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"In my experience, entrepreneurs moving into Yahoo! often got stuck doing PowerPoints about "strategy" instead of writing code and shipping products." -- former Yahoo developer and current Etsy CTO Chad Dickerson (TechCrunch)
Rupert Murdoch's much-talked about daily newspaper for the iPad, The Daily, will reportedly launch the week of January 17. Said a source to AllThingsD: "It MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Dec 20, 2010 6:00 AM ET
A sister publication sets the week of Jan. 17 for the tablet-only newspaper's debut
The most-talked about daily newspaper this year -- indeed, the only newspaper that seems to be generating any buzz -- is The Daily, the semi-secret iPad publication being assembled with an all-star cast of editors on the 26th floor of the News Corp.'s (NWS) Manhattan skyscraper for Australian-born press baron Rupert Murdoch.
When will we get to read MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Dec 17, 2010 11:06 AM ET
Myspace will use the Google Display Network and DoubleClick Ad Exchange going forward.
Google (GOOG) and MySpace (NWS) today announced a continuation of their advertising and search partnership.
In August of 2006, Google and MySpace first joined forces in a $900 million deal that expired this year. News Corp-owned MySpace no longer commands the power it once did, having been overtaken by Facebook long ago, so the deal won't be nearly as sweet MORESeth Weintraub - Dec 16, 2010 11:22 AM ET
MySpace CEO Mike Jones has the challenging task of rejuvenating a faded brand. He is overseeing a re-launch of the still popular site, that despite its size –130 million unique users worldwide – has become far less important than Facebook. MySpace no longer is challenging Facebook directly. In fact, it recently signed a deal with Facebook to allows its users to sign up for MySpace using their Facebook credentials. An MOREAdam Lashinsky, Sr. Editor at Large - Nov 30, 2010 12:29 PM ET
MySpace was once the big kid on the social networking block, but Facebook beat it in part by improving on its social advertising strategy, or lack thereof.
By Kevin Kelleher, contributor
So much of the discussion around Facebook centers on the way it's shaping our social interactions with others that it's easy to overlook how profoundly the company is rewriting the rules of online advertising. When Facebook's revenue is mentioned, it's MORENov 22, 2010 3:39 PM ET
Not likely. One is a life-long Democrat. The other runs a right-wing media empire.
The Sunday Guardian, borrowing a phrase and most of its facts from a Woman's Wear Daily piece posted three days earlier, describes Apple (AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs as "a major fan" of Rupert Murdoch.
Could someone who dated Joan Baez and put Al Gore on his board of directors really be a "fan" of the man who MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 21, 2010 10:31 AM ET
Facebook and MySpace were neck and neck competitors for years, but with yesterday's announcement, Mark Zuckerberg became the clear victor of this round of social. Here's how Facebook did it.
By Kevin Kelleher, contributor
In six fast years, Facebook has grown from startup into a billion dollar enterprise. Estimates for Facebook's revenue range from $1.2 billion to $2 billion this year. Jim Friedland, a Cowan & Co. analyst whose 2010 estimate sees MORENov 19, 2010 11:37 AM ET
Whether or not the redesign turns the social network around, analysts and design experts seem to agree it's a step in the right direction.
When MySpace unveiled its radically different logo at the Warm Gun Design conference in San Francisco two weeks ago, the media -- Fortune, included -- scratched their heads. Was the struggling social network off its rocker?
As it would turn out, yes, but in a very good way.JP Mangalindan, Writer - Oct 27, 2010 1:13 PM ET
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