Chinese military hacked into Pentagon — By Demetri Sevastopulo in Washington and Richard McGregor in Beijing — The Chinese military hacked into a Pentagon computer network in June in the most successful cyber attack on the US defence department, say American officials.
Discussion: GigaOM, Ars Technica, Mashable!, Threat Chaos, Boing Boing and Digg
Wagner James Au / GigaOM: How China's Great Firewall hurts China's tech industry
Nate Anderson / Ars Technica: Pentagon hacked, Chinese Army suspected: report
Kristen Nicole / Mashable!: U.S. Pentagon Hacked by Chinese Military
Richard Stiennon / Threat Chaos: China getting uppity
Analyst: Chinese Face Spy Scandal Fallout — A report suggesting that the Chinese military has hacked into German government computers could have a negative impact on the prospects in Western markets of Chinese equipment vendors Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. and ZTE Corp. (Shenzhen: 000063 …
Discussion: GigaOM, Financial Times and The Raw Feed
Om Malik / GigaOM: Blocked by Great Firewall & We Don't Care
Demetri Sevastopulo / Financial Times: Beware: enemy attacks in cyberspace
Steve / The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs:
A boring rant — In the interest of keeping items brief I've cut the previous post and put the boring stuff here. Enjoy. Or don't enjoy, as the case may be. Skip over it. Whatever. — It's not just Disney and ABC that are out of touch. Look at the management team at NBC Universal.
Discussion: HipMojo.com and O'Reilly Radar
Ashkan Karbasfrooshan / HipMojo.com: Part 1: Macro - Why TV Video Does not Stand a Chance Against Web Video
Nat Torkington / O'Reilly Radar: Great Blend: The Future of Media
David Chartier / Ars Technica:
Mozilla keeps Eudora alive, releases new version based on Thunderbird — The Eudora team might have called it quits on commercial aspirations and released the product as open source some time ago, but that doesn't mean you should get the trash bin out just yet.
Discussion: TechCrunch, TechBlog and The Unofficial Apple Weblog
Duncan Riley / TechCrunch: Mozilla Revives Eudora...You Remember Eudora, Don't You?
Tony Ruscoe / Google Blogoscoped:
Jotspot Coming to Google Apps as Google Wiki? — Since acquiring Jotspot last October, Google has been busy working on integrating the wiki service into its infrastructure. — In April this year, Jotspot's help and support pages moved to Google and a few months later Dave Girouard mentioned …
Discussion: Read/WriteWeb, TechCrunch, Hightouch, Profy.Com, Mashable!, Insider Chatter and Digg
Josh Catone / Read/WriteWeb: Coming Soon to a Google Apps Near You: Wikis
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch: Google Wiki Prepares To Launch
Kevin Gamble / Hightouch: Google wiki coming soon?
Michael Garrett / Profy.Com: Will JotSpot Become Google Wiki?
Kristen Nicole / Mashable!: Google To Launch Google Wiki
Ionut Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
Google Presentations and JotSpot Could Be Available Next Week — Google will participate at the Office 2.0 Conference that takes place next week in San Francisco. Jonathan Rochelle, Product Manager at Google Spreadsheets, will be there: — "Almost a year ago - it was October 10-11 …
Discussion: Geek Speaker, ben barren, Squash, Googling Google, Zoli's Blog, bub.blicio.us and JR says
Redbarren / ben barren: Wiki Full or Free, Goog Give me Jotspot Back.
Phil Sim / Squash: Google Wiki will be a dissapointment
Garett Rogers / Googling Google: Get ready for JotSpot in Google Docs
Zoli Erdos / Zoli's Blog: JotSpot...Gspot ... Google Wiki
Brian Solis / bub.blicio.us: ContactOffice to Launch at Office 2.0 Conference
Rea Maor / Geeks and Technology:
7 Reasons Why Microsoft is DOOMED! — Not this year, not next year... but soon - almost certainly by the next decade. — #1. Their business model is a dead-end. - Back when Microsoft first started business in 1980, software as a commodity was still a fuzzy concept.
Discussion: WinExtra, Brandon LeBlanc, How To Split An Atom and Channel 9
Steven Hodson / WinExtra: YACMID - otherwise known as Yet Another Claim Microsoft Is Dead (or dying)
Steve Spalding / How To Split An Atom: How To Explore Microsoft's Doom
Jack Schofield / Guardian:
Can you digg it? — As the social bookmarking site Digg often proves, mob wisdom is not always right - but it is interesting — Digg.com: the wisdom of crowds? — The internet is big. Really big, as Douglas Adams once said of space. You'd need an army of people to monitor it and find things of interest.
Discussion: TECH.BLORGE.com and Digg
Jonathan Schlaffer / TECH.BLORGE.com: Industry analyst: Digg is not always right
Peteris Krumins / good coders code, great reuse:
Designing Digg Picture Website in a Matter of Hours — I released full source code of the reddit media website (reddit media website generator suite (.zip)). It can now be totally reused with minor modifications to suit the digg for pictures website. — Only the following modifications need to be made:
Discussion: TechCrunch, franticindustries, Mashable! and Digg
Duncan Riley / TechCrunch: Digpicz: The Unofficial Digg Picture Browser
Stan Schroeder / franticindustries: Digg Gets An Unofficial Picture Section, Too
Kristen Nicole / Mashable!: Digg's Missing Pictures Can be Found Here
Pagan Kennedy / New York Times:
A Space for Us — I first ventured onto MySpace this winter. After a few minutes of exploring, I clicked into a profile posted by a girl smashed on vodka. Her photo showed her slumped across her desk, blond hair fanning over her laptop. Here's the most disturbing part of the story …
Discussion: Online Fandom and TeleRead
Nancy Baym / Online Fandom: MySpace: Where Authors Meet Fans
ConsortiumInfo.org The Standards Blog:
If this were any other JTC1 Proposal, the OOXML Vote Would be Over Now — DiggThis Add to Del.icio.us … Public announcements of how P members of ISO have voted on OOXML are now rolling in one at a time, and the trend thus far is meaningfully weighted towards "No with comments."
Nick Farrell / Inquirer: Microsoft accused of more OOXML standards fiddling
ScuttleMonkey / Slashdot: If This Was a Month Ago, OOXML Would Be Over
Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:
MPAA says no to suing movie fans, yes to paying $15,000 for private e-mails — Oh, MPAA, you make it so hard for us to love you. The moment we say a few half-decent things about you and your decision not to start an RIAA-style crusade against noncommercial file-swappers …
Discussion: MarketingVOX and Digg
Ryan Block / Engadget:
The hundred gadget giveaway starts midnight tonight — This one goes out to all the folks who've been waiting ever so patiently to take home some gear in an Engadget giveaway. This week we're giving away over a hundred gadgets, games, swag bags, and the like — including an HDTV, a DSLR …
Discussion: Mobility Site and Digg
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Return Of The Schwag — The true hard core geek/fanboy crowd loved ValleySchwag when it launched in the Spring of 2006. For $15 per month you would receive a package containing tshirts, stickers, pens and other junk that new startups pay a fortune to have created with their logo printed on it.
Josh Catone / Read/WriteWeb: Paying For Schwag Makes a Comeback