Rafat Ali / paidContent.org:
Amazon Does the Obvious, Finally: Adds Video on IMDb — Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) has finally done what many have been asking it since the time the company bought IMDB: it has enabled video on the film and TV database/info site. The company says users can now watch 6,000 full-length feature films …
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Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: IMDB Finally Gets Video; I'm Not Too Thrilled
Harrison Hoffman / Webware.com: IMDb now serves full-length videos
Dave Jeyes / TECH.BLORGE.com: IMDb takes on Hulu with free streaming video
Chuck / Business Wire:
Users Can Now Watch Full-Length Movies and TV Shows for Free on IMDb.com — Beta feature debuts with over 6,000 TV episodes and movies — The Internet Movie Database (www.imdb.com), the authoritative source of information on movies, TV and celebrities, and a subsidiary of Amazon.com …
Discussion: Profy, Pulse 2.0 and Podcasting News
Svetlana Gladkova / Profy: Amazon Lets You Watch Some Movies For Free - Hoping You'll Buy More of Them
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse 2.0: CBS, Sony, and Hulu Powering IMDb Videos
Glenn Fleishman / Wi-Fi Networking News:
Zune Owners Get Free Wi-Fi at McDonald's — Microsoft signs three-year deal with Wayport for old and new Zune owners alike: This is a nice win for Zune users, Wayport, and McDonald's, each in their own way, and it's something Microsoft can simply write off as useful marketing …
Discussion: CNET News, Crave, Mobility Site and Technology Live
Ina Fried / CNET News: Zune 3.0 to debut with ‘extra value meal’
Jack Cook / Mobility Site: Zune 3.0 and a Double Cheeseburger?
Jess Zielinski / Technology Live: Coffee Break: — IMDB.com gives you free movies …
Zune Brings Powerful New Entertainment Features to Every Zune Portable Media Player With Software Release — Internet access provider Wayport enables wireless music downloads for Zune customers in Wi-Fi hot spots at more than 9,800 McDonald's restaurants. — Zune, Microsoft Corp.'s end …
Discussion: TechCrunch, Silicon Alley Insider, I4U News and Engadget
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch: Maybe They'll Put Zunes In The Happy Meals
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Zune 3.0 released and free Wi-Fi Access at McDonald's
Thomas Ricker / Engadget: New Zune 16GB colors, free McDonalds WiFi
About the Mac OS X 10.5.5 Update — The Mac OS X 10.5.5 Update is recommended for Mac OS X Leopard versions 10.5, 10.5.1, 10.5.2, 10.5.3 and 10.5.4. It includes general operating system improvements that enhance the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac.
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Rob Griffiths / Macworld: A deeper look at Mac OS X 10.5.5
Lonnie Lazar / Cult of Mac: OS X 10.5.5 Update Focused on Fixing Bugs
MG Siegler / VentureBeat: Apple releases OS X 10.5.5
Robert Vamosi / CNET News: Mac OS 10.5.5 packs fixes for slew of security flaws
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Apple Mac OS X 10.5.5 Update released
Michael Rose / TUAW: Mac OS X 10.5.5 released through Software Update
Adrian Covert / Gizmodo: Mac OS X 10.5.5 Available For Download Now
Thomas Ricker / Engadget: OS X 10.5.5 update available for download
Gina Trapani / Lifehacker: LEOPARD UPDATE FIXES BUGS IN MAIL, ICAL AND MORE
Josh Pigford / The Apple Blog: OS X 10.5.5 Released — Today, Apple released its 5th update to OS X 10.5 (Leopard).
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Apple posts Mac OS X 10.5.5
About the security content of Mac OS X v10.5.5 and Security Update 2008-006 — This document describes the security content of Mac OS X v10.5.5 and Security Update 2008-006, which can be downloaded and installed via Software Update preferences, or from Apple Downloads.
