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6:45 PM ET, August 9, 2007

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Windows Live SkyDrive Team Blog:
Introducing Windows Live SkyDrive!  —  Thanks for your help testing Windows Live Folders.  It's been a month and a half since our first release, and today we're making three major announcements!  —  First, we're happy to announce our new name:  —  Second, we've been listening intently …
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Brandon LeBlanc / The Windows Experience Blog:
Store your files in "the cloud" with Windows Live SkyDrive  —  Today Microsoft is announcing the final product name for what was previously known as Windows Live Folders.  Windows Live SkyDrive gets not only its final product name but also a few new features and enhanced UI reflecting changes coming across …
Chris / LiveSide:
Windows Live Folders renamed to Skydrive - Gets update too
Discussion: Webware.com and Channel 9
Microsoft:
Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for August 2007  —  Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification issued: August 9, 2007  —  Microsoft Security Bulletins to be issued: August 14, 2007  —  This is an advance notification of nine security bulletins that Microsoft is intending to release on August 14, 2007.
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TechNet Blogs:
August 2007 Bulletin Release Advance Notification  —  This is Christopher Budd.  Today, August 9, 2007 is the Thursday before the scheduled August bulletin release day, August 14, 2007.  As we do each month, today we've posted our Advance Notification for the August 2007 release.
Discussion: The Register and Windows Connected
PR Newswire:
Vonage Holdings Corp. Reports Second Quarter 2007 Results  —  HOLMDEL, N.J., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE: VG - News), a leading provider of broadband telephone service, today announced results for the quarter ended June 30, 2007.
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Hey, Maybe Vonage Isn't Dead Yet
Discussion: uncov and Epicenter
Marguerite Reardon / CNET News.com:
Vonage flounders amid slowed subscriber growth
Discussion: TechSpot News
Jeremy Kirk / InfoWorld:
Update: Porn company Perfect 10 sues Microsoft  —  (InfoWorld) - A publisher of nude model photography is suing Microsoft for putting links and images of the company's content in search results taken from other Web sites that are illegally reproducing the material.
Ricky Cadden / Symbian-Guru.com:
US 3G Nokia N95 Getting Battery Upgrade!  —  I received this in my inbox recently, and had to wait a few days to share.  This is the official sales flyer for the US 3G Nokia N95.  There's several really HOT parts about it that I'm really excited about.  —  The first is that the thing finally has US 3G - HSDPA even.
Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:
"Can I have your badge number and the source code to your breathalyzer?"  —  A Minnesota man accused of drunk driving has sued to see the source code of the Intoxilyzer 5000EN machine that busted him, and the state Supreme Court is allowing the request to go forward.
Discussion: CrunchGear and digg
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Declan McCullagh / CNET News.com:   Police Blotter: Defendant wins breathalyzer source code
Susan Landau / Washington Post:
A Gateway for Hackers  —  The Security Threat in the New Wiretapping Law  —  Current administration policy is replete with examples of quickly enacted efforts whose consequences led to the opposite effect.  (Beware of what you wish for . . . .) With Congress caving last week …
Nik Fletcher / Download Squad:
iPhone set to get games?  —  There's talk all over the web of the U.K. getting iTunes Movies and T.V. shows "by the end of the month" - something us Brits are long overdue.  Here at Download Squad we decided to see whether it truly is a matter of "flipping the switches" on this rumoured store …
Nick Gonzalez / TechCrunch:
Pay Per Call Company VoiceStar Acquired by Marchex  —  Pay per call advertising service VoiceStar has been acquired by local advertising company Marchex.  —  Terms of the deal are as follows: … VoiceStar helps track how effective your newspaper and online advertising campaigns are at generating calls to your business.
Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:
Pearl Jam censored by AT&T, calls for a neutral 'Net  —  A bit of heavy-handed censorship of a Pearl Jam concert by AT&T this weekend led the band to fire off an open letter to fans—a letter in which Pearl Jam railed against media and ISP consolidation and called for readers to support network neutrality.
Discussion: Reuters, PC World, Computerworld and digg
Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily:
Dell To Pay Ex-CEO Rollins $48.5 Million For Unexercised Optons  —  Well, isn't this nice.  Dell (DELL) disclosed in an SEC filing yesterday that it will pay Kevin Rollins, its former president and CEO, $48,462,495 as part of a previously disclosed program to provide cash payments …
Tom Liston / SANS Internet Storm Center, InfoCON:
Cisco is back, so you can go read up on their new advisories (  —  Here they are:  —  1: Cisco Security Advisory: Cisco IOS Secure Copy Authorization Bypass Vulnerability  —  2: Cisco Security Advisory: Cisco IOS Next Hop Resolution Protocol Vulnerability
Harry McCracken / PC World: Techlog:
Hey Apple, Who is iMovie's "Brilliant Engineer?"  —  "One of our most brilliant video engineers went on vacation, a well deserved vacation," said Steve Jobs at Tuesday's Apple press event.  "He went to the Cayman Islands [and] shot a bunch of underwater footage with one of the new high-def little camcorders."
Discussion: MacUser, The Mac Observer and digg
 
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Richard MacManus / Read/WriteWeb:
Interview with Google's Sep Kamvar, Lead Software Engineer for Personalization
Cliff Edwards / Business Week:
When a Laptop Is Too Much to Lug  —  Samsung's Q1 Ultra …
Discussion: jkOnTheRun
BBC:
Go ahead for digital home signal
Ben Kuchera / Ars Technica:
Report: Gamers largely clueless about next-gen console media capabilities
Darren Murph / Engadget:
BenQ cranks out 13 new E Series LCD monitors
John Timmer / Ars Technica:
Research targets the holy trinity of audio streaming: quality, security, and DRM
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Breaking: Veoh Sues Universal Music
Discussion: Mashable!
Tom Krazit / CNET News.com:
AMD's September launch party could bring Barcelona
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Brandon Hill / DailyTech:
Honda's FCX Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle to Receive $12K IRS Tax Credit
Paul Kedrosky's Infectious Greed:
Tech: Is Google Rolling Out a Gmail Storage Upgrade?
Discussion: Zoli's Blog
Business Wire:
Limelight Networks Reports Second-Quarter 2007 Results
Matthew Rothenberg / Flickr Blog:
Improved Web Uploading
thepomoblog.com:
FOUNDATIONS ARE CRUMBLING BUT NEW ONES ARE BEING FORMED (Terry)
Discussion: Doc Searls Weblog and TeleRead
Peter Wayner / New York Times:
An Entire Bookshelf, in Your Hands
Cisco PR / The Platform:
FINAL UPDATE: Cisco.com Outage