It's A-Live! — First of all, I'm not writing to slam Windows Live and Office Live - I don't spend 100% of my time here channeling H. L. Mencken for the modern age. I have hope and interest in the new live offerings, and I hope time will help bring focus on to what new markets (and money!) these offerings will produce.
Live Software — I'm at a Microsoft press event in San Francisco to introduce the concept of "Live Software." The big takeaway: Microsoft is fully engaged with thinking about what I've called "Web 2.0." They are focused on the internet as the platform, on software as a service …
Microsoft: I speak Web 2.0 — If you lived in Manhattan, then you are all too familiar with the comical sight of a 40-year-old man squiring a 20 something "IT" girl. — The latest in footwear from Italy, a shiny new car (possibly paid for by an advance on the 401K plan) …
Windows Live - More than an AJAX Desktop — I blogged my raw, unedited notes from the Microsoft press meeting today real time on CrunchNotes. One of the two major announcements was Windows Live (best viewed on IE of course). Office Live was also announced, which I will be writing about later tonight.
Microsoft's Live: Monopoly 4.0 — So I actually get Microsoft's new Live initiative. It makes perfect sense for Microsoft to really go after the online application space as not only are they the standard bearer for many of the desktop apps which online apps emulate, but technically …
Yahoo Marketing Yahoo Search in its Google Results — Yahoo Marketing Yahoo Search in its Google Results — Yahoo is testing a clever marketing tactic in its search results outside of the United States. If you search for "google" on Yahoo Australia & NZ, then Yahoo will serve a …
Hand-coded shortcuts on Yahoo — We talked earlier about some of the issues with Yahoo hand-coding shortcuts for queries, and the difficulty of knowing if money was involved. Now Loren points out Yahoo has hard-coded some special behavior for the query [google].
Open your world to mobile multimedia with Nokia N71 — The new Nokia Nseries device offers instant entertainment and fast internet browsing — Nokia Mobility Conference 2005, Barcelona, Spain/Espoo, Finland - Nokia today introduced the Nokia N71, the latest device in the Nokia Nseries high performance multimedia range.
Cable companies call on Sprint Nextel … A consortium of U.S. cable companies announced on Wednesday that they will form a joint venture with Sprint Nextel to offer mobile service to their customers. — Comcast, Time Warner, Cox Communcations and Advance/Newhouse Communications plan …
Invention: Coffee beer — For over 30 years, Barry Fox has trawled the world's weird and wonderful patent applications each week, digging out the most exciting, intriguing and even terrifying new ideas. His column, Invention, is available exclusively online. — Read previous Invention round-ups:
Sony Raids Hacker Playbook — New research from Mark Russinovich over at Sysinternals (the company I've blogged about before as the source a ton of excellent and free software utilities) indicates that Sony BMG has configured some of its music CDs to install antipiracy software …
Broadway Joe Was A Blogger — In 1965, immediately after the Alabama football team lost a squeaker in the Orange Bowl, the cocky owner of the professional New York Jets signed the cockier yet 'Bama quarterback, Joe Namath to a contract. Do you remember the terms? It was shocking —
Following the Search Engine Referral Money Trail — Now that the month of October is over and my AdSense numbers are complete, I figured it was time for a slightly more detailed follow-up to my October Web Search Referral Statistics post from a couple weeks ago.
Sony Announces PSP Podcasting Support — Sony Media Software has announced PSP Media Manager, software for the PC that lets users move content from their personal computer to their PSP (PlayStation Portable) system. Podcasts and video podcasts can be downloaded and encoded for PSP playback.
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