RIP: Netscape.com

Rest in Peace, Netscape.com. You tried damn hard to be just like Digg, and failed miserably. (via TechCrunch) The fact that they changed Netscape from a news/entertainment portal (which it did fairly well as) and changed it to a social news aggregator still boggles the mind. Fairly soon the site will redirect to http://netscape.aol.com/.

Speaking of Google…

Speaking of Google… Whatever happened to the promised instant messaging interoperability between AOL and Google Talk? Google released a press release on the matter on December 20, 2005 and to this day nothing has happened on either side. What gives? I know there are other applications, such as Trillian that already support multiple IM protocols/connections,… Continue reading Speaking of Google…

And here I thought it was my fault…

I experienced intermittent connectivity issues with AOL Instant Messenger. I thought it was just issues with my internet connection… Seems I was not alone: ‘Glitch’ Keeps Some AIM Users Offline AOL told BetaNews Wednesday afternoon it is in the process of resolving a “technical glitch” that is affecting a limited number of AIM users. The… Continue reading And here I thought it was my fault…