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Apple Aligns Products With Podcasting
The newest version of iTunes, 4.9, brings some ease-of-use features to those new to discovering podcasts.
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Date: 2005-06-30
 
Blog Networking Really Works
I want to tell you a blog success story -- a story about how I were able to start a project for client that never would have happened without blogging.
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Date: 2005-06-30
 
E-mail Registries In Utah, Michigan, Going Live
Similar to the do-not-call lists focused on limiting telemarketing calls, the new registries aim to fight spam.
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Date: 2005-06-30
 
Gates Meets Japan PM, Hints At Xbox Licensing
During his visit to Japan, Bill Gates discussed technology issues with Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi.
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Date: 2005-06-30
 
Sun Fires Salvo At Microsoft, IBM RFID Initiatives
Sun recently announced a new version of its Java-based software, RFID ME, for RFID readers.
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Date: 2005-06-30
 
Face For Ad Space On Ebay
Over the years, a lot of items have shown up for sale on Ebay. You can go on Ebay and find rare books dating back hundreds of years. You can also find Beanie Babies dating back 2 years. At times, Ebay has had some very peculiar things for sale too. Right now, you can buy a voodoo hex to put on someone, a mystery mailing tube (whatever that is), and even autographed breast implants. Someone once tried to sell his soul on Ebay.
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Date: 2005-06-30
 
Worldwide Raids on Illegal Filesharing
Law enforcement authorities from around the world raided illegal filesharing networks, making arrests and seizing computers. Today's assault led by the FBI hammered multiple locations in the Netherlands after a dozen raids yesterday.
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Date: 2005-06-30
 
Apple Podcasts Missing One Big Time Podcaster
Though the Cupertino-based producer of iTunes has about 3,000 podcasts on tap for free, they're missing one.
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Date: 2005-06-30
 
Apple Delivers On Promised Podcast Support
An updated version of the iTunes Music Store software now contains a 3,000+ title Podcast directory.
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Date: 2005-06-29
 
Google Unearths New Mapping Service
Called Google Earth, the 3D mapping service brings a combination of aerial and satellite photos to the desktop.
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Date: 2005-06-29
 
Capellas: Intel “Had A Gun To His Head”
AMD files an antitrust suit against Intel, accusing it of "old- fashioned threats, intimidation and 'knee-capping' to deter OEMs from dealing with AMD."
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Date: 2005-06-29
 
Oracle Profit Propelled By PeopleSoft Pickup
CEO Larry Ellison's databases have been selling well, spurring increases in profits and net income.
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Date: 2005-06-29
 
Does BusinessWire get RSS?
Judy Gombita reports that BusinessWire, the venerable news release distribution service, has embraced RSS.
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Date: 2005-06-29
 
Blogs, Links, and SEO
Blogs and links are the perfect couple. Of course, everyone knows that. You don't have to be a hopeless romantic or some SEO techie type to figure that one out.
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Date: 2005-06-29
 
Sony BMG Inks P2P Deal With Mashboxx
Former Grokster head Wayne Rosso now runs Mashboxx, as it becomes the first P2P application with a major label distribution license.
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Date: 2005-06-29
 
Blogging From CFUnited
So I'm at the CFUnited ColdFusion conference in Washington D.C. I got in yesterday and hooked up with the boys from CFDynamics. It's always funny to finally meet people in person for the first time after working with them online for a number of years.
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Date: 2005-06-29
 
Content Spam Remix
With all this talk about remixes, Jeremy's mulled it over and Wired did a nice piece on it this month as well... it's got me thinking. IMHO Remixing is media spam. Let me explain before you tell me to shut up.
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Date: 2005-06-29
 
SEC Lightens Up On Quiet Period Rules
A long-anticipated modernization of 75 year-old rules regarding stock promotions has taken place.
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Date: 2005-06-29
 
Sony PS3 Might Be A Billion Dollar Loser First Year
Based on the individual cost of components, Merrill Lynch Japan Securities analysts think the company may take a beating on first year PS3 sales.
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Date: 2005-06-29
 
IBM Tweaks Software For Sun Hardware
"To be honest, we've had a little bit of a chill in our IBM relationship," said Jonathan Schwartz, Sun's president and chief operating officer.
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Date: 2005-06-28
 
Google Offering Video Playback Online
After spending some time collecting videos for archiving and indexing, Google will now let you play some of them online.
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Date: 2005-06-28
 
Yahoo Free E-mail Gets An Update
The portal and search engine provider has enabled the most dramatic update to the e-mail service since 1997.
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Date: 2005-06-28
 
Toshiba President Says Let's Talk About DVDs
The new president and CEO of Toshiba wants to sit back down with Sony and talk about HD-DVD and Blu-ray.
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Date: 2005-06-28
 
Supreme Court Rule Against File Sharing Networks
The U.S. Supreme court ruled against Grokster in the case of MGM vs. Grokster, saying that file sharing networks will now be held responsible if their intention is for users to trade songs or movies illegally.
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Date: 2005-06-28
 
Apple Mainstreams Podcasts
As promised by Apple CEO Steve Jobs, the latest version of iTunes, 4.9, supports podcasting.
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Date: 2005-06-28
 
High Courts Says Grokster Needs New Market
The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) handed down a ruling some people seem to be missing at least in part. The court ruled in favor of MGM over Grokster Inc. and Streamcast Networks on basic concept and that concept is the way they packaged their P2P, file sharing product.
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Date: 2005-06-28
 
Gates Give Over $400 Million To Fight Disease
Bill Gates is using his money to help out again, this time to fight disease. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has announced 43 new projects totaling $436 million.
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Date: 2005-06-28
 
Microsoft, BT Partner On Broadband TV
BT broadband users in the UK will have access to standard and digital television options next year.
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Date: 2005-06-28
 
Findory Mentioned On Slashdot
I just thought it was cool that Findory, still the only news site I find worth visiting, got a cool mention on Slashdot.
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Date: 2005-06-28
 
IBM Cell Processor A Military Grade Product
The forthcoming PlayStation 3 will have IBM's Cell processor inside. It's so powerful, the chip may have military applications.
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Date: 2005-06-28
 
Sun Offer Java Student Developer Program
Sun commits $180 million USD in training, tools, research, and grants to promote Java development.
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Date: 2005-06-28
 
Supreme Court Rules Against File Sharing Networks
The entertainment industry won a victory from the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of MGM vs. Grokster, which led to a ruling holding file sharing networks responsible for illegally shared songs or movies.
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Date: 2005-06-28
 
AMD Tries To Break Intel “Chokehold”
AMD filed an antitrust suit to attempt to break the "chokehold" they assert Intel has on the processor market. They claim numerous anti-competitive moves Intel has made in the past up to an including threats to computer companies for electing to use AMD products in any form or fashion.
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Date: 2005-06-28
 
Apple Brings Podcasts To iTunes
The recent explosion of the podcast has caught the attention of Apple Computers Inc. Apple plans to ride the podcast shockwave by providing access to podcasts though the latest version of iTunes.
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Date: 2005-06-28
 
Is Microsoft All Talk On HD DVDs?
Though Microsoft says it's not taking sides in the impending DVD format war, the announcement that the software giant is joining up with Toshiba to develop high-definition DVD players using a special version of Windows seems contrary to that claim.
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Date: 2005-06-28
 
Google Takes Over The World
...and renders it as a 3D map, of course, with today's debut of the next step in its map offerings, Google Earth.
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Date: 2005-06-28
 
Apple Thinks Different About Pricey iPods
The company that revolutionized portable digital music switches some prices on its iPod line of media players.
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Date: 2005-06-28
 
AMD Fed Up With Intel
Hector Ruiz welcomes Paul Otellini to the world of high-tech processor litigation with a 48-page antitrust lawsuit.
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Date: 2005-06-28
 
Oracle's Reports Strong Performance for the Fourth Quarter
Oracle reported a higher-than-expected net profit for the fourth quarter. This was largely helped by the company's acquisition of PeopleSoft.
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Date: 2005-06-28
 
Sun Opens Some Java Code For Developers
The JavaOne Conference for Java developers opens today in San Francisco, with Sun giving a welcome gift of source code to attendees.
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Date: 2005-06-27
 
Microsoft Bulls Into RSS Arena With Longhorn
The Redmond-based company will make a specification for Simple List Extensions available under the existing RSS license.
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Date: 2005-06-27
 
Toshiba Taps Microsoft For HD-DVD Help
A Monday announcement by the two companies will lead to their joint effort at developing next-generation DVD players.
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Date: 2005-06-27
 
AMD Continues To Dominate High-End Gaming
Superfast gaming computers from several niche manufacturers will get a new microprocessor from the chipmaker.
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Date: 2005-06-27
 
Real Provides Critical Update For Mac, Windows, Linux
The RealPlayer utility has several vulnerabilities patched with the latest security releases from RealNetworks.
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Date: 2005-06-27
 
Microsoft really embraces RSS
Lots of buzz in the blogosphere and in mainstream media about the news today that Microsoft will be building support for RSS into Longhorn, the next release of the Windows operating system due in late 2006, and not only in the next version of Internet Explorer.
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Date: 2005-06-27
 
What Default RSS Feeds will IE7 and Longhorn Carry?
What default RSS feeds will Internet Explorer 7.0 and/or Longhorn ship with? This is a one big outstanding question coming out of Gnomedex that right now does not have a clean and simple answer.
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Date: 2005-06-27
 
ProBlogger - Reflections on Guest Blogging
I thought I'd give a quick update - we've finished our tour of Turkey (amazing) and are back in London for a couple of days. I'm slowly leaving holiday mode as I have a couple of meetings lined up over the next day or two.
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Date: 2005-06-27
 
PartyGaming Trumps the Market With IPO
Shares of online casino PartyGaming, went up 11% after the company's initial public offering. The company was worth about $8.5 billion, but is now estimated to be worth about $9.1 billion.
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Date: 2005-06-27
 
Better writing through blogging
Blogging improves your writing skills...Better writing ability, and an enhanced ability to express yourself in print, is a rarely thought about benefit of blogging.
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Date: 2005-06-27
 
Sun Workstation Only $29.95 Per Month
A three-year subscription to Sun Services will get a developer a Sun Ultra 20 workstation as part of the deal.
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Date: 2005-06-27
 
DVD Wars Heat Up: Toshiba Brings Microsoft In For Backup
Toshiba adds a little Microsoft firepower to the high-density DVD war going on with Sony. The two companies announced today they would further their recent collaborations as they both work to develop the future of the HD-DVD format.
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Date: 2005-06-27
 
Cable Companies Don't Have To Share Lines
Today, the Supreme Court overturned a U.S. appeals court ruling saying that cable Internet lines are required to be open to competing Internet Service Providers.
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Date: 2005-06-27
 
Motorola Dialing Up Apple iPhone Deal
The two technology companies have been working to finalize their agreement on the iTunes-capable handset.
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Date: 2005-06-27
 
