Category Archives: internet

Microsoft to Aquire Yahoo Search for 20 Billion… or not?


While the Times of London is reporting that Microsoft is close to announcing a Yahoo search aquisition at 20 billion with a slew of details suggesting they have a lot of inside information, Venture Beat is suggesting this might be … Continue reading

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Mashup Camp and Convergence08


Looking forward to two upcoming conferences – Mashup Camp and the very first Convergence 08 conference. Mashup Camps have been coming to Mountain View for over two years, bringing great startups for their product launches as well as lively discussions … Continue reading

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Google: Typosquatting for dollars. 32,000,000 of them


Google is helping to monetize interenet search misspellings, a technique that is estimated to make them 32-50 million per year.   It has also brought them a lawsuit from Edelman, the massive advertising consultancy who has no less than Wal-Mart as … Continue reading

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ASUS eeePC 901


The EeePC 901 from ASUS looks very impressive based on the specs.   I’ve been using the original eeePC for several months and my two main concerns have been keyboard size (which I’ve become used to) and screen size (still a … Continue reading

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More Copywrong News


Liked Matt Asay’s piece today about how poorly Government is comprehending issues surrounding copyright, especially in moves to extend the times which generally have little of the intended benefits to the artists but inhibit the much more significant process of … Continue reading

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Google’s “Google Chrome” Browser


Update:  Google Chrome is now available.   I’m only starting to test it but it seems very, very fast, intuitive, and impressive. ——–  earlier ———– Google will soon launch an internet browser in what promises to be one of the most … Continue reading

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Redbox Rocks – Brilliant!


Although it’s probably a transitional mode of movie distribution until streaming becomes the preferred mode – probably in 3-4 years, Redbox really puts conventional movie stores to shame when you want a popular title. The friendly big movie boxes are … Continue reading

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