Monthly Archives: July 2007

Google/Youtube takes on piracy at youtube

robinna/ July 28, 2007/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Google Inc.‘s YouTube hopes recognition technology will be in place in September to stop the posting of copyrighted videos on the popular Web site, a lawyer Friday told a judge presiding over copyright lawsuits. [snip]… YouTube was working “very intensely and cooperating” with major content providers on a video recognition technology as sophisticated as fingerprint technology the FBI uses… complete

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wikia takes on google? new search engine in the works

robinna/ July 27, 2007/ Search engines/browsers/ 0 comments

Wikia details plans for search rival to Google SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales said on Friday he is putting the building blocks in place for a community-developed Web search service that would rival search engines such as Google or Yahoo. complete article atyahoo news (reuters article)

looking for contributors

robinna/ July 22, 2007/ publishing, my projects, my art/ 0 comments

Okay, so I totally hope this is ACTUALLY going to greenlight this time. Sigh. Let’s not talk about the technical issues that have plagued this problem, mmm? ..looking for contributors for a new online arts, literary, & music magazine, moonshine (details follow).—————- … a few people who would be willing to write articles, essays, reviews, op ed pieces, entries,comics, whatever,

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pageflakes offers new customization — blizzard!

robinna/ July 19, 2007/ Technology/ 0 comments

Customized home page startup Pageflakes launched a slew of new features this morning under what it is calling its “Blizzard” release. Among all of the new features, the two that are important to highlight are social networking and customizable themes on pages. Until today Pageflakes users could create pages for their own use, and/or make public pages called Pagecasts. The

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