Thomas Hawk / Thomas Hawk's Digital Connection:
Yahoo! Giving Up on Search? Hey, Wait Just A Gosh Darn Minute! — So every morning one of the first sites that I visit is Memeorandum. I won't try to over-hype Memeorandum here, as we're all pretty familar with it at this point, but for those of you who have been hiding in the desert under …
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Watch Blog: Yahoo: Not A Goal To Overtake Google In Search Market Share
Blathering in the Blogosphere — I've been watching all the blathering about Yahoo! giving up search dominance to Google, which, I might add, is bulls**t*. Quotes taken out of context by company executives do not an overarching business strategy make. This is exactly the kind of thing …
Jeneane Sessum / ALLIED: Yahoo, Anne! — Anne 2.0 nails it in her post "Good for You …
Yahoo throws in the search towel — The Internet became less interesting today as Yahoo showed signs that it has given up in its battle with Google for best search engine. The company, while not abandoning its search, isn't expecting to make great inroads with it, either.
Jeff Clavier / Jeff Clavier's Software Only:
Yahoo gives up to Google on Search ? You really believe that ? — I was alerted by Thomas Hawk about the latest "news" building up in the blogosphere, and as such the top news on Memeorandum: Yahoo! gives up quest for search dominance. My initial reaction was that this must be one of these quotes …
Nathan Weinberg / InsideGoogle: OKAY AT NUMBER TWO? — Lots of people at Search Champs …
Disney buys Pixar — update Walt Disney announced Tuesday that it's paying $7.4 billion in stock to acquire Pixar Animation Studios—a deal that puts Apple Computer CEO Steve Jobs on Disney's board of directors. — For the venerable animation giant, the move is a significant bet …
Paul R. La Monica / CNN:
Disney buys Pixar — House of Mouse is teaming up with Pixar in a $7.4 billion deal. Steve Jobs to become board member at Disney. — NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) - Mickey Mouse and Nemo are now corporate cousins. Walt Disney has announced that it is buying Pixar, the animated studio led …
Hacker guilty of taking over PCs for attacks — A 20-year-old Southern California hacker admitted Monday to surreptitiously seizing control of hundreds of thousands of Internet-connected computers, using the zombie network to serve pop-up ads and renting it to people who mounted attacks on Web sites and sent out spam.
Discussion: Datamation IT News Blog
Chris Nerney / Datamation IT News Blog: Not the Beemer! — A couple of weeks ago I wrote about a spammer …
Eric Bangeman / Ars Technica:
MPAA admits to unauthorized movie copying — What happens when an organization that is best known for inveighing against the unauthorized copying of movies gets caught doing exactly that? The Motion Picture Association of America was caught with its pants down, admitting to making unauthorized copies …
Todd / Geek News Central Revealing Technical News …: MPAA cannot abide by it's own Copyright rhetoric
Search Engine Journal:
Yahoo Publisher Network Expanding This Spring — Yahoo Publisher Network Expanding This Spring — Yahoo is preparing its answer to Google AdSense, the Yahoo Publisher Network, and has been going about the launch of their contextual advertising offering in a slow and careful fashion.
Joe Strupp / Editor and Publisher:
TimesSelect Draws About 156,000 Web-Only Subs in First 4 Months — NEW YORK About 156,000 people have signed up and paid a special online fee to read The New York Times' columnists since the paper launched its TimesSelect service four months ago, the paper reported Tuesday.
Discussion: Perceptric Forum
Chad Essley / cartoonmonkey.com:
ArtRage 2.0 - The Review: — A few readers have written in to ask that I do a comparison between ArtRage 2.0, and Alias Sketchbook Pro 2.0. — While Alias Sketchbook Pro costs US $179.00, the full, registered version of ArtRage 2 costs a mere $20. — Does ArtRage 2 stand up to Sketchbook Pro in 2 terms of quality / features?
Samsung Pint-Sized Projector Is Real & Here — Samsung is such a cool company. Sony may have the chic, but who else could come up with this little gem. The SP-P300ME is Samsung's new pal-sized pocket projector, costs just £499 ($889), and is available soon.
Russ / Russell Beattie Notebook:
Opera Mini: Best Mobile Web Browser Bar None — I think the new Opera Mini is just about the best thing I've ever seen on a mobile phone. Really! It's easily the best Java app I've ever seen, and actually I think it's probably the best Mobile Web Browser there is out there - native smart phone apps included.
Eliot Phillips / Engadget:
How-To: Build a practical HTPC — We've seen a lot of home theater PCs latelyand being in need of a new workstation, we decide to build one of our own. We started planning by looking around to seewhat others had done. It would be fun to own a HD capable 2TB box , but we're notgoing to drop $7,400.
Carlo / Techdirt:
Oh Look, Even More Astroturf — Verizon's no stranger to astroturfing, the practice of faking grassroots opinion to further its causes, with a group it supports handing out iPods to people that complain about their cable company, presumably in an effort to support its entrance into the TV business.
Tim Wu / Slate:
Keeping Secrets — A simple prescription for keeping Google's records out of government hands. — In Google's Mountain View, Calif., campus, there's an LCD showing what's being searched for at any moment. A passing glance may reveal that information on "Depression" "marital counseling …
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