Stories for Apr. 9, 2005

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MCI investors, are hoping to get the same deal as Carlos Slim, and have told MCI board that if they try to do something shady, well then they might have to call in Tony Soprano. Bill Miller CEO of Legg Mason Capital Management fired off a […] Read more »

Ubisoft, a global leader in the video games and entertainment software industry, is currently seeking a full-time Online Marketing Manager f… Read more »

Peerflix is an early-stage, consumer Internet company ( with an experienced management team and financial backing from top… Read more »

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Fans of Hans Christian Anderson (author of such fairy tales as The Ugly Ducking, The Emperor’s New Clothes and The Little Mermaid) will soo… Read more »

Marc Orchant and I are both big OneNote users and we talked about the tool at length in the last Tablet PC Show podcast.  Marc mentioned Chris Pratley on the show who is far more knowledgable about OneNote than either of us.  When Chris Pratley talks […] Read more »

The GigaBank 6.0 is a USB 2.0 drive from I/O Magic that weighs less than two ounces and should retail for about $200 in May of this year.  The tiny drive is the perfect way to take a lot of files and MP3s with you for […] Read more »

inding a good comfortable keyboard and mouse is probably the most important decision you’ll ever make. It doesn’t matter what computer you use, the keyboard and mouse will be your interface to the system. The choice gets even more difficult if you want a keyboard that works with multiple platforms through a KVM switch; it needs to be multi-platform compatible, as well as intelligent so that it doesn’t do weird things when you switch platforms. Read more »

Looks like all the hubbub over MCI is making AT&T investors a tad envious. As you might remember, the company got a decent buyout offer from SBC, but it really offered no premium for Ma Bell’s stock. Funny, because all this jealousy for WorldCom made old […] Read more »

Verizon’s played its ace in the battle for MCI, when it decided to buy Carlos Slim’s 13.7% stake in MCI for $1.1 billion in cash. That works out to about $25.72 a share, and will pay Slim’s companies a bonus in one year should Verizon’s share […] Read more »

While no one would argue against the windows platform’s dominant market share, Om Malik points out that throwing a significant bone out to our thriving Mac Community just might go a long way spreading a “buzz” about a product. Read more »

Stories for Apr. 8, 2005

Major advertising agencies including WPP Group, Aegis and Omnicom are on the lookout to acquire or partner with a mobile marketing agency. “… Read more »

Apple goes to a number of industry trade shows every year and one of them is FOSE, the US government’s computer trade show. If you work for the US government and you have a ID to prove it, or if you’re a government contractor with $50, […] Read more »

Mobile operator 3 is offering its customers the ability to watch the Grand National on their mobiles, marking the first ever live TV stream… Read more »

With PSP Hacks coming thick and fast, many like MIT Technology have started to wonder if Will Sony Crack Down on PSP Hacks? “The decision on how to react to this PSP hack is a tough one indeed. Any company has a right to defend its […] Read more »

I am going to be on NPR this weekend as part of Bob Garfield’s report on The Chaos Scenario. The print piece is in AdAge and is on the newsstands now. Radio piece will air on NPR’s On the Media this weekend.  You can find local […] Read more »

If you’re always on the lookout for good games for your Pocket PC you should note that binoteq has released a beta of a cool looking game, Shark Attack. During the prospecting mission in Bermuda triangle area your fighting submarine has appeared in the epicentre of […] Read more »

In case you were trying to get a visual graphic of the real estate bubble in the San Francisco Bay Area, here is a little something something. Paul Rademacher has produced a good looking love child of Craigslist and Google Maps. Just check out the million […] Read more »

SkypeHeadset is an interesting application that simplifies trying to use a Bluetooth headset with Skype.  I am a big fan of Skype and use it all the time but it’s so much trouble to get my Motorola headset working with Skype that I never bother.  This […] Read more »

In an inspired (or desperate) attempt to reach an apathetic public and get them to consider a political issue the Liberal Democrats in the U… Read more »

The salacious undertones of reporting on adult content means its often hard to get past the *nudge, nudge — wink, wink* aspect of stories.… Read more »

TherYanking: A new set of standards, deemed microformats are appearing. These standards specify ways to markup XHTML in ways that give the content some meaning. Some examples include: Votelinks, NoFollow, hCard, hCalendar, podcasting, blogchalking, geourl, xfn, license, RelTag xFolk, and online news. The promise of microformats […] Read more »

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