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6:15 AM ET, October 22, 2006

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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
SpaceShipOne Mystery Solved  —  Late last night I posted on a rumor that Google had acquired SpaceShipOne and was putting it in building 43 at Google HQ in Mountain View.  More information started coming in immediately from commenters.  One reader emailed to tell me Larry Page is on the Board …
Randall Stross / New York Times:
It's Not the People You Know.  It's Where You Are.  —  FIBER networks cross the world.  Data bits move at light speed.  The globe has been flattened, and national boundaries obliterated.  Yet in Silicon Valley, the one place that is responsible more than any other for creating …
Miguelcarrasco / Miguel Carrasco's Real World:
10 Biggest Computer Flops of all time  —  Over the years, computers have changed the way we live today!  In order to get us there, many hardware and software companies have pushed the envelope to create what we use today.  Although we currently live in an age of amazing hardware and software achievements …
Discussion: InsideMicrosoft, Neowin.net and digg
Sam Harrelson:
Google Checkout Drops ZeFrank's "GimmeSomeCandy" Micro-Promotion  —  Published October 20th, 2006 web2.0 , Google AdSense , YouTube , Affiliate Marketing , User Generated content , Online Marketing tips and tricks , Google Checkout 7 Comments  —  You know by now that I'm a self-professed …
Sara Kehaulani Goo / Washington Post:
Building a 'Googley' Workforce  —  MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — To understand the corporate culture at Google Inc., take a look at the toilets.  —  Every bathroom stall on the company campus holds a Japanese high-tech commode with a heated seat.  If a flush is not enough, a wireless button on the door activates a bidet and drying.
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Nick / Rough Type:
The metabolic thing  —  The Washington Post today has an expose …
Discussion: Digital Micro-Markets
Luca Filigheddu / Thoughts on VoIP, technology:
3G Mobile Video Calls: success or failure ?  —  I'm really happy to see that the discussion on 3G mobile video calling became hot more and more.  —  After my first "provocatory" post "Why 3G video calls are useless", I've asked for comments to bloggers and professionals …
New York Times:
A Student's Video Résumé Gets Attention (Some of It Unwanted)  —  With his name and image on Web sites and his appearance on the "Today" show, Aleksey Vayner may be the most famous investment-banking job applicant in recent memory.  —  Mr. Vayner's curious celebrity came …
Discussion: The Utube Blog
Joi Ito's Web:
Is YouTube "Web 2.0"?  —  Lawrence Lessig has a thoughtful post about something that I've been mentioning in recent talks I've given, but haven't blogged much about.  —  I'm often asked to speak about "Web 2.0".  I personally think that people are trying to build Bubble 2.0 on top of Web 2.0.
Discussion: cubicgarden.com
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Getting Down To Business: YesNoMayB  —  We've covered the best new dating sites, and even the most popular gay male dating sites, here on TechCrunch.  But none of these sites capture the speed and simplicity of speed dating, where you meet a bunch of potential mates in a short period of time.
Discussion: digg
David Chartier / The Unofficial Apple Weblog:
Steve Jobs declares 2007 to be "one of the most exciting" in Apple's history  —  During last week's conference call in which Apple announced preliminary 4th Q earnings, Mr. J apparently also declared 2007 to be "one of the most exciting new product years in Apple's history."
Discussion: digg
Microsoft:
Microsoft Eyes Future of Teleconferencing with RoundTable  —  Technology developed by Microsoft Research matures into a product that is scheduled to debut by mid-2007, providing businesses an alternative to business trips or expensive conventional audio/video conferencing systems.
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
If You Use PhotoShop, Check Out Paint.net  —  If you use Photoshop regularly, check out the just released version 3.0 of Paint.NET (download it here).  It is 3.6 MB download that handles most of the basic (and many of the advanced) functions of Photoshop.  It's free, and even better it loads …
News From Symbian Smart Phones World:
Freeware Search application from Nokia!?  —  Something very interesting from the forum section; Daniel from the E61Life Blog has found one surprising good and useful application!?  —  Now I'm sure that you're curious about so keep on reading ;o)  —  Its the search application that comes straight …
Discussion: Darla Mack and All About Symbian
Smaran / Torrentfreak:
University to teach students to implement BitTorrent and Web 2.0 in business  —  With the help of IBM, the University of Arizona will put together a course designed to essentially teach people how to apply Web 2.0 services like BitTorrent, blogs, wiki's and social networks in a business setting.
Discussion: What Will You See Next? and digg
Michael White / Bloomberg:
Sony May Not Meet PlayStation 3 Shipment Targets (Update3)  —  Oct. 20 (Bloomberg) — Sony Corp., which slashed its profit forecast yesterday, said it may not reach this year's shipment target for the PlayStation 3 game console because of a parts shortage in the Blu-ray high-definition disc drive.
Tom Krazit / CNET News.com:
iPod at 5: The little gadget that could  —  news analysis The Macintosh may be the soul of Apple Computer, but the iPod is its wallet.  —  Five years ago, the Silicon Valley icon reported quarterly revenues of $1.45 billion, down 22 percent.  Profits were cut in half …
Discussion: CrunchGear and Slashdot
 
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I4U News:
LG shows Small Touch Screen Portable Media Player
Discussion: Engadget and Gizmodo
kottke.org:
PopTech, day 1 wrap-up  —  Since my internet access …
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Scrybe Could Set a New Standard In Office Apps
Noahmax / Defense Tech:
HIGH-TECH UNIFORMS FINALLY HEADING TO WAR
Discussion: Engadget and Gizmodo
Major Nelson / Xbox Live's Major Nelson:
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Discussion: Kotaku, You NEWB, Joystiq and Neowin.net
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Cyrus Farivar / Engadget:
MIT student hacks his dorm room door lock
Discussion: digg
SunbeltBLOG:
Walmart gets slammed for sneaky blogging...but this is only the tip of the icebeerg
Discussion: Joho the Blog and BlogHer
Katie Fehrenbacher / GigaOM:
Loma Linda .... Fiber Town, USA
David Pescovitz / Boing Boing:
Complete Works of Charles Darwin now online for free
Ross / Zimbra - Blog:
IE 7 vs IE 6  —  Back in April I wrote an entry complaining …