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12:20 AM ET, July 3, 2008

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Mary Jane Irwin / Forbes:
Netflix's Online Movie Dreams  —  Can start-up Roku save DVD rental giant Netflix from the coming video-streaming onslaught?  —  Saratoga, Calif.-based Roku, best known for its networked music player SoundBridge, in May rolled out a set-top box that streams Netflix (nasdaq: NFLX - news - people ) movies.
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MG Siegler / VentureBeat:
The Roku box to expand beyond Netflix.  Living room Trojan horse?  —  If you're a subscriber to the DVD rental-by-mail service Netflix, you probably want to get your hands on the new Roku box.  This device lets you stream any of Netflix's 10,000+ “Watch Now” movies (movies that can be watched immediately …
Discussion: VoIP & Gadgets Blog and Gizmodo
Erica Ogg / CNET News.com:
‘Netflix box’ to carry more than just Netflix
Discussion: TechSpot
Microsoft:
Microsoft Launches Consumer Subscription Offering That Combines Microsoft Office and Windows Live OneCare  —  Microsoft Equipt gives consumers powerful productivity and security protection technologies in a single package through Circuit City.  —  Microsoft Corp. today unveiled Microsoft Equipt …
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Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft:
New Microsoft Office subscription bundle to hit in mid-July  —  Microsoft has given its new Office-based software-plus-service bundle a new name — “Equipt” — and a due date (mid-July), company officials said on July 2.  —  Equipt is the product/service that was formerly codenamed “Albany” (and inside Microsoft, known as “ValueBox").
Charlene Li / Groundswell:
Why I'm leaving Forrester  —  I was once asked what was the best career advice I ever received — and it was to plan for job obsolescence every 18 months, because research showed that people typically master a job in that time period and fall into a routine.
Mary Colvig / The Mozilla Blog:
We're official!  —  The Firefox community is the proud new owner of a Guinness World Record — each and every one of you!  Mozilla today received confirmation from Guinness World Records that we've officially achieved the record for the “largest number of software downloads in 24 hours.”
Katie Marsal / AppleInsider:
Adobe's PDF format now an ISO standard  —  Adobe has relinquished control of the Portable Document Format (PDF) to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization), which will now assume developmental control of the format as an industry standard.  —  The ISO said the new standard …
Discussion: Digg
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PDF format becomes ISO standard
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Calley Nye / TechCrunch:
Angry Businesses Organize Anti-Yelp Websites.  This Is A Sure Sign Of Their Success.  —  Yelp, a user-generated database of customer reviews of local businesses, first launched in October 2004.  Users rate and leave reviews for local businesses, participate in forums, and can generally get social around local businesses.
JKK / jkkmobile:
Asus Eee PC 900 with touch screen  —  Perfecting my 900...
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines:
Michael Dell's a believer: Makes a $100 million statement  —  Dell CEO Michael Dell has acquired about a $100 million worth of Dell shares in the last three days.  Guess Mr. Dell is a believer that the company is on the right track.  —  On June 27, Dell picked up 2.23 million shares at $22.93.
Discussion: The Register and CNET News.com
Sydney Morning Herald:
Use Microsoft to win Apple products  —  Use Microsoft to win Apple products  —  Microsoft is dangling prizes made by arch-nemesis Apple to entice Australian web surfers to give its online search products a second chance.  —  Through its local joint venture with the Nine Network, ninemsn …
Google Mobile Blog:
Nicely said: Google Maps for mobile with voice search on BlackBerry Pearl  —  Posted by Jonathan Matus and Luca Zanolin, Google Maps for mobile voice search team  —  On the Google Maps for mobile team we're always experimenting with new technologies, so we're happy to announce that we've started testing voice search as a new feature.
Steven Musil / CNET News.com:
Google wins source code ruling against Viacom  —  Google won a legal ruling that allows it to keep secret from Viacom the source code central to search functions on YouTube.  —  A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the search giant doesn't have to turn over the code to Viacom …
Adam Connors / Google Mobile Blog:
Google Talk for the iPhone  —  We've just released in the US a new version of Google Talk designed specifically for the iPhone and iPod Touch browsers.  In addition to sending your friends Gmail messages from your iPhone, you can now chat with them while you're on the move, too!
Discussion: VentureBeat and Engadget Mobile
 
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Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider:
Yahoo, Microsoft, Time Warner, News Corp, and AOL Agree To Talk …
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Nvidia Reports Problem With Laptop Chips
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Ashlee Vance / The Register:
Bill Gates battles Kermit the Frog in the name of open source
Discussion: The Open Road
Drew Clark / BroadbandCensus.com Blog:
BROADBAND INTERNET ADOPTION STALLS, REGRESSES FOR POOR, SAYS PEW REPORT
Discussion: GigaOM and CircleID
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM:
AT&T May Drop Dish, But Still Has U-verse
Michael Masnick / Techdirt:
Court Says CD-ROMs Of Magazine Archives Don't Violate Copyrights Of Article Authors
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Baseball Boss: If You Don't Love Baseball Yet, You Will Now
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