Surprise, Surprise: Phones and Search

How do you use your phone? Do you search a lot on Google? Yeah, me too. Apparently, this surprised Google. I don't think it should have…or honestly, surprised anyone who makes business decisions there…(thanks JG)…

How do you use your phone? Do you search a lot on Google? Yeah, me too. Apparently, this surprised Google. I don’t think it should have…or honestly, surprised anyone who makes business decisions there…(thanks JG)

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Waiting For the (other) Other Shoe At Microsoft

Another reorg at Microsoft. But where is the chief of aQuantive? The other shoe will drop soon. Meanwhile, as predicted, Steve did not get the big job. So he's leaving….

Another reorg at Microsoft. But where is the chief of aQuantive? The other shoe will drop soon. Meanwhile, as predicted, Steve did not get the big job. So he’s leaving.

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Oh, Thank God. Baseball Is Coming.

Today, pitchers and catchers report to spring training. In three weeks, I take my son for our annual weekend in Scottsdale. O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!…

Pitchers

Today, pitchers and catchers report to spring training. In three weeks, I take my son for our annual weekend in Scottsdale.

O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!

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Oh, Good Lord

Today has been filled with news about who got laid off at Yahoo. But this news, that the fellow who was responsible for helping Yahoo run innovative new ventures inside the company, is leaving for Google, well…man. Ouch….

Today has been filled with news about who got laid off at Yahoo. But this news, that the fellow who was responsible for helping Yahoo run innovative new ventures inside the company, is leaving for Google, well…man. Ouch.

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In biological natural selection, the prime architect is death

Need I say more about this post from Kevin? No, it's not about biology, but man, I love it when Kevin pens stuff like the headline above. From it: And now that crowd-sourcing and social webs are all the rage, it's worth repeating: the bottom is not enough. You…

Need I say more about this post from Kevin? No, it’s not about biology, but man, I love it when Kevin pens stuff like the headline above. From it:

And now that crowd-sourcing and social webs are all the rage, it’s worth repeating: the bottom is not enough. You need a bit of top-down as well.

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Google’s Share Drops? Inescapable

Much talk about this news, which is debatable, I suppose, if you're Google – it's one research company (IDC), claiming that Google's overall share of the online advertising market has slipped. But I see this as inescapable. The brand advertisers are marching onto the internet, because that's where the…

Much talk about this news, which is debatable, I suppose, if you’re Google – it’s one research company (IDC), claiming that Google’s overall share of the online advertising market has slipped.

But I see this as inescapable. The brand advertisers are marching onto the internet, because that’s where the audience is. And when you look at where the audience spends most of its time, it’s not at Google. It’s at highly engaging sites, applications, and services. This is one reason Google is so busy throwing new application pasta at the walls.

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MSFT: We Reserve the Right…

I dunno. This all seems like kabuki to me. I'm rapidly falling toward finding this uninteresting, but…here's Microsoft's response to Yahoo rejecting its bid: MICROSOFT RESPONDS TO YAHOO! ANNOUNCEMENT Reiterates Full and Fair Proposal for Microsoft-Yahoo! Combination REDMOND, Wash. — Feb. 11, 2008 — Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) today issued…

I dunno. This all seems like kabuki to me. I’m rapidly falling toward finding this uninteresting, but…here’s Microsoft’s response to Yahoo rejecting its bid:

MICROSOFT RESPONDS TO YAHOO! ANNOUNCEMENT

Reiterates Full and Fair Proposal for Microsoft-Yahoo! Combination

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