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Yingoo: The Yahoo-Microsoft Search Engine

Sunday, August 2nd, 2009
You may have heard that, finally, Yahoo and Microsoft have teamed up in the search engine arena. That’s all well and good, and actually a smart move by both companies. The new Bing engine from Microsoft is nice and a huge improvement over Microsoft’s previous search engine. Meanwhile Yahoo rocks at providing great services like Flickr, Yahoo Answers, and Delicious (or at least buying them and allowing them to keep rocking). Read the full post

Scheduled Server Maintenance

Thursday, July 16th, 2009


Tonight from 11 PM to 11:59PM Eastern Standard Time we’ll be performing a few configuration edits on our server, which may cause the server to temporarily experience downtime. To avoid frustration, we’re advising to not try to write comments during this …

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Google Announces Chrome Operating System

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009
Google sent massive waves through the web earlier today as it announced the Google Chrome Operating System. The OS will be based off the three tenets Google used while building the Chrome browser: Speed Security Simplicity Read the full post

The 42nd Estate Roundup

Thursday, June 4th, 2009
A lot of great posts are flying around The 42nd Estate blog network lately. Here’s a few of the best. Read the full post

Happy Towel Day!

Monday, May 25th, 2009
In addition to today being Memorial Day, it is also Towel Day, in honor of Douglas Adams. For those who don’t know who Douglas Adams is, he’s a British science-fiction writer and author of the funniest books ever written, The Ultimate Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Our readers will recognize those books as the inspiration for our name. Read the full post

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