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11:15 PM ET, June 12, 2007

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Marc Andreessen / blog.pmarca.com:
Analyzing the Facebook Platform, three weeks in  —  On May 24, Facebook launched the newest version of the Facebook Platform, a set of application programming interfaces (APIs) and services that allow outside developers to inject new features and content into the Facebook user experience.
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Hadi Partovi / iLike Team Blog:
Holy cow... 6mm users and growing 300k/day!  —  First the big news: iLike now has 6 million users, and adding another million every few days!  We believe this makes us the Web's fastest-growing music service (see today's press release).  —  The most amazing part is our overnight success on Facebook.
Discussion: mathewingram.com/work
Microsoft:
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-031 - Critical  —  Vulnerability in the Windows Schannel Security Package Could Allow Remote Code Execution (935840)  —  Version: 1.0  —  General Information  —  Executive Summary  —  This critical security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability …
Discussion: InfoWorld and CNET News.com
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Microsoft:
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-030 - Important  —  Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Visio Could Allow Remote Code Execution (927051)  —  Version: 1.0  —  General Information  —  Executive Summary  —  This important update resolves two privately discovered and responsibly reported vulnerabilities …
Microsoft:
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-034 - Critical
Om Malik / GigaOM:
5 ways iPhone will change the wireless biz  —  Steve Jobs' WWDC keynote, demo of upcoming Leopard and Safari for Windows may have generated a lot of oohs and ahhs, but it was towards the end that His Jobness revealed the game plan to irreversibly change the world of wireless.
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Thor Larholm / Larholm.com:
Safari for Windows, 0day exploit in 2 hours  —  Apple released version 3 of their popular Safari web browser today, with the added twist of offering both an OS X and a Windows version.  Given that Apple has had a lousy track record with security on OS X, in addition to a hostile attitude …
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Barry Schnitt / Google:
Intel and Google Join with Dell, EDS, EPA, HP, IBM, Lenovo, Microsoft, PG&E, World Wildlife Fund and Others to Launch Climate Savers Computing Initiative  —  Broad effort organized to drive energy-efficient computing; goal to save $5.5 billion in energy costs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 54 million tons per year*
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Katie Fehrenbacher / GigaOM:
Google Backs Green Computing, too
Alden DeSoto / Google Analytics Blog:
You Asked For it, You Got It.  New Features Added to Google Analytics  —  Since releasing the new Google Analytics, we've received repeated requests for specific features.  We felt strongly that these features deserved to be incorporated into the product immediately so, as of today …
Qblogger / Windows Home Server Blog:
Release Candidate goes live!  —  That's right...we've reached another important product milestone!  The highly anticipated Windows Home Server Release Candidate is available today.  The product team has been logging long hours and doing heroic work to finalize this new and improved build.
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Robert McLaws / Windows-Now.com:
Windows Home Server RC1 Released
Discussion: All about Microsoft
Thomas Claburn / InformationWeek:
Apple Clarifies Status of ZFS File System In Mac OS  —  Apple has included a read-only version ZFS in Leopard as a future file system option for high-end storage systems.  —  Apple now says that the ZFS file system will be available in the forthcoming Mac operating system, sort of.
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Anne Broache / CNET News.com:
Tips for landing an iPhone  —  We at CNET News.com dialed up 75 Apple and AT&T retail stores this week in hopes of dislodging some secrets to landing—or, although it seemed forbidden in most cases, even reserving—a coveted iPhone.  —  The verdict?  No one's really sure how the scheduled June 29 launch …
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Riva Richmond / Wall Street Journal:
Yahoo Shareholders Approve Board With Low Majority  —  Shareholders in Yahoo Inc. voted in favor of the Internet company's slate of directors.  But with only 66% of votes in favor of the slate, it appeared that recent calls to rebuke board members responsible for approving generous pay packages …
CNET News.com:
Google party at eBay event will protest Checkout ban  —  blog A Google-sponsored protest will be held at a Revolutionary War meeting place to promote Google Checkout as a option for eBay sellers.  —  Swedish court upholds file-sharing conviction  —  Appeals court backs verdict that fined …
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Joel Spolsky / Joel on Software:
Font smoothing, anti-aliasing, and sub-pixel rendering  —  Apple and Microsoft have always disagreed in how to display fonts on computer displays.  Today, both companies are using sub-pixel rendering to coax sharper-looking fonts out of typical low resolution screens.  Where they differ is in philosophy.
Kotaku:
Further PSP Slim Details  —  356 Views  —  Over at game blog Rumor Reporter, they're floating more details on the rumbled PSP slim.  According to the site, the updated PSP won't have big speed increases and will be outfitted with a slot UMD loader.  Screen-wise, the site states that its the same size and is "Sidekick-esque."
Gina Trapani / Lifehacker:
Lifehacker Top 10: Top 10 Apps That Should've Been in Leopard  —  The day after a big Apple event like yesterday's WWDC keynote is like the day after Christmas - it leaves you with that letdown, hungover, regretful feeling.  Now that Apple's locked down the feature-complete version …
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Maija Palmer / Financial Times:
Apple to sell music through UK Bebo network
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Spam King may rule prison cell for 11 years after Feds nail him
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Jennifer Laycock / A Small Business Guide …:
Hide and Speak: Google, We Don't Need No Stinkin' Google!
CNN:
State Attorneys General Could Investigate Microsoft Complaint
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