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Maven Scores Gannett USAToday.com Video Deal
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Maven Networks will roll out an online TV solution with news publisher Gannett’s USAToday website and 150 other websites.

Fox Pushed To Free Presidential Debate Videos

Followers of politics won’t see Michelle Malkin and DailyKos on the same page very often, but the cease and desist letters Fox News issued to Republican Presidential candidates regarding the use of debate videos have put them on the same side again.

Let Google Know Your Site’s Geographical Location
If your site is location-specific (www.abcdef.es) then it really isn’t a problem but if your domain ended with a .com or a .net or a .org then it is hard for search engines to know your location. Now, ex-Googler Vanessa Fox has post which tells everyone how to Let Google Know The Geographic Location of Your Site.

Google Debuts Facebook News App

Google may have this social networking thing down, after all – although it was just formally announced on Friday, a Google News app for Facebook already has almost 2,300 daily active users.

Fox Business Channel Getting Positve Reviews

The Fox Business Channel went live in 30 million homes on Monday and hopes to make business news more appealing to the average viewer.

Video: Vanessa Fox on Zillow

At SES San Jose I was able to sit down with Vanessa Fox to talk briefly about some of the basic features of the Google Webmaster Central service and posted that interview but was also able to do a second video about her new role at Zillow.

Fox News Partners With Maven Networks

Fox News has selected Internet TV platform Maven Networks to run all of its online video channels for its global news network.

Fox to Offer Free Shows via iTunes

Did NBC jump ship too soon? TechCrunch reports that now Fox will be offering their shows for free download via iTunes. The deal will feature season premiere episodes of Fox shows including Prison Break, Bones, American Dad and K-Ville—mostly returning shows. Fox hopes to expose more viewers to its shows.

Fox And Apple Partner On TV Deal

Fox Broadcasting and Apple iTunes are partnering to offer free premiere episodes of seven of Fox’s television programs.

SES Video: Vanessa Fox

Even though she’s moved on from Google to Zillow, Vanessa Fox still carries quite a bit of passion for her creation, Google Webmaster Tools. She was even spotted at the Google Dance giving advice to SES attendees at the Google Webmaster Tools product demo table.

Fox, NYT Play With Wikipedia
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IP addresses associated with news organizations have been connected to edits made in Wikipedia that either smear rivals or remove negative information from their entries.

CBS, Fox Still Stingy About Debate Footage

Activists on both sides of the political fence are thrilled that NBC, ABC, C-SPAN, and CNN have all agreed to allow Presidential debate footage to be legally shared, blogged, excerpted, and uploaded to video sites like YouTube.

MySpace Launches The Storyteller Challenge

MySpace, Fox and the Producers Guild of America have partnered to find new talent for original programming.

Online Video Grabbed 75 Percent Of US Web

May 2007 saw nearly three quarters of US Internet users streaming video, with Google sites the most heavily visited in the month.

Dow Jones Denies News Corp. Buyout

A report from British news site The Business that Dow Jones had officially been sold to Rupert Murdoch is being called untrue by spokespersons for both the Bancroft family, which owns Dow Jones.

FTC Clears Fox Interactive To Buy Photobucket

The FTC has no objections; Fox Interactive Media is free to acquire Photobucket.  As a result, the photo-sharing site will probably get snapped up in the near future.

Fox To Host Pre- All-Star Game Webcast

Who says America’s (former) favorite pastime has gotten too commercial? What, just because the list of All-Star Game sponsors is longer than the rosters? Well, at least part of the proceeds are going toward offering a live pre-game webcast from Fox, allowing fans to get close up views of the steroid tracks.

Ways Webmasters Create Duplicate Content

At the recent SMX Advanced Conference in Seattle one of the big sessions was on duplicate content. There is great blow by blow coverage in posts by Vanessa Fox and by Chris Boggs.

Top 10 Reasons Vanessa Fox Left Google

Well, the search marketing industry was mildly rocked this week by the news that the much-beloved Vanessa Fox will be leaving Google where she was something of a maven, spokesperson, and technical evangelista for some years. The news has left me rather verklempt!

Fox And Brightcove Partner

Brightcove, an Internet TV service has inked a deal with Fox Entertainment Group (FEG) to offer it services on all FEG properties.

Google’s Loss, Zillow’s Gain
On a bittersweet note, Vanessa Fox announced in her official blog that she was leaving Google, the brand that has made her one of the most popular names among webmasters, for Zillow, a Real estate-based search engine.

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