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6:25 PM ET, January 25, 2007

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Karen / Official Google Blog:
A look ahead at Google Video and YouTube  —  Posted by Salar Kamangar, Vice President, Product Management  —  In November, we officially closed our acquisition of YouTube, and since then we've received a number of questions about what will happen next.  The summary is that Google Video …
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Ken Fisher / Ars Technica:
Google announces overhaul of Google Video strategy, plans for YouTube's future  —  When Google bought YouTube back in the fall of 2006, questions immediately arose: Is this the end of Google Video?  Would Google integrate YouTube into the Google experience, or would it remain separate?
Discussion: Gizmodo, Neowin.net and Slashdot
Liz Gannes / NewTeeVee:
Google Video Transitions to Video Search
Discussion: On Demand Media
Charlene Li / Charlene Li's Blog:
New ROI of blogging report from Forrester  —  Back in October, I posted our initial research on the ROI of blogging.  Many of you contributed your ideas, thoughts, and criticisms - thanks so much as it was extremely helpful.  —  We've (finally) published the report - and actually, there are two of them.
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forrester.com:
The ROI Of Blogging  —  The "Why" And "How" Of External Blogging Accountability  —  EXECUTIVE SUMMARY  —  Length: 15 pages  —  Many large companies stand on the brink of blogging, yet they are unwilling to take the plunge.  Others, having dove in early, now face the challenge …
Steve Rubel / Micro Persuasion:
Forrester Creates a Model to Measure Blogging ROI
TheStreet.com:
TheStreet.com TV Recap: Tech Signs  —  Recent action suggests we might be seeing a respite in the tech selling spurt, Jim Cramer said on TheStreet.com TV's Wall St. Confidential video Wednesday.  —  But don't get your hopes up.  —  "We're in a glass-half-full mode in tech because the shorts pressed …
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Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily:
Apple: Cingular To Give Away Free Service With iPhones? …
Discussion: Gizmodo
Scott Karp / Publishing 2.0:
Not All Traffic Is Created Equal  —  We all bow down to the gods of traffic, but the reality is that not all traffic is created equal.  Perhaps if you're selling junk page views to an ad network for rock-bottom prices, it's all the same, but for most pages on most "quality" content sites …
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Garrett French / Search Engine Journal:
Branded Content and Targeting Your Social Media Marketing Initiatives
Discussion: Small Business SEM
Elinor Mills / CNET News.com:
Google expands video ad test  —  Google is expanding the pool of companies that will showcase video ads on its AdSense publisher network to include sites of The Wall Street Journal, Conde Nast LX Networks, a Google representative confirmed Wednesday.  —  The search giant sent e-mails …
Discussion: Webware.com
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Graywolf's SEO Blog:
Google's Policy on No follow and Reviews is Hypocritical and Wrong  —  Graywolf's SEO Blog » Seo » Google's Policy on No follow and Reviews is Hypocritical and Wrong  —  I'm not exactly sure what caused all this secondary fuss about no-follow and reviews lately but I think it's …
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Make Your iTunes Library Mobile  —  Avvenu has a new product that allows you to listen to your iTunes music connection from any web browser on a Windows PC, Mac, or Windows Mobile 5 smartphone.  MobileCrunch covered an early version of the product that only worked on Windows Mobile phones here.
Discussion: Go2web2, Listening Post and CrunchGear
Peter Cohen / Macworld:
MCE offers internal Blu-ray for Power Mac G5, Mac Pro  —  MCE Technologies on Wednesday announced the release of an internal Blu-ray recordable drive for Mac Pro and Power Mac G5 systems.  It costs $699 and is shipping now.  —  The drive, which is user installable, can record up to 50GB …
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Gizmodo:
First Review: LG BH100 Hybrid Blu-Ray/HD-DVD Player (Verdict …
Discussion: Zatz Not Funny!, Gadgetell and digg
Loren Baker / Search Engine Journal:
Hillary Clinton, Yahoo Answers & the Power of Social Media  —  Hillary Clinton has turned to Yahoo Answers, the social media driven Q&A experience from Yahoo, to look for some ideas on how normal Americans would improve health care in the United States.  —  I find this quite interesting …
Discussion: Screenwerk
Mike / Techdirt:
Diebold Shows Anyone How To Break Into Their E-Voting Machines  —  from the yikes dept  —  Well, this is just fantastic.  Following the claims that there's no real problems with e-voting machines, almost immediately followed by reports of massive fraud with e-voting machines in Brazil …
AdAge:
Shifting out of print  —  While the story of magazines' ongoing battle to adapt to the web world is well-documented, the untold story is of Detroit's beleaguered carmakers, long pillars of print advertising, which are cutting their costs and, when they are spending, often seek more direct …
Discussion: HipMojo.com
gizmodo.com:
Matrox Extio F1220 Banishes That Noisy PC to a Faraway Closet  —  Move that noisy and heat-producing workstation 850 feet away from your serene studio with the Matrox Extio F1220, a high-end remote graphics unit (RGU) aimed at broadcasters, audio engineers, mission-critical financial wonks and the well-heeled.
