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10:10 AM ET, October 9, 2006

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Mike / CrunchNotes:
I've Had A Long Weekend  —  I spent my weekend in Washington D.C. at the Online News Association Conference.  Going was a pain - I had to fly my father in to watch my dog, and yet another weekend was spent away from home.  But I wanted to go because the organizers said I'd be welcome …
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Steve Gillmor / Steve Gillmor's GestureLab:
Mr. Mike goes to Washington  —  and gets reamed for his trouble.  But he gets a good post out of it, and that's something.  Something really good, in fact.  Because most of this new Blogosphere 2.0 is just crap.  Well designed, timely, Seth Godinesque, crapola.  Even, or especially, this post.
Discussion: Digital Micro-Markets
Staci / paidContent.org:
@ ONA: Making Noise, Yes.  Sense?  I have a lot left to write about from ONA but it just wasn't a live blogging kind of day.  To boot, I was late to the last panel of the weekend — traditionally dubbed a "super session — and will have to listen to a recording to fill in the gap.
Richard MacManus / Read/WriteWeb:
Zoho Moving Towards A Full Web Office Suite  —  Zoho announced during the weekend the Zoho Single Sign-on (SSO), which allows existing users to merge their different Zoho services accounts into one.  As of now the Zoho Single Sign-on currently covers the following 6 services: Zoho Writer …
Dean Takahashi / Mercury News:
Boom years are over for new chip makers, but experience and a good idea can go far  —  It's getting harder to start chip companies, but venture capitalists are still making bets on seasoned entrepreneurs in the industry that is the bedrock of Silicon Valley.
Discussion: GigaOM and VentureBeat
Ryan Block / Engadget:
Michael Robertson calls out Zune as biggest flop of 2007  —  In our line of work we hear a lot of noise from the talking heads day in and out, but we can't help biting down on this latest hook courtesy of Michael Robertson.  The anti-tech-powerexec is known for founding MP3.com, Lindows / Linspire …
Discussion: 21talks, TechBlog, Voidstar: blog and digg
Richard MacManus / Read/WriteWeb:
BuzzLogic: Interview with Co-Founder Mitch Ratcliffe  —  BuzzLogic was one of the hits of the recent DEMOfall 06 event.  As Alex Iskold noted in his original post about the company, its software helps marketers track social influence among blogs and other web sites.
Steven Johnson / New York Times:
The Long Zoom  —  Most eras have distinct "ways of seeing" that end up defining the period in retrospect: the fixed perspective of Renaissance art, the scattered collages of Cubism, the rapid-fire cuts introduced by MTV and the channel-surfing of the 80's.  Our own defining view …
Niero / Destructoid:
Attack of the jaggies in Wii Call of Duty 3  —  IGN has posted a batch of new Call of Duty 3 images running on Wii hardware ... and only if you are a graphics whore (and I know some of you are), you are going to have a field day with this.  This shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone …
Discussion: Neowin.net and digg
Jason Calacanis / The Jason Calacanis Weblog:
More on the PayPerPost Debate (or "Tim Draper where are you!?!?!)  —  Pete Wright of PayPerPost tries to defend the covert and deceptive marketing platform he is building at PayPerPost on his blog.  I respond in his comments, but also wanted to post my thoughts here as well.
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Oliver / MobileCrunch:
A Quick and Dirty UMA Primer  —  There appears to be a ton of interest in UMA Technology as well as some confusion about the difference between a WLAN enabled handset (one with a WiFi radio as well as GSM/GPRS) and a UMA/Dual Mode handset which also sports the WiFi-GSM/GPRS Radio configuration …
Discussion: jkOnTheRun and Signal to Noise
Pete Cashmore / Mashable!:
GreedTube Awaits Call from YouTube's Lawyers  —  GreedTube is another new service that's allowing users to embed YouTube videos and share a portion of the ad revenue when visitors view those clips on the site.  This is a similar model to Flixya, although the latter also supports Metacafe …
Discussion: rev2.org
Thomas Ricker / Engadget:
Windows Mobile "crossbow" in the wild?  —  Here ya go WinMo lovers, a screen shot of the purported next generation Windows Mobile OS codenamed Crossbow, courtesy of MS Mobile News.  Sure, it could just be a WinMo 5.0 theme for all we know but if this is the full Pocket PC homescreen above …
Pete Cashmore / Mashable!:
Webwag Searches Within Your Own Startpage  —  Webwag, one of the newest personalized homepage providers, is announcing a feature that allows you to search within your own page.  It's being promoted as a "strategic partnership with Yahoo!", but in real terms it seems to mean they've integrated …
Discussion: TJ's Weblog and digg
Conrad Quilty-Harper / Engadget Mobile:
Nokia's aeon "full surface screen" cellphone concept  —  Nokia's research and development team have kicked it up a gear with an attractive "aeon" concept phone showing up in the R&D section of the company's website.  The most prominent design feature of aeon is a touchscreen that stretches …
Discussion: Forever Geek, MobileWhack.com and digg
Dale Kasler / Sacramento Bee:
Tower couldn't ride Web's wave  —  Chain failed to adapt as Net downloads chipped away at its brick-and-mortar revenue.  —  Story appeared in BUSINESS section, Page D1  —  Tower Records' store at 16th Street and Broadway was part of the bankruptcy auction that ends Russ Solomon's run in the music business.
Cyrus Farivar / Engadget:
PMC200, the newest media player from Sweden  —  With Jens of Sweden knocked out (although it still has an active website, the company hasn't released a new product in over eight months), it looks like Swedish Valei Computer may be poised to claim the crown of the Swedish portable media industry.
Discussion: MobileWhack.com and Tech Digest
 
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