Entire GeoCities archive now available as a torrent

GeoCities closed in October of 2009. If you miss the barrage of animated gifs, under-construction signs, and animated backgrounds, then you’ll be happy to hear that the Archive Team has collected the entire contents of the GeoCities archive and is giving it out freely as a torrent for anybody to download. Given the size of … Continue reading Entire GeoCities archive now available as a torrent

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Verizon iPhone confirmed

Fortune, in an article today describing the long and winding relationship between Apple’s Steve Jobs and Verizon’s Ivan Seidenberg, claims they’ve confirmed a Verizon iPhone is coming in ‘early 2011″. According to the story, Verizon passed on the iPhone in 2005 because Steve Jobs wanted too much control over where it was sold, too high … Continue reading Verizon iPhone confirmed

HOW TO: Choose a News Reader for Keeping Tabs on Your Industry

This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business.We’ve already talked about using RSS as a business intelligence tool, but how do you choose the right software to get maximum benefit out of your news reading? With a number of … Continue reading HOW TO: Choose a News Reader for Keeping Tabs on Your Industry

Google Wave

Google Wave is the company's 'online tool for real-time communication and collaboration.' It's basically a media rich messaging client that allows users to embed documents, videos, and pictures directly into conversations. The Google API can be used to build live social gadgets, such as live real-times games (chess, etc.). Continue reading for a video presentation. … Continue reading Google Wave

Facebook Lite Launches Internationally

Following the US rollout last night, Facebook Lite, the lightweight version of Facebook that hides distractions like Apps, is now available internationally. As of this morning, our European editors are able to access the service at lite.facebook.com. Meanwhile, European Twitter users also report that the service is working for them. Mashable commenters in Singapore, the … Continue reading Facebook Lite Launches Internationally

Did Yoko Ono And Sky News Just Ruin Apple’s Beatles Surprise?

It’s the announcement Steve Jobs has been waiting to make for years: that one of his favorite bands, and perhaps the greatest of all time, will finally be available on the music store that he created. Now he may have just had his thunder stolen. Two hours ago, Sky News reported that the Fab Four … Continue reading Did Yoko Ono And Sky News Just Ruin Apple’s Beatles Surprise?

Did Yoko Ono And Sky News Just Ruin Apple’s Beatles Surprise?

It’s the announcement Steve Jobs has been waiting to make for years: that one of his favorite bands, and perhaps the greatest of all time, will finally be available on the music store that he created. Now he may have just had his thunder stolen. Two hours ago, Sky News reported that the Fab Four … Continue reading Did Yoko Ono And Sky News Just Ruin Apple’s Beatles Surprise?