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  • Tired Of Mean And Nasty YouTube Comments? The YuleTube Browser Extension Will Fix That

    Tired Of Mean And Nasty YouTube Comments? The YuleTube Browser Extension Will Fix That

    If you’ve ever gone “deep” into the nastiness that the YouTube commenting section can be, then you know that it’s not a pretty place. Depending on the type of content you’re visiting, fights will break out, mothers will be dragged into the conversation and it’s just not fun to be around. Who are we kidding? No matter what type of content it is, a YouTube… Read More

  • NICE Systems acquires Fizzback for approximately $80 million

    NICE Systems acquires Fizzback for approximately $80 million

    NICE Systems this morning announced that it is to acquire UK company Fizzback, which is backed by Advent Venture Partners, Nauta Capital and TAG, for approximately $80 million in cash. Fizzback sends consumers requests for feedback relating to a specific interaction or transaction via mobile, web or social media. The feedback is then analyzed by Fizzback to determine a relevant response, and… Read More

  • NICE Systems Acquires Fizzback For Approximately $80 Million

    NICE Systems Acquires Fizzback For Approximately $80 Million

    NICE Systems this morning announced that it is to acquire UK company Fizzback for approximately $80 million in cash. Fizzback is backed by Advent Venture Partners, Nauta Capital and TAG. Fizzback sends consumers requests for feedback relating to a specific interaction or transaction via mobile, web or social media. The feedback is then analyzed by Fizzback to determine a relevant response, and… Read More

  • Make One, Drop One toy program

    Make One, Drop One toy program


    Oh, overprotective mothers, is there anything you can’t ruin? Some moms got together and created the ToySociety in Australia created a “Make One, Drop One” program for kids. Essentially, you make a nice toy for your little one you leave another one in a plastic bag hanging from a spot unavailable to dogs and their pee. The mission is basically: “So, you’d like to… Read More

  • Daniel and Everett thank us profusely for our Internet largesse

    Daniel and Everett thank us profusely for our Internet largesse

    It’s not often we get thanked for stuff we do here, so this little email this morning was quite refreshing. I posted a link to Daniel and Everett’s show yesterday as part lark and part serious exploration into the blossoming and inevitable sad decline of the young journalist (I’ll see you kids at the ulcer doctor!). However, Daniel took the time to drop me a note this morning… Read More

  • BBG's list of 101 old computer ads

    BBG's list of 101 old computer ads

    This exhaustive list of computer advertisements from the olden days should bring most of us to tears. Compuserve… Commodore… Star Raiders. This is the stuff of bitter nostalgia. Read More

  • Apple compensates iTunes customers whose shows got cancelled

    Apple compensates iTunes customers whose shows got cancelled


    A lot of shows had their seasons cut short during the writers strike. Apple is giving those customers who stuck with their iTunes subscriptions an attaboy by crediting them for however many episodes got nixed. So if your favorite show got shortened by, say, six episodes, then six free episodes off iTunes is what you’ll get. You one of the lucky ones whose show survived intact? Apple… Read More

  • I Found Your Camera helps locate, return digital cameras, memory cards

    [photopress:foundurcam.jpg,full,center] People who have lost their digital camera need to know about Found Cameras and Orphan Pictures, more popularly known as I Found Your Camera. It’s a simple Blogger blog that people contact once they’ve found someone else’s camera. They send a unique photo to the site so that you, the owner, can easily identify it. There’s even… Read More

  • Google and Nokia shack up after a few pints

    Google and Nokia shack up after a few pints


    Looks like Google’s insistent caresses finally broke down Nokia’s defenses. And Google got some. Nokia’s been putting it off for a long time, but I think that Google’s just too much of a stud to refuse at this point. Nokia will be including Google search into a few select phones (the N96, N78, 6210 and 6220) before rolling it out to more. Probably a good idea since… Read More