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1:45 PM ET, November 29, 2007

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Crayton Harrison / Bloomberg:
Apple to Unveil Faster IPhone, AT&T's Stephenson Says  —  Nov. 28 (Bloomberg) — Apple Inc. will introduce a version of the iPhone next year that can download from the Internet at a faster rate, AT&T Inc. Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson said.  —  The device will operate …
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Thomas Ricker / Engadget:
AT&T CEO outs 3G iPhone: "You'll have it next year"  —  Of course the 3G iPhone is coming, that's clearly in the evolution plan.  As Jobs said himself, it's only a matter of time until improved batteries allow for it.  Still, when AT&T's CEO Randall Stephenson says, "You'll have it next year," well, our ears tend to perk up.
Haochi / Googlified:
Google Digg-Style Experiment  —  Google Experimental is currently running an experiment that allows some selected users to "influence [the] search experience by adding, moving, and removing search results."  —  On a result page, you can choose move a search result to the top by clicking …
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Duncan Riley / TechCrunch:
Straight Out Of Left Field: Google Experimenting With Digg Style Voting On Search Results  —  If you saw this one coming, give yourself a very large prize.  Google is experimenting with Digg style voting features on search results that allow users to vote up or bury search results they see.
Verizon:
Verizon Selects LTE As 4G Wireless Broadband Direction  —  Technology Platform to be Trialed in 2008  —  BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Verizon today announced plans to develop and deploy its fourth generation mobile broadband network using LTE - Long Term Evolution - the technology developed within …
Elinor Mills / CNET News.com:
Yahoo, Adobe team on PDF ads  —  Yahoo and Adobe are bringing pay-per-click ads to Adobe's Portable Document Format so that publishers can serve up ads inside PDFs distributed on Web sites and over e-mail that are contextually relevant to the content.  —  The text advertisements appear …
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Adobe:
Adobe and Yahoo! Unveil Beta Of New Advertising Service For PDF Publishers  —  For immediate release  —  Dynamic Ads Integrated in Adobe PDF to Drive New Revenues for Content Owners  —  Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) and Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq:YHOO) today launched Ads for Adobe PDF Powered by Yahoo! …
Catherine Holahan / Business Week:
Facebook May Revamp Beacon  —  After pressure from MoveOn and members, the social network may change a policy on sharing info on users' Web buying and activities  —  In the wake of mounting criticism, Facebook executives are discussing changes to a controversial advertising tool …
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Chris Williams / The Register:
Facebook 'to drop' creeptech ad system
Discussion: The Open Road
Kwang-Tae Kim / Associated Press:
Report: Phone may not have killed worker  —  SEOUL, South Korea - The South Korean man whose death was initially blamed on an exploding cell phone battery appears to have died from another cause, according to a news report Thursday.  —  The quarry worker, whose name has not been released …
Discussion: Gizmodo and Engadget
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TVNZ:
Exploding phone gives midnight fright
Discussion: Business Technology
Federal Bureau of Investigation:
'Bot Roast II' Nets 8 Individuals  —  Second Phase of Ongoing Cyber Investigation Reveals More Than $20 Million in Economic Loss and More Than One Million Victimized Computers.  Public Urged To Take Precaution.  —  The FBI today announced the results of the second phase of its continuing investigation …
Discussion: PC World, InfoWorld and Security Fix
David Pogue / New York Times:
Microsoft Challenges the iPod (Again)  —  Don't look now, but Microsoft might finally be getting the hang of hardware.  —  The company's overall track record for designing gadgets is pretty awful.  Remember the Smart Display?  The Spot Watch?  The Ultra-Mobile PC?  The original Zune?
Discussion: Paul Mooney
Jerome Wendt / Computerworld:
Opinion: What you don't virtualize can hurt you  —  Congested networks can quickly mitigate whatever initial benefits virtualization delivers  —  In the frenzy to virtualize servers, companies are forgetting to virtualize an important and yet critical component of their infrastructures …
Peter Ha / CrunchGear:
Exclusive: Helio Mysto outed  —  Look what I found today.  The first official pics of the Mysto from Helio.  The CDMA version of the U600, of course.  Ain't she a beaut?  No word on specs or release date, but it'll run $150.  Can't wait for this slick slider to make its way into my hands.
Discussion: Gizmodo, DVICE and MobileCrunch
Ryan Block / Engadget:
Microsoft shows next version of Windows Mobile behind closed doors  —  So we can't really delve into a lot of specifics, but today Microsoft showed off the next version of Windows Mobile at their annual Mobius conference.  Nope, it's not Windows Mobile 7 / Photon, but what we saw "is an update …
 
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Brad Linder / Download Squad:
Open Web Awards: Call for nominations
Stephen Labaton / New York Times:
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Andrew Wallenstein / Hollywood Reporter:
UTA adds Vuze to digital stable
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InfoWorld:
AMD may build a chip plant in India
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines:
The Amazon Kindle: One week and 3,500 miles later
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TV Bed Powered with Subwoofer & iPod Dock : Your Own Luxury Oasis
Kip Kniskern / LiveSide:
Office Live Workspaces Add-In now available: Beta to begin soon?
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Parallel Extensions to the .NET FX CTP
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Joseph Weisenthal / paidContent.org:
Earnings: Warner Music Profit Down 58 Percent; Digital Grows 25 …
Jean Véronis / Technologies du Langage:
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Discussion: WebProNews and WebMetricsGuru
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Turns Out You Can't Sue Creative Commons Because You Didn't Understand …
Discussion: TechnoLlama and Lessig Blog
Gregg Keizer / Computerworld:
Google expunges malware sites from search results
Robby Stein / Official Gmail Blog:
Group chat and rich emoticons now available in Gmail chat
Chris Kohler / Wired News:
Why You Can't Get Your Hands on a Wii
Victor Keegan / Guardian:
How long should copyright last?  —  In 1735 William Hogarth …
Discussion: The Open Road
Nick Gonzalez / TechCrunch:
Geni Clone Growing A Lot Faster Than Geni
Discussion: RIA pedia