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Monday: August 10, 2009

The ten harsh truths about corporate blogging.The ten harsh truths about corporate blogging.

A good read for you corporate bloggers out there (you know who you are).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:46 AM | Tags (5) | blogging | blog | corporate | smashing | truths |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 6, 2009

Microsoft decides to bring on 400 people over from Yahoo.Microsoft decides to bring on 400 people over from Yahoo.

This little tidbit was part of their recent partnership. Good news for Yahoo employees, I guess.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:35 AM | Tags (6) | yahoo | microsoft | partnership | deal | search | alliance |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 5, 2009

Turns out that Yahoo has an escape clause from Microsoft deal.Turns out that Yahoo has an escape clause from Microsoft deal.

...Yahoo declined to comment on the exact number for revenue per search or market share that would trigger the escape clause. Microsoft is planning to guarantee Yahoo's revenue per search for 18 months following the completion of the deal...

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 8:05 AM | Tags (6) | yahoo | microsoft | deal | escape | google | search |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 29, 2009

Details of new Microsoft Yahoo partnership to be announced in the near future.Details of new Microsoft Yahoo partnership to be announced in the near future.

According to the article, Yahoo keeps it's advertisers but their search engine might be powered by Bing.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:46 AM | Tags (6) | yahoo | microsoft | partnership | search | ads | advertising |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 28, 2009

Have a peek at some of the potential interface changes coming to Firefox 4.0.Have a peek at some of the potential interface changes coming to Firefox 4.0.

These are just draft ideas for brainstorming but some of these concepts seem to be awfully familiar.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:39 AM | Tags (6) | firefox | mockup | version | brainstorm | concept | draft |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 18 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 24, 2009

PayPal would like you to know that they will eventually be bigger than eBay.PayPal would like you to know that they will eventually be bigger than eBay.

Oh by the way, eBay is coming out with something called 'eBay Bucks' in the near future.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:29 AM | Tags (4) | auctions | competition | ebay | paypal |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 23, 2009

Disney CEO would like you to know Hulu could still charge for content.Disney CEO would like you to know Hulu could still charge for content.

Right, this should go over well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:50 AM | Tags (4) | charges | disney | hulu | video |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Amazon.com is now the proud owner of web shoe store, Zappos.Amazon.com is now the proud owner of web shoe store, Zappos.

The deal, Amazon's biggest acquisition yet, calls for Amazon to pay for the shoe, apparel and accessories company with about 10 million shares of stock. Amazon values that at roughly $807 million, based on its average closing price in the 45 days that ended July 17.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:25 AM | Tags (6) | zappos | interwebs | acquisition | stock | shares | amazon |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 22, 2009

Yahoo's new homepage not as exciting as some would have hoped.Yahoo's new homepage not as exciting as some would have hoped.

Users will notice a difference and there are features which will make life simpler. But there's nothing here to cause swarms of new users to Yahoo.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:48 AM | Tags (4) | redesign | revamp | yahoo | yawn |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Microsoft decides to close up shop on their YouTube competitor product.Microsoft decides to close up shop on their YouTube competitor product.

The truth is that Soapbox never stood a chance. YouTube was always the place to go for user-generated videos, and while Soapbox did offer slight improvements in some areas, Google has been making sure to keep improving YouTube as well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:38 AM | Tags (5) | beta | microsoft | soapbox | video | youtube |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 17, 2009

Everything you ever wanted to know about Twitter's company strategy now online.Everything you ever wanted to know about Twitter's company strategy now online.

...and this is only a portion of the full set of leaked documents.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:49 AM | Tags (8) | hack | documents | twitter | techcrunch | security | strategy | pulse | interwebs |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 16, 2009

Yahoo still number one in some areas that aren't search engine related.Yahoo still number one in some areas that aren't search engine related.

Good for them. There are also some interesting usage stats in the article as well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 2:07 PM | Tags (5) | competition | engine | news | search | yahoo |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


New report figures out that we are all addicted to broadband.New report figures out that we are all addicted to broadband.

Who knew?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:53 AM | Tags (5) | broadband | report | addiction | interwebs | ars |  | Discuss (1) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Facebook would like you to know they now have 250 million active users.Facebook would like you to know they now have 250 million active users.

Facebook's growth explosion as of late has been largely overseas, and some would argue that the next frontier for the massive social network would be to make better inroads into countries where people are more likely to be accessing the Web on a mobile device than on a computer.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:36 AM | Tags (4) | facebook | users | millions | active |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 14, 2009

YouTube officially ditches Internet Explorer 6 support.YouTube officially ditches Internet Explorer 6 support.

Yes folks, the time has come to upgrade your aging web browser.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 12:35 PM | Tags (4) | browsers | ie6 | support | youtube |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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