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Oracle in shock $5.6 billion takeover of Sun – Computer Business Review : News – Sun Microsystems is a Silicon Valley icon. Cisco built their first routers around a Sun Microsystems motherboard. Dot com companies hosted their fledgling online businesses on Sun Microsystems servers. Quant analysts in banks built their models on Sun Microsystems workstations
Consumers ‘turned off by social networking spam’ | Netimperative – interesting statistics
A Dialog about the Future for Students and Employers: The Upcoming Social Workforce « Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing
O’Brien: Older generations adopting new technologies faster than young – SiliconValley.com
YouTube – James Lebon’s Channel – original International Stussy Tribe member James Lebon had put up a number of the videos he directed. Check out the classic Paradox – Jailbreak and Force & Kzee – Who got the last laugh, through to the poptastic Betty Boo (just doing the do). The real downer about aging is having watched great talent die too young.
Britons know 10 recipes by heart
Knowem UserName Check – Social Networking Username Availability – thanks to Becky for this one
50+ Google and Yahoo Search Shortcuts Cheat Sheet
populair.eu – good set of recommendations on likely places where buzz starts
HOW TO: Use Social Media to Champion International Causes
Hyping the Hype Curve – broadstuff
Official Google Blog: Hard at play in Google Labs with Similar Images and Google News Timeline
Village – Politics, Media and Current Affairs in Ireland – “Erin Go Broke” – a bit concerned about this. I don’t particularly want to see my home country go a bit Iceland. More related content here.
Inhabitat » Kyocera Unveils Kinetic Flexible OLED Cell Phone – nice article on product design trends
Panasonic and NEC to unveil nine Linux devices on Monday as the LiMo Foundation takes off : Boy Genius Report
Louis Vuitton and Takashi Murakami x QR Code – Josh Spear, Trendspotting
Jobs in Tokyo – Danny Choo is looking for a new staff member, sounds like a cool opportunity
Branded iPhone Apps and the Misleading Allure of Buzz
Facebook | Creative Capital – interesting event
Collective Conversation » Hill & Knowlton Digital in China » Blog Archive » Our Very Own Digital Library – Launched!
Susan Boyle boosts traffic to ITV.com by 700% | New Media Age – I was shocked by this since I didn’t expect ITV.com’s viewership to be as low as the figures imply.
Research: Going Web-Only Could Kill Your Newspaper | paidContent:UK
The Failure of #amazonfail | Clay Shirky on AllThingsD
Earnings: Google Back To Growth In UK After Managing Exchange Rates | paidContent:UK
Ignoring the community – a look at Yahoo! Hong Kong
The Twitter stampede continues (and Facebook dominates in Europe)
SEO & Social Media Roadmap
Yahoo Shutting Down The Rest Of Jumpcut In June
Hello! launches online fashion shop – Brand Republic – media does retail
The Butler’s Back: Ask.com Brings Jeeves Out Of Retirement In UK | paidContent.org
Apple Stops Gaining Market Share (AAPL, DELL)
MTV Launches Branded SIM Card In Malta | mocoNews