The press comes in on Gnomedex announcements
Google News is reporting 243 news articles about Microsoft's RSS announcements on Friday, including the Associated Press, BBC, Reuters, and many newspapers around the world (a coworker reports reading about the announcements in an Indian newspaper over the weekend).
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Date: 2005-06-27
 
Another call to replace PR with blogs
So Steve Rubel gets up at Gnomedex and says something along the lines of, "Blogging is PR with candor." I wasn't there, but I've read the reports of people who were.
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Date: 2005-06-27
 
Supreme Court Hands Victory to Big Cable Companies
A victory went to big cable companies today as the Supreme Court overturned a ruling by a U.S. appeals court, which said that cable Internet lines had to be shared with rival ISPs.
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Date: 2005-06-27
 
High Court Keelhauls Grokster On P2P Piracy
The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) handed down a unanimous ruling in favor of MGM in MGM V Grokster Inc. (Case #04-480). The movie and recording industries surely rejoice as the decision makes P2P sharing networks liable for file swapping of copyrighted materials.
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Date: 2005-06-27
 
Website To Make Congressional Reports Public
Ever wonder what information Congress knows but doesn't voluntary share with the public? A new website is aiming to mine the depths of Congressional reports to open the door to unclassified but difficult to find information.
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Date: 2005-06-27
 
Grokster Loses Supreme Court Battle
In a unanimous decision, the highest court in the land found that Grokster promoted its service as a means of infringing copyright.
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Date: 2005-06-27
 
Microsoft And Toshiba Team On HD-DVD, PCs
The respective heads of the Redmond-based software firm and the Japanese technology power affirmed their support of HD-DVD.
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Date: 2005-06-27
 
Blogs are about interaction and influence
Great article in The Independent newspaper yesterday about blogs and the business benefits by James Cherkoff, the advocate for open source marketing.
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Date: 2005-06-27
 
Microsoft Gets With RSS
At a conference in Seattle yesterday, Microsoft officials announced that Longhorn, its next operating system will come with RSS-friendly features making it easy for users to subscribe to them, and for developers to work with them.
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Date: 2005-06-25
 
Some Question Yahoo's Decision To Close Chat Rooms
Over the last week or so, Yahoo has been shutting down personal chat rooms. This came after a Houston television station aired a news report about chat rooms being used by adults trying to get minors to have sex with them.
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Date: 2005-06-25
 
Yahoo Closes User-Created Chat Rooms
Advertisers flee the chat section of Yahoo after a Houston TV station reports on child sex solicitations occurring there.
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Date: 2005-06-24
 
CardSystems Gets Fix For Security Breach
A solution delivered by security firm eEye was delivered and installed at the now-notorious third-party credit card payment processor.
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Date: 2005-06-24
 
India Outsources Your Credit Card Information
A British newspaper learns how easy it is to pick up personal details on 1,000 bank customers. And Americans are affected too.
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Date: 2005-06-24
 
Oracle Predicts Maffei Will Make A Good President
The former Microsoft chief financial officer will join the database company as its new president.
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Date: 2005-06-24
 
Sexual Predators Cause Yahoo to Close Chat Rooms
After a television news report about chat rooms being used by adults to influence minors to have sex with them, Yahoo has put a stop to allowing users to set up their own chat rooms.
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Date: 2005-06-24
 
Microsoft Embraces RSS in Longhorn
Microsoft's Dean Hachamovitz right now is on stage at Gnomedex. He basically announced widespread support for RSS in Longhorn and Internet Explorer 7.0. T
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Date: 2005-06-24
 
Microsoft Embargo Crumbles in the Blogosphere
Paul Thurrott says the embargo on Microsoft's Longhorn announcements on RSS - planned for tomorrow at Gnomedex - is crumbling.
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Date: 2005-06-24
 
Podcasting Roadshow Stopping In Vancouver
In a related note, the podcast roadshow's next stop is Vancouver. Eric Rice is the mastermind behind the string of podcasting and videoblogging events that have thus far stopped in Hawaii and Seattle.
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Date: 2005-06-24
 
Success for Dutch Business Blog Meeting
One of the great things about presenting on new media communication channels to a group of people of which over 90% are active bloggers is that it certainly keeps you focused on the precise relevance of the points you're making and which they're expecting to hear about.
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Date: 2005-06-24
 
NewsGator Online Adds Support for Podcasts
One immediate user benefit from last month's acquisition of FeedDemon by Newsgator is that a new version (beta) of FeedDemon's FeedStation podcatcher was released yesterday which supports NewsGator Online and, soon, NewsGator Outlook Edition...
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Date: 2005-06-24
 
IBM Finds A Place For 14,000 Jobs
And that place is India, as the computer firm discards 13,000 jobs in the United States and Europe.
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Date: 2005-06-24
 
Yahoo Closes Chat Rooms To Avoid Child Exploitation
Yahoo has decided to shut down its feature that allowed users to set up their own chat rooms. This move comes after a television news report about chat rooms being used by adults encouraging minors to have sex with them.
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Date: 2005-06-24
 
Junior Blogging
Okay, so the title is meant to imply that junior staff has taking up blogging as well - whether as students in public relations, those beginning their careers, or those that have targeted their blog to entry-level PR people.
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Date: 2005-06-24
 
Marketing to Small-Medium Businesses Via IT Consultants & Resellers
I was quoted in a special report by MarketingSherpa's contributing Editor, Dianna Huff. Her article stresses that OEMs can do a lot more to help IT consultants and resellers with selling.
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Date: 2005-06-24
 
Microsoft Extends Longhorn To Embrace RSS
Really Simple Syndication support shall be a feature in the long awaited Longhorn 64-bit operating system.
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Date: 2005-06-24
 
Roomba Rumbas To A Scheduled Beat
A forthcoming new version of the robotic vacuum cleaner gets a nifty upgrade and new software.
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Date: 2005-06-24
 
Browsers Face JavaScript Spoofing Issue
The way browsers handle JavaScript dialog boxes may pose a security threat to an unthinking user.
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Date: 2005-06-23
 
Cisco Networking Becomes Application Oriented
By embedding technology in the network, Cisco says it can provide secure application communication.
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Date: 2005-06-23
 
IBM, Linux Prominent On Supercomputer List
The BlueGene/L supercomputer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory placed first for the second consecutive year.
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Date: 2005-06-23
 
Google Wallet to Fatten Google's Wallet
This week, Google leaked information about another very smart thing they've done. Google is about to introduce an online payment system to help facilitate e-commerce.
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Date: 2005-06-23
 
Blogs are the New Press Releases
"The press release is dead, someone please tell the clients," Sally Saville Hodge writes for Marketing Profs.
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Date: 2005-06-23
 
Surprising User Expectations
One of the most enlightening experiences I've had in my 5+ years at Yahoo was sitting in on some usability tests. Being on the "watching" side of the one way glass is fun.
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Date: 2005-06-23
 
Microsoft Recruiting Paid Bloggers
MSN recently put out a call to hire paid bloggers to write and edit Web sites about five broad topics...
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Date: 2005-06-23
 
Blogs: No substitute for personal communication and trust in the workplace
PR Week published a pretty good piece about policies and guidelines for employee blogging last week.
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Date: 2005-06-23
 
Patent Office Decision Boosts BlackBerry Maker
The USPTO makes a favorable decision for Ontario-based Research in Motion with its finding.
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Date: 2005-06-23
 
New Report Focuses On PR Aspects Of Corporate Blogging
Niall Cook writes about a new report called How are corporate weblogs affecting public relations practice?
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Date: 2005-06-23
 
A media-focused guide to RSS
After I posted about Alexandra Samuel's RSS tutorial, I got an email from Linda Zimmer of Marcom:Interactive...
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Date: 2005-06-23
 
EBay Bets On ProStores Revenue
With some sellers seeking the greener pastures of their own web sites, eBay seeks to retain their presences.
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Date: 2005-06-23
 
Hotmail Users Get A Spam And Scam Safety Bar
Sender ID authentication alerts will now show up in a new interface as Microsoft tries to protect its users from spam and scams.
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Date: 2005-06-23
 
BBC blogs the G8
Newsnight, the BBC's flagship news and current affairs TV programme in the UK, will be blogging the G8 summit in Scotland on 6-8 July.
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Date: 2005-06-23
 
Baseball Game To Start On Xbox: Most Brilliant Publicity Stunt Ever
In a brilliant (albeit wacky) idea, the first two innings of an actual minor league baseball game will be played on an Xbox, with the third inning picking up where the virtual game left off.
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Date: 2005-06-23
 
Trying Out Odeo
So, I got my invite to Odeo, Evan Williams' podcasting service. Thus far, I'm not sure what to do with it.
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Date: 2005-06-23
 
Blog Tip: Shake it Up
The following blog tip has been submitted by Jon Gales - the editor of the wonderful MobileTracker blog. Learn more about Jon from this interview we did with him earlier in the year.
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Date: 2005-06-23
 
Apple's Halo: Running Windows Games On A Mac
The ability to install Windows XP on a partition residing in an Intel based Mac opens up new software possibilities.
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Date: 2005-06-23
 
Itunes In Europe Jams On Sales Of 50 Million Songs
Apple's iTunes Music Store in Europe hits a milestone in sales of legal downloadable songs.
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Date: 2005-06-23
 
Microsoft Indemnifies Partners From Intellectual Property Suits
The software and game console company will provide uncapped coverage for legal fees and a broader range of claims protection for its partners.
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Date: 2005-06-23
 
Your Focus Group Is The Blogosphere
An ad company demonstrates to a wireless carrier how it can market better by reading its target audience's blogs.
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Date: 2005-06-22
 
Japan Surrendering Moon To Robots
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency imagines a future where humanoid robots populate a lunar base in 2025.
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Date: 2005-06-22
 
CodeWeavers Crosses Over To Intel-based Macs
The makers of software that allows Windows applications to run on the Linux platform will support the new Intel-based Macs.
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Date: 2005-06-22
 
Windows OneCare Security Service Entering Beta
The Microsoft PC health service has begun accepting applications for prospective beta testers.
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Date: 2005-06-22
 
IBM Supercomputers Reign Over Field
The top two places, and six of the top ten supercomputers in the world, were all made by Big Blue.
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Date: 2005-06-22
 
MSN Local Search Expands Near Me
The beta test of a new search feature will display a local map along with local area search results.
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Date: 2005-06-22
 
Logitech Debuts Wireless iPod Headphones
A Bluetooth-enabled accessory allows users of the iconic media player to cut the headphone cord.
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Date: 2005-06-22
 
Gosh, What A Huge Surprise, IE, Firefox Still Spoofable
Our friends at Danish security research firm Secunia demonstrate how JavaScript is not your browser's friend.
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Date: 2005-06-22
 
Blog Business Summit August 17 - 19 San Francisco, CA
The annual Blog Business Summit is scheduled for August 17 - 19 2005 in San Francisco, California, USA.
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Date: 2005-06-22
 