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John Leyden / The Register: Apple releases bumper patch batch
Ryan Naraine / Zero Day: Apple mega-patch covers 34 Mac OS X security issues
Robert McMillan / PC World: Apple Update Finally Fixes Important DNS Bug
Chris Foresman / Infinite Loop: Mac OS X 10.5.5 update now available with tons of fixes
Michael Masnick / Techdirt:
We Should Be More Worried About Our ISPs Than Google When It Comes To Abuse — With the government gearing up to potentially go after Google for antitrust violations, we're seeing all sorts of press coverage of stories about how Google may be abusing its position, from supposedly hurting companies …
Discussion: GigaLaw.com Daily News
Doug Isenberg / GigaLaw.com Daily News: ISPs Called Bigger Privacy Threat Than Google
Jaikumar Vijayan / InfoWorld: Do ISPs pose a bigger online privacy threat than Google?
Belinda Goldsmith / Reuters:
Porn passed over as Web users become social: author — CANBERRA (Reuters) - Social networking sites are the hottest attraction on the Internet, dethroning pornography and highlighting a major change in how people communicate, according to a web guru. — Bill Tancer, a self-described …
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: TOO BUSY ON TWITTER TO LOOK AT PORN ?
Scott Karp / Publishing 2.0:
Drudge Report: News Site That Sends Readers Away With Links Has Highest Engagement — There are two main reasons why news sites are reluctant to send readers away by linking to third-party content. First, you shouldn't send people away or else they won't come back to your site.
Discussion: TomsTechBlog.com and Recovering Journalist
Allen Stern / CenterNetworks:
Flixwagon Offers White Label Mobile Video Broadcasting — Last week in California, one of the most popular discussions I engaged in was comparing mobile video broadcasting services Flixwagon and Qik. In my opinion, Qik appears to be going for the consumer market while Flixwagon is going after media and entertainment.
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb and Beet.TV
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb: Flixwagon Launches New Platform
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0:
DECE - Lipstick on the DRM pig — Over the past few hours there's been a lot of chatter about the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE) consortium that everyone is a member of, except Apple. Is DECE a genuine move to make digital content easier to handle for the end user …
Discussion: Today @ PC World, Gizmodo and Electronista
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft:
Microsoft joins the ‘everyone but Apple’ digital-media coalition
Microsoft joins the ‘everyone but Apple’ digital-media coalition
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Steven Hodson / Mashable!: DRM Of Any Kind Will Always Lose
Christopher MacManus / Sony Insider: Studios Form Digital Movie Download “Ecosystem”
John Murrell / GMSV: Lord Acton sends his regards to the chafing masses (1)
Wall Street Journal:
T-Mobile's Google-Based Phone Nears — T-Mobile USA plans to begin selling the first smart phone powered by Google Inc.'s new mobile software late next month, according to people familiar with the matter, facing off against Apple Inc.'s iPhone and Research In Motion Ltd.'s BlackBerry with a device that blends aspects of both.
Discussion: Electronista, mocoNews.net, MobileBurn.com, Gizmodo, CrunchGear, Phone Scoop and Engadget
Dianne See Morrison / mocoNews.net: High Hopes For Google's “Dream” Phone And Sony Ericsson's Xperia
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: WSJ: T-Mo Android announcement on September 23, HTC Dream late October
Eric M. Zeman / Phone Scoop: WSJ: T-Mobile Announcing Android Phone Sept. 23
Chris Ziegler / Engadget: T-Mobile to sell Dream starting late October, sez WSJ
Matt Marshall / VentureBeat:
Backblaze makes it dead simple to backup your files online — Whenever I try to backup my computer files online, I get tripped up somehow. It's inexplicably complicated, with most products unable to backup all my files simply — and to keep on doing that over time.
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch: Backblaze's One-Click Online Backup Opens To The Public
Om Malik / GigaOM:
GigaOM Interview: Bill Hambrecht, Legendary Silicon Valley Banker — Last night I watched with morbid fascination as a group of talking heads on CNBC discussed the fall (and subsequent bankruptcy) of Lehman Brothers, the 158-year-old firm that survived the Great Depression, two world wars …
Jon Stokes / Ars Technica:
Twilight of the GPU: an epic interview with Tim Sweeney — Inflection points — “Inflection point” is a much abused word these days, but if it's appropriate anywhere, then it's appropriate for describing the moment in the history of computing that we're rapidly approaching.
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