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4:35 AM ET, July 4, 2007

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Greg Sandoval / CNET News.com:
eBay squares off with Craigslist, launches classified service  —  Auction giant eBay has launched an online classifieds service that will compete with the market's powerhouse, Craigslist.  —  Kijiji, a site eBay has operated overseas for two years, is now available in about 220 cities in every U.S. state …
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Greg Sandoval / CNET News.com:
Craigslist grapples with competitor on board  —  Craigslist, the pioneering online classified Web site, is facing a large new competitor, one that has accumulated insider knowledge of Craigslist's business.  —  On Friday, eBay's online classified service, Kijiji, made its U.S. debut.
Traci / Burning Questions:
FreeBurner for Everyone  —  One of the many benefits that FeedBurner publishers will enjoy now that FeedBurner is part of the Google family is a little something we like to call, "more for free!"  Beginning today, two of FeedBurner's previously for-pay services, TotalStats and MyBrand, will be free.
Dawn Kawamoto / CNET News.com:
Where TomorrowNow goes from here  —  Embroiled in controversy, SAP's third-party maintenance and support company TomorrowNow is facing challenging days ahead.  —  SAP disclosed late Monday that its TomorrowNow subsidiary had inappropriately downloaded Oracle's proprietary software.
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Todd Haselton / Ars Technica:
European Commission to Hollywood: Why is Blu-Ray winning?  —  According to the Wall Street Journal, the European Commission recently sent letters to Hollywood movie studios asking for communication records and agreements between the movie studios and HD-DVD and Blu-Ray DVD format representatives.
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Associated Press:   EU asks studios about rival DVD formats
Todd Bishop / Seattle Post-Intelligencer:
World's richest?  Gates may have cashed it in  —  Second place would suit Microsoft chairman fine  —  After 13 years as the world's richest person, Bill Gates appears to have been dethroned.  But there will probably be no sobbing inside his Medina estate.
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Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Is It Copyright Infringement To Embed An Infringing YouTube Video On Your Blog?  —  from the questions,-questions,-questions dept  —  While there has been a great deal of discussion (and a few lawsuits) concerning the legality of YouTube hosting infringing videos, one question where we haven't seen …
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Ronald Lewis / 24/7 with Ronald Lewis:
Lawyer Wrongly Accuses Me in YouTube Spat
Discussion: NewTeeVee
MacNN:
iPhone shatters AT&T record, dwarfs RAZR [u]  —  Apple over the weekend sold more than 700,000 iPhones to rocket past analyst predictions and shatter AT&T's record by selling more iPhones in three days than Motorola's RAZR did in its first month.  Apple's supply of iPhones depleted …
Dave Sifry / The Technorati Weblog:
Farewells and Welcomes  —  In the life of companies, there are moments of welcoming and there are times when one must bid a fond farewell.  For Technorati, at this moment, we must say a warm goodbye to our colleagues Adam Hertz and Tantek Celik.  I remember when both started …
Discussion: TechCrunch, Snacks, Valleywag and Photo Matt
Penelope Trunk / Brazen Careerist:
My run-in with Marc Benioff, and tips to be a star performer  —  Time magazine just hired me to write a piece about workplace trends among young people.  One of the things I wrote about was how much people value the opportunity to volunteer for non-profit organizations through their company.
Discussion: Valleywag
storage.itworld.com:
Sony patents liquid airbag  —  Sony has filed for a U.S. patent on a liquid airbag for electronics - in particular, for hard disks.  The idea is that the electronics will be wrapped in a fluid-filled bag so if the outer case suffers a shock, the liquid acts as a cushion.
Robert McMillan / InfoWorld:
After attacks, US government sending team to Estonia  —  (InfoWorld) - Two months after much of Estonia's online infrastructure was targeted by an online attack, the U.S government is sending cyberinvestigators to help the Baltic state better understand what happened.
Maximus / Just Another Mobile Phone Blog:
Nokia unveils 7500 Prism  —  Today, Nokia held a fashion event in China where the 8600, 8800 Sirocco gold, 6110 navigator, 5700 XpressMusic, 6500 classic, 6500 slider, 3500 classic and a new phone was displayed.  The new phone unveiled is the Nokia 7500 Prism.
Discussion: Engadget, Mobility Site and IntoMobile
Alexkoc / Windows Genuine Advantage:
There's more to it than code... www.HowtoTell.com gets an update  —  Typically on this blog I post about issues closely related to WGA.  In the interest in providing a broader context of the space in which WGA lives, I will broaden the scope of my posts and this blog somewhat.
Paul Krill / InfoWorld:
Survey: Windows loses ground with developers  —  (InfoWorld) - Microsoft's Windows platform is losing traction as a target for application developers in North America but still is the dominant platform, according to Evans Data survey results being released on Tuesday.
Discussion: Inquirer, Slashdot, Labnotes, Channel 9 and digg
Eric / Reuters:
SL business sues for copyright infringement  —  SECOND LIFE, July 3 (Reuters) - Second Life entrepreneur Kevin Alderman filed a copyright infringement lawsuit on Tuesday against Second Life resident Volkov Catteneo, and Alderman's lawyer said he plans to subpoena Linden Lab to force it to disclose Catteneo's real-world identity.
Discussion: TechCrunch and Virtual Worlds News
 
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Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Anti-Piracy Gang Launches their own Video Download Site to Trap People
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Jim Christie / Reuters:
Credit card processors shielded in Web copyright suit
Reuters:
D.Telekom's mobile unit clinches iPhone deal: paper
GamePolitics.com:
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Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Company Continues To Insist That Google Is Responsible For Libel …
Stefanie Olsen / CNET News.com:
Wooing interns to Silicon Valley
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Joel Hruska / Ars Technica:
Researchers demonstrate laser-based hard drive technology
Discussion: Neowin.net
Jon Udell / Channel 9:
A conversation with Pablo Castro about Astoria's RESTful data services
Thomas Claburn / InformationWeek:
Is Google's Spam Fight a Sham?
Staci D. Kramer / mocoNews.net:
iPhone: Reality Sets In
Om Malik / GigaOM:
NetVibes, now with one less CEO
Discussion: Breaking News and Mashable!
Brandon Hill / DailyTech:
Fujitsu Rolls Out 300GB Mobile HDD
Discussion: TechSpot News
Todd Bishop / Todd Bishop's Microsoft Blog:
New Google filing presses for role in Microsoft case
Daniel Terdiman / CNET News.com:
Straight dope from Fake Steve Jobs