Mark Sweney / Guardian:
YouTube overtakes MySpace — The rise and rise of YouTube — MediaGuardian.co.uk — YouTube has established itself at the top of the league of the new generation of community websites by becoming even more popular than MySpace, according to research. — The video sharing site has taken …
Discussion: GigaOM, web2.wsj2.com, Forever Geek, InterMedia, Mashable!, J. LeRoy's Evolving Web, Download Squad, .:UNEASYsilence:., E-consultancy, Big in Japan and Mark Evans
Om Malik / GigaOM: YouTube Vs MySpace
J. Angelo Racoma / Forever Geek: YouTube Now More Popular Than MySpace
Steve Bryant / InterMedia: Web 2.0's First Porn Site
Pete Cashmore / Mashable!: YouTube Now "More Popular" than MySpace
J. LeRoy / J. LeRoy's Evolving Web: Is It Community or a Buncha People Doing The Same Stuff at the Same Time?
Jordan Running / Download Squad: YouTube outpaces MySpace
Richard Maven / E-consultancy: YouTube overtakes Myspace
Alexander Muse / Big in Japan: Social Tool News: YouTube tops MySpace
Whose Video Is It, Anyway? — YouTube's runaway success has opened a Pandora's box of copyright issues — When YouTube Inc. was sued on July 14 for copyright infringement, the shock wasn't that the video-sharing service was being yanked into court. Questions had been swirling for months …
Discussion: Good Morning Silicon Valley, Publishing 2.0 and IP Democracy
John Paczkowski / Good Morning Silicon Valley: YouRubes — Here's a metric to chew on: YouTube accounts …
Scott Karp / Publishing 2.0: It's the Users Calling...They Want Their Money
Cynthia Brumfield / IP Democracy: YouTube's Growing Pains
Russell Shaw / IP Telephony, VoIP, Broadband:
One of these six companies will buy YouTube — All the buzz around video site YouTube indicates that the closely-held company could have a market value of around $1 billion. — Given those numbers, it is only natural to crystal-ball YouTube's future: private, IPO, acquired, acquirer?
Discussion: Frank Barnako, Valleywag, Virtual Economics and digg
Mike / Techdirt:
Mike McCurry: Will You Pay Google's Bandwidth Bills For The Rest Of This Year? — from the worth-asking dept — We've already covered how much dishonesty there is in the network neutrality debate — often involving editorial pieces in major newspapers penned by lobbyists.
Discussion: ReveNews, The Original Blog, IP Democracy, Good Morning Silicon Valley, Save the Internet Blog, open and Slashdot
Richard Bennett / The Original Blog: Subsidizing Google — Net Neutrality, as conceived …
Cynthia Brumfield / IP Democracy: Telcos Keep Castigating the "Free-Riders"
John Paczkowski / Good Morning Silicon Valley: It's like Google gets to use the tubes for free
Glyn Moody / open: Lies, Damned Lies and Baltimore Sun Op-Eds
ScuttleMonkey / Slashdot: The Real Issue With Net Neutrality
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
McLaws is right on Windows Vista ship date — I'm sad to agree with Robert McLaws about Windows Vista's ship schedule. This sucker is just not ready. Too many things are too slow and/or don't work. I've been on the betas of every Windows OS since Windows 3.1 and Vista is starting to feel good …
Discussion: Download Squad, Blogging Stocks, CyberNet Technology News, Incremental Blogger, The Unofficial Apple Weblog, The Universal Desktop, TechBlog, Thomas Hawk's Digital …, SYNTAGMA, Ryan Stewart …, Michael Gartenberg, M-Dollar, B2Day, Microsoft News Tracker, Robert McLaws, Ed Bott's Windows Expertise, Office Evolution and Alice Hill's Real Tech News
Jordan Running / Download Squad: Windows Vista just ain't gonna be ready
Tobias Buckell / Blogging Stocks: Apple after the bell 08/01/2006: iPod phone rumors growing
David Chartier / The Unofficial Apple Weblog: Scobelizer hints at "dizzying amount" of new Apple products
Ryan Stewart / The Universal Desktop: Implications of a Vista delay on RIAs
Dwight / TechBlog: Beta testers know best: Delay Vista
John Evans / SYNTAGMA: Windows Vista - The Syntagma Solution
Matt Mondok / M-Dollar: Should Microsoft delay Windows Vista again?
Erick Schonfeld / B2Day: Scobie Says: Vista Will be Late
Marc Orchant / Office Evolution: Crunch time: delay Vista for quality's sake
Jimmy Daniels / Alice Hill's Real Tech News: Windows Vista Needs More Time Before Release
SeekingAlpha Media Stocks:
Sirius Satellite Radio Q2 2006 Earnings Conference Call Transcript (SIRI) — Executives — Jim Meyer - President, Sales and Operations — Analysts — Presentation — Operator — Good day, everyone, and welcome to the Sirius Satellite Radio second quarter 2006 earnings conference call.
Discussion: paidContent.org and Orbitcast
Ryan Saghir / Orbitcast:
Sirius Stiletto to Debut Later This Summer
Sirius Stiletto to Debut Later This Summer
Discussion: Gizmodo and TechEffect
Brian Ward / TechEffect: Sirius to release portable unit
Tor Thorsen / GameSpot:
Confirmed: No Unreal Tournament 2007 till 2007 — Midway says the PC edition of its much-awaited shooter won't ship until "first half" of next year; PS3 version still TBA, more Xbox 360 hints dropped. — In October 2003, Atari announced that Unreal Tournament 2004 had been delayed...until 2004.
