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Jenstar / JenSense:
AdSense pays publishers 78.5 cents on the dollar, according to NYTimes  —  I was reading the New York Times article tonight "Google's shadow payroll is not such a secret anymore" (which features Shawn Hogan of Digital Point) and one paragraph literally jumped out at me - namely a specific figure given to the ultra secret revenue share.
Matt Richtel / New York Times:
Marketers Want to Appear on Small Screen  —  Forget the 30-second spot on a 50-inch high-definition TV.  How about a three-second message on the tiniest of screens?  —  Television-style advertising is coming to a mobile phone near you.  It is part of a broader push by marketers to create …
John Markoff / New York Times:
Sharing Broadband to Increase Speed  —  SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 15 - Two West Coast start-up companies have built new wireless technologies that take to heart Benjamin Franklin's exhortation to hang together rather than hang separately.  —  Both Mushroom Networks, which was started at the University …
John Markoff / New York Times:
Jobs suggests Dell should eat his words  —  It may not be the last laugh, but on Friday afternoon, after the close of the stock market, Steve Jobs, the chief executive of Apple Computer, shared an e-mail chuckle with his employees at the expense of Dell, a big rival.
Discussion: Guardian Unlimited and
Compact Nokia 6125 offers excellent performance in stylish folding design  —  Espoo, Finland - Nokia today expanded its porfolio of highly popular mid-range mobile phones with the stylish Nokia 6125 fold phone.  Sleek and compact outside, the Nokia 6125 offers excellent performance …
Discussion: Phone Scoop, Gizmodo and Engadget
Justin Sullivan / Newsweek:
A (New) Chip on His Shoulder  —  Apple CEO Steve Jobs brought new Intel chips to his machines faster than anyone expected.  What's next for Macs and iPods?  —  Partners: Intel CEO Paul Otellini (left) and Jobs at Macworld  —  By By Steven Levy  —  Jan. 14, 2006 - Steve Jobs foiled …
Discussion: The Blackfriars Blog and Engadget
Om Malik / Om Malik on Broadband:
Google, You Tube & Dark Side Online Video  —  Online video is hot, and you can judge that from the break neck growth of You Tube.  The San Mateo, California company was founded in February 2005, and a year later it is serving more than 3 million video views a day, receiving about 8,000 video uploads …
Ela Dutt /   Is Google infringing Bollywood copyrights?
Robert McCrum / Observer:
E-read all about it  —  The world of publishing stands on the cusp of the greatest innovation since Gutenberg.  With cheap, portable electronic readers just around the corner, what is the future of the printed book?  —  Every year at the Booker Prize, there's an odd little ritual …
Jason Schramm / Shiwej:
Blog Series: Robert Scoble on the Blogosphere  —  Together with Miel Van Opstal from Coolz0r, we've decided to start a guestblogging series which will run on both our blogs at about the same time.  —  Today is the tenth and last interview in this series, and to end in style we feature …
Coolz0r:   Robert Scoble On Linkage And Credits
Paul Kedrosky's Infectious Greed:
Gather Blather  —  There is an awful lot of Gather blather tonight, proving, once again, that there is no such thing as bad publicity.  After all, most people aren't saying particularly nice things about the walled-garden blog-hosting outfit, but that undoubtedly doesn't matter much to the company …
Barbara Whitaker / New York Times:
More Jobs Being Found Online, but That Doesn't Mean It's Easy  —  One of the first things Brooke Christiansen did as college graduation neared last spring was post her résumé on three of the largest Internet job boards: Monster, CareerBuilder and HotJobs.
Discussion: Techdirt and Internet Recruiting
Tom Zeller Jr / New York Times:
China, Still Winning Against the Web  —  FOUND AND LOST A Yahoo search for "Falun Gong," a quasi-Buddhist religious sect that the Chinese Communist Party outlawed in 1999, found nearly 2 million sites.  The same search on Yahoo China "did not find any related news."
Discussion: Message and Search Engine Journal
Andrew / Changing Way:
I Don't Get Gather  —  I read about Gather in the Boston Globe online today (no link to the article, because I can't be sure that links to Globe articles will remain fresh and subscription-free).  It is Boston-based.  —  I signed up for the beta.  The main result of signing up for yet another beta …
Rob Pegoraro / Washington Post:
Bright and Clear Digitally — Over the Air  —  The future of TV looks impossibly sharp on RCA's 27F634T — except when it comes up as a blank blue screen with a "signal unavailable" message.  —  This unremarkable-looking cathode-ray-tube set is the cheapest digital television yet sold.

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