Weekly wrapup, 11 – 16 November 2007

Here’s a summary of the week’s digital lifestyle action on last100. Note that you can subscribe to the weekly wrapups, either via the special weekly wrapup RSS feed or by email.

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Ryan Jarrett kicked off the week on last100 with a post featuring six pioneers in the digital music space, ranging from David Bowie to the Arctic Monkeys. Readers were invited to submit their own pioneers, with Prince, Public Enemy and Trent Razor being notable omissions from our original list.

Daniel Langendorf took NBC’s new TV catch-up service, NBC Direct, for a spin, and was unimpressed: “If you like living by network TV schedules, NBC Direct may be for you. For those of us who time shift, NBC Direct is a huge disappointment.”

Digital lifestyle news

In digital lifestyle news, last100 editor Steve O’Hear turned his gadget lust to the Playstation 3 with its forthcoming support for DivX, and, following news that Comcast has been filtering BitTorrent traffic on its network, the P2P-based Internet TV company, Vuze, is petitioning the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to restrict traffic throttling by Internet Service Providers.

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NewTeeVee Live

Making her debut for last100, Natalie Fonseca provided extensive coverage from GigaOm’s NewTeeVee Live, a one day conference dedicated to the emerging online video industry.

Also see Daniel Langendorf’s follow-up post, picking up on comments made by YouTube co-founder Steve Chen at NewTeeVee Live in which he said that higher-quality video streams on the site should debut within three months.

That’s a wrap! Have a great weekend 🙂

last100 is edited by Steve O'Hear. Aside from founding last100, Steve is co-founder and CEO of Beepl and a freelance journalist who has written for numerous publications, including TechCrunch, The Guardian, ZDNet, ReadWriteWeb and Macworld, and also wrote and directed the Silicon Valley documentary, In Search of the Valley. See his full profile and disclosure of his industry affiliations.

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