Archive for December, 2006

PodTech Weekly: Gartner Takes a Look Ahead

December 30th, 2006 |
PodTech Weekly: Gartner Takes a Look Ahead

SAN FRANCISCO, December 30, 2006 (PodTech News) — Do you think 2007 will be an even BIGGER year for blogs? Are you already thinking ahead to what lies beyond the release of Microsoft VISTA? Well, you may want to rethink ...
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Scoble Video Coming: A Look Behind The Curtain

December 30th, 2006 |

The questions that Robert is left with are both new and old.

How a campaign rolls in the newer social media (if, indeed, social media is even still alive?) is a crucial aspect of political campaigns, and it’s appropriate for everyone ...
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Adobe Acrobat 8 Packages: Combine PDFs

December 29th, 2006 |
Adobe Acrobat 8 Packages: Combine PDFs

Adobe Acrobat has had the ability to combine separate PDFs into one for some time now. In this episode you will see how not only to combine PDF pages from various documents into one PDF, but also how to package ...
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Scoble Sighting: If It’s Friday, It Must Be New Hampshire

December 29th, 2006 |

Some good coverage from the day’s activities in New Hampshire. Looks like our embed has recovered from a late night — by the way, a few other folks have enjoyed the phone call with PodTech’s Paul Lancour last night.

One topic ...
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PhotoAlbums and more with Doug Rowan and Scott Beale

December 29th, 2006 |
PhotoAlbums and more with Doug Rowan and Scott Beale

Doug Rowan, former CEO of Corbis (Bill Gates’ photo/image company) and founder of ZoomAlbum, met up with Scott Beale, founder of Laughing Squid (and an excellent photographer) to talk about photography and to show off his latest product: ZoomAlbums, which ...
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Blog advertising from the company with a funny name

December 29th, 2006 |
Blog advertising from the company with a funny name

You’ve heard of PayPerPost, which is a company that pays you to write posts on your blog. Here we hear from Agloco, which takes that idea a little further. If you’re interested in taking advertising on your blogs, this is ...
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The Bloggers on the Bus: Is It Kosher?

December 29th, 2006 |

If having some citizen journalists on the bus will give alternative coverage to the relationship between the traditional media and candidates, then it is a welcome change, right?

Not necessarily.

The early questions over who was paying for Robert Scoble’s meals were ...
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EMC Developers Speak Out

December 29th, 2006 |
EMC Developers Speak Out

At the 6th Annual EMC Software Developer Conference in San Francisco, attendees immersed themselves in the Documentum software platform to learn inside tips on EMC products and services, from overviews and hands-on tech labs to architectural and developer best practices. ...
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Natural Gas: Clean Energy

December 29th, 2006 |
Natural Gas: Clean Energy

You may have seen them on the roadways of North America: Natural Gas Vehicles or NGVs. They look like any other vehicle. The difference is, NGVs operate on natural gas as opposed to the fuel we typically pump into our ...
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Scoble and Blogging on the Campaign Trail

December 29th, 2006 |
Scoble and Blogging on the Campaign Trail

SAN FRANCISCO, December 29, 2006 (PodTech News) — Robert Scoble was invited by Senator John Edwards’s campaign team to join the Senator, his staff, other “social media” representatives and the more traditional press corps for the first few days of ...
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Acrobat 8: Preflight & Fixup

December 28th, 2006 |
Acrobat 8: Preflight & Fixup

Preflighting — now you can test (and pass or fail) a pdf based on your own selected criteria. And you can fix it easily, too. The functionality in Adobe Acrobat 8 will help with compatability across the variety of Adobe ...
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The Benefits of Plugging In

December 28th, 2006 |
The Benefits of Plugging In

“Green tech is the biggest economic opportunity of the 21st century,” says CalCars.org‘s Felix Kramer. I spoke with Kramer at the Alternative Car & Transportation Expo in Santa Monica, Calif., about the promise of PHEVs and “plugging in,” the non-partisan ...
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Protect your kids from IM predators with IMSafer

December 28th, 2006 |
Protect your kids from IM predators with IMSafer

IMSafer helps protect children from online predators through a unique community-based system. It doesn’t play “Net Nanny” but rather warns you when your kids are doing something that could play into a predator’s hands. Hear about this unique system from ...
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Edwards Campaign, Scoble-style: Leadership Demo?

