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, 21talks and Ross Mayfield's Weblog
Aneil Weber / PostBubble: Hellodeo, hello marketing
Sid Yadav / rev2.org: Group SMS Through Twttr from Odeo
Ross Mayfield / Ross Mayfield's Weblog: Twttr — Prepare to be spammed globally. Twttr just launched …
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Silicon Valley's All Twttr — Dodgeball is so New York! In Silicon Valley, its all Twttr! — Twttr is a new mobile social networking application written by Noah Glass (and team), an Odeo-guy, a long time compadre of Blogger founder Ev Williams. (Twttr is a side project.)
Discussion: michael parekh on IT, PaulStamatiou.com, Biz Stone, Genius and Digital Common Sense
Paul Stamatiou / PaulStamatiou.com: Odeo Launches twttr, hellodeo
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
Matt Casamassina / IGN:
Wii Controllers: Unlocking the Secrets — Battery and power specifics, SYNCHRO functionality, rumble motor details, LED secondary purpose and... a camera? — July 14, 2006 - edThe Big N has been relatively hush-hush about the details of its innovative new Wii console and controller …
Discussion: Kotaku, The Tao of Mac and Slashdot
Edward N. Albro / Today @ PC World:
Geeks for a Good Cause — Does helping to create a Wi-Fi antenna from a water bottle, wire mesh and a motorcycle tire valve stem sound like a great way to spend a few months away from work? How about working on a Linux-based PC that runs off a car battery and solar power?
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: WebMetricsGuru and Online Marketing Blog
Marshall Sponder / WebMetricsGuru: Google AdWords now provides Advertising Categories
Lee Odden / Online Marketing Blog: Site Targeting — Google Blogscoped posts an interesting explanation …
Inside AdWords crew / Inside AdWords:
Browse sites by category in the site tool
Browse sites by category in the site tool
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.
Discussion: WebMetricsGuru, JD on EP and Slashdot
Marshall Sponder / WebMetricsGuru: IT Skills You'll Need in 2010 — A new article in Computerworld …
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
Mercury atomic clock keeps time with record accuracy — An experimental atomic clock based on a single mercury atom is now at least five times more precise than the national standard clock based on a "fountain" of cesium atoms, according to a paper by physicists at the Commerce Department's National Institute …
Discussion: Roland Piquepaille's …
Roland Piquepaille / Roland Piquepaille's …: Keeping time with a mercury atom
Denise / Bag and Baggage:
Have Aeron, Will Travel … A year ago at just about this time, I was having a conversation with Steve Gillmor. Steve asked me — in so many words, and in his hallmark I-will-brook-no-nonsense-so-don't- even-think-about-it manner — what I was going to do when I grew up.
Discussion: ALLIED, Between Lawyers and Listics
Jeneane Sessum / ALLIED: Cluelessness Reigns as Denise Is Unboomed
Dennis M. Kennedy / Between Lawyers: Must-read (and Must-Think-About) Blogging from Denise Howell
Frank Paynter / Listics: Core Values... Denise Howell and Reed Smith have parted ways.
Zephoria / apophenia:
from architecture to urban planning: technology development in a networked age — Last week, i had drinks with Ian Rogers and Kareem Mayan and we were talking about shifts in the development of technology. Although all of us have made these arguments before in different forms …
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
Conversations with Dina:
Blogspot blogs blocked by some Indian ISPs — This is so utterly weird. Since yesterday afternoon, I haven't been able to load any Blogspot blogs - they seem to be blocked somewhere. I can get into my Blogger dashboard and post to blogs though. Neha and Mridula have been sleuthing …
Discussion: Digital Inspiration and Sadagopan's weblog …
Amit Agarwal / Digital Inspiration: Blogspot Blogs Banned in India: Read Tricks To Access Blocked Websites
Sadagopan / Sadagopan's weblog …: India Blocking Blogs!!
Katie Fehrenbacher / GigaOM:
Paul Allen's Wireless Dreams — Gabelli isn't the only one looking for licenses in the upcoming FCC spectrum auction, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is also looking to bid. According to FCC records, a company called Bend Cable Communications, backed by Paul Allen and his firms …
Discussion: IP Democracy
Cynthia Brumfield / IP Democracy: Another Cable Bidder for Wireless Spectrum?
Phil Wolff / Skype Journal:
5 Reasons the Skype crack is Good For Skype — READ MORE: — Five Reasons the team making a Skype-compatible Windows client is Good For Skype: — Proof Skype is worth the effort. You rob banks because they keep the money there. You get around Club Skypenet's bouncers for the juicy social network inside.
Discussion: Voidstar, Webtown, VoIP Watch and digg
Tropicaljantie / Webtown: Skype reverse engineering links. Charlie, what did you do now ? :)
Andy Abramson / VoIP Watch: More Than Skype's Code Is Cracked
Evanwolf / digg: Skype protocols opening up, ready or not.
Pete Cashmore / Mashable*:
Preloadr - Free Photo Editing for Flickr — Preloadr is a neat little tool that offers free photo editing for Flickr. You just log in to Flickr and give Preloadr permission to access your account - you can then choose an image to crop, rotate or flip. You can also adjust the zoom level, scale your image and add text.
Discussion: netomer.de and Open Culture
GeekyGirl Dawn Foster / Open Culture: The Beauty of Flickr (and Other Web 2.0 Apps)
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)
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