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David Silversmith

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27 March 2009


David Silversmith is a consultant with more than 20 years of geeky experiences


  • Google Invests in App to Predict the Future‎

    Google has searched the world for everything that has been written.  It's mapped out every street in the world. But now, Google is looking to a new frontier - predicting the future.

  • The Day The Music Died - Lala Closes

    Last December Apple purchases an online music service.  Apple has just announced that Lala will shut down on May 30.  Did Apple just kill a competitor or will they move iTunes to the cloud?

  • Facebook Likes Vs Google Links Vs Privacy

    Facebook wants to build a web where the default is social and where every application and product will be designed to use a person's real identity and friends. Bug Google and Privacy advocates are not to happy with Facebook's party plans.

  • Consumers Give Away Privacy to

    Social media gone too far. The startup allows users to create a profile track what they have been purchasing so all their friends can see what they are buying. Now is that feature really worth risking your credit card data?

  • Twitter - You Must Unfollow Slowly

    Many social media users are getting tired of living with too many followers and friends.  We've seen Facebook face down services that make it easy to quit and Twi

  • Google Publicizes Government Censorship Requests

    Google just released an application called the Government Requests tool. This app shows how many requests each nation’s government has made for users’ personal information or for the removal of URLs from Google’s search index.

  • Ning the Bell - Free is Dying

    Ning, the network of social networks that boasted 20 million visitors a month, has announced massive staff cutbacks and a complete end to free services for its users.  So the bell tolls once again for the end of free Web 2.0 services.

  • Update ALL Your Social Networks

    Managing your multiple social media accounts can be a time consuming when you use multiple sites. However, several startups aim to help you publish to multiple sites in just a snap.

  • Find the Best Online Writers

    With the growth of the Internet there are tons of blogs and tons of blog writers.  Scribnia is a way to review and discover the greatest writers on the web.

  • Bebo On The Cutting Block

    Two years after acquiring social network Bebo, AOL has decided to abandon its social networking investment, either by selling it or simply shutting it down.