Microsoft Server 2003 Tool Blocks Update
Similar to an offering for Windows XP, a new tool will better allow administrators time to plan upgrades.
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Date: 2005-06-22
 
TypePad Pro Turning In To ‘Real Pros’
It just came to my attention that bloggers with TypePad Pro accounts can now earn money from their blogs via an integrated service from Kanoodle, a contextual advertising company.
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Date: 2005-06-22
 
Podcast Awards contest accepting nominations
Shel and I don't get into much self-promotion, shameless or otherwise, for For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, our twice-weekly business podcast.
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Date: 2005-06-22
 
HP, AMD Team On New Notebook
The nx6125 notebook PC will be released by Palo Alto-based HP under the Compaq brand name that it owns.
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Date: 2005-06-22
 
Guild Board Ejects Video Games Deal
The board of the Screen Actors Guild overruled its membership and rejected a recently approved contract.
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Date: 2005-06-22
 
Blue Gene Comes In At the Top of Computer Heap
IBM's Blue Gene/L System ranked #1 in supercomputers in a new top 500 list. The computer figures things out for the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory with an unholy 136.8 teraflops Linpack benchmark. The computer has doubled in size during the last six months after this same computer ranked #1 six months ago.
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Date: 2005-06-22
 
Ebay Open To Development
The online auctioneer has announced a new web site to help developers build applications for eBay and PayPal.
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Date: 2005-06-21
 
Legal Music Downloads Scuttling Pirates
More people have been using legal download services like iTunes for their music acquisitions.
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Date: 2005-06-21
 
Study: Majority of Journalists Use Blogs
ClickZ reports that a new study by Euro RSCG/Columbia University shows that more than 51 percent of journalists use blogs regularly, and 28 percent rely on them to help in their day-to-day reporting duties.
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Date: 2005-06-21
 
Apple Goes Dual-Chip For The Macintosh
The era of the single processor Power Mac G5 has come to a close, and future machines will have dual-chips.
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Date: 2005-06-21
 
Carnival of the Capitalists at Blog Business World
Welcome to this week's edition of the Carnival of the Capitalists.....It's Carnival time again!..Grab your popcorn and cotton candy and sit back and enjoy...
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Date: 2005-06-21
 
Ketchum's iffy ideas
PR heavyweight Ketchum has come under considerable fire for the launch of its new-media practice, notably because the company doesn't appear to have any bloggers on its team who can bring any kind of experience to the table.
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Date: 2005-06-21
 
Making the most of ecto
At first sight, ecto seems to be a simple desktop client that allows you to author content for your blog. There are a couple of advantages desktop blog tools offer over control panels...
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Date: 2005-06-21
 
Cisco Orients The Application Network
New technology from the networking company promises faster, smarter, and more secure computer networks.
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Date: 2005-06-21
 
Developer Thinks Different And Sues Over iTunes
David Contois claims that Apple Computer has infringed on his six-year old design patent.
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Date: 2005-06-21
 
WOMMA Measuring Word of Mouth Conference
The Word of Mouth Marketing Association is holding a conference July 13 called "Measuring Word of Mouth."
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Date: 2005-06-21
 
Avalanche A Mere Pebble In The Pool
BitTorrent's creator Bram Cohen says the Redmond-based software company is full of hot air.
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Date: 2005-06-21
 
Microsoft Picks Up Sybari Software
Redmond completes its acquisition of the security software company as part of ongoing efforts to deliver Trustworthy Computing.
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Date: 2005-06-21
 
Death to IMAP Clients
After a long drawn out experience with numerous email clients (mutt/isync, mutt/mailsync, Thunderbird, Eudora, Mail.app, even Outlook Express in a moment of desperation)...
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Date: 2005-06-21
 
Netscape Releases Version With XML Fixed
A problem with XML rendering that hindered Internet Explorer on systems with the new Netscape browser installed has been fixed.
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Date: 2005-06-20
 
Microsoft Aims Avalanche At BitTorrent
British researchers for the Redmond-based software and game console maker discussed the company's work on a superfast peer to peer sharing system.
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Date: 2005-06-20
 
Computers Understanding Humanity
A new software language may give computers better comprehension of what their human operators mean.
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Date: 2005-06-20
 
PlayStation Pornable… Er… Portable
Sony's getting a little steamed as certain software manufacturers steam up the screen of their PSP gaming console with adult content. Sony finds the practice undesirable. I just hope they don't offer their 1998 Godzilla remake, talk about obscene.
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Date: 2005-06-20
 
The Going Gets Odd on ICQ
Software company Oddcast will provide ICQ with customizable animated avatars for instant messaging.
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Date: 2005-06-20
 
Microsoft Australian Alliance In Optus Partnership
An agreement between Microsoft's ninemsn presence and telecom company Optus for content delivery has been made.
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Date: 2005-06-20
 
Judge Change Possible In Microsoft EU Case
A controversial article by the judge overseeing Microsoft's antitrust ruling appeal may lead to a change.
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Date: 2005-06-20
 
Viacom Makes A Play For Internet Children
The entertainment and media company picks up Neopets Inc for a deal rumored to be worth $160 million USD.
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Date: 2005-06-20
 
Google May Add PayPal To List of Competitors
Reports are going around that Google is considering launching an online payment service that would compete with PayPal. An anonymous online retailer told the New York Times about it.
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Date: 2005-06-20
 
Carnival of the Capitalists Connects You to Great Content
Wayne Hurlbert at Blog Business World is hosting this week's Carnival of the Capitalists, the weekly aggregation of links to posts by a wide range of different bloggers that provides a unique focus on them for further developing conversations.
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Date: 2005-06-20
 
The Continuous Alarm Bell for Telcos
BBC News interviewed Niklas Zennstrom, the CEO of Skype, on Friday. The wide-ranging interview includes commentary on Zennstrom's early venture with Kazaa and discusses Skype and its impact on traditional telephone services.
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Date: 2005-06-20
 
Blogs4Troops Launched
Continuing his commitment to providing the US troops in Iraq the means to communicate with loved ones, Drew Olanoff has prepared another service that will offer the necessary tools to run a weblog.
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Date: 2005-06-20
 
List of Blog Networks
I've just finalised a revised list of blog networks and posted it here at The Blog Herald for those interested, but I thought I might share a few more thoughts on the subject.
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Date: 2005-06-20
 
Collaborative Technologies Conference: Settling In
So, I'm waiting for a session on real-time communication technologies to start. Just sat in on a panel on blogs and wikis for companies. I'm not going blog it, even though it was interesting. Anil Dash from Six Apart was up there, as well as Ross Mayfield from social text and Peter Theony of Twiki. Good stuff, but nothing I didn't really know.
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Date: 2005-06-20
 
LA Times Wikitorial Makes a Hasty Departure
As newspapers experiment with blogs and podcasts, it must have seemed like a good idea to the editors of the Los Angeles Times to see if another element of the social software suite could be put to good use.
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Date: 2005-06-20
 
Coca-Cola: "Remove the Link to Us"
Maybe I shouldn't be surprised, but I am. Big companies should have learned by now. But Coca-Cola stepped in it -- big time -- when they asked the owner of a fan site to remove the link to them.
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Date: 2005-06-20
 
CTC Keynote: Thomas Malone
Notes from the Collaborative Technologies Conference in NYC, mirrored in the wiki, from a talk I've heard before by Thomas Malone, the author of The Future of Work -- but also with a quick video conference with Jimmy Wales while talking about Wikipedia.
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Date: 2005-06-20
 
BadApple May Bear Good Fruit For Podcasters
A software plug-in for the iTunes Music Store adds a utility to find and download podcasts.
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Date: 2005-06-20
 
CDs From Sony BMG, EMI, Secure Against iPods
Since new compact discs from the two music distributors use Microsoft's digital rights management, music can't be moved to an iPod.
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Date: 2005-06-20
 
Users Prefer Data In-Flight Over Voice Calls
When it comes to the question of allowing cellphone calls on flights, respondents to a survey just say no.
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Date: 2005-06-20
 
Internet Importance In Iranian Elections
Blogs seem to be everywhere anymore, at least on the Internet. What kind of effect do they really have though? They get used to discuss literally everything. But, during the current Iranian election process, blogs have provided something much more fundamental, free speech.
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Date: 2005-06-18
 
Search And Portal Sites Becoming Media Providers
While CBS, NBC, ABC, and Fox dominate broadcast airwaves, Yahoo, MSN, AOL, and Google make the Internet play for viewership and advertising dollars.
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Date: 2005-06-17
 
Intel May Be Inside India Or Vietnam
The chipmaker plans to build a new $400 million chip assembly and production plant in Southeast Asia.
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Date: 2005-06-17
 
Microsoft, BT Go Item-Level With RFID Tagging
The software company and the telecom firm will be working together to provided radio frequency ID as a managed service to the retail sector.
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Date: 2005-06-17
 
eBay Backs Down On Live 8 Tickets
The online auctioneer had not planned to interfere with sellers of tickets to the upcoming Live 8 show in London.
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Date: 2005-06-17
 
Dell Wants A Bite of the Apple
Michael Dell, founder and CEO of Dell Computers said he'd like to put Apple's OS on his brand of computers, giving his customer additional choices. This would be great for Dell and PC makers everywhere and could certainly crimp the style of the Seattle slew but would Apple every go for it?
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Date: 2005-06-17
 
Ride the Podcasting Long Tail
According to new forecasts from The Diffusion Group, a US-based consumer technology research consultancy, demand for time-shifted digital audio files - that's 'podcasts' to you and me - is expected to grow from less than 15% of portable digital music player owners in the US in 2004 to 75% by 2010.
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Date: 2005-06-17
 
RIM Asks For Motion In UK Patent Case
A claim filed by a Luxembourg company against RIM partner T-Mobile in German court seeks to block BlackBerry sales.
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Date: 2005-06-17
 
Intel Tunes Up New Radio Chip
Researchers for the chipmaker have developed a prototype all-CMOS dual-band radio chip supporting all flavors of Wi-Fi.
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Date: 2005-06-17
 
Authenticity and Trust
Jesper and Jon is is looking for input on the relation between authenticity and trust. They believe there's a strong relation between them...
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Date: 2005-06-17
 
What Does the New Internet Mean for Business?
Perhaps the most fascinating conversation I've had in recent weeks was with Kevin Werbach, Janice Fraser (CEO, Adaptive Path, recently authored A Whole New Internet) and Philip Evans (SVP at Boston Consulting Group, author of Blown to Bits).
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Date: 2005-06-17
 
B2B Marketing and PR Internship Opportunity
I need your help. I'm looking for an exceptional college student to work with me on special projects.
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Date: 2005-06-17
 
Tech Media This Week
Sam Whitmore, the fellow behind Sam Whitmore's Media Survey, has launched a new podcast you should listen to: Tech Media This Week.
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Date: 2005-06-17
 
