The April issue of FastCompany magazine has a great look at the mind, technology and culture behind Google. To be a fly on the wall of a datacenter that processes 150 million searches per day, each within 0.2...

Smart Business from MSN

As a long-time advocate for building communities and loyalty through message boards and chat, I do acknowledge the inherant risks and dangers associated with such endeavors. MSN has announced that it is shutting down its popular chat service,...
Yahoo is launching Yahoo Platinum on Monday, offering video clips from FOX, CBS, and ABC for a monthly fee of $9.95. When RealNetworks launched its RealOne SuprPass service it locked previously free SuperPass content from MLB, NBA, ABC...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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...
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!
Today, my latest project launched! Take a peek at Green Living Online, the new site for Green Living Magazine which promotes healthy lifestyles that are good for you, your family and the environment. Our partnership with the...

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