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9:20 PM ET, May 30, 2007

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Teresa Brewer / Apple:
YouTube Coming to Apple TV  —  CUPERTINO, California-May, 30, 2007-Apple® today announced that it's bringing the Internet's most popular originally-created content from YouTube to the living room with Apple TV™.  Beginning in mid-June, Apple TV will wirelessly stream videos directly …
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Ryan Block / Engadget:
Steve Jobs live from D 2007  —  Steve Jobs is up here in just a few, everybody.  It looks like we can probably prepare ourselves for an update on the iTunes shift to no-DRM, the status of the iPhone, and whatever else is on El Jobso's mind.  It's all on Mossberg, so hopefully he'll drill down deep to the topics we hold near and dear.
Brent Schlender / Fortune:
The trouble with Apple TV  —  Steve Jobs' latest is a dud - and that speaks volumes, says Fortune's Brent Schlender.  —  (Fortune Magazine) — Let's pause for a moment amid the worshipful buzz before the launch of Apple's iPhone in June to consider the heretical notion that Steve Jobs might be promising more than he can deliver.
Discussion: Scobleizer, MacDailyNews and MacSlash
Derick Mains / Apple:
Apple Launches iTunes Plus  —  Higher Quality DRM-Free Tracks Now Available on the iTunes Store Worldwide  —  Apple® today launched iTunes® Plus—DRM-free music tracks featuring high quality 256 kbps AAC encoding for audio quality virtually indistinguishable from the original recordings …
Charles Jade / Ars Technica:
The $100 billion dollar Apple
Discussion: AppleInsider and MacUser
Artur Bergman / O'Reilly Radar:
Google releases open source toolkit for offline web apps.  —  Google joins the group of companies trying solve the offline web application problem with Google Gears.  Released as an developer oriented open source technology, under a BSD license, as a new browser extension.
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Nick Gonzalez / TechCrunch:
Google Gears Lets Developers Take Apps Offline  —  Tommorrow, Google will be hosting a developer day for 5,000 developers worldwide.  The bulk of developers will be gathering at the San Jose convention center for a keynote by Google's VP of Engineering, Jeff Huber.
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Google brings developers offline with "Gears"; new offline Reader  —  Right now in Sydney, Australia, the first of 10 Google Developer days are starting up and the audience there is hearing about several new initiatives.  The most important of which is "Google Gears," an open source project …
David Berlind / Berlind's Testbed:
Podcast: 'Google Gears' vies to be de facto tech for offline Web apps
Discussion: Scobleizer
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Jason Calacanis Launches Mahalo Today: Human Powered Search  —  Jason Calacanis, formerly of Weblogs, Inc. and more recently an Entrepreneur in Action at Sequoia Capital, will launch his newest startup, Mahalo, this afternoon at 3 PS PST.  The site is password protected until then.
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Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Mahalo Launches With Human-Crafted Search Results
Discussion: Between the Lines
Adario Strange / Epicenter:   The Human Search Engine: 'Project X' Is Mahalo
Rafe Needleman / Webware.com:
JASON CALACANIS' MAHALO: SCREW THE LONG TAIL
Marcus Adolfsson / TreoCentral:
Palm's Foleo a "smartphone companion product"?  —  According to a RSS news feed from Palm, their mystery "3rd category" device is a compact smartphone companion product named Foleo that let's you view and edit emails using a large screen and fullsize keyboard.
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Carlo Longino / Techdirt:
Stick A Fork In Palm
Business Wire:
Palm Advances Mobile Computing with Its First Mobile Companion Product
Owen Thomas / Business 2.0 Beta:
Why the Foleo Could Mean the End of Palm
BBC:
Music site Last.fm bought by CBS  —  Social music site Last.fm has been bought by US media giant CBS Corporation for $280m (£140m), the largest-ever UK Web 2.0 acquisition.  —  The online network was founded in the UK five years ago and it now has more than 15 million active users.
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Ken Fisher / Ars Technica:
Apple hides account info in DRM-free music, too  —  With great power comes great responsibility, and apparently with DRM-free music comes files embedded with identifying information.  Such is the situation with Apple's new DRM-free music: songs sold without DRM still have a user's full name …
Discussion: Gizmodo
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Erica Sadun / The Unofficial Apple Weblog:
TUAW Tip: Don't Torrent That Song...
Discussion: Gizmodo and CrunchGear
Thomas Ricker / Engadget:
iTunes Plus and EMI's DRM-free music hands-on
Om Malik / GigaOM:
eBay to announce StumbleUpon buy today  —  Update: So, it's official, eBay has bought StumbleUpon for $75 million.  Here's the release.  —  eBay, the San Jose, Calif.-based auction giant is likely to announce its acquisition of Stumble Upon after the close to markets today, according to informed sources.
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Business Wire:
eBay Acquires StumbleUpon
Discussion: Mashable!, TechCrunch and Epicenter
Christopher Soghoian / slight paranoia:
A Remote Vulnerability in Firefox Extensions  —  See a demo of the attack against Google Browser Sync: (12MB Quicktime).  —  Executive Summary  —  A vulnerability exists in the upgrade mechanism used by a number of high profile Firefox extensions.  These include Google Toolbar …
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Brian Krebs / Security Fix:
A New Vector For Hackers — Firefox Add-Ons
Discussion: TechBlog
Xeni Jardin / Boing Boing:
Google Maps is spying on my cat, says freaked out BB reader  —  BoingBoing reader Mary Kalin-Casey says, … Link.  Dang, it's so detailed, I can even see he's a tabby!  —  Reader comment: Rich Gibson warns us of the global threat of "delusional cat fanciers," and their dastardly luddite cartel:
Zod Nazem / Yodel Anecdotal:
Eleven years, 12,000 Yahoos, and one great ride  —  After spending the last 26 years in this fast-paced technology industry, I've finally decided it's time to slow down.  I'll be retiring in early June.  After joining tiny little start-ups like Oracle and then Yahoo!, I never imagined things would take off the way they have.
Official Google Blog:
A picture's worth a thousand clicks  —  Posted by John Hanke, Director for Maps, Earth and Local  —  I am pleased to tell you that we've agreed to purchase Panoramio, a website based in Spain that links millions of photos with the exact geographical location where they were taken.
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Google:   Google is planning to acquire Panoramio
ScottIsAFool / LiveSide:
Windows Live Writer Beta 2 - Updated Finally  —  Today saw the much anticipated release of the next version of Windows Live Writer having seen no new builds since November.  This new release comes as part of three Windows Live updates, which are Messenger, Mail and Writer …
 
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 Earlier Items: 
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Eric Eldon / VentureBeat:
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Ryan Singel / Wired News:
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Miguel Helft / New York Times:
Take Note: Computing Takes Up Pen, Again
Discussion: Engadget, last100 and Tech_Space