March 2009 Archives
Tuesday, 24th March 2009
The White House has launched a new web site where anyone can submit and vote up their most important questions for President Obama about the economy. That's right - the White House has a Digg clone! At least for the next two days. Activity on the site will culminate in Obama addressing the top questions on Thursday, March 26.
TextFlow Gets Online Collaboration Tools
TextFlow, the visually stunning collaborative document editor we reviewed last November, just announced a major update today: online editing and back-end file storage offerings to augment its unique and easy to use Adobe AIR application. Prior to this announcement, TextFlow was limited to only being able to work with local files.
Skimmer Brings a Sleek New Look to Social Browsing
Skimmer is a design-focused new Adobe AIR application from Minneapolis Ad Agency Fallon. Part of a broader push for the company in revamping its image online, Skimmer is a very functional lifestream aggregator and media browser in its own right. Skimmer pulls feeds from Twitter, Flickr, Facebook, Blogger and YouTube, and allows posting to…
Last.fm to Charge Subscription Fee for Many International Listeners
The CBS-acquired streaming music service Last.fm announced this morning that it will "soon" require users outside of the US, UK and Germany to pay 3.00 per month to keep the music rolling. In blog comments on the announcement, the company explained that those three countries were the only ones where ad sales were proving successful enough to…
Google Changes Could Decrease Downstream Traffic
Google says it gets smarter every day, but today the company made a big enough leap in what it shows to users that an announcement was in order. The company blog post says that today's improvements are intended to "get you to the web page you want as quickly as possible." Looking at the changes that were made, though, it seems to us like the…