Leelefever / Common Craft:
Video: RSS in Plain English — We made this video for our friends (and yours) that haven't yet felt the power of our friend the RSS reader. We want to convert people... if you know someone who would love RSS and hasn't yet tried it, point them here for 3.5 minutes of RSS in Plain English.
Discussion: Publishing 2.0, Social Media Club, Jim Kukral Online …, Geek News Central, Beth's Blog, Todd Watson and Feld Thoughts
Scott Karp / Publishing 2.0: RSS Has No Value Without A Filter
Chris Heuer / Social Media Club: CommonCraft Paperwork: RSS in Plain English
Jim Kukral / Jim Kukral Online Marketing …: Creativity Is The Most Important Key To Online Marketing Success
Todd Cochrane / Geek News Central: RSS in Plain English
Beth / Beth's Blog: RSS In Plain English
Photobucket / Blog.Photobucket.com:
Videos working on MySpace again! — Following discussions with MySpace, we're pleased to announce that all Photobucket videos and remixes are enabled once more on MySpace with immediate effect. Both our companies are committed to putting our users first. — Moving forward …
Discussion: Online Media Cultist, The Social Web, Social Media Club, Startup Meme, Deep Jive Interests, BloggingStocks and Compiler
Eric Berlin / Online Media Cultist: Photobucket Videos Are Back On MySpace, And the Interwebs Bloomed …
Steve O'Hear / The Social Web: MySpace and Photobucket are friends again
Jason Chervokas / Social Media Club: Social Media Now: Climbing the Social Ladder
Bilal Hameed / Startup Meme: MySpace Lifts The Ban On Photobucket Videos
Tom Taulli / BloggingStocks: MySpace and Photobucket hookup again
Scott Gilbertson / Compiler: MySpace And Photobucket Kiss And Make Up
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
PhotoBucket Back on MySpace (I Want To Know The Backstory) — A simple blog post on Photobucket tells us that the war is over - PhotoBucket videos are now allowed on MySpace again after a two week ban. — But the interesting part of this story is what I don't know yet - who blinked first and why.
Discussion: The Next Net, Data Center Knowledge, Todd Watson and rexduffdixon.com
Erick Schonfeld / The Next Net: Photobucket is Out of Quarantine
Rich Miller / Data Center Knowledge: Photobucket Doubles Its Colo Space
Rex Dixon / rexduffdixon.com: Photobucket and MySpace are at peace...
MySpace and Isobar Debut First Comprehensive Research Study on Social Networks and Marketing — Fox Interactive Media (FIM), a division of News Corporation, today released a series of research findings from the first comprehensive study examining both the growth and marketing power of online social networks.
Discussion: Adweek, Pronet Advertising, rexduffdixon.com and Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim
Brian Morrissey / Adweek: Beyond Clicks: Measuring Effects of Social Net Ads
Muhammad Saleem / Pronet Advertising: Fox Interactive Media Research: Social Networks Are A Good Advertising Platform
Rachel Rosmarin / Forbes:
Big Bang For The MySpace Ad Buck — When a MySpace user talks, her friends listen. And when a MySpace user talks about your brand, your advertising dollars go far. — Those nuggets of wisdom are from a 65-page study commissioned by MySpace parent News Corp. (nyse: NWS - news - people ) …
Discussion: Digital Markets and mathewingram.com/work
Howard Mintz / Mercury News:
SEC closes in on ex-Apple lawyer — REGULATORS POISED TO ACT IN OPTIONS SCANDAL — The Securities and Exchange Commission is expected this week to bring its first legal action in the Apple backdating probe, targeting the company's former top lawyer for her alleged role in rigging options …
Discussion: Silicon Valley Watcher, Infinite Loop, Cult of Mac, Apple 2.0, BARRONS.com and Between the Lines
Justin Berka / Infinite Loop: Former Apple General Counsel in hot water with the SEC
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Apple 2.0: Apple's Ex-CFO Fred Anderson: Where Is He Now?
