Back. Nice Week to Take Off

So I missed a week of the Ring Cycle between Yahoo, MSFT, AOL, Newscorp, and Google. Wow. Somehow I think I'll survive. Things I found interesting last week: Yahoo crowing about an unbuilt platform and launches flickr video. Not sure this would have been the tack had the Ring…

So I missed a week of the Ring Cycle between Yahoo, MSFT, AOL, Newscorp, and Google. Wow. Somehow I think I’ll survive. Things I found interesting last week:

Yahoo crowing about an unbuilt platform and launches flickr video. Not sure this would have been the tack had the Ring not been Cycling. But it does strengthen their case about staying independent. Latest roundup from the NYT here.

I read about this story while in Europe. EU wants to slash search data retention period to six months

Google Apps – oops.

Fred on a new path to liquidity.

Rich on new crawlers in a brave new world.

The Journal on Sheryl Sandberg at Facebook.

I find this move by Google highly laudable: Google Comissioned To Monitor Illegal Amazonian Deforestation



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Author: John Battelle

A founder of NewCo (current CEO), sovrn (Chair), Federated Media, Web 2 Summit, The Industry Standard, Wired. Author, investor, board member (Acxiom, Sovrn, NewCo), bike rider, yoga practitioner.

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