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On Blog Depression
The Nonist has a public service pamphlet on blog depression that I suspect a few visitors of ProBlogger might need to read...
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Date: 2005-07-31
 
Constantly Waiting for TypePad
'Waiting for TypePad...' is a phrase I have now memorized when it comes to publishing posts to any of my blogs.
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Date: 2005-07-31
 
Blogher Is Important For All Bloggers To Pay Attention To
I'm quickly reading the Blogher reporting. Nancy White has a TON of notes. You can see the world changing.
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Date: 2005-07-31
 
DVD Wars Looking For the 20th Century Fox
Blu-Ray launched another offensive in the DVD war in the form of the 20th Century Fox studio. Make no bones about it; it is a war as Sony, Toshiba and all the companies who've signed off on the respective high definition formats continue to look for an edge.
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Date: 2005-07-30
 
IE7 Beta For Windows XP Reviewed
I just finished trying out Internet Explorer 7 (no thanks to Microsoft's PR department), and while it is an evolution over IE6 (XP SP2), it is certainly no revolution.
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Date: 2005-07-30
 
eBusiness Rumors
Is Skype up for sale? Is Google the likely buyer? Or Rupert Murdoch, who almost bought it last week for $3 billion?...
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Date: 2005-07-30
 
BlogHer today
There's quite an event taking place today in California - the BlogHer conference.The brainchild of...
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Date: 2005-07-30
 
31 Days to Building a Better Blog
Starting Monday I'm going to turn up the ‘Blog Tips' volume to 11 and am going to attempt to vomit onto you everything I know about how to make your blog better.
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Date: 2005-07-30
 
Are we reduced to only one voice?
One of the arguments I keep hearing for using blogs for just about everything from marketing to press releases is that they are written in a natural, authentic, human voice.
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Date: 2005-07-30
 
Memo to mainstream media
If you read US journalist Bob Cauthorn's lengthy post on Corante's Rebuilding Media, you might get a strong impression that blogs and mainstream media are a mixture that should never, ever, come together.
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Date: 2005-07-30
 
Press Releases For All
In part of his response to my post on the press release meme, Eric Schartzman wrote, "...it's tough, in today's 24/7 news cycle where everyone has access to the newswires online, the segregate a news releases to just the news media."
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Date: 2005-07-30
 
Bloggers: Speakers As Well As Writers
Bloggers should add speaking engagements to their already growing repetoire of skills....
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Date: 2005-07-30
 
HP iPods No More
By the end of September, Hewlett-Packard will no longer be selling Apple iPods under its own brand. The two companies seem to be done with each other after only joining forces last year.
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Date: 2005-07-30
 
Sybase To Extend iAnywhere
Sybase is working on acquiring mobile software solutions provider Exended Systems through a cash merger valued at about $71.3 million, or $4.460847 per share.
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Date: 2005-07-30
 
Details On IE7’s Standards Compliance
The IE blog details the CSS/web standards compliance bugs they are fixing or have already fixed in IE7.
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Date: 2005-07-30
 
Microsoft Wins At “Charades” Over Google
A California Superior Court judge has sided with Microsoft in barring Kai-Fu Lee from working for Google.
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Date: 2005-07-29
 
Cisco Reaches Accord With Security Researcher
Former ISS employee Michael Lynn has agreed to terms with Cisco that will end its suit against him.
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Date: 2005-07-29
 
Alaska Blog
Taughnee Stone writes that she's starting a new Pro Blog - the Alaska Blog and writes an interesting post about the first four days blogging and the response that she's had so far.
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Date: 2005-07-29
 
AdSense Plugin for WordPress Blogs
Digital Point's forums has an interesting post announcing an Adsense plugin for WordPress with the following features.
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Date: 2005-07-29
 
What mood is your blog?
iveJournal is mining the 100,000 daily blog posts generated across its network to track the emotion in their corner of the blogosphere.
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Date: 2005-07-29
 
The Best Blog Content
ust stumbled upon an article at awesomeblogs.com which looks at Why Blogs Have Become the Search Engine Optimization Equalizer.
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Date: 2005-07-29
 
Teens and Technology
There's an interesting report at Pew Internet on Teens and Technology which is the second this week that highlights the opportunities for tapping into the younger internet using market.
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Date: 2005-07-29
 
Sarbanes-Oxley Impacting IT After 3 Years
The original outcry that greeted the passage of the corporate accountability law has muted to a low hum of conformity.
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Date: 2005-07-29
 
Microsoft Exchange Server Migration With Dell
For people who plan to upgrade to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 before the end of the year, Dell is offering pre-configured server, storage and software packages and professional migration services.
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Date: 2005-07-29
 
Google Snatching Real Estate Business From Newspapers
Two new real estate reports were released Wednesday by Classified Intelligence and Borrell Associates. Word is that Google is trying to lure real estate ad money to Adwords, and away from classifieds.
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Date: 2005-07-29
 
From Hippies to Hackers
They've set up tents in the Netherlands for a weekend of sandal and tie-dyed counterculture misanthropic antidisestablishmentarianism over vegetarian meals and free ice cream while discussing the "politics of psychedelic research." Hippies, you say? Nope. Hackers.
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Date: 2005-07-29
 
Amazon.com Seeks Man-In-The-Middle Patent
The patent application isn't exactly the 1-Click kerfuffle reprised, but one that seems to cast Amazon as a service seller instead of just a product seller.
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Date: 2005-07-29
 
HP Punts Fiorina's iPod Sales Initiative
CEO Mark Hurd seems intent on purging HP of the effect of just about every decision ex-CEO Carly Fiorina made during her tenure.
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Date: 2005-07-29
 
Apple Isn't Long Tail Friendly to Podcasters
As I browse through the podcasts on the iTunes Music Store at the podcasts I notice something really important is missing...
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Date: 2005-07-29
 
Cisco, ISS File Suit To Silence Researcher
The networking giant claims its intellectual property rights will be violated by further discussion of flaws in its IOS software.
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Date: 2005-07-28
 
PGP Creator Developing Secure VoIP Phones
Phil Zimmermann has been developing a prototype application designed to encrypt voice calls made over the Internet.
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Date: 2005-07-28
 
VeriSign, 3Com In Bug Buying Business
Those companies own iDEFENSE and TippingPoint, two firms that have announced plans to pay security researchers for vulnerabilities they find.
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Date: 2005-07-28
 
Hear It On XM, Buy It On Napster
An agreement between the two companies will give Napster another promotional outlet for its service.
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Date: 2005-07-28
 
Don't Believe Everything You Read in the Media
I like listening to Adam Curry's Daily Source Code as background listening as I'm working. That's how I usually listen to radio - background listening while I'm doing something else.
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Date: 2005-07-28
 
Podcast your blog with Talkr
An interesting concept - write your blog posts and then make that content available in audio format for anyone to listen to your blog.
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Date: 2005-07-28
 
Vista Press Kit Images
Microsoft has released some pretty pictures as part of its Windows Vista virtual press kit. Check ‘em out (and click to enlarge)...
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Date: 2005-07-28
 
Plagiarism of the Biggest Blogger in a Small Country
Coolhunter tells the story in Estonian how the biggest blogger in a small country, Kaur Kender, an accomplished writer, stopped blogging [via Mul on Savi].
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Date: 2005-07-28
 
H&K's Emergency Response Blog
If you haven't read Niall Cook's description of the blog Hill & Knowlton's London office created to address the terrorist situation, it's worth your time.
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Date: 2005-07-28
 
Editorial Structure and Social Media
John Battelle on the LA Times Wikitorial fiasco: But when I read about this, I instantly recognized a core problem with the approach: it was top down community, rather than bottom up....
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Date: 2005-07-28
 
Blogging a Business Closure
BL Ochman writes about her client and friend, Paul Purdue, founder of iFulfill.com, who is in the midst of every entrepreneur's nightmare - he's going out of business, and he's using his blog to chronicle what he calls "the demise."
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Date: 2005-07-28
 
The New Way to Get Your Product Noticed?
Scott Isaacs pumps up my ego. But, he's wrong. Getting on an A-list blogger might have been good enough two years ago to generate some buzz.
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Date: 2005-07-28
 
Chinese Blog to List on NASDAQ
China Economic Net has an article on a Chinese Blogge, Fang Xingdong, who is looking at listing his blogging business on the NASDAQ.
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Date: 2005-07-28
 
OJR jumps into wiki journalism
The Online Journalism Review is one of the best sources of reporting on the applications of new media to the journalism business.
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Date: 2005-07-28
 
How To Be A Blogging Idol Instead Of An Idle Blogger
Todd Mintz writes a very worthwhile article at How To Be A Blogging Idol Instead Of An Idle Blogger which I think is a must read for bloggers wanting to start out in ProBlogging.
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Date: 2005-07-28
 
More predictions of podcasting's demise
First it was Frank Barnako from CBS Marketwatch. Then it was Anjali Athavaley from the Washington Post.
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Date: 2005-07-28
 
A Couple Things From Microsoft Blogs
A couple of quick things from the Microsoft employee blogs (they are at blogs.msdn.com ...
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Date: 2005-07-28
 
Microsoft Premium For A Few Dollars More
Company CEO Steve Ballmer tells financial analysts the software company will deliver enterprise versions of Windows and Office.
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Date: 2005-07-28
 
The Press Release Meme
The "press release is dead" meme just won't go away. Every time you turn around, somebody is proclaiming that blogs will replace press releases.
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Date: 2005-07-28
 
I Want My MTV Mobile Messaging Platform
I want my… I want my… I want my MTV mobile messaging platform. Somehow it just doesn't have the same ring as the slogan of my youth but then again, it's not my youth anymore is it. As recent studies show, this generation of youth likes the instant messaging phenom and MTV plans on utilizing it.
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Date: 2005-07-28
 
Scoble Speaks for Microsoft on a Media Issue
Robert Scoble, Microsoft's most well-known corporate blogger, is lashing out against The Register...
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Date: 2005-07-28
 
Sun Rises On Two Million Solaris Licenses
Solaris 10 has been a freely available download from Sun's website, and has averaged 11,000 registrations per day.
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Date: 2005-07-27
 
Mission Impossible Statements
Most large companies have a mission statement, an expression that sets out the purpose of the organization or what the organization intends to achieve over time.
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Date: 2005-07-27
 
Microsoft Cuts Off Pirates
Microsoft announced that it is now requiring Windows Genuine Advantage for use of the Windows Update, Microsoft Update and Office Update sites.
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Date: 2005-07-27
 
