Month: August 2004

Douglas Bowman’s article on redesigning Microsoft.com, Stopdesign | Throwing Tables Out the Window, is now translated into Japanese: MinuteDesign | Translations | Ñ…‹Ñ…∫Ñ…ÒÑ…¥Ñ≈ÿ¡ôÏÑ≈„Ñ«‚ ‰ÔÑ≈Ì ÁÆÑ≈∂Ñ«Á It looks like Microsoft is listening too: Stopdesign | Microsoft Advances Microsoft listening to it’s users? Fancy …

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The F88 is “Recommended.” Here’s my advice. I don’t buy anything that is not “Highly Recommended” by DPReview. They’re consistently the best reviewers on the ‘net. This is the first review of a Sony camera since the F828 in January …

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Giuliani Partners and Sage Capital Growth have jointly invested Y3.5B in Digital Garage Japan. Giuliani Partners, a leading consulting and strategic investment company headed by former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, and Sage Capital Growth, an investment management company …

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Wow, look at all the sharks in the water over this loan-sharking deal. Takefuji is sitting pretty. If Japanese banks would just lend to individuals, this market would disappear. Fat chance that will happen. Newbridge may edge out Ripplewood in …

Takefuji is expensive! Read More »

Julius Schorzman reports on civil unrest in the massively-multiplayer online role-playing game Star Wars Galaxies. A few players found an exploit that allowed them to forge game currency (called ‘credits’). After making a lot of cash, the players started distributing …

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