Monday, April 01, 2002
And the day is young
April Fools Day on the net:
- You've got Blogs! AOL buys into homegrown media: "AOL gets it! Steve Case gets it!" beamed Dave Winer today, after brokering a deal that sees two hundred of the most popular weblogs become part of the AOL-Time Warner publishing empire.
- The technology behind Google's great results: Google describes their patented search technology, PigeonRank.
- Kuro5hin buys Metafilter, henceforth to be named Met4Filter.
- Microsoft has acquired the ODP, to become the Gates Open Directory.