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Here’s a detailed post (widely picked up) by Simeon Simeonov about Google developing a mobile phone. Here’s the reported strategy: Apparently, Google is planning to...

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VentureBeat reports that Citysearch/IAC is the mystery buyer of InsiderPages — purchase price not disclosed. I would guess it wasn’t more than 2x what the...

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Here’s a nice overview piece — together with the requisite “who will win?” dramatic elements — from BusinessWeek, covering mobile search: The emergence of Internet-connected...

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The question on many people’s minds since the recent PR warfare between Google/YouTube and Viacom (and NBC) is: will YouTube retain its dominance or will...

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SuperPages has had user reviews for some time. Today it announced “Reviewer of the Week,” a competition seeking to drive more engagement and more reviews....

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Barry Schwartz at Search Engine Land points to a Google Blog posting that announces Google will be displaying local results with reviews and links to...

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Here’s the partial release text (full text here): SUNNYVALE, Calif. – January 23, 2007 – Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) today reported results for the fourth...

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From Reuters and the AdSense blog: Over the next few weeks we’ll be testing AdSense video distribution and sponsorship with a small group of publishers....

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So-called vertical search is all the rage. Why? Partly because “horizontal” (general) search has limitations and partly because it’s almost impossible to get VCs to...

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The NY Times’ Bob Tedeschi writes about an emerging category of sites forming a kind of “virtual town square,” so-called hyperlocal content sites (awkward term)...

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For the past couple of years I have been preaching the gospel of user-generated content and reviews. I often encountered considerable skepticism from former colleagues...

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This happened late this past week and it’s already been widely reported but I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention Yahoo!’s new quicker, more open...

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One of the persistent complaints for the last year or so about Google is that it’s too powerful now — owning 45% to 60%+ of...

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Even as search becomes all-but-synonymous with the Internet for many users, there’s a paradoxical and growing sense that it’s failing. We have incredibly high expectations...

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