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Tivoogle

An interesting story coming from PVRblog…  Then there’s the fact that both Yahoo! and Google offer video services now, which fit in with TiVo’s Video Publisher. This would give TiVo access to a whole lotta Long Tail video. This would be especially powerful if TiVo opened up scheduling via web services. As this weekend’s Ajax […]

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Why CEOs shouldn’t do interviews

Ugh. Seriously, why do y ou let the CEO out of their office if all they’re going to say is things like this…  Can you hear me now? Well, don’t expect to if I’m indoors. That was the apparent message conveyed by Verizon Communications Inc. chairman and chief executive Ivan Seidenberg in remarks published over the […]

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Why CEOs shouldn't do interviews

Ugh. Seriously, why do y ou let the CEO out of their office if all they’re going to say is things like this…  Can you hear me now? Well, don’t expect to if I’m indoors. That was the apparent message conveyed by Verizon Communications Inc. chairman and chief executive Ivan Seidenberg in remarks published over the […]

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Macromedia keeps on impressing

On Monday morning, the tech world was a buzz with the news of the Adobe/Macromedia merger. As I’ve watched this unfold, I can’t say enough how impressed with Macromedia I am. They’re doing it right, and here’s a quick run down of the highlights: Macromedia.com home page updated with nicely designed graphics on Monday morning announcing […]

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Adobe acquires Macromedia

In a somewhat surprising move, Adobe has announced that they have acquired Macromedia. SAN JOSE, Calif. ? April 18, 2005 ? Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq: ADBE) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Macromedia (Nasdaq: MACR) in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $3.4 billion. The combination of Adobe and Macromedia will provide customers a […]

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Blingo and Firefox

I’m sure you’re already sick of me talking about Blingo, but it’s just so damn cool. I’ve added Blingo as a default search engine in Firefox. (It’s really simple, just sign up, and on your profile page, click the Add Firefox link. Bam!) After having selected the search engine (click on the google icon in […]

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More Blingo Thoughts

I’ve been so impressed with Blingo, that I’ve been telling all my friends about it. One of my buddies immediately was turned off by the “free iPod” approach. It’s a great point that I wonder if Blingo considered – “Free iPod” equals sham at this point, thanks to all the Free iPod scams. So I […]

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Online Learning Event

Got a mail yesterday about this Online Learning Event planned for all week next week at TechSoup. The hosts will post daily topic starters and will respond to any user questions and statements that are posted.  It is a free event, and we hope it benefits the nonprofit and not-for-profit audience, by teaching them about creating […]

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Cool new search engine..sorta…

I just came across Blingo, a new search engine with an interesting concept. Blingo is a new search engine that gives away prizes every day like Apple iPods, Amazon Gift Certificates, a year of free movies at Blockbuster Online, and more. By joining Blingo Friends you can invite your friends to use Blingo, and when […]

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4 Years!?!

Yep, that’s right – 4 years ago today I was getting married. It’s been a fun, wonderful, rocky, crazy, enjoyable road! I love ya baby!

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