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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 …
Gary Price / Search Engine Watch Blog:
Roll Your Own Search Engine With Rollyo (Beta)  —  For the past few weeks I've had the chance to test out and create several focused and targeted search engines (based URLS I specified) with Rollyo, a new search tool released to the public today in an early beta by Dave Pell of Davenetics fame.
Kevin Bullis /
A Hundred-Dollar Laptop for Hungry Minds  —  At Technology Review's Emerging Technology Conference at MIT today, Nicholas Negroponte, founder of MIT's Media Lab, showed off the design of a laptop he hopes can be sold for just $100.  At that price, governments in developing countries could afford …
Discussion: Between the Lines
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.
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.
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 …
Andrew Orlowski / The Register:
Warner raises decapitation strategy for Apple  —  CTIA Michael Nash, Warner's digital strategy chief, suggested labels might have no choice other than cut Apple's digital music sales off at a stroke.  —  "What if Jobs says 39 cents or 29 cents per download - what then?
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.
Washington Post:
Understanding Linux  —  Linux experts Marcel Gagne and Peter van der Linden , who recently published new books on the subject, were online Wednesday, Sept. 28 at Noon ET to answer questions about the open source operating system, which is often used as an alternative to Microsoft Windows.
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.
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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