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9:20 PM ET, July 15, 2006

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Google Blogoscoped:
Browse Sites to Target in Google AdWords  —  When you create a Google AdWords campaign, you can decide to advertise on specific domains only (if the domain owner allows this via their AdSense settings).  Now, you can also browse sites by category, as the Google AdWords blog announces.
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Inside AdWords crew / Inside AdWords:
Browse sites by category in the site tool
Stacy Collett / Computerworld:
What's Hot, What's Not: IT Skills You'll Need in 2010  —  The IT worker of 2010 won't be a technology guru but rather a 'versatilist.'  —  July 17, 2006 (Computerworld) — The most sought-after corporate IT workers in 2010 may be those with no deep-seated technical skills at all.
Discussion: Slashdot
netomer.de:
flickrInspector 0.1.1.2  —  About flickrInspector  —  what is flickrInspector  —  flickrInspector is a non-commercial website, that displays publicly available data about single flickr users. flickr itself is probably the most amazing photo sharing site. this is by no means an official tool …
Biz / Biz Stone, Genius:
Let There Be Twttr  —  Twttr is a new mobile service that helps groups of friends bounce random thoughts around with SMS.  When we showed it to Jason Goldman (product manager of Blogger) he called it "present tense blogging."  That's a great way to describe it.
Discussion: GigaOM and Ross Mayfield's Weblog
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Christian Zappone / CNNMoney.com:
e-Passports: Ready or not here they come  —  The State Department expresses confidence in "e-Passports" while technologists fret about their security risks.  —  NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) — Imagine being overseas and your identity being available for the taking - your nationality, your name, your passport number.
Discussion: Engadget and Slashdot
Nat / O'Reilly Radar:
A Week in the Valley: GData  —  I spent the week before Where 2.0 visiting companies between San Francisco and San Jose.  I've already written about my trips to Ning and Meebo.  Next is an account of a meeting with Mark Lucovsky, who was architect of the HailStorm web services product from Microsoft.
Tim / Hawk Wings:
Ten Mac tools for Getting Things Done  —  Tools to help Mac users with Getting Things Done (or "GTD"), David Allen's work-smart philosophy, fall into three camps:  — Email clients, where most of the stuff that needs to get done arrives in the first place, tweaked to do the job.
Steve Gillmor / Steve Gillmor's InfoRouter:
Vaudeville  —  This media showdown is getting really interesting.  In no particular order, some comments about some of the players:  — Mike Arrington — Why on Earth is he keeping Marshall Kirkpatrick in such a visible position.  Nothing against the guy, he's a good writer and a competent reviewer …
ExtremeTech:
The Core 2: Intel Goes for the Jugular  —  It's been a long time coming.  —  Over the past year, the hype machine has been beating the drum for Intel's new processor architecture.  Dubbed Core, the new architecture is a radical shift for a company that was once the chief proponent of ramping up CPU frequency.
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Mark Hachman / PC Magazine:
AMD To Counter Conroe With '4x4', Power Programs
Discussion: Gadgetell and Slashdot
Om Malik / GigaOM:
SIPphone brings Voice to Nokia 770  —  SIPphone, the company behind Gizmo Project has released a new version of its client that works with Nokia 770 Internet tablet, giving users ability to IM and make phone calls using high speed Internet connections.  —  This is the second IM client now available for Nokia 770.
Discussion: jkOnTheRun and Screenwerk
Lionel Menchaca / one2one, Dell's Weblog:
Comment Moderation  —  A few people have asked about how comments are moderated so I thought I'd clarify.  You can read our "Rules of Engagement" for more details.  —  Since launch, we've posted about 80% of comments and directed 18% to Dell support for resolution.
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Watch Blog:
Microsoft: "Enterprise Search Is Our Business" (It's Not) & Google Can't Have It (They Don't)  —  Microsoft to Google: Hands off enterprise search from News.com and a similar report from The Register both cite Microsoft Chief Operating Office Kevin Turner declaring "enterprise search is our business …
Ina Fried / CNET News.com:
Microsoft shutters Windows private folders  —  Following an outcry from corporate customers, Microsoft is removing an add-on feature to Windows that allowed users to create password-protected folders.  —  The feature was introduced as a free download last week.
Darren Murph / Engadget:
Ultraportable Acer Ferrari 1000 reviewed  —  Acer's Ferrari 1000 is likely to be nominated for sexiest ultraportable, but even if not, this 12.1-inch widescreen machine looks pretty impressive; not too far back we announced that this thing was hitting the street, and now it's been properly test-driven.
Discussion: jkOnTheRun
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Zooomr Being Courted  —  Rumors are circulating that controversial photo sharing site Zooomr, the creation of 18 year old Kristopher Tate, is in acquisition discussions with at least three possible acquirors, with discussions taking place in the $5 million range.
 
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