Riya, a very interesting startup company that is building a picture tagging technology, just closed a huge $15MM round of funding. Riya’s face recognition technology auto tags your photos with the names of those people that you’ve trained it to know based on facial characteristics. Like something out of the FBI, or hollywood, this would […]
Apple’s strong run with the iPod has lifted the company’s market capitalization to $72bn, or just slightly higher than Dell. Engadget has a snippet from an internal email that Steve Jobs sent out marking the moment: “Team, it turned out that Michael Dell wasn’t perfect at predicting the future. Based on today’s stock market close, […]
ThinkGeek is taking orders for a WiFi and Flickr enabled photo frame. Definitely worth a look.
The Student Tablet PC weblog is one of the best Tablet focused sites out there. While my college days are a distant memory, the site’s productive approach to using a Tablet enabled PC makes it a must read. For example, their latest post details a great method of scanning textbooks onto your Tablet. Beside for reducing […]
Toni Schneider, who was the executive in charge of Yahoo’s developer network is leaving to join Automattic, the company that Matt Mullenweg started to build WordPress, WordPress.com, and other cool software. Link to Om Malik’s scoop: Yahoo Exec Exits For Automattic CEO Gig.
Several people have noted that the Geckotip extension for Firefox has been updated. If you use a tablet enabled PC like me this is great news. Firefox is my browser of choice and an enhanced tablet experience only solidifies that choice. Get the new tip here.
A short, but interesting post by Seth Godin that is worth reading: Farming and hunting.
Boeing announced two major deals with huge implications for the Indian economy and airline sector. The company will invest over $175 million in repair and training facilities, and will source almost $2 billion worth of products and services from India. In addition to this huge deal, the company also announced that it had closed a […]
Marc Orchant points us to the InBubbleWrap website, which is running an offer to get a pass to attend David Allen’s GTD seminar. Check it out here: Win a free GTD seminar and book
I just stumbled onto a great post about writing. Worth a look here: Top Ten Writing Tips To Help You To Write More