Archive for November, 2006

MakeMyTrip’s Deep Kalra on Online Travel Business

November 30th, 2006 |
MakeMyTrip’s Deep Kalra on Online Travel Business

A professional-turned-entrepreneur, Deep Kalra promoted India’s most successful online travel company, MakeMyTrip in April 2000. MMT is a comprehensive travel services provider for leisure travel to, from and within India.

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Content collaboration for enterprises with Koral’s Mark Suster

November 30th, 2006 |
Content collaboration for enterprises with Koral’s Mark Suster

We met up with Koral‘s CEO, Mark Suster and talk about content management inside enterprises. We also talk about startup success in downtimes (his last company did well through the bad times of 2001-2003).

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Koral, content collaboration for enterprises, demonstrated

November 30th, 2006 |
Koral, content collaboration for enterprises, demonstrated

Ever have an Excel file that was emailed around only to have someone change a formula, which made everyone else out of sync? Well, Koral has found a unique way to make sure your employees collaborate with each other and ...
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Videocasts Attract Skiers and Snowboarders to The Canyons

November 30th, 2006 |
Videocasts Attract Skiers and Snowboarders to The Canyons

The Canyons is a massive ski and snowboarding resort. Last year, it was the first resort to use video podcasts as a way to differentiate itself from other destinations (view videocasts | subscribe to videocasts).

My personal favorite from last year ...
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PodTech News Brief: Good News For Zune, Wii

November 30th, 2006 |
PodTech News Brief: Good News For Zune, Wii

While YouTube finds its footing with Google, not everyone’s concerns over the site’s reliance on copyrighted material have been settled. In particular, there’s a certain Mouse that might need some special attention. Disney fires a warning shot. Also, today is ...
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The Myth of Bandwidth and Application Performance

November 29th, 2006 |
The Myth of Bandwidth and Application Performance

PodTech’s Michael Johnson speaks with F5’s Ameet Dhillon, director of product management for secure remote access and WAN optimization. For more information visit www.f5.com/products/optimization.

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Blogtronix built white label “Channel 9″ for enterprises

November 29th, 2006 |
Blogtronix built white label “Channel 9″ for enterprises

Hear how Vassil Mladjov, CEO of Blogtronix, has built a white-label turnkey “Channel 9” for your company. Channel 9 is Microsoft’s videoblog/social software community. Blogtronix has blogs, a social network, wikis, video, audio, and all the stuff an enterprise would ...
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Blogtronix demoed: a turnkey social software system for your enterprise

November 29th, 2006 |
Blogtronix demoed: a turnkey social software system for your enterprise

If you’ve been over to Microsoft’s Channel 9, a social-software community and videoblog that Microsoft built, you’ve seen the power of having a videoblog combined with a forum combined with a wiki. Maybe you’d like to have a Channel 9 ...
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developerWorks Interviews: Rawn Shah

November 28th, 2006 |

IBM developerWorks Community Programs manager, Rawn Shah, talks about a pioneering university course on Web 2.0 and online communities and a ground-breaking course he helped to launch and is co-teaching at the University of Arizona.

As Community Programs manager, Shah focuses ...
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Meet the Social Software Associate Professor: Liz Lawley

November 28th, 2006 |
Meet the Social Software Associate Professor: Liz Lawley

After the recent Blog Business Summit Maryam sat down with Liz Lawley, who teaches at the Rochester Institute of Technology (teaching really doesn’t define what she does — she’s also the director of RIT’s lab for Social Computing), and just ...
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One of the Top Zuma players shows her tricks

November 28th, 2006 |
One of the Top Zuma players shows her tricks

Kim Sacha is one of the top Zuma players (a popular game on Xbox 360) in the world and she shows us how she does it. Why is this important? Because casual gamers are turning out to be an important ...
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PodTech News Brief: Wii Injuries, Apple Rumors, and Football Robots

November 28th, 2006 |
PodTech News Brief: Wii Injuries, Apple Rumors, and Football Robots

The Nintendo Wii has been proving to be physically demanding for many users. Soreness and pain are two of the system’s reported side effects. The official response so far: get in shape — then you won’t be sore. Also, a ...
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Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange

November 27th, 2006 |

General overview of Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange: key features, competition, and FAQ.

