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Scoble: Have Dinner With Me and Steve Rubel
Hey, Steve Rubel, I just got the latest BusinessWeek (I'm speaking at my brother's law firm in an hour, and wanted to have a prop for my talk).
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Date: 2005-04-30
 
Mac OS X Tiger: A Blogging Perspective
Last night I was in town and treated myself to the new OSX - Tiger. This afternoon I've installed it and have been playing around with it - asking myself how it will improve my blogging.
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Date: 2005-04-30
 
Tiger Directs Lawsuit At Apple
PC distributor claims Apple's use of Tiger has impacted negatively on its ability to market to customers.
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Date: 2005-04-29
 
Email Marketing ROI Alive And Kicking
MarketingVox points to a story from eMarketer which cites data about email marketing and the return on investment associated with it. eMarketer said 63% of the respondants to their survey use email marketing to retain customers and increase loyalty.
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Date: 2005-04-29
 
Yahoo News Gets Facelift
Popular portal site also delivers My Web beta to users, offering web search saving and bookmark sharing.
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Date: 2005-04-29
 
Will Paris' Podcast Have Character?
I've heard this already described as a 'character blog': Podcasting is hot. But it just got hotter. Paris Hilton invites you to join her on "The Paris Hilton Podcast -- Countdown to House of Wax," beginning on April 29.
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Date: 2005-04-29
 
Who Said What At Les Blogs
Constantin Basturea has put together an excellent listing of posts, podcasts and video clips that bloggers have posted about Les Blogs.
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Date: 2005-04-29
 
Business Blogs Are Catching On
Business blogs are catching on with more and more businesses. Traditional websites are beginning to add a blog component to their content.
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Date: 2005-04-29
 
Xbox360 AND HDTV: Dude… I Gotta Have It!
Madden 2006 on the Xbox360 AND Samsung's new HDTV is gonna look so cool. Samsung and Microsoft are tag-teaming on this one and the benefits for the geek set will be unbelievable.It's going to be a hip offering and MTV will broadcast the event. New games will be available with a better graphics, sound, etc. But now Samsung will help them out just a little with its new HDTV .
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Date: 2005-04-29
 
The Vibrant Growth of the French Blogosphere
The vibrant growth of the French blogosphere is something to behold. French is the second largest language and half of students in France blog.
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Date: 2005-04-29
 
Dell Creates More Jobs Overseas
Dell's CEO announces the addition of 2,000 jobs to its Indian operations in Bangalore, while several US states see unemployment rise above the national average.
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Date: 2005-04-29
 
TiVo Boards the Cluelesstrain
Engineer Jeremy back here again, a little late pulling into the station. Sometimes, the cluelesstrain is on time, sometimes it's not.
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Date: 2005-04-29
 
The Matrix Ensnares Nine
Operation Matrix investigation of stolen hardware and software in Silicon Valley wraps up with nine convictions.
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Date: 2005-04-29
 
Podcasting Is Disruptive For Radio Advertising
Fast Company: Podcasting is the newest disruptive technology threatening traditional radio -- and making the satellite guys nervous, too.
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Date: 2005-04-29
 
Nokia Finnishes IPod
Finnish phone phenomenon Nokia announced the N91 and promises to give IPod a run for their downloads with the mobile phone with a 4 gig hard disk which will hold up to 3000 songs. IPod may have their work cut out for them..
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Date: 2005-04-29
 
Pajamas Media - New Blog Advertising Network
Roger L. Simon has just posted anOpen Letter to All Bloggers announcing that he and a couple of others ...
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Date: 2005-04-29
 
Microsoft Enters MySQL Space With Express
Reduced functionality version of SQL Server aimed at hobbyists and non-professional developers.
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Date: 2005-04-29
 
Mother Earth Getting Warmer
NASA study seems to show the Earth absorbs a lot of energy and releases very little back to space.
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Date: 2005-04-29
 
Camera Phone Saves Man From Spider Attack
A chance camera phone photo of a spider taken by a man after being bitten may have saved his life.
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Date: 2005-04-29
 
Mobile Phone Virus Appears In US
Users in Twenty countries have reported outbreaks of the Cabir virus, which spreads from phone to phone.
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Date: 2005-04-29
 
Blogs Are Not Journalism
Dana Blankenhorn: "To say a blog is journalism is like saying web pages are journalism." ...
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Date: 2005-04-29
 
Drudge: Bloggers Should Not Call Themselves Bloggers
Matt Drudge of the Drudge Report appeard on C-SPAN with Brian Lamb and discussed his distaste for the word BLOG.
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Date: 2005-04-29
 
Is it Search or Advertising?
Yahoo, unsurprisingly, is taking steps towards being a banner ad-serving company via its network of content publisher partners.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Collaborative Working With Wikis
The Financial Times has an excellent report on why wikis are an effective collaborative tool for the workplace, quoting examples from three prominent companies ...
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Why Adsense is Not Suitable for All Blog Topics
One of the most striking things that hit me in my analysis of the 30 most visited blogs at Truth Laid Bear was the small number of blogs using the Adsense program.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Top Brands On The Net
BBC News: "eBay is the top brand name on the net, according to calculations by net monitoring company Envisional.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
IBM Announces Tablet PC
eWeek: IBM Develops ThinkPad Tablet PC. Cool, lots of stuff happening in the Tablet PC space lately.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Nokia Gets The Party Started With New Music Phone
New N91 smartphone takes on the iconic iPod - the camera phone contains a hard drive that can hold 3000 songs.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Yahoo Extends Search Engine Wars
Personal search features added by the portal company aim to match Google's latest My Search History offering.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Xbox AND HDTV: This is Gonna Rock!
Everyone knows Microsoft will kick out its new X-Box in May 13, which is just a few days away. It's going to be a hip offering and MTV will broadcast the event. New games will be available with a better graphics, sound, etc. But now Samsung will help them out just a little with its new HDTV offerings.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
RealNetworks Lets Rhapsody Out Of The House
Updated digital music subscription service now lets you take music with you, similar to the Napster To Go program.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Search Engine Fight: Yahoo Lunch vs Google Lunch
My wife and I have this inside joke about fighting. It was inspired by the film Zoolander, when Zoolander and Hans were competing against each other on the runway and Mugatu says...
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Yahoo News Moves Out Of Beta
Recent revamp to the portal company's news site features easier navigation and a cleaner layout.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Technical Question: Safe To Move Ones Feed?
I need help and would appreciate if someone could enlighten me on a technical question. I found the following in a comment to Neville's blog:
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
But Is It Search?
Yahoo, unsurprisingly, is taking steps towards being a banner ad-serving company via its network of content publisher partners. Google recently announced their own progress in this area, which included allowing animated banners, and a new CPM-based pricing system.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Marvel Puts On Moviemaking Cape
Venerated comic book publisher sets up a movie studio and inks distribution deal with Paramount.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Visitor Traffic: Ideas For Gaining More Blog Readers
There are few things that create more initial excitement, than the launch of your brand new blog. You have built the best blog you possibly can, and you're waiting for the visitor traffic to start pouring right in.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Podcasting: A New Fix For Info Junkies
While it's admittedly taken some time for podcasts to work their way into my daily info hunt, I'm finding that I'm now habitually plugging in whenever I have a moment. In fact, it feels like a borderline addiction at times.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Bush Signs Anti-Fileswapper Law
P2P piracy and Hollywood lobbying set the table for the Family Entertainment and Copyright Act.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Intel Sees Mobile Graphics Lead Grow Over ATI
Chipmakers ATI, Nvidia, both see declines as Intel's Centrino line gets a new addition.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Atomic Energy On the Table at UCLA
Remember the backpacks in the Ghostbusters movies? They had nuclear accelerators on their backs. UCLA scientist Seth Putterman may not be far off from with their new experiments being published in today's issue of the science journal, Nature.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Eliot Spitzer Takes On Malware
A lawsuit filed in New York City accuses Los Angeles-based Intermix Media of being a major spyware distributor.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
How Frequently Should You Post?
There is a great podcast over at View from the Isle - The Inaugral Business Blog Roundtable - on the topic of ‘how frequently should you post' on your blog.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Yahoo Search Marketing Kicks Off Think Big Contest
Yahoo! Search Marketing, formerly Overture Services, announced the launch of its "Think Big" contest, which will award one small business with 10 million free ad impressions across the Yahoo! network.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Kids Need Net-Savvy Parents
A two-year London study asserts that kids with computer illiterate parents will suffer from stifled educational growth.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Apple Improves Revenue Stream With Tiger
Latest revision to OS X will set existing users back $129; update will be included on new Macs sold.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Empire Rules the World in Star Wars Poll
Revenge of the Sith hits theatres in just a couple of weeks and fans are wound up. The magazine Empire polled 40,000 followers in the U.K. of the George Lucas epic to find out which of the Star Wars movies ranks number one.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Search All Of Google With Xtra-Google
How would you like the ability to search all of Google from a single static page? Does the idea of using Google to do a keyword search while it's associated with a popular term and/or site appeal to you...
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
The Number You Have Reached…Totally Rocks!
SBC Communications leads the phone companies from plain old telephone service to being providers of content.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Comcast Profit Quadruples In 1st Quarter
High demand for premium cable services and broadband Internet connections pay off for the cable provider.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Big Woods Finds Big Woodpecker
Reports of the death of the ivory-billed woodpecker were premature. The rare woodpecker, listed as "presumed extinct" on the Audubon Society website has been spotted in the Big Woods region of eastern Arkansas.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Gmail Clips Test RSS Advertising
With RSS continuing to be adopted as a form of content distribution and as subscriptions to RSS feed increase, advertising with RSS feeds has been moved to the front burner.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Cisco VPN Has Tiger By The Tail
Apple's latest operating system update won't have support for the widely used Cisco VPN client.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
The Netherlands – A Land Without iPods.
Dutch recording industry tries persuading government to collect a tax on all devices that could potentially store a pirated work.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
IBM, Cisco To Develop Speech Recognition Apps
Their goal is to better enable contact centers to do their work without a live customer service representative in the mix.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Online Gambling – The Next US-EU Trade Argument
Move by British lawmakers to legalize and regulate online gambling businesses sure to anger American counterparts.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Watch How You Google
So-called typosquatting leaves a dangerous option for PC users who spell the popular search engines name incorrectly a certain way.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Alternative Energy That Doesn’t Stink
Energy is in a crisis right now. Oil prices have been shooting off the charts for months now. Oil went over $58 a barrel earlier this month. It's starting to drop but gasoline is still more then $2.20 a gallon at the pump.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
AOL IM For Windows Virus In Wild
An innocent looking link sent to you over AIM could have your PC downloading a virus.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Trend Micro To Compensate Japanese Customers
Weekend problems caused by a poorly tested update file created havoc for thousands of users.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Xbox Chief Getting Old, Wants Easier Games
Microsoft's Robbie Bach spoke to a group of businesspeople in Silicon Valley about the new console.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Internet Ads Add Up To Record Profits
Revenue for 2004 surpasses the height of the dot-com boom and should continue to grow this year.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
PR Agencies Become Blog Amplifiers
Apparently David Sifry, founder and CEO of Technorati, said yesterday that corporate employees should not only be able to blog but that they should be autonomous and not subject to PR agency screening.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Winning the Inbox Battle in Thunderbird
This has been a quiet week at work: no big projects, few meetings, several coworkers gone.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Apple PR, Catch a Tiger by the Head...
Tiger, the title of Apple's latest OS, officially hits store shelves tomorrow, which means today the gates swing open for all the major media outlets ...
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Blogger Alleges CNN Trying to Lower His Google Rank
CNN has launched a sophisticated Google attack designed to lower the rank of posts critical of the network by introducing spam into the comment stream ...
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Wal-Mart, Starbucks and the iPod Opportunity
In October of last year, I mentioned Starbucks' new in-store offering that allows you to make your own custom music CDs.
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Date: 2005-04-28
 
