Headlines of the day:Gizmodo says the iPhone is coming Monday. Here's the link, but you'll only get one line.
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The blogging world is being a little hard on itself over its Bill Gates confab. And that's a good thing.
Prediction markets may be the next big thing. Maybe.
While much of the attention has been focused on Yahoo's alleged pursuit of Facebook the company would be better served in the long run by buying LinkedIn. Why?
Afternoon happenings of note:Can Microsoft stay a step ahead of the Vista pirates? Mary Jo Foley revisits the dreaded WGA issue.
AMD CTO Phil Hester said the semiconductor industry made a big mistake by entering megahertz wars at the expense of power management and how applications were actually used. And now the industry could be headed for a similar mistake by playing a game of "I have more cores than you do.
At the AMD analyst meeting officials outlined the company's roadmaps.
Marty Seyer, senior vice president of AMD's commercial segment, looked to "set the record straight" on the chipmaker's performance vs. Intel in the server market.
The key headlines of the day:Google Ad Creation Marketplace auditioning radio talent: Exclusive First LookWindows Vista Randomization Gets OEM Thumbs UpProfits rise at Microsoft joint venture.Building better mosquitoes.
David Pennock of Yahoo Research gave a presentation at the company's headquarters as part of an evening “confab” with a number of experts in the prediction market field. As part of a virtual environment called Yootopia, Pennock said the Yahoo has created a currency, called the "Yootle," for prediction markets or for buying favors from other people on the network.