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iPhone 4 Confirmed to Have 512MB of RAM (Twice the iPad and 3GS)

Fri, 18 Jun 2010 02:03:04 GMT2010-06-18T02:03:04Z


Since the launch of the original iPhone, Apple has made efforts to hide some of the actual tech specs of the device from consumers. Apple has never advertised or even published the processor speed or amount of RAM found in the iPhone. Arguably, Apple is trying to shield customers from these technical distractions and instead trying to focus on overall functionality.

More technically inclined customers, however, still love to know what they have to work with. The original iPhone and iPhone 3G contained 128MB of RAM, while the iPhone 3GS was boosted to 256MB of RAM. Similarly, the iPad contains 256MB of RAM. This discrepancy offers a technical explanation why Apple is not supporting iOS 4 features such as multi-tasking on the original and 3G iPhone -- there simply isn't enough RAM.

We have since heard that the upcoming iPhone 4's RAM has again been upgraded. This will bring it to a total of 512MB of RAM, twice as much as the 3GS and iPad. This number actually contradicts tear down photos of a prototype iPhone 4 that was leaked to the internet. An analysis of that prototype device showed it only carried 256MB of RAM. The 512MB figure, however, does agree with a Digitimes report from May 17th that confirmed a 960x640 screen resolution, thinner display, and indeed 512MB of RAM. We had heard that Apple confirmed this 512MB figure during one of the WWDC sessions last week, and have now verified this. The session it was revealed in is now available (Session 147, Advanced Performance Optimization on iPhone OS, pt 2) for registered Apple developers.

The added RAM should help overall performance and multi-tasking on the new iPhone 4. It could also explain why the iMovie App that Apple introduced at WWDC will only run on the iPhone 4. Apple has said iMovie will only run on the iPhone 4 and not the 3GS or even the iPad. It seems conceivable that it actually makes use of the extra RAM offered by the iPhone 4.


Elearning Promotes Iran’s Civil Awareness

Wed, 16 Jun 2010 02:11:44 GMT2010-06-16T02:11:44Z


Elearning Promotes Iran’s Civil Awareness

IRAN (June 2010) – Taavana, an elearning institute for Iranian Civil Society, jumpstarted its launch with a boost from the Iranian civic activists. The institute, which is a project of the Center for Liberty in the Middle East (CLIME), provides native democrats elearning online and other interactive learning tools on cyber security, democratic institutions and civic leadership.  
The E-courses of Taavana include a civic education curriculum developed by the Albert Shanker Institute and Freedom House and a graduate level leadership advance course from the George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management.
In addition to e-courses, Tavaana provides case studies of world movements for equality and human rights, video interviews with Iranian and international civic activists, and translations of a public education set of courses, glossaries and dissident writings. Famous Iranian academics and international experts will serve as instructors and trainers for those enrolled.

Tavaana founder and director Mariam Memarsadeghi says that Iranians today have more than ever yearn to be connected to the free world at this kind of set-up. She adds that the project presents a safe space for Iranians to work together with each other and with the most prominent democracy and civil society experts from around the world.

With the elearning online courses providing both self-paced and live training versions, Tavaana is free of charge to all users and is available in English and Persian. Furthermore, it is a complete and comprehensive resource library of Persian and English language on democracy and human rights while discussion boards encourage open dialogue on each learning asset, including Tavaana's media monitor on Iranian civil society. The project will become a construct of this newfound cyber-freedom of expression and connection by offering e-learning online opportunities for Iranian civil society.

Tavaana means "empowered" and "capable" in Persian. It holds a vision for a free and open Iranian society in which each and every Iranian enjoys the full spectrum of civil and political liberties.

CLIME Executive Director Eleana Gordon says that they are excited for the expansion of Taavana on their previous successes using e-learning solutions to train civic activists in the Arab world.

The previously launched Arabic-language Online Activism Institute, a successful project by CLIME, was hailed by Politics Online as one of the “Top Ten Who Are Changing the World of Internet and Politics.”

The internet has become a tool that boosts the appearance of civil awareness. This is bearing fruit in the Iranian society, growing to a rich number of e-communities which are circumventing government censorship to share their ideologies.


Elearning Software Solutions--ASCENT Designated to Publish Autodesk Official Training Guides

Thu, 10 Jun 2010 07:15:10 GMT2010-06-10T07:15:10Z


Waltham, MA (JUNE 2010) – RAND Worldwide recently announced that its courseware division ASCENT—Center for Technical Knowledge will publish course software training manuals that have been elected as Autodesk Official Training Guides. The said manuals cover a wide array of 2011 products from the company’s flagship CAD software. The company is a global leader in the provision of technology and elearning software solutions to organizations with I.T. or information technology requirements and engineering design.

ASCENT courseware merges the best delivery practices for elearning or technology-based training content and the experience of ASCENT’s product and industry experts. The combination results in an exponentially effective course content that guarantees learners or users the achievement of ultimate productivity from its offerings.

Paul Burden, Director of Product Development at ASCENT said that they have strived to offer the best CAD courseware to the engineering community for the past fifteen years. They are pleased that the excellence of their material by designating their training manuals has been validated by the CAD software as the go-to elearning software solutions for their end consumers, training centers and resellers.

The created courseware incorporates reality-based examples using imperial and metric units. Additionally, it offers customers with a process-centric approach to majority of topics such as those being addressed by Autodesk Certification. Aside from giving access to titles that are available in training guide format for classroom delivery and individual studying, its existing elearning portal gives the products as eCourseware for those users who wish to gain access to self-paced training from virtual locations.

According to the Chief Education Officer at Autodesk, Joe Astroth, they have worked with ASCENT in numerous capacities for a long time and believe that their expertise in technical matters and products have led to the creation and development of top-of-the-line courseware. Their partnership will give way to a wider array of intermediate and advanced Autodesk Official Training Guide titles that can be accessed by all the members of their entire training network. This will provide customers with more chances at expanding their knowledge and skill with their software products.

As one of the two companies designated by ASCENT’s CAD software as a worldwide provider of Autodesk Official Training Guides for 2011 Autodesk products, ASCENT provides flexible options for purchasing such as digital licenses and customization services to cater to all possible training needs and requirements. Moreover, special pricing is made available to authorized training centers. The brand guarantees that books have been reviewed thoroughly and recommended by Autodesk for self-paced and classroom training or learning.


Janet Jackson Gets Started on Tyler Perry Project

Fri, 04 Jun 2010 06:43:50 GMT2010-06-04T06:43:50Z

Getting to work on a brand new project, Janet Jackson was all smiles on the set of "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf" filming on location in New York City on Thursday (June 3).

Proudly flaunting her short new hairdo, the 44-year-old was joined by director Tyler Perry and co-star Kimberly Elise for the day's filming duties.

As for the film, which also stars Whoopi Goldberg, Kerry Washington and Anika Noni Rose, a synopsis via IMDB tells that it's "a drama based on Ntozake Shange's about existence from the perspective of 20 nameless black females."

