Photo of the Week: 'Tis the season for some holiday lights and this home with over 200,000 lights was quite the site. Thanks to Terren for snapping this photo and pointing out this tacky lights tour video on YouTube.
More Americans Creating Content Online
Close to 40 percent (38%) of Americans are watching TV shows online, 36 percent use their cell phones for entertainment and 45 percent are creating Web sites, music, videos and blogs, according to a survey from Deloitte & Touche.
Apple Making Deals for Web Video Rentals
Apple’s sputtering efforts to be a major purveyor of video downloads may get a boost in 2008 from an agreement with 20th Century Fox for digital movie rentals.
Our Own Little Silicon Valley
Orli Yakuel showcases the successful year by Israeli web startups.
Logo Trends of 2007
What were some of the biggest design trends for logo work in 2007?
Analysis of Kayak.com and Sidestep.com Merger
On December 21st it was announced that the two largest Meta Search Engines in the travel industry, Kayak.com and SideStep.com, will be merging. Compete.com analyzes the merger.
Facebook Launches Community-Driven Project to Add Foreign Language Support
Facebook is turning to their own platform and community to help translate the site into other languages. The company has launched an app called “Translations,” that is a community effort to make the site available in your language of choice.
Google Misses the Mark with Reader Shared Items
SearchEngineWatch reports on how it appears that even Google can make a mistake, as they did this month when they made shared items in Google Reader accessible to all Google Talk friends. Should they have asked first?
36 Startup Tips: From Software Engineering to PR and More!
Read/Write Web offers an excellent collection of startup tips covering software engineering, infrastructure, PR, conferences, legal and finance. As a follow-up to RWW's 36 startup tips, Brian Solis offered some PR Advice for Startups.
Marc Canter Progress Update on PeopleAggregator
Marc Canter has posted a pretty stern update about his social networking software, PeopleAggregator, and his consultancy, Broadband Mechanics.
Medical Search Engine for Physicians PogoFrog
PogoFrog, a Medical Search Engine for Physicians, was launched after extensive observation of physician web searching practices. Physicians use the Internet regularly to research varied health care subjects.
The Internet Brain Implant: Why We Should Say No
"How likely would you be to implant a device into your brain that enabled you to use your mind to access the Internet if it could be done safely?" 11% of respondents said they were very or somewhat likely to do so. Creepy!