Microsoft And The IPod Nano
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Announcing Memeorandum to track Tech and Politics/News blogs — Here's some very cool non-Microsoft news that I'm proud to announce (I am the first site to report this news). — I'm on the phone with Gabe Rivera, emperor of Memeorandum. He is, at this very moment, turning on major …
James A. Robertson / Smalltalk Tidbits, Industry Rants: Memeorandum aggregation — There's another automated aggregation …
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Watch Blog: More On Memeorandum — Further to my earlier post …
Richard MacManus / Read/Write Web:
New-look Memeorandum launched — I've been one of the beta testers of a brilliant new blog news service over the past 2-3 months - and today it's gone live. tech.memeorandum is the brainchild of Gabe Rivera. It basically aggregates all the latest news from blogs on one page - but it's more than that.
Discussion: Search Engine Watch Blog
Lev Grossman / Time:
Stevie's Little Wonder — Honey, he shrunk the iPod. How Jobs and his team of Apple innovators created this season's must-have gadget … Kanye West is doing his level best to rock the house, but it's not an easy house to rock. He's onstage at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco …
Discussion: A design and usability blog
DL Byron / Textura Design:
Microsoft And The IPod Nano
Jan Schaffer / j-lab.org:
chicagocrime.org Wins $10,000 Batten Award — COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The Web site chicagocrime.org, an innovative overlay of the city's reported crimes with Google's online mapping technology, today won the $10,000 Grand Prize in the Batten Awards for Innovations in Journalism.
Piaras / Piaras Kelly PR:
Tips on writing content for your blog — Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality - Beatrix Potter — Here are some tips on writing content for your blog: — 1. Use catchy titles: As I subscribe to more and more webfeeds, I tend to flicks through content a lot faster.
Discussion: Micro Persuasion
John Borland / CNET.com:
Getting Bad with Apple — Michael Robertson's reputation rests on the string of companies he's started, from MP3.com to Linspire. — But that reputation stems at least as much from his habit of thumbing his nose at those in power. He has fought major lawsuits from the big record labels and Microsoft …
Thomas Claburn / InformationWeek:
Report: Blogs And Free Content Are Hurting B-To-B Publishers — Newspaper companies and business trade publishers face disruption from online competitors such as Google and Yahoo. — The news and trade market is in for some rough weather, according to report released Monday by researchers …
Victoria Murphy / Forbes:
Microsoft's Midlife Crisis — Steven Ballmer, Microsoft's cheerleader and chief executive, takes the stage at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta to stoke the spirits of 10,000 faithful at the company's annual sales meeting. "Win, drive, innovate, impress!" he shouts, his forehead glistening under hot stage lights …
Ryan Singel / Wired News:
Stars Rise at Startup Summer Camp — Having just finished his sophomore year at Stanford University, Sam Altman spent this summer holed up in a Cambridge, Massachusetts, apartment paid for with a little bit of startup funding, writing code for hours on end and eating so much ramen he ended up sick from vitamin deficiency.
New Pluck InSite Offerings Enable Publishers to Embrace ``Citizen Journalism'' Through Blogs and RSS; Cox Newspaper's Austin American-Statesman Adopts Pluck InSite for Community Blogging and Personalized News Portal Services — AUSTIN, Texas—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Sept. 12, 2005—Pluck Corp. …
Discussion: Susan Mernit's Blog
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost Publications: Austin American-Statesman Embraces Citizen Journalism
Jeremy / kerneltrap.org:
Interview: Hans Reiser — Hans Reiser formed Namesys and began the development of Reiserfs ten years ago. The first release of the filesystem, Reiser3, is part of the mainline 2.4 and 2.6 Linux kernels. The more recent Reiser4 is a complete redesign and reimplementation of Reiserfs …
Jeremy Wagstaff / loose wire:
iTunes and Your Vulnerable MP3 collection — My friend and fellow columnist Phil Baker writes about Apple's new iPod in his San Diego column, but he also points out a serious problem with the company's new iTunes software, something I have experienced myself.
James A. Robertson / Smalltalk Tidbits, Industry Rants: A new problem — Loose Wire spots a potential problem …
Kevin Newcomb / ClickZ:
Oodle Takes Aim at College Crowd — Oodle has broadened its regional classifieds aggregation strategy to include classifieds sites targeted toward students at colleges and universities. — College students are a ripe, but underserved audience for classified ads, Faith Sedlin …
Office 12 has new UI and cool RSS Support — This seems to be the month for bold moves. Microsoft has tossed out the old Office UI and replaced the pull down menus and toolbars with a series of visual tabs. IT certainly doesn't look like anything I've seen before. I'm not sure I totally love the new Office "12" UI.
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