richard Edelman:
A Word to the Wise  —  Today's front page story in the business section of the New York Times by Michael Barbaro titled "Wal-Mart Enlists Bloggers in Its Public Relations Campaign" is the latest in a series of articles in mainstream media that criticize bloggers for questionable ethics.
Discussion: Scobleizer and Holmes Report Blog
Dan Gillmor / Center for Citizen Media:
Bloggers and Disclosure … It should go without saying that the bloggers should make this disclosure, right?  No question, the ones who parrot a company line — down to using the company's words — ought to be more forthcoming about the connections.  —  It should also go without saying …
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  —  Below is my first draft transcript of Ray Ozzie's session at ETech, "Simple Bridge Building".  My apologies to Ray for any typos, but the session was so amazing I thought everyone should see it ASAP.  —  Ray Ozzie at ETech, March 7 2005
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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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
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: InsideGoogle and TechBeat
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).
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
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 …
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.... :-)
 
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microsoft.com:
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Stuart Miles / pocket-lint.co.uk:
Toshiba launches Qosmio G30 HD-DVD ready laptop
Discussion: Engadget and Gizmodo
Marguerite Reardon / CNET News.com:
Cingular launches new mobile TV service
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
Reuters:
Complexity causes 50% of product returns -scientist
Adam Sherwin / Times of London:
World's fastest internet will send Britannica to Shoreditch in 7 sec
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Popular Web Site Falls Victim to a Content Filter