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Facebook to leverage "likes" into ads

Jan 25, 2011
Advertising Age reports that the next generation of Facebook ads will be based on what pages you say you like (the modern version of the old fan...
Posted In: advertising, business, Facebook, social media

New iPhone and iPad to have NFC built in?

Jan 25, 2011
Are you as sick of reading about the impending new iPhone and iPad as I am of typing those words? And having Microsoft Word STILL refuse to...
Posted In: apple, business, iPad, iPhone, manufacturing, nfc

Details on New York Times paywall emerge

Jan 24, 2011
The Wall Street Journal has some leaked information on what the upcoming paywall for the New York Times might look like. The Times model is being ...
Posted In: business, news, newspapers, paywalls, social media, Web Culture

Google shakeup

Jan 21, 2011
This one seemed to have taken everyone by surprise. Eric Schmidt will leave his post as CEO at Google on April 4 and take on a new position of...
Posted In: business, China, eric schmidt, Google, larry page, search

The Mob Economy: How much do you know about the mob's big business?

Jan 20, 2011
Federal authorities on Thursday announced the biggest mob bust in FBI history: a total of 127 mobsters and associates were charged for criminal a...
Posted In: business, mob, quiz

Living Social and Amazon sell a bunch of stuff together and somebody loses money

Jan 20, 2011
Before we prepare the online coupon throne for King Groupon, competitor Living Social might have a word or two to say. Living Social, the Art Garf...
Posted In: Amazon, business, groupon, living social, Web Culture

MIDDAY UPDATE: Obama's regulation reform, finding a successor for Steve Jobs

Jan 18, 2011
President Barack Obama will sign an executive order today requiring federal agencies to review regulations that might hurt economic growth. Juli...
Posted In: apple, Auto, business, earings, mid-day update, Obama, reform, regulation, steve jobs

Facebook backtracks on data sharing

Jan 18, 2011
Just before the weekend, Facebook rolled out new functionality that allowed third party app developers to ask users for their address and mobile...
Posted In: business, Facebook, privacy, social media

Boring headline but a true one: Without Jobs, Apple will be much the same in short term

Jan 18, 2011
Today, Apple is reporting what will probably be pretty robust earnings. It's a big year coming up for Apple, new iPhones, new carrier for iPhone,...
Posted In: apple, business, gadgets, Health, iPad, iPhone, Jobs

Geek Chow: Facebook, Google, and Yahoo to change the way they run web addresses. For a day.

Jan 14, 2011
It seems we're running out of web addresses and unless something is done, we'll have used them all up by November. Not URLs, mind you, there are...
Posted In: business, Facebook, geek chow, Google, policy, Yahoo

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