The RaxList for September 29th through September 30th
30 September 2011 652 views No Comment
These are my links for September 29th through September 30th:
- Dot brand versus dot com: Internet domains go head to head – Beginning in January 2012, applications open for a new class of gTLD (generic top level domain).
- Sales of Murdoch’s online paper are way below target – More than seven months after Rupert Murdoch promised that News Corp's Apple iPad-only publication The Daily would transform the news industry, it can only boast a circulation equal to that of local Ohio paper the Toledo Blade.
- 5 Ways Facebook’s New Features Will Fuel Social Shopping – Many of the new features introduced at Facebook’s f8 Developer Conference last Thursday, such as a customizable Open Graph and real-time news Ticker, will have a tremendous impact on social commerce and social shopping in the very near future.
- Google News Redesigns UK & India Editions – Google News just announced a redesign of its U.K. and India sites in order to unify the experience across editions. The improvements are designed to be more browsable and present trending and popular stories more clearly, as well as to offer more customization and sharing options.
- Star Wars "Imperial March" Remixed in Dubstep –
- Pillow talk for long distance lovers… – Pillow Talk is a project aiming to connect long distance lovers. Each person has a pillow for their bed and a ring sensor which they wear to sleep at night. The sensor wirelessly communicates with the other person’s pillow; when one person goes to bed, their lover’s pillow begins to glow softly to indicate their presence. Placing your head on the pillow allows you to hear the real-time heartbeat of your loved one.
- aefc0a75_kak_kladut_relsi.flv&l from qip.ru – StumbleUpon –
- PeopleBrowsr’s Kred Preview – Thoughts from UK Influencers – Last Thursday PeopleBrowsr held a special preview of Kred in London ahead of its official launch later this week. It was literally ‘standing room only’ in the hall where people gathered to hear PeopleBrowsr CEO Jodee Rich (@wingdude) explain the thinking behind Kred.
- Wikipedia Unveils Probably the Coolest QR Thingy Ever Made – Wikipedia has introduced a program called QRPedia, a QR code creation service that lets users snap a picture of a QR code and be automatically directed to a linked mobile Wikipedia entry in whatever written language their phone uses. If there's no article in their language for the designated topic, the program directs them to the most relevant related article that is available in that language. If you don't have a QR reader on your phone, I use the Google iPhone app, myself.
- PR exec threatens to fire employees who don’t replace office milk. And I thought my last boss was bad! – A HIGH-powered New Jersey public relations executive walked into his office and discovered to his horror that staffers had consumed all the milk, leaving none for his coffee – and instantly fired off a bizarre email warning that if it happens again, someone?s getting the axe.
- Isle of Tune – StumbleUpon –
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