December 28th, 2006 |

In the tech world, if you’re selling something, it’s okay to talk about, but it’s far better to give a demo. A social media campaign launch is one way to bring in the tech angle. But giving a demo is ...
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Be Your Own Power Company

December 28th, 2006 |
Be Your Own Power Company

Solar Electrical Systems is providing ways of getting us off the power grid and helping us become energy independent through residential, municipal, agricultural and commercial solar power systems. While at the Alternative Car & Transportation Expo in Santa Monica, Calif., ...
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Get a quick look at new browser: Maxthon

December 28th, 2006 |
Get a quick look at new browser: Maxthon

Maxthon takes browsing to new levels. Here, Maxthon founding partner and senior vice president Netanel Jacobsson gives a demo of what makes Maxthon a browser you should consider using.

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Browser War Part 237: Maxthon founding partner gives a look behind Chris Pirillo’s favorite browser

December 28th, 2006 |
Browser War Part 237: Maxthon founding partner gives a look behind Chris Pirillo’s favorite browser

If you read Lockergnome, Chris Pirillo’s excellent set of newsletters for computer enthusiasts, you know that his favorite browser is Maxthon. Here we meet Maxthon founding partner and senior vice president Netanel Jacobsson, and we find out more about the ...
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Edwards Campaign: So That’s How They Make the News

December 28th, 2006 |

Edwards Campaign – Scoble’s watching news happen, meaning he’s actually watching Washington Post National Political Correspondent Dan Balz type up the news that his paper readers will see tomorrow morning.

Only, tomorrow morning is a long way off for Dan, Robert ...
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Considering the Apple iPhone

December 28th, 2006 |
Considering the Apple iPhone

In the flurry of Apple iPhone rumours, we take a moment to talk with two long time Mac watchers about the possibility and philosophy of the “iPhone” (not the new Cisco device, but the long-rumored and name-unknown phone that may ...
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Edwards Campaign: Big Easy Come, Big Easy Go

December 27th, 2006 |

People go to New Orleans to make memories that will last. So it turns out that’s at least one thing Robert and Maryam have in common with Senator Edwards.

It isn’t surprising that Edwards would choose the city to kick things ...
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Edwards Campaign: PodTech’s Picking Up the Tab

December 27th, 2006 |

People are justifiably curious who’s paying for Robert’s trip — journalists are usually free to write critically, at least in part, because they aren’t also being fed by the candidate they’re covering. It’s no different this time, as Robert pointed ...
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Three Girl Geeks at the Online Information Conference

December 27th, 2006 |
Three Girl Geeks at the Online Information Conference

The Online Information conference is more than 30 years old. It is one of the top Library Science conferences in the world and we caught up with three speakers who are some serious Computer Science geeks. Dr. Hazel Hall, senior ...
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UEV Corp Unveils the Electrum Spyder

December 27th, 2006 |
UEV Corp Unveils the Electrum Spyder

The Universal Electric Vehicle Corporation unveiled its Electrum Spyder during the Alternative Car & Transportation Expo in Santa Monica, Calif. The company combines design and engineering to develop high quality, innovative, zero-emission, all electric transportation for consumers and municipalities that ...
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Getting businesses into Web and phone advertising

December 27th, 2006 |
Getting businesses into Web and phone advertising

AdBasix is a new company that helps companies — especially small ones that aren’t very Web-savvy — learn how to use Web advertising. Here, two founders of AdBasix show off how their service will let businesses track their advertising using ...
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Acrobat 8 Forms

December 27th, 2006 |
Acrobat 8 Forms

Acrobat 8 Professional has new forms capabilities. Forms may not be new, but they are now much easier to deal with. The feature lets the Acrobat do the work of finding common fields and formatting them to save the user ...
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