First Base — Today we're excited to announce Google Base, an extension of our existing content collection efforts like web crawl, Google Sitemaps, Google Print and Google Video. Google Base enables content owners to easily make their information searchable online.
Google Base Launched. Yuck. — Google Blog officially announces the launch of Google Base. We previously anticipated the launch of Google Base (along with everyone else) in late October. — Bottom Line: This is not a very interesting application in its current form.
MY EXPERIENCE WITH GOOGLE BASE — So, to properly experience Google Base, I submitted an "item", namely my article on Google Base. You can read it here, and you can view all (one) of my Google Base "items" at my Google Base store page. — So, problems:
Yahoo to Add 5 Gawker Media Blogs to Web Site — Yahoo Inc. is adding daily feeds from five popular bloggers to its Web site, the latest move by the Internet giant to spice up its news and entertainment offerings with irreverent content. — The firm's licensing deal with privately held …
Yahoo, Gawker Join Forces In Licensing, Distribution Deal : Once again, Nick Denton zigs where Jason Calacanis zags. Instead of shopping Gawker Media, Denton is teaming up with Yahoo for the blog network's first multi-blog major distribution deal. Dozens of posts from Gawker's five best-known blogs …
Saving the Net from the pipeholders — I've spent much of the last two weeks writing an essay that just went up at Linux Journal: Saving the Net: How to Keep the Carriers from Flushing the Net Down the Tubes. It's probably the longest post I've ever put up on the Web. It's certainly the most important.
The DRM grinch who stole Christmas — Are you hoping that Santa will put a portable audio player in your stocking this year? Or, are you thinking about stuffing someone else's stocking with one. Then all I have to say to you is buyer beware. As these devices become more mainstream …
Top Web Sites Build Up Ad Backlog, Raise Rates — Prime Spots Are Sold Out — Months Ahead as Marketers — Shift Dollars From TV, Print — As marketers shift dollars from TV and print media to the Internet, more Web sites are hanging "sold out" signs on their most coveted pages and dramatically raising ad rates.
Orchestrating a Revved-Up ROKR — After the music-playing handset's lackluster launch, Motorola and Cingular are working on a revamp — and a slew of related services — On the 11th floor of the Cingular Wireless headquarters outside Atlanta's hip Buckhead neighborhood, executives are plotting a comeback.
Report - 'Only 80 Games a Year Will Succeed' — A new report on the risks involved in game publishing and development has been released suggesting that, in the next generation, as few as 80 games a year will turn a profit. — Development costs in the next generation are set to rise …
BLUE SKY IN GAMES CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED — Games need BLUE SKIES! Games need BRIGHT YELLOW SUNS! Games need RED AND BLUE THINGS in them! We want to play in a HAPPY PRETEND LAND, not a s**t version of an American slum full of mixed-race gangsters wearing licensed sportswear!
Women Warm the Podcast Bench — Ontario, California — Wendy Malley says she didn't know how much of a men's club podcasting had become until she arrived here for the nascent industry's first trade show last week. — The co-host of Gabber JaW says she realized her gender might be a problem …
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