Amit Agarwal / Digital Inspiration:
Yahoo! Removes Blog Search from Yahoo! News Homepage — It's been almost an year since Yahoo! integrated Blog posts with Yahoo! News search results hinting the marriage of MSM and Blogosphere. But the marriage has been secretly called off as you would notice in the before and after screenshots of the Yahoo News/[Blog Search page].
Discussion: Bloggers Blog
Burtonator / Kevin Burton's Feed Blog:
Yahoo Blog Search - Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated — It looks like Yahoo might have killed blog search. — Yet if you do a search it returns results from blogs: — Isn't Lifehacker a blog? I think its even a blog by Scoble's definition! Scoble blog == sclob?
Steve Rubel / Micro Persuasion:
Yahoo Kills Blog Search, New Feed Platform May Be Coming — Yahoo has quietly killed its blog search engine, according to one report. I took a quick look at the Yahoo News site and have confirmed they did indeed remove the blog results from the right hand side of the page that had been there until recently.
Joe Beaulaurier / Download Squad: Blogs missing from Yahoo! News search results
Marshall Kirkpatrick / TechCrunch:
Digg sends C&D to DiggGames? — We learned tonight from James Yu's blog that Utah software engineer and professional genealogist Matt Misbach has posted a letter online that appears to be from an Indianapolis law firm representing Digg.com. The letter demands that Misbach immediately stop using …
Discussion: Brij Singh's One More Idea and The Edge of I-Hacked
James Yu / ShoutBlog:
Digg sends cease and desist to digggames — One of my favorite places to find addicting games is at digggames, which aggregates flash games that have made it to the front page of Digg. With Digg's current interface, it can be difficult to distill these kinds of genres from previous posts.
Discussion: Things That and John Furrier
Ken Belson / New York Times:
Learning to Love a Cable Guy — When workers from AT&T and Verizon visit homes to install their new television services, they come with blue hospital booties that they slip over their shoes before going inside. — The sight of burly installers in dainty slip-ons might induce snickers.
Discussion: IP Democracy, VoIP Watch and digg
Cynthia Brumfield / IP Democracy: Customer Service is Key in Battle of the Bundles
Andy Abramson / VoIP Watch: Telco vs. Cable in the New York Times
Your guide to green electronics — The biggest names in electronics have just sat their first global exam on their green credentials. Ranked on their use of toxic chemicals and electronic waste (e-waste) policies only Dell and Nokia scraped a barely respectable score while Apple …
Discussion: Download Squad, CrunchGear and MacSlash
Jay Savage / Download Squad: Greenpeace: your guide to green electronics
Blake Robinson / CrunchGear: Green Peace Scores Electronics
Jay Savage / The Unofficial Apple Weblog:
Apple not big on trees? Greenpeace releases "green electronics" report
Apple not big on trees? Greenpeace releases "green electronics" report
Discussion: Infinite Loop
Jeff Smykil / Infinite Loop: Apple scores low on environmental rankings
Ross Mayfield / Ross Mayfield's Weblog:
Deletionists, Networkists and Blog Sourcing — The argument over whether to keep the Enterprise 2.0 article in Wikipedia continues, in this incredibly rich discussion page. Bear with me here, as the innards of Wikipedia may not be clear cut enough for the blogosphere's preference for individual voices engaged in disappating debate.
Discussion: Between the Lines and The Ponderings of Woodrow
David Weinberger / Joho the Blog:
[foocamp06] First life in Second Life — Julian Bleeker is interested in how first life and second life (with SecondLife.com as a good example) overlap. — E.g., he designed a game in which players got a word square (jumbled letters that contain words) that they had to track physically in a field, wired with GPS.
Discussion: Preoccupations and 3pointD.com
Mark Wallace / 3pointD.com: Official Guide to Second Life
PlayStation 3 tackles world ills — The spare processing power of Sony's PlayStation 3 (PS3) will be harnessed by scientists trying to understand the cause of diseases like Alzheimer's. — Sony has teamed up with US biologists who already run the distributed computing project, folding@home (FAH).
Discussion: Gizmodo, CyberNet Technology News and Kotaku
Joris Evers / CNET News.com:
Verizon gaffe lets customer details slip — Verizon Wireless this week accidentally distributed a file with limited details on more than 5,000 customers outside the company, potentially giving identity thieves a toehold. — The Microsoft Excel spreadsheet file was e-mailed on Monday and includes names …
Discussion: Alice Hill's Real Tech News and .:UNEASYsilence:.
Matthew Broersma / Techworld.com:
Windows Vista the last of its kind — Vista will be the last version of Windows that exists in its current, monolithic form, according to Gartner. — Instead, the research firm predicts, Microsoft will be forced to migrate Windows to a modular architecture tied together through hardware-supported virtualisation.
Discussion: michael parekh on IT, Slashdot and digg
OBKenobi / digg: Windows To Go Virtual After Vista
Tom Evslin / Fractals of Change:
Will at&t Voicemail Work in an Emergency? — According to a survey of Gulf Coast residents commissioned by at&t, the most desired technology during a natural disaster is a voice mailbox (54% of respondents). However, at&t apparently doesn't have confidence in its own ability to keep existing voicemail working in a catastrophe.
Fred / A VC:
Call Me Converted — For the past three years I have been blogging actively but not using a feedreader actively. Sure I've used plenty of feedreaders. I've basically tried them all. I've been regularly subscribing to feeds in newsgator online and bloglines, largely to database blogs I like.
Discussion: Feld Thoughts, Digital Inspiration, Message and The Post Money Value
Amit Agarwal / Digital Inspiration: Let Site Visitors Navigate Your Blogroll with an Embedded RSS Reader
Lexus Self Parking Car Video and Review — Lexus invited Gizmodo along for a ride in the new LS 460 L super rich guy sedan. The thing is packed to the gills with tech. In fact, I'd call it the most geeked-out car evar, next to the Tesla. — But even the Tesla car can't park itself.
Discussion: Alice Hill's Real Tech News
Michael Santo / Alice Hill's Real Tech News: Lexus Self-Parking Demo
Sara Kehaulani Goo / Washington Post:
An Eye for Cool, and Cash — In the Hunt to Fill 'Social News' Web Sites, Contributors Now Compete — Corey Spring has a college student's dream job: He gets paid to surf the Internet. — Every morning, the 22-year-old Ohio State University senior spends at least an hour wading through 100 …
Scott Carlson / Chronicle of Higher Education:
U. of California Will Provide Up to 3,000 Books a Day to Google for Scanning, Contract States — A mere two months after the University of California begins its book-digitization project with Google, the university may provide the search company with a whopping 3,000 books a day for scanning.
Ed Bott / Ed Bott's Microsoft Report:
Windows without viruses and spyware? Yes, it's possible — Walt Mossberg of the Wall Street Journal takes tech questions from readers each week and publishes his answers in Mossberg's Mailbox. In this week's column, he tackles a question I get asked all the time.
Walter S. Mossberg / WSJ Personal Technology: Blocking Spyware Before It's Installed