Electronics Show Moves Beyond Gadgets — The Technology Driving Hardware Will Get More Attention in Las Vegas — The International Consumer Electronics Show, which opens this week in Las Vegas, has always been about the gadgets. — The VCR and DVD players were introduced at CES.
Internet search meets the gadget — news analysis In a first for the annual Consumer Electronics Show, Google co-founder Larry Page and Yahoo CEO Terry Semel will deliver separate keynote speeches in Las Vegas this week. — At first blush it may seem odd that two giants of the Internet …
No Google PC, Think Google Video — The speculation about Google announcing a Google Cube, which has been summarily dismissed by David Krane, Google's PR big cheese on his blog. So what will Larry Page talk about during his Friday keynote at the CES? A reliable source of mine pinged …
Four studios unveil Blu-ray hi-def lineups — LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Four studios have announced slates of titles to be ready for the soon-to-be-launched Blu-ray Disc high-definition format. — Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment and Lionsgate …
The case Heidi and Guenther K. — On a snowy Christmas morning I checked my email and discovered among the usual heap of spam, one message that caught my attention. Entitled "Markenrecht" (which translates as "branding rights") it appeared to be sent by none other than Guenther Klum …
The beauty and the blog — Preamble — This is a loose translation/summary of the (legal) differences between Heidi Klum(s father) and the german 'Werbeblogger' weblog. I will mainly stick to this continously updated post and the comments and trackbacks there, but I might add translations or summary of other sources.
Feedback on Bigdaddy data center — About a month ago I alluded to a data center called "Bigdaddy" that people could check out as a preview. We're ready to collect feedback on the Bigdaddy data center now. Let's start with some Q&A. — Q: Why are you giving this a name?
Upcoming Live Webcast — Bill Gates Keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2006 — For the tenth year in a row, Microsoft Chairman and Chief Software Architect Bill Gates returns to kick off CES with his vision of the year ahead in consumer electronics.
Hidden Virtual-World Prison Revealed — tagged Culture Design Internet Law On the Screen Other Space Second Life Virtual Reality Watchdog — Nimrod Yaffle, a resident of the virtual world Second Life, has revealed details of a bizarre and dark prison Second Life's maker Linden Lab is now using to lock up criminal avatars.
Google Braille Logo — Google put up a very interesting colored Braille logo today, celebrating the birthday of Louis Braille on January 4th, 1809. This is one of the more brave logos for Google because it distorts the letters to the way you can't read them anymore (without knowing Braille, that is).
Paid Search to Grow 41% With Google Leading the Way — Paid search is expected to generate more than $14 billion globally in 2006, with Google leading in growth and market share, according to a new Piper Jaffray report. — The paid search industry, which generated an estimated $10 billion globally …
Texting record for New Year's Eve — Checking your mobile phone for messages and wishing friends and family a happy new year via SMS has become as much a tradition as Big Ben's chimes. — A record 165m text messages were sent in the UK on New Year's Eve, according to the Mobile Data Association.
Korea — With the kind permission of the editor of PC GAMER UK, Mark Donald, I am reproducing the text from my account of a trip to South Korea in April 2005. It's an in-depth look at the Korean gaming culture, charting both its wonders and its problems as I encountered them.
Yahoo options in demand amid Microsoft speculation — CHICAGO/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Many option investors are betting on more gains in the shares of Web media company Yahoo Inc. amid speculation of a tie-up with Microsoft Corp. and high hopes for continued growth in Web advertising.
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