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1:00 PM ET, September 12, 2007

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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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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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BBC:
Citizens offer new take on news
Discussion: Weblogsky
Dan Ackerman / Crave: The gadget blog:
Microsoft sneaks 1GB of memory into new laptop mouse  —  Microsoft has a handful of new laptop mice the company wants you to know about this morning.  And while Microsoft isn't usually the first brand name that springs to mind when you think of computer hardware (software's another story) …
Discussion: Gizmodo
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Thomas Ricker / Engadget:   Microsoft unleashes 2 LifeCams and 3 Mice, we've got the hands-on to prove it
Palm - Company:
Palm Launches Treo 500v on Windows Mobile 6 for Vodafone Customers  —  Mobile High Speed 3G/UMTS Internet Access and Multiple Forms of Communication Combined in One Compact Handset  —  Palm Europe Ltd today announced the Palm(R) Treo(TM) 500v smartphone which combines multiple forms …
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Nathan Weinberg / InsideMicrosoft:
Office Ultimate 2007: Just $60! (for students)  —  Starting in 59 minutes, 35 seconds, Microsoft will begin offering Microsoft Office Ultimate 2007 for students for the amazing price of just sixty dollars.  This special offer for students only represents a $620 discount off the retail price of $680, a 91% savings.
Discussion: CNET News.com
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Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft:   Microsoft pushing Office 2007 with promos galore
Philipp Lenssen / Google Blogoscoped:
Leaked Google Video Discusses Google Reader, Social Efforts  —  A video disclaimed to be "Google - Confidential" with the title "Nooglers And The PDB: Reactor (Ben Darnell, September 6, 2007)" made its way onto a public Google Video page.  A "noogler" is what people at Google call new employees …
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Paul Bennett / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim:
Yahoo! Back In The Game  —  Yahoo! have finally secured a deal with a major social networking property for display and video advertising.  Bebo, the UK and Ireland's most popular social networking site, has entered into a multi-year, exclusive partnership.  —  Yahoo! Europe will help …
Discussion: PC World
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BBC:
Phone cancer doubts remain  —  The long-term cancer risk of mobile phone use cannot be ruled out, experts have concluded.  —  A major six-year research programme found a "hint" of a higher cancer risk.  —  But the UK Mobile Telecommunications and Health Research Programme (MTHRP) …
Business Wire:
Idearc Media Acquires LocalSearch.com URL; Makes Strategic Investment in AmericanTowns.com  —  DALLAS—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Idearc Media Corp., home to Superpages.com® and publisher of the Verizon® Yellow Pages, has acquired the LocalSearch.com URL and made a strategic investment in AmericanTowns.com …
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
cabel.name:
Coda Toolbar and the Three Pixel Conundrum  —  (Which, by the way, would make a great band name.)  —  The toolbar in Coda — it doesn't seem so special, does it?  In fact, you might not have even noticed that it's any different than any other toolbar on the Mac.  But oh, my friend, you would be ever so wrong.
Nokia:
AT&T and Nokia deliver speed and elegance with the Nokia 6555 phone  —  New 3G mobile phone is optimized for AT&T services, including CV and AT&T Mobile Music  —  San Antonio, TX and White Plains, NY, USA - AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) and Nokia (NYSE:NOK) today announced the immediate availability …
Ian Morris / Crave: The gadget blog:
Say hello to CH-DVD and a 51GB HD DVD  —  It's all go in the HD DVD camp at the moment.  Still on a high from the Paramount/Dreamworks deal, we're now hearing that HD DVD will soon have a 51GB, triple-layer disc on the way.  The significance of a 51GB capacity is that it exceeds the current Blu-ray maximum by 1GB.
PC World:
Square Enix Endorses Xbox 360  —  Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox 360 games console got a big boost on Wednesday when Square Enix Co. Ltd., the last major Japanese games developer not to have embraced the console, said it would release a title on the platform.  —  The game, called "Infinite Undiscovery …
Discussion: Opposable Thumbs
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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Thomas Ricker / Engadget:
Fairlight's $28,000 XYNERGI keyboard makes Optimus look Minimus
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Wall Street Journal:
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Wikia Gaming Launches With 250,000 Articles
Discussion: HipMojo.com and MediaWiki
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
Google Street View Might Violate Canadian Privacy Law
Vince Veneziani / CrunchGear:
Flip Video Ultra Camcorder Makes Love To YouTube
Ryan Paul / Ars Technica:
Appeals Court: Hacking your DirecTV not the same as commercial piracy
Discussion: LawGeek
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Ways in Which iTunes's Just-Released Official Ringtone Support …
Discussion: Wired News and Infinite Loop
Juan Carlos Perez / InfoWorld:
Adam Bosworth leaves Google
 Earlier Items: 
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Copyright Alliance Pretending That Gov't Backed Monopolies Are The Free Market Again
Financial Times:
Sony Ericsson eyes PlayStation brand
Erik Larkin / PC World:
Online Thugs Assault Sites That Specialize in Security Help
Discussion: Inquirer
John Walko / EE Times:
3G version of the iPhone imminent, says analyst
Alex Iskold / Read/WriteWeb:
Social Graph: Concepts and Issues
Discussion: Bokardo
Allan Leinwand / GigaOM:
Looking Back To The Future of Data Centers
Discussion: eWEEK.com
Martin LaMonica / CNET News.com:
Amazon dangles seed money for Web services start-ups
Matt Richtel / New York Times:
New Social Sites Cater to People of a Certain Age