$20 Gets you a TailRank Golden Ticket!
Dave Winer / thetwowayweb.com:
Build to flip the Flickr of evrything — Later today I'll give a keynote address, at a BBQ. — That's got to be a first. — It's a tradition that when I give a talk, I prepare it on Scripting News, in the open, for all to see. — Since this talk will be given in the heart of Silicon Valley …
Matt Marshall / SiliconBeat: Techcrunch and the Web 2.0 fest — and the best VCs
Mark Pincus Blog:
Where's the love for web 2.0? — I'm reading john heilemann's piece in new york magazine about 'diller's foxy strategy' and amazed that a journalist could in one article be so critical and dismissive of silicon valley's 'kacki clad vc's chasing prepubescent entrepreneurs' and so shamelessly …
Discussion: A VC
Burtonator / Kevin Burton's Feed Blog:
$20 Gets you a TailRank Golden Ticket!
Discussion: Marc's Voice
Web 2.0 Bozo Bit Reflipped — As I mentioned in my previous post on Understanding Web 2.0 the "web 2.0" meme isn't about technology or people, it's about money and hype primarily geared at VCs and big companies looking for small companies to buy so they look hip.
Richard MacManus / Read/Write Web: Web 2.0 Naysaying reaches an all-time high (or is it low)
Robert X. Cringely / pbs.org:
Energy Crisis — It's Hard to Make a Buck When You Are Storing Everyone's Stuff for Free — Combining themes of several recent columns, we can see that a lot of money is being bet on a future user computing experience based on web services. Ubiquitous broadband along with hefty processing capability …
Discussion: Bubble 2.0
Charles Arthur / The Register:
How ATM fraud nearly brought down British banking — This is the story of how the UK banking system could have collapsed in the early 1990s, but for the forbearance of a junior barrister who also happened to be an expert in computer law - and who discovered that at that time the computing department …
Paul Buchheit / Official Google Blog:
Guess what just turned 34? — It's difficult to pin down the exact origin of email, but in October 1971, an engineer named Ray Tomlinson chose the '@' symbol for email addresses and wrote software to send the first network email. — At the time, it must not have seemed very important …
Richard MacManus / Read/Write Web: Rethinking Email — Gmail Engineer Paul Buchheit has a lovely post …
Vin / Digital Deliverance LLC:
What Obstacles Exist for Online Journalism? — What obstacles exist for online journalism? — That topic will be on the minds of attendees at the Online News Association's annual conference next week in Manhattan. — Unfortunately, the major obstacle for online journalism is the people …
Msnshopblog / MSN Shopping Insider:
MSN Shopping Launches in Australia — MSN Shopping is very pleased and excited to announce the launch of the new Shopping site on ninemsn in Australia! The new site is built upon the same application platform recently released in the United States, and demonstrates the MSN Shopping team's commitment …
Search Engine Watch:
YahooSarah — Official Representative (formerly OvertureRep) — Reputation: — Actually, Yahoo! Search Marketing sent an email to advertisers today to announce that we've eliminated the $20 monthly minimum spending requirement for Sponsored Search. Look out for that email and spread the good news.
Ryan Block / Engadget:
Access announces the death of PalmOS... sooner than later — For those holding out that PalmSource's acquisition by Japanese firm Access would grant the PalmOS a second life, we have some bad news for you. We have it that Access officially declared what industry experts expected and Palm fanboys feared …
Glenn Fleishman / Wi-Fi Networking News:
Qualcomm's Belk Dissects Mobile WiMax — Let's admit upfront that Jeffrey Belk has a vested interest in cellular data networks: But let's look beyond that. Belk is well known as a Qualcomm marketing executive who, two years ago, circulated an interesting account of business travel using cell data …
Discussion: Daily Wireless
Ina Fried / CNET News.com:
Microsoft backs off music player squeeze — Microsoft has pulled back from a plan to exclude rival media players from portable music devices using its software. — Details of the plan—and the reversal—were contained in a quarterly status report that Microsoft and the Department …
Mark Cuban / Blog Maverick:
Google responds on Blogspot - and Icerocket.com continues to grow — Update: — I stand corrected. As i have since found out, figured out and been told. The Captcha from Google has been in place. It was only triggered in respone to their spam filters. I hadnt been flagged before.
Mike / Techdirt:
Company Claims To Have Patented XML; Plans To Sue Everyone — Another day, another patent troll. A small firm that has gone through a variety of businesses has just "discovered" an old patent they have that they believe covers XML. The patents in question cover dealing with "data in neutral form."
Discussion: The Tao of Mac
Alicia Chang / Associated Press:
Blackberry Users Learning Painful Lesson — LOS ANGELES - Chris Claypool was addicted to his BlackBerry wireless handheld. Like many users, he never thought twice about pecking away at lightning speed, replying to a wave of e-mails from clients around the globe.
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