Andrew Adam Newman / New York Times:
The Reporter Is Real, but the World He Covers Isn't — In preparing to open a Reuters bureau on a bustling island, Adam Pasick has been introducing himself to residents and interviewing entrepreneurs. After finishing such interviews, Mr. Pasick often levitates for a moment, then flies over buildings.
Discussion: Techdirt, Bleeding Edge and Screenwerk
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: Second Life: More and More Interesting
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Google Gains Pay For YouTube — Did the YouTube deal pay for itself? At least for one week it did. On Friday, October 6, 2006, Google shares closed at $420.50 a share. With roughly 304.36 million shares outstanding, that meant the company had a market capitalization of $127.983 billion.
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer: A MSFTie's view of Web 2 communities
Eric Pfanner / New York Times:
55 Million Blogs, and Now a Service to Track Them — LONDON — Corporations are growing increasingly conscious of the power, and potential pitfalls, of blogging. A favorable review from an influential blogger can help generate the kind of buzz around a new product that traditional advertising struggles to achieve.
Stowe Boyd / Message: New York Times Goofs on Technorati Management?
Steve Rosenbush / Business Week:
YouTube vs. MySpace? — With millions of dollars in online ad revenue on the line, the two Net superstars could be headed for more conflict — Just a few months ago, News Corp. (NWS) landed a crucial deal with Internet leader Google (GOOG). News Corp. designated Google as the search engine for MySpace …
Discussion: IP Democracy and E-consultancy
Cynthia Brumfield / IP Democracy: News Corp. Wants Slice of YouTube Ad Revenue
Robert Andrews / E-consultancy: MySpace trumpets video in GooTube wake
Nick Gonzalez / TechCrunch:
Movie Downloads: iTunes v. The Rest — We started testing the various movie download services earlier this summer when rumors of Apple's new movie download store first heated up. We're now regular customers of three of the services. Michael Arrington is an iTunes junkie because he likes having movies …
Discussion: Thomas Hawk's Digital … and digg
Koregaonpark / digg: Movie Downloads: iTunes v. The Rest
Scott Karp / Publishing 2.0:
Edelman, Wal-Mart and the Loss of Control in Media — It's inevitable that a PR firm like Edelman would create a phony blog for one of its clients (in this case Wal-Mart — see Shel Holtz for a great analysis). For all of the hype over "conversation" as the new media paradigm …
Seth Finkelstein / Infothought: "Wal-Marting Across America" - Did Googlewashing Work?
Antony Mayfield / Open (finds, minds, conversations): Edelman takes flak for Wal-Mart "flog"
Seamusmccauley / Virtual Economics: A fair arena of debate
James A. Robertson / Smalltalk Tidbits, Industry Rants: Trying to Game PR
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer: Blog integrity is important
George Nimeh / i-boy: Wal-Mart's monkey jumps on Edelman's back
Ed Kohler / Technology Evangelist: Why Would WalMart Need a Fake Blog to Communicate with RV Travelers?
Todd Defren / PR Squared: Three Questions for Edelman
Donna Bogatin / Digital Micro-Markets: Golden age of PR?
Tony / Deep Jive Interests:
Edelman Gaming Blogosphere. With Walmart. Again.
Edelman Gaming Blogosphere. With Walmart. Again.
Discussion: loose wire blog, B.L. Ochman's weblog, Guardian Unlimited, Bloggers Blog, Mark Evans and Threadwatch.org
Jeremy Wagstaff / loose wire blog: The Real Conversation — We all keep talking about the idea …
BL Ochman / B.L. Ochman's weblog: Strike Two for Edelman PR as Their Second Fake Wal-mart Blog is Revealed
Jack Schofield / Guardian Unlimited: What's a flog — a fake blog?
Garett Rogers / Googling Google:
Google Reader feeds in your Gmail — Mihai Parprita, the blogger responsible for persistent.info and employee at Google, has created a greasemonkey script to incorporate your Google Reader feeds into your Gmail. — I'm happy he decided to experiment by giving Gmail tighter integration with Reader …
Discussion: Download Squad
2:48am Friday night/Saturday morning — It's been quite a day! Has anybody ever asked, "Do you feel any different?" on your birthday or other significant life event? And you think to yourself, "What kind of question is that!? Why would I feel different?!" And sometimes you accidentally say that out loud. . .
