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Update: Valleywag is reporting that Microsoft is in talks to acquire Ustream, a Yahoo Live competitor, for $50-million or so -- which MG Siegler at ParisLemon notes doesn't seem to make a whole lot of sense. As for Yahoo Live, it is now apparently "taking a maintenance break" according to the site, and the blog…

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Rafe Needleman at Webware has a post up on CoverItLive, which reminded me that I've been meaning to write about this live-blogging tool for awhile now (and no, I'm not going to "live-blog" this post -- that would be too recursive for words). The company, which is based in Toronto, used to be called Altcaster,…

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I'm going to go out on a limb here and disagree with Mike Arrington, who calls the new Microsoft Live Local street-level photo thingamajig a "killer" in one of his typically breathless posts on TechCrunch, in which he says it will help Microsoft's Live.com continue to "crush" others in the Web 2.0 portal game. I…

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Kudos to Phil Lenssen of Google Blogoscoped - and a reader who emailed him - for pointing out that Dell is shipping PCs with a branded home page powered by Google's customizable portal, an Ajax-driven feature not unlike Microsoft's live.com or (my personal favourite) netvibes.com. The page has a toolbar at the top that features…

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