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Facebook Adds New Timeline Feature

Facebook and Myspace don’t get talked about much on the blogs I follow, which is interesting since these two services are VERY popular (MySpace is something like the fourth most visited Web site and Facebook is used by a large percentage of college students).

Keep Cool With egoSurf

Via Steve Rubel, news of egoSurf, a tool that searches Google and other engines against your name and blog or website, and calculates your ego ranking.

The Cool New Thing From Steve Jobs? Um, No

Is this a preview of what’s coming later today from Steve Jobs? ;-) It’s ArtRage 2.

Cool Virtual Earth mashup

Chris Pendleton pointed this one out to me.

Cool Cell Phone Apps Coming Soon

I’m sitting with Chris Dury, VP of marketing of ScanR. Really cool cell phone service.

Cool New Search Engine

Wow, check out this search engine: Exalead. Gary Price sent that one over to me. It’s not perfect, but the UI shows that a lot more can be done than the big three have done with search.

Flock Web Browser: Could it Supplant Firefox as Browser of Choice for Cool Kids?

Believe it or not, Firefox 1.0 has been around for less than a year. In that short time, it has gained at least 10% of the browser marketshare and spurred Microsoft to finally bring back Internet Explorer from its innovation stasis.

MSN Updates Virtual Earth Licensing

Commercial developers will be able to take advantage of a new license and build Virtual Earth maps into their applications.

Qualcomm Picks Up Elata For A Cool $57 Million

Wireless wonder Qualcomm threw out $57 million for British software company Elata to expand its European market.

Findory Mentioned On Slashdot

I just thought it was cool that Findory, still the only news site I find worth visiting, got a cool mention on Slashdot.

Big Airplanes Are Cool: The Paris Air Show

Airbus’s massive behemoth, the A380 jumbo jet, made an appearance at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday. Onlookers, including executives from U.S. rival Boeing were enamored.

BitTorrent Search: A Bit Dodgy, a Bit Cool

Bram Cohen, the beekeeper of Internet swarms, directs his attention to widening the avenue of BitTorrent, his own revolutionary P2P protocol into an expressway of mass-transited file sharing. Within the next two weeks, Cohen plans to release a BitTorrent based search engine, cavorting with former Yahoo! strategist Ashwin Navin.

Ballmer Tries To Cool The RSS Hype

Amit Malhotra ran into Steve Ballmer at a tech conference and asked him a couple of questions about RSS and blogging.

TiVo + Flickr = Cool

Okay, I’m starting to wonder if I shouldn’t have sold my TiVo last year. If nothing else , this …

Is Apple losing its cool?

PSFK suggests that Apple’s losing its cool. Interesting, I just had a conversation about this a few weeks ago.

Napster Is A Cool Cat

Apple is cool. The iPod is cool. iTunes is cool. Now Napster has joined that crowd. So what does that make Napster … well … cool, of course.

Oil Prices Cool Down

With warmer weather, successful Iraqi elections, and OPEC’s decision not to cut output, oil prices went down.

Smart Apple

From a BBC News report today by BBC North America business correspondent Stephen Evans on what is it about Apple and its products that inspires such near-religious devotion from users …

Trade Officials Cool Their Jets

A U.S. – European trade war has been averted for now when both government officials agreed to talks aimed at cutting government subsidies.

iPod Shuffle: The new Official Cool

This could be a no-brainer decision for anyone (like me, for instance) contemplating getting a digital music player – get an iPod Shuffle.

Coming Heat to COol Oil Prices

It has been speculated namely by Bloomberg, that the price of oil may go down next week with anticipation of warmer weather in the eastern United States.