Todays links of interest:
- Amazon, Hollywood studios in talks for downloads
Will Amazon beat iTunes in the race for downloadable feature films? Sorta makes you wonder what that Amazon player is going to look like
- Piracy is Good? How Battlestar Galactica Killed Broadcast TV
Was Galactica the first made-for-bittorrent series ever?
- Why release it now in multiple formats?
So when my DVR cuts off the mind-blowing season finale of Battlestar Galactica with 2 fracking minutes left, I can immediately download it from iTunes, instead of screaming and punching a hole in my wall. (WARNING: This link contains BSG spoilers.)
- Razr defect forces halting of U.S. sales
Wait! Even the pink ones?
- YouTube: Natalie Portman Rap Search
This morning’s (07:40AM 03-11-2006) search on YouTube for “Natalie Portman Raps” returned 5 results
- Google accelerates war of Word with software giant
Google vs. Microsoft. Ali vs. Frazier. Godzilla vs. Megalon. The Red Sox vs. the Yankees. The Allies vs. the Axis. Buffy vs. Angel. The Beatles vs. The Rolling Stones. Humanity vs. The Cylons.
- Analyst: Lower-priced models boost iPod demand
Has anything in the history of the whole world ever been as hot as the iPod? Yeah, probably. Still, the iPod is fracking unstoppable right now, isn’t it?
- Rather says age of real news isn’t over, despite popularity of satire
Whew! Thank the gods! First, we had the end of history, which was bad enough, then real news was going to end, as well? Stupid Jon Stewart.
- Merger to Wed BlackBerries, Phone Systems
To those of you who didn’t realize that Blackberries weren’t your corporate phone systems, we need to talk. To those of you who said the Blackberry was just a fad, no. To those of you looking to free yourselves from tyranny, accept the truth: you lost the
- ‘Stealth movies’ are not reviewed
The “growing problem” of movies that the studios keep the critics from screening until after they are released to the general public. Usually because they suck. However, this year, several have been #1 at the box office in their first week of release.