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There's been a lot of speculation that profitless YouTube could beworth 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 -- ItsInternet space is like the U.S.'s in the mid '90s. The blog alarm:clock
, a Chinese online ad network (likeDoubleclick or Valueclick), which just got funded.
Technorati is the premier blog search engine. Founder Dave Sifry giveshis
State of the Blogosphere
analysis -- we're at 50 million blogs now.
Quant Investor looks at
deep value play
, based in Israel.
Seth Godin and Guy Kawasaki are by far my two favorite marketingpundits. So what a pleasure to read
Seth interviewing Guy.
13D Tracker with
the latest on activist play
and hedge fund Liberation.
Acquisition of the century:
bought MySpace last year for $500 million. Yesterday
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
I loved "Super Friends." I loved
. Now I love
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