From the monthly archives:

January 2008

My friend Kara Swisher at All Things D has some juicy details from a recent all-hands meeting at a theatre near Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto. Apparently the shyness that Scoble remarked on when he met Mark Zuckerberg in Davos must have been a temporary thing, because it sounds like Marky Mark was more than…

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One interesting point from Google's much-discussed quarterly results: Eric Savitz of Barron's Tech Trader Daily blog notes that the company's CFO said Google's “social networking inventory is not monetizing as well as expected.” In other words, the social ads they've been running through MySpace and elsewhere? Not so much. That's apparently why the company's TAC…

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It must be tough when you just keep beating estimates quarter after quarter, like Google has done ever since it became a public company -- until now. Revenues and profits have continued to rise by the mid-double digits pretty much every time the company reports, and along the way plenty of people have become accustomed…

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In one of the least-surprising legal moves in recent memory, Swedish authorities have laid charges against The Pirate Bay, one of the largest trackers of BitTorrent downloads in the world (it recently passed the 10 million peers mark), on behalf of several movie studios and record labels. This isn't surprising for a number of reasons.…

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I'm having some trouble getting excited about the announcement that Meebo Rooms can now be easily embedded into websites and blog pages (you could embed them before, apparently, but it wasn't easy). I get the fact that Meebo.com makes it easy to chat, and I know that its Web-based IM service is hugely popular --…

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