Month: July 2006

  • Cyworld US launches! (now with added bugs!)

    The US launch of the supercute Korean social network Cyworld was marred for me (and many others) by a PHP error which prevented me from completing my profile. Sheesh! You’d think that the experience of running the largest social network in Korea as well as having branches in Taiwan, Japan and China would have prevented […]

  • Bluetooth neologisms and portmanteaus

    I was just writing something up for African Communications on Bluetooth, so I did a survey of some of the mashups out there – here is what I found: Bluejacking – sending unsolicited messages over Bluetooth to any phones in the area. Derived from Bluetooth + hijack, although the only hijacking that occurs is that […]