Tom Raftery / Tom Raftery's I.T. views:
O'Reilly trademarks "Web 2.0″ and sets lawyers on IT@Cork! — IT@Cork is a not-for-profit networking organisation for IT professionals. IT@Cork organises regular information and networking events which are free for its members. — One of these events - the upcoming Web 2. half …
Stowe Boyd / Message: CMP and the "Web 2.0″ Trademark Scandal
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer: Huh? Someone wants my king Evil spot?
Mark Wallace / 3pointD.com: Tim O'Reilly's Web 2.0 Heresy
Mathew Ingram / mathewingram.com/work: This is taking the FOO thing too far
Alexander Muse / Texas Venture Capital Web 2.0 Blog: Web 2.0 = jumped the shark. . .
Shel Israel / Naked Conversations: Let's Call It Web blah-blah-blah
Donna Bogatin / Digital Micro-Markets: Web 2.0 architecture of participation belied by Web 2.0 tussle
Shel Israel / Naked Conversations:
Mr. Open Source Sues IT@Cork — This is just too bizarre. Tim O'Reilly is either the father of the term "Web 2.0," or he gets credit or blame for popularizing the term. For better or worse, the phrase has caught on. IT@Cork in fact is holding a conference about it the week after next.
Rick Segal / The Post Money Value:
Tim O'Reilly - Come On Down (updated) — You the next contestant on who wants have image melt down. Rarely do you get to watch somebody build up an amazingly positive reputation only to watch it explode, live, on the Internet. — Tim O'Reilly is suing Tom Raftery over the term Web 2.0.
Discussion: Damien Mulley
Ken Fisher / Ars Technica:
TV networks say "No!" to Remote Storage DVRs, file suit in US District Court — Concerns over copyright are being brought before a judge in a move that could once again subject innovation to the whims of the entertainment industry. At the center of the debate is Cablevision's "remote storage" …
Discussion: Between the Lines, Gizmodo and paidContent.org
Gary Gentile / Associated Press:
Cablevision sued over planned DVR service — MAY. 25 12:29 A.M. ET Hollywood studios and TV networks are asking a federal court to stop a video recording service that Cablevision Systems Corp. planned to start offering next month. — The companies sued Cablevision, the nation's sixth …
Discussion: Gizmodo, Zatz Not Funny, Policy Blog, LawGeek and eHomeUpgrade
Gigi Sohn / Policy Blog: Cable Industry, Now Its Your Turn
Jason Schultz / LawGeek: Hollywood sues Cablevision over remote DVR service
Alexander Grundner / eHomeUpgrade: Cablevision Sued over Planned Network DVR Service
House panel votes for Net neutrality — WASHINGTON—A bill that seeks to prevent broadband providers from offering an exclusive high-speed lane for video and other services has taken a step closer to becoming law. — By a 20-13 vote Thursday that partially followed party lines …
Discussion: paidContent.org, dailywireless.org, Linux Journal and GigaLaw.com Daily News
Doc Searls / Linux Journal: Localizing the Broadband Battle
Declan McCullagh / CNET News.com:
Newsmaker: RIAA's next moves in Washington — It must be a good time to be at the helm of the Recording Industry Association of America. — The RIAA, the primary trade association for the American recording industry with a $27.7 million annual budget, is enjoying a string of recent political and legal victories.
Discussion: Techdirt and Geek News Central …
MSN Spaces Now Largest Blogging Service Worldwide — comScore Media Metrix rankings show more than 100 million unique visitors connected with each other through Microsoft's MSN Spaces in April. — REDMOND, Wash. — May 24, 2006 — MSN® Spaces is the most widely used blogging service worldwide …
Nathan Weinberg / InsideMicrosoft: MSN SPACES OFFICIALLY NUMBER ONE
Ionut Alex. Chitu / Google Operating System: MSN Spaces Has Beaten Blogger
David Hunter / Microsoft News Tracker: MSN Spaces now most popular blogging service
Kip Kniskern / LiveSide: More on the Spaces URL change
Jeff Howe / Wired News:
The Rise of Crowdsourcing … 1. The Professional — Claudia Menashe needed pictures of sick people. A project director at the National Health Museum in Washington, DC, Menashe was putting together a series of interactive kiosks devoted to potential pandemics like the avian flu.
