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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

Big time Googler leaves for Facebook

Nov 1, 2010
Back when the ill-fated Google Wave was launched, one of the stars of the video announcement was Wave's developer Lars Rasmussen. He was a big deal...
Posted In: business, Facebook, Google, search, wave, zuckerberg

Verizon to pay the FCC and customers

Oct 28, 2010
I'm not really sure how much of a difference $25 million makes to a company like Verizon (they'll probably make that in the opening seconds of the...
Posted In: business, fcc, gadgets, government, iPhone, Law, Verizon

Chatroulette's new redirection

Oct 28, 2010
While the novelty of Chatroulette has worn off and traffic is down from a few months ago, the site is still popular. And riddled with penises. So...
Posted In: business, chatroulette, Entertainment, Web Culture

Limewire, which still exists, gets disabled

Oct 27, 2010
The file sharing site has been battling lawsuits from the recording industry for years now but was finally disabled after a court injunction from...
Posted In: business, Entertainment, Law, limewire

Bananas pay wall in New York paper

Oct 26, 2010
Boing Boing flagged this rather alarmist approach on the part of an upstate New York newspaper to monetizing their online edition: threats! The...
Posted In: business, Law, paywalls, Web Culture

Amazon loves Kindles, hates quantifying

Oct 26, 2010
Amazon.com is hoping to take a little of the shine off today's expected announcement of Barnes & Noble's Nook Color. Amazon says that they sold...
Posted In: Amazon, barnes & noble, business, gadgets, Kindle, Nook

Indicator Bashing

Oct 22, 2010
State Line. (David Brancaccio, 2010)...
Posted In: business, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, Forbes, maine, picture this

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