Newspaper Gives School Official a Blog
The St. Petersburg Times in Florida has given a local newsmaker his own blog on the paper's Web site ...
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Podcasting, A New Fix For Info Junkies
While it's admittedly taken some time for podcasts to work their way into my daily info hunt, I'm finding that I'm now habitually plugging in whenever I have a moment.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
RSS Feed Hijack!
A very peculiar thing with the RSS feeds for some of the blogs that I read has happened since yesterday.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Viral Marketing - Is It Infectious?
In a thesis from Copenhagen Business School Viral Marketing is said to be relevant for "nearly every type of organisation".
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
RSS Keeps On Trucking
DM News, the online news site for direct marketers, reports that RSS lets companies with smaller advertising and marketing budgets ...
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Adsense Ads - Which Position Works Best?
Google have added a heatmap to their Optimization Tips page to give publishers a few clues as to what positions on your site might be best ...
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Stop Defining Blogs
I'm a big fan of Doc Searls. Not just the Cluetrain Manifesto, but his blog, his input on the late, lamented Gillmor Gang, his keynotes, his other writing.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
IBM Sued Over Security Breach
BJ's Wholesale Club demands recompense for losses suffered when its credit card security was compromised.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
'Social' Goes Hand In Hand With 'Network'
This morning, I was looking at some of the photos uploaded to Flickr by many of the 257 people who participated in Les Blogs.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Apple: The New Microsoft
Apple Computers may not be able to make much of a dent in Microsoft's domination of the computer marketplace.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Apple Attempts To Censor Jobs Biography
Unauthorized book on Apple chief executive Steve Jobs draws wrath and retaliation from the Cupertino-based technology firm.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Gates Grabs 64-Bit By the Longhorn
This week Microsoft began the push of its new operating system due out next year. The new version of Windows, called Longhorn is loaded with innovation, the most spectacular being the integration of 64 bit technology.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
The Google Zeitgeist (or What’s Hot and What’s Not?)
Ever wonder what the heck people search for on Google? Wonder no more! Google summaries it's history of search terms each week, month and year, categorized by various subjects and countries of origin.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Press Releases: Getting Media Coverage
Press releases are a powerful tool for any online or offline business. Your blog, website, or any online business promotional efforts, can be multiplied many times over by being the topic of a news story.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Telemedicine Rouses Privacy Concerns
Some hospitals turn to foreign radiologists to interpret late-night ultrasounds and other scans.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
NASA and Rice Running Cable
NASA announced a new project today working with nanotechnology research leader Rice University. This $11 million project could change the future of cable lines all over the world and certainly in the space program. The project for this ultra light cable will last about 4 years and will involve serious, heavy duty research.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Wal-Mart Offers Custom Music CDs Online
The world's largest retailer lets you put Los Lonely Boys and Double Trouble together on a disc, but questions about demand persist.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Yahoo Introduces My Web Service
Beta test of personal web search history service launches today, and includes sharing and search retention.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Cosmonaut Wants Booze in Space
Want a wet bar in space? A Russian cosmonaut does. Salizhan Sharipov just got back from the International Space Station and thinks a little liquor would help them do their jobs better.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Cellphones Becoming Wallets In Japan
NTT DoCoMo expand phone's coinless payment ability with new computer chip from Sony.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Amazon.com Sees First Quarter Profit Drop
Operating expenses and income tax payments combine to drag down earnings. Blame it on the accounting change related to reporting employee stock options.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Apple Powers G5 Machines To 2.7 GHz
64-bit dual-processor line gets an upgrade to its top-end product entries. Meanwhile, Microsoft's 64-bit offering is still 18 months away.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Advertisers Watching Morning Shows
The Today Show drops in the ratings but still leads, while Good Morning America gains ground.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Microsoft Advances 64-Bit With Advancement Program
Microsoft announced a program to help move along its current 64-bit offerings in the form of a trade in program of sorts. Current owners of licensed 32-bit version of Microsoft Windows XP Professional and Microsoft Windows Professional Reduced Media Edition will be able to pick up the Windows XP Professional 64-bit Edition.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Nokia Advancing On Nanotechnology Promise
Competitive pressures and the need to get more phones into more hands drive the cellphone maker to work smaller.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Hubble Marks 15 Years With Distinction
Spectacular images of two remote objects, the Whirlpool Galaxy and the Eagle Nebula, highlight Hubble's accomplishments.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Triton Replacing AIM Client
America Online begins beta test of new instant messaging client, the first significant update to AIM.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
BlackBerry Pain A Thumbs Down To Users
Reports of tendonitis among users of the ubiquitous e-mail device grow in number.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Ballmer European Meeting Ends In Failure
Microsoft's chief executive officer and European Union antitrust chief can't find common ground on compliance issues.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Oracle Entering Open Source Testing Space
Potential move toward testing and certification of open source software puts Oracle up against Kim Polese's SpikeSource.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Nokia Jams With New 4GB Phone
Gadgeteers and music lovers will see lots of sweet features in the latest offering from the cellphone maker.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
UCLA Scientists Produce Nuclear Fusion
While this isn't ending dependence on fossil fuels, the breakthrough could help the oil drilling and homeland security industries.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Novell Plus Tally Equals Asset Management
Novell announced the addition of Tally Systems to expand its ZENworks system Asset Management package and those they would ship the package during the first week of May.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Polese Sees Globalization 3.0
Silicon Valley legend and SpikeSource founder expounds positively on open source technologies.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
PSP Finally Gets Euro Launch Date Of September 1
Multiple delays in the European launch of the PlayStation Portable finally end with Sony announcement.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
ESA’s First 6-Month Tour on the ISS
A German will become the first representative of the European Space Agency to complete a 6-month mission aboard the International Space Station(ISS).
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Small Businesses Getting Help
Representative calls for venture capital; domain registrar Register.com announces alliance with SCORE.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Page Six May Go Blog
Richard Johnson, editor of the Page Six in the New York Post, was asked by IWantMedia if/when the gossip column might become a blog.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
How the Most Highly Visited Blogs Earn Money
Yesterday I spent the afternoon wading through some of the most highly visited blogs going around at ...
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
The Real Target Of Adobe – Macromedia Merger
It's not who you may think. Consider the combined technologies of the two companies, and you may conclude Microsoft is marked for death.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Microsoft Wants H-1B Cap Lifted
Chief Software Architect Bill Gates lobbies for administration to eliminate 65,000 worker limit.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Firefox Battle Giant Internet Explorer
Mozilla's browser, Firefox made gains against the Microsoft's Internet Explorer(IE) to a total global share of 8.69%. IE still owns the street with over 86% but Firefox has made substantial in recent months. The percentage increase of .24% does indicate a decline in growth experts say.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
American Idol Shocker: Constantine Maroulis Dumped!
In a hard to believe vote tonight on Fox Television's American Idol ... it wasn't bad boy Scott and it wasn't the young kid Anthony ... it was Constantine who had the least votes and is now off the show.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Microsoft Gets Community Sites Mad At Them
Earlier today I found out Microsoft was asking community sites to pull down screen shots of Longhorn. Aaarrrrgggghhhh.
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Date: 2005-04-27
 
Firefox Developer Accuses TechWeb Journalist of Lying
Firefox developer Asa Dotzler is using the Spread Firefox blog to accuse TechWeb of lying about the Firefox 1.0 downloads.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
Rise of the Enterprise Blog
Ed Cone has a great piece in CIO Insight that covers enterprise social software and corporate blogging.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
Software Eases Sarbanes Pains
Specialized packages help businesses maintain accurate financial data and stay in compliance.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
SAP and Microsoft Developing New Enterprise Software
SAP and Microsoft are jointly developing and planning to offer a new product, code-named "Mendocino".
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
RealNetworks Challenges Napster On Digital Music
Seattle-based company to offer music for rent that can be carried on portable digital players.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
Hubble Celebrates 15 Years With Dramatic Images
Two new images from NASA's space telescope illustrate the continued usefulness of the mission.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
PR, Advertising Proves Information Technology's Historical Shortcomings
One of the advantages of beeing at a conference is the sudden meeting, a short discussion with someone, and - voila - you got yourself a new perspective.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
Computer Hacking An Inside Job
The greatest threat to your company's system isn't a script kiddie on vacation, but a malicious internal employee.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
Longhorn Will Drive Computer Sales
At WinHEC in Seattle, Microsoft claims its new operating system will spur billions in sales.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
Sony PSP Gets European Launch Date
September 1 should be a joyful day for gamers in the UK and all of Europe, as Sony's latest hardware toy debuts.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
Trend Micro Fixes Glitch
Computer security company, Trend Micro announced a glitch in their new Official Pattern Release (OPR) 2.594.00 available as a download over the weekend of April 22nd.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
Chatting With Konstantin Guericke CoFounder of LinkedIn
While at the Kelsey Group conference I got to chat it up a bit with Konstantin Guericke, the VP of Marketing and CoFounder of LinkedIn. We had a good conversation, but like all conversations at a conference, it went by way too fast.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
More of Google’s Adsense Changes
Google are now communicating to Adsense publishers about the new changes to their contextual ad system that I've been writing about for the past 24 hours.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
Bored By Microsoft
Scott Koon is bored by all the stuff he saw come out of Microsoft's WinHEC gathering yesterday.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
Blog Promotion: Message Boards and Forums
Almost everyone is searching for ways to promote and market their blogs. I'm sure you are no exception.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
The Hobson and Holtz Report - Podcast #27
Content summary: Listeners' comments (on character blogs, recording with an ipod, our mention in the New Scientists article on Skype, FeedDemon, our review of Yahoo 360 and employer monitoring of employee e-mail and online activity); Les Blogs update; Business Week's cover story, "Blogs Will Change Your Business," communication strategic planning, executive voice in a CEO blog...
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
Laptops To Cost $100
Advanced Micro Design's focus on x86 architecture could mean cellphone-like commoditization of laptops, according to AMD's president.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
Cassini Space Probe Sees Earth’s Past in Titan
The Cassini probe, which circles Saturn's moon, Titan, continues to find information which many scientists believe could be quite similar to Earth in it's primordial past.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
The Craft of Blogging
I used to believe that brand-centric companies were not adopting public blogging. Corporate brands are paying attention to blogging as they draw greater attention and criticism.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
Sharp Profits On LCD Screens And Cellphones
The Japanese-technology concern Sharp Electronics reported a record net profit for the year to date.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
PR Face2Face: Al Golin, Chairman, GolinHarris
PR Face2Face is a special series of interviews with the top public relations and publicity professionals in the country, as well as with people involved in the public relations world. The eigth installment is Al Golin, Chairman of GolinHarris.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
Google Has A Suggestion For You
There's another Google search page that looks just like Google.com, but it can offer you search term suggestions based on what you are keying into the search box.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
Yahoo Mobilizes Nokia Phones
Symbian OS powered devices offered by cellphone maker Nokia to ship with Yahoo services preinstalled.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
NASA Going Nuclear With Project Prometheus
NASA's famed Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Northrop Grumman to jointly develop a design for the Prometheus spacecraft.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
L-3 Criminal Probe Expanded
Investigation into the distribution of defective military radio parts grows in scope.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
Credit Card Security Requirement Looms
Smaller businesses are subject to same requirements as larger retailers, and the same June 30 deadline.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
Huffington Shoots into the Blogosphere!
Political columnist and commentator Arianna Huffington plans to launch a new blog in May that includes hundreds of leaders and celebrities commenting regularly on the world today. The AP story said the former California gubernatorial candidate would include current news as well as the blog editorials from various people.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
RealNetworks Targets Apple With New Promotion
The company's new digital music subscription service will give away 25 songs per month.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
Xbox To Contain New NEC Chip
The Japanese chip manufacturer gets a coveted slot inside Microsoft's next generation game console.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
Multiply Gives Social Search A Shot
Social networks like Friendster and Orkut are often viewed with excitement when they are first launched. However, with the proliferation of social network-based services (Yahoo and MSN have each started one), the luster seems to wear off shortly after the public becomes aware of them.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
Advanced Syringe Comes To Market
New Mexico-based Avanca Medical Devices receives $12,000 order for its one-handed syringe.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
Microsoft Offers Internet Explorer 7 Improvements
Initial beta testers of IE7's summer release will find two technologies have received an upgrade in support.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
IBM Execs Say No To Raises
Earnings that were much less than expected by Wall Street prompt action by the company's top executives.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
Microsoft Longhorn And Security
Microsoft's secure startup is fine for controlling physical access to a single machine, but other problems still exist.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
Cellphones Keep Small Business In Touch
National Federation of Independent Business claims a majority of owners use cellphones for business purposes.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
The Era of Transparent Media Interviews
Up until now, the media interview has been a fairly closed process. Interviewer and interviewee connect via phone, face-to-face or email. There's no way we can get in on the conversation.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
Handheld Ultrasound Machines Entering Doctor’s Offices
Shades of Star Trek and Dr. McCoy's tricorder, but the devices still measure in at laptop-like dimensions.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
High Speed Travel
I'm on the Thalys high-speed train back to Amsterdam following an extremely worthwhile three days in Paris. I was at Les Blogs, about which I blogged a bit yesterday and about which I'll start writing a more complete personal view while I'm on the train which I'll post tomorrow.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
Microsoft And SAP To Link Software
Massive development effort by both companies will connect their respective business platforms.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
SurfControl Tightens Noose On Spyware
New offerings from the filtering company also provide enhanced controls on applications like instant messaging.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
New All-in-Ones for Lexmark
Lexmark threw out two new inkjet all-in-one printers into the ballgame today. The #2 printer company announced the new P4350 and the X3350 as well as a new line of photo papers.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
Former AOL Exec To Be New Yahoo Content Man
Yahoo has hired former America Online vice president Shawn Hardin to be vice president of content operations.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
Microsoft Says There's Too Much Info
Users have the capability to cheaply retain a lot of data, but don't have a way to easily sift through it.
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Date: 2005-04-26
 
