Around the Web
From Wired The ten wackiest e-commerce sites
Businessweek’s My Virtual Life. Living imaginary lives in cyberspace with real property rights has VCs and advertisers taking serious notice.
Amazon.com secretly adds restaurant listings and menus but Peter Kim found out.
Is the Internet out of room? From Wired News.
Google is going to start charing for access to its Adwords API. Steve Rubel says Google’s API Greed is Bad for Innovation.
The New York Times Magazine on Google’s China Problem (and China’s Google Problem)
Blogs, Podcasts and RSS
The state of the blogosphere over 60 times bigger than 3 years ago.
Bloggers a potential PR menace. Companies that ignore the opinions of bloggers and internet commentators could create massive public relations disasters, a Jupiter Research report warns.
Boston Globe: Blogs ‘essential’ to a good career.
Apple Offers Free Computer Take-Back Program. Just in time for Earth Day. It’s already named as one of the top ten environmentally progressive companies.
Apple’s second quarter results show revenue up 34%, earnings increase 41%. – a 4% growth in Macs and 61% growth in iPods.
Click fraud rate lower than expected says report.
My Decade of Writing About Search Engines Danny Sullivan