Napster Turns it Up With XM Satellite Radio
Napster and XM Satellite Radio have joined forces under a strategic partnership to integrate Napster's online music services and XM's satellite radio service.
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Date: 2005-07-27
 
Wanted: A Grittier Online Presence
TNT will debut a new crime series called "Wanted" on July 31, and tabbed Atlanta-based Studiocom to provide a web-based interactive presence.
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Date: 2005-07-27
 
Windows Vista Beta Bound: Next Week
The Windows formerly known as Longhorn landed in the laps of developers today in a beta format. August 3rd was the date they announced last week when the named this beast Vista but Microsoft got so excited they couldn't contain themselves and sent it out today.
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Date: 2005-07-27
 
Amazon's Net Income Down, But Sales Up
Amazon.com reported its financial results for the second quarter today. These included a decrease in net income, which fell to $52 million compared to $76 million in last year's second quarter.
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Date: 2005-07-27
 
Nearly All Teens Have Web Skills
They are online, half of them on a daily basis, and use the Internet for news, games, and instant messaging.
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Date: 2005-07-27
 
This Vista Is Only A Test
Microsoft Sends 10,000 people the Beta 1 version of its next-generation operating system a few days early.
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Date: 2005-07-27
 
Kutaragi: PlayStation3 Will Be Expensive
In the $10 billion USD world of videogames, the tagline for the next-generation console from Sony might be "If you have to ask, you can't afford it."
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Date: 2005-07-27
 
Anti-piracy Measures Now Include Windows Update
This validation process is in place right now as I discovered when I visited the Windows Update site today to install an optional update.
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Date: 2005-07-27
 
SANS Update Quarterly Threat List
Fix these vulnerabilities or face the risk of your machine being taken over remotely by unauthorized hackers.
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Date: 2005-07-26
 
Microsoft Anti-Piracy Plan Launched
The Windows Genuine Advantage program has moved from an optional one to a requirement to obtain updates.
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Date: 2005-07-26
 
Motorola Debuts Blackberry Killer
The Motorola Q running Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 has been announced, with a QWERTY keyboard and Exchange 2003 compatibility.
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Date: 2005-07-26
 
EMC Raps Storage Arrays With DMX-3
The company announced its largest and fastest storage solution on Monday, the Symmetrix DMX-3.
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Date: 2005-07-26
 
Construction Begins On New Intel Factory in Arizona
Yesterday, Intel announced that it plans to build a new 300-mm wafer fabrication factory called Fab 32 on its site in Chandler, Arizona.
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Date: 2005-07-26
 
Russia’s Biggest Spammer Murdered
Moscow investigators report that greed, not anti-spamming nor a contract, resulted in Vardan Kushnir's death.
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Date: 2005-07-26
 
MSN "deletes" Apple
I see that MSN Virtual Earth "deleted" Apple's headquarters (that's the Register's headline, not mine).
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Date: 2005-07-26
 
Apple Doubles Mini Memory, Speeds Up iBooks
Three models of the Mac mini will include 512 MB of memory, with the starting price remaining at $499.
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Date: 2005-07-26
 
Arizona’s Hot Tax Incentives Draw Intel
The world's largest chipmaker will invest $3 billion USD in a semiconductor plant to be built in Arizona.
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Date: 2005-07-26
 
Cisco Snatches Sheer Networks for $97 Million
Networking mammoth Cisco Systems announced the purchase of Sheer Networks based in San Jose, California. The $97 million deal will add Sheer's intelligent network and service management products to Cisco's already vast services.
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Date: 2005-07-26
 
Microsoft Rewards Honesty With Anti-Piracy Program
In an effort to discourage piracy of Windows XP, Microsoft announced that customers wishing to update their versions of the program will have to prove their copy is genuine. The Redmond, Wash.-based software company is also offering a bit of amnesty to those who've unwittingly installed or received pirated copies.
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Date: 2005-07-26
 
MindComet Opens Up SpacePost
So you thought you'd heard it all when MindComet said they were going to beam blogs into space. Well, they did it and now they're going to beam something else into space. They are opening their deep space message transmission service to all Internet users who don't want to maintain a blog.
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Date: 2005-07-26
 
Microsoft Adds Verification To Subtract Piracy Losses
The Windows Genuine Advantage program leaves the pilot testing phase and becomes a mandatory check against pirated software.
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Date: 2005-07-26
 
Cisco Is Spending Cash On Sheer Networks
The deal will be worth $97 million USD in cash and assumed options as the networking company adds a privately held San Jose company.
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Date: 2005-07-26
 
Samsung Plus XM Equals Podcasts
Korean electronics giant Samsung will make two portable mp3 players that can carry XM Satellite Radio content.
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Date: 2005-07-26
 
Yahoo Bringing Tiger Widgets To Web
Sunnyvale-based Yahoo has purchased Konfabulator, which introduced the "widget" concept on the Mac in 2002.
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Date: 2005-07-25
 
Espionage Not Just For Spies Anymore
One security firm finds a worm intended for stealing files traces its origins back to one country - China.
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Date: 2005-07-25
 
Microsoft Wants Japanese 360 Fans
The original Xbox sold poorly in Japan, and Microsoft wants to avoid another spanking from Sony in the second biggest global game market.
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Date: 2005-07-25
 
Ads Becoming Massive Presence In Games
New York-based Massive Inc., a provider of the first video game network, can deliver in-game ads with full video and sound.
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Date: 2005-07-25
 
Through the side window with RSS
A story from the Associated Press has some great sound bites from mainstream media and others about RSS.
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Date: 2005-07-25
 
Video Game Gadfly Goes After Sims2
So you thought the dirty video game scandals were over? Not by a long shot! Miami attorney Jack Thompson got a fresh horse and began his next charge in his never ending attempt to expurgate video games and expunge media in general of material he finds offensive.
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Date: 2005-07-25
 
Did Anti-Spam Gang Kill Russian Spammer?
Certain anti-spam parties have made threats in the past against some of the world's more notorious spammers.
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Date: 2005-07-25
 
Intel To Build 300-mm Wafer Fabrication Facility in Arizona
Intel announced today that it plans to build a new 300-mm wafer fabrication facility called Fab 32 on its property in Chandler, Arizona.
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Date: 2005-07-25
 
Acronym Alert: EMC To Release DMX-3, IBM VP Unimpressed
Described in smug detail by IBM as "monolithic," EMC's new Symmetrix DMX-3 data-storage system will be biggest system on the market, just shy of a beached whale.
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Date: 2005-07-25
 
Guess What EA’s Got In Its Pocketses?
Electronic Arts (EA) won the rights to "its precious", "The Lord of the Rings" (LOTR) electronic game franchise in the form of two new games for the electronic gaming giant. The games should fit nicely into the LOTR catalog EA already has.
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Date: 2005-07-25
 
It’s How Many Flops? Japan Begins Supercomputer Development
According to the Kyodo News, Japan is working on a computer that runs faster than Tom Cruise from reality. In fact, it'll be 73 times faster than the world's current speed demon, IBM's American Blue Gene/L, or so says a very confident group of Japanese scientists.
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Date: 2005-07-25
 
MSNBC.com Adding Video To MSN Messenger
The online presence for the MSNBC cable channel drew nearly 23.8 million visitors in June.
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Date: 2005-07-25
 
Game Developing Pros And Cons
Game Developer magazine has published its 2005 Game Career Guide. Some in the industry would consider a game career warning guide a better choice.
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Date: 2005-07-25
 
Microsoft Looks Into The Vista
Microsoft's named their new version of Windows something other than the code name of Longhorn. Vista's the name of the new Windows, due out sometime in late 2006. I think liked Longhorn better.
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Date: 2005-07-25
 
Microsoft Files For Video “Excitement” Patent
I don't know if they do it that way anymore, but a few years ago I was described how instant replay worked in sports games.
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Date: 2005-07-25
 
Next Major Release of Firefox Delayed
The next major release of Firefox has been delayed with the Mozilla Foundation opting to can the 1.1 release altogether, and switch to a release of version 1.5 in September instead.
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Date: 2005-07-24
 
Happy Customers Blog, Too
Rob Safuto, creator of the terrific Podcast NYC, is out with a new blog. The Red Room Chronicles is dedicated to Marriott Hotels.
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Date: 2005-07-24
 
12 News Release Alternatives
Amy Gahran has requested some alternatives to the news release. Here are a dozen blog/RSS-free ideas to consider.
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Date: 2005-07-24
 
Bill Gates Parties At Six Flags
I just met Ivan Valdez in the airport. He's a Microsoft employee, works in New Orleans.
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Date: 2005-07-24
 
Computer On A Stick? What’s Next?
FingerGear said they've got a new toy for computer folks to play with now. They call it Computer-On-A-Stick and for $149 that just about what you get.
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Date: 2005-07-23
 
Microsoft: Windows Vista Coming Online
Microsoft announced on Friday the name of its newest version of Windows best known as Longhorn. The new name, Vista, is the official name of Microsoft's newest operating system, due out in late 2006, probably around the holidays and a server version will be out in 2007.
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Date: 2005-07-23
 
Italian Internet Television
Telecom Italia announced their leap into the Internet television business starting massive trials in Rome, Milan, Bologna and Palermo. They look to roll out services in 21 cities by the fall and say over 4 million households will have access to a wide variety of programming.
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Date: 2005-07-23
 
AMD Sponsors Solar Race
AMD is sponsoring the 2005 North American Solar Challenge (NASC). This is a competition, in which people design, build, and race solor-powered cars across the U.S. and Canada.
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Date: 2005-07-23
 
Freedom To Shine On Sun's Software
At the AlwaysOn conference, Sun president Jonathan Schwartz says his company intends to make all of its software free.
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Date: 2005-07-22
 
New Buzz Planned For Buzz Report
Umbria Communications will update its Buzz Report product next week with additional features.
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Date: 2005-07-22
 
Pittsburgh Area BPL Trial On Tap
Newly-formed Duquesne Broadband will begin a trial of wireless BPL services on August 8th in Monroeville.
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Date: 2005-07-22
 
Beethoven Rolls Over To 1.4 Million Downloads
The BBC had an idea: let's bolster our Radio 3 homage to the composer by making his symphonies available for free download.
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Date: 2005-07-22
 
Google Countersues Microsoft Over Lee Hire
Given the nature of California's legal take on non-compete contracts, it isn't surprising that Google has countersued Microsoft.
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Date: 2005-07-22
 
Linksys Likes Danish Kiss
Cisco's Linksys division will acquire Denmark-based KiSS Technology for $61 million USD in cash and stock.
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Date: 2005-07-22
 
