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 and Guardian Unlimited
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: The Unofficial Yahoo Weblog
Joe Beaulaurier / The Unofficial Yahoo Weblog: Google's share price forecast to drop 50%
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: Napsterization, mathewingram.com/work, Scripting News and Darwinian Web
Mary Hodder / Napsterization: Advisors, Stock Options and FON
Dave Winer / Scripting News: BTW, while we're on the topic of APIs, here's something you might not know.
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, pingswept, Squash, The Doc Searls Weblog and Voidstar
Seth Finkelstein / Infothought: Gatekeeper argument, part N+1
Brandon.Stafford / pingswept: There is no A-list. — Doc Searls and Seth Finkelstein …
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: Trial By Fire, Naked Conversations, Newsome.Org and Publishing 2.0
Gary Wisniewski / Trial By Fire: Blogging: The New Social Club
Shel Israel / Naked Conversations: Doc Searls and the Power of the Long Tail
Scott Karp / Publishing 2.0: There's Nothing Wrong With Gatekeepers
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 …
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, J. LeRoy, Zoli's Blog and Mashable*
Jim Benson / J. LeRoy: 3Bubbles Could Change Everything
Zoli Erdos / Zoli's Blog: 3Bubbles - a Bubble 2.0 Indicator?
Pete Cashmore / Mashable*: 3Bubbles - Why I'm Skeptical About Live Chat on Blogs
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: SiliconBeat and Techdirt
Matt Marshall / SiliconBeat: Silicon Valley's brat pack is back
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!
Danny Comments / Raw: Hello (podcast) World!
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: Oliver Thylmann and Somewhat Frank
Oliver Thylmann / Thoughts: More Edgeio Information — Fellow Corante Web Hub member Pete …
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
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, Gizmodo UK and Microsoft News Tracker
Martin Lynch / Gizmodo UK: Microsoft Gets Pushy
Adi Ignatius / Time:
Meet The Google Guys — TIME's Adi Ignatius interviews the Google triumvirate of Sergey Brin, Eric Schmidt and Larry Page — TIME's Adi Ignatius got the Google triumvirate of Sergey Brin, Eric Schmidt and Larry Page to sit for a talk around a table covered with Lego pieces …
Discussion: Traffick, Blogebrity, TechBlog, Rex Hammock's Weblog and Paul Kedrosky's …
Kyle Bunch / Blogebrity: Liners: Fear and Loathing
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
Emily Chang / Strategic Designer:
The Agile Web Design Manifesto, An Introduction — Co-authored by Emily Chang and Max Kiesler of Ideacodes. — On August 20, 1980, Reinhold Messner and Peter Habeler were the first to summit Mount Everest without the use of bottled oxygen. They accomplished this amazing feat by doing what no other expedition had ever done.