Thursday, August 5, 2021

Nicholas Carlson

Google’s Problem Solving Year?

You already know that YouTube is huge. But did you know it's so big, that, according to comScore, if YouTube were an independent search engine, it would...

Is That Charlton Heston or Rupert Murdoch?

In my vision, Rupert Murdoch ambles to the front of a stage. He's wearing biblical robes. In each hand, he holds a stone tablet. Scratch...

IBM Symphony Pushes Microsoft Buttons

NEW YORK -- IBM took over the American Natural History Museum's Hayden Planetarium for a day to push not only its portfolio of collaboration software...

Google’s ‘Health’ And Yahoo’s Tardiness

Fourteen months after re-launching Netscape as a Digg-like social news site, AOL announced on Sept. 6 that it would turn the site back into a "more...

Google Calls For Global Privacy Standards

Google takes a lot of heat from the European Union over its privacy standards. Now the company is taking its turn to speechify. This morning, Google's Global Privacy...

On Facebook, Founders and Fascists

Reporter's Notebook: First, the good news. eMarketer reports that for the first time, online advertising will surpass radio advertising spending in the U.S. Of course, that's only good news...

The Semantic Web Goes to Work

Analysis: You better figure out what the Semantic Web is and soon, because its concepts have graduated from academia and are starting to contribute to your competitor's...

Is Facebook Worth Its Platform Hype?

In May, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the Facebook Platform, which allows third-party developers to build applications for the social utility's users. The parade hasn't stopped...

Google Earth’s GM John Hanke: “User-Annotated Map”

Google Earth is changing as fast as the world it virtually replicates. Now, Google wants to increase the pace. It wants Google Earth to organize all the...

Talk is Cheap But Data is Cheaper on The iPhone

As the technology press breathlessly anticipates the rise of the iPhone this Friday at an Apple (Quote) store near you, potential customers remain wary of the product's $500...

Blog Blunder Costs Apple Investors

Apple (Quote) shares dropped 3 percent to $104.63 in afternoon trading as ultimately false rumors of iPhone and Mac OS X Leopard delays spread across the Internet. The...

That Microsoft-Yahoo Merger: It’s Off

UPDATED: The discussion about a reported merger between Microsoft and Yahoo today has ended. According to unnamed sources cited by the Wall Street Journal, Microsoft broached...

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