Google AdSense Gets An Upgrade
The successful advertising program developed by the search engine company now allows more ad customization for premium advertisers.
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Date: 2005-04-25
 
Microsoft Windows To Be Clearer
Next version of the operating system's graphical user interface in Longhorn promises users a better visual experience.
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Date: 2005-04-25
 
BlackBerry Popularity Leads To Fierce Competition
Success breeds challengers, as developments from Microsoft, Nokia, and Samsung begin to erode RIM's dominance.
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Date: 2005-04-25
 
Gates Goes 64-BIT At WinHEC
Bill Gates promises a lot of cool stuff at this year's Windows Hardware Engineering Conference in Seattle. He shows what Microsoft will be doing and where they are going in the coming years.
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Date: 2005-04-25
 
DoubleClick Sells For $1.1 Billion
Well-known Internet advertising firm will be purchased by a San Francisco buyout concern.
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Date: 2005-04-25
 
Les Blogs And Social Software
Sitting in the French Senate for Les Blogs. Given the fact that there are 300 bloggers here, I probably will not do my conference blogging schtick. The past couple of days have been a wonderful getaway and chance to see friends. Loic has been a wonderful host.
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Date: 2005-04-25
 
MP3 Files Marked For Death
Nopir worm makes its way through peer-to-peer networks, wrecking media files and leaving an anti-piracy message in its wake.
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Date: 2005-04-25
 
Stairway to Voyeur Heaven
I'm on about 10K dialup up right now, having had no broadband for the last 24 hours. I had planned to write up a great Google article for today, but my internet situation, plus spending Saturday relearning my CSS "skills" so I could make a few changes to the site, and continually refreshing the page as I watched my son's new CD...
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Date: 2005-04-25
 
Spreadsheet Errors Add Up To Billions
Lack of formal change management and poor use of security features could be costing businesses up to $10 billion USD per year.
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Date: 2005-04-25
 
IBM and Israeli Ministry Announce Pact
Armonk-based technology concern and chief scientist of Israeli Ministry Industry, Trade and Labor to collaborate on adoption of open standards solutions in Israel.
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Date: 2005-04-25
 
Forgent and Microsoft Swap Lawsuits
Long-running JPEG format conflict heats up in the courts, as each firm files new claims against the other.
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Date: 2005-04-25
 
Fifteen Years Of Hubble
The space-based telescope has collected some of the most outstanding images of our galaxy.
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Date: 2005-04-25
 
IBM Testing Health Data Sharing
Aimed at reducing costs and enabling more effective health care, IBM launches Interoperable Health Information Infrastructure test project.
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Date: 2005-04-25
 
Video Game Profits Hit $2.2 Billion
First quarter of 2005 sees massive financial gains by makers of video games, hardware, and accessory components.
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Date: 2005-04-25
 
Wireless Content To Get Ratings System
Explosion of available content for cellular phones coupled with the youth of many users prompts wireless industry to act.
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Date: 2005-04-25
 
Blogs' Impact on Analyst Relations
The Yahoo! account team over at public relations firm Fleishman Hillard brings us a great example of the impact blogs can have on analyst relations. And since I am no longer at an agency, I have no problems submitting it up for your review.
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Date: 2005-04-25
 
1Gbps Broadband In Hong Kong Available
Astonishing broadband rate in Hong Kong makes us very jealous in the United States. Why can't we get this here?
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Date: 2005-04-25
 
Hubba Hubba Hubble: It’s Your Birthday
The Hubble Space Telescope celebrates its 15th year of service to the world this week as exhibits all over the country are unveiled to celebrate this device's contributions to man's understanding of the universe.
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Date: 2005-04-25
 
Google Adopts CPM for Content
In the coming weeks, Google will be rolling out a significant change to the content targeting side of its AdWords program. These changes do not affect "search" ads on Google and other search network partners.
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Date: 2005-04-25
 
Les Blogs Afternoon
This afternoon at Les Blogs has had many of the characteristics you see in almost any kind of conference. You know, it's after lunch, after the time you've spent meeting new people, seeing people you already know, chatting, etc.
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Date: 2005-04-25
 
Autonomy Chats Up eTalk
Supplier to Navy for information handling software acquiring contact center product maker eTalk.
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Date: 2005-04-25
 
Microsoft & Chamber of Commerce Help Small Businesses
Microsoft and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce have put together a new guide for small business to show them how to handle phishing and Spyware and viruses and the myriad other problems in dealing with security on the internet.
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Date: 2005-04-25
 
Microsoft Hardwires Computer Security
Security initiative first announced in 2002 returns now with Longhorn as a secure startup feature.
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Date: 2005-04-25
 
Schoolkids Are Main Web Site Attackers
The kids are not alright. When school is out, attacks increase, says the founder of an Internet watchdog site.
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Date: 2005-04-25
 
Google Rolling Out Significant Changes To Adwords
In the coming weeks, Google will be rolling out a significant change to the content targeting side of its AdWords program.
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Date: 2005-04-25
 
ARPAnet Founder Secures P2P
Steve Crocker, who worked on ARPAnet protocols in the days that would lead to the Internet, now heads a private DC-based research company.
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Date: 2005-04-25
 
Samsung Shows OneNAND at WinHEC
Samsung shows off its new OneNAND flash hard drive for use with Microsoft's new Longhorn operating system this week at the WinHEC event in Seattle.
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Date: 2005-04-25
 
Symantec and Veritas Still Merging
Veritas execs including CEO Gary Bloom speak at VERITAS VISION 2005 in San Francisco.
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Date: 2005-04-25
 
Bush Mixes Politics And Telecom Standards
Bad news for Kerry supporters in the telecom field: they won't be allowed to come play at The Inter-American Telecommunication Commission.
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Date: 2005-04-25
 
Most Abandoned Blogs Probably Freebies
Among the 10 million blogs tracked by BlogPulse, Intelliseek reports that 31% are active within the last 30 days ...
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Date: 2005-04-25
 
Target Is Looking For a PR Blogger!
While I straddle the fence on blogging - is it the end-all be-all, is it just a communications tool to be used (and sometimes abused), has it ...
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Date: 2005-04-24
 
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Memo Posted, Scobles Reply
I got permission from PR to post Steve's email. Steve, I personally am not happy with what it appears went down in this case ...
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Date: 2005-04-24
 
Steve Ballmer's Anti-Discrimination Email To Microsoft Employees
This email was sent to all Microsoft employees on Friday, April 22, 2005, and approved to be posted publicly by PR.
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Date: 2005-04-24
 
Microsoft's Vic Gundotra Responds To Scoble Post
My boss's boss responds to my earlier post about Ballmer's response. Vic Gundotra, my boss's boss ...
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Date: 2005-04-24
 
Alan At Sun Notices That Blogs Have Changed His Opinion of Microsoft
Alan Coopersmith, who works at Sun Microsystems, blogs about how Microsoft's blogs are changing his opinion of his competitor ...
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Date: 2005-04-24
 
Les Blogs In Paris: Conference About Social Networks, Blogging, Nanopublishing
Just about to unplug the PC from the net so I can get going. Off to Paris on the Thalys where I'll be participating ...
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Date: 2005-04-24
 
Tech Journalist Rafe Opens Up His Columns
Tech journalist Rafe Needleman (he writes for Release 1.0 and CNET) is using his blog to open up the research he is conducting for future columns.
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Date: 2005-04-24
 
Gmail Enables Clips - for Some
As reported earlier, Google is starting to roll out RSS feed reading in Gmail for some users.
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Date: 2005-04-23
 
Sun Microsystems COO Jonathan Schwartz on The Red Couch
Shel Israel has a great profile piece on Sun COO Joanathan Schwartz and his approach to corporate blogging.
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Date: 2005-04-23
 
Steve Ballmer Writes To Microsoft's Employees Over Anti-Discrimination Bill
Steve Ballmer wrote us all a note this afternoon about the anti-discrimination bill. I wish he'd post this publicly.
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Date: 2005-04-23
 
Non-Profits Can Profit From Blogs
Blogs are a powerful addition to any non-profit organization's marketing and public relations effort.
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Date: 2005-04-23
 
Why Every Company Should Blog
I've just been reading the drafts of the four interviews that Shel Israel posted in the past few days ...
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Date: 2005-04-23
 
Major League Baseball Empowers Fans to Blog
Here's an update to my article from yesterday. Major League Baseball is now empowering consumers to launch ...
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Date: 2005-04-23
 
Microsoft To Unleash 64-bit Windows
At the WinHEC conference in Seattle on Monday Microsoft will be launching its 64-bit versions of its Windows operating systems.
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Date: 2005-04-23
 
Oracle To Let Loose "Fusion Middleware" Brand
Oracle is placing its "Oracle Fusion Middleware" brand on 32 middleware and development products.
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Date: 2005-04-23
 
Steve Jobs Claims Microsoft Is "Shamelessly Copying"
News.com: Steve Jobs says Microsoft is copying Apple. I'm interviewing Jim Allchin on Wednesday morning.
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Date: 2005-04-23
 
Google - The $60 Billion Search Engine
Google now has a market cap of $59,854,700,000 following Thursday's quarterly earnings announcement.
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Date: 2005-04-23
 
Google’s Record Earnings and the Blogger
With the recent reports of Google's massive surge in profits ($369million) for the first quarter of 2005 I can't help but wonder how much of it is due to bloggers like us.
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Date: 2005-04-23
 
Relationship Marketing: Business Blogs Are The Key
Relationship marketing. You've often heard the term used, but were never really certain what it meant.
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Date: 2005-04-23
 
Google Search History A Privacy Issue?
Privacy wonks can relax; My Search History is a service that is accessed only by logging in to your Google account and activating it.
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Date: 2005-04-22
 
RealNetworks Patches Critical Flaw
Versions of RealPlayer earlier than 10.5 (6.0.12.1069) are affected by an exploit and should be patched.
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Date: 2005-04-22
 
Vodafone To Deliver Push E-Mail
The world's largest provider of cellphone service takes aim at the push e-mail space, where Research In Motion dominates.
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Date: 2005-04-22
 
Apple - Clean Up Your Act
Beloved Cupertino company besieged by protestors, who urge the Mac maker to get the lead out.
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Date: 2005-04-22
 
High On DVD Hybrid
Electronics manufacturers Toshiba and Sony continue to negotiate for a new hybrid DVD format as more companies weigh in on the matter.
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Date: 2005-04-22
 
Telling The Business World About Blogs
Now it's getting completely mainstream. Business Week's cover story in the 2 May edition is all about blogs. You can't miss this one - just look at that cover!
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Date: 2005-04-22
 
Blogs Fit The French Culture
When a Swede, or Scandinavian in general, feel unfairly treated by authorities, companies, life -- many of us say: "This they wouldn't have accepted in France.
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Date: 2005-04-22
 
Google is Updating Page Rank - Future Page Rank Tool
The word on the street from those who watch such things is that Google is currently doing a Page Rank update.
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Date: 2005-04-22
 
Oracle Concocting Project Fusion
Project Fusion to unite Oracle's E-Business Suite with PeopleSoft and JD Edwards applications.
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Date: 2005-04-22
 
Catholic Insider Podcasting Rig
A special invited guest at yesterday's Blognomics conference in Amsterdam was Father Rodrick Vonhogen of the Catholic Insider podcast, the one that's been top of the downloads hit parade on Podcast Alley for some weeks.
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Date: 2005-04-22
 
PR Gets Some Good Press
In a turnaround from its recent stories on public relations, the New York Times takes a look at how Wendy's has been handling its crisis.
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Date: 2005-04-22
 
Samsung Chairman Mysteriously Leaves Affiliate Board
Mr. Lee Kun-hee, holding company chairman of affiliate that controls Samsung, has resigned.
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Date: 2005-04-22
 
