Frankie / bungie.net:
Bungie Weekly Update — Hot holy crap! — Halo 3 Teaser Revealed! — Several months ago, work began with folks over the MGS Marketing team to develop the "brand identity" for Halo 3. This basically refers to the look and feel that will come to represent the game to fans and customers around the world.
Discussion: Kotaku, Xbox 360 Fanboy and digg
KPaul / bungie.net:
Halo 3 Beta FAQ
Halo 3 Beta FAQ
Discussion: Xbox 360 Fanboy, Kotaku, Joystiq, Game | Life and digg
David Dreger / Xbox 360 Fanboy: Introducing the Halo 3 Beta Leaderboard/List
Jared Rea / Joystiq: Bungie preps invited players with Halo 3 beta FAQ
Chris Kohler / Game | Life: Halo 3 Beta FAQ
Richard Siklos / New York Times:
The Old Guard Flexes Its Muscles (While It Still Can) — JEFF ZUCKER, the newly minted chief executive of NBC Universal, ventured to the Times Square headquarters of Viacom two Wednesdays ago with Peter A. Chernin, president of the News Corporation. It was not a social call …
Discussion: Digital Markets
Donna Bogatin / Digital Markets: Google: Why TV networks will trump YouTube
David Weinberger / Joho the Blog:
A day at NPR — Yesterday was a treat. — I spent the day at NPR with five other consultants — Zadi Diaz, Jeff Jarvis, Doc Searls, and Euan Semple, and Jay Rosen — brought in by Rob Paterson, who has been consulting to NPR for months. As Jeff Jarvis points out (in a post that covers …
Discussion: BuzzMachine, Andy Carvin's Waste … and Doc Searls Weblog
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Following your dreams — One thing I try to teach Patrick, my 13-year-old son, is that he can make his dreams happen. That's why today I'm taking him to the San Francisco Apple store. No, dummy, not to check out the latest Macs or iPods, but to meet Aaron Stanton. — Who's he?
Discussion: Texas Startup Blog, mathewingram.com/work, Zoli's Blog and CyberNet Technology News
Alexander Muse / Texas Startup Blog: Note to Patrick Scoble: Do some research first!
Zoli Erdos / Zoli's Blog: The Day Google Became the Center of the World
Agence France Presse:
Google sues Polish poets over gmail.pl — WARSAW (AFP) - Google has launched legal action against a group of Polish poets, demanding that they give up their Internet domain name gmail.pl, a member of the cultural collective said. — Izabela Krawczyk of GMAiL — the "Grupa Mlodych Artystow i Literatow …
Discussion: Digital Markets, Joe Duck, Guardian Unlimited and ALLIED
Donna Bogatin / Digital Markets: Google's big European hypocricy
Jack Schofield / Guardian Unlimited: Polish poets threaten Google's supremacy
Jeneane Sessum / ALLIED: Google Tries the Eminent Domain Trick on Polish Poets
Phil Butler / Profy.Com:
Polish Poets Threaten Google Supremacy!
Polish Poets Threaten Google Supremacy!
Discussion: Neowin.net, Digital Point Forums and Digital Inspiration
Emil Protalinski / Neowin.net: Google sues Polish poets over gmail.pl
Justin Fox / Time:
Getting Rich off Those Who Work for Free — It might seem very odd to look to a long-dead Russian anarchist for business advice. But Peter Kropotkin's big idea—that there are important human motivations beyond what he called "reckless individualism"—is very relevant these days.
Discussion: Infothought, Snipperoo and TIME
Seth Finkelstein / Infothought: _Time_: "Getting Rich off Those Who Work for Free"
Ivan / Snipperoo: The Anarchist Gift Economy
Justin Fox / TIME: Free labor, Peter Kropotkin, and Yochai Benkler
Dick Costolo Re-Blogging — When I first met Dick Costolo - the CEO of FeedBurner (well before I had invested in FeedBurner), he had a blog called SomethingICantRemember that had a hysterical "what would I do if I was CEO of Disney" post. Over the last three years we've become really good friends and business partners.
