From the monthly archives:

September 2008

Jevon has already beaten me to it with a post at Startup North, but I wanted to mention Idee Inc.'s new iPhone app, which I got a sneak peek at earlier tonight -- it is seriously cool. It doesn't take a lot to explain it: you take a photo of a CD cover (or record…

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Came across a good column by Jonathan Kay at the National Post (yes, I read the competition) about the string of victories -- depending on how you define the term -- involving political blogs and the current federal election campaign. As Jonathan describes, there have been half a dozen cases just in the past month…

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When reports first came out about a month ago that Real Networks was launching a DVD-ripping software application called RealDVD, a number of people -- including yours truly -- wondered what on earth the geniuses at Real were smoking. How could such a product not get sued? Even though the software uses its own digital-rights…

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I often think that Zoho doesn't get enough credit for the work it has done building a Web-based, Office-style suite of apps. As TechCrunch is reporting (and others have mentioned in the past), the company has launched an application marketplace where developers can host apps that they create with Zoho Creator, an Ajax-driven platform that…

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Let's be clear about one thing: Richard Stallman is a legend in the programming world, and his opinion is worth listening to. He was one of the brains behind the Free Software Foundation and other initiatives, and has been a force for freedom and open source and all of those other good things for many…

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