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Yang to Ballmer: Stop lying and don’t be cheap. » VentureBeat

UK online ad spend to overtake TV: report – By Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) – The Internet will usurp television as the biggest advertising medium in Britain by the end of 2009, according to a report published on Monday. Britain has the most developed online advertising market in the world…

Ireland arrives – – nice PR piece about the role of IT in Irish entrepreneurship.

Bubblegeneration Strategy Lab – Communitied out – building communities and social media are currently too hard work. Scaling issues?

Hitwise Intelligence – Robin Goad – UK: Google UK trademark changes and navigational search

Kenshoo – Search Marketing Innovation – interesting Israeli search engine marketing service

Over The Air – mobile dev conference that I missed :(

A Case Study In Personal Brand Destruction – Shel Israel’s novice steps in video interviews get blown up. Whilst Arrington’s rhetoric is overly dramatic (and ironic given his ‘thin skin’ at times), the moral of the story is that people in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones

95% of youngsters copy music – but the sneakernet of ripping and burning copies of CDs is still in the majority

SMEs plan to divert spend online if recession hits – Brand Republic Login – Brand Republic – no real surprise here, but a nice windfall for Google and local search companies

Twubble – interesting suggestion engine for people to follow

apophenia: does work/life balance exist? – danah boyd’s take on the New York Times article on blogger stress-related deaths.

subgiant – uk based live breaks and electrorock trance band

Elle Plus anticipates aging Japan

Cambridge expert: use Safari to evade Phorm | Technology | Guardian Unlimited

Urban Tailor | Unique Custom Tailored Clothing : Custom Hoodies, Custom Jackets and more – Asian bespoke tailoring meets streetwear

Measurementcamp: MeasurementCamp – collaborating to make sense of measuring social media

What Cloud Computing Really Means – New York Times

Google Jumps Head First Into Web Services With Google App Engine

Low Apple demand to hurt NAND flash growth, says iSuppli

Habbo’s Global Youth Survey