Wednesday, July 30, 2008

OB/GYN + Earthquake = VagQuake!

A 5.4 earthquake hit Tuesday while Verdell Wilson was having an exam in her gynecologist's Los Angeles office. Given it was her first earthquake experience, Wilson did what comes naturally--she twittered it."As soon as I got dressed, I twittered my experience from my cell phone," Wilson said. "I usually twitter to 80 friends, but I now have 274 messages from people commenting on it."

And then Twitter and FriendFeed exploded with comments and references and replies. Verdell's experience even prompted chitown.mike to post a mock-up motivational poster about it:

Bad Day by chitown.mike.

Clearly this is a new Internet meme and the beginning of the latest Internet viral concept.

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Friday, July 25, 2008

Juniper: Enterprise demand strong; Johnson hired to scale up

Current Juniper CEO Scott Kriens delivered strong quarter results, said enterprise demand was solid and outlined the primary reason Kevin Johnson was hired as his replacement: He knows how to scale.

Ahead of its earnings report Thursday, Juniper made the Johnson news official. The company has hired Kevin Johnson, who used to run Microsoft’s platform and services division, which was split up by the software giant. And judging from Juniper’s announcement Johnson is walking into a good situation.

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Wednesday, July 02, 2008

Mozilla Sets World Record

With over 8 million downloads Mozilla sets the Guinness World Record for most software downloads in 24 hours.

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