Metacafe’s wiki strategy

Metacafe bets on the power of wikis. This is an interesting response to the increasing market dominance of YouTube, and though I hesitate to bringing up splogging, the cynic in me feels that Metacafe's move has quite a lot to do with boosting their results in Google.

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Swype – touchscreen typing made easier

Swype's a touchscreen typing application which allows the user to slide across the keyboard to form words. The creators (who also invented predictive text) claim that a user can get up to 40 words per minute after a couple of days' practice. This slightly ropey video shows Swype in action. via Johnny Holland

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