Tech Web, page A1 … for 9:20 PM ET, January 6, 2006
Current Tech Page     Also:   Politics

Top Items:

Paul Boutin / Engadget:
Live from Yahoo's keynote  —  8:55am Terry Semel should be out in a fewminutes (right after the ubiquitous Gary Shapiro, of course.)  The guys behind us are arguing whether or not Yahoois a Web 2.0 company.  No wait, they're trying to figure out what a "Web 2.0 company" is.
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Watch Blog:
Yahoo Go Puts Yahoo Services Into Cell Phones, TV & PCs  —  Yahoo has launched Yahoo Go (link via PaidContent), a suite of products designed to let people reach information whether they're on their PCs, phones or using TV.  The suite will be formally announced by Yahoo CEO Terry Semel at CES keynote today
Rali /
Yahoo To Launch Go Intiative; Mobile, Connected TVs & Desktop Access [by rafat] : Yahoo is making its biggest bet yet outside its website: at CES, it is launching what it calls Yahoo Go (the site should go live here later), a series of mobile and connected TV-PC intiatives.
Yahoo! Go - A Portal That Spans Devices  —  Yahoo! Go is being advertised as "a new suite of products and services for your PC, mobile phone and even your TV".  The main aim is to enable people to connect with their content (e.g. email, photos, music) across a range of devices.
Burt Helm / Business Week:
Yahoo on Your Phone, TV, PC...
San Francisco Chronicle:   CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW 2006
Andy Abramson / VoIP Watch:
Clinton in Redmond..Is Ballmer Stepping Aside  —  There are some rumors circulating that Steve Ballmer is about to step aside at Microsoft as its day to day operations head to make room for another president.  —  Bill Clinton.  —  Here's what I know.  Sources near Microsoft headquarters report …
David Berlind / Between the Lines:
DRM: Three dirty letters you won't hear in a CES keynote  —  Doc Searls pans Paul Otellini's CES presentation of Intel's ViiV for the media cartel it's bound to create: … With apologies to Doc (and in the name of transparency), the editor in me changed the order of those last two sentences.
Robert X. Cringely /
A Commercial Runs Through It  —  Google's Grand Plan to Take Over TV Advertising  —  My 2006 predictions column has to be delayed until next week, not because I have no predictions, but because there is so much speculation and mis-information swirling around about Google and the Consumer Electronics Show …
Paul Boutin / Engadget:
Live coverage of Google Keynote with Robin Williams  —  Robin Williams to Larry Page during Q&A: "Hit 'em again, Mensa-boy, it's your turn."  —  Theentire event is after the jump ...  Thehottest ticket in town.  —  3:54pm It's insane here at the Las Vegas Hilton.
Technology News:
Microsoft Shuts Blog's Site After Complaints by Beijing  —  BEIJING, Jan. 5 - Microsoft has shut the blog site of a well-known Chinese blogger who uses its MSN online service in China after he discussed a high-profile newspaper strike that broke out here one week ago.
NBA Introduces Current Season Games for the First-Time on the Web  —  Google Video Store To Show News and Historical Videos from ITN, Charlie Rose Interviews; New Titles Will Be Added Everyday  —  LAS VEGAS, NV - Jan. 6, 2006 - Live from the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Google Inc. …
Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
Smart Sprint's unadvertisement  —  I got email out of nowhere from Sprint telling me that they'd read my blog and wanted to offer me a chance to use a new, high-speed phone free for six months.  The email said: … The email and the terms and conditions ask to receive feedback but do not require it.
Discussion: Micro Persuasion
Guy Kawasaki / Let the Good Times Roll:
The Top Ten Lies of Venture Capitalists  —  Venture capitalists are simple people: we've either decided to invest, and we are convincing ourselves that our gut is right (aka, "due diligence") or there's not a chance in hell.  While we may be simple, we're not necessarily forthcoming …
Ars Technica:
Fox to sell shows before they air  —  News Corp.'s Fox Entertainment Group has worked a deal with its sister company DirecTV to offer shows on demand, but this arrangement is something different from what you've come to expect.  The deal involves the FOX network as well as its cable/satellite FX channel …
Tim Harford / Slate:
Starbucks Economics  —  Solving the mystery of the elusive "short" cappuccino.  —  Here's a little secret that Starbucks doesn't want you to know: They will serve you a better, stronger cappuccino if you want one, and they will charge you less for it.  Ask for it in any Starbucks and the barista will comply without batting an eye.
Discussion: Dollars and Sense and Fresh Inc.

About This Page:

This is a snapshot of tech.memeorandum at 9:20 PM ET, January 6, 2006.

View another snapshot:

About tech.memeorandum:

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.

Site News:

See for all site news.


Add tech.memeorandum to:

More Items:

Paperghost /
IM Hackers distribute Rootkit and...Rootkit Revealer?!
Charles on:
Why I'm not reading PR emails to get news stories any more
Discussion: A Feed Is Born
Pamela Parker / ClickZ:
Yahoo! Local, Partner
Michael Chorost / Wired News:
My Bionic Quest for Boléro  —  He's been haunted …
Discussion: Tech_Space and Boing Boing
Semanticist / sem | antics:
Twelve Signs You're Taking This Too Seriously
In Defense of Geeks or Ten Reasons Why You Should Date a Geek
John Battelle / John Battelle's Searchblog:
Brian Benzinger / Solution Watch:
Newsvine - Seeding the Vine. First Look!

Earlier Picks:
CoreCases Sony PSP and Apple iPod shuffle Cases
Scobleizer / Microsoft Geek Blogger:
CES, Day One  —  I'm tired.  I haven't done a mega show …
Teresa F. Lindeman / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
Consumers are buying into the idea of selling unwanted presents online
Discussion: Techdirt
Marcus Kabel / Associated Press:
Wal-Mart Halts Movie Suggestions on Web
Discussion: Boing Boing
Darren Rowse / Blog Tips at ProBlogger:
7 Ways to Get to the Top of the Popular Page
David Berlind / Between the Lines:
Geeks brave Boston's cold for Cambridge meet-n-greet
Regina Lynn Regina Lynn / Wired News:
Play Together, Stay Together
Discussion: Kotaku and PSFK
© 2006 Memeorandum