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2:50 PM ET, December 28, 2007

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Tom Drapeau / The Netscape Blog:
End of Support for Netscape web browsers  —  › tags: AOL, Mozilla, Netscape, Netscape Navigator, NetscapeNavigator, Web Browsers, WebBrowsers  —  AOL has a long history on the internet, being one of the first companies to really get people online.  Throughout its lifetime …
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
A Sad Milestone: AOL To Discontinue Netscape Browser Development  —  Please observe a moment of silence for the Netscape browser.  Netscape Navigator, the browser that launched the commercial Internet in October 1994, will die on February 1, 2008.  AOL, which acquired Netscape in November 1998 …
Discussion: louisgray.com and Digg
PC World:
The 25 Most Innovative Products of the Year  —  Web apps that transcend the Web.  PCs that redefine what a PC can do.  And oh yeah, a certain cell phone you may have heard of.  We pick 25 breakthroughs that you can get your hands on right now.  —  Recommend this story?  —  Yes  —  No
Dennis Howlett / Irregular Enterprise:
Benazir Bhutto assassinated: Twitter's utility  —  If anyone needed convincing of Twitter's business utility, today is that day.  —  As I write this post, the Twittersphere is going nuts over the assassination of Benazir Bhutto which occurred around 5.15am Pacific Time.
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Dan York / Disruptive Conversations:
The 10 ways I learned to use Twitter in 2007...  (aka Why and How I use Twitter)  —  How have I learned to use Twitter in my online communication?  Let me count the ways...  After Chris Brogan posted his “Twitter Revisited” piece last week and on the same day Jeremiah Owyang talked …
Mayee Corpin / TrendLabs:
Bhutto Assassination: JavaScripted  —  Cybercriminals wasted no time riding on the tragic and shocking news of former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination, as Websense discovered a number of malicious Web sites that came up on Google search results using the simple search term “benazir".
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Malicious Web Site / Malicious Code: Attackers Exploiting News of Benazir Bhutto Assassination  —  Websense Security Labs has discovered malicious Web sites attempting to capitalize on the breaking news of the assassination of Benazir Bhutto.  These sites attempt to infect users seeking more information about the event.
Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo:
Optimus Tactus Touch Keyboard Should Be Called Optimus Retardus  —  While we love touch surfaces, as people who type hundreds of thousands a word each week we know that there is a limit to them: keyboards.  Like this Optimus Tactus, an extruded shape/touch surface/keyboard concept by Art.Lebedev.
Discussion: Electronista
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Ryan Block / Engadget:
Art Lebedev kills us with Optimus Tactus keyboard concept
Discussion: Ubergizmo and Digg
Wilson Rothman / Gizmodo:
Amazon's Best of 2007 Is Part Duh, Part Huh?  —  When you read Amazon's Best of 2007 sales, ratings and wishlist figures straight down the line, they look pretty plain, but when you compare, say, Bestselling with Most Loved, though, you learn some funny stuff.
Discussion: Gearlog
Charles Starrett / iLounge:
Apple readying HD Radio push for Macworld  —  iLounge has learned that Apple plans a push for iTunes Tagging-ready, HD Radio-equipped boomboxes with iPod docks during the mid-January Macworld Expo event in San Francisco, California.  Announced in September, iTunes Tagging is a new HD Radio feature designed …
Devin Coldewey / CrunchGear:
Nikon D60 to replace D40x, still has a booty lens mount  —  Nikon's D40x, 10-megapixel version of the D40 released inexplicably only four months after the D40, is set to be replaced by the new D60 line.  There aren't a lot of details, but considering the price point and previous capabilities …
Mike Sachoff / WebProNews:
More Americans Creating Content Online  —  Thirty-Two Percent Call Themselves Broadcasters  —  Close to 40 percent (38%) of Americans are watching TV shows online, 36 percent use their cell phones for entertainment and 45 percent are creating Web sites, music, videos and blogs, according to a survey from Deloitte & Touche.
Michael Gartenberg / JupiterResearch:
Changing Analog Behavior in a Digital World - FlickrFan First Thoughts  —  This is a theme that i've talked about in the past, how consumers have embraced digital technology but at the same time are still very much engaged in analog behavior.  For example, look at the transition from analog to digital cameras.
Gina Keating / Reuters:
Wal-Mart cancels movie download service  —  LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc quietly canceled its online video download service less than a year after the site went live, a company spokeswoman said on Thursday.  —  Wal-Mart shut down the download site after Hewlett Packard Co discontinued …
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Brian Caulfield / Forbes:
Amazon Challenges Apple's Music Empire
Discussion: Profy.Com
Doug Caverly / WebProNews:
Nielsen Releases November Search Data
InfoWorld:
Technology White Papers
Discussion: PC World
Eliot Van Buskirk / Listening Post:
Why (And How) I Just Canceled All My Music Subscriptions
Discussion: CrunchGear, hypebot and Boing Boing
Adam Pash / Lifehacker:
How to Install Third-Party Apps on Your New iPhone or iPod Touch [Feature]
Paul Miller / Engadget:
GPS baby Jesus stolen again, found across the street
Philipp Lenssen / Google Blogoscoped:
Before Google There Was BackRub
Discussion: Valleywag
 Earlier Items: 
Mike Schramm / WOW Insider:
Ron Paul supporters plan rally in Azeroth
Janko Roettgers / NewTeeVee:
Rant: P2P Is More than Cheap Bandwidth
Daniel Berninger / GigaOM:
Here Comes Trouble: The Thin Edge of SIP
PC World:
Scorecard: What Came True, What Didn't in 2007
JKK / jkkmobile:
How to add internal 3G HSDPA to Asus Eee PC
Addy Dugdale / Gizmodo:
This Is What a Nokia E90 Blasted With a Shotgun Looks Like
Liz Gannes / NewTeeVee:
NTV Predictions: Video Advertising
Miguel Helft / New York Times:
A Post-Google Fraternity of Investors