Stephen Shankland / CNET News.com:
Google using Intel servers again  —  Intel, armed with a custom-designed motherboard, has reclaimed Google as a server customer after a year watching the search powerhouse give its business to Advanced Micro Devices, CNET News.com has learned.  —  Google has begun buying Intel server components …
CNET News.com:
HP accused of spying on Dell's printer plans  —  A former Hewlett-Packard executive accused by the company of stealing trade secrets is now saying that he was instructed by the company's management to spy on rival Dell.  —  Karl Kamb Jr., previously HP's vice president of business development and strategy …
Kevin Poulsen / 27B Stroke 6:
MySpace Allegedly Kills Computer Security Website  —  Computer security guru Fyodor (pictured) reports waking up yesterday to find his website SecLists.org essentially removed from the web by his domain registrar, GoDaddy.  After a bunch of phone calls to GoDaddy, he eventually got them to explain why: Because MySpace asked them too.
Discussion: ha.ckers.org web …
Brian Lam / gizmodo.com:
Go Canada: iPhone Confirmed on Rogers Wireless  —  iPhone confirmed for Canada, by a customer service email.  —  Availability and pricing aren't set in stone, yet.  But you can bet your buttocks it'll be after we get ours in the USA.  Go USA!  Thanks Curtis!  —  BRIAN LAM  —  iPhone [Gizmodo]
Discussion: MacUser, Mark Evans and Gadgetell
valleywag.com:
GRIEFERS: Internet's Most Wanted: A Rogue's Gallery  —  NICK DOUGLAS — You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy than the bowels of the Internet, where you could be swallowed by the Spam King to be digested over a thousand years or trapped in a battle with a patent troll.
Discussion: Google Watch and digg
Thomas Hawk / Thomas Hawk's Digital Connection:
Forbes Thinks Web Photographers Don't Matter  —  See update below.  —  The Web Celeb 25 - Forbes.com It was interesting for me today to see an article out from Forbes celebrating the Web Celeb 25.  I like the article a lot and several of the people that I think deserve to be on this list are …
 
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Mike / Techdirt:
More Casinos Realize They Can Blame Software Glitch And Not Pay Out Big Prizes
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Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Welcome from Forbes, but...  I see a lot of people coming …
Inside AdSense:
Everything in its place(ment)
Zachary Rodgers / ClickZ:
Brand Advertisers Bash Google's Ad Serving Policies
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Paul Kapustka / GigaOM:
Digium, Fonality in 'Free' IP PBX Fight
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines:
Symantec sheds light on its internal IT
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 Earlier Items: 
Paul Miller / Engadget:
ACCESS renames Palm OS to "Garnet OS," Treo users die a little more inside
Discussion: PalmAddicts
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Google AdSense Tests New Features: My Publishers, Ad Placement & Message Inbox
Karen / Official Google Blog:
Show us your university campus in 3D
Discussion: Googlified
Peter Kafka / Forbes:
Murdoch 2.0  —  MySpace was just the start.  Rupert Murdoch …
Discussion: HipMojo.com and PaidContent
Mike Boland / Search Engine Watch Blog:
The Blogosphere Sounds Off on Hyper-Local
Dave Zatz / Zatz Not Funny!:
James Kim Memorial Fund Charity Raffle
David Pogue / New York Times:
A Stream of Movies, Sort of Free
Discussion: A VC
english.chosun.com:
Microsoft Vista to Cause Confusion for Korean Net Users