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Amazon selling Wikileaks e-book

Dec 9, 2010
Amazon's UK store is selling an e-book containing excerpts from the recent Wikileaks cables. This after Amazon kicked Wikileaks off the Amazon...
Posted In: Amazon, business, ice cream castles in the air, Kindle, Law, Web Culture, wikileaks

Twitter partners with African telcoms to provide alternative to SMS

Dec 9, 2010
This is cool. Twitter has teamed up with MTN Cameroon, a mobile communications company in that country to provide a way to cut costs for messaging....
Posted In: sms, text messages, Twitter, Web Culture, world

Amazon next on Operation Payback's list

Dec 9, 2010
This will be interesting to watch. About two hours ago, the Operation Payback Twitter account tweeted: "TARGET: WWW.AMAZON.COM LOCKED ON!!!"....
Posted In: Amazon, business, DDoS, Law, operation payback, Web Culture, wikileaks

Civil War photos - what's going on here?

Dec 7, 2010
Our Wednesday show is about the effort to identify people and locations in new photos released by the Library of Congress. They've put ...
Posted In: flickr, history, photography, Web Culture

Google Wave lives!

Dec 7, 2010
Except now it's going to be called Apache Wave. Google gifted Wave to the Apache Software Foundation's Incubator program. Apache is a non profit...
Posted In: apache, Google, search, wave, Web Culture

Amazon launches DNS service

Dec 6, 2010
Okay, so this is some geek chow but it's interesting to follow for those interested in where Amazon is going. They've introduced Domain Name...
Posted In: Amazon, business, flickr, search, Web Culture

"No one is cutting the cable cord," says cable network whose existence depends on no one cutting the cable cord

Dec 6, 2010
ESPN says it dug through Neilsen data and found that only .26 percent of cable customers have canceled in the last three months in favor of going...
Posted In: business, cable, Entertainment, tv, Web Culture

Today's phrase to freak you out: history sniffing

Dec 6, 2010
Lawsuits are being brought as dozens of websites are found to have been engaged in the practice of "history sniffing". This is when you visit a...
Posted In: business, fear, history sniffing, privacy, Web Culture

Onlive offers all-you-can-eat

Dec 3, 2010
We told you about Onlive a week or two ago. It's a cloud based video game system where you can play games without having to worry about having the...
Posted In: Entertainment, games, netflix, onlive, Web Culture

Google Editions

Dec 1, 2010
Google's long awaited e-book store is getting set to finally launch before the end of the year, according to the Wall Street Journal, quoting Scott...
Posted In: business, cool it now, gadgets, Google, search, Web Culture, you're gonna lose control

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