Archive for May, 2008:

Atari Anti-Piracy Idea Is Literally Years Behind

Atari Anti-Piracy Idea Is Literally Years Behind

Atari founder Nolan Bushnell proudly proclaimed the end of piracy at a security conference last week, thanks to a revolutionary new “Trusted Platform Module” security chip.

Online Classifieds, the Wal-Mart Way

Online Classifieds, the Wal-Mart Way

Retail giant Wal-Mart has just launched a new online classified ad service. The site is expected to have plenty of features to best emulate the real bargain shopping experience.

Idea for Microsoft: Co-Own Download Day

Idea for Microsoft: Co-Own Download Day

Mozilla is aiming for a world record for single-day downloads with the release of Firefox 3 next month. Not to be outdone, I think Microsoft should use the chance to co-own the day with a record of its own.

Exclusive: Google Lawsuit Explained

Exclusive: Google Lawsuit Explained

A group of Belgian newspaper owners is demanding Google pay nearly $80 million for displaying their content. TechCult has exclusively obtained a letter explaining their objections.

Online Video In Five Years: The Real Story

Online Video In Five Years: The Real Story

More than a billion users will be viewing video on the net by the year 2013, according to predictions made this week by multimedia research firm ABIresearch.

Social Networks For Safe Sex?

Social Networks For Safe Sex?

This just in: Your social network may be making you fat. But it could help you quit smoking. And avoid an STD.

BlabNote.com: Genius or Just a Late Night 1-800-HOTCHAT

BlabNote.com: Genius or Just a Late Night 1-800-HOTCHAT

One industry that I can’t quite understand is the mobile hot chat industry. I see the advertisements late hours of the night and not only does the crappy acting crack me up, and trust me it does, but I always wondered to myself who actually uses this.

Carl Icahn vs. Roy Bostock

Carl Icahn vs. Roy Bostock

Carl Icahn is a multi-billionaire financier and private equity investor. After the fall of the talks between Microsoft and Yahoo!, he is now trying to remove Yahoo!’s board of directors completely. Here is a quote from a letter he sent to Yahoo!’s chairman Roy Bostock: