Stories for Jun. 24, 2008

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Last month we covered the impending deal between Charter Communications and deep-packet-inspection ad-serving company NebuAd. As you may recall, Charter had announced plans to pilot the NebuAd program, selling “anonymized browsing information” directly from their customers’ internet usage, in four markets. Fortunately for those subscribers, Charter […] Read more »

Like a lot of Web Workers, I have come to rely on Twitter to stay connected with friends and colleagues. We’ve covered ways to use Twitter as a productivity tool, and as I do become more reliant on it, having access while away from my PC […] Read more »

Now here’s a mobile video application that makes sense: real-time traffic. New York City-based mobile video company 3rd Dimension today turned on a live traffic cam service in Los Angeles in partnership with NBC. In LA you probably don’t need video to tell you what the […] Read more »

[qi:_newteevee] AT&T today announced more details of its expected effort to enter the teeming content delivery network market, naming three software partners and saying it would spend nearly $70 million on network infrastructure before the end of this year. For smaller CDN companies, the move is […] Read more »

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At my day job, we are getting new computers for everyone, and I weaseled my way into a position to have some input on the process. I have heard nothing but rave reviews of MacBook Pros and I was sure this would be my chance to […] Read more »

We’ve looked with some skepticism on OpenID in the past. Nevertheless, as more sites accept OpenID for login, it’s worth knowing about advances in the field. One recent change is the introduction of Emailtoid (that’s email-to-id, not some sort of android), which allows you to use […] Read more »

So Nokia (NYSE: NOK) is setting Symbian free.

On the practical side of things, Nokia was expected to buy out its partners at some point, s… Read more »

AT&T (T) today announced more details of its expected effort to enter the teeming content delivery network market, naming three software partners and saying it would spend nearly $70 million on network infrastructure before the end of this year. The move is an ominous one for […] Read more »

When talking mobile platforms, we tend to consider Symbian a separate platform along the lines of Palm, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile and iPhone. Now it’s official: Nokia, already a stakeholder in mobile OS maker Symbian, has announced that it will buy the remainder of the company and […] Read more »

A few months ago, at the insistence of some of my team members, we switched from Zimbra to Google Apps for our own domain offering. The argument was that Google’s quality of service, thanks to its great infrastructure, would be great and that we could also […] Read more »

If you are switcher with one foot still in the proverbial grave and haven’t entirely let go of your PC, this article is for you. In my profession, I tend to change computers a lot. Thankfully, I get Macs. We gave away our PC to a […] Read more »

RedAntenna Launches Media-Selling Service; company lets content owners sell their wares at whatever price they like. (release) Animoto Targets Business Customers; subscription service gives companies unlimited access to create videos from their own photos and music; Getty Images is on board with it as well. (release) […] Read more »

Earlier this month, I said that "Nokia’s N78 is going to surprise you" and now’s your chance to see if I was right. The U.S. version of the device becomes available today if you’re willing to part with $560. Just to compare apples to apples, this […] Read more »

The last time I sat down with Raj Parekh was eight years ago. He was involved with Comstellar Technologies, a telecom incubator that he started with Raj Singh (Fiberlane, that turned into Siara Systems, Cerent & Cyras –- all of which sold for many billions of […] Read more »

Peer-to-peer (P2P) applications are hogging up most of the bandwidth used on networks operated by North American ISPs, so says a new study from Sandvine. According to Multichannel News, Sandvine claims that for the month of May, P2P file sharing generated 43.5 percent of Internet traffic; […] Read more »

There aren’t any turbines in the water yet, but Bluewater Wind is on its way to building what will likely be America’s first offshore wind farm. The wind energy developer signed a contract yesterday to provide 200 megawatts of offshore wind power to Delaware utility Delmarva […] Read more »

We’ve mentioned Evernote, the notes-and-clippings web service that aspires to be your longterm memory, before. As of today, they’ve finally opened the service to the public – no more waiting for a beta invitation to arrive. Free accounts can upload a maximum of 40MB of data […] Read more »

I recently got my hands on an interesting device, the Replug. The design of the Replug is meant to work much like a MagSafe connector does – give it a pull, and it pops out safely. But this is a headphone adapter. If you’ve ever had […] Read more »

Yahoo Small Business is raising its domain renewal price from $12.95 per year to $34.95 per year effective July 1, 2008. The announcement was made through emails sent to account holders with domains set for renewal before the effective date. This is Yahoo’s second price increase […] Read more »

Nokia said today that it will buy up the part of Symbian it doesn’t already own and create the Symbian Foundation, which will unite all of its flavors into a single, common software platform that will go open source in two years. The move is a clear response to the realities of today’s mobile market — but will it work? Read our complete analysis and what it means for the mobile business. Read more »

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