Google shares may fall another 50 pct-Barron's — Feb 12, 2006 — SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Shares of Web search leader Google Inc. <GOOG.O> — off 24 percent from highs set last month — could face a further 50 percent decline, Barron's said in the financial weekly's February 13 edition.
Discussion: Thomas Hawk's Digital … and Squash
Jacqueline Doherty / Barron's Online:
In the Drink — INVESTORS HAVE BEEN FIXATED on Google the past few weeks, as its shares have tumbled nearly 25% from a peak of $475 — and the fact is, there could be a lot more tumbling ahead. The share price could well be cut in half over the next year as the Internet giant grapples …
Discussion: The Internet Stock Blog, Guardian Unlimited and Paul Kedrosky's …
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Watch Blog:
Google Shares to Drop an Additional Fifty-Percent — ABC News reports that Barron's said we can see an additional 50% decline in Google's stock value. As I write this, GOOG is down almost 10 points, from $362 to $353. Barron's says the stock can go as low as "$188, versus its recent $360."
Discussion: The Unofficial Yahoo Weblog, Search Engine Roundtable and Blogebrity
Joe Beaulaurier / The Unofficial Yahoo Weblog: Google's share price forecast to drop 50%
Kyle Bunch / Blogebrity: Liners: Fear and Loathing
Shelleyp / Burningbird:
Some of my best friends are z-listers — Adam Green has a suggestion for Doc Searls and his quandry about being a gatekeeper: … Doc is one of the most loyal webloggers I know. As such, he will rarely, if ever, criticize one of his friends. I don't necessarily agree with this, but I can admire his consistency in his support.
Discussion: Squash, Napsterization and mathewingram.com/work
Phil Sim / Squash:
The Piss-ant blogosphere — Jessica just posted an alarming comment: … Squash has clearly spent too long repeatedly clicking on his Wordpress blog stats. But wait - we think there's some good can actually come of this. You'll just have to excuse us, while we go out and run into a brick wall again.
Shelleyp / Burningbird:
No, I own the New Gatekeepers — While I work on both the Johnson Shut-Ins post, in addition to trying to wrap my head around ExpressionEngine modules, there have been some writings too good to miss. — Seth Finkelstein writes New Gatekeepers are still Gatekeepers:
Discussion: Infothought, larry borsato, The Doc Searls Weblog, pingswept, Voidstar, gapingvoid and Scobleizer
Seth Finkelstein / Infothought: Gatekeeper argument, part N+1
Larry / larry borsato: THE NEW NEW MEDIA.
Brandon.Stafford / pingswept: There is no A-list. — Doc Searls and Seth Finkelstein …
Hugh Macleod / gapingvoid: SHIRKY'S LAW: "EQUALITY. FAIRNESS. OPPORTUNITY. PICK TWO."
Phil Sim / Squash:
The Next Gatekeepers — Doc Searls post in response to a discussion about The New Gatekeeper's almost made me cry. Poor Doc. I'm only half taking the piss, here, too. It actually was a very touching post and the Doc does come across as very genuine with his Internet as the Great Equaliser ideologies.
Discussion: Naked Conversations, Trial By Fire, Newsome.Org and Scripting News
Shel Israel / Naked Conversations: Doc Searls and the Power of the Long Tail
Gary Wisniewski / Trial By Fire: Blogging: The New Social Club
Stuart Elliott / New York Times:
How to Value Ratings With DVR Delay? — WOULD the opening greeting on "Saturday Night Live" sound as compelling if it began "Live plus 24 hours from New York" or "Live plus seven days from New York?" — That is the multibillion-dollar question being asked on Madison Avenue as agencies …
Discussion: Thomas Hawk's Digital … and Techdirt
Sony Ericsson Launches Two New Candybars — Today, 3:38 AM source: Sony Ericsson — Sony Ericsson at 3GSM this morning launched two new handsets, one at the low end of the spectrum and the other a higher end 3G model. It is likely they will announce additional handsets and initiatives later in the show.
Microsoft Announces Global Partner Support for its Mobile Messaging Solutions — Device and server offerings designed to help lower costs for businesses. — BARCELONA, Spain — Feb. 13, 2006 — Today at 3GSM World Congress 2006, Microsoft Corp. and its mobile operator and device-maker partners announced …
Discussion: Bink.nu, Microsoft News Tracker, Gizmodo UK and jkOnTheRun
Martin Lynch / Gizmodo UK: Microsoft Gets Pushy
Matt Marshall / Mercury News:
VCs backing `magic' of youth — AFTER POST-BUST LULL, TWENTYSOMETHINGS BACK IN DEMAND — When Jim Breyer, venture capitalist at Accel Partners, courted Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg last year to make an investment in his start-up, he couldn't buy Zuckerberg a drink because he hadn't turned 21.
