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Articles by Jonathan Salem Baskin
posted in February 2009

People Don't Kill Trolls, But Gamers Do

The video game industry chalked up another victory recently when a federal appeals court struck down a California law meant to keep violent video games out of the hands of minors. I can't help but think of the NRA.

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Is The Mobile Web For Content Or Commerce?

A company called Buzzwire unveiled yesterday a site that will aggregate user preferences to create a guide to the "best content" on the mobile Web. I'm not so sure it's what people are looking for on their phones.

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More Is Less, Or Less Is More?

Verizon Wireless is promoting its new "virtual communications center," which promises to manage all of your day-to-day communications activities, from Internet search and e-mail, to good, old-fashioned telephony. We've seen this concept before, haven't we?

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Twitter Gets Bailout Money?

Twitter, the micro-blogging service that lets users send impromptu 140-character messages to their "followers," just received $35 million, even though it has never generated any appreciable revenue, let alone profits, and has no known plan to do either.

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Digital TV: A Luddite's Lament

I know that digital television transmission is sharper, clearer, richer, and offers oodles of other benefits that lame old rabbit-eared analog sets couldn't even, er, picture. But remind me again who asked for the improvement?

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Lenovo Retrenches, But From What?

Lenovo has fired its American CEO, put a Chinese board member in charge, and plans to bring back a co-founder to help run the board and "refocus on China and other emerging markets." So what is it leaving behind?

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Can IT Execs Save Detroit?

As the sales results continue to tumble for the Detroit carmakers, I worry that they don't know how to fix their problems. Would they get different results if they approached their vehicles like IT projects?

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