Blogger Gifts for One and All
Bloggers are very generous people. Bloggers help other bloggers, business people, and website owners (often the same people wear all three hats) all of the time. Offering advice, services, and tons of links, bloggers are simply very giving people.
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Date: 2005-06-17
 
Satellite Radio Takes Off To The Great White North
Canadian radio listeners will have the opportunity to subscribe to a pair of satellite radio providers.
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Date: 2005-06-17
 
Canadian Group Opposes XM, Sirius Licensing
A recent decision by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission will be appealed by a self-proclaimed media watchdog group.
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Date: 2005-06-17
 
A Midsummer Night's Longhorn Beta Test Dream
Microsoft officials disclosed a date for the Longhorn Server beta release during an online conference this week.
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Date: 2005-06-17
 
G8 Ministers Propose Anti-Pedophile Database
Three weeks ahead of the Gleneagles, Scotland, G8 summit, ministers and officials from the G8 countries agreed on a new international database.
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Date: 2005-06-16
 
Boeing Sees In-Flight Cellphone Use Taking Off
Once the regulatory hurdles are cleared, Boeing unit Connexion thinks in-flight cellular service could begin next year.
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Date: 2005-06-16
 
Ericsson And Napster Teach Mobile World To Sing
The partnership of the Swedish services company and the digital music service bring over-the-air music downloads to mobiles.
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Date: 2005-06-16
 
Fear and Loathing with Sarbanes-Oxley
The Financial Times has a story about how CEOs and CFOs feel about providing the financial markets and investors with guidance regarding a publicly-listed company's future earnings.
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Date: 2005-06-16
 
PR Gaffe Burns Wal-Mart PR Director and Agency
Daily Telegraph: The Wal-Mart publicity manager behind an advert that equated the retail giant to victims of the Nazis has resigned. Peter Kanelos, who had overseen public relations in Arizona and southern California on behalf of Wal-Mart, left his job yesterday, a few weeks after the company apologised for its PR gaffe.
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Date: 2005-06-16
 
PR Face2Face: Julia Hood, Editor in Chief, PR Week
Julia Hood is editor-in-chief of PRWeek, the leading publication for PR and communications professionals. She began her career in publishing, and subsequently held positions in corporate communications for such companies as Mobil and BAT Industries. Hood has been at PRWeek for four years, first as a reporter, then as Bay Area Bureau Chief. She was promoted to her current position in September of 2002. Hood has an MA in journalism from New York University.
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Date: 2005-06-16
 
BitTorrent Too Tempting For Spyware Makers
Users of the superfast file sharing system have been finding hidden surprises on their computers.
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Date: 2005-06-16
 
LAMP Engineer Needed for New Yahoo! Site...
Jeff Boulter (engineering manager for Y! News) is looking for a few good hackers for a new Yahoo! site focused on technology ...
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Date: 2005-06-16
 
The VHS, DVD Marketing Story
Somewhere Sony founder Akio Morita is smiling. As the world baby steps to a completely digital format for movies, music and other entertainment, VHS is slowly being left behind for the DVD format.
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Date: 2005-06-16
 
PR Compensation & Job Satisfaction Survey
Ian Lipner, of YoungPRPros, has launched a compensation and job satisfaction survey for North American public relations practitioners. Survey respondents will receive the full results of the survey-free of charge. Everyone else will get an executive summary. ALL responses will be completely anonymous and individual responses will NOT be shared with anyone.
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Date: 2005-06-16
 
Can Ketchum Walk the New Media Talk?
I was reading the press release issued yesterday by Ketchum Public Relations announcing their new service offering called Ketchum Personalized Media: "a global service that advises organizations to know how, why and when to integrate the growing roster of online and wireless media - from blogs and podcasts to mobile marketing - into their overall communications strategy," according to the announcement.
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Date: 2005-06-16
 
Trackback Spam Out of Control
My friend Charles Pizzo sent me a text message to let me know he was trying to trackback from his blog to mine, but it wasn't working.
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Date: 2005-06-16
 
Now 3,600 Internal Blogs at IBM
Fredrik Wacka posted a great snapshot report on internal blogging at IBM: Through the central blog dashboard at the intranet W3, IBMers now can find more than 3,600 blogs written by their co-workers. As of June 13 there were 3,612 internal blogs with 30,429 posts.
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Date: 2005-06-16
 
The Next Wave in Video Communication
I received a press release in my email overnight from Stuart Jacobson at Santa Cruz Networks announcing vSkype, what looks to be a very cool tool for holding video conference calls via Skype.
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Date: 2005-06-16
 
Corporate Responsibility Reporting Enters the Mainstream
International accounting firm KPMG has published the results of its latest survey on corporate responsibility reporting.
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Date: 2005-06-16
 
Research Indicates B2B Companies Struggle with Lead Generation and Follow-up
Companies continue to struggle with effective lead generation and lead management according to a new report, "Best Practices in Lead Development," by SiriusDecisions and KnowledgeStorm.
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Date: 2005-06-16
 
Word-of-Mouth Marketing Gets BtoB People Buzzing
I just heard that I was quoted in BtoB Magazine on word-of-mouth marketing (WOM). Richard Karpinski wrote the piece which, from what I can tell, is one the the first articles on WOM for B2B marketers.
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Date: 2005-06-16
 
Even Cingular Thinks In-Flight Cellular Is A Bad Idea
A letter from the nation's largest wireless provider to the FAA advises it to keep the ban in place.
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Date: 2005-06-16
 
Dell Would Be Glad To Think Different
While most heads of PC makers cowered from speaking on the record, due to their fear of Microsoft, a certain Texas-based executive spoke out.
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Date: 2005-06-16
 
U.K. Facing Asian Trojan Attack
Businesses in the U.K. face a sophisticated series of targeted Trojan e-mail attacks originating from somewhere in Asia.
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Date: 2005-06-16
 
RIM May Have Workaround For NTP Patents
The maker of the BlackBerry messaging device, in an impasse with a patentholder over licensing, finds another solution.
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Date: 2005-06-16
 
Yahoo Spending On VoIP And Blogs
The portal company goes on a shopping spree and picks up a couple of technology companies.
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Date: 2005-06-15
 
OpenSolaris A New Star In Open-Source
Yesterday, Sun Microsystems opened the 10 million lines of Solaris 10 source code to the development community.
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Date: 2005-06-15
 
Windows 2000 Still Running On Half Of Corporate PCs
Mainstream support for the now-aging operating system ends on June 30th, but many firms aren't ready to move to XP.
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Date: 2005-06-15
 
Napster, Ericsson In Music Download Deal
The agreement will allow for over-the-air downloads of music from Napster's service to Ericsson customers.
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Date: 2005-06-15
 
AOL Now Bruce Campbell's Favorite ISP
A study shows most zombie attacks on computer systems start at machines using America Online.
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Date: 2005-06-15
 
Browser Attacks Replacing Virus Threats
Criminal assaults on users online continue to grow, as thieves attempt to exploit browser vulnerabilities.
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Date: 2005-06-15
 
Cellphones Deadly For Drivers
A joint yearlong study by Virginia Tech and the NHTSA shows drivers are at greatest risk when chatting on a cellphone.
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Date: 2005-06-15
 
British Firm BT Group Launches Combined Mobile/Land Line
British telecom giant BT announced the world's first venture into combining mobile and land line services into the new BT Fusion service. BT customers will be able to switch between their mobile and landed broadband lines as they come and go from their home or office.
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Date: 2005-06-15
 
Yahoo Dials Up VoIP And Blog Deals
The new acquisitions place the search and portal company in the broader Internet calling and in the blog updater service sectors.
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Date: 2005-06-15
 
BT Rings Up Mobile And Fixed Line Fusion
British Telecom today launched the world's first combined fixed and mobile phone service for its customers.
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Date: 2005-06-15
 
Ericsson CEO Says Mobile Broadband Is New Media Channel
Forget about cable and satellite services. The forthcoming advances in mobile broadband technology will bring a big change in content and media.
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Date: 2005-06-15
 
Microsoft Keelhauls Pirated Software Sellers
The software company brought lawsuits against stores in California and Virginia, claiming they sold pirated copies of its products.
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Date: 2005-06-15
 
Novell Rejected In Court Against Microsoft
A federal judge has dismissed four counts in Novell's lawsuit, which accuses Microsoft of monopolistic practices.
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Date: 2005-06-14
 
Nokia Fixing Mobile Convergence
Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC) is the integration of wired and wireless telecom systems.
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Date: 2005-06-14
 
Geldof Upset Over Text Messaging Ticket Contest
Winners of tickets to the Live 8 event in London apparently wasted no time posting their ducats on eBay.
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Date: 2005-06-14
 
Sun Microsystems Opens Solaris Code
Tuesday, the technology company published source code for an open source version of the Solaris operating system.
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Date: 2005-06-14
 
NASA Tabs Two For CEV Development
Lockheed Martin and a team of Boeing and Northrop Grumman were selected to compete for the chance to develop the shuttle's replacement.
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Date: 2005-06-14
 
Stalker News Update: GPS Panties Ain’t Real?
Okay I admit it. Like a bunch of other media figures who didn't do enough homework on a story, I bought it hook, line, and sinker. On May 27, 2005, I posted a story about Forget-Me-Not GPS-enabled panties, only to find out later that I was utterly hornswaggled.
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Date: 2005-06-14
 
Mobile Phone Roundup
Nokia, Sony Ericsson, Motorola, and Samsung have all released information on new upcoming mobile handsets.
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Date: 2005-06-14
 
Nokia Browser Builds On Apple’s Work
Nokia will build a new Series 60 browser by adapting code fro the Cupertino-based computer company's Safari browser.
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Date: 2005-06-14
 
Will Apple and Intel Make It Work?
As you probably know by now, Apple recently announced that it entered a partnership with Intel in which Apple will use Intel chips in its Macintosh computers.
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Date: 2005-06-14
 
Intel Releases New C++ and Fortran Compilers
Intel has announced some new tools for software developers to aid with building threaded applications, and get the most out of apps on multi-core platforms.
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Date: 2005-06-14
 
Microsoft and China: The Cost Of Doing Business
Everyone knows right China is ripe for business, particularly the e-business. The population of China has number of well over 1 billion people for some years now and they are growing by leaps and bounds. They are literally a neo-industrial revolution.
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Date: 2005-06-14
 
Intrusion Prevention Advances
Symantec takes a step forward with a product capable of detecting and thwarting "day-zero" viruses.
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Date: 2005-06-14
 
Microsoft Admins Celebrate Patch Tuesday
The now-familiar second Tuesday of the month arrival of Microsoft security bulletins brought ten new arrivals to enterprises and individuals.
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Date: 2005-06-14
 
Nokia Supporting iTunes With New Phones
Among the seven new models announced by the leading handset maker include a couple that support AAC format sound files.
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Date: 2005-06-13
 
