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Google Goes For More Second Clicks

By - March 06, 2008

Have you seen the onboxed (integrated) site search feature Google rolled out? It looks like this:

G Int Site Search

The results you get look like this:

Google Site Search 2

Notice how there are ads over there on the right? That’s getting the second click.

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Ask Not What Women Want

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Or, Ask is asking. Let me give you my first take on this news: Whaaaaaaaaaa?

SAN FRANCISCO – In a dramatic about-face, Ask.com is abandoning its effort to outshine Internet search leader Google Inc. and will instead focus on a narrower market consisting of married women looking for help managing their lives.

As part of the new direction outlined Tuesday, Ask will lay off about 40 employees, or 8 percent of its work force.

WOW. Sandberg Bolts Google for Facebook

By - March 04, 2008

This feels like a defection driven by Google’s lack of a media mentality plus a chance for Sheryl to be a senior exec at a startup. More when I grok more fully, I have been offline for a while.

Outside Lands

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Outside Lands

Are. You. Kidding. Me.

I know the folks behind this. This is going to be amazing.



ANOTHER PLANET, SUPERFLY AND STARR HILL ANNOUNCE THE INAUGURAL OUTSIDE LANDS MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL



MAJOR THREE-DAY EVENT TO TAKE PLACE AUGUST 22 – 24 IN SAN FRANCISCO’S GOLDEN GATE PARK



RADIOHEAD, TOM PETTY AND JACK JOHNSON TO HEADLINE



Another Planet Entertainment, Superfly Productions and Starr Hill Presents, in a partnership with the San Francisco Recreation & Park Department, are proud to introduce the Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival. The inaugural multi-faceted, three-day festival will take place in San Francisco’s historic Golden Gate Park August 22 – 24, 2008. Radiohead, Tom Petty and Jack Johnson will headline the event. Full lineup, ticketing, on-sale and other information will be announced throughout the coming weeks.

"Italy Map"

By - March 02, 2008

Fix Maps

Google, you are all powerful. But why do you give me this as the result for “Italy Map“? Why not…er…Google Maps results?