EarthLink High-Speed Profits Offset Dial-Up Drop
First quarter figures show the Internet provider has returned to profitability despite dial-up losses.
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Date: 2005-04-22
 
BlackBerry Devours Third-Party Content
It's not just about e-mail anymore. Mobile download provider Handango says software sales for BlackBerry devices are sizzling.
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Date: 2005-04-22
 
E-Voting Gets A Test Down Under
Australian state Victoria may use electronic voting devices as soon as next year, in a controlled test.
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Date: 2005-04-22
 
Employee Internet Abuse Hyperbole
Here we go again. Will nobody stop these idiots? An article in the Maryland Business Gazette succumbs without challenge to the same stastical nonsense ...
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Date: 2005-04-22
 
View Google Maps on TiVo!
Google Maps is one of the coolest of Google applications , and anyone using TiVo knows that it is one of the most essential products for your home entertainment.
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Date: 2005-04-22
 
PR Gets Some Good Press
In a turnaround from its recent stories on public relations, the New York Times takes a look at how Wendy's has been handling its crisis.
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Date: 2005-04-22
 
Bloggers Spot the Google Browser
Google has consistently denied it is working on a web browser, even as Firefox's developers openly discuss how they are jumping to go work for the search giant.
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Date: 2005-04-22
 
Podcasting Thrives Despite iPod Protests
Although Apple chairman Steve Jobs and an environmental group have exchanged angry words in the media about iPod batteries, podcasting continues to boom.
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Date: 2005-04-22
 
3-D Goes Glassless
In the wake of the successful 3-D on Imax release of The Polar Express, development of more realistic 3-D imaging techniques continues.
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Date: 2005-04-22
 
Canada Wants Cellphone Portability
The United States has had wireless local number portability for some time now. Canada wants it too.
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Date: 2005-04-22
 
Pay Up, Intel
1965 issue of Electronics magazine containing Dr. Gordon Moore's article where "Moore's Law" is first mentioned is found in the home of a Surrey engineer.
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Date: 2005-04-22
 
Major League Blogging
Om Malik reports that Six Apart might have snagged a deal with Major League Baseball to launch weblogs.
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Date: 2005-04-22
 
It's A Dead Man's Party
Two of them, actually, and though neither piano player will be returning for the performance, their music lives on in high-resolution MIDI.
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Date: 2005-04-22
 
Microsoft Discloses New Windows 2000 Bug
Private security firms GreyMagic and Secunia develop proof of concept code, and Microsoft acknowledges the bug does exist.
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Date: 2005-04-22
 
Microsoft Dishes On The Next Xbox
Microsoft corporate vice president J. Allard discusses the next-generation console, the Xbox 360. Fanboys sob in droves.
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Date: 2005-04-22
 
Does Professional Blogging = Non Interactive Blogging?
I'm always fascinated by the approach that different bloggers take when it comes to interacting with their readers and other blogs.
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Date: 2005-04-22
 
IBM Vet To Run China's Biggest PC Maker
Steve Ward, a 26 year veteran of IBM, becomes CEO of massive Chinese PC manufacturer Lenovo.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
Apollo 13 Engineers Get Recognition
Whether you were around for the original Apollo 13 mission, or have only seen the thrilling Tom Hanks movie of the same name, you remember the engineers' role in saving the astronauts.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
The Coming Age of Stand-Alone Journalism
Jay Rosen at NYU and Chris Nolan (a former Merc columnist) have written a great post about the coming age of "stand alone journalism."...
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
Sony Announces Hot New HD Camcorder
Sony announced today a sharp new camcorder in its Qualia line of cameras that can record and playback high definition video. This toy is loaded with features and promises real excitement in the video recording field.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
Do People Hate Oracle?
In an analysis in The Register, Philip Howard of Bloor Research discusses the database market and how vendors like ...
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
Pope Benedict XVI - You've Got Mail
Please don't spam the Pope. New Catholic leader has a new e-mail address, following the example set by his predecessor John Paul II.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
Lawyers Take Control Of Macromedia Blogs
The news that Adobe is to aquire Macromedia is affecting, profoundly, Macromedia bloggers.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
New Enhanced Version of Google Advertising Professionals Program
The early version of the Google Advertising Professionals program was a start towards recognizing third party consultants, but it was pretty limited.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
Cluelesstrain: PR Blogging Practices
The Cluelesstrain has had a long run in the past five years. First, the train had to pull into the Online Practice in 1999.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
Ballmer Announces Microsoft Support For Linux
If this were April Fool's day, I would have been tempted to discount this story immediately.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
Volkswagen Monitors Auto Industry Trends With Blog Tool
Techdirt has published a case study on how they have worked with the Electronic Research Lab ...
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
Sony and Toshiba Begin Peace Talks on New DVD Format
Sony and Toshiba both express interest in coming up with a new universal standard for the next generation of DVDs. The two companies continue to develop high definition DVD systems but hope to work out this new standard which would be better for all involved.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
New Firefox Adsense Notifier
If you are a Firefox user and run Adsense ads on your site you'll probably want to try out the new ...
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
Google Earnings Predictions Anyone?
A quick look at Yahoo Finance indicates that to this point, Google has exceeded analyst earnings estimates by an average of 22%.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
China Invades United States
Thousands of zombie PCs in China have affected users across the globe in many ways.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
Novell Sends SUSE Home
Version 9.3 of the SUSE Linux distribution is aimed squarely at home users. And it's loaded with goodies ...
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
Bill Gates Wants Your Blog
Microsoft's new blogging service, MSN Spaces, emerges from beta to face its competition.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
Microsoft Abandons Gays? Not Me.
I've gotten quite a bit of email letting me know about this blog: Microsoft abandons gays.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
Tetris Has A New Parent
The famed puzzle game Tetris becomes an asset of Jamdat Mobile Inc. in a cash and stock deal.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
Google's Battle With Froogles
Premier search engine challenges shopping site in ongoing trademark dispute with entrepreneur.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
Moore's Law Being Revoked
Intel co-founder's statement made 40 years ago theorized about advancements in computer chips.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
NASA’s Spitzer Spots Space Dust
NASA's space telescope has spotted what may be dust from asteroids banging together much like in the old video game around a star quite similar to our own sun.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
Bloomberg Saying Google May Announce Fourfold Increase In Profits
Bloomberg is reporting that an average of 25 analysts points to Google posting profits of $246 million, or 92 cents a share, in tonight's quarterly earnings report.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
Can Scoble Still Blog Freely At Microsoft?
James Governor: what happens to Scoble now? Here's a hint: Lenn wasn't my only protector.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
Google’s New ‘My Search History’
Google has just added the biggest risk to your searching privacy to date-the new My Search History feature. It's a cool thing ...
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
A9 Yellow Pages Expands To Five More Cities
Gary Price at Search Engine Watch announces that A9's visual Yellow Pages, which let you walk down the street and persue storefronts, are now available in Washington DC, Phoenix, Miami, Houston and Fargo.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
PlayboyStation Portable Plays With PlayStation Portable
Remember the good old days when you had to raid your old man's closet or under the bed to find the treasured copy of Playboy? The world's changed a lot since then.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
Google Search History Foreshadows Google Tags
Google today launched a new opt-in feature called My Search History that aggregates all of your personal web searches into a searchable date-stamped blog-like archive.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
Rupert Murdoch Is Following You Home
Fox to offer ads that can be digitally tailored to a particular target market or demographic at the time they are seen.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
HIPAA Compliance Comes Due
Physicians, hospitals, insurers, and others in contact with personal health-care data must be in compliance with new security requirements. Today.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
Good Grief! Charlie Brown’s in a Video Game
Namco Hometek Inc. announced yesterday they've acquired the rights for the Peanuts characters created by the late Charles Schulz.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
Traffic Signals Get Mixed Reviews
A survey by the Washington-based Institute of Transportation Engineers blames bureaucracy for long waits at red lights.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
NASA Slows Discovery’s Launch
NASA announced they would run a week late on getting the space shuttle back off the ground. The new date has been moved up a week to May 22nd in order to run further tests and check things out more thoroughly instead of flying out on the original date of May 15th.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
R2 Where Are You?
Microsoft releases second beta version of Windows Server 2003 R2 update to public today.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
IBM Plugs AMD’s Dual Core Processors in Intellistation
IBM announced today it will plug dual core processors into their eServer and Intellistation product lines. The new Intellistation A Pro 6217 will be loaded.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
Entrepreneurship Alive and Well in the US
The entrepreneurial spirit alive and well in the U.S., according to findings from a new nationwide study, revealing that 47% of U.S. adults have taken initial steps toward starting their own business or supplementing their income.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
Google's Profits Skyrocket
Google continues to demonstrate exactly why their share price should be over $200-a-share and why they are still the king of search.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
Antarctic Glaciers in Full Scale Retreat
It would seem that glaciers are frightened because the British Antarctic Survey said the glaciers in full retreat in a recently complete study.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
BusinessWeek Gives Blogs the Cover Treatment
Whew, relief. I have been dying to talk about this for months. BusinessWeek this week has a cover story on blogs.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
Blog Networks and How they Split the Cash
Fascinating article over at oir.org on how editorial lines are blurring as bloggers' salaries are tied to traffic.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
Google Beats Absurdly High Expectations
The stock market and analysts say Google will do great, and it does even better. How do they pull it off? ...
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
BusinessWeek Just Gets It... Cover Story On Blogging
BusinessWeek dives deep into the blogosphere with its May 2nd cover story on blogging ...
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
Google PageRank FAQs
Google PageRank (one word) is Google's measure of the relative importance of a web page on the internet. The numbers rank from 0 to 10.
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Date: 2005-04-21
 