Discussion: Read/WriteWeb, Shiny Shiny and digg
Richard MacManus / Read/WriteWeb: (RED) Web — The Product (RED) campaign is sweeping the world …
Camilla Chafer / Shiny Shiny: Apple Launch (Product) Red iPod to help fight AIDS with Bono …
OSXpert / digg: iPod Red Nano Site
Steven Levy / Newsweek:
'Good for the Soul' — With iPod's fifth birthday around the corner, Steve Jobs discusses the MP3 player's design, the cool factor and the impact on how we listen to music. — Paul Sakuma / AP — Holistic: Jobs at an Apple media event last month — Oct. 23 marks the fifth anniversary of Apple's iPod.
Cyrus Farivar / Engadget: Steve Jobs worried about the Zune? In a word: "No."
Dan Farber / Between the Lines: Book review: The Perfect Thing: How the iPod Shuffles Commerce, Culture and Coolness
Chron.Com / TechBlog: Weekend interviews with Jobs and Ballmer
Brian Chin / Buzzworthy: Jobs on the iPod — Next Monday, Oct. 23, marks the fifth anniversary of the iPod.
Michael / michael parekh on IT: ON APPLE'S SECRET SAUCE
Scott McNulty / The Unofficial Apple Weblog: Newsweek interviews Steve Jobs
Shelly Freierman / New York Times:
The Youngsters Aren't Listening as Much — Radio listening among teenagers has dropped off and, according to Larry Rosin, the president of Edison Media Research, two factors are involved. The first is the intense competition for media audience time that has developed in the last dozen years.
Discussion: Techdirt and Lost Remote
Steve Safran / Lost Remote: Study: radio listenership off 20% among youth
Lee Odden / Online Marketing Blog:
Interview with Chris Pirillo — Normally when I do interviews, I categorize them under "Spotlight on Search or Spotlight on Blogging", but Chris Pirillo doesn't fit in just one category. He's a bit of a renaissance man when it comes to all the enterprising projects, ventures and activities he's involved with.
Discussion: Business Blog Consulting, Search Engine Journal and digg
Lee Odden / Business Blog Consulting: Lowdown with Chris Pirillo
Loren Baker / Search Engine Journal: Chris Pirillo Interview
CristianMezei / digg: Lee Odden's interview with Chris Pirillo from Lockergnome
Loren Baker / Search Engine Journal:
MySpace.com Adds Video Space — MySpace made a silent change to their MySpace Video program over the weekend, adding user uploaded videos to the default MySpace profile in a new section dubbed Video Space. — Nested between the Who I'd Like To Meet and Friends area of MySpace profiles …
Discussion: TechCrunch, Web 2.0 Explorer and Mashable!
Steve Poland / TechCrunch: MySpace Makes Subtle Shifts to Emphasize Video
Richard MacManus / Web 2.0 Explorer: YouTube Wannabes: online video market post GooTube
Pete Cashmore / Mashable!: MySpace Video Hits Back Against YouTube
Alex Williams / New York Times:
Planet Google Wants You — AS Dan Firger, a law student at New York University, strolls from class to class during the course of his day or pauses for a breather in Washington Square Park, his cellphone is routinely buzzing inside his messenger bag. He can often guess who it is: Google.
Discussion: Open Culture, Google Operating System and Search Engine Watch Blog
GeekyGirl Dawn Foster / Open Culture: Google Takes Over the World?
Ionut Alex. Chitu / Google Operating System: The Silent Companion — New York Times has an article titled …
Anton Zuiker Filed / BlogTogether:
ConvergeSouth notes — [Welcome Scobleizer readers. While you're here, please check out our plans for the North Carolina Science Blogging Conference.] — Just got logged onto the NCA&T network, so can now liveblog the ConvergeSouth conference. — The first session was a rambling conversation …
Xarker / Xark!: ConvergeSouth No. 1
Xarker / Xark!:
Top 10 Scoble Blog Thangs
Top 10 Scoble Blog Thangs
Discussion: Off On A Tangent
Steve Garfield / Off On A Tangent: How To Blog in 10 Steps by Robert Scoble
Thomas Ricker / Engadget:
McDonald's MP3 players ship with trojan horse — What do tubby teens, MP3 players, and grandma's scalded taint all have in common? That's right, the absolute attention of McDonald's legal. See, McDonald's and Coca-Cola recently teamed up in Japan to give away 10,000 self-branded MP3 players pre-loaded …
Gavin Robinson / CrunchGear: McDonald's MP3 Players Come With Malware
Redbarren / ben barren:
The Real T3 : TVrss, Torrents + Ted Get Married. — I've never really got the torrents working on the Apple wireless network here using Azureus. (is this a common problem or just me being a tech idiot ? - just shows vvslow download speeds, close to zero.. something with ports etc ??)