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A Blair County, Pennsylvania man was charged with desecration and insults to the flag after spray painting an American flag with the letters “AIM” and hanging it upside down outside his home. Neighbors and passersby were offended by the display, and contacted local police. Allegheny Township police Assistant Chief L.J. Berg arrived to the scene, removed the flag, and commented, …
Not to confuse the issue, the original Wounded Knee Massacre occurred on December 29, 1890, near Wounded Knee Creek on the Lakota Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in the U.S. state of South Dakota. It was the last battle of the American Indian Wars. The Wounded Knee incident began on February 27, 1973, and lasted more than 71 days. Around 200 …
Google and AOL were able to restore the inoperability between their two instant messenger clients, over two weeks after a spam flood on AIM began to affected Gmail Chat and Google Talk. AOL initially thought that the repairs would be finished last Thursday, but things took a bit longer, and service was back up Tuesday. Interoperability between the IM clients …
We’ve discussed cultural differences, censorship, and the lack of a home field advantage – these have all posed challenges to Google in China. It’s now becoming clear that Google will also need to overcome its unfamiliarity with the mobile market to succeed in this country.
Buying Attention & Building Trust
With content that you freely distribute you are primarily trying to build relationships with people who don’t know you and have never bought from you. Since attention is limited you have to make your content accessible to gain market attention.
Highbrow = Low Readership
Most potential buyers can not distinguish between great information and average information, but most people…
Technorati’s Dave Sifry has a word of advice for blogger upstarts: find your niche and aim for “The Magic Middle.” Sifry says there’s a middle ground, where topic specialization, a modest number of inbound links, and a little help from some new features can be enough to climb the ladder of blog success.
America Online, better known as AOL started an AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) ad campaign designed to resonate with that most desirable of demographics, college kids. AOL, in its campaign to revitalize, has attempted to create both a top-notch portal environment but also to become one of those habits of life.
Former US President Bill Clinton offered a light of hope to the impoverished and AIDS-stricken African kingdom of Lesotho by opening up a pediatric AIDS clinic at the Queen Elizabeth II hospital. Around 22,000 children are HIV positive in the tiny country with an HIV rate of around 30 percent.
Oil prices set record highs again yesterday, hitting $59.85 a barrel at one point. Traders seem poised to knock $60 a barrel down and leave it in the dust as contracts from the 4th quarter cracked $61. The big question many are asking is what price can the market actually support.
An AOL representive responded today to a Steve Rubel post criticizing new TOS terms via a comment in his Micro Persuasion blog.
Mobile industry leaders create specifications for open unified mobile Java services architecture.
If your web-based business solves a specific problem, then your chances of online success are good — this is not a facetious statement because you’d be surprised to know how many businesses go online with no clear objective whatsoever. But in order to increase those chances, an immensely important step in marketing effectively online is required — targeting.
Begin at the bottom rung of the news media and work your way to the top. That’s the conventional wisdom most companies follow. PR specialists call this “building credibility.”
“We’ll begin with the trade publications and the small newspapers,” they say. “Once we build our credibility there, we can move up to the daily newspapers and to large-market television. And if we succeed there, maybe … just maybe … we can break in with the national media. This will take years of hard work, but we can get you there if you trust us and do as we say.”