Microsoft Sees Vista In Its Future
We can't call it Longhorn anymore. Microsoft has formally renamed the long-awaited operating system to Windows Vista.
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Date: 2005-07-22
 
Microsoft: Growth to Improve
Microsoft beat Wall Street's expectations yesterday as it reported a net profit of $3.7 billion for the quarter ended June 30. This is up 38% from the same quarter last year.
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Date: 2005-07-22
 
China’s Online Market Continues to Grow
Internet usage in China, the second largest Web market in the world, grew by over 18 percent during the past year to a total 103 million web surfers, according to China Daily. That represents an increase of 9 million people overall.
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Date: 2005-07-22
 
Mozilla Updates Firefox Timetable
Planned incremental releases for the Firefox browser will be skipped in favor of a September 1.5 version release.
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Date: 2005-07-22
 
Sony Inks Deal For Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune Web Games
WorldWinner Inc will develop games based on Sony Pictures Digital's two top syndicated series.
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Date: 2005-07-22
 
Expedia Spinning Off In August
IAC/Interactive Corp will spin off the travel site, along with Hotels.com and Hotwire, into a separate company.
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Date: 2005-07-22
 
Microsoft Shares Fall After Profit Increase
Yesterday, Microsoft reported an a 38% increase in net profit for the quarter ended June 30 compared to the same quarter a year earlier, but that didn't stop the company's shares from going down.
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Date: 2005-07-22
 
Mozilla Updates Firefox Browser
An issue with third-party extensions has led to a minor update of Firefox and the Thunderbird email client.
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Date: 2005-07-21
 
Net Users Unfamiliar With Jargon
Apparently, not everyone has an innate knowledge of all the terms, acronyms, names, and abbreviations associated with the Internet.
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Date: 2005-07-21
 
When Will Blogging Peak?
While I don't claim to know or predict the future, I do feel like this whole blogging thing is gonna peak sooner or later.
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Date: 2005-07-21
 
IEEE Working On Wireless Mesh LAN
A working group will consider a standard for mesh networking, which could lead to wider adoption of WLAN technology.
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Date: 2005-07-21
 
Blogosphere Moves Beyond Exosphere: Ride the MindComet
So you think you want to talk to aliens? Well, you might just have your chance and you won't need Jody Foster to make contact. Florida-based MindComet now offers a service that allows bloggers to send their blogs into space.
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Date: 2005-07-21
 
BlogPulse.com Gets Upgraded
Intelliseek's BlogPulse.com search engine offers a look inside the activity of various blogs on the Internet.
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Date: 2005-07-21
 
Youth Get Keys To Driving Mobile Market
A research firm waves the "skew younger" flag for marketers everywhere; what might follow "Blair Witch" and "Cry Wolf."
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Date: 2005-07-21
 
Gateway Sails Forward With Navy Deal
The number 3 US computer maker signs a comprehensive deal with a Navy Division to provide products and services.
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Date: 2005-07-21
 
Tagging Pits Atari Against NYC Councilman
Atari plans to release Marc Ecko's Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure video game in the fall; Peter Vallone says the game will glorify graffiti.
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Date: 2005-07-21
 
Microsoft Getting FrontBridge Hookup: Secure Messaging
Microsoft announced yesterday they will acquire FrontBridge Technologies Inc., a company that provides managed services for corporate email security, compliance and availability requirements. This adds another set of features to Microsoft's ongoing war against security problems through archiving, minimizing spam and viruses, and ensuring email availability in case of a disaster.
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Date: 2005-07-21
 
Sony Signs Unreal Development Deal
The PlayStation 3 maker has signed an agreement with Epic Games to sublicense the Unreal Engine 3 game development framework.
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Date: 2005-07-21
 
ESRB Busts A Cap In Rockstar
The game ratings board has found that Take-Two's Rockstar videogame studio had adult content hidden in the Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas game.
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Date: 2005-07-21
 
IFPI Will Make You Pay; Legal Downloads Rising
People are getting more honest when comes to downloading music off the Internet, according an international recording industry group. The number of legally downloaded music tracks almost tripled in the first half of this year. Illegal file-sharing is up only three percent.
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Date: 2005-07-21
 
NYC Sues Sprint, Nextel, T-Mobile Over Ads
"You can't promise a great deal in the headline and hide the true costs in the fine print," said DCA Acting Commissioner Jonathan Mintz in a statement.
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Date: 2005-07-21
 
Discovery Back On Track: NASA’s New Day
NASA said July 26th will be the launch date for STS 114 Space Shuttle Discovery. After a number of setbacks, including the most recent fuel sensor problem, NASA says they're ready to attempt the launch and countdown will begin on Saturday with liftoff to occur at 10:39 a.m. EDT on Tuesday.
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Date: 2005-07-21
 
Legal Downloads? 180 Million Of Them
The International Federation of the Phonograpic Industry (IFPI) said on Thursday that the number of legal, paid downloads had tripled during the first half of 2005. This is great news for the RIAA and MPAA as more and more people switch to the legal download side of things.
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Date: 2005-07-21
 
Subscription Base Revenue Stream for Blogs - PixelPass
I just stumbled upon PixelPass - a method of adding an income stream to your blog where your readers pay a small monthly fee to subscribe to your content.
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Date: 2005-07-20
 
Doc Searls Starts Podcasting
At just over six minutes long, Doc Searls made his first podcast yesterday. Just music and some informal chit-chat including with his little helper (listen and you'll hear).
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Date: 2005-07-20
 
Microsoft Secures Finjan Licenses
The maker of Windows and the Xbox has licensed patents from the San Jose-based security solutions company.
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Date: 2005-07-20
 
Worm Pretends To Be iTunes
A worm targeting Windows operating systems hides in a file named itunes.exe, and will try distributing itself over AIM.
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Date: 2005-07-20
 
Intel Strained By AmberWave Over Patent Issue
A company called AmberWave claims the chipmaker has infringed upon its patented strained silicon technology.
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Date: 2005-07-20
 
Sun Weaves Deal With Interwoven
Sun Microsystems will resell Interwoven's enterprise content management platform with the Java Enterprise System.
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Date: 2005-07-20
 
Intel Profits Up From Last Year
Intel's second-quarter revenue may have been down 2% from the first quarter, but the $9.2 billion is still 15% higher than it was for the same quarter a year ago.
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Date: 2005-07-20
 
Call For PR Email Blacklist Should Be A Wake-Up Call
On his blog, Yahoo's Jeremy Zawodny of Yahoo asks for an email blacklist of tech-oriented PR agencies.
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Date: 2005-07-20
 
Apple Bites Into US PC Market
Recent reports by two research firms place the Cupertino-based Mac maker ahead of Lenovo in US sales.
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Date: 2005-07-20
 
Hitachi Gets TSA Nod For Bomb Detection
The company becomes the first foreign concern to receive certification from the Transportation Security Administration.
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Date: 2005-07-20
 
Scotty Beams Up One Final Time
Actor James Doohan, well known for his portrayal of Engineer Montgomery Scott on the original Star Trek series, passes away at 85.
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Date: 2005-07-20
 
Xbox Live Grabs Two Million Members
The online gaming component of Microsoft's entertainment initiatives reaches a milestone.
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Date: 2005-07-20
 
Microsoft Not Playing Games In Non-Competion Suit
Software giant Microsoft has filed suit against search giant Google over the alleged poaching of Microsoft top executive Kai-fu Lee to head up a Google research lab in China.
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Date: 2005-07-20
 
Microsoft Raises FrontBridge Acquisition
The Redmond-based home of Windows and Xbox will purchase a secure managed messaging services company.
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Date: 2005-07-20
 
AMD Goes Unleaded With Processors
The microprocessor company, embroiled in antitrust litigation against Intel, now complies with European environmental requirements.
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Date: 2005-07-20
 
eBay Earnings Up 53 Percent
The online auction site, at times criticized by its sellers on fees and service issues, posts a sizable earnings increase.
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Date: 2005-07-20
 
Defense Department Buying HP Supercomputer
Weapons design and other projects have been slated for the 1,024 node Linux-based cluster.
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Date: 2005-07-19
 
Clear Channel Changes Its Online Tune
The company owns around 1,200 radio stations, but hasn't done much with the Internet side of the business.
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Date: 2005-07-19
 
Global PC Sales Show Increase
The amount of the seconod quarter increase varies based on who is asked, as research firms Gartner and IDC both calculate their figures differently.
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Date: 2005-07-19
 
Big Blue Sees Green In Second Quarter
IBM reported earnings were up in the wake of its personal computing business sale to Lenovo.
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Date: 2005-07-19
 
Another Firefox Upgrade Enroute
Version 1.0.5 will be replaced by 1.0.6 soon, as the latest release seems to break third-party extensions.
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Date: 2005-07-19
 
News Corp. Expects to Double Traffic With Intermix Purchase
Yesterday, News Corp. announced that it will be purchasing Intermix Media for $580 million in cash. News Corp. will also be getting MySpace.com, because Intermix is buying the portion of it that it doesn't already possess.
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Date: 2005-07-19
 
Snail Mail Stamps Suddenly Hot Online Business
Two Internet companies have begun to roll out services where users can customize postage stamps.
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Date: 2005-07-19
 
HP To Get Rid of 10% of Full-Time Staff
HP announced that it has designed a cost-saving program to simplify its structure, and focus more on its customers, which of course means getting rid of employees.
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Date: 2005-07-19
 
University of California Signs Cdigix Digital Deal
Also, the California State University system will use Cdigix to provide digital entertainment services on its campuses.
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Date: 2005-07-19
 
Answers.com Approved For NASDAQ
The parent company of Answers.com, GuruNet Corporation, announced it will start trading on NASDAQ in August.
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Date: 2005-07-19
 
Philly GPS Test For Probationer Tracking Underway
The Philadelphia Pretrial Service Division will use GPS technology to monitor certain probationers and pretrial defendants.
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Date: 2005-07-19
 
June Sees 2 Million New Job Postings Online
The Conference Board has begun to measure the number of job postings appearing on Internet job sites.
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Date: 2005-07-19
 
Blinkx SmartFeed To Deliver Multimedia Via RSS
Audio and video content delivered from a variety of sources will be available to users of the Blinkx service.
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Date: 2005-07-19
 
Rough Week For Firefox Team
It probably hasn't been a fun week over at the Firefox team: News.com: Coding misstep forces new Firefox release.
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Date: 2005-07-19
 
