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4:57 AM ET, September 18, 2006

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Adobe:
Product Line Goes Beyond Simple PDF Creation and Frees Knowledge Workers to Communicate and Collaborate with Confidence  —  Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today introduced Adobe® Acrobat® 8 software to provide knowledge workers innovative tools for communicating and collaborating …
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Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Breaking News: Adobe announces Acrobat 8 (exclusive videos)  —  Adobe just released Acrobat 8 and last week I got an exclusive look at it through my camera lens when Rick Brown, Director of Product Management of the Knowledge Worker business unit gave me a demo.  I really liked the forms handling and collaboration features.
Mike / CrunchNotes:
Does Wikipedia need to be fixed?  —  Marshall has a post up about Citizendium.  Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger is the founder and it will be a forked version of the popular site with experts who have the final say on whether or not changes will go through.
Discussion: Newsome.Org and StrayPackets
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Marshall Kirkpatrick / TechCrunch:
Citizendium: a more civilized Wikipedia?  —  Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger has announced that his new knowledge sharing wiki project called Citizendium will launch at the end of this month or earlier.  The defining characteristic of the site is that topic experts will have final …
Jason Calacanis / The Jason Calacanis Weblog:   Wikipedia Forks (or "My new Wikipedia startup")
Damon Darlin / New York Times:
Hewlett Review Is Said to Detail Deeper Spying  —  A secret investigation of news leaks at Hewlett-Packard was more elaborate than previously reported, and almost from the start involved the illicit gathering of private phone records and direct surveillance of board members and journalists …
David Flynn / apc:
EXCLUSIVE: first details of Office 2007 for Mac.  All new UI.  —  Microsoft's next-gen Office suite for the Mac is being given a top-to-toe refit in readiness for its debut in the third quarter of 2007.  —  On the surface is a revised interface which borrows ideas from the Office 2007 …
Michael Liedtke / Associated Press:
Warner to send videos through YouTube  —  SAN FRANCISCO - Warner Music Group Corp. has agreed to distribute and license its copyrighted songs and other material through online video trendsetter YouTube Inc., marking another significant step in the entertainment industry's migration to the Internet.
Discussion: TechCrunch and Dead2.0
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
The Carbonite Solution to Online Backups  —  We've been tracking online storage for nearly a year, and for good reason.  As the PC becomes the center of our digital lives, having backups of email, photos, videos and music becomes increasingly important.  Solutions like Foldershare …
Dan Blank:
Enter the Age of Mobile Publishing  —  A quote from Peter Chernin, president and chief operating officer of News Corp:  —  "I believe that mobile could be one of the greatest media platforms ever created.  It could rival television, the Internet and literally anything."  —  I would have to agree with him.
Michael Kanellos / CNET News.com:
AOL, Intel link to bring movies to PCs and TVs  —  AOL will next week announce a deal with Intel that will let consumers download Gabe Kaplan's finest work to their PCs and watch it on TV.  —  Under the deal, AOL will let owners of Viiv PCs, an entertainment PC platform designed and promoted by Intel …
Dina Kaplan / the blip.tv blog:
Amanda Congdon at the blip.tv party  —  We were thrilled to help Amanda kick off her road trip across America at the new blip.tv offices last night.  People came in from all over (thanks to Galacticast's Rudy and Casey who drove from Canada and to Steve Garfield and Carol and Jonathan Askin for trek-ing from Boston.)
Discussion: Somewhat Frank and Amanda UnBoomed
Darren Murph / Engadget:
RFID-enabled smart shelves heading into stores?  —  What could be more frightening than an uninvited shopping cart following you around with the Jaws theme song looping in your head?  How about RFID-enabled shelves that peer into every decision you do (or don't) make while shopping for gifts, gadgets, or everyday necessities?
Discussion: digg
Paul Kedrosky's Infectious Greed:
Google Trends on the Real Estate Crash  —  One of the more interesting features of Google Trends is that you can see a normalized table of where searches are coming from.  For example, if you check Google Trends for searches for "real estate crash" one result is the following list …
Discussion: Mathew Ingram
Kent / Newsome.Org:
The Demise of Radio  —  In the New York times article about the plight of traditional radio, Richard Siklos sums up the problem in one sentence, while talking about a particular commuter who has tuned out over the air stations: … It's a two-headed monster that is killing traditional radio.
 
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Cyrus Farivar / Engadget:
Minox DC1011, now gold-plated for the casino set
Discussion: MobileWhack.com
Rob Pegoraro / Washington Post:
Movie Downloads Remain a Production Worth Skipping
Discussion: Lost Remote and Newsome.Org
Andy Beal / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim:
Yahoo Plans TV & Radio Blitz - FREE COFFEE!
Charles Jade / Infinite Loop:
"News" Flash: iPod and the iTunes Store are doomed
Donald Melanson / Engadget:
Mobility Electronics' Stowaway Sierra Bluetooth keyboard
Discussion: MobileWhack.com and jkOnTheRun
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Bordee Creates Message Boards for Any Domain Name
Discussion: Squash
 Earlier Items: 
Garett Rogers / Googling Google:
Google Syndicated Search coming soon
Discussion: ResourceShelf
David Barboza / New York Times:
The Rise of Baidu (That's Chinese for Google)
Discussion: Read/WriteWeb
Ryan Block / Engadget:
Keepin' it real fake, part XXXIIV: Zune ain't aloone
Discussion: Netscape.com
Andru Edwards / Gear Live:
TiVo Lying To VIP Customers About Series3 Orders
Discussion: digg
Esther Dyson / Release 0.9:
Don't write my obit just yet!