Monthly Archives: June 2007

Google Gadget Ventures – earn $100,000 from Google to develop gadgets

Marissa Mayar, VP of Google, announced a Google Gadget Ventures where they pay developers $100,000 to build gadgets.

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80+ AJAX-Solutions For Professional Coding

This list was just so useful that I had to post it here. It is a list of Ajax techniques & tutorials: Auto-completion, instant field editing, menus, calendars, interactive elements, visual effects, animation, basic javascripts, as well as an extensive developer’s suite should give you a useful and powerful toolbox you can use every day, without a need to go through hundreds of AJAX-related bookmarks.

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Google opens up malware blacklist API

Google employees Brian Rakowski and Garrett Casto from the Antiphishing and Antimalware Teams have announced that the company is opening up its Safe Browsing API to the public. The Safe Browsing API allows easy access to Google’s updated blacklist of suspected phishing and malware-infested web pages.

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EMI says DRM-free music is selling well

EMI’s senior VP Lauren Berkowitz reports that sales of the label’s digital music sales have seen a spike in sales after going DRM-free through iTunes a few weeks ago. If EMI can maintain that increase in sales, the other major labels may follow sooner than later.

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AT&T ‘Spy Room’ Documents Unsealed; You’ve Already Seen Them

A civil liberties group suing telecom giant AT&T for allegedly installing illegal secret surveillance rooms in its internet facilities at the behest of the National Security Agency published substantial portions of long-sealed case documents Tuesday.

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Amazing things possible thanks to ZFS, including fast incremental backups

Very nice reliability features, but still quite simple and flexible. IMHO very nice.

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Virtualize AND dual-boot the same Windows on your Mac

The problem with dual-booting Windows is the inconvenience of having to restart your Mac entirely. The problem with virtualizing Windows is that it can be unreasonably slow for a prolonged session. Now that Boot Camp and Parallels work together, you can choose between virtualizing or booting into your Windows depending on what you have to do.

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