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North Korea all a-Twitter

Crikey June 3, 2009

Someone's been impersonating North Korea on Twitter -- and the hermit kingdom isn't happy about it.

Google and the Beeb get cosy

Google and the Beeb get cosy

Crikey June 3, 2009

Old episodes of Are You Being Served could soon be migrating to YouTube, under a new deal between the BBC and Google.

Food fight! Durack and Dupleix head to Fairfax

Andrew Dodd June 2, 2009 1 Comment

The news that Terry Durack and Jill Dupleix are joining Fairfax has been met with the sort of po-faced looks which only uptight foodies can manage -- as if they’ve eaten a dog turd instead of a truffle.

Hell is other people on Twitter

Crikey June 2, 2009

140 characters really can bring out the worst in a person.

Microsoft Bing: will it fizzle or boom?

Microsoft Bing: will it fizzle or boom?

Ruth B June 2, 2009 1 Comment

Microsoft have launched a new search engine in an attempt to rival Google: Bing. But will it be the next great innovation since Windows, or another Microsoft Bob?

Microsoft wants you to Bing it

Crikey June 2, 2009

Microsoft are hoping their new search engine, Bing, will see people stop "Googling" and starting "Binging". But as Valleywag puts it: "the name reminds us mostly of Sopranos strippers and the guy who knocked up Elizabeth Hurley."

News embedded… is this the future?

Crikey June 2, 2009

Weaving news into the fabric of the interwebs through little boxes on blogs.

North Korea as seen by Google Earth

Crikey June 1, 2009

We all know Google Earth is kind of amazing, but what can you find out about traditionally closed off places with its technology and others like it? Rather a lot apparently!

Wave hello to Google’s latest project

Crikey June 1, 2009

Google's Wave can feed blogs, web pages and Twitter -- it's a new way to create content that's collaborative and live. And most importantly, it's a new way to make news.

Crikey Counterpoint: two verdicts on <em>The Punch</em>

Crikey Counterpoint: two verdicts on The Punch

Crikey June 1, 2009 3 Comments

Day one of News Ltd's bold new online venture The Punch, and the verdicts are in from Guy Rundle and Mumbrella.