Check out Mini-Techmeme for simple mobiles or Techmeme Mobile for modern smartphones.
1:10 PM ET, April 17, 2007

Techmeme

 Top Items: 
Kevin Poulsen / Threat Level:
Internet Names the Wrong Killer  —  In the absence of any official information from police on the identity of the Virginia Tech killer, internet sleuths claiming to be in-the-know have been calling attention — on message boards and online aggregators like Digg — to the LiveJournal blog of a particular 23-year-old gun nut in Virginia.
RELATED:
Daniel Terdiman / ZDNet News:
Journalists look to bloggers for Virginia Tech story  —  When a blogger known as icantread01 posted his girlfriend's tale of being shot and wounded during the Virginia Tech massacre Monday, it set off a flurry of journalists trying to get ahold of him.  —  Reporters from several news organizations …
Robin Hamman / cybersoc.com:   virginia tech bloggers: approach and confirm or link and disclaim?
Mike / Techdirt:
Judge Says Too Bad To Webcasters Upset About New Webcast Rates  —  from the sorry,-nothing-can-be-done dept  —  Last month, when the RIAA pushed through new webcasting royalty rates that were clearly designed to kill off a lot of webcasters, many people said not to worry, that the whole thing was just part of a negotiation.
Discussion: RSS, Mark Evans, 901am and Like It Matters
RELATED:
Seth Sutel / Associated Press:
Judges reject appeals from webcasters
Olga Kharif / Tech Beat:
The Death of Web Radio?
RELATED:
Jackson West / NewTeeVee:
YouTube Set to Turn On Rights Filter
Discussion: Google Watch
Jon Hicks / hicksdesign:
Google Reader Theme  —  I've been dugg so the site is taking a right old thwacking at the moment.  Thankyou to Jez at Segpub for helping me out with the load!  —  I've been using Flickr as a bit of testbed for a new site theme I've been working on for Google Reader.
Hjanssen / Port 25:
Windows Media Player Plug-in for Firefox  —  A few weeks ago I wrote a blog called 'We're Writing Firefox Plug-ins?  Interview with Ian Gilman and Thoughts on 10 Months at Microsoft' (Who came up with that title anyway!)  —  In which I chronicled my first 10 months on the job.
RELATED:
Greg Sandoval / CNET News.com:
Local TV stations face Net threat  —  LAS VEGAS—The Internet is the cause of much fear and loathing here at this gathering of broadcasters.  —  Some attendees of the National Association of Broadcasters conference this week are worried that local television affiliates will be the next business species …
Light Reading:
Could Vonage Sprint to an Exit?  —  Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE: VG - message board) is in talks with Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE: S - message board) about a way to resolve that carrier's patent lawsuit against the VOIP provider, Light Reading has learned.  And one source says a Sprint buyout of Vonage is on the table.
Nokia:
The new Nokia 6120 classic combines faster download speeds with functionality  —  More and more consumers are using their mobile phones for tasks such as downloading music, streaming video, browsing the Internet or receiving emails with attachments.  The compact Nokia 6120 classic phone makes …
Miguel Helft / New York Times:
Yahoo Strikes Ad Deal With More Papers  —  After a flurry of deal making over the last few days, Google and Yahoo, two giants of the online advertising business, are set to encroach on each other's turf even more aggressively than before.  —  On Monday, Yahoo announced a broad deal …
PR Newswire:
EMC Reports Record First-Quarter Results  —  Delivers 15th Consecutive Quarter of Double-Digit Revenue Growth, Q1 EPS increase of 36%  —  HOPKINTON, Mass., April 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC - News), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions …
Discussion: Between the Lines and BARRONS.com
Tariq Krim / Netvibes.com Blog:
Enter the Netvibes Universe  —  Today we're introducing something that will change, and improve, the way you use Netvibes: the Netvibes Universe.  —  Personal Universes  —  Soon, every single Netvibes user will be able to create a personal Netvibes Universe, that is …
Daniel Shen / DigiTimes:
Quanta may be developing PDA handset for Dell  —  Quanta Computer is developing a PDA handset for Dell, and the new model is expected to be launched in the fourth quarter of this year, according to industry sources.  —  Quanta said it would not comment on any issue concerning individual clients.
Catherine Holahan / Business Week:
Google: The Ad Dominator?  —  Deals with Clear Channel and EchoStar and an agreement to acquire DoubleClick have competitors worried.  But they shouldn't give up the game just yet  —  Is Google gearing up to dominate the entire advertising business?  Consider that this month alone …
Ken / Digital Common Sense:
On Being a Digital Road Warrior  —  I've been a road warrior in one form or fashion for a very long time.  Lately, the things things I carry with me have changed...evolved.  I carry at least one camera, my Nikon D50, almost daily.  I carry a Marantz PMD660 digital recorder all the time.
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Techmeme at 1:10 PM ET, April 17, 2007.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Techmeme Sponsor Posts: 
Smartsheet:
Smartsheet offers free Gov product to governments and agencies  —  Smartsheet Gov, the FedRAMP authorized Smartsheet environment, is now free of charge or obligation for any US government agency responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mattermost:
Remote work when SaaS is not an option  —  A free, self-hosted messaging platform for security-conscious teams to collaborate remotely.  Download Free.
Google Cloud:
What does the future of cloud computing hold  —  and what does this mean for businesses?  We looked at the data, talked to luminaries, and listened to customers across the world.  Here's what they said.
Zoho:
The Working from Home Guide: Remote Collaboration with Show  —  The current COVID-19 pandemic has made remote work the norm.  But, the real question is, “Can the lack of commuting and convenience of working from home match the in-office productivity?”
Sponsor Techmeme
 
 See Also: 
Techmeme: site main
Techmeme River: reverse chronological Techmeme
Techmeme Mobile: for phones
Techmeme Leaderboard: Techmeme's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
Techmeme RSS feed
Techmeme on Twitter
 
 
 More Items: 
John Biggs / TechCrunch:
Tellme Launches Free 411 Business Search Service
Scott Knaster / Official Google Mac Blog:
Google data APIs connect Cocoa developers to Google
Discussion: Google Code and digg
Curt Nickisch / NPR:
Blogs Get Fit to Go to Print
Discussion: The Bivings Report
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Amazon S3 Reaches 5 Billion Stored Objects
alarm:clock:
How-to Video Pioneer 5Min Launches, Raises Seed
Leander Kahney / Wired News:
What's Happening to Our Lovely Cult?
Dave Winer / Scripting News:
Watching more, revealing less?
Anoop Gantayat / IGN:
Xbox 360 Notebook Computer Converter Announced
 Earlier Items: 
David Cay Johnston / New York Times:
House to Vote on Bill to Ban Web Site Names That Resemble Those of U.S. Agencies
Claire Atkinson / AdAge:
Bewkes: Future of Digital Is Cable TV
Tony Smith / The Register:
Intel restyles laptop as wireless fashion accessory
Peter / The Local Onliner:
FatDoor Crawls the Web for Neighbor Info
Discussion: Screenwerk
APC:
Intel announces "Core 2 Duo on steroids" - automatic overclocking
Discussion: TechSpot News and Slashdot
Erik Wingren / blog.snap.com:
Introducing Snap Shots, from Snap.com
Li Evans / Search Marketing Gurus:
Newsvine Beats Digg To Punch
Om Malik / GigaOM:
100 Megabits to the home by 2015?  —  Can Americans dream …