Luke / Reach Students blog:
Facebook advertising brings poor results — Facebook is the website du jour, but in Reach Students' experience it delivers appalling ad clickthroughs. — We've run four targeted campaigns this year using its flyer ads, and each time the results have been disappointing.
Discussion: HipMojo.com, John Furrier, The Last Podcast, Portfolio.com, broadstuff, Oliver Thylmann's Thoughts and GigaOM
Ashkan Karbasfrooshan / HipMojo.com: Memo to Facebook Advertising Team
Frederic / The Last Podcast: Does Facebook Advertising Work?
Kevin Maney / Portfolio.com: Invisible Ads on Facebook
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: WELL FANCY SEEING ALL OF YOU LOT HERE.....
Om Malik / GigaOM: 30Boxes team launches Facebook Ad Exchange
John Battelle / John Battelle's Searchblog:
FACEBOOK: $6 BILLION? NAH.
FACEBOOK: $6 BILLION? NAH.
Carlo Longino / Techdirt: Facebook Keeping Its High-Priced Exit Options Open
Steve O'Hear / ZDNet:
Facebook, show us the money
Facebook, show us the money
Discussion: Searchviews and Mashable!
Emily Koh / Searchviews: New Ad Networks Leveraging Facebook Apps
Kristen Nicole / Mashable!: Lookery to be Advertising Network for Facebook Apps
Blake Robinson / CrunchGear:
Logitech MX Air: The Review — Logitech announced today the MX Air, its newest play at the home theater PC market. The mouse brings a lot of new elements to the market and I'm happy to say that it performs quite nicely. — The device functions on two levels.
Logitech Introduces the Future of PC Navigation — New MX Air Mouse Works on the Desk and in the Air — The future of PC navigation starts now. Logitech (SWX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI), the world's leading manufacturer of computer mice, today introduced the Logitech® MX Air&trade …
Discussion: Engadget, Product Reviews Net, Digital Trends, ComputerShopper.com's …, Ubergizmo and I4U News
Nick Mokey / Digital Trends: Logitech Introduces MX Air Mouse
Matthew Murray / ComputerShopper.com's Shoptalk Blog: Logitech MX Air Mouse: No Pad (or Surface) Needed
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Logitech MX Air Mouse announced
Xavier / notebooks.com:
Logitech MX Air Mouse - Gesture Based Navigation for Notebooks — Logitech is introducing an innovative wireless mouse that works on a desk or in the air. The Logitech MX Air Rechargeable Cordless Air Mouse let's users control multimedia playback or any other mouse function with in-air hand gestures.
Discussion: Mobility Site
ACCC alleges misleading and deceptive conduct by Trading Post and Google — The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has instituted legal proceedings in the Federal Court, Sydney, against Trading Post Australia Pty Ltd, Google Inc, Google Ireland Limited and Google Australia Pty …
Discussion: Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim and eWEEK.com
Mark Schliebs / NEWS.com.au:
Watchdog takes Google to court
Watchdog takes Google to court
Discussion: Search Engine Land and TechCrunch
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land: Australian Watchdog Sues Google Over Deceptive Search Ads
Matt / Burning Questions:
FeedBurner Integration for Blogspot Blogs — Hot on the heels of last week's much-ballyhooed free FeedBurner for everyone, we are very excited to announce the immediate availability of one-click redirection for Blogger Blogspot blogs (note our fine use of both alliteration and first syllable congruence).
Brad Linder / Download Squad: Google integrates FeedBurner with Blogspot
Juned / A Feed Is Born: Feedburner simplifies blogspot Blogger feed redirect and more Feedburner stuff
MG Siegler / ParisLemon: Blogger Continues to Beef Up
Mark Ghosh / Weblog Tools Collection: Easier feed migration from Blogger
Darnell Clayton / The Blog Herald: FeedBurner Shows New Affection Towards BlogSpot Feeds
Darren Rowse / ProBlogger Blog Tips: FeedBurner Offers Blogger.com Blogs Integration
Haochi / Googlified: Blogger Allows Feed Redirect
Manoj Jasra / Web Analytics World: FeedBurner Integrates with Blogger
SECURITY THREATS TOOLKIT — Mac OS X with 100 bugs: Still safer than Windows? — Munir Kotadia ZDNet Australia — Apple has plugged around 100 vulnerabilities in OS X so far this year, but the malware threat to Mac customers is insignificant compared to users of Microsoft Windows.
