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Microsoft and the FT Team Up to Google-Bash

News Flash: Mainstream Media Standards Deteriorate!  Whether or not Microsoft acted as a monopolist throughout the 1990s may be open to debate.  But I doubt that anyone other than Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer and their legal team would categorize their business practices as pristine.  So it’s both ironic and outrageous that Thomsas Rubin, Microsoft’s associate […]

By |March 6th, 2007|Information Industry, Internet and Technology, Posts|

But Will They Share?

Reuters_1 The Guardian reports that Reuters is going to set up a closed social network for the financial community – a financial MySpace.

Reuters hopes to draw from the 70,000 subscribers of its messaging service […]

Yahoo! Skewered

At Seeking Alpha there’s a post titled Yahoo!: Time for Plan B that tears apart Yahoo CEO Terry Semel and the organization’s lack of strategy.  One thing the post calls for is not only Semel’s resignation or firing, but the replacement of 6 other Board members.

Terry Semel, Robert Kotick, Roy Bostock, Ron Burkle, […]

By |February 27th, 2007|Business & Finance, Information Industry, Internet and Technology, Posts|

Weighing in at 400+ Pages…Safa Rashtchy of Piper Jaffray

Piper_2 Last week Piper Jaffray Senior Research Analyst Safa Rashtchy and team published one of the largest and most comprehensive investment research reports in recent memory: 425 pages of charts,  tables, stocks to […]

By |February 26th, 2007|Internet and Technology, Posts|

Social Media Invades…

The Attentio blog links to some new research entitled The Hype is Real: Social Media Invades the Inc. 500

The research proves conclusively that social media is coming to the business world at a faster rate than many anticipated.  It also indicates that corporate familiarity and usage of social media is racing far […]

A Long, But Complete Definition of Web 2.0

Web20logossmall I got around to reading the FT’s special section on Digitial Business from Wednesday’s paper.  You can see it here but most of it is subscription only.  Richard Waters has a piece titled […]

IBM’s Many Eyes Brings Data Visualization to Everyone

ManyeyesPosted by Barry Graubart, Vice President, Product Management

Identifying and understanding relationships across large data sets is difficult.  Traditional row & column approaches can’t scale or support non-linear relationships.  For a number of years, […]

John Battelle Interviews Joe Kraus

John Battelle of of Searchblog interviews Joe Kraus, the founder and CEO of JotSpot, which was recently acquired by Google.  No insights into the Googleization of knowledge management, but Joe does describe what it’s like to be at Google.

The Suburban Web

(Posted by Jarid Lukin, Director of E-Commerce)

Suburbia Fred Wilson (one […]

By |December 11th, 2006|Internet and Technology, Posts|

Second Life

Second_life According to an article in this weekend’s FT, Get a (second) life, "If you haven’t heard about it yet, you should be getting a little nervous."  Second Life is being […]