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Self serving: My friend Andy Plesser of Beet.TV put me on camera to talk about MIX07 and Microsoft's new Silverlight platform.
A Digg user posts a HD-DVD hack code that may work and all hell breaks loose. Digg pulls the story down on a cease and desist letter, Diggers revolt, blogs erupt and company founder Kevin Rose issues a mea culpa and says the company will take a lawyer hit if it has to.
Notable headlines:HP touts new mold for the chip industry. George Ou: Setting up the 2.
After spending a day at MIX07 in Las Vegas, I landed in Hollywood to attend the AlwaysOn OnHollywood conference. AlwaysOn founder and OnHollywood host Tony Perkins set the tone for the event with his opening remarks to the crowd of technology execs and digital media and Hollywood types.
I remember when Mathematica came on the scene in 1988. It worked on a Macintosh and was far beyond any math program that came before.
Martin Lamonica of News.com interviewed Ray Ozzie yesterday at MIX07.
Updated below: Is Rupert Murdoch shrewd or what? Perhaps that MySpace acquisition wasn't a fluke.
Update: Dell has officially announced itS Ubuntu support on the company's blog.Dell giving preinstalled desktop Linux another try with Ubuntu and this time may get it right.
In the aftermath of MIX07 day one, with the announcements around Silverlight (see yesterday's ZDNet coverage from Mary Jo Foley, Ryan Stewart and myself), the blogosphere is weighing in with more coverage and analysis. Steve Gillmor has emerged from his cave to comment on the calculus of Microsoft's latest moves on the chess board:Today the Web woke up to a real story about itself.