Google to sell video, take on Apple; announces Google Pack — Tomorrow Google will announce a new commercial video download service, according to multiple sources. The service, which will be an addition to Google's Video Search, will allow users to buy video content for pre-determined prices …
TELL ME ITS NOT A SOFTWARE BUNDLE! — ThreadWatch writes that the Wall Street Journal has the scoop on Google's CES announcement, and its a video download rental service... and a software bundle? … The download service has been expected for a while, although I think most of us …
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.
Microsoft acts on Xbox shortages — Technology editor, BBC News website in Las Vegas — Microsoft has addressed criticism about shortages of its Xbox 360 by announcing a third manufacturing partner. — The company faced the ire of frustrated gamers last month as limited supplies of the new console quickly sold out.
TiVo shows Series3 HDTV Cable Card unit at CES — 06:29 pm - TiVo shows Series3 HDTV Cable Card unit at CES — Sorry for the delay, I got a later start today than I'd hoped, my bad. I went straight to TiVo's booth and I've been here for a while now, looking around and taking photos.
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 …
Welcome to Mars express: only a three hour trip — AN EXTRAORDINARY "hyperspace" engine that could make interstellar space travel a reality by flying into other dimensions is being investigated by the United States government. — The hypothetical device, which has been outlined in principle …
CES 2006: Rhapsody replaces iTunes on HP's PCs — Winning a coveted piece of digital real estate, RealNetworks has struck a deal to make its Rhapsody software the default for playing and buying music on Hewlett-Packard's consumer PCs in the United States — replacing Apple's iTunes in that role.
Municipalities Forced into Broadband Business — Robert McChesney and John Podesta explain the historical underpinnings of why towns and cities are being forced to build their own networks: The authors explode the myth of existing competitive services for broadband in the places where municipal wireless is taking hold.
This is a snapshot of tech.memeorandum at 11:35 PM ET, January 5, 2006.
View another snapshot:
The Web is humming with reports and opinions on technology.
tech.memeorandum is page A1 for these discussions.
Auto-updated every 5 minutes, it uncovers the most relevant items from thousands of news sites and weblogs.