X10 to pay $4.3M

Three tech-saavy brothers in their parents home created the pop-up and pop-under technology and business model and entered into a contract with the now-well-known X10 wireless company. X10 refused to pay them for it. "These were young guys who...
The search market continues its turbulent times as keyword-seller Overture is looking to buy CMGI's Altavista. This comes just a few weeks after Yahoo announced it has proposed a buyout of Inktomi, in an attempt to lessen its reliance...

Party like it’s 1999

After many tech companies scaled back their company Christmas party during the downturn of 2001 and 2002, the parties are back in '03 with a new sense of optimism. Suddenly, the tech industry parties are back, and while not as...

Zero plus Zero

Overture, the keyword selling specialist, purchased both Altavista and Fast within a week, in a one-two punch that signals a change in direction of their strategy. But in a search world dominated by Google and Yahoo, even...
Following the tech boom in the 1990�s and the subsequent crash in 2000, many technology professionals ran for the hills looking for other professions. I have been asked many times if the technology industry is ready for a...
Some assembly required. You can buy your own Navy F/A-18A Blue Angel Hornet fighter jet... on eBay, where else? Mike Landa has listed the jet, and claims the jet came out of military service in 1994, and that it...
  Apple has it's big event on October 16 at 10am PT, 1pm ET.  Here's a roundup of all of the liveblogs scheduled to cover it.  Let me know in the comments if I've missed any! Apple's Official Livestream  Mashable ...
The next version of Microsoft Internet Explorer, version 8 went to Beta 2 yesterday, on its final path to release, probably this fall (although Microsoft hasn't announced a final release date yet).  Although I almost exclusively use Firefox for...
When a New Jersey patrolman pulled over Sean Leach last week for an unregistered vehicle, a quick-thinking Leach saved himself several hundred dollars in towing charges. Leachs' car registration had expired. While the officer was writing up...
I now have a bunch of Joost invitations for anyone that is interested. Leave a note in the comments with your first and last name, and the email address in the separate field (which won't be shown), and...

10 Years

Wow. 10 Years ago, a little telnet-based talker called CrazyLands was born. It was just as the "web" was getting its feet, and the masses were waking up to this "Internet thing". CrazyLands was my first glimpse into...

Microsoft and Yahoo

So Microsoft has thrown it down. After over a year of speculation, they have dropped a whopping $44.6 Billion to buy Yahoo in their bid to play "catch up" to Google. The Yahoo/Microsoft deal is not yet...

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