Apple, Nokia Developing Mobile Browser
The handset maker will use the same open source components as Apple's Safari browser for its Series 60 platform.
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Date: 2005-06-13
 
Microsoft Paints A New Graphic Design Tool
Codenamed Acrylic, Microsoft has made available its new professional graphics software for beta testing.
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Date: 2005-06-13
 
IBM Splices New Supercomputer From Blue Gene
Dubbed the Watson Blue Gene (BGW) system, the most powerful privately owned supercomputer debuted in New York State today.
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Date: 2005-06-13
 
Sony Ericsson Launches New Phones And Other Devices
Sony Ericsson rolled out a handful of new products including four new mobile phone models, a PC card, and other accessories. The company said it intends to increase its presence in the low and mid-segment market.
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Date: 2005-06-13
 
Snocap Defrosts Digital Music Registry
The company that wants to be the digital rights manager for peer-to-peer networks (P2P) opened its registry today.
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Date: 2005-06-13
 
Motorola Latest Identity Theft Victim
Two laptops containing Motorola employee information were stolen from a Chicago office of services provider Affiliated Computer Services over the Memorial Day weekend.
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Date: 2005-06-13
 
Microsoft Blocks Words To Appease Red China
Reportedly, Microsoft has been self-censoring certain words on the Chinese version of MSN in order not to offend the communist Chinese government.
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Date: 2005-06-13
 
Microsoft Patch Tuesday Arriving
At least one of the seven security bulletins for Windows has been designated Critical by the software company.
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Date: 2005-06-13
 
Nokia, Apple Working On Open Source Browser
The project will use components developed from the KDE Konqueror project that have been incorporated into the Safari browser.
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Date: 2005-06-13
 
HP PC Unit Goes It Alone Again
The union of PC and imaging and printing divisions wasn't working out for the technology company.
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Date: 2005-06-13
 
Sony Ericsson: Heapin’ Helpin’ Of Wireless Toys
Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson announced their new players in the phone market with 5 phone products, including a new 3G phone and they have a wide variety of features to peruse, play with and pay for. No price points were mentioned but one could assume prices would be competitive with similar offerings from companies like Nokia.
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Date: 2005-06-13
 
Trojan Horse Rides In On Michael Jackson Suicide Note
The latest trick on the "lets mess up people's computers" front is also an exercise in extraordinarily bad taste. On Thursday, British security firm, Sophos labs picked on Trojan horse packed into an email posing as a suicide note for the pop singer.
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Date: 2005-06-11
 
Nokia and Intel Team Up On WIMAX Development
Nokia and Intel announced that they are working together to speed up the development, and deployment of WIMAX technology to bring new capabilities to mobile users over high-speed broadband networks.
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Date: 2005-06-11
 
Speculations Made About Apple's Relationship With Intel
Recently Apple announced a partnership with Intel. Apple has started using Intel chips in its Macintosh computers, and by 2007 all Apple computers will utilize them.
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Date: 2005-06-11
 
Nokia and Intel Look To Standardize WiMAX Technology
Nokia and Intel are aiming to standardize WiMAX technology. The two companies are working together to speed up its development and deployment.
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Date: 2005-06-11
 
Microsoft Rolling Out Ten Patches On Tuesday
In its advance notification message, Microsoft will make ten patches available on June 14th, at least one of which will be a Critical patch.
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Date: 2005-06-10
 
Five Security Threats Are Very Overhyped
As firms resist rolling out VoIP and "Warhol Worms" threaten to wreck the Internet, Gartner advises security administrators to take a deep breath.
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Date: 2005-06-10
 
RIM Settlement With NTP Falls Through
After more than three years, the ongoing battle between the BlackBerry maker and a patent holder continues.
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Date: 2005-06-10
 
WiMAX Alliance: Intel And Nokia
Big names will give the nascent broadband wireless standard a big push toward widespread acceptance.
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Date: 2005-06-10
 
Apple And Intel Merger Theorized
Legendary pundit Robert X. Cringely thinks there's more to Apple's switch to Intel chips besides giving developers a headstart on porting applications.
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Date: 2005-06-10
 
Jackson Suicide E-mail Hides Trojan Horse
A malicious e-mail purporting to announce a suicide attempt by pop star Michael Jackson contains a link to a malware site.
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Date: 2005-06-10
 
HP Finds Big Advances In Nanotechnology
Researchers at Hewlett Packard utilize coding theory and propose a future design for nanotech circuits.
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Date: 2005-06-10
 
Intel Raises Its Expectations
As demand continues to be strong for notebook products, Intel has revised its sales forecast for the second quarter. Before it had predicted sales between $8.6 billion to $9.2 billion.
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Date: 2005-06-10
 
Game Companies, Voice Actors Reach Accord
The simmering dispute between the Screen Actors guild and game companies like powerhouse EA has been settled.
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Date: 2005-06-10
 
Ballmer Speaks On Tech Family Values
During an interview with the Associate Press in Washington on Thursday, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer mused about the potential of the home computing environment and issued warnings to the heads of households.
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Date: 2005-06-10
 
Microsoft Ten-ders New Security Update
Microsoft has 10 new security bulletins lined up for release next week. The June 14th release promises a number of other updates. The will air a webcast on Wednesday to discuss the details of the updates.
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Date: 2005-06-10
 
Jackson Suicide Topic Fuels Malicious E-mail
A mass mailed e-mail carrying a link to an alleged account of a suicide attempt by Michael Jackson connects to a malware site.
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Date: 2005-06-10
 
Sony And Toshiba Prepare For DVD War
The warlord known as Sony rides back to camp. He tells his generals there could be no parley with the lord Toshiba. They cannot decide whose sword will rule. No compromise can be reached. He commanded his generals to ride and muster soldiers from all corners of the land to prepare for the War of the Blue Light.
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Date: 2005-06-10
 
Seagate Turns Storage On Its Side
The hard drive company's perpendicular technology offers 160 GB of storage, which will make laptops even more attractive to buyers.
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Date: 2005-06-10
 
Microsoft Denies Indonesian Amnesty Offer
One of the worst countries in the world for piracy may get a break at a nominal cost per copy. Or it may not.
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Date: 2005-06-10
 
Microsoft Considers Music Subscription Service
Musings by a MSN manager manage to minimize music monetary movement in the market.
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Date: 2005-06-10
 
IE7 Tabbed Browsing Available Now For IE6
Microsoft's plan to finally add a feature found in many other browsers and add-ons comes to IE6 via the MSN Toolbar now.
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Date: 2005-06-09
 
Seagate Gives Laptops Big Storage Increase
Consumers who have been favoring notebook computers over desktop machines now have more reason to choose a laptop.
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Date: 2005-06-09
 
Apple Generates Interest With Intel Switch
In a little-noticed development at Apple's WorldWide Developers Conference, the company's CEO disclosed a hardware change.
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Date: 2005-06-09
 
Microsoft Providing Unbundled Windows To Europe
A version of Windows minus the company's Media Player will begin shipping to Europe next week.
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Date: 2005-06-09
 
Yahoo Sprints To Offer Flat-Rate Push E-mail Service
For $2.99 per month, users can add the Yahoo! Mail for Mobile service to their cellphones.
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Date: 2005-06-09
 
CDs, Visual Memory, and Digital Music Subscriptions
While waiting for someone to show up to a meeting, a few of us were chatting about music. Greg was playing a selection from his "music that'd scare you about the rest of my music collection" (or something like that).
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Date: 2005-06-09
 
Using Thought Leader Content As A Lead Generation Tool
I'm hosting this week over at the the Revenue Roundtable Blog. I just posted an article on, "Using thought leader content as a lead generation tool"
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Date: 2005-06-09
 
Media Hackers
Dave Winer and Steve Gillmor have coined a new phrase - media hackers. I like it. Dave envisions a future where the biggest podcaster is not Rush Limbaugh, but media-hacker stars that have yet to come to the forefront.
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Date: 2005-06-09
 
The Days Are Numbered For 'Gatekeeper' Journalism
Journalism is the rightful guardian of disclosure of news and information, and what should be disclosed and what shouldn't, and has a duty and a right to maintain that position.
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Date: 2005-06-09
 
Internal Communication -- The Real Challenge Of Employee Blogging
The more I think of it, the more obvious it becomes. The only long-term tool a company can use to "control" blogging employees is internal communication; the things we do to support a corporate culture where all employees understand what the company is doing, where it's going and why.
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Date: 2005-06-09
 
Stickiness
One thing all bloggers and webmasters want is return visitors. Many of us watch the stats and monitor this critical measurement of web success…if you come back time and time again, you must like me.
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Date: 2005-06-09
 
IBM Busts Open The Cell
The high-profile heart of the forthcoming PlayStation 3 will have key details disclosed in Barcelona today.
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Date: 2005-06-09
 
HD-DVD-R: Toshiba Fingers Its Blade
The mighty warrior Toshiba fingers his katana as sweat drips from his brow. After many minutes of this battle of wills with the warlord known only as Sony, a smile crept onto the face of Toshiba. He had gained something, if only briefly, in this contest of honor.
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Date: 2005-06-09
 
Asa Understands Normal Users and Firefox Users
It's always refreshing to know that the folks working on some of the highest profile open source projects realize that they (well, "we") live in our own bubble...
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Date: 2005-06-09
 
Blogs as
Revenue Roundtable put thought leader content into context, and one of the tools is obviously blogs. Take a look, there's a nice mindmap of the different sources.
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Date: 2005-06-09
 
Enterprise Wiki un-DRMs
In a great argument against DRM inside the enterprise (e.g. asserting control over email), a truly salient point...
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Date: 2005-06-09
 
CA Gets Clarity In Niku Deal
The all cash purchase valued at $21 per share brings the IT management and governance solution company into the Computer Associates fold.
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Date: 2005-06-09
 
Power Users Not the Secret to Alternative Browser Adoption
Mozilla product release manager Asa Dotzler argues that the real takeoff of Mozilla happened when Firefox came along and made it easy for "non-technical" users to switch away from IE. (Hat tip to Jeremy Zawodny for the reference.)
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Date: 2005-06-09
 
Canadian Professional Blogging Podcast No 2: Developing your Blogging Voice
Arieanna and I finished our next episode of our Canadian Professional Blogging Podcast on Monday. This is part 1 of a two part episode on developing your blogging voice.
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Date: 2005-06-09
 
Blog business cards: Networking your blog
They are almost universally found at marketing and networking events. Business people hand out dozens of their business cards every day.
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Date: 2005-06-09
 
Seagate Introduces Perpendicular 2.5-Inch Disc Drive
Seagate Technology has announced the world's first 2.5-inch disc drive built on perpendicular recording technology The 160GB Momentus notebook has 25% more capacity than the largest capacity notebook drive currently on the market.
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Date: 2005-06-09
 
DVD: The Next Generation Battle May Be Over
While neither Sony's Blu-ray nor Toshiba's HD-DVD have become the clear winner, consumers definitely lose.
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Date: 2005-06-09
 
