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Nostradamus scholars find iPhone prophecy

Looks like Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer's allusion to an iPhone during the company's Q3 quarterly financial call may have been more than just FUD to sully the market for converged devices. "As regards cell phones, we don't think that the Read More →


"I've seen the demonstrations on the Internet about how you can find another person using a Zune and give them a song they can play three times. It takes forever. By the time you've gone through all that, the girl's Read More →

Google partners with Sun in power play

Googlesolar If Google enjoys Sierra magazine, the company just scored itself a free lifetime subscription. This morning, the search giant announced plans to build a massive solar Read More →

Out of Office is currently on. Would you like to turn it off?

Not particularly, but I suppose my vacation has to end sometime.

Ah, who am I kidding. It's good to be back. Many thanks to the adroit JM for sitting in for me during what proved to be a couple of Read More →

So, Rupert, when Eric talks about all those ad dollars, how does that make you feel?

Google and News Corp. looked to be on pretty good terms a few months ago when News Corp. made Google the search engine for MySpace, the popular social-networking site it bought, in a deal that over three years would more Read More →

Mind you, it’s just a prototype

If you think Toshiba's video headgear design looks funny now, imagine the laughs it'll get in 50 years. Read More →

Wal-Marting Across America: a guide to the low road

From the Be Careful What You Wish For file: Throughout the long history of the blogosphere, those who think seriously about new forms of communication have been urging corporations and their PR people to jump in and join an open Read More →

Oh great — avatar-on-the-street interviews

Reuters' newest foreign correspondent didn't need to get any shots before traveling to his new posting (except, perhaps, for a shot of healthy skepticism). Adam Pasick is stationed in Second Life, the parallel universe where more than 850,000 users Read More →

Off Topic

Stephen Colbert looks forward to getting his cut from the Google-YouTube deal, and the winners of the 2006 Ig Nobel awards for imaginative research (among this year's topics: "Fragmentation of Rods by Cascading Cracks: Why Spaghetti Does Not Read More →
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