From Alice: Introducing Bizmore.com

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Longtime readers of this blog have noticed that Michael Santo has been doing the heavy lifting largely alone for at least two years now. Yikes! My goal was not to disappear, but I thought it was high time I popped back on and let RTN readers know what I have been up to.
 
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Spreadtweet Disguises Office Tweeting Into a Spreadheet

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By Alice Hill
RealTechNews
Twitter hype is so loud that I am sorry to add to it, but this one caught my eye. For those stuck in office cubicles unable to tweet undetected, and who want the ease of a desktop client like TweetDeck – comes Spreadtweet. Spreadtweet is a cleaver little app written by Elliott Kember [...]

CNN Launches iPhone News / Reporting App

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Editor-in-Chief, RealTechNews
CNN on Tuesday announced an iPhone app, one that will actually charge users to get news from CNN. However, CNN is smart enough to realize that the best model for iPhone apps is a small fee upfront, so they’re charging just a one-time $1.99 fee.
The software also monetizes itself with logo [...]

Gadget Recap from Gizmos for Geeks: week ending 6/5/09

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We kicked off the past week with a look at the Epson WorkForce 310 – a more compact and efficient version of its predecessor. We looked at CaseMate’s charging cases and took a look at the Powerlung lung capacity excercise tool.
For you RC enthusiasts, check out the Mini Cooper Convertible. If you have pets [...]

Live Swine Flu Mashup, Google Flu Trends Tracker, and Twitter on Swine Flu H1N1

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RealTechNews
Special Report: The CDC (Center for Disease Control) claims it is not serious yet, but we like to look at data before making up our minds. So we turned to Google and Twitter for the most up to date flu information. Now you can too:
Swine Flu MashUp on Google Maps

Google Flu Trends
Google has [...]

R.I.P Computer Shopper Print Edition

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By Alice Hill
RealTechNews
It was bigger than a catalog and printed at the same place that did the New York city phone books. It has thousands of pages of ads, many on newsprint, and sandwiched in-between was some amazingly good content – for those who bothered to look. “Shopper” was the first computer magazine to be [...]

ReTweet This: Who Cares?

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Contributing Writer, RealTechNews
I consider myself a big technology fan, not only do I work in technology, I like using new technologies, whether it’s software, gadgets, or a combination, and I like talking about them, usually. My kids and I have a tablet, an UMPC running Windows XP, four laptops, four desktops, two iPods, [...]

Linking to Another Site Gets The New York Times Sued

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Editor-in-Chief, RealTechNews
You’ll recall that earlier this year AP took a hardline stance on linking to their stories and including short excerpts, a practice generally accepted as “fair use.” On Monday, in U.S. District Court in Massachusetts, GateHouse Media, which publishes 100+ local newspapers, sued the New York Times for copyright infringement, [...]