May Wong / Associated Press:
SEC to File Suit Against Ex-Apple Lawyer
SEC to File Suit Against Ex-Apple Lawyer
Discussion: The Apple Core, Apple 2.0 and Cult of Mac
Jason D. O'Grady / The Apple Core: Nancy Heinen to take the fall in Apple options scandal (Updated)
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Apple 2.0: SEC Settles with One ex-Apple Exec, Closing in on Another
Andrew Lipsman / comScore:
comScore Responds to IAB Open Letter — RESTON, VA, April 23, 2007 - comScore, a leader in measuring the digital world, today announced the following response to the recent IAB Open Letter: — comScore welcomes the objective outlined in the IAB Open Letter of achieving transparency …
Discussion: Ars Technica, Terry Heaton's PoMo Blog, WebProNews, Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim, SEL and A VC
Terry Heaton / Terry Heaton's PoMo Blog: NIELSEN AND COMSCORE: WHO ME? — Nielsen NetRatings and comScore …
David A. Utter / WebProNews: ComScore, Nielsen Respond To IAB Letter
Fred / A VC: comScore Responds To The IAB
Nancy Gohring / InfoWorld:
AT&T to aim the iPhone at enterprises — The decision baffles analysts, who cite design issues and the inability to write new applications for the OS as reasons they think it's a poor choice — AT&T plans to market the iPhone to business users in addition to consumers …
Discussion: rexblog.com, The All New Ewan's Musings, Epicenter and Alice Hill's Real Tech News
Adario Strange / Epicenter: Rumor Control: AT&T Prepping IPhone For Business Community
Michael Santo / Alice Hill's Real Tech News: AT&T Aiming iPhone at Enterprise Customers
Wi-fi? Why worry? — Scare stories about the dangers of wireless networks lack credibility, argues Bill Thompson — Students at Canada's Lakehead University have to be careful how they connect to the internet because wi-fi is banned on large parts of the campus.
Discussion: the billblog
Jeff Atwood / Coding Horror:
Where Are All the Open Source Billionaires? — Hugh MacLeod asks, if open source is so great, where are all the open source billionaires? … I can immediately think of one reason there aren't any open-source billionaires: — Most competition for open source software comes from other open source software.
David A. Utter / WebProNews: Open Source: It's The Service, Silly
An Open Letter to Apple from a Lifelong Gamer — Hello, Apple! I know that everyone over there is very busy designing sexy new products that make women want to take their clothes off, but I'm hoping that you can spare a few minutes to listen to a hardcore gamer and long-time friend.
Discussion: Macsimum News and digg
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: An open letter to Apple from a lifelong gamer
Jeremy Reimer / Ars Technica:
Apple sued over vague user interface patent — The patent holding company IP Innovation, LLC, has filed a lawsuit against Apple, Inc., that alleges the Cupertino-based company has engaged in "willful and deliberate" violations of US Patent #5,072,412. The patent describes …
Discussion: The Technology Liberation …
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Alfred is right: I'm irrelevant to Web 2.0 — Alfred Thompson, who works for Microsoft, basically says I'm not welcome at Mix: Why Scoble is irrelevant in the world of Web 2.0. — Ahh, yes, ye olde "you must be a developer to understand anything on stage at Mix" argument. — Oh, but wait a second.
Discussion: A View from the Isle and Geek News Central
Tris Hussey / A View from the Isle: It's not developers who have to "get it", it's everyone else who has to
Todd Cochrane / Geek News Central: Why Scoble is irrelevant in the world of Web 2.0
Michael Genaro / TMCnet:
Skype's Paul Amery to Keynote 4th Annual Communications Developer Conference — Director of Skype (News - Alert) Developers Program to Deliver Keynote Address at the World's Only IP Communications Development Conference … Norwalk, CT, [April 23, 2007] — TMC (News - Alert) …
Discussion: VoIP Watch
Andy Abramson / VoIP Watch: Skype Keynoting at Developer's Conference
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Yapta Will Be Awesome For Heavy Travelers — I don't know what it is about Seattle and travel startups, but newcomer Yapta now joins Farecast and TripHub, two other startups we've been tracking from that cold, rainy place. — I saw a pre-launch demo of the company yesterday from co-founder and CEO Tom Romary.
Discussion: Dollars and Sense and Compiler
Reuben Swartz / Dollars and Sense: Selling Price Protection on Airline Tickets
Scott Gilbertson / Compiler: Yapta: Revolutionizing How You Buy Airline Tickets