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5:00 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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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 …
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'Day One' for Safari for Windows Becomes Zero-Day Nightmare
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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Jennifer Laycock / A Small Business Guide …:
Hide and Speak: Google, We Don't Need No Stinkin' Google!  —  A common complaint of small business owners these days is how powerful Google is.  A bad algorithm shift or a spidering problem can leave a small business on the verge of bankruptcy in a matter of a few months.
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Can You Get By Without Google & Major Search Engines?
Discussion: Insider Reports Feed
Antone Gonsalves / InformationWeek:
Apple Says No Sun File System For Leopard  —  Despite claims by Sun's CEO, the 128-bit ZFS that appears in Solaris will not be spotted in Mac OS X.  —  An Apple official on Monday said Sun Microsystems' open-source file system would not be in the next version of the Mac operating system …
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Steve / The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs:
Yes this is me, holding a Windows machine
Discussion: Gadget Lab, Gadgetell and Engadget
Dean Takahashi / Mercury News:   Apple's Leopard may outpace Vista
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.
Bluetooth.com:
WIBREE FORUM MERGES WITH BLUETOOTH SIG  —  Bluetooth Technology Expands for Ultra Low Power PAN Applications with Nokia's Wibree  —  The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG), the more than 8,000-company strong trade association responsible for advancing Bluetooth wireless technology …
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Eric Bangeman / Ars Technica:   A wireless marriage: ultra low power Wibree meets Bluetooth
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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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
Tom Spring / Today @ PC World:
Microsoft Readies Windows Home Server with RC1  —  Microsoft is entering the homestretch in the development of its Windows Home Server software announcing Tuesday the release of a near complete version of the program.  The WHS software is the operating system slated to be used …
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Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft:
Windows Home Server hits Release Candidate beta milestone
Discussion: Windows-Now.com
Ken Fisher / Ars Technica:   Windows Home Server on track, RC1 released today
CNN:
State Attorneys General Could Investigate Microsoft Complaint  —  WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- A group of state attorneys general will decide later this week whether to pursue legal action against software giant Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) over allegations of anticompetitive conduct, Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal said Monday.
Discussion: CNET News.com and Ars Technica
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: I4U News and Engadget
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 …
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.
Hilary Goldstein / IGN:
America's Army Invades Xbox 360  —  Red Storm brings the next installment of the Army's official videogame exclusively to 360.  —  Master Chief has some competition in the form of true blue U.S. soldiers.  Red Storm, the team behind Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 2, is set to bring America's Army …
Discussion: Neowin.net, Xbox 360 Fanboy and Joystiq
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.
Discussion: VentureBeat, Mashable! and Compete Blog
 
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Joel Spolsky / Joel on Software:
Font smoothing, anti-aliasing, and sub-pixel rendering
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Barry Schnitt / Google:
Intel and Google Join with Dell, EDS, EPA, HP, IBM, Lenovo …
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Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-031 - Critical
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Warner Confirms Still in EMI Running; Receives 'Approach' From EMI's Own Buyer
Discussion: Financial Times and Reuters
Eric Bangeman / Ars Technica:
HD DVD sales spike in wake of price cuts
Discussion: Neowin.net and digg
Business Wire:
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