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2:34 AM ET, July 25, 2007

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San Francisco Chronicle:
At least 20,000 without power in downtown S.F.  —  (07-24) 15:12 PDT SAN FRANCISCO — At least 20,000 customers of Pacific Gas and Electric Co. in downtown San Francisco lost power this afternoon, the utility said.  —  Brian Swanson, a spokesman for the utility, said outages …
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Valleywag:
Breakdowns: A drunk employee kills all of the websites you care about  —  365 Main, a datacenter on the edge of San Francisco's Financial District, is popular with Soma startups for its proximity and its state-of-the-art facilities.  Or it used to be, anyway, until a power outage took …
Artur Bergman / O'Reilly Radar:
365 Main datacenter power outage - Six Apart Technorati Craigslist  —  The Web 2.0 datacenter 365 Main, in the heart of SOMA, just lost power.  Sites that are affected include Craigstlist, Technorati, Yelp and all Six Apart properties, TypePad, LiveJournal and Vox.
Scott Beale / Laughing Squid:
Power Outages In San Francisco Bring Down Major Websites  —  6 back-to-back power outages hit the SOMA neighborhood of San Francisco Tuesday afternoon causing major havoc with popular web services.  365 Main is down, along with craigslist, Technorati, Yelp, AdBrite and SixApart (including TypePad, LiveJournal and Vox).
Valleywag:
Breaking: Angry mob gathers outside SF datacenter  —  Angry mob gathers outside SF datacenter  —  There's a reason most datacenters are located in distant office parks: It's harder for angry customers to line up at your door.  And that's what's happening to 365 Main, the downtown-San Francisco datacenter …
Cynthia Harris / 365 Main:
REDENVELOPE REPORTS TWO YEARS OF CONTINUOUS UPTIME AT 365 MAIN'S SAN FRANCISCO DATA CENTER  —  Online Retailer Also Cuts Energy Costs by 33 Percent  —  365 Main Inc., developer and operator of the world's finest data centers, has provided online retailer RedEnvelope with two years …
Discussion: The Register
Carlo Longino / Techdirt:
Blame Murphy's Law, Excessive Hubris For Blackouts In SF
Discussion: Reuters
Verizon:
Verizon Wireless Customers First To Upload Videos To YouTube Using Multimedia Messaging  —  Current subscribers can change their preferences  —  Change your preferences —==—==—==—== —==—==—==—== —==—  Verizon Wireless Customers First To Upload Videos To YouTube Using Multimedia Messaging
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Brad Linder / Download Squad:
Upload videos to YouTube with a Verizon phone
Discussion: NewTeeVee and Mashable!
Declan McCullagh / CNET News.com:
Universities win Senate fight over anti-P2P proposal  —  Updated Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has withdrawn anti-file sharing legislation that had drawn yowls of protest from universities this week.  —  Reid, without explanation, on Monday nixed his own amendment that would have required colleges …
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Kevin J. Delaney / Wall Street Journal:
Facebook Hires Yu as Finance Chief  —  Facebook Inc. hired Gideon Yu as chief financial officer, adding YouTube Inc.'s former finance chief to further bolster the social-networking company's executive ranks.  —  Mr. Yu, 36 years old, succeeds Mike Sheridan.  Mr. Sheridan is leaving the company after joining in September.
heise.de:
Russian public prosecutor is demanding 3-year jail sentence for head of AllofMP3  —  For the former operator of the Russian music download portal allofmp3.com the threat of a prison term in his own country is real.  In the trial against Denis Kvasov, the former owner of the site …
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Greg Sandoval / CNET News.com:   Russian prosecutors seek jail time for Allofmp3.com owner
Federal Bureau of Investigation:
INTERNATIONAL INVESTIGATION CONDUCTED JOINTLY BY FBI AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES IN PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA RESULTS IN MULTIPLE ARRESTS IN CHINA AND SEIZURES OF COUNTERFEIT MICROSOFT AND SYMANTEC SOFTWARE  —  A joint investigation conducted by the FBI and authorities with the People's Republic …
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Associated Press:   China, FBI Bust Software Counterfeiters
Wolfgang Hansson / DailyTech:
Qantas to Offer In-flight Internet Access  —  Certain flights to gain Internet access and power for all seat classes  —  If the thought of a long flight without Internet access curls your toes, Qantas feels your pain.  The Australian-based carrier plans to offer power for every seat …
Discussion: APC and TechSpot News
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Business Standard:
Google joins hands with Band of Angels  —  Google Inc, the $-10 billion Internet major, is set to lead the angel investing scenario in India.  —  The company, which has been acquiring mature companies across the world, is doing something different in India — taking the angel investing route in an effort to tap ideas and talent pool.
Marcus Yam / DailyTech:
Facebook Founder Accused of Stealing Idea for Site  —  Court will hear tales of social networking allegations in Facebook vs. ConnectU  —  A Boston judge is expected to decide this week whether or not to proceed with a lawsuit alleging that the founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg …
Matt Marshall / VentureBeat:
CIA venture arm invests in video improvement company, MotionDSP  —  In-Q-Tel, the investment arm of the nation's intelligence services, has invested an undisclosed small amount of money into video enhancement company MotionDSP and also awarded it with contracts.
Laurie J. Flynn / New York Times:
AT&T Earnings Up, but iPhone Sales Disappoint  —  AT&T, the largest telephone company, reported first-quarter earnings today that solidly beat Wall Street's forecasts as wireless subscribers continued to devour data services like text messaging and Internet access.
Andy Ihnatko / Macworld:
The truth about Fake Steve Jobs  —  Welp, I'm glad to say that the Things Have Officially Gotten Out Of Hand light I bought on clearance from Radio Shack last year is working flawlessly.  It started blinking a few months ago, just before the phone rang and I found myself speaking …
Discussion: Apple 2.0 and Valleywag
 
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Linux.com:
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Intel:
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Sony:
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Kate Holton / Reuters:
UK rejects music copyright extension