Links for 2007-05-23 [del.icio.us]
- Pandora Goes Mobile, and Sonos, and More
Music streaming service Pandora has had its ups and downs over the last two years since launching. People love to listen to their personalized radio stations that get more and more tailored as you tell it what you like and don't like.
- Get In Now, Yahoo Goin' Mobile Panelists Urge Marketers
That announcement was one of a number of industry "tipping points" touted at the Yahoo "Goin' Mobile" Summit, and the message to marketers about the future of mobile advertising was loud and clear--get in now, and do it right!
- CNN, CBS, NBC, Joost Make New Web Moves
CNN bought an equity stake in Internet Broadcasting, CBS Interactive bought Wallstrip, and NBC Universal adopted a new ad format from Unicast. Also, soon-to-launch Internet TV service Joost signed up with Creative Artists Agency (CAA).
- Americans with Broadband Spend Half of Their Spare Time Online
Broadband users spend an hour and 40 minutes (48% of their spare time) online in a typical weekday, and more than half of that is spent accessing activities related to entertainment and communication.
- Steve Jobs introducing ‘1984’ in 1983
28-year-old Steve Jobs grooving to Irene Cara's "What a Feeling" and then unveiling Apple's "1984" commercial. The setting is Apple's sales conference in Hawaii in October 1983.
- Feedburner rumors pan out
News site Techcrunch says it has confirmed the $100M price tag Valleywag reported, last week, for Feedburner. The Chicago-based venture will go to Google for about $100m.
- Anarchy, Discontent Plague Second Life
Is a perfect storm brewing, virtual or otherwise? If you're interested in my take on Second Life, don't miss: Metaverses for the masses
- Is A-B Canning Bud.TV?
File under: Never had a chance ... Anheuser-Busch Cos. CEO August Busch IV today said the No. 1 brewer expects its pioneering online television network to "fade" during the second half of the year.The latest in a string of online misfires ... Also see: Does Bud Bucks Suck?
Thursday, May 24, 2007