Check out Mini-Techmeme for simple mobiles or Techmeme Mobile for modern smartphones.
9:00 PM ET, April 19, 2006

Techmeme

 Top Items: 
Dick / Burning Questions:
Burnvelopes?  No, FeedBurner Email  —  It turns out that not everybody is quite ready to ditch the old Inbox just yet.  People like to be notified when their favorite publishers have something new posted, but a large audience still finds the familiar setting of email to be the most comfortable and reliable way to receive updates.
RELATED ITEMS:
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
FeedBurner Will Dominate Blog-to-Email
Discussion: Read/WriteWeb and A VC
Michael Bazeley / SiliconBeat:
With $13.5 million from Fox, Simply Hired is simply on a roll  —  It seemed like only yesterday when we were introduced to Simply Hired in a scratchy phone call with management (we were in an East Bay parking lot seeking a decent cell phone signal).  We were a bit underwhelmed at the time …
RELATED ITEMS:
Reuters:
News Corp. buying stake in jobs search engine
Discussion: SearchViews
Eric Auchard / Reuters:
Google to search inside business software programs  —  SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc., the consumer Web search favorite, will help office workers dig deeper into business software programs and databases to find relevant information tidbits, the company said on Tuesday.
Discussion: Paul Kedrosky's …
RELATED ITEMS:
David Kirkpatrick / CNN:
Microsoft's new brain  —  Brutal competition.  A stock going nowhere.  Microsoft is in crisis, so Bill Gates has unleashed his new hire, software genius Ray Ozzie, to remake the company - and conquer the Web.  —  (FORTUNE Magazine) - Last June, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer summoned …
Apple:
Apple Reports Second Quarter Results  —  Revenue Grows 34 Percent Year-over-Year; Earnings Increase 41 Percent  —  CUPERTINO, California—April 19, 2006—Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2006 second quarter ended April 1, 2006.  The Company posted revenue …
Associated Press:
Rights group says Yahoo gave China information used to jail a third Chinese user  —  BEIJING (AP) — Yahoo (YHOO) turned over a draft e-mail from one of its users to Chinese authorities, who used the information to jail the man on subversion charges, according to the verdict from his 2003 trial released Wednesday by a rights group.
Stefanie Olsen / CNET News.com:
Kids outsmart Web filters  —  Last November, Ryan, a high-school sophomore, figured out a way to outsmart the Web filters on a school PC in order to visit the off-limits MySpace.com while doing "homework" in the computer lab.  —  A teacher eventually spotted the social network on the screen in front of …
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Alan Meckler versus Jason Calacanis  —  What: Wall Street Journal is hosting an e-debate between Alan Meckler, chief executive of Jupiter Media, and Jason Calacanis of Weblogs Inc. (now part of AOL, a dvision of Time Warner) The debate is about can bloggers make money and a living off their blogging efforts.
Alison Maitland / Financial Times:
Skype says texts are censored by China  —  Skype, the fast-growing internet communications company that belongs to Ebay, has admitted that its partner in China has filtered text messages, defending this compliance with censorship laws as the only way to do business in the country.
Igear / iPod Gear:
Counterfeit Apple iPod Nanos and Shuffles  —  Apple's iPod has become so popular that counterfeiters are making their own versions and passing them off as authentic.  At first glance, the fake iPods appear very real.  Apple is warning its resellers of the existence of these fake iPods and how to identify them.
Braden Cox / The Technology Liberation Front:
A Pro-DRM FCC Commissioner  —  Last night a FCC commissioner came out in favor of...DRM?  Yes, at a reception sponsored by the DC Bar Association in her honor, Commissioner Deborah Taylor Tate, the newest addition to the FCC, spoke eloquently on a number of issues but perhaps most remarkable …
Discussion: JD on EP
RELATED ITEMS:
Mike / Techdirt:   FCC Commissioner Wants To Push For DRM Just 'Cause She Likes It
Jenn Shreve / Wired News:
How to Form a MySpace Watch  —  Wondering if registered sex offenders with MySpace pages live in your neighborhood?  —  To investigate, you can search for your city or ZIP code on your state's online registry.  Note: Nevada, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington, D.C., don't currently provide this information online.
RELATED ITEMS:
Paul Thurrott / winsupersite.com:
Windows Vista February 2006 CTP (Build 5308/5342) Review, Part 5: Where Vista Fails  —  I still remember the day very clearly.  It was Monday, October 27, 2003.  Several thousand developers—and, let's face it, quite a few garden variety Windows enthusiasts—charged into Hall …
Discussion: Silicon Valley Sleuth
Elinor Mills / CNET News.com:
Mashups for fun—and profit?  —  Mashup Web sites, from celebrity stalking sites to an online pedometer for running enthusiasts, are certainly all the rage.  Now comes the hard part: making money off these things.  —  Though a handful of mashups have received venture capital backing …
Monica Chen / digitimes.com:
Intel preferred over VIA for UMPCs  —  Market sources indicated that Microsoft originally planned to partner with VIA Technologies to promote its "Origami" Ultra-Mobile PC (UMPC), as VIA's C7-M embedded processor is priced at US$700-800, compared to the Intel Celeron M and Pentium M series at US$1,200-1,400.
Discussion: Engadget and GottaBeMobile.com
Amanda Cantrell / CNN:
Apple investors look for Intel effect  —  When company reports results Wednesday, analysts will have a close eye on sales of new Macs.  —  NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) - When Apple reports its second-quarter earnings Wednesday, investors and analysts will watch closely for evidence of how the company's switch to Intel chips is panning out.
Discussion: Macsimum News
Gizmodo, The Gadget Blog:
GSM-based, Windows Mobile 5-toting Treo  —  Some hawt spy photos of the new Windows Mobile Treo or just fuzzy pictures of someone's painted Sidekick?  You decide.  —  It seems that a temporary "test engineer"—can you hire those guys at Adecco?—was going off about a new WM5 Treo with GSM …
Yahoo! Publisher Network:
It Pay the Bills  —  Yahoo!'s resident toublemaker weighs in on the past and present of contextual advertising  —  When people can't think of anything particularly good to say about their job, I often hear "well, it pays the bills...", which often elicits a response of "yup" and a knowing nod.
Discussion: Clickety Clack
Matt Marshall / SiliconBeat:
The Web 2.0 List — and news about Healthia, YackPack and Grouper's good fight  —  Silicon Valley venture capitalist Baris Karadogan has posted a helpful list of Web 2.0 companies.  —  It is huge, and he rightly remarks: "Who says there is no hype?"  —  And the Web 2.0 beat goes on.
Discussion: TJ's Weblog and Library clips
Peter Pollack / Ars Technica:
Philips files for patent to force ad viewing  —  Philips Electronics has done it again.  Flush with heady optimism after successful products such as the digital compact cassette (DCC) and the super audio CD (SACD), the redoubtable European giant has developed a way to keep television free …
Jay Small / Small Initiatives:
Registration evolution at Scripps sites  —  The following item, regarding user registration at sites I work with in my "day job," was also posted to two newspaper industry e-mail lists.  My apologies if you've already seen it as a member of either list.  —  At 13 of E.W. Scripps' daily …
Discussion: yelvington.com
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Techmeme at 9:00 PM ET, April 19, 2006.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Techmeme Sponsor Posts: 
Microsoft:
The Carlsberg Group goes ‘GloCal’ with Office 365  —  Denmark-based brewery finds the right balance between working together at a global level and allowing its many strong regional beer brands to flourish.
VMware:
How vCloud Hybrid Service is Different: 10 Cloud Capabilities on vCloud Hybrid Service that Don't Exist on AWS  —  With vCloud Hybrid Service (vCHS), we're firmly focused on solving enterprise customer cloud problems …
Zoho:
Customer service centered around customers, not software.  Now that's zen.  —  We all know that guy.  —  When he first burst on your social circle's scene, he was a refreshing change of pace.  He was cool.
Syncano:
6 Reasons Why We Love React.js  —  Our front-end team loves trying new things.  New frameworks, new build tools... anything that makes our work more efficient deserves my attention.
Sponsor Techmeme
 
