monkey_bites Selects WordPress

The well known Webmonkey site, which is now part of CondeNet, has relaunched and selected WordPress for the monkey_bites blog:

WordPress meetup at Yahoo Brickhouse July 2nd, 2008

It’s great to see such as fantastic blog , which is geared towards developers, on the WordPress platform.

As one of the commenters,  thepickledegg, remarked: “WordPress would be proud of the Webmonkey blog.”  We certainly agree !

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Wall Street Journal Using Blogs to Cover Microsoft-Yahoo News Today

Big news in the tech world today with Microsoft formally entering a bid to buy Yahoo.

Scanning through the various coverage, it was obvious that many large publishers were using their blogs to quickly cover this fast-moving story.

A great example was the Wall Street Journal’s take on it and the comprehensive use of blogs ( all powered by WordPress ). They linked to many of their blogs including Kara Swisher’s post on, the BizTech blog, and the Wealth Report blog.

As you can see from the screen capture below (I marked the blog links with red arrows), the blog coverage was a big piece of the overall presentation:

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