Aside from her movie endeavors, Miss Jackson is said to be on cloud nine with her new relationship with 35-year-old millionaire businessman Wissam Al Mana.

An insider close to Janet told InTouch magazine, "He seems to have given her a new lease on life since her brother Michael died. He's younger than Janet, taller than Janet and far richer than Janet. He has become her knight in shining armor. For the first time in Janet's life, she's with a man who pays for everything. He's filthy rich."



D-Link to Launch New Value in Partnership Program and Channel Partner Portal

Wed, 02 Jun 2010 14:55:32 GMT2010-06-02T14:55:32Z

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D-Link to Launch New Value in Partnership Program and Channel Partner Portal

USA (June 2010) – D-Link seizes the opportunity to compete more aggressively utilizing efficient channel partners and providing partner portal to streamline their new VIP or Value in Partnership partner program. The aims of the program are to help resellers respond faster to customer needs and recognize the partner's efforts in introducing and promoting D-Link products and solutions to customers and other businesses. Having access to marketing materials like product demos, joint sales and financing are just some of the benefits for members of the program.

D-Link is a well known global company who provides networking solutions by designing, manufacturing and marketing products geared towards effective connectivity. Their core strength lies in providing Ethernet networking peripherals and application to SMEs or Small to Medium Enterprises all over the globe.

The company recognizes the contributions of effective delivery channels in their successful global presence in over a hundred countries. In 2005, in fact, they reached a milestone earning $1 billion in revenue due to competitive sales strategies.

Michael Fox, D-Link's Vice president for US channel, shares their mission of embracing every channel partner's unique approach and value-added competencies and rewards their efforts especially the dedicated resellers who focus on their core products and solutions in networking which are security, storage, switching, wireless and IP surveillance. Fox added that they surveyed the partners and found out that they need tools to increase revenue.

D-Link, in response to their channel partner needs, implemented an online web-based application or partner portal where partners will be able to increase their productivity. The portal allows the channel partners to have a distance learning training platform in order to familiarize themselves with the company's products. The portal will also increase the selling efficiency of partners through certification, deal registration and collaboration between channel managers and partners. The D-Link certifications included are D-Link Certified Specialist or DCS and the Certified Professional or DCP. The certifications are awarded to the most dedicated channel partners who excel not only in the technical aspect of the products but also contribute to the sales revenue. Having the vendor certify the reseller lends competency and trustworthiness that entice customers.

Included in the VIP program are new incentives or compensations labeled D-Link Volume Incentive Rebate or VIR for high performing resellers. Another new module included in the partner portal is the addition of deal registration. To encourage partners to register deals, discounts are given to successfully approved and closed deals by partners. A Bounty Program, on the other hand, provides protection to partners who invested effort, time and money but failed to close the deal.


Human Infected with Computer Virus

Fri, 28 May 2010 07:15:55 GMT2010-05-28T07:15:55Z

A British scientist says he is the first man in the world to become infected with a computer virus. Dr. Mark Gasson had a chip implanted in his hand which was then intentionally infected with a virus. This device enables him to pass through security doors and activate his mobile phone. It’s a sophisticated version of the type of identification chips implanted in pets. If other implanted chips had connected to the system, they would have become infected, as well.
Dr. Gasson said that this has important implications for a future where more medical devices will be increasingly sophisticated, such as with pacemakers. They will then risk being contaminated by other human implants. “With the benefits of this type of technology come risks. We may improve ourselves in some way but much like the improvements with other technologies, mobile phones for example, they become vulnerable to risks, such as security problems and computer viruses,” he said.

However, he believes that we will continue to advance in the field of medical implants, and they will become more of a risk as the demand for them increases. “This type of technology has been commercialized in the United States as a type of medical alert bracelet, so that if you’re found unconscious you can be scanned and your medical history brought up.”
What are your thoughts? Do you foresee a future in which we have devices implanted throughout our bodies, thus putting us at risk for computer viruses within our physical self?

Simple Tips for Call Center Training

Tue, 25 May 2010 06:46:23 GMT2010-05-25T06:46:23Z

Many companies today depend on high quality and effective customer service. Without customer service, these businesses will never survive the competitive global market of today without the support of consumers. These people are the ones who provide the valuable feedback necessary to develop modifications or changes in products or services in order to increase the demand for them. The saying “the customer is always right” accurately hits the mark and it emphasizes the importance of addressing customer needs and concerns.

Lots of resources are invested into the training of employees to ensure smooth interaction between agent and customer. In fact, recognizing the talents and skills of agents and honing them with proper training is the secret of a successful business in customer service. Here are some simple tips for Philippine call center training:

English Proficiency – In the Philippine call center industry, this is not too big of a problem considering that the country is known to be the best English-speaking Asian country in the world. However, it is still necessary to provide training and reinforce speaking skills. Communication is vitally important in this industry, and a less than stellar level of English proficiency will simply not cut it. If employees cannot communicate well in English, the company will have to deal with frustrated, unsatisfied customers because they are burdened with struggling to understand the customer service representative.

Speech and Listening Skills – It is useless to know a language by heart if one cannot use it properly. Agents should be trained on how to communicate effectively—that is to speak and listen. Learning how to hold a pleasant conversation as if it were the most natural thing in the world puts irate people at ease.

Accent – Agents must know how to adjust their accents to the company’s target market. Fortunately for Filipinos, they have neutral accents and can easily adopt and use new ones. Having the same accent as clients is effective in interaction because it makes them comfortable.

Lindsay Lohan Will Be a No-Show in Court

Thu, 20 May 2010 08:20:04 GMT2010-05-20T08:20:04Z

Lindsay Lohan will not make it to court tomorrow ... TMZ has learned.


Sources tell TMZ ... Lindsay claims someone stole her passport in Cannes.  Lindsay claims she actually went to the airport yesterday trying to get on a flight without a passport but was denied boarding.  We're told she had a reservation on the flight so she could make it back to L.A. for tomorrow's mandatory court hearing.

Sources tell TMZ Lindsay has made an appointment with the U.S. Embassy tomorrow at 9 AM to get another passport so she can fly home.

As for the court hearing, Judge Marsha Revel has said she will issue a warrant for Lindsay's arrest if she doesn't show up at 8:30 AM. But Lindsay's lawyer, Shawn Chapman Holley, tells TMZ, "I was on the phone with Lindsay's assistant the entire night and we're doing everything we can to resolve this issue and get her back to L.A."

Holley says, "Lindsay is distraught because it was her intention to get back to L.A. today to do more alcohol education classes and appear in court tomorrow."

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Did iPad kill the Courier tablet?

Fri, 30 Apr 2010 05:09:56 GMT2010-04-30T05:09:56Z


Microsoft's Courier project was an exciting and fascinating concept. When it first appeared last year, the folding two-screen tablet was one of the most incredible things we've seen out of Redmond for a long time. Similar in concept to Apple's Knowledge Navigator concept device, Courier used a combination of touch and pen-based computing to generate a lot of buzz and interest about what was going on in Microsoft's labs.

