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Latest Posts

Surveillance and YouTube

Recently, a Brazilian businessman working in Cologne got an emergency call from his home security system. The man connected to his home's webcam via his laptop and watched as a burglar stood in his bedroom, trying on his clothes.

February 21, 2007 by Ed Gottsman

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Edgeio launches classified platform for the masses

Edgeio started out as classified marketplace for the blogging masses a year ago, where bloggers post items they want to sell on their blogs, tag them as "listing," and then Edgeio's crawler plucks and indexes them on

February 20, 2007 by Dan Farber


In software services we trust?

Practically everyday you read about a service outage from one of the popular online services. The latest was last night, when Flickr was out of service for a few hours (see below).

February 20, 2007 by Dan Farber

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Kindness in a box

Sindan Electrical Trading (SET) will soon launch its RoadBOX driving recorder in Dubai, UAE. It's a windshield-mounted videocamera that can sense sudden decelerations--as when you brake hard or hit something.

February 20, 2007 by Ed Gottsman