HP To Terminate 10% of Staff Over Next Six Quarters
HP is cutting jobs as part of its new program to save money and simplify the structure of the business. 10% of the company's full-time staff will be let go.
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Date: 2005-07-19
 
Microsoft Sues Google Over China Exec
Microsoft filed suit against former exec Kai-Fu Lee and Google claiming Lee and his new employer violated Microsoft's employee confidentiality and non-compete agreement.
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Date: 2005-07-19
 
Videos, iPods, And Disney Redux
The potential of video iPods downloading licensed Disney content from iTunes might be a step closer to reality.
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Date: 2005-07-19
 
E-Greeting Cards May Be Nasty Virusgrams
With electronic greeting cards gaining in popularity, malicious parties are sending out fake ones by the thousands.
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Date: 2005-07-19
 
Microsoft's RSS Warm and Fuzzies
PC Magazine Online columnist Lance Ulanoff says he's seen the movie before - Microsoft will swallow RSS.
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Date: 2005-07-19
 
Congress Hangs Up In-Flight Cellphone Talk
The House Aviation Subcommittee does not hold the same enthusiasm about in-flight cell talk as the wireless companies do.
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Date: 2005-07-18
 
Cookies Compared To TVs Tracking Usage
The question of web sites using cookies has returned as spyware gets more focus from the public and lawmakers.
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Date: 2005-07-18
 
Video iPod Possibilities Seen
Various members of the media industry have been told about discussions between Apple and major music companies about licensing music videos.
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Date: 2005-07-18
 
Spammers Hack SpreadFirefox.com
An email advisory to the volunteers who have registered on the site have been advised to update their logins.
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Date: 2005-07-18
 
Apple iTunes User Rewarded For Faith
The iTunes Music Store sold its 500 millionth song on July 17th, and will award its grand prize.
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Date: 2005-07-18
 
Microsoft Needs To Move Faster, McManus Says
Jeffrey McManus, now an evangelist at Yahoo, replies to the eWeek article I posted earlier: Microsoft and VCs.
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Date: 2005-07-18
 
Open-Xchange Open To Red Hat Now
Commercial support from German firm Netline for the Open-Xchange comes to more platforms this year.
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Date: 2005-07-18
 
Sprint, Verizon, To Become EA Dealers
The wireless service providers will compete with Jamdat and sell games from Electronic Arts to their users.
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Date: 2005-07-18
 
News Corp. Gets InterMixed
News Corp. announced that it is buying Intermix Media for about $580 million in cash. Intermix is also buying the part of MySpace.com that it doesn't already own.
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Date: 2005-07-18
 
TiVo Debuts New Interactive Ad Features
The digital video recorder company says GM and the WB TV Network will have campaigns in its new ad service launch.
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Date: 2005-07-18
 
NewsCorp Acquires Intermix
The one-time focus of an Eliot Spitzer spyware lawsuit, Intermix has been acquired by Rupert Murdoch's company for about $580 million USD.
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Date: 2005-07-18
 
Apple Seeding New iPod
Apple announced their 500 millionth download and with it, 10 iPods and an iTunes gift card for 10,000 and free trip to go see Coldplay. Nice. This statistic show just how much iTunes is dominating the market over other download services. So what can Apple do for an encore? I want my iPodTV.
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Date: 2005-07-18
 
MySpace Is Now FoxSpace
Okay, so NYT bought About.com - which is basically just a form of citizen journalism. Okay, so IAC bought AskJeeves, and in the process got the much beloved Bloglines.
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Date: 2005-07-18
 
Microsoft’s Ten-Year-Old Pakistani Genius
Arfa Karim Randhawa has been getting a lot of press lately as Microsoft's youngest Certified Professional at just ten years of age.
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Date: 2005-07-18
 
More Hispanics Have Home Broadband Connections
A survey by AOL/Roper Public Affairs says half of online Hispanic households have a fast Internet connection.
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Date: 2005-07-18
 
Microsoft Releases RDP Security Advisory
Windows versions 2000, XP, and 2003 could be vulnerable to a Denial of Service condition via the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP).
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Date: 2005-07-18
 
Mamas Won't Let Their Babies Grow Up To Be Coders
Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates asks a conference of university professors why students aren't choosing programming courses.
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Date: 2005-07-18
 
RSS: Great Fit For The Corporate Environment
In its 18 July edition, Red Herring magazine has a good feature article about RSS in the enterprise, focusing in particular on NewsGator and what Red Herring says is its emerging market leadership ...
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Date: 2005-07-18
 
Blogging Software Compared
Blogging software platforms. Which blogging tool to choose is a dilemma faced my many new bloggers.
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Date: 2005-07-17
 
London's Citizen Journalists Slammed In The Guardian
John Naughton, in today's Guardian: Why I have serious doubts about the 'citizen reporters'...
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Date: 2005-07-17
 
eWeek Asks Whether VC Firms Are Supporting .NET
eWeek: Is .NET failing to capture Venture Capital Loyalty? Why is only one VC firm quoted in this article? ...
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Date: 2005-07-17
 
Skype Launches Developer Blog
Via Skype Journal, news that internet phone service provider Skype now has a second public blog - Developer Zone.
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Date: 2005-07-17
 
Discovery On The Internet
Many eyes right watch NASA and the Discovery as they work to resolve the fuel sensor problem and get the shuttle back in the sky. A best-case scenario would be Sunday but more likely it will be later in the week. Certainly less dramatic but certainly work mentioning is the fact that some eyes will be able to watch the mission in an entirely new way, over the Internet.
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Date: 2005-07-16
 
Sony Bites Apple In The iPod
Apple's iPod had enjoyed quite a run as an innovative device for listening to mp3s in a small portable format and it has stayed at the top of the charts for quite some time now.
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Date: 2005-07-16
 
Oracle's New Pricing and Licensing Plan
Yesterday, Oracle announced that it has updated its multi-core processor pricing and licensing policy. It now more closely resembles those of the company's competitors.
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Date: 2005-07-16
 
Sharp Stresses Privacy With New LCD
Sharp has developed a new LCD that is able to be switched between a wide viewing angle and a narrow one with the flip of a switch.
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Date: 2005-07-16
 
IBM Lays OS/2 To Rest
IBM has decided to put the OS/2 operating system to sleep. The company said that it will discontinue OS/2 products around the end of the year, and end support at the end of next year.
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Date: 2005-07-16
 
David Weinberger: Public Relations Is Transforming Into Public Relationships
When thinking about the future of PR in this increasingly hyperlinked world look not just at the tools for the answers, but to your people.
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Date: 2005-07-16
 
Dear Microsoft, I am Dumping You
Dear Microsoft, For years I have been a big fan of your company, products and people. In fact, I own Microsoft shares.
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Date: 2005-07-16
 
Microsoft's Scoble: Rubel Is Switching To a Mac
Steve Rubel is leaving Microsoft's Windows for Apple. "I fear that by the time Longhorn comes out (next year?) you will be less relevant than before.
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Date: 2005-07-16
 
Marvel Follows DC Online, Signs Xbox Live Deal
The classic superhero MMORPG arena just got a little more crowded with Marvel's entry into the field.
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Date: 2005-07-15
 
Oracle Backs Down On Multi-Core Pricing
The database and application company wanted to charge businesses a license fee for each processor on a system using its products.
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Date: 2005-07-15
 
Electronic Paper Arrives In Tokyo
At Fujitsu's Forum 2005, the company announced the arrival of bendable color paper with an image memory function.
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Date: 2005-07-15
 
VeriSign Forks Out $40 Million for iDEFENSE
VeriSign announced that it has acquired Reston, Virginia-based security intelligence firm iDEFENSE for approximately $40 million in cash.
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Date: 2005-07-15
 
HP Printing Out 5,000 To 25,000 Pink Slips
The long awaited restructuring under new CEO Mark Hurd begins, with massive layoffs starting next week.
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Date: 2005-07-15
 
SpreadFirefox.com Hacked
I just got an email from admin [at] spreadfirefox.com saying the spreadfirefox web site had been hacked on June 12. Here's the email...
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Date: 2005-07-15
 
SCO Unable To Prove Its Linux Claims
The disclosure of a 2002 email demonstrates its investigation of Linux source code found no infringement.
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Date: 2005-07-15
 
Senators Out To Get Sex In Grand Theft Auto
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. Right now in the video game world, not much else needs to be said does it? This game is attracting more attention and more flack than any game certainly in recent years. How often do you get Hillary Clinton and Rick Santorum on the same side? That should tell you something.
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Date: 2005-07-15
 
Government Gets Groovy With Microsoft
Microsoft subsidiary Groove Networks will work with government defense contractor General Dynamics on collaboration solutions.
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Date: 2005-07-15
 
Apple iTunes Japan Rumor Returns
A major Japanese music label claims it has signed an agreement with Apple to provide it with music content.
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Date: 2005-07-15
 
EA Will Miss Godfather Release Date
The videogame property based on the book and movie The Godfather has been delayed by Electronic Arts until 2006.
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Date: 2005-07-15
 
Grand Theft Auto Leads To Grand Hillary Politics
She's a step closer to that village-the village made up of people who know what's best for you and your children. Even better for Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, she'll get both parties to join her. The glue that holds them together-outrage about a video game.
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Date: 2005-07-15
 
SpongeBob Spinach Bringing Traffic To Nick.com
Viacom's most notable invertebrate will soon appear on vegetable packages containing carrots, citrus fruits, and even green leafy spinach.
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Date: 2005-07-15
 
Alas, Poor OS/2! I Knew Warp, Palmisano
The OS/2 operating system, un-updated for nine years, will officially be withdrawn from IBM's product line.
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Date: 2005-07-15
 
Windows XP Flaw Needs A Patch
A denial of service flaw in the Windows Remote Desktop Service could be attacked, causing a system crash.
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Date: 2005-07-15
 
Sophos ZombieAlert Says Your PC Is A Spam Gateway
The security software company seeks to replace Bruce Campbell as the top zombie hunter in the world.
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Date: 2005-07-15
 
Microsoft, Alacritech Enter Cross-Licensing Agreement
Along with Broadcom, the three companies have settled all outstanding legal disputes over Alacritech's scalable network technology.
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Date: 2005-07-14
 
Microsoft Inks Marvelous Online Comic Game Deal
An agreement with Marvel Enterprises will bring Spidey and the gang to the Xbox 360 and MMO gaming.
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Date: 2005-07-14
 
Apple Tiger Gets An Update
After seeing huge growth in its third quarter numbers, Apple has provided an update to its OS X operating system to 10.4.2.
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Date: 2005-07-14
 
