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...
FoxSports.com, which had a partnership with Lycos to supply technology, hosting and advertising sales, broke its ties with the former portal powerhouse and took those responsibilities in-house. "At the time, the fit was perfect," Ross Levinsohn, senior vice...

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...
Always a fan of Jon Stewart and the Daily Show, when its word collides with the Net Neutrality debate and regulation of the Internet, fun is bound to ensue. Enjoy!
Expecting huge web traffic after setting down on Mars, NASA engineers had to pull off another amazing feat. They have put in place a massive farm of 1,300 servers to handle the load of curious earthlings looking to...
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...

Being sociable

Here's a list of some of the social networking sites I am on. Facebook Digg LinkedIn del.icio.us Flickr Reddit MySpace Newsvine Pownce StumbleUpon Technorati Twitter Go ahead and friend me!
The four largest American ISP's are joining forces in an unprecedented show of unity to go after "the biggest, the baddest, the most notorious" large-scale spammers, using the new anti-spam legislation as ammunition. Microsoft, AOL, Earthlink and Yahoo are putting...
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...
Have you ever Googled yourself? Egosurfing to find out what people are saying about you is quite common these days. A 17-year old boy in California came across his own photo, taken when he was 3, on...
Every developer climbing the corporate ladder will at some point in their career hit a crossroads. The natural career progression for technology professionals seems to always take them away from technology. However, it doesn't have to, because there is...
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 ...

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