Filtering the web so you don’t have to for March 17th 2010 through March 18th 2010:
- From Twitter – RT @SkyGridTech Google Calendar Now Has a Smart Reschulder (http://bit.ly/bzfInv) – GigaOM
- From Twitter – via @joshuatopolsky Windows Phone 7 Series the complete guide http://bit.ly/cUdtfI
- A Rift at Amazon on E-Book Prices –
As Apple builds its electronic bookstore, Amazon is trying to use its clout to hold on to its early lead in the market.
- Kindle for Mac now finally available — Engadget –
With not so much as a hint of fanfare (and a very loose definition of "coming soon"), Amazon has quietly unleashed its Kindle app for Mac. The 22MB file is for Intel-based machines only, OS X 10.5 and above. Nothing too fancy, it does exactly what you'd expect in terms of functionality… and not much else. What else is there to say? Time's a-wastin', hit up the source link to download. Kindle for Mac now finally available originally appeared on Engadget on Thu, 18 Mar 2010 00:41:00 EST. .. show all text
- Twitter, SXSW, and Building a 21st Century Business – Umair Haque – Harvard Business Review –
So, how was your week? Mine's been interesting. In case you haven't heard, I interviewed Twitter CEO Evan Williams at the keynote at this year's South By Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Conference on Monday in Austin, Texas.
In short, the Twitterati in the audience thought our hour-long chat was about as interesting as watching a pair of grandmothers play Canasta. I'll be the first to admit to being a bit green as an interviewer, and entirely new to SXSW. Maybe, in hindsight, I should have monito.. show all text
- FTC on Google Buzz: Consumer Privacy Cannot Be Run in Beta –
Earlier today, FTC commissioner Pamela Jones Harbour cited Google Buzz’s “irresponsible conduct” at launch as an example of how companies are being too careless with consumer privacy and online data.
The Wall Street Journal reports that the remarks were made at a public roundtable on privacy-related matters hosted by the FTC, where Harbour made it clear that the FTC can and will take an active interest in protecting consumer privacy.
“The Commission will unfailingly step in to protect cons.. show all text
- From Twitter – Trying out Rapportive for GMail. Replaces the ads in grmail with social info http://bit.ly/b6Vs6C
- YouTube Is Huge: 24 Hours of Video Now Uploaded Every Minute –
YouTube has just announced that it has surpassed yet another milestone, and this one’s a doozy: 24 hours of video is now uploaded to the social video site every sixty seconds. Every second you are browsing YouTube, a full 24 minutes of video is uploaded to the site.
On May 20th, 2009, YouTube announced that its users were uploading 20 hours of video per minute. That means in a 10 month time-frame, YouTube uploading has increased by over 17%. The feat’s incredibly impressive by almost any s.. show all text
- Our Social Media Obsession by the Numbers [STATS] –
From the time we wake up in the morning to the moment we call it a day, and every moment in between (think bedroom, bathroom and dinner table), we’re checking in on our favorite social media sites.
This conclusion comes from data gathered by an independent study (commissioned by Retrevo), which surveyed 1,000 online individuals.
Per the report, our Facebook and Twitter activities continue even after we’ve hit the hay, with 48% of respondents checking in on activity when they wake up in the.. show all text