Yahoo! Search Blog:
May I Suggest... ...A faster way to find what you're looking for. Introducing Search Suggest on Yahoo.com. — It works like this: When you do a search on Yahoo!, you'll automatically be given suggestions based on what you have typed - as you're typing. So, not only does this limit …
Philipp Lenssen / Google Blogoscoped: Yahoo Suggest — Yahoo has launched a homepage feature called "search suggest".
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land: Yahoo.com Adds Search Suggestions
David A. Utter / WebProNews: Yahoo Gives Search Suggest A Promotion
Andy Beal / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim: Yahoo Suggests
Jack Schofield / Guardian Unlimited: Yahoo gets suggestive about searches
Duncan Riley / TechCrunch: Yahoo Launches Suggest Search Feature
Matt Marshall / VentureBeat:
Warner streams entire catalog of music for free on imeem — Warner Music Group is offering its entire music and video catalog for free streaming on imeem, a Web site focused on letting users share music playlists. — The music is currently live on the San Francisco startup's Web site, the company told VentureBeat Wednesday evening.
Discussion: CrunchGear, WebProNews, TECH.BLORGE.com, John Furrier and UNEASYsilence
Peter Ha / CrunchGear: Warner Music Catalog Streaming For Free
Doug Caverly / WebProNews: Warmer, Imeem Resolve Suit, Share Music
George Gardner / TECH.BLORGE.com: Warner offers free music through new iMeem deal
Deborah Fallows / Pew Internet:
China's Online Population Explosion — There are now an estimated 137 million internet users in China, second in number only to the United States, where estimates of the current internet population range from 165 million to 210 million. The growth rate of China's internet user population …
Wall Street Journal:
Whole Foods Is Hot, Wild Oats a Dud — So Said 'Rahodeb' — Then Again, Yahoo Poster — Was a Whole Foods Staffer, — The CEO to Be Precise — In January 2005, someone using the name "Rahodeb" went online to a Yahoo stock-market forum and posted this opinion: No company …
David A. Utter / WebProNews: FTC Angered By CEO's Yahoo Forum Posts
Pete Blackshaw / cgm: Organic Versus Tainted Buzz: Three Ironies from Whole Foods Incident
Stephen J. Dubner / Freakonomics Blog: Stay Off the Internets If You Know What's Good for You
Vindu Goel / Vindu's View from the Valley: Whole Deception: CEO of Whole Foods used fake name to hype stock …
Nathan Gilliatt / The Net-Savvy Executive: Online and offline rules apply online
Roger Ehrenberg / Information Arbitrage: John Mackey and Whole Foods: Finally Giving the Whole Story
Justin Smith / Inside Facebook:
Facebook VC: We're Investing in Facebook Apps Too — For Facebook application developers, not all VCs are created equal...at least when it comes to the support they can lend your company if they also happen to, say, sit on the board of Facebook itself. — That's the position Jim Breyer …
Discussion: Insider Chatter, Texas Startup Blog, HipMojo.com, Mark Evans and John Furrier
Alexander Muse / Texas Startup Blog: Facebook Conflict of Interests
Ashkan Karbasfrooshan / HipMojo.com: Why Facebook's VCs will Fund Facebook App Developers
Jason Shellen / shellen dot com:
My time at Google, by the numbers — I joined Google as part of the Blogger acquisition in February 2003. There were only six of us on the Pyra Labs team and we were Google's first acquisition*. Google was only about 600 employees strong. There were times when we felt like royalty …
Discussion: InsideGoogle, Insider Chatter, Googlified and Susan Mernit's Blog
Nathan Weinberg / InsideGoogle: JASON SHELLEN SAYS GOODBYE TO GOOGLE
Donna Bogatin / Insider Chatter: Google's $169 billion Leakage Problem
Haochi / Googlified: Jason Shellen Leaves Google
Susan Mernit / Susan Mernit's Blog: Jason Shellen's leaving Google: Two thoughts
Thunderstorms and iPods — Not a Good iDea — To the Editor: The potential for permanent hearing loss due to prolonged use of personal stereo equipment, such as portable compact-disk or MP3 players, at high decibel levels has been well described in the literature.1 We have recently become aware …
Discussion: Gizmodo, Digital Daily, Salon: Machinist and The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs
Charlie White / Gizmodo: Bad Luck: iPod User Gets Struck by iLightning
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Steve, I've Got a Great Idea for Our Next iPod Silhouette Campaign ...
Farhad Manjoo / Salon: Machinist: Don't jog with your iPod in a thunderstorm
Chris Williams / The Register:
BBC Trust to hear open sourcers' iPlayer gripes — Exclusive The BBC Trust has asked to meet open source advocates to discuss their complaints over the corporation's Windows-only on demand broadband TV service, iPlayer. — The development came less than 48 hours after a meeting between …