Little MicroSD Cards Grow Up In A TransFlash
SanDisk, the maker of the tiny cards, has seen them adopted by the SD Association as a new standard.
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Date: 2005-07-14
 
Sony Shuffles Past Apple In Japan
With no iTunes competition in Japan, Sony has been able to move ahead in the flash memory-based player category.
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Date: 2005-07-14
 
Apple Reports Highest Earnings Ever
Yesterday, Apple reported its highest revenue and earnings in company history, as it announced its financial results for its fiscal 2005 third quarter ended June 25, 2005.
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Date: 2005-07-14
 
AOL Puts Mobile Promotion In Crossfire
The Internet services company will tie in its AIM client to a scavenger hunt based on forthcoming movie Cry Wolf.
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Date: 2005-07-14
 
Grand Theft Auto: Senator Clinton Wants To Know About Sex
Senator Clinton is demanding the Federal Trade Commission look into charges the racy computer game, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas contains sexually graphic footage and activities in the game .
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Date: 2005-07-14
 
Vonage, AT&T Rank Above VoIP Providers
A study by Keynote gives those two firms top marks in reliability and audio clarity, respectively.
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Date: 2005-07-14
 
Apple Has A Record Quarter
Apple had an unbelievable third quarter. Yesterday, the company reported its financial results for the quarter, which included its highest revenue and earnings in the company's history.
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Date: 2005-07-14
 
Crazy Frog Purveyors Crazy As A Fox
Many mobile users in the UK who purchased the Crazy Frog ‘Axel F' ringtone didn't read the fine print.
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Date: 2005-07-14
 
Responding to Blogging Criticism
Thanks to Robert for linking up to ProBlogger.net while I slept last night. It's always nice to get a positive link from a larger blogger who sends an influx of new readers into your blog.
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Date: 2005-07-14
 
Microsoft Sets Up A Marvel A Deal
Ever want to see the Incredible Hulk square off with The Thing? Microsoft just inked a deal with Marvel to make that fight and a bunch of others a virtual reality for the upcoming Xbox 360.
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Date: 2005-07-14
 
Apple Shares Go Up On Company's Record Earnings
Apple reported record earnings and revenue for the third quarter, helped by the success of Mac OS X Tiger and impressive iPod sales.
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Date: 2005-07-14
 
Sharp’s New Toy: Double Vision LCD Screen
It would appear Sharp's getting sharper as they go with the introduction of their new species of LCD panel that would allow TV viewers to view two different programs, depending on whether you whether you sat on the left of the right.
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Date: 2005-07-14
 
Dell Customers Care-Less
The world's biggest PC maker has shuttered online message support forums that were once the core of a high-quality customer service offering.
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Date: 2005-07-14
 
It's Not Just Microsoft's Patch Tuesday Anymore
For the past several months, the second Tuesday of the month has been when Microsoft released updates for its software.
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Date: 2005-07-14
 
Microsoft and Marvel Prepare to Do Battle Cosmic
In the vast netherworld known only as "the net", two great goliaths agree to stride together in battle against evils many dare not fathom. A star twinkles in the darkness as Microsoft and Marvel Comics agreed to put their fantastic computer intellects together to achieve that greatness that only comes from victory… in an MMORPG for the future.
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Date: 2005-07-14
 
New Bugs Swatted In Firefox Update
Firefox 1.0.5 became available yesterday, providing several security updates to the browser.
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Date: 2005-07-13
 
Spyware Definitions A Good And Bad Idea
The usefulness of defining spyware benefits both the makers of anti-spyware products as well as the spyware coders.
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Date: 2005-07-13
 
Microsoft Windows Automotive Version Announced In Japan
The software company disclosed the latest version of its automotive-grade software platform in Yokohama.
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Date: 2005-07-13
 
Concert Downloads As The Crow Flies
A Nashville holding company has launched Crowfly, which will offer downloads of concerts.
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Date: 2005-07-13
 
Analog To Digital Broadcast Conversion Airing In 2009
The broadcasting lobby addressed the Senate and said it would accept a firm changeover date of January 1, 2009.
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Date: 2005-07-13
 
Profits Peak, But Tech Jobs Hit A Valley
While the seven biggest firms in Silicon Valley have had big profit gains, employment in their home county continues to fall.
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Date: 2005-07-13
 
TIME's 50 Coolest Sites
I'm belatedly coming up to speed on a well-researched feature Time recently did on the 50 Coolest Sites of 2005.
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Date: 2005-07-13
 
Firefox Holes Corrected
After security researchers and Mozilla's own Security Bug Bounty Program participants pointed out that popular Web browser Firefox had more holes than a Scott Peterson alibi, Mozilla decided to fix it.
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Date: 2005-07-13
 
Broadband Price Wars Begin
As the telecom companies continue switching customers from copper wires to fiber lines, cable begins cutting rates. And this is just the start.
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Date: 2005-07-13
 
It's context that's important
teve Broback at Blog Business Summit has posted a list of 51 PR firms whose websites include the word 'blog'...
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Date: 2005-07-13
 
Blogger Gives Incorrect Data About Podcasting At Microsoft
Here's something that wasn't reported very well: The Unofficial Apple Weblog: Blogcasting anyone?
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Date: 2005-07-13
 
FeedBurner launches BuzzBoost
Feedburner have announced a few service that enables bloggers to cross promote their blogs (if they have more than one) using their new BuzzBoost system.
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Date: 2005-07-13
 
An opportunity for Land Rover
It looks like all's well for Adrian Melrose that ends well. Adrian's the blogger who's been waging war on Land Rover.
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Date: 2005-07-13
 
Blog design an obstacle to acceptance
One reason all the gushing about how blogs will replace press releases and even PR in general is so silly is that most people still don't pay any attention to them.
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Date: 2005-07-13
 
Om Malik On Yahoo's Lack Of Innovation
A few days ago I put my 2 cents in about how Yahoo made an incredibly stupid move by turning HotJobs into a meta search engine.
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Date: 2005-07-13
 
60 Milion Podcast Listeners?
Billionare blogger/Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban warns podcasters that they're likely to find themselves on the same trash heap of history that contains early streaming audio efforts like those created for pseudo.com, broadcast.com, eyada.com, and others that have faded from memory.
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Date: 2005-07-13
 
PR Blogger Steve Rubel Crashes Movie Trailer
What's worse: Steve Rubel edited into the Wedding Crashers trailer over Vince Vaughn's face, or Steve Rubel in a terrible toupee ...
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Date: 2005-07-13
 
Uncle Sam Wants Access To Air Passenger Net Usage
Citing the need for quick action in the event of a security threat, several government agencies have asked the FCC for broad inspection powers.
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Date: 2005-07-13
 
Russell Gets PR Bloggers
Another one, not Beattie. On his co-blog today, Russell Buckley summarized the whole Blogger Fight between Beattie and Rubel with this ...
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Date: 2005-07-13
 
In Praise of Grand Theft Folly; I Swear It’s All True
Oh, come on. Who wouldn't believe a company that named itself "Rockstar" and produced one of the most graphically violent thugged out gangster video games ever? Would they lie to you? I don't think so.
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Date: 2005-07-13
 
Microsoft Releases July Security Patches
Last night Microsoft released three critical security updates aimed at patching up flaws affecting Windows OS, Internet Explorer, and Word.
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Date: 2005-07-13
 
Profits, Pentiums, And Podcasts: Apple's Great Quarter
Apple delivers its best quarterly performance according to Steve Jobs, led by hot iPod sales.
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Date: 2005-07-13
 
Sun Opens Single Sign On Code
The project, part of Sun's Java System Access Manager, now has a roadmap to being completely open source.
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Date: 2005-07-13
 
DVD Controversy: Blu-Ray Survey
A survey sponsored by the Blu-Ray Disc Association (BDA) found that, SURPRISE, people like Blu-Ray technology better. Imagine everyone's shock when BDA's survey said that 4 times as many people said they liked Blu-Ray better when the survey BDA sponsored explained the differences to them.
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Date: 2005-07-13
 
Another P2P Service Licenses Sony BMG Music
The iMesh peer to peer service wants to make the transition from lawsuit target to legitimate file sharing company.
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Date: 2005-07-12
 
Trojan File Accompanies Bomb Video Email
The latest example of a loathsome hacker taking advantage of a news story to disperse a computer virus has been found in the wild.
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Date: 2005-07-12
 
USC Says Applicant Files Were Hacked
Users of the University of Southern California's online application system over the past 8 years will be notified of the problem.
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Date: 2005-07-12
 
HP Prints Your Hilarious Hula Photo In 14 Seconds
A new line of printers from HP offers a fast photo printing option, claiming it can deliver a 4x6 photo in 14 seconds.
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Date: 2005-07-12
 
IBM, CenterPoint Follow Google On BPL Bandwagon
Another big name in technology has invested in the potential offered by broadband over power line services.
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Date: 2005-07-12
 
Intel Gets Raided
Two weeks ago, AMD filed an antitrust lawsuit against Intel, and today officials from the European Commission as well as local officials have raided Intel offices in England, Germany, Spain, and Italy.
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Date: 2005-07-12
 
Yawn, Podcasting With Windows Media Player
Now if I endorsed anyone using the Windows Media player for podcasting I'd certainly be hung in the gallows.
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Date: 2005-07-12
 
Evangelize That!
I couldn't resist grabbing the last line from Tom Murphy's highly-readable post yesterday to be the headline for my post today. With an added exclamation mark.
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Date: 2005-07-12
 
Blogger waging war on Land Rover
Yesterday I wrote a brief post about customer relationship issues and Dell and how an influential US blogger had vented his spleen on his blog detailing his negative experiences with the PC maker.
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Date: 2005-07-12
 
A Question about Selling Documents from Your Blog
I have a question for readers who have experience with e-commerce. What is the simplest way to set up the ability to sell a document/file from a blog?...
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Date: 2005-07-12
 
Gillmor notes the tech journalism world has changed
Note to Steve Gillmor: thanks for the support. He writes: "This may seem like so much inside baseball to most of you, but this has been building for a long time....
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Date: 2005-07-12
 
Legit Song Sales Triple Among US Users
In the first six months of 2005, paid downloads of music increased dramatically over the same period last year.
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Date: 2005-07-12
 
Finance, Media, And Retailers Boost Online Ad Numbers
Combined, the three sectors spent nearly $228 million USD on advertisements appearing online, and comprised half of the sales in June 2005.
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Date: 2005-07-12
 
PR Face2Face: Andrew Gilman, President, CommCore Consulting Group
Andrew Gilman, president of CommCore Consulting Group, has been a communications strategist and crisis counselor for more than twenty years.
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Date: 2005-07-12
 
