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November 4, 2005 by joetheblow
Well, have you?

I don't actually NEED to use an online dating service, but I thought I would give it a shot.

I got 2 spammers and a special person... i don't know if its a real person or somone trying to con me.

Check this out. Today I was asked if I could do her a favor. This favor is to pick up a check from some 'company' and then send it through Western Union.

Now this is what I can not figure out: If I own a business and I want to send money internationally, then why can't the b...
October 5, 2005 by joetheblow
If you don't know what is, its sort of like a social calenar program. From what I have seen, it is mostly used to show off events, not personal stuff (like I see on MySpace)

Yahoo buys Konfabulator, now Upcoming... what is next? Listal? Stardock? (no I think Google will buy them out)
August 27, 2004 by joetheblow

Geolocation tech slices, dices Web

Monday, July 12, 2004 Posted: 1:03 PM EDT (1703 GMT)

NEW YORK (AP) -- Type "dentist" into Google from New York, and you'll get ads for dentists in the city. Try watching a Cubs baseball game from a computer in Chicago, and you'll be stymied. Pre-existing local TV rights block the webcast.

The same technology is also being used by a British casino to keep out the Dutch and by online movie distributors to limit viewing to where it's p...
August 26, 2004 by joetheblow

Internet2: 2004 and beyond
Published: August 24, 2004, 4:00 AM PDT
By Marguerite Reardon
Staff Writer, CNET

Internationally acclaimed violinist and conductor Pinchas Zukerman doesn't let a little thing like a few thousand miles stand in the way of reaching his students.

Using high-definition videoconferencing technology available through the Internet2 network, he can give individual instruction to students half a world away with CD-quality sound and D...
August 26, 2004 by joetheblow

Browser campaign slams IE
Published: August 24, 2004, 4:00 PM PDT
By Paul Festa
Staff Writer, CNET

A group that prodded browser makers toward better standards compliance is urging people to abandon Microsoft's Internet Explorer.

The group has set up a Web site reminiscent of Apple Computer's "Real People" ad campaign, which urged people to switch from Microsoft's Windows operating system to the Macintosh. The site features first-person testimonials of ...
August 26, 2004 by joetheblow

JibJab beats copyright rap
Published: August 25, 2004, 8:47 AM PDT
By Evan Hansen
Staff Writer, CNET

update A music company claiming to own the rights to Woody Guthrie's "This Land is Your Land" may have gotten more than it bargained for when it took on JibJab Media, the Web animators behind a wildly popular parody of the U.S. presidential campaign.

On Tuesday, Ludlow Music agreed to allow JibJab to distribute its film, which is based on the tune, wit...
August 26, 2004 by joetheblow

Gmail by any other name?
Published: August 13, 2004, 3:42 PM PDT
By Stefanie Olsen
Staff Writer, CNET

In another for the "whoops" file, Google risks losing trademark rights to the name of its Web-based e-mail service, Gmail.

The search giant is fourth in line to be considered for ownership of the trademark name, Gmail, according to filings with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Because the office considers applications in the order they were filed...
August 26, 2004 by joetheblow

Gmail Vs. MSN Hotmail Vs. Yahoo! Mail
Arik Hesseldahl, 06.28.04, 6:00 AM ET

NEW YORK - What year is it again? When it comes to the suddenly renewed battle in the free Web e-mail business, it may seem a bit like 1997 all over again. And in a sense the main combatants haven't changed much since then. Remember when names like Rocketmail battled Hotmail and WhoWhere...

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August 15, 2004 by joetheblow

The spyware inferno
August 13, 2004, 10:00 AM PT
By Sharon Wienbar

The proliferation of advertising programs on the PC is called by many names--most of which involve unprintable language.

To the Slashdot crowd, it's spyware and its authors should be burned at the stake. Some in Congress call it "cyber trespass" and want to outlaw specific "deceptive practices." To Claria, the biggest company in the niche, it's extraordinarily profitable to the tune of $90 mill...
March 1, 2004 by joetheblow
Source: CNET

Judge rules Microsoft infringed on Eolas patent
Last modified: January 14, 2004, 5:40 PM PST
By John Borland
Staff Writer, CNET

A Chicago federal judge on Wednesday upheld a $521 million patent verdict against Microsoft that could ultimately force major changes in many of the most common Internet software products.

Judge James Zagel said he saw no reason to overturn an August jury verdict that said Microsoft's Internet Explorer Web browsing softw...
November 13, 2003 by joetheblow
Here are the links I have been working to post. If you have the Google Toolbar you can search for words by highlighting them to look for specific topics I have collected around the net over the course of almost a year.

In RAW Format means its just a list of links in no order and with no description

Most of the links are on current/past events, science, technology, art, business, political/social, and education. Basically things I am interested in.
Links with dates on them will be on m...