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What's hot for the Web in 2007

Richard MacManus and friends came up with a list of trends that will dominate the Web in 2007. Here are the Web trends, which don't include any clunkers, but some of the so-called trends are more embryonic than others.

December 19, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Walt Mossberg: What's hot, what's not in gadgets

For you late holiday shoppers, Walt Mossberg, The Wall Street Journal's personal technology columnist, shows me an assortment of new gadgets, including the Microsoft Zune, an HDTV receiver for the computer, a bunch of iPod accessories and Samsung's new BlackJack cell phone.

December 19, 2006 by Dan Farber

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2006: The year in pictures

I put together a slide show with some of my photos taken throughout the year at various events. The collection is somewhat random and I'll probably add a few more as they surface from deep within my hard disk.

December 19, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Bill Gates stumps for robotic future

Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates lays out the robotic future in the cover story of January's Scientific American magazine, which has a C-3PO type robot on the cover. In the story, Gates argues that the robot industry is akin to the PC industry 30 years ago.

December 19, 2006 by

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Akamai lands PlayStation, Wii networks

Akamai has added two heavy hitters to its customer roster. On Tuesday, Akamai's Japan unit said that its technology will be adopted as a content delivery platform for Sony's PlayStation Network, an online service for the PlayStation 3.

December 19, 2006 by

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Oracle eyes vertical warfare; search gains

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison is banking on two things for the future growth in the company's applications business: Winning battles among various verticals such as retail and telecom billing and betting heavily on search. Oracle, which reported second quarter earnings earlier today, projected third quarter results in line with current expectations of earnings of 22 cents a share on sales of $4.

December 18, 2006 by

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