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Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Watch Blog:
Yahoo Go Puts Yahoo Services Into Cell Phones, TV & PCs  —  Yahoo has launched Yahoo Go (link via PaidContent), a suite of products designed to let people reach information whether they're on their PCs, phones or using TV.  The suite will be formally announced by Yahoo CEO Terry Semel at CES keynote today
Rali /
Yahoo To Launch Go Intiative; Mobile, Connected TVs & Desktop Access [by rafat] : Yahoo is making its biggest bet yet outside its website: at CES, it is launching what it calls Yahoo Go (the site should go live here later), a series of mobile and connected TV-PC intiatives.
Saul Hansell / New York Times:
Google and Yahoo Aim at Another Screen  —  Two ascending Internet giants, Google and Yahoo, are to make plain today that they intend to move aggressively beyond the Internet browser and onto the television screen.  —  The two companies, already the most popular services for searching …
Burt Helm / Business Week:
Yahoo on Your Phone, TV, PC...
San Francisco Chronicle:   CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW 2006
Andy Abramson / VoIP Watch:
Clinton in Redmond..Is Ballmer Stepping Aside  —  There are some rumors circulating that Steve Ballmer is about to step aside at Microsoft as its day to day operations head to make room for another president.  —  Bill Clinton.  —  Here's what I know.  Sources near Microsoft headquarters report …
Paul Boutin / Engadget:
Live from Yahoo's keynote  —  8:55am Terry Semel should be out in a fewminutes (right after the ubiquitous Gary Shapiro, of course.)  The guys behind us are arguing whether or not Yahoois a Web 2.0 company.  No wait, they're trying to figure out what a "Web 2.0 company" is.
Yahoo! Go - A Portal That Spans Devices  —  Yahoo! Go is being advertised as "a new suite of products and services for your PC, mobile phone and even your TV".  The main aim is to enable people to connect with their content (e.g. email, photos, music) across a range of devices.
Doc Searls / Linux Journal:
What's Intel up to with VIIV?  —  At the beginning of his CES keynote, where I'm sitting now, Intel CEO Paul Otellini said "We expect a wifi connection at the coffee shop, and we're disappointed when we dont get it."  Well, the same goes for the CEO keynotes at trade shows.  And there's no wi-fi here.
Robert X. Cringely /
A Commercial Runs Through It  —  Google's Grand Plan to Take Over TV Advertising  —  My 2006 predictions column has to be delayed until next week, not because I have no predictions, but because there is so much speculation and mis-information swirling around about Google and the Consumer Electronics Show …
New York Times:
Microsoft Shuts Blog's Site After Complaints by Beijing  —  BEIJING, Jan. 5 - Microsoft has shut the blog site of a well-known Chinese blogger who uses its MSN online service in China after he discussed a high-profile newspaper strike that broke out here one week ago.
Guy Kawasaki / Let the Good Times Roll:
The Top Ten Lies of Venture Capitalists  —  Venture capitalists are simple people: we've either decided to invest, and we are convincing ourselves that our gut is right (aka, "due diligence") or there's not a chance in hell.  While we may be simple, we're not necessarily forthcoming …
Ars Technica:
Fox to sell shows before they air  —  News Corp.'s Fox Entertainment Group has worked a deal with its sister company DirecTV to offer shows on demand, but this arrangement is something different from what you've come to expect.  The deal involves the FOX network as well as its cable/satellite FX channel …
Charles on:
Why I'm not reading PR emails to get news stories any more  —  Got an email today from … issued on behalf of Tina Richards (the facialist who said "no" to Julia Roberts).  —  My response: … Which I think sums up my position, really.
Discussion: A Feed Is Born
Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
Smart Sprint's unadvertisement  —  I got email out of nowhere from Sprint telling me that they'd read my blog and wanted to offer me a chance to use a new, high-speed phone free for six months.  The email said: … The email and the terms and conditions ask to receive feedback but do not require it.
Discussion: Micro Persuasion

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