We're Not Afraid
I had an email overnight from Pete Quily in Canada telling me about We're Not Afraid, a blog set up last week following the London bombings that publishes photos from people around the world who aren't afraid...
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Date: 2005-07-12
 
Do We Really Need a .mobi?
Corporate giants by the dozen teamed up in a Justice League sort of way to procure a new Internet domain specifically for mobile phone users. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will provide the registry service for the new .mobi domain, even though nobody's sure if we really need it.
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Date: 2005-07-12
 
Intel Offices Raided By European Commission
Today, two weeks after AMD filed an antitrust lawsuit against Intel, the European Commission began raiding Intel's offices in England, Spain, Ital, and Germany.
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Date: 2005-07-12
 
How Do You Spell Spyware?
The Anti-Spyware Coalition (ASC), a team of tech firms and software vendors, is seeking to nail down a universal definition of spyware to better prepare a counterattack-and they need your help.
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Date: 2005-07-12
 
Phrack Goes 404
The notorious magazine that spanned years of covering the underground hacker community turns 'rm -rf' on itself.
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Date: 2005-07-12
 
AOL, XM Will Deliver Concerts In Joint Venture
Anschutz Corp's AEG, which owns numerous sports and entertainment arenas, will take part in the venture.
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Date: 2005-07-12
 
Have You Patched Your Windows Today?
Three Microsoft patches were released to address critical flaws, and exploit code has begun circulating already.
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Date: 2005-07-12
 
SGI Clutches At Linux Lifeline
Silicon Graphics supplants its proprietary IRIX operating system with Linux in order to enter the supercomputer field.
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Date: 2005-07-12
 
Blogs in the Eye of the Beholder
To test the direction that blogs are heading - rather than where they have been historically ...
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Date: 2005-07-12
 
European Commission Raids Intel and Others
About two weeks ago, AMD filed an antitrust lawsuit against Intel. Then yesterday, Intel's offices in England, Spain, Ital, and Germany were raided by the European Commission.
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Date: 2005-07-12
 
Microsoft Not Going To Buy Claria?
Ed Bott links to ClickZ News that says Microsoft won't buy Claria. I can neither confirm nor deny THAT rumor either.
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Date: 2005-07-12
 
Good Expansion Of Wireless Email Support Bad For RIM
Helped by its acquisition of JP Mobile, Good Technology will work on extending its Exchange support to Domino and Groupwise.
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Date: 2005-07-11
 
Arizona School Ditches Textbooks For Notebooks
One public school in Vail, Arizona will see its 350 students toting laptops to classes instead of hefty paper books.
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Date: 2005-07-11
 
Ketchum Can't Spin It Either
PR Week published a Q&A interview last Thursday with Adam Brown, director of eKetchum, as a sort of analysis of the brouhaha that blew up following Ketchum's announcement in June of their launch of a new media practice, Ketchum Personalized Media, and the derision with which the news was greeted by the online PR community.
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Date: 2005-07-11
 
Russell Beattie Hates Me
Well, not me specifically, but PR bloggers and PR people. For someone that laments and strikes out at the PR / marcom industry bloggers, he has done a little bit of work in the industry. Personally, I didn't know IBM had a media relations office in Boca Raton. That must have been a cool job.
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Date: 2005-07-11
 
GT & A: Grand Theft Porno or Just Hot Coffee
The Grand Theft Auto (GTA) series of computer games thrives on controversy and they've got themselves a stolen car full this time. Rockstar Games, the game's manufacturer may have more on their plate than they can handle.
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Date: 2005-07-11
 
Justice Department Asks Adobe For Macromedia Info
With a $3.4 billion acquisition of Macromedia pending, the two companies have to provide more information to DOJ.
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Date: 2005-07-11
 
Ed Bott Tears Boing Boing A New One Over MSFT/Claria Story
Ed Bott does an excellent job calling out Boing Boing on their half-assed attempt at issuing a correction to their rumors-cited-as-facts post about Microsoft and Claria last week.
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Date: 2005-07-11
 
Microsoft, Nokia Successful With Play For .Mobi
A new Internet top-level domain suffix for mobile web sites has been approved by ICANN.
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Date: 2005-07-11
 
Seek The Facts: The Truth Shall Set You Free
Business people often have a blind spot when examining their own companies. Because of the emotional and personal involvement with the organization problems are often ignored, deliberately downplayed, or even refused entry into the office or boardroom door.
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Date: 2005-07-11
 
Premium Publishers Have Negotiation Power
Jensense has a good post about the benefits of being a premium publisher in Google's Adsense program (premium publishers must have at least 20 million monthly impressions).
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Date: 2005-07-11
 
Online Poll Says Sasser Sven Sentence Too Light
A German court handed down a suspended sentence of 21 months, plus 30 hours of community service, to worm author Sven Jaschan.
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Date: 2005-07-11
 
Microsoft Safer Than Linux
The company's Security Development Lifecycle has helped it better test and evaluate its software products.
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Date: 2005-07-11
 
Technorati is for PR Professionals
What surprised me was how aggressively Mr Hirshberg was pitching Technorati's expensive blog tracking services to this audience of agency and corporate communications professionals.
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Date: 2005-07-11
 
Microsoft AntiSpyware Does Well In PC Mag Roundup
Microsoft AntiSpyware has come out well in PC Magazine's roundup of antispyware software, tying for third place, but, more importantly, beating out perceived competitors Spybot and Ad-Aware.
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Date: 2005-07-11
 
Who Picks Questions for The Governator?
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is coming to Yahoo! on Monday to speak. I know this because an all-company e-mail message came out a few days ago to let us know.
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Date: 2005-07-11
 
Scoble Interviews Ballmer
Robert Scoble interviews Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer on Channel 9. 1 down, 1 to go. Time for big Bill G to show up on 9.
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Date: 2005-07-11
 
Did IBM and Apple Have a Mutual Break-up?
Steve Jobs has accomplished at least one thing recently: all eyes are on his company as industry aficionados give themselves migraines trying to figure out what's going on over there. So much so, IBM's new multicore Power PC chips becomes a conversation speed bump serving only to redirect comments toward a confounding Apple business move.
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Date: 2005-07-11
 
Microsoft: We’re Not Soft On Spyware
Redmond responds to customer complaints about alleged preferential treatment of potential takeover target, adware maker Claria.
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Date: 2005-07-11
 
Dell Isn't Listening
If you've been following Jeff Jarvis' interesting experiences in his dealings with Dell, the PC maker, in trying to get his laptop repaired, Christopher Carfi has a great commentary in his latest podcast that extends this story, looking at what Dell's done with their US customer support forums.
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Date: 2005-07-11
 
Why Should We Trust Microsoft To Detect Spyware?
Ed is so right on with this post it isn't funny. EVERY MICROSOFT EMPLOYEE SHOULD READ IT NOW AND FOLLOW HIS ADVICE...
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Date: 2005-07-11
 
Should Bloggers Forget Adsense?
Jim at Reve News has learned the lesson that most bloggers writing about making money from blogs has learned - Adsense doesn't pay well on these types of blogs.
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Date: 2005-07-11
 
Bloggers Are Gonna Have to be Journalists
"Is there a "blog of record" that I can really trust? One where, having read one story about a matter, I can trust that the facts I now think I know are facts indeed?"...
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Date: 2005-07-11
 
Earning Milestones
Today was a mini milestone day for me in my blogging. I went to the PO Box this morning to grab my mail and found my monthly cheque from Google's Adsense had arrived for earnings in the month of May.
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Date: 2005-07-11
 
Grand Sex Auto: Hidden Scenes Unlocked By Hacker
In news that is sure to spike last minute sales of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas as the insatiable gamers rush to get a copy of the PC version before Wal-Mart yanks it off the shelves, an investigation has been launched to determine if creator Rockstar Games intentionally encoded sexually explicit material within.
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Date: 2005-07-11
 
From Podcasting To Premieres
Apple's switch to Intel coupled with profits driven by iTunes and the iPod media player might mean video iPods for Christmas.
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Date: 2005-07-11
 
Your Employees Read My Articles On Company Time
A survey from service provider AOL and career site Salary.com say employees spend two hours a day surfing the Web.
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Date: 2005-07-11
 
Prediction: Marketing And Lead Generation Dashboards Will Likely Be A Hot Topic
As marketing performance management (MPM) evolves, I anticipate that marketing and lead generation dashboards will likely be a hot topic.
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Date: 2005-07-11
 
What's in a Blog Name?
Frances Flynn Thorsen is asking a good question - what's in a blog name? She's noting that BusinessWeek's new real estate blog ...
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Date: 2005-07-10
 
Ballmer Interview Turns Communication Upside Down
Watching Robert Scoble's video interview with Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is the confirmation for me that formal, pre-planned and carefully-controlled organizational communication has now reached an evolutionary end point.
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Date: 2005-07-10
 
GTA San Andreas: On the Fault?
The Grand Theft Auto (GTA) San Andreas may be a phat game but parents groups are even more enraged with a recent discovery made by some game players and that is the apparent presence of graphic, animated sex in the game.
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Date: 2005-07-09
 
Russell Beattie Complains About PR Pros
Russell Beattie laments that he's getting inundated with inbound from PR professionals. Russ, I love ya, really. But tough noogies.
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Date: 2005-07-09
 
Sasser Sven Snags Suspended Sentence
The teenaged creator of the Sasser worm, which caused thousands of problems for computer users worldwide, gets a slap on the wrist.
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Date: 2005-07-08
 
Florida Man Nabbed For Wireless Net Theft
St. Petersburg police charge a 41 year-old man with unauthorized access to a computer network.
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Date: 2005-07-08
 
Sprint Goes Next Generation With Wireless
The mobile services provider now has begun rolling out 3G high-speed wireless Internet access services.
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Date: 2005-07-08
 
FCC Says US Broadband Usage Rising
High-speed Internet connections increased by 34 percent in 2004, and about 38 million lines are in service.
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Date: 2005-07-08
 
Microsoft Fiddle Faddles With Server Offering
The Redmond-based software company seems to recognize a growth opportunity exists in mid-sized markets, not to mention open source competition.
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Date: 2005-07-08
 
Sprint, T-Mobile Picture MMS Interoperability
The two wireless service providers will now allow their subscribers to share picture and video messages.
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Date: 2005-07-08
 
Inside the Mind of a Sexual Psychopath Blogger
The bone chilling missives of a convicted and paroled child molester, "sexual sadist," "sexual psychopath," and alleged kidnapper and murderer, are recorded forever on the dark pages of a web log he maintained up until the brutal slayings of four people.
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Date: 2005-07-08
 
