More Technology Links from CosmoBC.com InTheBlogs

Here is a list of some more useful technology links from CosmoBC.com InTheBlogs (oldest first):

  • Pupils to study Twitter and blogs in primary schools
    Children in the UK will now learn much less of the traditional school subjects such as history, geography and science. What will they learn instead? Twitter and blogs! Doesn’t that sound ridiculous to you?
  • Blockbuster Surrenders To The Digital Age
    Blockbuster is partnering with TiVo to offer a digital movie library through the Internet. This is due to the diminishing number of customers that rent movies because they prefer to download them through the Internet.
  • Life After Google and In Pictures: 10 Search Engines To Watch
    Even though Google is the major search engine there are still a lot of smaller search engines. Some of these “small” search engines might grow big.

  • Twitter still has no business model, and that’s OK
    Despite false rumors, Twitter still has not announced a business model. Twitter is one of the fastest growing social networks on the Internet and therefore has a possibility of a huge potential income, but no such moves have been done.
  • 13 Excellent Resources For Free Photoshop Plugins
    A list of free cool Photoshop plugins.
  • Local flavor for Google Suggest
    Google Suggest is a service that suggests you search results when you start typing in a Google search box. Now the suggestions are more localized. For example if you live in England and start typing “liver”, the top suggestion you will get would be about Liverpool.
  • The totally wired home
    A totally wired home? Intelligent home appliances that communicate with each other? Is this science fiction? Not anymore! An upstart company called Fugoo is planning to turn this into reality.
  • Top 10 Social Networks for Entrepreneurs
    Here is a list of the top 10 social networks for entrepreneurs. Each of them helps their members to succeed, so if you are an entrepreneur you might want to join them.
  • The Web Celeb 25
    In this age almost anyone with a computer and an access to the Internet can receive an audience online. Some very lucky people have become celebrities in this way.
  • Thirteen ways to boost your online reputation
    Some tips on how to improve your online reputation. This is really important if you want to get a job in the IT sector, since employers might search for some information about you on the Internet. So it better be good!
  • HOW TO: Make Firefox Your Productivity Machine
    Firefox has some option you probably haven’t heard of. Here are some tips for faster browsing on Firefox.
  • Kremlin Kids: We Launched the Estonian Cyber War
    Moscow’s youth movement Nashi (“Ours”) claims responsibility for the 2007 cyber attacks on Estonia.
  • 10 Rare HTML Tags You Really Should Know
    This is a list of 10 uncommon HTML Tags which purpose is the most misunderstood, but are still quite useful.
  • British search engine ‘could rival Google’
    British scientist Stephen Wolfram says that his new search engine called WolframAlpha “could rival Google”. Instead of searching the Internet by keywords it will answer questions asked by users. Therefore this will involve some kind of artificial intelligence (AI).
  • Google Health
    Now millions can access medication records online through Google Health, a new service that has recently been released by Google partnered up with Medco and CVS.
  • Sony confirms talks with YouTube on full movies
    Sony has confirmed talks with YouTube on posting full-length movies on the site. Therefore YouTube might take an even bigger share of the online media streaming business and sites such as Crackle or Hulu are expected to loose popularity.
  • Rumors of Yahoo! Taking Down MyBlogLog
    An article analyzing the recent rumors about Yahoo! planning to take down MyBlogLog.


Paul is the the founder of CosmoBC.com. He enjoys programming and blogging on topics such as technology, astronomy or offbeat. You can find him on his website or follow him through the buttons below.

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