Gizmodo is reporting that the project was killed yesterday. There's speculation that the intense popularity of Apple's relatively low-cost iPad, coupled with the imminent arrival of Android-based tablets and possibly even WebOS slates from HP, could have scared the software giant away from releasing the device.

Nobody outside of Microsoft knows for sure how far along Courier really was -- the video that was widely distributed last fall was obviously a marketing dream -- or how much the proposed device would have cost. With two iPad-sized touchscreens and a strong, yet lightweight hinge mechanism holding the Courier screens together, it wouldn't have been as inexpensive as the iPad.

Although those of us at TUAW are Apple fanboys to the max, we regret that the Courier never made it to market. Competition is good, and when a possible contender fails to make it out of the conceptual stage, it's a loss for all of us.


Final appeal for Digital Economy Bill not to be rushed into law

Wed, 07 Apr 2010 03:50:24 GMT2010-04-07T03:50:24Z

A digital uprising will spill over into Parliament today. Over the last fortnight tens of thousands of people across the UK have contacted their MPs opposing the Government’s plans to “fast-track” the controversial Digital Economy Bill into law. Facebook and Twitter have been the focus of a people-powered outcry that has seen more than 22,000 letters sent to MPs and upwards of £20,000 raised to pay for newspaper and online adverts opposing the bill.

38-Degrees-Digital-Economy-Bill-advertPeople-power is working. The Liberal Democrats caved in to this public pressure last week and withdrew support for the bill. More and more Labour and Conservative MPs are waking up to the huge public concern about the bill and raising concerns with their whips.

As Left Foot Forward has highlighted, there is plenty to be worried about in the bill. It could hand huge new powers to ministers, allow widespread internet disconnections, the blocking of entire websites, and spell the end of free, public WiFi. But the biggest worry is that politicians are planning to rush these sweeping new powers into law without a proper debate, without allowing opposition to be heard.

The bill has had its third reading in the Lords and if the Government, as expected, “fast tracks” it into law through wash-up it will be law before the general election.

Today 38 Degrees members will do all we can to make sure MPs realise just how many people think it’s a bad idea to rush sweeping new powers into law without proper debate. Thousands of us will be calling our MPs, urging them to do all they can to stop the bill being rushed into law.

The Government may be hoping that opposition to the bill gets drowned out by coverage of the General Election, but they might be wiser to remember that in a few weeks those opposing the bill will be making another big decision – who to vote for in the general election.


Barbados PM Thompson Pleads for More Visits and Bookings in Small Hotel

Wed, 17 Mar 2010 04:07:00 GMT2010-03-17T04:07:00Z


Barbados (March 5, 2010) – Barbados Prime Minister David Thompson urges numerous frequent island patrons to spread the message about what they have to offer and continue to promote the island. His plea for increased assistance for maintaining tourism and increasing bookings in Barbados small hotel was delivered at the Ilaro Court for a Cocktail Reception two days ago.

The island has been the top destination for holidays for a lot of people from all over the world. Its economy is dependent on the revenue generated by the tourism sector which includes every luxury and small hotel Barbados. However, the recent global recession has had its negative effect as increasingly less people go to the island.

Thompson urges the frequent visitors to use whatever means available, such as social networking sites like Facebook, to share the best images, experiences, and encounters they have enjoyed to help with the island’s promotion. He adds that the country is dependent on their visits and is the reason why it is crucial that they let other people know what a great time they have had.

He notes that the government will be employing the use of simple measures to help their country recover from the global economic recession. He believes that it is important to promote their tourism product by building loyalty and patriotism for frequent visitors. Such people can look forward not only to more cocktail receptions at the Ilaro Court, the prime minister’s official residence, but to other activities from the Friends and Family Program.

Specifically designed for the Barbados Diaspora in key overseas markets, the program targets to increase tourist arrivals in the country and at the same time give rewards to members who have exerted effort in reaching out to their families, friends, colleagues and other acquaintances in convincing them of going to island nation for a visit or a revisit.

The Prime Minister expresses the need to involve the youth in tourism efforts. Numerous primary and secondary school children will be invited to interact with guests to listen and learn from their stories and experiences and then share them at the planned cocktail receptions.

Countless of repeat visitors are delighted with the Bajan culture and are extremely captivated by the special night out that was especially planned and prepared for them. Many of the guests, all of whom had already persuaded their friends and family to support the country’s tourism, voice out that they are impressed and pleased with warmth they received from the locals. The hospitality they experience and the friendships they have formed here over the years are incentives enough to keep coming back.

NYT: Facebook Location Features Coming Next Month

Wed, 10 Mar 2010 07:27:44 GMT2010-03-10T07:27:44Z

Facebook is finally going to enter the location game at this April’s f8 conference, according to a report  this morning on the NYT’s Bits blog. And they’re looking to take Google head on.

We’ve been hearing rumors about Facebook’s location features for a long time, but the buzz has picked up in the last few months. Those rumors got legs in October, when we noticed that the site had added language explicitly talking about location features to its rewritten privacy policy.

The question now is exactly what this location sharing will look like. I’ve heard that Facebook has tested simply attaching location data to user status updates, similar to the way Twitter does it. According to the report, Facebook will also offer an API to third parties, presumably allowing services like Foursquare to send their location data into Facebook (it’s unclear if data will also flow the other way, but I suspect it will once Facebook can get the privacy settings right).

Perhaps the most interesting part of the Times piece is the assertion that Facebook isn’t looking to beat Foursquare, Gowalla, and similar location based services — something that I believe it could easily do if it wanted to. Rather, it’s looking to beat Google in the small-business advertising space. The Times report doesn’t say much on how exactly Facebook is going to do that, but I suspect it will involve getting as many third parties as possible to integrate its API.


Anticipating the Release of a New Partner Relationship Management Software Called Distance Quick Con

Thu, 04 Mar 2010 07:51:16 GMT2010-03-04T07:51:16Z


U.S.A. (January 22, 2010) – Software and online developer, Rising Tackle, will be hosting and launching its new, prevalently web-based partner relationship management software tool called Distance Quick Connect on March of this year.

The PRM software is modeled after Rising Tackle’s award-winning Customer Relationship Management (CRM) web based tool Focus Streamline, which was a big success last year, creating a forty percent growth for the company since its launch back in December 2008.

According to the company SEO, Distance Quick Connect boasts of the power of a simple design, a strategy that makes the web based tool very flexible and customizable to specifically address and suit individual needs and preferences of consumers. It is predicted to catapult Rising Tackle on a dominating position in the PRM market this coming year, especially with the ongoing recession.

