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Digg.com CEO on Web-ranking methodology

Digg is a Web 2.0 company that lets users post news stories, which are then "dugg" (bumped up the list of popular stories) or buried based on the reactions of other readers. The company's Digg.com Web site has been on a steady growth path since Febru...

Google, universities team in effort to digitize books

The University of Minnesota and 11 other universities in the Midwest announced Wednesday that they have partnered with Google to digitize up to 10 million bound book volumes as part of the Google Books Library Project.

Tool lets Visual Studio developers build Java apps

Mainsoft Wednesday unveiled a suite of tools it says will enable Visual Studio developers to build .Net Web and server applications that can run on Linux or other Java-enabled platforms without writing new code.

How 'connected' are you? Your address book tells all

Talent agents and publicists have the most contacts in their online address books, according to a survey released yesterday by Plaxo, a company that provides a service to manage e-mail, instant messenger and other sources of personal contact data.

SQL Server update will boost scalability

At its first Microsoft Business Intelligence Conference in Seattle, Microsoft -- which had been holding details about the next version of SQL Server close to the vest -- announced the target ship date and new details for the follow-on to SQL Server 2...

Digg.com user revolt: 'The community won'

Digg.com, the popular site where users determine the placement of new stories by voting, Tuesday found itself in the centre of what some are calling a test case for the power of user-generated content on social networking sites.

Google CEO announces PowerPoint competitor

Google plans to take another swipe at Microsoft's Office suite of tools by adding presentation software to its Google Docs Web-based tools for word processing, e-mail and spreadsheets.

Blog search engine Technorati buys Personal Bee

Blog search engine Technorati Thursday announced that is has acquired Personal Bee, which operates a Web site that customizes news and entertainment content submitted by users for communities of interest around the topics.

Model of blogging code criticizes plan's scope

When technology publisher Tim O'Reilly released a draft code of blogging conduct earlier this week, he said it was modeled after the community guidelines of BlogHer, a blogging site for women that was launched in January 2006. O'Reilly's draft code, ...

Social networking sites help make buying decisions

Social networking sites like MySpace and YouTube have become target internet destinations for a growing number of adults looking for help in making for purchasing decisions, according to a report released Tuesday.

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