Blog Ping Services: Free And Paid
Pinging your latest blog entry is something every blogger should do immediately after posting. You say you don't know what pinging is all about, and didn't know who to ask? Well, you've arrived at the right place. Let's talk blog pinging.
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Date: 2005-07-08
 
Alberta Bans Keystroke Logging
The director of the Parkland Regional Library in Lacombe, Alberta, had some doubts about the productivity of one particular employee. Being the progressive manager that she is, she decided to assess the worker's productivity by installing keystroke logging software.
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Date: 2005-07-08
 
AOL Tosses Free Fantasy Football Bomb At Yahoo, MSN
Another option for fantasy football fans launches from AOL, which hopes to capitalize on fantasy popularity.
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Date: 2005-07-08
 
It's Awful Quiet Out There In Tech Support Land
Is something going on in tech support land? I've submitted queries to two companies through their formal channels. I might as well have folded them into paper airplanes and sent them aloft into the canyon just beyond my backyard.
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Date: 2005-07-08
 
Clustering: Is This The Next Evolution Of RSS?
I love RSS, but it has a ways to go before it hits its stride. I get way more information than I need in my channel groups.
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Date: 2005-07-08
 
The Good, Bad and Ugly of Contextual Advertising
There is a good look at the Pros and Cons of Contextual Advertising over at Online Journalism Review today. Here's a couple of snippets.
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Date: 2005-07-08
 
How Much Is An AdSense Website Worth?
There is an interesting thread going on over at Webmaster World titled How much is an AdSense website worth? The discussion revolves around selling websites and determining what price is fair.
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Date: 2005-07-08
 
When Blogging Means More than Money
I emailed Cary Miller this morning to ask how hi Cancer NewsWatch blog is going (you might remember I mentioned it a while ago - Cary's wife Lori is battling cancer and he started the blog (I think after a conversation we had) to do something positive in the midst of a pretty terrible situation.
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Date: 2005-07-08
 
Poor July Adsense Earnings
I'm interested to see today that there are a number of threads at Webmaster World's forums that seem to be reporting poor earnings by Adsense publishers over the past few days.
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Date: 2005-07-08
 
The Case For Open Comments
I'm not very hep on comment moderation. I think it's a line for bloggers that cannot handle criticism - why is the blogosphere so full of thin-skinned people? - but the usual line trotted out that it's to stop comment SPAM.
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Date: 2005-07-08
 
Bots, Aggregation and Content Creation
There is a helpful post of Richard MacManus over at Read/Write Web that takes a balanced look at the topic of Bots and Content Creation / Aggregation.
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Date: 2005-07-08
 
Microsoft To Release Three Patches Tuesday
As posted on Microsoft's website, three security alerts will be released for Windows and Office on Tuesday.
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Date: 2005-07-08
 
Microsoft Data Protection Manager Release Announced
Microsoft wants users to have control of their file backups and recovery, and do it with a hard disk instead of a tape.
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Date: 2005-07-08
 
Napster, Dell, Take On College Music Piracy
The University of Washington will test a combination of hardware and software to try and make legal music downloads the norm.
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Date: 2005-07-07
 
Intel and Morgan Freeman Team On Net Film Distribution
The massive chipmaker will work with the Oscar winner's production company on releasing films online before their DVD release.
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Date: 2005-07-07
 
Opera Builds BitTorrent Into Browser
The popular high-speed file-sharing tool BitTorrent has been embedded into a test preview of the Opera browser.
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Date: 2005-07-07
 
Spyware Frightens 9 Out Of 10 Net Users
Results of a recent survey on Internet usage finds that 91 percent of respondents have changed the way they browse because of spyware.
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Date: 2005-07-07
 
Europe Wants A Single Music License
Endeavors to launch digital music download services in the European Union are hampered by the current copyright process.
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Date: 2005-07-07
 
Blogging For Dollars - Personal Finance Blogs
Business Week features a collection of blogs this week that are blogging on the topic of personal finance at Blogging For Dollars.
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Date: 2005-07-07
 
Quality vs Quantity of Posting?
I was chatting to a soon-to-be-blogger this morning about ProBlogging and he asked me how long he'd have to blog before he could earn a reasonable amount from it.
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Date: 2005-07-07
 
Stepping towards $1,000,000
Jon over at Smart Money Daily has a plan - it's a plan to make $1,000,000 gross income in a year from his online projects.
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Date: 2005-07-07
 
London Attack Blogger Round-up
Because of today's horrible events in London, England, the majority of our blogging contributors devoted much of their day to posting about the various sources coverage of the explosions, which, by early estimates, has taken 33 lives.
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Date: 2005-07-07
 
Loopholes In Anti-Spyware Programs, Part 2
Microsoft writes the next chapter in the story behind anti-spyware program secrets, as it quietly delists rumored takeover target Claria.
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Date: 2005-07-07
 
More Critical Microsoft Patches On Tap
At least two security bulletins for Windows and Office arriving next Tuesday will be designated Critical.
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Date: 2005-07-07
 
Pew Says Spyware Stinks
The Pew Internet and American Life project released a study today that says most U.S. Internet users learned about spyware and adware the hard way. They've had their computers screwed, blued and tattooed by annoying bits of software that take over your browser, eat up memory, cause your computer to crash and a whole host of other problems.
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Date: 2005-07-07
 
Microsoft Schedules CRM 3.0 Release
An update to its customer relationship manager product will be available to current CRM 1.2 customers later this year.
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Date: 2005-07-06
 
Microsoft Visual Studio, SQL Server Out Nov. 7
At its European Tech Ed conference, a Microsoft keynote speaker announced the launch date for some new products.
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Date: 2005-07-06
 
CDs, FM Radio Still Tops With US Listeners
Adoption of more advanced products like digital media players and satellite radio has grown slowly.
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Date: 2005-07-06
 
Europe Rejects Software Patents
An overwhelming majority vote by the European Parliament defies the intense lobbying of big business interests.
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Date: 2005-07-06
 
Blog Feedback Settings in Movable Type 3.2
I've recently been considering moving my last remaining Movable Type blogs over to WordPress 1.5 - however I think I might hold off a little and see what MT 3.2 turns out like.
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Date: 2005-07-06
 
Syndicating Your Blog in Offline Media
A journalist yesterday asked me if anyone had ever asked to syndicate any of my blogs in any other form of media (newspapers or magazines). I answered that I've had a few requests from online media outlets to syndicate some of what I write (which I have allowed in some cases and disallowed in others).
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Date: 2005-07-06
 
EDS Keeps Blogging Guidance Simple
As more companies start blogging - and the list is gaining ground - more are also making publicly available their guidelines on blogging, primarily focused on what the ground rules they have put in place are for employees who blog publicly so everyone knows the boundaries.
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Date: 2005-07-06
 
Podcasting: Some advice from Jim Logan
Podcasting advice? Well, if we need the information, we need to go to the experts. Right? Podcasting is definitely worth knowing about if you are a serious blogger and business person.
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Date: 2005-07-06
 
AIM E-mail Worth A Million
AOL's debut of free 2GB e-mail boxes for its AIM client users has grown to a million active accounts in five weeks.
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Date: 2005-07-06
 
Carnival of the Capitalists at CaseySoftware.com
This week sees a software touch for the travelling business show, recognized by one and all as Carnival of the Capitalists makes a visit to the CaseySoftware.com.
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Date: 2005-07-06
 
Need Traffic For Your Site? Try Comet Busting
NASA set a new record not with the slamming a coffee table into a comet but with 80 million people trying to get pictures of it. 8 p.m. EDT on Sunday evening began a 24-hour period in which the NASA site got pounded with 80 million viewers. The "rubberneckers" spent Monday morning watching the Deep Impact try to slam dance with the comet.
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Date: 2005-07-06
 
Disney Sprints To Mobile Platforms
An agreement with wireless service provider Sprint will place Disney content on mobile devices.
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Date: 2005-07-06
 
Dell Packs Napster Into College Servers
The computer company will help deliver Napster's legal music download service to university campuses.
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Date: 2005-07-06
 
CNN Seeking Consumer-Generated Media
To help celebrate its 10th anniversary online, the CNN web site has created a special section entitled Online Evolution.
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Date: 2005-07-06
 
Skype Introduces Outlook Toolbar
I just got through installing the Skype toolbar for Microsoft Outlook, and I'm impressed. (That's not saying much; I'm impressed by pretty much everything Skype does.)
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Date: 2005-07-06
 
Becoming a Multi-Dimensional Blogger
Robert's latest Corporate Blog Tip (#10) is simple but well worth taking note of (quote forthcoming)... He goes on to suggest a few ways to add another dimension to your blogging including podcasting, video blogs, hosting dinners, attending industry events etc.
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Date: 2005-07-06
 
Microsoft Calls Up CRM 3.0
The new version skips from CRM 1.2 to 3.0 and will be available to current users at the end of 2005.
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Date: 2005-07-05
 
China Supporting International Anti-Spam Initiative
The third-biggest source of criminal and junk e-mail will embrace an international anti-spam effort.
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Date: 2005-07-05
 
xMax Delivers Wireless Broadband Over Radio Waves
A Florida-based company claims its technology can bring broadband to broader areas than other wireless options.
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Date: 2005-07-05
 
Blog Censorship And The Impact On Doing Business In China
The many conversations in recent weeks about blog censorship in China won't lead to any meaningful conclusions, I reckon.
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Date: 2005-07-05
 
IBM: Phishing Up, Viruses Abound
A new report from the Armonk, NY technology company suggests phishing attacks jumped more than 200 percent in May.
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Date: 2005-07-05
 
Magnetic Marketing: Getting Clients to Come to You!
Are you tired of confusing marketing advice and promotional strategies that never live up to your expectations? Whether you are just starting out or a grizzled veteran, the balancing act of doing your work and finding the time to marketing your services can be a daunting chore!
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Date: 2005-07-05
 
Podcasts Market Books
Podcasts can help authors promote and sell books. I have already written about how podcasts can be developed into a large scale internet radio station. Bloggers can provide the content via podcast and the station can be far more wide ranging than simply the blogging audience.
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Date: 2005-07-05
 
Reviews: Build Traffic and Reputation
Writing book reviews, product reviews, and reviews of other blogs is one way to increase your visitor traffic level. Reviews are also a powerful technique to enhance your reputation as a blogger.
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Date: 2005-07-05
 