Google Penalties: Getting Them Removed
Jane stared at the computer screen with a mixture of disbelief and horror. Her website had disappeared from the Google listings, and her Google toolbar showed a grey line.
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
Ten Ways To Better Manage Sales Leads
Most marketers believe that generating more sales leads is the key to hitting their revenue targets.
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
Microsoft and RIM Extend Messaging to BlackBerry
Microsoft along with Research In Motion (RIM) is working to extend enterprise instant messaging to BlackBerry subscribers.
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
Shel and Neville: Leading a Broadcasting Revolution
New Scientist: "Twice a week, Shel Holtz and Neville Hobson co-host an internet radio talk show. No big deal. What is a big deal is that Holtz lives in California while Hobson lives in the Netherlands.
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
Rojo Enters Public Beta
Bloglines and My Yahoo now have new competition from Rojo, a new online RSS reader that just launched a public beta.
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
GM Blog Stays On Track
Yesterday, General Motors announced its financial results for the first quarter this year, reporting a net loss of $839 million compared to a net profit of $1.2 billion for the same period last year.
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
America Online Launches Major Anti-Phishing Campaign
America Online today announced a major new initiative to combat "phishing" -- the practice of using fraudulent e-mail and fake web sites to solicit sensitive personal information from users.
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
Microsoft Granted 911 Patent
"Hi, it looks like you are bleeding profusely. Can I help." The possibility of your office suite's software assistant coming to your rescue may be a reality soon.
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
Cavalcade of Canucks at My Blahg
The showcase of Canadian blogs known as the Cavalcade of Canucks is up and ready for reading.
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
Symantec Beta Will Blast Spyware
Symantec announced this week of the Norton Internet Security 2005 AntiSpyware Edition. This new product is the next logical step in Symantec's overall computer security service. The beta version is currently available as a free download from Symantec's website https://www-secure.symantec.com/public_beta/.
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
P2P Provides Point of Entry for Spammers
You're jamming to the song you just downloaded. You're looking over some files you needed to complete so work. You put up some video of relatives for you mom to get. If you're using peer-to-peer technology, chances are you're getting jammed yourself.
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
Samsung Pushes Flash Memory to 4Gbit with NAND.
Multimedia phones will get a huge memory increase after Samsung begins producing a new flash memory component in July 2005.
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
Yahoo CFO: The Sky Wasn't Falling
Yahoo's Susan Decker talks to TheStreet.com about the robustness of the search advertising market.
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
Toshiba Brings Back Libretto
After an eight year absence, Toshiba reintroduces their little Libretto computer. The marketplace will soon demonstrate its interest.
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
Americans Shanghaied For Movie Piracy
Cooperation by Chinese and American firms leads to substantial penalties for American suspects in Shanghai.
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
AOL Takes Action Against Phishing
America Online announced a major new initiative to combat "phishing" -- the practice of using fraudulent e-mail and fake web sites to solicit sensitive personal information from users.
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
Playboy Plays With PSP
Playboy plunged further into the wireless world today with the announcement of PlayboyStation Portable hot on the heels of their successful IBod line for IPods.
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
HP Awards Teaching Grants
Start of new CEO/President Mark Hurd's stint with Hewlett Packard sees 205 schools nationwide receive grants.
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
Female Workers Benefit From Supportive Managers
Women advance up the corporate ladder when managers fulfill a supportive role. In a study commissioned by Texas-based computer maker Dell and market research firm Harris Interactive ...
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
Microsoft Seeks Input on Longhorn development
In a post on the Longhorn developer blog, Microsoft asks for customer input on some networking features Microsoft is considering ...
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
Firefox Blush At Browser Protection Ad
CNET News: "The Mozilla Foundation passed on using a condom-themed poster to tout its Firefox browser, but volunteers want to revive the ad to emphasize the software's security features."
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
Amazon A9 Search Engine: CEO Q&A
Yesterday there was a lively keynote by Udi Manber, the ceo of Amazon's A9 search engine.
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
Can Google Reach $250?
John Battelle reports that Safa Rashtchy, a seniot research analysts, just initiated coverage on Google with an Outperform rating and a target price of $250.
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
Dual Core POWER
The U.S. chip manufacturer released prices for the new AMD Opteron Dual Core processors. The entry-level Opteron 865 will run for $1,514 and is about the same price for their top single core processor.
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
Prerelease Star Wars III - Go To Jail
Congress passes bill S.167, the Family Entertainment and Copyright Act, targeted at those who record movies in a "motion picture exhibition facility."
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
Sober Returns In German and English
English and German variants of the Sober virus are once again tracking across the Internet.
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
Kick-starting a Broadcasting Revolution
New Scientist: Twice a week, Shel Holtz and Neville Hobson co-host an internet radio talk show. No big deal. What is a big deal is that Holtz lives in California while Hobson lives in the Netherlands. And neither has access to a radio studio. Yet with a couple of PCs, a broadband connection and a fashionable piece of free software, they can bridge the Atlantic and broadcast to the world.
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
WS-Security Standard Is Ready to Roll.
Fourteen organizations joined together for the first time to demonstrate interoperability of the WS-Security OASIS Standard at the Gartner Application Integration and Web Services Summit in Los Angeles today.
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
IBM and Fox Getting Flagged For Home Networks
The Federal Communications Commission has mandated the inclusion of a "broadcast flag" in programming to prevent content from being distributed over the Internet.
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
Google Goes Up As Options Expense Goes Down
Accounting move prior to its public offering means Google's profit should be larger this year.
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
Yahoo! 360 Team Start Blog
The Yahoo! 360 team has a blog, hosted on Yahoo! 360 of course. Good move. I forsee more Y! team blogs.
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
Google Goes Portal With "My Search History"
Google Labs unveils the latest Google service: My Search History. The short story is that Search History saves every search you make ...
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
Search Engine Ingredient Labels?
Halley recently wrote about the lack of search engine transparency in Search Products On The Supermarket Shelf and said ...
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Date: 2005-04-20
 
Tivo Close To A Deal With Google and Yahoo
The word is that Tivo is working to close a deal with Google, Yahoo or both, that would allow Tivo customers to search for video on the web and download it to their televisions.
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Date: 2005-04-19
 
Adsense Smart Pricing Explained
A few days ago I attempted to explain Adsense Ad Click Value Variations (or why sometimes clicks are worth a lot and other times they are not).
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Date: 2005-04-19
 
Cluelesstrain: Bloggers Attack New York Times
Welcome to the Cluelesstrain, a weekly post on things that will just make you scratch your head. While it will be a Thursday feature, here's a sneak-peak into what the Cluelesstrain will bring ...
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Date: 2005-04-19
 
Blog SEO Power Continues To Grow
Business world. That two word phrase, when entered into the Google search interface box, gives back 461 million returns.
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Date: 2005-04-19
 
AMD Dual-Core Opteron Prices Revealed
As Intel and AMD prepare to clash over the dual-core processor throne, information concerning each party's dual-core entry continues to eek out.
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Date: 2005-04-19
 
Are Character Blogs Worthwhile?
Are character blogs - a topic that's producing lots of discussion at the moment - worthwhile or not...
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Date: 2005-04-19
 
Is Tagvertising Toast?
Kevin Ryan says tagvertising is bunk... "But to my mind tagvertising has about as much chance of providing value to the searching public or advertisers as I do of becoming the next Pope".
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Date: 2005-04-19
 
Yahoo To Release Earnings Tonight
Later today, Yahoo will release its quarterly earnings report, and we will once again get an idea of how strong the legs are in the search industry.
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Date: 2005-04-19
 
Newspaper Editor Starts a Behind-the-Scenes Blog
The front page of the business section of my hometown paper, The Contra Costa Times, bore this headline this morning...
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Date: 2005-04-19
 
Microsoft's Boss To Blogger Robert Scoble Moves To Skype
Via Constantin Basturea, news that Robert Scoble's boss at Microsoft, Lenn Pryor, is leaving the company to join Skype.
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Date: 2005-04-19
 
Microsoft and RIM Collaborate On Enterprise Messaging
Microsoft and Research In Motion (RIM) announced a product collaboration and joint marketing agreement to extend enterprise instant messaging...
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Date: 2005-04-19
 
Microsoft Encarta Concerned About Wikipedia?
Microsoft's Encarta must be feeling the pressure from Wikipedia. As traffic to the open-source, wiki-driven encyclopedia increases ...
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Date: 2005-04-19
 
Snap Adds Suggest
John Battelle reports that Bill Gross' excellent Snap.com search engine now has a suggest feature, where as you type, it suggests possible searches.
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Date: 2005-04-19
 
Scoble Writes About Microsoft Boss' Departure To Skype
I'm saddened to see my boss, Lenn Pryor, leave Microsoft and go to Skype. He's one of the best bosses I've ever had the pleasure of working for.
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Date: 2005-04-19
 
MyPyramid.gov Blows Launch
"Houston, we have a problem." A big problem. I've been anxiously awaiting the relaunch of the Food Pyramid.
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Date: 2005-04-19
 
Microsoft Releases Newest Visual Studio and SQL Server
Microsoft announced availability of Visual Studio 2005 Beta 2, Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Beta 2 and the SQL Server 2005 April Community Technology Preview (CTP).
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Date: 2005-04-19
 
Lead Generation & Nurturing With a Human Touch
Marketers must stop viewing lead generation and lead nurturing as a series of campaigns.
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Date: 2005-04-19
 
Interchange Powers ivantage Local-Search and Directory Network
Interchange Corporation, a leading provider of local and national paid-search services in the United States and Europe, announced today that the company is providing its local-search and advertising platform to power a comprehensive network of over 2,000 city-based search and directory sites for online city guide provider, ivantage.
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Date: 2005-04-19
 
Yahoo Completes the Overture
Yahoo Inc. completed the process begun in 2003 with the purchase of Overture Services Inc. by bringing them into the brand and calling them Yahoo Search Marketing for the U.S. market. Yahoo will extend the renaming to everywhere except Japan and Korea and the Overture name will stand there.
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Date: 2005-04-19
 
Comparing Search Engine Results - My Experiment
A couple months back I was covering the launch of a new shopping search engine. As part of my event coverage I was allowed to be part of the beta group, prior to the launch only a handful of people [mostly employees and family members of employees] were able to take part in the Become beta test.
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Date: 2005-04-19
 
New! Use Google Text Messaging to get Directions
A couple weeks ago, I published Googling from your Mobile Phone-no Web Browser Needed!, which turned out to be one of the most popular articles yet. It showed how Google SMS (Short Message Service, otherwise known as text messaging) enables you to send Google queries as text messages over your mobile phone and in a return text message get precise answers to your questions.
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Date: 2005-04-19
 
IBM, BEA, Microsoft and TIBCO Go To OASIS
BEA Systems Inc., IBM Corp., Microsoft Corp. and TIBCO Software Inc. today announced they will submit the latest version of the Web Services ReliableMessaging (WS-RM) specification.
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Date: 2005-04-19
 
Quigley Moves Out From Under
Alcatel announced on Tuesday Mike Quigley will move into the President and COO slot of the company after the resignation of Philippe Germond.
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Date: 2005-04-19
 
Is the reign of Intel over?
Everyone knows the jingle, the happy little tones of Intel. We all giggled when we spied the little "Intel Inside" sticker on the outside of that first Pentium CPU-it was like a whisper through our cochlea that said, "this is gonna be so much better than that 486, hallelujah, praise be to God."
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Date: 2005-04-19
 
Donation Buttons on Blogs?
Jeremy Wright has a good post answering the question - Why I Don't Have a Donate Button? His answer ...
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Date: 2005-04-19
 
Brian Williams, Katie Couric to Blog?
NBC may launch blogs for its top news anchors and celebrity interviewers as it seeks to maintain the appeal of U.S. network news among active online users, President Jeff Zucker said today.
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Date: 2005-04-19
 
Yahoo Profits Soar
Reuters reports that Yahoo's quarterly results were much better than expected. "It looks like search revenue was particularly strong for Yahoo ...
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Date: 2005-04-19
 
Can Gmail Crack The Corporate Outlook Barrier?
Adam Lasnik wonders what it would take for Gmail to challenge Outlook in the corporate space.
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Date: 2005-04-19
 
Pope Domain Speculation
In a great example of thinking ahead - Rogers Cadenhead registered the domain name BenedictXVI.com a couple of weeks ago.
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Date: 2005-04-19
 
Blogs in the Communications Mix
Recently, I wrote that it was all about content, and that no matter how great the content is, unless it is being pushed out in a way for people to read, it's not going to matter.
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Date: 2005-04-19
 
Character Blogs are a Complete Waste of Time
I have been holding back on this for awhile, but it's now time for me to unload. I'm sorry, but I believe character blogs are a complete waste.
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Date: 2005-04-18
 
Citizen TV, Democratizing the Tube
While participatory media is still arguably in its early stages, it's hard to argue that enabling technologies like blogs and podcasts haven't already delivered a swift back handed slap to the print and broadcast radio gatekeepers.
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Date: 2005-04-18
 
The Search Advertising Story and the Quest for Balance
Lisa Baertlein of AP weighs in with another story about the growing interest in paid search ads. The piece seems balanced and accurate.
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Date: 2005-04-18
 
Avoiding Blog Burnout
Duncan has posted on the topic of How to avoid blog burnout in one easy lesson where he suggest taking a break is a good way to sustain your blogging over a longer period of time.
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Date: 2005-04-18
 
New York Times Doesn't Get the Real Danger of Corporate Blogging
I'm mentioned in a New York Times Article on the dangers of corporate blogging tomorrow.
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Date: 2005-04-18
 
Don't Believe the Skype?
Although I haven't yet tried Skype, I believe in it. There's something about "the world's big, free Internet telephony company" that sort of makes you sit up and take notice.
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Date: 2005-04-18
 
Apple Introduces Final Cut Studio
Yesterday, at an event in Las Vegas, Apple revealed Final Cut Studio, a software package that's being called "The Production Box Set". The package contains four specific pieces of software; each designed to function as a whole, giving amateur moviemakers everything they need to produce quality movies and DVDs.
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Date: 2005-04-18
 
Blueprint Ethics Code For The Profession
One thing I've frequently commented about in this blog is ethics in the communication profession. Or, rather, about the lack of an authoritative and cohesive voice that speaks on ethics on behalf of the profession.
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Date: 2005-04-18
 
It's not a blog but the BBC News editor's site is a good read
I wrote a critical commentary earlier last month about the BBC News website and how its editor, Peter Clifton, had started writing commentaries that "look back at the week in the newsroom - and tackle some of your questions."
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Date: 2005-04-18
 
Character Blog Discussion
A Taste Of What's To Come. Where Steve Rubel completely trashes the idea of character blogs, Rok Hrastnik embraces them...
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Date: 2005-04-18
 
Skype Soars with New Services
Skype International SA created excitement with the announcement two new services and two more coming based on voice over internet protocol technology or VOIP.
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Date: 2005-04-18
 
Will Blogs Replace Press Releases?
Scott Baradell cites an Economist article in which Bruce Lowry of Novell foresees blogs "completely replacing press releases within 10 years." The argument goes like this: The Net has promoted transparency.
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Date: 2005-04-18
 
Aggregators Abound
This morning, perusing my RSS feeds, I found an item I wanted to blog about. The source was an site out of India called Webnewswire. (The item prompted my post on whether blogs might someday replace press releases.)
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Date: 2005-04-18
 
