Dennis K. Berman / Wall Street Journal:
Business.com Could Hit Jackpot on Auction Block — Entrepreneurs Jake Winebaum and Sky Dayton were widely mocked for lavishing $7.5 million on a single Internet domain name — business.com — back in 1999. It was the single highest price paid for a domain name at the time.
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch: Business.com On The Block — Business information directory …
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land: Business.com Up For Sale, Bidding Starting At $300 Million
Richard / Apogee Weblog: Is Business.com Worth $400 Million?
Briansolis / bub.blicio.us: Business.com is bub.blicio.us
Nick ONeill / The Webpreneur: A DOMAIN WORTH $400 MILLION
Martin Veitch / Inquirer: Business.com put up for sale
Adario Strange / Epicenter:
Domain Madness: Business.com For $400 Million? — The wires are buzzing with talk that the Business.com domain currently up for sale could go for a historic price. Even The Wall Street Journal has weighed in saying the domain could fetch $400 million. The idea that the right dot com name …
Discussion: Search Engine Journal, Todd Watson, Jim Kukral and textually.org
Ashkan Karbasfrooshan / HipMojo.com:
Business.com on the Auction Block? — This morning I woke up and got a bad feeling that we were back in crazy times. The WSJ ran a story about how Business.com was about to get the last laugh in a sale of the company for $300-400M. Insanity, I thought. After all, insanity means doing …
Jeff Jones / Jeff Jones's blog:
Windows Vista - 6 Month Vulnerability Report — I was somewhat surprised (but pleased) at the level of interest back when I published my Windows Vista - 90 Day Vulnerability Report. It was about the earliest span of time I thought might give us some indicators, and the indicators did look good.
Discussion: Engadget, Hardware 2.0, Computerworld, Jeremy's Blog, TechBlog, The Tech Report, Bink.nu, Windows Vista Team Blog and Windows-Now.com
Thomas Ricker / Engadget: Report: Vista more secure than OS X and Linux
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0: Windows vs. Mac vs. Linux - Which is more secure?
Robert McMillan / Computerworld: Microsoft better at patching XP than Vista?
Cyril Kowaliski / The Tech Report: Vista is more secure than Linux, MacOS X, says MS
Sumeethevans / Bink.nu: Vista is still the most secure OS to date.
Austin Wilson / Windows Vista Team Blog: Windows Vista Security at 180 Days
Robert McLaws / Windows-Now.com: Windows Vista Six-Month Vulnerability Report
Ryan Naraine / Zero Day:
Flaw counting comparisons useful but fall short of true picture — The Windows vs Linux security report card that I wrote about from TechEd two weeks ago is officially out and Microsoft has stepped up its PR campaign to argue that Windows Vista has a "lower vulnerability fix and disclosure rate" than competitive Linux distributions.
Discussion: Todd Bishop's Microsoft Blog
Lisa Vaas / eWEEK.com: MS: Vista More Secure than Linux, Mac OS X
Tom Sanders / vnunet:
Vista 'more secure than OS X and Linux'
Vista 'more secure than OS X and Linux'
Discussion: The Boy Genius Report
Gregory Kling / The Boy Genius Report: Vista more secure than OSX and Linux?
Hiawatha Bray / Boston Globe:
Canceling iPhone service early will cost $175 — AT&T: Fee covers more than just the new device — AT&T Inc. has spent $50 million to beef up its relatively slow wireless network in anticipation of the heightened activity expected to follow the iPhone's debut next week …
Discussion: Ars Technica, Consumerist and MacRumors
Nate Lanxon / CNET News.com:
Creative Zen Stone Plus: The good gets better — It's the morning after the night before at Crave, but we're pleased to hear not everyone feels as rough and partied out as we do. Creative is on the ball, today revealing the Zen Stone Plus. — We were were happy to see the Stone on paper …
Discussion: PC World
Creative TravelSound ZEN Stone
Creative TravelSound ZEN Stone
Discussion: Ubergizmo, CNET News.com and CrunchGear
Mike Yamamoto / CNET News.com: Zen Stone gets a cozy set of speakers
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: Creative TravelSound Zen Stone Mini Speakers: Call Me Crazy …
Arn / MacRumors:
Apple iPhone Displays at Apple Stores (and AT&T Stores) [Updatedx3] — It appears that Apple iPhone displays are going up at Apple Stores. TUAW noted that a "large, covered rectangular display" appeared at the 5th Avenue Apple Store last night. They've also posted a small gallery of images of the shrouded display.
