Rafat Ali / paidContent.org:
IDG's InfoWorld Magazine To Close Down; Focus on Online/Events — Another storied print magazine is coming to an end in print, and the focus is shifting to online and events: InfoWorld, the weekly magazine owned by IDG, is closing down, and the announcement will come Monday morning, paidContent.org has confirmed.
Discussion: Smalltalk Tidbits …
James A. Robertson / Smalltalk Tidbits, Industry Rants: InfoWorld on Dead Tree, Dead?
InfoWorld to close magazine business — Rex Hammock and Valleywag tip us off to Sam Whitmore's MediaSurvey piece on the closure of InfoWorld's magazine operation. — Though still rumor at this point, the news doesn't surprise me one bit. The "enterprise fleet", as former IDG President …
Discussion: Rex Hammock's weblog and Valleywag
Jessica Guynn / The Technology Chronicles:
InfoWorld to fold magazine, focus on Web, report says — Will its new name be InfoWorldWideWeb? — InfoWorld, the elder statesmen of weekly technology magazines, will fold its print edition, Sam Whitmore's Media Survey reports. InfoWorld, owned by IDG publishing group, will live on online.
Dave Winer / stories.scripting.com:
Trouble at the Chronicle — Tim O'Reilly is hearing rumors that the SF Chronicle is in "big trouble." It's a fascinating piece, a must-read, it's kind of scary to think that the mainstream press is going down without a fight. — At a breakfast meeting yesterday with a CTO at a major print pub …
Discussion: Doc Searls Weblog, Thomas Hawk's Digital …, Scobleizer, The Webpreneur and Glass House
Doc Searls Weblog: Tim O'Reilly: I'm hearing rumors that the San Francisco Chronicle is in big trouble.
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer: Newspapers are dead... On November 18, 2005, I told San Jose …
Nick ONeill / The Webpreneur: ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST
Tim O'Reilly / O'Reilly Radar:
SF Chronicle in Trouble? — I hate to play Valleywag, but I'm hearing rumors that the San Francisco Chronicle is in big trouble. Apparently, Phil Bronstein, the editor-in-chief, told staff in a recent "emergency meeting" that the news business "is broken, and no one knows how to fix it."
Discussion: Trends in the Living Networks, Burningbird, hubbub, Time and larry borsato
Ross / Trends in the Living Networks: Dreaming of new business models for content - may the best one win!
Giovanni Rodriguez / hubbub: Doom and Gloom in the World of Media?
Akessler / Andy Kessler:
WSJ: Weekend Interview with Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg — Where are you from? "Dobbs Ferry." What's your major? "Mostly computer science but also psychology." Where did you live? "Kirkland House at Harvard." — I'm meeting with Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook …
Discussion: O'Reilly Radar, Mashable!, Overclocked and GigaOM
Tim O'Reilly / O'Reilly Radar: Changing Attitudes Towards Privacy
Kristen Nicole / Mashable!: Write a Book from your Facebook Newsfeeds
Patrick Ruffini / Overclocked: Education 2.0 — This bit from Mark Zuckerberg's interview …
Liz Gannes / GigaOM: Facebook: the New Publisher
Michael Fricklas / Washington Post:
Our Case Against YouTube — Viacom initiated litigation against YouTube and Google this month for their long-standing infringement of Viacom's copyrights. Our action has stirred discussion about the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and quite a lot of confusion. — First, let's narrow the debate.
Discussion: IP Democracy, mathewingram.com/work, The 463 and NewTeeVee
Cynthia Brumfield / IP Democracy: Viacom's GC: DMCA Doesn't Protect YouTube
Liz Gannes / NewTeeVee: Would Filtering YouTube Make it More Liable?
Michael Geist / Michael Geist's Blog:
DMCA Architect Acknowledges Need For A New Approach — McGill University hosted an interesting conference today on music and copyright reform. The conference consisted of two panels plus an afternoon of open dialogue and featured an interesting collection of speakers including Bruce Lehman …
Discussion: Boing Boing, A Copyfighter's Musings and digg
Derek Slater / A Copyfighter's Musings: DMCA Architect Says Law Hasn't Achieved Goals
Stan Schroeder / franticindustries:
Top 40 sites according to FeedBurner stats — FeedBurner is a popular RSS feed manager, with over 600.000 feeds in their roster. One of the advantages it offers is tracking the statistics for your RSS feed usage. Publishers can also choose to go public with this data …
Discussion: ProBlogger Blog Tips
Darren Rowse / ProBlogger Blog Tips: Top RSS Feeds - a Top 40 List
Jason Pontin / New York Times:
Artificial Intelligence, With Help From the Humans — COMPUTERS still do some things very poorly. Even when they pool their memory and processors in powerful networks, they remain unevenly intelligent. Things that humans do with little conscious thought, such as recognizing patterns …
Discussion: Clickety Clack
Junior Hines / Clickety Clack: How Mechanical Turk Around The Web
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Symbian upgrades its OS, fights off rivals — Symbian, the mobile OS company is expected to announce an upgrade to its OS to version 9.5 at CTIA, that hopefully will decrease its reliance on smartphones, its main patron Nokia, and also ward off competition from fast growing rival mobile operating systems, Windows Mobile and Linux.
Discussion: Download Squad
Brad Linder / Download Squad: Symbian 9.5 to launch next week
Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
Sweetheart, get me rewrite... in Bangalore — Roy Greenslade reports that a New Zealand newspaper company, APN News & Media, is outsourcing 70 sub-editing and design jobs. I've been wondering for years why Gannett, say, isn't doing this: at least its national, business, sports, and entertainment page editing can be outsourced.
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Viewer Prank: Police Raid Justin.tv — When a bunch of geeks live their life online, it's tempting to do things to disrupt those lives and watch the fun from the comfort of your computer. So it's no surprise that some fairly funny pranks have already been played on four day old Justin.tv.
Discussion: Laughing Squid, Wired News and digg
Scott Beale / Laughing Squid: Late Night With Justin.tv, So Meta It Hurts
Annalee Newitz / Wired News: Real-Time Reality Feeds Justin.tv
Adobe Creative Suite 3.0 bundles and Euro pricing revealed — Exclusive: Adobe Systems Inc. will announce Tuesday that its highly-anticipated Creative Suite 3.0 software suite will be available in six distinct bundles with European pricing ranging from €999 to €2799, AppleInsider has learned.
Allen Stern / CenterNetworks:
SplashCast updates their player... Allen happy — Marshall has posted some updates to the SplashCast player. Besides Viddler, I like SplashCast a lot. I think those guys are doing some interesting things with the way you can create almost dynamic presentations including video, audio, pictures, etc.
Marshall Kirkpatrick / splashcastmedia.com:
We've Made Big Changes — SplashCast has been live for just under …
We've Made Big Changes — SplashCast has been live for just under …
Discussion: Mashable!, Marshall Kirkpatrick and Widgets Lab
Kristen Nicole / Mashable!: SplashCast Upgrades MySpace Media Player
Derek Anderson / Widgets Lab: Widgets delivery service