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2:30 PM ET, September 16, 2008

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The Official Google Blog:
The future of online video  —  The Internet has had an enormous impact on people's lives around the world in the ten years since Google's founding.  It has changed politics, entertainment, culture, business, health care, the environment and just about every other topic you can think of.
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Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Chad Hurley On The Future Of YouTube: We Will Conquer Every Screen  —  YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley wrote a post this morning about the future of online video and YouTube specifically.  Hurley notes that 13 hours worth of videos are uploaded every minute to YouTube (a figure we've reported before).
Discussion: WebProNews
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.
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Google Watch:
Journal Says Google Android Phones Will Appear This Year After All
TechRadar.com:
Google shows off final Android handset
Discussion: PC Pro, PC World, CrunchGear, Crave and Engadget
Matthew Sparkes / PC Pro:
Will Apple or Android get in my pocket?
Discussion: Gizmodo
Siobhan Chapman / Computerworld:
Lehman Brothers invested in IT despite credit crunch  —  It spent $309M on technology and communications in the past quarter  —  Computerworld UK) Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. was boosting its investment in IT even as it headed toward bankruptcy.  —  In the quarter ended Aug. 31 …
Microsoft:
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 …
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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 …
WindowsServer / Windows Server Division WebLog:
MICROSOFT AND CRAY TEAM UP TO BRING HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING MAINSTREAM  —  For the first time in the two companies history, Microsoft and Cray have teamed up to offer a powerful mix of what each company does best - - the Cray CX1!  What is the CX1, you ask?
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Saul Hansell / Bits:
Apple's Capricious Rules for iPhone Apps  —  Alex Sokirynsky spent two months, working nights and weekends to write an application for the Apple iPhone called Podcaster, which allows people to listen to and watch Podcasts on their phones.  —  He was encouraged because he had written …
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 …
Mike Blumenthal / Understanding Google Maps …:
Google Maps announces Quality Guidelines & Reinclusion Option  —  Today Google Maps has introduced quality guidelines for business listings in the Google Maps.  Google has also now provided a reinclusion option.  Both are available via the Google Maps Help Center.
Discussion: MarketingVOX
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Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Google Maps Adds Business Listing Quality Guidelines
Discussion: Screenwerk
Ionut Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
Google Audio Indexing  —  Google's efforts to improve video search by using speech recognition technology started to become visible in July, when Google launched a gadget for searching inside the political speeches from YouTube.  The gadget has been expanded into a new service called GAudi …
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Stephen Shankland / CNET News:   Google audio search graduates to lab project
Mark Larson / Google Sites:
Chromium Developer Documentation  —  Google Chrome is built with open source code from Chromium.  —  Except as otherwise noted, the content of this page is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 license, and examples are licensed under the BSD License.
Discussion: Google Blogoscoped and CNET News
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Stephen Shankland / Webware.com:
Google offers cutting-edge Chrome, first update
Discussion: Mashable!
Business Wire:
Dell Sees Further Softening in Global Information Technology Demand  —  ROUND ROCK, Texas—(BUSINESS WIRE)—When Dell (NASDAQ:DELL - News) announced Q2 financial results on Aug. 28, 2008, it reported continued conservatism in IT spending in the U.S., which had extended into Western Europe and several countries in Asia.
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 …
Discussion: Guardian and metarand
Blaise Alleyne / Techdirt:
Is Firefox Missing The Point In Its Response To Google Chrome?  —  Seth Godin thinks Firefox is missing the point by launching new features in response to Google Chrome.  He says the problem now is that “when your friends switch to Firefox, your life doesn't get better.”
Discussion: The Universal Desktop
Jordan Robertson / Associated Press:
HP surprises Wall Street with size of EDS job cuts  —  SAN FRANCISCO — When Hewlett-Packard Co. announced five months ago it was acquiring technology-services firm Electronic Data Systems Corp., Wall Street expected big layoffs from the combined company.  —  But the size of the job cuts _ 24,600 jobs …
Brad / Liliputing:
Eltrinex MobilePC: Czech netbook with 320GB HDD  —  Czech electronics makers Eltrinex have released a mini-notebook sporting a 1.6GHz VIA C7-M CPU, a 10.2 inch display, 1GB of RAM and a whole lot of storage capacity.  The Eltrinex MobilePC has a 320GB hard drive, which is not only larger …
Discussion: jkOnTheRun and Ubergizmo
BBC:
Warcraft add-on gets release date  —  The second expansion pack for the World of Warcraft (WoW) online game is going on sale from 13 November.  —  The Wrath of the Lich King includes a new continent for high-level players plus new professions and an army of new enemies to battle.
Discussion: AppScout
BBC:
UK government responds on Phorm  —  The government has outlined how a controversial online ad system can be rolled out in the UK.  —  In response to EU questions about its legality, it said that it was happy Phorm conformed to EU data laws.  —  But any future deployments of the system must …
Discussion: Lockergnome
 
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Pete Kazanjy / Team Fusion:
Windows Gets Even Better on the Mac with VMware Fusion 2 …
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Google News & Indexing Old Stories As New
Sam Oliver / AppleInsider:
AT&T to tie iPhones into own Internet television, phone service
Cory Bohon / TUAW:
Apple's UK Back to School promo starts, gives away new nanos, touches
Discussion: Infinite Loop and CrunchGear
Richard MacManus / ReadWriteWeb:
Cognition Announces “World's Largest Semantic Map”
Discussion: The Semantic Web and Profy
Elinor Mills / CNET News:
Microsoft becomes high priest of secure software development
Discussion: PC World and InfoWorld
Mark Hendrickson / TechCrunch:
LiveBar Adds A Little Strip Of Community To Any Site
Discussion: Web Strategy
Warner Music Group:
Warner Music Group Announces Management Reorganization to Focus …
 Earlier Items: 
Sam Diaz / Between the Lines:
What makes Web shoppers click “Buy” or “Bye”?
Discussion: WebProNews
Scott Huffman / The Official Google Blog:
Search evaluation at Google
Matt Marshall / VentureBeat:
Backblaze makes it dead simple to backup your files online
Discussion: TechCrunch
Robin Harding / Financial Times:
Nintendo makes more profit per employee than Goldman
Noah Shachtman / Danger Room:
Pentagon Researcher Conjures Warcraft Terror Plot
Steven Snell / Smashing Magazine:
WordPress Developer's Toolbox
Allen Stern / CenterNetworks:
Flixwagon Offers White Label Mobile Video Broadcasting
Jon Stokes / Ars Technica:
Twilight of the GPU: an epic interview with Tim Sweeney
Discussion: Crave, Blue's News, Slashdot and Digg