Discussion: The Unofficial Apple Weblog, Blackfriars' Marketing, I4U News and Engadget
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Giant iPhones appear in Apple Stores
Ryan Block / Engadget: Tired of iPhone and/or Apple news on Engadget?
David Bercovich / Official Google Enterprise Blog:
Google Sells Hardware? — The first time people learn about the Google Search Appliance, they often remark, 'I didn't know Google makes hardware.' Actually, to power the millions of searches and other products, Google builds and deploys LOTS of servers in datacenters all over the world.
Discussion: Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim and WebProNews
Doug Caverly / WebProNews: Google Gets Dell To Manufacture Search Appliance
Internet Stocks on Seeking Alpha:
Yahoo/eBay Merger Case Strengthened By Semel Departure — Tim Poulus submits: I believe all the turmoil around Yahoo! (YHOO) following CEO Terry Semel's resignation fortifies the case for a merger with eBay (EBAY), which I defended before. — Keep in mind that Google (GOOG) is the perennial enemy to both.
Discussion: HipMojo.com, Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim and Threadwatch.org
Ashkan Karbasfrooshan / HipMojo.com: Yahoo!/eBay Actually Makes Sense, but Won't Happen
DaveN / Threadwatch.org: Yahoo and Ebay to merge
Justin Smith / Inside Facebook:
"I have 250,000 users, now what?" — Craig Ulliott is a web developer in Philadelphia, PA, USA. 3 weeks ago, he built the Where I've Been Facebook application, which lets you create a map for your profile page showing visitors where you've traveled. Cool experiment, right?
Discussion: Futuristic Play, Insider Chatter and The Next Net
Andrew Chen / Futuristic Play: How much is a Facebook user worth, anyway?
Donna Bogatin / Insider Chatter: How Facebook IS the Next Google
Erick Schonfeld / The Next Net: The Facebook Economy
Will Yahoo's board also get a makeover? — news analysis After months of criticism, Terry Semel is gone from the corner office at Yahoo, and Jerry Yang is finally back to running the company he co-founded. — But in the aftermath of the executive shakeup at the Internet's No. 2 search site …
Discussion: Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim
Andrew Lim / CNET News.com:
Swap my mobile phone for a million pounds? No way! — This might seem hard to believe, but according to research carried out by the Carphone Warehouse and the London School of Economics, one in three people aged 16 to 24 would not give up their mobile phone for a million pounds.
Discussion: Gadget Lab
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: British Kids Wouldn't Swap Their Phones for One Million Pounds
Ryan Paul / Ars Technica:
Mono Silverlight implementation emerges after epic hackathon — After 20 days of "intense" programming, Novell's Mono development team has successfully produced a functioning prototype of Moonlight, an open-source Mono-based implementation of Microsoft's Silverlight rich-media application development framework.
Discussion: i am pleased precariously and Inquirer
Toshok / i am pleased precariously: moonlight — By now all my friends have heard of the late nights …
Martin Veitch / Inquirer: Silverlight to go on Linux — Thanks to Mono sprint/marathon
Joshua Cohen / Google News Blog:
All the news that fits — Welcome to our first post on this new Google News Blog! You may be asking why there's another Google blog - and why the focus on Google News? Believe it or not, the answer is not just because we've got a free account from Blogger. Let me explain.
David A. Utter / WebProNews: Extra, Extra, Google News Gets A Blog
Todd Zeigler / The Bivings Report:
Ron Paul and Distributed Online Campaigning — In all the talk about the Ron Paul online machine, there has been very little discussion of his actual campaign website, which has recently undergone a facelift. His approach is novel. Instead of building an infrastructure on his own campaign website …
Venkatesh / Manthan: Ron Paul on Youtube, Myspace and Web2.0 surge