 Site News: 

Nothing recent. See Techmeme News for earlier news.

 
 See Also: 
Techmeme: site main
Techmeme River: reverse chronological Techmeme
Mini-Techmeme: Techmeme for mobiles
Techmeme Leaderboard: Techmeme's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
Techmeme RSS feed
Techmeme on Twitter
 
 
 More Items: 
telecomweb.com:
Rumor Du Jour: Motorola Eyes Siemens Possession
Discussion: Engadget Mobile and GigaOM
Gary / ResourceShelf:
Yahoo Patents P2P Payment System, More Google Patents, and IBM …
Bambi Francisco:
Facebook funding  —  Facebook received $25 million in funding …
Discussion: Valleywag
Tony Smith / The Register:
AMD said to be researching 'reverse multi-threading' tech
Discussion: TechSpot
Tom Raftery / Tom Raftery's I.T. views:
Gis a job - seriously!
John Battelle / John Battelle's Searchblog:
A FRANK INTERVIEW WITH JIM LANZONE
 Earlier Items: 
Matt Cutts / Gadgets, Google, and SEO:
Boston Pubcon 2006, Day 1  —  Stream of unconsciousness:
Dave Zatz / Zatz Not Funny:
TiVo Two Times Netflix, Promotes Blockbuster
Damian / japanchronicles.com:
A look at Sony's Portable TV service for PSP
Discussion: Gizmodo, Joystiq and eHomeUpgrade
Bobbie Johnson / Guardian:
Ignore bloggers at your peril, say researchers
 

 
From Mediagazer:

Scott Stossel / Nieman Reports:
Atlantic editor Scott Stossel on keeping one of America's oldest print magazines relevant

Rui Kaneya / Columbia Journalism Review:
How comics journalism brings stories to life

Michael Wolff / Town & Country:
Forbes Media adapted to a digital business model, but the company and the family paid the price of a damaged brand

 
Sister Sites:

Mediagazer
 Must-read media news
memeorandum
 Politics, opinion, and current events
WeSmirch
 Celebrity news and gossip