Discussion: Kotaku, Blue's News and Xbox 360 Fanboy
Can open source crack the "B" barrier? — Stephen O'Grady apparently spent last week at the wrong conference. He came away from OSCON wondering if open source companies can ever reach the $1 billion mark in sales. He writes: … What's interesting to me is that the very same numbers …
Discussion: open and tecosystems
Glyn Moody / open: It's the Metric, Stupid
Sogrady / tecosystems: BREAKING THE BILLION DOLLAR BARRIER
Matt Marshall / SiliconBeat:
Venture firms are doing well — a surprise — You'd think the prolificacy of fund-raising by venture capitalists would lead to venture "fratricide," where hungry venture firms invest in competing companies, and drive down profits for everyone. — But that's not happening.
Discussion: John Cook's Venture Blog
John Cook / John Cook's Venture Blog: VC performance on the rise
Dan Dorfman / New York Sun:
Error Knocks Down Google $350 a Share — It was like a Wall Street version of one of those Keystone Cops comedies of the 1930s, but at least one investor wasn't laughing. According to his stockbroker, he almost had a heart attack as a result of what appeared to be an enormous plunge Thursday …
Owen Thomas / CNNMoney.com: Google shares on sale for 90% off
The latest news & announcements about Linux on the desktop ... Keywords: Match: Sort by: — Four countries commit to buying 4 million Linux-powered OLPC laptops — A spokesperson for the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) program revealed July 31 that the countries of Nigeria, Brazil, Argentina …
Discussion: dailywireless.org, Good Morning Silicon Valley, CyberNet Technology News, Engadget, digg and Slashdot
John Paczkowski / Good Morning Silicon Valley: I don't know, Dr. Negroponte, I wouldn't count on that order from …
Ryan Block / Engadget: Four million OLPCs ordered, NickNeg sez boo-ya
Deviceguru / digg: Four countries order 4 million OLPC laptops
ScuttleMonkey / Slashdot: One Laptop Per Child Gets 4 Million Laptop Order
Peter Galli / eWEEK.com:
Oracle 'Losing Patience' with XenSource, VMware — Oracle is fast losing its patience with both XenSource and VMware over their reluctance to work together to help develop a single interface that will integrate a variety of virtualization solutions in the Linux kernel.
Discussion: Between the Lines and Slashdot
David Berlind / Between the Lines: Disappointment over virtualization techs mounts. This time, Oracle takes its shots
Jason Dowdell / MarketingShift:
Enquisite Search Stats Launches Today — I've been working with Richard Zwicky and his team for the past several months on a very exciting project. The project is a search metrics application that gives you real time data on what page of the search results a visitor is on when they come to your site …
Discussion: WebMetricsGuru, Traffick and Search Engine Watch Blog
Marshall Sponder / WebMetricsGuru: Enquisite Beta - The future of Search
Andrew / Traffick: Website Analytics for "Us"
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Watch Blog: Enquisite: New Free Analytics Tool Launches
Mike / Techdirt:
How Truthiness And Wikiality Helped Colbert Take Down Wikipedia — from the the-revolution-will-not-be-verified dept — Since The Daily Show has been getting so much love from the tech crowd lately, with their recent discussions on net neutrality, spinoff show The Colbert Report had to really step things up to top its parent show.
Discussion: tawkerblog and UMBC eBiquity
Verizon Reports Continued Strong Quarterly Results — 440,000 net new broadband connections, including 111,000 FiOS Internet customers; 6.1 million total broadband connections, up 47.9 percent from second quarter 2005 — Data revenues of $4.0 billion, up 89.8 percent from second quarter 2005 …
Discussion: IP Democracy and broadbandreports.com
Cynthia Brumfield / IP Democracy: Verizon Reveals More Detail About FiOS
Bruce Meyerson / Associated Press:
Cingular to charge $5 for older phones — NEW YORK - About 4.7 million Cingular Wireless subscribers with older phones will have to pay $5 extra each month as the company tries to prod them to get new handsets so it can devote its entire network to one type of signal.
Discussion: TechEffect, Mark Evans, Phone Scoop and broadbandreports.com
Tim / O'Reilly Radar:
Open Source Licenses are Obsolete — Last week at OSCON, I made the seemingly controversial statement "Open Source Licenses Are Obsolete. During the Q&A period, Michael Tiemann of Red Hat and the Open Source Initiative took issue with my statement, pointing out just how much value open source licenses have created.
Discussion: Search Engine Roundtable, IPcentral Weblog, Changing Way and Weblogsky
James DeLong / IPcentral Weblog: Open Source & Open Services
Andrew / Changing Way: Open Services Defintion?
Jon Lebkowsky / Weblogsky: Open Source is Obsolete?
Stefanie Olsen / CNET News.com:
Digital kids — MySpace blurs line between friends and flacks — The volume of advertising in MySpace and other social networks is expected to balloon in the next few years, and much of it could blur the lines between socializing, entertainment and marketing.
Discussion: SearchViews, AdJab and MarketingShift
Chris Thilk / AdJab: Marketing on MySpace is tricky for both parties
John Gartner / MarketingShift: Impersonations Bad for Marketing