Tuesday, November 15, 2005


MSN expects China to be top five market by 2010 (Reuters)

"ChineseReuters - Microsoft Corp.'s Internet unit, MSN,expects China to become one of its top five markets by 2010,fueled by growing demand for its popular email and searchengine software, executives said.




Study finds TiVo losing ground among DVR users (Reuters)
Reuters - TiVo Inc. has created adigital video recorder with a name that has worked its way intothe American lexicon, but its reputation among users andwould-be users is beginning to erode amid generic competitors,according to a new study that relies on Internet buzz to studyconsumers'opinion.

Tuesday, November 08, 2005


Funds could move on C&W, says chief (FT.com)
FT.com - Richard Lapthorne, chairman of Cable and Wireless, on Tuesday signalled the UK's second-largest fixed-line telecoms network operator could become a takeover target for private equity funds following a recent profits warning.

U.S. wireless carriers take aim at adult content (Reuters)
Reuters - With Internet and video more readilyavailable on wireless phones, the major U.S. carriers onTuesday unveiled guidelines aimed at limiting children's accessto adult content and services.

Samsung Denies Plans for Music Service (PC World)
PC World - Online store isn't in development, just a new interface, company says now.

Microsoft sees up to 3 mln early Xbox 360 sales (Reuters)

"PeterReuters - Microsoft Corp. onTuesday said it expects to sell as many as 3 million Xbox 360sin the first three months after its launch -- a strong start inits battle to dominate the market for next-generation gamingconsoles.




Worm Targets Linux Systems (NewsFactor)
NewsFactor - A new worm that attacks Linux systems and exploits several vulnerabilities in the operating system has been reported, and security firms are urging caution among users.

Analyst: Security Will Drive Windows-to-Mac Switch (NewsFactor)
NewsFactor - A financial analyst predicts that the ubiquity of computer viruses, and Apple's success in its music ventures, will drive more and more Windows users to switch to Macs.

Quest Software Shares Rise on 3Q Results (AP)
AP - Shares of Quest Software Inc. rose sharply, a day after the company reported third-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street's expectations.

Verizon Reduces Prices for Phone Service (AP)

"VerizonAP - Verizon Communications Inc. sharply cut its prices for unlimited telephone service across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic on Tuesday, including markets where Cablevision Inc. has just boosted broadband Internet speeds.




FCC Clarifies VoIP Disconnection Deadline (AP)
AP - The Federal Communications Commission won't require Internet phone service providers to cut off customers who don't have reliable 911 emergency call service.

Monday, November 07, 2005


Promo Uploads
I’m still getting used to all the functions of Wordpress and haven’t enabled file upload yet, but you should be able topost a promoand point the URL for the enclosure to a file on any server.

XJ Super V8

XJ Super V8
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Presenting the new Curry Cruiser!
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Daily Source Code for Tuesday October 25th 2005 #266
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#273 Daily Source Code for Thursday November 3d 2005
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Daily Source Code for Friday October 28th 2005 #269
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Sunday, November 06, 2005


David Pogue: Corporate Tool, Yes, but Bright and Handy
The new BlackBerry 8700c is a thoroughly modernized version of a gizmo whose technologies were rock-solid but a tad behind the times.
DAVID POGUE

Friday, November 04, 2005


Basics: Deleted but Not Gone
Maintaining privacy in the era of digital information requires work on a number of fronts, but one basic measure is easily overlooked: proper data destruction.
THOMAS J. FITZGERALD

Microsoft Introduces Web Services, Competing With Google and Yahoo
Microsoft is offering two new advertising-supported Web services, Windows Live and Office Live, as a direct response to competitors'challenges.
JOHN MARKOFF

Advertising: CBS to Acquire CSTV for$325 Million in Stock
Viacom announced that the new CBS Corporation would acquire CSTV Networks, a cable channel and confederation of Web sites that focus entirely on college sports.
RICHARD SANDOMIR

David Pogue: Corporate Tool, Yes, but Bright and Handy
The new BlackBerry 8700c is a thoroughly modernized version of a gizmo whose technologies were rock-solid but a tad behind the times.
DAVID POGUE

Buying: Stores Look for a Niche as Gadgets Grow Up
If the prices for high-tech gadgets are slightly out of reach for the average Wal-Mart shopper, that is fine by the company. In fact, it is by design.
MICHAEL BARBARO

Video Games Are Facing Soft Demand
Electronic Arts became the second major video game maker this week to warn that it was seeing soft demand from retailers as it heads into the holiday season.
MATT RICHTEL

David Pogue: 10 Ways to Please Us, the Customers
Dear electronics makers, you should worship at the altar of good design and make customer satisfaction your religion. These should be your commandments.

Thursday, November 03, 2005


Microsoft Introduces Web Services, Competing With Google and Yahoo
Microsoft is offering two new advertising-supported Web services, Windows Live and Office Live, as a direct response to competitors'challenges.
JOHN MARKOFF

Basics: Deleted but Not Gone
Maintaining privacy in the era of digital information requires work on a number of fronts, but one basic measure is easily overlooked: proper data destruction.
THOMAS J. FITZGERALD

Jumpy Enough to Chew a Chair? Try DogCatRadio
A new Internet radio station for pets aims to keep the loneliness at bay while owners are out.
DINITIA SMITH

Design: Style Meets Function, and Technology Gets a Human Touch
Like many new technologies, dongles - the tiny sticks that attach to computer ports and transport files from one computer to another, have been designed in many guises.
PHIL PATTON

Dell Says New Focus Will Cut Into Profit
Dell Inc. warned that its shift in strategy to focus on higher profit margins would result in lower-than-expected revenue and earnings in the third quarter.
DAMON DARLIN

Qwest Loss Narrows in Quarter
Qwest Communications reported a smaller loss for the third quarter and announced a tentative$400 million settlement of shareholder lawsuits.
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

E.D.S. Shifts to a Profit
The Electronic Data Systems Corporation reported a third-quarter profit after it worked out differences with the federal government on a huge Naval contract.
REUTERS

InterActive Profit Off
IAC/InterActiveCorp, the television and Internet-services company, said that third-quarter profit fell 25 percent on costs of spinning off the Expedia travel business.
BLOOMBERG NEWS

David Pogue: Corporate Tool, Yes, but Bright and Handy
The new BlackBerry 8700c is a thoroughly modernized version of a gizmo whose technologies were rock-solid but a tad behind the times.
DAVID POGUE

Wednesday, November 02, 2005


safe in sf
15:30, arrived safely at the Curry Condo in SF

Podsfae xmas tunes
After a discussion on the source code, a list ofpodsafe christmas musicappeared in the shownotes. These songs can be recorded or performed by anyone.

Daily Source Code for Tuesday October 25th 2005 #266
Daily Source Code for Tuesday October 25th 2005 #266
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Daily Source Code for Wednesday October 26th 2005 #267
Daily Source Code for Wednesday October 26th 2005 #267
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Daily Source Code for Friday October 14th 2005 #260
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MK Video Promo
Avideo promofrom Mary and Karla"mmmm kaaay!"

Daily Source Code for Friday October 21st 2005 #264
Daily Source Code for Friday October 21st 2005 #264

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Daily Source Code for Monday October 17th 2005 #261
Daily Source Code for Monday October 17th 2005 #261
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