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7:05 PM ET, June 5, 2007

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Anildash / Movable Type News:
Movable Type 4 Beta: We're On A Mission  —  If you're reading this blog, you probably know a lot about Movable Type.  It's the power bloggers' tool, made by people who just wanted to make a good, flexible blogging application.  Over half a decade, it's grown into a platform that even enterprises …
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Richard MacManus / Read/WriteWeb:
Movable Type 4.0 Announced - Becomes Social Media Platform  —  Six Apart is announcing today the beta release of Movable Type 4, a much anticipated upgrade to a blog platform that has two distinct user bases nowadays - consumer base (like R/WW, which uses MT) and Enterprise.
Scott Karp / Publishing 2.0:
WordPress vs. Movable Type: Open Source Blogging Software Showdown  —  Movable Type has just released version 4.0 and reversed a decision that nearly killed MT 3.0 and led to the rise of WordPress — MT 4.0, currently in beta, will be released in open source later this year.  (See Read/WriteWeb coverage.)
Katy Dormer / Google:
Salesforce.com and Google Form Strategic Global Alliance  —  Two industry leading platforms come together to allow companies to acquire customers, run more efficiently and thrive  —  Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), the market and technology leader in on-demand business services, and Google …
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Apple:
Apple Updates MacBook Pro  —  Latest Intel Core 2 Duo Processors, Memory Up to 4GB and Higher Performance Graphics Across the Line  —  Apple® today updated its MacBook® Pro line of notebooks with the latest Intel Core 2 Duo processors, memory up to 4GB, and high-speed graphics in a stunning …
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Gizmodo:
Apple Interview: Details on the New LED Macbook Pro
Discussion: Macworld, Engadget and MacUser
toshibadirect.com:
Toshiba Launches World's Thinnest Notebook with Integrated Optical Drive  —  New Portégé® R500 Series Incorporates World's First 7mm Optical Drive, World's First Widescreen 12.1-inch Indoor/Outdoor Display and World's Longest Battery Life in Ultraportable Form Factor
Discussion: Engadget, Gizmodo and jkOnTheRun
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Business Wire:
Toshiba Enters 13.3-Inch Notebook Market with Emphasis on Mobility and Value
Discussion: Gizmodo and Engadget
caminobrowser.org:
Camino 1.5 Release Notes  —  After over a year of hard work by devoted volunteers, the Camino Project is proud to give you Camino 1.5.  This latest version fixes hundreds of bugs and implements many new features, providing all users with an improved browsing experience.
Discussion: Ars Technica and Forever Geek
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Inside AdSense:
Policy updates — and it's not even Thursday!  —  After our many weeks of policy posts on Thursdays, you're probably intimately familiar with all of our program policies.  So we can imagine your surprise when you woke up today, got your morning coffee, and settled in for your daily re-read of the policies …
Tom Krazit / CNET News.com:
Intel readies new chipsets  —  Intel is set to take the wraps off its latest chipsets and a new low-cost laptop.  —  Sean Maloney, executive vice president and general manager of Intel's sales and marketing group, plans to unveil the chipsets during his keynote address on Tuesday at Computex Taipei trade show in Taiwan.
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Ashlee Vance / The Register:
Google shivs server crowd with PeakStream buy  —  Exclusive Google has stunned the server world by acquiring superstar start-up PeakStream, The Register can confirm.  —  PeakStream's website and phone lines mysteriously crashed yesterday, indicating that the software maker was struggling to pay its bill or had been gobbled.
Jemima Kiss / Guardian Unlimited:
Last.fm's legal trouble?  —  Also: Warner Music partners with Lala.com |  It's bound to happen.  You make a mint, and old friends come out of the woodwork.  In the case of Last.fm, it's an old colleague who claims he was unfairly dismissed.  —  I followed up on a story by Music Week …
Tony Long / Wired News:
June 5, 1977: From a Little Apple a Mighty Industry Grows  —  1977: The Apple II, the world's first "practical" personal computer, goes on sale.  —  The Apple II is the computer that made Apple a driving force in a new industry.  The company's original computer bore little resemblance …
Jon Stokes / Ars Technica:
Intel updates compilers for multicore era  —  Intel has announced major updates for its C++ and Fortran tools, updates that are aimed at making it easier for programmers to exploit thread-level and data-level parallelism in multicore processors.  On the data parallelism side …
Discussion: The Register and Slashdot
Dana Blankenhorn / Open Source:
Xandros deal is Microsoft water torture strategy  —  Long-time readers of this blog may remember how two years ago I sat down to lunch with Marc Fleury, then running JBoss.  —  Fleury was celebrating because he'd signed a re-sale agreement with Microsoft.  The deal was superior to one IBM offered …
Yahoo! Search Blog:
Yahoo! Search Crawler, Slurp, has a new Address and Signature Card  —  As we mentioned a few weeks ago, we've been migrating our crawler, Yahoo! Slurp, over to the new domain at crawl.yahoo.net.  As of today, the transition is complete and all machines crawling as Slurp are now in crawl.yahoo.net.
Discussion: WebProNews and Search Engine Land
Marc Andreessen / blog.pmarca.com:
Why there's no such thing as Web 2.0  —  Proposed: There's no such thing as Web 2.0.  —  Well, that's not actually true.  —  Let me back up.  —  Here's what I think happened.  —  In the beginning, Web 2.0 was a conference.  —  As conferences go, a good one — with a great name.
Discussion: point being
Kate / Google LatLong:
Hop on the bus, Gus.  Or the train.  Or the subway.  —  For some time now we have been "painting" icons for transit stops into our maps.  While it was helpful to be able to see where to catch a train or bus, it left a lot of people wishing they could click on the icon to get more information about a specific station.
 
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Fareastgizmos.com:
Porsche Design Mobile Phone P'9521 presented
Discussion: Engadget and Gizmodo
Carolyn Y. Johnson / Boston Globe:
Verizon seems to flip-flop Firm seems to flip-flop on local video approvals
Rob Bushway / GottaBeMobile.com:
New U560 UMPC from Amtek
Discussion: Gizmodo and Engadget
Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:
Coalition wants FCC to save 700MHz spectrum for wireless broadband
Frank Caron / Ars Technica:
Microsoft to unify MSN, Xbox and Zune with Ignition music platform
Venkat Balasubramani / CNET News.com:
Spyware skirmishes: Spy versus antispy
Rich Brown / CNET News.com:
Alienware's Hangar18 HD Entertainment Center goes on sale
Discussion: NewTeeVee
Niels Provos / Google Online Security Blog:
Web Server Software and Malware
Discussion: InfoWorld
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Set up an Ubuntu Linux based media center with Mythbuntu
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Xbox 360 getting next-gen 'Pac-Man'
Eric Bangeman / Ars Technica:
Study: consumers blasé towards à la carte cable …
BBC:
Talking paper made by scientists
Discussion: CNET News.com and Gadget Lab
Arik Hesseldahl / Byte of the Apple:
OpenOffice For Mac Alpha Out Today
Jacqui Cheng / Ars Technica:
Local TV in five cities goes online through YouTube
Discussion: rexduffdixon.com
Ethan Smith / Wall Street Journal:
Listen to Music Free, but Pay to Carry