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12:15 AM ET, June 13, 2007


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Marc Andreessen /
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.
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.
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: CNET and InfoWorld
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 Security Bulletin MS07-034 - Critical
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.
Robert McLaws /
Windows Home Server RC1 Released
Discussion: All about Microsoft
Ken Fisher / Ars Technica:
Windows Home Server on track, RC1 released today
Discussion: CNET and Microsoft Watch
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*
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 …
Maija Palmer / Financial Times:
Apple to sell music through UK Bebo network  —  Apple is tapping into the popularity of social networking sites, as it announces a deal on Wednesday to embed its iTunes internet music download service into the Bebo website.  —  From Wednesday, Bebo's 8.8m users in the UK and Ireland …
Staci D. Kramer /   Apple Will Sell Music Through Bebo in UK, Ireland; First iTunes …
Anne Broache / CNET
Tips for landing an iPhone  —  We at CNET 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 …
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 …
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 …
Brian Caulfield / Forbes:
Microsoft Versus Google: Apple Wins  —  Who's winning the slap fight between Microsoft and Google?  Perhaps Apple.  —  First, a recap.  After software giant Microsoft (nasdaq: MSFT - news - people ) complained about search kingpin Google's (nasdaq: GOOG - news - people ) …
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.
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 …
Discussion: digg
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.
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."
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!:
The Ultimate RSS Toolbox - 120+ RSS Resources  —  Never again will mankind have to look for RSS info in more than one place...ok, we're kidding, but we've aimed to create a near comprehensive list of all the RSS readers, tools, browser plugins, tips, hacks and directories available on the web.
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Leopard looks like ... Vista
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Spam King may rule prison cell for 11 years after Feds nail him
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Om Malik / GigaOM:
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