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2:05 PM ET, June 10, 2006

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Somasegar / Somasegar's WebLog:
.NET Framework 3.0  —  When speaking to developers about WinFX one question that repeatedly comes up is, "WinFX sounds great, but what happens to .NET?" .  NET Framework has becomes the most successful developer platform in the world.  Developers know and love .NET.
Simonc / GameSetWatch:
Garage Sale Unearths Nintendo Motherload  —  The game collecting community is apparently buzzing thanks to a new eBay auction, only a small fraction of an insane array of Nintendo rarities unearthed at a garage sale in New York State.  —  Excuse us for not retyping the all-caps …
Discussion: Kotaku
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Ina Fried / ZDNet:
Microsoft wraps up code for 'supercomputer' Windows  —  Microsoft has taken another step in its effort to bring Windows in the world of supercomputing, having finished development of its computer cluster operating system.  —  The software maker said Friday that it has finalized the code …
MattG / Press The Buttons:
Monopoly: Nintendo Collector's Edition Coming Soon  —  Now this is a surprise.  Let's take the classic board game Monopoly and strip out all that Marvin Gardens and New York Avenue nonsense.  Then we'll replace it all with Nintendo-themed characters and elements, such as Slippy Toad, Princess Zelda, and King Dedede.
Declan McCullagh / CNET News.com:
Appeals court upholds Net-wiretapping rules  —  update The Bush administration's plans to force Internet providers to comply with extensive wiretapping rules received a boost on Friday, when a federal appeals court upheld the controversial regulations.  —  A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court …
Cory Doctorow / Boing Boing:
Anti-iTunes DRM demonstrations across the USA tomorrow  —  Tomorrow, activists in seven cities across the US will picket Apple Stores, handing out information about the dangers of the DRM hidden in Apple's iTunes. iTunes DRM may seem pretty innocuous at first, but every time you invest …
sourcewatch.org:
From the Editor's Blog:  —  Congresspedia at YearlyKos  —  I'm in Las Vegas for the next few days for the YearlyKos convention (fear not, right-leaning readers, I'll also be at the Conservative Political Action Conference next March).  I'm here because Dailykos.org has become a booming …
Discussion: Digital Micro-Markets
Martin LaMonica / CNET News.com:
Microsoft enlists developers for Live push  —  In Microsoft's burgeoning competition with Google, the software company is recruiting its most trusted allies: software developers.  —  At its TechEd conference next week in Boston, Microsoft is expected to further detail the "Windows Live Platform …
rentzsch.com:
What's a MacBook Pro doing in my fridge?  —  Installing Mac OS X, of course.  —  I went to reinstall Mac OS X 10.4 from scratch, from the original DVDs.  However, the MBP had difficulty mounting the disks.  The same disks mounted fine in my Quad and my old Pismo, so they weren't the problem.
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Visiting Sun's CEO  —  Jonathan Schwartz, CEO of Sun Microsystems, just dropped me off at the lobby of building 10.  So, I'm sitting on the floor near a power outlet and am blogging my experiences.  —  What an enjoyable guy!  We walked across the street to a Togos sandwich shop.
Alexandros Roussos / macosXrumors.com:
Exclusive: Leopard to bring collaborative documents  —  Since Apple announced Leopard last year during WWDC, MacOSXRumors obtained reports on two major features in the next release of Mac OS X. The first is a redesigned Finder making extensive use of Spotlight and the second is the inclusion virtualization software.
Discussion: Mac Rumors
Joris Evers / CNET News.com:
No fix for 'critical' hole in Windows 98, ME  —  Microsoft will not fix a serious flaw in Windows 98 and Windows Millennium Edition because a patch could break other applications.  —  The security bug relates to Windows Explorer and could let an intruder commandeer a vulnerable PC, Microsoft warned in April.
Discussion: Bleeding Edge, TechBlog and TechSpot
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
eBay and Kaboodle To Launch MyCollectibles  —  On Monday eBay and Kaboodle will jointly announce a new service called "MyCollectibles", which will be tightly integrated with the core offerings of both companies.  The service is live and available at both ebay.com/mycollectibles and mycollectibles.kaboodle.com.
Avinash Kaushik / Occam's Razor:
Top Ten: Signs You Are A Great Analyst  —  I am often asked what we look for when we hire Web Analysts or what quality do good Analysts possess or how to measure if a resource that already exists is optimal or how to mentor / motivate / guide our more junior Analysts to propel them to become great Analysts.
Discussion: WebMetricsGuru and Web Strategy
David Weinberger / Joho the Blog:
[annenberg] Hyperlinking in Web 2.0  —  Fantastic set of panelists: Jimmy Wikipedia Wales, Ethan Global Voices Zuckerman, Nicholas Debunker Carr, Martin NYT Martin Nisenholtz, moderated by Saul NYT Hansell.  —  Nick: Content is being atomized, fragmented.  Each of the fragments has to stand on its own economically in the marketplace.
Ryan Block / Engadget:
Do: use flash drives.  Don't: use the ones you find on the street  —  You read Engadget, so you're probably smarter than the next guy when it comes to tech — unless you're reading Engadget in a room full of nerds or something.  So it probably goes without saying that if you picked …
Discussion: Pocket PC Thoughts
 
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Daniel Berninger / GigaOM:
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