Blog-Spotting

IBM has come out with a new software that monitors blogs, wikis, newsfeeds, consumer reviews, newsgroups and other content for mentions of your product. It closes the PR feedback loop that newspaper clipping services need. Very cool.
Yesterday, we at b5media launched the third of our unique look at the blogs within our channels.  Splendicity is a new portal which pulls content from over 70 Beauty & Style blogs within the network, and pulls it all...

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...

Sir Tim

Tim Berners-Lee, the father of the web has been awarded a knighthood. He is credited with inventing the World Wide Web just over 10 years ago. He will be recieving the Knight Commander of the Order of the British...
When ESPN.com relaunched its site a month ago, it pushed the browser technology further than any other mainstream site. It dropped support for older non-standards based browsers such as Netscape 4.7, and created a design entirely based on...
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 ...

Just Saying No

A new study shows that Internet usage has levelled off in the United States. Prior to 2001, Internet usage was growing exponentially, but since then, has levelled off between 57 and 61 percent of the population. Further, a shocking...

Move along…

The last year and a half has been a wonderfully exciting and eye-opening experience into the world of "Green". When Green Living Enterprises realized that they had an opportunity to have a real content-rich website instead of their...
VeriSign, the company that has been given responsibility for assigning domain names (like www.joetek.com), is being crushed under complaints about their new "Site Finder" service. The service redirects users that misspell domains to their advertising-supported search site. Professor David...
Twitter has become my primary way of getting news these days.  News sites require you to go and look for information.  With twitter, if the news is important, it will find me. But what makes twitter so powerful...
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...

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