Reading about Evesham Technology’s struggle to remain profitable after the government threw it (and everyone else) the juicy bone of the Home Computer Initiative (pay for a computer at home through your gross, not net salary) and then abruptly withdrew
One theme in some of the Microsoft Live reports (not that I’ve read all 600 or so) is the comparison between 2005 and the great Web announcement of 1995 and, to a lesser extent, the .Net announcement from 2000. It’s
A burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team Deaths at Samsung alter South Korea’s corporate-is-king mindset >> Businessweek Just inside his single-story home, built of concrete blocks and coated in turquoise paint,
The Joy of Sox, a blog run by Red Sox fan Allan Wood, explains how he spent $280.45 on MLB videos online, and now can’t watch them because MLB has switched to a different DRM (Digital Rights Management) system. And
A burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team Judgment in Case C-131/12: Google Spain SL, Google Inc. v Agencia Espa?ola de Protección de Datos >> European Court of Justice PDF ruling (3
If only all worms and viruses could be killed this quickly: Santy, which exploited a weakness in the bulletin board software phpBB was spotted doing its dirty work… The worm uses the Google search engine to try and find vulnerable
A burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team Dear Marc Andreessen >> Alex Payne Former Twitter-staffer and occasional angel investor Payne comes not to praise Andreessen: I grew up using your work.
Scraping. (You’ll see why.) Photo by iantmcfarland on Flickr. Some rights reserved A quick burst of 14 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team Welcome >> ScraperWikiEver wanted to scrape a web page for data?
Who dunnit: Rumours scotched. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Not much to do with technology, this one, but you might be interested in it anyway. This morning’s Sun claimed that David Bowie – the original star man – was being lined up
When I blogged Google’s launch of Lively, I mentioned several similar systems including Imvu, But I did notice a couple of comments to posts on other blogs to the effect that Google hired one of Imvu’s co-founders to help it