Schwarzenegger Podcasts
Podcasting knows no boundaries as a communication channel. It was just a matter of time before high-profile and internationaly-known politicians embraced this medium.
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
Sun Brewing A Java Solution For The New Pope
The Holy See has chosen Sun to provide the management infrastructure for its communications.
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
Yahoo, Sprint, Team On Wireless Push E-mail
A partnership with a privately held company will cost $2.99 per month and give users Yahoo Mail for Mobile.
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
Apple Keys Intel Switch On Rosetta
Software translation of Macintosh applications designed for the PowerPC platform will let old program run on the Intel Mac.
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
Microsoft Exchanges Your BlackBerry For A Windows Mobile
The Redmond-based software and game console maker just told your IT manager how to save money with Direct Push Technology.
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
Wired Tries to Adapt to the Blog Age
Blogs are forcing journalists and journalism to become more accountable. And those who can't beat the bloggers at their own game (news/opinion), really better join them in adopting their best practices.
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
Pushing the Boundaries on Blogs: Do Fake Blogs Work?
Blogging continues to move out of the realm of personal diarists and into the hands of business professionals and marketers. The transition isn't always smooth, especially as creative marketers use blogs in new ways to promote products, businesses and business strategies.
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
Marketers, Get to Know Joe Blog
Posting's been light the last few days, for no real reason other than my laziness, but some issues have been stewing in the back of my head and I'll be posting more on them here shortly...
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
Microsoft Finally Releases Microsoft Update
Microsoft today at TechEd finally took the wraps off Microsoft Update, the new one-stop-shop for updates to everything Microsoft makes. The new system works with Windows' existing automatic update system, so its all good.
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
Pretty pictures :a question of blog aesthetics.
Is a blog that uses pictures in its posts more likely to succeed that a blog that posts identical content but doesn't use the pictures? Sure, we know that there are many other considerations in the success or otherwise of a blog, but take a pure economists view of a perfect market where both blogs are identical in every other way.
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
Preliminary Corporate Blogging Survey Results
Backbone Media has released some preliminary results from their onging corporate blogging survey....
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
Process Mapping is an Essential Step to Measuring Lead Generation ROI
It's been well documented that quality of collaboration between sales and marketing directly impacts ROI.
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
Blogs Are an Incomplete Customer Communications Tool - How Would You Make Them Better?
Blogs are interesting tools of business and business communications. There are a lot of useful things you can do with a blog. Interestingly, they're lacking in the one benefit most touted - customer communication.
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
On Patch Management
Microsoft sought to combat a widening public perception that open source solutions (OSS) were less expensively patched than comparable Windows systems.
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
Closing the Loop to Improve Lead Generation Performance
What's the power of closing-the-loop? A few years ago, I worked on a lead generation program with a client that launched a new product life cycle management (PLM) software product.
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
Windows XP N Is Shipping
Microsoft is sending out Windows XP N, the version without Media Player forced on them by a free market unfriendly EU, to manufacturers on June 15.
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
Microsoft vs. Apple: Comedy Wars
Apple and Microsoft spent portions of recent conferences poking fun at each other. Todd Bishop notes that Steve Jobs at Apple's developer conference displayed a widget for Mac OS X's Dashboard that counts down to Longhorn, 574 days away (inaccurate! Longhorn is just under 500 days away, if it ships on time…).
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
History’s Most Successful Hacker To Be Extradited
The United States has begun extradition proceedings for an alleged British hacker, accused of hacking into almost 100 US military and NASA computer networks.
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
Blog Elevator Speech
We need to position blogs correctly, now more than ever, as businesses realize their potential....
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
Travel Blogs Bypass Media
Rather than rely on travel writers to tout the best Pennsylvania destinations, the state's tourism office is relying on six bloggers to document their travels throughout the state. The AP tells us that...
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
John Battelle at OMMA Conference
While I have been attending the OMMA West Conference, I was able to go see John Battelle's keynote speech.
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
Yahoo Mail On Sprint Mobile Devices
Sprint customers can now get enhanced access to Yahoo Mail on their mobile devices. The two companies announced the launch of the first downloadable Yahoo Mail client application made for this purpose.
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
PR Face2Face:Clive Armitage, CEO, Bite Communications
Clive Armitage oversees the management of Bite Communications and the development of its different business divisions.
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
Bloggers: Slim Down!
Could someone tell Russell Beattie to stop putting ultra-wide images in his blog posts? They keep breaking my aggregator, forcing me to either scroll back and forth sideways, or just skip the posts and hope I can understand the gist from the 80% of the text I can read.
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
Is Apple’s Intel Switch the Beginning of a Cinderella Story?
For years the Mac was a highly specialized PC, ignored by most, but loved by certain industry aficionados. But no matter how dearly adored it was for its stability, security, and usefulness in the layout and design professions, it didn't have the appeal that came with heavy hitter Microsoft and Windows OS.
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
Live By the Virtual Sword, Die By the Virtual Sword; Gamer Sentenced For Murder
Chinese state media announced a life-imprisonment sentence for a Shanghai gamer who killed a competitor for selling his "dragon saber," a virtual weapon used in the popular "Legend of Mir 3" game.
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
Paying For Downloads? Why Not?
NPD just released some new figures suggesting that paid musical downloads are catching up to free albeit illegal, peer to peer downloads. This must be sweet music to the ear of the recording industry as services like WinMX and Itunes proliferate.
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
Toshiba Writes Up One-Time Recordable HD-DVDs
These DVDs will store 15GB of data, which is about triple the current capacity of present-day DVD-Rs.
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
Look, Up In The Web, It's SuperWorm!
Mytob variant bearing gifts of adware and spyware may begin making the rounds of good and bad computers everywhere.
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
In The Future, Everyone's PC Will Be Infected For Fifteen Minutes
Gartner research says "Warhol Worms" and four other topics comprise the five most overhyped security threats today.
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
Blogs Don't Need Opinion (Oops, That is One!)
Good blogs don't need to have opinions to become well read. They do need links; it's their air supply.
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Date: 2005-06-08
 
Apple Newsbites
As the legendary computer company kicks off its WorldWide Developers Conference, Apple makes some big and some little news.
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Date: 2005-06-07
 
Microsoft Gets Exchange Behind Windows Mobile Push
As announced at Tech Ed in Orlando, Windows Mobile 5.0 will have built-in support for e-mail push technology, as delivered by Exchange Server 2003 SP2.
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Date: 2005-06-07
 
Verizon Internet Access Flies With United
A partnership between United Airlines and Verizon Communications will add wireless Internet access to United's fleet.
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Date: 2005-06-07
 
Lenovo Converts IBM Deal To Tablet Form
The ThinkPad X41 Tablet represents another attempt to gain market share for a write-screen device.
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Date: 2005-06-07
 
Apple iTunes Turning Japanese
The launch had been rumored for some time, and was reported in a Japanese newspaper last year as scheduled for March.
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Date: 2005-06-07
 
Microsoft Beaten In Patent Infringement Case
A California jury sides with a Guatemalan developer's case and awards him a $9 million judgment.
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Date: 2005-06-07
 
Lexmark Won’t Get Its Day In Court
A petition to the Supreme Court for certiorari in its case against North Carolina-based Static control was rejected.
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Date: 2005-06-07
 
AIMing For Advertiser Revenue With E-mail
AOL has given its 22 million AIM users a free 2GB e-mail account, another in a line of free services.
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Date: 2005-06-07
 
Apples and Oranges No More; Intel-based Macs?
The days of "the only things Macs are good for are graphic design and newspapers" appear to be coming to a close. It seems like a smart move, as the years of product placement in movies like "You've Got Mail" haven't helped Apple regain the ground it lost to Microsoft in the 90's.
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Date: 2005-06-07
 
Microsoft Pushes Blackberry Into Juicer
Microsoft announced plans to jam, can and push Blackberry's email system onto the back shelf when Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced the Messaging and Security Feature Pack for Windows Mobile 5.0.
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Date: 2005-06-07
 
Users Tune In To Legal Music
Downloads from iTunes have pulled even with peer-to-peer service Limewire, a tie for second place among music sources.
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Date: 2005-06-07
 
BellSouth Rolling Out WiMax In R.E.M.'s Backyard
A test of wireless broadband in select areas of Athens, Georgia, will begin in August, and later extend to Florida.
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Date: 2005-06-07
 
Microsoft Building RFID Infrastructure
The company discussed the use of the .NET Framework, SQL Server, and Visual Studio .NET to enable effective RFID deployment.
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Date: 2005-06-07
 
Nortel Plugs Multimedia Into Outlook
The Supercomm announcement says Outlook users will be able to integrate voice and other media with the Outlook 2003 e-mail client.
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Date: 2005-06-07
 
Dr. Pepper Pokes Me to Be More Transparent
Every time I link to an article that I am mentioned in, thank goodness, Jeremy Pepper is there to leave a comment on my blog calling for me to be more transparent.
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Date: 2005-06-07
 
New Lenovo Tablet PC shows why Steve Jobs is switching to Intel
To understand why Steve Jobs fired IBM you need to look no further than the Lenovo Thinkpad T41 Tablet PC.
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Date: 2005-06-07
 
