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3:05 PM ET, July 19, 2006

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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Huge Red Flag at Netscape  —  A little known Digg-fact is that a relatively small group of users submit a large percentage of the stories that end up on the Digg home page.  Netscape, which recently relaunched as a Digg-clone, wants to pay those top users to switch over to them.
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Jason Calacanis / The Jason Calacanis Weblog:
Paying the top DIGG/REDDIT/Flickr/Newsvine users (or "$1,000 a month for doing what you're already doing.")  —  When Brian and I started Weblogs, Inc. the idea of paying bloggers—heck, even making money from blogging—was considered offensive to many.  Blogging was, as the case was stated …
Mark Russinovich / sysinternals.com:
On My Way To Microsoft!  —  I'm very pleased to announce that Microsoft has acquired Winternals Software and Sysinternals.  Bryce Cogswell and I founded both Winternals and Sysinternals (originally NTInternals) back in 1996 with the goal of developing advanced technologies for Windows.
Robert MacMillan / Reuters:
Storytelling, not journalism, spurs most blogs  —  NEW YORK (Reuters) - Many people see Web journals or "blogs" as alternatives to the mainstream media, but most Americans who run them do so as a hobby rather than a vocation, according to a report released on Wednesday.
Tim / O'Reilly Radar:
Four Big Ideas About Open Source  —  In my O'Reilly Radar Executive Briefing next week at OSCON, I'm focusing on four big ideas about open source:  — The architecture of participation beyond software.  Software development was the canary in the coalmine, one of the first areas to show …
Ian Sager / Business Week:
iPod Accessories Gone Wild  —  The desire to personalize the Apple music-player experience—and make a fast buck—has resulted in some downright odd products  —  The early, runaway success of Apple Computer's iPod has spawned a whole ecosystem of third-party suppliers pushing accessories …
Internet Stocks on SeekingAlpha:
Yahoo! Inc. Q2 2006 Earnings Conference Call Transcript (YHOO)  —  Executives  —  Sue Decker - CFO and EVP, Finance and Administration  —  Marta Nichols - Director of Investor Relations  —  Analysts  —  Presentation  —  Operator  —  Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen and welcome to the Yahoo! …
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David Kender / camcorderinfo.com:
Sony Introduces High Definition to DVD AVCHD Camcorder HDR-UX1  —  Breaking News - Refresh Browser Frequently  —  July 18, 2006 - Today at a press conference in New York, Sony announced the release of the first camcorder to use the AVCHD format - the HDR-UX1.
Discussion: Engadget, HD Beat, Gizmodo and Ubergizmo
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Sony:
SONY UNVEILS FIRST BLU-RAY DISC DRIVE BURNER
Discussion: Engadget, I4U News and HD Beat
Yahoo! Search blog:
Finding Home Values in Web Search  —  With all the recent discussion on where home prices are heading, we saw a great opportunity to improve our home valuation product on Yahoo! Real Estate.  We've integrated our product with Zillow.com to provide users with free instant home value estimates …
Discussion: Search Engine Journal
San Francisco Chronicle:
Comcast throws a curve in its broadband pitch  —  As AT&T prepares to enter the video market in the Bay Area, Comcast is attempting to get owners of local apartment buildings to agree to 10-year contracts that would grant the cable giant an exclusive right to provide tenants with all broadband services.
Discussion: Techdirt
New York Times:
Wall Street Journal to Run Ads on Front Page  —  The Wall Street Journal calls it a "jewel box," but readers of its front page will know it by its common name: advertising.  —  The Journal today confirmed long-time speculation that it would open its front page to advertising, probably in September …
Peter Svensson / Associated Press:
AT&T launches box with Web, satellite  —  NEW YORK - AT&T Inc. is launching a satellite TV set-top box Wednesday that also connects to the Internet for movie downloads, reinforcing the phone company's push into video services.  —  The box, called AT&T Homezone, will be initially available …
Discussion: Gizmodo, HD Beat and Zatz Not Funny
Iancr / Yahoo! Music Blog:
Buy A Customized Jessica Simpson MP3 At Yahoo! Music  —  You can buy a personalized version of the new Jessica Simpson song "A Public Affair" from Yahoo! Music's Web Site (Music.Yahoo.com) for $1.99, and it's an MP3.  Dear digital consumer, even if you're not into Jessica Simpson …
Sony:
SONY DELIVERS MUSIC WIRELESSLY THROUGHOUT THE HOME  —  New Streaming Audio System Plays Music Across a WiFi Home Network  —  NEW YORK, July 18, 2006 - Continuing to enhance the world of home audio, Sony Electronics today announced a wireless streaming music player and 2.1 channel home theater system.
Discussion: Engadget and I4U News
Elinor Mills / CNET News.com:
AOL launches corporate IM service  —  AOL is set to launch on Wednesday its new AIM Pro instant-messaging service, which features security and online meeting functions aimed at corporate users.  —  The service, which is free for anyone to use, integrates with Microsoft Outlook's calendar …
Paul Krill / InfoWorld:
Sun CTO: Incremental open-sourcing of Java is the way  —  Java virtual machine, runtime environment, and Web services stack given as examples of components that could be incrementally open sourced  —  Expect the open-sourcing of the Java programming language to be done in incremental steps …
 
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Matt Marshall / SiliconBeat:
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Robert Young / GigaOM:
Maybe Google Should Buy a Movie Studio?
Discussion: Mark Evans
Google Blogoscoped:
What the Digg Crowd Loves and Hates
Ina Fried / CNET News.com:
Image navigation, with a sci-fi touch
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 Earlier Items: 
CNET News.com:
Judge: Google News lawsuit can proceed
Jason Stamper / businessreviewonline.com:
Will SGI Become the Next Data General?
The Official Parallels Virtualization Blog:
Parallels Desktop hits the Apple Store
Microsoft:
Microsoft and Nortel Announce Innovative Communications Alliance (ICA)
Bloomberg:
Microsoft, Nortel Partner to Build Phone Software (Update2)
Hans Mast / The (not so) Daily Me:
Yahoo! Music to offer unrestricted MP3s?
Peggy Mihelich / CNN:
Price of virtual living: Patience, privacy
Candace Lombardi / CNET News.com:
Google exec challenges Berners-Lee