O’Brien: Nine predictions for Silicon Valley in 2009 – Silic Chris O’Brien at the San Jose Mercury News makes several good observations about the coming year. His view of Google versus Facebook […]
What Carriers Aren’t Eager to Tell You About Texting The public assumes that wireless carriers’ costs are far higher than they actually are, and profit margins are concealed by a heavy curtain.
From Zero to Xing: Socialmedian’s 2008 Drive to Acquisition Socialmedian was acquired by Xing for a purchase price of $7.5 million, an excellent return for the bootstrapped startup which had raised less […]
Pleased by angstro.com (in Beta, leverages LinkedIn contacts)
Internet tops newspapers for new gathering Pew Research Center says this is the first time in history the Internet has topped newspapers as the main source of national and international news.
New York Times: November Was So Terrible, Even Our Internet Revenue was down 13.9 percent. Ad revenue was down 20.9 percent. The really awful news: Internet ad revenue and overall Internet revenue […]
Online Journalism: Donations Accepted Amid traditional media’s bloodletting, nonprofit news outfits like Spot.Us are experimenting with community-funded journalism on the Web
Lawrence Lessig Proposes iEPA In this Newseek opinion piece, widely admired thinker Lawerence Lessig proposes an “Innovation Environment Protection Agency,” charged with a simple founding mission: “minimal intervention to…
This question of how best to use one’s time is the core issue with social media … especially as authoritative sources change with technology and innovation. Original (Michael Arrington). Response by Scoble. My […]
W3C MobileOK Checks Mobile Friendliness of Websites – ReadWr Earlier this month, the World Wide Web Consortium announced the availability of the W3C mobileOK checker, a free service that performs various tests […]