All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Criticism’
In my years of retail work, I’ve encountered tough guys, wicked old ladies, and thousands of screaming children. Yet the scariest creatures are often the mothers of those children, and Steve Ballmer may have seen a hint of that when one woman confronted him over Windows Vista.
While you were working, an interesting exchange happened over the blogosphere. It seems TechCrunch’s Michael Arrington and Silicon Alley Insider’s Henry Blodget are having a war of words.
You might ask what this has to do with internet marketing, but I think you’ll find the exchange of interest.
First up, Blodget put up his thoughts on Google’s share price hitting $2000, giving it a market cap of $750+ billion.
Here’s the thing about boldness: you’d better have the chops to back it up. While Ask.com’s anti-Google guerrilla marketing campaign in London’s Underground was outed in record time, indexing of its own campaign site was even close to a record.
Ads appearing in the Tube encouraged bystanders to fight Google’s "information monopoly."
Microsoft and Baidu have reached a “strategic alliance” in regards to Chinese paid search listings. According to an official statement, “Microsoft will display Baidu’s paid search listings on the search results pages of certain Microsoft websites, including MSN, Live, and other partner websites in China.”
Google’s Book Search project got major kudos from University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman speaking from within “the lion’s den” also known as the Association of American Publishers (AAP). The AAP launched a lawsuit against Google in October 2005 alleging copyright infringement as a result of the search company’s massive book digitization project.
China has been criticizing the United States government’s textile quota plan which was made to protect American manufacturers.
The fallout over Ketchumgate continues. The New York Times reports that the Department of Health and Human Services said it had hired Michael McManus …