TED Conference for 2009 will be held at Long Beach, California from February 3-7 and personalities like Bill Gates, Tim Berners Lee, Seth Godin, Nandan Nilekani, Ed Ulbrich will be speaking at the conference.
The new Windows Live suite includes three different services for file storage and online synchronization. They are called Live Mesh, Windows Live Sync and Windows Live SkyDrive - all apps are available for free and you just need a Windows Live account to get started.
The webmaster team at Google has put together this 20 minute video presentation with tips on how to improve your site's presence on Google and how to deal with common issues like duplicate content, fluctuating PageRank, image search, etc.
The New York Times recently talked about how people make a living (read six-figure income) from their videos on YouTube through advertisements but what they missed is this part where some people are getting ad deals because of their viral videos.
Internet connections across the Middle East and Asian countries has been seriously disrupted after submarine cables were severed.
Sticky Screen is a simple online version of the yellow desktop sticky notes that you can set as your browser homepage.
Google recently introduced a new feature in Gmail that lets you easily convert an email conversation into a Word document without having to use copy-paste. You can use this facility even in Yahoo! Mail, Windows Live, Outlook or other mail programs
Twitter Venn helps you track the relative popularity of various topics on Twitter and how these conversations overlap with each other.
Which tool is perfect for embedding Excel spreadsheet data into websites?
Google is using the Knol wiki for their Help Center so you can update articles and share community-edited information with others.
YouTube has added an extra-large (850x500) video player for clips that are available in HD format. Also, there's a new HD option in YouTube browser that lets you quickly filter all HD videos on a page.
Perfect example of croudsourcing - Anonymously, 10000 artists worked on drawing pieces of a $100 bill. and they were all paid one cent per piece.
The Instant ASCII Cam takes a live video feed (like your webcam, from instance) and converts it to an ASCII art animation.
The filetype: operator of Google can help find Office 2007 documents on the web. You can either open these files in Office 2007 or click the "View as HTML" link to read the document in the browser itself very similar to Gmail.
Domain Clock generates domain names from the current time. So 8:22 pm might be represented as 22-past-eight.com, 8-twenty-two.com or even 0822.com for a pure numerical domain.
Windows Live Writer 2009, part of the Live Essentials suite, includes some useful features like tag suggestions, picture upload and find-as-you-type. Worth an upgrade.
If you’re someone who has trouble distinguishing Arial from Verdana and Georgia from Times New Roman, Identifont could be of some help.
Wikipedia has launched a mobile phone optimized version of their encyclopedia website at mobile.wikipedia.org.