More information at:

Symantec.com

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Bookmarking, tagging, and social software comes to the Enterprise

November 27th, 2006 |
Bookmarking, tagging, and social software comes to the Enterprise

When you have hundreds — or even thousands — of people working together at the same company, keeping track of all of that knowledge is important. The problem is that before now no one liked using knowledge management systems. When ...
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New corporate knowledge management system demonstrated

November 27th, 2006 |
New corporate knowledge management system demonstrated

We’ve all seen enterprise knowledge management systems that no one uses. ConnectBeam‘s CEO, Puneet Gupta, demonstrates a new kind of knowledge management system that uses Web 2.0 concepts.

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$60,000 Starting Salary: What’s Different at Neumont University

November 27th, 2006 |
$60,000 Starting Salary: What’s Different at Neumont University

Why do Computer Science graduates from Neumont University get 20 percent higher starting salaries than those at state universities? Julie Blake is the senior vice president of enrollment at Neumont. She speaks with Brad Baldwin to explain why Neumont’s intensive, ...
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Blogging Editor for Best Daily Newspaper on Web speaks to the Guardian’s success

November 26th, 2006 |
Blogging Editor for Best Daily Newspaper on Web speaks to the Guardian’s success

Kevin Anderson is the blogging editor for Guardian Unlimited. He tells Jennifer Jones how “interactivity trumps celebrity” when trying to build a blog. It’s more important to write and build community, says Anderson, who calls the Guardian the most forward-thinking ...
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PodTech Weekly: Christmas, Full Speed Ahead

November 26th, 2006 |
PodTech Weekly: Christmas, Full Speed Ahead

As Christmas shopping kicks off, the consumer tech world lurches into full gear — this is what months of speculation in the gaming console realm have all been leading up to. Rio Pesino continues his in-depth look at the consoles ...
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Get a tour of Google’s Kirkland Office

November 22nd, 2006 |
Get a tour of Google’s Kirkland Office

Peter Wilson and Steve Yegge give me a tour around Google’s Kirkland office. Fun tour, we even interview the chef.

LINK: http://www.google.com/support/jobs/bin/static.py?page=why-wa-ki.html

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Quick demo of Microsoft Expression Web

November 22nd, 2006 |
Quick demo of Microsoft Expression Web

Wayne Smith, product manager on Microsoft’s Expression Web team, takes us on a quick tour through Expression Web.

LINK: http://www.microsoft.com/products/expression/en/web_designer/default.mspx

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Talking about Microsoft Expression Web (design tool for Web sites)

November 22nd, 2006 |
Talking about Microsoft Expression Web (design tool for Web sites)

Eric Zocher and Wayne Smith sit down to talk with me about Microsoft’s Expression Web, a new tool for helping design and develop Web sites. Interesting discussion about Microsoft’s approach to Web development and design teams and the tools they’ll ...
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PodTech News Brief: Help Wanted

November 22nd, 2006 |
PodTech News Brief: Help Wanted

SAN FRANCISCO, November 22, 2006 (PodTech News) — While both Google and Yahoo have recently made inroads into newspaper ad sales, reports that print and online spending fell for the first time since at least 2004 have sparked a fresh ...
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Photowalking with Thomas Hawk: the Photoshop Lessons, Part II

November 21st, 2006 |
Photowalking with Thomas Hawk: the Photoshop Lessons, Part II

Jan Kabili, who does Photoshop Online TV, continues her lessons of how to make your photos look better with Adobe Photoshop. In Part II, she goes into sharpening and other Photoshop techniques that you should know to make your photos ...
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Photowalking with Thomas Hawk: the Photoshop Lessons, Part I

November 21st, 2006 |
Photowalking with Thomas Hawk: the Photoshop Lessons, Part I

Jan Kabili, who does Photoshop Online TV, comes over to my house to teach Thomas Hawk a bunch of Adobe Photoshop tips and tricks. In Part I he gets schooled on Adobe Bridge, which is a great program to bring ...
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SOASTA, visual tool to automate Web testing

November 21st, 2006 |
SOASTA, visual tool to automate Web testing

Robert Holcomb, director of product management at SOASTA, gives me a demo of their automated Web testing tool and its unique, Apple Garage Band-like interface.

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