It has been discovered that relationship management tools such as PRM has a lot to gain from the negative economic climate of recession. A lot of companies, including those who are not dependent on channel sales, are now looking to channel management strategies to survive the downturn of the economy and manage adequate revenue generation for the coming years. This is a fact that many software developers have taken advantage of, hence the release of various PRM tools and applications.

The increase in industry demand prompted companies like Rising Tackle to broaden or expand its services and products to include the increasingly popular partner relationship management. More industries are in need of PRM and PRM software since modern paradigms of global business are increasing in complexity and interconnectivity.

This trend has helped channel management gain a steady foothold in the market, as compared to its situation a few years back. PRM in particular was not a popular choice for a business strategy because the methods available for its implementation were limited to manual, outdated and inconvenient. Such methods included spreadsheets, email messaging and phone calls, all of which are now considered inefficient and ineffective, since partners may be located in different parts of the country, or even the world.

Such a disadvantage made communication and collaboration with partners a tasking responsibility, and oftentimes a fruitless prospect.
With partner relationship management software, channels may enjoy real-time monitoring and management, as well as better transparency of channel performance and productivity. Tools and programs will be made more accessible and available to partners, resulting in increased growth and improved sales in both direct and indirect channels.

Doug Sedrick

Rapid Intake Elearning Development Tools Improve Student Test Scores

Wed, 17 Feb 2010 06:56:41 GMT2010-02-17T06:56:41Z

Colombus, OH (February 4, 2010) – Rapid Intake, an elearning development tools and software company, collaborated with Downtown High School in Colombus with the help of Ohio State University to increase their retention and improve performance on standardized examinations  using one of the company’s computer-based training elearning software.   The trends in technology continue to develop and progress. This dictates elearning should likewise keep up with evolutionary changes and trends. It has continued to dominate the training and education sectors because of the many benefits it provides such as ease, convenience and efficiency. Rapid intake believes that the ideal way to learn something is to create an elearning module that will teach other people. They donated a limitless license to one of their elearning sotware to Downtown High School and they used it to create flash-based learning content and lessons that were distributed via internet. The aim of this collaboration is to train the students on how to use the essential web based technologies of today. The project was a success as it enabled students to increase their scores on standardized exams by 40-60 percent over last year. Brad Henry, an instructional designer from Ohio State University, said that the students of Downtown used to struggle to pass the required basic Web technology exam. However, after they used Rapid Intake’s elearning software, there was a dramatic growth in their retention abilities and scores. It is evident that feature of the software that allows students to create lessons that suit them and their corresponding peers was extremely effective. The students used the software to collaboratively create interactive, flash-based online course lessons for each other which they then used to prepare for the examinations. The approaches was beneficial to the students because first of all, they were able to thoroughly study and master the information in the content because they had to create courses that would teach their fellow students. Second, in their efforts to create this content, they were forced to learn how to utilize elearning authoring software effectively and efficiently. Third, their test scores vastly and significantly improved. Rapid Intake’s CEO Garin Hess expresses his satisfaction with the results. He said that he is very much impressed with Ohio State University’s creative use of one of their rapid interactive elearning software and development tools. He added that there truly are a lot of things that people can do with flexible software and licensing models. They are glad that their product was able to greatly contribute to such a good purpose and manage to yield excellent results. Elearning development tools are proving to be very effective for the technologically-oriented society of today. The younger generation is keen to adapt to its functions and uses because it encompasses applications and programs that suit their way of thinking and modern lifestyles. Pretty soon, with the help of social media, online learning will dominate education and training because of the predicted trends in internet and computer use in the future. elearning solutions[...]

Jay Leno on RSVPing to David Letterman's Super Bowl Party

Tue, 09 Feb 2010 10:26:58 GMT2010-02-09T10:26:58Z


Jay Leno  and David Letterman took Super Bowl viewers by surprise Sunday afternoon.

Perhaps the most talked about commercial around the watercooler on Monday was Jay Leno’s guest appearance in a promo for "The Late Show with David Letterman." The two late-night talk show hosts, with Oprah Winfrey sandwiched in the middle, shared a couch to view the game as buddies.

On Monday night, Jay explained how this came to fruition, crediting his "old friend" with the idea. Dave's producer contacted Jay's producer to see if he would be game. Jay said, "No matter what animosity there is between comedians, a good joke is a good joke."

Both parties had to keep their lips sealed, not even able to reveal the secret to their own staffs. Jay hopped on a flight to New York and pulled up to the Ed Sullivan Theater in an SUV with an entourage of security. In a disguise including a mustache and hood, Jay entered to film the spot.

Back on the west coast, NBC executives called Jay in for a meeting to warn him they thought President Barack Obama had recorded a commercial for the rival show because of the security measures surrounding the SUV outside the studio. Even Jay's own bosses were in for a surprise on Sunday.

Jay thanked Dave for asking him to participate and said that the hard feelings of their tumultuous past "disappeared." He joked that the reunited pair, who parted ways 18 years ago, will team up again—this time in the two-man luge competition at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver.

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Mon, 08 Feb 2010 10:05:45 GMT2010-02-08T10:05:45Z


Channeltivity LLC is an independent venture comprised of the brightest minds within the channel industry and web solutions space. Our team of channel development consultants and web engineers has been serving both enterprise and SMB technology companies with fully customizable channel management solutions since 2003. Our core Channeltivity platform makes channel management as easy as possible for both you and your partners to increase sales productivity.

Right now, analysts see a significant trend towards investment on Partner Relationship Management software tools technology. The market explanation for such a trend is apparent in todays economic climate. Experts agree that usually, Partner Relationship Management software investments happen at times when companies are able to launch a whole new line of software or if the company wants to move smoothly towards a focus on channel partnership services.

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Posted: 08 February 2010

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Mon, 08 Feb 2010 10:05:37 GMT2010-02-08T10:05:37Z


Channeltivity LLC is an independent venture comprised of the brightest minds within the channel industry and web solutions space. Our team of channel development consultants and web engineers has been serving both enterprise and SMB technology companies with fully customizable channel management solutions since 2003. Our core Channeltivity platform makes channel management as easy as possible for both you and your partners to increase sales productivity.

Channeltivity provides the tools to manage successful channel partner relationships so you can facilitate meeting and exceeding your sales goals. Many organization and companies applies Channel Management, it is a business solution to properly manage resellers in order to improve the companys indirect sales.

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Posted: 08 February 2010

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Mon, 08 Feb 2010 10:00:29 GMT2010-02-08T10:00:29Z


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Mon, 08 Feb 2010 09:52:40 GMT2010-02-08T09:52:40Z


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Cancelled Auto Insurance Policy because of Identity Theft-How to deal with?

