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12:00 PM ET, October 31, 2006

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Mark Cuban / Blog Maverick:
Some intimate details on the Google YouTube Deal  —  I first saw this posted on the Pho List.  A media related list that I have participated in for years with lots of smart people with great insights.  THe posting, as you will read is fascinating and was originally posted anonymously.
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Nick / Rough Type:
Shaft the piano player  —  Mark Cuban, on his blog, quotes at length an "anonymous source" who claims to have the inside dope on the Google-YouTube deal and in particular its legal angles.  It's a fascinating read, though given that it's completely uncorroborated one has no choice but to assume it's a fantasy.
Don Dodge / Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing:   Details of the YouTube deal
Mike / Techdirt:
Record Labels Not Planning On Sharing YouTube Windfall With Musicians
Discussion: Virtual Economics
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Nick White / Windows Vista Team Blog:
Announcing New Packaging for Windows Vista and 2007 Office System  —  With Windows Vista and 2007 Office system, we didn't just redesign the software packages themselves, but are also introducing new packaging for the two products.  The packaging has been completely revised and, we hope …
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Brandon Hill / DailyTech:
Microsoft Windows Vista, Office 2007 Packaging Revealed
Discussion: Office 12 Watch
Griffith / Forever Geek:   Microsoft unveils Windows Vista and Office 2007 packages
Microsoft:
Microsoft Releases Windows Media Player 11 for Windows XP  —  Enhanced capabilities plus seamless integration with URGE make for all-new digital entertainment experiences.  —  Microsoft Corp. today released to the public Microsoft® Windows Media® Player 11 for Windows® XP …
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Ryan Carter / Download Squad:
Windows Media Player 11 (final) is now available
Discussion: Monkey Bites and The Tech Report
Peter Sayer / Macworld:
French publishers join Google booksearch lawsuit  —  An association representing 400 French book publishers has joined La Martinière Groupe in its lawsuit to stop Google from digitizing books for its Google Book Search service.  —  La Martinière filed suit against Google …
Discussion: Google Blogoscoped
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Loren Baker / Search Engine Journal:
Top 13 Halloween Sites, Searches and Destinations
Discussion: WebProNews
Ken Norton / JotBlog:
We're Googlers now  —  We've always had a hard time keeping secrets, and it's been really tough to keep this one - Google has acquired JotSpot.  Yep, that's right - we're all Googlers now, and we couldn't be more excited.  —  But let's talk about you, our users and customers.
Brian L. Clark / Gizmodo:
Point: How is TiVo Doing After Launching Series 3?  —  As much as we like TiVo and its new player, the company needs to face reality: Production shortages and an extraordinarily high price have plagued the Series 3's release.  How are they selling?  No sales figures are available for public consumption …
Bob Crabtree / hexus.net:
Nose well out of joint  —  One of the things that honest reviewers hate the most, writes Bob Crabtree, is the email - or phone call - that thanks them for a "great" review.  An assessment that a review is fair or accurate makes no one squirm.  But calling it "great" makes us worry that we missed …
Discussion: Engadget, Blogging Stocks and Slashdot
Wall Street Journal:
Time Inc. Picks Its Web Winners — And Its Flagship Isn't One  —  For a dozen years, Time Inc. veered from one Internet initiative to another in a quest to figure out how to make money on the Web.  Almost nothing worked.  —  On Thursday, Time Inc. Chief Executive Ann Moore went before the board …
Jack Neff / AdAge:
Better ROI From YouTube Video Than Super Bowl Spot  —  Dove's Viral Hit 'Evolution' Is a Real Beauty  —  CINCINNATI (AdAge.com) — Think dove's "campaign for Real Beauty" generated a ton of buzz for relatively little expense?  You haven't seen anything yet.  —  Traffic spike
Market Wire:
Socialtext Releases SocialPoint  —  Best-of-Breed Wiki Integrated With Microsoft's SharePoint Offers Enterprises Collaborative Platform for Sharing Work  —  Socialtext, the first wiki company and leading provider of Enterprise 2.0 solutions, today released SocialPoint&trade …
Elinor Mills / CNET News.com:
Searching on Zotspot could earn users a 10 spot  —  In a field dominated by Google, some smaller search Web sites are hoping to lure people by offering them money or charitable donations to search.  —  Start-up Zotspot is set to officially launch on Tuesday a site that pays people to search …
S.Jhoanna Robledo / New York Magazine:
Google Guy Ends Search on CPW  —  Who's feeling lucky?  —  N  —  ow that Google has moved into its 300,000-square-foot kingdom on Eighth Avenue, founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are putting down roots in town.  Or at least one of them is: A source says that half of the power duo …
Discussion: InsideGoogle
Eric Taub / New York Times:
Nintendo at AARP Event to Court the Grayer Gamer  —  Nintendo has positioned Wii, its new video game console to be released on Nov. 19, as a system that will appeal not just to hard-core gamers, but also to older adults who may be more comfortable with Pong than Grand Theft Auto.
 
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Business Wire:
DivX, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2006 Financial Results
Todd Bishop / Seattle Post-Intelligencer:
Software Notebook: Xbox 360 price drop is still a ways off
Nicole / Inside Windows Live Messenger:
Messenger 8.1 Beta says: Hello World
Discussion: LiveSide and MSTechToday
PR Newswire:
Eidos Celebrates With Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Anniversary
Ionut Alex. Chitu / Google Operating System:
Gmail for Your Domain With 15 GB?
Richard MacManus / Read/WriteWeb:
Top Web Apps in Australia
Scott McNulty / The Unofficial Apple Weblog:
SlingPlayer for OS X beta goes public
Ryan Naraine / eWEEK.com:
Old Window Injection Flaw Reappears in IE 7
Discussion: Between the Lines
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Liz Gannes / GigaOM:
Medium Makes Web Browsing Social
Discussion: 21talks and Feld Thoughts
Heather Timmons / New York Times:
BBC Plan for Web Ads Draws Fire
Discussion: digg
iranian.ws:
Iranian ISPs defy regulator ban on high-speed internet
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Dave Winer was right about river reading
Dan Lurie / The Unofficial Apple Weblog:
TUAW Exclusive: MacHeist details
Discussion: PaulStamatiou.com and digg
Anoop Gantayat / IGN:
Sony Misses PS3 Shipping Targets
Chris Leckness / Mobility Site:
Thinnest E-TEN Pocket PC Phone Coming Soon - X500
Discussion: Gizmodo, Engadget and jkOnTheRun
Katharine Q. Seelye / New York Times:
Circulation Plunges at Major Newspapers