Archive for the ‘Opinion’ Category

August 9th, 2006

Google does a MySpace

Google won over MySpace with a hefty $900 million revenue-sharing deal that will allow the search engine to provide its search and advertising services to the latter's 70 million-plus users. That also means MySpace dumping its current ad provider Yahoo! who also made a bid but fell short to ...

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August 7th, 2006

Wablet, Anyone?

Techcrunch recently profiled Wablet, a Filipino Web 2.0 startup offering IM services similar to that of Meebo. Mike Abundo of the Mike Abundo Effect, claims that Wablet "will blow away Meebo". What's strange though is how its developers are wrapping this project in utter obscurity. Not even ...

Posted in Opinion, Tech News, Web Apps | 4 Comments »

August 1st, 2006

PayPerPost – The End of Serious Blogging

PayPerPost made quite a stir a month ago when it revealed that it will pay bloggers to write about products and services of its advertisers. The company made good with its promise recently when it began paying off its first set of bloggers.

Posted in Advertising, Blogging, Opinion, Tech News | 2 Comments »

July 29th, 2006

Google Talk Tries to be Spiffy

Google announced three new features to its instant messaging software, Google Talk: File Transfer 'Bout time. Its absence may have been the reason why many have stayed away from it. It's reported that only 44,000 were using Google Talk, or 1% of total market share -- way behind MSN Messenger ...

Posted in Google, Opinion, Software, Tech News, Yahoo! | 2 Comments »

July 28th, 2006

(Kazaa) Want Legal Music and Movies

It's a done deal. Kazaa has agreed to shell out $115 million to the record industry to pay for its sins of the past. And not only that, version 3 of their once popular software has been released, but now works just like its predecessor Napster where users ...

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July 26th, 2006

TipidPC.com

Looking for the best deals on computers, peripherals and gadgets in the Philippines? TipidPC.com is the leading resource for buying and selling brand new and second-hand computer parts and peripherals in the Philippines. TipidPC is the brainchild of Jesus A. Domingo and has been online since July 2001 (about the same as ...

Posted in Gadgets, Opinion, Random Sights, Site of the Week, Tech News | 2 Comments »

July 26th, 2006

How a Dumb Idea Can Make You Rich

It doesn't just take a great idea to make it big, but actually have the gall to to go for it even if it's so fantastically stupid. Take this wise-ass guy from North Pole, Alaska, USA who, for $10, sends your kids realistic letters pretending to be Santa Claus! It's ...

Posted in Blogging, Opinion, Random Sights, Sites in Review | 4 Comments »

July 24th, 2006

Google Accessible Search

There's something new brewing at the Google Labs. It's called Accessible Search, a search engine tool by Google that sorts results based on the readability and simplicity of the page layout. This proves to be useful for those who are reading or sight impaired, as it gives them faster but ...

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July 20th, 2006

Myspace Tom Anderson’s Brush with Porn

Tom Anderson, creator of popular social site Myspace.com is rumored to have a porno past. According to Valleywag, Anderson hired Asian models for his productions and that he was close to being sued for sexual harassment. He even lost his job because of it. His site was ...

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July 18th, 2006

It’s PayPal Time

J. Angelo Racoma calls for the inclusion of the Philippines in PayPal's list of accepted countries. I'm totally for it, but unfortunately our laws are giving them a hard time.

Posted in Me, Opinion, Tech News | 3 Comments »