Sunday, September 07, 2008

Chrome

WSJ PERSONAL TECHNOLOGY by WALTER S. MOSSBERG: Google Redefines Web Browser

"My verdict: Chrome is a smart, innovative browser that, in many common scenarios, will make using the Web faster, easier and less frustrating. But this first version -- which is just a beta, or test, release -- is rough around the edges and lacks some common browser features Google plans to add later."

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

So Long EDGAR

IDEA

Edgar, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s electronic database of corporate filings, will be replaced by a new system dubbed IDEA, or Interactive Data Electronic Applications, the SEC announced Tuesday.

Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Who needs a search engine?

Knol

Google's Knol makes it easy for you to write and share your knowledge with the world.

Monday, July 28, 2008

Saturday, April 19, 2008

Computer tutorials based on pictures. Free!

In Pictures

In Pictures online tutorials are based on pictures, not words. They're the easiest way to learn computer subjects.

Sunday, April 13, 2008

Unique book & ISBN database

ISBNdb.com

ISBNdb.com gets the book data in a unique way - it scans libraries all across the world for book information. The scanning is random and similar in a way to how general purpose web search engines scan web sites. Scanned results are then parsed and stored in a searchable and browseable database.

Saturday, March 29, 2008

Algorithms Are Terrific. But to Search Smarter, Find a Person.

Wired 3.24.08

The vogue for human curation reflects the growing frustration Net users have with the limits of algorithms.

Sunday, March 09, 2008

Data, at your service

Numbrary

Collections of numbers need as much attention online as do collections of words.

Monday, February 11, 2008

OCLC adds 21 publishers to NetLibrary

Business First of Columbus

OCLC Inc. on Monday said it has added another 21 publishers in recent months to its slate of more than 400 NetLibrary partners.

The Dublin-based company's NetLibrary links 15,000 libraries worldwide with more than 160,000 titles in electronic book or audiobook format.

Sunday, February 03, 2008

Microsoft Looks to Buy Yahoo

Next major milestone in Microsoft's transformation

Microsoft nnounced a $44.6 billion bid for Yahoo, looking to combine forces in a move to combat Google's dominant position in search and Internet advertising.

Monday, January 28, 2008

Full Content of Atlantic Monthly Site Now Free to All

TheAtlantic.com

TheAtlantic.com is dropping its subscriber registration requirement and making the site free to all visitors.

Now, in addition to such offerings as blogs, author dispatches, slideshows, interviews, and videos, readers can also browse issues going back to 1995, along with hundreds of articles dating as far back as 1857, the year The Atlantic was founded.

Investing Simplified

Wikinvest

"An investment website that explains the deeper story behind a company, giving investors the context they need to understand what they are betting on when they purchase a particular stock or invest in a specific sector."

Saturday, January 12, 2008

ProQuest Search Widget Expands Access to Library Resources

ProQuest Search Widget

Available now, the ProQuest Search Widget - a portable search box - allows instant searching of most ProQuest platform databases on any page of a library or university
web site.

Product Reviews Simplified

iNods

iNods aggregates user reviews and expert opinions on products you buy, and drastically simplifies your product research.

Saturday, December 29, 2007

World’s largest online newspaper kiosk

PressDisplay.com

Browse and read hundreds of full content premium newspapers and magazines from around the globe.