Daily Digest 11/19/2008

  • Twitter is one of the most satisfying ways to spread your website or idea. In addition to referrals, you can also gain loyal users, expert opinions, and possibly friends. It’s unlike any other medium in its ability to propagate interesting things. Word of mouth has always been the best advertising and Twitter is the best vehicle on the internet for word of mouth.

    tags: twitter, web strategy, getanewbrowser

  • I believe Boxee will be the “Firefox of media center software”. It’s simple to download and install, it’s available on Mac, Linux, and Apple TV. It will soon be available on Windows

    tags: boxee, getanewbrowser, mediacenter

  • Amazon CloudFront will be useful for many different application scenarios such as giving your customers low-latency access to popular objects and protecting your site from popularity surges; other popular examples are low-cost delivery of rich media and sustainable fast transfer rates for software distributions.

    tags: getanewbrowser, amazon, cdn

  • Murdoch, the chairman and chief executive of News Corp., gave a speech on Sunday titled “The Future of Newspapers: Moving Beyond Dead Trees.” In the speech, he made the bold statement that newspapers would always be around in some form or other. “Too many journalists seem to take a perverse pleasure in ruminating on their pending demise,” he said. “Unlike the doom and gloomers, I believe that newspapers will reach new heights in the 21st century.”

    tags: newspaper, journalism, media, getanewbrowser

  • In a memorandum sent to the company’s staff Monday evening, Mr. Yang, 40, said he would hold the post until the board names his successor, a process he said he would participate in. The Yahoo co-founder said he would then return to his previous job as “chief Yahoo,” a corporate strategy role, and would remain on the board.

    tags: yahoo, business, getanewbrowser

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