Confirmed: Google buys Feedburner

Feedburner confirmed today that has been acquired by Google. In an announcement posted on the Feedburner site, the company recounts the benefits of the deal, then takes a look ahead: …there is an immense amount of work to do in order to a) continue to provide our customers with the best feed analytics, b) begin to provide […]

Nice design update at blogTO

The crew at blogTO were at work during this past holiday weekend, putting a new shine on one of Toronto’s most compelling online destinations. As blogTO publisher Tim Shore notes, the site is looking more and more like one of those mainstream publications, complete with horizontal navigation, email newsletter, and integrated audio player. (And, to […]

Tehnorati gives blog authors authority

Technorati simplified its blog rating and ranking system a week ago today. The major change is one of emphasis. The headline figure for each blog is now its “Authority” rating – the number of blogs that link to it. This number was available to bloggers in the past, but things could get confusing because Technorati also quoted […]

US Army gets tough on bloggers

The US Army has directed its troops, civilian employees, contractors and their families not to blog or post anything online unless it has been cleared by a commander. Wired magazine today reports: Previous editions of the rules asked Army personnel to “consult with their immediate supervisor” before posting a document “that might contain sensitive and/or […]