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2:40 AM ET, March 28, 2007

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John Kremer / Yodel Anecdotal:
Yahoo! Mail goes to infinity and beyond  —  As Yahoo! Mail approaches its 10-year anniversary, I'm the lucky one who gets to announce that we will begin offering everyone unlimited email storage starting in May 2007.  To mark the occasion, I checked in with David Nakayama …
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Yahoo Mail Announces Unlimited Storage  —  Yahoo is announcing that all Yahoo Mail users will have free unlimited email storage starting in May 2007.  The current storage limit is 1 GB per account (2 GB for $20/year premium users).  With this change, Yahoo leapfrogs Gmail (2.8 GB and growing) and Live.com Mail (2GB).
Valleywag:
JUSTIN.TV: He's just a camboy.  So why can't I stop watching?  —  NICK DOUGLAS — When I first heard that young San Franciscan Justin Kan started broadcasting his life on video 24 hours a day at Justin.tv, I thought, "so what?"  Like many others, I just assumed someone had already been doing this.
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San Francisco Chronicle:
24-Hour Potty People  —  There's a tagline at the top of the Justin.TV homepage that rotates through a couple of different slogans: "An exercise in narcissism."  "A desperate cry for attention."  "Waste time watching other people waste time."  All of them, on some level, are clearly true …
Discussion: CenterNetworks
BBC:
PlayStation breaks sales records  —  The PlayStation 3 console has broken UK sales records with more than 165,000 machines sold in the first two days of release, say analysts Chart Track.  —  More than a million consoles were shipped across Europe on launch day last week with 600,000 sold.
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Katie Fehrenbacher / GigaOM:
YouTube to launch mobile website soon  —  CTIA 2007 — YouTube will launch its mobile website in June 2007 for U.S. users, according to a spokesperson.  The mobile YouTube site will go live once the exclusivity clause on the company's mobile video deal with Verizon Wireless expires.
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
John McCain's MySpace Page Hacked  —  Someone on Presidential hopeful John McCain's staff is going to be in trouble today.  They used a well known template to create his Myspace page.  The template was designed by NewsVine Founder and CEO Mike Davidson (original template is here).
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Newsvine:
Hacking John McCain
Discussion: WebProNews and Lost Remote
Geoff Duncan / Digital Trends:
Samsung Announces 64 GB Solid State Drive  —  Samsung is upping the ante in the solid state drive market, announcing it plans to ship a 64 GB, 1.8-inch model in the second quarter of 2007.  —  The market for flash-based solid state disk drives which act as drop-in replacements …
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Samsung:
SAMSUNG Introduces 1.8" - Type 64GB Flash-based Solid State Drive
BBC:
Blog death threats spark debate  —  Prominent blogger Kathy Sierra has called on the blogosphere to combat the culture of abuse online.  —  It follows a series of death threats which have forced her to cancel a public appearance and suspend her blog.  —  Ms Sierra described on her blog …
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Dan Fost / The Technology Chronicles:
The attack on Kathy Sierra
Discussion: Scripting News
Alex Iskold / Read/WriteWeb:
Numenta - Has Artificial Intelligence Arrived?  —  Jeff Hawkins made a name for himself in the tech industry as the founder of Palm Computing and inventor of the Palm Pilot.  He later founded Handspring, where he invented the Treo.  If you were a fan of his work then, you are going to love what Jeff is up to now.
Discussion: Tech~Surf~Blog and digg
Speakeasy:
Best Buy Acquires Speakeasy  —  Addition of VoIP Communications Provider Gives Small Businesses  —  a Single Source for All of Their Technology Needs  —  Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) has agreed to acquire Speakeasy, Inc., one of the largest independent broadband voice, data and IT service providers in the United States.
Elinor Mills / CNET News.com:
Yahoo click fraud settlement gets final OK  —  A federal judge in San Jose, Calif., has given final approval to a settlement in a class action lawsuit over click fraud that requires Yahoo to pay nearly $5 million in attorney fees and give full credits to advertisers dating back to 2004.
Mike / Techdirt:
The Patent Thicket That May Destroy VoIP  —  from the helping-spur-innovation,-huh?  dept  —  You have to wonder how many times fans of the patent system have to repeat the mantra that "patents encourage innovation" before they can actually believe it.  There continues to be new evidence …
Tina Wood / Channel 10:
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO!  First look at the Xbox 360 Elite  —  While everyone else is talking about it and showing grainy camera phone pictures from undisclosed bunkers, we figured we'd go right to the source and get you an exclusive video.  You think you need it, you know you want it, and we have it - the Xbox 360 Elite.
Discussion: Kotaku and InsideMicrosoft
Monica Chen / DigiTimes:
Nintendo attempts to block Wii modchips in newest console revision  —  Nintendo has altered the circuit layout of its Wii games console in order to block the increasing use of modification chips (modchips).  However, new-generation modchips capable of working with the revised Wii consoles …
Newlaunches.com:
Top 10 Apple products which flopped  —  Apart from phenomenal products like the iPod, iMac and Macbooks, Apple in its 30 year old history has churned out super flop products too.  Here is a list of 10 products in reversing order from Apple which fizzled in the market.  —  No 10 - Apple Cyberdog
 
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John C. Welch / InformationWeek:
Inside Apple's Leopard Server OS
Discussion: MacUser and Slashdot
Alex Iskold / Read/WriteWeb:
Adobe Apollo - On A Collision Course With Web Browsers
Fvogelstein / Epicenter:
Microsoft Sends Secret Dossier on Reporter, to Reporter
Discussion: Glass House and The Long Tail
Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily:
News Corp.: MySpace Generating Over $30 Million a Month In Revs, Pali Research Says
Discussion: Valleywag and Mashable!
Daniel Terdiman / CNET News.com:
Learning to market in virtual worlds
Joris Evers / CNET News.com:
Newsmaker: A black eye for Xbox customer service
Pete Cashmore / Mashable!:
Breaking: Bebo Launches Music Download Service
Valleywag:
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Moshe Maeir / The Flat Planet and a Phone !:
I am offering $3.22 per share!
David Kaplan / paidContent.org:
And That's The Way It Isn't: The Onion Launches Video Site; Invests $1 Million In It
Jason Dobson / Gamasutra:
GameStop: Wii Shortage 'Intentional', PS3 Euro Launch 'Good, Not Great'
Business Wire:
InfoSpace Announces Availability of InfoSpace Find It! for BlackBerry
Gizmodo:
Netflix Founder Joins Microsoft Board
MediaShift:
FUTURAMA How the Online Newspaper Can Become a Community Hub
Discussion: The Media Age
Apple TV Hacks:
Apple TV running on a Macbook