It's interesting to see how useful plain old ISDN still is. I write about hockey online, and end up listening to a lot of NHL radio shows & podcasts which feature guests calling in from all over North America. Our local TV announcer (Pete Weber of the Nashville Predators) has an ISDN line to his home specifically for this purpose, and as a listener you can really tell the difference when Pete's doing a radio segment as opposed to other guests who may be calling from a typical landline or (ugh) a cell phone. It sounds like Weber is right in the studio alongside the hosts.
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This reads much like articles we've seen for several years, just with Twitter substituted for email/blog/message board post.
No, it is completely logical if the utility that you gain by enjoying the use of the item exceeds the utility you would have gotten from the money gained by auctioning it to the highest bidder.
Now it appears that Google is also a contender to acquire this web advertisement placement firm.
If Google indeed does buys out DoubleClick, does that mean more chair-throwing? Whatever happened to "Do No Evil"?"
We would be interested to hear experiences of others who have been in through similar experiences. What works, what doesn't, etc."
Google announced today a partnership with the National Basketball Association to provide a new "NBA Channel" on YouTube, featuring game highlights and videos featuring NBA players. The new arrangement isn't as extensive as that between Google and the National Hockey League, which provides full games for online viewing
Deutsche Bank, already a significant user of Novell and Microsoft products, was pleased that the collaboration would improve interoperability among various systems. "Microsoft and Novell*s agreement gives us the benefit of choice of platforms and tremendous flexibility that will help make our company more competitive and efficient." said Clemens Jochum, chief technology officer of Deutsche Bank AG.
From the abstract:
"A content syndication platform, such as a web content syndication platform, manages, organizes and makes available for consumption content that is acquired from the Internet. In at least some embodiments, the platform can acquire and organize web content, and make such content available for consumption by many different types of applications. These applications may or may not necessarily understand the particular syndication format. An application program interface (API) exposes an object model which allows applications and users to easily accomplish many different tasks such as creating, reading, updating, deleting feeds and the like."
The application, No. 11/158,936, was filed June 21, 2005 by Amar S. Gandhi, et. al. No word on the buckets of prior art which likely exist.
The application can be found here: http://appft1.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=