Mon, 08 Feb 2010 02:59:19 GMT2010-02-08T02:59:19Z

In the movie ‘Face off”, John Travolta’s identity was stolen by his nemesis Nicholas Cage by literally switching their faces. Although no one has really got their face swapped, many Americans had their identities stolen. According to Federal Trade Commission or FTC an estimated 9 million Americans had their identities stolen every year. Even celebrity golf player Tiger Woods was victimized by identity theft. In 2000 Woods testified in Sacramento California courtroom that his identity was stolen. The culprit stole his Social Security number and applied and received credit cards. The culprit used the credit cards and ran up to 17,000 dollars worth of bills. This crime victimizes everyone with credit cards, bank accounts and insurance policy. Free Insurance Quotes California car insurance quotes is what you looked for right after your purchase of a new car. You managed to get a good auto insurance package however things turn out badly and you have fallen behind on some of your bills. When you are about to renew your policy, you were shocked because your agent has cancelled your policy. Providers check the credit ratings of their holders, the rating of their holders are used to determine whether the insurers will renew or cancel their holders’ policy. If you have bad credit history most likely your provider will deny the renewal or even cancel your policy. However you are still shocked on how bad your credit history has been. You have found out that you have been a victim of identity theft. Because you have been victimized by identity theft you can’t renew nor buy new auto insurance because of your bad credit history. So what do you do now? According to the FTC, the Fair Credit Reporting act allows you to have a free copy of your credit reporting from Equifax, Experian and TransUnion, the three major credit-rating agencies. This credit report rating could serve as evidence that you have been a victim of identity theft. You should obtain your credit report and check it over for accuracy. You may find errors in your credit report, although there are ways to have your credit report correct it quite difficult and takes time to have it altered and corrected. Identity theft can happen to anyone, so better find ways to protect yourself from this crime. Find ways to minimize the chances of your identity being stolen. You can protect yourself financially, since there are major insurers that offer identity theft insurance policies. As for your auto insurance problems, you can get a new policy eventually as you improve your credit score. A good credit score is above 700 and a poor score is below 600. There are many swindlers not only in California car insurance quotes are abundant and you will not have any problem finding a good quote, just maintain a good credit score and you will be able to find an insurer that will give you an ideal auto insurance package. For Entertainment check out: Cat that fends off bear is a Web hero.[...]

My personal tips for online bingo players

Sat, 23 Jan 2010 14:24:57 GMT2010-01-23T14:24:57Z

My personal tips for online bingo players

Bingo players should be cautious on these gambling web sites as the payout and frequency of winning is rather or relatively low. I discover that there is a better chance for citizens in the United Kingdom to play at free to play web sites just like, when citizens can register for free and play on line slot machines and bingo on line for free. Also membership of gains the account holder having a tiny incentive that can be earned in the form of amazon vouchers and exchanging the free credits for genuine cash to play on the internet site.

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Bingo players should use on line bingo sites for some recreational fun. Mainstream high street bingo operators provide members the chance to get an hour or two worth of genuine bingo for approximately five Pounds. The tip is for the on line bingo player to make use of a maximum of five Pounds or up to Ten dollars every time they decide to play bingo on line. Bingo can become an addictive game though what I have learned when I have played on line is that the payout as well as the frequency of wins that I have had to be actually low and not frequent. The house tends to be the beneficiary of on line bingo.

When playing the on line bingo game will auto play a persons game so that effectively when a player carries a winning ticket the pc automatially recognises the win and so there is no need to press the winning bingo call. I locate myself when I decide to play on bingo sites on the internet that I do choose approximately two or three cards each game, though in acquiring one ticket carries a fine chance as any of winning. Purchasing the maximum number of cards will not help in winning on line bingo. This is because the prizes of on line bingo tend to be tiny anyway, this creates acquiring the maximum cards seemingly not worth although. I have had fun in the past playing the game, though I do enjoy playing the on line slot machines much better as this is a faster and more fluid on line game.

The tips in registering having a on line bingo webpage is interesting. Men and women need to read the terms and conditions of each on line bingo internet site and register using the companies that if some one is playing for genuine cash, they need to avoid the welcome bonus schemes offered by the bingo internet site as this is a catch as citizens can not withdraw the bonus and should win up to a certain amount of cash before they can withdraw their funds. Men and women need to choose on line bingo companies that have tiny withdrawal levels and stick to these types of on line bingo sites.

Trend Toward Partner Relationship Management Investment

Fri, 22 Jan 2010 01:45:34 GMT2010-01-22T01:45:34Z


U.S.A (January 14, 2010) – Right now, analysts see a significant trend towards investment on Partner Relationship Management software tools technology. The market explanation for such a trend is apparent in today’s economic climate. Experts agree that usually, Partner Relationship Management software investments happen at times when companies are able to launch a whole new line of software or if the company wants to move smoothly towards a focus on channel partnership services.

Some years ago, this past 2004, a company called Parametrics Technology Corporation, a company that vends product lifecycle management in Massachusetts, have settled away from their old channel system focus to a much more direct selling strategy. A couple of years after this shift, PTC made a voted decision to build up its channel once again. To do this, the company was in need of a Partner Relationship Management software tool seller.

PTC had to find the best or a least a better service covering midsized and small business areas said the vice president of PTC global channel programs. The company’s products was apparently developing in age and was in need of local customer approval which could only be had by owning a reseller channel that included added value.

Transition problems are always the focal point for investing on PRM. PTC for its transition period had to buy a PRM model that would accomplish this task. The software application they bought was able to serve as an excellent partner portal. Their channel partners were able to get planning as well as recruiting data. They were also given access to leads, as well as certification and training collaboration tools online through the PRM software.

The company was able to invest partly for the comfort and speed that the application provided them. PTC is in charge of Siebel System Incorporated’s marketing and software support. However, this vendor’s PRM was still following a more CRM (customer relationship management) paradigm. At the time when PTC started to rebuild the partnerships it once had, the company needed to retain as well as demonstrate its value for the newer channel partners.

The strategy looks to have been successful. PTC is growing rapidly. And from just fifty partners, PTC was able to build up a strong two hundred channel partner list. Since then, the Partner Relationship Management system that they used has already undergone several tweaking and evolutions which can account for its further success. Many other companies are following the very same process as PTC.

Looking for Free Auto Insurance Quotes California?

Tue, 19 Jan 2010 07:43:53 GMT2010-01-19T07:43:53Z


Anybody who is looking for free auto insurance quotes California will need to be very vigilant in their search. Sure the internet has become a great free resource of information, but not all information that can be found online is accurate or up to date. It takes a greater awareness as well as a more discerning eye to tell the difference between good information and bad information. The same is doubly true for knowing the difference between a good insurance quoting source or service from a bad one online. A bad insurance quoting market or service has the following tell take sign: they ask for more information than is actually needed. They ask specifically for very sensitive and private information such as credit card numbers and social security numbers. The shady companies will most likely sell their customers’ private information to people who will either give clients spam, junk mail, and endless telemarketer calls. Or worse, they might sell it to identity thieves and hackers.

