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2:15 PM ET, November 13, 2007

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PRWeb:
Bebo Launches 'Open Media' A New Vision for Social Media and Entertainment  —  Bebo, the global social network, opens its doors to media brands, deepening user engagement with popular entertainment.  Launch partners include global media brands CBS, MTV Networks, BBC, Turner, ESPN, Yahoo!, Next New Networks, Crackle and more.
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Dan Kaplan / VentureBeat:
Co-founder of Bebo leaves to join venture firm: Q&A
Michael Learmonth / Silicon Alley Insider:   Bebo's Anti-Hulu Pitch: We Play Your Video, You Keep The $
Elinor Mills / CNET News.com:
Yahoo settles lawsuit with jailed Chinese journalists  —  UPDATE: Includes statement from Yahoo and information from World Organization for Human Rights USA.  —  Yahoo listened.  —  A week after being excoriated by lawmakers over supplying information to the Chinese government that landed …
Discussion: E-Commerce Times
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Paul Elias / Associated Press:
Yahoo, jailed journalists settle lawsuit  —  SAN FRANCISCO - Yahoo Inc. on Tuesday settled a lawsuit with two Chinese journalists who were jailed after the company provided Chinese authorities with information about their online activities.  —  Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Discussion: Webware.com
Dan Nystedt / Computerworld:
China Mobile in talks with Apple to sell iPhone  —  China Mobile is in talks with Apple to sell the iPhone in China, the company's CEO said on Tuesday.  But he's not keen on the type of revenue-sharing model that Apple has insisted on elsewhere in the world.
Thomas Ricker / Engadget:
Virtual Palm OS on your Nokia N-Series tablet — hoozah!  —  You read that headline right, now you can run a Palm OS Garnet VM on your Nokia N-series N770, N800, or N810 tablet.  Access just released a beta copy of their Garnet Virtual Machine software.  Yes, Snappermail, DateBk5, Pocket Tunes …
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Business Wire:
Go Daddy Partners with Google to Offer Customers Web Management Tools  —  Integrates Google Webmaster Tools to Help Customers Make Their Sites More Google-Friendly  —  SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—GoDaddy.com is working with Google Inc. as the pilot partner for a new effort …
Discussion: Search Engine Journal
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Josh Lowensohn / Webware.com:
Box.net launches OpenBox: One place to save all your stuff, everywhere  —  Box.net is one of my favorite online storage services, not only because of its various widgets, which are as pretty as they are functional, but also for its design and UI, which shares a lot in common with the file browser built …
Long Zheng / istartedsomething:
"Citron" colored 4/8GB Zune discovered  —  The Zune software hasn't been released for very long but I've already thrown my usual arsenal of weapons at it in the hope something undisclosed in the source will waive the white flag.  Fortunately, I won't go to sleep empty handed as I've discovered …
Charlie White / Gizmodo:
Samsung Rolls Out Next-Gen WiMax Toys While We Wait and Wait [See The WiMax Future]  —  So is Korea actually a country from the future, or what?  We're asking because Samsung is now rolling out its second generation of phones, mobile devices and USB modems that support WiMax.
Owen Thomas / Valleywag:
Bank intern busted by Facebook [Your Privacy Is An Illusion]  —  Who says Facebook is the province of the young?  Increasingly, the 30something bosses of naive recent college grads are proving adept at turning the social network against its earliest adopters.
Jeremy Reimer / Ars Technica:
DivX support coming to PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 support in the works  —  DivX has announced that the Sony PlayStation 3 will soon support the DivX video codec.  We suspected as much when the PS3 2.0 firmware was released, as it includes the ability to detect both DivX and Xvid files.
Discussion: Engadget
InfoWorld:
November's coolest gadgets  —  The hundreds of thousands of people entering the Tokyo Motor Show are getting a chance to see more than just the latest cars — there's a whole section of the mammoth exhibition devoted to the gadgets and gizmos that are increasingly becoming part of motoring in the 21st century.
Discussion: PC World
alarm:clock:
Vivox: "Never Die While Typing Again!"  —  Vivox sells a voice interaction platform so that when you are blasting away at some terrorists you have trapped in a cave you an trash talk them.  The firm's value prop to gamers is "Never Die While Typing Again!"  —  Social networks and other communities can also use Vivox.
Associated Press:
Murdoch: WSJ.com expected to be free  —  ADELAIDE, Australia - News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch said Tuesday he intends to make access to The Wall Street Journal's Web site free, trading subscription fees for anticipated ad revenue.  —  "We are studying it and we expect to make that free …
Discussion: Screenwerk and Lost Remote
Microsoft:
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-062 - Important  —  Vulnerability in DNS Could Allow Spoofing (941672)  —  Version: 1.0  —  General Information  —  Executive Summary  —  This important security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability.  This spoofing vulnerability exists …
 
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Matt Mondok / Ars Technica:
Windows Server 2008 approacheth: versions, pricing revealed
Kevin J. Martin / New York Times:
The Daily Show  —  IN many towns and cities, the newspaper is an endangered species.
Peter Kafka / Silicon Alley Insider:
Terra Firma's Secret EMI Plan: Cuts, Hope
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft:
DeskScapes 2.0: Animated wallpapers no longer just for the Vista elite
Discussion: istartedsomething and WinBeta
Associated Press:
Sirius shareholders approve XM deal
Discussion: Engadget
Nokia:
Nokia 8800 Arte and Nokia 8800 Sapphire Arte are destined …
Ryan Pearson / Associated Press:
Marvel, other comics go online
Wsus / WSUS Product Team Blog:
Unexpected UI errors in WSUS
 Earlier Items: 
Slash Lane / AppleInsider:
iPhone to gain Apple Spotlight search in 2008
Brian Garrity / New York Post:
NO BANG, ZUNE  —  LESS HYPE FOR RETOOLED MP3 PLAYER
Discussion: Engadget and Portfolio.com
Ryan Stewart / The Universal Desktop:
Ooyala soft launches Backlot, a video analytics and management tool
Scott Ferguson / eWEEK.com:
VMware Updates Its Free Offering
Discussion: Microsoft Watch
PR Newswire:
Yahoo! Extends Global Mobile Leadership Through Nine New Partnerships …
Thomas Ricker / Engadget:
Zune 2.0 update is ready for your first generation Zune
Theo Valich / Inquirer:
Dell's next-gen 30-incher sports Displayport and HDMI