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FaceBook and Microsoft: is it final or is it Google?

October 25, 2007

Rumors about FaceBook negotiating a bitter acquisition bidding war with Microsoft and or Google have been around for quite some time. This morning another step was taken as the company confirmed it is planning “a significant advertising-related announcement” in two weeks, in perfect timing with the AdTech new-media marketing conference: “Facebook has invited some of […]

Criticker: Movies taste better and It’s scientific (kind of)

October 12, 2007

Mike Powell and Juergen Horn are based in the small fishing village of Killala, in Ireland’s picturesque County Mayo. Other than this they are also fearless entrepreneurs and the creators of Criticker, a film recommendation and community website that matches people who share similar taste in film. By using the Taste Compatibility Index (TCI), Criticker […]

Will process data for energy

October 2, 2007

This funny photo came from Kevin Burton’s FeedBlog, who found this on pizdaus.com with no permalink or attribution. But wait, thanks should also go to onyxstone at stumbleupon.com who had stumbled this at Kevin Burton’s. Mmmm. How do I even know onyxstone? Its very simple. aivzdog, a 16 year old girl from New Jersey, USA […]

Censorship and the Google Gulag

October 2, 2007

“Bill Gates is less dangerous than Google. All Bill has ever wanted to do is beat the day lights out of any competition, make billions of dollars and own as much of the techie world as possible”. Read more of this fantastic article about Google and its totalitarian tendencies by cool Becky from Just a […]

Back with (good) surprises

September 29, 2007

We don’t go out on many vacations and not because we can’t afford ourselves or work don’t allow. When you are lucky as my wife, daughter and myself to have a large house with enough room for separate offices and the perfect job working with Conceptis at your flat 19′ LCD screen you don’t need […]

VideoEgg: overlay video advertising

September 25, 2007

(Ad: Microbounce, Adidas)And while we are on the subject of the mass media world engaging with the new generation of media users, here is some extended information about a company who does just that very successfully and mentioned in my previous post. With approximately 30 million unique viewers each month VideoEgg is a rich-media advertising […]

Love sells. Rape sells better.

September 24, 2007

All right folks, new design is nice but we are in the business of publishing here so check on this “Photo story” titled Make Love Not War I picked-up today thanks to Cooper from wonderlandornot.net. Photographed by Steven Meisel and published by Vogue Italy on style.it this fashion catalog ‘tells the story’ of US soldiers […]

PeerBox : File sharing goes mobile

September 21, 2007

The first P2P (Peer-to-Peer) generation was based on a client/server principle and a centralized file list. Napster is the most familiar example and one of the first tools any of us ever used for file sharing. But in a way Napster was also the trigger to the second P2P-Generation which was characterized mainly by decentralization. […]

Utterz: speak your blog entry

September 18, 2007

1.8 billion people on this planet have mobile phones. Finland*, Italy, UK, Sweden and Hong Kong have already exceeded 100% market penetration and the Chinese wireless mobile market is expected to grow by 65% through 2010. Even though globally, after rising by an average of 25% in 2004, 2005 and 2006, the over all mobile […]

deliGoo : Google meets Del.icio.us

September 14, 2007

What will you get if you put some good people from Google and Del.icio.us on a yacht and let them have some drinks together? Perhaps a new hybrid web creature made of Google and my favorite bookmarking/tagging service? I don’t have any knowledge of such a yacht cruise ever occurred but deliGoo seems to be […]