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7:10 AM ET, August 22, 2007

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Miguel Helft / New York Times:
Google Aims to Make YouTube Profitable With Ads  —  Ever since Google bought YouTube last November, it has avoided cluttering the site and the video clips themselves with ads, for fear of alienating its audience.  —  The strategy helped cement YouTube's position as the largest video Web site …
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Jordan McCollum / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim:
YouTube Premiering InVideo Ad Format  —  Showing 3 billion minutes of videos every month, Google-owned YouTube is the top video destination on the Internet today.  And starting tomorrow, marketers will have another reason to turn to YouTube—a new InVideo ad format designed …
Lucy Zhang / Google News Blog:
Would you like video with that?  —  One of our goals at Google News is to offer as many different perspectives on the news as possible.  That means bringing content from multiple sources together in a way we hope you find to be organized and relevant.  Now we're adding video to the mix …
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
YouTube Initiates Monetization Strategy With Transparent Video 'Overlays'  —  People have been speculating about how YouTube would eventually monetize video streams, as opposed to page views.  The answer comes in the form of an innovative approach that involves almost transparent animated flash …
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider:
Analyzing YouTube's Video Ad Revenue: Running the Numbers  —  So, Google's YouTube will finally sell video ads.  How much revenue will they generate?  Most likely, not enough to materially affect Google's overall revenue for at least a year or two.  Over the long haul …
Greg Sandoval / CNET News.com:
YouTube tests viewer-friendly ad format
Discussion: Techdirt
Emily Steel / Wall Street Journal:
YouTube to Start Selling Ads in Videos
Discussion: 24/7 Wall St.
Liz Gannes / NewTeeVee:   YouTube Rolls Out In-Video Ads
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Microsoft Tafiti Is Beautiful, But Will Anyone Use it?
Miguel Helft / New York Times:
In Google Earth, a Service for Scanning the Heavens  —  After turning millions of Internet users into virtual explorers of the world with Google Earth, the Internet search giant is now hoping to turn many of them into virtual stargazers.  —  Google is unveiling within Google Earth today …
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Lior Ron / Google LatLong:
Sky: The final frontier  —  Since ancient times, people have looked at the sky and tried to find order in the chaos of stars and planets.  Ancient sky maps and astronomical computers were created alongside maps of the earth.  With Google Earth, we try to provide you with the best mapping …
Financial Times:
Apple secures Europe iPhone revenue deals  —  By Astrid Maier in Hamburg and Volker Müller in Munich  —  Apple has succeeded in committing European mobile phone operators that want exclusively to sell its new iPhone to share parts of their revenues with the technology group.
Demetri Sevastopulo / Financial Times:
US launches 'MySpace for spies'  —  Spies and teenagers normally have little in common but that is about to change as America's intelligence agencies prepare to launch "A-Space", an internal communications tool modelled on the popular social networking sites, Facebook and MySpace.
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Duncan Riley / TechCrunch:
Spooks Get Their Own MySpace
Discussion: Web Strategy and blogtronix.com
Eric Eldon / VentureBeat:
Conduit Labs: social networking through gaming  —  Conduit Labs is a secretive new company, not launched yet, but which says it wants to build a new social network: One built around virtual world gaming, but with networking components that reflect real life, just like Facebook does for students on college campuses.
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Arn / MacRumors:
Apple Releases iPhone 1.0.2 Update  —  Apple has posted iPhone Update 1.0.2.  Available via iTunes.  —  The update only lists "bug fixes" as its description and weighs in at 3.7MB.  According to early reports, no new features have been noted.  —  Users who have hacked their iPhone may see problems with their update.
Discussion: Gadget Lab, Engadget, MacSlash and digg
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Jacqui Cheng / Infinite Loop:
iPhone 1.0.2 Update available through iTunes
Discussion: jkOnTheRun
Doug Aamoth / CrunchGear:
Buzzwords Aplenty: The New 'Rhapsody America'  —  Look out iTunes!  MTV, RealNetworks, and Verizon Wireless are coming after you like a tornado made of arms, teeth, and fingernails.  The companies "announced they are teaming to create a single, integrated digital music experience that consumers …
Discussion: MobileCrunch
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Caroline McCarthy / CNET News.com:
Twitter goes to the MTV Video Music Awards  —  Could this finally be what breaks Twitter out of the early-adopter geek set and into the population at large?  The microblogging service has partnered with the inarguably mainstream MTV for its upcoming Video Music Awards (or VMAs) …
Discussion: TechWeb, Technology Live and ParisLemon
Suzanne Vranica / Wall Street Journal:
Digital-Ad Firm Launches Buying Spree  —  AKQA Prepares to Join  —  Crowded Field for Slice  —  Of Search Marketing  —  San Francisco digital-ad firm AKQA has begun its much-anticipated shopping spree by acquiring search-marketing company Searchrev.  —  The price tag is relatively small …
Discussion: alarm:clock and paidContent.org
Paul Kapustka / GigaOM:
Schmidt: Google will 'Probably' Bid on Spectrum  —  ASPEN, Colo. — Google CEO Eric Schmidt says the search giant will "probably" bid in the upcoming 700 MHz spectrum auctions, telling an audience here Tuesday that Google "got the spirit of what we were asking" for in the recent rulemaking decision by the FCC.
Discussion: CNET News.com
BIZ / Twitter Blog:
Searching Twitter  —  We've just added Profile Search to Twitter!  Now you can search across profile information like name, location, bio, and url.  That means you can find more people to follow.  The search box is over on the right when you're signed in.
 
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Reuters:
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George H. Simpson / Market Wire:
Medio Systems Acquires Mobile Advertising Provider Suhari, Inc.
Brad Linder / Download Squad:
Skype apologizes to paying customers with contract extensions
Noam Rimon / PlayStation.Blog:
Folding@home Update
Discussion: Kotaku, Mobilitee and Engadget
BBC:
Big names sign up to iTunes rival
Discussion: Techdirt, hubbub, TechCrunch and Reuters
Allen Stern / CenterNetworks:
The First Web 2.0 Burger Joint and 30 Menu Suggestions
Kelly Hill / RCR Wireless News:
Sprint Nextel hikes text fee again, ETF remains in effect
Marguerite Reardon / CNET News.com:
Comcast denies monkeying with BitTorrent traffic
 Earlier Items: 
Eric Eldon / VentureBeat:
Yahoo buys mobile game ad company Actionality
Phil Windley / Between the Lines:
Social Graphs and Identity Systems
Matt Hines / InfoWorld:
Mobile workers still struggling with security
Discussion: eWEEK.com
Wolfgang Hansson / DailyTech:
Fraunhofer Institute Powers Electronics With Body Heat
Discussion: Neowin.net
Reporters Without Borders:
US web hosting provider Go Daddy suspends 10 Chinese human rights …
Discussion: theWHIR.com Blogs
Peter Rojas / Engadget:
Dear Palm: It's time for an intervention