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6:25 AM ET, June 11, 2008

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Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
At Glassdoor, Find Out How Much People Really Make At Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, And Everywhere Else.  —  The idea behind Glassdoor is simple: You tell me your salary, and I'll tell you mine.  The stealth startup, which raised $3 million from Benchmark Capital last March, just went live.
Discussion: Screenwerk
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Duncan Riley / The Inquisitr:
Stealth Startup Glassdoor.com Launches: Employment Conditions  —  Sausalito, CA based stealth startup Glassdoor.com, the subject of months of speculation has launched and offers an employment conditions service.  —  Glassdoor.com has impeccable backing, with CEO and Founder Robert Hohman previously …
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Yahoo Execs Under Stress-Whither Weiner?  —  Yahoo's board has been meeting today and, doubtlessly, its directors had a lot to talk about (more on that later!).  —  Of course, there's the obvious topic of having to figure out how best to deal with the noisy stylings of billionaire investors Carl Icahn …
Discussion: paidContent.org and Valleywag
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Staci D. Kramer / paidContent.org:
Yahoo Exec Spec Swirling Again; Weiner Returning From Paternity Leave But Will He Stay?  —  It's Yahoo's (NSDQ: YHOO) version of the plagues—Carl Icahn, shareholder lawsuits, another round of speculation about top-level execs and a report that a major internal announcement is on tap Wednesday.
Discussion: BoomTown
Business Technology:
Steve Jobs's Appearance Grabs Notice, Not Just the IPhone  —  Apple's iPhone 3G got most of the headlines on Monday after the product was announced at an Apple technical conference in San Francisco.  But blogs and other Internet news sites also took note of a gaunt-looking Steve Jobs.
Joseph Weisenthal / paidContent.org:
Yahoo: Severance Plan Not ‘Nuts’; Not Easily Revoked; And It Wouldn't Cost Microsoft $2.4 Billion  —  Following the latest twist in the shareholder lawsuit against Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO), and Carl Icahn's continued jabs, Yahoo has filed an FAQ with the SEC, detailing everything you wanted …
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Michael Liedtke / Associated Press:
Yahoo facing possible trial before Icahn showdown
Discussion: TECH.BLORGE.com
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Google App Engine “Accidentally” Blocks PayPal  —  Here's one for the conspiracy theorists: It turns out that Google App Engine, their new platform for building and hosting third party web applications, is blocking applications from integrating with PayPal for payments.
Discussion: Valleywag
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Garett Rogers / Googling Google:   Google intentionally blocking PayPal from App Engine?
Heej Hwang / The Official Google Blog:
A new flavor of Google Trends  —  The latest version of Google Trends is now live!  If you've used it in the past, you know that Google Trends can be used to see how popular certain search terms are across geographic regions, cities, and languages.  With our latest update …
Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:
Metallica to bloggers: don't review our music  —  Given all that Metallica has done, said, and been through in the last 20 years, what could they still do that would lead bloggers to ask, “What the hell is wrong with Metallica?”  In this case, the answer is fairly pedestrian but still dumb: censor bloggers.
Jonathan Fildes / BBC:
Real racing in the virtual world  —  Sat on the start grid, foot poised over the accelerator, you wait for the row of red lights to extinguish.  —  Alongside you are top names like Lewis Hamilton, Felipe Massa and Kimi Raikkonen.  The cars' engines are screaming and everyone is poised to go.
John Battelle / John Battelle's Searchblog:
Google: Making Nick Carr Stupid, But It's Made This Guy Smarter  —  I will admit, I was entirely biased upon reading this story from Nick Carr, who has a knack for writing pieces that get a lot of attention by baiting his hook with contrarian link chum.  Heck, he's really good at it, and I have a lot of respect for Nick.
Discussion: mathewingram.com/work and Techdirt
Associated Press:
France to block offensive content  —  PARIS — France is joining at least five other countries where Internet service providers block access to child pornography and to content linked to terrorism and racial hatred, the French interior minister said Tuesday.  —  The agreement will take effect in September.
Discussion: Techdirt
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Duncan Riley / The Inquisitr:
Game On: Plurk API Available Tomorrow  —  Fast growing microblogging platform Plurk will have an API available from tomorrow.  —  Plurk first came to prominence at the beginning of June after constant issues with Twitter saw many start looking for alternatives.
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Inside the 3G iPhone Money Machine  —  A lot has been written about the new 3G iPhone, its price and its impact.  Now it's time to shift attention to the most important question about this device: How much money will it make for Apple and its carrier partners?
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Dawn Chmielewski / L.A. Times Tech Blog:
Disney puts movies online for free  —  “The Wonderful World of Disney,” the venerable prime-time TV show originally hosted by Walt Disney himself, is getting its geek on.  —  For the first time, Disney.com plans to stream full-length movies online.  The films will air on TV …
Philipp Lenssen / Google Blogoscoped:
Google Result Offers You to “Skip Intro”  —  Oh, sweet.  You know when you look for some company homepage to get their support email address or something, and then the page will start with a super great 3D animation that will take a minute to load... before you can actually find the info you wanted?
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Funambol To Offer An Open-Source Competitor To MobileMe . . . As An iPhone App  —  One of the big announcements yesterday from Apple was that it is replacing its .Mac service with MobileMe, a new service that will sync your email, contacts, calendar, photos, and files between your iPhone, Mac desktop, and a Windows PC.
Richard MacManus / ReadWriteWeb:
Last.fm Re-design: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly  —  My favorite online music service Last.fm is currently ungoing a semi-public re-design, available to Last.fm subscribers ($3 per month) at beta.last.fm.  Bearing in mind that last.fm is now owned by mega media company CBS, it is great to see last.fm continuing to evolve fast.
Discussion: Last.fm, Last.fm and Mashable!
 
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Rebecca Dana / Wall Street Journal:
ABC Likely to Reshape ‘World News’ Webcast
Elinor Mills / CNET News.com:
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Michael Masnick / Techdirt:
Record Store Owner Calls People Who Pay To Download ‘Idiots’
Michell Bak / Unofficial Sony Ericsson Blog:
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Leonard David / USA Today:
Virgin Galactic will roll out mega-mothership
Discussion: Switched and Engadget
Mahalo Daily:
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Discussion: Download Squad, MacUser and Digg
Jiajun Zhu / Google LatLong:
Street View turns 1, keeps on growing
Steve Rubel / Micro Persuasion:
Friendfeed will Change Journalism, PR and Marketing
Discussion: Web Strategy
John Markoff / Bits:
Apple in Parallel: Turning the PC World Upside Down?