MC Hammer launching his own search engine

MC Hammer launching his own search engine (CNN – Technology)

The venerable rapper, who helped usher hip-hop into the pop mainstream in the early ’90s, has rolled out a search engine he hopes will outperform Google, Bing and other established tools. The project, called WireDoo, has been two years in the making, said Hammer Wednesday at the Web 2.0 summit in San Francisco. (Continue reading at CNN-Technology)

My Two Cents: More Search Engines the better!

BlackBerry Problems

For BlackBerry addicts, RIM is chipping away our faith (CNN – Technology)

After the recent outage, which RIM says was caused by a server error, some longtime BlackBerry users are writing goodbye letters on blogs, and on message boards operated and frequented by the CrackBerry collective. Customers saying RIM has been “chipping away our faith” in the company’s ability to satisfy us. (Continue reading at CNN-Technology)

My Two Cents: Well, a server error is pretty much a high level joke to explain to customers why your service is down. If you are a service based corporation, and your entire service is down for over 24 hours, I would say you as a corporation should invest more money in redunant backup systems, and conduct disaster recover drills.