The Blog VS. Journalism Debate Continues
San Jose State University journalism professor Richard Craig jumps into the blogs-vs.-journalism debate with a well-reasoned op-ed piece appearing in today's San Jose Mercury News. Craig wins points by noting the whole debate is specious, but goes on to explain why.
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Date: 2005-04-18
 
Character Blog Discussion -- A Taste Of What's To Come
Where Steve Rubel completely trashes the idea of character blogs, Rok Hrastnik embraces them...
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Date: 2005-04-18
 
Web-Mail Bridges Gap Between Thunderbird and Web Based Email
A coworker pointed out the Mozilla Web-Mail project: "The Web-Mail extension creates a platform which other extensions use to integrate web based email accounts into Mozilla Thunderbird.
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Date: 2005-04-18
 
A Look At Search Engine Click Fraud
I'm not sure how much steam is left in the click fraud story, but it continues to be the hottest topic in search.
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Date: 2005-04-18
 
Adobe Buys Macromedia, Two Platform Strategy
Adobe acquired Macromedia for $3.4 billion in stock. What's interesting about this deal is how the combined company has two web platforms, .pdf and Flash, and neither are web friendly.
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Date: 2005-04-18
 
New Skype Services
Skype has announced some new fee-based services, one of which has been long overdue.
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Date: 2005-04-18
 
Speedera and Macromedia Monetize Flash Video Content
Speedera Networks and Macromedia announced theavailability of a new, secure Macromedia Flash video streaming option to both monetize and protect content delivered via Flash Video Streaming Service powered by Speedera.
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Date: 2005-04-18
 
Cisco Takes Routers Up a Notch
Cisco Systems introduced the Cisco XR 12000 Series routers, which represents the combination of the Cisco Internetworking Operating System (IOS) XR software with the proven market-leading capabilities of the Cisco 12000 Series routers.
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Date: 2005-04-18
 
Dell Still Top Dog in PC Sales despite losing ground in 1st Quarter
The European PC market drove up sales for the 1st quarter. Industry leader Dell led the way although their growth dropped below 20% for the first time in 3 years according to a new report from Gartner.
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Date: 2005-04-18
 
Wikis for Yahoo Users?
Swaroop wants to Wikify Yahoo! Notepad. Did you even know we had a Yahoo! Notepad? I bet many of you did not.
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Date: 2005-04-18
 
Verizon Strips Away For Stand Alone DSL
Verizon announced on Monday that customers would have access to DSL without a local calling plan. The new plan will be offered to its northeastern customers first and more will be added later.
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Date: 2005-04-18
 
One Blog Many Cateogories or Many Blogs?
William (a reader of ProBlogger) asks: ‘I have so many diverse hobbies and interests that I want to start a blog about, plus I'd also like to make some $ through AdSense & the likes….
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Date: 2005-04-18
 
Hospitals Adopt RSS
The New York Presbyterian Medical Center, which saved my life back in 1982, is embracing RSS in an innovative way.
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Date: 2005-04-18
 
Cisco Intends To Acquire TopSpin
Cisco Systems intends to purchase server fabric switch maker TopSpin Communications for $250 million.
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Date: 2005-04-16
 
Lawsuits Filed Against 405 College Students For File Sharing
405 college students have had copyright infringement lawsuits filed against them by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
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Date: 2005-04-16
 
Mozilla Updates For Security
To address security vulnerabilities, the Mozilla Foundation has put out new versions of Firefox and the Mozilla suite of programs.
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Date: 2005-04-16
 
SkypeIn and Skype Voicemail Launched For Variety of OSs
Skype has launched the public beta of SkypeIn and Skype Voicemail, available in the latest download versions of Skype software for Linux, MAC OS X, Pocket PC and Windows platforms.
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Date: 2005-04-16
 
Alienware To Offer Intel Dual-core
Alienware announced that select Alienware systems will soon offer the dual-core Intel Pentium Processor Extreme Edition 840 using the Intel 955X Express chipset.
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Date: 2005-04-16
 
Adobe To Purchase Macromedia
Adobe Systems is acquiring Macromedia in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $3.4 billion.
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Date: 2005-04-16
 
Cisco Adds Some TopSpin To Their Line-up
Yesterday, Cisco Systems announced their intentions to purchase TopSpin Communications, makers of server fabric switches, which allow multiple server connections onto a grid.
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Date: 2005-04-15
 
HP Completes Acquisition of Snapfish
HP today announced the completion of its acquisition of Snapfish, a leading online photo service. Effective today, Snapfish has joined HP's Consumer Imaging and Printing business led by Larry Lesley, senior vice president.
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Date: 2005-04-15
 
Orlando Blogger Friends Are The Food Duo
One of my buddies works at a web development firm in Orlando and a couple of his coworkers put together an interesting little blog, FoodDuo.
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Date: 2005-04-15
 
Longhorn News Is Flowing Fast and Heavy
As for myself, yeah, I've seen Longhorn and, yeah, I'm very excited to be working at Microsoft because of it (and other things).
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Date: 2005-04-15
 
Creating a Best of Blog Archive
Blog archives are a standard feature of every blogging platform. They can also be used to attract and maintain new and returning visitor traffic to your blog.
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Date: 2005-04-15
 
Tagging: It's Not Just for Your Dog Photos Anymore
Yesterday I was on Google Video looking for some Simpsons quotes and found something new ...
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Date: 2005-04-15
 
Official Google Adsense Consultants
What do you think about the idea of Google licensing people to act as Adsense consultants? ...
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Date: 2005-04-15
 
China’s Internet Filtering The World’s Most Sophisticated
When it comes to filtering content originating from the Internet, no one appears to do it as well as the Chinese government.
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Date: 2005-04-15
 
Screencast Looks At Issues Underlying Google Autolinks
There don't seem to be too many people who are in the middle on the issue of Google's Autolinks feature. Some think it's great.
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Date: 2005-04-15
 
Adsense Ad Click Variations Explained
A ProBlogger reader, Charles, asks the following question: Do you know anything about what drives the sometimes wild variation in day to day click values.
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Date: 2005-04-15
 
Opinity Launches First Online Reputation Service
Opinity, Inc., the first personal online and social reputation services company, today announced its launch of Opinity.com. Opinity.com is for anyone who buys from, sells to, or interacts with other individuals on the Internet.
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Date: 2005-04-15
 
Skype Announces SkypeIn and Skype Voicemail Beta
Skype, the Global Internet Telephony Company, today announced the public beta launch of SkypeIn and Skype Voicemail, two new premium services available in the latest download versions of Skype software for Linux, MAC OS X, Pocket PC and Windows platforms.
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Date: 2005-04-15
 
Looking at the Bright Side of the Latest Blog Study
CNET is reporting that Hostway polled 2,500 Americans on blogging. The headlines tonight and tomorrow ...
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Date: 2005-04-14
 
Shouldn't Metadata Be Everywhere?
Today, debates about metadata protocols seem to move glacially. But the need for much more labeling of business objects (like products) is getting more pressing as the search metaphor leaks into everyday life ...
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Date: 2005-04-14
 
When Consumers Supplant Consumer Reports
I've said it before and I will say it again - consumers are supplanting Consumer Reports magazine.
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Date: 2005-04-14
 
Firefox Experiences 237 Percent Growth
Ever since GetFirefox.com has met the minimum requirements to be monitored by Nielsen//NetRatings, which occurred in June of last year, the browser's site experienced a 237% spike of unique visitors.
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Date: 2005-04-14
 
New Adsense Format For Google?
According Darren Rowse (from Problogger.net) Google is secretly testing new Adsense format.
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Date: 2005-04-14
 
Blogs' latest champion: Rupert Murdoch
When you think of champions for blogs, you think Dan Gillmor, Doc Searls, Mark Cuban. But Rupert Murdoch? ...
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Date: 2005-04-14
 
Jobs Touts Tiger, Smacks Windows
With the April 29th release of the highly anticipated Mac OS X 10.4, nicknamed Tiger, approaching rather quickly, Apple CEO Steve Jobs is in understandably high spirits.
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Date: 2005-04-14
 
New Yahoo Local Feature Provides Free Sites for Small Businesses
Yahoo announced a new feature on Yahoo Local that provides free Web sites for small businesses.
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Date: 2005-04-14
 
WebTrends Finds H&R Block and TurboTax Lead in Search Engine Visibility
With the tax season reaching its crescendo, WebTrends, the web analytics market share leader and a business unit of NetIQ Corporation, today unveiled results from its WebPosition Search Ranking study of how ten popular tax web sites are using...
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Date: 2005-04-14
 
Danny Sullivan Throws Water on Tagging
Search guru Danny Sullivan is dubious that tagging will be the great savior for search.
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Date: 2005-04-14
 
Blogger Uncovers Facts About LA Times Reporting On GM
Blogs come into play more than once in the story of General Motors' decision to yank advertising from the Los Angeles Times.
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Date: 2005-04-14
 
Alltel Launches BlackBerry For Mobile Professionals
ALLTEL and Research In Motion today announced the availability of the BlackBerry 7250 Wireless Handheld, BlackBerry Enterprise Server and BlackBerry Internet Service.
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Date: 2005-04-14
 
On Yahoo's New Small Business Websites
One thing about Yahoo's new template website offering (free and connected to a listing in Yahoo Local) is that ...
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Date: 2005-04-14
 
Corporate Blogging Rising
Investor's Business Daily: Blogs are moving beyond personal musings and taking on a new role: corporate communications.
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Date: 2005-04-14
 
Apple To Ship Tiger On April 29
Apple's new version of their OS X operating system, called Tiger, is preparing to hit the market, and it appears it will do so running at full speed. Boasting over 200 new features, including one of the more robust desktop search applications, Tiger seems to be in a position to become one of, if not the, best operating system available to computer users.
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Date: 2005-04-13
 
Microsoft Issues A Number Of Security Updates
A day after the SP2 block expired, Microsoft released a number of updates addressing security issues affecting Windows, Office, Messenger, and Exchange. Of the eight updates (five for Windows), five are considered to be critical.
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Date: 2005-04-13
 
Intel Will Pay $10000 For Moore’s Law
Intel co-founder Gordon Moore once wrote an article for Electronics Magazine, delivering his ideas concerning the future of transistors in relation to computer processing technology. This article went on to be known as Moore's Law.
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Date: 2005-04-13
 
Upcoming DVD Formats Discuss Co-existence
Because of space required to record high-definition broadcasts and movies presented in H-D format, the need for higher capacity DVD discs becomes more and more imperative. However, because there are two formats vying for industry acceptance, deciding which one becomes standard has been a heated occurrence.
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Date: 2005-04-13
 
Sanswire Looks To Airships, Not Cellular Towers
Wisconsin-based communications company Sanswire has introduced an almost-finished prototype for its "Stratellite," an unmanned airship that can deliver mobile phone signals from Earth's stratosphere.
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Date: 2005-04-13
 
Working at Google = Fun!
Jen Fitzpatrick (Director, Engineering at Google) points out a video they've put together highlighting all the benefits of working at Google.
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Date: 2005-04-13
 
NCAA: Computer Science Is Not Acceptable For Credit
Kevin Schofield (he plays a key role at Microsoft Research in getting tech out of research and into our products) ...
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Date: 2005-04-13
 
Nike Breaks New Ground In Communication Transparency
Communicating on corporate responsibility doesn't get more transparent than this. The Financial Times reports ...
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Date: 2005-04-13
 
Instan-t Messenger 4.5 With New Video Chat Powered by Macromedia
Interactive Networks Inc., announces the latest release of Instan-t 4.5 freeware, a mayor update to the public instant messaging service it offers. New features include voice and video chat compatible with AOL, MSN, ICQ & Yahoo Messengers.
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Date: 2005-04-13
 
Yahoo Announces Free Business Web Sites
Yahoo!, a leading global Internet company, today announced a new feature on Yahoo! Local that provides free Web sites for small businesses. This free and easy-to-use feature builds upon Yahoo!'s leadership position as the number one online destination for local information and small business services.
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Date: 2005-04-13
 
You've Gotta Try the New Office Communicator
I keep forgetting that Jeff Sandquist is one of the best judges of what's cool in software that I know.
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Date: 2005-04-13
 
RIAA Targets Internet2 P2P Sharing
Although the Internet2 is not available to the public, a number of college students at different locations have certainly brought it to the forefront with their activities.
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Date: 2005-04-13
 
