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11:00 AM ET, July 12, 2007

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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.
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John Battelle / John Battelle's Searchblog:
FACEBOOK: $6 BILLION?  NAH.  —  Look.  If you're Facebook, why on earth would you sell to Microsoft for $6 billion if you didn't sell to Yahoo for $1 Billion last year?  You just wouldn't.  You don't NEED anyone right now.  Do you?  Mark and his senior team has probably already been …
Discussion: Techdirt
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 …
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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
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 …
David Aaronovitch / Times of London:
Xbox price set to drop in war with Wii console  —  The move is being planned to see off competition from Sony's newly-reduced PS3 and Nintendo's top-selling Wii  —  Microsoft is planning to cut the price of its Xbox 360 games console in the US to take on Sony's newly reduced PlayStation 360 executives …
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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 …
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 …
content.nejm.org:
Thunderstorms and iPods — Not a Good iDea  —  To the Editor: The potential for permanent hearing loss due to prolonged use of personal stereo equipment, such as portable compact-disk or MP3 players, at high decibel levels has been well described in the literature.1 We have recently become aware …
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: UNEASYsilence and John Furrier
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 and Susan Mernit's Blog
Xavier / notebooks.com:
Logitech MX Air Mouse - Gesture Based Navigation for Notebooks  —  Logitech is introducing an innovative wireless mouse that works on a desk or in the air.  The Logitech MX Air Rechargeable Cordless Air Mouse let's users control multimedia playback or any other mouse function with in-air hand gestures.
Discussion: Mobility Site and I4U News
CNN:
UPDATE EU Clears Terra Firma's Proposed GBP2.4 Billion EMI Takeover  —  BRUSSELS -(Dow Jones)- The European Commission Thursday cleared U.K. private equity group Terra Firma Capital Partners to buy U.K. music company EMI Group PLC (EMI.LN) for GBP2.4 billion, or EUR3.6 billion …
Discussion: paidContent.org and Telegraph
 
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MJMurphy TechNet / Michael J. Murphy's WebLog:
ARE You Ready to Rock? Launch 2008—it's official!
Microsoft:
Microsoft's "Games for Windows" Takes Center Stage at E3 2007
Tim O'Reilly / O'Reilly Radar:
The GPL and Software as a Service
Duncan Riley / TechCrunch:
Tailgate: Fully Transactional Web 2.0 Banners
AppleInsider:
Apple unlocks full-screen QuickTime playback, releases iTunes 7.3.1
Philipp Lenssen / Google Blogoscoped:
Hotlinking Images for SEO
Mark Glaser / MediaShift:
Digging Deeper::Topix Capitalizes on Forums, Reaches Rural Areas
Discussion: Social Media
Electronista:
Next Prada phone to pack 5-megapixel camera?
 Earlier Items: 
Jonathan M. Gitlin / Ars Technica:
At the races with the Kangaroo TV
Stuart Dredge / Tech Digest:
Get set for Apple's Yellow Submarine Beatles iPod
Kemp Powers / Reuters:
Nintendo Wii may be scarce for holidays
Helen Branswell / Toronto Star:
Lightning blasted IPod-wearing jogger
Seth Sutel / Associated Press:
Murdoch Frustrated With Dow Jones Talks
Om Malik / GigaOM:
My iPhone Confession; AT&T has more coming
Mathew / mathewingram.com/work:
Is Zillow building a ghost town?
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Microsoft on your telly: a history of the company's Internet TV strategy