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Huffington Post and AOL: The Sleeper has Awakened

Just when you thought AOL was gone and dead, Wham! they hit it with the cardio paddles again, this time with the acquisition of Huffington Post. For just $315 million … Continue reading

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February 6, 2011 · 2 Comments

Facebook “Likes” Could Become NASDAQ of Website Value

With the Facebook F8 developer conference coming up this Wednesday, Facebook PR is trying not to be outdone by last week’s Twitter preshow buzz.  Still, the biggest news coming out of the … Continue reading

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April 19, 2010 · 3 Comments

Revival of Hope in Haiti

Please watch this stunning video, “Singing the Suffering of Haiti“,  shot by Todd Heisler and produced by Jeffery Delviscio of the New York Times. This is both a wrenching look into … Continue reading

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March 6, 2010 · Leave a comment

William Shockley, Controversial Silicon Valley Pioneer was Born 100 Years Ago Today

Silicon Valley itself owes a debt of gratitude to Nobel prize winner William Shockley, who was born 100 years ago today, on February 13, 1910. But don’t be surprised if there’s … Continue reading

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February 13, 2010 · 5 Comments

New York Times Pokes Holes in White Knight’s Armor

Just when you thought the Apple iPad intro was over, when it couldn’t get more strange, two new blogs have appeared on the web causing a stir. The first is … Continue reading

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February 1, 2010 · Leave a comment

Introducing the Apple…iPad?? Really?? Awww…

So that’s the bad news. The name sucks. “I was really hoping Apple’s tablet wouldn’t be called ‘iPad’,” tweeted @ManyaS. “Sounds like a digital tampon.” The good news is, everything else … Continue reading

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January 27, 2010 · 4 Comments

“Wikipedia now has ability to alter the world it documents”

Is Wikipedia really so big that, as one researcher suggests, it now has “the ability to alter the world it documents?”   Another part of the same article (http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/25/technology/internet/25wikipedia.html?_r=2&hp) suggests that … Continue reading

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August 24, 2009 · 3 Comments
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