Discussion: Open Source Culture, Digital Micro-Markets, Smalltalk Tidbits … and SocialTwister.com
GeekyGirl Dawn Foster / Open Source Culture: Crowdsourcing, Open Source, and Web 2.0
Donna Bogatin / Digital Micro-Markets: Online trumps print debuts, or vice versa
James A. Robertson / Smalltalk Tidbits, Industry Rants: The Army of Davids Expands
NINTENDO OF AMERICA ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE PROMOTIONS — Kimishima Promoted to Chairman and CEO; Fils-Aime Promoted to President and COO — REDMOND, Wash., May 25, 2006 - On the heels of the successful unveiling of the new Wii™ console, Nintendo of America Inc. today announced three key promotions at the executive level.
Nintendo Forecasts Annual Profit Drop on Stronger Yen (Update2)
Nintendo Forecasts Annual Profit Drop on Stronger Yen (Update2)
Discussion: Joystiq and Smalltalk Tidbits …
Christopher Grant / Joystiq: Wii won't be more than $250 says Nintendo
James A. Robertson / Smalltalk Tidbits, Industry Rants: Wii Pricing comes out
Pick a Format (Any Format) — I've been meaning to write this post for a verrryyyy long time, so long that it should be outdated by now (but, unfortunately, it's not). Here's the deal: I keep running across sites that offer the same exact content as an RSS feed and an Atom feed. — What's the point of this?
Discussion: The RSS Blog
Randy Charles Morin / The RSS Blog: Pick a Format (Any Format) — Nick Bradbury: I keep running …
Dell embraces Google — Google and Dell have agreed to a first in a series of deals to preinstall Web and desktop search software on the PC maker's computers, Google CEO Eric Schmidt said Thursday. — Speaking at a Goldman Sachs conference in Las Vegas, Schmidt discussed details …
Discussion: Rough Type and TechSpot
Justin Mann / TechSpot: Dell warms up to Google apps
Steve Rubel / Micro Persuasion:
I Like Companies That Say "We Suck" — I like companies and products that have the guts to say "we suck" or something close to it. It's very un PR. It says to me, "hey, we want a best of breed product and we're going to work our butts off to give it to you."
Discussion: Rough Type, Andrew Lark, Heather's "Marketing …, The Unofficial Yahoo Weblog and Venture Chronicles
Nick / Rough Type: We suck! We suck!
Heather Leigh / Heather's "Marketing at Microsoft" …: Saying "we suck" makes you happy?
Joe Beaulaurier / The Unofficial Yahoo Weblog: Yahoo! 360° blogging site brings home its first progress reports
Dan Farber / Between the Lines:
SightSpeed 5.0 beta adds new video codec — SightSpeed released a beta download of its 5.0 version (it's confusingly labeled version 4.6) of its IP video and voice service last night, with a bunch of new features, listed below. The highlight of the beta is a new codec that improves video clarity and resolution.
Discussion: 21talks and VoIP Watch
Nuno Bastei / 21talks: SightSpeed now rings on mobile phones
Andy Abramson / VoIP Watch: Dan Farber on the New SightSpeed
Nick / Rough Type:
Now, let's bury the myth — Now that we have (haven't we?) come to accept the death of the True Wikipedia - even if the True Wikipedia only ever existed in our fantasies - maybe we can move on to bury, once and for all, the great Wikipedia myth. — The myth begins with the idea of radical openness …
Discussion: Center for Citizen Media, The Technology Liberation …, Scripting News, Many-to-Many and Mark Evans
Dave Winer / Scripting News: Realistic expectations for Wikipedia
Clay Shirky / Many-to-Many: News of Wikipedia's Death Greatly Exaggerated
Joe Wilcox / Microsoft Monitor:
Dell Googles — Apparently, Google has scored Dell as a big distributor of the information vendor's software and services. Or so says several news sites this afternoon, including Wall Street Journal. The Microsoft doomsayers claiming fierce Google competition will have yet another sign …
Discussion: Microsoft News Tracker and Internet Outsider
David Hunter / Microsoft News Tracker: Google gets prime position on Dell PCs
Henry Blodget / Internet Outsider: Google-Dell Deal Still Not Good News (for Google)