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2:25 PM ET, March 10, 2008

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Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
Zuckerberg interview: What went wrong  —  I want to get video of the uncomfortable keynote with Mark Zuckerberg and Business Week's Sarah Lacy at SXSW today so I can use it as an object lesson in my journalism classes about how not do conduct an interview.  My lecture:
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Ben Homer / Online Video Watch:
Lacy Responds to Zuckerberg Keynote Disaster
Darren Murph / Engadget:
TSA can't believe MacBook Air is a real laptop, causes owner to miss flight  —  The TSA has been known to take issue with products designed in Cupertino before, but for one particular traveler, it was Apple's thinnest laptop ever that caused the latest holdup.
Associated Press:
Sprint phone first to use fast network  —  NEW YORK - Sprint Nextel Corp. is upgrading one of its cell phone models so that it can connect to a faster data network, doubling its download speeds and boosting upload speeds by about eight times.  —  Both Sprint and Verizon Wireless operate …
Louise Story / Bits:
How Do They Track You?  Let Us Count the Ways  —  In my article in Monday's Times, “To Aim Ads, Web Is Keeping Closer Eye on What You Click,” I worked with comScore to develop a new measure for Web companies: how much data they can collect from users.  —  On the Internet …
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Allen Stern / CenterNetworks:
Zoho People Launches - HR Management  —  Zoho is launching a new application in their business suite of apps today called Zoho People.  Zoho People is a HRM - Human Resources Management - app that includes five modules: organization, recruitment, forms, checklist, and self-service.
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Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Zoho People Launches for Free.  Does Salesforce.com Have Anything to Worry About?
Discussion: Zoli's Blog
Om Malik / GigaOM:
The GigaOM Interview: Ray Ozzie, Chief Software Architect, Microsoft Corp.  —  Fresh from his Mix'08 keynote, Microsoft's Chief Software Architect and industry luminary, Ray Ozzie, spent some time on the phone with me, discussing everything from the company's services strategy …
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Ben Worthen / Business Technology:
Bigger Computer Monitors = More Productivity  —  Working late?  Blame your computer screen.  A new study finds that bigger monitors make people more productive.  —  Researchers at the University of Utah tested how quickly people performed tasks like editing a document …
Tim Arango / New York Times:
Cable Firms Join Forces to Attract Focused Ads  —  In an effort to slow Google's siphoning of advertising dollars away from television, the nation's six largest cable companies are making plans for a jointly owned company that would allow national advertisers to buy customized ads and interactive ads across the companies' systems.
Sridhar Pappu / New York Times:
No Game About Nazis for Nintendo  —  The Nintendo DS video game console has made itself indispensable to the playground set by serving up a steady menu of Super Mario games, plus the occasional SpongeBob SquarePants or Hannah Montana title.  —  Last month, when a 21-year-old British video …
InfoWorld:
Ericsson predicts demise of hotspots  —  As mobile broadband takes off, Wi-Fi hotspots will become as irrelevant as telephone booths, Ericsson Chief Marketing Officer Johan Bergendahl said Monday.  —  Mobile broadband is growing faster than mobile or fixed telephony ever did, Bergendahl said.
Valeria Maltoni / Conversation Agent:
14 Year Olds May Think You Are Cool  —  I was watching and listening to the keynote conversation (just click on the links that say 750, 300 or 100 on the side) by Guy Kawasaki with Steve Ballmer of Microsoft at MIX'08 last night, and something jumped at me.  —  At one point Kawasaki …
Discussion: Jon Udell
Juniper Foo / Crave: The gadget blog:
DS Lite gets own movie service in Japan  —  Though I don't commute, and thus don't see the need for toting a portable console along to entertain myself on the journey, I must confess that it's tempting to own one, given the endlessly fascinating accessories the Japanese are coughing up for the DS Lite.
Discussion: TeleRead
Douglas Merrill / Official Google Blog:
How Google keeps your information secure  —  As many of you know, we spend a lot of time around here thinking about new products to help you run your life more efficiently, whether that's organizing email in a better way, sharing pictures with friends, or collaborating in real time on documents.
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
Serving Up Television Without the TV Set  —  The “stupid computer” is a repeated target of the dimwitted office manager Michael Scott on “The Office.”  But the show itself may be motivating viewers to put down their remote controls and pick up their laptops.
Discussion: broadstuff and RyanSpoon.com
 
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