Does Twitter Match The Mission?
A CIO with the U.S. Air Force argues that government-technology decision makers must apply cost-benefit analysis in determining whether Web 2.0 tools make sense for their agencies.
Melody: Movable Type, Reloaded
It's always compelling news when an open source project of some renown is forked. It's twice as compelling when it's a fork of a project you use and rely on personally. I speak of Melody, a spinoff of the open-source branch of the blogging and publishing system Movable Type.
Is YouTube Close To Profitability?
Google's ownership of dark fiber, cost-efficient data centers, and use of peering agreements may be cutting the video site's losses close to zero, a new report finds.
MySpace Cuts 30% Of Workforce
The social networking site's parent company, News Corp., saw a 47% dip in its operating income in the third quarter of its current fiscal year.
Army Unblocks Some Social Media Sites
U.S. troops within the contiguous United States can now access Facebook, Delicious, Flickr, Twitter, Vimeo, and Web-based e-mail. YouTube and some other sites are still blocked.
EA's Sims 3 Defies Recession
More than 1.4 million units of Sims 3 have been sold since Electronic Arts released the latest version of the video game June 2.
Google Widens Its Gaze In Street View
Google's continuous corridor of 3-D space with building facades and roadway geometry is generated virtually using laser landscape measurements and picture difference comparisons.
Opera 10 Browser Released To Beta
While speed is highlighted, other features included in Opera 10 are a BitTorrent application, inline spell checker, and updated version of Opera Mail.
Twitter Business Still Up For Grabs
At TwitterCon, most panelists admitted they were trying to find ways to increase brand equity despite not being able to fully rely on Twitter's servers.