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There's been a lot of speculation that profitless YouTube could be worth as much as $1 billion. GigaOm does an analysis of why News Corp. can't buy it.
Every business model that works in the U.S. will work in China -- Its Internet space is like the U.S.'s in the mid '90s. The blog alarm:clock looks at Tixa, a Chinese online ad network (like Doubleclick or Valueclick), which just got funded.
Wow! Bono owns Forbes.
Technorati is the premier blog search engine. Founder Dave Sifry gives his State of the Blogosphere analysis -- we're at 50 million blogs now.
Quant Investor looks at deep value play Ampal (AMPL), based in Israel.
Is Amazon (AMZN - Get Report) losing its groove?
Seth Godin and Guy Kawasaki are by far my two favorite marketing pundits. So what a pleasure to read Seth interviewing Guy.
13D Tracker with the latest on activist play Multimedia Games (MGAM) and hedge fund Liberation.
Acquisition of the century: News Corp. (NWS) bought MySpace last year for $500 million. Yesterday Google (GOOG - Get Report) committed to at least $900 million and probably much more just to be MySpace's search engine. Congrats to Murdoch for making the deal of the century.
Controlled Greed gives the case for Canadian telcom BCE (BCE - Get Report).
I loved "Super Friends." I loved Office Space. Now I love "Super Friends" meets Office Space.