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3:05 AM ET, January 27, 2007

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Liz Gannes / NewTeeVee:
YouTube to Share Revenue with Creators  —  YouTube CEO Chad Hurley said today his company (now owned by Google) "is going to move in [the] direction" of rewarding video creators for their content, as part of a panel discussion at the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos.
Discussion: Digital Markets
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Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
Davos07: Chad Hurley on YouTube... on YouTube  —  Here's Chad Hurley, founder of YouTube, in a session on — cough — user-generated content (see my post below) at the World Economic Forum in Davos.  He talks about what YouTube is doing on copyright, installing the means to find violations …
Discussion: Publishing 2.0 and JD on EP
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:
Forrester Report: Consumer-Generated Video Uploads Takes Off …
Discussion: forrester.com
Karen Haslam / Macworld UK:
Apple's AirPort Extreme constrained by UK laws  —  UK bandwidth restrictions will stop Apple's AirPort Exteme achieveing its goal  —  Apple's decision to use both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bandwidth for their new 802.11n-ready AirPort Extreme wireless router could have negative implications for UK users.
Discussion: Infinite Loop
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Erica Sadun / The Unofficial Apple Weblog:
UK bandwidth restrictions to affect Airport Extreme use
Discussion: Gizmodo
Anthony Zumpano / brandchannel.com:
Similar Search Results: Google Wins  —  Global: Bow to Your Google  —  Google hogged technology headlines and spread its ubiquity (which is a nice way of saying "world dominance") throughout 2006.  The dust barely cleared on its US$ 900 million deal with News Corporation to provide service …
Discussion: Blogging Stocks and Screenwerk
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Rachel Sanderson / Reuters:
YouTube and Wikipedia storm to top brand ranking
Daniel Terdiman / CNET News.com:
Inside the Lucasfilm data center  —  SAN FRANCISCO—Given the cult-film status of 1971's THX 1138 in the George Lucas universe, it should come as little surprise that the total capacity of Lucasfilm's giant data center is 11.38 petabits per second.  —  Granted, that number …
Discussion: digg
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Isabel Wang / theWHIR.com Blogs:
This 10,000 Square Foot Data Center Has 300+ 10 Gig Ports!!  —  I read about it on CNet.  What you see above is Lucasfilm's data center.  Its network features 300 10-gig ports and 1,500 1-gig ports.  Every digital artist within the company has a desktop with gigabit connectivity.
Discussion: Data Center Knowledge
Elinor Mills / CNET News.com:
This Web site can name that tune  —  Do you ever find yourself humming a song whose title, to your frustration, you don't know or can't remember?  New search Web site Midomi is designed to actually identify that song for you in as little as 10 seconds.  —  Launching in beta mode on Friday …
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Matt Marshall / VentureBeat:   Hum along, and Midomi recognizes your song
Darren Murph / Engadget:
Apple patents access system for bottom-loading optical drive  —  While Apple still seems to be toying with the idea of getting LED-backlit LCDs into its MacBook Pro, a few clever engineers behind tightly sealed Cupertino doors have been chewing on another concept.
Gord Hotchkiss / Search Engine Land:
Q&A With Marissa Mayer, Google VP, Search Products & User Experience  —  Marissa Mayer has been the driving force behind Google's Spartan look and feel from the very earliest days.  In this wide-ranging interview, I talked with Marissa about everything from interface design to user behavior …
Discussion: Google Blogoscoped
Zonk / Slashdot: Games:
eBay Delisting All Auctions for Virtual Property  —  from the definition-of-what-is-real dept.  —  The growing popularity of Massively Multiplayer games has brought the issue of ownership rights in virtual worlds, and the appropriateness of what is called 'real money transfer' (RMT) into an increasingly public light.
Discussion: Joystiq and Valleywag
Skrentablog:
The joy of the hack  —  A reporter just called me and wanted to talk about my virus, Elk Cloner, that I wrote back in 1982, when I was in the 9th grade.  Apparently it's the 25th anniversary of the virus and since I wrote the first one she wanted my thoughts.  —  First thought: "25 years?
Joel Spolsky / Joel on Software:
Copilot 2.0 ships!  —  Hoorah!  Fog Creek Copilot 2.0 is now online, with three, no wait, five, no, three new features.  —  Well, I guess it depends how you count.  In a moment I'll count 'em.  In the meantime, a little background.  —  Fog Creek Copilot is a remote tech support service …
Discussion: Infinite Loop and Chuqui 3.0
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Scott McNulty / The Unofficial Apple Weblog:
Copilot 2.0 supports Macs
Discussion: Red Sweater Blog
Katie Fehrenbacher / GigaOM:
Google Metaverse, Made in China?  —  The Google Metaverse meme has popped up again.  Michael Eisenberg, a general partner with Benchmark Capital in Jerusalem kicked off a fresh discussion about Google building its own metaverse, a.k.a a virtual world akin to Second Life.
Phil Windley / Between the Lines:
White-box cell phones  —  At the Mobile Identity Workshop today Doc Searls led a discussion of white-box, or open phones.  The problem is that, at least in the US, phones are tied to a particular carrier and have features crippled to force certain business models.  Want to write software for the phone?
Discussion: Web Strategy
Ars Technica:
After the honeymoon: the Nintendo Wii  —  Do Wii still love it?  —  When I look back on my review of the Nintendo Wii and a few other comments I have made about the system since then, one thing jumps out at me: I said multiple times how great it was that Nintendo would have ample supplies …
Discussion: Go Nintendo and digg
Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily:
Apple: Will The Gross Margin On The iPhone Be 50%?  Or Half That?  —  Very interesting debate developing about what kind of gross margins Apple (AAPL) can expect to produce from the iPhone.  The issue boils down to this: What will it cost Apple to make one?
Discussion: Paul Kedrosky's …
 
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Gen / Gen Kanai weblog:
THE COST OF MONOCULTURE  —  (I am still preparing for posts …
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Google Blogoscoped:
Googlebombs Defused?  —  Google says they've managed to neutralize …
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James Hong:
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Amazon.com Launches Its Own Wikipedia
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Om Malik / GigaOM:
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Discussion: Vecosys
Candace Lombardi / CNET News.com:
Gates to appear on 'The Daily Show' for Vista launch
Dominic Gates / Seattle Times:
Boeing cuts 787 wireless system
Reuters:
AACS confirms hacks on high-definition DVD players
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