Tuesday, August 31, 2004|
Monday, August 30, 2004
PC Tech Support Generally Found Lacking by USA Today | Operation Gadget
A news article and blog post supporting the need for people like the Guru @ techsavvyyguru.com
Video-on-demand service to launch
A Silicon Valley startup thinks the field is clear for it to go for its own gold in the video-on-demand business. Akimbo Systems of San Mateo, Calif., plans a $10 a month subscription service offering access to 20,000 hours of video from 50 content providers. The programming will be delivered over a broadband Internet connection and stored on a $229 set-top box, which includes a digital video recorder. Steve Shannon, Akimbo's founder, says TV is the next consumer product to be affected by the Web. "You see it happening with music. You see it happening with phone service," he told the Associated Press. "Twenty years from now, everyone's going to be getting all their video mostly from the Internet." Akimbo will offer independent films, niche interest shows, and foreign language programming. Sean Badding, an industry analyst at the Carmel Group, a market research firm, said that's a smart decision. "They don't want to go head-on with cable operators with mainstream content, because they'll be dead."
Friday, August 27, 2004
Investor's Business Daily: Business Intelligence
HP products article.
Thursday, August 26, 2004
Today in Investor's Business Daily stock analysis and business news
Hhhhm! This could be a crossover post between the Stock Talk and the Tech Talk blog, but they aren't considering an IPO in the near future.
It would be good to get rid of that $70 / month Verizon unlimited calling plan in favor of something like this.
Keeping an eye on this technology area - especially Skype which is mentioned in the article.
Tuesday, August 24, 2004
Information on the ZigBee Alliance.
Wednesday, August 18, 2004
UWB is definitely a technology to watch in the future.