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Dance of the blips

Loopt, Inc and Sprint Nextel (the cellular carrier) have announced a provocative new service that "scans" a 25-mile radius around you and supplies a real-time map of your buddies' locations. It's symmetrical, of course: If you can see someone, that someone can see you.

February 4, 2007 by Ed Gottsman

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What to do on SuperBowl Sunday

The SuperBowl is one of those events, like the Academy Awards, that sucks up most of the oxygen in the air. For me, SuperBowl Sunday is a good time to read a book, go for a hike or...

February 4, 2007 by Dan Farber

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U.S. Daylight Saving time shift poses a risk for IT

A change federal Energy Policy Act of 2005, which moved the start of Daylight Saving Time back from the first Sunday in April to the second Sunday in March and moved up the return of standard time to the first Sunday in November, to conserve on energy use might have echoes of the Y2k problem, Computerworld reports in an article, "Daylight Saving Time: When clocks spring forward this year, will IT fall down?

February 2, 2007 by Dan Farber

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YouTube takes a Viacom hit; more blows likely

The underpinnings of YouTube's business model may have taken a hit when Viacom ordered Google's video darling to pull 100,000 of its unauthorized clips. Viacom said in a statement: "It has become clear that YouTube is unwilling to come to a fair market agreement that would make Viacom content available to YouTube users.

February 2, 2007 by

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