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, Listics and Ross Mayfield's Weblog
Aneil Weber / PostBubble: Hellodeo, hello marketing
Sid Yadav / rev2.org: Group SMS Through Twttr from Odeo
Frank Paynter / Listics: Audio from Odeo... Recorded with the world's suckiest microphone... my 16 seconds of fame.
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 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
Paperghost / Vitalsecurity.org:
Slashboinged! — Last week, I wrote a story that in 24 hours hit the frontpages of both Digg and Slashdot, with Blog related firepower provided by the mighty Boingboing.net (ranked number 1 in Technorati, when not knocked off the top by Spamblogs). — What would the overall effect be of such a concentrated assault of traffic?
Discussion: ReveNews Online Revenue …, WebMetricsGuru, Push the Third Button Twice and digg
Aquafinality / WebMetricsGuru: Being Slashboinged and Digged at the same time!
Aquafinality / digg: Dugg, Slashdotted and Boingboinged in 24 hours
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
The Head Lemur / raving lunacy:
Shareholder Fantasy Island — The latest group of bloggers to come to the rescue of the poor benighted Corporations are the folks I call the 'hummers' . — Hummers are those folks who have an amazing degree of positional flexibility. This is not to say that hummers are lazy. Far from it.
Discussion: Scobleizer and Listics
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer: Nestle engages with anti-Nestle blogger
Frank Paynter / Listics: Corporate Community and Ethical Blindness
Andrew / Traffick:
Don't Swallow That — It's pretty funny that Adam Lasnik of Google seems to have sent some acetaminophen to a poor soul suffering from Adwords Quality Score woes. — As Googler Nick Fox explained to me last week, a recent upgrade to the QS algorithm has now gone live …
Discussion: Aaron Wall's SEO Book.com, Search Engine Watch Blog and digg
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Watch Blog: Google Sends Aspirin After AdWords Changes Causes Headache
Kristopher Tate / Official Zooomr Blog:
EVEN STRONGER THAN EVER — Hey Everyone, we're going to be back soon and even stronger than ever. — After a tremendous amount of research in the last 30-or-so hours, I have not only located and locked-down the problem, but looked at some of the more lower-level aspects of Zooomr's infrastructure …
Discussion: Thomas Hawk's Digital … and CyberNet Technology News
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?
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 …
Discussion: The Social Customer Manifesto
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
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
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 …
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.
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
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?
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!!
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: Message, Daring Fireball and The Unofficial Apple Weblog
Stowe Boyd / Message: A Slacker Approach to Getting Things Done (GTD)
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Standing in Line With Mr. Jimmy