Microsoft Tortures Little Kids With Bing Jingle – very disturbing
4 Emerging Trends of the Real-Time Web – interesting how Google killed Feedburner’s real-time analytics offering and now it’s an area that is the flavour d’jour
Apple’s 2009 ad budget: Half a billion – Apple 2.0 – Fortune Brainstorm Tech – interesting data points here to show that a number of technology giants including Microsoft and RIM are spending too much on advertising in terms of their absolute spend and as a percentage of revenue. The percentage vs revenue could be viewed as a measure of advertising efficency, which is wanting.
Silicon Valley mystified by reports top executive Hector Ruiz leaked company secrets – SiliconValley.com – the irony of these alleged wrongdoings whilst at the head of a large company which was desperate for the law to step in to help it compete with Intel isn’t lost on me.
Gawker Media Traffic – kicking mainstream media booty, however Gawker doesn’t have the same news gathering footprint and there is no guarantee that the eyeballs are worth the same as the New York Times or LA Times readership