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IE9 launches at SXSWi

Mar 11, 2011
The techy hipster Woodstock is not the kind of place you'd expect to see Microsoft doing a whole lot. It's kind of like your dad crashing a rave....
Posted In: business, internet explorer, Microsoft, search, sxsw, Web Culture

Amazon affiliate program ends in Illinois

Mar 11, 2011
The mega retailer is closing down its affiliate program in the state of Illinois after Governor Pat Quinn signed into law a bill that would require...
Posted In: Amazon, business, government, Law, Taxes, Web Culture

AOL layoffs happening today

Mar 10, 2011
Hundreds of AOL employees both in the US and in India will be laid off today, according to Kara Swisher of All Things D. The cuts will be mostly ...
Posted In: aol, business, huffington, Web Culture

You can now take a stroll down Memolane

Mar 9, 2011
It's a new start up based in San Francisco and Denmark. Here's how it works. Users can allow Memolane to troll accounts on Facebook, Twitter,...
Posted In: Entertainment, Facebook, flickr, foursquare, Twitter, Web Culture, YouTube

Zite! Yep, another nonsense dot com word to learn.

Mar 9, 2011
Zite is a personalized magazine app for iPad that pulls from your Twitter feed and/or your Google Reader to create a magazine based on stuff you...
Posted In: Entertainment, gadgets, iPad, iPad 2, Web Culture, zite, zune

Google gets behind Nelson Mandela project

Mar 9, 2011
On Tuesday, Google said it would give $1.25 million to the Nelson Mandela Center of Memory to put photographs, letters and other documents online....
Posted In: Google, search, Web Culture, world

Global Network Initiative is withering on the vine

Mar 7, 2011
Three years ago, Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft signed on to a code of conduct designed to protect free speech and protect privacy online. The Global...
Posted In: Egypt, Facebook, Google, government, Microsoft, privacy, social media, Twitter, Web Culture, Yahoo

Microsoft tries to kill Internet Explorer 6

Mar 7, 2011
Wait, didn't Microsoft MAKE Internet Explorer 6? Indeed they did but it's a pretty old product and a really bad one. IE6 was first released back in...
Posted In: business, can't kill the beast, internet explorer, Microsoft, privacy, security, stabbed it with their steely knives, Web Culture

Twitter makes changes that screws things up for researchers

Mar 4, 2011
Twitter is changing its terms of service. Might not make a big difference to you and me as we tweet about the tv show we're watching or what we're...
Posted In: Entertainment, research, social media, Twitter, Web Culture

Augmented reality games for kids

Mar 4, 2011
PBS is working on a project to design augmented reality games for kids four or five years old. ...
Posted In: Entertainment, games, pbs, social media, Web Culture

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