Posting Frequency Observations
One of the things that going away and not checking your RSS feeds for a month can do for you is help identify who is blogging how much. I generally clear my bloglines account every day. As a result I don't notice from day to day which of my 350 or so feeds are updating frequently.
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Date: 2005-07-05
 
What Caught My Eye in RSS
As I slowly make my way through the 10,000+ unread RSS feeds that have accumulated in my Bloglines account over the past month a number os posts have caught my attention which I thought I'd highlight here. Some of them have been mentioned by my guest bloggers but there's no harm in doubling up...
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Date: 2005-07-05
 
Apple iTunes Sets Sights On 500 Million Songs
The maker of the iconic iPod media player wants to reward the buyer of song number 500,000,000 with some choice prizes.
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Date: 2005-07-05
 
Interview with Ashley Norris - Shiny Media
As I mentioned in my ‘I'm home' post - I was fortunately to catch up with two talented ProBloggers whilst I was in London - Ashley Norris and Katie Lee from Shiny Media.
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Date: 2005-07-05
 
Balancing Blogs' Credibility
In yesterday's "For Immediate Release," I noted that Joseph Edward Duncan had maintained a blog. Duncan, in case you're not following the story, was found in a Coeur d'Alene, Idaho restaurant with a young girl who, along with her brother, had been missing for about six weeks following the disocvery of the bludgeoned bodies ofher mother, her mother's boyfriend, and an older brother.
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Date: 2005-07-05
 
Candidate Podcasts, Sort Of
Tim Kaine, Virginia's lieutenant governor and candidate for the state's top job, has his first "podcast" promoted heavily on his home page. Problem is, it isn't a podcast, just a downloadable audio file.
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Date: 2005-07-05
 
Software Drives Mobile Purchases
Availability of third-party software products heavily influences user adoption of smartphones and handhelds.
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Date: 2005-07-05
 
e-Tailers Turn to Blogs
Online merchants - e-tailers - have taken to the blogosphere, according to a New York Times article from Bob Tedeschi.
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Date: 2005-07-05
 
Business IM Use up to 85%
A study from Radicati Group reinforces the notion that IM has evolved from a means for people to engage in idle chatter to a vital business communication tool.
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Date: 2005-07-05
 
A Healthy Diet Of Spam?
This one defies belief. A study conducted by the University of Alberta has concluded that unsolicited marketing email-spam-can be good for you.
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Date: 2005-07-05
 
Micro Persuasion 2.0
Now that this blog is over a year old, I feel it's in need of a bit of a design refresh. So, I am playing around with the different blog templates TypePad provides.
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Date: 2005-07-05
 
The RSS Orange Crush
Last week I met with Scott Gatz from Yahoo. He heads up personalization at Yahoo. Scott said something interesting: millions of My Yahoo users are subscribing to RSS feeds, but they don't even realize it.
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Date: 2005-07-05
 
Sasser Worm Scribe Confesses
A 19 year-old German, Sven Jaschan, has confessed to writing the Sasser worm that affected millions of computers last year.
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Date: 2005-07-05
 
CNET Probably Not For Sale
A recent article from News Corp's New York Post suggested CNET Networks could be in play as an acquisition target.
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Date: 2005-07-05
 
MP3 Phones Are Coming
Back in May, I posted an item here agreeing with Bill Gates' assessment that cell phones will eventually displace digital media players like the iPod.
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Date: 2005-07-05
 
Skype dominates VOIP
Most people have heard of Vonage, but Skype-which still causes eyebrows to lift when I mention it to audiences-dominates the Voice Over IP (VOIP) market in North America.
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Date: 2005-07-05
 
How Many Blogs to Focus Upon?
Paul wrote a week or so ago about his decision to scale back his blogs to those which are most profitable in a post titled "One site or one hundred sites?"...
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Date: 2005-07-05
 
Sasser Worm Creator Arrested
His motive was to gain fame as a programmer. Fame is what the German teen got, as well as arrested for creating one of the most effective computer worms in history.
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Date: 2005-07-05
 
Take A Computer Class, Teachers Urge Students
At a meeting of the National Education Association, teachers said they want to stem the falling number of college computer students.
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Date: 2005-07-05
 
Oracle Finds ProfitLogic Fits Its Buying Pattern
Larry Ellison's company adds the small Massachusetts-based maker of retail pattern analysis software to its arsenal.
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Date: 2005-07-05
 
Broadcom Sues Qualcomm
A suit filed in the US District Court of New Jersey alleges antitrust practices by Qualcomm in the CDMA space.
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Date: 2005-07-05
 
German Teen Spreads Worms
Sven Jaschan admitted to wrecking computers worldwide when he confessed to creating last year's Sasser computer worm. The worm devastated hundreds of thousands of computers across the globe. In the process, he's bought himself some real jail time for his computer terrorism.
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Date: 2005-07-05
 
Tablet Computing Founder Writes Against Microsoft
The founder of pen-based computing has filed a lawsuit against Microsoft in federal and California courts.
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Date: 2005-07-04
 
Autonomic Computing A Heartbeat Away
IBM seeks to solve the issue of overly complex computers with the use of self-managing systems.
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Date: 2005-07-04
 
Samsung, Motorola, Cross-Licensing Technology
Two big rivals in the mobile handset industry ink agreement to collaborate on technology by cross-licensing patents.
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Date: 2005-07-04
 
Apple Poisons Podcast RSS Extension
After being widely hailed for taking the concept of podcasting mainstream, Apple may be implementing proprietary definitions for podcast formats.
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Date: 2005-07-04
 
China Fixing Need For Internet Fix
A family goes out on nice vacation up in the Poconos for a summer vacation. It's time to kick back for a few days and forget what day it is. You and your family have been planning the trip for months. No cell phones, no computers, no work or school, just the peace and quite of good ol' Mother Nature, except someone is apparently going through Internet withdrawals.
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Date: 2005-07-04
 
Steve Rubel's First Podcast
Sunday morning is a great time to listen to podcasts, new discoveries as well as a favourite or two as I sip my cuppa ...
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Date: 2005-07-03
 
Book review podcast: Todd Cochrane's Podcasting
A few weeks ago, I received the copy of Podcasting: The Do It Yourself Guide by Todd Cochrane that I'd ordered from Amazon UK.
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Date: 2005-07-03
 
Microsoft Pays IBM $775 Million And a Hearty Handshake
The Redmond, Washington based software empire extended a hand in friendship and a fat antitrust paycheck to the venerable International Business Machines (IBM). In addition to the $775 million, Microsoft also coughed $75 million in credit for software deployment to IBM. Now things are square.
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Date: 2005-07-02
 
AMD Out For Blood: Going After Intel In Japan
Advance Micro Devices filed suit in Tokyo High Court against processor powerhouse Intel for some $50 million. The suit accuses Intel of paying massive amounts of moolah to Japanese computer companies to keep them from using AMD chips.
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Date: 2005-07-02
 
Microsoft's Scoble Against Claria Purchase
Hey, my brother is blogging for ComputerWorld and says "Microsoft about to buy into a BIG mistake."...
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Date: 2005-07-02
 
Veritas Exploit In The Wild
A patch has been made available for Veritas Backup Exec, which is vulnerable to a buffer overflow exploit.
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Date: 2005-07-01
 
What Don't We Know, Science Asks
The 125th anniversary of the magazine poses 125 questions about life, the universe, and everything.
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Date: 2005-07-01
 
Sprint, Motorola, Testing WiMax Technology
Wireless broadband takes a small step forward as Spring begins to expand on WiMax work it has done with Intel.
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Date: 2005-07-01
 
Apple Sees One Million Podcast Subscriptions Happen
The devotees and the curious wasted little time in taking to their iTunes consoles and signing up for a variety of podcasts.
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Date: 2005-07-01
 
IBM Cashes $775M Microsoft Settlement Check
The two companies announced a settlement of antitrust claims going back to the government's suit against Microsoft.
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Date: 2005-07-01
 
Microsoft and IBM Settle Differences
Microsoft and IBM have come to an agreement to resolve their antitrust problems. Microsoft will be paying IBM $775 million and extend $75 million in credit towards deployment of Microsoft software at IBM.
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Date: 2005-07-01
 
Vespa Launches Vespaway Customer Blog
Regular readers of my blog know that I am a big believer in empowering customer evangelists to act as a voice for your company.
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Date: 2005-07-01
 
Consumer Impact on Advertising Grows
Consumer impact and influence is growing. The New York Times details how consumers are interacting with advertising campaigns and influencing their outcome.
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Date: 2005-07-01
 
What Do You Know About ID Theft?
Javelin Strategy & Research released the results of a recent study done in conjunction with the Better Business Bureau on ID Theft. The report, titled "Phishing: Consumer Awareness and Behavior." The report concentrates on the action financial institutions must take to protect their customers from phishing scams.
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Date: 2005-07-01
 
To Podcast or Not to Podcast, That is the Question
Howard N. Karesh, Vice President, Ketchum Midwest Corporate Practice, has written a blog post outlining four reasons to have a corporate podcast and three not to.
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Date: 2005-07-01
 
Microsoft Planning To Take Over Claria?
"Microsoft is reportedly eyeing yet another acquisition, but this buyout may prove to be a lot more controversial.
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Date: 2005-07-01
 
A New Kind of Conversation Is Needed With Microsoft
Last week Microsoft made a big step on working with the community. We saw what can happen if you put something out there, put your ear to the ground, and then refactor based on what you hear.
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Date: 2005-07-01
 
Red Hat Tips Up On Increased Earnings
Total revenue for the Linux company's first quarter jumped by 46 percent in year to year comparison.
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Date: 2005-07-01
 
Microsoft IE Subject To Exit Flaw
The Redmond-based software company disclosed a COM object issue that could make Internet Explorer exit unexpectedly.
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Date: 2005-07-01
 
Mytob Tops Of The Virus Charts
June's list of reported viruses shows Mytob variants taking seven of the top ten spots in a Sophos Labs report.
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Date: 2005-07-01
 
Microsoft and IBM Reach a $775 Million Settlement
Microsoft announced that it has settled its antitrust dispute with IBM for $775 million, and a $75 million credit extension toward deployment of Microsoft software at IBM.
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Date: 2005-07-01
 
Wireless Carriers Want To Dump E911 Rule
Last year, cellphone providers became required to only sell new handsets with Enhanced 911 enabled.
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Date: 2005-07-01
 
Opera Hits The Right Browser Note With Smartphones
There wasn't going to be a version for Windows Mobile 2003, but users requested it from the Norwegian browser company.
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Date: 2005-07-01
 
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