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4:35 AM ET, June 1, 2006

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Om Malik / GigaOM:
Vonage IPO and Very Angry Customers  —  The Vonage IPO and post IPO saga is getting stranger by the day - in a way that could get them a direct nomination for Business 2.0's Dumbest 101 Things list that comes out at the end of the calendar year.  On paper it seemed like such a good idea …
Discussion: Business Logs
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Mark Hachman / PC Magazine:
AMD Live!  PC Launch Backed By Free Media Apps  —  Platform Push Backed By Gateway, HP, Orb Networks, Streamload  —  AMD's partners are expected to announce the first PCs based on the AMD Live! entertainment platform on Tuesday, the day that AMD will begin to make available a number of specialized …
Discussion: paidContent.org and Engadget
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Maya Roney / Forbes:
AMD-ATI Merger Looks Likely  —  Advanced Micro Devices may be looking to buy graphics company ATI Technologies, a move that would benefit the overall graphics industry, according to RBC Capital Markets.  —  "The synergies of this seem consistent with the recent announcements by AMD …
Inside AdSense Team / Inside AdSense:
Introducing the AdSense API beta  —  If you're a web developer or host, now you can generate more revenue and improve your service with the new AdSense API.  The AdSense API is a free beta service that allows you to integrate AdSense into your website offerings.  —  What can I do with the AdSense API?
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Google Blogoscoped:
Google Launches AdSense API
Alan Stafford / PC World:
The 100 Best Products of the Year  —  Powerful computers, handy services, tiny utilities, mammoth HDTVs—our editors' top picks include all these and a whole lot more.  Plus: the worst products of all time.  —  You know how many new-product pitches we get every year?
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Finally!  Bloglines Blog Search  —  Ask.com, which owns the most popular stand alone web based feed reader, Bloglines, has just rolled out its long awaited new blog search engine.  —  Ask/Bloglines has been the subject of a considerable number of jokes over the last year, after promising a blog search engine last summer.
Michael Liedtke / Associated Press:
Yahoo reprograms online video service  —  SAN FRANCISCO - Yahoo Inc. (Nasdaq:YHOO - news) is reprogramming its online video service so it's more like YouTube.com, an Internet upstart that has amassed a large audience during the past year with a free Web service that encourages people to post and share homemade clips.
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Yahoo Battles YouTube, But Forgets to Bring Flickr
Thomas Mennecke / slyck.com:
ThePirateBay.org Raided - Servers Seized  —  In their native Sweden, ThePirateBay.org enjoyed a level of immunity from copyright prosecution rarely seen in the file-sharing world.  Often defiant in the face of those wishing to enforce their intellectual property rights …
Dan Farber / Between the Lines:
Negroponte's now $130 PC due in April 2007  —  Nicholas Negroponte showed off the latest prototypes of the fabled $100 PC.  It's not longer a $100 PC, however.  The ruggedized, two pound Linux desktop (Fedora) system, with mesh networking will sell for about $130 to $140 (san shipping) to governments starting in April 2007.
Carlo Longino / MobHappy:
Should We Just Give Up On Mobile Data and Content?  —  If you look past Vodafone's huge paper loss last year, and take a look at their otherwise fairly satisfying results, you'll see that data, excluding SMS, accounts for less than four percent of its revenues.
James Temperton / cubed3.com:
Cubed⊃3; Exclusive |  Nintendo Wii to Launch on November 6th in USA  —  Rest of world to see console during surrounding weeks...  According to an industry source speaking to Cubed⊃3;, the Nintendo Wii is set to launch in the "Thanksgiving period in the USA" (Thanksgiving falls …
Ryan Paul / Ars Technica:
Red Hat creates social networking site  —  Prominent Linux distributor Red Hat has revealed a new open source social networking service called Mugshot.  Designed to facilitate integration of live social interactivity into the desktop computing experience, Mugshot emphasizes communication and entertainment.
Marguerite Reardon / CNET News.com:
Skype software to ship on Dell laptops  —  Skype's voice over Internet Protocol software that allows people to talk for free over the Internet will ship on Dell's new XPS notebooks.  —  The Skype software will be offered as part of Dell's audio/video communications package on the new XPS M1210 …
Discussion: Clickety Clack
Peter Wayner / New York Times:
PC's That Are a Lot Smaller Than a Breadbox  —  An OQO-01 PC running Windows XP weighs 14 ounces and is not much bigger than a BlackBerry.  The OQO above is being used with a foldable keyboard.  Chris DiBona carries his BlackBerry for phone calls, and as he put it, "the whole mobile dude look."
John Borland / CNET News.com:
How Sony failed to Connect, again  —  Early in 2005, more than a dozen Sony employees from the company's consumer electronics divisions gathered for an unusual meeting in the tiny Palo Alto, Calif., headquarters of digital media start-up Kinoma.  —  Kinoma Chief Executive Peter Hoddie …
Discussion: Kotaku
 
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Think Secret:
Briefly: Intel-based Xserve due this summer
Discussion: Infinite Loop
Anders Bylund / Ars Technica:
Firefox 2.0 alpha 3 available today, including Google security features
Daniel Schuhmann / Tom's Hardware Guide:
500 Hour Test of Tomorrow's Windows "Vista"
Dan Farber / Between the Lines:
Gates forgoes reality distortion for reality acquisition
Microsoft:
Microsoft Offers All-in-One PC Care for Consumers With Windows Live OneCare
Fred / A VC:
Replicating Silicon Valley
Chris Pirillo:
Web 2.0: I Told You So  —  I love to say it: I told you so.
Stephen Lawson / PC World:
Fancy Features Don't Sell Cell Phones
Discussion: Gizmodo
 Earlier Items: 
SLHamlet / New World Notes:
GOD GAME  —  From Molyneux to a new view— a functioning ecosystem in SL
Discussion: Raph's Website and Kotaku
Dan Farber / Between the Lines:
Yahoo's Semel: We aggregate, we don't have a point of view
Discussion: paidContent.org
symantec.com:
Symantec Names Genesis "Norton 360"
Reuters:
CNN, Cartoon Network sue Cablevision over DVR plan
Discussion: Engadget and IP Democracy
Cynthia Brumfield / ipdemocracy.com:
Ed Whitacre: No Packet Prioritization for Us
Christopher Hogg / digitaljournal.com:
Microsoft Considering eBay Takeover?
Tim Lee / The Technology Liberation Front:
Astro-Spam  —  The Abstract Factory flags something I've begun …
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
LogoWorks Redesign and Discount Code