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1:00 PM ET, January 10, 2008

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Fred Vogelstein / Wired News:
The Untold Story: How the iPhone Blew Up the Wireless Industry  —  The demo was not going well.  —  Again.  —  It was a late morning in the fall of 2006.  Almost a year earlier, Steve Jobs had tasked about 200 of Apple's top engineers with creating the iPhone.
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Benwilson / iPhone Atlas:
User denied iPhone warranty service for custom ringtone
Discussion: IntoMobile and All About Symbian
BBC:
Americans turn to online videos  —  Online video sharing sites are reaping the benefits of the ongoing writers' strike in the US.  —  According to net measurement firm Nielsen Online, some online video sites have doubled their audience since the strike began at the end of October.
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Stephen Shankland / CNET News.com:
Network Solutions amends Net registration process  —  Network Solutions, a dominant registrar of Internet sites, has stepped back from some controversial elements of a new registration process.  —  Network Solutions had implemented some changes in an attempt to curtail “front-running,” …
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Karl / DSLreports:
Network Solutions Holding Domain Names Ransom - We're domain front …
Peter Lauria / New York Post:
MICROSOFT DEAL KING TO LAUNCH OWN FIRM  —  One of Microsoft's chief deal architects is leaving the software giant to start his own firm.  —  Bruce Jaffe - currently vice president of corporate development for Microsoft - plans to vacate his post at the end of February.
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Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider:
Microsoft to Buy Yahoo Again!  —  The Post's Microsoft (MSFT) moles report that Redmond is considering making another run at Yahoo (YHOO), this time by making its informal offer public.  This rumor rolls around every few months, and one of these day's it's going to happen, especially if Yahoo's stock continues to tank.
Variety:
Blu-ray could win high-def battle  —  HD DVD backers could switch sides soon  —  The two remaining studios backing HD DVD could switch sides soon, ending the high-def format war instantly.  —  Daily Variety has confirmed that Universal's commitment to backing HD DVD exclusively has ended.
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Thomas K. Arnold / Hollywood Reporter:
New Line falls in line with Blu-ray
Bruce Schneier / Wired News:
Steal This Wi-Fi  —  Whenever I talk or write about my own security setup, the one thing that surprises people — and attracts the most criticism — is the fact that I run an open wireless network at home.  There's no password.  There's no encryption.  Anyone with wireless capability …
Discussion: Network World, Cathode Tan and Slashdot
The Microsoft Office Live Small Business Blog:
Exciting Changes Coming Your Way  —  We think you'll be happy to know about improvements we're making to your Office Live Small Business service—especially since many of the suggestions came from customers like you.  (And we thank you for that!)  —  You'll find enhancements across all three …
Justin Smith / Inside Facebook:
3 Important Facebook Updates Coming Soon  —  Here's a quick look at some important Facebook updates that are expected to launch in 1Q 08:  —  1) Friend Lists Privacy Controls  —  A few weeks ago, Facebook took the first step toward enabling more efficient friend management with the release of Friend Lists.
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb and Mashable!
Stephen Shankland / CNET News.com:
What's the best Web site for geotagged photos?  —  Readers of this blog will have inferred I'm a fan of geotagging—in fact, I'm trying to label all my photos with the tags that show where the picture was taken, even though the geotagging process is complicated.
Discussion: All Points Blog
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Is Piracy The Leading Indicator Of Innovation?  —  I am a big believer that removing artificial scarcity almost always leads to larger markets.  The reasoning behind this is not all that hard to comprehend if you understand the economics of infinite goods.  Traditional economics was always …
Discussion: Compiler and The Pirate's Dilemma
InfoWorld:
Ask.com names new CEO, president  —  Ask.com CEO Jim Lanzone is quitting after six years with the company, to join a venture capital firm.  His replacement, Jim Safka, currently heads Primal Ventures, the venture capital division of Ask.com's parent company IAC.
Discussion: Digital Daily and Google Watch
Reuters:
New York Launches Intel Antitrust Probe  —  The New York attorney general has launched a formal investigation to determine whether Intel violated antitrust laws to squeeze out AMD.  —  Recommend this story?  —  NEW YORK (Reuters) - The office of New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo …
Discussion: Tech Trader Daily and Engadget
Chris Albrecht / NewTeeVee:
David Caruso Starts New Media Lexicon  —  David Caruso, star of CSI: Miami, was spotted wandering around the CES floor this week.  With the writers' strike in full effect, Caruso undoubtedly has some time on his hands, but he's not just taking in the sights — he's involved with a new startup called Lexicon Digital Communications.
Discussion: Mashable!
 
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Andy Beal / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim:
Google Neglects Jaiku So Users Switch to Twitter
Duane Forrester / SEMPO:
Reality Check: In-House Search Marketing Pays Well But Not Dot Com Hype Levels
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget:
OLPC spin-off plans $75 laptop
Alistair Croll / GigaOM:
Big Social News Sites Need to Outsmart the Subverters
Discussion: Wake Up Later
Reuters:
Focus on Instant Gratification at CES
Discussion: Between the Lines
Business Wire:
MySpace Launches New Content Channel: MySpace Celebrity(TM)
Dwight / TechBlog:
What's Microsoft doing to battle the negative Vista buzz?
Discussion: Hardware 2.0 and WinBeta
Joel Hruska / Ars Technica:
AMD delays Phenom 9700 into Q2, preps low-power variant
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Rick Broida / Crave: The gadget blog:
Bump your notebook to 2GB of RAM for $26.99 after rebate
Katie Capps Parlante / The Chandler Project Blog:
OSAF Transitions  —  OSAF and the Chandler project are going through some big transitions.
Greg Sandoval / CNET News.com:
Trent Reznor: Why won't people pay $5?
Walter S. Mossberg / Personal Technology:
Verizon's New Voyager Looks Like the iPhone, But Software Is Inferior
Doug Caverly / WebProNews:
Microsoft's Acquisition Exec Quitting
Discussion: PC World, MarketWatch and Valleywag
BBC:
Facebook futures  —  Regular commentator Bill Thompson ruminates …
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
Google Maps Gaining On Market Leader Mapquest
Alex Iskold / ReadWriteWeb:
Semantic Web: What Is The Killer App?
Discussion: BlueBlog