From the monthly archives:

September 2008

People have been talking for some time now about things that Twitter could be doing to add value to the service (apart from just managing to keep the servers up for more than a day or two at a time, which they appear to have accomplished), including mini-hubs about topics that are of intense interest…

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Came across this while reading my NewTeeVee feed: Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, whose reports on Late Night with Conan O'Brien are always hilarious (his past gems include skewering Star Wars fans waiting in line for the release of Attack of the Clones, and doing the same to a bunch of fans at Bon Jovi…

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Justin Ouellette, a former staffer at Vimeo, had a real hit on his hands with Muxtape, until the record labels got wind of it and shut it down. Now, Ouellette is taking another stab at it with a service aimed at independent artists. There were plenty of people (yes, we're looking at you, Valleywag) who…

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Rick Sanchez is the CNN anchor who has been using Twitter, Facebook and other social media, particularly during the recent market meltdown. The comedy site 23/6 -- a joint venture between Barry Diller's IAC and The Huffington Post -- has put together a hilarious mashup of some of Rick's exclamations, including "my Twitterboard is about…

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In a decision that could have far-reaching implications for future lawsuits by the record industry involving peer-to-peer networks, the judge who was hearing the Jammie Thomas case has thrown out the decision in that case, effectively declaring a mistrial, saying he now believes he was wrong to have instructed the jury that simply "making available"…

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