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Skitch, the photo Social Network?


When it comes to Social Networking and more specifically micro-blogging, it’s like every seat in the house has been taken. What with Pownce, Jaiku and Twitter buying up all of the private boxes, while everyone else is left to scrounge around in cheap seats. But if a picture says a thousand words, maybe the best […]


Brand building, managing gets personal


If you’re a ‘blogger, then you’re already building and managing your brand. Once you’re on-line, there’s no point erecting virtual partitions in an attempt to prevent your on-line activities bleeding into those off-line… Your message, your articles and your comments are your brand. How you present yourself both off-line and on-line is your brand. Showing […]


IBM, Sun miss the money in MMOGs


When I think of IBM and Sun Microsystems, I think of stoic, reliable mainframes, enterprise-class business software, data mining, processing et cetera, et cetera, et cetera. What I don’t think of is their bespectacled brainiacs pondering revenue streams in virtual worlds like Second Life. But like any other market that starts out small but looks […]


YouTube InVideo ads tech a turn off?


There’s more to YouTube these days than amateur video clips and 5-minute funnies. What with Google quite controversially closing the doors on their Google Video service, could YouTube point the way to video on demand? In its current form, Google seem happy with the type and volume of content on YouTube, so there’s no reason […]


iPod inching closer to iPhone design?


What has to rank as one of the least difficult to predict Apple predictions in history, it looks like the iPod will take on the iPhone form factor sans the phone smarts… The moment the Apple iPhone was rumoured way back when, I began to think. Then when there was talk of full screen and […]