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11:30 PM ET, May 30, 2006

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Tim / O'Reilly Radar:
Web 2.0 Service Mark Controversy (Tim responding this time)  —  A lot of people have been waiting for a statement from me (Tim O'Reilly) about the Web 2.0 service mark.  I'm back, and here it is.  This is a long post, because the issues are complex, and I hope people will read to the end.
Enid Burns / ClickZ:
Pew: Nearly 50 MM Americans Create Web Content  —  At home broadband users are more likely to create and post user-generated content on the Web, according to the "Home Broadband Adoption 2006," a report published by the Pew Internet & American Life Project.  —  Forty-eight million American adults …
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Darren / Digital Photography School:
How to Hold a Digital Camera  —  Get Free Weekly Digital Camera Tips via Email  —  One of the common problems that many new digital (and film) photographers have is 'camera shake' where images seem blurry - usually because the camera was not held still enough while the shutter was depressed.
Discussion: Gizmodo and Make Money Online …
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Social Networks are the New Media  —  No one can argue that MySpace has been the "it girl" for the past year.  And the fact that she belongs to Rupert Murdoch only seems to have heightened the envy, and gotten everyone's knickers in a twist.  As a result, it seems that nearly every media company …
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Nick / Rough Type:
The global karaoke machine
Stan Beer / itwire.com.au:
Ultimate Vista and Office 2007 at an ultimate price  —  There's no word better than "ultimate" to convey the impression that you're getting nothing but the best.  However, when it comes to Microsoft's new software, whatever you end up getting is going to cost you heaps.
Discussion: Neowin.net and Download Squad
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Ryan Block / Engadget:
Windows Vista Ultimate: $450 US?
Mark Peplow / Nature:
Simple sounds make for sound investments  —  Easily pronounced stocks do better on the market.  —  For those of you struggling to pick a winner in the complex world of stocks and shares, help is at hand.  A psychology study has found that, at least in the short-term, stocks with names …
Tom Evslin / Fractals of Change:
FeedBlitz  —  Phil Hollows, founder and CEO of FeedBlitz LLC, announced today that I made an angel investment in his company and have become a board member.  Phil's done a great job with the company so far: almost half a million people use FeedBlitz to get email updates from their favorite blogs and websites.
Robert Weisman / Boston Globe:
Why Google makes everyone else nervous  —  Firm's ad-based software is changing the media landscape  —  MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Google Inc. first gained notice early in the decade, as a small and quirky start-up with a disarmingly simple Internet search engine and an idealistic slogan, ``Don't Be Evil.
I4U News:
New Toshiba Gigabeat V30T  —  Toshiba introduces the Gigabeat V30T 30GB MEV30T portable media player with terrestrial digital TV tuner (One-Seg aka 'wansegu').  —  The Toshiba Gigabeat V30T runs Microsoft's Portable Media Center and features a 3.5 inch color TFT screen with QVGA resolution and 400cd/m2 brightness.
Discussion: Digital World Tokyo and Gizmodo
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Thomas Ricker / Engadget:
Toshiba Gigabeat V30T: a Portable Media Center with mobile TV
Discussion: dailywireless.org and MobilitySite
Bloomberg:
Microsoft's Ballmer Heads to Wall Street to Counter Criticism  —  May 30 (Bloomberg) — Microsoft Corp.'s Steve Ballmer is heading to Wall Street to meet with analysts and investors in an effort to blunt criticism that he's ignoring shareholders.  —  The chief executive officer …
Sluggo / Dinosaur Gardens:
Conquer the Video Craze was issued in 1982, at the height of arcade games' popularity.  Over a background of ambient arcade noise, Curtis Hoard, "Atari Champion finalist", reads convoluted game tips in a slow nasal monotone.  —  I've not been able to find out much about Hoard …
Discussion: Joystiq
Jaron Lanier / edge.org:
DIGITAL MAOISM:  —  The Hazards of the New Online Collectivism  —  An Edge Original Essay  —  In "Digital Maosim", an original essay written for Edge, computer scientist and digital visionary Jaron Lanier finds fault with what he terms the new online collectivism.
Discussion: Rough Type and mamamusings
Shane / Aeropause:
Game consoles and all their dimensions  —  Do you care to know the size of every current and next gen console out there?  I know I do!  Like how big is a 360 to a PS3?  This is important data and must not be overseen.  It looks like the PS3 is the winner by an over aged gamers nose hair …
Discussion: Kotaku and Joystiq
Microsoft:
Microsoft Delivers First Desktop Designed Exclusively for Mac Users  —  Ultimate desktop performance, comfort and design to meet Mac users' needs.  —  REDMOND, Wash. May 30, 2006 Microsoft Corp. today announced the availability of the Wireless Laser Desktop for Mac, its first Mac-specific desktop complete …
Discussion: Neowin.net
techspot.com:
Winamp Tweak Guide  —  Editor: Julio Franco H.  —  Nullsoft Winamp website  —  Find software prices.  —  When it comes to media players there is no doubting on the popularity of Winamp.  Its ease to use and extensive customisation via plug-ins have made it quite a legendary piece of software …
Discussion: Download Squad
Aline van Duyn / Financial Times:
Old media to embrace internet upstarts  —  High-level media and advertising executives are to meet for a brainstorming session aimed at capitalising on the surging popularity of social networking websites.  —  McKinsey, the management consultancy, is understood to have asked senior executives …
 
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Mark Wallace / 3pointD.com:
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Johnny Minkley / gamesindustry.biz:
Microsoft execs slam Sony Blu-Ray strategy
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Benchmark Invests in Pageflakes: Ajax Desktop War Heats Up
Discussion: Craig's Lemonade
prweek.com:
OPML files expand reach, measurement of RSS feeds
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols / desktoplinux.com:
Articles & white papers about Linux on the desktop ...
Munjal / Recognizing Deven:
Episode 1: March 21 6am PST to March 28 6am
Discussion: TechCrunch and HorsePigCow
Zachary A. Goldfarb / Washington Post:
Debating the Bugs of High-Tech Voting
 Earlier Items: 
Gizmodo, The Gadget Blog:
Apple's Great Glass Elevator As Buggy As Willy Wonka's
Gizmodo, The Gadget Blog:
Ferrari Dual-Core Notebooks
Discussion: Engadget and Ubergizmo
David Berlind / Between the Lines:
Another real world example of why DRM is evil
Elinor Mills / CNET News.com:
Google's video replay
Discussion: Beet.TV
Jim Puzzanghera / Los Angeles Times:
Google makes some missteps as it finds its way in corridors of power
New York Times:
Cell Carriers Seek Growth by Catering to Hispanics
fifaworldcup.yahoo.com:
Catch all the action on FIFAworldcup.com
New York Times:
Technology and Easy Credit Give Identity Thieves an Edge