• 2012: Why MicroHoo is All About the Advertising

    2012: Why MicroHoo is All About the Advertising

    I’ve been refraining from adding my own two-cents to the crazyness around the Microsoft-Yahoo bid, but after reading Robert Scoble’s post today on why Google gains from slowing down the deal with their needless rants and why the underestimated future of the companies is in mobile as opposed to IM/e-mail where the spotlight is being
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  • Adbrite Fourth-Largest Ad Network in USA for December

    Adbrite Fourth-Largest Ad Network in USA for December

    AdBrite is the fourth-largest ad network in the US, ranked by page-views, according to comScore’s December 2007 MediaMetrix report. This is a huge step for the new media ad startup which just served over 25 billion page-views for December. Only the big guns — Yahoo!, Google and AOL’s Advertising.com — served more page views, an
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  • To Facebook: Give In Or Get Slaughtered

    To Facebook: Give In Or Get Slaughtered

    Jason Calacanis does a marvelous job of summing up the Facebook vs. User Data scenario in this post. His description of what Facebook’s intentions: collect and republish data on a level never seen before, allow advertisers to use this to reach users on an extremely targeted level, and let the protests begin: don’t give users
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  • Box.net’s OpenBox: Revolution in Online File Storage

    Box.net’s OpenBox: Revolution in Online File Storage

    In my recent article about Adobe’s new Buzzword online word processor, I mentioned that dozens of different web desktops have launched, attempting to bring features traditionally confined to computers to the internet itself. Adobe’s Share is a corollary to Buzzword and hasn’t yet been released to the public. When it launches, Adobe plans for it
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  • Opinion: The Future of Social Messaging

    Opinion: The Future of Social Messaging

    Chad Lorenz from Slate had an interesting piece on Slate today about how e-mail is on the verge of dying among Gen Y with the birth, ‘replacement,’ and mainstreamization of newer social messaging tools — SMS/texting, IMing, Facebooking, Powncing, Twittering, the deal. I’m not sure anyone could argue with his point, but this is one
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  • 5 Reasons Why Android Will Revolutionize The<br> Mobile Industry

    5 Reasons Why Android Will Revolutionize The
    Mobile Industry

    The “GPhone” rumor has been circulating the internet for ages, with technophiles getting excited at the prospect of a phone from the company who has simplified everything from internet search to advertising. Speculation had it that Google was producing a phone to rival the iPhone; surprising, since Google collaborated with Apple in creating the iPhone’s
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