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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

Whither Flickr

Jan 31, 2011
The New York Times has a think piece about the possibly bleak future of the Yahoo-Flickr partnership. Traffic on the site is down, which, combined...
Posted In: Facebook, flickr, photography, social media, someone's grandma's got a gun, Web Culture, Yahoo

Does Google favor its own results?

Jan 20, 2011
"Google typically claims that its results are "algorithmically-generated", "objective", and "never manipulated." Google asks the public to belie...
Posted In: bing, Google, search, Yahoo

Geek Chow: Facebook, Google, and Yahoo to change the way they run web addresses. For a day.

Jan 14, 2011
It seems we're running out of web addresses and unless something is done, we'll have used them all up by November. Not URLs, mind you, there are...
Posted In: business, Facebook, geek chow, Google, policy, Yahoo

What if Yahoo of all people is the one to get web TV right?

Jan 12, 2011
We've been cringing along with Google for a few months now as their Google TV product flounders and flops around. Apple TV is selling well but is...
Posted In: apple, Entertainment, gadgets, Google, search, tv, Web Culture, Yahoo

Paul Allen renews lawsuit against everyone everywhere for doing everything

Dec 29, 2010
The Microsoft co-founder has been actively suing the following companies for a while now: Apple, Google, Facebook, eBay, AOL, Netflix, Yahoo,...
Posted In: aol, apple, business, ebay, Google, government, Law, netflix, paul allen, Yahoo

How Flickr missed the boat that Instagram caught

Dec 27, 2010
Instagram is one of the hottest new social media platforms out there. It's all about photo sharing, super easy to use your iPhone to take pictures,...
Posted In: flickr, instagram, social media, Web Culture, Yahoo

"Change your password" - everyone

Dec 14, 2010
The security breach at Gawker Media we told you about yesterday continues to have ripple effects on other sites. That's because so many people use...
Posted In: Entertainment, linkedin, swordfish, Web Culture, Yahoo

COICA gets out of committee

Nov 18, 2010
The Senate Judiciary Committee has passed the Combating Online Infringement and Copyright Act. The bill would allow the US Attorney General to go...
Posted In: Amazon, business, COICA, Congress, ebay, Google, Law, Web Culture, Wikipedia, Yahoo

"WE WILL OWN YOU" - Facebook (predictive paraphrase)

Nov 12, 2010
You'll be able to give out your email as name@facebook.com....
Posted In: aol, business, email, Facebook, Gmail, Google, Microsoft, office, social media, Web Culture, Yahoo

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