Jeremy Zawodny / Jeremy Zawodny's blog:
Google Blatantly Copies Yahoo!? — I'm not sure if this is stupidity, laziness, or a mix of both, but check this out. — Back when IE7 launched, Yahoo! created a customized version and began to market it to our existing IE users. The "splash page" looked like this:
Discussion: TechCrunch, Glass House, J. LeRoy's Evolving Web, Thomas Hawk's Digital …, SitePoint Blogs, Search Marketing Gurus, Search Engine Land, InsideGoogle, Technically Speaking, Online Marketing Blog, CyberNet Technology News, Mathew Ingram, Googling Google, StraussBlog, Web Strategy, hyku | blog, Sadagopan's weblog … and digg
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch: Google Copies IE7 Promo Material From Yahoo
Thomas Hawk / Thomas Hawk's Digital Connection: Google Copies Yahoo, My Answer? Lots of Patents, Lots of Lawsuits
Kevin Yank / SitePoint Blogs: News Wire: Google Rips Off Yahoo!
Nathan Weinberg / InsideGoogle: GOOGLE DOES BRANDED IE7, BUT BLATANTLY COPIES YAHOO'S LANDING PAGE
Rexdixon / Technically Speaking: Google and Yahoo both bow to IE7
Lee Odden / Online Marketing Blog: Yahoo and Google Copying Each Other
Mathew Ingram / mathewingram.com/work: Google marketing picks Yahoo's pocket
Garett Rogers / Googling Google: Internet Explorer 7, from Google?
Jeremiah Owyang / Web Strategy: Google has most Efficient Web Designers in Web Industry
Josh Hallett / hyku | blog: Yahoo! er... Google...no, Yahoo!
Sadagopan / Sadagopan's weblog …: Yahoo Vs Google : Interesting Fight
Joelaz / digg: Google Blatantly Copies Yahoo!?
Matt Cutts / Gadgets, Google, and SEO:
IE7 promo page — I was going to read some Penny Arcade, but Robert Scoble invoked me. Jeremy points out that Google had an IE7 promo page that looked remarkably similar to a Yahoo! IE7 promo page. — I can only speak for me personally on this. If Jeremy looked into it and says that …
Discussion: Search Marketing Gurus
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
"Small" PR headache for Google ahead...
"Small" PR headache for Google ahead...
Discussion: CenterNetworks, Technically Speaking and TechCrunch
Rexdixon / Technically Speaking: Google Fixes page
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch: Google Fixes Yahoo-Copied Splash Page
Jim Allchin / Windows Vista Team Blog:
Setting The Record Straight — As part of one of Microsoft's on-going lawsuits, a piece of email that I sent to Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates recently became public. It was a rant encouraging a change to the way we were building Windows at the time. In the email, I made a comment for effect …
Discussion: Todd Bishop's Microsoft Blog and CrunchGear
John Biggs / CrunchGear: He Said, She Said, Vista Style
Eric Lai / Computerworld:
Windows development chief: 'I would buy a Mac if I didn't work for Microsoft' — Microsoft's James Allchin made the comment in a 2004 e-mail to colleagues — Longtime Windows development chief James Allchin wrote in a January 2004 e-mail to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and company co-founder Bill Gates …
Discussion: O'Grady's PowerPage, Macsimum News, Technically Speaking, Open Sources, AC/OS and digg
Chris Barylick / O'Grady's PowerPage: "I Would Buy a Mac if I Didn't Work for Microsoft" …
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Windows exec: if I didn't work here, I'd buy a Mac
CliffosakaJapan / digg: Windows Development Chief: 'I'd buy a Mac if I didn't work for Microsoft"
Dan Farber / Between the Lines:
Salesforce.com prepping AppStore and Apex commerce engine — Salesforce.com is pre-announcing AppStore Checkout, a commerce engine for the company's AppExchange marketplace, which will include ordering, billing, invoicing, collection and renewal services through a single salesforce.com interface …
Discussion: deal architect
Dennis Howlett / AccMan: SFDC COMING AT YOU, THROUGH THE BACK DOOR
Dawn Kawamoto / ZDNet:
Salesforce.com AppStore to go shopping
Salesforce.com AppStore to go shopping
Richard MacManus / Read/WriteWeb:
2006 Web Technology Trends — It's December already and so it's about that time to reflect on what has happened in Web Technology during 2006 - and ponder what 2007 may bring. Over the next few weeks Read/WriteWeb is going to publish some in-depth posts analyzing the trends and new products we've seen …
Discussion: Web Strategy and digg
Jeremiah Owyang / Web Strategy: 2006 Web Technology Trends
Webtickle / digg: 2006 Web Technology Trends
Andrew Orlowski / The Register:
iTunes sales 'collapsing' — Digital flatline looks ominous for music labels — The leading DRM digital download service, Apple's iTunes, has experienced a collapse in sales revenues this year according to analyst company Forrester Research. — Secretive Apple doesn't break out revenues from iTunes …
Discussion: The Apple Core, Medialoper, Howard Lindzon, Change Is Good, Macsimum News, Rex Hammock's weblog, Guardian Unlimited and digg
Jason D. O'Grady / The Apple Core: Has the iTunes Store jumped the shark?
