Paul Thurrott / WindowsITPro:
Microsoft Confirms Vista Upgrade Limitations (Updated with Workaround) — With a support note quietly posted to its Web site, Microsoft confirmed what enthusiasts have long feared: Users who purchase Upgrade versions of Windows Vista will not be able to perform clean installs of the operating system.
Discussion: The Tech Report, Alice Hill's Real Tech News and GottaBeMobile.com
Cyril Kowaliski / The Tech Report: Workaround found for Vista upgrade limitation
Michael Santo / Alice Hill's Real Tech News: Workaround for "Clean Install" for Vista Upgrades Discovered
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile.com: More On Vista Upgrade Issues
Jessica Mintz / Associated Press:
Few Rush Out to Buy New Windows Vista — Microsoft's Long-Delayed Vista Operating System Hits Retail Shelves, but Few Rush Out to Buy — NEW YORK (AP) — Consumers can finally get their hands on Microsoft Corp.'s long-delayed Windows Vista, but unlike the mad midnight rushes retailers saw …
Carl Howe / Blackfriars' Marketing: Windows Vista: the end of one revolution and the beginning of another
Bob Caswell / Computers.net: World's Best Corporate Reputations: Apple #22, Google #4, & Microsoft #1
David Hunter / Microsoft News Tracker: Vista first day snooze — After yesterday's preparatory hoopla …
Ryan Shrout / pcper.com:
Windows Vista Gaming Performance - NVIDIA and ATI Compared … Introduction — Introduction — Chances are you might have heard of some software package that was released today; a new version of Windows or something like that. It's only the biggest software release in the last five or so years …
Discussion: Engadget, The Test Bed and digg
Paul Miller / Engadget: Windows Vista review roundup
Emil Larsen / The Test Bed: Nvidia and ATI release new Vista drivers at last
Brandon Hill / DailyTech:
Workaround Discovered For "Clean Install" With Vista Upgrade DVDs
Workaround Discovered For "Clean Install" With Vista Upgrade DVDs
Discussion: Gizmodo, Neowin.net and Lifehacker
Emil Protalinski / Neowin.net: Workaround Discovered For "Clean Install" With Vista Upgrade
Gina Trapani / Lifehacker: Geek to Live: Windows Vista upgrade power tips
Miguel Helft / New York Times:
Yahoo Planning to Add 100 Web Sites for Entertainment — Yahoo said Tuesday that it planned to build individual Web sites around 100 entertainment "brands" this year that would pull together content from Yahoo's sprawling array of online properties. — The effort, called Brand Universe …
Discussion: Valleywag, Ars Technica, Search Engine Land, TechCrunch, Web Strategy, PaidContent, Search Engine Journal, Lost Remote and IP Democracy
Jacqui Cheng / Ars Technica: Yahoo to launch individual brand portals
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land: Yahoo To Build "Brand Universe" To Connect Entertainment Brands
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch: Yahoo's Brand Universe Launches
Jeremiah Owyang / Web Strategy: Branded Community Sites launched by Yahoo (Is this outsourcing …
Rafat Ali / PaidContent: Yahoo's Branded Universe Unfolding
Cory Bergman / Lost Remote: Yahoo plans 100 more entertainment sites
Cynthia Brumfield / IP Democracy: Yahoo! to Launch 100 Channels of Entertainment?
Liz Gannes / GigaOM:
Has Yahoo Picked Marketing as Its Game? — Yahoo is cooking up new media model — one that involves creating little-to-no content. The company is harnessing its ability to build online audiences around brands, something it trumpeted at a media lunch held Tuesday at its Sunnyvale headquarters.
Discussion: Valleywag, Business 2.0 Beta, John Battelle's Searchblog and NewTeeVee
Owen Thomas / Business 2.0 Beta: Yahoo's Brand Universe Really About Search
John Battelle / John Battelle's Searchblog: YAHOO'S BRAND UNIVERSE STRATEGY
Liz Gannes / NewTeeVee: Yahoo Carving Out Video Promo Market
Steve Rubel / Micro Persuasion:
New Technorati "WTF" Feature Clones Digg — Technorati has launched a new feature called Technorati WTF. No, it doesn't stand for "what the..." It's short for "Where's the Fire?" — Basically, Where's the Fire appears to be a digg clone. It allows users to share what's hot.
Loren Baker / Search Engine Journal: WTF?!? Technorati Clones Digg.com?
