Google Renames Urchin Google Analytics, Makes It Free — Google has renamed its Urchin web analytics unit to be — yep — Google Analytics (as Gary predicted), in a move that follows with similar rebranding such as Keyhole being renamed Google Earth. And just like with Keyhole …
Google gets analytical … Google is set to launch on Monday a free Web analytics service that will let companies see exactly how visitors interact with their Web site and how their advertising campaigns are faring. — The free hosted service, which will be available in English and 16 other languages …
Podcasts Help Drive Demand for High-Volume Hosting — As podcasts and video blogs consume disk space and bandwidth, will these large media files reside with major web hosting providers, niche startups spawned by the Blogosphere, or perhaps Yahoo or Google? As Internet traffic shifts from text …
Audible's Clusterf**k — Audible announced a new product on Friday that allows podcast publishers significant control over their product. Ad insertion, monitoring of downloads and listening attention, DRM and more. There are some interesting features that add to the podcasting discussion …
Internet Service to Put Classic TV on Home Computer — Looking for "The Fugitive?" Didn't get enough "Eight Is Enough?" Would you like to "Welcome Back, Kotter" one more time? — Warner Brothers is preparing a major new Internet service that will let fans watch full episodes from more than 100 old television series.
Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network to offer downloads: WSJ — NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. cable television channels Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network will offer the online sale of several half-hour programs for $2.99 per download, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.
ON AOL.COM RUNNING WARNER RERUNS ON DEMAND — Couldn't believe it when I first read the Washington Post headline: … The article then goes on to explain: … My first reaction? … I yelled out loud, to no on particular in the study. — Why my enthusiasm? — Let me count the ways:
AOL to Have Reruns on Demand — America Online Inc. and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. are planning to put thousands of episodes of once-popular television shows like "Welcome Back Kotter" and "Chico and the Man" on the AOL.com Web site, where high-speed Internet users can view them for free.
Boycott Sony — After weeks of criticism, Sony has finally agreed to temporarily stand down on an abusive and likely illegal copy restriction practice. Hold the applause. — On Friday, the world's second-biggest record label pledged to temporarily stop making CDs that leave computers vulnerable to security breaches.
New Linux phone standards effort in the works — PalmSource, France Telecom's Orange and several other companies plan on Monday to announce an effort to standardize aspects of Linux running on mobile phones. — The Linux Phone Standard (Lips) Forum wants to standardize Linux interfaces …
If Books Are on Google, Who Gains and Who Loses? — In 1709, Daniel Defoe compared them to "House-breakers," "High-way Robbers," and "Pick-Pockets," not sounding that different from the way software makers, movie producers and writers sound today when they speak about copyright pirates.
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