Apple Plus Intel Equals Surprised Mac Community
A rumor from mid-May about a possible switch from IBM to Intel chips may be about to become fact at today's Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Microsoft Makes Some Progress, Says EU
A recent proposal by the Redmond-based software and game console maker to avert antitrust penalties gains some praise in Europe.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Mytob Worm Threat May Be Serious
Security researchers urge users and administrators to update antivirus signature files and verify their systems have been patched.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Lenovo Tablet Lightweight But Price-Heavy
The new maker of IBM personal computers has introduced the ThinkPad X41 Tablet PC to the market on June 14.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
First The Foundation, Then The PR
What next for European unity, following the rejection of the idea of a European constitution by voters in France and The Netherlands? Stuart Mudie wonders if Europe needs better PR:
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
A Shout Out to Backpack
You can't read many blogs lately -- especially those relating to the ubiquitous getting things done (GTD) meme -- without stumbling across a glowing review of Backpack.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Guest blogging: Higher profile
Guest blogging. It's definitely something you should consider doing as a blogger. If you have a blog, having occasional guest bloggers appear on your own blog, is often a good idea as well.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Blog Channel to Multiple RSS Feeds
John Jantsch of Duct Tape Marketing is a highly innovative blogger and business person. Fresh marketing concepts are part of his stock in trade.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
The Tech Industry Is Quaking And We're All Trying To Figure Out What It Means
John Gruber is asking why I can't reveal technical details on the Apple decision to switch from IBM to Intel processors. Simple answer: cause my sources didn't have them, or wouldn't provide them. Apple is very compartmentalized to prevent leaks.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Podcasts And Interactivity
I reported recently on an ITWorld.com article that listed five reasons businesses should consider podcasting. One of them was that podcasts encourage two-way communication with listeners. Specifically, according to the author James Lewin,
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Ma Bell & Pa Bill: AT&T And Microsoft Look For Synergy
AT&T and Microsoft announce they are building a "strategic alliance" for the future. The program "revolutionizes" the next generation of IP communication. The press release for this big announcement was a bit lengthy but overall, this could be an extremely competitive offering in light of many other teams and mergers seen lately. The first big goal will be VoIPing the two companies.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
John Edwards' Video Blog
When they talk about convergence, I don't think this is what they mean, but convergence is exactly what it is. Sen. John Edwards, already a podcaster, has introduced a video blog-or vlog-that takes the form of an interview.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
AOL Takes AIM At Free E-mail
The big Internet service provider will offer 2GB of e-mail storage to users of its AIM instant messaging service.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Blog Conferences
The 2nd Blog Business Summit has been announced - it's just a few months away in August this year. I followed the last one closely online and would have loved to get to it partly for a number of the sessions which I really enjoyed but mainly because so many bloggers that I enjoy readers were there.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Interview with ‘Make Easy Money with Google’ Author
Rick has an Interview with Eric Giguere the author of Make Easy Money with Google. Here's just one of the questions and answers: ‘4) How much money can one expect to make doing this? and how much time do I have to put into it
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Microsoft To Give RIM The Netscape Treatment
Steve Ballmer announces new features for Windows Mobile 5.0 that will support wireless options in Exchange Server 2003 SP2.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Choosing the Perfect Blog (and Domain) Name
People often ask me what I'd do differently if I was starting my blogging from scratch - one of the big things would be around choosing better names and domain names for a few of my blogs.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
HolidayBlogger
The time has come friends where I check out of ProBlogging and slip into some serious HolidayBlogging (or HolidayNonBlogging as the case will be).
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Blogging Domain Name Brand Mantra
Darren asks, ‘What's in A Blog Name?‘. He's right, a name is a very important piece of becoming a successful blog. Think branding…it's all about branding. Certain names and words flow off the tounge and are more memorable than others.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Blogging Data We Can All Learn From
The BlogKits 2005 Blogging & Advertising Survey is about to close up. Here's the best part. I'm going to release the raw data from this study on ProBlogger.net next week for anyone to download and analyze as they see fit.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
The Onslaught Begins: Yahoo and MSN Messenger Begin the Assault on Skype!
Many of you have probably already read some of the many articles about the latest release of Yahoo messenger which incorporates VoIP..
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
The Process of Fundraising and Making Sausage
On April 28th we held a contest for the first blogger to post five details of the Series B Socialtext closed. Now, the details are out in our local paper. Socialtext raised a $3.1 million Series B round led by Tim Draper at DFJ that closed on April 15th.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Yahoo! No More Auction Fees
Revenue from advertisers in its paid search placement service has been so good that Yahoo has ended auction fees on its US site.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Big Blue Madness: If Only IBM Had A Brain?
IBM and The Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) announced they are beginning work on an artificial brain designed on the cellular level. They call this project the "Big Blue Brain". They should come to Kentucky in October; we've got millions of people with big blue brains.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Black Duck Gets Nest Feathered By Red Hat, Intel
A $12 million USD round of financing has the software compliance management company ready to expand.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Watching For News From Microsoft's Home In London
I'm in the Microsoft Home in London. They have taken over a home in a residential neighborhood here and decked it out with the latest technology.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Cisco Takes On DDoS With New Protection Solution
The ubiquitous networking company makes an announcement at Chicago's Supercomm 2005 Convention today about stopping Distributed Denial of Service attacks.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
So Much Goodness At Gnomedex
Scoble lists all the goodness going on at Gnomedex in late June. Lets play "bold-faced names" with who's there...
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
GlaxoSmithKline Blogs About Health to Stimulate Debate
GlaxoSmithKline, the pharmaceutical company headquartered in the UK, is blogging. More specifically it's GSK Laboratory in France (of course) that has started Avenir de la Santé.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Other News Coming Today Too (IBM Tablet PC and TechED)
Meanwhile, there is lots of other news. Steve Ballmer is speaking at TechED. Paul Robichaux is liveblogging his keynote at http://www.e2ksecurity.com.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Marketers are turning to blogs for online ad spending
Research out of Forrester is showing a growing interest to place advertisements on blogs and/or in RSS feeds. This should be no surprise, given the mainstream business coverage of blogs that has issued recently.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
del.icio.us Adds New Navigation Schemes
del.icio.us has added a number of new features that change how tags can be navigated. You can still view them alphabetically, but you can also sort by frequency.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Policies Compared: Today's Corporate Blogging Rules
On four points, all of the eight most well-known corporate blogging policies agree -- corporate bloggers are personally responsible and they should abide by existing rules, keep secrets and be nice. Those four principles are the core of today's corporate blogging rules.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Toon Boom Studio V3 Showcased at MIFA 2005
Toon Boom Animation announced today Toon Boom Studio V3 will be showcased at MIFA 2005, in Annecy, France. A Pre-Launch Special at $ 299.99 US is now offered to order Toon Boom Studio V3 before it is available and take advantage of a significant discount.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Building Rock Star PR Teams
One of the most interesting things that I encounter in public relations is team building. Not the touchy-feely stuff that you go on goofy retreats for, the team camaraderie building stuff, but on how you build a great team.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Noticing Technology Differences In London
Someone asked, in my comments, why I'm hanging out in Starbucks in London instead of a local cafe. One word: wifi.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Konfabulator 2 rocks
This says it all about the folks behind the latest version of Konfabulator, an application that lets you run a wide range of programs called widgets on your desktop.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Pentium Is Mac Daddy: Intel and Apple Process Together
Steve Jobs confirmed today what's been floating around for sometime: that Intel would be the supplier for Apple computers starting in 2006 and be fully integrated by 2007.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Microsoft Push Will Jam Blackberry
Microsoft announced plans to squeeze the juice out of Blackberry when Steve Ballmer presented Windows Mobile 5.0. The new OS provides a number of new features for the handheld market and promises to hit companies like Research In Motion (RIM) and Good Technologies below the keypad.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Steve Jobs Says Apple Will Use Intel Chips
A decision that was eleven years in the making became official during the opening of the Apple WorldWide Developers Conference.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Mozilla And Firefox Vulnerable To Old Frame Injection Trick
Something old is new again. Reports by Danish security firm Secunia indicate both Mozilla and Firefox browsers are susceptible to a flaw first discovered in 1998.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Your One-time Use Camera Is A Digital Camcorder
CVS Corporation has begun selling a disposable digital camcorder at its chain of pharmacies.
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Date: 2005-06-06
 
Does This Make Om Malik the Pat O'Brien of VOIP?
Om Malik likens VOIP to the "It Girl" Lindsay Lohan, saying it gets a disproportionate amount of ink for no apparent reason. Of course he's just kidding. Obviously he knows it's important given how frequently he enlightens readers about it.
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Date: 2005-06-05
 
Why Did Apple Switch To Intel?
John Gruber is asking why I can't reveal technical details on the Apple decision to switch from IBM to Intel processors.
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Date: 2005-06-05
 
Red Hat Aims To Remove Barriers and Spin Off Fedora
Open source solution provider Red Hat announced its strong commitment to patent reform to remove barriers to innovation at the Red Hat Summit yesterday.
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Date: 2005-06-04
 
Blogs Away: Why Blogs Are Important To Market Strategy
It is a "whodathunkit" kind of thing, isn't it? A web log, with its straightforward elegance, its honest and reciprocal dialogue, its inexpensiveness (though time is money), has become the next darling of marketing and public relations-a real time, two-way walkie-talkie, a bulletin board of instant feedback.
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Date: 2005-06-03
 
MSN Korea Hacked, Says Microsoft
The Korean portal reportedly fell victim to hackers for one reason: its servers had not been patched.
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Date: 2005-06-03
 
Microsoft Office 12 Will Support XML
The new default file format for some programs in the next Office suite will make it easier for other programs to interoperate with them.
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Date: 2005-06-03
 
AOL Testing DSL: “You've Got Faster Mail”
Customers in Washington DC and Chicago can try out the faster AOL service for $29.95 per month.
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Date: 2005-06-03
 
McAfee Acquires Wi-Fi Security Firm
The purchase of privately-held Wireless Security Corp. will give McAfee a Wi-Fi security component for its products.
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Date: 2005-06-03
 
ICANN: Internet Wide Open For XXX
Porno sites with sexually explicit material received their own top level domain (TLD) on the Internet as the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) begins to review a plan to change the suffix designation .xxx. The primary reason the domain designation is to help people filter out adult oriented content.
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Date: 2005-06-03
 
Britain Too Eager For Sony PSP
A burgeoning grey market for the PlayStation Portable game device in the UK ahead of the official September 1 launch has Sony angry.
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Date: 2005-06-03
 
Microsoft Lets The Other Kids Play With XML
Microsoft softened its heart a bit by announcing it will adopt an "industry standard XML" for the forthcoming Office 12 release, opening up the playing field to other popular office programs.
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Date: 2005-06-03
 
Red Hat Flips Its Fedora
The Fedora Project gets flipped into a new group, the Fedora Foundation, and spun off from the main corporation.
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Date: 2005-06-03
 
Hackers Booby Trap MSN
Microsoft is scratching its head trying to figure out how hackers hijacked MSN's South Korean website (www.msn.co.kr). The invaders' goal was to obtain user passwords.
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Date: 2005-06-03
 
Apple Cranks Out iPod Recycling Program
Apple offers its customers an iPod recycling program for the iPod line of products including the iPod, the iPod Mini and the iPod photo. The offer extends to one of 100 Apple retail stores and customers will receive a 10% discount on their next iPod purchase that day. Meaning one can't take it in today and come back on Thursday to get the new iPod then. Inevitably, it will be tried.
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Date: 2005-06-03
 
HP Will Tattoo You With iPod Mini
A continuation of Apple's agreement with HP allowing them to sell branded iPod music players brings the Mini to HP.
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Date: 2005-06-03
 
