Steve Case / Washington Post:
It's Time to Take It Apart — There has been a lot of speculation about what Time Warner should do to increase its lagging stock price, and the media giant appears to be nearing a decision on the future of one of the Washington area's most significant enterprises: AOL.
Katharine Q. Seelye / New York Times:
A Little Sleuthing Unmasks Writer of Wikipedia Prank — It started as a joke and ended up as a shot heard round the Internet, with the joker losing his job and Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia, suffering a blow to its credibility. — A man in Nashville has admitted that …
Yahoo! makes a del.icio.us purchase — It's Web giant's latest deal aimed at letting users share content — In its latest acquisition of a social networking service, Internet powerhouse Yahoo! Inc. on Friday devoured del.icio.us Inc., a startup that enables people to more easily compile and share their favorite content on the Web.
Juan Carlos Perez / InfoWorld:
Update: Yahoo buys social bookmarking firm Del.icio.us — Del.icio.us team will work "in close proximity" with Flickr, Yahoo's photo-sharing service — Yahoo Inc. has acquired Del.icio.us, a New York-based startup that is considered a pioneer in social bookmarking, a type of online service …
Discussion: Colin's Corner
Muted hello for Xbox 360 in Japan — Microsoft has launched its Xbox 360 games console in Japan to what seems like a more subdued response than it received in Europe and North America. — The software giant hopes to overcome rivals Sony and Nintendo by having become the first to release its next-generation console.
THE BEST WEB 2.0 SOFTWARE OF 2005 — It's getting towards the end of the year and I'm feeling the need to take stock of where we've actually come with Web 2.0 in the last 12 months. So much has happened in this space recently and a tidal wave of innovative, high-quality software has been released this year.
Russ / Russell Beattie Notebook:
XBox 360 Latest Live Update: Kills Backwards Compatibility — I thought this would be all over the news today or at least on the gaming sites, but no one seems to be picking up on it yet. Microsoft released a couple patches for the Xbox 360 over the past few days, the latest …
Jon / PingMag:
The Website Development Process … A while ago I put this photo on my flickr page and it was chosen to go on the official flickr blog as the photo of that day (September 23rd). To date it has been viewed over 2000 times. — The photo was actually one in a whole series of photos I shot …
Steve Lohr / New York Times:
Can This Man Reprogram Microsoft? — THINK back to Round 1 of the Internet, when things really got rolling in 1995. The computing landscape was shifting, and a cool, fast-growing young company symbolized the new order: Netscape. At the time, Microsoft looked to be a lumbering old war horse …
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Writely Is Kicking A** — Writely (profiled earlier) continues to lead the pack in online ajax word products. — Writely has had great features from day 1: import and export into Word format, embedded images, a wysiwyg editor, drag and drop functionality, sharing with others, and tagging of documents.
Antone Gonsalves / Yahoo! News:
Yahoo Tops Portal Market In Visitors, News — Yahoo Inc. (Nasdaq:YHOO - news) continues to lead the portal market in the number of unique visitors, and is also the top destination for news, a market research firm says. — The Sunnyvale, Calif., company led the top 10 Web sites among U.S. home …
Discussion: IT Facts
pearLyrics: too easy to be legal? — This is a sad time for all those of us with a passion for music and song lyrics. As of December 6th, 2005 pearLyrics is no longer available due to a cease and desist letter from Warner/Chappell Music Limited. As a freeware developer I can not afford …
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