Siddiq Bello / Change Is Good: iTunes Proves DRM is Killing Music
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Forrester Research: iTunes revenues down
Jack Schofield / Guardian Unlimited: iTunes sales 'collapsing', maybe
Rockontop / digg: iTunes sales 'collapsing'
Chris Taylor / Business 2.0:
Google's copyright fix — Barely two months ago pundits were predicting a litigation explosion for Google and its new YouTube video-sharing unit. But look what's happening instead. — (Business 2.0 Magazine) — YouTube might just be the best thing that ever happened to old media.
Discussion: Lunch over IP and iMedia Law Blog
Steve Rubel / Micro Persuasion:
By Some Measures, Blogging May Be Peaking — At two separate events over the past week I expressed that blogging may be peaking. Now before you run to the phone booth to call your editor, I don't mean that it has peaked in influence. Hardly. But if you read the tea leaves behind some key statistics …
Discussion: The Zone Read and 901am
Paul Walker / The Zone Read: Healthcare Blogging Summit 2006
David Krug / 901am: Why blogging hasnt peaked and measurements dont matter
Ludwig Kietzmann / Joystiq:
Microsoft launches XNA Creator's Club — Though you might envision a "creator's club" to be some sort of blunt object used to beat beautiful games out of misshapen code, it's actually the next step in Microsoft's ongoing XNA initiative. The "community-powered arcade" is now within reach …
Discussion: Engadget, Things That, I4U News, Xbox 360 Fanboy and InsideMicrosoft
Donald Melanson / Engadget: Microsoft releases XNA Game Studio Express
Richard Mitchell / Xbox 360 Fanboy: XNA Creators Club: see your game on XBLA
Nathan Weinberg / InsideMicrosoft: Microsoft Releases XNA Game Studio Express and Creators Club
Customers Strongly Endorse New Microsoft-Novell Deal — Just-released survey shows more than 90 percent favor vendor cooperation on interoperability. — A survey of technology decision-makers shows very strong customer support for the recent agreement between Microsoft Corp. and Novell Inc. designed …
Discussion: All about Microsoft and Microsoft News Tracker
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft: Questions I'd like to see asked about the Microsoft-Novell deal
Rachael King / Business Week:
Outsourcing: Beyond Bangalore — Companies are increasingly sending IT work to hubs outside India. They're saving money but facing a whole new raft of challenges — After 10 months of working with software developers in Bangalore, India, Bill Wood was ready to call it quits.
Discussion: Gadgetopia, digg and Slashdot
Deane / Gadgetopia: India: Offshoring Bubble?
Revtom / digg: India's Outsourcing Problems
Kdawson / Slashdot: Outsourcing Growing Beyond India
Natali Del Conte / TechCrunch:
Gotuit SceneMaker Lets Users Tag And Cut Online Video — Gotuit will launch a social video tagging service on Tuesday that allows users to cut and tag any online video from any source. Gotuit is a video host for online video, mobile video, and cable TV. But unless you're YouTube …
Discussion: Webware.com, IP Democracy, Zatz Not Funny!, Digital Markets and Technically Speaking
Caroline McCarthy / Webware.com: CHOP, SLICE, AND 'DEEP-TAG' YOUR YOUTUBE FAVES WITH GOTUIT'S SCENEMAKER
Cynthia Brumfield / IP Democracy: Gotuit Introduces Video Indexing Tool
Mari Silbey / Zatz Not Funny!: Gotuit Launches SceneMaker
Donna Bogatin / Digital Markets: YouTube videos: 'Slice and dice' your way!
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Google Puts Clickfraud Rate At Under 2 Percent — Andy Beal over at MarketingPilgrim has a nice article on how Google's click fraud rate is less than two percent, at least according to Google's own figures. This is based off the "invalid" click rate that Google gave him …
Andy Beal / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: How Hot is Click Fraud?
Donna Bogatin / Digital Markets: Google and click fraud: As wholesome as milk?
Nathan Weinberg / InsideGoogle: GOOGLE'S EFFECTIVE CLICK FRAUD RATE: LESS THAN 2%
How Matt Haughey Beat Google — Summary: In 2002, Google launched one of their few pay services, Google Answers. The service attracted only 800 responders in the past 4 years, and was shut down a few weeks ago. Three years ago, Matt Haughey created Ask MetaFilter, pays no money …
Discussion: Voidstar: blog
Liz Gannes / GigaOM:
Report: MySpace Passes Yahoo in Page Views — Yahoo's page views were down 9 percent month-over-month in November, allowing MySpace owner Fox Interactive Media to take the overall lead in that category for the first time, according to comScore data highlighted in an emailed note today from UBS Investment Research.
Discussion: Techdirt, Search Engine Journal, Virtual Economics and Search Engine Watch Blog
Loren Baker / Search Engine Journal: MySpace.com Passing Yahoo in Page Views?
Seamusmccauley / Virtual Economics: MySpace page farm finally wins the page impression race it rendered meaningless
Greg Jarboe / Search Engine Watch Blog: MySpace passes Yahoo in page views
Aaron Swartz / Raw Thought:
Seven Habits of Highly Successful Websites — I got a phone call from my father the other day. "Oh," I thought immediately, "he's probably calling to finally apologize for failing to attend that basketball game I played at in fourth grade." But no, I was once again wrong.
Discussion: scot hacker's foobar blog