Jerry Colonna shares with us some of his experiences with selling off Tripod and Geocities. The shame of all of this is that those home page hosting companies never amounted to anything. Madeleines: Boomtime, Part One [typepad.com]

Monex + Nikko Beans = Monex Beans? No comment except to say that they could have chosen a better name. IHT: New online brokerage leader seen for Japan [iht.com]