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Paul Kedrosky's Infectious Greed:
Gmail for Domains: Oh-Oh Outlook  —  It had been predicted by an intrepid Javascript code spelunker, but it's now official: … Beyond advertising, we are beginning to see how Google might monetize the great Gmail — and perhaps more importantly, cause huge heartache to Microsoft in the process.
Discussion: Moogle1, Squash and deal architect
Nick / Rough Type:
Gmail attacks Outlook  —  Google opened a new front in its widening battle with Microsoft today when it quietly announced that it has begun operating, through its Gmail service, San Jose City College's email system - using SJCC's own domains.  Gmail's product manager, Stephanie Hannon …
Stephanie Hannon / Official Google Blog:
Big mail on campus  —  San José City College (SJCC) has embarked on a technology improvement program, and for the first time will be offering student email accounts.  That's where we come in.  We're testing a new service with the school by hosting Gmail accounts with SJCC domain addresses …
IStock 'Changes Nothing' . . .  The acquisition iStockphoto by Getty Images will have virtually no impact on photographers who supply work to regular Getty brands, company spokesperson Deb Trevino said Thursday afternoon.  —  "At the same time that this announcement was being made …
Brendan Sinclair / GameSpot:
Industry icons get connected  —  Luminaries with ties to EA, Ubisoft, Sony, Microsoft converge to talk about the online future of the gaming industry.  —  MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA—Online gaming has been "the next big thing" for years now, and the success stories are beginning to show their impact on the industry.
Discussion: Joystiq, Gamerscore Blog and Kotaku
PC Magazine:
AT&T Warns Apple, Others, Of Patent Infringement  —  AT&T possesses several patents related to video compression, which the company says are an essential component of the MPEG-4 video technology.  In a bid to drive its global licensing program, AT&T has targeted Apple Computer, Inc. …
Search Engine Watch:
Joseph Morin  —  Reputation:  —  *OFFICIAL* SES NYC 2006 Party & Events Schedule - *UPDATED 2/10/2006*  —  OK - Here it is.  This is the thread that I will be updating with all information that I receive regarding parties, events and gatherings for the upcoming Search Engine Strategies Conference …
Discussion: SearchQuant and Social Patterns
One In Two PCs Won't Run Vista's 3D Interface  —  Roughly half of today's PCs won't be able to take advantage of the "Aero Glass" compositor found within Microsoft's upcoming Vista software, due at the end of this year.  —  The estimate was one of the conclusions cited in a report released late Thursday …
When network blogs change history it cannot be a good thing  —  The big blog networks are businesses and as such it is in their best interest to spread google juice and link love among all the blogs on their network.  This means that when they have a chance to link to an item of interest seen …
Scobleizer / Microsoft Geek Blogger:
Comment Spam discussed at Northern Voice  —  Maryam and I are at the Northern Voice conference.  Today is "MooseCamp" and Matt Mullenweg (the founder of WordPress) is leading a discussion about comment spam.  But, coming into the session he mentioned that he already has 90,000 blogs (including mine).
Joseph Scott / Joseph Scott's Blog:
Oracle Buying Open Source Companies?  —  BusinessWeek is reporting that Oracle is looking to buy more open source companies.  Specifically they mention JBoss, Zend and Sleepycat.  Nothing official has been announced yet, but keep in mind that it was only a few months ago when Oracle bought the company behind InnoDB (Innobase).
Niall Kennedy / Technorati Weblog:
Giving GrabPERF a new home  —  Technorati is now hosting GrabPERF, a blog performance monitoring project created by Stephen Pierzchala in a Silicon Valley basement.  We've been big fans of GrabPERF's distributed monitoring service and want to make sure it continues to serve the web community.
Gizmodo, The Gadget Blog:
HBO Wants No Recording of Shows—Ever  —  Looks like HBO is trying to use a broadcast flag to ban us from recording any of its programming on our DVRs.  The company has recently filed with the FCC, saying its shows—and all "Subscription Video On Demand" services—should be labeled as "Copy Never."
Samsung Digimax L85  —  Samsung Digimax L85 : Samsung introduces a 8.1 Megapixel digital camera with a 5x optical SHD lens to strengthen its digital success in the popular 8.1 Megapixel digital camera sector.  The Samsung L85, introduced by Samsung, is a portable compact digital camera …
The Doc Searls Weblog:
Back after Hurricane Andrew leveled much of Florida, Dave Barry wrote a funny piece about his two dogs.  Before the hurricane, they would go to the back porch door and bark at it, begging to be let out.  After the hurricane, the back porch was gone, but the door was left standing.
Discussion: Newsome.Org and Publishing 2.0
Jeneane Sessum / ALLIED:
WISH LIST: Bring More Enterprise Tools to the Bsphere  —  I'm exhausted from trying to research some stuff—in annual report writing hell as we speak—which has me thinking that there's another wall that needs to come down, and it's the wall separating me from the stats I need to write effectively.
Discussion: Joho the Blog
Business Week:
Can MTV Stay Cool?  —  How CEO Judy McGrath must remake her TV empire for a digital world  —  Nearly 40 years ago, in a blue-collar Irish neighborhood in Scranton, Pa., Judy McGrath fell in love with music.  As much as her father, Charles, tried to get his only child to listen to Duke Ellington …
Discussion: Techdirt, ben barren and IP Democracy

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