Om Malik / GigaOM:
Facebook Traffic Tanks - This can't be real? — comScore is about to issue September 2007 user engagement and page views data, and it seems like the SVFurby, I mean Facebook unique visitors took a little dip. See the little decline on the red line. I can't exactly tell how many and how accurate the data is, but it looks like a dip.
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch: There's More To The FaceBook Traffic Story
Jason Lee Miller / WebProNews: Yahoo Plays Footsie With Facebook Again
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land: Yahoo After Facebook Again?
Nick O'Neill / All Facebook: Compete Data Confirms Decrease in Facebook Traffic
Joshua Kamper / Facebook Observer: Facebook: Declining Numbers?
John Sullivan / BoomTown: Update of Facebook Funding Update: Google's Hail-Mary Pass?
Jason Barnes / Jay & Silent Rob: Back-to-school Facebook Blues?
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!: Is Facebook's Usage Declining?
Peter Kafka / Silicon Alley Insider: Facebook Traffic Down? — Om Malik has September ComScore data …
Don Park / Don Park's Daily Habit: Facebook Stalling?
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Facebook Funding: A Yahoo Bovine Update? — "Why," said a sharp Silicon Valley figure to me last night, "would Facebook give away the cow for a price of quart of milk?" — Why, indeed, although it would be a $15 billion quart of milk. — But it was an interesting point he was making …
Discussion: Valleywag, TechBizMedia, All Facebook and Mashable!
Nick O'Neill / All Facebook: Yahoo Looking to Invest in Facebook?
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!: Is Yahoo Still in the Race for Facebook?
Andy Beal / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim:
Facebook Traffic Declines - Abandon Ship or Deja Vu? — We have good news for Om Malik. The new media guru is a little concerned about Facebook's recent decline in traffic. … Here's Malik's chart... Scary, huh? — But fear not Om! The same thing happened last year and Facebook went on to recover quite nicely.
Discussion: GigaOM, Valleywag and All Facebook
Om Malik / GigaOM: Facebook Dip Seasonal
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider:
Facebook's $15B Moment: Will Zuckerberg Blow It?
Facebook's $15B Moment: Will Zuckerberg Blow It?
Discussion: Scobleizer and Digital Daily
Amin Charaniya / Google LatLong:
Now Playing: YouTube videos in Google Earth — I love watching videos on YouTube. Every once in a while I'll see something so good that it makes me stop and wonder where it was recorded or how I can find more videos from that particular location. For instance, just the other day I stumbled upon …
Discussion: Webware.com, TechCrunch, CNET News.com, Computerworld, Epicenter, NewTeeVee, Contentinople, TechBizMedia, Ogle Earth, Download Squad, Compiler, CyberNet, Read/WriteWeb, Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim, WebProNews, The Social Customer Manifesto, AppScout, John Battelle's Searchblog, VentureBeat and Mashable!
Josh Lowensohn / Webware.com: SKIP GOOGLE EARTH FOR YOUTUBE VIDS, USE MAPPEO INSTEAD
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Watch YouTube Videos In Google Earth
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News.com: Google Earth gets geotagged YouTube videos
Linda Rosencrance / Computerworld: YouTube lands on Google Earth
Julie Sloane / Epicenter: YouTube Videos To Populate Google Earth
Chris Albrecht / NewTeeVee: Google Earth Adds YouTube Vids
Frank Smith / Contentinople: Google Maps Adds YouTube Videos
Brad Linder / Download Squad: Google adds YouTube videos to Google Earth
Scott Gilbertson / Compiler: YouTube Is In Your Google Earth Playing Your Videos
Marshall Kirkpatrick / Read/WriteWeb: YouTube Videos Come to Google Earth
Mike Sachoff / WebProNews: YouTube Now On Google Earth
Christopher Carfi / The Social Customer Manifesto: Thought Experiment: Second Google Life
Mark Hachman / AppScout: Google Earth Adds YouTube Layer
John Battelle / John Battelle's Searchblog: LAYERING COMMENTARY ONTO GOOGLE EARTH
Dan Kaplan / VentureBeat: Google adds YouTube layer to Google Earth
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!: Google's New Social Network = Google Maps
Comcast rollout of TiVo box begins — SAN JOSE, Calif. - After more than two years of promises and delays, Comcast Corp. has finally begun the commercial rollout of its first cable set-top boxes that run TiVo's digital video recording technology. — As expected, New England is the first market …
Darren Murph / Engadget: Comcast begins long-awaited rollout of TiVo set-top-box
Jason Chen / Gizmodo: Tivo On Comcast: Comcast TiVo Rollout Starts Now
Meg Tirrell / Bloomberg:
TiVo Introduces Service for Comcast Following Delay — Oct. 11 (Bloomberg) — TiVo Inc., the pioneer of digital video recorders, introduced its service for Comcast Corp. customers this week following delays. — Some Comcast customers already have the service in place, TiVo and Comcast said today in an e-mailed statement.
Discussion: DSLreports and Zatz Not Funny!
Dave Zatz / Zatz Not Funny!: Did the Comcast TiVo Really Launch?
