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CNN Shows The Linus Interview

The Linux operating system has reshaped the technology industry greatly over the past decade, but creator Linus Torvalds still comes across as just another techie who enjoys working on code.

Can You Hear the Opportunity?

As a continually evolving online marketplace continues to do just that, marketers are always looking for the next big thing. Those untapped markets that can help take them and their clients to the next level.

CNN Resets Its Home Page

Several changes on CNN’s website embrace a look and feel that puts a lot of emphasis on above-the-fold navigation and presentation options.

Blogger Relations and Full Transparency

Shel and I had quite a robust discussion about the Wal-Mart and Edelman blogger relations campaign yesterday in show #119 of FIR: The Hobson & Holtz Report.

Congress Tears Into Net Companies Over Censorship

Voice Of America reports that American congressmen took to the floor today, blasting internet companies for being partners in censorship efforts, during a briefing earlier today.

Google and Microsoft to join?

Fortune on CNN is wondering if Google and Microsoft would join forces to go against Apple.

My Final Thoughts on CES

I was just talking with Buzz. We’re both exhausted. I didn’t do much of anything until late in the afternoon today.

Wikipedia as accurate as Britannica

A lot of angst has been suffered in recent weeks over Wikipedia, the free open-source encyclopedia.

Lycos Launches Katrina Missing Persons Search

Since the affects of Hurricane Katrina crippled large portions of the Mississippi Gulf Coast and New Orleans last week, the various search engines have been providing a great deal of support to the resulting humanitarian effort.

CNN, Disney Zapped By Zotob

Multiple systems at several site in the country experienced worm-related shutdowns, and were likely Zotob-related.

Blogs Predict Dukes of Hazzard Movie Doom

“A car wreck with boobs.” This concise, yet substantive, review comes from CNN after the Dukes of Hazzard movie premiere.

News In Yahoo In News: ABC & CNN Video On Board

Sunnyvale perennial portal power Yahoo announced on Monday its collaboration with CNN.com and ABC news to provide video news feeds for Yahoo’s news page starting in September.

Yahoo Gets CNN, ABC News Video

News feeds from the two news media companies will be featured on Yahoo’s web site in two forms.

Yahoo Misses Wall Street Estimates

Yahoo’s quarterly earnings report came in $6 million below what The Street expected, and the stock is taking a beating as a result.

CNN Seeking Consumer-Generated Media

To help celebrate its 10th anniversary online, the CNN web site has created a special section entitled Online Evolution.

CMT Pays Man $100K Salary to Blog

CNN Money reports that Country Music Television has signed Chris Nelson to a one-year $100,000 deal to watch reruns of “The Dukes of Hazzard” on the cable channel and write blog postings for the network’s Web site.

CNN Online Video To Be Free

Starting June 20th, the existing video feeds available from the news network will be more prominently displayed on its web site.

Blogger Alleges CNN Trying to Lower His Google Rank

CNN has launched a sophisticated Google attack designed to lower the rank of posts critical of the network by introducing spam into the comment stream …

Warner Music Decides on IPO Range

Warner Music Group has decided on a range of $22 to $24 for its initial public offering.

Greenberg Gave Wife $2 Billion in AIG Stock

Corinne P. Greenberg, has recieved $2 billion worth of American International Group shares from her husband, the company’s former chief executive, Maurice “Hank” Greenberg.

Retail Sales Gain but Disappoint in March

March retail sales did not live up to Wall Street’s expectations, but did manage to grow moderately.