Links For Today 10.29.2007

Flash 9 and Video on the Web (via)
Reminds me of the move to Flash 6, when we could finally load dynamic JPGs:

You can load and play .mp4,.m4v,.m4a,.mov and .3gp files using the same NetStream API you use to load FLV files now…
…The Flash Player itself does not care about file extensions, you can feed it .txt files for all it matters. The Flash Player always looks inside the file to determine what type of file it is.

Google’s Response to Facebook: “Maka-Maka” – If Google pulls this off, this could be big:

The real killer app for Google is not to turn Orkut into a Facebook clone. It is to turn every Google app into a social application without you even noticing that you’ve joined yet another social network.