Open News Thread

I'm on vacation now, and of course that means news will break! Google announced it's computing cloud play, App Engine, and I am sure there is more. So please, if you are so inclined, note any breaking news this week in the comments below! It's crowdsourced Searchblog!…

I’m on vacation now, and of course that means news will break! Google announced it’s computing cloud play, App Engine, and I am sure there is more. So please, if you are so inclined, note any breaking news this week in the comments below! It’s crowdsourced Searchblog!

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Yahoo’s New Ad Platform

Details are emerging, NYT here. I can't write about it due to vacation (am in the airport lounge)….but hope to grok when I get back, given my rants on this in the past……

Details are emerging, NYT here. I can’t write about it due to vacation (am in the airport lounge)….but hope to grok when I get back, given my rants on this in the past…

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Oh, Take a Chill Pill

…no matter what, some folks will work themselves to death. Why is doing it as a blogger any different? Yet another NYT story that, were it not for the word "internet", would not be a story. Update: JG has a good point here….

…no matter what, some folks will work themselves to death. Why is doing it as a blogger any different? Yet another NYT story that, were it not for the word “internet”, would not be a story.

Update: JG has a good point here.

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Reader Michael Megalli Writes

Reader Michael Megalli writes: It is difficult to engage in genuine conversations with the marketplace when you can't change the reality of how a company does business, what it sells, how it works with partners, etc….

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And No Surprise: Performics Is Going, at Least, the Problematic Part

More on the official Google blog. Interestingly, Google is keeping the affiliate marketing portion of the Performics biz….

More on the official Google blog. Interestingly, Google is keeping the affiliate marketing portion of the Performics biz.

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