Speaking at the Building Blocks conference in San Jose today, Digg founder and chief architect Kevin Rose described his site as a "crazy madhouse of news flying around, 100 percent user powered." The Digg madhouse isn't yet a crazy quilt of ads aimed at increasing revenue, he noted when asked about getting to profitability.
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Oliver Luckett, a Revver co-founder and senior-vice president of network development, said his company plans to open up its APIs, which connect video owners with advertising. Speaking at the Building Blocks conference.
IDG New Service's Steven Schwanker reports: Lenovo Group announced on Tuesday the availability of the ThinkPad T60p, its first laptop computer preloaded with the Linux operating system.....The new ThinkPad will use Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10....
Charles Babcock published his take on the greatest software ever written. As he says, most people have an opinion, but sitting down and doing an evaluation isn't so easy.
What do Monster Technology's Paul Neilson (CIO), Dunkin' Brands' Rick Broughton, (Director, IT Strategy), MIT's Jerry Grochow (VP of IS), COX New...
Norway-based Trolltech is demonstrating what it calls the first fully reprogrammable handset in hopes of luring phone designers looking to stay with the pace of innovation. But is staying with the pace of innovation the problem?
Have you ever received that one spam that just pushed you over the edge, making you want to track the spammer down and give him or her a piece of your mind? Earlier this month, I got spammed by Loyalty Solutions, which is apparently a subsidiary of Optimus Companies.
Rich Green, Sun EVP for software, used the Linux World conference as the stage to update the story of Java's journey into the world of open source. It's part of the open sourcing of the entire Sun portfolio.
Via Slashdot comes this story from The Independent: Search engine giant Google, known for its mantra "don't be evil", has fired off a series of legal letters to media organisations, warning them against using its name as a verb....In June, Google won a place in the Oxford English Dictionary, while "to google", with a lower case "g", was included last month in Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, America's leading reference book....
Another small businessperson who is being bullied by Apple's lawyers for the use of the word "pod" in her trademark has come out of the woodwork.Meet 53 year-old self-employed Terry Wilson from New Jersey.