From the monthly archives:

November 2007

Nick O'Neill at All Facebook has the news that Facebook has backtracked on its Beacon feature (as I expected they might), and will now present the data for a Facebook user to approve before it is added to their news feed. In other words, you could now prevent the information about the Christmas present (or…

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You have to hand it to The Pirate Bay. No, really -- you have to hand it to them, because they're just going to take it anyway. (sorry, just a little peer-to-peer humour there; is this thing on?) The BitTorrent site, which has made a career out of thumbing its nose at just about every…
I was looking around at some of the blog posts and news articles on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, including one at Compete about traffic flows on Cyber Monday, and as usual I wound up at Google News doing a search for the term Cyber Monday. What came up was a cluster of almost 700…

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I'm paraphrasing a little, but that seems to be the general thrust of Edgar Bronfman Jr.'s comments about the company's latest financial results. In a nutshell, Warner -- which Edgar Jr. maintains is not a record company at all, but a "music-based content company" -- is selling less and less of its bread and butter…

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As described by Phil Lenssen at Google Blogoscoped and at Google Operating System -- and apparently first spotted by Haochi at Googlified -- Google is experimenting with a customized search function that allows users to "vote" search results up or down, or even suggest sites that match their search better than the ones Google has…

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