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Skype goes down

Dec 23, 2010
The popular internet telephony service crashed hard yesterday, booting millions of users offline. As of today, the service is staggering back to...
Posted In: business, skype

Microsoft to launch new OS for tablets and mobile

Dec 22, 2010
It always seemed a little odd to me that Microsoft was said to be launching new tablets that ran on the same year-old operating system that they...
Posted In: apple, business, gadgets, iPad, manufacturing, Microsoft, tablets

Google Car Alarm Kind Of

Dec 21, 2010
Google is displaying security warnings in its search results. If your results include pages that have been hacked you'll see a message saying "this...
Posted In: business, Google, privacy, search

Mechanical Turk is 40.92% spam generators

Dec 20, 2010
This according to researchers at NYU. They investigated all new HIT requesters on Amazon's Mechanical Turk site for September and October ...
Posted In: Amazon, business, mechanical turk, privacy, spam, Web Culture

Facebook as retailer

Dec 20, 2010
Business Week says Facebook is about to make a major push into retail, partnering up with small companies and big companies to sell stuff on the...
Posted In: business, Facebook, Google, social media

Google asks partners to delay Google TV products

Dec 20, 2010
Yikes. Google TV was supposed to be making an enormous splash at next month's Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas but now Google is asking TV...
Posted In: business, Entertainment, Google, google tv, manufacturing, search

YouTube to get into the content creation biz?

Dec 16, 2010
Interesting article in the New York Times cites anonymous sources that YouTube may be acquiring a company called Next New Networks (catchy and...
Posted In: business, Entertainment, Google, google tv, ringo!, search, social media, Web Culture, YouTube

Tons of new things on Bing

Dec 15, 2010
I'm going to punt over to Danny Sullivan over at Search Engine Land to give you the full rundown of new Bing features. There's a lot of them. More...
Posted In: bing, business, Facebook, Microsoft, search, social media

Google TV update

Dec 15, 2010
That's the thing when you're web-based, you can keep offering updates. New Google TV update lets you add new Netflix DVDs to your queue and use...
Posted In: android, business, Entertainment, gadgets, Google, google tv, iPhone, netflix, search

Comcast takeover of NBCU still being hammered out

Dec 15, 2010
It seems like forever ago that we first heard about Comcast's intentions to buy NBC Universal. Now comes word that the deal could be approved by...
Posted In: business, Comcast, Entertainment, government, kabletown, Law, NBC, policy

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