Before all of this searching for free auto insurance quotes California however there is another thing that one must take care of. Before going into such heavy internet research, it is of the utmost importance that one be aware of how the auto insurance requirements in the state work. There are of course certain numbers that must be measured up to when getting a car insurance deal in California. This is of course because the laws in the state are the same forces that regulate the industry. In California, there is minimum required property damage and liability coverage. Currently, this requirement is fifteen thousand dollars coverage for the Liability for Bodily injury. This is in case of physical injury as well as death. Then there should be a thirty thousand dollar liability for bodily injury this time for multiple persons.  Then there should be five thousand dollars coverage for damage to any property per accident.

In the event that the requirements of California (or whatever your state may be) has finally become ascertained, then the next thing that one should do is to thoroughly review each and every detail and clause of the deal’s coverage and of the different policies quoted to you by whatever insurance quoting market service you have acquired. If the coverage of the deals or lower than the requirements then obviously that deal is not available to your situation. It is extremely important that one should remember the minimum state required coverage before looking for free auto insurance quotes California since this will surely save you a whole lot of time and effort.

Getting California Car Insurance Quotes

Thu, 14 Jan 2010 02:47:46 GMT2010-01-14T02:47:46Z


The net is the best place to look for California car insurance quotes. But how does one go about searching the net for these quotes? Here is a short guide on the process of getting California car insurance quotes.

The first step is to ask one’s self why one needs auto insurance in the first place. This is the planning stage, a crucial step in getting the best insurance for one’s situation. Some people buy expensive, special, and collector’s item cars that do not depreciate in value automatically in time unlike most car models. This is one of the main reasons some people like to get insurance, by keeping safe these kinds of auto investments. People also worry about the medical bills one will get after a car accident. Getting a good car insurance with the specific coverage will take care of that worry. In the same way, car insurance is also a great safety net against the damages one will get from car accident law suits. Such events can be exorbitantly expensive without insurance. At the same time, if you are the one who is the victim in the accident, you will have big problems if the car that hit you has little or no insurance at all so it is best that you have your own. Finally, people who live in areas where a lot of crime or even just natural disasters or a high rate of car accidents can get some good peace of mind by obtaining their own car insurance. But of course in California, things are a little different. One is forced by law to get car insurance. That is why everyone there wants to find California car insurance quotes.

Insurance providers are available everywhere giving this service to anyone who can afford it. They give out quotes to people to give customers an estimate of the charges. Every car owner has his or her own coverage rates. It’s vital to remember though, that not all car insurance policies are the same. One must ascertain that one understands the conditions of one’s own situation. And the important questions here are: what do you want to keep safe and what are the options for each car auto insurance quote given to you?

By comparing and contrasting the California car insurance quotes, each Californian will be able to get a clearer image of auto insurance policies in general. There are sometimes no fees when one wants to look at auto insurance quotes. On other times, there are small fees especially if one wants more quotes.

Partner Relationship Management: Streamlining Allocation Issues

Mon, 11 Jan 2010 03:00:25 GMT2010-01-11T03:00:25Z


Partner relationship management is becoming all the rage today. The biggest and the best businesses are employing partner relationship. There is a good reason for this phenomenon. The business world is becoming more and more homogenous in a sense that companies form bonds and partnerships with each other. Because this network can be immensely intricate, Partner relationship management has taken a vital role in such businesses.

Partnerships are everywhere. Name one industry that does not rely in what is called channels, clouds, or partnerships for distribution and reselling? One of the biggest industries that cannot live without partnerships is the electronics manufacturing industry. Distribution of electronic parts is done at a massive and complicated scale. The manufacturing company cannot possibly think of doing all this market distribution by itself. It will take to much time, manpower, and other resources. The company simply cannot concentrate on such a gargantuan task while manufacturing at the same time. It has to keep its focus on manufacturing alone in order to do that job properly. Getting distracted from this main, primary function can and is disastrous for any manufacturing company. The enormous network of partnerships and channels of a business will eat not just at resources but also on the concentration of the entire company itself and this may lead to lapses in the manufacturing process and productivity. And so manufacturing companies rely almost solely on its many partnerships to serve as channels for marketing, distribution, retail, etc. since most such products find themselves virtually everywhere, inside a computer, a car, an elevator, or as is sold as replacement parts.

This kind of intricate business network is not found solely in the electronics manufacturing industry. The very same complexity can be found nearly in all industries. Keeping track of such clouds is very difficult considering the multiplicity of the details, the types of channels, the dates, the costs, the returns, the supply given, etc. And yet, keeping track of them is of the utmost importance to any company. This is of course because managing one’s channels is the key to balancing the correct supply issues and rate of production. Distributing one’s products at the most optimum allocations can only be ascertained from this data. This is the main reason why partnership relationship management is vital to any business. Keeping track of all these details can be made much easier by obtaining PRM software solutions.

Corruption – Can Noynoy Aquino Stop It?

Thu, 07 Jan 2010 02:37:00 GMT2010-01-07T02:37:00Z

The running of Senator Noynoy Aquino has led me to think a lot about Philippine Politics, a subject that I would otherwise dreadfully try to avoid altogether. Let me just start this short entry by saying that I am an apolitical person. Well, of course there is really no such thing as an apolitical person since we are all ultimately political animals since we are forced to live with society. To live in society is to contend your needs with the needs of others and to issue, even in the smallest and subtlest ways, certain forms of power relationships with everyone around you as well as beyond you. So it is much more exact to say that I am a person with politicophobia. For those who haven’t figured out the obvious root words of this word, politicophobia is a fear of politics. Why am I a politicophobic person? Well, because I look at politics and I see ruin. But even worse, I look at my country’s politics, Philippine Politics, and I see such blatant greed, ineptitude, and impotence (in the part of the Filipino people) that will surely lead to the self destruction of these objects. We are inflicted with a cancer. And this cancer which I speak of is corruption. Just look at one small example, one encapsulated version of this cancer. Let us take this one example as a reflection of the system as a whole. I was going to the Philippines customs agency because I had several books delivered to me from the United States. So just as I was about to get my books, this clerk handed me a piece of paper. This piece of paper had something scribbled on it. It was an amount. Let us just say that the amount was big enough to make you wince thinking that it was worth half of what the books were worth. So there I was about to get my books whose shipping was already paid for but this clerk is holding them until I pay the amount. The guy tells me that it was additional customs tax. But the thing is, books are supposed to be TAX FREE because they are educational material as written in the law. Everyone has to go through the same thing at the Philippines Customs Department. The fact is that almost every politician we have seen has pocketed money and has been involved in so much corruption. It is always in the news. But no real justice and system change is done. Surely there is always something wrong with our country and the worse part is that everyone knows it. But no one is or perhaps can do anything about it. Perhaps Noynoy Aquino, whose parents were the most saintly politicians ever, can do something about it.[...]

