Monthly Archives: September 2003
Well, that was quick… Here’s quote via San Jose Biz Journal “Kaltix Corp., a search technology startup, has been purchased by Internet search engine company Google Inc., of Mountain View. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.” (Thanks for … Continue reading
Add to this list the Fax Machine! I despise that retched device! [Now Playing: Sonny Rollins - Mack The Knife (10:05)]
Cool! Greg has released a NewsGator posting plug-in for B2! (hopefully this will work!) [Now Playing: Elvis Costello - Can It Be True? (03:46)]
CNET News.com has an article on a new Wharton Team that appears to be using k-log-like techniques to rediscover serendipitous data connections. “Although an unprecedented amount of information about technology is now available online, Ranieri notes that “everything is set … Continue reading
Scopeware is a personal desktop search tool similar to X1, but with a different take on the user experience. I haven’t tested it yet, but it seems to be worth a look. Scopeware also offers a server-based solution.
Fredrick Marckini talks to advertising pioneer Jack Trout about exactly how Microsoft can trump Google… Jack Trout, “says Google is dangerously close to becoming the generic in the space. Should that happen, the company would be open to brand and … Continue reading
Not much new in this AP article on Yahoo, but worth a read anyway… …many analysts are most closely watching Microsoft’s project to develop its own indexing and searching system for the Internet Â— and how the technology might later … Continue reading
I’d love to see this catch on… Magnatune: “try before you buy.” It’s the shareware model applied to music.
Is there anything else VeriSign can do to demonstrate its hatred of customers? Oh yeah, it certainly can! However, the BIND community’s emergency response is definitely a gem!
Via Due Diligence “Enterprise collaboration and groupware company Intraspect Software has been sold to public company Vignette for $20m in cash and stock.” Tim Oren has a nice quote about the space Introspect served too… “This one’s a cautionary tale … Continue reading
Joe Wilcox of Jupiter’s Microsoft Monitor Research Service talks about MSFT’s collaboration culture within business groups and relates it to what former Apple executive Michael Mace wrote in his rant about Who Killed Apple Computer?: From Collaboration: The Microsoft Way: … Continue reading
John sent me this article in Business 2.0, which seems to be demonstrating the application of Business Process Re-engineering in the Consumer Product Development area: James Dyson says, “It is much easier to reinvent the wheel because the faults of … Continue reading
I just tested X1 for a few minutes and I’m truly impressed with its ability to quickly index and search my local repository of files and email messages. “X1 is free PC software that uses an advanced indexing process that … Continue reading
The Internet Archive has release a new tool that allows you to search for relevant pages from 1996 until today. “You can search and find things the way they used to be.” I guess the web almost never forgets…