Wired News: Technorati: A New Public Utility

Wired News: Technorati: A New Public Utility An excellent insight into Technorati and the emergence of the blogs. Also, Mr. Penenberg points out that the mainstream media and blogosphere are becoming quite dependent on each other. These don’t need to be competetive institutions. They are quite complementary.

Wireless, Palms & PDAs – bizjournals.com

Wireless, Palms & PDAs – bizjournals.com More on the Blackberry plight. I’m pretty convinced that there won’t be a service shut-down. NTP has a lot to gain by letting RIM keep selling, and RIM has the world to lose if they screw up again with this. Besides whatever losses they would incur with the NTP Read More …

Software Notebook: Hotmail successor in works

Software Notebook: Hotmail successor in works The next wave in the web-based email wars. Both Yahoo and MSN have some interesting ideas, and are solidly positioning themselves to hold their leads against gmail. The most interesting idea presented was the use of RSS feeds within the new email programs. Sounds somewhat like good ol’ Usenet. Read More …

Is the Web Killing the Newspaper Industry

Is the Web Killing the Newspaper Industry? – WXP News Deb Shinder, editor of WinXPNews (if you use Windows XP, you should subscribe), is right one with her article. The web is often blamed for the slow demise of newspapers. However, the current level of subsciber decreases tracks with a 20 year trend. The real Read More …

What’s Holding Back the Digital Living Room?

What’s Holding Back the Digital Living Room? – New York Times I’m a fan of David Pogue of the New York Times and Missing Manual fame. There are some interesting points he brings up here. However, the main reason I think that the digital living room hasn’t taken off has been bandwidth. Steve Jobs believed Read More …