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2:55 AM ET, April 13, 2007

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PR Newswire:
Apple Statement  —  CUPERTINO, Calif., April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Apple today released the following statement:  —  iPhone has already passed several of its required certification tests and is on schedule to ship in late June as planned.  We can't wait until customers get their hands …
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David Chartier / The Unofficial Apple Weblog:
Apple announces Leopard delays due to the iPhone  —  Apple has just issued a [press release] statement announcing that Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard has been delayed until October.  The reason? iPhone: "we had to borrow some key software engineering and QA resources from our Mac OS X team …
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines:   Apple delays Leopard; blame the iPhone
Philiped / Apple 2.0:   Behind the Leopard Delay
David Heinemeier Hansson / Loud Thinking:
Twitter trouble  —  Twitter is an amazing success story in terms of rapid user uptake and flattering press.  I had a chance to speak with the team a while back about the wild ride they've been on.  At that time they were fielding spikes of up to 11,000 requests per second across some 16 cores …
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Rafe Colburn / rc3.org:   Twitter developer: Rails performance blows
Joshua Chaffin / Financial Times:
Music labels ask Apple to adopt subscription  —  The world's biggest music companies are expected to ask Apple to introduce a music subscription service to its iTunes digital media store as part of negotiations to renew their agreements with the computer company.
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Charles Jade / Infinite Loop:
Why Apple can't sell movies
Discussion: NewTeeVee and Mashable!
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Now a Rolling Stone Social Network  —  New York-based media giants are suddenly getting jiggy with the new new Media.  CBS announced its mega-digital media strategy, which means Quincy Smith, the CBS Interactive head-honcho is finally putting a PowerPoint presentation he showed me last year to good use.
Discussion: Valleywag and Mashable!
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Rolling Stone Says They'll Launch Social Network
Discussion: Bloggers Blog
Bloomberg:
Google's Acquisitions Chief Looking for `Crazy' Ideas (Update1)  —  Google Inc. looks for ideas that are ``really crazy'' when sizing up potential purchases, the Internet company's top dealmaker said.  —  ``We look at everything very carefully,'' Salman Ullah, Google's director of corporate development …
Rustybrick / Search Engine Roundtable:
Ask.com To Launch New Search Algorithm Code Named Edison  —  Ask.com is set to launch a new search algorithm code named Edison.  The new algorithm will combine Teoma and Direct Hit, two search engine technologies that Ask.com purchased a few years back, to bring about a new algorithm, Edison.
Discussion: SEO by the SEA
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Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Goodbye Teoma Algorithm, Hello Edison, Says Ask.com
Om Malik / GigaOM:
First a lawsuit, now Vonage loses CEO  —  Michael Synder, chief executive officer of Vonage, came, saw and scurried away.  Vonage chief executive resigned this morning, in what seems to be an un-ending string of bad news for the Holmdel, NJ-based VOIP service provider.  Snyder was the CEO of Vonage for less than a year.
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Joe / Techdirt:
Sinking Vonage Ship Throws Captain Overboard
Discussion: MarketWatch
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent.org:
Interview, Part 1: Quincy Smith, President, CBS Interactive: 'Innertube Just Became OuterTube'  —  The CBC Interactive Audience Network moved from idea to execution—at least, announcements—in the span of 8 days or so, according to Quincy Smith, president of CBS Interactive and the guy at the center of the storm.
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Staci D. Kramer / paidContent.org:   It's Official: CBS Launches Own Distribution Network; Includes …
WindowsServer / Windows Server Division WebLog:
VIRIDIAN AND VIRTUAL SERVER TIMING UPDATES  —  As the person who oversees the development plans, teams and strategy for Microsoft's virtualization software on desktops and servers, I want to update everyone on the timing of our server virtualization offerings.
Zoli Erdos / Zoli's Blog:
When Funding Spoils Startups  —  I 'm reading about two startups this morning and I can't help but draw a comparison.  —  TechCrunch features the two-way storage widget released by Box.net.  I consider Box.net is a cool company, with an interesting product, even though they are in a crowded market.
Discussion: TechCrunch
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Joshua Jaffe / VC Ratings:
Socializr, the "un-startup"
Discussion: Bokardo
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Rafat Ali / paidContent.org:
Yahoo Close To Acquiring Rivals.com; Price Could Reach Nine Figures  —  You're reading it here first: Yahoo is close to making its biggest sports acquisition after, well, the Broadcast.com deal: the college sports network Rivals.com, paidContent.org has learned.
Kotaku:
Isle of Rhodes Site: Unlock GoW 2 HD Mode!  New Countdown!  —  Leave it to those pokey little puppies at GameFAQs to figure out that IsleofRhodes.org wasn't the suckfest we first thought it to be.  On the story page of the website, after hitting proceed to bypass the video, there are hidden Greek letters.
Discussion: Joystiq, PSP Fanboy, Game | Life and digg
Valleywag:
SILICON VALLEY USERS GUIDE Schmooze spot map  —  Here it is: a guide to Silicon Valley's busiest networking locations.  We've included old standbys such as Buck's of Woodside, the legendary deal-making diner, a place of pilgrimage for every journalist looking to take the pulse of Silicon Valley.
Discussion: Gizmodo
Nick Gonzalez / TechCrunch:
Y Combinator's WriteWith Launches - Collaborative Blogging  —  We mentioned WriteWith in a roundup post last month on new Y Combinator startups.  They've created a group writing platform that falls somewhere between a blogging platform, a wiki, and an online Word clone.
Discussion: uncov and Business 2.0 Beta
sidekick.wetpaint.com:
T-Mobile Sidekick iD Makes a Statement  —  Personalization and Affordable Style Drive T-Mobile Sidekick iD  —  T-Mobile USA, Inc. today announces the new T-Mobile® Sidekick® iD, offering the latest in personalization on a communication device at an accessible price of $99.1 Designed …
 
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Facebook unveils new site design amid growth surge
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Major Nelson talks Guitar Hero downloads, Halo 3
Matt / uncov:
YouOS: YouHave To Be Kidding Me
Thomas Ricker / Engadget:
Sony: 1,000,000:1 OLED TV on sale in 2007
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Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Watching the Apple TV...
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Paula Lehman / Business Week:
MySpace Plays Chicken with Users
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