Dell’s computer with no operating system is $53 more expensive than one loaded with Vista

Dell’s D42N Duo, a 1.06Ghz dual core laptop is selling for $53 more without an operating system than with Microsoft installed, meaning that you have to pay more if you want Linux, or nothing on it.

Yahoo Patents Web 2.0

WTF is this Someone explain this to me?

'Yahoo Shamelessly Rips Off Digg and Brags About It'

This is great stuff! This is currently on the main page of Digg

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You read one SEO blog, you read them all

I am reading a bunch of SEO blogs and I notice that from time to time the authors either cover the same story without adding much own thoughts or write pretty trivial stuff. I have no problem with that. I understand that everyone wants to produce content.

a little bit of cleavage goes a long way at ebay

if you look really closely at the gallery picture, after a few minutes you will see they are selling a zippo. I think her '2 of a kind' will beat my purple, highlighted, bold listing with the little border around it every day of the week. You can optimize until you're blue in the face but she knows how to K.I.S.S.

GreenZap Files $57.5 Million Lawsuit Against Bloggers and Website Hosting Company

This is great stuff... someone posts something on a server that you own as a webhosting company, you get faced with a $57.5 million dollar lawsuit.

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Vermont College : Students may not cite Wikipedia as a source

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. (AP) - Middlebury College history students are no longer allowed to use Wikipedia in preparing class papers.

Jason Calacanis takes another cheap shot at SEOs

Jason Calacanis on SEOs...

These are guys in really bad suits trying to get really naive people to sign long-term contracts. These clients typically make horrible products and don't deserve traffic--that's why they're not getting it organically so they hire the slimebuckets to game the system for them.

Republicans want to require all ISP's to hand over server logs to Police

All Internet service providers would have to keep track of what their customers are doing online to aid police in future investigations under legislation introduced Tuesday as part of a Republican "law and order agenda."

Sex Lives of SEOs - The Inside Scoop

Well, I could have left the body of the post blank, and the title still would've been +1 for accurate, right?

Jeff has a much funnier write-up though:

2. Masturbating. You’re not a good SEO unless you’re a good master baiter. A master baiter is not to be confused with a wanker.

Microsoft : 'Screw Sun, cross-platform will never work. Lets move on stealing the Java language'

"Screw Sun, cross-platform will never work. Lets move on steal the Java" - Enjoy the PDF file

Bill Gates: Vista is so secure it could run life support systems.

Bill Gates on running life support systems using Vista : Vista is the most secure operating system we’ve ever done, and if it’s administred properly, absolutely, it can be used to run a hospital or any kind of mission

Google : Censoring for China was a bad idea

Google Admits that that Censoring for China was a bad thing

Rumor: Employee and Customers of Thinkpartnership Planning to Get Even?

Looks like the employees Market Smart employees and clients are ready to even the score.

Google's Most Common Penalty

By now you've heard about the +-30 penalty, and you may have even heard of the Google 950 penalty being discussed here, and here, but let me tell you about the most common penalty Google uses.

Dave Pasternacks Latest On SEO's

Does this guy ever stop...

"Everybody’s not angry: only a small percentage of readers with an inferiority complex who happen to call themselves SEO experts."

Andy Hagans is the Laziest Man Alive

I bring to you my fellow Threadwatchers - "The Lazy SEO's Manifesto"

Quote: I pledge to get dressed only after the noon hour. Getting dressed implies putting on pajama pants or sweats instead of boxers only. It does not necessarily imply the presence of a shirt.

Google Maps Get's Lost - Doesn't ask for directions

Google Maps get's lost in New Jersey, sends people into endless loop....

Terrorists 'use Google maps to hit UK troops'

Terrorists attacking British bases in Basra are using aerial footage displayed by the Google Earth internet tool to pinpoint their attacks, say Army intelligence sources.

You have to pay $60 to keep 'craplets' off Vista

Dell : You have to pay us 60 bucks to keep AOL and other craplets off your new box.