Funny Story about California Car Insurance

Tue, 05 Jan 2010 06:51:35 GMT2010-01-05T06:51:35Z

Here is an interesting story from a friend of mine involving his California car insurance. He just moved in to California. It’s been a month and he decided to get his car a California car insurance policy right away. It was quite a challenge at first, trying to get the right insurance with the best coverage that he was satisfied with while keeping within his budget range. He decided to go online and look for a quote market that would help him save all the time and effort of going through lots of research and of going through each of the researched insurance providers to get car insurance quotes. It was the best decision that he ever made, not only did it save all that time and effort, it also saved him big money since he was able to get the best quotes and choose among these the best insurance for his car. When he got his insurance, he was helped by this beautiful young agent who was very helpful and very friendly. With her help, he got an even lower price than what he was quoted. He was very happy and thankful. But of course life is full of irony. My friend worked as a manager in a restaurant. It was a very busy restaurant to. One night, he saw a familiar lady in the restaurant. Then he realized that it was the same young insurance agent who helped him get insurance for his car. He went out to say hi to the lady and they got into a bit of chatting. It seems that the lady is waiting in the restaurant for a date. After a while, it must have been an hour, my friend looked at the tables and saw that his friend, the insurance agent was still dinning alone. He approached her, gave her a complimentary bottle of wine and gave some well wishing. She told him if he could stay and have dinner with her instead because it seems that she got stood up, he obliged since he was done for the day anyway with nothing important left to do. They sat down, ate, talked for the rest of the night and really hit it off. He offered to drive her home, she obliged.   On the way home, they got into an accident. The funny thing is, the California car insurance he got does not cover the damage if the driver was drunk. To be safe always, visit Free Auto Insurance Quotes California![...]

Loan Modification Qualifications

Fri, 18 Dec 2009 06:23:20 GMT2009-12-18T06:23:20Z

The most common way for people to buy their homes is through the acquisition of a mortgage, which they pay in certain amounts every month to their respective lenders until the loan is completely paid for. However, the United States is currently suffering severe financial drawbacks due to the recession, and more and more people are tightening their budgets, as expenses become more burdensome. Some people even have to come up with immediate solutions to their financial troubles due to the fact that they got laid off, which is a widespread occurrence in the country. There are a lot of people who find themselves in tight fixes and get themselves into financial trouble, and this struggle contributes to their failure to pay their loan payments on time, if not at all. Fortunately, there is now a process that allows their loans to be reinstated along with, or a combination of, a reduced rate, longer loan term, principal reduction, and pardoning of delinquency. This process is known as a loan modification and it temporarily or permanently changes one or more of the terms of a home loan. Interested people may approach local lenders and inquire about the requirements to become eligible for a loan modification. To qualify for loan modification the following are taken into account and must be presented: (1) “Hardship Letter”. The explanation, which states the reason/s why the mortgage is, or going to be, in default, should be detailed and supported by evidences such as medical bills, death certificates, unemployment stubs and so on; (2) Financial Worksheet. The lender will have to examine both the income of the borrower and his amount of debt. This determines the ability to pay for the monthly loan payments; (3) Payroll Stubs and W’2 Forms and should be recent copies from the last two years; (4) recent Bank Statements, specifically that of the last three months’ of checking accounts, and last month’s savings accounts and; (5) copies of Household Bills, Property Tax, Home Insurance, Homeowners Association, Mortgage Payment coupons, statements of late payments, foreclose and etc. from the lender. As presented by Loan Modify Express, qualifying for loan modification means that there would be lower monthly payments, reduced interest rates, a thirty-year fixed term, reduced principal balance, deferred past payments, credit and home ownership preservation. To benefit from all of these and actually make it work, the borrower must diligently accomplish the above mentioned requirements and review his financial situation. Loan Modification How to qualify <--- Visit the site to know more info. on how to qualify.[...]

Elearning: For Kids or For Adults Only?

Thu, 17 Dec 2009 06:59:21 GMT2009-12-17T06:59:21Z

Elearning is a process that is quite easy to explain. Everyone things that elearning is too complicated or something, but this is just not true. It can be as simple as can be. Of course for people who do not know how to use the computer, this may be a problem. There are people who hold the opinion that elearning should only be limited to higher education as well as the corporate sphere (for the training of employees as well as for the introduction of new products and services to clients). But again, this can be very easily contested. It is a fact that a lot of new software tools are developed nowadays for children’s education. This can of course still be considered as elearning, whether it is online based or simply computer based. There are a lot of both online and computer based elearning lessons or courses for children in existence. Parents can easily buy CD’s of learning the alphabet or of learning about animals in any children’s toys store in the country. There are also those that are available online. These are a great treat for children because it contains very expressive narrators, colorful and illustrative pictures that may be most likely animated for more enjoyment. These pictures music and videos are also mostly interactive which is what attracts the children to this kind of learning tools. There are also a lot of fun games included which are not only entertaining but are educational as well. Not only is this a treat for the kids, this is also a treat for their parents who will no longer have to get tired trying to teach their kids. So what does this say about elearning in general? How can all those people who hold the opinion that elearning is not suitable for children be right? The main argument is that it is dangerous for children to get used to computer education which eliminates human interaction. The mere absence of the parent in the education of their children is already dangerous for the child’s further emotional development and maturity. Well, there may be a point there, but it still cannot discount the fact that elearning can be a very good supplementary tool for parents everywhere. Of course they should not rely on these tools alone. Still, elearning will be of the great supplement for higher learning and for corporate training for a very long time to come. Check out more information @ Elearning tools.[...]


Wed, 15 Jul 2009 02:25:13 GMT2009-07-15T02:25:13Z


Country music legends are supposed to live hard, die young, and leave nice portraits, bad memories, and loyal fans who spend the majority of their adult lives watching tribute bands, attending memorial concerts, and trying to decipher every cryptic word. Its been that way since before Hank Williams and after Townes Van Zandt.

Anyone can see that its not that good of a life, clearing the wreckage of an Appalachian-size hangover to accommodate more ruin. Yet somehow the damage looks attractive enough for droves of teens to sign up for the ride as they line up to burn bright for thirty-some years, taking the trail all the way to the wall.

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Tags: sugarland music songs videos lyrics tour
Posted: 15 July 2009

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Carrie PrejeanCarrie Prejean

Wed, 15 Jul 2009 02:07:06 GMT2009-07-15T02:07:06Z


Carrie Prejean and Her Take on Gay Marriage

and they will cast their crowns before the throne, saying, Worthy are You, our Lord and our God, to receive glory and honor and power; for You created all things, and because of Your will they existed, and were created. Revelations 4:10-12

Miss USA 2009 Question and Answer.
Perez Hilton Asked Carrie Prejean about her take on Gay Marriage.
Carrie Prejean Miss California answer worthy of her True royalty.

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Tags: Carrie Prejean Miss California Gay Marriage
Posted: 15 July 2009

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John Van Hammersveld CreationsJohn Van Hammersveld Creations

Wed, 03 Jun 2009 02:26:40 GMT2009-06-03T02:26:40Z


Like most of the surfing world in the 60s, I first became aware of John Van Hamersveld when he created the Endless Summer poster. I now realize that resting my impression(ism) of him there would be like thinking of Bob Dylan as merely a 60s folk singer.

