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6:55 AM ET, April 25, 2008

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Microsoft:
Microsoft Reports Record Third-Quarter Revenue  —  Quarter marks the worldwide launch of Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 and Visual Studio 2008.  —  Income Statements  —  Segment Revenue/Operating Income(Loss)  —  Third Quarter Form 10-Q View the PowerPoint Earnings Release
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Steve Lohr / New York Times:
Microsoft Shows Gains, but Also Weaknesses  —  Microsoft's pursuit of Yahoo may have run into some bumps, but its big software business is humming along smoothly.  —  The company reported quarterly earnings Thursday that slightly surpassed Wall Street's expectations, and it provided …
Discussion: Between the Lines
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Microsoft earnings watch: more Yahoo bluster, Xbox business profitable
Discussion: Forbes and paidContent.org
David Kaplan / paidContent.org:
Earnings: Microsoft Net Income Down 11 Percent; Stock Slides On Outlook
Ina Fried / Beyond Binary:
Increased piracy hurt Microsoft's quarter
Discussion: GigaLaw.com Daily News and Digg
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
The New Yahoo: Sticky, Viral, And Most Of All, Friendly  —  Yahoo's CTO Ari Balogh and Chief Architect (Platforms) Neal Sample filled in a few more details today around their new Yahoo Open Strategy (called YOS internally).  —  Background  —  Yahoo wants to turn itself …
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Neal Sample / Yodel Anecdotal:
Developer welcome mat
IDG News Service:
3G IPhone Due on June 9, Analysts Say  —  The 3G iPhone will be announced June 9, the likely date of Apple CEO Steve Jobs' keynote at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference, analysts said in research notes on Thursday.  —  The 3G iPhone will be the “first of an impressive wave of new products” …
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Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Apple 2.0:
Analyst: Apple's iPhone a ‘bandwidth hog’
Discussion: iLounge
Josh Catone / ReadWriteWeb:
Video Comments?  No Thanks - 5 Reasons They Don't Work  —  Yesterday morning the web's largest web tech blog added video comments courtesy of of live video startup Seesmic.  About 24 hours later, video comments had turned into a mini-trend with another 80 blogs installing them.
Clint Boulton / eWeek:
Battelle Casts, but Andreessen Doesn't Take the Bait  —  The Web entrepreneur won't be goaded into trashing Microsoft, the firm that crushed his Netscape and is now targeting former industry darling Yahoo.  —  SAN FRANCISCO—Try as he might, John Battelle could not push Ning co-founder Marc Andreessen to take the bait.
Discussion: Forbes
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geeksugar:
Inside Scoop: Apple to Unveil New iMacs Next Week!  —  Our Apple tipsters haven't let us down before, so we know that this hot-off-the press news is definitely fact and not fiction.  Stay tuned, because next week (most likely Tuesday) Apple will be introducing new iMacs to their product line-up!
Alex Iskold / ReadWriteWeb:
Faster - Why Constant Stress is Part of Our Future  —  A few weeks ago, the New York Times ran a weekend piece entitled In Web World of 24/7 Stress, Writers Blog Till They Drop, which focused on the stressful nature of blogging.  Using our friend Marc Orchant's death and Om Malik's heart attack as examples …
Timothy Lee / Techdirt:
The Open Source Model Is About Organization, Not Who Signs Your Paycheck  —  Nick Carr points out a report from the Linux Foundation that finds that most contributions to the Linux kernel come from people who work at companies.  Nick Carr says this is a sign of a “shift from the volunteer …
Discussion: Ars Technica
Ionut Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
A Radio Interview with Marissa Mayer  —  (Hopefully fair-use thumbnail of a photo)  —  KQED FM hosted one of the most interesting interviews with Marissa Mayer, Vice President for Search Products & User Experience at Google.  Some tidbits:  — because of the limited environments …
Sarah Milstein / O'Reilly Radar:
A Successful Experiment  —  During Web2Open yesterday, we ran an experiment that turned out to be a big success.  Because it felt like a model that could be extended and used by others—but it hasn't been blogged about widely—I'll explain here what we did.
Discussion: BoomTown and Spark Minute
Bill Ray / The Register:
Spike Milligan goes mobile  —  Find out how to eradicate 99.7% of spam  —  Spike Milligan's work has found a new home, with content including mobile wallpaper, ring tones and audio books, all available though Rok Global Media.  —  Milligan is, arguably, best known as one of the Goons …
Pete Kazanjy / Team Fusion:
VMware Fusion 1.1.2 Launches: Enhanced MacBook Air, Time Machine Support.  Adds Simplified Chinese Localization.  —  The VMware Fusion team would like to announce the general availability of VMware Fusion 1.1.2, a free update for all VMware Fusion users.  You can download this newest version here.
 
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Todd Sampson / The MyBlogLog Blog:
MyBlogLog hCard & vCard: More Microformats, More Portable Data
Discussion: Mashable! and The Blog Herald
Zach Behrens / LAist:
An iPod Disco Makeout Closet: Welcome to the Porta-Party
Enigmax / TorrentFreak:
The Pirate Bay Smashes 12,000,000 BitTorrent Users
Discussion: Digg
Mike Dano / RCR Wireless News:
Report: AT&T Mobility to sell $100 femtocells
Eric Bangeman / Ars Technica:
Qwest finally jumps on the fiber bandwagon with 20Mbps DSL
Stefanie Olsen / CNET News.com:
Study: Teens say e-text isn't writing
Percy Cabello / Mozilla Links:
Firefox reached 29% share in Europe
Discussion: VentureBeat
Fred / A VC:
From Messes To Successes  —  I was emailing with a top technology …
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Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb:
Twitter to Hillary: You're Doing it Wrong!
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Filtering Google Searches By Freshness
Stephen Shankland / CNET News.com:
Morgan Stanley exec named new Google CIO
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft:
How would Microsoft Live Mesh mesh with Yahoo's Y! OS?
Discussion: Forbes and Slashdot
24/7 Wall St.:
The Mac: Apple's (AAPL) Achilles' Heel