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9:55 AM ET, September 12, 2007

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Duncan Riley / TechCrunch:
Google May Add Comment Feature On Shared Reader Feeds  —  Google Blogscoped got their hands on an internal video created by the Google Reader team where they discuss future plans for their popular service.  —  There's a pile of interesting information; highlights include Google developing …
Discussion: Scobleizer and EirePreneur
Mathew / mathewingram.com/work:   Google: Don't cross the "activity streams"
Ryan Block / Engadget:
iUnlock released: the first free, open source iPhone SIM unlock software  —  It looks like the battle's officially over between iPhoneSIMfree and the numerous unique groups of open source hackers trying to software SIM unlock the iPhone.  As we've been following in our previous post on the topic …
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Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo:
Exclusive: iPhone Free Software Unlock Confirmed (Death Star Explodes)  —  The free software iPhone unlock—the only one that counts— has been finally achieved by the iPhone Dev Team and it has been independently tested.  Everyone can now unlock their iPhones for free.
Paul Miller / Engadget:
The story behind iUnlock: the first free, open iPhone SIM unlock software  —  If you're like us, you're furiously unlocking every iPhone in sight at the moment, but what you might not know is the story behind the hack.  It all started Monday when iPhoneSIMfree was finally released.
Kate Holton / Reuters:
Yahoo wins exclusive ad deal for Bebo UK, Ireland  —  LONDON (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc. (Nasdaq:YHOO - news)announced on Wednesday an exclusive partnership with Bebo to manage display advertising on the social networking Web site in Britain and Ireland, giving it access to more than 11 million sought-after users.
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Paul Bennett / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim:
Yahoo! Back In The Game
Discussion: InfoWorld
John Schwartz / New York Times:
Who Needs Hackers?  —  NOTHING was moving.  International travelers flying into Los Angeles International Airport — more than 17,000 of them — were stuck on planes for hours one day in mid-August after computers for the United States Customs and Border Protection agency went down and stayed down for nine hours.
Discussion: Smalltalk Tidbits … and FurdLog
Tom Drapeau / The Netscape Blog:
Social News Update  —  › tags: Netscape, Propeller, Social News, SocialNews  —  We promised you in our last communication about the Netscape.com site that we would get right back to you about where your current social news site will live after we redirect to the new Netscape portal.
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Muhammad Saleem / muhammad.saleem:
as promised, netscape's social news site propelling forward
Discussion: mathewingram.com/work
Journalism.org:
THE LATEST NEWS HEADLINES—YOUR VOTE COUNTS  —  If someday we have a world without journalists, or at least without editors, what would the news agenda look like?  How would citizens make up a front page differently than professional news people?  —  If a new crop of user-news sites …
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Elinor Mills / CNET News.com:
What is news to John Q. Public?
Discussion: CyberJournalist.net
Matt Richtel / New York Times:
The Graying of the Web  —  Older people are sticky.  —  That is the latest view from Silicon Valley.  Technology investors and entrepreneurs, long obsessed with connecting to teenagers and 20-somethings, are starting a host of new social networking sites aimed at baby boomers and graying computer users.
Discussion: Guardian Unlimited and /Message
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
The Holy Grail For Mobile Social Networks  —  We've been tracking emerging mobile-only social networks such as ZYB and Mocospace and Mig33.  All have unique selling points (Mocospace is dead simple to use, ZYB has a rich set of potential users from their address book backup service …
Discussion: alarm:clock euro and The Gong Show
Alex Iskold / Read/WriteWeb:
Social Graph: Concepts and Issues  —  Brad Firzpatrick recently wrote an elegant and important post about the Social Graph, a term used by Facebook to describe their social network In his post, Fitzpatrick defines "social graph" as "the global mapping of everybody and how they're related".
Discussion: Bokardo
Erik Larkin / PC World:
Online Thugs Assault Sites That Specialize in Security Help  —  The good guys are taking a hit in the ongoing online war between the thugs who profit from phishing and malware, and those who work to stop them.  —  For two weeks, Web sites like CastleCops.com, which offers help to those hit …
Discussion: Inquirer
Allan Leinwand / GigaOM:
Looking Back To The Future of Data Centers  —  I was talking to some colleagues earlier this month about Intel's (INTC) plan to have an 80-core processor ready for the market within five years.  —  I've written about commodity computing in this space before, but this latest Intel announcement …
Discussion: eWEEK.com
dslreports.com:
How Much Bandwidth Do You Consume Per Month?  - And are you willing to be billed by the byte?  —  With the media's recent rediscovery of Comcast's half-decade old practice of booting high-consumption users, our Comcast forum regulars are running a poll asking just how much bandwidth you consume per month …
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RCR Wireless News:
Paying for the bandwidth we consume
Discussion: TechSpot News and TechnoLlama
 
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Financial Times:
Sony Ericsson eyes PlayStation brand
John Walko / EE Times:
3G version of the iPhone imminent, says analyst
Nancy Gohring / InfoWorld:
Microsoft, Novell open interoperability lab
Nokia:
Maps and More: Nokia Revamps its Location-Based Experiences
Reuters:
U.S. ad spending seen "challenged" for rest of '07
Martin LaMonica / CNET News.com:
Amazon dangles seed money for Web services start-ups
Discussion: Mashable!
Sydney Morning Herald:
Firm sues forum to silence critics
comScore:
comScore/Forrester Study Reveals that Half of Online Financial …
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Oliver Ryan / Fortune:
This old guy sure can pick 'em
Elizabeth Montalbano / InfoWorld:
Microsoft patents watermark technology that may lock down DRM-free music
Eric Enge / Search Engine Watch:
Google Mobile to Start Running AdWords
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Google Health's Adam Bosworth Leaves Google
Chris Soghoian / CNET News.com:
Who blocks the (ad) blockers?
Discussion: broadstuff, Slashdot and Rough Type
Ina Fried / CNET News.com:
Running the numbers on Vista
Rodney Gedda / Computerworld:
Black screen of darkness to haunt Vista pirates