- Google: We want Chrome to grow the Web | The Open Road – CNET News – This is why we should be cheering Google's entry into the browser market–even if we ultimately want Firefox to win. Perhaps especially if we want Firefox to win.
- Thoughts on Opera Unite | FactoryCity – Opera is attempting to take advantage of the rise of social networking (the verb) and bake it into the browser, as a personal extension to one’s computing experience. They accomplish this by embedding what amounts to a web server in the browser, and making it possible to share files, music and photos and to post notes or chat directly with your friends
- An App, the GoodGuide, Aids in Careful Shopping – NYTimes.com – These days, every skin lotion and dish detergent on store shelves gloats about how green it is. How do shoppers know which are good for them and good for the earth?
- The Best iPhone Apps for Kids – Gadgetwise Blog – NYTimes.com – Say you were faced with a 3-year-old child on the verge of full meltdown — which iPhone apps would distract and delight him enough to avoid mayhem?
- Iran’s Disputed Election – The Big Picture – Boston.com – Following up from last Friday's entry about Iran's Presidential Election, Tehran and other cities have seen the largest street protests and rioting since the 1979 Iranian Revolution
- Adobe makes Acrobat.com a business with paid accounts | Webware – CNET – With Acrobat.com, Adobe is coming a little late to a game that Google, Zoho and ThinkFree have been running for years, and that Microsoft is set to join very soon. What may make the difference is that Adobe can work these products very deeply into other pieces of its software. Whether that ends up being a liability compared to competing solutions that remain Web-only is unclear.
- Mozilla Firefox.next peek: profiling yourself – One of the features planned for the next version of Firefox (tentatively named Firefox 3.6, but most accurately referred as Firefox.next) is about:me, a specially crafted web page that will let you see your browsing habits profile including most visited sites, time of the day and days you navigate most, how you access sites.
- Twitter helps Dell rake in sales | Technology | Reuters – Dell said on Thursday it has raked in more than $3 million from Twitter followers who clicked through its posts to its Web sites to make purchases
- BBC NEWS | Technology | No IE onboard Windows 7 in Europe – Bowing to European competition rules, Microsoft Windows 7 will ship without Internet Explorer.
- Performance, Scalability and Architecture – Java and .NET Application Performance Management (dynaTrace Blog) » Interoperability is more than just talking with each other – Microsoft and Sun recently announced their Open Source Project Stonehenge at the JavaOne conference. Stonehenge is a reference implementation that shows how to bridge the two major development platforms Java and .NET using Web Services
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