Notable headlines:Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft inks more Novell-like patent-infringement deals.Larry Dignan: Can multimedia make thin clients in (finally)?
The most interesting thing this use of blogging as a communications medium signifiesis that people are using the technology to bypass the business processes adhering to traditional communications channels.
Just a quicky to round off the weekend: I thoroughly enjoyed this post -- via the ever-entertaining MetaFilter group blog.It describes, in the words of participant Eugeniusz Pazderski, how a group of radio astronomers working in Poland during the early days of the Solidarity resistance movement managed to subvert the state TV station by putting their own message on top of the official programming.
Florida beefed up its reputation for getting tough on Internet predators, as the state Legislature unanimously approved a bill that sets a maximum 15-year prison term for contacting a child online and attempting to meet the child for sexual purposes, says the Tallahassee Democrat. Attorney General Bill McCollum and Leon County Sheriff Larry Campbell, head of the Florida Sheriffs Association, praised lawmakers for fast action on the proposal.
Part 3: My patience is being tested...
Hewlett-Packard has unveiled two Designjet printers aimed at the technical design market, and a device for high-speed document scanning.
This morning, BlackBerry announced its intent to become more interoperable with rival OS Windows Mobile.That's because of a new software applications suite due "later this year" that will enable third-party devices (i.
Once upon a time, the Independent was a serious newspaper, taking serious stands on serious issues.Then, noticing that it wasn't selling very well, it hit upon the idea that it could attract more readers by sacking half its editorial staff.
"Welcome to 1984, folks. It's been a bit delayed, but we're getting there." So said John Naughton, a British journalist writing about Google's gigantic new data farms. But Naughton is wrong. 1984 hasn't been delayed. It's already available from AT&T -- and it only costs $9.99 a month.
As promised, salesforce.com is unbundling its Apex development platform from its CRM suite of applications.
NEC Corp. thinks it has found a way to finally usher in the era of thin clients--bring enhanced multimedia capabilities to the devices.
I am a traveling man, but was able to rig up a mobile setup and record MobileTechRoundup show #97 with Kevin and James. We chatted a bit about Kevin and his MacBook Pro issues, James getting an Apple AirPort Extreme, more thoughts on the Nokia N95, tethering the N800 via Bluetooth to a T-Mobile Dash as a modem and many more thoughts on the N800 that James and I are quite enthusiast about. Kevin also posed the question about what we must have when mobile so listen to the show and find out what we think is essential.
And cut to London, where I'm drinking coffee and listening to Radio 4 in the garden on a sunny Sunday afternoon. Beijing seems much further away than ten hours in the back of a charmingly vintage 747 watching a Michael Caine movie dubbed into German with Chinese subtitles.
Google is shrugging off the $1 billion "massive copyright infringement" Viacom lawsuit against YouTube.Will Google be as cavalier if antitrust and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) legal initiatives against the announced DoubleClick acquisition proceed as well?
Facebook has added a number of enhancements to its 'status' functionality which include features which are strikingly similar to the micro-blogging service, Twitter.
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