Monthly Archives: December 2008

Opening TLD’s: More competition or more confusion?

US Questions net overhaul planhttp://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7797206.stm Q&A Internet shake-uphttp://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7475279.stm Internet overhaul wins approvalhttp://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7475986.stm ICANN will allow private entities to bid for TLD’s (top-level domains). This means in addition to the current examples of .com, .net, .biz, .edu, .gov, .uk, .us, .tv, … Continue reading

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Other News

Legal Papers Served via Facebookhttp://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7785004.stm Music Industry to Abandon Mass Suitshttp://online.wsj.com/article/SB122966038836021137.html Penny web auctions under scrutiny (Are they gambling?)http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/7793054.stm The Secrets of Marketing in a Web 2.0 World (Online use trends. What do users want?)http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122884677205091919.html In addition to normal blog … Continue reading

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Pay to Perform?

Google Wants Its Own Fast Track on the Webhttp://online.wsj.com/article/SB122929270127905065.html Should entities be able to buy better throughput and increased speeds for their servers? This is essentially the question behind the Net Neutrality idea. Supporters argue that the web should be … Continue reading

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Niche Net

The BBC reported today on efforts to better search results by considering the demographics of the searcher. For example, if the searcher is of a certain ethnicity and searches for a keyword word, the results that other searchers of the … Continue reading

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About Me and this Blog

I am 22 years old, and recently graduate from an American liberal arts college with majors in Computer Science, Spanish, and Mathematics, and with minors in Law and Justice and Computational Science. For sometime I have tracked news of the … Continue reading

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Mobile Web

Poorer Nations Go Online on Cellphoneshttp://online.wsj.com/article/SB122844530354182063.html MySpace Sets Video for Mobilehttp://online.wsj.com/article/SB122827284915475015.html I’m residing in Okinawa, Japan, currently working as an English teacher for the Okinawa Prefectural Board of Education. The use of cellphones here is absolutely phenominal. They are everywhere … Continue reading

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Sharing More and Sharing From New Mediums

TV+Social Networks:http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122461909287855339.html#video%3D20738B02-F2E2-4539-8209-B5800152582B%26articleTabs%3Darticle Tracking Minutiae: The New Examined Life, Online Statististicshttp://online.wsj.com/article/SB122852285532784401.html BBC Click! episode that aired around 8-Dec-2008. You may now chat with other movie viewers while watching via your BuleRay Internet ready player. In addition, new sites are popping up … Continue reading

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