So, Facebook has acquired FriendFeed. But what does it mean? Well despite the rhetoric of some that this is a minor deal because FriendFeed’s audience was small compared to that of its acquirer Facebook, or even Twitter, this deal should actually have some wide-reaching implications for the future of how many of us use the web socially. …
– MG Siegler
Facebook Takes FriendFeed To Take On Twitter (2009-Aug-10) [techcrunch]
… Apple will face a user revolt in the coming years based upon Microsoft, Google and other yet-to-be-formed companies, undercutting their core markets with cheap, stable and open devices. Apple’s legendary comeback ability will be for naught if they don’t deeply examine their anti-competitive nature. …
– Jason Calacanis
The Case Against Apple–in Five Parts (2009-Aug-08) [calacanis.com]
… It’s all becoming a bit too passe. We are becoming immune to the shock of despicable treatment of children.
Personally I think there are too many loopholes.
We need some hard and fast laws on the treatment of children and put to the sword anyone who transgresses.
We can make all sorts of excuses for people who perpetrate no good, but the pendulum has swung too far.
The treatment of the most vulnerable people in our world has become a national tragedy.
Let’s put some economic stimulus into this.
Suffer the little children.
– Eddie McGuire
No excuses for this neglect (2009-Aug-09) [Herald Sun]
Google has given free versions of Apps to colleges and universities for two years now. But as part of the “Going Google” campaign, they’ve pushed extra hard on educational institutions to adopt Apps. Why?
Even if the core of Google’s strategy has been to entice paying enterprises over to Apps, giving away professional-quality email hosting and other solutions to students is the classic “hook ‘em while they’re young” strategy. From elementary school to college, Google is flooding the market with their products in the hope that these kids will demand it when they enter the workforce. …
– Google Apps Tries to Hook ‘em While They’re Young (2009-Aug-07) [ReadWriteEnterrose]