Marshall Kirkpatrick / TechCrunch:
Google Quantifies Its Momentum — Google's third quarter earnings announcement today came in strong, as expected given the company's growing domination of search and momentum over the last several months. The other big players may be struggling, but Google has the numbers to show that they are not.
Discussion: Silicon Valley Watcher
Richard Koman / Silicon Valley Watcher: GOOG: Profit up 92%, revenue 70% - Feel the power
Conference Call Transcripts / SeekingAlpha …:
Google Q3 2006 Earnings Call Transcript — Executives — Kim Jabal - Director of Investor Relations — Larry Page - Founder and President of Products — Sergey Brin - Founder and President of Technology — Jonathan Rosenberg - Senior Vice President of Product Management
Discussion: Watching Skype. Digesting … and Screenwerk
Tropicaljantie / Watching Skype. Digesting …: revenues from PayPal which increased by 41% to $350 million …
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: Google Conf. Call Transcript Bits
Eric Auchard / Reuters:
Google profit jumps — SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG - News) on Thursday posted a 92 percent jump in quarterly profit and revenue near the top end of forecasts as the company tightened its grip on the Web search market, sending its shares up 7 percent.
Keith Teare / EarningsCast!: GOOG Q3 2006 Earnings Call
Brian White / Blogging Stocks: Liveblogging Google's third-quarter 2006 earnings
Mathew Ingram / mathewingram.com/work: Google to Yahoo — Nyah nyah
Conference Call Transcripts / SeekingAlpha …: Google Reports Blowout Quarter (GOOG)
David Hunter / Microsoft News Tracker: Earnings: Google, Apple, Yahoo and more
Saul Hansell / New York Times: Yahoo Profit Falls Sharply on Weakness in Advertising
John K / Got Ads?:
Google Q3 2006 - Early Days of a Monopoly — Google's Q3 '06 results were another stellar performance, looking even stronger relative to Yahoo's weak Q3 results — Google made $1.87B in revenue for the quarter, up 70% from Q3 2005, and up 10% from Q2 '06.
Discussion: IP Democracy, paidContent.org, Internet Outsider and Paul Kedrosky's …
Cynthia Brumfield / IP Democracy: Google's Going Gangbusters — Q3 06 Earnings Stellar
Google Announces Third Quarter 2006 Results — MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG - News) today announced financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2006. — "Our third quarter results are a testament to the strength of our network of advertisers and partners …
Nathan Weinberg / InsideGoogle: Google Announces Third Quarter Earnings Of $2.69 Billion
Enid Burns / ClickZ:
AdSense Leads Google's Drive for Dominance
AdSense Leads Google's Drive for Dominance
Discussion: Geeking with Greg and Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim
Greg Linden / Geeking with Greg: AdSense will not do behavioral targeting?
Andy Kim / Potion Factory Blog:
Introducing Tangerine — We're proud to announce the beta release of Tangerine, our third application. Tangerine lets you easily create playlists with upbeat music, or playlists for relaxing. It does that by analyzing the BPM and beat intensity of the songs in your iTunes library.
Scott McNulty / The Unofficial Apple Weblog: Tangerine beta — The kids at Potion Factory are at it again.
Michael Calore / Monkey Bites: Tangerine is a DJ's Dream
Nick Santilli / The Apple Blog: Tangerine for iTunes
Paul Stamatiou / PaulStamatiou.com: Tangerine Enters a Crowded Market, Pwns All
Chris Messina / FactoryCity: Tangerine: another app for juicing your music
Jeremy Botter / The J. Botter Weblog: Great new app — Tangerine is a really useful little OSX application …
Walter S. Mossberg / Wall Street Journal:
Microsoft Upgrades Internet Explorer — But Not Much Is New — Microsoft's Internet Explorer Web browser is one of the most-used software products in the world. It is the main tool through which most computer users view the entire Internet. — But IE hasn't had a significant overhaul in five long years.
Discussion: Gizmodo, larry borsato and SeekingAlpha Software Stocks
Msrcteam / the Microsoft Security Response Center Blog:
Information on Reports of IE 7 Vulnerability — Hi, this is Christopher Budd. — We've gotten some questions here today about public reports claiming there's a new vulnerability in Internet Explorer 7. This is an issue that we have under investigation and so we have some technical information we can share about the issue.
Discussion: Digital World Tokyo, Things That, Bink.nu, Neowin.net, MSDN Blogs and Microsoft News Tracker
Steven Parker / Neowin.net: Microsoft's Response to IE7 vulnerability
Alialvi / MSDN Blogs: Vulnerability Reports in IE7?