Author: (image) weezie23
Tags: john van hammersveld endless summer Bob Dylan art poster cover illustration John Van Hammersveld Creations
Posted: 03 June 2009

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Estevan Oriol PhotosEstevan Oriol Photos

Wed, 03 Jun 2009 01:41:56 GMT2009-06-03T01:41:56Z


His subjects are generally shown in natural light, comfortably standing alone and without props, rather than being pounded by harsh studio lights and buried beneath tons of makeup. Its the same with actors ranging from his friend Danny Trejo to his latest superstar subject, Dennis Hopper, both of whom have benefited from the self-taught street wisdom of a master who looks deep, capturing their essences better than most anyone else.

Author: (image) weezie23
Tags: estevan oriol photography photo photos film danny trejo dennis hopper Estevan Oriol Photos
Posted: 03 June 2009

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Molly Jenson Video - Maybe TomorrowMolly Jenson Video - Maybe Tomorrow

Thu, 23 Apr 2009 00:56:17 GMT2009-04-23T00:56:17Z


Check out this special performance of Molly Jenson as she performed on show, Raw Rhythms, just before the release of Maybe Tomorrow.

Watching Molly Jenson perform in a club feels like youre watching her at a family reunion. Her music is personal and her quirky comments between songs are the kinds of things youd say to people who have known you forever. Shes relaxed, amused, happy to be making music, happy you came to hear her, assuming you'll love her.

All rights go to Molly Jenson and her agencies.

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Tags: molly jenson interview maybe tomorrow
Posted: 23 April 2009

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Buck Lasek VideoBuck Lasek Video

Wed, 22 Apr 2009 23:46:55 GMT2009-04-22T23:46:55Z


In 1885 a band of German immigrants established Colony Olivenhain about five miles from the Pacific Ocean. Driving through town you can still see the town hall they built, a sturdy, functional wooden box where family gatherings, barbecues, and 4-H Club fundraisers are held today.

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Tags: Bucky Lasek skateboarding skater skateboard bucky lasek video skate interview
Posted: 23 April 2009

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Gretchen BleilerGretchen Bleiler

Fri, 13 Mar 2009 02:49:10 GMT2009-03-13T02:49:10Z


Check out Gretchen Bleiler.
Short Video Interview about her passion sport snowboarding from Oakley.

Visit for more Gretchen signature and videos.

Gretchen is not your ordinary female snowboarder.
She is a legend.

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Tags: Gretchen Bleiler pics snowboarding interview snowboard extreme sports
Posted: 13 March 2009

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Gretchen Bleiler in Oakley Movie - TrailerGretchen Bleiler in Oakley Movie - Trailer

Fri, 13 Mar 2009 02:29:29 GMT2009-03-13T02:29:29Z


Oakley Uniquely Movie Trailer
Oakley pulled out the white linens and the holiday silver to cast an ultra-feminine light on Headquarters.

Uniquely is a 6-section travel inspired womens multisport (snowboard, ski, surf, skate, wake) film that exposes the unique personalities and lifestyles of the athletes involved as they pass the baton, or camera, from one location to the next.

I loved the movie, said Annie Fast, editor of Transworld Snowboarding. I mean, I really loved it. The snowboarding in Japan got me pumped up, but the skateboarding was inspiring.


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Tags: Gretchen Bleiler pics snowboarding interview snowboard extreme sports. aokley
Posted: 13 March 2009

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Damien Hobgood - I want you badDamien Hobgood - I want you bad

Fri, 13 Mar 2009 02:20:00 GMT2009-03-13T02:20:00Z


If you didnt know better and met Damien at the corner store, you would think he was just another nice guy with a cool pickup truck, a southern drawl and a pretty little family consisting of wife Charlotte and daughter Savanna Grace. On land its difficult to detect the unquenchable fire burning within. If you ask him about it, however, hell probably tell you what—actually who—lit the original match.

If you could only read my mind
You would know that things between us
Ain't right
I know your arms are open wide
But you're a little on the straight side
I can't lie

Your one vice
It's you're too nice
Come around now can you see

I want you
All tattooed
I want you bad

Complete me
Mistreat me
want you to be bad bad bad bad bad

If you could only read my mind
You would know that I've been waiting
So long
Someone almost just like you
But with attitude, I'm waiting
so come on

Get out of clothestime
Grow out those highlights
Come around now can't you see

I want you
In a vinyl suit
I want you bad

I want you bad, bad, bad, bad, bad

Don't get me wrong
I know you're only being good
But that's what's wrong
I guess I just misunderstood


I want you
All tattooed
I want you bad

I want you bad

I mean it
I need it
I want you bad, bad, bad, bad, bad
Bad, really really bad

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Posted: 13 March 2009

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Tom DeLonge's Apocalypse ShoesTom DeLonge's Apocalypse Shoes

Thu, 12 Feb 2009 07:19:35 GMT2009-02-12T07:19:35Z



This is the video of Tom DeLonge, his video blog about his company Macbeth Footwear is going to release an innovative footwear to coincide with the 2012 apocalypse that some say is predicted by the ancient Mayan calender.

Delonge promises that, while your body will be destroyed, your shoes will survive and remain looking spiffy.

So all of you guys! Check out and watch out for this creative and original design of Macbeth footwear of Tom Delonge, Vocalist of Angels and Airwaves and former guitarist/vocalist of Blink-182.

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Tags: tom delonge blink-182 angels and airwaves macbeth macbeth footwear Apocalypse Shoes tom delonge video tom delonge vlog tom delonge footwear Tom delonges macbeth risen
Posted: 12 February 2009

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Thu, 12 Feb 2009 05:38:45 GMT2009-02-12T05:38:45Z


Jay Adams on Risen Magazine.

After nearly 3 years in prison, the DogTown's favorite son is back.
I admire Jay for his faith, after all that happened to his life, he still sees the lord with pure heart.

Taken on July 8, 2008, Los Angeles, CA.

Enjoy the video..

Read more at Risen Magazine website.

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Tags: jay adams dogtown skateboards skateboarding dogtowns favorite son risen magazine jay boy sports z-boys jay the return of jay adams original z-boys
Posted: 12 February 2009

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Thu, 12 Feb 2009 04:55:19 GMT2009-02-12T04:55:19Z


2008 World Hip-Hop Champions
Philippine Allstars - The World's Best photo shoot video, exclusively from Risen Magazine.

We all know that these guys are the best! They all showed us the real deal in dancing.

They are the champion.
The No. 1.
The best crew.
The world's finest!

The Philippine All-Stars is on the January 2009 issue cover of Risen Magazine.
Grab your copy while it's hot and smoking.

Read More here

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Tags: Philippine All-Stars Allstars allstars worlds best risen magazine photo shoot no. crew one love his-story hi-hop dance
Posted: 12 February 2009

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