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer: Following Demo07
Mathew Ingram / mathewingram.com/work: Technorati foot-shooting again: WTF?
Darren Rowse / ProBlogger Blog Tips: Technorati launches WTF Digg Clone
Thord Daniel Hedengren / 901am: Technorati prepares Digg clone, WTF?
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Technorati's Mysterious Disappearing WTF Product — Steve Rubel somehow came across a new Digg-like Technorati product called "WTF," which stands for "Where's the Fire?" It was briefly live at technorati.com/wtf, but is no longer available. — From the screen shots (see below, care of Rubel) …
Discussion: John Chow dot Com
John Chow / John Chow dot Com: Technorati WTF Digg Clone
Thomas Hawk / Thomas Hawk's Digital Connection:
There's Some Mighty Pissed Off Flickr Members Right Now — Taken from the Flickr Blog announcing Yahoo's acquisition, March 2005 — [I am CEO of Zooomr] — Flickr needs to reverse the asinine decisions made today to force people to merge their accounts with Yahoo and to place new limits on your contacts and tags.
Discussion: Geek News Central and digg
Todd Cochrane / Geek News Central: Flickr Users are not happy!
Official Old Skool Merge Topic — heather says: — If you've any questions or feedback regarding today's announcement regarding the upcoming account merge deadline, this topic's for you. — < Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next > — FlyButtafly (ncient) says: — Nooooooooooooooo...oooooo...oooooooo... .
Thomas Hawk / Thomas Hawk's Digital Connection: Flickr's News Today Sucks
Loren Baker / Search Engine Journal: Flickr Moving to Yahoo ID Login System
Chris Price / Download Squad: Flickr to require Yahoo! accounts on March 15th
Chris Messina / FactoryCity: Bating the mousetrap with chunky peanut butter
Ianforrester / cubicgarden.com: Yahoo are at it again...
Lee Rainie / Pew Internet:
Tagging — Just as the internet allows users to create and share their own media, it is also enabling them to organize digital material their own way, rather than relying on pre-existing formats of classifying information. — A December 2006 survey has found that 28% of internet users …
Discussion: Blogspotting, Tech Beat and Joho the Blog
Heather Green / Blogspotting: Pew Study Shows 28% of People Online have Tagged Content
Rob Hof / Tech Beat: It's a Tag, Tag, Tag Tag World
David Weinberger / Joho the Blog: Pew: 28% of Net users tag
Jan Libbenga / The Register:
Google loses European GMail trademark battle — Google has failed to win the right to register the term "Gmail" as a wide-ranging European trademark. — The Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM), the body which is responsible for European community trademarks …
Discussion: Google Blogoscoped and Ars Technica
Nate Anderson / Ars Technica: Google can't use "Gmail" name in Europe
PC World says farewell to floppy — The time has come to bid farewell to one of the PC's more stalwart friends - the floppy disk. — Computing superstore PC World said it will no longer sell the storage devices, affectionately known as floppies, once existing stock runs out.
Discussion: Monkey Bites, TechBlog, Computerworld Blogs, CrunchGear, GottaBeMobile.com and Slashdot
Scott Gilbertson / Monkey Bites: The Morning Reboot: Wednesday January 31
Dwight / TechBlog: That's so random! Vol. 1
Martin MC Brown / Computerworld Blogs: Hooray, the floppy disk is dead!
John Biggs / CrunchGear: The Floppy is Dead, Part 523
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile.com: The End of the Floppy Disk?
Kdawson / Slashdot: Farewell To the Floppy Disk
Matt Richtel / New York Times:
Games That Sell While Others Languish — Some of the video game industry's smartest minds thought that couch potatoes wanted richer graphics and more challenging virtual worlds. It turns out that a lot of potatoes simply wanted to get off the couch. — That may be the best explanation …
Discussion: Kevin Maney
Joris Evers / CNET News.com:
Alleged porn spammer settles with FTC — An alleged marketer of online porn has agreed to pay a $465,000 penalty to settle spam charges, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said Tuesday. — Under a proposed settlement, TJ Web Productions has also agreed to adhere to federal spam laws, the FTC said in a statement.
Discussion: Web 2.0 Explorer and Neowin.net
Alan Graham / Web 2.0 Explorer: Porn Spammer Settles: FTC Does Crappy Job
Emil Protalinski / Neowin.net: Alleged Porn Spammer settles with FTC