US District Court Judge Deborah Watts has allowed RIAA to pursue its case again XM Radio. Watts thinks that XM+MP3 devices like the Inno, Helix, and Nexus don’t quality for protection under the Audio Home Recording Act. Her ruling essentially says that it is okay to tape songs off the free radio, but not okay … Continue reading No XM Recording For You
Robert Scoble says we don’t have full feed text in some of our blogs. It came as a big surprise to me because all of them are set at “full feed” option. Apparently this is something that is an issue with the WordPress.com hosted blogs, which cut off posts in RSS feeds if you use … Continue reading The Partial Feeds Question
Web Worker Daily has a review of Gubb, a new web application that allows you to manage your to-do lists more effectively. You can also email or text your to-do items to Gubb, and have them show up in your list, automagically. Continue reading Gubb your to do lists
It has been a while since I sat down with Angus Davis, co-founder of voice applications service provider TellMe. I have known Davis and his co-founder Mike McCue for years. We met in an era when most Oracle employees wanted to work at Netscape, where the two of them were. (These days I guess Google is the company on people’s wish list to escape the evil clutches of Larry 1.0.)
TellMe powers the 411 services at major telecom service providers, mobile operators and large corporations like FedEx. It is a boring business, but hugely lucrative, enough to make TellMe a likely candidate for an IPO offering later this year. But Davis dodged those questions, and instead we ended up talking about a staggering work of Jobs’ genius – the iPhone, which could also very well be Steve’s WaterWorld.
Practical tips from a dad who has done it all. Continue reading Continue reading How to manage kids in the home office?