Archive | January, 2006

Google stock tumbles after earnings fall short of estimate

31 January 2006

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SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Shares of Google (GOOG) tumbled as much as 19% in Tuesday’s after-hours session following the Internet company’s lower-than-expected earnings report. The stock briefly changed hands at $352 vs. a regular-session closing price of $432.66. At last check, Google rebounded to $370.93. I hope it wasn’t something I said…

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Feb 4: UVLUG presents Dave Heldenbrand on IPv6

31 January 2006

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From UVLIG Announcement List: Topic: [1] Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) Date: Feb. 4, 2006 Time: 2:30 Room: [2] UVSC Room CS404 Professor Heldenbrand is a member of the Computing and Networking Sciences Department at UVSC and Coordinator of the Networking Specialization. He will be presenting to the public on the topic of networking and […]

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How to Lose, Step-By-Step Directions

31 January 2006

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Be totally content, never take a risk. Every time you’re tempted to do something, always ask yourself, “What will everybody else think?” Be totally inflexible, stay on course, no matter what. Fear change, and do everything you can to avoid it. Don’t’ ever think for yourself; rely instead on others to make decisions for you. […]

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CTO Breakfast Tomorrow

30 January 2006

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I’m attending the CTO Breakfast tomorrow–not for any reason other than I love technology and I want to hear what cool things are happening out there. These are monthly events happening at the Canyon Park Technology Center. See more details here(directions, etc).

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Shannon F. Bright, Motivated Junior-Level Web Programmer

28 January 2006

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Interview Insights: Shannon has junior level experience in web programming with HTML and JavaScript. She has a Computer Science Degree from Brigham Young University. She currently lives in Utah… (see www.utahtechjobs.com/talent for more)

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Freelancing? Going Independent? We Can Help (if you want).

28 January 2006

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For many technical people, the lure of “going independent” is hard to avoid. Let’s face it, the apparent benefits are alluring: Set your own hours… work from home… earn what you’re worth… it sounds like a late-night infomercial. But, more often than not, many developers or designers find their dream gig turning into a nightmare […]

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It’s Heating Up Around Here

27 January 2006

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Some interesting notes about the economy. While it is noted that the Commerce Department says the economy slowed from 4.1% to 1.1% in the 4th quarter of 2006, I’m of the opinion that its a shift in when dollars are being allocated, as opposed to an overall slowdown of theeconomy. The same analyst posted another […]

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Open Letter to Google: Please, STOP being EVIL!

27 January 2006

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It’s getting a little testy out there–Google, who used to be the darling of the whole Internet–is getting a bad-rap faster than you can spell e-v-i-l. But the worst part–and most-dastardly of all–is that there seems to be NO RESPONSE AT ALL from Google on the matter. Staunch supporters of Google are publicly stating their […]

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Sundance, Eat Your Heart Out

26 January 2006

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File this under the category of “very cool” Blastyx just launched, aproduct ofProvo Labs that just cranked up the cool-meter big time when it comes to where I think the Internet is going. Similar to the incredible Channel9 phenomenon coming out of Microsoft, Blastyx looks at cool companies across the spectrum (not just inside Microsoft, […]

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Google Becoming Evil? Apparently…

26 January 2006

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Google has always been a little mysterious about their adsense program… not being clear about credits from clicks, etc. Now, it seems like they’ve played a little bait-and-switch on their user base by changing the rules on their adsense referral program payout structure–adding a 90-day limit for a qualifying referral to earn the required $100.00, […]

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