forbes Articles

Verizon All Bark and No Bite With Google

Never has “all bark and no bite” been more appropriate than news that, just days after Verizon seemingly challenged Google’s free ride of phone companies’ infrastructure, the telecom giant is backing down.

Below The Belt?

Okay, now Valleywag is making some not-so-veiled accusations about Eric Schmidt. Are they hinting at what I think they’re hinting at?

Google Report Card

Forbes gives Google grades on each of its courses, er services.

Forbes Continues Its Blog Credibility Issues
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Forbes magazine has long been seen as a major player in covering the world of business and finance. Their reporting is generally credible with excellent insight. Blogging as a communications tool continues to grow in the business world but for some reason, Forbes just can’t seem to get it right.

Forbes on Vertical Search Engines

Forbes takes a look at the growing trend of vertical search engines. Oodle, Jobster, and LookSmart are among the many featured in the story.

SunRocket Giving Bloggers a Bad Name

How many of you were offended with the Forbes article that labelled bloggers as an “online lynch mob spouting liberty but spewing lies, libel and invective.”

Clueless BrandWeek Magazine

Are blogs a waste of your time and that of your business or clients?

Doesn’t PR Include Public?

A nice A-list circular post about how Audible has missed the target on it’s Podcast announcement, and what the PR should be.

Financial Times Does a Forbes on Blogs

Oh dear. The Financial Times nearly “did a Forbes” with a feature story on Friday about blogs and business.

Bullish on Blogs

Former Forbes writer Michael S. Malone: “Let me make a prediction. Five years from now …

Forbes’ Daniel Lyons Backs Off a Bit on Blogs

Sam Whitmore has snagged a podcast interview with Daniel Lyons, the author of Forbes’ controversial cover story on blogs.

Bloggers Form Lynch Mobs, Prove Forbes Right

When I was younger, I loved the cheesy “When Animals Attack!” television shows that were the standard fare on FOX.

Steve Forbes Defends Blogging In Podcast

An interesting follow-up to the Forbes shallow journalism story (my unrepentant description) yesterday which described how the magazine portrayed blogs and bloggers as the source of all evil.

Forbes Assaults Blogosphere

In “Attack of the Blogs,” Forbes raises issues of accountability and ethics in blogs, and cites Yahoo and Google as willing accomplices to a slavering mob.

Bloggers Up In Arms About Forbes Cover

What do I think? We are being played. What’s a better way to remind the online world you exist? Attack.

Forbes Calls Bloggers Lynch Mobs

Earlier tonight I was on a four-minute segment on CNBC that largely focused on Forbes’ new cover story …

Forbes Money List: Microsofties, Googlers, Yahoos

The annual Forbes 400 lists have been published, and some familiar names in the world of search and technology show up there.

Yahoo And Google Almost Tied In Customer Satisfaction

There are many ways to measure the effectiveness of web property, especially sites with such broad reaches that their name recognition is almost second nature.

Qwest Still Putting Up a Fight in Ongoing MCI Bid War

Qwest Communications has once again decided to increase its offer in the ongoing battle with Verizon for MCI.

Mentor Application Gets FDA Advisory Panel Approval

Mentor’s application to sell silicone-gel breast implants was approved by an FDA advisory panel.

Oil Drops Over $1 On Report of Rising Supplies

Oil prices fell over $1 a barrel today after data showed evidence of rising supplies in the U.S.