Next Xbox Coming To MTV
With the help of LOTR's Master Frodo or Elijah Wood, MTV will be the first to provide a sneak peak at Microsoft's perhaps most anticipated product ever, the next generation Xbox. So far, the console's title has not been announced, but there are rumors that indicate the next Xbox will be called the Xbox 360.
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Date: 2005-04-12
 
Microsoft: Eight Lawsuits In Seven States
Yesterday, Microsoft announced the filing of eight lawsuits in seven different states aimed at punishing resellers of counterfeit software.
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Date: 2005-04-12
 
PR Talk: Media References, Are They Really Needed?
There are only two things in this world that annoy me and one is a prospective client asking for my media references.
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Date: 2005-04-12
 
Reconnecting With People Via Blogs
The heck with Google Juice. With traffic. With hype. With all the stuff everyone is writing about blogs.
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Date: 2005-04-12
 
The Future of Radio Arrives
BBC News: DJs Paul Gambaccini and Tony Blackburn are backing a new website offering radio shows for digital audio players.
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Date: 2005-04-12
 
Mac OS X Tiger Set For April 29 Launch
Apple is preparing to go to another level with its upcoming OS. Offering what is being called "The World's Most Advanced Operating System," today Apple announced the highly anticipated next version of its Mac OS X, which now resides at 10.4, called Tiger will be available to consumers on Friday, April 29th.
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Date: 2005-04-12
 
CBC: "We Don't Need No Stinking Publicists"
The Globe & Mail is reporting today that the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) has laid off 35 employees from its communications group ...
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Date: 2005-04-12
 
XP Service Pack 2 Block Expires Today
Today, April 12, 2005 sees the ability of the optional XP blocking tool, which prevents Microsoft's XP Service Pack 2 from being downloaded, expire. This means if you had selected the option to delay the download and installation of SP2, you can no longer do so.
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Date: 2005-04-12
 
Boeing Beefs Up Its Blog
A lot of criticism has been aimed at Randy's Journal, the pseudo-blog from Boeing Vice President Randy Beseler.
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Date: 2005-04-12
 
Google Launches Mobile Local Search Feature
Yesterday, Google announced a new service aimed at mobile gadget users who are frequently on the go and may be in need of local search services.
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Date: 2005-04-12
 
Online Retail Sales Up 45 Percent From Last Year
A study conducted by comScore.com found online retail sales, after what some consider a slow start to 2005, are having a nice rebound when compared to numbers from this time last year.
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Date: 2005-04-12
 
HP Announces Two New iPod Additions
Today, Hewlett-Packard announced two additions to Apple's iPod family, giving users the ability to take their music with them, as well as their photo library. HP, who introduced the color screen to the iPod line-up, made the photo feature possible.
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Date: 2005-04-12
 
RIAA Flexes Its Litigious Muscle Against 405 College Students
Today, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) announced they would be filing copyright infringement lawsuits against 405 college students at 18 different colleges across the country.
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Date: 2005-04-12
 
Will The New Xbox Cost $299?
With the MTV/Xbox announcement looming, many have begun to look ahead to the next Xbox launch, which should occur in time for the 2005 holiday season. Not only are people speculating about the launch date, but the price point for the upcoming console has been discussed too.
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Date: 2005-04-12
 
Spammer Gets 9-Year Sentence
A Virginia Court gave Jeremy Jaynes, who was convicted of sending bulk emails with spoofed addresses, a nine-year sentence on Friday.
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Date: 2005-04-11
 
IBM, Sanyo Introduce Fuel Cell Battery Prototype For IBM ThinkPads
Today, IBM and Sanyo have introduced plans for a prototype micro direct methanol fuel cell system to power IBM ThinkPad notebooks.
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Date: 2005-04-11
 
Ask Jeeves Exec Joins InfoSearch Board of Directors
Leading online media firm InfoSearch Media announced today that Claudio Pinkus, 48, has joined the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Pinkus brings 25 years of strategic technology management experience to InfoSearch Media, with specific expertise in the search engine market.
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Date: 2005-04-11
 
Microsoft Files 8 Lawsuits Targeting Counterfeiting
Microsoft's legal department announced the filing of 8 lawsuits in 7 different states against PC developers and resellers for the alleged distribution of counterfeit, illicit and unlicensed Microsoft software and the components accompanying them.
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Date: 2005-04-11
 
Microsoft To Unveil Xbox 2 (360?) On MTV
Today, Microsoft has announced a partnership with MTV to premiere the upcoming Xbox 2 (360?) on the MTV channels in the United States, Asia Pacific and Europe. The system will be showcased in these areas during a 24-hour period.
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Date: 2005-04-11
 
ICANN Officially Designates .jobs And .travel Domains
On Friday, ICANN announced the approval of two new Top-Level Domain designations: .jobs and .travel. This approval was done during the ICANN International conference, which is held in Argentina.
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Date: 2005-04-11
 
Intel, AMD Fight For Dual-Core Debut
Last week, it was reported AMD would be releasing their dual-core processing technology featured in enterprise-level machines later this month (April 21). Chief competitor Intel has not taken this news lying down.
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Date: 2005-04-11
 
Google's fresh link filter discussion on SEO Radio
Google's alleged fresh link filter is on the minds of many website owners and search engine optimization professionals. If indeed, Google is filtering new links into web pages, and not providing full link popularity transfer, then SEO is a whole new ballgame.
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Date: 2005-04-11
 
Blogs as 'Editorial Innovation' For Mainstream Media
Catching up with some neglected RSS feed reading has resulted in a burst of blogging already today.
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Date: 2005-04-11
 
Links: Your questions answered
What are links? Links are the pathways created by website owners that lead from one website to another. The internet was built on this series of interconnections between sites. Links are seen on virtually every page on the internet, ready to be clicked by the mouse, and send the internet surfer to another page either on the same site, or to a different website entirely.
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Date: 2005-04-11
 
UK Newspaper Wants to Host Blogs
"We're looking for people who want to keep a blog or online diary for the News & Star website"...
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Date: 2005-04-11
 
EFF Issues Guide To Safe Blogging
I've been a fan of the Electronic Frontier Foundation since it started. I've paid dues, gone to fundraisers, attended rallies. The EFF's defense of people who can't afford to defend themselves for online activities that attract the ire of organizations that oppose would stifle the use of the Net for expression has earned my respect.
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Date: 2005-04-11
 
BBC Radio Launches Tech Blog, Sort Of
The BBC moves in mysterious ways regarding blogs, it often seems to me. Earlier this week, one of the BBC's UK domestic radio stations...
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Date: 2005-04-11
 
Your Crisis Communication Plan Is Due For Maintenance
Any crisis communication plan that hasn't been updated in at least the last 18 months if fundamentally useless. If you haven't dusted off your plan lately, now's the time.
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Date: 2005-04-11
 
More Skype and more MSN
Internet phone service provider Skype has released a new update to version 1.2 of its desktop application for Windows.
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Date: 2005-04-11
 
The Wrong Question
Ana Marie Cox, author of the Wonkette blog and keynote speaker at the upcoming IABC international conference, dismissed the question "Who is a journalist?" when it was posed to her at a panel discussion telecast on C-Span.
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Date: 2005-04-11
 
JotSpot Releases Intranet Blogging Application
JotSpot, which sells an enterprise wiki application, has added a blogging utility to its product line.
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Date: 2005-04-11
 
The Counter of Technology? People.
Convincing nurses, unions, and executives at hospitals that they could do things better if they really rethought things out is going to be very difficult.
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Date: 2005-04-11
 
4.5 Million MSN Spaces Created in Four Months
Congrats MSN Spaces on getting to 4.5 million. Funny, now other teams are asking me...
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Date: 2005-04-11
 
Bloggers Chance to Get on Oprah
A couple of weeks ago I wrote an open letter to Oprah Winfrey encouraging her to invite bloggers on her show.
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Date: 2005-04-10
 
Blog Content Plagiarism - Is Extra Exposure Worth It?
Constantin Basturea writes that excerpts of postings from PR blogs are republished, with new permalinks, on a website with pages featuring Google ads and asks ...
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Date: 2005-04-10
 
Has the RSS Wagon Stalled?
Thanks to Nick Bradbury, I was in San Diego today giving a hands-on tutorial in blogging and news feeds to a group of foundation execs at the Council on Foundations' annual conference.
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Date: 2005-04-10
 
9 Years For Spam
A judge in Loudoun County Virginia sentenced spammer Jeremy Jaynes to nine years in prison in the first spam-related felony prosecution in the U.S.
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Date: 2005-04-09
 
MSN Messenger Features Video, Voice, Personalization Breakthroughs
MSN has begun rolling out the latest versions of MSN Messenger and MSN Spaces in markets around the world.
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Date: 2005-04-09
 
Google's Top 3 To Earn $1 A Year
Google's chief executive Eric Schmidt and Co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin have decided to take pay cuts to $1 a year.
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Date: 2005-04-09
 
Fake Windows Security Update Really Virus
There is an e-mail scam going around that appears to be a message from Microsoft warning Windows users of a security update which turns out to be a virus.
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Date: 2005-04-09
 
Tralliance Confirmed As Worldwide Registry for .travel
Tralliance has been confirmed by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), to serve as the registry for the new .travel (dot travel)...
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Date: 2005-04-09
 
More On Google, Maps, Mail, and Microsoft
He makes the point that several others did in response to my Hotmail taunt: that the number of users on email systems doesn't matter to him.
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Date: 2005-04-09
 
TurboScout: a New Meta Search Engine
A 21 year-old undergraduate from Singapore launched TurboScout.com, a new search tool that helps Internet users to access and compare original results from over 90 search engines across 7 categories on a single web page, removing the hassle of retyping keywords into different search engines.
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Date: 2005-04-08
 
PR Face2Face: David Kistle, 2004-2005 IABC Chairman
PR Face2Face is a special series of interviews with the top public relations and publicity professionals in the country, as well as with people involved in the public relations world. The first part of the fifth installment is David Kistle, the current chairman of IABC.
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Date: 2005-04-08
 
IBM And Network Appliance Agree To Partnership, Targeting EMC
With the promise of offering a "Lifeline to Clients Locked in by EMC," Network Appliance and IBM have agreed to a partnership, which see IBM offering storage solutions based on the Network Appliance attached storage architecture, including the related software.
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Date: 2005-04-08
 
Microsoft Teams Up With Police Forces To Target Child Pornography
Microsoft has agreed to join forces with police forces in an effort to put a stop, or at least a huge dent in online child pornograhpy. The agreement calls for a two-year collaboration, with Microsoft developing a computer system that will allow global police agencies to share information in order to track online child predators.
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Date: 2005-04-08
 
Launch Of MSN Messenger 7.0, Spaces Presents Advertising Opportunities
With new or improved web communication properties comes new advertising potential. At least, that's the way Microsoft is approaching yesterday's launch of MSN Spaces and the release of MSN Messenger 7.0.
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Date: 2005-04-08
 
PR Face2Face: Warren Bickford, 2005-2006 IABC Chairman
PR Face2Face is a special series of interviews with the top public relations and publicity professionals in the country, as well as with people involved in the public relations world. The second part of the fifth installment is Warren Bickford, the incoming chairman of IABC.
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Date: 2005-04-08
 
Judge To Spammer: You've Got Nine Years
A Loudoun County Circuit Judge sentenced Jeremy Jaynes, who was convicted of sending unsolicited emails, to nine years in prison in the nation's first felony prosecution resulting from a spam-related case.
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Date: 2005-04-08
 
goWholesale Provides DollarDays with Higher Conversion Rates and ROI
Vertical search engines such as goWholesale are delivering on the promise of generating higher quality traffic with a better ROI through Pay Per Click advertising.
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Date: 2005-04-07
 
Get Used To Fake Blogs
Every time some ad agency launches a fake blog, outcries ring from the "legitimate" blogging community. "Here Comes Another Fake Blog" is the headline on Steve Rubel's Micropersuasion today, referring to a blog from the company GourmetStation, written by fictitious character T. Alexander.
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Date: 2005-04-07
 
AOL Introduces VOIP Service
America Online has decided to throw their hat into the voice-over IP industry by introducing an AOL-branded VOIP feature called AOL Internet Phone Service.
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Date: 2005-04-07
 
MSN Officially Launches MSN Messenger 7.0 And MSN Spaces
Today, Microsoft raised the curtain on two services, the first being an update to the popular MSN Messenger, which has been updated to 7.0.
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Date: 2005-04-07
 
