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Whither Google Browser Sync?

Since making the switch to Firefox, I’ve been on the hunt for good, reliable Add-Ons to get the most out of my browser. When selecting an Add-On, I’m bound to exercise some caution. I much prefer to pick Add-Ons from reliable sources, such as the near-perfect Add-On from Del.icio.us, for example. Although the big names […]

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Blogging

MyBlogLog spam scam goes cooperative

Imagine how confused I was to see that I’d been asked to co-author a Community on MyBlogLog, especially since I didn’t know who the author was. I’ve been on MyBlogLog since the 30th of December 2006, and in that time, I’ve had my fair share of spammy comments, but in the main, I just let […]

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Can you Digg it? Apparently, some can’t!

OK, a bunch of websites have been banned from Digg. The policy that the guys at Digg employ is draconian, to say the least. Some of these people deserved to banned, others have been banned because of their members abusing the service being provided to them by the service provider. Others like Oliver of Redonka […]

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Business Entertainment Internet Society & Culture Technology

Web movie downloads trailing rental and cable

The immediacy of the web is one of its principle strengths. However, right now there seems to be a very ‘sound bite’ oriented mentality associated with the web as a means of media delivery. Or at least that’s the findings of a recent ABI Research document: “Watching short clips is the rage on the Web, […]

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Internet Legal & Politics Society & Culture

Tech’ news in brief: The Last Tax-Free Christmas Online?

Is buying on-line in the US to become a taxing ordeal? Well, if the Democrats get their way, maybe: “There can be a guilty little pleasure in buying that $350 iPod or $1,200 laptop online: avoiding the sales tax you’d have to pay at a local store. Technically, online purchasers owe sales tax to their […]