From the monthly archives:

June 2006

This one seems to have been overlooked by everyone on techmeme.com, and even Rafat Ali at PaidContent missed it on Friday, but picked it up today: Interpublic Group, the global advertising conglomerate, has done a deal with Facebook -- the social networking site aimed at university students that is the hottest thing next to MySpace.com.…

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Poor old Nortel Networks -- or "No-tell Networks," as one wag dubbed it after the fourth or fifth time the company had to restate its earnings. It was bad enough when the company flamed out so quickly after becoming the king of the Toronto Stock Exchange (and of many people's investment portfolios), but then that…

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"Gates leaving Microsoft" makes for a nice headline, and plenty of speculation and commentary over at techmeme, but it doesn't really bear any relationship to reality. For one thing, Bill isn't leaving his "day-to-day role" (whatever that really is) for another two years or so, and in any case he will likely remain chairman of…

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You would think that someone like me -- being a journalist and all -- would have a pretty good idea what journalism is and what it isn't. But I have to confess that something like the new Netscape beta created by Jason Calacanis and his team, which launched this morning and promptly caused an implosion…

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If you're a computer nerd -- or even just interested in the guts of what Google does and how it does it -- there's a great story in the New York Times today about the new server farms the search engine company is constructing on the shores of the Columbia River in The Dalles, Oregon.…

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