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9:25 PM ET, April 15, 2008

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Harry Huai Wang / Facebook Blog:
A new way to share with friends  —  Chances are, you use parts of the Internet that aren't Facebook.  You might post photo albums using Flickr or Picasa, for example, instead of on Facebook.  There are a lot of good sites out there, unfortunately, that can sometimes mean a lot of switching around …
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Eric Eldon / VentureBeat:
Facebook is kinda competing with FriendFeed, like it kinda competes with Twitter  —  Update with a response from FriendFeed's Paul Buchheit, below the article  —  Facebook has just launched a new feature that lets you add actions from other sites to the mini-feed of actions on your profile …
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb:
Facebook's Lifestream: Nothing to See Here
Discussion: loose wire blog and SheGeeks
Sydney Morning Herald:
Don't Be Evil or don't lose value?  —  Google vice-president Marissa Mayer in Sydney last week.  —  Asher Moses  —  As Google comes under ever increasing scrutiny for the power it has over our lives, the web giant is tiptoeing back from its long-held corporate motto, Don't Be Evil.
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Roddy Lindsay / Facebook Blog:
Facebook Lexicon  —  At Facebook we love tools that allow you to see what people around the globe are searching for or discussing on blogs, such as Google Trends or Technorati.  We thought it would be cool to show trends on the public and semi-public forums across Facebook (also known as Walls).
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb and VentureBeat
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Caroline McCarthy / Webware.com:
Lexicon: Meet Facebook's answer to Google Zeitgeist
Discussion: All Facebook and Mashable!
Oracle:
Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - April 2008  —  A Critical Patch Update is a collection of patches for multiple security vulnerabilities.  It also includes non-security fixes that are required (because of interdependencies) by those security patches.
Discussion: eWeek and Zero Day
Rogers Cadenhead / Workbench:
Meme13: Finding New Bloggers in Tech  —  Steven Hodson writes: … Me too.  —  Every six months or so, techbloggers reach the joint realization that we're all linking to the same people having the same thoughts about the same subjects.  Somebody blames Techmeme, a site that collects …
Discussion: WinExtra
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Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb:
Meme13 Tries and Fails to Solve the Techmeme Echo-Chamber Problem
Discussion: SheGeeks
Grant Gross / InfoWorld:
Lawmakers complain that Google ‘gamed’ auction  —  San Francisco - Three lawmakers complained Tuesday that Google “maneuvered” its way into an open wireless network without having to come up with a winning bid in the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's (FCC's) recently completed 700MHz spectrum auction.
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Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:
Hearing used for finger-pointing on 700MHz auction, D Block
Discussion: Tech Beat
Audioholics Home Theater Reviews and News:
Blue Jeans Cable Strikes Back - Response to Monster Cable  —  Not long ago we reported that Monster Cable had issued a cease and desist letter to Blue Jeans Cable about their Tartan cables.  Little did the lawyer drones over at Monster know that Kurt Denke, the president of Blue Jeans was, in a former life, a lawyer by trade.
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft:
There's more than one way to mesh  —  On April 15, startup Syncplicity, was hatched.  Syncplicity's management team includes a number of former (and near-former) Softies — including Steven Hazel, a former employee of FolderShare.  —  Microsoft acquired FolderShare, a file-sync vendor …
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Mark Hendrickson / TechCrunch:
Cloud File Services Springing Up Everywhere, But Where's My GDrive?
Discussion: Lifehacker and VentureBeat
Paul Graham:
Why There Aren't More Googles  —  Umair Haque wrote recently that the reason there aren't more Googles is that most startups get bought before they can change the world. … This has a nice sound to it, but it isn't true.  Google's founders were willing to sell early on.
Mathew / mathewingram.com/work:
Of blogs, accuracy and editors  —  While watching the Twitter posts fly by last night, I saw some from Robert Scoble (of course) talking about advertising, and suggesting to Twitter founder Ev Williams that he be allowed to share in the revenue from ads on the group IM service.
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Vasanth Sridharan / Silicon Alley Insider:
Ads In Twitter Streams? Nope
Tom Krazit / One More Thing:
Defiant Psystar back selling Leopard computers  —  Psystar is back online selling “white box” Macs with a few subtle changes, and one employee has already played the monopoly card.  —  As you might recall, Psystar's Web site was overwhelmed Monday after it was found to be selling cheap computers with Mac OS X Leopard preinstalled.
Joel Hruska / Ars Technica:
Seagate makes good on solid-state drive patent threats  —  Barely three weeks ago, Seagate CEO Bill Watkins simultaneously pronounced solid state drives (SSDs) to be toys for a niche market and then threatened to start suing people if it appeared that flash-based storage might become a threat to the magnetic storage industry.
Discussion: CNET News.com and TechSpot
Wagner James Au / GigaOM:
Geeks Save Rock With Music Game Döwnlöads  —  Pop music keeps getting more virtual!  Today there's news that '80s metal stars Mötley Crüe are releasing a new single via Xbox 360/PS3 download to Rock Band, the epic bestselling multiplayer rhythm game.
Discussion: Reuters and Ars Technica
Omri / fring:
fring for your iPhone - it's a fringing world first!  —  OK.  So if you're one of the first lucky *#@$%&s to get your hands on an iPhone, you just got even luckier.  We've just made a special pre-release R&D version of fring for your iPhone - a mobile VoIP app publicly available for the iPhone?...yep that's a world-first!
 
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Betsy Schiffman / Epicenter:
Gawker Media Sales Signals the Market Has Topped Out
Chris Albrecht / NewTeeVee:
NTV Moneymaker: Mahalo Daily Host, No Dudes Need Apply
Discussion: TechCrunch and Mashable!
Joseph Weisenthal / paidContent.org:
Search Start-Up Cuill Raises $25 Million Second Round
Wendy Tanaka / Forbes:
Google In The Hot Seat
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Compete: Microsoft Gains Share; Google Hits New High In Raw Searches
Martin LaMonica / Webware.com:
Before Salesforce.com-Google lovefest came Zoho dalliance
Charles Arthur / Guardian Unlimited:
So exactly who or what is Psystar? We dig a little..
Todd Bishop / Todd Bishop's Microsoft Blog:
Does Microsoft exec move signal Zune change?
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Paul Bonanos / VC Ratings:
Sequoia re-ups in Imeem
Discussion: paidContent.org
Josh Quittner / Fortune:
The charmed life of Amazon's Bezos
Brad Linder / Download Squad:
Google Reader meme tracker ReadBurner relaunches
Fred / A VC:
It's A Blog, No It's A Radio Station, Wait It's Something Altogther New
Emil Protalinski / One Microsoft Way:
Windows XP SP3 now set for April 29 debut
Dennis R. Mortensen / VisualRevenue:
IndexTools (Yahoo!) Web Analytics goes FREE!
Greg Sandoval / CNET News.com:
Amazon's MP3s not affecting iTunes
Adam Frucci / Gizmodo:
Kid Breaks Vacuum to Play Xbox Instead of Doing Chores; Mom Sells …