Ping 72: Open Source love, Exchange Active Sync, Yahoo! by Bing, Silverlight
Average: 4(15)Paul and Laura spent their entire week finding all these hot stories for this episode of Ping!We LOVE open sourceYahoo!—powered by Bing!Miss SilverlightExchange ActiveSync on HotmailFree software for students!
Ping 23: Yahoo Partnership, Wave launches, Win7 for testers & Amazon milk ratings
Average: 5(5)Microsoft made huge headlines this week and somehow in the mix of it all, some of us managed to search for Wolf T-shirts on Amazon. Here's how it all went down:Microsoft and Yahoo partnerRide the Microsoft WaveBeta Testers get Win7 for freeMilk get high ratings!
Ping 27: Code7 contest, Get a Mac- Getting tired, Google fears Bing, Swiss street viewing
Average: 4(4)This week we got to sit back a little and wax philosophical. What are the right ways to advertise? What applications are useful? When should you really be careful to not get photographed? You tell us.... Win7 app helps with squinting Tired Mac ads Is Google scared? Caught on camera! and…
Pete at PDC09: The Sobees Social Client, WPF, Silverlight and Yahoo!
Average: 0While at PDC09, I met up with Francois Bochatay from Sobees. He showed me an internal build of the Sobees clienst that has a ton of new features, including inline URL previews, Windows 7 integration, support for different social networks like Twitter, Facebook and Myspace, as well as integration…
You Witness News launches from Yahoo
Average: 0Per yesterday's NY Times article, Yahoo launched their citizen journalism site You Witness News this morning. After signing in with your Yahoo! ID, you can upload just about any movie file that weighs less than 100 megs. After providing some brief description, tagging, and date information, the…
Microsoft could acquire Yahoo: What do you think?
Average: 0If you ever wanted to see a perfect storm of hyperlinked news, today’s revelation that Microsoft wants to talk to Yahoo about a merger is it. For those who haven’t already been deafened by twitter exclamations and email flurries, let’s walk through the news thus far. That bastion of responsible…
Geocities Archive Set to Be Released Online, Protects Digital HeritageNov 03, 2010 at 1:16PM 0 Terry Walsh
Average: 0I first started using the Internet back in 1992, whilst at University. Back then it was all about Usenet, and a new thing called “the web” which was emerging. Those brave enough to laboriously hand-code HTML could create websites, but it was not for the feint hearted. Getting server space, a domain…
SearchMonkey is Disruptive
Average: 0OK, after being initially skeptical, I’ve become convinced that Yahoo! SearchMonkey has the potential to really change the game in search. The evidence is mounting that they have really thought this through, and that they intend to disrupt the existing order. The plan is somewhat crazy, but this…
BOSS Ain't Bad
Average: 0Yahoo! just announced that they are opening up their search engine for people to re-rank and augment search results to create custom search engines. I saw an early version of this feature (named Yahoo! BOSS), and have been anticipating the release. Unsuprisingly, I think that some of the popular…
Party Over for Web Spies
Average: 0Companies like Yahoo!, Microsoft, and (especially) Google depend on being able to track your browsing habits to better target you with advertisements. In the past 2 years, the proportion of ads being served through ad tracking networks has climbed from 5% to more than 30%, so these tracking…