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Google gives free Wi-Fi on some flights

Nov 8, 2010
If you're flying on Air Tran, Delta, or Virgin America this holiday season, we have some good news and some bad news. Good news: free Wi-Fi,...
Posted In: business, Google, search, Transportation, wifi

Head to Kazakhstan, entrepreneurs

Nov 4, 2010
This final note today, following up on our story about the Human Development Index and how the U.S. is slipping. The World Bank came out with its...
Posted In: business, Kazakhstan, World Bank, world economies

Google to pay huge settlement, you to not get any

Nov 3, 2010
When Google launched Google Buzz there were some glaring privacy holes in it. They were trying to set up the next big social network and so...
Posted In: business, buzz, Gmail, Google, Law, search, social media

Facebook wants to eat Foursquare

Nov 3, 2010
Count me as one of the many people who think that the only significant thing announced at today's Facebook event was the Deals program. It provide...
Posted In: business, Entertainment, Facebook, foursquare, geolocation, search, social media, Web Culture

Apple to triple the length of song samples on iTunes

Nov 3, 2010
Apple hopes that it leads to more songs being sold (I would think that would depend on the band, a song might sound great for half a minute but...
Posted In: apple, business, Entertainment, itunes, Web Culture

Facebook event today

Nov 3, 2010
Scheduled for 10:30am pacific at the company headquarters. The invitation says to "please join us for a mobile event" and has an illustration of...
Posted In: business, Facebook, social media, whatever

Twitter inserts ads into your tweetstream

Nov 2, 2010
And really, it's pretty painful anytime anyone inserts ANYTHING into your tweetstream....
Posted In: business, social media, Twitter, Web Culture

Send an Amazon gift card to someone's Facebook wall because you love sadness

Nov 2, 2010
Now you can buy someone a gift card that isn't really a card, just a credit at Amazon, really, and have it sent straight to their Facebook. It...
Posted In: Amazon, business, Entertainment, Facebook, sadness, social media, Web Culture

Microsoft allows Gmail in Hotmail

Nov 2, 2010
Which is weird. So now if you're on Hotmail, you can import the contents of your Gmail account or your Yahoo account into your Hotmail interface....
Posted In: business, Google, hotmail. gmail, Microsoft, social media, Web Culture, Yahoo

Facebook user data sold

Nov 1, 2010
On Friday, Facebook posted on their developers' blog updating their most recent privacy breach - the one in which the company was sharing user IDs...
Posted In: business, Facebook, privacy

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