Check out Mini-Techmeme for simple mobiles or Techmeme Mobile for modern smartphones.
10:20 AM ET, June 1, 2006

Techmeme

 Top Items: 
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.
RELATED ITEMS:
Read/WriteWeb:
New Ask.com blog search and Bloglines upgrade (but no new UI)  —  Ask.com is releasing a new blog search feature on their search engine, as well as integrating search more into their leading web-based RSS Reader Bloglines.  You'll recall that Ask.com (or Ask Jeeves as it was known then) …
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Yahoo Battles YouTube, But Forgets to Bring Flickr  —  The new Yahoo Video product is launching tonight (Wednesday) at 9 pm PST.  The big change?  Yahoo Video is targeting YouTube by allowing user-generated videos on the site.  The biggest disappointment?  The product is not being integrated (yet) into Flickr.
RELATED ITEMS:
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.
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."
Discussion: Screenwerk
Paul Kallender / BBC:
Fuel cells in laptops edge closer  —  Electronics companies are promoting fuel cells as an environmentally-friendly and convenient alternative to traditional lithium ion batteries.  —  The technology promises to supplement or replace today's batteries in laptops.
Discussion: Engadget
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 …
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?
Caroline E. Mayer / Washington Post:
Banks Honor Bogus Checks and Scam Victims Pay  —  Trying to sell his 1968 Mustang online, John Schaefer received what appeared to be a firm offer from an overseas classic-car dealer.  The buyer sent Schaefer a check for $14,000 even though Schaefer was asking only $8,000.
Discussion: Techdirt
Think Secret:
Briefly: Intel-based Xserve due this summer  —  May 31, 2006 - Apple's Xserve may find Intel processors inside of it ahead of any Power Mac upgrade, sources report.  Intel is currently on track to deliver Woodcrest, the code-named successor to its Xeon processor targeted at servers, in June …
Discussion: Engadget and Infinite Loop
Daniel Schuhmann / Tom's Hardware Guide:
500 Hour Test of Tomorrow's Windows "Vista"  —  Only Nine More Months Until Windows Vista Goes Live?  —  Many publications don't take the time or trouble to look behind the scenes when writing about new operating systems or other software.  Users who specialize in software matters …
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
Michael Bazeley / SiliconBeat:
Unshackling your digital media player with Zing  —  How often have people wished their iPods were wireless, so they could download their digital content on-demand, wherever they were?  —  Although Zing can't solve that problem for iPod owners, the new Bay Area company is hoping to provide always …
Discussion: GigaOM and Orbitcast
Allison Linn / Associated Press:
Microsoft officially launches paid security product  —  SEATTLE — Security software makers, the 800-pound gorilla has landed.  —  Microsoft will announce Wednesday that it is releasing software that aims to better protect people who use its Windows operating system from Internet attacks.
Dan Farber / Between the Lines:
D: Al Gore on Current.tv and global warming  —  Former Vice President and almost President Al Gore discussed his new venture Current TV and global warming with Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg at D this evening.  Asked about why he chose cable TV over a more pure Internet content play for his content venture …
Discussion: paidContent.org
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Techmeme at 10:20 AM ET, June 1, 2006.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Techmeme Sponsor Posts: 
Intel:
Managing a Complex Multi-Cloud Environment Requires a Reliable Ecosystem  —  To avoid vendor lock-in and effectively manage your mission critical workload needs, you need a reliable ecosystem and architecture
Zoho:
Dataholics: The solution to bad data in CRM systems  —  This is a guest post by Dataholics.  Bad data in a CRM system can cause all sorts of problems for businesses, from decreased efficiency to lost sales opportunities.
MicroAcquire:
New opportunities are waiting for you  —  Join 100,000+ entrepreneurs buying and selling startups on the world's #1 acquisition marketplace.  Expertly curated to match serious buyers with pre-vetted startups of all sizes.
Techmeme Leaderboards:
Find the top reporters on AI, NFTs, VR, AR, VC and much more  —  We've analyzed Techmeme's news crawl data to identify the most influential writers on 46 topics.  Download reports immediately for just $100.  No sub needed!
Sponsor Techmeme
 
 See Also: 
Techmeme: site main
Techmeme River: reverse chronological Techmeme
Techmeme Mobile: for phones
Techmeme Leaderboard: Techmeme's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
Techmeme RSS feed
Techmeme on Twitter
 
 
 More Items: 
Brian Oberkirch / Weblogs Work:
Why Your Big Agency Won't Get Social Media
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
How to compete with Silicon Valley
Garett Rogers / Googling Google:
Google Base replaces Froogle Merchant Center
Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
Chinese excuses  —  Terry Semel keeps digging his hole deeper …
Gizmodo, The Gadget Blog:
iDoll iPod Cases
Discussion: Shiny Shiny and MacMinute
Joris Evers / CNET News.com:
Stardust virus lands on OpenOffice
nokia.com:
Seek and Ye Shall Find: Mobile Search Expands across Europe
Michael Miller / Forward Thinking:
Gates at D4: A Reality Acquisition Device
 Earlier Items: 
Tantek Çelik / Technorati Weblog:
Introducing Microformats Search and Pingerati
Peter Lewis / CNN:
The PS3: More than a game  —  Will the high price scare gamers away …
Discussion: Cathode Tan and Kotaku
Anders Bylund / Ars Technica:
Firefox 2.0 alpha 3 available today, including Google security features
Google Blogoscoped:
Google Launches AdSense API
Discussion: SearchViews
John Borland / CNET News.com:
How Sony failed to Connect, again
James Temperton / cubed3.com:
Cubed3 Exclusive | Nintendo Wii to Launch on November 6th in USA
Dan Farber / Between the Lines:
Negroponte's now $130 PC due in April 2007
Thomas Mennecke / slyck.com:
ThePirateBay.org Raided - Servers Seized