News around the horn on all things tech or webby
--Google Confirms Stake in Xunlei (GigaOM) Apparently Google is spending money on a P2P start-up in China. Google has had an interesting history with China, so this is somewhat surprising. However, given the country'strack record on piracy, P2P should thrive.
--Amazon.com launches independent Endless.com (TechCrunch) Shoes and handbags could always be purchased through Amazon, but now there's a custom site with less clutter. Interestingly enough, there's not any Amazon.com branding.
--British pop chart to incorporate downloads (CNET News.com) Digital downloads are now counting toward UK pop chart statistics. Any song you purchase from various digital download services will be counted as a chart-worthy sale. No word yet on this making its way to the States.