Stories for Jul. 24, 2008

[qi:_webworkerdaily] As travel costs continue to rise, big corporations are looking for alternate ways to get their employees in front of one another, including investing big bucks in things like teleconferencing systems. But while the giants are just waking up to this new world of distributed […] Read more »

I recently hooked up an Airport Express with speakers connected so that I could stream music to it from any of my computers. When I purchased it, I didn’t realize that by default OS X only lets you stream music from iTunes to it, not any […] Read more »

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The disruption potential of VoIP lies not so much in its ability to push down the cost of telephone service than in its ability to get consumers to ignore the telephone business altogether. The nature of the Internet makes VoIP advantageous even after the cost of […] Read more »

One of the challenges of any web worker is keeping up with the flow of information needed to do your job. Email, IM, SMS, RSS Feeds, Social Networks, and other things give you information, but it can also be a huge distraction. While it isn’t unusual […] Read more »

Is the latest breakout series on YouTube the beneficiary of view scamming? An unexpectedly successful, non-studio affiliated show starring All My Children actress Eden Reigel as a lonely-slash-possibly schizo girl who conjures imaginary friends, Imaginary Bitches has been racking up the views lately: At least one […] Read more »

As the New York Times has noticed, big corporations are starting to get with the web work program. But they’re mostly doing it in a big corporation sort of way, with fancy (and expensive) telepresence systems. While this approach may indeed offset the rapidly-rising price of travel, those of us who are long-term web workers may roll our eyes at this narrow-minded perception of the best way to remotely work. Read more »

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The Roku-Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX) movie delivery box, which went out of stock soon after it was launched, has apparently sold close to 100K unit… Read more »

Even at 80 years of age, the former oil magnate that’s building the world’s largest wind farm, T.Boone Pickens, still seems like a party guy. Between launching a plan to kick the U.S.’s addiction to oil, buying up wind farmland in Texas, and testifying before Congress, […] Read more »

Here in the United States, we tend to navel gaze a bit when it comes to technology and new media, but other countries like Japan have been leading adoption of mobile content and advertising, gaming and new content models such as IPTV for some time. Sure, […] Read more »

Stories for Jul. 23, 2008

Well, this wasn’t totally unexpected. RedLasso, the service that let bloggers create custom video clips of local and national TV and radio programming was sued by NBC Universal, Fox News Network and Fox Television Stations Inc. for copyright violations on Wednesday, according to The Wall Street […] Read more »

Bay Area startup ZipZapPlay launched the latest entry in the quickly growing build-and-share-your-own-game space in alpha this week, a service by the name of Playcrafter. ZipZapPlay CEO Curt Bererton and Chief Creative Officer Mathilde Pignol stopped by the GigaOM office recently to give us a hands-on […] Read more »

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