Google’s Latitude

Google’s latest add on to Google maps is called Latitude. Latitude allows users to share their location with friends via their cell phones. Google recently ended its Dodgeball service, which allowed cell users to share current location information via text by virtually any phone. With Latitude being an …


Carol Bartz named Chief Executive of Yahoo

On Tuesday, Carol Bartz debuted as the successor to Yahoo’s Chief Executive Jerry Yang.Murmers among the masses are that Yahoo’s leadership style will become more dominant under the succinct “no no-nonsense” leadership style of Ms. Bartz. This style of dominant leadership will come in sharp contrast to the …


With TiVo, search reaches television

The world of search is changing at a constant speed, and the way we live our lives is changing along with it. A recent example of this is the beloved television company TiVo. TiVo first wowed the world when it empowered us to skip through commercials and set up a …


Mobile Video projections

It is predicted that many will be watching the presidential inauguration on January 20th on mobile devices, as lives become increasingly busy and mobile. No matter where people are, they are able to access information and events via smart phones and other devices. This creates an opportunity for …


Cisco Systems invests in Microsoft’s Xobni

Xobni is a tool by Microsoft to streamline inbox management-it is actually inbox spelled backwards. The search tool indexes email in one’s outlook inbox-searching messages for keywords, phone numbers, names and photos and categorizing them. Xobni announced on Monday that it has closed a $7 million dollar round …


Update on FCC & Wireless Spectrum

The topic of the 700 MHz FCC wireless spectrum auction that began on January 24,2008 has stirred up much controversy. The FCC recently canceled the meeting where the vote was to take place on the free internet plan, wherein it would decide if it should auction off 25 …