Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid

The issue of Net Neutrality is now working its way through the U.S. Senate, and as you can imagine the debates and presentations regarding the issue have begun. Senator Ted Stevens, a Republican from Alaska, had some amusing – yet frightening – things to say about what the internet is, how it works, and why he’s against Net Neutrality. Jon …

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New Site to Keep Track of Your Stuff

Keep track of your money and your stuff with Bill Monk, an interesting “Web 2.0” style website.  No longer will you have to struggle to recollect who you loaned or borrowed stuff from, and you can keep better track of your friends money mooching habits (or maybe your own mooching habits). The site allows you to input data about loans …

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Web Directories – What are they good for?

It seems that everyday someone is launching a new web directory.  The directories range from general, all-encompassing ones like Umdum, Submit Dot Com, the V7 Directory, the Alive Directory, and so many more.  However, they also include specialized niche directories that target specific audiences.  Examples of niche directories would include those aimed at video gamers, webmasters, travellers, and more.  There …

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80’s Video Game Flashback

Microsoft announced plans Wednesday to release versions of classic 1980’s video games, including such titles as Pac-Man, Frogger, and more. The video games will be offered through XBox Live Arcade, an online service that allows people to download free trial games and then buy them for $5 to $15. Beginning this past Wednesday, Microsoft will offer a game every Wednesday …

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Yahoo, MSN Messengers Hook-Up

On Wednesday Yahoo and Microsoft announced that they have begun a limited public beta test that allows Windows Live Messenger users and Yahoo Messenger users to send messages back and forth, as well as alert both services of online status and other information. While the partnership presently only allows text-based messaging to be exchanged between the two systems, they do …

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