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Latest Posts

Why Microhoo: To stop the Google machine

I am on the conference call with Steve Ballmer (CEO), Chris Liddell (CFO), Kevin Johnson (President PSD), and Ray Ozzie (Chief Software Architect). Chairman Bill Gates is sitting this one out, a sign of his pending departure from the day-to-day grind in Redmond.

January 31, 2008 by Dan Farber


Ohmigod! Social networkers just can't take it any more!

Guest post: Chris Matyszczyk parses the latest numbers from ComScore on social network activity.While looking for something that amused me and stopped me from replying to the likeness quiz invitation (and seventy others) from lonely Japanese friends on Facebook, I stumbled upon some numbers from ComScore via Creative Capital.

January 31, 2008 by Chris Matyszczyk


How resilient are the Internet pipes?

The majority of Internet and international telephone traffic travels goes under the sea. When two submarine cables in the Mediterranean Sea were cut (most likely by ship anchors) on Wednesday, Internet connectivity in the Middle East and in parts of Asia cratered.

January 30, 2008 by Dan Farber