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Tuesday: June 30, 2009

Firefox 3.5 officially released and available for your upgrading pleasure.Firefox 3.5 officially released and available for your upgrading pleasure.

According to Mozilla, Firefox 3.5 is more than twice as fast as Firefox 3, and ten times as fast as Firefox 2. It would appear that speed is the name of the game with this update. I like speed, speed is good.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 1:10 PM | Tags (5) | faster | firefox | speed | upgrade | versions |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Have a look at Microsoft's new ad campaign for Internet Explorer 8.Have a look at Microsoft's new ad campaign for Internet Explorer 8.

A little bit on the kooky side but not an entirely bad effort I guess.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 11:56 AM | Tags (7) | microsoft | advertising | ie8 | deancain | kooky | ads | campaign |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Swedish software firm looking to turn Pirate Bay into legal content provider.Swedish software firm looking to turn Pirate Bay into legal content provider.

'We would like to introduce models which entail that content providers and copyright owners get paid for content that is downloaded via the site,' said Global Gaming Chief Executive Hans Pandeya in a statement.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:35 AM | Tags (7) | copyright | industry | legit | movies | music | piracy | piratebay |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: June 26, 2009

Looks like the Pirate Bay won't be getting a retrial anytime soon.Looks like the Pirate Bay won't be getting a retrial anytime soon.

In denying the appeal, the court conceded that Judge Norstrom should have declared from the outset he was a member of the copyright groups, according to reports.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 2:01 PM | Tags (5) | appeal | piracy | piratebay | software | trial |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Michael Jackson's passing slows down the Internet.Michael Jackson's passing slows down the Internet.

Millions of people who Googled the star's name were greeted with an error page rather than a list of results. It warned users 'your query looks similar to automated requests from a computer virus or spyware application'.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:35 AM | Tags (3) | music | michaeljackson | internet |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Five geeky ways to propose using the power of the Interwebs.Five geeky ways to propose using the power of the Interwebs.

My favorite has to be sending them on a wild goose chase via GPS.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:30 AM | Tags (5) | proposal | marriage | creative | internet | geeky |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 53 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Study shows that Twitter and Facebook adoption amongst top CEOs not quite there yet.Study shows that Twitter and Facebook adoption amongst top CEOs not quite there yet.

The study found that only two CEOs from Fortune magazine's list of the top 100 companieshave Twitter accounts, and only 19 have a Facebook page. And none of the 100 CEOs was found to have a personal external blog.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:22 AM | Tags (4) | twitter | facebook | ceo | adoption |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 1 Click | Posted by Vin


Thursday: June 25, 2009

Microsoft would like Yahoo to know that they are still open to the whole partnership thing.Microsoft would like Yahoo to know that they are still open to the whole partnership thing.

If at first you don't succeed, try six thousand times.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 9:46 AM | Tags (3) | yahoo | microsoft | partnership |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 23, 2009

Want to know what the most common names on Facebook currently are?Want to know what the most common names on Facebook currently are?

Not very surprising.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 10:32 AM | Tags (4) | common | facebook | names | social |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 44 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 22, 2009

Now you too can find out just what the Internet is thinking about a particular subject.Now you too can find out just what the Internet is thinking about a particular subject.

Quite handy.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 10:52 PM | Tags (4) | internet | negative | poll | positive |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 19 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Dunkin' Donuts pulls the curtain back on new online social ordering experience.Dunkin' Donuts pulls the curtain back on new online social ordering experience.

You'll still need somebody to be your coffee mule but now there is less chance of them screwing up your order.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 1:57 PM | Tags (5) | coffee | donuts | online | ordering | social |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: June 18, 2009

Ten Internet memes you can share with your kids (and a bunch you can't).Ten Internet memes you can share with your kids (and a bunch you can't).

Yes, rickrolling can in fact be fun for the whole family.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 4:47 PM | Tags (7) | internet | memes | mentos | parenting | rickroll | viral | wired |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 51 Clicks | Posted by Vin


A writeup on how search engines work to unscramble your search typos.A writeup on how search engines work to unscramble your search typos.

Swan flu, anyone?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 11:38 AM | Tags (4) | google | search | typos | yahoo |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Mozilla fires back at Microsoft, shows them where the ten grand is buried.Mozilla fires back at Microsoft, shows them where the ten grand is buried.

Well played, Mozilla (Microsoft's original URL: TenGrandIsBuriedHere.com).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 11:03 AM | Tags (4) | firefox | ie8 | microsoft | mozilla |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 46 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Microsoft would like you to have all of the facts when choosing a web browser.Microsoft would like you to have all of the facts when choosing a web browser.

Right, this seems to be fair and balanced. Even includes a 'mythbusting' section!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:54 AM | Tags (6) | browsers | chrome | firefox | microsoft | myths | safari |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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