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Lynn Fox /
NASA Takes Google on Journey into Space  —  NASA Ames Research Center, located in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, and Mountain View-based Google Inc. today announced plans to collaborate on a number of technology-focused research-and-development activities that will couple some of Earth's most powerful technology resources.
Associated Press:
Google Plans Lavish Campus  —  MOUNTAIN VIEW, California — Google was expected to announce plans Wednesday to build a new 1-million-square foot corporate campus at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, according to a published report.  —  Google, the internet's leading search company …
David Berlind / ZDNet:
Move over Microsoft, Dell.  The $100 PC cometh.  From MIT.  —  Home Hardware Infrastructure Wired & Wireless Mobile Government  —  As a part of what he says is his life's most important work, MIT Media Labs director Nicholas Negroponte is on course to deliver a $100 laptop to the people who need it most: the world's children.
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Kevin Bullis /
A Hundred-Dollar Laptop for Hungry Minds
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Gootch / Google Addiction:
A Date To Remember  —  Google is developing a Calendar service that will likely be known to everyone as "GCalendar".  There has been speculation in the past about such a service, but now there is evidence that Google has been thinking about it since 2004.  —  Another mysterious domain registered …
Fujifilm FinePix F11  —  Fujifilm FinePix F11 digital camera introduction : Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd. has announced the debut of the new Fujifilm FinePix F11, a 6.3-megapixel digital camera featuring a 3x optical zoom lens, a large, 2.5-inch LCD monitor, sensitivity of up to ISO 1600 and expanded manual shooting functions.
Richard MacManus / ZDNet:
The Web-based Office will have its day  —  I first profiled a Web 2.0 office in early September and since then more web-based office products have surfaced.  Peter Rip posted recently that he's now "bumped into an alpha or beta Web-incarnation for every Microsoft desktop product".
Bill Slawski /
Quote:  —  A system and method for providing on-line advertising is presented.  An interface guiding on-line advertising creation is presented.  An advertisement is created from at least one of user inputs and stored data and includes information describing at least one item.
USA Today:
TV on cellphones?  Funny but profitable  —  LOS ANGELES — Brainstorming about how to take their company to the next level back in 2003, three guys in Berkeley, Calif., came up with a crazy notion that a cellphone was powerful enough to display television images.  —  On little 1- and 2-inch screens.
Michael Gartenberg:
More on the good and the better  —  Scoble touches on a really important point.  If we were chatting about the "next big thing" four years ago, we probably wouldn't be talking about a digital music format that offered less quality than the standard CD quality that consumers were used to.
Frank Barnako / MarketWatch:
Lycos looking for friends with deep pockets  —  WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - The new man at the top of Lycos Inc. is determined to teach the old dog some new tricks.  —  Alfred Tolle says that while the 10-year-old Web company is the 16th most trafficked site, he fears it's lost in the marketplace.
Om Malik / Om Malik's Broadband Blog:
What is Web 2.0?  —  Last night, I was at a dinner, where one of the topics of discussion was Web 2.0.  More appropriately, what is Web 2.0?  It is a damn fine question, and difficult one to answer.  D. Keith Robinson writes, "Depending on who's using the term, you could be talking …
Shelleyp / Burningbird:
Later, Sooner  —  The "more later" in the last post was much less than expected — my site's server went down when I tried to post earlier today.  —  I attended the Red Cross orientation today, and put in all my paperwork.  I gather to serve nationally, you normally have to go through some classes and take a physical.

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