Discussion: Chip Griffin
Chip Griffin / Pardon the Disruption: Who Wants to Be a Billionaire?
Caroline McCarthy / Crave:
If Captain Jack Sparrow had a toaster — I'm not really sure what this gadget's product page is saying, because it's all in German. But regardless, I want this toaster. It's sleek, black, and printed with a skull-and-crossbones as well as a bizarre Guns & Roses reference ("Sweet Toast of Mine" …
Smaran / TorrentFreak:
MPAA Steals Code, Violates Linkware License — Patrick Robin, a 29 year old web developer from South England, is the developer of an ASP-based blogging platform called Forest Blog. He distributes it freely under a linkware license, asking that anyone who uses it merely link back to his site where Forest Blog is offered for download.
Discussion: Boing Boing, Slashdot, Smalltalk Tidbits … and digg
Cory Doctorow / Boing Boing: MPAA rips off freeware author
James A. Robertson / Smalltalk Tidbits, Industry Rants: The MPAA Lives in Animal Farm
Darren Murph / Engadget:
Nokia 6280 overheats, erupts in smoke on video — We've seen dozens and dozens of aftermath photos from laptops and other random batteries suddenly possessing violently explosive tendencies, but we all know full motion video is more satisfying than simple stills.
Geoffrey Mack / Alexa:
Alexa Traffic Improvements Galore! — A few moments ago we released some exciting changes to Alexa's Traffic Detail pages. We are very pleased with the results and we think you will be too: — Where are users coming from Geographically? — This one is a biggie.
Discussion: 901am, HipMojo.com and CenterNetworks
Duncan Riley / 901am: 901am is huge!...in Australia
Allen Stern / CenterNetworks: Alexa adds new features and reporting options
Stowe Boyd / Message:
Big Spike In Feedburner Subscribers — I was at Feedburner approving an ad for my /Message feed, and I saw that the number of subscribers to the feed went up 700+ yesterday: a 34% increase in one day. — If anyone has an explanation, I would be interested. I wasn't dugg yesterday, was I?
Tom Raftery / Tom Raftery's I.T. views: 1,000+ subscribers and no free pint :-(
Matt McGee / Small Business SEM: Wow. Google is Kicking Bloglines' A
Don Dodge / Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing: Blog metrics - subscribers, readers, page views, and the Conversational Index
Jeremy Wright / Ensight: Google: World's #1 Feed Reader
Lorelle VanFossen / Lorelle on WordPress: Feed Stats Spike: Feedburner and Google Reader Strikes
Pete Cashmore / Mashable!: Google Reader Starts Counting
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Newest Flash Tools on Display at Photobucket — The latest Flash photo/video/sound editing tools that we mentioned last week are now enabled at Photobucket for premium users, and will go live for all users in March. Geoff Baum at Adobe confirmed that these tools are not yet available anywhere on the web except for Photobucket.
Discussion: O'Reilly Radar, JD on EP and The Universal Desktop
Tim O'Reilly / O'Reilly Radar: Adobe to launch online video editing with Photobucket
John Dowdell / JD on EP: Photobucket screenshots: TechCrunch has photos.
Microsoft shares tumble on CEO comments — Software maker's stock slips after Ballmer warns that analysts' forecasts on Vista sales were too 'aggressive.' — BOSTON (Reuters) — Microsoft Corp. shares fell as much as 2.7 percent on Friday, their biggest drop in nine months …
Discussion: Tech Trader Daily, Brier Dudley's blog and MSFTextrememakeover
Mike / Techdirt:
Microsoft Applies For Patent Telling You If A Website Is On A List Of Phishing Sites — from the non-obvious? dept — It seems that every few days when new patents are announced there are a few gems from Microsoft. Take, for example, Microsoft's latest patent application on Phishing Detection, Prevention, and Notification.