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Malaysia Today Censored!

Last week, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) ordered all the country's ISP's to block access to Malaysia Today's portal, which triggered widespread criticism – particularly from Malaysia Today founder Raja Petra Kamaruddin, but also from other bloggers in the region.

Cuil, One Week Later

Cuil (once again, pronounced “cool”) underwent a particularly messy launch last week. CEO Tom Costello and his team were expecting a few hundred thousand queries on day one, but the name Cuil seemed to have been making its rounds in the blogosphere even before the touted “Google-killer”'s launch. After the launch and about 50 million queries in less than 24 hours, Tom set to do a bit of damage control on its overloaded servers.

Cuil Makes Its Debut

Barely 24 hours has passed since the new search engine Cuil (pronounced “cool”) went online. It came with a fair amount of hype – some even touted it to be the “Google-killer.” While this may not be the case, I can't deny the fact that Cuil does have the potential to give Google a run for its money.

Google Plans to Distribute Digital Media by Using YouTube

The behemoth Google is intent on world domination. Well at least on the Internet. Google plans to distribute original digital media content in the Internet by using YouTube. It might just succeed!

Lecture on the Power of Blogger

The National University of Malaysia approached me last year to guest lecture at their School of Media and Department of Information Systems. They were interested in having me lecture on topics related to blogging and producing films.