Discussion: Techdirt and SiliconBeat
Matt Marshall / SiliconBeat: Silicon Valley's brat pack is back
Pete Cashmore / Mashable*:
CoComment is The Best Web 2.0 Service Launched This Year — I love, love, LOVE CoComment! The idea is a good one: bring together your widely scattered blog comments and help you track the replies from around the...err...commentosphere. But not only is the idea good - the execution is excellent.
Discussion: Solution Watch and AccMan Pro
Brian Benzinger / Solution Watch: coComment Follow-Up and Greasemonkey Script
Dennis Howlett / AccMan Pro: Following the discussion
Mathew / mathewingram.com/work:
3bubbles is cool — but so what? — I hate to be a curmudgeon, but I just don't see the point of something like 3bubbles.com, which Mike Arrington at TechCrunch profiled recently. I mean, my first response as a geek was hey, this is cool. Click on a link and see a little window pop up where you can chat in real time?
Discussion: Mark Evans and J. LeRoy
Jim Benson / J. LeRoy: 3Bubbles Could Change Everything
Why the net should stay neutral — Is it time to let internet companies provide premium access to paying websites and services? No, says technology commentator Bill Thompson. — One of those loud and angry debates that seems to have nothing to do with the rest of the world is currently playing out in the US.
Discussion: Smart Mobs
Yahoo! seeks help to fight China censors - report — HONG KONG (AFX) - Yahoo! Inc has called on Internet, media and communication companies and the US government to work together to counter Chinese censorship on the web, the Financial Times reported. — In its online edition …
Alexbarn / Alex Barnett blog:
READING LISTS (OPML) PODCAST: DANNY AYERS AND ADAM GREEN — Last year Dave Winer started to push the idea of Reading Lists for RSS. More recently, the idea of Dynamic Reading Lists and Feed Grazing (or Grazing Lists / Glists) has been kicking around. — Its likely that Reading Lists support …
Discussion: BlogBridge, Raw, EirePreneur, Darwinian Web and Bokardo
Pitosalas / BlogBridge: Publishing Reading Lists: for the rest of us!
Adam Green / Darwinian Web: Reading list podcast
Josh / Bokardo: Reading Lists Podcast
Pete Cashmore / Mashable*:
Edgeio - Mike's Little eBay Killer — I gotta say that I love Edgeio. Mike Arrington called me today and gave me a demo of the new classifieds service he has worked on with Keith Teare. I really can't fault it. It ties in with so much of the stuff that I've been thinking about recently …
Discussion: Like It Matters, Squash, edgeio corporation, Oliver Thylmann and Somewhat Frank
Brian Oberkirch / Like It Matters: Sales from the Edge: Meet Edgeio
Phil Sim / Squash: Edgio really is an Edge Case
Michael Arrington / edgeio corporation: Some Early Buzz on Edgeio
Oliver Thylmann / Thoughts: More Edgeio Information — Fellow Corante Web Hub member Pete …
Brian Krebs / Security Fix:
Microsoft Anti-Spyware Deleting Norton Anti-Virus — Microsoft's Anti-Spyware program is causing troubles for people who also use Symantec's Norton Anti-Virus software; apparently, a recent update to Microsoft's anti-spyware application flags Norton as a password-stealing program and prompts users to remove it.
Discussion: Todd Bishop's Microsoft … and AMCP Tech Blog
Webmaster / AMCP Tech Blog: MS AntiSpyware Removing Norton Anti-Virus
Timothy L. O'Brien / New York Times:
Madison Avenue's 30-Second Spot Remover — FOR sci-fi movie fans, the opening titles of "Alien," Ridley Scott's 1979 voyage through interstellar dread, perfectly evoke the film's ensuing themes. As a series of white rectangles gradually align to form the movie's title …
Discussion: Ramesh Jain's Blog, AdPulp and IP Democracy
Danny G / AdPulp: Old Media Praises A New Media Guru
Cynthia Brumfield / IP Democracy: Advertising Iconoclast is Right on Target