YouTube is not a real business — YouTube is not a real business — Wow, this is kind of scary. I wrote how YouTube was a business based on copyright infringement and used all the SNL skits on their service as an example. Now SNL has come down hard on them.
Around the MashupCamp fire — MashupCamp is getting underway this morning at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View. About 300 mashers have gathered to geek out on the latest innovations in Web- based applications. As my colleague and MashupCamp head counselor David Berlind said …
AOL promises video search, phone calls — STERLING, Va. — America Online plans to roll out major new services over the next few months to help it compete in key Internet battlegrounds — taking on teen-networking site MySpace, voice powerhouse Skype and others, CEO Jonathan Miller said in an exclusive interview.
Tollbooths on the Internet Highway — When you use the Internet today, your browser glides from one Web site to another, accessing all destinations with equal ease. That could change dramatically, however, if Internet service providers are allowed to tilt the playing field …
BlogBurst the MSM's best answer to blogs? — Late last week BlogBurst came on the scene. Brought to us by Pluck, this service (?) takes blog content and republishes it on MSM newspapers. Don't fret this isn't Pluck scraping our content, you have to apply to get in.
The Clueless Manifesto — Here's to the clueless ones. … Cluelessness is underrated. It's the newbie who does something he didn't know was supposed to be impossible. It's the naive guy asking the one dumb question any clued-in person would diss. And it's that question that leads to the answer no expert would have found.
On PHP — I should really buckle down and try writing a PHP app because, at the moment, I have an attitude problem. I know that IBM now officially loves it, and Tim O'Reilly's been charting the upcurve in PHP book sales, and everyone's saying that Oracle's going to buy Zend.
Google admits Desktop security risk — Businesses have been warned by research company Gartner that the latest Google Desktop Beta has an "unacceptable security risk," and Google agrees. — On Feb. 9, Google unveiled Google Desktop 3, a free, downloadable program that includes an option …
Internet telephony set to go mobile — Internet telephony over mobile phones took centre stage at the 3GSM World Congress mobile phone conference in Barcelona last week, with two announcements signalling that the mobile phone industry is waking up to the potentially disruptive technology coming its way.
"Identity Production in a Networked Culture" — American Association for the Advancement of Science … Introduction: — I want to talk with you today about how teenagers are using a website called MySpace.com. I will briefly describe the site and then discuss how youth use …
Notes for groups interested in RSS — Last night I posted several notes in response to a post by Paul Montgomery. We're at an interesting point in the life of RSS, where several small companies, Newsgator, SixApart, Feedburner and Technorati may be trying to control the evolution of the format.
Google throws out US data demand — Google has formally rejected a demand from the US government to hand over a week's worth of search records. — The rejection was made in court documents Google filed in response to official demands for search data. — In the strongly-worded papers Google …
Jeeves Retires — After nearly a decade of service, Jeeves is retiring from his duties at the search engine, which will assume the long used but little promoted name "Ask." — Jeeves was the brainchild of venture capitalist Garrett Gruener and technologist David Warthen.
Boycott Yahoo — On April 27, 2005, Shi Tao (a Chinese journalist) received a ten-year prison term for sending information about a Communist Party decision through his Yahoo email account to a website based in the United States. (Source: Amnesty) — In response to this, I'm [redirecting] …
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