Archive for the ‘Internet’ category

New services promise online life after death.

May 18, 2009

Jeremy Toeman, founder of the site Legacy Locker, recognized that when he was on a plane and wondered what would happen to his online life if it crashed. While his will leaves everything to his wife, including all of his digital assets, Toeman realized how difficult it would be for her to access his accounts.

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Online dating: The technology behind the attraction

February 14, 2009

When Joe wanted to find love, he turned to science. Rather than hang out in bars or hope that random dates worked out, the 34-year-old aerospace engineer signed up for eHarmony.com, an online dating service that uses detailed profiles, proprietary matching algorithms and a tightly controlled communications process to help people find their perfect

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Obama poised to be first ‘wired’ president

January 15, 2009

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As the first president-elect with a Facebook page and a YouTube channel, Barack Obama is poised to use the Internet to communicate directly with Americans in a way unknown to previous presidents.

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Google’s Chrome Browser Works Great

September 2, 2008

The story of the day today is the release of the new Chrome browser from Google.  Being the early adopter that I am I downloaded the browser today and I am actually writing this post while using the Chrome browser.  It’s only been a couple of hours since I have had it but so far it is very easy to use and I like the features that I see.  You can get a full rundown on the new Chrome browser from Google by clicking HERE.

I found it interesting…I hope you do too

DeaconDavid

WSJ.com – NBC’s Olympic Ratings Get A Web-Based Boost

August 12, 2008

NBC’s first two primetime Olympic broadcasts drew more viewers than any Summer Games in a decade, easing worries that Internet footage would erode TV audiences.

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When Google Owns You

August 6, 2008

DeaconDavid’s comment:  I happened to see this story on the New York Times and I went to read it for myself.  It’s very good and very informative, especially for those of us who are tied to Gmail, Picassa, Google Adwords, etc.  I don’t want to scare people from using Google services, I’ve been happy with them, but to know that something like this could happen is a very scary thought. Please read the full article then let me know what you think by leaving your comments.

What if Google deactivated your account, cutting off all Google Services?? Poor Nick Saber…and he pays them for extra storage, too. Maybe SaaS isn’t that great after all. Let’s see if Nick gets any joy out of Google’s customer service/Support guys now that Chris Brogan’s blogging about it.

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WSJ.com – YouTube Strikes Online Olympics Deal

August 5, 2008

DeaconDavid’s comment: I like the fact that the Internet will play a major part in the coverage of the 2008 Olympics, but I don’t like that the USA will be blocked from this YouTube footage. I guess NBC and their affiliates believe they will provide all the coverage we need.

YouTube will provide about three hours a day of exclusive Olympics content under a deal with the IOC.

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