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The Falling Knife

A couple of years ago, we went to a the mortgage bankers tradeshow in Florida, a 6000 strong conference featuring speeches from former Presidents, the Secretary of Defense, and even a famous basket ball coach. Walking around that mortgage show, I felt like a fish out of water, and...
With all of the information coming in from the New Hampshire primary, it is difficult to get straight answers. That is until you go to Google Maps. The site gives a neutral depiction of what went down. The maps, one for Republican and one for Democratic voting results show yellow...

Gates Says Goodbye

The co-founder and chairman of Microsoft Corp. (MSFT: 34.65, +0.28, +0.8%) (MSFT) has delivered the opening keynote for CES for the last eight consecutive years. But as he already plans to step down from day-to-day involvement at the software giant this summer, Gates indicated that this will also be...
The Internet is becoming an important part of Chinese culture. By the end of 2007, 35 percent of the world’s social networking users will reside in china. And even more interesting for advertisers looking to gain a foothold in the world’s most populous nation and fastest growing economy, user-generated...
Because I am involved in healthcare IT and search marketing I am just plain dumbfounded by Matt Cutts’ recent blog post regarding the purchasing of links to gain PageRank. In the blog post Matt points to a number of poorly written paid posts that endorse certain medical procedures. Matt...
Netscape Navigator, the world's first commercial Web browser and the launch pad of the Internet boom, will be pulled off life support Feb. 1 after a 13-year run. Its current caretakers, Time Warner Inc.'s AOL, decided to kill further development and technical support to focus on growing the company as...
Is it me, or is dealing with online content a lot like a conversation with a certain memory-challenged blue tang? Sure, individual sites remember me from time to time, but the Web as a whole is constantly asking the same questions, starting from zero with every new site, making me...
As 2007 wraps up, many people are reading and writing their yearly assessments of who did what, and what shook the industry up as well as what’s going to shake the industry up in the year to come. So let’s do this. 2007 certainly didn’t lack for momentum. The global...
Ad exchanges abound. Right Media, DoubleClick AdX, and Microsoft's AdECN have thus far focused on addressing the non-premium display spot market, while just one is focused on premium inventory – ADSDAQ.  Here is an internal Q&A we did with Jay Sears.  Adotas: ContextWeb, Inc., a contextual online advertising exchange, recently...
Internet marketing practices are beginning to elicit serious regulatory scrutiny around a variety of consumer protection issues. This scrutiny – in the form of ongoing investigations and enforcement actions – can have significant financial consequences for marketing organizations. Moreover, the major forms of media – e.g., Google, Yahoo!, and...
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