Eric Bangeman / Ars Technica:
Radiohead still needs major label to let world see its "Rainbows" — Radiohead is apparently not quite ready to follow Nine Inch Nails into a life without record labels. Although the group has made its new album In Rainbows available for download on its website for whatever price fans are willing to pay …
Jeff Leeds / New York Times: In Radiohead Price Plan, Some See a Movement
Ben Rayner / Toronto Star: Radiohead's bold gambit
Andrew Parker / The Gong Show: Radiohead's In Rainbows is Smart Anti-Piracy Approach
Cynthia Brumfield / IP Democracy: Radiohead's Landmark Communal Listening Experience
Ethan Smith / Wall Street Journal:
Madonna Heads for Virgin Territory
Madonna Heads for Virgin Territory
Matt Rosoff / Crave: The gadget blog: More big names flee their labels
Jeff Leeds / New York Times: Madonna Nears Deal to Leave Record Label
Jeff Baumgartner / Contentinople: Madonna, Live Nation and the Limits of Digital Music
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!: Report: Madonna to Leave Warner Brothers Records
Bruce Houghton / hypebot: Commentary: Live Nation Ties Up Madonna
Miguel Helft / Bits:
Google Founders Pick Up Another Big Plane — Google's billionaire founders, owners of a Boeing 767 that has been the talk of Silicon Valley, are apparently adding another unusually large private jet to their fleet: a Boeing 757. — Like the Boeing 767, and two other jets operated …
Discussion: CNET News.com, WebProNews, Good Morning Silicon Valley, VentureBeat and Todd Watson
Elinor Mills / CNET News.com: Google billionaires get another jet
Doug Caverly / WebProNews: Another Aircraft Goes To Google
John Murrell / Good Morning Silicon Valley: Air Google expands fleet
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / FORTUNE: Apple 2.0:
Report: Apple Gains 29% Share of $$$ Notebooks — Drilling down into Apple's (AAPL) recent string of boffo quarterly reports, analyst Toni Sacconaghi Jr. of Bernstein Research finds both strength and vulnerability in Steve Jobs' relentless pursuit of high-margin computer sales.
Discussion: Digital Daily, MacUser, The Mac Observer and Infinite Loop
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Who You Callin' 'Super-Small-Market Share Guy,' Bill?
Dan Pourhadi / MacUser: Up, down, up, down, up, down...steady
Justin Berka / Infinite Loop: Analyst: Apple's focus on profits limit iPhone's reach
Caroline McCarthy / CNET News.com:
Electronic Arts pays $860 million for BioWare, Pandemic Studios — Video game mega-publisher Electronic Arts has agreed to pay $860 million to purchase VG Holdings, the parent company of video game companies BioWare and Pandemic Studios. — This deal, expected to close in January, is the largest in EA's 25-year history.
Discussion: Tech Trader Daily, Opposable Thumbs, paidContent.org and Valleywag
Frank Caron / Opposable Thumbs: EA acquires Bioware, Pandemic
David Kaplan / paidContent.org: Electronic Arts Buys VG Holdings For $860 Million
Mike Elgan / Computerworld:
Prediction: Starbucks Wi-Fi will soon be free — The for-pay Wi-Fi model at Starbucks feels old and stale, says Mike Elgan — Editor's note: This article headlines our TechGear section and newsletter. … Starbucks, the giant coffee chain with 13,168 locations worldwide …
Discussion: Wi-Fi Networking News, jkOnTheRun and The Raw Feed
Glenn Fleishman / Wi-Fi Networking News: Free Wi-Fi from Starbucks? Ha
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: Starbucks to set WiFi free?
Ionut Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
From Google to Facebook — "On Friday July 13th, 2007 I resigned from Google in search of new challenges and risks. This was a hard decision to come to and I have been seriously thinking about it for the last few months. In the end I decided (with support from my wife) …
Discussion: WebProNews, All Facebook, Epicenter, PDA, WebMetricsGuru and Search Engine Land
Doug Caverly / WebProNews: Google's Ling Leaves For Facebook
Nick O'Neill / All Facebook: Googlers Convert to Facebookism
Terrence Russell / Epicenter: Yet Another Googler Defects to Facebook
Kevin Anderson / PDA: PDA's daily (almost) newsbucket
Marshall Sponder / WebMetricsGuru: Is Facebook the next Google?
Dave Zatz / Zatz Not Funny!:
TiVo HD Lifetime Transfer Arrives — In time for the holidays (yet prior to the real shopping season), TiVo pulls the trigger on a promotion many folks have been eagerly awaiting: Transfer Lifetime Service onto a TiVo HD... for $199. At the end of the day it may not be a bargain but …
Discussion: Christopher Null, Crave, Engadget, TiVo Lovers and Gizmodo
Mike Yamamoto / Crave: The gadget blog: TiVo offers HD for lifetime service holdouts
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget: TiVo offers lifetime service transfers to the HD... if you've got $199
Fred / A VC:
In Rainbows — I knew I was going to buy this new Radiohead record. Just for the experience of buying music at whatever price you want to pay was enough to do it. But beyond that, I've listened this morning and I am happy to have bought it because it's wonderful music too.
Discussion: michael parekh on IT, Leigh's Blitherings and Read/WriteWeb
Richard MacManus / Read/WriteWeb: Poll: What is Radiohead's Album Worth?