Check out Mini-Techmeme for simple mobiles or Techmeme Mobile for modern smartphones.
9:15 AM ET, July 12, 2007

Techmeme

 Top Items: 
Kemp Powers / Reuters:
Nintendo Wii may be scarce for holidays  —  SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 11 (Reuters) - Nintendo Co. Ltd.'s (7974.OS: Quote, Profile, Research) hit Wii video game consoles will still be scarce this holiday season, a senior executive said on Wednesday.  Nintendo promised that some 100 new games for the Wii …
RELATED:
Matt / Burning Questions:
FeedBurner Integration for Blogspot Blogs  —  Hot on the heels of last week's much-ballyhooed free FeedBurner for everyone, we are very excited to announce the immediate availability of one-click redirection for Blogger Blogspot blogs (note our fine use of both alliteration and first syllable congruence).
Justin Smith / Inside Facebook:
Facebook VC: We're Investing in Facebook Apps Too  —  For Facebook application developers, not all VCs are created equal...at least when it comes to the support they can lend your company if they also happen to, say, sit on the board of Facebook itself.  —  That's the position Jim Breyer …
Mark Schliebs / NEWS.com.au:
Watchdog takes Google to court  —  GOOGLE, the world's biggest search engine, is being taken to court by the Australian competition watchdog, alleging misleading and deceptive conduct.  —  The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) alleges Trading Post Australia, Google Ireland …
Discussion: Search Engine Land and TechCrunch
RELATED:
ACCC home:
ACCC alleges misleading and deceptive conduct by Trading Post and Google  —  The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has instituted legal proceedings in the Federal Court, Sydney, against Trading Post Australia Pty Ltd, Google Inc, Google Ireland Limited and Google Australia Pty …
Luke / Reach Students blog:
Facebook advertising brings poor results  —  Facebook is the website du jour, but in Reach Students' experience it delivers appalling ad clickthroughs.  —  We've run four targeted campaigns this year using its flyer ads, and each time the results have been disappointing.
Yahoo! Search Blog:
May I Suggest...  ...A faster way to find what you're looking for.  Introducing Search Suggest on Yahoo.com.  —  It works like this: When you do a search on Yahoo!, you'll automatically be given suggestions based on what you have typed - as you're typing.  So, not only does this limit …
Mathew / mathewingram.com/work:
Is Zillow building a ghost town?  —  I don't live in the U.S., so Zillow.com isn't much use to me as a real estate site, but from all I've heard it is a fantastic service backed by some smart guys, including several of my friend Stuart MacDonald's pals from the old Expedia days.
RELATED:
PR Newswire:
Motorola Provides Preliminary Estimates of Second Quarter 2007 Results  —  SCHAUMBURG, Ill., July 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT - News) today announced preliminary estimates of second quarter 2007 financial results.  Although the company has not finalized …
RELATED:
Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily:
Motorola: Big Q2 Revenue Miss, Handset Troubles Deepen; Stock Falls
Discussion: PR Newswire and The Register
Matt Marshall / VentureBeat:
Warner streams entire catalog of music for free on imeem  —  Warner Music Group is offering its entire music and video catalog for free streaming on imeem, a Web site focused on letting users share music playlists.  —  The music is currently live on the San Francisco startup's Web site, the company told VentureBeat Wednesday evening.
Discussion: John Furrier and Mashable!
Wall Street Journal:
Whole Foods Is Hot, Wild Oats a Dud — So Said 'Rahodeb'  —  Then Again, Yahoo Poster  —  Was a Whole Foods Staffer,  —  The CEO to Be Precise  —  In January 2005, someone using the name "Rahodeb" went online to a Yahoo stock-market forum and posted this opinion: No company …
Helen Branswell / Toronto Star:
Lightning blasted IPod-wearing jogger  —  Vancouver man suffered permanent hearing loss after bolt struck  —  Victim was left with jaw broken in four places, running shoe in shreds, burns all over his body  —  Wearing the device that is said to put "1,000 songs in your pocket" …
Jason Shellen / shellen dot com:
My time at Google, by the numbers  —  I joined Google as part of the Blogger acquisition in February 2003.  There were only six of us on the Pyra Labs team and we were Google's first acquisition*.  Google was only about 600 employees strong.  There were times when we felt like royalty …
Discussion: Googlified
Jonathan M. Gitlin / Ars Technica:
At the races with the Kangaroo TV  —  Getting the best of both worlds  —  As anyone who follows racing knows, it can often be a lot harder to follow what's going on when you're actually at the track compared to watching it from the comfort of your own couch.
Belkin News:
Belkin's New N1 Vision is the First Wireless Router with an Interactive Network Display … (Compton, CA) - July 11, 2007 - Belkin's new N1 Vision wireless router features an advanced interactive network display that allows you to view the activity of your network.
RELATED:
Stuart Dredge / Tech Digest:
Get set for Apple's Yellow Submarine Beatles iPod  —  Could there ever be an Apple gadget more desirable than the iPhone?  Yep.  How about a limited-edition Yellow Submarine iPod, with every single Beatles album preloaded onto it?  Oh yes.  —  There were plenty of rumours …
Discussion: CrunchGear, Apple 2.0 and ParisLemon
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Techmeme at 9:15 AM ET, July 12, 2007.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Techmeme Sponsor Posts: 
Intel:
Managing a Complex Multi-Cloud Environment Requires a Reliable Ecosystem  —  To avoid vendor lock-in and effectively manage your mission critical workload needs, you need a reliable ecosystem and architecture
MicroAcquire:
New opportunities are waiting for you  —  Join 100,000+ entrepreneurs buying and selling startups on the world's #1 acquisition marketplace.  Expertly curated to match serious buyers with pre-vetted startups of all sizes.
Zoho:
Sign and collect payments with Zoho Sign and Zoho Checkout  —  Most businesses today use digital signatures in their everyday operations.  It offers them faster document turnaround time, cuts operational costs, and boosts productivity.
Ortto:
Should you be using a CDP?  —  What is a customer data platform?  How is it different to a CRM and how will it help your business grow?
Sponsor Techmeme
 
