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YAPC: Europe Website Online

The website of the Yet Another Perl Conference: Europe (YAPC) is now up and running, according to the event’s organizers.

Jeff Jarvis Lights Up Syndicate

The Syndicate Conference opened in New York, and Buzzmachine’s Jeff Jarvis provided the opening keynote address with his talk on advertising, syndication, and the challenges of the blogging medium today.

Om on Media at Mesh

Mark Evans from the National Post is grilling Om Malik on the future of media at Mesh Conference here in Toronto.

Lawsuit Against Maine Blogger Dropped

Blogger Lance Dutson earned a victory against Warren Kremer Paino Advertising as the ad agency dropped its lawsuit against the web developer who criticized their business with the state of Maine.

Apple’s 2006 Developer Conference

Excitement is building for Apple Computer’s Worldwide Developer Conference, at which its new operating system, Mac OS X Leopard, is to be shown for the first time. The company says that innovative ideas will abound at the event, with the number of sessions expected to reach 130.

JCP Awards Set For JavaOne

The Java Community Project Program Management Office disclosed the nominations for the 2006 JCP Program Annual Awards in five categories.

When The Customers ARE The Strategy

I attended the Business Marketing Association conference in San Jose, and had the chance to hear a great presentation by Justin Crotty, who is the VP of Channel Marketing for Ingram Micro, a $28 billion technology distributor (#72 on the Fortune 500 last year, for what it’s worth).

Can The FCC Save Net Neutrality?

The chief complaints of the telecommunications industry regarding the heated Network Neutrality debate are that regulation limits their ability to compete, build out infrastructure, and innovate; that regulation is unnecessary as principles outlined by the FCC are sufficient to guard it and that telcos like Verizon have already publicly committed to them; and that Net Neutrality is still too poorly defined to write legislation around it.

Integrated Enterprise Virtualization

Hu Yoshida, of HDS fame, spoke about a conference in his latest blog, and one of the topics was virtualization.

Local Search Still In Its Infancy

There’s still plenty of room to grow for local search marketers, according to panelists at the Yellow Pages Association (YPA) Annual Conferences. Though small businesses that have invested in local search advertising report good results overall, many of them still aren’t exploring the medium.

Thou Shalt Hang out at Wells

I’ve been at the Buzz Conference the last two days – an event hosted by National Community Church (NCC).

JavaOne Speeding Up With Slot Cars

The Slot Car Programming Challenge will do more than let coders experience the thrill of playing with 1960’s era toys; it offers the chance for people to learn more about the Real-Time Specification for Java (RTSJ).

SES Toronto 2006

Attending a Search Engine Strategies Conference has been likened to having an encyclopedia downloaded into your mind in two or three intense days of concentrated information sessions.

Microsoft Talks Money In NYC

The Financial Services Developer Conference in New York will promote the .Net Framework as the place to develop next generation financial applications.

JavaOne Conference Perks Up In May

Java programmers will want to check out the planning information provided by Sun Microsystems for this year’s version of JavaOne in San Francisco, taking place May 16-19 at the Moscone Center.

Heading to WebmasterWorld PubCon 2006 in Boston

I’m heading out on a late night flight for Boston this evening to attend the WebmasterWorld conference in Boston.

Favorite Feed Vote and Update

I received an email the other day from a site called Search Engine Feeds claiming to be running a Favorite Search Engine Feeds vote for the next month or so.

Dont Miss WPNs PubCon Coverage

iEntry Inc’s Mike McDonald is heading to Bean Town for next week’s PubCon, put on by WebMasterWorld. And just for you, our loyal readership, he will exercise the restraint of an ascetic monk, depriving himself of Boston’s basketball heritage just long enough to relay the latest developments in web marketing and e-commerce.

IABC Launches Conference Podcast and Blog

For the IABC 2006 international conference in Vancouver, Canada, in June, Shel and I are co-hosting and producing ConferenceCast, the official podcasts of the conference, as we announced in February.

News on the Go

Travelling to the UK today, ahead of co-presenting the second one-day workshop for Melcrum in London tomorrow on Enhancing your Intranet with New Technology: How to Make the Most of Social Media.

Burn Hot, Burn Fast – Skype’s PR Demise?

I like Skype. I like the woman that initially launched the service via PR, and she did an amazing job.