It's not the platform, redux
Bob Cauthorn / Rebuilding Media:
Newspapers, meet precipice: It's the product, stupid — They call it Black Tuesday at the New York Times and Boston Globe where the layoffs come because the margins are squeezed. — The don't even have a name for the buy-outs at the defiantly anti-margin San Francisco Chronicle …
Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
It's not the platform, redux
Peter Rojas / Engadget:
The Palm Treo 700w (aka Treo 670) - Exclusive first look! — Check it out: we got our hands on the new Windows Mobile-powered Treo, but it ain't called the Treo 670 anymore (if it even ever was called that), it's the Treo 700w (which implies—but doesn't guarantee—the existence of a Palm-powered Treo 700p).
HiTi Dazzle S400 photo printer — HiTi Dazzle S400 photo printer : With the introduction of Dazzle S400, HiTi has added a new chapter to its impressive list of achievements and re-asserted itself as the leader in digital photo printing technology. People will definitely be stunned …
Music sites caving to pressure from labels? … Popular file-sharing site WinMX.com ceased operating and the New York office of another, eDonkey.com, appeared to be closed, in the continuing legal fallout among underworld peer-to-peer music services, industry sources and users said Wednesday.
Short summaries of our research reports and other project news. — 53% of Americans who go online from home have high-speed, but growth rate of broadband adoption is down substantially from last year — Washington (September 23, 2005) - The growth in home high-speed internet adoption …
Jack McCarthy / InfoWorld TechWatch: Demand for in-home broadband slows, Pew report says
Adam L. Penenberg / Wired News:
Can Bloggers Strike It Rich? — When it comes to the profit potential of blogs, Nick Denton, founder of Gawker Media, calls himself a skeptic. — It's a surprisingly pessimistic perspective coming from the Brit who has launched a network of 13 theme blogs — including Fleshbot (porn) …
Darren Rowse / Blog Tips: Can Blogging For Dollars Articles Find a New Angle?
Adam / BLADAM:
GoogleTV - undoubtedly a boon for consumers, but... GoogleTV is coming. … Is Tivo quaking in their boots? And will Hollywood embrace or fear the upcoming empowerment of consumers? — Historically, even when it's been in the entertainment industry's long-term best interests …
Susannah Cullinane / BBC:
The old new — Why should a transistor radio from 1954 be causing a buzz online? Could it be part of a realisation that, amid talk of invention, no novelty is completely new? — The Old Testament Book of Ecclesiastes has a few words to say about novelty, fashion and innovation.
David Weinberger / Joho the Blog:
[berkman] Susan Crawford on One Web Day — "The popular myth is that the Internet was bult to withstand a nuclear attack, but it may not withstand the depredations of the telcos and cablecos." — Her idea: A year from today, we have an Earth Day for the Internet. No particular political agenda.
Miss Rogue / HorsePigCow: One Web Day — David Weinberger refers to Susan Crawford's idea for One Web Day:
Mena / About Six Apart:
Mena Trott's Mom — Last night we got back from DEMO Fall 2005 where we introduced "Project Comet," our code name for the technologies we're building to be the next generation of weblogging offerings from Six Apart. Apart from the excitement of finally introducing and announcing something we've …
Faultline / The Register:
How Microsoft can 'kill' Google — When Steve Ballmer yelled at a departing Microsoft employee that he would "kill Google" we had no idea just how direct a method he had in mind. Buying all or part of AOL may be the first part of the master plan, as Google relies heavily on the advertising pages …
Erin Bradley / SearchViews: Microsoft as Mansons - How Microsoft Can Kill Google
Greg Linden / Geeking with Greg:
Findory RSS reader, part II — Findory just finished adding a Bloglines-like feed reader to our personalized news site. It is available on our My Favorites page. — Like most RSS readers, you can import any RSS feed and any OPML list of feeds. You also can easily import your entire list …
David Mery / Guardian:
Suspicious behaviour on the tube — A London underground station was evacuated and part of a main east-west line closed in a security alert on Thursday, three weeks after suicide bombers killed 52 people on the transport network, police said. (Reuters) — This Reuters story was written …
Charlie Demerjian / Inquirer:
Intel to dump numbering scheme, start new one — And there will be a contest — INTEL IS ABOUT TO DO a very good thing and dump its currently rancid naming scheme. But the problem is that the next one makes little, if any sense more. — The old new one, seemingly designed to confuse people …
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