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1:20 PM ET, June 12, 2007

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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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David Maynor / Errata Security:
Niiiice...  Apple just released a Safari for Windows beta at http://www.apple.com/safari.  Using publicly available tools we had a DoS in no time.  Keeping with our disclosure policy, we do not report bugs to Apple.  —  UPDATE: Whoops, sorry, thats not a DoS, its memory corruption.
Robert Vamosi / CNET News.com:
Security researchers: Safari for Windows not so secure  —  Within hours of Apple's public release of the beta for Safari 3.0 for Windows, three security researchers independently found holes within the new browser.  Researcher Aviv Raff highlighted in a blog post the company's product statement …
Aviv Raff On .NET:
Apple Safari for Windows - Out with a crash  —  Apple has just released a public beta of its Safari browser for Windows.  —  On the download page Apple write: "Apple engineers designed Safari to be secure from day one".  —  So, I've decided to take it for a test drive, and ran Hamachi.
Karen / Official Google Blog:
How long should Google remember searches?  —  Over the years we've taken many steps to protect our users' data and privacy.  For example, we have resisted overly-broad government subpoenas; we've designed our services to give users a choice between personalized services and general services …
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Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Google Responds To EU: Cutting Raw Log Retention Time; Reconsidering Cookie Expiration  —  In response to an EU letter over data retention, Google has announced that it will now anonymize server log data after 18 months, rather than the previous maximum time it had announced of 24 months.
Discussion: InfoWorld and Search Engine Watch
BBC:   Google cuts data retention times
Reuters:
YouTube to test video ID with Time Warner, Disney  —  NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Top online video service YouTube will soon test a new video identification technology with two of the world's largest media companies, Time Warner Inc. and Walt Disney Co..
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Kevin J. Delaney / Wall Street Journal:
YouTube to Test Software To Ease Licensing Fights  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Google Inc.'s YouTube says it will begin testing advanced video identifying technology to spot clips on the video-sharing site with media companies including Time Warner Inc. and Walt Disney Co. starting in a month.
Duncan Riley / TechCrunch:
YouTube To Test Copyright Screening Technology
Discussion: gSpy
Philipp Lenssen / Google Blogoscoped:
Gmail Rolls Out PowerPoint Preview  —  Interesting: Google rolled out their slideshow feature for Gmail (some of you were already getting this as experiment for a while).  What happens is that whenever someone sends you a PowerPoint attachment, you can instantly open it in a new browser window by clicking …
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Duncan Riley / TechCrunch:   Google Integrates Powerpoint Viewer Into Gmail
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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Arn / MacRumors:
No Adobe Flash Support on the iPhone
Discussion: last100
Miguel Helft / New York Times:
For Yahoo, an Ordeal of Dissent  —  When Terry S. Semel, Yahoo's chief executive, faces shareholders at the company's annual meeting on Tuesday, Eric Jackson will be there to pepper him with questions.  —  Mr. Jackson, who owns just a few Yahoo shares, is not happy with the company's performance …
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Richard MacManus / Read/WriteWeb:
Day Without Google Begins!  —  Are you ready to spend a whole day, today (Tuesday), without using Google?  There are literally hundreds of alternative search engines to choose from.  Once again here are the 'ground rules', as prepared by AltSearchEngines editor Charles Knight:
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Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Can You Get By Without Google & Major Search Engines?
Discussion: WebProNews
John Pospisil / TECH.BLORGE.com:
Digital camera Wi-Fi memory card coming soon  —  A soon-to-be released Secure Digital (SD) memory card with built in Wi-Fi networking will allow digital cameras to automatically upload images to home computers and photo sharing web sites.  —  Californian based company, Eye-Fi …
Discussion: Digital Trends and Zatz Not Funny!
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Joshua Karp / The Boy Genius Report:
Eye-fi brings the internet to your camera
Discussion: CrunchGear
Reuters:
Yahoo: Beijing likely blocking Flickr  —  SHANGHAI (Reuters) — Flickr.com, one of the world's most popular online photo-sharing sites and owned by Yahoo, is likely being blocked by the Chinese government, Yahoo's Hong Kong unit said on Tuesday.  —  Flickr — popular among a growing class …
Discussion: WebProNews and Yahoo! News
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Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:   Yahoo condemns Chinese repression, continues to aid it
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.
Discussion: Compiler and Ministry of Tech
Kristen Nicole / Mashable!:
Google to Release Detailed Metrics for your AdSense Campaign  —  Google has made a significant stride with its AdWords program, in which Google announced its Content Placement Reports.  This means that AdSense users can get a far more detailed report on where their money is going for Google ad placement.
Sega Nerds:
Interview: Paul Mottram, Zoë Mode senior producer  —  Now I understand why the Crush developers wanted their name changed from the boring Kujo Brighton to the humorously curious Zoë Mode.  Only people who are insanely crazy yet remarkably brilliant would do such a thing.
Discussion: Ars Technica, Joystiq, PSP Fanboy and Kotaku
Steve / The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs:
Yes this is me, holding a Windows machine  —  Ugh.  I can't believe it.  The mystery of the Chinese uber laptop has been solved.  It's not a startup.  It's friggin Lenovo.  They're putting out this psycho ultraportable ThinkPad Reserve Edition that costs $5,000.  That's not a typo.
Discussion: Gadget Lab and Engadget
Eric Bangeman / Ars Technica:
HD DVD sales spike in wake of price cuts  —  Last month, the HD DVD Promotional Group announced a rebate program designed to make HD DVD players a bit more affordable.  Today, the group said that one Toshiba player has made it to the top of the Amazon DVD player sales chart and that HD DVD players …
Discussion: Neowin.net
 
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