Microsoft Office 12 Embraces XML
Office 12 improves data interoperability for its customers by adopting a new default file format.
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
Nokia Debuts Entry Level Handsets
With growth in Africa expected to reach 200 million cellphone users, Nokia will bring two low-cost models to market.
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
EA, Qualcomm Team On Cellphone Games
Look for more of EA's games to begin appearing on cellphones as the company announces a partnership with Qualcomm.
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
Yahoo, Cisco Deliver Certified E-mail
The two technology companies have collaborated on joining their respective e-mail authentication solutions.
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
AMD Says Intel Dual-Core Not Really Dual-Core
AMD's senior VP for worldwide sales and marketing speaking at Taiwan's Computex raises doubts about Intel's competing product.
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
Samsung Boosts Wireless With New Laptop
A new notebook computer from Korean manufacturer Samsung will come with mulitple radios inside.
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
Blogumentary Film to Profile 59 Bloggers
John Hart, a former Hollywood executive, is trying to produce a "blogumentary" film about 59 bloggers who, in his view, represent the blogosphere.
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
Sun Rises With StorageTek
Sun Microsystems is buying Storage Technology Corporation or StorageTek for $37 per share in cash, adding up to about $4.1 billion. The acquisition has been approved by the boards of both companies.
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
Orders Of Magnitude And Overload
As I sat at my PC at gone midnight last night, doing email catchup, reviewing comments to various blog posts and RSS feed scanning, I thought - this is ridiculous.
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
Classical Management Style
If you ever receive a letter with an introduction ...
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
The Portal-Ization of My Inbox?
In Yahoo Mail today I notice a module for "top stories," a list of today's headlines. Why?
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
eBay Diversification Continues
eBay has announced that is acquiring Shopping.com in an all-cash transaction.
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
Blog directories:Two more available
Blog directories are a great way to add incoming links to your blog.
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
DMOZ Integrity Questioned By Editor
The Open Directory Project better known as DMOZ has long been a mainstay of the internet directory world.
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
ICANN Changes Porn Site Domains to .XXX
Porn websites with sexually explicit material will claim their own top level domain (TLD) on the Internet as the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) begins to review a plan to change the suffix designation .xxx. The primary reason the domain designation is to help people filter out adult oriented content.
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
Gnomedex Getting Close to Sold Out
Earlier this evening I had dinner with Chris Pirillo. He's very excited about his conference, named Gnomedex and told me that tickets are almost sold out so if you wanna come, don't wait too much longer to get a ticket.
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
How To Undermine Your Own PR Efforts
Recent statements by US President George W. Bush and some of his top staff members makes you wonder if they're getting or ignoring advice from people who understand the principles of public relations. It almost seems like a deliberate attempt to undermine their own PR efforts.
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
Weblog Empire launches The Gadget Blog
Weblog Empire is the latest blog network on the block and today it's officially going live with it's first new blog - the Gadget Blog - a blog about - you guessed it - gadgets.
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
The More you Give Away, the More you Sell
B.L. Ochman has a good piece on Seth Godin which is worth a read with a few interesting observations about the way Seth goes about his business...
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
The Importance of Blog Taglines
Steven is doing another interesting experiment over at Vaspers the Grate and is looking at Blog Taglines. He's put 59 blogs with their titles and taglines side by side and is asking for comment on them. He writes:
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
Seeking One Good Digital Photography Blogger
I've decided to open one more position up for Guest Blogging on Digital Photography Blog. There are already two bloggers who will be working on it - but I'd like one more blogger to help lighten the load on them.
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
New Office Formats Will Be Open XML
Microsoft has announced that it will make XML the standard format for all Office programs when it releases Office 12 next year. Microsoft says this will mainly benefit businesses who need to tap into a variety of databases, and will discuss more details at TechEd next week.
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
Luxpro Sends In The iPod Shuffle Clones
The Taiwan-based company has brought out at Computex two devices that bear a strong resemblance to Apple's tiny media player.
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
Affiliate Program Tips for Bloggers
Shai gives some good tips on hope to Make The Most Out of Affiliate Programs: ‘1) Provide good reasons for readers and visitors to keep coming back to your site where you have your affiliate links.
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
The MeWe Generation -- Crying out for authenticity
Swedish think-tank and research company Kairos Future releases their new book The MeWe Generation this month. It's "...a journey through new values and mental styles... a book about mobile and multiple young identities."
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
Listen to RSS feeds
The RSS Diary reports of Speakwire, a service that allows you to listen to (selected) feeds instead of reading them. I haven't checked it out in detail, but the basic idea is great. Both Rob at the RSS Diary and Speakwire makes a strange comparison, though.
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
Evangelists generate revenue
We know the power of Word of Mouth already, many os us, but this is a great example. From WOMMA: "...only five customer evangelists were responsible for generating $200,000 in sales (35-40% of its total revenue) for one liquor store in Chicago...
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
CMT Pays Man $100K Salary to Blog
CNN Money reports that Country Music Television has signed Chris Nelson to a one-year $100,000 deal to watch reruns of "The Dukes of Hazzard" on the cable channel and write blog postings for the network's Web site.
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
Verizon Invites Small Business to Try DSL
Verizon announced today a plan to let small business take advantage of high-speed access through their Business DSL program. Rebates will bring the cost down on the first three months of a one-year contract.
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
Shopping.com To Soon Belong to eBay
eBay is in the process of acquiring all outstanding shares of comparison-shopping site Shopping.com for $21 per share. This will come out to about $620 million.
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
X-X-X-it Stage Left; ICANN Offers Safer Porn Domain
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) plans to open up .xxx domains for pornographic websites in an effort to get them to self-segregate to the appropriate dark corners of Internet.
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
Conversagent Launches Financial Services Automated Service Agent
Conversagent, a developer of online customer service software solutions, recently announced the launch of an Automated Service Agent (ASA) for Harrisdirect.
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
Apple Charged, Loses Battery Suit
The makers of the iconic iPod media player chose to think different about customers experiencing battery problems with their iPods.
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
Yahoo, Cisco, Provide DomainKeys To Safe E-mail
The two tech companies have decided to join efforts and combine their e-mail authentication projects.
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Date: 2005-06-02
 
Microsoft Resets The EU Clock
By submitting a proposal to comply with last year's Commission ruling, the software giant earns a temporary reprieve.
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Date: 2005-06-01
 
Israel Uncovers Massive Computer Espionage
Trojan horse software was used by businesses and private investigators to pry into an unknown number of computers.
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Date: 2005-06-01
 
EU Official Claims American IT Abuses Open Source
The head of software technologies at the EU Commission's Information Society and Media Directorate General attacked major US firms.
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Date: 2005-06-01
 
Broadband Approaching Dialup Pricing
SBC and Yahoo have placed an offer for $14.95 per month pricing for DSL connectivity on the SBC web site.
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Date: 2005-06-01
 
Sony Faces Down Casual CD Copying
With the help of a UK-based anti-piracy firm, Sony BMG has instituted a test of technology aimed at stopping copies of copied discs.
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Date: 2005-06-01
 
Loopholes In Anti-Spyware Programs
Computer users of some anti-spyware products may be surprised to know their programs are skipping over some possibly unwanted software.
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Date: 2005-06-01
 
Microsoft Seen Supporting RAW Image Format
The Redmond-based software and game console company will work with Adobe, Canon, Fujifilm, and Nikon to better support digital cameras.
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Date: 2005-06-01
 
Harry Potter And The Library Sweepstakes
The biggest single print run in United States history of 10.8 million copies will see the first copy signed by author J.K. Rowling and donated to a library.
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Date: 2005-06-01
 
Behind Become.com's Second Round Of Funding
I'm sure most of you have heard Become has secured their second round of VC funding worth $7.2 million.
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Date: 2005-06-01
 
Five Reasons Podcasting Matters To Businesses
While it's the wannabe DJs who are attracting all the media attention in the fast-spreading world of podcasting, ITWorld.com has turned its attention to the growing use of the medium among businesses.
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Date: 2005-06-01
 
Price Alerts Don't Promote Shopping Or Browsing
I had a talk with my brother-in-law [who lives in Birmingham, Alabama] after he read my post on Oodle yesterday.
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Date: 2005-06-01
 
TypePad Blogs To Get Spam-Fighting Features
If you have a TypePad blog, here's some good news on what Six Apart is planning to implement as part of major improvements in everyone's efforts to combat comment and trackback spam.
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Date: 2005-06-01
 
A Flip/Flop Bubble of Microventures?
Vinod Khosla is getting back into seed funding something closer to what BusinessWeek...
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Date: 2005-06-01
 
A Grab-Bag Of RSS Toys
Robin Good has put together a list of RSS tools and toys, most of which I'd never heard of.
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Date: 2005-06-01
 
Microsoft Invaded… By Balloons!
Oh, the horror! Wes Sandford reached ten years at Microsoft this week, and his coworkers celebrated by unleashing 1,275 balloons inside his office.
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Date: 2005-06-01
 
Online Shoppers Not Very Market Savvy
All's not fair in love and Internet shopping. And a new study, entitled "Open to Exploitation" shows that online shoppers are clueless about their vulnerability to abuse from retailers.
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Date: 2005-06-01
 
EU Considering Microsoft Proposal In Antitrust Case
Microsoft has made an offer to EU regulators, one that will finally settle their long-running antitrust case and will see Microsoft complying with the court's late 2004 ruling.
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Date: 2005-06-01
 
Seth Godin, Keep Thinking About Podcasting
Of all the people I would actually *like* to see pickup podcasting, Seth Godin's on my short list.
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Date: 2005-06-01
 
Yahoo Shares Best Practices for Employee Blogs
Yahoo today released its corporate guidelines/best practices for employee blogs.
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Date: 2005-06-01
 
Weblogs Inc. Takes "Lincoln Logs" Approach to Trackbacks
Marc Orchant discusses how Weblogs Inc. and Boing Boing are integrating trackbacks via Technorati, thereby avoiding link spam.
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Date: 2005-06-01
 
Protecting RSS Feeds from Theft
Paul has come up with a cool way to put off those wanting to rip off your content by republishing your full RSS feed -
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Date: 2005-06-01
 
When Blogs Grow Too Quickly
There is a great post over at The Return of Design that shows the danger in your site becoming too big to quickly in the eyes of Search Engines.
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Date: 2005-06-01
 
Blog Layout Continued - The Perfect Number of Columns?
Peter Flaschner has a great post on The Perfect Number of Columns which I think bounces off my post on Blog Layout (I say ‘I think' because he doesn't link to it -
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Date: 2005-06-01
 
Building Blogging Relationships - Email
Taughnee left a simple but very helpful tip on my last post in the building blogging relationships series that I thought was worth promoting up as a main post as it's something that I too do.
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Date: 2005-06-01
 
Corporate Bloggers earn $40k - $70k
There is an article in the WSJ today on how Blogging is becoming a Corporate Job for an increasing number of people:
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Date: 2005-06-01
 
Red Hat Doffs Its Chapeau To Directory Server
The Raleigh NC-based Linux distributor brings out a LDAP-based server at a New Orleans summit.
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Date: 2005-06-01
 
Court Filing Complains About Microsoft Icons
The Redmond-based software company will have to make adjustments to the Windows XP operating system to satisfy a court ruling.
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Date: 2005-06-01
 
A Famous Mouse Goes Virtual
When Walt Disney said "It all started with a mouse," he didn't mean the optical type with a scroll wheel.
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Date: 2005-06-01
 
eBay Goes Shopping
eBay announced that it is buying comparison-shopping site Shopping.com for about $620 million in cash. The acquisition will give eBay's many sellers a new sales channel and access to a new set of buyers.
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Date: 2005-06-01
 
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