David Hunter / Microsoft News Tracker: Internet Explorer 7 now [sort of] available
Richard MacManus / Read/WriteWeb:
How Firefox 2.0 Will Be Marketed — This week I spoke to Chris Beard, Mozilla's vice president of products. Among other things we discussed how Firefox 2.0 is going to be marketed. I was going to save this for the full write-up of my interview with Chris Beard, but reading Chris Messina's post today …
Discussion: Scobleizer and digg
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer: Firefox vs. IE 7 (IE7 having trouble with Google sites?)
Webtickle / digg: How Firefox 2.0 Will Be Marketed
Richard Siklos / New York Times:
A Virtual World but Real Money — It has a population of a million. The "people" there make friends, build homes and run businesses. They also play sports, watch movies and do a lot of other familiar things. They even have their own currency, convertible into American dollars.
Kathleen Craig / Wired News:
Second Life's Must-Have Stuff
Second Life's Must-Have Stuff
Discussion: What Will You See Next?, EirePreneur, PSFK Trend: PSFK, Second Life Insider and VTOR
Jcorbett / EirePreneur: Second Life, first backlash?
Piers Fawkes / PSFK Trend: PSFK: Second Life's Cool Stuff
Akela Talamasca / Second Life Insider: Wired: Must-have SL Stuff
TD Goodliffe / VTOR: Wired's list of 10+ "must haves" in SL
Preserving a copy of the future — The British Library and the recording industry are arguing about proposals to extend the lifespan of copyright. Wendy M Grossman looks at the issues behind the row — Will you still need me, the songs asks, will you still feed me, when I'm 64?
Discussion: The Technology Liberation …
Brian Ward / TechEffect:
Logitech snags another niche company — The Harmony remote is the Cadillac of universal remote controls. Logitech bought the company that made it, Intrigue Technologies back in 2004 for $29 million. Likewise, Slim Devices is the foremost producer of digital music networking equipment …
Discussion: Gizmodo, VentureBeat, paidContent.org, jkOnTheRun and CrunchGear
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: Logitech on a diet: buys Slim Devices
Matt Hickey / CrunchGear: Logitech Acquires Slim Devices, Won't Stop the Music
Ryan Block / Engadget:
Sony claims Xbox 360 requires HD DVD, etc., thus costs $700 — Ok, here's a new one: with Sony's announcements today they've issued a titled "Next-generation Console Comparison Fact Sheet," (downloadable here [DOC]) so let's see some facts. First up, were you aware that to use …
Innovation, independence mark new breed of inventors — (CNN) — Six geeks + one laboratory + 24-hour workdays = success. — That's the formula at Squid Labs, one of a growing number of small businesses generating innovative new products for complex scientific problems.
Andrew Donoghue / ZDNet:
Gartner: Apple should quit hardware business … The future success of Apple, Dell and Intel lies with a licensing deal between Steve Jobs' company and the PC maker according to analyst Gartner — Increasing component costs and pressure to cut its prices mean Apple's best bet for long-term success …
Discussion: Byte of the Apple and The Apple Blog
Arik Hesseldahl / Byte of the Apple: What Would We Do Without Analysts?
Todd Baur / The Apple Blog: The worst analysis ever
Alan Sipress / Washington Post:
The Top Pickers vs. the Pack — Sites Want Users to Buy Into the 'Genius' Factor — James Acevedo is a "genius," though he admits no one at the elementary school in Ridgewood, N.J., where he teaches third grade, knows it. — But the Web site where he competes nightly, PicksPal.com …
Discussion: Medialoper, Rex Hammock's weblog, Futuristic Play, Enterprise Web 2.0 and Slashdot
Rex Hammock / Rex Hammock's weblog: Why business professors are professors and not, well, in business
Jerry Bowles / Enterprise Web 2.0: Don't You Hate It When Nick Carr is Right?
Zonk / Slashdot: Web Geniuses Or Web Dimwits?
David Pogue / New York Times:
A New Gadget on Campus. Who's It for? — There's nothing quite as embarrassing as a grown-up trying too hard to look young and hip. A youthful attitude is one thing, but some haircuts, dance moves and jeans sizes just aren't well suited for middle-age paunches and hairlines.
Discussion: Wi-Fi Networking News
Glenn Fleishman / Wi-Fi Networking News: Pogue Finds Mylo Expensive, Missing Features