 See Also: 
Techmeme: site main
Techmeme River: reverse chronological Techmeme
Techmeme Mobile: for phones
Techmeme Leaderboard: Techmeme's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
Techmeme RSS feed
Techmeme on Twitter
 
 
 More Items: 
Electronista:
Next Prada phone to pack 5-megapixel camera?
Arne Hess / the::unwired:
HANDS-ON: T-Mobile MDA Vario III aka HTC Kaiser
Discussion: Mobility Site
Seth Sutel / Associated Press:
Murdoch Frustrated With Dow Jones Talks
John Eggerton / Broadcasting & Cable:
Brownback Tries to Restore FCC's Profanity Power
Om Malik / GigaOM:
My iPhone Confession; AT&T has more coming
Discussion: NewTeeVee and ParisLemon
Carlo Longino / Techdirt:
Internet Again Blamed For Suicides
Discussion: Mashable!
Gavin Clarke / The Register:
Microsoft re-assures partners on Vista compatibility
Discussion: TechSpot News
Mike Baker / Associated Press:
Military files left unprotected online
 Earlier Items: 
Dan Ackerman / CNET News.com:
E3 2007: Sony's big ol' press conference
Discussion: Opposable Thumbs
Robert Vamosi / Webware.com:
Apple updates QuickTime 7.2 with eight security fixes
Discussion: ZDNet
last100:
Microsoft on your telly: a history of the company's Internet TV strategy
Associated Press:
AOL to Pay $3 Million Settlement Over Cancellation Policy
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft:
Microsoft Office Live 'Personal' Services: Microsoft Works revisited?
Discussion: Microsoft and Microsoft Watch
Microsoft:
The Walt Disney Studios to Offer Movie Rentals On Demand Through …
Joel Hruska / Ars Technica:
New URL highlighting feature in FireFox 3 aims to make phishing harder
Paul Miller / Engadget:
Sony's new PSP is slimmer, includes video output