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Friday, February 13, 2009

This Week's IT Blogwatch Roundup

Instead of posting links to these things each day, I'll do a Friday roundup of the week...

1234567890 seconds since 1/1/1970: tonight!

1234567890In a special IT Blogwatch Extra, Richi Jennings watches geeks celebrate 1234567890 night. Not to mention more mayhem from the Improv Everywhere crew...

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Industry gets serious about Downadup, aka Conficker

Microsoft security  logoIn Friday's IT Blogwatch, Richi Jennings watches an industry cabal get off their collective backsides to do something about the latest 10-million-strong botnet. Not to mention conclusive proof that Google does have a sense of humor...

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"Ditch XP for Vista," begs Microsoft

MicrosoftIn Thursday's IT Blogwatch, Richi Jennings watches Microsoft cajole and plead with IT customers to stop using Windows XP. Not to mention the oh-so-hysterical Cake Wrecks...

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IBM floats big blue clouds

IBM logoIn Wednesday's IT Blogwatch, Richi Jennings watches IBM get serious about cloud computing. Not to mention if Apple made batteries...

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Google PowerMeter... err, powers your power meter

Google.org logoIn a special IT Blogwatch Extra, Richi Jennings watches bloggers watch Google.org watch your power meter (phew). Not to mention Queen vs. Songsmith...

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Kindle 2 to fan flames for e-books?

Kindle 2In Tuesday's IT Blogwatch, Richi Jennings watches Amazon launch its "new, improved" e-book reader. Not to mention corpulence pedagogy...

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OLPC throws in the towel

OLPC logoIn Monday's IT Blogwatch, Richi Jennings watches the One Laptop Per Child project give up on making laptops. Not to mention Ice Invaders...

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Hat tip: Claudio Gamboa

Monday, February 09, 2009

OLPC throws in the towel

OLPC logoIn Monday's IT Blogwatch, Richi Jennings watches the One Laptop Per Child project give up on making laptops. Not to mention Ice Invaders...

Update: OLPC PR seems to be claiming that Negroponte was misunderstood. Sounds like his talk was a little too "nuanced"...

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