The Death of E-Mail — TEENAGERS ARE ABANDONING THEIR YAHOO! AND HOTMAIL ACCOUNTS. DO THE REST OF US HAVE TO? — By 2002, everyone in my family had become an Internet convert. For the technophobic older generation, signing up for an e-mail account was a concession to us youngsters …
Author: Chad Lorenz
Hidden crime of ‘wi-fi tapping’: only 11 arrests but most of us are guilty — More than half of computer users have illegally logged on to someone else’s wi-fi connection yet only 11 people have been arrested for the crime, an investigation by The Times has found.
Source: Times of London
I.B.M. to Push ‘Cloud Computing,’ Using Data From Afar — I.B.M. plans to build a sizable business by bringing Google-style computing to mainstream corporate customers. — The I.B.M. strategy, to be announced today, seeks to exploit the technical work and commercial interest in large data centers …
Source: New York Times
Author: Steve Lohr
High-quality YouTube videos coming soon — YouTube co-founder Steve Chen, speaking at the NewTeeVee Live conference today, confirmed that high-quality YouTube video streams are coming soon. Although YouTube’s goal, he said, is to make the site’s vast library of content available to everyone …
Source: CNET News.com
Author: Rafe Needleman
Colossus cracks codes once more — Technology Correspondent, BBC News website — Bletchley’s code-breaking effort shortened the war by many months — For the first time in more than 60 years a Colossus computer will be cracking codes at Bletchley Park.
Source: Press Association
Author: Mark Ward
Register your @live.xx email now! — Microsoft just enabled the @live.xx signup! Go grab yours now! http://get.live.com/getlive/ overview for the local domains (eg @live.co.uk) or use the following link for @live.com – @live.com signup. — So far the list of confirmed available aliases is:
Source: LiveSide – Windows Live news and interviews
Microsoft Launches Windows Live Services — This new generation of Windows Live services will be available in 36 languages and 59 countries across the world. — Microsoft has officially taken the beta moniker off the next generation of its Windows Live services, which it launched at events in New York and Los Angeles on Nov. 6.
Author: Peter Galli
Microsoft CIO Stuart Scott is out — Stuart Scott, who joined Microsoft in 2005 as Corporate Vice President and Chief Information Officer, [has left] was ousted from the company, as of November 5 for violating company policies, Microsoft officials said. — According to a statement from a Microsoft spokesperson:
Source: All about Microsoft
Author: Mary Jo Foley
Yahoo executives grilled by Congress over China policies: Live-blogging — The U.S. House of Representatives is holding a hearing titled “Yahoo! Inc.’s Provision of False Information to Congress.” With a title like that, you can be sure this particular event will be be fair, neutral, and objective.
Source: CNET News.com
Author: Declan McCullagh
MySpace and Facebook launch new Advertising products, why Hyper Targeting, Social Ads and rise of the “Fan-Sumer” matter to brands — By Jeremiah Owyang, insight from Charlene Li and Shar VanBoskirk. This is also being cross-posted on the Forrester Marketing Blog. — Executive Summary
Source: Web Strategy by Jeremiah
Author: Jeremiah Owyang