The New York Times to Enhance Online and Offline Reading Experience With Times Reader — New application uses Microsoft software to benefit readers. — SEATTLE — April 28, 2006 — Today at the American Society of Newspaper Editors convention, The New York Times and Microsoft Corp. unveiled …
Discussion: Office Evolution, AMCP Tech Blog and Microsoft News Tracker
Marc Orchant / Office Evolution: Microsoft and NY Times unveil Times Reader
Alex Morganis / AMCP Tech Blog: Microsoft to offer NY Times in Vista
David Hunter / Microsoft News Tracker: Odds and ends - mostly the former
Katharine Q. Seelye / New York Times:
Microsoft Software Will Let Times Readers Download Paper — SEATTLE, April 28 — Microsoft and The New York Times unveiled software on Friday that would allow readers to download an electronic version of the newspaper and view it on a portable device. — With Microsoft's new Windows Vista software …
Peterme / peterme.com: LET'S PUT THE CAT BACK IN THE BAG
Bob Stepno / Bob Stepno's Other Journalism Weblog: Microsoft & Times Trying a New Electronic Edition Format
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: Read the NY Times paper, without paper
Alexander Turcic / MobileRead Networks: NYT gets in bed with Microsoft to deliver e-content
Sid Yadav / rev2.org: Microsoft/NYTimes Creating "News Reader"
Munir Umrani / The Blogging Journalist: All The News That's Fit to Download
Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
Two steps backward — Microsoft is offering a means to read newspapers designed as newspapers on computers. Why? There are other methods of doing this now and I find them all not only awkward and unsatisfying but wrongheaded. Why not design the next frontier for the sharing of news …
Discussion: TechBlog and blackrimglasses.com
Dan Frommer / Forbes:
Your Tube, Whose Dime? — NEW YORK - — The Web lets users watch whatever they want, whenever they want to watch it. So what do they want to see? A home-made video of two boys lip-synching along to the Pokémon television theme song. Internet video site YouTube has streamed …
Dan Gillmor / Center for Citizen Media:
What I Said at Columbia University … I'm honored to have been invited. I'm also grateful. During the past few years I've had the privilege of working in a field that really led to this conversation we're going to have tonight. There have been ups and downs along the way. But it's been a great ride so far.
Discussion: Poynter Online
Amy Gahran / Poynter Online: More from Gillmor on Net Neutrality
Mike Musgrove / Washington Post:
For Nintendo, The Glory Is In the Game — While Rivals Make Multimedia Hubs, Company Focuses on the Primary Purpose — It's almost a radical thought in the video game industry these days: What if a new game console were actually just about the games — and not about having a zillion other multimedia features?
Keith Reed / Boston Globe:
Dial-up provider loses Net access amid fee dispute — Service to thousands of dial-up Internet users in Massachusetts was disrupted this week after a federal court ruled against a Quincy company in a lawsuit that could have broad impact on the cost of dial-up service.
Stephen Shankland / CNET News.com:
Some AMD Opterons suffer heat issue — update Advanced Micro Devices is trying to track down and replace as many as 3,000 Opteron processors that could produce "inconsistent results" under an unusual, high-temperature circumstance. — The potential problem affects a number of single-core Opteron 152 …
Discussion: Neowin.net and TechSpot
Deren Smith / Neowin.net: AMD Replacing Faulty Opteron Chips
Justin Mann / TechSpot: AMD recalls batch of flawed Opterons
Henry Blodget / Internet Outsider:
MSN: Another Quarter Closer To Irrelevant — As shown by yesterday's numbers, MSN's financial performance continues to deteriorate. With each passing quarter, in my opinion, the chance that the division will ever mount a serious challenge to Google and Yahoo in search (or any web business) gets slimmer and slimmer.
Discussion: ben barren
Benjamin J. Romano / Seattle Times:
Building a Google? Microsoft pouring cash into Web fight — Microsoft is supercharging its business in the coming year with a spending burst that made some Wall Street analysts do a double take Thursday. — The company plans to plow perhaps $2 billion more than expected …
Discussion: BeyondVC and deal architect
Andy Abramson / VoIP Watch:
More On Yahoo & AT&T VoIP Messenger Deal — Based on some G2 I've been able to discover from some well healed off-shore type players in telcom who have played in the telco game for many years and made a bundle off of selling things to SBC I was able to ferret out a bit about the Yahoo/AT&T VoIP marriage and what it may mean...
Discussion: The Daily Om
Windows Live ID:
New sign-in UI.. it's alive! — Today we are rolling out a new sign-in experience for Windows Live sites like Live.com, Ideas, Mail, Expo, Favorites and Custom Domains. This is the next step in our Windows Live ID deployment. — When our team first started working on Windows Live ID …
Bruce Lambert / New York Times:
Suffolk County Plans to Offer Free Wireless Internet Access — Suffolk County Plans to Offer Free Wireless Internet Access — Suffolk County is planning a wireless system to provide free access to the Internet to the 1.5 million residents who live throughout its 900 square miles.
Discussion: Wi-Fi Networking News and IP Democracy
Glenn Fleishman / Wi-Fi Networking News: Municipal Round-Up: Snags in Pittsburgh (Pa.), Boca Raton (Fla.) …
Cynthia Brumfield / IP Democracy: Giant Public Wi-Fi Projects Cropping Up All Over