Lendle goes back up

Mar 23, 2011
Not sure what's going on with Amazon and Lendle at this point. No one's talking. But the Kindle book lending site called Lendle (get it?) is back...
Posted In: Amazon, business, Entertainment, Kindle, lendle

Verizon CEO won't bother opposing AT&T - T-Mobile deal, won't bother buying Sprint

Mar 22, 2011
Verizon Wireless CEO Daniel Mead was interviewed by Reuters and said he won't lobby against the proposed merger of his two competitors because...
Posted In: AT&T, business, government, Sprint, T-Mobile

Sprint teams up with Google

Mar 21, 2011
Sprint may not be happy with the news about AT&T and T-Mobile, but the company has news of its own to make today. Sprint and Google announced a...
Posted In: business, gadgets, Google, Google Voice, phones, Sprint

Lots of folks in Washington not too sure about AT&T and T-Mobile

Mar 21, 2011
Not surprisingly, public interest groups are not excited about the AT&T-Mobile news. Public Knowledge President Gigi Sohn said last night "We...
Posted In: AT&T, business, Congress, T-Mobile

Facebook and "the right to be forgotten"

Mar 17, 2011
A new law being sought by the European Union would demand that websites permanently delete all data held about a user if that user requests that...
Posted In: business, EU, European Union, Facebook, Google, privacy, social media, Web Culture

Nerd contest aims to predict when people will go to the hospital

Mar 16, 2011
California physicians group Heritage Provider Network Inc. is holding a contest to find an algorithm that can "best predict when people are likely...
Posted In: business, geek chow, Health

LA Times switches to Facebook comments

Mar 16, 2011
The paper is just the latest major web presence to abandon its own commenting system in favor of just importing commenting functionality from Face...
Posted In: business, comments, Facebook, newspapers, social media, Web Culture

Zediva has new movies, low prices, legal questions

Mar 16, 2011
A web service called Zediva is offering rentals of new release movies before Netflix or Redbox. For only $1.99, you can watch the movie on your co...
Posted In: business, Entertainment, Law, netflix, Redbox

Twitter adds https option

Mar 16, 2011
Twitter has joined Facebook and a few other sites in offering a higher level of security for users. Twitter users can now opt for https setting on...
Posted In: business, Facebook, firesheep, https, privacy, security, Twitter

Facebook is showing baseball games

Mar 16, 2011
Yeah, sure, because why not? They already have social media, Batman movies, geolocation, games, email, and other stuff. Baseball? Sure, hell, sla...
Posted In: baseball, business, Entertainment, Facebook, social media