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The Wall Street Journal reports that the phishing filter in Microsoft’s new Vista operating system, is making small businesses nervous. Vista will alert online customers to the safety of the site they are visiting by highlighting the address bar green. But many small businesses will not be eligible for the new security certificate which verifies that a site is safe.

The New York Times reports that during this holiday shipping companies like UPS are taking note of the popularity of e-commerce by developing strategies for the quicker delivery of online


Interesting post on so called "homeless technologies," potentially exciting innovations. Wild, wacky and “wow” technologies that haven’t found a practical use, but eventually will.