Morning Buzz — October 16, 2010

Congratulations to Ubuntu on its release of Ubuntu 10.10. I try to stick with the latest LTS on my work machine, but I will be giving 10.10 a whirl on my secondary computer, Mr. Tudball.

Whatever happened to that old search engine? Ah, nostalgia…

Everybody has now gone new Twitter.

A collection of courtroom sketches is headed to the Library of Congress.

Who can resist a press release headlined Museum of Fred Issues An Apology? APPARENTLY NOT ME.

Coming to the Web: huge encyclopedia of invertebrates.

Teesside University has started an online research collection.

First prototype next year: “The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), the grantmaking arm of the National Archives, is pleased to announce a cooperative agreement with The University of Virginia (UVA) Press to make freely available online the historical documents of the Founders of the United States of America.”

Gary Flake has resigned from Microsoft.

Meanwhile, Marissa Mayer is taking on a new role at Google.

Google is getting rid of GOOG-411, its search-by-voice for phone number lookup.

New York State genealogists! Troy newspaper transcriptions are now online.

Case Western Reserve University has digitized a bunch of its yearbooks. Good morning, Internet…

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