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December 11, 2006

Links du Jour 12-11-06

Samsung Under Legal Fire for “Blackjack” Brand Name? - Research in Motion, the makers of Blackberry, are taking exception to the naming of Samsung's new Blackjack phone, which originally had been named “Hero.”


Swivel.com: A Great Idea Executed Poorly? - A data analyst named Stephen Few is a little worried about what the programmers are doing over at Swivel.com. Seems that they have taken the huge popularity of NameVoyager, a web app that lets you look up the history of names and their relationship to other names, and kicked it up a notch. Swivel.com lets users do all this and more because it’s an online warehouse of quantitative data...but the sheer glut of information you get may be a bit overwhelming.

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Posted by William Lozito at December 11, 2006 8:09 AM
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