Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Odeo Releases Twttr — Odeo released a new service today called Twttr, which is a sort of "group send" SMS application. Each person controls their own network of friends. When any of them send a text message to "40404," all of his or her friends see the message via sms.
Discussion: PostBubble, SMS Text News, rev2.org and Digital Common Sense
Aneil Weber / PostBubble: Hellodeo, hello marketing
Sid Yadav / rev2.org: Group SMS Through Twttr from Odeo
Biz / Biz Stone, Genius:
Let There Be Twttr — Twttr is a new mobile service that helps groups of friends bounce random thoughts around with SMS. When we showed it to Jason Goldman (product manager of Blogger) he called it "present tense blogging." That's a great way to describe it.
Discussion: GigaOM, PaulStamatiou.com, evhead, Ross Mayfield's Weblog and ben barren
Om Malik / GigaOM: Silicon Valley's All Twttr
Paul Stamatiou / PaulStamatiou.com: Odeo Launches twttr, hellodeo
Ross Mayfield / Ross Mayfield's Weblog: Twttr — Prepare to be spammed globally. Twttr just launched …
Jonathan Richards / Times of London:
340,282,366,920,938,000,000,000,000, 000,000,000,000 new web addresses created by internet chiefs . . . so we won't run out of space soon, then — TO THE lay observer it seems like an infinite network of computers, servers and cables stretching around the globe. — But the worldwide web is filling up.
Discussion: IP Democracy, digg and Slashdot
Cynthia Brumfield / IP Democracy: The Internet is Already Running Out of Addresses
Browse Sites to Target in Google AdWords — When you create a Google AdWords campaign, you can decide to advertise on specific domains only (if the domain owner allows this via their AdSense settings). Now, you can also browse sites by category, as the Google AdWords blog announces.
Discussion: Online Marketing Blog
Inside AdWords crew / Inside AdWords:
Browse sites by category in the site tool — This week, we released category site selection for the site tool. This allows you to browse sites by category, making it easier for you to find and include sites that are relevant to your products or services. For example, if I want to advertise …
Discussion: SEO Consultant Esoos Bobnar
Stacy Collett / Computerworld:
What's Hot, What's Not: IT Skills You'll Need in 2010 — The IT worker of 2010 won't be a technology guru but rather a 'versatilist.' — July 17, 2006 (Computerworld) — The most sought-after corporate IT workers in 2010 may be those with no deep-seated technical skills at all.
Call for 'illegal' MP3 site talks — The UK recording industry is urging the foreign secretary to raise the issue of Russian bargain music download website allofmp3.com at the G8 summit. — The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) trade group wants Margaret Beckett to discuss the site …
Discussion: Mark Evans, Techdirt and Slashdot
Gizmodo, The Gadget Guide:
Micro-T M689 Retro Brick Cellphone — Eat your heart out Zach Morris. The retro brick phone is making a triumphant return thanks to Hong Kong manufacturer, Micro-T. It's big, it's ugly, it's gaudy and it will likely make the ladies weak at the knees. This retro brick phone has gotten …
Paul Briggs / MobileWhack.com: Micro-T M689 Retro Brick Cellphone
Robert X. Cringely / I, Cringely:
The Skype is Falling: — Even Viral Networks Have to Function in a Real World — Last week I responded to Intel's investment in the Clearwire Corp. WiMax wireless national ISP by trying to put in perspective what WiMax can and can't do. Specifically, it can't be a very viable competitor to DSL …
Tropicaljantie / Webtown: If all 6.1 million Skype users tried to talk at the same time …
New SANYO High-Definition Digital Media Camera Features Optimized Recording for Portable Video Players and 16:9 Still Mode Ideal for Widescreen Viewing — SANYO Xacti HD1a Offers In-Camera Editing, 2.2-inch LCD Display and $699.99 MSRP — CHATSWORTH, Calif., July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall …
Ina Fried / CNET News.com:
Microsoft shutters Windows private folders — Following an outcry from corporate customers, Microsoft is removing an add-on feature to Windows that allowed users to create password-protected folders. — The feature was introduced as a free download last week.
Jack Schofield / Guardian Unlimited: Will Microsoft cave over Private Folder?
Amit Agarwal / Digital Inspiration: Google Breaks Into Microsoft WGA Protected Pages
Tim / Hawk Wings:
Ten Mac tools for Getting Things Done — Tools to help Mac users with Getting Things Done (or "GTD"), David Allen's work-smart philosophy, fall into three camps: — Email clients, where most of the stuff that needs to get done arrives in the first place, tweaked to do the job.
Discussion: Daring Fireball, Message and The Unofficial Apple Weblog
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Standing in Line With Mr. Jimmy
Stowe Boyd / Message: A Slacker Approach to Getting Things Done (GTD)
Christian Zappone / CNNMoney.com:
e-Passports: Ready or not here they come — The State Department expresses confidence in "e-Passports" while technologists fret about their security risks. — NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) — Imagine being overseas and your identity being available for the taking - your nationality, your name, your passport number.
Stan Horaczek / Engadget: RFID Passports coming to the US in August
Bdude / Neowin.net:
The Pirate Bay making over €20,000 a day — · There are no comments & no trackbacks — The file sharing site The Pirate Bay are set to be making over $25328 a day, with single day advertisements costing €20,000. — The past four months the Swedish company Eastpoint Media …
Discussion: CyberNet Technology News and ben barren
Redbarren / ben barren: 20k-quid Daily to Advertise on Pirate Bay