July 11, 2011

Google+ has its minuses

Got an hour to organize hundreds of contacts? We don’t. (Credit: Screenshot by Jessica Dolcourt/CNET) Google is now swinging open the gates to Google+, its invite-only social network, in the hopes that the company’s considerable worldwide clout will help it unseat Facebook. The fledgling social network is doing much right, like hosting interactive videoconferencing “hangouts,”...
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WordPress Now Powers More Than 50 Million Sites

Open source blogging platform WordPress has reached an important milestone: It powers more than 50 million websites, about half of which are hosted on Also, more than 287 million people view more than 2.5 billion pages on each month and, on an average day, users create about 500,000 new posts and 400,000...
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Google +: so far, so good

AP This screen shot shows a page from Google Plus. Related Stories Zuckerberg profile ‘a fake’ London – You can’t be good at everything. Noted polymath Stephen Fry has been known to bemoan his inability to sing “Happy Birthday” (or indeed any recognisable tune) despite his prodigious talents in many other areas. My own life...
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5 Things to Know About WordPress 3.2

The Web Development Series is supported by Rackspace, the better way to do hosting. Learn more about Rackspace’s hosting solutions here. Self-hosted users got a nice surprise on Independence Day with the release of WordPress 3.2, “Gershwin.” WordPress 3.2 is the fifteenth major WordPress release in the project’s eight-year history. The focus in this...
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In a Rush to Finish the US Women’s Open, and Poised to Win

Seo, who woke up Sunday three over par, endured five weather delays over four days, including one of 2 hours 38 minutes on Sunday, better than any of the 72 golfers who survived the 36-hole cut. Forced to cover 36 holes Sunday, Seo started her third round at 6:45 a.m. and posted a three-under 68....
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