On the heels of Apple announcing its kinder gentler developer guidelines for its app store, comes a reminder of one of the elements that forced Apple's hand: Per a Google Bows Ad Campaign For Display Ads
Google would like you to know that not only does it know what you are searching for, but it knows what display ads you want to see, or at least ...EBay Wins Suit Against Craigslist
A judge in Delaware granted EBay a partial victory in its lawsuit against Craigslist. EBay, which is a minority stakeholder in Craigslist (with 28 percent of the company) charged that ...Seesmic Offers True Real-Time Hub, App Marketplace
Q+A: The CTO Who Left Facebook (Twice)
Now that Twitter clients have found their ways onto your desktops, they seem to be asking themselves what they're going to do there. Thursday Hootsuite announced
an Omniture integration ...
Business Insider has a Q+A with Adam D'Angelo the former Facebook CTO who left the social network -- for the second time mind you -- to start the knowledge Quora. ...Facebook Places Becomes PleaseRobMe That Works
Flexible Flyer: 'Digital Word-of-Mouth' Agency Elasticity Spins Off Of Parent
The Web site PleaseRobMe.com
a spoof using the Foursquare API to show how people could take advatage of the information posted on check-in services never actually resulted in any ...
If you haven't heard of the social media-PR agency mash-up Elasticity (it describes itself as doing "digital word-of-mouth"), well, then you just don't get out to the fly-over states often ...T-Mobile To Release 'Googliest' Phone Ever
T-Mobile Thursday announced the G2, its HTC produced successor to the first Android-powered phone, the G1. PC Mag calls T-Mobile's device, "the first phone designed for its high-speed HSPA+ network ...Best Buy To Sell Kindle, Setting Off Retail Showdown
Best Buy will begin selling the Amazon Kindle at its retail locations beginning this fall, joining Staples (which will also start carrying the e-readers this fall) and Target (which has ...Google Instant: One Fierce Clicker
Wired's Gadget Lab is less enthused about the immediate implications of Google Instant and its ability to save 350 million man-hours a year than some, saying, "Its real-use cases are ...Apple Opens Its Heart, App Restrictions
Scrap the fart apps, but break out the Flash: In a surprise move (and one which has stolen some of Google Instant's media thunder) Apple has relaxed its restrictions on ...Building A Better Burger, One Tweet At A Time
One NYC burger place thinks it has a handle on this whole new media marketing thing. The fast food concept 4food allows customers to invent their own burgers either online ...Clippy's Last Rites
Remember Clippy, that annoying paperclip who bothered you every time you used Microsoft Office? Well, before Microsoft killed him it made a real effort to make him lovable, or at ...Analyst 'Conservatively' Estimates iPad Sales Will Hit 28M
Analyst Maynard Um with UBS Investment Research predicted in a note to investors this week, that Apple would sell 28 million iPads in 2011. "Sales of traditional notebooks appear to ...RIM Confirms Office Suite Acquisition
RIM, in a likely attempt to show it still means business, has acquired the mobile office suite Documents to Go from DataViz. The deal had first been reported Friday by ...T-Mobile To Get iPhone?
None other then Wired editor Chris Anderson noted on his Twitter feed that "A T-Mobile manager casually mentioned to me that they're going to get the iPhone 3GS (but not ...What's Google Building In There?
Eric Schmidt's remarks Tuesday in Berlin about automating search might hint at what the company is set to announce with Marisa Mayer, Ben Gomes and others speaking at MOMA in ...2010 OMMA Awards Finalists Selected, Members' Choice Voting Open
Challenge.gov Met With Typical Media Snark
The finalists for 2010 OMMA Awards have been selected. Read about all of the worthy campaigns in Online Advertising Creativity
, Integrated Online Campaigns
, and Web Site Excellence
Bieber Clogging Twitter
The U.S. Government's Chief Innovation Officer Vivek Kundra unveiled Challenge.gov
, a sort of public works X Prize, at the Gov 2.0 conference Tuesday. And it was greeted not by ...
The next time the Fail Whale pops up while you are attempting fruitlessly to post your missive on what you found floating in your Cheerios, blame Justin Bieber. This according ...Google Readies TV Service, Tablet Deals
Google and Apple may be very different companies, but they are clashing on every front these days. On the heels of Steve Jobs unveiling the latest iteration of Apple TV, ...Schmidt: Future Of Search Is Autopilot
In a keynote at Berlin's IFA consumer electronics conference, Google head honcho Eric Schmidt presented his vision for the future of the search giant: Namely a call for consumers to ...Wine And Dined Via Social Media
Media Biz Blogger Steve Rosenbaum recounts the tale of how he scored free tickets to a show from City Winery, a music venue and custom-crush winery in New York City. ...Uniqlo Offers Unique Twitter Discount
Kim Jong Il Bowls For Dollars With The Dude
Twittering bargain hunters, @uniqlo has got a deal for you. The Japanese clothing retailer, known for its brightly colored affordable basics, has posted a special discounted clothing section on ...
A Bloomberg report states that North Korea's Dear Leader is throwing some state-supported muscle behind a burgeoning mobile video game market, responsible for, among other games, bowling game based on ...Craigslist Lets Silence Do The Talking After Taking Down Adult Services Section
Exit Interview: David Skokna
The powers that be at Craiglist are on lock down after deciding to close the site's Adult Services section leading into the Labor Day weekend, reports ReadWriteWeb
. The company ...
We weren't quite prepared for someone like David Skokna, the founder and creative chief at Huge, who is not a professional editor, but took the assignment as seriously, and in ...The Future of Talent
The generation of talent coming to the workforce today faces more than the counter-culture tumult of the '60s, more than the acid-flashback hangover of the '70s, more than the heady ...Q & A: Andy Warhol, Pop Artist
Andy Warhol often gets saddled with this whole godfather of the YouTube generation thing, and his "15 minutes of fame" has been oft quoted, misused, repeated, and has even been ...There Oughta Be An App For That
One of the things people seem to love about smartphone apps is how they can use them to replace other tools and everyday items. These range from the inane (Zippo ...