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11:50 AM 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.
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.
Discussion: Macsimum News and SitePoint Blogs
Ryan Naraine / Zero Day:
Safari on Windows could be big target for malware  —  The news that Apple's Safari browser is coming to Windows (see Techmeme discussion) has raised eyebrows in the security research community and there's already word that a memory corruption vulnerability has been discovered.
Robert Vamosi / Webware.com:   SECURITY RESEARCHERS: SAFARI FOR WINDOWS NOT SO SECURE
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
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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New York Times:
YouTube Sets Tests of Video Blocking  —  Google says it will soon begin testing a long-awaited system that can block unauthorized copyrighted clips from being uploaded to YouTube, the popular video-sharing site it bought last year.  —  Company executives have predicted that the technology …
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
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 and digg
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
Rick Bozich / Courier-Journal:
Courier-Journal reporter ejected from U of L game  —  Bennett removed for blogging super-regional  —  A Courier-Journal sports reporter had his media credential revoked and was ordered to leave the press box during the NCAA baseball super-regional yesterday because of what the NCAA alleged …
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Daniel Terdiman / CNET News.com:
Blogger removed from NCAA baseball game for blogging
Discussion: The Bivings Report
Robert Andrews / paidContent.org:
Warner Confirms Still in EMI Running; Receives 'Approach' From EMI's Own Buyer  —  After much speculation since private equity firm Terra Firma agreed to buy EMI for $4.7 billion, Warner Music Group has now confirmed for the first time it is interested in making a counter offer for the British music label.
Discussion: Reuters
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Financial Times:   Terra approaches Warner about recorded music sale
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 …
Business Wire:
ATI Radeon™ 2400 and ATI Radeon™ 2600 Now Shipping to Board Customers  —  SUNNYVALE, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—AMD (NYSE: AMD) is now shipping ATI Radeon™ HD 2400 and ATI Radeon™ HD 2600 graphics processors in volume to its board customers.
Discussion: Engadget and I4U News
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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Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:
Best Buy lawyer falsifies e-mails, memo
Discussion: DailyTech
BBC:
Download store 'takes on iTunes'
Mariko Sanchanta / Financial Times:
Handhelds drive games market, says Enix chief
David Gelles / Forbes:
PayPerPost Gets Paid, Again
Antone Gonsalves / InformationWeek:
Apple Says No Sun File System For Leopard
Discussion: Engadget
Robert Mullins / InfoWorld:
VMware Windows-on-a-Mac product close to launch
John Pospisil / TECH.BLORGE.com:
Digital camera Wi-Fi memory card coming soon
 Earlier Items: 
Steve / The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs:
Yes this is me, holding a Windows machine
Discussion: Engadget and Gadget Lab
Business Wire:
PodZinger Relaunches as 'EveryZing'
Kristen Nicole / Mashable!:
Google to Release Detailed Metrics for your AdSense Campaign
Eric Eldon / VentureBeat:
Q & A with RockYou — three hit apps on Facebook, and counting
Rafat Ali / paidContent.org:
Cablevision Gets Strong Support From AT&T, Verizon And Others In Network DVR Case
Discussion: Reuters
Oliverryan / The Browser:
LinkedIn says it will own business networking