Sunday, April 15, 2007

Headline Summary for Week of 9 April 2007


If context is king, the coronation has just taken place...
GoogleClick: Execs Explain $3.1 Billion Deal

As Google's kingdom of context monetization grows ever
Google Continues Search Engine Dominance - Even In Verticals!
Read/Write Web
Google’s next advertising deal, DirecTV
Venture Beat
Google teams with PennySaver in ad, content sharing deal
Google backs character-recognition research
Google Targets Voice Searches
WSJ Online*
Google aims to usurp campus email systems

And that gets some folks with vested interests a little
Microsoft, Google trade barbs on enterprise search
IBM hopes its social-networking software for the workplace will spur revenue and slow Google
Boston Globe/ Content Agenda
Why Google Isn't Stealing Newspaper Content

Business information publishers with a healthy mix of
media and enterprise content assets are thriving...
McGraw-Hill: Growth Strategy Solidly in Place
Seeking Alpha

Conversational content is buoying trade media publishers
but social media is the key to their future...
B-to-B Media Events' Revenue Surpasses Print
FOLIO: Magazine

Jimbo Wales slams his own product's lack of editorial
Wikipedia a force for good? Nonsense, says a co-founder
Times Online

But social media's parameters for quality depend greatly on
the scale of the communities that it serves...
Hyper-Local Citizen Media Sites Learn How to Serve Small Communities

Ignored intellectual property rights are subsidizing
China's economic growth...
U.S. to file piracy complaint against China
CNN Money via Content Agenda
Copyright charges against Beijing darken mood for upcoming dialogue
Straits Times via Content
Google China admits to unauthorized use of Sohu's character input software
AFX via Forbes

Well, they make great Christmas gifts...
Publishing CEOs blogmenting on the future of reference books
Really Simple Sidi

In other major trends in content this week...
CBS Gets Joost(TM)
PR Newswire
Bidders Shortlisted For Primedia’s Enthusiast Media Unit
Get a taste of what search may look like in the next 5 years
Really Simple Sidi
Journalism Education Stuck in Same Oldthink Mode as Big Media
A Photo Trove, a Mounting Challenge
The New York Times*
A Changing Map for Digital Music
WSJ Online*
Martha Stewart redesigns Web site
NBCU Signs Download-To-Own Deal With Germany’s T-Com

Best Practices
See How Easily You Can Become a Successful Blogger
MindTouch CEO Ken Liu: Adding a Wiki Twist to Business Sites
Tech News World
iProspect Study Reveals 1 in 3 Internet Users Report Purchase Decisions swayed by Social Networking
Promotion World
What Bloggers Can Learn From… Indirect Earners
Survey Gives Good Reviews to Online Product Reviews

Cool Tools
UpSNAP Pioneers Mobile Metasearch for Cell Phones
dBusiness News
YouTube model meets B2B Web casts on new site
FeedBlitz enabling to subscribe to blogs with Twitter
Library Clips
Twitter as a business meeting or collaboration tool?
Gigya To Ease Widget Publishing On Social Networks
A magazine that you can listen to
Really Simple SIdi
Free Barcode Creation Software
Download Squad
New APIs: Book Publishing and Gov Search
Programmable Web
MyQuire: Another Social Network For Productivity

Deals, Partnerships & Sales snags Koral’s Web 2.0 content management service
ZDNet Blogs
GrowthWorks Commercialization Fund Invests in Octopz Inc.
CCN Matthews
Dow Jones to Buy eFinancialNews
WSJ Online*
AskMeNow Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Expert System
MarketWire via Sys-Con
Fairfax Could Be a Merger Target As Australian Media Laws Change
WSJ Online*
Forbes Media Acquires Canadian Site
Aggregate Knowledge Raises $20 Million to Extend Leadership in the Online "Discovery" Market
Aggregate Knowledge
blinkx Partners With to Add Viral Web Videos to Search Index
PR Newswire
Yahoo ad deal with Viacom
Download Squad
LexisNexis Signs Agreement with TroyGould to Provide Online Client Development Products
Harte-Hanks enters b-to-b data sharing agreement
BtoB Online
Endeca ousts Autonomy for information access at BT
Computer Business Review
Elsevier To Publish Phytochemistry Letters
Medical News Today

Products, Markets & People
ProQuest CSA Adds Content to Illustrata and Illumina
Information Today
New Content Added To WestLaw ResultsPlus
Center for Legal Information
ON24 Inc. Launches Rich Media Network for Business and Technology Professionals
Streaming Media
Wetpaint adds private messaging to Wiki service
WebWare Adds Bank, Thrift, Insurer and HMO Financial Ratings to Free Proprietary Screening Tool
Corporate Counsel Study Finds Need for Overseas Legal Services Continues to Grow
CMP Launches Technology Marketing Resource Center on

PR Newswire
Post a Comment