Live coverage of Bill Gates CES keynote — 6:25pm We'rekicking back in the Engadget VIP balcony at the Hilton. Paul is on the keys, Ryan on camera. We've justgotten the warning that things are about to start. — 6:34 Still waiting! — 6:36 The thumpy music isgetting louder …
In Digital Music, Its Gates Vs Jobs — Napster, Real and other music pretenders you have been warned - Microsoft will own you! If you were looking for proof that you will become one of the minions in Microsoft's grand music strategy, all you needed to do was tune in to the webcast of Bill G's keynote at CES.
Bill Gates keynote at CES (that playtable rocks) — You can watch along. I'm sitting in the Bellagio with a bunch of geeks watching on a video feed. Updates to come. Oh, Engadget did a point-by-point of the keynote too (with pictures!) But, Memeorandum is the best place to go to see all the reaction from around the world.
Gates aims barbs at dueling formats — LAS VEGAS — Bill Gates' annual speech Wednesday to open the Consumer Electronics Show had the usual funny bits and views on future technology. But the Microsoft chairman also used the podium to fire a volley in a war over digital media formats that's erupting …
Gates unveils his 'Urge' — In challenge to iTunes, Microsoft unveils music service and other entertainment plans. — LAS VEGAS (CNNMoney.com) - Bill Gates aims to take over your living room and late Wednesday he unveiled a new music service and new software to do it.
SEO advice: url canonicalization — (I got my power back!) — Before I start collecting feedback on the Bigdaddy data center, I want to talk a little bit about canonicalization, www vs. non-www, redirects, duplicate urls, 302 "hijacking," etc. so that we're all on the same page.
Enough Of These Damn VoIP Silos — If you are a consumer going shopping for VoIP-related product/service, welcome to land of confusion. And if you are looking at CES for help, well you are out-of-luck pardner! — You can walk into Radio Shack and look hard for the much vaunted Skype kit …
Live From CES: The Sony Reader — Who needs Blu-ray? This is the Sony reader that uses the display technology from E-Ink I've been hearing so much about. To give you an idea of just how good this display looks... I walked up to the counter, looked at the text on the screen and asked …
A Marriage Not Made in Heaven — YOU thought the apocalypse was upon us when Apple switched to processor chips from Intel, which Mac fans had considered the Dark Side for more than 20 years? — Well, try this on for size: Palm's new Treo 700W cellphone-organizer runs on software from Microsoft.
Behind the magic curtain — Next week Steve Jobs of Apple will grab media attention with another simple-looking stage show. Mike Evangelist tells the insider secrets of his gruelling preparation — If the chief executive of Cadbury-Schweppes speaks at a conference …
The Next Big Thing in 2006 — It is all about communication. I started thinking about the highlights of 2005 and what might be big in 2006. As I synthesized the list, the common thread was communication and connection. Blogs were big in 2005 and will continue to explode in 2006.
1 In 10 Now Use Mozilla's Firefox — Mozilla Corp.'s Firefox browser finished the year with a flourish, a Web measurement firm said Wednesday, and came within half a point of the 10 percent market share that many analysts have set as the bar to long-term success against Microsoft's leading Internet Explorer.
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