From the monthly archives:

August 2008

Update: It doesn't sound like Muxtape is coming back anytime soon, judging by the statement that Portfolio magazine got from the RIAA (hat tip to MG Siegler at VentureBeat for the link), which said that the record industry group had "repeatedly tried to work with them to have illegal content taken down" and that the…

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Kind of surprised this hasn't gotten more coverage in the Digg-obsessed blogosphere (other than this and this): Katie Couric, the not-so-critically acclaimed CBS News anchor, has uploaded a video to YouTube in which she asks the Digg community for questions they want her to ask when she's at the upcoming political conventions. Flashing her Digg…

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I can has bizness model?

by Mathew on August 19, 2008 · 7 comments

The company behind the I Can Has Cheezburger site, the leading purveyor of "lolcats" photos and related merchandise -- as well as the always excellent Failblog.org and several other similar properties -- has launched a new site called Engrish Funny, which features... yes, you guessed it: funny pictures. In this case, they are photos of…

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After a year or so of invite-only alpha testing, NewsCred launched as a public beta service this morning. The site, founded by Shafqat Islam and Iraj Islam, is trying to create a kind of outsourced reputation system for news websites and blogs, in which users vote on the credibility and accuracy of specific news stories…

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After listening to a couple of the new tracks from David Byrne and Brian Eno's first collaboration in 30 years -- which you can do through the widget embedded below -- I'm not sure whether I like it or not, but I am sure of one thing: figuring out how to experiment with the different…

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