Afternoon news: Memeorandum goes Newspeak

  • Yahoo gets an NYT section cover story for, um, improving its ad program. Thrilling. [NYT]
  • Cry baby cry: Apple (the White Album one) loses its case against Apple (the White iPod one). [BBC]
  • The New York Times starts its E3 coverage. A week of coy euphemisms for "booth babe" commences. [NYT]
  • Tech Memeorandum is now Techmeme. Given that creator Gabe Rivera lives with TechCrunch creator Michael Arrington, this is all kinds of wrong. [Techmeme]
  • Big-time graphics firm Silicon Graphics Inc. goes bankrupt, just a couple months after picking a new CEO who cut an eighth of the team. One assumes the government won't be subsidising SGI to protect the economy. [CNET]