LOTD: 6/12/07

  • Sick of downloading those Powerpoint files from Gmail and then opening them? Well, those days are kinda over with Gmail’s new Powerpoint Preview. Pete Cashmore says it “gives [him] a reason to never use Microsoft Office again.” (TB)
  • The people actually working on Odeo probably have to check their paychecks to see who owns them at any given time since the company has just been bought and sold again. (CT)
  • YouTube finally seems ready to roll-out monitoring tools that will allow copyright holders to identify – and potentially monetize – clips that belong to them, even if they were uploaded illegally. (CT)
  • The team behind the much-reviled 2012 Olympics logo are taking the “any buzz is good buzz” approach to the criticism of their handiwork. (CT)
  • Because you asked for it: “Days of Our Lives” episodes are now available on iTunes. Yeah, I’m checking the sky for bowls of blood being poured out as well. (CT)
  • TechCrunch’s Mike Arrington just posted a few minutes ago about Flickr now supporting seven new languages. (TB)
  • Umm, yeah, about that new version of Safari… (TB)

By Chris Thilk

Chris Thilk is a freelance writer and content strategist with over 15 years of experience in online strategy and content marketing. He lives in the Chicago suburbs.