ON WHY GOOGLE BASE IS A REALLY BIG DEAL
Om Malik / On Broadband, VoIP …:
Google's Riya Designs? — Exclusive: To paraphrase a popular Bollywood ditty, Is Google singing O Riya! O Riya! — Since this past Thursday, I have heard whispers that Riya, a Redwood City, California-based photo service is being courted by Google. Now this rumor has been repeated …
Paul Kedrosky's Infectious Greed:
Seeya Riya — It has been all the buzz over the last couple of days — and today in my meetings in the Valley it was whispered so many times you could have turned it into a drinking game — but I didn't want to post anything without someone giving confirmation.
Bill Burnham / Burnham's Beat:
RSS and Google Base: Google Feeds Off The Web — There has been a lot of talk about Google Base today on the web and much of the reaction appears to be either muted or negative. The lack of enthusiasm seems to be driven by the fact that the GUI is pretty rudimentary and doesn't provide …
Richard MacManus / Web 2.0 Explorer: Will Google Base be the world's largest XML database?
Dave Winer / Scripting News: From the Google Base FAQ: "Google Base will accept bulk uploads in TSV …
Umair / Bubblegeneration Strategy Lab: This Post is Also Not About G**gle — Not to go echo chamber style …
Michael / michael parekh on IT:
ON WHY GOOGLE BASE IS A REALLY BIG DEAL
Genuine Windows and Browsers — The core of my team's job is to make IE7 and Windows Vista so compelling so that people choose our products. The people who work on Windows want you to have a good experience, whether you use IE or not - for example, Windows Media Player has a Firefox plugin.
Ryan Katz / Think Secret:
EXCLUSIVE: Apple Planning Intel-Ready iBook Debut for January — November 17, 2005 - Apple is planning to release its first entry-level iBook laptops with Intel processors next January at Macworld Expo in San Francisco, highly reliable sources have confirmed to Think Secret.
Thomas Hawk / Thomas Hawk's Digital Connection:
Netflix Presents at Lehman Brothers Small Cap Conference — This post should not be construed as financial advice. Davis Freeberg is both a shareholder and current customer of Netflix. — Barry McCarthy, the Chief Financial Officer of Netflix gave one of the best investor presentations I've ever heard …
Joseph Weisenthal / The Stalwart: The Future of Netflix — Many have speculated, including this blog …
Colin Campbell / next-gen.biz:
Rare's Perfect Gamble — In order to guarantee Xbox 360 launch-day availability of flagship title Perfect Dark Zero, Microsoft sent the game to manufacture before it had passed certification. — You can read the most up-to-date game industry news, analysis and opinion every weekday morning here at www.Next-Gen.Biz.
David Pogue / New York Times:
The Pen Gets a Whole Lot Mightier — THE holiday season may be a time for love, hope and all that jazz. But let's face it: for millions of Americans, a big part of it is getting new toys. — Sometimes, "toys" means playthings for grownups, like iPods and flat-screen TV sets.
Marc Perton / Engadget: LeapFrog Fly pentop computer reviewed by New York Times
Wall Street Journal:
What the In-Crowd Knows — From Hollywood to Wall Street, — Our Guide to the Blogs — Insiders Read to Stay Current — The music industry has one, Wall Street bankers have several and even CPAs have come around. — No self-respecting industry these days is without a must-read blog.
Joseph Weisenthal / The Stalwart: Stalwart Readers not "In"? — The Wall Street Journal ran …
Robert Andrews / Wired News:
Digg Just Might Bury Slashdot — A hot new social-bookmarking site is deluging web servers all over the net with a tsunami of traffic — and is starting to make Slashdot-size waves. — Digg, a San Francisco news site compiled by its own readers, lists links to interesting new technology articles.
Bruce Schneier / Wired News:
Real Story of the Rogue Rootkit — It's a David and Goliath story of the tech blogs defeating a mega-corporation. — On Oct. 31, Mark Russinovich broke the story in his blog: Sony BMG Music Entertainment distributed a copy-protection scheme with music CDs that secretly installed a rootkit on computers.
Stuart Miles / pocket-lint.co.uk:
MIT unveils $100 laptop to the world - PLUS IMAGES — 17 November 2005 - MIT has unveiled its $100 hand-cranked laptop computer to the United Nations technology summit in Tunisia and said that it hopes to make millions of the devices to give to the poorest people in the world.
Andrew Wallenstein / Hollywood Reporter:
'Lost' deal hatched for mobile — The mysteries of ABC's "Lost" are about to get bigger — and smaller. — The Emmy-winning hit is spawning a second series for mobile phones in a deal soon to close with a major U.S. carrier, sources said. About 20 episodes — each several minutes long …
David Kesmodel / Wall Street Journal:
Thanks to Web Ads, Some Find New Money in Domain Names — Internet domain names are a hot commodity again. But unlike the 1990s, when speculators bought up Web addresses in hopes of reselling them later for a big payday, many of today's purchases are aimed at cashing in on the boom in online advertising.
Kevin Newcomb / ClickZ:
Afraid of Commitment? Try a Pop-up Blog — In a bid to lower the barrier to entry that keep many corporations from beginning to blog, marketing services firm ElectricArtists has come up with an option for the commitment-phobic — the "pop-up" blog. — Unrelated to the loathsome pop-up ad …
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