Google to SEM Firms: You Don't Own Your Clients, We Do!
Disturbing news circulating the SEW forums about Google's attitude to search engine marketing firms. We've known this for a long time and it is common knowledge among most SEMs, yet few people realize that Google and Yahoo are constantly trying to "absorb" clients brought to them by an SEM firm.
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Date: 2005-04-07
 
Google Lowers Prices On Search Appliances
Yesterday, Google announced they would be slashing the price of its Google Mini search appliance, while increasing its search capacity by half.
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Date: 2005-04-07
 
Mozilla Preparing Firefox 1.0.3 Update
In light of the discovery of new security vulnerabilities in the Firefox browser, the Mozilla developmental team is hard at work on an update to the blossoming and very popular web browser.
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Date: 2005-04-07
 
Napster Steps To The Digital Music Compatibility Plate
A congressional subcommittee hearing, spearheaded by Texas representative Lamar Smith, concerning mandates for digital music interoperability began yesterday, with a noticeable absence: Apple.
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Date: 2005-04-07
 
MSN Spaces/Volvo Deal Shows Big Blog Advertisers Crave Safety
Microsoft and Volvo today announced that the car company is now advertising on the MSN Spaces blogging platform. The new campaign includes a micro site that enables consumers to find interesting content within the MSN community.
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Date: 2005-04-07
 
Blogs -N- Forums, What's The Difference?
Tom put up a post about blogs and forums that's quite noteworthy. I tried to comment on it at SVW but TypeKey crapped out on me so I'll post my comments here.
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Date: 2005-04-07
 
Over 500,000 Sony PSPs Sold In First Two Days
An announcement from Sony Computer Entertainment America provides impressive details about the Sony PSPs first few days in the North American market. According to their announcement, the portable device sold over half a million in its first two days of being available.
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Date: 2005-04-07
 
Real Organization Transparency
Companies everywhere talk a lot about how important their employees are and the contribution they make to overall success. But most companies don't do this with the public openness and transparency demonstrated by CMS Cameron McKenna, an international law firm headquartered in London.
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Date: 2005-04-07
 
Yahoo Updates Toolbar For Firefox, Mac, Linux
Yahoo! has made one of its more popular toolbar features, Yahoo! Anti-Spy (Windows), available through its Toolbar for the Firefox browser. Additionally, the Yahoo! Toolbar for Firefox is now available for Mac and Linux operating systems.
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Date: 2005-04-06
 
Service Pack 2 Will Be Downloaded On April 12
Starting next Tuesday, April 12, machines running Windows XP without Service Pack 2 installed will no longer be able to block delivery of the much-discussed update. Machines without it installed will have the potentially 200-plus MB SP2 downloaded to their computers, no questions asked.
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Date: 2005-04-06
 
Hot Banana Wins Best Content Management System Award
Hot Banana Software Inc., a leading North American Web Content Management Suite (CMS) company, announced today that it has won the 2005 e-Content award for the best Content Management System.
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Date: 2005-04-06
 
Gravity Storm Announces Release Of Service Pack Manager 7.0
Gravity Storm Software, a leading provider of Windows patch management solutions, announced the release of the latest version of Service Pack Manager (SPM) v7.0 which now includes functionality to manage the Windows firewalls on Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 network machines.
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Date: 2005-04-05
 
Six Apart Integrates Its Weblogging Tools into Adobe GoLive CS2
Professional website designers can now easily bring the weblogging capabilities demanded by their customers to their website designs as a result of joint development efforts between Six Apart and Adobe.
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Date: 2005-04-05
 
Mabir Virus Aggressively Targeting Mobile Phones
A variant of the Cabir mobile virus, called Mabir, has been targeting mobile phones using the Symbian Series 60 operating system. Mabir is capable of spreading via Bluetooth or by a phone's messaging service.
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Date: 2005-04-05
 
Google Video Wants Your Vlog
At a cable television conference in San Francisco, California, Google co-founder Larry Page outlined his company's vision for their video search service, Google Video.
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Date: 2005-04-05
 
Velocity Micro Partners With Intel
Velocity Micro, makers of high-end PCs, has agreed to a partnership with Intel to develop Velocity Micro PCs using Intel's Dual Core processing technology. The systems will feature Intel's Pentium 4 Extreme Edition 840 processor in Velocity Micro's new DCX line of computers.
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Date: 2005-04-05
 
Are Windows And Linux Equal When It Comes To Maintenance?
A study conducted by Analyst Yankee Group, where the Group queried 509 companies, found Windows and Linux are equal, cost-wise, when it comes to maintaining servers equipped with either environment.
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Date: 2005-04-05
 
JavaScript Vulnerability Found In Firefox
An advisory issued by security company Secunia warns of a new vulnerability affecting Mozilla's Firefox browser. Secunia rates the new Firefox security issue as "moderate".
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Date: 2005-04-05
 
Google Adds Satellite Images To Google Maps
Google's recent acquisition of the Keyhole Corporation appears to paying dividends for the search engine. Today, Google announced the integration of Keyhole's technology into their Google Maps search engine.
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Date: 2005-04-05
 
It's All Happening In France
In February, I wrote about what some French newspapers are doing with blogs - Le Monde with its reader blogs and Libération with its journalists' blogs.
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Date: 2005-04-05
 
Roles of Traditional Publications and New Media in Innovation Journalism
Andreas Cervenka, AffŠrsvŠrlden, was working at Sweden's largest daily during the boom and saw a demand for tomorrow's news today, so he started his own new media venture.
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Date: 2005-04-05
 
Press Release Seminar: Mick Jolly of PRWeb
Press releases and how they can help your business are the topic of the next Duct Tape Marketing teleseminar on Local Online Marketing to be held on Wednesday, April 6.
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Date: 2005-04-05
 
Click Fraud to be Tested in Court
We knew it would come, and now it has. A consortium of advertisers have filed a class action suit in Arkansas, against a total of eleven Search engines including Yahoo! and Google over alleged click fraud...
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Date: 2005-04-05
 
Adobe's Next Illustrator
Adobe announced Adobe Illustrator CS2 software, a significant new release of the industry standard for creating graphically-rich vector content for print, motion graphics, the Web and mobile devices.
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Date: 2005-04-04
 
Hitachi To Produce 1 Terabyte Desktop Drives
Hitachi's division of storage technologies, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, is expected to announce they will begin selling 1-terabyte desktop drives later this year.
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Date: 2005-04-04
 
Gmail Capacities Continue To Increase
Last Friday, Google revealed their intentions to increase the storage capacity of Gmail accounts, moving them past the 1-gigabyte mark.
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Date: 2005-04-04
 
New Bugs Found In Microsoft Outlook, Internet Explorer
Once again, it appears as if another security vulnerability bug has bitten Microsoft's two popular Internet-related tools, Outlook and Internet Explorer.
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Date: 2005-04-04
 
Yahoo FareChase Launches Beta for Hotels
The new Yahoo! FareChase hotel product offers a variety of powerful search, sorting, and refining capabilities, which are presented to users through an easy-to-use interface.
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Date: 2005-04-04
 
Hitachi Lays Groundwork For Increased Hard Drive Capacities
Earlier today, a report concerning Hitachi and the development of increased storage capacities for hard drives across the board.
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Date: 2005-04-04
 
Corporate Entities Slow To Install XP Service Pack 2
A study conducted by AssetMetrix determined a large number of corporate PCs have been slow to install Microsoft's Windows XP Service Pack 2.
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Date: 2005-04-04
 
Time To Discuss Blogs With Ad Agencies
Robert Scoble argues over at The Red Couch that you never should let your ad agency write your blog. I agreee - their expertise has nothing to do with blogs. In fact, advertising is in many ways something opposite to blogs.
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Date: 2005-04-04
 
Preparations For Global PR Blog Week 2.0 Have Started
Global PR Blog Week 2.0 is an online conference on how new media technologies are changing the practice of public relations and corporate communications. We're talking weblogs and participatory journalism, wikis, podcasting, and RSS - but the list of topics is open.
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Date: 2005-04-04
 
Sony Preparing Movie Downloads For Mobile Technology
Sony Pictures is preparing to offer a download service featuring the company's top 500 movies for mobile technology users. The company's goal is to have this upcoming service ready by next year.
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Date: 2005-04-04
 
Podcasting Popularity Continues To Increase
Of the 22 million Americans who own MP3 players, including Apple's iPod, about 29 percent have downloaded the audio files that make up a podcast.
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Date: 2005-04-04
 
Blinkx 3.0 Gives Users First Fully Integrated Search Tool
Blinkx, the smartest thing on your computer and on the Web, today announced the release of blinkx 3.0, the world's first fully integrated search tool.
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Date: 2005-04-04
 
Google Doubles Gmail Storage Capacity, Adds Features
As Google celebrated the 1 year birthday of Gmail, it announced that it was doubling the storage capacity for accounts to 2 gigabytes.
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Date: 2005-04-02
 
Windows Server 2003 SP1 Released To Manufacturing
Microsoft released to manufacturing Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1).
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Date: 2005-04-02
 
Intel Introduces Software Network
Intel's Software and Solutions Group announced the creation of the Intel Software Network...
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Date: 2005-04-02
 
WordPress Accused of Spamming Search Engines
WordPress has been accused of spamming earch engines by hiding thousands of articles related to popular search terms from site visitors.
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Date: 2005-04-02
 
MSN Video Teams With Maxim
MSN Video and men's magazine Maxim are joining forces to deliver unprecedented Internet video access to Maxim events and content.
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Date: 2005-04-02
 
Sony To Be The iTunes of Film?
Sony wants to be for the downloadable movie industry what Apple is to the downloadable music industry.
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Date: 2005-04-02
 
Gmail Has A Present For Members
Today marks the 1-year birthday for one of the most talked about web-based email services ever developed, Google's Gmail.
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Date: 2005-04-01
 
Which RSS Aggregator Is Best?
Onfolio recently released its Onfolio 2.0 Release Candidate. For new news aggregator users, this is my second recommendation after Bloglines.
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Date: 2005-04-01
 
Pope Health News Via Priest Podcast
The health of Pope John Paul is looking increasingly grave, according to all news reports. Things are not looking good at all.
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Date: 2005-04-01
 
Blogger Conficts Raise Ethics Issues
Trevor Cook wonders: "How do you really know if some blogger who is happily slamming microsoft or google or anything else really doesn't have some commercial conflict?"...
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Date: 2005-04-01
 
Trademark Infringement Suit Against Google Goes Forward
Susan Kuchinskas has an update on the trademark infringement suit against Google by American Blind & Wallpaper Factory.
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Date: 2005-04-01
 
Email Catchup and Blackberries
One of the things that's a real chore when you get back from a trip is catching up with email. I got back late last night from a 3-day trip to the UK and encountered 248 emails when I turned on my PC this morning.
Directory: > News > eBusiness News
Date: 2005-04-01
 
French Version of Google Toolbar 3
Today, Google released a new version of the Google Toolbar. This free browser tool now checks spelling, enables users to translate English text into 8 other languages.
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Date: 2005-04-01
 
Introducing Google Gulp
Just when you thought Google had settled on their business model and secured their place in the search engine industry, they go introduce a new item. This newest product, called Google Gulp may wind up leaking Google's domination into the sports drink industry.
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Date: 2005-04-01
 
Microsoft File 117 Lawsuits Against Suspected Phishers
While today's date signifies a day to play pranks on one another, a number of website operators will not be looking on April 1st with much pleasure.
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Date: 2005-04-01
 
Gateway Debuts Lighter, High-End Notebook
Yesterday, Gateway Computers introduced 2 new notebooks, one of which, the M680, was designed to replace and improve upon their current top of the line mobile computer.
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Date: 2005-04-01
 
Yahoo And Google Consider Merger?
Lots of fun to be had today, but we're hearing rumors that Yahoo and Google are getting ready to announce a merger.
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Date: 2005-04-01
 
The Rise of the Empowered Consumer
The Economist has a fascinating story about the increasing power consumers have in today's marketplace. Snippets...
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Date: 2005-04-01
 
Blogs and Trust
Lee Hopkins raised an old question in a new context in yesterday's installment of For Immediate Release.
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Date: 2005-04-01
 
Mozilla Awards Bug Bounty Hunters
The Mozilla Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting choice and innovation on the Internet, today demonstrated its commitment to preserving a safe and secure Internet experience by awarding "bug bounties" a cash prize for users who identify previously unknown security bugs in the open source software.
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Date: 2005-04-01
 
PSP Sales Not As Swift As Expected
The highly (or not so) anticipated Sony PSP was released in the United States last week, and apparently sales are not quite what Sony was expecting.
Directory: > News > eBusiness News
Date: 2005-04-01
 
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