From the monthly archives:

July 2006

There's an interesting interview on John Battelle's blog with Bill Gross of Idealab, the guy who created (among many other things) a pay-per-click, search-based advertising company called GoTo, which became Overture, which was then bought by Yahoo. In fact, although John doesn't mention this in the lead-up to the interview, without Bill Gross and GoTo…

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Tony Ruscoe, a programmer who became famous (in the blogosphere at least) for discovering the Google Base domain before the search company launched it, was poking around in Google's attic again and found some new potential services that Google seems to have waiting in the wings, including Google Real Estate, Google Guess, Google Events and…

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So the Rolling Stones -- arguably the world's oldest rock band -- are the latest lure to get eager music fans listening to a concert via their cellphone (other such concerts have featured lesser lights such as Daddy Yankee and Rihanna). As Carlo at MobHappy and others note, you get just 7 minutes for your…

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Robert "I used to work for Microsoft but now I work for this little podcasting startup" Scoble, aka The Scobleizer (who apparently got his name at a previous job because he liked to install all kinds of beta software on people's machines -- which then became known as "Scobleizing" them) hates the Internet.
Chad Hurley, the guy with the surfer-dude name and the hottest Internet-media property going -- namely YouTube, home of classics such as the Diet Coke and Mentos video -- seems to be reading from the standard Web 2.0 (or Bubble 2.0) playbook in his recent media appearances, including his It Girl role at Allen &…

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