David Sifry’s state of the Blogsphere has been released and some of the numbers are truly incredible. A new blog is being created every second of every day. Along with the numbers of posting after 3 months is on the increase. Good read as always. [www.sifry.com]
Kottke.org is reporting that Dave Winer may have sold weblogs.com to Verisign. If this is the case congrats to Dave we will keep a eye on this for you! [www.kottke.org]
Seems like Microsoft and Google have jumped into bed and now Blogger users have a cool plugin for word. My question is why did they not create a similar plugin for OneNote that would have been really cool. Now we will see if someone can get Microsoft to make it work with other blogging tools. The API is their and should take about a hour of a good programmers time to do it.. [Blogger]
Companies will go to great lengths to protect their bottom lines. Just yesterday I was getting my twice monthly Shiatsu session and I was talking with the gentleman that has allowed me to live with less pain. He had a brand new powerbook sitting their, and I asked him what he thought about the Intel deal. His comment was, if I had known they were going to do this I would have waited a year.
I am hearing this comment a lot, and I am sure that Apple will have slower sales in the notebook arena till the next generation of power books are sitting in Apple stores with Intel inside.
Getting back to the point, an article on Infoworld is speculating that Apple did their gestapo tactics to keep the lid on the Intel deal. It was a warning across the bow, you talk about the deal and we will smash you, because we need to make sure that our stock holders get some return on their investment before we make this announcement, which will have sales going south on the powerbook front. [Infoworld]