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12:35 AM ET, June 5, 2007

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Yahoo! Search Marketing Blog:
A New Pricing Model Rolls Out Today  —  A New Pricing Model Rolls Out Today  —  Your Click Charges to be Based on Quality of Traffic  —  Yahoo! Search Marketing is rolling out a new feature that we think will help enhance the quality, potentially reduce the cost and increase the value of traffic to you, our advertisers.
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PR Newswire:
Yahoo! Opens Access to Search Marketing Platform APIs  —  Dedicated third-party partner services and free, open access to Yahoo!'s "Panama" advertising platform technology will drive further growth and innovation in digital advertising  —  SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 4, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall …
Stephen Bryant / eWEEK.com:
Yahoo Opens Panama to Developers
Discussion: Neowin.net
Eric Bangeman / Ars Technica:
Florida defendant goes after RIAA for fraud, conspiracy, and extortion  —  As the RIAA has continued its legal assault on file-sharing, defendants are responding with what amount to boilerplate defenses and counterclaims against the RIAA's allegations of copyright infringement.
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Eric Bangeman / Ars Technica:
RIAA throws in the towel in Atlantic v. Andersen  —  One of the most notorious file-sharing cases is drawing to a close.  Both parties in Atlantic v. Andersen have agreed to dismiss the case with prejudice, which means that Tanya Andersen is the prevailing party and can attempt to recover attorneys fees.
Discussion: digg
Jonathan Richards / Times of London:
Search is history, says Yahoo!  —  The company says personalisation is now more important than search, in what some have seen as an admission that it can't compete with Google  —  Yahoo!, one of the two names most synonymous with search on the internet, has surprised Silicon Valley by suggesting …
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Josh Catone / Read/WriteWeb:
Yahoo!: The Web's Future Is Not In Search  —  At the Next Web conference in Amsterdam over the weekend, Tapan Bhat, the Yahoo! vice president of Front Doors, told attendees that search would not dominate the web in the future.  "The future of the web is about personalization.
Discussion: Business Week
The Smoking Gun:
Google As Terror Tool?  —  One of the plotters behind the alleged scheme to explode gas pipelines at John F. Kennedy airport directed his co-conspirators to use Google Earth to obtain detailed aerial photos of the targeted facility.  In a federal criminal complaint, an excerpt from which you'll find below …
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Nick Gonzalez / TechCrunch:
Scribd Banks $3.5 Million from Redpoint  —  Scribd, dubbed the "YouTube for Documents," was the dark horse of their Y Combinator class, but the social document site now gives its critics pause to think.  —  Since launching, traffic to the site scaled quickly to 75-10,000 uniques per …
Richard Mitchell / Xbox 360 Fanboy:
Major Xbox announcement coming tomorrow?  —  Word on the street (that is, Gamertag Radio) is that a major Xbox announcement is dropping tomorrow, set to coincide with the final round of the Pac-Man World Championship.  Microsoft's Aaron Greenberg dropped the hint via an instant message session with GTR's Godfree.
Discussion: Game | Life and digg
Gizmodo:
Breaking: Every Song You Own, Available Online Wherever You Are For Free, Promises Lala.com  —  In its first incarnation, Lala.com focused on helping people trade and buy CDs cheaply, all the while building a community of music listeners and a catalog of preferences.
Jacqui Cheng / Ars Technica:
Soapbox re-opens, beating YouTube to the punch with content filtering  —  MSN reopened Soapbox to the public this weekend after a two-month hiatus while the company implemented a content filtering system on the site.  Soapbox now uses a combination of "proactive automatic filtering technology" …
Pavel Alpeyev / Bloomberg:
Nintendo's Wii Widens Lead Over Sony's PS3 in Japan in May  —  Nintendo Co., the world's third- biggest maker of video-game players, widened its lead in Japan last month after its Wii consoles and DS portable players outsold products from Sony Corp., a research firm said.
Ryan Block / Engadget:
Dell XPS m1330 performance ultraportable revealed  —  We've got the scoop on some early marketing materials / renders for Dell XPS m1330, and we have to say, this is as impressed as we've ever been with a Dell laptop.  Check it out:  — 13.3-inch screen, configurable with LED backlight!
Meraki:
Meraki Introduces First Solar Powered Outdoor WiFi Access Kit  —  New Meraki Solar and Meraki Outdoor Work Together to Cover Entire Neighborhoods with Outdoor Wireless Access  —  MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - June 4, 2007 — Meraki Networks, pioneer of the first consumer wireless mesh Internet network designed to …
Cleve Nettles / 9 to 5 Mac:
Brushed Metal iMacs Dropping at WWDC  —  Apple is set to unleash a new iMac design that will utilize the company's trademark "Brushed Metal" look.  One inside source claimed that the new iMacs would utilize the Santa Rosa Chipset and could top out at a larger size than the current 24 inch display.
BBC:
Europe online '24 hours a month'  —  More than 122m Europeans aged 15 and above use the internet each day at home, school or in work, says a report.  —  The average European accesses the net 16.5 days in a month, and spends 24 hours viewing 2,662 web pages, according to tracking firm comScore.
Discussion: Neowin.net
 
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Eric Kintz / The Marketing Excellence blog:
Home Page, Landing Pages and HP Blogs: Are We Hiding in Plain Sight?
Discussion: AccMan
Brad Stone / New York Times:
Ex-Cisco Executive to Lead Joost, Internet TV Provider
Discussion: paidContent.org
Dan O'Halloran / WOW Insider:
Starcraft 2 beta keys for all Blizzcon visitors?
Discussion: Kotaku, Joystiq, Blue's News and digg
Nancy Gohring / InfoWorld:
Humans get bigger role in search
Discussion: VentureBeat
David Meyer / CNET News.com:
HP says no to Intel's Turbo Memory
Discussion: TechSpot News
Zune Insider:
And Now a Correct Translation  —  Our buddies at 'rama point …
Discussion: CrunchGear and BetaNews
Scott McNulty / The Unofficial Apple Weblog:
New iPhone Ads: what Mac ads should be
Jeremy Reimer / Ars Technica:
Valve hardware survey shows gamers yet to embrace Vista
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Mikel / Brain Off:
Hacking Google Street View
Discussion: CNET News.com
Shawn Chen / DigiTimes:
Hitachi and Apple in top-10 server brands in 1Q07, says IDC
Discussion: Ars Technica and Macsimum News
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Israel Alert: Top 10 Web 2.0 Wonders
TVWeek Blog:
Hearst-Argyle, Where Are You on YouTube?  —  So local TV stations …
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!:
AdSense is Coming to Google Maps
Ryan Naraine / Zero Day:
Gaping holes exposed in fully-patched IE 7, Firefox