IBM Uses Internal Kickstarters To Pick Projects
Have heard maybe a German bank was doing something like this, but havent come across other examples
What's the Best RSS Reader Not Named Google Reader?
I was pretty happy with Bloglines until it was to be killed in 2010 (a white knight rescued it, http://www.networkworld.com/news/2010/110510-bloglines-shutdown-avoided-as-merchantcircle.html but I had already switched to google reader by that time). I'd consider returning to it, since it remains alive, though am also open to some of the other alternatives being shared.
Flatlining User Base May Spell End of RIM
Have stuck it out long enough. I don't even mind the lack of apps, it's the lack of even halfway decent web access that is the killer for me. Contract ends in December, time to move on
James Bond can't wait for iPhone 5, using Sony phone in "Skyfall"
I'm actually one of the BlackBerry survivors (maybe not for long), so have no stake in promoting iPhones or Sony products... just figured people might be interested in the tech placement
I most recently switched ISPs ...
Held on to RCN as long as we could, to fight the man, but eventually caved to Verizon for the phone etc bundle
Rob "CmdrTaco" Malda Resigns From Slashdot
Best thing to me about CmdrTaco's Slashdot has been the site's unique ability to generate comments in quantity (and sometimes quality) unlike I've seen on any other website. Wishing Rob the best on his next venture
2009 Ig Nobels Awarded, For Gas-Mask Bras and More
How the Ig Nobels compare with the Nobels: http://www.networkworld.com/slideshows/2009/092809-ignobel.html
Comcast Proposes Self Regulation and P2P Bill of Rights
Now why would anyone be concerned about ISPs meddling with their traffic? University of Washington researchers are set to release a paper today that says one percent of the Web pages being delivered on the Internet are being changed along the way...