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Yahoo integrates blogs, Flickr with news search

This is pretty friggin' sweet -- Yahoo is integrating blog search with their news search, as well as adding Flickr photos and My Web 2.0 results into the mix. This brings together user-created and mainstream media in a way that's unprecedented, totally beating Google to the punch on this one as well...

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Flickr Backup downloads your Flickr photos to your desktop

Huzzah -- a utility for backing up your Flickr photos in one fell swoop to a computer of your choice. Flickr Backup looks like a really handy way to corral all of those photos you've sent from various machines and cellphones into one safe backup location. It's a Java utility, cross-platform, and...

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Slawesome adds voice to email

Beware, it's "so alpha it makes us cry" -- but considering alpha is the new beta, Slawesome probably ends up doing alright. It's a simple web-based way to add a voice message to an email. The interface is dead simple, and all you need is a microphone of any flavor. I tried it. It worked....

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NetVibes personal portal page

This has been getting a lot of buzz lately -- NetVibes is another personal portal in the vein of Google personalized home and Microsoft's Start page. You can syndicate RSS feeds in drag and droppable DIVs, embed a search widget, and get a preview pane for your Gmail account. One notably handy...

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Gobby, a cross-platform collaborative editing environment

Gobby is reminiscent of SubEthaEdit but will work in a mixed environment of Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and other UNIX flavors (SubEthaEdit is Mac only). It's a collaborative editing environment in which multiple authors on the same network can collaborate on text documents. Gobby also sports an...

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Planzo online social calendaring

Here's another entrant into the growingly crowded space of social calendaring: Planzo bills itself as an "online planning community," allowing you to quickly and easily share your calendar entries via simple cut and paste. It speaks the Web 2.0 lingo: AJAX, RSS, XML, etc., and promises a...

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ObjectGraph AJAX-powered dictionary

Take a dictionary, add AJAX-y goodness, season to taste and you've got ObjectGraph, a dictionary that displays results automagically with each keystroke. The interface works like Google Suggest, where a dropdown DIV element displays results as you type. You have your choice of four different word...

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Lego's response to hacking its product: hack away!

In a rare, extremely cluetrain response from a corporation whose product has been hacked, Lego is actually welcoming the modification to its 3D design program that will enable users to avoid purchasing too many extra blocks when making custom kits. The backstory is that last month Lego launched a...

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Populicio.us closes its doors

Well, it was short but sweet while it lasted. The populicio.us service that tracked the fastest growing popular links on del.icio.us is now defunct. Developer xabi indicated in the farewell message that del.icio.us made some changes to the way links are displayed on the homepage, such that...

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Memeorandum aggregates the hottest tech and politics stories in the blogosphere

This is some pretty promising stuff -- the new incarnation of Memeorandum is an automated tech and politics blog news aggregator that hopes to keep an up-to-the-minute snapshot of what's hot in the blogosphere. The new code has only been public for a few days, so the sample size is still low -- but...

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